Legal Lately: Top legal news for the week ending March 21, 2014

Legal Lately is Robert Half Legal's weekly offering of essential legal news and trends that impact the field today. This week, read about how smart devices are a driving force in effective law practice, learn if copyright reform is coming soon, see a list of law schools with the highest earning graduates, and more.

  • Smartphones, tablets and notebook computers enable improved work product, information access, and provide a platform for legal professionals to be more effective. Read more. (
  • Is copyright reform in the music business forthcoming? The U.S. Copyright Office announces that it is studying the effectiveness of the music-licensing system.  (Corporate Counsel)
  • See the 2014 list of law schools whose graduates earned the biggest paychecks (Forbes)
  • 'Sue & Settle' Cases Under Fire - they're seen as a mode of regulation by stealth. (National Law Journal)
  • A federal judge ruled that Yahoo's system for auto-texting users when their email accounts have received a new message is not in violation of federal law. (The Legal Intelligencer)

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