The Virginia Board of Bar Examiners have enforced a strict dress code of “proper business attire” for applicants during test-taking, much to the chagrin of recent law-school grads used to taking exams in pajama pants and ratty sweatshirts. After years of criticism, the Board of Bar Examiners for the Commonwealth of Virginia has finally relented…
It’s over. It’s behind you. You’ve taken the bar exam. If you’re lucky, you’ve got some time off before you start working. If you’re unlucky (or let’s face it, luck-neutral), you’re still waiting on an actual job offer before you start working. Either way, you now have to find a way to fill all the…
If you’re headed toward your 2L year, you’re probably freaking out right now about your journal invitations (or lack thereof). But before you accept a position on law review (or smack your head repeatedly into the wall because you didn’t make law review), heed my warning: law review will ruin your life.
The Declaration of Independence alleges the King was a pirate and maybe even a necromancer. And its demand for relief was the existence of America. USA USA!
The Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last week that clicking the “like” button on Facebook is a form of speech protected by the First Amendment. While constitutional and media scholars parse the implications of such a seemingly insignificant and “uncreative” action being deemed substantive speech, millions of Americans feel validated over their anger…
Who wins when Breaking Bad’s Saul Goodman takes on the Wire’s Maurice Levy?
In what is perhaps a misguided attempt to restore respectability after her controversial performance at last weekend’s VMAs, Miley Cyrus is rumored to be considering shifting gears towards a legal career. Celebrity gossip mongers are torn between screaming “WTF?” and admitting this is probably a good strategy for the starlet, given the inevitability of sexual harassment lawsuits resulting from Ms. Cyrus twerking in close proximity to people’s faces without their consent.
Bitter Lawyer pits two great lawyers from Imaginationland against each other in a ruthless fight to the disbarment.
Bar & Orders, where lawyers can congregate to drink, dine, and engage in their favorite activity: nitpicking the inaccuracies in Law & Order.
A Belgian woman has summoned to court several members of the Belgian royal family in a suit to prove that King Albert II is her biological father.