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Android apps for lawyers

If you’re a lawyer who loves Android devices but haven’t yet figured out which apps will help you in your law practice, you’re in luck. What follows are some great Android apps that will help you to stay on top ...

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Lawyers USA to stop publication

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Lawyers USA is ceasing publication this month. Our final print edition was published today, July 22. We will continue to post news on our website, www.lawyersusaonline.com, and send our Daily E-Mail Alert through July 31.  Lawyers USA will cease publication ...

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Bankruptcy bar braces for new fee guidelines

Bankruptcy practitioners are bracing themselves for a new set of guidelines that will drastically change the way their fee petitions are reviewed in large Chapter 11 cases.

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How to alienate a jury (without even trying)

Winning a jury trial requires effective presentation of the evidence and argument. But let’s face it: You’re a lot more likely to win if the jurors like and trust you.

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Making it easier for lawyers to move

Every lawyer knows that states take the lead responsibility in governing our profession. To be sure, there are some federal constitutional issues involved. For instance, the Supremacy Clause allows lawyers to practice certain types of purely federal law even in ...

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Managing by the book

Documenting policies and procedures can be a practical tool to help any law firm, even a small or virtual one, assess its operation against objective standards. That makes “The Business of Law” understandable — and makes the firm stronger as ...

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Mining social media for evidence

Mining social media for evidence to support a case is all the rage these days. That’s because lawyers are finally comprehending the popularity and vast reach of social media. As a result, attorneys are quickly realizing that social media has ...

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Despite Senate moves, lawyers eye recess appointment case

WASHINGTON – This week’s Senate confirmation of Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the forward motion on the nominations to the National Labor Relations Board could ultimately lessen the blow of a potential U.S. Supreme ...

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