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LawPay’s New ClientCredit Option Allows Clients to ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’

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Recent headlines in the financial press are replete with stories about the new boom in buy now, pay later financing for retail purchases, with many retailers, including Walmart, the nation’s largest, now offering these point-of-sale loans.

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Schafer on Defending New York Times v. Sullivan @MatthewSchafer

Media Law Prof Blog

Matthew Schafter, Fordham University School of Law, is publishing In Defense: New York Times v. Sullivan in volume 82 of the Louisiana Law Review. Here is the abstract. New York Times v. Sullivan, the landmark Supreme Court case that helped

Please Sign Up to Support the American Music Fairness Act #irespectmusic

Music Technology Policy

I don’t often ask MTP readers to support legislation, but it’s also not often that we truly get a chance to do justice. The American Music Fairness Act is both. The legislation closes the final loophole that allows broadcasters to get a free ride from artists on broadcast radio. Many people don’t know that the broadcasters have used their FCC licenses for the pubic airwaves to lobby against paying artists when a recording is played on terrestrial radio.

This Week in Regulation for Broadcasters: September 18, 2021 to September 24, 2021

Broadcast Law Blog

Here are some of the regulatory developments from the last week of significance to broadcasters , with links to where you can go to find more information as to how these actions may affect your operations.

Nicole Bradick and Andy Wishart on Why UI and UX Matter in Legal Tech Adoption

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You would be hard-pressed to find two people in legal technology more experienced in user interface and user experience design than Nicole Bradick and Andy Wishart. Bradick is founder and CEO of the legal tech design and development firm Theory and Principle.

For Joe Manchin, Corruption and Greed Are a Family Affair - FactKeepers.com

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For Joe Manchin, Corruption and Greed Are a Family Affair Marty Kassowitz "Joe Manchin has moved into the position of doing Mitch McConnell’s job by obstructing forward motion on the long overdue social investment needed to move the country back from the abyss of the effects of the “trickle down economics.” (As

Today’s Word: “Neuromarketing” at Spotify

Music Technology Policy

Just when you think you’ve heard it all, there’s more. According to reporting at Axios, Spotify employs “neuromarketing” technology to push crap onto the fans in their dearly cherished royalty desert, the ad supported free service eschewed by Apple Music. So what is this latest affront to humanity from Daniel Ek?

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ContractPodAi Raises $115M In Round Led By SoftBank’s Vision Fund

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It is another big investment in contract lifecycle technology, as London-based ContractPodAi today announced a $115 million Series C investment headed by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 , reportedly at a valuation five times greater than the company’s Series B round in 2019.

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez On The Standoff Between Progressive Democrats And Man.

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Practice Management Platform MyCase Now Integrates with Virtual Receptionist Service Smith.ai

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MyCase , the cloud-based practice management platform, and Smith.ai , a virtual receptionist service for law firms and other businesses, have created an integration by which MyCase customers will be able to outsource call answering while viewing and tracking call logs directly within MyCase.

Law Practice Management Company Smokeball Raises $30M

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The law practice management company Smokeball has secured a $30 million investment from private investors and employee shareholders in order to double down on growth, it said today.

Fueled By $20M Raise, Kira Spin-Off Zuva Reveals Its First Product

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Seven weeks ago, as Litera announced its acquisition of Kira Systems , the pioneering AI contract analysis company, Kira announced the spin off of a new company, Zuva , to continue developing machine learning technology for business documents.

Honored to Kick Off Litera’s New Podcast Series in Interview with Its CEO Avaneesh Marwaha

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The legal technology company Litera has unveiled a new podcast series, Legaltech Matters , and I had the honor of hosting the first episode — an interview with CEO Avaneesh Marwaha on what’s driving Litera’s acquisition strategy and where it’s going.

Guest Today on Legaltech Week Live: MyCase CEO Jim McGinnis Will Take Questions from our Panel

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Our regular Friday Legaltech Week live journalists’ roundtable will feature a guest today: Jim McGinnis , CEO of practice management company MyCase.

