Wed.May 05, 2021

Horder on Online Free Speech and the Suppression of False Political Claims

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Jeremy Horder, London School of Economics, Department of Law, is publishing Online Free Speech and the Suppression of False Political Claims in the 2021 volume of the ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law. Here is the abstract. This article

The Lawyers of Substack

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This week, David Lat, who founded the blog Above the Law in 2006, and who earlier, in 2004, started the anonymous blog Underneath Their Robes , and who left blogging two years ago to take a job as a legal recruiter, is returning to writing as a full-time livelihood.

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Atlanta officer involved in shooting death of Rayshard Brooks is reinstated

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Atlanta officer involved in shooting death of Rayshard Brooks is reinstated Mike Jordan Officer Garrett Rolfe is seen with Rayshard Brooks on a screen grab taken from body-camera video provided by the Atlanta police department. Photograph: AP Wed 5 May 2021 14.00

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Report: Law Firms that Adopt E-Payments See Speedier Collections, Increased Revenues

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Not surprisingly, the pandemic drove greater use of electronic payments across all industries, with the volume of electronic payments up 11.2 % in the first quarter of 2021 over the prior year.

Federal Judge Calls Out Bill Barr For Lying | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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Opinion | Limiting police officers’ qualified immunity isn’t the only change needed to achieve real police reform - The Washington Post

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Opinion: Limiting police officers’ qualified immunity isn’t the only change needed to achieve real police reform Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) after a meeting on policing reform on April 29. Michael Reynolds/EPA- "One of the sticking points in the debate over police reform is the call to end qualified immunity , which makes it harder for victims of unlawful police conduct to obtain compensation from the officers responsible. Tim Scott (R-S.C.)

Judge Says Barr Misled on How His Justice Dept. Viewed Trump’s Actions - The New York Times

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" You haven’t highlighted anything yet When you select text while you’re reading, it'll appear here. Judge Says Barr Misled on How His Justice Dept. Viewed Trump’s Actions By MICHAEL S.

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