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How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 12

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Court releases October calendar

    Court releases October calendar
    The Supreme Court term that ended in late June may have lacked the high-profile cases found in many of the terms that preceded it, but the new term will have no shortage of blockbusters. Today the justices released the calendar for…
  • Jul 19

    Court hands each side a partial victory in dispute over scope of travel ban

    Court hands each side a partial victory in dispute over scope of travel ban
    On the same day that it scheduled oral argument in the dispute over President Donald Trump’s March 6 executive order, the Supreme Court turned down a request by the federal government to clarify exactly what it meant when it said that…
  • Jul 19

    Petitions of the day

    Petitions of the day
    The petitions of the day are: Correctional Medical Services, Inc. v. Glisson 16-1406 Issues: (1) Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit’s en banc majority opinion substantially departed from the Supreme…
Rank this Week: 11

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 19

    Expedited Appeals for Elder Abuse Case

    Expedited Appeals for Elder Abuse Case
    In January CCP 1294.4 took effect, titled Expedited Appeal Process for Claims Under the Elder and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act (Welf & Inst. Code sec. 15600 et seq.), requiring appeals from orders dismissing or denying a petition…
  • Jul 19

    "How I spent my summer vacation" (SCOTUS edition)

    "How I spent my summer vacation" (SCOTUS edition)
    What do SCOTUS justices do over the summer? See When it's Summertime, Justices Hit the Road and Speak Out, which reports:Kennedy teaches at McGeorge's program in Salzburg, AustriaCJ Roberts will teach at Victoria University of Wellington, New…
  • Jul 18

    Justice Liu co-authors Glass Ceiling report

    Justice Liu co-authors Glass Ceiling report
    The Recorder reports on the newly published study that Justice Goodwin Liu co-authored in Study: Asian-Americans Face Glass Ceiling in the Law, which begins:Asian-Americans have been the fastest-growing minority group in the legal profession…
Rank this Week: 545

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Jul 19

    Shkreli Jurors Finally Selected

    Shkreli Jurors Finally Selected
    While the title of the article below may be a little misleading (apparently I am not the only one who felt that way), the article is nonetheless a good read, especially if you want to know more about how the...
  • Jul 17

    Iowa SCT Makes it Easier to Challenge Non-Diverse Jury Pool

    Iowa SCT Makes it Easier to Challenge Non-Diverse Jury Pool
    The Iowa Supreme Court, in State v. Plain, recently made it a little easier for minorities to challenge the racial make-up of the jury pool. Instead of relying solely on the "absolute disparity test" to determine the jury pool…
  • Jul 17

    Latest Edition of the Jury-E Bulletin

    Latest Edition of the Jury-E Bulletin
    Did a Juror Lie in Voir Dire? The Supreme Court of North Dakota rendered an opinion in State v. Glick on July 12, 2017. Mr. Glick was charged with aggravated assault. During voir dire, the jurors were asked, "Is there...
Rank this Week: 185

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 449

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Jul 19

    Betty Dukes, Lead Plaintiff in Walmart Class Action, Die

    Betty Dukes, Lead Plaintiff in Walmart Class Action, Die
    Betty Dukes, the lead plaintiff in the historic class action Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., No. C-01-2252 (N.D. Calif.), has died at age 67. Although the lower courts granted and affirmed class certification in a gender- and race-based…
  • Jul 12

    Central States Law School Association (CSLSA) Annual Scholarship Conference

    Central States Law School Association (CSLSA) Annual Scholarship Conference
    An announcement from the CSLSA: Registration is Open for the CSLSA 2017 Conference Registration is now open for the Central States Law Schools Association 2017 Scholarship Conference, which will be held on Friday, October 6 and Saturday,…
  • Jul 10

    CFPB Issues Rule on Arbitration Agreement

    CFPB Issues Rule on Arbitration Agreement
    Today the Consumer Financial Protection Board issued its final rule on arbitration agreements. Here’s the full 775-page document (the text of the regulation itself begins at p.747). From the summary: First, the final rule prohibits covered…
Rank this Week: 474

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury. By Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 19

    Apple’s new ‘Do Not Disturb While Driving’ mode aims to keep drivers safe on the road

    Apple’s new ‘Do Not Disturb While Driving’ mode aims to keep drivers safe on the road
    CHICAGO (July 19, 2017) – Drivers know how dangerous distracted driving is, but we can all agree it is difficult to unplug and not look at our phones while driving. Luckily, Apple is rolling out new technology that could help... The…
  • Jul 17

