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How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 52

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
  • May 4

    Drone Law (or the Lack Thereof)

    Drone Law (or the Lack Thereof)
    This following is a guest blog post by George M. Moore PhD, JD, a Scientist-in-Residence at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, California, where his course in Drones and Surveillance considers both the technical…
  • May 1

    How Can Someone Be Deposed Twice in the Same Case?

    How Can Someone Be Deposed Twice in the Same Case?
    Generally, you can’t compel someone to attend a deposition if he or she has been previously deposed in the same case. But there are 5 exceptions to this rule. A person whose deposition has been completed can’t be compelled to…
  • Apr 29

    When Trespasser Becomes Plaintiff

    When Trespasser Becomes Plaintiff
    The family of a 9-year-old California boy who survived a fall through a school’s skylight reportedly claims the school district should be held liable for his injuries because it was too easy to get on the school’s roof and…
Rank this Week: 2714

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • May 4

    The Prosecution Claiming That Hae Was Killed by 2:36 P.M. is a Legally Operative Fact

    The Prosecution Claiming That Hae Was Killed by 2:36 P.M. is a Legally Operative Fact
    Two things. First, look for the Addendum to the second episode of the Undisclosed Podcast later today. Just like I did two weeks ago, I will have an "Addendum to the Addendum," exploring one of the issues from the Addendum...
  • Apr 30

    Randallstown Had a Home Basketball Game at 6:30 P.M. on January 13, 1999

    Randallstown Had a Home Basketball Game at 6:30 P.M. on January 13, 1999
    At the trial of Adnan Syed for murdering Hae Min Lee, the prosecution introduced into evidence a note that Hae had written for her new boyfriend that referenced (1) Hae filming an interview; and (2) Hae attending a wrestling match...
  • Apr 29

    What if There Actually Were a Woodlawn Wrestling Match on January 13, 1999?

    What if There Actually Were a Woodlawn Wrestling Match on January 13, 1999?
    In the wake of the second episode of the Undisclosed Podcast, I've received many e-mails speculating that there might have been a Woodlawn wrestling match on January 13, 1999, despite the fact that no such game was reported in the...
Rank this Week: 987

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 4

    Symposium: The judicial-elections exception to the First Amendment

    Symposium: The judicial-elections exception to the First Amendment
    By now anyone who would be reading this will know that last week the Supreme Court decided that the First Amendment’s speech protections are weaker in the context of judicial elections than in other kinds. In effect, the five-Justice…
  • May 4

    Breaking New

    Breaking New
    SCOTUS holds that bankruptcy court’s denial of debtor’s repayment plan is not immediately appealable. No more opinions for two weeks.
  • May 4

    Live blog of orders and opinions (Updated: Completed)

    Live blog of orders and opinions (Updated: Completed)
    We are live-blogging this morning as the Court issues orders and opinions. Join us. 
Rank this Week: 11

Percipient E-Discovery Blog

Percipient E-Discovery Blog

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

https://percipient.co/blog
  • May 4

    Employer May Have Duty to Preserve Employee’s Personal Cloud Storage

    Employer May Have Duty to Preserve Employee’s Personal Cloud Storage
    Does an employer have a duty to preserve evidence relating to a lawsuit saved in an employee’s personal cloud storage account? Yes, according to at least one court, if the employer has the “practical ability to obtain”…
  • Apr 28

    Do I Have to Produce Deleted or Corrupted ESI?

    Do I Have to Produce Deleted or Corrupted ESI?
    Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(2)(b), and similar state rules such as Illinois Supreme Court Rule 201, absent good cause, litigants are not required to produce electronically stored information (ESI) that is “not reasonably…
  • Apr 20

    Can the Convenience of E-Discovery Beat a Venue Transfer Motion?

    Can the Convenience of E-Discovery Beat a Venue Transfer Motion?
    Smith’s Consumer Products, an Arkansas based company, sued Fortune Products in Dallas for patent infringement. Fortune, which is headquartered near Austin, promptly moved to transfer the case from Dallas to the Western…
Rank this Week: 2251

Asset Search Blog

Asset Search Blog

Covers asset searches, fraud investigations, and legal strategies for recovering hidden assets. By Fred L. Abrams.

http://www.assetsearchblog.com/
  • May 4

    Divorce & Hidden Money: How To Conduct A Low-Cost Asset Search

    Divorce & Hidden Money: How To Conduct A Low-Cost Asset Search
    My last 2 posts discussed asset recovery tools such as recognizing red flags & using compelled consent forms.  Assets might also be recovered as a consequence of researching public records.  This 18th post in the “Divorce…
  • Apr 27

    Divorce & Hidden Money: Gathering Swiss Bank Records Via Compelled Consent Form

    Divorce & Hidden Money: Gathering Swiss Bank Records Via Compelled Consent Form
    This 17th post in the “Divorce & Hidden Money” series details how compelled consent forms are sometimes used to gather confidential foreign bank account records.  In Doe v. United States, 487 U.S. 201, 108 S.…
  • Apr 20

