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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: 4550

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 15

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 27

    Book Review of GMSR's Cindy Tobisman's latest novel

    Book Review of GMSR's Cindy Tobisman's latest novel
    Above the Law's 'Standard of Review' column posts a book review today: New Novel ‘Proof’ Proves To Be An Entertaining Legal ThrillerCongrats to Cindy for continuing her Caroline Auden series!
  • Jul 27

    Do's and Dont's in the Ninth Circuit

    Do's and Dont's in the Ninth Circuit
    OCBS's Appellate Law Section lunch program for August 7 will be Here Come the Judges: Appellate Practice Do's and Dont's in the Ninth Circuit, featuring Judges Callahan, Ikuta and visiting judge David Faber (S.D.W.V).This distinguished panel…
  • Jul 27

    DJ profiles 2/5's Justice Baker

    DJ profiles 2/5's Justice Baker
    Today's DJ presents Practical Implication: Appellate Justice Lamar Baker delves into all the potential consequences of arguments. Practitioners noted that he knows the hot-button issues in a case, asks challenging questions yet has a nice…
Rank this Week: 580

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: 556

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

Covers the many flavors of appellate issues and law. By Dorothy Easley.

http://appellategourmetappealsinflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1128

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 874

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    1 killed 2 critically injured on opening night at Ohio State Fair

    1 killed 2 critically injured on opening night at Ohio State Fair
    COLUMBUS, OHIO (July 28, 2017) – An 18-year-old man, who had just joined the United States Marine Corps, was killed Wednesday when a ride broke apart at the Ohio State Fair. The man who was killed was identified as Tyler... The post 1…
  • Jul 27

    Jeff Kroll discusses alleged dangers of Mexican resorts on FOX 32 New

    Jeff Kroll discusses alleged dangers of Mexican resorts on FOX 32 New
    CHICAGO (July 27, 2017) – Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. Partner Jeff Kroll was interviewed live on FOX 32 Chicago Thursday morning about the recent reports of tourists claiming to have been drugged at high-end Mexican resorts.…
  • Jul 24

    Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard joins Lake County Flood Relief Effort

    Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard joins Lake County Flood Relief Effort
    WAUKEGAN, Ill. (July 24, 2017) – Areas in Lake, McHenry, Kane and Cook Counties have been declared disaster areas after being hit with heavy storms last week. Flooding of the area closed roads, businesses, schools and hospitals and…
Rank this Week: 4521

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 27

    Faruki+ – Best Client Relationships in 2017 BTI Power Ranking

    Faruki+ – Best Client Relationships in 2017 BTI Power Ranking
    Clients have again recognized Faruki+ for its unparalleled client relationships, naming it to the 2017 BTI Power Rankings: Law Firms with the Best Client Relationships Honor Roll. Read Pitchengine Article. The Honor Roll consists of the top…
  • Jul 20

    Faruki Privacy Attorney Zach Heck Joins PBS NewsHour to Discuss Cyberbullying in Twitter Q&A

    Faruki Privacy Attorney Zach Heck Joins PBS NewsHour to Discuss Cyberbullying in Twitter Q&A
    Each year, examples of cyberbullying and harassment increase in both schools and the workplace. As a result, state legislatures are struggling to keep up with developments in cyberspace, which means that current laws and regulations often…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 1368

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Symposium: It’s just a tort case

    Symposium: It’s just a tort case
    Richard Herz is a senior litigation attorney at EarthRights International. ERI filed an amicus brief in support of the plaintiffs in Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC. Corporate legal personhood is a bedrock tenet of our law (and every other…
  • Jul 27

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Final Exit Network, Inc. v. Minnesota 16-1479 Issues: (1) Whether Minnesota’s criminal prohibition of “speech” that “enables” a suicide survives strict scrutiny under the…
  • Jul 27

    Symposium: Dusting off corporate liability in Jesner – Why there is no international consensus and why courts lack authority to innovate on the issue

    Symposium: Dusting off corporate liability in Jesner – Why there is no international consensus and why courts lack authority to innovate on the issue
    Kristin A. Linsley is a partner at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP. The views expressed herein are solely hers and do not necessarily represent the views of Gibson Dunn. In a previous position, she filed an amicus brief for the Coca-Cola…
Rank this Week: 22

