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Probable Cause

Probable Cause

Covers criminal defense, immigration consequences, and constitutional law. By Rick Horowitz.

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Sep 26

    World-Wide Pariah

    World-Wide Pariah
    In this post, I’m going to talk a little bit about sex offenders. I’m not going to ask you to like them. I’m not going to ask you to feel sorry for them. You can continue to think of them as the vilest forms of human beings…
  • Sep 22

    A Culture of Lie

    A Culture of Lie
    This may seem—especially to anyone who knows my views, and read the headline—like it’s going to be a post about cops. I suppose, mostly, it is. But it’s really a post about all of us. It’s a post about the fact…
  • Sep 21

    The Unaccountable

    The Unaccountable
    Last year, on a 2,000-mile roadtrip, I listened to a semi-fictionalized, semi-autobiographical book about the life of Eliot Ness, called “The Untouchables.” Ness was a law enforcement officer tasked with taking down Al Capone, a…
Rank this Week: 818

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Sep 26

    Summary of September 21, 2016 conference report for civil case

    Summary of September 21, 2016 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been…
  • Sep 19

    Summary of September 14, 2016 conference report for civil case

    Summary of September 14, 2016 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been…
  • Sep 19

    Supreme Court decision could lead to less environmental impact report

    Supreme Court decision could lead to less environmental impact report
    In Friends of the College of San Mateo Gardens v. San Mateo County Community College District, the Supreme Court today gives more latitude to public agencies in determining whether project changes require a new environmental impact report…
Rank this Week: 2942

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in California. By the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC.

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    How do the physician-patient and psychotherapist-patient privileges work in Family Law proceedings?

    How do the physician-patient and psychotherapist-patient privileges work in Family Law proceedings?
    The rules of evidence can be challenging. Understanding it is a skill that must be honed and refined, which is what we try to do at the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford. In this blog, we will discuss two of the most important evidentiary…
  • Sep 23

    Which parent gets credit for time when children aren’t physically with either?

    Which parent gets credit for time when children aren’t physically with either?
    If you have minor children and are paying or receiving child support, you are probably already aware that the timeshare percentage, or the percent of time that the child/ren are with each parent, plays a role in determining the amount of…
  • Sep 21

    What Happens When My Case Is Over?

    What Happens When My Case Is Over?
    For anyone in the middle of a divorce case – which I imagine is most of the readers of this blog – reaching the finish line of your case may seem like an impossible dream.  I am here to tell you it happens every day and it…
Rank this Week: 2845

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

Covers issues that affect California employers. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Sep 26

    New Arbitration Protections for CA Employee

    New Arbitration Protections for CA Employee
    California’s legislature has passed two new statutes that increase the protections for employees arbitrating workplace disputes. SB 1007, which passed on September 1, 2016, gives any party to arbitration proceedings “the…
  • Sep 21

    The Pros and Cons of Requiring Workplace Arbitration

    The Pros and Cons of Requiring Workplace Arbitration
    We’ve written extensively about mandatory workplace arbitration. But it was still an honor when CEB, a program of the University of California that is cosponsored by the State Bar of California, asked me to write a guest…
  • Sep 15

    California Requires Employers to Notify Employees About Rights to Domestic Violence Leave

    California Requires Employers to Notify Employees About Rights to Domestic Violence Leave
    ‘Tis the season for new employment laws in California.  The governor has until September 30th to sign or veto many pending bills on his desk.  So, this blog may be the first of several updates in the coming weeks. Issues…
Rank this Week: 1799

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Motorcycle Safety Truckee

    Motorcycle Safety Truckee
    Motorcycle Safety Truckee Motorcycle Safety Truckee Motorcycle Safety Truckee I'm Ed Smith, a Truckee Motorcycle Accident Attorney. It's that time of year when the mornings are cooler and the deer are frolicking. Life does not stop for the…
  • Sep 26

    Modesto Memorial Run

    Modesto Memorial Run
    Modesto Memorial Run Modesto Memorial Run Modesto Memorial Run I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto Auto Accident Injury Attorney. On Sunday September 25, 2016, the Peace Officer Memorial Run which was presented by Doctor's Medical Center took…
  • Sep 26

    Deadly Yolo Causeway Crash

    Deadly Yolo Causeway Crash
    Deadly Yolo Causeway Crash Deadly Yolo Causeway Crash Deadly Yolo Causeway Crash I'm Ed Smith, a Sacramento Truck Accident Attorney. One person was tragically killed and two others seriously hurt on September 26, 2016 after a series of…
Rank this Week: 3501

The Gomez Firm Personal Injury…

The Gomez Firm Personal Injury Blog

Covers incidents resulting in personal injury or wrongful death.

http://www.thegomezfirm.com/blog/
  • Sep 26

    Study: Aggressive Driving Fueled by Anger Strongly Associated with Higher Crash Risk

    Study: Aggressive Driving Fueled by Anger Strongly Associated with Higher Crash Risk
    We have all seen ‘that’ driver on the roads from time to time – the one who seemingly has steam coming out of his or her ears and whose driving maneuvers reflect that mindset.  Perhaps some of us have even been that…
  • Sep 23

