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Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • Feb 2

    A positive result

    A positive result
    United States v. Plant was a difficult appeal, for a lot of reasons.  Ultimately we were able to get some relief at the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.  The court set-aside a conviction of child endangerment and ordered a…
  • Jan 30

    If

    If
    “If we prioritize conviction rates rather than having just verdicts, and if we vote that way in elections, this problem [of unfair, biased criminal prosecutions] will just continue.” by Todd VanDerWerff on January 11,…
  • Jan 17

    WTR-Military Law Review article

    WTR-Military Law Review article
    Barracks, Dormitories, and Capitol Hill: Finding Justice in the Divergent Politics of Military and College Sexual Assault Rudderless: 15 Years and Still Little Direction on the Boundaries of Military Rule of Evidence 513 Open-Ended…
Rank this Week: 72

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Dec 29

    What to Do if You Missed Your Court Date

    What to Do if You Missed Your Court Date
    I often receive calls from people who have missed a court date for a traffic or criminal matter in Virginia. These calls typically fit within three general categories: (1) the person wrote the wrong date on their calendar, then went to…
  • Nov 2

    Critical Enforcement Mechanisms in Family Law

    Critical Enforcement Mechanisms in Family Law
    On many occasions in my practice, clients will complain that their spouse has been violating an agreement or court order. “She hasn’t been dropping the kids off on time,” or “he’s always late with his support…
  • Oct 26

    Viewing Marriage as a Business and Divorce as the Dissolution

    Viewing Marriage as a Business and Divorce as the Dissolution
    “Am I going to have to pay spousal support?” “I’ve been out of the workforce for fifteen years. Will I get any support?” “It was my military service! Why should my spouse get a portion of my…
Rank this Week: 95

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Feb 3

    [VIDEO] Can you skip VASAP?

    [VIDEO] Can you skip VASAP?
    Can you put off VASAP or skip it all together? Contact me today about your VA DUI/DWI case. Video Transcription Can you skip VASAP? Hi, I’m Andrew Flusche, your Virginia DUI attorney. A lot of people are trying to figure out if you are…
  • Jan 25

    Will Cars Be Programmed to Kill?

    Will Cars Be Programmed to Kill?
    Like it or not, cars currently drive themselves around the country. Google’s self-driving car is the most ambitious project which has earned lots of press. But any consumer can already buy a Tesla, which has an autopilot feature for…
  • Jan 18

    [VIDEO] The Officer Will Come to Court

    [VIDEO] The Officer Will Come to Court
    Yes, the officer will show up to court and he is doesn’t, it will probably be for a very good reason. Don’t let this be your defense option. Contact me today to see how I can help you. Video Transcription The officer will show up…
Rank this Week: 233

DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice…

DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Covers medical malpractice, product liability, public health and tort reform. By Regan Zambri & Long.

http://www.dcmedmalblog.com/
  • Jan 27

    Hurt in 2015? How to Make 2016 a Great Year Despite Your Injury or Disability

    Hurt in 2015? How to Make 2016 a Great Year Despite Your Injury or Disability
    A bad car accident, slip and fall injury or acquired disability turned 2015 upside down for you and your family. You’re likely still struggling to come to terms with your new limitations and figure out how to get your finances, career…
  • Jan 25

    Health Care Trends for 2016

    Health Care Trends for 2016
    In the 2010s, the way Americans consume health care has evolved significantly. While some of these system-wide changes clearly stem from the regulations associated with the Affordable Care Act, others have resulted from technological…
  • Jan 22

    Many Victims of Domestic Violence Have Undiagnosed Traumatic Brain Injury

    Many Victims of Domestic Violence Have Undiagnosed Traumatic Brain Injury
    The New Yorker reports that medical professionals often fail to diagnose traumatic brain injury (TBI) in victims of domestic abuse. Per this news analysis, when emergency room personnel examine women following an attack, they usually…
Rank this Week: 263

SW Virginia law blog

SW Virginia law blog

Covers law in Southwest Virginia. By Steven Minor.

http://swvalaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 1

    Judge Conrad's ruling on Dean Eramo's request for discovery from "Jackie"

    Judge Conrad's ruling on Dean Eramo's request for discovery from "Jackie"
    In Eramo v. Rolling Stone LLC, Judge Conrad of the W.D. Va. granted in part and denied in part the plaintiff's request for discovery from the anonymous "Jackie," who was the subject of the withdrawn Rolling Stone article about a sexual…
  • Jan 3

    New sheriff does not rehire senior deputie

    New sheriff does not rehire senior deputie
    The Roanoke Times reports here that the new sheriff for Roanoke County chose not to rehire some of the senior deputy sheriffs who served under his predecessor. Historically, the federal courts have zigged and zagged a bit in trying to define…
  • Jan 3

    On the Supreme Court challenge to the Google copying project

    On the Supreme Court challenge to the Google copying project
    JURIST's Paper Chase has this post with links to the petition to the United States Supreme Court challenging the Second Circuit's decision regarding the legality of Google's book-copying project.
Rank this Week: 332

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
Rank this Week: 671

Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC…

Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC Blog

Trademark, brand and social media news, analysis and tips.

http://www.erikpelton.com/resources/
  • Feb 5

    NFL Opposes trademark for “SUPERB OWL” running event

    NFL Opposes trademark for “SUPERB OWL” running event
    I have written about the NFL on many occasions on this blog, including their over-protective actions regarding use of the SUPER BOWL® name by others. Now the NFL has objected to registration of SUPERB OWL (see what they did there!) for…
  • Feb 4

