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Congress voted today to cut funding for National Public Radio in a mostly party line vote. House Republicans said the move was not an ideological attack on NPR, which is viewed by most conservatives as a bastion for liberalism, but…>read moreNo Comment March 17, 2011
It was bound to happen. As the economy tanked and jobs for recent graduates fell, law school admissions continued to rise, leading to a glut in the legal job market. The result was numerous articles and blogs begging students to…>read moreNo Comment March 17, 2011
Baker Botts picked up 32 antitrust lawyers from the remains of Howrey, including nine partners. The team will work out of the firm’s Washington DC office. Seven of the former Howrey partners will be partners at Baker Botts and the…>read moreNo Comment March 17, 2011
According to NALP, the job market for new grads is edging back upwards after two years of falling indicators, but has not yet returned to pre-recession numbers. In a press release issued today, NALP said the new numbers reflected a…>read moreNo Comment March 16, 2011
Sukhjinder Basra is a Sikhserving time in California’s prison system for a drug offense. As an article of faith, Basra has a full grown beard and has refused to shave it off in compliance with prison regulations, which stipulate that an…>read more2 Comments March 16, 2011
The annual list of top law schools from US News & World Report is out, and the only major surprise this year is the way it was formatted. Rather than stop the numerical ranking of schools at 100 followed by…>read moreNo Comment March 16, 2011
Following a trend started by US firms, Clifford Chance has become the third “magic circle” firm to pay a spring bonus to its US associates. The bonus, announced last week, will be paid to US associates in New York and…>read moreNo Comment March 14, 2011
After last week’s decision to shutter the firm, more Howrey partners are making an early exit. Since the dissolution vote, Venable, Covington & Burling, and Arnold & Porter have all picked up partners. The largest group went to Arnold & Porter who snagged…>read moreNo Comment March 14, 2011
It’s official. After months of bleeding partners and rumors about dissolution, the partnership of Howrey has voted to dissolve the firm, effective March 15. According to a press release issued by the firm, a number of partners, associates and staff…>read moreNo Comment March 10, 2011
For three weeks, the Wisconsin Senate has been unable to take action on a controversial measure that strips public employee unions of many rights and powers because Senate Democrats fled to Illinois in a procedural move to deny quorum. However, today…>read moreNo Comment March 9, 2011
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