Cosmetics and Cannabis

Cosmetics are something of a bright spot when it comes to federal cannabis regulation. Unfortunately, however, there is quite a bit of misunderstanding when it comes to the federal legal framework for cannabis cosmetics. Following up on question that was asked during a recent webinar, here are the basics of which cannabis brands should be … Read more

Poll: Which ABA Journal magazine cover from 2022 was your favorite?

Home Daily News Poll: Which ABA Journal magazine cover from… Year in Review Poll: Which ABA Journal magazine cover from 2022 was your favorite? By Jackson A. Thomas December 12, 2022, 8:47 am CST We covered a wide array of diverse, in-depth and hard-hitting legal topics at the ABA Journal in 2022. Of the many … Read more

How an Am Law 200 firm created an incubator program for associates to learn business, leadership skills

In early 2020, as the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic was starting to set in, our leadership team tapped into an unexpected source of inspiration: My dog—an intrepid cavalier King Charles spaniel named Rocky. Rocky is the quintessential adapter and innovator. Put in any situation, Rocky can see around corners and anticipate opportunities, whether it’s … Read more

Journal of Free Speech Law Symposium on Non-Governmental Restrictions on Free Speech

From the Introduction, which was just published: On March 19, 2022, Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law hosted a day-long symposium titled “Non-Governmental Restrictions on Free Speech.” The Symposium was funded by a gift from the Stanton Foundation, and was organized by Professors Ash Bhagwat (UC Davis), Vince Blasi (Columbia), Thomas Healy … Read more

A Recession Will Push More Lawyers Back to the Office: The Morning Minute |

MISERY LOVES COMPANY – Or, perhaps, companies love misery. According to a new report, firm leaders could start to push even harder for office returns if there’s a recession in 2023. Law firm leaders have gained additional leverage as demand has fallen off and the talent wars have calmed, and that trend is likely to continue … Read more

Cats: The Enemy of My Enemy Is My Friend Frenemy

Say, you’re interested in rats? I’m interested in them, too! And I’m interested in the same outcome for them as you are. Source: UPI / HealthDay News (Cara Munez). Of course, the notion of cats having been domesticated as ratters and mousers isn’t anything new; I just liked the “shared interest in rats” formulation. The … Read more

Report: 33% of global consumers are data breach victims via hacked company-held personal data

Check out all the on-demand sessions from the Intelligent Security Summit here. Thales’s “2022 Thales Consumer Digital Trust Index” revealed that consumer confidence in online organizations’ ability to protect their data is misaligned with reality. One in three consumers globally have already been victimized by a data breach of a company holding their personal data.  The report … Read more

USC Lawprof Michael Simkovic Defends the LSAT

Simkovic, over at Leiter’s Law School Reports, defends the LSAT from those who would eliminate it in an effort to enhance law school “diversity” (see the original for hyperlinks supporting various assertions): If standardized test scores were removed from the rankings, or their weight reduced, law schools probably would spend less money on merit scholarships. … Read more

Remote browser isolation could be your secret superpower against phishing

Check out all the on-demand sessions from the Intelligent Security Summit here. Email can be a double-edged sword. It’s one the most essential tools for business communication, and, at the same time, it is the number one threat vector for cybercriminals. Phishing emails are the Achilles heel of most organizations’ security defenses. Despite many advances … Read more

3 reasons organizations should empower service teams with automation

Check out all the on-demand sessions from the Intelligent Security Summit here. With labor shortages, supply chain issues, inflationary pressure, and customers’ increasing expectation for seamless service testing every company’s limits, organizations are looking for ways to help their workforce do more with less. This pressure is especially acute for customer service teams already prone … Read more