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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/
  • Aug 31

    A genuinely savage person: We need more Peter Sheridans.

    A genuinely savage person: We need more Peter Sheridans.
    From Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72: What happened, according to Chitty, was that "the Boohoo reached up from the track and got hold of Muskie's pants-leg waving an empty martini glass through the bars around the caboose...
  • Aug 29

    Law Profession Quote of the Year.

    Law Profession Quote of the Year.
    "As far as I am concerned, associates do not require privacy unless they are on the commode." --Partner Emeritus commenting to More Bad News For Biglaw Associates? by David Lat at Above the Law Photo taken in August 1986...
  • Aug 28

    Pantheon: Lucy Liu, April 2009.

    Pantheon: Lucy Liu, April 2009.
    Lucy Liu Vogue China April 2009...
Rank this Week: 2296

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Aug 31

    [Webinar] Whew! Harassment Investigation Done – Or Is It?

    [Webinar] Whew! Harassment Investigation Done – Or Is It?
    You’ve worked closely with your legal department to investigate a harassment complaint, taken corrective action and disciplined the harasser. So why are your employees spreading rumors, and why is the employee who filed the initial…
  • Aug 31

    Legislative Update: Fiscal Committees Clear Files; One Job Killer Held in Committee

    Legislative Update: Fiscal Committees Clear Files; One Job Killer Held in Committee
    The Senate and Assembly Appropriations committees cleared their files last week, holding one employment-related job killer and moving another to the Assembly Floor.  A third employment-related bill will now go to the Governor. Job Killer…
  • Aug 28

    NLRB Changes the Joint-Employer Standard, Increased Bargaining Power for Temp Worker

    NLRB Changes the Joint-Employer Standard, Increased Bargaining Power for Temp Worker
    In a 3-2 decision involving a California employer, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) “refined” the standard it will use for determining joint-employer status. The highly watched decision signifies a departure from the…
Rank this Week: 4103

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Are you eligible for a green card through EB-5

    Are you eligible for a green card through EB-5
    In this episode, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick, discusses the EB-5 visa EB-5 visas are issued to those who have the ability, and resources, to invest a minimum of $1 million To obtain an EB-5 visa it doesn’t matter where you get the…
  • Aug 24

    The 2 Year Rule for J-1 Visa

    The 2 Year Rule for J-1 Visa
    In this episode, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick, discusses the 2-year rule on the J-1 visa. J-1 visa holders are required to go to their home country for 2 years after the program. You have to either comply or get a waiver, if not, the…
  • Aug 20

    Update on OPT Stem Extension

    Update on OPT Stem Extension
     In this episode, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick, provides an update on the OPT Stem Extension Decision. Notes: OPT STEM has been extended. This ruling will basically stop OPT Program. District Court Judge Ellen Hovel found that the…
Rank this Week: 4043

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • Aug 31

    Ralph Lauren Gets Hit with Patent Infringement Claims Over Handbag

    Ralph Lauren Gets Hit with Patent Infringement Claims Over Handbag
    IPNews® - An inventor of technology for equipping handbags with lights and USB ports has sued legendary fashion house Ralph Lauren. The inventor claims that one of Ralph Lauren’s top selling handbags violates his patent…
  • Aug 21

    Apple Suffers Patent Invalidation in Samsung Case

    Apple Suffers Patent Invalidation in Samsung Case
    IPNews® - Apple took a hit in its continuing back and forth with nemesis Samsung, as the USPTO issued a finding that calls into question the validity of one of Apple’s iPhone patents. USPTO records show that one of Apple’s…
  • Aug 14

    Pop Group LMFAO Not Laughing About New Beer Trademark Dispute

    Pop Group LMFAO Not Laughing About New Beer Trademark Dispute
    IPNews® - A dispute has arisen between the popular music group LMFAO and a Michigan craft brewery, over the name of one of the brewery’s beers, the LMFAO Stout. Despite the founders of the brewery contending that they had no intent…
Rank this Week: 255

Professional Legal Coaching

Professional Legal Coaching

By Eleanor Southers.

http://www.professionallegalcoaching.com/
  • Aug 31

    WHY YOU DON’T ASK FOR HELP

    WHY YOU DON’T ASK FOR HELP
    I don’t ask for help because I don’t need it. I can figure it out by myself. I have the internet and I can look up anything I need to know. I don’t want my colleagues to know that I am weak and need help. I can’t…
  • Aug 24

    FROM 1,600 BILLABLE HOURS TO 2,100? WHAT?

