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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
Rank this Week: 200

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…
  • Jul 25

    Dog Days.

    Dog Days.
    The Summer Heat. It's mostly not climate change wrought by the relatively recent industrial revolution. It's been going on a while. In fact, the six week period between July 1 and August 15 was named by the both the...
  • Jul 23

    Pat Moynihan: The Irish.

    Pat Moynihan: The Irish.
    There's no point in being Irish if you don't know that the world is going to break your heart eventually. I guess that we thought we had a little more time. --Daniel Patrick Moynihan, then-Assistant Secretary for Labor, a...
Rank this Week: 107

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 128

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 25

    Direct Energy Solar to lay off 108 employees in Maryland

    Direct Energy Solar to lay off 108 employees in Maryland
    Barely two years after acquiring a Maryland installer of residential solar panels, Direct Energy is getting out of the residential solar panel installation business. Direct Energy Solar is cutting 108 jobs at its headquarters at…
  • Jul 25

    Convicted Silver Spring killer seeks Supreme Court review of interrogation

    Convicted Silver Spring killer seeks Supreme Court review of interrogation
    A Silver Spring man convicted of murdering an old friend has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review and overturn the conviction, saying police failed to honor his constitutionally protected request for a lawyer made well before they began…
  • Jul 25

    Clipper Mill’s sale reflects institutional interest in Baltimore

    Clipper Mill’s sale reflects institutional interest in Baltimore
    Clipper Mill’s recent sale shows there’s plenty of institutional interest in Baltimore, particularly in mixed-use projects, according to Cris Abramson, executive managing director of NKF’s Capital Markets Group. NKF’s…
Rank this Week: 95

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 51

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

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/
  • Jul 25

    HIP GETS A NEW LEADER

    HIP GETS A NEW LEADER
    Hispanics in Philanthropy Appoints New President The NiLP Report Ana Marie Argilagos Nelson I. Colón. Board Chair of Hispancs in Philanthropy (HIP) announced the appointment of Ana Marie…
  • Jul 25

    SMOKERS SHOULD PAY MORE FOR INSURANCE

    SMOKERS SHOULD PAY MORE FOR INSURANCE
    Americans Back Higher Insurance Rates for Smokers, Not Obese by Justin McCarthy Story Highlights 59% say it's justified to charge smokers more 37% say significantly overweight people should pay higher rates Smokers less…
  • Jul 25

    NAME THAT SCOTCH

    NAME THAT SCOTCH
    Name that scotch Colorimetric recognition of aldehydes and ketones Wiley Vodka tastes different from brandy, and connoisseurs can distinguish among different brands of whiskeys. The flavors of spirits result from a complex bouquet of…
Rank this Week: 7

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jul 25

    Distributor recalled papaya for Salmonella; didn’t tell public

    Distributor recalled papaya for Salmonella; didn’t tell public
    Grande Produce LLC, the importer of Caribeña brand Maradol papayas linked to a deadly and ongoing Salmonella outbreak, has “initiated a limited recall” of the fruit distributed nationwide from July 10-19, according to…
  • Jul 24

    E. coli outbreak source unknown, but ground beef ruled out

    E. coli outbreak source unknown, but ground beef ruled out
    Public health officials have ruled out ground beef as the likely source of an E. coli outbreak in southwest Utah, but they have not been able to pinpoint the source of the bacteria, which has already killed two children. “While the…
  • Jul 24

    Health director reports Chipotle employees were infected

    Health director reports Chipotle employees were infected
    With at least 135 customers of a Virginia Chipotle Mexican Grill reporting they became ill after eating there July 13-16, the corporation is said to be “taking care of” the victims. Lab results from tests of two customers have…
Rank this Week: 93

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jul 25

    Trump Ramps Up Criticism of AG Session

    Trump Ramps Up Criticism of AG Session
    Donald Trump is increasing his attacks on Jeff Sessions. In addition to his recusal on Russia, he's now focusing on investigating Hillary Clinton. He says Sessions is weak on this. This is classic deflection. He wants the attention off…
  • Jul 25

