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Wines and Information Management…

Wines and Information Management (WIM)

In-house counsel blawg on e-disovery, the impact of IT on the law and vice versa, information/knowledge management and wines. By Dominic Jaar.

http://dominicjaar.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 394

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson…

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson Neff, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury law affecting Georgia residents.

http://www.mlnlawblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital
    A recent study found that a fall prevention intervention could potentially prevent 1 fall every 4 days, 7.5 falls every month, and 90 falls every year in U.S. hospitals.
  • Nov 18

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual
    Fall injuries and disabilities are likely to increase in coming years as baby boomers move into their senior years. Among older individuals, fall injuries often lead to broken bones, immobility and restricted activity.
  • Nov 16

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly
    Among individuals over the age of 50 who fracture a hip, approximately 25 percent die within the first year after the injury! An additional 60 percent lose their ability to perform day-to-day activities like bathing and cooking.
Rank this Week: 402

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals…

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals blog

Covers the court of last resort on Texas criminal matters. By R. J. MacReady.

http://www.txccablog.com/
  • Jun 2

    Today's Opinions (or lack thereof) - 6/2/10

    Today's Opinions (or lack thereof) - 6/2/10
    The CCA handed down a number of orders denying habeas corpus relief and a few unpublished opinions. Still no Dobbs.
  • May 26

    Fist Full of Meyers - Today's Opinions - 5/26/10

    Fist Full of Meyers - Today's Opinions - 5/26/10
    The CCA handed down orders and opinions in a number of cases. They handed down published opinions, featuring Judge Meyers prominently, in the following cases:
  • May 26

    Case Summary - Douglas Michael Hubert v. State

    Case Summary - Douglas Michael Hubert v. State
    Douglas Hubert was on parole and living with his grandfather when his grandfather called Hubert's parole officer to report that Hubert had violated numerous conditions of his parole, including possessing a firearm. Hubert's parole officer…
Rank this Week: 358

Daily Dose of IP

Daily Dose of IP

Offers daily tidbits on intellectual property law. By Mark Reichel.

http://dailydoseofip.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    The Third Meeting of the IP5 Heads of Office Recently Held

    The Third Meeting of the IP5 Heads of Office Recently Held
    On April 15 and 16, 2010, the IP5 met to discuss a series of Foundation Projects geared toward creating a work-sharing environment and improvements to expedite the IP prosecution process. The IP5 is comprised of five patent offices,…
  • Apr 20

    Recent Updates at the CIPO

    Recent Updates at the CIPO
    The Canadian Intellectual Property Office has recently announced a series of updates for visitors and users of its Web site:1. The Trade-marks Opposition Board (TMOB) has a new "Decisions" page that provides hyperlinks to final decisions…
  • Apr 16

    EPO Provides Summary of Recent Rule Change

    EPO Provides Summary of Recent Rule Change
    On April 1, 2010, a series of patent practice changes at the European Patent Office (EPO) took effect, including new search and examination rules, as well as new timelines for filing divisional applications.
Rank this Week: 362

Infinity Ranch

Infinity Ranch

Musings about the important things in life - law, politics, music, racing, soccer, etc.

http://infinityranch.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 3

    Los Endo

    Los Endo
    I've come to a conclusion.After more than six years and 3100 posts, I've decided that the Ranch has run its course. In short, this will be the last post I make here. I'll leave the blog itself up as an archive (and a collection of useful…
  • Dec 31

    You Aughta See . . .

    You Aughta See . . .
    While I wrote about music back in the days before blogs, I never really did the same with movies. It wasn't due to lack of interest. A lot of lonely weekends in law school led to my development into a film fanatic. Thanks to Netflix, I've…
  • Dec 30

    You Aughta Hear . . .

