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Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Michael McKneely.

http://www.mikeonyourside.com/blog
  • Aug 28

    Prosecutor In Hot Water for Helping Mistre

    Prosecutor In Hot Water for Helping Mistre
    The President of the California District Attorneys Association, Sutter County District Attorney Carl Adams, is in hot water for involving himself in an investigation into an arson at the home of a former prostitute he had an an affair with.…
  • Jul 13

    Mike’s Client Gets Assistance from the President

    Mike’s Client Gets Assistance from the President
  • May 23

    Supreme Court Agrees: California’s Prisons are Overcrowded

    Supreme Court Agrees: California’s Prisons are Overcrowded
    The United States Supreme Court today affirmed an injunction by a three-judge panel requiring California to release prisoners so that within two years the state’s prisons are at no more than 137.5% of their designed occupancy limits. (Read…
Rank this Week: 483

DUI Blogger

DUI Blogger

This blog covers DUI law, science, and policy. Topics include celebrity DUI arrests, DUI consequences, and DUI legislation. Published by Southern California criminal defense lawyer, Neil Shouse.

http://www.duiblogger.com/
  • Jun 17

    Can Police in California take Forced DUI Blood Draws?

    Can Police in California take Forced DUI Blood Draws?
    You are driving home from drinks with friends when you are stopped by the police. After you fail field sobriety tests, the officer asks you to agree to a breath test to measure your blood alcohol concentration (BAC). You decline....
  • May 28

    Distracted Driving Accidents May Result in Vehicular Manslaughter Charges in California

    Distracted Driving Accidents May Result in Vehicular Manslaughter Charges in California
    In California, driving under the influence is a crime. Using a handheld cell phone, or texting while driving, on the other hand, is a mere traffic violation under Penal Code 23123, also known as California’s “distracted driving” law.…
  • May 20

    .05 BAC as the New Legal Standard?

    .05 BAC as the New Legal Standard?
    The National Transportation Safety Board has called on all 50 states to reduce the allowable blood-alcohol concentration by more than a third, to 0.05 percent from 0.08 percent. The recommendation was one of 19 made in a safety report…
Rank this Week: 446

Gabriel Dorman Blog

Gabriel Dorman Blog

Covers criminal laws and cases.

http://www.criminaldefenseduilawyer.com
  • May 29

    Huntington Beach DUI Lawyer Defense

    Huntington Beach DUI Lawyer Defense
    Today’s Huntington Beach DUI Lawyer Defenses is about the breath tests and the many physiological factors that can affect their accuracy. A breath test is, without a doubt, the most defensible of all the DUI chemical tests. The most…
  • Apr 4

    Driver Arrested In Fatal Drug DUI

    Driver Arrested In Fatal Drug DUI
    Today’s Orange County DUI Lawyer News involves another fatal DUI crash and the arrest of the driver for a drug DUI. According to The Orange County Register, a Garden Grove man was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of felony driving…
  • Apr 3

    Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Case Result

    Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Case Result
    Los Angeles Superior Court – El Monte Courthouse CHARGE: 1st DUI with enhancement for refusing to submit to a chemical test. FACTS: Client was arrested for a DUI after getting involved in a traffic collision. Client did not speak or…
Rank this Week: 538

Workplace Investigations Blog

Workplace Investigations Blog

Covers conducting workplace investigations involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistle-blower, and other types of employee misconduct. By Debra L. Reilly.

http://www.workplaceinvestigationsblog.com/
  • May 23

    Public Sector Investigation Training

    Public Sector Investigation Training
    I will be speaking on "Public Sector Investigations" on June 4, 2013 (9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) Location:  Weintraub Tobin ♦ 400 Capitol Mall 11th Floor ♦ Sacramento CACo-Presenters:  Kelli Kennaday and Donna Peter 3 hours…
  • Oct 19

    Internal Investigator Training in San Diego for Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Claim

    Internal Investigator Training in San Diego for Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Claim
    I am once again offering training to human resources professionals, attorneys, and private investigators on how to conduct legally defensible harassment, discrimination, and retaliation investigations in the workplace.  Although the training…
  • Oct 19

    Internal Investigator Training in San Diego for Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Claim

    Internal Investigator Training in San Diego for Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Claim
    I am once again offering training to human resources professionals, attorneys, and private investigators on how to conduct legally defensible harassment, discrimination, and retaliation investigations in the workplace.  Although the…
Rank this Week: 305

Pasadena Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Pasadena Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt settlement. By DCDM Law Group.

http://www.pasadenabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • May 20

    Bankruptcy Discharge vs. Bankruptcy Dismissal

    Bankruptcy Discharge vs. Bankruptcy Dismissal
    When you file for bankruptcy protection, the ideal goal is to resolve your debts. There are a lot of different ways that you can do that, including Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13. For each of these different types … Continue…
  • May 17

    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Serves as the Model Worldwide

    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Serves as the Model Worldwide
    Chapter 11 bankruptcy has long provided solutions for those running businesses in the United States who need assistance in restructuring their debts. With the help of a Pasadena bankruptcy lawyer, many local businesses have been able to climb…
  • May 13

