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Moving a Client from ‘Satisfied’ to ‘Loyal’

Attorney at Work

Sally Schmidt | Turning satisfied clients into loyal clients will make your practice more profitable and enjoyable. The post Moving a Client from ‘Satisfied’ to ‘Loyal’ appeared first on Attorney at Work.

Law Society of England and Wales: Iran must respect human rights of lawyers

JURIST

The Law Society of England and Wales Tuesday called for Iranian authorities to comply with international legal obligations to respect fundamental human rights.

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“The Impossibility of Principled Originalism”

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“The Impossibility of Principled Originalism”: Eric Segall has this blog post at “Dorf on Law.” ” The post “The Impossibility of Principled Originalism” appeared first on How Appealing

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US court denies motion to dismiss antitrust claims against turkey suppliers

JURIST

The US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Monday denied a motion brought by turkey suppliers Butterball LLC, Cargill, Inc. and Perdue Farms, Inc. to dismiss an antitrust lawsuit brought by a group of plaintiffs including supermarket company Winn-Dixie.

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8 Benefits of Automatic Lawyer Time-Tracking Software

Automatic lawyer time-tracking software captures all the work you do, eliminating the need to manually track your time. This guide will help you: See how Automatic Time Tracking can benefit your firm. Learn how your firm can start saving hours every day. Then, spend all that time focused on your clients.

Prison Contractor Accused of Billing Texas Millions for Treatment Programs It Didn’t Provide

The Crime Report

One of the country’s largest private prison companies has defrauded Texas by collecting millions of dollars for in-prison therapeutic programming it hasn’t provided during the pandemic, a new complaint filed with the state auditor claims.

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Missouri Christian Camp Sued For Fraud After 2010 Child Sexual Abuse Case

The Crime Report

Logan Yandell, 27, filed a lawsuit last week against Kanakuk, a Christian sports camp in Branson, Missouri, accusing the camp of lying about its knowledge of abuse by former camp counselor Pete Newman when he settled a child sexual abuse suit with the camp over a decade ago, Gregory Holman reports for KSMU.

Ohio Man Wins $45m Settlement in Wrongful Imprisonment Lawsuit

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Dean Gillespie spent 20 years in prison for a series of rapes he did commit not after Miami Township police officials suppressed evidence that would have shown he was camping in another state when the crimes were committed.

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NYC Gay Bar Owner Calls Out NYPD For Lack Of Action On Vandalism Attacks

The Crime Report

The owner of Vera, a gay bar in Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood, spoke out against the NYPD’s handling of vandalism after a brick was thrown through the bar’s window Saturday night, the third time in one week, Jake Offenhartz reports for Gothamist.

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What to Do if a Cruise Ship Passenger Goes Missing

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Falling overboard is sadly a leading cause of cruise ship disappearances. Lawsuits & Litigation cruise cruise line Cruise Passengers cruise ship lawyers Cruise Ship Safety

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.

Family of Capitol Officer Who Committed Suicide Awarded Line-of-Duty Benefits

The Crime Report

Former U.S. Capitol Police Officer Howard C. Liebengood’s family won the first claim under the recently passed Public Safety Officer Support Act on Tuesday. Liebengood committed suicide in the days after working when rioters stormed the Capitol on Jan.

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Reynen Court, ‘App Store of Legal,’ Reduces Staff, Tells Vendors They Could See Service Delays

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Reynen Court , the so-called app store of law, is reducing its headcount, cutting expenses, and telling vendors on its platform they might experience service delays. But Andrew D.

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US Supreme Court denies challenge to local employee benefit laws

JURIST

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Monday denied a petition concerning federal preemption of a local law requiring employee health benefits.

Mini Village To House Recently Incarcerated Men Launches In New Jersey

The Crime Report

In Bridgeton, New Jersey six transitional housing tiny homes were completed last week as part of Hope Village, a mini village with 100 square foot homes that are fully ready to move into and uniquely designed.

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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.

