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2014-08-04 12:36:54

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Practising Law Institute (PLI) announces the release of their newest title, Anti-Money Laundering Deskbook: A Practical Guide to Law and Compliance. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120423/DC92468LOGO Author Nicole S. Healy (Ropers Majeski Kohn Bently PC) provides a thorough discussion of all the major U.S. cases considering money laundering activity, describes the programs of the major international anti-money laundering (AML)...

2014-07-30 08:29:32

57% of pre-law students say they plan to prep for the LSAT with a mobile app LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over half of pre-law students say they plan to select a mobile app to prepare for the LSAT, according to a new survey conducted by TestMax, a Silicon Beach based start-up and leader in comprehensive test prep courses on mobile platforms. Enrolling in a traditional in-class course to prepare for the LSAT received only 43% of the vote. Photo -...

2014-07-14 12:25:32

NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Practising Law Institute (PLI) announces the release of their newest title, Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Answer Book 2014. Co-edited by two experts from Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, Andrew L. Bab and Kevin A. Rinker, Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Answer Book 2014 is a specialized Q&A guide to the legal aspects of health care M&A transactions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120423/DC92468LOGO According to...

2014-07-02 20:22:35

The nation's top 16 trial advocacy programs were presented with a new and unique challenge this year to incorporate electronic presentation at Baylor Law School's Annual 2014 Top Gun Mock Trial Competition. Competitors accepted the challenge with great enthusiasm. ATLANTA, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Participants at this year's Top Gun Mock Trial Competition faced numerous hurdles in their quest for first place which included a ten thousand dollar cash prize awarded by Baylor Law...

2014-06-25 23:08:36

NACDL to Enhance and Expand Access to Their Leading CLE Programs Using InReach Technology and Services Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 InReach, a leading provider of online continuing education (CE) management solutions, today announces that the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), the preeminent organization in the United States advancing the mission of the nation's criminal defense lawyers, launched the organization’s online continuing legal education...

2014-06-18 23:08:51

TestMax, the leader in comprehensive app-based standardized test prep courses including BarMax, LSATMax and SATMax, announces a special promotion for students preparing to take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Effective immediately, TestMax is offering a thirty-day trial of the LSATMax course to students for just one dollar. LSATMax is a comprehensive app-based LSAT prep course created by Harvard Law Alumni. For this minimal sum, students will...

2014-06-02 08:36:20

Utilizing online collaboration tools, intensive program offers tailor-made, one-on-one interaction with William McNeil, vLawyer Co-Founder and Attorney, and his team ORLANDO, Fla., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The recession has hit the legal industry hard. Many law students are not able to find jobs and have to work two or three jobs just to pay back their student loans. Many law firms are struggling with downsizing and looking for ways to cut their overhead. This has led to more...

2014-05-27 08:34:50

ORLANDO, Fla., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Practicing law no longer means having to lock oneself in an office, fielding messages from unhappy clients for 12 hours a day. Technology has made virtual law practices a feasible alternative to the traditional brick-and-mortar office, according to vLawyer Consulting, LLC. More information on this service, including a free video introduction and "30 Day Blueprint to Freedom" is available at http://vlawyer.com. vLawyer provides expert...

2014-05-20 08:29:25

WHAT CAN LAWYERS LEARN FROM ACTORS(TM) THE ART OF ADVOCACY IN THE 21ST CENTURY(TM) CULVER CITY, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACT of Communication(TM), leader in trial consulting and legal advocacy is pleased to announce the release of the latest version of its highly accredited CLE program WHAT CAN LAWYERS LEARN FROM ACTORS(TM) THE ART OF ADVOCACY IN THE 21ST CENTURY. ACT of Communication(TM) is the first company to demonstrate the connections between theater and law to educate...

2014-05-01 23:17:06

While the pass rate for CA Unaccredited Fixed-Facility Law Schools on the First Year Law Student’s Exam in June 2013 was 23%, BarMax students at California Desert Trial Academy College of Law had a pass rate of 75%. Venice, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The California First Year Law Student’s Exam (“FYLSE”), commonly referred to as the “Baby Bar,” is an exam that California law students attending unaccredited law schools must pass before they are eligible to sit for the California...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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