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Interns Wanted: Expectations vs. Reality Check [NEW Study]

LegalReader

Although most interns sometimes have to deal with menial work during their tenure, internship programs are still worth their weight in gold when it comes to improving your employability chances. .

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Psychedelics Legislation Advances in California

HarrisBricken

Earlier this year, I wrote a post entitled “ California May Decriminalize Psychedelics ”. My post discussed a piece of legislation that was introduced ( SB-519 ), which would decriminalize a host of psychedelic drugs.

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Grammar Giggle – Less or Fewer?

ProofThatBlog

This was a picture in a Facebook group I’m in that made me stop and look again. It gives me the opportunity to discuss the difference between less and fewer. Less is something that can’t necessarily be counted such as “Jane wished there was less hate in the world.”

District of Montana Finds Attorney Can't Contact "Juror" Who Left Cryptic Message

EvidenceProf Blog

Federal Rule of Evidence 606(b) reads as follows: (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

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.

Tips for Job Seekers and Employers:

TheEstrinReport

For those of you seeking a dynamic new job: Do not use a resume that is “one size fits all”. Tailor your resume to the job description. Employers will not imagine that you have had the right responsibilities for the job if it is not on the resume.

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Justices deny green cards to noncitizens granted Temporary Protected Status

SCOTUSBlog

Share The Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Monday that noncitizens who have been granted temporary humanitarian relief from deportation cannot use the process known as “adjustment of status” to obtain lawful permanent residency in the United States without leaving the country.

El Salvador revokes anti-corruption agreement after OAS hires ex-mayor

JURIST

El Salvador revoked its anti-corruption agreement with the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) Friday, ending its membership after nearly three quarters of a century.

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Is Law Enforcement Ready for Self-Driving Cars?

The Crime Report

Within a decade or less, thousands of self-driving cars could be zooming on American highways, but law enforcement is still a long way from addressing the safety and criminal issues posed by sharing the road with traditional vehicles, warns a panel convened by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ).

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New Zealand top court finds murder suspect can be extradited to China

JURIST

The Supreme Court of New Zealand ruled on Friday that murder suspect Kyung Yup Kim can be extradited to China, subject to certain further assurances being received from China as to torture and fair trial-related issues.

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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.

Exotic Leathers: Fashion Products Are More Sustainable Than Some Research Suggests

The Fashion Law

The fashion industry tries to do the right thing when it comes to sustainability – after all, its profits increasingly depend on it as consumers continue to prioritize ESG issues. But it needs help. This is where science comes in.

EU bans Belarus carriers from flying over EU territory

JURIST

The EU adopted a plan Friday banning Belarus airlines from flying over EU territory or landing in EU airports. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko’s security forces allegedly reported a false bomb threat on a Ryanair flight from Athens, Greece, to Vilnius, Lithuania.

Affirmation of inherent tribal power to police blurs civil and criminal Indian law tests

SCOTUSBlog

Share On Tuesday in United States v. Cooley , the Supreme Court upheld a power that tribal governments have long assumed they possessed as a basic necessity of ensuring public safety.

US Supreme Court denies permanent residency to noncitizen granted temporary protected status

JURIST

The US Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Monday on an immigrant status case regarding noncitizens seeking to change their immigration status from temporary protected status (TPS) to lawful permanent residency.

Texas Attorney General Admits Just How Bad Voting Is For The GOP

AboveTheLaw

You vote, they lose. Election Law Election 2020 Ken Paxton Quote of the Day Texas Voter Suppression

Most U.S. Prosecutors ‘Routinely’ Support Harsh Punishments: Study

The Crime Report

District attorneys around the country are deeply involved in lobbying for tough criminal justice legislation, but the minority of prosecutors who push for reform measures exert a powerful influence on state legislators, according to researchers at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Law School.

The Importance of Cyber Security in B2B Business Model

LegalReader

One should never underestimate the importance of cybersecurity in business. With every year, the number of cyberattacks worldwide rises at an alarmingly high rate. Statistics show that larger businesses are more likely to be the target of cyber-attacks.