    1 killed, 3 injured in fiery Alsip semi-truck crash

    1 killed, 3 injured in fiery Alsip semi-truck crash
    ALSIP, Ill. (July 17, 2017) – One person was killed and three others were injured after a crash involving a semi-truck on the Tri-State Tollway early Monday morning. The crash occurred around 4:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes near…
  • Jul 14

    Father and 2 children busted after boozy graduation party

    Father and 2 children busted after boozy graduation party
    NEW CANAAN, Conn. (July 14, 2017) – A Connecticut father and his two children are facing charges after hosting a boozy graduation party where a highly intoxicated underage teen suffered a minor head injury. FOX News reports the…
Rank this Week: 2390

Special Situations Law

Special Situations Law

By Norton Rose Fulbright. Covers shareholder activist and defence mandates, as well as complex reorganization transactions.

http://www.specialsituationslaw.com/
  • Jul 19

    Trends and Strategies for Companies Involved in M&A Transaction

    Trends and Strategies for Companies Involved in M&A Transaction
    In a report entitled “M&A Activism: A Special Report”[1] (the Report), the editor-in-chief of Activist Insight describes the types of companies most at risk of being targeted by shareholder demands, providing steps that can be…
  • Jul 10

    Fasten Your Seatbelts: Preparing for the Globalization of Hedge Fund Activist

    Fasten Your Seatbelts: Preparing for the Globalization of Hedge Fund Activist
    Activist hedge funds have grown up and gone global, reinforcing the need for companies of all shapes and sizes to plan ahead for the possibility of an attack. A recent article by Martin Lipton in the Harvard Law School Forum of Corporate…
  • Jul 4

    The drivers and consequences of settlement agreements in proxy fight

    The drivers and consequences of settlement agreements in proxy fight
    Activist interventions are being increasingly resolved by way of settlement agreements, with 3% of activist interventions in 2000 having resulted in a settlement agreement versus 16% in 2011.[1] In light of this emerging trend, the Columbia…
Rank this Week: 2564

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Varghese, Summersett & Smith, PLLC.

https://www.versustexas.com/blog/
  • Jul 19

    How and Why DWIs Are “Reduced” to Obstruction of Highway

    How and Why DWIs Are “Reduced” to Obstruction of Highway
    Almost everyone knows what a DWI charge is, but few are familiar with the offense of Obstruction of Highway. In rare circumstances, a DWI may be “reduced” to an Obstruction of Highway charge even though both are legally the same…
  • Jul 14

    Abuse of a Corpse | Fort Worth Criminal Defense Attorney

    Abuse of a Corpse | Fort Worth Criminal Defense Attorney
    Over the past decade, a number of “abuse of a corpse” cases in Texas have made headlines. Most notably in 2014, a husband and wife were arrested after eight decomposing bodies were found in their Fort Worth funeral home. They were…
  • Jul 13

    Is Bitcoin Illegal? The Criminal Consequences of Using Cryptocurrency

    Is Bitcoin Illegal? The Criminal Consequences of Using Cryptocurrency
    While most people don’t know how to purchase bitcoin, most people have heard of it. News stories abound about how the cryptocurrency’s anonymous nature makes it perfect for illegal activities. For instance, cybercriminals who…
Rank this Week: 2343

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Jul 19

    Is There a Right to a Home’s View?

    Is There a Right to a Home’s View?
    Your client bought a home with a beautiful view but has just learned that this view will soon be blocked. Do you know your client’s rights and how to protect them? Under English common law, views were well protected: Under the doctrine…
  • Jul 17

    4 Things Expert Witnesses Should Read Before Trial

    4 Things Expert Witnesses Should Read Before Trial
    In addition to the file materials used in preparing for deposition—and that should be reviewed again for trial—there are at least four types of written materials that every expert witness should carefully read and analyze before…
  • Jul 14

    Using Video to Brand Yourself and Connect with Client

    Using Video to Brand Yourself and Connect with Client
    The following is a guest blog post by Nicole Abboud, Esq.  Ms. Abboud is a Millennial speaker, former practicing attorney, producer and host of The Gen Why Lawyer Podcast, and founder at Abboud Media—a video branding and marketing…
Rank this Week: 833

Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

Addresses private equity, foreign investment in Canada, antitrust/competition, cross-border transactions, litigation, taxation, employment and intellectual property issues that affect deal-making. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.deallawwire.com/
  • Jul 19

