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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/
Rank this Week: 3135

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

San Diego Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, paternity and legal separation issues. By Roy M. Doppelt and Associates.

http://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 23

    Domestic Violence and Its Impact on a California Spousal Support Case

    Domestic Violence and Its Impact on a California Spousal Support Case
    A Palm Springs wife, who who pled guilty to attacking her estranged husband with a deadly weapon, was turned away by both a Southern California trial court and the Fourth District Court of Appeal in her attempt to secure an award of spousal…
  • Aug 16

    Drug/Alcohol Testing and California Custody and Visitation Decision

    Drug/Alcohol Testing and California Custody and Visitation Decision
    When you go to court in a custody or visitation matter, there are a variety of options available to the judge in your case. As a recent ruling from the Second District Court of Appeal demonstrates, one component of your custody or…
  • Aug 9

    Non-Parents and Parental Rights in California

    Non-Parents and Parental Rights in California
    Today, there are many different types of families. Whether they look like fictional families from cinema (such as Three Men and a Baby) or real-world situations involving gay and lesbian parents, there are a variety of circumstances in…
Rank this Week: 3285

California Public Agency Labor and…

California Public Agency Labor and Employment Blog

By Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

http://www.calpublicagencylaboremploymentblog.com
  • Aug 23

    Courts Continue to Chip Away at Vested Right

    Courts Continue to Chip Away at Vested Right
    This post was authored by Erin Kunze In the past few years, the courts have made it more difficult to establish a vested right to retiree medical benefits. We now have a decision that greatly reduces employee / retiree defenses …
  • Aug 16

    2016 is the Year of the FLSA Audit!

    2016 is the Year of the FLSA Audit!
    This blog post was authored by Jennifer Palagi. A number of developments this year – the recent decision in Flores v. City of San Gabriel on the intersection of wage and hour law and employer health plans, the new …
  • Aug 9

    A Closer Look At The Restrictions On Hiring Retirees (And Also The Exceptions!)

    A Closer Look At The Restrictions On Hiring Retirees (And Also The Exceptions!)
    This blog post was authored by Danny Y. Yoo. CalPERS issued a Circular Letter on July 12, 2016, which provided information on its compliance review process and its most common findings, including employing retired annuitants.  In our…
Rank this Week: 3734

GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

GJEL Accident Attorneys' Blog

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

http://www.gjel.com/blog
  • Aug 23

    On-demand bus service pilot programs not working for Bay Area transit agencie

    On-demand bus service pilot programs not working for Bay Area transit agencie
    Several Bay Area Transit agencies have recently experimented with offering on-demand bus services targeting suburban areas with traditionally low transit ridership. AC Transit, VTA, and SamTrans have each rolled out pilot programs providing…
  • Aug 17

    “Bay Bridge Forward” to add much-needed capacity to Transbay commute

    “Bay Bridge Forward” to add much-needed capacity to Transbay commute
    Facing crush-load BART trains, packed buses and ferries, and congested freeways, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission recently approved $40 million in near-term capacity relief. The “Bay Bridge Forward” program seeks to…
  • Aug 15

    Photos from the 2016 Summer Intro to Careers in Law Program

    Photos from the 2016 Summer Intro to Careers in Law Program
    This summer marked the fourth year our firm has hosted local high school students for a one week program offering an introduction to careers in law. Once again, a great group of high achieving students came together to learn about topics…
Rank this Week: 3165

CELA Voice

CELA Voice

Covers what is working and, too often, what isn’t working in California workplaces. From the California Employment Lawyers Association.

http://celavoice.org/
  • Aug 23

    We’ve Finally Reached 2016 African American Women’s Equal Pay Day

    We’ve Finally Reached 2016 African American Women’s Equal Pay Day
    Today we commemorate “African American Women’s Equal Pay Day,” the day in the year when African American women’s wages finally catch up to what men earned last year.  It is important to note that African American…
  • Jun 7

    Silencing the survivors: How the Brock Turner case reflects the failures of our justice system

    Silencing the survivors: How the Brock Turner case reflects the failures of our justice system
    By Lisa Mak Like many others, I was outraged by the outcome of Brock Turner’s case for his rape of an unconscious, intoxicated woman behind a dumpster.  This woman was brave enough to go through the process of a 16-month criminal…
  • May 16

    The legacy of the civil rights movement

    The legacy of the civil rights movement
    The struggle for civil rights puts us squarely within a longstanding movement. It is helpful to keep the history of those efforts in mind as we focus on the problems of the moment. Here are the reflections of a woman who has dedicated her…
Rank this Week: 1971

Food Safety and Risk Management

Food Safety and Risk Management

Covers food safety and food liability issues, such as minimizing the risk of and responding to food recalls. By Steven A. Kronenberg.

http://foodlawblog.com/
  • Aug 23

    Legislators Question Epi-Pen Price Spike

    Legislators Question Epi-Pen Price Spike
    Image Credits: Mylan (R), New York Times Following up on my posting about why Epi-Pen prices have increased 5-6X in 12 years, the New York Times reports that a bipartisan group of legislators is questioning the basis for these price spikes.…
  • Aug 3

    Food Fraud – More Emerging Risk

    Food Fraud – More Emerging Risk
    Image Credit: Mauro Alvarees and Q Costa Rica Just when I thought I understood the vast extent of food fraud, FoodLawLatest reported about another one: rice made from plastic. Rice is one of the cheapest foods available, so I had not…
  • Jul 11

    Why Have EpiPen Costs Spiked 5-6X in 12 Years?

