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Afghanistan dispatches: major Afghan bank faces failure as banking system wobbles under Taliban

JURIST

Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover. Here, a Staff Correspondent for JURIST in Kabul comments on reports of a pending bank failure that would be the first since the Taliban took power in August.

New Tools to Use Documents as a Data Source

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Are You Playing A Good Game? How to Improve Your Career and Move to the Major Leagues

TheEstrinReport

By Chere B. Estrin Have you ever participated professionally in a competitive sport? Are you familiar with the approaches in which professionals train for one? If you look deeply, you will see a strong resemblance in principal to sports and the legal professional field.

Litigation Paralegal Q & A

PARALEGALBOOTCAMP

Being a litigation paralegal comes with its challenges. From learning how to read your attorney’s mind to staying up to date with the latest paralegal technology, you might feel overwhelmed with questions on how you can become a rockstar at your firm.

A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

How (Some) Prosecutors Changed the Face of Justice in 2021

The Crime Report

In 2020, millions of people took to the streets in a nationwide reckoning with racial injustice and the American carceral system. One year later, we have not delivered on the transformative changes that communities are demanding.

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Justices will decide scope of judicial review over certain immigration decisions

SCOTUSBlog

Share Patel v. Garland raises an important question about whether a federal court can review a decision by an agency within the Department of Justice that a noncitizen is ineligible for a green card. The Supreme Court will hear oral argument in the case on Monday.

The Gun Did It? Baldwin Denies Pulling The Trigger in Fatal “Rust” Shooting

JonathanTurley

Recently, I noted the curious scene of actor Alec Baldwin insisting with reporters that he has been given clear legal instructions not to discuss the shooting of Halyna Hutchins at the set of the move “Rust” and then make detailed statements about the shooting.

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Paralegal Podcast Episode – Interview with Molly McGrath

PARALEGALBOOTCAMP

What are the hottest practice areas now? Ready to hear the cold hard truth about the future of the paralegal job market? Do you know what the MOST sought-after practice area specialty of paralegals is right now?

Is a Single Fingerprint Enough to Convict? 

The Crime Report

Contrary to popular imagination — and C.S.I. plotlines — it often takes much more than a single fingerprint to accurately identify a killer.

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Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

UN condemns the killing of unarmed civilians in Myanmar

JURIST

The United Nations Monday condemned the use of excessive and disproportionate force against unarmed civilians in Yangon, Myanmar and called for the perpetrators to be held to account.

Justices to consider obligation of retirement-plan sponsors to pare investment options

SCOTUSBlog

Share Monday’s argument in Hughes v. Northwestern University will give the justices yet another opportunity to explain the fiduciary obligation of the sponsors that control the defined-contribution plans on which so many of us depend for our retirement.

Court on a Hot Tin Roof: Airing Out “the Stench” from the Oral Argument Over Abortion

JonathanTurley

Below is a version of my column in the Hill on the statement of Justice Sonya Sotomayor on the “stench” of politics in the oral argument in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a challenge to the Mississippi abortion law.

What Is “Noisy Tenant” Defined In The Sacramento Eviction Process Service?

LDA PRO

Noise is one of the most common complaints received by landlords from renters. Every tenant entitled to peace and quiet.

Dominate Your Local Market With These 4 Reputation Management Strategies

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Lindsay Harrison, and Erin O'Brien

Did you know that 4 out of 5 consumers use local search and 88% use smartphones for those searches? With that in mind, I think it's safe to say your online presence is the silver bullet of your business. Think about the revenue you could be missing by not prioritizing local search optimization. Fortunately, there are a handful of steps you can take right now that will immediately impact your business's pace in local search, and we're happy to share them.

U.S. Military Ends ‘Hands-Off’ Approach to Ransomware Attacks Against Civilians

The Crime Report

Paul M. Nakasone, the head of U.S. Cyber Command and the director of the National Security Agency (NSA), has revealed that the U.S. military has taken actions against ransomware groups as part of its surge against organizations launching attacks against American companies, reports the New York Times.

Justice Department alleges Texas redistricting plans violate the Voting Rights Act

JURIST

The Justice Department announced Monday that it had filed a lawsuit against the state of Texas and the Texas attorney general, challenging the state’s congressional and statehouse redistricting plans.

