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The Supreme Court Should See Through Google’s Industrial-Strength Fair Use Charade

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[This post first appeared on Morning Consult. The US Supreme Court will hear oral argument in the Google v. Oracle case on October 7]. Google’s appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court of two Federal Circuit decisions in Oracle’s favor is turning into the most consequential copyright case of the court’s term — if not the decade.

Robinson and Hill on The Trouble With "True Threats" @bloglawonline

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Eric P. Robinson and Morgan B. Hill have published The Trouble with "True Threats," at 8 UB Journal of Media Law & Ethics 37 (2020). Here is the abstract. In the midst of prevalent abusive language online, the U.S. Supreme

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New Tech Tool Helps Organizations Achieve Diversity and Inclusion

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A technology platform unveiled today is designed to help organizations develop and implement plans to achieve greater diversity, equity and inclusion.

McConnell Suggests White House Is ‘Paying The Price’ For Lax Covid Proto.

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Facebook Brings Suit against Developers of a Browser Extension That Harvested User Data

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In continuing its efforts to enforce its terms and policies against developers that engage in unauthorized scraping of user data , this week Facebook brought suit against two marketing analytics firms, BrandTotal Ltd (“BrandTotal”) and Unimania, Inc.

CASEpeer Integrates with Soluno to Add Cost and Trust Accounting

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CASEpeer , a case management platform for plaintiffs’ attorneys, is today launching an integration with the legal accounting software company Soluno that will provide its users access to a full suite of cost and trust accounting tools. “Our goal was to have the integration between the two platforms be very seamless,” CASEpeer CEO Gabriela Cubeiro said during a demonstration that she and Soluno cofounder Alan Tuback recently gave me.

What to Expect at Next Week’s Clio Cloud Conference

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For Clio , the practice management company that helped pioneer cloud computing for legal, it is only fitting that its Clio Cloud Conference be in the cloud, as it will be Oct. 13-16 next week. But, at the same time, for a company whose physical conference has become known as one of the legal profession’s leading events, maintaining that momentum in a virtual setting is a challenge.

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Pence And Harris Evade Questions In VP Debate l FiveThirtyEight Politics.

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LawNext Special Report: Legalweek Head Mark Fried Answers Questions about Taking the Conference Virtual

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After much speculation about the future of Legalweek – one of the world’s largest and most-anticipated legal technology and legal business conferences – the conference’s organizers announced on Oct. 1 that it will be virtual in 2021.

Graham And Harrison Face Off In First S.C. Senate Debate | Morning Joe |.

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On LawNext: Lex Machina Chairman Josh Becker’s ‘Exit Interview’ from Legal Tech

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30, 2020, was Josh Becker’s last day in legal tech, at least for the time being, as he pursues his campaign for election to the California state Senate in the district that encompasses Silicon Valley cities such as Palo Alto, Mountain View and Menlo Park.

New ‘Market Standards’ from LexisNexis offers Data-Driven Approach to M&A Research

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LexisNexis says a new research tool it is launching today for searching, comparing and analyzing mergers and acquisitions is the most comprehensive and detailed database of publicly filed M&A deals available on the market.

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Democratic Challenger Jamie Harrison To Sen. Graham: ‘How Good Is Your W.

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Maskless UGA fans? Twitter reacts to scenes in the stands at Auburn game. Uncivilized Georgians at UGA football game against Auburn yesterday. This type of ignorant behavior is typical here in Georgia. Georgia,

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Masks Are Legal, Dummy | LegalEagle’s Real Law Review

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What It Means When Democrats Talk About Packing The Court l FiveThirtyEi.

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F.B.I. Says a Michigan Militia Plotted to Kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

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" Six men were arrested and accused of plotting with a militia group to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan, the authorities announced on Thursday. The men, who the F.B.I. said espoused anti-government views, had talked about taking Ms. Whitmer, a Democrat, hostage since at least the summer, according to a criminal complaint filed in federal court and unsealed on Thursday. They had surveilled Ms.

