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How DLA Piper Moved Over 3,000 Staff to Working from Home in 36 Hours

Media Law

I have to confess that I have been surprised by the ease with which many large law firms transitioned to working from home.

Hudson on Cyberbullying and Freedom of Speech @Hudboxing @BelmontLaw

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David L. Hudson, Jr., Belmont University College of Law, has published Essay: Cyberbullying and Freedom of Speech at 50 New Mexico Law Review 287 (2020). Here is the abstract. Part I of this essay examines state cyberbullying laws. These laws

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With Faith in Their Hearts

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The Final Formation: U.S. Forces Cemetary, Normandy, France. “And what sort of soldiers are those you are to lead? Are they reliable? Are they brave? Are they capable of victory? Their story is known to all of you. It is the story of the American man at arms.

'None Of Us Can Be Silent': Biden Responds To Outrage Over George Floyd'.

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New Lead Scoring Tool from GrowPath Algorithmically Evaluates Prospective Clients

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When a call comes into your law firm from a prospective client, will your intake specialist know if the case is a good one for your firm? How long will it take before an attorney can review and evaluate the lead? Will that potential client have found someone else by the time you call back?

Arresting Dissent: New Policy Paper From PEN America @PENamerica

Media Law Prof Blog

A new policy paper from PEN America: Arresting Dissent: Legislative Restrictions on the Right To Protest

President Signs Executive Order Directing Agencies to Probe the Contours of CDA Immunity

New Media and Technology Law

President Trump signed an Executive Order today attempting to curtail legal protections under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (“Section 230” or the “CDA”).

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On LawNext: A Coronavirus Success Story – How A State Bar and Two Legaltech Companies Partnered to Help the Unemployed Get Legal Help

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On the latest episode of the LawNext podcast: A coronavirus success story – how a state bar, anticipating a tidal wave of unemployment claims, partnered with two legaltech companies to launch a pro bono portal in barely more than a week.

Launching Today: Legal Billing Rates Database Enables Benchmarking By Firms and Clients

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The company Reorg , a global provider of financial intelligence, is today launching a first-of-its-kind Legal Billing Rates Database, an analytics tool that uses data drawn from court dockets to help attorneys benchmark their fees in preparation for client pitches.

Watch or Listen to the Legaltech Week Journalist Roundtable for 5.22.20

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The Legaltech Week journalist roundtable is back, with a week-in-review discussion by leading legaltech journalists from the U.S. and U.K. who discuss and dissect the week’s top stories.

Join Us Friday for Another Live Recording of the Legaltech Week Journalists’ Roundtable

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Our weekly roundtable of legaltech journalists is back Friday for another live recording session. Join us as we recap the week’s top legaltech stories, and shoot us your questions. Register here. Panelists this week: Nicole Black , legal technology columnist and legaltech evangelist at MyCase.

Cuomo weighs in on Minneapolis protests: "I stand with the protesters"

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Featured Resource: The Complete Guide to E-Discovery Preservation, 2nd Edition

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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.

7 People Shot at Louisville Protest Over the Death of Breonna Taylor - The New York Times

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"The protests in Kentucky were prompted by the killing of Ms. Taylor, a black woman who was shot dead by white police officers who entered her home in March. A demonstration protesting the death of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Ky., escalated on Thursday night, and seven people were shot.

Opinion | Of Course There Are Protests. The State Is Failing Black People. - The New York Times

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"The collapse of politics and governance leaves no other option. Ready or not, life is returning to some sort of normal in the United States, and normal inevitably includes police officers killing an unarmed black man in their custody, followed by street protests.

Lemon on Floyd's death: This is why Kaepernick took a knee

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‘Is this a joke?’ See Don Lemon’s reaction to FBI’s request

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Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields addresses the death of George Floyd

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2 Days in May That Shattered Korean Democracy

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2 Days in May That Shattered Korean Democracy The US response to a dictatorship’s repression in Gwangju in 1980 was even worse than we thought. By Tim Shorrock and Injeong Kim Today 1:25 pm Chonnam National University, where the Gwangju Uprising began, on May 18, 1980.

Hear from protesters in Minneapolis on second night of demonstrations

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Opinion | How White Women Use Themselves as Instruments of Terror - The New York Times

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There are too many noosed necks, charred bodies and drowned souls for them to deny knowing precisely what they are doing. Opinion Columnist “Rise Up,” a statue by Hank Willis Thomas at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice.

Amy Cooper and George Floyd remind us how far we have to go - The Washington Post

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One of the easiest ways to confirm someone is a racist is when they do or say something racist and then say, "I am not a racist". Yes you are!

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Tension Mounts In Minneapolis As Protesters Clash With Police | Morning.

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How can police keep the peace when they act as a murderous enemy. These people are reacting to police murder without an arrest.

Webinar Today: Making Malpractice Insurance Less Painful through Tech

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Eighty percent of lawyers get sued for malpractice at some point in their careers, a startling statistic that underscores why professional liability insurance is a must-have component of a law practice.

100,000 dead Americans. One wrong president.

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Minneapolis police clash with protesters demanding justice for George Floyd

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There’s Only One Possible Conclusion: White America Likes Its Killer Cops

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There’s Only One Possible Conclusion: White America Likes Its Killer Cops “There’s a straight line connecting Derek Chauvin to Amy Cooper—and that line is white support of police violence.

Today at 10:30 ET: Live Interview with Kathryn DeBord, Chief Innovation Officer, Bryan Cave

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For my weekly Law Insights program on Litera TV today, I’ll be interviewing Kathryn DeBord , chief innovation officer at the law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner. You can watch the live stream directly at the Litera TV page.

Coronavirus Pandemic Illustrates Importance of Scientific Literacy | MSNBC

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Malcolm X : White Liberals and Conservatives

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Malcolm X. Oxford Union Debate, Dec. 3 1964

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How Will COVID-19 Change the World? Historian Frank Snowden on Epidemics.

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George Floyd's death: Minneapolis police chief 'absolutely sorry' as fiery protests prompt calls for peace - CNN

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(CNN) Prosecutors looking at the death of George Floyd on Thursday asked the people of Minneapolis for patience while they investigate the case that has riled the city and the nation. Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died after pleading for help as a police officer used his knee on Floyd's neck to pin him -- unarmed and handcuffed -- to the ground. His death sparked outrage and protests across the country, demonstrations that continued Thursday.

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Tension Mounts In Minneapolis As Protesters Clash With Police | Morning.

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In Large Texas Cities, Access To Coronavirus Testing May Depend On Where You Live

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In Large Texas Cities, Access To Coronavirus Testing May Depend On Where You Live Audrey Carlsen May 27, 2020 5:00 AM ET “ As COVID-19 continues to spread across the country, state and local health officials rush to try to detect and contain outbreaks before they get out of control. A key to that is testing, and despite a slow start, testing has increased around the country. But it's still not always easy to get a test.

Labor leader: 'Ham sandwich' not worth the lives of meat workers

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I’m a public defender in Manhattan. The Central Park video is all too familiar. - The Washington Post

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" That viral video circulating of a white woman calling the police on a black man in New York’s Central Park on Monday was sadly all too familiar. The privilege that the woman in the video sought to weaponize with her 911 call is real — and the system that enables it is overdue for reform. The incident began when Christian Cooper, in the park to birdwatch on Memorial Day, asked a woman to leash her dog in an area where that’s required, and things escalated from there.

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