    Advice on Finding a Bankruptcy Attorney

    Advice on Finding a Bankruptcy Attorney
    Recently, a Consumer Debt Expert for the Huffington Post provided some tips on how to find a great bankruptcy attorney to assist you with your bankruptcy filing. Finding the right bankruptcy attorney is very important because you want to make…
Rank this Week: 295

Sacramento Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Sacramento Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal law developments, including in the areas of DUI and search and seizure. By The Law Office Of Nancy King.

http://www.sacramentocriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 26

    Voluntary v. Involuntary Intoxication

    Voluntary v. Involuntary Intoxication
    A recent California appellate court decision of a Placer County DUI case highlights the difference between voluntary and involuntary intoxication as it relates to driving under the influence. In People v. Mathson, the defendant was pulled…
  • Nov 25

    Voters Approve Revision of Three Strikes Law

    Voters Approve Revision of Three Strikes Law
    California voters' overwhelming approval of Proposition 36 - a ballot measure that significantly alters the state's three strikes law - will result in more equitable sentencing and reduced prison costs. In 1994, California voters said yes to…
  • Nov 10

    Sacramento City Tax Measure Passes, Providing Funding For Law Enforcement

    Sacramento City Tax Measure Passes, Providing Funding For Law Enforcement
    Sacramento city residents on Tuesday approved a half percent sales tax increase, with the new revenue targeted at restoring city services cut during the recession the last five years. According to city officials, one use of the annual $28…
Rank this Week: 547

Northern California Bankruptcy…

Northern California Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy. By Rust, Armenis & Schwartz.

http://www.northerncaliforniabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 1

    Social Security Benefits and Bankruptcy

    Social Security Benefits and Bankruptcy
    In Northern California families are continuing to struggle with the economy.
  • Oct 30

    Student Loans and Bankruptcy

    Student Loans and Bankruptcy
    Many individuals in Northern California have significantly reduced their consumer debt in the past several years. This is not the case for those, however, who have student loan debts.
  • Oct 29

    Spendthrift Trust Assets in Bankruptcy

    Spendthrift Trust Assets in Bankruptcy
    Families considering bankruptcy in Northern California often have questions regarding the impact a bankruptcy will have on a family trust.
Rank this Week: 352

California DUI Injury Lawyer Blog

California DUI Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI accidents, injury and wrongful death liability issues. By Estey & Bomberger, LLP.

http://www.californiaduiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 15

    Pedestrian Killed by Motorcyclist in Suspected DUI Crash

    Pedestrian Killed by Motorcyclist in Suspected DUI Crash
    ALAMEDA COUNTY - A 67-year-old Hayward man tragically died Saturday night after he was struck by an allegedly speeding motorcyclist, the San Jose Mercury News reported. The collision occurred at Jackson Street at Silva Avenue around 8:54…
  • Oct 9

    Two People Killed in Suspected DUI Crash on Highway 152

    Two People Killed in Suspected DUI Crash on Highway 152
    MERCED COUNTY - Two people were killed early Tuesday morning in a suspected DUI crash on Highway 152, the Los Banos Enterprise reported. The accident was reported at 1:07 p.m. on October 9, 2012, on eastbound Highway 152, west of Highway 33.…
  • Aug 27

    Woman Killed, Man Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Concord

    Woman Killed, Man Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Concord
    CONTRA COSTA COUNTY - A 23-year-old Napa woman was tragically killed Friday night in a collision on Highway 4 in Concord, the Napa Valley Register reported. According to the news report, the victim, Maria Anaya-Garcia was a passenger in a…
Rank this Week: 413

California Divorce and Family Law

California Divorce and Family Law

Covers celebrity marriages, child custody, child support, divorce, paternity, prenuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, remarriage and taxes. By Jeffrey Lalloway.

http://oc-divorce.typepad.com/california_divorce_and_fa/
  • Aug 7

    The Best Thing to do After Divorce or Breakup: Yoga

    The Best Thing to do After Divorce or Breakup: Yoga
    Divorce, even at its most amicable, can cause an enormous amount of stress, anger, worry, confusion, and resentment. People often struggle to find ways to overcome the negative feelings that face them. However, in a recent study conducted by…
  • Aug 7

    'Gray Divorces' rising

    'Gray Divorces' rising
    More Baby Boomers couples in Fairfax County are calling it quits. A recent study by an area law firm shows residents older than 55 are divorcing at increasingly high rates. Calling the county "the divorce capital of Virginia," the Arlington…
  • Aug 6

    Stevie Wonder files for divorce

    Stevie Wonder files for divorce
    Stevie Wonder, 62, is ending his 11-year marriage to fashion designer Kai Millard Morris. According to a report at www.tmz.com, the Saginaw-born Wonder filed for divorce Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court using his legal name: Stevland…
Rank this Week: 454

Legal Tips & Commentary

Legal Tips & Commentary

Provides legal tips for businesses and consumers in California. By Carl H. Starrett.

http://blog.chs-law.com/
  • Oct 16

    Goodbye Blogger, Hello WordPress.

