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UN releases evidence of mass graves in Tarhuna, Libya

JURIST

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Monday released a report containing evidence of mass graves in the Libyan city of Tarhuna. The report estimates there could be as many as 100 undiscovered mass graves in the city.

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Overturning Roe v Wade: Abortion Laws by State

LegalReader

The Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Here's where each state stands. Civil Rights “Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) Abortion abortions court decision illegal justices legal case majority opinion mothers patients roe Roe v.

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British citizen appeals death sentence for ‘mercenary activities’ in breakaway Donetsk

JURIST

British citizen Aiden Aslin, who was sentenced to death last month for “forcible seizure of power and mercenary activities” in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), Monday appealed his conviction, according to Russian news agencies TASS, which is state-owned, and Interfax.

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CPSC Offers Fireworks Safety Tips to Follow this Holiday

LegalReader

Fireworks injuries are increasing year after year, the CPSC warns. News & Politics 4th of July agency Consumer Product Safety Commission Consumer Safety CPSC federal agency Fireworks fireworks injury fireworks safety Independence Day injuries injuries up July 4th Safety

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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!

Turkey denies extradition of Haiti presidential assassination suspect

JURIST

A Turkish Court Monday decided that it would not extradite Samir Nasri Salem Handal to Haiti to stand trial for his alleged involvement in the assassination of President Jovenel Moise.

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Chile Constitutional Convention presents final draft of new constitution

JURIST

Chile’s Constitutional Convention Monday presented the final draft of its new constitution to President Gabriel Boric. The new draft will be voted on by Chile’s population. The mandatory vote will ask the citizens whether to accept or reject the new constitution.

Biotech IPO freeze continues as second quarter is slowest in more than a decade

MedCity News

Summer weather is heating up but the market for IPOs remains cold. Bausch + Lomb’s successful return to the public markets in the second quarter proved to be an exception as the slowdown in IPO activity reached levels not seen in years.

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Economic Community of West African States lifts sanctions on Mali and Burkina Faso

JURIST

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Monday announced in a press conference that it lifted sanctions on Mali and Burkina Faso. ECOWAS previously imposed economic sanctions on both states in January due to political coups, turmoil and concerns over the loss of democratic rule.

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What to Do About Power of Attorney Abuse in California

A People's Choice

Power of attorney is, as the name implies, powerful. This makes it ripe for abuse if the wrong person acquires that power, and it also means the position has to be subject to a lot of scrutiny even when it's in good hands. Perhaps you have gotten power of attorney and simply want to be [.].

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.

International commercial courts – a paradigm for the future of adjudication? – Online seminar – 14 July 2022

Conflict of Laws

On July 14, 2022 an online seminar jointly organized by the Universities of Bologna, Milan and Verona (Italy) will provide a comparative perspective on the recent development of the setting up of specialized courts dealing with international commercial disputes.

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HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!!!

JonathanTurley

Happy Independence Day! The Fourth is one of my favorite holidays as an opportunity for all of us to celebrate our common article of faith in the independence of a nation committed to freedom and individual rights.

Canada: Alberta's Top Court Dismisses Appeal Of Employer's Limitations Defence - Parlee McLaws

Mondaq

Limitations on Actions have been legislated to provide certainty to parties that cause(s) of action(s) from many years earlier would not resurface

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So You Say You Want a Revolution? You Can Count Me Out

JonathanTurley

Below is my column in the Hill on overheated rhetoric of revolution that seems to have overtaken our public discourse, particularly with regard to the Supreme Court.

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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.

United States: California Employment Law Notes - Proskauer Rose LLP

Mondaq

Cynthia J. Vatalaro sued the county for a violation of Cal. Code § 1102.5, alleging that the county illegally retaliated against her after she reported that she was working below her service classification

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4th of July

Patently-O

4th of July is a big American holiday. I’m either out at the grill or eating apple pie. While you wait for more Patently-O content, check out our Sponsor, MBHB LLP. – Dennis. Patent

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HCCH Monthly Update: June 2022

Conflict of Laws

Conventions & Instruments. On 4 June 2022, the HCCH 1961 Apostille Convention entered into force for Indonesia. The Convention currently has 122 Contracting Parties. More information is available here. On 22 June 2022, the Philippines deposited its instrument of ratification of the HCCH 2007 Child Support Convention. With this ratification, 44 States and the European Union are now bound by the Child Support Convention. It will enter into force for the Philippines on 1 October 2022.

Why Onboarding New Employees is Vital for Retention (Employee Onboarding Podcast #5)

The Process Street

“Can prioritizing onboarding really help boost retention?” ” you may be asking yourself. The short answer is yes, it really can.

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.

Why Contract Management is Key to SOX Compliance

InHouseOps

2022 marks the 20-year anniversary of the signing of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, or SOX.

Australia: Aggravated sexual assault - New South Wales laws - Criminal Defence Lawyers Australia

Mondaq

The crime of aggravated sexual assault in NSW discussed. Includes recent example

Upcoming Event: “International Arbitration and US Discovery after Luxshare v. ZF?” at the DIS

LettersBlogatory

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. Letters Blogatory wishes readers a happy Independence Day!

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Luxembourg: Arendt We Live#7 - The Challenges Of Economic And Financial Crimes: Prevention, Investigations, Remediation (Podcast) - Arendt & Medernach

Mondaq

The latest episode of Arendt's podcast Arendt We Live is devoted to financial and economic crime. What risks and obligations does a company need to consider in order to prevent and combat fraud

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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.

Yale Divinity Dean: There is “No Biblical Basis” for Abortion Bans

JonathanTurley

We recently discussed how university presidents and deans have departed from long-standing tradition in remaining neutral on political and legal debates to maintain a welcoming and diverse environment for all faculty members and students.

United States: At The Crossroads Of Politics, Religion And Social Justice, Employers Face Difficult Choices - BakerHostetler

Mondaq

A closely divided Supreme Court, a reversal of long-standing precedent, headline-grabbing litigation and an increased assertion of religious liberty rights by employees

Thailand: Updated COVID-19 Measures - Envoy Global, Inc.

Mondaq

New COVID-19 health entrance measures will be introduced for travelers entering Thailand beginning 1 July 2022

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Thailand: Thailand's SEC Proposes To Regulate Ready-to-Use Utility Tokens - Tilleke & Gibbins

Mondaq

On May 30, 2022, Thailand's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it would start regulating ready-to-use utility tokens, a type of digital token that had previously been exempted

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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.