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Podcast: Interview with Author of Illinois Report Calling for Loosening Rules on Lawyer-Client Matching Services

Recently, I wrote about a new report from the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (both on this blog and on Above the Law) that recommends loosening rules on attorneys’ participation in for-profit referral services such as Avvo Legal Services. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Children’s Author Focus: Introducing René Colato Laínez

Guest blogger: Melanie Shelton, Masters in Migration Studies student, University of San Francisco: René Colato Laínez is a U.S.-based, Salvadoran immigrant whose body of work does an excellent job of depicting young children in immigrant families interacting with the U.S…. … Continue reading

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Author Trademarks the Word 'Cocky,' Earns the Ire of Romance Writers Everywhere

It’s a bad idea to come after romance authors’ favorite double entendres. Unfortunately, Faleena Hopkins, holder of a trademark on the word “cocky” and a shaky understanding of trademark law, fired a bunch of shots and not only missed the … Continue reading

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"Little Pink House" Author: Time To Give The Land Taken By Eminent Domain Back To Kelo And Other Former Owners

Jeff Benedict, author of "Little Pink House," the book about the Kelo v. New London eminent domain debacle (and now a movie) has made a video (at the still-vacant Fort Trumbull site), and written an op-ed, arguing that the land … Continue reading

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My “Fifteen Minutes” with Author Tom Wolfe

Tom Wolfe, the “founding father” of ” the New Journalism” died yesterday,  I can’t remember a time when Wolfe, t was not my favorite writer. I have read all of his books from the Kandy Kolored Tangerine Flake Streamline Baby (1965) … Continue reading

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