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Starting A New Paralegal Career Today

Paralegal Bootcamp

We all start with reflection and goal-setting at the beginning of the year. Thinking about how the last year went, what we wished we did differently, or what we want to accomplish in the new year.

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Project Management Essentials for Law Firms in 2023

Rocket Matter

If you’re reading the Rocket Matter blog, it’s safe to say that you want your firm to succeed in 2023. And it’s only natural to assume that buying whatever project management software is popular at other firms you admire might help you meet that goal. .

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Legal Industry Slated For Robust Hiring

InHouseBlog

Think 2023 is going to be a doozy for the legal industry and its workers? Not according to all players in the field including the President of Major, Lindsey & Africa , a prominent legal recruiting firm.

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“Is the Supreme Court Changing Too Much, Too Quickly?”

HowAppealing

“Is the Supreme Court Changing Too Much, Too Quickly?” ” Andrew Coan has this post at the “Balkinization” blog. The post “Is the Supreme Court Changing Too Much, Too Quickly?” ” appeared first on How Appealing

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Buyer's Guide: Evaluating and Selecting the Best CLM Solution for Your Organization

Evaluating and selecting the right contract lifecycle management (CLM) platform can be complicated. However, by getting the right people involved, prioritizing your business needs, and testing your technology options, you can make it easier.

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Federal Judge Orders Arizona Prison Overhaul Due To Unconstitutional Conditions

The Crime Report

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Patent Law Year in Review

Patently-O

by Dennis Crouch. I just gave a short (45 min) talk about the past year in patent law. See the slides here: Patent Year in Review. Key points: Director Review and Ex Parte Lobbying : Exercising the constitutional right to petition the government via shadow request for director review. Full Scope Enablement and Written Description : Increased focus by both the USPTO and the Federal Circuit. Pending SCOTUS cases of Amgen v. Sanofi and Juno v.

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The Biggest Cases the Supreme Court Will Hear in 2023

Constitutional Law Reporter

The U.S. Supreme Court is about one-third of the way through its current term as it enters the new year. As in the past, some of the biggest cases will be heard in the final six months.

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WILL STARBUCKS GET ROASTED HERE?

NewmanFerraraLLP

Case Grounded on Fraud and Misrepresentation In mid-November, Kristie Brownell filed a proposed class action in a New York federal court against Starbucks Coffee Co. , the world’s largest coffeehouse chain.

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What's On Deck For Antitrust Enforcement In 2023

Law 360

The recently enacted Consolidated Appropriations Act brings meaningful increases in antitrust merger filing fees and other provisions that may affect the defense of merger challenges in certain circumstances this year, with more congressional focus on oversight ahead, say attorneys at Paul Weiss

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2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Contract Life Cycle Management Report

Gartner has positioned Evisort in the Visionaries Quadrant of the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contract Life Cycle Management. Read the report to learn why Evisort is a Visionary provider in the market.

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Uganda Constitutional Court declares controversial section of communications law void

JURIST

The Ugandan Constitutional Court Tuesday declared a section of the Computer Misuse Act , No. 2 of 2011 void with enforcement banned.

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Wrong Distance: Creating an Employer-Employee Relationship

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

Managing people kind of sucks; it’s one of the hardest things to do as a business owner. And, it’s hard to generate a formal employer/employee relationship, especially the first time you ever hire somebody.

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Justice weigh shifting arguments for and against immunity in Puerto Rico public-records dispute

SCOTUSBlog

Share Wednesday’s argument in Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico v.

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Reform Solitary Confinement by Addressing the Impact On Staff

The Crime Report

Recently, much attention has been focused on the horrific conditions on Rikers Island. Nearly every day, a new journalistic account emerges detailing the filthy housing conditions, the lack of hot meals, and the lack of medical and mental health care.

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Top 3 Data Privacy Challenges for Contract Compliance in 2022

The data privacy landscape is quickly becoming fragmented with dozens of new laws. Outdated compliance practices expose businesses to issues that can cost millions of dollars. Download this paper to find out how contract intelligence can help.

