If your law firm is anything like mine, now is the time of year where you sit down with your managing partner and some senior associate. The associate knows you from the barcode on your arm. The partner, probably just doesn’t know you at all. These two people spend about thirty minutes explaining your progress [...]
10 Things You Will Do While Studying for the Bar
The ten things you will almost always do during the weeks of studying for the bar exam.
Preparing for the Bar Exam requires you to process and compartmentalize a massive amount of information such that it’s primed in your brain for quick and accurate recall. Using a color-coded highlighting system is an easy and effective way to categorize and sort the deluge of facts in your bar review materials. As a bonus, [...]
Reuters reports that the prosecutor in the case against former Italian Prime Minster Silvio Berlusconi received a package in the mail containing two bullets. All reports state that the prosecutor survived the attempted “shooting”. Luckily, due to the lack of appropriate gun training in Italy, the attacker apparently didn’t realize that bullets work best if [...]
It may be a couple of years old, but Leighton Davis’s speech at her Law School Graduation is still relevant. Her humorous reflection on her law school experience will resonate with law graduates of the past, present, and future. She is able to articulate themes that have pervaded discussions of law school and law students [...]
According to CNN, the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence is taking the town of Nelson, Georgia to court over the town’s ordinance that requires “every head of household to have a gun and ammunition.” According to the article, “the ordinance exempts people who ‘suffer from a physical or mental disability,’ felons, ‘paupers’ or people [...]
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is understandably apprehensive about media interviews due to his position. Luckily, this reporter was able to have a lengthy sit-down with Justice Scalia’s neighbor, Elmo Sanchez. He was able to give some insight into the daily life of Justice Scalia. As it seems, the Justice stays true to his originalist [...]