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Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyer.pro/category/blog/
  • Dec 5

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?
    At this time of the year, I like to go back and reflect upon previous blog posts. One in particular stays with me, it is that of the Delia and Marvin family. It started as a normal Tuesday morning in the City of Chicago for this family. What…
  • Apr 28

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago
    As the weather is starting to get nicer, the leaves are appearing on the trees and we have hit spring in Chicago, I am reminded that it is also the beginning of bicycle riding season in Chicago.  Bicycle riding in the city of Chicago is…
  • Apr 19

    Check out the new Nemeroff Law Offices website

    Check out the new Nemeroff Law Offices website
    Friends, Excited for the launch of our new and improved website. Please check it out at: www.chicagoinjurylawyer.pro/ Would love to hear your thoughts on the site. David Nemeroff, Nemeroff Law Office
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What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Oct 22

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975

    Gonzoid Specimen # 1 from Duke Chanticleer 1975
    Duke Chronicle piece 10/22/74 Duke Chanticleer piece August 1975 Original WAC/P? blog post 10/22/16 People don't want to accept that about themselves, that they're part of the general rot, and they react to that angrily, which is a very…
  • Jun 22

    Hell's Kitchen, NYC

    Hell's Kitchen, NYC
    Jacob Riis photo of Bandits' Roost (1890) Old neighborhoods, like old people, have strong personalities. And they are feisty as Hell. The above photograph of an alley in Hell's Kitchen, then in its second century, was taken long before...
  • Jun 21

    Solstice: The Longest Day.

    Solstice: The Longest Day.
Rank this Week: 391

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 25

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 332

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Jun 22

    North Carolina’s Commercial Social Networking Ban for Sex Offenders Is Unconstitutional

    North Carolina’s Commercial Social Networking Ban for Sex Offenders Is Unconstitutional
    In Packingham v. North Carolina, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down G.S. 14-202.5, North Carolina’s ban on sex offenders accessing commercial social networking websites. The law violates the First Amendment. I’ve…
  • Jun 20

    When is Ignorance of the Law an Excuse?

    When is Ignorance of the Law an Excuse?
    An ancient maxim of the law is ignorantia juris non excusat, or ignorance of the law does not excuse. Put another way, it is presumed that the public knows the laws, and a defense of ignorance is typically not allowed. This principle is at…
  • Jun 19

    Bill Cosby and the Lack of Rule 404(b) Evidence

    Bill Cosby and the Lack of Rule 404(b) Evidence
    Over the weekend, the judge presiding over Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial declared a mistrial after the jury was unable to reach a unanimous verdict. I hadn’t followed the case very closely and my knee-jerk reaction was,…
Rank this Week: 507

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 92

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jun 22

    Welcome to the Pets Work at Work toolkit, your first step toward a pet-friendly workplace.

    Welcome to the Pets Work at Work toolkit, your first step toward a pet-friendly workplace.
    “Pets make life better in many ways. Bringing them with us out into the world means companionship, a social ice-breaker and not having to worry that we’ve left them home alone. At work, they can boost morale, build a sense of…
  • Jun 22

    The Nation’s Older Population Is Still Growing, Census Bureau Report

    The Nation’s Older Population Is Still Growing, Census Bureau Report
    “The nation’s population has a distinctly older age profile than it did 16 years ago, according to new U.S. Census Bureau population estimates released today. New detailed estimates show the nation’s median age — the…
  • Jun 22

    Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2017

    Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2017
    “This year’s report reveals new insights about digital news consumption based on a YouGov survey of over 70,000 online news consumers in 36 countries including the US and UK. The report focuses on the issues of trust in the…
Rank this Week: 17

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Town of East Hampton, New York v. Friends of the East Hampton Airport, Inc. 16-1070 Issues: (1) Whether equity jurisdiction allows a private plaintiff to obtain an injunction for non-compliance with the…
  • Jun 22

    And then there were nine – the remaining decision

    And then there were nine – the remaining decision
    The justices are expected to take the bench tomorrow at 10 a.m. to issue opinions in argued cases. There are nine decisions still outstanding, involving everything from cross-border shootings and property rights to the death penalty and…
  • Jun 22

    Opinion analysis: Courtroom closure error requires prejudice on collateral ineffective-assistance review

