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Corporate Social Responsibility…

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law

Covers corporate governance, human rights, trade and transparency. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.csrandthelaw.com
Rank this Week: 328

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Aug 17

    Career Resources From the Library

    Career Resources From the Library
    Whether you are participating in OCI or not, the library has resources to help you with your job search. If you are interested in finding contact information for BU alumni, for example, you can use Leadership Library. Additionally, we have a…
  • Aug 12

    Welcome!

    Welcome!
    Please join us in welcoming our newest law librarians: Stefanie Maclin-Hurd, Kate Cochrane, and Shira Megerman! Kindle
  • Jun 24

    Brexit – What does this mean for the EU and the UK?

    Brexit – What does this mean for the EU and the UK?
    The dramatic win of the Brexit campaign is dominating the news.  Any member state may withdraw from the EU under Art. 50 which can be found on Eur-Lex, the EU’s legal portal.  That withdrawal will take effect 2 years…
Rank this Week: 423

Massachusetts Estate Planning,…

Massachusetts Estate Planning, Probate & Elder Law

Features a blend of common sense info for clients and family caregivers and in-depth probate, tax and Medicaid analysis for lawyers & CPAs. By Brian E. Barreira.

http://elderlaw.info/
Rank this Week: 333

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

Covers consumer bankruptcy laws in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. By Doug Beaton.

http://www.douglasbeaton.com
  • Mar 30

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase

    Chapter 13 debt limits increase
    The upper debt limits for going in to Chapter 13 bankruptcy increased as of April 1, 2016. Chapter 13 debtors must have less than $1,184,200 in secured loans in order to qualify for relief. They also must have less than $394,725 in unsecured…
  • Feb 26

    Automatic Massachusetts homesteads limited to $125K

    Automatic Massachusetts homesteads limited to $125K
    Since 2012, homeowners in Massachusetts have had two options for obtaining homestead protection for their residence. First, they can do it “the old way” — by filing a legal declaration of homestead at the county registry of…
  • Sep 25

    The repo man is now inside your dashboard

    The repo man is now inside your dashboard
    The latest wrinkle in auto finance has a nasty edge to it, as lenders are pouncing on new technology that allows them to remotely shut off a borrower’s vehicle if they are only a few days late on a payment. Writing for the New York…
Rank this Week: 237

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.bostonsexualabuselawyer.com/
  • Dec 19

    Bill Cosby Sues Seven Mass. Sexual Assault Accusers for Defamation

    Bill Cosby Sues Seven Mass. Sexual Assault Accusers for Defamation
    Bill Cosby has sued seven women who have accused him of sexually assaulting them, claiming that they defamed his character and purposefully derailed an upcoming television opportunity. Cosby is suing Tamara Green, Therese Serignese, Linda…
  • Dec 19

    Bill Cosby Sues Seven Mass. Sexual Assault Accusers for Defamation

    Bill Cosby Sues Seven Mass. Sexual Assault Accusers for Defamation
    Bill Cosby has sued seven women who have accused him of sexually assaulting them, claiming that they defamed his character and purposefully derailed an upcoming television opportunity. Cosby is suing Tamara Green, Therese Serignese, Linda…
  • Dec 19

    Bill Cosby Sues Seven Mass. Sexual Assault Accusers for Defamation

    Bill Cosby Sues Seven Mass. Sexual Assault Accusers for Defamation
    Bill Cosby has sued seven women who have accused him of sexually assaulting them, claiming that they defamed his character and purposefully derailed an upcoming television opportunity. Cosby is suing Tamara Green, Therese Serignese, Linda…
Rank this Week: 357

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers the defense of violent crimes, sex crimes, theft crimes, and firearm offenses. By Frank Fernandez.

http://www.thefernandezfirm.com/blog/
  • Sep 25

    How to choose a criminal defense attorney for your case

    How to choose a criminal defense attorney for your case
    I’m often asked how people find me and how do they know I’m the right person to handle their case. Most people look online and choose the first lawyer they see but more time and effort should be placed into finding the right…
  • Sep 25

    How to choose a criminal defense attorney for your case

    How to choose a criminal defense attorney for your case
    I’m often asked how people find me and how do they know I’m the right person to handle their case. Most people look online and choose the first lawyer they see but more time and effort should be placed into finding the right…
  • Sep 25

    How to choose a criminal defense attorney for your case

    How to choose a criminal defense attorney for your case
    I’m often asked how people find me and how do they know I’m the right person to handle their case. Most people look online and choose the first lawyer they see but more time and effort should be placed into finding the right…
Rank this Week: 227

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Why Waiting Until the Last Minute to Hire a Criminal Lawyer is Not a Good Idea

