Mon.Sep 19, 2022

Intro To Social Media For Lawyers

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A brief overview of my favorite social media platforms. The post Intro To Social Media For Lawyers appeared first on Above the Law. Technology Alex Su Biglaw Social Media

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US dispatch: human rights activists protest UN visit of Philippines leader Marcos outside NYSE

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Hannah Brem is JURIST’s News Managing Editor, and a 3L at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She files this dispatch from New York City. .

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How a Voluntary Gun Law Prevents Suicides

The Crime Report

A memorial to Donna Nathan, whose suicide spurred a gun law allowing people to put themselves on a ‘Do Not Sell’, Photo by Josh Hailey. On June 26, 2018, Donna Nathan typed the words “gun stores New Orleans” into her phone and followed the GPS on her screen to the nearest firearms shop.

Jordan authorities criminalize free expression with vague and abusive laws, HRW reports

JURIST

Human Rights Watch (HRW) Monday reported that authorities in Jordan use vague laws to criminalise key civil freedoms like the freedoms of speech, association and assembly in an effort to quash political dissent.

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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!

Police Suicides: Silence is No Longer an Answer

The Crime Report

The landscape shifted slightly but significantly for policing this summer. Thanks in part to the tireless advocacy of Erin Smith—whose husband, D.C. Metropolitan Police Officer Jeffrey Smith, died by suicide days after being assaulted during the January 6 attack on the U.S.

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Prison Telecom Company Scheme Prompts New FCC Guidelines, Millions in Refunds

The Crime Report

Global Tel Link (GTL), one of the largest prison technology providers in the country, must pay $67 million in refunds and credits after a 2015 class-action lawsuit revealed that the company had seized $121 million from users’ prepaid accounts that were fraudulently deemed inactive after only 90 days, Protocol reports.

Music Mondays: Warner Music Sues Bang Energy Over TikTok Advertising Videos

The Hollywood Lawyer

Warner Music Group is seeking damages in a current lawsuit against Bang Energy, the third-best-selling energy drink in the U.S., and its CEO Jack Owoc.

After Civil War, Racist System of Convict Leasing Provided Foundations for Big Business

The Crime Report

In a new episode of the Reveal podcast Saturday, reporters from the Associated Press and the Center for Investigative Reporting dug into the history of convict leasing after the ‘end’ of slavery in the U.S.

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Taiwan extends ‘sincere appreciation’ to Biden after president states US would defend Taiwan from Chinese attack

JURIST

The Taiwan Foreign Ministry Monday extended its “ sincere appreciation” to US President Joe Biden for promising that the US would defend Taiwan from an unprecedented Chinese attack if necessary.

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.

Federal Appeals Court Restricts Social Media Companies’ Right to Moderate Content

The Crime Report

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Russia missile nearly strikes nuclear plant in Ukraine

JURIST

The Ukraine Ministry for Defense Monday reported that a Russian missile attempted to strike the South Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant in the Mykolaiv region. Authorities estimate that the missiles landed just 300 metres away from the plant.

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Tennessee Republicans Tie Memphis Murder, Rapekit Backlog to Proposed Crime Bill 

The Crime Report

Republicans and Democrats in Tennessee are calling for funding to speed up DNA testing in criminal cases while political leaders debate how to respond to violence across the state.

EU dispatch: European Commission president stresses support for Ukraine, energy challenges in 2022 ‘State of the Union’

JURIST

Law students from the European Union are reporting for JURIST on law-related events in and affecting the European Union and its member states.

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.

San Diego DA Launches Web Chat for Victims of Identity Crime

The Crime Report

The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office has added a link to a live chat feature on its website that offers instant assistance with identity theft, identity fraud, data breaches and related issues, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Czech Republic calls for war-crimes tribunal after mass graves discovered in Ukraine

JURIST

Czech Republic’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Saturday called for “ the speedy establishment of a special international tribunal that will prosecute the crime of aggression” after the discovery of mass graves left by Russian forces in Izyum, Ukraine.

Study: People With Disabilities Twice as Likely to be Victims of Violent Crime in Australian State

The Crime Report

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“Adnan Syed walks out of Baltimore courthouse after judge overturns his 1999 murder conviction”

HowAppealing

“Adnan Syed walks out of Baltimore courthouse after judge overturns his 1999 murder conviction”: Alex Mann and Lee O. Sanderlin of The Baltimore Sun have this report. The post “Adnan Syed walks out of Baltimore courthouse after judge overturns his 1999 murder conviction” appeared first on How Appealing

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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.

Arizona Border Human Remains Recovery Surges As Region Experiences Extreme Heat

The Crime Report

“Cancer victims urge court to end J&J bankruptcy roadblock to lawsuits”

HowAppealing

“Cancer victims urge court to end J&J bankruptcy roadblock to lawsuits”: Dietrich Knauth of Reuters has this report. Daniel Gill of Bloomberg Law reports that “ J&J Talc Bankruptcy ‘Bad Faith’ Claims Go Before Third Circuit.” ” Brian Mann of NPR reports that “ J&J tried to block lawsuits from 40,000 cancer patients. A court wants answers.”

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Don’t Trust The ‘Purge Law’ Hype: Getting Rid Of Cash Bond Is Not The End Of The World

Above The Law

You do not have to cancel your trip to go touch The Bean™ because of bail reform, ladies and gents. The post Don’t Trust The ‘Purge Law’ Hype: Getting Rid Of Cash Bond Is Not The End Of The World appeared first on Above the Law.

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“Kagan warns the Supreme Court must ‘act like a court’ to keep Americans’ faith; After a decision overturning Roe v. Wade in June, some justices on the Supreme Court have been speaking out about public reaction to the ruling”

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“Kagan warns the Supreme Court must ‘act like a court’ to keep Americans’ faith; After a decision overturning Roe v. Wade in June, some justices on the Supreme Court have been speaking out about public reaction to the ruling”: John Fritze of USA Today has this report. The post “Kagan warns the Supreme Court must ‘act like a court’ to keep Americans’ faith; After a decision overturning Roe v.

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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!

AI For Lawyers: Understanding And Preparing For The Future Of Law

Above The Law

The inevitable evolution of artificial intelligence means that lawyers will need to keep up with the latest developments and learn how to use AI to their advantage. The post AI For Lawyers: Understanding And Preparing For The Future Of Law appeared first on Above the Law.

“A landmark Supreme Court fight over social media now looks likely; The stakes are high because of the increasingly dominant role platforms such as Twitter and Facebook play in American democracy and elections”

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“A landmark Supreme Court fight over social media now looks likely; The stakes are high because of the increasingly dominant role platforms such as Twitter and Facebook play in American democracy and elections”: Robert Barnes and Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post have this report.

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School Prayer Coach Told Supreme Court He Wanted His Job Back… He Hasn’t Bothered To Show Up

Above The Law

This should shock no one at all. The post School Prayer Coach Told Supreme Court He Wanted His Job Back… He Hasn’t Bothered To Show Up appeared first on Above the Law. Courts Establishment Clause Legal Ethics Paul Clement Supreme Court

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“The Supreme Court Gets a Chance to Revisit America’s Imperialist Past; A trio of American Samoan plaintiffs are asking the high court to end their status as second-class citizens”

HowAppealing

“The Supreme Court Gets a Chance to Revisit America’s Imperialist Past; A trio of American Samoan plaintiffs are asking the high court to end their status as second-class citizens”: Matt Ford has this essay online at The New Republic. The post “The Supreme Court Gets a Chance to Revisit America’s Imperialist Past; A trio of American Samoan plaintiffs are asking the high court to end their status as second-class citizens” appeared first on How Appealing

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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.