Archive for August 2014

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Three Privacy Concerns For Your Clients In the Digital Age

Marlon Brando once said, “Privacy is not something that I’m merely entitled to, it’s an absolute prerequisite.” Unfortunately, Mr. Brando said this at a time when the world was much […]

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4 Rights To Remember When You’re Stopped By Police

In 21 Jump Street, Channing Tatum, playing a young police officer, is berated by his superior after failing to to “Mirandize” a suspect, which resulted in the criminal’s release without […]

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Hal 9000 Isn’t Far Away: What Role Will AI Play In Our Legal System?

Imagine, if you will, a murder trial where the defendant is charged with shooting the victim at point-blank range in broad daylight with multiple witnesses present. The scenario plays out […]

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3 marketing tips for lawyers from the undead

The story about the dead guy who appeared before a judge to be declared alive, only to be informed he was still dead has – who would’ve guessed – a […]

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Six of the Weirdest Laws From Around the World

One of the best parts about travel is exposing yourself to the unfamiliar — such as strange customs or foods. By going outside of our individual comfort zones, we not […]

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Five Things Every Lawyer Should Know About The Ebola Virus

Ebola is a frightening disease — even the name sounds scary. If you think the subject has all but disappeared from the headlines of today’s 24-hour news cycle, you are […]

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“Don’t Quote Me On That”: New Standards For Legal Advertising

Did you ever hear about the case of the lawyer and judge who went to court over the issue of whether the lawyer could run an ad claiming that the […]

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Legal Start-Ups Offer Hope For Change

These are trying times: it’s hard to avoid reading about diminishing law school enrollment, the difficulty of graduates landing jobs with firms, and the alleged decline in legal profession prestige. […]

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Rocket Lawyer & the ABA: Opportunities Online For Lawyers

It’s a very happy Friday here at Rocket Lawyer indeed. Today we announced that we are teaming up with the American Bar Association to explore innovative solutions to a vexing […]

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The Right To Self-Incriminate

Under “Everything I Learned About My Legal Rights I Learned From Watching ‘Law & Order’ And Its Myriad Off-Shoots,” millions of Americans can recite the mantra law enforcement officials robotically […]