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Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Priority #2 of immigration reform bill latest news give 2nd tier for enforcement of deportation

    Priority #2 of immigration reform bill latest news give 2nd tier for enforcement of deportation
    The immigration reform bill latest news is very good news for people who are here in the U.S. illegally. There is an expanded DACA, a new DAPA and a completely new memo on prosecutorial discretion and when to exercise the authority to put…
  • Nov 26

    Immigration reform update gives hope to millions even with criminal history

    Immigration reform update gives hope to millions even with criminal history
      The immigration reform update was waited for years years by millions. Brian Lerner explains that over 16 months ago, the U.S. Senate put together a comprehensive immigration package and sent it to the U.S. House to bring up for a vote…
  • Nov 26

    Immigration reform USA 2014 news brings the new DAPA

    Immigration reform USA 2014 news brings the new DAPA
    Immigration reform USA 2014 brings a new form of relief called DAPA states Brian D. Lerner.  USCIS will create a new deferred action process, similar to DACA, for certain individuals. The immigration reform USA 2014 through the executive…
Rank this Week: 2664

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar & Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Bicyclist Injured In Fullerton DUI Collision

    Bicyclist Injured In Fullerton DUI Collision
    A bicyclist suffered severe injuries in a Fullerton car accident, which officials say, involved a drunk driver who has already had a prior DUI conviction. According to a report in the Orange County Register, the incident occurred the night…
  • Nov 24

    LAPD Searching For Hit-and-Run Driver

    LAPD Searching For Hit-and-Run Driver
    Carlos Cuellar, 54, was critically injured in a pedestrian accident near downtown Los Angeles, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver. According to a KTLA news report, the major injury collision occurred the night of November 17,…
  • Nov 19

    Toddler Suffers Severe Facial Injuries In Riverside Dog Attack

    Toddler Suffers Severe Facial Injuries In Riverside Dog Attack
    A 1-year-old boy identified as Kaidyn Sutton suffered severe facial injuries after a dog attacked him in a Riverside County park on November 14, 2014. According to a news report in The Press-Enterprise, the incident occurred at Primrose Park…
Rank this Week: 75

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Two Injured In Irvine Head On Collision

    Two Injured In Irvine Head On Collision
    Two men were injured in an Irvine car accident after their vehicles collided head on. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the injury crash occurred the morning of November 25, 2014 on Ridgeline Drive between Concordia…
  • Nov 24

    Investigators Say Excessive Speed Was A Factor In Lancaster Crash

    Investigators Say Excessive Speed Was A Factor In Lancaster Crash
    Investigators say excessive speed was a factor in a Lancaster car accident that killed three people. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, two of the victims were identified as 19-year-old Lancaster resident Christopher McGlory and…
  • Nov 20

    DUI Collision In Reseda Kills Elderly Passenger

    DUI Collision In Reseda Kills Elderly Passenger
    Justina Lerrea, 89, was killed in a Los Angeles car accident that involved multiple vehicles and a driver, who officials say, was under the influence. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the fatal crash occurred early morning on…
Rank this Week: 59

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Nov 26

    Judges Awarding Less Alimony As More Women Enter Workforce

    Judges Awarding Less Alimony As More Women Enter Workforce
    New Jersey recently revised its laws on alimony, reflecting a nationwide trend in divorce courts. Alimony refers to the money received by one spouse from the other in order to help them stay financially afloat and rebuild their lives…
  • Nov 25

    Things to Consider Before Marriage

    Things to Consider Before Marriage
    Common Reasons for Divorce Being a divorce attorney means that many clients come into the office explaining the details of their marriage and why things did not work out. Many times, regardless the length of the marriage, the common factor…
  • Nov 24

    High-Stakes Divorces Often Settle-Should Yours?

    High-Stakes Divorces Often Settle-Should Yours?
    Hurt feelings can often cloud a person's judgment when divorce is on the line. Many will choose to take their spouse to court to battle out the details of the divorce and attempt to get most of the marital property and the largest portion of…
Rank this Week: 514

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/
  • Nov 26

    Summary of November 25, 2014, conference report for civil case

    Summary of November 25, 2014, 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 Tuesday, November 25, 2014.  The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has…
  • Nov 26

    “A bold, young pick for state’s high court”

    “A bold, young pick for state’s high court”
    The Sacramento Bee editorial page likes Governor Brown’s choice of 38-year-old Leondra Kruger for the Supreme Court.  Calling the appointment Brown’s “boldest move yet to infuse the court with new blood and high-powered…
  • Nov 26

    Pitchess motion opinion filing Monday

    Pitchess motion opinion filing Monday
    The Supreme Court will celebrate Cyber Monday by uploading to the court’s website its opinion in Riverside County Sheriff’s Department v. Stiglitz. The case raises this issue:  Does the hearing officer in an administrative…
Rank this Week: 4659

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/
  • Nov 26

    Swimming Pools and Supervision: Helpful Tip

    Swimming Pools and Supervision: Helpful Tip
    Liability in swimming pool drowning or swimming pool injury cases will inevitably involve the question of supervision at the time of injury or drowning, especially in cases involving children. Below are some tips that can reduce the risk of…
  • Nov 26

    SPECT Imaging and TBI

    SPECT Imaging and TBI
    SPECT (Single-photon emission tomography) imaging is emerging as a necessary tool in the evaluation and treatment of patients with TBI (traumatic brain injury) based on results of a recent study.  One of the reasons is the imaging…
  • Nov 25

    Are Left Turns Dangerous?