    FROM 1,600 BILLABLE HOURS TO 2,100? WHAT?
    This morning on the radio I heard that the number of average annual required billable hours for attorneys not so long ago was 1,600 a year.  Today that number is 2,100.  Taking pen in hand I found out that was 500 more than it used…
  • Aug 18

    LEARN HOW TO UPDATE YOUR WEBSITE TODAY!

    LEARN HOW TO UPDATE YOUR WEBSITE TODAY!
    DON’T LET YOUR WEBSITE BE A HOLE IN THE GROUND! Your website is your best brochure and your blog is your most effective device to keep in contact with your clients and colleagues. Now that we have millions of websites to evaluate we…
Rank this Week: 1636

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

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

    How Life And The Death Penalty Imitate The Marx Brother

    How Life And The Death Penalty Imitate The Marx Brother
    The Court:  We'll take up old business. Defense Counsel:  I wish to discuss the [constitutionality of the death penalty]   The Court:  Sit down, that's new business. No old business? Very well... We'll take up…
  • Aug 26

    Mama, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Met Fan

    Mama, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Met Fan
    My two daughters are the kind of socially conscious, progressive thinking, organic eating, nature loving children that one would expect from being born and raised in Berkeley, California.  They are Bay Area kids in just about every…
  • Aug 25

    Thank You Steven Gladstone, Wherever You Are

    Thank You Steven Gladstone, Wherever You Are
    Two of my all-time favorite rock albums were released in 1975.  Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks and Bruce Springsteen's Born to Run.  To commemorate the latter, which came out 40 years ago today, I've revised a piece I…
Rank this Week: 2975

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/
  • Aug 31

    Creech v. Frauenheim (9th Cir. - Aug. 31, 2015)

    Creech v. Frauenheim (9th Cir. - Aug. 31, 2015)
    It's a state habeas case, with all the usual deference regalia.  Judge Paez agrees that the petition should be dismissed, and his opinion makes sense.  The guy clearly did stuff he shouldn't have done, and his…
  • Aug 31

    U.S. v. Katakis (9th Cir. - Aug. 31, 2015)

    U.S. v. Katakis (9th Cir. - Aug. 31, 2015)
    Feel free to hit the "delete" button on your incriminating Microsoft Exchange e-mails.  Even if you do so with the intent of keeping those e-mails from the Feds, the Ninth Circuit says that doesn't count as obstruction of justice.…
  • Aug 27

    People v. Romero & Self (Cal. Supreme Court - Aug. 26, 2015)

    People v. Romero & Self (Cal. Supreme Court - Aug. 26, 2015)
    Sometimes you read these death penalty cases and wonder what it was that led the jury to invoke the death penalty.Not here.Just read the first nine pages of the opinion, which recounts the various crimes that the defendants committed during…
Rank this Week: 610

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: 1588

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

Covers current events in divorce. By John E. Harding.

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Aug 31

    Alameda and Contra Costa Family Court Realignment

    Alameda and Contra Costa Family Court Realignment
    The family law courts in Alameda County and Contra Costa County are going in opposite directions. Alameda County has announced a contraction effective 2016. All family law departments and courtrooms will be consolidated at the Hayward Hall of…
  • Aug 21

    New Alameda County Family Law Judge

    New Alameda County Family Law Judge
    Long time Alameda County Support Commissioner Thomas Nixon was elevated in July by Governor Jerry Brown to Superior Court judge. Nixon, 56, of Dublin, has served as a commissioner at the Alameda County Superior Court since 2002. He was an…
  • Aug 13

    The Initial Consultation With A Divorce Lawyer

    The Initial Consultation With A Divorce Lawyer
    Going through a divorce is awful. The anxiety starts from the moment you realize you are in the process. For many people the next step is to seek out the advice and counsel of a divorce lawyer. Even that process, although designed to help…
Rank this Week: 2266

Oakland Personal Injury Attorney…

Oakland Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury law. By The Law Offices of Stephen M. Fuerch.

http://www.oaklandpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1414

Pleasanton Business & Commercial…

Pleasanton Business & Commercial Law Blog

Covers Pleasanton business and commercial law. By Law Offices of James G. Schwartz P.C.

http://www.jgschwartzlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2365

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

News, editorial comment and legal information for California community associations. By SwedelsonGottlieb.

http://www.hoalawblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Support Tracy R. Neal for Re-election to the CAI-Channel Islands Board of Director

    Support Tracy R. Neal for Re-election to the CAI-Channel Islands Board of Director
    Are you a member of the Channel Islands Chapter of Community Associations Institute? We understand ballots for their annual board election will be arriving soon, so please support Tracy in her bid for re-election. Tracy R. Neal is the Vice…
  • Aug 27

