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Could Your Boss’ Boss Describe What You Do?

The Estrin Report

by Sonya Sigler. Have you seen a colleague get promoted over you and wondered why? Or thought to yourself, ‘What are they doing that I’m not?’. The truth of the matter is that they know how to self-promote.

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Project Management Tools for Attorneys

Attorney at Work

Project management tools can help lawyers with ongoing, chaotic, unpredictable workflows. Nicole Clark points to nine applications to consider for the task. In 1931, Neil H.

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This Is How Biglaw Associates Can Avoid Getting Laid Off

Above The Law

It's time to do even more work -- if there's any available, that is. The post This Is How Biglaw Associates Can Avoid Getting Laid Off appeared first on Above the Law. Biglaw Layoffs Quote of the Day Stealth Layoffs

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Live Chat and Chatbots: Do You Need Them on Your Law Firm’s Website?

Attorney at Work

If you’re looking for ways to increase your leads and improve the website experience you provide, consider the pros and cons of live chat and chatbots for lawyers. While transactional relationships were once the go-to, conversational relationships are becoming more common.

Take Control of Your Contracts Without Wrecking the Budget

Manually managing contracts is time-consuming and leaves you prone to errors. 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 what's right for you!

What it’s like to be a new justice

SCOTUSBlog

Share. Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson will take the bench next month as the court’s newest member. Amy is joined by Marin Levy, a professor at Duke Law School, to talk about what it’s like to join the court. Levy runs a popular Twitter account where she chronicles the history of the federal judiciary.

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Study: Community Supervision Training ‘Critical’ to Reducing Recidivism

The Crime Report

According to a report by researchers at the University of Central Florida (UCF), parole officers and clients benefit from training programs that refocus community supervision, reports Phys.org. The study appears in Justice Quarterly.

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The Effect of Domestic Abuse on Child Custody Cases

LegalReader

Instances of domestic violence have an impact on many things, not just child custody determinations. They also impact whether the accused parent will have access to visitation rights.

How to Get a New Logo for Your Law Firm

Attorney at Work

Where do you start when you need a law firm logo? Check into these common options used by entrepreneurs. Unless you were a graphic designer before going to law school or you’ve recently developed this skill, it’s best to outsource when your firm needs a logo. But where should you start?

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.

Legal experts propose plan to close Guantánamo Bay prison

JURIST

The Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Monday proposed a 13-point plan to close Guantánamo Bay prison. Co-chairs Claire Finkelstein and Harvey Rishikof complied a diverse analysis of the prison to create a proposal that is both comprehensive and nonpartisan.

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Where Your Litigation Career Path Can Take You

Paralegal Bootcamp

In our latest podcast episode, I interviewed Kim Bookout who I’ve known for 17 years! She was one of my first new hires after taking on a paralegal manager position in 2004.

The Tragedy of Albert Woodfox

The Crime Report

Albert Woodfox courtesy allbc.com. Albert Woodfox, a noted prison activist and celebrated author, died on Aug. 4, 2022 in New Orleans at the age of 75 from COVID complications. He spent 42 years in solitary confinement at Angola prison, a sentence considered the longest in U.S.

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How Do Global Businesses Know When EU Data Protection Law Applies to Them?

LegalReader

According to current case law, even one employee working in the EU can activate the GDPR’s current trigger mechanism. Business data protection European Union GDPR general data protection regulation General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR

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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.

European Parliament declares Hungary no longer a fully functioning democracy

JURIST

In 5-4 vote, court denies Yeshiva University’s request to block state ruling on LGBTQ recognition

SCOTUSBlog

Share Five days after Justice Sonia Sotomayor temporarily put on hold a New York state court ruling that directed Yeshiva University to approve an official “Pride Alliance” student club, the full Supreme Court reinstated the state-court ruling for now and directed the university to go back to the state courts to try to obtain relief.

‘Under-Policed’ Cities Fuel Over-Incarceration: Study

The Crime Report

If the U.S hired more police officers, the human, social and economic costs of incarceration would diminish, argue Christopher Lewis and Adaner Usmani in the American Journal of Law and Equality.

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Mississippi Welfare Scandal: Attorneys Introduce Texts Between Brett Favre, Gov. Bryant

LegalReader

The recently introduced text messages show Favre and former Gov. Bryant discussing how to channel $5 million in public funds toward Favre's volleyball project. Lawsuits & Litigation brett favre Mississippi phil bryant volleyball welfare scandal

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.

UN experts document Russia human rights abuses in Crimea, Ukraine POW camps

JURIST

The United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission (UNHRMM) Friday accused Russia of arbitrary detentions and forced disappearances in Ukrainian territory controlled by the Russian Federation and preventing Ukrainian war prisoners from accessing basic human rights.

Legal Tech Company Names New Leadership After Arrest of President

LawSites

World Software, whose Worldox document management software is used by law firms worldwide, has named new leadership following the arrest this week of its president.

Biden Condemns White Supremacy as DOJ Steps Up Hate Crime Initiatives

The Crime Report

President Joe Biden has issued a stark warning about the growing threat posted by white supremacy groups. White supremacy and all forms of hate fueled by violence have no place in America,” Biden declared Thursday at a special White House summit.

Lawyer with Cerebral Palsy Writes New Memoir

LegalReader

Author Janae Hofer shares her faith and story in “Moments of Grace”. News & Politics Author Janae Hofer cerebral palsy CP living fully with cerebral palsy living with cerebral palsy

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!

EU appeals court upholds Google €4.1B fine for anti-competition violations

JURIST

A European Union court Wednesday upheld a ruling that Google violated European Union (EU) competition rules. While the General Court largely upheld a European Commission (EC) decision that Google engaged in anti-competitive practices, the court lowered the previously imposed €4.3 billion fine to €4.1

Supreme Court previews for the 2022-23 term

SCOTUSBlog

Share We’ve compiled a list of events offering expert analysis on the Supreme Court’s upcoming term. All are free and available to the public.

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Insurers Drive Police Reforms After High Costs of Misconduct

The Crime Report

Photo by G20Voices. Insurers are forcing changes to police tactics and policies, mostly at small to medium-size departments throughout the nation, driving reforms that community activists, use-of-force victims and city officials have been unable to achieve, the Washington Post reports. .

Las Vegas Water Problem Won’t Stay There

LegalReader

The Las Vegas water problem is a view of our future with climate chaos, brittle infrastructure, more disasters, resource depletion, and bills coming due.

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The Ultimate State Trial Court Research & Analytics Platform

Trellis offers state trial court records for legal research with analysis on judges, verdicts, opposing counsel, motions, dockets & legal issues. Discover how judges have ruled on similar motions, or gain insights on opposing counsel, prospects, or clients. Download the guide and request a demo.