Our picks for this week’s legal news and articles of interest:
Attorney At Work wonders whether business cards are “an anachronism in a digital world.”
Even pre-law students know the job market is tough right now and some students are already planning on using their law degrees in another field after law school, according to this article from the ABA Journal. What kind of non-traditional legal jobs are there? The National Jurist has already thought of a few.
The passing score for the Illinois Bar will be higher, starting this summer. The Faculty Lounge has a great post comparing the relative difficulty of state bar exams.
The lesson here is that punctuation matters. The (new) legal writer links to a Florida case where a misplaced apostrophe determined whether attorney’s fees were awarded or not.
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