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Electronic Discovery Law

Electronic Discovery Law

Covers legal issues, news and best practices relating to the discovery of electronically stored information. By K&L Gates.

http://www.ediscoverylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 573

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    PTAB reverses when Examiner provides no explanation for why claimed "blender" reads on "charging nozzle"

    PTAB reverses when Examiner provides no explanation for why claimed "blender" reads on "charging nozzle"
    Takeaway: The Applicant appealed an obviousness rejection of claims to a process of manufacturing a multi-phase liquid composition. The method claim recited a transferring and a blending step involving a "blender," and the Examiner mapped the…
  • Jul 10

    Examples of abandonment after failure to handle drawing requirement

    Examples of abandonment after failure to handle drawing requirement
    In this post, I'll discuss some applications that went abandoned because the Applicant didn't properly handle drawing objections or requirement that occurred at the last stage of prosecution. Application 11/776,390 (history available on…
  • Jun 18

    Tips for arguing Unexpected Results Arguments to overcome obviousne

    Tips for arguing Unexpected Results Arguments to overcome obviousne
    MPEP Sections 716 and 2145 provide a good primer on arguing unexpected results in order to overcome obviousness. To dig into the topic in a little more detail, this post will discuss a number of PTAB appeal decisions where the Applicant made…
Rank this Week: 370

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

Covers how associates should approach the practice of law. By Keith Lee.

http://associatesmind.com
  • Jul 21

    How to Juggle a Family and Law School

    How to Juggle a Family and Law School
    We’re probably a month out from most law schools opening their doors again for the Fall. There is also going to be a new (though smaller) crop of 1Ls heading in those doors. It’s been a few years since I first touched on the topic…
  • Jun 24

    Book Review: The Practice

    Book Review: The Practice
    Next in a series of long overdue book reviews, here are my thoughts on The Practice: Brutal Truths About Lawyers And Lawyering by Brian Tannebaum. Go buy this book right now. I’ll elaborate. As with my review of Supreme Ambitions,…
  • Jun 19

    Book Review: Supreme Ambition

    Book Review: Supreme Ambition
    So this review is long overdue. I received an advance preview copy of David Lat’s debut novel, Supreme Ambitions, back in October of last year. I read it immediately and enjoyed it, but it also came at a time when I was fairly busy. One…
Rank this Week: 818

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Jul 21

    A new position with Caterpillar has opened in your area!

    A new position with Caterpillar has opened in your area!
    To be considered, please send all information to gina.jones@roberthalflegal.comor michael.auger@roberthalflegal.com  ·         Name & phone…
  • Jul 21

    Paralegal - In House Opportunity!

    Paralegal - In House Opportunity!
    Kelly Legal Managed Services has an excellent long term need for a paralegal to assist an in-house legal department of a global manufacturing company at its headquarters in Peoria, Illinois. In this role, you will draft agreements, meet…
  • Jul 15

    City of Peoria, Public Safety Career Fair for Careers Supported by ICC Programs in Law Enforcement, Fire Science and 911-Dispatch

    City of Peoria, Public Safety Career Fair for Careers Supported by ICC Programs in Law Enforcement, Fire Science and 911-Dispatch
    CITY OF PEORIA PUBLIC SAFETY CAREER FAIRSponsored by the NAACPThursday, July 30, 20155:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.101 N. MacArthur HighwayPeoria, IL  61605We will be taking applications for the positions listed below. Representatives from…
Rank this Week: 75

Ask Liza: Nolo's Estate Planning…

Ask Liza: Nolo's Estate Planning Blog

Covers estate planning and wills. By Liza Weiman Hanks.

http://blog.nolo.com/estateplanning/
  • Jul 21

    Paying Credit Card Debt as Trustee

    Paying Credit Card Debt as Trustee
    Dear Liza, My father passed away recently, and all of his and my mom’s assets are held in a living trust (except an individual checking account), of which I am now the Trustee.  A few collection agencies are now…
  • Jun 22

    Paying Capital Gains on Appreciated Asset

    Paying Capital Gains on Appreciated Asset
    Dear Liza, My father passed away in 2002 when the federal estate tax limit was $1million. At that time my mother chose to put their home in the Bypass Trust.  She has now passed and the home is worth $1.4 million.  Do we…
  • Apr 28

    When does a Will Make Sense?

    When does a Will Make Sense?
    Dear Liza: A friend of mine is considering a living trust.  The only property he has is a coin collection maybe worth around $15,000.  He has an adult daughter who he doesn’t communicate with and does not want her to get…
Rank this Week: 724

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • Jul 21

    A Federal Pure Bill of Discovery

    A Federal Pure Bill of Discovery
    by Jay Marshall Wolman I read an interesting case over the weekend.  You may recall the case of Heleen Mees allegedly stalking Citigroup chief economist Willem Buiter.  She was charged with five misdemeanor counts after, it seems,…
  • Jul 17

    Updates in Railroad Employee Liability Law

    Updates in Railroad Employee Liability Law
    by Jay Marshall Wolman In addition to my usual lawyerly activities, I am also a Vice Chair of the Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Law Committee of the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial and Insurance…
  • Jul 16

