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How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

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

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Board of Commissioners of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East v. Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC 17-99 Issues: (1) Whether the “substantial[ity]” and…
  • Aug 17

    Symposium: High stakes for federalism in heavyweight clash over the anti-commandeering doctrine

    Symposium: High stakes for federalism in heavyweight clash over the anti-commandeering doctrine
    Elbert Lin is the solicitor general of West Virginia. Thomas M. Johnson Jr. is the deputy solicitor general of West Virginia. The attorney general of West Virginia, Patrick Morrisey, led a certiorari-stage amicus brief in support of the…
  • Aug 17

    Event announcement

    Event announcement
    On August 31 at 1 p.m., in a webinar conducted by the State & Local Legal Center, John Baker will discuss how local governments have modified sign codes over the past two years to comply with Reed v. Town of Gilbert and how…
Rank this Week: 11

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Aug 17

    CloudNine Voted as a Leading Provider in Ten Categories in National Law Journal’s Best of the Midwest Reader Ranking Survey

    CloudNine Voted as a Leading Provider in Ten Categories in National Law Journal’s Best of the Midwest Reader Ranking Survey
    CloudNine today announced its recognition as a leading eDiscovery provider by voters in second annual Best of the Midwest Reader Rankings from The National Law Journal. The post CloudNine Voted as a Leading Provider in Ten Categories in…
  • Aug 16

    Thursday’s ILTACON 2017 Sessions: eDiscovery Trend

    Thursday’s ILTACON 2017 Sessions: eDiscovery Trend
    As noted Monday, Tuesday and yesterday, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2017 (otherwise known as ILTACON) is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily will be reporting this week about the…
  • Aug 15

    Wednesday’s ILTACON 2017 Sessions: eDiscovery Trend

    Wednesday’s ILTACON 2017 Sessions: eDiscovery Trend
    As noted Monday and yesterday, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2017 (otherwise known as ILTACON) is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily will be reporting this week about the latest…
Rank this Week: 252

Court Technology and Trial…

Court Technology and Trial Presentation Blawg

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

http://trial-technology.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 17

    CLE: Ethics, Law & Technology

    CLE: Ethics, Law & Technology
    Ethics, Law & TechnologyEvent InformationProvider: Alameda County Bar AssociationLocation: Alameda County Bar Association1000 Broadway, Suite 480Oakland, CA  94607Phone: 510-302-2222Date: 08/23/201712:00 PM - 01:30 PMCredits: 0.5 HR…
  • Jun 30

    2017 Best of Corporate Counsel

    2017 Best of Corporate Counsel
    Who is the best TRIAL TECHNOLOGY "HOT SEAT" PROVIDER?Although in the majority of trials we support we are hired by law firms, we are also frequently retained  by insurance carriers, government agencies, and occasionally, directly by…
  • Apr 14

    Best Impeachment EVER!

    Best Impeachment EVER!
    LitigationWorld: Micro-Symposium on Valuable Lessons From Memorable Trials All trials have moments of drama from which litigators learn valuable lessons. This issue of LitigationWorld features a micro-symposium with six such lessons.…
Rank this Week: 3190

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Aug 17

    Application of Tennessee Savings Statute When Initial Filing Deadline Missed

    Application of Tennessee Savings Statute When Initial Filing Deadline Missed
    In Jones v. Behrman, No. W2016-00643-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. June 27, 2017), the Court of Appeals affirmed dismissal of an HCLA claim for failure to file within the applicable statute of limitations Decedent suffered from several health…
  • Aug 14

    Nuisance, Invasion of Privacy, IIED, and Chicken

    Nuisance, Invasion of Privacy, IIED, and Chicken
    In Stinson v. Mensel, No. M2016-00624-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. July 12, 2017), a neighborly dispute about chickens turned into a suit and counter-suit for nuisance, intentional infliction of emotional distress, invasion of privacy and…
  • Aug 10

    Mothers, Minors and Medical Bill

    Mothers, Minors and Medical Bill
    Who has the right to recover medical expenses incurred for personal injuries to children in Tennessee?  The parents?  The minor?  Either but not both?  Does it make any difference if there is a holder of a subrogation…
Rank this Week: 84

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

The Florida Jury Selection Blog

Covers voir dire, cause challenges, juror concealment, non-verbal behavior, and peremptory challenges. By Robert W. Kelley.

