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Lawsuit Finance Blog

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Covers lawsuit funding. By Lawsuit Financial Corp.

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

    Lawsuit Financial Explains Lawsuit Funding

    Lawsuit Financial Explains Lawsuit Funding
    In many personal injury cases the financial, physical and emotional damages are overwhelming. The filing of a lawsuits is often followed by a complicated and lengthy litigation process. Regardless of any legal claim, life goes on; bills must…
  • Jun 28

    Five Family Members killed After Van Collides With Amtrak Train

    Five Family Members killed After Van Collides With Amtrak Train
    Five people were killed when their van was hit by a train. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the driver of the van failed to yield the right of way to the train. The van was not stopped on the tracks. The driver and four passengers were…
  • Jun 23

    Alcohol and Speed Factors in Fatal New York Crash

    Alcohol and Speed Factors in Fatal New York Crash
    A driver lost control of his vehicle, jumped the curb and slammed into a fire hydrant, killing his passenger and seriously injuring himself. The impact was so powerful that the vehicle was nearly torn in half and the fire hydrant wound up in…
Rank this Week: 1083

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4414

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
  • Jun 29

    On Mutual Trust and the Brexit (Seminar)

    On Mutual Trust and the Brexit (Seminar)
    A new session within the series Seminario Julio D. González Campos, organized by the Department of Private International Law of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, will be held on July 8th, 2016, starting at 10:30 pm. The…
  • Jun 27

    Just in Time: A New Volume on the Consequences of Brexit

    Just in Time: A New Volume on the Consequences of Brexit
    Following the United Kingdom’s popular vote to exit the European Union, a very timely book on the various legal, political and economic impacts of Brexit has just been released: “Britain Alone! The Implications and Consequences of…
  • Jun 24

    Brexit – Immediate Consequences on the London Judicial Market

    Brexit – Immediate Consequences on the London Judicial Market
    Prof. Burkhard Hess and Prof. Marta Requejo-Isidro, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg One of the major misunderstandings of the Brexit is that it won’t influence London’s importance as a major place of dispute resolution in…
Rank this Week: 112

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

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

    Court Denies Post-Discovery Close Deposition

    Court Denies Post-Discovery Close Deposition
    DR Distribs., LLC v. 21st Century Smoking, Inc., No. 12 C 50324, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Dec. 15, 2015) (Johnston, Mag. J.). Judge Johnston denied defendants’ motion to compel the deposition of plaintiff’s prior trademark prosecution…
  • Jun 27

    Case Stayed Based After Covered Business Method Reviews are Instituted on Half Patent

    Case Stayed Based After Covered Business Method Reviews are Instituted on Half Patent
    Bodum USA, Inc. v. Williams-Sonoma, Inc., No. 16 C 981, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jun. 3, 2016) (Kendall, J.). Judge Der-Yeghiayan granted defendant Williams-Sonoma’s 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) motion to transfer the Lanham Act case to the…
  • Jun 24

    Case Stayed Based After Covered Business Method Reviews are Instituted on Half Patent

    Case Stayed Based After Covered Business Method Reviews are Instituted on Half Patent
    Victory Records, Inc. v. Kalnoky, No. 15 C 9180, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jun. 8, 2016) (Zagel, J.). Judge Zagel denied defendant Kalnoky’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss contract claims against him personally in this contract…
Rank this Week: 109

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 18

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/
  • Jun 28

    How the Current Version of Rule 5 Frustrates Public Access to Discovery in the “Trump University” Lawsuit and Other Case

    How the Current Version of Rule 5 Frustrates Public Access to Discovery in the “Trump University” Lawsuit and Other Case
    Most people know by now that Cohen v. Donald Trump, No. 3:13-cv-02519, is a class action in federal court in San Diego alleging that Trump University defrauded thousands of consumers who purchased real estate courses. What is less widely…
  • Jun 22

    Judge Pro on Federal Magistrate Judge

    Judge Pro on Federal Magistrate Judge
    Judge Philip M. Pro (United States District Court for the District of Nevada) has posted on SSRN his article United States Magistrate Judges: Present but Unaccounted For, forthcoming in the Nevada Law Journal. Abstract: The relationship…
  • Jun 21

    Jacobs on Transient Jurisdiction: If Corporations Are People, Why Can't They Play Tag?