    Why Waiting Until the Last Minute to Hire a Criminal Lawyer is Not a Good Idea
    Not unlike most Sundays I woke up yesterday to several find messages on my cell phone from perspective clients who are in need of criminal legal representation in court today. Someone needed a lawyer for a domestic assault and battery case…
  • Jul 24

    How Good Lawyers Manage Client Expectations in Criminal Case

    How Good Lawyers Manage Client Expectations in Criminal Case
    At least once a week a potential client will come into my office to discuss a pending case and conclude the conversation by asking me what guarantees I can give him. My answer is the same each time. There are no guarantees in this business.…
  • Jul 22

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?
    Motions in limine are requests brought by the parties and decided by a judge that determine what evidence might be admitted or excluded at trial. These motions are usually filed prior to trial or on the day of trial however they can be…
Rank this Week: 372

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

Covers ERISA, insurance coverage, and insurance bad faith. By Stephen Rosenberg.

http://www.bostonerisalaw.com/
Rank this Week: 2567

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
  • Aug 30

    Mary Beth Kerrigan to be Panelist at ABA Business Law Annual Meeting

    Mary Beth Kerrigan to be Panelist at ABA Business Law Annual Meeting
    Corporate partner Mary Beth Kerrigan will be a panelist at this year’s ABA Business Law Annual Meeting in Boston.  Mary Beth will discuss management carve-out plans on the panel entitled “Venture-Backed M&A: Special…
  • Aug 25

    7th Circuit Rejects Fee Only Settlement

    7th Circuit Rejects Fee Only Settlement
    Ruling that the value of certain supplemental transaction disclosures in the context of a $15 billion merger was “nil,” the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently overturned an award of attorneys’ fees to…
  • Aug 19

    Firm Client TechSandBox Launches Veterans’ Technology Entrepreneurship Program

    Firm Client TechSandBox Launches Veterans’ Technology Entrepreneurship Program
    Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton sponsored organization and client, TechSandBox, announced its partnership with MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (“MassTech”) in the launch of a new program for…
Rank this Week: 3993

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    Blood Sample Tests in DUI Case

    Blood Sample Tests in DUI Case
    When Massachusetts law enforcement officers suspect that you are driving under the influence, they are permitted to request you to submit to chemical testing under M.G.L. Chapter 90, Section 24. The chemical testing could include a…
  • Aug 15

    Ex-Boyfriend Charged With Home Invasion

    Ex-Boyfriend Charged With Home Invasion
    Home Invasion According to a recent article by Boston.com, a 21-year-old ex-boyfriend smashed open his 17-year-old girlfriend’s bedroom window and climbed inside her Worcester apartment early one morning. The suspect was confronted by a…
  • Aug 13

    Encouraging a Suicide Could Lead to Involuntary Manslaughter Charge

    Encouraging a Suicide Could Lead to Involuntary Manslaughter Charge
    Involuntary Manslaughter Returning to the saga of Michelle Carter (an early blog post about her alleged crimes can be found here), the teen who allegedly encouraged her boyfriend, Conrad Roy, who was eighteen at the time, to commit suicide,…
Rank this Week: 889

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, work injuries and nursing home neglect. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Bixenmann v. Dickenson Land Surveyors, Inc. – Standard of Care in Personal Injury Case

    Bixenmann v. Dickenson Land Surveyors, Inc. – Standard of Care in Personal Injury Case
    When someone is going to subdivide a parcel of real property, often before it can be sold as a build-able lot, the land owner will have to get a survey performed. While surveying has changed a great deal over the past 10 years as we moved…
  • Aug 26

    Boy, 3, Critically Injured in Roller Coaster Fall

    Boy, 3, Critically Injured in Roller Coaster Fall
    In the last several weeks, there have been numerous reports of severe and even fatal amusement park accidents involving roller coaster riders. Of course, people have been trying to squeeze in their last-minute summer kicks, but they should be…
  • Aug 24

    In Re: Aramack Sports: Boating Accidents and Jurisdiction

    In Re: Aramack Sports: Boating Accidents and Jurisdiction
    In re: Aramack Sports, a case from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, involved a recreational boating accident in which four people were killed.  All of the victims were adults who had rented a boat from defendant for use…
Rank this Week: 4863

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Sugarman & Sugarman, P.C.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Medtronic Faces Whistleblower Suit Alleging “Off-Label” Promotion of Spinal Implant

    Medtronic Faces Whistleblower Suit Alleging “Off-Label” Promotion of Spinal Implant
    Medtronic, one of the world’s most prominent manufacturers of medical devices, has been named in a whistleblower lawsuit alleging that it regularly promoted its spinal implants for use in the neck despite the fact that the devices were…
  • Jul 29