http://www.juryblog.com
  • Aug 17

    Trial Judge Reversed Due to Arbitrary Time Limits on Jury Selection

    Trial Judge Reversed Due to Arbitrary Time Limits on Jury Selection
    A first-degree murder conviction was reversed last month due to the trial court imposing arbitrary time limits during jury selection. In Hopkins v. State, 2017 WL 2983284 (Fla. 4th DCA, July 12, 2017), the trial court advised counsel, for the…
  • Apr 24

    Florida Supreme Court Revises Standard Juror Questionnaire

    Florida Supreme Court Revises Standard Juror Questionnaire
    Earlier this year the Florida Supreme Court approved changes to the standard Juror Questionnaire, Form 1.983. There are currently only two standard juror questionnaires approved for use in civil trials by the Florida Supreme Court –…
  • Nov 29

    Court Lifts Limits on Alternate Jurors in Civil Trial

    Court Lifts Limits on Alternate Jurors in Civil Trial
    The Florida Rules of Civil Procedure have been amended by the Florida Supreme Court to remove the limit on the number of alternate jurors in civil trials. Effective January 1, 2017, Rule 1.431 has been amended to read “The court may…
Rank this Week: 1671

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/
  • Aug 17

    Use Fonts to Power-Pack Litigation Graphics With Meaning

    Use Fonts to Power-Pack Litigation Graphics With Meaning
    The other day, I noticed a New York Times obituary for Alan Peckolick, a graphic designer and illustrator known for his distinctive corporate logos and typeface designs. Peckolick championed “expressive typography.” He wrote a…
  • Aug 15

    Why the Internet Has Permanently Changed the Techniques of Persuasion at Trial

    Why the Internet Has Permanently Changed the Techniques of Persuasion at Trial
    It is unquestioned that technology has had a profound impact on our environment in the last couple of decades. Our brains are constantly adapting at a physical level to our environment, and research has suggested that technology has changed…
  • Aug 10

    3 Types of Litigation Graphics Consultant

    3 Types of Litigation Graphics Consultant
    As you might expect, I think about the litigation graphics industry a good deal. It’s a fairly new industry, and it is undergoing constant change. The way I think about it, the industry is actually fairly small. There are perhaps three…
Rank this Week: 547

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/
  • Aug 17

    Law360 appellate article

    Law360 appellate article
    Law360 offers a number of appellate goodies today.Miller of Perkins Coie presents When are Appellate Time Limits Jurisdictional? discussing how in the upcoming term SCTOUS will examine FRAP 4(a)(5), the rule limiting a district court's…
  • Aug 16

    5th DCA wins 2 grants!

    5th DCA wins 2 grants!
    JUDICIAL COUNCIL AWARDS GRANTS TO COURT OF APPEAL, FIFTH APPELLATE DISTRICTIn July 2017, the Court of Appeal, Fifth Appellate District in Fresno, California signed contracts with the Judicial Council of California in which funding for the…
  • Aug 16

    4/1 wins grant!

    4/1 wins grant!
    JUDICIAL COUNCIL AWARDS GRANT FUNDING TO COURT OF APPEAL, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONEIn July 2017, the Courts of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District, Division One in San Diego and the Fifth Appellate District in Fresno…
Rank this Week: 484

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: 2221

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: 3247

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: 2381

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/
  • Aug 17

    Erie, Federal Courts & the Media

    Erie, Federal Courts & the Media
    This week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued its decision in Block v. Tanenhaus, reinstating a Loyola University professor’s claims for defamation and false light against the New York Times and two of its authors. The...
  • Aug 17

    Cal Western is Hiring in Civil Procedure!

    Cal Western is Hiring in Civil Procedure!
    California Western School of Law (CWSL) is seeking applications from entry-level and junior-lateral candidates for a tenure-track position to begin on or about August 1, 2018. We are looking for candidates with strong academic backgrounds, a…
  • Aug 16

    Another Amendment to FRCP 4

    Another Amendment to FRCP 4
    Last year we covered an interesting but somewhat obscure issue that came up in connection with the 2015 and 2016 amendments to Rule 4 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Inconsistencies in the text of these two amendments left...
Rank this Week: 711

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/
  • Aug 17

    Sunshine: Support Open Records as One Part of the Answer to Discriminatory Jury Selection

    Sunshine: Support Open Records as One Part of the Answer to Discriminatory Jury Selection
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: America is not yet post-racial, and the Nazis marching this week in Charlottesville, Virginia should be a reminder of that. Continuing tensions on race are played out in courtrooms as well. The as-yet unresolved issues…
  • Aug 14

