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Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

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

http://accessdefense.com
  • Jun 16

    Hello Amazon, and welcome to the world of ADA litigation.

    Hello Amazon, and welcome to the world of ADA litigation.
    The major news outlets seem to have overlooked the most interesting aspect (to me) of Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods; that is, Amazon’s leap into the world of serial ADA filers and controversy over internet accessibility.…
  • Jun 14

    Baby steps – the first post-trial decision on the ADA and the internet.

    Baby steps – the first post-trial decision on the ADA and the internet.
    Yesterday, on June 13, Judge Robert Scola of the Southern District of Florida issued his opinion on website accessibility in Gil v. Winn Dixie Stores, Inc. Case No. 1:16-cv-20320 (SD Fla. June 13, 2017) He conducted a two day trial,…
  • Jun 12

    The interactive process under ADA Title III – maybe not the law, but a good idea anyway.

    The interactive process under ADA Title III – maybe not the law, but a good idea anyway.
    In its May 2, 2017 decision in Koester v. Young Men’s Christian Assn. of Greater St. Louis, 855 F.3d 908, 909 (8th Cir. 2017) the Eighth Circuit casually suggested that the “interactive process” does not apply to…
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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/
  • Jun 16

    Former Warehouse Manager Sues Amazon For Overtime Wage

    Former Warehouse Manager Sues Amazon For Overtime Wage
    A former Amazon employee is suing his erstwhile employer over not being paid overtime. In the lawsuit, he asserts that Amazon misclassified him as a salaried manager that was not entitled to overtime. However, the worker says that the duties…
  • Jun 9

    U.S. Supreme Court Decision Inhibits Patent Troll Activity

    U.S. Supreme Court Decision Inhibits Patent Troll Activity
    Patent trolls may find it harder to do business thanks to a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. That is good news for any business or entrepreneur who has ever been the subject of a frivolous patent infringement lawsuit. However, the decision…
  • Jun 2

    Former Owner of California Dealerships Wins Lawsuit Against Nissan

    Former Owner of California Dealerships Wins Lawsuit Against Nissan
    The one-time owner of a successful car dealership group in California has been awarded more than $256 million by a jury. Mike Kahn, who ran the Superior Automotive Group with dealerships in LA and San Francisco, fought Nissan Motor Acceptance…
Rank this Week: 1457

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers criminal justice.

http://www.pittsburghcriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Jun 16

    Violence in the City of Pittsburgh

    Violence in the City of Pittsburgh
    Until very recently, violent crime rates in America had been steadily falling since their peak in the early 1990s. When the FBI released its Uniform Crime Report in early 2017, it revealed an increase in violent crime in many of the…
  • May 31

    Drug Test Contamination Can Lead to Dismissal of Case

    Drug Test Contamination Can Lead to Dismissal of Case
    According to the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), officers are trained to identify the presence of drugs in a person’s system. They also receive education that allows them to identify the type of drug being used. As a result, police…
  • May 26

    Avoiding a DUI This Memorial Day Weekend

    Avoiding a DUI This Memorial Day Weekend
    According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), nearly 2 million American soldiers have been killed in the line of duty. Memorial Day is a time to recognize those who have served, and to reflect on the privileges that we…
Rank this Week: 2430

The Courtroom Insight Blog

The Courtroom Insight Blog

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

http://blog.courtroominsight.com/
  • Jun 16

    LexisNexis and Ravel Law will offer new level of analytics to legal community

    LexisNexis and Ravel Law will offer new level of analytics to legal community
    On June 8th, LexisNexis announced the acquisition of Ravel Law, based in San Francisco.  Ravel Law provides research tools, legal analytics and data services allowing users to “contextualize and interpret large amounts of legal…
  • May 22

    Mississippi man convicted of first transgender hate crime

    Mississippi man convicted of first transgender hate crime
    In the first conviction under the Matthew Shepard, James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, a Mississippi man was sentenced to 49 years in prison along with a $20,000 fine. Joshua Vallum murdered Mercedes Williamson in May 2015 after…
  • Apr 13