    Jacobs on Transient Jurisdiction: If Corporations Are People, Why Can't They Play Tag?
    Cody Jacobs (Freedman Fellow, Temple University Beasley School of Law) has published in New Mexico Law Review his article, If Corporations Are People, Why Can't They Play Tag? Abstract: The Supreme Court’s decision in Burnham v. Superior…
Rank this Week: 214

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: 587

Oregon Business Litigation

Oregon Business Litigation

Resource for in-house counsel, business executives, human resource managers and others who monitor litigation and legal issues affecting Oregon businesses. By Ater Wynne.

http://www.aterwynneblog.com/oregon_business_litigatio/
  • Jun 28

    Update on DOL Persuader Rule

    Update on DOL Persuader Rule
    Many of our clients have been contacted by law firms seeking to enter into agreements designed to avoid the effect of the Department of Labor’s Final Persuader Rule, which was scheduled to go into effect on July 1, 2016. The...
  • Mar 6

    Oregon Supreme Court SLAPPs Down Defamation Lawsuit

    Oregon Supreme Court SLAPPs Down Defamation Lawsuit
    The Oregon Supreme Court recently reversed the Oregon Court of Appeals in Neumann v. Liles, a defamation lawsuit involving a negative review of a wedding venue. The plaintiff, an operator of the venue, was the target of a review on...
  • Mar 3

    EEOC will now release Respondent's position statement to Charging Party during investigation

    EEOC will now release Respondent's position statement to Charging Party during investigation
    In a major policy shift, the EEOC recently announced that it will require release of Respondent's position statements and non-confidential attachments during the an investigation, upon request by Charging Parties or their representatives. The…
Rank this Week: 1496

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
Rank this Week: 28

The Finn Blog

The Finn Blog

Covers structured settlements and related products and services from the insurance and legal communities.

http://www.finnfinancialgroup.com/learn-more/blog/
  • Jun 28

    Brexit, Stage Left

    Brexit, Stage Left
    June 28, 2016– Financial markets like predictability. So when voters in the United Kingdom decided to pull a Snagglepuss by telling the European Union they were going it alone, the financial markets reacted accordingly. They went…
  • Jun 13

    Fast Annuity Stat

    Fast Annuity Stat
    June 13, 2016 – Some quick statistics we singled out from among the Key Findings of the 2013 Survey of Owners of Individual Annuity Contracts, conducted jointly by The Gallup Organization and Matthew Greenwald & Associates for The…
  • Jun 3

    Dream On, Don

    Dream On, Don
    June 3, 2016 – It’s been less than a week since I read about the abrupt death of one of the structured settlement industry’s greatest champions Don McNay and I’m still struggling to come to grips with this tragic news.…
Rank this Week: 4459

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/
Rank this Week: 3112

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: 403

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/
  • Jun 28

    Appellate Specialist appointed to LASC

    Appellate Specialist appointed to LASC
    Governor Brown Appoints Seven to Los Angeles County Superior CourtSACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Maria Andrea Davalos, Dean Hansell, David E. Hizami, Lisa R.…
  • Jun 28

    It's like this...

    It's like this...
    Law360: Improve Analogies For Better Legal Briefs, Paper SaysAnalogies are a critical writing device in legal briefs, given the reliance of the U.S. legal system on precedent, but most attorneys aren’t using them to their full…
  • Jun 27

    Gilbert on Verdi and Strepponi

    Gilbert on Verdi and Strepponi
    Today's DJ reports on LACBA's Outstanding Jurist Award presented to PJ Gilbert last week in LACBA installs new officers, honors Gilbert, Kuehl; Margaret Stevens takes the reins after tough year. The article does not mention how, when…
Rank this Week: 623

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/
  • Jun 28

    A Surname Cannot Be Registered as a Trademark Even When it Is Not a Surname

    A Surname Cannot Be Registered as a Trademark Even When it Is Not a Surname
    The mark “Dickman’s” could not be registered as it was deemed a surname and ineligible for registration, despite the fact that the applicant’s last name was not Dickman.  This write up provides the details, and…
  • Jun 20

    Bizarre Claim of Assumed Risk Rejected

    Bizarre Claim of Assumed Risk Rejected
    During or after a divorce, the plaintiff alleged that the defendant had terminated a joint annuity account and withdrawn the money, leaving him with a $37,000 tax liability. The defendant moved for summary judgment dismissing the case,…
  • Jun 2

