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147 ABA Journal @BlawgWhisperer articles.

Around the Blawgosphere: Pruning Phony Web Client Reviews; What Does It Mean to Be a Virtual Lawyer?

Spotting Fakes

At Small Firm Innovation, Washington, D.C., solo Carolyn Elefant notes a New York Times article about researchers at Cornell University…

Around the Blawgosphere: Thank God I’m a Country Lawyer; Rebuffing Firms’ Family-Friendly Advances

Podunk Practices

In July, Minnesota solo Bruce Cameron did a Rural Lawyer post listing eight misconceptions about rural law practice. This…

Around the Blawgosphere: Student Blog Breaking Ethical Ground?; Funny Lawyer Videos; 10% Truth

Blogging Around an Ethical Issue

At Robert Ambrogi’s LawSites, the Boston College Law School alum takes note of a new blogging venture at his alma mater.…

Around the Blawgosphere: NOLA Lawyer Remembers Katrina; On Not Seeking ‘Fun’ with Law Enforcement

‘Katrina Was one of the Best Experiences I Ever Had’

New Orleans solo Ernest Svenson, who was practicing in the city…

Around the Blawgosphere: Law Prof Bloggers See Initial Anonymity of ‘LawProf’ as Strategic

The word got out last weekend that University of Colorado Law School professor Paul Campos is the author of the Inside the Law School…

Around the Blawgosphere: ‘Vaporizing’ Labor Law Statutes; Is Being an ‘Evil Empire’ Really So Bad?

Last Friday at Overlawyered, Cato Institute senior fellow Walter Olson posed this question: “If I could press a button and instantly vaporize one sector of employment law …”…

Around the Blawgosphere: A Law Prof Scamblogger?; Trying Cases and Doing Triathlons

‘Inside the Law School Scam’

An anonymous tenured “LawProf” at a school “located within a good regional university with some nationally recognized departments” who asserts that he is tenured has…

Around the Blawgosphere: Snitching Suffers a Blow; Lawyer’s Name-Your-Own-Price Experiment

Taking on Jailhouse Snitches and Confidential Informants

The anonymous blogger “Gideon” at a public defender and Loyola Law School Los Angeles law professor Alexandra Natapoff at…

Around the Blawgosphere: How Much Should a Solo Charge? Did Ex-Law Dean Make ‘Unfortunate Comment’?

How Much Should a Solo Charge?

At My Shingle, Washington, D.C., solo Carolyn Elefant distinguishes between advice on how solos should price their services and actual benchmarks.…

Around the Blawgosphere: Bloggers on New York Times’ Take on New York Law School, Its Outgoing Dean

The New York Times published a story last Saturday about law school economics—and New York Law School in particular. The article noted on the school’s…

Around the Blawgosphere: More Lawyers Working Via Smartphone; Can Poetry Help You Get to the Point?

Smartphones Taking Hold

At iPhone J.D., Adams and Reese partner Jeff Richardson shared some stats from and thoughts on the results of the ABA’s Legal Technology Resource…

Around the Blawgosphere: Bloggers Sound off on Casey Anthony Trial, Verdict, ‘Caylee’s Law’ Proposal

Many legal bloggers took time this week to post on the wind-up, verdict and aftermath of Casey Anthony’s murder trial. Many expressed a degree of satisfaction that the tone of…

Around the Blawgosphere: Google+ Tested by Bloggers; Which Headlines Will Make ‘SVU’?

Will Google+ Supplant Facebook?

A few law bloggers managed to score invites and field test Google+, the company’s new Facebook-style social network—and most liked what they saw. “Google+ appears to…

Around the Blawgosphere: Law Blog’s Haiku Contest Deadline Today; Grumbling About Legal Directories

Can You Haiku?

We know our readers like to write haiku, so take note, because there may still be time: Bracewell & Giuliani’s…

Around the Blawgosphere: Shall You Use Another Word?; Bloggers Reflect on Debt, Small-Firm Ownership

Skip the Word, or You Shall Misuse It

As one study questions U.S. Supreme Court justices’ increasing reliance on dictionaries, Lawyerist contributor Andy Mergendahl blogged…

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