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Fashion Law 101

Fashion Law 101

Covers fashion intellectual property, licensing, and the Design Piracy Prohibition Act (DPPA). By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://fashionlaw.foxrothschild.com
  • Jul 11

    Fashionable Thought of The Day

    Fashionable Thought of The Day
    With the instant gratification available in today’s digital world, I see many who balk over the notion of hard work towards a long-term goal. For those of you who know me, you know that patience is something I have to work hard at, so…
  • Jul 4

    Happy Birthday America!

    Happy Birthday America!
    I hope you all enjoy a fashionable, fun and family-filed Fourth of July! xoxo Staci
  • Jun 26

    Fashionable Friday

    Fashionable Friday
    This quote was in the signature block of a client email I received yesterday and it resonated with me.  So, of course, I need to share it with you: The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do. ~Walter Bagehot To…
Rank this Week: 2949

Oakland Employment Attorneys Blog

Oakland Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers class action and employment law. By Sundeen Salinas & Pyle.

http://www.oaklandemploymentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1765

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal defense and DUI law. By Hoffman & Associates.

http://www.losangelesduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 10

    Is Alcohol Monitoring an Option for me During my Los Angeles DUI?

    Is Alcohol Monitoring an Option for me During my Los Angeles DUI?
    What is alcohol monitoring? Alcohol monitoring looks like a small bracelet that you wear on your ankle. It monitors your alcohol use and transmits reports to either the court, or to you directly. It is referred to as transdermal monitoring…
  • Jul 1

    Injury or Death to Person in a Los Angeles Hit and Run

    Injury or Death to Person in a Los Angeles Hit and Run
    California Vehicle Code §20003 and 20004 dictate a driver’s duty upon injury or death to another driver or pedestrian. California Vehicle Code §20003 states in pertinent part: “The driver of any vehicle involved in an…
  • Jun 26

    Consequences of a Los Angeles Hit and Run

    Consequences of a Los Angeles Hit and Run
    There are two statute that govern sentencing deadlines for a Los Angeles Hit and Run. They are divided up by damage to property and injury to person. California Vehicle Code §20002 addresses damage to property. The relevant portion…
Rank this Week: 2394

HOA Law Blog

HOA Law Blog

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

http://www.hoalawblog.com/
  • Jul 10

    What's the Deal with Bedbugs? Is Your Condo Association Infested?

    What's the Deal with Bedbugs? Is Your Condo Association Infested?
    By W. Alexander Noland, Esq., Partner, SwedelsonGottlieb, Community Association Attorneys What exactly is a bedbug? Bedbugs are insects. They are reddish brown, oval and flat, about the size of an apple seed. Decades ago, bedbugs were…
  • Jun 25

    Be Careful When Your HOA Tows Vehicles; Towing Can Have Deadly Results!

    Be Careful When Your HOA Tows Vehicles; Towing Can Have Deadly Results!
    By David Swedelson, Partner, SwedelsonGottlieb, Community Association Attorneys In California, condo/HOA associations have the right to tow so long as they comply with the law. But sometimes, associations can be too zealous. I was just…
  • Jun 17

    Please Act Today to Support AB 1360 and Electronic Voting

    Please Act Today to Support AB 1360 and Electronic Voting
    Assembly Bill 1360, which provides optional (opt-in) electronic voting in HOAs, will be heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 24th. We are asking you to contact the California State Senators referenced below with a message urging…
Rank this Week: 4430

Legistative History and Intent

Legistative History and Intent

Covers important state and federal legislative history. From Legislative Intent Service, Inc.

http://www.legintent.com/news/
  • Jul 10

    Retroactive v. Prospective Application of New Law

    Retroactive v. Prospective Application of New Law
    Our California clients ask us about retroactive application of enactments or amendments in bills that affect their statutes of interest and which could adversely affect their claims or litigation strategy.  We understand their concerns…
  • Jul 10

    New California Laws Effective July 1, 2014

    New California Laws Effective July 1, 2014
    A number of new laws became effective on July 1st.  For the most part, when a bill is enacted into law in California, its effective date is governed by Government Code § 9600, which sets forth when an enactment takes effect. …
  • Jul 10

    States’ criminal justice systems embrace DNA testing

    States’ criminal justice systems embrace DNA testing
    Multi-State DNA Laws:  The use of DNA [“deoxyribonucleic acid”] as evidence in criminal trials was brought to the public’s intense and graphic attention 20 years ago during the O.J. Simpson trial.  Over the next…
Rank this Week: 3639

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy law, debt counseling, tax resolution, and IRS audit help. By John D. Faucher.

http://johndfaucher.com/blog/
  • Jul 10

    Investment Activity and Your Tax Return

    Investment Activity and Your Tax Return
    Have your Investment Expenses Been Disallowed on Your Tax Return? Most people know that they can’t claim losses incurred by a hobby – say, for instance, their side hobby of breeding and raising Great Pyrenees dogs.  No profit…
  • Jun 12