    Why Have EpiPen Costs Spiked 5-6X in 12 Years?
    Image Credit: Mylan(R) Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli isn’t the only one charging new prices for old medicine. It appears that Mylan, the manufacturer of the EpiPen, has increased the price of its emergency epinephrine injection 5-6X over…
Rank this Week: 3166

Orange County Business Attorney…

Orange County Business Attorney Blog

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

http://www.orangecountybusinessattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 23

    Are You Texting a Contract?

    Are You Texting a Contract?
    Texting has become a common form of communication. Smart phones are used less and less as phones and more and more as devices to text and email from. You may see texting as an informal, short hand way to communicate but a Massachusetts case…
  • Aug 19

    Purchase of Irvine’s Vizio Opens Up American Market for Chinese Firm

    Purchase of Irvine’s Vizio Opens Up American Market for Chinese Firm
    The $2 billion sale of Vizio to Leshi Internet Information & Technology Corporation (known as LeEco) is expected to result in the Chinese firm’s much broader reach into the American market. LeEco sells a variety products and the…
  • Aug 16

    The Business Divorce: If Things Aren’t What They Used to Be, It May be Time to Move On

    The Business Divorce: If Things Aren’t What They Used to Be, It May be Time to Move On
    If it’s more than you running the business chances are pretty good the relationship between you and other owners will hit a rocky patch at some point, maybe even become adversarial. Breaking up that business relationship can be seen as…
Rank this Week: 1873

What's New in Employment Law?

What's New in Employment Law?

Focuses on employment law developments, particularly in California.

http://shawvalenza.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    Ninth Circuit Holds Class Action Waivers in Employment Agreements Violate the National Labor Relations Act

    Ninth Circuit Holds Class Action Waivers in Employment Agreements Violate the National Labor Relations Act
    A panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held 2-1 that class action waivers in arbitration agreements violate the National Labor Relations Act. In an opinion by Chief Judge Sidney Thomas, the divided panel's majority decided that the…
  • Jul 1

    Don't Wait for the $15 Minimum Wage - San Francisco's Goes Up to $13 Today!

    Don't Wait for the $15 Minimum Wage - San Francisco's Goes Up to $13 Today!
    If you know someone doing business in San Francisco, remember to let that special person know that the minimum wage goes up to $13.00 per hour effective today.  The SF minimum wage web page with access to the poster etc. is here.As of…
  • Jun 20

    Happy 10th Anniversary Shaw Valenza LLP

    Happy 10th Anniversary Shaw Valenza LLP
    Yep, lil ol' Shaw Valenza LLP is now officially lil' AND 10 years old as of 6/19. The blog is turning 10 in a week or so too. And that means it's time to thank you once again for reading and passing along to your colleagues and such.…
Rank this Week: 918

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    How California Probate Guardianships for Minors Work

    How California Probate Guardianships for Minors Work
    If you have minor children, it is important to consider the estate planning implications of providing for them before they reach the age of 18. If you leave your children a substantial inheritance, it will be necessary to name a guardian for…
  • Aug 21

    Can I Leave My Estate to Anyone I Want?

    Can I Leave My Estate to Anyone I Want?
    There are many stories about people who make unusual bequests in their last will and testament. Perhaps the strangest story involved a wealthy Portuguese aristocrat who passed away several years ago at the age of 42. The man was unmarried and…
  • Aug 20

    Does the Personal Representative of My Estate Get Paid?

    Does the Personal Representative of My Estate Get Paid?
    Administering a California probate estate is often a time-consuming affair. The personal representative (or executor) of your estate is responsible for gathering and maintaining all of your assets, paying any legitimate creditor claims, and…
Rank this Week: 1440

Data Breach Lawyer Blog

Data Breach Lawyer Blog

Covers intellectual property law. By Raines Feldman.

http://www.databreachlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Trade Secrets Defendants Have Powerful Tools to Recover Costs and Damage

    Trade Secrets Defendants Have Powerful Tools to Recover Costs and Damage
    Perhaps no other claim in federal litigation runs afoul of Rule 11 more than trade secrets claims.  As trade secrets lawyers, we have defended a number of frivolous cases.  That is why, in California, there is a fee shifting…
  • Jul 22

    Companies Need to Update Terms of Use or Risk Class Action Lawsuit

    Companies Need to Update Terms of Use or Risk Class Action Lawsuit
    In the latest Raines Feldman cyber liability update, terms of use lawyers Erik Syverson and Stephen Farkas discuss a wave of class action lawsuits against companies based upon technical legal violations found in terms of use.  In…
  • Jul 22

