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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Five New Roles For Lawyers in the 21st Century

  The 21st century hasn’t exactly been rainbows and ponies for the legal industry. As has been pointed out frequently here and nearly everywhere else, lawyers are facing unprecedented pressures on the profession. This has led to new lawyers adapting and performing ...

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Success Without Labor or Effort

  To say that people want rewards without responsibility or effort is a trite observation. But often times it seems as though the problem is growing increasingly worse. For example: Get fit in five days!!!! How To Get Fit With ...

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The Great Conversation: Papal Resignation Edition

As you good folks probably have heard by now, the Pope’s resigning. From the outsider’s point of view, that’s a reasonable move for a man coming up on his 86th birthday. He’s worked hard. He’s done his service. He’s getting ...

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What Is The Most Important Element Of Legal Analysis?

I’m still on my SSRN kick for whatever reason, deep diving into obscure law review articles whose totals reads don’t amount to one days traffic on Associate’s Mind. It’s a shame really as there are some worthwhile articles crammed in ...

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Why You Probably Suck At Twitter (You Don’t Cheat)

A couple of days ago I received an email encouraging me to cheat. It was from Twitter. Here is the pertinent part of the message: Twitter was offering two methods of advertising. Neither involved any sort of ad placement or banner placement. Rather they ...

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The Legal Industry: Charts Edition!

  In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past – mmm, five years – the legal industry is not doing so hot right now. And as a result, law schools and firms have come under a large ...

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