    If your Social Security Number is on it, it’s your money

    If your Social Security Number is on it, it’s your money
    A client recently had the FTB, Franchise Tax Board, garnish his son’s bank account.  His son didn’t owe the tax money; my adult client did.  But the FTB didn’t care; it took the kid’s money – $14,000…
  • Jun 6

    Why You Cannot Trust or Rely on What an IRS Agent Tells You

    Why You Cannot Trust or Rely on What an IRS Agent Tells You
    A client talked to the IRS about his back payroll tax issue.  The revenue officer said not to worry about it, that the account was not a high priority for the revenue officer and that they had time to work things out.  Two weeks…
Rank this Week: 2973

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 10

    Show me the money

    Show me the money
    In other news is a story about a woman who was hired as a live-in nanny who stopped working as a live-in nanny, claimed some cockamamie story about being disabled, got fired as a live-in nanny, won't leave the house, only comes out…
  • Jul 5

    Come again?

    Come again?
    It is becoming increasing regular that I read appellate decisions from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that make no sense.  In fact, it is becoming so regular that few things surprise me.  Take, for instance, the case that just…
  • Jul 1

    Word of the Month for July 2014

    Word of the Month for July 2014
    There are a whole lot of desperate people in the world today.  I mean, on any given day, you can read in the newspapers about people losing their houses, people losing their jobs, people losing their life savings, people losing their…
Rank this Week: 2155

Kalia Law P.C. Business Law Blog

Kalia Law P.C. Business Law Blog

Covers topics related to starting and running a business.

http://www.kalialawpc.com/from-the-blog/
  • Jul 10

    How to File a Patent

    How to File a Patent
    If you have invented something, chances are high that you want to implement protections to ensure that no one else misappropriates or wrongfully takes credit for your idea. The best way to protect your invention is to obtain a patent. A…
  • Jul 3

    Difference between Copyrights, Trademarks and Patent

    Difference between Copyrights, Trademarks and Patent
    Business owners create things. Whether you created a new invention to sell, an artistic work to publish, or a brand for your company, creations of the mind are highly important to business owners. Under the law, such creations of the mind are…
  • Jun 30

    Trademarking your Business Name

    Trademarking your Business Name
    A business’s identity is among its most important assets. Fortunately, legal mechanisms exist that allow a business to be able to protect its name and other identifying characteristics from being misappropriated or used by others. A…
Rank this Week: 3226

Plaintiffs-Advocate

Plaintiffs-Advocate

Covers personal injury. By Khorrami, LLP.

http://plaintiffsadvocate.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 10

    USC Students Racially Profiled by Los Angeles Police Department

    USC Students Racially Profiled by Los Angeles Police Department
    On May 4, 2014, approximately seventy-nine police officers, some dressed in riot gear, responded to a noise complaint at a house party mostly attended by African-American and Latino students of the University of Southern California (USC). As…
  • Jul 2

    Twitter Sued for Spamming Phones with Unsolicited Advertisement

    Twitter Sued for Spamming Phones with Unsolicited Advertisement
    Social media service Twitter continues to illegally spam its users and non-users with text message advertisements from third parties, despite many text recipient’s repeated pleas to stop. Last week, a class action lawsuit was filed in…
  • Jul 2

    Police Murder 95-Year-Old WWII Veteran

    Police Murder 95-Year-Old WWII Veteran
    On June 20, 2014, Sharon Mangerson filed suit against the Village of Park Forest, Chicago and six police officers for shooting her stepfather, John Wrana Jr., to death. On July 26, 2013, after Mr. Wrana refused to go to the hospital to treat…
Rank this Week: 1362

Bailey Class Action Daily

Bailey Class Action Daily

Covers class action issues, both in California and Nationwide. By Matt C. Bailey.

http://www.baileydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 1642

Record Clearing Blog

Record Clearing Blog

Covers criminal record removal. By Higbee & Associates.

http://www.recordclearing.org/blog/
  • Jul 10

    5 Year Disorderly Conduct Conviction

    5 Year Disorderly Conduct Conviction
    My name is Kimberly and I have three children. Recently I have been applying for clerical jobs, since this is the field I am experienced in. Once an employee seeing that I have a Disorderly Conduct Conviction from 2009 on […] The post…
  • Jun 25

    A “minor” mistake

    A “minor” mistake
    Hi my name is Shane, when I was a young nineteen year old minor I made the mistake of drinking and driving. I was given the maximum deferred sentence and community service hours. During my time doing community service with […] The post…
  • Jun 19

