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Past due blues (access required)

If collecting your legal fees makes you feel “embarrassed,” “uncomfortable” or “greedy” you are not alone. According to a recent LexisNexis survey, 73 percent of small law firms sometimes have past due client accounts and more than half of the ...

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He stopped loving her one day (access required)

One ex-husband didn’t get the relief he was hoping for from the North Carolina Court of Appeals, but he did get a little history lesson on country music, courtesy of Judge Donna Stroud. In a Sept. 2 opinion, Stroud said ...

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UNC fan banned, appeal canned (access required)

The University of North Carolina, and its athletic department, has seen itself in the courts quite a bit lately, but on Sept. 2 the school got a pretty easy win—the legal equivalent of its vaunted basketball team trouncing Mount St. ...

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With a song in your heart (access required)

If a funeral dirge was what typically played in the back of your mind while studying for the bar exam, Study Songs might have rocked your world. An app for iPads and iPhones created by several attorneys, it sets complicated ...

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No one tailgates a moot court (access required)

With college football season kicking off this weekend, we offer our annual rankings of law schools with football teams, based not on gridiron prowess but on their law schools’ position in the U.S. News & World Report standings. For the ...

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An unwelcome reply (access required)

Rule No. 1 of email: Hit “reply,” not “reply all,” unless you’re conveying information that everyone needs to know. You would think attorneys would have mastered this bit of 21st-century etiquette by now, especially the digital natives in the North ...

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Weird, any way you slice it (access required)

How do you like your pizza? With sausage? With extra cheese? Or perhaps with a dash of “showmanship”? These things matter, apparently, because one Greek citizen living in Massachusetts was denied an immigrant visa earlier this month at least partly ...

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