Most Popular Trials and Litigation Blawgs Expanded View List View

Blogs 1 - 45 of 186
Sort by Popularity | Sort by Name | Sorted by Last Post Date

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/
  • Dec 31

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim

    Court Of Chancery Explains Scienter Requirement In Insider Trading Claim
    Silverberg v. Gold, C.A. 7646-VCP (December 31, 2013) Under Delaware law, a so-called Brophy claim seeks to recover the profits made by trading on insider information. Showing that material insider information was available is not…
  • Dec 31

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability

    Court Of Chancery Denies Advancement For Predecessor Liability
    Grace v. Ashbridge LLC, C.A. 8348-VCN (December 31, 2013) In general, a successor entity is not liable for its predecessor's obligations when there has been a fundamental change in the identity of the entity.  Here, the Court held…
  • Dec 15

    Court Of Chancery Reiterates Privilege Log Rule

    Court Of Chancery Reiterates Privilege Log Rule
    Mechel Bluestone Inc. v. James C. Justice Companies Inc., C.A. 9218-VCL (December 12, 2014) When documents are withheld under a claim they are privileged, it is necessary to say why there is a privilege. A “privilege log” does…
Rank this Week: 572

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Dec 16

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Peralta v. Dillard 14-328 Issue: (1) Whether prison officials sued under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for violating the Eighth Amendment may evade a finding of deliberate indifference by raising the defense that…
  • Dec 16

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Dahlia Lithwick (Part one)

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Dahlia Lithwick (Part one)
    Law school; covering the Supreme Court; an irreverence found in Canada; and working to convey that the Court is not as hard to know as it might seem. “I think always the humor was a means to an end. And the end is, to help folks who…
  • Dec 16

    Court urged to wait on immigration review

    Court urged to wait on immigration review
    Five young adults from other countries who have been allowed by the Obama administration to stay in the United States and get jobs told the Supreme Court today that it would be premature for the Justices to rule now on the…
Rank this Week: 11

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Dec 16

    "FDA Ruling Blocking Celebrex Generics Voided in Mylan Win"

    "FDA Ruling Blocking Celebrex Generics Voided in Mylan Win"
    "FDA Ruling Blocking Celebrex Generics Voided in Mylan Win": Bloomberg News has this report on a non-precedential ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued today.
  • Dec 16

    "Judge Harry Edwards Is Still Unimpressed With Legal Scholarship"

    "Judge Harry Edwards Is Still Unimpressed With Legal Scholarship"
    "Judge Harry Edwards Is Still Unimpressed With Legal Scholarship": Michael Dorf had this post yesterday at "Dorf on Law."
  • Dec 16

    "State high court to take up Doe cases centered on Walker's campaign"

    "State high court to take up Doe cases centered on Walker's campaign"
    "State high court to take up Doe cases centered on Walker's campaign": Patrick Marley The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has this news update. And The Wisconsin State Journal has a news update headlined "Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear…
Rank this Week: 23

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • Dec 16

    PA Supreme Court Upholds Assignment of Rights in Excess Bad Faith Claim

    PA Supreme Court Upholds Assignment of Rights in Excess Bad Faith Claim
    Tort Talkers may recall previous posts on the case of Allstate Ins. Co. v. Wolfe, in which the Pennsylvania Supreme Court accepted an issue to review on certification of a matter from the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals who was seeking…
  • Dec 15

    Dated UIM Rejection Form Signed by Insured Valid Even Though Insured Was Not the One Who Dated It

    Dated UIM Rejection Form Signed by Insured Valid Even Though Insured Was Not the One Who Dated It
    Can't Go For ThatIn a December 10, 2014 Memorandum Opinion out of the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in the case of Lieb v. Allstate Prop. And Cas. Ins. Co., NO. 14-4225 (E.D. Pa. Dec. 10, 2014 Rufe, J.), the…
  • Dec 12

    Year-End Pennsylvania Civil Litigation Reveiw Article

    Year-End Pennsylvania Civil Litigation Reveiw Article
    The below article of mine is an updated version of a year-end review article (with its original title) that was published in the November 25, 2014 edition of the Pennsylvania Law Weekly and is republished here with permission from the…
Rank this Week: 593

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/
  • Dec 16

    Oregon Supreme Court refines the "same nine" rule for jury verdict

    Oregon Supreme Court refines the "same nine" rule for jury verdict
    The Oregon Constitution and Oregon Rule of Civil Procedure 59G(2) both state that "in civil cases three-fourths of the jury may render a verdict." The "same nine" rule requires that, if the questions presented to a jury are interdependent…
  • Oct 9

    Oregon Supreme Court on statutory immunity of LLC members and manager

    Oregon Supreme Court on statutory immunity of LLC members and manager
    Members and managers of a limited liability company are shielded from vicarious liability for the LLC's torts, but can be held personally liable if they either knew of the tortious acts or participated in them. That was the conclusion of...
  • Oct 8

    Oregon Court of Appeals recognizes the inconvenient-forum doctrine

    Oregon Court of Appeals recognizes the inconvenient-forum doctrine
    Addressing an issue of first impression, the Oregon Court of Appeals today held that the inconvenient-forum doctrine, or forum non conveniens, is available as a basis to dismiss a lawsuit in state court. In Espinoza v. Evergreen Helicopters,…
Rank this Week: 1093

