Businesses Seek Protection on Legal Front

Now that corruption cases like Enron and WorldCom are falling out of the news, two influential industry groups with close ties to administration officials are hoping to swing the regulatory pendulum in the opposite direction. The groups are drafting proposals to provide broad new protections to corporations and accounting firms from criminal cases brought by […]

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RIAA Drops File-Sharing Case

The RIAA has dropped its case against Chicagoan Paul Wilke, with the two parties moving to dismiss the case with prejudice in federal court late last week. Elektra v. Wilke was noteworthy in that the defendant vigorously contested all of the RIAA’s allegations, moving for summary judgment against the record label last month. Wilke had […]

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Why Should You Go To Law School?

The decision to become a lawyer is a highly personal one, based on a number of factors that you must weigh for yourself. It’s not a step to be taken lightly. Your Direction Having a law degree no longer automatically means having to be a lawyer. There’s a wealth of opportunities for people with law […]

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What To Expect in Your First Year of Law School

What you’ve heard about being a 1L is probably true: It is more about intellectual survival than intellectual feasting. Just as the gung-ho army recruit must survive boot camp, so too must the bright-eyed law student endure the homogenizing effects of that first, sleepless year. You have to learn to walk before you can run, […]

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