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Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

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

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Legal Ethics Considerations for Lawyers' Use of Cloud Computing Service

    Legal Ethics Considerations for Lawyers' Use of Cloud Computing Service
    In Legal Ethics Considerations for Lawyers' Use of Cloud Computing Services, Internet For Lawyer’s Mark Rosch writes:We often get questions about the security of "cloud computing" services like Google Apps and whether that security is…
  • Apr 18

    Gasoline Explosion Expert Witnesse

    Gasoline Explosion Expert Witnesse
    Gasoline explosion expert witnesses may report and testify on fuel explosions, flammable materials, and tanker truck explosions. On March 26 in Huimanguillo, in the southeastern Mexican state of Tabasco, villagers tried to take gasoline from…
  • Apr 16

    Becoming a Better Digital Forensics Witness Part 2

    Becoming a Better Digital Forensics Witness Part 2
    Attorney Craig Ball is a forensic technology expert witness. On his website, Ball in Your Court, he writes on his experience as an expert witness.Becoming a Better Digital Forensics Witness Don’t Be Jekyll and Hyde We communicate as…
Rank this Week: 311

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Same-sex marriage: The decisive question

    Same-sex marriage: The decisive question
    Analysis Twenty-two months ago, the Supreme Court — perhaps not fully realizing that it was doing so — set off a constitutional revolution.  In a decision that spoke somewhat tentatively about an “evolving understanding…
  • Apr 25

    This week at the Court

    This week at the Court
    On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect orders from the April 24 Conference. We expect one or more opinions in argued cases at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. We will be live-blogging beginning at 9:45. This is the second week of the April sitting.  On…
  • Apr 24

    Argument preview: Execution methods: broad or narrow look?

    Argument preview: Execution methods: broad or narrow look?
    At 10 a.m. Wednesday, the final day of oral arguments this Term, the Supreme Court will hold a one-hour hearing on an Oklahoma death penalty case that could range widely over broad constitutional questions, or — in the alternative…
Rank this Week: 30

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 19

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 301

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: 135

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: 637

Texas Causes of Action Blawg

Texas Causes of Action Blawg

Features caselaw updates and cites on causes of actions and affirmative defenses culled from Texas appeals court opinions. By Wolfgang Demino.

http://causeofactionelements.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1422

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
  • Apr 24

    Blue Bell Ice Cream’s Path to Listeria Recall Follows a Rocky Road

    Blue Bell Ice Cream’s Path to Listeria Recall Follows a Rocky Road
    Eric Skelly and Kevin W. Hadfield How to ‘Bell-weather’ a Recall: Position Your Company to Withstand a Recall Efficiently and Effectively   Headlines announcing the recall of some product or another seem to appear as…
  • Apr 15

    Why You Should Seek Diversity in Your Law Firm

    Why You Should Seek Diversity in Your Law Firm
    Nicole Harrison From television to transportation services, it seems that everywhere we look, people are seeking increased diversity. We want to see every race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, and socioeconomic background…
  • Mar 10

    Plaintiff’s Experts Barred from Offering “Any Exposure” Theory in Asbestos Lung Cancer Case

    Plaintiff’s Experts Barred from Offering “Any Exposure” Theory in Asbestos Lung Cancer Case
    Elizabeth Moore IL court rejects de minimis exposure to asbestos as ‘substantial contributing factor’ An Illinois federal judge recently barred expert testimony espousing the “Any Exposure” theory, which is also…
Rank this Week: 2928

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4563

Faruki, Ireland & Cox P.L.L.…

Faruki, Ireland & Cox P.L.L. Business Litigation Blog

Covers data security, intellectual property, advertising & media, and business litigation.

http://businesslitigationinfo.com
  • Apr 24

    Kroc Center Hosts Dayton’s Spring Edition of the Bench/Bar Media Law Forum

    Kroc Center Hosts Dayton’s Spring Edition of the Bench/Bar Media Law Forum
    Yesterday, FIC partner Jeff Cox and U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael J. Newman moderated the spring edition of Dayton’s Bench/Bar Media Law Forum. For the past several years, Dayton’s legal community, media outlets, and law…
  • Apr 24

