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  • Aug 20, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

Black Widow v. Disney | Victim blaming in politics | DIY in complex cases

Shuttered during the pandemic, movie theaters are only slowly opening capacity and drawing modest audiences. What impact did the shutdown and digital-first releases have on the pocketbooks of superstars headlining the films? On Legal Talk...

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  • Aug 7, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

Mastering macros | Tag you’re it | Public personas on trial

Leveraging technology and the latest legal tools doesn’t necessarily mean becoming an expert in coding and the nuances of machine learning. Several recent Legal Talk Network episodes take deep dives into day-to-day tools and law...

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  • May 28, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

Reigning-in risks | ‘Limitless’ vacation, pro or con? | Authors talk toxins and labor camps

As noted recently by Digital Detectives, ransomware and cyber breaches spiked during the pandemic.  There are some understandable reasons for the increase in hacking. One is that data security protocols took a back seat in...

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  • Apr 30, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

‘Radium Girls’ and workplace safety | Press under arrest | Growth of legal-adjacent careers | Becoming an influencer

One of the benefits of listening to podcasts is getting the opportunity to hear directly from people intimately involved with the stories they’re sharing.  Independent filmmaker Ginny Mohler came across the story of “dial painters”...

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  • Apr 2, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

Editor’s picks: The Varsity Blues mastermind | Open carry bans | Right to counsel’s complex matrix

When you have a child, it’s only natural to want to assure they have all the advantages you can afford. When that child has all the benefits, why would the parents need to cheat to...

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  • Mar 26, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

Editor’s Picks: Legal Trends for Solos | BigLaw Bonuses | Lead Magnets | ‘Watergate Girl’ Dishes

Clio broke new ground five years ago by turning its internal data outward and sharing what it was learning about the legal profession. The Legal Trends Report quickly gained prominence in the industry data space...

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  • Feb 19, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

Editor’s Picks: Can Defamation Suits Save the Media? | SolarWinds Lessons for Lawyers | How Families are Erased

As a longtime journalist, defamation suits tend to make me cringe. Yet as I write this, I am struck by a recent interview of Erik Connolly and the $2.7 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News,...

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  • Feb 5, 2021
  • by Molly McDonough

Executive Orders Reviewed | Fashion & the Law Explored | How Highlight Reels Can Energize & Humanize

Executive orders are flying out of the Oval Office faster than the news cycle. The orders cover a wide variety of issues: mask mandates, the Keystone XL pipeline, and travel bans. Are they all legal...

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  • Dec 18, 2020
  • by Molly McDonough

Professional Growth Tactics for the New Year | Numbers to Know | Law on Screen

As we close out a, um, memorable 2020, there’s no shortage of wishes for a happier and healthier New Year.  Helping us look ahead is legal industry analyst Ari Kaplan. He reviews some of his...