    Opinion analysis: Courtroom closure error requires prejudice on collateral ineffective-assistance review
    In a narrow and analytically useful opinion this morning, the Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that a courtroom closure error that is not raised until collateral attack via an ineffective-assistance claim does not require automatic reversal despite…
Rank this Week: 10

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jun 22

    U.S. stops all imports of Brazilian beef for food safety concern

    U.S. stops all imports of Brazilian beef for food safety concern
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has suspended all imports of fresh beef from Brazil because of recurring food safety problems discovered since March, when the agency began inspecting 100 percent of all meat from the South American country.…
  • Jun 21

    FDA, U.S. Marshals raid Minnesota warehouse, seize food

    FDA, U.S. Marshals raid Minnesota warehouse, seize food
    Professional Warehouse and Distribution Inc., a repeat offender on the FDA’s books, won’t be storing food for human consumption any more according to the owner who spoke after U.S. Marshals seized food from the rodent-infested…
  • Jun 21

    Hummus recalled from Walmart, Target, HEB for Listeria risk

    Hummus recalled from Walmart, Target, HEB for Listeria risk
    Three brands of hummus with pine nut topping — including Walmart’s Marketside brand — are being recalled in the U.S. and Canada for potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes because the pine nuts were…
Rank this Week: 513

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jun 22

    Shea enters Democratic campaign for Md. governor

    Shea enters Democratic campaign for Md. governor
    Shea becomes the second Democrat this week to announce his candidacy in what could be a crowded field for the party nomination in 2018.
  • Jun 22

    June 23, 2017

    June 23, 2017
  • Jun 22

    Architecture firm Marks Thomas celebrates 50th anniversary

    Architecture firm Marks Thomas celebrates 50th anniversary
          All photos by Forrest French Marks Thomas, an award-winning, WBE certified, Baltimore-based architecture firm, celebrated its 50th anniversary May 18 with a get-together to debut its rebranded corporate logo and a…
Rank this Week: 61

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Jun 22

    Gonzales & Cochran on Body Camera

    Gonzales & Cochran on Body Camera
    Alberto Gonzales and Donald Q. Cochran (Belmont University - College of Law and Belmont University - College of Law) have posted Police-Worn Body Cameras: An Antidote to the 'Ferguson Effect'? (Missouri Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 2, p. 299…
  • Jun 22

    Green on Voyeurism and Exhibitionism

    Green on Voyeurism and Exhibitionism
    Stuart P. Green (Rutgers Law School) has posted To See and Be Seen: Reconstructing the Law of Voyeurism and Exhibitionism (American Criminal Law Review, Vol. 54, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Although the incidence of voyeurism…
  • Jun 22

    Price on Funding Restrictions and Law Enforcement

    Price on Funding Restrictions and Law Enforcement
    Zachary S. Price (University of California Hastings College of the Law) has posted Funding Restrictions and Separation of Powers (Forthcoming: Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 71, 2018) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Congress’s “power of the…
Rank this Week: 57

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jun 22

    British Man Helped to Accept His Wife's Death by Six-Day Vigil

    British Man Helped to Accept His Wife's Death by Six-Day Vigil
    Russell Davison held a six-day vigil for his deceased wife, Wendy, claiming the prolonged ceremony helped his family in coming to terms with her death. Wendy died at age fifty, ten years after being diagnosed with cervical cancer. The…
  • Jun 22

    Funeral Pricing Comparison Website Targeted with Legal Threat

    Funeral Pricing Comparison Website Targeted with Legal Threat
    In an effort to increase transparency, Colin Wong established Gathered Here, a price-comparison website listing prices and posting reviews of funeral homes across Australia. To gather information, Wong posed as a mystery shopper and requested…
  • Jun 22

    Estate Planning Attorneys May Be Held Liable in Legal Malpractice Lawsuit

    Estate Planning Attorneys May Be Held Liable in Legal Malpractice Lawsuit
    Generally, estate-planning attorneys in California who draft wills and trusts can only be sued by the client who hired them. There is a narrow exception to this rule. An attorney may be liable to a beneficiary when the attorney’s error...
Rank this Week: 703

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

Blog du cabinet d'avocat et conseil juridique francophone, en francais. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://avocatflorideblog.com
  • Jun 22