    You Aughta Hear . . .
    Back in the days before blogs, I wrote album reviews. Nothing all that substantive, just gut reactions to whatever passed through my world. Ever since I started this blog I've occasionally popped off about music. So it only seems natural,…
Rank this Week: 355

Appellate Law & Practice

Appellate Law & Practice

Covers appellate law and advocacy.

http://appellate.typepad.com/appellate/
  • Dec 10

    Giving it up.

    Giving it up.
     I am going to be discontinuing my participation in this blog in the next week or so.  If you want someone to blame, blame 1) non-lawyers; 2) furries; and 3) the victims rights/tort reform industry. 
  • Dec 8

    CA1: large law firm loses case on behalf of client

    CA1: large law firm loses case on behalf of client
     US Securities & Exch v. Tambone, No. 07-1384. This is a close case. On the one hand, the government is bringing an enforcement action regarding misleading prospectuses to sell mutual funds. On the other hand, the defendants are represented…
  • Dec 8

    CA1: It’s official. Everything is mail fraud.

    CA1: It’s official. Everything is mail fraud.
    US v. Hebshie, 07-2339 (12/4/08). This is a federal arson case. As you know, the framers of the constitution really envisioned the federal government prosecuting insurance fraud (or, as they say, “mail fraud”). The first says that pretty…
Rank this Week: 300

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
  • Jan 31

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy
    [02/01/29 01:00 AM (edt)]  Classroom Exercises in Asylum AdvocacyCenter for Applied Legal Studies (CALS)Georgetown University 
  • Feb 25

    National Preservation Law Conference

    National Preservation Law Conference
     WHATNational Preservation Law ConferenceWHENWednesday, February 25, 20158:25 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.WHEREGeorgetown University Law CenterHart Auditorium, McDonough Hall600 New Jersey Avenue, NWWashington, D.C. 20001SCHEDULE 8:25 am…
  • Feb 19

    Public Private Symposium

    Public Private Symposium
Rank this Week: 634

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Mar 16

    CPLR 5015(a)(3) and (4)

    CPLR 5015(a)(3) and (4)
    The defendants, his brother, and his father were the principal shareholders of the corporate defendant. For several years prior to 1974 the corporation owned a restaurant in Staten Island, together with the real property upon which it was…
  • Feb 25

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont
    The jury's failure to award damages for past pain and suffering that adequately compensates plaintiff for the pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life she experienced from the date of the accident to the date when the jury rendered…
  • Feb 22

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont
    The Board also recognized the potential danger to teachers and employees such as plaintiff by limiting class sizes to no more than twelve (12) students who exhibited adverse social tendencies such as engaging in physical assaults. The…
Rank this Week: 611

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 9

    First Offense DUI in Oakland County

    First Offense DUI in Oakland County
    If you have been arrested for a 1st offense OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) charge in any Oakland County city or township, you've probably already heard that things are "tougher" there than in neighboring Macomb or Wayne Counties.…
  • Mar 6

    Ignition Interlock Trouble - What to do RIght Now

    Ignition Interlock Trouble - What to do RIght Now
    An unfortunate part of my caseload, as a Michigan driver's license restoration lawyer, is handling ignition interlock violations. I have written about the various kinds of violations in some detail, but always from the point of view of the…
  • Mar 2

    DUI puts a Non-Criminal in a Criminal Situation

    DUI puts a Non-Criminal in a Criminal Situation
    Sometimes, when I tell someone that I am a DUI lawyer, they'll ask me what it's like to deal with criminals. I will then go on to clarify for the other party that while drinking and driving charges are, in...
Rank this Week: 541

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Feb 26

    Erbsen on Klerman & Reilly on Forum Selling

    Erbsen on Klerman & Reilly on Forum Selling
    Now available on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is an essay by Allan Erbsen entitled Judicial Competition for Case Filings in Civil Litigation. Allan reviews a recent article by Daniel Klerman & Greg Reilly, Forum Selling, the current…
  • Feb 24

    A New Federal Lawsuit, Plus Other Developments in the Alabama Marriage Litigation

