Thu.Sep 23, 2021

You Need a Cannabis Business Plan

HarrisBricken

By and large, cannabis businesses are small businesses. We’ve represented hundreds of these businesses over the years, in many states. Within these businesses one finds many kinds of people.

India gig workers demand the right to social security

JURIST

The Indian Federation Of App Based Transport Workers (IFAT), a federation of the registered trade unions, on Tuesday filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) before the Indian Supreme Court on behalf of gig workers demanding social security benefits from food delivery apps such as Zomato and Swiggy and taxi aggregator apps Ola and Uber.

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Heckler’s Veto: Sixty-Six Percent of College Students Say Stopping Speech Is Free Speech

JonathanTurley

We have previously discussed the worrisome signs of a rising generation of censors in the country as leaders and writers embrace censorship and blacklisting.

China companies oppose proposed FCC blanket ban on Chinese tech

JURIST

Chinese technology companies Huawei , Hytera , Hikvision and Dahua published comments Tuesday opposing the US Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) proposed rule making that would restrict the use of China-made technology.

A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

“What We Lost When We Lost Sandra Day O’Connor”

HowAppealing

“What We Lost When We Lost Sandra Day O’Connor”: Linda Greenhouse has this essay online at The New York Times

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“The memo that saved abortion rights in America”

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“The memo that saved abortion rights in America”: Joshua Prager has this essay online at CNN. Prager is the author of a new book titled “ The Family Roe: An American Story ”

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Afghanistan dispatches: Kabul University professors resign after Taliban appointment of Bachelor of Arts as Vice-Chancellor

JURIST

JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Law students and lawyers in Afghanistan are filing reports with JURIST on the situation there after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban.

“Vaccine mandates few and far between in federal judiciary”

HowAppealing

“Vaccine mandates few and far between in federal judiciary”: Nate Raymond of Reuters has this report

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UN rights expert urges Indonesia to provide jailed activist with urgent medical care

JURIST

In a statement released on Monday, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders Mary Lawlor urged Indonesia to provide West Papuan human rights defender Victor Yeimo with proper medical care to keep him from dying in prison after reports that his health had deteriorated.

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Building a 5-Star Online Reputation for Your Business

Speaker: Brent Werbeck, GetMoreReviews Co-Founder

Trying to figure out how to turn your happy customer’s comments into 5 star reviews may seem like a daunting task. From internal feedback to Google reviews, what is "really" the way to go? Join Brent Werbeck, Co-Founder of Get More Reviews, in this discussion of how to foster and grow your business's 5-star online reputation.

ACLU Celebrates Ginsburg’s Legacy by Editing Out Her Actual Words as Offensive

JonathanTurley

The American Civil Liberties Union had a curious way of honoring the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg this week by editing out her words — removing offensive references to “woman” and “she.”

“Facebook Unable to Duck Anchor’s Image Rights Suit, 3rd Cir. Says”

HowAppealing

“Facebook Unable to Duck Anchor’s Image Rights Suit, 3rd Cir. Says”: Kyle Jahner of Bloomberg Law has a report (subscription required for full access) that begins, “A Philadelphia news anchor convinced the Third Circuit that Facebook can’t use Communications Decency Act immunity to escape her lawsuit because publicity rights are intellectual property.” ” You can access today’s ruling of a partially divided three-judge panel of the U.S.

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A Small Business Owner’s Guide to Workplace Injury Prevention

LegalReader

Workplace injury prevention should be a top priority for every small business owner, especially now that the employees are returning to the physical workplace. Business workers comp workers comp attorney workers comp lawyer workplace injury workplace safety

“How the Supreme Court crafted its Roe v. Wade decision and what it means today”

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“How the Supreme Court crafted its Roe v. Wade decision and what it means today”: Joan Biskupic of CNN has this report

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Process Serving Made Easy: Serve in All 50 States Using One Platform

Speaker: PROOF

PROOF has revolutionized service of process. Using our online platform, create serve requests nationwide and receive live updates with mapped verification of each attempt. PROOF’s technology provides users with complete transparency from start to finish.