    Multi-State Bar Exam Scores Hit A New Low

    Multi-State Bar Exam Scores Hit A New Low
    In February 2017, the average score of the Multi-State Bar Exam (MBE) declined by another point.  “The exam is a six-hour, 200-question multiple-choice examination developed by NCBE and administered by user jurisdictions as…
Rank this Week: 540

Joseph C. Markowitz Blog

Joseph C. Markowitz Blog

Discusses civil procedure, trial practice, employment law and other issues.

http://jcmarkowitz.com/blog/
  • Jun 15

    Conflict Resolution website

    Conflict Resolution website
    Most of my blogging deals with alternative dispute resolution, including alternative ways to practice litigation. Sometimes I re-print those posts here, but usually they remain on a separate site, called Conflict Resolution, which can be…
  • Mar 31

    Conflict resolution, not litigation

    Conflict resolution, not litigation
    I prefer to describe my practice as “conflict resolution” rather than “litigation.” It’s not because I have any objections to filing or defending lawsuits, and I am not at all adverse to taking cases to trial.…
  • Feb 7

    The rule of law

    The rule of law
    We have come to one of those moments in our history when people are learning to appreciate the important role courts and lawyers play in our government. If you’re a supporter of President Trump’s blockage of travel from seven…
Rank this Week: 1504

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: 627

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: 315

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Offers commentary on civil rights issues, recent decisions and other areas of interest to New York civil litigators and criminal practitioners. By Nicole L. Black.

http://nylawblog.typepad.com/suigeneris/
  • Jun 15

    New Jersey judge permits service via Facebook

    New Jersey judge permits service via Facebook
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** New Jersey judge permits service via Facebook If you’re a litigator, then I can only assume that by now you fully understand how social…
  • Jun 8

    NYSBA issues updated social media guidelines for lawyer

    NYSBA issues updated social media guidelines for lawyer
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** NYSBA issues updated social media guidelines for lawyers I’ve always believed that social media use by lawyers should be treated no…
  • May 24

    Judges weigh in on researching jurors online

    Judges weigh in on researching jurors online
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Judges Weigh In On Researching Jurors Online Now that social media is simply part of our day-to-day lives, it’s no surprise that…
Rank this Week: 2451

e-Lessons Learned

e-Lessons Learned

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

http://ellblog.com
Rank this Week: 624

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: 608

Nextpoint's Legal Technology Blog

Nextpoint's Legal Technology Blog

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

http://www.nextpoint.com/blog/
  • Jun 14

    How to Get the Best Out of Your Litigation Support

    How to Get the Best Out of Your Litigation Support
    Litigation support can deliver a real boost to your firm’s productivity and free up time to focus on delivering great legal work product. When done right, it can be the key to winning new clients, gaining strategic advantage in…
  • Jun 5

    Use the eDiscovery Cost Estimator to Predict Review Expense

    Use the eDiscovery Cost Estimator to Predict Review Expense
    So you’ve got some impending litigation, and you know it’s going to involve pretty substantial document review. You probably have a lot of questions, like: How much will my document review cost? How many reviewers will I…
  • Mar 8

    8 Essential Attorney Tech Tools for Trial Presentation

    8 Essential Attorney Tech Tools for Trial Presentation
    Effective trial attorneys know how storytelling aids can play a major role in supporting an argument in the courtroom. Recent technology has made these tools more convenient, portable and affordable. Mike Ko, owner of Groundworks…
Rank this Week: 2702

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
  • Jun 14

    Tiers of Ediscovery Solutions for Solo and Small Firm Lawyer

    Tiers of Ediscovery Solutions for Solo and Small Firm Lawyer
    At Everlaw, we believe that secure, fast, and collaborative document review software is essential to the practice of law. Whether you’re a litigator at a large law firm involved in multi-district cases across several firms, corporate…
  • Jun 6

    Instead of Fighting About Discovery, Set up First and Second Pass Review to Produce Responsive ESI

    Instead of Fighting About Discovery, Set up First and Second Pass Review to Produce Responsive ESI
    Reviewing electronically stored information (“ESI”) for productions should be a streamlined process to identify responsive information. Parties often find new and exciting ways to derail document review. Consider the employment…
  • May 24

