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…
- ?Groundbreaking? Ruling for Transgender Disabled VetThe Department of the Army discriminated against a civilian worker who was transitioning from male to female, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel announced Thursday. The Transgender Law Center, which represented Tamara Lusardi, called the decision ?groundbreaking in its conclusion."
- Redbox Prevails in Video Privacy Protection Act AppealA federal appellate court ruled Thursday that self-service movie kiosk company Redbox did not violate the Video Privacy Protection Act by giving an outside customer-service vendor access to its customer database.
- Ruling Bars Iraqi Women's Alien Tort Act Torture SuitThe Second Circuit said the U.S. Supreme Court decision in 'Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum' leaves the plaintiffs, victims of torture under the regime of Saddam Hussein, without redress in U.S. courts against companies who allegedly undermined the U.N.'s Oil-for-Food program.
- Contract Threatened for Contractor That Cleared SnowdenThe company that conducted the background security investigations for National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden and Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis stands to lose a $210 million contract with the Department of Homeland Security, the Government Accountability Office ruled in a decision released Thursday.
- Allstate’s Steve Ihm addresses e-discovery strategy and proposed FRCP changesRecently, InsideCounsel had an opportunity to speak with Steve Ihm, vice president and assistant general counsel at Allstate, about the approaches he takes to e-discovery and how he sees changes to the FRCP effecting corporate litigation.
- Businesses can actually learn from hackersRather than corporations getting angry at hackers and cyber-criminals who break into their networks, they may want to learn some of their methods and strategies in order to improve their own cyber protection.
- Should student athletes get minimum wage?A new lawsuit alleges that these student-athletes are actually employees, and therefore deserve to be compensated with at least minimum wage.
- Rengan Rajaratnam settles insider trading charges with the SECRajaratnam faced insider trading charges related to his work with hedge fund advisory firm Galleon Management, headed by his brother Raj Rajaratnam.