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16 Apr 2014, 2:30 am by Paul Caron
Above the Law: Yet Another Defense of Law Schools (Yawn), by David Lat Belly of the Beast: Another Unfortunate Op-Ed, by Steven J. Harper (Northwestern) Faculty Lounge: Answers to, and Questions for, Professor Tamanaha on Why Now is a Great Time to go to Law School, by Ben Barros (Widener)... [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 2:00 am by thehealthlawfirm
By Catherine T. Hollis, J.D., The Health Law Firm and George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Bulletin of Information outlines several examples of … Continue reading → [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 1:23 am by
Question:I am currently working in Iraq. My wife has told me she is moving out of our home and filing for a divorce.She has told me that a judge will not allow me to have our kids for more than seven days at a time. I have changed my schedule so that IRead More... [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 12:39 am by legalinformatics
Dr. Primavera Di Filippi of CERSA / CNRS / Université Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) gave a presentation entitled Ethereum: Freenet or Skynet? 13 April 2014 at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. Click here for video and audio of the presentation. Here is the abstract: Ethereum is a contract validating and enforcing system based on a distributed public ledger such as the one implemented by the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. The system allows for the management of… [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 10:00 pm by Jim Hassett
Using existing staff to perform these functions Some firms have adopted a different approach, preferring to utilize the skills of people already on their staff to run project management and pricing: Pricing has become a big part of our portfolio, but it’s done by an MBA who has been here for a long time, who studies pricing and speaks about it. For some time, we’ve had a group within the firm that we refer to as our practice economics group. They have been tasked with serving as a… [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 9:50 pm by Simon Gibbs
Implementation of the Jackson reforms was predicted by many to mean a dramatic drop in claim numbers. The Access to Justice Action Group predicted “there will be at least 25% fewer claimants”. Many scoffed at the idea the reforms would lead to a reduction in motor premiums. To date there has apparently been no reduction [...] [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 9:02 pm by Jim Gerl
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15 Apr 2014, 8:22 pm by Lawyerist
Dropbox is popular with lawyers. According to the ABA’s most-recent technology survey, 58% of lawyers use Dropbox, making it the most popular online file storage option among lawyers. Here is everything you need to know about Dropbox, from how to install it to securing your client files.IndexInstalling DropboxFeatures, Add-Ons, and PricingSyncing, File Versions, and PackratSharingCamera UploadExtra StorageBusiness PlansUsing DropboxSecurityTerms of ServiceWho Should Use DropboxInstalling… [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 3:59 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
“The Bureau of Justice Statistics’ (BJS) National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) measures the rates at which Americans are victims of crimes, including rape and sexual assault, but there is concern that rape and sexual assault are undercounted on this survey. BJS asked the National Research Council to investigate this issue and recommend best practices for measuring rape and sexual assault on their household surveys. Estimating the Incidence of Rape and Sexual… [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 3:33 pm by By STEVEN M. DAVIDOFF
A compliance supervisor is hired ensure that a company accused of wrongdoing does not break the law again, but the concept is problematic, writes Steven Davidoff in the Deal Professor. [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 3:24 pm by admin
Tesla Motors is challenging a lemon law claim made by a Wisconsin attorney who calls himself the “King of Lemon Laws”. Tesla released a statement on their blog stating that the attorney, Vince Megna, misrepresented the facts of the case and implies that the Model S in question had been tampered with. In the blog post Tesla re-affirms their commitment to customer service and compliance with lemon laws. In a video released by Megna, that stars himself alongside a cardboard cut out of… [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 2:49 pm by Stephen Fairley
Hundreds of top law firms write new blog content every month, but most of their posts are never read by their top prospects!  What can you do so prospects want to continually read your blog posts? You probably already know that content marketing is a top strategy to attracting and building relationships with new leads. Consumers are turning to the Internet like never before to research answers to legal questions BEFORE they even consider calling an attorney or scheduling a consultation. On… [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 2:15 pm by By PETER EAVIS
The Fed chairwoman on Tuesday suggested some measures to reduce the risks for Wall Street firms. The measures include requiring banks to hold more capital. [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 2:03 pm by Ben Barros
Brian Tamanaha has asked two interesting questions in response to Steve Freedman’s recent posts on jobs and law school admissions.  Steve has started a series of posts that make the argument that now is a good time to go to law school, because enrollment declines will lead to a very strong job market in just a few years.  So far, he has addressed the supply side of the argument, noting the dramatic drop in law school enrollment will lead to fewer graduates hitting the job market in… [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 1:26 pm by Paul Caron
One of the joys of being a faculty member at Pepperdine is the opportunity to spend time with wonderful visitors who come to the law school because of its unique mission. Today is a great illustration, as we welcomed Gary Haugen (President & CEO, Internal justice Mission) and David Skeel... [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 1:11 pm by
I have posted a paper to the Social Science Research Network: "The Crisis of Secular Liberalism and the Constitutional State in Comparative Perspective." A final version will appear in the volume 48 of the Cornell International Law Journal in 2015.(Pix (c) Larry Catá Backer 2014)The post includes the abstract and download information.  Comments and suggestions always welcome. The Crisis of Secular Liberalism and the Constitutional State in Comparative Perspective: Religion, Rule of Law,… [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 1:01 pm by Kathryn Hughes
Coming today to BigLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to all the inside baseball announced by America's largest law firms during the past week in an easy-to-scan format. You'll also find must-read analysis, rankings, trends, etc. about large law firms. This week's inside baseball sections link to: 68 press releases about lateral hires, mergers, internal promotions, and all other significant business news. 59 press releases about notable law firm and practice group accolades. 68… [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 12:59 pm by David Lat
Are you looking for advice about the lateral recruiting process? Look no further. [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 12:50 pm by library
Oxford University Press is hosting a webpage that looks at the arguments surrounding the use of force in both the international and domestic context. [read post]
15 Apr 2014, 11:27 am by By PETER J. HENNING
Not all criminal investigations of a company are alike, and there are telltale signs about how serious a threat one may present, writes Peter J. Henning in the White Collar Watch column. [read post]