Tagged: lawyers

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Wednesday Writs for May 29

Wednesday Writs are back with the Scopes Monkey Trial, SCOTUS updates, dumb lawyers and dumber criminals.

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Wednesday Writs for 4/10

This week’s round up includes the assassination of President Garfield, sex discrimination at Jones Day, lawyers behaving (very) badly, dumb criminals and more

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Wednesday Writs for 11/21

Your Wednesday Writs for 11/21 with links to legal and law stories such as case of the week, bad lawyers, dumb crooks, and Missouri laws on drastic measures to deal with runaway bulls.

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Linky Friday #57

Burt Likko fills in for Will Truman for this week’s aggregation of dozens of links to themed web randomness!

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Bad Attorney Advertistements, Part 4

Renting a high-quality video camera setup and hiring a guy to operate it must be substantially more expensive than I would have first assumed.

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Stephen Glass Update

So, that Stephen Glass guy. Tried to become a lawyer. Whatever happened to him?

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Sometimes The Headline Says It All

By chance, sometimes the U.S. News and World Report rankings provide actual insight validated by empirical evidence. This is one of those times.

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Dreaming of the Guild

Now, before you get all in a huff about the California Supreme Court admitting an undocumented alien to practice law, at least read Burt Likko’s digest of the ruling.

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Lies, Damned Lies, and Bar Applications

A few thoughts on recovering one’s reputation for good moral character from very public past misdeeds. There should both a skeptical eye cast towards those who have been dishonest in the past and room for redemption from mistakes made in the past — but when does the latter overcome the former? Is it enough to have stayed out of trouble?