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633 ABA Journal Question of the Week articles.

Last Night a Blog Post Saved My Life

In light of news that the California Injury Blog’s post on an unsolved hit-and-run led to the apprehension of a prime suspect got us to…

Law Firm Perks You Have—Or Wish You Had?

Because of a back injury that made it uncomfortable for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom litigator Rita Gordon to work at her desk or on the subway, she used…

Do You Have a Grammar or Spelling Pet Peeve?

We can’t help but notice that many readers who comment on ABAJournal.com posts are obsessed with spelling and grammar—whether they’re calling out other commenters on their errors, or re-posting, chastened,…

Share Your Favorite Examples of, Um, Poetic Justice

This week we learned about a federal judge in Philly who used a limerick of his own to rule against the Limerick Golf Club. U.S.…

What’s The Biggest Threat to The U.S. Economy?

BigLaw firm DLA Piper recently surveyed more than 100 corporate clients (PDF) about their priorities for the second half of 2008 and to…

What’s the Most Outrageous Juror Conduct You’ve Seen?

In Australia this week, a judge stopped a drug conspiracy trial that had already gone on for 66 days after the jury foreman admitted that…

Name Your Favorite Over-the-Top Summer Associate Activity

It’s summer associate season, time to hear about extravagant parties and wooing of top law school talent by star-hungry firms. Blogger Deb Weiss alerted us that…

What’s the Best Legal TV Show of All Time?

In the June issue of the ABA Journal, Stephanie Ward gives us a little behind-the-scenes insight into the real characters behind our favorite legal TV dramas.

This…

Who Would Be the Ultimate Law School Graduation Speaker?

In spite of a flurry of petitions and e-mails sent by students in protest, Jerry Springer took the podium at Northwestern University School of Law’s graduation last week and left…

If Not a Lawyer, What Would You Be?

We learned this week that Boston med-mal lawyer Karen Ristuben is, in her spare time, a recording artist.

Then there’s Jennifer Blum, who when she’s not scoring…

Who Are the Nurturers You’ll Celebrate This Mother’s Day?

As we carve out time this Mother’s Day to honor the nurturers in our lives, we’d like to hear from you about the real moms and others you intend to…

Which Lawyers, Law Profs Have the Best/Worst Web Photos?

Thanks to the Legal Profession Blog, we’ve learned that Southwestern University School of Law arguably has the best faculty photos on…

What Have You Done in Your Work or Home Life to Go Green?

Nations around the world marked Earth Day this past Tuesday, and law firms called attention to their own efforts. ABAJournal.com noted both Sullivan Hill Lewin Rez & Engel’s

Are You Suffering From Facebook Fatigue?

Facebook. MySpace. LinkedIn. Twitter. AVVO. It seems as if a new social networking site or pseudo professional networking site launches daily.

So much energy is needed to maintain these personal…

What Unusual Traditions Does Your Law School Celebrate?

As the academic year heads to a close, whimsical annual events are popping up on law school calendars.

Just last week, University of Toledo’s student bar association sponsored its fourth-annual…

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