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They Said It (access required)

Witness: “I didn’t have a 147-minute conversation with Dr. Brannon.” Unidentified attorney: “I’m sorry. My bad.” Proof that the phrase “my bad” has begun working its way into the legal vernacular.

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A real Martin and Lewis routine (access required)

In political campaigns, candidates are sometimes criticized for indiscretions from their long-ago college years. But this may be the first time we’ve ever seen a candidate attacked for the mere act of going to college to get an advanced degree. ...

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Alert: Boring hacker on the loose (access required)

When imaginative folks hack into a digital road sign, they forewarn us of all sorts of fanciful hazards: zombies, raptors, flying monkeys and cops. They tell us to “park wherever.” They advertise “live nude ahead” or “free kittens in the ...

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A defying convention (access required)

If your law school Constitutional Law class touched on Article V at all, which it probably didn’t, you likely don’t remember much about it. But the Article, which explains how to amend the U.S. Constitution, has garnered renewed attention, including ...

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A tough hole to climb out of (access required)

There’s more bad news for underemployed, overeducated law school graduates currently working as bartenders and baristas — as if they didn’t have enough of that already. The perilous economic effects of being overqualified for your job can last more than ...

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You’ve been hacked (access required)

Those are scary words especially at a law firm, where maintaining client confidentiality is required under the rules of professional conduct. That said, LexisNexis has released a survey with some surprising results pertaining to data security at law firms. According ...

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What counts for crime in Cary

It will take more than tissues for police in a Cary to take care of the mildly offending graffiti being spray-painted on businesses and signs. Investigators say the words “snot” and “booger” have been painted on at least 20 different ...

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Esse, quam videri, charitable (access required)

North Carolina is known as the Tar Heel State. It’s also known as The Old North State. But perhaps it should also be known as The Stingy State—or maybe The Honest State, depending on which interpretation you prefer. The pollster ...

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