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Price Wars in Legal Research Mean Deals for Small Firms; I Compare Costs

Media Law

LexisNexis has quietly introduced transparent, flat-rate pricing for one- and two-lawyer law firms, with plans starting at $75 a month. This is good news for solo and small firms, and reflects the increasing array of legal research options they can choose from.

Bahadur on Newsworthiness as an Internet-Era Mitigant of Implicit Bias @washburnlaw

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Rory D. Bahadur, Washburn University School of Law, is publishing Newsworthiness as an Internet-Era Mitigant of Implicit Bias in volume 88 of the University of Missouri Kansas City Law Review (2019). Here is the abstract. Current application of the newsworthiness

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Fear of Impeachment Wealth And Nancy Pelosi

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Pre-1972 Sound Recordings and the July 8 SoundExchange Filing Deadline

Broadcast Law Blog

Recently, the Radio Music License Committee sent out a memo to broadcasters about a J uly 8, 2019 SoundExchange payment deadline for pre-1972 sound recordings. As with everything in copyright law, the issues surrounding pre-1972 sound recordings are complicated, and the RMLC notice, while seemingly straightforward, still resulted in our receiving lots of questions.

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Wilson Sonsini’s Tech Subsidiary, SixFifty, Releases First Product, For Calif. Privacy Compliance

Media Law

In February, I reported here that law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati had launched a software subsidiary, SixFifty , to develop automated tools designed to make legal processes more efficient and affordable for businesses and individuals.

Widener on Wikileaks and Digital Disclosure

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Michael N. Widener, Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman, & Balint; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, has published Wikileaks and Digital Disclosure: Beclouded Muckraking, Profit-Taking and Self-Promoting. Here is the abstract.

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What Powers Does a Formal Impeachment Inquiry Give the House? - Lawfare

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". As the confrontation escalates between the House of Representatives and the White House over the production of documents, the appearance of witnesses and compliance with congressional subpoenas, so too have calls for Democrats to initiate impeachment proceedings.

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Nominations Open For 2019 Changing Lawyer Awards, Recognizing Drivers Of Change in Legal

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Nominations are now open for The Changing Lawyer Awards 2019 , recognizing individuals, firms and companies in the legal industry for their role in embracing and driving change, whether through new technology, service models, or behavior.

A Tech Ethics Opinion that Misses the Mark

Media Law

When a bar association ethics committee goes to the effort of issuing an opinion reminding lawyers of their duty to be competent in technology, I would normally be full of praise. But a recent ethics opinion from Louisiana misses the mark in two significant ways, in my opinion.

“We Don’t Want a Monarchy”: Rep. Al Green Says Democrats Have No Choice.

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LawNext Episode 40: Gillian Hadfield on Redesigning Our Legal Systems

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A lawyer, economist and scholar, Gillian K. Hadfield has devoted much of her career to studying how legal systems can be improved to ensure they meet the needs of the people they are meant to serve.

Ocasio-Cortez goes viral with powerful exchange as chair of first hearing

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Opinion | How a Lone Republican Set an Example for Democrats on the Mueller Report - The New York Times

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"The benefits of actually reading.

Eric Garner Death Was ‘Not a Big Deal,’ Police Commander Said - The New York Times

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Eric Garner Death Was ‘Not a Big Deal,’ Police Commander Said - The New York Times

The New German Anti-Semitism - The New York Times

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The New German Anti-Semitism One of Wenzel Michalski’s early recollections of growing up in southern Germany in the 1970s was of his father, Franz, giving him some advice: “Don’t tell anyone that you’re Jewish.”

Bloomberg Law Expands Its Litigation Coverage With New Practical Guidance Content

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Trump’s Secrecy Fight Escalates as Judge Rules for Congress in Early Test - The New York Times. It is about the law. Now to the appellate process.

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Trump’s Secrecy Fight Escalates as Judge Rules for Congress in Early Test - The New York Times

16-year-old migrant boy dies in U.S. custody, 5th child to die since December. Negligent homicide is the killing of another person through gross negligence or without malice. It often includes death that is the result of the negligent operation of a motor vehicle, which includes the operation of a boat or snowmobile. It is characterized as a death caused by death by conduct that grossly deviated from ordinary care. Negligent homicide may be charged as a lesser-included offense of manslaughter. It is also sometimes referred to as "involuntary manslaughter". State laws vary, so local law should be consulted for specific requirements.

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16-year-old migrant boy dies in U.S. custody, 5th child to die since December

Intel, Qualcomm and other chipmakers reportedly cut off supplies to Huawei. Russia interferes in our election and #ManchurianPresident does nothing but picks another group of people of color to attack.

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Opinion | How Trump’s Stonewalling Puts Our Democracy at Risk

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"By Ryan Goodman May 20, 2019 You may have a hard time believing a key argument the Trump administration is using to rebuff efforts by Congress to obtain information legislators need to do their job.

Trayvon Martin's mother to run for office in Florida

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Death Investigations: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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Why Politics Should Be Kept Out of Miscarriages - The New York Times

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"By Aaron E. Carroll May 14, 2019 Georgia’s much-discussed new law on abortion is one of the most restrictive in the nation. Abortion will be banned as early as six weeks into pregnancy — before many women even know they are pregnant.

Justin Amash becomes first Republican congressman to call for Trump's impeachment - CNNPolitics

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Justin Amash becomes first Republican congressman to call for Trump's impeachment - CNNPolitics

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The little-noticed surge across the U.S.-Mexico border: It’s Americans heading south

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The little-noticed surge across the U.S.-Mexico Mexico border: It’s Americans heading south

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‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers - The New York Times

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"The phone call that ruined Mohammed Hoque’s life came in April 2014 as he began another long day driving a New York City taxi, a job he had held since emigrating from Bangladesh nine years earlier.

Opinion | When Will Eric Garner Get Justice?

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Ocasio-Cortez blows roof off building with EPIC speech

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Jonathan Metzl: Dying of Whiteness | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)

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Democratic Calls for Impeachment Inquiry Grow as Leaders Instead Vow to Toughen Tactics - The New York Times. Some folks have to be dragged into the bright sunlight to see reality. They want to live in a cave and believe Platonic shadows are reality.

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"WASHINGTON — New divides opened among House Democrats on Tuesday over how to uphold Congress’s oversight powers in the face of President Trump’s stonewalling, with a sizable bloc of progressive lawmakers pushing for the first time over their leaders’ objections to start an impeachment inquiry. Democrats were at odds about how to fight the latest defiance of a House subpoena, this time by the former White House counsel Donald F.

Maine’s New CLE Rule Gives A Tepid Nod To Technology Competence

Media Law

As regular readers of this blog know, I track the states that have adopted the duty of technology competence for lawyers. As of this writing, 36 states have done so. In addition, two states have revised their CLE rules to require ongoing technology training for lawyers. Maine has done neither — it has adopted neither the duty of technology competence nor mandatory tech CLE.

Justin Amash becomes first Republican congressman to call for Trump's impeachment - CNNPolitics

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Justin Amash becomes first Republican congressman to call for Trump's impeachment - CNNPolitics

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