    Divorce & Hidden Money: Searching For Assets By Recognizing Red Flag

    Divorce & Hidden Money: Searching For Assets By Recognizing Red Flag
    If a divorcing spouse hides marital assets there usually are red flags.  Red flags are also often found when assets have been hidden by tax fraudsters, Ponzi schemers, bankruptcy debtors, money launderers & narco-traffickers.…
Rank this Week: 288

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • May 4

    TORT TALK IS SIX YEARS OLD

    TORT TALK IS SIX YEARS OLD
    Here is a LINK to my very first blog post back on May 4, 2009 in which I noted a hope to provide informative and, at times, entertaining content--I hope that I have been successful in that regard.Thanks again -- very much -- for reading Tort…
  • May 1

    PLEASE RESERVE YOUR SPOT FOR THE TORT TALK EXPO 2015

    PLEASE RESERVE YOUR SPOT FOR THE TORT TALK EXPO 2015
    TORT TALK EXPO 2015Thursday, September 24, 2015Mohegan Sun Casino and HotelWilkes-Barre, PA (3 Substantive, 1 Ethics Credit [to be requested]) Door Prizes - Vendor Giveaways - Raffle…
  • May 1

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Reaffirms Test for Proper Venue Over Corporate Defendant ("Non-Precedential" But Still Informative)

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Reaffirms Test for Proper Venue Over Corporate Defendant ("Non-Precedential" But Still Informative)
    In a recent memorandum, "non-precedential" decision in the case of Gordon v. JFBB Ski Areas, Inc.,  (Pa.Super. Feb. 13, 2015 Lazarus, Wecht, and Strassburger, J.J.)(mem. op. by Wecht, J.), the Pennsylvania Superior Court addressed the…
Rank this Week: 1151

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

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

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • May 4

    Will a superhero pose increase your testosterone and cortisol?  

    Will a superhero pose increase your testosterone and cortisol?  
    We’ve written about power poses before and the work being done by Amy Cuddy and her colleagues on how they increase both self-confidence and hormones like testosterone and cortisol. The research has become so widely known it was even…
  • May 1

    “Exploding head syndrome”: Yes, it’s really a thing 

    “Exploding head syndrome”: Yes, it’s really a thing 
    I do not recall ever having heard of this sleep disorder before but apparently it is much more common than previously thought. At least by me, since to me it sounded like a”Jackass” stunt. This is an actual sleep disorder in which…
  • Apr 29

    More than half of your potential jurors have  smartphones now

    More than half of your potential jurors have  smartphones now
    Just when you thought you could relax a little about jurors accessing the internet during a jury trial, we learn this factoid from the smart folks at Pew Research Center: “64% of American adults now own a smart phone of some kind, up…
Rank this Week: 776

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/
  • May 4

    Organ-izing Your Estate

    Organ-izing Your Estate
    Reid Kress Weisbord, Anatomical Intent, 124 Yale L.J.F. 117 (2014).Gerry W. BeyerProfessor Reid Kress Weisbord’s article astutely addresses the growing problem of demand outpacing supply for organ donations needed for lifesaving medical…
  • May 1

    The Symbiotic Relationship Between Privacy Law and Anti-Discrimination Law

    The Symbiotic Relationship Between Privacy Law and Anti-Discrimination Law
    Jessica L. Roberts, Protecting Privacy to Prevent Discrimination, 56 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. (forthcoming, 2015), available at SSRN.Alex B. LongJessica Roberts’ upcoming article, Protecting Privacy to Prevent Discrimination, explores the…
  • Apr 29

    Do Corporate Managers Have a Duty to Avoid Taxes?

    Do Corporate Managers Have a Duty to Avoid Taxes?
    Reuven S. Avi-Yonah, Just Say No: Corporate Taxation and Corporate Social Responsibility __ NYU J. Law & Bus. __ (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Kathleen DeLaney ThomasThe recent wave of corporate inversion transactions, in which…
Rank this Week: 142

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • May 4

    Good Stuff in Latest CABA Newsletter

    Good Stuff in Latest CABA Newsletter
    The Capital Area Bar Association now publishes its newsletter in electronic format. Here is a link to the latest issue. The latest issue includes: an article by me that expands on this January blog post about the civil justice system;…
  • Apr 30

    Y’all Politics Reopens Legal Bureau

    Y’all Politics Reopens Legal Bureau
    When I first started blogging, Y’all Politics seemed to be as much a legal blog as a political blog with its coverage of the judicial bribery scandal. One of the reasons that I decidided to focus on the civil side was that Ya’ll…
  • Apr 29

    Law School Applications Down 50% from Peak

    Law School Applications Down 50% from Peak
    The Washington Post ran this article last week on the decline of law school enrollment. From the article: Nearly 46,000 people have applied so far to go to an accredited U.S. law school in the most recent admissions cycle, a figure that puts…
Rank this Week: 788

