Fri.Aug 12, 2022

Calendar Management Tips

Rocket Matter

If your only legal calendar is the giant paper one on your desk that’s full of scratched-out dates and phone call doodles in the margins, it’s time to do yourself a favor and upgrade to a better process.

Wyoming judge blocks abortion ban from taking effect

JURIST

Wyoming Judge Melissa Owens granted a preliminary injunction Wednesday against the state’s abortion ban, protecting abortion access while litigation against the law moves forward.

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Study Calls for Abolishing Probation and Parole

The Crime Report

Federal probation officer. Photo courtesy CJUSJobs.

Louisiana inmate returns to the court after 18-year delay in resentencing

SCOTUSBlog

Share The Petitions of the Week column highlights a selection of cert petitions recently filed in the Supreme Court. A list of all petitions we’re watching is available here. Anyone charged with a crime has the right to a “speedy … trial” under the Sixth Amendment.

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!

Minnesota’s Health Care System Struggled During the Peak of COVID-19

LegalReader

Adverse events, including patient harm, increased in Minnesota's health care system during the pandemic.

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Tips for Hiring the Best Personal Injury Lawyer in 2022

LegalReader

Before you sign any contract with a personal injury lawyer, discuss the attorney's fees. Lawsuits & Litigation personal injury personal injury attorneys personal injury claims personal injury damages personal injury law firm personal injury lawsuits

Louisiana Justice in Black and White

The Crime Report

This is a tale of two men who, as teenagers, committed crimes of murder. One is black, the other is white. Henry is the black teenager; Andrew, the white teenager. Their cases are about the failure of justice in the Louisiana criminal justice system. I know Louisiana justice.

Andrew Cuomo Sues New York, Demanding Taxpayers Cover His Sexual Harassment Defense

LegalReader

New York State Attorney General Letitia James has said that taxpayers shouldn't be responsible for covering the costs of Cuomo allegedly sexually harassing women. Political Litigation Andrew Cuomo letitia james New York new york state trooper politics sexual assault Sexual harassment

Off-duty Virginia police officer sentenced to 87 months for January 6 riot

JURIST

Police officer Thomas Robertson Thursday was sentenced to 87 months in prison for his participation in the January 6 riot at the US Capitol.

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.

Order Up: Here’s Your 2022 Strategy for Pizzeria Businesses

LegalReader

An effective strategy may increase your sales and get you better revenues. If you desire to streamline your operations and ensure better returns, you have to be consistent in your operations. .

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Former German Chancellor sues Bundestag over removal of office privileges

JURIST

Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder Friday sued the German Bundestag for stripping his office space privileges. Schröder’s lawyers Michael Nagel and Ralph Heiermann said that they filed suit on behalf of Schröder at the Berlin Administrative Court but did not release more details.

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The morning read for Friday, Aug. 12

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.

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Video Marketing for Lawyers: 5 Best Practices for Winning New Clients

Attorney at Work

Of all the marketing tools for lawyers, video is the most engaging — and one of the best at helping you project professionalism and competence. Yet despite evidence that video marketing for lawyers is remarkably effective, law firms have been slow to use video compared with other industries.

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.

“Abortion will become illegal in Idaho as Supreme Court declines to pause trigger law”

HowAppealing

“Abortion will become illegal in Idaho as Supreme Court declines to pause trigger law”: Nicole Blanchard of The Idaho Statesman has this report. And Nate Raymond of Reuters reports that “ Idaho top court allows near-total abortion ban to take effect.” ” You can access today’s 3-to-2 ruling of the Supreme Court of Idaho at this link.

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Customs and Trade Law Weekly Snapshot

Customs & International Trade Law

Here is a recap of the latest customs and international trade law news: U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control.

