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How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Mar 29

    "The Standard Fare of Judges: What Happens When the Judiciary Does What It Always Does."

    "The Standard Fare of Judges: What Happens When the Judiciary Does What It Always Does."
    "The Standard Fare of Judges: What Happens When the Judiciary Does What It Always Does." Daniel Deacon and Leah Litman have this post at the "Take Care" blog.
  • Mar 29

    "New Mexico student loses free speech appeal over anti-lesbian essay"

    "New Mexico student loses free speech appeal over anti-lesbian essay"
    "New Mexico student loses free speech appeal over anti-lesbian essay": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report on a ruling that a unanimous two-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit issued yesterday. U.S. Supreme…
  • Mar 29

    Access today's ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in an argued case

    Access today's ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in an argued case
    Access today's ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in an argued case: Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. delivered the opinion of the Court in Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman, No. 15-1391. Justice Stephen G. Breyer issued an opinion…
Rank this Week: 17

Alabama Litigation Review

Alabama Litigation Review

Covers business litigation, civil procedure, personal injury and punitive damages. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamalitigationreview.com
  • Mar 29

    Federal Court Invokana Injury Claims Continue To Advance

    Federal Court Invokana Injury Claims Continue To Advance
    Last fall, we asked the question on our other blog — Will Invokana Injury Cases Be Centralized? At that time, a growing number of injured patients had filed lawsuits in Federal Courts. Our firm has been investigating potential Invokana…
  • Mar 22

    Injury Cases Involving Atrium C-Qur Hernia Mesh Continue To Progre

    Injury Cases Involving Atrium C-Qur Hernia Mesh Continue To Progre
    At the Blackwell Law Firm website we have a section called Hot Topics. That section provides news and research related to current legal issues. Many of these issues involve injury from bad drugs or dangerous medical devices. Among those…
  • Mar 2

    Does The Drug Abilify Cause Compulsive Behaviors?

    Does The Drug Abilify Cause Compulsive Behaviors?
    It’s difficult to believe. Like many people, I had serious doubts. Very serious doubts. Can a drug really cause compulsive behaviors like uncontrollable gambling? Many Abilify victims suffered the doubts of family and friends. Yet, new…
Rank this Week: 3138

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
  • Mar 29

    Tips for Drafting an Understandable Trust

    Tips for Drafting an Understandable Trust
    The purpose of a trust document is to convey information to its intended audience. But that audience is typically a very disparate group in terms of its education in general and its knowledge of trusts and taxes in particular. How can you…
  • Mar 27

    Should You Discuss Damages During Opening and Closing?

    Should You Discuss Damages During Opening and Closing?
    Whether and how you discuss damages in your opening statement and closing argument is a strategic consideration. A plaintiff discussing damages in the opening may turn jurors off, but not doing so can be a tactical mistake. Defendants usually…
  • Mar 24

    Would an “Insured” by Any Other Name Be as Covered?

    Would an “Insured” by Any Other Name Be as Covered?
    Automobile liability policies provide coverage both to “named insureds” and “insureds.” Do you understand the coverage consequences of this distinction? When representing an insured in a car accident case, you need to…
Rank this Week: 2050

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    Petitions to watch | Conference of March 31

    Petitions to watch | Conference of March 31
    In its conference of March 31, 2017, the court will consider petitions involving issues such as whether the Alien Tort Statute categorically forecloses corporate liability; whether applying Colorado’s public accommodations law…
  • Mar 29

    Live blog of opinions (Update: Completed)

    Live blog of opinions (Update: Completed)
    We live-blogged this morning as the court released opinions. The transcript is available at this link. The post Live blog of opinions (Update: Completed) appeared first on SCOTUSblog.
  • Mar 29

    Wednesday round-up

    Wednesday round-up
    Today the court will hear oral argument in two cases. First up is Turner v. United States, which involves the scope of the prosecution’s duty to disclose exculpatory evidence under the Brady rule. Amy Howe previewed the case…
Rank this Week: 26

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 263

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Covers lawsuit funding. By Lawsuit Financial Corp.

http://www.lawsuitfinanceblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    Lawsuit Funding Prevents Corporate Defense Attorneys from Forcing Plaintiffs to Settle Prematurely

    Lawsuit Funding Prevents Corporate Defense Attorneys from Forcing Plaintiffs to Settle Prematurely
    Serious injuries that come with a tractor trailer accident are life-changing. Many victims suffer fatal or life-long debilitating injuries. Others are unable to work for months or years following the accident. Commercial trucking companies…
  • Mar 28