    A New Federal Lawsuit, Plus Other Developments in the Alabama Marriage Litigation
    A new lawsuit was filed in federal court today by Cari Searcy, the plaintiff whose earlier case led to the initial ruling by Judge Callie Granade declaring Alabama’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional. Searcy and Kimberly McKeand were…
  • Feb 23

    Dodge on International Comity

    Dodge on International Comity
    Bill Dodge has posted on SSRN a draft of his article, International Comity in American Law, which will be published in the Columbia Law Review. Here’s the abstract: International comity is one of the principal foundations of U.S. foreign…
Rank this Week: 493

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Dam You Winter, Bring On the Spring Market!

    Dam You Winter, Bring On the Spring Market!
    Predictions On the Spring Real Estate Market from a Panel of Local Experts “There’s no curb appeal if there’s no curb!” — Rona Fischman, 4 Buyers Real Estate We are less than a week away from March, which usually…
  • Feb 24

    Home Contractor’s Failure To Register Exposes It To Consumer Protection Act Liability

    Home Contractor’s Failure To Register Exposes It To Consumer Protection Act Liability
    With the record amount of snow, roof leaks and interior damage just beginning to hit Bay State homeowners, this spring should be a record season for Massachusetts home improvement contractors. But, according to a recent court…
  • Feb 21

    Upcoming Speaker Series: War Stories from the Real Estate Frontline | March 2, 2015

    Upcoming Speaker Series: War Stories from the Real Estate Frontline | March 2, 2015
    I will be speaking at the upcoming Metrowest Resourceful Realtor Meeting on March 2, 2015 at John Harvard’s Brewhouse at Shoppers World, Framingham. Networking starts at 5:45PM with dinner and speakers starting at 6:30PM. Any licensed…
Rank this Week: 473

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Feb 26

    "PTSD in the Prison System"

    "PTSD in the Prison System"
    Recently published in SSRN: "PTSD in the Prison System" JULIE ANN DAVIS, Texas Tech University School of Law The treatment of Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder in the federal prison system has fallen in quality, if it can ever…
  • Feb 26

    "Happiness 101 for Legal Scholars: Applying Happiness Research to Legal Policy, Ethics, Mindfulness, Negotiations, Legal Education, and Legal Practice"

    "Happiness 101 for Legal Scholars: Applying Happiness Research to Legal Policy, Ethics, Mindfulness, Negotiations, Legal Education, and Legal Practice"
    Recently published in SSRN (and forthcoming in Research Handbook of Behavioral Law and Economics, Kathryn Zeiler & Joshua C. Teitelbaum eds. (2015)): "Happiness 101 for Legal Scholars: Applying Happiness Research to Legal Policy, Ethics,…
  • Feb 26

    "The Emergence of Law and Behavioural Science: A European Perspective"

    "The Emergence of Law and Behavioural Science: A European Perspective"
    Recently published in SSRN (and forthcoming in A. Alemanno and Anne-Lise Sibony, Nudge and the Law: A European Perspective, Hart Publishing, (2015)): "The Emergence of Law and Behavioural Science: A European Perspective" ANNE-LISE SIBONY,…
Rank this Week: 572

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    Call for Nominations for Denis Marshall Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Librarianship

    Call for Nominations for Denis Marshall Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Librarianship
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is seeking nominations for the Denis Marshall Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Librarianship:"This award is an honour bestowed upon a current member of CALL/ACBD who has provided…
  • Feb 26

    Center for Research Libraries Webinar on New Model License for E-Resource

    Center for Research Libraries Webinar on New Model License for E-Resource
    The Chicago-based Center for Research Libraries (CRL) will host a webinar on Coming to Terms: Behind the New Liblicense Model License on Wednesday March 4, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Central Time.Ann Okerson, a CRL senior advisor, will discuss the…
  • Feb 25

