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Greedy Links: Take Our Advice Edition

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By Brian Kumnick on June 19, 2009 5:36 PM

We've got all kinds of advice for you this week. See below for that, but first some news links:

  • Legal Current recounts a 60 Minutes piece in which parsing definitions from Black's Law Dictionary figures prominently. 60 Minutes is now officially out of material.
  • The New York Times invited a bunch of people to comment on the student debt issue. One more time for the record: we would be in favor of not having any.
  • Justice Kennedy spoke to the graduating masses at Stanford about the importance of law and freedom. The response, according to the San Francisco Chronicle: students dozing off.
  • The University of Illinois' "Clout List" continues to make news. The WSJ Law Blog says there's a lawsuit brewing over public access to admissions records.

Read on for our handy advice:
Litigation Advice
Advice Your Parents Already Gave You
  • The Am Law Daily says to eat a good breakfast.
  • Always write a thank-you note. Or, according to Lateral Attorney Report, don't.
  • Always look out for family. If Dad wants to start a second career as an associate, and you own a law firm, hire him. That's what the Connecticut Law Tribune would do, anyway.

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