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  • Lawyers Are 'Chronically Under-Performing,' Survey Finds


    If you're sitting at your desk waiting for the phone to ring, that's usually not a good sign. It could be that you are not busy enough, and you know what that means. A new survey of law firm leaders confirms what you may have feared. According to legal......

  • 'Google' Trademark Survives 'Genericide'


    A federal appeals court ruled Google may keep its trademark for the name, despite claims that the word has come to mean "to search the internet." The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals said trademarked names can lose their proprietary meaning as they become generic terms. However, the court......

  • 4th Circuit Rules Against Trump's 2nd Travel Ban


    A federal appeals court rebuked President Trump's latest travel ban against people from Muslim-majority countries, saying the executive order "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination." The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals said the First Amendment forbids government from establishing "any religious orthodoxy, or favor or disfavor one......

  • Citepad: a Digital Keypad for Lawyers


    Citepad is like a magic wand that floats over your screen and inserts legal terms, symbols, and phrases into documents with the touch of your finger. It does not turn your computer screen into a touch screen, but you "touch" the Citepad virtual keyboard with your mouse and "Voila."......

  • Another Federal Court Upholds Another Injunction on Another Trump Travel Ban


    As the saying goes, if at first you don't succeed; try, try, try again. President Donald Trump may be on his third try after his second attempt at an executive order limiting travel from several predominantly Muslim countries was blocked much in the same way as the first. The U.S.......

  • Creativity Required for Creating New Jobs as Robots Take Old Ones


    Technology is like an unstoppable wave, rushing upon the shore and scattering countless grains of sand. In the same way, technology will wash away workers in the coming economic sea change. Smart machines will take their jobs, and they will need new ones. Darlene Damm, writing for the Harvard......

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  • Egypt's answer to latest attack reflects despair, resolve

    Sun, 28 May 2017 18:13:59 GMT

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's response to the latest deadly attack against its sizable Christian minority — a wave of airstrikes against Islamic militant installations in eastern Libya — may be a sign of both despair and resolve.

  • US official mulling greatly expanded airplane laptop ban

    Sun, 28 May 2017 18:13:31 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Sunday he's considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all international flights to and from the United States.

  • Kushner ties to Russia questioned as Trump blasts media lies

    Sun, 28 May 2017 18:01:11 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia, saying the security clearance of President Donald Trump's son-in-law may need to be revoked. Trump, having returned from a nine-day overseas trip, immediately railed against administration leaks in a flurry of tweets as "fabricated lies."

  • Muslims thankful for support after rant, deadly attack

    Sun, 28 May 2017 17:51:52 GMT

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Muslims in Portland, Oregon, thanked the community for its support and said they were raising money for the families of two men who were killed when they came to the defense of two young women — one wearing a hijab — who were targeted by an anti-Muslim rant.

  • Poland's PM attends first Mass celebrated by her son

    Sun, 28 May 2017 17:50:26 GMT

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's Prime Minister Beata Szydlo has attended the first Roman Catholic Mass that her older son celebrated as priest.