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Coverage of 2015 ABA Annual Meeting

Another ABA Annual Meeting is in the books. I only covered a few events this year (a far cry from last year). Here are the stories that came out of my coverage:

How can tensions between minorities and police be addressed? Reforms proposed.

Lawyers debate campaign financing, voter restrictions and other election issues.

Disruptive innovators try to convince skeptical attorneys of the need to collaborate.

What are the business costs of ignoring racial and gender diversity?

Meanwhile, the quote from the Tweet below caused quite a commotion.

Coverage of 2015 Avvo’s Lawyernomics Conference

Last week, I covered Avvo’s Lawyernomics conference held at the Wynn Las Vegas. Here are the stories that came out of it:

How should you reboot your legal marketing? Lawyernomics speakers will explore.

It’s a mobile world–embrace digital marketing and learn Google’s secrets, Lawyernomics speakers say.

What will lawyers be doing in 5 to 10 years?

Coverage of ABA National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services

Last week, I covered the ABA’s National Summit on Innovation in Legal Services, held at Stanford University. Here are the stories that came out of it:

Coverage of 2015 ABA Techshow

Last week, I covered ABA Techshow for the ABA Journal. Here are the stories that came out of it:

UFC Loses MMA Legalization Lawsuit in NY

The lawsuit filed by the UFC (through its parent company, Zuffa) and several MMA fighters, including Jon “Bones” Jones, Gina Carano, Frankie Edgar and Brian Stann seeking to invalidate New York State’s ban on professional MMA events came to an end yesterday when U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood of the Southern District of New York threw out the case.

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Oh Canada!

Canada has a lot to prove as it prepares for the 2015 Pan Am Games to be held in Toronto.

My Canadian feature for the November issue of “The American Lawyer” and the January edition of “Corporate Counsel”:

If You Build It, They Will Come. A look at how Ontario used public-private partnerships (P3) to build the necessary facilities and infrastructure for the 2015 Pan American Games, and the law firms advising the province and companies involved.

It Takes a Village. The Pan Am Athletes’ Village, which holds the key to the long-planned revitalization of the Toronto waterfront, wasn’t a typical P3 project.

Preparing for the Pan Am Games is Keeping Canadian Lawyers Busy. Q&A with Infrastructure Ontario’s Eric Tilley, one of the in-house attorneys involved in the Pan Am P3 process. (subscription required)

Judge Narrows Challenge on Ban on Ultimate Fighting

U.S. district judge Kimba Wood trimmed a lawsuit brought by mixed martial artists in New York arguing that the state ban on MMA events is unconstitutional.

See also: Battleground State: The Battle to Legalize Mixed Martial Arts in New York.

Some fighting to legalize mixed martial arts in NY.

Suit Fights State Ban of Mixed Martial Arts.

Texas GOP Senate Hopeful Attacked by Primary Foe for Being Partner at “Liberal” Morgan Lewis

Is Morgan, Lewis & Bockius a hotbed of liberal activism? Yes, according to Texas lieutenant governor and U.S. Senate candidate David Dewhurst, who is making that claim as part of a his Republican primary campaign against Morgan Lewis partner Ted Cruz.

Unfortunately, the video of the ad is no longer available.