    Companies Need to Update Terms of Use or Risk Class Action Lawsuit

    Companies Need to Update Terms of Use or Risk Class Action Lawsuit
    In the latest Raines Feldman cyber liability update, terms of use lawyers Erik Syverson and Stephen Farkas discuss a wave of class action lawsuits against companies based upon technical legal violations found in terms of use.  In…
Rank this Week: 666

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
  • Aug 22

    Australia: Regulator considers permitting the sale of food derived from low THC hemp seed

    Australia: Regulator considers permitting the sale of food derived from low THC hemp seed
    Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is calling for submissions in response to its draft variation of the Food Standards Code that would permit the sale of foods derived from low tetrahydrocannbinol (THC) hemp.  The proposal…
  • Aug 18

    Judge declines to certify order for appeal in Texas Teladoc case

    Judge declines to certify order for appeal in Texas Teladoc case
    On August 15, 2016, United States District Judge Robert Pitman denied the motion of the Texas Medical Board (“TMB”) to certify order for an immediate appeal of the court’s decision not to dismiss the Teladoc case.  The…
  • Aug 15

    Australia trials “Health Care Homes”, a new model of primary health care

    Australia trials “Health Care Homes”, a new model of primary health care
    Australia is set to trial a new model of primary health care based on the successful “Health Care Homes” programs in Canada and the United States. Australia’s version of the Health Care Homes scheme was proposed in broad…
Rank this Week: 1099

Professional Legal Coaching

Professional Legal Coaching

By Eleanor Southers.

http://www.professionallegalcoaching.com/
  • Aug 22

    FOUR STEPS TO TAKE WHEN PEOPLE ARE ANGRY AT YOU

    FOUR STEPS TO TAKE WHEN PEOPLE ARE ANGRY AT YOU
    You might consider a few therapy sessions if these simple suggestions don’t work for you.  Because, let’s face it….you can’t be a successful, happy attorney unless you can handle a lot of negativity.  Solos…
  • Aug 15

    GOOGLE SELF HELP VS COACHING

    GOOGLE SELF HELP VS COACHING
    EVERYBODY KNOWS THAT YOU CAN GET ALL THE INFORMATION YOU WANT ON GOOGLE   true or false? You can look up ways to market your business, you can look up ways to be happier and you can look up information about just any problem you are…
  • Aug 8

    WHY SOLOS DON’T MARKET EFFECTIVELY

    WHY SOLOS DON’T MARKET EFFECTIVELY
    Unfortunately, solo attorneys don't have a choice and have to market their services or be working at a severe disadvantage.
Rank this Week: 1931

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer…

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Lawyer Blawg

Covers bankruptcy law. By Law Office of Devin Sawdayi.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1880

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    It Just Perpetuates Crime

    It Just Perpetuates Crime
    How many times have you read cases where people pay premiums for years and then, when they look to collect on a policy, the insurance companies pull a fast one and deny the claim?  I see it all the time.Funny, then, when I'm reading the…
  • Aug 15

    Take it to the Bank

    Take it to the Bank
    In today's news is a story about a homeless couple who received a $20,000 wedding all donated by their community. Despite research showing the more you pay on a wedding, the better chance your union will end in divorce, this community chose…
  • Aug 8

    Let's GO!

    Let's GO!
    The newest fad that has taken the online world by storm seems to be Pokemon Go.  Turns out, while playing the game (or while the game is being played), a number of people are also committing (or being victims of) some serious…
Rank this Week: 3515

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3993

California Employment Law

California Employment Law

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

http://californiaemploymentlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Aug 22

    Confused By Overtime Rules, U.S. Department of Labor Agrees to $7 Million Settlement

    Confused By Overtime Rules, U.S. Department of Labor Agrees to $7 Million Settlement
    The U.S. Department of Labor, among other things, enforces federal wage and hour laws. These include the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. When it believes employers have violated those laws, the DOL can pursue litigation…
  • Aug 11

    Top 10 Trending Issues for California HR: Come Hear Me Speak on August 29th

    Top 10 Trending Issues for California HR: Come Hear Me Speak on August 29th
    I am looking forward to the California HR Conference sponsored by PIHRA (Southern California’s SHRM) coming up on August 29-31st in Long Beach.  If you haven’t registered, take a look at the three day list of speakers…
  • Aug 10

    Mississippi Says Employers Can’t Prohibit Employees from Having Guns in Their Car

    Mississippi Says Employers Can’t Prohibit Employees from Having Guns in Their Car
    Many people are saying that this California Employment Law Blog doesn’t spend enough time discussing Mississippi law. Well today that’s going to change. On August 8, 2016, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a…
Rank this Week: 844

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: 2064

Mediation Matters

Mediation Matters

Covers mediation and negotiations. By Steve Mehta.

http://stevemehta.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    Meditation May Make You Better at Negotiation

    Meditation May Make You Better at Negotiation
    Meditation is seen as a way to relax, focus on yourself and clear your cluttered brain of extraneous and harmful thoughts. Dina Kaplan, in an article in Forbes magazine, wrote about how meditation may make you better at negotiation She…
  • Aug 8

    Former FBI Hostage Negotiator Has Suggestions on How You Can be a Better Negotiator

