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2011-04-25 14:59:09

Dire predictions of impending doom for the future of legal education should be taken with a healthy dose of skepticism, says a University of Illinois business law expert. Law professor Larry E. Ribstein says both law schools and the legal profession are going through a period of change that will be rough for some, but will also open the door to new opportunities for others. "I think the horizon for what you can do with a legal education hasn't shrunk, but has actually expanded," said...

2010-12-07 00:00:44

The New York Law School Law Review has released a special symposium issue on the Google Books lawsuit and settlement, providing in-depth analysis of the proposed settlement by leading academic experts who attended the Law School's "D Is for Digitize" conference on the proposed Google Books settlement, held October 8 through 10, 2009. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) December 6, 2010 The New York Law School Law Review has released a special symposium issue on the Google Books lawsuit and settlement,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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