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Letter to Supreme Court from Senate Republicans promises to fight court expansion

Senate Republicans sent an unusual letter to the U.S. Supreme Court clerk on Thursday that criticizes five Democratic senators for filing an amicus brief that refers to attempts to expand the size of the court.

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American Law Firms in Transition

American Law Firms in Transition: Trends, Threats, and Strategies

Over the last decade, Randall Kiser has authored books on the decision making, the mindset and work habits, and the skills and behaviors of various types of lawyers. Now comes Kiser’s treatment of U.S. law firms.

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Georgia's Attempt to Copyright Summaries of its Laws Could Change Public Access to Information

Increasingly, people across the U.S. are representing themselves in court. These lawyer-free litigants often need to research the ins and outs of their cases, which involves reading their state's laws.

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As clients scrutinize bills and unilaterally change payment terms, law firms take longer to collect

Soft demand for legal services and a lengthening collection cycle are tempering revenue growth, according to officials with Citi Private Bank’s Law Firm Group.

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4 Phishing Tactics That Dupe the Legal Profession

Hackers are studying lawyers’ practice areas, social media presence and their firm’s hierarchies to craft subtle but destructive phishing schemes, cybersecurity experts say.

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How Life Became an Endless, Terrible Competition

Meritocracy prizes achievement above all else, making everyone—even the rich—miserable. Maybe there’s a way out.

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