Posts Tagged ‘legal profession’

The Irish Bar, Magna Carta and the Future of Law

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 at 14:48

(thanks to Irish show bands) I was asked to speak to the Irish Criminal Bar Association last week in conjunction with the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. Why not, I thought, I’ve given around twenty talks this academic year. One more is fine. It meant I would see the new criminal courts in Dublin, designed […]






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Law Set Free…?

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 at 09:00

  Liverpool Street Station Installation Several years ago when I began tracking the changes in the legal services market, new types of law firm (or practice) were forming. Some were virtual, others were dispersed without formalised, central offices and some were not even law firms in the traditional sense but companies that offered legal services. […]






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The New World Order for Lawyers and the Legal Profession(s)

Saturday, May 9th, 2015 at 14:26

(thanks to softpedia) When you google “new world order” you find weird stuff. This was among the least weird and I do like the film, V for Vendetta. I’ve written a piece for Jotwell on Ronit Dinovitzer & Bryant Garth, “Lawyers and the Legal Profession” (UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No 2015-19). It opens […]






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Power, Practice and Privilege…New Conference

Monday, January 19th, 2015 at 18:19

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Relevance of Professionalism in a Post-Legal Services Act World

Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 19:09

  (thanks to wallyconger.com)  I’ve always admired “Duke” (or Hunter S Thompson as he’s known in the mundane world). For anyone who could consume the amount of drugs he did and yet write as brilliantly as he could must be professional. I have written a post for the legal profession section of Jotwell on Nick Robinson’s […]






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