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HRW rights report: global community must push back against rising authoritarianism

JURIST

Human Rights Watch (HRW) Thursday released its 2023 World Report on the state of human rights. The report made clear that a rising tide of authoritarianism is a major threat to global human rights and that “unchecked authoritarian power leaves behind a sea of human suffering.”

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10 Tips That Can Help Make Your Divorce Easier for Your Children to Digest

LegalReader

Try to include your child’s other parent in activities. If a school event is going on, it can help to include your child’s other parents so they can be a part of the experience. News & Politics amicable divorce children and divorce divorce and children divorce attorney divorce lawyer

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Court allows New York to enforce new gun-control law while legal challenge proceeds

SCOTUSBlog

Share Less than seven months after a landmark decision striking down a New York law that restricted handguns in public, the Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the state – at least for now – to keep enforcing the gun-control law that the state enacted in response to that ruling.

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Phoenix PD To Accept Public Comment On Use Of Force Changes

The Crime Report

The Phoenix Police Department in Arizona is calling for public input into planned revisions to its Use of Force policy, one of a number of such revisions taking place at departments around the country. The public comment period will open next week on Tuesday, and close Tuesday, January 31.

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10 Zen Ways to Manage Cash Flows with Contract Intelligence

When you have instant access to your contract data, making strategic decisions in tough times (and good times) becomes much easier. Cash flow management especially can be a top priority for finance, procurement, and other business leaders.

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US sanctions Iranian executives for supplying drones to Russia

JURIST

The US Friday sanctioned executives and board members of Qods Aviation industries (QAI) for supplying Russia with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). The sanctions are pursuant to Executive Order (EO) 13382.

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Top 5 Pro Resume Writing Tips and Strategies

LegalReader

Writing an outstanding resume is certainly not an easy task, but following proven strategies can make the task easier. Business job hunters job hunting resume resume writing strategies resume writing tips

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Are You Making Your Employees Sick?

Attorney at Work

Ensuring a more comfortable workplace is good for employees, and that’s good for the employer, too. The post Are You Making Your Employees Sick? appeared first on Attorney at Work. Law Office Design Managing a Law Firm

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Fake Reform Won’t Fix Police Addiction To Forfeiture Cash

The Crime Report

Nursing student and single mom Stephanie Wilson will soon have a date at the Michigan Supreme Court, and she could lose her car in the process. Wayne County law enforcers seized her 2006 Saturn Ion in June 2019 and have been fighting to keep it ever since.

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6 Best Practices to Maximize Value from Vendor Contracts

With uncertainty on the rise and margins and operating budgets stretched thin, there are a range of obstacles threatening to sap value from deals with vendors. Status quo vendor contract management costs businesses millions of dollars every year. Contract Intelligence can help businesses get more value from vendor contracts.

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Federal public defenders file brief condemning no-firearm conditions imposed on criminal defendants on bail

JURIST

The Ninth Circuit Federal Public and Community Defenders Tuesday filed an amicus brief in the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals arguing that no-firearm conditions imposed on criminal defendants out on bail are unconstitutional.

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There are Many Therapeutic Uses for Psilocybin, Research Shows

LegalReader

"Magic mushrooms" may hold the key for treating treatment-resistant mental health conditions.

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The morning read for Friday, Jan. 13

SCOTUSBlog

Share Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. To suggest a piece for us to consider, email us at roundup@scotusblog.com.

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DOJ Leaders Invoke Martin Luther King Jr. In Announcement Of ‘Largest Ever’ Redlining Settlement

The Crime Report

In the days leading up to Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday and Dr. King’s birthday on Sunday, the Department of Justice has proposed a new resolution in a potentially landmark fair housing case in the Central District of California. .

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The Paralegal Coach's Playbook: Strategies for Launching a Successful Virtual Paralegal Business

Speaker: Amanda DeVincenzo, MPPA - Paralegal Business Empowerment Coach and Founder of DeVincenzo Consulting, LLC

Take the guesswork out of starting your own virtual paralegal business with proven strategies and support from an experienced paralegal business owner and business empowerment coach.