    Repeal of Affordable Health Care Act Advances in Senate

    Repeal of Affordable Health Care Act Advances in Senate
    An ailing John McCain flies in to vote, Republicans once again kowtow to the Charlatan's boisterous threats, and Mike Pence breaks a tie vote. The Senate bill to repeal the Affordable Health Act advances. You don't need a weatherman…
  • Jul 24

    Monday Night Open Thread: This and That

    Monday Night Open Thread: This and That
    I have seen zero news today and just got home -- our last open thread is about full, so here's a new one while I catch up. First catch up: Donald Trump took a "public swipe" against AG Jefferson Sessions. Is it time to start the…
Rank this Week: 2

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

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/
Rank this Week: 8

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: 208

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: 9

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
Rank this Week: 62

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/
  • Jul 25

    Petition seeks change to DPS rules on Class C arrest

    Petition seeks change to DPS rules on Class C arrest
    Yesterday, Just Liberty filed a formal petition to initiate rule making at the Texas Department of Public Safety to substantially limit arrests by state troopers for non-jailable Class C misdemeanors. See the document here.The proposal enjoys…
  • Jul 25

    Texas AG: Carrying a gun doesn't justify 'Terry' frisk

    Texas AG: Carrying a gun doesn't justify 'Terry' frisk
    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has signed onto an amicus brief aimed at the US Supreme Court to argue that carrying a firearm in a state where that's legal does not justify a "Terry frisk" based on officer safety. Here's the full text…
  • Jul 23

    'Reasonably Suspicious': Check out latest Just Liberty podcast

    'Reasonably Suspicious': Check out latest Just Liberty podcast
    Check out the latest "Reasonably Suspicious" podcast from Just Liberty, hosted by your correspondent and Amanda Marzullo of the Texas Defender Service. This month's episode features an excerpt from an interview with House Corrections Chair…
Rank this Week: 41

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Jul 25

    Why No Public Recall of Grande Produce Salmonella Tainted Papayas?

    Why No Public Recall of Grande Produce Salmonella Tainted Papayas?
    The FDA is warning consumers to avoid all Caribeña brand Maradol papayas. Grande Produce has informed the FDA that the company initiated a limited recall of their Caribeña brand Maradol papayas distributed nationwide from…
  • Jul 23

    Grande Produce Linked to Caribeña brand Maradol Papaya Salmonella Outbreak

    Grande Produce Linked to Caribeña brand Maradol Papaya Salmonella Outbreak
    The FDA, CDC, MDH and other state and local officials are investigating Salmonella Kiambu and Salmonella Thompson illnesses linked to Caribeña brand Maradol papayas from Mexico distributed by Grande Produce in San Juan, TX. FDA…
  • Jul 22

    In 2011 Mexican Papayas sickened 106 in US with Salmonella

    In 2011 Mexican Papayas sickened 106 in US with Salmonella
    In 2011, the CDC and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) collaborated with public health officials in Texas, Illinois, Georgia, and other states to investigate a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Agona infections linked to…
Rank this Week: 104

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
Rank this Week: 157

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Jul 25

    Is Textualism Objective and Politically Neutral?

    Is Textualism Objective and Politically Neutral?
    Maybe not. Professor Joe Kimble has studied fifteen years’ worth of Michigan Supreme court cases to assess the results of decisions based on textualist analysis. Here is the abstract: This article reviews and codes 96 cases overruled by the…
  • Jul 25

    Submit an article to "Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing"

    Submit an article to "Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing"
    Maybe you've got a good teaching idea that you'd like to write-up and share with a like-minded audience or perhaps you're working on a longer, law review-type article that won't get into print for a while but you could spin-off...
  • Jul 25

