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Black Box Invasion: The Implications of The MLC’s $424 Million Black Box

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The Circular Awards Ceremony has begun anew and the corporate media wants someone to adore, dang it! Cue “It’s a Pleasure Being Sad.” ” The MLC received $424 million of “inception to date black box” as required by the statute enacted October 18, 2019.

Announcing the 15 Winners of the 2021 ABA TECHSHOW Startup Alley Competition

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The results are in. Readers have been voting to select the 15 legal technology startups that will get to participate in the fifth-annual Startup Alley at ABA TECHSHOW 2021 , which will be held virtually March 8-12, 2021.

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Fight to vote: activism works – just look at the 1965 Voting Rights Act “Martin Luther King Jr and Lyndon B Johnson’s telegrams underscore just how significantly Selma changed the calculus on pushing voting rights legislation Sam Levine Lyndon B Johnson discusses the Voting Rights Act with Martin Luther King Jr.

Group of Democratic Senators Release Latest CDA Reform Bill

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With the change in administrations in Washington, there has been a drive to enact or amend legislation in a variety of areas.

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@BradSmi: Microsoft’s Endorsement of Australia’s Proposal on Technology and the News

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[We have repeatedly seen Google refuse to pay for the news they datamine and use to drive traffic–you know, words written by journalists (or as they are known in the Googleplex “keywords” Google recently threatened to pull out of Australia if they were forced to pay for the news that in part drives their platform’s success. And of course, Facebook says “me too” like some AOL troll.

On LawNext: LaunchFactory Has Legal Tech Ideas, Seeks Founders To Run With Them

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Have you ever wanted to found a tech company but needed the right idea? A California company called LaunchFactory has the ideas and is looking for founders to take them on – including in the legal tech space. The company takes a decidedly unique path to launching companies.

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Killed For Jaywalking? Police Under Fire For Escalating Stop Of Black Ma.

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'It's cultural genocide': inside the fight to stop a pipeline on tribal lands

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It's cultural genocide': inside the fight to stop a pipeline on tribal lands Tara Houska, a tribal attorney and advocate, outside Park Rapids, Minnesota.

The Link From MAGA Riot To White Supremacy In U.S. Policing | The Beat W.

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How One Conservative Clan Got To The Capitol | All In | MSNBC

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The Legaltech Week Journalists’ Roundtable Returns Today At 3 P.M. ET

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After a one-week hiatus, the Legaltech Week journalists’ roundtable returns today, live at 3 p.m. Eastern time. We’ll hash out the top legal tech stories of the last couple weeks. Anything notable happen? We’re on every Friday at 3 p.m. Hope you’ll join us.

Senators Ossoff & Warnock Co-Sponsor John Lewis Voting Rights Act & Wash.

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‘Brazen Lie’: Chris Hayes Calls Out Gov. Abbott, Fox News For Texas Powe.

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Covid-19 Live Updates: U.S. Life Expectancy Plummeted in 2020 The drop was particularly steep for Black Americans, with life spans declining by 2.7 years. And communities of color are not getting equal access to vaccines.

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Covid-19 Live Updates: U.S. Life Expectancy Plummeted in 2020 “The drop was particularly steep for Black Americans, with life spans declining by 2.7 years. And communities of color are not getting equal access to vaccines. Updated Feb. 18, 2021, 9:22 a.m.

Cuomo-gate: a Nixonian scandal is engulfing New York

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Castro: Texas Power Chaos Is Worst State Policy Disaster Since Flint Wat.

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Third shot may be needed to combat new coronavirus variants, Bill Gates says - CBS News

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Third shot may be needed to combat new coronavirus variants, Bill Gates says By Caitlin Yilek CBS News February 17, 2021, 7:06 AM "A third dose of coronavirus vaccine may be needed to prevent serious cases of new variants of the disease, Bill Gates said Tuesday.

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Texas Blackouts Hit Minority Neighborhoods Especially Hard

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Texas Blackouts Hit Minority Neighborhoods Especially Hard “As the freak winter storm raged, historically marginalized communities were among the first to face power outages, experts say. Published Feb. 16, 2021 Updated Feb. 17, 2021, 6:38 a.m.

America’s Brutal Racial History Is Written All Over Our Genes Our country has struggled to reckon with the horrors of the past. Could DNA tests help?

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America’s Brutal Racial History Is Written All Over Our Genes “Our country has struggled to reckon with the horrors of the past. Could DNA tests help?

Covid-Linked Syndrome in Children Is Growing and Cases Are More Severe - The New York Times

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Covid-Linked Syndrome in Children Is Growing and Cases Are More Severe "The condition, which usually emerges several weeks after infection, is still rare, but can be dangerous. “A A higher percentage of them are really critically ill,” one doctor said. 16, 2021, 3:00 a.m.

