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‘Sisters Who Rule’ Travel Diverse Paths to the Bench
Posted on 10-17-2019 by beng

Judge Keisha Wright-Hill, Judge Camille Banks-Prince, Judge Shamieka Rhinehart, Judge Teresa Raquel Robinson-Freeman and Ronda Bazley Moore speak during a panel session celebrating Diversity Awareness Month at the LexisNexis Raleigh Technology Center... Read More

Tags: rule of law , sisters who rule , inclusion , diversity

PropTech is Rising; Can EB-5 Ride the Tide?
Posted on 10-08-2019 by Lextalk Staff

By Hermione Krumm, Esq . Real estate technology or PropTech is the new wave in the real estate industry. In 2017 alone, venture investors deployed over $12 billion globally in PropTech start-ups. 1 Some companies, such as Zillow, have long ago taken... Read More

September 2019 Ponzi Scheme Roundup
Posted on 10-01-2019 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Posted by Kathy Bazoian Phelps Below is a summary of the activity reported for September 2019. The reported stories reflect at least 17 new Ponzi schemes worldwide; at least 4 guilty pleas, over 52 years of newly imposed sentences for people involved... Read More

Wellness Wednesday Roundup: September 25, 2019
Posted on 09-25-2019 by beng

We’re back once again with our weekly Wellness Wednesday roundup! First up this week, an expert analysis series on Law360 exploring the impact of the American Bar Association’s seven-step mental health pledge. This installment, penned by... Read More

Tags: health , Work / Life Balance , Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday Roundup: September 18, 2019
Posted on 09-18-2019 by beng

It’s Wednesday (again) and that means it’s time to talk Wellness (again). As usual, we’ve gathered a small collection of articles and content relating to mental health and wellness in the legal industry. And we do talk a lot about... Read More

Tags: health , Work / Life Balance , Wellness Wednesday

August 2019 Ponzi Scheme Roundup
Posted on 09-06-2019 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Posted by Kathy Bazoian Phelps Below is a summary of the activity reported for August 2019. The reported stories reflect at least 9 new Ponzi schemes worldwide; at least 2 guilty pleas, over 97 years of newly imposed sentences for people involved in... Read More

Wellness Wednesday Roundup: August 28, 2019
Posted on 08-28-2019 by beng

It’s Wellness Wednesday once again. As always here are a few articles or resources aimed at informing you of ways to keep your mind and body sound as you advance your legal career! First up this week, the San Diego County Bar Association has... Read More

Tags: health , Work / Life Balance , Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday Roundup: August 14, 2019
Posted on 08-14-2019 by beng

Welcome back for another Wellness Wednesday roundup from LexisNexis. Each week we select a few items related to health and wellness for those who work in the legal industry. First up, the American Bar Association recently held a panel on the opioid... Read More

Tags: health , rule of law , legal profession , Work / Life Balance , Wellness Wednesday , Law school , law students , work-life balance

July 2019 Ponzi Scheme Roundup
Posted on 08-08-2019 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Posted by Kathy Bazoian Phelps Below is a summary of the activity reported for July 2019. The reported stories reflect at least 15 new Ponzi schemes worldwide; at least 2 guilty pleas, over 6 years of newly imposed sentences for people involved in... Read More

Wellness Wednesday Roundup: August 7, 2019
Posted on 08-07-2019 by beng

We’re back with another Wellness Wednesday roundup from LexisNexis. As usual, we’ve collected here a few articles or resources about staying healthy in the legal industry — a task that can often seem Sisyphean in nature. This week... Read More

Tags: health , Work / Life Balance , Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday Roundup: July 31, 2019
Posted on 07-31-2019 by beng

Welcome back to #WellnessWednesday at LexisNexis! The legal profession is one that puts vast amounts of strain on a person, so wellness and mental health are a growing focus among legal professionals and employers. This week, we’ve got a few... Read More

Tags: health , Work / Life Balance , Wellness Wednesday

Spoiler Alert! LexisNexis featured on Netflix's "Orange is the New Black"
Posted on 07-31-2019 by beng

LexisNexis: So Much More Than "Google For Old Legal Cases" In episode 7 of the latest (and final) season of Netflix’s popular prison dramedy “Orange is the New Black,” two characters use LexisNexis for research as part... Read More

Tags: orange is the new black , cw , rule of law , Lexis Advance , netflix , supergirl

June 2019 Ponzi Scheme Roundup
Posted on 07-01-2019 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Posted by Kathy Bazoian Phelps Below is a summary of the activity reported for June 2019. The reported stories reflect at least 7 new Ponzi schemes worldwide; at least 7 guilty pleas, over 43 years of newly imposed sentences for people involved in... Read More

Tackling Statelessness and Advancing the Rule of Law to Inaccessible Locations
Posted on 06-27-2019 by beng

LexisNexis helps advance Rule Of Law to inaccessible locations There is an excellent TV documentary called “Causes of the Arab Spring” by Hernando de Soto. In it, de Soto describes what happens when the state’s institutions exclude... Read More

Tags: rule of law

May 2019 Ponzi Scheme Roundup
Posted on 06-03-2019 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Posted by Kathy Bazoian Phelps Below is a summary of the activity reported for May 2019. The reported stories reflect at least 5 new Ponzi schemes worldwide; at least 2 guilty pleas, over 99 years of newly imposed sentences for people involved in Ponzi... Read More

Rule of Law: Advocacy and Awareness
Posted on 05-30-2019 by beng

Advocacy and Awareness The start of a monthly column on Rule of Law issues immediately left me with a dilemma: there is a lot going on! What to leave out? It’s a bit like being a sports coach with 15 fantastic players but only 11 team places... Read More

Tags: rule of law

Longer EB-5 Adjudication Delays… Is USCIS on a Leave of Absence?
Posted on 05-30-2019 by Lextalk Staff

What a difference a week can make, especially in the world of USCIS adjudications! Yesterday, without any warning, USCIS announced dramatic changes in adjudication times for petitions 1 from 21 to 29 months for an I-526 petition to 29 to 45 months. Whilst... Read More

Wellness Wednesday Roundup: May 22, 2019
Posted on 05-22-2019 by beng

Welcome back once again to Wellness Wednesday Roundup on Lextalk, from LexisNexis. Each week we share a handful of recent stories about health and wellness for lawyers, who lead busy lives that often lead to issues like depression and burnout. Clients... Read More

Tags: health , Work / Life Balance , Wellness Wednesday

EB-5 Visa Backlogs: What Can the Indian & Chinese Nationals Do Next?
Posted on 05-21-2019 by Lextalk Staff

EB-5 Investment Voice with Guest Rohit Turkhud & Mona Shah Mona Shah & Associates Global Podcast Series Reported by Hermione Krumm, Esq. In light of the most recent and devastating revelations by Charlie Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa... Read More

Flashback Friday: Brown v Board of Education, 1954
Posted on 05-17-2019 by beng

Today is the 65th anniversary of one of the most famous US Supreme Court decisions of the 20th century: Brown v Board of Education . Argued in December of 1952, the case involved a group of African-American plaintiffs who argued that school segregation... Read More

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