Legal Radar

Legal Radar

Offers news coverage on civil litigation. By Sue Kerry.

http://www.legalradar.com/
  • Dec 16

    Justice Department Leaves Misbranding Case After Trial Victory

    Justice Department Leaves Misbranding Case After Trial Victory
    In a small case hailing from Tennessee, the Justice Department early this week decided to withdraw charges made against a couple convicted of utilizing misbranded drugs in their clinics. Dr. Anindya Kumar Sen and his wife, Patricia Sen,…
  • Dec 16

    Apple Notches Victory on iPod Antitrust Case

    Apple Notches Victory on iPod Antitrust Case
    Early this week, a federal jury handed a Apple Inc. a huge win in the firm’s long-running class action case against claims that the company was in violation of antitrust laws by limiting its competition for its long line of iPod audio…
  • Dec 15

    Sandy Hook Families Gun Filing Suit Against Gun Maker

    Sandy Hook Families Gun Filing Suit Against Gun Maker
    Several families of victims who died and a lone survivor from Sandy Hook Elementary recently filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against a gun maker of the rifle that was used in the massacre. It was a couple years back when Adam Lanza murdered 20…
Rank this Week: 341

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Dec 16

    Criticism of Illinois Jury Bill

    Criticism of Illinois Jury Bill
    The Chicago Tribune has a very interesting article on a jury bill (SB 3075) that recently passed the Illinois legislature. The bill was sponsored by Representative Kelly Burke and supported by the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. The bill…
  • Dec 15

    Massachusetts Moves to Attorney Conducted Voir Dire

    Massachusetts Moves to Attorney Conducted Voir Dire
    Starting Feb 2, 2015, courts in Massachusetts will move from judge conducted voir dire to attorney conducted voir dire. This change will impact both civil and criminal cases. To learn more about how attorney led voir dire will be handled...
  • Dec 12

    Grand Juries: Police Violence, Civil Liabilities and Benefit

    Grand Juries: Police Violence, Civil Liabilities and Benefit
    Nicolo Leo Caldara Abstract (to read the entire article go here): The history of the Grand Jury in the Anglo-American legal system is briefly sketched in the context of its role as an arbiter of control of police violence and...
Rank this Week: 542

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/
  • Dec 16

    Research Foundation Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Case

    Research Foundation Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Case
    The State University of New York’s Research Foundation (“Research Foundation”) has agreed to settle claims brought by five whistleblowers in a qui tam lawsuit filed in 2010 under the False Claims Act that it knowingly…
  • Dec 12

    Defense Contractor Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Case

    Defense Contractor Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Case
    The Justice Department announced that defense contractors Supreme Foodservice GmbH, Supreme Foodservice FZE, and their subsidiaries (collectively “Supreme”) have agreed to settle criminal and civil allegations by a whistleblower…
  • Dec 9

    OtisMed Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Allegation

    OtisMed Agrees to Settle False Claims Act Allegation
    OtisMed Corporation (“OtisMed”) has agreed to pay over $80 million to resolve criminal and civil allegations by a whistleblower in a qui tam suit that it and one of its former executives violated the False Claims Act and Food,…
Rank this Week: 963

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

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

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • Dec 16

    School Security Expert Witness On School Shootings Part 1

    School Security Expert Witness On School Shootings Part 1
    In Ten Lessons Learned From the Sandy Hook School Shootings, school security expert witness Ken Trump, MPA, President of National School Safety and Security Services writes:Our team’s analysis of the Sandy Hook Final Report released by…
  • Dec 13

    Police Procedures Expert Witness Testifies In Fatal Shooting Case

    Police Procedures Expert Witness Testifies In Fatal Shooting Case
    Police procedures expert witness Ron Martinelli, Ph.D., B.C.F.T., C.F.A., C.L.S., testified in the Missoula, MT, homicide case against Markus Kaarma. The defendant is accused of fatally shooting German foreign exchange student, Diren Dede. …
  • Dec 8

    Emergency Preparedness Expert Witness On First Aid Teams Part 1

    Emergency Preparedness Expert Witness On First Aid Teams Part 1
    In First Aid Teams, emergency preparedness expert witness Michael J. Ryan, principal at First Aid Depot, asks the question, “Does your organization need a First Aid Team?” When you look at the issue of a First Aid Team some…
Rank this Week: 217

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
  • Dec 16

    Supreme Court to determine if Time Spent by Employees in Security Check is Compensable

    Supreme Court to determine if Time Spent by Employees in Security Check is Compensable
    The U.S. Supreme Court has granted review of Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk to determine whether time spent by employees in a security check line constitutes work and is therefore compensable. The case was brought by employees of…
  • Dec 8

    What is the Impact of The Affordable Care Act on Future Medical Expenses?

    What is the Impact of The Affordable Care Act on Future Medical Expenses?
    Catastrophic injury cases with expensive life care plans pose significant exposure issues to our clients. The Affordable Care Act guarantees consumers the right to purchase health insurance and caps annual out-of-pocket medical expenditure,…
  • Dec 4

    How Do You Keep Your Edge?