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 2006

Blawgletter

Blawgletter

Offers business trial law with a sense of humor. By Barry Barnett.

http://blawgletter.typepad.com/bbarnett/
  • May 3

    Fifth Circuit Upholds $25 Million Contingent Fee

    Fifth Circuit Upholds $25 Million Contingent Fee
    Keys to the court house The contingent-fee option enables a claimant who has a valuable claim but can't afford hourly fees to hire a lawyer. He pays with a promise to share his recovery with the lawyer in return for...
  • Apr 29

    Hottest Oil & Gas Claims, Part 7: Surface Damage

    Hottest Oil & Gas Claims, Part 7: Surface Damage
    Surface damage – what must operators do to accommodate existing uses of the surface estate? Today we conclude Blawgletter's seven-part series on the Hottest Oil & Gas Claims for 2015, a paper we co-wrote for the 66th Oil & Gas...
  • Apr 26

    Price-Fixing Claims Parry Field Preemption in Supreme Court

    Price-Fixing Claims Parry Field Preemption in Supreme Court
    Pre-emption? Ha! A 7-2 split on the U.S. Supreme Court last week revived state-law antitrust claims against natural-gas pipelines. End-user (or retail) customers alleged that the pipelines conspired to rig index prices and thus inflate sales…
Rank this Week: 543

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

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

http://appellategourmetappealsinflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 728

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: 1652

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • May 2

    Real Estate Statute of Repose Wipes Out Fire Loss Case

    Real Estate Statute of Repose Wipes Out Fire Loss Case
    In Hayes v. Coopertown’s Mastersweep, Inc., No. W2014-00783-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. April 17, 2015), plaintiffs brought a negligence claim based on the alleged negligent inspection of their fireplace. Two issues were addressed on…
  • Apr 28

    Signing an “As Is” Agreement Negates Reliance on Alleged Misrepresentation

    Signing an “As Is” Agreement Negates Reliance on Alleged Misrepresentation
    Justifiable reliance is one of four elements a plaintiff must prove in a negligent misrepresentation case. In the recent case of Pritchett v. Comas Montgomery Realty & Auction Co., Inc., No. M2014-00583-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. April 15,…
  • Apr 23

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

    Is Plaintiff’s Fault Percentage Applied Before or After Tort Reform Damage Cap?
    The Court of Appeals recently released an extensive opinion in a Tennessee car accident case, full of issues regarding evidence and trial questions. Three of the findings in this opinion are critical for tort lawyers to familiarize themselves…
Rank this Week: 216

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

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

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • May 1

    The Value Of Economic Expert Witnesse

    The Value Of Economic Expert Witnesse
    In Getting The Full Value Of Economic Experts In IP Litigation: A Qualified Expert Is Key, attorney Devon Zastrow Newman of Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C., writes:A plaintiff’s claims in intellectual property litigation may take…
  • Apr 28

    Computer Security Expert Witness On Cyberstalking Part 1(b)

    Computer Security Expert Witness On Cyberstalking Part 1(b)
    In Cyberbullying, Trolling, and Cyberstalking: the Dark Side of Free Speech (part 1b), computer security expert witness Steve Burgess answers the question What is Free Speech? Also not protected is harassment, the act of systematic and/or…
  • Apr 26

    Legal Ethics Considerations for Lawyers' Use of Cloud Computing Service

    Legal Ethics Considerations for Lawyers' Use of Cloud Computing Service
    In Legal Ethics Considerations for Lawyers' Use of Cloud Computing Services, Internet For Lawyer’s Mark Rosch writes:We often get questions about the security of "cloud computing" services like Google Apps and whether that security is…
Rank this Week: 695

The 10b-5 Daily

The 10b-5 Daily

Covers securities class action litigation. By Lyle Roberts.

http://www.the10b-5daily.com/
  • May 1

    Not Congress’s Concern

    Not Congress’s Concern
    The Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act (“SLUSA”) is designed to limit the ability of plaintiffs to avoid the heightened pleading standards (and other procedural and substantive protections) applicable to federal…
  • Apr 17

    Creating Your Own Losse

    Creating Your Own Losse
    Under the PSLRA, the presumptive lead plaintiff in a securities class action is the applicant with the “largest financial interest in the relief sought by the class.”  The largest financial interest is measured by assessing…
  • Mar 25

    Omnicare Decided

    Omnicare Decided
    The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a decision in the Omnicare case holding that opinions presented in registration statements can be subject to Section 11 liability if either (a) the opinion was not genuinely held, or (b) the registration…
Rank this Week: 2653

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/
  • May 1

    Court Of Chancery Explains Limits Of Ratification Defense

    Court Of Chancery Explains Limits Of Ratification Defense
    Calma v. Templeton, C.A. 9579-CB (April 30, 2015) This decision reviews the history of the effect of stockholder ratification on director compensation. Briefly, stockholder ratification will cause the compensation to be subject to the…
  • May 1