    Problems with Revenge Porn Law

    Problems with Revenge Porn Law
    by Jay Marshall Wolman Revenge porn is bad, and this blog has been active in fighting it.  As a moral matter, it is a pretty easy thing to address.  As a legal matter, it is not. More and more states have been passing laws against…
Rank this Week: 335

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: 86

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Jul 21

    2015 PWC Patent Litigation Study: “A Change in Patentee Fortunes”

    2015 PWC Patent Litigation Study: “A Change in Patentee Fortunes”
    PWC has published the latest installment of its yearly patent litigation survey.  This year’s study has a focus on recent changes and how those changes are affecting patentees.  In particular, the PWC study provides eight key…
  • May 25

    The Courts and Patent Litigation

    The Courts and Patent Litigation
    We often hear concerns with the ability or the willingness of the courts to handle sophisticated patent cases.  While we feel the concern is overstated, there are legitimate concerns.  Roy Strom examines a number of these concerns…
  • May 22

    Covered Business Method Review of Four of Fifteen Patents Warrants Stay

    Covered Business Method Review of Four of Fifteen Patents Warrants Stay
    Trading Techs. Int’l, Inc. v. BCG Partners, Inc., Nos. 10 C 715, 716, 718, 720, 721, 726, 882-885, 929 & 931, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 25, 2015) (Kendall, J.). Judge Kendall granted defendants’ motion to stay this patent…
Rank this Week: 196

Life Sciences Legal Update

Life Sciences Legal Update

Analysis and commentary on trends and developments in life sciences and health care law. By Reed Smith.

http://www.lifescienceslegalupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 440

In-house Access

In-house Access

Covers corporate counsel best practices. By the Association of Corporate Counsel.

http://www.inhouseaccess.com/
  • Jul 21

    Networking – How to Influence by Doing the Things You Love

    Networking – How to Influence by Doing the Things You Love
    Guest blogger: Betty Francisco is the former general counsel for Millennium Partners Sports Club Management LLC and a member of ACC Northeast. She is also founder and president of FitNation Ventures. She can be contacted at…
  • Jul 13

    Obergefell Decision Impact on Employer

    Obergefell Decision Impact on Employer
    Guest blogger: Michael C. Brody is associate general counsel at UnitedHealth Group and a member of the ACC Health Law Committee. He can be reached at mbrody@uhc.com. Recently, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that it is…
  • Jul 9

    Growing Diversity: Bridging the Gap Between Opportunity and Succe

    Growing Diversity: Bridging the Gap Between Opportunity and Succe
    Guest blogger: Khurram Nasir Gore is General Counsel and Chief Strategy Officer at Personal BlackBox Company, a public benefit corporation. He can be reached at Khurram.Gore@pbb.me. For more details on ACC’s research and benchmarking…
Rank this Week: 751

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    Capital punishment: On the way out—with grisly exception

    Capital punishment: On the way out—with grisly exception
    Source: The Economist (4 July 2015)http://www.economist.com/news/international/21656666-few-countries-are-applying-death-penalty-more-freely-global-trend-towards?fsrc=scn/tw_ec/on_the_way_out_with_grisly_exceptionsDEPENDING on where you are,…
  • Jul 21

    Mumbai bomber Yakub Menon's mercy plea rejected

    Mumbai bomber Yakub Menon's mercy plea rejected
    Source: BBC News (21 July 2015)http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-33605248India's Supreme Court has rejected a final mercy plea of a man found guilty of financing the 1993 serial bombings in the western city of Mumbai.Yakub Memon will…
  • Jul 20

    New Thai Anti-Graft Law Extends Death Penalty to Foreigner

    New Thai Anti-Graft Law Extends Death Penalty to Foreigner
    Source: The New York Times (14 Jul 2015)http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2015/07/14/world/asia/ap-as-thailand-anti-corruption.html?_r=0Thailand has enacted a new anti-corruption law that extends a maximum penalty of capital punishment to…
Rank this Week: 583

Tax, Trust and Estate News

Tax, Trust and Estate News

Covers federal and state income taxes, and business taxes. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://taxtrustestatenews.com/
  • Jul 21

    Walmart Has Billions In Overseas Tax Havens. Time For International Tax Reform?

    Walmart Has Billions In Overseas Tax Havens. Time For International Tax Reform?
    According to a Forbes report last week, Walmart has $76 billion in foreign tax havens. The report claimed that the world's largest retail chain has 78 subsidiaries in 15 overseas tax havens where the company has no store locations. Walmart's…
  • Jul 15

    What You Need to Know About the Gift Tax Exclusion & How to Potentially Avoid it

    What You Need to Know About the Gift Tax Exclusion & How to Potentially Avoid it
    Currently, the gift tax exclusion threshold is $14,000, but most high net worth individuals will probably never pay the tax, according to the Motley Fool. This is due to the fact that even if individuals exceed the $14,000 limit, they will…
  • Jul 7

    Is New York One of the Most Tax Friendly States?