    Former FBI Hostage Negotiator Has Suggestions on How You Can be a Better Negotiator
    You may negotiate the resolution of lawsuits or other conflicts between people or businesses and there may be family issues or money at stake. There are some of us who negotiate when lives are on the line, such as negotiators talking to…
  • Jul 31

    Creating Value in a Zero Sum Game

    Creating Value in a Zero Sum Game
    Negotiating or mediating a settlement of a legal matter could be seen as a zero sum game. The more one side gets the more the other side loses. There are ways to create value when it comes to negotiations so it’s not such a cut throat…
Rank this Week: 4368

(619) Divorce Blog

(619) Divorce Blog

Divorce and Family Law topics related to San Diego, CA.

http://619divorce.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    Do Self-Care As You Divorce

    Do Self-Care As You Divorce
    Divorce is not only a difficult time in a person’s life, but it can also be emotionally traumatic. The relationship with your spouse and the structure of your lives that you helped establish in what you thought would be a…
  • Aug 16

    Legal Grounds for Annulment, Separation, and Divorce

    Legal Grounds for Annulment, Separation, and Divorce
    Just like marriage, divorce has a long history. While divorce was not at all common around the time people began to get married, that doesn’t mean thise weren’t people wishing for the end of their marriages. Hise we walk through…
  • Aug 11

    Mastering the “Breakover”

    Mastering the “Breakover”
    As Hollywood “breakovers” prove time and time again, you can move on from a divorce and re-discover a stronger and healthier you. “Breakover” Khloe Kardashian, Miranda Lambert, and Reese Witherspoon have all gone…
Rank this Week: 1364

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

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

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
  • Aug 22

    Watch Out for Plain-Clothed Police Officers on the Road

    Watch Out for Plain-Clothed Police Officers on the Road
    In late 2015, the San Bernardino police force used a different sort of tactic to catch distracted drivers on the roadways. Officers stood on the side of the road with cardboard signs and radioed patrol cars when they spotted…
  • Aug 15

    What You Should Know About Police Officers and Domestic Abuse

    What You Should Know About Police Officers and Domestic Abuse
    With the recent press surrounding instances of law enforcement abuse of power, one distinct problem in the policing community remains—and many are reluctant to discuss it. Police officers are supposed to protect and serve, but…
  • Jul 25

    When and How Do You Get in Trouble for Online Scams?

    When and How Do You Get in Trouble for Online Scams?
    Online buy and sell sites such as Craigslist are no strangers to scams and pranks. The internet is full of different forms of fraud designed to steal financial information or sensitive personal details. Around the globe, people…
Rank this Week: 1649

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

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

http://www.hoalawblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Your California Condo or Coop Community Association Could Likely Benefit From An Umbrella Policy

    Your California Condo or Coop Community Association Could Likely Benefit From An Umbrella Policy
    By David Swedelson, Senior Partner at Swedelson & Gottlieb, California Community Association Attorneys We are often asked how much insurance a condo or coop association should carry. I often respond by saying as much as the association…
  • Aug 17

    Has The Pokemon GO Craze Impacted Your California HOA?

    Has The Pokemon GO Craze Impacted Your California HOA?
    By David Swedelson, Partner at SwedelsonGottlieb, Community Association Attorneys Have you noticed some unusual behavior from some association residents lately? You may have seen them walking outside swiping their smartphones. They may have…
  • Aug 15

    Zika Virus and Your Community Association

    Zika Virus and Your Community Association
    By David Swedelson, Partner at SwedelsonGottlieb, Community Association Attorneys Although the Zika Virus has not yet been found in California, that does not mean that it will not find it’s way here. Florida community association…
Rank this Week: 784

Los Angeles Insurance Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance law. By Haffner Law PC.

http://www.losangelesinsurancelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1581

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

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

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawmonitor.com
  • Aug 21

    Getting From Point A to Point B With Money

    Getting From Point A to Point B With Money
    Taking a trip is exciting. You have a staring place [“Point A”] and a destination [“Point B”]. Along the way, is the “journey.” Getting from Point A to Point B is simple when it’s a road trip because…
  • Jul 10

    Debt Jubilee Brings End To Debt Threat

    Debt Jubilee Brings End To Debt Threat
    In today’s Los Angeles Times, Tom Petruno’s (@tpetruno) article entitled, Debt Threat Looms, again, he warns us of inevitable business cycles and where the economy is headed.  You see, in order for the economy to move full…
  • Jun 16

    Private Loans For Unaccredited School Not Student Debt in Bankruptcy

    Private Loans For Unaccredited School Not Student Debt in Bankruptcy
    I was just talking with a friend of mine the other day, Damon Day; and he was mentioning that he is seeing more and more folks all across the country, who have attended these unaccredited schools and carrying an enormous amount of student…
Rank this Week: 3565

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Aug 21

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

    Flores v. Lynch, an example of the risks in winning your case.
    On July 6, 2016, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals released its decision in Flores v. Lynch, a lawsuit brought by the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law to decide about a difference in interpretation of a Settlement agreement the…
  • Jun 26

    When is an admission not an admission and when is a parole not a parole? When ICE makes up the law.