    New FHA/VA Disclosures Required in California Condo Annual Budget Report

    New FHA/VA Disclosures Required in California Condo Annual Budget Report
    By Sandra L. Gottlieb, Esq., Senior Partner and Mark Petrie, Marketing Coordinator at SwedelsonGottlieb On August 12, 2015, Governor Brown signed AB 596, which adds the following two new required disclosures to the Annual Budget Report for…
  • Aug 20

    Good Fences and Bad Neighbors Impacting Your Homeowners Association

    Good Fences and Bad Neighbors Impacting Your Homeowners Association
    By David Swedelson, Partner at SwedelsonGottlieb, California Community Association Attorneys Your community association prides itself on how beautiful and well maintained the common area is. But the owner of the neighboring…
Rank this Week: 1163

Lay of the Land

Lay of the Land

Exploring state and federal regulation of land and development in California. By Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP.

http://landuse.coxcastle.com/
Rank this Week: 1746

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1553

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Aug 31

    Study Finds Women More Likely to Initiate Divorce

    Study Finds Women More Likely to Initiate Divorce
    In today's modern world, the expectations for a spouse are higher than they were in previous generations. Before the rise of the feminist movement, marriage was not exactly equal. The wives would handle the majority of the childcare and…
  • Aug 28

    Engagement Ring Industry Explodes With Same-Sex Marriage

    Engagement Ring Industry Explodes With Same-Sex Marriage
    Since the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, it's not so much referred to as "gay marriage," or "same-sex marriage," it just "marriage." Now that it's legal for same-sex couples to marry across the U.S., the wedding…
  • Aug 27

    Will Anna Duggar Seek a Divorce?

    Will Anna Duggar Seek a Divorce?
    Will Anna Duggar stay with her husband, or will she file for divorce? Ever since news broke out that her husband, Josh Duggar, star of TLC's 19 Kids and Counting, molested four of his sisters, and another underage girl, and cheated on Anna,…
Rank this Week: 243

California Nursing Home Abuse…

California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home neglect, quality of care, falls and abuse. By the Law Offices of Ben Yeroushalmi.

http://www.californianursinghomeabuselawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2682

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Stricter Gun Storage Laws Could Be Passed in LA

    Stricter Gun Storage Laws Could Be Passed in LA
    New ordinances being passed in Los Angeles County could make Los Angeles gun storage laws stricter. Our criminal defense attorneys explain the new law.
  • Aug 24

    How Prison Realignment Gave Thousands the Right to Vote

    How Prison Realignment Gave Thousands the Right to Vote
    A new change in law is restoring the right to vote for thousands of persons convicted of a crime in California. Do you think people with a criminal record should have a right to vote?
  • Aug 17

    Recent Rulings Clarify California Three Strikes Reform Act

    Recent Rulings Clarify California Three Strikes Reform Act
    Prop. 36 changed California's Three Strikes law, but did it change it for everyone? Two recent court rulings clarified Prop. 36. Our Three Strikes law attorneys explain.
Rank this Week: 250

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

Covers California HOA law issues, including HOA governance, foreclosures and ARC enforcement. By Tinnelly Law Group.

http://hoalaw.tinnellylaw.com/
  • Aug 31

    New Client: Rocking Horse Ridge Estates Homeowners’ Association

    New Client: Rocking Horse Ridge Estates Homeowners’ Association
    We are proud to announce that Rocking Horse Ridge Estates Homeowners’ Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their associations’ legal counsel. Rocking Horse Ridge is a guard-gated community of custom…
  • Aug 24

    AB 596 Signed! New FHA and VA Disclosures Required Beginning July 1, 2016

    AB 596 Signed! New FHA and VA Disclosures Required Beginning July 1, 2016
    New Legislation* Civil Code Section 5300 requires a HOA to prepare and distribute to its members an annual budget report. The annual budget report serves as a consolidated disclosure statement which must include numerous items of information,…
  • Jul 29

    New Client: Portola Hills Community Association

    New Client: Portola Hills Community Association
    We are proud to announce that Portola Hills Community Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their associations’ legal counsel. Portola Hills is a planned development located in Trabuco Canyon, surrounded by the…
Rank this Week: 3002

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/
Rank this Week: 4436

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Entered illegally after a deportation order AND have a 245(i) application? Which controls?