“Gripped by ‘Dinner Party-gate,’ Yale Law Confronts a Venomous Divide; A dispute centering on the celebrity professor Amy Chua exposes a culture pitting student against student, professor against professor”

HowAppealing

“Gripped by ‘Dinner Party-gate,’ Yale Law Confronts a Venomous Divide; A dispute centering on the celebrity professor Amy Chua exposes a culture pitting student against student, professor against professor”: Sarah Lyall and Stephanie Saul of The New York Times have this report

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Alternative Dispatch Programs for Mental Health 911 Calls Piloted in 13 Cities

The Crime Report

Thirteen cities have completed an eight-week “policy-sprint” to develop programs to create an emergency response that assigns civilian mental health counselors to respond to 911 calls, CNN reports. .

“The Tiger Mom and the Hornet’s Nest: For two decades, Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld were Yale Law power brokers; A new generation wants to see them exiled.”

HowAppealing

“The Tiger Mom and the Hornet’s Nest: For two decades, Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld were Yale Law power brokers; A new generation wants to see them exiled.” ” Irin Carmon has this article in the June 7, 2021 issue of New York magazine

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Make Money Monday: Take a Page Out of Legal Zoom’s IPO With Subscription

My Shingle

As the saying goes in real estate, house value is all about location, location, location. To paraphrase from Legal Zoom’s recent IPO filing, legal services value is all about subscription, subscription, subscription.

“Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman resigns, fueling 2022 speculation”

HowAppealing

“Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman resigns, fueling 2022 speculation”: Taylor Goldenstein of The Houston Chronicle has this report

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Philipp Plein Named in New Copyright Suit Over Artwork on Spring/Summer 2020 Wares

The Fashion Law

A handful of pieces from designer Philipp Plein’s rock-n-roll-inspired Spring/Summer 2020 collection – which included skull-adorned face masks, heavily studded and/or spiked leather jackets and over-the-knee boots, and “KISS” embroidered mini dresses thanks to a collaboration with the band – are at the center of a new copyright lawsuit.

“The Supreme Court may toss Roe. But Congress can still preserve abortion rights. A simple majority vote in the Senate would nullify the threat to reproductive health posed by the Mississippi case.”

HowAppealing

“The Supreme Court may toss Roe. But Congress can still preserve abortion rights. A simple majority vote in the Senate would nullify the threat to reproductive health posed by the Mississippi case.” ” Law professor Neal Kumar Katyal has this essay online at The Washington Post

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Lex Machina Releases 2021 Copyright and Trademark Litigation Report

LegalReader

File sharing and mass counterfeiting cases take up large proportion of the copyright and trademark dockets. Lawsuits & Litigation copyright Copyright Infringement Copyright Lawsuit trademark Trademark Infringement trademark lawsuit

Access today’s Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court

HowAppealing

Access today’s Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court : At this link. The Court granted review in one new case. And in National Coalition for Men v. Selective Service System , No. 20–928, Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued a statement , in which Justices Stephen G. Breyer and Brett M. Kaganaugh joined, respecting the denial of certiorari

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This Week in Rideshare: Delivery, Robots and Violence

LegalReader

DoorDash darts for 60, Instacart wants bots and drivers speak out. LegalRideshare breaks it down. Business legalrideshare rideshare apps rideshare companies rideshare services this week in rideshare

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“The Law & Liberty Blog, Broken Clocks, and the Dangers of Philosopher Judges”

HowAppealing

“The Law & Liberty Blog, Broken Clocks, and the Dangers of Philosopher Judges”: Eric Segall has this blog post at “Dorf on Law ”

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What to Look for When Hiring a Bankruptcy Attorney?

LegalReader

Being armed with this basic knowledge and guidelines related to bankruptcy and hiring a bankruptcy attorney should assist you in the successful filing and conclusion of your case and get you on the road to financial stability.

“Federal judge dismisses lawsuit filed by Orem man who was convicted, then later acquitted, of killing his wife”

HowAppealing

“Federal judge dismisses lawsuit filed by Orem man who was convicted, then later acquitted, of killing his wife”: Jessica Miller of The Salt Lake Tribune had this report back in August 2019. On Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit issued this decision reinstating plaintiff’s fabrication of evidence claim against the prosecutor

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