    Money unknown

    Money unknown
    Hello I am Art MBA retired disabled navy vet. on Oct 5th 2014 I was paying a fine for possession of marijuana, at the Polk county probation office, I was 2 months shy of completing my Masters degree, I smoked […] The post Money unknown…
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Chinese Hotel Law Blog

Chinese Hotel Law Blog

Covers consumer law. By Hotel Lawyer Jim Butler & the Hotel Law Attorneys of the Global Hospitality Group.

http://www.chinesehotellawblog.com/
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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/
  • Jul 9

    Chinese-language Hotel Law Blog launched by JMBM Global Hospitality Group® and HotelLawyer.com

    Chinese-language Hotel Law Blog launched by JMBM Global Hospitality Group® and HotelLawyer.com
    July 9, 2014 LOS ANGELES—The Global Hospitality Group® and the Chinese Investment Group™ at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP are pleased to announce the launch of a Chinese-language version of the Hotel Law Blog. It is…
  • Jun 23

    Executive Summary of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

    Executive Summary of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program
    Hotel Lawyer looking at the EB-5 program Over the past 5 years, JMBM’s team has helped clients with more than 40 EB-5 projects all over the U.S. The program is more popular than ever and the standards continue to rise for sponsors who…
  • Jun 15

    Hotel Lawyer: Growing Together — China and Los Angeles County

    Hotel Lawyer: Growing Together — China and Los Angeles County
    By Jim Butler and the Global Hospitality Group® Hotel Lawyers | Authors of www.HotelLawBlog.com 16 June 2014 The growth of outbound Chinese investment Earlier this month we posted an article about the surge in Chinese investment as…
Rank this Week: 2864

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: 3059

Trademark Blog of the Trademark…

Trademark Blog of the Trademark Lawyer's Mind

Discusses issues in intellectual property law and litigation. By Michael Cohen.

http://patentlawip.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 8

    LANHAM ACT: ISSUES AFTER LEXMARK AND POM WONDERFUL

    LANHAM ACT: ISSUES AFTER LEXMARK AND POM WONDERFUL
    For anyone in the food and beverage industry or involved in business marketing, Michael Cohen will be moderating a seminar on July 14, 2014 at 1PM entitled LANHAM ACT: ISSUES AFTER LEXMARK AND POM…
  • Jun 19

    Redskins' Cancellation of Disparaging Trademark Interview

    Redskins' Cancellation of Disparaging Trademark Interview
    As a follow up to yesterday’s blogpost regarding the landmark decision by the TTAB to cancel the Redskins’ trademarks, I did an interview on KFI 640 AM with Bryan Suits.…
  • Jun 18

    Redskins Trademark Cancelled by the Trademark Office

    Redskins Trademark Cancelled by the Trademark Office
    Today, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), cancelled six registered trademarks, that include the term “Redskins” for the Washington Redskins, owned by the NFL.  The plaintiffs in the matter were able to prove by a…
Rank this Week: 2324

San Diego Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

San Diego Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy relief. By the Law Office of Harold D. Thompson.

http://www.sandiegobankruptcylawyerblog.com
  • Jul 8

    Prepare for Bankruptcy Filing: Take These Step

    Prepare for Bankruptcy Filing: Take These Step
    San Diego Bankruptcy Attorneys – Filing for a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy is never an easy decision. It can be even more stressful if you are trying to figure out what your bankruptcy attorney needs and how take the steps that…
  • Jul 8

    How Will 2013 Affect Your Finances?

    How Will 2013 Affect Your Finances?
    San Diego Bankruptcy Attorney As a San Diego bankruptcy attorney, I’m afraid I may be seeing a lot more clients coming into our office, to find out what debt relief protection they can gain by filing for bankruptcy. That’s because…
  • Jul 8

    Mortgages and Foreclosures Still on Unstable Footing

    Mortgages and Foreclosures Still on Unstable Footing
    San Diego Foreclosure Attorney There has been a lot of buzz about the new California Homeowner Bill of Rights, which took effect on January 1, 2013. While this is an admirable bill, and addresses many abuses in the system, the bottom line is…
Rank this Week: 4272

California Divorce Blawg

California Divorce Blawg

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

http://www.hardinglaw.com/blog
  • Jul 8

    Shared Parenting

    Shared Parenting
    Separation always disrupts the familiar patterns of family life. Routines and responsibilities that had been established as the family grew and developed have to be renegotiated. How your family operated probably came about without a lot…
  • Jun 26

    Don’t Get Hung Up on Fairne

    Don’t Get Hung Up on Fairne
    People who spend a lot of time worrying about whether or not something is “fair” tend to have serious problems while getting divorced. Deciding what’s fair and what isn’t can be a tough call on the playground, in…
  • Jun 12

    The children’s best interest, counts most

    The children’s best interest, counts most
    The children’s best interest: get used to hearing this phrase and more importantly, get used to making it your number one priority because this is what it all boils down to. Your attorney will fight for you in the court room with…
Rank this Week: 372

