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Extended Chamber: The Real Culprit In The California Shooting

WTSP.com: Authorities say Long used a .45-caliber Glock 21 handgun during the attack. The weapon was purchased legally. Investigators say it had an extended chamber to hold more rounds. Something tells me that an extended chamber would be dangerous. Prior: High Magazine Clips And The Shoulder Thing That Goes Up The Captain’s Journal » High Ammo Clips The Captain’s Journal » Automatic Bullets In Rapid-Fire Magazine Clips The Captain’s Journal » Duck Hunting With Bullets The Captain’s Journal » G...
Tags: Guns, California, Military, Gun Control, Firearms, Mother Jones, WTSP, Extended Chamber


Civil Procedure Issues: King County Local Court Rule 4.2

My question involves court procedures for the state of: Washington. I filed a civil case in Superior Court (KING COUNTY) and served two of the three parties. At present time I have not received answers from any parties who were properly served. In reading though the rules I realized that I am required to file a "Confirmation of Joinder of Parties and Issues in Civil" rule found here: https://www.kingcounty.gov/courts/cl...s/LCR_4o2.aspx Question: At what point in the civil process does this need...
Tags: Law, Washington, Civil Procedure, Superior Court KING


At the Late Night Cafe...

... say what you like. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Ann Althouse


The Fragility Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg — See Also

Two Days After Democrats Lost The Senate, RBG Is Hospitalized: Yes, this is god laughing at you for celebrating the House win. Law School Cares About Fame More Than If You're An Alleged Sexual Harasser: How else can you look at this event? Eric Schneiderman Won't Be Prosecuted For Physically Abusing Girlfriends: Blame the statute of limitations. What You Need To Know About The Acting AG: And why he shouldn't be in that role at all. Everything's Fine! Who cares if 72 attorneys have left the f...
Tags: Law, Senate, House, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Eric Schneiderman, Acting AG, See Also


"The Death Penalty as Incapacitation"

The title of this post is the title of this new paper available via SSRN authored by Marah Stith McLeod.  Here is its abstract: Courts and commentators give scant attention to the incapacitation rationale for capital punishment, focusing instead on retribution and deterrence.  The idea that execution may be justified to prevent further violence by dangerous prisoners is often ignored in death penalty commentary.  The view on the ground could not be more different.  Hundreds of executions have b...
Tags: Law, Douglas A Berman, SSRN, Marah Stith McLeod


Round Up: Secure Communication, Cybersecurity, Podcasts for Lawyers, and More

I often write articles and blog posts for other outlets and am going to post a round up here from time to time (but won't include my weekly Daily Record articles in the round up since I re-publish them to this blog in full). Here are my posts and articles from October 2018: Check out some secure communication and collaboration tools for lawyers - ABA Journal (October 2018) Product Note: Mixcder E7 Active Noise-Canceling Bluetooth Headphones - ABA GPSolo eReport (October 2018) Asked And Answ...
Tags: Law, Ethics, Web/Tech, Aba, Legal Practice, Daily Record, Law & Technology, NBlack, Web resources


Biglaw Jobs Are Not Spread Out Equally Among Law Schools

Where you go to law school impacts where you'll work after graduation.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Biglaw, Trivia Question of the Day


Collection Lawsuits: How Long After Eviction Can a Landlord Still Seek Money Damages

My question involves collection proceedings in the State of: California I was evicted 11 years ago; the landlord is still after me for $5000. Can he still take me to court? How long is the statue of limitation on such a case in California? Please help ps Its never been on my credit as well as never had a judgement ..
Tags: Law, California, Debts and Collections


Collection Lawsuits: Eviction

My question involves collection proceedings in the State of: California I was evicted 11 years ago; the landlord is still after me for $5000. Can he still take me to court? How long is the statue of limitation on such a case in California? Please help ps Its never been on my credit as well as never had a judgement ..
Tags: Law, California, Debts and Collections


Offering Flat-Fee, Limited-Scope Legal Help, New Site Sounds Like Avvo Legal Services, But With Key Differences

New site is enabling attorneys to offer a similar array of flat-fee, limited scope services.
Tags: Technology, Law


