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Nancy Rapoport
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Law professor who studies ethics, governance, and popular culture (and competes in ballroom dancing).
Law professor who studies ethics, governance, and popular culture (and competes in ballroom dancing).

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I love the First Amendment (and I can still deplore hateful speech).
Of course I'm angered and saddened about the increase in hateful speech across campuses (see today's latest story here ).  I don't respect the people who say such awful things.  But I respect their right to say them.  Such speech reveals their darkest insti...

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Really great advice on trial strategy at Above the Law.
Here .

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Why I am frustrated with B of A.
In October, a B of A ATM ate a check that I was depositing.  I called Customer Service, and B of A  gave me a credit for the check while it was investigating what had happened.  (That was the last good part of this story.)  The representative explained that...

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Happy 241st birthday to my beloved Marine Corps.
So grateful to you and your fellow servicemembers for all that you do.  Here's today's birthday greeting .

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About closing more law schools....
Yesterday, T axProf Blog posted a story about the closing of Indiana Tech and raised the question of whether other law schools might close as well.  I think more will, and I said so in 2012, in Changing the Modal Law School: RethinkingU.S. Legal Education i...

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Great advice, posted at <i>The Legal Whiteboard</i>
Here .  I'm impressed with Dan Katz 's slide deck.

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Lucy Kellaway is correct.
In today's Financial Times piece : If one employee offends against a bank’s vision and values, it is [his or her] fault. If 5,300 do, it is the bank’s. Wells Fargo has proved that its culture is a hopeless safeguard to anything. The people who have really t...

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Urban Meyer is one of my heroes.
And here's why .

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<i>Above the Law</i> has an interesting post on the use of artificial intelligence at BigLaw.
Here .

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For those of you about to take Business Associations (or who are thinking of taking it later).
My wonderful friend, Prof. Walter Effross, has some good advice here .
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