ABA Journal Weekly Newsletter. May 29, 2009.

Top Ten Stories of the Week ending May 29, 2009:

Layoffs 2009’s Toll: More Than 10,000 Law Firm Layoffs and Lower Pay Trend
May 28, 2009, 10:43 am CDT
Law Firms Ex-Sidley Associate Pens Tell-All Memoir of China Sexcapades May 27, 2009, 09:28 am CDT
Law Practice Management
Mayer Brown Summer Associate May Have Swine Flu May 27, 2009, 06:15 pm CDT
Supreme Court Nominations The Four Likely Lines of Attack Against Sonia Sotomayor
May 26, 2009, 08:54 am CDT

Sotomayor Confirmation Is a Certainty, SCOTUSblog Says
Few Quotable Quotes in Sotomayor Opinions; Was Ambition the Reason?
Sotomayor Made Shaw Pittman Apologize for Partner’s Questions
‘Fendi Crush’ was Highlight of Sotomayor’s IP Practice
Law Firms Lawyers Joke that GM Bankruptcy Will Deplete Experienced Bar May 26, 2009, 08:22 am CDT
Personal Lives
Sleep Docs Offer Tips for Legal Workers and Others Stressed Out by Economy May 26, 2009, 12:41 pm CDT
Careers What New Lawyers Need to Know: Business Emphasis Not a ‘Torture System’
May 28, 2009, 08:45 am CDT
Law Firms Jones Day Memo Freezes Staff Pay, Asks Troops to Work Harder May 27, 2009, 12:21 pm CDT
U.S. Supreme Court High Court Overrules Decision Barring Questioning After Lawyer Appointment
May 26, 2009, 09:49 am CDT
White-Collar Crime Paralegal Bought Elderly Lawyer’s Law Practice for $20
May 27, 2009, 06:11 am CDT

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