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A Courts-Focused Research Agenda for the DOJ

Brennan Center – Recommendations for the Justice Depart. research agenda “to shed more light on how to improve our nation’s vast system of local, state, and federal courts. Millions of individuals interact with the U.S. criminal and civil legal system every year. Many of them look to the courts to defend their rights and ensure… Continue Reading

Why lawmakers are so interested in Apple’s and Google’s “rents”

Ars Technica:  You can’t understand the app store debate without some grasp of antitrust jargon. [Note: Primary reference is Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights, hearing held April 21, 2021] “In economics, the concept of rent refers to money that a business makes in excess of what it would get… Continue Reading

Survey of Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Law Practice

“The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant effect on virtually all segments of the legal profession, prompting a unique opportunity for firms and organizations to reimagine the practice of law, according to a new survey released today by the American Bar Association. Findings from the national survey, “Practicing Law in the Pandemic and Moving Forward,”… Continue Reading

Inside the Future 50: Why these companies thrived in the pandemic—and could grow even faster coming out of it

“As we move past the one-year mark since the COVID-19 crisis first spread to businesses and markets around the globe, it’s clear that the competitive landscape has been significantly reshaped. New winners and new losers emerged in many industries, with the difference often explained by their responses to the pandemic and the new needs it… Continue Reading

Why Informal Information Sharing is Holding Your Organization Back

Via LLRX – Why Informal Information Sharing is Holding Your Organization Back – This article by Mary Ellen Bates is an excerpt from her recent presentation “The Strategic Value of Copyright Licensing Solutions,” to which she also provides a video link. Bates discusses ways published information is being used throughout organizations that you may not have… Continue Reading

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, April 24, 2021

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, April 24, 2021 – Privacy and security 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

Non-Fungible Tokens Force a Copyright Reckoning

IP Watchdog: “NFTs may actually mark the new era in online content; an era where we eventually see every digital copy tagged with a serial number to trace and prosecute counterfeiting….From the advent of the internet, digital commodities and technologies have ceaselessly presented new hurdles for intellectual property (IP) owners and protectors. The cycle of… Continue Reading

Adding information from your law blog to Wikipedia

Kevin O’Keefe – Lexblog: “via an existing entry or a footnote makes good sense. Contributing to the advancement of the law. Making reliable and credible legal information more accessible to legal professions and the public. Wikipedia appears on page one of Google’s search results forty-six percent of the time. Others are citing legal blogs, and… Continue Reading

How do audiences decide what news to trust?

Fairness and accuracy aren’t the only things that matter: “A new Reuters Institute report finds that editorial standards and journalistic practices may be less important for trust in news than audience impressions about brand reputations and the look and feel of how information is presented. By Benjamin Toff, Sumitra Badrinathan, Camila Mont’Alverne, and Amy Ross… Continue Reading

Investigation and prosecution of Capitol Attack will likely be one of the largest in American history

Case 1:21-cr-00303-ABJ Filed 04/22/21 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA vs MICHAEL JOSEPH RUSYN, Defendant “…The investigation and prosecution of the Capitol Attack will likely be one of the largest in American history, both in terms of the number of defendants prosecuted and the nature and volume of… Continue Reading