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User Centric As Competitive Advantage: The Arc of the Moral Universe is Bending

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How long? Not long, because the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice. Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Our God Is Marching On! March 25, 1965, Montgomery, Alabama. Everyone knows that streaming royalties are unsustainable. The question is what to do about it.

Cornell Law School Accepting Applications For Stanton Fellow For First Amendment Clinic @CornellLaw

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Cornell Law School is accepting applications for a Stanton Fellow for its First Amendment Clinic. The Fellow will, among other activities, manage ongoing cases and supervise the work of the students in the Clinic. This is a full-time position for

ABA Issues Cautionary Ethics Guidance On Virtual Law Practices

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The American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility today issued a formal ethics opinion providing guidance on virtual law practices.

Minneapolis Reaches $27 Million Settlement With Family Of George Floyd

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Clio Boots App Partner Over Security Concerns; Now Working to Update and Reinstate

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A distinguishing feature of the practice management platform Clio is its ecosystem of more than 200 third-party applications that integrate to provide added functionality.

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LawNext: Mayer Brown’s New Global Chief Innovation Officer Amol Bargaje

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You’ve just been named global chief innovation officer for one of the world’s largest law firms. Where and how do you start? That is one of the questions we put to Amol Bargaje , whom Mayer Brown named to that position on Feb. 9, 2021.

Multiple Clio Announcements: Broader Company Mission, New User Community, and Details on Launch//Code Contest

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As ABA TECHSHOW kicks off today, the practice management company Clio is announcing a new, broader vision for the company and its future.

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New TimeSolv Feature Automates Client Payments For Better Cash Flow At Small Firms

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For many law practices, getting paid is the bane of their existence. TimeSolv , a provider of cloud-based billing and timekeeping software for law firms, aims to fix that with the release today of Zero AR, a patent-pending feature that automates batch invoicing and electronic payments.

Congratulations To Winners Of Startup Alley At ABA TECHSHOW

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Yesterday, I moderated the fifth-annual Startup Alley pitch competition, presented as the opening event of ABA TECHSHOW. Fifteen startups presented their pitches to an audience of virtual TECHSHOW attendees, who then voted for their favorites. Each startup presented a prerecorded 2.5

Democrats can't disarm the filibuster with Republicans waiting in the wings

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Featured Resource: The Latest Legal Trends Report from Clio

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With ILTACON Returning Live In August, ILTA Execs Share Details Of What To Expect

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The International Legal Technology Association’s announcement that its ILTACON conference in August will be a hybrid event, with both an in-person conference in Las Vegas and live-streamed programming, makes it the first major U.S.

New Stimulus Package Brings Big Benefits to the Middle Class Be it child care or health care, an array of tax changes and subsidies makes the $1.9 trillion relief legislation more than a lifeline for the poor.

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New Stimulus Package Brings Big Benefits to the Middle Class “Be it child care or health care, an array of tax changes and subsidies makes the $1.9 trillion relief legislation more than a lifeline for the poor. March 10, 2021 A mall in Southaven, Miss., where the mask mandate ended last week.

A year on from George Floyd: how laws allow police to use fatal force | US policing | The Guardian

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Practice Management Company AbacusNext Acquired By Private Equity Firm

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The past six months have brought a flurry of investments and acquisitions involving law practice management software. Now there is another acquisition to report.

CloudNine Releases Major Updates To Its Concordance E-Discovery Platform

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Calling it the most substantial update in five years to the Concordance e-discovery review platform, CloudNine today released a new version 10.24 containing a package of updates that includes a new viewer, integration with CloudNine Review, and improved production performance.

Coronavirus in the U.S.: Latest Map and Case Count Updated March 11, 2021

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'Pay Attention To This': GOP Voter Suppression Effort Unprecedented Sinc.

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President Carter ‘saddened and angry’ over voter bills moving through General Assembly

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President Carter ‘saddened and angry’ over voter bills moving through General Assembly WSBTV.com News Staff Jimmy Carter - What you need to know "ATLANTA — President Jimmy Carter is speaking out against the voting bills that are currently moving through the General Assembly.

WATCH LIVE: Civil rights leader Vernon Jordan remembered at memorial ser.

