Steve Minor of SW Va Law Blog salvaged a far-too-serious Saturday night for me, with an email concerning our 43rd President’s love of haiku. [Read Pres. Bush’s actual remarks in 2001 and our reaction, here]
no hot water
on the mirror
[Sept. 5, 2004]
Why don’t more partners do pro bono work? D.C. Bar President asks “Where Have all the Partners gone?” (Washington Lawyer, Sept-Oct. 2004; should be online any day now)
Springfield Mass. newspaper calls on boycotting assigned counsel to start taking cases, and Legislature to find a solution, including higher pay. (Springfield Sentinel, Sept. 5, 2004).
“We agree that these lawyers should be paid more for their work, but their decision to simply refuse cases is only making a bad situation worse.”