    Important Study of Law Student Study Habit

    Important Study of Law Student Study Habit
    I have frequently advocated that law students need to change their study habits in light of research by educators. (e.g., here) I have argued that self-testing, retrieval, spaced studying, elaboration, interleaving, and problem-solving work…
Rank this Week: 588

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jul 25

    DNA Samples Taken from Salvador Dali's Remains to Settle Paternity Suit

    DNA Samples Taken from Salvador Dali's Remains to Settle Paternity Suit
    Pilar Abel, a sixty-one-year-old tarot card reader, claims her mother had an affair with Salvador Dali and that she is the product of their torrid relationship. Last month, a judge granted Abel’s request to exhume Dali’s corpse for DNA…
  • Jul 25

    Another Death Bed Limited Partnership Formation Fails to Accomplish Its Objective

    Another Death Bed Limited Partnership Formation Fails to Accomplish Its Objective
    Decedent Nancy Powell, after the Tax Court’s holding in Estate of Nancy H. Powell, now represents another taxpayer who failed to achieve estate tax savings through the creation and funding of a limited partnership. Nancy Powell’s son,…
  • Jul 24

    New Associate Dean to Bring Greater Awareness To Law Faculty Work

    New Associate Dean to Bring Greater Awareness To Law Faculty Work
    July 1, Jeff Cooper took on his new role as the associate dean of research and faculty development at Quinnipiac University’s School of Law. He has been teaching at the law school since 2003. Cooper sees himself as an agent...
Rank this Week: 35

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Covers lawsuit funding. By Lawsuit Financial Corp.

http://www.lawsuitfinanceblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Spilled Coffee To Blame For Auto-Pedestrian Accident

    Spilled Coffee To Blame For Auto-Pedestrian Accident
    There are many contributing factors in many auto-pedestrian accidents, with driver inattention being the most common cause. A woman is recovering after being hit by a car in Kenosha, Wisconsin. According to police, the woman was walking in…
  • Jul 7

    Surgical Error Resulted in Additional Surgery and Permanent Urinary Incontinence

    Surgical Error Resulted in Additional Surgery and Permanent Urinary Incontinence
    A woman recently settled a medical malpractice lawsuit in which she alleged negligence resulted in permanent urinary incontinence. In 2012, a woman with multiple sclerosis underwent a hysterectomy. She claimed that during surgery the ureter…
  • Jun 20

    Auto Accident Caused by Drug Impairment Leaves Child with Permanent Brain Damage

    Auto Accident Caused by Drug Impairment Leaves Child with Permanent Brain Damage
    Prescription drug use (and abuse) is a rising factor in auto accidents across the United States. Drowsiness, slowed reaction time, and disorientation are just a few side effects of prescription medications that can affect a person’s…
Rank this Week: 725

Real Property & Title Insurance…

Real Property & Title Insurance Update

Provides a weekly summary of select real property and title insurance cases and recent developments. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/real-property-case-law-blog/
  • Jul 25

    Real Property & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending July 14 & 21, 2017

    Real Property & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending July 14 & 21, 2017
    REAL PROPERTY UPDATE Foreclosure/Standing: note owner had constructive possession of promissory note in original servicer’s physically possession of blank-endorsed note when it filed the complaint, and had standing to enforce same…
  • Jul 13

    Real Property & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending July 7, 2017

    Real Property & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending July 7, 2017
    REAL PROPERTY UPDATE Takings/Declaratory Relief: plaintiff’s request for a declaration that its further pursuit of a zoning application was futile was not a proper claim for declaratory relief – GolfRock, LLC v. Lee County, Fla.,…
  • Jun 26

    Real Property & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending June 16 & 23, 2017

    Real Property & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending June 16 & 23, 2017
    Real Property Update US Supreme Court Regulatory Taking: owner of parcel A, that took title to adjacent parcel B after regulation restricting use of parcels had been passed, lost grandfather rights for both parcels by operation of merger and…
Rank this Week: 561

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    OCR Releases Improved Data Breach Reporting Tool