    Court Of Chancery Applies Garner In 220 Case

    Court Of Chancery Applies Garner In 220 Case
    In re Lululemon Athletica Inc. 220 Litigation, Consol. C.A. 9039-VCP (April 30, 2015) This is an important Section 220 decision for at least two reasons. First, it holds that the personal records of non-employee directors do not need to be…
  • May 1

    Court Of Chancery Again Accepts Merger Price In An Appraisal

    Court Of Chancery Again Accepts Merger Price In An Appraisal
    Merlin Partners LLP v. Autoinfo Inc., C.A. 8509-VCN (April 30, 2015) This decision is another in a line of recent appraisal cases where the Court of Chancery has relied on the merger price to set the “fair value” of the stock…
Rank this Week: 931

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: 2298

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/
  • May 1

    NLRB Decision May Cause Companies to Amend Email Policie

    NLRB Decision May Cause Companies to Amend Email Policie
    The National Labor Relations Board made a landmark decision recently, when it ruled that employees have the right to use their employer's email system to send communications regarding union organizing. The decision came in response to a…
  • Apr 24

    Teacher Prevails in Freedom of Speech Lawsuit

    Teacher Prevails in Freedom of Speech Lawsuit
    The ACLU and PETA have settled a lawsuit with an Ohio school district that fired an employee over a Facebook post. Keith Allison, a Title I tutor in the Green Local School District of Smithville, was terminated from his position in August of…
  • Apr 17

    New York Court Allows "Service of Process" by Facebook

    New York Court Allows "Service of Process" by Facebook
    The Internet is becoming increasingly ubiquitous. Take the divorce matter that was recently ruled on by a judge in New York. The ruling is one of the first times that service of process by Facebook has been allowed. Normally, service of…
Rank this Week: 2442

A Winning Tip

A Winning Tip

Features trial tips from a trial consultant. By Dr. Noelle Nelson.

http://awinningtip.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Don’t Undermine The Value of Your Focus Group

    Don’t Undermine The Value of Your Focus Group
    A focus group has many benefits, among the primary the opinions the “jurors” offer on the case: strengths, weaknesses, validity of themes, etc.  However, focus group jurors can only provide opinions if they are asked the…
  • Apr 3

    Your Client, Expert, and Witness E-Impressions Matter! Manage Them Well

    Your Client, Expert, and Witness E-Impressions Matter! Manage Them Well
    What is written has more weight than what is said. Always. That is why, when something is important, we write it down. That is why, in any courtroom, jurors will believe documents over witness testimony. Unfortunately, clients often forget…
  • Mar 2

    Watch Those Jurors: Body Language Trumps the Spoken Word

    Watch Those Jurors: Body Language Trumps the Spoken Word
    The courtroom setting is unfamiliar to most prospective jurors, and sitting with a group of strangers is not necessarily within most people's comfort zone, much less being grilled by counsel during voir dire. In addition to which potential…
Rank this Week: 4664

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/
  • May 1

    EEOC Denied Inspection Of Employer’s Premise

    EEOC Denied Inspection Of Employer’s Premise
    By Christopher M. Cascino and Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. In EEOC v. Vicksburg Healthcare, LLC, No. 13-CV-895 (S.D. Miss. Apr. 22, 2015), Magistrate Judge Michael T. Parker of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi…
  • Apr 29

    Supreme Court Victory For Employers Today In Mach Mining v. EEOC

    Supreme Court Victory For Employers Today In Mach Mining v. EEOC
    By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., Christopher Cascino, and Matthew Gagnon On April 29, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Mach Mining, LLC v. EEOC, No. 13-1019 (U.S. 2015), and concluded, in a unanimous…
  • Apr 27

    The Supreme Court Grants Certiorari In Spokeo – No Harm, No Standing?

    The Supreme Court Grants Certiorari In Spokeo – No Harm, No Standing?
    By Pamela Devata, Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Robert Szyba Today the U.S. Supreme Court granted the petition for writ of certiorari filed in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, No. 13-1339 (U.S. Apr. 27, 2015). As we previously reported, the Spokeo…
Rank this Week: 1017

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: 35

Faruki, Ireland & Cox P.L.L.…

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

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

http://businesslitigationinfo.com
  • May 1

    REGISTRATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED

    REGISTRATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED
    Join FIC partners Erin Rhinehart & Laura Sanom on June 12 for “Principles of Negotiation – How to Get What You Want.”  Click here for additional information and to register for the event.  The event is…
  • Apr 29

    I’m Rubber, You’re Glue: First Amendment Protects Hyperbole and Opinion

    I’m Rubber, You’re Glue: First Amendment Protects Hyperbole and Opinion
    In 2011, TripAdvisor – the world’s largest website company providing reviews of travel-related content – named The Grand Resort Hotel & Convention Center (“Grand Resort”) in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee the…
  • Apr 24

