recent COVID-19 crisis has impacted us all. But in the legal world, the class of
from law school in spring of 2020
may be the most impacted professionally.
have had their classes abruptly pulled to an online format and their
commencements cancelled. Several states have postponed
This past Saturday evening (March 24, 2018), Ian Samuel leaked a proposed arbitration agreement that Munger, Tolles & Olson, LLP was considering having summer associates sign. Samuel, lecturer at Harvard Law and co-host of the First Mondays podcast, was tipped off to the proposed
The concealed carry bill passed by the House of Representatives on Wednesday would be a massive overhaul of America’s gun laws. It’s being sold as “let people travel with their guns” but it does much, much more.
Proponents say the bill is necessary to protect people like
The Supreme Court recently announced that it will once again risk entering the “political thicket” to consider the question of partisan gerrymandering in American politics. The case, Gill v. Whitford, comes to the Court from Wisconsin, where a panel of three federal judges, in
Podcasting has become a lucrative business. The increasing popularity of podcasts has in its wake advanced an army of patent trolls.
Comedian and acclaimed podcaster, Adam Carolla recently commented, during a patent lawsuit, that these trolls “make a business of buying technology that they didn't create and then find
During winter break, many law students reflect on their decision to enroll in law school. Full cost may be as high as $85,000 annually for an experience they hoped would teach them new ideas and perspectives. While the legal curriculum exposes them to new concepts, the students will receive it
Ask any attorney about his or her bar exam experience and you will get a slew of stressful, nerve-racking tales, doubtfully containing any positive tones. For me, personally, I will never forget the awful experience, including an all-nighter before the second day of the exam. When you have to memorize
The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia promises to bring one of the most dramatic shifts in judicial power in the last century – taking the 5 to 4 edge away from the conservatives and handing it to the liberals. But what if it simply doesn’t happen? In fact,