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Roger Royse: 5 Things You Need To Become A Top Lawyer In Your Field

TheEstrinReport

An Interview with Chere Estrin. Exposure. It does little good to be a Top Lawyer if nobody knows about it. This can happen organically because word of good legal work will get around and will beget more legal work. Whether it happens by accident or design, Top Lawyers are known.

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Afghanistan dispatches: ‘Winter is something I had never thought could be fatal living in the capital of a country.”

JURIST

JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban. Here, a law student in Kabul offers his latest observations and perspective.

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Supreme Court adds two cases involving Native Americans to docket

JURIST

The Supreme Court added two new cases Monday involving Native Americans to its docket this term. The first case is Denezpi v. United States , which asks the Court to consider an issue regarding the double jeopardy clause of the Fifth Amendment.

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Planning Your Contract Management System

PARALEGALBOOTCAMP

When paralegals are looking at alternative paralegal careers outside the popular litigation paralegal field, contract management does not usually come to mind. However, there seems to be an increase in paralegal job opportunities in the field of contract management.

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.

Court of Appeals of North Carolina Finds Rule 701 Violation But Upholds Convictions

EvidenceProf Blog

Similar to its federal counterpart, North Carolina Rule of Evidence 701 provides that If the witness is not testifying as an expert, his testimony in the form of opinions or inferences is limited to those opinions or inferences which are

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Amazon appeals $865M fine imposed by Luxembourg data protection authority

JURIST

Amazon filed an appeal at the Luxembourg Administrative Tribunal on Friday challenging an $865M fine imposed by Luxembourg National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD). The penalty was handed down for violations of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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High Court of Japan to host Intellectual Property Symposium

CourtTechBulletin

The Intellectual Property High Court of Japan (IPHC) , together with several other legal organizations, annually holds their Judicial Symposium on Intellectual Property (JSIP). This year, JSIP 2021 will be held online from October 20 through 22(JST). More below… Read more ».

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New Paralegal Podcast Launches!

PARALEGALBOOTCAMP

Did you miss the first episode of the new paralegal podcast that we launched last week? Visit the Episode 1 page to listen to it now. We’ve also included links on that page to listen on Apple Podcast, Spotify, and Google.

Southern District of Ohio Finds Work Product Privilege Waived for Documents Used to Refresh Witness's Recollection

EvidenceProf Blog

Federal Rule of Evidence 612 provides that (a) Scope. This rule gives an adverse party certain options when a witness uses a writing to refresh memory: (1) while testifying; or (2) before testifying, if the court decides that justice requires

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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.

How Education Helps Women Incarcerees Resist ‘Inhumanity’ of Prison

The Crime Report

American prisons are profoundly inhospitable for incarcerated women — but prison education programs can help women on the inside resist the inhumanity of incarceration, say Kathy Boudin and Judith Clark, two formerly incarcerated women advocating for reform.

Civil rights groups sue over Oklahoma law banning critical race theory

JURIST

A group of civil rights organizations filed suit on Tuesday challenging Oklahoma HB 1775 , which prevents public schools from requiring students to learn about critical race theory and gender discrimination.

Court won’t block Texas abortion ban but fast-tracks cases for argument on Nov. 1

SCOTUSBlog

Share The Supreme Court will hear oral argument on Nov. 1 in a pair of cases challenging the Texas law that bans nearly all abortions after the sixth week of pregnancy.

Nomination Deadline Nears for Litera’s Changing Lawyer Awards; Will Include First ‘WFH Creative Award’

LawSites

The deadline is Monday, Oct. 25, to submit nominations for The Changing Lawyer Awards 2021 , sponsored by Litera, which will be presented to winners Nov. 10 as part of the fourth Changing Lawyer Virtual Summit.

Dominate Your Local Market With These 4 Reputation Management Strategies

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation, & Lindsay Harrison, Marketing Coordinator, Grand Pacific Resorts

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.

“The Kind Soul of Clarence Thomas”

HowAppealing

“The Kind Soul of Clarence Thomas”: Laura Wolk has this essay online at National Review

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As Police Violence Increases, Civilians Less Likely to Call 911: Study

The Crime Report

Examining detailed data from eight major American cities, a new research study from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government found that police violence reduces civilian trust and engagement with law enforcement.

Federal appeals court upholds Florida law requiring felons to pay debts before voting

JURIST

The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Monday upheld a 2019 Florida law that prevents felons from voting until they pay their legal financial obligations of fines, fees, and restitution.

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Detainee can testify about his treatment at CIA black site, government tells justices

SCOTUSBlog

Share The Biden administration told the Supreme Court on Friday that a Palestinian man who has been in U.S. custody for nearly 20 years could provide testimony for use in a Polish criminal investigation into the man’s torture at a CIA “black site” in that country.

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.

Berkeley Physicist Resigns After Colleagues Block UChicago Professor from Speaking at Science Event

JonathanTurley

We recently discussed the cancelling of Dorian Abbot , an associate professor of geophysical sciences at the University of Chicago, who was prevented from speaking at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

More Than Merely a Buzzy Hue, Bottega Veneta Green May Be the Brand’s Biggest New Asset

The Fashion Law

In February 2019, Daniel Lee sent his first main season collection down the runway in Milan. Among leather shift dresses, quilted leather puffer jackets, moto leather trousers, and a mix of vibrant knitwear, a wavey-shaped handbag in a green hue was tucked under the arm of a catwalker.

View from the Trauma Center: Why Gun Violence Persists

The Crime Report

“Everybody that I know got a family member dead or locked up,” says Slim, one of the young Black men featured in Life After the Gunshot , a digital storytelling project coproduced by Joseph Richardson, a professor of African-American Studies and Anthropology at the University of Maryland.

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DC Attorney General adds Mark Zuckerberg as defendant in Facebook privacy lawsuit

JURIST

District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine on Wednesday announced the addition of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as a defendant to an existing lawsuit over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, where the data firm harvested information from as many as 87 million individuals without their knowledge.

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.

Biden administration asks justices to block enforcement of Texas abortion law

SCOTUSBlog

Share This article was updated on Oct. 18 at 5:26 p.m.

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A Deeper Dive into the Cassirer Case: United States Supreme Court Grants Cert on Case Concerning Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act

Conflict of Laws

This post is by Emilia Beuger (LL.M. Utrecht), JD Candidate at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As noted in an earlier post on this site , the United States Supreme Court granted a petition for a writ of certiorari to the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Cassirer v.

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5 Tips for Making the Transition to Virtual Law Firm Status

Attorney at Work

Virtual law firm status has worked out so well for some firms, they’re making the switch permanent. Should you? Amid the coronavirus pandemic, office workers everywhere have shown that to be productive, all you need is a laptop, a reliable internet connection and a desk.

Older Americans Prime Targets of Fraud During Pandemic: DOJ

The Crime Report

Older Americans have been disproportionately targeted by fraudsters during the pandemic, according to the latest annual report from the Department of Justice (DOJ).

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.

Afghanistan dispatches: ‘the central bank as well as commercial banks are running out of dollar banknotes’

JURIST

JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban. Here, a lawyer in Kabul offers his personal observations and perspective on recent banking and financial developments in Afghanistan.

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How To Transfer Deed Before And After Death

LDA PRO

Conveyancing is the act of deed transfer service Sacramento t o a new owner. The Conveyancing attorney is the one who transforms the aspirations of the buyer and seller into legal reality. They prepare the necessary legal documents and record deeds or other real estate instruments.

“Anti-abortion activists’ Supreme Court dreams are coming true”

HowAppealing

“Anti-abortion activists’ Supreme Court dreams are coming true”: Sam Baker of Axios has this report

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