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InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jan 23

    Top Ten Business Risks For 2015

    Top Ten Business Risks For 2015
    William Gallagher Associates, an insurance broker and risk management company, compiled what it sees as the top business risks in all categories for the coming year. Number one is a risk that hasn’t received much attention. It derives…
  • Jan 21

    Find New Legal Blogs at The Blawggie Award

    Find New Legal Blogs at The Blawggie Award
    In late December, Dennis Kennedy announced the 11th Edition of his popular Blawggie awards, which tout his choices of top legal blogs in a variety of categories. Dennis Kennedy is a well-known lawyer (VP, Senior Counsel at MasterCard),…
  • Jan 20

    BigLaw lawyer gives up law practice for organic farming

    BigLaw lawyer gives up law practice for organic farming
    Duane Morris pro bono counsel A. Nicole Friant Stewart left the law firm in December to become an organic farmer in California. Friant Stewart and… The post BigLaw lawyer gives up law practice for organic farming appeared on…
Rank this Week: 247

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Jan 22

    El Salvador Woman's 30-Year Sentence for Alleged Abortion Is Lifted

    El Salvador Woman's 30-Year Sentence for Alleged Abortion Is Lifted
    NPR: 30-Year Sentence Lifted For Woman In El Salvador Abortion Case, by Jason Beaubien: Seven years ago, Carmen Guadalupe Vasquez Aldana went to jail in El Salvador. She was initially charged with abortion but prosecutors elevated the charge…
  • Jan 22

    Fourth and Fifth Circuits Confront Abortion Exceptionalism

    Fourth and Fifth Circuits Confront Abortion Exceptionalism
    JURIST (commentary): Fourth and Fifth Circuits Confront Abortion Exceptionalism, by Caitlin Borgmann: Federal Courts of Appeals have recently addressed two important abortion cases, either of which could end up before US Supreme Court. Last…
  • Jan 22

    6 Facts About Abortion

    6 Facts About Abortion
    Vox: 6 very basic facts about abortion in America, by Sarah Kliff: Forty-two years ago today, the Supreme Court issued its landmark Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized a woman's right to abortion. Ever since, America has debated and…
Rank this Week: 79

But I Do Have a Law Degree

But I Do Have a Law Degree

A lawyer turned stay at home mom chronicles life after law firms.

http://www.butidohavealawdegree.com/
  • Jan 22

    Thursdays in Baltimore

    Thursdays in Baltimore
    Every other Thursday, Casey, my four year old, and I head to Baltimore for our 1:30 appointment at Johns Hopkins.  I should be be thankful for this - so incredibly thankful- because we travel there for a peanut allergy clinical…
  • Jan 7

    A New Thing to Obsess Over, and It's Oh So Much Fun

    A New Thing to Obsess Over, and It's Oh So Much Fun
    It's no wonder I was a litigator.  I LOVE to research.  It gets borderline obsessive, actually.  I will dig deeper and deeper and deeper and scour all available resources until I have reached near expert status.  Then I…
  • Dec 31

    From Sponges to Lemurs - Ringing in 2015

    From Sponges to Lemurs - Ringing in 2015
    We never really do anything special for New Year's, and it's been years since I've stayed up past midnight.  Last year, after the kids went to bed, my husband and I split a bottle of champagne and watched Blackfish.  I ended up…
Rank this Week: 860

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Prevent Burns in Miami or Your Community

    Prevent Burns in Miami or Your Community
    According to authorities, Southwest Florida is experiencing weather conditions that could make brush fire season potentially more dangerous. Low humidity conditions may make things more comfortable in Florida heat, but they can also turn one…
  • Jan 20

    Could Your Landlord Be Liable for Your Injuries?

    Could Your Landlord Be Liable for Your Injuries?
    If you rent a home in Hollywood or anywhere in South Florida and you are injured at home, your landlord may be liable if their negligence or recklessness caused your injuries. This is especially the case if you are injured outside the…
  • Jan 15

    New Law in Florida Aims to Prevent Burns and Fire-Related Fatalities in Miami and Florida

    New Law in Florida Aims to Prevent Burns and Fire-Related Fatalities in Miami and Florida
    Starting at the beginning of this year, Florida has new smoke detector laws. Under the new laws, smoke alarms in homes need to use either permanent batteries or electricity. Permanent batteries are ones that last ten years and are…
Rank this Week: 974

ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

Covers the laws governing exports from the United States with an emphasis on export regulations administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. By Clif Burns, Carolyn

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Jan 22

    The Auto Sound and the OFAC Fury Part II

    The Auto Sound and the OFAC Fury Part II
    This blog previously reported the $4,073,000 fine imposed by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) on Epsilon Electronics for selling automobile stereo equipment to a company in the UAE that resold the items to Iran. OFAC…
  • Jan 20

    No Cigar for You!