Presentment

A Connecticut attorney's trust account overdraft led to the filing of a presentment (i.e. bar charges). The attorney sought to appeal the presentment on alleged due process grounds, leading to this rejection from the Connecticut Appellate Court This court’s decisions... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Connecticut, Legal Profession Prof, Bar Discipline & Process, Connecticut Appellate Court


‘Red Dead Redemption 2’: How to hunt like a pro

New to hunting in Red Dead Redemption 2 and don't know where to begin? With our hunting guide, you'll be taking down big game and feeding your camp in no time, and you could even make extra cash on the side. The post ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’: How to hunt like a pro appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Hunting, Guide, Rockstar, Red Dead


Fall Into November CLE: Plaintiff Side Sexual Assault Litigation, Wearable Tech, Veterans Issues, And SCOTUS Highlights [Sponsored]

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Tags: Law, Sponsored Content, Continuing Legal Education / CLE, Lawline


A Future Of J.D. Advantage Jobs?

Why the future may be full of J.D. Advantage jobs.
Tags: Law, Evolve the Law


Trump’s Brazen Move to Stop Mueller’s Russia Investigation

Jeff Sessions is out as Attorney General. At the request of John Kelly, he submitted this resignation letter. The most interesting sentence is the first, which states, "At your request, I am submitting my resignation." How is that different than... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Law, Russia, John Kelly, Trump, Jeff Sessions, Mueller


7 Steps to Polish Your Online Reputation

If you’ve been using professional SEO practices for awhile, then you probably think everything about your online reputation is just fine. But there may be some surprises lurking beyond the first page or two of your search results. Perhaps some negative reviews from former clients that you’ve never seen before? Images of you that someone else posted and tagged with your name from that party you’d rather forget? An angry letter you let fly to the local newspaper and now regret? Is it easy for some...
Tags: Facebook, Law, Seo, Online Reputation, Reputation, Phoenix, SEO for law firms, Seo For Lawyers, Bufferapp


Smelling of Alcohol Not Reasonable Cause to Test for Drugs

A British Columbia Arbitrator recently held in a preliminary award that an employee who reported to work smelling of alcohol did not provide the employer with reasonable cause to test that employee for drugs. What happened? An employee working in a safety-sensitive position as a labourer at a marine repair works smelled of alcohol when reporting for his shift. Though the employee did not demonstrate any other signs of potential impairment, the employer required him to submit to a urine test fo...
Tags: Human Rights, Law, Health And Safety, Practice Of Law, Substantive Law: Judicial Decisions, Case Comment, Practice of Law: Practice Management, Substantive Law, Alcohol And Drug Testing Policy, Post-incident Testing, Reasonable Cause Testing, Reasonable Cause to Test for Drugs, Workplace Alcohol And Drug Policy, Columbia Arbitrator, Vancouver Drydock Co, Marine Workers


Repair and Maintenance: Water Damage and Mold Growth in a Rental Property

My question involves landlord-tenant law in the State of: Pennsylvania Ok first let me say thanks for taking the time out of your day to read this somewhat lengthy post. I had to move due to a job relocation. Me and my wife decided to rent until we got familiar with the area and to then choose a forever home. When we started the rental search I was contacted by a couple with a rental close to work and all amenities that we wanted to be close by. The lease was a 6 month lease with the option to ...
Tags: Law, Pennsylvania, Landlord-Tenant Law


Water Damage and Mold Growth

My question involves landlord-tenant law in the State of: Pennsylvania Ok first let me say thanks for taking the time out of your day to read this somewhat lengthy post. I had to move due to a job relocation. Me and my wife decided to rent until we got familiar with the area and to then choose a forever home. When we started the rental search I was contacted by a couple with a rental close to work and all amenities that we wanted to be close by. The lease was a 6 month lease with the option to ...
Tags: Law, Pennsylvania, Landlord-Tenant Law