Lone Star Bench & Bar

Lone Star Bench & Bar

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://texastrial.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 27

    Be Careful When Sending Out That Cease and Desist Letter To Protect Your Trademark

    Be Careful When Sending Out That Cease and Desist Letter To Protect Your Trademark
    It has become an almost perfunctory practice. You catch wind of another business using a confusingly similar name. You then call a lawyer to immediately send out a cease and desist letter. More often than not, this would be the right play.…
  • Jul 27

    …and finally, the Department of Labor asked for comments before proposing a new overtime rule

    …and finally, the Department of Labor asked for comments before proposing a new overtime rule
    It seems that a lot is going on in DC these days. In what may have been lost in all the other activity, yesterday the Department of Labor issued a Request for Information seeking notice and comment before issuing…
  • Jul 27

    Piercing the corporate veil in Texa

    Piercing the corporate veil in Texa
      From Tressie McKeon, in Fox Rothschild’s Dallas office: Texas has long been one of the best locations to start a business, and a big reason for this is the liability protection afforded by the business-friendly Texas courts. Most…
Rank this Week: 4948

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 27

    Consider What Drives Resistance to Your Message

    Consider What Drives Resistance to Your Message
    by Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Having assisted on a large number of jury selections, I know there are a few attorneys who will say, "Give me the dumb ones -- I'll tell them what to think." But by and large, the attorneys have what I call an…
  • Jul 24

    Expect Bias Statements to be Unreliable and Often Overcorrected

    Expect Bias Statements to be Unreliable and Often Overcorrected
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Jurors and judges sit in court and evaluate credibility. They continuously assess who is telling the truth and who isn't. But what is the bias in those determinations? Lie detection itself is a notoriously uncertain…
  • Jul 20

    Compensate for Dry Style or Dry Material: Seven Way

    Compensate for Dry Style or Dry Material: Seven Way
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Imagine this: Your success as an attorney or a witness requires a painstaking dig into the fine points of securities trading. Or offshore corporation taxation rules. Or design criteria for inventory-tracking software.…
Rank this Week: 1566

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 27

    Mergermarket report highlights global real estate M&A trends and forecast

    Mergermarket report highlights global real estate M&A trends and forecast
    In its June 2017 edition of Venue Market Spotlight (the Report), Mergermarket explored current and projected developments in the real estate M&A sector by surveying 25 global dealmakers. Overall market activity Of the respondents surveyed…
  • Jul 26

    Customers and sales: the truth in the number

    Customers and sales: the truth in the number
    Mergers and acquisitions typically involves a considerable amount of legal, financial tax and relevant industry due diligence by a purchaser. Consider a transaction where a buyer purchases a private company that sells products or services.…
  • Jul 26

    Due diligence defence for distribution of securities in breach of securities law

    Due diligence defence for distribution of securities in breach of securities law
    In furtherance of a proposed merger or acquisition, it is common place for an issuer to complete a concurrent private placement in order to, among other things, fund its working capital and current operations, complete the transaction or…
Rank this Week: 4136

The Expert Institute Blog

The Expert Institute Blog

Covers legal and financial issues related to expert witnesses.

http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    $150 Million Dollar Award for Plaintiff in AbbeVie AndroGel Lawsuit

    $150 Million Dollar Award for Plaintiff in AbbeVie AndroGel Lawsuit
    On July 24th, AbbVie Inc. was ordered to pay $150 million in punitive damages to plaintiff Jesse Mitchell... Read More The post $150 Million Dollar Award for Plaintiff in AbbeVie AndroGel Lawsuit appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • Jul 25

    What is a Forensic Scientist?