    Recours pour les Créancier

    Recours pour les Créancier
    Un transfert frauduleux se produit lorsque le débiteur transmet le titre de ses biens réels ou personnels à un tiers dans l’intention d’empêcher un créancier de collecter. Par conséquent,…
  • Jun 20

    Loi Uniforme sur le Transfert Frauduleux de la Floride

    Loi Uniforme sur le Transfert Frauduleux de la Floride
    Un débiteur est une personne qui doit une créance à un créancier. Au contraire, un créancier est une personne qui prête de l’argent à un débiteur pour une période…
  • Jun 18

    Suppression des Conditions de Résidence Permanente

    Suppression des Conditions de Résidence Permanente
    Si votre statut de résident permanent était de moins de deux ans le jour où vous avez reçu la résidence permanente, votre statut de résidence permanente est conditionnel. Par conséquent, votre…
Rank this Week: 310

Nashville Injury Lawyers Blog

Nashville Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law. By Matt Hardin Law.

http://www.nashvilleinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    Tips for Staying Safe on Middle Tennessee’s Highways and Interstate

    Tips for Staying Safe on Middle Tennessee’s Highways and Interstate
    Thousands of drivers use Interstates 24, 40, 440, 840, and 65 in and around Nashville every day to get to and from work and when passing through the area. In addition, there are also dozens of high-speed highways throughout the mid-state…
  • Jun 22

    THP Closes Interstate 40 near Cookeville after Multiple Semis Crash

    THP Closes Interstate 40 near Cookeville after Multiple Semis Crash
    The Tennessee Highway Patrol closed the westbound lanes of Interstate 40 in Cumberland County after multiple semi-trucks were involved in a collision. Per a report by WKRN.com, at least one semi-truck overturned during the crash, which…
  • Jun 20

    TDOT Begins Preparation for Construction Project Planned for I-24 this Fall

    TDOT Begins Preparation for Construction Project Planned for I-24 this Fall
    The Tennessee Department of Transportation has begun preparing for a major construction project that will significantly impact drivers who travel on Interstate 24 in Nashville later this year. Per a report by WKRN.com, the project involves…
Rank this Week: 364

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Features articles on criminal defense in Dallas and throughout Texas. By Broden & Mickelsen.

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • Jun 22

    Can You Be Charged with Failing to Report a Crime on Facebook Live?

    Can You Be Charged with Failing to Report a Crime on Facebook Live?
    The question of mandatory reporting gets murkier when the alleged crime takes place online The brutal sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl on Facebook Live in March 2017 is raising important questions about whether individuals who view a live…
  • Jun 21

    Supreme Court to Hear Cellphone Location Privacy Case

    Supreme Court to Hear Cellphone Location Privacy Case
    The law is constantly changing when it comes to mobile phones and other technology Before smartphones, you usually had to tell someone where you were out in the world. Today, smartphone technology makes it possible for friends and loved ones…
  • Jun 20

    Texas Lawmakers Pass Bill That Makes Attacks on Police a Hate Crime

    Texas Lawmakers Pass Bill That Makes Attacks on Police a Hate Crime
    Many states also have their own specific hate crime laws In May 2017, Texas lawmakers in the state senate passed a bill that would make attacks on police officers a hate crime under state law. The legislation makes it a second degree felony…
Rank this Week: 880

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Jun 22

    UK Media Limited In What It Can Report Concerning Finsbury Park Attack @ConversationUK

    UK Media Limited In What It Can Report Concerning Finsbury Park Attack @ConversationUK
    From the Conversation UK, a discussion of the effect of the Contempt of Court Act on reporting on the Finsbury Park attack. The Conversation notes that because there has been an arrest, the Act works to preserve the rights of...
  • Jun 20

    Fundraising For the Society of Professional Journalists, San Diego Chapter

    Fundraising For the Society of Professional Journalists, San Diego Chapter
    A couple of folks are independently raising money for the San Diego Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Here's a link to their IndieGoGo page. Donate money and get some "cigarette cards" illustrated with images of…
  • Jun 15

    The News Media and the Use of Drones: Ethical Use Will Build Trust @UWJournEthic

    The News Media and the Use of Drones: Ethical Use Will Build Trust @UWJournEthic
    From the Center for Journalism Ethics, a white paper from Kathleen Bartzen Culver and Megan Duncan, Drones in the Newsroom: Insights Into Audience Opinions and Expectations. Briefly, the authors conclude that the more audiences trust the…
Rank this Week: 287

