Is the spectacle collapsing? Debord and Dylan in the era of COVID capitalism

Dylan says (not said, but says, because – as another great America writer put it – “the past is never dead,…

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Lawyers reached new highs in wages and employment pre-COVID19

Proving once again that there are booms and busts in the economy, American lawyers in general, and Silicon Valley lawyers…

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Good news for lawyers as employment increases again; Silicon Valley lawyers get a hefty pay raise

Continuing a decades old trend, employment of lawyers increased yet again from May, 2017 to May, 2018, in the latest…

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Northwestern Law hits a wall – Whittier of the midwest?

Back in 2017 I wrote several blog posts and a guest column in the Daily Journal raising the possibility that the…

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Bursting the blockchain bubble

The massive hype surrounding the crypto world is unlike anything I have witnessed over three decades in and studying the financial markets.

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Senator Feinstein owes Californians an explanation about the Kavanaugh affair

The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court presents a significant risk to the social and political rights of…

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The 8 minute myth: free speech under attack at law schools or Jeane Kirkpatrick redux?

Many on the right are making as much as they can out of the confrontation that occurred recently between a…

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Good news for lawyers from the BLS: incomes and employment up yet again

Continuing a decades old trend, employment of lawyers increased yet again from May, 2016 to May, 2017, in the latest…

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Delaware Chancery Court slaps Elon Musk’s wrist on SolarCity deal

Tesla shareholders won an important victory for shareholder rights today, at a time when Silicon Valley CEO’s continue to try…

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