    Goodbye Blogger, Hello WordPress.
    When I first opened my practice in 2004, I knew that I needed a website to promote my services.  I had heard of blogging and figured that I needed one for my website.  So I started off with Yahoo's over priced web hosting service and a blog…
  • Sep 30

    Why I Am Done With The Chargers for 2010

    Why I Am Done With The Chargers for 2010
    An open letter to the San Diego Chargers:
  • Sep 12

    5 Reasons Why Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is Better Than Debt Settlement

    5 Reasons Why Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is Better Than Debt Settlement
    Not too long ago, I started an advertising campaign on a local radio station. I excitedly tuned into the station and listened for my first "spot" to run. The station's staff had not entered the proper "conflict codes", so they also ran an…
Rank this Week: 264

California Foreclosure Blog

California Foreclosure Blog

Covers bankruptcy and foreclosure. By Jason S. Buckingham.

http://jasonbuckingham.activerain.com/
  • Jan 6

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid
    Happy (?) New Year everybody. First off, a toast: here's to getting out of the last decade. We had multiple bubble market bursts (lest we forget the dot-com burst of 2000-2001), and the US entered the world of post-terrorism (in)security. I…
  • Jan 6

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid

    New year, new focus: it's job stability, stupid
    Happy (?) New Year everybody. First off, a toast: here's to getting out of the last decade. We had multiple bubble market bursts (lest we forget the dot-com burst of 2000-2001), and the US entered the world of post-terrorism (in)security. I…
  • Jul 21

    Phoenix mini-bubble: (more) market manipulation

    Phoenix mini-bubble: (more) market manipulation
    AP put out a story yesterday about "bidding wars" that are affecting home values in the greater Phoenix area. The article states that in several markets throughout the country, prices on bank-owned homes are being inflated by a combination of…
Rank this Week: 541

What's New in Employment Law?

What's New in Employment Law?

Focuses on employment law developments, particularly in California.

http://shawvalenza.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 998

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: 4489

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
Rank this Week: 1516

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/
  • May 5

    Marketing Value

    Marketing Value
    My blog post, Poisoned Kool-Aid generated polarized, partisan sentiments.There were two camps - those who were offended by the alleged behavior of the opt-out employer, ResCare, and opt-out fans who derided Bob Burke (Rachel Jenkins' attorney…
  • May 4

    Finger At The Moon

    Finger At The Moon
    The Workers' Compensation Research Institute out of Boston, MA, last week released another of its CompScope Benchmarks reports (requires purchase), focusing on California.There's lots of data and information about the cost of California's…
  • May 1

    Sticking It To SSA

    Sticking It To SSA
    Last month the Research, Evaluation, and Statistics unit at the Social Security Administration (SSA), published its Annual Statistical Supplement to the Social Security Bulletin, 2014.The Supplement concludes in part that, “about 10.2…
Rank this Week: 3750

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/
Rank this Week: 2312

Immigration Legal Blog

Immigration Legal Blog

Covers immigration law especially employment and family based immigration issues. By Shah Peerally Law Group PC.

http://immigrationlegalblog.com/
  • May 4

    Can Yemen Nationals file for an Asylum?

    Can Yemen Nationals file for an Asylum?
    With the unfortunate situation in Yemen, many Yemenis current present in the United States are wondering whether they have to go back or they can stay. Recently the USCIS has decided that they will allow extension for certain visas for…
  • May 4

    USCIS Completes Data Entry of Fiscal Year 2016 H-1B Cap-Subject Petition

    USCIS Completes Data Entry of Fiscal Year 2016 H-1B Cap-Subject Petition
    USCIS announced May 4, 2015, that it has completed data entry of all fiscal year 2016 H-1B cap-subject petitions selected in our computer-generated random process. USCIS will now begin returning all H-1B cap-subject petitions that were not…
  • Apr 28

    USCIS Alerts Yemeni Nationals to Available Immigration Relief Measure

    USCIS Alerts Yemeni Nationals to Available Immigration Relief Measure
    USCIS is closely monitoring conditions in Yemen. Due to the current unstable security situation, USCIS seeks to highlight several available immigration relief measures that may assist eligible Yemeni nationals. Immigration relief measures…
Rank this Week: 3815

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • May 4

    Snoop Dogg to Open Medical Marijuana Delivery Service in Los Angele

    Snoop Dogg to Open Medical Marijuana Delivery Service in Los Angele
    While medical marijuana and medical cannabis products have greatly eased the pain and suffering of many medical marijuana patients in Los Angeles and across Southern California, one of the major problems is those in need of medicine are often…
  • May 2

    LA Man Arrested for Alleged Medical Marijuana Dispensary Murder

    LA Man Arrested for Alleged Medical Marijuana Dispensary Murder
    One of the most common arguments opponents of medical marijuana legalization and marijuana legalization in general make is that legalizing marijuana and cannabis products will lead to an increase in crime. Despite significant credible…
  • Apr 30

    A Look at Traditional Painkillers and Medical Marijuana as a Painkiller

    A Look at Traditional Painkillers and Medical Marijuana as a Painkiller
    Medical marijuana has been scientifically proven to have a lot of benefits to patients for a variety of medical conditions, ranging from psychological conditions to advanced stages of cancer. Interestingly, it is perfectly legal to get a…
Rank this Week: 4985

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • May 4

    All About the E-1 Treaty Trader Visa

    All About the E-1 Treaty Trader Visa
    Attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick provides the skinny on the E-1. The Treaty Trader Visa (nonimmigrant E-1 classification) is intended for the nationals of a foreign country with which a qualifying Treaty of friendship, Commerce, navigation, or a…
  • May 1

    Unlawful Re-Entry After Previous Unlawful Entry into the US

    Unlawful Re-Entry After Previous Unlawful Entry into the US
    In this segment, Attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick would like to answer a question that came from a follower named Juanita. Juanita was asking: I came to the US when I was seven years old then I left again when I was 12 then I came back again when…
  • Apr 22

    Why should you hire an Immigration Attorney?

