Practice of Law
Tips for Catching Deepfakes in Evidence
Many who create deepfakes just do it for fun, but manipulated videos and audio have made their way into litigation. So how do we keep fakes from being admitted as evidence. We've identified a few things to watch for when reviewing audio and video evidence that seems too good (or bad) to be true.Read more about "Tips for Catching Deepfakes in Evidence"
Law Firm Tests Whether It Can Sue Associate for 'Quiet Quitting'
"Quiet quitting" and "double dipping" with multiple full-time jobs are some of the newest buzzwords about the modern, remote workplace. Both of these issues may be affecting the legal industry, although it isn't clear to what extent. But for the first time in a legal filing,…Read more about "Law Firm Tests Whether It Can Sue Associate for 'Quiet Quitting'"
ABA Votes To Keep Admission Tests Requirement
For the second time in six years, the American Bar Association (ABA) has voted to keep the law school entrance exam requirement in place for schools seeking ABA accreditation. The vote took place at the ABA House of Delegates’ midyear meeting in New Orleans. The ABA’s…Read more about "ABA Votes To Keep Admission Tests Requirement"
Bumpy Road Ahead for All in Adoption of AI in the Legal Industry
2023 feels more like Y2K with the exponential growth in artificial intelligence. My, how far we've come from SmarterChild. It seems like just yesterday we could barely imagine the world of "WALL-E"; now, we can't imagine a world without DALL-E. But with the recent tsunami of…Read more about "Bumpy Road Ahead for All in Adoption of AI in the Legal Industry"
How to Break Up With a Client
In November, a federal judge granted Greenberg Traurig LLP's request to withdraw as Ye's counsel in a copyright action filed by Ultra International Music Publishing. The judge ordered the firm to personally serve him with their motion to withdraw, but in a December letter, Greenberg Traurig stated that Ye had stopped responding to communications. A process server couldn't find him at any of his known addresses. Eventually, his phone was disconnected altogether.Read more about "How to Break Up With a Client"
Lawyer Suspended for Instructing Clients to Spread COVID-19, Other Misconduct
Normally, bankruptcy lawyers advise their clients on how to legally achieve a discharge of their debts. They explain to their clients that the bankruptcy system offers a fresh start to the proverbial “honest but unfortunate debtor.” But that wasn’t the case for one recently suspended Colorado lawyer who encouraged his chapter 7 bankruptcy clients to spread COVID-19 to opposing counsel, among other egregious misconduct.Read more about "Lawyer Suspended for Instructing Clients to Spread COVID-19, Other Misconduct"
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