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A Winning Tip

A Winning Tip

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

http://awinningtip.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 31

    Don’t Bust Your Credibility with Unconscious Mannerisms!

    Don’t Bust Your Credibility with Unconscious Mannerisms!
    Every second you are in the courtroom, jurors are looking at you, judging you, spontaneously coming to conclusions about your competence and credibility based solely on their in-the-moment perceptions.Because jurors have no way of knowing you…
  • Jul 29

    Counter the Greedy Corporate Client Perception with Stories of Care

    Counter the Greedy Corporate Client Perception with Stories of Care
    Whether your corporate client is the plaintiff or the defendant, you are up against the public perception of corporations as greedy, uncaring entities whose only motive in any and all situations is profit-profit-profit.Nothing new there. And…
  • Jun 30

    Tailor Your Approach to the Deponent Based on Choice, Not Habit

    Tailor Your Approach to the Deponent Based on Choice, Not Habit
    How you approach a witness in deposition has everything to do with how they are likely to respond. If you adopt an aggressive style, you will probably be met with one of two possible responses: either the deponent will fight back, getting…
Rank this Week: 4723

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Aug 31

    "US court upholds ban on gun sales to marijuana card holders"

    "US court upholds ban on gun sales to marijuana card holders"
    "US court upholds ban on gun sales to marijuana card holders": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "A federal government ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders does not violate the Second Amendment, a federal…
  • Aug 31

    "US high court refuses to reinstate North Carolina voter ID"

    "US high court refuses to reinstate North Carolina voter ID"
    "US high court refuses to reinstate North Carolina voter ID": The Associated Press has this report. And Rick Hasen -- en route to Philadelphia, where a certain two law bloggers will be meeting for dinner tomorrow evening -- has a post at his…
  • Aug 31

    "U.S. court voids $655 mln verdict against PLO over Israel attacks"

    "U.S. court voids $655 mln verdict against PLO over Israel attacks"
    "U.S. court voids $655 mln verdict against PLO over Israel attacks": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report. And The Associated Press reports that "US appeals court tosses out $654 million verdict against PLO." You can access today's…
Rank this Week: 35

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Covers lawsuit funding. By Lawsuit Financial Corp.

http://www.lawsuitfinanceblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4457

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    North Carolina comes up one vote short for stay in election law case

    North Carolina comes up one vote short for stay in election law case
    A closely divided Court today denied North Carolina’s request to allow the state to enforce three provisions of its controversial 2013 election law when voters go to the polls for this fall’s general elections. The state needed…
  • Aug 31

    The Court after Scalia: Affirmative action in a changing Court

    The Court after Scalia: Affirmative action in a changing Court
    Sherrilyn A. Ifill is the president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, which filed an amicus brief in support of respondents in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. How will the confirmation of a ninth…
  • Aug 31

    The Court after Scalia: What a conservative successor to Justice Scalia would mean for “affirmative action”

    The Court after Scalia: What a conservative successor to Justice Scalia would mean for “affirmative action”
    Roger Clegg is president and general counsel of the Center for Equal Opportunity. I’ve been asked to discuss what will happen in the area of racial preferences – a.k.a. “affirmative action” – if Justice Antonin…
Rank this Week: 11

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 31

    Money Makes the World Go ‘Round: Lender Protections in Leveraged Acquisition

    Money Makes the World Go ‘Round: Lender Protections in Leveraged Acquisition
    With Canadian prime and US federal interest rates maintaining an all-time low since the 1980s, the current market is well-positioned for leveraged acquisitions. Whether a purchaser does not have the liquidity to acquire a business or believes…
  • Aug 30

    New Trend in Distressed Asset Sales? “Pre-Pack” Sales under the CCAA

    New Trend in Distressed Asset Sales? “Pre-Pack” Sales under the CCAA
    Over the past year, we have seen the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (the CCAA) used in a novel way to execute prearranged sale transactions of distressed companies’ assets, potentially indicating a new manner in which…
  • Aug 25

    A global overview of M&A activity: H1 2016

    A global overview of M&A activity: H1 2016
    MergerMarket Group recently published its July edition of Monthly M&A Insider which reported on mergers and acquisitions activity around the world during the first half of 2016, which was marked by a departure from last year’s…
Rank this Week: 2368

Dispute Resolution in Germany

Dispute Resolution in Germany

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

http://www.disputeresolutiongermany.com/
Rank this Week: 3843

Translation For Lawyers

Translation For Lawyers

Covers various topics related to language translation, interpretation, and culture in the Legal Sytem. By All Language Alliance, Inc.

