Archive for June, 2010

Are Your Lawyers from Heaven or Hell?

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 09:00

(Thanks to Solicitors From Hell) Hat tip to Neil Rose for this. Solicitors From Hell is a website devoted to letting clients anonymously post or vent their spleen at the horrible things done to them by solicitors. There are 864 lawyers listed including both solicitors and barristers. Some are well-known names, others less so. But […]






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I Know Just How He Feels…

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 11:00

(Thanks to the New Yorker) If only it were true!






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The ABA Gets It Right and the LSB Doesn’t?

Monday, June 28th, 2010 at 11:17

(Thanks to ABA) Jonathan Goldsmith of the CCBE has an interesting article in the Law Society Gazette, “Some lessons for the Legal Services Board“. The gist of his piece is that the American Bar Association’s 20/20 Commission on Ethics is part of a measured and open approach to discussing and opening up legal services to […]






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Ghost Bikes

Friday, June 25th, 2010 at 11:53

Cycling is my main form of transport. And I like cycling in the city; I like the noise, the sights, the ability to expore on a whim. But there are times when it’s not a joy. I was hit by a car once. I’m alive but others aren’t. That’s why we are seeing a rising […]






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Hamburger Theory of the History of the Legal Profession

Sunday, June 20th, 2010 at 15:56

This is the McDonalds Hamburger U class in the History of the Legal Profession. Listen up class–everything you need to know is that picture above. Let’s start at the bottom of the burger. That piece of bun is the 19th century, a time when the yeast of capitalism was raising expectations and creating a free […]






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