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Where to Get Free Online CLE Credits

By Laura Temme, Esq.

If you're like most lawyers, you've waited until the last minute to ensure you have all your credits for Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) or Continuing Legal Education (CLE). Or maybe you're the type to plan out a few credits a month (no need to brag), but you want to avoid the price tag that comes with many CLEs. Whether you're looking for the latest developments in family law and estate planning or something a little more niche, keeping up on credits is an integral part of being in the legal profession.

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Why Should We Care About the Ninth Amendment?

By Vaidehi Mehta, Esq.

The Ninth Amendment's single sentence seems to promise that the American people have constitutional rights beyond those explicitly stated in the other amendments. Given the potential significance of such a statement, why has this amendment mostly lived in obscurity? When we turn to the legal history of the Constitution and its treatment by the courts, we soon see that this amendment has not quite reached its full potential.

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Prenatal Genetic Tests: How Have They Escaped FDA-Regulation and What Options Do Potential Litigants Have?

By Camila Laval, J.D.

Detection of a genetic abnormality as early as 10 weeks into a pregnancy can help parents decide whether to terminate the pregnancy or start preparing for raising a child with a certain genetic condition. However, the fact that these tests are not subject to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations casts a shadow of doubt on these statements.

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Where Will Attorneys Work in 2022 and Beyond?

By Laura Temme, Esq.

Whether due to the continuing battle over legal talent or a realization that expensive offices in urban centers may not be necessary, many firms are re-examining the way they'll work in 2022 and beyond.

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Do Screenshots Satisfy the Best Evidence Rule?

By Laura Temme, Esq.

Federal Rule of Evidence 1002 requires a party seeking to prove the content of a piece of evidence to produce the original. Screenshots are a common way to save and share a visual copy of messages we receive. But are these images enough to satisfy the best evidence rule?

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Thousands of Opioid Lawsuits Jeopardized After Recent Court Decisions?

By Joseph Fawbush, Esq.

A recent Oklahoma Supreme Court decision may spell trouble for thousands of opioid lawsuits across the country. The trial in Oklahoma was the first large recovery alleging a violation of public nuisance laws, but thousands of subsequent lawsuits have made similar claims in state courts across the country.

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