http://www.translationforlawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 1867

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: 422

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 31

    2 Rules of Thumb for Employee Leave Request

    2 Rules of Thumb for Employee Leave Request
    There are so many federal and California laws giving employees the right to take time off work that it’s not surprising to find more than one law governing a particular employee’s leave or absence. But there are two rules of thumb…
  • Aug 29

    Using Postnups to Renegotiate a Marriage

    Using Postnups to Renegotiate a Marriage
    When a marriage hits a rocky stage, a postnuptial agreement might be just the thing to restore trust and put things back on a smoother track. Beyoncé and Jay-Z may have thought so, as they reportedly entered into a postnup after a…
  • Aug 26

    Settlement: It’s Not All About Money

    Settlement: It’s Not All About Money
    When it comes to settlement negotiations, money is usually not the entire picture. Parties generally have more than just cash to offer; it’s a question of coming up with the right combination of incentives. In his blog post for Above…
Rank this Week: 498

The Courtroom Insight Blog

The Courtroom Insight Blog

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

http://blog.courtroominsight.com/
  • Aug 31

    Cook County Expert Qualifies in Court via Skype

    Cook County Expert Qualifies in Court via Skype
    Chicago, IL and Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands are 7,230 miles from each other, but expert witness William Pelarenos testified in court without leaving his home state.  Saipan is the most populated island in the group of Mariana…
  • Aug 17

    Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP Selects Courtroom Insight for Litigation Knowledge Management

    Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP Selects Courtroom Insight for Litigation Knowledge Management
    Pillsbury, a full service global law firm with 700 attorneys, has chosen Courtroom Insight to host its repository of information regarding experts, arbitrators and judges. Pillsbury’s co-heads of litigation, Kirke M. Hasson and Kenneth…
  • Aug 2

    Sheppard Mullin Selects Courtroom Insight for Expert Witness Knowledge Management

    Sheppard Mullin Selects Courtroom Insight for Expert Witness Knowledge Management
    Courtroom Insight, the leading litigation knowledge management solution for sharing critical information about experts, arbitrators, judges and attorneys, is proud to announce Sheppard Mullin as its newest law firm client. Sheppard…
Rank this Week: 3292

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 31

    Second Circuit reverses $655 Million verdict against PLO & PA for lack of personal jurisdiction

    Second Circuit reverses $655 Million verdict against PLO & PA for lack of personal jurisdiction
    Today the Second Circuit issued its decision in Sokolow v. Palestine Liberation Organization. The claims in the case were brought by eleven American families against the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority under…
  • Aug 31

    Steinitz & Gowder on Transnational Litigation

    Steinitz & Gowder on Transnational Litigation
    Maya Steinitz and Paul Gowder have posted on SSRN their article Transnational Litigation As a Prisoner’s Dilemma, which has been published in the North Carolina Law Review. Here’s the abstract: In this Article we use game theory to argue…
  • Aug 30

    California Supreme Court Decision on Personal Jurisdiction

    California Supreme Court Decision on Personal Jurisdiction
    Yesterday the California Supreme Court issued a 4-to-3 decision in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company v. Superior Court, upholding personal jurisdiction in California over pharma company Bristol-Myers Squibb. From the introduction: Bristol Myers…
Rank this Week: 464

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
  • Aug 31

    The Chief Thanks Justices Pfeifer and Lanzinger for their Service

    The Chief Thanks Justices Pfeifer and Lanzinger for their Service
    As I wrote in this post yesterday, today, August 31, 2016, is the last set of oral arguments to be heard by Justices Paul Pfeifer and Judy Lanzinger, who cannot run for re-election because of the age limits in the … Continue…
  • Aug 30

    Merit Decision: A Prior Juvenile Adjudication Cannot Be Used to Enhance an Adult Sentence. State v. Hand.

    Merit Decision: A Prior Juvenile Adjudication Cannot Be Used to Enhance an Adult Sentence. State v. Hand.
    “Juvenile law and criminal law are not synonymous.” From the majority opinion. On August 25, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in State v. Hand, Slip Opinion No. 2016-Ohio-5504. In a 4-3 opinion written…
  • Aug 30

    Elections, Retirements, and the Court’s Business.