    No Cigar for You!
    The recent revisions to the U.S. sanctions on Cuba has generated a great deal of press coverage and, not surprisingly, more enthusiasm than accuracy. Here are a few bloopers I’ve seen recently. The NBC outlet in Miami announced that the…
  • Jan 15

    New OFAC Cuba Regs Adopt the “Sicko” Exception

    New OFAC Cuba Regs Adopt the “Sicko” Exception
    Back in 2007, we published a post on OFAC’s inquiry into the Michael Moore film Sicko, a film that, it was safe to assume, was not on the current administrations list of 10 best films of the year. Having learned that filmmaker Moore…
Rank this Week: 398

Ruling Imagination: Law and…

Ruling Imagination: Law and Creativity

Discusses the ways law rules creativity and law employs creativity. By Professor Peter Friedman.

http://blogs.geniocity.com/friedman
Rank this Week: 385

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 22

    NLS Law and Technology Legislative Analysis Competition 2014-15

    NLS Law and Technology Legislative Analysis Competition 2014-15
    [The following announcement is posted on behalf of the Law and Technology Society of the National Law School of India University, Bangalore]The Law and Technology Society is proud to present the 3rd edition of ‘NLS Law and…
  • Jan 22

    Insider Trading and the Risks of Due Diligence Acce

    Insider Trading and the Risks of Due Diligence Acce
    [The following post is contributed by Aparna Ravi, a researcher at the Centre for Law and Policy Research, Bangalore and previously a capital markets lawyer in London. She can be contacted at aparna.ravi@clpr.org.inShe presents an interesting…
  • Jan 21

    Supreme Court on Successor Liability

    Supreme Court on Successor Liability
    In the past, we have discussed the difficulties of imposing successor liability on the purchaser of a business when such liabilities pertain to those incurred by the seller prior to the sale and purchase transaction. This issue has come up…
Rank this Week: 311

A Connecticut Law Blog

A Connecticut Law Blog

Thoughts on Connecticut Law with a Side of Baseball. By Ryan McKeen.

http://aconnecticutlawblog.com
  • Jan 22

    Connecticut Injury Attorney Andrew Garza Named Of Counsel To McKeen Law Firm

    Connecticut Injury Attorney Andrew Garza Named Of Counsel To McKeen Law Firm
    On January 1, 2015, Andrew moved his main office in with McKeen Law Firm, LLC in Glastonbury. Our respective clients will now yield the benefits of having two of the National Trial Lawyers "40 under 40" for Connecticut under the same roof.…
  • Jan 12

    McKeen Law Firm Launches Real Estate Website

    McKeen Law Firm Launches Real Estate Website
    To reflect this renewed focus, we've launched www.ctrealestatelawfirm.com. It is a site dedicated to our real estate practice. We will blog about Connecticut real estate issues.
  • Jan 4

    Allison McKeen Joins McKeen Law Firm, LLC

    Allison McKeen Joins McKeen Law Firm, LLC
    In 2015, Allison joined McKeen Law Firm as a partner. Allison is leading the firm’s real estate, land use, legislative drafting, and appellate practice.Allison McKeen is a writer. As a lawyer she has written briefs to the Connecticut…
Rank this Week: 988

Mass Tort Defense

Mass Tort Defense

Covers legal issues relating to defense of mass tort cases and large scale product liability claims. By Sean P. Wajert of Dechert, LLP.

http://www.masstortdefense.com/
  • Jan 22

    Expert Panel Confirms Safety of BPA Use

    Expert Panel Confirms Safety of BPA Use
    We have posted before about the BPA "controversy" egged on by lawyers seeking their next mass tort.  Now comes yet another report on BPA, from the European Food Safety Authority, confirming that the current uses of BPA, including food…
  • Jan 20

    Expert Engineering Testimony Improperly Admitted

    Expert Engineering Testimony Improperly Admitted
    A case from last week reminds us of the importance of appellate review of expert witness admissibility decisions, and the potential impact of junk science on a jury. See Hyundai Motor Co. v. Duncan, No. 140216 (Va. 1/8/15). Defendant…
  • Jan 16

    Eighth Circuit Clarifies Cy Pres Rules for Settlement

    Eighth Circuit Clarifies Cy Pres Rules for Settlement
    The  Eighth Circuit last week issued an opinion with a set of new guidelines regarding "cy pres' disbursements in settlements. See In re BankAmerica Corp. Sec. Litig. (Oetting v. Green Jacobsen P.C.),  No. 13-2620 (8th Cir.,…
Rank this Week: 323

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Jan 22

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great
    One of the questions I hear frequently is about whether we are accepting new clients. While the short answer is “Yes”, here is some additional information which many people find interesting. Our law firm, Sylvester Oppenheim…
  • Jan 16

