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Are DEI Positions and Policies at Law Firms on Risky Legal Ground?

By Joseph Fawbush, Esq.

Many businesses have made diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) a priority. Law firms are no exception. Yet law firms, particularly national firms, have recently come under fire for the diversity efforts they've undertaken in the last several years. Nor is the legal field unique in this regard. Starbucks, Amazon, and…

Freedom of Speech or Freedom from Consequences? ABA Proposes Freedom of Expression Rules at Law Schools

By A.J. Firstman

The fight over so-called "cancel culture" is alive and well on college campuses across the nation, and law schools are no exception. Guest lecturers, potential professors, current faculty, and even Supreme Court justices have been the victims of severe criticism and protests by law students in recent years, and the American…

Attorney Faces Sanctions for Citing Fake Cases from ChatGPT

By Adam Duggan, Esq.

An old attorney adage: if you have the facts on your side, pound the facts; if you have the law on your side, pound the law; if you have neither the facts nor the law, pound the table. But one New York personal injury attorney is charting a fourth course:…

SoCal's Star Attorney Disbarred and Criminally Charged

By Vaidehi Mehta, Esq.

SoCal, where stars fall as soon as they rise. And we're not just talking about movie stars. A star attorney in Southern California just fell from grace after she was arrested Monday in Washington State for grand theft. Not long ago, Kelly Duford Williams was a star in the legal community.

T-Bell's Trademark Battle for 'Taco Tuesdays'

By Eric Harvey, J.D.

We've all been there: tired from the beginning of another work week, too exhausted to make dinner at home. What's more appealing than a tasty deal with some fun alliteration? "Taco Tuesday" has become a phrase familiar to all and a signifier of quick, easy, and cheap food that can…

Law Firm Tests Whether It Can Sue Associate for 'Quiet Quitting'

By Joseph Fawbush, Esq.

"Quiet quitting" and "double dipping" with multiple full-time jobs are some of the newest buzzwords about the modern, remote workplace. Both of these issues may be affecting the legal industry, although it isn't clear to what extent. But for the first time in a legal filing,…

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