"No generalization is wholly true--not even this one" - Judge Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Good morning all you Law Buffs and Calves,

"No generalization is wholly true--not even this one" (Judge Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.).

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The following are 10 interesting articles from the previous week. These articles were pulled from either the: ABA Newsletter, AALL Newsletter, vLex Newsletter, Law360, Law Practice Magazine Newsletter, LexisNexis’ Practical Guidance Newsletter, Bloomberglaw Filings of Note and/or Frontiers Newsletter. Enjoy!

“In a recently issued taxpayer-favorable opinion, the Texas Supreme Court overturned the court of appeals’ decision holding that the state’s performance-based sourcing statute for service receipts essentially looks to customer location. The Court, relying on the statute’s plain language, then affirmed the taxpayer’s methodology, which sourced its receipts to the location where the taxpayer’s performance...”

“The Squire Patton Boggs Foundation initially focused a fellowship on Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in September 2017 to help with community rebuilding and disaster relief. But as the post-hurricane situation stabilized in Puerto Rico, the foundation has broadened fellows' work to also include areas such as access to justice and the environment.”

“Prosecutors and criminal defense attorneys need to work collaboratively when reviewing wrongful convictions claims, according to a report with new national guidelines for post-conviction reviews released by the Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice.”

“Clarifies guidance on “in-person” business outreach by others on your behalf”

“It may be time for a new financial strategy—one that lets you enjoy the lifestyle you crave more affordably.”

“No matter what type of law you practice, there are always stressors and pressure points that only get bigger as the stakes get higher. With that in mind, we asked attorneys, wellness experts and other legal industry professionals for tips on how lawyers can take care of themselves and not get overwhelmed.”

“Three companies affiliated with conspiracy promoter Alex Jones are defending the legitimacy of their Texas Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings, saying they are commercial small businesses that play a "critical role" in his overall enterprise.”

Introduction: “Last year, in the continuing federal court litigation between now-shuttered legal research startup ROSS Intelligence and long-established legal research giant Thomson Reuters, ROSS upped the ante when it filed a counterclaim asserting that TR is violating federal antitrust law by maintaining monopolistic and anticompetitive control over the legal research market. Today, in a partial win for ROSS, the judge presiding over the case issued a memorandum opinion denying TR’s motion to dismiss a key aspect of that antitrust claim—that TR violated Section 2 of the Sherman Antitrust Act by unlawfully tying its search tool to its public law database in order to maintain its dominance in the overall market for legal search platforms.”