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Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Mar 31

    Burton Awards 2015

    Burton Awards 2015
    The Burton Awards for Excellence in Legal Writing is, without a doubt, the single most glamorous evening for legal writing. That's been true for years, and the 2015 award ceremony promises to continue that trend. It will be held at...
  • Mar 31

    Meet the LWI Professional Status Committee: Olympia Duhart

    Meet the LWI Professional Status Committee: Olympia Duhart
    The Legal Writing Institute, the world's largest membership organization for persons concerned with legal writing and its teaching, has established a new Professional Status Committee to examine the national employment situation for…
  • Mar 30

    Cheryl Beckett Voted "Professor of the Year" at Gonzaga

    Cheryl Beckett Voted "Professor of the Year" at Gonzaga
    Professor Cheryl A. Beckett, Director of the Legal Research and Writing Program at Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Washington, has just been voted Professor of the Year by the students at her school. Congratulations Cheryl! Fun…
Rank this Week: 156

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Mar 31

    Airport Altercation

    Airport Altercation
    An Illinois Hearing Board has recommended that a petition for reinstatement to practice be denied. The attorney's first ethics violation involved her failure to disclose her client's death during settlement negotiations of a workers'…
  • Mar 31

    Prosecution Of Defense Attorneys Draws Scrutiny

    Prosecution Of Defense Attorneys Draws Scrutiny
    The Charlotte Observer has picked up on the stories that we ran concerning the North Carolina State Bar prosecution of two death penalty defense attorneys. Two defense attorneys face accusations of professional misconduct for a piece of their…
  • Mar 31

    Mother F***er

    Mother F***er
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court accepted the resignation of an attorney who had abused the trust of an elderly client. The title is a reference to the last two quoted paragraphs. The court told the story In 2005, Respondent began assisting...
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Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Covers governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, and professional responsibility generally. By Nancy Rapoport, a law professor at UNLV's Boyd School of Law.

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 22

    Aha! A new problem w/Congressional politics--or is it?

    Aha! A new problem w/Congressional politics--or is it?
    I like what Crescent Hardy is saying about Yucca Mountain ("let's explore if there's any scenario in which having Yucca Mountain be the nuclear waste repository might make sense for Nevada"), but I can't reach him via email because I don't…
  • Mar 14

    Another news clip about my talk(s) in Bogota.

    Another news clip about my talk(s) in Bogota.
    Here, and here's the original post.  I'm still just amazed that I was asked to speak, and I'm so grateful to Superintendent Reyes!
  • Mar 14

    Congrats to Randy Gordon and Maks Del Mar!

    Congrats to Randy Gordon and Maks Del Mar!
    Maks's new book (co-edited with William Twining), which has an essay by my buddy Randy Gordon in it.  You can get the book here.
Rank this Week: 836