Critical Mass With's Ellen Bardash: An Insulin MDL Is Heading to New Jersey. Yellow Corp. Files for Bankruptcy Amid Employee Class Actions.

Welcome to Class Actions: Critical Mass, a weekly briefing for class action and mass tort attorneys. This week: The District of New Jersey is now home to 13 more cases over insulin price fixing, with a panel ruling handing the MDL to a federal judge already familiar with the subject. Yellow Corp. was hit with two WARN Act suits after laying … Read more

Journal of Free Speech Law: “Section 230 Won’t Protect ChatGPT,” by Prof. Matt Perault

The article is here; the Introduction: The emergence of products fueled by generative artificial intelligence (AI) such as ChatGPT will usher in a new era in the platform liability wars. Previous waves of new communication technologies—from websites and chat rooms to social media apps and video sharing services—have been shielded from legal liability for user-generated … Read more

No Surprises Act Update: Federal IDR Temporarily Suspended After Court Vacates Increased Administrative Fees and Rule for Batching Claims.

On August 3, 2023, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas once again ruled in favor of the Texas Medical Association[1] and vacated portions of the guidance related to (i) the administrative fee for the Independent Dispute Resolution (“IDR”) process created by the No Surprises Act (the “Act”) and (ii) the … Read more

Study Shows Psilocybin is Nonaddictive, Can Treat Addiction

Archaic laws are keeping psilocybin from being adapted for therapeutic use. Modern psychiatry is on the verge of a massive breakthrough in mental health treatment. One substance has been proven to have the ability to physically change neuropathways, in essence providing a brain reset to individuals suffering from treatment-resistant mood disorders. Contrary to popular belief, … Read more

Google Free courses: IoT; Machine Learning; Data Science; Computer Science

1. Introduction to Generative AI Introduction to Large Language Models Introduction to Responsible AI Introduction to Image Generation Encoder-Decoder Architecture Attention Mechanism Transformer Models and BERT Model Create Image Captioning Models Introduction to Generative AI Studio Machine Learning Crash Course Learn Python basics for data … Read more

With Acquisition Of Upper Sigma, Litera Poised to Provide Integrated Legal CRM and Experience Management

Legal technology company Litera today officially announced its acquisition of Upper Sigma, a London-based CRM and marketing platform for law firms that is built on the Salesforce CRM platform. Litera says that by integrating Upper Sigma with the firm intelligence platform Foundation, which it acquired in 2021, it will be able to offer the only … Read more

The morning read for Thursday, August 10

WHAT WE’RE READING By SCOTUSblog on Aug 10, 2023 at 10:21 am Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. Here’s the Thursday morning read: Recommended Citation: SCOTUSblog , The morning read for Thursday, August 10, SCOTUSblog (Aug. 10, 2023, 10:21 AM),

Before Investing In Crypto (Or Anything, Really) Run Your Adviser’s Name Through This SEC Website

Despite having written fairly extensively about cryptocurrency for years now, I still haven’t heard a very good argument about what the damn stuff is actually for. Probably the best use case that’s been described to me (other than as a medium of exchange for black market transactions) is that it’s digital gold. This sort of … Read more