Tue.May 10, 2022

Senate OKs Police Protection for Families of Supreme Court Justices

The Crime Report

A bill approved by the Senate and now set to go before the House of Representatives, known as the Supreme Court Police Parity Act, will provide police protection to the immediate families of the nine justices and other officers of the court, reports NPR. Introduced by Sen.

Jimmy Carter calls conservation ruling ‘deeply mistaken’ in amicus brief


Former US President Jimmy Carter Monday filed an amicus brief to state his disagreement with a decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, calling the ruling “deeply mistaken” and “dangerous.”


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Scotland Yard Tackles Its Hardest Case: Finding a New Chief

The Crime Report

Speculation in the British media about the next head of Scotland Yard has been high since the May 4 application deadline. But it isn’t the calibre of any of the potential applicants that’s in question: It’s whether—and why—anyone would want the job.


Connecticut governor signs law to protect residents from restrictive abortion laws in other states


Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont Tuesday attended a ceremonial signing of House Bill 5414 , the Reproductive Freedom Defense Act (RFDA).

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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.

Fearing Violence, One-Third of Asian-Americans Change ‘Daily Routine’

The Crime Report

A majority of Asian Americans say violence against them is increasing and worry about being threatened or attacked, with a third saying they have changed their daily routine because of these concerns, reports Pew Research Center.


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ARPO Arrests 14, including a Dozen Medical Providers, in Latest Sting


DOJ's opioid strike force announces over a dozen arrests in multiple states.

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EU report: citizens willing to forgo unanimity to see action on major issues like climate change


The European Parliament Monday released a report from a year-long conference among EU citizens spelling out 49 proposed changes for the EU.

Facial Recognition Startup Agrees to Limit Data Collection

The Crime Report

Facial recognition startup Clearview AI has agreed to permanently stop selling access to its face database to private businesses or individuals around the U.S.,

Alabama law criminalizing gender affirming care for minors takes effect


The Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act (VCCPA) Sunday went into effect in Alabama while US District Judge Liles Burke considers legal challenges from doctors and families with transgender children.

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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.

Police Testing for Weed Impairment Under Cloud

The Crime Report

Photo by Cannabis Culture via Flickr. A New Jersey Supreme Court case could decide how cannabis impairment is — or isn’t — measured by police, reports NewJersey.com. State v.

Belarus dispatch: the case of imprisoned law student Sofya Sapega


Belarusian law students enrolled at European Humanities University are filing reports with JURIST on current circumstances in Belarus under the constitutionally-disputed presidency of Alexander Lukashenka.

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Has ICE Become a Domestic Surveillance Agency?

The Crime Report

A two-year investigation by Georgetown University law center has found that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has strayed well beyond its duties as an immigration body to become what is in effect a domestic surveillance agency, reports The Guardian.

Afghanistan dispatch: ‘The Taliban are the enemies of women’s freedom’


Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the Taliban takeover.

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Recovering from a Cyber Attack

Speaker: Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies

If your organization stores data and is connected to the Internet, it is not a matter of “if” a cyber-security incident will happen; but rather, “when” this will occur. Organizations protecting their data is no longer “recommended;” it’s necessary.

Supreme Court Breach Is Not the First Involving Roe v. Wade

Constitutional Law Reporter

The recent disclosure of Justice Samuel Alito’s decision purporting to overturn Roe v. Wade is arguably the most significant breach in the history of the U.S. Supreme Court. However, it is not the first time that a landmark abortion decision was made public before the Court announced its decision.

Lone survivor of Yemenia Airways crash attends French criminal trial


The lone survivor of a 2009 Yemeni airline plane crash Monday attended the opening Yemenia Airways’ trial. In 2009, a Yemenia flight crashed into the Indian Ocean; every passenger, except 12-year-old Bahia Bakari, died.


Lawyers Are Succession Planning at a Younger Age Than Ever Before


A recent survey from Natixis Investment Managers identified when Americans hope to stop working. The average age is 62, but the survey also showed that retirement plans varied by generation.

“Inconveniencing Brett Kavanaugh Right Now Is Good, Actually”


“Inconveniencing Brett Kavanaugh Right Now Is Good, Actually”: Emma Specter has this essay online at Vogue


Dominate Your Local Market With These 4 Reputation Management Strategies

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Lindsay Harrison, and Erin O'Brien

Did you know that 4 out of 5 consumers use local search and 88% use smartphones for those searches? With that in mind, I think it's safe to say your online presence is the silver bullet of your business. Think about the revenue you could be missing by not prioritizing local search optimization. Fortunately, there are a handful of steps you can take right now that will immediately impact your business's pace in local search, and we're happy to share them.

LexisNexis Acquires CLM Company Parley Pro As Part of Broader Enhancement of Its CounselLink ELM Platform


It is a busy day for contract lifecycle management technology.

Bloomberg: What is an Importer’s ‘Reasonable Care’ Standard?

Customs & International Trade Law

Diaz Trade Law’s President, Jennifer Diaz , is enthusiastic to announce Bloomberg Law published another one of our articles, “ What is an Importer’s ‘Reasonable Care’ Standard “! We want to thank law student Isha C.

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The morning read for Tuesday, May 10


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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“These GOP politicians aren’t pro-life. They’re pro-forced birth.”


“These GOP politicians aren’t pro-life. They’re pro-forced birth.” ” Columnist Catherine Rampell has this essay online at The Washington Post. Also online there, columnist Jennifer Rubin has an essay titled “ Criminalizing abortion: Cue the enforcement nightmare ”


A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

OAN Settles One Election Defamation Suit, Only One Million To Go

Above The Law

Slight exaggeration, which OAN is no doubt entirely comfortable with. The post OAN Settles One Election Defamation Suit, Only One Million To Go appeared first on Above the Law. Courts Defamation Election 2020 OAN

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“The Horrifying Implications of Alito’s Most Alarming Footnote; A ‘domestic supply of infants’ is exactly what the framers of the Fourteenth Amendment intended to abolish”


“The Horrifying Implications of Alito’s Most Alarming Footnote; A ‘domestic supply of infants’ is exactly what the framers of the Fourteenth Amendment intended to abolish”: Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online at Slate


Louisiana High Court Weighs Ending Non-Unanimous Jury Convictions

The Crime Report

The Louisiana Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this week in the case of Reginald Reddick, who is serving life in prison in Louisiana for second-degree murder, even though two jurors at his 1997 trial found him not guilty, reports The Guardian.

“We Should Tell The Truth About Judicial Clerkships; While law schools are currently part of the problem, they can be part of the solution”


“We Should Tell The Truth About Judicial Clerkships; While law schools are currently part of the problem, they can be part of the solution”: Aliza Shatzman has this post at “Above the Law ”

Building a 5-Star Online Reputation for Your Business

Speaker: Brent Werbeck, GetMoreReviews Co-Founder

Trying to figure out how to turn your happy customer’s comments into 5 star reviews may seem like a daunting task. From internal feedback to Google reviews, what is "really" the way to go? Join Brent Werbeck, Co-Founder of Get More Reviews, in this discussion of how to foster and grow your business's 5-star online reputation.