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California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
  • Jul 31

    Friday’s Five: Five Terms To Include In Job Offer Letter

    Friday’s Five: Five Terms To Include In Job Offer Letter
    Hiring new employees? For the next job offer, instead of relying on the old job offer letter you have a lawyer review in the 1990’s, it is recommended to review the offer letter to ensure it is up to date with current law. While some of…
  • Jul 24

    Five items that should be on every employer’s end of employment checklist

    Five items that should be on every employer’s end of employment checklist
    Many employers have new hire packets and hiring procedures, but just as important, and often overlooked by employers, is to have a process for departing employees. It is important to ensure an employee departing the company provides all items…
  • Jul 17

    California’s paid sick leave law amended – what employers need to know

    California’s paid sick leave law amended – what employers need to know
    For additional information about the changes for California’s paid sick leave signed into law on July 13, 2015, click here.… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 840

The Lemon Law Blog

The Lemon Law Blog

Covers issues and topics relating to consumer law as it relates to car lemon laws and auto dealer fraud. By Kemnitzer, Anderson, Barron, Ogilvie & Brewer.

http://www.lemonlaws.com/
  • Jul 31

    Honda Finance Resuelve Investigación de Discriminación

    Honda Finance Resuelve Investigación de Discriminación
    American Honda Finance Corporation pagará $24 millones en compensación y cambiará la forma en que hace negocios para resolver un caso de discriminación presentada por el Departamento de Justicia y la Oficina de…
  • Jul 25

    The Extra Sour Taste of a Lemon Truck

    The Extra Sour Taste of a Lemon Truck
    Pick up trucks are sold to men and women. But, let's face it, they are marketed mostly to men. One theme that runs through truck advertising is the image of power, strength, and control. Yet, a truck can end up being a lemon just like a car.…
  • Jul 16

    Honda Finance Settles Discrimination Investigation

    Honda Finance Settles Discrimination Investigation
    American Honda Finance Corporation will pay $24 million in compensation and change the way it does business to settle a discrimination case brought by the Justice Department and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The two federal…
Rank this Week: 396

False Claims Act/Qui Tam

False Claims Act/Qui Tam

Features current developments in whistleblower lawsuits brought under the False Claims Act. By Phillips & Cohen LLP.

http://quitam.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 839

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Not an authentic authentication issue

    Not an authentic authentication issue
    Been meaning to comment on the recent hubbub about Gerhard Richter deciding to exclude certain early works from his forthcoming catalogue raisonne.  Some people are talking about this as if it were another "authentication" issue, but I…
  • Jul 26

    The shouldn't charge for admission and they shouldn't sell anything ever ...

    The shouldn't charge for admission and they shouldn't sell anything ever ...
    . . . and they shouldn't have anything to do with "commercialization."  Instead they should go to the Magic Money Tree and get the funding they need.  Simple as that; just ask the Deaccession Police for directions.
  • Jul 26

    "A genuine Jackson Pollock painting should cost a lot more than $60,000."

    "A genuine Jackson Pollock painting should cost a lot more than $60,000."
    The Washington Post has a review of Anthony Amore's "savvy and informative" new book on art fraud.
Rank this Week: 642

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 392

Law Firm Web Strategy

Law Firm Web Strategy

Covers online law firm business development, including profile building, branding and law firm SEO. By Steve Matthews.

http://www.stemlegal.com/strategyblog
  • Jul 31

    Stem Client Roundup for July 2015

    Stem Client Roundup for July 2015
    Hello summer! Now that sunny days are really and truly here, we hope you’re enjoying all your favourite activities and taking a break from the hustle and bustle. Here’s a look at what our clients have been up to so …
  • Jul 17

    Stop Saying That! 6 Phrases To Drop From Your Written Work

    Stop Saying That! 6 Phrases To Drop From Your Written Work
    Mark Twain once wrote (no, really, he did): “One isn’t a printer ten years without setting up acres of good and bad literature, and learning — unconsciously at first, consciously later — to discriminate between…
  • Jun 30

    Stem Client Roundup for June 2015

    Stem Client Roundup for June 2015
    It’s official…2015 is halfway over! Between launching new practice areas, announcing scholarships, and welcoming new associates, our clients have had a busy June. Here’s a peek at what they’ve been up to: Kelowna law…
Rank this Week: 463

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 395

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

Covers copyrights, cyberspace law, music, patents, privacy, trade secrets and trademarks. By Weintraub Genshlea Chediak.

