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Morning Docket: 05.18.22

Morning Docket: 05.18.22

* Focus, Gov: Hawaii law prevents Governor from moonlighting for Uber as a side gig. [Star Advertiser] * While it is hard to beat learning torts in pajamas, law students still prefer the real thing. [Reuters] * More ethanol in Des Moines, please! Iowa law mandates...

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Five Ways to Make Meetings Matter

Making meetings effective and productive is no easy feat — especially in the age of Zoom. To be effective, meetings need to engage the talents of the people involved, work to achieve the group’s specific goals for the moment — and do so in a way that’s contextually...

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Critical Mass With Law.com’s Amanda Bronstad: Florida Condo Collapse Victims’ Families Reach $1B Settlement. Ex-Girardi Keese Partners Used Bank Account Like A ‘Slush Fund,’ Edelson Says.

Critical Mass With Law.com’s Amanda Bronstad: Florida Condo Collapse Victims’ Families Reach $1B Settlement. Ex-Girardi Keese Partners Used Bank Account Like A ‘Slush Fund,’ Edelson Says.

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Top 5 Jury Research Companies in 2022

First Court DecisionQuest NJP Persuasion Strategies MAGNA Most attorneys have had the shock of a verdict that came way out of left field. The one they thought they had in the bag, but as it turned out, was not even close. While you can always prevent these situations,...

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SEC Reaches $6B Settlement With Allianz Global

SEC Reaches $6B Settlement With Allianz Global

The case marks the latest white-collar crackdown under the Biden administration that targeted corporate employees, and required an admission of guilt. With this subscription you will receive unlimited access to high quality, online, on-demand premium content from...

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Lawyer Brings The Sass In Celebrity Trial

Lawyer Brings The Sass In Celebrity Trial

You've got to take testifying seriously. The post Lawyer Brings The Sass In Celebrity Trial appeared first on Above the Law.(Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) Rebekah Vardy: “If I’m honest…”David Sherborne: “I would hope you’re honest because you’re sitting in a...

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An Innovation Touchdown

An Innovation Touchdown

Better helmets mean better player safety. The post An Innovation Touchdown appeared first on Above the Law.If you are a sports fan who happened to have been puttering around the house this past Sunday, there were a plethora of dramatic games on tap. From NBA and NHL...

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Morning Docket: 05.17.22

Morning Docket: 05.17.22

* Gov. DeSantis doesn't want protestors being big meanies outside of people's homes. Remember: You only have the right to protest if it doesn't like...inconvenience anyone. [AP] * In Texas, the right to free speech includes broadcasting murderous rampage. Yup,...

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Biglaw Equity Partners Are So White…

Biglaw Equity Partners Are So White…

How white is it? The post Biglaw Equity Partners Are So White… appeared first on Above the Law.Biglaw Equity Partners Are So White... - Above the LawAbove the Law Skip to content Ed. Note: Welcome to our daily feature Trivia Question of the Day!According to the...

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Attorney Elsa De Lima Joins the Downs Law Group

MIAMI, FL— Craig T. Downs, Esq., founder and principal attorney of The Downs Law Group, is pleased to announce that Elsa De Lima, Esq. has joined the firm as an attorney. In her new role, she will serve as one of the lead counsels representing plaintiffs in a historic...

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Morning Docket: 05.16.22

Morning Docket: 05.16.22

* Abortion havens? If Roe is overturned, Native sovereignty could be a basis for continued access. [The Hill] * Change of course: JetBlue's offer for Spirit airlines could upset the potential Spirit/Frontier merger. Will it upset the antitrust division? [Reuters] * If...

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