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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…
  • Aug 16

    Mannish boys grow up to be Senators.

    Mannish boys grow up to be Senators.
  • Aug 6

    America's Street Fight: What's happens long-term? Does anyone have a clue?

    America's Street Fight: What's happens long-term? Does anyone have a clue?
    So what's the future for America and the West? What happens? Long-term, I mean. The divisiveness in this country is at an all-time high in my Boomer lifetime. No, I don't think it will result in civil war. Or in...
Rank this Week: 209

Lumen

Lumen

Features copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret cease and desist notices. A project of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.

https://www.lumendatabase.org/
Rank this Week: 216

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    Emily Gerrick: Chipping Away at Debtors Prison Policie

    Emily Gerrick: Chipping Away at Debtors Prison Policie
    On the latest Reasonably Suspicious podcast, I interviewed Emily Gerrick, a staff attorney with the Texas Fair Defense Project specializing in policies surrounding people jailed for traffic-ticket debt. We only used a 5-minute segment for the…
  • Aug 18

    Do brain-science advancements, death-penalty debates point to need for third path on young adults and crime?

    Do brain-science advancements, death-penalty debates point to need for third path on young adults and crime?
    Our latest "Reasonably Suspicious" podcast segment, Death and Texas, has sparked a number of lively, behind-the-scenes discussions, so I thought I'd pull it out as a stand-alone and provide links to a number of related, relevant…
  • Aug 18

    More on limiting debtors prisons practice

    More on limiting debtors prisons practice
    The Texas Municipal Courts Education Center has issued a summary of new debtors-prison reform legislation (HB 351/SB 1923) as well as guidance related to various laws governing expunction of juvenile records. Check them out here.RELATED: In…
Rank this Week: 55

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Aug 20

    Los Angeles Allegedly Violates Free Speech Rights with Entertainment Contract

    Los Angeles Allegedly Violates Free Speech Rights with Entertainment Contract
    Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles is an outdoor area that is regularly the home of free summer concerts and demonstrations of various kinds throughout the year. You would think you could snap as many photos as you wanted of...
  • Aug 19

    Things to Think About Before You Put Your Project on Kickstarter

    Things to Think About Before You Put Your Project on Kickstarter
    The Internet has encouraged so many cool and interesting ways of creating. Scrolling through Kickstarter, to pick just one website, can expose you to an incredible variety of artistic endeavors that you can support, many of which involve…
  • Aug 18

    Brian O'Conan Hypo

    Brian O'Conan Hypo
    Having disappeared for a couple of weeks into frantic preparation for the new semester, I thought I would re-emerge by sharing a hypo that I do with my students on the first day of class, based on Conan O'Brien's contract...
Rank this Week: 453

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    2 Vehicle Crash WB I84 mp 13

    2 Vehicle Crash WB I84 mp 13
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Aug 20

    Fatality Crash in Boise County

    Fatality Crash in Boise County
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Aug 19

    Final Update: Grass Fire Blocking Northbound I15 North Of Portneuf Road

    Final Update: Grass Fire Blocking Northbound I15 North Of Portneuf Road
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 503

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Aug 20

    Scarcity of Abortion Clinics Drive Up Healthcare Cost

    Scarcity of Abortion Clinics Drive Up Healthcare Cost
    From Reuters Health: (Reuters Health) - The absence of a nearby abortion clinic drives up healthcare costs, a study of California's poor has found. Women who seek follow-up care but who don’t have a local clinic often feel compelled go...
  • Aug 19

    Unmarried Couples and Inheritance Right

    Unmarried Couples and Inheritance Right
    E. Gary Spitko (Santa Clara University School of Law) has posted on SSRN Intestate Inheritance Rights for Unmarried Committed Partners: Lessons for U.S. Law Reform from the Scottish Experience Iowa Law Review (forthcoming). Here is the…
  • Aug 18

    Divorce-Relocation Dispute

    Divorce-Relocation Dispute
    From U.S. News & World Report: TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Supreme Court ruling reverses a decades-old law and sets a new standard in the interest of children in divorce-relocation disputes. The court ruling Tuesday affects cases…
Rank this Week: 113

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
Rank this Week: 46

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 20

    6th Circuit Rejects Rand Paul's Constitutional Challenge To FATCA On Standing Ground

