The law does not always keep pace with reality. In the instance of deepfakes, it’s the law’s ability to keep pace with virtual reality that’s being called into question.
Former Attorney General Eric Holder told a gathering of 300 attorneys in Hartford that "America's longstanding democratic institutions are under assault by the Trump administration’s policies" and called on residents to come together to fight back. So reports The CT Mirror.
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Andrew Schmuhl was handed two life sentences, plus 98 years in prison, after committing a brutal home invasion. So reports The Washington Post.
The American Bar Association has amended Rule 8.4 of its Model Rules for Professional Conduct to prohibit “harmful verbal or physical conduct that manifests bias or prejudice toward others.” Louisville attorney and columnist Bridget Bush is calling foul, expressing concerns that the new rule is a violation of the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment. So reads a column in the Courier-Journal.
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