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Criminal Law General

Will Next Generation of Lawyers Be Too Soft?

Its a cliche when  an older generation laments that the next generation coming up is “too soft” Think of the old joke about a parent telling their child that they used to walk uphill to school “both ways!”  So I risk being labeled an old hack when I say law schools are in danger of […]

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General Litigation

Law Students Hit With Harsh Reality as Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against Their Former Law School

As a graduate of New York Law School and an adjunct professor there for the past seven years, I was following with interest a lawsuit filed by several NYLS grads against the school. Their claim was that NYLS engaged in false and misleading marketing when it posted its graduate’s employment information and that this false […]

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General Litigation

Why People Hate Lawyers (but shouldn’t)

Its a question I often pose to my law students, normally near the end of the semester: Why do people hate lawyers? I ask it for a number of reasons but mainly to help them have answers for people’s common gripes about lawyers that they will hear at bars, nightclubs, parties, PTA meetings, post offices, […]