    Elections, Retirements, and the Court’s Business.
    There are no oral arguments posted on the Court’s calendar past August 31, 2016. So, absent any emergency hearings, this week will be the last set of oral arguments heard by Justice Judy Lanzinger and Justice Paul Pfeifer, neither of…
Rank this Week: 1574

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Aug 31

    Juries and Big Data

    Juries and Big Data
    The article below discusses using big data to both summon the jury venire and select jurors during voir dire. The article cites a recent law review article by Professor Andrew Ferguson entitled The Big Data Jury. Abajournal.com: Can data…
  • Aug 30

    Jurors and Virtual Reality

    Jurors and Virtual Reality
    The article below discusses the various ways in which jurors could use virtual and augmented reality to decide the factual disputes before them. thescienceexplorer.com: Virtual Reality Robots Could Help Teleport Juries to Crime Scene
  • Aug 29

    Restoring the Civil Jury in a World Without Trial

    Restoring the Civil Jury in a World Without Trial
    Dmitry Bam Restoring the Civil Jury in a World Without Trials Abstract: Early in this nation’s history, the civil jury was the most important institutional check on biased and corrupt judges. Recently, concerns about judicial bias,…
Rank this Week: 4396

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 457

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

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

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • Aug 31

    Where are racism and sexism in 2016? They haven’t gone  anywhere….

    Where are racism and sexism in 2016? They haven’t gone  anywhere….
    Despite Hillary Clinton’s historic shattering of the glass ceiling with her Presidential candidacy and Barack Obama’s Presidency (which was predicted to start a national conversation on race)—both sexism and racism are alive…
  • Aug 29

    Visual Evidence: Teaching about complex ideas (CRISPR  or gene editing) with video

    Visual Evidence: Teaching about complex ideas (CRISPR  or gene editing) with video
    We’ve written about CRISPR (aka gene editing) before and even about concerns of Americans about use of emerging technologies, and while this post is sort of about CRISPR—it is also about visual evidence done right. We often work…
  • Aug 26

    Juvenile offenders, divorce likelihood, assessing conscious awareness  and myth-busting in 2016

    Juvenile offenders, divorce likelihood, assessing conscious awareness  and myth-busting in 2016
    Here’s another collection of tidbits that did not stimulate full posts but that we found interesting enough to share with you so that you can investigate them more for yourself if you so desire. While this post contains more serious…
Rank this Week: 1185

Juries

Juries

Examines interesting and new developments regarding grand juries and trial juries. By Thaddeus Hoffmeister.

http://juries.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 31

    Cara Menghilangkan Kumis Tipis Pada Wanita Alami

    Cara Menghilangkan Kumis Tipis Pada Wanita Alami
    Kumis merupakan rambut-rambut yang tumbuh di dari hidung serta bibir atas kumis begitu sama oleh lelaki atau laki-laki dewasa, tetapi tak tutup peluang yang menjelaskan kumis pula dapat tumbuh di muka wanita atau perempuan, malahan sampai…
  • Aug 31

    cara mengobati penyakit histeria

    cara mengobati penyakit histeria
    Skizofrenia kerap digambarkan yang menjadi penyakit hilang ingatan. Keadaan ini mengakibatkan penderitanya alami delusi, halusinasi, fikiran kacau, serta pergantian tingkah laku. Dengan sebab itu, pasien skizofrenia susah dalam berhubungan…
  • Jun 25

    Motif Batik Pekalongan Terang Bulan

    Motif Batik Pekalongan Terang Bulan
    Batik Jelas Bln. Pekalonganditindb 18 April 2016 Batik Jelas Bln. Pekalongan2016-04-18T14 : 58 : 17+00 : 00 Program, Pelajari serta Dokumentasi No CommentMotif Batik PekalonganKain batik oleh macam hias Jelas Bln. berasal besutan Pekalongan…
Rank this Week: 1974

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Aug 30

    Wednesday’s ILTACON 2016 Sessions: eDiscovery Trend

    Wednesday’s ILTACON 2016 Sessions: eDiscovery Trend
    As noted yesterday and Monday, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2016 (otherwise known as ILTACON) is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily will be reporting this week about the latest…
  • Aug 29

    Tuesday’s ILTACON 2016 Sessions: eDiscovery Trend

    Tuesday’s ILTACON 2016 Sessions: eDiscovery Trend
    As noted yesterday, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2016 (otherwise known as ILTACON) is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily will be reporting this week about the latest eDiscovery…
  • Aug 28

    Welcome to ILTACON 2016: eDiscovery Trend

    Welcome to ILTACON 2016: eDiscovery Trend
    The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2016 (known as ILTACON) kicked off yesterday with several networking events, and begins in earnest today with the first day of sessions. eDiscovery Daily…
Rank this Week: 784

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: 2224

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 30

    300 S. Spring Street food new

    300 S. Spring Street food new
    Starting Thursday, September 1, 2016, the cafeteria on the 2ndfloor will reopen to all tenants and visitors in the building.  The cafeteria will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and will be offering coffee, tea, fruits and breakfast…
  • Aug 29