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Air Jordan Grounded in China

    Air Jordan Grounded in China
    Michael Jordan is considered by many  to be the greatest basketball player of all time. Beyond his five MVP trophies and six NBA championship rings, however Jordan also was the one of the most widely marketed athletic personalities in…
  • Jul 28

    Fair Use and YouTube – a Creator’s Take

    Fair Use and YouTube – a Creator’s Take
    Scott Hervey, an entertainment attorney and shareholder with Weintraub Tobin, and Rian Bosak, VP of Network Operations with Fullscreen presented “Fair Use and YouTube – a Creator’s Take” to a packed house during VidCon…
  • Jul 24

    Will Lenz v. Universal Make Online Copyright Enforcement More Challenging for Copyright Owner

    Will Lenz v. Universal Make Online Copyright Enforcement More Challenging for Copyright Owner
    Pending before the 9th Circuit is a case which may change the landscape for online copyright protection. The case, Lenz v. Universal, may make it more difficult for copyright owners to protect against infringement in today’s environment…
Rank this Week: 546

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Jul 31

    Dakter v. Cavallino – Truck Driver Negligence Verdict Affirmed

    Dakter v. Cavallino – Truck Driver Negligence Verdict Affirmed
    All motorists are held to the same duty of care standard when operating a vehicle, and that is the duty of reasonable care. That means acting the same a reasonably prudent driver would under the same or similar circumstances. Semi-truck…
  • Jul 30

    Report: Lee, Collier Emergency Responders Face Distraction Risk

    Report: Lee, Collier Emergency Responders Face Distraction Risk
    At Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, we laud the hard work and sacrifice of our emergency responders. That includes police, firefighters and EMS workers who routinely rush into potentially dangerous situations for…
  • Jul 29

    Ray v. Draeger – Insurance Industry Connections With Crash Case Expert Witnesse

    Ray v. Draeger – Insurance Industry Connections With Crash Case Expert Witnesse
    In car accident lawsuits, it is not uncommon for both sides to present testimony from experts to prove their respective positions. Experts could range from medical doctors, who would attest to extent of injuries, causation of injuries and…
Rank this Week: 801

Animal Blawg

Animal Blawg

Covers animal law, ethics and policy. By Professor David N. Cassuto, Professor Luis E. Chiesa and law student Suzanne McMillan.

http://animalblawg.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    How Hurricane Katrina Turned Pets into People

    How Hurricane Katrina Turned Pets into People
    Nearly half the people who stayed behind during Hurricane Katrina stayed because of their pets. Helicopters and boats would come, but the rescuers largely refused to take cats and dogs. So many owners, unwilling to abandon a family member,…
  • Jul 30

    Cecil the Lion: Will U.S. Laws Hold Trophy Killer Accountable

    Cecil the Lion: Will U.S. Laws Hold Trophy Killer Accountable
    All around the world, people are outraged by the trophy killing of Cecil the lion, and not simply because he suffered needlessly for days, or because lions are charismatic animals, or even because a rich white American killed a much-loved…
  • Jul 13

    Lawsuit to Stop Kaporos Torture

    Lawsuit to Stop Kaporos Torture
    David Cassuto I could not be more proud of former student and research assistant, Jessica Astrof, for leading the legal battle on this! The Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos along with 20 additional plaintiffs filed a lawsuit in the New…
Rank this Week: 933

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Jul 31

    Illinois Enacts Law to Better Implement Consular Notification

    Illinois Enacts Law to Better Implement Consular Notification
    The issue of consular notification and access has been much in the news and in the courts in the United States over the last fifteen years. The United States has been brought before the International Court of Justice three times...
  • Jul 30

    World Day Against Trafficking in Person

    World Day Against Trafficking in Person
    Pursuant to a 2013 United Nations General Assembly Resolution (68/192), July 30 is designated as the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons to raise awareness about the problem and to focus on protection of victims. The UN estimates that…
  • Jul 29

    ABA Section of International Law Leadership Retreat in Chicago

    ABA Section of International Law Leadership Retreat in Chicago
    The American Bar Association Section of International Law Leadership Retreat is underway in Chicago, with section leaders attending from around the world. Welcome to Chicago! We wish you a successful leadership retreat and a productive annual…
Rank this Week: 961

nipc IP/it Update

nipc IP/it Update

News and comment on intellectual property, technology, media, entertainment and competition law from the UK, EC and around the world. By John Lambert.

http://nipclaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 752

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation…

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation Blog

Covers worker's compensation and Social Security litigation. By Martin LLC.

http://www.paworkinjury.com/blog/
  • Jul 31

    When will I get paid for my workers' comp claim?

    When will I get paid for my workers' comp claim?
    Questions about the details and timing of the workers' comp process are extremely popular - and for a good reason! If you've been hurt at work, you want to know exactly what to expect from the process and, more...
  • Jul 24

    Which children qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?

    Which children qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?
    We have previously discussed how Social Security Administration programs can benefit children. One of the programs that can help some children is the Supplemental Security Income program. This program is meant to help people who meet certain…
  • Jul 22

    Should I settle my workers' comp claim? How do I settle?