Personal Injury Law Firm Claims to be First to Set Up Office in the Metaverse

LawSites

Even if you had never before heard of the metaverse, you could no longer ignore it after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced in October that his company was changing its name to Meta, revealing his vision for the future of online interaction.

Botched robbery leads to latest test of what constitutes “crime of violence”

SCOTUSBlog

Share If a person attempts to commit a robbery but does not succeed, is the attempt alone a “crime of violence”? On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will delve into that question in United States v.

A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

The Loki Effect: How Crime Became the Latest Crisis Blamed on the Pandemic

JonathanTurley

Below is my column in the Hill on the rise in crime, particularly “smash and grab” operations. This weekend, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was hit by business groups for denying that there is a rise in such crime.

Jail Deaths Increased 33% Over Past Two Decades: BJS

The Crime Report

Jail deaths increased 33 percent between 2001-2019, with suicide the leading cause, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). Over 77 percent of the inmates who died in 2019 were still awaiting trial.

US and UK Rohingya refugees sue Facebook alleging dissemination of ‘hateful and dangerous misinformation’

JURIST

Rohingya refugees in the US and UK on Monday filed a coordinated lawsuit against Meta Platforms, Inc. (“Facebook”) alleging the social media giant’s “inaction and support of hate speech, misinformation, and incitement of violence fostered the 10-year genocide of the Rohingya Muslims.”

Recruiting and Retention: Seven Strategies to Help Win the War for Talent

Attorney at Work

In my 25 plus years of recruiting in the legal sector, I have never seen an environment like the current one with respect to recruiting legal talent. And that’s at every level —partners, associates, management and staff. Demand is high and so are the demands of the candidates.

Building a 5-Star Online Reputation for Your Business

Speaker: Brent Werbeck, GetMoreReviews Co-Founder

Trying to figure out how to turn your happy customer’s comments into 5 star reviews may seem like a daunting task. From internal feedback to Google reviews, what is "really" the way to go? Join Brent Werbeck, Co-Founder of Get More Reviews, in this discussion of how to foster and grow your business's 5-star online reputation.

Luxury Brands on Deloitte’s Top 10 Sold Nearly $130 Billion Worth of Goods in 2020

The Fashion Law

What Do You Need to Know About Social Security Disability Benefits?

LegalReader

Individuals with little financial resources who receive SSI are often eligible for Medicaid immediately. News & Politics disability benefits Social Security Social Security Administration social security disability claim social security disability hearing

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‘Blood Money’: How Profit Shapes U.S. Incarceration

The Crime Report

The pursuit of profit is “inextricably intertwined” with America’s system of carceral labor, and criminal punishment, according to a forthcoming paper in the Wisconsin Law Review.

Armed Taliban break up lawyers press conference protesting Afghanistan bar association takeover

JURIST

JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Armed Taliban fighters broke up a press conference by Afghan lawyers about to start at a Kabul hotel early Sunday morning, arresting several of the lawyers in attendance.

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Process Serving Made Easy: Serve in All 50 States Using One Platform

Speaker: PROOF

PROOF has revolutionized service of process. Using our online platform, create serve requests nationwide and receive live updates with mapped verification of each attempt. PROOF’s technology provides users with complete transparency from start to finish.

“Feelings run high”: Two hours of tense debate on an issue that divides the court and the country

SCOTUSBlog

Share A View from the Courtroom is an inside look at significant oral arguments and opinion announcements unfolding in real time. Outside the Supreme Court building, crowds of demonstrators have gathered for today’s major argument in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.

Easy Patent law Quiz for 2021:

Patently-O

You should be able to easily answer these questions: . Crunch stays fit with his rebounder (a mini-trampoline). These already exist, but Crunch has designed a new model that includes a handle (for stability) and also a touchscreen control that can be used to stream audio/video instructions. These are shown in the figure below).

West Palm Beach Woman Killed and Two Injured in Truck Crash

LegalReader

Unfortunately, truck accidents cause worse damage than accidents with traditional automobiles. News & Politics dump truck accidents hit and run truck accidents semi-truck accidents truck accident attorney truck accident damages truck accident lawyer truck accidents