Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving brother of the accused for the Boston marathon bombings, has become a face of the media lately. His prosecution and potential sentence raises many questions for both the public and the legal world. Attorneys and co-hosts J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi join Attorney Jack Cunha and Professor Douglas Berman to discuss the prosecution and trial of the suspect.
- Jack Cunha, of Cunha & Holcomb, is a practicing criminal attorney based in Boston, Massachusetts. A former instructor at Suffolk and Harvard Law Schools, Cunha lectures nationally for various associations and schools such as The National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Harvard Law, and CLE Programs mainly on criminal defense.
- Douglas Berman, Professor of Law at The Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law, has taught a myriad of courses at Ohio State including criminal law, criminal punishment and sentencing, and the death penalty. He is co-author of a casebook, Sentencing Law and Policy: Cases, Statutes, and Guidelines. He also writes a popular blog titled Sentencing Law and Policy.
Tune in to hear what these experienced professionals have to say as they answer questions such as: Although Massachusetts outlawed the death penalty in 1984, will prosecutors use federal law to seek the death penalty for Tsarnaev? Will the fact that the suspect is only 19 call for mitigation? and more.
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On the May edition of Workers’ Comp Matters Host and Attorney Alan Pierce talks with two highly-respected guests in the field of workers’ compensation attorneys. The first half of the show he will speak with President of the Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group (WILG) Cathy Stanton regarding proposed Federal legislation reforming the law regarding the Medicare Set-aside requirements as well as the recently enacted SMART Act.
- Cathy Stanton is an attorney with experience in dealing with all types of workers’ compensation claims, including those related to occupational diseases. In addition to being the president of WILG, she is also a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and other organizations. Stanton has been named Super Lawyer for 2012 in the specialty of Workers’ Compensation by Super Lawyers magazine, this is her 6th time receiving the award.
- Deborah Kohl has been an attorney working in the area of workers’ compensation and disability law for more than 30 years. Kohl has been listed in the national publication Best Lawyers in America and is a frequent author and speaker on workers’ compensation law.
Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell enter the realm of apps and plug-ins. Also known as web extensions, browser apps, add-ons, and bookmarklets, these additions to web browsers are made to make your Internet browser experience more efficient. Learn your hosts’ favorite web extensions when browsing for leisure and for work, and how to manage your apps and plug-ins so they don’t slow down your browser speed. The second half of the episode turns toward Internet communication, more specifically, how Twitter users are creating hashtags to express their moods in posts and how this changes the meaning and use of the hashtag.
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In this May edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay, editor-in-chief of ALM’s Law Technology News, invites Mark Michels, a director in Deloitte Financial Advisory Services, and Henry Kelston, senior counsel at Milberg, to discuss the proposed changes in federal e-discovery rules. Kelston’s article, “Are We on the Cusp of Major Changes to E-Discovery Rules?“, was recently published in Law Technology News.
- Mark Michels is a director at Deloitte Financial Advisory Services. As a former in-house counsel, he specializes in advising on electronic discovery management. Mark has more than 13 years of experience in devising multi-faceted corporate discovery programs, including developing discovery compliance processes and requirements, evaluating and implementing solutions for collection, processing, review, and production of diverse corporate data, and applying continuous process improvement methodologies.
- Henry Kelston is senior counsel at Milberg, specializing in complex litigation and electronic discovery. Henry is a member of the firm’s e-discovery practice group and The Sedona Conference’s Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and Production. He is a frequent writer and speaker on e-discovery issues.
Listen in on the roundtable discussion of the future of e-discovery.
The ESI Report’s Michele Lange, Attorney and Director of Thought Leadership at Kroll Ontrack invited George Socha and Tom Palladino to discuss The Computer Assisted Review Reference Model (CARRM). This is EDRM’s newest venture which is being designed to make computer assisted review easy to understand.
- George Socha is the president and founder of Socha Consulting LLC, an electronic discovery consulting firm. In 2003 he and Tom Gelbmann launched the Socha-Gelbman Electronic Discovery Survey, now Apersee. and in 2005 they started EDRM. George is an advisor and expert witness who focuses on the full range of eDiscovery activities. His clients include corporations, governmental agencies, legal vertical market software and services providers, investment firms and law firms. Before launching his consulting firm, George spent 16 years as a litigation attorney in private practice.