    “It’s like Uber for ______” as reflected in trademark application filing

    “It’s like Uber for ______” as reflected in trademark application filing
    Uber just unveiled a re-branding with a new logo. I will blog separately about that. But it got me thinking about the rise in the use of the word “uber.” How many elevator pitches over the last 5 years began with “it’s…
  • Feb 2

    Trademark Guide to SUPER BOWL 50

    Trademark Guide to SUPER BOWL 50
    Sunday’s game will feature a lot of trademarks! The teams, players, broadcast, halftime show, and stadium all feature brands. I’m not even counting all the commercials that will be viewed and dissected. Here are some of the key…
Rank this Week: 611

Virginia Real Estate, Land Use…

Virginia Real Estate, Land Use & Construction Law

Covers Virginia real estate, land use, and construction law issues, such as green building and LEED. By Bean Kinney & Korman.

http://www.valanduseconstructionlaw.com/
  • Dec 9

    Unanimous Approval for Self-Storage Facility in Prince William County

    Unanimous Approval for Self-Storage Facility in Prince William County
    Image courtesy of Finley Design and Sifen, Inc. On December 8, 2015, the Prince William County Board of County Supervisors unanimously approved Mini Price Storage’s proffer amendment and special use permit applications to bring the…
  • Nov 11

    So You Got a Zoning Violation Notice. Now What? Five Things Property Owners Should Know.

    So You Got a Zoning Violation Notice. Now What? Five Things Property Owners Should Know.
    You arrive home that evening from work and sort through the mail, like you normally do. Bills, ads and even a birthday card from your Great Aunt Doris. The usual. At the bottom of the pile, though, is a letter from your local Zoning Office.…
  • Nov 2

    Arlington County Board Unanimously Approves Clarendon West

    Arlington County Board Unanimously Approves Clarendon West
    Image courtesy of The Shooshan Company.  Design by WDG Architecture. On October 20, 2015, the County Board of Arlington County unanimously approved The Shooshan Company’s 4.1 Site Plan Special Exception application for Clarendon…
Rank this Week: 696

The Virginia Business Litigation…

The Virginia Business Litigation Blog

Covers news and updates in business litigation, IP, trademark, copyright law. By BerlikLaw, LLC.

http://www.virginiabusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jan 31

    New Proportionality Requirement in Rule 26 Not that Big of a Deal

    New Proportionality Requirement in Rule 26 Not that Big of a Deal
    Much has been made of the latest amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, effective December 1, 2015, some going so far as to call them “the most significant change to federal civil practice in the last decade.” In…
  • Jan 25

    Non-Compete Agreements Enforceable Against Independent Contractor

    Non-Compete Agreements Enforceable Against Independent Contractor
    Don’t think you can get out of your non-compete agreement just because you’re a contractor and not an employee. While it’s true that independent contractors, unlike regular employees, may not owe a fiduciary duty of loyalty…
  • Jan 13

    Test

    Test
Rank this Week: 817

Virginia Defamation Law Blog

Virginia Defamation Law Blog

Covers defamation, internet law and torts. By BerlikLaw LLC.

http://www.virginiadefamationlawyer.com/
  • Jan 23

    False Information in Credit Report May Not Support Defamation Action

    False Information in Credit Report May Not Support Defamation Action
    Credit reporting agencies make mistakes. Even when they’re not at fault, the credit reports they prepare often contain inaccurate information about consumers. When this happens, can the consumer sue the credit reporting agency for…
  • Jan 23

    False Information in Credit Report May Not Support Defamation Action

    False Information in Credit Report May Not Support Defamation Action
    Credit reporting agencies make mistakes. Even when they’re not at fault, the credit reports they prepare often contain inaccurate information about consumers. When this happens, can the consumer sue the credit reporting agency for…
  • Jan 17

    Slander on the Sly: Intentionally Overheard Accusation

    Slander on the Sly: Intentionally Overheard Accusation
    Publication is an essential element of any defamation claim. It exists when a communication is made to a third party (i.e., someone other than the person defamed, and other than the person making the statement). This is because the essence of…
Rank this Week: 941

Companion Animal Law Blog

Companion Animal Law Blog

Covers companion animal law issues, including pet trust, dangerous dog statutes, zoning and land use.By Heidi Meinzer.

http://petlawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 30

    Virginia Legislative Update for 2014

    Virginia Legislative Update for 2014
    2014 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE Virginia’s 2014 Legislative Session ended up being quite dynamic, with a number of legislative victories. These changes will go into effect tomorrow – July 1, 2014. Legislative Victories SB 228…
  • Jun 30

    Virginia Legislative Update for 2014

    Virginia Legislative Update for 2014
    2014 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE Virginia’s 2014 Legislative Session ended up being quite dynamic, with a number of legislative victories. These changes will go into effect tomorrow – July 1, 2014. Legislative Victories SB 228…
  • May 2

    Reminder: VDACS Charitable Organization Form 102 Due May 15!

    Reminder: VDACS Charitable Organization Form 102 Due May 15!
    To all Virginia nonprofits, this is a reminder that May 15 is the deadline to renew your Form 102 with the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs. Organizations that wish…
Rank this Week: 945

Your Virginia Hometown Lawyer

Your Virginia Hometown Lawyer

Covers business, family, and estate planning law. By Kristina Beavers.

http://beaverslaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 989

Business Brawls Blog

Business Brawls Blog

Covers business litigation issues. By Kaufman Law.

http://www.businessbrawls.com/blog
  • Jan 12

    The Secret to Life

    The Secret to Life
    One of our clients shared this insight, as told to her by Cantor Maurice Falkow from Congregation Anshei Israel, now deceased. Many people had asked Cantor Falkow about the secret to life.  He always replied that there really isn’t…
  • Jun 23

    TV Is Wrong Or Why Do People Falsely Confess?