    Roundup of SLA Twitter Chat on Building Your Brand

    Roundup of SLA Twitter Chat on Building Your Brand
    Earlier this month, the international information professional organization SLA (Special Libraries Association) held a "Twitter Chat" to discuss how to build a  "brand".The conversation on Twitter covered topics such as taglines,…
Rank this Week: 440

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 617

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Feb 26

    Faculty Book Talk: I. Glenn Cohen’s, Identified Versus Statistical Lives, Wednesday, March 11 at noon

    Faculty Book Talk: I. Glenn Cohen’s, Identified Versus Statistical Lives, Wednesday, March 11 at noon
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invites you to attend a book talk and panel discussion in celebration of  Professor I. Glenn Cohen’s recently published book with co-editors Norman Daniels and Nir Eyal,…
  • Feb 25

    Coming soon: a new roof for Langdell Hall!

    Coming soon: a new roof for Langdell Hall!
    Close observers may have noticed the scaffolding and yellow clips around the top of Langdell Hall. We’re excited to share the news that the reason for them is that the Library is planning for a new acquisition this summer…
  • Feb 24

    Students: find a library liaison!

    Students: find a library liaison!
    If you’re a student working on a journal or doing research for a faculty member, where do you start when you need help from the library? One thing you can do is contact your journal’s or your faculty member’s official…
Rank this Week: 635

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    Commission Puts the Brakes on Goodyear FCPA Violation

    Commission Puts the Brakes on Goodyear FCPA Violation
    [This story previously appeared in Securities Regulation Daily.]By Rodney F. Tonkovic, J.D.The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company will pay over $16 million to settle charges of FCPA violations arising from bribes paid by subsidiaries in…
  • Feb 25

    IM Guidance Recommends Policy Updates to Guard Against Buyoff

    IM Guidance Recommends Policy Updates to Guard Against Buyoff
    [This story previously appeared in Securities Regulation Daily.]By Amy Leisinger, J.D.The SEC’s Division of Investment Management has issued guidance to caution investment advisers regarding the conflict of interest that arises…
  • Feb 24

    SEC Litigators Discuss Impact of Newman, Halliburton

    SEC Litigators Discuss Impact of Newman, Halliburton
    By Matthew Garza, J.D.[This story previously appeared in Securities Regulation Daily.]Andrew Ceresney, Director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, was joined by his staff and staff from the SEC’s Office of the General Counsel…
Rank this Week: 608

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Feb 26

    Planned sale of rare books roils Gordon College

    Planned sale of rare books roils Gordon College
    “When a wealthy family bequeathed a collection of rare Bibles and Shakespeare folios to Gordon College in 1922, it came with a catch: the works had to remain intact and with the school. That’s why a descendant of the late…
  • Feb 26

    Legislation filed to help libraries in lawsuit

    Legislation filed to help libraries in lawsuit
    “With the future of many libraries in Northern Kentucky in the hands of the Kentucky Court of Appeals, a bill introduced by a Kentucky lawmaker would address the issue at the heart of the controversial lawsuits challenging library…
  • Feb 26

    “She blinded me with library science”: why the Feminist Library is more vital than ever

    “She blinded me with library science”: why the Feminist Library is more vital than ever
    It’s a cold afternoon in Elephant and Castle, but the meeting room at the Feminist Library is packed with women. The range of ages is startling: as young children are led in by their father, an older woman is buying the donated Chelsea…
Rank this Week: 449

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Feb 26

    Email marketing for attorneys done right

    Email marketing for attorneys done right
    I read an article for real estate agents about ten ways email marketing beats social media. It’s a good article and I agree with all of it. I was going to tell you that it makes no difference whether you’re selling legal…
  • Feb 25

    Fake lawyers stealing your name and reputation

    Fake lawyers stealing your name and reputation
    In the “oh my, that’s not good” department comes this report about fake lawyers who put up websites pretending to be real lawyers. They copy the real lawyers’ names, photos, bios, and other information, but change the…
  • Feb 23