    How Do You Keep Your Edge?
    Juries resolve very few cases these days.  Statistics confirm that fewer civil cases are tried to verdict every year, and that only a small fraction of civil cases ever reach a jury.  With litigation costs rising every year, and…
Rank this Week: 1392

DRI Today

DRI Today

Covers the defense of civil actions.

http://dritoday.org/Default.aspx
  • Dec 16

    Supreme Court to determine if Time Spent by Employees in Security Check is Compensable

    Supreme Court to determine if Time Spent by Employees in Security Check is Compensable
    The U.S. Supreme Court has granted review of Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk to determine whether time spent by employees in a security check line constitutes work and is therefore compensable. The case was brought by employees of…
  • Dec 8

    What is the Impact of The Affordable Care Act on Future Medical Expenses?

    What is the Impact of The Affordable Care Act on Future Medical Expenses?
    Catastrophic injury cases with expensive life care plans pose significant exposure issues to our clients. The Affordable Care Act guarantees consumers the right to purchase health insurance and caps annual out-of-pocket medical expenditure,…
  • Dec 4

    How Do You Keep Your Edge?

    How Do You Keep Your Edge?
    Juries resolve very few cases these days.  Statistics confirm that fewer civil cases are tried to verdict every year, and that only a small fraction of civil cases ever reach a jury.  With litigation costs rising every year, and…
Rank this Week: 1202

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/
  • Dec 16

    Guest Post: Dodson on Twombly Creep in Dart

    Guest Post: Dodson on Twombly Creep in Dart
    Twombly Creep Yesterday’s Supreme Court’s opinion in Dart Cherokee held that a notice of removal need not be accompanied by evidence of the amount in controversy in a CAFA-removal case. The Court split 5-4 on the nerdy question of…
  • Dec 16

    Rosenberg & Spier on Class Action

    Rosenberg & Spier on Class Action
    Now available on the Journal of Legal Analysis website is David Rosenberg and Kathryn Spier’s article, Incentives to Invest in Litigation and the Superiority of the Class Action. Here’s the abstract: We formally demonstrate the general…
  • Dec 15

    SCOTUS Decision in Dart Cherokee: What Must a Notice of Removal Contain? (And More!)

    SCOTUS Decision in Dart Cherokee: What Must a Notice of Removal Contain? (And More!)
    Today the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision in Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co. v. Owens. It’s an interesting breakdown. Justice Ginsburg writes the majority opinion, joined by Roberts, Breyer, Alito, and Sotomayor. The dissenters are…
Rank this Week: 203

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: 3210

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/
  • Dec 16

    DRB Capital's "Kristen" Flips to Structured Asset Funding's ISettlement.com

    DRB Capital's "Kristen" Flips to Structured Asset Funding's ISettlement.com
    At least Michael Asseff and Andrew Savysky have the sense and good taste not to misrepresent a stock photo as a customer This is a content summary only. Please click on the title for the full content which includes a library of over 4,000…
  • Dec 16

    Baldwin-United 1983 Collapse on CBS Evening News New York/ Dan Rather

    Baldwin-United 1983 Collapse on CBS Evening News New York/ Dan Rather
    The day Baldwin-United declared bankruptcy, the biggest bankruptcy ever in the United States at the time, CBS Evening News in with Dan Rather carried the Baldwin-United bankruptcy as its lead story... This is a content summary only. Please…
  • Dec 15

    Recycled Structured Settlements | A Conflict of Interest for Plaintiff Brokers?

    Recycled Structured Settlements | A Conflict of Interest for Plaintiff Brokers?
    Increasing sales of recycled structured settlements by settlement planners and plaintiff structured settlement advisers have brought a potential conflict of interest question to the fore. This is a content summary only. Please click on the…
Rank this Week: 188

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Covers lawsuit funding. By Lawsuit Financial Corp.

http://www.lawsuitfinanceblog.com/
  • Dec 16

    Why a Plaintiff in Personal Injury Litigation May Need Lawsuit Funding

    Why a Plaintiff in Personal Injury Litigation May Need Lawsuit Funding
    Plaintiffs in personal injury cases often times are unable to work due to injuries and face high medical bills, making lawsuit funding incredibly helpful. While negligence can be due to a defective product, medical malpractice, slip and fall…
  • Dec 12

    Financial Assistance to Help You Claim Your Right

    Financial Assistance to Help You Claim Your Right
    While negligence can be due to a defective product, medical malpractice, slip and fall accident, or dangerous products, the most common cause is an auto accident. When a personal injury occurs, the first step is to seek medical attention.…
  • Dec 11

    Lawsuit Funding Helps Plaintiffs Pursue Justice Without Sacrificing Monetary Responsibilitie

    Lawsuit Funding Helps Plaintiffs Pursue Justice Without Sacrificing Monetary Responsibilitie
    There are no words to describe the loss of a loved one, especially due to the careless actions or negligence of someone else. Whether from medical malpractice, auto accidents, product liability, and workplace fatalities, when a wrongful death…
Rank this Week: 1380

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 855

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/
  • Dec 16

    Breaking the Deadlock in Bipartisan Election Administration

    Breaking the Deadlock in Bipartisan Election Administration
    Jennifer Nou, Sub-Regulating Elections, Sup Ct. Rev. (forthcoming 2014), available at SSRN.Bertrall RossWhat should courts do when bipartisan agencies deadlock on an interpretation of a statute? That conundrum recently…
  • Dec 15