- Tom Palladino is the President of NightOwl Discovery, a leading national provider of technology-driven corporate discovery management and litigation readiness consulting services. Tom is a certified eDiscovery specialist (CEDS) and has extensive experience in large-scale discovery management, software development and corporate managed services. Tom is active in working groups for EDRM, serves as a guest instructor at the University of Minnesota Law School, teaches frequent CLE courses and has participated in the Sedona Conference. Before joining NightOwl, Tom co-founded Hire Quality, Inc., where he designed and deployed major service programs for Fortune 100 companies including UPS, Bell Atlantic, Southwestern Bell, IKON Office Solutions and MBNA Bank.
Socha and Palladino are some of the contributors of the CARRM. This episode will focus on the development of this new computer assisted review model within the ediscovery industry.
The sport of football is a dramatic game that unfolds in front of a captivated audience-kind of like being in a courtroom. On Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen joins colleague, John Kearns and special guest, Attorney Edward Hochuli from the firm Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C., to talk about Ed’s law practice, his job as an NFL referee, his involvement with the USLAW NETWORK and the similarities between the NFL and the law.
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Desktop as a service, commonly known as DaaS, is a relatively new service which provides users access to their desktops from any computer via the cloud. Your hosts Jared Correia and Heidi Alexander invited Tom Rowe to talk about DaaS for lawyers.
- Rowe is a 4th generation attorney with an undergraduate degree in computer science and business administration. He now works as a technology consultant for law firms and businesses at OTB-Consulting and was named Technolawyer’s technology consultant of the year.
Rowe answers questions about DaaS for big, small, and solo firms, how to make DaaS secure, how to make it cost effective, and more. He will also talk about SaaS, software as a service, as it relates to lawyers and DaaS users.
Building a comprehensive GRC program that can deliver the full potential benefits is dependent on effective processes for:
- Tracking relevant regulations and implementing and enforcing related policies and controls
- Assessing and managing operational risk
- Internal auditing and testing of controls
- Dealing with incidents and losses
In this podcast, learn more about achieving such a program and how the right technology enables the bridge-building, tracking, monitoring, standardizing, documenting, communicating, and reporting needed for a GRC program that is proactive, sustainable, and defensible — without requiring a huge staff to support it.
Find out what the experts in computer security saw at ABA TECHSHOW 2013 - things like attendees with no passcode on their tablets or smartphones and people connecting to insecure networks which monitored their data traffic (through a scary device called a Pineapple). Digital Detectives hosts Sharon D. Nelson, Esq. and John W. Simek, president and vice president of Sensei Enterprises, Inc., welcome Ben Schorr of Roland Schorr to talk about the best ways to secure your home and office devices.
- Ben Schorr has been a technical consultant for businesses for two decades. Microsoft named him Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for both their Outlook product group and their OneNote product group. He was recently named by the Pacific Technology Foundation as one of the Top 50 Technology Leaders in Hawaii, where he is CEO of Roland Schorr, an IT management and support company.
This episode will help you understand how to connect to the Internet securely when you are out of the office, to create secure passwords for your devices, to keep your security patches up-to-date, to backup and do test restores of your data, and more.
Join the panel discussion on the importance of civility in the courtroom. Attorney Jill Mariani hosts a roundtable of these influential members in law:
• The Honorable James Holderman: The Chief Judge of the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois joined the court in 1985 after he was nominated by President Ronald Reagan. He became Chief Judge in 2006. Holderman is also chair of the ABA’s Commission on the American Jury Project, which focuses on the implementation of the ABA Principles on Juries and Jury Trials into the courtroom and reaching out to the public about the importance of jury service and jury reform.
• Dick A. Semerdjian: Attorney Semerdjian is chair of the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS). TIPS is the knowledge and leadership hub for trial practice and issues of justice that involve tort insurance and law.
• MaryGrace Schaeffer: As vice president of DecisonQuest, Schaeffer has been a trial consultant for more than 22 years. Her expertise includes strategy and theme development, mock trials, witness evaluation and preparation, shadow juries, post-trial interviews and more.
Listen to their thoughts on why legal professionals need to be cognizant of civility in the courtroom, the strategies they use to implement it, changes they’d like to see in the legal world regarding civility, and more.