    Study: Fall Injuries Among Older Americans Cost Billions of Dollar

    Study: Fall Injuries Among Older Americans Cost Billions of Dollar
    People who are 65 years old and older should be able to enjoy their lives after decades of hard work, perhaps raising a family and generally pushing towards a lifelong goal.  While many people in this age group are able to do so, this is…
  • Sep 22

    Study: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Measurement May Be Possible

    Study: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Measurement May Be Possible
    In recent years we have learned a lot about traumatic brain injuries and mild traumatic brain injuries.  This learning has contributed to a spike in the diagnosis of traumatic brain injuries in patients across the United States.…
Rank this Week: 3359

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    U.S. v. Martinez-Lopez (9th Cir. - Sept. 26, 2016)

    U.S. v. Martinez-Lopez (9th Cir. - Sept. 26, 2016)
    Sometimes it's hard to figure out what's going on inside the Ninth Circuit.Today the Ninth Circuit takes this case en banc.  But I didn't remember the published opinion at issue.So I looked it up.Nope.  No published opinion.That's…
  • Sep 26

    De Fontbrune v. Wofsy (9th Cir. - Sept. 26, 2016)

    De Fontbrune v. Wofsy (9th Cir. - Sept. 26, 2016)
    Did you wake up this morning and say:  "You know what?  I think I want to finally understand the French concept of astreinte.  I especially want to know whether it operates as a fine or penalty, or is it instead in the…
  • Sep 23

    In Re Sunnyslope Housing Ltd. Partnership (9th Cir. - Sept. 22, 2016)

    In Re Sunnyslope Housing Ltd. Partnership (9th Cir. - Sept. 22, 2016)
    I can often accurately predict which Ninth Circuit cases are likely to be taken en banc.But I will forthrightly concede that I was totally blindsided by this one.Sure, there was a dissent in the original panel opinion.  But Judge Paez…
Rank this Week: 764

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
  • Sep 26

    No monetary penalties for manufacturer providing physicians with free vaccine refrigeration storage system

    No monetary penalties for manufacturer providing physicians with free vaccine refrigeration storage system
    In an Advisory Opinion issued on September 23, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) announced that  it would not impose administrative sanctions against the manufacturer…
  • Sep 22

    Pain and suffering includes mental anguish from medical negligence (Austria)

    Pain and suffering includes mental anguish from medical negligence (Austria)
    In March 2016, the Austrian Supreme Court granted an award for pain and suffering to a patient for mental strain after a piece of broken scissors was left in his body following a surgery despite the fact that the claimant had not suffered any…
  • Sep 21

    Withdrawal of life support from child in his best interests (UK)

    Withdrawal of life support from child in his best interests (UK)
    The mother of a 2-year old child who suffered grave injuries in a road traffic accident appealed against the court order obtained by the grandmother to withdraw all respiration and to treat the child only with pain relief, sedation and…
Rank this Week: 1352

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration news and laws. By Jacob J. Sapochnick.

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    E-2 Visa: How to determine the minimum investment amount

    E-2 Visa: How to determine the minimum investment amount
    In this video, Attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick Esq. discusses one of your frequently asked questions about the E-2 visa program: Is there a minimum investment amount? How can I determine how much money to invest for the E-2 visa? For more…
  • Sep 19

    The Ultimate Frequently Asked Question: HOW YOU can find a job and work in the US

    The Ultimate Frequently Asked Question: HOW YOU can find a job and work in the US
    In this video, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick discusses job search tips for foreign workers. This video will teach you how to find a job in the United States as a foreign national, how to present yourself to employers as a foreign national, and…
  • Sep 12

    What to Expect at the STOKES ‘Fraud’ Interview and How to Avoid It

    What to Expect at the STOKES ‘Fraud’ Interview and How to Avoid It
    In this segment Attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick Esq. discusses the STOKES interview otherwise known as the infamous “fraud interview” for the green card application. During the STOKES interview the US Citizen petitioner is separated…
Rank this Week: 3922

California Accident Attorneys Blog

California Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers California injury and accident law. By Law Offices of Steven M. Sweat - A Professional Corporation.

http://www.californiaaccidentattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Jim Carrey Sued for Wrongful Death in California

    Jim Carrey Sued for Wrongful Death in California
    On September 19, news broke that Jim Carrey is being sued in California for wrongful death by his girlfriend’s estranged husband. Carrey’s girlfriend, Cathriona White, committed suicide in September 2015 by overdosing on several…
  • Aug 24

    Construction Site Accident Wrongful Death Jury Verdict

    Construction Site Accident Wrongful Death Jury Verdict
    A recent construction site accident wrongful death Los Angeles County case and jury verdict illustrate several important topics, including cases in which several parties share liability in causing workplace accidents, workers’…
  • Aug 8

    City Truck Runs Over Sleeping Man $2.3M Verdict

    City Truck Runs Over Sleeping Man $2.3M Verdict
    Californians are sometimes injured by people who are working at the time of their accidents, including public employees. Both private and public employers may be held to be liable for the actions of their employees in certain situations. A…
Rank this Week: 1450

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • Sep 26

    The 16th Edition of Litigating California Wage & Hour and Labor Code Class Actions Is Here!