    Patient Alleges Medical Devise Used in Hip Surgery was Dangerou

    Patient Alleges Medical Devise Used in Hip Surgery was Dangerou
    Medical devices can save and improve lives, but not all of them are tested properly before they hit the market. Some have caused injury even death, as a result. One of the most common medical devices that have led to serious injuries is…
  • Mar 23

    Family Claims Medical Malpractice Resulted in Relative’s Death

    Family Claims Medical Malpractice Resulted in Relative’s Death
    Medical malpractice cases are hard fought, difficult cases that can take years to resolve. If victims require litigation funding, it is important to know that Lawsuit Financial Corporation is one of the few legal funding companies that…
Rank this Week: 1082

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

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

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Mar 29

    Strategic Document Review: From Issue Coding to Privilege Log

    Strategic Document Review: From Issue Coding to Privilege Log
    Strategy is key to finding relevant and responsive discovery to requests for production. In the case of FlowRider Surf, Ltd. v. Pac. Surf Designs, Inc., the Defendant brought a motion to compel production of documents for all search term…
  • Mar 9

    The Hound of the Boilerplate Objection

    The Hound of the Boilerplate Objection
    Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck is one of the leading judges on ediscovery and a longtime Sherlock Holmes fan. Judge Peck’s opinion in the trademark and copyright case Fischer v. Forrest is a study in scarlet for those who make boilerplate…
  • Mar 8

    Everlaw Celebrates International Women’s Day

    Everlaw Celebrates International Women’s Day
    We call her The Hawke. And in honor of International Women’s Day, today we celebrate her achievements. Lisa Hawke, our Director of Policy and Compliance, is one of the most considerate people you’ll ever meet, even when strictly…
Rank this Week: 4806

Everlaw Blog

Everlaw Blog

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

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Mar 29

    Strategic Document Review: From Issue Coding to Privilege Log

    Strategic Document Review: From Issue Coding to Privilege Log
    Strategy is key to finding relevant and responsive discovery to requests for production. In the case of FlowRider Surf, Ltd. v. Pac. Surf Designs, Inc., the Defendant brought a motion to compel production of documents for all search term…
  • Mar 9

    The Hound of the Boilerplate Objection

    The Hound of the Boilerplate Objection
    Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck is one of the leading judges on ediscovery and a longtime Sherlock Holmes fan. Judge Peck’s opinion in the trademark and copyright case Fischer v. Forrest is a study in scarlet for those who make boilerplate…
  • Mar 8

    Everlaw Celebrates International Women’s Day

    Everlaw Celebrates International Women’s Day
    We call her The Hawke. And in honor of International Women’s Day, today we celebrate her achievements. Lisa Hawke, our Director of Policy and Compliance, is one of the most considerate people you’ll ever meet, even when strictly…
Rank this Week: 5150

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
  • Mar 29

    Strategic Document Review: From Issue Coding to Privilege Log

    Strategic Document Review: From Issue Coding to Privilege Log
    Strategy is key to finding relevant and responsive discovery to requests for production. In the case of FlowRider Surf, Ltd. v. Pac. Surf Designs, Inc., the Defendant brought a motion to compel production of documents for all search term…
  • Mar 9

    The Hound of the Boilerplate Objection

    The Hound of the Boilerplate Objection
    Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck is one of the leading judges on ediscovery and a longtime Sherlock Holmes fan. Judge Peck’s opinion in the trademark and copyright case Fischer v. Forrest is a study in scarlet for those who make boilerplate…
  • Mar 8

    Everlaw Celebrates International Women’s Day

    Everlaw Celebrates International Women’s Day
    We call her The Hawke. And in honor of International Women’s Day, today we celebrate her achievements. Lisa Hawke, our Director of Policy and Compliance, is one of the most considerate people you’ll ever meet, even when strictly…
Rank this Week: 4827

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Mar 29

    Attorney’s Fees Denied After Early §101 Invalidity Decision

    Attorney’s Fees Denied After Early §101 Invalidity Decision
    O2 Media, LLC v. Narrative Science Inc., No. 15 C 5129, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jan. 3, 2017) (Tharp, J.). Judge Tharp denied prevailing defendant Narrative Science’s 35 U.S.C. §285 motion to make exceptional and for attorney’s…
  • Mar 27

    Understand Your District Court Before Going to the PTAB

    Understand Your District Court Before Going to the PTAB
    A PTAB proceeding, such as an Inter Partes Review (“IPR”), Covered Business Method Review (“CBM”) or Post-Grant Review (“PGR”) is a powerful defensive strategy because of speed and cost. The business…
  • Mar 24

