Tag Archives: Law School

Mostly Dead Comments on Irrational Exuberance: the Shortcomings of Legal Education.

Posted in the National Law Review on November 28th an article by attorney Kendall M. Gray of Andrews Kurth LLP regarding legal education and the pursuit of the legal career:   This one goes out to all the law students or think you wanna be law students. It has been a long time since last we met. Long time, …

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NLR 2011 Law Student Writing Competition

The National Law Review would like to remind you of the Winter Law Student Writing Contest deadline is November 21st! The National Law Review (NLR) consolidates practice-oriented legal analysis from a variety of sources for easy access by lawyers, paralegals, law students, business executives, insurance professionals, accountants, compliance officers, human resource managers, and other professionals who wish …

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NLR 2011 Law Student Writing Competition

The National Law Review would like to remind you of the Winter Law Student Writing Contest deadline is November 21st! The National Law Review (NLR) consolidates practice-oriented legal analysis from a variety of sources for easy access by lawyers, paralegals, law students, business executives, insurance professionals, accountants, compliance officers, human resource managers, and other professionals who wish …

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NLR 2011 Law Student Writing Competition

The National Law Review is wants to remind you the Deadline for Submission is October 17! The National Law Review (NLR) consolidates practice-oriented legal analysis from a variety of sources for easy access by lawyers, paralegals, law students, business executives, insurance professionals, accountants, compliance officers, human resource managers, and other professionals who wish to better …

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NLR 2011 Law Student Writing Competition

The National Law Review is pleased to announce the commencement of the Winter Law Student Writing Contest: The National Law Review (NLR) consolidates practice-oriented legal analysis from a variety of sources for easy access by lawyers, paralegals, law students, business executives, insurance professionals, accountants, compliance officers, human resource managers, and other professionals who wish to better …

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IKEA’s Way to Eternal Life: A Deconstruction of the Furniture Giant’s International Tax Practices

Congrats to Julia W. Gin of Santa Clara University School of Law winner of the National Law Review’s Spring Legal Writing Contest!  Julia’s topic discusses IKEA’s Interational Tax Practices.  Since its first store in Sweden in 1958, IKEA has rapidly become an international household name.  The large Swedish flag-inspired blue and yellow buildings are a beacon for …

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The Need for a Detailed Procedure of Judicial Review of Civil Rights Arbitration Awards after Rent-A-Center West, Inc. v. Jackson

Congrats to Nicole Farbes-Lyons of St. John’s University School of Law – winner of the National Law Review Spring Student Legal Writing Contest.  Nicole’s topic  explored several components underlying the Supreme Court’s recent Rent-A-Center decision and the subsequent need for clearer guidance per civil rights arbitration.   Introduction The November 17, 2010 New York Times article “Justices Are Long …

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Employers are Watching Your Facebook: Worker Privacy Significantly Diminished in the Digital Era

Congrats to Michael Carlin  of University of Minnesota Law School winner of the Spring 2011 National Law Review student legal writing contest winner!   Michael’s topic explores the legal basis for privacy in and out of the workplace, specifically off- duty employee monitoring in the private sector.       Introduction As surveillance technology improves, employers increasingly monitor their employees, …

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Selling the Main Street Fairness Act: A Viable Solution to the Internet Sales Tax Problem

Congrats to Michael J. Payne, CPA of Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law   one of the winners of the 2011 Spring National Law Review Student Legal Writing Contest.  Michael’s topic addresses the tremendous struggle in the regulation of sales tax collection on interstate internet purchases.   I.  Introduction States have long faced issues related to …

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Standing and In Pari Delicto Issues Arising in Bankruptcy Cases

Congrats to Rui Li of the The University of Iowa College of Law -one of  winners of the Spring 2011 National Law Review Student Legal Writing Competition:   Rui’s topic addresses whether a bankruptcy trustee has standing to bring a suit on behalf of the debtor corporation against attorneys who allegedly helped that corporation’s management with the fraud.   1. …

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