    Plaintiffs Accept Settlement in Silicon Valley Antitrust Employment Lawsuit

    Plaintiffs Accept Settlement in Silicon Valley Antitrust Employment Lawsuit
    Big technology firms like Google, Intel, Apple and Adobe are used to being in the spotlight. Whenever any of these companies launches a new project, it's all over the media. Moreover, these Silicon Valley giants get a lot of press about being…
  • Jan 9

    Walgreens Lawsuit May Set Troubling Precedent for Employer

    Walgreens Lawsuit May Set Troubling Precedent for Employer
    The Court of Appeals in Indiana has upheld a $1.4 million dollar verdict against the Walgreens Company. This decision sets a troubling precedent for employers who work in the health care industry, as it holds the company responsible for a…
Rank this Week: 815

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Jan 22

    5 Google Tricks to Find Online Plagiarism

    5 Google Tricks to Find Online Plagiarism
    Searching for plagiarism can be daunting, fortunately, there are some google tricks and hacks that can make your life a lot easier when hunting for copied work.
  • Jan 22

    3 Count: Rdio Flyer

    3 Count: Rdio Flyer
    Greek court says blocking pirate sites is overreaching, Rdio expands to 25 new markets and Apple buys music and piracy analytics service.
  • Jan 21

    Artist Luc Tuymans Loses Plagiarism Case, Raises Question

    Artist Luc Tuymans Loses Plagiarism Case, Raises Question
    Artist Luc Tuymans has lost a copyright decision in Belgium. However, this case is just one of many difficult judgments about appropriation and photos.
Rank this Week: 50

Atlantic Review

Atlantic Review

Press digest on transatlantic affairs. Edited by three German Fulbright Alumni.

http://atlanticreview.org/
  • Jan 22

    We Saved Fulbright, Now We Need to Save CBYX

    We Saved Fulbright, Now We Need to Save CBYX
    When the Obama administration wanted to cut $30 million from the Fulbright budget last March, the alumni started the Save Fulbright campaign. It was a success, the Senate and House voted to restore the funding and in December, President Obama…
  • Oct 10

    "Befreiung" ist was anderes als "Uebergabe"

    "Befreiung" ist was anderes als "Uebergabe"
    Schlechter Journalismus: Tagesschau, Focus und Bild schreiben über eine „Befreiung“ eines entführten Entwicklungshelfers, obwohl es sich um eine Übergabe handelte. Purer Zufall? Was könnte dahinter…
  • May 23

    Majority of Germans in Favor of More Transatlantic Cooperation

    Majority of Germans in Favor of More Transatlantic Cooperation
    The German media is full of NSA and TTIP criticism, but 56% of Germans still want more cooperation with the United States. That’s a surprisingly positive result of the Körber-Foundation poll “Involvement or Restraint”…
Rank this Week: 598

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Jan 22

    Pirker Settle

    Pirker Settle
    News broke this afternoon that Ralph Pirker, the drone operator whose initial challenge to the FAA's authority to regulate unmanned aircraft was successful before being overturned in November, has settled with the agency. Pirker reportedly…
  • Jan 15

    CJEU Rules Against Air Berlin in Price Transparancy Case

    CJEU Rules Against Air Berlin in Price Transparancy Case
    The Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) has issued a judgment in Case C-573/13. The case was referred to the court for the purpose of resolving two questions concerning the proper interpretation of Article 23(1) of Regulation EC...
  • Jan 14

    Fixing Indonesian Aviation

    Fixing Indonesian Aviation
    In a post last week we took a skeptical view of Indonesia's plans to introduce a price floor for air fares. An analysis out today from CAPA shares our criticism and includes alternative suggestions for how to fix Indonesia's air...
Rank this Week: 257

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
  • Jan 22

    U.S. Supreme Court Denies CLS’ Cert. Petition in Iskanian

    U.S. Supreme Court Denies CLS’ Cert. Petition in Iskanian
    On Tuesday, January 20, 2015, the United States Supreme Court declined certiorari review of Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC, No. 14-341. In June 2014, the California Supreme Court ruled that class action waivers in arbitration…
  • Jan 20

    CA Supreme Court: Security Guards Must Be Paid for Sleep Time

    CA Supreme Court: Security Guards Must Be Paid for Sleep Time
    On January 8, 2014, the California Supreme Court issued a highly anticipated decision, ruling that employers must pay workers for all time spent on a job site, even if they are on-call or sleeping rather than on-patrol, clarifying the meaning…
  • Jan 14

    Bower v. Inter-Con: CA Ct. of App. Upholds Employer’s Waiver of Arb.

