Legal academia flexed its social media muscles over the weekend, underscoring that avoiding a Big Law career doesn’t mean giving up the chance to influence Big Law firms.

The Twitter flare-up began with a “Wow” on Saturday evening from the account of Ian Samuel, a Climenko Fellow and lecturer at Harvard Law School, who posted excerpts from what he called a “super gross” mandatory arbitration agreement that Munger, Tolles & Olson had demanded from its summer associates. (You can read all about Munger Tolles’ policy here.)