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Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Dec 29

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County
    The News-Gazette recently reported on an investigation conducted by the CU-CitizenAccess group in the Department of Journalism at the University of Illinois. This group researched and investigated 81 nursing homes across Illinois, and found…
  • Dec 26

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley
    We recently posted about the disappointing record attributed to nursing home facilities in Sauk Valley by a nursing home watchdog and advocacy group. In Dixon County, for example, a nursing home was cited after failing to properly observe a…
  • Dec 23

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard
    Illinois has had a fairly mixed record as a state when it comes to the quality of care at its nursing homes, and unfortunately ranks toward the bottom of the list closer to the likes of Texas and Oklahoma. Case in point, a recent report by an…
Rank this Week: 395

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 1

    DUI and Women

    DUI and Women
    The inspiration for this blog article comes from a recent conversation with my wife. I was mentioning something that a female DUI client of mine had said, and my wife noted that I, have a lot of women clients. I...
  • May 29

    You must be off Probation to win back your Michigan Driver's License

    You must be off Probation to win back your Michigan Driver's License
    In order to even begin the process of trying to win back your Michigan driver's license (or the clearance of a Michigan hold on your driving record, if you now live out of state), you must be legally eligible to...
  • May 25

    How to get the best Results in an OWI 3rd Offense (Felony DUI) case

    How to get the best Results in an OWI 3rd Offense (Felony DUI) case
    If you're facing a 3rd offense drunk driving charge anywhere in Michigan, then you already know it's a felony. In this article, I want to avoid all the scare tactics and make clear that, in most cases, and with proper...
Rank this Week: 437

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • May 28

    DOL Taking Interest in Smartphones and Off-the-Clock Work

    DOL Taking Interest in Smartphones and Off-the-Clock Work
    In this era of smartphones and tablets, remote work creates off-the-clock liability issues. There is no longer a clear line in the sand signifying the end of a work day. Litigation has increased from nonexempt employees claiming that they…
  • May 26

    DOL Updates FMLA Forms – Valid through May 2018

    DOL Updates FMLA Forms – Valid through May 2018
    The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has been working for some time on updates to Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms. On several occasions, DOL extended the expiration dates on the forms while the updates were pending. Now, the…
  • May 22

    CalChamber Board Member Crafts Song/Video to Inspire Gift to Veterans​​​​​​

    CalChamber Board Member Crafts Song/Video to Inspire Gift to Veterans​​​​​​
    Attorney George David Kieffer, a member of the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, has composed and directed a song and video to honor the nation’s veterans and raise funds for veterans organizations.…
Rank this Week: 355

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • May 28

    DOE Grants Alaska LNG Conditional Authorization to Export to Non-FTA Nation

    DOE Grants Alaska LNG Conditional Authorization to Export to Non-FTA Nation
    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has conditionally authorized Alaska LNG Project, LLC (Alaska LNG) to export up to approximately 20 million metric tons per annum (929 Bcf/year) of LNG produced from Alaska sources over a 30-year…
  • May 28

    Approval Recommended for Power Plant Adjacent to Jordan Cove Energy Project’s LNG Terminal

    Approval Recommended for Power Plant Adjacent to Jordan Cove Energy Project’s LNG Terminal
    The Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE) has released a draft proposed order recommending approval of Jordan Cove Energy Project’s (Jordan Cove) application to construct and operate the South Dunes Power Plant, a natural gas-fueled…
  • May 27

    Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville Files Draft Resource Report

    Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville Files Draft Resource Report
    Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville has filed draft Resource Reports 1 through 12 with FERC as part of the pre-filing environmental review of its proposed LNG production, storage, and export facility on the St. Johns River in Jacksonville,…
Rank this Week: 125

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/
  • May 28

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.28.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.28.15
    * Nebraska banned the death penalty. Does this signal a new conservative opposition to the practice? Well, is there a way this can make private prison lobbyists more money? Because then, yes. [FiveThirtyEight] * The best way to sway a Supreme…
  • May 28

    The Best Law School Funnies And Fails Of 2014

    The Best Law School Funnies And Fails Of 2014
    Highlights of the year that was in law schools.
  • May 28

    Clients Do Not Pay You For Your Time

    Clients Do Not Pay You For Your Time
    An incredibly important skill to possess as a lawyer is to remain grounded enough that you can look at issues from the perspective of the client.
Rank this Week: 8