    The 16th Edition of Litigating California Wage & Hour and Labor Code Class Actions Is Here!
    Authored by Christopher A. Crosman. We are excited to announce the 16th edition of Seyfarth Shaw’s publication Litigating California Wage & Hour and Labor Code Class Actions. As in previous editions, this publication reviews the…
  • Sep 22

    No Rest for the Weary: California Law on Rest Break

    No Rest for the Weary: California Law on Rest Break
    Seyfarth Synopsis: California’s rules on rest breaks are still developing. Recent cases have addressed the timing of rest breaks, and whether employees (particularly those who remain “on call”) must be relieved of all duty…
  • Sep 15

    The Fault Line Running Under “No Fault” Attendance Policie

    The Fault Line Running Under “No Fault” Attendance Policie
    Seyfarth Synopsis: Many employers have “no fault” attendance policies in place to manage employee absenteeism.  Are these policies putting California employers on shaky ground? Read on…. “No fault”…
Rank this Week: 1723

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal law, juvenile law, and domestic violence. By the Law Offices of Rudolph E. Loewenstein.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Evading A Police Officer in Orange County, CA

    Evading A Police Officer in Orange County, CA
    California Vehicle Code Section 2800.1 and 2800.2 make it illegal to flee or attempt to evade a police officer. The individual who flees from the police after the police turn on the overhead lights would seem to be in for trouble. What with…
  • Jul 23

    Elder Abuse in Orange County, CA

    Elder Abuse in Orange County, CA
    I receive lots of inquiries about elder abuse from people who have read my previous blogs and visited my website. Most of the contacts are from folks who believe that their elderly relatives have been either physically or financially abused…
  • Jul 23

    Elder Abuse in Orange County, CA

    Elder Abuse in Orange County, CA
    I receive lots of inquiries about elder abuse from people who have read my previous blogs and visited my website. Most of the contacts are from folks who believe that their elderly relatives have been either physically or financially abused…
Rank this Week: 4565

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Sep 26

    NLRB Advice Memo: Independent Contractor Mistake is an NLRA Violation

    NLRB Advice Memo: Independent Contractor Mistake is an NLRA Violation
    State and federal enforcement agencies continue to crack down on the misclassification of independent contractors. Recently, the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Office of General Counsel released an Advice Memorandum, which…
  • Sep 23

    Los Angeles Garment Manufacturers Targeted In Labor Enforcement Sweep

    Los Angeles Garment Manufacturers Targeted In Labor Enforcement Sweep
    The California Labor Commissioner’s Office issued $682,344 in fines and penalties to 18 garment manufacturers and contractors in a two-day enforcement operation in the Los Angeles area. The sweep also resulted in stop orders for…
  • Sep 22

    Governor Signs CalChamber-Supported Bill Improving Disability Acce

    Governor Signs CalChamber-Supported Bill Improving Disability Acce
    Governor Edmund Brown Jr. has signed a California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will help businesses assess whether commercial rental property is compliant with disability access laws. AB 2093 (Steinorth; R-Rancho…
Rank this Week: 147

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Officers Face Charges After DUI Cover Up

    Officers Face Charges After DUI Cover Up
    Most police officers in the City of Angels take very seriously their responsibility to get Los Angeles DUI drivers off the road. Occasionally, however, some law enforcement officials may turn a blind eye to someone’s drinking and…
  • Sep 21

    Children Are Often Victims in DUI Crashe

    Children Are Often Victims in DUI Crashe
    The State of California law recognizes that children involved in incidents of DUI in Los Angeles are at special risk; in fact, California Vehicle Code 23572 mandates enhancements in penalties for anyone driving DUI with kids in the car. For a…
  • Sep 19

    New “Potalyzer” Could Test for Marijuana DUI

    New “Potalyzer” Could Test for Marijuana DUI
    When someone arrested for DUI in Los Angeles is under the influence of alcohol, law enforcement officials have a fairly easy way to measure the degree of intoxication with a breathalyzer test and/or a blood alcohol concentration test. But…
Rank this Week: 4345

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/
  • Sep 26

    Judge O'Scannlain to take senior statu

    Judge O'Scannlain to take senior statu
    SAN FRANCISCO – Circuit Judge Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit notified President Barack Obama today that he will assume senior status on December 31, 2016. The notification…
  • Sep 23

    Supreme Appearances in SoCal

    Supreme Appearances in SoCal
    The 34th Annual Red Mass and hosted reception at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels will be November 9 at 5:30 p.m. Last year Justice Carol Corrigan spoke; this year it will be Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye.The 2016 Institute…
  • Sep 22

    3d DCA to convene at UC Davi

    3d DCA to convene at UC Davi
    SACRAMENTO—Administrative Presiding Justice Vance W. Raye announced that as part of its award-winning community outreach program, the Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, will hear oral argument at UC Davis School of Law in Yolo…
Rank this Week: 4483

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Dad Kills Daughter in DUI Accident

    Dad Kills Daughter in DUI Accident
    For most parents, the chilling prospect of losing a child in a car crash would be enough to persuade them from DUI in Los Angeles when their son or daughter is riding with them. But that didn’t deter one father in Cortland, New York,…
  • Sep 19