    When is an admission not an admission and when is a parole not a parole? When ICE makes up the law.
    When you encounter a non-citizen of the United States on an American street, the usual understanding is that he could be one of six things: 1. A person who was admitted to the United States after inspection at a port of entry (border or air…
  • Jun 5

    San Diego ICE – The troops are ignoring their bosse

    San Diego ICE – The troops are ignoring their bosse
    In Band of Brothers, there is a story line where Captain Winters is ordered to send some of his troops across enemy lines to capture a German soldier to gather intel. Winters begrudgingly comes up with a plan and sends some soldiers and they…
Rank this Week: 4865

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    112 Fugitives Across Southern California Arrested in ICE Operation

    112 Fugitives Across Southern California Arrested in ICE Operation
    Earlier this week, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested 112 fugitives on the run from the law across the San Bernardino, Riverside, Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, and Santa Barbara counties during a special operation that aimed…
  • Aug 17

    It is Now Perfectly Legal to Take Upskirt Photos in Georgia

    It is Now Perfectly Legal to Take Upskirt Photos in Georgia
    In another bizarre legal ruling from a right-leaning state, a Georgia Court of Appeals ruled the state’s invasion of privacy laws does not prohibit taking a photo up a woman’s skirt (an “upskirt photo”) unless she is…
  • Aug 12

    Federal Judges Say California Supreme Court is Jeopardizing Constitutional Right

    Federal Judges Say California Supreme Court is Jeopardizing Constitutional Right
    U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Judges Jay S. Bybee, a George W. Bush appointee, and Stephen Reinhardt, appointed by President Carter, are expressing their frustrations in a California Supreme Court ruling that would allow a state prisoner…
Rank this Week: 1370

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

San Mateo Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law and workers' compensation. By Law Offices of Galine, Frye & Fitting.

http://www.sanmateoinjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 1486

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Could Ryan Lochte Face Criminal Charges for Lying to the Police? (PC 148.5)

    Could Ryan Lochte Face Criminal Charges for Lying to the Police? (PC 148.5)
    You get into an argument with your roommate, and he decides to move out. After he leaves, you are still angry, so you call the police and make up a story about your roommate stealing your furniture. Can you go to jail for lying to the police?…
  • Aug 17

    What Conditions Can a Judge Place Upon You if You are Convicted of a Crime?

    What Conditions Can a Judge Place Upon You if You are Convicted of a Crime?
    Persons convicted of sex crimes against children are often required to stay away from parks and playgrounds as part of their sentence. Someone in California who is convicted of drunk driving could be ordered to stay away from liquor stores.…
  • Aug 12

    Orange County Cracking Down on Video Game Gambling

    Orange County Cracking Down on Video Game Gambling
    Video games, increasingly looked at as a way to have fun by people of all ages, is quickly becoming a cause of concern in Orange County. Some residents of Orange County are using video games to transform their private homes into illegal…
Rank this Week: 1018

MW Attorneys Blog

MW Attorneys Blog

Covers tax news and tips. By Montgomery & Wetenkamp.

http://www.mwattorneys.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    Back-to-School Tax Scam

    Back-to-School Tax Scam
    Its back to school this week for many kids across the country. As great as summer vacation can be, many parents look ...
  • Jul 13

    IRS Tech Issue

    IRS Tech Issue
    I have a memory from my first job as a lawyer that reminds me how slow the legal profession can be ...
  • Apr 5

    IRS Could Help Identify Uninsured

    IRS Could Help Identify Uninsured
    The Affordable Care Act is intended to make affordable health insurance available to all. But we have seen that simply making it available does not result in 100% enrollment…not even close. It seems odd that you would have to push…
Rank this Week: 2705

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

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

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Aug 19

    Why You Look Racist

    Why You Look Racist
    This blog post started as a “simple” response to someone on Facebook who appears to have racist motivations for her posts, but I decided to imagine for a moment that she isn’t really an intentional racist. Partly, I did this…
  • Aug 15

    Why We Cannot Afford Not To Have Trial

    Why We Cannot Afford Not To Have Trial
    Scott writes, in “The Stop That Got Away,” about a story that had caught my attention on Facebook the other day. It almost stirred me to write. Had I done so then, it would have looked different from this post. It would have been…
  • Jul 17

    Internet Answers, Unsocial Media, and Blood Shed

    Internet Answers, Unsocial Media, and Blood Shed
    I don’t write as much as some other bloggers. Sometimes, I think it’s because I’m not as smart; I don’t see things as clearly. Other times, I think it’s just because having been a lawyer for only about 10 years,…
Rank this Week: 1126

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    Are Presidential Candidates Legally Required To Release Their Tax Returns?

    Are Presidential Candidates Legally Required To Release Their Tax Returns?
    Candidates Are Not Legally Required to Release Tax Returns No. There is no legal requirement of any kind that presidential candidates release tax returns from any year. Indeed, there is a strict, strong constitutional right to privacy for all…
  • Aug 12

    How to Spot A Fake Lawyer

    How to Spot A Fake Lawyer
    You think it could never happen to you. You’d never hand over your hard-earned money to someone who doesn’t even have a law degree, would you?? Wrong! In Pennsylvania, fake lawyer Kimberly Kitchen was convicted of using…
  • Aug 5

    Does Trump Have Case Against Ghostwriter Who Called Him “Sociopath?”

