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  • Biggest Refugee Crisis Ever, Still Has No Name

    What is predicted to the largest ever refugee crisis, the result of climate change and the concurrent rise in sea level, has already begun, according to an article in Motherboard. Much of the displacement will occur in...

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  • Laterals Bring Most Malpractice Claims

    A survey by a major insurance brokerage found the number one reason law firms get sued for malpractice is a conflicts problem involving a lateral hire. “Too often, conflicts are an afterthought when attorneys move from firm...

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  • Headline Scandals Obscure Pervasive Harassment

    Venture capitalists blacklisted, Uber CEO resigns, Fox News heavies forced out – all welcome news for women in the workplace, but news that serves to obscure the ubiquitous nature of gender discrimination, according to fivethirtyeight.com. While scandals like those...

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  • AI Poised to Make Big Inroads In Law

    In a world that’s increasingly characterized by automation, the legal industry is trying to figure out what it looks like to automate without sacrificing “the quality and attention to detail that’s required in sensitive legal matters,” writes...

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  • List Targets Venture Capitalists Who Hit On Women

    Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator has emailed a reporting form to entrepreneurs encouraging them to report sexual harassment by venture capitalists, and is working on an app that allows recipients of unwanted male attention to tell...

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  • Millenial Stares Down Law School Loan

    “I have $219,778.08 in law school student loan debt.” Thus begins Kerriann Stout’s essay, in which she describes her method for dealing with the anxiety that her huge obligation creates. It is a three-step process, beginning with...

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  • More Women Becoming Managing Partners In Florida

    Three Florida law firms have appointed women as managing partners, and there has been a noticeable uptick in women taking leadership positions in general. “People obviously want to celebrate because it’s important,” said Leora Freire, a shareholder at...

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  • Law School Closes After $20 Million Loss

    Indiana Tech Law School, Ft. Wayne, is kaput. The last class of 21 students graduated on May 13. Only five students attended the ceremonies. The rest held their own graduation at a nearby public library so they would...

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  • Male, Female Employees Now Wary Of Contact

    A survey finds both men and women are wary of one-on-one situations with co-workers of the opposite sex. That includes private meetings – about a a fourth of those surveyed say that’s  “inappropriate” – as well as...

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  • Chief Justice Roberts
    Bad Luck Is a Good Teacher, Says Chief Justice

    Justice Roberts gave the ninth-grade commencement address at an elite boarding school for boys last month. His son John Jr was one of the graduates. “I wish you bad luck from time to time so that you...

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