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The Supply and Demand of Legal Help on the Internet

Hagan, Margaret, The Supply and Demand of Legal Help on the Internet (October 17, 2022). Margaret D. Hagan “The Supply and Demand of Legal Help on the Internet,” Legal Tech and the Future of Civil Justice, edited by David Freeman Engstrom. Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming., Available at SSRN: “Faith in technology as a way… Continue Reading

How an Early Oil Industry Study Became Key in Climate Lawsuits

Yale Environment 360: “For decades, 1960s research for the American Petroleum Institute warning of the risks of burning fossil fuels had been forgotten. But two papers discovered in libraries are now playing a key role in lawsuits aimed at holding oil companies accountable for climate change. Carroll Muffett began wondering in 2008 when the world’s… Continue Reading

As fatal police shootings increase, more go unreported

Washington Post $ – “Flawed FBI data has left thousands of deaths uncounted and complicates efforts to hold troubled police departments accountable. Fewer fatal police shootings are recorded by the federal government every year, despite renewed scrutiny of police use of force and millions of dollars spent to encourage local law enforcement to report the… Continue Reading

Why Have So Few People Heard of the Magic of Ctrl+Shift+T?

CNET: “What is Ctrl+Shift+T (or Cmd+Shift+T for Mac users)? I’d argue that it’s one of the most important and useful keyboard shortcuts there is, right up there with Ctrl+Z. In fact, it performs a similar function: undoing a mistake. Specifically, the mistake of accidentally closing a browser tab or window. Ctrl+Shift+T is the easiest way… Continue Reading

National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board Report

Regional Twelve-Year Bottleneck Analysis, December 2, 2022 – “Bottom Line Up Front: results of staff’s analyses show a complex set of occurrences, but with one persistent top-ranked bottleneck. Today’s presentation will look at: The PDA Suite bottleneck tool methodology, how options within the tool cause variations in results, and caveats; Observations on how choosing alternative… Continue Reading

LLRX November 2022 Issue

Articles and Columns for November 2022 10 fatal traps that explain why law firm strategic plans are DOA – Patrick J. McKenna is an internationally recognized author, lecturer, strategist and seasoned advisor to the leaders of premier law firms. McKenna’s deep dive into law firm strategic planning delivers a detailed guide on the major errors to… Continue Reading

Snapshot of the Twitter Migration

DeweySquare:  “In this report, we track, with the most quantifiable data we can, the contours, scope, and direction of the migration as it is at its beginning. Some users are fully leaving the platform, and many are not going that far yet, but creating new, alternative accounts, hedging their bets in case Twitter descends further… Continue Reading

We’re in Denial About the True Cost of a Twitter Implosion

Wired: “Elon Musk’s platform may be hell, but it’s also where huge amounts of reputational and social wealth are invested. All of that is in peril…But if we judge Twitter’s influence by its active users, we underestimate it massively. It has no peer as a forge of public opinion. In political analysis, publishing, public health,… Continue Reading

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, December 3, 2022

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, December 3, 2022 – Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly… Continue Reading