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France accuses Azerbaijan of interfering in New Caledonia riots

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France accused Azerbaijan on Friday of interfering in the riots in New Caledonia and spreading anti-French rhetoric on social media, according to a report published by the French agency Viginum. Viginum alleged that Azerbaijan disseminated “manifestly inaccurate or misleading content – photo or video montages – blaming France for its handling of the situation in New Caledonia in the context of the riots.” The report came one day after French Interior Minister Gerald Darma

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“Flag-Waving at the Supreme Court: The left finds another reason to find fault with Justice Samuel Alito.”

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“Flag-Waving at the Supreme Court: The left finds another reason to find fault with Justice Samuel Alito.” This editorial appears in today’s edition of The Wall Street Journal. The post “Flag-Waving at the Supreme Court: The left finds another reason to find fault with Justice Samuel Alito.” appeared first on How Appealing.

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Peru congress rejects latest effort to impeach president Dina Boluarte

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The Peruvian Congress dismissed three motions aimed at impeaching President Dina Boluarte on Friday. Motions 11507, 11508 and 11512 were introduced primarily by opposition legislators, mainly from leftist factions, with the intent of declaring Boluarte’s “permanent moral incapacity” to serve as president. The impeachment efforts were based on Article 113.2 of the Peru Constitution, which provides for the declaration of a president’s permanent moral incapacity.

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“Alito’s Stars and Gripes: What the Justice’s upside down American flag tells us about SCOTUS’ declining legitimacy.”

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“Alito’s Stars and Gripes: What the Justice’s upside down American flag tells us about SCOTUS’ declining legitimacy.” You can access today’s new episode of Slate’s “Amicus” podcast via this link. The post “Alito’s Stars and Gripes: What the Justice’s upside down American flag tells us about SCOTUS’ declining legitimacy.” appeared first on How Appealing.

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Empower Your Firm: The Modern Guide To Litigation Financing

Litigation is expensive. Expert witnesses, depositions, staffing, and a long list of other expenses can limit your firm’s options. They strain cash flow, limit taking on new clients, and can even impact case strategy. This guide simplifies the complex world of litigation financing and compares different models and how they can impact the access to justice your firm provides to clients.

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Kenya court orders service of lawsuit opposing police deployment to Haiti

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The Kenya High Court on Friday ordered that a lawsuit seeking to prevent the government from deploying police to Haiti be served on top government officials, according to Reuters. The court scheduled the case’s hearing for June 12. Thirdway Alliance Kenya leaders Dr. Ekuru Aukot and Miruru Waweru filed the complaint on Thursday to block the police deployment, which is part of a UN-backed mission to assist Haiti’s battle against gang violence.

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Panama president-elect plans new checkpoints to control border with Colombia

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Panama’s next president José Raul Mulino announced Thursday that the forthcoming government is planning to set up new checkpoints in a thick jungle area along its southern border, which has become a dangerous segment of the path for the growing number of migrants trying to head to the US. During his proclamation as president-elect , Mulino delivered a speech outlining his government plans.

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“Just how long should a Supreme Court justice stay around?”

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“Just how long should a Supreme Court justice stay around?” David Lauter of The Los Angeles Times has this news analysis. The post “Just how long should a Supreme Court justice stay around?” appeared first on How Appealing.

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Georgia president vetoes ‘foreign agents’ law

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President of Georgia Salome Zourabichvili on Friday vetoed a controversial “foreign agents” law that has been decried as “Russian-style” legislation and has sparked massive protests in the country. Zourabichvili took to her Twitter account to announce the veto, saying, “Today, I vetoed the Russian law. This law, in its essence and spirit, is fundamentally Russian, contradicting our constitution and all European standards.

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“Samuel Alito, the Supreme Court’s Least Surprising January 6 Enthusiast; Who among us hasn’t responded to a petty neighborhood squabble by, uh, flying the preferred flag of violent insurrectionists?”

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“Samuel Alito, the Supreme Court’s Least Surprising January 6 Enthusiast; Who among us hasn’t responded to a petty neighborhood squabble by, uh, flying the preferred flag of violent insurrectionists?” Jay Willis has this essay online at Balls and Strikes. The post “Samuel Alito, the Supreme Court’s Least Surprising January 6 Enthusiast; Who among us hasn’t responded to a petty neighborhood squabble by, uh, flying the preferred flag of violent insurrectionists?