    APRIL 2015 FI&C WEBSITE NEWSLETTER

    APRIL 2015 FI&C WEBSITE NEWSLETTER
    *   Ron Raether, Don Burton, and Chris Herman successfully brought an end to a plaintiff’s pursuit of class status in a case filed in the Central District of California. *   Last month Charlie Faruki, and David Greer…
  • Apr 21

    Optimism and Concern for the Future of Journo-Drone

    Optimism and Concern for the Future of Journo-Drone
    Over the past few years, journalists increasingly have become interested in operating unmanned aerial systems – better known as drones – to report the news. Some media organizations have predicted that drones “will be used…
Rank this Week: 4512

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.businesslitigationinfo.com/
  • Apr 24

    Kroc Center Hosts Dayton’s Spring Edition of the Bench/Bar Media Law Forum

    Kroc Center Hosts Dayton’s Spring Edition of the Bench/Bar Media Law Forum
    Yesterday, FIC partner Jeff Cox and U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael J. Newman moderated the spring edition of Dayton’s Bench/Bar Media Law Forum. For the past several years, Dayton’s legal community, media outlets, and law…
  • Apr 24

    APRIL 2015 FI&C WEBSITE NEWSLETTER

    APRIL 2015 FI&C WEBSITE NEWSLETTER
    *   Ron Raether, Don Burton, and Chris Herman successfully brought an end to a plaintiff’s pursuit of class status in a case filed in the Central District of California. *   Last month Charlie Faruki, and David Greer…
  • Apr 21

    Optimism and Concern for the Future of Journo-Drone

    Optimism and Concern for the Future of Journo-Drone
    Over the past few years, journalists increasingly have become interested in operating unmanned aerial systems – better known as drones – to report the news. Some media organizations have predicted that drones “will be used…
Rank this Week: 1431

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/
  • Apr 24

    Multilingual Website Translation Services and the Case for Multi-Lingual Website

    Multilingual Website Translation Services and the Case for Multi-Lingual Website
    Having a multilingual website automatically gives your business global reach, and the potential for a global audience. Of course, a wider audience means a wider range of foreign languages spoken by your website’s visitors and viewers.…
  • Mar 27

    Legal Translation Services for Entertainment Lawyer

    Legal Translation Services for Entertainment Lawyer
    Recently, Hunan Group announced a large financing deal with Lions Gate, a move that became the largest Chinese investment in Hollywood in history. This is likely just the first step in this direction by Chinese companies. More and more…
  • Mar 5

    Multilingual Business Translation Service

    Multilingual Business Translation Service
    We blogged about legal translation services in the context of machine translation. Foreign language translation services for businesses are becoming more common in smaller, regional dialects, according to a recent article in The Economist…
Rank this Week: 566

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
  • Apr 24

    7 Contract Damages Provisions to Bargain Over

    7 Contract Damages Provisions to Bargain Over
    When you’re negotiating and drafting a contract, your client may be excited and focused on the positives, but you have to keep your eye on the dark side, i.e., the consequences of a breach. Consider bargaining over favorable damages…
  • Apr 22

    Size Up Your Adversary

    Size Up Your Adversary
    When it comes to litigating a case, your client’s objectives are only half the story. If you want to gain an advantage, you’ll also need to successfully assess your adversary’s goals, capabilities, and willingness to fight.…
  • Apr 20

    6 Things to Know About Interrogatory Response

    6 Things to Know About Interrogatory Response
    So, you’ve been hit with interrogatories. Before you start working on responses, review these 6 points. 1. You have a duty to respond. A party who has been served with interrogatories under CCP §§2030.010–2030.410 has a…
Rank this Week: 2432

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 428

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
  • Apr 24

    Why We Don’t Offer Everlaw Certification

    Why We Don’t Offer Everlaw Certification
    Many ediscovery vendors offer certifications for their platforms, and you often have to be certified before you can start using their software effectively. However, Everlaw has a different outlook: we believe that you shouldn’t have to…
  • Apr 17

    Why Small Firms and Solos Need an Ediscovery Tool

    Why Small Firms and Solos Need an Ediscovery Tool
    When talking with small firm lawyers and solo practitioners at Legaltech New York, I couldn’t help but notice that many are skeptical of using ediscovery tools in their practices. So much so, for several solo practitioners, that they…
  • Apr 10

    Increasing Our Commitment to Open-Source Software

    Increasing Our Commitment to Open-Source Software
    We at Everlaw love open-source software. We build off of open-source tools for our application server, database, search engine, front-end framework, and more. What that means is that we don’t reinvent the wheel each time we write a new…
Rank this Week: 5013

