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Marketing When You’re Too Busy for Marketing

Attorney at Work

Ways to keep working on long-term marketing goals even when your plate is full. Now that we’re coming out of the pandemic, many lawyers are slammed.

California Ketamine Clinics: Implications From Epic Medical Management, LLC v. Paquette

HarrisBricken

The corporate practice of medicine doctrine (“CPOM”) and state anti-kickback prohibitions vary from state to state. While some states have statutory prohibitions, other states rely upon case law for CPOM. These issues are typically not heavily litigated.

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Bosnia criminal code amendments outlaw denial of genocide, glorification of war criminals

JURIST

The Office of the High Representative (OHR) for Bosnia and Herzegovina on Friday introduced amendments to the Bosnia-Herzegovina Criminal Code sanctioning the glorification of war crimes or war criminals and denial of the Bosnian genocide that resulted from the Srebrenica massacre between 1992 and 1996.

Is FBI Overusing ‘State Secrets Privilege’ to Hide Illegal Conduct?

The Crime Report

For decades, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has been surveilling people across the country, looking for evidence that someone — or a group — poses a “reasonable danger” to national security.

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.

UK tribunal finds surveillance incompatible with EU law

JURIST

The UK Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) has found secret surveillance to be incompatible with European Union (EU) law.

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UN rights council appoints 3-member team to Israel-Palestine Inquiry Commission

JURIST

UN Human Rights Council President Nazhat Shameem Khan has announced the appointment of Navanethem Pillay , Miloon Kothari , and Chris Sidoti to the Commission of Inquiry (“the Commission”) on the Occupied Palestinian Territory (“Palestine”), including East Jerusalem, and Israel.

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Fear of God Points to “Hurdles” Created by E-Commerce Marketplaces in New Counterfeiting Lawsuit

The Fashion Law

Fear of God shed light on the state of counterfeiting in a new lawsuit that it filed against a long list of defendants, which it claims are using its trademarks to piggyback on the “widespread fame, outstanding reputation, and significant goodwill” of the Fear of God brand, and confuse consumers into buying copycat products.

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US charges Chinese prosecutor, 8 others with obstruction of justice, international stalking

JURIST

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has charged nine individuals , including a Chinese prosecutor, with conspiring to act as illegal agents of China, international stalking, and obstruction of justice.

Ex-government Employee Admits to Sexual Abuse Allegations

LegalReader

One-time government agent, Brian Raymond, pleads guilty to sex abuse. Featured Article Investigations Brian Raymond Department of justice DOJ guilty images investigation Justice department Mexico Mexico City nude photographs searches sex abuse sexual abuse victim

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.

China market regulator orders technology conglomerate Tencent to relinquish music label rights

JURIST

China’s State Administration on Market Regulation on Saturday ordered the multinational technology conglomerate Tencent Holdings, Ltd. to relinquish all exclusive music label rights that they currently possess.

Hamburger, Gasoline, and Extra Young Men

LegalReader

Society produces more of some things than it knows what to do with.

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El Salvador officials order arrest of second ex-president charged with embezzling public funds

JURIST

El Salvador officials have ordered the arrest of former president Salvador Sánchez Cerén after he was charged with unlawfully receiving USD $530,000 as a bonus during his time as vice president.

DOJ Enters into Consent Order with United Tows Over SCRA Violations

LegalReader

Dallas towing company is found to be in violation of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.

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.

Music Mondays: 75% of TikTok Users Say They Discover New Artists On The Platform

TheHollywoodLawyer

A new report from TikTok revealed that 75% of its U.S.

Navajo Community Group Wins Award, Tackles Sexual Violence

The Crime Report

Agents from the FBI office in Salt Lake City traveled to southern San Juan County to award Utah Navajo Health System (UNHS) for its victim advocacy program, which many hope will become a model program for supporting victims of sexual assault and domestic violence across the Navajo Nation, reports the Trumball Times.

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Epic’s Fight to #freefortnite: Challenging Exclusive Foreign Choice of Court Agreements under Australian Law

Conflict of Laws

By Sarah McKibbin, University of Southern Queensland. Epic Games, the developer of the highly popular and lucrative online video game Fortnite , recently won an appeal against tech juggernaut, Apple, in Australia’s Federal Court. [1]

How To Actively Manage Your Career

InHouseBlog

Manage your career and you will set yourself up for long-term success. If you depend on others to do this critical work for you, you may find yourself years down the road, looking back at opportunities lost and time misspent.