    6th Circuit Rejects Rand Paul's Constitutional Challenge To FATCA On Standing Ground
    Following up on my recent posts (links below): Crawford v. U.S. Treasury Dep’t, No. 16-03539 (6th Cir. Aug. 18, 2017) (citations omitted): In 2010, Congress passed the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), a law aimed at reducing tax…
  • Aug 20

    Using Hamilton To Teach Economic

    Using Hamilton To Teach Economic
    Matthew C. Rousu (Susquehanna University) & Courtney A. Conrad (Susquehanna University), Economic Lessons from the Musical Hamilton, 2 J. Econ. Teaching 30 (2017): The musical Hamilton is the most popular musical in recent history and…
  • Aug 20

    The Top Five New Tax Paper

    The Top Five New Tax Paper
    There is quite a bit of movement in this week's list of the Top 5 Recent Tax Paper Downloads, with new papers debuting on the list at #3, #4, and #5: [648 Downloads] Family Limited Partnerships and Section 2036: Not Such a Good Fit, by…
Rank this Week: 35

Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Applying Chinese Law in US Courts: No Really, Despite it All

    Applying Chinese Law in US Courts: No Really, Despite it All
    Way back in 2008 I wrote a post immediately after one of my firm’s lawyers returned from a federal court hearing where the judge essentially said — near as I could tell without any basis in law — that service of an English…
  • Aug 19

    China Counterfeiting Cease and Desist Letters: The Power and the Risk

    China Counterfeiting Cease and Desist Letters: The Power and the Risk
    Hardly a week goes by without an American or a European company contacting one of our China lawyers wanting to retain us to “stop the counterfeits” of their products online and offline. Far too often these people believe one of…
  • Aug 18

    Beijing’s New Employment Laws: Terminating Probationary Employee

    Beijing’s New Employment Laws: Terminating Probationary Employee
    I have recently been focusing on Beijing with my China employment law posts because Beijing recently came out with new employment laws. The new laws, entitled the Responses to Several Issues Regarding Application of Law in Trial of Labor…
Rank this Week: 760

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

https://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com
  • Aug 20

    Verizon ordered to arbitrate benefits claim

    Verizon ordered to arbitrate benefits claim
    A District Court in Pennsylvania has ordered Verizon to arbitrate a grievance filed by Communications Workers of America claiming that the Company breached a contractual prohibition on "Making any changes in the Verizon Pension Plan or the…
  • Aug 13

    Quick Hits - Deferral, neutrality, "flagrant misconduct" and excessive force

    Quick Hits - Deferral, neutrality, "flagrant misconduct" and excessive force
    Court upholds NLRB’s refusal to defer to arbitratorThe Eight Circuit has affirmed an NLRB decision (available here) refusing to defer to an arbitrator’s award (here).  Cooper Tire had dismissed Anthony Runnion for his conduct…
  • Aug 6

    Marriott challenges arbitrator's award on applicability of neutrality/card check agreement, impact of successorship language

    Marriott challenges arbitrator's award on applicability of neutrality/card check agreement, impact of successorship language
    Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide were both members of a multi-employer Hotel Association and were  bound by an Industry-Wide Agreement (IWA) between the Association and the New York Hotel and Motel…
Rank this Week: 53

Web-Tones

Web-Tones

Covers copyright, patents, privacy and trademark. By the Digital Business Law Group.

http://www.lawtechtv.com/
  • Aug 20

    FREE HIPAA Implementation Detailed Project Plan

    FREE HIPAA Implementation Detailed Project Plan
    This Post contains access to the new HIPAA Implementation Detailed Project Plan. The HIPAA Implementation Project Plan is organized by Chunks/Sprints to support rapid completion your HIPAA Compliance Initiative ("HCI"). High-Level Tracks…
  • Aug 13

    State Laws, Breach Notification & the Protection of Personal Data

    State Laws, Breach Notification & the Protection of Personal Data
    At the HIPAA Survival Guide and the Digital Business Law Group we are starting to grapple with the much broader question of when state laws require breach notification. As the NCSL states in their overview on this topic: Forty-eight…
  • Aug 11

    The NIST Assessment Criticality Model!

    The NIST Assessment Criticality Model!
    The notion of "Criticality Analysis" is NOT foreign to the HIPAA Security Rule ("SR"). The SR addresses (in part) this requirement as part of the implementation specifications for the Contingency Standard in the Administrative Safeguards:…
Rank this Week: 916

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    How Should the Trump Administration Respond to Right-Wing Extremism?