    Everlaw for Journalists – First Reaction

    Everlaw for Journalists – First Reaction
    For the past six months, we’ve been meeting with reporters from some of the nation’s largest news organizations to demo Everlaw for Journalists, our program to support investigative reporting through pro bono access to the Everlaw…
Rank this Week: 2366

Everlaw Blog

Everlaw Blog

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

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Jun 14

    Tiers of Ediscovery Solutions for Solo and Small Firm Lawyer

    Tiers of Ediscovery Solutions for Solo and Small Firm Lawyer
    At Everlaw, we believe that secure, fast, and collaborative document review software is essential to the practice of law. Whether you’re a litigator at a large law firm involved in multi-district cases across several firms, corporate…
  • Jun 6

    Instead of Fighting About Discovery, Set up First and Second Pass Review to Produce Responsive ESI

    Instead of Fighting About Discovery, Set up First and Second Pass Review to Produce Responsive ESI
    Reviewing electronically stored information (“ESI”) for productions should be a streamlined process to identify responsive information. Parties often find new and exciting ways to derail document review. Consider the employment…
  • May 24

    Everlaw for Journalists – First Reaction

    Everlaw for Journalists – First Reaction
    For the past six months, we’ve been meeting with reporters from some of the nation’s largest news organizations to demo Everlaw for Journalists, our program to support investigative reporting through pro bono access to the Everlaw…
Rank this Week: 1228

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

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

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Jun 14

    Tiers of Ediscovery Solutions for Solo and Small Firm Lawyer

    Tiers of Ediscovery Solutions for Solo and Small Firm Lawyer
    At Everlaw, we believe that secure, fast, and collaborative document review software is essential to the practice of law. Whether you’re a litigator at a large law firm involved in multi-district cases across several firms, corporate…
  • Jun 6

    Instead of Fighting About Discovery, Set up First and Second Pass Review to Produce Responsive ESI

    Instead of Fighting About Discovery, Set up First and Second Pass Review to Produce Responsive ESI
    Reviewing electronically stored information (“ESI”) for productions should be a streamlined process to identify responsive information. Parties often find new and exciting ways to derail document review. Consider the employment…
  • May 24

    Everlaw for Journalists – First Reaction

    Everlaw for Journalists – First Reaction
    For the past six months, we’ve been meeting with reporters from some of the nation’s largest news organizations to demo Everlaw for Journalists, our program to support investigative reporting through pro bono access to the Everlaw…
Rank this Week: 2361

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Jun 14

    Communication projects, campaigns & websites on peace, constitutionalism, rights, governance & democracy

    Communication projects, campaigns & websites on peace, constitutionalism, rights, governance & democracy
    Compiled for the Centre for Policy Alternatives a list of websites around communications campaigns, advertisements, projects, websites and various other initiatives I’ve designed, developed or gave input into over the past couple of…
  • Jun 12

    Address at Online Dispute Resolution Forum 2017

    Address at Online Dispute Resolution Forum 2017
    I couldn’t make it to Paris, but managed despite some technical hiccups to be present virtually at the Online Dispute Resolution 2017 Forum through Skype Video. The agenda can be downloaded as a PDF from here. I made a few overarching…
  • Jun 5

    Short memories, Doppler radar & disasters in Sri Lanka

    Short memories, Doppler radar & disasters in Sri Lanka
    An article published by renowned journalist Amantha Perera on IRIN today triggered a series of tweets over @groundviews around how officials in successive governments have lied to citizens around investments in life-saving technologies.…
Rank this Week: 212

Resolving Discovery Disputes

Resolving Discovery Disputes

Covers discovery plans, depositions, interrogatories and privileges. By Katherine Gallo.

http://www.resolvingdiscoverydisputes.com/
  • Jun 13

    A Needle in a Haystack – When Opposing Party Dumps Document

    A Needle in a Haystack – When Opposing Party Dumps Document
    Have you ever had a situation where the opposing side has responded to each of your document production requests with the response? All responsive documents within the custody and control of responding party will be produced. and then they…
  • Mar 28

    To Sign or Not to Sign Your Proof of Service

    To Sign or Not to Sign Your Proof of Service
      When I was a research attorney for Alameda County Superior Court, my judge drilled into me to always check the proof of service to make sure that it was signed and service on all parties had properly been made.  As a…
  • Jan 31

    DISCOVERY GAMES AND MISCONCEPTIONS—What is Wrong with this Document Response?