    The Past and Future of Copyright Politic

    The Past and Future of Copyright Politic
    Bill Herman, The Fight Over Digital Rights: The Politics of Copyright and Technology (2013).Jessica SilbeyIn The Fight Over Digital Rights, Bill Herman, a professor in the Department of Film and Media Studies at Hunter College, explores the…
  • Dec 12

    The First World War: International Law Mattered More Than You Think

    The First World War: International Law Mattered More Than You Think
    Isabel V. Hull, A Scrap of Paper: Breaking and Making International Law during the Great War (2014).Christopher CapozzolaAll schoolchildren—even American ones—know that the First World War began with the assassination of Archduke…
Rank this Week: 295

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
  • Dec 16

    Regulation (EU) No 1329/2014 – Forms in Matters of Succession

    Regulation (EU) No 1329/2014 – Forms in Matters of Succession
    The Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1329/2014 of 9 December 2014 establishing the Forms referred to in Regulation (EU) No 650/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition and…
  • Dec 15

    Liber Amicorum for Hans Micklitz: Varieties of European Economic Law and Regulation

    Liber Amicorum for Hans Micklitz: Varieties of European Economic Law and Regulation
    Kai Purnhagen and Peter Rott have edited a book entitled “Varieties of European Economic Law and Regulation”. Published by Springer and completely written in English the volume honors the work of Hans Micklitz, one of…
  • Dec 15

    ELR Issue on PIL and global governance

    ELR Issue on PIL and global governance
    The latest issue of Erasmus Law Review (vol. 7, issue 3) is dedicated to “The Role of Private International Law in Contemporary Society: Global Governance as a Challenge“. It includes the following contributions: The Role of…
Rank this Week: 85

Legal Costs Blog

Legal Costs Blog

Covers English legal costs law. By Gibbs Wyatt Stone.

http://www.gwslaw.co.uk/blog/
  • Dec 15

    Callery v Gray revisited

    Callery v Gray revisited
    I’ve been having a bit of a tidy up and came across a copy of the original appeal judgment in Chester County Court in Callery v Gray. The Callery v Gray litigation was ultimately viewed as a large success for … Continue reading…
  • Dec 14

    More Christmas drink recommendation

    More Christmas drink recommendation
    Christmas is obviously a time for sherry. And I’m not talking about the one bottle of Harveys Bristol Cream that your aunt brings out of the cupboard once a year, pours one glass from and replaces until the next year. … Continue…
  • Dec 11

    Legal Costs Blog 2014 Award for Most Startling Legal Discovery

    Legal Costs Blog 2014 Award for Most Startling Legal Discovery
    The Legal Costs Blog 2014 Award for Most Startling Legal Discovery goes to Mr Justice Barling in Long v Value Properties Ltd & Anor [2014] EWHC 2981 (Ch) when giving judgment on the interpretation of the old notification requirements…
Rank this Week: 1326

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 898

Western Canada Business Litigation…

Western Canada Business Litigation Blog

Covers issues emerging in the legal and business communities. By Lawson Lundell LLP.

http://www.westerncanadabusinesslitigationblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    Deceit and the enforceability of Exclusion Clause

    Deceit and the enforceability of Exclusion Clause
    It is common for contracts to contain exclusion clauses limiting the liability of one party in the event of a breach.  Professional service providers often seek to limit their liability to the fees paid to them.  Movers limit their…
  • Dec 10

    BC Court of Appeal Rejects Anti-SLAPP Defence

    BC Court of Appeal Rejects Anti-SLAPP Defence
    In a decision released November 10, 2014, the BC Court of Appeal rejected an attempt to create a novel common law defence in the law of defamation against so-called SLAPP suits. In Northwest Organics, Limited Partnership v. Maguire, 2014 BCCA…
  • Dec 2

    The Local Venue Rule: Did you start your claim in the right place?

    The Local Venue Rule: Did you start your claim in the right place?
    British Columbia has 28 Supreme Court registries scattered around the eight judicial districts (known as “counties”) being Cariboo, Kootenay, Nanaimo, Prince Rupert, Vancouver, Victoria, Westminster and Yale.  Ordinarily, a…
Rank this Week: 3829

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/
  • Dec 15

    Happy Bill of Rights Day!

    Happy Bill of Rights Day!
    Celebrate the Day with these links: here and here.Today's DJ runs:"A love letter" from retired Justice Grodin outlining why he loves the Court of Appeals' recent opinion (by 1/2's PJ Kline) in People v. Buza."4th District Split on Criteria…
  • Dec 12

    25% drop in Supreme Court opinion

    25% drop in Supreme Court opinion
    Civil opinions MIA?Today's DJ offers Vacancies, Changed Priorities Leads to Fewer State Supreme Court Opinions, pointing out that the Cal Supreme Court is "issuing a lot fewer decisions," especially civil opinions, than it has historically. A…
  • Dec 11

    New outline format takes hold?!

