Why the movies love lawyers

Academy Award-winning actress and Harvard heartthrob Natalie Portman announces that she has signed on to do a biopic on the life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and law…

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Analysis of Key Federal Cases


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Posts answer the legal questions raised by crime and courts stories in recent headlines.

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Poll: Which mummy-in-the-law-office caption fits best?

ABA Journal staffers have sifted through more than 200 entries in this month’s cartoon caption contest to select a top three. Now it’s your turn to pick the best. See the full post and cartoon here.

  • 56.25%
    "Well, of course I was involved in a pyramid scheme."
  • 6.94%
    "I've been getting complaints from the other lawyers. I think you need to unwind a little."
  • 36.81%
    "Do you think it is too late to change my estate plan?"


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How to conquer anxiety and break the ice during professional events (podcast)

Do you get social anxiety thinking about networking at big events? Is it hard to make connections with other lawyers? Focus on what you can learn about others, rather than telling people about yourself, business development coach Larry Kohn tells the ABA Journal’s Stephanie Francis Ward.

If you’re attending the…

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