    The Fix Was in for DUI Case

    The Fix Was in for DUI Case
    The only surefire way to avoid a conviction on DUI in Los Angeles is not to get behind the wheel after you’ve been drinking or using drugs. But if you’ve made an error in judgment, and the police arrest you on a DUI charge, your…
  • Sep 14

    Minnesota Releases Study Of DUI Driver

    Minnesota Releases Study Of DUI Driver
    Police officers may have the best chance of stopping DUIs in Los Angeles and other areas when they understand who is at the greatest risk of driving under the influence and when and where such incidents are most likely to occur.…
Rank this Week: 942

Legal by the Bay

Legal by the Bay

Reports on Bay Area legal news, pro bono and diversity in the legal profession, tech tips and resources, work life balance, and more. By the Bar Association of San Francisco,

http://blog.sfbar.org/
Rank this Week: 1396

GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

Follow news related to safe roads in the Bay Area, California, and nationwide. By Gillin, Jacobson, Ellis & Larsen.

http://www.gjel.com/blog
  • Sep 26

    Absent federal, state, and regional leadership, cities and counties seek transportation funding this November

    Absent federal, state, and regional leadership, cities and counties seek transportation funding this November
    Facing congested and deteriorating infrastructure, California voters will decide on an unprecedented 16+ transportation measures on this November’s ballot. The post Absent federal, state, and regional leadership, cities and counties…
  • Sep 13

    The complicated story behind widening Highway 1 in Santa Cruz

    The complicated story behind widening Highway 1 in Santa Cruz
    Santa Cruz County is in the midst of a debate over how to relieve gridlock along Highway 1. Traffic congestion has continued to worsen in recent years along the four lane freeway, to the point that an 18 mile one-way commute to or from…
  • Sep 13

    The complicated story behind widening Highway 1 in Santa Cruz

    The complicated story behind widening Highway 1 in Santa Cruz
    Santa Cruz County is in the midst of a debate over how to relieve gridlock along Highway 1. Traffic congestion has continued to worsen in recent years along the four lane freeway, to the point that an 18 mile one-way commute to or from…
Rank this Week: 3080

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
  • Sep 26

    Cohabitating Couples Need Clear Agreement

    Cohabitating Couples Need Clear Agreement
    Millennials appear to be less likely to marry and more likely to live together. As the Huffington Post explains, “[c]ouples are now more apt to consider cohabitation as their next stage in their relationships before they begin to…
  • Sep 23

    6 Ways to Multitask More Effectively

    6 Ways to Multitask More Effectively
    Many lawyers believe that their productivity gets a boost when they multitask. Sadly, it may be just the opposite. But because multitasking isn’t going away anytime soon, lawyers can learn ways to break bad habits and multitask more…
  • Sep 21

    The Pros and Cons of Requiring Workplace Arbitration

    The Pros and Cons of Requiring Workplace Arbitration
    The following is a guest blog post by Jeffrey D. Polsky, a partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, where he counsels employers on California employment law issues, represents them in litigation, and writes for Fox Rothschild’s California…
Rank this Week: 107

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Sep 26

    Cohabitating Couples Need Clear Agreement

    Cohabitating Couples Need Clear Agreement
    Millennials appear to be less likely to marry and more likely to live together. As the Huffington Post explains, “[c]ouples are now more apt to consider cohabitation as their next stage in their relationships before they begin to…
  • Sep 23

    6 Ways to Multitask More Effectively

    6 Ways to Multitask More Effectively
    Many lawyers believe that their productivity gets a boost when they multitask. Sadly, it may be just the opposite. But because multitasking isn’t going away anytime soon, lawyers can learn ways to break bad habits and multitask more…
  • Sep 21

    The Pros and Cons of Requiring Workplace Arbitration

    The Pros and Cons of Requiring Workplace Arbitration
    The following is a guest blog post by Jeffrey D. Polsky, a partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, where he counsels employers on California employment law issues, represents them in litigation, and writes for Fox Rothschild’s California…
Rank this Week: 2834

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Sep 26

    Duke upsets Notre Dame, 38-35. In South Bend.

    Duke upsets Notre Dame, 38-35. In South Bend.
    Amazing Saturday college football news. And in South Bend. Whoa. When I was a Duke student, few ever attended football games. Soccer and of course basketball is what drew student crowds....
  • Sep 24

    Sterling Hayden: Our Purest Lover of Being Alive.

    Sterling Hayden: Our Purest Lover of Being Alive.
    Although Hayden (1916-1986) was not in love with Hollywood or acting, he was a highly regarded actor who was cast in westerns, action films and film noir for over forty years, usually as a leading man. He was also a...
  • Sep 21

    Ben Disraeli on Bad Books.

    Ben Disraeli on Bad Books.
    Books are fatal: they are the curse of the human race. Nine-tenths of existing books are nonsense, and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense. --Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) "Dizzy"...
Rank this Week: 2240

California Construction Law Blog

California Construction Law Blog

Construction law news and information from the Golden State. By Garret Murai.

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

Los Angeles Employment Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers disability and medical discrimination, employment claims, workplace discrimination, and workplace harassment. By the Law Offices of David H. Greenberg.

http://www.losangelesemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!
  • Mar 21

    How To Ace An Interview With What You Don’t Say

    How To Ace An Interview With What You Don’t Say
    It can feel like you’re being interrogated- your sat on a chair in front of one, or a row of people, who will give you question after question, judge your answers and make little notes while you talk. It’s a universal fact of life- nobody…
  • Aug 20

    Are women drivers better or worse than male drivers?