    Patent Cases Up Significantly in the Northern District of Illinoi

    Patent Cases Up Significantly in the Northern District of Illinoi
    While the rest of the country saw a year-over-year drop in patent cases during 2016, the Northern District saw an increase. According to the excellent data from Docket Navigator, the Northern District’s share of patent cases nearly…
Rank this Week: 112

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Mar 29

    HCLA (Medical Malpractice) Claim Dismissed – Notice Insufficient

    HCLA (Medical Malpractice) Claim Dismissed – Notice Insufficient
    A recent Court of Appeals opinion shows yet another case of a potentially valid health care liability claim failing because of plaintiff’s failure to follow the goofy yet mandatory procedural notice requirements of the HCLA statute. In…
  • Mar 28

    Medical Malpractice Claims Declining

    Medical Malpractice Claims Declining
    Numbers confirm what those of us who represent patients in Tennessee medical malpractice cases thought we knew:  the number of claims paid in medical malpractice cases is declining. Using data gather from the National Practioner Data…
  • Mar 28

    Limit on Right of Surviving Spouse to Bring Wrongful Death Claim

    Limit on Right of Surviving Spouse to Bring Wrongful Death Claim
    While a surviving spouse typically has the superior right to bring a wrongful death suit, there are certain exceptions to that rule. In Nelson v. Myres, No. M2015-01857-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Jan. 18, 2017), the Court held that a suit…
Rank this Week: 269

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/
  • Mar 29

    Is It Time to Examine the Concept of Originality in Musical Works?

    Is It Time to Examine the Concept of Originality in Musical Works?
    Emma Steel, Original Sin: Reconciling Originality in Copyright with Music as an Evolutionary Art Form, 37 Eur. Intell. Prop. Rev. 66 (2015).Andres GuadamuzCopyright often makes little sense, particularly when you explain it to people who are…
  • Mar 28

    An Opportunity for Demand Side Innovation

    An Opportunity for Demand Side Innovation
    Rebecca S. Eisenberg & W. Nicholas Price II, Promoting Healthcare Innovation on the Demand Side, Oxford Academic J.L. & Biosciences (2017).Nicolas TerryThe intersection of healthcare information goods, resulting products, and the…
  • Mar 27

    When Less is More

    When Less is More
    Kate Webber, Families are More Popular Than Feminism: Exploring the Greater Judicial Success of Family and Medical Leave Laws, 32 Colum. J. Gender & Law 145 (2016).Katharine BartlettWhy are employees who sue to obtain workplace leave…
Rank this Week: 270

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: 181

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: 105

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Mar 29

    Lying for Colleagues is Medicine’s Dirty Little Secret

    Lying for Colleagues is Medicine’s Dirty Little Secret
    This  Medscape Article titled Poll: 43% of Doctors Say Lying For Colleague Could Be Justified confirms what lawyers already know. Doctors aren’t any more honest than the next guy. In the poll of 922 physicians, only 57% said it was…
  • Mar 27

    PERS Earns 9.24% Investment Return in 2016

    PERS Earns 9.24% Investment Return in 2016
    The Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi (PERS) had a great year in 2016 earning a 9.24% return on its investments. Here is the PERS Investment Report for the period ending December 31, 2016. That’s well above the…
  • Mar 22

    An Interesting Decision Involving Inadvertent Production

    An Interesting Decision Involving Inadvertent Production
    In February a federal district court in Virginia issued this opinion on a motion to disqualify counsel for using inadvertently produced documents. Here’s what happened factually: In an effort to share information electronically, Thomas…
Rank this Week: 443

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 911

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: 4919

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Mar 28

    Poster Competition for Students Interested in Litigation Science a/k/a Jury Selection

    Poster Competition for Students Interested in Litigation Science a/k/a Jury Selection
    Student Poster Competition To promote student research in the area of litigation science, the Research Committee of the American Society of Trial Consultants (ASTC) is sponsoring a Student Poster Competition at the ASTC Annual Conference.…
  • Mar 28

    Professor Ferguson and the Big Data Jury

    Professor Ferguson and the Big Data Jury
    Listen to jury expert Professor Andrew Ferguson discuss using big data to select jurors on WNYC.
  • Mar 24

    Latest Edition of the Jur-E Bulletin

    Latest Edition of the Jur-E Bulletin
    Negative Article about Treatment of LEP Jurors in Queens, NY The Daily News reported on March 20, 2017 that four judges in Queens, NY threatened prospective jurors with limited English proficiency with mandatory English classes. The story…
Rank this Week: 568

