Who Says Women Are Bad at Math?

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Ladies, where have you gone? A new report circulated by the American Bar Association has the legal world asking why women lawyers are “still underrepresented at firms,” according to the Legal Blog Watch. As the report indicates, the “number of female lawyers serving as partners at large firms continues to stagnate,” with women representing only 17% of the partnership at …

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I Need a Job

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QWhat is your best advice for someone trying to find a job now?  I graduated in May from a 2nd tier school in the top 30%, and I still don’t have a job. Also, I’m not a social moron, so that’s not the reason. AThe primary reason you’re still in job hell is that the economy sucks.  When corporate deals …

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Even Ron Burgundy Wouldn’t Approve

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It’s been a tough summer for celebrity stalkers. Larry Mendte, former anchor of the CBS evening news out of Philadelphia, pled guilty on Friday to illegally hacking into co-anchor and all-around hot mess Alycia Lane’s email accounts over the course of two years. Mendte, a former host of “Access Hollywood,” anchored the evening news with Lane for four years until …

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Shaquille O’Neal: Stalking for Dummies

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Oh, Shaq, didn’t your lawyers teach you never to put certain things in writing? Like threatening emails to the ex-girlfriend you’re stalking? According to reports out of Atlanta, a judge has granted Alexis Miller, a 23-year-old wannabe hip-hop artist who goes by “MaryJane,” a restraining order against Shaquille O’Neal after reviewing the singer’s allegations that he stalked her, threatened her …

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I’m Deciding Between a JD and a JD/MBA

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I recently graduated and acquired a bachelors degree. I was wondering what are your views between a JD/MBA program vs. the traditional 3-year JD.  I don’t know whether I want to do legal work forever.  If I do, would the JD/MBA put me in a disadvantage position compared to a 3-yr JD? It would give you a competitive advantage, not …

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Caveat Venditor. Look It Up.

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Suffering from iPhone 3G envy? You might want to reconsider. The prodigal mobile device that kept technophiles lining up for days is now dealing with the backlash of not living up to the hype.  Manufacturer Apple was slapped with a federal class action complaint this week led by Alabama’s Jessica Alena Smith, who’s miffed that her new iPhone is much …

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