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/
  • May 28

    VAN CORTLANDT PARK'S NEW BRIDGE

    VAN CORTLANDT PARK'S NEW BRIDGE
    City Announces Plans to Construct New Pedestrian Bridge Over Major Deegan to Improve Community Access to Van Cortlandt Park $12 Million Pedestrian Bridge is Part of Master Plan to Knit the Park Back Together and Restore the Natural…
  • May 28

    CONGRESS AIN'T DOING ANY BETTER

    CONGRESS AIN'T DOING ANY BETTER
    Five Months Into GOP Congress, Approval Remains Low at 19% by Andrew Dugan Story Highlights Congressional job approval at 19%, essentially unchanged Approval of GOP Congress similar among Republicans and…
  • May 28

    WHY ARE THE FINNISH DIFFERENT?

    WHY ARE THE FINNISH DIFFERENT?
    New population genetics model could explain Finn, European differences University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston IMAGE: This is Xiaoming Liu, Ph.D. view more Credit: UTHealth School of Public…
Rank this Week: 6

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: 129

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • May 28

    Worker Hospitalized After Electrocution at Mt. Vernon, OH, Substation

    Worker Hospitalized After Electrocution at Mt. Vernon, OH, Substation
    Mt. Vernon, OH — A worker had to be hospitalized following an accident in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. The accident took place at the AEP substation which is currently under construction on Blackjack Road, around 1:30…
  • May 28

    Masardis, ME: Carla Bragdon Injured in Tractor-Trailer Crash on Route 11

    Masardis, ME: Carla Bragdon Injured in Tractor-Trailer Crash on Route 11
    Masardis, ME — A woman crossed the center line while traveling south on Route 11 in Masardis, Maine, on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Moments later she collided with an oncoming semi-truck. The woman hurt in the crash was identified as…
  • May 28

    Pickup Trucks Rear-Ends Car, Injures Two Children in Boyd, TX

    Pickup Trucks Rear-Ends Car, Injures Two Children in Boyd, TX
    Boyd, TX — Two children were injured when the vehicle they were riding in was rear-ended in Boyd, Texas, on Friday, May 22, 2015. The accident took place on Highway 114. Police identified 27-year-old Brandon Douglas as the driver of a…
Rank this Week: 78

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: 7

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • May 28

    After cyber attacks, health companies must shell out

    After cyber attacks, health companies must shell out
    As if being the victim of a cyberattack isn’t bad enough, American health care companies such as CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield face the highest costs associated with a data breach. The average total cost of a data breach to an…
  • May 28

    Proposed Stadium Square office building secures lead tenant

    Proposed Stadium Square office building secures lead tenant
    Designs for a proposed office building at Caves Valley Partner’s Stadium Square development haven’t even been considered by Baltimore’s design review panel and it has a lead tenant. Arsh Mirmiran, a partner at the Caves…
  • May 28

    Conaway family fights over late court clerk’s death benefit

    Conaway family fights over late court clerk’s death benefit
    An insurance company has asked a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge to decide who receives Frank M. Conaway Sr.’s $50,000 death benefit  — his widow or two of his children. The matter is headed to court because Mary Conaway…
Rank this Week: 94

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/
  • May 28

    Washington's Unusual SLAPP Statute Struck Down Under Washington Constitution

    Washington's Unusual SLAPP Statute Struck Down Under Washington Constitution
    by Paul Alan Levy In a ruling issued this morning in Davis v. Cox, the Washington Supreme Court unanimously struck down that state's anti-SLAPP statute because of a provision, not contained in most other state anti-SLAPP statutes, under which…
  • May 28

    Department of Labor proposes new protections for employees of federal contractor

    Department of Labor proposes new protections for employees of federal contractor
    Yesterday, DOL proposed guidance and regulations that would protect workers in two important ways. First, corporations would be prevented from receiving federal contracts if they have bad worker safety records or histories of wage theft.…
  • May 28

    A proposal to reshape the financial regulatory system

    A proposal to reshape the financial regulatory system
    The Volcker Alliance, a nonprofit public policy organization headed by Mr. Volcker, has released a report proposing broad changes to the U.S. financial regulatory system. The Alliance suggests a three-pronged approach to reform, calling for…
Rank this Week: 241