Class Action Defense Blog

Class Action Defense Blog

Covers CAFA, class certification, employment law, FCRA, FDCPA and multidistrict litigation. By Michael Hassen of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://classactiondefense.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 98

Texas Appellate Law Blog

Texas Appellate Law Blog

Features civil appellate practice tips, resources, and news. By D. Todd Smith.

http://www.texasappellatelawblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Bench Bar Beyond: The Future is Now

    Bench Bar Beyond: The Future is Now
    The Austin Bar Association is accepting registrations for Bench Bar Beyond, its annual conference with the local judiciary. As the name and artwork suggest, the theme this year is futuristic; attendees are invited to explore topics and…
  • Jan 16

    How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Formal Bills of Exception

    How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Formal Bills of Exception
    Appellate lawyers are the legal equivalent of a parent that you call to help navigate life’s uncertainties. In action, this means that appellate lawyers receive phone calls regarding obscure areas of law or rarely utilized procedures.…
  • Jan 3

    More on iPads and Appellate Argument

    More on iPads and Appellate Argument
    Happy New Year! After seeing my recent post on how I’m using my iPad Pro for appellate arguments, the good folks at the Texas Bar Journal asked if I’d like to publish a version of it in print. That version appears in the…
Rank this Week: 1541

Resolving Discovery Disputes

Resolving Discovery Disputes

Covers discovery plans, depositions, interrogatories and privileges. By Katherine Gallo.

http://www.resolvingdiscoverydisputes.com/
  • Mar 28

    To Sign or Not to Sign Your Proof of Service

    To Sign or Not to Sign Your Proof of Service
      When I was a research attorney for Alameda County Superior Court, my judge drilled into me to always check the proof of service to make sure that it was signed and service on all parties had properly been made.  As a…
  • Jan 31

    DISCOVERY GAMES AND MISCONCEPTIONS—What is Wrong with this Document Response?

    DISCOVERY GAMES AND MISCONCEPTIONS—What is Wrong with this Document Response?
    Recently I saw the following document response and without even looking at the document request I knew that the response was bad and a motion to compel further responses was going to need to be filed: Objection, as some or all of these…
  • Jan 4

    It’s Not a Discovery Device, But…

    It’s Not a Discovery Device, But…
    What discovery methods do you consider when you are strategizing about the most effective method to obtain the information you need and pin down your opponent?  If you have a contract case, think about serving a Demand for Bill of…
Rank this Week: 3600

Legally Speaking Ohio

Legally Speaking Ohio

Provides commentary and analysis on cases going in front of the Supreme Court of Ohio. By Marianna Bettman.

http://www.legallyspeakingohio.com
Rank this Week: 4019

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/
  • Mar 28

    Top 10 Litigation Articles So Far This Year

    Top 10 Litigation Articles So Far This Year
    by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L Consulting As the first quarter of 2017 comes to an end, I have had the occasion to reflect on the origins and the success of the online publication that you are reading, The Litigation Consulting Report. In six…
  • Mar 23

    3 Excellent Ways to Use “Top-Bottom” Timelines in Trial

    3 Excellent Ways to Use “Top-Bottom” Timelines in Trial
    by Tony KlapperManaging Director, Litigation ConsultingA2L Consulting Timelines are a frequently used, time-honored trial technique that we have discussed in these pages more than once. Since human beings like to focus on a story –…
  • Mar 21

    The Key Elements of a Good Narrative – at Trial or Anywhere Else

    The Key Elements of a Good Narrative – at Trial or Anywhere Else
    by Tony KlapperManaging Director, Litigation ConsultingA2L Consulting Here in these pages, we often talk about storytelling as a fundamental principle of successful trial work. But what are the elements of a good story? A good story is one…
Rank this Week: 3044

New York Business Litigation…

New York Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, foreclosures, and business law. By The Silber Law Firm LLC.

http://www.thesilberlawfirm.com/
  • Mar 28

    Identical Trademarks Found Not Infringing

    Identical Trademarks Found Not Infringing
    Land O’ Lakes Outdoors, Inc. and Land O’ Lakes Tackle Co., Inc., began their business selling fishing tackle in a Wisconsin town called Land O’ Lakes, a region “dotted” with lakes attractive to fishermen. Since…
  • Mar 14

    Consolidation of Two Mortgages Deemed to Be One Loan

    Consolidation of Two Mortgages Deemed to Be One Loan
    In July 2000, Citibank extended a $54,000 loan to a condominium owner, with an additional $38,000 loan extended the next year. These two loans were consolidated into one loan for a total of $92,000. Some seven years later, the condominium…
  • Mar 2