Wills, Trusts, and Estates: The Essentials of Wealth Management

Speaker: Vi Pham, Attorney at Law

Wealth management is a guaranteed practice: as paralegals, it's essential that you know the complexities of wealth management in order to ensure that your client's rights are protected to their fullest extent. Join Vi Pham, Attorney and educator, in this exclusive webinar that will leave you feeling brushed up and ready. This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for continuing legal education credit required to maintain the CP (Certified Paralegal) credential.

MyCase Offers a True Standalone Practice Management Experience

Attorney at Work

This true standalone practice management experience by MyCase focuses on the modern law firm experience with lead intake, collaboration and payments. During the course of the last 18 months, it’s become clear that the practice of law has been changed irrevocably.

“Celina Sotomayor, mother of Supreme Court justice, dies at 94”

HowAppealing

“Celina Sotomayor, mother of Supreme Court justice, dies at 94”: Ariane de Vogue of CNN has this report

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Disbarred Former Biglaw General Counsel Pleads Guilty

AboveTheLaw

He faces up to five years in prison. Biglaw Bruce Matson Crime Disbarment LeClairRyan Legal Ethics

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“Progressives Look to Next Term to Keep Focus on Supreme Court”

HowAppealing

“Progressives Look to Next Term to Keep Focus on Supreme Court”: Madison Alder of Bloomberg Law has this report

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The Clubhouse App: Does It Live Up To Hype?

AboveTheLaw

Why is it proving to be so popular? Is it even wise to add another social platform to your marketing strategy? Technology Clubhouse Olga V.

CDC had no authority to impose nationwide eviction moratorium, 6th Circuit rules

ABAJournal

A federal appeals court on Friday ruled against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in a challenge to a moratorium that it imposed to…

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Trade Secrets Pre Patenting

Patently-O

by Dennis Crouch. Although trade secrets are independently important, they are play a key temporal role in the patenting process. The touchstone of invention is when the inventors have a full mental conception of the invention, including how to make and use the invention. But, there is typically a months-long process of moving from conception to a filed patent application. During that time the invention is typically kept secret in order to avoid losing patent rights due to early disclosure.

Team Kraken Joins Team Insurrection. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

AboveTheLaw

Okay, we can think of one or two potential problems here. Government Crime Sidney Powell

“Russian Tycoon’s Wife Loses Suit Over Depiction in ‘Kleptocracy'”

HowAppealing

“Russian Tycoon’s Wife Loses Suit Over Depiction in ‘Kleptocracy'”: Daniel Seiden of Bloomberg Law has this report (subscription required for full access) on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued Friday

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Fortune 500 Clients Tell Law Firms To Go Right Ahead And Work From Home

AboveTheLaw

Yeah, we don't know what Morgan Stanley's smoking.'. Biglaw Morgan Stanley Work From Home

“Rebuking a Lawless CDC: The Sixth Circuit tosses the agency’s moratorium on rental evictions.”

HowAppealing

“Rebuking a Lawless CDC: The Sixth Circuit tosses the agency’s moratorium on rental evictions.” ” The Wall Street Journal has published this editorial discussing a decision that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued Friday

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The Future Of Cannabis Law: From ‘Unthinkable’ To Essential [Sponsored]

AboveTheLaw

These are unprecedented times for the cannabis industry – learn about the latest trends from the experts. Continuing Legal Education / CLE Sponsored Content Cannabinoids Cannabis Cannabis Lawyers Cannabis Reform Marijuana PLI Custom Unprecedented Practising Law Institute (PLI) Unprecedented

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“Can Affirmative Action Survive? The policy has made diversity possible. Now, after decades of debate, the Supreme Court is poised to decide its fate.”

HowAppealing

“Can Affirmative Action Survive? The policy has made diversity possible. Now, after decades of debate, the Supreme Court is poised to decide its fate.” ” Nicholas Lemann has this Annals of Justice article in the August 2, 2021 issue of The New Yorker

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