Trump Lawyers Rest After Running Out Of Ways To Piss Off Jurors In Carroll Defamation Case

(Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) [UPDATE: About 5 minutes after turning in this article, the jury returned and tagged Trump with an $83.3M in liability.] Is…

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Measuring Oral Arguments In The 2023/2024 Term

Some things from this year’s oral arguments are clear. We know for instance, who is talking more and less. These intricacies follow from what we saw last term. Justice Jackson is the…

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Lawyer Life Is No Picnic

Notes to my (legal) self. The post Lawyer Life Is No Picnic appeared first on Above the Law. Source link

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The Choice To Retire From The Supreme Court

Ed. Note: Welcome to our daily feature Trivia Question of the Day! Of the 116 people who have been sworn is as Supreme Court justices, how many have elected to…

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Constitutional Crisis Is Really Fashionable – See Also

Dressed To The Nines In Time For Decline: What will you be wearing? The New “George Carlin” Special Is No Laughing Matter: AI parody or copyright infringement? Biglaw Is Paying…

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Elite Biglaw Firms Now Offering $500K In Signing Bonuses To Supreme Court Clerks

Just how much is a former Supreme Court clerk worth? How much are Biglaw firms and prestigious boutiques willing to pay to woo associates with supreme intellect and inside insights about…

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It’s Not Discrimination, Eye Contact Just Makes Me Nervous! – See Also

(Image via Giphy) The Alternate Explanations For Racial Discrimination Aren’t Too Persuasive: Do you buy Davis Polk’s justification? Sometimes The Bare Minimum Is Newsworthy!: Trump takes stand and almost acts…

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Sure Would Be A Shame If Someone Mentioned Goodwin’s Layoffs – See Also

You Can’t Run From Receipts!: Screenshots detail Goodwin layoffs being scrubbed from Fishbowl. Turns Out The Reed Smith Layoff Story Was Worse Than We Thought: May want to lateral elsewhere….

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Last Year Saw A Notable Drop In Biglaw Job Openings

Ed. Note: Welcome to our daily feature Trivia Question of the Day! According to data collected for Leopard Solutions’ 2023 State of Legal Industry Report, by what percentage did job…

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Associates Unceremoniously Fired After Following Orders – See Also

Reed Smith Rewards Hard Work With Pink Slip: The comment they gave was callous as you’d expect. Duane Morris Issues Apology After Accidental Lynching Portrait: You don’t have to be…

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No Longer A Rarity: More Partners Leave Cravath, Heading To Rival New York Firms

Within Biglaw circles, Cravath has long been romanticized as the ideal firm. Not only does Cravath control the Biglaw salary scale, but it’s known for supporting lawyers from the cradle…

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Proskauer Has New Leadership — See Also

Welcome To The Top!: Timothy Mungovan takes the lead. Trump’s Legal Bills Are Public Knowledge: In other news, some Trump lawyers actually get paid! Hope Trump Has Been Taking His…

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No, Joe Biden Is Not Asking Democrats To Skip The Primary

(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Ed. Note: Welcome to our daily feature Trivia Question of the Day! Which state’s attorney general is investigating a robocall of a fake Joe Biden…

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Can Trump’s Antics In The E. Jean Carroll Trial Be A Good Idea?

That humor contains a kernel of truth. In a courtroom, the judge wears the robe. The judge is in charge. The jury knows it. If the judge criticizes a lawyer…

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Jeff Clark Is Still Doing Crazy Shit

(Photo by Yuri Gripas-Pool/Getty Images) Jeff Clark is back, and he’s crazier than ever. The former assistant attorney general’s efforts to steal swing state electors for Donald Trump netted him…

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Biglaw Discrimination Lawsuit Brings Out All The Racist Social Media Nonsense

A new racial discrimination suit brought against Troutman Pepper turns on the question: maybe the partner was an equal opportunity asshole? After allegedly never receiving negative reviews, an associate changed…

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When Is The Best Time To Apply To Law School?

Ed. note: Welcome to our daily feature, Quote of the Day. You’re nearly twice as likely to get an admission offer if you apply early, essentially 40%, compared to 24%….

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Alina Habba Moves For Bad Court Thingy

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Fresh off her humanitarian mission to save what remains of Law Twitter, Alina Habba has fired up the creative writing machine. No, not to brief…

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Who Needs Lunch When You’ve Got Meetings?

Notes to my (legal) self. The post Who Needs Lunch When You’ve Got Meetings? appeared first on Above the Law. Source link

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The Fight To Protect Fertility Treatments Post-Dobbs

Ed. Note: Welcome to our daily feature Trivia Question of the Day! Which democratic senator, along with Rep. Susan Wild, introduced the Access to Family Building Act to protect access…

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