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The problem of oversupply (of lawyers) not meeting the over demand (of consumers)

Legal Sector Employment 2010-2020The legal profession faces a terrible paradox. The number of U.S. licensed lawyers has steadily climbed from 2.53 lawyers per thousand residents in 1980 to 3.85 in 2010, a 52% increase in 30 years. Read more at Law Practice Magazine...

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“You’re just too good to be true…” (apologies to The Four Seasons)

Four SeasonsMany of us are familiar with the classic Nigerian prince scam. You get an email from an individual claiming to be a Nigerian prince who needs to get money out of the country. Read more at The Lawyerist...

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New ABA President Paulette Brown to focus on diversity, inclusion in justice system

Paulette BrownAs one of the few African-Americans in her law school class, Paulette Brown noticed career counselors steering her and other black students toward legal service or public defender jobs… Read more at The Boston Globe...

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Let’s circle the wagons and keep ‘em out!

Wagon CircleThe newly installed president of the Florida Bar is walking back his suggestion that the state should make it easier for out-of-state lawyers to practice in Florida. Read more at The Wall Street Journal Law Blog...

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NABE News June 2015

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Calbar asked to get tough with unaccredited law schools 

classroomLegislators and legal experts are urging California bar officials to require the state's unaccredited law schools to be more transparent… Read more at The Los Angeles Times...

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LLLT: You won’t find it in the OED but it’s firmly a part of the bar’s vernacular

This May, after completing three semesters of legal education, Angela Wright and six others passed an eight-hour licensing exam, moving one step closer to becoming the first seven legal technicians in the country… Please Note: To read the rest of this article paste this URL into your browser: https://bol.bna.com/washington-state-experiments-with-legal-technicians/

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It can happen to any law firm, anywhere, anytime

Bomb Squad...law firm bombings seem to be en vogue right now. For lawyers, last month started and ended with a bang, for lack of a better term. Read more at Above the Law...

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This is really bad: negative views of U.S. Sup. Ct. at record high

Supreme Court of the United StatesThe Supreme Court is increasingly seen as just another partisan player in our politically-charged world, according to according to new numbers released by the Pew Research Center. Read more at The Washington Post...

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