    Bower v. Inter-Con: CA Ct. of App. Upholds Employer’s Waiver of Arb.
    On December 31, 2014, a California Court of Appeal issued a ruling affirming the trial court’s decision to deny employer Inter-Con Security Systems Inc.’s motion to compel arbitration of a putative wage-and-hour class action.…
Rank this Week: 882

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 183

Tycko & Zavareei LLP Blog

Tycko & Zavareei LLP Blog

Covers the False Claims Act, qui tam litigation and whistleblower litigation. By Tycko & Zavareei.

http://www.fraudfighters.net/news/
Rank this Week: 765

Employee Benefits Legal Blog

Employee Benefits Legal Blog

Covers employee benefits related to labor and employment matters. By Keith R. McMurdy of Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://employeebenefits.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jan 22

    HIPAA Medical Privacy Matters: Court Permits ADA Claim to Proceed

    HIPAA Medical Privacy Matters: Court Permits ADA Claim to Proceed
    Normally I do not like to comment on cases that are not final or court opinions that do not have a definitive outcome on a case.  But this is an exception because of the topic, which is HIPPA and privacy, which can get overlooked too…
  • Jan 15

    Employer Offering Coverage: The Multiemployer Plan Problem

    Employer Offering Coverage: The Multiemployer Plan Problem
    As we move in to the first phase of ACA compliance, a number of employers have been asking me about unionized employees and how they can know whether the employees are “offered” coverage (as required to avoid penalties) when…
  • Jan 9

    Keeping Track of the Numbers: Some of the 2015 “Limits”

    Keeping Track of the Numbers: Some of the 2015 “Limits”
    At the beginning of each year, there are certain contribution “limits” for retirement plans and welfare plans that I check on just to make sure I am current on my numbers.  While the list is not exhaustive of all…
Rank this Week: 764

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
  • Jan 22

    Shameless Self-Promotion: Leason Ellis represented the successful party in a trial here in the SDNY/White Plain

    Shameless Self-Promotion: Leason Ellis represented the successful party in a trial here in the SDNY/White Plain
    A jury in the Southern District of New York (White Plains) awarded a complete victory to Triboro Quilt Manufacturing Corporation in its lawsuit against Luve LLC arising from an exclusive license agreement between the parties. Under the…
  • Jan 8

    Recent Case Tweet

    Recent Case Tweet
    Filing at 7pm blew it PAYCOM v. NFP WD OK This is a fact pattern where the DJ Pltf DOES NOT get choice of forum http://t.co/WZdfpdF5BD — TrademarkBlog (@TrademarkBlog) January 4, 2015 DENT DOCTOR v DENT CLINIC ED Wisc Def tries to buy…
  • Dec 19

    Cool Gear v Silver Buffalo re Trade Dress in Water Bottle Cap

    Cool Gear v Silver Buffalo re Trade Dress in Water Bottle Cap
    “. . . a distinctively configured flip forward spout and elegant elliptical, angled loop handle at the top, and at the side, distinctive texturized surfaces and raised vertical bars, interspersed around the side of the cap.” cool…
Rank this Week: 170

Michael Markarian: Animals &…

Michael Markarian: Animals & Politics

Covers elections, ballot measures, and legislation. By the Human Society.

http://hslf.typepad.com/political_animal/
  • Jan 22

    Did Your Members of Congress Make the Grade?

    Did Your Members of Congress Make the Grade?
    Think of the Humane Scorecard as a handy tool to see where your federal legislators stand on our movement’s key policy issues.      Related StoriesThe 113th Congress in Review for AnimalsHighlights for Animals…
  • Jan 6

    The 113th Congress in Review for Animal

    The 113th Congress in Review for Animal
    As the gavel comes down on the 113th Congress (which spanned January 2013 to December 2014) and the new 114th Congress begins its work today, it’s a good time to take stock of what was achieved and what lies…
  • Dec 29

    Audit Shows Lax Lab Enforcement

    Audit Shows Lax Lab Enforcement
    The HSUS and HSLF are at the forefront of legislative reforms concerning animal welfare, but it’s not enough to just pass laws—we must work diligently to ensure they are enforced and that there are consequences for those who…
Rank this Week: 619

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Jan 22

    Reviews of ActiveWords, TValue, dtSearch; Body Position and Tablets; Three New Question

    Reviews of ActiveWords, TValue, dtSearch; Body Position and Tablets; Three New Question
    Today's issue of TL Answers contains these articles: Stephen Hayes, Review: ActiveWords for Naming Documents Adron Beene, Review: TValue for Amortization Calculations Carol Baker, Review: dtSearch for a Briefs Knowledge Base Christian…
  • Jan 21

    How Prospects Find and Judge Your Law Firm Plus 39 More Must-Read

    How Prospects Find and Judge Your Law Firm Plus 39 More Must-Read
    Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 40 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the...
  • Jan 19

    This Email Gadget Saved a Law Firm $30,000 Plus 58 More Must-Read

    This Email Gadget Saved a Law Firm $30,000 Plus 58 More Must-Read
    Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 59 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the...
Rank this Week: 219

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jan 22

    Actos Bladder Cancer Federal Trial

    Actos Bladder Cancer Federal Trial
    The U.S. District Judge overseeing the federal Actos litigation has issued orders requiring that the Court be provided with details about each of the cases filed, information about potential settlements and motions in various state courts…
  • Jan 11

