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Tunisia lawyers strike amid government crackdown on dissent

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The Tunisia Lawyers Council called Sunday for a nationwide strike after police conducted a raid on the headquarters of Tunisia’s bar association and arrested Sonia Dahmani, a prominent critic of the government. The post Tunisia lawyers strike amid government crackdown on dissent appeared first on JURIST - News.

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Tunisia dispatch: striking Tunisian lawyers rally against government overreach after security raid on headquarters

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In an unprecedented move, striking lawyers across Tunisia rallied in front of court buildings in Tunis on Thursday, effectively bringing all court proceedings to a halt. The spark for this widespread protest was a bold raid on the Lawyers’ House in Tunis that took place on Saturday, May 11.

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Tunisia protestors rally in support of President Kais Saied amid lawyers strike

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Tunisian protesters gathered in the capital in support of President Kais Saied on Sunday amid an unprecedented nationwide strike and protest from lawyers following the violent arrest of lawyer Sonia Dahmani. The post Tunisia protestors rally in support of President Kais Saied amid lawyers strike appeared first on JURIST - News.

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Being an Innovative Lawyer 

The Estrin Report

By Lawrence Pascoe Compared to other businesses, lawyers have not evolved in how they serve their clients Let’s be honest; the way lawyers serve their clients has not changed much , not just from the late 1970s when I started practicing law but probably since the 1200s when England passed laws regulating the conduct of the legal profession.

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

From fears that technology would eliminate human jobs to concerns about keeping client privacy, lawyers were right to ask a few questions before jumping into the deep end. The legal tech industry faced its fair share of hesitancy and distrust at first.

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Russia adds lawyers for dissident Alexei Navalny to ‘extremists’ list

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Russia’s Federal Service for Financial Monitoring added on Thursday three lawyers representing jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny to its list of “terrorists and extremists.” Amnesty International’s Eastern Europe and Central Asia Deputy Director Denis Krivosheev condemned the October 13 arrest of Navalny’s lawyers.

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UK Association of Prison Lawyers report reveals number of legal aid prison lawyers declining

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A UK Association of Prison Lawyers (APL) survey published Monday reveals that prison lawyers are at risk of quitting if legal fees are not raised. The report asserts that prison law legal aid work is ‘no longer sustainable’ due to the ‘exhausting and poorly paid work’ undertaken by lawyers.

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8 Benefits of Automatic Lawyer Time-Tracking Software

That’s the case with automatic lawyer time-tracking software. Download our FREE resource to explore eight ways Smokeball’s automatic lawyer time-tracking software benefits your entire firm. Using the right tech tools for your firm can be a real game-changer — especially if you want to grow more efficient.

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The Complete Guide to Contract Lifecycle Management

Lawyers/contract professionals who need some guidance on best practices 7 chapters covering all stages of the contract lifecycle from inception through to renewal and close-out Handy 10-point checklists for every stage to give you a clear playbook to work from 13 Excel templates ready to use in your business Who's it for?

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Streamlining Your Success: How to Efficiently Scale Your Paralegal Career

Speaker: Jacqueline R. Jackson, J.D. - Litigation Paralegal at Morgan & Morgan

Learn to efficiently streamline your workflow, become confident in your work, and operate as a partner rather than an employee.