    Amazon resists request for Echo in connection with Arkansas slaying

    Amazon resists request for Echo in connection with Arkansas slaying
    While this issue is outside of our practice areas and jurisdiction, it is nonetheless noteworthy in illustrating the ever-expanding sources for where information can be found.
Rank this Week: 3380

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/
  • Mar 28

    #TwitterTuesday--Lone Star Litigator

    #TwitterTuesday--Lone Star Litigator
    Today on #TwitterTuesday we are featuring lawyers from the Lone Star State. David Walsh (@AppealsCRKA) is an appellate lawyer (and partner) at Chamblee Ryan in Texas. Over his career, Walsh has handled appeals on a wide-range of topics,…
  • Mar 24

    Appellate Advocacy Blog Weekly Roundup March 24 2017

    Appellate Advocacy Blog Weekly Roundup March 24 2017
    As we do every Friday, the Appellate Advocacy Blog presents a few tidbits of news and Twitter posts from the past week concerning appellate advocacy. As always, if you see something during the week that you think we should be...
  • Mar 21

    #TwitterTuesday--Empire State

    #TwitterTuesday--Empire State
    Today's #TwitterTuesday comes from the great state of New York. Here are a few folks/courts to follow for #appellatetwitter in NY: The New York Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state, has its own Twitter account (@NYCourtsCOA).…
Rank this Week: 4192

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers criminal justice.

http://www.pittsburghcriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Mar 28

    When is Sexting a Crime?

    When is Sexting a Crime?
    Now that virtually everyone has cell phones, more and more people are engaging in what is called sexting. Sexting involves texting nude or sexually provocative photos of oneself to another person. When done in the context of an adult…
  • Mar 23

    Federal Enforcement of Marijuana Laws May Impact Pennsylvania

    Federal Enforcement of Marijuana Laws May Impact Pennsylvania
    In December of 2015, the Pittsburgh City Council voted to decriminalize the possession of less than 30 grams of marijuana. This means that if you get caught with a few joints within Pittsburgh city limits, the police will give you a citation…
  • Mar 16

    Pittsburgh No. 1 City to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

    Pittsburgh No. 1 City to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
    St. Patrick’s Day in Pittsburgh is a fun time. The city boasts the second-highest number of Irish in the country (at 13.5 percent, it’s just behind Boston). With 20,000 people participating in the annual parade, as well as a large…
Rank this Week: 5055

The Expert Institute Blog

The Expert Institute Blog

Covers legal and financial issues related to expert witnesses.

http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/blog/
  • Mar 28

    Attorneys and Experts Come Together for “Science Day” in Taxotere Hair Loss MDL

    Attorneys and Experts Come Together for “Science Day” in Taxotere Hair Loss MDL
    The massive Taxotere multi-district litigation (“MDL”) arises out of a breast cancer chemotherapy drug, which plaintiffs claim has... Read More The post Attorneys and Experts Come Together for “Science Day” in Taxotere…
  • Mar 28

    NCAA Faces Proposed Class Action Lawsuit Over Student Athlete Concussion

    NCAA Faces Proposed Class Action Lawsuit Over Student Athlete Concussion
    Last month, two former football players for Purdue University hit the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Big... Read More The post NCAA Faces Proposed Class Action Lawsuit Over Student Athlete Concussions appeared first on The…
  • Mar 28

    Materiality, and Expert Witnesses, in Securities Class Action Litigation

    Materiality, and Expert Witnesses, in Securities Class Action Litigation
    Materiality is one of the most hotly litigated issues in securities cases, and expert testimony on this topic... Read More The post Materiality, and Expert Witnesses, in Securities Class Action Litigation appeared first on The Expert…
Rank this Week: 3353

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 410

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/
  • Mar 27

    4/3 provides the good

    4/3 provides the good
    A nice entry for the first-line contest:"This case is confirmation of our fathers’ repeated adjurations to “get the oil changed.”"But we know that what really revs your engine is a juicy published opinion on the important…
  • Mar 27

    OCBA ALS program April 19

    OCBA ALS program April 19
    OCBA's Appellate Law Section's next lunch program will be April 19, and will be: A Crystal Ball: What the Future Holds for the Federal Judiciary, a panel discussion about "how the current judicial nominees will shape the direction of the…
  • Mar 27

    New 9th Cir. Rules coming June 2017

    New 9th Cir. Rules coming June 2017
    One of the new rules will eliminate the extra 3 days for electronic service; another rule will expand the deadline to file reply briefs from 14 to 21 days. See the exciting new proposed rules here!For more excitement, check out: What do…
Rank this Week: 615