    Entered illegally after a deportation order AND have a 245(i) application? Which controls?
    The Ninth Circuit reversed the Board of Immigration Appeals’ denial of the petitioner’s adjustment of status application, finding that the petitioner reasonably relied on Acosta v. Gonzales, which was the law of the circuit in…
  • Aug 31

    Got adopted after 16? There may still be hope.

    Got adopted after 16? There may still be hope.
    In a precedent decision, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) held that the beneficiary of a visa petition who was adopted pursuant to a state court order that was entered when the beneficiary was more than 16 years old, but with an…
  • Aug 31

    When doing the PERM be sure to put the correct wage

    When doing the PERM be sure to put the correct wage
    BALCA affirmed the Certifying Officer’s denial on the ground that the $16.00 per hour wage rate listed on the Notice of Filing (NOF) did not apprise applicants that they could earn up to $18.00 per hour, the highest end of the $15.58 to…
Rank this Week: 2684

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Aug 31

    “Hold Harmless” Survives “To Have and To Hold”

    “Hold Harmless” Survives “To Have and To Hold”
      Divorce usually requires the division of the debts of the marriage along with the assets. The legalese usually requires each party to indemnify and hold harmless the other from the debts assigned to that party. Most folks skim over…
  • Aug 29

    A Marital Threesome

    A Marital Threesome
      Sounds kinky, doesn’t it? Three players in a marriage. Sharing. Everything. Only this is something you can talk about openly, without blushing: community property. Community property is the default arrangement in California for a…
  • Aug 26

    Asset Protection For Free

    Asset Protection For Free
    Enjoy your money without worry about your creditors taking it from you. That describes asset protection. A substantial industry run by expensive professionals will scatter your money between interlocking partnerships and…
Rank this Week: 1653

The California Wage and Hour Law…

The California Wage and Hour Law Blog for Employees

Covers overtime, meal breaks, rest breaks, and pay checks. By Steven G. Pearl.

http://cawageandhourlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4395

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: 2835

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

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy
    People today can (and do) work from anywhere—connected through the Internet, WiFi, and cloud-based platforms with a variety of mobile devices. This makes preventing confidential and proprietary business information from “walking…
  • Aug 28

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step
    Unlike most types of litigation, a direct condemnation case generally assures the owner of at least some compensation for the property taken. So when an owner approaches an attorney, it’s usually to see if it’s…
  • Aug 26

    How to Get and Handle Retainer Fee

    How to Get and Handle Retainer Fee
    If you’re new to practice, you may have heard of retainer fees but aren’t sure how to get them and whether you can keep them. Here’s a look at the rules and a sample retainer provision to help you out. The key to…
Rank this Week: 2326

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Aug 31

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy
    People today can (and do) work from anywhere—connected through the Internet, WiFi, and cloud-based platforms with a variety of mobile devices. This makes preventing confidential and proprietary business information from “walking…
  • Aug 28

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step
    Unlike most types of litigation, a direct condemnation case generally assures the owner of at least some compensation for the property taken. So when an owner approaches an attorney, it’s usually to see if it’s…
  • Aug 26

    How to Get and Handle Retainer Fee

    How to Get and Handle Retainer Fee
    If you’re new to practice, you may have heard of retainer fees but aren’t sure how to get them and whether you can keep them. Here’s a look at the rules and a sample retainer provision to help you out. The key to…
Rank this Week: 168

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

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

    Sunlight on California's Stem Cell Loan Effort; Info Missing on Changes in $127 Million Research Program

    Sunlight on California's Stem Cell Loan Effort; Info Missing on Changes in $127 Million Research Program
    HighlightsSome details on loan changesNew Alpha clinic center proposed; no detailsUnspecified changes upcoming in $93 million award programsA little sunshine popped up over the weekend on a bit of fiscal alchemy at the $3 billion California…
  • Aug 28

    The California Stem Cell Agency and its Mysteries of Fiscal Alchemy

    The California Stem Cell Agency and its Mysteries of Fiscal Alchemy
    In just four business days, the $3 billion California stem cell agency is going to perform a bit of financial alchemy. But like most alchemists, its methods are less than transparent.The case in point involves a session of the intellectual…
  • Aug 26

    California Stem Cell Agency Up to State Snuff on Cyberspace Security

    California Stem Cell Agency Up to State Snuff on Cyberspace Security
    HighlightsMost state departments deficientAgency says it's okayForeign stem cell collaborationsThe California state auditor this week warned that a host of state agencies are poorly secured and vulnerable to intrusion, but the California stem…
Rank this Week: 225

Mediation Matters

Mediation Matters

Covers mediation and negotiations. By Steve Mehta.

