Category Archives: law

Non-Sequiturs: 02.18.18

Ed. note: We will not be publishing on Monday, February 19, in observance of President’s Day.

* Congratulations to my friend and former co-clerk, John Demers, on his long-overdue confirmation as head of the Justice Department’s National Security Division.

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Northwestern Law Students Take On DACA Fight — And Need Your Help

A group of law students seek to add more voices to the immigration battle.

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Morning Docket: 02.16.18

* Someone keeps sending pizzas to this German lawyer. He wishes they would stop. [BBC]

* While the Big 4 threaten to invade Biglaw, one possible solution to keep firms relevant is a corresponding invasion of the alternative legal

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I’m Sick But These Lions Are Giving Me Life — See Also

I’m pretty under the weather, so I wasn’t able to think creatively enough to give this story a legal hook. But here’s a statement from a spokesperson for Kruger National Park in South Africa: “It seems the victim

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Non-Sequiturs: 02.11.18

* Uber and Waymo settled, so now we can have flying cars. Or something. [Corporate Counsel]

* New charges in the Dan Markel murder case. [US News]

* Trump can pretty much get away with anything, so why not talk

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I’ll Just Show Myself Out — See Also

DENTONS PARTNER OUT AFTER ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT: Drip by drip, firms are going to start pushing out sexual predators.


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UChicago Law School Is Really Having A Bad Week — See Also

The Gift The Keeps On Giving: Chicago Law really stepped in it with this whole “racist controversy” on campus.

Elie Didn’t Want To Write This Story: But every good-hearted fan of SpongeBob SquarePants will be glad he did.

Get Ready

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A Sincere Thanks To Our ATL Advertisers

We’d like to express gratitude to our wonderful sponsors here at Above the Law.

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Biglaw Buyouts Edition — See Also

Arnold & Porter (Yes, We Are Back To Calling Them Just A&P) Offers Secretarial Buyouts: But how many will take the deal?

Litigation Boutique Is Offering $105K As Clerkship Signing Bonus: Will more firms get on board?

Have You Been

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Rebranding: The Latest Tool In Biglaw Shade — See Also

Biglaw Firm Rebrands Itself… Without Any Mention Of Its Merger Partner: No word if they discussed this change before the merger was complete.

Law School Admin Has Opportunity To Respond To Controversy: Fails to rise to the challenge.

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