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Transforming eDiscovery: Document Summarization, Sentiment Analysis, And Chatbots Take Center Stage

A Synergistic Approach to eDiscovery In the space of eDiscovery, the convergence of document summarization, sentiment analysis, and chatbots represents a significant change in how legal professionals navigate and manage electronic information. These technologies not only expedite the review process but also empower legal teams with deeper insights into the emotional context and key information within electronic documents.

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UK sanctions companies involved in arms-for-oil trade between Russia and North Korea

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The UK government imposed a new sanction package on Friday targeting the “illicit arms-for-oil transfers between Russia and North Korea.” Three companies and one individual found “enabling” this arms-for-oil trade have been subject to the sanction package. They are the North Korean company Paekyangsan Shipping Co. Ltd, the Russian companies Vostochnaya Stevedoring Co.

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“AI Meets ‘Brown v. Board’: Friday marks the 70th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision ‘Brown v. Board of Education’; To celebrate the day, AI groups have gathered to bring new life to learning about the case.”

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“AI Meets ‘Brown v. Board’: Friday marks the 70th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision ‘Brown v. Board of Education’; To celebrate the day, AI groups have gathered to bring new life to learning about the case.” Tony Mauro recently had this post online at his “The Marble Palace Blog” at The National Law Journal.

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Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan appears virtually before court from jail

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Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan appeared virtually before the Supreme Court of Pakistan from jail on Thursday. Khan’s official X (formerly “Twitter”) handle shared the pictures from his appearance and added, “ Illegally incarcerated former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s pictures’ appear on social media after 285 days from a court hearing today.” According to local news daily Dawn , Khan appeared before the court via video link regarding ch

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“We are deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend and colleague the Honorable Gene E.K. Pratter.”

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“We are deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend and colleague the Honorable Gene E.K. Pratter.” So begins an announcement from the Judges of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania online at that court’s website. The post “We are deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend and colleague the Honorable Gene E.K.

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Recipe for a Failed CLM Implementation

Selecting and implementing CLM technology can be daunting, leading to underutilization or abandonment. Factors like provider differentiation, inadequate planning, and lack of user training contribute to these failures. Recognizing these pitfalls is crucial for successful adoption, ensuring organizations harness the full potential of CLM for streamlined contract management.

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Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, May 18, 2024

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Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, finance, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and online security, often without our situational awareness.

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University of London Professor Loses Racial Discrimination Claim Over a Recommendation of a Local Sushi Restaurant

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Professor Nana Sato-Rossberg at the University of London has lost a novel claim of racial discrimination against her superior, Provost Claire Ozanne. The offense? Ozanne simply said that Sato-Rossberg, who is Japanese, might enjoy a local sushi restaurant. Sato-Rossberg brought in internal claim alleging race discrimination, race harassment, victimization and retaliation for whistleblowing.

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A Chat With Legal Rebel Richard Granat

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Jerry Lawson spoke with Richard Granat, a lawyer, frequent speaker on legal technology, blogger, and consultant. His professional work has earned many awards, including the ABA's Legal Rebel Award, the ABA's Louis M. Brown Lifetime Achievement Award, and the ABA's James I. Keane Memorial Award. He has long been a leader in using technology to improve access to legal services.

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Tick, Tick, Tick: One Month Before the Release of “The Indispensable Right” and Early Reviews are In

JonathanTurley

We are now exactly one month from the release of my new book, The Indispensable Right: Free Speech in an Age of Rage. I am happy to share the reviews from writers, academics, journalists, and civil libertarians of the book, which is available for pre-order here. Those ordering now will have the first prints shipped to them on June 18th. I am deeply grateful to these early reviewers for their generous comments about the book.

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Contract Lifecycle Management: A Business Enabler Exploring On-Ground Challenges

CLM tools have always strived to push contract management into the digital age for almost 30 years. But the complexities of digitising a legal document are numerous. The current scenarios in business development have shown that having a fully automated CLM has become a mandate for every law firm and in-house legal department. To determine if you need a CLM system, it's essential to clearly identify the on-ground business challenges you aim to solve.

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Israel recovers bodies of three hostages in Gaza

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The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced on Friday that it retrieved the bodies of three Israeli hostages who were killed during the October 7 Hamas-led terror attacks. The IDF identified the three individuals as Itzhak Gelerenter, Amit Buskila and Shani Louk , whose bodies were kidnapped by Hamas after being confirmed dead on October 30. The IDF stated : Based on verified intelligence in our possession, Yitzhak Gelernter, Shani Louk, and Amit Buskila were murdered during the October 7 Massacre

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