Podcasts

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Discussion, part 2 – Special Podcast Series: Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure Marks 50 Years of Publication, episode 5

Monday 4th Nov 2019

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has served on the bench for nearly forty years. She was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1993 after serving on the U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit. Prior to that, she was a professor of law at both Rutgers Law School and Columbia Law School teaching civil ...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Discussion, part 1 – Special Podcast Series: Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure Marks 50 Years of Publication, episode 4

Tuesday 8th Oct 2019

The law and the courts have undergone many changes over the years. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discusses what she believes is “the most heartening change” in the legal profession. Episode 4 of our special podcast series marking the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure is a discussion ...

Upcoming Interview of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Prof. Arthur Miller

Monday 23rd Sep 2019

As we continue our special series of podcasts on the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure, we’re pleased to announce that our upcoming episodes will feature a discussion between Professor Arthur Miller, one of the treatise’s founding authors, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the United ...

NFL v. Antonio Brown

Friday 20th Sep 2019

The Antonio Brown saga continues to spawn new revelations involving the New England Patriots wide receiver.  On the heels of the NFL initiating an investigation into allegations of sexual assault stemming from a civil lawsuit filed by Brown’s former personal trainer, an attorney representing a painter commissioned by Brown has asked the NFL to investigate allegations ...

Special Podcast Series: Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure Marks 50 Years of Publication – episode 3: The Evolution & Future of Personal Jurisdiction & Pleadings

Thursday 12th Sep 2019

The cases Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly and Ashcroft v. Iqbal still reverberate through the Federal court system for placing new standards on specificity and “plausibility” in pleadings. Similarly, cases such as World-Wide Volkswagen Corp. v. Woodson are still much discussed and debated for their impact on personal jurisdiction. Episode 3 of our special podcast ...

Best Practices for Legal Employers: Next Gen Leadership: Advancing Lawyers of Color white paper

Monday 12th Aug 2019

The Next Gen Leadership: Advancing Lawyers of Color white paper provides insights from attorneys on how legal employers can help create opportunities for lawyers of color across the industry. The white paper involved interviews with 23 attorneys of color across generations, ethnicities, geographic locations, and segments of the industry. During these discussions, attorneys of color ...

Black Klansman – a conversation with Ron Stallworth, the real Black Klansman

Wednesday 17th Jul 2019

It’s a story almost too incredible to believe.  Ron Stallworth was the first African-American detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department.  In 1978, he answered a classified ad and infiltrated the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan. His book, Black Klansman, race, hate and the undercover investigation of a lifetime is an incredible read, ...

Special Podcast Series: Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure Marks 50 Years of Publication – episode 2: The Evolution & Future of Class Actions

Tuesday 25th Jun 2019

Class action lawsuits have undergone many changes in recent years as a result of U.S. Supreme Court decisions and changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Episode 2 of our special podcast series marking the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure discusses those changes as well ...

2019 Elite VANTAGE User Conference Kicks Off

Tuesday 18th Jun 2019

The Elite VANTAGE 2019 Worldwide User Conference is underway in San Diego.  Thousands of Elite cusomters are there to network, share learnings and hear about the latest developments at Elite This is the 25th VANTAGE conference. Twenty-five years ago, firms were running WordPerfect on Novell networks and using Lotus 1-2-3 for spreadsheets. Needless to say, ...

Special Podcast Series: Prof. Arthur Miller on Federal Practice & Procedure Today – Episode 1: Building the Wright & Miller Treatise

Tuesday 30th Apr 2019

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure, one of the most respected and enduring legal treatises. The treatise has been cited by federal courts over 90,000 times, according to Westlaw estimates, and by the United States Supreme Court every year since 1973. In honor ...

So You Think You Can Carlton Dance? Not So Fast!

Monday 15th Apr 2019

Know how to bust some sweet dance moves?  You might want to find a good attorney. Epic Games, maker of Fortnite and NBA 2K has put the Carlton Dance into some of its video games, and the actor who portrayed Carlton on The Fresh Prince, Alfonso Ribeiro, is suing, saying Epic Games is unfairly profiting ...

Can Technology Give Firms a Competitive Edge? Dynamic-Static Law Firm Report

Wednesday 6th Feb 2019

Technology is often touted as a game changer, a field-leveler, a way for firms to gain a competitive edge over other firms. Marketing hype aside, is that really the case? The Legal Executive Institute’s Dynamic-Static Law Firm Report looked at Peer Monitor law firm data to see if use of technology helped firms perform better. ...

Lawyers Without Borders Founder Christina Storm on the Importance of Access to Justice and Rule of Law

Wednesday 12th Dec 2018

Lawyers Without Borders is a not-for-profit whose mission is to promote rule of law around the world by leveraging and promoting pro bono service to meet the needs of the underserved, build capacity in justice sectors and support transitions and development aimed at protecting human rights, all with a neutral orientation. Christina Storm, founder and ...