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What Makes Lawyers Happy?

What Makes Lawyers Happy?

Many law students and new lawyers are obsessed with things such as rank, grades, and law review. But (thanks to the Legal Skills Prof Blog) I recently came across an empirical research study on SSRN that shows that those things ...

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Law . com: Help Us Help Ourselves

Law . com: Help Us Help Ourselves

So apparently the folks over at Law.com decided they want to be the Huffington Post. From Robert Ambrogi: ALM revealed that it will be pushing out a major overhaul of the Law.com website by the end of November and that, ...

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What is Unconstitutional Animus?

What is Unconstitutional Animus?

  Today the Supreme Court handed down a significant decision in U.S. v. Windsor, striking down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Besides the decision, what was of particular interest to me was the reasoning behind the decision – unconstitutional animus. I ...

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Can Software Replace Outside Counsel? or Shiny New Tools

Can Software Replace Outside Counsel? or Shiny New Tools

  The use of computer automation and software continues to make its presence felt in the legal industry. Much of it is actually rather banal or inconsequential; Twitter for lawyers or some other silly thing. But there is a gradual, continued ...

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Who Owns The Law?

Who Owns The Law?

  I do. I own the law. www.whoownsthelaw.com  If this makes no sense to you (which it really shouldn’t), go look at all the tweets regarding the #reinventlaw conference that is going on now. Or just follow me on Twitter, ...

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