    Rabbinical Court Immune from Lawsuit

    Rabbinical Court Immune from Lawsuit
    Parties fighting about the proceeds of a life insurance policy agreed to proceed before a beth din. Although the Second Department’s decision which reversed the lower court does not provide details, it seems that the losing party before…
Rank this Week: 3413

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 412

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/
  • Jun 28

    Cultural compatibility: predictor of a transaction’s potential succe

    Cultural compatibility: predictor of a transaction’s potential succe
    We have previously reported on human capital considerations in M&A transactions; in this post we consider how corporate culture affects a deal’s possibility of success. While qualitative considerations often sit on the backburner in…
  • Jun 21

    Corporate residency for tax purpose

    Corporate residency for tax purpose
    A corporation that is resident in Canada for Canadian income tax purposes is subject to Canadian income tax on its worldwide income. On the other hand, corporations that are not resident in Canada are only subject to Canadian income tax on…
  • Jun 15

    M&A update in the global metals industry

    M&A update in the global metals industry
    In the past, we reported on PwC’s ongoing analysis on M&A activity in the global metals industry. PwC released its most recent report in the series, entitled “Forging Ahead: First-quarter 2016 global metals industry…
Rank this Week: 4544

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Offers commentary on civil rights issues, recent decisions and other areas of interest to New York civil litigators and criminal practitioners. By Nicole L. Black.

http://nylawblog.typepad.com/suigeneris/
  • Jun 28

    Supreme Court of New Mexico on judges using social media

    Supreme Court of New Mexico on judges using social media
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Supreme Court Of New Mexico On Judges Using Social Media Judges and social media: according to most judicial ethics commissions, it’s a…
  • Jun 23

    The Stalking Statute And Email: Muddling Through 21st Century Issue

    The Stalking Statute And Email: Muddling Through 21st Century Issue
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Regular readers of my column know that every summer I work on the annual update to the book, Criminal Law In New York, which I co-author with…
  • Jun 22

    Manhattan Judge Misses Mark On Gender Discrimination Claim

    Manhattan Judge Misses Mark On Gender Discrimination Claim
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Manhattan Judge Misses Mark On Gender Discrimination Claim My regular readers know that I typically focus on the intersection of law and…
Rank this Week: 379

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

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

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Jun 28

    Why I’m Still Passionate About Legal Tech

    Why I’m Still Passionate About Legal Tech
    My first exposure to legal technology was as a Ph.D. student in Computer Science at UC Berkeley. A law firm with a Berkeley office needed a technical expert, and I fit the bill. For a few years, I moonlighted as a technical consultant,…
  • Jun 21

    Technologists on Whether Lawyers Should Code

    Technologists on Whether Lawyers Should Code
    We’ve all seen articles and blog posts suggesting that lawyers should learn to program. Some contend that this knowledge will allow litigators to remain relevant, especially as artificial intelligence’s purview widens. Others say…
  • Jun 15

    A Little Jurisprude-light

    A Little Jurisprude-light
    Lawyers have been maligned in popular culture since before Shakespeare quoth, “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.” Defending the legal field and your role in it can get tiring. When you hit your limit, seek…
Rank this Week: 4824

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
  • Jun 28

    Why I’m Still Passionate About Legal Tech

    Why I’m Still Passionate About Legal Tech
    My first exposure to legal technology was as a Ph.D. student in Computer Science at UC Berkeley. A law firm with a Berkeley office needed a technical expert, and I fit the bill. For a few years, I moonlighted as a technical consultant,…
  • Jun 21

    Technologists on Whether Lawyers Should Code

    Technologists on Whether Lawyers Should Code
    We’ve all seen articles and blog posts suggesting that lawyers should learn to program. Some contend that this knowledge will allow litigators to remain relevant, especially as artificial intelligence’s purview widens. Others say…
  • Jun 15

    A Little Jurisprude-light

    A Little Jurisprude-light
    Lawyers have been maligned in popular culture since before Shakespeare quoth, “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.” Defending the legal field and your role in it can get tiring. When you hit your limit, seek…
Rank this Week: 4765

Texas Appellate Law Blog

Texas Appellate Law Blog

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

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

    Motions for Rehearing or Reconsideration En Banc: Why Bother?

