Morning Docket: 10.16.20

Morning Docket: 10.16.20 »

* Peloton has been hit with a patent infringement lawsuit by a competitor. It’s not like they “reinvented the wheel” or

Morning Docket: 10.14.20

Morning Docket: 10.14.20 »

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Attorney General of South Dakota, Emoluments Clause, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, Michael Scott, Morning Docket, President Trump, Supreme Court, The Office, University

Morning Docket: 10.13.20

Morning Docket: 10.13.20 »

Microsoft (photo by David Lat).

* A class action about Xbox controllers that allegedly “drift” has been beefed up. I

Morning Docket: 10.12.20

Morning Docket: 10.12.20 »

Ed. note: In honor of Columbus Day (and Canadian Thanksgiving), Above the Law will be on a reduced publication schedule. We’ll

Morning Docket: 10.09.20

Morning Docket: 10.09.20 »

The Cryptkeeper in courtroom attire via YouTube screenshot

* A $50 million lawsuit is being filed on behalf of a

Morning Docket: 10.02.20

Morning Docket: 10.02.20 »

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* A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the federal government

Jamie Dimon’s Minions Have Been Keeping Busy

Jamie Dimon’s Minions Have Been Keeping Busy »

On Sept. 13, Jamie Dimon told Keefe, Bruyette Woods that JPMorgan’s “overall productivity” had “taken a hit” during the coronavirus epidemic. The

Apologize, Or You’ll Be Sorry

Apologize, Or You’ll Be Sorry »

In 1995, Georgetown Professor Deborah Tannen wrote about an experience with an attorney that still scans as frighteningly plausible today. Tannen reported

Banana Republic Is Re-Releasing Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Dissent Collar

Banana Republic Is Re-Releasing Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Dissent Collar »

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 2006.

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Throughout her storied career on the Supreme Court, Justice Ruth

Making Virtual Hearings Work

Making Virtual Hearings Work »

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ATL COVID Cast, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Featured Podcasts, Opus 2, Technology

What Should I Use For A Writing Sample?

What Should I Use For A Writing Sample? »

In addition to your resume, representative matters sheet, and J.D. transcript**, as a lateral litigation associate candidate, you will need to include

World’s Richest Law Firm Announces Enormous Partner Class

World’s Richest Law Firm Announces Enormous Partner Class »

There’s no denying that Kirkland Ellis is one the nation’s greatest law firms. Not only does the firm offer a compelling combination

Across The Country, Applicants Spend Last Weekend Studying For Bar Exam

Across The Country, Applicants Spend Last Weekend Studying For Bar Exam »

On Monday, examinees in 19 states will attempt to take an online bar exam (though Oregon’s exam is for the small subset

Amy Coney Barrett Nomination Turns Into White-Hot Raging COVID Spigot

Amy Coney Barrett Nomination Turns Into White-Hot Raging COVID Spigot »

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The catchphrase of the latter days of the Nixon administration was “what did the president

The Biglaw Firms Doing Trump’s Election Bidding

The Biglaw Firms Doing Trump’s Election Bidding »

Hmmm, working to undermine the peaceful transition of power that has characterized the American democracy since Washington is not why *I* went

Morning Docket: 09.29.20

Morning Docket: 09.29.20 »

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Al Gore, app store, Apple, Climate Change, Georgia, Lincoln Lawyer, Massachusetts, Morning Docket, Netflix, President Trump

Marble Ridge: You Can (Allegedly) Break Every Securities Law In The Books And Still Not Cost Anyone Any Money

Marble Ridge: You Can (Allegedly) Break Every Securities Law In The Books And Still Not Cost Anyone Any Money »

That Dan Kamensky fucked up spectacularly and disastrously is at this point fairly well-attested. His bank thought his demand that they not

Biglaw Fall Special Bonus Tracker: Which Biglaw Firms Are Handing Out Cash For Associates’ Hard Work During The Pandemic?

Biglaw Fall Special Bonus Tracker: Which Biglaw Firms Are Handing Out Cash For Associates’ Hard Work During The Pandemic? »

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Bonus season came early this year. We usually don’t get any bonus information in mid-September, but, well,

Urge Congress To Help My Brother, Austin, A Georgetown Law Student, Get Out Of Syria

Urge Congress To Help My Brother, Austin, A Georgetown Law Student, Get Out Of Syria »

Austin Tice

The Tice family reached out to the Pentagon press corps and asked us to help get the

Software That Could Allow Applicants To Cheat On Bar Exam Available For About $100

Software That Could Allow Applicants To Cheat On Bar Exam Available For About $100 »

It’s possible that the whole point of the bar exam as a project is to keep people from having anything that the