Patrick Lamb | Monday June 23, 2014
I ran across an interesting article in Attorney at Work, Trends in Legal Pricing and Project Management. The article reported on the recent P3 Conference offered by the Legal Marketing Association. The three P’s are pricing, project Management and process improvement. Having just written a book that covers these...
Jordan Furlong | Thursday May 29, 2014
Okay, I admit: that was a pure linkbait headline. Not quite as bad as 17 Heartwarming Photos That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity, but still, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to draw in people who might be thinking (hoping?) that I’d given up on innovation in the...
Bruce MacEwen | Sunday April 27, 2014
I recently wrote about the depressing prospects for graduates of all but the top ten or twenty law schools (Two Law Grad Markets). And yes, these were statistical generalizations, and the experience of specific individuals with particular skills and backgrounds will always be different, pro and con. But...
- Gerald Abila’s Barefoot Law helps Ugandans use a mobile device to learn about their legal...
Uganda’s legal system is based on English common law, but criminal defendants who can’t afford legal representation—and most can’t—aren’t appointed counsel unless they face a…
- Citizen Lab consists of…" class="slickTip" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Ronald Deibert’s ‘CSI of cyberspace’ exposes global injustice and promotes cybersecurity
Ronald Deibert likes to refer to the laboratory he directs as the CSI of cyberspace.
Much like TV’s CSI, the Citizen Lab consists of…
- ‘You can’t incarcerate away drug problems,’ says Ann Aiken, who proposed a tech tool for...
Ann Aiken has long been troubled by the number of new federal prison inmates being locked up for violating supervised release.
Each year between 8…
- Emma Greenwood helps the defense bar integrate tech—and levels the criminal justice playing field
Emma Greenwood’s background—working for tech companies and startups—came in handy when she started her own law practice in 2007.
The New York City lawyer found…
- Judge Cues Trial in iPod Antitrust CaseIn the long-running case over an upgrade that plaintiff lawyer Bonny Sweeney says damaged music buyers to the tune of $350 million, judge says clashing experts should be heard by a jury.
- Arizona ?Revenge Porn? Law Challenged as OverbroadA coalition that includes bookstores and publishers is opposing an Arizona law that criminalizes the sale, publication or display of nude photos or sexual images without the subject?s consent. They claim the law amounts to an unconstitutional muzzle on free speech rights.
- 2014 Global 100: Top-Grossing Law Firms in the WorldThanks in part to a deluge of dealmaking, gross revenue was up 4.3 percent and profits per equity partner were up 5.4 percent among global firms, though revenue per lawyer was flat. It's still a challenging environment out there.
- Lawyers Shoot for the Moon With Fee Bid in LBO CaseScott & Scott, Robins Kaplan and Robbins Geller didn't end up getting the billions in damages they were seeking in a class action alleging that private equity firms fixed the prices of leveraged buyouts. But you wouldn't know it from the bold attorneys fee request they made on Friday.
- European Commission probes allege suspicious tax activities between member nations and corporationsThe details of the Commission’s findings were contained in letters it sent to the governments of Ireland and Luxemburg. In the letter to Ireland, the EU outlined the ways it believed the country manipulated taxes to make it a more attractive base of operations for Apple’s European Branch.
- From agriculture to tigers, Romero to take over as Princeton GCPrinceton University has named Ramona Romero general counsel of the U.S. Department of Agriculture
- The King of Comics… Avenged?On September 26, the two parties involved in the suit released a joint statement, to the surprise of many.
- LaPierre joins Russell ReynoldsLynn LaPierre has joined as a member of the firm's global Life Sciences and Health Services Practices