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Ben, our intern for the summer and a student at the University of Texas at Austin, asks Paula, David, Frank, and Gabriela for advice on college life and how to best prepare for law school and a career in law.   College Life What colleges did you go to and what did you study? Paula: […]

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The legal field can be very confusing, especially since so much varies between the different types of law. It may seem as though all lawyers are cut from the same cloth, but this far from the truth in a literal sense: as we wrote in a previous article, lawyers in Hawaii often wear Aloha shirts […]

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  The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court spot opened up by Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, is in limbo. Senators are still meeting with the nominee. Staffers are still sorting through millions of pages of documents tied to Kavanaugh’s past as a federal judge and as George W. Bush’s White […]

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Last month, the Eighth Circuit gave a South Dakota kickboxing gym the foot for replacing a gym instructor because she attended mandatory National Guard training. In its ruling on Mace v. Willis, the Eighth Circuit ordered Corey Willis, the owner of Kickbox Dakota LLC, to pay damages to former gym instructor and National Guard member […]

Earlier this year, New Jersey governor Phil Murphy signed the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act, or the “the Act,” into law. This made New Jersey only the tenth state to regulate paid sick leave, after Arizona, California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington. Before the Act, several municipalities had already enacted […]

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