    New outline format takes hold?!
    Check out the outline form of this decision from Justice Rylaarsdam!Judge Guilford's DJ article appears to be gaining traction... It has at least crossed the street from the federal courthouse to 4/3.(P.S. this is the fourth anti-SLAPP…
Rank this Week: 884

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/
  • Dec 15

    Don't Confuse Certainty with Accuracy when It Comes to Witness Testimony

    Don't Confuse Certainty with Accuracy when It Comes to Witness Testimony
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Chants of "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" and "I Can't Breathe," continue to be heard at protests around the country. Motivated by the Ferguson, Missouri police shooting of Michael Brown, as well as the…
  • Dec 11

    Beware the Boomerang of Normalized Bia

    Beware the Boomerang of Normalized Bia
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: You join a research study, and after being randomly assigned to one of two groups, you hear a message focused on how common stereotypes are (the other group hears instead how rare stereotypes are). Then you, along with…
  • Dec 8

    Nudge the Legal Decision Maker

    Nudge the Legal Decision Maker
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: You're in a grocery store with your cart ready to check out. The entire time you've been in the store, you've understood that you can buy any kind of product the store sells. And at some point, you probably walked…
Rank this Week: 3592

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
  • Dec 15

    Give the Reporter a Hand to Get a Clean Depo Transcript

    Give the Reporter a Hand to Get a Clean Depo Transcript
    When you’re taking a deposition, you know that ensuring a complete and accurate record is vital. So don’t take the person who’s dutifully taking down the proceedings for granted: Assisting the court reporter is not only…
  • Dec 12

    4 Steps to Drafting a Contract to Your Client’s Advantage

    4 Steps to Drafting a Contract to Your Client’s Advantage
    Yes, drafting a contract takes a lot of work. But it generally takes less time to draft a contract document that advances your client’s interests than it does to modify another party’s document to achieve that result. So whenever…
  • Dec 10

    Like Steve Jobs, Unavailable Witnesses Can Still “Appear” at Trial

    Like Steve Jobs, Unavailable Witnesses Can Still “Appear” at Trial
    In the trial of an antitrust case against Apple, Steve Jobs will come back to life as a key witness—if only in the form of his videorecorded deposition. In his video deposition, CNN Money reports that Jobs was “snarky” and…
Rank this Week: 1758

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
Rank this Week: 3503

Nextpoint's Legal Technology Blog

Nextpoint's Legal Technology Blog

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

http://www.nextpoint.com/blog/
  • Dec 15

    Litigator’s Brief: Top 15 eDiscovery Terms Every Litigator Should Know

    Litigator’s Brief: Top 15 eDiscovery Terms Every Litigator Should Know
    Prompted by the anniversary of  Zubulake v UBS Warburg – the case that forced the legal world to take eDiscovery seriously and arguably created a new industry – we recently wrote a post outlining The 7 Biggest…
  • Dec 8

    Litigator’s Brief: Four things to tell your clients about data security

    Litigator’s Brief: Four things to tell your clients about data security
    Like all professionals in 2014, every modern litigator uses technology to get their job done. As with all industries, technology is the wonder drug delivering efficiency to a lawyer’s practice and duty of competent representation. The…
  • Dec 2

    Nextpoint Trial Preparation Now Integrated with OnCue Presentation Software

    Nextpoint Trial Preparation Now Integrated with OnCue Presentation Software
    We are very pleased to announce our integration with OnCue. Litigation teams using Nextpoint to manage depositions, documents and video evidence during trial preparation can now easily export data directly into OnCue courtroom…
Rank this Week: 3525

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: 2947

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

Offers tips and techniques for trials lawyers. By Evan Schaeffer.

http://www.illinoistrialpractice.com/
  • Dec 15

    An Easy Tip to Make Your Writing Look More Professional

    An Easy Tip to Make Your Writing Look More Professional
    Want to instantly make your writing look more professional? The secret can be found in Bryan Garner's A Dictionary of Modern American Usage in an entry titled "phrasal adjectives"-- When a phrase functions as an adjective--an increasingly…
  • Dec 9

    A Shockingly Great Christmas Gift for Lawyer

    A Shockingly Great Christmas Gift for Lawyer
    It's my book How to Feed a Lawyer (and Other Irreverent Observations from the Legal Underground). From the Amazon reviews-- I titled this "Hodgman for the Legal Set", because I think fans of one would enjoy the other ... It...
  • Dec 8

    Trial Tech: Using an iPad at Trial

    Trial Tech: Using an iPad at Trial
    From Lawyerist: "Trial Presentation with an iPad and Apple TV," by Kevin Morris-- Using an iPad for trial presentation is not only more efficient and economical than traditional presentations, it is also drop-dead easy to set up. Each and…
Rank this Week: 678

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

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

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • Dec 15

    Are you a murdered white female? Here is some small comfort!

    Are you a murdered white female? Here is some small comfort!
    We are again honored by our inclusion in the ABA Blawg 100 list for 2014. If you value this blog, please take a moment to vote for us here in the Litigation Category. Voting closes on December 19, 2014. Doug and Rita If you are a murdered…
  • Dec 12

    Simple Jury Persuasion: Gender and message delivery and framing

    Simple Jury Persuasion: Gender and message delivery and framing
    We are again honored by our inclusion in the ABA Blawg 100 list for 2014. If you value this blog, please take a moment to vote for us here in the Litigation Category. Voting closes on December 19, 2014. Doug and Rita Trial lawyers (and others…
  • Dec 10

    Lessons in critical thinking: Did you see that cat-calling video?