    Stories of note

    Stories of note
    Today's DJ reports 4th District Won't Disqualify its justices from hearing suits against JAMS: "The 4th District Court of Appeal will not disqualify all its justices from hearing a lwasuit against JAMS and its co-founder, retired Justice John…
  • Aug 26

    Tidbits of note

    Tidbits of note
    Today's DJ is chock full of tidbits:The new federal courthouse in downtown LA may be open as soon as Sept. 12. An opening ceremony is scheduled for Oct. 13 at 1 p.m.In Sculpt the Elephant (Appeals), the DJ's Rulings Editor, Brian Cardile,…
Rank this Week: 749

Delaware Trial Practice Blog

Delaware Trial Practice Blog

Covers the Delaware state courts. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawaretrialpractice.foxrothschild.com/
  • Aug 30

    Incompetence And Divorce

    Incompetence And Divorce
    The American Bar Journal recently published an article about an interesting Kentucky divorce action. The article, entitled “Can mentally incompetent man obtain a divorce? Kentucky Supreme Court to decide,” highlights the case of…
  • Aug 24

    Supreme Court Holds That A Motion For Clarification Did Not Toll The Appeal Period

    Supreme Court Holds That A Motion For Clarification Did Not Toll The Appeal Period
    Pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 6(a)(i) an appeal in a civil case must be filed within 30 days after the entry upon the docket of the final judgment, order or decree from which the appeal is taken.  The timely filing of an appeal is a…
  • Aug 21

    Is Divorce Seasonal?

    Is Divorce Seasonal?
    A recent article in Medical News Today highlights a study by University of Washington Associate sociology Prof. Julie Brines and doctoral candidate Brian Serafini that found patterns in the timing of filing for divorce. Specifically, the…
Rank this Week: 2403

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 30

    Twitter Tuesday--Judges to Follow

    Twitter Tuesday--Judges to Follow
    I (@TessaDysart) recently received an email from Professor Jennifer Romig (@JenniferMRomig) at Emory Law suggesting that this blog cover some of the great appellate advocacy discussions on Twitter. What a great idea! I asked my research…
  • Aug 26

    To Swear or Not to Swear, that is the Question....

    To Swear or Not to Swear, that is the Question....
    Should judges and lawyers quote profanity in their opinions, briefs, and oral arguments? Zoe Tillman tackled this touchy issue in a recent article on Law.com. The article, aptly entitled "In Quoting Profanity, Some Judges Give a…
  • Aug 22

    Keeping it Brief

    Keeping it Brief
    On December 1, 2016, several important changes to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure will go into effect (assuming Congress doesn't act in the interim). Among other things, these changes impact the length of federal appellate briefs,…
Rank this Week: 1057

Accessibility Defense

Accessibility Defense

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

http://accessdefense.com
  • Aug 30

    Counter clutter – Is it a barrier or a bad policy under the ADA?

    Counter clutter – Is it a barrier or a bad policy under the ADA?
    Point of sale merchandising has ADA implications that many retailers overlook. POS devices that are not accessible by the blind are claimed to violate the ADA and have attracted the attention of major disabilities rights groups.* A recent…
  • Aug 25

    Arizona Attorney General Intervenes to stop abusive ADA litigation

    Arizona Attorney General Intervenes to stop abusive ADA litigation
    This is just a quick note about a major development in the story concerning thousands of lawsuits filed in Arizona by a purported disability rights group. The attorney involved, Peter Strojnik was mentioned in two of my blogs earlier this…
  • Aug 21

    Good news for the Fair Housing Act: TWC puts a dent in dialing for dollar

    Good news for the Fair Housing Act: TWC puts a dent in dialing for dollar
    I’ve written before about the dialing for dollars phenomenon in Fair Housing Act claims (click here) and about how cheap standing facilitates litigation aimed more at profit than progress (click here). There is good news on both fronts…
Rank this Week: 1365

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/
  • Aug 30

    Eleventh Circuit Affirms Dissolution Of Class Action Consent Decree Due To Plaintiffs’ Inaction

    Eleventh Circuit Affirms Dissolution Of Class Action Consent Decree Due To Plaintiffs’ Inaction
    By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Alex W. Karasik Seyfarth Synopsis:  After the City of Jacksonville stopped following a class action consent decree that required it to hire a proportionate number of black and white firefighters, the U.S.…
  • Aug 29

    More Mach Mining: Court Denies The EEOC’s Motion For Reconsideration Of Discovery Order

