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The Shift: The legal industry is squarely in the crosshairs of political proceedings
Law firms and legal departments have faced increasing pressure from internal and external stakeholders over the past two years to take a stand on burning issues. Talent, clients and the public expect statements on everything, including hate crimes, voting rights, wars and human rights. But for businesses and law firms, the past few months have brought that conversation right into the legal sector, involving the rule of law, politics, jurisdictional differences and the dangers of operating a business in a polarized society. where the Supreme Court of the United States returned power to the States.