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

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

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Apr 24

    Why We Don’t Offer Everlaw Certification

    Why We Don’t Offer Everlaw Certification
    Many ediscovery vendors offer certifications for their platforms, and you often have to be certified before you can start using their software effectively. However, Everlaw has a different outlook: we believe that you shouldn’t have to…
  • Apr 17

    Why Small Firms and Solos Need an Ediscovery Tool

    Why Small Firms and Solos Need an Ediscovery Tool
    When talking with small firm lawyers and solo practitioners at Legaltech New York, I couldn’t help but notice that many are skeptical of using ediscovery tools in their practices. So much so, for several solo practitioners, that they…
  • Apr 10

    Increasing Our Commitment to Open-Source Software

    Increasing Our Commitment to Open-Source Software
    We at Everlaw love open-source software. We build off of open-source tools for our application server, database, search engine, front-end framework, and more. What that means is that we don’t reinvent the wheel each time we write a new…
Rank this Week: 5020

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

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

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • Apr 24

    “I know I shouldn’t text from the toilet,  but….”

    “I know I shouldn’t text from the toilet,  but….”
    People take selfies at funerals and text during sex. Others text while in the shower or while using the toilet (which apparently is not just for newspapers and books any longer). And wherever there are social faux pas’ you can bet…
  • Apr 22

    Lumbersexuals with tattoos: Are they new and improved? 

    Lumbersexuals with tattoos: Are they new and improved? 
    Recently we blogged about an emerging demographic subgroup: the lumbersexual. After reading the flurry of mainstream media articles about this group, here is how we described them: “As far as we can tell, the lumbersexual is an urban…
  • Apr 10

    Pitfalls of the prevaricator 

    Pitfalls of the prevaricator 
    Typically we write about newly published research here at The Jury Room. But one of our favorite blogs (Mind Hacks) wrote about this article and then we went to read the actual article and discovered it was authored by some of our favorite…
Rank this Week: 1370

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/
  • Apr 24

    Bricolage Jurisprudence

    Bricolage Jurisprudence
    Brian BixMost people who use the terms at all treat “jurisprudence” and “legal philosophy” as interchangeable terms. In “Why Jurisprudence is Not Legal Philosophy,” Roger Cotterrell argues for a distinct…
  • Apr 22

    Fair Use Safe Harbors?

    Fair Use Safe Harbors?
    Michael C. Donaldson, Refuge From The Storm: A Fair Use Safe Harbor For Non-Fiction Works, 59 J. Copyright Soc’y U.S.A. 477 (2012), available at SSRN.Pam SamuelsonSo much has been written on the fair use case law in the U.S. that…
  • Apr 21

    An Intimate Look at the Rise of Data Totalitarianism

    An Intimate Look at the Rise of Data Totalitarianism
    Dave Eggers, The Circle, Vintage Books (2014).Niva Elkin-KorenOne of the greatest challenges faced by cyber scholars and policymakers is how to predict the undesired social consequences of technological developments and to design the best…
Rank this Week: 264

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 956

Alaska Law Blawg

Alaska Law Blawg

Covers Alaska business law, litigation and recent decisions. By Clayton Walker.

http://aloinc.com/alaska-law-blawg/
  • Apr 23

    Resolving Cross Motions for Summary Judgment

    Resolving Cross Motions for Summary Judgment
    By: Clayton Walker The Alaska Supreme Court overruled a Superior Court’s resolution of Cross Motions for Summary Judgment.  Stavenjord v. Schmidt.  The case started back in 2001.  The matter had been fully briefed by…
  • Apr 16

    1099-C Tax on Debt Forgivene

    1099-C Tax on Debt Forgivene
    By: Clayton Walker The federal tax code taxes debt forgiveness.  The tax code also requires those forgiving debts to file information returns to the IRS, using form 1099-C. So, you lose your house in a foreclosure sale and the bank…
  • Mar 18

    Alaska Overtime — Professional Employee Exemption Doesn’t Cover Pilot

    Alaska Overtime — Professional Employee Exemption Doesn’t Cover Pilot
    By: Clayton Walker Alaska Overtime law requires covered employers to pay overtime to covered employees.  One exemption to the overtime law is the Professional Employee Exemption.  The old Alaska exemption was not the same as the…
Rank this Week: 4688

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/
  • Apr 23

    Lights, camera, roll 'em...