    Does Trump Have Case Against Ghostwriter Who Called Him “Sociopath?”
    Tony Schwartz was the ghostwriter for Donald Trump’s 1987 memoir, “The Art of the Deal.” The best-selling memoir sold around a million copies, earning Trump and Schwartz handsome royalties. To write the book, Schwartz spent…
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California Real Estate Lawyers…

California Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Published by Law Office of James J. Falcone

http://www.calrealestatelawyersblog.com/
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Infra Insight Blog

Infra Insight Blog

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

http://www.infrainsightblog.com
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Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Pornography ruled as Aggravated Felony

    Pornography ruled as Aggravated Felony
    The Second Circuit denied the petition for review, holding that even though the New York law under which the petitioner was convicted for possession of child pornography lacks an interstate commerce element that is present in the analogous…
  • Aug 18

    File on time and you get another 240 day Extension

    File on time and you get another 240 day Extension
    USCIS recently published a final rule amending 8 CFR §274a.12(b)(20) to authorize continued employment for up to 240 days for H-1B1 (Chile, Singapore), E-3 (Australia) and CW-1 (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands) nonimmigrants…
  • Aug 18

    Family Detention Case

    Family Detention Case
    The Ninth Circuit held that the Flores settlement agreement applies to both minors who are accompanied and unaccompanied by their parents, and that the lower court correctly refused to amend the agreement to accommodate family detention. The…
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The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

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

http://www.hydraulicfrackingblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    EPA Fracking Study Attacked

    EPA Fracking Study Attacked
    On August 11, 2016, EPA’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) challenged EPA’s recent determination that hydraulic fracking mechanisms did not lead to “widespread, systemic impacts on drinking water resources in the United…
  • Aug 16

    UK Shale Wealth Fund- payments direct to affected household

    UK Shale Wealth Fund- payments direct to affected household
    Plans for a Shale Wealth Fund were announced in last year’s autumn statement with proceeds expected to be shared between community trusts and local authorities. However, the Shale Wealth Fund Consultation launched on 8 August 2016…
  • Aug 1

    Quarterly Legislative Action Update: Marcellus and Utica Shale Region

    Quarterly Legislative Action Update: Marcellus and Utica Shale Region
    Our Norton Rose Fulbright Pittsburgh-Southpointe practice tracks legislative activity that we believe may impact oil and gas development within the Marcellus and Utica shale regions (Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio). This Quarterly…
Rank this Week: 1089

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Our blog touches on all types of criminal law topics.

http://www.sevenslegal.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    Conviction Overturned for Dassey of “Making a Murderer”

    Conviction Overturned for Dassey of “Making a Murderer”
    Brendan Dassey, one of the main subjects in Netflix’s hit documentary series “Making a Murderer,” conviction has been overturned by a federal judge. The 27-year-old was implicated in connection to a crime that was ruled to…
  • Aug 11

    California Marijuana Laws and Possession of Drug

    California Marijuana Laws and Possession of Drug
    California’s laws pertaining to marijuana are complex and vast from legal possession for medical justifications to criminalized sales, including the cultivation as well as the importing of the plant.   The War for Marijuana Over…
  • Aug 4

    Conspiracy to Distribute and Other Drug Charge

    Conspiracy to Distribute and Other Drug Charge
    This past April, gang member Randy Alton Graves was convicted of conspiracy to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine, conspiracy to distribute more than 1,000 kilograms of marijuana and possession with intent to distribute meth. He…
Rank this Week: 1355

Palo Alto Estate Planning Blog

Palo Alto Estate Planning Blog

Covers tax planning, estate planning, trusts, wills and charitable giving. By Finch Montgomery Wright LLP.

http://www.paloaltoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    Protect Yourself From Scam Artist

    Protect Yourself From Scam Artist
    Scam artists have been preying on our clients and have been trying their fraud schemes on us.  Scammers use phone calls, emails and letters trying to get your money and personal information.  Some scammers pretend to be a relative…
  • Aug 7

    Buy Low: Sell High. Pay Capital Gains Taxes.

    Buy Low: Sell High. Pay Capital Gains Taxes.
    Many of my clients come to me with a very Californian problem: they bought their home many years ago for a fraction of what that home is worth today. For example, their mid-century house near downtown cost them $125,000 in 1973 and could be…
  • Jul 29

    What to Do if Your Child’s Custodial Account is Too Big?

