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ABA Journal: 10 Supreme Court Novels to Get Your Mind Off the Nomination Battle

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • April 27, 2016

The ABA Journal frequently does a greatest fictional lawyers and best legal movies feature.  Currently, they are doing a 10 Supreme Court Novels Gallery.  Some of the novels include The Tenth Justice, Nine Scorpions, Supreme Justice and more.  Click here

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A Selfie, a Macaque & Copyright

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • January 11, 2016

So, a macaque monkey gets his hands on a camera, starts playing with it and took a selfie.  Who owns the copyright to the picture?  The owner of the camera, the public or the monkey?  The issue is in litigation …

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Law Firms for LGBT lawyers

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • December 7, 2015

Ninety-five law firms got a perfect score this year on the Corporate Equality Index developed by the Human Rights Campaign. From the Press Release:  “Since 2002, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI) has surveyed major businesses to …

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ABA Journal: 2015 Blawg 100 Hall of Fame

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • November 29, 2015

The ABA Journal recently published its list of Hall of Fame legal blogs.  The list contains blogs which consistently were voted outstanding throughout previous Blawg 100 lists.  Top blogs include Above the Law, the Careerist, Lawyerist, Ms. JD and more.  …

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ABA Journal: Which practice areas are going to be the most lucrative in the future? (podcast with transcript)

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • October 18, 2015

The ABA Journal recently explored the issue of which practice areas are most lucrative for practice in the future.  This is a crucial question for law students, new attorneys and even practicing attorneys who want to change their legal careers.  …

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ABA Journal-How to conquer anxiety and break the ice during professional events (podcast with transcript)

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • August 23, 2015

Networking as law students and attorneys is a crucial part of keeping oneself in the job market.  It is not only important in finding new job opportunities but also getting your brand out in the market as well.  But does …

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ABA Journal-Why Hollywood Loves Lawyers

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • August 9, 2015

The ABA recently released an article entitled ” Why Hollywood Loves Lawyers” for their annual pop culture issue.  The article explores legal and cultural history of the past century and features the best legal movies released in the decades since …

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10 Tips for Better Legal Writing

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • October 5, 2014

The ABA Journal recently posted an article entitled “10 Tips for Better Legal Writing” by Bryan Garner.  The article provides some great writing tips for all students and practitioners.  Read the entire article here.

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ABA Journal Best 100 Blawgs

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • December 1, 2013

Blogs are a great tool to keep up-to-date on the latest legal news and
events.  Recently, the ABA Journal published the seventh annual best 100
blawgs that every lawyer should read (or be familiar with) to keep
apprise on the …

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ABA’s 25 Greatest Law Novels

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • August 25, 2013

The ABA Journal frequently does a greatest fictional lawyers and best legal movies feature.  This year they have added the 25 greatest law novels as well.  The books are chosen by a panel of experts and are intended to provide …

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