    Lights, camera, roll 'em...
    Today's LA Times presents After Court Adjourns, 9th Circuit Judge's Movie Nights Are A Hit here, about the movie nights at the Ninth Circuit, started by Judge Kozinski.Kozinski holds the event, known as KFF or Kozinski's Favorite Flicks,…
  • Apr 22

    Baseball themed dissent in Barry Bonds case

    Baseball themed dissent in Barry Bonds case
    The Barry Bonds en banc opinion is out (here), and Judge Rawlinson pens a baseball-themed dissent with the following intro, headings and conclusion:U.S. v. Bonds, No. 11-10669Rawlinson, Circuit Judge, dissenting:There is no joy in this…
  • Apr 21

    Editing tricks fail to fool court; brief stricken

    Editing tricks fail to fool court; brief stricken
    Looking for ways to outsmart the 14K word limit? Law360 today has a story titled Too-Long Brief Dooms Banking Patent Appeal at Fed. Circ., where "A trick straight out of high school English class cost [an appellant]" in a big way: its appeal…
Rank this Week: 639

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: 4372

Legal Radar

Legal Radar

Offers news coverage on civil litigation. By Sue Kerry.

http://www.legalradar.com/
  • Apr 23

    Google Facing Age Discrimination Suit by Job Candidate

    Google Facing Age Discrimination Suit by Job Candidate
    A 64-year old tech worker from Florida recently filed an age discrimination suit against the Google early this week. He claims the search engine giant passed on him during an interview due to his age. Robert Heath indicated in his complaint…
  • Apr 23

    Bonds’ Conviction on Obstruction of Justice Reversed

    Bonds’ Conviction on Obstruction of Justice Reversed
    The obstruction of justice conviction of Barry Bonds was overturned just recently by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which ruled his answer before the grand jury years ago wasn’t material to the government probe on the distribution…
  • Apr 22

    SC: No Hearing for Gupta Insider-Trading Appeal

    SC: No Hearing for Gupta Insider-Trading Appeal
    Early this week, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to look into an insider-trading conviction of an ex-director for Goldman Sachs Group, Inc, Rajat Gupta. The justices didn’t leave any comment on their rejection of Gupta’s appeal on his…
Rank this Week: 1042

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/
  • Apr 23

    Call for Papers: Eighth Annual Junior Faculty Federal Courts Workshop

    Call for Papers: Eighth Annual Junior Faculty Federal Courts Workshop
    The Eighth Annual Junior Faculty Federal Courts Workshop is happening at the University of California, Irvine School of Law on September 11-12, 2015. If you wish to present a paper, the deadline to submit abstracts is June 19, 2015. Howard...
  • Apr 23

    First Annual Civil Procedure Workshop: July 16-17, Seattle University

    First Annual Civil Procedure Workshop: July 16-17, Seattle University
    As we covered earlier, the first annual Civil Procedure Workshop is being held July 16-17 at Seattle University School of Law. You can find more details and registration information in the document linked below: Download Seattle Civil…
  • Apr 22

    SCOTUS Decision in Wong (& June): Equitable Tolling & the Federal Tort Claims Act

    SCOTUS Decision in Wong (& June): Equitable Tolling & the Federal Tort Claims Act
    Today the Supreme Court issued its decisions in United States v. Wong and United States v. June. As covered earlier, the cases address whether two time limits contained in the Federal Tort Claims Act are subject to equitable tolling.…
Rank this Week: 213

Structured Settlements 4Real

Structured Settlements 4Real

Provides structured settlement information, provocative commentary, news and opinion about structured settlements and settlement planning. By John Darer.

http://structuredsettlements.typepad.com/structured_settlements_4r/
  • Apr 23

    Amended Complaint in Burn Victim/Amputee Suit Alleges More Outrageous Conduct by Settlement Purchaser

    Amended Complaint in Burn Victim/Amputee Suit Alleges More Outrageous Conduct by Settlement Purchaser
    "Defendant SAF through its agents met with Terrence in West Virginia, sent notaries to Terrence’s home in West Virginia, took Terrence to strip clubs, restaurants and stores in West Virginia, drove... This is a content summary only.…
  • Apr 22