    Motions for Rehearing or Reconsideration En Banc: Why Bother?
    While appearing rhetorical, there is a very good reason to bother. My firm recently turned an appellant’s partially favorable result into full relief on rehearing. In doing so, we utilized the Texas appellate procedure rules, which…
  • May 13

    Soaking Up Some CLE

    Soaking Up Some CLE
    I spoke today at TexasBarCLE’s Soaking Up Some CLE Program on South Padre Island—one of my favorite places to visit. My topic was “Jury Charges in Commercial Cases.” For anyone interested, my slidedeck appears here.…
  • Apr 4

    An Appellate Lawyer Walks Into a Bar…

    An Appellate Lawyer Walks Into a Bar…
    No, the headline isn’t a lead-in for an appellate lawyer joke. In all seriousness, I’m announcing my nomination to run for treasurer of the Austin Bar Association. This race will be contested, as one other candidate was also…
Rank this Week: 1537

The Expert Institute Blog

The Expert Institute Blog

Covers legal and financial issues related to expert witnesses.

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

    10 Keys to Evaluating Expert Qualification

    10 Keys to Evaluating Expert Qualification
    In the pre-Daubert days, the primary test for expert testimony admissibility was an expert’s background or qualifications. After... Read More The post 10 Keys to Evaluating Expert Qualifications appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • Jun 28

    Expert Testimony Plays Key Role in Led Zeppelin Copyright Infringement Case

    Expert Testimony Plays Key Role in Led Zeppelin Copyright Infringement Case
    In the last few weeks, one Los Angeles federal court has gotten very into rock n’ roll, and... Read More The post Expert Testimony Plays Key Role in Led Zeppelin Copyright Infringement Case appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • Jun 21

    Primary Care Medicine: Responsibilities and Common Causes of Malpractice

    Primary Care Medicine: Responsibilities and Common Causes of Malpractice
    I love being a family doctor. That being said, even when I was doggedly studying the sciences in... Read More The post Primary Care Medicine: Responsibilities and Common Causes of Malpractice appeared first on The Expert Institute.
Rank this Week: 3519

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/
  • Jun 28

    Data Mistakes and Data Justice

    Data Mistakes and Data Justice
    Wayne A. Logan & Andrew Guthrie Ferguson, Policing Criminal Justice Data 101 Minn. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2016).Elizabeth JohIn criminal justice circles, “big data” is the new buzzword: police departments are experimenting with…
  • Jun 27

    Star Wars, Science Fiction and the Constitution

    Star Wars, Science Fiction and the Constitution
    Cass R. Sunstein, The World According to Star Wars (2016).Ilya SominCass Sunstein is one of America’s leading legal scholars. Both his work generally and his book about Star Wars specifically have attracted enormous attention from both…
  • Jun 24

    Thinking About Monitoring

    Thinking About Monitoring
    Veronica Root, Modern-Day Monitorships, 33 Yale J. on Reg. 109 (forthcoming 2016), available at SSRN.D. Gordon SmithThe study of organizational compliance is now proliferating in American law schools. Over the past decade, new courses, new…
Rank this Week: 266

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 922

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Jun 27

    Federal Court Strikes HB 1523 – Mississippi Preserves its Reputation for Bigotry

    Federal Court Strikes HB 1523 – Mississippi Preserves its Reputation for Bigotry
    On Monday U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves struck the central ‘feature’ of HB 1523, ruling that county clerks must issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples. Here is Larrison Campbell’s article on Mississippi…
  • Jun 22

    June Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    June Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the June 2016 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $31,095,000 verdict- Rankin County car wreck case (5/17/16); $6,228,000 verdict- Harrison County eminent domain case (5/20/16); $100,000 settlement- Lafayette County…
  • Jun 21

    Is Trump in it to Win it?

    Is Trump in it to Win it?
    This morning Electoral Vote.com mentioned a question that has been on my mind for a few days: is Donald Trump trying to lose? Let’s look at some of Trump’s bizarre moves lately: calling Bernie Sanders crazy as a bedbug; calling…
Rank this Week: 448

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Jun 27

    Specialized Juries for Patent Cases: An Empirical Proposal

    Specialized Juries for Patent Cases: An Empirical Proposal
    Joshua Lee Sohn Specialized Juries for Patent Cases: An Empirical Proposal Abstract: This Article proposes that patent litigation could be greatly improved by trying complex patent cases before specialized juries, composed of individuals who…
  • Jun 23

    The Troublesome Inheritance of Americans in Magna Carta and Trial by Jury

    The Troublesome Inheritance of Americans in Magna Carta and Trial by Jury
    Renee Lettow Lerner The Troublesome Inheritance of Americans in Magna Carta and Trial by Jury Abstract: Many Americans insisted on their traditional rights as Englishmen in the conflict with Britain before and after declaring independence.…
  • Jun 16

