ABA Journal Weekly Newsletter April 4, 2008

Our Top Ten Stories of the Week
Law Firms
Law Firms Beef Up For Bankruptcy Work, the Hottest Growth Area
Mar 31, 2008, 05:55 am CDT
A new survey has found that lawyers expect bankruptcy to be the hottest growth area for law firms this year. That’s no secret to law firm managers who are already beefing up bankruptcy practices…


Mergers & Acquisitions
Global Dealmaking Drops More Than Two-Thirds for Big Law Firms Apr 1, 2008, 05:56 am CDT

April Fooled Reports of Supreme Court Fantasy Baseball Case Are Wildly Exaggerated Apr 2, 2008, 07:38 am CDT

Women in the Law
Women Lawyers Have Higher Divorce Rates, Need Loving Husbands, Prof Says Apr 1, 2008, 06:17 am CDT

Legal Ethics Motion Asks Judge to Refer Pillsbury Partner for Possible Perjury Prosecution
Mar 31, 2008, 09:17 am CDT
Legal Blogs A Quarter of the Nation’s Top Law Firms Have Blogs
Apr 1, 2008, 11:04 am CDT
Attorney General DOJ Probe Considers Whether Lawyer Was Ousted Due to Sexual Orientation Rumor Apr 3, 2008, 06:26 am CDT
Legal Ethics Biff! Bam! Wallop! 2 Lawyers Duke it Out in Oregon Courthouse
Apr 2, 2008, 11:36 am CDT
Law Firms Failed Corporate Deals Fuel Malpractice Suits Against Firms Mar 31, 2008, 04:04 pm CDT

Judiciary Miami Judge Barred From Courthouse Calls it Quits
Apr 1, 2008, 04:52 pm CDT


In The Magazine

Solo Network Building the Road Less Traveled An Alabama solo puts practice on hold to answer military’s call to Afghanistan.

Check out the magazine story as well as Sterling DeRamus’ photos and e-mail dispatches.

McElhaney on Litigation Rejiggering Jury Selection
Angus argues for giving opening statements before conducting voir dire.

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