Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany Briefs Media At White House

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Last night, US District Judge Carl J. Nichols did former Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows a solid and punted on his lawsuit to block the January 6 Select Committee subpoenaing his phone records and making him testify. Instead of reaching the pertinent issues, the court instead dismissed the case for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction, holding that the entire claim is barred by the Speech or Debate Clause.

It’s an odd position for the court, since neither of the parties raised legislative immunity. And yet Judge Nichols asserted it sua sponte, tut-tutting at the Congressional defendants’ failure to assert their rights, hinting that they were attempting to have their cake and eat it, too, keeping Speech or Debate defenses in their back pocket to assert on appeal in case of an adverse holding by the District judge.

“The Congressional Defendants surely hope for a

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Heavy Snow Blankets Washington DC

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Today’s oral arguments in the affirmative action challenges against UNC and Harvard packed in a lot over the course of five hours. Unfortunately, very little of that content involved any legal or factual analysis. But what it lacked in judicial content, it more than made up in robed policy making and casual racism.

From distorting Justice O’Connor’s dicta that she hoped for a country that wouldn’t need affirmative action by 2028 into a sunset clause to musing that affluent Black people don’t face discrimination, the Court delivered the biggest hits in the anti-diversity catalog one after another without a miss.

It was truly the Midnights of white grievance.

The moment when I completed my personal BINGO card arrived when “viewpoint diversity” entered the conversation. At one juncture, Consovoy McCarthy partner Cam Norris pointed out that “Harvard is not diverse at all,” because only 9 percent

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apps-ga1d3c25ac_1920Many law firms have multiple locations. How should multi-location law firms handle websites and marketing? Marketing strategies for multi-location law firms are varied and may require more planning and management than marketing for one location. A multiple-location firm may choose to host multiple websites or just one website incorporating multiple links. A multi-location law firm may focus on improving its Google Business Profile or increasing traffic to its specific locations using legal blogs and informative content. There are best practices in marketing strategies that should be followed depending on your law firm’s practice, expertise, and goals.

Creating Websites For Multi-Location Law Firms
Should my multi-location law firm have one or more websites? More than one website may seem like a good decision if you have multiple office locations, especially if each location focuses on a different type of practice. Consider the following scenarios:

Multiple Websites
Some law firms may choose

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Dinner of friends thanksgivingWhen was the last time you skipped lunch to line dance to Shania Twain’s “Man, I Feel Like a Woman”? Did I mention it was with a group of 50 lawyers at a CLE in Nashville? For me, it was two weeks ago! Very few things are as satisfying as getting the grapevine right to three heel toes to a quarter turn down pat.

Attending the 2022 Clio Cloud Conference reminded me of the importance of friendships as an entrepreneurial lawyer. I connected with lawyer friends from all over the world (yes, even some from the U.K. and Down Under!) I get so excited whenever I have the opportunity to meet with attorneys I’ve met in various phases of my career. These lawyers are awe-inspiring tech founders, law firm owners, professors, and inventors. Fun fact: I met most of the lawyers through social media!

I felt isolated and unsure when

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TIME Person of the Year Elon Musk

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You should expect Donnie Boy to have Twitter access again soon. Elon Musk — our resident Greater Value Lex Luther with a penchant for naming children after what appear to be slurs in the robot community — is expected to be the majority owner of Twitter by tomorrow.

If your immediate thought looking at this tweet wall of text was “Chris, I’m not trying to read all that, just tell me what this narcissist is getting at,” I am sorry to tell you that Mr. Musk’s Neuralink technology has already pre-empted your concern. He promises that his main motivation to buy the company was not profit, but to “[T]ry to help humanity, whom [he] loves.” It would appear that the cavalcade of Yes Men surrounding Musk failed to mention that this reads as the most ominous promise of benevolence since “We have a

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