    Are Left Turns Dangerous?
    The short answer to the title question is yes, they can be.  There are several reasons for this, the first of which is obvious: that you are entering an intersection against oncoming traffic.  May left-hand turn lanes in California…
Rank this Week: 3531

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/
  • Nov 26

    Reassessing Your Driving Behaviors After Your Los Angeles DUI Arrest

    Reassessing Your Driving Behaviors After Your Los Angeles DUI Arrest
    In the wake of a recent Los Angeles DUI accident or arrest, you have been reflecting a lot on how to be a better driver and just become more generally conscientious and mindful in your life. You recognize (wisely) that poor driving habits can…
  • Nov 24

    4 Key Thanksgiving Driving Tips to Prevent Getting Arrested for Los Angeles DUI

    4 Key Thanksgiving Driving Tips to Prevent Getting Arrested for Los Angeles DUI
    Thanksgiving should be a time for celebration, communion, and reconnection with friends and loved ones. However, as we discussed in an adjacent post, the day before the Thanksgiving is also the worst day of the year for Los Angeles DUI…
  • Nov 21

    The Most Dangerous and Deadly Day for Los Angeles DUIs is Approaching…

    The Most Dangerous and Deadly Day for Los Angeles DUIs is Approaching…
    We’ve actually touched on this issue before in previous posts, but even if you are a regular reader, you might have forgotten. What is the most dangerous day for Los Angeles DUI in the calendar year? Common (but wrong) guesses might…
Rank this Week: 4342

Immigration Employment

Immigration Employment

Covers employment-based immigration. By Charles Miller.

http://immigrationemployment.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4214

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/
  • Nov 26

    2d DCA pro tem update

    2d DCA pro tem update
    Judge Helen Bendix of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be sitting Pro-Tem in Division One until January 31, 2015Judge Lee Edmon of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be sitting Pro-Tem in Division Three until December 31, 2014…
  • Nov 25

    More noteworthy December appellate program

    More noteworthy December appellate program
    Looking for a reason to spend a Friday (and then, perhaps the weekend) in the Bay Area? Friday, Dec. 5: BASF hosts "View from the Appellate Bench" with an all-star panel of speakers including: Justice Liu, Justices Richman, Pollak, Siggins,…
  • Nov 24

    Supreme Court nomination!!! Angeleno Leondra Kruger

    Supreme Court nomination!!! Angeleno Leondra Kruger
    Governor Brown SelectsLeondra R. Krugerfor California Supreme CourtSACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced Leondra R. Kruger as his choice for associate justice of the California Supreme Court. Leondra R. Kruger,…
Rank this Week: 4960

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers California employment and injury law. By Liberty Law.

http://www.oaklandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Coast Guard Issues Safety Alert Following Accidental CO2 Discharge

    Coast Guard Issues Safety Alert Following Accidental CO2 Discharge
    Employers have a duty to maintain a safe work place for their employees. If they fail to do so, the employer can be held legally responsible for any injuries the employee suffers because due to a workplace injury. A workplace can include not…
  • Nov 24

    Can an employer or potential employer in California discriminate against me because I use medical marijuana?

    Can an employer or potential employer in California discriminate against me because I use medical marijuana?
    Medical marijuana is a hotly debated issue in many areas of the country. For many patients with serious health issues, marijuana can help relieve a patient’s pain and suffering, can help relieve nausea, can increase appetite, relaxes…
  • Nov 20

    Capsized Boat near San Francisco Leaves Four Dead

    Capsized Boat near San Francisco Leaves Four Dead
    Earlier this month, three men and one woman died when a private fishing boat was capsized in the cold waters near Bodega Bay. The accident occurred on the opening day of crab season. The boat capsized after it was hit by a wave. One man…
Rank this Week: 1706

California Personal Injury and…

California Personal Injury and Insurance Blog

Offers information and insights for consumers regarding personal injury law, insurance, and the tort system. By Jonathan G. Stein.

http://www.calpiblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Short and simple - be pleasant

    Short and simple - be pleasant
    This may be the shortest post I will write on this blog, but here goes. The insurance adjuster is not your friend. However, the adjuster is a person and you should treat him or her that way. Even when I...
  • Nov 25

