Posts Tagged: legal

11 Rules for Using Government Email

On Monday, the New York Times reported that Hillary Clinton may have violated federal records laws when she used her personal email to conduct all of her official State Department business during her four years as Secretary of State. Federal law states that certain emails written or received by federal employees become government records and… Read more »

Leveraging Quantitative Analytics in the Legal Profession

The longest-running television crime drama was “Law and Order,” hitting the airwaves for a consecutive twenty seasons. I would argue that the effectiveness of the series had a lot to do with the balance of airtime between the “law” and the “order” side of the criminal justice system. Therefore, as a continuation of my blog… Read more »

EPA & Social Media: What We’re Using, What We’re Thinking About

EPA leapt into the social media world in July 2007 with our first blog post. Ever since, we’ve been working to expand our options. That’s been greatly helped by the terms of service that GSA has negotiated on behalf of all federal agencies (most agreements contain clauses we can’t accept as federal agencies for various… Read more »

Secession, the U.S. Constitution, and the Consequences

It’s Not What You Think Since last weekend, the internet has been aflutter with news that many states have petitioned the White House for permission to secede from the union. No state has officially done any such thing. This is what’s going on. To date, there are forty-eight petitions asking President Obama to approve the… Read more »

Decrypting Open Government, Regulations.gov gets a Makeover and What Innovators DON’T say

Decrypting Open Government, Recovery.gov gets a Makeover and What Innovators DON’T say by GovLoop Insights So do you have an elevator pitch for your organization’s mission? Could you do it in one minute? Can you make strategy fun? Dave McClure, the associate administrator of GSA’s Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology, has created a… Read more »

Twitter goes to Court, Career Frameworks, SES Mobility and March Madness Brackets!

Twitter goes to Court, Career Tips from Frank Digiammarino, SES Mobility and March Madness Brackets! by GovLoop Insights Happy Tuesday… Happy Pi Day… yes, March 14… or 3.14… get it? And just so we all feel like we’re back in school again… Pi is is a mathematical constant that is the ratio of any Euclidean… Read more »

GovBytes: Could nationwide ban on texting/phone calls while driving be coming?

Most of us are guilty. I’ve done, you’ve probably done it. Yesterday, The National Transportation Safety Board made recommendations for a nationwide ban on the use of any electronic devices while driving, The recommendations came after a tragic highway accident last year in Gray Summit, Mo., in which two people were killed and 38 were… Read more »