    Are women drivers better or worse than male drivers?
    The battle of the sexes is an age old argument, but perhaps no issue gets either side more fired up than the question “Are women worse drivers than men?”  Women have gotten an unfair rap of being poor drivers, but who is it that is…
Rank this Week: 1180

Data Protection Report

Data Protection Report

Covers global privacy, data protection and cybersecurity regulatory and litigation environment. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.dataprotectionreport.com/
  • Sep 26

    Recent Case Highlights The Dangers Of Consequential Damage Waivers in IT Contract

    Recent Case Highlights The Dangers Of Consequential Damage Waivers in IT Contract
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit—one of the highest federal courts below the Supreme Court—recently affirmed a decision in Silverpop Systems, Inc. v. Leading Market Technologies, Inc. finding that all damages…
  • Sep 18

    Sixth Circuit: Suit Challenging Data Breach Caused by Hacking May Proceed

    Sixth Circuit: Suit Challenging Data Breach Caused by Hacking May Proceed
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit concluded that certain allegations of harm after a data breach caused by hacking are sufficiently concrete to confer Article III standing. This case may make it more difficult for companies…
  • Sep 13

    CASL Enforcement: Canadian Authorities Secure New Undertaking

    CASL Enforcement: Canadian Authorities Secure New Undertaking
    A major food manufacturer can be added to the list of companies that have entered into a voluntary undertaking to avoid enforcement proceedings under Canada’s anti-spam legislation (“CASL”). Kellogg Settlement For about two…
Rank this Week: 1343

Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

Covers employment and labour law issues, including industrial relations/labour and human resources, business immigration and international mobility, enterprise and collective labour agreements and occupational health and safety matters, By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/
  • Sep 26

    The Duty to Mitigate and its Impact on Damage

    The Duty to Mitigate and its Impact on Damage
    Employer clients often ask during a wrongful or constructive dismissal lawsuit what damages may be awarded.  One relevant consideration  is the common law duty to mitigate.  A wrongfully dismissed employee has a duty to…
  • Sep 23

    “What rights and protections are there for workers on zero hours contracts in Germany?”

    “What rights and protections are there for workers on zero hours contracts in Germany?”
    Unlike in the U.K. and other EU member states, zero hours contracts are not (yet) common practice in Germany. To date, other arrangements aimed at achieving “flexible working” such as fixed-term or part-time contracts, secondment…
  • Sep 22

    How to Successfully Include a Restrictive Covenant in a Current Employment Contract

    How to Successfully Include a Restrictive Covenant in a Current Employment Contract
    In order to best protect the employer’s commercial interests and competitiveness, it is often crucial to include restrictive covenants in employment contracts. It is of equal importance to ensure that these covenants respect the limits…
Rank this Week: 1377

Mediation Matters

Mediation Matters

Covers mediation and negotiations. By Steve Mehta.

http://stevemehta.com/blog/
  • Sep 26

    Walk the Walk, Don’t Talk the Talk

    Walk the Walk, Don’t Talk the Talk
    Attorneys are a varied group of people and just like any group there are some that are more verbally aggressive than others. One of their strategies may be to “psyche you out” by talking tough, telling you what a terrible case…
  • Sep 21

    Maybe You Should Just Say No to Negotiating

    Maybe You Should Just Say No to Negotiating
    We’re all busy. We all need to get things done. Maybe one of those things is a case you think you can resolve through negotiations or mediation. Given the status of the case you think it’s “ripe” for settlement and…
  • Sep 14

    Your Needs are not Their Need

    Your Needs are not Their Need
    Recently in a mediation, a party told me to tell the other side that they had been out of a job for over a year, and that they had to foreclose on their house.  As such, they insisted that the defense should pay more money to resolve the…
Rank this Week: 206

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

Answers common questions regarding California criminal proceedings. By Graham Donath.

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
  • Sep 26

    What the Kimye-Taylor Swift Feud Taught Us About Recording Conversation

    What the Kimye-Taylor Swift Feud Taught Us About Recording Conversation
    Are you aware of the “Kimye” and Taylor Swift feud? The latest piece of celebrity gossip may serve as juicy fodder for the rumor mill, but it also raises some interesting legal questions. For the uninitiated, here’s the…
  • Sep 19

    How Common is Domestic Abuse?

    How Common is Domestic Abuse?
    Domestic violence remains a problem both in the United States as well as globally. It affects both women and men: about 85% of domestic violence victims are women and 15% are men. Domestic violence comes in several forms. Here are the most…
  • Sep 12

    FAQs About Domestic Violence

    FAQs About Domestic Violence
    Being accused of a crime is a daunting prospect. Knowing the facts about how the criminal charge process works can help bring you some peace of mind. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about criminal charges and domestic…
Rank this Week: 111

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Sep 26

    Legislature (Re)Enacts A Maximum De Minimis Finance Lenders Law Exemption

    Legislature (Re)Enacts A Maximum De Minimis Finance Lenders Law Exemption
    The California Finance Lenders Law defines a “finance lender” as anyone that is engaged in the business of making consumer loans or making commercial loans.  Cal. Fin. Code § 22009.  Knowing the definition of…
  • Sep 23

    SEC Overlooks Nevada’s Transfer Agent Licensing Law

    SEC Overlooks Nevada’s Transfer Agent Licensing Law
    Transfer agents provide a number of crucial services, primarily for publicly traded companies.  Among other responsibilities, they maintain ownership records, record security transfers, issue and cancel certificates and distribute…
  • Sep 22

    Does California Corporate Law Really Govern 20% of All Public Companies?