    Do NOT talk to the other driver

    Do NOT talk to the other driver
    It is everyone's instinct to want to talk to the driver of the other car. Maybe you want to apologize. Maybe you want to ask them what they were thinking when they ran a red light. Maybe you just want...
  • Nov 24

    Go to the doctor after a car accident

    Go to the doctor after a car accident
    I wish everyone would do this. When you are involved in a car accident, or any event that causes a release of adrenaline, you are not going to feel pain immediately. At least, not everyone will feel pain right away....
Rank this Week: 2584

Estate Planning in California

Estate Planning in California

By the Law Offices of Shahram Miri, Inc.

http://calestateplanning.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 26

    Donative Transfers in California - Jenkins v. Teegarden

    Donative Transfers in California - Jenkins v. Teegarden
    A familiar refrain goes "you get what you pay for." For people unwilling to hire an attorney for estate planning matters, the results can be disastrous, expensive and essentially irreversible. The following is an example of such. Jenkins…
  • Nov 19

    Trustee compensation

    Trustee compensation
    When a successor trustee assumes office, one question that naturally arises is, how much can I be compensated? Or in common verbiage, how much can I be paid? A trustee, like most people, will want to be compensated for their time, especially…
  • Nov 14

    Right to die statutes - Brittany Maynard

    Right to die statutes - Brittany Maynard
    Rod of AsclepiusThe story of the late Brittany Maynard has brought to light the contrast between states regarding right-to-die statutes, also known as euthanasia or assisted suicide. These statutes pertain to a third-party assisting with the…
Rank this Week: 3057

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: 2188

California Debt Blog

California Debt Blog

Provides information and advice about debt collection, dealing with debt collectors, and how to protect yourself from the tactics of the debt collection industry. By Jonathan G. Stein.

http://www.californiadebtblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Debt Collectors Must Notify You of Your Right

    Debt Collectors Must Notify You of Your Right
    The government screws a lot of things up. But, sometimes they actually make things easier for consumers. Its not often, but sometimes it happens! The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is one of those times - mostly. The FDCPA requires...
  • Nov 25

    Do not fall for the threat that you will be arrested

    Do not fall for the threat that you will be arrested
    This drives me crazy. I probably get this call more than any other call. Someone calls me and they tell me that a debt collector called them and threatened to have them arrested. Or they call and they tell me...
  • Nov 24

    Debt Collectors Cannot Contact You After You Tell Them to Stop

    Debt Collectors Cannot Contact You After You Tell Them to Stop
    No one likes to receive a call from a debt collector. Debt collectors, for the most part, are annoying and bothersome. They are rude and have no problem harrassing people in an effort to get paid. But there is a...
Rank this Week: 1325

California Peculiarities…

California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog

Covers California employment law. By Seyfarth Shaw.

http://www.calpeculiarities.com/
Rank this Week: 1483

California Construction Law Blog

California Construction Law Blog

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

http://calconstructionlawblog.com
  • Nov 26

    Thoughts on Ferguson

    Thoughts on Ferguson
    It’s been two days since the grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri reached its decision not to indict Darren Wilson, a caucasian police officer, in the shooting…
  • Nov 24

    Not in My Kitchen – California Supreme Court Decertifies Golden State Boring Case

    Not in My Kitchen – California Supreme Court Decertifies Golden State Boring Case
    On November 11, 2014, the California Supreme Court rejected the recent California Court of Appeals decision Golden State Boring & Pipe Jacking, Inc. v Eastern Municipal Water District,…
  • Nov 17

    The Process of Design: Tales From the Drawing Board

    The Process of Design: Tales From the Drawing Board
      An engaging and humorous TED talk by Danish architect Bjarke Ingels on the somewhat circuitous process of design, which is as much about accident and…
Rank this Week: 2430

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1384

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
Rank this Week: 3572

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

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

    Thanksgiving is Here! How to Say “Thanks” to Your Employee

    Thanksgiving is Here! How to Say “Thanks” to Your Employee
    With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many are thinking of what they are grateful for. Remembering to recognize and thank your employees is important throughout the year. Recognition doesn’t just mean extra compensation or tangible…
  • Nov 25

    Labor Commissioner Releases New Paid Sick Leave Poster and Updated Wage Notice

    Labor Commissioner Releases New Paid Sick Leave Poster and Updated Wage Notice
    California recently passed the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 which mandates paid sick leave for workers in California. Although the benefit does not need to be provided until July 1, 2015, employers should be aware that…
  • Nov 20

    Amendments Proposed to Harassment and Discrimination Regulation

    Amendments Proposed to Harassment and Discrimination Regulation
    The California Fair Employment and Housing Council is considering amendments to Fair Employment and Housing Act Regulations. The proposed amendments would make significant changes to: Required content, dissemination and translation of…
Rank this Week: 3864