    More Mach Mining: Court Denies The EEOC’s Motion For Reconsideration Of Discovery Order
    By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Alex W. Karasik Seyfarth Synopsis: In the remand of the high profile Mach Mining litigation that was before the Supreme Court in 2015, a district court denied the EEOC’s motion for reconsideration of a…
  • Aug 19

    EEOC Loses Landmark Transgender Discrimination Case

    EEOC Loses Landmark Transgender Discrimination Case
    By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Alex W. Karasik Seyfarth Synopsis: In one of the first two ever transgender discrimination cases brought by the EEOC, a federal court in Michigan granted the employer’s motion for summary judgment, finding…
Rank this Week: 808

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

By Morris James LLP.

http://www.morrisjames.com/blogs-Delaware-Business-Litigation-Report
  • Aug 30

    Court of Chancery Denies Director Full Inspection Right

    Court of Chancery Denies Director Full Inspection Right
    Bizzari v. Suburban Waste Services Inc., C. A. No. 10709-JL (Del. Ch. Aug. 30, 2016) This is an almost unprecedented decision to limit the inspection rights of a corporate director. Directors generally have “essentially…
  • Aug 30

    Court Of Chancery Again Explains Scope Of The Corwin Doctrine

    Court Of Chancery Again Explains Scope Of The Corwin Doctrine
    Larkin v Shah, C.A. 10918-VCS (August 25, 2016) This is one of two recent Court of Chancery decisions explaining that the Corwin case really does mean that there is an “irrebuttable business judgment rule” that bars…
  • Aug 29

    Court Of Chancery Explains Inspection Rights For A Statutory Trust

    Court Of Chancery Explains Inspection Rights For A Statutory Trust
    Grand Acquisition LLC v. Passco Indian Springs DST, C.A. 12003-VCMR (Del. Ch. Aug. 26, 2016) This is the first decision examining the right to inspect the records of a Delaware Statutory Trust. Applying settled law from decisions in the LLP…
Rank this Week: 2341

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
  • Aug 30

    Life After Series A

    Life After Series A
    When we announced our fundraising back in January, the #1 question we heard was, “So, what are you going to do with all that money?” Perhaps they were hoping to hear about a secret Vegas trip or new perks like on-site acupuncture…
  • Aug 27

    Introducing Search Term Report

    Introducing Search Term Report
    We’re excited to announce a new round of updates to our litigation tool: one major new feature and five smaller ones. Introducing Search Term Reports Search term reports are a significant new offering that will allow administrators to…
  • Jul 29

    Ediscovery Feature: Production Mode

    Ediscovery Feature: Production Mode
    Welcome back to our series that looks closer at ediscovery features! Today’s focus is on production mode, which will be of particular interest to anyone who has to produce documents in the course of litigation. What Is Production Mode?…
Rank this Week: 2061

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 30

    Life After Series A

    Life After Series A
    When we announced our fundraising back in January, the #1 question we heard was, “So, what are you going to do with all that money?” Perhaps they were hoping to hear about a secret Vegas trip or new perks like on-site acupuncture…
  • Aug 27

    Introducing Search Term Report

    Introducing Search Term Report
    We’re excited to announce a new round of updates to our litigation tool: one major new feature and five smaller ones. Introducing Search Term Reports Search term reports are a significant new offering that will allow administrators to…
  • Jul 29

    Ediscovery Feature: Production Mode

    Ediscovery Feature: Production Mode
    Welcome back to our series that looks closer at ediscovery features! Today’s focus is on production mode, which will be of particular interest to anyone who has to produce documents in the course of litigation. What Is Production Mode?…
Rank this Week: 2068

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Aug 30

    Settlement of Personal Injury Cases for Minors in Tennessee

    Settlement of Personal Injury Cases for Minors in Tennessee
    Tennessee law requires that personal injury cases for minors be approved by the court. Tenn. Code Ann. § 29-34-105 provides: (a) Notwithstanding any other law or rule to the contrary, a judge or chancellor may sign an order approving any…
  • Aug 29

    Sexual Assault in School: Duty Turns on Material Fact Dispute

    Sexual Assault in School: Duty Turns on Material Fact Dispute
    In Richardson v. Trenton Special School Dist., No. W2015-01608-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. June 27, 2016), the Court of Appeals reversed summary judgment in a negligence case due to fact issues surrounding the issue of foreseeability. The…
  • Aug 26

    Snow and Ice Fall-Down Cases in Tennessee

    Snow and Ice Fall-Down Cases in Tennessee
    In Williams v. City of Jamestown, No. M2015-00322-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. June 23, 2016), the trial court dismissed a GTLA premises liability claim after a bench trial, and the Court of Appeals affirmed. Plaintiff was visiting the county…
Rank this Week: 1328