    Does California Corporate Law Really Govern 20% of All Public Companies?
    On Tuesday, the Deal Professor (aka Berkeley Law School Professor Steven Davidoff Solomon) wrote an interesting column for The New York Times’ Dealb%k.  According to the Professor, California is the headquarters state for 20%…
Rank this Week: 189

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Covers California divorce and family law blog, with a focus on Orange County.

http://www.farzadlaw.com/family-law-articles/
  • Sep 25

    How to Go About Getting A Divorce the Right Way, From Start to Finish

    How to Go About Getting A Divorce the Right Way, From Start to Finish
    How to go about getting a divorce from start to finish, the right way, may feel overwhelming. Perhaps the divorce process feels too complex. It doesn’t have to be. It takes smart choices and reasonable expectations to get through it…
  • Jun 2

    Ex Parte Divorce and Child Custody Procedure and Hearing

    Ex Parte Divorce and Child Custody Procedure and Hearing
    Ex parte divorce proceedings are common in California family law cases. Unfortunately, they are too common and too many ex parte divorce or child custody applications are heard every day. In this article, we will discuss Orange County Family…
  • May 30

    Divorcing an Alcoholic with Smart Tips for Husbands and Wive

    Divorcing an Alcoholic with Smart Tips for Husbands and Wive
    What is it like to divorce an alcoholic? What can a spouse expect when divorcing an alcoholic? If you asked 10 different spouses who have gone through this experience, you may get 10 different answers. That is because we believe the number…
Rank this Week: 2368

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

Covers current immigration legal issues. By Jonathan D. Montag.

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Sep 25

    The erroneous statistics of the Justice Department and the pointless detention of Haitian

    The erroneous statistics of the Justice Department and the pointless detention of Haitian
    In August 26, 2016, the Justice Department informed the Supreme Court through letters that it provided it with erroneous statistics that formed the basis of the government’s victory in a 2003 case, Demore v. Kim, which upheld the…
  • Aug 28

    Moral turpitude, it’s time to put a stake in its heart

    Moral turpitude, it’s time to put a stake in its heart
    This week brought two moral turpitude decisions from two courts of appeals, Ortega-Lopez v. Lynch in the Ninth Circuit  and Arias v.  Lynch in the 7th Circuit. Moral turpitude is important in immigration law. Getting convicted of…
  • Aug 21

    Flores v. Lynch, an example of the risks in winning your case.

    Flores v. Lynch, an example of the risks in winning your case.
    On July 6, 2016, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals released its decision in Flores v. Lynch, a lawsuit brought by the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law to decide about a difference in interpretation of a Settlement agreement the…
Rank this Week: 4855

Orange County Employment Lawyers…

Orange County Employment Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law. By Nassiri Law.

http://www.orangecountyemploymentlawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    U.S. Rep.: Chipotle Wage Theft Needs DOL Investigation

    U.S. Rep.: Chipotle Wage Theft Needs DOL Investigation
    The U.S. Department of Labor should investigate alleged wage theft by Chipotle Mexican Grill, says U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut.  The burrito chain, which last year grappled with a host of food safety problems, is now…
  • Sep 22

    Age Discrimination Cited in Apple Genius Bar Denying Work to Renowned Apple Software Engineer

    Age Discrimination Cited in Apple Genius Bar Denying Work to Renowned Apple Software Engineer
    Age discrimination is something we’re going to be seeing a lot more of in the coming years, as older generations are working longer and in more highly specialized fields. As of 2016, nearly 20 percent of Americans over the age of 65 are…
  • Sep 19

    Sexual Harassment Settlement Settled for $20 Million by Fox New

    Sexual Harassment Settlement Settled for $20 Million by Fox New
    Fox News announced it settled with former Anchor Gretchen Carlson – and a “handful” of other women – each of whom had filed lawsuits alleging former CEO Roger Ailes had sexually harassed them. Carlson alone received a…
Rank this Week: 1449

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Report: Legal Medical Pot User in Canada Denied U.S. Access for Life

    Report: Legal Medical Pot User in Canada Denied U.S. Access for Life
    All Matthew Harvey wanted to do was take his 3-year-old daughter on a special trip to Disneyland in California. However, the Canadian man’s hopes have been dashed after he was reportedly banned from the U.S. for life. According to…
  • Sep 23

    Former College Athlete Urges NCAA To Remove Pot From Banned Substance List

    Former College Athlete Urges NCAA To Remove Pot From Banned Substance List
    Treyous Jarrells played football from the time he was just a child. He endured hit after hit. There were concussions. There were torn ligaments and stretched muscles. The pain became chronic.  But he was chasing a dream. He landed a…
  • Sep 21