    Distracted Walking – Pokemon Go Causing Injuries and Accident

    Distracted Walking – Pokemon Go Causing Injuries and Accident
    The newest app craze sweeping the country is Pokemon Go, a smartphone game created by Niantic and the Pokemon Company and released over the summer.  The app uses smart phone cameras and GPS tracking, which when integrated with the app,…
  • Jun 21

    Summer Fire Safety

    Summer Fire Safety
    Summer is here, which means it’s time to fire up the grill and relax with friends and family by the fire pit. While barbecues and bonfires are a big part of summer, it’s important to be cautious and well aware of the dangers that…
Rank this Week: 2319

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Wacks & McHale PC.

http://www.massachusetts-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    WRONGFUL DEATH

    WRONGFUL DEATH
    There are a large number of limousine company’s on the North Shore, in cities such as Lynn, Lynnfield, Saugus and Danvers. A recent news article published in the Boston Globe entitled, Two passengers fell out of party bus window…
  • Jun 22

    Injured—Why Hire a Lawyer?

    Injured—Why Hire a Lawyer?
    It’s summer fun and sun and vacation time.  Vacationers from Peabody, Danvers, Saugus, Salem, Lynn and Wakefield are taking their activities outside to enjoy the balmy breezes and dry pleasant air.  Kids of all ages are…
  • Jun 9

    Buying or selling—why hire a lawyer?

    Buying or selling—why hire a lawyer?
    Spring is in full bloom on the North Shore.  The trees are green again and pollen abounds.  “Open House” and “For Sale” signs grace the lawns of homes in Reading, Wakefield, Lynnfield, Peabody, Lynn and…
Rank this Week: 1752

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

Covers information security and privacy issues. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
  • Aug 29

    Cybersecurity News and Notes – August 29, 2016

    Cybersecurity News and Notes – August 29, 2016
    In Case You Missed It: Sometimes data breaches crop-up in the most unlikely of places.  Last week we learned that the vendor that handles fish and hunting licenses for the states of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington was hacked. …
  • Aug 8

    Cybersecurity News & Notes – August 8, 2016

    Cybersecurity News & Notes – August 8, 2016
    In Case You Missed It:  In a sign of the growing importance of cyber operations in warfare, the Obama administration plans to elevate the status of the Pentagon’s Cyber Command.  The U.S. Cyber Command, or USCYBERCOM, was…
  • Aug 1

    Cybersecurity News and Notes – August 1

    Cybersecurity News and Notes – August 1
    In Case You Missed It:  The Federal Trade Commission issued an opinion in the LabMD case, overturning an ALJ’s November 2015 decision holding that the FTC failed to meet its burden to prove that LabMD’s data security…
Rank this Week: 3534

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

Addresses employment law issues. By McLane, Graf, Raulerson, & Middleton, PA.

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
  • Aug 29

    Federal Judge Denies $100 Million Class-Action Settlement Between Uber and Driver

    Federal Judge Denies $100 Million Class-Action Settlement Between Uber and Driver
    Upon a motion for preliminary approval of the class-action settlement for $100 million, a federal court found that the settlement between Uber and drivers in two states was “not fair, adequate and reasonable” and denied…
  • Aug 23

    Think Your Arbitration Clause Protects You From Having to Defend Class Actions in Court? Maybe Not.

    Think Your Arbitration Clause Protects You From Having to Defend Class Actions in Court? Maybe Not.
    Ernst & Young, LLP, a global professional services firm, made an effort to stem the tide of challenging and expensive class action litigation by including in their employment agreements a clause by which employees waive their rights to…
  • Aug 23

    Massachusetts Expands Gender Identity Protection

    Massachusetts Expands Gender Identity Protection
    Effective October 1, 2016, “places of public accommodation” in Massachusetts are prohibited from discriminating against persons based on their gender identity.  Under this new anti-discrimination law signed by…
Rank this Week: 1847

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Aug 28

    Cruise Ship Collides with Three Boats in Boston Harbor

    Cruise Ship Collides with Three Boats in Boston Harbor
    The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a mechanical failure which caused the Boston Harbor Cruises ship Regency to collide with three other tourist boats belonging to the same company while approaching Long Wharf. A witness to the incident,…
  • Aug 25

    Appeals Court Closes Courthouse Doors to Injured American Cruise Line Crewmember

    Appeals Court Closes Courthouse Doors to Injured American Cruise Line Crewmember
    A Federal appellate circuit court in Atlanta has ruled that a United States crewmember must arbitrate his personal injury claim. This case involved a lead trumpeter who worked for a Miami, Florida based cruise line based aboard a cruise ship…
  • Aug 24

    Florida Law Applies to Boat Accident Personal Injury Claims in Most Miami-Dade County Canal

    Florida Law Applies to Boat Accident Personal Injury Claims in Most Miami-Dade County Canal
    The Federal Eleventh Circuit recently found that a Miami-Dade County canal popular for boating and fishing is not navigable thereby precluding claims based upon Federal admiralty jurisdiction. Since Federal admiralty jurisdiction does not…
Rank this Week: 4680

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

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

    Will Low-Alcohol Beers Reduce Drunk Driving Accidents?

