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Stop Senator @RonWyden and Big Tech from Crushing Creators’ Hopes for S. 1273 the CASE Act

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Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) is up to his old secret trickery, this time on Senate Bill 1273 the CASE Act. We need to do something about it. The CASE Act is the bipartisan copyright small claims legislation that is inches from becoming the law of the land.

Managed Services Veteran Ed Sohn Leaves EY Law To Join Axiom Spin-Off Factor

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Ed Sohn , a veteran managed services executive who last year joined EY Law when it acquired Pangea3 from Thomson Reuters, has now joined Factor , the managed services company that spun off last year from legal services company Axiom , where he will serve as its head of solutions.

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Yadav on Media and Sex Workers: Need For Reforming the Approach

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Vikrant Yadav, Government Law College, Mumbai, is publishing Media and Sex Workers: Need for Reforming the Approach in volume 9 of the International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research (2020). Here is the abstract. Sex industry is said to be the

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Smith on Political Fair Use @CathaySmith

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Cathay Smith, University of Montana School of Law, is publishing Political Fair Use in volume 62 of the William & Mary Law Review (2020). Here is the abstract. During election season, politicians and political campaigns often use pop culture or

New Legal Innovators Initiative Targets the Challenge for Firms of Supporting Diverse Staffing During Pandemic

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Among the lessons for law firms that came out of the recession of 2008 was that diversity and inclusion initiatives suffer during an economic downturn, says Bryan Parker , chief executive officer of alternative legal services provider Legal Innovators.

ROSS Asks Court to Dismiss Thomson Reuters’ Lawsuit, Decrying It As A Monopolistic Tactic

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After legal research goliath Thomson Reuters sued legal research startup ROSS Intelligence on May 6, alleging that it stole content from Westlaw, ROSS responded with a vow to fight the lawsuit, denying it did anything wrong and portraying the lawsuit as an anticompetitive tactic by TR to squelch an up-and-coming competitor.

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Atlanta mayor: Georgia governor comments are 'propaganda'

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It’s Becoming A Friday Tradition: Join Our Legal Tech Journalists’ Roundtable

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Our Legaltech Week roundtable of legal tech journalists is back today at 3 p.m. Eastern time, where we hash out the week’s top stories in legal technology (and beyond). It is free to attend the Zoom webinar, but you must preregister.

Governor sues Atlanta mayor, city council over mask mandate

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" ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp went to court Thursday to block Atlanta from enacting tougher coronavirus restrictions and its mask mandate. The move will set up a legal showdown between the state and local governments over efforts to contain the disease.

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp bans local governments from mandating masks. The order comes as 3,871 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Georgia Wednesday — the second highest daily total since the start of the pandemic.

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp bans local governments from mandating masks

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Justice Ginsburg Released From Hospital, 'Home And Doing Well' | MSNBC

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Featured Resource: Future-Proofing Corporate Data Privacy – Budgeting and Solutions to Address

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Each week, we’re highlighting one of the resources from our recently launched LawSites Resource Center , a library of downloadable content such as ebooks, white papers, case studies and more from experts and vendors in the legal industry.

Webinar Tomorrow: How to Get International Media Exposure for Your Legal Tech Startup

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I will be part of an international media panel tomorrow that will discuss how legal tech startups can get exposure for their companies. Sponsored by the European Legal Tech Association, the free 90-minute panel starts at 11:30 a.m. Eastern time. Other speakers are: Janet Huerta, Foro Jurídico.

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Research Platform ‘Cadwalader Cabinet’ Gets Full-Text Case Law through Fastcase Partnership

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Ever since its 2008 launch by the law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft , the Cadwalader Cabinet has been recognized as an innovative and practical research and intelligence platform for news and analysis of U.S. financial regulation.

Market Pushes Private Equity Firms To Scrutinize Legal Spend, But Many Lack the Technology, Survey Finds

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A survey of private equity firms in the U.S. and U.K. finds that a softening market for M&As and fundraising, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, is causing them to scrutinize their external legal spend more carefully than ever before.

A Rigorous Scientific Look Into The 'Fox News Effect'

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" In 2012, a Fairleigh Dickinson University survey reported that Fox News viewers were less informed about current events than people who didn't follow the news at all. The survey had asked current events questions like "Which party has the most seats in the House of Representatives?"

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Bill Nye demonstrates why wearing masks protects people from COVID-19

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US police kill up to 6 times more black people than white people

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US police kill up to 6 times more black people than white people 24 June 2020 Protesters at a demonstration against racism Paco Freire/SOPA Images/Sipa USA In some parts of the US, police kill black people at a rate six times higher than they kill white people.

Tucker Carlson addresses ex-staffer's racist posts, goes on vacation

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Coughing Republican Congressman

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Masks offer much more protection against coronavirus than many think - Los Angeles Times

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An idiot in Publix Supermarket was arguing with a sales employee saying that he didn't have to wear a mask even though the Mayor of Brookhaven, Georgia issued a mandatory mask order. He was the stereotypical, dumb Georgia yahoo. "

As AALL Convenes, A Look At The Increasingly Essential Role Of The Law Librarian

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Yesterday kicked off the 2020 annual conference of the American Association of Law Libraries , which runs all this week through Friday.

Thomson Reuters Responds to ROSS, Saying Its Motion Never Denied it Stole Content

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Earlier today, I reported on the motion to dismiss filed by ROSS Intelligence in a lawsuit filed against it by Thomson Reuters. Now, a TR spokesperson has issued a statement in response to the motion.

Deloitte Targets U.S. Legal Market with New Legal Business Services Practice

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Big Four professional services firm Deloitte said today it has launched a Legal Business Services practice in the U.S.,

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Video Shows Man Put NYPD Officer In Headlock

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Fauci opens up about why he's not being allowed on TV

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Watching Fox News Coincides with Higher COVID-19 Death Rates | NowThis

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The Fight Over Police Use Of Facial Recognition Technology

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Covid-19 has revealed a pre-existing pandemic of poverty that benefits the rich | Global development | The Guardian

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P overty is suddenly all over the front page. As coronavirus ravages the globe, its wholly disproportionate impact on poor people and marginalised communities is inescapable.

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Dr. Vin Gupta blasts GA governor for trying to block Atlanta mask mandate

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Vin Gupta blasts GA governor for trying to block Atlanta mask mandate

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