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Top 3 New Year’s Resolutions For Lawyers

Above The Law

Make 2023 work for you! The post Top 3 New Year’s Resolutions For Lawyers appeared first on Above the Law. Small Law Firms Holidays & Seasons Jordan Rothman New Year's Resolutions

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Is Mickey Mouse in the Public Domain Now?

L4SB

The copyright for the animated short film entitled “Steamboat Willie“, published 1928, is set to expire at the end of 2023. This film is the first of nearly 95 years. Intellectual Property copyright copyright infringement trademarks

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It’s Time To Celebrate Your Wins!

Paralegal Bootcamp

I know we say this every year, but where did the year go?! Has it been a great year for you? That’s what we’re going to talk about as we close out the year…What were your wins for the year? It’s time to reflect on the past year and celebrate the wins of your paralegal career.

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2022 Legal Year In Review

Above The Law

Looking back at the good. and mostly bad. The post 2022 Legal Year In Review appeared first on Above the Law. Podcasts Biglaw Courts Law Schools Technology Thinking Like A Lawyer Podcast

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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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Asset Management: How Your Law Firm Pays Off in the End

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

Most solo and small firm attorneys think of their law firms as a salary replacement for a full-time law firm job, with some upside: both on income, and freedom. But, that’s it.

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Federal Law Requires Bureau of Prisons to Upgrade Outdated And Broken Camera Systems

The Crime Report

Jon Ossoff’s bipartisan Prison Camera Reform Act was signed into law by President Joe Biden on Tuesday.

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FTX Trading Users File Class Action Lawsuit

LegalReader

The lawsuit alleges that FTX Trading's top executives intentionally "misplaced" billions of dollars in users' digital assets. Lawsuits & Litigation alameda research class action cryptocurrency ftx ftx lawsuit ftx trading sam bankman-fried

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Firm Telling Associates They Won’t Be Getting Bonuses After Claiming To Match Market

Above The Law

This feels like the rug getting pulled out. The post Firm Telling Associates They Won’t Be Getting Bonuses After Claiming To Match Market appeared first on Above the Law. Biglaw Associate Bonus Watch 2022 Bonus News Alerts Bonuses Money Shearman & Sterling

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Ohio Supreme Court says insurance policy does not cover ransomware attack on software

JURIST

The Ohio Supreme Court Tuesday unanimously overruled a judgment of the Ohio Second District Court of Appeals and moved that there must be “direct” physical loss or physical damage in the company’s computer software for insurance policy coverage.

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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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Drones Are Being Used To Deliver Contraband In Prisons

The Crime Report

Prisoners are using drones to cut out any middleman like a corrupt prison staff member and are now delivering contraband straight from the outside themselves reports Walter Pavlo for Forbes. In May 2022, Bryant Leray Henderson flew a drone from the parking lot of O.D.

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The new hot bench: With Jackson leading the way, the justices are speaking more during oral arguments

SCOTUSBlog

Share In the first three months of the 2022-23 term, the Supreme Court’s newest member, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, was by far the most active participant in oral arguments, according to an analysis of the written transcripts for the 27 cases the court has heard so far.

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Grammar Giggle – Occutrousers

ProofThatBlog

A friend sent this to me and it highlights the danger of “replace all” in documents. It is much safer to search and replace and stop at each instance to verify that it is indeed the word that should be replaced.

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UN reports over 30,000 displaced by recent violence in South Sudan

JURIST

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Thursday reported that over 30,000 people in South Sudan have been displaced following violent conflicts throughout the country.

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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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Home Confinement: A Safe Alternative To Mass Incarceration

The Crime Report

The nation is approaching the third anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic. The medical innovations and discoveries made in response to the pandemic have been nothing short of amazing.

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Attorney at Work’s Top 20 Articles of the Year

Attorney at Work

Congratulations, we made it! Here are the top articles from Attorney at Work's writers this year. The post Attorney at Work’s Top 20 Articles of the Year appeared first on Attorney at Work. Law Firm Marketing Legal Technology Managing a Law Firm News and Trends You At Work

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Minorities Seeking Mental Health Care are Often Misdiagnosed

LegalReader

Black women, in particular, are frequently given the wrong diagnosis by mental health providers.

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Iran Human Rights report: 476 protestors killed in Mahsa Amini protests and 100 at risk of execution

JURIST

Iran Human Rights Tuesday reported that Iranian security forces have killed at least 476 people protesting the death of 22-year old Mahsa Amini , including 64 children and 34 women. This is an increase from the group’s previous report.

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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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Illinois Will Be The First State to Eliminate Cash Bail After New Illinois Law Takes Effect In 2023

The Crime Report

On January 1, a laundry list of laws impacting the Illinois criminal justice system will go into effect, including one eliminating the state’s cash bail system, making it the first in the nation to completely get rid of cash bail.

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Parents of St. Louis man killed in police custody return to the court

SCOTUSBlog

Share The Petitions of the Week column highlights a selection of cert petitions recently filed in the Supreme Court. A list of all petitions we’re watching is available here. In June 2021, the Supreme Court issued an unsigned decision instructing the U.S.

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Maricopa County Judge Dismisses Kari Lake Election Lawsuit

LegalReader

The lawsuit, which sought to overturn the results of Arizona's 2022 race for governor, was dismissed after a two-day trial. Political Litigation Verdicts & Settlements Arizona arizona election lawsuit arizona elections kari lake lake Maricopa County thompson

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Somalia rejects Genel Energy’s ‘illegal claim’ to oil exploration

JURIST

The Federal Government of Somalia Wednesday vehemently condemned Genel Energy PLC’s oil and petroleum exploration activities in the country’s northern breakaway region of Somaliland.

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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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DOJ Calls For Decade In Prison For Real Housewives Star

The Crime Report

Last week, the Department of Justice requested 10 years in prison for Jen Shah for her role in a national telemarketing scheme that preyed on the elderly.

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Morneau Law Proudly Partners with ASP

MorneauLaw

Share This Story! Morneau Law Proudly Partners with ASP M orneau Law announces community partnership with The Affirming Space Project (ASP).

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As Kinless Seniors Age, Problems Arise

LegalReader

As more people have fewer – or no – children, a cohort of kinless seniors will eventually grow old alone, lacking the most accessible caregivers.

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DOJ sues pharmaceutical distributor for more than $1B over role in opioid epidemic

JURIST

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) Thursday filed a complaint in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against AmerisourceBergen Corp., a drug distributor the DOJ alleges “fueled” the country’s opioid epidemic.

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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.