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

    Prepare for Negotiations Like a Warrior. Play a Game.

    Prepare for Negotiations Like a Warrior. Play a Game.
    The more prepared you are for a negotiation, the fewer surprises there should be and the better able you should be to respond by offers, demands or actions by the other side. One way to prepare is to make a game of it, much like the military…
  • Aug 27

    The Importance of First Impression

    The Importance of First Impression
    How important is a first impression to you? Do you trust your gut instincts, or do you like to live by the motto don’t judge a book by its cover?  No matter which school of thought you belong to, the way you initially present…
  • Aug 23

    Get Over Yourself and Get to the Truth

    Get Over Yourself and Get to the Truth
    The litigation process is a way to discover the truth of a situation and apply the law to determine if the plaintiff’s legal claims are valid and if so, whether damages should be awarded or actions by a defendant should be ordered. How…
Rank this Week: 4317

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Aug 31

    Don’t Be Reactionary & Defensive In Divorce Mediation

    Don’t Be Reactionary & Defensive In Divorce Mediation
    Divorce is not something that goes down well with most people. Even spouses that have gone through an Orange County divorce mediation will have an underlying hurt and sense of disappointment as a result of their divorce. Increasingly though,…
  • Aug 21

    Mediation Guidelines for Divorcing Parent

    Mediation Guidelines for Divorcing Parent
    To most people that have not had a divorce, Orange County divorce seems like one of the hardest most complex legal cases. They believe that the California courts and the Orange County divorce mediation services are enemies of one another,…
  • Aug 18

    The Role of the Mediator in Orange County Divorce Mediation

    The Role of the Mediator in Orange County Divorce Mediation
    Orange County divorce mediation is fast becoming one of the leading ways for people to get divorced and end their relationships. The role of mediation has increased in recent years with more and more people looking for an empowered mediation…
Rank this Week: 1935

Pasha's San Diego Business…

Pasha's San Diego Business Attorney Blog

Features business updates with a focus on California law. By Top Floor Legal, PC.

http://www.pashalaw.com/
  • Aug 31

    How The Ashley Madison Scandal Has Turned Into An Affair [e219]

    How The Ashley Madison Scandal Has Turned Into An Affair [e219]
    Nasir and Matt revisit the Ashley Madison scandal for a third time to discuss data breaches, class action lawsuits, and fraudulent accounts.
  • Aug 27

    The Day after the Mass Deportation

    The Day after the Mass Deportation
    What would mass deportation really look like for small and middle-sized employers? The whole thing is fantasy, of course, much like apocalyptic late ‘50s science fiction where the last survivor of some holocaust is startled by the sound…
  • Aug 26

    How The Jared Fogle Scandal Is Going To Impact Subway [e218]

    How The Jared Fogle Scandal Is Going To Impact Subway [e218]
    Nasir and Matt close out the week by discussing the fallout of Jared the Subway guy and how his sponsorship will impact the company. Transcript: NASIR: All right. Welcome to our podcast where we cover business in the news and add our…
Rank this Week: 1690

My Distribution Law

My Distribution Law

Focuses on distribution law issues for manufacturers, wholesalers, dealers, and retailers. By Howard M. Ullman.

http://www.mydistributionlaw.com/
  • Aug 31

    Marginal Evidence of Customer Diversion Won’t Support a Price Discrimination Claim

    Marginal Evidence of Customer Diversion Won’t Support a Price Discrimination Claim
    In Cash & Henderson Drugs, Inc v. Johnson & Johnson, Case No. 12-4689 (2nd Cir. Aug. 27, 2015), the Second Circuit upheld a summary judgment in favor of defendant pharmaceutical manufacturers accused of price discrimination. Retail…
  • Jul 27

    Are Mutual Index Funds Anti-Competitive?

    Are Mutual Index Funds Anti-Competitive?
    They may be, according to a thought-provoking article by Harvard Law School Professor Einer Elhauge entitled “Horizontal Shareholding as an Antitrust Violation” (July 21, 2015), available here. In a nutshell, Professor…
  • Jul 21

    Milk expiration dates and clever cartel

    Milk expiration dates and clever cartel
    The Planet Money podcast this week has a story about the Greek economy.  According to the podcast, there is a Greek milk producer “cartel.”  Of course cartels are unlawful in Europe, just as they are in the U.S.  So…
Rank this Week: 2678

Patent Lawyer Blog

Patent Lawyer Blog

Covers developments in patent law and litigation. By Stan Gibson of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://patentlaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 3115