The Next Pandemic: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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X1 Enterprise Now Integrates with RelativityOne for Remote Data Collection

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The companies X1 and Relativity today announced that the X1 Enterprise Platform , which allows remote searching of data on the end-user’s machine, now integrates with RelativityOne Collect , an application for collecting data from various sources and custodians.

Covid-Linked Syndrome in Children Is Growing and Cases Are More Severe - The New York Times

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Covid-Linked Syndrome in Children Is Growing and Cases Are More Severe "The condition, which usually emerges several weeks after infection, is still rare, but can be dangerous. “A A higher percentage of them are really critically ill,” one doctor said. 16, 2021, 3:00 a.m.

Biden and the Fed Leave 1970s Inflation Fears Behind - The New York Times

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Biden and the Fed Leave 1970s Inflation Fears Behind "Administration and Fed officials argue that workers not getting enough stimulus help is a larger concern than potential spikes in consumer prices. Published Feb. 15, 2021 Updated Feb. 16, 2021, 12:25 a.m. ET Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H.

Opinion | Ancient Rome Has an Urgent Warning for Us - The New York Times

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I Actually Like Teaching on Zoom "There may be less human warmth. But there can be more human connection. 15, 2021 By Viet Thanh Nguyen Mr. Nguyen, a contributing opinion writer, is the author of the novel “The Sympathizer” and its forthcoming sequel, “The Committed.”

Tapper: Indecent behavior is indecent, regardless of party

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American exceptionalism, Republicans believe law and order only applies to people of color.

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Here is the law the Justice Department should charge him with but won’t.

Arizona Republican Says 'American Citizens' Should be Prioritized for COVID-19 Vaccine, Not 'Hispanics'

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Arizona Republican Says 'American Citizens' Should be Prioritized for COVID-19 Vaccine, Not 'Hispanics' Representative Debbie Lesko, a Republican from Arizona, speaks during a House Homeland Security Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. The hearing is titled “Examining the National Response to the Worsening Coronavirus Pandemic.” Photo: Andrew Harnik (Getty Images) White conservatives are annoying.

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Pfizer and Moderna vaccines have reduced effectiveness against South African variant, newly published studies show

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Live updates: Pfizer and Moderna vaccines have reduced effectiveness against South African variant, newly published studies show Paulina Firozi Two of the most promising coronavirus vaccines recently showed reduced effectiveness against the more virulent virus strain first seen in South Africa, according to reports in the New England Journal of Medicine , but also appeared to mobilize enough of an antibody response to neutralize the pathogen.

Grocery workers say they can’t get vaccines, even as they help distribute them Just 13 states, including Maryland and Virginia, are offering vaccines to grocery workers

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Grocery workers say they can’t get vaccines, even as they help distribute them “Just 13 states, including Maryland and Virginia, are offering vaccines to grocery workers Abha Bhattarai The nation’s 3 million grocery workers lag other essential workers when it comes to vaccine priority. Scotty Perry/Bloomberg) Months later, they’re still waiting. Though more than 100 vaccinations a week are given at Quality Food Centers’ in-house pharmacy, most store employees have yet to schedule theirs.

Biden Says No to $50,000 Student Debt Forgiveness. Biden returning to true form.

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‘I Will Not Make That Happen’: Biden Says No to $50,000 Student Debt Forgiveness Photo: Saul Loeb (Getty Images) "Get ready to lower your expectations if you’d been hoping that President Biden would heed the call of some Democrats to cancel student debt up to $50,000 per borrower. The president outright rejected that idea during a town hall hosted by CNN in Milwaukee on Tuesday.

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Opinion: The vaccinated need to know: What’s safe for them to do?

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Opinion: The vaccinated need to know: What’s safe for them to do? Leana S. Wen Motorists wait to get the coronavirus vaccine at California State University of Los Angeles on Tuesday. Jae C. Hong/AP) “The current response is far from satisfying. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s official guidance is that vaccinated people need to keep masking, physical distancing and basically following all pre-vaccine precautions.

These are the answers to some of the biggest questions you’ve had about filing your 2020 taxes

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These are the answers to some of the biggest questions you’ve had about filing your 2020 taxes "By: Justin Farmer, WSB-TV Updated: February 16, 2021 - 7:56 PM ATLANTA — Tax Day is less than two months away. With the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s proving to be a tax year like no other. Metro CPAs told Channel 2 Action News that they are getting flooded with calls asking things such as, ‘Will I owe taxes on my stimulus dollars?’”

Rep. Thompson Discusses His Decision To Sue Trump And Giuliani Over Capi.

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Neguse says witnesses "would not have made a difference" in Trump impeac.

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Impeachment Managers After Vote To Acquit: We Have Shown Trump Is 'Disgr.

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GA Probe Of Trump Likely To Look Beyond Raffensperger Call: Fulton's D.A.

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