Patrick Lamb | Monday June 23, 2014
I ran across an interesting article in Attorney at Work, Trends in Legal Pricing and Project Management. The article reported on the recent P3 Conference offered by the Legal Marketing Association. The three P’s are pricing, project Management and process improvement. Having just written a book that covers these...
Jordan Furlong | Thursday May 29, 2014
Okay, I admit: that was a pure linkbait headline. Not quite as bad as 17 Heartwarming Photos That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity, but still, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to draw in people who might be thinking (hoping?) that I’d given up on innovation in the...
Bruce MacEwen | Sunday April 27, 2014
I recently wrote about the depressing prospects for graduates of all but the top ten or twenty law schools (Two Law Grad Markets). And yes, these were statistical generalizations, and the experience of specific individuals with particular skills and backgrounds will always be different, pro and con. But...
- In July, we talked about whether the change in law should be characterized as “Disruption, Eruption or Interruption?” This week, we drill down into…" class="slickTip" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">10 predictions about how IBM’s Watson will impact the legal profession
In July, we talked about whether the change in law should be characterized as “Disruption, Eruption or Interruption?” This week, we drill down into…
- Gerald Abila’s Barefoot Law helps Ugandans use smartphones to learn about their legal rights
Uganda’s legal system is based on English common law, but criminal defendants who can’t afford legal representation—and most can’t—aren’t appointed counsel unless they face a…
- Citizen Lab consists of…" class="slickTip" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Ronald Deibert’s ‘CSI of cyberspace’ exposes global injustice and promotes cybersecurity
Ronald Deibert likes to refer to the laboratory he directs as the CSI of cyberspace.
Much like TV’s CSI, the Citizen Lab consists of…
- ‘You can’t incarcerate away drug problems,’ says Ann Aiken, who proposed a tech tool for...
Ann Aiken has long been troubled by the number of new federal prison inmates being locked up for violating supervised release.
Each year between 8…
- Whirlpool Beats Moldy Washer Class Action in Bellwether TrialAfter winning class action status and surviving multiple appeals, plaintiffs lawyers hit a dead end in the first trial over claims that Whirlpool sold mold-prone washers to millions of unsuspecting customers.
- Gerber Baby Formula Ads Are Misleading, FTC ClaimsThe Federal Trade Commission on Thursday sued baby food maker Gerber Products Co., alleging the company misled consumers by suggesting that its ?Gerber Good Start Gentle? formula prevents or reduces the risk babies will develop allergies.
- Ninth Circuit Clears Path for ERISA SuitsJudge William Fletcher's decision allowing ERISA claims to proceed against Amgen is possibly the first to apply a 2014 Supreme Court decision.
- D.C., California Next Battlegrounds Over Online StreamingOnline television streaming service Aereo suffered a defeat last week in a New York federal court, but competitor FilmOn X is pressing on with similar fights against copyright lawsuits in Washington and California.
- New Department of Labor standards could keep H1-B visa records seekers waiting…foreverAfter five years, the Department says, the visa data is “temporary records and subject to destruction.” This applies to both paper and electronic records.
- Cleveland court rejects massive class action targeting front-loading washing machinesOn Oct. 30, a Cleveland federal jury rejected the first of the class actions claims, saying that the complaints were too dissimilar to warrant a collective suit. The suits targeted a defect in Whirlpool washing machines that allowed for the growth of “biofilm” on the inside of washers that were...
- Scary hotbed of data breachesAccording to California Attorney General Kamala Harris, nearly half of the 38.3 million residents of the Golden State had personal information that was hacked, stolen or compromised last year.
- Federal Circuit judges consider patent testThis week, a panel of Federal Circuit judges addressed patent-related issues during oral arguments on Nautilus v. Biosig.