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

    Kroc Center Hosts Dayton’s Spring Edition of the Bench/Bar Media Law Forum
    Yesterday, FIC partner Jeff Cox and U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael J. Newman moderated the spring edition of Dayton’s Bench/Bar Media Law Forum. For the past several years, Dayton’s legal community, media outlets, and law…
Rank this Week: 2811

Business Litigation Info

Business Litigation Info

Covers business litigation, intellectual property, data security, and advertising and media. By Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L.

http://www.businesslitigationinfo.com/
  • May 1

    REGISTRATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED

    REGISTRATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED
    Join FIC partners Erin Rhinehart & Laura Sanom on June 12 for “Principles of Negotiation – How to Get What You Want.”  Click here for additional information and to register for the event.  The event is…
  • Apr 29

    I’m Rubber, You’re Glue: First Amendment Protects Hyperbole and Opinion

    I’m Rubber, You’re Glue: First Amendment Protects Hyperbole and Opinion
    In 2011, TripAdvisor – the world’s largest website company providing reviews of travel-related content – named The Grand Resort Hotel & Convention Center (“Grand Resort”) in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee the…
  • Apr 24

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

    Kroc Center Hosts Dayton’s Spring Edition of the Bench/Bar Media Law Forum
    Yesterday, FIC partner Jeff Cox and U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael J. Newman moderated the spring edition of Dayton’s Bench/Bar Media Law Forum. For the past several years, Dayton’s legal community, media outlets, and law…
Rank this Week: 3482

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3012

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/
  • May 1

    12 Reasons Litigation Graphics are More Complicated Than You Think

    12 Reasons Litigation Graphics are More Complicated Than You Think
    by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L Consulting If the creation of litigation graphics were as simple as some people make it out to be, you would never need a litigation graphics consultant. Yet litigation graphics consultants of varying skill…
  • Apr 29

    NEW & FREE 219-Page Opening Statements Toolkit E-Book

    NEW & FREE 219-Page Opening Statements Toolkit E-Book
      by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L Consulting I'm absolutely thrilled to announce the release of A2L Consulting's latest free litigation e-book, The Opening Statement Toolkit. You may download this book with no strings attached right…
  • Apr 22

    5 Ways to Maximize Persuasion During Opening Statements - Part 4

    5 Ways to Maximize Persuasion During Opening Statements - Part 4
      by Ryan H. Flax, Esq.Managing Director, Litigation ConsultingA2L Consulting We have discussed four important tips for maximizing persuasion during your opening statement (See parts 1, 2, and 3). The last tip is the use of…
Rank this Week: 3723

Delaware Trial Practice Blog

Delaware Trial Practice Blog

Covers the Delaware state courts. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawaretrialpractice.foxrothschild.com/
  • May 1

    Finding of Dependency In An Alimony Analysis May Not Be Based on Speculation

    Finding of Dependency In An Alimony Analysis May Not Be Based on Speculation
    The case of Smart v. Smart, Del. Supr. No. 433, 2014, April 6, 2015, presented several issues on appeal including a challenge to the Family Court’s determination that Ms. Smart is dependent and therefore entitled to alimony. The…
  • Apr 27

    New Amendments To The Family Court Rules Of Civil Procedure

    New Amendments To The Family Court Rules Of Civil Procedure
    The Family Court has amended the Rules of Civil Procedure.  Specifically, the Court has amended Rules 200 – 222 and 500 – 508.  Rules 200 – 222 relate to child dependency, neglect and or abuse proceedings; and…
  • Apr 23

    Alimony Decision Remanded For Determination Of The Date Of Cohabitation

    Alimony Decision Remanded For Determination Of The Date Of Cohabitation
    The case of Sullivan v. Sullivan, Del. Supr. No. 258, 2014, April 21, 2015, raised multiple issues on appeal.  Of particular interest was Mr. Sullivan’s request to receive credit for alimony payments made after Ms. Sullivan began…
Rank this Week: 2940

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Apr 30

    More on the FRCP Amendments Adopted Yesterday by SCOTUS

    More on the FRCP Amendments Adopted Yesterday by SCOTUS
    We covered yesterday the Supreme Court’s order adopting the latest round of amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The full packet of material that the Supreme Court transmitted to Congress pursuant to the Rules Enabling Act…
  • Apr 30

    Lee et al. on Multidistrict Centralization

    Lee et al. on Multidistrict Centralization
    Emery G. Lee III, Catherine R. Borden, Margaret S. Williams, and Kevin M. Scott have published in Volume 12, Issue 2 of the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies their article, Multidistrict Centralization: An Empirical Examination. Abstract:…
  • Apr 29

    SCOTUS Adopts Recent Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

    SCOTUS Adopts Recent Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
    Today the Supreme Court adopted the recent batch of proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Here is the order setting forth the amendments and submitting them to the House and Senate. Absent congressional action, these…
Rank this Week: 1138

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 30

    2d District pro tem update

    2d District pro tem update
    The following are currently sitting on assignment: Judge Helen Bendix of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be sitting Pro-Tem in Division One until June 30, 2015 Judge Anne Harwood Egerton of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be…
  • Apr 30

    Updated 9th Circuit Resource

    Updated 9th Circuit Resource
    The Appellate Lawyer Representatives' Guide to Practice in the Ninth Circuit has been updated as of August 26, 2015 and is now available here.And the Ninth Circuit's Immigration Outline has been updated as well, here.And new appellate…
  • Apr 27

    At a loss for words?

