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Law blog round-up

Happy Monday!  To put it mildly, fathers’ rights lawyer Dawn Bowie does not like the recent changes to Maryland’s domestic violence laws. “But if I wrote an editorial to the Miami Herald decrying the fact that Obama’s health care plan ...

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Are you kidding, Harvard Law?

According to AmLaw Daily, Harvard Law School is telling its students to consider widening their summer associate job search. To Baltimore. Bloomberg, which first reported on the story, quotes assistant dean for career services Mark Weber as follows: “If you ...

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More layoffs at DLA Piper

Bloomberg News, citing Above The Law, reports that DLA Piper has fired 21 junior lawyers and 100 staff, citing “the worst economic period in generations.” As we’ve reported in the last few months, the firm let 80 associates and 100 ...

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Lend a Hand (or the Schooner Tuna solution)

I’ll admit, what made me click on the link in this blog post was the line:”This reminds me of the brilliant Scooner [sic] Tuna solution at the end of Mr. Mom.” My love of Mr. Mom aside, I was intrigued ...

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Law blog round-up

Happy Monday! Here are a few law links to start your week: Prosecutors and judges in Anne Arundel County need to be tough on the robbers who have been plaguing the Arundel Mills Mall and the surrounding areas, Red Maryland ...

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Are you hiring?

Are you an employer looking to hire lawyers? As in, more than one? Do you know of someone who is? Stop laughing. I’m serious. I’ve been writing a lot lately about the terrible legal job market, which just gets worse ...

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Law-firm layoffs: Should you be afraid?

From the American Lawyer by way of Texas Lawyer comes this short piece on how firms decide which associates to lay off. It’s worth a read, though there’s nothing earth-shattering. David Bario and Drew Combs write: So how are associates ...

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Laid off? Need a job?

Maybe all you need is one of these. The makers of the silicone bracelets at left say they help you advertise yourself to potential employers wherever you go, banking on the “right place at the right time” philosophy. It sounds ...

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Law blog round-up

Happy Monday! Here are a few links to start your week: John Bratt contrasts the discipline received by a lawyer who deceived her client and a doctor who deceived his patient, asking whether the Maryland Board of Physicians truly protects ...

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