Fri.Jul 01, 2022

Flawed Justice

The Crime Report

The American criminal justice system is flawed, perhaps incurably so. That is the lasting legacy of the September 1971 Attica Prison Riot and the February 1980 New Mexico State Penitentiary Riot—the two most violent inmate riots in American penal history.

EU court rules against Lithuanian law ordering detention of asylum seekers

JURIST

The Court of Justice of the European Union Thursday held that Lithuanian law ordering the automatic detention of asylum seekers was inconsistent with EU law.

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Truck Accident in Fort Lauderdale? Who’s Liable for Damages?

LegalReader

Blown tires are another major cause of truck accidents.

Afghanistan dispatch: The Taliban’s new bar exam procedures and the notable absence of new women attorneys

JURIST

Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation on the ground since the Taliban takeover. Here, a young lawyer in Kabul reports on the complications Taliban governance has wrought for young lawyers wishing to regain their rights to practice in the country.

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!

Everything You Need to Know About Shredding Your Office Documents

LegalReader

Everyone should shred documents at least every few months. Business documents documents released legal documents paper shredding services shredder

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The dangers of judicial cherry-picking

SCOTUSBlog

Share This article is part of a symposium on the court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Cari Jackson is director of spiritual care and activism for the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice. She is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and earned a J.D.

US Supreme Court denies Alaska Airlines petition for exemption from state labor laws

JURIST

The Supreme Court of the United States declined to hear a challenge by Alaska Airlines Inc. seeking an exemption from a California law mandating meal and rest breaks during flights, letting stand a previous decision that sided with flight attendants in a battle over federal and state labor laws.

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Someone Kidnapped Jonathan Turley And Replaced Him With The Dumbest Person On Earth Who Also Happens To Be Jonathan Turley

Above The Law

Jonathan Turleys say the darnedest things! The post Someone Kidnapped Jonathan Turley And Replaced Him With The Dumbest Person On Earth Who Also Happens To Be Jonathan Turley appeared first on Above the Law.

Retail Workers Fear Holiday Upsurge of Violence, Thefts

The Crime Report

As the nation heads into a holiday weekend, retail workers are on high alert for thefts and or acts of violence in their stores. Others are leaving the profession altogether.

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.

Federalist Society Being Targeted For Their Role In Overturning Roe

Above The Law

FedSoc is responsible for this mess. The post Federalist Society Being Targeted For Their Role In Overturning <em>Roe</em> appeared first on Above the Law. Courts Abortion Federalist Society FedSoc Leonard Leo Protests

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“The force of the Supreme Court’s right turn has shaken the country”

HowAppealing

“The force of the Supreme Court’s right turn has shaken the country”: Joan Biskupic of CNN have this report

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Death To American Exceptionalism

Above The Law

For the nation to survive, its inflated ego must die. The post Death To American Exceptionalism appeared first on Above the Law. Government Abortion Rights Authoritarianism Democracy Fascism LGBT rights Supreme Court

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Advancements in climate rights in courts around the world

Law Columbia

By Maria Antonia Tigre. While the United States Supreme Court yesterday delivered a major setback to the EPA’s ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions in West Virginia. EPA , courts in other countries this week have issued decisions that demonstrate that courts worldwide remain an important forum for the potential advancement of climate rights. Youth case at the European Court of Human Rights moves forward.

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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.

Getting To No

Above The Law

How lawyers think, and why it’s killing Biglaw. The post Getting To No appeared first on Above the Law. Biglaw Entrepreneurship James Goodnow Technology

Law Firm Marketing Software Intaker Now Integrates with the MyCase Practice Management Platform

LawSites

Intaker , a marketing automation platform for law firms, now integrates with the practice management platform MyCase , so that every lead that comes in to a firm through an Intaker chat is automatically added to MyCase.

The Failed Coup On January 6th, 2021 Is A Distraction…

Above The Law

Many scholars consider a coup successful when the usurpers seize and hold power for at least seven days. These judges have a lifetime appointment. The post The Failed Coup On January 6th, 2021 Is A Distraction… appeared first on Above the Law. Courts Capitol riot Dobbs v.

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Multi-Layer Security: Two-Factor Authentication Alone Won’t Thwart Today’s Determined Cyberthieves

Attorney at Work

Two-factor authentication is required for online security, but it’s not enough. You will need multi-layer security to keep your law firm’s valuables safe from cyber-bandits. .

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.

That Woman Wasn’t Even In The Room When Rudy Asked For That Pardon He Never Asked For!

Above The Law

Now, can we interest you in some exceptionally hideous footwear? The post That Woman Wasn’t Even In The Room When Rudy Asked For That Pardon He Never Asked For! appeared first on Above the Law. Government Capitol riot Crime Rudy Giuliani

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“A Transformative Term at the Most Conservative Supreme Court in Nearly a Century; The blockbuster decisions — on abortion, guns, religion and climate — told part of the story; But the court’s abrupt rightward shift ran through its entire docket”

HowAppealing

“A Transformative Term at the Most Conservative Supreme Court in Nearly a Century; The blockbuster decisions — on abortion, guns, religion and climate — told part of the story; But the court’s abrupt rightward shift ran through its entire docket”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report

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Management Might Be Happy If Associates And Partners Leave Law Firms For Certain Positions

Above The Law

Some doors closing can lead to windows opening, like the deposit window at the bank. The post Management Might Be Happy If Associates And Partners Leave Law Firms For Certain Positions appeared first on Above the Law. Small Law Firms Jordan Rothman Partner Departures Partner Issues

“New York Fights Back on Guns and Abortion After Supreme Court Rulings; Lawmakers passed measures that would prohibit concealed weapons in many public places, as well as an amendment that would initiate the process of enshrining the right to abortion in the state constitution”

HowAppealing

“New York Fights Back on Guns and Abortion After Supreme Court Rulings; Lawmakers passed measures that would prohibit concealed weapons in many public places, as well as an amendment that would initiate the process of enshrining the right to abortion in the state constitution”: Jonah E. Bromwich and Nicholas Fandos of The New York Times have this report

10 Must-Have Features of Plaintiff Personal Injury Case Management Software

This free guide covers the “10 Must-have Features of Personal Injury Case Management Software” that trial attorneys and paralegals should have top of mind when deciding to choose (or switch) to a new legal software.

What Will The Roberts Court’s Most Lasting Legacy Be?

Above The Law

A strong argument can be made that the most lasting legacy will be pushing policy in the direction of protecting conservative religious liberty interests. The post What Will The Roberts Court’s Most Lasting Legacy Be? appeared first on Above the Law.

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“Supreme Court murders stare decisis. Alea iacta est.”

HowAppealing

“Supreme Court murders stare decisis. Alea iacta est.” Columnist Dana Milbank has this essay online at The Washington Post

You Can Kiss Precedent Goodbye Thanks To The Supreme Court’s Conservative Majority

Above The Law

Stare decisis only matters when it’s convenient for this version of the high court. The post You Can Kiss Precedent Goodbye Thanks To The Supreme Court’s Conservative Majority appeared first on Above the Law. Courts Conservatives Precedent Quote of the Day Supreme Court

“Dobbs Is Not the Only Reason to Question the Legitimacy of the Supreme Court”

HowAppealing

“Dobbs Is Not the Only Reason to Question the Legitimacy of the Supreme Court”: Columnist Ezra Klein has this essay online at The New York Times

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The Law Firm Billing Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Automated Billing

This guide uncovers how automated billing creates efficient processes that optimize time, improve billing accuracy, and meet current client demands in the legal marketplace.