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In recent years, technology companies, developers, investors, and others have turned their attention to Artificial Intelligence (“AI”). Although little consensus exists regarding its definition, AI solutions generally leverage powerful computing algorithms to analyze data and produce outputs that mimic human intelligence at greater speed and scale than humanly possible. The speed at which companies have been able to develop and implement AI is due, in part, to a lack of laws and regulations governing its…
These days, technology is so advanced and evolves so quickly that it can be hard to keep track of the latest developments. Drones are a perfect example – they’re becoming more and more accessible and universally employed. Consequently, regulations are changing at a rapid pace. Check out the latest in drone developments here. Drones might soon be delivering your next Amazon order. Well, okay, maybe not that quickly. But it’s in the works. Since 2016,…
The U.S. homeless population has increased in recent years – and the numbers are staggering. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, approximately 56,342 family households were identified as homeless in January 2018. In New York City, one in ten public school students do not have stable housing. From 2017 to 2018, the number of children and families experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles more than doubled. And it’s not just big…
Do you check your horoscope every day but have trouble picking which CLE program to watch next? We’ve got you covered. With more than 1600 On-Demand programs available on Lawline, we know it can be a struggle to narrow down your options, so we curated a list of CLE perfectly suited to every zodiac sign’s strengths and weaknesses. Check out the list below, and let us know in the comments if we read you right!…
Immigration – and especially asylum – is a pressing issue in America today. Not only is there a shortage of attorneys for the number of asylum applicants, asylum cases are tough to win. In Perfecting a Winning Strategy for Asylum Applications, Ruby Powers, an exceptional immigration attorney in Texas and New Jersey, breaks down the key strategies that attorneys need to know to help their clients obtain legal status, whether they are regular…
As the summer continues to heat up, so does Lawline’s studio. This August we’re bringing you curriculums covering Aviation Law and Data Breach and Privacy, and topics such as online defamation, parent-child separation, and client trauma. Check out some August webcasts below. An Attorney’s Guide to Online Defamation and Website Removal. This program will cover the laws governing defamatory statements, including First Amendment issues and the Communications Decency Act, filing suit for defamatory…
Summer vacation season is here! Here at Lawline, we took the time to ask our fabulous faculty the following question: Where is your favorite place to vacation in the summer? From close to home to across the seas, you won’t want to miss these exciting destinations. Check them out below – and feel free to comment and let us know where you go to get away from it all.      1.       …
Ask any Virginia attorney, “What’s the scariest thing that could happen on October 31?” and they’re sure to tell you: “Being short on my required CLE credit hours.” To help you stay on track and avoid that end-of-month panic, here’s a reminder of everything you’ll need to do by October 31 (and how to do it)! The Requirement As a reminder, of the 12 credits required every year in Virginia: At least 2 must…
The 2018 – 2019 SCOTUS term, which began amid the most contentious Supreme Court nomination in history, has ended. As always, there have been decisions that left liberals and conservatives sputtering about the politicization of the court, as well as alliances that surprised the SCOTUS pundit circuit. Given that both nominations from the current administration have been hotly debated (Gorsuch due to anger over the denial of a hearing for Merrick Garland at the…
Chronic stress makes lawyers a melancholy bunch, and nobody understands our pain except other lawyers. Luckily Lawyer Twitter is here to provide a platform for your pain. Check out these top five tweets that truly capture the #LawyerProblems experience: This type of behavior really deserves to be sanctioned: There should be a special place in hell reserved for attorneys who schedule a conference call at 8:30 am the monday after a holiday weekend. #lawyering #lawyerproblems