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8 Benefits Of Availing Paralegal Eviction Services From Lda Pro Legal

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Evicting a tenant is a very overwhelming and challenging process for every landlord. This type of situation arises when the tenant fails to pay the rent, causes damage to the property, and violates the lease. Evicting a tenant from the property encompasses a series of legal steps that are daunting and impossible for any landlord to navigate flawlessly.

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Video Interviewing – Fail It or Nail It

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Many employers have candidates present their qualifications in a video call before inviting them for an onsite interview. This was precipitated in large part by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, remote interviews during early rounds have become standard practice in the recruiting and hiring process. They are a strategic tool used by employers to screen a wider pool of candidates with more scheduling flexibility and fewer delays and cancellations.

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EU imposes 13th sanctions package on Russia over ongoing war in Ukraine

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The EU adopted on Wednesday its thirteenth package of sanctions against Russia over the ongoing war in Ukraine. EU member states unanimously approved the new sanctions. They are expected to enter into legal force next week. The sanctions aim to further degrade key pillars of Russia’s war-making capabilities by expanding restrictions on Russian exports and imports.

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Not Again! Two More Cases, Just this Week, of Hallucinated Citations in Court Filings Leading to Sanctions

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For all the discussion of how generative AI will impact the legal profession, maybe one answer is that it will weed out the lazy and incompetent lawyers. By now, in the wake of several cases in which lawyers have found themselves in hot water by citing hallucinated cases generated by ChatGPT, most notoriously Mata v. Avianca , and in the wake of all the publicity those cases have received, you would think most lawyers would have gotten the message not to rely on ChatGPT for legal research, at le

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Transforming eDiscovery: Document Summarization, Sentiment Analysis, And Chatbots Take Center Stage

A Synergistic Approach to eDiscovery In the space of eDiscovery, the convergence of document summarization, sentiment analysis, and chatbots represents a significant change in how legal professionals navigate and manage electronic information. These technologies not only expedite the review process but also empower legal teams with deeper insights into the emotional context and key information within electronic documents.

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UN report calls for UK to take ‘urgent action’ to combat violence against women and girls

JURIST

The UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women and girls, Reem Alsalem, published a statement on Wednesday calling for the UK government to take “urgent action” to end all forms of violence against women and girls. The UK government invited Alsalem to visit the country after labeling violence against women and girls a “national threat” in June 2023.

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Wife of former President Jovenel Moïse and former PM Claude Joseph indicted in assassination investigation

JURIST

The wife of Haiti’s former President Jovenel Moïse, Martine Marie Étienne Moïse, and former Prime Minister Claude Joseph are among 51 people indicted over the assassination of the former president, according to a 122-page document from Judge Walther Wesser Voltaire which was made public online by the Haitian news site AyiboPost. The document alleged on Monday that Martine Marie Étienne Moïse conspired with the former prime minister to replace the then-president.

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“Embryos are vessels of hope, pain and love. But they are not children. The Alabama Supreme Court’s ruling has gone too far.”

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“Embryos are vessels of hope, pain and love. But they are not children. The Alabama Supreme Court’s ruling has gone too far.” Columnist Monica Hesse has this essay online at The Washington Post. Also online at The Washington Post, columnist Ruth Marcus has an essay titled “ Alabama ushers in the theocracy.” The post “Embryos are vessels of hope, pain and love.

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India Human Rights Commission to investigate human rights violations in West Bengal

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The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India took suo moto cognizance on Wednesday of human rights violations that took place in the Sandeshkhali district of West Bengal. Suo moto cognizance is the right of the NHRC to accept cases on their own, without them moving through the traditional legal processes like a complaint or petition to the NHRC.

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“Supreme Court Signals It’s Done With Affirmative Action for Now”

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“Supreme Court Signals It’s Done With Affirmative Action for Now”: Lydia Wheeler of Bloomberg Law has this report. The post “Supreme Court Signals It’s Done With Affirmative Action for Now” appeared first on How Appealing.

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Recipe for a Failed CLM Implementation

Selecting and implementing CLM technology can be daunting, leading to underutilization or abandonment. Factors like provider differentiation, inadequate planning, and lack of user training contribute to these failures. Recognizing these pitfalls is crucial for successful adoption, ensuring organizations harness the full potential of CLM for streamlined contract management.