    SFSP To Offer Long Term Care Insurance With Member Discount

    SFSP To Offer Long Term Care Insurance With Member Discount
    by John Darer® CLU ChFC CSSC RSP CLTC The Society of Financial Service Professionals (SFSP), a credential only financial planning association, has announced that long term care insurance through... This is a content summary only. Please…
  • Apr 22

    Aikman Structured Finance Acts in Poor Taste | Sends Zombie Toy to Grieving Son

    Aikman Structured Finance Acts in Poor Taste | Sends Zombie Toy to Grieving Son
    Tim Aikman is not someone who I would choose to do business with now or ever. Tim Aikman's actions speak of an insensitive jerk who clearly lacks good judgment. This is a content summary only. Please click on the title for the full content…
Rank this Week: 68

Delaware Trial Practice Blog

Delaware Trial Practice Blog

Covers the Delaware state courts. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawaretrialpractice.foxrothschild.com/
  • Apr 23

    Alimony Decision Remanded For Determination Of The Date Of Cohabitation

    Alimony Decision Remanded For Determination Of The Date Of Cohabitation
    The case of Sullivan v. Sullivan, Del. Supr. No. 258, 2014, April 21, 2015, raised multiple issues on appeal.  Of particular interest was Mr. Sullivan’s request to receive credit for alimony payments made after Ms. Sullivan began…
  • Apr 15

    2015 Bench and Bar Conference

    2015 Bench and Bar Conference
    The 2015 Bench and Bar Conference will be held in Wilmington on Friday, May 15 at the Chase Center on the Riverfront (a registration form can be found here).  This Conference is an excellent opportunity for practitioners…
  • Apr 9

    Writ Of Garnishment Examined By The Superior Court

    Writ Of Garnishment Examined By The Superior Court
    The issue presented in Mosaica Education, Inc. v. Academy of Dover, Inc. was concise: Is the Office of the Treasurer subject to a writ of garnishment if a State affiliate has a debt owing to a third party?   The Superior Court…
Rank this Week: 4722

Dispute Resolution in Germany

Dispute Resolution in Germany

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

http://www.disputeresolutiongermany.com/
  • Apr 23

    Administrative Court Magdeburg: No Access to Files of Limbach Commission under the Freedom of Information Act

    Administrative Court Magdeburg: No Access to Files of Limbach Commission under the Freedom of Information Act
    In a judgment dated April 21, 2015, the Administrative Court (Verwaltungsgericht) Magdeburg held that the files of the so-called Limbach Commission or “Advisory Commission on the return of cultural property seized as a result of…
  • Apr 2

    Costs in International Arbitration, IBA Conference, June 18/19, 2014 Munich

    Costs in International Arbitration, IBA Conference, June 18/19, 2014 Munich
    The IBA Arbitration Committee devots a one-day conference to Costs in International Arbitration. The programme will kick off with a keynote speech by Gerhard Wagner, Humboldt Universität, Berlin, on Costs of Arbitration Proceedings.…
  • Mar 25

    Sports Arbitration: Update on the Wilhelmshaven Case

    Sports Arbitration: Update on the Wilhelmshaven Case
    In February 2015, I wrote about the Wilhelmshaven case: The Bremen Court of Appeals (Oberlandesgericht) had found in favour of SV Wilhelmshaven, a northern German amateur football club, in its dispute with FIFA and the German Football…
Rank this Week: 1941

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/
  • Apr 23

    Know Your Judge...Through Analytics, Not Anecdote

    Know Your Judge...Through Analytics, Not Anecdote
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: So you're slated for trial before a judge who is new to you. Naturally, you do your due diligence and try to find out all you can on what makes this judge tick. The result? A few broad comments and stories in response…
  • Apr 20

    Bottom Line Your Deposition Advice: Four Rule

    Bottom Line Your Deposition Advice: Four Rule
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Listen, pause, use your own words, and then stop. Sometimes witness advice should be covered in detail, and at other times you just need to bottom line it. A week or so ago, I was arriving for a meeting with attorneys…
  • Apr 16

    Appeal to the ‘Us’ in Your Audience

    Appeal to the ‘Us’ in Your Audience
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: As the Beatles sang, “I am he, as you are he, as you are me, and we are all together” (I Am the Walrus). Okay, so it wasn’t their most coherent musical statement. But it does illustrate a critically important…
Rank this Week: 1773