    Focus on the Factors that Actually Change Mind

    Focus on the Factors that Actually Change Mind
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: If you've ever suffered through an extended interpersonal argument, either as a protagonist or as an observer, you might be justifiably skeptical about its usefulness. The common experience is that no one is going to…
  • Aug 10

    Fight Confirmation Bias: Consider the Opposite

    Fight Confirmation Bias: Consider the Opposite
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: For a practical persuader, one of the most disturbing features of some biases is their self-sealing nature. When an audience suffers from confirmation bias, for example, you would hope that they could be taught out of…
Rank this Week: 3864

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Varghese, Summersett & Smith, PLLC.

https://www.versustexas.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas?

    What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas?
    What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas? Deferred adjudication in Texas is an alternative to jail or prison time and is a form of community supervision (probation) that is allowed under Code of Criminal Procedure 42A.101 through…
  • Aug 16

    Using a Fake ID in Texas: A Look at the Criminal Consequence

    Using a Fake ID in Texas: A Look at the Criminal Consequence
    Go to any college town in Texas, and there’s a high likelihood many students will have a fake ID tucked in their purse or pocket. In fact, it may be the one thing they never leave home without. While a fake ID may be an…
  • Aug 10

    12 Things I Learned From My Summer Internship

    12 Things I Learned From My Summer Internship
    Breaking into the workforce straight from college is almost impossible, which is why internships are so valuable. Fortunately, I was able to land an internship this summer at the Fort Worth law firm of Varghese Summersett. Granted, my dad is…
Rank this Week: 1398

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

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

http://accessdefense.com
  • Aug 17

    Animal Accommodations under the FHA – Get it right the first time.

    Animal Accommodations under the FHA – Get it right the first time.
    A decision from the Western District of Texas should remind landlords that the world of FHA litigation is unforgiving and expensive, so the best thing is to get it right the first time. Reading it has prompted us to re-offer our webinar on…
  • Aug 6

    ADA and the Internet Update – DOJ sends its regulations to Hanger 51

    ADA and the Internet Update – DOJ sends its regulations to Hanger 51
    DOJ’s recent decision to put regulations concerning the internet and the ADA on indefinite hold has important implications for business, but not all of them are good.* It seems likely this move was prompted by executive orders from…
  • Jul 26

    Wasted time and money – Starbucks and the ADA

    Wasted time and money – Starbucks and the ADA
    In some ways the 9th Circuit’s recent decision in Kalani v. Starbucks Coffee Co., 2017 WL 2813864, at *1 (9th Cir. June 28, 2017) is one of the saddest in the long history of ADA litigation. Robert Kalani was a mild kind of serial…
Rank this Week: 607

Class Action Blog

Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation in the Southeast and class action arbitrations nationally. By Carlton Fields.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 1617

Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

Addresses private equity, foreign investment in Canada, antitrust/competition, cross-border transactions, litigation, taxation, employment and intellectual property issues that affect deal-making. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.deallawwire.com/
  • Aug 17

    M&A in the fashion retail sector

    M&A in the fashion retail sector
    Over the last two years, many household names in the fashion retail industry have disappeared from the Canadian market. In the wake of the ecommerce boom, many stores have raised the white flag and closed their doors. Although ecommerce is a…
  • Aug 16

    Virtual data rooms: don’t let the cloud cloud your judgment

    Virtual data rooms: don’t let the cloud cloud your judgment
    Platforms that were once physical in nature – such as data rooms – are increasingly becoming digitized. The cloud has opened up new frontiers for data storage: It offers large amounts of storage, collaborative file sharing, and…
  • Aug 16

    The perfect union: maximizing post-integration value

    The perfect union: maximizing post-integration value
    As we have discussed in previous posts, the post-closing phase of an M&A deal can be a difficult one, with 30% of integration deals not achieving their revenue goals. Competing organizational structures, technology, and cultures between…
Rank this Week: 2659

Texas Appellate Law Blog

Texas Appellate Law Blog

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

http://www.texasappellatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1046

The Expert Institute Blog

The Expert Institute Blog

Covers legal and financial issues related to expert witnesses.

http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    Common Shortcomings of Inpatient Suicide Assessment and Care

    Common Shortcomings of Inpatient Suicide Assessment and Care
    One of the most common reasons for psychiatric hospitalization is when the patient is determined to be at... Read More The post Common Shortcomings of Inpatient Suicide Assessment and Care appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • Aug 15

    Ethicon Hernia Mesh Litigation – The Next TVM?

