Monthly Archives: February 2006
Ms. Smith Goes to Washington
Today, the Supreme Court will be hearing oral arguments in the case of Marshall v. Marshall, better known as Anna Nicole Smith v. Dead Guy’s Money. This fight between Smith and the son of her late husband, billionaire J. Howard Marshall II, has been going on for 10 years as each claims their stake in the late Marshall’s wealthy estate. For the legal minded, the main issue the Supremes will be looking at is whether federal courts have jurisdiction over certain probate disputes.
Contrary to prior stories, while Anna plans to attend the hearing, she has no intention of drunkenly inquiring as to whether the Justice “like my body” or to ask if they will “make me beautiful duets.”
The Daily Memo - 2/16/06
The Legal Reader sheds some light on what it takes to get a review by the Supreme Court (Legal Reader)
How much will first-year associates earn at the nation’s largest law firms? (Professor Bainbridge)
How does it feel to be on the Supreme Court, Justice Breyer? (Althouse)
What are the best films about race and law? (BlackProf)
Helpful advice when considering jumping from one law firm to another. (Legal Underground)
The Daily Memo - 2/15/06
Justice Samuel Alito hires Time Warner exec and former counselor to Attorney General Ashcroft as clerk (Althouse)
The Anonyous Lawyer warns against the dangers of shooting attorneys. (The Anonymous Lawyer).
Is the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Constitutional? (Professor Bainbridge)
Live Blogging Michael Chertoff’s Testimony (Wonkette).