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Featured on LawSitesResources: Guide to Investigative Research Software

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The law doesn’t win cases, facts do. Those words of wisdom come from Jared Correia, founder and CEO of Red Cave Law Firm Consulting, not to mention a friend and north-of-Boston neighbor of mine. Jared has written a 24-page guide to performing research into public and private records and using that information to complete the fact-finding side of your legal research.

Would you feel safe in the debate hall with Mike Pence? Dr. Peter Hotez says ‘no’

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Would you feel safe in the debate hall with Mike Pence? Dr. Peter Hotez says ‘no

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The Fourth Private Equity Investment In A Practice Management Company In As Many Weeks

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In the span of less than a month, the landscape of law practice management software has been dramatically reshaped, as September brought a spate of three major acquisitions by private equity firms of companies with technology related to the management of smaller law firms. Now there is another private equity investment to report: Actionstep , a cloud-based practice management system founded in New Zealand and with a significant presence in the U.S.,

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SC absentee voters must get witness signature, US Supreme Court rules

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SC absentee voters must get witness signature, US Supreme Court rules October 05, 2020 10:33 PM “WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Supreme Court reinstated a South Carolina election law Monday night that requires voters who mail in their absentee ballots to have someone witness their vote by signing their name on the back of the mail-in ballot envelope. The high court issued a unanimous ruling after-hours Monday night, overturning a decision made last month by U.S.

Democratic Challenger Jamie Harrison To Sen. Graham: ‘How Good Is Your W.

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Democratic Challenger Jamie Harrison To Sen. Graham: ‘How Good Is Your W.

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Bill Barr comes under fire for declining to quarantine after potential coronavirus exposure

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Bill Barr comes under fire for declining to quarantine after potential coronavirus exposure

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Trump Leaves Hospital, Minimizing Virus and Urging Americans ‘Not to Let It Dominate Your Life’ - The New York Times

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"The president appeared eager to be back at the White House and dispel any questions about his capacity after being diagnosed with the coronavirus, despite continuing questions about his health.

Opinion | The medical briefing on Trump’s health was an insulting exercise in obfuscation - The Washington Post

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" Saturday’s briefing by President Trump’s medical team was a deliberate exercise in obfuscation, insulting to the public and unbefitting the seriousness of the moment. Every first-year medical student knows that you can’t describe a patient’s condition without including the exact vital signs.

Revealed: Trump-linked consultant tied to Facebook pages warning election will cause civil war | US news | The Guardian

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" A far right rally in Portland, Oregon on 26 September 2020.

Trump Has Election Meltdown as White House Covers Up COVID-19 Outbreak:

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Trevor Reacts to Trump Getting COVID | The Daily Social Distancing Show.

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Tapper: Trump has become a symbol of his failures

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Opinion | Trump says he feels great. My experience — as a doctor and patient — says that might not last. - The Washington Post

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"Michael S. Saag is associate dean for global health and director of the Center for AIDS Research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. As I watched President Trump standing on the Truman Balcony after returning from the hospital Monday night, I saw a reflection of myself in March, when I was infected with covid-19: short-winded after walking up a flight of steps. Trying to hide the shortness of breath and stifle a cough.

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Trump says he won't participate in virtual debate with Biden, LISTEN.

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Trump says he won't participate in virtual debate with Biden, LISTEN.

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Trump returns to WH, says to not be afraid of coronavirus

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Trump returns to WH, says to not be afraid of coronavirus

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Domestic Workers React With Anger After Trump Says Not To Fear COVID : Live Updates: Trump Tests Positive For Coronavirus : NPR

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" Some domestic workers and others impacted by COVID-19 are reacting angrily to President Trump's urging to "get out there" and "Don't be afraid of Covid. Don't let it dominate your life," soon after he left Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Monday, where he was treated for COVID-19. They accuse the president of sounding not only reckless but callous about the more than 200,000 people in the U.S.