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Do this for your business before the holidays get in the way.

Gordon P. Firemark

Thanksgiving, and the Winter holiday chaos that ensues are just around the corner. Once they arrive, most non-retail businesses can expect things to go into a sort of “standby” mode until after the new year.

Wilson on The Digital Ethnography of Law: Studying Online Hate Speech Online and Offline @richardawilson7 @UConnLaw

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Richard Ashby Wilson, University of Connecticut School of Law, has published The Digital Ethnography of Law: Studying Online Hate Speech Online and Offline at 3 Journal of Legal Anthropology 1 (October 2019). Here is the abstract. The ethnography of social

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Why Worry About Political Ad Pinocchios With @Jack Dorsey’s Twitter BotNet Apps?

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Cancelling political ads that tread on (or even trample…or even incinerate) someone’s truth are all the rage. Having skimmed the cream from political ad revenue, Twitter has announced it is banning political ads to great fanfare–after the cow escaped from the barn.

Witness reveals what President Trump said on Ukraine phone call

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Join Me Tomorrow at the Milwaukee Bar Law & Technology Conference

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If you are in the Milwaukee area, the Milwaukee Bar Association’s annual Law & Technology Conference is tomorrow. I will be there, presenting the keynote on the ethical duty of technology competence and also moderating a panel on legal analytics that features views from the bench and bar.

Teeni-Harari and Yadin on Regulatory Literacy: Rethinking Television Rating in the New Media Age @Sharon_Yadin

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Tali Teeni-Harari and Sharon Yadin, both of the Peres Academic Center, are publishing Regulatory Literacy: Rethinking Television Rating in the New Media Age in volume 88 of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review (2019). Here is the abstract. Rating

Must Read: @realrobcopeland: Google’s ‘Project Nightingale’ Gathers Personal Health Data on Millions of Americans

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Wall Street Journal reporter Rob Copeland has unearthed another Google data scraping scandal, this time your private health information. As usual, Google doesn’t want you to focus on how they use this data in the background for data profiling in ways that you don’t know is happening and that you were never asked to consent to. The scandal isn’t that it’s illegal, the scandal is that it isn’t illegal.

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Which Legal Research Service Do Law Students Prefer? The Answer May Surprise You

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If you had to guess which legal research service law students prefer, you’d probably answer Westlaw. After all, back in the early days of legal research, West pioneered the idea of giving law students free access in the hope of creating career-long customers.

Goodman and Whittington on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act and the Future of Online Speech @ellgood

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Ellen P. Goodman, Rutgers Law School, and Ryan Whittington, German Marshall Fund of the United States, has published Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act and the Future of Online Speech, a Rutgers Law School Research Paper. Here is the

Save the Date: Alissa McCain to Receive Cindi Lazzari Artist Advocate Award from TESLAW

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Alissa McCain will receive the 2019 Cindi Lazzari Artist Advocate Award from the Texas Entertainment and Sports Law Section (TESLAW) of the State Bar of Texas on November 20 at the InterContinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel. Alissa has twenty years of dedicated and groundbreaking artist advocacy work that has had a substantial impact on the lives of thousands of artists across Texas.

Elephant In The Impeachment Hearing: Trump Hands Russia Big Wins | Rache.

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How Does A Lawyer Get Competent in Tech? I Asked Twitter and Got 100+ Answers

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When I give presentations on lawyers’ ethical duty to be competent in technology, audience members often come up to me afterwards and ask something to the effect of, “Ok, I get it, but how do I become competent in technology?”

Social Media, Traditional Media, and the Naming of the Whistleblower

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From CNN: Both Facebook and YouTube announced on Friday that they are removing mentions of the whistleblower's name from their platforms, citing concerns that such content could could lead to harm and pointing to their policy prohibiting "outing of witness

Circuit Court Denies LinkedIn’s Petition for En Banc Review of hiQ Scraping Decision

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Last month, LinkedIn Corp. LinkedIn”) filed a petition for rehearing en banc of the Ninth Circuit’s blockbuster decision in hiQ Labs, Inc. LinkedIn Corp. , 17-16783 (9 th Cir. Sept. 9, 2019). The crucial question before the original panel concerned the scope of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) liability to unwanted web scraping of publicly available social media profile data and whether once hiQ Labs, Inc. (“hiQ”),

Inside the Founding Fathers’ Debate Over What Constituted an Impeachable Offense | History | Smithsonian

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"The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia was winding down, the draft of the United States’ supreme law almost finished, and George Mason, the author of Virginia’s Declaration of Rights, was becoming alarmed.

LawNext Special Report: Doxly Founder Haley Altman at the Clio Cloud Conference

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After 10 years as a lawyer at two leading transactional law firms, Haley Altman decided there should be a better way to structure the workflow around the many deals in which she was involved.

Adam Schiff impeachment hearing full opening remarks

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Is It a Crime to Encourage Unauthorized Immigration? The Supreme Court Will Decide by Adam Liptak , nytimes.com November 11, 2019 06:25 AM An appeals court struck down a broad 1986 law under the First Amendment, saying it covers conversations between family members and legal advice.

Supreme Court to tackle Trump's DACA termination

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'Explicit Impeachable Offenses': See Harvard Impeachment Expert Nail Tru.

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How Trump's Ukraine Conspiracy Backfired In The Impeachment Probe | The.

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Dems' Point Person For Impeaching Trump Won The Last Senate Impeachment.

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Trump's Stonewalling Adds To Impeachment Evidence | The Beat With Ari Me.

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Here's What Harriet Got Wrong About Harriet Tubman's Life

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SLAPP Suits: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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When America Tried to Deport Its Radicals ”On a winter night a hundred years ago, Ellis Island, the twenty-seven-acre patch of land in New York Harbor that had been the gateway to America for millions of hopeful immigrants, was playing the opposite role.

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‘It's Time For President Donald Trump To Throw Rudy From The Train’ | Al.

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Did the cops frame death row prisoner Rodney Reed for a murder he didn't.

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Trump Denigrates Ex-Envoy Yovanovitch on Twitter During Impeachment Testimony - The New York Times

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Even as Ms. Yovanovitch was testifying about “the smear campaign against me,” President Trump hurled insults at her on Twitter. She called his tweets “very intimidating” while Democrats accused the president of real-time witness intimidation and suggested it could form the basis for an article of impeachment. Peter BakerMichael D. Shear By Peter Baker and Michael D. Shear RIGHT NOWRepublicans and Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee are questioning Marie L.

Impeachment Hearings Open With Revelation on Trump’s Ukraine Pressure As public hearings began, William B. Taylor Jr., the top American diplomat in Ukraine, said he was told President Trump cared more about investigating Joe Biden than he did about Ukraine.

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“If we find that the president of the United States abused his power and invited foreign interference in our elections, or if he sought to condition, coerce, extort or bribe an ally, if this is not impeachable conduct, what is?” Ambassador Taylor and Mr. Kent, I’d like to welcome you here. I’d like to congratulate you for passing the Democrats’ star chamber auditions held for the last weeks in the basement of the Capitol. It seems you agreed, witting or unwittingly, to participate in a drama.

LawNext Special Report – Fastcase CEO Ed Walters at the Clio Cloud Conference

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In another of a series of special episodes of LawNext recorded live at the Clio Cloud Conference, I interviewed Ed Walters, CEO and cofounder of the online legal research company Fastcase. Under Ed’s leadership, Fastcase has grown to become one of the world’s largest legal publishers, currently serving more than 800,000 subscribers from around the world.