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Managing Stress: 6 Steps to Becoming a Healthier Lawyer

Attorney at Work

The pressure of being a lawyer takes its toll on your health and happiness. Here are a few tips for managing stress and learning to focus on your health first. Table of contents Preventing the Trainwreck: 6 Steps for Managing Stress and Health 1. Establish Your Baseline 2. Become Body Aware 3.

Uyghur Tribunal delivers judgment, alleges state-sponsored genocide in China

JURIST

The Uyghur Tribunal, a self-described “ people’s tribunal ” established in the UK, Tuesday appended a December 2021 judgment , incorporating nearly 300 additional pages of historical background, definitions and evidence.

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FREE Professional Photos for Lawyer Owners The First Monday in October at SCOTUS

My Shingle

With the first Monday in October fast approaching, many of us solo and small firm lawyers look ahead to a divided Court that doesn’t speak for us or many of our clients. In particular, many solo and small firm lawyers have been left to deal with the horrible aftermath of Dobbs v.

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Amnesty International: Egypt presents ‘deeply misleading picture’ of human rights crisis

JURIST

Amnesty International Wednesday reported that the Egypt presents a “deeply misleading picture” of the nation’s human rights crisis. Amnesty found patterns of violations including “unlawful killings, mass arbitrary detention and repression of freedom of expression.”

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.

Racial Disparities in State Prisons Decline: Report

The Crime Report

New research released by the Council on Criminal Justice (CCJ) shows that the gap between Black and white state imprisonment rates narrowed significantly over the last two decades, reversing a long-lasting trend, with drug crimes driving the decrease.

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Everything, Everywhere, All At Once: Lead Tracking Can Be for Anything Now

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

With the ubiquity of cloud software and sophistication in legal marketing on the rise, there is not a single thing you can’t track as a law firm, when it comes to marketing.

Common to Contrary Belief, People Like Talkative Strangers

LegalReader

People would prefer for those to talk more in conversations, studies show.

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Why Homicide Counts Can Be Misleading

The Crime Report

Most public combats between criminal justice reformers and law-and-order conservatives are as stylized as Kabuki theater.

What is the Most Effective Font for Legal Documents?

MyCase

As an attorney, you probably never imagined legal document font as an important element of your casework. However, choosing the right font for your work presents a clean, professional look for your brand while improving readability for your audience. .

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.

Justice Department Undercounts Prison, Jail Deaths By Nearly 1,000, Senate Finds

The Crime Report

At least 990 deaths in state prisons and local jails went uncounted by the federal government in fiscal year 2021 alone, indicating failures in how the Justice Department oversees the federal Death in Custody Reporting Act (DCRA), reports NBC News.

Ron DeSantis Accused Of Abusing Federal Funds And Jonathan Turley Is Right There To Offer Argle-Bargle Analysis

Above The Law

Big day in 'abusing COVID funds' news. The post Ron DeSantis Accused Of Abusing Federal Funds And Jonathan Turley Is Right There To Offer Argle-Bargle Analysis appeared first on Above the Law. Government COVID Crime Immigration Ron DeSantis

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The morning read for Thursday, Sept. 22

SCOTUSBlog

Share Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. To suggest a piece for us to consider, email us at roundup@scotusblog.com.

Feds Pledge $246M to Address ‘Public Safety Crisis’ in Tribal Communities

The Crime Report

Native American pottery designed by Donna Featherstone. Photo by Zyg Zee via Flickr.

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.

India government publishes draft telecommunications law for public consultation

JURIST

The India Ministry of Communications Thursday initiated a public consultation process for its proposed Indian Telecommunications Bill.

FIndlaw Finds a Way To Compete Head to Head With the Lawyers Who Pay Its Bills

My Shingle

With the legal tech market now valued at $27.6 billion, it was only a matter of time before a company serving lawyers would succumb to the siren’s song of deregulation and launch a DIY service to compete with its own customers directly. That time has arrived.

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Indiana court temporarily blocks state abortion ban

JURIST

The Circuit Court of Monroe County, Indiana, Thursday temporarily blocked the state’s abortion ban, SB 1.

The morning read for Wednesday, Sept. 21

SCOTUSBlog

Share Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. To suggest a piece for us to consider, email us at roundup@scotusblog.com.

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.

UK lifts ban on fracking in response to Russia ‘weaponization’ of energy

JURIST

The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Thursday lifted the government’s ban on fracking in England.

Nina Totenberg’s early life, NPR legacy and friendship with the Notorious RBG

ABA Journal

In this special two-part episode of the Modern Law Library , Lee Rawles speaks with Lisa Napoli, author of Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie: The Extraordinary…

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Iran restricts internet, hits back at US criticism following mass protests

JURIST

Iran authorities Wednesday restricted internet access throughout the county and hit back at US criticism in the wake of ongoing protests over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in police custody.

Ginni Thomas Will Finally Answer Questions About Her Post-2020 Election Work

Above The Law

Wonder what else Ginni was up to after the 2020 election. The post Ginni Thomas Will Finally Answer Questions About Her Post-2020 Election Work appeared first on Above the Law. Courts Clarence Thomas Ginni Thomas Jamie Raskin January 6th John Eastman Mark Paoletta SCOTUS Supreme Court

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Getting Automated: An End-to-End Guide to Law Firm Automation

This guide is designed to help you understand and overcome your automation gap so you can offload all the work you don't want to do onto a cloud-based platform. We'll walk through all the tasks your firm can automate, how to implement automation and measure your success.

Biden addresses UN General Assembly, pledges ‘solidarity’ with Ukraine

JURIST

US President Joe Biden Wednesday spoke to the UN General Assembly. Biden used the forum to sharply criticize Russia’s war in Ukraine and tout his administration’s accomplishments. Biden began his remarks by telling the assembled world leaders: Let us speak plainly.

“DOJ strikes deal with Newton judge charged with helping immigrant evade ICE capture; The agreement allows for the dismissal of federal charges against Judge Shelley Joseph, though the case will be referred to the Massachusetts Commission on Judicial Conduct”

HowAppealing

“DOJ strikes deal with Newton judge charged with helping immigrant evade ICE capture; The agreement allows for the dismissal of federal charges against Judge Shelley Joseph, though the case will be referred to the Massachusetts Commission on Judicial Conduct”: Shelley Murphy of The Boston Globe has this report.

State Supreme Court Orders Bar Examiners To Knock Off The Nonsense

Above The Law

Protectionism earns a rebuke. The post State Supreme Court Orders Bar Examiners To Knock Off The Nonsense appeared first on Above the Law. Law Schools Bar Exams Tennessee Board of Law Examiners Violaine Panasci

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“Politics has no place on the Michigan Supreme Court, candidates say”

HowAppealing

“Politics has no place on the Michigan Supreme Court, candidates say”: Arpan Lobo of The Detroit Free Press has this report. The post “Politics has no place on the Michigan Supreme Court, candidates say” appeared first on How Appealing

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Legal Operations 101: A Blueprint for Modern Legal Departments

Legal departments are no longer asking whether to invest in legal operations. Instead, they're interested in building a team that will deliver positive outcomes. Gain insight into key factors required for strong legal ops, process optimization, and more!