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40 Wellness Tips For Lawyers

InHouseBlog

Wellness tips for lawyers are in great demand for a profession that has struggled with the health and wellbeing of its members. And the pandemic has not made the situation better , and for many it has made things much worse.

Just Sign Here—Or Anywhere, Really: Why E-Signatures Are a Game Changer for Law Firms

Rocket Matter

The story behind John Hancock’s huge, flamboyant signature across the bottom of the Declaration of Independence is one of the most well-known tales of the American Revolution.

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From Retribution to ‘Healing’: Changing How We Help Crime Survivors

The Crime Report

Philadelphia women mark National Day of Remembrance for Homicide Victims. Sept 2021. Photo courtesy Mothers in Charge. Violence is contagious. Those who are victims of crime are more likely to commit it.

New report reveals press freedom nearly eradicated in Hong Kong

JURIST

A new report released Tuesday warns that press freedom in Hong Kong has been almost entirely curtailed by a government crackdown, creating a space for pro-Beijing, pro-government media.

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.

Registration for eCourts 2022 Opens

CourtTechBulletin

As we have been sifting through session proposals and ideas for how to make a great conference, we realized the conference theme is obvious: We have all been living The Great Shift. The Great Shift has so many facets: Read more ». Announcements Conferences Court Technology (General

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Defending the Presumption of Innocence

The Crime Report

Photo by Sal Falk via Flickr. In a rare bipartisan vote, the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this month overwhelmingly agreed to stop the unconscionable practice of enhancing a federal offender’s sentence based on conduct for which the offender was previously acquitted.

Top EU court allows consumer body to challenge Meta over data protection violation

JURIST

The European Union’s top court Thursday ruled that the consumer protection association may bring representative action against Big Tech over infringements of laws protecting personal data.

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In the case of the praying football coach, both sides invoke religious freedom

SCOTUSBlog

Share Joseph Kennedy had never coached football when Bremerton High School, a public school near Seattle, Washington, hired him in 2008. He was too small to play in high school, and his football experience was limited to playing for two years while he was in Hawaii serving in the Marines.

Libraries around the world are helping safeguard Ukrainian books and culture

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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.

Your Florida Drinking Water May Be Killing You

LegalReader

Tri-halomethanes appear during water treatment with chlorine and other disinfectants. Lawsuits & Litigation personal injury personal injury attorneys personal injury claims personal injury damages personal injury lawyers personal injury settlements personal injury verdicts

Report says Minneapolis police engaged in systemic race discrimination

JURIST

The Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR) Wednesday released a report on its investigation into patterns or practices of race discrimination by the City of Minneapolis and the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD).

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F-Bomb Your Way Into Better Business Writing

Attorney at Work

Writing for business is an awful thing. You don’t have time for it. Everything is on fire. Your inbox looks like a subreddit on stonks. You’re in the weeds all day, every day and you can’t catch a break. Then some idiot wants a mission statement. Why not?

Stock Splits Are All the Rage on Wall Street

Intelligize Blog

Would you rather have a dollar bill or four quarters? This question doesn’t have a right answer, of course – you have the same amount of money either way. The same principle applies to stock splits, in which the overall value of a stockholder’s stake in a company doesn’t change.

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.

The Statute of Limitations From a Personal Injury Point of View

LegalReader

In some situations, the time limit for filing personal injury claims can be extended.

UN human rights office reports increasing evidence of war crimes in Ukraine

JURIST

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Friday said that there is growing evidence of war crimes in Ukraine, with accusations leveled against both sides in the conflict.

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Firearms Leading Cause of Teen and Child Death in 2020

The Crime Report

According to a research letter recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine , more than 4,300 children and teens died of firearm-related injuries in 2020, a 29.5 percent increase from 2019. Guns killed more people ages 1 to 19 in the U.S.

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This Is Why You Should Never Give Up Outside Interests

Attorney at Work

A legal recruiter explains why cultivating interests outside the office is essential for sustaining a long, satisfying and successful career. It’s not intentional. Few even notice that it’s happening.

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.

San Francisco Goes After Walgreens and Teva in Opioid Suit

LegalReader

One of Cali's largest opioid hubs blames Walgreens and Teva for the crisis. Opioid Drugs addict addiction addictive painkillers addicts California city defendants Drug Companies Drug Distributors illicit use issue legal case problem residents San Fran San Francisco suit Teva Walgreens

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India internet shutdowns in 2021 world-highest for fourth consecutive year: report

JURIST

There were 182 recorded incidents of internet shutdowns in 2021 by governments in 34 countries, according to a report released Thursday by digital rights advocacy group Access Now. India remains the largest offender for the fourth year in a row, responsible for 106 incidents of internet shutdowns.

Will More Cops Make Us Safer?

The Crime Report

This month’s horrific shooting in a New York subway train , which left 23 people injured when a man set off a smoke grenade and started firing, served as another tragic reminder of what’s wrong with policing in America. It simply doesn’t keep people safe.

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High school football coach who prayed at midfield gets warm reception from some justices

SCOTUSBlog

Share During nearly two hours of oral argument on Monday, a majority of the Supreme Court appeared sympathetic to a high school football coach who sued his school district after he lost his job because of his post-game prayers at the 50-yard line.

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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.

Statistics on Personal Injury Cases in Florida

LegalReader

While statistics help us have a better understanding of a phenomenon, to form a complete picture we need more than numbers.

Canada lawmakers label Russian actions in Ukraine as genocide

JURIST

Canadian lawmakers Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a motion labeling Russia’s actions in Ukraine a “genocide.”

Justice Stalled for Victims of Child Sexual Abuse: Report

The Crime Report

“A Magnet for Conspiracy Theories”: Wikipedia Kills Entry for Hunter Biden’s Investment Company

JonathanTurley

YouTube screenshot. Wikipedia editors are under fire this week for removing the entry for Rosemont Seneca Partners, the investment company connected to Hunter Biden and his alleged multimillion dollar influence peddling schemes. The site bizarrely claimed that the company was “not notable.”

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.