Legal Current
Legal Current is a podcast from Thomson Reuters, Legal, that features information and commentary on the business and practice of law.

Topics: A bill in the U.S. Congress regarding foreign companies and defective or unsafe products, the 2010 ILTA Conference and the 2nd quarter 2010 Peer Monitor Index of law firm performance.

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Direct download: LegalCurrent080910.mp3
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Mark Medice, director of Peer Monitor for Hildebrandt Baker Robbins, discusses the PMI for the second quarter of 2010, regarding law firm performance.

For more information about the latest PMI, go to http://peermonitor.hbrconsulting.com.

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Direct download: LegalCurrent_Q210PMI.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:18pm EDT

Topics: The status of legal education in China and development of its law schools, a global legal research training trip by one of our employees to support the JAG Corps, our our "Chaos in the Court" segment offers up a lesson in airport security.

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Direct download: LegalCurrent072610v2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:09am EDT

Mike Thompson, director of Marketing at IP Solutions, part of Thomson Reuters, Legal, talks about a report on nanotechnology titled "Can Nanotech Unlock the Fountain of Youth?" The report finds that the beauty industry has begun to make an aggressive foray into nanotechnology, using tiny molecular compounds to improve the performance of creams, sunscreens, shampoos and other personal-care products.

You can access the report at http://bit.ly/nanotechreport

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Direct download: LegalCurrent_Nanotechnology.mp3
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James Jones, senior vice president at Hildebrandt Baker Robbins, discusses the factors currently affecting law firm productivity and the importance of efficient legal technology within a firm.

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Direct download: LegalCurrent_LawFirmProductivity.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Topics: Information about a new blog by the West Reference Attorneys; Attorney Bob Matthews talks about the recent court ruling by the United States Supreme Court in a business method patent case, and more.

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Direct download: LegalCurrent071210.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:06pm EDT

Topics: Arthur Miller discusses the nomination and confirmation hearing for Elena Kagan, for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court; attorney Anthony Davis talks about trends in risk management for law firms, and more.

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Direct download: LegalCurrent062810.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:41am EDT

Topics: The market forces affecting the global legal profession, the litigation outlook for the BP oil spill and more.

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Direct download: LegalCurrent061410.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:34am EDT

Monica Bay, editor-in-chief of Law Technology News, discusses her May 2010 cover story in LTN titled "Social Media: Risks & Rewards."

To read Bay's article in LTN go to http://bit.ly/ltnsocialmedia.

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Direct download: LegalCurrent_Socialmediarisks.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:47pm EDT

Russ Herman, author of "Courtroom Persuasion: Winning with Art, Drama and Science," published by Thomson Reuters, Legal, discusses the techniques of persuasion used by lawyers, what works and what doesn't, and provides some historical perspective on persuasive speaking.

More information on Russ Herman is at http://bit.ly/d6SAV.

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Direct download: LegalCurrent_CourtroomPersuasion.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:41pm EDT