    OCR Releases Improved Data Breach Reporting Tool
    On July 25, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights announced the release of an updated web tool that highlights recent data breaches of health information. … Continue Reading
  • Jul 25

    Nominate Hunton’s Privacy Blog for the ABA Journal’s Web 100 Amici Award

    Nominate Hunton’s Privacy Blog for the ABA Journal’s Web 100 Amici Award
    The ABA Journal has announced that it is accepting nominations for its Web 100 Amici award. This blog post contains a link to the nomination form. … Continue Reading
  • Jul 24

    New Jersey Shopper Privacy Bill Signed into Law

    New Jersey Shopper Privacy Bill Signed into Law
    On July 21, 2017, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a bill that places new restrictions on the collection and use of personal information by retail establishments for certain purposes. The statute, which is called the Personal…
Rank this Week: 169

Investment Fraud Information

Investment Fraud Information

By Andrew Stoltmann.

http://www.investmentfraudtimes.com/securities-fraud-attorneys/
  • Jul 25

    Edward McFarlane Suspended and Fined For Non-Traditional ETF Sales: What Investors Can Do

    Edward McFarlane Suspended and Fined For Non-Traditional ETF Sales: What Investors Can Do
    Recently, Edward McFarlane was suspended by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and fined $5,000 for allegedly recommending and effecting unsuitable transactions involving inverse, leveraged and inverse-leveraged…
  • Jul 25

    Andrew Stoltmann Discusses A $1.7 million FINRA Arbitration Win…

    Andrew Stoltmann Discusses A $1.7 million FINRA Arbitration Win…
    In a vicious “cat fight” between Citizen Securities and one of its financial advisors in the article below… The post Andrew Stoltmann Discusses A $1.7 million FINRA Arbitration Win… appeared first on .
  • Jul 25

    Summit Brokerage Firm Broker Clay Hoffman Barred By FINRA

    Summit Brokerage Firm Broker Clay Hoffman Barred By FINRA
    Stoltmann Law Offices continues to investigate Clay Hoffman, a former broker with Summit Brokerage, who has recently been barred from the industry by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Mr. Hoffman previously was suspended by…
Rank this Week: 492

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 634

Revista Mi Patente

Revista Mi Patente

Una revista especializada en temas de propiedad intelectual, de contenido ágil y propositivo que gira en torno a las ideas que se convierten en negocios, desde su transformación, administración, protección y cuidado; así como las noticias más importantes que se desarrollan en el entorno.

http://www.mipatente.com/
Rank this Week: 205

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/
  • Jul 25

    What to Make of Jared Kushner's Statement

    What to Make of Jared Kushner's Statement
    Below is an excerpt of a piece that appears on our new Foreign Policy feed. To read the full article, visit Lawfare@FP. It is always an important moment the first time in a scandal when we get to hear from the…
  • Jul 25

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort met with Senate Intelligence Committee investigators today to discuss the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Trump associates and a Kremlin-linked attorney, The New York Times reports.…
  • Jul 25

    On Kaspersky

    On Kaspersky
    Kaspersky Lab is an excellent company with a solid reputation for building good security products. For most users, there is no meaningful distinction between Kaspersky, Symantec, or F-Secure as sources for antivirus and related tools.…
Rank this Week: 72

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    SEC Issues Investigative Report Concluding DAO Tokens, a Digital Asset, Were Securitie

    SEC Issues Investigative Report Concluding DAO Tokens, a Digital Asset, Were Securitie
    The Securities and Exchange Commission issued an investigative report today cautioning market participants that offers and sales of digital assets by "virtual" organizations are subject to the requirements of the federal securities…
  • Jul 25

    SEC Announces $2.5 Million Whistleblower Award

    SEC Announces $2.5 Million Whistleblower Award
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of nearly $2.5 million to an employee of a domestic government agency whose whistleblower tip helped launch an SEC investigation and whose continued assistance enabled the SEC to…
  • Jul 24