    Ethicon Hernia Mesh Litigation – The Next TVM?
    On June 2, 2017, the United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation issued an order centralizing pre-trial proceedings... Read More The post Ethicon Hernia Mesh Litigation – The Next TVM? appeared first on The Expert…
  • Aug 15

    Flash Crash of Cryptocurrency Exchange Yields Lawsuits – How Experts Might be Used

    Flash Crash of Cryptocurrency Exchange Yields Lawsuits – How Experts Might be Used
    “Cryptocurrencies” like Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum, which store value digitally and are used to purchase real-life goods and... Read More The post Flash Crash of Cryptocurrency Exchange Yields Lawsuits – How Experts…
Rank this Week: 1981

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/
  • Aug 17

    Democracy Unchained

    Democracy Unchained
    K. Sabeel Rahman, Private Power, Public Values: Regulating Social Infrastructure in a Changing Economy, 39 Cardozo L. Rev. 5 (forthcoming, 2017), available at SSRN. Frank Pasquale In the mid-2000s, digital activists spearheaded the…
  • Aug 16

    The Discreet Charm of Conveyancing on the Blockchain

    The Discreet Charm of Conveyancing on the Blockchain
    Jeanne L. Schroeder, Bitcoin and the Uniform Commercial Code, 24 U. Miami Bus. L. Rev. 1 (2016). Anna Gelpern When Adam Levitin and I taught The Law of Money seminar a year ago, not one student chose to write about bitcoin. We congratulated…
  • Aug 15

    What Abbasi Should Have Said

    What Abbasi Should Have Said
    James E. Pfander, Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror (2017). Steve Vladeck It is a common rhetorical trope among far too many federal judges (including Supreme Court Justices) that legal scholarship is of diminishing utility to…
Rank this Week: 570

the complex litigator

the complex litigator

Covers complex litigation and class actions. By H. Scott Leviant.

http://thecomplexlitigator.com/post-data/
  • Aug 16

    Occidental College, my alma mater, vexes me greatly

    Occidental College, my alma mater, vexes me greatly
    Hey, so I went to Occidental College.  Just like Mr. Obama (Emily Post says the title of "President" ends with the end of the term of office - yes, I checked).  Two differences stand out between us, I think.  I graduated. …
  • Aug 2

    Further nuances to PAGA and arbitration clauses in Esparza v. KS Industries, L.P.

    Further nuances to PAGA and arbitration clauses in Esparza v. KS Industries, L.P.
    Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC, 59 Cal. 4th 348 (2014) held that PAGA representative claims for civil penalties are not subject to arbitration.  In Esparza v. KS Industries, L.P. (August 2, 2017), the Court of Appeal…
  • Jun 19

    DOJ switches teams in NLRB v. Murphy Oil

    DOJ switches teams in NLRB v. Murphy Oil
    The DOJ announced on Friday, June 16, 2017, that it was reversing its position on the validity of class action waivers in arbitration agreements and would file an amicus brief in support of the employer's position in NLRB v. Murphy Oil.…
Rank this Week: 261

CVN Legal News

CVN Legal News

Provides news stories, analysis, and video clips on major state-law, civil trials throughout the nation.

http://www.cvn.com/news
Rank this Week: 435

Everlaw Blog

Everlaw Blog

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

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Aug 16

    Cloud Discussions Take Flight at ILTACON 2017

    Cloud Discussions Take Flight at ILTACON 2017
    Legal technologists can rattle off plenty of reasons to move to the cloud, but for many law firms the jump to cloud-based technology still seems daunting. Briggs and Morgan CIO Robert Dubois tried to demystify the process Monday at ILTACON in…
  • Aug 8

    Cybersecurity Lessons to Make your Firm More Secure

    Cybersecurity Lessons to Make your Firm More Secure
    Law firm security breaches are grabbing headlines, and the Wall Street Journal reports “there is no such thing as a non-security IT staffer.” Staying current about rapidly-emerging threats and best practices can be overwhelming…
  • Aug 1

    Now Introducing: Full Screen Review Mode!

