Wed.Apr 10, 2019

Georgia Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Create Ethics In Journalism Board and Standards To Hold Journalists Accountable For Their Reporting

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Six Georgia state lawmakers think a set of ethical standards for journalists would be an excellent idea, and they've introduced a bill, "The Ethics in Journalism Act," to try to make it so. Coverage from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution points out

End of an Era: Tom Bruce, Trailblazing Director of LII, to Retire after 27 Years

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It is possible that no one was more influential in shaping the universe of online access to legal information than Tom Bruce. Way back in 1992 — a year before the launch of the World Wide Web and when only scraps of legal information could be found on the Internet — Tom and colleague Peter Martin founded the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School, with the goal of making the law available to everyone online, for free.

Brutality And Death At The Southern Border!

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Fastcase Adds Expert Witness Profiles from JurisPro and Courtroom Insight

Media Law

Legal research company Fastcase said today that new partnerships with JurisPro and Courtroom Insight , two companies that provide expert-witness profiles and data, will allow it to provide access to over 100,000 expert witness profiles from within the Fastcase 7 platform.

Asylum seekers in Mexico face uncertainty after court halts Trump policy | US news | The Guardian

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"Seven Central American families living temporarily in Mexico appeared in a San Diego immigration court on Tuesday to plead for asylum in the United States.

AI-Powered Spend-Management Platform Brightflag Raises $8.5M Series A Funding

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Brightflag , an e-billing and spend-management platform for corporate legal departments that uses artificial intelligence to review outside counsel invoices, has raised $8.5 million in a Series A funding round, bringing the company’s total raise to $11 million. The round was led by Sands Capital Ventures , Arlington, Va., with participation from existing investors Frontline Ventures and Tribal Ventures.