    Is New York One of the Most Tax Friendly States?
    New York state has long been a gift tax haven, but recent changes to legislation have reduced the burden of the estate tax as well. By doubling the estate tax exemption from $1 million to over $2 million, New York has positioned itself as one…
Rank this Week: 893

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    E. coli Outbreak: Red River Valley Fair

    E. coli Outbreak: Red River Valley Fair
    The North Dakota Department of Health is investigating a possible cluster of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) infections in eastern North Dakota. Three cases have been reported, all are less... Continue Reading
  • Jun 12

    Day Care’s Can Be E. coli Friendly and Dangerous to Kid

    Day Care’s Can Be E. coli Friendly and Dangerous to Kid
    The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has provided the following update to a E. coli investigation at Learning Vine Daycare in Greenwood County: At this time,... Continue Reading
  • Jun 11

    South Carolina Learning Vine Daycare E. coli Link

    South Carolina Learning Vine Daycare E. coli Link
    Learning Vine on Overland Drive in Greenwood shut down voluntarily on Monday.  The closure followed the death of 2-year-old Myles Mayfield, of Greenwood, who died from hemolytic uremic syndrome, a... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 76

Counsel to Counsel Blog

Counsel to Counsel Blog

Focuses on career and marketing issues facing associates or partners. By Stephen Seckler.

http://www.seckler.com/blog/
  • Jul 20

    A Profession in Decline?

    A Profession in Decline?
    Benjamin Barton, a professor at the University of Tennessee School of Law, offers a sobering assessment of the state of the legal profession–law schools graduating too many lawyers, graduates who can’t find jobs and  a…
  • Jul 15

    Put Down the iPhone

    Put Down the iPhone
    Julie Fleming, of Lex Innova Consulting, has a nice post on how technology may be interfering with your business relationship building.  It’s a short read, but right on point.
  • Jul 3

    Second Thoughts on Winning the In-house Lottery

    Second Thoughts on Winning the In-house Lottery
    In the past 18 years, I have spoken to thousands of law firm associates about their career concerns.  While there are a number of themes that are common (concerns about long and unpredictable hours, difficult clients, concerns about not…
Rank this Week: 473

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Jul 20

    Thai DCA Must Staff Up to Avoid FAA Downgrade

    Thai DCA Must Staff Up to Avoid FAA Downgrade
    Officials from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration completed an initial assessment of the Thai civil aviation sector last week and reportedly identified a number of problems in need of correction for the country to maintain its Category…
  • Jun 30

    Jetstar Hong Kong Denied Operating License

    Jetstar Hong Kong Denied Operating License
    Last week, the Hong Kong Air Transport Licensing Authority (ALTA) finally issued its decision rejecting Jetstar Hong Kong Airways Limited's (JHK) application for license to operate scheduled air services. This is a setback for Qantas which…
  • Jun 23

    LOT Hack

    LOT Hack
    Polish national carrier, LOT Airlines, temporarily suspended service on Sunday because of an external attack on its computer systems. International aviation's various security treaties are often cited as a model for an international…
Rank this Week: 465

Navigable Waters

Navigable Waters

Covers maritime law, the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and the Defense Base Act. By Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett.

http://navwaters.com/
  • Jul 20

    No expansion of the Longshoreman Definition

    No expansion of the Longshoreman Definition
    Coming before the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeals  was the question of whether the Claimant was covered by the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act or the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act.…
  • Jul 2

    Limitation of Liability Claim Dismissed as Time Barred

    Limitation of Liability Claim Dismissed as Time Barred
    The Limitation Act allows a vessel owner to limit liability for damage or injury to the value of the vessel or the owner’s interest in the vessel. To invoke the protections of the Act, the vessel owner must bring an action in district…
  • Jun 24

    Geographical Proximity is Not the Only Factor in Deciding OCSLA Jurisdiction

    Geographical Proximity is Not the Only Factor in Deciding OCSLA Jurisdiction
    Robert Lewis, Jr. filed suit under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), alleging injuries to his left elbow, cervical spine, and lumbar spine as the result of an accident that occurred while working on Ram-Powell, a tension-leg…
Rank this Week: 723

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Quirky Employment Law Questions

Covers quirky questions in employment law. By Dorsey & Whitney LLP.

http://quirkyemploymentquestions.com/
  • Jul 20

    Quirky Question #265, Can I have an English-Only Policy?

    Quirky Question #265, Can I have an English-Only Policy?
    Question: Our Company may implement a policy that requires employees to speak in the English language. What risks should we be aware of?  Answer: By Marilyn Clark and Jessie Mischke There are several legal and non-legal risks your…
  • Jul 15

    Quirky Question #264, Oregon Employers: Beware!

    Quirky Question #264, Oregon Employers: Beware!
    Question: I am an employer in Oregon, and I understand Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed a whole slew of bills into law on Monday which will directly impact Oregon employers. What do I need to know? Answer: By Aaron D. Goldstein Oregon…
  • Jul 15

    Quirky Question #263, My Supervisor is Stressing Me Out!