    Hysterectomy Morcellator Cancer 2015 Update

    Hysterectomy Morcellator Cancer 2015 Update
    There are many product liability lawsuits being filed against the manufacturers of power morcellators. The injured women claim that patients and doctors should have been warned about the risks associated with use of the medical devices during…
  • Jan 10

    Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Settlement 2015 Update

    Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Settlement 2015 Update
    The Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II artificial hip metal implant global settlement which was announced in November 2014, appears to finally be gaining some traction as the policy and settlement procedures are being set down. Stryker Corp.…
Rank this Week: 233

National Eminent Domain Blog

National Eminent Domain Blog

Covers eminent domain news with a focus on Michigan. By Ackerman Ackerman & Dynkowski.

http://www.nationaleminentdomain.com/
  • Jan 22

    John Mogk Provides Criticism of Kelo in Poletown

    John Mogk Provides Criticism of Kelo in Poletown
    Professor John Mogk of the Wayne State University Law School has provided another opinion to The Detroit News in which he claims that the article written by Jesse Hathaway regarding “Re-evaluating eminent domain” simply does not…
  • Dec 24

    Delray District Meets Future Plan

    Delray District Meets Future Plan
    Despite the grievances over the environmental issues in the Delray district, on should recognize that the City of Detroit has intended the area between the Detroit River and I-75 to be an industrial area since at least the passage of the…
  • Dec 12

    By simply seeking to acquire a transfer…

    By simply seeking to acquire a transfer station because a community does not like the use does not suffice to say that just compensation must be paid. That transfer station is a very special use and may end up being a very expensive purchase…
Rank this Week: 589

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
  • Jan 22

    Florida Based Investment Advisor Firm Is Charged in Ponzi Scheme

    Florida Based Investment Advisor Firm Is Charged in Ponzi Scheme
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: The SEC has charged a Florida based investment advisor firm, Elm Tree Investment Advisors LLC, its founder Frederic Elm, and its private funds Elm…
  • Jan 21

    Wheat Ridge, Colorado Man Pleads Guilty to Orchestrating a $4.8 Million Ponzi Scheme

    Wheat Ridge, Colorado Man Pleads Guilty to Orchestrating a $4.8 Million Ponzi Scheme
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: Perry Sawano pled guilty to swindling investors in a $4.8 million Ponzi scheme between 2007 and 2013. Sawano was accused of running the scheme…
  • Jan 21

    UBS’ Richest Clients Chase After Dollars and Scrap Swiss Franc

    UBS’ Richest Clients Chase After Dollars and Scrap Swiss Franc
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law Offices: Last week, the Swiss National Bank abolished the franc’s three year-old cap of 1.20 per euro, which caused the currency to soar as much as 41 percent against…
Rank this Week: 149

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Covers offshore injuries involving fishing vessels. By Beard, Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP.

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Crew Rescued as F/V EYAK Sinks Near Sitka, Alaska

    Crew Rescued as F/V EYAK Sinks Near Sitka, Alaska
    A crewmember on board the 80-foot tender F/V EYAK called the Juneau Coast Guard at 5:45 am on January 19, 2015 to report they had grounded and the boat was taking on water. The tender was located near Calligan Island,...
  • Jan 16

    Icicle Seafoods, Inc. is for Sale

    Icicle Seafoods, Inc. is for Sale
    Icicle Seafoods, Inc., a major harvester and processor of wild and farmed seafood in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, is for sale. Private equity investment firm Paine & Partners bought Icicle in 2007 and is now looking for a buyer....
  • Jan 14

    Injured Crab Fisherman from F/V IRENE H in Shelikof Strait Medevaced to Kodiak, Alaska

    Injured Crab Fisherman from F/V IRENE H in Shelikof Strait Medevaced to Kodiak, Alaska
    A crab fisherman reportedly injured his abdomen while pulling in crab pots on the F/V IRENE H on January 13, 2015. Crew from the fishing vessel called the Coast Guard to report the injury and ask for medical assistance. The...
Rank this Week: 911

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: 421

Hunton Employment & Labor Law…

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives

Analyzes and covers developments in employment and labor issues. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonlaborblog.com/
Rank this Week: 778

Asset Search Blog

Asset Search Blog

Covers asset searches, fraud investigations, and legal strategies for recovering hidden assets. By Fred L. Abrams.

http://www.assetsearchblog.com/
Rank this Week: 679

Practical Academic

Practical Academic

Covers the developments in arbitration and contract law in India and elsewhere.

http://www.practicalacademic.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 22

    Liquidated Damages in India: Kailash Nath Associates v DDA (SCI)

