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The Pros and Cons of Going Solo vs. Large Firm

Paralegal Bootcamp

Are you a paralegal trying to decide on working at a solo vs large firm? Applying for your first or early-career legal positions may be a little daunting. A little research, introspection, and narrowing the field will assist in targeting your search. Decide Where You Want to Work.

How Natural are Arbitrary Rights Now?

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Truly natural rights wouldn't be subject to cancellation by governments, armies or circumstance, which is how you know ours are merely arbitrary. Civil Rights Featured Article News & Politics 3rd amendment 4th amendment 9th amendment Bucha climate crisis ecosystem Ecuador Griswold v.

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Greater than Holmes? The life and legacy of John Marshall Harlan

SCOTUSBlog

Share There is no man in this country to whom the colored race is more indebted. — Washington Bee (Oct. 21, 1911) (an African American newspaper).

Georgia Judge Grants Joey Watkins's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus

EvidenceProf Blog

Today, Judge Don W. Thompson of the Superior Court of Walker County granted Joey Watkins's petition for writ of habeas corpus, meaning that Joey's conviction for murdering Isaac Dawkins has been tossed. Here is Judge Thompson's opinion. The State now

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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.

Peru dispatch: food and fuel protests highlight dissatisfaction with Castillo government

JURIST

Anjana Meza is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Lima, and a law student in the Facultad de Derecho, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

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It Can Happen to Anyone

LegalTalkNetwork

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” – Luke 6:31. Believe it or not, wrongful convictions can happen to anyone. Innocent people go to prison all the time for crimes they didn’t commit. All anyone has to do is be in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Undisclosed Mega-Update Thread 9

EvidenceProf Blog

Yesterday, Judge Don W. Thompson of the Superior Court of Walker County granted Joey Watkins's petition for writ of habeas corpus, meaning that Joey's conviction for murdering Isaac Dawkins has been tossed. Given this terrific turn of events, I wanted

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Russia shuts down Amnesty International, HRW offices

JURIST

Russia’s Ministry of Justice Friday canceled the registration of Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch (HRW) and 13 other international organisations citing “ the discovery of violations of the current legislation of the Russian Federation.”

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1,849 Lost Years: Exonerees in 2021

The Crime Report

Muhammad Aziz, 83, convicted of the murder of Malcolm X in 1965, was among the 161 individuals exonerated last year.

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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.

Disability Lawsuits: From on the Streets to Online

LegalReader

No matter what type of accessibility lawsuit it is, many defendants choose to fix the compliance problem and settle out of court, since it’s the less costly option.

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The Shakespeare docket: Breyer hears argument on tricks, trysts, and defamation

SCOTUSBlog

Share Presiding over the Corte Suprema di Cassazione on Monday night, Justice Stephen Breyer took the bench for his last case as a 16th century judge before his planned retirement this summer. The spring mock trial at the Shakespeare Theatre Company, “A Hero Defamed?

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ICC chief prosecutor visits Bucha as court investigates alleged war crimes in Ukraine

JURIST

International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Karim Khan Wednesday told reporters during his visit to Bucha that “Ukraine is a crime scene” as the court continues its investigation into alleged war crimes in the country.

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Texas Launches Statewide Program to Prevent Police Officer Suicides

The Crime Report

The Caruth Police Institute at University of North Texas-Dallas has launched a program to prevent law enforcement suicide in Texas, reports CBS News.

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Recovering from a Cyber Attack

Speaker: Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies

If your organization stores data and is connected to the Internet, it is not a matter of “if” a cyber-security incident will happen; but rather, “when” this will occur. Organizations protecting their data is no longer “recommended;” it’s necessary.

Law Firm Web Design: Which Comes First — Design or Content?

Attorney at Work

Were you put in charge of leading your law firm’s new website? Do you have a team, an assistant, or you’re “it”? Law firm web design is scary. Have you even figured out how to start tackling this Herculean undertaking? Relax. Take a deep breath.

Another look at qualified immunity

SCOTUSBlog

Share The Relist Watch column examines cert petitions that the Supreme Court has “relisted” for its upcoming conference. A short explanation of relists is available here.

Murder charge dropped against Texas woman for alleged ‘self-induced abortion’

JURIST

The district attorney for Starr County, Texas, Sunday announced that a murder charge would be dismissed against a woman in connection with a “self-induced abortion.” ” “In reviewing applicable Texas law, it is clear that Ms.

Feds Move to Reduce Public Housing Barriers for Ex-Incarcerees

The Crime Report

Photo courtesy HUD. As part of a wider effort led by the White House to advance racial equity, U.S.

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Dominate Your Local Market With These 4 Reputation Management Strategies

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Lindsay Harrison, and Erin O'Brien

Did you know that 4 out of 5 consumers use local search and 88% use smartphones for those searches? With that in mind, I think it's safe to say your online presence is the silver bullet of your business. Think about the revenue you could be missing by not prioritizing local search optimization. Fortunately, there are a handful of steps you can take right now that will immediately impact your business's pace in local search, and we're happy to share them.

Catching Up With Briefcatch – A Superpowered Editing Tool

My Shingle

Back in 2018, I reviewed Briefcatch, a supercool word add-on editing tool invented by legal writing guru Ross Guberman that that makes intelligent proofing and style suggestions and assigns a grade to your writing.

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Lawyer Tech Tips: Productivity and Connectivity Tools

Attorney at Work

Which apps and connectivity tools do you use to stay productive and focused — and are they working? Having entered the second quarter of 2022, more than a few of us are wondering whether to upgrade our productivity toolbox.

Pakistan Parliament votes to remove Prime Minister Imran Khan

JURIST

The Parliament of Pakistan Sunday voted to remove Imran Khan from the position of Prime Minister, due to allegations of mismanaging the economy and mishandling the country’s foreign policy.

Prison’s Wounded Healers

The Crime Report

Shawanna Vaughn fights prisons with equal amounts of forgiveness and fury. The forgiveness she offers is one that she hopes everyone will embrace — one that sees people who have committed harm as wounded, not evil, and that can become the basis for prioritizing healing over punishment.

A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

Court to scrutinize disparate fees under Constitution’s bankruptcy clause

SCOTUSBlog

Share Monday’s argument in Siegel v.

Enterprise Legal Management Software Boosts Law Firm Productivity

LegalReader

Enterprise legal management solution gives you a centralized system for working with simplified document organization and collaboration tools. Business elm ELM software enterprise legal management legal technology 2022 process automation

ECHR rules Croatia violated human rights through prolonged compulsory psychiatric treatment

JURIST

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Thursday ruled that by subjecting a man to prolonged compulsory psychiatric treatment, Croatia had violated his right to liberty and security under Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights. The applicant, Luka Mikli?,

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Can Blockchain Technology Protect Seniors from Cyberscammers?

The Crime Report

Did you hear the one about the 80-year old Pennsylvania woman who paid $25,000 in taxes on lottery winnings for a lottery that never existed? Or the senior who lost $250,000 to psychic scams? How about the concerned grandpa who posted bail money for his grandson who was never arrested?

Building a 5-Star Online Reputation for Your Business

Speaker: Brent Werbeck, GetMoreReviews Co-Founder

Trying to figure out how to turn your happy customer’s comments into 5 star reviews may seem like a daunting task. From internal feedback to Google reviews, what is "really" the way to go? Join Brent Werbeck, Co-Founder of Get More Reviews, in this discussion of how to foster and grow your business's 5-star online reputation.