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Salary Increases Could Lead To The Ruin Of Many Law Firms

[M]iddle law’s [defined as firms ranked about 40 to 120 by profits per equity partner (PPP)] incipient salary move is radically different ... The analogy with lemmings is unfair. Unfair, that is, to l... read more

Charged With a Crime? Better Check Your Facebook Pictures

Earlier this year, the realms of law and new media collided when Lori Drew was hit with federal charges for creating a fake MySpace page and harassing a neighboring teenager, who then committed suicid... read more

McConnell's claims of wide backing for health-care repeal

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Feb. 2, 2011 The Republican leader in the Senate on Wednesday pressed his party's case for repeal of the new health-care law, arguing that the courts, " ... read more

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If Occupy Is a Battle, the First Round Was a Success

Carl Davidson is a national co-chair for Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism. He lives near Pittsburgh and is a member of Steelworker Associates, a community-action arm of the Uni... read more

Happy Thanksgiving and Moving Forward in a Pluralistic America

“In the bluest of Blue States, Massachusetts, a mile from Wellesley College, if someone tells you to go back to your own country, this can happen anywhere,” Lee said. “If this can happen to the managi... read more

Standing Up to the Anti-Patent Beanball

Tech Dirt repeats the same themes calling the impact of the Bayh-Dole Act (which allows universities to patent ... In 2008, Joe founded Allen & Associates, through which he offers consulting services ... read more

Anti-terror laws: Control order plan takes us closer to a police state

It's timely to recall that one of the key justifications put up by the Federal Government for introducing its data retention law was that it was necessary ... necessary for our protection from a terro... read more

US Government and Corporations Cooperate To Create Your Dystopian Future

The US government works closely with thousands of corporations to bring you everything from national security to the drivers of climate change. The connections between these entit read more

U.S. Slides 13 Spots on Press Freedom Index

As the Index puts it: Countries that pride themselves on being democracies and respecting the rule of law have not set an example ... are no longer necessarily accompanied by efforts to increase respe... read more

Law Schools Head To The Bunker To Avoid New York Times Fallout

And now comes the part in our story where law school administrations ... Never have I seen a five-percent tuition increase pushed through during a time of lawyer salary stagnation passed off as a frea... read more

NFL somehow ahead of last year’s season-ticket pace

The increase arose in part from an accelerated launch to the sales effort, given the looming lockout. In other words, “Let’s get the money now from the folks who don’t realize there may not be footbal... read more

Could Charlie Hebdo and 18C coexist in Australia?

Human Rights "Freedom" Commissioner Tim Wilson argues Charlie Hebdo would be censored in Australia thanks to section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act - but that's not entirely ... "We have a law t... read more

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