Five Things Never to Say to an Officer During a DUI Stop
Posted on 07-31-2015 by MichaelKraut

Being pulled over by the police is rarely a pleasant experience. However, for people who may have been consuming alcohol or drugs prior to driving, a DUI traffic stop can be a terrifying ordeal and you'll likely need a DUI lawyer . In this situation... Read More

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Social media: Can it champion notice to litigants & due process protection?
Posted on 07-31-2015 by Tracie Morris

The relationship between the legal profession and social media has been a work-in-progress for a while, but recently seems to heading toward a brighter future. According to Food Recall Monitor , litigators have become more social savvy and provided three... Read More

Tags: social media , Labor & Employment Law , Trending News & Topics , Employment Law

Say the word "done": If you did, you've now powered up your productivity. Here's why
Posted on 07-31-2015 by Chad Troyan

Done. Not that’s not the end of this post. In fact, this is just the beginning. You are probably wondering why I said “done”. I did it to power up my productivity, at least that is what I’m told it does. According to Fast Company... Read More

Tags: Upgrading Your Skills , productivity

Summer Interns: How-to stay motivated when there is clearly no job option in sight?
Posted on 07-30-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

Whenever you sign onto an internship you may be bombarded by many different thoughts. What will my commute look like? What is my new schedule going to look like? What will be my daily tasks? The most important question that will eventually cross... Read More

Tags: career advancement , Upgrading Your Skills

Hackers' next big target: The auto industry. 4 reasons why
Posted on 07-30-2015 by Christina Alge

Hackers are very sneaky and with technology becoming a greater part of today’s society, they have become more lethal. These people have caused big data breaches in retail stores, but now they have a new target in sights- the auto industry. Here... Read More

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Violent Threats Over Facebook OK?; New Supreme Court ruling says so
Posted on 07-30-2015 by Tracie Morris

The internet, an open forum for the masses. We can find countless comments; some inspire us and others raise the hairs on the back of our necks. Free speech on the internet was further defined recently after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of rapper... Read More

Tags: social media , Trending News & Topics , Labor & Employment , Employment Law

Bird’s Eye View: Minority of States Prepared for Climate Change
Posted on 07-30-2015 by Ted Zwayer

Only 14 states have formal statewide plans in place for dealing with climate change, according to the Georgetown Climate Center. Of those states, California is the furthest along in implementing its plan, having completed 48 of that plan’s 345 stated... Read More

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5 Habits To Keep You From Getting Back Into Debt
Posted on 07-30-2015 by maureenoconnellscholastic

Clearing your debt can take dedication, discipline and hard work, but it’s a great feeling once accomplished. However, now that you know how easily you can slip into debt, and the effort involved in getting out of it, you’ll probably think... Read More

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Jaywalking & Pedestrian Injury
Posted on 07-29-2015 by Marc Johnston

Portland provides pedestrians with a whole network of trails and walkways to enjoy year round. Many of us enjoy walking through our city neighborhoods and parks, and we reap the many benefits walking provides. As a whole, Portland has come a long way... Read More

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Business communication the Neil Patrick Harris way: 4 tips #writinglegally
Posted on 07-29-2015 by Christina Alge

Neil Patrick Harris did an amazing job hosting the 87 th Academy Awards. His personality has painted him in a likable way. His skits were funny and kept the show entertaining. While he is a good actor, we can take a couple things away from him that will... Read More

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8 writing tips that'll simplify what you're saying #writinglegally
Posted on 07-29-2015 by Chad Troyan

Are you looking to improve your writing? One of the easiest ways to improve it to just simplify it. According to HubSpot , here are 8 tips that will improve your writing by simplifying it. 1. Write like you speak Make you writing sound human by using... Read More

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DUI in a Self-Driving Vehicle?
Posted on 07-29-2015 by MichaelKraut

Self-driving vehicles have been approved in California by statute and could be on the road as soon as the end of 2015. The arrival of self-driving vehicles raises a number of questions relating to how these vehicles will fit in with the existing rules... Read More

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In 34 words, a powerful writing tip from Joseph Pulitzer #writinglegally
Posted on 07-29-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

If you want to know how to make you writing good and powerful, who better to turn to for advice than the great newspaper legend Joseph Pulitzer. Thanks to Mike Consol Blog , we can heed the great piece of advice given by Pulitzer and it only to 34 words... Read More

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“Better Call Saul”: Your legal ethics tutorial?
Posted on 07-28-2015 by Tracie Morris

We all have watched television and saw a sequence of events that cause us to say the following: “That would not happen in real life” or “That isn’t true” We usually say these things have been victim to the “Hollywood... Read More

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Who owns this digital me?
Posted on 07-28-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

We all have been in this situation; we are sitting in a waiting room with a bunch of strangers and there is nothing but silence. Imagine how caught off guard any of us would be if a complete stranger (to us) came up and started talking to us about very... Read More

Tags: Privacy , Trending News & Topics , webinar

Tuesday Tips: The research task you do most on Lexis Advance – Use LexisNexis® headnotes to find documents
Posted on 07-28-2015 by Sarah Patrick

Many of your favorite research tasks— those tasks you rely on to get you to information you need—can be completed at Lexis Advance® in a couple of steps. Try them out. Get comfortable. They’re so simple you’ll memorize them... Read More

Tags: Product Training & Tips , Lexis Advance Results , How-Tos & Guidance , Lexis Advance , Lexis Advance search , Browse Sources , Lexis Advance Enhancements , tuesday tips

Breathalyzer Accuracy
Posted on 07-27-2015 by MichaelKraut

When a driver is arrested on suspicion of DUI in California , he or she will be given the option of taking either the breath or blood test. The blood test is generally considered to be the more accurate form of testing, however this test involves an invasive... Read More

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Doctors and Lawyers—Employers That Incentivize Good Health May Need to Consult Both
Posted on 07-27-2015 by Christina Alge

It’s a common desire for people to want to be healthy, however as of late, companies have been the ones who have pushed their employees to be healthy. Thanks to Corporate Law Advisory and R. Scott Oswald , managing principal, and Tom Harrington... Read More

Tags: health , Trending News & Topics , Work / Life Balance , productivity

Brawling with your inbox #WritingLegally
Posted on 07-27-2015 by Chad Troyan

It’s Monday. You are probably already feeling that “Monday dread”; that “I wish the weekend could be three days instead of two” feeling. You know what will make it even better? - Opening your Outlook email. I am totally... Read More

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July 28, 2015 This is the 847th Weekly Issue This Week's Topic: “Coworkers as…
Posted on 07-26-2015 by Dr. David B. Adams

July 28, 2015 This is the 847th Weekly Issue This Week's Topic: “Coworkers as Victims” Question: “He was nowhere near the employee who was killed. We need him back at work.” Dr. Adams replies: Fellow soldiers killed... Read More

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