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Case Notebook advances litigation efficiency, strategy and synergy

September 29, 2016 by David DeMoss

Analyzing large amounts of facts and issues within a case file to draw connections and build a strategy is a major pain point for attorneys when working on a case. Thomson Reuters recently conducted a survey of Case Notebook™ users to evaluate how case analysis and management software affects their efficiency, strategy and synergy. Results showed significant gains in productivity for nearly all tasks performed using Case Notebook. Additionally, most legal professionals found Case Notebook was easy to learn and use. IMPROVE EFFICIENCY With 80% of survey respondents reporting that their cases are more document intensive than a few years ago, … Read More

Today in 1789: The first session of the First Congress ends

September 29, 2016 by Jeremy Byellin

On September 29, 1789, the first session of the First U.S. Congress ended, with some momentous achievements including the Judiciary Act of 1789. … Read More

Key Performance Metrics: Why, What, Who, Where, and When

September 20, 2016 by Mary Juetten

Even though to most small law firm partners, their clients are everything, plenty of law firms fail even when they have customers. … Read More

Case Notebook advances litigation efficiency, strategy and synergy

September 29, 2016 by David DeMoss

Analyzing large amounts of facts and issues within a case file to draw connections and build a strategy is a major pain point for attorneys when working on a case. Thomson Reuters recently conducted a survey of Case Notebook™ users to evaluate how case analysis and management software affects their efficiency, strategy and synergy. Results showed significant gains in productivity for nearly all tasks performed using Case Notebook. Additionally, most legal professionals found Case Notebook was easy to learn and use. IMPROVE EFFICIENCY With 80% of survey respondents reporting that their cases are more document intensive than a few years ago, … Read More

Federal Judge: Law Cutting Funds to Planned Parenthood Unconstitutional

August 17, 2016 by Andrew Olson

A federal judge ruled that an Ohio law that cuts funds to Planned Parenthood is unconstitutional. … Read More

Make you and your clients’ lives easier with legal time and billing software

September 28, 2016 by Jeremy Byellin

Make you and your clients’ lives easier with legal time and billing software … Read More

Topical Roundup: Environmental Injury

September 29, 2016 by Jean Sica

Some recent Jury Verdict summaries regarding injuries from environmental toxins include a lawsuit for a young man who suffered lead poisoning and an adult male who developed cancer from contaminated water. … Read More


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Defendant’s actions kicking arresting police officers were not de minimis


Defendant’s actions kicking arresting police officers were not de minimis.

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