    Should I settle my workers' comp claim? How do I settle?
    As a leading workers' compensation firm in Pennsylvania, we receive a wide range of questions related to workers' comp settlements. Why are there so many questions about settlements? The answer: people ask questions about workers' comp…
Rank this Week: 411

New Jersey Legal Update Podcast

New Jersey Legal Update Podcast

Podcast covering recent developments in New Jersey and Federal law. From Stark & Stark.

http://www.njlawblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Why Cybersecurity Matters for Investment Advisor

    Why Cybersecurity Matters for Investment Advisor
    Stark & Stark Shareholder Cary S. Kvitka and Associate Max L. Schatzow, both members of the Securities Group, co-authored the article, “Why Cybersecurity Matters for Investment Advisors,” which was published in the July/August…
  • Jul 30

    Tax Liability of Environmentally Contaminated Industrial Property – 2015 Update

    Tax Liability of Environmentally Contaminated Industrial Property – 2015 Update
    In a recent New Jersey Tax Court decision, Methode Electronics, Inc. v. Twp. Of Willingboro, the court ruled that the assessment of a contaminated piece of property, which was not developable and could not be developed in the foreseeable…
  • Jul 29

    Craig S. Hilliard and ABPIA Win $2.2 Million Against Bridal and Prom Counterfeiter

    Craig S. Hilliard and ABPIA Win $2.2 Million Against Bridal and Prom Counterfeiter
    Craig S. Hilliard, Shareholder at Stark & Stark, representing the American Bridal & Prom Industry Association (ABPIA) recently received final judgments in several federal lawsuits against various international bridal and prom…
Rank this Week: 607

Maryland Family Law

Maryland Family Law

Provides general information and commentary on child custody, support, divorce and separation, and visitation. By Heather Sunderman.

http://mdfamilylaw.typepad.com/sunderman/
  • Jul 31

    Can I get my child a passport?

    Can I get my child a passport?
    Typically, both parents must appear for a child to get a passport (along with the necessary proof of citizenship, photos, application and fee.) If both parents don't apply together in person, one parent may sign the consent before a notary...
  • Jul 14

    Limited scope respresentation

    Limited scope respresentation
    As of July 1, 2015, the Maryland Judiciary developed new rules specifically permitting what is called "limited scope representation." This means that it is possible for attorneys to represent clients for specific tasks in litigation as…
  • Jun 23

    Summer is in full swing!

    Summer is in full swing!
    At this point, all of the schools in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are out for summer. If both parents work, you are already familiar with putting together the schedule of camps, babysitters and vacation plans. It can...
Rank this Week: 650

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

Covers Daubert, expert witness marketing, and expert witness testimony. By JurisPro Expert Witness Directory.

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
Rank this Week: 682

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Jul 31

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar – Pan-Mass Challenge Edition

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar – Pan-Mass Challenge Edition
    At the time this story gets published on Friday, I will be on bike somewhere between Hillsdale, New York and Sturbridge, Massachusetts. That’s the first leg of my Pan-Mass Challenge ride to support cancer research. I’ll end up in…
  • Jul 29

    Pay to Play Rule In Effect on July 31

    Pay to Play Rule In Effect on July 31
    The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the compliance date for the ban on third-party solicitation pursuant to the Pay-to-Play rule: July 31, 2015. Rule 206(4)-5 prohibits an investment adviser from providing compensated services to…
  • Jul 24

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for July 24

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for July 24
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention in between bike rides.(It’s not too late to support my Pan-Mass Challenge ride to support cancer research.) SEC hires new private funds specialist by…
Rank this Week: 992

IRS Problem Solver Blog

IRS Problem Solver Blog

Covers IRS problems and how to solve them. By Darrin Mish.

http://www.getirshelp.com/irsblog
  • Jul 31

    Tampa-Area Man Punched And Kicked Baby

    Tampa-Area Man Punched And Kicked Baby
    Since July 5, police have been looking for a Tampa man accused of kicking, punching and biting the head of an 11-month-old baby boy in Pinellas Park. The Pinellas Park Police Department has probable cause to arrest the 31-year-old man,... The…
  • Jul 30

    Tampa Apartment Complex Residents Report Scorpion Invasion

    Tampa Apartment Complex Residents Report Scorpion Invasion
    Residents of a Tampa apartment complex are having to deal with a scorpion invasion. The invasion is bad enough that the property manager said he would have an Orkin take a look, but only after a local news station got... The post Tampa…
  • Jul 29

    Springhill Park Community Center’s New Way to Help Kid

    Springhill Park Community Center’s New Way to Help Kid
    The Springhill Park Community Center in Sulphur Springs, Florida, and eight other Centers, are helping the Tampa community out, particularly families, by providing after-school activities for youngsters to engage themselves in. Adults have…
Rank this Week: 475

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Stupid Lawyer Questions – Part 1

    Stupid Lawyer Questions – Part 1
    Since lawyers like to share war stories, I thought I’d try something new and collect a few, if I found humor or abject stupidity in them. Abject stupidity includes asking the most useless questions possible at a deposition  —…
  • Jul 15

    Professorial Malpractice

    Professorial Malpractice
    Monday someone blocked me on Twitter. It’s the first time that has happened to me since I started sporadically using the service in 2009. Me? Blocked?  What malicious and impertinent crime had I committed?…
  • Jul 14

    Off the Grid

    Off the Grid
    From July 1st though July 8th I was off the grid. No cell phones, texts, email, no nothing.  I can’t remember the last time I went that long without it, though it likely goes back to the day I got my first cell phone. And I…
Rank this Week: 598

