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When it comes to the practice of law, we often think about legal experience. But even the most winning legal argument will ultimately fall flat without solid legal research. Legal research—that is, identifying, finding, and cite-checking the information and applicable laws needed to support your legal decision-making—empowers your arguments and gives substance to your legal work.  While learning how to do legal research effectively may not be the most glamorous part of being a lawyer,…
Impacts of COVID-19 are expected to increase need for free legal services. Paladin platform aims to enhance Zurich attorneys’ ability to help communities. Zurich North America, one of the largest providers of insurance products and services to businesses and individuals, announced today that it is collaborating with Paladin, a justice tech company, to connect Zurich’s attorneys with pro bono service opportunities in a time of increasing need. Approximately 97% of respondents to a recent…
A version of this article was originally published by Law360 on Oct. 21, 2020. Depending on whom you ask, the promise of smart contracts ranges from the mundane to the fantastic—from helping to “facilitate, verify, execute and enforce the terms of a commercial agreement”[i] to ushering in the end of contract law by providing a technological alternative to the legal system.[ii] Smart contracts have already been used in connection with real estate transactions,…

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