In this Intellectual Property webcast, Thomas McNulty and Sandra Szela Congdon of Lando & Anastasi, LLP discuss absolute novelty worldwide. Learn more about Lando & Anastasi, LLP at http://www.lalaw.com.
School should be a safe environment for our children, but in a shocking case in Los Angeles, California, Forrest Stobbe, a teacher at Queen Anne Elementary School, pleaded no contest to continuous sexual abuse of a child. As multiple other claims involving Latino children are revealed in LAUSD, calls for further investigation are underway In this podcast, Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen along with co-host, Manny J. Valdez, Jr. and guest, Stephen J. Estey, founding partner of Estey & Bomberger LLC, and a legal champion for sexually abused children, take a look at these disturbing cases, the school district’s liability and the quest to protect our children.
Lawyers are known as notorious late adopters of technology. Is that a fair characterization? Of course it is. What makes lawyers so cautious about new technologies? Will lawyers always be late adopters? In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss some recent experiences that have reinforced the idea that lawyers are late adopters, the reasons people do and do not adopt new technologies, and practical ways for lawyers to think about moving to new technologies.
Dr. Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C., discusses his recent article in the Huffington Post, “The Surefire Way to End Online Piracy: End Copyright.” Read more about Dr. Baker at http://bit.ly/c6VVJo.
Sidley Austin had a legacy network connecting its 17 offices in the U.S., Asia and Europe, resulting in slow data transfers and limiting the firm’s ability to centralize IT resources. To create better connectivity between offices, the firm upgraded its network with Riverbed appliances.
Many lawyers say they are “good lawyers,” while knowing very little about legal technology. So does that statement really compute in this technology driven world? Recent discussions about possible changes to ethical rules include requirements that lawyers stay up-to-date on technology. Explore the intersection of technology, law practice and ethical rules, along with the implications for lawyers with Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell on this Kennedy-Mighell Report.
New York state’s court of last resort has refused to revive a lawsuit by disgruntled New York Law School graduates who alleged their alma mater enticed them to enroll through fraud. As the first of 15 similar lawsuits to reach a courtroom, the case had been seen as a bellwether.