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Chrome Extension Searches Thousands Of Legal Tech Companies and Products

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Say you are reading an article online about contract lifecycle management and want to know what companies offer products for that. A new extension for the Chrome browser puts the answer a click away.

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Palace under pressure to respond to Harry and Meghan racism claims | Monarchy | The Guardian. Unfortunately, White folks will be White folks. Their tribalism runs deep.

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Opinion | The Allies’ Betrayal of George Floyd - The New York Times

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The Allies’ Betrayal of George Floyd By Charles M. Blow The New York Times Did the summer’s protests reflect a racial reckoning or seasonal solidarity? Opinion Columnist A mural of George Floyd in downtown Oakland, Calif. Credit.

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Sen. Ossoff Criticizes Georgia GOP Attempts To Push Voting Restrictions.

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Biden signs order to expand voting access

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Unemployment: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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Tomorrow: Don’t Miss the Startup Alley Pitch Competition, the Opening Event at TECHSHOW

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Tomorrow begins the week-long ABA TECHSHOW , the first virtual version of one of the world’s leading legal tech conferences. Kicking off the conference is the fifth annual Startup Alley pitch competition, featuring 15 up-and-coming legal tech startups competing for your votes.

'Neanderthal Savagery - Here fire, you hungry?' Idaho Covid protesters burn masks in front of capitol | Coronavirus | The Guardian

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Charles Blow's 'The Devil You Know' Is A Black Power Manifesto For Our Time : NPR

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Private Insurance Wins in Democrats’ First Try at Expanding Health Coverage - The New York Times

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When you select text while you’re reading, it'll appear he Private Insurance Wins in Democrats’ First Try at Expanding Health Coverage By Sarah Kliff The New York Times ‘Medicare for all’ and the public option were hot topics during primary season, but the politics of passing those “gets tricky really fast.”

Facebook faces US investigation for 'systemic' racial bias in hiring | Facebook | The Guardian

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Facebook faces US investigation for 'systemic' racial bias in hiring "Equal Employment Opportunity Commission indicates it suspects company policies may fuel broad discrimination The investigation stems from a lawsuit by a Facebook manager and several job applicants. Photograph: Dado Ruvi?/Reuters

Clyburn: Covid relief package is most ‘transformative’ bill of his career

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Clyburn: Covid relief package is most ‘transformative’ bill of his career

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Opinion | Vaccine hesitancy is not the problem among people of color. It’s vaccine access. - The Washington Post

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Opinion: Vaccine hesitancy is not the problem among people of color. It’s vaccine access. Cheryl Grills March 9, 2021 Fifth-grade teacher Vilma Montabo laughs with relief after getting vaccinated at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles on Monday. Etienne Laurent/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) Karen Bass, a Democrat, represents California's 37th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Marc Morial is president of the National Urban League.

Voting Rights in Georgia One day after we commemorated Bloody Sunday, Georgia's legislature is pushing flagrant Voter Suppression legislation to target minority and working-class voters. We must pass the For The People Act and John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. We must defeat the new Jim Crow. See Less

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Opinion | The CDC is missing a critical opportunity to get Americans vaccinated - The Washington Post

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Opinion: The CDC is missing a critical opportunity to get Americans vaccinated Leana S. Wen Operations Supervisor Deshonta Harper fills a syringe with the Moderna vaccination on February 10 outside Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. The clinic is part of a pilot program aimed at vaccinating trusted leaders in Ward 7, where vaccination rates are low despite relatively high infection rates.

FBI Report Details Efforts by White Supremacists to Infiltrate Law Enforcement

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FBI Report Finds That White Supremacists Seek to Join Armed Forces and Law Enforcement Photo: Kristi Blokhin (Shutterstock) "In news that is absolutely shocking to no one who’s been paying attention, an internal report distributed by the FBI to various law enforcement agencies finds that white supremacists seek to infiltrate law enforcement and the armed forces in an effort to further their racist-ass agenda.

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Jury Selection Postponed in Derek Chauvin Trial

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Jury Selection Postponed in Derek Chauvin Trial as Potential Third-Degree Murder Charge Still in Question Demonstrators carry a scroll listing the names of people killed by police during a march in honor of George Floyd on March 7, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.