    Why should you hire an Immigration Attorney?
    In this video, Attorney Jacob J Sapochnick, Esq. will explain the reasons why an applicant should consider hiring an attorney. You are not required to have a lawyer when applying for an immigrant visa or green card in the United States or…
Rank this Week: 4047

Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyer…

Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and injury news and updates in California. Published by Moseley Collins.

http://www.sacramentopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 4

    Catastrophic Auto Accident In Yolo County Kills Three May 2, 2015

    Catastrophic Auto Accident In Yolo County Kills Three May 2, 2015
    On May 2, 2015 a vehicle was spotted heading the wrong way on Interstate 505. This happened around 10:30 p.m. A CHP Officer immediately attempted to stop the driver but it was too late. The wrong-way driver collided head-on with a car…
  • May 4

    Is There a Greater Chance of Dog Bites in Summer?

    Is There a Greater Chance of Dog Bites in Summer?
    We have all heard the old saying about the dog days of summer. This colorful phrase refers to the hottest, most sultry days of summer. While the origins of this phrase have more to do with Roman constellation names than actual canines, the…
  • Apr 22

    Catastrophic Auto Accident On Highway 50 Kills Four And Injures Others- April 22, 2015

    Catastrophic Auto Accident On Highway 50 Kills Four And Injures Others- April 22, 2015
    This morning around 2:25 a.m. a women was driving her Toyota Prius the wrong-way on Highway 50 westbound near Stockton, CA for approximately 7 miles before colliding with a Ford pickup. The woman driving the Toyota Prius collided head-on with…
Rank this Week: 4432

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/
  • May 4

    It May Soon Become Illegal To Penalize Customers for Negative Reviews [e185]

    It May Soon Become Illegal To Penalize Customers for Negative Reviews [e185]
    The guys kick off the week by discussing the newly introduced Federal law that would make it illegal for businesses to fine customers for leaving negative reviews. Transcript: NASIR: Okaaay. Uh, okay. I was trying to start…
  • May 1

    Why California Employers Should Avoid Re-Hire Clauses [e184]

    Why California Employers Should Avoid Re-Hire Clauses [e184]
    Nasir and Matt cap off the week by discussing re-hire clauses in employer-employee settlement agreements and why they may be invalid as restrictions against non-compete agreements.
  • Apr 30

    Can a Financial Services Firm Require an Employee to Cover Mistaken Trades?

    Can a Financial Services Firm Require an Employee to Cover Mistaken Trades?
    An employee of a financial services firm, whose compensation consists of fees and commissions, asks whether it is legal for his employer to require him to reimburse a client directly for any losses the client suffers because of a trading…
Rank this Week: 1715

Business Immigration Lawyer Blog

Business Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By the Law Office of Sweta Khandelwal.

http://www.santaclaraimmigrationlawyer.net/
  • May 4

    Cross-Chargeability, if applicable, May shorten the Wait Time to Apply for a Green Card

    Cross-Chargeability, if applicable, May shorten the Wait Time to Apply for a Green Card
    The last step when applying for a green card for applicants already in the United States on a non-immigrant temporary visa is the process of adjusting one’s status from the temporary nonimmigrant visa to a permanent immigrant visa. When…
  • Apr 27

    New Case Challenges New H-4 Regulation That Would Allow Spouses to Work in U.S.

    New Case Challenges New H-4 Regulation That Would Allow Spouses to Work in U.S.
    A few weeks ago we blogged about a new regulation allowing H-4 visa holders (dependents of H-1B visa holders) to work in the United States. However, a case has just been filed in Washington D.C. federal court challenging this…
  • Apr 20

    H-1B Applications Hit a Record High of 233,000; Chances of Receiving a Visa: 36%

    H-1B Applications Hit a Record High of 233,000; Chances of Receiving a Visa: 36%
    This year the USCIS received a record number of H-1B applications, totaling over 233,000. With only 85,000 H-1B visas available, including the additional 20,000 for the United States Master’s quota, only 36% of applicants have a chance…
Rank this Week: 1892

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • May 4

    California Supreme Court Will Review On-Call Rest Break Decision

    California Supreme Court Will Review On-Call Rest Break Decision
    Earlier this year, a California appellate court ruled that on-call rest periods are lawful. In Augustus v. ABM Security Systems, Inc., the court ruled that an employer may require employees to remain “on-call” during rest periods…
  • May 1