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Blackout Wednesday and the Danger of Thanksgiving Weekend DUI Accident

    Blackout Wednesday and the Danger of Thanksgiving Weekend DUI Accident
    The grocery store lines are growing, the highway traffic is picking up, and the holiday sale advertisements are taking over the airways, all signs that the Thanksgiving holiday is fast approaching. Like many of you, we are looking forward to…
  • Nov 25

    Tour Bus Accidents & Liability Under California Law

    Tour Bus Accidents & Liability Under California Law
    Whether getting an overview of one city or enjoying a trip that incorporates multiple stops, tour buses can be a great option. By relieving tourists of the responsibility of driving, tour buses can allow people to truly appreciate the sights…
  • Nov 24

    Giving Thanks to Those Who Didn’t Stay Silent

    Giving Thanks to Those Who Didn’t Stay Silent
    At the Brod Law Firm, we’re proud to be part of the fight against healthcare and government contracts fraud in San Francisco and across the state. We are also humbled to work with the people who witness fraud or other wrongdoing and…
Rank this Week: 2810

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: 527

GREENberg bLAWg

GREENberg bLAWg

Covers environmental law, climate change, and clean technology. By Greenberg Glusker.

http://environmentallawblog.greenbergglusker.com/
  • Nov 26

    THE SUNSET WILL LAST A LITTLE LONGER — UST FUND EXTENDED

    THE SUNSET WILL LAST A LITTLE LONGER — UST FUND EXTENDED
    On September 25, 2014, Governor Brown signed SB 445 (Hill) Underground storage tanks; hazardous substances: petroleum: groundwater and surface water contamination into law (UST Law).  The UST Law was an urgency measure that took effect…
  • Nov 26

    CEQA Lead Agencies Do Not Waive Defense that CEQA Did Not Apply Despite Proceeding under CEQA

    CEQA Lead Agencies Do Not Waive Defense that CEQA Did Not Apply Despite Proceeding under CEQA
    Recently, the court in Rominger v. County of Colusa found that a lead agency which approved a mitigated negative declaration for a project, can take the seemingly inconsistent position that the proposed project was not a California…
  • Sep 30

    Substantive Dispute over Land Application of Biosolids Remains Unresolved

    Substantive Dispute over Land Application of Biosolids Remains Unresolved
    Form over substance continues to obscure the substantive issue presented in the case of the City of Los Angeles (City) vs. Kern County (County). At its core, the dispute involves the land application of biosolids. Biosolids are organic…
Rank this Week: 2707

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/
  • Nov 26

    Even After Winning Lawsuits Company Must File for Bankruptcy [e123]

    Even After Winning Lawsuits Company Must File for Bankruptcy [e123]
    The guys talk about Aereo’s recent Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, even after it had won multiple lawsuits. They also answer the special Thanksgiving question, “Can I provide a free Thanksgiving meal to my employees?”…
  • Nov 25

    Legally Poaching Employees from Another Company (and Preventing It)

    Legally Poaching Employees from Another Company (and Preventing It)
    Competing for Great Employees Bad news for employers. The economy is getting better. Affordable and talented employees are becoming harder to find. Employees are quitting more now than they have in the last six years. Minimum wage increases…
  • Nov 24

    Pregnancy Discrimination Case Results in Largest Verdict [e122]

    Pregnancy Discrimination Case Results in Largest Verdict [e122]
    Nasir and Matt discuss the pregnancy discrimination case against AutoZone that resulted in a $185 million verdict.  They also answer, “Can I protect our trade secrets in a confidentiality agreement?” Transcript:…
Rank this Week: 2388

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Nov 26

    Debating Ferguson With The Daily Beast’s Jonathan Alter

    Debating Ferguson With The Daily Beast’s Jonathan Alter
    The Daily Beast’s Jonathan Alter joined me Tuesday to debate the merits of whether justice was done by the Ferguson prosecutor and Grand Jury.  That transcript is here. Quite a few talking heads on TC appear not only not to be…
  • Nov 25

    Daily Beast’s Jonathan Alter, Hugh and the Prosecutor Callers Debate On the Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

    Daily Beast’s Jonathan Alter, Hugh and the Prosecutor Callers Debate On the Ferguson Grand Jury Decision
    HH: I’m joined now by Jonathan Alter, columnist for Bloomberg View. Hello, Jonathan, Happy Thanksgiving week to you. JA: Happy Thanksgiving week to you. I actually, I’m writing the column now for the Daily Beast, not Bloomberg…
  • Nov 25

    Dr. Ben Carson On Ferguson

    Dr. Ben Carson On Ferguson
    Dr. Ben Carson, a likely candidate for the GOP nomination for president in 2016, joined me at the start of my program today. Audio: 11-25hhs-carson Transcript: HH: I am joined by Dr. Ben Carson, www.realbencarson.com is his website. Of…
Rank this Week: 1112