    Now Introducing: Full Screen Review Mode!
    When you’re responsible for reviewing hundreds of documents in a short amount of time, every second you can save on that review matters. We want to save you as much time as possible, and give you tools to make your work life easier. To…
Rank this Week: 2054

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
  • Aug 16

    Cloud Discussions Take Flight at ILTACON 2017

    Cloud Discussions Take Flight at ILTACON 2017
    Legal technologists can rattle off plenty of reasons to move to the cloud, but for many law firms the jump to cloud-based technology still seems daunting. Briggs and Morgan CIO Robert Dubois tried to demystify the process Monday at ILTACON in…
  • Aug 8

    Cybersecurity Lessons to Make your Firm More Secure

    Cybersecurity Lessons to Make your Firm More Secure
    Law firm security breaches are grabbing headlines, and the Wall Street Journal reports “there is no such thing as a non-security IT staffer.” Staying current about rapidly-emerging threats and best practices can be overwhelming…
  • Aug 1

    Now Introducing: Full Screen Review Mode!

    Now Introducing: Full Screen Review Mode!
    When you’re responsible for reviewing hundreds of documents in a short amount of time, every second you can save on that review matters. We want to save you as much time as possible, and give you tools to make your work life easier. To…
Rank this Week: 2501

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

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

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Aug 16

    Cloud Discussions Take Flight at ILTACON 2017

    Cloud Discussions Take Flight at ILTACON 2017
    Legal technologists can rattle off plenty of reasons to move to the cloud, but for many law firms the jump to cloud-based technology still seems daunting. Briggs and Morgan CIO Robert Dubois tried to demystify the process Monday at ILTACON in…
  • Aug 8

    Cybersecurity Lessons to Make your Firm More Secure

    Cybersecurity Lessons to Make your Firm More Secure
    Law firm security breaches are grabbing headlines, and the Wall Street Journal reports “there is no such thing as a non-security IT staffer.” Staying current about rapidly-emerging threats and best practices can be overwhelming…
  • Aug 1

    Now Introducing: Full Screen Review Mode!

    Now Introducing: Full Screen Review Mode!
    When you’re responsible for reviewing hundreds of documents in a short amount of time, every second you can save on that review matters. We want to save you as much time as possible, and give you tools to make your work life easier. To…
Rank this Week: 2657

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

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

http://www.leventhalpllc.com/news-commentary/
  • Aug 16

    Minnesota Legal Malpractice Statute of Limitations Case Law is in Disarray.

    Minnesota Legal Malpractice Statute of Limitations Case Law is in Disarray.
    Update (August 16, 2017): It is not every day that one sees both sides appealing a Minnesota Court of Appeals decision, each agreeing that the Court of Appeals got it wrong on the same issue. We have it in the SB&T v. LHD&L case,…
  • Aug 16

    Three Pathways, One Destination:  Writs of Certiorari in Minnesota

    Three Pathways, One Destination:  Writs of Certiorari in Minnesota
      Writs of certiorari are an important part of the appellate toolbox. Writs of certiorari are their own kind of appeal, and they are not well understood by Minnesota litigators.  Certiorari matters are not like the usual civil case…
  • Aug 16

    Another Minnesota Haircut for Expensive Out-of-State Hired Gun

    Another Minnesota Haircut for Expensive Out-of-State Hired Gun
    When out-of-state companies hire out-of-state lawyers with billing rates far beyond what lawyers cost in Minnesota and they seek an award of attorneys’ fees for winning a lawsuit (under a statute that provides for award of…
Rank this Week: 104

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
  • Aug 16

    6 Ways to Streamline Evidence

    6 Ways to Streamline Evidence
    Juries usually base their verdicts on a small number of crucial points. But lawyers tend to offer as much evidence as possible, believing this will make their case more convincing or fearing they’ll leave something out. Finding the fine…
  • Aug 14

    Revocation-on-Divorce Statute May Have Retroactive Reach

    Revocation-on-Divorce Statute May Have Retroactive Reach
    When the marriage is over, former spouses usually want their property to go somewhere else when they die. At least the revocation-on-divorce statute assumes this is so and renders transfers made to the other spouse null and void. The statute…
  • Aug 11

    2 Key Provisions for Your Retainer Agreement

    2 Key Provisions for Your Retainer Agreement
    In The Contract that Binds: Your Fee Agreement, we noted that fee agreements should not be governed by simple boilerplate and formulaic thinking. This is true, but there are exceptions to this general advice: Here are two particular…
Rank this Week: 603

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
  • Aug 16

    When Stopping Competition with A Temporary Injunction, It Pays To Be Precise

    When Stopping Competition with A Temporary Injunction, It Pays To Be Precise
    A lot of times a company rushes to court asking the judge to stop a former employee or his new employer from using the company's confidential information or soliciting its customers based on the agreements that the former employee had signed…
  • Aug 7

    Top Five Posts In 2016

    Top Five Posts In 2016
    While most of my blog posts relate to non-compete and trade secrets issues, I do blog about general commercial and employment issues as well since I have a broad employment and business litigation practice. According to you, here’s the…
  • Aug 6

    Is a Client List a Trade Secret in Texas?