DRI Today

DRI Today

Covers the defense of civil actions.

http://dritoday.org/Default.aspx
Rank this Week: 2386

DRI Today

DRI Today

Features civil defense attorneys' perspectives on employment law, intellectual property, and product liability. From DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar.

http://forthedefense.org/Default.aspx
Rank this Week: 617

Construction & Transition…

Construction & Transition Litigation Law Blog

Covers community associations, EIFS, construction litigation and construction news. By the Construction Litigation Group of Stark & Stark.

http://www.constructionlitigationlawblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Practical Tips for New Construction Homebuyer

    Practical Tips for New Construction Homebuyer
    Purchasing a new construction home is an exciting endeavor. Once all the design options and custom changes are finalized, the wait begins. While all builders discourage purchasers from visiting the construction site, most builders will…
  • Apr 16

    What Prospective Homebuyers Should Look for When Evaluating Homes to Purchase

    What Prospective Homebuyers Should Look for When Evaluating Homes to Purchase
    Buying a home is one of the most rewarding, yet potentially costly, life experiences. Construction takes months, sometimes years, and despite the existence of building codes and municipal oversight, mistakes happen. Due to the concealed…
  • Mar 27

    The Need-to-Knows of Living in a Condominium Development – Part One: The Public Offering Statement

    The Need-to-Knows of Living in a Condominium Development – Part One: The Public Offering Statement
    No matter whether you are a first time home buyer or veteran repeat purchaser chances are you have been mentally preparing for the deluge of paper that accompanies this major purchase. The sheer magnitude of documents is understandably…
Rank this Week: 1041

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

Offers case summaries of Delaware court decisions in business-related litigation. By Morris James.

http://www.delawarebusinesslitigation.com/
  • Apr 23

    Chancery Applies Contract Principles in Preferred-Shares Dispute

    Chancery Applies Contract Principles in Preferred-Shares Dispute
    In Choupak v. Rivkin, C.A. No. 7000-VCL (Del. Ch. April 6, 2015), the Delaware Court of Chancery concluded after a trial that the defendant and counterclaim-plaintiff, Vladimir Rivkin, forged documents, lied about exercising options,…
  • Apr 22

    Peter B. Ladig to Participate in a Panel Discussion at the E-Discovery for the Mid-Size Case CLE on April 30th, 2015

    Peter B. Ladig to Participate in a Panel Discussion at the E-Discovery for the Mid-Size Case CLE on April 30th, 2015
    Morris James partner Peter B. Ladig will participate in a panel discussion at the E-Discovery for the Mid-Size Case CLE on April 30, 2015 sponsored by the E-Discovery and Technology Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association. Mr.…
  • Apr 21

    Court Of Chancery Notes The Outer Limits Of Contract/Fiduciary Claim

    Court Of Chancery Notes The Outer Limits Of Contract/Fiduciary Claim
    The Renco Group Inc. v. MacAndrews AMG Holdings LLC, C.A. 7668-VCN (April 20, 2015) There is a long line of decisions that holds when the parties set out their mutual rights and obligations in a contract, only contract law governs and a…
Rank this Week: 497

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: 4599

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Apr 23

    Is Plaintiff’s Fault Percentage Applied Before or After Tort Reform Damage Cap?

    Is Plaintiff’s Fault Percentage Applied Before or After Tort Reform Damage Cap?
    The Court of Appeals recently released an extensive opinion in a Tennessee car accident case, full of issues regarding evidence and trial questions. Three of the findings in this opinion are critical for tort lawyers to familiarize themselves…
  • Apr 21

    Tort Cases Pending Before the Tennessee Supreme Court

    Tort Cases Pending Before the Tennessee Supreme Court
    The Tennessee Supreme Court is currently reviewing the twelve cases of interest to Tennessee personal injury and wrongful death lawyers.  Click on the “continue reading”link to see the full list. 1.  Action Chiropractic…
  • Apr 21

    Email Blasts and Personal Jurisdiction

    Email Blasts and Personal Jurisdiction
    At what point do email blasts from one state into another allow a defendant to be sued in the state where the emails were sent (and where the plaintiff resides)? Plaintiff lived in Illinois and was injured at a ski resort in Wisconsin.…
Rank this Week: 276