Panel Today: Legal Ops and How Tech Can Help Legal Departments Manage Legal Spend and Outside Counsel

LawSites

Today at noon ET, LexisNexis Canada will present?the the second program in its masterclass panel discussion series, Tech & Litigation, Shifting Paradigms. Today’s panel focuses on legal operations and how technology can help legal departments manage legal spend and outside counsel.

With the Clio Cloud Conference A Month Away, COO George Psiharis Provides a Preview (And A Discount Code)

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Fully virtual again this year, the Clio Cloud Conference is Oct. 26-29, with a full line-up of programs on legal practice and technology, keynote speakers such as Arianna Huffington, founder of Thrive and The Huffington Post, and entertainment from Grammy Award winning musicians.

How It Works: Woodpecker, Legal Document Automation for Solo and Small Firms

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On this episode of How It Works : Woodpecker , AI-enabled legal document automation for solo and small firms. Joining me in the video below to introduce Woodpecker and demonstrate how it works is founder and CEO Alex Melehy.

Remember – Political Ads for State and Local Races Trigger FCC Political Obligations

Broadcast Law Blog

We are nearing the end of September and, in many jurisdictions we are in the heart of political season – though mostly for state and local elections.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren On Getting All 50 Dem Senators On Board With Biden.

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Joe Manchin, Kyrsten Sinema Contradict Constituents In Obstructing Build.

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'Follow The Money': Obama Vet Blasts Joe Manchin And Kyrsten Sinema

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Liberals Dig In Against Infrastructure Bill as Party Divisions Persist They doubled down on a promise to oppose the infrastructure bill until Congress acts on a far more expansive domestic policy package.

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Liberals Dig In Against Infrastructure Bill as Party Divisions Persist “They doubled down on a promise to oppose the infrastructure bill until Congress acts on a far more expansive domestic policy package.

Senator Klobuchar FINALLY reveals Manchin's stance on new voting rights bill AND FILIBUSTER. This bill is a joke, without modifying the filibuster this is just White folks taking. Manchin insulted the civil rights leaders he met with. This is not serious.

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Voting Rights: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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Democrats, Modify The Filibuster And Pass Voting Rights Protections!

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Help For Haiti ????

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Haiti City In Shambles ????

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Joe Biden Is Not My Uncle

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“A Moral Crisis”: Reverend William Barber on Why Congress Must Pass $3.5 Trillion Bill | Democracy Now!

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“A Moral Crisis”: Reverend William Barber on Why Congress Must Pass $3.5 Trillion Bill | Democracy Now

The Plot to Kill Julian Assange: Report Reveals CIA’s Plan to Kidnap, Assassinate WikiLeaks Founder

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The U.S. Military Said It Was an ISIS Safe House. We Found an Afghan Family Home. -

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The U.S. Military Said It Was an ISIS Safe House. We Found an Afghan Family Home. - The New York Times

Rep. Maxine Waters: Biden Admin Must End “Inhumane” Deportation & Whipping of Haitian Asylum Seekers | Democracy Now!

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Maxine Waters: Biden Admin Must End “Inhumane” Deportation & Whipping of Haitian Asylum Seekers | Democracy Now

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Chris Hayes takes apart the racist right-wing immigration theory

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Chris Hayes takes apart the racist right-wing immigration theory

The 'Absolutely Frightening' Way Republicans Are Attacking Republicans. Joe Scarborough, Willie Geist and Jonathan Lemire discuss how Pro-Trump Republicans are taking revenge on Republican secretary of states who refused to cow-tow to 'big lie' tactics used to try to "steal the election."

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Trump Reveals He Asked Georgia Governor To 'Help Us Out' Following Defeat

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Trump confesses to pressuring Georgia governor to overturn 2020 election.

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All This Could Happen Again America is running out of time to prepare for the next pandemic.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

All This Could Happen Again “America is running out of time to prepare for the next pandemic. By Ed Yong 7:00 AM ET Photo-illustrations by Ben Shmulevitch A year after the United States bombed its pandemic performance in front of the world, the Delta variant opened the stage for a face-saving encore.