Interpreting Claims — Claiming Elements from the Background Art

by Dennis Crouch Cave Consulting Group, LLC, v. OptumInsight, Inc. (Supreme Court 2018) [20181102114930196_Cave Consulting v. Optuminsight Inc. Petition for Writ] This pending case before the Supreme Court focuses on fundamental questions of how to interpret patent claim scope.  Cave Consulting’s U.S. Patent No. 7,739,126 covers a method of determining physician efficiency that includes, inter alia, a step of calculating a “weighted statistic” associated with various “episodes of care.”  The bro...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Court, Smith, Patent, White, Fed, U S Supreme Court, UnitedHealthcare, Dunbar, Federal Circuit, Nat, Becton Dickinson Co, Optum, Cave, Graver Tank Mfg Co


13 Marketing Tips For Successful Rainmaking (Part II)

There is certainly nothing scarier than worrying about how to be a successful rainmaker, so here's some advice.
Tags: Law, Advice, Bruce Stachenfeld, Boutique Law Firms, Lawyer Marketing, Power Niche Marketing, Rainmaking


Argument analysis: Justices struggle with cap on attorney’s fees for successful representation of Social Security disability claimants

At Wednesday’s oral argument in Culbertson v. Berryhill, the justices undertook to resolve a split among the courts of appeals as to whether the Social Security Act imposes an aggregate cap of 25 percent on attorney’s fees for successful representation before both the agency and a court, or whether a separate 25 percent cap applies to attorney’s fees for successful representation before a court. Daniel Ortiz, representing the petitioner, Richard Culbertson, an attorney who successfully represent...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Bill Gates, Social Security, Social Security Administration, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, Ortiz, John Roberts, Yang, Ginsburg, Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan


How Top Firms Are Using AI And Analytics To Get The Competitive Edge [Sponsored]

Hear users of Westlaw Edge discuss how they are using its analytics and AI-based technology to better serve their clients and advance their practices.
Tags: Technology, Law, Thomson Reuters, Webinars, Westlaw, Sponsored Content, Westlaw Edge


What We’ve Learned From A Decade-Long Copyright Case — And It’s Still Not Over

After watching a decade of litigation in this case, what lessons have been learned?
Tags: Law, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Fair Use, Krista L. Cox


China and Russia spending $20 billion to compete with Boeing 787 by mid-2020s

China and Russia had a life-size model of a proposed wide-body long-haul jet at the opening of China’s largest airshow. The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China and Russia’s United Aircraft... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Business, Technology, China, Russia, Future, World, Military, Airplanes, Innovation, Boeing, Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, United Aircraft


Associate Bonus Watch 2018: Bonus Season Is Here!

Wouldn’t it be nice if your law firm gave you a little something extra to be thankful for this year?
Tags: Money, Law, Bonuses, Biglaw, Billable Hours, Associate Bonus Watch 2018


72 Attorneys Have Left This Biglaw Firm In 2018, But Leadership Insists They Aren’t Worried

The firm is making some changes, but will it be enough?
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Lateral Moves, Lateral Partners, Holland & Hart, Thomas O'Donnell


Announcing new legal blogs

There ought to be a place announcing new legal blogs — and it makes all the sense in the world that it be LexBlog. I am not talking about blogs thrown up on websites as a means to improve SEO. I am referring to blogs written in a real and authentic way by someone with an interest in a subject or locale. Someone using their blog to learn, to share their insight with others, to report on the unreported, to network, to advance the law and, at the day, to grow their influence.   You don’t need ...
Tags: Law, Blogging, States, Lexblog, Bob Ambrogi, Carolyn Elefant, Harvard Innovation Lab 's Caselaw Access Project, ABA Journal Journal


After federal government filing, 9th Circuit rules in DACA dispute

Three days ago, the federal government went to the Supreme Court, asking the justices to weigh in on a dispute over the Trump administration’s decision to end a program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals even before the federal courts of appeals – and in particular the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit – could review the government’s appeal from district court rulings against it. Today the 9th Circuit issued its ruling in the challenge to the termination of the program, know...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, United States, Trump, 9th Circuit, Howe, U S Court of Appeals, DACA, Cases in the Pipeline, What's Happening Now


Turning The Law Department Into A Profit Center [Sponsored]

Bringing business discipline to the legal function.
Tags: Law, Sponsored Content, In-House Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Litigation Finance, Lake Whillans, Legal Operations



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