Failure to practice law has become the latest problems afflicting young and inexperienced tech-savvy lawyers.
With potentially massive legal ramifications, scientists in Nova Scotia have identified the portion of the male human brain that lies fallow when the person’s wife is within earshot. The finding comes after three years of study into the odd human behavior that was informally known as “the dude cloud.”
Officials in eight states announced the results of a sting operation over the weekend that netted more than 230 attorneys and over 400,000 black market CLE credits, making it the largest black market CLE credit bust in the nation’s history, surpassing one in California earlier in the year that seized more than 350,000 credits.
Bucking a trend that favors short and “branded” law firm names, a law firm in Pittsburgh has decided to expand its name to include all of the firm’s 14 partners, including four who are dead and three who “just want to be able to feel their names on the letterhead.”
Colorado court officials have proposed the ‘pinky swear’ as an alternative oath administered to witnesses in court proceedings, a court administrator revealed Friday. The switch is intended to address growing court concerns about the younger generation’s understanding of civic education and their knowledge of the rule of law. “Kids identify with the pinky promise,” said […]
A college student who has been considering enrolling in law school after graduation in 2012 has taken the formal step of forming an exploratory committee to determine if law school really is for him. Shane Chambers, a junior at William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, said he has wanted to go to law school since high school “and I’m taking the next step toward that goal, forming an exploratory committee.”