ABA Journal Weekly Newsletter. March 5, 2009.

Top Ten Stories of the Week ending March 5, 2009:

Law Practice Management
March Mayhem: Law Firm Layoffs Top 1,400 Since Friday
Mar 4, 2009, 05:59 pm CST
Law Firm Cuts ‘Getting Deeper’

After Layoffs, Some Law Firms Have 1 Staffer for Every 4 Lawyers
Law Firm Layoffs Alternative: 4-Day Week for Over 100 Attorneys and Staff
Top Layoff List Led by Orrick and Latham
Will Part of Professional Class Be Wiped Out by the Downturn?

Partners Laid-Off Cadwalader Associate Creates Partner Rating Website
Mar 3, 2009, 08:57 am CST
Law Firms
Under 1-tier Structure, DLA’s Equity Partner Count Jumps from 300 to 670 Mar 2, 2009, 03:44 pm CST
Law Students
Law Students Report Positive Reaction to No-Laptop Policy Mar 5, 2009, 07:43 am CST
U.S. Supreme Court O’Connor Corrects Jon Stewart in Daily Show Appearance (See the Video Clips)
Mar 4, 2009, 09:04 am CST
Law Practice Management How Law Practice Will Become Like Off-the-Rack Suits Mar 2, 2009, 08:50 am CST
U.S. Supreme Court Why Supreme Court OK’d Suits Over Drug Labels, But Not Medical Devices
Mar 5, 2009, 08:14 am CST
Constitutional Law
Law Profs Shocked By DOJ Memos About Bush Presidential Powers
Mar 4, 2009, 03:52 pm CST
Law Firms Hunton Prowls for Litigators; Akin Denies Trouble Mar 3, 2009, 04:20 pm CST
Court Security Calif. Courtroom Melee: Defendant Stabs Judge, Is Shot Dead By Detective
Mar 5, 2009, 12:20 am CST

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