    Canadian M&A activity at 10-year high due to oil-sands sell-off

    Canadian M&A activity at 10-year high due to oil-sands sell-off
    The value of Canadian M&A activity in the first half of 2017 was the highest in a decade, according to a recent report from Bloomberg. The approximately $132 billion in total transaction value is the highest since the first half of 2007,…
  • Jul 17

    Investment Canada Act update: new thresholds and national security in the new

    Investment Canada Act update: new thresholds and national security in the new
    Threshold now $1 billion As a result of recent amendments, most direct acquisitions of control of a Canadian company now only require prior approval of the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development under the Investment Canada…
  • Jul 13

    The importance of cybersecurity in the M&A due diligence proce

    The importance of cybersecurity in the M&A due diligence proce
    Given the increasing frequency of cybercrime and online security breaches, cybersecurity has moved to the forefront of importance when evaluating M&A prospects. Acquirors want to ensure that they are receiving the full value of what they…
Rank this Week: 530

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

Covers juries, trial consulting, trial skills and litigation advocacy. By Keene Trial Consulting.

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • Jul 19

    Simple Jury Persuasion: Combatting mistrust  in science [Part 2]

    Simple Jury Persuasion: Combatting mistrust  in science [Part 2]
    On July 10, 2017, we published the first part of this post on combatting mistrust in science. As we continued to read, we decided there was more for you to know about this topic so here’s a bit more information. We wanted to share a…
  • Jul 17

    Cross-examining shrinks, rural vs. urban America, pay & gender, black men & the police

    Cross-examining shrinks, rural vs. urban America, pay & gender, black men & the police
    Perhaps we should lower our standards on what sources are good for an entire blog post as these combination posts seem to increasingly inhabit our blog. We simply run across a lot of things that we want you to know about but we don’t…
  • Jul 12

    We speak in higher pitches to high status people to show submission 

    We speak in higher pitches to high status people to show submission 
    I was in graduate school in the early 1980s when Carol Gilligan’s book (In a Different Voice) came out and we thought we were quite amusing when we always voiced the title in a high-pitched tone. Thirty-five years later, we have…
Rank this Week: 793

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

Covers legal developments for civil litigators in Minnesota. By Seth Leventhal.

http://www.leventhalpllc.com/news-commentary/
  • Jul 19

    Millions of Dollars Spent Litigating a Dispute Over Eight Years, All for Nothing.

    Millions of Dollars Spent Litigating a Dispute Over Eight Years, All for Nothing.
    Update #6 (July 19, 2017): The lawsuit, described below, has to be one of the most dramatic reversals and one of the greatest failures of our legal system we have ever seen. After litigating a case for years, Plaintiff Great Lakes Gas…
  • Jul 17

    Purple Pain

    Purple Pain
    Lawyers acting for the personal representative of Prince (whom we will call “Prince’s lawyers” for convenience) have their sights on Mr. George Ian Boxill, a mixing and recording engineer, who allegedly had five unpublished…
  • Jul 14

    MN Supreme Court to Consider Key Tie-Breaker Rule in Contract Interpretation

    MN Supreme Court to Consider Key Tie-Breaker Rule in Contract Interpretation
    Update (July 14, 2017): The Minnesota Supreme Court has granted plaintiff Staffing Specifix’s petition for review, in part (in connection with the case discussed previously (below)). (Linked here is the petition and linked here is the…
Rank this Week: 252

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Jul 19

    Disruptive Platform

    Disruptive Platform
    Orly Lobel, The Law of the Platform, 101 Minn. L. Rev. 87 (2016), available at SSRN. Margot Kaminski Until recently, the law of the online platform involved intermediary liability for online content and safe harbors like CDA §230 or DMCA…
  • Jul 18

    Secrets and Lies in the History of US Adjudication

    Secrets and Lies in the History of US Adjudication
    Amalia Kessler, The Invention of American Exceptionalism: The Origins of American Adversarial Legal Culture, 1800-1877 (2017). Alexandra D. Lahav Amalia Kessler’s book, The Invention of American Exceptionalism, is a rich history of…
  • Jul 17

    The Causes of Punitivene

    The Causes of Punitivene
    James Forman Jr., Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America (2017). Christopher Slobogin Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America is a look at the recent history of African-American attitudes toward…
Rank this Week: 198

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 104

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Jul 19

    ‘The Lawyer, the Addict’ is NY Times’ Most Emailed Article This Week

    ‘The Lawyer, the Addict’ is NY Times’ Most Emailed Article This Week
    Eilene Zimmerman’s moving article in the NY Times this weekend about the death of her attorney ex-husband is receiving a lot of attention. Please don’t rely on my description of the article. If you haven’t already read it,…
  • Jul 17