    DISCOVERY GAMES AND MISCONCEPTIONS—What is Wrong with this Document Response?
    Recently I saw the following document response and without even looking at the document request I knew that the response was bad and a motion to compel further responses was going to need to be filed: Objection, as some or all of these…
Rank this Week: 3564

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

By Morris James LLP.

http://www.morrisjames.com/blogs-Delaware-Business-Litigation-Report
  • Jun 13

    Structural Coercion Negated Cleansing Effect Under 'Corwin'

    Structural Coercion Negated Cleansing Effect Under 'Corwin'
    Under the Delaware Supreme Court's decision in Corwin v. KKR Financial Holdings, 125 A.3d 304 (Del. 2015), business judgment review applies to cleanse a fiduciary challenge to a noncontrol transaction that was approved by an uncoerced,…
  • Jun 7

    Court Of Chancery Explains Corwin Limit

    Court Of Chancery Explains Corwin Limit
    Sciabacucchi v. Liberty Broadband Corp., C.A. 11418-VCG (May 31, 2017) This is an important decision if only because it explains a further limitation on the Corwin rule that an informed uncoerced stockholder vote insulates a corporate…
  • Jun 6

    Court of Chancery Dismisses Post-Closing Challenge to Merger Transaction

    Court of Chancery Dismisses Post-Closing Challenge to Merger Transaction
    Stockholders who believe that a board breached its fiduciary duties in connection with information provided to stockholders asked to vote for a merger transaction can either seek to enjoin the transaction or seek damages post-closing. Of…
Rank this Week: 1540

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Jun 13

    TC Heartland: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

    TC Heartland: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same
    I have made it a practice not to immediately blog about big Supreme Court cases. While there is a rush to be the first to publish, I have found that there is a significant difference in the value between immediate analysis and analysis after…
  • May 26

    Court May Consider Both Sides’ Conduct in Exceptional Case Analysi

    Court May Consider Both Sides’ Conduct in Exceptional Case Analysi
    Snap-On Inc. v. Robert Bosch LLC, No. 09 C 6914, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Apr. 28, 2016) (Shah, J.). Judge Shah denied defendants’ (collectively “Bosch”) 35 USC § 285 motion for attorney’s fees in this patent dispute…
  • May 24

    Filing Patents Does Not Create Jurisdiction Outside of the E.D. Virginia

    Filing Patents Does Not Create Jurisdiction Outside of the E.D. Virginia
    Torrent Pharma. Ltd. V. Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., No. 16 C 2988, 3956 & 4876, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jul. 25, 2016) (Pallmeyer, J.). Judge Pallmeyer granted declaratory judgment defendants’ Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b) motion to dismiss for lack…
Rank this Week: 484

Western Canada Business Litigation…

Western Canada Business Litigation Blog

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

http://www.westerncanadabusinesslitigationblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1030

Nick Woolridge, Esq. Blog

Nick Woolridge, Esq. Blog

Covers commercial and civil litigation in New York.

http://www.nylitigationfirm.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2307

Alabama Litigation Review

Alabama Litigation Review

Covers business litigation, civil procedure, personal injury and punitive damages. By Jeff Blackwell.

http://www.alabamalitigationreview.com
  • Jun 9

    Need A Lawyer? Don’t Believe Everything You Read On A Website! (Updated Developments)

    Need A Lawyer? Don’t Believe Everything You Read On A Website! (Updated Developments)
    Last month, I published a post about a local DUI law firm that suddenly started advertising for personal injury and wrongful death cases. Suddenly, billboards for that firm appeared along major Huntsville area roads. I’ve written many…
  • May 10

    Need A Lawyer? Don’t Believe Everything You Read On A Website!

