Inadequate Response

The Indiana Supreme Court has suspended an attorney Finding Respondent’s response to this Court’s show cause order inadequate and being duly advised, the Court ORDERS that Respondent be suspended from the practice of law for noncooperation with the Commission, effective... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Court, Indiana Supreme Court, Respondent, Legal Profession Prof, Bar Discipline & Process

Build on momentum to end Texas debtors prison practices

Your correspondent has been openly pleased with the success of Texas' debtors-prison reform legislation from 2017. This will always be one of Grits' favorites because the House bill author, state Rep. Terry Canales, told the Criminal Jurisprudence Committee when he laid out the bill that many of the ideas behind it came from a post on this humble blog.So I was pleased to see the site Edinburg Politics recently published an extended feature on the legislation, and the Rio Grande Valley legislator...
Tags: Texas, Law, House, Rio Grande Valley, James White, Gritsforbreakfast, Office of Court Administration, Terry Canales, Texas Office of Court Administration, Criminal Jurisprudence Committee, Edinburg Politics

At the Thursday Night Café...

... you can talk about whatever you want. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Ann Althouse

Tennessee completes execution using electric chair

As reported in this lengthy local article,"inmate Edmund Zagorski died at 7:26 p.m. CDT Thursday after Tennessee prison officials electrocuted him with the electric chair." Here is more: He is the 134th person put to death by Tennessee since 1916 and the second person this year after Billy Ray Irick’s execution by lethal injection on Aug. 9.  He is the first person to die by electric chair since Daryl Horton's execution in 2007. Zagorski was convicted in the April 1983 murders of John Dale Dots...
Tags: Law, Tennessee, Henry, U S Supreme Court, Bill Haslam, Hickman County, Robertson County, Douglas A Berman, Jimmy Porter, Zagorski, Kelley Henry, Billy Ray Irick, Edmund Zagorski, John Dale Dotson, Daryl Horton, Dickson Prosecutors

Even Biglaw Associates Aren’t Too Busy To Vote — See Also

Steptoe & Johnson Is Stepping Up Get Out The Vote Efforts: Hopefully other Biglaw firms will follow suit. The Attempt At Smearing Robert Mueller Was Comically Bad: Just ask this law professor. Goddamn It, Maryland: A kid is dead and they can't even fire someone right. Legally Themed Halloween Costumes For Your Enjoyment: Be sure to vote. This Biglaw Firm Sure Has Been Busy: Filing suit on behalf of a porn studio.
Tags: Maryland, Law, Steptoe Johnson, Robert Mueller, Biglaw Associates, See Also

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Takeaways

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Tags: Security, Privacy, Law, Health Law, OCR, HIPAA, Health care policy, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Takeaways

Lots Of Students At This Law School Had Buyer’s Remorse

Guess they figured out law school wasn't for them.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Trivia Question of the Day


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Tags: Backpack, Military, Survival, Rothco, Rothco NY, Tactical Pack, Fast Mover Tactical Backpack, Molle Gear, Survival Bag, Transport Pack

E-Discovery Day Is A Month Away

Tons of informative content coming your way on December 4.
Tags: Technology, Law, Ediscovery, eDiscovery Day

148 FREE Resources To Start, Run, And Grow Your Law Firm

A free resource guide for solo and small law firms.
Tags: Law, Solo Practitioners, Small Law Firms

Inappropriate Conduct

The Arizona State Bar has posted this story from the Sedona Times Phoenix attorney Edward Maldonado has been suspended for eighteen months for engaging in inappropriate conduct toward a fellow board member and law student. The Presiding Disciplinary Judge of... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Phoenix, Legal Profession Prof, Arizona State Bar, Sedona Times, Edward Maldonado

A Man Named Michael Scott

An award of punitive damages was upheld by the Maryland Court of Special Appeals According to the testimony at the hearing on damages, Ms. Coronel dated a man named Michael Scott “off and on from 2012 to 2015.” The conclusion... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Coronel, Michael Scott, Legal Profession Prof, Maryland Court of Special Appeals According

Cybersecurity And The Realities Of Practicing Law In 2018

Responding to cyberattacks is an unfortunate part of practicing law in the 21st century now that breaches are an inevitable reality.
Tags: Technology, Law, Advice, Uncategorized, Cybersecurity, Data Breaches, College of Law Practice Management, Futures Conference