    Wells Fargo Huge Data Breach - Lessons for Firms and Their Lawyer

    Wells Fargo Huge Data Breach - Lessons for Firms and Their Lawyer
    Multiple news sources are now reporting that Wells Fargo is being investigated for the release of personal information of approximately 50,000 clients to a former employee.The New York Times reported on Friday that the bank's attorneys had…
Rank this Week: 196

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

Provides news on state and federal employment law and human resources.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Jul 25

    DOL seeking feedback on long-debated overtime rule

    DOL seeking feedback on long-debated overtime rule
    Employers will get the opportunity to offer feedback on changes to the regulation governing which workers are eligible for overtime pay after the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) publishes a Request for Information (RFI) in the Federal Register…
  • Jul 18

    Massachusetts ruling opens door to discrimination suits over medical marijuana

    Massachusetts ruling opens door to discrimination suits over medical marijuana
    by Erica E. Flores A new ruling from the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court should be a warning to employers in the state that refuse to tolerate medical marijuana use by employees with a disability. On July 17, the state high court ruled…
  • Jul 14

    Get ready to switch to another revised I-9

    Get ready to switch to another revised I-9
    On July 17, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will release a new revision of Form I-9—Revision 07/17/17 N—to be used for employment eligibility verification. The new form will be available on the USCIS’s…
Rank this Week: 792

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Symposium: After “universality” – Emphasizing territory and nationality in a world of increasingly competitive sovereign power

    Symposium: After “universality” – Emphasizing territory and nationality in a world of increasingly competitive sovereign power
    Kenneth Anderson is a professor of law at Washington College of Law, American University. A striking feature of Kiobel II, the Supreme Court’s last excursion into the Alien Tort Statute prior to the current Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC…
  • Jul 25

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Milby v. MCMC LLC 16-1409 Issue: Whether, under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act’s complete preemption doctrine, federal courts are precluded from exercising federal question jurisdiction…
  • Jul 25

    Symposium: The lessons of Nuremberg

    Symposium: The lessons of Nuremberg
    Beth Van Schaack is the Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor in Human Rights at Stanford Law School. She is also the executive editor of Just Security. As the U.S. Supreme Court takes up the question of whether the Alien Tort Statute supports…
Rank this Week: 17

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jul 25

    Jeff Sessions, in a Stronger Position Than You Think

    Jeff Sessions, in a Stronger Position Than You Think
    The President criticized Attorney General Sessions for the third consecutive day today. The President's quite explicit disappointment with Sessions has led many to believe the Attorney General's days on the job are numbered.I believe there…
  • Jul 25

    The Law-And-Order President Needs His Law-And-Order Attorney General

    The Law-And-Order President Needs His Law-And-Order Attorney General
    Among the planks of the platform President Trump was elected on was his promise to be a law-and-order President.  Unlike some of the other planks, that is a promise he has delivered on so far.  Two of Mr. Trump's most...
  • Jul 25

    Unintended Consequence

    Unintended Consequence
    The Bucks County Courier reports: Shaquana Green and her toddler daughter disappeared during a weekly Saturday afternoon visit in 2012, an incident that Upper Darby police described in court documents as a custody dispute.Fewer than three…
Rank this Week: 136

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jul 25

    Refugees Confront the Past Through Art

    Refugees Confront the Past Through Art
    The New York Times reported about the Temporary Museum, a pop-up exhibition inside the Bijlmerbajes in Amsterdam, a former prison that is now a center for asylum seekers, where those who fled are presenting works that help the public…
  • Jul 25

    The Implicit and Explicit Rulings in the Trump v. IRAP Stay Decision by Geoffrey A. Hoffman

    The Implicit and Explicit Rulings in the Trump v. IRAP Stay Decision by Geoffrey A. Hoffman
    The Implicit and Explicit Rulings in the Trump v. IRAP Stay Decision by Geoffrey A. Hoffman On June 26, 2017, the Supreme Court granted certiorari and partially granted the Trump administration’s request for a stay of the injunction on…
  • Jul 25