    How Should the Trump Administration Respond to Right-Wing Extremism?
    Editor’s Note: The neo-Nazi protests in Charlottesville and the killing of a counter-protester highlighted to Americans what terrorism watchers have long known: Right-wing extremism in the United States is alive and dangerous. Trump's…
  • Aug 19

    The Lawfare Podcast: Bobby Chesney and Michael Sulmeyer on NSA and Cyber Command

    The Lawfare Podcast: Bobby Chesney and Michael Sulmeyer on NSA and Cyber Command
    Friday morning, the White House announced it will elevate Cyber Command to a full unified combatant command. Within 60 days, the Secretary of Defense will recommend whether Cyber Command should also be split from the National Security Agency.…
  • Aug 19

    Blockchain Standard

    Blockchain Standard
    Blockchain technology is a highly promising concept that fosters security and anonymity.  It lies at the core of things like bitcoin.  One of the issues with blockchain has been a lack of certain standardization that allows for it…
Rank this Week: 69

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 20

    The RAISE Act Would Dramatically Change U.S. Immigration Law

    The RAISE Act Would Dramatically Change U.S. Immigration Law
    A few weeks ago, President Trump endorsed immigration reform in the name of the RAISE Act, S. 1720, which was introduced in the Senate by Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR) and David Perdue (R-GA). The RAISE Act would drastically reshape American...
  • Aug 20

    ICE Has Arrested More Than 400 In Operation Targeting Parents Who Pay Smuggler

    ICE Has Arrested More Than 400 In Operation Targeting Parents Who Pay Smuggler
    According to news reports, the U.S. government is putting immigrant parents in an impossible choice, reminiscent of the situation faced by a parent in the famous Meryl Streep movie Sophie's Choice. Parents Immigration and Customs Enforcement…
  • Aug 20

    Batten Down the Hatches: ICE director says his agents are just getting started

    Batten Down the Hatches: ICE director says his agents are just getting started
    In the seven months since Thomas Homan was appointed to carry out President Trump's promises to crack down on undocumented immigrants living in the U.S., he has been accused of abusing that power by targeting undocumented immigrants without…
Rank this Week: 57

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    When "mayo" is not manyonnaise, yet still is mayonnnaise: All a matter of the label?

    When "mayo" is not manyonnaise, yet still is mayonnnaise: All a matter of the label?
    When is “mayo” not mayonnaise yet still can be called “mayo”, even when the product has no egg-based ingredient? This Kat was reminded of this question in reading recently that Hampton Creek, Inc., a much ballyhooed,…
  • Aug 18

    Friday fantasie

    Friday fantasie
    I heard IP events?CITMA Autumn Conference -- IP and social media12th October 2017, 10am – 7pmHyatt Regency BirminghamEarn 5 hours’ CPDRegistration has opened, see further details here. UNION-IP September Dinner Meeting -…
  • Aug 18

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat Last Week!

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat Last Week!
    Been away and want to catch up with last week's IP news? No problem! As always, IPKat is here to bring you a quick summary - the 159th edition of Never Too Late.Keeping one eye open for the latest IP newsCross-undertaking in damages - Napp…
Rank this Week: 116

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 15

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Aug 20

    Sales Practices: Third-Party Risk Management Matters Too

    Sales Practices: Third-Party Risk Management Matters Too
    Sales practices in the financial services industry have come under increased scrutiny from both regulators and financial institutions since last year. The attention so far has been largely on the financial institutions’ sales practices,…
  • Aug 19

    Information Asymmetries Conceal Fraud and Systemic Risks in the U.S. Banking Industry

    Information Asymmetries Conceal Fraud and Systemic Risks in the U.S. Banking Industry
    U.S. Government Initiatives (USGIs) to “foster economic growth and vibrant financial markets through more rigorous regulatory impact analysis that addresses systemic risk and market failures, such as moral hazard and information…
  • Aug 18

    Regulating Motivation: A New Perspective on the Volcker Rule

    Regulating Motivation: A New Perspective on the Volcker Rule
    The myriad problems with the Dodd-Frank Act’s ban on proprietary trading by banks have led to a rare bipartisan consensus: the Volcker Rule must be pared back or even repealed. At the root of the Rule’s problems is a fundamental…
Rank this Week: 90

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Aug 20

    Right to a Jury Trial in Patent Validity / Revocation

    Right to a Jury Trial in Patent Validity / Revocation
    by Dennis Crouch Oil States Energy Services, LLC, v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC., now pending before the Supreme Court raises one important question: Issue: Whether inter partes review … violates the Constitution by…
  • Aug 19

    Short Non-Precedential Opinions?

