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Judicial Watch: New Benghazi Documents Confirm Clinton EMail Coverup

Judicial Watch. Judicial Watch today released new Clinton emails on the Benghazi controversy that had been covered up for years and would have exposed Hillary Clinton’s email account if they had been released when the State Department first uncovered them in 2014. The long withheld email, clearly responsive to Judicial Watch’s lawsuit seeking records concerning “talking points or updates on the Benghazi attack,” contains Clinton’s private email address and a conversation about the YouTube video ...
Tags: Politics, Youtube, Military, Hillary Clinton, State Department, Benghazi, Clinton, Judicial Watch, Judicial Watch Judicial Watch, New Benghazi


Wolves In The Camp

News from New York. The head of the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association said the sale of ghost guns is a growing problem. “These ’80 percent’ guns are providing a way for prohibited people to buy a firearm,” Tom King of the NYSRPA said, referring to people who don’t have a gun permit or are otherwise prohibited from possessing a gun. He said self-assembled guns provide a way for competition shooters to make a custom-fitted firearm. Such weapons should have serial numbers and be registere...
Tags: New York, Military, King, Cuomo, Nra, National Rifle Association, Tom King, New York State Rifle and Pistol Association, Tom King of the NYSRPA


'People are panicked': Kashmir curfew takes toll on mental health

Psychologists say crackdown has led to a rise in people seeking help for anxiety, stress and other issues It had been six weeks since Syed Ruhi, 19, saw her boyfriend, Ashfaq Ahmad, 25. They last met in his shop in the bustling town market in Pulwama. The atmosphere was tense: extra troops had just been deployed to Kashmir, and everyone suspected something might be about to happen. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, India, Society, World news, Mental Health, South and Central Asia, Kashmir, Pulwama, Ashfaq Ahmad, Syed Ruhi


Shooting Clays With A Machine Gun

Yea, well, I’ve never been invited.  But I’m not Jerry, so there’s that.
Tags: Guns, Military, Firearms, Jerry


Attorney Megan Zavieh on Legal Ethics and Representing Other Lawyers

Kevin speaking with Megan Zavieh, Legal Ethics & Defense Attorney at Zeviah Law, at the 2019 Clio Cloud Conference in San Diego. Megan represents others lawyers before the California State Bar who are facing ethic inquiries, and also runs a legal podcast called Lawyers Gone Ethical. 
Tags: Law, Legal Marketing, Kevin, California State Bar, ClioCloud9, Megan Zavieh, Clio Cloud Conference 2019, Clio Cloud Conference in San Diego Megan


Richard Marvel, Founder of FirmTRAK, on being a “Solo Practitioner by Day and Legal Tech Guy by Night”

Kevin speaking with Richard Marvel, a Solo Attorney and founder of FirmTRAK, at the 2019 Clio Cloud Conference. FirmTRAK was created by Richard to maximize firm efficiency through reporting and analytics. 
Tags: Law, Richard, Legal Marketing, Kevin, ClioCloud9, Clio Cloud Conference 2019


Nicole Clark, Founder and CEO of Trellis, On Helping Litigators Leverage Data

Kevin speaking with Nicole Clark, Founder and CEO of Trellis, at the 2019 Clio Cloud Conference in San Diego. Trellis is a legal research and analytics platform designed specifically for California practitioners.
Tags: Law, California, Legal Marketing, Kevin, ClioCloud9, Clio Cloud 2019, Nicole Clark Founder, San Diego Trellis


Honduran woman accuses immigration agent of sexual assault over seven years

In a $10m lawsuit against Immigration and Customs Enforcement, she says the officer threatened her with deportationA Honduran woman living in Connecticut has accused a US immigration agent of sexually assaulting her over a period of seven years under the threat of deportation, according to a federal lawsuit. The woman, identified in the lawsuit as Jane Doe, sued the US Department of Homeland Security, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice), and the former Ice agent Wilfredo Rodriguez o...
Tags: Law, US, US news, Connecticut, US crime, US immigration, Immigration And Customs Enforcement, US Department of Homeland Security, Jane Doe, Customs Enforcement ICE, Trump Administration, Rape and sexual assault, Wilfredo Rodriguez


