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March 24, 2020

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Another Reason to Back Up

December 5, 2004

As if you needed another reason to back up your files, this article offers one that may not have occurred to you but is yet another compelling reason to keep doing it.

A Perspective on the Lynne Stewart Trial

December 5, 2004

By Mark Sindler A rather lengthy criminal prosecution in a Manhattan federal courtroom is nearing its end after having begun in June 2004. It has notoriety if only because the lead defendant is a well-known…

NY Attorney Disciplinary Records Now Onlin!

December 1, 2004

This article Website to Include More Info on Lawyers reports on New York’s decision to post more detailed information on attorneys in the court’s On Line Attorney Directory, including law school attended, date the attorney…

What’s the Solution When Judges Double-Book Solos?

December 1, 2004

New York attorney Frederic Abramson of Law, Current Events and Culture asks here whether a judge’s refusal to postpone a jury trial notwithstanding that the attorney handling the case was already engaged in a conflicting…

What’s A Fair Rate for Court Appointed Counsel?

November 30, 2004

Over at  David Giacalone’s web log, there’s more coverage of the situation with Massachusetts court appointed attorneys.  In case you missed David’s prior coverage (which he links back to extensively in his post), a group…

Would Biglaw Pay More to Help A Legal Aid or Solo Attorney?

November 29, 2004

Let’s say two law students, neck and neck in class rank graduate law school with $80,000 in student loan debt (including interest) – or roughly $8000/year over a ten year period.  Student A goes on…

A Welcome Change: New England States Ease Up on Stringent Bar Rules

November 29, 2004

As reported in New Rules May Spur Competition for Maine, NH and VT Attorneys, (AP)(11/29/04), courts in these three states will allow some out-of-state lawyers to be admitted to the bar without taking the bar…