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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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
The National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) is planning several permanent Legal Aid Clinics (LACs) at the Taluk level.
Companies that choose to outsource work to save money may be buying themselves more legal trouble than it's worth, according to new research. Kroll's annual global corporate fraud survey, which canvassed more than 700
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,
Lord Justice Jackson's Preliminary Report on Civil Litigation Costs was published on 8 May 2009. I did not immediately rush to comment on this report for three reasons:
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
If you think advertising in the Yellow Pages is not right for your law firm, you may be right. But not so fast.
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
As if you needed someone to tell you, the global economic downturn has also been felt in the legal sector. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the legal sector lost 5500 jobs for both lawyers and support
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?
Legal process outsourcing (LPO) is shining amid the market turmoil, as law firms seek to cut down on costs by outsourcing work to offices in China and India...
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
Attempts to open up the Indian legal market to foreign law firms look set for further delays as the country gears up for a general election. Chris Wyman, head of Clifford Chance’s India group, said: “Since the
'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.