Disputing Debts: Late "Fees" Not Late Payments, Showing Up on Credit Report, Paid Off All Payments

My question involves collection proceedings in the State of: Oregon I live in Oregon and had an automobile that I leased from American Honda Finance (AHF) in Washington State. I negotiated no fees, no down payment and no first months payment when I got the car. I made 36 payments to American Honda Finance and paid the last payment in May of 2019. In June, 2019, my credit report was updated to list the lease as paid off. Then in September, I looked at my credit report and now AHF is listing ...
Tags: Law, Oregon, Washington State, Debts and Collections, AHF, FCRA, American Honda Finance AHF, American Honda Finance


Erine Levine, CEO of Hello Divorce, On Helping Millennials (and older) Through Divorce

Kevin speaking with Erin Levine, CEO and Founder of Hello Divorce, on making the divorce process both easier and more affordable through her company’s web-based application. Erine was also a guest presenter at this year’s Clio Cloud Conference, speaking on “The Win-Win Legal Services Model”. Transcript: Kevin: Who am I talking with? Erin Levine: Erin Levine Kevin: Who is Erin Levine? Erin: I’m the managing attorney of Levine family law group and the CEO and founder of hello divorce. Kevin: W...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, Law, California, San Francisco, San Diego, Kaiser, Wisconsin, Ibm, States, Seattle, Jack, Berkeley, Legal Marketing, Legoland


Erine Levine, CEO of Hello Divorce, On Navigating Millennials (and older) Through Divorce

Kevin speaking with Erin Levine, CEO and Founder of Hello Divorce, on making the divorce process both easier and more affordable through her company’s web-based application. Erine was also a guest presenter at this year’s Clio Cloud Conference, speaking on “The Win-Win Legal Services Model”.
Tags: Law, Legal Marketing, Kevin, Erine, ClioCloud9, Erin Levine, Hello Divorce, Clio Cloud 2019, Erine Levine


Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019

Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019 H.R. 2426 passed the House with a vote of 410-6.  The Bill now moves to the Senate. Bill Text. The proposal would create a small claims copyright infringement court handled by 3 judge administrative panels handled by the Copyright Office. Would you take your patent infringement case to the PTAB?
Tags: Law, House, Bill, Patent, Senate Bill Text, Copyright Office Would


6 Year Old Red Light Ticket - California

My question involves a traffic ticket from the state of: California I just found out I have a ticket from February 2013 on FTA RF Phase 2. it says it went to collection. I had no clue about this because I never got the notice, I still have a clean driving record, I had renew my driver license few times since then without issues, gotten pulled over, my credit score is perfect and even passed all the background tests for my residency without issues. nothing ever reflected I had anything on my re...
Tags: Law, California, Moving Violations, Parking And Traffic Tickets, FTA


Blood pressure drugs work far better if taken at night, study shows

‘Chronotherapy’ benefits of bedtime doses discovered in huge trial Taking blood pressure medication at bedtime rather than on waking halves the risk of events such as heart attack and stroke, a major study has revealed.Experts say the findings could potentially transform the way such medications are prescribed, but questions remain, not least why taking the medication at night has such a profound effect. Continue reading...
Tags: Science, Spain, Society, Heart Disease, Stroke, Medical Research, Heart Attack


Refugee age rows having 'devastating' impact on children

UNHCR says children arriving in UK whose age is disputed likely to be denied servicesAge disputes are having a “devastating impact” on unaccompanied and separated refugee or asylum seeker children arriving in the UK, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has warned.Evidence from an assessment conducted by the UNHCR found disputes over a refugee or asylum seeker’s age impeded and delayed access to services and environments that can assist integration. Continue reading...
Tags: UK, Children, Society, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Home Office, Refugees, UNHCR, UN Refugee Agency UNHCR


