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Post date: Posted on: January 31, 2015

The economy during the past few years has not been kind to legal education. We have noted numerous times the critiques of, cuts and trends in, and future of legal education.

Tags: Legal Industry
Post date: Posted on: January 30, 2015

Business Insider analyzes a controversial and sensitive topic by utlizing a sensational and intentionally provocative headline: "Why Law School Is A Waste Of Money Unless You Get Into A Top Sc

Tags: Legal Industry
Post date: Posted on: December 4, 2014

Following up on yesterday's piece on the future of the legal industry, the American Thinker takes a look at

Tags: Legal Industry, Legal Theory, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: December 3, 2014

Legal Futures features excerpts and analysis of a report by Jomati Consultants stating, among other things, that advances in artificial intelligence will lead to the demise of many law firms and a complete revolutionization of

Tags: Intellectual Property, Legal Industry, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: December 2, 2014

At Above the Law, a look at the manner in which different types of law firms purchase websites and web development services, and the utility of doing so.

Tags: Legal Industry, Social Media, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: October 21, 2014

Facebook has filed suit against a number of major law firms, including DLA Piper and Milberg LLP, that represented a party-opponent.

Tags: Commercial Litigation, Contracts, Corporations, Intellectual Property, Legal Ethics, Legal Industry, Social Media, Technology & Law, Torts
Post date: Posted on: October 1, 2014

The law firm of Berger Harris celebrated its fifth anniversary on October 1, 2014.  The Wilmington-based firm, founded on October 1, 2009 by Benjamin “Buddy” Berger and Jack Harris, has grown to include attorneys Brian Gottesman, Michelle Quinn, Mike McDermott, Suzanne Holly, Chris Messa and  David Anthony.  Berger Harris attorneys are supported by staff members Marsha Nicholls, Wendy Halligan, Andrew Klimek and Joanne Moroz.

Tags: Legal Industry, Professional News
Post date: Posted on: September 3, 2014

In the New York Times, Adam Liptak has a piece on the trend of Supreme Court opinions accepting and restating facts appearing in amicus briefing, some of which facts are later revealed to be erroneous or based on questionable studies: "Seeking Facts, Justices Settle for What Briefs Tell Them."  This is a phenomenon that was heavily criticized by Justice Scalia in his dissent in Sykes v. United States, No. 09-11311 (2011):

Tags: Appeals, Courts, Evidence, Legal History, Legal Industry, Legal Theory, Legislation