10 Twitter accounts that every law student, lawyer and legal professional must follow

Being updated with latest developments is critical in the legal profession. However, it is tough to track down each and every update. Everyone in the legal profession is used to reading lengthy write-ups and may feel that a platform with 140-character limit would not be a substantial read. But, these real-time updates from the right Twitter accounts are all you need.


Here are ten twitter accounts that every law student and legal professional must follow:


ABA Journal (@ABAJournal) – Legal news updates from the most-read and highly respected legal affairs magazine and website.


Bitter Lawyer (@BitterLawyer) – Entertainment and humour for legal professionals and the people who tolerate them. A definite follow for a quick break to cope with sanity.


Bloomberg Law (@Bloomberg Law) – Bloomberg Law assists in the growth of revenue of firms, provides world-class counsel, as well helps maintain and increase their profitability.


Guardian Law (@GdnLaw) – Analysis, comments and news from The Guardian. This account is highly recommended for law students and legal professionals. Undoubtedly, this account is one of the best sources of information for all the latest legal updates.


Law Society Gazette (@lawsocgazette) – Law Society Gazette tweets latest legal news for aspiring lawyers, barristers and solicitors.


Legal Planet (@LegalPlanet) – As this account’s bio suggests, there is “no dull moment” in the ‘legal planet”. The world of legal schemes and lawsuits are shared on this twitter account.


LegalRebels (@Legal Rebels) – This account is an ongoing ABA Journal special project where innovative lawyers share ideas and opinions about reshaping the current practice of law. You can find discussions about making law more accessible here.


Legal Week (@LegalWeek) – This account provides features and news on law firms, lawyers and legal developments and more.


Overlawyered (@overlawyered) – This twitter account buzzes about anything “litigious”.


WSJ Law Blog (@WSJLawBlog) – The Wall Street Journal’s Law Blog tweets about emerging trends, hottest cases and bigshots in law.


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