Non-Sequiturs: 08.04.15

* After two laid-off professors sued Charleston School of Law, a judge has issued an injunction reinstating professor Nancy Zisk. Things really aren’t going Charleston’s way, but remember to look on the bright side: they may get a Starbucks! [SC Lawyers Weekly] * Attorney’s hit and run did not constitute a crime of moral turpitude because he was blackout drunk. One more reason to stay thirsty, my friends! [Legal Profession Blog] * Lawyers can’t speak English good. [Lawyerist] * What should be required to vote on a Supreme Court decision? [Concurring Opinions] * There’s never really a good excuse for handcuffing an 8-year-old like this school rent-a-cop did. Also, did you know the only way to handcuff an 8-year-old is to cuff his upper arms? You do after reading this. [Daily Mail] * As we hear more about the labor conditions building stadiums in Qatar, this white paper focuses on the unfortunately still modern challenge for in-house lawyers with an international reach: expanding due diligence to uncover slavery rings. [Thomson Reuters] * Douglas Kennedy’s lawyers were disqualified for trying some funny business with their medical experts. [New York Personal Injury Attorney Blog] * Cravath partner turned screenwriter and playwright. As the play says, “the first thing we do, let’s give giant bonuses to all the lawyers.” [Big Law Business / Bloomberg BNA] * Useful practice tip: strive for excellence, not perfection. [What About Clients?] * Richard Hsu chats with Mark Cuban about something other than how terrible the NBA refs are. [Hsu Untied] https://soundcloud.com/hsu-untied/mcuban

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

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