    Quirky Question #263, My Supervisor is Stressing Me Out!
    Question: We have an employee who claims she has a mental disability involving stress and anxiety caused by working with her supervisor, and she has asked for a different supervisor as an accommodation. This doesn’t seem to be a…
Rank this Week: 374

Supplemental Conditions

Supplemental Conditions

Covers construction law developments and litigation. By Wally Zimolong.

http://www.supplementalconditions.com/
Rank this Week: 915

New York Law Thoughts

New York Law Thoughts

Covers New York personal injury topics. By Carol L. Schlitt.

http://nylawthoughts.com
  • Jul 20

    NY Personal Injury Lawyer Settles Brooklyn Bicycle Accident Case

    NY Personal Injury Lawyer Settles Brooklyn Bicycle Accident Case
    A man riding his bicycle home was struck by a car making an illegal U-turn and knocked to the ground. EMT workers took him by ambulance to Kings County Medical Center rushed for treatment of injuries to his in pelvis, elbow, knee, shoulder…
  • Jul 15

    10 Tips for Safe Grilling this Summer

    10 Tips for Safe Grilling this Summer
    July is the peak season for grilling in New York; people love to fire up that barbecue. Of course, when we barbecue, we work with fire and that always creates some risk. According to the National Fire Prevention Association, 8,800 home fires…
  • Jul 7

    Saving Our Clients Money by Negotiating Medicare Reimbursement Reduction

    Saving Our Clients Money by Negotiating Medicare Reimbursement Reduction
    Medicare has a right to reimbursement for medical expenses paid when the Medicare recipient receives a settlement or court award.  As part of our promise to maximize reimbursement for our clients, we work to reduce any money owed to…
Rank this Week: 667

madisonian.net

madisonian.net

Coves law, society, and technology. By University of Pittsburgh professor Mike Madison, Loyola University Chicago professor Brett Frischmann and Seton Hall Law professor Frank Pasquale.

http://madisonian.net
  • Jul 20

    Designing Utopias, IP Law Edition

    Designing Utopias, IP Law Edition
    The apparent absence of artifice — one might say, the calculated absence of artifice — so dominates California’s cultural and natural landscape that when I return from a trip out West, as I just did, I have to spend a few…
  • Jul 1

    Building a #Pittsburgh Narrative

    Building a #Pittsburgh Narrative
    Contrasting “Pittsburgh tech is booming!” stories with “the rest of Pittsburgh is struggling” is always interesting … because those sorts of comparisons are done so rarely. But the comparison tells us and others…
  • Jun 24

    #Pittsburgh Needs Bodie

    #Pittsburgh Needs Bodie
    20,000 new residents for the City of Pittsburgh by 2025? Mayor Bill Peduto aims low, but that’s not the real problem in the newly-released “Welcoming Pittsburgh” plan. [Welcoming Pittsburgh plan here.] Still, I’ll…
Rank this Week: 475

Wealth Law Blog

Wealth Law Blog

Covers building, protecting and distributing wealth. By Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP.

http://samuelslaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 20

    What, Me…Scary?

    What, Me…Scary?
    Some of the skills I have as a litigator have aided me greatly as a mom: I am not afraid of a battle; Preparation is crucial; and Thinking on your feet while juggling several things is mandatory. I have also found that the skills I have…
  • Jul 7

    Greg Lutje’s Article “High Times or High Risk?” Featured on WFG New

    Greg Lutje’s Article “High Times or High Risk?” Featured on WFG New
    “In November 1998, Oregon voters approved Ballot Measure 67, which allowed the medical use of marijuana within specified limits. The following year the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program was created to administer the registration program.…
  • Jul 6

    Get Your Discounts Before They Are Gone

    Get Your Discounts Before They Are Gone
    The IRS is talking rule changes again.  It may be time to take another look at your estate plan. Family-owned businesses often gift ownership interests in the business to younger generations in an effort to reduce gift or estate tax…
Rank this Week: 638

New York Probate & Estate…

New York Probate & Estate Litigation Blog

Covers probate news, procedures and resources. By Philip M. Bernstein.

http://www.nyprobatelitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 171

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Alabama criminal law and procedure, including DUI,, theft crimes, and violent crimes. By Steven D. Ebersole.

http://www.birminghamcriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    Alabama Deputy Sheriff Injured in DUI Chase

    Alabama Deputy Sheriff Injured in DUI Chase
    According to a recent news article from My Fox Alabama, a sheriff’s deputy from Williamson County, Alabama was hospitalized following a late night chase of a drunk driving suspect that ended in a car accident. Authorities say the…
  • Jul 15

    One District Attorney in Alabama Discusses Problems with Sentencing Guideline

    One District Attorney in Alabama Discusses Problems with Sentencing Guideline
    In Blount County Alabama, authorities have recently arrested four people on capital murder charges. According to a recent news report from WVTM 13, Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey is of the opinion that Alabama’s mandatory…
  • Jul 10

    Alleged Burglar Arrested in Hoover – Found Hiding in Basement

    Alleged Burglar Arrested in Hoover – Found Hiding in Basement
    Hoover Police recently arrested an alleged burglar whom they found hiding in a basement, according to a news feature from My Fox Alabama. Police say they were told by a security company that one of their customer’s homes had a burglar…
Rank this Week: 779

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/
  • Jul 20

    Q&A: Working through your severance entitlement?

    Q&A: Working through your severance entitlement?
    QUESTION An employee’s entitlement to severance is to say the least, at the discretion of the employer. But this is not a point blank answer, as there are many factors that play into effect. Where an employee is terminated and not…
  • Jun 24

    The Highlights of Off-Duty Conduct

    The Highlights of Off-Duty Conduct
    Termination Due to Off-Duty Conduct The vulgar, off-duty conduct of Hydro One employee, Shawn Simoes, has brought concern for many employees. After all, it’s not often that an employee is terminated by their employer for their actions…
  • Jun 1

    Q&A: Do you have the right to a harassment-free work environment?

