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India court denies bail to journalist arrested over 2018 tweet

JURIST

The Delhi Metropolitan Magistrate Court Saturday denied bail to Mohammed Zubair, a journalist and co-founder of Alt News , a fact-checking website. The Delhi police arrested him on June 27 on charges of hurting religious sentiments and inciting enmity in a 2018 tweet.

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As unanimity declines, conservative majority’s power runs deeper than the blockbuster cases

SCOTUSBlog

Share One year ago, the Supreme Court had just ended a term of transition. Justice Amy Coney Barrett had replaced Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, cementing a 6-3 conservative majority.

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Russia arrests another top Siberian scientist on suspected treason

JURIST

Russia arrested a top scientist Saturday in Novosibirsk, just days after another scientist’s arrest in the same Siberian city. According to the Russian state news agency TASS, Anatoly Maslov was arrested on suspicion of treason.

“How the Founders Intended to Check the Supreme Court’s Power: The president and Congress can check SCOTUS’ power when they believe the justices have exceeded their mandate; This might be the best way to save the court from itself.”

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“How the Founders Intended to Check the Supreme Court’s Power: The president and Congress can check SCOTUS’ power when they believe the justices have exceeded their mandate; This might be the best way to save the court from itself.” ” Joshua Zeitz has this essay online at Politico Magazine

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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!

McDonald’s franchisee settles sexual harassment lawsuit for $1.6M

JURIST

The Office of the Vermont Attorney General and the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Friday announced the approval of a USD 1.6 million settlement in a workplace sexual harassment lawsuit. The case is in the US District Court for the District of Vermont. Coughlin, Inc.

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Two petitions from North Carolina seek to resolve pay and benefits for public employees

SCOTUSBlog

Share The Petitions of the Week column highlights a selection of cert petitions recently filed in the Supreme Court. A list of all petitions we’re watching is available here.

Sierra Leone cabinet approves bill to overturn abortion ban

JURIST

Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio Friday announced that the presidential cabinet had approved a bill decriminalizing abortion. The bill would overturn a law that has prohibited abortion since 1861.

“The Persistent Myth That Restricting Abortion Rights Won’t Affect the Rich”

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“The Persistent Myth That Restricting Abortion Rights Won’t Affect the Rich”: Elizabeth Spiers has this guest essay online at The New York Times

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Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, July 3, 2022

LLRX

Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few.

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.

“Fall of Roe could bring ‘catastrophic consequences’ to maternal, fetal health; Doctors in Boston brace for an influx of patients with complex pregnancies, deliveries”

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“Fall of Roe could bring ‘catastrophic consequences’ to maternal, fetal health; Doctors in Boston brace for an influx of patients with complex pregnancies, deliveries”: Jessica Bartlett and Felice J. Freyer of The Boston Globe have this report

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Tesla Faces Yet Another Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

LegalReader

The lawsuit alleges that African-American employees at Tesla's Fremont factory face regular racial discrimination and harassment. Lawsuits & Litigation Civil Rights fremont lawsuit Racial Discrimination Tesla

“The Long Path to Reclaim Abortion Rights; The Supreme Court decision to reverse Roe, far from settling the matter, instead has launched court and political battles across the states likely to go on for years”

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“The Long Path to Reclaim Abortion Rights; The Supreme Court decision to reverse Roe, far from settling the matter, instead has launched court and political battles across the states likely to go on for years”: Kate Zernike of The New York Times has this report

R. Kelly Files Lawsuit After Being Placed on Prison Suicide Watch

LegalReader

The convicted sex offender claims that he is not suicidal and that the Metropolitan Detention Center is effectively punishing him by placing him on suicide watch.

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.

“I Guess Roe Wasn’t ‘Settled Law’ After All; Did the conservative justices lie about how they felt about Roe v. Wade during their confirmation hearings, or did the senators just foolishly trust what they heard?”

