Western State College of Law maintains classes while area Argosy University and Art Institute campuses have closed

Western State College of Law students in Irvine were told by a March 7 email from their dean that the campus “will be able to hold classes at least through March 22.” Since January, third-year students at Western State College of Law in Irvine haven’t known from one week to the next if final exams will take place as scheduled or if they actually will graduate in May, said Sydney McGregor, 32, who hopes to sit for the state bar exam in July. A man enters Western State College of Law at Argosy...
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Science Proves That Husbands Are Big Babies That Cause Wives Stress

I'm sure this comes as a surprise to absolutely no woman at all...
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Legal Tech Companies Should Contribute to Legal Journalism

Bob Ambrogi made clear in his talk last week that the future of legal journalism is founded on law blogs.  Law blogs whose content is aggregated and curated by LexBlog into a meaningful network of content and contributors segregated by channel, industries and topics. And which content is distributed via the Web, email and social media.  Rather than these lawyers and law firms hiring public relations and marketing agencies to get them in the news, these law firms and lawyers are creating ...
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Legal Tech Companies Largely Absent in Today’s Legal Journalism

Bob Ambrogi made clear in his talk last week that the future of legal journalism is founded on law blogs. Law blogs, rather than treaditional legal journalism and reporting, are now the primary source for legal news, information and commentary. Law blogs whose content is now being aggregated and curated by LexBlog into a meaningful network of content and contributors segregated by channel, industries and topics. And which content is distributed via the Web, email and social media.  Rathe...
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Female Virgin Atlantic Flight Attendants Officially No Longer Forced to Wear Makeup to Work

Of course companies want their staff to look presentable, but they don’t need to enforce outdated gender stereotypes to achieve that.
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Horrifying New Details Emerge From Michael Jackson ‘Leaving Neverland’ Documentary

"When someone is sexually abused as a child, especially by such a prominent figure, it changes the course of their lives.”
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At the Friday Night Café...

... talk all you like. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Can I Make My Own Audio Book for an Authors Book

I'd like to make an audio book based off of a book that I like with my own voice and post it to YouTube. Legal? If not, can I make a podcast of me analyzing the book after I read the book first? Fair use. Not charging for this either.
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Non-Compete Agreements: Can Non-Compete Lock Me Out of an Industry in Arizona, Have Part of Non-Compete Type

My question involves labor and employment law for the state of: Arizona I am going to be working at Loandepot as a Loan Originator in training and I have some concerns about the non-compete agreement which I will write verbatim below. My main question is, what if I am terminated whether I was/ or was not at fault. And can Loandepot lock me out of being a loan officer completely because that is what the non-compete sounds like. It is also not tied to any one state as Loandepot has offices nation...
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Every Week Feels Like It Lasts 47 Months — See Also

THIS 16-YEAR-OLD IS GOING TO LAW SCHOOL NEXT YEAR: I'm inclined to inform child protective services. MEME OF THE WEEK: Involves UCLA v. Georgetown and I would pay to see this for real. ALITO AND KAGAN DIAL FOR DOLLARS: Not really, but they were in front of Congress explaining why courts need money and stuff. FIND THIS PERSON: Law firm is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who shot one of their associates. IN MARTIN SHKRELI NEWS: This freaking guy.
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HBO Documentary ‘The Inventor’ Goes Inside The Rise And Fall Of Theranos

Despite a couple of flaws, Alex Gibney's new film - airing March 18 - expertly portrays how Elizabeth Holmes's dream of changing the world of lab testing became a fraud.
Tags: Hbo, Law, Alex Gibney, Elizabeth Holmes, Health Care / Medicine

Our #GOTM Can Do It All

It can slice! It can dice! Rothco's 5-in-1 Multi-Purpose Tool is really the most versatile tool on the market. With 5 different tools, there isn't anything this piece of equipment can't do. The multi-tool includes a saw attachment, an axe with a flat hammer head on the opposite end, a pickaxe, a shovel with a serrated edge and a compass! Go from cutting up firewood on your next camping trip, to digging a hole to plant seedlings on your homestead with a quick change of attachments. The heavy ste...
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"A few hundred people lined a two-lane county highway near the church, hoping for a glimpse of Mr. Trump from the roadside grass or from the cemetery across the street."

"When his motorcade arrived, it passed 23 white crosses, one for each of the storm’s victims. Just before Mr. Trump left the church, he and the first lady, Melania Trump, approached the display. The couple walked the row of crosses, pausing at each one."From "Trump Surveys Tornado Damage in Alabama" (NYT). [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Towards An AI Policy And AI Incident Response Plan For Businesses (Part I)

Part one of a three-part series on the motivation for AI policy and incidence plans for businesses.
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Prosecutors Charged With Misconduct In D.C.

