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Time Is The New Black

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Recording activity for business purposes is different from timekeeping solely for billing purposes. Most solo and small firms understand the need to capture all their effort as they strive to spend more time working on client matters. However, some firms have moved to flat fees and stopped recording hours. As many Biglaw firms shift to … Continue reading “Time Is The New Black”

When Should Law Deans Or Other Academic Administrators Comment On Public Controversies?

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One issue confronting law school deans these days with increasing frequency and urgency is when we should (or shouldn’t) weigh in publicly on controversial matters of community concern, including matters on which our faculty colleagues may already be weighing in. One answer, offered by prominent and thoughtful legal education blogger Brian Leiter (also an accomplished … Continue reading “When Should Law Deans Or Other Academic Administrators Comment On Public Controversies?”

Non-Sequiturs: 11.03.17

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Colin Kaepernick (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) * Colin Kaepernick’s lawyers have requested emails and texts from a number of teams as part of the quarterback’s collusion claim. They’ve also asked to speak to Texans owner Bob McNair, 49ers owner Jed York, and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. [CBS Sports] * So, you want to write … Continue reading “Non-Sequiturs: 11.03.17”

I’m Not Sure Anybody Cares But — See Also

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I DON’T KNOW WHY PEOPLE DON’T CARE ABOUT THE 11 WOMEN WHO HAVE ACCUSED TRUMP OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT: But people should. Read the latest thing Trump’s attorneys are doing to these women. I KNOW PEOPLE CARE ABOUT MAKING PARTNER: But people rarely tell you how to actually do it. Read some inside tips here. LORD … Continue reading “I’m Not Sure Anybody Cares But — See Also”

Who Should Be The Next Director Of A Legal Film?

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We are inching closer and closer to Oscar season, though somewhat annoyingly it seems like more than in years past, the majority of major Academy Award contenders are not being released until late November or December. While I wait anxiously at the thought of new films from venerated directors like Steven Spielberg, P.T. Anderson, Guillermo … Continue reading “Who Should Be The Next Director Of A Legal Film?”

8th Circuit nominee answers senators’ questions on ‘not qualified’ rating

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Home Daily News 8th Circuit nominee answers senators’ questions… Judiciary By Lee Rawles Posted November 1, 2017, 5:09 pm CDT Leonard Steven Grasz testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee at his nomination hearing. Republican senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee expressed harsh criticism of the “not qualified” rating given to a candidate for the St. … Continue reading “8th Circuit nominee answers senators’ questions on ‘not qualified’ rating”

ABA urges Congress to limit use of cash bail

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Home In-Depth Reporting Boosting Bail Reform: ABA urges Congress… REPORT FROM GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS By Rhonda McMillion November 2017 Shutterstock The ABA is concerned that more than 450,000 people are in jail across the country awaiting trial because they cannot afford bail. So the association is urging Congress to take action to limit the use of … Continue reading “ABA urges Congress to limit use of cash bail”

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