    Teach Your Children: Teacher refuses to answer Border Patrol questions at checkpoint

    Teach Your Children: Teacher refuses to answer Border Patrol questions at checkpoint
    News from San Diego. Middle school teacher Shane Parmely was detained for over an hour by Border Patrol agents at a checkpoint in New Mexico because she refused to answer a question about whether she was a U.S. citizen. Parmely’s...
Rank this Week: 31

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 219

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse…

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home neglect news and laws. By Michael O'Connor & Associates, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvanianursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Nursing Home Abuse and Elder Abuse Warning Sign

    Nursing Home Abuse and Elder Abuse Warning Sign
    In our last blog post we talked a bit about signs that it might be time to consider assisted living for an aging loved one. In this post, we will talk a bit about Nursing Home Abuse and Elder Abuse. How often abuse occurs, what to be on the…
  • Jul 12

    Is It Time For Assisted Living?

    Is It Time For Assisted Living?
    Whether to move a loved one into an assisted living home or hire an in-home caregiver is a difficult decision. Families can feel pressure to continue providing care for an aging adult despite signs that it might be time to explore other…
  • Mar 27

    The 18 Most Understaffed Nursing Homes in Pennsylvania

    The 18 Most Understaffed Nursing Homes in Pennsylvania
    When moving a family member into a nursing home you are doing so with the hope that they will be given the utmost care and protection.  Unfortunately, understaffing in nursing homes leads to neglect of its elderly residents.  When…
Rank this Week: 816

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jul 25

    Lawsky:Formalizing The Tax Code

    Lawsky:Formalizing The Tax Code
    Sarah B. Lawsky (Northwestern), Formalizing the Code, 70 Tax L. Rev. 377 (2017): The Internal Revenue Code is notoriously complex, both substantively and structurally. This article examines one source of structural complexity in the Internal…
  • Jul 25

    Advice For Professors For The First Class Of Their Law School Course

    Advice For Professors For The First Class Of Their Law School Course
    Emily Grant (Washburn), Beyond Best Practices: Lessons From Tina Stark About the First Day of Class, 95 Or. L. Rev. 397 (2017): This Article reviews and expands the literature on best practices in a narrow subset — the first day of class.…
  • Jul 25

    Ring: The Tail, The Dog, And the Gig Worker (Commentary On The NEW GIG Act of 2017 Proposed Legislation)

    Ring: The Tail, The Dog, And the Gig Worker (Commentary On The NEW GIG Act of 2017 Proposed Legislation)
    Diane Ring (Surly Subgroup): The Tail, the Dog, and Gig Workers New legislation has just been introduced in the Senate that creates a “safe harbor” for independent contractor status. The proposed legislation provides that if a worker…
Rank this Week: 21

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    Tuesday Afternoon Linkfest

    Tuesday Afternoon Linkfest
    ■ FoIB Avik Roy makes a point about the Emperor's New Clothes CBO scoring fiasco:"73% Of Coverage Difference Between Obamacare & GOP Bills Driven By Individual Mandate"Okay, but what does that mean? It's actually pretty simple: not…
  • Jul 25

    The Willard Scott Conundrum

    The Willard Scott Conundrum
    For many years, Willard Scott would announce each morning those lucky folks who'd hit the 100 year marker in life. They likely didn't know, however, the impact that reaching such a milestone would have on any "permanent" life insurance they…
  • Jul 24

    #ItCanWait

    #ItCanWait
    Courtesy FoIB Bill M:'Nuff said?Original content copyright © InsureBlog
Rank this Week: 315

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
Rank this Week: 25

Maryland Business Law Developments

Maryland Business Law Developments

Tracks judicial developments in Maryland business law. By the Business Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association.

http://marylandbusinesslawdevelopments.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    In re American Capital, Ltd. Shareholder Litigation (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty)

