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UN expert, Amnesty International condemn Taliban crackdown on women’s rights protest

JURIST

UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan Richard Bennett and Amnesty International Saturday condemned the Taliban’s crackdown on the women’s rights protest in Kabul that day.

Landmark Drug Pricing Bill Set to Become Law; HP&M Releases Summary Slide Deck

The FDA Law Blog

By Alan M. Kirschenbaum & Michelle L. Butler & Faraz Siddiqui — The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (“IRA”) has now passed both the Senate (on August 7) and the House (on August 12), and is headed to President Biden for signature.

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“Lacking power, Supreme Court’s liberals find voice in dissent”

HowAppealing

“Lacking power, Supreme Court’s liberals find voice in dissent”: John Kruzel of The Hill has this report. The post “Lacking power, Supreme Court’s liberals find voice in dissent” appeared first on How Appealing

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US House passes bill addressing climate change, drug pricing and corporate taxes

JURIST

The US House of Representatives has passed HR 5376, the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 to send it to President Joe Biden for signing into law. The bill addresses climate change, drug pricing and corporate taxes. The House voted 220-207 to pass the bill.

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!

Don’t be too quick to blame social media for America’s polarization – cable news has a bigger effect, study finds

LLRX

Homa Hosseinmardi and a group of researchers from Stanford University, the University of Pennsylvania and Microsoft Research tracked the TV news consumption habits of tens of thousands of American adults each month from 2016 through 2019.

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Last Opportunity to Register for Seminar – August 24 and 25, 2022.

Day on Torts

Only a few days remain for the opportunity to register for the Fundamentals of Civil Litigation in Tennessee seminar! This is a two-day program designed to help new lawyers grasp practical matters of civil litigation.

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The Governor should nominate Judge Evans now, not appoint her later

At the Lectern

Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom nominated Supreme Court Justice Patricia Guerrero to succeed Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, who had announced she would not seek reelection. The Governor at the same time “announced his intention to appoint Alameda County Superior Court Judge Kelli Evans to serve as an Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court to fill the vacancy created by Justice Guerrero’s elevation to Chief Justice.” ( Here.).

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Now Reviewed: New Book on Indian Private International Law by Bloomsbury Publications

Conflict of Laws

written by Abhishek Trivedi, Institute of Legal Studies and Research, GLA University, Mathura, India. Publication of this book was announced earlier over here. .

Reissue, Recapture, and Skirting Eligibility

Patently-O

by Dennis Crouch. Prior to 1952, the Reissue Statute text only allowed for (1) narrowing claim scope and (2) fixing a “defective or insufficient” specification.

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.

This Week in Regulation for Broadcasters: August 6, 2022 to August 12, 2022

Broadcast Law Blog

Here are some of the regulatory developments of significance to broadcasters from the past week, with links to where you can go to find more information as to how these actions may affect your operations.

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MOVING AN EASEMENT AIN'T EASY

NewmanFerraraLLP

One for the Road? Because it impacted his property, Scott Marlow wanted to have an easement, known as "Roy Road," relocated at his own expense. When his neighbors rebuffed that effort, Marlow filed suit with the Washington County Supreme Court.

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Healthcare Interview Questions and Answers | iHire

iHire

Not sure how to answer interview questions for healthcare jobs? We break down common questions and their answers

MOVING AN EASMENT AIN'T EASY

NewmanFerraraLLP

Because it impacted his property, Scott Marlow wanted to have an easement, known as Roy Road, relocated at his own expense. When his neighbors rebuffed that effort, Marlow filed suit with the Washington County Supreme Court. And, interestingly, Marlow’s case ended up getting dismissed.

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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.

Australia: Can I claim compensation if I have been in a vehicle accident? - Kells

Mondaq

Vehicle accidents can be traumatic and frightening, not only for those involved, but also their family and friends

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READY FOR A HECK OF A RIDE?

NewmanFerraraLLP

The life of a ride-share -- or "ride-hail" -- driver is far from idyllic. And, on occasion, it can be just plain dangerous.

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Worldwide: Movement Of Millionaires During 2022 - Dixcart Group Limited

Mondaq

According to New World Wealth who compiled the data for the Henley Global Citizens Report, a projected 88,000 of the world's millionaires will move to a new country by the end of the year

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IT'S A WORLD "AFTER LAUGHTER"

NewmanFerraraLLP

AFTER LAUGHTER -- a compelling new film co-written and co-directed by Adrian Burks [ @adrian_burks ] and Theodore Wright IV [ @_twiv ], and made in association with yours truly -- will be screening at the NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) Film Festival on August 27, 2022. ??

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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.

New Zealand: Job Check and Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) information - Cavell Leitch

Mondaq

This new visa is now the main vehicle for supporting migrant workers for locally engaged permanent roles

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Afghanistan dispatch: ‘under Taliban rule, Afghans are killing themselves in epidemic proportion’

JURIST

Afghan law students and young lawyers in Afghanistan have been reporting on the ground from that country since the Taliban took Kabul in August 2021. Here, one of our correspondents in Kabul considers some of the changes that have taken place in Afghanistan over the past year.

Worldwide: Attractive Lifestyle And Tax Benefits - Dixcart Group Limited

Mondaq

Surrounded by the bright blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Cyprus has always been an enticing location for high-net-worth individuals considering relocation

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Kenya dispatch: ‘Kenya is in a state of limbo at the moment’

JURIST

Aynsley Genga is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Kenya. She reports from Nairobi. . It has been five days since we in Kenya had our elections on August 9th. Five days, and still we do not know who our president is. As the wait continues, so does the pressure.

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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!

United States: Eleventh Circuit Stands Firm – No Incentive Awards For Class Representatives - BakerHostetler

Mondaq

Nearly two years after it issued its initial decision in Johnson v. NPAS Sols., LLC, in which it held incentive awards for class representatives to be per se unlawful, the United States Court of Appeals

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Justice Department Accused of Taking Attorney-Client Material at Mar-a-Lago

JonathanTurley

Fox News is reporting that the FBI seized boxes containing attorney-client privileged and potentially executive privileged material during its raid Mar-a-Lago.

United States: Infliximab Clinical Trial Updates - Goodwin Procter LLP

Mondaq

The Big Molecule Watch is monitoring clinical trial activities involving infliximab. Here we report on recent studies with Celltrion's INFLECTRA (infliximab-dyyb

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Brazil: Newsletter – Agosto/22 | Direito Tributário - Koury Lopes Advogados

Mondaq

A 2ª Turma do Superior Tribunal de Justiça (STJ) entendeu pela legitimidade de o contribuinte se creditar da diferença do ICMS pago a maior no regime de substituição tributária "para frente

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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.