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 43

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: 147

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

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • May 28

    Without An Estate Plan Property Might Go To State

    Without An Estate Plan Property Might Go To State
    I have previously discussed how an unknown descendent of Lizzie Ryan could be eligible to inherit a $788,000 estate. If an heir is not found in thirty years then the estate will go to the British Crown. In the United...
  • May 28

    Audrey Hepburn’s Two Sons Each Claim Belonging

    Audrey Hepburn’s Two Sons Each Claim Belonging
    Audrey Hepburn’s two sons are currently disputing over ownership of her personal belongings. The two brothers are feuding over a storage unit “filled with posters, photos, costumes, awards and other memorabilia.” The “Breakfast at…
  • May 28

    Claim B.B. King Murdered Ploy By Children To Take More Under Will Says Lawyer

    Claim B.B. King Murdered Ploy By Children To Take More Under Will Says Lawyer
    The lawyer for the late B.B. King recently stated that the claims of Mr. King being murdered by poison are likely ploys to take more from the singers estate. While there was a power of attorney transfer shortly before the...
Rank this Week: 59

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 93

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 28

    Newly-Insured Californians Report Easier Access to Care Than Uninsured

    Newly-Insured Californians Report Easier Access to Care Than Uninsured
    “Low-income California adults who gained insurance coverage in 2014 had an easier time accessing health care than those who were uninsured and increased financial protection from medical bills, according to a new Kaiser Family…
  • May 27

    The Weakness of the Case for Cameras in the United States Supreme Court

    The Weakness of the Case for Cameras in the United States Supreme Court
    Bruno, Jonathan, The Weakness of the Case for Cameras in the United States Supreme Court (January 5, 2015). Creighton Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 2, 2015. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2610831 “Many people regard…
  • May 27

    Clean Water Rule Protects Streams and Wetlands Critical to Public Health, Communities, and Economy

    Clean Water Rule Protects Streams and Wetlands Critical to Public Health, Communities, and Economy
    “In an historic step for the protection of clean water, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army finalized the Clean Water Rule today to clearly protect from pollution and degradation the streams and wetlands that form…
Rank this Week: 25

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/
  • May 28

    Motorcycle crash near McCall

    Motorcycle crash near McCall
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release List Server DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • May 28

    One Vehicle Roll Over North of Blackfoot

    One Vehicle Roll Over North of Blackfoot
    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…
  • May 28

    One Vehicle Roll Over North of Blackfoot

    One Vehicle Roll Over North of Blackfoot
    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: 353

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • May 28

    Oil and Gas Company and Its Founder Charged with Fraud

    Oil and Gas Company and Its Founder Charged with Fraud
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The SEC filed suit against Texas businessman Brian J. Polito and his company GC Resources, LLC for defrauding investors through the sale of interests in oil and gas wells that the company…
  • May 27

    Massachusetts Securities Regulator Sues SEC to Overturn New Rules for Startup

    Massachusetts Securities Regulator Sues SEC to Overturn New Rules for Startup
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:William Galvin, the Massachusetts securities regulator, has filed a lawsuit against the SEC to overturn a recently adopted rule that he claims curtails state oversight of stock offerings by…
  • May 26

    Managers of New York Broker Dealer Plead Guilty in Ponzi Scheme

    Managers of New York Broker Dealer Plead Guilty in Ponzi Scheme
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:A former New York based broker-dealer, Arjent LLC and its UK-based affiliate, Arjent Limited, were on the edge of insolvency when the company Chairman and CEO Robert P. DePalo, along with…
Rank this Week: 196

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    DMCA hearings: remix

    DMCA hearings: remix
    Copyright Office: Jacqueline CharlesworthMichelle ChoeRegan SmithCy DonnellySteve RuheJohn RileyStacy Cheney (NTIA) Note that my recap does not reflect all Qs because I was participating. Proposed Class 7: Audiovisual works –…
  • May 28

    DMCA hearings: 3D printing

    DMCA hearings: 3D printing
    Copyright Office: Jacqueline CharlesworthMichelle ChoeRegan SmithCy DonnellySteve RuheJohn RileyStacy Cheney (NTIA) Proposed Class 26: Software – 3D printersThis proposed class would allow circumvention of TPMs on firmware or…
  • May 28

    DMCA hearings: multimedia ebook

    DMCA hearings: multimedia ebook
    Copyright Office: Jacqueline CharlesworthMichelle ChoeRegan SmithCy DonnellySteve RuheJohn RileyStacy Cheney (NTIA) Proposed Class 5: Audiovisual works – derivative uses – multimedia e-books This proposed class would allow…
Rank this Week: 145

