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6 Apr 2014, 9:24 am by S2KM Limited
Personal injury settlement planning and special needs planning represent two overlapping professions undergoing transformation and expansion as complex new legislation, regulations and case law interact to redefine their legal environment. In addition to studying these new laws, settlement planners and special needs planners must address their impact on fundamental issues such as "know your client", "needs analysis", "best practices", "industry standards" and "product suitability", as well as… [read post]
6 Apr 2014, 9:21 am by Alexis Rice
2014 Magna Awards St. Charles Parish Public Schools in Luling, La., Orleans/Niagara Board of Cooperative Educational Services in Medina, N.Y., and Kent School District in Kent, Wash., were honored today at National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Annual Conference as grand prize winners in the 20th annual Magna Awards program sponsored by NSBA’s American School Board Journal. The Magna Awards recognize school boards for taking bold and innovative steps to advance public… [read post]
6 Apr 2014, 4:00 am by Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Bar CLE is sponsoring a CLE entitled, 20th Annual Advanced Estate Planning Strategies Course, on April 24-25, 2014, in Denver. Provided below is a description of the event: Panel discussions will detail: Recipes for Income and Estate Tax Planning... [read post]
6 Apr 2014, 1:22 am by legalinformatics
Professor Dr. Gregory Conti, Professor Dr. Woodrow Hartzog, Professor Dr. John Nelson, and Professor Dr. Lisa A. Shay have posted the full text of their paper entitled A Conservation Theory of Governance for Automated Law Enforcement, presented this week at We Robot 2014, at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, USA. Here is the abstract: Continued advances in robotic technology, distributed sensor networks, and computerized analysis have made possible the automation of the entire law… [read post]
5 Apr 2014, 6:09 pm by Kathleen Vail
Leadership researcher and author John Spence’s Focus on Education session at NSBA’s Annual Conference Saturday offered several ways to figure out if you’re a good leader. Spence based his information on his own research and others in the business world to define the qualities of good leaders. * Character. People want leaders who are honest and forward-looking, he said. Be good at your job skills as well as being good at leadership skills. “If if you aren’t committed and… [read post]
5 Apr 2014, 4:34 pm by Alexis Rice
NSBA President David A. Pickler introduces the second day at the 2014 Annual Conference and discusses the dynamic and sought-after creativity thought leader Sir Ken Robinson. In addition, Pickler speaks to the lessons he has learned about the “new realities” of public education from meeting with hundreds of school district leaders over the last year. In response, Pickler excitedly shares the aggressive and bold strides NSBA is taking to address advocacy concerns and promote the core… [read post]
5 Apr 2014, 4:15 pm by Alexis Rice
During NSBA’s Annual Conference engage in social media. The conference hashtag is #NSBAConf. Make sure you like NSBA’s Facebook page and follow NSBA’s Twitter page. NSBA has also launched our national campaign, “Stand Up 4 Public Schools,” so make sure you like the campaign’s Facebook page and follow the campaign’s Twitter page. Additionally, photos of Annual Conference are posted on NSBA’s Flickr page. [read post]
5 Apr 2014, 3:57 pm by Kathleen Vail
Sonia Nazario, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Enrique’s Journey told the audience at the Best Practices for School Leaders Luncheon Saturday about her own journey, and the journeys of undocumented and immigrant children. Nazario chronicled her childhood as the daughter of two immigrants, whose father died when she was 13 and whose mother moved the family back to their native Argentina after his death. She compared her determination – to do well in college and become… [read post]
5 Apr 2014, 3:53 pm by legalinformatics
A symposium entitled From Bleak House to Geek House: Evolving Law for Entrepreneurial Lawyers, was held 4 April 2014 at Brooklyn Law School in Brooklyn, New York. The event was organized by Professor Jonathan Askin of the law school and the Brooklyn Law Incubator and Policy Clinic (BLIP Clinic). Click here for the event’s Website. Click here for the event program. Videos of the event are available on YouTube. The Twitter hashtag for the event was #brooklawgeek Click here for a storify of… [read post]
5 Apr 2014, 3:38 pm by Alexis Rice
According to research, every student who leaves high school without a diploma costs society hundreds of thousands of dollars over the student’s lifetime in lost income. Despite impressive gains in U.S. graduation rates recently, far too many young people, mainly students of color from educationally and socioeconomically disadvantaged groups and communities, are leaving school without a high school diploma or severely underprepared for college level work. During one Saturday’s sessions at… [read post]