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Albania Parliament approves migration deal with Italy

JURIST

Albania’s Parliament approved a deal with Italy on Thursday to hold migrants rescued from international waters at Italian-run processing centers. Amnesty International previously condemned the plan to create migrant detention centers under Italian jurisdiction in Albania, calling the deal “unworkable, harmful and unlawful.” The plan is to create two centers in Albania, one at the port of Shengjin to receive and screen migrants, and one further inland for subsequent asylum procedures.

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“Alabama justice who ruled embryos are people says American law should be rooted in the Bible; Tom Parker, chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, expressed his support for the Seven Mountains Mandate, a once-fringe philosophy that calls on evangelical Christians to reshape American law and society based on their beliefs”

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“Alabama justice who ruled embryos are people says American law should be rooted in the Bible; Tom Parker, chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, expressed his support for the Seven Mountains Mandate, a once-fringe philosophy that calls on evangelical Christians to reshape American law and society based on their beliefs”: Mike Hixenbaugh of NBC News has this report.

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Fourth Circuit Finds District Court's Non-Anonymity Order Was an Abuse of Discretion

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Should a plaintiff be able to use a pseudonym when suing a defendant, or should she have to use her real name? The recent opinion of the Fourth Circuit in Doe v. Sidar, 2024 WL 696535 (4th Cir. 2024), does.

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“Judge Overseeing Texas Buoy Challenge Responds to Fifth Circuit; Federal judge suggested recusal for Judge James Ho; New trial date set for Aug. 6 following reaction from circuit”

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“Judge Overseeing Texas Buoy Challenge Responds to Fifth Circuit; Federal judge suggested recusal for Judge James Ho; New trial date set for Aug. 6 following reaction from circuit”: Ryan Autullo of Bloomberg Law has a report (subscription required for full access) that begins, “A federal judge in Texas was appalled Thursday by the reaction of the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to his management of a case before him regarding the legality of Texas’ floating river barr

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Contract Lifecycle Management: A Business Enabler Exploring On-Ground Challenges

CLM tools have always strived to push contract management into the digital age for almost 30 years. But the complexities of digitising a legal document are numerous. The current scenarios in business development have shown that having a fully automated CLM has become a mandate for every law firm and in-house legal department. To determine if you need a CLM system, it's essential to clearly identify the on-ground business challenges you aim to solve.

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Lawyer’s ‘intimidating and degrading conduct’ was ‘a business model of sorts, based on fear,’ state supreme court says

ABA Journal

The Tennessee Supreme Court has disbarred a Tennessee lawyer, citing a pattern of “egregious” communications apparently intended to intimidate and humiliate the opposing counsel to…

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“Hawaii’s Butterfly Knife Ban Will Get Full Ninth Circuit Review; Vacated opinion said ban wasn’t consistent with tradition; Majority of active judges voted to rehear knife case”

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“Hawaii’s Butterfly Knife Ban Will Get Full Ninth Circuit Review; Vacated opinion said ban wasn’t consistent with tradition; Majority of active judges voted to rehear knife case”: Ufonobong Umanah of Bloomberg Law has this report (subscription required for full access) on an order granting rehearing en banc that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued today.

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Walking in Your Client’s Shoes

Attorney at Work

Sally Schmidt | The service you provide is every bit as important as the services you provide. The post Walking in Your Client’s Shoes appeared first on Articles, Tips and Tech for Law Firms & Lawyers.

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“9th Circuit Judge Chastises DOJ for ‘Abrupt About-Face’ in Case Challenging Asylum Policy; Lawrence VanDyke calls government’s request to hold case in abeyance ‘wholly political’”

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“9th Circuit Judge Chastises DOJ for ‘Abrupt About-Face’ in Case Challenging Asylum Policy; Lawrence VanDyke calls government’s request to hold case in abeyance ‘wholly political’”: Avalon Zoppo of The National Law Journal has this report on a dissent from an order that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued yesterday.

