May, 2021

Livingstone on Equal Treatment and the Free Speech Clause @Yale

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Spencer G. Livingstone, Yale University, has published Equal Treatment and the Free Speech Clause. Here is the abstract. The traditional Free Speech Clause burden is a law that directly impedes speech interests and that courts can remedy through invalidation.

Nominations Open for 2021 American Legal Technology Awards

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Nominations open today for the second annual American Legal Technology Awards , a competition launched last year to honor exceptional achievements in legal technology.

Atlanta officer involved in shooting death of Rayshard Brooks is reinstated

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Atlanta officer involved in shooting death of Rayshard Brooks is reinstated Mike Jordan Officer Garrett Rolfe is seen with Rayshard Brooks on a screen grab taken from body-camera video provided by the Atlanta police department. Photograph: AP Wed 5 May 2021 14.00

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This Week in Regulation for Broadcasters:  April 24, 2021 to April 30, 2021

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Here are some of the regulatory developments of significance to broadcasters from the last week, with links to where you can go to find more information as to how these actions may affect your operations. The FCC’s new rules that permit AM broadcasters to convert to all-digital operations became effective April 29. The new rules require the filing of the FCC’s Digital Notification Form (Form 335-AM) within 10 days of the start of all-digital AM operations.

Horder on Online Free Speech and the Suppression of False Political Claims

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Jeremy Horder, London School of Economics, Department of Law, is publishing Online Free Speech and the Suppression of False Political Claims in the 2021 volume of the ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law. Here is the abstract. This article

Vacca and Bartow on Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Copyright Jurisprudence @RyanVacca @profabartow

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Ryan G. Vacca, University of New Hampshire School of Law, and Ann Bartow, Franklin Pierce Center for IP at UNH Law, are published Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Copyright Jurisprudence in volume 22 of the Nevada Law Journal (2022). Here is the

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Gomulkiewicz on The Supreme Court's Chief Justice of IP Law @NevLawJournal

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Robert W. Gomulkiewicz, University of Washington School of Law, is publishing The Supreme Court's Chief Justice of Intellectual Property Law in volume 22 of the Nevada Law Journal. Here is the abstract. Justice Clarence Thomas is one of the most

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Intapp Says It Will Acquire Content Management Company Repstor

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Intapp , a major provider of cloud-based business applications for larger law firms and financial services firms, said today it has signed an agreement to acquire Repstor , creator of Microsoft 365-based enterprise content management and team collaboration tools.

The Lawyers of Substack

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This week, David Lat, who founded the blog Above the Law in 2006, and who earlier, in 2004, started the anonymous blog Underneath Their Robes , and who left blogging two years ago to take a job as a legal recruiter, is returning to writing as a full-time livelihood.

Report: Law Firms that Adopt E-Payments See Speedier Collections, Increased Revenues

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Not surprisingly, the pandemic drove greater use of electronic payments across all industries, with the volume of electronic payments up 11.2 % in the first quarter of 2021 over the prior year.

Rian Gauvreau Leaves Clio, the Company He Cofounded in 2008, Remains on BOD

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Rian Gauvreau , who in 2008 cofounded practice management company Clio with Jack Newton , has left the company, where he most recently held the position of chief people officer. He continues to serve on the company’s board of directors.

Wilson Sonsini’s Digital Hub Provides Free Resources for Founders and VCs

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Are you a startup founder wondering what type of business entity to create? Or maybe you have a question about the best structure to raise seed capital.

New Epiq Offering Jumpstarts AI Use in Discovery and Investigations

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In e-discovery and investigations, time is often of the essence.

Federal Judge Calls Out Bill Barr For Lying | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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Vaccine Passports Are Legal And Necessary

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A vaccine passport is the most constitutional way out of lockdown.

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The Constitution Requires the U.S. to Offer Vaccine Passports Kevin L. Cope and Alexander Stremitzer May 04, 2021 First lady Jill Biden hands out second-shot vaccination cards at the Forty Acres in Delano, California, on March 31.

‘This Man Is A Trip …’: Roland, #RMU & CBC Members Debunk Sen. Tim Scott.

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Republicans Fear New Voting Restrictions Could Backfire On Their Own Vot.

