Category: Legal Law

  • Why Do So Few Law Firms Still Have An 8-Year Partnership Track?

    Why Do So Few Law Firms Still Have An 8-Year Partnership Track?

    Recently, I was cleaning out some of my old things, and I stumbled upon the offer letter I received for the first Biglaw job I had at the beginning of my career. The five-page offer letter included a lot of the expected legalese, such as my salary information, how bonuses would be calculated, and other…

  • ‘Till Judge Error Do You Part – See Also

    ‘Till Judge Error Do You Part – See Also

    Judge Divorces Wrong Couple And Refuses To Fix It: Mind your drop down menus! A Who’s Who Of Good Tidings!: Tell us about your cool graduation speakers! Does Someone Have A Time Turner?: Quinn Emanuel isn’t ruling out time travel. The Window Is Closing!: Send in your Law Revue submissions! These Lego Structures Aren’t Child’s…

  • Lawyer Screw Up Leads To Couple’s Divorce. Judge Refuses To Fix It.

    Lawyer Screw Up Leads To Couple’s Divorce. Judge Refuses To Fix It.

    This sounds more like the plot to a rom-com than actual real life. The kind with a legal plot twist forcing lawyers everywhere scoff and say, “That’s not how that works.” And yet. Here we are. Solicitors at the London Vardags firm accidentally got a divorce for their client, known only as Mrs. Williams in…

  • Replacing The Kardashians — See Also

    Replacing The Kardashians — See Also

    Will Taylor Be The New Star On A JD Track?: The signs are there. Sure Is Refreshing To See A Loss On A Monday:Ken Paxton Probably Thinks Differently. Miss A Deadline And See What Happens: How’s withholding information doing for your school’s ranking? Law Schools Are Behind On Studying The Green: Your alma mater should…

  • 5 Things Litigators Should Look for in a Legal Research Tool

    5 Things Litigators Should Look for in a Legal Research Tool

    By Deepank Varshney We all learned in law school that quality legal research is critical to the practice of law in any area of the profession. For litigators, pinpointing the most relevant legal issues, case precedents and legal insights often make the difference between winning and losing in the outcome of a dispute. The Importance…

  • And Then There Was One: Penultimate For-Profit Law School Changes Its Ways

    And Then There Was One: Penultimate For-Profit Law School Changes Its Ways

    You wouldn’t know it by the exorbitant cost of getting a law degree, but the vast majority of ABA-approved institutions are nonprofits. The major thing that sets nonprofit schools apart from their profiteering brethren is that nonprofits are required to reinvest their revenue into the institution. Charleston School of Law just got the heads up…

  • Trump Docs Co-Defendants In Massive F*cktussle With Special Counsel

    Trump Docs Co-Defendants In Massive F*cktussle With Special Counsel

    (Photo by Michael Gonzalez/Getty Images) Shenanigans continue in the Southern District of Florida where Donald Trump’s co-defendants, Walt Nauta and Carlos De Oliveira, are throwing all kinds of bullshit at the walls of Judge Aileen Cannon’s courtroom and hoping that something will stick. Several of the documents have yet to hit the docket, but in…

  • AHA Urges Labor Department to Investigate MultiPlan’s ‘Unconscionable Practices’

    AHA Urges Labor Department to Investigate MultiPlan’s ‘Unconscionable Practices’

    Following a damning investigation from the New York Times, the American Hospital Association is calling for the U.S. Department of Labor to probe into the business practices of MultiPlan, a New York-based data analytics firm. MultiPlan, a nearly 45-year-old company, provides data analytics tools for more than 700 payers and claims to save them upwards…

  • The Federal Court Most Likely To Put The Kibosh On Trump Policies

    The Federal Court Most Likely To Put The Kibosh On Trump Policies

    (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Ed. Note: Welcome to our daily feature Trivia Question of the Day! According to a Harvard Law Review article about the uptake in nationwide injunctions, which federal district court issued the most injunctions against the implementation of Trump administration policies? Hint: During the course of Trump’s time in office, 64…

  • The Biggest Asset Loss Competition Has A Winner! – See Also

    The Biggest Asset Loss Competition Has A Winner! – See Also

    Our Readers Have Named The Property Trump Would Hate The Most To Lose: Take a wild guess on which one. Send In Those Submissions!: Maybe you could win ATL’s 15th Annual Law Revue Contest! For-Profit Law School Cleared For Status Change: Welcome to the club, Charleston! Perhaps One Day A Trump Case Will Go Normally:…