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Daily Archives: June 3, 2019

Casetext’s New ‘SmartCite’ Citator Is Its Clever Answer to Shepard’s and KeyCite

Via LLRXCasetext’s New ‘SmartCite’ Citator Is Its Clever Answer to Shepard’s and KeyCiteRobert Ambrogi writes – “Knowing whether a case is good law is elemental to legal research. To do this, lawyers have long relied on citator services such as Shepard’s from LexisNexis and KeyCite from Westlaw. Now, the legal research service Casetext has introduced a citator of its own, called SmartCite, with many of the features you would expect to find in a citator, plus some that make it unique.”

Version Museum showcases visual history of popular websites and games that have shaped our lives

The Version Museum “is devoted to showcasing the visual history of popular websites, games, apps, and operating systems that have shaped our lives. Merriam-Webster defines the word museum as: An institution devoted to the procurement, care, study, and display of objects of lasting interest or value. Certainly the technology we use everyday is both interesting… Continue Reading

How Impeachment Works and What You Need to Know About It

The New York Times – Some Democrats say opening an impeachment inquiry could help the House overcome the president’s blockade of its investigations. But others say that could backfire politically. “Liberal House Democrats, struggling to combat President Trump’s stonewalling of congressional oversight, have come out by the dozen in recent days to endorse a new… Continue Reading

The Book of Jargon® – Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Technology

An interactive glossary of the acronyms, slang, and terminology of the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology industry. “The Book of Jargon® – Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Technology is one in a series of practice area and industry-specific glossaries published by Latham & Watkins.  The definitions provide an introduction to each term and may raise complex legal issues on… Continue Reading

Enforcing Federal Privacy Law – Constitutional Limitations on Private Rights of Action

CRS Legal Sidebar – Enforcing Federal Privacy Law—Constitutional Limitations on Private Rights of Action, May 31, 2019: “Over the last two years, the prospect of a comprehensive federal data privacy law has been the subject of considerable attention in the press and in Congress. Some Members of Congress and outside groups have developed many proposals… Continue Reading

Israel and the Palestinians: Chronology of a Two-State Solution

CRS In Focus – Israel and the Palestinians: Chronology of a Two-State Solution, May 31, 2019. “The idea of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict developed gradually in the years after Israel captured the West Bank and Gaza Strip in the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. This product highlights the evolution of thisi dea. In 2002,… Continue Reading

Cities’ Bright Lights and Big Promises Dim for the Less-Educated

NBER – “Non-college-educated workers in cities are far less likely to work in middle-skill occupations than in the past, and the urban wage premium has sharply eroded. American cities have historically been centers of opportunity, beckoning workers from elsewhere with the promise of economic mobility. In Work of the Past, Work of the Future (NBER… Continue Reading

2019 State of the Workforce Report

ADP Research Institute – 2019 State of the Workforce Report – “The first annual State of the Workforce Report provides decision makers with organizational benchmarks to compare against their own internal HR statistics. Employers and decision makers can gain a better understanding of the hierarchical structure of organizations, pay levels, how pay and promotions are… Continue Reading