Modern Peels Achieve What Dermatologists Say is Impossible

LegalReader

Depending on the condition of your skin and the results you are looking for, a peel just might be the answer to your pursuit of a younger-looking face. Health & Medicine dermatologist dermatology face peels skin care skin care routine

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“Public approval of Supreme Court hits a new low in US, Gallup poll finds”

HowAppealing

“Public approval of Supreme Court hits a new low in US, Gallup poll finds”: Bailey Aldridge of McClatchy DC has this report. And Jeffrey M. Jones of Gallup reports that “ Approval of U.S. Supreme Court Down to 40%, a New Low ”

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4 Tips for Protecting Yourself from Legal Repercussions While Driving

LegalReader

Anything you do while acting in a public space puts you at risk for a legal confrontation. However, your behavior largely dictates the outcome of your actions. News & Politics distracted driving driving drunk driving safety reckless driving teen driving safety

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“State Supreme Court oversteps on mandating vaccine”

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“State Supreme Court oversteps on mandating vaccine”: Federal Way Municipal Court Judge Dave Larson has this essay online at The Seattle Times

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Wills, Trusts, and Estates: The Essentials of Wealth Management

Speaker: Vi Pham, Attorney at Law

Wealth management is a guaranteed practice: as paralegals, it's essential that you know the complexities of wealth management in order to ensure that your client's rights are protected to their fullest extent. Join Vi Pham, Attorney and educator, in this exclusive webinar that will leave you feeling brushed up and ready. This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for continuing legal education credit required to maintain the CP (Certified Paralegal) credential.

U.S. Soccer Federation Asks Appeals Court to Uphold Wage Discrimination Ruling

LegalReader

The federation wants an appeals court to uphold a lower court ruling which dismissed part of women players' discrimination lawsuit. Lawsuits & Litigation appeal Gender Discrimination lawsuit pay dispute soccer us soccer federation USSF wage discrimination women's national team

“An Arbitrary Line’s Arbitrariness is a Feature, Not a Bug (Mississippi Abortion Case Edition)”

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“An Arbitrary Line’s Arbitrariness is a Feature, Not a Bug (Mississippi Abortion Case Edition)”: Michael C. Dorf has this post at his blog, “Dorf on Law ”

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Tesla Discrimination Lawsuit to Move to Trial

LegalReader

The lawsuit claims Black Tesla workers at the company's Fremont plant endure regular racial harassment. Lawsuits & Litigation California discrimination Elon Musk fremont lawsuit owen diaz Tesla tesla plant

The morning read for Thursday, Sept. 23

SCOTUSBlog

Share Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. To suggest a piece for us to consider, email us at roundup@scotusblog.com. Here’s the Thursday morning read: How the Supreme Court crafted its Roe v.

Black Georgia Man Sues Gwinnett County Over Violent Police Beating

LegalReader

Demetrius Hollins was beaten and kicked for trying to record an officer during a traffic stop. Lawsuits & Litigation demetrius hollins Georgia gwinnett county lawsuit litigation michael bongiovanni police police-brutality robert mcdonald

Prosecutor Works Two Jobs To Make Ends Meet, Kill People

AboveTheLaw

Everything's bigger in Texas. including the two hats lawyers wear. Courts Death Penalty Legal Ethics Prosecutors

Nationwide Kale Recall Expands, Now Includes Kroger Brand

LegalReader

Kroger is joining a multi-state kale recall amid listeria concerns. Business Featured Article Recalls & Safety Alerts kale Kroger listeria Listeria Contamination Recall Notice safety alert

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Biglaw Firms Are Way Too Eager To Make People Who Were Traumatized By The Pandemic Return To The Office

AboveTheLaw

And you thought the legal profession's mental health woes were bad before. Biglaw Coronavirus COVID-19 Law Firm Reopenings Quote of the Day

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Why Do You Need an Attorney After a Workplace Injury?

LegalReader

Whether you face any severe or mild injury, you and your family have to suffer many more challenges due to one single event. That's why it is necessary not to let go of the benefits that you deserve, and rightly so.

Pandemic-Related Legal Ethics Opinions: A Compendium

LawSites

The pandemic has raised a number of ethical issues for lawyers and resulted in the issuance of several ethics opinions addressing those issues.

How to Choose Portable Power for Camping

LegalReader

Camping and hiking are excellent ways to take advantage of the great outdoors. However, this does not rule out the usage of technological devices in any capacity. Positive News camping with kids generators portable generators portable power portable power for camping

Banks Adjusting to Tech-Savvy Challengers

Intelligize Blog

By now, you might have used so-called embedded finance without even knowing it. It’s business jargon for banking-lite services that retailers and other non-banks offer their customers, often at the point of purchase.

Lawsuit Cash Advance and Its Benefits

LegalReader

You cannot predict an accident, so it could happen at a time when you have little or no income at all. Lawsuits & Litigation lawsuit expenses lawsuit funding lawsuit loans loss of income personal injury claims