    Liquidated Damages in India: Kailash Nath Associates v DDA (SCI)
    Recently, the Indian Supreme Court had the occasion to discuss the law on liquidated damages. A Bench consisting of Ranjan Gogoi & RF Nariman, JJ, through the latter summarised the law on liquidated damages:"1. Where a sum is named in a…
  • Jan 21

    Government Not to Go Ahead with Ordinance to Amend the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996

    Government Not to Go Ahead with Ordinance to Amend the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996
    In a previous post, we had brought the attention of our readers to the Cabinet's approval of an ordinance to amend the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996. However, the Business Standard reports that the Government has planned not to…
  • Jan 2

    PSC Awards: Great Eastern Energy Corporation v MoPNG

    PSC Awards: Great Eastern Energy Corporation v MoPNG
    In July this year, we made public an arbitral award in the arbitration between Selan Exploration and the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG). We had assured our readers that we would be bring a few such arbitral awards to the public…
Rank this Week: 639

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, commercial litigation and insurance bad faith. By Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonaccidentinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jan 22

    Avon, Massachusetts: Cambridge Man Killed in 2 Car Accident on Route 24

    Avon, Massachusetts: Cambridge Man Killed in 2 Car Accident on Route 24
    January 22, 2015: Last Sunday morning, January 18, 2015, Winchel Auburg, 41, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained when the car he was driving collided with another vehicle.  The accident…
  • Jan 8

    Westborough, Massachusetts: Victims of Fatal Crash Identified as Randolph Resident

    Westborough, Massachusetts: Victims of Fatal Crash Identified as Randolph Resident
    January 7, 2015: Last Thursday, January 1, Clarice Felix, 18, and Dave Virgile, 27, both of Randolph, Massachusetts, died as a result of personal injuries sustained when a car they were riding in collided with a truck on the Massachusetts…
  • Dec 16

    Belchertown, Massachusetts: Victim of Fatal Accident Identified

    Belchertown, Massachusetts: Victim of Fatal Accident Identified
    December 16, 2014: On Sunday morning, Keely Walsh, 18, of Lancaster, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained as a passenger in a car, which collided with a tree.  The driver was a 23 year old male, whose…
Rank this Week: 768

Nimonik

Nimonik

Covers Canadian environmental and energy law.

http://www.nimonik.com/blog/
  • Jan 22

    The Importance of Auditing for Food Safety

    The Importance of Auditing for Food Safety
    Audits play a fundamental role in certifying that proper food safety practices are being abided to. The Global Food and Safety Resource reported, “audits are a crucial component of maintaining food safety standards and certification, by…
  • Jan 14

    Higher Fines & Fees for Municipal Services in Canada

    Higher Fines & Fees for Municipal Services in Canada
    In the past six months, Nimonik has observed technical amendments to municipal by-laws which could be easily overlooked. The changes concern fees charged for services rendered, fines used to enforce by-laws, and refinements to certain…
  • Jan 7

    Efficient Incident Managment and Training Scheduler for Businesse

    Efficient Incident Managment and Training Scheduler for Businesse
    Let’s make 2015 a safe year for your workplace. Nimonik is building easy-to-use incident management tools and a training scheduler. To help refine our design, we are looking for Beta testers to provide feedback. Beta program…
Rank this Week: 799

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jan 22

    Magna Carta is 800 years old

    Magna Carta is 800 years old
    The year 2015 marks the 800th Anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta by King John. The Magna Carta, or the Great Charter of Liberty, is widely viewed as the foundation for individual liberties and the rule of law. The history of the…
  • Jan 20

    Origins of the Martin L. King, Jr. Federal Holiday

    Origins of the Martin L. King, Jr. Federal Holiday
    By Darius Wood Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday is one of the ten federal holidays, and only one of two federal holidays that is for an individual – Washington’s Birthday is the other. “President Ronald Reagan signed…
  • Jan 16

    Interview Season is Upon Us, or Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost

    Interview Season is Upon Us, or Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost
    by Murtaza Khwaja The Judicial Clerkship Job Fair and the Public Sector Job Fair are both coming up in the next few weeks, and 1Ls are finally able to join the rest of us in applying for upcoming jobs, internships, and/or other positions.…
Rank this Week: 571

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
  • Jan 22

    Barristers, costs and the influence of money on lawyer

    Barristers, costs and the influence of money on lawyer
    Lord Grabiner is both right and wrong to resist the money question Lord Grabiner's cross-examination yesterday (21 January) by the Treasury Select Committee investigating the Bank of England's role in the foreign exchange scandal provides…
  • Jan 8

    In-house legal risk challenge widens - new rules set to make conduct risk part of legal risk

    In-house legal risk challenge widens - new rules set to make conduct risk part of legal risk
    In-house legal risk challenge widens - new rules set to make conduct risk part of legal risk Draft rules published by the European Banking Authority (EBA) in June 2014 would require European banks to quantify broadly-defined legal risks as…
  • Dec 4

    Head in the cloud: who is responsible for our data in the cloud?