    The Eighth Amendment's Lost Jurors: Death Qualification and Evolving Standards of Decency

    The Eighth Amendment's Lost Jurors: Death Qualification and Evolving Standards of Decency
    Aliza Plener Cover Abstract: The Supreme Court’s inquiry into the constitutionality of the death penalty has overlooked a critical “objective indicator” of society’s “evolving standards of decency”: the rate at which citizens are…
Rank this Week: 563

Percipient E-Discovery Blog

Percipient E-Discovery Blog

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

https://percipient.co/blog
  • Jun 27

    The Web Page Authentication Dance — A Two Step

    The Web Page Authentication Dance — A Two Step
    To enter evidence in court, attorneys must establish its authenticity. That is, offer proof that the evidence is really what they say it is. Authenticating evidence captured from the internet or social media can be difficult. Before it is…
  • Jun 20

    Judge: “Come on, Just Use Deduplication.”

    Judge: “Come on, Just Use Deduplication.”
    A federal court in Connecticut recently considered the age-old e-discovery question of how many custodians is too many?   In this particular case, more than nine was too many. However, the real lesson from the case is that using…
  • Jun 3

    Attending Legaltech West Coast? So are We!

    Attending Legaltech West Coast? So are We!
    If you are in the Bay Area June 13 or June 14, please stop by and say hello. We will be at Legaltech West Coast at the San Francisco Hyatt Regency.  You can find us in the exhibit hall in Booth 217 or during an informative…
Rank this Week: 4624

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 308

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/
  • Jun 27

    Follow 10 Simple Rules for Pretrial Research and Scientific Testimony

    Follow 10 Simple Rules for Pretrial Research and Scientific Testimony
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Our court system is all about law, obviously, but sometimes the legal field intersects with research fields. Two points where the law overlaps with research methods are the use of scientific testimony and the conduct of…
  • Jun 23

    See It Through the Jury's Eyes: A Trial Consultant Does Jury Duty

    See It Through the Jury's Eyes: A Trial Consultant Does Jury Duty
    Interview of Dr. Shelley Spiecker (by Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm): My colleague, Dr. Shelley Spiecker, is one of the sharpest and most experienced trial consultants in the country. So, it was with some surprise that she recently found herself on a…
  • Jun 20

    Ask Questions to Gain Trust

    Ask Questions to Gain Trust
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: When you first meet someone, the process of coming to like and trust them is a delicate one. The received wisdom in communication is that this first-impression determination of trust is based mostly on nonverbal…
Rank this Week: 1714

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
  • Jun 27

    Dead Man Talking

    Dead Man Talking
    When there’s a suit involving someone’s estate, can you get into evidence a hearsay statement by the person who has died? If the statement falls under this exception to the hearsay rule, the dead person may have his or her say in…
  • Jun 24

    To Demur or Not to Demur?

    To Demur or Not to Demur?
    A demurrer can be an excellent tool to challenge the legal sufficiency of allegations in an opponent’s pleadings. In deciding whether to demur to a complaint, defense counsel should consider not only whether a demurrable defect appears…
  • Jun 22

    What to Tell Your Client When the Court Date’s Set

    What to Tell Your Client When the Court Date’s Set
    When a date is set for trial or a hearing at which your client needs to appear, don’t just pick up the phone—write your client a letter. This letter has two purposes: it informs your client of the date and it requests that he or…
Rank this Week: 2216

Legal Costs Blog

Legal Costs Blog

Covers English legal costs law. By Gibbs Wyatt Stone.

http://www.gwslaw.co.uk/blog/
  • Jun 26

    Wrong defendant named in CFA – again

    Wrong defendant named in CFA – again
    I have written before about the dangers of relying on case summaries (particularly those that appear on-line) without actually reading the full judgment. A prime example of this is the case of Engeham v London & Quadrant Housing Trust…
  • Jun 21

    Trust the expert

    Trust the expert
    It was only recently that the press was reporting on David Beckham’s library burning down.  He was described as being absolutely distraught. Apparently both books were destroyed and he hadn’t even finished colouring one of…
  • Jun 20