    Short Non-Precedential Opinions?
    by Dennis Crouch Many of us have been criticizing the Federal Circuit new proclivity to issue no-opinion judgment – particularly in patent cases stemming from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. The Court appears to be…
  • Aug 18

    Breathing Preambles and Patent Ambiguity

    Breathing Preambles and Patent Ambiguity
    Georgetown Rail v. Holland (Fed. Cir. 2017) In a prior post, I noted that the Federal Circuit initially released this appellate decision under seal but requested that the parties show cause as to why it should remain under seal.  After…
Rank this Week: 84

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    Morning Radio: Seed

    Morning Radio: Seed
    Walk on music from 89 to 91.
  • Aug 19

    I Began To Build Myself A Birdhouse (First Draft)

    I Began To Build Myself A Birdhouse (First Draft)
    i began to build myself a birdhouselow and narrowmaybe for a sparrowthe woodbrightso to enticei set seedoutsideand over the holei built a latchto spring a hatchto trap herinsideand thereshe stayedtill her wingswere frayedso that she…
  • Aug 18

    Morning Radio: Kristy!

    Morning Radio: Kristy!
    And, perfection is amongst us.In every sense of the word.At least my idea of perfection. So camp.  So vamp.
Rank this Week: 520

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    NYT headline offers Trump a measure of praise.

    NYT headline offers Trump a measure of praise.
    "Protesters Flood Streets, and Trump Offers a Measure of Praise."Here's the part of the article about Trump:President Trump, who has faced unyielding — and bipartisan — criticism after saying that there was “blame on both…
  • Aug 20

    "Every time I do your show, it's almost like I'm on a black station... There's a certain clairvoyance that black folks born with."

    "Every time I do your show, it's almost like I'm on a black station... There's a certain clairvoyance that black folks born with."
    "We don't have as much as we used to, but that's always been there. And so, they can listen to you and know ain't no tricking going on, ain't no nothing. They don't even have to question. Very seldom you hear a black person talking about…
  • Aug 19

    Playing the wrong song.

    Playing the wrong song.
    On December 16, 1977, Elvis Costello was on "Saturday Night Live, and he was supposed to play "Less Than Zero." He gets started, then starts waving his hands and saying "Stop! Stop!"...and "I'm sorry, ladies and gentlemen, there's no reason…
Rank this Week: 30

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
  • Aug 20

    Premian a 18 hospitales por compromiso con la lactancia

    Premian a 18 hospitales por compromiso con la lactancia
    18 hospitales alrededor de la Isla recibieron el reconocimiento del Departamento de Salud (DS) por su compromiso con la lactancia materna, catalogada por la clase médica como el mejor alimento para un recién nacido. La entrega…
  • Aug 19

    Capacitan al sector agrícola para enfrentar el cambio climático

    Capacitan al sector agrícola para enfrentar el cambio climático
    El Centro Climático del Caribe del Departamento de Agricultura federal (USDA) y la Oficina del Bosque Modelo de Puerto Rico (OBMPR) comenzaron la serie de talleres ADAPTA dirigido a agricultores, agrónomos y dueños de…
  • Aug 19

    Se avecina Reforma Municipal

    Se avecina Reforma Municipal
    El presidente del Senado, Thomas Rivera Schatz, anunció que próximamente se discutirá y analizará en el Senado una reforma municipal que atemperará la Ley de Municipios Autónomos para otorgarles un…
Rank this Week: 721

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 125

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Aug 20

    Short Take: Crazy Meets The 25th Amendment

    Short Take: Crazy Meets The 25th Amendment
    California Democrat Zoe Lofgren has proposed a new law that puts the screws to the president. A  new bill introduced in the House of Representatives would require President Donald Trump to undergo a physical and mental health exam…
  • Aug 20

    Lilla Isn’t Gay

    Lilla Isn’t Gay
    Mark Lilla took his career, if not his life, into his hands by writing an op-ed that he knew would make people’s heads explode. Even worse, his break from the progressive orthodoxy would mean that he was now a shitlord, racist, sexist,…
  • Aug 20

    The Court Of No Consent

    The Court Of No Consent
    Say a husband and wife want to engage in conjugal relations. They’re both into it. They’re married. What’s the problem? The well-intended protectors of the faith say “nope, no can do,” and warn the wife that if…
Rank this Week: 39

