South Dakota’s Legal Weed Hopes: Ruined by a Missing Phrase?
Is it possible that the authors of South Dakota’s marijuana initiative were stoned at the time they drafted it? After all, marijuana proponents invariably […]Read more
Are You Ethically Bound to Protect Data During a Border Search?
Amidst the controversy over the in-depth searches of electronic devices on the border that are lawfully happening, the New York City Bar Association has […]Read more
Is the Law Firm Office Manager Stealing?
At what point do you call out your office manager for taking money from the law firm? When she takes $25,000 for bail on […]Read more
What Is Excessive Footnoting?
A recent sua sponte striking of a motion is making headlines over the rationale provided from the bench: excessive footnoting. Although footnotes aren’t really […]Read more
Good News, Bad News for Women Lawyers in 2017
The good news is that more women are becoming law partners. The bad news is, that represents only about 25 percent at the leading […]Read more
Should Your Firm Be Looking for Government Work?
Getting the opportunity to serve as outside counsel for a government entity is highly sought after. For the firms that get the opportunity, it […]Read more
Winter Is Here for Tort Litigators, Lawsuits on Decline
According to a new study published in the Wall Street Journal examining recent statistics found that individual tort lawsuits are down. By a lot. […]Read more
Donating Recoveries? Game On!
It’s bad enough that former athletes often go broke, but add to that corporate profiteering on their images after they retire — really? “Come […]Read more
Why You Should Never Rely on Wikipedia for Legal Research
We’ve all been there before. Caught, like a deer in headlights, with absolutely no knowledge whatsoever about a particular legal concept. So rather than […]Read more
Should Your Firm Be Suing Opioid Drug Makers?
Being a lawyer can sometimes be really rewarding. Not only can you help people in their time of need, but you get to make […]Read more