    What to Do if Your Child’s Custodial Account is Too Big?
    Custodial accounts are an easy way to hold money for a minor child’s benefit. They have many advantages.  They’re free-it’s easy to open up a custodial account at any bank or financial services company.…
Rank this Week: 3498

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

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

http://hoalaw.tinnellylaw.com/
  • Aug 17

    Business Judgment Rule Does Not Protect the Willfully Ignorant

    Business Judgment Rule Does Not Protect the Willfully Ignorant
    *New Case Law Volunteer homeowners association (“HOA”) directors are fiduciaries who are held to high standards of conduct when making decisions or taking actions on behalf of the communities they represent. Sometimes those…
  • Jul 14

    New Client: Villa Portofino Homeowners Association

    New Client: Villa Portofino Homeowners Association
    We are proud to announce that Villa Portofino Homeowners Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their association’s legal counsel. Villa Portofino is a planned development located at the southern gateway to the…
  • Jul 14

    New Client: Villa Portofino Homeowners Association

    New Client: Villa Portofino Homeowners Association
    We are proud to announce that Villa Portofino Homeowners Association has selected Tinnelly Law Group as their association’s legal counsel. Villa Portofino is a planned development located at the southern gateway to the…
Rank this Week: 2982

Law Office of David P. Shapiro…

Law Office of David P. Shapiro Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneyatlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    How Can I Beat a San Diego DUI Charge?

    How Can I Beat a San Diego DUI Charge?
    Many people assume that just because they’ve been charged with driving under the influence, it means they’ll be found guilty. ... The post How Can I Beat a San Diego DUI Charge? appeared first on Law Office of David P. Shapiro.
  • Aug 4

    What is “Internet Extortion”?

    What is “Internet Extortion”?
    The internet has opened up new worlds in many areas, and crime is no exception. We hear all the time about child pornography, identity theft, and other activities involving the internet. While these types of crimes existed long before the…
  • Jul 18

    Is It Illegal to Share Your Netflix Password?

    Is It Illegal to Share Your Netflix Password?
    Earlier this month, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in U.S. v. Nosal. The decision included an ... The post Is It Illegal to Share Your Netflix Password? appeared first on Law Office of David P. Shapiro.
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Hotel Law Blog

Hotel Law Blog

Covers condo hotels, finance, land use, management agreements, and outlooks and trends. By Jim Butler of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://hotellaw.jmbm.com/
  • Aug 16

    Hotel Lawyer: Why NOW may be the best time for developers to start EB-5 financing

    Hotel Lawyer: Why NOW may be the best time for developers to start EB-5 financing
    16 August 2016 Is there a serious risk that EB-5 will expire September 30, 2016? Anything is possible when Congress is in session, but none of the experts we talk to believe that the EB-5 program will be allowed to lapse. As discussed below,…
  • Aug 5

    Video: Tye Turman discusses new hotel builds, adaptive reuse, and brand

    Video: Tye Turman discusses new hotel builds, adaptive reuse, and brand
      Tye Turman, Senior VP of Lodging Development at Marriott, speaks with David Sudeck, senior member of JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® at JMBM’s 2016 Meet the Money® – the national hotel finance and investment…
  • Aug 3

    Video: Alice Gao discusses interest rates and Chinese investment in gateway citie

    Video: Alice Gao discusses interest rates and Chinese investment in gateway citie
      Alice Gao, Senior VP of ICBC USA, speaks with Bob Braun, senior member of JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® at JMBM’s 2016 Meet the Money® – the national hotel finance and investment conference. Alice explains…
Rank this Week: 2553

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Oakland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers California employment and injury law. By Liberty Law.

http://www.oaklandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 16

    Federal Judge Rules that Employees who use Medical Marijuana can be Fired

    Federal Judge Rules that Employees who use Medical Marijuana can be Fired
    A federal judge in Fresno recently ruled that although medical marijuana has been legal in California since 1996, employees who use the drug can be fired. The judge ruled that employers do not violate California’s laws against workplace…
  • Aug 11

    Increasing Numbers of Women Suing Law Firms for Gender Bia

    Increasing Numbers of Women Suing Law Firms for Gender Bia
    A number of cases have been filed in recent years against major law firms by female employees who allege gender discrimination. Their lawsuits claim that the cultures of many major law firms favor men when it comes to pay and promotion.…
  • Aug 9

    STOCKTON MAYOR ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED INAPPROPRIATE CONDUCT WITH CHILDREN

    STOCKTON MAYOR ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED INAPPROPRIATE CONDUCT WITH CHILDREN
    While Stockton’s Silver Lake Family Camp is the home for underprivileged youths in the summer, on August 4 it also served as the location of Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva’s arrest.  Silva was arrested by the Federal Bureau of…
Rank this Week: 2024

California Trust, Estate & Probate…

California Trust, Estate & Probate Litigation

Covers estate planning, probate, trusts and wills. By Albertson & Davidson LLP.

http://www.californiatrustestateandprobatelitigation.com
  • Aug 16

    Great California Trust and Will lawyers need great judgment

    Great California Trust and Will lawyers need great judgment
      Law is a subjective pursuit. Only after everything is said and done can you look back and diagnose the good and the bad. But when you are in the heat of battle on a lawsuit, there rarely are any clearly right answers…or clearly…
  • Aug 2

    Legal Loopholes: How California Trustees escape liability

    Legal Loopholes: How California Trustees escape liability
    You may be surprised to learn that there are a number of ways that a bad Trustee can escape liability in Court. For starters, if the Trustee disclosed a questionable transaction in writing to you, you only have three years in which to file a…
  • Jul 19

