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Exclusive: ASG LegalTech Acquires Payments Platform Headnote; We Interview the Two Companies’ CEOs

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ASG LegalTech, the company that owns cloud practice management platforms PracticePanther , Bill4Time and MerusCase , has acquired Headnote , the online payments platform that provides e-payments and accounts-receivable management for law firms.

Welcome Shira and Thank You Maria

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The new head of the Copyright Office is Shira Perlmutter. Shira was already a very accomplished copyright lawyer when I first met her at the Fordham international copyright gathering in 1999. She gave a very polite but rapier-like takedown of one Andrew Bridges who was being very…well…Andrew Bridges about something. (A A role that works for him sometimes but–with affection–really didn’t that day.) That was 21 years ago, but I remember it well.

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Scalzini on The New Related Right for Press Publishers: What Way Forward? @SilviaScalzini

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Silvia Scalzini, Luiss Guido Carli University Department of Law, is publishing The New Related Right for Press Publishers: What Way Forward? in Handbook of European Copyright Law (Eleanora Rosati, ed., Routledge, 2020) (Forthcoming). Here is the abstract. Following the entry

The Choice

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Guest Post: The Future of Document Automation in the Legal World

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Though the debate of whether or not law firms should embrace legal technology continues, the pandemic has brought to light the advantages of document automation. . Since mid-March, the COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally altered the way law firms operate.

Pioneering Cloud Practice Management Platform Rocket Matter Acquired By Private Equity Firm

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The practice management platform Rocket Matter , whose launch in 2009 alongside Clio helped usher in a new generation of cloud practice management platforms, has been acquired by a private equity firm. It will become part of a new company, ProfitSolv, that will focus on billing, payments and software for professional services firms.

New Tech Allows Any User To Safely Create A Workspace In NetDocuments

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For legal professionals who use the cloud-based document management system NetDocuments , workspaces form the hub of their legal matters, where all members of a team can access, organize and collaborate on documents, messages and folders related to a matter.

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Fired Officer Is Indicted in Breonna Taylor Case; Protesters Wanted Stronger Charges - The New York Times

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"A former officer was charged with “wanton endangerment” for endangering Ms. Taylor’s neighbors with gunshots when she was killed by police officers in her Louisville apartment. People in Louisville, Ky.,

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Featured on LawSitesResources: Guide for Family Lawyers on Parenting Plans

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If you have not yet checked out LawSitesResources.com , it is a frequently changing collection of white papers, e-books and other resources, all available at no cost.

Fauci fires back at Sen. Paul: You're not listening to the CDC director

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Opinion | We aren’t just mourning RBG. We’re mourning a fantasy. - The Washington Post

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"When we mourn Ruth Bader Ginsburg, we aren’t always mourning Ruth Bader Ginsburg. News of the 87-year-old justice’s passing last week came as a shock as much for what it meant as for who was lost.

CourtAlert.com Sues American LegalNet For Theft of Trade Secrets

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Two docketing technology companies will be battling each other in federal court, as New York based CourtAlert.com has filed a lawsuit against California based American LegalNet alleging theft of trade secrets. In a complaint filed Sept. 19 in the U.S.

Join the Legaltech Week Roundtable Friday – An Hour Earlier this Week

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Our Legaltech Week journalists’ roundtable is on again this Friday, as it is most Friday, to discuss and dissect the top news stories of the last two weeks. However, we will start an hour earlier this week, at 2 p.m. Eastern time. Join us Friday, Sept. 15, at 2 p.m.

Study Finds Venture Capital and Private Equity Firms Share Common Woe: Pressure to Cut Legal Costs

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In July, I reported here on a survey of private equity firms in the U.S. and U.K. that found that a softening market for M&As and fundraising, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, was causing them to scrutinize their external legal spend more carefully than ever before.

Dr. Anthony Fauci - Getting Politics Out of Public Health | The Daily So.

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The Pentagon funneled coronavirus relief funds to defense contractors - The Washington Post

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The Pentagon funneled coronavirus relief funds to defense contractors - The Washington Post

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The Notorious RBG

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First-Of-Its-Kind Project Launches To Expand Access To Canadian Legal Data

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A first-of-its-kind nonprofit launching today seeks to broaden public access to Canadian primary law and other forms of legal data in order to advance access to justice, advance legal innovation, and help balance the sometimes competing concerns of open courts and personal privacy.

