Sunday, May 5, 2013
"The Rule of Lawyers: Law-school applications today have dropped to 54,000 annually, from 100,000 in 2004; But the profession will continue to thrive." In Monday's edition of The Wall Street Journal, law professor Richard A. Epstein will have this review of Steven J. Harper's newest book, "The Lawyer Bubble: A Profession in Crisis."
Posted at 10:12 PM by Howard Bashman
"Death penalty needs real reform, not speed-up": Raoul Cantero and Mark Schlakman have this op-ed in The Miami Herald.
Posted at 09:51 PM by Howard Bashman
"'The Price of Justice': West Virginia legal gothic; When a coal baron bullied and bankrupted a small operator, two Pittsburgh lawyers took on the case -- all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court; Laurence Leamer's 'straightforward and elegant' account brings the facts to life." In today's edition of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Len Boselovic has this review of Laurence Leamer's new book, "The Price of Justice: A True Story of Greed and Corruption."
Posted at 09:42 PM by Howard Bashman
Justice Sonia Sotomayor is scheduled to appear on tomorrow's broadcast of ABC's "The View": Details at this link.
"A judicial salary case? No, thanks." In Monday's edition of The Washington Post, Robert Barnes will have an article that begins, "Early on in his tenure, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. banged the drum so loudly for better pay for federal judges that he got accused of hyperbole for calling the issue a 'constitutional crisis.'"
Posted at 08:47 PM by Howard Bashman
"The Case for Full Restitution for Child Pornography Victims": Law professor Paul G. Cassell, attorney James Marsh, and law student Jeremy M. Christiansen have this article online at SSRN.
Posted at 08:42 PM by Howard Bashman
"A clear case of self-defense rallies supporters of gun rights": This lengthy article appears today in The Washington Post.
Posted at 11:18 AM by Howard Bashman
"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Justices ready to change America." Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report.
Posted at 11:15 AM by Howard Bashman