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NYT: pro-life minister, activist was informed of 2014 US Supreme Court ruling before publication

JURIST

Reverand Rob Schenck, a former prominent anti-abortion leader, told Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts that he was informed of the outcome of the 2014 Supreme Court case Burwell v. Hobby Lobby weeks before the decision was disclosed to the public.

“Senior Democratic lawmakers demand answers on alleged Supreme Court leak; Whitehouse and Johnson warn chief justice that if he won’t investigate, Congress will”

HowAppealing

“Senior Democratic lawmakers demand answers on alleged Supreme Court leak; Whitehouse and Johnson warn chief justice that if he won’t investigate, Congress will”: Josh Gerstein of Politico has this report. The post “Senior Democratic lawmakers demand answers on alleged Supreme Court leak; Whitehouse and Johnson warn chief justice that if he won’t investigate, Congress will” appeared first on How Appealing

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Iranian forces continue to use lethal force against Mahsa Amini protestors

JURIST

Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, a Norway-based Iranian human rights group, Sunday reported that Iranian forces continue to use lethal force against Mahsa Amini protestors. The group’s Twitter page follows on-the-ground progress of protests in the wake of the death of Mahsa Amini.

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“Allegation of Supreme Court Breach Prompts Renewed Calls for Ethics Code; A minister’s claim that a major contraception decision had been prematurely disclosed through a secretive influence campaign underscored the court’s lack of transparency and accountability”

HowAppealing

“Allegation of Supreme Court Breach Prompts Renewed Calls for Ethics Code; A minister’s claim that a major contraception decision had been prematurely disclosed through a secretive influence campaign underscored the court’s lack of transparency and accountability”: Jodi Kantor of The New York Times has this report.

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8 Benefits of Automatic Lawyer Time-Tracking Software

Automatic lawyer time-tracking software captures all the work you do, eliminating the need to manually track your time. This guide will help you: See how Automatic Time Tracking can benefit your firm. Learn how your firm can start saving hours every day. Then, spend all that time focused on your clients.

Congressional Equality Caucus condemns anti-LGBTQ hatred and gun violence following Colorado Springs shooting

JURIST

The LGBTQ Equality Caucus of the US Congress released a statement Sunday condemning the “twin epidemics of hate and gun violence” following a deadly shooting at a queer club in Colorado Springs.

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Kenya dispatch: street crime in major cities rises with inflation, food shortages, child homelessness and general poverty

JURIST

Aynsley Genga is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Kenya. She reports from Nairobi. Where do I start? A lot has happened since the presidential elections back in August. Currently, Kenya is in a really sad state. Inflation is becoming too much for the public and poverty is steadily on the rise.

“Could Katherine Magbanua get an ‘unusual’ deal in Dan Markel murder case? Attorneys weigh in.”

HowAppealing

“Could Katherine Magbanua get an ‘unusual’ deal in Dan Markel murder case? Attorneys weigh in.” ” Karl Etters of The Tallahassee Democrat has this report. And online at The Toronto Sun, columnist Brad Hunter has an essay titled “ Dan Markel murder liasion will point finger at ex’s family.” ” The post “Could Katherine Magbanua get an ‘unusual’ deal in Dan Markel murder case? Attorneys weigh in.”

Russia defense ministry accuses Ukraine of executing POWs in unverified video

JURIST

Russia’s Ministry of Defense Friday accused Ukrainian armed forces of executing Russian POWs – a war crime under international law. However, news outlets like Reuters have been unable to verify the claims. Kyiv has not responded to requests for comment.

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“Justice Alito denies allegation of a leak in a 2014 case about access to birth control; The allegation comes six months after POLITICO’s publication of the Alito-authored draft ruling that overturned precedent guaranteeing a constitutional right to abortion”

HowAppealing

“Justice Alito denies allegation of a leak in a 2014 case about access to birth control; The allegation comes six months after POLITICO’s publication of the Alito-authored draft ruling that overturned precedent guaranteeing a constitutional right to abortion”: Josh Gerstein of Politico has this report.

