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Cannabis industry fertilizes ADR business

October 19, 2017

Steven I. Platt, BridgeTower Media Newswires If you think lawyers who are creative, indeed entrepreneurial, should be encouraged to ply their trade, and that emerging industries are fertile ground to do so, then you should give a shout-out to the rapidly expanding ...

Is racial bias driving Trump's neglect of Puerto Rico?

October 19, 2017

Lauren Lluveras, University of Texas at Austin (THE CONVERSATION) — The morning after Hurricane Maria blasted through Puerto Rico, I emailed my aunt to ask if she was safe. That was Sept. 21. I heard back from her on Oct. 10. She was fine, she assured ...

Why is there so little research on guns in the U.S.?

October 19, 2017

Lacey Wallace, Pennsylvania State University (THE CONVERSATION) — When Stephen Paddock opened fire Oct. 1 on concertgoers in Las Vegas, killing 59, the city became the unfortunate host of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Investigators are ...

Under Analysis: Trials and judgments - here and abroad

October 19, 2017

Mark Levison, The Levison Group Sometimes trial lawyers have trials, sometimes they don’t. Sometimes events unfold as planned, but usually not so much. 2017 found me scheduled for about a half dozen trials during the last half of the year, and one overseas ...

Decoding Bitcoin

October 19, 2017

Joseph Mayans, BridgeTower Media Newswires With big-name CEOs and Hollywood celebrities making splashy headlines about Bitcoin, it can be easy to lose sight of what the oft-misunderstood technology means for everyday users and small businesses. Is it a currency? ...

Federal judiciary offered guidance on judge's use of social media

October 19, 2017

Nicole Black, BridgeTower Media Newswires Ever since the November election, the political climate has been divisive and online rhetoric has heated up. The immediacy of social media has provided ample opportunities for people, including judges and lawyers alike, ...