    What is a Forensic Scientist?
    Forensic Scientists are technical experts that can aid in criminal and other legal investigations by processing evidence collected... Read More The post What is a Forensic Scientist? appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • Jul 25

    Facebook’s Oculus Faces Injunction and Sales Ban of Its Virtual Reality Headset

    Facebook’s Oculus Faces Injunction and Sales Ban of Its Virtual Reality Headset
    The saga continues for Oculus VR Inc., the virtual reality startup company acquired by social media giant, Facebook,... Read More The post Facebook’s Oculus Faces Injunction and Sales Ban of Its Virtual Reality Headset appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 3102

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: 99

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 396

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Varghese, Summersett & Smith, PLLC.

https://www.versustexas.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    Bond Forfeiture in Texas | Bond Revocations and Forfeiture

    Bond Forfeiture in Texas | Bond Revocations and Forfeiture
    Last month, the mother of the so-called “affluenza teen” found herself in front of a judge in the middle of a media firestorm for allegedly carrying a rifle at a gun show and sipping a beer in a bar. Normally in Texas, no one…
  • Jul 24

    Possession of Child Pornography | Federal Criminal Defense Attorney

    Possession of Child Pornography | Federal Criminal Defense Attorney
    Child pornography, under federal law, is any visual depiction of sexually explicit conduct involving a person under the age of 18. Federal law criminalizes three distinct charges under the Child Pornography statutes: The federal…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4757

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 27

    Healthism in the Current Political Climate

    Healthism in the Current Political Climate
    Jessica L. Roberts & Elizabeth Weeks Leonard, What Is (and Isn't) Healthism, 50 Ga. L. Rev. 833 (2016), available at SSRN. Jacqueline Fox As we are all aware, the current political time is one of great upheaval and unsureness in…
  • Jul 26

    Found in the Archive

    Found in the Archive
    Richard Chused and Wendy Williams, Gendered Law in American History (2016). Janet Halley Every major dimension of contemporary American family law underwent transformation in the 19th Century. Indeed, I have argued at considerable length…
  • Jul 25

    Democracy’s Golden Rule

    Democracy’s Golden Rule
    James T. Kloppenberg, Toward Democracy: The Struggle for Self-Rule in European and American Thought (2016). Roman Hoyos These are interesting times to be an historian of democracy. Historians are beginning to explore the myriad ways that…
Rank this Week: 261

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

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

http://accessdefense.com
  • Jul 26

    Wasted time and money – Starbucks and the ADA

    Wasted time and money – Starbucks and the ADA
    In some ways the 9th Circuit’s recent decision in Kalani v. Starbucks Coffee Co., 2017 WL 2813864, at *1 (9th Cir. June 28, 2017) is one of the saddest in the long history of ADA litigation. Robert Kalani was a mild kind of serial…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3788

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: 395

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: 723

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 26

    How independent are independent directors?

    How independent are independent directors?
    Board independence is a pillar of good corporate governance. It ensures that a corporation’s management is properly monitored and that the corporation’s decisions effectively balance the various stakeholders’ interests. Over…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4830

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 26

    Burberry Settles Wage and Hour Class Action Lawsuit

    Burberry Settles Wage and Hour Class Action Lawsuit
    Luxury retailer Burberry has agreed to a $2.54 million settlement with employees. The workers include retail store and warehouse employees in New York. Their class action lawsuit claimed that they were forced to put in extra hours without…
  • Jul 21

    Employee in California Sues Employer’s Lawyer For Retaliation

    Employee in California Sues Employer’s Lawyer For Retaliation
     When an employer is sued by an employee, it’s natural to want to end the proceedings quickly. However, it is not legal for an employer to take any retaliatory action against a worker, especially one that is suing them. As a recent…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 778

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 26

    Do You Know When to Use a Subpoena?

    Do You Know When to Use a Subpoena?
    A “subpoena” is a writ or an order that compels a witness to either show up and testify or produce something. CCP §1985(a). You can use a subpoena in discovery or in a civil trial or hearing. Here’s a look at which…
  • Jul 24

    Visitation Rights for Grandparent

    Visitation Rights for Grandparent
    In California, grandparents may petition for visitation with their grandchildren in certain situations. Here’s an overview of when grandparents may seek visitation and the presumptions their petitions will face. When a parent is…
  • Jul 21

    Establishing Credibility in Plaintiff’s Opening Statement

    Establishing Credibility in Plaintiff’s Opening Statement
    In a personal injury case, plaintiff’s counsel should approach the opening statement to the jury with one primary goal: establishing credibility. If the jury believes you, it will be much more likely to rule for your client.…
Rank this Week: 1902

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/
  • Jul 26

    Bad Faith Reservation of Rights by Insurance Company Defats Breach Claim Against its Insured

    Bad Faith Reservation of Rights by Insurance Company Defats Breach Claim Against its Insured
    In affirming the dismissal of an insurance company’s breach of contract claim which alleged that the insured’s failure to cooperate and obtain consent to settle breached the policy, the First Department held that despite…
  • Jun 22

    Can One Recover for Fraud in the Absence of Damages?