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    People v. Trujeque (Cal. Supreme Ct. - May 28, 2015)

    People v. Trujeque (Cal. Supreme Ct. - May 28, 2015)
    It's not every day that you read a California Supreme Court decision that unanimously reverses a death sentence.  But today's such a day.It's an unusual result, but it's also an unusual case.  For example, it's incredibly rare…
  • May 27

    Doe v. Ayers (9th Cir. - May 27, 2015)

    Doe v. Ayers (9th Cir. - May 27, 2015)
    Back in March, the Ninth Circuit unanimously granted habeas relief in a California death penalty case.  This was itself unusual.  (Though less unusual given the composition of the panel -- Judges Pregerson, Reinhardt, and Wardlaw.)…
  • May 26

    In Re Quantification Settlement Agreement Cases (Cal. Ct. App. - May 26, 2015)

    In Re Quantification Settlement Agreement Cases (Cal. Ct. App. - May 26, 2015)
    Justice Robie publishes an opinion to say:  "We love that the parties have finally settled this long-running dispute, which has seen no less than eight different proceedings in the Court of Appeal over the past dozen years.  Thanks…
Rank this Week: 383

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • May 28

    Black Market Marijuana Competition to Legal California Medical Cannabis Dispensarie

    Black Market Marijuana Competition to Legal California Medical Cannabis Dispensarie
    While there has been much progress made in the legalization of medical marijuana and the legalization or decriminalization of marijuana in general, much of what has been accomplished still seems like half-measures. In some jurisdictions,…
  • May 27

    Patients on California Wait List for Organ Transplants Can Now Test Positive for THC

    Patients on California Wait List for Organ Transplants Can Now Test Positive for THC
    While most people are aware patients who are in need of an organ transplant are likely to have to wait on a very long wait list for donated organs. Most worry about whether they will live long enough to receive an organ, many people do not…
  • May 25

    'The Wire' Actor Arrested for Marijuana Possession and DUI

    'The Wire' Actor Arrested for Marijuana Possession and DUI
    According to a recent news article from Huffington Post, actor Seth Gilliam, who is best known for his roles as Ellis Carver on the Wire, Clayton Hughes on Oz, and Gabriel Stokes on the Walking Dead, was arrested for alleged drunk driving and…
Rank this Week: 387

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • May 28

    The Soccer Indictment

    The Soccer Indictment
    I know little about soccer and even less about the FIFA indictments announced yesterday by Attorney General Loretta Lynch.  This story in the NYT suggests that DOJ saw rampant graft and is determined to impose criminal penalties.This is…
  • May 28

    What Happened in Nebraska?

    What Happened in Nebraska?
    The country as a whole continues to support capital punishment by close to 2-to-1. It's extremely unlikely that the citizens of Nebraska support it less than the national average; if anything, in a conservative and Republican state, support…
  • May 28

    Question: What Happens When You Cow the Police?

    Question: What Happens When You Cow the Police?
    Answer:  You get more murder.Not that this should, or does, surprise anyone.  The campaign to portray the police as a Nazi (and largely racist) occupying army has been going great guns since its most recent, if later debunked,…
Rank this Week: 227

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • May 28

    Another Successful Year of Research Certificate Seminar

    Another Successful Year of Research Certificate Seminar
    The Law Library is happy to announce our winner in the Research Certificate Seminar drawing: Nina Nager (pictured)! The prize is a $150 Amazon giftcard. Each student who earned 100 Seminar points earned a Law Library Research Certificate. And…
  • May 28

    Westlaw’s 50 State Surveys: Now with Keycite Flags!

    Westlaw’s 50 State Surveys: Now with Keycite Flags!
    Westlaw’s 50 State Surveys can help your statutory and regulatory research. The statutory survey includes over 580 surveys and 200 state-by-state analysis tables, while the regulatory version has 300 surveys and over 100 state-by-state…
  • May 27

    Help with Healthcare Law from CALI

    Help with Healthcare Law from CALI
    Interested in Health Law? CALI has a great 45 minute lesson entitled “Healthcare Law Research: An Introduction”.   This lesson is an introduction to health law with a concentration on health care law and is intended for…
Rank this Week: 450