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/
  • Apr 22

    Misguided Recommendation

    Misguided Recommendation
    In a recent article titled "Time for Congress to Reform Structured Settlements", published April 20, 2015 in the Congress Blog, attorney Richard Risk alleges "Congress’ noble goal of supporting accident victims has been upended by the…
  • Apr 15

    ASNP 2015 Annual Conference

    ASNP 2015 Annual Conference
    The Academy of Special Needs Planners (ASNP), one of three national associations of special needs attorneys (the others being the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and the Special Needs Alliance (SNA), hosted its ninth annual…
  • Apr 5

    SSP 2015 Annual Conference - 2

    SSP 2015 Annual Conference - 2
    The Society of Settlement Planners (SSP) hosted its 2015 Annual Conference last week in Las Vegas with an unprecedented number of structured settlement association leaders as speakers and attendees including representatives from the National…
Rank this Week: 391

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: 779

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/
  • Apr 22

    5 Ways to Maximize Persuasion During Opening Statements - Part 4

    5 Ways to Maximize Persuasion During Opening Statements - Part 4
      by Ryan H. Flax, Esq.Managing Director, Litigation ConsultingA2L Consulting We have discussed four important tips for maximizing persuasion during your opening statement (See parts 1, 2, and 3). The last tip is the use of…
  • Apr 21

    [Survey] What Webinar Topic Would You Like Us to Cover Next?

    [Survey] What Webinar Topic Would You Like Us to Cover Next?
      by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L Consulting A2L Consulting offered its first free litigation webinar just 18 months ago. Since then we've conducted six litigation focused webinars, all free, including: Storytelling for Litigators, …
  • Apr 20

    5 Ways to Maximize Persuasion During Opening Statements - Part 3

    5 Ways to Maximize Persuasion During Opening Statements - Part 3
      by Ryan H. Flax, Esq.Managing Director, Litigation ConsultingA2L Consulting In our two previous posts, we discussed two important roles that an opening statement can play: making you and your client appealing to the jurors, and…
Rank this Week: 3404

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers legal topics such as appeals, drug crimes, internet crimes, white collar crime, and federal criminal trials. By Kish & Lietz.

http://www.georgiafederalcriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1597

E-Discovery Beat

E-Discovery Beat

Covers electronic discovery. By Exterro.

http://www.exterro.com/e-discovery-beat/
  • Apr 22

    Treating E-Discovery as a Business Process Is Not Just Vendor Speak

    Treating E-Discovery as a Business Process Is Not Just Vendor Speak
    In February, Gartner analysts, Jie Zhang and Garth Landers, published two industry reports: The State of E-Discovery in 2015 and Beyond and Managing E-Discovery in the Digital Workplace. While the State of the Industry report focuses more…
  • Apr 21

    2015 E-Discovery Quarter Year Review

    2015 E-Discovery Quarter Year Review
    Can you believe it's already almost May? With 2015 already a fourth of the way through, I recently sat down with e-discovery and IG consultant Bobbi Basile, a Managing Director at HBR Consulting, to discuss her key takeaways from the year so…
  • Apr 20

    Allstate AGC on Managing E-Discovery In a Corporate Environment

    Allstate AGC on Managing E-Discovery In a Corporate Environment
    In house attorneys and legal directors for large corporations have many responsibilities, including overseeing e-discovery activities. Our recent Federal Judges Survey on E-Discovery Best Practices & Trends revealed that many…
Rank this Week: 2614

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/
  • Apr 22

    North Carolina weighs in on judges and social media

    North Carolina weighs in on judges and social media
    This week's Daily Record column is entitled "North Carolina weighs in on judges and social media." My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** North Carolina weighs in on judges and social media Judges using social media:…
  • Apr 9

    New York Ethics Decision on Lawyers and LinkedIn

    New York Ethics Decision on Lawyers and LinkedIn
    This week's Daily Record column is entitled "New York Ethics Decision on Lawyers and LinkedIn." My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** New York Ethics Decision on Lawyers and LinkedIn Earlier this month, the New York County…
  • Apr 8

    Join Me For Drinks In Boston on 4/24

    Join Me For Drinks In Boston on 4/24
    I'll be in Boston on April 24th and hope you can join me for free drinks compliments of MyCase at the Park Plaza Hotel Lobby Lounge Bar from 5-7 pm. I've already gotten a few Boston lawyer friends to agree to come, including Bob Ambrogi, Alan…
Rank this Week: 373

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: 1234

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Apr 22

    Governor, Legislature Get it Right with Texting and Driving Bill

    Governor, Legislature Get it Right with Texting and Driving Bill
    It was too long coming, but Mississippi has finally enacted a law banning texting while driving. The law prohibits texting, emailing and accessing social networking sites while driving. Kudos to Governor Bryant and the legislature. In…
  • Apr 20

    What’s Everyone So Mad About?