Take Control Of Your Contracts Without Wrecking The Budget

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UN to establish ‘loss and damage’ fund to aid countries affected by climate change

JURIST

The United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27 closed Sunday with a breakthrough agreement to establish a loss and damage fund for communities living on the frontlines of climate disasters. This decision follows three decades of climate-based negotiations.

This Week in Regulation for Broadcasters: November 12 to November 18, 2022

Broadcast Law Blog

Here are some of the regulatory developments of significance to broadcasters from the past week, with links to where you can go to find more information as to how these actions may affect your operations.

Lawsuit: Massachusetts “Secretly” Installed COVID-19 Tracing Software on Smartphones

LegalReader

The lawsuit alleges that Massachusetts "secretly" installed the tracing software because it knew that most residents wouldn't "voluntarily download" the program.

Attorney at Work Buyer Guide: Business Services

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Join the Attorney at Work Buyer Guide Program The Attorney at Work Buyer Guide program is a dedicated webpage on Attorney at Work that is customized for your product or service and can be updated on a yearly basis.

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.

Alabama Supreme Court: Campus Free Speech Lawsuit Can Continue

LegalReader

The Supreme Court's chief justice wrote a concurring opinion in which he suggested that state courts should give precedence to state-level constitutional issues, considering the federal implications of policy only if and when the need arises.

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Attorney at Work Buyer Guide: Legal Technology Products

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Join the Attorney at Work Buyer Guide Program The Attorney at Work Buyer Guide program is a dedicated webpage on Attorney at Work that is customized for your product or service and can be updated on a yearly basis.

D.C. Attorney General Files Second Lawsuit Against Washington Commanders

LegalReader

Attorney General Karl Racine has accused the Commanders of withholding customers' security deposits, effectively treating the money as organizational revenue. Lawsuits & Litigation commanders karl racine washington commanders Washington D.C.

Attorney at Work Buyer Guide: Legal Consulting

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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.

Chinese Case Law Collection Adds to the CISG’s Jurisconsultorium: Reflections on the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods and its Domestic Implementations

Conflict of Laws

Dr Benjamin Hayward*. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (‘ CISG ’), currently adopted by 95 States, is a treaty intended to harmonise the laws governing cross-border goods trade: and thereby promote trade itself.

Attorney at Work Buyer Guide Program

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The AAW buyer guide program is a dedicated webpage that is customized based on your product and can be updated on a yearly basis. The post Attorney at Work Buyer Guide Program appeared first on Attorney at Work. Attorney at Work Buyer Guide

What Elephant? AP Denies that There is Any Evidence That Joe Biden Discussed Hunter’s Business Dealings

JonathanTurley

For those of us who have written about the Hunter Biden scandal and the family’s influence-peddling operation for years, it is routine to read media stories denying the facts or dismissing calls to investigate the foreign dealings.

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Wednesday’s conference is on Tuesday this week

At the Lectern

All of the Supreme Court’s 38 conferences this year have been, or will be, on Wednesdays. except this week’s. See here.) That’s typical for Thanksgiving weeks. However, that tradition is scheduled to be broken in 2023 when every single conference is set for Wednesdays. But court calendars do occasionally change. See here

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Illusion Systems

Patently-O

Mike Brister is a theme park designer and I love his 2022 patent directed to a “vanishing illusion system.” ” U.S. Patent No. 11,235,258 . The basic idea is that a portion of the glass is reflective while other portions are transparent.

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"DASTARDLY DISMAL DUMPLING DISH"

NewmanFerraraLLP

So, there we were, at Via Emilia Garden, an Italian restaurant located at 3500 N. Miami Avenue, Miami, Florida.

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Multiple Job Offers – Negotiating Multiple Job Offers | iHire

iHire

Not sure what to do when you have multiple job offers? Use these scripts to help you negotiate and land your next job

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BLOOMBERG: BILLABLE BURNOUT BOUNCEBACK?

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Many Lawyers Feel Drained or Unmotivated Over six hundred attorneys recently participated in Bloomberg Law’s Workload and Hours survey.

Legal Operations 101: A Blueprint for Modern Legal Departments

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