    Will Low-Alcohol Beers Reduce Drunk Driving Accidents?
    According to a recent news feature from Medical Daily, a new study published in the Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology, alcohol consumption is reducing worldwide, and this may be a result of newer low alcoholic beers now popular on the…
  • Aug 25

    Worcester Man Accused of Fourth Drunk Driving Offense

    Worcester Man Accused of Fourth Drunk Driving Offense
    Judges often say during sentencing that drunk driving is not like a lot of other crimes.  The reason for this is because it is a serious crime that can, and often does, result in the death of innocent victims that is often not taken…
  • Aug 21

    Woburn Drunk Driver Traveled 20 Miles in Wrong Direction

    Woburn Drunk Driver Traveled 20 Miles in Wrong Direction
    According to a recent news feature from Fox 25 Boston, troopers from the Massachusetts States Police (MSP) have arrested a man who allegedly drove his car for over 20 miles in the wrong direction of Route 128, which is a fairly major state…
Rank this Week: 3102

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Newman & Associates.

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

    Listeria outbreak prompts recall of 45 varieties of fresh cut vegetables at Walmart, Publix and Winn Dixie

    Listeria outbreak prompts recall of 45 varieties of fresh cut vegetables at Walmart, Publix and Winn Dixie
    A listeria outbreak has resulted in a major recall of  pre-cut vegetables distributed by Texas company Country Fresh LLC. Listeria was discovered during a routine sample test at a retailer by the Georgia Department of Agriculture. A…
  • Aug 27

    Skilled nursing facility settles Medicaid lawsuit for $28 million

    Skilled nursing facility settles Medicaid lawsuit for $28 million
    A Nskilled nursing facility has agreed to pay $28 million and implement reforms to settle a lawsuit alleging fraud, neglect and criminal conduct by the facility’s owners and staff. A civil lawsuit claimed the owners of Medford…
  • Aug 26

    S.E.C. charges 71 municipal bond issuers for misleading investor

    S.E.C. charges 71 municipal bond issuers for misleading investor
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has leveled charges against 71 municipal bond issuers for misleading investors with offering documents containing materially false statements or omissions about their compliance with continuing…
Rank this Week: 1464

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

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

    GMA Co-Anchor Talks Getting Hip Replacement at 47

    GMA Co-Anchor Talks Getting Hip Replacement at 47
    Many people think of getting a total hip replacement operation as something that for the most part, only elderly people have to worry about.  While it is true that some younger people break one or both hips in a catastrophic accident, in…
  • Aug 25

    Applebaum v. Target Corp: Products Liability Case

    Applebaum v. Target Corp: Products Liability Case
    In Applebaum v. Target Corp, plaintiff was injured while riding a bicycle she purchased at defendant’s big box retail store.  She claimed the reason she was injured was because of a defective brake on the bike that was resold to…
  • Aug 22

    Possible New Way to Stop Bleeding Disorder Caused by Pradaxa

    Possible New Way to Stop Bleeding Disorder Caused by Pradaxa
    Patients who suffer from a serious medical condition must take a blood thinner or anticlotting agent to prevent the formation of blood clots that can be deadly.  Patients who suffer from deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and various other…
Rank this Week: 1492

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Comments on Massachusetts social security disability law. By Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Social Security Disability Judge Refuses to Resign After Harassment Allegation

    Social Security Disability Judge Refuses to Resign After Harassment Allegation
    As you may have already heard, a Social Security Administration (SSA) administrative law judge (ALJ) was accused to have been of sexually harassing his co-workers at the agency and writing derogatory things about Social Security Disability…
  • Aug 25

    O’Connor-Spinner v. Colvin: SSDI Appeal

    O’Connor-Spinner v. Colvin: SSDI Appeal
    O’Connor-Spinner v. Colvin, a case from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, involves a claimant who was suffering from a degenerative disk disease, severe sleep apnea, restrictive lung disease, obesity, and…
  • Aug 21

    A Look at the Review Period for Disability Benefit

    A Look at the Review Period for Disability Benefit
    As discussed in a recent news feature from ABC News, the United States Social Security Administration (SSA) will subject a claimant to review process at certain intervals following an award of disability benefits.  While in most cases it…
Rank this Week: 2413

