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As technical interviews die at Google, should lawyers adopt them?

by Joshua Auriemma June 23, 2013 Legal
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Having entered law school from a discipline where technical interviews were the norm, I remember being very skeptical of the behavioral interview process. I’ve been thinking about technical interviews lately — specifically, their role in the legal profession — in light of recent news stories about Google vilifying the utility of technical interview questions and […]

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Episode 29: Let Me Point Out This “Unpublished” Opinion, Because It Doesn’t Exist

by Laura Bergus September 19, 2011 Podcasts

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 44:19 — 60.9MB) | EmbedIntroduction Friend, avid listener, and token representative law student Scott Kuhagen joins the ‘cast this episode. Laura passed the bar. Whew. Josh has a special oral argument before an appellate court at his alma mater. Aww. In the News Revisiting a topic we […]

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Episode 28: I Paid $12.4 Billion and All I Got Was This Lousy Patent Portfolio

by Joshua Auriemma August 25, 2011 Podcasts

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:42 — 44.9MB) | EmbedAs always, if you like what you hear, PLEASE support us by taking one minute of your time and reviewing us on the iTunes store, or (especially) writing a little review on iTunes. It helps people find our podcast, and more importantly, gives […]

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Apple v. Google v. Swine Flu

by Laura Bergus April 2, 2010 Legal

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 44:56 — 41.1MB) | Embed Episode 10: Apple’s Patent Infringement Claims and More After a several-week hiatus due to Josh’s super-lung-attack swine flu trauma, Josh and Laura are back to discuss legal news, law school, job hunting, and the inevitable personal tangents. Introduction – Josh is not […]

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Defamation Based on Blogging is a Scary Slippery Slope

by Laura Bergus August 20, 2009 Legal

You might have heard that Google has been ordered to hand over the identity of an anonymous Blogger user so that person can face a civil law suit for posting disparraging comments about a fashion model. The blog was called NYC Skanks (since removed from the interwebs) and reportedly called this model words like “ho” and “skank.” Despite the irony […]

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The Anti-Google Bill And An Apology from LG

by Joshua Auriemma March 10, 2009 News

Preface:  My apologies, but a loyal geeker just pointed out that comments on Legal Geekery have been closed for quite a while.  We’re not sure why this happened, but rest assured that those responsible have been sacked.  Please take advantage of our newly reopened comments. —– How many ways can a proposed bill say “Google” […]

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We Aim to Please – Part 1

by Joshua Auriemma February 27, 2009 The Lighter Side

We at Legal Geekery are so intent on giving our readers exactly what they’re looking for that we’ve decided to launch a new segment devoted to your questions.  How does one get selected to be featured in this new segment, you wonder?  It’s simple.  All you have to do is find Legal Geekery via a […]

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Privacy from Street View Photos? — Boring v. Google

by Mr. X February 20, 2009 Legal

A couple in Pittsburgh whose lawsuit claimed that Street View on Google Maps is a reckless invasion of their privacy lost their case.

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