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.
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):
In honor of the recent marathon of every Simpsons episode ever, Above the Law features a tribute to the
Berger Harris partner and Business Law Basics co-blogger Michelle Quinn will be a presenter of a webinar entitled "
Our links section has been overhauled and updated, with several new additions and broken links or links to inactive blogs and websites removed.
The ABA has opened up nominations for its 2014 list of the top 100 law blogs (blawgs). The 2013 list can be found here.
Cuts are all the rage in legal education. During the past few years, we have seen many types of cuts—
Foster Web Marketing has a feature on Avvo.com, a site that helps connect prospective clients with attorneys who can help them, entitled "