Patsy Doerr and Dave Curran reveal what could be your smartest career move in 2015

Monday 5th Jan 2015

Thomson Reuters Patsy Doerr, global head of Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion, and Dave Curran, global director of Risk & Compliance, were in Philadelphia a few weeks ago and stopped by WWDB AM 860 radio to record an interview for Sue Rocco’s Women to Watch show. Their interview is airing on WWDB AM 860 today, Monday, ...

Podcast: The Equality Effect & justice for young girls in Africa

Thursday 11th Dec 2014

The Equality Effect is a non-profit charity that uses international human rights law as a crowbar to pry open justice for women and girls around the world. Drawing on a team of feisty international lawyers, the equality effect supports its regional legal partners by initiating creative legal advocacy projects to achieve systemic change. In Kenya, ...

Podcast: America Invents Act, three years later

Friday 14th Nov 2014

The America Invents Act marked the most significant change in US patent law in the last 50 years. The historic provisions have impacted patent filings and patent litigation, as well as non-practicing entities or “patent trolls” as they are commonly known. Bernie Knight was general counsel for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office when the ...

Podcast: Justice Randy Holland on the significance of Magna Carta

Friday 7th Nov 2014

In the podcast linked below, Justice Randy Holland of the Delaware Supreme Court, and editor of Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor, discusses the significance of Magna Carta as it marks its 800th anniversary, and the new Muse and Mentor book available in print and in e-book form, from Thomson Reuters.

October podcast: Egg-freezing, FantasySCOTUS and aggressive mopping

Friday 31st Oct 2014

In this month’s Legal Current podcast, we cover: -Legal news: Apple, Facebook’s egg-freezing benefit: Three questions for employers. -Legal trends & insights: Dropbox wasn’t “hacked,” but should you worry anyway? -News from Thomson Reuters: FantasySCOTUS launches sixth season, sponsored by Thomson Reuters -On the legal blogs: “Aggressive mopper” arrested; made hotel worker cry You can ...

Podcast: Making sure your website is mobile and local optimized

Friday 24th Oct 2014

Are you missing one-third of your potential clients? As people increasingly look for attorneys using mobile and local search, it’s more important than ever to make sure your firm’s website is optimized for those types of searches. A new white paper from FindLaw explains the importance of making sure that prospective clients can find you ...

September podcast: DMV makeup, negligent driving and boredom fires

Tuesday 30th Sep 2014

In this month’s Legal Current podcast, we cover: -Legal news: A South Carolina boy and his mother are suing the state’s DMV over his right to wear his “everyday” makeup in his driver’s license photo. -Legal trends & insights: A woman in North Dakota is facing negligent homicide charges after allegedly surfing Facebook while driving at ...

Podcast: Big Data in law firms – opportunities and risks

Tuesday 19th Aug 2014

Harnessing Big Data could be a key for firms seeking to gain competitive advantages and boost their business development efforts. In the podcast below, Catherine Monte, chief knowledge officer of Fox Rothschild, and Kimberly Stein, national manager for Enterprise Content Management Solutions at Thomson Reuters, discuss their recently published white paper, produced by ILTA, that ...

Podcast: Interview with ABA Liberty Award winner Okianer Christian Dark

Friday 8th Aug 2014

Fueled by her witness to and personal experience with discrimination, Dean Okianer Christian Dark channeled her sorrow and anger into action serving as lifelong role model of, and champion for, justice and equal rights in the public sector, private sector, and today as a teacher, mentor and dean at Howard University School of Law. This ...

July podcast: watermelon stabbing, Firm Central and Yelp reviews gone wrong

Thursday 31st Jul 2014

In this month’s Legal Current podcast, we cover: -Legal news: The passive aggressive watermelon stabber -News from Thomson Reuters: Firm Central launches Deadline Assistant and enhances homepage -Legal trends & insights: Firm sues ex-client over Yelp review that claims firm will “take everything you’ve got” -On the legal blogs: Man eats his way through Lufthansa ...

June podcast: A courtroom brawl, Slenderman and technology trends

Tuesday 1st Jul 2014

In this month’s Legal Current podcast, we cover: -Legal news: A courtroom brawl in Brevard County, Florida -Legal trends & insights: Can Eric Knudsen, the creator of the fictional character Slenderman, be held civilly liable for the recent violence suffered by the young victim of a stabbing attack in Waukesha, Wisconsin? -News from Thomson Reuters: ...

Podcast: NCAA class-action ready to tip-off

Tuesday 3rd Jun 2014

The class-action lawsuit including former UCLA basketball star Ed O’Bannon against the NCAA begins in District Court in Los Angeles next week. In addition, the NCAA is appealing a recent regional NLRB ruling that Northwestern University football players have the right to unionize. Marta Fernandez of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell has dealt with NLRB issues ...

May podcast: Black’s Law Dictionary, Brown v. Board of Education and Satanic prayer

Friday 30th May 2014

In this month’s Legal Current podcast, we cover: Legal news: It’s the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court ruling to end segregation in public schools and we talked with Professor Ronna Greff Schneider get her viewpoint on the legal, cultural and historic significance of the ruling. Legal trends & insights: Social media and privacy – Snapchat ...

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