Planning For And Getting eDiscovery From Third Parties

Before I dive in this week, I’m asking for a moment of quiet remembrance. On December 1st, our country lost a bright light in the judiciary — United States Magistrate Judge Craig Shaffer. Judge Shaffer was a gifted judge, mentor, teacher, author, devoted father, and friend. His work with the Sedona Conference will live on, and …

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The Holiday Season (Read: Bonus Season) Is Upon Us — See Also

More Bonus News: Biglaw and small law alike are announcing bonuses. Join Us At Our Holiday Party: This Thursday, be there or be square. Oh Biglaw, Will You Ever Learn? Not until there’s some old fashioned ridicule, I suppose. The Latest On The Immigration Crisis Of The President’s Creation: Not a great decision if you …

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2 Nuns Funnel $500,000 From Catholic School to Fund Vegas Gambling Vacations

According to a letter from Monsignor Michael Meyers to parents of students at Saint James Catholic School in Torrance, California, two nuns at the school — one of them a retiring principal — embezzled school funds for a decade and used the money to pay for gambling trips to Las Vegas. While the exact figure …

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Christmas Shopper Wins $3M Lawsuit for Escalator Toe Injury

Aisha Siddiqui won a jury verdict of $3 million in her personal injury lawsuit against a mall owner and escalator manufacturer after her right big toe was “crushed and shredded” during a Christmas shopping trip in Arkansas last year. Siddiqui was riding down an escalator at the Park Plaza mall, when her boot got caught …

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National Impaired Driving Prevention Month: What You Need to Know

December was declared National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month in 2000. Since then, it has been changed to National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, reflecting a shift in how we view DUIs, DWIs, and the widening influence of legalized narcotics and prescription drugs on our ability to drive responsibly. So perhaps it’s a good time …

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