    Can One Recover for Fraud in the Absence of Damages?
    Some time ago, as part of a discussion about equitable rescission based on fraud, we noted that recovery based on a fraud claim where damages were not specifically alleged and sufficiently supported was the subject of a split between the…
  • May 1

    Fire Destroys Contractual Obligation

    Fire Destroys Contractual Obligation
    Leisure Time Travel, Inc., specializes in “producing holiday tours and vacations that comport with Jewish law and tradition.” Villa Roma claims to be the last resort in the Catskills region. In 2001, the parties entered into a…
Rank this Week: 3208

Austin Personal Injury Blog

Austin Personal Injury Blog

Litigation and injury news, cases and commentary. By Perlmutter & Schuelke, LLP.

http://www.civtrial.com/blog/
  • Jul 26

    What To Make Of The New NFL Brain Injury Study

    What To Make Of The New NFL Brain Injury Study
    Yesterday, a new study on brain injuries in NFL players that was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association made news. As you may have heard, the study looked at brains of 111 former NFL players, and 110 of the brains had…
  • May 16

    Driverless Car Drama

    Driverless Car Drama
    We obviously represent a lot of people who are injured in car wrecks so I’m always interested in what happens on the driverless car front.  This story  presenting real life drama and corporate espionage in the driverless car…
  • May 12

    U.T. Looking To Cut Football Brain Injurie

    U.T. Looking To Cut Football Brain Injurie
    My University of Texas football team hasn’t been on the cutting edge of winning the last few years (and we’re hoping that’s changing), but we are on the cutting edge of trying to protect players from brain injuries.…
Rank this Week: 1207

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

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

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • Jul 26

    Are you a non-white or female manager? Be careful before you promote diversity efforts! 

    Are you a non-white or female manager? Be careful before you promote diversity efforts! 
    This is a really disturbing and yet, so intuitively predictable article about what happens when you are a Black, Brown, and/or Female manager in your workplace. While past research has blamed the high achiever for acting as gatekeepers and…
  • Jul 24

    Kitty Genovese, the ‘bystander effect’, and false confessions 

    Kitty Genovese, the ‘bystander effect’, and false confessions 
    Think back to your Psychology 101 class in college or an upper level Social Psychology undergraduate course and you will probably remember the famous case of Kitty Genovese who was murdered in a brutal attack outside her Queens, NY apartment…
  • Jul 21

    Know your jurors: NRA members are different than other gun owners 

    Know your jurors: NRA members are different than other gun owners 
    In voir dire and jury selection, seemingly small differences can help you make decisions that are good for your case facts. Recently, the Pew Research Center put out a survey showing that gun owners who are also NRA members have a…
Rank this Week: 1195

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

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

http://www.leventhalpllc.com/news-commentary/
  • Jul 26

    Minnesota Litigator Profile: Kristine Kube

    Minnesota Litigator Profile: Kristine Kube
    There are not many Minnesota civil litigators in private practice with as specific of a focus and practice area as Kristine Kubes. Kristine is a construction litigator and, even more focused than that, she specifically represents design and…
  • Jul 24

    A Big Bank Defense of Its Role in the Mortgage Meltdown

    A Big Bank Defense of Its Role in the Mortgage Meltdown
    In car manufacturing, some manufacturers and, more specifically, certain models enjoy solid reputations of dependability. Imagine a scenario where, over several years, the manufacturer of such a highly respected model starts cutting expenses…
  • Jul 21

    Machinery Machination

    Machinery Machination
    Andrew Archer sold a wholly-owned company to Bulldog Holdings. Part of the deal, from Archer’s perspective, was that Bulldog Holdings would continue to sell machines that included Archer’s retained intellectual property and…
Rank this Week: 321

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Jul 26

    Seventh Circuit Forbids Magistrates From Awarding Monetary Sanction

    Seventh Circuit Forbids Magistrates From Awarding Monetary Sanction
    First Classics, Inc. v. Jack Lake Prods., Inc., No. 17 C 1996, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jun. 1, 2017) (Cole, Mag. J.). Judge Cole granted plaintiff’s motion to cancel the parties’ agreed settlement conference, but denied…
  • Jul 24