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Covers bankruptcy, debt collection, and foreclosures. By Christine Wilton.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawmonitor.com
  • Aug 31

    A Bankruptcy Expedites Financial Succe

    A Bankruptcy Expedites Financial Succe
    I’m so tired of hearing that “bankruptcy is failure.”  It’s simply not true, and yes, I am biased.  However, I have seen bankruptcy success stories, like Dave Ramsey, Walt Disney, J.C. Penny, darn near every…
  • Aug 24

    A Simple Formula For Kick-Ass Car Buying

    A Simple Formula For Kick-Ass Car Buying
    The next time you’re looking for a new or newer car, remember to consider the landed costs, which include the taxes, annual registration, maintenance costs, insurance, gas consumption costs, and the like.  For more information on…
  • Aug 10

    Transportation Costs For That Car: Landed Cost

    Transportation Costs For That Car: Landed Cost
    It’s amusing when a friend tells me how much money they’re saving in gas with their brand new hybrid vehicle that they just proudly purchased. I’m sure it’s a much more fuel efficient car, but the question I have, is…
Rank this Week: 3606

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

Thoughts and impressions regarding the workers' compensation industry throughout the United States including all state systems. By David J. DePaolo.

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

    Neuropsychology and QME

    Neuropsychology and QME
    I think my first real experience with traumatic brain injury was when I was about 8 years old. My younger brother and I were having a rock fight because that's what we did when the parents kicked us out of the house (which was all the time).…
  • Aug 28

    Beacon on Disparity

    Beacon on Disparity
    A recurring theme at the 70 Annual WCI Educational Conference in Orlando, FL this week was the media attacks on workers' compensation.General media has taken an interest in work comp. We've seen stories and anecdotes highlighting the bad this…
  • Aug 27

    Dog Day Discomfort

    Dog Day Discomfort
    The Dog Days of Summer are here in full force. It was generally a hundred degrees with nearly 100% humidity every day of the 70th Annual WCI Educational Conference in Orlando, FL.That weather yesterday produced flight suspending thunderstorms…
Rank this Week: 3738

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/
  • Aug 31

    In California, A Snail Is Sometimes A Fish And A Goldfish Isn’t

    In California, A Snail Is Sometimes A Fish And A Goldfish Isn’t
    With statutes, it can be dangerous to rely on plain meaning.  Most people, for example, would not consider an amphibian, such as a frog, or a mollusk, such as a snail, to be fish.  However, the California Fish & Game Code…
  • Aug 28

    Grammatical Gender And The General Corporation Law

    Grammatical Gender And The General Corporation Law
    Many, but not all languages, employ grammatical gender.  Anyone who has studied Spanish or German will know that grammatical gender is essential and can be unrelated to biological sex.  For…
  • Aug 27

    Did You Ever Wonder Whether “Within” Might Be A Superfluous Pleonasm?

    Did You Ever Wonder Whether “Within” Might Be A Superfluous Pleonasm?
    Suppose that you hold an option that must be exercised “within 30 days prior to the expiration of the option”.  Does this mean that you must exercise the option no later than thirty days before the expiration date or that you…
Rank this Week: 4487

Mediation's Place

Mediation's Place

Explores ways to integrate mediation into the litigation process. By Joseph Markowitz.

http://www.mediate-la.com/
  • Aug 30

    Straight Outta Compton

    Straight Outta Compton
    Who would have thought that the new movie, Straight Outta Compton, in addition to its great story and great music, would also contain some great lessons about negotiation? The main lesson being about the dangers of creating a partnership deal…
  • Aug 27

    Openings, part 2

    Openings, part 2
    When we meet someone for the first time, we immediately start forming impressions of them. It takes a lot to change that perception, even if they turn out to be quite different from the way we initially perceived them. Similarly with…
  • Jul 27

    Initiating conflict resolution

    Initiating conflict resolution
    In a prior post, I suggested that in the absence of a thorough re-vamping of the rules of civil procedure, parties and practitioners should try to invent new ways to resolve disputes outside the court system, How exactly would that work?Let's…
Rank this Week: 3969

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Aug 30

    Lawsuit reapportions slices of the fixed-size Asylum Officer pie.

    Lawsuit reapportions slices of the fixed-size Asylum Officer pie.
    The American Civil Liberties Union and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced  that a settlement has been reached in a lawsuit, Alfaro Garcia v. Johnson, filed by the ACLU seeking to compel USCIS to conduct reasonable…
  • Aug 23

    Take the Trump Immigration Policy Quiz. Win a huge prize if you are not stupid.

