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The Client Side: In-House Lawyers Managing Spend During COVID

(Image via Getty) Joe chats with Aaron Pierce, GM of CounselLink about its latest Enterprise LegalManagement Trends Report compiling client data on outside vendor spend. The report covers the whole year, meaning the impact of COVID isn’t really reflected, but Joe and Aaron discuss what to expect from the pandemic’s impact on the client side. […]

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Conspiracy: Accepting Bad Information In The Face Of Complexity

The Lizzie Borden trial was a media sensation, but everyone chose the media narratives that confirmed what they already believed. In this episode, we explore the threat of polarizing group dynamics and how lawyers can be positive voices in their communities. Make sure you take advantage of the show’s Q&A feature. You can ask Mike […]

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Biglaw’s Push For The Equal Rights Amendment

(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) The battle for the Equal Rights Amendment — a constitutional amendment to guarantee equal treatment based on sex — has been going on for over 100 years. Now that 38 states have ratified the amendment, the ERA is closer than ever, but it’s far from a given. There’s a whole […]

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Trust Us, States Really Can Make You Wear Masks

Kathryn and Joe welcome Megan McKenzie of Balestriere Fariello to help us brush up on the constitutional law issues at play in the pandemic. Whether you just need a Con Law refresher or just some talking points for dealing with non-lawyer relatives, we’re going through some of the big legal issues looming over the COVID […]

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Addressing Law School Racism & Neomi Rao’s School Of Legal Writing Don’ts

Neomi Rao (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) A new account compiles the acts of racism that compound at Harvard Law School, but they could emanate from almost any law school. We take a look at this account and the response of law schools around the country to recent events, including one law school that’s taking […]

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The Legal Profession Turns The Corner

Jack Newton, founder and CEO of Clio, joins us to discuss findings compiled by the practice management platform and brings some welcome news: law firms have seen an uptick in new matters. While the industry is still suffering from the pandemic, there are signs that things are getting back on track and clients are recognizing […]