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Over at Volokh, Orin Kerr takes a look at the US Supreme Court's recent decisions about effective assistance of counsel in the context of plea bargaining. The two cases deal with scenarios that are familiar in the context of legal...Over at Volokh, Orin Kerr takes a look at the US Supreme Court's...
London is calling... Applications for the 21st Century Law Practice Summer Program in London (a partnership between Michigan State University Law and the University of Westminister Law) are due March 25 (though if you miss the deadline, email me at...London is calling... Applications for the 21st...
The allegation is that before he left a former partner used Dropbox and thumbdrives to take copies of 70,000 client files. While understandably the firm is suing him, should the clients be concerned at the apparent ease with which this...The allegation is that before he left a former partner used...
An interesting approach from a high-tech GC, Brian Martin at KLA-Tencor, who writes the Ethical Insights column for InsideCounsel Magazine. [Martin] has transformed Milpitas-based KLA-Tencor’s standards of business conduct under a program called Values in Action. It includes full-day training...An...
I realize that this is not 100% on topic, but I can report that Truth and Justice have triumphed. I will be discussing the Flat Earth Society and, as the Society's Planogamete, will be recruiting members at Hofstra Law School...I realize that this is not 100% on topic, but I can report that Truth...
The Ohio Northern Law Review will hold its 35th Annual Symposium on Monday, March 26, on the topic Perspectives and Distinctions on the Future of Legal Education. I'm pleased to be joining an incredible lineup of speakers, including Larry Kramer,...The Ohio Northern Law Review will hold its 35th...
Here's an interesting tidbit from a recent $1 million legal malpractice verdict against DLA Piper. The plaintiff's ethics expert (Professor John Strait of Seattle University School of Law) had taught professional responsibility to the lawyer who was accused of malpractice....Here's an interesting...
The op-ed is here. Boiled down, a New York opinion says lawyers shouldn't look for metadata sent from opposing counsel (outside the discovery context, obviously), while the ABA says you can. Sounds like a technical disagreement, but it boils down...The op-ed is here. Boiled down, a New York...
Main Justice has the lowdown on the breakdown. The article suggests that the fiasco was due to a mix of internal politics, bureaucracy, and bad judgment on the Brady issues. UPDATE; White Collar Crime Prof links to a statement by...Main Justice has the lowdown on the breakdown. The article suggests...
Nola.com carries this story about a prosecutor who used a pseudonym to post blog comments blasting a vareity of figures, including the target of an investigation.Nola.com carries this story about a prosecutor who used a pseudonym to post blog comments blasting a vareity of figures, including the...