What Do You Know? Last Minute Bonuses On Friday! — See Also

You People Still Didn't Listen: Firms should never release their bonuses on a Friday. Nonetheless some did. MoFo and Baker Botts. Gaetzgate: Well, this is going great! Six Months Of Pretending That We'll Reform SCOTUS: Biden announced a commission to consider reforming the Supreme Court. Something something signifying nothing. A Fascinating Look At IP: Have you ever considered how racist America's intellectual property regime is? This is a great interview.
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This Law School Is Great At Giving Out Financial Aid

The top private law school for giving out financial aid.
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Stat Of The Week: Law Firm Mergers Bounce Back

Will 2021 see a return to triple digits? 
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I looked up the word “Friends” on Google expecting to get a Wikipedia or dictionary definition of the word. All I got for at least a page of search results was about a television show, Friends. I never saw it. Maybe I missed something. I was motivated to look up “Friends” after seeing all the comments and expressions of love I received on Facebook from friends this week after I wished Happy Birthday to Jill. My friends have been there for me and my family throughout the last c...
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The Netflix Problem

What you need is some type of device to plan ahead with. This is called a list.
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D-List Actor Accused Of Grade-A Ponzi Scheme

He’s allegedly a better forger than thespian.
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Why Are Lawyers Leaving Money On The Table?

Law’s slow integration of AI, as explained by Kira Systems CEO Noah Waisberg.
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With Biometrics, Technology’s Doubled-Edged Nature Is On Full Display [Sponsored]

Surveillance is one aspect, but identity verification is more common.
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A ‘Great Recruiting Year’: Jones Day Nabs 9 Supreme Court Clerks

The firm continues to win over Supreme Court clerks -- and two of them came from RBG herself.
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In The Face Of Asian American Hate Crimes, Congressional Tri-Caucus Members Preach Unity – While Other Politicians Sow The Seeds Of Division

Communities of color are becoming more and more empowered socially and politically to transform their communities.
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How To Find the Best Home Insurance

The insurance business can be rather confusing for the uninitiated consumer. Getting the best home insurance coverage can often feel like a bit of a hit-and-miss endeavor. Here are some tips for making good, informed decisions when buying home insurance.  Know What You Want to Cover You don’t always need to cover everything in your house to get good insurance. Often, you can save money and get better coverage if you specify what you want to protect. In the past, insurance companies...
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Latest American Journal of Bioethics issue takes hard look at "War on Drugs"

I am pleased to have discovered that new issue of the American Journal of Bioethics has a lead article and a host of responsive commentaries on the modern state of debate over the war on drugs.  Here are links to all the great looking content: Ending the War on Drugs Is an Essential Step Toward Racial Justice by Jeffrey Miron & Erin Partin Racial Justice Requires Ending the War on Drugs by Brian D. Earp, Jonathan Lewis, Carl L. Hart & with Bioethicists and Allied Professionals for Drug Policy R...
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Medical examiner says George Floyd's encounter with former police officer Derek Chauvin caused his death

In this image from video, Dr. Andrew Baker, Hennepin County Medical Examiner, testifies as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides Friday, April 9, 2021, in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minn. Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd. Court TV via AP, Pool George Floyd's health and drug use did not cause his death, a medical examiner testified Friday. His encounter with Derek Chauvi...
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Two cases alleging disability-based discrimination

This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, the viability of certain types of disability-based claims under three federal statutes. One petition involves the Americans with Disabilities Act. Another involves the interaction of the Affordable Care Act and the Rehabilitation Act. Because an on-the-job arm injury made it harder for her to conduct health inspections for Weld County, Colorado, Laurie Exby-Stolley requested an accommodation in the...
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Biden to create bipartisan commission on Supreme Court reform

President Joe Biden will issue an executive order to create a commission to study potential reforms to the Supreme Court, the White House announced on Friday. The announcement fulfilled a campaign promise by the president, who last fall proposed the idea of a commission after he declined to endorse efforts by liberals to expand the Supreme Court – efforts that Justice Stephen Breyer criticized in a speech on Tuesday at Harvard Law School. In its statement, the White House indicated that the com...
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The Top Productivity Hacks For Case Management Software

Want an easy upgrade to your business operations? Read on for some Luddite-friendly tips from the experts at our Non-Event.
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Top Law School Will Make Race-Related Coursework Mandatory For Graduation

The school is the second in the country -- and the first in the UC system -- to require such a class.
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More Special Bonus Good News For Biglaw Associates!

Toot toot! Another firm gets on board with special bonuses.
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The Road To In-House: How Do I Leverage My Contacts? [Sponsored]

Make it easy for people to help you: be as specific as possible in outlining your ask.
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Seeking names for the leading attorneys and law firms that work with creators and influencers

TikTok star Addison Rae Easterling. Gregg DeGuire / Getty Images Insider is compiling a list of the top attorneys and law firms who work in the creator industry. We want to hear from you on lawyers that have been the most effective at working with influencers. Please submit your ideas through this form (or below) by April 14. See more stories on Insider's business page. The business of being an internet star is complicated. Social-media influencers once made the bulk of their earnings ...
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Joe Biden Announces Supreme Court Reform Commission

Forming a committee is always the sign that something meaningful is going to happen... lol, no.
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Private Equity Exec Indicted In College Admissions Scandal Must Really Like Going To Court

The first time wasn’t voluntary, but the lawsuit against Netflix very much is.
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Lawyerist Makes Strategic Investment In Law Firm Brokerage Business

Lawyerist, a company that offers business resources and coaching for small law firms, has made a strategic investment in The Law Practice Exchange, a company that facilitates the buying and selling of law practices. Aaron Street, Lawyerist’s cofounder and CEO, told me that his company has made a significant cash investment in The Law Practice Exchange, but not a controlling interest. It will also provide LPE with staff and marketing support. The North Carolina-based LPE is owned and run by Tom L...
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Might new "Commission on the Supreme Court" perhaps consider recommending creating a sentencing supreme court?

The question in the title of this post is my sentencing-addled reaction to this news today from the White House: "President Biden to Sign Executive Order Creating the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States." President Biden will today issue an executive order forming the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States, comprised of a bipartisan group of experts on the Court and the Court reform debate. In addition to legal and other scholars, the Com...
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