    Reminder: New Heat Illness Amendments Effective Today

    Reminder: New Heat Illness Amendments Effective Today
    New heat illness regulations are effective May 1, 2015. The Office of Administrative Law approved changes to California’s heat illness prevention regulations and granted the Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board’s…
  • Apr 30

    Reminder to San Francisco Employers: S.F. Minimum Wage Increases Tomorrow

    Reminder to San Francisco Employers: S.F. Minimum Wage Increases Tomorrow
    Last November, San Francisco voters passed Proposition J, which makes incremental raises to San Francisco’s minimum wage. The first minimum wage increase to $12.25 per hour goes into effect on May 1, 2015. San Francisco employers must…
Rank this Week: 4177

Orange County Business Attorney…

Orange County Business Attorney Blog

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

http://www.orangecountybusinessattorneyblog.com/
  • May 4

    Too Big to Jail?

    Too Big to Jail?
    If a company is charged with violating criminal laws, just as with people charged with crimes, there can be a plea bargain agreement. When it comes to people, normally a defendant will plead guilty to a lesser charge, or have some charges…
  • Apr 27

    Handshake Deals Often Go Sour. Don’t Let It Happen to You.

    Handshake Deals Often Go Sour. Don’t Let It Happen to You.
    It’s an all too familiar story. College students with a brilliant idea get together, start a hugely successful business then end up suing each other because handshake agreements end up being broken. These business founders may be…
  • Apr 20

    Considering Becoming a Franchisee? Do Your Due Diligence!

    Considering Becoming a Franchisee? Do Your Due Diligence!
    Starting a franchise can be a good way to get into business or add a new business if you already own one. Many franchisors offer turnkey operations and spell out what you should do, and how you should do it, to help you make your business a…
Rank this Week: 1758

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/
  • May 4

    More Arrests for Stoned Driving? Cannibuster Could Make It Happen

    More Arrests for Stoned Driving? Cannibuster Could Make It Happen
    Testing drivers for an alcohol-related DUI in Los Angeles is a relatively straightforward process that may involve a breathalyzer and blood tests. But when pot is a driver’s choice for getting high, it’s been a lot harder for…
  • Apr 29

    Daredevil Does Damage While DUI

    Daredevil Does Damage While DUI
    People who enjoy a few too many drinks before getting behind the wheel may attempt to show off their driving skills—speeding along busy highways, taking tight turns, and similar maneuvers that are likely to get them involved in an…
  • Apr 27

    Drivers Can Run But They Can’t Get Away

    Drivers Can Run But They Can’t Get Away
    Motorists who cause an accident while driving under the influence may try to escape the consequences by fleeing the scene. But their respite from arrest is usually brief, and they’re picked up and charged with a Los Angeles DUI or some…
Rank this Week: 4376

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/
  • May 4

    Driver Could Spend Half Century in Jail after DUI Conviction

    Driver Could Spend Half Century in Jail after DUI Conviction
    When someone’s convicted of a DUI in Los Angeles for the third or fourth time, the penalties can be steep and include up to 16 months in state prison. If a death resulted from that DUI, the punishment for the offender can rise to five…
  • Apr 30

    “Smiley Face” Driver Faces Extended Jail Time

    “Smiley Face” Driver Faces Extended Jail Time
    Getting pulled over for a DUI in Los Angeles is nothing to smile about. Neither is causing an accident in which someone is killed. Twenty-five-year-old Michael J. Vanwanger of Coons Rapid, Minnesota, who posted a smiley face on Facebook after…
  • Apr 29

    Are DUI Drivers a Threat to the Power Grid?

    Are DUI Drivers a Threat to the Power Grid?
    Most drivers arrested for a Los Angeles DUI prefer keeping the legal proceedings quiet to avoid possible employment and social repercussions. But when an alleged DUI driver hits a utility pole, knocking out power to hundreds or thousands of…
Rank this Week: 1327

Professional Legal Coaching

Professional Legal Coaching

By Eleanor Southers.

http://www.professionallegalcoaching.com/
  • May 4

    SHAME CAN BE REALLY ANNOYING!

    SHAME CAN BE REALLY ANNOYING!
    So, there I was in front of the ATM.  I put my card in as instructed and then it asked me how much cash I wanted.  I punched the button for $50.00 (a modest sum) and the MACHINE told me that there was no money in the account!!! Now,…
  • Apr 27

    DOESN’T A WORRYNOMORE WARRANTY SOUND GOOD?

    DOESN’T A WORRYNOMORE WARRANTY SOUND GOOD?
    Again, I had a great revelation while watching television!  The scene was a Swedish detective mystery which I am addicted to.  The detective had pulled his car up to a house where he was going to interrogate a mean gal who might be…
  • Apr 21

    HOW TO STOP WORRYING AND GET SOME SLEEP

    HOW TO STOP WORRYING AND GET SOME SLEEP
    I was forced into watching the Dr. Oz show this morning because his program is on right after the Today Show. Not switching channels was my first lazy move of the day.  However, he had a guest psychologist on who spoke about constant…
Rank this Week: 1732

Northern California Center for…

Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law

Covers estate planning.

http://www.norcalplanners.com/blog/
  • May 4

    Can I Give Tax-Free Gifts to My Children?