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Punctuation Count

    Punctuation Count
    Are you the type that pays attention to punctuation? How about an asterisk that directs you to a footnote.If you just ignore them, you should consider changing.Here's a wake up call about your Social Security statement.At first glance, the…
  • Jul 30

    About that promise

    About that promise
    So I'm currently going through a batch of renewals for clients with Grandmothered individual medical plans. Briefly, these are older plans that are exempt from some (but not all) SCOTUScare requirements. In general, they have much lower…
  • Jul 29

    Don't Believe Everything

    Don't Believe Everything
    Just because you saw it on the internet, does not mean it's true. - A. LincolnHeadline reads, "Obamacare rates only going up 4%".However .............While average premiums will rise only 4 percent statewide, rates will climb as high as 12.8…
Rank this Week: 708

The Law Offices of Gordon P.…

The Law Offices of Gordon P. Firemark

Covers art, entertainment law, film finance and intellectual property.

http://firemark.com
  • Jul 31

    Face to Face – Canadian Copyright Term, The (non)Mark of Zorro and more – Entertainment Law Update Episode 65

    Face to Face – Canadian Copyright Term, The (non)Mark of Zorro and more – Entertainment Law Update Episode 65
    The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update, is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app. Show notes are located…
  • Jul 27

    How to get your music into film, TV, Video Games, etc.

    How to get your music into film, TV, Video Games, etc.
    If you’ve wondered how composers and songwriters get noticed, and have their music licensed for use in movies, on television, in video games, and other media, you’re not alone. Fortunately, the good folks over at ASCAP have…
  • Jul 24

    Entertainment Law Asked & Answered – Copyright Renewals?

    Entertainment Law Asked & Answered – Copyright Renewals?
    TRANSCRIPT: www.firemark.com A reader wrote in with a question about whether copyrights need to be renewed. Hi, I’m attorney Gordon Firemark, and this is Asked and Answered, where I answer your entertainment law questions, to help you…
Rank this Week: 491

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jul 31

    The diverse world of family law

    The diverse world of family law
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog covered a range of topics, illustrating the diverse world of family law:Transparency: Closing the stable door after the horse has bolted - As demonstrated by the…
  • Jul 30

    Re D: Relieving the child from the maelstrom of his parents' destructive relationship

    Re D: Relieving the child from the maelstrom of his parents' destructive relationship
    Lady Justice KingA brief note upon Re D (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 829, a father's appeal against an order refusing him contact with his six year old son ('OD').The facts: The parents lived together between January 2007 and April 2009,…
  • Jul 29

    Actuaries - Buy One, Get One For Free

    Actuaries - Buy One, Get One For Free
    Expert pension sharing and offsetting reports are not inexpensive which makes choosing the expert an important part of the instruction process.Lawyers, mediators and clients are sometimes surprised to learn that the provision of pension…
Rank this Week: 763

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Ben Reeve Lewis Newsround #214

    Ben Reeve Lewis Newsround #214
    In Ben's last post as an enforcement officer, he looks at pods for the homeless, million pound penthouses for the filthy rich, and considers Lord Sewell's analysis of his colleagues The post Ben Reeve Lewis Newsround #214 appeared first on…
  • Jul 30

    Congratulation to David Smith, the new RLA Policy Director

    Congratulation to David Smith, the new RLA Policy Director
    Also of course congratulations to the RLA for being fortunate enough to be able to appoint such a respected figure to this post. As you will all probably know, David Smith is a solicitor and partner at Anthony Gold solicitors and also a…
  • Jul 26

    Normal service will be resumed in a few day

    Normal service will be resumed in a few day
    Due to various technical issues too tedious to go into, there will not be any new posts for a few days. It should not be for long.     The post Normal service will be resumed in a few days appeared first on The Landlord Law Blog.
Rank this Week: 721

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Covers evidence in medical malpractice cases.

http://legalnurseconsultanttom.com
  • Jul 30

    FDA Approved: Medicinal Mayhem

    FDA Approved: Medicinal Mayhem
    The United States has the largest pharmaceutical industry in the world to the tune of about 325 billion dollars per year. This industry has evolved to the point that the media is now calling it the pharmaceutical biotechnology industry. The…
  • Jul 26

    FDA = Fraud, Deception and Abuse

    FDA = Fraud, Deception and Abuse
    One of the greatest dangers we have ever faced as a nation is the transformation of our society into a drug culture. We have pills available for every feeling of discomfort; pain, anxiety, rage, depression, anguish and…
  • Jul 24

    Universal Hospital Mistakes: Dangerous Nurse-to-Patient Ratio

    Universal Hospital Mistakes: Dangerous Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
    The next two questions, regarding the nurse-to-patient ratio and the acuity of other patients who share the same nurse, will identify how much attention the patient is going to get. The nursing profession measures acuity in…
Rank this Week: 893

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 585

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Jul 30

    Southern District Rebuffs Citizens United's Speech Claim

    Southern District Rebuffs Citizens United's Speech Claim
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Judge Sidney Stein (SDNY) this week denied Citizens United's motion to preliminarily enjoin the New York Attorney General from enforcing his policy of requiring registered charities to disclose the…
  • Jul 24