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Jun 22

    Shanske on State Fiscal Constitution

    Shanske on State Fiscal Constitution
    Darien Shanske (University of California, Davis - School of Law) has posted Interpreting State Fiscal Constitutions: A Modest Proposal (Rutgers Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The fiscal constitutions of many states…
  • Jun 22

    Gora on Free Speech

    Gora on Free Speech
    Joel M. Gora (Brooklyn Law School) has posted Introduction: The Past, Present, and Future of Free Speech (Brooklyn Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 25, pg. 1, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This short paper introduces the papers...
  • Jun 22

    Priel on Legal Realism

    Priel on Legal Realism
    Dan Priel (York University - Osgoode Hall Law School) have posted The Return of Legal Realism (Forthcoming in the Oxford Handbook of Historical Legal Research (Markus D. Dubber & Christopher Tomlins eds., 2018)) on SSRN. Here is the…
Rank this Week: 62

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 230

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 22

    Klatt on Legal Argumentation and the Rule of Law @profklatt

    Klatt on Legal Argumentation and the Rule of Law @profklatt
    Matthias Klatt, University of Graz, Faculty of Law, has published Legal Argumentation and the Rule of Law. Here is the abstract. Both the concept of legal argumentation and the concept of the rule of law are contested and subject to…
  • Jun 22

    Priel on Law and Digestion: A Brief History of an Unpalatable Idea

    Priel on Law and Digestion: A Brief History of an Unpalatable Idea
    Dan Priel, Osgoode Hall, has published Law and Digestion: A Brief History of an Unpalatable Idea. Here is the abstract. According to a familiar adage the legal realists equated law with what the judge had for breakfast. As this is sometimes…
  • Jun 21

    Why "Better Call Saul" Is Better @Acculturated

    Why "Better Call Saul" Is Better @Acculturated
    Rachel DiCarlo Currie considers whether Better Call Saul is the "best--and most morally sound--show on television." Her verdict--guilty. More here from Acculturated. 
Rank this Week: 263

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Jun 22

    Ninth Circuit asks for help on procedural issue arising in limited-civil debt-collection case

    Ninth Circuit asks for help on procedural issue arising in limited-civil debt-collection case
    The Ninth Circuit today asks the Supreme Court to decide a California procedural issue that arises in limited civil cases, including debt collection actions.  The federal court says “an answer from the California Supreme Court will…
  • Jun 22

    Video of judicial elections program available

    Video of judicial elections program available
    At last year’s State Bar meeting, the California Supreme Court Historical Society presented a program — “Thirty Years After a Hundred Year Flood:  Judicial Elections and the Administration of Justice” — on…
  • Jun 21

    Justice Liu critical of Attorney General’s briefing

    Justice Liu critical of Attorney General’s briefing
    When the Supreme Court earlier this week affirmed the death penalty judgment in People v. Sivongxxay, Justices Goodwin Liu and Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar both dissented in part, asserting the penalty should be reversed because, they…
Rank this Week: 706

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
Rank this Week: 247

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property…

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch

An online repository for intellectual property articles, papers and news.

http://www.nlipw.com/
  • Jun 22

    PART 1: Frequently Asked Questions about NAFDAC

    PART 1: Frequently Asked Questions about NAFDAC
    I wish to register a product with NAFDAC – Where do I start? The first step will be to purchase the application form from NAFDAC and review the applicable guidelines or regulations. You may want [...] The post PART 1: Frequently Asked…
  • Jun 22

    Facebook’s New Tool to Prevent Abuse of Profile Picture

    Facebook’s New Tool to Prevent Abuse of Profile Picture
    Yesterday, Facebook  announced that it is piloting a new tool that will give people more control over who can download and share their profile pictures. The pilot program will kick off in India. The company [...] The post…
  • Jun 19

    Release of Global Innovation Index 2017

    Release of Global Innovation Index 2017
    The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in collaboration with Cornell University, INSEAD and a host of other partners recently released the 10th Edition of the Global Innovation Index. The Global Innovation Index 2017 ranks…
Rank this Week: 312

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Jun 22

    Effron on Privatized Procedure and Judicial Discretion

    Effron on Privatized Procedure and Judicial Discretion
    I have posted my newest article, "Ousted: The New Dynamics of Privatized Procedure and Judicial Discretion" to SSRN. In litigation days of old, American courts jealously guarded their procedural powers through the doctrine of…
  • Jun 22