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/
  • May 28

    Psychology and War Power

    Psychology and War Power
    The common denominator of nettlesome war powers questions is who should make the difficult and freighted decisions about whether the nation goes to war, how it fights a war, and when it ends a war. Surprisingly, however, scholars and…
  • May 28

    The End of Active Hostilities Versus the End of Armed Conflict  

    The End of Active Hostilities Versus the End of Armed Conflict  
    On Tuesday, Ben and Cody noted the apparent tension between President Obama’s Memorial Day comments about the end of the war in Afghanistan and the Justice Department’s arguments in the Al Warafi case. The following…
  • May 28

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    In Iraq, Shia militia forces fighting to retake Anbar province and its capital Ramadi have decided to rename their military campaign. Originally, the title referenced a figure holy to Shia Islam, thus exacerbating sectarian tensions, as Anbar…
Rank this Week: 60

When the Abuser Goes to Work

When the Abuser Goes to Work

Offers legal resources for victims of workplace bullying, mobbing and workplace abuse and for employers who are interested in having a workplace where all employees are treated with dignity and respect.

http://abusergoestowork.com/
  • May 28

    Still Far From a National Workplace Bullying Solution

    Still Far From a National Workplace Bullying Solution
    It is an interesting phenomenon that workplace bullying advocates seem to have a hard time working together. In fact, they don’t, which is one reason why after so many years there is no national solution on the horizon to…
  • May 26

    Federal Agencies Study Workplace Bullying

    Federal Agencies Study Workplace Bullying
    While federal and state laws to address workplace bullying remain elusive, the U.S. government is moving forward to address the problem. The  U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) recently placed “nonsexual…
  • May 22

    Judicial Conference: To Whom it May Concern

    Judicial Conference: To Whom it May Concern
    The evidence has been building for years that federal courts are hostile to discrimination plaintiffs, and that corporate plaintiffs fare much better than individual plaintiffs. The U.S. Courts were created under Article III of the…
Rank this Week: 774

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • May 28

    While Not Accused, Big Banks Played Role in FIFA Case

    While Not Accused, Big Banks Played Role in FIFA Case
    Alongside the names of several world soccer officials that U.S. prosecutors accused of racketeering and corruption in a Wednesday indictment were mentions of the three largest U.S. banks by assets.
  • May 28

    ‘Defective’ McNugget Lawsuit Cuts to the Bone

    ‘Defective’ McNugget Lawsuit Cuts to the Bone
    Does McDonald's have a legal duty to test individual Chicken McNuggets for bone fragments? It's a question raised by a lawsuit recently filed in Cook County circuit court over an allegedly "defective" McNugget.
  • May 28

    Hawaii Military Carve Out May Play Role in Voting District Case

    Hawaii Military Carve Out May Play Role in Voting District Case
    Hawaii may figure prominently when the Supreme Court this fall considers a case accepted Tuesday where plaintiffs are seeking to have legislative districts drawn based on a count of eligible voters rather than the total number of residents.
Rank this Week: 54

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 28

    Legal Tech Firm UnitedLex Establishes Residency Programs With Emory, Miami, Ohio State & Vanderbilt

    Legal Tech Firm UnitedLex Establishes Residency Programs With Emory, Miami, Ohio State & Vanderbilt
    Legal technology services provider UnitedLex has established legal residency programs with Emory, Miami, Ohio State, and Vanderbilt law schools: Recent law graduates who participate in the two-year UnitedLex residency program will learn to…
  • May 28

    IRS Releases Spring 2015 Statistics Of Income Bulletin

    IRS Releases Spring 2015 Statistics Of Income Bulletin
    The IRS's Statistics of Income Division has released the Spring 2015 SOI Bulletin, with these articles: Individual Income Tax Returns, Preliminary Data, 2013, by Michael Parisi Individual Income Tax Shares, 2012, by Adrian Dungan &…
  • May 28

    The Role Of Taxes In Mitigating Income Inequality Across The U.S. State

    The Role Of Taxes In Mitigating Income Inequality Across The U.S. State
    Daniel H. Cooper (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston), Byron F. Lutz (Federal Reserve Board) & Michael G. Palumbo (Federal Reserve Board), The Role of Taxes in Mitigating Income Inequality Across the U.S. States: Income inequality has risen…
Rank this Week: 51

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • May 28

    BYU Law Ranked #22

    BYU Law Ranked #22
    BYU Law was recently ranked #22 in Above the Law’s Top 50 Law Schools for 2015. ATL’s ranking looks at employment score, quality jobs score, SCOTUS clerk and federal judgeship scores, education cost, alumni rating, and M7 ratio…
  • May 20

