Wed.Aug 10, 2022

AI Lawyer: Best Legal AI Advice for Your Firm

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become commonplace in our society. If you’ve ever said, “Hey Siri, what’s the weather like outside?” or “Alexa, set a timer.”—you’ve you’ve used AI. AI is everywhere, from the facial recognition that unlocks your phone to tracking your DoorDash delivery.

Biden signs bill providing $52B in subsidies to US semiconductor industry

JURIST

US President Joe Biden Tuesday signed the CHIPS Act of 2022 , which provides $52 billion to boost the US domestic semiconductor industry. The act authorizes the expenditure of more than $200 billion to promote domestic semiconductor production.

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Estate Planning Requires the Best Attorneys

LegalReader

Making preparations for transferring your property and other belongings after your death may be made easier with the help of an estate-planning attorney.

Canada dispatch: ‘Canada currently seems to be a microcosm for what worsening climate change will look like’

JURIST

Canadian law students are reporting for JURIST on national and international developments in and affecting Canada. Mélanie Cantin is JURIST’s Chief Correspondent for Canada and a 2L at the University of Ottawa.

Take Control of Your Contracts Without Wrecking the Budget

Manually managing contracts is time-consuming and leaves you prone to errors. Missed dates, overwritten versions, & poor governance leads to frustration & lost revenue. That’s why more businesses are turning to Contract Management Software. Download this checklist to understand what's right for you!

Incarcerated Women: Forgotten Victims of Abortion Bans

The Crime Report

After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade , nearly every woman, particularly women of reproductive age, is anxious about the future, as many states move to ban abortion. But one group that is often forgotten, yet quite possibly is the most vulnerable , comprises incarcerated women.

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“Qualified Immunity’s Flawed Foundation”

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“Qualified Immunity’s Flawed Foundation”: Law professor Alex Reinert has posted this article at SSRN. The post “Qualified Immunity’s Flawed Foundation” appeared first on How Appealing

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Montana Supreme Court temporarily blocks prohibitive abortion laws 

JURIST

The Montana Supreme Court Tuesday upheld a preliminary injunction against three state laws regulating abortion, temporarily blocking an attempt to enforce abortion prohibitions while the laws are challenged in the courts.

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Are You Trying to Figure Out How to Scale Your Digital Marketing Agency?

LegalReader

As your company grows, it's natural to put more emphasis on customer service than back-end operations. Business business growth business growth model scaling a business sustainable business growth sustainable business growth plan

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Chicago Court dismisses 7 murder cases due to ex-Chicago detective misconduct

JURIST

Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx announced Tuesday that Cook County judges vacated 7 murder charges because of a former Chicago detective’s misconduct in investigating the cases.

Take Control Of Your Contracts Without Wrecking The Budget

Manually managing contracts is error-prone & time-consuming. Missed dates, overwritten versions & poor governance leads to frustration & lost revenue. That’s why more businesses are turning to Contract Management Software. Download this checklist to understand which features are right for you.

What Mississippi Laws Frame a Case Against a Drunk Truck Driver in Jackson?

LegalReader

Catastrophic injuries are those injuries that are so severe they can affect a person’s life permanently.

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India parliament passes bill to introducing domestic carbon credit market

JURIST

The lower house of the Indian parliament Monday passed a bill establishing a central scheme for the purchase and sale of carbon credits. The bill also promotes clean energy by obligating certain large consumers of electricity to use renewable energy and conserve energy.

Who Should File Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

LegalReader

The goal of Chapter 13 bankruptcy is to assist you with repaying your creditors in an organized and hassle-free manner. News & Politics bankruptcy bankruptcy and covid-19 bankruptcy attorneys bankruptcy case bankruptcy filing bankruptcy lawyers

Federal judge rules Walgreens contributed to San Francisco opioid epidemic

JURIST

US District Judge Charles Breyer ruled Wednesday that the nationwide pharmacy chain Walgreens contributed to and is liable for the opioid epidemic in San Francisco. This decision results from a month-long bench trial in the US District Court for the Northern District of California.

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.

Jury Selected in Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash Photos Lawsuit

LegalReader

An attorney for Bryant's widow claims that Los Angeles County has employed "scorched-earth discovery tactics" to pressure her and her loved ones into abandoning their lawsuit.

Kenya dispatch: tensions rise as general election tallies continue

JURIST

Aynsley Genga is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Kenya. . On Tuesday, Kenyans went to the polls in general elections and are now waiting for the tallied results. A lot has happened during this period.

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Police Use Facebook Data to Charge Mother and Daughter for Illegal Abortion

The Crime Report

At the request of Nebraska police, Facebook handed the user data of a mother and daughter facing criminal charges for allegedly carrying out an illegal abortion, burning the fetus and then burying it, reports The Guardian. The 17-year-old, reports say, was more than 20 weeks pregnant.

Litera Acquires BigSquare, Provider of Business Analytics for Law Firms and Corporate Legal

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The legal technology company Litera has acquired BigSquare , a provider of financial and business intelligence and analytics for law firms and corporate legal departments.

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.

College Requirements for Police Forces Can Save Black Lives: Study

The Crime Report

Police forces requiring at least a two-year college degree for employment are less likely to employ officers who engage in actions that cause the deaths of Black and unarmed citizens, according to a new peer-reviewed study of data on 235 U.S. city police departments from 2000 to 2016.

The morning read for Wednesday, Aug. 10

SCOTUSBlog

Share Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. To suggest a piece for us to consider, email us at roundup@scotusblog.com.

Does Expunging Criminal Records Offer a More Feasible Re-entry? 

The Crime Report

A “second chance law” in Indiana expunges criminal records after five to eight years. Meanwhile, New York City is poised to join three other cities in outlawing criminal background checks for residents seeking public housing.

“Ex-Judge Luttig Calls GOP-Backed Legal Theory Grave Threat”

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“Ex-Judge Luttig Calls GOP-Backed Legal Theory Grave Threat”: Tiana Headley of Bloomberg Law has this report. The post “Ex-Judge Luttig Calls GOP-Backed Legal Theory Grave Threat” appeared first on How Appealing

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Legal Operations 101: A Blueprint for Modern Legal Departments

Legal departments are no longer asking whether to invest in legal operations. Instead, they're interested in building a team that will deliver positive outcomes. Gain insight into key factors required for strong legal ops, process optimization, and more!

Public investigation reveals hundreds of children strip-searched by London police

JURIST

The Children’s Commissioner for England released an investigation Monday which revealed that hundreds of children were strip-searched by London’s Metropolitan Police Service between 2018 and 2020.

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“N.Y. federal judge who rescinded retirement still won’t step down”

HowAppealing

“N.Y. federal judge who rescinded retirement still won’t step down”: Nate Raymond of Reuters has this report. The post “N.Y. federal judge who rescinded retirement still won’t step down” appeared first on How Appealing

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Russia halts nuclear arms inspections under New START treaty with US

JURIST

Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov claimed Tuesday that “provocation” led Russia to halt US inspections of Russian nuclear facilities under the 2011 New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START).

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“Abortion Laws Demand Fair Enforcement; Indiana’s Todd Rokita baselessly attacks the physician who treated an Ohio 10-year-old”

HowAppealing

“Abortion Laws Demand Fair Enforcement; Indiana’s Todd Rokita baselessly attacks the physician who treated an Ohio 10-year-old”: Retired Seventh Circuit Judge John Tinder and former U.S. Representative Susan Brooks (R-IN) will have this op-ed in Thursday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.

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