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Woman Who Refused To Wear Mask At Starbucks Wants Half The $100k In Tip Money Barista Got From GoFundMe Campaign

I know you’ve heard this before, but just so we’re all clear: wear a fucking mask, people. It’s truly not that big of a deal. I wear one at work any time I am not seated in my office. It’s crazy easy and you can even get a little fun out of it by wearing […]

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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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Want Easy And Efficient Entity And Equity Management? It’s Time To Try Diligent [Sponsored]

Corporate governance is one of the most crucial aspects of corporate law, with entity ownership and corporate structure having serious implications on taxation, regulatory matters, and more. Unfortunately, though, it can also be one of the most time-consuming aspects of corporate law.  The global entity management experts at Diligent are changing all that. With two […]

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The Increasingly Essential Role Of The Law Librarian

Today marks the start of the 2020 annual conference of the American Association of Law Libraries, which runs through Friday. As the AALL’s first virtual conference, it is a much different event in a much different time for an organization that is facing a much different future. Recent years have seen an unprecedented surge in […]

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Now That USMCA Is In Effect… Can Congress Even Reform Section 230 Without Violating The Agreement?

It seems like every other day we see yet another proposal to dismantle, revoke, or otherwise undermine Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. But doing so might actually create massive international problems. That’s because, as you may recall, despite some last minute attempts to remove it, the final USMCA retained language that suggests that any signatory […]

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The Dormroom Hacker Who Dropped A Bomb On The Legal Industry

Joshua Browder, CEO/founder of DoNotPay (courtesy photo) DoNotPay is an app that makes a great headline: the “the world’s first robot lawyer.” Behind that headline is a story about access to justice, bureaucracy, risk taking, bold solutions to pressing problems, and open questions. I had a chance to sit down last week with Joshua Browder, […]

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The Latest From Lex Machina: Bringing Legal Analytics To The Field Of Torts [Sponsored]

As data has infiltrated nearly every facet of the legal industry, legal analytics are in high demand. Lex Machina, a recognized leader in the legal analytics field, offers practice area modules that provide valuable, strategic insights into federal district court claims for many of the most popular legal specialties in today’s market.  The latest addition […]

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New Global Legal Tech Report Charts State Of Legal Tech Across Asia-Pacific Region

In April I reported on the release by the Global Legal Tech Report of its report on Australia, the first in a planned series of regional reports on legal tech worldwide, which will culminate in a global report in November. Now, the GLTR has released reports covering Asia and New Zealand. When considered alongside the […]

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‘But Without 230 Reform, Websites Have No Incentive To Change!’ They Scream Into The Void As Every Large Company Pulls Ads From Facebook

One of the most frustrating lines that we hear from people criticizing internet website content moderation is the idea that thanks to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, websites have no incentive to do any moderation. This is a myth that I consider to be the flip side of the claims by aggrieved conservatives insisting that Section 230 […]

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Author Of Section 230 Chris Cox Says All The Critics Are Wrong About The History And Intent Of 230

A few weeks ago we highlighted Ron Wyden’s explanation of the intent of Section 230, which was useful since he was one-half of the team that wrote the law. Now, the other half of the team, Chris Cox has written a long and detailed article highlighting how nearly every attempt at reform of 230 misunderstands both the intent […]