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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/
  • May 1

    Best managerial advice ever.

    Best managerial advice ever.
    There's a great article by Paula Krebs in this week's Chronicle of Higher Education's Vitae section (here).  In it, she talks about the importance of working on difficult issues by first imagining why the person sitting across the table…
  • Apr 24

    Want to change a student's life?

    Want to change a student's life?
    One way to do it is to fund awards like this one, this one, or this one.
  • Apr 24

    Most of us know people who have or had struggled with cancer.

    Most of us know people who have or had struggled with cancer.
    And this book is one such journey (with a very happy ending):  all of us who know Geoff and Autumn Berman were pulling for them as Geoff beat cancer.  (And yes, I'm one of the people mentioned in the book, but that's not why you…
Rank this Week: 154

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/
  • May 3

    False Testimony In Family Dispute Not Covered By Litigation Misconduct Rule

    False Testimony In Family Dispute Not Covered By Litigation Misconduct Rule
    A disbarment recommendation was rejected in favor of a remand by the Alaska Supreme Court. The Alaska Bar Association Disciplinary Board recommends disbarment of Deborah Ivy for making false statements as a party to litigation in violation of…
  • May 1

    Last Hope For Justice

    Last Hope For Justice
    The District of Columbia Court of Appeals will face a formidable task in reviewing the execrable Worst Report in its disciplinary history when it hears oral argument on June 3, 2015 in the case of In re Szymkovicz et al....
  • May 1

    Tax Avoidance Advice Suit May Proceed

    Tax Avoidance Advice Suit May Proceed
    Claims by the heirs to the Johnson & Johnson fortune against Proskauer Rose LLP on allegations of fraud, excessive legal fees and unjust enrichment may go forward, according to a decision yesterday by the New York Appellate Division for…
Rank this Week: 263

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/
  • Apr 29

    Law Student Essay Competition on Public Interest Law

    Law Student Essay Competition on Public Interest Law
    The University of Pennsylvania Law Review announced a competition for student-authored submissions for its first annual public-interest essay competition. The author of the first-prize paper will receive $3,000, and the winning article will…
  • Apr 28

    A verse in praise of plain English

    A verse in praise of plain English
    For a light-hearted promotion of plain English, see The Pleading in the March Michigan Bar Journal. The author, Cooley’s Mark Cooney, echoes Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven to describe a judge poring vainly over a complaint with its…
  • Apr 24

    Do You Have an Announcement for the Newsletter for the AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research?

    Do You Have an Announcement for the Newsletter for the AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research?
    You can send news of upcoming events, promotions, and conferences to the newsletter for the Association of American Law Schools Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research. Click here. And hey, send us a copy. We can post news here...
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