PornAtWork

Porn at Work: Law Professor Edition

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I’m an adjunct professor. I teach online courses. That means that it’s not unusual for me to send email to students late at night, or post links to interesting articles right in my business law course. Thanks to the inattentiveness of a fellow professor, I now triple check every email and every link before hitting ‘send’ or ‘post.’ The alternative …

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Dear Bitter Butch: How Do I Avoid Talking About My Illness At Work?

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Dear Bitter Butch, People at work seem to want to know details about my chronic condition. I’ve told them that I have fibromyalgia, which is why I sometimes miss work. They ask questions about my medications and doctors. I’d rather not discuss these things. It doesn’t help that they talk freely about their colds, headaches, surgeries, hot flashes, etc. What …

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As legal employers increasingly fault law schools for failing to prepare their students for the actual practice of law, law schools have responded with an increasing array of student requirements that appear relevant without actually requiring the law school to provide any of that pesky practical experience that most professors don’t actually have.  For example, when law firms complain that …

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