    Q&A: Do you have the right to a harassment-free work environment?
    QUESTION I have decided that my experience with my boss is in fact harassment and bullying. My performance is over managed, and performance reviews are used as a form of discipline, not coaching. I’m unjustly criticized and made to feel…
Rank this Week: 208

Rainmaker Lawyer Blog

Rainmaker Lawyer Blog

Covers business strategy for law firms, legal marketing, attorney business development, law firm marketing plans, and work/life balance for attorneys. By David Lorenzo.

http://www.rainmakerlawyer.com/site/index/
  • Jul 20

    Announcement From Dave Lorenzo: New Video Show

    Announcement From Dave Lorenzo: New Video Show
    I’m posting this article to introduce you to something new I’m sure you will find valuable.   A few weeks ago I launched a new daily business video show to help lawyers and business leaders make a great living and live a…
  • Jul 11

    We Have Moved

    We Have Moved
    Attorneys: Please join us for new content updated every day at Valtimax.com We still help attorneys make a great living and live a great life® We are just doing it in a new place. Our New Name is Valtimax Consulting. Come visit…
  • Jan 24

    New Development Experiences from Dave Lorenzo

    New Development Experiences from Dave Lorenzo
    We are excited to announce two outstanding new development experiences with Dave Lorenzo.Valtimax Revenue Revolution This full day seminar is designed to help you boost your law firm revenue in just one day. Join Dave Lorenzo as he presents…
Rank this Week: 228

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families aat nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Jonathan Rosenfeld.

http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 147

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    Negotiating Retirement Benefits in Indiana Divorce Agreement

    Negotiating Retirement Benefits in Indiana Divorce Agreement
    Many people facing a divorce are hyper-focused on the here and now. And sometimes, it really is best to take things one day at a time. Your divorce attorney, on the other hand, should be looking at your long-term well-being. That means…
  • Jul 4

    U.S. Supreme Court Declares Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

    U.S. Supreme Court Declares Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional
    The issue of legality of same-sex marriage in America was settled recently with the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges. The lead plaintiff, from Ohio, challenged a state ban on homosexual marriage on constitutional grounds.…
  • Jun 18

    In re: Marriage of Honer - Valuation of Marital Asset

    In re: Marriage of Honer - Valuation of Marital Asset
    After two people decide they no longer wish to be married, one of the key points of contention often becomes division of assets. Indiana, as in most states, seeks equitable distribution, or a distribution that is fair given the circumstances.…
Rank this Week: 605

Clean Air Watch

Clean Air Watch

Covers clean air laws and policies.

http://www.cleanairwatch.org/
  • Jul 20

    Guest Post: Pope Francis' “Climate Change Encyclical” Could Change the Game

    Guest Post: Pope Francis' “Climate Change Encyclical” Could Change the Game
    [Clean Air Watch periodically accepts guest posts that we think would be of interest to readers.  Today's guest post is from Beth Kelly.]When Pope Francis issued his “environmental” encyclical document, entitled "Laudato Si",…
  • Jul 9

    What Has to Happen Before Electric Cars Replace Standard Cars?

    What Has to Happen Before Electric Cars Replace Standard Cars?
    [Clean Air Watch periodically accepts guest posts that we find interesting.  Today's guest is Jaclyn Lambert]The advances in battery and hybrid vehicle technology over the past two decades have been so amazing that it causes one to…
  • Jun 26

    Guest Post: Alternative Energy Vehicles and the Environment

    Guest Post: Alternative Energy Vehicles and the Environment
    [Clean Air Watch periodically accepts guest posts to this space. The attached piece from Nik Donovic -- which highlights the benefits of hybrid vehicles -- struck a particular cord. We hope you find it interesting.]It’s not tough to…
Rank this Week: 966

Antitrust Today

Antitrust Today

Covers antitrust issues both domestically and abroad. By Constantine Cannon LLP.

http://www.antitrusttoday.com
Rank this Week: 528

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Jul 20

    More Than Milk: Why Agricultural Protections Are Just the Tip of the TPP Iceberg

    More Than Milk: Why Agricultural Protections Are Just the Tip of the TPP Iceberg
    The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), a proposed trade agreement that encompasses nearly 40 per cent of world GDP, heads to Hawaii later this month for ministerial-level negotiations. According to media reports, this may be the final round of…
  • Jul 20

    Agricultural Implications Just the Tip of the TPP Iceberg

    Agricultural Implications Just the Tip of the TPP Iceberg
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on July 18, 2015 as Pacific Trade Deal Could Raise Health Costs, Lower Privacy Protection The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), a proposed trade agreement that encompasses nearly 40 per cent of world GDP, heads to…
  • Jul 13

    Uber Battle the Latest Chapter in the Internet’s Never-Ending Story

    Uber Battle the Latest Chapter in the Internet’s Never-Ending Story
    For the past two decades, it has been the Internet's never-ending story. Established, successful businesses face Internet upstarts who leverage the advantages of a global network and new communications technology to offer better prices, more…
Rank this Week: 466

