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Bar Associations are Failing Lawyers

There are 33 mandatory state bar associations and 20 voluntary state bars. Each of them is failing their members.


Why You Should Use Text Expanders

Guest post by Dan Sherman. Computers are designed to make repetitive jobs easier. One thing we do more than anything else is type. If you are like me, you type the same thing several times during a day. What if you could train your computer to do the repetitive typing for you? That’s where text […]


The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court (Book Review)

Guest post by Barry Edwards. Do not read Jeffrey Toobin’s latest book, The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court, if you want to hold on to any illusions about the sanctity of the United States Supreme Court. The Court is just as soiled with rank political calculations as the other two branches […]

Criminal Defense Lawyers Are the Nicest Lawyers

Is criminal defense law the secret to law practice happiness? Survey says maybe.

Legal Advice May Be a Client’s “Property”

The Second Circuit has now held that the ability to give sound legal advice is actually a property right.

The 5 Greatest Lawyers in Movie History

As an attorney and big movie buff, I have strong feelings about who the best lawyers in movie history are. Perhaps you do as well.

The Bar Exam: Five Tips for the Final Days

Make your final bar exam plans with these suggestions in mind.

Eleven Tips for Reducing Stress and Studying Better in the Two Weeks Before the Bar Exam

For the bar exam, if you do what you plan to do every day, that's all you can hope for. Your results on the bar exam are in the hands of the gods.

5 Good and 5 Bad Bar Exam Study Strategies

Ten study strategies for the bar exam: five bad ones and five good ones.

Three Tips for Finishing the Bar Exam Performance Test on Time

If you manage your time and finish the Multistate Performance Text, you can be sure that you have handed in your best first draft.

Five Tips for Faster Bar Exam Essays

If you can use Twitter, you can finish the bar exam essays in plenty of time.

6 Steps to Planning for 10 Weeks of Bar Exam Prep

To succeed on the bar exam, you must plan your life, as the old saying goes, and live your plan.

3 Questions New Lawyers Must Ask Themselves

Let's dust off good old Socrates and use his methodology to ask ourselves three questions indispensible to crafting a successful career.

Undo Undue Hardship: A Better Way to Discharge Student Loans in Bankruptcy

Students loans are not impossible to discharge, but the "undue hardship" requirement has got to go. Here is how to get rid of it.

Private Facebook Pages May Be Discoverable

Litigators need to instruct their clients that the content that they share (even if they use privacy filters) may very well be used against them.