    Religion & the Law

    Religion & the Law
    The Law Library is excited to announce the newly acquired digital library, HeinOnline’s Religion & the Law. Included in the collection are books, periodicals and bibliographies that relate to religion and the law. The 1,200 titles…
  • May 5

    Book River

    Book River
    If you’ve been to our library you’ve likely noticed the display of book jackets we have just inside the glass walls of the Reserve Library. These are from books that we’ve recently added to our collection and gives us a…
Rank this Week: 299

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/
  • May 28

    Carpenter on Attitudes of Military Justice Personnel & Sexual Assault Case

    Carpenter on Attitudes of Military Justice Personnel & Sexual Assault Case
    Eric R. Carpenter (FIU College of Law) has posted Evidence of the Military's Sexual Assault Blind Spot (4 Va. J. Crim. L. (2015), Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In response to the American military's perceived inability to…
  • May 28

    Sitaraman & Sitaraman on Behavioral Psychology & War Power

    Sitaraman & Sitaraman on Behavioral Psychology & War Power
    Ganesh Sitaraman and David Zionts (Vanderbilt Law School and Harvard Law School) have posted Behavioral War Powers (New York University Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 2, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: A decade of war has meant a...
  • May 28

    Carothers on EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gases & the Precautionary Principle

    Carothers on EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gases & the Precautionary Principle
    Leslie Carothers (Environmental Law Institute) has posted Upholding EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gases: The Precautionary Principle Redux (Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 41, No. 683, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The debate over the…
Rank this Week: 49

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • May 28

    Two job ad

    Two job ad
    A Lambeth special this time – two jobs in the area. Brixton Advice Centre (London) Principal Solicitor – Housing Hours: Full-time (part-time considered) Salary: Up to £37,330 (incl ILW) depending on experience The post…
  • May 27

    Abandon all hope, ye who enter here

    Abandon all hope, ye who enter here
    We were pretty scathing about the Conservative manifesto plans before the election and, yesterday, with the Queen’s Speech, we got more detail of their plans for government. The Speech itself is available here, but what you actually…
  • May 23

    Housing and immigration. Bombshells and bombast

    Housing and immigration. Bombshells and bombast
    In a speech timed to hide the release of the latest figures on net migration, the Prime Minister made an assortment of announcements on forthcoming policies. The part that concern us here, went as follows: There are other ways we can identify…
Rank this Week: 258

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    SUPER COFFEE MAN

    SUPER COFFEE MAN
    That was no E.T. outside the back of the REGJB this morning. It wasn't Buck Rogers or a NASA trainee on a jet pack. It was just a man serving coffee to bleary eyed lawyers. Welcome to Miami. See it like a native. Super Herald…
  • May 26

    LUNCH & LEARN

    LUNCH & LEARN
    FREE CLELUNCH & LEARNGO. EAT. LEARN. Site Feed
  • May 26

    SUMMER DAY ONE

    SUMMER DAY ONE
    It's the first day of summer, and (male) lawyers in Miami will wear clothes that are more appropriate for a brisk fall day than 90 degree with 95% humidity. And still the chief judges in Federal and State court blink in wonderment and…
Rank this Week: 199

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • May 28

    Inside a Giant Dark-Web Scheme to Sell Counterfeit Coupon

    Inside a Giant Dark-Web Scheme to Sell Counterfeit Coupon
    The FBI indicted 30-year-old Beau Wattigney on charges of wire fraud and trademark counterfeiting. The post Inside a Giant Dark-Web Scheme to Sell Counterfeit Coupons appeared first on WIRED.
  • May 27

    Hack Brief: There’s a New iPhone Text Message Attack

    Hack Brief: There’s a New iPhone Text Message Attack
    It turns out pranksters can crash an iPhone merely by texting it the exact right string of English and Arabic characters. The post Hack Brief: There’s a New iPhone Text Message Attack appeared first on WIRED.
  • May 26

    Silk Road Prosecutors Ask Judge to ‘Send a Message’ In Ulbricht Sentencing

    Silk Road Prosecutors Ask Judge to ‘Send a Message’ In Ulbricht Sentencing
    Prosecutors are determined to make an example of Ross Ulbricht---to deter other Dark Web market administrators from following in his footsteps. The post Silk Road Prosecutors Ask Judge to ‘Send a Message’ In Ulbricht Sentencing…
Rank this Week: 13