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Mar 27

    A Deep Dive Into Jay's Five Competing Stories About Track Practice

    A Deep Dive Into Jay's Five Competing Stories About Track Practice
    Two days before the deadline for the filing of the defense's appellate brief in the Adnan Syed case, I thought I'd take a look back at one of the most significant parts of the case: track practice. Simply put, if...
  • Mar 23

    A Comprehensive Look at the Current Status of Adnan's Case

    A Comprehensive Look at the Current Status of Adnan's Case
    I've been getting a lot of questions about the current status of the Adnan Syed case, so I thought that I would do a post that gets into the nitty gritty of it. 1. Opinion/Order Granting a New Trial On...
  • Mar 17

    Entertainment Weekly's New True Crime Feature, Rebecca Schaeffer & Anti-Stalking Law

    Entertainment Weekly's New True Crime Feature, Rebecca Schaeffer & Anti-Stalking Law
    Yesterday, Entertainment Weekly posted "When Devotion Turns Deadly," the first article for their new feature, http://truecrime.ew.com: The article, by Joe McGovern, focuses on the 1989 murder of Rebecca Schaeffer at the hands of a…
Rank this Week: 309

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/
  • Mar 27

    Expect Less Gender Bias from Professional Fact Finder

    Expect Less Gender Bias from Professional Fact Finder
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: It is one of those research findings you would expect to be true, like: "Studying improves performance" or "Happier people are more productive." But it is reassuring to find that research supports…
  • Mar 23

    Make Your Opening (Sort of) Like a Closing: A Review of Representative Schiff's Russia-Election Hearing Introduction

    Make Your Opening (Sort of) Like a Closing: A Review of Representative Schiff's Russia-Election Hearing Introduction
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Well, it has been yet another fascinating week for people like me who are interested in political communication. This week, Congress kicked off hearings dealing with some explosive charges regarding a foreign country's…
  • Mar 20

    To Address Implicit Bias, Rely on Rules Not Standard

    To Address Implicit Bias, Rely on Rules Not Standard
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: In the first of Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean movies, the heroine of the story is demanding to be taken back to shore and invoking something called "The Pirate Code" to make her case. The pirate, Captain…
Rank this Week: 1659

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

By Morris James LLP.

http://www.morrisjames.com/blogs-Delaware-Business-Litigation-Report
  • Mar 26

    Delaware Supreme Court Issues New Standards Governing Master Limited Partnership Case

    Delaware Supreme Court Issues New Standards Governing Master Limited Partnership Case
    Brinckerhoff v. Enbridge Energy Company, Del. Sup. C.A. 273, 2016 (March 20, 2017) Agreements for limited partnerships, in particular for publicly-traded master limited partnerships, are notoriously complicated and often hard to understand,…
  • Mar 26

    Court of Chancery Enjoins Transaction Pending Clearer Disclosure of Banker’s Conflict

    Court of Chancery Enjoins Transaction Pending Clearer Disclosure of Banker’s Conflict
    Vento v. Curry, C.A. No. 2017-0157-AGB (March 22, 2017) A board must disclose all information material to the stockholder vote for a transaction.  Moreover, disclosures may be inadequate when they are buried in various places in a…
  • Mar 14

    Court Of Chancery Explains Discovery Objection

    Court Of Chancery Explains Discovery Objection
    In Re Oxbow Carbon LLC Unitholder Litigation, C.A. No. 12447-VCL (March 13, 2017) For some time now, the Court of Chancery has told litigants that objections to documents requests should be specific, not generic and boilerplate. This…
Rank this Week: 4628

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 579

Court Technology and Trial…

Court Technology and Trial Presentation Blawg

Covers court and trial technology, and trial presentation. By Ted Brooks.

http://trial-technology.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    Battle of the Trial Presentation App

    Battle of the Trial Presentation App
    TechnoLawyer's LitigationWorld newsletter just published an excellent set of 9 different perspectives on trial presentation apps and software. Authors (limited to 175 words) include Ken Broda-Bahm, Ted Brooks (hey, that's me!), Russell…
  • Feb 22

    One Exhibit No Attorney Wants to See

    One Exhibit No Attorney Wants to See
    One Exhibit You NEVER Want to See(click to zoom in)Can you recall watching some case where an exhibit like this might be appropriate? This is one trial exhibit you never want to see – at least as the Defendant in your own trial. I can…
  • Feb 10

