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AI Update: Public Unease, Another Author Suit, Is Your AI Conscious?

A recent Pew Research Center study reveals that public unease regarding artificial intelligence remains a major hurdle for businesses looking to incorporate AI-based tech into their operations, Legaltech News reports. Stephanie Goutos of Gunderson Dettmer Stough’s New York-based labor and employment practice suggests that “lawyers can proactively begin to address this by developing and implementing best…

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A Chaotic Contract

Olga V. Mack is the VP at LexisNexis and CEO of Parley Pro, a next-generation contract management company that has pioneered online negotiation technology. Olga embraces legal innovation and had dedicated her career to improving and shaping the future of law. She is convinced that the legal profession will emerge even stronger, more resilient, and more inclusive than…

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Morning Docket: 09.22.23

(Photo by Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images) * Somehow they’ve managed to find even more undisclosed private air travel. This time taking Clarence Thomas to a Koch brothers event in a level of impropriety that a former W. Bush judge said, “takes my breath away, frankly.” [ProPublica] * Clifford Chance opts for permanent hybrid work model while…

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China sentences Uyghur academic to life in prison in Xinjiang

Comment on this storyComment Rahile Dawut, a prominent Uyghur academic who disappeared six years ago at the height of the Chinese government’s crackdown in Xinjiang, has been given a life sentence in prison, according to a human rights group that has worked for years to locate her. Dui Hua, a California-based group that advocates for…

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Maryland braces for crowd noise — and ‘comedians’ — at Michigan State

Comment on this storyComment Maryland football coach Michael Locksley frequently invokes an aphorism featuring the descriptors “faceless and nameless” when he and his staff communicate to players the game plan for their upcoming opponent. It’s a reminder that the Terrapins, in Locksley’s estimation, are best served when attending to their preparation and execution rather than…

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Ukraine live briefing: Zelenksy lands in Canada after telling U.S. lawmakers war will be lost without aid

Updated September 22, 2023 at 11:50 a.m. EDT|Published September 22, 2023 at 2:14 a.m. EDT Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his wife, Olena Zelenska, at Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport on Thursday. (Justin Tang/Canadian Press/AP) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is in Canada, where he is set to deliver an address…

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Attorney Caught Two Timing CLEs Suspended For A Year

A great man once said, “Never half ass two things, whole ass one thing.” This attorney just made a whole ass of himself by trying to finish two CLEs AT ONCE. Like, concurrently. As it turns out, that’s suspension worthy behavior. From ABA Journal: A lawyer’s Maine law license has been suspended after he tried…

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Former Biglaw Partner Barred From Courthouse, Faces Discipline

George Jackson III, a former federal prosecutor and former Polsinelli shareholder, has been temporarily banned from a Chicago criminal courthouse — unless accompanied by sheriff’s deputies — after being held in criminal contempt four times. Jackson also faces possible suspension — the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission recommended a three-year suspension until further notice…

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