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California Civil Discovery Act Undergoes Significant Overhaul

Short article looking at the new CCP 2016.

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Leaving kids home alone wasn’t endangerment, state supreme court says; ‘no parent can shield a child from all risks’

ABA Journal

A mother didn’t commit the crime of child endangerment when she left five children ages 5 to 12 home alone while she shopped for groceries at Walmart, the Iowa Supreme Court has ruled in a unanimous opinion.

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“Was John Roberts Ever a Member of Federalist Society? Smoothing the already clear path to confirmation.”

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“Was John Roberts Ever a Member of Federalist Society? Smoothing the already clear path to confirmation.” Ed Whelan has this post at his “Confirmation Tales” Substack site. The post “Was John Roberts Ever a Member of Federalist Society? Smoothing the already clear path to confirmation.” appeared first on How Appealing.

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Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Double Jeopardy Opinion Protects The Authority Of Jury Decisions

Above The Law

The right to trial by jury lives another day. The post Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Double Jeopardy Opinion Protects The Authority Of Jury Decisions appeared first on Above the Law.

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“Pennsylvania’s high court sides with township over its ban of a backyard gun range”

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“Pennsylvania’s high court sides with township over its ban of a backyard gun range”: Mark Scolforo of The Associated Press has a report that begins, “A township ordinance that limits firing guns to indoor and outdoor shooting ranges and zoning that significantly restricts where the ranges can be located do not violate the Second Amendment, Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.” Yesterday’s ruling of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania consists of a majority o

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Dangers of Digital "Reporting": Legal Risks and Unreliable Transcripts

In the world of legal proceedings, the choice between a certified stenographer and digital "reporting" holds significant implications. Certified stenographers go through rigorous training and testing and stand as the gold standard for accuracy in capturing every word. Their expertise ensures a reliable record, a crucial foundation for legal cases.

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Penn Decided ‘Inviting White Nationalists To Campus’ Only Earned Amy Wax A Pay Cut… She Appealed Anyway

Above The Law

What exactly does a professor have to do to get fired? The post Penn Decided ‘Inviting White Nationalists To Campus’ Only Earned Amy Wax A Pay Cut… She Appealed Anyway appeared first on Above the Law.

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“Accidents, Lax Rules and Abortion Laws Now Imperil Fertility Industry; Fertility clinics are routinely sued by patients for errors that destroy embryos, as happened in Alabama; An effort to define them legally as ‘unborn children’ has raised the stakes”

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“Accidents, Lax Rules and Abortion Laws Now Imperil Fertility Industry; Fertility clinics are routinely sued by patients for errors that destroy embryos, as happened in Alabama; An effort to define them legally as ‘unborn children’ has raised the stakes”: Azeen Ghorayshi and Sarah Kliff of The New York Times have this report.

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Just Another Dais? Awards And Snubs Matter For The Oscars And For Lawyers, Too 

Above The Law

Seeing authentic people being rewarded is important. The post Just Another Dais? Awards And Snubs Matter For The Oscars And For Lawyers, Too appeared first on Above the Law.

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“Judge criticizes US Supreme Court’s reliance on historical ‘tradition’; Judge Kevin Newsom warns of risks of citing ‘tradition’ to justify rulings; Judge cites abortion, gun rights and standing cases as examples”

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“Judge criticizes US Supreme Court’s reliance on historical ‘tradition’; Judge Kevin Newsom warns of risks of citing ‘tradition’ to justify rulings; Judge cites abortion, gun rights and standing cases as examples”: Nate Raymond of Reuters has this report. The post “Judge criticizes US Supreme Court’s reliance on historical ‘tradition’; Judge Kevin Newsom warns of risks of citing ‘tradition’ to justify rulings; Judge ci

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Optimizing Contract Management and Enhancing Team Collaboration: Insights from a Legal Operations Perspective

Speaker: Adina Marta Newman

Learn about a world of effective contract management and seamless teamwork across departments in this upcoming webinar from Cobblestone Software. You'll discover practical strategies and tips that legal professionals can use to streamline contract processes and enhance collaboration, making significant impact across legal and corporate departments. Join us as we show how you can supercharge contract processes, improve team communication, and take your contributions to the next level.