Archive for August, 2013

Why Should Lobbyists Fear Transparency Especially If They Are Lawyers?

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 at 17:19

I read Leibovich’s book last week while I was on holiday. It both fascinated and horrified me. Although it’s about Washington DC, it is also about London politics as it is now. Notice I don’t say British politics, because following Leibovich’s thesis this is a purely metropolitan issue in which the provinces (sticks) neither count […]






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How to Escape the Rigours of Excessive Regulation in the US Legal Profession

Friday, August 9th, 2013 at 16:48

(thanks to www.speaker.gov) My apologies for recent radio silence in the blogosphere. It’s partly due to putting the finishing touches to a book, What Do Lawyers Do? An Ethnography of a Corporate Law Firm, due out from Quid Pro Books soon. Jacoby & Meyers has announced that it’s opening in the UK. This firm was […]






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