    Is a Client List a Trade Secret in Texas?
    A "list of actual or potential customers or suppliers" of a company qualifies as a trade secret as long as: (1) its owner, i.e. the company, took reasonable measures to keep it secret and (2) the list has an economic value because…
Rank this Week: 1900

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: 26

Percipient E-Discovery Blog

Percipient E-Discovery Blog

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

https://percipient.co/blog
  • Aug 16

    Legal Ops – A View From the Frontline

    Legal Ops – A View From the Frontline
    “Legal ops”, short for legal operations, is a popular topic of late in the legal press and on the legal tech conference circuit. Despite the recent attention, it is likely not a fad.  Forty three percent of those surveyed in…
  • Jul 18

    Federal Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program Cheatsheet (Infographic)

    Federal Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program Cheatsheet (Infographic)
    In what might be a harbinger for other federal courts, The Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program (MIDP) is being tested by some federal judges in the Northern District of Illinois and the Arizona District Court. The United States Judicial…
  • Jul 10

    Attorney-Client Privilege Covers Discovery From In-House Litigation Support Staff

    Attorney-Client Privilege Covers Discovery From In-House Litigation Support Staff
    Communications between lawyers and outside litigation consultants, such as e-discovery vendors, are largely protected by the attorney work product doctrine and the attorney-client privilege. Similarly, knowledge possessed by in-house…
Rank this Week: 1132

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

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

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • Aug 16

    Do you come across as a jerk? Here’s how to stop 

    Do you come across as a jerk? Here’s how to stop 
    Researchers actually study the factors that go into making others see you as a jerk—and help us figure out how to avoid those behaviors. Today’s research is from an international team of researchers in the Netherlands, the US and…
  • Aug 14

    Consider the source: Even when evaluating data on  hate crime

    Consider the source: Even when evaluating data on  hate crime
    The U.S. Department of Justice defines hate crime as “the violence of intolerance and bigotry, intended to hurt and intimidate someone because of their race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or…
  • Jul 31

    Harassment & disruption even for those women at the top of their  profession

    Harassment & disruption even for those women at the top of their  profession
    Women often think that “one day” they will garner the professional respect and standing that will stop men from interrupting them when the woman is speaking. Today we are presenting two studies of women who’ve reached…
Rank this Week: 469

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 94

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Aug 16

    Public Pensions in Crisis Even After Great Investment Year

    Public Pensions in Crisis Even After Great Investment Year
    The Wall Street Journal (paywall) reported last week that another year of great investment returns has not saved America’s public pensions. The article estimated that the total funding shortfall of public pensions is $4 trillion. The…
  • Aug 14

    $1,222,314 Jury Verdict in Gulfport Federal Court Car Wreck Trial

    $1,222,314 Jury Verdict in Gulfport Federal Court Car Wreck Trial
    On Thursday a federal court jury in Gulfport returned a plaintiff verdict of $1,222,314.93 in Stafford v. Government Employees Insurance Co., et al. Here is the original Complaint. Plaintiff was rear-ended while working for the county in 2012…
  • Aug 10

    Jasper County Bad Faith Denial of Claim Verdict Results in $1.9 Million Judgment

    Jasper County Bad Faith Denial of Claim Verdict Results in $1.9 Million Judgment
    On Saturday a Jasper County jury (Paulding District) rendered a plaintiff verdict in an insurance bad faith claim denial trial in Millsaps v. Allstate Insurance Co. . The jury’s verdict results in a judgment with the following…
Rank this Week: 4475

Ringler Radio - Legal Settlements

Ringler Radio - Legal Settlements

Internet radio show / Podcast hosted by the leaders in structured settlements. From Ringler Associates and the Law Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/ringler-radio
  • Aug 15

    The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance and Universal Claims Certification

    The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance and Universal Claims Certification
    The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), the largest professional association in the insurance industry, recently announced a new initiative, the Universal Claims Certification (UCC), which is a certification program with a goal…
  • Jul 17

    Sports Concussions on the Field

    Sports Concussions on the Field
    Professional athletes in the NFL and other professional sports have concussions on the field, leading to questions about the long-time impact on a player’s health and workers compensation litigation cases. Today on Ringler Radio, host,…
  • Jun 19

