We cornered Ashby Jones to find out all we can about the man, the myth behind the WSJ Law Blog.
If you don’t know Corri Fetman by name, you might know her by sight. Tall, blonde, and a lot up top, she is most widely known as the lawyer who posed for Playboy in February 2008. But Fetman’s road to infamy began in May 2007, when controversy exploded over a series billboards she posted around [...]
Getting a show produced and broadcast on television—not to mention keeping it there—is nearly impossible these days. Each year, fewer and fewer TV pilots get picked up by networks, and, of those that do, a very select few find an audience and can be considered a hit. In the legal genre, even powerhouse Executive Producers [...]
There’s probably no other lawyer like Marc Randazza. He’s irreverent, outspoken, foul-mouthed, endlessly entertaining and on a hot streak. When he’s not defending the First Amendment rights of porn studios and bloggers, he might be on the beach, cooking up a tasty stingray. In November, Randazza beat back a lawsuit filed by a Miami Law [...]
[Ed. Note:When we got a heads up about English barrister-turned-writer M.R. Hall’s second novel, The Disappeared, we were more than a little intrigued. How often do you get a chance to interview someone who once wore a wig to work? But when we saw a blurb on his publisher’s website that said Hall left the [...]
An intriguing bilaterality of artist and attorney, most know Mark Lindquist as either a critically acclaimed author or a well-respected prosecutor. Although, some only know of him as one of People Magazine’s “100 Most Eligible Bachelors.” (Image here.) The converse of a Bitter Lawyer, Mark Lindquist’s early life as a writer in Los Angeles propelled [...]
[Ed. Note: Back in June, we interviewed former Cravath associate Gerald Posner. Like a lot of former lawyers, Posner left the BigLaw “sweat shop” and became a journalist and author. Posner’s fearless quest to take on controversial topics—from writing what many call the definitive book on the JFK assassination, for which he became a Pulitzer [...]