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Covers legal issues surrounding asbestos exposure and mesothelioma. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.mesotheliomalawyers-blog.com/
  • Aug 27

    U.S. Capitol Building Partially Evacuated Due to Asbesto

    U.S. Capitol Building Partially Evacuated Due to Asbesto
    We have recently been hearing about asbestos and mesothelioma a lot lately in terms of how President Barack Obama and some members of Congress are using the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to finally ban the sale, manufacture,…
  • Aug 25

    Talcum Powder Linked to Cancer

    Talcum Powder Linked to Cancer
    In recent years, we have been seeing more and more cases of malignant mesothelioma where the victim did not necessarily have direct contact with traditional sources of asbestos but did have contact with talcum powder.  It is believed the…
  • Aug 21

    Appeals Court Addresses Duty to Warn of Asbestos Exposure

    Appeals Court Addresses Duty to Warn of Asbestos Exposure
    According to a recent news article from the National Law Review, the court of appeals in New York has ruled on a defendant’s duty to warn a potential plaintiff of the dangers of asbestos exposure.  Specially, the question is…
Rank this Week: 3100

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 26

    ACE Fire Underwriters v. Romero: Car Accident Lawsuit

    ACE Fire Underwriters v. Romero: Car Accident Lawsuit
    In ACE Fire Underwriters v. Romero, a case from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, driver left a local farm driving a tractor-trailer vehicle. He pulled on the highway next to the farm when the trailer separated from the…
  • Aug 23

    Boston Area Teen Injured in Bike vs. Car Accident

    Boston Area Teen Injured in Bike vs. Car Accident
    When a car accident involves a pedestrian or bike rider, there is often a severe level of injury suffered in the crash.  According to a recent news article from ABC 5 Boston, a 14-year-old boy was seriously injured in car accident in…
  • Aug 20

    Tesla on Autopilot involved in Fatal Car Accident was Speeding

    Tesla on Autopilot involved in Fatal Car Accident was Speeding
    As you are likely aware by now, Tesla has developed an autopilot system for their luxury electric cars. Elon Musk, the owner of Tesla, and his company had been rushing to get a self-driving car on the road before industry giant Google. …
Rank this Week: 4862

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Covers Massachusetts family and divorce law. By Nancy R. Van Tine.

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Aug 26

    2016 Best Legal Blog Competition Nomination

    2016 Best Legal Blog Competition Nomination
    If you find the Divorce Law Monitor blog to be helpful, we could use your assistance with something! Please indulge us as we ask for a quick favor. The Expert Institute is accepting nominations for the 2016 Best Legal Blog Competition,…
  • Aug 17

    It’s Back to School Time Again!

    It’s Back to School Time Again!
    Hi there, Despite the oppressive heat, it’s almost back to school time again. By this point in the summer most parents are pretty ready for school to begin. One of the best ways to make the school year smoother for your kids is to…
  • Aug 10

    Military Pensions Could See Significant Change

    Military Pensions Could See Significant Change
    Pending Federal legislation could have a huge impact on how judges will divide military pensions during a divorce. In a previous post, I discussed at length how military pension plans currently could be divided in the context of a…
Rank this Week: 4735

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1871

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 908

Fair Competition Law Blog

Fair Competition Law Blog

Covers trade secrets, noncompetes, privacy and security, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, trademarks, copyrights, and business torts. By Russell Beck.

http://faircompetitionlaw.com
  • Aug 25

    Illinois Bans Noncompetes for Low Wage Earner

    Illinois Bans Noncompetes for Low Wage Earner
    On August 19, Illinois Governor Rauner signed the Illinois Freedom to Work Act. In short, the Act bans the use of noncompete agreements for low wage workers, i.e., those earning less than the greater of the minimum… More
  • Aug 20

    Trying a new look…

    Trying a new look…
    For a very long time (probably since I started the blog in 2010), I have not been happy with the design. So, I finally decided to do something about it and will be trying out some different… More
  • Aug 14

    Trade Secrets Laws and the UTSA – A 50 State and Federal Law Survey Chart

    Trade Secrets Laws and the UTSA – A 50 State and Federal Law Survey Chart
    Every state but Massachusetts and New York has adopted the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (the UTSA) in one form or another – though some may quibble with whether Alabama or North Carolina actually adopted it. (The Uniform Law…
Rank this Week: 4470

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Shoplifting and Self-Serve Checkouts: A Bad Combination?

