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16 Apr 9:59 pm
And what's not to like? Forty-three now, she's smart, well-educated, articulate, outspoken--and of course funny. She grew up in Manchester, NH. She is very likely a Democrat. Interesting fact: Silverman's mother, Beth Ann, was Sen. George McGovern’s personal campaign photographer during his 1972 presidential bid. [read post]
16 Apr 9:25 pm
Two major factors in deciding the value of any automobile accident case are liability and damages. Damages, which we'll discuss in a later post, include things like medical bills, lost wages, pain, suffering and incapacity. Liability is used (often incorrectly) by lawyers to refer to negligence. In some cases, lawyers might tell the judge or jury that they have conceded liability, which is taken to mean that the defendant admits to being negligent. Technically, if a driver is liable, he was negligent, and his negligence caused damages. However, in some cases, a driver may admit… [read post]
16 Apr 9:04 pm
On April 15, 2014, a motion for authority to assume and/or assign agreements was filed in the bankruptcy case of Noble Logistics, Inc. and its affiliates. The filing was assigned docket number 134 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows: Motion to Authorize Motion of the Debtors for An Order (i) Authorizing the Assumption and Assignment of Certain Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases in Connection with the Sale, (ii) Fixing Cure Amounts Relating to Assumed Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases, and (iii) Granting Certain Related Relief Filed by Noble… [read post]
16 Apr 9:03 pm
On April 15, 2014, a reply to objections and responses filed with respect to the motion for the court to set a bar date for the filing of proofs of claim was filed in the bankruptcy case of The Dolan Company and its affiliates. The filing was assigned docket number 144 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows: Reply to the Objection of James E. Albertelli, P.A., d/b/a Albertelli Law, to Debtors’ Amended Motion for Entry of an Order (A) Establishing Limited Bar Dates for Filing Proofs of Claim, (B) Approving the Form and Manner for Filing Proofs of Claim,… [read post]
16 Apr 9:01 pm
On April 15, 2014, a reply to objections and responses filed with respect to the motion for the court to set a bar date for the filing of proofs of claim was filed in the bankruptcy case of The Dolan Company and its affiliates. The filing was assigned docket number 147 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows: Joinder to Debtors’ Reply to the Objection of James E. Albertelli, P.A., d/b/a Albertelli Law, to Debtors’ Amended Motion for Entry of an Order (a) Establishing Limited Bar Dates for Filing Proofs of Claim, (b) Approving the Form and Manner… [read post]
16 Apr 9:00 pm
On April 15, 2014, a reply to objections and responses filed with respect to the motion for authority to obtain debtor-in-possession financing was filed in the bankruptcy case of The Dolan Company and its affiliates. The filing was assigned docket number 148 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows: Reply to the Objection of James E. Albertelli, P.A., d/b/a Albertelli Law, to Debtors’ Motion for Entry of Interim and Final Orders (I) Authorizing Postpetition Financing, (II) Granting Liens and Providing Superpriority Administrative Expense Priority, (III)… [read post]
16 Apr 8:59 pm
On April 15, 2014, a reply to objections and responses filed with respect to the motion for authority to obtain debtor-in-possession financing was filed in the bankruptcy case of The Dolan Company and its affiliates. The filing was assigned docket number 150 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows: Joinder to Debtors’ Reply to the Objection of James F. Albertelli, P.A., d/b/a Albertelli Law, to Debtors’ Motion for Entry of Interim and Final Orders (i) Authorizing Postpetition Financing, (ii) Granting Liens and Providing Superpriority Administrative… [read post]
16 Apr 8:58 pm
On April 15, 2014, an order regarding the application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of The Dolan Company and its affiliates. The filing was assigned docket number 151 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows: Order Authorizing the Debtors to Retain and Employ Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC as Administrative Agent for the Debtors and Debtors in Possession Effective Nunc Pro Tunc to the Petition Date (related document(s)[7]). Signed on 4/15/2014. (SJS) The Dolan Company filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an… [read post]
