The Law




Are There Really Too Many Lawyers?

Dennis Kennedy, the well-known lawyer, author, blogger, speaker and podcaster, gives his thoughts on whether we really have too many lawyers: “Last summer, I was asked the question “Are there really too many lawyers?” I wrote a…


10 most important legal stories of 2015

Love, megafirms, bar passage rate trends and more – catch up on the top stories of 2015 from the American Bar Association: “As the ABA Journal staff looked back over the past year, these were…


41 Legal Industry Predictions for 2016

Legal industry predictions for 2016 – they may not all come true but they’re always interesting to read! “Predictions can go in many directions. On one hand predictions might be senseless if events move slowly. On…


JD Supra’s Top 50 Popular Topics in 2015

What was hot and what was not in 2015? What legal issues are on the rise? Get JD Supra’s take in their annual Top 50 Popular Topics list: “It is my pleasure to present once…


How the Law Business Has Changed Since 1981

Head over to the Bloomberg BNA Business of Law blog for an interesting piece on how the law business has changed over the last few decades: “When Jami McKeon started practicing law for Morgan Lewis…


Disgorge Your Salary, Dishonest GCs

Karen E. Rubin of Thompson Hine LLP reports on a recent case that held that an in-house lawyer found to have engaged in misconduct may be required to disgorge some or all of the lawyer’s compensation –…


Harvard and Ravel to Digitize All US Case Law

Bob Ambrogi gets the scoop on a “Free the Law” initiative to digitize all US case law. Head over to his LawSites blog to get all of the details: “Harvard Law School and Ravel Law today announced an…