A Day For Biglaw Sexual Harassment News — See Also

Another Woman Comes Forward: Second accuser files EEOC complaint against former DLA Piper partner. Biglaw's Plan To Deal With Inappropriate Behavior: Hit 'em in the wallet. Lawyer Gets Blown Up Online: It's a definite no-no. Halloween Display Goes Awry: Some say the decorations are insensitive. Biglaw Parental Leave Basics: What you need to know.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Dla Piper, EEOC, See Also


CEO Amir Reshef on How He Founded dealcloser

Amir Reshef talks with Kevin on how he started dealcloser, where the company is today, and what he’s learned along the way.
Tags: Law, Legal Marketing, Kevin, ClioCloud9, Amir Reshef


Why Publish With CanLII?

Publishing can sometimes feel like a daunting prospect. Today, we have the ability to make information available to the world easier than ever before, bringing the process of publishing closer to it’s authors. At CanLII, we want to make sure our process is visible, approachable, and maintains a high standard, so that authors can be excited to use our platform, participate in our programs, and feel proud to share their work. We’re ready Over the past year, CanLII has gone through some changes. In...
Tags: Law, Legal Information, Law Foundation of British Columbia, Martin Felsky


Clio CEO Jack Newton Reflects on his Vision, the Industry Direction, and ClioCloud9.

Kevin speaking with Clio CEO Jack Newton on his vision for the company, the industry’s direction, and ClioCloud9. Jack reflects on the early days of Clio and how much he’s learned a long the way, saying “For me it’s almost a time of reflection, where I realize we’re now the grandfather of this new wave of technology as one of the first cloud based applications and first cloud based practice management product when we launched back in 2008.”
Tags: Law, Jack, Clio, Legal Marketing, Kevin, Jack Newton, ClioCloud9, Clio Cloud Conference 2019


Trump Judge Thinks Police Accountability Will Lead To More Mass Shootings

Intellectually dishonest pro-torture hack, feels like an underwhelming description of Judge James C. Ho.
Tags: Law, Police, Courts, Tweet Of The Day, James Ho


Repair and Maintenance: Do We Need to Pay for Water Damage That is the Result of Our Landlord's Neglect

My question involves landlord-tenant law in the State of: Illinois My wife and I have been renting from a landlord for over a year, and on Memorial Day weekend this year (May 25-27), we were out of town, at a family member's house. The air conditioning unit backed up, and flooded most of the living room floor (linoleum wood panels), ruining the floor. After the technician they hired looked at the unit, they said that it was the result of an internal air filter not being replaced (someone would ...
Tags: Law, Illinois, Landlord-Tenant Law, Ac


Moving Out

My question involves juvenile law in the State of: Kentucky. I am 17 years old and have eleven days until I turn 18. I am currently adopted. After being adopted my parents have helped move me out and I have not lived with them since May of 2019 after I graduated. I’m wanting to move back to my biological family in Indiana, and the way things are going now I’d like to just go ahead and leave. Where I haven’t lived under their roof for 5 months and have nothing in their house will the police even ...
Tags: Law, Kentucky, Indiana, Juvenile Law


Masayoshi Son Ready To Bring His Total Investment In WeWork To $15 Billion…At An $8 Billion Valuation, Because YOLO

SoftBank is ready to fix WeWork because co-dependent relationships are toxic.
Tags: Law, Finance, Softbank, Masayoshi Son


Spousal Support and Alimony: Likelihood of Alimony (Florida)

My question involves a marriage in the state of: Florida Is anyone familiar and experienced with judges and mediators in Pinellas County? I'd like to get an idea how they calculate alimony, both the award and probable amount, based on some income figures. Since the question does involve income, I'd prefer to give the figures in private messages or email.
Tags: Florida, Law, Divorce, Annulment and Separation, Pinellas County, Alimony Florida



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