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“Hot Bench” – Judge Judy’s New Show Is Eye-Opening!

Judge Judy Sheindlin (a/k/a Judge Judy) has developed a new legal show titled Hot Bench, and according to a March 31, 2015 New York Times article (courtesy of Yahoo! Finance), “it’s a surprise hit.”  Debuting in 2014, it’s already topping … Continue reading

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Searchable Databases of Judicial Decisions? It’s Possible!

What if there were a searchable database of state court judicial decisions, and you could readily find out how your judge decided cases like yours?  Many state courts have online databases of court case dockets, and some have viewable and … Continue reading

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“Churn That Bill, Baby!”

So wrote a lawyer from DLA Piper, a prominent international law firm, in an email to another firm lawyer celebrating the assignment of “random people working full time on random research projects in standard ‘churn that bill, baby!’ mode . . .” … Continue reading

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Law Students Are “Voting With Their Feet”

The New York Times reported on Wednesday that law school applications are nearing a 30-year low, citing high tuition, overwhelming debt, and bleak job opportunities.  The Legal Whiteboard reported on Tuesday that Washington & Lee law school has a surplus of … Continue reading

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