Dickens in Lagos

Not law related, but a great read. Provides perspective when you think you might have it rough. If you’re reading this – you don’t. Two years ago in Rangoon, I met a toothpick-thin, boisterous young Burmese man called Somerset. He ...

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How Not to Be An Annoying Young Manager

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ceHLpa2cR_U&feature=player_embedded] Wharton Professor Peter Cappelli talks about ways younger supervisors can manage older workers productively. H/T to Entry-Level Rebel.

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You Don’t Own Anything: Vernor v. Autodesk

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Corynne McSherry over at the EFF’s Deeplinks Blog posted a breakdown of a recent decision from the Ninth Circuit in the matter of Vernor v. Autodesk, D.C. No. 2:07-cv-01189-RAJ (PDF download of opinon). In a triumph of legal formalism over reality, the ...

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Blawg Review #281

So I’m hosting Blawg Review #281 this week. If you’re not familiar with the concept, check out this post for a rundown on what this is about. I wasn’t actually planning on hosting a Blawg Review so soon, I was ...

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Blawg Review #281 on Monday

Just a head’s up to everyone, I’ll be hosting Blawg Review this upcoming Monday. What is Blawg Review? But what about Blawg Review, specifically? For those whose posts are reviewed, it’s an opportunity to get seen and linked by other ...

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A Lawyer’s Despair

“No, I’m Not Dead Yet – Just thinking about it all the time. A collections agency person called me several times at work today.  He made sure to let the receptionist know why he was calling.  He represents the good people ...

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New Lawyers, Finances, and the Housing Market

Time for another edition of “Welcome to the Economy” There are a lot of fresh law grads out there, some with jobs, seemingly more without, despite recent reports such as this one: “Legal Sector Adds 100o jobs!” But you only ...

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Review: Smartrules.com

Earlier this month I was contacted by Carey Ransom, the CEO of Realpractice.com in regards to my report on my first month of blogging (available in the sidebar at the right). We spoke a bit about transparency, and the lack ...

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