    At a loss for words?
    1,000 words to be precise. As Howard Bashman has very ably chronicled at How Appealing, the proposal to limit the word count in federal court appears to be progressing via a compromise that would reduce the word count from 14K to 13K.…
Rank this Week: 4663

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
  • Apr 30

    Googling the Marketplace of Idea

    Googling the Marketplace of Idea
    By Jessica C. Engler For many inventors, the grant of a patent application is quite exciting. However, once the inventor seeks to market their invention, they can find the process costly and overwhelming. Often when small companies or solo…
  • Apr 22

    EPA Establishes New Refinery AP-42 Emission Factors: No Revision to Flare Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) Factor

    EPA Establishes New Refinery AP-42 Emission Factors: No Revision to Flare Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) Factor
    By Lee Vail, P.E., Ph.D. Last year, the EPA announced its intention to add or modify a number of AP-42 emission factors, primarily for petroleum refineries, pursuant to a consent decree entered into with Air Alliance Houston, Community…
  • Apr 20

    New Federal Regulations Seek Federal Contractor Assistance with Preventing Human Trafficking

    New Federal Regulations Seek Federal Contractor Assistance with Preventing Human Trafficking
    By Jessica Engler The United States has long had policies prohibiting government employees and government contractors from engaging in trafficking of persons, and the recent Executive Order, titled “Strengthening Protections Against…
Rank this Week: 1310

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
  • Apr 30

    Product-Hopping – The Line Between Trinko and Aspen Skiing

    Product-Hopping – The Line Between Trinko and Aspen Skiing
    Can a company introduce an improved product if it knows doing so will take sales from its competitors?   “Well, of course,” you say.  “Isn’t that called competition?”  In the near future, the…
  • Apr 28

    Vermont Federal Court Issues Preliminary Decision in Lawsuit over First-in-the-Nation GMO Labeling Law

    Vermont Federal Court Issues Preliminary Decision in Lawsuit over First-in-the-Nation GMO Labeling Law
    Federal Court Denies Vermont’s Motion to Dismiss Food Producers’ Lawsuit against Labeling Law, But Denies Food Producers’ Motion to Enjoin Enforcement of the Law Prior to Trial A long-awaited court preliminary decision on…
  • Apr 23

    The Ineffectiveness of Rule 11 “Warning Letters”

    The Ineffectiveness of Rule 11 “Warning Letters”
    It seems inevitable that, at some point in our careers, we face the prospect of having to pursue, or respond to, a threat of Rule 11 sanctions.  The situation always raises questions about how to approach your opponent in an effective…
Rank this Week: 1971

DRI Today

DRI Today

Covers the defense of civil actions.

http://dritoday.org/Default.aspx
  • Apr 30

    Product-Hopping – The Line Between Trinko and Aspen Skiing

    Product-Hopping – The Line Between Trinko and Aspen Skiing
    Can a company introduce an improved product if it knows doing so will take sales from its competitors?   “Well, of course,” you say.  “Isn’t that called competition?”  In the near future, the…
  • Apr 28

    Vermont Federal Court Issues Preliminary Decision in Lawsuit over First-in-the-Nation GMO Labeling Law

    Vermont Federal Court Issues Preliminary Decision in Lawsuit over First-in-the-Nation GMO Labeling Law
    Federal Court Denies Vermont’s Motion to Dismiss Food Producers’ Lawsuit against Labeling Law, But Denies Food Producers’ Motion to Enjoin Enforcement of the Law Prior to Trial A long-awaited court preliminary decision on…
  • Apr 23

    The Ineffectiveness of Rule 11 “Warning Letters”

    The Ineffectiveness of Rule 11 “Warning Letters”
    It seems inevitable that, at some point in our careers, we face the prospect of having to pursue, or respond to, a threat of Rule 11 sanctions.  The situation always raises questions about how to approach your opponent in an effective…
Rank this Week: 428

Litigation PostScript

Litigation PostScript

Provides information and practical tips on legal persuasion spanning pretrial and trial phases, for jury, bench and arbitration settings. By Persuasion Strategies.

http://www.litigationps.com/litigation_postscript_per/
  • Apr 30

    Be Measured in Your Use of Emotion

    Be Measured in Your Use of Emotion
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Opening statements began this week in the trial of James Holmes, the acknowledged gunman in the 2012 shooting during a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colorado. The tragedy sent ripples throughout…
  • Apr 27

