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The final Day One session of the 10th Annual Ark KM conference addresses enterprise search in “So You Think You Know Search…?”, which addresses “the disconnect between what law firms think they know about Search—and what’s actually happening.” (Live blog post – please forgive typos or errors. The end of ...


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While the New Jersey Senate and Assembly continue to debate state-wide sick leave laws, four more New Jersey municipalities have enacted mandatory sick leave laws for private employers.  Effective January 2015, East Orange, Paterson, Irvington and Passaic will join Newark and Jersey City in requiring paid sick time for employees.


October 22, 2014, 3:43 pm, 1355721

In Weber v. Fujifilm Medical Systems USA Inc., et al., case numbers 13-4891 and 14-0206, decided on October 9, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that a former executive’s employer could use “after-acquired” evidence – evidence of an employee’s misconduct during the period of employment ...


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October 22, 2014, 1:43 pm, 1355649

What is the future of client-facing legal knowledge management? That is the topic of this Ark KM 10th Annual Conference.  The session description and speaker information is appended below. (Live post: please forgive typos and errors.)

Panelists:

Meredith L. Williams, JD, Chief Knowledge Management Officer, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC


October 22, 2014, 1:43 pm, 1355648


October 22, 2014, 11:43 am, 1355565

Since 2010, Alan F. Pendleton, a district judge for Anoka County, Minn., has published the email newsletter “Minnesota Judicial Training Updates,” in which he provides short, easy-to-read articles about concepts every judge and attorney should understand. The emails were sent to some 85 percent of the state’s judges, as well as ...


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From OGEL and the TDM journal:

Oil, Gas, and Energy Law Journal (www.ogel.org) and Transnational Dispute Management (www.transnational-dispute-management.com) invite submissions for a joint Special Issue on Renewable Energy Disputes.

Renewable energy production is nothing new: windmills have been used to produce wind-based energy and dams have been used to ...


October 22, 2014, 9:43 am, 1355492

From a speechtoday byPresident-elect of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker before the European Parliament:

Investor-to-state disputes

I took note of the intense debates around investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations. Let me once again state my position clearly, that I had set out ...


October 22, 2014, 9:43 am, 1355491

What in-house counsel lawyer or law department is not under budget constraints while at the same time being required to deliver fast, high-quality legal services? Robert Ambrogi discusses a guide to free and low-cost legal research tools from ...


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The legal research site Ravel Law has partnered with the law firm Cooley LLP to pair Cooley’s client alerts with the court opinions in Ravel that they discuss. Now, if the court opinion you view in Ravel was ever discussed or cited in a Cooley alert, the two are linked. When ...


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