    D.C. Circuit OKs Case Against Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    D.C. Circuit OKs Case Against Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The D.C. Circuit on Friday ruled that a case challenging the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau can move forward. At the same time, the court dismissed claims against…
  • Jul 22

    Eighth Circuit Finds North Dakota's "Heartbeat" Abortion Prohibition Unconstitutional

    Eighth Circuit Finds North Dakota's "Heartbeat" Abortion Prohibition Unconstitutional
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law A unanimous panel of the Eighth Circuit, affirming the district judge, found that North Dakota's abortion regulation based on a "detectable heartbeat" is…
Rank this Week: 960

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Jul 30

    Good Throw Foils Robbery – Wright Triumphs Over Wrong

    Good Throw Foils Robbery – Wright Triumphs Over Wrong
    “Down on the floor!” – or something like that – said the knife-wielding, would-be robber of the Cigarette Outlet in Des Moines, Iowa. Although employee #1 complied, #2 (Ruth Wright) didn’t, and grabbed a couple…
  • Jul 29

    Bet She Didn’t Even Play That Lottery

    Bet She Didn’t Even Play That Lottery
    This story reminds The Juice of the time he was in a bank years ago and he happened to overhear a conversation between a disgruntled account holder and the manager. “They cleaned out my account” she said. “They said I won…
  • Jul 28

    Just Another Ice Cream Truck Driver Story …

    Just Another Ice Cream Truck Driver Story …
    Is it just me, or does it seem like there are a lot of strange ice cream truck driver stories? Here’s another one, as reported by wivb.com: Last Friday night may have seemed like the prime time for dessert, but those who frequented an…
Rank this Week: 667

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    A New Book On Law and Literature

    A New Book On Law and Literature
    Our good friend Jose Calvo Gonzalez tells us of a newly published book on law and literature. Os Modelos de Juiz: Ensaios de Direito e Literatura (André Karam Trindade e Lenio Luiz Streck, eds., Editora Atlas, São Paulo,…
  • Jul 30

    Appropriation, Mark Twain Style

    Appropriation, Mark Twain Style
    Via @ArsScripta  Andrew Newman, Stony Brook University, and Brandi So (PhD, Stony Brook, University) have published “It Couldn’t Be Robbery To Steal That”: Artistic Appropriation and Twain's "Jumping Frog."  at 42…
  • Jul 29

    Before Ferguson

    Before Ferguson
    Rigel Christine Oliveri, University of Missouri School of Law (Columbia), is publishing Setting the Stage for Ferguson: Housing Discrimination and Segregation in St. Louis in the Missouri Law Review. Here is the abstract. The events of fall…
Rank this Week: 553

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Slaw Research Tips on Deep Linking

    Slaw Research Tips on Deep Linking
    Shaunna Mireau, Director of Knowledge Management and Process Improvement at the Alberta-based firm Field Law, has published a series of  Research Tips at Slaw.ca on how to create deep links to specific sub-collections in major Canadian…
  • Jul 30

    Adam Dodek of University of Ottawa Wins Bar Association's 2015 Walter Owen Book Prize

    Adam Dodek of University of Ottawa Wins Bar Association's 2015 Walter Owen Book Prize
    The Canadian Bar Association has awarded its 2015 Walter Owen Book Prize to University of Ottawa law professor Adam Dodek for his book Solicitor-Client Privilege, published by Lexis-Nexis: "Solicitor-Client Privilege explains key aspects of …
  • Jul 29

    July 2015 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media

    July 2015 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media
    The July 2015 issue of Connected is available online. The bulletin covers news about the impact of new social media on courts.The bulletin is published by the Virginia-based National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and the Conference of Court…
Rank this Week: 560

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Jul 30

    How do I prove that a bus driver was at fault and caused my injury?

    How do I prove that a bus driver was at fault and caused my injury?
    To prove a bus driver at fault for a mass transit bus crash, whether you are a passenger or driver of another vehicle, you will need to gather official evidence from the police, compile your medical and property bills, and hire a bus crash…
  • Jul 29

    Overview of Pedestrian Laws in New Jersey

    Overview of Pedestrian Laws in New Jersey
    Pedestrian laws affect everyone in the state of New Jersey. As such, familiarizing yourself with those laws—whether you’re biking, driving, or walking—is vital to your safety as well as the security of others.Stopping for…
  • Jul 28

    A Serious Motorcycle Accident Can Change Your Life (And Why It's Important to Document Those Changes)

    A Serious Motorcycle Accident Can Change Your Life (And Why It's Important to Document Those Changes)
    Getting in an accident has the potential to impact your life, your abilities, and your finances. And when an accident is severe, the likelihood of that impact significantly changing your life is even greater. Here’s a look at how a…
Rank this Week: 645

Goldman's Observations

Goldman's Observations

Covers legal education and the legal industry. By Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/personal/
  • Jul 30