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
Rank this Week: 447

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

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

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
  • May 28

    Se revoca convicción por asistencia inefectiva de abogado bajo la sexta enmienda

    Se revoca convicción por asistencia inefectiva de abogado bajo la sexta enmienda
    Descarga el documento: US v. Mercedes-De la Cruz Agentes federales arrestaron a Cecilio Mercedes-De La Cruz en la playa Punta Toro, mientras este salía de unos arbustos del área. Al registrarlo, no hallaron armas ni drogas. Sin…
  • May 28

    Supremo indica criterios para interpretar cláusula «hold harmless» en contrato

    Supremo indica criterios para interpretar cláusula «hold harmless» en contrato
    Descarga el documento: Burgos López, et al v. LXR/ Condado Plaza Hotel & Casino, et al Posadas de Puerto Rico, L.L.C. (en adelante Posadas) es la dueña y operadora del Hotel Condado Plaza. Posadas y Ray Engineers, P.S.C. (en…
  • May 28

    [LIBRO] Derecho constitucional en el Caribe: género, sexualidad y raza

    [LIBRO] Derecho constitucional en el Caribe: género, sexualidad y raza
    INTER-MUJERES Puerto Rico y el Instituto de Estudios sobre Mujeres, Género y Derecho de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico invitan a la presentación del libro Derecho constitucional en el…
Rank this Week: 403

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: 9

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
Rank this Week: 304

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

Covers law practice management, marketing, technology and legal careers.

http://lawyerist.com
  • May 28

    Lawyers Suck At Diversity and We Don’t Want to Talk About It

    Lawyers Suck At Diversity and We Don’t Want to Talk About It
    It’s time for some real talk about how terrible our profession is at ensuring diversity. We talk the talk, with BigLaw firms hiring “diversity coordinators” and law schools attempting to make efforts to recruit students of…
  • May 28

    Westlaw Classic is (Almost) Dead, Long Live Westlaw Classic

    Westlaw Classic is (Almost) Dead, Long Live Westlaw Classic
    Thomson Reuters has just announced that, sometime over the summer, it is sending Westlaw Classic to live on the farm. A friendly farm, where it can play in fields of casebooks and help … shepardize … ok, fine. All bad…
  • May 28

    Performance-Enhancing Bar Study Distraction

    Performance-Enhancing Bar Study Distraction
    Prepare for your doomed summer with this list of distractions that will (hopefully) help you maintain your sanity. Performance-Enhancing Bar Study Distractions was originally published on Lawyerist.
Rank this Week: 248

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Features accident news, traffic laws, and personal injury verdicts and settlements. By William K. Berenson.

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • May 28

    Texting While Driving News -- From Texas Pro and Politician

    Texting While Driving News -- From Texas Pro and Politician
    The Bryan Nelson Championship starts today at the TPC Four Seasons Resort in Irving. Among the big names playing in the tournament is DFW's very own Jordan Spieth, who was born and raised in Dallas and graduated from Jesuit College…
  • May 27

    US Supreme Court To Hear Major Insurance Subrogation Case

    US Supreme Court To Hear Major Insurance Subrogation Case
    Does the Plaintiff Have to Turn Over His Entire Damage Recovery to His Health Insurance Company?When an injured party has a health insurance policy which pays his medical bills, does he have to automatically repay his provider for those…
  • May 26

    Deadly Wrecks Mar Memorial Weekend on North Texas Road

    Deadly Wrecks Mar Memorial Weekend on North Texas Road
    Memorial Day festivities took a tragic turn for several North Texas families when they learned their loved ones had died in three collisions throughout the area. Police are still investigating the causes of fatal vehicular crashes that…
Rank this Week: 478

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • May 28

    Tax Information for Charities & Other Non-Profit

    Tax Information for Charities & Other Non-Profit
    If you have a technical or procedural question relating to Exempt Organizations, visit the Charities and Nonprofits homepage on the IRS.govWeb site. Other important resources:         EO…
  • May 28

    The Do’s and Don’ts of Finding and Hiring An Associate

    The Do’s and Don’ts of Finding and Hiring An Associate
    EVENT DETAILS THE DO’S AND DON’TS OF FINDING AND HIRING AN ASSOCIATE Date: Thursday, June 11, 2015 Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time  [add to calendar] Press Register button below for pricing.…
  • May 24