    Medical Marijuana Patients Denied Second Amendment Right

    Medical Marijuana Patients Denied Second Amendment Right
    The Second Amendment, which guarantees citizens’ right to keep and bear arms, is one of the more controversial in our U.S. Constitution. It’s been the source of much contention in our nation in recent years, but the fact remains:…
Rank this Week: 4449

San Francisco Employment Law Firm…

San Francisco Employment Law Firm Blawg

Covers workplace discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination. By Arkady Itkin.

http://www.sanfranciscoemploymentlawfirm.com/
  • Sep 24

    Being Laid Off And The Right to Stock Option

    Being Laid Off And The Right to Stock Option
    One of the more painful things that happen to employees of start-ups in San Francisco and the rest of Silicon Valley is being laid off shortly before or right before they become eligible for a stock or right before an important vesting…
  • Sep 10

    Can You Be Fired While On Disability Leave?

    Can You Be Fired While On Disability Leave?
    One common question employees ask is whether they can be fired while on disability leave and whether that would be legal. The reality is that an employer can choose to fire you at any time for any reason, and nothing can physically stop them…
  • Aug 28

    What FMLA Protection Does And Does Not Mean

    What FMLA Protection Does And Does Not Mean
    Many employees (and employers) misunderstand what FMLA protection means. They assume that this protection provides them with a certain immunity from being terminated – i.e. that they cannot be terminated while on FMLA leave no…
Rank this Week: 1286

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2758

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 225

Investment Law Blog

Investment Law Blog

Covers business, real estate and property law. By Catherine DeBono Holmes of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://www.investmentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1745

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law, medical malpractice and workers' compensation. By Sharifi Firm, PLC.

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 673

California Credit Law Blog

California Credit Law Blog

Covers consumer credit law. By Anderson, Ogilvie & Brewer LLC.

http://www.californiacreditlaw.com/
  • Sep 23

    CFPB Sues Credit Repair Company and Advises Consumers Not to Fall for Misleading Credit Repair Ad

    CFPB Sues Credit Repair Company and Advises Consumers Not to Fall for Misleading Credit Repair Ad
    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit in federal district court against the credit repair company Prime Marketing Holdings alleging it charged consumers illegal advance fees and misrepresented the cost and effectiveness of…
  • Sep 12

    Trans Union’s Tenant Screening Service Trips Up NPR Reporter

    Trans Union’s Tenant Screening Service Trips Up NPR Reporter
    Bobby Allyn, a NPR reporter for station WHYY in Philadelphia writes in the Washington Post about his experience with Trans Union having mixed his identity with that of a criminal imprisoned in Tennessee. Mr Ally had applied to rent an…
  • Aug 31

    Using Credit Card Chargeback

    Using Credit Card Chargeback
    Checkbook publishes useful reports on consumer products and services. They have an updated report on using credit card chargebacks in cases of defective goods or fraudulent charges of any kind. The Fair Credit Billing Act gives consumers the…
Rank this Week: 371

Estate Planning in California

Estate Planning in California

By the Law Offices of Shahram Miri, Inc.

http://calestateplanning.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    The Future of the Federal Estate Tax

    The Future of the Federal Estate Tax
    Yesterday Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton proposed two changes to the federal estate tax regime. Depending upon who you ask, the federal estate tax is also known as the inheritance tax or death tax.First, she would increase…
  • Sep 7

    Trustee Removal

    Trustee Removal
    When a beneficiary files a petition it concludes with requests for various forms of relief, e.g. compelling the trustee to submit an accounting, instructing the trustee, determining the validity of a trust provision, determining questions of…
  • Aug 25

    Probate Order

    Probate Order
    Probate participants naturally appreciate consistency. If a judge rules one way in a case in 2016, then presumably that ruling will apply in 2017 as well even if the case is before a different judge. "For one superior court judge, no matter…
Rank this Week: 2896

The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

Focuses on the legal issues impacting the fracking industry in response to the increasing importance of natural gas and shale, in particular, in the US energy mix. Provides commentary and analysis on all aspects of exploring and producing this abundant resource including regulatory, environmental and legislative developments. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.hydraulicfrackingblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Legislative Activity Update – Five Pennsylvania Bill

    Legislative Activity Update – Five Pennsylvania Bill
    The following bill, which has been introduced previously, has been acted upon by the General Assembly since the last Legislative Activity Update: PA House Bill 1391 – Amendments to Oil and Gas Lease Act Sponsor: Garth D.…
  • Sep 6

    Oklahoma shuts down wastewater disposal wells after recent earthquake

    Oklahoma shuts down wastewater disposal wells after recent earthquake
    For years, the oil and gas industry has been blamed for the increase in seismic activity in various areas of the United States. Previous posts on this blog have tracked the allegations that hydraulic fracturing operations have contributed to…
  • Sep 1

    Australia: Ban on Unconventional Gas Exploration and Development in Victoria

    Australia: Ban on Unconventional Gas Exploration and Development in Victoria
    The Victorian Government has recently announced that by the end of 2016 there will be a complete ban on unconventional gas exploration and development (including coal seam gas and fracking). This follows the Victorian Government’s…
Rank this Week: 1353

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David M. Boertje.