Life, Health and Disability…

Life, Health and Disability Insurance Law Blog

Covers ERISA and non-ERISA issues on disability, life and health insurance law. By Barger & Wolen.

http://www.lifehealthdisabilityinsurancelaw.com/
  • Jul 7

    California Insurers Asked to Submit Diversity Information About Boards of Director

    California Insurers Asked to Submit Diversity Information About Boards of Director
    by Robert Hogeboom & Samuel Sorich The California Department of Insurance (“CDI”) has issued a notification to insurers with 2013 written premiums of $100 million or more in California to complete and submit the CDI’s…
  • Jun 11

    Ninth Circuit Takes Narrow View of ERISA Surcharge Remedy

    Ninth Circuit Takes Narrow View of ERISA Surcharge Remedy
    In Gabriel v. Alaska Electrical Pension Fund, the Ninth Circuit ruled that a pension plan participant could not be “made whole” by using the equitable remedy of surcharge to recover pension benefits he was erroneously told he…
  • May 29

    MICRA's Big Deception

    MICRA's Big Deception
    Michael Newman authored an op-ed for the May 29th edition of the Daily Journal to speak out against what he believes is an initiative that will deceive California voters this coming November.   Newman writes that…
Rank this Week: 3784

California Criminal Lawyer Blog

California Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as DUI Defense, Judicial Misconduct, Police Misconduct, Search & Seizure, and Probation cases. By Mary Frances Prevost.

http://www.californiacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 352

IRS Report Card

IRS Report Card

Comments of a 30-Year Former IRS Insider. By Mopsick Tax Law, LLP.

http://mopsicktaxlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2688

The Mau Law Firm Law Blog

The Mau Law Firm Law Blog

Covers construction, real estate, business and insurance law.

http://maulaw.wordpress.com
  • Jul 7

    Architects owe a Duty of Care to Future Homeowner

    Architects owe a Duty of Care to Future Homeowner
    In Beacon Residential Community Assoc. v. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (No. S208173), the California Supreme Court expanded the potential liability of architects who are the primary designers of a residential building, typically a…
  • Mar 7

    9th Circuit Confirms that False Advertising is Distinct from Trademark Infringement

    9th Circuit Confirms that False Advertising is Distinct from Trademark Infringement
    In Wells Fargo Company USA v. v. ABD Insurance & Financial Services, Inc. (No. 13–15625) the 9th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals found an abuse of discretion when a U.S. District Court denied a request for a preliminary injunction.…
  • Jan 30

    Smoke Detector Compliance Law Change

    Smoke Detector Compliance Law Change
    Commencing July 1, 2014 under SB-745, all smoke alarms including combination smoke alarms, that are solely battery powered shall contain a nonreplaceable, nonremovable battery that is capable of powering the smoke alarm for at least 10…
Rank this Week: 2347

California Immigration Lawyer Blog

California Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law, asylum, and public benefits. By The Law Office of Geri Kahn.

http://www.californiaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 6

    Political asylum based on fear of serving in military

    Political asylum based on fear of serving in military
    Due to the numerous conflicts around the world, a fear of being conscripted into the military is often a claim that arises in political asylum cases.  Recently, the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees (UNHCR) issued some…
  • Jun 15

    Can’t USCIS just look at my Facebook page to see that I have a real marriage?

    Can’t USCIS just look at my Facebook page to see that I have a real marriage?
    When preparing my clients for their green card interviews based on marriage, they often ask me whether they can just show the USCIS officer their Facebook page to prove that they have a real marriage. The answer is “no,” at least…
  • Jun 6

    Update on Immigration Law – talk on Second Life

    Update on Immigration Law – talk on Second Life
    On Saturday, June 7, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., I will be giving a talk on Immigration Law.  The talk will be given in the virtual world of Second Life©.  My talk is sponsored by the Second Life Bar Association…
Rank this Week: 1208

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense and DUI defense law. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey Vallens APC.

http://www.4criminaldefense.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jul 6

    CHP seizes 2000 Pounds of Pot in Van Headed to Las Vega

    CHP seizes 2000 Pounds of Pot in Van Headed to Las Vega
    I missed this article last week, so I will talk about it today because this is a lot of pot. California Highway Patrol officers in the Imperial Valley pulled over a Chevy Van that they said was weaving as it drove north on Highway 86. After…
  • Jun 28

    What I Like About Being a Criminal and DUI Defense Lawyer in Ventura

    What I Like About Being a Criminal and DUI Defense Lawyer in Ventura
    What I Like About Being a Criminal Defense and DUI Defense Lawyer in Ventura I was licensed to practice law in May of 1996. The day after I got licensed I made my first appearance in criminal court as a lawyer. It's been 18 years and I am…
  • Jun 28

    Why I like Being A Criminal and DUI Defense Attorney in Los Angele

    Why I like Being A Criminal and DUI Defense Attorney in Los Angele
    Why I Like Being a Criminal Defense and DUI Attorney in Los Angeles After 18 years of running from court to court throughout Los Angeles and Southern California, one might think I would grow tired of dealing with people's problems all day…
Rank this Week: 4963

California Real Estate Lawyers…

California Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Published by Law Office of James J. Falcone

http://www.calrealestatelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1499

The California Blog of Appeal

The California Blog of Appeal

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

http://www.calblogofappeal.com
  • Jul 2

    Doesn’t anybody read the rules?

