The Data-Centric, Empirical “Law Firms Working Group”

My friend Professor William Henderson at Indiana University School of Law—Bloomington just sent word of a new initiative the law school is launching in conjunction with the American Bar Foundation.  Called the "Law Firms Working Group," the...

Who’s Innovating?

The College of Law Practice Management was formed over a decade ago to "honor and recognize distinguished law practice management professionals, to set standards of achievement for others in the profession, and to fund and assist projects that enhance the highest...

“Wealth” and “Conscience”

At "Adam Smith, Esq.," we don’t talk about Adam Smith himself very much, but at year-end it seems appropriate to pay a moment’s homage to this site’s intellectual godfather and, I hope, provide those of you who may not have studied him...

Web 2.0 in the Legal Blogosphere

As the legal blogosphere goes from childhood to adolescence to (eventually) full-throated adulthood, I’ve enjoyed not just contributing my own small efforts to that process, but also being able to be an armchair observer of other developments having nothing...

A Professional Courtesy Announcement

Those of you who know or have worked with me are aware that I’m pleased to have a "best friends" relationship with the principals of Edge International, founded over twenty years ago, and a group of wonderfully talented people who are also fun and...

Aren’t You Glad You Majored in Economics?

From the Journal of Economic Education (hat tip to "Truth on the Market") comes the first study I’m familiar with examining whether the choice of undergraduate major has any effect on a lawyer’s career earnings.  And guess what?  If you...
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