    Lessons in critical thinking: Did you see that cat-calling video?
    We are again honored by our inclusion in the ABA Blawg 100 list for 2014. If you value this blog, please take a moment to vote for us here in the Litigation Category. Voting closes on December 19, 2014. Doug and Rita When this cat-calling…
Rank this Week: 1479

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
Rank this Week: 143

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

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

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Dec 15

    “We Do Not Dispense Justice Via The Phone”

    “We Do Not Dispense Justice Via The Phone”
    Last week, while I was waiting for a court conference back in “antechambers” (that is, the part of the judge’s office that isn’t the judge’s actual “chambers”), I spotted this sign, strategically…
  • Nov 23

    Tincher v. Omega Flex: Five Key Points From Pennsylvania’s New Standard For Strict Liability

    Tincher v. Omega Flex: Five Key Points From Pennsylvania’s New Standard For Strict Liability
      It’s finally here: Tincher v. Omega Flex, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s overhaul of strict liability. If you’re unfamiliar with the recent turbulence surrounding strict liability, check out this post of mine from…
  • Nov 21

    Mediation Of A Big Injury Case: A Game Worth Playing?

    Mediation Of A Big Injury Case: A Game Worth Playing?
    A few months ago, in a wrongful death case I have against one of the biggest companies in America, the company’s lawyer asked: will you agree to a mediation?   Our firm founder, Jim Beasley, Sr., had a simple method to mediation:…
Rank this Week: 119

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Dec 15

    Duck, Duck………

    Duck, Duck………
    Goose!!!! Get it? It’s a goose case. The opening line from Miss. Supreme Court Justice Kitchens’ majority opinion says it all: Janet Olier was attacked and chased by a domestic goose in Donna Bailey’s yard. As she attempted…
  • Dec 8

    Jury Verdict Leaves Rappers Singing the Blue

    Jury Verdict Leaves Rappers Singing the Blue
    The Clarion-Ledger reported last week that former NBA and USM basketball star Clarence Weatherspoon has won a Hinds County lawsuit against two rap artists. From the article: Donald Sharp, a.k.a. “Cadillac Don,” and Tiyon Rogers,…
  • Dec 3

    Is Choosing a Law School Now Like Buying a Used Car?

    Is Choosing a Law School Now Like Buying a Used Car?
    The New York Times reported this week that law schools are desperate for students. From the article: Summer was waning and students were already packing for the fall semester, but Prof. Daniel B. Rodriguez, dean of the Northwestern University…
Rank this Week: 363

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

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

http://accessdefense.com
  • Dec 14

    Who’s to blame for an ADA violation? If you don’t decide a judge will.

    Who’s to blame for an ADA violation? If you don’t decide a judge will.
    When public or quasi-public entities contract with private businesses to use their facilities it can be difficult to pin down just who may have violated the ADA. It doesn’t have to be, but allocating ADA responsibility requires that the…
  • Nov 30

    Reasonable accommodation under the ADA – what would you do for your mother?

    Reasonable accommodation under the ADA – what would you do for your mother?
    I wrote last week about the difficulty in determining just what the ADA requires in cases concerning physical accessibility. A recent decision from California shows how hard it can be to know what the “reasonable accommodation”…
  • Nov 24

    Law, Regulation and Confusion in the ADA

    Law, Regulation and Confusion in the ADA
    This week two ADA writers I follow, Marc Dubin and William Goren, looked at the problem of telling just what the ADA requires. Both concluded that in some respect the only way to know was to  look at the latest private…
Rank this Week: 3182

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/
  • Dec 14

    Structured Settlements 2014 - Secondary Market

    Structured Settlements 2014 - Secondary Market
    Is the bloom finally off the rose for structured settlement secondary market leader JGWPT Holdings, Inc. (JGWPT) whose subsidiaries include J.G. Wentworth (JGW) and Peachtree Settlement Funding (Peachtree)? Despite strong sales since 2010,…
  • Dec 9

    Structured Settlements 2014 - Primary Market

    Structured Settlements 2014 - Primary Market
    The United States structured settlement primary market has continued to slowly recover from its 2012 nadir during 2014 with first nine months annuity sales of approximately $3.9 billion resulting from 19,778 cases (as reported by Melissa…
  • Dec 2

    Evolve 2014 QSF Symposium

    Evolve 2014 QSF Symposium
    Despite unresolved issues, utilization of IRC 468B Qualified Settlement Funds (QSFs) in "single event" cases, as well as class action and mass tort cases, is expanding, and increasingly represents the preferred method for resolving complex…
Rank this Week: 1109

Delaware Trial Practice Blog

Delaware Trial Practice Blog

Covers the Delaware state courts. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

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

    Serving As Local Counsel – Lessons From The Court Of Chancery

    Serving As Local Counsel – Lessons From The Court Of Chancery
      Members of the Delaware bar frequently have the pleasure of serving as local counsel for out-of-state attorneys who are litigating before a Delaware court.  As Carl Neff discusses in more detail on our Delaware Chancery…
  • Dec 7

    Survey Of the Bar

    Survey Of the Bar
    We previously posted on the Delaware Courts’ consideration of work-life balance—see post here. Last week, Supreme Court Chief Justice Strine advised that the Court will be surveying the Bar in an effort to help  set the…
  • Dec 6

