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A Feel Good Story for Law?

Walter Cronkite, a legendary reporter turned news anchor at a time when that meant something substantially more than simply reading stories written by others, was asked why so much news... read more →

Manifest Destiny Law Firm Style

Horace Greeley, the American author, famously counseled pioneers to “Go West, young man” to advance the nation’s manifest destiny by expanding to the other coast. Law firms, of course, have... read more →

The Metamorphosis: Law Firm Version

Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis, begins with its protagonist waking up to find himself transformed into a hideous insect. The novella chronicles his attempt to cope with this vexing transformation, especially... read more →

Memo to File: Keep it Simple

“Simple” versus “Simplistic” Why can’t lawyers make things simpler? After all, if they were to apply a “relevancy” test (think: The Rules of Evidence) to each of the matters and... read more →

Litigation, Baseball and Big Data

As a former trial lawyer and lifelong baseball fan, I was interested to learn about an upstart legal technology company that claims to have developed an Artificial Intelligence system it... read more →

Self-Regulation and Corporate Law

This is the second of a two-part consideration of the affects of self-regulation on the legal industry.  Last week's post focused on retail law; this post examines the corporate segment. To... read more →

Self-Regulation and Retail Law

This is the first of a two-part overview of self-regulation in the U.S. legal market. This installment focuses on the retail segment; the corporate side will be the subject of... read more →