    Newly Listed: My Mom’s “Mountain Home” in the Sierra Foothill

    Newly Listed: My Mom’s “Mountain Home” in the Sierra Foothill
    I’m continuing to liquidate the real estate portfolio left by my mom’s death. We just listed my mom’s “second home,” which is a little misleading because my mom had several “second” homes. This…
  • Jul 15

    Just Listed: Income-Producing Commercial Building in Angels Camp

    Just Listed: Income-Producing Commercial Building in Angels Camp
    [My mom had a portfolio of 15 real estate properties, and I now spend my days and nights managing them until I can get them sold. I’m excited to bring to market this attractive income-producing opportunity in the bustling Gold...
  • Jul 13

    Memorial For My Mom At The ALA Annual Meeting (Gail Schlachter Hauser 1943-2015)

    Memorial For My Mom At The ALA Annual Meeting (Gail Schlachter Hauser 1943-2015)
    At the ALA Annual Meeting in San Francisco at the end of June, we had a memorial session for my mom. I think about 100 people showed up. The session started with the current ALA president, Courtney Young, presenting us...
Rank this Week: 484

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    Predictability

    Predictability
    The folks at the MVD tell me that, if you do your administrative suspension before you are convicted of DUI, you can get a restricted license after thirty days and avoid having to get expensive SR22 insurance. They say you won’t get…
  • Jul 21

    All The Power

    All The Power
    Adrian keeps telling me: Sometimes I wish we just dealt with those people from Hellraiser instead of some prosecutors; then, at least, my mom could understand why my job is so damn frustrating. I went to court a while back for a felony DUI…
  • Jul 8

    A Small Step

    A Small Step
    For any lawyer who practices a lot in federal court, the recent Supreme Court decision in Johnson v. United States is a pretty big deal. It involves the “Armed Career Criminal Act,” a part of 18 U.S.C. § 924 that has an…
Rank this Week: 900

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/
  • Jul 30

    Dartmouth, Massachusetts: Elderly Women Dies after Being Struck by a Car

    Dartmouth, Massachusetts: Elderly Women Dies after Being Struck by a Car
    July 30, 2015: Hortense Medeiros, 78, from Dartmouth, Massachusetts, has succumbed to her injuries after she was struck by a car earlier this week. At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Medeiros was walking on Russells Mill Road, near…
  • Jul 7

    Woburn, Massachusetts: Two Dead after Motorcycle Collides with Vehicle on Route 9

    Woburn, Massachusetts: Two Dead after Motorcycle Collides with Vehicle on Route 9
    July 7, 2015: Victoria Tucker, 22, from Woburn, Massachusetts, and Darius Theriault, 27, from Framingham, died when the motorcycle Theriault was operating, collided with the rear end of a car, which was driven by Libo Chen, 28, of Shrewsbury.…
  • Jun 25

    Boston, Massachusetts: Two dead and One Injured in North End Car Accident

    Boston, Massachusetts: Two dead and One Injured in North End Car Accident
    June 25, 2015: Connor Darcey, 21, of Wellesley, Massachusetts, has died, and Harry James, 21, also of Wellesley, sustained serious personal injuries, when the car they were traveling in crashed in the North End Section of Boston. The driver…
Rank this Week: 835

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Florida Guardian Advocacy

    Florida Guardian Advocacy
    Many parents who have children with physical and/or mental developmental disabilities need to know what to do when their child comes of age. On a child’s 18th Birthday, regardless of any physical or mental disability, their parents…
  • Jul 30

    Recent Florida case invalidates the will of a husband killed by his wife

    Recent Florida case invalidates the will of a husband killed by his wife
    Florida’s 4th District Court of Appeals recently decided the case of what to do with a will that left the murder’s children the victim’s estate. The trial court held the “slayer statute” did not affect the will,…
  • Jul 29

    How a trust can allow a parent to influence loved ones lives after death.

    How a trust can allow a parent to influence loved ones lives after death.
    A trust is one of the most important estate planning tools available and can be used to achieve almost any estate plan’s purpose. A trust can even be drafted with provisions to allow the settlor, or the person who creates the trust, to…
Rank this Week: 399

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    The Psychological Impact of Car Accidents in Massachusetts and Throughout The Country

    The Psychological Impact of Car Accidents in Massachusetts and Throughout The Country
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that a person is injured in a car accident every 10 seconds. Crashes affect approximately three million Americans annually. From fender benders to catastrophic collisions, car…
  • Jul 29

    Are Anti-Texting While Driving Campaigns Effective?