Malta parliament weighs bill permitting abortion in cases of medical emergency

JURIST

Malta’s parliament began discussions on Monday to end a total ban on abortions. If passed, the bill would allow abortions if the health of a pregnant person is in “grave jeopardy.”

Lousiana Man Convicted For Multiple Bombings

The Crime Report

A federal jury convicted Lousiana Man Daniel Aikens, 40 on eight illegal explosive charges for carrying out multiple bombings in the state, Bjorn Morfin reports for KLFY. Aikens carried out his first two bombings in 2019.

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US rights group calls for regulation of police drone use

JURIST

The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) Monday published a report detailing the increased usage of drones by New York government agencies and called for reform and civilian protections.

Senior U.S. District Judge Larry Alan Burns (S.D. Cal.) recuses from resentencings in two cases on remand from the Ninth Circuit based on disagreement with the appellate court’s decisions in the cases

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Senior U.S. District Judge Larry Alan Burns (S.D. recuses from resentencings in two cases on remand from the Ninth Circuit based on disagreement with the appellate court’s decisions in the cases: You can access last week’s recusal decision at this link. I suspect that this sort of recusal happens quite rarely, which is why I thought it worth noting here. The post Senior U.S. District Judge Larry Alan Burns (S.D.

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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.

India dispatch: Gujarat state lawyers association goes on strike, saying High Court judge’s transfer offends rule of law

JURIST

Indian law students are reporting for JURIST on law-related developments in and affecting India. This dispatch is from Vedika Chawla, a second-year student at the National Law University, Delhi.

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“Mother of Slain Professor Dan Markel Says There’s No Time Limit on Grief”

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“Mother of Slain Professor Dan Markel Says There’s No Time Limit on Grief”: Naomi Feinstein of Miami New Times has this report. The post “Mother of Slain Professor Dan Markel Says There’s No Time Limit on Grief” appeared first on How Appealing

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US railway strike looms as union members fail to approve tentative labor deal

JURIST

Members of two leading railway unions Monday split their vote to approve or reject a tentative labor deal reached on September 15.

“Congratulations To The 2023 Bristow Fellows; Gender diversity, yes — this is the first majority-female class since 2017 — but law school diversity, no”

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“Congratulations To The 2023 Bristow Fellows; Gender diversity, yes — this is the first majority-female class since 2017 — but law school diversity, no”: David Lat has this post at his “Original Jurisdiction” Substack site. The post “Congratulations To The 2023 Bristow Fellows; Gender diversity, yes — this is the first majority-female class since 2017 — but law school diversity, no” appeared first on How Appealing

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Getting Automated: An End-to-End Guide to Law Firm Automation

This guide is designed to help you understand and overcome your automation gap so you can offload all the work you don't want to do onto a cloud-based platform. We'll walk through all the tasks your firm can automate, how to implement automation and measure your success.

Alabama Deputy Sheriff Cleared By A Grand Jury In Traffic Stop Shooting

The Crime Report

In Moulton, Alabama, an unnamed Lawrence County deputy sheriff was cleared by a grand jury of any wrongful action after a car chase ended in the death of a suspect of a purported traffic violation.

“Gov. Gretchen Whitmer makes historic pick for Michigan Supreme Court vacancy”

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“Gov. Gretchen Whitmer makes historic pick for Michigan Supreme Court vacancy”: Craig Mauger of The Detroit News has an article that begins, “Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has chosen state Rep. Kyra Harris Bolden to fill a seat on the Michigan Supreme Court, making her the first Black woman to serve on the state’s high court.” ” And Arpan Lobo of The Detroit Free Press reports that “ Whitmer to name Kyra Harris Bolden to fill Michigan Supreme Court vacancy.”

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Georgetown University Center On NatSec Picked To Lead War Crime Investigation Effort

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“A History of Violence: Why does Alabama keep botching executions?”

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“A History of Violence: Why does Alabama keep botching executions?” ” Elizabeth Bruenig has this article online at The Atlantic. The post “A History of Violence: Why does Alabama keep botching executions?” ” appeared first on How Appealing

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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!