    Getting things done in burst mode

    Getting things done in burst mode
    I read an article recently about the work habits of a novelist. He said that he works best when he doesn’t write every day, as conventional wisdom suggests. Rather, he gets more done in “burst mode” (my term) where he…
Rank this Week: 643

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

Covers consumer bankruptcy laws in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. By Doug Beaton.

http://www.douglasbeaton.com
  • Feb 26

    Automatic Massachusetts homesteads limited to $125K

    Automatic Massachusetts homesteads limited to $125K
    Since 2012, homeowners in Massachusetts have had two options for obtaining homestead protection for their residence. First, they can do it “the old way” — by filing a legal declaration of homestead at the county registry of…
  • Sep 25

    The repo man is now inside your dashboard

    The repo man is now inside your dashboard
    The latest wrinkle in auto finance has a nasty edge to it, as lenders are pouncing on new technology that allows them to remotely shut off a borrower’s vehicle if they are only a few days late on a payment. Writing for the New York…
  • Sep 16

    Debt collectors know when to pounce on you — how one does it

    Debt collectors know when to pounce on you — how one does it
    One of the nation’s largest debt collectors,Portfolio Recovery Associates, has been in the news lately, and this article exposes a hard truth about the collections system: Debt collectors know when your finances improve. Because debt…
Rank this Week: 627

Lake County Illinois Car Accident…

Lake County Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car, bike and train accidents. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.lakecountyillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On February 25, 2015

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On February 25, 2015
    On Wednesday (February 25, 2015) there were numerous Lake County, Illinois car crashes and other types of vehicle accidents.   As well, assorted traffic hazards were present. Below are various Lake County vehicle accidents and…
  • Feb 19

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On February 18, 2015

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On February 18, 2015
    On Wednesday (February 18, 2015) there were numerous Lake County, Illinois car crashes and other vehicle accidents.   As well, there were assorted traffic hazards. As seen in the Lake County Passage system, below are…
  • Feb 12

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On February 11, 2015

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On February 11, 2015
    On Wednesday (February 11, 2015) there were numerous Lake County, Illinois car crashes and other vehicle accidents as well as traffic hazards. If you are in an accident and are hurt, there are various steps you should take to maximize…
Rank this Week: 559

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 552

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Feb 26

    Way Up Yonder

    Way Up Yonder
    H.P. “Mike” Berkley, 65, is a solo practitioner outside Forestburg, a community near the Texas-Oklahoma border with a population of about 250. He went to Southern Methodist University School of Law and practiced in Dallas until…
  • Feb 26

    New scam targeting attorney

    New scam targeting attorney
    We have received a report of a scam from an attorney who received a request for assistance. She spoke on the phone to the proposed client, who asked that a buyer send the firm a 15 percent deposit from a purchase…
  • Feb 26

    Texans prominent at ABA Midyear Meeting in Houston

    Texans prominent at ABA Midyear Meeting in Houston
                    The American Bar Association’s 2015 Midyear Meeting came to Houston this month, and it wasn’t hard to find Texans in prominent roles. Texans were speakers and award…
Rank this Week: 663

North Carolina Personal Injury…

North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and premises liability. By Lee Law Offices, P.A.

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Needham v. Price - Parental Immunity Doctrine Won't Bar NC Child Injury Claim

    Needham v. Price - Parental Immunity Doctrine Won't Bar NC Child Injury Claim
    The parental immunity doctrine is a long-standing legal principle holding that minor children can't sue their parents for tort-related claims, and parents can't sue their children either. The general idea is to avoid undermining parental…
  • Feb 25

    Olatoye v. Burlington Coat Factory - NC Slip-and-Fall Case to Continue

    Olatoye v. Burlington Coat Factory - NC Slip-and-Fall Case to Continue
    The North Carolina Court of Appeals reversed a summary judgment favoring the defendant in a slip-and-fall case at a large box chain store a few years ago. The trial court had granted the favorable ruling to the store, but on appeal,…
  • Feb 23

    Study: Child Toys Cause Injury Every 3 Minutes in U.S.

