So you've decided to "hang your shingle" (oh, do I hate that phrase). Being a solo practitioner, by definition, is a solitary affair. That seems obvious from the word "solo," but it's solitary in a metaphysical sense, too.If you're part of a firm, you can bounce ideas off others, take...... Click through to keep reading thi […]
Earlier this week, the Ninth Circuit ruled that Barnes & Noble couldn't enforce an arbitration agreement against a customer. The only notice of the arbitration clause was buried in an agreement the user had to find by clicking a link to it on Barnes & Noble's website. These agreements --...... Click through to keep reading this post on Find […]
A few years back, a firestorm hit the Internet -- and by a firestorm, I mean a fire sale. A tablet, with specifications on par with the high-end Apple and Android devices of the time, priced at $499.99 to $599.99, would go on sale for as low as $99, as...... Click through to keep reading this post on FindLaw.com... […]
Well, law school is over. The bar exam is over. And yet you still have a pile of casebooks from 3L year -- as well as a smaller pile from previous years you couldn't get rid of because the federal rules advisory committees have to change the rules every single...... Click through to keep reading this post on FindLaw.com... […]
It's only mid-August, and the days are getting shorter already. I'm noticing it's darker out at my usual wake up time, and I'm thankful that I invested in my Philips Wake-Up Light so I can awake not only to bright light, but also the sound of birds chirping (kind...... Click through to keep reading this post on FindLaw.com... […]
Practice-ready, for the most part, is a myth. Yeah, you may do some clinical work, but it's a whole different game when you don't have a professor double-checking all of your work, and when you have to handle everything, from intake to trial to appeal, all on your own. So...... Click through to keep reading this post on FindLaw.com... […]
In a case from the wild prair-ee, the Tenth Circuit was called upon to figure out who owns rights to what, stemming from an almost 100-year-old mineral rights law. The Ballad of Jed Clampett this is not. Stull is a ranching company. It runs a grouse-hunting business above ground in...... Click through to keep reading this post on FindLaw.com... […]
The snitch scandal at the Orange County District Attorney's Office is nearly over, but it won't bring relief for the mass murderer whose attorneys brought the scandal to light. Scott Dekraai is the man who walked into a Seal Beach salon in 2011 and opened fire, murdering eight people. He...... Click through to keep reading this post on FindLaw.com. […]
There may not be another court to turn to for relief, but two-time Pulitzer Prize winner James Risen still won't back down in a fight to force him to turn over his confidential sources for his 2006 book, "State of War," which contained confidential CIA secrets regarding Iran's nuclear program....... Click through to keep reading this post […]
In a set of consolidated cases, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals granted some relief against a county mortuary employee who sexually abused dead bodies at the mortuary over a period of 25 years.While admittedly under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, Kenneth Douglas sexually abused "an untold number" of...... Click through to keep reading th […]
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