Lawyers watch video at work, and sometimes the occasion is not even connected to fantasy sports.This month’s U.S. Senate testimony by fired FBI Director James Comey was arresting desktop viewing – “almost like a gladiator in D.C. event,” said Philippe Weiss, managing director of legal training firm Seyfarth Shaw at Work, in a Chicago Tribune interview. The June 8 daytime drama was a cable-news blockbuster, and the Bloomberg News livestream on Twitter reached an average of 129,000 viewers a minute, according to the New York Times.Even so, video is rarely incorporated into legal research publications. When practice guide author James M. Wagstaffe recorded chapter introductions to explain federal civil procedure, the ABA Journal noted the format’s rarity. Video is employed much more widely in business tutorials and thought leadership.That’s understandable in a profession built on written precedent. Nearly half the practicing attorneys surveyed in the … [Read more...] about Do you watch video in your legal research?
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The host of this year’s White House correspondents dinner has put a funny positive spin on President Donald Trump’s impending no-show.“I’m just excited Sarah finally gets to go to prom,” comedian Michelle Wolf joked to The Daily Beast ― in reference to the news that White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders would represent the Trump administration on the head table at the Apr. 28 event.Trump himself will not attend, for the second year in a row.See Also: Trump is really excited about new Yankees star Giancarlo StantonThe White House Correspondents’ Association hosts the annual shindig traditionally frequented by journalists, celebrities and the president. Margaret Talev, the association’s president, confirmed via a tweeted statement on Friday that Trump was planning to skip this year’s event:Statement on President and WHCA Dinner pic.twitter.com/WiemgnIvcq— WHCA (@whca) April 6, 2018“The White House has … [Read more...] about White House correspondents dinner host taunts Sarah Sanders
President Trump and his allies get no respect, according to President Trump.The president capped a week that might have been remembered for a history-making summit with North Korea by blasting developments sure to leave a less favorable public impression: the jailing of his former campaign chairman as well as Trump’s own policy of separating parents entering the country illegally from their children.Wow, what a tough sentence for Paul Manafort, who has represented Ronald Reagan, Bob Dole and many other top political people and campaigns. Didn’t know Manafort was the head of the Mob. What about Comey and Crooked Hillary and all of the others? Very unfair!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 15, 2018In fact, Paul Manafort was not sentenced. Instead, a judge revoked his bail after finding that he had attempted to influence the testimony of government witnesses in the case against him. Manafort must now remain behind bars until his trial begins in September. Unlike … [Read more...] about ‘Very unfair!’: Trump tweets cap another tumultuous week
Tuesday's pivotal midterm elections will determine control of Congress — and while President Donald Trump's name doesn't appear on the ballot, his presidency and his policies are on the line. After a final push, Democrats remain the favorites to pick up the 23 seats they need to win back the House of Representatives. Meanwhile, Senate control teeters on the results of neck-and-neck races in Texas, Arizona, Tennessee, and more. We're also watching close gubernatorial races in Georgia and Florida, among other states. The first polls close at 6:00 p.m. ET. But you can follow the NBC News live blog all day for real-time updates, video, results, exit polls, analysis and more — and tune into MSNBC for complete coverage. Beginning at 7 p.m. ET, you can watch the midterm election pre-show, hosted by Stephanie Ruhle, live on NBC News Signal via NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com, on the NBC News app, OTT platforms, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Starting at 8 p.m. ET, the NBC News live … [Read more...] about Live blog: Midterm election 2018 updates, news and analysis
Jerome Corsi, a right-wing conspiracy theorist and associate of Roger Stone, says he expects to be indicted for perjury as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian election meddling.Corsi, who has been questioned over his knowledge of WikiLeaks obtaining hacked emails from Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, said Mueller's team delivered the news at a meeting about a week ago."They told me they were going to indict me," he told NBC News in a phone interview Monday."This was one of the most confusing and frightening things I've experienced. I'm 72 years and I'm afraid they're going to lock me up and put me in solitary confinement."NBC News reported late last month that Mueller's office had obtained communications suggesting that Corsi was aware in advance that emails from former Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta had been stolen and handed to WikiLeaks.See more related to this story: 22 PHOTOS Robert Mueller See Gallery Robert Mueller … [Read more...] about Roger Stone pal says Mueller is planning to indict him