×

June 24 2008 Legal Blog Roundup

( 1 vote, average: 2.1 out of 5)
What do you think about this article? Rate it using the stars above and let us know what you think in the comments below.
But law was actually a topic of discussion, too! The Supreme Court was in the news, as usual, with Boumediene being put into effect. On Thursday, the Court also released five other opinions, four of which dealt with workers' rights decisions. There are ten decisions left for the Court in this term — including the hotly anticipated Second Amendment case DC v. Heller.

Meanwhile, Bear Sterns, the ill-fated investment firm, saw some of its former managers arrested. This, in turn, enabled the arresting officers to take each arrestee on the infamous "perp walk," which brought a discussion of the propriety of said walk. The Kozinski porn case, meanwhile, died down a bit — for the moment.



In other blog-related news, the Associated Press came in for some derision with their stunning decision to try to charge $2.50 a word for quoting their stories.

And finally, we at last found out the top ten legal songs of all time, as voted for by the readers of Above the Law:
 
  1. I Fought The Law — The Clash [ Lyrics|YouTube ]
  2. Lawyers, Guns, and Money — Warren Zevon [ Lyrics|YouTube ]
  3. 99 Problems — Jay-Z [ Lyrics|YouTube ]
  4. Folsom Prison Blues — Johnny Cash [ Lyrics|YouTube ]
  5. We're All Winners, as arranged by Nixon Peabody [ Explanation ]
  6. Law and Order theme song [ YouTube|Dance Remix ]
  7. Hurricane — Bob Dylan [ Lyrics|YouTube ]
  8. Alice's Restaurant — Arlo Guthrie [ YouTube ]
  9. I Fought The Law — Bobby Fuller 4 [ Lyrics|YouTube ]
  10. The Road Goes on Forever — Robert Earl Keen [ YouTube ]



Featured Testimonials

I got a job through LawCrossing and I loved using it. i am impressed with the work being done at this site.
Shannon


Facts

LawCrossing Fact #132: We constantly update our site with the latest international and national headlines. It’s important to be informed.

 
Let's Do It!
Email:

Only LawCrossing consolidates every job it can find in the legal industry and puts all of the job listings it locates in one place.

  • We have more than 25 times as many legal jobs as any other job board.
  • We list jobs you will not find elsewhere that are hidden in small regional publications and employer websites.
  • We collect jobs from more than 250,000 websites and post them on our site.
  • Increase your chances of being seen! Employers on public job boards get flooded with applications. Our private job boards ensure that only members can apply to our job postings.

Success Stories

I came back to LawCrossing to search through the listings in my new job search because I had been able to get my last 2 jobs through using the site. I love the search capacity and filters. This is a very valuable service.
  • Jennifer Guidea Bloomfield, NJ