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Tweet“Hey, look at that body … hey ,look at that body … I work out!” The popular song by LMFAO, “I’m Sexy and I Know It” made the Billboard Top 100 as a number one hit  in early 2012. It seems that some third-year law students had some extra time on their hands and decided […]

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TweetThis week’s Dewey & Leboeuf bankruptcy is more evidence that the law business has changed radically since 2008.  Law firms that insist on doing business as usual and continue to raise their rates each year will continue to see declining profits as clients seek out smaller, regional law firms with more competitive fee structures. To […]

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TweetThe California Supreme Court is considering whether to admit an illegal immigrant to the practice of law. Having passed a written test and moral evaluation, the State Bar of California certified Sergio Garcia and sent his paperwork to the Court noting that he was an undocumented alien. Garcia came to the United States from Mexico with […]

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TweetFor law students hoping that their legal degree would be the ticket to steady, high-paying jobs, the reality of the current economy is understandably disappointing. But are law schools to blame? According to a growing number of class-action lawsuits, many believe the answer is yes. In February, twelve law schools were slapped with class-action lawsuits […]

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TweetThere is nothing like a $15,000 fellowship award to make a law student’s day.  This year we are happy to announce in today’s press release not one, but two winners for the 2009 LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Connected Fellowship Awards.  Established through an alliance with the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), the $15,000 Fellowships celebrate the launch […]

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