    Need A Lawyer? Don’t Believe Everything You Read On A Website!
    Billboards. Television. Radio. Lawyer ads are everywhere. It’s easy to smile and claim expertise. It’s much more difficult to perform the study and hard work necessary to win a complicated case. I’ve written previously that…
  • Mar 29

    Federal Court Invokana Injury Claims Continue To Advance

    Federal Court Invokana Injury Claims Continue To Advance
    Last fall, we asked the question on our other blog — Will Invokana Injury Cases Be Centralized? At that time, a growing number of injured patients had filed lawsuits in Federal Courts. Our firm has been investigating potential Invokana…
Rank this Week: 4034

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/
  • Jun 8

    Deliberate Practice and “Peak”

    Deliberate Practice and “Peak”
    When we suggest to our workshop participants that they should practice the skills we have honed, we often get skeptical stares. Body language scrunches up and shoulders turn away. Eye […] The post Deliberate Practice and…
  • May 23

    Nikki Haley Stood Up – Stand Up When You Have the Floor

    Nikki Haley Stood Up – Stand Up When You Have the Floor
    Last month at the United Nations emergency Security Council meeting on Syria, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley did something I’ve been urging women to do for about a year: she stood up […] The post Nikki Haley Stood Up –…
  • May 8

    Your No-Device Vacation Await

    Your No-Device Vacation Await
    By Marsha Hunter You are going to take a device-free vacation. It is only a matter of time. Why not be on the cutting edge and start planning yours now? […] The post Your No-Device Vacation Awaits appeared first on Johnson &…
Rank this Week: 3946

Delaware Trial Practice Blog

Delaware Trial Practice Blog

Covers the Delaware state courts. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawaretrialpractice.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 6

    Supreme Court Addresses The Application Of A Rebuttable Presumption

    Supreme Court Addresses The Application Of A Rebuttable Presumption
    The Sex Offenders Act is found in Chapter 7A of Title 13 of the Delaware Code.  Section 724A of the Sex Offenders Act imposes a rebuttable presumption “that no sex offender shall be awarded sole or joint custody of any child,…
  • Jun 4

    Pet Advocates – Lessons From Connecticut

    Pet Advocates – Lessons From Connecticut
    Prior blog posts have focused on child advocates who work to protect the best interests of children.  A Connecticut law, the first of its kind, expands that idea and provides animals with court-appointed advocates to…
  • Jun 1

    Family Court Releases Electronic Order Request Form

    Family Court Releases Electronic Order Request Form
    Family Court has not yet moved to the electronic filing system used by other Delaware Courts.  However, effective today, June 1, 2017, attorneys and litigants in Family Court may request to receive orders issued in all their civil…
Rank this Week: 2338

The 10b-5 Daily

The 10b-5 Daily

Covers securities class action litigation. By Lyle Roberts.

http://www.the10b-5daily.com/
  • Jun 5

    The Outset of the Fraud

    The Outset of the Fraud
    If an individual defendant’s stock trading took place pursuant to a pre-determined Rule 10b5-1 trading plan that was entered into before the outset of the alleged fraud, the use of the trading plan may undermine any inference that…
  • May 9

    Not Just For Section 11 Claim

    Not Just For Section 11 Claim
    In its Omnicare decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that opinions presented in registration statements can be subject to liability under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933 if either (a) the opinion was not…
  • Apr 14

    Frivolity

    Frivolity
    Among other reforms, the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (“PSLRA”) requires that upon final adjudication of a federal securities action, the court shall include in the record “specific findings regarding…
Rank this Week: 827

Veale Law

Veale Law

Focuses on personal injury law for the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

http://www.vealelaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2507

New Jersey Attorney Law Review…

New Jersey Attorney Law Review Blog

Reviews published and unpublished civil law decisions of importance issued by the New Jersey Appellate Division and New Jersey Supreme Court. By Glenn Reiser.

http://newjerseylawreview.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4591

A Winning Tip

A Winning Tip

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

http://awinningtip.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 2

    The Jury-Swaying Power of “Little” Word

    The Jury-Swaying Power of “Little” Word
    You’d think a little word like “a” or “the” wouldn’t have any importance, when you’re crafting your opening or your closing. And yet . . .”a” and “the” are powerful ways to…
  • May 1

    Help Your Witness Past an Angry Knee-Jerk Response

    Help Your Witness Past an Angry Knee-Jerk Response
    Witnesses may be angry for a variety of reasons. Regardless, an angry witness rarely testifies convincingly at deposition or trial. When dealing with such a witness, start by acknowledging that your witness’s anger is understandable and…
  • Mar 30

