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Daily Archives: April 26, 2023

Mifepristone is under scrutiny in the courts, but it has been used safely and effectively around the world for decades

Via LLRX – Mifepristone is under scrutiny in the courts, but it has been used safely and effectively around the world for decades – A flurry of court rulings in April 2023 has left the future of the abortion pill mifepristone in question. For now, a U.S. Supreme Court decision on April 21 allows the drug… Continue Reading

Role of chatGPT in Law: According to chatGPT

Biswas, Som, Role of chatGPT in Law: According to chatGPT (March 30, 2023). Available at SSRN: or “ChatGPT is a language model developed by OpenAI that can provide support to paralegals and legal assistants in various tasks. Some of the uses of ChatGPT in the legal field include legal research, document generation, case… Continue Reading

How to Finally Use Google Authenticator Without Your Phone

Lifehacker: “Ever since it came out, Google Authenticator has been a popular choice for generating two-factor authentication codes on the fly. The service is reliable and secure, but has always had one glaring issue: the inability to sync authentication codes between devices, leaving you at risk of losing access to all of your 2FA accounts.… Continue Reading

Lessons from the Covid War: An Investigative Report Paperback

“What went right and wrong in our nation’s response to the pandemic? What can we do to avoid the next one? In Lessons from the Covid War: An Investigative Report, the nonpartisan Covid Crisis Group offers crucial recommendations to prepare for the inevitable next public health crisis. The Covid Crisis Group—led by UVA history professor Philip Zelikow, the… Continue Reading

Change in Monthly Abortions Since Roe v. Wade Overturned

Data is Beautiful – this statistic is for legal abortions. See also Washingtonian – The Abortion Battle on Virginia’s Border. When Roe fell, an abortion clinic moved from Tennessee to Virginia. Providing care has been complicated, but the staff won’t back down…Bristol is a twin city, half in Tennessee and half in Virginia, bisected by… Continue Reading

The Fight for the American Public Library

Bloomberg/City Lab: ” Library boards, school boards and legislatures are becoming battlegrounds in a push to censor books. Communities are fighting back. National Library Week in the US comes amid a period of turmoil for libraries, as efforts to censor books intensify. Visual storyteller Ariel Aberg-Riger explores the threats libraries face, their historical context and… Continue Reading

Brooklyn Public Library Offers Free eCards to Teens Nationwide Facing Book Bans in Local Communities

“Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) is launching a new campaign today, titled Books UnBanned, to help teens combat the negative impact of increased censorship and book bans in libraries across the country. For a limited time, young adults ages 13 to 21 nationwide, will be able to apply for a free eCard from BPL, unlocking access… Continue Reading