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6 Paralegal Tips to Reduce Stress

Paralegal Bootcamp

Living in a post-pandemic world leaves us all vulnerable to paralegal burnout. In the legal profession specifically, many paralegals work day and night to adapt to the new challenges exposed by the pandemic.

Decolonizing the Justice System

The Crime Report

Photo courtesy QOR Museum via Flickr. One of the first jury cases I tried as a young defender, nearly 50 years ago, involved a grumpy middle-aged District of Columbia resident named Edward, who was charged by the United States Attorney’s office with the crime of Possession of Numbers Slips.

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Uber and Lyft drivers file class-action lawsuit to block price fixing

JURIST

Uber and Lyft drivers Tuesday initiated a class-action lawsuit alleging that the two companies engaged in price fixing which “increase[d] customer prices even while suppressing driver pay.”

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Usury – historical references and bankruptcy

Diane Drain

Usury – historical references and bankruptcy. USURY can be traced back 4,000 years. It has always been despised, condemned, restricted or banned by moral, ethical, legal or religious entities.

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!

New Mexico AOC Issues Website RFP

CourtTechBulletin

The Administrative Office of the Courts is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to redesign the website of the New Mexico Judiciary (www.nmcourts.gov).

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China announces ban on industrial projects to combat climate change in key zones

JURIST

China Friday announced that it will ban new steel, coking, oil refining, cement, and glass projects in key zones to combat climate change by lowering pollution and carbon emissions. The plan establishes a zoning system to reduce carbon emissions.

The Graying of America’s Prison Population

The Crime Report

Despite a decline in prison populations over the last 15 years, the number of people serving sentences of life without parole (LWOP) has continued to grow.

Why Is Sonia Sotomayor Trying To Redeem Clarence Thomas?

Above The Law

Let's focus on the actual law, shall we? The post Why Is Sonia Sotomayor Trying To Redeem Clarence Thomas? appeared first on Above the Law. Courts Alito Leak Clarence Thomas SCOTUS Sonia Sotomayor Supreme Court

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Court strikes down Maine’s ban on using public funds at religious schools

SCOTUSBlog

Share The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that Maine violated the Constitution when it refused to make public funding available for students to attend schools that provide religious instruction.

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.

Ukraine parliament ratifies Istanbul Convention in move to curb violence against women

JURIST

Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada Monday ratified the Council of Europe’s Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (“ Istanbul Convention “).

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25 Years After Court Ruling, Released Sex Offenders Endure ‘Shadow Prisons’

The Crime Report

On June 23 1997, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Kansas v. Hendricks , upheld the practice of detaining people convicted of sexual offenses beyond prison sentences under the guise of treatment.

Cafeteria… I Mean, Constitutional Sheriffs Promise To Pick And Choose When Laws Matter

Above The Law

The problem? Rather than provide a rigorous understanding of our founding document itself, officers are trained on how it may be applied in caselaw.' - Some dude about to make a bunch of § 1986 violations.

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Divided court rejects death-row prisoner’s attempt to gather neurological evidence

SCOTUSBlog

Share The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt another blow to prisoners challenging their state-court convictions and sentences in federal court. In a 5-4 decision in Shoop v.

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.

Jury sides with Bayer subsidiary over claim herbicide chemical caused cancer

JURIST

Bayer subsidiary Monsanto Saturday announced that a jury sided with it in a claim that glyphosate, the active chemical in its Roundup herbicide, caused a person’s cancer. According to the company, the jury reached a unanimous verdict.

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Honolulu Firefighters Will Now Carry Narcan

LegalReader

Hawaii firefighters will be trained in administering naloxone in the case of opioid overdoses.

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Supreme Court Opens Floodgates To Taxpayer-Funded Religious Schools

Above The Law

So much for 'original.'. The post Supreme Court Opens Floodgates To Taxpayer-Funded Religious Schools appeared first on Above the Law. Courts Education / Schools First Amendment Religion Supreme Court

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Supreme Court overturns constitutional right to abortion

SCOTUSBlog

Share This article was updated on June 24 at 11:43 a.m. The Supreme Court on Friday eliminated the constitutional right to obtain an abortion, casting aside 49 years of precedent that began with Roe v.

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.

US Supreme Court overturns landmark Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision

JURIST

The US Supreme Court ruled 6-3 Friday in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization that there is no constitutional right to abortion, overturning the landmark decisions in Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey.

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Forgive Us Our Debts

Diane Drain

RELIGION AND BANKRUPTCY. Bankruptcy has its roots in religion. No one should avoid dealing with debt because of misunderstandings about religious or ethical considerations. It is NOT shameful to seek relief from crushing debt! …Forgive Us Our Debts… by O. Max Gardner, Attorney at Law.

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Kevin McCarthy’s Mistake Handling The January 6 Committee

Above The Law

Watch the hearings with litigator's eyes. Could any points could be scored on cross-examination, if anyone were playing the cross-examiner’s role? The post Kevin McCarthy’s Mistake Handling The January 6 Committee appeared first on Above the Law.

Justices validate denial of insurance coverage for outpatient dialysis

SCOTUSBlog

Share Tuesday’s opinion in Marietta Memorial Hospital Employee Health Benefit Plan v. DaVita Inc.

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.

Ukraine dispatch: Hague trial of suspects accused in Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 downing adjourned until September

JURIST

Ukrainian law students and young lawyers are reporting for JURIST on national and international developments in and affecting Ukraine. This dispatch is from Anastasiia Rozvadovska, a recent graduate of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

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LGBTQ Community Victimized by Increased Threats, Violence

The Crime Report

A spate of right-wing and internet hate has marked June’s Pride celebrations, prompting cancellations of numerous Pride events, especially ones for transgender rights or that included drag performances, reports NBC News.

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Nice Bankroll You Got There. Be A Shame If You Had The Right To Remain Silent.

Above The Law

Hopefully the police would at least give you a couple of frequent flyer miles. The post Nice Bankroll You Got There. Be A Shame If You Had The Right To Remain Silent. appeared first on Above the Law. Government 4th Amendment Airports Michigan Police Search and Seizure

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In 6-3 ruling, court strikes down New York’s concealed-carry law

SCOTUSBlog

Share This article was updated on June 23 at 12:03 p.m. The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a New York handgun-licensing law that required New Yorkers who want to carry a handgun in public to show a special need to defend themselves.

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.