    Leong on Mika on Gender Disparity of Supreme Court Advocate

    Leong on Mika on Gender Disparity of Supreme Court Advocate
    Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Nancy Leong’s essay, On Gender Disparity and Dialogue. Nancy review’s Jennifer Mika’s recent article, The Noteworthy Absence of Women Advocates at the United States Supreme Court, 25 Amer. U.…
  • Jun 20

    SCOTUS Decision in Ziglar v. Abbasi

    SCOTUS Decision in Ziglar v. Abbasi
    Yesterday the Supreme Court issued its decision in Ziglar v. Abbasi, covered earlier here and here. By a 4-2 vote, the Court reversed the Second Circuit and ordered the dismissal of most of the plaintiffs’ claims that they were subjected...
Rank this Week: 189

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    Working Through the Grieving Process: Losing a Father

    Working Through the Grieving Process: Losing a Father
    I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Wrongful Death Lawyer. For many people, their father is their biggest role model. Fathers help teach children how to ride a bike, tie a tie, shave, and many other life skills. Fathers also protect their…
  • Jun 22

    Vallejo Accident Reconstruction Training

    Vallejo Accident Reconstruction Training
    I’m Ed Smith, a Vallejo car accident lawyer. Last week in Vallejo, beginning on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, and continuing until Friday, June 16, 2017, a team of engineers worked to gather data and train police officers in hopes of…
  • Jun 22

    What is a Thoracic Disc Injury?

    What is a Thoracic Disc Injury?
    I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Personal Injury Attorney. When people think about injuries near their spine, they are often nervous about what kind of consequences can result from this injury. While the spinal cord is an important structure…
Rank this Week: 932

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    Advisor Aaron Robert Parthemer Subject to New Customer Allegation

    Advisor Aaron Robert Parthemer Subject to New Customer Allegation
    Gana LLP is investigating new customer complaints filed with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Aaron Robert Parthemer (Parthemer). Our firm has been investigating Parthemer since 2015, when Parthemer was…
  • Jun 21

    UBS Broker Margaret Lech-Loubet Subject to Customer Complaints Over Energy Related Investment

    UBS Broker Margaret Lech-Loubet Subject to Customer Complaints Over Energy Related Investment
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) against broker Margaret Lech-Loubet (Lech-Loubet).  According to BrokerCheck records…
  • Jun 21

    Broker Henry Watson Barred By FINRA Over Securities Practice

    Broker Henry Watson Barred By FINRA Over Securities Practice
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints and a FINRA enforcement action with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) against broker Henry Watson (Watson). According to BrokerCheck records,…
Rank this Week: 206

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
  • Jun 22

    Hiring Misfires Show Need for Tougher Law Firm Vetting

    Hiring Misfires Show Need for Tougher Law Firm Vetting
    In less than a year, Big Law has seen at least three lateral hires go seriously, even criminally, awry.       
  • Jun 22

    Canadian Firm Launches Fund Targeting Tech Industry Client

    Canadian Firm Launches Fund Targeting Tech Industry Client
    Toronto-based Blake, Cassels & Graydon is launching a first-of-its-kind fund to provide subsidized legal services to support the rapidly growing Canadian startup market.       
  • Jun 22

    Caesars Bankruptcy Still Paying Out to Three Big Firm

    Caesars Bankruptcy Still Paying Out to Three Big Firm
    A U.S. bankruptcy judge in Chicago recently approved payments to Kirkland, Jones Day and Proskauer Rose in the Chapter 11 case of casino and hotel giant Caesars Entertainment. The bankruptcy, winding down after nearly two years of…
Rank this Week: 15

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 6

Southern California Injury Lawyer…

Southern California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law, medical malpractice and workers' compensation. By Sharifi Firm, PLC.

http://www.southerncaliforniainjurylawyer.net/
Rank this Week: 526

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 51

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Tampa Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy, as well as foreclosure defense. By Christie D. Arkovich, P.A.

http://www.tampabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    Who Determines Household Size for Filing Bankruptcy In Florida?