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By the Law Office of Peter Van Aulen.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.net/
  • Aug 20

    4 Ways to Sell Your Home While Going Through a Divorce

    4 Ways to Sell Your Home While Going Through a Divorce
      Going through a divorce is rarely an easy process. Most divorces are challenging to get through at the very least. Not only can things get emotionally messy, but there are often a lot of tricky legal matters involved as well. One…
  • Aug 11

    Bisbing v. Bisbing Makes a Major Change in NJ Child Custody Laws Regarding Child Relocation

    Bisbing v. Bisbing Makes a Major Change in NJ Child Custody Laws Regarding Child Relocation
    In New Jersey, family law cases always provide courts the opportunity to create new law, particularly when it comes to child custody laws in NJ. One very recent case, Bisbing v. Bisbing, added an interpretation for what is necessary to…
  • Aug 5

    New Jersey Alimony Laws and the Case of Hersch v. Hersch

    New Jersey Alimony Laws and the Case of Hersch v. Hersch
    In a recently unreported case, Hersch v Hersch, the court once again was called upon to interpret New Jersey alimony laws. The parties had been married 15 years when they decided to divorce in 2010. They had two children of the marriage, who,…
Rank this Week: 576

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers life insurance, disability insurance, and claims denial. By Mark S. Humphreys, P.C.

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Events Insurance Lawyer

    Events Insurance Lawyer
    For people having events that can be large, such as wedding, big, family re-unions, company parties, and other types of celebrations, looking to purchase insurance for those events can be a smart thing to do.  The Claims Journal…
  • Aug 19

    ERISA – Some Legal Standard

    ERISA – Some Legal Standard
    Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).  These types of plans are loved by insurers and not so much by the insured.  The reason is that so often, the decisions of plan administrators are final in that the courts uphold…
  • Aug 17

    ERISA And Administrator Conflict Of Interest

    ERISA And Administrator Conflict Of Interest
    Here is an ERISA case from the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  It is styled, Lashondra Davis v. Aetna Life Insurance Company.  It is an appeal from a summary judgment in favor of Aetna. The facts can be read from the…
Rank this Week: 200

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 437

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Aug 20

    Sufficient Notice

    Sufficient Notice
    Partridge v Gupta (2017) EWHC 2110 (QB) Those who have been readers of this blog for a while may recall our campaign about evictions by High Court Sheriffs where the writs were (wrongly) obtained as an administrative act by using form N293A.…
  • Aug 14

    Job Ad – London Bridge

    Job Ad – London Bridge
    Anthony Gold Paralegal – Housing and property disputes team Based at London Bridge, SE1 Anthony Gold is looking for a Paralegal to join our Housing & Property Disputes team for a two-year contract. The role involves supporting the…
  • Aug 13

    Dwelling in temporary accommodation

    Dwelling in temporary accommodation
    Dacorum Borough Council v Bucknall (aka Acheampong) [2017] EWHC 2094 (QB) When is temporary accommodation provided under the Housing Act 1996 Section 193(2) duty occupied ‘as a dwelling’ fo the purposes of Section 3 Protection…
Rank this Week: 393

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 20

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and…
  • Aug 18

    Legal Education Goes Digital

    Legal Education Goes Digital
    For the past few years, Queen’s Law has been exploring new teaching and learning tools in the classroom and beyond. “Blended” learning has been a growing component in our teaching: providing more course materials and videos…
  • Aug 17

    2017 Annotated Quebec Civil Code Available for Free on CAIJ Quebec Legal Info Portal

    2017 Annotated Quebec Civil Code Available for Free on CAIJ Quebec Legal Info Portal
    The 20th edition (2017) of the Code civil du Québec annoté by Jean-Louis Baudouin & Yvon Renaud is now available on the website of the CAIJ. CAIJ is the Centre d’accès à l’information juridique, the…
Rank this Week: 96

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/
  • Aug 20

    Fatal Accident Involving Cow Near Stockton

    Fatal Accident Involving Cow Near Stockton
    I'm Ed Smith, a Stockton personal injury lawyer. A man was driving his vehicle with four passengers near Stockton during the evening of Friday, August 11, 2017. The driver was unable to avoid a loose cow in the roadway, resulting in a…
  • Aug 20

    Ventura State Fair Loses Attendance Number

    Ventura State Fair Loses Attendance Number
    I’m Ed smith, a Ventura car accident lawyer. Attending the Ventura State Fair is something many residents look forward to. This year, however, attendance was decreased. There are several reasons this occurred.
  • Aug 20