    Proportionality and court fee

    Proportionality and court fee
    Much of the commentary on Master Gordon-Saker’s recent proportionality decision in BNM v MGN Limited [2016] EWHC B13 (Costs) has understandably focused on the reductions made to the “reasonable” costs (approximately a 50%…
Rank this Week: 1022

Beyond Structured Settlements

Beyond Structured Settlements

Covers 468B settlement funds, factoring, medicare set-aside arrangements, settlement planning, special needs trusts and structured settlements. By Patrick Hindert.

http://s2kmblog.typepad.com/rethinking_structured_set/
  • Jun 25

    PFAC 2016 Annual Conference

    PFAC 2016 Annual Conference
    Fiduciary standards, as they relate to product suitability specifically, and to business practices generally, can be expected to become more significant factors in product sales for the traditional structured settlement market as it continues…
  • May 18

    S2P2J Release 59

    S2P2J Release 59
    Despite historically low interest rates and negative PR (most recently this Washington Post Editorial) resulting from the unconscionable business practices of some secondary market companies, the primary structured settlement market continues…
  • Apr 16

    NSSTA 2016 Annual Conference

    NSSTA 2016 Annual Conference
    Len Blonder is a structured settlement pioneer now beginning an unprecedented third term as President of the National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA). It may seem counterintuitive, therefore, or perhaps wishful thinking, but…
Rank this Week: 390

Juries

Juries

Examines interesting and new developments regarding grand juries and trial juries. By Thaddeus Hoffmeister.

http://juries.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    Motif Batik Pekalongan Terang Bulan

    Motif Batik Pekalongan Terang Bulan
    Batik Jelas Bln. Pekalonganditindb 18 April 2016 Batik Jelas Bln. Pekalongan2016-04-18T14 : 58 : 17+00 : 00 Program, Pelajari serta Dokumentasi No CommentMotif Batik PekalonganKain batik oleh macam hias Jelas Bln. berasal besutan Pekalongan…
  • Jun 25

    Model Hijab Modern Untuk Ibu Hamil

    Model Hijab Modern Untuk Ibu Hamil
     Type Hijab Moderen kepada Ibu Hamil adalah keperluan spesial untuk teman dekat hijaber yang tengah berbunga-bunga menunggu hadirnya sang buah hati. Tak dimungkiri beberapa besar teman dekat hijaber yang kebetulan tengah masuk umur…
  • Jun 24

    Cara Mengecilkan Paha dan Betis praktis dan sangat mudah

    Cara Mengecilkan Paha dan Betis praktis dan sangat mudah
    Saya meyakini banyak yang mendambakan paha serta betis nampak ideal, mengingat kepada seseorang perempuan. Mengingat paha serta betis yang sangat besar dapat menjadikan badan terlihat belum ramping serta malah nampak unggul pendek besutan…
Rank this Week: 1025

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

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

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Industrial Psychologists and Workplace Injury

    Industrial Psychologists and Workplace Injury
    Bob Rose and Robyn Porterfield Workplace injury is a serious problem with many costs including the cost of well-being and even loss or life. The causes and prevention of injury is a complex issue with many factors including adequately…
  • Jun 17

    Pathologist Expert Witness Testimony Partially Allowed

    Pathologist Expert Witness Testimony Partially Allowed
    Plaintiff hired pathology expert witness to opine on pain and suffering in a products liability case.  Defendant filed a motion to exclude the testimony.  The court granted in the motion in part and denied the motion in part.…
  • Jun 15

    Biomedical Engineering Expert Witness Testimony Not Allowed

    Biomedical Engineering Expert Witness Testimony Not Allowed
    Plaintiff sued Defendant related to unfair and deceptive business practices related to exercise equipment.  The defendant filed a motion to exclude the testimony of the plaintiff’s biomedical engineering expert witness.  The…
Rank this Week: 302

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: 4125

Translation For Lawyers

Translation For Lawyers

Covers various topics related to language translation, interpretation, and culture in the Legal Sytem. By All Language Alliance, Inc.

http://www.translationforlawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 583

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Provides updates and commentary on whistleblower cases. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    What’s the Deal With Off-Label Drug Use?