    Shoplifting and Self-Serve Checkouts: A Bad Combination?
    As everyone knows, self-serve checkout stations at supermarkets continues to grow exponentially, even at retail store outlets that aren’t purely supermarkets like Stop & Shop, Star Markets or Shaw’s.  Personally, I…
  • Aug 12

    BIG PHARMA OWNS OBAMA: DEA KEEPS POT CLASSIFIED WITH HEROIN

    BIG PHARMA OWNS OBAMA: DEA KEEPS POT CLASSIFIED WITH HEROIN
    No, the title of this post not some Republican campaign slogan, and it’s not a joke, either. Barack Obama’s Drug Enforcement administration (DEA) today issued its final decision that marijuana is to remain on the federal…
  • Jul 26

    Should Massachusetts Require Ignition Interlock Devices for First Offense Convictions? Part Two of Two

    Should Massachusetts Require Ignition Interlock Devices for First Offense Convictions? Part Two of Two
    In my previous post on this subject, I discussed how the Massachusetts Legislature is debating on whether to change the current OUI/DUI law in Massachusetts – known As “Melanie’s Law” for the young girl who was killed…
Rank this Week: 1404

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts injury law. By The Law Offices of John C. Manoog III.

http://www.capecodinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1726

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Aug 25

    Welcome LLM Students!

    Welcome LLM Students!
    It has been so great to see all of the new LLM students here at the law school during the last week or so! We are very glad you’re here. There is such wonderful energy here on campus during this time of year. We have seen many LLM…
  • Aug 25

    You’re invited to Love Your Library Fest on September 23

    You’re invited to Love Your Library Fest on September 23
    HLS Students: we invite you to join us for the 12th annual Love Your Library Fest on Friday, September 23 from 2 to 5pm to learn more about your new library! At Library Fest you will: Learn about library services that students…
  • Aug 15

    Summer Reading 2016

    Summer Reading 2016
    At the end of last academic year, we used our bulletin board to ask you what you planned to read this summer. In case anyone out there has some beach time left this month, here are some of the highlights–check them out! Rework…
Rank this Week: 592

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance, injury and accident law and workers' compensation. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com
Rank this Week: 1831

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Fines Coming For “No More Than Four” Boston Student Housing Rule Violations?

    Fines Coming For “No More Than Four” Boston Student Housing Rule Violations?
    Rule Prohibits No More Than 4 Undergraduate Students Per Rental Unit With thousands of college students set to invade Boston in the next week, the Chief of Boston’s Inspectional Services Department is letting local landlords know…
  • Aug 2

    Realtors Successfully Lobby Against Mandatory Home Energy Labeling Law

    Realtors Successfully Lobby Against Mandatory Home Energy Labeling Law
    Energy Savings Law Would Have Required Energy Score On Homes for Sale The 22,000-member Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) has successfully lobbied against a controversial provision within proposed energy saving…
  • Jul 18

    Appealing Chapter 40B Affordable Housing Permits Just Got A Lot Harder

    Appealing Chapter 40B Affordable Housing Permits Just Got A Lot Harder
    Eisai, Inc. v. Housing Appeals Committee: Master Plan Conflict Does Not Trump Need For Affordable Housing Chapter 40B — the state’s so-called “anti-snob” affordable housing law — has pitted developers vs.…
Rank this Week: 3876

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blawg

Covers workers' compensation. By Kantrovitz & Associates P.C.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1700

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Provides resources, tips, and substantive advice to attorneys, focused on those licensed in Massachusetts, to help establish and institutionalize professional office practices. By Director Rodney Dowell, and LPA Jared Correia, Esq.

http://masslomap.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    The Expertise Effect: How to Grow with a Niche Law Practice

    The Expertise Effect: How to Grow with a Niche Law Practice
    If you want to see more growth, consider transitioning into a niche law practice. Almost every lawyer wants to command higher rates, attract more clients, and increase his or her profile in the marketplace. However, many are unable to achieve…
  • Aug 18

    New Requirement for Massachusetts Attorneys to Register Online

    New Requirement for Massachusetts Attorneys to Register Online
    The BBO’s new requirement for Massachusetts attorneys is effective September 1, 2016. Register online? This one should be easy to comply with. After all, as Heidi loves to remind us, the MRPC Amendments that took effect on July 1, 2015,…
  • Aug 16

    A Primer on Law Practice Startup Tech

    A Primer on Law Practice Startup Tech
    Law practice startup tech can shape your work-life balance. We saved the best for last in our Startup Questions series! The first five steps to get moving on your law practice startup tech: A laptop or tablet is ideal for mobile…
Rank this Week: 4085

