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Selfies not just for teens anymore (access required)

A self-photograph taken by Ellen DeGeneres back in March quickly became the most retweeted image ever. Google the President and “Barack Obama selfie” leads the search. If you had checked out former Charlotte mayor Patrick Cannon’s Facebook page for a ...

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They Said It (access required)

Witness: “I didn’t have a 147-minute conversation with Dr. Brannon.” Unidentified attorney: “I’m sorry. My bad.” Proof that the phrase “my bad” has begun working its way into the legal vernacular.

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A real Martin and Lewis routine (access required)

In political campaigns, candidates are sometimes criticized for indiscretions from their long-ago college years. But this may be the first time we’ve ever seen a candidate attacked for the mere act of going to college to get an advanced degree. ...

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Alert: Boring hacker on the loose (access required)

When imaginative folks hack into a digital road sign, they forewarn us of all sorts of fanciful hazards: zombies, raptors, flying monkeys and cops. They tell us to “park wherever.” They advertise “live nude ahead” or “free kittens in the ...

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A defying convention (access required)

If your law school Constitutional Law class touched on Article V at all, which it probably didn’t, you likely don’t remember much about it. But the Article, which explains how to amend the U.S. Constitution, has garnered renewed attention, including ...

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A tough hole to climb out of (access required)

There’s more bad news for underemployed, overeducated law school graduates currently working as bartenders and baristas — as if they didn’t have enough of that already. The perilous economic effects of being overqualified for your job can last more than ...

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You’ve been hacked (access required)

Those are scary words especially at a law firm, where maintaining client confidentiality is required under the rules of professional conduct. That said, LexisNexis has released a survey with some surprising results pertaining to data security at law firms. According ...

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