    Can I Give Tax-Free Gifts to My Children?
    The concept of “tax-free gifts” can sound counterintuitive.  Of course you have to pay sales tax when you buy a gift, and you paid taxes on the income that you used to purchase the gift, but beyond that, why would there be a…
  • May 4

    Free Report: Estate Planning in California

    Free Report: Estate Planning in California
    Estate planning, on the other hand, involves making choices that will apply after you die. For example, if you should die tomorrow, do you know who would receive inheritances from you? Your estate plan will allow you to answer this questions,…
  • Apr 30

    What Is a Family Wealth Trust?

    What Is a Family Wealth Trust?
    You have to preserve your family wealth for the benefit of succeeding generations if you are planning your estate as a very successful individual. The estate tax presents a looming threat to your financial legacy. There is no state-level…
Rank this Week: 2395

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/
  • May 4

    Supreme Court limits costs against unsuccessful FEHA plaintiff

    Supreme Court limits costs against unsuccessful FEHA plaintiff
    In a unanimous opinion by Justice Kathryn Werdegar, the Supreme Court today limits the circumstances under which a court can assess costs against an unsuccessful plaintiff in an action alleging a violation of the California Fair Employment…
  • May 1

    Summary of April 29, 2015 conference report for civil case

    Summary of April 29, 2015 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been…
  • May 1

    FEHA costs opinion filing Monday

    FEHA costs opinion filing Monday
    On Monday morning, the Supreme Court will file its opinion in Williams v. Chino Valley Independent Fire District, which raises the issue whether a prevailing defendant in an action under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (Gov. Code, §…
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Los Angeles Intellectual Property…

Los Angeles Intellectual Property Trademark Attorney Blog

Includes topics such as copyright litigation, licensing, patent litigation, TTAB, trademark applications, and trademark litigation. By Los Angeles, California intellectual property lawyer, Milord A. Keshishian.

http://www.iptrademarkattorney.com/
  • May 4

    I'm Speaking At Bridgeport's Trade Secrets CLE Seminar

    I'm Speaking At Bridgeport's Trade Secrets CLE Seminar
    On May 8, 2015, I have the pleasure of speaking at Bridgeport Continuing Education's "Trade Secret and Employee Mobility" seminar. For a list of the distinguished speakers and topics, click here . I will be speaking about the…
  • Apr 10

    Vampire Wines Bites Into Yard House’s Vampire Taco Trademark With Infringement Lawsuit

    Vampire Wines Bites Into Yard House’s Vampire Taco Trademark With Infringement Lawsuit
    TI Beverage Group and its attorney, trademark licensor, and co-plaintiff Michael Machat are not drinking at the Yard House and nothing seems to be merry despite the consumption of tacos and alcohol. Plaintiffs appear to have more of an…
  • Jan 30

    Say “Super Bowl” and Suffer the NFL’s Trademark Infringement Traumatic Brain Injury

    Say “Super Bowl” and Suffer the NFL’s Trademark Infringement Traumatic Brain Injury
    Every year the NFL’s trademark attorneys aggressively send cease and desist letters to business using the term “Super Bowl,” threatening them with the trademark law equivalent of traumatic brain injury. Even churches are not granted…
Rank this Week: 1060

The Tax Lawyer Blog

The Tax Lawyer Blog

By William D. Hartsock.

http://thetaxlawyer.com/blog
  • May 4

    IRS Notice CP21A

    IRS Notice CP21A
    It is critical to know your rights before turning any information over to the IRS. San Diego Tax Attorney William D. Hartsock offers this advice.Tags: IRS NoticesNotices AuditNotices AppealNotices LitigationNotices CollectionsRead more…
  • May 4

    IRS Notice CP19

    IRS Notice CP19
    It is critical to know your rights before turning any information over to the IRS. San Diego Tax Attorney William D. Hartsock offers this advice.Tags: IRS NoticesNotices AuditNotices AppealNotices LitigationNotices CollectionsRead more…
  • May 4

    IRS Notice CP18

    IRS Notice CP18
    It is critical to know your rights before turning any information over to the IRS. San Diego Tax Attorney William D. Hartsock offers this advice.Tags: IRS NoticesNotices AuditNotices AppealNotices LitigationNotices CollectionsRead more…
Rank this Week: 1791

Blogging for Justice

Blogging for Justice

Covers personal injury and the firm's involvement in the Bakersfield and Kern County community. By the Chain | Cohn | Stiles law firm.

http://www.bloggingforjustice.com/
Rank this Week: 1868

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • May 4

    Rediscovering Yourself After Divorce

    Rediscovering Yourself After Divorce
    It's not uncommon for people going through a divorce to feel as if they've hit rock bottom. They feel like they lost themselves in the divorce, as if they lost their confidence, and as if they were broken. While these are perfectly natural…
  • May 1

    How to Get Your Divorce Right

    How to Get Your Divorce Right
    If you're getting divorced, perhaps your marriage wasn't a raging success, but there's a good chance that you got some great kids out of it. The divorce on the other hand, can be successful if you play your cards right. Divorce for most…
  • Apr 30

