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Why Toxic Culture Is To Blame For Women Leaving Law Firms 

Above The Law

The callous disregard and lack of respect for women lawyers and lawyer moms needs to stop. The post Why Toxic Culture Is To Blame For Women Leaving Law Firms appeared first on Above the Law. Biglaw In-House Counsel The Jabot Toxic Workplace Wendi Weiner Women's Issues

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How to Review Incoming Contracts Like A Pro

InHouseBlog

Landed an in-house counsel job that requires reviewing incoming contracts? A significant number of in-house counsel jobs involve contracting skills , and in many cases you are reviewing contracts developed by your counterparty rather than your own organization’s library of templates.

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What Does a Civil Rights Attorney Do?

LegalReader

There are different types of civil rights violations in various fields. Civil Rights civil rights abuses Civil Rights Act Civil Rights Act of 1964 civil rights act of 1976 civil rights complaints civil rights lawsuit

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5 Ways Real Estate Attorneys Can Get More Business This Year

Attorney at Work

Brokers are the ideal referral partners for real estate attorneys. Now’s the time to nurture your relationships so you stay top of mind.

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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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Put an End to “Progressive” Discipline 

The Estrin Report

Jathan Janove As a former labor and employment law attorney, I’ve taken issue with the popular employee disciplinary tool commonly referred to as “progressive discipline.” In my view, it’s a pernicious contradiction in terms. Here’s what I published on this topic with SHRM.

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Minimizing The Impact Of Law Firm Rate Hikes

InHouseBlog

Law firm rate hikes have caused shock and awe in corporate legal departments from time immemorial. The latest rounds have been a doozy, especially taking into consideration macroeconomic trends and a shift in leverage from client to firm.

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Federal Court Does Its Part To Let Associates Go Home Before Midnight

Above The Law

Just common sense. The post Federal Court Does Its Part To Let Associates Go Home Before Midnight appeared first on Above the Law. Courts 3rd Circuit Work-life balance

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It’s Important to Keep Your Operating Agreement Updated

L4SB

What is an Operating Agreement? An Operating Agreement is a legal document that outlines the operating procedures of a limited liability company (or LLC). This document is a legal requirement.

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All That And The Supreme Court Still Has No Idea Who Leaked The Dobbs Decision

Above The Law

The investigation has revealed no suspects in the leak of the draft decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health. The post All That And The Supreme Court Still Has No Idea Who Leaked The <em>Dobbs</em> Decision appeared first on Above the Law. Courts Alito Leak Dobbs v.

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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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What It Looks Like to be a Proactive Paralegal

Paralegal Bootcamp

We hear this all the time: you should be a proactive paralegal! But what does that actually look like? This week I’m giving you a sneak peek of an important lesson I teach in our Litigation Paralegal Boot Camp that opens on January 30!

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US Supreme Court declines to review dismissal of copyright metadata removal lawsuit

JURIST

The US Supreme Court Tuesday declined to hear an appeal by a professional photographer who sued a hospitality tech company for removing copyright metadata from his photos in violation of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA).

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3rd Article Awarded a Best Article Award for 2022!

The Estrin Report

Are You Pretty Enough For Your Job? Originally Posted on here November 19, 202 1 (republished by Paralegal Brief in early 2022) by Chere Estrin Editors Note: This article struck a chord with many of our readers resulting in a huge outpouring of comments.

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Budget Unconscious: Reducing Your Spending Is Not the Only Way to Increase Your Profit Margin

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

My Dad, like all dads, had some choice phrase s to impart. One was that I shouldn’t step over a dime, to pick a penny. Not sure why I would do that, but.) And, that you have to spend money to make money. It’s actually pretty sage business advice – especially for budget - conscious lawyers.

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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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Supreme Court investigators fail to identify who leaked Dobbs opinion

SCOTUSBlog

Share The Supreme Court has not been able to determine who leaked a draft of Justice Samuel Alito’s opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization , the court said on Thursday.

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Pacific Island nations reiterate concern over Fukushima wastewater dump

JURIST

The Pacific Island Forum Wednesday expressed concern in a public seminar over Japan’s plans to discharge radioactive waste from reactors damaged in the Fukushima nuclear disaster into the Pacific Ocean over 40 years.

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Ending The Dangerous Myth That Guns Make Us Safer

The Crime Report

The new year began with an American tragedy: A 6-year old boy pulled out a gun in the middle of class, pointed it at his first grade teacher, Abigail Zwerner, and pulled the trigger, shooting her in the chest and causing life threatening injuries.

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Mindfulness, Yoga Prove Useful for Mitigating Middle School Pressures

LegalReader

Practicing yoga, mindfulness at school may help ease the stress of junior high.

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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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Deaf student’s lawsuit against school district draws support from justices on both the left and the right

SCOTUSBlog

Share. The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed ready to side with a deaf student who is seeking financial compensation from a Michigan school district that failed to provide him with a qualified sign-language interpreter.

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US labor watchdog cites three Amazon facilities for hazardous work conditions

JURIST

The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Wednesday cited three Amazon facilities for violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act). The facilities were cited for failing to provide a safe, non-hazardous environment for employees.

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Arguments Continue In Landmark Cryptocurrency Regulation Case SEC v. Ripple  

The Crime Report

The high-profile case between the Securities and Exchange Commission and blockchain company Ripple Labs, Inc. has received renewed media attention lately and appears to be moving toward a decision.

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Your Right to Repair Is Less Certain Now

LegalReader

Both an ongoing lawsuit and an apparent major victory are making your right to repair your own equipment less likely to be enshrined in law.

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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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Justices were not asked to swear under penalty of perjury that they didn’t leak Dobbs

SCOTUSBlog

Share Gail Curley, the Supreme Court’s marshal, said on Friday that she spoke with the justices as part of her investigation into the Dobbs leak but that the justices – unlike court employees – were not asked to swear under penalty of perjury that they were not responsible for the leak.

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Canada to repatriate 19 women and children held in Syrian camps, CBC reports

JURIST

The government of Canada will proceed with the repatriation of 19 Canadian women and children being held at detention camps in northeast Syria.

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London Police Chief Investigating 800 Officers Accused of Sexual Abuse, DV

The Crime Report

The Metropolitan Police is investigating 1,000 cases of sexual and domestic abuse by around 800 of its officers, the BBC reports.

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This Week In Rideshare: Colorado, Deactivations, and EVs

LegalReader

Lawmakers join drivers, IDG fights deactivations and Uber teams up with car makers. LegalRideshare breaks it down. News & Politics legalrideshare rideshare apps rideshare companies rideshare safety rideshare services this week in rideshare

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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.