    The Cost of Trial Experience

    The Cost of Trial Experience
    The Vanishing Civil Jury Trial - In case you’re the only one who hasn’t noticed, there seems to be a trend toward keeping litigation matters away from the eyes of a jury. This means fewer trials in the courts, followed by fewer…
Rank this Week: 2830

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Varghese, Summersett & Smith, PLLC.

https://www.versustexas.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    Can a Tweet Land You in Prison? | Federal Cyberstalking | Aggravated Assault

    Can a Tweet Land You in Prison? | Federal Cyberstalking | Aggravated Assault
    Cyberstalking in the News A Maryland resident was recently arrested for sending an image via twitter that allegedly caused an epileptic seizure. John Rayne Rivello is accused of sending a tweet on December 15, 2016, to a Kurt Eichenwald,…
  • Mar 22

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Trial in Texas?

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Trial in Texas?
    A Motion in Limine is common in criminal trials, both at the state and federal level. It is a motion filed by either the prosecution or defense before a trial begins, asking the that opposing counsel and opposing counsel’s witnesses not…
  • Mar 20

    Asset Forfeiture and the need for Forfeiture Reform

    Asset Forfeiture and the need for Forfeiture Reform
    How $1,400 worth of drugs landed $155,000 in the State’s Pocket. Just call it “habeas grabus.” Habeus grabus is the phenomenon that occurs where law enforcement officials presume that property belonging to an accused…
Rank this Week: 5188

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/
  • Mar 23

    Pennsylvania Worker Wins Work Injury Claim in Court

    Pennsylvania Worker Wins Work Injury Claim in Court
    A Workers’ Compensation claim made by a woman who lost part of her leg at work has been upheld by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania. The decision comes after her employer, Starr Aviation, disagreed with the decision of the…
  • Mar 17

    Disagreement Between IBM and State of Pennsylvania Turns Into Lawsuit

    Disagreement Between IBM and State of Pennsylvania Turns Into Lawsuit
    Technology giant IBM is on the receiving end of a lawsuit by the State of Pennsylvania. The lawsuit, which was filed on behalf of the Department of Labor and Industry, is in response to what the government says is a failed update to its…
  • Mar 10

    California Lawsuit Targets Kona Brewing Over Labeling Practice

    California Lawsuit Targets Kona Brewing Over Labeling Practice
    In general, American consumers are willing to pay extra for a premium product that has to be imported. That’s because they realize that getting that product to the shelf costs more than an item that is produced in the contiguous U.S.…
Rank this Week: 814

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/
  • Mar 23

    Sanctions Imposed for Loss of ESI Transferred in Sale of Busine

    Sanctions Imposed for Loss of ESI Transferred in Sale of Busine
    ILWU-PMA Welfare Plan Bd. of Trs. v. Connecticut Gen. Life. Ins. Co., No. C 15-02965 WHA, 2017 WL 345988 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 24, 2017) In this case, ESI was lost when Defendant’s parent company sold another of its…
  • Mar 9

    Privilege Waived as to Unprotected Information on File Share Site

    Privilege Waived as to Unprotected Information on File Share Site
    Harleysville Ins. Co. v. Holding Funeral Home, Inc., No. 1:15cv00057 (W.D. Va. Feb. 9, 2017) In this case, the court found that the placement of privileged information on a file share site and dissemination of the hyperlink to access…
  • Mar 3

    Judge Peck Issues “Wake-up Call” Regarding Appropriate Responses to Discovery

    Judge Peck Issues “Wake-up Call” Regarding Appropriate Responses to Discovery
    Fischer v. Forrest, —F. Supp. 3d—, 2017 WL 773694 (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 28, 2017) Judge Peck has “once again” issued a “discovery wake-up call,” this time regarding the effects of the 2015 amendments on the rules…
Rank this Week: 405

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: 759

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 2813

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/
  • Mar 23

    Campos on Glover on Theories of Legal Claim

    Campos on Glover on Theories of Legal Claim
    Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Sergio Campos’s essay, Do Claims About Claims to Claims Matter? Sergio reviews Maria Glover’s recent article, A Regulatory Theory of Legal Claims, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 221 (2017).
  • Mar 21

    March Oral Arguments at SCOTUS

    March Oral Arguments at SCOTUS
    Several interesting civil procedure cases on the Supreme Court’s March 2017 oral argument calendar (more details in the links)... Today (3/21): Microsoft v. Baker Tomorrow (3/22): Water Splash v. Menon Monday (3/27): TC Heartland v. Kraft…
  • Mar 20