    Liquidated Damages Clause Upheld

    Liquidated Damages Clause Upheld
    Liquidated damages clauses are contract terms that set forth in advance the amount of monetary damages due for a beach of the contract. In the matter of KOLD, LLC v. Croman, No. N13C-05-249, Johnston, J. (Nov. 25, 2014), the Superior Court…
Rank this Week: 2992

The Velvet Hammer

The Velvet Hammer

Covers depositions, direct exams, opening statements and other trial tips. By Karen Koehler.

http://www.karenkoehlerblog.com
  • Dec 13

    Livin’ the Glamorous Life – Another Hollyball Tale

    Livin’ the Glamorous Life – Another Hollyball Tale
    Wake up at 6:45.   Laze around.  Tonight is Hollyball.  Wonder what else is on schedule.  Open calendar.  “9:00 a.m. hold for Court of Appeals Argument.”  Whaaaaaaaaaaa Text John 7:27 - is…
  • Dec 9

    Playing the “pot” card against an innocent driver

    Playing the “pot” card against an innocent driver
    Driving while high is now being used as a sword by the insurance companies of bad drivers who cause crashes. Let’s say you live in a state where pot is legal.  You get high on a Sunday evening with a group of friends in your own…
  • Dec 6

    Time Machine: did my college frosh prediction come true

    Time Machine: did my college frosh prediction come true
    Saturday morning.  Am going through and dumping old files.  The box catches my eye:  “Business Junk – Old School Records.”  All neatly organized.  Typical. Find a two page writing sample…
Rank this Week: 4546

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/
  • Dec 12

    Zillow Sued Over Employment Practice

    Zillow Sued Over Employment Practice
    Online real estate company Zillow is the subject of several lawsuits that allege a hostile working environment. The latest was filed by former Zillow employee Jennifer Young, a 41 year-old single mother with two children. Young was employed…
  • Dec 4

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great
    One of the questions I hear frequently is about whether we are accepting new clients. While the short answer is “Yes”, here is some additional information which many people find interesting. Our law firm, Sylvester Oppenheim…
  • Nov 25

    Happy Thanksgiving from Sylvester Oppenheim & Linde

    Happy Thanksgiving from Sylvester Oppenheim & Linde
    We at Sylvester Oppenheim & Linde would like to take a moment to wish our clients, family and friends (including our blog readers), a very joyous and happy Thanksgiving. Whether you are celebrating with a small gathering, or preparing…
Rank this Week: 1047

The Expert Institute Blog

The Expert Institute Blog

Covers legal and financial issues related to expert witnesses.

http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/blog/
  • Dec 12

    So You Want To Be an Expert?

    So You Want To Be an Expert?
    Serving as an expert witness on an important cases can be a thrilling achievement and validation of years of hard work, but a turn as an expert witness can also...The post So You Want To Be an Expert? appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • Dec 8

    Preparing Your Expert Witness for Trial

    Preparing Your Expert Witness for Trial
    When working with expert witnesses, it is important to understand that they can be easily overwhelmed by a trial setting, making proper coaching and preparation essential. After all, every expert...The post Preparing Your Expert Witness for…
  • Dec 8

    Body Language and Expert Witness Testimony

    Body Language and Expert Witness Testimony
    It is important to know that how you hold your body can actually change how you feel, in less than a 1/40 of second. If you hold and move your...The post Body Language and Expert Witness Testimony appeared first on The Expert Institute.
Rank this Week: 677

The 10b-5 Daily

The 10b-5 Daily

Covers securities class action litigation. By Lyle Roberts.

http://www.the10b-5daily.com/
  • Dec 12

    Interpreting Halliburton

    Interpreting Halliburton
    In its Halliburton II decision, the Supreme Court held that a securities fraud defendant can overcome the fraud-on-the-market presumption of reliance at the class certification stage of a case “through evidence that the…
  • Nov 24

    One Percent Responsible

    One Percent Responsible
    Longtop Financial Technologies, a Chinese financial software company, was a notorious financial fraud (see here for a NYT column on the discovery of the fraud).  Both its outside auditors, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, and its…
  • Nov 5

    Omnicare Argued

    Omnicare Argued
    On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund case, which addresses the pleading standard for a claim under Section 11 of the…
Rank this Week: 1116

Virginia Employment Law Blog

Virginia Employment Law Blog

Covers employment law and litigation. By The Erlich Law Office, PLLC.

http://www.virginiaemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Dec 12

    Recent Article Roundup

    Recent Article Roundup
    The recent weeks have been busy ones in the world of employment law. In this post, we highlight some of the most interesting cases that have surfaced over the past weeks. We check in on how the Affordable Care Act has impacted small business…
  • Dec 6

    Open Arms Housing Listed in Greater Washington Catalogue for Philanthropy

    Open Arms Housing Listed in Greater Washington Catalogue for Philanthropy
    From Josh: I haven’t issued a formal announcement yet, but I have joined the board of a great organization, Open Arms Housing.  A more formal announcement will be forthcoming, but there’s a bit of news I wanted to share. We…
  • Oct 20

