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Discrimination In The Workplace: Talking About Racial Bias Is Hard But Must Be Done

The biggest impediment to anything meaningful moving the needle of diversity is the lack of honest discussion.

BigLaw Gets Another Boutique Law Firm

Closing in on almost 4,000 lawyers, DLA Piper picks up law firms like a tire tread picks up rocks -- it's rolling. Continuing its worldwide expansion, the BigLaw firm has brought in another boutique law firm. Liner LLP, and about 60 attorneys, will join Piper's offices in downtown Los......

What's the Best Law School for a Career in Immigration Law?

Unlike lawyers who choose a field of practice for the money, immigration attorneys are often motivated by something else. Perhaps they are immigrants or children of immigrants. It may run even deeper to a less complicated time when the United States was a nation of immigrants. Whatever the impetus,......

State Attorneys General Won’t Save Us

In a recent article published in Slate, Professor Jed Shugerman contended that if President Trump were to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller and shut down his investigation, state attorneys general could step into the resulting gap....Show More Summary

Terrible Ruling Allows Untied To Keep Its Domain But Not Its Soul

yesterdayIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Let's jump back in the wayback machine for a moment and discuss Untied, your primary source for customer and employee complaints about United Airlines. When we last wrote about the site in 2012, we first mentioned that Untied.com has...Show More Summary

If You Care About Kids, This Is A Pretty Important Lawsuit

Kansas faces an interesting new challenge to its effort to strip tenure from public school teachers.

Analytics Unwound: A Guide For The Rest Of Us

What exactly are analytics, and why should lawyers and law firms care about them?

Senator Wyden Argues FCC Is Either Incompetent Or Lying About Alleged DDoS Attack

yesterdayIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Last week we noted how the FCC was acting incredibly suspicious in regards to its May claim that a DDOS attack, not annoyed John Oliver viewers, brought down the agency's website shortly after Oliver's latest rant on net neutrality.Show More Summary

Daily Deal: Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Training

yesterdayIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Learn how to create, effectively manage and deliver desired results by learning Project Managment skills. For $49.99, the Project Management Professional Training will help you learn the skills needed. It features over 35 hours of training approved by the Project Management Institute. Show More Summary

How to Replace Jeff Sessions

This piece was originally published on Just Security, an online forum for analysis of U.S. national security law and policy. President Trump took to Twitter on Monday morning ostensibly to defend his “beleaguered” Attorney General Jeff...Show More Summary

The 50 Best Law Firms For Women (2017)

Congratulations to all of the law firms that made this important ranking!

Are You A Coyote Or Road Runner?

What first impression would someone form if they saw how you work and how run your firm? Would you be proud of the impression you make?

Watchdog Stings Defense Dept., Obtains $1.2 Million In Military Gear With A Fake Cop Shop

yesterdayIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The Defense Department's 1033 program allows local law enforcement agencies to buy military equipment. Often, the purchases are made easier with sizable grants, meaning agencies can load up on assault rifles, grenade launchers, armored vehicles, and extra ammo at nearly no cost. Show More Summary

How The Affordable Care Act Can Be Fixed (Q&A)

Venrock Partner offers take on Senate health bill debate.

Google Files Suit in U.S. Court To Block Enforcement of Canadian Global Takedown Order

Last month's Supreme Court of Canada decision upholding a global takedown order requiring Google to remove search results on an international basis sparked widespread concern from civil liberties and digital rights groups who fear the...Show More Summary

Attorney General Ted Cruz?

Jeff Sessions is in trouble and Trump may be looking to Texas for a replacement.

IP Perils Of The Almost Famous

Smaller brands often struggle with how to protect their first commercially successful product from an IP perspective.

LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday July 25, 2017.Today we are talking about Employment Law. “My ex-employer just gave me a severance proposal, but I was only given 3 days to respond. Is that legal?”The law does not address this question. Show More Summary

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