    TV Is Wrong Or Why Do People Falsely Confess?
    http://www.npr.org/2013/12/05/248968150/beyond-good-cop-bad-cop-a-look-at-real-life-interrogation
  • May 7

    Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Right

    Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Right
    This blog is a great discussion of the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights.  I think I want some of these rights too. http://popehat.com/2015/04/29/cops-we-need-rights-more-than-you-citizen/
Rank this Week: 1214

Media and Communications Policy

Media and Communications Policy

Covers First Amendment and communication policy issues. By the Media Institute.

http://www.mediacompolicy.org/
  • Dec 16

    Title II Places Global Internet Freedom in Jeopardy

    Title II Places Global Internet Freedom in Jeopardy
    By guest blogger ROBERT M. McDOWELL, partner at Wiley Rein LLP in Washington, D.C.  Former FCC commissioner McDowell is chairman of The Media Institute’s Global Internet Freedom Advisory Council. In February, the Federal…
  • Dec 10

    The Shrinking Impact of Mainstream Media

    The Shrinking Impact of Mainstream Media
    Can there be any further doubt that we have now come to a time when the rightward half of the country perceives much of the mainstream media (the broadcast networks, big city newspapers, etc.) to be carriers of Democratic and/or left-leaning…
  • Nov 25

    Campus Protests and Blatant Attacks on Free Speech

    Campus Protests and Blatant Attacks on Free Speech
    The blatant attacks on free speech seen recently on college campuses pose a special challenge to Democrats and liberals.  This, because the illiberalism inherent in the conjuring up by campus progressives of things like “trigger…
Rank this Week: 1626

Virginia Family Law

Virginia Family Law

Covers Virginia family law issues. By Jason A. Weis.

http://www.familylawva.com/
  • Oct 5

    Fairfax Family Law Paralegal

    Fairfax Family Law Paralegal
    Suellen Honeychuck is a PACE Registered Paralegal and Vice President of Certification for the National Federation of Paralegal Associations.  She has been a paralegal in Fairfax County for more than a decade, working primarily in family…
  • Oct 5

    Fairfax Family Law Paralegal

    Fairfax Family Law Paralegal
    Suellen Honeychuck is a PACE Registered Paralegal and Vice President of Certification for the National Federation of Paralegal Associations.  She has been a paralegal in Fairfax County for more than a decade, working primarily in family…
  • May 4

    Increasing Your Spouse’s Income For Support Purpose

    Increasing Your Spouse’s Income For Support Purpose
    Vocational Expert H. Gray Broughton Introduction H. Gray Broughton is an incredibly useful Vocational Expert (VE) in a Virginia divorce case. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Broughton Associates, Incorporated (a Vocational Rehabilitation…
Rank this Week: 1209

Virginia Community Association Law…

Virginia Community Association Law Blog

Covers Virginia condominium and homeowner's Association law. By LeClair Ryan.

http://www.virginiacommunityassociationlaw.com/
  • Sep 24

    Webinar: How to Protect Yourself and HOA from the Neighborhood Sociopath

    Webinar: How to Protect Yourself and HOA from the Neighborhood Sociopath
    Run into any owners or residents who show contempt for and consistently disregard your HOA's rules? Then you'll want to join us for a cutting-edge webinar on October 15 (2:00 - 3:00 pm ET) on how to wisely and safely handle the most…
  • Jan 7

    Webinar: Collecting Condo Development and HOA Fee

    Webinar: Collecting Condo Development and HOA Fee
    Join me, Thursday, Jan. 22 (11:00 am - 12:30 pm ET), for this practical collections guide reviewing key issues and processes involved in pursuing outstanding debts in common interest communities. The real estate market troubles have left…
  • Oct 14

    Video Interview: Discussing HOA Elections with LXBN TV

    Video Interview: Discussing HOA Elections with LXBN TV
    Following up on my recent webinar discussing the subject, I had the opportunity to speak with Colin O'Keefe of LXBN on the HOA elections. In the brief interview, I explain some big best practices in elections and a few common missteps I…
Rank this Week: 1590

Public Works

Public Works

Covers public service at Virginia Law.

http://uvalaw.typepad.com/publicworks/
  • Jun 12

    INTERNS 360: A SUMMER SERIES FROM THE PSC - Issue 5

    INTERNS 360: A SUMMER SERIES FROM THE PSC - Issue 5
    The Office: Fitting Into the Culture - Amanda Yale When I first started to think about writing this issue on fitting into office culture, I did what any marginally technologically savvy person would do. I went to the internet for...
  • Jun 5

    INTERNS 360: A SUMMER SERIES FROM THE PSC - Issue 4

    INTERNS 360: A SUMMER SERIES FROM THE PSC - Issue 4
    That Intern with Initiative - Annie Kim You already know the basics of being a good intern. Being smart, eager, dependable. Turning in impeccable work. Diving into projects. Not showing up to the office in flip-flops. But what inspires a...
  • Jun 4

    INTERNS 360: A SUMMER SERIES FROM THE PSC - Issue 3

    INTERNS 360: A SUMMER SERIES FROM THE PSC - Issue 3
    Email Etiquette - Liz Averill Like practically every lawyer I know, I have seen a lot of embarrassing emails. The worst have been emails containing personal messages or confidential information that were unintentionally sent to large groups…
Rank this Week: 1409

