"The Rule of Lawyers: Law-school applications today have dropped to 54,000 annually, from 100,000 in 2004; But the profession will continue to thrive."
In Monday's edition of The Wall Street Journal, law professor Richard A. Epstein
will have this review
of Steven J. Harper's newest book, "The Lawyer Bubble: A Profession in Crisis
"Death penalty needs real reform, not speed-up": Raoul Cantero
and Mark Schlakman
have this op-ed
in The Miami Herald.
"'The Price of Justice': West Virginia legal gothic; When a coal baron bullied and bankrupted a small operator, two Pittsburgh lawyers took on the case -- all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court; Laurence Leamer's 'straightforward and elegant' account brings the facts to life."
In today's edition of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Len Boselovic has this review
of Laurence Leamer's new book, "The Price of Justice: A True Story of Greed and Corruption
Justice Sonia Sotomayor is scheduled to appear on tomorrow's broadcast of ABC's "The View":
Details at this link
And The Associated Press reports that "Sotomayor speaks at NYC literature festival."
"A judicial salary case? No, thanks."
In Monday's edition of The Washington Post, Robert Barnes will have an article
that begins, "Early on in his tenure, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. banged the drum so loudly for better pay for federal judges that he got accused of hyperbole for calling the issue a 'constitutional crisis.'"
"The Case for Full Restitution for Child Pornography Victims":
Law professor Paul G. Cassell
, attorney James Marsh
, and law student Jeremy M. Christiansen
have this article
online at SSRN.
"A clear case of self-defense rallies supporters of gun rights": This lengthy article
appears today in The Washington Post.
"Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Justices ready to change America."
Michael Kirkland of UPI has this report