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Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week ending January 30, 2015

In her Confirmation Hearings this week, Loretta Lynch declared her plans to "be Loretta Lynch" if confirmed as Attorney General. If confirmed, Ms. Lynch will be the first black female attorney general. Her plan to be true to herself reflects the advice to young lawyers offered by Hon. Tiffany M. Williams: Be Yourself. K&L Gates have launched their Cyber Civil Rights Legal Project to fight "revenge porn," with around 50 lawyers at the firm volunteering their time. If you're getting ready for your first trial, check out these tips from the ABA Young Lawyers Division. Sometimes (all the time?), psychic powers…

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catiefenn

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Your Power is in your Presence: How Meditation Benefited my Law Practice

I was first told to meditate by a psychic who my friend strong-armed me into seeing after our second year of College.  At the time, I was looking for a summer job and my friend decided the only appropriate way for me to get some clarity with respect to where I should be directing my resumes, was to see a psychic.  Upon seeing an outgoing twenty year old female come in his door, the psychic promptly advised that I was meant to work in the entertainment industry and, unsurprisingly, recommended that I direct my resumes to bars and restaurants.  I decided…

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Hua Wang

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Talking Leadership with Catherine Admay

 Catherine Admay taught at NYU Law School(1994-96) and Duke Law School (1996-2002) before joining, as visiting faculty, the departments of Political Science and Public Policy/Duke Center for International Development.  She co-founded NYU Law's first international law clinic (serving the government of Eritrea and civil society organizations) and founded and directed Duke Law School's first international development law clinic (serving the government of South Africa and civil society organizations).  She has served as a legal consultant to the Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission and as a legal scholar contributing to the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Admay worked for the Legal…

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