    Study Confirms Plaintiffs Win Less Than They Used To

    Study Confirms Plaintiffs Win Less Than They Used To
    An interesting article recently hit the presses: The Curious Incident of the Falling Win Rate, by Alexander Lahav and Peter Siegleman. Here is the Article. The study is based on federal court results nationwide for 1980 to 2010. It opens:…
  • Jul 12

    Bar Convention Week

    Bar Convention Week
    It’s Bar Convention week–probably the slowest non-Holidays week of the year for Mississippi lawyers. Even attorneys who don’t attend the Bar Convention often schedule vacations this week. On Friday morning, I will be…
Rank this Week: 199

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 3621

CVN Legal News

CVN Legal News

Provides news stories, analysis, and video clips on major state-law, civil trials throughout the nation.

http://www.cvn.com/news
Rank this Week: 2566

Percipient E-Discovery Blog

Percipient E-Discovery Blog

A blog about e-discovery, technology and other related matters of interest.

https://percipient.co/blog
  • Jul 18

    Federal Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program Cheatsheet (Infographic)

    Federal Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program Cheatsheet (Infographic)
    In what might be a harbinger for other federal courts, The Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program (MIDP) is being tested by some federal judges in the Northern District of Illinois and the Arizona District Court. The United States Judicial…
  • Jul 10

    Attorney-Client Privilege Covers Discovery From In-House Litigation Support Staff

    Attorney-Client Privilege Covers Discovery From In-House Litigation Support Staff
    Communications between lawyers and outside litigation consultants, such as e-discovery vendors, are largely protected by the attorney work product doctrine and the attorney-client privilege. Similarly, knowledge possessed by in-house…
  • May 30

    Civil Discovery in Federal Court– Hello Rocket Docket?

    Civil Discovery in Federal Court– Hello Rocket Docket?
    If you handle civil cases before federal courts, the United States Judicial Conference may have pushed the fast forward button on your discovery. Last fall, it approved a pilot program requiring mandatory, expedited disclosure and production…
Rank this Week: 3007

Business Litigation Info

Business Litigation Info

Covers business litigation, intellectual property, data security, and advertising and media. By Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L.

http://www.ficlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 18

    July 2017 Website Newsletter

    July 2017 Website Newsletter
    Erin Rhinehart and Christopher Hollon recently secured a $15,000 settlement on behalf of Cox Media Group Ohio, Inc. in an Ohio Open Meetings Act case brought against the Board of Education of Triad Local School District in Champaign County,…
  • Jul 17

    Faruki Welcomes Back Katie Miltner

    Faruki Welcomes Back Katie Miltner
    Katie Miltner, a business litigation attorney, rejoined the Faruki Ireland Cox Rhinehart & Dusing team. Miltner’s practice focuses on business litigation matters, such as breach of contract, employment, antitrust, intellectual…
  • Jul 14

    Next LGBT Court Battle Heating Up

    Next LGBT Court Battle Heating Up
    The First Amendment Defense Act (“FADA”) first caught media attention in 2013. The enthusiasm of the legislation’s proponents, however, quickly fizzled following President Obama’s veto. Now, four years later,…
Rank this Week: 1389

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 4949

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

Covers Daubert, expert witness marketing, and expert witness testimony. By JurisPro Expert Witness Directory.

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness Excluded in Products Liability Case

    Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness Excluded in Products Liability Case
    Plaintiff filed a products liability lawsuit against the manufacturer and installer of an Advanced Electronic Vehicle Interface Technology driving system.  The plaintiff hired a mechanical engineering expert witness to assist…
  • Jul 5

    Four Experts, Including a Risk Management Witness, Allowed

    Four Experts, Including a Risk Management Witness, Allowed
    Plaintiff filed suit over an excavation related to a construction project.  One company, DBM hired four experts to testify on their behalf.  Motions were filed to exclude these experts.  The motions were denied. Facts: This…
  • Jul 3

    Architecture Expert Witness Allowed in Part

    Architecture Expert Witness Allowed in Part
    Plaintiff sued defendant for allegedly copying their residential home design plans.  The defendant hired an architecture expert witness and the plaintiff filed a motion to exclude.  The court denied the motion in part and…
Rank this Week: 1259

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Jul 18

    $3 Million Dollar Verdict Vacated Due to Defective Verdict Form

    $3 Million Dollar Verdict Vacated Due to Defective Verdict Form
    In Stockton v. Ford Motor Co., No. W2016-01175-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. May 12, 2017), the  Court of Appeals vacated a jury verdict in a Tennessee products liability case due to a defective jury verdict form. Plaintiff was the wife of…
  • Jul 17

