Law School Graduates Want Uniform Bar Exam to Go National

Law School Graduates Want Uniform Bar Exam to Go National

Summary: A new poll shows law school graduates overwhelmingly want the UBE to go nationwide. It’s well known that some states have easier bar exams than others, and law students are tired of the disparity. That’s at least according to a new study from Kaplan Bar Review. The company polled 1,000 law school graduates from […]

Entertaining Alums: Key Players, Key Challenges for the Industry

Entertaining Alums: Key Players, Key Challenges for the Industry

University of Virginia School of Law alums who hold top positions at Warner Bros., Netflix and Turner talk about the next big challenges for on-screen entertainment.

Susman Puts Other Bonuses to Shame

Susman Puts Other Bonuses to Shame

Summary: Susman Godrey delivered their bonuses to associates this year in a big bundle, bigger than any other firm has given out yet this year. Cravath and all other law firms have officially been one-upped. The Houston-based Susman Godrey is not messing around when they look at bonuses or parties. For the firm’s annual holiday […]

Cosby’s Attorneys Fight With Prosecutors in Court

Cosby’s Attorneys Fight With Prosecutors in Court

Summary: The prosecution and defense teams got into a heated argument in a hearing today regarding the potential testimonies Bill Cosby’s accusers may give during trial. The courtroom got a bit spicy today between Bill Cosby’s attorneys and Pennsylvania prosecutors. They claim the defense team is intentionally intimidating his female sexual assault accusers. Montgomery County […]

Sioux City Attorney Charged With Hit-And-Run

Sioux City Attorney Charged With Hit-And-Run

Summary: A Sioux City attorney will spend time in jail for hitting two pedestrians and a car without stopping at the scene. Sioux City attorney has been sentenced to 15 days behind bars for a hit-and-run incident that left two men injured. Thomas Farrens, 32, entered an Alford plea in the Woodbury County District Court […]

Certain Law Firms Will Be Hurt by Associate Salary Increase, Report Claims

Certain Law Firms Will Be Hurt by Associate Salary Increase, Report Claims

Summary: A report states that certain law firms will be hurt financially because of the Cravath Effect.  In June, Cravath, Swain & Moore changed the legal world when it announced that all first year associates would earn salaries of $180,000 instead of the industry standard of $160,000. This salary increase created a “Cravath Effect” and other BigLaw […]

Why Mistaken Identity Arrests Happen

Why Mistaken Identity Arrests Happen

Arrest warrants are given out when the police believe someone has committed a crime. In a lot of cases, they know who the person is and where to find him or her when they get the warrant. Still, there are cases where the police are searching for the su…

Felony vs. Misdemeanor Hit and Run Charges

Felony vs. Misdemeanor Hit and Run Charges

Motorcycle and Car AccidentAfter a car accident, you have to stay if you were involved in the wreck. Passengers in your car may be able to leave, but you can’t unless you want to have a warrant put out for your arrest on hit-and-run charges. If this does happen, it’s important to know the different between felony and [...]

Alleged Windshield Bashing Miami Judge Resigns

Alleged Windshield Bashing Miami Judge Resigns

Summary: A Miami judge has resigned after allegations that she smashed a 20-year-old’s truck windshield. Miami-Dade judge Victoria Brennan will no longer be on the bench after December 31. The circuit judge formally resigned in a letter to Governor Rick Scott after she was caught in a scandal involving her, a metal pipe, and a […]