    Rosie O'Donnell & Michelle Rounds Battle Over Child Custody

    Rosie O'Donnell & Michelle Rounds Battle Over Child Custody
    Rosie O' Donnell's estranged wife, Michelle Rounds is seeking full custody of their 2-year-old daughter. Rounds says she wants custody because Rosie drinks too much alcohol, smokes to much marijuana, and has a laissez-faire approach to…
Rank this Week: 4155

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    Word for the Month of May 2015: Entrapment

    Word for the Month of May 2015: Entrapment
    Are you so situated in business that you notice trends?  Rally on commodities, stocks, bonds, T-bills - they all have trends.  Like economic markets, there are trends in and law and the legal research business, too.  For…
  • Apr 27

    This just torques my short

    This just torques my short
    So, for the last few days, I have been updating our copy of California Forms of Pleading and Practice (Lexis).  Notwithstanding my on/off dislike of Lexis, Pleading and Practice is the preeminent legal research resource when you draft a…
  • Apr 20

    Anticipation

    Anticipation
    I have discovered that I am not like most people.  No surprise to the wife but I generally don't wait until something happens to think about what legal research tools I might use to fix or defend against something.For instance, do you…
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San Diego Injury Law Blog

San Diego Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.legalpad.com/
  • May 4

    Firefighter Suffers Burn Injuries in Roof Collapse

    Firefighter Suffers Burn Injuries in Roof Collapse
    A Fresno firefighter, Pete Dern, 49, recently suffered life-threatening burn injuries after being involved in a dangerous roof collapse, according to a recent article in the Fresno Bee. While his burns are treatable, the risk of infection…
  • Apr 30

    Deadly Motorcycle Accidents and Safety Measure

    Deadly Motorcycle Accidents and Safety Measure
    Fallbrook Man Dies in Fatal Crash Motorcycle accidents can be extremely serious, and in many cases they result in fatal injuries. According to a recent article in U-T San Diego, a 46-year-old man from Fallbrook died in a motorcycle crash late…
  • Apr 22

    Helmet Technology Identifies Brain Injuries in Youth Athlete

    Helmet Technology Identifies Brain Injuries in Youth Athlete
    Youth football leagues have paid attention to the seriousness of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), multiple concussions, and the risks of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). To be sure, one Pop Warner football program in northern…
Rank this Week: 1072

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: 1755

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/
  • May 4

    What is the Drug Flakka?

    What is the Drug Flakka?
    First it was bath salts, now it's Flakka. A new drug legal drug has risen in popularity. But is Flakka really legal?
  • Apr 27

    Should Water Wasters Be Hung Out to Dry?

    Should Water Wasters Be Hung Out to Dry?
    California is in the midst of its biggest drought in history so the state is trying to find ways to conserve water. Should California threaten those who waste water with jail time?
  • Apr 24

    Going to Class Could Get You Out of Jail in California

    Going to Class Could Get You Out of Jail in California
    Many California counties are introducing misdemeanor drug classes as an alternative to jail time. We take a look at why you should consider going to class in your case.
Rank this Week: 653

California Personal Injury…

California Personal Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.victimslawyer.com/attorneyblog/
  • May 4

    Stairway Accident Claims Attorney Los Angele

    Stairway Accident Claims Attorney Los Angele
    As a stairway accident claims attorney in Los Angeles , CA, I can tell you that stairs are one of the most dangerous areas of any type of commercial or residential property when there are dangerous conditions caused by defects, poor…
  • Apr 27

    Motorcycle Helmet Laws in California

    Motorcycle Helmet Laws in California
    What are the motorcycle helmet laws in California?  The Golden State is one of only 19 states and the District of Columbia to require all operators of motorcycles to wear helmets that meet federal safety standards. Although helmets have…
  • Apr 15

    Passenger Car Accident Claims in California

    Passenger Car Accident Claims in California
    Passenger car accident claims in California are a different variety of personal injury.  Passengers in vehicles are usually not the registered owner of the motor vehicle nor are they subject to the same standards as drivers for recovery…
Rank this Week: 2451

California Criminal Attorney Blog

California Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers news and updates on California criminal defense cases. By Law Office of Pilchman & Kay, P.L.C.

http://www.californiacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 4

    Man Arrested For Suspicion Of DUI In Fullerton

    Man Arrested For Suspicion Of DUI In Fullerton
    Four people were injured when William Murray, 50, collided almost head-on with a Honda Civic over the weekend.  Murray was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated by Fullerton Police. A female passenger in Murray’s…
  • May 3

    Ex-Professional Surfer Charged With Real Estate Fraud

    Ex-Professional Surfer Charged With Real Estate Fraud
    The former co-owner of clothing brand RVCA and professional surfer, Conan Hayes was charged in Orange County Superior Court with Real Estate fraud.  According to authorities, Hayes lied to Bank of America causing them to lose $586,245 on…
  • Apr 18

    Aliso Viejo Man Arrested For Shipping Electronics To Iran

    Aliso Viejo Man Arrested For Shipping Electronics To Iran
    F.B.I agents arrested Khosrow Afghahi, 71, of Aliso Viejo on suspicion of sending over $24 million worth of electronic supplies over the last five years.  In addition to Afghahi, 4 other people were also arrested.  According to the…
Rank this Week: 4314

California Accident Attorneys Blog

California Accident Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.californiaaccidentattorneysblog.com/
  • May 4

    Could Apple Watch Data Prove Your Personal Injury Case?

