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  • Armstrong, “Fields of Blood”

    … From Knopf, a new book by religious historian Karen Armstrong, “Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence.” The publisher’s description follows: From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence. For the first time, religious self-identification…

    Mark L. Movsesian/ CENTER FOR LAW AND RELIGION FORUM- 2 readers -
  • Gordis, “Menachem Begin”

    … Gordis, “Menachem Begin” Earlier this year, Schocken Books released “Menachem Begin: The Battle for Israel’s Soul,” by Daniel Gordis (Shalem College – Jerusalem). The publisher’s description follows: Reviled as a fascist by his great rival Ben-Gurion, venerated by Israel’s underclass, the first Israeli to win the Nobel Peace Prize, a proud Jew…

    Mark L. Movsesian/ CENTER FOR LAW AND RELIGION FORUM- 2 readers -
  • 8 Mistakes Your Law Firm Might Be Making

    … At our Dallas event (left to right): David Lat of Above the Law; Brian Dalton of Above the Law; Bruce MacEwen of Adam Smith, Esq.; Jill Witter of Novation; Craig Budner of K&L Gates; and Ed Sohn of Pangea 3. Thanks to y’all for joining us in Dallas to discuss Biglaw firms, corporations, and managed service providers, with a focus on law…

    David Lat/ Above the Lawin Texas- 1 readers -
  • Russell, “Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms”

    … In October, Basic Books released “Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms: Journeys Into the Disappearing Religions of the Middle East,” by Gerard Russell (Foreign Policy Centre – London). The publisher’s description follows: In this spellbinding journey across the past and present of the Middle East, a former diplomat takes us into the fascinating…

    Mark L. Movsesian/ CENTER FOR LAW AND RELIGION FORUM- 1 readers -
  • Greengrass, “Christendom Destroyed”

    … Greengrass, “Christendom Destroyed” Last month, Penguin released Christendom Destroyed: Europe 1517-1648, by historian Mark Greengrass (University of Sheffield (Emeritus)). The publisher’s description follows: From peasants to princes, no one was untouched by the spiritual and intellectual upheaval of the sixteenth century. Martin Luther’s…

    Mark L. Movsesian/ CENTER FOR LAW AND RELIGION FORUM- 1 readers -
  • Lawyers, Legal Consultants, And Other Hustlers - Don't Overdo LinkedIn

    … No, you can't overdo being published and quoted in The Wall Street Journal or a major legal media outfit such as The National Law Journal. However, if you are excessively active on LinkedIn your branding could take a hit. A classic example is the legal consultant who continually publishes articles on LinkedIn, as well as participating…

    Jane Genova/ Law And More- 2 readers -
  • Morning Docket: 12.05.14

    … police abuses? [New York Times] * Non-random appellate panels in the federal courts are far more common than you might think, reports Alison Frankel. [Reuters via How Appealing] * A smart and thoughtful review by Rosemarie Yu of my new book, Supreme Ambitions (affiliate link). [New York Law Journal] * Eugene Ingoglia, one of the S.D.N.Y. prosecutors…

    David Lat/ Above the Law- 2 readers -
  • Morning Docket: 12.04.14

    … the street from campus this week. Yikes. [WMC Action News 5] * In case you’ve been sleeping under a rock, Above the Law’s managing editor, David Lat, wrote a book called Supreme Ambitions (affiliate link), and it’s been receiving rave reviews. If you dig clerkship lit, you should try to check it out. [National Law Journal] …

    Staci Zaretsky/ Above the Law- 2 readers -
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