    Doesn’t anybody read the rules?
    When is a brief written by a lay person likely to be of comparable quality to a brief written by lawyer for the other side in the same case? When both briefs stink: Brooks’s opening brief on appeal includes a statement of facts without…
  • Jul 2

    When winning is risky

    When winning is risky
    Sometimes, an appeal doesn’t make sense to me. This can be true even if there are better-than-average odds of winning. When an appeal doesn’t make sense to me, I ask why the party wants to appeal. I’m sure that most of the…
  • Jun 11

    Sometimes the standard of review is better than you might first think

    Sometimes the standard of review is better than you might first think
    Clients (and their lawyers) can be disheartened when they conclude that the ruling they want to challenge on appeal is subject to review for abuse of discretion — a standard of review that is indeed daunting. But keep in mind that…
Rank this Week: 1051

Consumer Advocate Legal Update

Consumer Advocate Legal Update

Discusses consumer law, class action lawsuits, advertising law, business law, copyright, and other topics. By Khorrami, LLP.

http://www.consumeradvocatelegalupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 3339

Cutter Law Blog

Cutter Law Blog

Looks at personal injury, pharmaceutical, and medical news from around the Sacramento area.

http://www.cutterlaw.com/blog
  • Jul 2

    Supreme Court Denies Medtronic’s Petition in Product Liability Suit

    Supreme Court Denies Medtronic’s Petition in Product Liability Suit
    Last week the U.S. Supreme Court gave injured medical device patients a win, when they rejected efforts by Medtronic to dismiss their claims. In a number of courts nationwide, the Minneapolis-based company has been challenging claims that…
  • Jul 1

    Happy Birthday, America! Please Celebrate Wisely.

    Happy Birthday, America! Please Celebrate Wisely.
    by: Karlee Cemo While America’s birthday is full of summertime activities, BBQ’s, fireworks and more; it is also one of the deadliest holidays of the year due to drunk-driving accidents. According to data from the National Highway…
  • Jun 25

    Boating Safety Tips to Help You Safely Beat the Summer Heat

    Boating Safety Tips to Help You Safely Beat the Summer Heat
    by: Karlee Cemo Summer has officially arrived, and with Fourth of July weekend quickly approaching, we’ve put together some boating safety tips to help you safely enjoy the warm weather. Be weather-wise – Before heading out on the…
Rank this Week: 1763

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/
  • Jul 1

    Californians get a raise today, but we can do better!

    Californians get a raise today, but we can do better!
    By Kevin Schwin Today, California’s minimum wage increases to $9 per hour.  To many Californians, this comes as good news, but will still not be enough to lift them out of a life of poverty.  Other localities have taken more…
  • Jun 30

    Even when LGBT Pride Parade is over, corporations should keep marching against discrimination

    Even when LGBT Pride Parade is over, corporations should keep marching against discrimination
    By Elizabeth Kristen On Sunday, hundreds of thousands lined Market Street and watched the corporate contingents as they marched in San Francisco’s annual LGBT Pride Parade.  The corporate banners and legions of marching employees…
  • Jun 27

    With so many corporations coming out for LGBT rights, why are so many workers still in the closet?

    With so many corporations coming out for LGBT rights, why are so many workers still in the closet?
    It is hard to deny the remarkable ascendance of LGBT rights over the past decade. But the breathtaking gains in marriage equality in all corners of the country have obscured the focus on at least one important arena where we still lack…
Rank this Week: 3123

Immigration and Visa Lawyers Blog

Immigration and Visa Lawyers Blog

Covers green cards and visas. By Behar International Counsel, PLC.

http://www.immigration-visa-lawyers-blog.com/
  • Jul 1

    WHAT PRESIDENT OBAMA SAID YESTERDAY ABOUT COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM ("CIR")

    WHAT PRESIDENT OBAMA SAID YESTERDAY ABOUT COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM ("CIR")
    In the Rose Garden yesterday, President Obama reiterated his commitment to immigration reform and reproached House Republicans for their unwillingness to confront this important issue. Speaking a year ago to the month when the Senate passed…
  • May 29

    AILA SPEAKS OUT: HOUSE MUST NOT DELAY IMMIGRATION REFORM!