    How to Hire an Employment Lawyer – Steps 1 through 5

    How to Hire an Employment Lawyer – Steps 1 through 5
    We get a lot of phone calls and emails. On most days, we hear form eight to twelve potential clients asking about discrimination, harassment, non-compete clauses, severance agreements, failure to pay overtime, and other employment…
Rank this Week: 2838

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 12

    eDiscovery Vendor Viability: Comparisons Beyond Technology and Talent

    eDiscovery Vendor Viability: Comparisons Beyond Technology and Talent
    By Rob RobinsonIn an effort to help eDiscovery decision makers evaluate and compare both the immediate and long term success potential of electronic discovery vendors, the following considerations, shared in a formulaic manner to allow…
  • Dec 11

    The Impact Of Privacy Liability (Cartoon and Clip)

    The Impact Of Privacy Liability (Cartoon and Clip)
    The Cartoon and Clip of the Week for December 10, 2014Daily we read, see and hear more and more about the challenges associated with privacy regulation and liability. This week’s cartoon and clip highlights one public example of holiday…
  • Dec 10

    Got the ECM “Bends”? Head About to Explode?

    Got the ECM “Bends”? Head About to Explode?
    By John MartinECM users sometimes have the Info Gov equivalent of the deep sea diving “bends” that occur when divers ascend too quickly after deep dives and the gas that had been compressed in their bodies decompresses causing…
Rank this Week: 49

Nick Woolridge, Esq. Blog

Nick Woolridge, Esq. Blog

Covers commercial and civil litigation in New York.

http://www.nylitigationfirm.com/blog
  • Dec 12

    Legal Immunity For Ebola Vaccine Maker

    Legal Immunity For Ebola Vaccine Maker
    In order to encourage the development and availability of experimental Ebola vaccines, the U.S. Department of Health and more »
  • Dec 5

    Innovative Lawsuit Against U.S. Bank

    Innovative Lawsuit Against U.S. Bank
    Hayward Ferrell of Huber Heights, Ohio has initiated an innovative lawsuit against U.S. Bank, a division of U.S. more »
  • Nov 28

    Legal Needs of Low-Income Familie

    Legal Needs of Low-Income Familie
    According to a recent study, two-thirds of low income residents who seek legal help are turned away. James more »
Rank this Week: 3159

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Dec 12

    District Court Claim Constructions Not Controlling

    District Court Claim Constructions Not Controlling
    Costar Realty Info., Inc. v. CIVIX-DDI, LLC, Nos. 12 C 4968, 7091 & 8632, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Sep. 23, 2013) (Holderman, Sen. J.). Judge Holderman construed the disputed claim terms in this patent case involving methods of locating points…
  • Dec 10

    Nominative Fair Use Not Decided on Motion to Dismi

    Nominative Fair Use Not Decided on Motion to Dismi
    Slep-Tone Ent. Corp. v. Elmwood Enterprises, Inc., No. 13 C 7346, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Apr. 21, 2014) (Lefkow, J.). Judge Lefkow denied defendant Elmwood’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) & (7) motion to dismiss plaintiff Slep-Tone’s…
  • Dec 8

    Transfer Warranted Based Upon Minimal N.D. Illinois Contact

    Transfer Warranted Based Upon Minimal N.D. Illinois Contact
    Red Pine Point LLC v. Amazon.Com, Inc., Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jul 16, 2014) (Holderman, J.). Judge Holderman granted defendants’ joint motion to transfer these consolidated patent cases to the N.D. California, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §…
Rank this Week: 348

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
  • Dec 12

    Painlessly Switching Ediscovery Platform Mid-case. No, really!

    Painlessly Switching Ediscovery Platform Mid-case. No, really!
    One of the great things about my job is that I get to spend a lot of time with legal professionals in the field.  One of the frustrating things, however, is watching them needlessly suffer through the experience of using ediscovery…
  • Dec 4

    The Importance of Technology in the Legal Space

    The Importance of Technology in the Legal Space
    The required skillset of 21st century lawyers is different from earlier generations’. The legal field has undergone a dramatic technological transformation, and many legal functions have evolved accordingly. And yet, even with all the…
  • Dec 2

    Meeting and Exceeding Client Expectation

    Meeting and Exceeding Client Expectation
    Clients are demanding more for less.  It has become almost cliché, and yet — like many clichés — one that contains a central truth which legal practitioners ignore at their own peril.  Given the increased…
Rank this Week: 3133

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

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

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Dec 12

    Painlessly Switching Ediscovery Platform Mid-case. No, really!

    Painlessly Switching Ediscovery Platform Mid-case. No, really!
    One of the great things about my job is that I get to spend a lot of time with legal professionals in the field.  One of the frustrating things, however, is watching them needlessly suffer through the experience of using ediscovery…
  • Dec 4

    The Importance of Technology in the Legal Space

    The Importance of Technology in the Legal Space
    The required skillset of 21st century lawyers is different from earlier generations’. The legal field has undergone a dramatic technological transformation, and many legal functions have evolved accordingly. And yet, even with all the…
  • Dec 2

    Meeting and Exceeding Client Expectation

    Meeting and Exceeding Client Expectation
    Clients are demanding more for less.  It has become almost cliché, and yet — like many clichés — one that contains a central truth which legal practitioners ignore at their own peril.  Given the increased…
Rank this Week: 3005