    Motorcycle Crash Kills 61-Year-Old Man from Denair

    Motorcycle Crash Kills 61-Year-Old Man from Denair
    Motorcycle Crash Kills 61-Year-Old Man from Denair I’m Ed Smith, a Denair motorcycle accident lawyer. A 61-year-old man from Denair was killed in a motorcycle crash on Monday, August 14, according to the California Highway Patrol. The…
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Georgia Injury Law Blog

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Providing information, resources, and commentary for injured people and their families. By Robert N. Katz of Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall LLC.

http://www.georgiainjurylawblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    The Heavy Cost of Bicycle Accidents in the United State

    The Heavy Cost of Bicycle Accidents in the United State
    Bicycle accidents take a heavy toll on the US economy. Now, a new study finds that these crashes cost the American economy more than $24 billion a year in health care and other costs. What’s worse, the study also finds that those costs…
  • Aug 15

    Benefits of Oxygen Therapy for Brain Injury Patient

    Benefits of Oxygen Therapy for Brain Injury Patient
    For years now, proponents of hyperbaric oxygen therapy have claimed that the therapy can significantly help reduce the risk of long-term brain damage in persons who have suffered a brain injury. Recently, those claims appeared substantiated…
  • Jul 17

    Trucking Industry Will Push for Greater Weight Limits on Tractor-Trailer

    Trucking Industry Will Push for Greater Weight Limits on Tractor-Trailer
    This year, the trucking industry will push for legislation that will increase weight limits on tractor-trailers and 18-wheelers across the country. Unfortunately, heavier trucks on our highways will only increase the risk of accidents, and…
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Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
Rank this Week: 611

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Aug 20

    ISDS in the New NAFTA

    ISDS in the New NAFTA
    This is from Inside US Trade: U.S. negotiators are considering a new approach to the controversial investor-state dispute settlement mechanism featuring an opt-in clause that would allow each of the three NAFTA countries to decide whether to…
  • Aug 18

    NAFTA / WTO Conflict

    NAFTA / WTO Conflict
    This is from Inside US Trade: U.S. NAFTA negotiators are expected to push a proposal backed by Florida-based producers that would allow seasonal growers to qualify as the domestic industry in trade remedy cases despite not representing 51…
  • Aug 17

    Free Trade AND Free College-Why Not? The case for a centrist Democratic POTUS candidate who's also anti-establishment

    Free Trade AND Free College-Why Not? The case for a centrist Democratic POTUS candidate who's also anti-establishment
    (This post was inspired in some ways by Damon Linker's insightful writing about the current US political scene and in other ways by Edward Luce). Most of my political and economic ideas and ideals line up with the progressive movement...
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Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Aug 20

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Aug 20, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Aug 20, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Aug 19

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Aug 19, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Aug 19, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Aug 18

    News Headlines for Aug 18, 2017

    News Headlines for Aug 18, 2017
    Head of Sears Canada steps down to launch bid for troubled retailer , Judge Mary F. Walrath Receives Judge William Norton, Jr. Judicial Excellence Award ,UW-Oshkosh Foundation to file for bankruptcy in wake of building scandal
Rank this Week: 14

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 14th August

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 14th August
    I don’t know about you but I’m not sure I can really bear to read much of the news just now. The twin disasters of the Brexit negotiations and the Trump Presidency both seem to be turning into a sort of horror story. A story where…
  • Aug 17

    Tessa Shepperson Newsround #21

    Tessa Shepperson Newsround #21
    Hello and welcome back to my fortnightly ramble through some of our housing related news items. Immigration in Cambridge There are many reasons for our housing crisis but it seems that in Cambridge they blame immigration. This is shown by a…
  • Aug 17

    Who does the tenant pay rent to if both landlord and agent say it should be paid to them?