16 Apr 8:57 pm
On April 14, 2014, a motion for authority to reject agreements was filed in the bankruptcy case of New York City Opera, Inc.  and its affiliates. The filing was assigned docket number 151 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows: Motion to Reject Lease or Executory Contract // Debtor’s First Omnibus Motion for Entry of an Order Authorizing the Rejection of Certain Executory Contracts Nunc Pro Tunc to the Petition Date filed by Nicole Stefanelli on behalf of New York City Opera, Inc. with hearing to be held on 4/30/2014 at 11:00 AM at Courtroom 701… [read post]
16 Apr 8:56 pm
On April 14, 2014, an application for interim approval of professional compensation was filed in the bankruptcy case of Victor Oolitic Stone Company (d/b/a Indiana Limestone Company, Inc.) (2014) and its affiliates. The filing was assigned docket number 152 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows: Application for Compensation of McDonald Hopkins LLC for the period February 17, 2014 to February 28, 2014 Filed by McDonald Hopkins LLC. Objections due by 5/5/2014. (Attachments: # (1) Notice # (2) Certification # (3) Exhibit A # (4) Exhibit B) (Remming,… [read post]
16 Apr 8:55 pm
On April 15, 2014, an affidavit or declaration regarding application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of USEC Inc. and its affiliates. The filing was assigned docket number 152 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows: Declaration in Support (Notice of Filing of Declaration in Support of Employment of G.A. Kraut Company Inc. as Professional Utilized in Ordinary Course Business [Objection Deadline 4/29/14 at 4:00 p.m. (EDT)]) Filed by USEC Inc.. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit 1) (Steele, Amanda) USEC Inc. filed for bankruptcy… [read post]
16 Apr 8:54 pm
On April 15, 2014, an order regarding the motion for authority to pay claims of employees was filed in the bankruptcy case of The Dolan Company and its affiliates. The filing was assigned docket number 152 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows: Order (FINAL) (I) Authorizing, but not Directing, the Debtors to (A) Pay Prepetition Employee Wages, Salaries, Other Compensation, and Reimbursable Expenses, (B) Continue Ordinary Course Incentive Programs for Non-Insiders, and (C) Continue Employee Benefits Programs and (II) Granting Related Relief (related… [read post]
16 Apr 8:47 pm
ED DRISCOLL: Conservatives In The Mist, Yet Again. “I’m glad that Kohn and Powers have granted those on the right are, as Kohn notes, ‘personable and kind and human. Just like me.’ But why did it take working among them to make the epoch-shattering discovery* that half the country are actual flesh-and-blood humans and not The Other? . . . What will it take for those spokespeople for an ideology that routinely tosses around buzzwords such as ‘tolerance’ and ‘diversity’ and ‘multiculturalism’ to allow themselves to view their… [read post]
16 Apr 8:47 pm
I have spent a good deal of my career trying to get lawyers to spend less time with other lawyers and more time with clients and prospects. In many cases, a lawyer’s business development and networking efforts are more effective when spent in industry or business-related organizations than bar association groups. However, there are certainly times when relationships with other lawyers can lead to client development opportunities, especially when those lawyers don’t do what you do. It all depends on your practice. Targeting other lawyers can very effective particularly if… [read post]
16 Apr 8:29 pm
As readers to this blog know from earlier posts, the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar completed almost all of its work on comprehensive review at its meeting held on March 14-15, 2014. Importantly, the proposed changes  incorporate identification and assessment of student learning outcomes into the Standards.  In […] [read post]
16 Apr 8:18 pm
"An Indecent Burial": Linda Greenhouse has this essay online at The New York Times. [read post]
16 Apr 8:16 pm
A lawsuit filed Wednesday in Hawaii Federal Court alleges that Singer raped the boy, used other force and forced him to inhale cocaine.read more [read post]
16 Apr 8:09 pm
BRYAN PRESTON: The Terrifying Implications of the IRS Abuse-DOJ Connection. [read post]