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Brain Drain: Are Law Schools Taking Less Qualified Students?

We know that law school demand is down. We know that fewer people are taking the LSAT, applying to law school, and actually going. The trend is inarguable at this point, with schools enrolling the fewest number of 1Ls since 1974 -- when there were 53… read more...

Fla. Same-Sex Marriages Begin After Miami Judge's Order

Florida's first same-sex marriages took place Monday afternoon in Miami-Dade County, after a judge lifted her stay on a ruling finding the state's gay marriage ban unconstitutional. The weddings began about 1:30 p.m., reports The Miami Herald. The marriages… read more...

'The Good Wife': Good Law? - Season 6, Episode 11

"The Good Wife" returns for the second half of the show's sixth season with "Hail Mary," which as the title suggests, involves some last-second heroics in an attempt to save Cary from his impending imprisonment. December's midseason finale left off with… read more...

3 Lessons From an Elder Law Attorney's Disbarment Over Client Funds

Remember that 2011 movie "Win Win," where probate attorney Paul Giamatti tells the court that he'll become an elderly man's caretaker, and in return he'll receive money for doing so from the man's estate? Then he sticks the guy in a home and pockets… read more...

Alaska Lawyers, Pot, and Ethics: Here's What You Need to Know

Quit harshing my mellow! Now that recreational marijuana will soon be legal (under state law) in The Last Frontier, can attorneys advise clients on getting into the pot business? After all, it's still illegal under federal law. Yeah, that's great. But… read more...
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