    Account for Technophilia

    Account for Technophilia
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: We are used to hearing about "technophobia," or a fear of new, confusing, powerful and scary gadgets. In modern times, however, it's opposite -- technophilia -- is likely to play a stronger role. Take the…
  • Apr 23

    Know Your Judge...Through Analytics, Not Anecdote

    Know Your Judge...Through Analytics, Not Anecdote
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: So you're slated for trial before a judge who is new to you. Naturally, you do your due diligence and try to find out all you can on what makes this judge tick. The result? A few broad comments and stories in response…
Rank this Week: 1456

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Covers lawsuit funding. By Lawsuit Financial Corp.

http://www.lawsuitfinanceblog.com/
  • Apr 30

    Lawsuit Funding: It's This Simple!

    Lawsuit Funding: It's This Simple!
    Anyone involved in a personal injury case can tell you that being involved in a lawsuit is a stressful process. More often than not, the insurance company will often delay compensation, then the least possible settlement. It could take…
  • Apr 21

    Lawsuit Funding Guide to Eligibility and the Application Proce

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

    Financial Assistance While Waiting to Settle A Personal Injury Claim

    Financial Assistance While Waiting to Settle A Personal Injury Claim
    Auto accident victims have a common question – how long will it take to settle my case? This is an obvious question because victims want to put the accident behind them, but also want compensation for their loss, sooner rather than…
Rank this Week: 4615

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/
  • Apr 30

    Texas Hospital Settles False Claims Act and Stark Law Case

    Texas Hospital Settles False Claims Act and Stark Law Case
    According to the Department of Justice, Citizens Medical Center (“Citizens”) located in Victoria, Texas has agreed to pay $21.75 million to settle a qui tam case brought by three whistleblowers alleging violations of the False…
  • Apr 29

    Government Intervenes in HCR ManorCare Qui Tam Suit

    Government Intervenes in HCR ManorCare Qui Tam Suit
    According to the Department of Justice, the federal government has filed a consolidated complaint intervening in three whistleblowers’ qui tam lawsuits alleging that HCR ManorCare and its affiliates violated the False Claims Act.…
  • Apr 15

    Two Testing Labs Agree to Settle False Claims Act Suit

    Two Testing Labs Agree to Settle False Claims Act Suit
    The Justice Department announced that two cardiovascular testing laboratories, Health Diagnostics Laboratory, Inc. (“HDL”) and Singulex, Inc. have agreed to settle allegations that they violated the Anti-Kickback Stature and the…
Rank this Week: 2230

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
  • Apr 30

    Case Studies in Privilege Review

    Case Studies in Privilege Review
    Privilege review requires planning. Attorneys need to ask: what privileges are at issue in a lawsuit? Who could possibly be claiming a privilege? What are the elements of that privilege? Many parties today include a clawback agreement into…
  • Apr 24

    Why We Don’t Offer Everlaw Certification

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

    Why Small Firms and Solos Need an Ediscovery Tool

    Why Small Firms and Solos Need an Ediscovery Tool
    When talking with small firm lawyers and solo practitioners at Legaltech New York, I couldn’t help but notice that many are skeptical of using ediscovery tools in their practices. So much so, for several solo practitioners, that they…
Rank this Week: 3111

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

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

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Apr 30

    Case Studies in Privilege Review

    Case Studies in Privilege Review
    Privilege review requires planning. Attorneys need to ask: what privileges are at issue in a lawsuit? Who could possibly be claiming a privilege? What are the elements of that privilege? Many parties today include a clawback agreement into…
  • Apr 24

    Why We Don’t Offer Everlaw Certification

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

    Why Small Firms and Solos Need an Ediscovery Tool

    Why Small Firms and Solos Need an Ediscovery Tool
    When talking with small firm lawyers and solo practitioners at Legaltech New York, I couldn’t help but notice that many are skeptical of using ediscovery tools in their practices. So much so, for several solo practitioners, that they…
Rank this Week: 3273

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
  • Apr 29

    Council’s Position on the (to be) Insolvency Regulation Recast

    Council’s Position on the (to be) Insolvency Regulation Recast
    The Position (EU) No 7/2015 of the Council at first reading with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on insolvency proceedings (recast), Adopted by the Council on 12 March 2015 , as well…
  • Apr 29

    Johannes Schmidt on Legal Certainty in European Civil Procedure Law

    Johannes Schmidt on Legal Certainty in European Civil Procedure Law
    Johannes Schmidt’s doctoral thesis on “Legal Certainty in European Civil Procedure Law. An Analysis of ECJ Judgments Regarding the Brussels Convention and the Brussels I Regulation.” (Rechtssicherheit im europäischen…
  • Apr 27

    Le Précédent en Droit International (Conference)

    Le Précédent en Droit International (Conference)
    The annual conference of the French Society for International Law (Société française pour le droit international), organised in 2015 by the Faculty of Law of Strasbourg University, will take place next 28, 29 and 30 May…
Rank this Week: 32

