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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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Global legal community spotlights repression in Iran on 2024 International Day of the Endangered Lawyer

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Iran must do more to protect its lawyers, advocacy groups and international organizations said Wednesday, as they marked the International Day of the Endangered Lawyer. 24, the international legal community honors lawyers around the world who work to advance human rights and the rule of law, even when doing so entails grave risk.

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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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Türkiye sparks global criticism as eight nations condemn alleged lawyer harassment

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Türkiye found itself the subject of international reproach on Friday, as a coalition of 27 bar associations, human rights organizations, and legal groups from eight countries pronounced their condemnation of the country’s alleged mistreatment of lawyers.

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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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Russian dissident Alexei Navalny’s lawyers arrested on extremism charges

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Three lawyers representing Russian dissident and critic Alexei Navalny were detained Friday following raids of their residences. While detained, Navalny’s lawyers can no longer represent him. The post Russian dissident Alexei Navalny’s lawyers arrested on extremism charges appeared first on JURIST - News.

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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.