The Expert Institute Blog

The Expert Institute Blog

Covers legal and financial issues related to expert witnesses.

http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/blog/
  • Aug 29

    7 Tech Tools to Boost Productivity When Working With Expert

    7 Tech Tools to Boost Productivity When Working With Expert
    Time is an attorney’s most precious commodity. Attorneys often feel that there simply aren’t enough hours in the... Read More The post 7 Tech Tools to Boost Productivity When Working With Experts appeared first on The Expert…
  • Aug 29

    Expert Perspectives – Standard of Care in Stroke Case

    Expert Perspectives – Standard of Care in Stroke Case
    The management of stroke patients has evolved with sophisticated treatments capable of reversing brain tissue damage and even... Read More The post Expert Perspectives – Standard of Care in Stroke Cases appeared first on The Expert…
  • Aug 23

    Expert Evidence and Daubert Challenges in Talcum Powder Litigation

    Expert Evidence and Daubert Challenges in Talcum Powder Litigation
    Berg v. Johnson & Johnson Consumer Cos.  was one of the first lawsuits in which products containing talcum... Read More The post Expert Evidence and Daubert Challenges in Talcum Powder Litigation appeared first on The Expert…
Rank this Week: 441

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 1418

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 29

    Make the Truth at Least as Sticky as the Myth

    Make the Truth at Least as Sticky as the Myth
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: "Falsehood flies," Jonathan Swift wrote, "and the truth comes limping after it." Another version, attributed to Mark Twain, has the lie getting halfway around the world before the truth has a chance…
  • Aug 25

    Create Charisma

    Create Charisma
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: The basics of public speaking aren't that hard to learn. But among even experienced speakers and persuaders, some seem to be more magnetic than others. That factor, charisma, makes the speaker more interesting and the…
  • Aug 22

    Don't Get Lost in Your Own Story

    Don't Get Lost in Your Own Story
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: As this year's presidential election campaigns move into their final stretch, each side is settling in to its own story. Even as the polls shift from week to week, mostly due to a minority of late undecideds reacting to…
Rank this Week: 293

Texas Appellate Law Blog

Texas Appellate Law Blog

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

http://www.texasappellatelawblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Second Bites at the Summary-Judgment Apple (Part II)

    Second Bites at the Summary-Judgment Apple (Part II)
    In my last post, I addressed the significance of the burden in framing your response to a motion for summary judgment and in your appeal from an adverse summary judgment. In this post, I address getting your evidence in the record and keeping…
  • Aug 23

    Second Bites at the Summary-Judgment Apple (Part I)

    Second Bites at the Summary-Judgment Apple (Part I)
    All litigators file or respond to dispositive motions, including motions for summary judgment. Dispositive motions are an opportunity for trial attorneys to implement their trial strategy, using the facts in their cases to gain a tactical…
  • Aug 12

    A Law Student’s End-of-Summer Clerkship Report

    A Law Student’s End-of-Summer Clerkship Report
    Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post from Brian Wortham, who completed a summer clerkship with our firm this week. Brian is a second-year student at St. Mary’s University School of Law. After surviving my first year of law…
Rank this Week: 1636

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Aug 29

    August Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    August Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the August 2016 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $2 million and $192,948 verdicts- Bolivar County products liability case alleging defective design of Hyundai anti-lock braking system (10/17/14); $1,036,000…
  • Aug 26

    Miss. Court of Appeals Affirms Million-Plus Silica Verdict

    Miss. Court of Appeals Affirms Million-Plus Silica Verdict
    On Tuesday the Mississippi Court of Appeals affirmed a $1,095,000 Hinds County jury verdict in Barnett v. Miss. Valley Silica Co. Here is my brief post in October 2012 reporting on the verdict. The decedent worked near sandblasting at Miss.…
  • Aug 24

    A Look at Filing Statistics for Labor and Employment Cases in Federal Court

    A Look at Filing Statistics for Labor and Employment Cases in Federal Court
    Mississippi Bar Labor and Employment Section Chair Nick Norris recently provided me with the section’s research regarding labor and employment filings in federal court for 2005 – 2014. Here it is: Labor and Employment Section…
Rank this Week: 200

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
  • Aug 28

    Remembering is resisting

    Remembering is resisting
    I gave a short talk on the politics of digital memorialisation through personal archives at Colomboscope 2016 on a panel titled ‘Rendering Realities’, moderated by Subha Wijesiriwardena. The festival’s description of my…
  • Aug 16