    Take the Trump Immigration Policy Quiz. Win a huge prize if you are not stupid.
    Republican Party presidential primary poll leader, Donald Trump, issued a immigration policy plan this week. In the quiz below, excerpts from the plan (in bold) prompt multiple choice questions. See how you do in answering the questions…
  • Aug 19

    Rendon analysis leads to amazing conclusion.

    Rendon analysis leads to amazing conclusion.
    In my last post, I discussed puzzlement that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals did not make a Rendon  analysis in its decision to remand Madrigal-Barcenas v. Lynch. Just a week later, two days ago, the Court issued a decision in…
Rank this Week: 110

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer Blawg

Covers bankruptcy law. By Law Office of Devin Sawdayi.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1594

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/
  • Aug 28

    How Do Judges Decide Divorce Cases? By Applying Facts, Law and Using Judicial Discretion

    How Do Judges Decide Divorce Cases? By Applying Facts, Law and Using Judicial Discretion
    How do judges decide divorce cases? The short answer is by application of law to fact and use of judicial discretion. The law is found in our code books (mostly the California Family Code) and cases (appellate and supreme court). The facts…
  • Jul 19

    What Happens After Divorce Papers Are Served? Answers for Uncontested and Contested Divorce

    What Happens After Divorce Papers Are Served? Answers for Uncontested and Contested Divorce
    What happens after divorce papers are served? The answer in a California divorce case depends on whether the divorce is contested or uncontested. In uncontested California divorce cases, a timely response is filed and served and the spouses…
  • May 29

    What to Expect in Divorce Court. What Happens and Why?

    What to Expect in Divorce Court. What Happens and Why?
    Divorce Court can be scary for everyone except for judges and divorce lawyers. We are used to it. What to expect in Divorce Court is the scariest part because the unexpected can lead to fear. Fear of what? Fear of the unknown. Sounds obvious…
Rank this Week: 2607

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/
  • Aug 28

    Pelvic Fracture

    Pelvic Fracture
    There can be injury to the lumbosacral plexus and nerve roots during a pelvic fracture.
  • Aug 28

    Disc Herniations Common in Motorcycle Accident

    Disc Herniations Common in Motorcycle Accident
    Because the lower neck or cervical region and the lower back or lumbar region are most subject to stress and strain these are the common sites for herniated discs following a motorcycle or auto accident.  I have represented many people…
  • Aug 28

    Slipped Discs Common in Motorcycle Accident

    Slipped Discs Common in Motorcycle Accident
    Back injuries, and more specifically slipped disc injuries, go hand and hand with auto and motorcycle accidents.  I’ve represented a great many clients over the years that have suffered these injuries. MEDICAL…
Rank this Week: 3593

Michael Ehline's Accident Lawsuit…

Michael Ehline's Accident Lawsuit Center

Focuses on personal injury accidents.

http://accidentlawfirmblog.lawyer/
  • Aug 28

    Substitute Teacher Arraigned After Accusations of Seducing Male Student

    Substitute Teacher Arraigned After Accusations of Seducing Male Student
    My finding are that attractive women are most often viewed as innocent, immature, sexy, helpless, etc. Heck some male jurors could secretly even have the hots for teacher! The undercurrents of sexiness and hotness could be so powerful to some…
  • Aug 26

    Citizens’ Rights Upheld by New CA Law

    Citizens’ Rights Upheld by New CA Law
    The big news in protecting citizens rights came out earlier this month in Sacramento. After months of wrangling over details, a bill reaffirming Californians’ right to record the police was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. This…
  • Aug 16

    Adapting for the Future of the Legal Field

    Adapting for the Future of the Legal Field
    There will be many changes that will leave parts of the legal field very different over the next ten to twenty years. However, the adaptability of attorneys is near-legendary and will be able to keep the profession strong. The real question…
Rank this Week: 1744

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/
  • Aug 28

    Another post-review publication order

    Another post-review publication order
    We said a while ago that it is very unusual for the Supreme Court to use its authority to order republished a Court of Appeal opinion after the opinion has been automatically depublished by the grant of review.  Just earlier this month,…
  • Aug 28

    Summary of August 26, 2015 conference report for civil case

    Summary of August 26, 2015 conference report for civil case
    In its conference on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, for the first time since last October, the Court granted no petitions for review in civil cases, no civil petitions were denied with dissenting justices, and no civil opinions were ordered…
  • Aug 27