Cyber Lawyer Blog

Cyber Lawyer Blog

Covers defamation, trademark, computer crimes and copyright law. By Domingo Rivera.

http://cyberlawyerblog.com
  • Dec 4

    Cybersecurity: Stuck Between Advanced Hackers, Government Regulators, and Liability

    Cybersecurity: Stuck Between Advanced Hackers, Government Regulators, and Liability
    <u>Cyber attacks occur every second of every day</u>. The frequency and sophistication of the attacks <br> continues to rise. With the increased sophistication and the proliferation of corporate espionage and nation-state…
  • May 8

    Anonymous Internet Cowards and Public Interest Law Firm

    Anonymous Internet Cowards and Public Interest Law Firm
    In our efforts to identify the authors of defamatory contents targeting our clients, we utilize many methods.  Sometimes we issue subpoenas, but that is not all we do.  Our Internet law firm stands out for our use of technology to assist…
  • Oct 6

    Copyright Law: Pornographers Following RIAA's Shakedown Tactic

    Copyright Law: Pornographers Following RIAA's Shakedown Tactic
    At this Internet law firm, we are no strangers to copyright litigation.  From whether website reviews are copyrightable to defending individuals caught in the RIAA's use of the Department of Justice to do RIAA's litigation in the form of
Rank this Week: 1470

VA-NC Medical Surgery Malpractice…

VA-NC Medical Surgery Malpractice Blog

By Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton, P.C.

http://va-nc-medical-surgery-malpractice-attorneys.com/
Rank this Week: 1723

Maryland Injury and Disability Law

Maryland Injury and Disability Law

Covers injury and disability issues. By Greenberg & Bederman, LLP.

http://www.mdinjurydisabilitylaw.com/
  • Apr 3

    Social Security Disability Is Not Welfare

    Social Security Disability Is Not Welfare
    One aspect of our practice is working with some of our injured clients to help them get through the Social Security Disability Insurance process. We don’t have to do this with all of our clients. Some of our clients suffer injuries that…
  • Apr 3

    Colonial Parking Faces Lawsuit for Serious Injury

    Colonial Parking Faces Lawsuit for Serious Injury
    Petula Dvorak is a columnist for the Washington Post, but not the sort of columnist that grabs national headlines or gets invited to cable talk shows. She covers Washington, DC, the place where regular people work and live, and not…
  • Mar 14

    Senseless Teenage Accident Deaths in Ohio

    Senseless Teenage Accident Deaths in Ohio
      As far as car accidents go, you really can’t get much worse than this: “A car crash in Ohio this weekend killed 6 teens. The Honda Passport was carrying eight teenagers when it crashed into a guardrail just south of Warren,…
Rank this Week: 1701

Federal Government Contract Digest

Federal Government Contract Digest

Covers federal government contracts law, bid protests and formation of entities under the various SBA programs. By Anthony E. Cooch Jr.

http://www.fedgovcondigest.com
  • Mar 27

    Should Past GAO Decisions Be Considered in Deciding Whether to File a Bid Protest?

    Should Past GAO Decisions Be Considered in Deciding Whether to File a Bid Protest?
    Several times a week, the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) posts bid protest decisions on its website.  Generally, decisions are not posted in their entirety; portions of the bid protest decision are often redacted…
  • Mar 13

    How to Qualify for HUBZone Certification and Why It Matter

    How to Qualify for HUBZone Certification and Why It Matter
    Last month the Small Business Administration designated an area of Downtown Leesburg, Virginia as a HUBZone, or “Historically Underutilized Business Zone”.  As reported by Ethan Rothstein in an article published in Leesburg…
  • Mar 6

    How the Government Can Override the Bid Protest Automatic Stay

    How the Government Can Override the Bid Protest Automatic Stay
    When a bid protest is timely filed with the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) an automatic stay goes into effect and continues until the case is resolved.  This automatic stay is not bulletproof – it can be…
Rank this Week: 1735

Community Mediation Center

Community Mediation Center

Offers mediator tips and mediation resources.

http://conflictcrushers.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1219

Thomson Law Firm Q & A

Thomson Law Firm Q & A

Answers common questions about car accidents, medical malpractice and other serious issues that can involve lawsuits.

http://www.myvirginiainjurylawyer.com/q-a/
  • Feb 6

    Double Duty for Airbag Recalls this Week

    Double Duty for Airbag Recalls this Week
    After recalling over 33 million vehicles worldwide for defective Takata airbags, one might assume that the recall was extensive enough to have covered all of the vehicles that contained these dangerous exploding devices. But alas, the NHTSA…
  • Jan 25

    The Aftermath of Winter Storm Jona

    The Aftermath of Winter Storm Jona
      A historic storm like Jonas, which dropped record snowfall amounts on Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and up the East Coast, is a grim reminder of the inherent dangers of driving on snow packed, icy roads. According to…
  • Jan 18

    Snow is in the Forecast for Friday

    Snow is in the Forecast for Friday
    Love it or hate it winter is predicted to make it’s timely arrival this Friday, January 22, 2016.  Forecasters are predicting 3-5 inches of accumulation beginning with a rain/snow mix Thursday evening, changing to all snow by…
Rank this Week: 3940

Robert Weed Blog

Robert Weed Blog

News and tips for people in Northern Virginia considering personal bankruptcy.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 6

