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Technology Emerges As Top Concern For In-House Counsel

Above The Law

And yet, in-house lawyers don't seem in a rush to invest in tech solutions. The post Technology Emerges As Top Concern For In-House Counsel appeared first on Above the Law. In-House Counsel Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Everlaw Technology

How to Prepare Your Law Practice for the Coming Recession

Attorney at Work

Would you like the good news or the bad news about practicing law during a recession? Financial strategist Brooke Lively has advice for weathering the coming storm.

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How to Make Your Law Firm More Efficient in 2023  

Rocket Matter

Efficiency isn’t just about hopping onto a buzzword bandwagon. It’s about helping your employees focus on the tasks at hand to make the most of their time. This is a serious issue: on average, employees are interrupted every three minutes and five seconds.

How to Combat Negativity in the Workplace

Paralegal Bootcamp

We’ve all dealt with that doom and gloom co-worker(s) that simply can’t find the light in anything they are doing, but how can we help and not let this kind of negativity in the workplace bring us down too?

8 Benefits of Automatic Lawyer Time-Tracking Software

Automatic lawyer time-tracking software captures all the work you do, eliminating the need to manually track your time. This guide will help you: See how Automatic Time Tracking can benefit your firm. Learn how your firm can start saving hours every day. Then, spend all that time focused on your clients.

Music Mondays: SoundExchange Secures $9.7M in Unpaid Royalties for Artists

The Hollywood Lawyer

SoundExchange’s lawsuit against Slacker has secured $9.7M back in unpaid royalties. In breach of contract, the digital media company, Slacker claims SoundExchange after it stopped paying statutory royalties to creators whose recordings were used in 2017.

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How to Find Meaningful Work | Find Your Niche | iHire

iHire

Lori Cole explains how to find meaningful work by turning the job you have into the one you want on Find Your Niche

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Citizens’ social media can provide an antidote to propaganda and disinformation

LLRX

Robert W. Gehl , Ontario Research Chair of Digital Governance for Social Justice, York University, Canada raises an important issue about a recent Pew report on current state of digital media, news and right-wing propaganda.

World Justice Project index paints picture of global rule of law in crisis

JURIST

The World Justice Project (WJP) Wednesday released its 2022 Rule of Law Index. For the fifth year in a row, the majority of countries experienced a decline in the rule of law. 85 out of 140 countries, accounting 61 percent and 4.4 billion people, saw a decline in rule of law.

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Ethics: Protect Your Electronic Contact List from Prying Eyes

ALPS

Introduction to an Ethical Problem Most Attorneys Don’t Know About. In April of 2022, a headline caught our attention. It referenced a new legal ethics opinion issued by the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Professional Ethics.

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.

No Evidence Links Progressive Prosecutors to Rising Crime: Study

The Crime Report

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In cases challenging affirmative action, court will confront wide-ranging arguments on history, diversity, and the role of race in America

SCOTUSBlog

Share In 2003, the Supreme Court ruled in Grutter v. Bollinger that universities may consider race in their admissions processes as part of their efforts to achieve diversity on campus. On Oct.

Spain antitrust agency fines US pharmaceutical company 39M euros for market abuse

JURIST

Spanish anitrust agency Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Compentencia (CNMC) Tuesday fined US pharmaceutical company Merck Sharp and Dohme (MSD) 39 million euros for abuse of the market.

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Response to the New York Times Essay “Are There Better Places to Put Large Solar Farms Than These Forests”

Law Columbia

By Matthew Eisenson. On September 21, 2022, the New York Times published an essay by Gabriel Popkin titled “Are There Better Places to Put Large Solar Farms Than These Forests?”

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.

Five Freaky Friday Workplace Trends

Attorney at Work

Halloween weekend is here, and we’re all about the treats. But first, here are five spooky workplace trends to keep you on your toes. Ghost Jobs (Boo!).

The history of anti-Black discrimination in higher education and the myth of a color-blind Constitution

SCOTUSBlog

Share This article is part of a symposium on the upcoming arguments in Students for Fair Admissions v. University of North Carolina and Students for Fair Admissions v. President & Fellows of Harvard College. A preview of the case is here. Danielle R.

SEC adopts erroneous compensation recovery rules

JURIST

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Wednesday adopted compensation recovery listing standards and disclosure rules which will “ require issuers to develop and implement a policy providing for the recovery of erroneously awarded incentive-based compensation received by current or former executive officers.”

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LGBTQ Tenant Rights: What Can You Do If You Are Being Discriminated Against

LegalReader

In states with no gender identity and sexual orientation discrimination laws, fighting housing discrimination is a challenge. Civil Rights LGBT lgbt community lgbt issues lgbtq discrimination lgbtq issues LGBTQ rights lgbtq tenants rights

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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.

Young People Need a ‘Truly Just’ Juvenile Justice System: OJJDP Chief

The Crime Report

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The other Supreme Court ruling with big repercussions for U.S. health care

SCOTUSBlog

Share You know all about Roe. But have you heard about Ruan ? Just three days after the thunderous ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization , the Supreme Court issued another important decision on a pressing health care issue.

Nevada Secretary of State orders halt in county’s ballot count hours after state high court says the process violates law

JURIST

Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske ordered Nye County’s hand count of ballots to cease immediately late Thursday night just hours after the Nevada Supreme Court ruled the county’s process violated state law.

Verdict is Reached in Monsanto, Bayer Pharmaceuticals PCB Case

LegalReader

School system PCBs lawsuit is decided. Featured Article Verdicts & Settlements agency Bayer Bayer Pharmaceuticals case verdict chemical chemicals court case digestive system Environmental Protection Agency EPA expose exposure health issues legal case legal issue liver damage Monsanto PCB PCB's

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Getting Automated: An End-to-End Guide to Law Firm Automation

This guide is designed to help you understand and overcome your automation gap so you can offload all the work you don't want to do onto a cloud-based platform. We'll walk through all the tasks your firm can automate, how to implement automation and measure your success.

FDA Adds Additional Q&As in the Final CMC Postapproval Changes Guidance

The FDA Law Blog

By Holly N. Brevig, Senior Regulatory Device and Biologics Exper & Richard A.

Diversity by diktat: An obscure 1977 OMB memo forms the basis for today’s affirmative-action programs

SCOTUSBlog

Share This article is part of a symposium on the upcoming arguments in Students for Fair Admissions v. University of North Carolina and Students for Fair Admissions v. President & Fellows of Harvard College. A preview of the case is here. David E.

China-run ‘police’ station in Dublin ordered to close by Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs

JURIST

The Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs Wednesday ordered a Chinese overseas “police station” in Dublin to cease operations, according to Asia-based human rights group Safeguard Defenders.

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8 Ways to Proactively Encourage Attorney Well-Being

LegalReader

Transforming one of your conference rooms into a designated wellness area can be an option to encourage well-being for attorneys. Deepa Tailor, Owner and Founder, Tailor Law.

Legal Operations 101: A Blueprint for Modern Legal Departments

Legal departments are no longer asking whether to invest in legal operations. Instead, they're interested in building a team that will deliver positive outcomes. Gain insight into key factors required for strong legal ops, process optimization, and more!