BigLaw firm acknowledges cyberattack on vendor left its data exposed

Home Daily News BigLaw firm acknowledges cyberattack on vendor… Cybersecurity BigLaw firm acknowledges cyberattack on vendor left its data exposed By Debra Cassens Weiss April 10, 2023, 11:32 am CDT Image from Shutterstock. Proskauer Rose has said it is investigating an incident in which its data was exposed on a cloud-based platform. Proskauer issued a … Read more

One mifepristone decision ‘runs roughshod’ over procedural issues, the other ‘is no better,’ law profs say

Home Daily News One mifepristone decision ‘runs roughshod’… Health Law One mifepristone decision ‘runs roughshod’ over procedural issues, the other ‘is no better,’ law profs say By Debra Cassens Weiss April 10, 2023, 10:56 am CDT Boxes of the drug mifepristone sit on a shelf at the West Alabama Women’s Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on … Read more

Shaping the Future of Law: Legalweek 2023 recap and analysis

During the recently completed Legalweek 2023, artificial intelligence dominated the conversation. Not everyone agreed on how legal professionals should—or could—use it. But no matter who you talked to, one thing was certain: The legal landscape will undergo a significant transformation due to the recent and rapid advancements in AI. Generative AI AI took center stage … Read more

Pesticide “DDT” Derivative Found in Several WA Cannabis Products

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (“WSLCB”) sent an alert on Thursday, April 6, notifying cannabis licensees of a pattern of pesticide testing failures in Okanogan County. The WSLCB detected several instances of products containing dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (“DDE”) through random pesticide testing and many exceed action levels. The WSLCB is taking the following immediate action … Read more

Amateur Hour: A Little Bit of Python Can Let ChatGPT discuss your documents

I am happy to share this guest post from Professor Seth Chandler (UH), who did some pretty cool work with ChatGPT and the Barnett/Blackman 100 Cases book. With this cool new technology, you can ask the authors anything with virtual office hours. *** We are by now generally familiar with the amazing capabilities of ChatGPT … Read more

First-Year Associates Caught in the Crosshairs of Big Law’s Latest Layoffs: The Morning Minute | Law.com

WOULDN’T WANNA BE YA  – A presentation by a senior Paul Hasting associate with a demanding list of “nonnegotiable expectations” for junior colleagues is sparking a broad range of reactions in the in-house community, Law.com’s Maria Dinzeo, Chris O’Malley and Trudy Knockless report. But whether the response was fury, wry amusement or even agreement with its points, observers … Read more

Apply for the 10th Annual James Wilson Fellowship

I am happy to pass along this announcement from my friends at the James Wilson Institute: 10th Annual James Wilson Fellowship August 6-11, 2023 Washington, D.C. Area Deadline to Apply: April 19, 2023 Professor Hadley Arkes, joined by other distinguished scholars, will offer an in-person seminar over six days in the Washington, D.C. area, on … Read more

“Viability” in Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council and Planned Parenthood v. Casey

Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council held that the government must provide compensation if a regulation deprives the owner of all “economically viable use” of his property. Lucas was argued on March 2, 1992 and Justice Scalia handed down the majority opinion on June 29, 1992. Here is a colloquy from that argument: JUSTICE BLACKMUN: We’re … Read more