jury biases
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Jury Biases All Lawyers Need to Understand

  One of the most meaningful truths of modern awareness is “all perception is projection. “Another way of saying that is “we see what we expect to see.” Psychologists call this “cognitive bias,” or mental distortion of what we observe because of the bias of our subconscious mind. Our mind does

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Lawyers’ Favorite Legal Podcasts in 2019
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Lawyers’ Favorite Legal Podcasts in 2019

  Every year, we ask lawyers to tell us their favorite legal podcasts. This year, they offer some really great suggestions. Lots of our fans actually said The Lean Law Firm Podcast and The Ten Minute Law Firm Podcast are among their favorites! Here’s what else they recommend: “I Am the Law is an award-winning podcast

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data protection
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Three Things Every Law Firm Must Understand About Data Protection

The Panama Papers leak in 2015 was the largest in history: 11.5 million files from one of the world’s biggest offshore law firms, Mossack Fonseca. The worst part about the incident—aside from the innocent businesses and individuals who were caught out and compromised alongside the corrupt—was the fact that it could

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A Formerly Depressed Lawyer Shares Critical Lessons He Learned

  As Rocket Matter reported in its depression series, lawyers are 3.6 times as likely to be depressed as people with other jobs. More than 25% of lawyers suffer from depression. Far too many deal with addiction. These stats really strike home because these issues have affected me, too. I

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Driving Change- Ending Sexism in the Courtroom
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Driving Change: How You Can Help End Sexism in the Courtroom

  While there is an unfortunate and very long-standing history of female litigators and other female legal professionals facing discrimination in the courtroom, there is a possibility for change. Here’s what you can do to help facilitate that: Know How to Submit a Complaint Here are some suggestions for what female

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Legal Freedom Fighters
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Legal Freedom Fighter Series: Judge Ashleigh Parker Dunston

  We’ve seen it repeatedly throughout our history: When people’s rights are threatened, it’s the lawyers who step up to the plate. Some are true Freedom Fighters, and they deserve special recognition. That’s why we regularly feature lawyers who are really making a difference. Today, as part of our series on sexism in the

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commandments for lawyers
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Commandments for Lawyers: How to Make 2019 Your Happiest Year Yet

  You might have a whole host of resolutions for 2019: Lose weight, stop smoking, or pick up a new hobby, for instance. However, the most important resolution of all might just be the most simple: Find happiness. Many people have found life-changing results when incorporating the following suggestions into

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