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    The Difficulty of Enforcing Laws Against Driving While High

    The Difficulty of Enforcing Laws Against Driving While High
    NPR just published a relatively detailed story on how difficult it is to enforce DUI (driving under the influence) laws for those under the influence of marijuana. Like the rest of the nation, the state of Colorado has seen a sharp increase…
  • Sep 21

    Accused Charleston Shooter Dylan Roof Beaten in Jail

    Accused Charleston Shooter Dylan Roof Beaten in Jail
    Last month, it was reported by CNN that the unsympathetic Dylann Roof, the accused shooter in Charleston, was attacked and beaten on his way to the shower in Charleston County Detention Center. Roof made headlines last year when he was…
  • Sep 16

    Yolo County: Motion to Suppress Evidence of Controlled Substance and Paraphernalia Confiscated During Illegal Stop

    Yolo County: Motion to Suppress Evidence of Controlled Substance and Paraphernalia Confiscated During Illegal Stop
    On July 5, 2016, defendant David Ramirez of Yolo County, California filed a motion to suppress evidence pursuant to CA Penal Code § 1538.5 through his attorney. Mr. Ramirez is charged with possessing a controlled substance and drug…
Rank this Week: 529

Bohn & Fletcher, LLP Blog

Bohn & Fletcher, LLP Blog

Covers personal injury cases and facts.

http://www.bohnlaw.com/blog
  • Sep 23

    Northern California Motorcycle Crash Injurie

    Northern California Motorcycle Crash Injurie
    The recent death of a San Jose motorcycle officer calls attention to the risks taken by California motorcyclists every day. The officer was on duty, but the fatal crash was unrelated to his law enforcement work. It was the kind of accident…
  • Sep 16

    Can Accident Bystanders Recover Damages for Emotional Distress?

    Can Accident Bystanders Recover Damages for Emotional Distress?
    Another person’s negligent act, such as running a red light, can cause both physical harm and emotional distress to an accident victim. California law defines emotional distress as including suffering, anguish, fright, horror,…
  • Sep 9

    Traffic Deaths Increased in 2015

    Traffic Deaths Increased in 2015
    The most recent crash statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reveal a disturbing trend. About 35,200 people died in traffic accidents during 2015. That’s a 7.7% increase in traffic fatalities…
Rank this Week: 1430

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business transactions, start-ups, and mergers. By Structure Law Group, LLP.

http://www.sanjosebusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    What is the “WARN” Act?

    What is the “WARN” Act?
    California's Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, “WARN” for short, obligates employers of 75 or more employees to follow certain procedures when downsizing the workforce. The WARN Act does not apply to a few…
  • Sep 20

    Social Media Integration Test.

    Social Media Integration Test.
    Social Media Integration Test.
  • Sep 16

    How to Comply With The Anti-Trust Law

    How to Comply With The Anti-Trust Law
    Unfair competition has a negative effect on consumers and businesses. Business entities should avoid structuring agreements which arguably cause unfair competition. Failure to do so could subject those businesses to lengthy and costly…
Rank this Week: 4572

San Diego Injury Law Blog

San Diego Injury Law Blog

Covers California personal injury law, as ell as motor vehicle accident, dog bite and defective product news. By Walton Law Firm.

http://www.legalpad.com/
  • Sep 23

    AAA Report on Automatic Brakes and Car Accident

    AAA Report on Automatic Brakes and Car Accident
    Do automatic emergency braking systems actually prevent car accidents? In other words, if you purchase a new vehicle with an automatic emergency braking system, can you simply stop worrying about paying attention to the car that is in front…
  • Sep 16

    Youth Football Helmets Recalled Due to Injury Risk

    Youth Football Helmets Recalled Due to Injury Risk
    If you have a child who plays contact sports, chances are you already have some concerns about the risks of traumatic brain injury (TBI) or concussions. But what happens when the safety gear that is supposed to be protecting our…
  • Sep 9

    Taking Steps to Prevent Drowsy Driving

    Taking Steps to Prevent Drowsy Driving
    Whether you are feeling tired on your drive home from work or are fatigued from having been on the highway for hours, drowsy driving can lead to serious and fatal car accidents. Many residents of San Diego get behind the wheel of an…
Rank this Week: 1328

California Nursing Home Abuse…

California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers various nursing home abuse and elder neglect issues such as signs and symptoms of neglect, and California Elder Abuse and Neglect Law. By Walton Law Firm LLP.

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Learning More About Restraints and Nursing Home Abuse

    Learning More About Restraints and Nursing Home Abuse
    Do you know enough about restraints in nursing homes and the importance of restraint-free care? According to a fact sheet from the California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR), we as a society used to believe that the use of…
  • Sep 16

    Nursing Home Abuse and Mental Illne

    Nursing Home Abuse and Mental Illne
    What do you know about mental health and nursing home neglect? According to an article in Psychology Today, mental illness has become “the biggest economic burden of any health issue in the world, costing $2.5 trillion in 2010”…
  • Sep 9

    Choosing the Best Nursing Home for Your Loved One

    Choosing the Best Nursing Home for Your Loved One
    Throughout the San Diego area, residents are aging and requiring care in nursing homes. According to a fact sheet from the California Department of Aging, our state is “projected to be one of the fastest growing states in the nation in…
Rank this Week: 1122