    Define the “How” and “Who” of Your Case in Story Form

    Define the “How” and “Who” of Your Case in Story Form
    Human beings across the globe are riveted by stories. Jurors are no different. Regardless of the nature of your case, find the story within it. The drier your case, the more important it is to do…
Rank this Week: 845

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

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

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Jun 1

    Free Speech And Trump Tweets: When Twitter Is A Limited Public Forum

    Free Speech And Trump Tweets: When Twitter Is A Limited Public Forum
          While in the White House, Donald Trump’s personal twitter timeline, @realDonaldTrump, remains a key method by which he communicates with the public. He uses it to conduct foreign policy, to urge specific action by…
  • Apr 26

    Goodyear v. Haeger: The Supreme Court Muddles Sanctions Law Again

    Goodyear v. Haeger: The Supreme Court Muddles Sanctions Law Again
    Earlier this month the Supreme Court decided Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Haeger et al., a case I wrote about way back in 2012 involving the scope of sanctions (including attorney’s fees) available when a party to a lawsuit…
  • Mar 19

    Is Judge Gorsuch Really Committed To Legal Textualism?

    Is Judge Gorsuch Really Committed To Legal Textualism?
    Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation hearing for his nomination to the United States Supreme Court begins today. He has been called “an originalist and a textualist,” someone with a “strong commitment to textualism.” He…
Rank this Week: 61

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 30

    Civil Discovery in Federal Court– Hello Rocket Docket?

    Civil Discovery in Federal Court– Hello Rocket Docket?
    If you handle civil cases before federal courts, the United States Judicial Conference may have pushed the fast forward button on your discovery. Last fall, it approved a pilot program requiring mandatory, expedited disclosure and production…
  • May 16

    Sampling: More Than Just an Annoyance at Costco

    Sampling: More Than Just an Annoyance at Costco
    Ever faced one of these document review or e-discovery challenges? Overbroad search terms proposed by your opponent Burdensome or overreaching document requests Fulfilling a discovery request would be very difficult or costly and may not…
  • Apr 25

    A Discovery Dispute Makes the Big Time (SCOTUS!)

    A Discovery Dispute Makes the Big Time (SCOTUS!)
    Likely to the delight of many a district court judge, a discovery dispute made its way into the rarefied air of the United States Supreme Court. In Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Haeger, 581 U.S. _____ (2017), the high court…
Rank this Week: 2141

Tennessee Defense Litigation

Tennessee Defense Litigation

Covers civil defense litigation issues in Tennesee.

http://www.tennesseedefenselitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 216

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
  • May 26

    Massachusetts Needs a Working Educational Discrimination Law

    Massachusetts Needs a Working Educational Discrimination Law
    Massachusetts is often lauded as one of the most progressive states in the country, and our state civil rights laws routinely provide broader protections than their federal counterparts. So it may come as a surprise that Massachusetts does…
  • May 12

    What Kind of Notice Should Universities Give Students Facing Title IX Charges?

    What Kind of Notice Should Universities Give Students Facing Title IX Charges?
    In the world of disciplinary hearings under Title IX, the process for students accused of sexual harassment or sexual assault on campus often begins this way: an accused student (the “respondent” in campus disciplinary parlance)…
  • Apr 27

    SJC Opens Up Pretrial Diversion to Veterans, Even for Drunk Driving Case

    SJC Opens Up Pretrial Diversion to Veterans, Even for Drunk Driving Case
    For over 40 years, Massachusetts has had an avenue of pretrial diversion in criminal cases, which allows young individuals accused of less-serious crimes to avoid a criminal record. Specifically, defendants under age 22 with no prior…
Rank this Week: 2116

I Object!

I Object!

