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We all yearn for the glory days of the past, and I am no exception And as I looked back through my old posts earlier today, I grew nostalgic for the early days of WITNESSETH. So I thought I'd post a ranking of my own "most wanted" posts-- those that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
legal blog search, blog search, law school Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
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This post illustrates how law school graduate employment outcomes vary with US News rank of law schools, with special focus on "big firm" jobs. Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
Over the weekend I came across an essay by Jerome Frank entitled, "Why Not a Clinical Lawyer-School." The essay is dated June of 1933, but it could have been written yesterday (or tomorrow) in any legal blog (with some updating for gender-inclusive language). Most of its recommendations are almost exactly... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
How do the law reviews rank according to Google Scholar Metrics? Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
I recently discovered a feature of Google that allows the user to filter searches by "reading level." Apparently this feature has been around for years, but I hadn't seen it before. Invariably whenever I see something like this, my first thought is: how can I use this feature to rank... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
Which stocks are owned by the largest number of institutions? This post ranks the 100 most widely held stocks by institutions based on 13F filings. Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
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Startup Financing Report 2014-05-05 ( for the Week of 2014-04-28 to 2014-05-04 ) The Startup Financing Report is published each Monday on WITNESSETH: Law, Deals, & Data. This Report tracks startup-company financing activity reported during the prior week. The data is based on Form D disclosures filed with the Securities... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
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Startup Financing Report 2014-04-28 ( for the Week of 2014-04-21 to 2014-04-27 ) The Startup Financing Report is published each Monday on WITNESSETH: Law, Deals, & Data. This Report tracks startup-company financing activity reported during the prior week. The data is based on Form D disclosures filed with the Securities... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
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The new ABA employment summary report for the class of 2013 appeared recently, and the data prompted a flurry of analysis on blogs and elsewhere (see collected analysis here.) A great deal of the analysis deals with sorting out which of the reported categories are important (and indeed, which of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
Posted Apr 25, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
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Startup Financing Report 2014-04-21 ( for the Week of 2014-04-14 to 2014-04-20 ) The Startup Financing Report is published each Monday on WITNESSETH: Law, Deals, & Data. This Report tracks startup-company financing activity reported during the prior week. The data is based on Form D disclosures filed with the Securities... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
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Startup Financing Report 2014-04-14 ( for the Week of 2014-04-07 to 2014-04-13 ) The Startup Financing Report is published each Monday on WITNESSETH: Law, Deals, & Data. This Report tracks startup-company financing activity reported during the prior week. The data is based on Form D disclosures filed with the Securities... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
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Startup Financing Report 2014-04-07 ( for the Week of 2014-03-31 to 2014-04-06 ) The Startup Financing Report is published each Monday on WITNESSETH: Law, Deals, & Data. This Report tracks startup-company financing activity reported during the prior week. The data is based on Form D disclosures filed with the Securities... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
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Startup Financing Report 2014-03-31 ( for the Week of 2014-03-24 to 2014-03-30 ) The Startup Financing Report is published each Monday on WITNESSETH: Law, Deals, & Data. This Report tracks startup-company financing activity reported during the prior week. The data is based on Form D disclosures filed with the Securities... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
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Startup Financing Report 2014-03-24 ( for the Week of 2014-03-17 to 2014-03-23 ) The Startup Financing Report is published each Monday on WITNESSETH: Law, Deals, & Data. This Report tracks startup-company financing activity reported during the prior week. The data is based on Form D disclosures filed with the Securities... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
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Startup Financing Report 2014-03-17 ( for the Week of 2014-03-10 to 2014-03-16 ) The Startup Financing Report is published each Monday on WITNESSETH: Law, Deals, & Data. This Report tracks startup-company financing activity reported during the prior week. The data is based on Form D disclosures filed with the Securities... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
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Startup Financing Report 2014-03-10 ( for the Week of 2014-03-03 to 2014-03-09 ) The Startup Financing Report is published each Monday on WITNESSETH: Law, Deals, & Data. This Report tracks startup-company financing activity reported during the prior week. The data is based on Form D disclosures filed with the Securities... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
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Startup Financing Report 2014-03-03 ( for the Week of 2014-02-24 to 2014-03-02 ) The Startup Financing Report is published each Monday on WITNESSETH: Law, Deals, & Data. This Report tracks startup-company financing activity reported during the prior week. The data is based on Form D disclosures filed with the Securities... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
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Startup Financing Report 2014-02-24 ( for the Week of 2014-02-17 to 2014-02-23 ) The Startup Financing Report is published each Monday on WITNESSETH: Law, Deals, & Data. This Report tracks startup-company financing activity reported during the prior week. The data is based on Form D disclosures filed with the Securities... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
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Startup Financing Report 2014-02-17 ( for the Week of 2014-02-10 to 2014-02-16 ) The Startup Financing Report is published each Monday on WITNESSETH: Law, Deals, & Data. This Report tracks startup-company financing activity reported during the prior week. The data is based on Form D disclosures filed with the Securities... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
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Startup Financing Report 2014-02-10 ( for the Week of 2014-02-03 to 2014-02-09 ) The Startup Financing Report is published each Monday on WITNESSETH: Law, Deals, & Data. This Report tracks startup-company financing activity reported during the prior week. The data is based on Form D disclosures filed with the Securities... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
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Startup Financing Report 2014-02-03 ( for the Week of 2014-01-27 to 2014-02-02 ) The Startup Financing Report is published each Monday on WITNESSETH: Law, Deals, & Data. This Report tracks startup-company financing activity reported during the prior week. The data is based on Form D disclosures filed with the Securities... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
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Startup Financing Report 2014-01-27 ( for the Week of 2014-01-20 to 2014-01-26 ) The Startup Financing Report is published each Monday on WITNESSETH: Law, Deals, & Data. This Report tracks startup-company financing activity reported during the prior week. The data is based on Form D disclosures filed with the Securities... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H:
The SEC charged two Florida professors in an ingeniously intricate naked short selling scheme. The investigation is notable because this is exactly the type of scheme many would expect would never be detected. After the Madoff affair and judging from the securities cases we teach in law school, one would... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2014 at W I T N E S S E T H: