Wed.Jul 10, 2019

The Chicago Defender Ends Its Print Edition Run, Goes Digital Only, Today

Media Law Prof Blog

From the New York Times: The Chicago Defender ceases print publication today. It will continue its digital edition. Notes the Times, "Decade by decade, the newspaper told the story of black life in America. It took note of births and

Annual ‘Fastcase 50’ Named, Honoring Law’s Innovators and Visionaries

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Annually since 2011, legal research company Fastcase has named the Fastcase 50 , an award that honors “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders.” ” Today, Fastcase named its 2019 honorees, a list that includes practicing lawyers, legal academics, law librarians, corporate counsel, journalists, company executives, bar leaders, and government officials. Full disclosure: I was included on the inaugural 2011 list.].

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Jeffrey Epstein Embodies Elite Impunity

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"The sheer scale of the crimes Jeffrey Epstein has allegedly committed staggers the imagination. Yet Epstein, who was arrested in New York on Sunday on charges of sexual trafficking of minors, was not an individual miscreant, a lone Humbert Humbert who transgressed against widely shared social norms.

Casetext Adds Public Records Search through Partnership with Tracers

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Subscribers to the legal research company Casetext can now get access to public and business records at a reduced cost, as the result of a new partnership between the company and Tracers , a provider of public records data to law firms, software integrators, technology partners and others.

Migrant Children Describe Sex Assault, Retaliation By Border Agents | Ra.

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