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Secretary Cascos reminds voters of Feb. 1 Registration Deadline

Today, Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos reminded Texans that February 1 is the deadline to register in time for the March 1 Primary Election.
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Before It’s Too Late what to do About Criminal Law Practice

Civil liability may circulation from a defendant discovered not guilty in a prison case. The statute of limitations is also an alternate for felony circumstances where prescription interval has expired to sue for a civil case. Legal law solicitors can take care of all kinds of prison offences comparable to critical crimes (e.g. murder), drug […]

The post Before It’s Too Late what to do About Criminal Law Practice first appeared on Family in Law.

(Originally posted by Teel Marcus)
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In a Term Likely Defined by Race, Will John Roberts Oppose 'Jolts' to the Legal System?

The justices this fall will revisit the role of race in cases involving redrawing congressional districts, and in college admissions.

     
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Why Law Firms Are Getting 'Ghosted' by Their Clients—And How to Prevent It

This week's episode features a conversation with Nathan Cemenska, director of legal operations and industry insights at Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions, who explains why ghosting happens and how law firms can keep it from happening to them.

     
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Bad News for 3M: Judge Extinguishes Government-Contractor Defense in 'Forever Chemical' Cases

In a ruling on Friday, U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel found the defendant companies, including 3M, had "significantly greater knowledge" than the U.S. government about the risks of "forever chemicals" in their aqueous film-forming foam products.

     
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West Coast v. The Beltway: The Turf War You Never Knew Was Raging

As the products and services tech companies became more central to the fabric of society, governments began looking at the implications of deals within the sector. And law firms in D.C. and California saw an opening.

     
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Legal Tech, E-Discovery AI Still Plagued by Overpromises and Untested Claims

AI vendors might be using terms like TAR or CAL to market their products, but data scientists and e-discovery experts are hesitant about the legitimacy of their claims.

     
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Top-Paid Female GCs Are Earning More, But Not All the News Is Good

Women cracking the highest-paid female GC list collected substantially higher cash compensation than a year earlier. But when men are included, just five women cracked the top 20.

     
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An Unbiased View of Career Law Firm

Fast legal help or opinion is something that you could be need on the most unexpected occasions. For example, it could be an opinion that you just need simply earlier than finalizing a contract, if you find yourself in an important meeting or when you are traveling outside the nation. You must be capable to […]

The post An Unbiased View of Career Law Firm first appeared on Family in Law.

(Originally posted by Teel Marcus)
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Appeals Court Skeptical of Race-Based Challenge to High School Admissions Policy

The case has generated additional controversy in the wake of legal attacks on two colleges' race-based admissions system which head to the SCOTUS this upcoming term.

     
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'Gibson Dunn Would Pounce': Judge Grills Facebook's Lawyers at Sanctions Hearing

U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria, at a hearing to determine whether to sanction Facebook and its legal team at Gibson Dunn for discovery misconduct, described some of their actions as "frivolous" and "abominable."

     
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Judge Raymond Dearie Picked as Special Master to Review Trump Documents Seized at Mar-a-Lago

Dearie, who has previously announced his intent to retire at the end of the year, was initially proposed by Trump's legal team.

     
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'We Won't Accept Business as Usual': DOJ to Spotlight Timely Reporting, Executive Compensation in Corporate Cases

Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced a series of policy changes aimed at "giving general counsels and chief compliance officers the tools they need to make a business case for responsible corporate behavior."

     
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DOJ Anti-Money Laundering Chief Joins MoFo as Government Steps Up White-Collar Scrutiny

Deborah "Deb" Connor, most recently the chief of the money laundering and asset recovery section, is making the move to private practice after 25 years at the DOJ.

     
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Judge Albright in the Crosshairs as Intel Asks Court to Erase $2.18 Billion Verdict

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr weighs in for the tech giant, saying U.S. District Judge Alan Albright let the patent owner present "an unreliable—and exorbitant—damages model."

     
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Federal Judge Won't Be Reappointed After Investigation Into Abusive Behavior

The committee interviewed Garza's law clerks, judicial assistants, courtroom deputies and others who worked with her over her 16 years on the bench and found "reason to believe that she had engaged in sanctionable misconduct."

     
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There's a Lot of Talk About Google Analytics at the Alex Jones Trial: Here's Why

On the first day of the trial, Judge Barbara Bellis sanctioned the defendants for not producing the Google Analytics that the plaintiffs requested.

     
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Google and Meta Hit With Record Fines for Data Privacy Violations

South Korea found that Google and Meta did not clearly inform users or obtain their consent as they collected information about their online activities, and used the data collected for targeted advertising.

     
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Extending Title VII to Federal Judicial Employees | Aliza Shatzman

Judicial clerkships have traditionally served an important role in helping attorneys transition into practice and learn from experienced judges and practitioners. But the power imbalance between judge and clerk and the cloak of confidentiality surrounding judicial proceedings sometimes puts clerks in bad situations. Further, employment laws like Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 do not apply to the judicial branch. Aliza Shatzman, Co-Founder and President of The Legal Accountability

Original author: D. Todd Smith
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Extending Title VII to Federal Judicial Employees | Aliza Shatzman

Judicial clerkships have traditionally served an important role in helping attorneys transition into practice and learn from experienced judges and practitioners. But the power imbalance between judge and clerk and the cloak of confidentiality surrounding judicial proceedings sometimes puts clerks in bad situations. Further, employment laws like Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 do not apply to the judicial branch. Aliza Shatzman, Co-Founder and President of The Legal Accountability

(Originally posted by D. Todd Smith)
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