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Aug 24

    Vision Zero Boston Aiming to Improve Pedestrian Safety

    Vision Zero Boston Aiming to Improve Pedestrian Safety
    Boston has a problem with serious traffic injuries and fatalities, especially those involving pedestrians, and it’s doing something about it. As part of a larger plan to reduce car crashes and improve the city’s transportation…
  • Aug 17

    Duck Tour Safety Rules Not Yet Tightened

    Duck Tour Safety Rules Not Yet Tightened
    Last month the Massachusetts Senate approved a bill which would have increased safety features on duck boats and similar tour vehicles. The proposals were in direct response to an April crash near Boston Common which killed a…
  • Aug 9

    Crash into House Raises Alarm

    Crash into House Raises Alarm
    When we think of car accidents, the images that come to mind include minor fender benders, head-on collisions, and all sorts of crashes involving cars and trucks at traffic lights, stop signs, and intersections. We might think of cars hitting…
Rank this Week: 2877

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    BOSTON SHOOTINGS, POLICE CAMS AND YOU (Part Three)

    BOSTON SHOOTINGS, POLICE CAMS AND YOU (Part Three)
    Well, apparently, we are actually getting started. The Boston Police Department’s body camera pilot program is now being launched with 100 officers selected by a department consultant after none volunteered. Ruffled blue feathers?…
  • Aug 23

    MASSACHUSETTS SHOOTINGS, HOMICIDES, POLICE CAMS AND YOU (Part Two)

    MASSACHUSETTS SHOOTINGS, HOMICIDES, POLICE CAMS AND YOU (Part Two)
    Well, last week was supposed to house “the day”. Police Body Cam Day. Certain Boston Police Officers were to be dragged, apparently screaming and kicking, into the controversial body-cam pilot program. As you may recall, this was…
  • Aug 16

    SHOOTINGS, HOMICIDES, POLICE OFFICERS AND YOU (Part One)

    SHOOTINGS, HOMICIDES, POLICE OFFICERS AND YOU (Part One)
    Do you think that, if you are neither black nor a police officer, that the dangerously intensifying tensions and battles between police officers and people of color do not effect you? I mean, not all the folks who seem be shooting at or…
Rank this Week: 574

Boston Metro Business Lawyer Blog

Boston Metro Business Lawyer Blog

Covers Boston Metro Area business law. By Richard Mucci.

http://www.bostonmetrobusinesslawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 2409

Working the Law: News and Views on…

Working the Law: News and Views on Employment Issues

Covers Massachusetts employment law issues such as employment discrimination, sexual harasment and wrongful discharge. By Jack Merrill.

http://www.framinghamlegal.com/
  • Aug 24

    New Pay Equity Law Means Employers Must Prevent Gender-Based Wage Disparitie

    New Pay Equity Law Means Employers Must Prevent Gender-Based Wage Disparitie
    In the wake of passage of the new pay equity law in Massachusetts, employers again have work to do. To prevent getting caught up in what is certain to be another fertile area of employment litigation, both individually and on class-wide…
  • Aug 2

    MA Legislature Again Fails to Pass Noncompetition Law

    MA Legislature Again Fails to Pass Noncompetition Law
    Though it was closer this time, there’s no solace for those hoping to finally see noncompetition legislation in Massachusetts. Despite passing two bills that would have brought clear rules to this area of law, hopes were dashed this…
  • Jul 20

    Senate Action on Noncompetition Bill May Lead to its Failure in MA Legislature

    Senate Action on Noncompetition Bill May Lead to its Failure in MA Legislature
    The Massachusetts Senate recently followed the lead of the House of Representatives by passing a comprehensive bill to regulate noncompetition agreements. While this seems to be progress toward a final re-writing of laws that govern these…
Rank this Week: 4288

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and probate. By Noreen Murphy.

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 24

    Key Estate Planning Concerns for the Sandwich Generation

    Key Estate Planning Concerns for the Sandwich Generation
    Individuals in the sandwich generation, or adult children who are caring for their own minor children while also helping their aging parents have a unique set of estate planning concerns. For example, you might have just come to the…
  • Aug 17

    Key Concerns of Estate Planning for the Aging Population

    Key Concerns of Estate Planning for the Aging Population
    Baby boomers represent a significant portion of the American population today. One of the biggest concerns impacting these baby boomers is that people are living longer than ever. Life expectancy in 1950 for comparison purpose, was just 65…
  • Aug 10

    The Biggest Benefits of Establishing a Trust

    The Biggest Benefits of Establishing a Trust
    You might be under the impression that if you do not have many assets then you don’t have to set up a meeting with an estate planning attorney. Trusts actually have numerous benefits that can help you and your beneficiaries now and down…
Rank this Week: 3605

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts motor vehicle accident law. By William D. Kickham, Esq.

http://www.bostonaccidentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3878

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer…

Boston Workers Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers compensation. By Carney Law Firm.