    Delbert Services Can’t Hide Behind Indian Tribe

    Delbert Services Can’t Hide Behind Indian Tribe
    Delbert Services Can’t Hide Behind Indian Tribe law–4th Circuit Delbert Services is a debt collector, collecting bad debts for the internet payday lender, Western Sky. Western Sky has been shut down for a couple years.  Their…
  • Jan 28

    Chapter 13 in Virginia–A New Nightmare

    Chapter 13 in Virginia–A New Nightmare
    Chapter 13 in Virginia–A New Nightmare The Bankruptcy Judge in Norfolk just made chapter 13 in Virginia even more dangerous.  And last night one bankruptcy judge in Alexandria hinted that he agrees.   The issue came up the the…
  • Jan 24

    Woodbridge Bankruptcy Lawyer 100 Five Star Review

    Woodbridge Bankruptcy Lawyer 100 Five Star Review
    Thanks, Woodbridge!  This week brought our one hundredth five star review. I’m Woodbridge bankruptcy lawyer Robert Weed.  And I’m happy to announce we now have one hundred five star reviews from Woodbridge bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 2299

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Robert Weed Bankruptcy Law

Provides bankruptcy information for Northern Virginia.

http://robertweed.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 6

    Delbert Services Can’t Hide Behind Indian Tribe

    Delbert Services Can’t Hide Behind Indian Tribe
    Delbert Services Can’t Hide Behind Indian Tribe law–4th Circuit Delbert Services is a debt collector, collecting bad debts for the internet payday lender, Western Sky. Western Sky has been shut down for a couple years.  Their…
  • Jan 28

    Chapter 13 in Virginia–A New Nightmare

    Chapter 13 in Virginia–A New Nightmare
    Chapter 13 in Virginia–A New Nightmare The Bankruptcy Judge in Norfolk just made chapter 13 in Virginia even more dangerous.  And last night one bankruptcy judge in Alexandria hinted that he agrees.   The issue came up the the…
  • Jan 24

    Woodbridge Bankruptcy Lawyer 100 Five Star Review

    Woodbridge Bankruptcy Lawyer 100 Five Star Review
    Thanks, Woodbridge!  This week brought our one hundredth five star review. I’m Woodbridge bankruptcy lawyer Robert Weed.  And I’m happy to announce we now have one hundred five star reviews from Woodbridge bankruptcy…
Rank this Week: 4508

Virginia Workers' Compensation…

Virginia Workers' Compensation Case Blog

By Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus.

http://jerrylutkenhaus.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 6

    What if your Virginia Social Security Disability is cut off?

    What if your Virginia Social Security Disability is cut off?
    DISASTER: YOUR VIRGINIA SOCIAL SECURITY HAS BEEN CUT OFF! Bad news! You fought long and hard to win your disability but now the government says you have "improved" and you are no longer disabled. What can you do?1.  You need to file…
  • Dec 31

    Why a Repeitive Injury at Work is not compensable as a Workers' Compensation Claim in Virginia

    Why a Repeitive Injury at Work is not compensable as a Workers' Compensation Claim in Virginia
    You are injured at work so you would naturally expect to receive compensation under the workers' compensation laws. In Virginia, if is a repetitive trauma injury, you will not be successful.In Virginia you can be compensated for an injury at…
  • Dec 13

    The 5 Best Things to Say to the Social Security Judge

    The 5 Best Things to Say to the Social Security Judge
    I have represented claimants in over 1,000 Social Security Disability hearings. These are some suggestions about the claimant's testimony before the judge:First, if you have a case that involves chronic pain you are going to be asked what is…
Rank this Week: 3745

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Feb 5

    Is Wi-Fi in Danger?

    Is Wi-Fi in Danger?
    Upcoming tests seek to predict whether Wi-Fi can survive cell companies’ using its frequency bands. (Like it says in that disclaimer over to the right, this post reflects the opinions of its author – not his law firm, its other…
  • Feb 5

    Telecom Tickler 2016 – CPNI Certifications Due By March 1

    Telecom Tickler 2016 – CPNI Certifications Due By March 1
    It’s that time of year again – time for our annual reminder to most (but not necessarily all) telecommunications carriers and interconnected VoIP providers that your CPNI certifications are due by March 1, 2016. As described by…
  • Feb 2

    Update: Last Piece of AM Revitalization Puzzle Now in Place

    Update: Last Piece of AM Revitalization Puzzle Now in Place
    As we reported just a couple of weeks ago, the last element of the AM Revitalization rulemaking that had not yet taken effect was Section 73.1560 (along with the related Form 338, a/k/a the AM Station Modulation Dependent Carrier Level (MDCL)…
Rank this Week: 3623

Health Care Investor

Health Care Investor

Covers issues and trends that impact investments in healthcare and life sciences businesses. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.thehealthcareinvestor.com
  • Feb 5

    Less Than Three Weeks Until 13th Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Private Equity and Finance Conference

    Less Than Three Weeks Until 13th Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Private Equity and Finance Conference
    The McGuireWoods & RSM US 13th Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Private Equity and Finance Conference is less than three weeks away. Register today! This two-day healthcare-focused private equity, lending and finance conference which…
  • Feb 3

    Legal Considerations for Retail Clinic

    Legal Considerations for Retail Clinic
    Retail clinics have grown substantially in number and popularity since their emergence in the early 2000s. Retail clinics are limited healthcare clinics that operate outside of physician offices and hospitals, typically in pharmacies, grocery…
  • Feb 1

    Healthcare Regulatory Diligence: “What Does it Mean to Financial Underwriting?”

