Setting The Law School Floor — See Also

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North Carolina Central Law School Sets A Minimum LSAT Score: Don’t bother to apply if you can’t crack a whopping 142. Try To Wrap Your Head Around This: Ken Starr says the Mueller investigation is exceeding its mandate. Lawyer Moonlighted As An Exotic Dancer During Law School: Now he wants a pardon for videotaping sexual … Continue reading “Setting The Law School Floor — See Also”

Another Law School Is Exactly What We Need Right Now — See Also

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It’s Still Just In The “Discussion” Phase: But Jacksonville is looking at creating a new law school. Another Title VII Circuit Split: The Second Circuit holds that sexual orientation is protected under Title VII. Will the Supreme Court weigh in? Behold: Law school horror stories! Increasingly Obnoxious Behavior Gets A Lawyer Disbarred: Of course it’s … Continue reading “Another Law School Is Exactly What We Need Right Now — See Also”

During opioid press conference, Sessions says Justice Department will investigate GOP memo claims

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Home Daily News During opioid press conference, Sessions… Attorney General By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted February 27, 2018, 4:33 pm CST U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. mark reinstein / Shutterstock.com Attorney General Jeff Sessions told reporters Tuesday that the Justice Department is investigating claims in a GOP memo that prosecutors failed to fully disclose the … Continue reading “During opioid press conference, Sessions says Justice Department will investigate GOP memo claims”

That Most Glorious Of Days When We Have A New Ranking — See Also

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A NEW RANKING OF OUTSIDE COUNSEL: It’s been at least two years in the making, but finally we have a ranking of outside counsel based on what in-house attorneys think about. See the full list here. TOMORROW IS THE FEBRUARY BAR EXAM: Try not to fail. ENERGY LAW FIRMS KEEPS MERGING: In the near future, … Continue reading “That Most Glorious Of Days When We Have A New Ranking — See Also”

Accessing Your Inner Pause Button

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Ed. note: This post is by Jeena Cho, a Legal Mindfulness Strategist. She is the co-author of The Anxious Lawyer (affiliate link), a book written by lawyers for lawyers that makes mindfulness and meditation accessible and approachable. She is the creator of Mindful Pause, a self-paced online program for creating a more sustainable, peaceful, and productive law practice in just … Continue reading “Accessing Your Inner Pause Button”

The White House Wedding Tinged With Creepy Overtones

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White House (by Cezary p via Wikimedia) Which U.S. president married the daughter of his law partner? Hint: The story actually takes a creepy turn since he became her legal guardian when she was orphaned at 11. They were married at the White House when she was 21. She was the youngest wife of a … Continue reading “The White House Wedding Tinged With Creepy Overtones”

Non-Sequiturs: 02.25.18

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Stephen McDaniel * Audacious: former Mercer Law student Stephen McDaniel, who took apart the body of Lauren Giddings after brutally murdering her, seeks habeas corpus. [WGXA] * “Did #MeToo really bring a reckoning to the legal industry?” A discussion featuring Katherine Ku, Dahlia Lithwick, Leah Litman, Ian Samuel, and me. [Vice] * Speaking of #MeToo … Continue reading “Non-Sequiturs: 02.25.18”

Meanwhile, On Earth 2 — See Also

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THIS BIGLAW DAD MAKES ME FEEL BAD ABOUT MYSELF: I should try to learn from him, but, since I’m a guy, my impulse is to challenge him to some kind of combat. But I’d probably lose. I think I’ll just drink and play some Playstation. She never judges. PRESIDENT TRUMP IS ABOUT TO UNLEASH A … Continue reading “Meanwhile, On Earth 2 — See Also”

Wherein White People Prove My Point And Send Me Hate Mail

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Yesterday, I waded into the guns-for-teachers debate by pointing out the likelihood than an armed group of teachers would inevitably turn those weapons on their black and brown students, murdering them in schools just as cops kill unarmed minorities in the streets. We know that police officers, who receive lots of training in the use … Continue reading “Wherein White People Prove My Point And Send Me Hate Mail”

ATL Set To Unveil New Ranking: What In-House Counsel Really Think About Law Firms

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Next week, Above the Law will unveil its comprehensive law firm brand rankings based on an extensive survey of in-house counsel. Joe Patrice and Elie Mystal sat down with Above the Law Research Director Brian Dalton to talk a little about the ranking and what clients are looking for in a law firm. Stay tuned … Continue reading “ATL Set To Unveil New Ranking: What In-House Counsel Really Think About Law Firms”

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