Broke and Broker

Broke and Broker

Covers the Wall Street docket of criminal, civil, regulatory, and arbitration cases. By Bill Singer.

http://brokeandbroker.com/index.php
  • Jul 20

    Stockbroker Discharged, Suspended, and Fined Over $100,000 Customer Loan

    Stockbroker Discharged, Suspended, and Fined Over $100,000 Customer Loan
    Here's a short BrokeAndBroker.com Blog about a stockbroker who was juggling a brokerage business, an insurance business, and the obligation to repay a customer for a six-figure loan. Sometimes ya just can't keep all the balls in the…
  • Jul 20

    BrokeAndBroker.com Blog by Bill Singer WEEK IN REVIEW

    BrokeAndBroker.com Blog by Bill Singer WEEK IN REVIEW
    30 Year Veteran RR Sues Former Brokerage Firm In Compensation DisputeIt's a hot Friday in July. Everyone has their eye on the clock. Those who are physically in the office are dreaming about being at the beach. Those who are physically at the…
  • Jul 20

    30 Year Veteran RR Sues Former Brokerage Firm In Compensation Dispute

    30 Year Veteran RR Sues Former Brokerage Firm In Compensation Dispute
    It's a hot Friday in July. Everyone has their eye on the clock. Those who are physically in the office are dreaming about being at the beach. Those who are physically at the beach aren't thinking about being in the office. In consideration…
Rank this Week: 920

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Jul 20

    Good Advice on Dealing with Professional Stre

    Good Advice on Dealing with Professional Stre
    Judge Primeaux offered some great practice advice in this recent post on his blog. The topic is dealing with stress. The post opens: Stress takes its toll in the form of burnout, substance abuse, failing relationships, depression, and even…
  • Jul 13

    Why Keep a Flag That’s Bad for Business?

    Why Keep a Flag That’s Bad for Business?
    South Carolina removed the Confederate flag from state grounds last week via impassioned Republican leadership. The following video of South Carolina lawmaker Jenny Horne (R) is worth watching in its entirety: Meanwhile in Mississippi, many…
  • Jul 1

    Breaking News: Civil War About Slavery

    Breaking News: Civil War About Slavery
    With a background as a history major, it’s frustrating to hear Civil War and Confederate flag apologists say that slavery was not the root cause of the Civil War. “It was about state’s rights,” they say. They are…
Rank this Week: 479

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Jul 19

    3rd Annual Junior Faculty Scholarship Exchange – Dartmouth, MA

    3rd Annual Junior Faculty Scholarship Exchange – Dartmouth, MA
    The University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth School of Law hosts its Third Annual Junior Faculty Scholarship Exchange October 16, 2015, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Registration is limited and opens August...
  • Jul 19

    CFP: Intellectual Property in International and European Law

    CFP: Intellectual Property in International and European Law
    The Utrecht Journal of International and European Law invites submissions for its upcoming Special Issue (82nd edition) on ‘Intellectual Property in International and European Law’. With technological advancement…
  • Jul 19

    CFP: European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review

    CFP: European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review
    The  European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law (EPPPL) Review invites contributions to upcoming issues. Facing severe budgetary restraints, the modern State has to balance rising demands for transparency and...
Rank this Week: 18

Blane Law Blog

Blane Law Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Mark C. Blane.

http://www.blanelaw.com/blog
  • Jul 19

    Why Mark Blane Continues To Dazzle His Client

    Why Mark Blane Continues To Dazzle His Client
    Call attorney Mark Blane today at (619) 813-7955 or download one of his FREE Injury Guide Books for your accident case at www.blanelaw.com
  • Jul 17

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  • Jul 6

    T-Bone Car Crash in Chula Vista Ca Case Result

    T-Bone Car Crash in Chula Vista Ca Case Result
    Case name:  Victoria Nguyen v. Hideki Kitamura, Case No.: 37-2014-00084059-CU-PA-CTL. This case was a side hit car accident in Chula Vista, California near the Otay Mesa Mall area on February 5, 2012. The defendant driver was…
Rank this Week: 390

New Orleans Criminal Defense…

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Focuses on local and national news, Louisiana criminal law and public policy concerning criminal law. By Elizabeth B. Carpenter.

http://www.neworleans-criminal-defense.com/attorney-blog/
  • Jul 19

    Federal Carjacking Law

    Federal Carjacking Law
      Carjacking Crimes — Federal Law The statute for federal carjacking is found at 18 U.S.C.A. § 2119. Under federal law, carjacking is the taking of a motor vehicle that has been transported, shipped, or received in…
  • Jul 18

    Warrantless Search & Seizure of Computer

    Warrantless Search & Seizure of Computer
      Issues of Privacy Rights Pertaining to Computers and other Electronic Devices Winding Their Way Through the Courts In a separate web posting I detailed the ruling and background pertaining to Riley v. California, a 2014 U.S. Supreme…
  • Jun 29

    SCOTUS: Cops Need a Warrant to Search Cell Phone

    SCOTUS: Cops Need a Warrant to Search Cell Phone
      Riley v. California: Supreme Court of the United States Says Law Enforcement May Not Look at Contents of Cell Phone without Warrant Can a cop seize your smart phone or flip-top phone and have his way with it — combing through…
Rank this Week: 946

