Posted on February 15, 2009
Last Thursday somewhere over 800 associates and staff were laid off from Biglaw. Scott Greenfield thinks it's inevitable that some number of them will be hanging shingles as criminal defense lawyers.
Posted on February 10, 2009
Following up on yesterday’s sadness: If you’re not sure why it’s so sad that the Obama Administration is doing exactly what the Bush Administration did with state secrets, here’s why it matters: When the executive branch invokes the state secrets privilege to shut down lawsuits, hides its programs behind secret OLC opinions, over-classifies information to [...
Posted on February 09, 2009
This makes me want to cry: Obama Administration Maintains Bush Position on ‘Extraordinary Rendition’ Lawsuit The Obama Administration today announced that it would keep the same position as the Bush Administration in the lawsuit Mohamed et al v [...
Posted on February 04, 2009
I know it doesn't seem to readers of this blog as if anything is happening here. If you subscribe to the RSS feed you've gotten a few twitter updates recently, but that's about it. The truth is, I'm kind of busy, but I've also been thinking about what to do w/the site.
Posted on January 10, 2009
Random thought while reading 9 REasons Not to Attend Law School”: Lawyers who regret and complain about choosing to become lawyers are a little like addicts complaining about taking their first drink, hit, whatever. Shut up and deal, people.
And yes, I’m talking to myself here...