    In re American Capital, Ltd. Shareholder Litigation (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty)
    Filed: July 12, 2017Opinion by: Ronald B. RubinHolding:  A claim that a transaction is subject to the entire fairness standard of review survives a motion to dismiss under Delaware law where a minority shareholder exercised actual…
  • Jun 26

    Capitol PaymentSystems, Inc. v. Salvatore Di Donato (Maryland U.S.D.C)

    Capitol PaymentSystems, Inc. v. Salvatore Di Donato (Maryland U.S.D.C)
    Filed: May 23, 2017Opinion by: Ellen L. HollanderHolding:  Transfer of venue is appropriate if the convenience of the witnesses, convenience of the parties, and interest of justice outweigh the plaintiff’s choice of…
  • Jun 21

    Amster v. Baker (Ct. of Appeals)

    Amster v. Baker (Ct. of Appeals)
    Filed: May 22, 2017Opinion by: J. AdkinsHolding:  Commercial information is “confidential” and therefore exempt from disclosure under the Maryland Public Information Act (the “MPIA”) if it “would customarily…
Rank this Week: 982

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    "Local" can be falsifiable representation of fact

    "Local" can be falsifiable representation of fact
    Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. v. Sycamore, No. 13-cv-00749, 2017 WL 3089011 (D. Utah Apr. 28, 2017)Leland Sycamore invented the process and formula for making Grandma Sycamore’s Home-Maid Bread and subsequently received federal trademark…
  • Jul 25

    Pictures of premium cuts of meat on pet food are ambiguous, court say

    Pictures of premium cuts of meat on pet food are ambiguous, court say
    Wysong Corp. v. APN, Inc., Nos. 16-11823, 16-11825, 16-11826, 16-11827, 16-11832 (E.D. Mich. Jul. 20, 2017)Wysong, a pet food manufacturer, sued six competitors, alleging that their packages used images of “premium meats, poultry, fish,…
  • Jul 21

    Transformative work of the year (so far): To tell my story, showing near DC now

    Transformative work of the year (so far): To tell my story, showing near DC now
    To Tell My Story: A Hamlet Fanfic by Alexandra Petri Runs until July 30Although the structuring conceit is a loose retelling of Hamlet, with a modern-day fangirl as the tragic protagonist Elsie, there are a number of other fandoms…
Rank this Week: 304

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Jul 25

    CALL FOR PAPERS: New and Emerging Voices in Workplace Law Session at 2018 AALS Annual Meeting

    CALL FOR PAPERS: New and Emerging Voices in Workplace Law Session at 2018 AALS Annual Meeting
    The AALS Section on Employment Discrimination Law and AALS Section on Labor Relations and Employment Law is inviting submissions for a joint program, New and Emerging Voices in Workplace Law, at the AALS 2018 Annual Meeting in San Diego,…
  • Jul 19

    NPR: Huge Convictions in Thai Human Trafficking Trial

    NPR: Huge Convictions in Thai Human Trafficking Trial
    NPR reports: A Thai army general and local politicians are among the dozens of people found guilty at a Bangkok court Wednesday in one of Thailand's largest human trafficking trials. Thailand has faced international criticism for years over…
  • Jul 19

    New Edition of Labor Law: A Problem-Based Approach

    New Edition of Labor Law: A Problem-Based Approach
    Congratulations to Paul Secunda, Jeff Hirsch, and Mike Duff on the publication of the second edition of Labor Law: A Problem-Based Approach (2d ed. 2017). Here's the publisher's description: The problem-based approach of Labor Law: A…
Rank this Week: 99

The Law Blogger

The Law Blogger

Covers Michigan legal news. From the Oakland Press.

http://oplawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    Clarkston Legal Videos Over the Past 10-Year

    Clarkston Legal Videos Over the Past 10-Year
    In the past ten-years, my law firm has produced a few short video clips to promote our mission statement. We have enjoyed just a few very slim slices of public exposure during this decade.This 600th post publishes some of our best clips from…
  • Jul 20

