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Isabelle is responsible for LexBlog's content curation and social media channels. She strives to amplify the valuable legal insight that bloggers offer to the global community.

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It was another busy week in the news, but one story stood out above the others – Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s hearing, and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s subsequent testimony. A.J. Hernandez Anderson wrote on Anita Hill’s testimony years ago, and how little the U.S. has changed since then, when it comes to sexual harassment; Chris Jones considered the Republicans’ possible plans following the hearings; and Elizabeth Torphy-Donzella discussed the impacts of a recent…
Welcome back to another edition of the Top 10 in Law Blogs. This week Kathryn Rattigan discusses the impact that drones have on utility and power companies, Gerry Riskin dives into a recent Citi Private Bank report on U.S. law firm growth, and John L. Litchfield cautions employers about parental leave policies. Have a safe and wonderful weekend! The Olympic Games: an architect of peace for the Korean Peninsula? – By Jack Blakey: At the…
It has recently come to my attention that law bloggers can be a somewhat cautious lot. Though perhaps cautious isn’t the right word…measured, maybe? If you read through any of the blog posts on LexBlog’s front page it’s clear that a tremendous amount of thought and consideration has gone into the writing, on everything from Idaho’s marijuana laws to ICO breach notifications. But it seems as though, at times, that careful consideration results in a…
Another beautiful Friday, another beautiful edition of the Top 10 in Law Blogs. Hurricane Florence has begun to batter the Carolinas, and Daniel J. Kagan discusses the Office for Civil Rights’ recently released guidance to prepare for the storm. In lighter news, Jon Andrews writes about the rapid growth of “tiny houses,” and Heather Morse pens an open letter to those involved in industry conferences. Lastly, we’re a bit biased, but we find Nicole Black’s…
An odd duo, aren’t they? The football quarterback turned activist, who was recently the face of Nike’s ultra-viral ad campaign, and the world’s most famous painting. But the Mona Lisa wasn’t always regarded that way… In August of 1911 three men from Italy snuck into the Louvre, and stole Leonardo da Vinci’s smallest masterpiece, which, at the time, was not even the most well-known painting in the museum – in fact, rumor has it that…
Last week all LexBloggers received a mysterious Google Calendar invite titled, simply “Blogging Hour.” In the detail of the event, our COO Garry wrote that “Blogging is key to LexBlog. It is often difficult to find the time to write or talk with people about blogging. So I am setting aside this hour every week to blog and I invite everyone to join me.” Five days later and I’m sitting in a conference room in…
Welcome to the Labor Day week edition of the Top 10 in Law Blogs. Despite the short work week there was plenty of news to write about, including Brian Hendrix’s post on Justice Kavanaugh’s potential impact on OSHA and MSHA, Daniel Shortt’s words of wisdom on transporting cannabidoil, and Julie R. Colton’s piece on who gets custody of an embryo. Here’s to another wonderful weekend! What might a Justice Kavanaugh mean for OSHA and MSHA?
[Editor’s Note: At ILTACON 2018 Kevin O’Keefe spoke with Ian Levit, co-founder and CEO of Levit & James, on his company’s 30+ years in the legal tech industry. Below is their interview. To watch the video, click here or scroll to the bottom of the page.You can follow Levit & James on Twitter, and Linkedin.] Kevin O’Keefe: Who am I talking with? Ian Levit: This is Ian Levit one of the founders…
Welcome back to one of the more eclectic editions of the Top 10 in Law Blogs. This week Vince Sliwoski reports on the FDA’s recent approval of a drug trial on “magic mushrooms,” Joseph Green writes about the potential cancer risks of night shift work, and Kyle Kroll discusses the trademark triumphs of both Comic Con and Grumpy Cat. To paraphrase English philosopher Jeremy Bentham, “the power of the Top 10 is in the uncertainty…
[Editor’s Note: At ILTACON 2018 Kevin O’Keefe spoke with Anand Upadhye, VP of Business Development for Casetext, on finding your niche and using law firm frustrations to innovate new solutions. Below is their interview. To watch the video, click here or scroll to the bottom of the page.You can follow Anand on Twitter, and Linkedin.] Kevin O’Keefe: Who am I talking with? Anand Upadhye: You’re talking to Anand Upadhye, VP of Business…