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“I Guess Roe Wasn’t ‘Settled Law’ After All; Did the conservative justices lie about how they felt about Roe v. Wade during their confirmation hearings, or did the senators just foolishly trust what they heard?” ” Matt Ford has this essay online at The New Republic

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American Society of International Law Newsletter and Commentaries on Private International Law

Conflict of Laws

American Society of International Law Private International Law Interest Group is pleased to publish the newest Newsletter and Commentaries on Private International Law (Vol. 5, Issue 1) on PILIG webpage. The primary purpose of our Newsletter is to communicate global news on PIL.

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“Judicial Notice (07.02.22): Might Makes Right? SCOTUS lurches right, Biglaw goes west, and other legal news from the week that was.”

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“Judicial Notice (07.02.22): Might Makes Right? SCOTUS lurches right, Biglaw goes west, and other legal news from the week that was.” ” David Lat has this post at his “Original Jurisdiction” Substack site

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What are some common fears about reporting sexual harassment?

JayS.Rothman&Associates

After dealing with struggles with sexual harassment at work, you may not know what to do. The reasons why some people hesitate to report incidents often vary. In some circumstances, there could be very real barriers that make you hesitate to report this harassment to anyone.

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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.

“Roe Is the New Prohibition; The pro-life movement needs to know that such culture wars result not in outright victory for one side but in reaction and compromise”

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“ Roe Is the New Prohibition; The pro-life movement needs to know that such culture wars result not in outright victory for one side but in reaction and compromise”: David Frum has this essay online at The Atlantic

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The Supreme Court Marshal Calls on States To Crackdown on Protesters

JonathanTurley

In a rare move, Supreme Court Marshal Gail Curley has sent letters to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, and Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin demanding that authorities put an end to picketing and “threatening activity” outside the homes of SCOTUS justices.

“The Supreme Court’s Conservatives Have Asserted Their Power: But what if their big and fast moves, eviscerating some constitutional rights and inflating others, are bound for collision?”

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“The Supreme Court’s Conservatives Have Asserted Their Power: But what if their big and fast moves, eviscerating some constitutional rights and inflating others, are bound for collision?” ” Law professor Jeannie Suk Gersen will have this Comment in the July 11, 2022 issue of The New Yorker

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COULD IT GET ANY LOVELIER?

NewmanFerraraLLP

End-of-life decisions are often difficult, if not downright controversial. And it’s an issue that is thoughtfully addressed in EACH LOVELY THING, a new short written and directed by Paloma Nozicka. ??

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10 Must-Have Features of Plaintiff Personal Injury Case Management Software

This free guide covers the “10 Must-have Features of Personal Injury Case Management Software” that trial attorneys and paralegals should have top of mind when deciding to choose (or switch) to a new legal software.

“Gridlock in Congress Has Amplified the Power of the Supreme Court; What was once a dialogue between the branches has become almost entirely one-sided, with the justices accumulating clout at lawmakers’ expense”

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“Gridlock in Congress Has Amplified the Power of the Supreme Court; What was once a dialogue between the branches has become almost entirely one-sided, with the justices accumulating clout at lawmakers’ expense”: Adam Liptak has this front page article in today’s edition of The New York Times

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DIG DEPP'S DIGS?

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Depp’s Former Penthouse Back on the Market Since Johnny Depp’s court case against Amber Heard concluded, the public’s desire for anything Depp related has been insatiable. Known for his eccentric real-estate purchases, like a 45-acre island in the Bahamas, a French village in St.

“Did the Supreme Court Open the Door to Reviving One of Its Worst Decisions? Lochner v. New York, a 1905 decision on labor law, is imprinted on today’s law students as an example of bad jurisprudence. But those old days could be returning.”

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“Did the Supreme Court Open the Door to Reviving One of Its Worst Decisions? Lochner v. New York, a 1905 decision on labor law, is imprinted on today’s law students as an example of bad jurisprudence. But those old days could be returning.” ” Columnist James B. Stewart has this essay online at The New York Times

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Australia: Kidnap charges in New South Wales - Criminal Defence Lawyers Australia

Mondaq

The crime of kidnapping in NSW discussed. Includes recent example

The Law Firm Billing Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Automated Billing

This guide uncovers how automated billing creates efficient processes that optimize time, improve billing accuracy, and meet current client demands in the legal marketplace.