    What’s Everyone So Mad About?
    In a recent Hotty Toddy.com article about the uproar caused by the IHL board running off Dan Jones, controversial former lawyer and long-time Ole Miss supporter Richard Scruggs led with the following: When I returned to civilization last year…
  • Apr 15

    April Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    April Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the verdicts detailed in the April issue of the Mississippi Jury Verdict Reporter: $37,000 verdict (minus 30% fault)- Simpson County uninsured motorist car wreck case (3/11/15); $25,000 total verdict for two…
Rank this Week: 489

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Apr 21

    The American Jury System: A Synthetic Overview

    The American Jury System: A Synthetic Overview
    Richard Lempert The American Jury System: A Synthetic Overview Abstract: This essay, originally written for a Swiss volume, and revised with added material for publication in the Chicago Kent Law Review, is intended to provide in brief…
  • Apr 20

    Forensic Oratory and the Jury Trial in Nineteenth-Century America

    Forensic Oratory and the Jury Trial in Nineteenth-Century America
    Simon Stern Forensic Oratory and the Jury Trial in Nineteenth-Century America Abstract: The institution of the jury underwent radical change in the United States during the nineteenth century. At the beginning of the century, the jury trial…
  • Apr 16

    The Schizophrenic Jury and Other Palladia of Liberty: A Critical Historical Analysi

    The Schizophrenic Jury and Other Palladia of Liberty: A Critical Historical Analysi
    Markus Dubber The Schizophrenic Jury and Other Palladia of Liberty: A Critical Historical Analysis Abstract: The jury’s history is interestingly schizophrenic, even paradoxical. On one side is the history of the jury as palladium of…
Rank this Week: 568

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Covers lawsuit funding. By Lawsuit Financial Corp.

http://www.lawsuitfinanceblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Lawsuit Funding Guide to Eligibility and the Application Proce

    Lawsuit Funding Guide to Eligibility and the Application Proce
    If you are a plaintiff involved in a personal injury lawsuit and struggling to make ends meet, this guide can help determine if you are eligible for lawsuit funding and how to apply. A “personal injury” is often a life-changing…
  • Apr 14

    Financial Assistance While Waiting to Settle A Personal Injury Claim

    Financial Assistance While Waiting to Settle A Personal Injury Claim
    Auto accident victims have a common question – how long will it take to settle my case? This is an obvious question because victims want to put the accident behind them, but also want compensation for their loss, sooner rather than…
  • Apr 9

    Lawsuit Funding Can Work For You!

    Lawsuit Funding Can Work For You!
    Serious injuries from an auto accident can disrupt your life physically and emotionally. Often the losses extend to your finances, especially if injuries left you unable to work. The more complicated the personal injury lawsuit, the longer…
Rank this Week: 1083

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
  • Apr 21

    10 Tips on Preventing Trade Secrets Theft by Employees Who Work from Home

    10 Tips on Preventing Trade Secrets Theft by Employees Who Work from Home
    In 2013, Marissa Mayer’s memo to Yahoo employees cancelling Yahoo’s work-from-home policy sparked a debate on whether working from home hurts or benefits companies, and whether any cost-savings associated with such an arrangement…
  • Apr 7

    Trends in CEO Covenants Not to Compete

    Trends in CEO Covenants Not to Compete
    Earlier this year, three law professors* published an analysis of non-compete and non-solicitation restraints in a sample of 874 CEO employment agreements. You can find the entire article here. This is the first empirical study of…
  • Mar 27

    A Major Victory for Pregnant Working Women in the US Supreme Court – Young v. UPS

    A Major Victory for Pregnant Working Women in the US Supreme Court – Young v. UPS
    This week, the United States Supreme Court issued a long-awaited ruling in Young v. UPS addressing how employers should treat pregnant employees under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. The Pregnancy Discrimination…
Rank this Week: 4460