Chris Williams became a social media manager and assistant editor for Above the Law in June 2021. Prior to joining the staff, he moonlighted as a minor Memelord™ in the Facebook group Law School Memes for Edgy T14s. Before that, he wrote columns for an online magazine named The Muse Collaborative under the pen name Knehmo. He endured the great state of Missouri long enough to graduate from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. He is a former boatbuilder who cannot swim, a published author on critical race theory, philosophy, and humor, and has a love for cycling that occasionally annoys his peers. You can reach him by email at [email protected].
Elon Musk files a facially ludicrous lawsuit and Trump argues that sexual assault doesn't count on airplanes.
We discuss Trump's failed motion, DeSantis racking up bills, and Biglaw whiners.
Big week in Biglaw news.
Discussing the risks of representing Trump, Sam Bankman-Fried's goofy courtroom sketch, and Biglaw's open letter to law schools.
Stroock strikes out.
LSAT's decision is not totally... illogical.
Also Donald Trump's lawyers continue making mistakes.
This week we chat about the First Amendment, sexual harassment, and, yet again, Blackface in the legal community.
Plus a dramatic reading of the MyPillow deposition.
In our latest chat, we discuss Biglaw strip club outings, Jeff Clark taking time away from his indictment to be an idiot online, and associates unhappy with a law firm's office tracker.
Also, how to create a culture that welcomes Biglaw vacations.
A little Broadway for this week's title.
The Fifth Circuit judge made a bunch of headlines last week and we jump into all of them. Plus Texas’s use of water saws and Ron De Santis isn’t faring well in...
And they're running out of a bunch of lawyers.
Elena Kagan and Samuel Alito have… very different takes on judicial ethics and what Congress’s role is in all of it. Plus, Lindsey Graham has a change of heart about a federal...
Alabama is just straight up defying the Supreme Court on election law… but when liberals propose the same thing all of a sudden it’s a crisis for the rule of law. I...
For real though, don’t mention your law school rank in your wedding vows. You may think it cute but literally no one else does. Clarence Thomas has been workin that lifetime tenure...
Also more mandatory office policies and a brief primer on the Federal Circuit controversy.
Between threatening Facebook and suing Wachtell, the Chief Twit is pretty active. We also talk about the end of the Supreme Court Term and the struggles in bar prep.
Talking about Supreme Court scandals, marijuana rights, and the top law schools out there.
Because someday you might face massive espionage charges... or something.
When you think about it, is a deputized bear really weirder than keeping classified documents in a bathroom with two chandeliers?
Maybe the woman who called the cops on a Black birdwatcher should try using ChatGPT to make up some fake caselaw for her appeal because the real ones aren't helping.
How can one guy mess up this much? Ron DeSantis is about to announce a run for president, but meanwhile he’s botching remedial civil procedure and running face first in the Fourteenth...
Joe and Chris talk about law school, layoffs, and basic decency.
When you list all of the revelations of the past month, it's impressive.
Also Ron DeSantis is getting beaten up by Disney again.
Yes, there's still more to say about Clarence Thomas.
Who reads all of the statute anyway?
Also Morgan & Morgan has had it with insurance lobbyists and the legal profession is losing talent to OnlyFans.
Also, Elon Musk really needs legal counsel.
Clarence Thomas is getting a statue... allow your imagination to run wild.
On the latest episode of Thinking Like A Lawyer, Kathryn and Chris ponder the need for a rule against Confederate flags in courtrooms in the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA the year of...
Also, let's talk about Biglaw and cancel culture.
Also, Joe Biden's documents elicit special counsel attention.
It’s only the beginning.
Always waiting until the last minute.
Looking back at the good... and mostly bad.
It's all about optics.
Also the country may have dodged a constitutional bullet.
But they caught me with some contemporaneous third-party emails?
Also, bonus season begins!
Annual gathering aims to silence woke heretics... misses spectacularly.
It's not 2009 all over again, but it's not great.
Donald Trump is threatening a dumb lawsuit against the Pulitzer committee, but is it dumb like a fox? Because the right certainly has New York Times v. Sullivan in their crosshairs. There’s...
Also lawyers don't make enough money... maybe.
But it might make you a sociopath.
Receive The Appropriate Prizes.
And we speak of mermaids and copyrights.
Also, judges need to get their act together.
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