From the ABA Journal. Do you have the skills, traits and values of a good lawyer? Take this quiz to find out. The quiz will let you know what skills are needed to be a great trial lawyer. If you have them, wonderful, if not, you need to work on them.
Category Archive for 'Professional Responsibility'
Three Florida lawyers have been accused of setting up opposing counsel for a DUI arrest. In a story that reads like a script for some variation of Law and Order: The simmering legal scandal centers on a bitter defamation trial between warring radio shock jocks Todd Schnitt and Bubba the Love Sponge Clem. In January […]
Pace Law Review is hosting a Symposium titled Social Media and Social Justice on Friday, March 28, 2014 at the New York State Judicial Institute in White Plains, NY. This event, co-sponsored by CollenIP, is an all day event starting at 9:00 am – 5:00 pm offering five different presentation panels throughout the day. Those […]
3rd Annual Pace Law Exposition on Intellectual Property, Sports & Entertainment Law: A Closer Look at the Evolution of Patents & the Future of Digital Media is hosted by the Pace Intellectual Property, Sports & Entertainment Law Forum (PIPSELF). The expo will take place on Thursday February 6, 2014 at Pace Law School Moot Court, […]
An article in the November issue of Student Lawyer discusses the importance of understanding the culture of your law school and conducting yourself within its set of social norms and rules. In law school, you’re creating relationships with faculty, administrators, and fellow students that will shape, perhaps even make or break, your career. Building these […]
Via the CNET News.com, Google now encrypts all its cloud storage customer data. The company announced on August 15, 2013 that all cloud storage data will be automatically encrypted at no charge to its customers in order to provide additional security in light of the recent NSA surveillance scandal. The encryption has “no visible performance […]
From the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law: As part of the Public Integrity Act of 2011, New York State implemented the nation’s first system of disclosure for funding sources of specified lobbying entities spending in excess of $50,000 per year on lobbying expenditures. This requirement seeks to end the practice of […]
It is the time of the year to remind you all about our recent additions to our Law in Film Collection. Anyone with library borrowing privileges may check DVDs from our collection out for up to five days at no charge. Our collection is located on the main level of the library. The following are […]
Posted in Professional Responsibility on Oct 5th, 2012
On May 1, 2012, Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced that starting next year prospective lawyers will be required to complete 50 hours of Pro Bono work to sit for the New York State Bar. Beginning in January 2013, a new rule affecting bar admission in New York will be in effect. All candidates seeking admission after January […]
Via the (new) legal writer blog post titled Cite Right, take a look at an article in the New York Law Journal, The Fine Art of (Persuasively) Citing Cases written by Harry Steinberg. The article shows that citation matters; and it matters a lot. Mr. Steinberg focuses on New York practice and uses examples of […]