Covers the rules for preserving the record for appeal. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/preservation-of-error-blog/
  • May 25

    Right for the Wrong Reason - Reversal Requires More Than Just an Error

    Right for the Wrong Reason - Reversal Requires More Than Just an Error
    Challenging an adverse judgment on appeal is an uphill battle from the start. A major part of winning an appeal requires demonstrating that an error occurred and confirming that the error was properly raised in the trial court. But more may…
  • Apr 13

    The Air of Preservation Is Now Filled With “Specific” Argument

    The Air of Preservation Is Now Filled With “Specific” Argument
    To win, trial lawyers must master the art of persuasion. But when they lose, they are tested by their mastery of the art of preservation. As standards of review in appellate courts have become increasingly demanding, preservation often…
  • Mar 13

    Preserving Constitutional Issues: Three States, Three Cases, One Hard Lesson

    Preserving Constitutional Issues: Three States, Three Cases, One Hard Lesson
    Late last year, three states illustrated an important point about preserving constitutional law issues for appeal: always be on the lookout for constitutional law issues at the beginning of the case. We begin in California in Coastal Hills…
Rank this Week: 1356

The Finn Blog

The Finn Blog

Covers structured settlements and related products and services from the insurance and legal communities.

http://www.finnfinancialgroup.com/learn-more/blog/
  • May 22

    Warren Buffett Talks Structured Settlement

    Warren Buffett Talks Structured Settlement
    Berkshire Hathaway’s 2017 Annual Meeting Excerpt  Warren Buffett Knows (and Likes) Structured Settlements   May 22, 2017 – Earlier this month, attendees of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.’s Annual Meeting witnessed…
  • Apr 20

    Managed or Mangled Money

    Managed or Mangled Money
    April 20, 2017 – If you’ve had money in an actively managed large cap fund in the United States for the past five years, there’s an 88.40% chance your manager underperformed and you would have been better off in a simple,…
  • Apr 18

    California DOI Press Release on Annuitie

    California DOI Press Release on Annuitie
    April 18, 2017 – Earlier this month during National Retirement Planning Week, the California Department of Insurance issued a Press Release urging Californians to “plan for retirement and carefully consider annuities.”…
Rank this Week: 1934

Texas Causes of Action Blawg

Texas Causes of Action Blawg

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

http://causeofactionelements.blogspot.com/
  • May 19

    Wrongful foreclosure claim in Texa

    Wrongful foreclosure claim in Texa
    ELEMENTS OF CAUSE OF ACTION FOR WRONGFUL FORECLOSURE  The elements of a wrongful foreclosure claim are: (1) a defect in the foreclosure sale proceedings; (2) an inadequate selling price; and (3) a causal connection between the defect and…
  • Mar 2

    Elements of tortious interference claim in Texa

    Elements of tortious interference claim in Texa
    The elements of tortious interference with an existing contract are: (1) the existence of a contract subject to interference; (2) the occurrence of an act of interference that was willful and intentional; (3) the act was a proximate cause of…
  • Feb 23

    Elements of breach-of-fiduciary-duty claim under Texas law

    Elements of breach-of-fiduciary-duty claim under Texas law
    "The elements of a breach of fiduciary duty claim are: (1) a fiduciary relationship between the plaintiff and defendant, (2) a breach by the defendant of his fiduciary duty to the plaintiff, and (3) an injury to the plaintiff or benefit to…
Rank this Week: 983

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: 693

ClassActionBlawg.com

ClassActionBlawg.com

Features class action news, commentary, and analysis. By Paul Karlsgodt.

http://classactionblawg.com
Rank this Week: 1388

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/
  • May 10

    Anniversarie

    Anniversarie
    I got a notice recently that in a few weeks will be the 35th anniversary of the day I was sworn into the Bar as a lawyer.  Also, I decided to look back at the history of this little blog, and discovered that soon after my 35th Bar…
  • May 3

    Why it is Difficult to Win a Criminal Appeal: the Harmless Error Rule

    Why it is Difficult to Win a Criminal Appeal: the Harmless Error Rule
    Here at beloved K&L we do a fair number of appeals in criminal cases, mostly in federal court but occasionally in the state court system. Winning an appeal in a criminal case is always hard, it takes lots of work to understand what…
  • Mar 13

    Federal Criminal Cases Dismissed: Some Thought

    Federal Criminal Cases Dismissed: Some Thought
    My law partner Carl and I represent lots of people who are charged with federal crimes, both here in Atlanta and throughout the country.  Each of us recently had cases where we believed that our clients were innocent.  In each case,…
Rank this Week: 1452