    Healthcare Regulatory Diligence: “What Does it Mean to Financial Underwriting?”
    It’s deal time! The 2016 JP Morgan Healthcare Conference has set the tone for another successful year for healthcare investing. A company’s financial health is a key factor in the underwriting process for any type of loan and, in…
Rank this Week: 3800

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Endangered Species Law & Policy

Covers listing decisions, critical habitats and endangered species litigation. By Nossaman LLP.

http://www.endangeredspecieslawandpolicy.com/
  • Feb 4

    Republican Congressmen Introduce Legislation to Opt Out of Ninth Circuit

    Republican Congressmen Introduce Legislation to Opt Out of Ninth Circuit
    Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake (R) and Rep. Matt Salmon (R) recently introduced a bill (pdf) that would remove several western states from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and move them to a proposed, to-be-created Twelfth…
  • Jan 27

    NMFS Designates Additional Critical Habitat for North Atlantic Right Whale

    NMFS Designates Additional Critical Habitat for North Atlantic Right Whale
    On January 27, 2016, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) issued a final rule designating approximately 29,763 nautical square miles of marine habitat for the North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis). The critical habitat is…
  • Jan 22

    Senate Sportsmen’s Bill Would Delist Gray Wolves in Wyoming and Great Lakes Region

    Senate Sportsmen’s Bill Would Delist Gray Wolves in Wyoming and Great Lakes Region
    On January 20, 2015, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works approved S. 659, the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015, which complements the bill reported by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee late last…
Rank this Week: 4975

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

Official blawg of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library at the University of Virginia School of Law.

http://uvalaw.typepad.com/library/
  • Feb 4

    Spring Introduction to Mindfulness for Law Students Workshop

    Spring Introduction to Mindfulness for Law Students Workshop
    Sign Up Now! Law school teaches you how to think like a lawyer. The UVA Mindfulness Center’s introduction to mindfulness enhances your law school learning by giving you tools to focus, retain information, communicate effectively, and…
  • Feb 3

    Welcome, Alex Jakubow!

    Welcome, Alex Jakubow!
    Alex Jakubow With the new year, you may have noticed a new face in the library. Alex Jakubow joins our research and reference team to support empirical legal research. Alex is skilled with data collection, cleaning and analysis. As law…
  • Jan 29

    A Video Tour of the Student Delivery Service (SDS)

    A Video Tour of the Student Delivery Service (SDS)
    Our latest video production by Bryan Kasik takes you behind-the scenes of SDS (the Student Delivery Service). Join the man behind the stack of books as he explodes all of the myths surrounding this popular Law Library service.
Rank this Week: 3267

Virginia Injury Lawyers Blog

Virginia Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Charles B. Roberts & Associates, P.C.

http://www.virginiainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 3

    The Enforceability of Liability Release Waivers in Virginia Court

    The Enforceability of Liability Release Waivers in Virginia Court
    When someone joins a gym or engages in any type of pay-to-play activity, such as bungee jumping, skiing, or river rafting, the company providing the service will often request that the person sign a liability release waiver before…
  • Jan 27

    Court Denies Request for Punitive Damages and Imposes Sanctions Against Plaintiff

    Court Denies Request for Punitive Damages and Imposes Sanctions Against Plaintiff
    Earlier this month, an appellate court affirmed a lower court’s denial of a request for punitive damages and actually sanctioned the plaintiffs for pushing for the damages despite no good-faith reason for doing so. The case illustrates…
  • Jan 20

    Couple Sues Auction House after Wife Injured in Slip-and-Fall Accident

    Couple Sues Auction House after Wife Injured in Slip-and-Fall Accident
    Businesses and organizations have a legal responsibility to maintain safe premises for members of the public who have been explicitly or implicitly invited onto the premises while they are engaging in business or the location is…
Rank this Week: 2292

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

Covers immigration and criminal law. By Hassan M. Ahmad.

http://www.hmalegal.com/blawg.html
  • Feb 2

    ICE Raids Based On Meaningless Rhetoric

    ICE Raids Based On Meaningless Rhetoric
    The ICE raids on undocumented immigrants with “final” orders of removal continue to paralyze immigrant communities throughout the country with fear. As many as 121 asylum seekers were taken into custody in Georgia, North…
  • Feb 2

    HMA Law Firm On New Afghan Variety Show

    HMA Law Firm On New Afghan Variety Show
    We have some exciting news to share!Our firm has been invited to appear on a new international Afghan television program, Shakha-E-Dunyah. Shakha-E-Dunyah is aired twice a week on Payame Afghan TV, a satellite television network based in Los…
  • Jan 10

    Guidelines on Form I-693, Medical Examination

    Guidelines on Form I-693, Medical Examination
    Individuals applying for adjustment of status by filing Form I-485 are required to submit the Form I-693, Medical Examination along with their Form I-485. The reasoning for submission of this document is to ensure that the individual is not…
Rank this Week: 4980

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Feb 1

    Voting Opens for the 2016 Best Construction Blog Competition

    Voting Opens for the 2016 Best Construction Blog Competition
    Yes, it’s that time of year again and my friends at the Construction Marketing Ideas blog, along with those that were kind enough to nominate Musings for the ballot, have put this construction law blog in the running again this…
  • Jan 14

    Check Out the VBA’s New Construction Law Blog

    Check Out the VBA’s New Construction Law Blog
    The Virginia Bar Association has launched a great construction resource (to read along with Musings of course) for all of you construction attorneys out there.  My pals Scott Kowalski and Josh Johnson are the curators and driving force…
  • Jan 11

