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Post date: Posted on: November 25, 2016

The following are two articles on the real lesson of Thanksgiving:

Tags: Labor and Employment, Law & Economics, Legal Ethics, Legal History, Legal Theory, Real Estate / Real Property
Post date: Posted on: October 24, 2016

At the 1984 Superior Court investiture of Henry DuPont Ridgley, who would later go on to become a Delaware Supreme Court Justice as well, Justice Henry Ridgely Horsey passed on to his young relative the

Tags: Legal Ethics, Legal History, Legal Theory
Post date: Posted on: April 15, 2016

Jeremy Byellin offers some advice:

There are the obvious, lawyerly tasks like making court appearances, meeting or otherwise communicating with clients, drafting court documents, and researching.

Tags: Legal Ethics, Legal Industry
Post date: Posted on: March 21, 2016

Lawyers must be wary of any communication with jurors in cases the lawyers are litigating.  It is universally recognized that such contact is forbidden as it could sway or influence a juror’s decision-making, even unconsciously.  But how attenuated can such contact be and still be considered to f

Tags: Administrative Law, Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Commercial Litigation, Courts, Criminal Law, Legal Ethics, Legal Industry, Legal Theory
Post date: Posted on: December 17, 2015

According to a recent 7th Circuit US Court of Appeals opinion authored by Judge Posner, the answer is “no.” In a Forbes article, Nick Sibilla of the Institute of Justice wrote about the case—, LLC v. Dart—and court’s opinion:

Tags: Constitutional Law, Consumer Protection, Legal Ethics, Social Media, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: November 19, 2015

At Above the Law, Gaston Kroub analyzes the relationship between "Biglaw" and small law firms by drawing analogies to the rise of

Tags: Legal Ethics, Legal Industry, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: September 11, 2015

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) reported the results of a newly released poll on the topic of college campus due process:

Tags: Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Evidence, Legal Ethics
Post date: Posted on: August 24, 2015

At The American Lawyer, Chris Johnson has a piece entitled "You Really Don't Want To Submit Bills Like These."  Johnson profiles some of the more col

Tags: Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Legal Ethics, Legal Industry