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

    How and Why Can my Workers’ Compensation Benefits be Terminated?

    How and Why Can my Workers’ Compensation Benefits be Terminated?
    Workers’ Compensation insurers must follow certain procedures in order to lawfully terminate or reduce Massachusetts workers’ compensation benefits.  The procedure for modification or termination varies greatly depending…
  • Jul 19

    How Much Weekly Workers’ Compensation Should I Be Receiving?

    How Much Weekly Workers’ Compensation Should I Be Receiving?
    All Massachusetts weekly workers’ compensation benefits are based off of the average weekly wage of the injured worker. How Is Average Weekly Wage Figured? The calculation of average weekly wage is always based upon the employee’s…
  • May 25

    How Much is My Workers’ Compensation Claim Worth?

    How Much is My Workers’ Compensation Claim Worth?
    There are many factors that determine the Lump Sum settlement value of a Massachusetts’ workers’ compensation claim. Some Massachusetts’ workers compensation claims may have no settlement value at all, while some may have a…
Rank this Week: 1585

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By KJC Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4516

Boston Head Injury Blog

Boston Head Injury Blog

By the Law Office of David Dwork.

http://www.bostonheadinjurylawyer.com/blog/
  • Aug 23

    WWE TBI Class Action Lawsuit

    WWE TBI Class Action Lawsuit
    Brain injuries can cause victims to endure a lifetime of neurological disorders. Recently, the WWE was granted approval for a Motion for Reconsideration by the US District Court of the Court of Connecticut. This countersuit pertains to a…
  • Jun 7

    Boston Brain Injury Law Video

    Boston Brain Injury Law Video
    Please review my new video in which we provide an overview of our Brain Injury TBI law practice in Boston, Massachusetts. I have over 30 years of experience as an attorney helping survivors of brain injury & their families get ……
  • Jun 7

    Please review my new video

    Please review my new video
    Please review my new video in which we provide an overview of our Brain Injury TBI law practice in Boston, Massachusetts. I have over 30 years of experience as an attorney helping survivors of brain injury & their families get ……
Rank this Week: 2303

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Boston criminal law and DUI news. By the Law Offices of Lefteris K. Travayiakis, P.C.

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

    MA SJC Orders Aaron Hernandez Cell Phone Held by Attorneys Turned Over to Prosecutor

    MA SJC Orders Aaron Hernandez Cell Phone Held by Attorneys Turned Over to Prosecutor
    In the case now being prosecuted in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, against Aaron Hernandez, the SJC has ruled that a cell phone belonging to Hernandez, given by him to his prior attorneys, must be turned over to prosecutors for the…
  • Aug 15

    Massachusetts SJC Rules No Right to Counsel for Breathalyzer

    Massachusetts SJC Rules No Right to Counsel for Breathalyzer
    A reported question pre-trial was taken by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in the matter of Commonwealth v. Timothea T. Neary-French as to whether the defendant had a right to an attorney prior to submitting to a breathalyzer test.…
  • Jun 23

    United States Supreme Court Throws a Wrench in “Attenuation Doctrine” in Search & Seizure Case

    United States Supreme Court Throws a Wrench in “Attenuation Doctrine” in Search & Seizure Case
    The United States Supreme Court, in a decision concerning the lawfulness of a stop and search of a man, founds grounds to justify the arrest of the person despite ruling that the police officer violated the man’s constitutional rights…
Rank this Week: 4727

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer…

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers construction, foreclosure, real estate and property law. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://www.massachusettsrealestatelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1832

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Aug 22

    “SAY WHAT YOU MEAN, AND MEAN WHAT YOU SAY”

    “SAY WHAT YOU MEAN, AND MEAN WHAT YOU SAY”
    By: Attorney Kevin P. McRoy| Partner As I was growing up, my father used to tell me the same phrase over and over again, undoubtedly trying to cement the mantra into my brain… “Say what you mean, and mean what you say!” The…
  • Aug 8

    The Importance of Estate Planning for Parent

    The Importance of Estate Planning for Parent
    By: Attorney Dianna M. Williams| Associate If something were to happen to you, who would you want to raise your children? People often associate estate planning with older, retired individuals; however, it is just as important for young…
  • Jul 25

    Trying to “catch’em all is not a valid defense to trespass and the other risks of Pokemon Go!

    Trying to “catch’em all is not a valid defense to trespass and the other risks of Pokemon Go!
    By: Attorney Dina M. Swanson| Partner It’s all the rage right now. You see people walking around staring at their smart phones or posting on social media their latest capture and wonder to yourself. . . what are they doing? It seems…
Rank this Week: 2358