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For the 5th year running, Gordon Firemark named among “Best Lawyers”

Gordon P. Firemark

Gordon Firemark has again been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for his work in Entertainment Law – Theater. “I've always loved helping creatives and entertainers people bridge the gap to build successful businesses. I find this work so very rewarding.”

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“I don’t need another email whining about COVID”: Austin Landlords Lead the Way into the New Venue-Free Future

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When former real estate lawyer and current Austin Mayor Steve Adler cancelled SXSW in February there was one upside. Given his deep experience as a real estate lawyer he would appreciate the vast economic complexities of the sudden contraction of the cash flow to the Live Music Capitol of the World.

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If Your Judge Is Using this New AI Tool, Should You Be Using It Too?

Media Law

Thomson Reuters is today introducing an artificial intelligence brief-checking tool designed to help judges understand and validate the briefs submitted in their courts.

Eclipsed by Evolving Law, Policy and Technology, Seminal Mobile Location Data Case Settled

New Media and Technology Law

This past week, the operator of the popular Weather Channel (“TWC”) mobile phone app entered into a Stipulation of Settlement with the Los Angeles City Attorney, Mike Feuer (“City Attorney”), closing the books on one of the first litigations to focus on the collection of locational data through mobile phones. People v.

Georgia, Texas and Florida lead the country in coronavirus cases - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

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Georgia, Texas and Florida lead the country in coronavirus cases per capita Per capita, Georgia has reported the most cases per day over a 7-day average of any state, followed by Texas and Florida.

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Contract Lifecycle Company Agiloft Gets $45M Investment and New CEO

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The contract management lifecycle company Agiloft has received a $45 million growth equity investment from FTV Capital — the first outside investment for this 29-year-old California company.

TechnoLawyer Names Its Top 10 Products of 2020

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As it has almost every year since 2011, the legal technology newsletter TechnoLawyer has published its picks for the top products of the year.

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Litera Acquires Litigation Management Platform Allegory Law from Integreon

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In March , Alma Asay joined Litera , after founding and then selling to Integreon the litigation management platform Allegory Law. Now, Asay and the product she created are together again, as Litera is announcing today that it has purchased Allegory Law.

In Latest Court Filing, ROSS Fires Back at Thomson Reuters’ Claims of Copyright Infringement

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In a brief filed today in federal court in Delaware, legal research startup ROSS Intelligence fired back at Thomson Reuters’ claims that it stole copyrighted content from Westlaw in order to jumpstart development of its own product.

Harris Fills A Historic Role On DNC Night 3 | FiveThirtyEight Politics P.

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Former President Barack Obama's 2020 Democratic National Convention Spee.

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Featured Resource: Artificial Intelligence 101: Introducing AI into Contract Management

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Each week, we’re highlighting one of the resources from the 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.

Photo Gallery: Two Years of LawNext in 92 Thumbnails

Media Law

Two years ago, I signed off the podcast I’d done for 13 years to launch a new podcast , LawNext , where I planned to feature the innovators and entrepreneurs who are driving what’s next in law.

Investment Firm to Take Majority Share in Factor, the Axiom Managed Services Spin-Off

Media Law

The managed services company Factor , one of two companies that spun off last year from legal services company Axiom , said today that one of its original investors, the investment firm Carrick Capital Partners, will multiply its stake in the company to become its majority shareholder.

After Acquiring HighQ Last Year, Thomson Reuters Releases ‘Significant’ Upgrades

Media Law

A year after it acquired HighQ , the London-based enterprise collaboration and file-sharing platform for the legal industry, Thomson Reuters is today announcing an upgraded version of the platform, which it says is the most significant HighQ release to date, with more than 100 new features and enhancements.

Highlights From First Night Of 2020 DNC | NBC News

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On LawNext: The Story Behind Erin Levine’s DIY Platform ‘Hello Divorce’

Media Law

It should have come as no surprise when California attorney Erin Levine recently announced her plan to go nationwide with her do-it-yourself divorce platform Hello Divorce. After all, the site has been seeing rapid growth and has earned Levine broad accolades, including the 2020 James I.

How Kira’s AI Is Being Used To Support Police Accountability Reform

Media Law

Kira Systems is known in the legal profession for its machine learning software that identifies, extracts and analyzes text in commercial contracts, often used in M&A due diligence reviews.

Modern Day Segregation | Nikole Hannah-Jones | Talks at Google

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US averaging over 50,000 Covid-19 cases per day

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Kamala Harris' Greatest Moments | NowThis

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Former USPS chair of board of governors sounds alarm on mail-in voting

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Women's groups call for an end to sexist, racists attacks against Kamala.

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ICYMI: Legaltech Week for 8.14.20 – Utah’s Sandbox, E-Discovery Acquisition, Robot Lawyers, Virtual Firms, and Joe Patrice Coins A Term

Media Law

If you missed our live panel of legal journalists yesterday discussing the week’s top stories in legal technology and innovation, here are the audio and video recordings.

Sen. Kamala Harris officially accepts nomination for vice president

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Kamala Harris officially accepts nomination for vice president

'Devastating': Revelations from Senate intel report

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Devastating': Revelations from Senate intel report

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In the first night of their first virtual convention, Democrats made their case for Joseph R. Biden Jr. with a mix of recorded programming and notable speakers delivering live remarks. Democratic National Convention - New York Times

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Does Louis DeJoy want to be 'that guy' blocking the vote?

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Does Louis DeJoy want to be 'that guy' blocking the vote

Juries: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) John Oliver takes a look at why people of color are routinely excluded from becoming jurors, who their absence impacts, and what we can do to create a fairer system.

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Widespread public outrage halts Post Office removal of mailboxes

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Widespread public outrage halts Post Office removal of mailboxes

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'Constituent power' key to making Congress to save Postal Service

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Constituent power' key to making Congress to save Postal Service

Civil society is last line of defense to preserve U.S. democracy

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Civil society is last line of defense to preserve U.S. democracy

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'Trump definitely still has a shot at reelection': Nate Silver. Register and vote early. You should apply for your "vote by mail" application. I have already sent in my absentee ballot application. Please don't wait.

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Paul Manafort, Trump's 2016 campaign chair, had repeated contact with Russian intelligence, Senate panel finds - The Washington Post

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Paul Manafort, Trump's 2016 campaign chair, had repeated contact with Russian intelligence, Senate panel finds - The Washington Post

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Here’s one way Trump could try to steal the election, voting experts say - The Washington Post

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"There’s a plausible way that independent voting experts worry President Trump could try to steal the election: by blocking the counting of mail-in ballots. Democrats are much more supportive of voting by mail than Republicans, according to recent polls.