    AILA SPEAKS OUT: HOUSE MUST NOT DELAY IMMIGRATION REFORM!
    Douglas T. Stump, President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) responded to news reports that President Obama has delayed the completion of the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) review of deportation policy until…
  • May 23

    PRESIDENT OBAMA TO EXPAND "PAROLE IN PLACE"

    PRESIDENT OBAMA TO EXPAND "PAROLE IN PLACE"
    While Congress continues to stall the passage of comprehensive immigration reform, several immigration groups, including the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), strongly support Obama administration and its initiative that can bring…
Rank this Week: 3256

IN THE (RED) - The Business…

IN THE (RED) - The Business Bankruptcy Blog

Covers business bankruptcy issues and developments. From Cooley Godward Kronish LLP's Bob Eisenbach.

http://bankruptcy.cooley.com/
Rank this Week: 2919

Koehlerlegal

Koehlerlegal

Discusses current cases and issues in the law. By Kurt T. Koehler.

http://www.koehlerlegal.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    Catching Up

    Catching Up
    A few months ago I wrote about software patents before the Supreme Court.  Instead of issuing a broad ruling the Court merely decided that adding a computer to an abstract idea would not be enough to make it patentable.  Abstract…
  • Apr 5

    Lectures in History: Andrew Johnson & the 14th Amendment | C-SPAN

    Lectures in History: Andrew Johnson & the 14th Amendment | C-SPAN
    This is an excellent historical perspective on the 14th Amendment to the U.S .Constitution. Professor Ross describes it as Congress' peace treaty to the South. That is quite accurate. He also notes that it only came about because of a…
  • Mar 29

    Taxes on Settlements and Judgment

    Taxes on Settlements and Judgment
    The link below will take you to an informative article on the tax consequences of judgments and settlements. Taxation of judgments and settlments varies depending on the type of case and the chacter of the damages. For instance back pay in…
Rank this Week: 2666

San Diego Business Lawyer Blog

San Diego Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business formation and business litigation news and updates in California. Published By Donald Oder.

http://www.sandiegobusinesslawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Is Your Business Being Sued?

    Is Your Business Being Sued?
    Being served with a lawsuit can be one of the worst things that can happen to any business.  The specter of long drawn out litigation causes immediate anxiety and young and inexperienced owners worry that their business may…
  • Jun 9

    Negotiating Tenant Improvement Allowance

    Negotiating Tenant Improvement Allowance
    A Tenant Improvement Allowance (TIA) is a landlord incentive designed to assist new tenants with the build-out of their space. Build-outs are improvements to leased space to make the space usable for a particular tenant's needs. Whether or…
  • May 26

    The Pros and Cons of Guerrilla Discovery

    The Pros and Cons of Guerrilla Discovery
    Litigation can be divided into three relatively distinct phases: the pleading phase , the discovery phase and trial. While the distinction can sometimes be blurred, there is no doubt about these three significant areas of litigation. The…
Rank this Week: 3824

Pleasanton Business & Commercial…

Pleasanton Business & Commercial Law Blog

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

http://www.jgschwartzlawblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Liability for Cybersecurity Breaches Still Uncertain for Many Businesse

    Liability for Cybersecurity Breaches Still Uncertain for Many Businesse
    Many businesses routinely make use of customers' personally identifiable information (PII), such as names, dates of birth, addresses, and credit card numbers. Now that nearly all business financial activities are computerized and networked,…
  • Jun 16

    Shareholder in S Corporation Must Pay Tax Despite Exclusion from Management

    Shareholder in S Corporation Must Pay Tax Despite Exclusion from Management
    The minority shareholder in an S corporation argued that he was not liable for federal tax on the corporation's income because the majority shareholder had shut him out of management, and the corporation had not paid him any salary or…
  • May 30

    California-Based Space Transport Company Sues U.S. Government Over Anticompetitive Contract Bidding Proce

    California-Based Space Transport Company Sues U.S. Government Over Anticompetitive Contract Bidding Proce
    Space Exploration Technologies Corp., commonly known as SpaceX, filed a bid protest in the Court of Federal Claims accusing the U.S. government of anticompetitive practices in its procedures for awarding launch contracts. Space Exploration…
Rank this Week: 1832

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI defense, penalties and enforcement measures. By Susan L. Hartman.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Boating Under The Influence, Or BUI, In San Diego

    Boating Under The Influence, Or BUI, In San Diego
    The Law Offices of Susan L. Hartman recently wrote a blog article about biking or cycling under the influence, BUI and CUI respectively. Now that it's summer, not only is it good to brush up on the biking after drinking laws, it is good to…
  • Jun 25

    Arrested For DUI, Can The Cops Search Your Smart Phone?

