Law Teaching Careers–PART I

I find it interesting how many people are interested in law teaching as a career, and how many law professors have espoused their views on this subject. I have contributed to this discussion in part with some thoughts already. With…

GQ Article on Google, and the Challenge of Boy Entrepreneurs

GQ article on Google by John Heilemann. This article has a ton of great behind-the-scenes stories about Google and the Silicon Valley VC community generally. My favorite dirt was the story about Larry sitting in a plate of crème fraîche…

Dzienkowski on VLG

John Dzienkowski has an interesting post about the former Silicon Valley law firm Venture Law Group. John ponders if the demise of VLG as a standalone firm has any lessons about the viability of its unique business model. I competed…

Joint JD/LLB

Osgoode Hall (at York Univeristy) is offering a 4 year joint JD/LLB with NYU Law. For someone who wants to practice both US and Canadian law, this seems like an exceptional deal. Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !)…

No Bribes for Textbook Adoptions

Virginia is adopting a law banning state college professors from accepting payment from textbook publishers for adopting textbooks. My first reaction: good idea. My second reaction: I don’t remember being offered any payment! Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends…

I’d Rather Be a Member of the Mile High Club

Stephanie Francis Ward wrote a provocative/disturbing article in the Feb. 2005 ABA Journal entitled “2,000+ Club Stays Open 24/7.” (Unfortunately, I couldn’t find a web version, though you can get it on Westlaw at 91-FEB ABAJ 32). The recommendations are…

Article on Professor Salaries

Good article on the role of shopping around at other schools on professors’ salaries. Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now! Reviewed by on. Rating:

Email lists for IP and Cyberlaw Professors

At the Michigan State Law School IP Works-in-Progress conference over the weekend, we discussed various email lists that we use as professors to keep up with the law. I offered up these as some of the top resources I rely…

I’m a Lover, Not a Fighter

Interesting new study on why left-handers have survived Darwinism. The article leads off: “Statistics show left-handed people are more likely to be schizophrenic, alcoholic, delinquent, dyslexic, and have Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, as well as mental disabilities. They’re also…

ABA Grants Two Provisional Accreditations

Western State University College of Law and John Marshall Law School (Atlanta) received provisional ABA accreditation yesterday. Given that there are less than 200 ABA-accredited law schools, this is a pretty big deal—it grows the pool of ABA-accredited schools by…