September, 2022

Uyghur Tribunal delivers judgment, alleges state-sponsored genocide in China

JURIST

The Uyghur Tribunal, a self-described “ people’s tribunal ” established in the UK, Tuesday appended a December 2021 judgment , incorporating nearly 300 additional pages of historical background, definitions and evidence.

A Paralegal Survey to Build A Better Workplace

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Have you ever taken a survey and thought, why do these questions matter? Does what I say actually have an impact? Can I really give my honest opinion? Does someone actually care about my answers?

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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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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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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!

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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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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How to Start Freelance Work as a Paralegal

Paralegal Bootcamp

As a child, the first time I gave thought to what I wanted to be when I grew up, I immediately knew I wanted to work for myself. Freelance work as a paralegal wasn’t my first thought though.

To Trust or Not To Trust: What to Do With Flat Fees? (Part I)

My Shingle

Some lawyers refuse to experiment with flat fee billing – not because of confusion over how to set prices or concerns over uncharging — but because they believe that flat fees raise ethical red flags.

Flaws of Eyewitness ID Magnified by Facial Recognition Software: Researcher

The Crime Report

illustration by Kal Omari via Flickr. As courts and cops have turned to facial recognition software to identify criminals, identification by machines is matching eyewitness identification by humans as a criminal-legal tactic.

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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.

Some Patients on Opioids Shouldn’t Have to Taper Off

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Not all patients on prescription opioids misuse them. Opioid Drugs addict addiction CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention doctor drug study federal agency Federal Guidelines opioid use disorder OUD patient patients physician stop stop slowly study taper taper off treatment wean

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Longtime counselor to the chief justice announces retirement

SCOTUSBlog

Share Jeffrey Minear, who has served as the counselor to Chief Justice John Roberts since 2006, will retire at the end of the month, the court announced on Tuesday.

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Australia passes dramatic climate change bill, pledges net zero carbon emissions by 2050

JURIST

The Australian parliament Thursday passed new legislation pledging to reduce carbon emissions by 43 percent by the year 2030 and to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Where Your Litigation Career Path Can Take You

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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.

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.

5 Benefits of Launching a Law Firm Website 

Attorney at Work

Sooner or later, every lawyer in solo or small firm practice asks themselves whether they should create a law firm website — or how long they can put it off.

Report From a ‘War Zone’: The Tragedy of Rikers Island

The Crime Report

Rikers Island is a war zone. Every day, people are fighting for their lives. Years of reports, hearings, and press conferences have documented the abusive conditions at the Rikers Island jail complex in New York City. Little has changed.

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5 Social Media Translation Mistakes Most Brands Make

LegalReader

Which are you more interested in, making money or gaining customers and making money at the same time? Business managing social media social media social media exposure social media marketing translation devices translations

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Alito’s financial disclosure shows teaching income, speaking engagements, and stock ownership

SCOTUSBlog

Share Justice Samuel Alito earned $24,000 in 2021 for teaching gigs at two law schools, and he continued to own a wide range of stocks, according to his recently released annual financial disclosure.

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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.

US appeals court upholds controversial Texas law restricting social media regulation of speech

JURIST

The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Friday ruled that Texas law HB 20 , which prohibits social media platforms from censoring users “based on viewpoint” and requires them to release biannual transparency reports, is constitutional. Judge Andrew S.

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Paralegal Career Development – Tips for Asking Your Firm to Invest in You

Paralegal Bootcamp

Asking your firm or attorney to invest in your paralegal career development isn’t always easy. But most law firms and most employers will gladly do it if asked. The biggest and most important step is asking because if you don’t ask, the answer will always be no.

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.

Racial Disparities in State Prisons Decline: Report

The Crime Report

New research released by the Council on Criminal Justice (CCJ) shows that the gap between Black and white state imprisonment rates narrowed significantly over the last two decades, reversing a long-lasting trend, with drug crimes driving the decrease.

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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!

This Week in Rideshare: Retirement, Kitchens, and Masks

LegalReader

Work until retirement, Travis Kalanick returns and Uber drops masks. LegalRideshare breaks it down. News & Politics legalrideshare rideshare apps rideshare companies rideshare safety rideshare services this week in rideshare

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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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Poland, Denmark, & Italy file interventions in ICJ investigation of alleged Russian genocide in Ukraine

JURIST

The Republic of Poland, the Kingdom of Denmark and the Italian Republic Friday filed declarations of intervention in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case of Ukraine v. Russian Federation.

Protected: eDiscovery Masterclass

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