BEST BETS FOR BIG LAW - Each year, ranks the 50 law schools that sent the highest percentage of juris doctor graduates into associate positions at the largest 100 law firms in the country. But this year came with a few curveballs:  as’s Christine Charnosky reports, one school returned to the top 50 after not making the cut for several years and the top 10 saw a lot of shuffling. To explore the entire 2023 Go-To Law Schools report, including nine interactive infographics, click here.

CANCEL CULTURE - The FTC last week proposed tweaking a 1970s-era rule to make it easier for customers to cancel subscriptions and memberships, a push that will force in-house counsel to freshly scrutinize renewal policies. FTC Chair Lina Khan said businesses employing subscription tricks and traps—including so-called “negative options,” where goods or services are sent to purchasers automatically unless they tell the seller that you do not want them—would be subject to stiff penalties. The FTC has been focusing recently on “dark patterns,” which are design tricks used on websites to confuse customers into purchasing products or making it hard to cancel subscriptions, Nerissa Coyle McGinn, a partner at Loeb & Loeb, told’s Chris O’Malley “Negative options are a form of dark patterns,” she added.

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