    What’s the Deal With Off-Label Drug Use?
    Broadly speaking, “off-label” drug use occurs when a doctor prescribes a medication for a condition or ailment that is not specifically approved by the FDA.  When the FDA approves a drug, the manufacturer is required to…
  • Jun 17

    Supreme Court Approves of “Implied False Certifications”

    Supreme Court Approves of “Implied False Certifications”
    As we wrote back in April, the Supreme Court considered a case this term on a grey area in False Claims Act litigation – “implied certifications.”  A typical false claim would be “factually false” – in…
  • Jun 10

    1099 Sales Reps and Kickback

    1099 Sales Reps and Kickback
    Many healthcare companies engage independent sales representatives or marketers to sell their goods and services.   These include pharmaceutical companies, diagnostic laboratories, home health agencies, imaging centers and many…
Rank this Week: 3445

E-Discovery Beat

E-Discovery Beat

Covers electronic discovery. By Exterro.

http://www.exterro.com/e-discovery-beat/
  • Jun 23

    Friday Funnies!: Exterro's E-Discovery Meme Series (ESI Hollywood Edition)

    Friday Funnies!: Exterro's E-Discovery Meme Series (ESI Hollywood Edition)
    This week's E-Discovery Meme from Exterro reminds us that finding relevant ESI is a much more complex undertaking that what the movies portray. But with a solid process and the right technology, you can still have an E-Discovery Hollywood…
  • Jun 23

    I am not a Crook: Avoiding the Politics of Data Preservation with a Defensible E-Discovery Proce

    I am not a Crook: Avoiding the Politics of Data Preservation with a Defensible E-Discovery Proce
    Of course we've all heard about Hillary's emails, and Trump certainly has email trouble of his own . For a while, Politwoops kept track of mistweets and other online regrets even after they were deleted until Twitter…
  • Jun 16

    Friday Funnies!: Exterro's E-Discovery Meme Series (Airplane! Edition)

    Friday Funnies!: Exterro's E-Discovery Meme Series (Airplane! Edition)
    This week's E-Discovery Meme from Exterro reminds us that surely you know a solid e-discovery process and the best technology supporting it, is the best way to avoid accidental data deletion. (Okay, I won't call you Shirley). And…
Rank this Week: 2474

One World International Practice…

One World International Practice Blog

Covers judicial and regulatory decisions as well as topics and trends in international litigation, international dispute resolution, and international investigations, regulatory compliance, and enforcement. By Cadwaladar.

http://blog.internationalpractice.org/
Rank this Week: 688

The Law of Evidence

The Law of Evidence

Discusses evidentiary rules, objection practices, and court rulings. By Jesse Langel.

http://jesselangelevidence.blogspot.com
  • Jun 23

    Impeachment | Problem 31

    Impeachment | Problem 31
    Prosecution of D for stealing a construction crane from a work site at 2 p.m. on a Tuesday afternoon. D’s alibi is that he was inside Barnes & Noble browsing for books from 1:30 to 2:30 that afternoon. As part of its case in chief,…
  • Jun 18

    Impeachment | Problem 30

    Impeachment | Problem 30
    Prosecution of D for auto theft. D testifies that he was at a music concert in another town when the crime was committed. To impeach D, the prosecution gives notice that it wishes to offer evidence of D’s 13 year-old conviction for a…
  • Apr 2

    Impeachment | Problem 29

    Impeachment | Problem 29
    Prosecution of D for soliciting a prostitute. The prosecution calls two witnesses. One witness says that she thinks she saw D committing the crime but isn’t sure. The second witness testifies that he is sure that D was not the person.…
Rank this Week: 4166

Nextpoint's Legal Technology Blog

Nextpoint's Legal Technology Blog

Covers eDiscovery, social media archiving, and trial presentation solutions.

http://www.nextpoint.com/blog/
  • Jun 23

    eDiscovery Planning: Winning the Rule 26(f) Meet-and-Confer

    eDiscovery Planning: Winning the Rule 26(f) Meet-and-Confer
    Rule 26(f) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure requires that parties meet early in a litigation to negotiate an eDiscovery plan that will reduce costs and burdens for each side. In 2009, the Sedona Conference issued its own…
  • May 18

    5 Security Tips for Lawyers Working Online

    5 Security Tips for Lawyers Working Online
    As long as attorney work requires access to the sensitive personal records of end clients, law firms will always be a top target for hackers. While SaaS software typically offers greater security and less maintenance than locally installed…
  • Apr 5

    Does Legal Cloud Computing Create Ethical Issues for Attorneys?