    Court Construes Key Terms in Mini-Markman

    Court Construes Key Terms in Mini-Markman
    WorldLogic Corp. v. Chicago Logic, Inc., No. 16 C 11713, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jun. 5, 2017) (Feinerman, J.). Judge Feinerman construed a key claim term from each patent in suit as part of a mini-Markman proceeding in this patent dispute…
  • Jul 21

    Typographical Claim Error Survives Motion to Dismi

    Typographical Claim Error Survives Motion to Dismi
    Midwest Innovative Prods., LLC v. Kinamor, Inc., No. 16 C 11005, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 31, 2017) (Shah, J.). Judge Shah denied defendants’ (collectively “Kinamor”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss plaintiff…
Rank this Week: 109

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: 173

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Jul 26

    WSJ Journal Reports on Decline in Tort Lawsuit

    WSJ Journal Reports on Decline in Tort Lawsuit
    Tuesday’s WSJ article by Joe Palazzalo about the decline in tort lawsuits is a must read for litigators. Here are just some of the facts and factors listed in the article: tort filings declined from 16% of civil state court filings in…
  • Jul 25

    What You Can Find in My Tweet

    What You Can Find in My Tweet
    After the panel discussion on social media at the Bar Convention and talking to people about Twitter, I am going to experiment with using Twitter in connection with this blog. Here is my Twitter feed. I will still blog a couple of times a…
  • Jul 24

    July Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    July Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the July 2017 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $327,000 plaintiff verdict (minus 73% comparative fault = $88,290)- Gulfport federal court trip-and-fall (6/8/17); $123,727 bench verdict (Judge Weathers)- Forest…
Rank this Week: 423

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/
  • Jul 25

    DOL seeks comments on proposed federal overtime rule

    DOL seeks comments on proposed federal overtime rule
    In response to court challenges to the federal overtime rule that was scheduled to go into effect on December 1, 2016, the Department of Labor (DoL) has decided not to advocate for the minimum weekly salary ($913) required by the...
  • Jul 5

    What Oregon’s expanded version of the Equal Pay Act of 2017 means for employer

    What Oregon’s expanded version of the Equal Pay Act of 2017 means for employer
    The Oregon legislature recently enacted an expanded Equal Pay Act designed to eliminate discriminatory pay practices based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation (as defined in ORS 174.100), national origin, marital status, veteran…
  • Jun 23

    Supreme Court Finds Law Banning Registration of Disparaging Trademarks Unconstitutional

    Supreme Court Finds Law Banning Registration of Disparaging Trademarks Unconstitutional
    Earlier this week, in Matal v. Tam, the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of Portland-based rock band, the Slants, finding that the section of the Lanham Act banning offensive trademarks was an unconstitutional restraint…
Rank this Week: 1436

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Covers lawsuit funding. By Lawsuit Financial Corp.

http://www.lawsuitfinanceblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Spilled Coffee To Blame For Auto-Pedestrian Accident

    Spilled Coffee To Blame For Auto-Pedestrian Accident
    There are many contributing factors in many auto-pedestrian accidents, with driver inattention being the most common cause. A woman is recovering after being hit by a car in Kenosha, Wisconsin. According to police, the woman was walking in…
  • Jul 7

    Surgical Error Resulted in Additional Surgery and Permanent Urinary Incontinence

    Surgical Error Resulted in Additional Surgery and Permanent Urinary Incontinence
    A woman recently settled a medical malpractice lawsuit in which she alleged negligence resulted in permanent urinary incontinence. In 2012, a woman with multiple sclerosis underwent a hysterectomy. She claimed that during surgery the ureter…
  • Jun 20

    Auto Accident Caused by Drug Impairment Leaves Child with Permanent Brain Damage

    Auto Accident Caused by Drug Impairment Leaves Child with Permanent Brain Damage
    Prescription drug use (and abuse) is a rising factor in auto accidents across the United States. Drowsiness, slowed reaction time, and disorientation are just a few side effects of prescription medications that can affect a person’s…
Rank this Week: 1033