    Whatsapp during a live protest

    Whatsapp during a live protest
    Not for the first time, I relied very heavily on WhatsApp in covering the Different Yet Equal vigil in Colombo, and the resulting drama. Updates sent to the Groundviews WhatsApp group (which at the time of writing this has over one hundred…
  • Aug 16

    Sinhale’s crisis of legitimacy

    Sinhale’s crisis of legitimacy
    Though this poster is very easily debunked, the intent is clear. It is not just aimed at discrediting those who organised the vigil. The purpose it serves is larger and holds currency for longer. The intent here is to mislead and spread hate…
Rank this Week: 662

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: 1061

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 63

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

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

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

    2 of 3 Expert Witnesses Not Allowed by Court in Insurance Flood Case

    2 of 3 Expert Witnesses Not Allowed by Court in Insurance Flood Case
    Both parties challenged the expert witness testimonies of 100-year floodplain.  2 out of 3 opinions were excluded by the court Facts: This case (Federal-Mogul Corporation v. Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania…
  • Aug 24

    Exclusion of Neuropsychology Expert Testimony Affirmed by New Hampshire Supreme Court

    Exclusion of Neuropsychology Expert Testimony Affirmed by New Hampshire Supreme Court
    Expert witness was challenged on the type of tests used to assess neuropsychological deficits after plaintiffs were exposed to lead paint. Facts:  This case (Osman v. Lin – Supreme Court of New Hampshire – August 23rd, 2016)…
  • Aug 22

    Forensic Engineers’ Expert Testimony on Alleged Hair Dryer Failure Allowed.

    Forensic Engineers’ Expert Testimony on Alleged Hair Dryer Failure Allowed.
    Two forensic engineers were hired to offer their opinions on the alleged failure of a hair dryer.  Both motions to exclude their testimony were denied. Facts:  This case (Czuchaj v. Conair Corp – United States District Court…
Rank this Week: 218

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 26

    What are Managed E-Discovery Services?

    What are Managed E-Discovery Services?
      We are often asked: “What are e-discovery ‘managed services’?” or “what do managed e-discovery services entail?’’ The definition of “managed services” in the electronic discovery…
  • Aug 5

    Determining Return on Investment for E-Discovery Project

    Determining Return on Investment for E-Discovery Project
    In a prior post we discussed the benefits of estimating the return on investment (ROI) of technology use to increase process efficiency or figure out whether to invest in technology. The return on investment from the use of e-discovery…
  • Jul 27

    At a Glance: Lawyers’ Duty of Technology Competence By State [Infographic]

    At a Glance: Lawyers’ Duty of Technology Competence By State [Infographic]
    In 2012 the American Bar Association amended Comment 8 to Model Rule of Professional Conduct 1.1 (Duty of Competence) to address changes in technology. The Comment now reads: “To maintain the requisite knowledge and skill, a lawyer…
Rank this Week: 2434

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2399

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/
  • Aug 26

    That’s a Violation of the False Claims Act?

    That’s a Violation of the False Claims Act?
    Any fraud on a federal government agency could potentially be a violation of the federal False Claims Act.  Not every government fraud involves millions of dollars.  Take, for example, a recent settlement announced by the Department…
  • Aug 5

    U.S. Tax Court Expands the Scope of I.R.S. Whistleblower Award

    U.S. Tax Court Expands the Scope of I.R.S. Whistleblower Award
    The statute governing whistleblower claims, I.R.C. § 7623, grants awards to private citizens who provide information to the IRS that leads to the collection of at least $2 million in taxes, penalties, interest, and “additional…
  • Jul 18

    Government Child Care Fraud Hurts Familie

    Government Child Care Fraud Hurts Familie
    If you are not part of a low-income family with small children, you may not have heard of the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF).  Similar to the Medicaid program, CCDF is a joint program between the federal government and the states…
Rank this Week: 2132

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/
  • Aug 25

    Whistleblowers Receive$11 Million Settlement Against Marinello Schools of Beauty

    Whistleblowers Receive$11 Million Settlement Against Marinello Schools of Beauty
    From outward appearances, the 56 campuses of the Marinello Schools of Beauty were profitable and successful. However, the Department of Education believed that school administrators had engaged in an ongoing and systematic program of…
  • Aug 19

    Led Zeppelin Wins Lawsuit; Can’t Collect Legal Fee

    Led Zeppelin Wins Lawsuit; Can’t Collect Legal Fee
    Judge R. Gary Klausner has ruled that Led Zeppelin may not collect almost $800,000 in defense fees from the plaintiffs in a recent copyright lawsuit. Earlier, the copyright infringement case was settled in the band’s favor. The lawsuit…
  • Aug 11