    Does Legal Cloud Computing Create Ethical Issues for Attorneys?
    As is often the case with new technologies, the concept of storing legal data in the cloud battled its share of skeptics before it gained wide acceptance from vendors and law firms alike. Let’s face it, the imagery it conjures up…
Rank this Week: 4197

The Courtroom Insight Blog

The Courtroom Insight Blog

Featuring attorney reviews of expert witnesses, litigation consultants, mediators and arbitrators.

http://blog.courtroominsight.com/
  • Jun 23

    Littler and Courtroom Insight Announce New International Attorney Referral System

    Littler and Courtroom Insight Announce New International Attorney Referral System
    Courtroom Insight significantly upgrades its knowledge management platform with the release of a new international attorney referral directory.  Clients may now search for the best attorney to fit their needs in the international market…
  • Jun 13

    Grand Jury Recommends Change at San Francisco Crime Lab

    Grand Jury Recommends Change at San Francisco Crime Lab
    A Civil Grand Jury in San Francisco mandated on June 1, 2016 that the San Francisco Police Department Crime Lab divest itself from the SFPD and become an independent entity.  The Crime Lab has long been plagued by a number of scandalous…
  • May 25

    Missouri passes expert witness legislation

    Missouri passes expert witness legislation
    In April, lawmakers in Missouri passed a bill that work to ensure that all experts who testify in court are actually experts.  This bill would allow expert testimony only after determining it was based on “sufficient facts”…
Rank this Week: 2228

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/
  • Jun 22

    Litigation and Trial Presentation Technology

    Litigation and Trial Presentation Technology
    UCLA Extension is offering a brand-new online course, entitled Litigation and Trial Presentation Technology, which will be taught by Shannon Bales, of Munger, Tolles and Olson. I am always happy to hear of new and interesting…
  • Jun 8

    eDiscovery Trouble: Blackbird Technologies v. kCura LLC

    eDiscovery Trouble: Blackbird Technologies v. kCura LLC
    Case 1:16-cv-00418-UNA   Filed 06/07/16 Blackbird Technologies v. kCura LLC (Pacer Link)Just in time to be a discussion topic at LegalTech! Most anyone involved in litigation support and technology is familiar with kCura Relativity,…
  • May 14

    Clinton or Trump? Vote for Litigation-Tech!

    Clinton or Trump? Vote for Litigation-Tech!
    The Recorder's Best of 2016 voting is now open, which is your opportunity to vote for the best of the best of the firms serving the California legal community. As an award winner for several years, we would greatly appreciate your vote…
Rank this Week: 2857

A Buffalo Lawyer

A Buffalo Lawyer

Random thoughts and helpful links and resources from Buffalo lawyer Jeremy Colby.

http://abuffalolawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 22

    Chautauqua Institute

    Chautauqua Institute
    I am very pleased to report that Tracey Meares, Ward Hale Hamilton Professor of Law at Yale University, will deliver Chautauqua Institution’s 12th annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States, on Monday,…
  • May 16

    New York's Commercial Division

    New York's Commercial Division
    https://vimeo.com/151074229.
  • Apr 14

    I focus on business and commercial…

    I focus on business and commercial litigation (including non-compete agreements and departing employees), products liability and litigation involving school districts and municipalities. Some of my past cases include: enforcing non-compete…
Rank this Week: 2255

ClassActionBlawg.com

ClassActionBlawg.com

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

http://classactionblawg.com
Rank this Week: 1023

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

By Morris James LLP.

http://www.morrisjames.com/blogs-Delaware-Business-Litigation-Report
  • Jun 21

    A Fun New Fact Pattern for Demand Futility

    A Fun New Fact Pattern for Demand Futility
    The concept of demand futility, rooted in the fundamental elements of Delaware corporate law, has been present for decades. The demand futility rules developed, as most doctrines of Delaware corporate law do, through judicial decisions over…
  • Jun 14

    Dell Decision Grants Claimants Fair Value Award Above Merger Price

    Dell Decision Grants Claimants Fair Value Award Above Merger Price
    Delaware law has long made clear that the price established for a company in a market transaction, while a relevant factor, does not necessarily equate to the fair value that shareholder claimants are entitled to receive in an appraisal…
  • Jun 13

    Court Of Chancery Requires SLC Member Be A “Director”

    Court Of Chancery Requires SLC Member Be A “Director”
    Obeid v. Hogan, C.A. 11900-VCL (June 10, 2016) Under the famous Zapata decision, a board of directors may take control of a derivative case, provided it meets the test set out in that opinion. But may such a board, or the managers in an…
Rank this Week: 4688