You would think lawyers would know better. But, really, often we do not.
On May 30, 2013, the Court of Justice of the European Union held that Sweden failed to fulfill its obligations under EU law when it delayed complying with the Court’s 2010 ruling regarding the country’s implementation of the EU Data Retention Directive 2006/24/EC (the “Data Retention Directive”).
I clerked for a Federal judge in my first job after law school. Among the many lessons Judge Forrester taught me was to look for the existence of a “Q” case, the source from which the rest of the precedents would flow.
Over recent months, NASA’s plan to replace the space shuttle with commercial space lift has encountered some turbulence.
Last week I stopped at a local wine and beer store to pick up a bottle of wine to bring to a friend’s dinner party (but also couldn’t resist purchasing a 4-pack of Surly’s Bitter Brewer. I had never seen it before and thought it was very good).
“I don’t do stress” is a very 1980’s statement and does not stand up to scientific analysis any more than Gordon Gekko’s “Lunch is for wimps”.
If you have any doubts that attitudes towards sex equality have changed over the years, it is worth reading one of the early sex discrimination judgments, Peake v Automotive Products.
Put simply business development doesn’t work because it is focused on what is in it for the law firm or the lawyer rather than what is in it for the client.
Reviewing the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Injury Case for Lawyers: When is PTSD More Than It Appears?
I was recently interviewed by Lawyers Weekly on the subject of post traumatic stress disorder. The occasion was a simply awful recent Michigan Court of Appeals case, Overweg v. Thomas, that dismissed a very serious post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) claim for a woman who watched her husband die.
The Louisville Courier-Journal reported on Monday about a rash of suicides by Kentucky lawyers, including one that occurred in a casino parking lot in Gulfport.