    Lead Paint Rule Update

    Lead Paint Rule Update
    Originally posted 2010-05-03 09:00:28. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe new lead paint regulations are all over the construction news these days.  I thought it would be helpful to you, as construction professionals, to put together…
Rank this Week: 4445

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
  • Jan 29

    Reckless Driving Dismissals in January 2016

    Reckless Driving Dismissals in January 2016
    We had a good month, achieving a number of dismissals for reckless driving charges. (One was for an alleged speed of 89 mph in a 55 mph zone.) On January 11, 2016, we had 3 Reckless Driving by Speed dismissals…
  • Nov 5

    5 Clients, Each with 2 Reckless Driving Trials This Year, Avoid 10 Reckless Driving Convictions (5 x 2 = 10)

    5 Clients, Each with 2 Reckless Driving Trials This Year, Avoid 10 Reckless Driving Convictions (5 x 2 = 10)
    DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. Zachary gets his two reckless driving by speed…
  • Nov 5

    Virginia Beach Reckless Driving by Speed (95 in a 55) Reduced

    Virginia Beach Reckless Driving by Speed (95 in a 55) Reduced
    DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. October 22, 2015 – Virginia…
Rank this Week: 2891

Virginia Trucking Accident Injury…

Virginia Trucking Accident Injury Attorneys

Covers truck accidents and legal issues affecting trucking law in Virginia and beyond. By the Cooper Hurley Law Firm.

http://www.virginia-truck-accident-attorney-help.com/
  • Jan 28

    Driver is Jailed for 11 Years over Death of Virginia Tow Truck Driver

    Driver is Jailed for 11 Years over Death of Virginia Tow Truck Driver
    By John Cooper, Virginia Trucking Accident Lawyer A recent case in which a man was sentenced to 11 years in prison for a DUI accident that killed a tow truck driver, has again illustrated the vulnerability of people working in the tow…
  • Jan 18

    Trucker Who Killed Five from Eastern Shore of Virginia is Hit with Multiple Charge

    Trucker Who Killed Five from Eastern Shore of Virginia is Hit with Multiple Charge
    By John Cooper, Virginia Trucking Accident Lawyer The truck driver who was involved in a horrific crash that killed five residents of the Eastern Shore of Virginia, was hit with multiple traffic charges, according to media reports. An update…
  • Jan 12

    Tractor-Trailer Plummets off Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

    Tractor-Trailer Plummets off Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel
    By John Cooper, Virginia Trucking Accident Lawyer A recent accident in which a tractor-trailer plummeted from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel into the water below, has again raised safety fears for truckers on the bridge. The CBBT was closed…
Rank this Week: 3618

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

Covers US immigration law and employment-based visa news. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • Jan 25

    DHS has until May 10, 2016, to Cure Defects in STEM OPT Rule, Court Decided

    DHS has until May 10, 2016, to Cure Defects in STEM OPT Rule, Court Decided
    Recognizing the significant hardship a regulatory gap would cause current and future participants in the STEM OPT program, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has given the Department of Homeland Security an additional three…
  • Jan 19

    U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Review Obama Immigration Action Case

    U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Review Obama Immigration Action Case
    The U.S. Supreme Court agreed today to hear a case challenging President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration. The Supreme Court will decide whether President Obama can proceed with plans to defer deportation and provide work…
  • Jan 18

    Ramping up for the H1B Cap Season

    Ramping up for the H1B Cap Season
    Each year, USCIS issues 65,000 H-1B visas and 20,000 “master’s cap” visas. April 1, 2016 is he first date on which an H-1B petition may be filed for FY 2017, in anticipation of an October 1, 2016 start date. Last year, USCIS…
Rank this Week: 3892

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Jan 22

    Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez – Court Leaves Mootness Question Open

    Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez – Court Leaves Mootness Question Open
    As you probably know, on Wednesday, the Supreme Court finally issued its long-awaited opinion in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez.  Tammy Adkins & Helen Arnold of McGuireWoods’s Chicago office wrote up an excellent summary, which…
  • Dec 28

    The Ten Most Significant Class Action Cases of 2015

    The Ten Most Significant Class Action Cases of 2015
    Some years are exciting in class action practice; others are tamer. In general, in any established area of the law, precedent accumulates only incrementally. And, with the modern Rule 23 entering its 50th anniversary year, it makes sense that…
  • Oct 27

    Highlights from the ABA Institute on Class Action

    Highlights from the ABA Institute on Class Action
    Last week I had the good fortune to attend the ABA’s Institute on Class Actions in New Orleans.  It’s usually a great combination of legal talent, and it’s noted for the depth and quality of its panels.  Among this…
Rank this Week: 4000

Intellalegal IP News

Intellalegal IP News

Features intellectual property news concerning patents, trademarks and copyrights

http://www.intellalegal.com/
Rank this Week: 3840

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covering estate planning, elder law, special needs planning, and veteran's benefits in Virginia. By Hook Law Center.

http://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Jan 15

    Understanding the stages of Alzheimer’

    Understanding the stages of Alzheimer’
    Reportedly, over five million Americans are afflicted with Alzheimer’s. The Alzheimer’s Association has created a checklist of the usual symptoms to help you identify the warning signs. Among these are changes in memory that…
  • Jan 7

    Transportation is an often overlooked but crucial aspect of retirement planning

    Transportation is an often overlooked but crucial aspect of retirement planning
    When people engage in retirement planning, they often fail to think about transportation. They do not consider that a time may come when they will no longer be able to drive themselves, and will have to rely on others to go to doctors’…
  • Dec 29