    Who Determines Household Size for Filing Bankruptcy In Florida?
    The word “household” appears in over a dozen sections of the Bankruptcy Code, but it is not defined in the Code.  Household income and size are extremely important in bankruptcy and determine whether someone qualifies for a…
  • Jun 22

    Revoking Consent to Call Your Cell Phone

    Revoking Consent to Call Your Cell Phone
    Florida, Georgia and Alabama consumers need not worry about a recent case out of the Second Circuit, Reyes v. Lincoln Automotive Financial Services, (2nd Cir. June 22, 2017) that held today that if the contract allows for robocalls, you can…
  • Jun 18

    Real Life Example of Student Loan Garnishment Gone BAD!

    Real Life Example of Student Loan Garnishment Gone BAD!
    “Ten Years of Garnishment Down the Drain”: In this series of Real Life Examples, I would like to highlight a potential client who came to us after ten years of wage garnishment at $400 a month.  They were upset that the loan…
Rank this Week: 783

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
Rank this Week: 465

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jun 22

    Throwback Thursday: Bernadette Ludwig

    Throwback Thursday: Bernadette Ludwig
    Staten Island women participate in cooking demonstration and conversation about Liberian culture and cuisine Photo via Staten Island Arts: Folklife Throwback Thursday is back! Be excited. First, some background. On Tuesday, during discussion…
  • Jun 22

    5-Year Study of DACA Beneficiaries Looks at Positive Effects on Recipients and Communitie

    5-Year Study of DACA Beneficiaries Looks at Positive Effects on Recipients and Communitie
    From the Center for American Progress Washington, D.C. — Coming out of arguably one of the most comprehensive studies on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) since its implementation in 2012, the National UnDACAmented Research…
  • Jun 22

    Teenage Syrian Refugee Navigates Islamophobia, Multiculturalism in New Documentary

    Teenage Syrian Refugee Navigates Islamophobia, Multiculturalism in New Documentary
    Colorlines reports on a new documentary. Dalya Zano and her mother Rudayna Aksh are but two of the millions of Syrians forced into exile by the country's ongoing civil war. Their flight from Aleppo and adjustment to life in multicultural...
Rank this Week: 69

Center for Democracy & Technology…

Center for Democracy & Technology Blog

Cover privacy, digital copyright, security and open government.

https://cdt.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 610

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 264

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
Rank this Week: 145

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 8

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers California divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office Of David P. Schwarz.

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    Janet Jackson Divorce from Wissam Al Mana

    Janet Jackson Divorce from Wissam Al Mana
    Janet Jackson is going through a child custody battle and a divorce battle with Wissam Al Mana who is from Qatar and is a Billionaire who invests internationally in all sorts of things.  Recently they were seen in the Royal Courts in…
  • Jun 21

    British stock trader prevails in cutting her support payments to ex spouse

    British stock trader prevails in cutting her support payments to ex spouse
    The British divorce court sided with a English lady who was a stock market whiz person who made $13 million dollars during her marriage.  Originally the Divorce Court had sided with the ex spouse husband and gave him a cut of all her…
  • Jun 18

    Special Immigrant Juvenile Statu

    Special Immigrant Juvenile Statu
    Often juvenile immigrants to the United States cannot stay hear legally without going through the special immigration process to get a visa or ultimately US citizenship.  A program was developed by the United States which would…
Rank this Week: 377

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jun 22

    "Jeff Sessions wants a new war on drugs. It won't work."

    "Jeff Sessions wants a new war on drugs. It won't work."
    The title of this post is the headline of this new Washington Post commentary authored by David Cole, who is the national legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union, and Marc Mauer, who is executive director of the Sentencing...
  • Jun 22

    Today's SCOTUS CJ scorecard: government wins in two procedural cases, defendant wins in one substantive case

    Today's SCOTUS CJ scorecard: government wins in two procedural cases, defendant wins in one substantive case
    The Supreme Court this morning handed down opinions in three cases, all three of which involve intricate criminal law and procedure issues. I am going to copy and tweak here the summary of all the action from How Appealing for...
  • Jun 21

    "Evangelical leaders push for criminal justice reform"

    "Evangelical leaders push for criminal justice reform"
    The title of this post is the headline of this new article in the National Catholic Reporter. Here are excerpts: Evangelical Christian leaders are spearheading a campaign for criminal justice reform, calling for equitable punishment,…
Rank this Week: 289