    Head in the cloud: who is responsible for our data in the cloud?
    Data privacy regulations are becoming more complex in today's changing IT landscape, and the consequences are huge. It's increasingly important for businesses to keep up to date on legal and regulatory issues of using public cloud while…
Rank this Week: 647

Labor Immigration Law

Labor Immigration Law

Features United States labor immigration law news and analysis. By the Capitol Immigration Law Group LLC.

http://www.laborimmigration.com
Rank this Week: 509

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

Covers Illinois Nursing Home Abuse, news, updates and commentary. Published by Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyer.center/
  • Jan 22

    Nursing Home Residents Exposed to Hepatitis C File Lawsuit

    Nursing Home Residents Exposed to Hepatitis C File Lawsuit
    Minot, North Dakota recently suffered the third-largest hepatitis C outbreak in American history, and most of the victims were residents of the ManorCare nursing home. Of the 51 hepatitis C cases linked to the outbreak in Minot, 47 were…
  • Jan 5

    Malnutrition and Dehydration in Nursing Homes - What You Should Know

    Malnutrition and Dehydration in Nursing Homes - What You Should Know
    Hunger and thirst in nursing homes is a widespread problem, causing already-ill residents to suffer from malnutrition, dehydration, and severe weight loss. Too often a sign of neglect or staff incompetence, malnutrition on nursing homes…
  • Dec 8

    Nursing Homes Sued for Overmedicating, Defrauding Medicaid

    Nursing Homes Sued for Overmedicating, Defrauding Medicaid
    The New Mexico attorney general recently filed a lawsuit against one of the country's largest nursing home chains, Preferred Care Partners Management Group, for defrauding Medicaid and causing the neglect and mistreatment of residents.…
Rank this Week: 708

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 709

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

Covers employeee benefits, ERISA, and employment law. By Stanley D. Baum.

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 334

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • Jan 22

    Affected by mass layoffs?

    Affected by mass layoffs?
    Recent events have caused mass layoffs of various employees, including Target, Suncor and SNC-Lavalin.  Employees affected are in the hundreds. Not knowing where to turn, most people resort to google searches. However, an internet search…
  • Jan 14

    Age and severance package

    Age and severance package
    Age has been noted as an important factor in determining severance.  When potential job candidates seek employment, chances are the younger candidate will have better chances of obtaining employment versus the older candidate. Readers of…
  • Dec 18

    Are Unpaid Internships Legal?

    Are Unpaid Internships Legal?
    Unpaid internships can be deemed as sketchy, even illegal in some cases.  That’s why Bank of Canada Governor, Stephen Poloz’s recent statement needs clarification. As youth unemployment rates have nearly doubled, he suggested…
Rank this Week: 674

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 22

    Feathered Profs - A List of Law Professors Who Use Twitter

    Feathered Profs - A List of Law Professors Who Use Twitter
    We've written here fairly extensively about Twitter, and it's no wonder. Twitter presents a fascinating opportunity for librarians to learn new systems for organizing data. Hashtags are really just like the subject headings in a library…
  • Jan 21

    Exhibits on Civil Rights: Online and Nearby

    Exhibits on Civil Rights: Online and Nearby
    In continuing recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, here are several exhibitions which might be of interest: At the Library of Congress website, The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom.  The…
  • Jan 16

    The Silk Road and Search and Seizure

    The Silk Road and Search and Seizure
    Professor Ric Simmons recently posted on his new blog about Fourth Amendment issues related to the Silk Road. The Silk Road is part of the dark web/deep web/dark Internet---that part of the Internet that isn’t searched by Google. Though…
Rank this Week: 254

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Covers governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, and professional responsibility generally. By Nancy Rapoport, a law professor at UNLV's Boyd School of Law.

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 309

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Jan 22

    Huff Post Repost: Respecting the Seventh Amendment

    Huff Post Repost: Respecting the Seventh Amendment
    There are few democratic institutions in America more embattled than the civil justice system. No matter what one thinks of "tort reform," the political term often used to describe laws to weaken this system, one thing is clear: For the...
  • Jan 21

    Another day, another state judicial campaign bribe story

    Another day, another state judicial campaign bribe story
    Earlier this month, former Arkansas circuit judge Michael Maggio pleaded guilty for accepting a bribe “in the form of a campaign contribution” when, days after taking money from nursing-home owner Michael Morton, he “reduced…
  • Jan 15

    The U.S. Chamber’s Cerebral Disorder

    The U.S. Chamber’s Cerebral Disorder
    A few years ago, the filmmaker Errol Morris wrote a strange and fascinating 5-part series in the New York Times Opinionator blog called “The Anosognosic’s Dilemma: Something’s Wrong but You’ll Never Know What It…
Rank this Week: 949

Seattle Copyright Watch

Seattle Copyright Watch

Covers copyright and other intellectual property topics. By Tonya Gisselberg.

