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Perform a cybersecurity checkup for a healthy start in 2018 (access required)


Stories about cybersecurity and data breaches, like the one involving Equifax, have dominated the news this year. While large-scale incidents at national companies get the most press, all businesses are at risk. Small and medium-size businesses are hit by nearly ...

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Infringement, fraud verdict of $79M upheld (access required)


In a fraud and copyright infringement case involving competing computer software companies, a Carolina-based judge’s ruling trumps a decision made across the pond, according to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The SAS Institute Inc., which is headquartered in ...

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Many more lawyers using cloud computing (access required)


Cloud computing, where data is stored offsite on servers owned by third parties and accessed via an internet connection—has been around for more than a decade now. At first, lawyers were slow to adopt to the concept even though it ...

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4th Circuit: ‘Peace Cross’ violates Constitution (access required)


BALTIMORE—A 40-foot tall cross erected as a World War I memorial on state-owned land in Bladens­burg, Maryland, violates the con­stitutional separation of church and state, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Oct. 18. “The monument has the primary ...

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Could social media friend link lead to legal trouble? (access required)


Social media profiles have become an ingrained part of most of our lives. At one time they were a novelty that seemed to mostly serve the purposes of remembering Aunt Betty’s birthday or sharing the latest video of cat hijinks; ...

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Best tip for savings – begin the process now (access required)


It’s never too early to start saving. Over the summer I have been talking to many people about their biggest financial concerns. The common theme has been the inability to save. Despite your situation, whether you’re living at home with ...

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No stigma for needing, accepting help (access required)


Stigma holds us back; here’s how to beat it. In my line of work as a clinical psychol­ogist, one of the biggest barriers to being able to help lawyers, law students and judges is the stigma that many feel about ...

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Switching places: the lawyer as witness (access required)


Physicians are regularly called to testify in court as a witness. It can be a stressful experience de­pending on the circumstances of the testimony. As an attorney, I have counselled many healthcare pro­viders on their planned testimony. But what happens ...

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Job hopping and millennials: how to stem it (access required)


Another characteristic can now be added to the list of many traits attributed to millennials: job hopping. In a recent article on this subject for the ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss cites a recent survey in which almost 40 percent ...

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