    Are Anti-Texting While Driving Campaigns Effective?
    Everyone knows the dangers of texting while driving. Currently, 39 states have laws against this growing problem, and anti-texting campaigns can regularly be seen and heard on radio, television, social media, and in print ads. These ads have…
  • Jul 23

    Bike Accident Proves Fatal in Exeter, Another Reminder To Remain Cautious On The Roadways This Summer

    Bike Accident Proves Fatal in Exeter, Another Reminder To Remain Cautious On The Roadways This Summer
    Another unfortunate loss of life serves as a reminder that accidents can happen anywhere and at any time. The saddening incident from Exeter, New Hampshire that took place yesterday has highlighted just how random these accidents may be. At…
Rank this Week: 858

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, breath testing, and field sobriety tests in Minnesota. By Charles A. Ramsay & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Blog Watch: Judicial Training & Education Blog

    Blog Watch: Judicial Training & Education Blog
      We pride ourselves on bringing timely and knowledgeable information to our readers on a regular basis. Our readers include clients (both current, former, and potential), other defense attorneys, judges, and even prosecutors. We focus…
  • Jul 29

    Know Your Rights During A Traffic Stop

    Know Your Rights During A Traffic Stop
    You are responsible for knowing your rights and legal obligations.  Law enforcement has no duty to make sure you know your rights or the law. Don't be fooled by what you see in the movies. During a traffic stop: You have the following…
  • Jul 23

    Bad News For Hemophobiac

    Bad News For Hemophobiac
    Bad news for hemophobiacs: The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals just ruled that it is a-ok to arrest someone, haul her off to jail, and tell her: We want evidence of the crime we think you committed, and we’re not getting a warrant. You…
Rank this Week: 820

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Jul 30

    Job Ad

    Job Ad
    A couple of housing law jobs, both in London.   CAMBRIDGE HOUSE LAW CENTRE is seeking an experienced HOUSING SOLICITOR Salary £33 – £40,000.00 depending upon experience 30 days annual leave plus pension contribution. To…
  • Jul 26

    Legal Aid Merits Test

    Legal Aid Merits Test
    With thanks to James Stark at Garden Court North for alerting me to this. From Monday (27.7.15) there is an important amendment to the Legal Aid merits test in S.I. 2015/1571. In short, “borderline” and “poor” cases…
  • Jul 24

    TLATA: The Court’s discretion

    TLATA: The Court’s discretion
    In Bagum v Hafiz and Hai [2015] EWCA Civ 801, the Court of Appeal considered, apparently for the first time, the extent of its discretion under section 14, Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (“TLATA”).…
Rank this Week: 720

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Jul 30

    Death Must Be Caused Willfully To Invoke Slayer Statute

    Death Must Be Caused Willfully To Invoke Slayer Statute
    The Mississippi Supreme Court has held that a person found not incompetent to stand trial on charges that he had murdered his mother is not necessarily precluded from recovery by the Slayer Statute. Based upon this Court’s holding that…
  • Jul 30

    Sanction For Accusations Of Judicial Misconduct

    Sanction For Accusations Of Judicial Misconduct
    The Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board has recommended a suspension of a year and a day with six months stayed and probation of an attorney who, among other things, accused a judge of misconduct This case highlights the unfavorable…
  • Jul 30

    Counsel Who Missed Portions Of Trial Not Constitutionally Ineffective

    Counsel Who Missed Portions Of Trial Not Constitutionally Ineffective
    A divided United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit affirmed a conviction in a criminal case where lead defense counsel took ill mid-trial and was replaced by secondary counsel who had not attended all the…
Rank this Week: 715

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Google Loogle

    Google Loogle
    In his post the "Great Google Debate", Mark Gediman suggested I was wise to not touch the debate on Google, and while I am happy to take the compliment, it also makes me wonder if somewhere down the road we (and by we, I mean those…
  • Jul 29

    The Great Google Debate or "I am not touching this"

    The Great Google Debate or "I am not touching this"
    I just returned from the AALL annual meeting in Philadelphia and had an interesting discussion with a colleague about Google.  First, let me set the scene: I was on a panel with Zena Applebaum and we had just answered a question about…
  • Jul 28

    Watson Graduates Law School, Returns to America

    Watson Graduates Law School, Returns to America
    We all know this coming of age story. A boy leaves home to study abroad, sows his wild oats, and returns home a grown man, wiser and ready to take on the world. Except this coming of age story has a bit of a twist. The boy is actually a…
Rank this Week: 924

The California Blog of Appeal

The California Blog of Appeal

Features an appellate practitioner's take on practice and legal developments in the California Courts of Appeal, the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. By Greg May.

http://www.calblogofappeal.com
  • Jul 30

    California Supreme Court invites your comment on proposed changes to publication rules involving cases accepted for review

    California Supreme Court invites your comment on proposed changes to publication rules involving cases accepted for review
    I expect that in this age of electronic research, most lawyers have experienced the frustration of finding the “perfect” case, only to learn it is unpublished and therefore could not be cited as precedent. (See rule 8.1115(a),…
  • Jul 28

    Don’t treat one superior court judge as the reviewing court for another

    Don’t treat one superior court judge as the reviewing court for another
    Writs and appeals are sometimes not the only routes (or even the preferred routes) to relief from an adverse order or judgment. Motions for reconsideration, post-trial motions for new trial or to vacate the judgment, and motions to set aside…
  • Jul 23

    The appellate angle in Marriage of Davi

    The appellate angle in Marriage of Davi
    Family law attorneys are buzzing this week about Monday’s unanimous Supreme Court decision in Marriage of Davis, case no. S215050 (July 20, 2015). The Metropolitan News-Enterprise summed up the holding this way: “A…
Rank this Week: 506