5 Apr 2014, 1:42 pm by Staff
As the leading advocate for public education, NSBA has a mandate to “call attention to what’s working well, to promote our vision and needed changes, and to take on those who seek to dismantle the public schools of America.” That was the message of NSBA Executive Director Thomas J. Gentzel at the association’s annual conference First General Session Saturday as he reflected on his eventful first year as executive director, which included seeing Supreme Court Justice Anthony… [read post]
5 Apr 2014, 1:34 pm by Alexis Rice
Challenge yourself to think differently as you meet this year’s Technology Innovation Showcase companies. This morning there was an overview from the six honorees in a fast-paced session hosted by the Technology Leadership Network during NSBA’s 2014 Annual Conference. Facilitated by NSBA’s Director of Education Technology Ann Flynn and Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steven Webb, these emerging companies shared their technology-supported solutions that address education… [read post]
5 Apr 2014, 1:16 pm by Eric D. Randall
In a “hyperconnected” world, public schools need to make Garrison Keillor’s whimsical idealization of America become reality, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman told the opening General Assembly of NSBA’s 74th Annual Conference Saturday. “All the children need to be above average.” Being ordinary in any endeavor is no guarantee of being able to thrive, or even survive, in today’s economy, he said. “Woody Allen’s line about 80 percent of… [read post]
5 Apr 2014, 10:00 am by Paul Caron
The 17th Annual Critical Tax Theory Conference concludes today at Baltimore: Critical tax scholars ask why the tax laws are the way they are and what impact tax laws have on historically disempowered groups, such as people of color; women; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered individuals; low-income and poor individuals;... [read post]
5 Apr 2014, 6:01 am by Kathleen Vail
NSBA’s Delegate Assembly approved the association’s hard-hitting advocacy agenda around public education at its business session Friday in New Orleans. The meeting was held right before the start of NSBA’s Annual Conference, which opens Saturday. “This will now form the basis for NSBA’s advocacy efforts and become part of our enduring beliefs,” said David Pickler, the 2013-14 NSBA President. He referred to the three core policies voted on by the assembly as the… [read post]
5 Apr 2014, 6:00 am by Gerry W. Beyer
The American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) is presenting a CLE entitled, Charitable Planning Techniques, on Thursday-Friday, June 12-13, 2014 in Boston Massachusetts. Provided below is a description of the event: Do you advise donors with philanthropic goals?... [read post]
5 Apr 2014, 6:00 am by Gerry W. Beyer
The American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) is presenting a CLE entitled, Charitable Planning Techniques, on Thursday-Friday, June 12-13, 2014 in Boston Massachusetts. Provided below is a description of the event: Do you advise donors with philanthropic goals?... [read post]
5 Apr 2014, 5:24 am by Alexis Rice
In his video welcome message to the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) 2014 Annual Conference, Executive Director Thomas J. Gentzel’s discusses the reshaping of NSBA as an organization and the strategic launch of the “Stand Up 4 Public Schools” national campaign earlier this spring. Gentzel describes the first General Session, where attendees will hear from globally recognized journalist and New York Times bestselling author Thomas Friedman, who will share his… [read post]
5 Apr 2014, 2:10 am by legalinformatics
Professor Dr. Douglas R. Rice of the University of Mississippi and Professor Dr. Christopher Zorn of Penn State University presented a paper entitled Corpus-Based Dictionaries for Sentiment Analysis of Specialized Vocabularies, at MPSA 2014: Midwest Political Science Association Conference, being held 3-6 April 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Here is the abstract of the paper: We present an unsupervised approach to building a context-specific sentiment analysis dictionary, and compare our method to… [read post]
5 Apr 2014, 2:00 am by legalinformatics
Professor Dr. Ian Kerr and Professor Carissima Mathen, both of the University of Ottawa, have posted the full text of their paper entitled Chief Justice John Roberts is a Robot, being presented this week at We Robot 2014, at the University of Miama in Coral Gables, Florida, USA. The paper has no abstract. By means of an extended thought experiment, the paper explores a number of issues in artificial intelligence and law, law via algorithm, modeling legal rules, and other topics in legal… [read post]