    Driverless Cars Litigation

    Driverless Cars Litigation
    On the 1960’s television show, The Jetsons, we saw a future world where people traveled in flying cars. Sound far-fetched? Maybe not – now we have driverless cars.  And with all the advantages also come liability and…
Rank this Week: 1146

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Aug 15

    Deaf Man Sues to Sit on Grand Jury

    Deaf Man Sues to Sit on Grand Jury
    Startribune.com: Excluded from a Minnesota grand jury, deaf man sues for the right to serve
  • Aug 4

    Latest Edition of the Jur-E Bulletin

    Latest Edition of the Jur-E Bulletin
    Michigan Reflects on Its 2012 G. Thomas Munsterman Award The Detroit News published an article by former Michigan Chief Justice Robert P. Young on July 27, 2017, that reflects on the jury innovation accomplishments in the state of Michigan…
  • Aug 3

    NY Prohibits Anonymous Juries (People v. Flores)

    NY Prohibits Anonymous Juries (People v. Flores)
    While the federal criminal system permits juries to consider cases in total anonymity, New York State has a more restrictive law that allows the addresses of jurors to be withheld from the public and the parties at a trial, but...
Rank this Week: 4234

Electronic Discovery Law

Electronic Discovery Law

Covers legal issues, news and best practices relating to the discovery of electronically stored information. By K&L Gates.

http://www.ediscoverylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2506

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 4274

Johnson & Hunter, Inc.

Johnson & Hunter, Inc.

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

http://www.johnson-hunter.com/blog/
  • Aug 15

    Making the Invisible Visible: Watching Your Gestures on Video

    Making the Invisible Visible: Watching Your Gestures on Video
    What if you could watch yourself speaking on video and not recoil? What if, instead, you could enjoy the experience and, more importantly, eagerly learn from it? I’ve hit upon […] The post Making the Invisible Visible: Watching…
  • Jul 25

    Help the ABA Journal Select the Top 100 Legal Blog

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

    What Does Swagger Look Like?

    What Does Swagger Look Like?
    What does swagger look like? Watching a tennis tournament on TV recently, commentators began talking about whether certain competitors looked like they belonged in the big leagues. Who had swagger? […] The post What Does Swagger Look…
Rank this Week: 3721

Appellate Advocacy Blog

Appellate Advocacy Blog

Edited by David R. Cleveland, Kendall D. Isaac, Tonya Kowalski, Elizabeth Berenguer Megale and Randall L. Hodgkinson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/appellate_advocacy/
  • Aug 15

    #TwitterTuesday--Legal Poetry

    #TwitterTuesday--Legal Poetry
    Sometimes Twitter can provide you with a great grammar or appellate advocacy tip. Sometimes it can make you smile. And sometimes it can do both. For #TwitterTuesday this week we are following @RuleHaiku. Rule Haiku converts the Federal Rules…
  • Aug 14

    Supreme Court to Require E-Filing

    Supreme Court to Require E-Filing
    The Supreme Court recently announced that on November 13, 2017, its electronic filing system will be up and running. Thankfully, the Court’s program will not be part of the PACER system. Rather, according to the National Journal, the…
  • Aug 8

    #TwitterTuesday--Law School Legal Writing Department

    #TwitterTuesday--Law School Legal Writing Department
    When it comes to appellate writing, you can find some great tips from some of the nation's leading legal writing scholars by following the Twitter accounts of law school legal writing departments. Here are a few accounts to follow:…
Rank this Week: 1871

e-Lessons Learned

e-Lessons Learned

Covers e-discovery issues by focusing on mistakes made by counsel, employers and employees.

http://ellblog.com
  • Aug 15

    What Happens When an Employee Goes on an E-mail Deleting Spree?

    What Happens When an Employee Goes on an E-mail Deleting Spree?
     Author: E-Discovery Guru Case Citation: Orchestratehr v. Trombetta, 178 F.Supp.3d 476 (N.D.Tex. 2016) Employee Implicated: Employee eLesson Learned: Failure to prove that e-mails pertaining to a discovery request were deleted in bad…
  • Jul 15

    IRS is 0-2 in a Battle Against Technology Assisted Review

    IRS is 0-2 in a Battle Against Technology Assisted Review
    Author: Stephen Daniels   Case Citation: Dynamo Holdings v. Comm’r of Internal Revenue, Docket No. 2685-11, 8393-12 (T.C. July 13, 2016).   eLesson Learned: Judicial bodies are trending towards acceptance of…
  • Jun 15

    How May The Court Infer Bad Faith Regarding Discovery Compliance?