    It You Got ‘Em…Flaunt ‘Em: A California Trustee’s Duty to Use Special Skill

    It You Got ‘Em…Flaunt ‘Em: A California Trustee’s Duty to Use Special Skill
    “If you got it, flaunt it baby!” That’s one of my favorite lines from the movie The Producers by Mel Brooks. The same can be said of California Trustees (although not referring to their looks of course). For Trustees, if you…
Rank this Week: 3570

Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLP…

Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLP News & Commentary

Covers estate planning, tax law, and real estate law.

http://rogerssheffield.com/news-and-commentary
  • Aug 16

    Six Estate Planning Mistakes Most Commonly Made

    Six Estate Planning Mistakes Most Commonly Made
    If you’re like most people, you have the best of intentions to execute plans for how you want your estate distributed when you die or your affairs handled should you become incapacitated. Unfortunately, unless you take action, those…
  • Aug 2

    Pet Trusts: Protection For Our Furry Friend

    Pet Trusts: Protection For Our Furry Friend
    The primary goal of estate planning is to have our wishes carried out, especially when we are not here. Those wishes include care for ourselves if we become disabled, and care for those that matter the most to us, for example, the pet…
  • Jul 19

    Considering an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust?

    Considering an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust?
    People often think of life insurance as “tax-free,” but that’s not entirely true.  Life insurance proceeds generally are income-tax-free to your beneficiaries, but if you own the policy at your death, the proceeds may…
Rank this Week: 1289

California Litigation Attorney…

California Litigation Attorney Blog

Covers legal news. By Reid & Hellyer.

http://www.rhlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 15

    Being “Offended” as an Impediment to Settlement

    Being “Offended” as an Impediment to Settlement
    A Mediation Scuttled by Emotions             Recently, I participated in a mediation with a highly-regarded and experienced mediator who was frustrated that the…
  • Aug 10

    UPDATE WRITTEN POLICIES TO COMPLY WITH NEW FEHA REGULATIONS REGARDING HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION

    UPDATE WRITTEN POLICIES TO COMPLY WITH NEW FEHA REGULATIONS REGARDING HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION
    The California State Legislature and various State agencies continue to expand employer responsibilities and duties.  In case you missed it, effective April 1, 2016, (and pursuant to new regulations promulgated by the Fair Employment and…
  • Aug 8

    Employment-Based Immigration.

    Employment-Based Immigration.
    My company is growing but I am unable to find qualified workers to keep up with business demands. Are foreign workers an option? Yes, albeit a qualified yes, given the strict requirements imposed by Congress. Immigration law allows employers…
Rank this Week: 3014

Los Angeles Injury Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Vann H. Slatter, Esq., APLC.

http://www.losangelesinjurylawyer.net/
  • Aug 15

    What Do I Need To Know If My Child Is Injured On Someone Else’s Property?

    What Do I Need To Know If My Child Is Injured On Someone Else’s Property?
    In this article, we explain the current law in California, including Los Angeles, regarding injury to a child and premises liability, and discuss what you need to know if your child is injured on someone else’s property. For many years,…
  • Aug 9

    What Do I Need To Know If I Am Injured On Someone Else’s Property?

    What Do I Need To Know If I Am Injured On Someone Else’s Property?
    Every day, innocent and otherwise careful people are injured, sometimes even killed, by dangerous conditions on another’s property. These properties can be owned by businesses, such as grocery or home supply stores, or private…
  • Aug 8

    What Should I Know If I Am Injured On The Property Of Another?

    What Should I Know If I Am Injured On The Property Of Another?
    Every day, innocent and otherwise careful people are injured, sometimes even killed, by dangerous conditions on another’s property. These properties can be owned by businesses, such as grocery or home supply stores, or private…
Rank this Week: 1296

My Distribution Law

My Distribution Law

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

http://www.mydistributionlaw.com/
  • Aug 15

    You Can’t Use the Sherman Act to Wrangle an Invitation to a Political Debate

    You Can’t Use the Sherman Act to Wrangle an Invitation to a Political Debate
    So held the District Court for the District of Columbia in Johnson v. Commission on Presidential Debates, No. 15-1580 (RMC) (D.D.C. August 5, 2016).  There, the Libertarian and Green Parties challenged decisions of the Commission on…
  • Jul 14

    If You Discount It, And They Don’t Come . . . .

    If You Discount It, And They Don’t Come . . . .
    Researchers at my alma mater (including Steven Levitt of Freakonomics fame) recently reported the results of an interesting study: discounts offered on virtual goods (i.e., in-app purchases in connection with online video games) did not…
  • Jun 20

    Supreme Court lets Fourth Circuit’s Articulation of Standard for Pleading a Sherman Act Conspiracy Stand – for Now

    Supreme Court lets Fourth Circuit’s Articulation of Standard for Pleading a Sherman Act Conspiracy Stand – for Now
    On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review the Fourth Circuit’s decision in SD3, LLC v. Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc., et al., 801 F.3d 412 (4th Cir. 2015), allowing the decision – and, arguably, a circuit split on the…
Rank this Week: 2760