Probate, Trusts and Estate Law…

Probate, Trusts and Estate Law Blog

Cover international estate planning considerations, sophisticated estate planning techniques, answers to common estate planning questions, and probate, estate and gift tax law By Janet Brewer.

http://www.calprobate.com/blog/
  • Nov 26

    Helping Your Elderly Parents Plan Their Estate

    Helping Your Elderly Parents Plan Their Estate
    As the Baby Boomer generation continues to age, millions of Americans are finding themselves in an awkward, critical position: their elderly parents are need assistance with their estate planning, but they are hesitant to ask for help from…
  • Nov 19

    When Should I Begin Estate Planning?

    When Should I Begin Estate Planning?
    Many people have the misconception that estate planning is reserved for the very old or the very rich. However, estate people can help the majority of people protect the ones they love, protect themselves, and protect the assets that they…
  • Nov 18

    International Estate Planning and the Question of Domicile

    International Estate Planning and the Question of Domicile
    Home is where the heart is, right? Unfortunately, the matter is not quite that simple when it comes to international estate planning. Establishing where you home – referred to officially as your domicile by attorneys and the government…
Rank this Week: 4717

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: 3216

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/
  • Nov 26

    Risk Sensitivity and Dangerous Neigborhood

    Risk Sensitivity and Dangerous Neigborhood
    At the heart of workers' compensation, or any insurance based program for that matter, is risk management.Risk management entails understanding the fundamentals of a process or system, exploring the possibilities of an event interfering with…
  • Nov 25

    The Mom Standard

    The Mom Standard
    "Pretend the injured worker is your Mother. Now tell me how you’d like to have this case handled."That's how one industry consultant describes what he tells claims administrators handling cases for his client employers.The analogy is…
  • Nov 24

    On Any Sunday

    On Any Sunday
    I was 12 years old when the original On Any Sunday, by Bruce Brown, was released in the theaters.Only 2 years into motorcycle mania, I can't tell you how many times me and my likeminded buddies rode our bicycles to the theater that summer to…
Rank this Week: 3702

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/
  • Nov 26

    Judge Orders Stockholder To “Register” Correspondence With The SEC

    Judge Orders Stockholder To “Register” Correspondence With The SEC
    Many boards operate with a high degree of collegiality, even when the directors disagree.  Some don’t.  When the board of directors of Gas Natural Inc., a publicly traded natural gas holding company, voted to remove its CEO…
  • Nov 25

    Buyer’s “I Have A Plan” Statement Found To Be Immaterial Puffery

    Buyer’s “I Have A Plan” Statement Found To Be Immaterial Puffery
    A recent California Court of Appeal decision is a helpful reminder that buyers can also be targets of securities fraud suits.  In Goldsholle v. Brisco, 2014 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 7997 (Cal. App. 2d Dist. Nov. 6, 2014), the seller of a…
  • Nov 24

    Judge Rules Against FTB In “Doing Business” Definition

    Judge Rules Against FTB In “Doing Business” Definition
    Over a year ago, I wrote about an Iowa corporation, Swart Enterprises, Inc., which operates a 60 acre farm in Kansas. Swart has no physical presence in California. It owns no real or personal property in California.  However, Swart had…
Rank this Week: 217

OC Patent Lawyer

OC Patent Lawyer

Provides basic patent information and case updates. By James Yang.

http://ocpatentlawyer.com
  • Nov 25

    Be wary of marketing invention before filing a patent application

    Be wary of marketing invention before filing a patent application
    Entrepreneurs typically undertake a number of efforts in order to sell a product.  They demonstrate their products to the public and one-on-one to buyers.  They may engage in cold calls to set up customer meetings, place…
  • Nov 18

    Broad patents spread a wide net but more likely to be invalid

    Broad patents spread a wide net but more likely to be invalid
    In Abbvie v. Janssen (Fed. Cir. 2014), the claims of the patents at issue defined the claimed invention by its function, rather than by its structure. To put it in layman’s terms, it claimed a sports car going 0 to 60 mph within X…
  • Nov 17

    Court struggles to define abstract ideas for patent eligibility purpose

    Court struggles to define abstract ideas for patent eligibility purpose
    Under U.S. patent laws, an invention must be directed to a statutory category that is eligible for patent protection. These categories include a process, a machine, a manufacture or a composition of matter. (35 USC § 101). If the…
Rank this Week: 3842

Northern California Center for…

Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law

Covers estate planning.

http://www.norcalplanners.com/blog/
  • Nov 25

    An Asset Protection Primer – Part 2 of 4

    An Asset Protection Primer – Part 2 of 4
    Some form of asset protection should be included in every comprehensive estate plan.  Regrettably, however, many folks foolishly opt for the cheapest estate plan they can find, whether it be a do-it-yourself plan or some…
  • Nov 24

    An Asset Protection Primer – Part 1 of 4

    An Asset Protection Primer – Part 1 of 4
    The term asset protection is heard a lot in planning circles.  However, it has no definitive definition and its role depends on the context in which it is used. One aspect of asset protection is to protect the owner of those assets.…
  • Nov 23

    What Is a Third Party Special Needs Trust?

