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It’s Looking Like Life Even Without The Murder Charge: Sure, crime pays, but it costs a lot of time too.
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Read This Before You Tie That Knot: Like many contract breaches, ending a divorce can cost you.
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You Know What They Say About Broken Clocks: Take a gander at this rare Judge Ho W.
With Jurists Like These, Who Needs Boxing?: Verbal spats in opinions may not be the best thing for the judiciary. Sure makes reading them more interesting though.
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Some Pass The Bar, Others Get Hit By It: Check out the exit data.
Biglaw Is Looking At A Smaller Cohort: Fewer offers this time around. Does that bode well for business?
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A Securities Fraud By Any Other Name: Turns out emojis don’t protect you from legal liability.
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Now That’s One Way To Violate Local Court Rules: Learn from this Biglaw partner’s mistakes.
The Blue Ribbon Commission Exposed The Tying Process: This is why you have to check for the meta data.
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With The Arguments Elon Musk’s Lawyers Are Making, Who Needs ChatGPT’s Creative Writing Prompts? Get a load of this human intelligence.
Nothing Says Sisyphean Like Trying To Get Rid Of The LSAT: Remember the decision the ABA just had? Yeah, they’ll have a new one in August.
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Sometimes Less Is More Justice: Baldwin’s charge reduced after pointing out an ex post facto.
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Bonds Stronger Than Money: Since when does academia pay this well?
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YouTube Might Be Liable For Your Content: Section 230 finds itself in the hot seat.
Paralegal Who Ripped His Shirt And Challenged An Associate To A Fight Now Practices At The Firm Like Nothing Happened: Wild times.
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Get Your Time’s Worth! 40% of firms are still working for yesterday’s price. Get with the times!
King Twit Has Found A Replacement For Perkins Coie: Farr out, dude.
I Know Lawyers Are Bad At Math, But Come On Now: Even I’d notice if someone went from $10M to $12. I think.
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The Multimillion-Dollar Texas Two-Step Finds Its Way To Jersey: If only it were as easy to finesse student loans as it is to finesse those hurt by big business.
Something Is Rotten In Mexico: Kim Williams suspects foul play at this resort.
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The Difficult Route Can Be Costly: Gibson Dunn and Meta get caught being obtuse. Now they have to pay for it.
Get With It Or Get Gone: Exclude ChatGPT from your lawyerly toolkit at your own peril.
Breaking Up Is Never Easy: Procopio goes though a round of layoffs.
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Is It The Content Of Their Applications Or Their Bank Accounts? Yale, Brown, Dartmouth, and Co. will have to open the admissions black box for an antitrust lawsuit.
Your Most Zealous Advocate Has To Be You: Tune in to The Jabot to get the life advice you need to get ahead.
ChatGPT May Not Be Ready To Practice Law, But It Is Ready To Rhyme About It: Check out these mad funky fresh bars.
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Let’s Get This Over With Quickly: Goodwin got layoffs out of their system so we’re done with them. Right?
If You Don’t Have Corporate Email, Gmail Is Fine: Troutman employees forced to work around widespread technical issues.
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Mississippi Prepares To Bypass Democracy And Just Appoint The White Officers And Judges They Want: I miss when the biggest issue was just gerrymandering.
Layoffs Are Upon Us: Shearman got to shearing at their associate and staff count.
You Gotta Have More Proof Than That: This Biglaw partner has to do a better job of bringing receipts.
Did You Get In To One Of The Most Selective Law Schools? Lo and behold, the list doesn’t track U.S. News rankings!
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Greenberg Traurig Can Now Say Yay After Dropping Ye: No one firm should have such a difficult client.
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That’s One Way To Land Paid Time Off: A jury awards a staff attorney $1.1m in a religious free speech claim connected to taking off for high holidays.
Maybe Justice Jackson Shouldn’t Be The Only One Recusing From The Affirmative Action Cases…: Data shows the candidates selected for Supreme Court clerkships are about as diverse as you’d expect.
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Who Needs Prestige When You Could Have Livable Learning Conditions? Check to see if your law school is on the party pooper list.
If Only The People Serving Hard Time For Marijuana Possession Were Law Students: Texas judge commutes defendant’s punishment for moving 28.5 keys of weight to completing her JD.
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Philly Politicians Refuse To Begin Process To Rename A Street Glorifying Justice Taney For… Reasons? Somebody should send Gritty to handle business.
The Firm Is Like A Family, And It Is Getting Bigger! Mergers are merging it up.
The Fire Eventually: Even the CATO Institute thinks the whole cops murdering unarmed people thing is getting out of hand.
Jones Passes Up On This Day In Court: The firm leaders are presumably tired of having to scrub the Cheeto dust from their hands after representing 45.