Hunter urges Trump to construct border road

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Rep. Duncan Hunter urged President Trump to instruct the troops being deployed to the U.S. southwest border to begin the construction of a “foundational border road,” which would be the first step before the building of a true border wall. In a Thursday afternoon press conference that Hunter said was not a “campaign ploy or stunt,” the Republican congressman was joined by 49th District candidate Diane Harkey, 51st District candidate Juan Hidalgo, and Chris Harris of the Border...
Tags: News, America, Military, San Diego, Trump, Duncan Hunter, Chris Harris, Hunter, KGTV, Diane Harkey, Juan Hidalgo, Border Patrol Council, Central America Hunter

Google Reviews Study: Reviews Even More Important to Local SEO

BrightLocal, a leading local search marketing company, scoured the profiles of more than 93,000 local businesses across 26 different industries to create their recently released Google Reviews Study. Law firms are included in the research, and an interactive infographic that BrightLocal included in their report allows you to explore the results for each category as a whole. It’s pretty cool; here’s what the legal category looks like: A few important insights from this research: The average nu...
Tags: Google, Law, Seo, Local Seo, UCSD, Google Local, Google Reviews, Michael Veinbergs, Local Marketing Geeks Michael, SEO for law firms

Technology’s Impact On The Legal Profession: An Interview With Richard Susskind (Part I)

In Part I of this two-part interview, Oliver Duchesne, Client Operations Associate at Priori, sits down with Richard Susskind to discuss the future of law, technology, and the evolving relationship between the two.
Tags: Technology, Law, Richard Susskind, Priori, Oliver Duchesne

Someone Is Being Sued For Refusing To Wear Snap’s New Spectacles, So, Yeah, Things Are Great At Snap

Getting publicly litigious with an Instagram influencer who was privately not doing what they paid him for is your answer to 'What’s Snap up to these days?'
Tags: Law, Finance

Biglaw Firm’s Staggering Work On Behalf Of A Porn Studio

That's a lot of lawsuit, even for a Biglaw firm.
Tags: Entertainment, Law, Copyright, Biglaw, Prenda Law, Fox Rothschild, Porn Troll, Strike 3

What are the odds? Minister puts principles first and resigns over FOBTs | John Crace

Tracy Crouch’s resignation displays a sense of morality at odds with Tory excuses over FOBT reform delays Where’s Tracey? That was what was uppermost in the minds of every MP at departmental questions for digital, culture, media and sport. It was also the one question to which the culture secretary, Jeremy Wright, was unable to give a satisfactory answer. He did know she had been away in the US and wondered if maybe her red-eye flight back had been delayed or diverted to Paris.A few Labour MPs w...
Tags: Politics, London, Money, Gambling, US, Conservatives, Society, UK News, Culture, Paris, Borrowing & debt, Heathrow, John Crace, Wright, Tracey, Jeremy Wright

Watching Maryland Screw Up The Easiest Decision In Football History Is A Perfect Microcosm Of Maryland Football

In 24 hours, the school cost itself millions to end up where it should have been in the first place.
Tags: Entertainment, Law, Sports, College Football, University Of Maryland, Dla Piper, DJ Durkin, In-House Counsel, Michael McCann, Maryland Football

Sports minister resigns over delay to gambling curb

Tracey Crouch launched review that cut fixed-odds betting terminal stakes from £100 maximum to £2Sports minister Tracey Crouch has resigned in protest at the government’s “unjustifiable” refusal to speed up plans to curb controversial fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs).Crouch, who launched the review that concluded that FOBT stakes should be slashed from £100 to £2, quit after the chancellor revealed in this week’s budget that the change would not take effect until October next year. The Conse...
Tags: Business, Politics, Gambling, Conservatives, Society, UK News, Crouch, Tracey Crouch, Fixed-odds betting terminals, Budget 2018

Sports minister resigns over chancellor's delay to gambling curb

Tracey Crouch launched review that cut fixed-odds betting terminal stakes from £100 maximum to £2Sports minister Tracey Crouch has resigned in protest at the government’s “unjustifiable” refusal to speed up plans to curb controversial fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs).Crouch, who launched the review that concluded FOBT stakes should be slashed from £100 to £2, quit after the chancellor revealed in this week’s budget that the change would not take effect until October next year. The Conservati...
Tags: Business, Gambling, Society, UK News, Crouch, Tracey Crouch, Fixed-odds betting terminals, Budget 2018