    Call for Papers: Akron Law Review Symposium on the 2015 FRCP Amendment

    Call for Papers: Akron Law Review Symposium on the 2015 FRCP Amendment
    The Akron Law Review is publishing a symposium issue entitled Discovery and the Impact of the December 2015 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. From the announcement: The Akron Law Review invites papers regarding the…
Rank this Week: 218

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/
  • Mar 23

    M&A update: Canadian federal budget 2017 tax measure

    M&A update: Canadian federal budget 2017 tax measure
    Yesterday, Budget 2017 was tabled by the Liberal government. While Budget 2016 contained many significant tax changes, Budget 2017 does not. Despite having indicated in its 2015 election platform and in Budget 2016 that the Liberal government…
  • Mar 23

    New cybersecurity requirements for DFS-regulated entitie

    New cybersecurity requirements for DFS-regulated entitie
    New cybersecurity requirements for Department of Financial Services (DFS)-regulated entities took effect on March 1, 2017. The New York DFS created these requirements in response to recent or potential threats to sensitive electronic…
  • Mar 21

    Trends in U.S. post-deal litigation

    Trends in U.S. post-deal litigation
    As we reported in 2014, United States post-deal litigation became more of a rule than an exception in the early-to-mid 2010s, with over 95% of M&A transactions attracting litigation. In many cases, a single deal could result in multiple…
Rank this Week: 4417

Trial and Appeals Blog

Trial and Appeals Blog

Covers law and society. By Thomas Wade Young.

http://www.twylaw.com/blog
  • Mar 22

    Constitution Revision Commission Begins Public Hearing

    Constitution Revision Commission Begins Public Hearing
    I cannot overemphasize the significance and power of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission. It can initiate fundamental restructuring of state government and, in the process, deal far-reaching setbacks to the integrity of the judicial…
  • Mar 3

    Conflict Over Stays and Bond Amounts Under Rule 9.310

    Conflict Over Stays and Bond Amounts Under Rule 9.310
    Silver Beach Towers Property Owners Association, Inc. v. Silver Beach Investments of Destin, L.C., No. 1D16-4555, 42 Fla. L. Weekly D442c (Fla 1st DCA February 21, 2017) involved a judgment awarding $1,827,372.18 plus…
  • Feb 25

    Tom Quoted as a “Pro Bono Pro”

    Tom Quoted as a “Pro Bono Pro”
    The March 2017 of The Florida Bar Journal features several stories about the significant pro bono work lawyers do. Read about Tom’s pro bono contributions in The Pro Bono Pros: And How You Can Become…
Rank this Week: 2949

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Mar 21

    Blurred lines: Surveillance and ethic

    Blurred lines: Surveillance and ethic
    I was invited to deliver a short-talk, as part of a public discussion looking at ‘Cross Cutting Dynamics of Online Democracy: Mainstreaming Internet Freedom and the Right to Privacy in Sri Lanka”, at the Bar Association of Sri…
  • Mar 21

    Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2017: Finalist

    Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2017: Finalist
    ‘Corridors of Power’, a path-breaking project marrying constitutional reform and theory with architecture, is a finalist in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2017 awards, under the Urban Design category. As noted online,…
  • Feb 19

    Identifying & combatting Fake News: A primer

    Identifying & combatting Fake News: A primer
    I was recently asked to put together a presentation on the fake news phenomenon for discussions with leading journalists and media institutions in a developing country, with extremely poor media literacy but strong growth around social media…
Rank this Week: 45

Kentucky Court Report

Kentucky Court Report

Provides updates of decisions, argument calendars, news and developments for the Supreme Court of Kentucky and Kentucky Court of Appeals. By Michael Stevens.

http://kycourtreport.com/
Rank this Week: 4437

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 21

    2017 Michael Matters ‘New Year, Same Wish’ event a succe

    2017 Michael Matters ‘New Year, Same Wish’ event a succe
    LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (February 7, 2017) – The Michael Matters Foundation’s 2017 “New Year, Same Wish” fundraiser was a huge success thanks to the more than 400 supporters who came together at Viper Alley on February 3,…
  • Mar 20

    Salvi Law March Pet of the Month: Tinkerbell

    Salvi Law March Pet of the Month: Tinkerbell
    CHICAGO (March 21, 2017) – The Illinois personal injury law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. has committed to finding local adoptable pets a loving home in 2017. We have teamed up with the Anti Cruelty Society in…
  • Mar 15

    Salvi Law aims to find local pets a loving home in the New Year

    Salvi Law aims to find local pets a loving home in the New Year
    CHICAGO (March 15, 2017) –The Illinois personal injury law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. is on a mission to find local adoptable pets a loving home in 2017. The firm, which has locations in Chicago and…
Rank this Week: 4732