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Top 9 Ways to Wrangle Electronic Exhibits – Q4 2022 Facts & Findings
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Electronic exhibits have been a part of the legal process for a long time – probably longer than many of us realize. The PDF file format became an open standard all the way back in 1993, and the Electronic Court Filing technical specifications were agreed upon more than 20 years ago. Despite this long history, […]
Setting up for Success: Treating Your Education Like a Career – Part I – Q2 2022 Facts & Findings
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One of the main questions I hear paralegal students ask is how they can prepare to transition into the workforce after completing their degree or certificate. My advice is always to treat school like a job. There are countless ways that school alone can prepare aspiring paralegals for a successful career in the legal profession. […]
How Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Can Help Corporate America Thrive – Q2 2022 Facts & Findings
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Diversity is a simple term that refers to differences. These human differences are a beautiful thing, and as we understand what these differences are we can gain a better understanding of others’ backgrounds. This idea of understanding and accepting how someone of a different background’s unique story shapes how they see the world is a […]
The Homestead Act, enacted during the Civil War in 1862, provided that any adult citizen, or intended citizen, who had never fought against the United States government could claim 160 acres of surveyed government land. The settlers of the land, called homesteaders, were required to live on the land for a requisite period of time, […]
Preparing the Appendix in Federal Appeals – Q3 2022 Facts & Findings
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If you are reading this article, you are probably an occasional practitioner in federal appeals or the paralegal for an occasional practitioner in federal appeals. You probably have worked on a few federal appeals in the past. You probably spent a lot of time figuring out all the steps required to prepare the appellate record […]
Despite the expertise and effort of skilled support staff, investigators, and trial teams, courts scrutinize cases on appeal. In the face of increasingly tough legal review, effective trial teams should leverage the tool of jury instructions to strengthen their cases. Jury instructions provide helpful explanations of the law, are available online, and address key issues […]