    Who does the tenant pay rent to if both landlord and agent say it should be paid to them?
    This is a question to the blog clinic from Roberto who is a tenant. I have signed a contract with an estate agency four months ago. I paid regularly the rent and I have the bills. Today the landlord came to the house and said that the agency…
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Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    How to avoid injury from the insults and firebombs in court and beyond

    How to avoid injury from the insults and firebombs in court and beyond
    How does one avoid injury from the insults and firebombs in court and beyond? The story goes that one day a small bird tried landing on the palm of a t'ai chi ch'uan master. However, the t'ai chi master made his hand go so soft and…
  • Aug 19

    You may always decline being sprayed in court with proverbial prune juice and diarrhea

    You may always decline being sprayed in court with proverbial prune juice and diarrhea
    Each day in court is filled with experiences from fragrant flowers to fetid feces. You may always decline being sprayed with proverbial prune juice and diarrhea. Some people absolutely adore prunes, whether dried, stewed, or as juice. (Prunes…
  • Aug 18

    Virginia’s drug chemist lab is more backlogged than ever before

    Virginia’s drug chemist lab is more backlogged than ever before
    Virginia's government drug chemist lab is more backlogged than ever before, as confirmed in its August 16, 2017, memorandum here  That trend does not seem like it will be reversing any time soon. The post Virginia’s drug…
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Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    State trooper critically wounded in robbery investigation is expected to survive

    State trooper critically wounded in robbery investigation is expected to survive
    8-20-17 Pennsylvania: FAIRCHANCE — A Pennsylvania state trooper was critically injured when he was shot by a suspect in a robbery investigation before officers returned fire killing the shooter, state police said Saturday. A second…
  • Aug 19

    Registered sex offender shot to death when answering knock at door

    Registered sex offender shot to death when answering knock at door
    8-19-17 Louisiana: HREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - The Sabine Parish Coroner has released the identity of a man shot to death when answering the door. The body of 72-year-old Jerry Wayne Scott was found in the doorway at his home in the 1300 block…
  • Aug 17

    Sex offender supervision unit ending in WV

    Sex offender supervision unit ending in WV
    8-18-17 West Virginia: HUNTINGTON - West Virginia's intensive supervision office, which employs dozens of officers who have spent nearly a decade herding hundreds of sex offenders, will end in September. The termination of the ISO program…
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Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Sunday Book Review Roundup

    Sunday Book Review Roundup
    In the The Atlantic is a review of Lincoln Mullen's The Chance of Salvation: A History of Conversion in America.  Svetlana Alexievich's "magnificent and harrowing" The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World…
  • Aug 18

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    A statue of Clarence Darrow has just gone up in the county courthouse in Dayton, Tennessee, where it joins one of William Jennings Bryan.  This Tuesday marked the 70th anniversary of independence for India and Pakistan (which then…
  • Aug 18

    JOTWELL roundup: on Pfander, Fortner, Hinton, Chused & William

    JOTWELL roundup: on Pfander, Fortner, Hinton, Chused & William
    As regular readers know, JOTWELL's Legal History section is a great source for identifying must-read work in our field. Lately I've noticed lots of other JOTWELL sections also calling attention to historical work. Here's a roundup:Writing for…
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Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 783

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Aug 19

    Target just says ‘no’ to Just brand from Hampton Creek Inc.

    Target just says ‘no’ to Just brand from Hampton Creek Inc.
    Apparently the “Just” brand of plant-based mayo and other processed foods will not be returning to the shelves of a Target store near you any time soon, according to the CEO of Hampton Creek Inc., which produces the products.…
  • Aug 19

    Don’t let food poisoning eclipse the afterglow after the big event

    Don’t let food poisoning eclipse the afterglow after the big event
    Editor’s note: The U.S. Department of Agriculture posted the tips below for people planning to view the solar eclipse tomorrow. The staff of Food Safety News offers a couple more: Don’t get distracted by the activity above…
  • Aug 18

    FDA fresh sprout project finds some pathogens, other problem

    FDA fresh sprout project finds some pathogens, other problem
    An analysis of fresh sprouts and the companies that grow them has revealed relatively low numbers in terms of some foodborne pathogens — but also showed low compliance rates in terms of safety measures. Out of 825 samples of seeds,…
Rank this Week: 153

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    Is There A Legal Right to Protest with Guns?

    Is There A Legal Right to Protest with Guns?
    Last week in Charlottesville, Virginia, about 500 protestors marched in an event dubbed “Unite the Right.” Some of the marchers carried Nazi flags. Many were openly carrying guns and rifles. In fact, some of the march attendants…
  • Aug 11

    Fact: There’s A National Left Handers’ Day on August 13!

    Fact: There’s A National Left Handers’ Day on August 13!
    It’s estimated that only about 7-11% of the world population is left handed. Left handers haven’t always had it easy. During the 1600′s people, thought left handers were witches and warlocks. In fact, did you know wedding…
  • Aug 3

    President Trump’s 17-Day Golf Club Vacation?