    How To Conduct Free Legal Research Using Google Scholar In 2015 (Part 1) | LLRX.com

    How To Conduct Free Legal Research Using Google Scholar In 2015 (Part 1) | LLRX.com
    Nicole L. Black: *** For many lawyers, Google Scholar is an incredibly appealing option since it’s free. I last wrote about Google Scholarback in 2012 and some of the features have changed, while others have been added. So…
Rank this Week: 415

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • May 28

    Congress.gov Continues…

    Congress.gov Continues…
    So far, 2015 has been a great year for Congress.gov.  First, we launched email alerts in February. Then, we added treaty documents and more in March.  With today’s update, improvements have been made to search (results,…
  • May 27

    FALQs: Execution of Drug Offenders in Indonesia

    FALQs: Execution of Drug Offenders in Indonesia
    In late April 2015, Indonesia executed two Australian citizens, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, who had been convicted of drug trafficking offenses in 2006.  The two men were part of the “Bali Nine” syndicate that had…
  • May 26

    Baking at the Capitol

    Baking at the Capitol
    No, this is not a post about summer temperatures in Washington, D.C.  Rather, this is a post that a number of us have been dreaming about for several years.  For some curious reason, baking and law librarianship seem to be…
Rank this Week: 218

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • May 28

    Study connects race, gender to law grad job

    Study connects race, gender to law grad job
    A first-of-its-kind study published on Tuesday by the University of Toronto makes startling connections between the race and gender composition of law school graduates in Canada and where they land after their articles.Entitled “Law and…
  • May 28

    Legal news roundup - May 28, 2015

    Legal news roundup - May 28, 2015
    CanadaFormer city councillor Saulie Zajdel pleads guilty to breach of trust and corruption charges, Montreal GazetteVancouver teacher charged with sexual exploitation of young people, Canadian PressBarrie teen charged for falsely calling…
  • May 27

    Unique harm needed to pursue oppression claim

    Unique harm needed to pursue oppression claim
    When directors of a corporation in which you hold shares act against your interests, it might feel personal. But unless the harm done was unique to you and you alone, you may not pursue an oppression claim, says the Ontario Court of Appeal.…
Rank this Week: 91

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 99

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    Facebook comments calling judges "dumbasses" cost JNC appointment

    Facebook comments calling judges "dumbasses" cost JNC appointment
    Whoops.  The Tampa Tribune has the story about "Republican kingmaker Sam Rashid":Valrico businessman and Republican kingmaker Sam Rashid has never been known to pull his punches. But the outspoken Rashid managed to go a rant too…
  • May 27

    FIFA = Racketeering Enterprise?

    FIFA = Racketeering Enterprise?
    That's what the Eastern District of NY is alleging in this sweeping indictment against nine FIFA executives. The NY Times has this front page coverage: Swiss authorities conducted an extraordinary early-morning operation here Wednesday to…
  • May 26

    School's out!

    School's out!
    Summer is here and we've hit the home stretch on the school year, but these students have much bigger concerns.  From the Miami Herald:Caleb Fadet, who grew up in a working-class family in North Miami, seemed to be making all the right…
Rank this Week: 179

Employer Law Report

Employer Law Report

Covers recent legal developments and trends affecting employers. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP.

http://www.employerlawreport.com/
  • May 28

    H-4 dependent spouses eligible for U.S. work authorization

    H-4 dependent spouses eligible for U.S. work authorization
    Effective May 26, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin processing applications to grant employment authorization for certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrant workers.  The application for…
  • May 21

    FMLA Leave: sometimes, it is about putting the pieces together

    FMLA Leave: sometimes, it is about putting the pieces together
    Finding that the circumstances surrounding the plaintiff’s initial absence from work and his doctor’s note were enough for a reasonable jury to find that his employer was on notice of a request for FMLA protections, the Sixth…
  • May 6

    Renovating Your Workplace: Employment Relations Best Practices for HR Professional

    Renovating Your Workplace: Employment Relations Best Practices for HR Professional
    BUSINESS HALF-DAY SEMINAR THIS COMPLIMENTARY SEMINAR FOR BUSINESS OWNERS AND MANAGERS IS HRCI AND CLE APPROVED Join us May 21, 2015 Tricks of the Trade: How the Pros Deal with an FMLA Abuser Attendees will hear key strategies for…
Rank this Week: 831