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The Justice Gap: Corporate Lawyers Are Making Record Revenues, But Legal Aid Is in Crisis

Susan Beck | Posted 07.07.2016 | Politics
Susan Beck

There's just one legal aid lawyer for every 8,893 low-income Americans who qualify for legal aid. That's how, in a country with one of the highest concentrations of lawyers in the world, poor people often are forced to represent themselves in life-altering legal matters.

Is Being a Lawyer as Awesome as It Looks on Suits?

Quora | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Suits does depict some awesome or potentially awesome aspects of BigLaw, so I thought I'd start with the good news. One of the reasonably accurate depictions of a positive aspect of BigLaw is the high pay and the fancy perks surrounding the characters.

The Last Days Of Big Law

The New Republic | Posted 09.20.2013 | Business

Of all the occupational golden ages to come and go in the twentieth century--for doctors, journalists, ad-men, autoworkers--none lasted longer, felt c...

The Truth About Law Professors

Frank H. Wu | Posted 04.12.2013 | College
Frank H. Wu

Contrary to what people assume, the job of a professor is not easy.