The District of Columbia Disciplinary Counsel has filed charges alleging that two Assistant United States Attorneys violated multiple ethics rules in handling Brady evidence involving a government witness. The Court of Appeals reversed the conviction in a 76-page opinion issued... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
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Woman who faked pregnancy, promised adoption indicted on nine felony counts

Faking a pregnancy doesn’t appear to be against the law. But using a false pretense to convince a potential adoptive family to buy baby clothes, photographs and meals – those incidents could land a Virginia woman in jail. A grand jury in Scott County, Virginia, returned a nine-count felony indictment against Elizabeth Jones, the woman who is accused of convincing Matt and Laura Trayte from Southern California that she was pregnant and they could adopt her baby. The crime in each count is listed ...
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"Omar says the 'hope and change' offered by Barack Obama was a mirage."

"Recalling the 'caging of kids' at the U.S.-Mexico border and the 'droning of countries around the world' on Obama’s watch, she argues that the Democratic president operated within the same fundamentally broken framework as his Republican successor. 'We can’t be only upset with Trump. … His policies are bad, but many of the people who came before him also had really bad policies. They just were more polished than he was,' Omar says. 'And that’s not what we should be looking for anymore. We don’t...
Tags: Law, Obama, Mexico, Barack Obama, Trump, Democratic, Omar, Democratic Party, Ann Althouse, Ilhan Omar, Left-wing Ideology, Obama and the military, Obama and immigration, Dean Phillips, Obama attacked from the left, Democratic Party Politico

Business Development For Midlevels

Because the results from business development are not immediate, finding the most effective approaches can take trial and error.
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"Yes, I came very, very close to leaving the Earth. Good news, I didn’t.... Even people who are not huge fans of mine have actually said nice things about me."

"We all know that’s going to change when I get back, but for right now, it’s brilliant!"Said Whoopi Goldberg, who nearly died of pneumonia. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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"I got my first face tattoo... when I was 24. Basically, I got it so that I couldn't get a normal job...."

"I got 'cursed' above my eyebrow. I used to be quite critical of myself and see the glass half empty. I used to think things happened to me for a reason and I would punish myself for things mentally. Then I got a rose on one side of my face, which is to do with romance and beauty, then leaves on the other side, which symbolise new beginnings for me in my life.... Some of the stories behind some of the people I tattoo are heartbreaking or really joyous.... I help a lot of people who are really se...
Tags: Psychology, Law, Bbc, Tattoos, Ann Althouse

Medical Malpractice: Where Do I Search for the Best Lawyers for Risperdal

My question involves malpractice in the state of: New York City My case involves medical malpractice regarding risperdal. I've seen many law firms advertise their legal services on TV here in New York City. But I don't know which of these firms are successful or have experience in these cases. Where do I search for the best lawyers for this as a possible case?
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A nap will lower your blood pressure as much as a low dose of blood pressure medication.

A new study says, per BBC. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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SEO Efforts a Bust? Here are 10 Reasons Why

You know the importance of digital marketing for law firm business development. You realize that much of your online success — if and when it comes — depends on doing the right things SEO-wise so your law firm website shows up on the first page of Google. You know that you certainly do not have the time (nor the inclination, probably) to become an SEO expert. You did not go to law school for this. So you hire someone to take this on — either someone on your staff or an external resource. Because...
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Sexual harassment victims can still deduct legal fees

Part of today's International Women's Day celebrations are for the continuing employment advances by women. Our 21st century progress is due in large part to the pivotal roles of female employees in traditionally male jobs, like this woman machining parts for transport planes at the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation plant in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1942. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons) Back in 2017 when Congress was formulating the comprehensive tax law changes that would become the Tax Cuts ...
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Hold Back Sometimes

You never know when doing this could help you at trial.
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"Each year, more than a half-million metric tons of microfibers — the equivalent of 50 billion plastic water bottles — enter the ocean from the washing of synthetic textiles..."

"... according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, a Switzerland-based group that counts governments, nonprofits and charities among its members. While all clothing sheds fibers when washed, synthetic particles — unlike wool and cotton — don't biodegrade. Most conventional washing-machine filters aren't designed to trap such tiny particles.... Microplastics have turned up in seafood, drinking water, beer, honey and sugar, according to studies, but the imp...
Tags: Law, Switzerland, Environmentalism, International Union, Ann Althouse

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