    No HIPAA Form Required in Single Defendant Medical Negligence Case

    No HIPAA Form Required in Single Defendant Medical Negligence Case
    In an important turn in medical malpractice (now know as health care liability) law, the Tennessee Supreme Court has held that “a prospective plaintiff who provides pre-suit notice to one potential defendant is not required under…
  • Jul 12

    Slander Subject to Six-Month Statute of Limitation

    Slander Subject to Six-Month Statute of Limitation
    In Vaughn v. Methodist Hospital Staff & Administration, No. W2016-00422-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. May 8, 2017), the Tennessee Court of Appeals affirmed dismissal of a slander claim due to the six-month statute of limitations. Plaintiff,…
Rank this Week: 174

Appellate Advocacy Blog

Appellate Advocacy Blog

Edited by David R. Cleveland, Kendall D. Isaac, Tonya Kowalski, Elizabeth Berenguer Megale and Randall L. Hodgkinson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/appellate_advocacy/
  • Jul 18

    #TwitterTuesday--Utah

    #TwitterTuesday--Utah
    Looking to follow appellate law in Utah? Here are a few Twitter accounts to follow: Ken Reich (@LexUtah) is a Salt Lake City practitioner. He tweets on a variety of issues, including decisions of the Utah Supreme Court. His primary...
  • Jul 17

    Should SCOTUS Justices Have a Mandatory Retirement Age?

    Should SCOTUS Justices Have a Mandatory Retirement Age?
    According to Law360, Seventh Circuit Judge Richard Posner (age 78), advocated for mandatory judicial retirement ages in a recent interview published by Slate. Judge Posner suggested setting the retirement age at around 80 years old, saying…
  • Jul 11

    #TwitterTuesday--Nevada

    #TwitterTuesday--Nevada
    In keeping with my west coast focus, today's #TwitterTuesday features Twitter accounts to follow out of the great state of Nevada. Jordan T. Smith (@NevadaAppellate)--According to his profile, Jordan Smith is an appellate litigator in Nevada.…
Rank this Week: 966

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
  • Jul 18

    The Great Leveler: Coburn & Greenbaum on Ediscovery in the Cloud

    The Great Leveler: Coburn & Greenbaum on Ediscovery in the Cloud
    Some firms bring an army to litigation, other a platoon. Smaller firms rely on strategy, experience and skill to win the day against larger opponents. But how can they compete against Big Law firms in ediscovery? The rapid growth of ESI seems…
  • Jul 11

    Reviewing Foreign Language in Ediscovery

    Reviewing Foreign Language in Ediscovery
    Today’s post is all about the real-world application of machine translation. Our guest contributor, Joshua Gilliland, Esq. of Bow Tie Law, shares his experience reviewing foreign language in ediscovery. The first foreign language…
  • Jul 5

    SuperConference 2017 and the Modern Technology Driving Ediscovery

    SuperConference 2017 and the Modern Technology Driving Ediscovery
    Everlaw had the opportunity to attend ALM’s 17th Annual SuperConference two weeks ago in Chicago, and we enjoyed meeting and learning alongside our corporate counsel colleagues. Lisa Ross, an experienced litigator and…
Rank this Week: 3075

Everlaw Blog

Everlaw Blog

Explores litigation and ediscovery technology - as well as its context in the broader legal space.

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Jul 18

    The Great Leveler: Coburn & Greenbaum on Ediscovery in the Cloud

    The Great Leveler: Coburn & Greenbaum on Ediscovery in the Cloud
    Some firms bring an army to litigation, other a platoon. Smaller firms rely on strategy, experience and skill to win the day against larger opponents. But how can they compete against Big Law firms in ediscovery? The rapid growth of ESI seems…
  • Jul 11

    Reviewing Foreign Language in Ediscovery

    Reviewing Foreign Language in Ediscovery
    Today’s post is all about the real-world application of machine translation. Our guest contributor, Joshua Gilliland, Esq. of Bow Tie Law, shares his experience reviewing foreign language in ediscovery. The first foreign language…
  • Jul 5

    SuperConference 2017 and the Modern Technology Driving Ediscovery

    SuperConference 2017 and the Modern Technology Driving Ediscovery
    Everlaw had the opportunity to attend ALM’s 17th Annual SuperConference two weeks ago in Chicago, and we enjoyed meeting and learning alongside our corporate counsel colleagues. Lisa Ross, an experienced litigator and…
Rank this Week: 2250

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Covers legal technology used in litigation and eDiscovery, especially on the plaintiff's side.