ABC Family Law Blog

ABC Family Law Blog

Covers Florida family law. By the Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A.

http://abcfamilyblog.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 19

    Top 5 Reasons to Choose Collaborative Divorce

    Top 5 Reasons to Choose Collaborative Divorce
    Divorce is difficult, but not all divorces are created equally.  Here in Tampa Bay and Greater Sarasota, more and more people are choosing to resolve their family law issues via the collaborative process.  Collaborative divorce is a…
  • Jul 11

    Video: Linda Solomon And The Neutral Facilitator Collaborative Divorce Model

    Video: Linda Solomon And The Neutral Facilitator Collaborative Divorce Model
    Collaborative divorce has one simple requirement: The spouses must each retain attorneys who focus solely on helping them reach an agreement on all issues.  The collaborative attorneys are private problem-solving specialists, and they…
  • Jul 4

    The Origins of Collaborative Divorce: Stu Webb’s Letter

    The Origins of Collaborative Divorce: Stu Webb’s Letter
    In 1990, a Minnesota family law attorney named Stu Webb began promoting what he deemed “Collaborative Law,” or the practice of law separating out trial work and creating negotiation specialists.  Collaborative Law is now…
Rank this Week: 1000

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Jul 18

    Free CLE beats a kick to the head.

    Free CLE beats a kick to the head.
    There was a story years ago about a Compton, CA man who took the California Bar Exam 47 times over 25 years before he finally passed on the 48th try. I once thought bar exam-takers who failed the exam multiple times but kept retaking it again…
  • Jul 16

    To those much burdened, much is still expected.

    To those much burdened, much is still expected.
    “Peel me a grape,” Mae said, a testament to the insularity of the superiorly entitled. For others, it’s about noblesse oblige and the moral obligations of the ‘rich and privileged’ to be honorably generous. I…
  • Jun 30

    ‘Midnight Oil’ FREE AND ALMOST FREE ONLINE CLE.

    ‘Midnight Oil’ FREE AND ALMOST FREE ONLINE CLE.
    This post may come too late for lawyers staying up late tonight trying to make their fiscal continuing legal education deadline. But on the plus side, it gives everyone else a head start on next year! Without further ado, the following are…
Rank this Week: 590

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

Covers family law the the family justice system in the United Kingdom.

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Jul 18

    Special Guardianship Consultation

    Special Guardianship Consultation
    The Department of Education has just issued a consultation on Special Guardianship orders. I’m particularly interested in the question about Special Guardianship Assessments, which are often carried out in care proceedings by a separate…
  • Jul 16

    The great legal aid caper

    The great legal aid caper
    Today has been rangy. From the moral categorisation via twitter of assorted freakish foodstuffs, prompted by my uncompromisingly rod-like breakfast fruit (should you not already be cognisant of it be warned that capers, black…
  • Jul 14

    All quiet on the Western Circuit

    All quiet on the Western Circuit
    There have been a few tumbleweeds around here of late, like a deserted Wild West Main Street. I am still alive (just). In the absence of either time or energy to write a scintillating blog post may I introduce you to Justice Lamb…
Rank this Week: 474

Kansas Defenders

Kansas Defenders

Forum for discussion about issues and appellate decisions of interest to Kansas defenders.

http://kansasdefenders.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 18

    Promise to shelter suspect's children leads to habeas relief

    Promise to shelter suspect's children leads to habeas relief
    Jean K. Gilles Phillips and KU Innocence Project intern Abby West won in Sharp v. Rohling, No. 14-3090 (10th Cir. July 15, 2015), obtaining federal habeas relief from a state murder prosecution from Shawnee County.  The Kansas…
  • Jul 5

    Statute requiring attorneys to file joint motions violates separation of power

    Statute requiring attorneys to file joint motions violates separation of power
    In 2014, the Kansas Legislature passed K.S.A. 20-3301(c), a statute that imposes deadlines for all state court decisions, including appellate decisions.  As part of that statute, the statute directs "all counsel after those deadlines…
  • Jun 27

    Lifetime postrelease for juvenile offenders violates Eighth Amendment

    Lifetime postrelease for juvenile offenders violates Eighth Amendment
    Joanna Labastida won in State v. Dull, No. 106,437 (Kan. June 5, 2015), obtaining a holding that mandatory lifetime postrelease supervision is categorically unconstitutional when imposed on a juvenile who was convicted of aggravated indecent…
Rank this Week: 357

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Denver Nuggets Ty Lawson Charged with DUI

    Denver Nuggets Ty Lawson Charged with DUI
    Denver Nuggets star Ty Lawson was arrested for DUI in Los Angeles Tuesday night making this his second DUI arrest this year. Lawson was apparently pulled over by CHP for speeding on the 101 Freeway early Tuesday morning. Officers allege he…
  • Jul 2

    DUIs on the Fourth of July

    DUIs on the Fourth of July
    The Fourth of July is just days away and people all over Tampa Bay will be planning to attend various celebrations, or perhaps planning one of their own. As is the case with other holidays, Fourth of July festivities often involve the…
  • Jun 24