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

By Morris James LLP.

http://www.morrisjames.com/blogs-Delaware-Business-Litigation-Report
  • Jul 25

    Court Upholds Stockholder's Share Ownership and Books-and-Records Request

    Court Upholds Stockholder's Share Ownership and Books-and-Records Request
    Companies often defend against stockholder requests to inspect books and records by contending that the plaintiff stockholder lacks a proper purpose or that his or her stated purpose is not the real purpose. Less common is a contention that…
  • Jul 24

    Court of Chancery Advocates New Test Governing Preclusion in Derivative Litigation

    Court of Chancery Advocates New Test Governing Preclusion in Derivative Litigation
    In re Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Delaware Derivative Litig., C.A. No. 7455-CB (Del. Ch. July 25, 2017) This is an important decision holding that just because one derivative litigation was dismissed for failure to overcome the requirement of…
  • Jul 18

    How to Open the Door to Chancery

    How to Open the Door to Chancery
    Sometimes more is not a good idea. That is the case when a complaint alleges multiple bases to invoke the jurisdiction of the Delaware Court of Chancery, but still fails to sustain that subject matter jurisdiction. The recent decision in Yu…
Rank this Week: 4392

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 25

    9 Things That Define the Best Litigation Graphic

    9 Things That Define the Best Litigation Graphic
    A trial team might reasonably start a meeting with their litigation graphics consultants by saying, “We’re looking to you to help us design the best litigation graphics possible for this case.” It's a reasonable sounding…
  • Jul 20

    Please Pretty Up These Litigation Graphic

    Please Pretty Up These Litigation Graphic
    Since litigation graphics are so crucial to winning a case, it’s a necessity to put your litigation graphic artist in a position where he or she is most likely to succeed. How should a litigation graphic artist begin his or her work?…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2870

Johnson & Hunter, Inc.

Johnson & Hunter, Inc.

Teaches advocacy and persuasion for trial lawyers and public speaking to corporate lawyers.

http://www.johnson-hunter.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    Help the ABA Journal Select the Top 100 Legal Blog

    Help the ABA Journal Select the Top 100 Legal Blog
    The ABA Journal is asking for nominations for the Top 100 Legal Blogs. They are expanding their “Web 100” scope this year with new categories for social media and law firm […] The post Help the ABA Journal Select the…
  • Jul 11

    What Does Swagger Look Like?

    What Does Swagger Look Like?
    What does swagger look like? Watching a tennis tournament on TV recently, commentators began talking about whether certain competitors looked like they belonged in the big leagues. Who had swagger? […] The post What Does Swagger Look…
  • Jun 8

    Deliberate Practice and “Peak”

    Deliberate Practice and “Peak”
    When we suggest to our workshop participants that they should practice the skills we have honed, we often get skeptical stares. Body language scrunches up and shoulders turn away. Eye […] The post Deliberate Practice and…
Rank this Week: 1776

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 25

    #TwitterTuesday--Legal New

    #TwitterTuesday--Legal New
    For the most up-to-date appellate happenings, follow these legal news sources: Appellate Law360 (@AppellateLaw360)--I enjoy my daily Law360 emails, full of great news stories. The Appellate Law360 twitter account covers "late-breaking…
  • Jul 24

    Law360 Top Appellate Attorneys Under 40

    Law360 Top Appellate Attorneys Under 40
    Last week Law360 named its "Rising Stars for 2017," which features accomplished attorneys under the age of 40 who have achieved significant career accomplishments in their respective fields. The list is broken up into 35 areas, one…
  • 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...
Rank this Week: 3915

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Jul 24

    More on the Ray Tensing Juror

    More on the Ray Tensing Juror
    Here are two more jury-related stories connected to the Ray Tensing trial. Tensing, a University of Cincinnati police officer, was charged with murder and voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Sam Dubose, an African-American…
  • Jul 21

    Latest Edition of the Jur-E Bulletin

    Latest Edition of the Jur-E Bulletin
    Remittitur The Supreme Court of Arizona rendered an opinion in Soto v, Sacco on July 13, 2017. Mr. Soto had a broken arm as a result of a motorcycle accident caused by defendant Sacco. At trial, the only issue for...
  • 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...
Rank this Week: 550

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Has Trump Violated Criminal Laws? If so, should he be prosecuted?

