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Accepting Crypto Payments for Legal Services

Attorney at Work

Over the past few years, many law firms have started cryptocurrency practice groups. But are these law firms accepting crypto as payment? Some are. The acceptance makes sense because, for better or worse, cryptocurrency is here to stay.

Maryland Governor directs police to lower gun carrying standard

JURIST

Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday directed the Maryland State police to suspend the state’s “good and substantial reason” standard for permits to carry handguns after the US Supreme Court struck down a similar New York law last month.

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Sonia Sotomayor, Lead Dissenter, Is The Supreme Court’s ‘Voice Of Reason’

Above The Law

She's taking over for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The post Sonia Sotomayor, Lead Dissenter, Is The Supreme Court’s ‘Voice Of Reason’ appeared first on Above the Law. Courts Quote of the Day Sonia Sotomayor Supreme Court

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EU passes landmark digital consumer protection regulations

JURIST

The European Union (EU) Tuesday officially approved two landmark pieces of digital consumer protection legislation: the Digital Markets Act (DMA) and the Digital Services Act (DSA).

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!

Supreme Court Officials SHOCKED To Learn That Supreme Court Rules Apply To The Supreme Court

Above The Law

Marshal of the Supreme Court asks governors if they'd be willing to commit some grave constitutional violations among friends. The post Supreme Court Officials SHOCKED To Learn That Supreme Court Rules Apply To The Supreme Court appeared first on Above the Law. Courts First Amendment Supreme Court

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Prosecutorial Misconduct Implicated in 550 Death Penalty Reversals, Exonerations

The Crime Report

An analysis by the Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) has discovered rampant prosecutorial misconduct in death penalty prosecutions, finding more than 550 prosecutorial misconduct reversals and exonerations in capital cases, amounting to roughly 5.6

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Canada dispatch: Pride Month 2022 illustrated that even LGBTQ+ friendly countries still have a long way to go

JURIST

Canadian law students and young lawyers are reporting for JURIST on national and international developments in and affecting Canada. Mélanie Cantin is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Ottawa, and a 1L at the University of Ottawa.

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The Deadly Link Between Climate Change and Incarceration

The Crime Report

A prisoner named “Big Jeff” is pictured at the Northern Nevada Correctional Institute near Reno. Photography courtesy of Ron Levine, Prisoners of Age.

US federal judge rules drug distributors not responsible for West Virginia opioid epidemic

JURIST

The United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia Monday ruled in favor of drug companies in landmark case City of Huntington, West Virginia v. AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation et al.

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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.

After Court Tosses Steve Bannon’s Ploy To Blame His Lawyer, He Tries Repeating It Again LOUDER

Above The Law

Yeah, that'll work. The post After Court Tosses Steve Bannon’s Ploy To Blame His Lawyer, He Tries Repeating It Again LOUDER appeared first on Above the Law. Courts Government Steve Bannon

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Afghanistan dispatch: major Taliban policy event overlooks economic crisis and women’s rights

JURIST

Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation on the ground since the Taliban takeover. Here, a young lawyer in Kabul reports on a recent high-profile policy event that proved disappointing to the many Afghans waiting for resolutions to the country’s economic crisis, women’s professional and educational rights, and other key issues. For privacy and security reasons, we are withholding our correspondent’s name.

If We Can’t Get A New Data Protection Law After Dobbs, At Least We Have The 6th Best Thing

Above The Law

What's next? They'll want to see my bookmarks on Twitter? They will be scarred. The post If We Can’t Get A New Data Protection Law After <em>Dobbs</em>, At Least We Have The 6th Best Thing appeared first on Above the Law.

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France repatriates women and children from northeast Syria camps

JURIST

France Tuesday repatriated 35 children and 16 mothers from suspected terrorist-associated camps in northeastern Syria. The mothers now face judicial proceedings, while the children will remain in the custody of French child welfare services.

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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.

Courts Virtual Summit Series: Cyber Security in the Courts – Ask the Experts

CourtTechBulletin

Following the recent Cyber Monday series of workshops hosted by the Joint Technology Committee (JTC) , the IJIS Courts Advisory Committee (ICAC) is offering a chance to engage with the experts in an extended Q&A forum. Participants will hear from numerous professionals with first-hand knowledge and experiences and also be encouraged to participate in an open discussion with a chance to drill down in more detail than the usual presentation format. Read more ».

These Biglaw Firms Really Sharpened Their Supreme Court Chops

Above The Law

These firms know what they're doing at SCOTUS. The post These Biglaw Firms Really Sharpened Their Supreme Court Chops appeared first on Above the Law. Biglaw Supreme Court Trivia Question of the Day

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The Dobbs Ruling Just Made It Even Harder To Fight Cancer In States Like Missouri

Above The Law

It'll really hit the fan once lawmakers find out high fructose corn syrup consumption can lead to low infant birth weights. The post The <em>Dobbs</em> Ruling Just Made It Even Harder To Fight Cancer In States Like Missouri appeared first on Above the Law.

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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.

Rural Texas DAs’ Big Prosecution Dreams

LegalReader

Legislation may be introduced allowing rural Texas DAs to prosecute people outside of their jurisdictions, greasing a slippery slope.

Now Live At The Non-Event: The Easiest Way To Grow Your Revenue!  [Sponsored]

Above The Law

Most firms fail to effectively track current and potential clients. Here’s how to avoid being one of them. . The post Now Live At The Non-Event: The Easiest Way To Grow Your Revenue! appeared first on Above the Law.

Potential Legal Issues in the Home Buying Process

LegalReader

There are lots of legal issues that can come with buying a house, but if you know how to handle them your home purchase will go smoothly. News & Politics buying a home buying a house purchasing a home purchasing a house real estate

Thousands Of Biglaw Partners Issue Calls To Action In The Wake Of Dobbs

Above The Law

An army of Biglaw partners has assembled to offer pro bono assistance to those in need. The post Thousands Of Biglaw Partners Issue Calls To Action In The Wake Of <em>Dobbs</em> appeared first on Above the Law. Biglaw Abortion Courts Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Partner Issues

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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.

End-of-term reviews for the 2021-22 Supreme Court term

SCOTUSBlog

Share We’ve compiled a list of events offering expert analysis on the Supreme Court’s 2021-22 term. All are free and available to the public.

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The Consequences Of The Supreme Court’s Own Cases — See Also

Above The Law

Supreme Court Hoisted By Its Own Petard: Bet they wish there was different Supreme Court jurisprudence about protesting in front of people's houses right about now. The Dobbs Fallout Keeps Getting Worse: Especially if you need cancer treatment.

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Michigan Police Department Apologizes for Using Photos of Black Men for Target Practice

The Crime Report

A police department in Farmington Hills, Mich., will conduct a legal review after photographs of shooting range targets with images of Black men on them were taken at the department’s practice area, The Guardian reports.

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Paying The Premium (Part I)

Above The Law

Winning a big verdict in a patent case is a challenge. Getting it affirmed in the Federal Circuit is a near impossibility. The post Paying The Premium (Part I) appeared first on Above the Law. Intellectual Property Centripetal Networks v. Cisco Gaston Kroub Henry Coke Morgan Jr

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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.