    Divided court reverses street gang enhancement

    Divided court reverses street gang enhancement
    A 5-2 Supreme Court today reverses a criminal-street-gang enhancement that was added onto sentences for attempted voluntary manslaughter and assault with a firearm.  People v. Prunty concerns the organizational structure of street gangs…
Rank this Week: 4697

Los Angeles Intellectual Property…

Los Angeles Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers intellectual property law. By Erik Syverson, Partner at Raines Feldman.

http://www.losangelesintellectualpropertylawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Data Breach Can Destroy Your Company and the Lives of Your Customer

    Data Breach Can Destroy Your Company and the Lives of Your Customer
    While Ashley Madison is hardly a pillar of the Fortune 500, or a traditional small market company for that matter, it should serve as a wake-up call to companies of all shapes and sizes.  The fact of the matter is, we are witnessing the…
  • Aug 24

    3rd Circuit Affirms FTC’s Authority to Regulate Data Security and Privacy

    3rd Circuit Affirms FTC’s Authority to Regulate Data Security and Privacy
    Data Security and privacy lawyers around the country have been closely monitoring the matter of FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp pending in the 3rd Circuit.  The case arose over multiple data breaches suffered by Wyndham and its customers…
  • Aug 20

    Data Breach Negligence Cases Here to Stay or so Says the 7th Circuit

    Data Breach Negligence Cases Here to Stay or so Says the 7th Circuit
    Data breach incidents are on the rise and here to stay.  It seems like every week there is a new, high profile breach regarding a government agency, movie studio, retailer or health care provider.  Let’s face it, data breaches…
Rank this Week: 1829

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 28

    Book review: The Case Against the Supreme Court

    Book review: The Case Against the Supreme Court
    End of Summer book review time! By now you surely have read Dean Chemerinsky's latest, The Case Against the Supreme Court. But if not...As the introduction makes clear, the book tells "stories of instances in which the Supreme Court…
  • Aug 28

    DJ profiles 1/2's Justice Stewart

    DJ profiles 1/2's Justice Stewart
    Today's DJ profiles Justice Therese Stewart, recounting her "front row seat to the gay rights revolution." It's another solid profile, providing personal and professional background, and some good anecdotes."People assume that if you're…
  • Aug 27

    Problem w/9th Cir. e-filing

    Problem w/9th Cir. e-filing
    The 9th Circuit is having e-filing problems. Here's the notice posted on the court's website:CM/ECF Issues Today's problems with CM/ECF continue and we still do not have an estimated resolution time.  At this time, CM/ECF is…
Rank this Week: 4978

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
  • Aug 28

    NLRB’s New “Joint Employer” Standard: Seismic Impact for California Employers?

    NLRB’s New “Joint Employer” Standard: Seismic Impact for California Employers?
    Authored by Joshua HendersonYesterday, the National Labor Relations Board issued its much-anticipated decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, 362 NLRB No. 186 (August 27, 2015). By a 3-2 vote, the Board announced a new standard…
  • Aug 19

    No More “Aliens”: Outdated Term Shipped Back to Home Planet

    No More “Aliens”: Outdated Term Shipped Back to Home Planet
    Authored by Chelsea MesaDid you know that California law currently allows employers in certain circumstances to give preferential treatment to candidates who aren’t “aliens”? No, you didn’t miss the new Independence…
  • Aug 12

    “Are We There Yet?” The Road To Arbitration

    “Are We There Yet?” The Road To Arbitration
    Authored by Julie G. YapIn this season of family road trips and every parent’s favorite question from the back seat—“are we there yet?”—California employers on the road to arbitration recently received some good…
Rank this Week: 1903

Record Clearing Blog

Record Clearing Blog

Covers criminal record removal. By Higbee & Associates.

http://www.recordclearing.org/blog/
  • Aug 28

    Civil Rights Violation

    Civil Rights Violation
    In 1988, my life was completely destroyed, due to being charged with “attempt lewdness with a minor” and was coercively forced to accept a guilty plea, which I consequently served 18 months for, released with no parole and no…
  • Aug 28

    I want to provide again.

    I want to provide again.
    Hello,  I’ve made a mistake four years ago that is haunting me. I have an Aggravated Battery charge with Adjudication Withheld. Although I have not been convicted of the crime and still have my civil rights, employers will not look…
  • Aug 28

    child abuse/negect from inability to attend doctor appointement

    child abuse/negect from inability to attend doctor appointement
    I have a son who was born premature, named Gabriel Rose. When Gabriel turn 1 year old, I was pregnant with my daughter Vanessa which was a high-risk pregnancy. I had a cerclage to hold in my pregnancy with her […] The post child…
Rank this Week: 4704