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Crime Prediction Software Promised to Be Free of Biases. New Data Shows It Perpetuates Them – The Markup

Crime Prediction Software Promised to Be Free of Biases. New Data Shows It Perpetuates Them – The Markup

Read on our collaborator's site Between 2018 and 2021, more than one in 33 U.S. residents were potentially subject to police patrol decisions directed by crime prediction...

What makes an O-shaped junior lawyer?

What makes an O-shaped junior lawyer?

The legal profession is continually evolving. Clients and law firms are increasingly developing an attitude of ‘people first, and lawyers second’. In such a competitive...

Lawyers Fight Bill Forcing Them to Report Suspicious Client Acts

Lawyers Fight Bill Forcing Them to Report Suspicious Client Acts

Lawyers are pushing back against anti-money laundering legislation that would require them to report suspicious transactions by clients, as banks already must do. US House...

ANALYSIS: Classes Future Restructuring Lawyers Should Consider

ANALYSIS: Classes Future Restructuring Lawyers Should Consider

So you’ve just finished your summer associate program and received an offer to work with the firm’s bankruptcy and restructuring team. You might be wondering what law school...

The Marble Palace Blog: A Lawyer Who Won a 1983 SCOTUS Free Speech Case on Behalf of His Wife Has Died at Age 70 | National Law Journal

The Marble Palace Blog: A Lawyer Who Won a 1983 SCOTUS Free Speech Case on Behalf of His Wife Has Died at Age 70 | National Law Journal

Thank you for reading The Marble Palace Blog, which I hope will inform and surprise you about the Supreme Court of the United States. My name is Tony Mauro. I’ve covered the...

Lessons From SEC Enforcement Actions Involving Corporate Lawyers | JD Supra

Lessons From SEC Enforcement Actions Involving Corporate Lawyers | JD Supra

The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has recently brought several enforcement actions that directly or indirectly involved lawyers. These actions provide reminders to...

9 Essential Books Every Lawyer Should Read

9 Essential Books Every Lawyer Should Read

You could fill a library with things they don’t teach you in law school. You don’t learn how to run a business, you don’t learn how to build engaging relationships with clients,...

Supreme Court takes up internet company immunity in YouTube dispute

Supreme Court takes up internet company immunity in YouTube dispute

The Supreme Court on Monday stepped into the politically divisive issue of whether tech companies should have immunity over problematic content posted by users, agreeing to hear...

Agree to Disagree: Civics, civility and collaboration can guide us to a better society

Agree to Disagree: Civics, civility and collaboration can guide us to a better society

In the 18th century, John Wesley, the English founder of Methodism, had a feud over doctrine with his colleague George Whitefield that split their followers. But despite their...

FTX bankruptcy case stalls as lawyers confront crypto chaos

FTX bankruptcy case stalls as lawyers confront crypto chaos

The multibillion-dollar FTX bankruptcy case has stalled at the starting line, reflecting murkiness and disarray inside the crypto platform before it sought US court protection...

Lawyers Shouldn't Be Scared To Tell Clients They Can't Answer Certain Legal Questions - Above the Law

Lawyers Shouldn't Be Scared To Tell Clients They Can't Answer Certain Legal Questions - Above the Law

Clients usually pick lawyers who have an expansive understanding of the law so that their counsel will be able to draw from a solid background when dealing with a given legal...

Why Lawyers Procrastinate on Succession Planning

Why Lawyers Procrastinate on Succession Planning

Roy Ginsburg counts down 13 reasons small law firm owners have a tough time creating a law firm succession plan — and reasons to get it done. Some of my clients are estate...