http://www.seattlecopyrightwatch.com/
  • Jan 22

    Omega Can't Pull Off Copyright Infringement Hat Trick

    Omega Can't Pull Off Copyright Infringement Hat Trick
    High end Swiss watch manufacturer Omega decided to take on discount retailer Costco.  Omega registered its Omega Globe Design with the U.S. Copyright Office.  Omega engraved its Omega Globe Design on the back of some of its…
  • Jan 16

    Former Professional Football Players Rumble Over Use of Their Likenesse

    Former Professional Football Players Rumble Over Use of Their Likenesse
    Electronic Arts (EA) develops and publishes Madden NFL, a video game that allows users to play virtual football games by controlling avatars of real life NFL players.  EA pays to license current NFL players’ likenesses. …
  • Jan 16

    Former Professional Football Players Rumble Over Use of Their Likenesse

    Former Professional Football Players Rumble Over Use of Their Likenesse
    Electronic Arts (EA) develops and publishes Madden NFL, a video game that allows users to play virtual football games by controlling avatars of real life NFL players.  EA pays to license current NFL players’ likenesses. …
Rank this Week: 954

Cordell Parvin Blog

Cordell Parvin Blog

Covers career development, client development, and lawyer marketing.

http://www.cordellblog.com
  • Jan 22

    Lawyers: Simple Ways to Use Social Media Marketing in One Hour: Part 3

    Lawyers: Simple Ways to Use Social Media Marketing in One Hour: Part 3
    In this the third in the series Shawn Tuma shows how he used social media for marketing in 57 minutes. Executing the Plan — in 57 minutes you can do these 10 things to market your law practice Now that I’ve described the tools…
  • Jan 21

    Lawyers: Simple Ways to Use Social Media Marketing in One Hour (Part 2)

    Lawyers: Simple Ways to Use Social Media Marketing in One Hour (Part 2)
    Dallas Cyber Security lawyer Shawn Tuma is back with Part 2 of his three part series on Social Media Marketing in One Hour. I hope you had a chance to read Part 1 where Shawn explained why he turned from traditional go to events…
  • Jan 20

    Lawyers: Simple Ways to Use Social Media Marketing in One Hour: Part 1

    Lawyers: Simple Ways to Use Social Media Marketing in One Hour: Part 1
    I met and started coaching Shawn Tuma in 2011. Shawn had found me using social media and had subscribed to my blog. After a three hour coaching session, Shawn posted one of my favorite blog posts: Are you like Clark Griswold or Ray…
Rank this Week: 561

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
Rank this Week: 138

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 22

    Convincing Innocent Adults They Are Guilty of a Crime is Easier Than You Would Think

    Convincing Innocent Adults They Are Guilty of a Crime is Easier Than You Would Think
    The University of British Columbia in Canada recently conducted a study involving 60 students that they interviewed over a few weeks.  The study consisted of telling the students about two events that the student experienced as a…
  • Jan 21

    Cell Phone Towers, T-Mobile South, LLC v. City of Roswell

    Cell Phone Towers, T-Mobile South, LLC v. City of Roswell
    This ruling makes a lot of sense. The federal law requires municipalities to provide an explanation to cell phone tower companies when a permit to erect a cell tower is turned down. The cell phone operator has a deadline in which to appeal a…
  • Jan 20

    Wisconsin Dog Bite Decision Goes To the Dog

    Wisconsin Dog Bite Decision Goes To the Dog
    This case is about the definition in Wisconsin of the word harboring. According to Merrian-Webster harboring means to give shelter to (someone): to hide and protect (someone). If you harbor an adult child who owns a dog, then why aren't you…
Rank this Week: 863

Washington D.C. Employment Law…

Washington D.C. Employment Law Update

Covers labor and employment law developments in Washington, D.C. By Littler.

http://www.littler.com/blog/dc-employment-law-update
  • Jan 22

    Senate Hearing Discusses Affordable Care Act Definition of "Full-Time"

    Senate Hearing Discusses Affordable Care Act Definition of "Full-Time"
    Ilyse Wolens Schuman During the first employment-related hearing conducted by the new Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), Senators and panelists debated whether the Affordable Care Act's…
  • Jan 21

    President Outlines "Middle-Class Economics" Narrative in SOTU

    President Outlines "Middle-Class Economics" Narrative in SOTU
    Ilyse Wolens Schuman During last night's State of the Union address, President Obama touched on a number of employment and benefits-related topics that fit into his theme of promoting "middle-class economics." Although it…
  • Jan 14

    Federal Court Vacates Second and Final Major Provision of the Department of Labor's Home Care Rule

    Federal Court Vacates Second and Final Major Provision of the Department of Labor's Home Care Rule
    On Wednesday, January 14, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia vacated the U.S. Department of Labor's new rule that purported to narrow the definition of "companionship services" exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor…
Rank this Week: 930