    Has Trump Violated Criminal Laws? If so, should he be prosecuted?
    Three publications in the last two weeks have highlighted the issue of whether President Trump has violated criminal laws while in office. They also raise the question of whether, if he has, a prosecutor should or should not bring charges…
  • Jul 21

    Zalkind Law’s Emma Quinn-Judge Honored as one of the 2017 Top Women of Law

    Zalkind Law’s Emma Quinn-Judge Honored as one of the 2017 Top Women of Law
    We are proud to announce that partner Emma Quinn-Judge is being honored as one of the 2017 Top Women of the Law by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.  The annual award recognizes women lawyers for outstanding accomplishments in the legal…
  • Jun 30

    Massachusetts Legislature Passes Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

    Massachusetts Legislature Passes Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
    Yesterday the Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 2093, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA). Last month the House unanimously passed a similar bill, H. 3680. The PWFA is headed to Governor Charlie Baker, who has indicated…
Rank this Week: 4192

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/
  • Jul 24

    Ohio Bar green lights cloud computing and virtual law firm

    Ohio Bar green lights cloud computing and virtual law firm
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Ohio Bar green lights cloud computing and virtual law firms Cloud computing - where electronic data is stored offsite on servers owned and…
  • Jul 20

    U.S. Supreme Court on First Amendment rights and social media

    U.S. Supreme Court on First Amendment rights and social media
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Last month the United States Supreme Court weighed in on the intersection of the First Amendment with social media in Packinham v. North…
  • Jun 29

    Free Legal Research With Google Scholar

    Free Legal Research With Google Scholar
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** It is indisputable that the internet and advances in technology have leveled the playing field, making it easier than ever for solo and small…
Rank this Week: 373

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: 3719

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
  • Jul 24

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW
    PERSONAL UPDATE: I woke up this morning realizing that it had been 6 months since my last post. One of the drawbacks to the aging process is that time seems to pass so much faster than when we were younger. … Continue reading →
  • Jan 15

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip
    RULE OF PRIMACY: Following the “Rule of Primacy” is one of the easiest (yet most overlooked) ways for attorneys to improve their trial performance. If you’re a young attorney with aspirations of becoming the next Clarence…
  • Dec 10

    SNAPCHAT AS EVIDENCE: THE SMOKING GUN OFTEN OVERLOOKED

    SNAPCHAT AS EVIDENCE: THE SMOKING GUN OFTEN OVERLOOKED
    Greetings to all my cold Minnesota friends (cold hands but warm hearts). I’m writing this post from my winter home in Scottsdale, AZ where it’s currently a balmy 66 degrees. (sorry I couldn’t resist). Since writing my last…
Rank this Week: 4000

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Jul 24

    In Jackson v. CitiMortgage, Inc., No.…

    In Jackson v. CitiMortgage, Inc., No. W2016-00701-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. May 31, 2017), the Tennessee Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment on an intentional misrepresentation (or fraud) claim where the plaintiffs could not establish…
  • Jul 21

    Statute of Limitations Bars Mother’s Claim Against Health Care Provider

    Statute of Limitations Bars Mother’s Claim Against Health Care Provider
    Woodruff v. Walker, No. W2016-01895-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. May 26, 2017) is anHCLA case that addressed the timeliness of plaintiffs’ claims. Plaintiffs, a mother and child, filed suit alleging that “both plaintiffs suffered…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 257

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 24

    The Results are In!

    The Results are In!
    Respect for our users is one of Everlaw’s core values as an organization. As part of this, we use many different mechanisms to listen to our users, but one of our favorites is our annual user survey. The most recent was sent this past…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4641

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
  • Jul 24

    The Results are In!

    The Results are In!
    Respect for our users is one of Everlaw’s core values as an organization. As part of this, we use many different mechanisms to listen to our users, but one of our favorites is our annual user survey. The most recent was sent this past…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4600

Everlaw Blog

Everlaw Blog

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

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Jul 24

    The Results are In!

    The Results are In!
    Respect for our users is one of Everlaw’s core values as an organization. As part of this, we use many different mechanisms to listen to our users, but one of our favorites is our annual user survey. The most recent was sent this past…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4972