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
Rank this Week: 528

New Jersey Senate Republicans

New Jersey Senate Republicans

Provides legislative support to teh Republican senators in the Legislature of the State of New Jersey.

http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=Rr9IF0xl3RGXd835_w6H4A
Rank this Week: 417

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Jun 22

    Justice Gorsuch’s First Opinion, Creditors are Not Debt Collector

    Justice Gorsuch’s First Opinion, Creditors are Not Debt Collector
    The Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, or FBCPA, forbids debt collectors from harassing debtors, including using abusive language, make threats, call the debtor late at night or at work, or make misleading statements. The FBCPA applies to…
  • Jun 21

    Supreme Court Limits Patent Right

    Supreme Court Limits Patent Right
    One of the hallmarks of a successful business is protections on an invention which provide a barrier to competition beyond just money–a patent. Whether you’re an inventor or an entrepreneur, intellectual property protection is…
  • Jun 20

    Teen Sexting May Land Parents in Hot Water

    Teen Sexting May Land Parents in Hot Water
    Quick show of hands, how many people have sent or received from a boyfriend or girlfriend sexually explicit text when they were teenagers? In the age of iPhones, the answer is probably “most young people.” Sexting is so prevalent,…
Rank this Week: 639

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jun 22

    Supreme Court upholds DC murder conviction

    Supreme Court upholds DC murder conviction
    The US Supreme Court [official website] on Thursday upheld the convictions [opinion, PDF] of several men who robbed, raped, kidnapped Catherine Fuller in the District of Columbia in 1984. Twenty-five years after being convicted in Turner, et…
  • Jun 22

    Senate releases health care bill proposing Medicaid cuts, end to ACA penaltie

    Senate releases health care bill proposing Medicaid cuts, end to ACA penaltie
    Senate Republicans unveiled their version of a health care bill [text, PDF] Thursday, proposing numerous changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) [text]. The bill will repeal many of the ACA’s measures [WP report] including the tax…
  • Jun 22

    Israel court rules airline cannot force women to move to accommodate men

    Israel court rules airline cannot force women to move to accommodate men
    A Jerusalem court [government website, in Hebrew] ruled on Wednesday that El Al Airline [corporate website] employees cannot ask women to change seats to accommodate men. Recently there has been an increased number [NYT report] of disruptions…
Rank this Week: 26

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Jun 22

    [David Kopel] Bad police training may have killed Philando Castile

    [David Kopel] Bad police training may have killed Philando Castile
    Can the family of Philando Castile sue the St. Anthony, Minn., Police Department? There may be a strong case, based on failure properly to train the department’s officers. Let’s start with the legal standards. The 14th Amendment…
  • Jun 22

    [Sasha Volokh] Can you delegate to the American Medical Association?

    [Sasha Volokh] Can you delegate to the American Medical Association?
    Under Pennsylvania’s Workers Compensation Act, employers can require employees to get an impairment-rating evaluation to determine what degree of impairment is due to the employee’s workplace injury. Doctors doing these…
  • Jun 20

    :@profnqr: Commentary symposium regarding threats to free speech

    :@profnqr: Commentary symposium regarding threats to free speech
    Commentary has just published an excellent symposium addressing the question: Is free speech under threat in the United States?  Top-notch contributors include Richard Epstein, Heather Mac Donald, John McWhorter, Harvey Silverglate and…
Rank this Week: 5

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 22

    The Lawyers Briefly Seize Control of POTUS Twitter

    The Lawyers Briefly Seize Control of POTUS Twitter
    Today part of the news is that the President does not, in fact, have recordings of his conversations with former FBI Director Comey.  The President's Twitter account (in two tweets) explained:"With all of the recently reported electronic…
  • Jun 21

    Who are the Statesmen of Constitutional Law?

    Who are the Statesmen of Constitutional Law?
    Just noticing:Chief Justice Roberts, in NFIB v. Sebelius, wrote that a (putative) rule of constitutional doctrine, namely the action/omission distinction in the context of the commerce power, is sensible in light of the fact that the Framers…
  • Jun 20

    Health Care and Reconciliation

    Health Care and Reconciliation
         Last December, I wrote about how the strange world of congressional procedure, and particularly budget reconciliation, was likely to shape the agendas of Speaker Ryan, Majority Leader McConnell, and President…
Rank this Week: 168