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Google

Mr. Damore's folly: Aftermath of a manifesto

August 08, 2017

Yesterday, Google terminated a Googler who wrote a “manifesto” against “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber.”  This is not surprising.  That said, the belief that Google only did so because of its “politically correct monoculture” either fails to see the significant problems in the memo or intentionally glosses over them

Zika virus

How employers can avoid being bitten by the Zika virus

March 18, 2016

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as of February 26, 2016, there are 107 travel-associated Zika virus disease cases in the United States.  As the number of countries confirming the Zika virus infection continues to grow worldwide after the May 2015 announcement of the first confirmed

EIGHTH CIRCUIT: James Greenwood: Navy Vet on a Mission

April 01, 2015

  By Courtney O. Carroll COURTNEY O. CARROLL is a 3L at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago. In recognition of his scholastic accomplishments, James Greenwood, a 3L at Drake University Law School, was awarded the Iowa Taxpayers Association 2014 Linda S. Weindruch Scholarship. The annual scholarship recognizes outstanding accomplishments and educational pursuit

Judging Your [Online] Relationships

April 01, 2015

ByErin E. Rhinehart ERIN E. RHINEHART is a partner with the commercial litigation firm Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L., which has offices in Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio. It’s not breaking news that, since the inception of social media over a

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Pack a Professional Punch with Your “Thank-Yous”

April 01, 2015

By Erin Binns Don’t forget to say “thanks.” Thank-you letters, notes, and emails are often given short shrift in comparison to the primping résumés and cover letters receive. Yet thank-you letters play an extremely important—and very unique—role in your job search and professional activities. Thank-you letters are the

The Socially Conscious “Chocopreneur”

April 01, 2015

When Shawn Askinosie entered law school at the University of Missouri in Columbia, he wanted to become a criminal defense lawyer just like his father. When he graduated in 1989, Askinosie joined a large Texas firm and handled white-collar crime cases. Three years

Career Leap

Live in X but Want to Work in Y? Here’s How to Make the Leap

February 01, 2015

So you have decided to look for opportunities beyond your current law school’s typical geographic footprint. Or you’ve become so passionate about a practice focus that you are willing to go anywhere to practice. Here’s some practical tips for helping you figure that out. The first thing you need to do

Stats and Grads: You Can Learn from Both

September 01, 2011

NALP—The Association for Legal Career Professionals—has been compiling and analyzing placement data for law graduates since 1971 and is the go-to source for employment statistics and trends. So it’s noteworthy when NALP publishes an article called “The Legal Job Market for New Graduates Looks a Like it Did 15 Years

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