Reba Kennedy – Reba Kennedy, Writer


San Antonio, Texas 78209, United States

Are Westlaw and Lexis Violating Lawyer Copyrights By Publishing Legal Briefs and Memoranda In Their Databases?

Is it silly or is it serious that two New York lawyers are pursuing actual and punitive damages from both West Publishing Company and LexisNexis for having the audacity of taking documents like briefs and legal memoranda,…more
| Constitutional Law, Intellectual Property, Law Practice Products & Services

Finding Photos and Images for Your Law Blog - Free and Fast.

Finding photos and images to use on your blog can be difficult, if you don't want to pay for them and you don't want to infringe on another's copyright. Here's how to find high quality photos and images to use on your blog…more
| Criminal Law, Family Law, Law Firm Marketing, Law Practice Products & Services, Personal Injury

Twitter Nuts n Bolts 4 Lawyers: a How-To Guide for Law Firms

Twitter Nuts n Bolts 4 Lawyers: A How-To Guide for Law Firms is a 10-step primer written especially for lawyers. In ten steps, attorneys and law firms can start using Twitter -- tweeting away, efficiently and effectively, in 15…more
| Law Firm Marketing, Law Practice Products & Services

Third Party Litigation Funding: Outside Investors Fund Litigation for a Piece of the Pie

Third party companies are opening their checkbooks to fund lawsuits purely as an investment? Yes. Third Party Litigation Funding has crossed over the pond. Attorneys in the United States appear to be following the trend set…more
| Business Organizations, Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies

Texas Death Row's Hank Skinner and the US Supreme Court - What About Post Conviction DNA Testing Under 42 USC ยง1983?

On Monday, May 24, 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the Petition for Writ of Certiorari filed by Texas Death Row Inmate Hank Skinner. It's a case to watch, because it means that the High Court will hear Skinner's argument…more
| Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law

Plagiarism: The Gerald Posner v Miami New Times Story

"Gerald Posner Hires Attorney Mark Lane in Legal Fight Against Miami New Times' Plagiarism Claims," reports MediaBistro/GalleyCat this week. Seems that Gerald Posner believes that he's got a case for damages against The Miami…more
| Business Torts, Communications & Media Law, Law Firm Marketing

Writing a Law Firm Blog (Blawg)? Remember Your Reader

Lawyers writing their own blog posts - or just contemplating starting a blog (or blawg) - need to think about who is really going to be reading their posts. It's been my experience that lawyers tend to think about post…more
| Law Firm Marketing

Google Book Search Settlement Remains in Limbo

Last fall, Google announced a revised book settlement had been reached between Google, Inc., the Authors Guild, and the Association of American Publishers. These parties collectively filed a revised settlement with the Clerk…more
| Intellectual Property, Law Firm Marketing

Attorneys Take Note: Yesterday's Reputation is Today's Personal Brand

The word "brand" isn't new to you. Brand names were there in your childhood, and you knew them. Barbie. Band-Aids. Kellogg's Frosted Flakes. Then, branding got bigger. There was the brand image versus the brand experience…more
| Law Firm Marketing
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