    Arrested For DUI, Can The Cops Search Your Smart Phone?
    Today, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) announced its decision in both Riley v. California, a San Diego case, and United States v. Wurie, a Massachusetts case, that addressed the issue of whether law enforcement can search a…
  • Jun 19

    Biking: A Good Alternative To Driving My Car While Under The Influence?

    Biking: A Good Alternative To Driving My Car While Under The Influence?
    Summer 2014 is here! The summer brings BBQ's, parties, boating, beach time, Sunday Fundays, cold beers and margaritas, and lots of fun times. It is important, however, to plan ahead so your fun does not end with criminal charges. Often,…
Rank this Week: 4754

Central California Law Blog

Central California Law Blog

Discusses business, property and consumer debt issues. By Ken Jorgensen.

http://fresno-law.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    Riley v. California: Privacy in the contents of a Cell Phone?

    Riley v. California: Privacy in the contents of a Cell Phone?
    Last week, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled in a case regarding the privacy a person can expect from the contents within a cell phone.  As an attorney, I have slowly began text messaging clients and I and my can have come to expect…
  • Jun 27

    Wrongful Foreclosure: "MERS" Is Found Clear of Wrongdoing by 9th Circuit

    Wrongful Foreclosure: "MERS" Is Found Clear of Wrongdoing by 9th Circuit
    Foreclosed homeowners hate "MERS", or Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.  MERS has wrongfully foreclosed on thousands of homeowners through their shoddy record keeping practices.  Despite its horrible reputation, this…
  • Jun 3

    2 Ways to Stop Adverse Possession Easement

    2 Ways to Stop Adverse Possession Easement
    In California, an easement is typically the right to use another person's property for a particular purpose.  Common examples are people creating paths, or dirt roads to cross property to get to another property.  Sometimes, people…
Rank this Week: 1330

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

Covers California's Unfair Competition Law. By Kimberly A. Kralowec.

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
Rank this Week: 254

Reasonable Expectation

Reasonable Expectation

Focuses on privacy and data security. By M. Scott Koller.

http://www.reasonableexpectation.com
  • Jun 30

    Are Data Breach Investigations Privileged?

    Are Data Breach Investigations Privileged?
    #150654797 / gettyimages.com Are Data Breach Investigations Privileged? Originally Published on the InfoLaw Group Blog: Over the past year, the number of data breaches has skyrocketed and, as a result, companies are facing increased risk of…
  • Mar 20

    FTC Seeks Public Comment on iKeepSafe’s Proposed Safe Harbor Program Under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule

    FTC Seeks Public Comment on iKeepSafe’s Proposed Safe Harbor Program Under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule
    Internet Keep Safe Coalition (iKeep Safe) has submitted a proposed safe harbor program to the Federal Trade Commission under the the agency’s Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule. Under 16 C.F.R. 312.11, COPPA safe…
  • Feb 28

    Obama’s new cybersecurity plan a good start

    Obama’s new cybersecurity plan a good start
    I recently authored an article for the Daily Journal on the new cybersecurity framework.  You can read about it by visiting the Daily Journal.  
Rank this Week: 3786

Farzad Family Law Blawg

Farzad Family Law Blawg

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

http://www.farzadlaw.com/family-law-articles/
  • Jun 28

    What are Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer at the Consultation and Before Hiring One?

    What are Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer at the Consultation and Before Hiring One?
    Here are the top five questions to ask a divorce lawyer at a consultation and before you hire one, to determine if he or she is a good fit for you. We know this entire selection process can be stressful, which is why we wrote this…
  • May 20

    California Divorce Brown Formula. Understanding the “Time Rule”

    California Divorce Brown Formula. Understanding the “Time Rule”
    The California divorce Brown Formula, also known as the “time rule”, refers to the 1976 case of Marriage of Brown. The perception is that this case established a rule whereby community property such as retirement…
  • Apr 19

    Finding the Right Forensic Accountant in Orange County for Your Divorce Just Got Easier

    Finding the Right Forensic Accountant in Orange County for Your Divorce Just Got Easier
    Searching for an Orange County forensic accountant is similar to searching for a divorce lawyer. Many times, you are not sure where to start and what to look for, right? You ask around, perhaps of family, friends or colleagues. You go to your…
Rank this Week: 3327

Paralegal Blaw Blaw Blaw

Paralegal Blaw Blaw Blaw

Features information, tidbits, and stories of legal interest to California paralegals. By Lori Paul.

http://lorijpaul.com
  • Jun 27

    Former Law Student Sues Over a D Grade in Contract

    Former Law Student Sues Over a D Grade in Contract
    In an article in the ABA Journal, it is reported that a former law student at the Massachusetts School of Law claims in a lawsuit that he received an unfair D grade in contracts. The suit by Martin Odemena says the D grade resulted in a…
  • Jun 25