Legal Radar

Legal Radar

Offers news coverage on civil litigation. By Sue Kerry.

http://www.legalradar.com/
  • Apr 29

    Senate Teeing Up on Bill Meant for Patent Litigation

    Senate Teeing Up on Bill Meant for Patent Litigation
    In the previous year, the House of Representative set out strong support for patent reform, especially on measures made to cut back on patent suits. Early this year, the House brought back a bill, the Innovation Act, and just this Wednesday,…
  • Apr 29

    SC to Hear Lethal Injection Argument

    SC to Hear Lethal Injection Argument
    Early this week, the United States Supreme Court will listen to arguments regarding Oklahoma’s lethal injection issue, which in the past few years involved the use of a midazolam, a sedative. The issue that Justices faced early this week…
  • Apr 28

    SC Weighing Right to File Lawsuit in Spokeo Case

    SC Weighing Right to File Lawsuit in Spokeo Case
    Early this week, the Supreme Court agreed to hear out a case that may make it a little easier for plaintiffs to enforce class action suits against Internet firms who are in violation of privacy laws and consumer data. The case involves a suit…
Rank this Week: 404

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Apr 29

    Deaf Juror

    Deaf Juror
    Below is an article about deaf jurors serving in Detroit. The article raises several interesting points that I had not previously given much thought to. First, the process of deliberations is different when one of the jurors is deaf (in...
  • Apr 29

    Trial Jurors and Variables Influencing Why They Return the Verdicts They Do - A Guide for Practicing and Future Trial Attorney

    Trial Jurors and Variables Influencing Why They Return the Verdicts They Do - A Guide for Practicing and Future Trial Attorney
    Mitch Frank Osvaldo Morera Trial Jurors and Variables Influencing Why They Return the Verdicts They Do - A Guide for Practicing and Future Trial Attorneys Abstract: This is the third of a trilogy of articles based on a 204-question survey...
  • Apr 27

    Defending the Jury: Crime, Community, and the Constitution

    Defending the Jury: Crime, Community, and the Constitution
    New Book by Laura Appleman Defending the Jury: Crime, Community, and the Constitution Abstract: This book sets forth a new approach to twenty-first-century criminal justice and punishment, an approach that fully involves the community and…
Rank this Week: 698

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

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

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
  • Apr 29

    TOP TEN LIST – FUNNY JUDICIAL QUOTES: Judges can be funny too, sometimes (15-08)

    TOP TEN LIST – FUNNY JUDICIAL QUOTES: Judges can be funny too, sometimes (15-08)
    FUNNY JUDICIAL QUOTES: In honor of this being the 100th Judicial Training Update issued since 2010 I offer a bit of uncharacteristic judicial humor. If anyone has ever questioned whether judges too have a sense of humor, you need look…
  • Apr 12

    Criminal Motions for Judgment of Acquittal (15-07)

    Criminal Motions for Judgment of Acquittal (15-07)
    Ten Basic Facts & One Special Rule for Circumstantial Evidence Cases: The Mandatory Two-Step “Al-Naseer/Silvernail” Analysis: Motions for Judgment of Acquittal are made in almost all criminal cases. There are 10 basic facts…
  • Mar 27

    JUDGES’ ON-LINE JURY TRIAL BENCH BOOK (15-06)

    JUDGES’ ON-LINE JURY TRIAL BENCH BOOK (15-06)
    PROFESSOR STEPHEN SIMON: University of Minnesota Law Professor Steve Simon is one of Minnesota judiciary’s most iconic figures. Virtually every Minnesota district court judge has at some point in their judicial career graduated…
Rank this Week: 2988

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: 1778

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.georgiafederalcriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1946

The Courtroom Insight Blog

The Courtroom Insight Blog

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

http://blog.courtroominsight.com/
  • Apr 29

    New Reviews of Poorly Rated Expert and Judge

    New Reviews of Poorly Rated Expert and Judge
    Courtroom Insight’s recent reviews seem to highlight lack of professionalism. Ratings are low citing biases from judges and unreliability of expert witnesses. An excerpt taken from a review of a forensic toxicologist says: Zero…
  • Apr 8

    Acclaimed author Ari Kaplan interviews Mark Torchiana

    Acclaimed author Ari Kaplan interviews Mark Torchiana
    I am excited to share Ari Kaplan’s interview with our CEO, Mark Torchiana. The following interview explores where Courtroom Insight started and how it is evolved to become the knowledge management solution that it is today. You can hear…
  • Mar 18

    Why Experts Should Embrace Custom Expert Witness Reports, Too

    Why Experts Should Embrace Custom Expert Witness Reports, Too
    In last week’s blog post, Kristal Sajasi described Courtroom Insight’s custom expert witness research reports and explained how attorneys benefit from incorporating this research into their vetting process.  Based upon my…
Rank this Week: 3566