    What Is a Third Party Special Needs Trust?
    It is important to provide for each person on your inheritance list in the optimal manner. You are not compelled to slice everything up like a pie as you provide direct inheritances to each family member with no strings attached. If you act…
Rank this Week: 2078

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

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

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 129

Orange County Business &…

Orange County Business & Entertainment Law

Covers business, entertainment, restaurant, retail and landlord/tenant law. By Ashley C. L. Brown.

http://ocbusinessentertainmentlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    An Invite from your LinkedIn contact Lauren Zahringer

    An Invite from your LinkedIn contact Lauren Zahringer
    Get Matched With Professionals Who NEED What You OFFER  Sign-In to OPPRTUNITY to discover a business …
  • Nov 24

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Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
  • Nov 25

    Cal Ct. of Appeal Reverses Denial of Cert in Joe’s Crab Shack Managers’ Case

    Cal Ct. of Appeal Reverses Denial of Cert in Joe’s Crab Shack Managers’ Case
    Earlier in November, the California Court of Appeal revived a proposed overtime class action brought by Joe’s Crab Shack managers against their employer, reversing the trial court’s denial of class certification. Martinez v.…
  • Nov 18

    9th Cir. Reverses Order Compelling Arbitration in TCPA Suit Against Siriu

    9th Cir. Reverses Order Compelling Arbitration in TCPA Suit Against Siriu
    Last week, the Ninth Circuit reversed a California federal court’s decision compelling individual arbitration of a putative class action alleging Sirius XM Radio violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by making…
  • Nov 13

    Godfrey v. Oakland Port Services: CA Ct. of App. Affirms Judgment for Driver Cla

    Godfrey v. Oakland Port Services: CA Ct. of App. Affirms Judgment for Driver Cla
    Last month, the California Court of Appeal affirmed the certification order by the Alameda County Superior Court which certified a class of drivers who alleged wage-and-hour violations against their employer, Oakland Port Services Corp, d/b/a…
Rank this Week: 2993

MW Attorneys Blog

MW Attorneys Blog

Covers tax news and tips. By Montgomery & Wetenkamp.

http://www.mwattorneys.com/blog/
  • Nov 25

    Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

    Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft
    Identity theft can be a huge headache, especially when it affects your federal tax record.  There are at least a couple ways how that might happen.  An identity thief may use your personal identifying information, including your…
  • Nov 21

    Founder of Happy’s Pizza Chain Convicted of Tax Crime

    Founder of Happy’s Pizza Chain Convicted of Tax Crime
    Happy Asker, the CEO and founder of a popular Michigan-based pizza chain has been convicted of conspiracy to defraud the United States government and 32 counts of tax crimes, including 28 counts of aiding and assisting the filing of false…
  • Nov 18

    Sharpton: Some are Concerned that He’s Not a Going Concern

    Sharpton: Some are Concerned that He’s Not a Going Concern
    The Reverend Al Sharpton has always been one of those controversial figures that people either love or hate.  If you’re in the “hate him” camp, then you probably list his sketchy personal finances as one of your…
Rank this Week: 3149

Los Angeles Personal Injury Blog

Los Angeles Personal Injury Blog

By the Law Offices of Daniel A. Gibalevich.

http://www.epersonalinjurylawyers.com/blog/
  • Nov 25

    Toddler Allegedly Attacked by Coyote

    Toddler Allegedly Attacked by Coyote
    Four Year Old Attacked by Coyote   Dog bites are a pretty common nuisance call for California. Between pit bulls and abandoned hungry dogs it’s not an uncommon day to hear about someone being bitten by a dog. However, a coyote…
  • Nov 24

    Motorcycle and Sedan Crash Leaves Road Closed for Hour

    Motorcycle and Sedan Crash Leaves Road Closed for Hour
    Collision Between Motorcycle and Sedan Leaves One Person Seriously Injured   Saturday traffic, crazy. Saturday traffic on a holiday week? Even crazier. According to the police a collision between a motorcycle and a sedan happened on…
  • Nov 20

    Bicyclist Struck and Severely Injured in Laguna Wood

    Bicyclist Struck and Severely Injured in Laguna Wood
    Male Bicyclist Struck By Vehicle and In Critical Condition   According to the local authorities, a seventy-three year old had been hospitalized due to being in a grave condition on Saturday morning after he was struck by a vehicle as he…
Rank this Week: 1047

