Our justice system should reflect the
diversity of those seeking to break
13 OPENING STATEMENTS
• New media reshaping contours
of legal journalism.
• Illinois prison system’s soy-heavy
diet doesn’t go down well with some.
• New website affords lawyers
face time on the Web and helps
consumers make informed choice.
• Phillies fans pony up with pro bono
work in Gotham after October fall.
• The 2009 Blawg 100 results are in.
17 THE NATIONAL PULSE
• Can patent holders buy off infringers? Courts take another look.
• Funding cuts, tougher job market
tighten competition for clerkships.
21 SUPREME COURT REPORT
Court looks at free speech vs.
material support for terrorism.
Cybersecurity concerns may foster
changes in lawyer ethics rules.
Unleashing your inner beast in court
hurts you, not the other side.
27 BUSINESS OF LAW
• Disconnecting the wireless tether
for the sake of productivity as well
• The irresistible rise of the mobile
• It pays off for solos and small firms
to choose wisely when selecting a
• Social networking sites, rise of
user-generated content lead to new
areas of legal work.
• With legal services under the microscope, GC temp firms are finding
• Search engine optimization zeal is
spawning increasingly dodgy tactics.
62 YOUR ABA
• ABA recognizes national efforts
to help Holocaust survivors seek
• Association President Carolyn
Lamm says ABA is moving in the
• ABA is bolstering its grassroots
71 OBITER DICTA
Lawyers buck the system to protect
The treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
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