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Daily Archives: November 7, 2022

National Climate Assessment

The National Climate Assessment summarizes the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future. A team of more than 300 experts guided by a 60-member Federal Advisory Committee produced the report, which was extensively reviewed by the public and experts, including federal agencies and a panel of the National Academy of Sciences.

  • Explore highlights of the National Climate Assessment including an Overview, the report’s 12 overarching findings, and a summary of impacts by region. The Highlights provides a concise version of the full report including an Overview, select evidence for the 12 Report Findings, and summaries of the impacts of climate change on every region of the United States.
  • The full report of the National Climate Assessment provides an in-depth look at climate change impacts on the U.S. It details the multitude of ways climate change is already affecting and will increasingly affect the lives of Americans. Explore how climate change affects you and your family. Explore how climate change affects important sectors such as health, water, and agriculture. Cross cutting sections explore climate change impacts at the intersection of various sectors (such energy, water, and land use), as well as impacts on urban areas, rural communities, Indigenous Peoples, and more.


Digital Security and Reproductive Rights: Lessons for Feminist Cyberlaw

Meister, Michela and Levy, Karen, Digital Security and Reproductive Rights: Lessons for Feminist Cyberlaw (October 31, 2022). Feminist Cyberlaw (Meg Leta Jones and Amanda Levendowski, eds.), University of California Press, Forthcoming, Available at SSRN: or – “Reproductive rights in the United States are under threat, and the threat is growing more serious by… Continue Reading

Cyber Security for Law Firms: Our Top Tips

Law Technology Today: “In the digital era, cyber security is essential for law firms. Data breaches are becoming increasingly common, threatening the privacy of clients’ sensitive information and firms’ reputations. Consider data from ABA’s Cyber Security Report, which states that 25% of law firms have previously suffered a data breach. Among the many consequences of… Continue Reading

Five Key Reasons Law Firms are Independently Building Digital Solutions

Artificial Lawyer: “The legal industry faces various universal challenges; an ever-changing market, clients with high expectations and endless options, and an impending global recession. To be successful in this modern and complex world, the legal industry needs modern and complex tooling. Thus, globally, law firms and in-house legal departments are looking for legal tech solutions… Continue Reading

Here’s how a Twitter engineer says it will break in the coming weeks

MIT Technology Review: “…A massive tech platform like Twitter is built upon very many interdependent parts. “The larger catastrophic failures are a little more titillating, but the biggest risk is the smaller things starting to degrade,” says Ben Krueger,  a site reliability engineer who has more than two decades of experience in the tech industry.… Continue Reading

New Database Eases Release of Judges’ Finance Reports

United States Courts: “A new free public database of federal judges’ financial disclosure reports (FDRs), including periodic transaction reports (PTRs), was launched today by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. Once users register in the new database, they can access an electronic version of federal judges’ reports. The new database design allows members of… Continue Reading

OCLC and Clarivate settle lawsuit

OCLC / 07 November 2022 – “OCLC is pleased to announce today that it successfully defended WorldCat to protect the collaborative service developed and maintained with and for libraries worldwide. An agreement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by OCLC in June 2022 against Clarivate and its subsidiaries in the United States District Court,… Continue Reading

Let’s Vote – Same Day Voter Registration

NCSL: “As of 2022, 22 states and Washington, D.C., have implemented same-day registration (SDR), which allows any qualified resident of the state to register to vote and cast a ballot at the same time. Of those states, 20 and Washington, D.C., offer Election Day registration, which means voters can both register and vote on Election… Continue Reading

Provisional State of the Global Climate in 2022

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) – Provisional State of the Global Climate in 2022: “The past eight years are on track to be the eight warmest on record, fuelled by ever-rising greenhouse gas concentrations and accumulated heat. Extreme heatwaves, drought and devastating flooding have affected millions and cost billions this year, according to the WMO Provisional… Continue Reading

Federal Reserve Board – Financial Stability Report

Financial Stability Report November 2022 – “This report presents the Federal Reserve Board’s current assessment of the stability of the U.S. financial system. By publishing this report, the Board intends to promote public understanding by increasing transparency around, and creating accountability for, the Federal Reserve’s views on this topic Financial stability supports the objectives assigned… Continue Reading