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Jul 18

    The Great Leveler: Coburn & Greenbaum on Ediscovery in the Cloud

    The Great Leveler: Coburn & Greenbaum on Ediscovery in the Cloud
    Some firms bring an army to litigation, other a platoon. Smaller firms rely on strategy, experience and skill to win the day against larger opponents. But how can they compete against Big Law firms in ediscovery? The rapid growth of ESI seems…
  • Jul 11

    Reviewing Foreign Language in Ediscovery

    Reviewing Foreign Language in Ediscovery
    Today’s post is all about the real-world application of machine translation. Our guest contributor, Joshua Gilliland, Esq. of Bow Tie Law, shares his experience reviewing foreign language in ediscovery. The first foreign language…
  • Jul 5

    SuperConference 2017 and the Modern Technology Driving Ediscovery

    SuperConference 2017 and the Modern Technology Driving Ediscovery
    Everlaw had the opportunity to attend ALM’s 17th Annual SuperConference two weeks ago in Chicago, and we enjoyed meeting and learning alongside our corporate counsel colleagues. Lisa Ross, an experienced litigator and…
Rank this Week: 3087

The Expert Institute Blog

The Expert Institute Blog

Covers legal and financial issues related to expert witnesses.

http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/blog/
  • Jul 18

    How to Qualify an Expert Witness: A Sample Voir Dire

    How to Qualify an Expert Witness: A Sample Voir Dire
    Expert witnesses are necessary to establish testimony of specialized knowledge that a lay person cannot establish in a... Read More The post How to Qualify an Expert Witness: A Sample Voir Dire appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • Jul 17

    What to Wear to Court: A Guide for Expert Witnesse

    What to Wear to Court: A Guide for Expert Witnesse
    So you’ve been retained as an expert witness on a case, you have consulted with the attorney, reviewed... Read More The post What to Wear to Court: A Guide for Expert Witnesses appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • Jul 13

    Deciphering the Code of Nursing Credentials to Select your Best Expert

    Deciphering the Code of Nursing Credentials to Select your Best Expert
    One of the first questions I am asked by attorneys as an expert witness is, “what do all... Read More The post Deciphering the Code of Nursing Credentials to Select your Best Expert appeared first on The Expert Institute.
Rank this Week: 1495

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 1162

South Florida Trial Practice

South Florida Trial Practice

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://southfloridatrial.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 17

    Medical Marijuana Dispensary New

    Medical Marijuana Dispensary New
    Please see my latest update, over on Fox’s In the Weeds, listing all the news on medical marijuana dispensaries and whether and how Florida cities and municipalities are embracing them or shunning them. __________ Dori K.…
  • Jul 12

    Local Control Over Medical Marijuana Retail Locations?

    Local Control Over Medical Marijuana Retail Locations?
    Please see my update, over on Fox’s In the Weeds, regarding whether Florida cities and municipalities can exert local control over the location of medical marijuana dispensaries. __________ Dori K. Stibolt is a partner…
  • Jul 7

    Debate Over the Smoking of Medical Marijuana Escalates to Litigation

    Debate Over the Smoking of Medical Marijuana Escalates to Litigation
    Please see my post, over on Fox’s In the Weeds, regarding litigation over the Florida Legislature’s failure to include or permit smoking of medical marijuana in the recently passed legislation implementing Amendment 2.…
Rank this Week: 2479

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1937

Litigation PostScript

Litigation PostScript

Provides information and practical tips on legal persuasion spanning pretrial and trial phases, for jury, bench and arbitration settings. By Persuasion Strategies.

http://www.litigationps.com/litigation_postscript_per/
  • Jul 17

    Treat Your Social Profile Like Your Public Profile

    Treat Your Social Profile Like Your Public Profile
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: "Careful what you email" has become a pretty important consideration in Washington lately, and not just for the politicians. This past week, Marc Kasowitz, President Trump's longtime personal attorney found…
  • Jul 13

    Be Prepared to Explain Your Strike

    Be Prepared to Explain Your Strike
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Once, as I sat in a courtroom getting prepared to assist in picking a jury, the lawyer I was working with leaned over to say, "Make sure you have some reasons for strikes written down that we would be able to show…
  • Jul 10

    Drop Pitch for Greater Power

    Drop Pitch for Greater Power
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Imagine that you're housebreaking a puppy. After the inevitable 'accident,' and in order to enforce the rules of the house, you address her using your best lowered and ominous voice: "Daisy, what do you do?"…
Rank this Week: 4775

