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US Judge criticises 'staggering' cost of law school

Aug 14, 2012 Ann L Aiken, the Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon has gone on the record to voice her criticism of the US legal education system in general and law schools in particular for the burden of…

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ABA refuses to accredit law schools outside US

Aug 13, 2012 The American Bar Association’s Council of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar has voted against accrediting law schools outside the United States. The vote, which came in at 15-0 with two abstentions, comes…

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Google one-up in Adwords battle

Oct 10, 2009 In a hearing on the Google Adwords case yesterday, the Madras High Court vacated the interim ex-parte order against Google after hearing Senior Counsel Mr. T.S. Raman, who appeared on behalf of Google. On September 23,…

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ATE premiums - What impact market forces?

Jun 3, 2009 The heart of the problem concerning ATE premium levels was identified recently by Paul Ashurst writing in the New Law Journal: "one party buys insurance cover without handing over any cash and then hands the bill to the…

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Effect of Social Networking on your Injury Claim

May 4, 2009 If you are injured and seeking compensation then you have to aware of various issues involved in the compensation claim process. There are several instances where insurance companies use underhand tactics in order to…

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Legal slots in Obama administration

Nov 6, 2008 Barack Obama has been president-elect for less than 48 hours, but Washington, D.C., lawyers are already in the throes of one of their favorite guessing games: Who'll get key jobs in the new administration?

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US meltdown prompts Indian LPOs to step up hiring

Sep 29, 2008 At a time when the off-shoring industry is plagued with instances of employee lay-offs, companies providing legal process outsourcing (LPO) services are on a hiring spree as demand for litigation services from the US…

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The Skinny on Flat Fees

Jul 25, 2008 'Value pricing' requires managing a new way. Some attorneys claim it really is possible to make more money while charging less. The secret lies in vastly improved work efficiency.

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