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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/
  • Apr 26

    Who Wants To Buy This Diamond Ring?

    Who Wants To Buy This Diamond Ring?
    A ring-stealing attorney gets a one-year suspension with reinstatement on a further court order from the New Jersey Supreme Court. The Disciplinary Review Board tells the tale On October 20, 2011, Tracy Rubinetti reported the theft of her 1.6…
  • Apr 26

    Public Defender Bait-And-Switch Draws Short Suspension

    Public Defender Bait-And-Switch Draws Short Suspension
    The New Jersey Supreme Court has imposed a three-month suspension of a former public defender who pled guilty to charges related to his official duties From the report of the Disciplinary Review Board Each of these charges related to…
  • Apr 26

    As Maine Goe

    As Maine Goe
    The Maine Supreme Judicial Court is seeking comments on a proposal to revise Rule 1.10 to allow for screening as a solution to imputed conflicts of interest The Advisory Committee recommends amending Rule 1.10(a) to conform to subsection (a)…
Rank this Week: 36

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/
  • Sep 8

    OK, Blogger. I give up.

    OK, Blogger. I give up.
    You're not letting me update my links, so I'm not posting to this blog any more.
  • Apr 28

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.
    How do we count the ways in which the Westin Cincinnati is a very, very bad hotel?First, the good news:  friendly staff and great location.  That, however, is the only good news.1.  Let's start with safety.  There should…
  • Apr 20

    Predicted this in 2012.

    Predicted this in 2012.
    The story on Whittier in the NYT is here.As I said in 2012, "[t]he world doesn’t need as many ABA-accredited law schools as it has already, just as the world has figured out that it doesn’t need as many U.S.-based BigLaw firms as…
Rank this Week: 272

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 25

    Finalists Announced for the 2018 Scribes Law-Review Award

    Finalists Announced for the 2018 Scribes Law-Review Award
    Scribes--The American Society of Legal Writers--presents an annual award to the best law-review article written by a law student. A total of 57 articles were nominated for the 2018 award. From that number, the screening committee selected the…
  • Apr 24

    What Happens to Your Appeal When You Don't Follow the Rules of Appellate Procedure?

    What Happens to Your Appeal When You Don't Follow the Rules of Appellate Procedure?
    Simple. Your appeal gets dismissed. Ammar v. Schiller DuCanto and Fleck LLP, 2017 IL App (1st ) 162931, 419 Ill. Dec. 541, 93 N.E.3d 660. The appellate brief in Ammar failed to cite the record and failed to cite supporting...
  • Apr 22

    JALWD Editorial Board

    JALWD Editorial Board
    The Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) has announced that Dr. JoAnne Sweeny (Louisville) will be the new co-Editor-in-Chief of Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD, the legal-writing journal published by ALWD. Dr. Sweeny is…
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