    How May The Court Infer Bad Faith Regarding Discovery Compliance?
    Author: Eli Crozier Case Citation: Fulton v. Livingston Fin. LLC, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 96825 (W.D. Wash. July 25, 2016). Employee/Personnel/Employer implicated:   Defense counsel / Hinshaw and Culbertson eLesson…
Rank this Week: 125

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • Aug 15

    Twombly/Iqbal Standards Applied to Dismiss Bad Faith Complaint

    Twombly/Iqbal Standards Applied to Dismiss Bad Faith Complaint
    In the recent Eastern Federal District Court of Pennsylvania case of Jones v. Allstate, No. 17-00648 (E.D. Pa. June 19, 2017 Pappert, J.), the Court applied the mandates of Twombly/Iqbal in granting the carrier's motion to dismiss the…
  • Aug 9

    Landlord Secures Summary Judgment In Slip and Fall Case Where Court Found Duties Owed by Tenant

    Landlord Secures Summary Judgment In Slip and Fall Case Where Court Found Duties Owed by Tenant
    In a recent decision by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court in the case of Stuski v. Philadelphia Auth. 4 Indev., No. 1979 C.D. 2016 (Pa. Cmwlth. May 25, 2017 Covey, J.), summary judgment was affirmed in favor of a landlord Defendant in…
  • Aug 9

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Household Exclusion and Stacking Issues Case

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Household Exclusion and Stacking Issues Case
    In the case of Gallagher v. Geico Indemnity, No. 87 WAL 2017 (Pa. Aug. 8, 2017), the Pennsylvania Supreme Court granted an appeal to address issues pertaining to a household exclusion and stacking issues.  The Court's Order granting the…
Rank this Week: 3853

The California Blog of Appeal

The California Blog of Appeal

Features an appellate practitioner's take on practice and legal developments in the California Courts of Appeal, the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. By Greg May.

http://www.calblogofappeal.com
Rank this Week: 653

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 14

    Four Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2018

    Four Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2018
    Four attorneys including Managing Equity Partner Patrick A. Salvi, and Partners Jeffrey J. Kroll, Matthew L. Williams and Jennifer L. Ashley have been honored by one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession…
  • Aug 11

    Mother sues nurse, hospital after newborn baby suffocates in hospital bed

    Mother sues nurse, hospital after newborn baby suffocates in hospital bed
    PORTLAND, Ore. (August 11, 2017) – An Oregon mother is suing a nurse and the hospital she worked at for negligence after her newborn son suffocated to death in her hospital bed. According to the lawsuit which was filed last…
  • Aug 8

    Trial to begin against City of Chicago for dancer paralyzed by collapsed bus shelter

    Trial to begin against City of Chicago for dancer paralyzed by collapsed bus shelter
    CHICAGO (August 9, 2017) – Trial is set to begin on Thursday, August 10 against the city of Chicago in the Tierney Darden case. Ms. Darden was a 24-year-old dance student when she was paralyzed by a collapsed pedestrian shelter…
Rank this Week: 1701

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

By Morris James LLP.

http://www.morrisjames.com/blogs-Delaware-Business-Litigation-Report
Rank this Week: 2475

New York Business Litigation…

New York Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.thesilberlawfirm.com/
  • Aug 14

    Failure to Review Insurance Policy Does Not Bar Insured’s Potential Recovery

    Failure to Review Insurance Policy Does Not Bar Insured’s Potential Recovery
    Plaintiffs own a number of commercial properties in Brooklyn. In connection with that ownership, plaintiffs retained defendant broker to arrange for insurance coverage for the buildings. At the time of issuance, in 2002, the policies did not…
  • Aug 3

    Minimum Requirements to Maintain Information as a Trade Secret

    Minimum Requirements to Maintain Information as a Trade Secret
    While some businesses believe that all of their business information can be deemed a “trade secret,” the Second Department recently reaffirmed that not to be the case. In an action by a lighting company seeking to prevent an…
  • Jul 26

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

    Bad Faith Reservation of Rights by Insurance Company Defats Breach Claim Against its Insured
    In affirming the dismissal of an insurance company’s breach of contract claim which alleged that the insured’s failure to cooperate and obtain consent to settle breached the policy, the First Department held that despite…
Rank this Week: 888