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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: when nothing seems…

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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…

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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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Critical Soft Skills to Learn During Law School

By George Khoury, Esq.

Regardless of what you plan on doing with your law degree, there are some "soft-skills" you can certainly hone and develop in law school that will help you in your career. You might be asking: What are soft-skills? Generally, soft skills are measured by personal attributes such as work ethic, empathy, time-management, creativity, and interpersonal communication. And during law school, you have the opportunity to deepen your soft skills considerably.

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ABA Votes To Keep Admission Tests Requirement

By Arin E. Berkson, J.D.

For the second time in six years, the American Bar Association (ABA) has voted to keep the law school entrance exam requirement in place for schools seeking ABA accreditation. The vote took place at the ABA House of Delegates’ midyear meeting in New Orleans. The ABA’s…

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Defaulting on a Student Loan Can Cost You Your Law License

By Mark Wilson, Esq.

The average law school debt for private schools is $125,000, and for public schools, $75,700, ABA Journal reported in 2012. That's a lot of debt -- and if it comes from federal student loans (which it probably does), the debt isn't dischargeable, even in bankruptcy, except for some very specific (and hard to prove) situations. And that's the good news.

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