Researching Multimillion-Dollar Awards in Nursing Home Cases
Posted on 03-28-2013 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team “I understand if your boss is telling you, you can’t do it,” the dispatcher said. “But … as a human being … you know, is there anybody that’s willing to... Read More

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DOMA and the Supreme Court: How Dramatic Change Can Turn on a Technicality
Posted on 03-28-2013 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team Can one 83-year-old woman’s relationship define the entire same-sex marriage debate? As expected, the highly charged fight over the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) has finally begun in the... Read More

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Navigating the Growing Body of Legal Issues Related to Water
Posted on 03-21-2013 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team A mangled sign on the bridge says “No Diving.” That’s prudent, but also sadly ironic now. The portion of Lake Mead in Nevada that once flowed under the bridge is gone, and the cracked... Read More

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Divining the Legal Mysteries of the All-Powerful Search Box: Part 2
Posted on 03-11-2013 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team In our previous article , we looked at where legal text search came from. In this article, we look at where it’s going. Adding Smarts to Search There’s no one perfect algorithmic solution to searching... Read More

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Day(s) of Our Lives: Women and the Legal Profession #WomensEqualityDay
Posted on 03-06-2013 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team In her departure email, she referred to herself as simply “Ms. X.” Many of her coworkers knew who she was and, probably, why she was leaving the prestigious global law firm, but summarizing... Read More

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Act Now—Before Government Legislation Makes You Do It: Part 2
Posted on 03-01-2013 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team The joke goes that you don’t need a parachute to go skydiving. You only need one if you plan to skydive more than once. That becomes relevant when evaluating the merits of carrying out due diligence... Read More

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