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Law students luckier than the rest
While I know it has been extremely difficult for recent law-school graduates to find employment this year, the data in Kara Baskin’s story was not accurate. Ninety-two percent of our class of 2008 was employed within six months after graduation.
Letters to the Boston editor, May 8, 2009
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| May 08, 2009
Nervous, stressed, and depressed, LLC
Twenty-seven-year-old Jesse White is a temporary staff attorney at a domestic-violence nonprofit in the South End.
What's a recent law grad expected to do in this economy?
| May 01, 2009
Beeswax as in, mind your own . . . ?
Don't expect intensity of any kind
| April 17, 2009
Barack Obama's presidential campaign was successful in part because he was able to cleverly negotiate and navigate the battles that have plagued the United States the last few years.
A new battle threatens to disrupt the American political landscape, and it's hardly academic
| March 11, 2009
Parody flunks out
Artist Barry Blitt’s brilliant illustration — which sought to satirize the naysayers who portray Obama as a flag-burning, unpatriotic Muslim and his wife as a black-power radical — cut to the core of today’s political paradox.
Political humor is no longer welcome in Academia as administrators choke the life out of parody
| July 30, 2008
Two third-year law students working at the school’s Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic are taking on the RIAA on behalf of two university students.
Two Maine Law students take on RIAA big guns
| January 09, 2008
Lessons of the fall
The fall from grace of Ralph R. Papitto was remarkable in its speed and force.
The Papitto controversy reveals some ingrained truths about race and institutions
| July 25, 2007
Why the Imus cave-in is bad for free speech, radio, and the whole society
I was never a fan of Don Imus.
| April 19, 2007
The Stool also rises
Dave Portnoy had described himself as the most average-looking guy imaginable, and he was right.
Parsing the lowbrow genius of Barstool Sports
| April 10, 2007
A judge speaks with candor about judicial cop-outs
Rarely does an audience get to hear a sitting judge deliver anything more than the usual clichés about “blind justice” and the like.
| March 28, 2007
Rather than take pride in the bi-monthly’s stellar 108-year-old reputation, university administrators effectively declared war on Harvard magazine earlier this year when they brought out an in-house competitor.
How University, Inc. is controlling the message to its graduates — and funding base
| November 16, 2006
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