    Former San Francisco Paralegal Who Embezzled, Gets Over 2 Years In Federal Prison

    Former San Francisco Paralegal Who Embezzled, Gets Over 2 Years In Federal Prison
    A longtime secretary, paralegal and office manager for a since-disbarred California lawyer has been sentenced to two years and three months in federal prison for embezzling $327,000 from the firm and its clients. The attorney she worked for,…
  • Jun 4

    Judge and Attorney Fight in Court

    Judge and Attorney Fight in Court
    I am sure there are times that attorneys and judges want to go at each other physically, but I never thought we would see it on camera. Warning, there is profanity in the video. http://Judge, attorney fight after argument in court
Rank this Week: 2215

California Appellate Law Blog

California Appellate Law Blog

News and insight about appellate law. By Archer Norris, a professional law corporation.

http://www.caappellatelaw.com/
  • Jun 26

    Changing of the Guard at State’s High Court

    Changing of the Guard at State’s High Court
    The California Supreme Court is undergoing a few changes. Justice Joyce L. Kennard has retired and has not yet been replaced. And Justice Marvin R. Baxter is leaving at the end of the year. Much has already been written…
  • Apr 22

    Contractual Attorney Fees in California: Which Statute Applies?

    Contractual Attorney Fees in California: Which Statute Applies?
    A recurring theme in my recent Daily Journal publications has been the rough doctrinal fit between operation of Civil Code section 1717 and Code of Civil Procedure section 1021 and section 1032. Section 1717 has been…
  • Jan 8

    Contractual Attorney Fee Provisions: Words Matter

    Contractual Attorney Fee Provisions: Words Matter
    This blog entry provides an analytical metric for double-checking assumptions about application of Civil Code section 1717 and contractual attorney fee awards.  As the case law demonstrates, it is easy to…
Rank this Week: 1489

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Covers California criminal law.

http://www.lawbabcock.com/blog
  • Jun 26

    Release of Blind Mule Book

    Release of Blind Mule Book
        Well, it about time!  After three years Russell Babcock finally has published his novel, The Blind Mule.  The book is a legal thriller that calls upon his many years of defending blind mules, those who without their…
  • Jun 25

    Police Need Warrant to Search Cell Phone

    Police Need Warrant to Search Cell Phone
        Mr. Officer you need one of those warrants if you are going to look in there. Today the United States decided the cases of Riley v. California. Like many individuals stopped by the police, Mr. Riley had his cell phone searched…
  • May 4

    Más Indultos para los delincuentes Federales de Droga

    Más Indultos para los delincuentes Federales de Droga
    Esta semana, el fiscal general, Eric Holder, anunció que Estados Unidos estaría ofreciendo más indultos y clemencia para los delincuentes federales de drogas. El presidente Obama quiere asegurarse de que “todo el…
Rank this Week: 4801

California Condo & HOA Law…

California Condo & HOA Law Blog

Covers affordable housing, elections, collections, boards and committees. By Beth Grimm.

http://communityassociations.net/cacondoguru/
  • Jun 23

    ARE REALTORS HELD TO THE SAME DISCLOSURE STANDARD AS CID MANAGERS IN CALIFORNIA?

    ARE REALTORS HELD TO THE SAME DISCLOSURE STANDARD AS CID MANAGERS IN CALIFORNIA?
    Forgive me, I have been traveling, … a lot. National parks road tripping with my kids and grandkids. It’s the best! Anyway, in an effort to be of value – here is a blog on manager disclosures. Here is a question about…
  • May 28

    Secondhand Smoke and Pot Smoke in Your HOA – What Can You Do?

    Secondhand Smoke and Pot Smoke in Your HOA – What Can You Do?
    I just finished in an E- newsletter on this very topic and it will come out on June 3. If you’re not signed up, you might want to do so right away. Just go to www.Californiacondoguru.com and sign up on the main page. If you don’t…
  • May 3

    BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN YOUR HOA

    BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN YOUR HOA
    Here is an excerpt from an E-newsletter coming up soon! Be sure to sign up (it’s free) – at www.californiacondoguru.com today! Don’t miss is, the E-news will come out next week. The topic of the E-newsletter coming up is…
Rank this Week: 1719

the complex litigator

the complex litigator

Covers complex litigation and class actions. By H. Scott Leviant.

http://thecomplexlitigator.com/post-data/
Rank this Week: 450

California Partner Departure Law

California Partner Departure Law

Covers employment litigation and dispute resolution. By O'Rielly & Roche LLP.

http://www.partnerdeparturelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3092

California Social Security Lawyer…

California Social Security Lawyer Blog

Covers Social Security Disability Law. By Geri Kahn.

http://thecaliforniasocialsecuritylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4373