    Juice on the Loose

    Juice on the Loose
    First, it was White Boy Rick; now the Juice. Jeeze, everybody who's anybody is getting out of prison this month.I happened to be traveling to Flint for a court date in Genesee County Circuit Court right when OJ's parole hearing was broadcast…
  • Jul 20

    SCOTUS to Rule on Same-Sex Wedding Cake Case

    SCOTUS to Rule on Same-Sex Wedding Cake Case
    With rumors flying about Justice Anthony Kennedy's imminent retirement, and with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg determined to hang-on through the Trump Administration, an interesting same-sex case involving a wedding cake has made its way to the…
Rank this Week: 987

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Jul 25

    Mandatory Minimum Sentences Decline, Sentencing Commission Says | United States Court

    Mandatory Minimum Sentences Decline, Sentencing Commission Says | United States Court
    The number of federal prison inmates sentenced under mandatory minimum laws decreased by 14 percent from 2010 to 2016, although they still make up more than half of all federal inmates, according to a new report by the United States…
  • Jul 23

    Review: SimpliSafe Alarm System — Katie Floyd

    Review: SimpliSafe Alarm System — Katie Floyd
    Katie Floyd: I’ve written about my move to a new home and the technology I’m using. With the move came a search for a new alarm system. I looked at “smart alarm” solutions, but ultimately, I installed a system…
  • Jul 21

    Don’t Take the Bait, Step 2: Be Alert to Account Takeover Tactic

    Don’t Take the Bait, Step 2: Be Alert to Account Takeover Tactic
    Account takeovers by cybercriminals are on the rise and increasingly practitioners are the targets. Heed the advice of the IRS, state tax agencies and industry partners: Don’t Take the Bait. For more information, visit Protect…
Rank this Week: 818

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    Trump as a Different Type of Failure

    Trump as a Different Type of Failure
    Calvin TerBeekAfter the shock of President Trump’s election, some political scientists and legal scholars turned to Stephen Skowronek’s theory of political time to understand Trump’s place in presidential history. Political…
  • Jul 25

    Due Process of Lawmaking and the Obamacare Repeal

    Due Process of Lawmaking and the Obamacare Repeal
                    In 1976, former Oregon Supreme Court Justice Hans Linde published a provocative article--Due Process of Lawmaking--which suggested, among other things,…
  • Jul 25

    No Recess Appointments?

    No Recess Appointments?
    Mao Zedong used to write poems to express displeasure with colleagues who were about to be purged. The President uses tweets. In the case of the Attorney General, though, there is a problem. How can the President get a new person confirmed…
Rank this Week: 124

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/
  • Jul 25

    Vermeule on Scalia & Reviewability

    Vermeule on Scalia & Reviewability
    Adrian Vermeule (Harvard Law School) has posted Reviewability and the 'Law of Rules': An Essay in Honor of Justice Scalia (92 Notre Dame L. Rev. 2163 (2017)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This essay contrast two different approaches to...
  • Jul 25

    Lahav on Mass Tort Class Action

    Lahav on Mass Tort Class Action
    Alexandra D. Lahav (University of Connecticut - School of Law) has posted Mass Tort Class Actions - Past, Present, and Future (New York University Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The judicial experiment with mass tort…
  • Jul 25

    Ferzan on Just War Theory, Defense, and Desert

    Ferzan on Just War Theory, Defense, and Desert
    Kimberly Kessler Ferzan (University of Virginia, School of Law) has posted Defense and Desert: When Reasons Don't Share (San Diego Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Many retributivists maintain that when a defendant…
Rank this Week: 10

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 12

Case Clothesed For Fashion Law

Case Clothesed For Fashion Law

Covers trade dress, trademark, design patent and counterfeiting issues in the fashion industry. By New York Law School.

http://www.caseclothesed.com/
Rank this Week: 978