ATL’s Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest: The Finalists (2018)

Who will be the winner of this year’s competition?
Tags: Halloween, Law, Pictures, Contest, Law Schools, ATL, Reader Polls, Holidays and Seasons, Halloween Costume Contest

Argument analysis: Justices skeptical of “cy pres” class-action settlements

It’s not hard to see where the justices are leaning in Frank v. Gaos, the first important class-action case of the year. This case involves a “cy pres” settlement, a common device in class actions that award trivial sums to a large class of plaintiffs. When the costs of identifying class members and distributing proceeds make it impractical to locate and identify all of the plaintiffs, courts commonly approve a settlement that takes a portion of the settlement proceeds and distributes them to so...
Tags: Google, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Chicago, Harvard, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Robins, Frank, Sonia Sotomayor, AARP, Roberts, Andrew Pincus, Alito, Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer

Court announces proposed rule changes

This morning the Supreme Court to its rules and invited the public to comment on those proposed revisions by the end of the month. If the changes are implemented, their effect would fall almost exclusively on lawyers and litigants before the court. The first of the four substantive proposed changes to the rules would require a petition for review to contain a complete list of all court proceedings, at any level, “that are directly related to the case in this Court.” Such a requirement, the com...
Tags: Featured, Justice, Supreme Court, Law, Kennedy, Howe, U S Court of Appeals, Anthony Kennedy, What's Happening Now, Court The post Court

A Democrat makes an impassioned plea for Democrats to vote for the Republican nominee for Attorney General in Wisconsin.

"Brad [Schimel] has been an attorney in Wisconsin for 28 years. He has handled over 16,000 Wisconsin state cases. Josh Kaul, since coming back [to Wisconsin] in 2014, has handled one Wisconsin state case and it wasn't even a criminal matter. The Wisconsin Attorney General represents the state of Wisconsin, and most importantly law enforcement.... There are hundreds of attorneys in Wisconsin who are Democrats who are qualified for this job. In my opinion, Josh Kaul is not one of them. He has hand...
Tags: Law, Wisconsin, Republican, Brad, Saul, Brad Schimel, Ann Althouse, 2018 Elections, Josh Kaul, Brad -LSB- Schimel, Saul Glazer, Democratic and Independent Voters

Biglaw Firm Offering Employees Paid Time Off To Vote

Biglaw firm is making sure their employees have the time to vote.
Tags: Voting, Law, Biglaw, Steptoe & Johnson

Qatar has made great progress in reforming its labour system | Letters

Qatar is not ambivalent to the plight of its migrant workforce, says Thamer Al ThaniPete Pattisson’s article (Migrants claim recruiters lured them into forced labour at top Qatar hotel, 29 October) fails to acknowledge the progress Qatar has made in reforming its labour system and attempts to portray Qatar as ambivalent to the plight of our migrant workforce. This is simply not true. The State of Qatar has been working to overhaul our labour system so that all employees in Qatar are protected by...
Tags: UK, Human Rights, Law, Qatar, World news, Middle East and North Africa, International Labour Organisation, Thamer Al ThaniPete Pattisson

Bob Dylan in my Facebook timeline.

"Bob Dylan's appearance on the 1975 television special 'The World of John Hammond' included this performance of 'Simple Twist of Fate.' Soundstage 1975 performance used under license from WTTW Chicago."Lyrics here, in case you want to analyze them. I'll just select one verse:He woke up, the room was bare He didn’t see her anywhere He told himself he didn’t care, pushed the window open wide Felt an emptiness inside to which he just could not relate Brought on by a simple twist of fate [Author: no...
Tags: Facebook, Law, Bob Dylan, Dylan, John Hammond, Ann Althouse, WTTW Chicago Lyrics

First Look at the 2019 Hoyt RX-3 Compound Bow

Here's a first look at the all new 2019 Hoyt RX-3 compound bow, with a video including design details, specs, and options.... Read more... The post First Look at the 2019 Hoyt RX-3 Compound Bow appeared first on
Tags: Hunting, Hoyt, Bowhunting Blog, Hoyt RX-3 Compound Bow

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