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'Cowardly follower': Tapper calls out GOP who stand with lies

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nQ Zebraworks Brings In-Office Printing and Scanning to the Work-from-Anywhere World

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Coming, as it did, in the midst of the pandemic, the merger last August of nQueue, a provider of printing, scanning and cost-recovery solutions for law firms, and Zebraworks, a company started by ProLaw founder Bill Bice to help move law firms to the cloud, promised to deliver new products aimed at enabling legal professionals to work from anywhere.

LawNext: When A Tech Accelerator Goes Virtual – LexLab Director Drew Amerson and Anü Founder Tiyani Majoko

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LexLab , the legal innovation hub at UC Hastings Law School, recently wrapped up the fourth cohort of its legal tech accelerator program with a demo day at which the seven startup participants got to pitch their products to potential investors.

Stunning science: COVID-19 vaccines' life-saving breakthrough

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Reporter goes megaviral destroying Republican governor ON AIR

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Black Freedmen struggle for recognition as tribal citizens

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You haven’t highlighted anything yet When you select text while you’re reading, it'll appear here. Black Freedmen struggle for recognition as tribal citizens By SEAN MURPHY The Associated Press 4 min OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As the U.S.

'Utter Nonsense': Chuck Rosenberg Blasts Giuliani's Search Warrant Prote.

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How A Passport Saved My Life (From Baltimore, Maryland To Traveling The.

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Global Virus Cases Reach New Peak, Driven by India and South America

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Manchin opposition weakens DC statehood chances The centrist Senator is the first Democrat to oppose the creation of a 51st state.

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Manchin opposition weakens DC statehood chances “The centrist Senator is the first Democrat to oppose the creation of a 51st state. Gabby Birenbaum May 1, 2021, 9:53am EDT Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing.

Opinion | Limiting police officers’ qualified immunity isn’t the only change needed to achieve real police reform - The Washington Post

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Opinion: Limiting police officers’ qualified immunity isn’t the only change needed to achieve real police reform Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) after a meeting on policing reform on April 29. Michael Reynolds/EPA- "One of the sticking points in the debate over police reform is the call to end qualified immunity , which makes it harder for victims of unlawful police conduct to obtain compensation from the officers responsible. Tim Scott (R-S.C.)

Making America worse’: Joy Reid's mini-biography on Tucker Carlson's many failures

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Rep. Ilhan Omar proposing new police accountability legislation. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is introducing police accountability legislation she’s hoping to add to the George Floyd Justice

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West Virginia governor unable to provide evidence of transgender athletes gaining unfair advantage after signing anti-transgender bill

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West Virginia governor unable to provide evidence of transgender athletes gaining unfair advantage after signing anti-transgender bill

Ignorant "Georgia Man" Gov. Kemp lifts most remaining COVID-19 restrictions effective immediately

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Kemp lifts most remaining COVID-19 restrictions effective immediately ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp has signed an executive order lifting most of the state’s remaining coronavirus restrictions. That means safety restrictions on places like restaurants, bars and gyms will be gone starting Saturday. Channel 2?s

COVID 'Doesn't Discriminate By Age': Serious Cases On The Rise In Younger Adults

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COVID 'Doesn't Discriminate By Age': Serious Cases On The Rise In Younger Adults “After spending much of the past year tending to elderly patients, doctors are seeing a clear demographic shift: young and middle-aged adults make up a growing share of the patients in COVID-19 hospital wards.

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Judge Says Barr Misled on How His Justice Dept. Viewed Trump’s Actions - The New York Times

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" You haven’t highlighted anything yet When you select text while you’re reading, it'll appear here. Judge Says Barr Misled on How His Justice Dept. Viewed Trump’s Actions By MICHAEL S.

McConnell's Republican Senate posse picks up where Trump left off — in schools

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You haven’t highlighted anything yet When you select text while you’re reading, it'll appear here. Republicans want to defund schools that teach America's history of racism By Dean Obeidallah MSNBC First, the GOP declared its war on voting access after President Joe Biden's election victory.

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Bush: ‘Anglo-Saxon’ ideals show pro-Trump Republicans ‘want to be extinct’ Former president speaks as lone anti-Trump Republican seeks House seat in Texas special election

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