    President Trump’s 17-Day Golf Club Vacation?
    President Trump has announced plans to spend 17 days (about three weeks) vacationing this August at his “summer White House” – his Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Trump has spent a good deal of time away…
Rank this Week: 540

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Aug 19

    ACI Paragraph IV Disputes Conference

    ACI Paragraph IV Disputes Conference
    American Conference Institute (ACI) will be holding its 5th Annual Paragraph IV Disputes master symposium on October 2-3, 2017 in Chicago, IL. ACI faculty will provide insights into: • The impact of TC Heartland on jurisdiction and venue…
  • Aug 19

    Webinar on Sovereign Immunity as Inter Partes Defense

    Webinar on Sovereign Immunity as Inter Partes Defense
    Technology Transfer Tactics will be offering a webinar entitled "Sovereign Immunity as Inter Partes Defense: Legal Guidance and Analysis of Impact on Licensing" on September 6, 2017 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm (Eastern). Kerry S. Taylor and Peter…
  • Aug 19

    Webinar on Patent Cooperation Treaty

    Webinar on Patent Cooperation Treaty
    Strafford will be offering a webinar/teleconference entitled "Patent Cooperation Treaty: Evaluating the Benefits and Risks, Obtaining International Patent Protection -- Navigating the PCT, Priority, Selection of International Authorities, PCT…
Rank this Week: 86

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Aug 19

    DUI Statistics in Tampa, FL

    DUI Statistics in Tampa, FL
    The Tampa Police Department gathers statistics to monitor the activities of the DUI enforcement officers. We recently obtained these summaries for 2015, 2016 and so far in 2017. The summary distinguishes between self-initiated stops and…
  • Aug 4

    Do you lose your driver’s license for a DUI?

    Do you lose your driver’s license for a DUI?
    During the initial consultation, one of the most frequent questions is: “Will I lose my driver’s license because of the DUI?” The short answer is that it depends. After a DUI arrest, your driver’s license is…
  • Apr 14

    Suppressing the DUI Intoxilyzer 8000 Results for a Lack of Substantial Compliance

    Suppressing the DUI Intoxilyzer 8000 Results for a Lack of Substantial Compliance
    The goal for the attorney in a DUI case involving a breath test reading over .08 is getting the breath test result thrown out of evidence. In order to get the breath test results thrown out, the DUI defense attorney can file a motion to…
Rank this Week: 548

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 19

    Federal suit claims Tennessee's "birth-control-for-sentence-reduction" policy violates constitutional rights of prison inmate

    Federal suit claims Tennessee's "birth-control-for-sentence-reduction" policy violates constitutional rights of prison inmate
    A former inmate of the White County Jail, Christel Ward, filed suit [Complaint, PDF] in the US District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee [official website], Northeastern Division on Thursday claiming that her constitutional rights…
  • Aug 19

    El Salvador strikes down part of family code permitting child marriage

    El Salvador strikes down part of family code permitting child marriage
    The El Salvador Legislative Assembly [official website] unanimously voted [press release, Spanish] on Thursday to eliminate a law that allowed men to marry minors that they had impregnated. The legal age to marry in El Salvador was 18 even…
  • Aug 19

    US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 19 August 2017

    US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 19 August 2017
    Here’s the domestic legal news we covered this week: A married same-sex couple filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] against a former employer on Thursday in the US District Court for the Central District of California [official website]…
Rank this Week: 10

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Court Dismisses Church Trustee Challenges As Moot

    Court Dismisses Church Trustee Challenges As Moot
    In Johnson v. Barnes, (IN App., Aug. 17, 2017), an Indiana appellate court dismissed as moot a case in which the trial court had removed three trustees of the Pilgrim Baptist Church and ordered new elections. Those former trustees challenged…
  • Aug 18

    4,000 Faith Leaders Oppose Repeal of Johnson Amendment

    4,000 Faith Leaders Oppose Repeal of Johnson Amendment
    As reported by Americans United, this week a letter signed by more than 4,000 faith leaders from all 50 states (full text) was sent to members of Congress urging them to keep the Johnson Amendment in the Internal Revenue Code.  That…
  • Aug 18

    Northern Ireland Court Says No Right To Same-Sex Marriage

    Northern Ireland Court Says No Right To Same-Sex Marriage
    A trial court judge in the High Court of Northern Ireland yesterday held that the rights of same-sex couples under the European Convention on Human Rights are not infringed by the law of Northern Ireland which allows them only enter civil…
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