Nominations Open for ‘Changing Lawyer’ Awards; To Be Presented At Oct. 1 Virtual Conference

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Nominations are open for The Changing Lawyer Awards 2020 , four categories of awards that recognize individuals, firms and companies in the legal industry for their roles in embracing and driving change through new technology, service models or behavior. The awards will be presented on Oct.

The Lawyer+Mom+Owner Summit: Interview with the Organizers on Why You Should Attend

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The Lawyer+Mom+Owner Virtual Summit is a first-of-its kind program devoted to “parenthood, practice and profit in the pandemic.” ” Taking place Sept. 30 and Oct.

GOP senators confronted by past comments on Supreme Court nomination. Republican hypocrisy and their unabashed lust for power has no limits. No, the Democrats have not acted like this during the last 50 years.

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Cooper rolls tape on what GOP senators said about replacing a justice in.

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Accountable

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The Ruth Bader Ginsburg Fandom Was Never Frivolous

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“But wisdom can stem from anger and indignation. Notorious RBG,” the meme—and, soon enough, the brand—sprang up as a result of one particular dissent: Ginsburg’s reaction to the Court’s 2013 decision in Shelby County v. Holder, which struck down provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Not accounting for sex differences in Covid research could be deadly | Science | The Guardian

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" Historically, medical research has often taken a one-size-fits-all approach, lumping women and men together despite growing evidence that the sexes differ in how they catch and fight disease. A stark example was the heart drug digoxin, which was widely marketed in the late 1990s on the basis of a trial that showed it to be effective and safe. But over time a higher incidence of side-effects in women emerged.

On LawNext: ASG LegalTech’s Acquisition Of Headnote: The Two CEOs Discuss

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In this exclusive LawNext interview recorded in advance of the announcement of ASG LegalTech’s acquisition of electronic payments company Headnote, I speak with the two companies’ CEOs: Soumya Nettimi of ASG LegalTech and Sarah Schaaf of Headnote, on the reasons for the deal and the significance for customers. (I I also posted this earlier this week as part of my story on the acquisition. See: Exclusive: ASG LegalTech Acquires Payments Platform Headnote; We Interview the Two Companies’ CEOs.).

Ari Melber on Breonna Taylor case: It seemed Kentucky AG gave police version of events. This is why I hate America. Black lives do not and have never mattered in this evil country.

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Ari Melber on Breonna Taylor case: It seemed Kentucky AG gave police version of events

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Breonna Taylor Live Updates: One Officer Charged in Shooting Protesters demanded justice after Ms. Taylor was killed by police officers in her Louisville apartment.

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One former officer was indicted. Two other officers who fired shots were not charged. “A A grand jury indicted a former Louisville police officer on Wednesday for wanton endangerment during a botched drug raid that led to the death of Breonna Taylor in March. No charges were announced against the other two officers who fired shots, and no one was charged for causing her death.

The Notorious RBG

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GOP senators confronted by past comments on Supreme Court nomination. Republican hypocrisy and their unabashed lust for power has no limits. No, the Democrats have not acted like this during the last 50 years.

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United States Coronavirus: 6,972,440 Cases and 203,881 Deaths - Worldometer

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United States Coronavirus Cases: 6,972,440 Deaths: 203,881 Recovered: 4,223,996 United States Coronavirus: 6,972,440 Cases and 203,881 Deaths - Worldometer

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court’s Feminist Icon, Is Dead at 87 - The New York Times

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court’s Feminist Icon, Is Dead at 87 - The New York Times

Mueller prosecutor: Special counsel 'could have done more' to hold Trump accountable - The Washington Post

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"A former prosecutor on special counsel Robert S.

Trump Refuses to Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power: A Closer Look

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Opinion | Down With Judicial Supremacy! - The New York Times

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"Beyond the obvious — that liberals need some way to respond to President Trump as he moves to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg — what does it mean that mainstream Democrats are considering once unthinkable ideas like adding seats to the court?

Why N95 masks are still in short supply months into covid-19 pandemic - Washington Post. The nation that put a man on the Moon and had him walk with a spacesuit, fifty-one years ago, cannot make enough N95 masks for its doctors and nurses

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The nation that put a man on the Moon and had him walk with a spacesuit, fifty-one years ago, cannot make enough N95 masks for its doctors and nurses What a disgrace. BALTIMORE — The patient exhaled. She lifted her tongue for a thermometer.