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Nov 25

    DLSE Issues New Mandatory “Wage Theft” Notice

    DLSE Issues New Mandatory “Wage Theft” Notice
    “Wage Theft” is the term used now for employers who fail to understand all the nuances of California’s ridiculously complicated payroll laws. Mischaracterize an employee as an independent contractor (an issue state agencies…
  • Nov 24

    OSHA Warns Retailers: Control Your Crazed Customer

    OSHA Warns Retailers: Control Your Crazed Customer
    One of the lesser known holiday traditions is the Occupational Safety and Health Administration‘s annual reissuance of its Crowd Management Safety Guidelines for Retailers. OSHA warns retailers dealing with crowded sales events to take…
  • Nov 20

    New California Employment Laws for 2015

    New California Employment Laws for 2015
    We’ve written throughout the year about new employment laws that take effect in California in 2015. But as the year winds down, here’s a handy list of the most significant ones (with links to our earlier entries). Many…
Rank this Week: 1422

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/
  • Nov 25

    Bubble Babies, Cures and California's Stem Cell Agency

    Bubble Babies, Cures and California's Stem Cell Agency
    Alysia Padilla-Vacarro and daughter, Evangelina, on the day of the baby's life-saving gene therapy treatment at UCLA. UCLA photoNumbers speak loudly in America. We focus intently – sometimes obsessively -- on everything from…
  • Nov 21

    Correction

    Correction
    The "birthday party" item Nov. 20, 2014, incorrectly stated that Anne Holden wrote CIRM blog piece on the "bubble boy" researchat UCLA. It was actually Todd Dubnicoff who wrote the article on the agency's blog, The Stem Cellar.
  • Nov 20

    Birthday Party for California's 10-year-old Stem Cell Research Program

    Birthday Party for California's 10-year-old Stem Cell Research Program
    Fred Lesikar, a heart attack victim aided bya CIRM-backed cell treatmentCIRM photoThe California stem cell agency today celebrated its 10thbirthday with a media event in Los Angeles where its supporters declared that the effort marked…
Rank this Week: 784

CEQA Developments

CEQA Developments

Covers California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) exemptions, legislation, litigation and reform. By Miller Starr Regalia.

http://www.ceqadevelopments.com
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Orange County Business Attorney…

Orange County Business Attorney Blog

Covers business law. By Law Offices of Tony T. Liu.

http://www.orangecountybusinessattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 25

    Corporate Secrets and Who Can Keep Them: the Attorney-Client Privilege and Shareholder

    Corporate Secrets and Who Can Keep Them: the Attorney-Client Privilege and Shareholder
    This is the story of Maritza Munich and the tangled tale of WalMart, alleged bribes, Mexico, an Indiana pension trust fund, a Delaware court and the attorney client privilege. It plays out on a very large stage and could impact many…
  • Nov 20

    Love & Business: The Pro’s and Cons of Your Life Partner as Your Business Partner

    Love & Business: The Pro’s and Cons of Your Life Partner as Your Business Partner
    The person you love is so smart and capable, wouldn’t he or she be a great fit as a business partner? Maybe yes, maybe no. Mixing family and business has many potential upsides and downsides. Although family run businesses are common,…
  • Nov 14

    Too Much Demand, Not Enough Supply for Chinese Seeking Immigrant Investor Visa

    Too Much Demand, Not Enough Supply for Chinese Seeking Immigrant Investor Visa
    Wealthy Chinese investors must see the U.S. as a good place to put their money and their families. The annual supply of EB-5 immigrant investor visas has been exhausted for the first time in the program’s 24 year history. A surge of…
Rank this Week: 2262

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/
  • Nov 25

    Not a Good Idea to Do While Driving DUI… Gunning It the Wrong Way on the 405

    Not a Good Idea to Do While Driving DUI… Gunning It the Wrong Way on the 405
    Try to imagine the worst place to drive DUI in Los Angeles. If you said “the 405,” you would probably have a lot of people who would agree with you. The 405 is notoriously clogged with Sig alerts and other nasty types of traffic…
  • Nov 21

    Cake Boss Celebrity Busted on DUI Charge

    Cake Boss Celebrity Busted on DUI Charge
    Los Angeles DUI charges involving celebrities inevitably attract ridiculous amounts of attention from the press and from the lay public – and for understandable reasons. We look up to celebrities, even if they became famous because of…
  • Nov 19

    Some Los Angeles DUI Crashes Are Worse Than Others – This One Involved Seven Vehicles!

    Some Los Angeles DUI Crashes Are Worse Than Others – This One Involved Seven Vehicles!
    Many people think about Los Angeles DUI accidents or incidents in a monolithic fashion. In other words, a DUI is a DUI. However, as anyone who has dealt hands on with these types of cases can tell you, DUIs are incredibly diverse. For…
Rank this Week: 1638

McClellan Law Firm Blog

McClellan Law Firm Blog

Covers San Diego brain injuries, car accidents and other personal injury topics.

http://www.mcclellanlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Nov 25

    When can I Sue for a Slip & Fall Injury?

