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  • Cohen Suing Trump For Legal Fees

    Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen is suing the Trump Organization for nearly $4 million in legal fees and “costs incurred by Mr. Cohen in connection with various matters arising from Mr. Cohen’s work with and on behalf...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Public Defender Workloads Make “Right To Counsel” A Dead Letter

    Studies in a number of states find that public defenders are overwhelmed and that they should be spending from between two and five times more hours on each case in order to make a reasonably effective defense....

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • The GDPR Six Months In

    The General Data Protection Regulation became enforceable on May 25, and it has rewritten the ground rules for many companies regarding how they acquire, store and manage information, as well as what they say about it to...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • A Law Firm’s Abandoned Domain Name Can Get Used By Hackers

    Security experts warn that when a law firm abandons an internet domain name (e.g. by way of a merger or by winding down), that name can be re-registered by someone else, and that someone else then has...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Spoliation Sanctions Can Dwarf What The Case Is Worth

    A ruling from the Second Circuit Court earlier this year is a cautionary tale about the importance of implementing sound legal hold and production practices even in smaller cases. The value of this case in terms of...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Search Engine Optimization For Law Firms

    Some don’t know it, others may not want to believe it, but the reality is there’s a method to making your firm come to the top of an internet search. An article by Maria Barbera explains how...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Resource Alignment Is A Big Law Department Challenge

    A survey found that legal departments, despite increased demand for their services, managed to keep their spending flat last year. How they managed to do that breaks down to two broad strategies: Pressuring outside firms to keep...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Mesh Litigation Conspiracy Alleged

    According to a New York Times investigative article, an “assembly-line-like system” involving plaintiff attorneys, litigation funders, banks, physicians and marketers is enticing women into needless and sometimes dangerous remedial surgery, in order to improve the chance of prevailing...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Dershowitz Assails ACLU For Defending Raid On Trump’s Lawyer

    Harvard law professor and civil liberties advocate Alan Dershowitz calls the ACLU to task for defending the FBI’s raid on the law office and hotel room of President Trump’s trusted attorney, Michael Cohen. Noting that he used...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • White Hats & “Vulnerability Scans” Touted As Security Ploys

    A close look at a cyber-liability lawsuit that targets a law firm that did not, to anyone's knowledge, actually suffer a breach, with some recommendation for....

    • Posted 11 months ago
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