What Tech Skills Should Law Schools Teach Future Associates? Step One: The Basics

If I am in a room with an academic law librarian for more than five minutes, I almost always get some form of this question:

What are the tech skills I should be teaching law students to better prepare them for working in the ‘real world?’

My answer is a pretty standard one. “Make sure they know the basics… then we can teach them the unique skills needed for our particular firm.” The same question came up last Friday when I was on the Law Librarians Conversation podcastwith Rich Leiter, Roger Skalbeck, Elizabeth Farrell, Ken Hirsh, Darin Fox, and Michael Robak. Knowing the cool stuff is secondary to knowing the basics.

What are the basics? My guess is that you already know (especially if you’ve read any of my co-geek, Casey Flaherty, posts.)

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Car Accident Lawyer Raleigh

If you or someone you know has recently been involved in a car accident, you will need the best personal injury lawyer Raleigh NC.  You will need to get a lawyer because you may be able to collect on a personal injury lawsuit.

What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Car accident lawyer in Raleigh NCA personal injury lawsuit is one where the plaintiff’s injury was been caused by another through their negligence.  This can include bodily injury, intentional or negligent infliction of emotional distress.

The most common personal injuries come from traffic road accidents.  Amazingly, there are people out there that do not contact a lawyer if they have been in a traffic accident.  They just let the insurance company handle the claim.  One who does this is clearly making a mistake.  The insurance companies are usually looking out for their best interest, not yours.

Damages can and will be collected for the incident, and you will collect from pain and suffering, loss of consortium, the effects of defamation, and emotional distress.

 

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Trump Can Kill Obamacare With Or Without Help From Congress

President-elect Donald Trump has promised over and over in recent months that he will repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare, when he reaches the White House.

“Obamacare is a disaster. You know it. We all know it,” Trump said at a debate last month. “We have to repeal it and replace it with something absolutely much less expensive.”

Now that Trump will move into the Oval Office in January, the question is whether he’ll be able to completely repeal the six-year-old law that has had an impact on every aspect of the U.S. health care system.

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