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 930

Law & Economics Prof Blog

Law & Economics Prof Blog

Edited by Murat C. Mungan, David Gamage, Eric Rasmusen, Ben Depoorter, Gerrit de Geest, Shi-Ling Hsu, Manuel A. Utset, Jr., Brian Galle and Yuval Feldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/law_econ/
  • Jul 30

    Prescott & Spier on Civil Settlement

    Prescott & Spier on Civil Settlement
    "A Comprehensive Theory of Civil Settlement" Forthcoming, NYU Law Review, April 2016 J.J. PRESCOTT, University of Michigan Law School KATHRYN E. SPIER, Harvard University - Law School - Faculty, National Bureau of Economic Research…
  • Jul 27

    Macey-Dare on an 1856 Transfer Pricing Case

    Macey-Dare on an 1856 Transfer Pricing Case
    Post v. Jones (US Supreme Court 1856) – A Protype Early Transfer Pricing Type Case (at SSRN) Rupert Macey-Dare University of Oxford - Saint Cross College; Middle Temple; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Minerva Chambers July 12, 2015 On…
  • Jul 26

    Dari-Mattiaci & Faure on Disaster Relief

    Dari-Mattiaci & Faure on Disaster Relief
    "The Economics of Disaster Relief" Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2015-01 Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2015-25 GIUSEPPE DARI‐MATTIACCI, University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Center for Law…
Rank this Week: 955

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice issues for Illinois and Iowa lawyers. By Michael J. Warner & Associates.

http://qcinjurylawyers.wordpress.com
  • Jul 30

    More Recognition for Warner & Zimmerle Lawyers!!

    More Recognition for Warner & Zimmerle Lawyers!!
    We’re proud to announce some significant accolades for both of our attorneys! Mike Warner was nominated by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in the areas of: ADR Law: Personal Injury; Personal Injury: Professional Malpractice Personal…
  • Jul 7

    Why Haven’t I Served on a Jury?

    Why Haven’t I Served on a Jury?
    As soon as I sat down to write this, I realized that I should have called the post “How to Get Out of Jury Duty” and gotten a lot more hits. Oh well – the current title will find the … Continue reading →
  • May 22

    Calculating Lien Reductions under the Illinois Health Care Services Lien Act (after McVey)

    Calculating Lien Reductions under the Illinois Health Care Services Lien Act (after McVey)
    The Illinois Supreme Court issued an opinion on McVey v. MLK Enterprises this week. Plaintiffs lawyers who accept small and/or difficult cases are frustrated. The Health Care Services Lien Act, 770 ILCS 23/10(c), provides a framework to…
Rank this Week: 473

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Florida Accident Attorney Blog

Covers premises liability, work related injury claims, and vehicle accident updates. By Chalik & Chalik.

http://www.floridaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Hamilton v. Alpha Services, LLC – Workers’ Comp Death Benefits Following Fatal Crash

    Hamilton v. Alpha Services, LLC – Workers’ Comp Death Benefits Following Fatal Crash
    People who are involved in auto accidents while they are driving for work may, in addition to any compensation from the at-fault driver, be entitled to collect workers’ compensation benefits. While workers’ compensation may only…
  • Jul 27

    Purscell v. Tico Ins. Co. – Bad Faith Insurance Claim Rejected

    Purscell v. Tico Ins. Co. – Bad Faith Insurance Claim Rejected
    Auto insurance companies owe a duty to act in good faith when faced with claims of liability for a crash. Courts take claims of bad faith very seriously, and if a finding of bad faith is entered, insurance companies could end up paying double…
  • Jul 24

    Kimminau v. City of Hastings – Government Liability for Truck Spill Cleanup

    Kimminau v. City of Hastings – Government Liability for Truck Spill Cleanup
    There are an estimated 15 million trucks in the U.S., and approximately 2 million of those are tractor-trailers, hauling material goods coast-to-coast. An accident involving one of these large vehicles can be especially dangerous. But another…
Rank this Week: 774

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Jul 30

    Part I: Are You New to ASP? Resources of Interest

    Part I: Are You New to ASP? Resources of Interest
    If you have joined the academic support/bar preparation professional community for the first time, we welcome you to a rewarding career and wonderful group of colleagues. One thing that ASP is known for is collegiality. There are many…
  • Jul 29

    Visiting Assistant Professor Position at LaVerne

    Visiting Assistant Professor Position at LaVerne
    Position: Visiting Assistant Professor, Center for Academic & Bar Readiness This position is currently being filled as a one-year visiting position. The position will be reposted and filled permanently next year, for 2016-2017. The…
  • Jul 21

    Thomas Jefferson School of Law Associate Director of Bar Preparation

    Thomas Jefferson School of Law Associate Director of Bar Preparation
    Job Description JOB TITLE: Associate Director of Bar Preparation DEPARTMENT: Academic Success & Bar Preparation REPORTS TO: Director of Bar Preparation POSITION SUPERVISES: Work Study Students POSITION STATUS: Full-time, Exempt GENERAL…
Rank this Week: 956