Beyond Structured Settlements

Beyond Structured Settlements

Covers 468B settlement funds, factoring, medicare set-aside arrangements, settlement planning, special needs trusts and structured settlements. By Patrick Hindert.

http://s2kmblog.typepad.com/rethinking_structured_set/
  • May 10

    NSSTA 2017 Annual Conference

    NSSTA 2017 Annual Conference
    When Len Blonder was elevated to the role of President of the National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA) for an unprecedented third time during NSSTA's 2016 Annual Conference, he identified a very clear vision for the structured…
  • Apr 17

    ASNP 2017 Annual Conference

    ASNP 2017 Annual Conference
    For the past 11 years, the Academy of Special Needs Planners (ASNP) annual conferences have consistently improved the educational scope and standards for an expanding professional landscape which, in addition to, and overlapping with, special…
  • Mar 20

    SSP 2017 Annual Conference

    SSP 2017 Annual Conference
    Although the Society of Settlement Planners (SSP) was founded in 2000, the term "settlement planner" is still viewed by many structured settlement stakeholders as an inflated synonym for "plaintiff broker". Current SSP President Joseph Tombs…
Rank this Week: 840

D.C. Law Blog

D.C. Law Blog

Covers civil litigation in the District of Columbia. By Douglas C. Melcher.

http://melcherlaw.com/dc-law-blog
Rank this Week: 2622

A Buffalo Lawyer

A Buffalo Lawyer

Random thoughts and helpful links and resources from Buffalo lawyer Jeremy Colby.

http://abuffalolawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1304

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
  • 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…
  • Oct 31

    Juror’s Mid-Trial Tweets Not Enough for New Trial

    Juror’s Mid-Trial Tweets Not Enough for New Trial
    This month, in a case of first impression in Florida, the Fourth District Court of Appeal held that statements posted by a juror on social media during trial were insufficiently prejudicial to require a new trial. The juror posted a series of…
Rank this Week: 704

Delaware eDiscovery Report

Delaware eDiscovery Report

Covers eDiscovery case law, rules, and issues, such confidentiality, sanctions and spoliation. By Morris James LLP.

http://www.morrisjames.com/blogs-Delaware-eDiscovery-Report
Rank this Week: 4998

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers business-related legal current events and topics in areas including: litigation, labor law, creditors' remedies, real estate law, mediation and arbitration, construction law, intellectual property, and more.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • Apr 19

    Can You Trademark a Hashtag?

    Can You Trademark a Hashtag?
    The hashtag has become an ever-present aspect of social media, spreading across platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and more.   Originally developed on Twitter, a hashtag is a word or a phrase following the pound sign used…
  • Apr 12

    What You Need to Know About Trademark Infringement

    What You Need to Know About Trademark Infringement
    If you have a product or own a business, it can be difficult in this day and age to come up with a unique name. This is especially true if your first or last name is part of the company name — it is unlikely there aren’t at least…
  • Apr 4

    Does Facebook Own My Content?

    Does Facebook Own My Content?
    These questions have been floating around for several years now: who really owns the content you post on your Facebook page? Does Facebook own my content, or is it still my personal property?   At the bare bones of this issue, you do own…
Rank this Week: 2888

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/
  • 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.…
  • Mar 24

    Battle of the Trial Presentation App

    Battle of the Trial Presentation App
    TechnoLawyer's LitigationWorld newsletter just published an excellent set of 9 different perspectives on trial presentation apps and software. Authors (limited to 175 words) include Ken Broda-Bahm, Ted Brooks (hey, that's me!), Russell…
  • Feb 22

    One Exhibit No Attorney Wants to See

    One Exhibit No Attorney Wants to See
    One Exhibit You NEVER Want to See(click to zoom in)Can you recall watching some case where an exhibit like this might be appropriate? This is one trial exhibit you never want to see – at least as the Defendant in your own trial. I can…
Rank this Week: 3400

Class Action Defense Blog

Class Action Defense Blog

Covers CAFA, class certification, employment law, FCRA, FDCPA and multidistrict litigation. By Michael Hassen of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://classactiondefense.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 2780