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

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great
    One of the questions people ask me frequently is about whether we are accepting new clients. While the short answer is “Yes”, here is some additional information which many people find interesting . . .
Rank this Week: 660

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
  • Aug 24

    Choice of Forum Agreements under Brussels Ibis and the Hague Convention

    Choice of Forum Agreements under Brussels Ibis and the Hague Convention
    Our co-editor Matthias Weller has written an article on jurisdiction clauses under the Brussels Ibis Regulation and the Hague Choice of Court Convention (Choice of Forum Agreements under the Brussels I Recast and under the Hague Convention:…
  • Aug 23

    Legal Publisher in Munich seeks assistant for European Commission co-funded unalex project

    Legal Publisher in Munich seeks assistant for European Commission co-funded unalex project
    Project “unalex – multilingual information for the uniform interpretation of the instruments of judicial cooperation in civil matters” English or German native speaker with law degree and knowledge / experience in…
  • Aug 22

    New Edition: Canadian Textbook on Conflict of Law

    New Edition: Canadian Textbook on Conflict of Law
    Irwin Law has published (August 2016) the second edition of Conflict of Laws by Stephen Pitel (Western University) and Nicholas Rafferty (University of Calgary).  This treatise aims to explain and analyze the rules of the…
Rank this Week: 24

e-Lessons Learned

e-Lessons Learned

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

http://ellblog.com
  • Aug 24

    Watch Out, Facebook Posts and Texts Can Be Discoverable Material!

    Watch Out, Facebook Posts and Texts Can Be Discoverable Material!
    In this case, the Plaintiff Ms. Veronica Painter is suing her employer, Defendant Aaron Atwood, D.D.S. Painter claimed that while she was at work, the dentist climbed on top of her with his pants down and held her down. Painter suffered…
  • Aug 19

    Not a Party To the Case? You May Still Have to Preserve.

    Not a Party To the Case? You May Still Have to Preserve.
    Deciding what should be preserved and who should preserve it can be difficult when litigation first begins.  However, do not be fooled.  A party can feel the wrath of the Courts if an interested non-party fails to preserve…
  • Aug 2

    Expert Reports: When Must You Disclose?

    Expert Reports: When Must You Disclose?
    When Robocast saw the new UI (user interface) for the Microsoft Xbox 360 “Video” and “Home” channels, Windows 8 Xbox Music Box software, Bing.com, MSNBC.com, and MSN.com, all which utilized a video playlist or a…
Rank this Week: 4099

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/
  • Aug 23

    Outliving Your Retirement

    Outliving Your Retirement
    August 23, 2016 – They call it “The Longevity Paradox” – People recognize they’re living longer but don’t seem to be taking the necessary steps to ensure long life financial security. A few staggering facts…
  • Jul 29

    Major Milestone Surpassed

    Major Milestone Surpassed
    July 29, 2016 – In March of 2009, in the depths of the Great Recession, I launched the Finn Financial Group with a pledge to help clients achieve maximum financial success and security through the effective use of structured settlements…
  • Jul 18

    Just Published: Nonphysical Injury Structured Settlements Article

    Just Published: Nonphysical Injury Structured Settlements Article
    July 18, 2016 – This brief post exists simply to call your attention to my most recently published article: “Understanding Nonphysical Injury Structured Settlements” I developed the article for Claims Management, a…
Rank this Week: 2032

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 22

    Business Development – The A2L Way

    Business Development – The A2L Way
    by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L Consulting I have always been deeply involved in and passionate about business development. It was this passion that made it possible for me to build A2L from the ground up in the early 1990s. Building a…
  • Aug 16

    [Free E-Book] The Value of Litigation Consulting 2nd Edition

    [Free E-Book] The Value of Litigation Consulting 2nd Edition
    by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L Consulting As trials become more and more complex – just think of the intellectual property cases worth billions of dollars that have rooted the attention of Silicon Valley and the world – litigation…
  • Jul 26

    6 Ways to Become a Better Storyteller

    6 Ways to Become a Better Storyteller
    by Alex BrownDirector of OperationsA2L Consulting As we have mentioned before in this blog, the art of storytelling is a crucial skill for a trial lawyer. From the very beginning of a trial, many jurors will envision the facts of the case in…
Rank this Week: 714

Tennessee Defense Litigation

Tennessee Defense Litigation

Covers civil defense litigation issues in Tennesee.

http://www.tennesseedefenselitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 930