Baltimore lawyer and history buff Stan Haynes published his first book in May. “The First American Political Conventions” chronicles the history of the nomination process and how Baltimore played a pivotal role. ...
Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! No — it's a law book! ...
Jose Canseco, the man famous for starting the clock on one of baseball’s darkest hours, is in the news again. ...
When Supreme Court justices aren’t interpreting our nation’s laws or deciding on the fate of health-care reform, they aren’t just kicking back and watching marathons of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” after work. Well, maybe they are, but they are also writing books. And in Justice Antonin Scalia’s newest book (which he co-authored), he is […]
Somewhere on the top of your desk, you keep a calendar. The calendar is next to a few important files you need for work. You stash a dedicated pen with the documents, just so it’s handy, and you’ve paper-clipped some notes there, just as a reminder. You’ve even color-coded the folders. And if you could […]
In a normal weeks’ time, you get many applications from many job-seekers. That’s no surprise in any economy, but what caught your eye this week was that the number has soared. Veterans are returning to the civilian workforce in waves, and they’re reaching out to you for employment. Fortunately, you might have a place for […]
An insider’s perspective on the U.S. Supreme Court was the most-read On the Record blog post of 2011. Readers also checked out a judge’s sense of humor in the Jewish Times bankruptcy case, why “Huckleberry Finn” shouldn’t be censored and the age-old debate on the value of law school. The most-read blog posts of 2011 […]
The phone rang. You were interrupted, but you barely noticed. That’s because you were looking online for information on a project due that afternoon. You were also eating lunch when you answered the phone at the same time you replied to a colleague’s email at the same time you texted your spouse. You’re light on […]
Sell or stay? Stay or sell? In times like these, when the market resembles a cheap yo-yo, you don’t know which to do. Should you sell your stocks before they drop further, or sit tight? Should you buy now that prices are down, or is that just throwing money away? The market’s a bear these […]
JACKSON, Miss. — A handwritten letter from author Kathryn Stockett has become the focal point of a lawsuit over her bestselling novel “The Help,” which has been made into a box office hit. A housekeeper who works for Stockett’s brother claims her likeness was used in the book without permission. “The Help” is based on […]
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Did Butch Cassidy, the notorious Old West outlaw who most historians believe perished in a 1908 shootout in Bolivia, actually survive that battle and live to old age, peacefully and anonymously, in Washington state? And did he pen an autobiography detailing his exploits while cleverly casting the book as biography under another […]
The meeting is at 4. You’re giving a presentation. It’s not done. But you know what to do: You go online, type a few words into a rectangular box, hit “enter” and — ta da! — find what you need and save your own bacon. Oh, and you also find the annual migratory patterns of […]