    John Stamos Booked for DUI

    John Stamos Booked for DUI
    John Stamos, the actor mostly known for his role as Uncle Jesse on televisions’ Full House, was arrested in Beverly Hills for DUI on June 12. According to reports, police began receiving phone calls that Friday evening reporting that a…
Rank this Week: 841

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Jul 18

    Poll shows Americans divided on same-sex marriage

    Poll shows Americans divided on same-sex marriage
    Supporters of gay marriage rally in front of the Supreme Court in Washington June 25, 2015. An Associated Press-GfK poll found that people in the US are evenly divided over the Supreme Court case that made same-sex marriage legal nationwide.…
  • Jul 9

    U.S. to make marriage benefits available to gay couple

    U.S. to make marriage benefits available to gay couple
    Rodrigo Zamora (L) and Ashby Hardesty exit the New York City clerks office after their wedding in Manhattan in New York June 26, 2015. Photo by Brendan McDermid/ReutersWASHINGTON — Attorney General Loretta Lynch says the government will…
  • Jul 3

    Shields and Brooks on Supreme Court lessons, Donald Trump controversy

    Shields and Brooks on Supreme Court lessons, Donald Trump controversy
    Watch VideoJUDY WOODRUFF: And, as we do every Friday, we turn to the analysis of Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks, who joins us today from Aspen, Colorado. So,…
Rank this Week: 519

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Jul 18

    2015.67: Texas Legislature Outlaws Sex

    2015.67: Texas Legislature Outlaws Sex
    From Texas Penal Code Section 43.021, effective September 1: (a) A person commits an offense if, in return for receipt of a fee, the person knowingly: (1) offers to engage, agrees to engage, or engages in sexual conduct; or (2) ……
  • Jul 12

    2015.66: The Unlawful Sweetcakes Order

    2015.66: The Unlawful Sweetcakes Order
    You’ve probably heard about the bakers in Oregon penalized $135k for refusing to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. You probably haven’t read the order. I have so that you won’t have to. (It’s…
  • Jul 11

    2015.65: Teach. For America.

    2015.65: Teach. For America.
    I described in An Apostrophe too Far why, despite the undeniable truth that the criminal justice system would crash if every defendant refused to plead guilty, defense lawyers cannot crash the system. Tl;dr:…
Rank this Week: 155

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Jul 18

    The NYPD and Fudged Figure

    The NYPD and Fudged Figure
    What happens when police officers are both evaluated based on a statistical analysis of criminal activity taking place in their precinct and given primary responsibility for keeping track of said activity? Give yourself a gold star if you…
  • Jul 18

    Video of Police Shooting in Gardena Released

    Video of Police Shooting in Gardena Released
    In June 2013, in Gardena, California, local police officers shot unarmed brothers Ricardo Diaz Zeferino and Augustin Reynoso as they stood in front of the officers. Zeferino was killed and Reynoso left with a bullet lodged next to his spine.…
  • Jul 17

    Garner Settlement: Good for All Concerned

    Garner Settlement: Good for All Concerned
    The family of Eric Garner recently agreed to settle the estate's claims against the City of New York for $5.9 million. What is perhaps most notable about the agreement is that, once again, the deal was brokered on behalf of the City by…
Rank this Week: 767

Atlantic Review

Atlantic Review

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

http://atlanticreview.org/
  • Jul 18

    Does US Punditry about Europe Have a Future?

    Does US Punditry about Europe Have a Future?
    I think it's great that Political Science professors testify in Congress from time to time. This happens far to rarely in Germany! The quality of Stephen Walt's testimony on the future of the EU, however, is underwhelming. He describes at…
  • Jun 28

    Fulbrighters Reflect on their Exchange Year

    Fulbrighters Reflect on their Exchange Year
    In this video produced by the German Fulbright Alumni Association in 2014 former German and US grantees talk about the relevance of their exchange experience and their reasons to get involved with the Alumni Association.  The video…
  • Jun 28

    Atlantic Review Receives the Fulbright Association's Mulert Award

    Atlantic Review Receives the Fulbright Association's Mulert Award
    Many organizations give awards to prominent people, who have already received dozens in the past. Sometimes it seems the purpose is not to honor the recipient of the award, but to use his or her fame to shine a light on the organization that…
Rank this Week: 688

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 17

    Chicago Sports Law Event Featuring ESPN's Lester Munson

    Chicago Sports Law Event Featuring ESPN's Lester Munson
    If you're going to be in the Chicago area on July 30th, I encourage you attend a terrific sports law event at the offices of Foley & Lardner. A 90-minute panel, moderated by ESPN's Lester Munson, will offer an in-depth discussion of the…
  • Jul 7

    Founding Fathers: NBA Free Agency & Independence Day

    Founding Fathers: NBA Free Agency & Independence Day
    As we celebrate July 4th and our nation's independence, it's appropriate to also connect that celebration to the utter mayhem of this past week's NBA free agency. Individual rights, and the pursuit of happiness and freedom are defining…
  • Jul 3

    Slava Voynov's Immigration Problem

    Slava Voynov's Immigration Problem
    Last November, Los Angeles Kings’ Defenseman Slava Voynov was arrested for domestic violence charges, which I wrote about in detail here. After the slow grind of the criminal justice system, yesterday we finally learned the outcome of…
Rank this Week: 456