    How caregivers can deal with behavioral changes of loved ones with dementia

    How caregivers can deal with behavioral changes of loved ones with dementia
    There is ample research to suggest that family caregivers are more distressed by behavioral problems and changes in the personality of their loved ones than by their physical disabilities. For instance, while it may prove challenging for…
Rank this Week: 2520

Virginia Employment Law Journal

Virginia Employment Law Journal

Summarizes important developments in employment law. By Bean, Kinney & Korman, P.C.

http://www.virginiaemploymentlawjournal.com/
Rank this Week: 2810

Personal Injury Cases & News Blog

Personal Injury Cases & News Blog

By Brien Roche Law.

http://www.brienrochelaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 10

    Product Liability: Electric Blanket Fire

    Product Liability: Electric Blanket Fire
    Product Liability: Electric Blanket Fires from Brien Roche Law Electric blanket fires and electric mattress pad fires are frequently the result of a product defect. These types of product liability claims require prompt…
  • Dec 30

    Propane Heaters Can Cause Carbon Monoxide Injury

    Propane Heaters Can Cause Carbon Monoxide Injury
    Propane Heaters Can Cause Carbon Monoxide Injury from Brien Roche Law Propane heaters can cause carbon monoxide injury as reported by injury attorney Brien Roche. These heaters are intended for outdoors usage by campers but can be a source of…
  • Nov 9

    Medical Record Metadata

    Medical Record Metadata
    Medical Record Metadata from Brien Roche Law Medical record metadata can be critical in terms of evaluating when changes were made to medical records and who made them.  Metadata is that data that is recorded electronically to reflect…
Rank this Week: 3266

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

PCT Law Group\'s Legal Insights

Covers civil litigation and employment law.

http://pctlg.com/insights-news/
  • Jan 6

    Physician Non-Compete Held Unenforceable

    Physician Non-Compete Held Unenforceable
      Doctors, especially those who specialize in a particular field of medicine, are in a competitive business.  As such, an increasing number of medical practices are attempting to limit the competition by requiring physicians in the…
  • Dec 17

    Court Rejects FLSA Collective Action Settlement

    Court Rejects FLSA Collective Action Settlement
    In a Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) collective action overtime lawsuit filed by employees of Dollar Tree Stores, Inc., the parties reached a settlement during the litigation.  Since settlements reached in FLSA lawsuits…
  • Oct 21

    No “Blue Pencil” for Non-Competes in Virginia Court

    No “Blue Pencil” for Non-Competes in Virginia Court
    In our information age, a wide range of businesses and industries rely on non-compete and non-solicitation clauses in employment contracts to protect their assets while attracting top talent. Standard clauses restrict the extent to which…
Rank this Week: 2136

Money Law Blog

Money Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy and tax law issues in DC, Maryland and Virginia. By the Law Office of Edward Gonzalez, PC.

http://www.money-lawblog.com/
  • Nov 6

    Beware: Scammers Targeting Bankruptcy Filer

    Beware: Scammers Targeting Bankruptcy Filer
    Scammers are targeting bankruptcy filers throughout the country by posing as attorneys or law office staff and telling them to immediately wire money to pay a debt. Don't fall for it. One of the best ways to avoid a scam is to stop the…
  • Apr 21

    What It Takes to Win in Court: Building the "Paper Trail"

    What It Takes to Win in Court: Building the "Paper Trail"
    Probably one of the most frequent problems I encounter with new cases clients bring to my office is the lack of documentary evidence. No one bothers to put down in writing that agreement with the brother-in-law or "friend" about the…
  • Apr 3

    What's Worse Than a BAD Credit History? NO CREDIT HISTORY AT ALL!

    What's Worse Than a BAD Credit History? NO CREDIT HISTORY AT ALL!
    It may not be a well-know fact, but the truth is a lot of financially-responsible people are turned down for loans because they have NO history of recent borrowing. None. This may be because the person saves up and pays for purchases…
Rank this Week: 4676

Ryan Alley Intellectual Property…

Ryan Alley Intellectual Property Law Blog

Follows recent developments in US Patent and Intellectual Property Law and offers practitioners feedback and lessons for dealing with these changes.

http://alleylegal.com/blog
  • Oct 21

    In re Morsa II – Prosecution Lesson

    In re Morsa II – Prosecution Lesson
    Case No. 2015-1107 (Prost, Newman, O’Malley) Pro se applicant Steve Morsa returns to the Federal Circuit following a remand to the PTAB in 2013’s In re Morsa. The original case was, on its surface, a lesson on the enablement…
  • Oct 14

    Hey. What’s going on?

    Hey. What’s going on?
    Well it’s been almost a year since the last post to this blog. For regular readers who have sorely missed new content here, my perfunctory apologies. For those who have emailed and commented asking about my status (with even a few…
  • Nov 3

    CardSoft v. VeriFone – Application and Claim Drafting Lesson

    CardSoft v. VeriFone – Application and Claim Drafting Lesson
    Case No. 2014-1135 (Prost, Taranto, Hughes) Finishing this trilogy of posts on claim construction of terms of art is CardSoft v. VeriFone. Like Hill-Rom v. Stryker and GE Lighting v. AgiLight, this case deals with the full Phillips approach…
Rank this Week: 2981

Virginia Divorce Law Blog

Virginia Divorce Law Blog

Covers family law. By Wesley D Wornom, PC.

http://www.virginiadivorcelaw.guru/
Rank this Week: 1911