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
  • Jul 17

    Top 10 Mistakes Employers Make With Non-Compete Agreement

    Top 10 Mistakes Employers Make With Non-Compete Agreement
    While helping hundreds of companies to enforce their non-compete agreements and advising many employees on how to get out of them, I noticed that most companies make the same mistakes when it comes to drafting and enforcing their non-compete…
  • Jul 11

    Employees’ Unauthorized Copying of Electronic Files is Not Theft in Texa

    Employees’ Unauthorized Copying of Electronic Files is Not Theft in Texa
    Before pleading a Texas Theft Liability Act claim against an employee for stealing the company's data, information, documents, or other property, the company should make sure that there is at least some evidence of the employee's intent to…
  • Jul 5

    Enforcing Non-Compete Agreements in Arbitration in Texa

    Enforcing Non-Compete Agreements in Arbitration in Texa
    While an arbitration may generally provide a faster, cheaper, and more confidential route for resolving a noncompete dispute than litigation, it can be an inferior process when it comes to obtaining a temporary injunction in a situation where…
Rank this Week: 2809

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 216

e-Lessons Learned

e-Lessons Learned

Covers e-discovery issues by focusing on mistakes made by counsel, employers and employees.

http://ellblog.com
  • Jul 15

    IRS is 0-2 in a Battle Against Technology Assisted Review

    IRS is 0-2 in a Battle Against Technology Assisted Review
    Author: Stephen Daniels   Case Citation: Dynamo Holdings v. Comm’r of Internal Revenue, Docket No. 2685-11, 8393-12 (T.C. July 13, 2016).   eLesson Learned: Judicial bodies are trending towards acceptance of…
  • Jun 15

    How May The Court Infer Bad Faith Regarding Discovery Compliance?

    How May The Court Infer Bad Faith Regarding Discovery Compliance?
    Author: Eli Crozier Case Citation: Fulton v. Livingston Fin. LLC, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 96825 (W.D. Wash. July 25, 2016). Employee/Personnel/Employer implicated:   Defense counsel / Hinshaw and Culbertson eLesson…
  • Dec 21

    Can you be Compensated for Converting e-Discovery Files?

    Can you be Compensated for Converting e-Discovery Files?
    In Bagwe v. Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., the Indian-born Plaintiff sued her former employer under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, alleging that she had been fired because of her national origin and race.  The United…
Rank this Week: 4658

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Jul 14

    Age Discrimination Alleged Against AT&T In New Lawsuit

    Age Discrimination Alleged Against AT&T In New Lawsuit
    Years of highly contested, and well-publicized, litigation have made employers aware of the dangers of discriminating against workers based on gender, sexual orientation, race and religion. It’s not unusual for company executives to…
  • Jul 7

    CenturyLink Faces Multi-Billion Dollar Class Action Lawsuit

    CenturyLink Faces Multi-Billion Dollar Class Action Lawsuit
    Telecom giant CenturyLink is now a defendant in a potentially massive class action lawsuit in which total damages could amount to between $600 million and $12 billion if the claim is successful. Legal analysts say that CenturyLink customers…
  • Jun 30

    Happy 4th of July

    Happy 4th of July
    The team at Sylvester, Oppenheim & Linde and http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com wish all of our Clients, friends, business associates and blog readers a very safe and extremely fun 4th of July Holiday!
Rank this Week: 464

This Week's Florida Appeals Court…

This Week's Florida Appeals Court Decisions

Provides a summary of selected civil and criminal cases. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/florida-appeals-court-decisions/
Rank this Week: 2514

Electronic Discovery Law

Electronic Discovery Law

Covers legal issues, news and best practices relating to the discovery of electronically stored information. By K&L Gates.

http://www.ediscoverylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 838

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

Covers the defense of accessibility claims under the ADA and FHA. By Richard Hunt.

http://accessdefense.com
  • Jul 14

    Science v. HUD – science and business are the losers.

    Science v. HUD – science and business are the losers.
    Anyone reading the news, or at least the disability news, understands that so called emotional support animals for persons with mental disabilities are a big deal. The number of HUD complaints based on refusals to allow ESA’s is…
  • Jul 3

    Getting real – a step in the right direction for ADA claim

    Getting real – a step in the right direction for ADA claim
    The usual elements of a complaint filed under the FHA and ADA are: A lengthy and unnecessary recital of the legislative history of the law, including all kinds of statements about the historical oppression of those with disabilities, A…
  • Jun 16

    Hello Amazon, and welcome to the world of ADA litigation.

