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Legal publishers and journalists need to rethink business with rise of law blogs

Legal publishers and journalists need to rethink business with rise of law blogs | ladies&thelaw | Scoop.it
I follow developments in the journalism business because there is so much to be learned here as to future of legal blogging.
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The Balance Between Deception and Accuracy in Advertising is a Fine Line, Panel Suggests – ABANow – ABA Media Relations & Communication Services

The Balance Between Deception and Accuracy in Advertising is a Fine Line, Panel Suggests – ABANow – ABA Media Relations & Communication Services | ladies&thelaw | Scoop.it
In magazines, on billboards, attached to juice cartons and online, POM Wonderful peddled its 100 percent pomegranate juice as a preventative tool in the fight against heart disease, prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction.
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The ABA Is Coming Around on Reforming Legal Education

The ABA Is Coming Around on Reforming Legal Education | ladies&thelaw | Scoop.it
The ABA suggests reforming law schools. Will anyone listen?
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Dear China: Stop Stealing My Intellectual Property, Or Else

Dear China: Stop Stealing My Intellectual Property, Or Else | ladies&thelaw | Scoop.it
Competitors in emerging markets can't be allowed the advantage of pirated technology.
On multiple occasions, I’ve come across images of wire and sheet metal baskets on Chinese and Indian competitors’ websites.
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Millions of credit reports have errors

Millions of credit reports have errors | ladies&thelaw | Scoop.it
Millions of Americans have mistakes on their credit reports, some of which are serious enough to lower credit scores and result in worse credit offers, according to a new government study.
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Consumer lawsuits filed against credit bureaus and data furnishers under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, which typically involve complaints about credit report errors, jumped to a record high of 2,249 last year, according to litigation tracking website WebRecon

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10 Must-Read Inspiring Biographies of Business Leaders

10 Must-Read Inspiring Biographies of Business Leaders | ladies&thelaw | Scoop.it
Take a page from the book of the lives of these famous entrepreneurs.
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Former part-time police officer sues North Versailles claiming gender ... - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Former part-time police officer sues North Versailles claiming gender ... - Pittsburgh Post Gazette | ladies&thelaw | Scoop.it
Former part-time police officer sues North Versailles claiming gender ...Pittsburgh Post GazetteA Buena Vista woman sued North Versailles officials late Tuesday, claiming she was fired as a result of gender discrimination from her job as a township...
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Disney loses $319 million “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” appeal

Disney loses $319 million “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” appeal | ladies&thelaw | Scoop.it
The British creator of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” has a big cash prize coming its way, after a federal appeals court denied The Walt Disney Co.’s efforts to have a $319 million verdict overturned.
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When Our Clients Won’t Win

When Our Clients Won’t Win | ladies&thelaw | Scoop.it
At some point, every lawyer has a client they cannot help. I’m not talking about the clients who are so guilty there is no defense. I am talking about clients who, because of some failure in the system, will not “win” their case.
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Are You Making What You're Worth? [Ask The Experts]

Posted by Gene Fairbrother (NASE Lead Small Business Advisor) - The NASE business consultants have spoken with thousands of members about how to set their pricing, and we've put our heads together to come up with four of the top questions on how to...
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Dept. of Labor Data Shows 1 in 5 Workplace Deaths Due to Violence

Dept. of Labor Data Shows 1 in 5 Workplace Deaths Due to Violence | ladies&thelaw | Scoop.it
So you think working at your company is physically risk-free because employees don't walk scaffolding high above Manhattan or ride trams deep into West Virginia coalmines? Think again.
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No Immunity for Cops Over Coerced Confession

     ST. LOUIS (CN) - Police investigators must face claims that they coerced a murder confession from a severely mentally retarded man and planted evidence, the 8th Circuit ruled.     Matthew Livers filed a civil rights complaint alongside...
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Criminal Defense Lawyers Are the Nicest Lawyers

Criminal Defense Lawyers Are the Nicest Lawyers | ladies&thelaw | Scoop.it
Guest post by Joshua Baron
How would you rate your most recent interaction with an opposing lawyer? Chances are that if you are a criminal lawyer, it was a lot more pleasant than if you practice other areas of law.
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Challenges & Solutions: Addressing the Additional Risks from the Internet of Things – eHealth Infrastructure and Remote Health Monitoring Devices

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Incorporating Your Business

Incorporating Your Business | ladies&thelaw | Scoop.it
When starting your business, it's worth taking the time to think through which legal structure will be best for you and your business. Here is some guidance on the basics.
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10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Small-Business Attorney

10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Small-Business Attorney | ladies&thelaw | Scoop.it
A quick guide to finding a legal professional that is the right fit for your business.
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Judge Threatens Alleged Copyright Troll With Jail Over Porn Complaints

Judge Threatens Alleged Copyright Troll With Jail Over Porn Complaints | ladies&thelaw | Scoop.it
A federal judge thinks lawyers might have produced porn to troll for copyright violators. He’s not happy.
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Because Valentine’s Day Is the Best Time to End Your Marriage

Because Valentine’s Day Is the Best Time to End Your Marriage | ladies&thelaw | Scoop.it
Love stinks, but it sure smells sweet when there’s a free divorce up for grabs!
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Pregnant Texas teen files suit against parents in abortion feud

Pregnant Texas teen files suit against parents in abortion feud | ladies&thelaw | Scoop.it
A pregnant Texas 16-year-old has gone to court to avoid having an abortion against her will, according to court documents.
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Roe v. Wade cited to protect right NOT to have an abortion.

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Law Firm, Insurer to Pay $4M to Furnish New Family Courthouse in Philadelphia

Law Firm, Insurer to Pay $4M to Furnish New Family Courthouse in Philadelphia | ladies&thelaw | Scoop.it
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has settled its suit with a law firm and one of its former partners over Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel's role in helping plan a new family court at 15th and Arch Streets in Philadelphia.
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A Bride Sues Over Her Wedding Dress Woes — And Wins!

It’s been quite some time since we last wrote in great detail about wedding litigation; in fact, it’s been almost a year. Could that possibly mean that the bridezillas of the world have been happy with how their magical days have turned out?
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Is Writing A Best Seller The Only Way To Pay For Law School?

Marco Rubio
Man, I need to write a book. At this point, it could be about anything. Law. Debt. Raising a baby who can take a punch. It doesn’t matter.
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Latham & Watkins | workingmother.com

Latham & Watkins | workingmother.com | ladies&thelaw | Scoop.it
Proud to be named to the 50 “Best Law Firms for Women” list, published by @_Workingmother_ and Flex-Time Lawyers http://t.co/WmNDXLwW...
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Secret to Video That Drives Traffic (& Business)

Secret to Video That Drives Traffic (& Business) | ladies&thelaw | Scoop.it
Don't just produce a video about your company executives, says Alison Provost, founder of video company TouchStorm. Do something else entirely.
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VIDEO – Legal Risks with BYOD (Bring Your Own Devices) – Electronic Discovery

VIDEO – Legal Risks with BYOD (Bring Your Own Devices) BYOD continues to be very hot topic for IT and lawyers which impacts email, data security, and eDiscovery.
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