• “Noise,” AI, And The Black Box Of Legal Judgment

    A Nobel Prize winning psychologist and a noted legal scholar have teamed up to clarify the way legal judgments are made and how the process can be improved. Their research can be applied to any type of...

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  • Four Years After Alice, Software Patents Making a Comeback

    Following the Supreme Court’s 2014 Alice decision, many practitioners assumed it that any attempt to patent software would be so difficult and unpredictable that it was ...

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  • States Beginning to Legislate Cybersecurity

    Ohio has become the first state to legislate incentives for corporate entities to develop and implement effective data privacy and cybersecurity procedures. As of November 1, 2018, an organization can claim an affirmative defense to a lawsuit...

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  • Summary Highlights Legal Market, Partner Moves, In Asia-Pacific

    China’s economy might be close to recession, but lawyers are still in demand in the corporate M&A sector, and, according to a summary on the Major, Lindsey and Africa site, PRC firms (specialists in administrative and local...

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  • Money Laundering, Suspicious Transactions at Artichoke Joe’s

    Artichoke Joe’s Casino, a California card club ( a gaming establishment that only offers card games), has been fined $8 million for numerous willful violations of the Bank Secrecy Act dating back to 2009. The Financial Crimes...

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  • In Many States, Minimum Wage Is Going Up

    A breakdown on states impacted by new minimum wage requirements for 2019. The highest is in the District of Columbia ($13.25 per hour), followed by Massachusetts and Washington at $12 per hour.

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  • Cops Who Killed Suspects Hides Identities Under Victim’s Rights Law

    A victims’ right law passed by referendum in South Dakota in 2016 allows crime victims to control whether information about themselves is released publicly. So far two policemen have exercised their rights under the law to hide...

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  • Cyber Breach Most Feared Company Crisis, Ahead Of Sexual Harassment & Violence

    The type of incident most commonly addressed by company crisis management plans is a cyber breach, according to a survey by Morrison & Foerster and the Ethisphere Institute. It was cited as the number one concern by...

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  • Preparing for Congressional Investigations

    Democrats in control of the House now have investigative and subpoena power. That means they have the power to call company executives to testify, and it’s certain they are going to use it. In this Today’s General...

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  • Citizens In AZ Attacking Self-Driving Cars

    Autonomous vehicles being tested in Chandler, AZ, are being threatened, and sometimes attacked by citizens wielding weapons. Protesters have various axes to grind, one of them, according to sources in this New York Times article, that autonomous vehicles...

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