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Remote Work Conflict: Mitigation Prevents Litigation

LegalReader

Conflicts for remote workers are more commonplace due to the stressors of working from home and the fact that conflicts are not addressed face-to-face as they arise. Business conflict conflict resolution WFH work from home work from home issues

The New Federal Cannabis Legalization Bill is Here

HarrisBricken

On Wednesday, a draft bill was released to end America’s federal cannabis prohibition and remove “marijuana” from the Controlled Substances Act. The bill, sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Sen.

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Human rights groups call to stop Myanmar real estate project on military-owned land

JURIST

A number of human rights groups have pleaded to Japanese businesses and property developers to terminate a proposed real estate development in Myanmar.

Western District of Virginia Finds Jurors Accusing Latinx Juror of Applying Mexican Law Doesn't Trigger Pena-Rodriguez

EvidenceProf Blog

Federal Rule of Evidence 606(b) states the following: (b) During an Inquiry into the Validity of a Verdict or Indictment. (1) 1) Prohibited Testimony or Other Evidence. During an inquiry into the validity of a verdict or indictment, a juror may

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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.

Update on Arizona Eviction Proceedings – July, 15, 2021

Diane Drain

Arizona Residential Eviction Actions Procedures – effective July 15, 2021.

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How Civil Asset Forfeiture Turns Authorities into ‘Bounty Hunters’

The Crime Report

Civil asset forfeiture gives police officers the right to seize cash, cars and homes from people who haven’t been convicted of a crime, which is why it’s time to end this exploitative practice by passing laws that prohibit it, argues the USA Today Editorial Board.

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Federal judge rules SFPD officer who shot and killed unarmed man will face trial by jury

JURIST

A federal judge has ruled that San Francisco police officer Chris Samayoa will face a trial by jury for a civil case brought against him for shooting and killing a man fleeing from a stolen minivan in 2017.

Reducing Violence: Why ‘Simple’ Solutions Won’t Work

The Crime Report

“Libraries, parks, rec centers, pools, free internet — those are all crime prevention activities and resources,” Caterina Roman, Ph.D., a professor of criminal justice at Temple University, told the New York Times last year.

Top Poland court rules EU measures on judicial reforms unconstitutional

JURIST

Temporary injunction measures imposed by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) against the country’s controversial judicial reforms are unconstitutional, Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal ruled on Wednesday.

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.

Are Mandatory Prison Sentences for Illegal Firearm Possession Necessary?

The Crime Report

When people hear someone has been arrested for being a “felon in possession of a firearm,” they are likely to jump to the conclusion that the person committed a violent offense with a firearm.

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Poland judicial reforms incompatible with EU law: ECJ

JURIST

Poland breached EU law by creating a disciplinary chamber for its judges at the Supreme Court of Poland, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Thursday.

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5 Unique Ways to Keep Your Memory Sharp at Any Age

LegalReader

There are several powerful ways to keep your memory sharp even as you age. Finding unique ways to stimulate your brain can enhance its abilities while ensuring your memory thrives well for the years to come. Positive News crossword writers diet and exercise language Memory Loss music

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India bank regulator blocks Mastercard from issuing new cards

JURIST

The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday indefinitely barred Mastercard, a payment operating company, from issuing new debit, credit or prepaid cards to customers in India over the company’s non-compliance with Indian rules on local data storage.

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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.

Punishment for Underage DUI – Top 5 Things to Know

LegalReader

Minors are convicted of an infraction as a zero-tolerance offense if they are caught with a BAC of 0.02% or more. Crimes drunk driving DUI underage drinking Underage Teens underaged

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India Ministry blocks registration of cases under Section 66A of Information Technology Act.

JURIST

The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday asked all the Union Territories and State governments to stop the registration of cases under the charge of Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000, by law enforcement agencies.

The Facts Behind the Crime ‘Surge’

The Crime Report

Cable newscasters, criminologists, and city officials have repeatedly warned Americans of rising crime nationwide. But the “crime is up” narrative doesn’t tell the full story, experts say. Statistics tell a more complicated narrative than headlines, argues Christopher R.

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“Let Them Die”: Fairfax PTA and NAACP Officer Calls for the Death of Who Oppose CRT

JonathanTurley

As many on this blog are aware, I have long been an advocate of public education and we feel deeply fortunate to have sent all four of our kids to public schools in Alexandria and McLean in Fairfax County. I still have one child in the Fairfax system.

Pleading Infringement: Twombly does not Require Element-by-Element Infringement Pleading

Patently-O

by Dennis Crouch. BOT M8 v. Sony ( Fed. 2021 ). Pleading Standards : The starting point of a civil lawsuit is the filing of the complaint that makes a claim for relief. FRCP 3.

Medical Credentialing Services: Understand How They Work

LegalReader

Medical credentialing services not only make this process easy for you but also ensure the transparency and integrity of the provider’s data. Health & Medicine licensed to practice medicine medical credentialing medical credentialing services medical credentials medical licenses

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Missouri Launches First Police Academy at Historically Black College

The Crime Report

At Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Mo., Police Chief Gary Hill has started the first police academy at a Historically Black College and University (HBCU), reports 13 KRCG TV. Chief Hill explaining that he wanted to increase the minority footprint in law enforcement agencies.

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5 Important Tips for Disabled Job Seekers Starting Their Career Journey

LegalReader

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a program financed by the Australian government that helps to support persons with disabilities when it comes to education, employment, and overall health and well-being.

Dua Lipa, Emily Ratajkowski Among the Latest Celebs to Be Sued for Posting Photos of Themselves on Social Media

The Fashion Law

In the midst of the pandemic, with people locked down in their homes – lawyers, included, the number of lawsuits filed by paparazzi photographers and/or their agencies against the subjects of their shots seemed to fall compared to years prior.

Using Photos on Your Website – Court Decision Highlights Problems with a Creative Commons License and Other Copyright Issues

Broadcast Law Blog

We’ve written many times about the perils of posting a photo on your website without getting permission from the photo’s owner (see, for instance, our articles here and here ). Copyright protects photos, even when they are shared on the Internet.

Armani, Exor’s Elkann Engaged in M&A Talks, But There is No Deal as of Now

The Fashion Law

Amid enduring speculation that a deal has been in the works between Exor N.V. and Giorgio Armani, John Elkann, the chairman of the Agnelli family firm, reportedly made an offer to acquire a minority stake in the Italian fashion house only to be rebuffed.

“Boycott the Federalist Society: The group refuses to condemn insurrectionists in its ranks; It should not occupy a place of respect in the legal community.”

HowAppealing

“Boycott the Federalist Society: The group refuses to condemn insurrectionists in its ranks; It should not occupy a place of respect in the legal community.” ” Nicholas Wallace has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate

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Abortion restrictions and Ted Cruz’s campaign contributions

SCOTUSBlog

Share This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, another case involving state abortion restrictions, as well as a constitutional challenge to limits placed on the repayment of “personal loans” made by political candidates to their own election campaigns.

“In Texas, vigilantism replaces the rule of law”

HowAppealing

“In Texas, vigilantism replaces the rule of law”: Online at The Washington Post, columnist Ruth Marcus has an essay that begins, “Leave it to Texas to come up with a way to violate women’s constitutional rights with a modern twist on vigilante justice ”

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“Trying to Have His Cake and Eat it, too”: Rep. Clyburn Latest To Get Dinged For Voter ID Claims

JonathanTurley

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., received the ignoble distinction of four Pinnochios for his claim that Democrats have never opposed voter ID laws.

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