Bob Odenkirk’s portrayal of Saul Goodman over two different TV series has been a fascinating journey.
The end of the TV show ‘Better Call Saul’ wraps up the story of Saul Goodman. A clinical neuropsychologist analyzes the character’s progression from a small-time con man to a ‘criminal’ lawyer.
A brainy machine? Shakey, the world’s first AI-based robot.
It’s time we stopped using the brain as shorthand for machines
Criminal barristers are striking over pay.
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The barrister strike is about more than pay – with women and ethnic minorities leaving the profession, the entire justice system is at stake.
There have been major demographic shifts in the profile of Ghana’s lawyers.
The present state of legal education in Ghana cannot be discussed without understanding its beginings.
As the Law Society recently reported, legal aid in New Zealand is ‘on life support’. Urgent action is required to avoid the justice gap becoming a chasm.
A St. Louis woman is evicted from her home.
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Studies show that tenants facing eviction who have a lawyer are a lot less likely to lose their home.
Unlike other professions dealing with human trauma, criminal lawyers are very rarely offered psychological support. New research aims to learn how best to improve this.
Sign on the dotted line.
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Lawyers were thought to be mostly immune from the coming AI revolution, but two legal experts explain why jobs that rely on human ingenuity can still be affected.
Given the observed and anticipated growth of telemedicine since the beginning of the pandemic, it would be a good idea to clarify and co-ordinate the rules applicable to it in Canada.
The legal uncertainty surrounding telemedicine services is not without consequences. Patients may not have access to public protection remedies.
Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani alleges election fraud during a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters, Nov. 19, 2020, in Washington.
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When it comes to election fraud claims, watch what the lawyers do, not what the politicians say.
The jury at the Weinstein trial will have to check their biases about consent.
As the Harvey Weinstein trials start, a psychology scholar explains why jurors may be biased on the question of consent. While the situations examined in these studies are not equivalent to sexual assault, they illustrate a pervasive psychological bias.
Facebook recently disabled some ads on its site making dubious claims about Truvada.
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Facebook began blocking ads that linked Truvada and other HIV-related drugs to severe bone and kidney damage based on claims made in lawsuits.
Weinstein may be on trial, but lots of lawyers enabled his misconduct.
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The New York Times reporters who broke the Weinstein story show how lawyers – whether ones who represented him or his victims – enabled the movie mogul’s wrongdoing.
Grata Flos Greig, First Female Law Graduate, c1904, University of Melbourne. Flos was the first woman admitted to the Australian legal profession.
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When Flos Greig first entered law school, it was illegal for women to become lawyers. Undeterred, she lobbied for change and became the first woman admitted to the legal profession in Australia.
Trump’s tax returns have been a rallying cry for Democrats since the 2016 campaign.
While the Treasury secretary says House Democrats lack a ‘legitimate’ reason for demanding Trump’s tax returns, a former IRS attorney explains that the law says otherwise.
Witness testimony is often a key element of a trial. While nonverbal behaviours such as crossed arms or furtive glances can influence decision-makers, often their beliefs about such cues are inaccurate.
Facial expressions and gestures can impact the outcome of a trial that depends on the credibility of witnesses.
As a society, we often don’t think about how legal professionals might be affected by the work that they do.
Man and machine.
Artificial intelligence and data analytics are transforming the practice of law.
The Achilles’ heel of law technologies: training. Only 10% of such initiatives are aimed at law students, so how should this issue be managed to win the AI race?
Allies at last?
New legal boilerplate in corporate merger agreements signals just how important #MeToo has become – not just as a social movement but as a business risk.