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Innovative Book Explains Essential Skills of Legal Argument

Professor Joel P. Trachtman (JD Harvard Law School) has developed a unique, practical guide to help lawyers analyze, argue, and write effectively. The Tools of Argument: How the Best Lawyers Think, Argue, and Win is a highly readable 200-page book, available for about $10 in paperback or e-book. Show More Summary

WSJ: Meet the Law Professor Who’s Crashing the Inversion Party

Following up on my previous posts (here and here): Wall Street Journal, Meet the Law Professor Who’s Crashing the Inversion Party: Harvard Law School professor Stephen Shay may have single-handedly crashed the corporate inversion party. The U.S. Treasury Department has in recent days begun weighing how it could use its...

Today in history: Barack Obama is born

August 5, 1961: Barack Obama was born. He is the 44th president, serving since 2009. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama graduated from Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was president of the Harvard Law Review. He then moved to Chicago, where he had worked as a community organizer before earning his law degree. Show More Summary

Professor Murdered in Broad Daylight Likely Knew Killer: Cops

Police are seeking information on a "vehicle of interest" following the brazen murder of a professor in broad daylight. Dan Markel, a Harvard Law School grad who taught criminal law at Florida State University, was shot at close range in the side of the head at his Tallahassee home last...

Want to Be a General Counsel? Try Texas!

Welcome to the world of in-house counsel, the attorney who lives inside a company as one of its employees, advising and representing it. Did you go to the right law school for this? If you went to Harvard Law School, then you're well on your way. Harvard, though, isn't your......

My Conversation with the Multi-Faceted Rubén Blades

Tonight on PBS, I'm joined by Rubén Blades. The 10-time Grammy winner, Harvard law school grad and former presidential candidate in Panama reflects on his varied career and talks about his new CD, "Tangos." In this clip, Blades talks...Show More Summary

On Tuesday’s Radio Show…

• Firing back. Six-term congressman Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) tells the story of how the Republican leadership threw him under the bus. • Why is Boehner wrong in suing President Obama? Harvard Law School Professor Laurence Tribe explains and also discusses his new book, Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution. • Americans United for Separation of Church [...]

Dear President Obama: Secure The Border Now Or Risk Civil War

As any grade-schooler, let alone a graduate of Harvard Law School, knows, the first job of a US President is to protect the homeland. Nothing comes before that sacred duty. Not famine abroad, not health insurance at home, not even Lilly Ledbetter. Show More Summary

Using Altmetrics to Measure the Impact of Faculty Scholarship

I am heading back to San Diego after three great days at the 24th Annual Conference for Law School Computing at Harvard Law School. In my talk on Friday, I argued that "blogs and social media can play a meaningful role in developing a faculty member's scholarly 'brand' and that...

Caron Presents Law Professor Blogs Network 2.0: One Year Later Today at Harvard

I am presenting The Law Professor Blogs Network 2.0: One Year Later at Harvard Law School today as part of the 24th Annual Conference for Law School Computing: The Law Professor Blogs Network is the nation's only network of legal blogs edited primarily by law professors. The network owns and...

Off to the CALI Conference at Harvard

I am spending the next three days at the 24th Annual Conference for Law School Computing at Harvard Law School. The theme of this year's conference is "The Next Wave": CALI has been around for over 30 years. In that time, it has pioneered technology in legal education and in...

Cyber Governance: What Every Director Needs to Know

In this article published today by The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, Paul Ferrillo, counsel at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, outlines what every director needs to know about oversight of their companies’ cyber security programs. Show More Summary

Meghan McCain Joins GLAAD Board

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via press release: GLAAD today announced that Republican political commentator, author, and TV personality Meghan McCain; Executive Vice President, Commercial Services at Hilton Worldwide Jeff Diskin; Harvard Law School professor and...Show More Summary

Mindy Kaling Delivers Hilarious & Amazing Speech at Harvard Law School (Video)

Mindy Kaling keeps her phone handy as she makes her way through LAX Airport after her flight on Saturday (May 31) in Los Angeles. Earlier in the week, the 34-year-old actress and writer delivered a hilarious speech at Harvard Law School. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Mindy Kaling “From where I stand from [...]

The Other Harvard Law School Graduation Speech

Following up on Thursday's post, Mindy Kaling’s Harvard Law School Graduation Speech: Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, also gave a wonderful speech: [T]hat is where your focus should be always — being the guy who does his job. Whether you are an associate, a...

Mindy Kaling Takes Jabs at Harvard Law Students About Their Future: ‘You’ll Defend BP From Birds’

4 months agoNews : Truthdig

Mindy Kaling, a comedian who describes herself as someone who is “obsessed” with justice, gave a commencement speech at Harvard Law School that most were probably not expecting.

Here's Mindy Kaling's Hilarious Speech to Harvard Law: "You Will Defend BP From Birds."

Here's actress/comedian Mindy Kaling speaking at this year's Harvard Law School Class Day on Wednesday: With this diploma in hand, most of you will go on to the noblest of pursuits, like helping a cable company acquire a telecom company. Show More Summary

These Four Words Completely And Hilariously Sum Up Harvard Law School According To Mindy Kaling

Although Hollywood starlet Mindy Kaling couldn't quite put her finger on why she'd been asked to speak to the Harvard Law School class of 2014, the resulting Class Day speech was downright clever. Kaling, a Dartmouth College alumna, did offer one single heartfelt observation: "Listen, let me tell you something. Show More Summary

“You Are All Nerds”: Mindy Kaling’s Harvard Law School Commencement Address

I love Mindy Kaling. I really do. But her commencement address at Harvard Law School was rather … Mindy Kaling-focused … to put it politely. I don’t understand why she was invited to speak (she doesn’t seem to understand why herself), because most of what she had to say was about herself. I guess it’s always exciting [...]

Watch Mindy Kaling's Harvard Law School graduation speech

Cambridge, Mass., native Mindy Kaling took a trip back to her old stomping grounds to give the Class Day speech for the 2014 graduates of Harvard Law School. It was alternately funny and inspiring, which is the way all commencement speeches...Show More Summary

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