    Hello Amazon, and welcome to the world of ADA litigation.
    The major news outlets seem to have overlooked the most interesting aspect (to me) of Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods; that is, Amazon’s leap into the world of serial ADA filers and controversy over internet accessibility.…
Rank this Week: 1662

Litigation Consulting Report

Litigation Consulting Report

Covers trial presentation theory, trial graphics designs, trial technician recommendations and jury research methodologies. By A2L Consulting.

http://www.a2lc.com/blog/
  • Jul 14

    How to Use the Principles of Advice-Giving to Convince a Jury

    How to Use the Principles of Advice-Giving to Convince a Jury
    Many of us find ourselves, from time to time, in the position of having to give advice to friends and acquaintances. In those circumstances, it’s simply human nature that the person who is seeking the advice is frequently more than a…
  • Jul 11

    The Team With the Most Demonstratives Doesn’t Necessarily Win

    The Team With the Most Demonstratives Doesn’t Necessarily Win
    I noticed a recent article describing how judges react to PowerPoint and to the sometimes excessive number of demonstrative exhibits presented to them. It resonated with me. The article describes a panel discussion among judges…
  • Jun 26

    3 Lessons That Trial Lawyers Can Learn From a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author

    3 Lessons That Trial Lawyers Can Learn From a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author
    by Tony KlapperManaging Director, Litigation ConsultingA2L Consulting Lately, I’ve been reading journalist Thomas Friedman’s current book, Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in an Age of…
Rank this Week: 1197

Dispute Resolution in Germany

Dispute Resolution in Germany

Covers litigation, arbitration and mediation in Germany. By Peter Bert.

http://www.disputeresolutiongermany.com/
Rank this Week: 4451

Class Action Blog

Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation in the Southeast and class action arbitrations nationally. By Carlton Fields.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 467

Delaware Trial Practice Blog

Delaware Trial Practice Blog

Covers the Delaware state courts. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawaretrialpractice.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 13

    Superior Court Amends Civil Rule 107 Regarding Brief

    Superior Court Amends Civil Rule 107 Regarding Brief
    The Superior Court recently announced amendments to Superior Court Civil Rule 107 regarding briefs.  The amendments include changes to Rule 107(b) and (h), as well as the adoption of Rule 107(j) and Form 48. Of note, the amendment to…
  • Jul 6

    The Examination Of A Child In A Protection From Abuse Hearing

    The Examination Of A Child In A Protection From Abuse Hearing
    Governor John Carney recently signed House Bill 141 into law.  The Bill amends Section 1042 of Title 10 of the Delaware Code regarding protection from abuse proceedings by creating a new subsection (f). …
  • Jun 6

    Supreme Court Addresses The Application Of A Rebuttable Presumption

    Supreme Court Addresses The Application Of A Rebuttable Presumption
    The Sex Offenders Act is found in Chapter 7A of Title 13 of the Delaware Code.  Section 724A of the Sex Offenders Act imposes a rebuttable presumption “that no sex offender shall be awarded sole or joint custody of any child,…
Rank this Week: 2941

ClassActionBlawg.com

ClassActionBlawg.com

Features class action news, commentary, and analysis. By Paul Karlsgodt.

http://classactionblawg.com
Rank this Week: 4172

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

Covers topics related to civil litigation. By Maxwell S. Kennerly.

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Jul 12

    A Plaintiff’s Guide To Fed.R.Civ.P. 26 Discovery Proportionality

    A Plaintiff’s Guide To Fed.R.Civ.P. 26 Discovery Proportionality
        Civil litigators often spend more time in discovery disputes than in trials. Few plaintiffs or defendants are keen on spending time in a deposition, collecting documents, or handing over to their opponent evidence that could be…
  • Jun 25

    Daubert In Product Liability Cases: Mid-2017 Update

    Daubert In Product Liability Cases: Mid-2017 Update
      I’ve written about the Supreme Court’s Daubert opinion many times before, tagging it with the label “junk science.” The phrase “junk science” never actually appeared in Daubert, but rooting it out…
  • Jun 1

    Free Speech And Trump Tweets: When Twitter Is A Limited Public Forum

    Free Speech And Trump Tweets: When Twitter Is A Limited Public Forum
          While in the White House, Donald Trump’s personal twitter timeline, @realDonaldTrump, remains a key method by which he communicates with the public. He uses it to conduct foreign policy, to urge specific action by…
Rank this Week: 324