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  • An Unlikely Industry That Could Be Snared By The CCPA

    Just how wide is the reach of the California Consumer Protection Act? Could it apply to companies that only incidentally collect and process personal information in the course of operating drones? Does advanced facial recognition software mean...

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  • Prison Internet: Reading Moby Dick At Three Cents A Minute

    Inmates in West Virginia prisons are receiving free tablet computers, but if they want to read e-books it will cost them 3 cents a minute, and that includes books that reside on a free on-line public library....

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • ATM “Jackpot” Attacks Said To Be Worldwide

    The number of incidents is down in Europe, where this type of attack seems to have originated, but is said to be up in other parts of the world, including the U.S., Latin America and Southeast Asia....

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Go-To DC Defense Attorney Dead At 90

    Plato Cacheris, a son of Greek immigrants who became Washington’s premiere defense lawyer, has died of pneumonia. He was widely-respected for his civility and the forthright way he sought the best possible deal for some not very...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Increase In Harvard Law Applications Wasn’t a One-Off

    The Harvard Law School application increase noted recently is back for the class of ‘22. After a longish spell of decline the numbers were up starting in 2016, a nation-wide phenomenon many ascribed to a “Trump Bump,”...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Re-Purposing E-Discovery Software To Field DSARs

    Among the provisions of the California Consumer Privacy Act will be a requirement for affected companies to respond to a Data Subject Access Request. The “subject” of a Data Subject Access Request could be any consumer who...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • GC’s Several Roles Require Disparate Skill Sets

    The general counsel typically has three identifiable and separate roles: senior executive and strategist, legal advisor, and resource manager, whose job includes determining how much of the department’s budget will be allocated to an outside legal spend....

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Puzzle For Regulators, As Utilities See $ In Electric Vehicles

    Electric vehicles are generally considered a major environmental advance over the dirty and inefficient internal-combustion products they are beginning to replace. They are also voracious consumers of electricity. Some electric utilities are finding they have an interest...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Could Elizabeth Warren’s Corporate Lawyer Past Come Back To Haunt Her?

    An article in the Washington Times highlights Elizabeth Warren’s former work as a “$675-an-hour corporate lawyer,” notably in some high-profile bankruptcy cases where she wasn’t necessarily on the side of the underdog. The time frame goes back...

    • Posted 11 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 2 years ago
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