Maybe you've practiced at a firm for a few years and you're ready for something different, or maybe you've always dreamed of arguing a case before the Supreme Court. But one thing's clear -- you've decided to start your own appellate practice. So, go ahead and hang out a shingle,......
It's not an easy question to ask, or to answer. "Do I have a drinking problem?" Everyone has an opinion. Your mother thinks you drink too much. Your buddies think you don't drink enough. Some folks can drink every night until they black out, then make it to court in......
Law school debt can lead to very bad things -- like murder convictions.
I'm a big fan of the "You Called 911 for That?!" campaign being run by the Washington County (Oregon) Consolidated Communications Agency, the dispatch center that handles calls in that area. In an effort to educate citizens that—as you certainly...
This may be the greatest legal ad ever.
Just recently, we wrote about how the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) has been increasingly detaining and harassing people at the border (or near the border) under highly questionable circumstances -- and then refusing to comment on any of it. Show More Summary
Sadly, this lawyer's free time is usually spent complaining about the fact that she to go to work the next day and do it all over again — is there no rest for the weary???
Paul Fakler points out that a number of things I've also seen said about copyright in Oscar selfies aren't true. This one got me the most:Perhaps the most silly “analysis” I have seen so far has been the suggestion that because Ellen...Show More Summary
As we recently discussed, Keurig is busy making plans to embed new technology in their new "Keurig 2.0" line of coffee makers that will reject unsanctioned (read: less expensive, competing) coffee pods. The technology would also presumably prevent the use of manual re-usable filters, which are usually found for between five and fifteen bucks online. Show More Summary
Associated Press The unsealed indictment of three former leaders of the shuttered law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP describes how its leaders allegedly took increasingly desperate measures to conceal the firm's downward spiral. Below areShow More Summary
The singer and Sony Music prevail in a legal dispute over an administration error. read more
This all just goes to show what we already knew: Big Law, bigger a-holes.
Up until last week, Sarah Tran was a law professor at SMU in Dallas where she taught patent law among other courses. She passed away this past week at the age of 34 from leukemia. A fund has been created for her two young children. [Tran Children Development Fund][Texas Lawyer Article]. In the patent field, […]
As Comcast pushes for regulatory approval of its next major merger (the acquisition of Time Warner Cable), the company is pointing to its last major merger (the acquisition of NBC Universal) as an example of how tough regulators and meaningful merger conditions will keep the company honest as it grows ever larger. Show More Summary
UPDATE: The Racist, Sexist Commenting Judge's Identity Revealed!
For those of us that tend to take Wikipedia and the way it works for granted, it comes as something of a shock to encounter someone who clearly doesn't understand it at all. That seems to be the case in a lawsuit brought by the Greek...Show More Summary
Fun, camaraderie, and CLE at the big conference.
Foreclosure attorney Bruce Richardson alleges that Hogan Lovells partner David Dunn hit him with a briefcase in front of a court officer. That’s how they roll in state court. (Expect more on this later.) [New York Daily News; New York...Show More Summary
Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, March 6, 2014: Whitehall and Microsoft negotiate NHS Windows XP hacker survival plan Anti-virus software ‘totally useless’ in face of growing malware threatShow More Summary
In his recent February 25, 2014 Opinion and Order, Judge Terrence R. Nealon of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas addressed the issue of an employer's waiver of tort immunity by way of an indemnification clause in a contract in the case of Fritz v. Show More Summary