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How to Juggle a Family and Law School

We’re probably a month out from most law schools opening their doors again for the Fall. There is also going to be a new (though smaller) crop of 1Ls heading in those doors. It’s been a few years since I ...

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What Skills Do You Need To Have To Get Hired As A New Lawyer?

Last year on the Legal Skills Prof Blog a paper was released on SSRN by Professor Neil W. Hamilton entitled Changing Markets Create Opportunities: Emphasizing the Competencies Legal Employers Use in Hiring New Lawyers (Including Professional Formation/Professionalism). I thought it sounded interesting and gave ...

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Fixed That Law Jobs Chart

Over at Lawyerist, Sam put up a post on a chart recently put out by American Lawyer: Actually, Legal Jobs Aren’t Recovering: Since legal employment bottomed out in 2009 Q4, the net gain is just about 100,000 jobs. That’s something, but ...

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Why Is Lawblogs.net Stealing From Legal Blogs? Part 2

Yesterday I posted an overview of a website called Lawblogs.net that was content scraping a number of legal blogs. The extent to which the content scrapping occurred varied, but there were definitely multiple instances of complete posts being pulled from ...

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Why Is Lawblogs.net Stealing From Legal Blogs?

2/25/2015 UPDATE: Lawblogs.net has been shuttered, as per its owner. See this post and the comments for details. The development of the internet has been a wonderful thing for publishing. More people have a platform to have their voice heard than ever ...

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Social Media Subpoena Guide 2015 Edition

I initially wrote about how to subpoena various social media sites back in 2011. Seeing as it has been a few years I thought it was time to provide an update. It’s worth noting that almost every site you attempt ...

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Class of 2013 Job Results: All Schools

I was chatting about the ABA 509 data over in r/lawschool the other day when redditor bl1nds1ght mentioned that he had compiled all the employment data for the class of 2013 from the good folks over at Law School Transparency. He said ...

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