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A Judge’s Perspective on the Science and Rhetoric of the Written Word

Dysart, Tessa, “I Can [Read] Clearly Now” Legal Writing: A Judge’s Perspective on the Science and Rhetoric of the Written Word (December 31, 2022). 22 J. App. Prac. & Proc. 157 (2022) , Available at SSRN: “Audience. Comprehension. Recall. Those three words sum up Judge Robert E. Bacharach’s recent book, Legal Writing: A Judge’s… Continue Reading

U.S. National Strategy to Counter Antisemitism May 2023

FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Releases First-Ever U.S. National Strategy to Counter Antisemitism [May 25, 2023] the Biden-Harris Administration is releasing the first-ever U.S. National Strategy to Counter Antisemitism. This strategy includes over 100 new actions the Administration will take to raise awareness of antisemitism and its threat to American democracy, protect Jewish communities, reverse the… Continue Reading

The Supreme Court Is Hiding Important Decisions From You

Politico: “As the Supreme Court begins to release its written opinions from its most recent term, much of the public’s attention is focused on high-profile cases on affirmative action, election law and environmental regulation. But according to Stephen Vladeck, a professor at the University of Texas Law School, this narrow focus on the most headline-grabbing… Continue Reading

Parking Reform Network

“The Parking Reform Network, a US-based nonprofit that aims “to discourage the building of too much parking supply,” has compiled a map and dataset of ~1,400 relevant local mandates. They focus on policies that reduce or eliminate minimum parking requirements for new developments, or set maximums. For each mandate, the dataset provides a summary and… Continue Reading

CISA, FBI, NSA, MS-ISAC Publish Updated #StopRansomware Guide 

“Updated guide developed through the Joint Ransomware Task Force provides best practices and resources to help organizations reduce the risk of ransomware incidents. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), National Security Agency (NSA), and Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) today published the #StopRansomware Guide—an updated version of… Continue Reading

A Failure of Supervision: Bank Failures and The San Francisco Federal Reserve 

House Committee on Oversight and Accountability Hearing – May 23, 2023 – A Failure of Supervision: Bank Failures and The San Francisco Federal Reserve Jeremy Newell, Senior Fellow – Bank Policy Institute & Founder and Principal, Newell Law Office, PLLC – Document Michael E. Clements, Director – Financial Markets and Community Investment, U.S. Government Accountability… Continue Reading

Wilson Center – Database to Track Police Use of Force Legislation

Wilson Center for Science and Justice at Duke Law: “This Registry contains information about legislation regarding policing introduced in states and at the federal level since 2018. The initial impetus for creating this collection was the surge of lawmaking concerning policing at the federal, state and local levels, beginning in Spring 2020, including in response… Continue Reading

USPS Is Asking for These Changes to Your Mailbox, Starting Sunday

Best Life: “Your mailbox is what keeps you connected to the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). It’s where your carrier drops off your mail, and picks up any outgoing letters—allowing you to avoid a trip to the post office. But the USPS is serious about mail security, so it won’t deliver your mail unless certain conditions… Continue Reading

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Teaching and Learning

Office of Education Policy – Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Teaching and Learning Insights and Recommendations May 2023: “The U.S. Department of Education (Department) is committed to supporting the use of technology to improve teaching and learning and to support innovation throughout educational systems. This report addresses the clear need for sharing knowledge and… Continue Reading

WH New Steps to Advance Responsible Artificial Intelligence Research, Development, and Deployment

May 23, 2023, “the Biden-Harris Administration is announcing new efforts that will advance the research, development, and deployment of responsible artificial intelligence (AI) that protects individuals’ rights and safety and delivers results for the American people. AI is one of the most powerful technologies of our time, with broad applications. President Biden has been clear… Continue Reading

Federal Reserve Board issues Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2022 report

“The Federal Reserve Board on Monday [May 22, 2023] issued its Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2022 report, which examines the financial lives of U.S. adults and their families. Overall, the report shows that higher prices have negatively affected most households and overall financial well-being declined over the prior year, though workers continued to… Continue Reading

IOSCO Sets the Standard for Global Crypto Regulation

“IOSCO, the global standard setter for securities markets, has today issued for consultation detailed recommendations to jurisdictions across the globe as to how to regulate crypto-assets. In a major initiative designed to improve global standards of regulation of crypto-assets, IOSCO has set out how clients should be protected and how crypto trading should meet the… Continue Reading