“Supreme Court rejects GOP proposal to elect regional justices”

HowAppealing

“Supreme Court rejects GOP proposal to elect regional justices”: Sam Wilson of The Helena (Mont.) Independent Record has an article that begins, “The Montana Supreme Court on Friday upheld a district court ruling that struck down an attempt by Republicans in the Legislature to change the way the high court’s justices are elected.” ” And Shaylee Ragar of Montana Public Radio reports that “ State Supreme Court rules against electing justices by district.”

Film Fridays: “Amazing Grace” Documentary Faces Legal Battles

The Hollywood Lawyer

Pessah Law Group filed a lawsuit against media content distributor Neon and its CEO, Tom Quinn because they manipulated the media, so alleges the producers of “Amazing Grace” forced them into a contract for $1.5M before the producers had decided.

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.

“Robin Vos fires Michael Gableman, ending a 2020 election review that’s cost taxpayers more than $1 million and produced no evidence of fraud”

HowAppealing

“Robin Vos fires Michael Gableman, ending a 2020 election review that’s cost taxpayers more than $1 million and produced no evidence of fraud”: Molly Beck of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has this report. And Mitchell Schmidt of The Wisconsin State Journal reports that “ Speaker Robin Vos fires Michael Gableman, marking end to 2020 election review.”

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Elon Musk’s Legal Filings Against Twitter Show How Little He Actually Cares About Free Speech

Above The Law

You have to fight for free speech. The post Elon Musk’s Legal Filings Against Twitter Show How Little He Actually Cares About Free Speech appeared first on Above the Law. Technology Elon Musk Free Speech Twitter

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“State Supreme Court denies appeal in hotly contested abortion case, keeping ban in place”

HowAppealing

“State Supreme Court denies appeal in hotly contested abortion case, keeping ban in place”: Sam Karlin of The Advocate of Baton Rouge, Louisiana has this report. The post “State Supreme Court denies appeal in hotly contested abortion case, keeping ban in place” appeared first on How Appealing

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SEC Mulls Tentative Settlement With Ex-Dewey CFO

Law 360

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission told a New York federal judge on Friday it has reached a tentative settlement to resolve its claims against Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP's former chief financial officer, who was convicted of fraud, but said the agency needs time to consider the deal

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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!

“News media groups want the Wisconsin Supreme Court to reconsider a decision that weakened the open records law”

HowAppealing

“News media groups want the Wisconsin Supreme Court to reconsider a decision that weakened the open records law”: Bruce Vielmetti of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has this report. The post “News media groups want the Wisconsin Supreme Court to reconsider a decision that weakened the open records law” appeared first on How Appealing

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Elite Biglaw Firm Gently Reminds Associates To Get Back To The Office After ‘Remote August’

Above The Law

Associates will have to work from the office Tuesday through Thursday each week. The post Elite Biglaw Firm Gently Reminds Associates To Get Back To The Office After ‘Remote August’ appeared first on Above the Law.

“‘The Greatest Talker of His Time’: Felix Frankfurter was an eloquent liberal champion of judicial restraint; Is it time for a reappraisal?”

HowAppealing

“‘The Greatest Talker of His Time’: Felix Frankfurter was an eloquent liberal champion of judicial restraint; Is it time for a reappraisal?” ” In the September 2022 issue of The Altantic, law professor Justin Driver has this review of law professor Brad Snyder ‘s new book, “ Democratic Justice: Felix Frankfurter, the Supreme Court, and the Making of the Liberal Establishment.”

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Company Profiting Off LSAT Deeply Concerned About Prospect Of Not Forcing Everyone To Take The LSAT

Above The Law

Oh, come on. The post Company Profiting Off LSAT Deeply Concerned About Prospect Of Not Forcing Everyone To Take The LSAT appeared first on Above the Law. Law Schools ABA LSAT TestMasters

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The Ultimate State Trial Court Research & Analytics Platform

Trellis offers state trial court records for legal research with analysis on judges, verdicts, opposing counsel, motions, dockets & legal issues. Discover how judges have ruled on similar motions, or gain insights on opposing counsel, prospects, or clients. Download the guide and request a demo.