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Law School Prof: My Sociopathic Traits Suit the Profession

A law school professor admits she is a sociopath and describes how that personality disorder made her “a particularly excellent trial lawyer,” a law firm associate savvy enough to take down more senior counsel, and a model Mormon Sunday school teacher.


Family of NHL Enforcer Sues League for Wrongful Death

The National Hockey League is being sued by the family of Derek Boogaard, a professional ice hockey player who made his living as an enforcer and died of an accidental overdose in 2011, the New York Times reports.


A Hard Knox Life: Acquittal Reversal Raises Transnational Law Questions

English: Professor Alan Dershowitz of Harvard ...

English: Professor Alan Dershowitz of Harvard Law School. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If an appeals court affirms Italy’s highest court’s decision last month to reverse its 2011 acquittal of Amanda Know, the American former exchange student, there will likely be major demonstrations of transnational law, according to Alan Dershowitz, who wrote about the issue in the Wall Street Journal.


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