    Could Apple Watch Data Prove Your Personal Injury Case?
    Trial attorneys learn early in their careers that each group of jurors is a blank canvas waiting for the evidence that will paint a picture of events as their clients seek to portray them. It is the task of the attorney to convince the jury…
  • Apr 21

    Takata Air Bag Recall Lawsuit

    Takata Air Bag Recall Lawsuit
    Takata Corporation recalled its air bags in 2008, but officials with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or NHTSA found this to be insufficient. These officials decided to request an expansion of the recall in a stern letter on…
  • Apr 14

    Physical and Sexual Abuse in California Nursing Home

    Physical and Sexual Abuse in California Nursing Home
    Physical and sexual abuse in California nursing homes, assisted living institutions and adult day care facilities is still a huge problem. Elder abuse is a silent epidemic that’s prevalent in nursing homes and long-term care…
Rank this Week: 1660

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • May 4

    Why Nonprofit Governance is Different from For-profit Governance

    Why Nonprofit Governance is Different from For-profit Governance
    The basic legal duties of care and loyalty apply whether you’re a board member of a nonprofit or for-profit corporation, but what you’re responsible for overseeing may be very different. Fiduciary Duties The board of directors of…
  • May 1

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/1/15

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/1/15
    The past week was highlighted by protests in Baltimore, valid criticisms of the media characterization of the situation, and a devastating earthquake in Nepal. And the Council on Foundations Annual Meeting in our hometown of San Francisco…
  • Apr 30

    Nonprofit Law: Hot Topics – CEB / CLE

    Nonprofit Law: Hot Topics – CEB / CLE
    On February 26, 2015, Erin and I recorded a webinar for Continuing Education of the Bar – California on Nonprofit Law: Hot Topics. It’s an intermediate-level one-hour CLE program available here. Providing counsel to…
Rank this Week: 1032

California Construction Law Blog

California Construction Law Blog

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

http://calconstructionlawblog.com
Rank this Week: 1671

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 4

    Medicare Fraud: A Problem Invading All Aspects of Health Care

    Medicare Fraud: A Problem Invading All Aspects of Health Care
    Among the lessons we’ve learned as a Medicare fraud law firm is that fraud doesn’t always look like you think it does or involve the type of services you’d typically expect.  Most people would presume a case of Medicare…
  • May 3

    California Supreme Court Protects Tenants, Strengthens Rent Control

    California Supreme Court Protects Tenants, Strengthens Rent Control
    “Almost no one is moving to San Francisco to save money.” We love our region, but the opening line in recent Associated Press article, carried by U.S. News & World Report, is a truth Bay Area residents feel in their tightening…
  • May 1

    Homeowners’ Lawyer on Individual and Class Action Claims for Construction Defects in California

    Homeowners’ Lawyer on Individual and Class Action Claims for Construction Defects in California
    Home – a simple word representing a complex, nuanced concept.  Home means much more than a physical structure, but the physical structure is often essential to the larger concept.  This becomes particularly evident when a…
Rank this Week: 2853

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • May 4

    All You Need To Know About Bankruptcy Stay & Pending Litigation

    All You Need To Know About Bankruptcy Stay & Pending Litigation
    There’s nothing like a lawsuit to bring on consideration of bankruptcy. If the thought of retreating into bankruptcy doesn’t occur when suit is filed, it often blossoms as the trial date nears. That’s because beleagered…
  • Apr 28

    Why No Look Bankruptcy Fees Don’t Work

    Why No Look Bankruptcy Fees Don’t Work
    Lawyers become lawyers, in large part, because they can’t or don’t want to do math. Judges are lawyers who got promoted. And therein is the root of the problem with “no look” attorneys fee for consumer…
  • Apr 20

    Can Your Lender Account For Your Payment

    Can Your Lender Account For Your Payment
    You’ve got a lot to keep an eye on. You  probably regularly check the performance of your stocks. Your blood pressure. Your credit report. Your bank balance. Your team’s standings. Yet chances are, your home is your biggest…
Rank this Week: 1522

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
  • May 4

    Drone Law (or the Lack Thereof)

    Drone Law (or the Lack Thereof)
    This following is a guest blog post by George M. Moore PhD, JD, a Scientist-in-Residence at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, California, where his course in Drones and Surveillance considers both the technical…
  • May 1

    How Can Someone Be Deposed Twice in the Same Case?

    How Can Someone Be Deposed Twice in the Same Case?
    Generally, you can’t compel someone to attend a deposition if he or she has been previously deposed in the same case. But there are 5 exceptions to this rule. A person whose deposition has been completed can’t be compelled to…
  • Apr 29

    When Trespasser Becomes Plaintiff

    When Trespasser Becomes Plaintiff
    The family of a 9-year-old California boy who survived a fall through a school’s skylight reportedly claims the school district should be held liable for his injuries because it was too easy to get on the school’s roof and…
Rank this Week: 2410