    When can I Sue for a Slip & Fall Injury?
    Any property owner who is negligent regarding the upkeep and maintenance of their property can be held liable for damages if you or a loved one suffered a slip and fall on their premises. If you had a legitimate reason for entering and/or…
  • Nov 20

    NHTSA Calls on Automakers to Expand Takata Airbag Recall

    NHTSA Calls on Automakers to Expand Takata Airbag Recall
    On Tuesday November 18, federal safety officials with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a statement that called on auto manufacturers to issue a nationwide recall of any vehicle equipped with Takata…
  • Nov 13

    AAA Study Emphasizes Dangers of Drowsy Driving

    AAA Study Emphasizes Dangers of Drowsy Driving
    Most people may not have realized it, but the last week of October was Drowsy Driving Awareness Week. Although there seems to be holidays and weeks for all types of random things, the fact that drowsy driving has its own awareness week…
Rank this Week: 3971

The California Blog of Appeal

The California Blog of Appeal

Features an appellate practitioner's take on practice and legal developments in the California Courts of Appeal, the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. By Greg May.

http://www.calblogofappeal.com
  • Nov 25

    Don’t lightly assume that you’ve extended your time to appeal with a post-trial motion

    Don’t lightly assume that you’ve extended your time to appeal with a post-trial motion
    The parties in your case have stipulated to have their case tried before a temporary judge (pursuant to Cal. Const., art. VI, § 21) and filed all trial-related papers (trial briefs, closing briefs, and requests for statement of decision)…
  • Nov 18

    New blog to cover California Supreme Court

    New blog to cover California Supreme Court
    I received an invitation yesterday afternoon to attend a reception to celebrate the launch of a new blog “focused on providing substantive coverage of issues concerning the Supreme Court of California,” and billed as a joint…
  • Nov 3

    What can Ernest Hemingway teach you about legal writing?

    What can Ernest Hemingway teach you about legal writing?
    In a Wall Street Journal article last month, “Why Adverbs, Maligned by Many, Flourish in the American Legal System,” Ernest Hemingway is cited twice as an example of an effective writer who eschewed adverbs. This colorful…
Rank this Week: 2291

California Personal Injury…

California Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Information on tort law in California. By Glotzer & Sweat LLP.

http://www.victimslawyer.com/attorneyblog/
  • Nov 25

    California Parking Lot Accident

    California Parking Lot Accident
    California parking lot accidents are something we should all be thinking about as we approach the holidays especially if we live in busy urban areas like Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego or the Inland Empire.  The holidays brings…
  • Nov 18

    Ambulance and Police Crash Claims in California

    Ambulance and Police Crash Claims in California
    Ambulance and police crash claims in California have very specific rules and exceptions with regard to civil liability for personal injury or wrongful death when an emergency vehicle is involved in a traffic collision with another automobile,…
  • Nov 13

    Top Five Reasons People Hire A Personal Injury Attorney

    Top Five Reasons People Hire A Personal Injury Attorney
    What are the top five reasons people hire a personal injury attorney?  As an accident claims lawyer in Los Angeles in practice for over 18 years now, I have my opinions but, I decided to research the topic a little further.  I came…
Rank this Week: 2067

Infra Insight Blog

Infra Insight Blog

Covers infrastructure news, policy and industry developments. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.infrainsightblog.com
  • Nov 25

    Best Practices for Public Building P3 Projects: What Works and What Doesn’t?

    Best Practices for Public Building P3 Projects: What Works and What Doesn’t?
    The Performance Based Building Coalition (PBBC) and the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) together hosted the P3s for Public Buildings Summit in Miami on November 17 and 18, 2014. One of the panels formed for the Summit…
  • Nov 20

    Maryland Jurisdictions Expanding P3 Strategies Despite Political Uncertainty

    Maryland Jurisdictions Expanding P3 Strategies Despite Political Uncertainty
    Despite perceived uncertainty as to the future of two, prominent transportation P3 projects, it appears that jurisdictions within Maryland are looking to P3 structures to solve a wider array of infrastructure issues in the state. Prince…
  • Nov 17

    VP Biden Calls for Greater Investment in Port Infrastructure

    VP Biden Calls for Greater Investment in Port Infrastructure
    On November 12, during a keynote address at the annual convention of the American Association of Port Authorities in Houston, Vice President Biden issued a call to action for greater investment in U.S. port facilities. “We are investing…
Rank this Week: 3784

California Tax Lawyer Blog

California Tax Lawyer Blog

Covers tax law. By William D Hartsock, Tax Attorney Inc.

http://www.californiataxlawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1314