    Study: Child Toys Cause Injury Every 3 Minutes in U.S.
    An alarming new study indicates injuries caused by children's toys is a fast-growing problem. In fact, the number of toy-related injuries has shot up by nearly 40 percent since 1990, according to the latest edition of Clinical Pediatrics.…
Rank this Week: 583

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 482

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Feb 26

    Supreme Court affirms death judgment, leaves open possible vicarious liability against CHP

    Supreme Court affirms death judgment, leaves open possible vicarious liability against CHP
    The Supreme Court filed two opinions this morning, one a review of a Court of Appeal writ decision and one a decision of an automatic direct appeal of a judgment of death. In State of California v. Superior Court, the court held that the…
  • Feb 25

    Vicarious liability, death penalty opinions filing tomorrow

    Vicarious liability, death penalty opinions filing tomorrow
    Tomorrow morning, the Supreme Court will file two opinions.  In State of California v. Superior Court, the court will address whether the California Highway Patrol can be considered the special employer of a tow truck driver…
  • Feb 23

    Requesting the Ninth Circuit to request, not certify

    Requesting the Ninth Circuit to request, not certify
    Last week, the Ninth Circuit requested the California Supreme Court’s help on some state law issues.  Actually, the Court of Appeals didn’t request help, but rather certified questions to the Supreme Court.  That’s…
Rank this Week: 500

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Feb 26

    Dangers of Nighttime Driving

    Dangers of Nighttime Driving
    There have been several studies showing that the frequency of accidents increase during the night.  This is easy to understand with the lack of natural light and headlights shining too brightly into a drivers eyes.  However, light…
  • Feb 24

    What Is The Process For A Demand Letter In A PIP Case?

    What Is The Process For A Demand Letter In A PIP Case?
    As a distinguished health care provider, demand letters are a tricky component of your practice. Demand letter litigation is unclear, vague and inconsistent. A demand letter is an intermediary of sorts, a document that serves to announce what…
  • Feb 23

    Negligent Supervision Leads To Child Injurie

    Negligent Supervision Leads To Child Injurie
    As a parent or guardian one of the most important jobs in your life is keeping your child safe and away from danger. Unfortunately, we cannot watch our children 24/7 and accidents happen all the time. According to the United States Centers…
Rank this Week: 494

Federalist Society Multimedia…

Federalist Society Multimedia Archive

Audio of recent events, speeches and conferences of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies.

http://www.fed-soc.org/publications/page/multimedia-from-past-federalist-society-events-2014
  • Feb 26

    The Future of Media: Is Government Regulation In Today's Media Landscape "Over-The-Top"? 2-25-2015

    The Future of Media: Is Government Regulation In Today's Media Landscape "Over-The-Top"? 2-25-2015
    The Future of MediaThe Federalist Society's Telecommunications & Electronic Media Practice Group and its George Washington University Law School Student Chapter co-sponsored a conference on the Future of Media -- examining the…
  • Feb 26

    Address by FTC Commissioner Joshua Wright - 2-25-2015

    Address by FTC Commissioner Joshua Wright - 2-25-2015
    The Future of Media The Federalist Society's Telecommunications & Electronic Media Practice Group and its George Washington University Law School Student Chapter co-sponsored a conference on the Future of Media -- examining the…
  • Feb 20

    Executive Action on Immigration 2-19-2015

    Executive Action on Immigration 2-19-2015
    Sponsored by the Federalist Society's Practice GroupsOn November 20, 2014, President Obama, with much attention from the media and the public, announced executive action on immigration. Our discussion will address the specifics of the…
Rank this Week: 656

Written Description

Written Description

Reviews recent scholarship in patent law, intellectual property theory, and innovation. By Christopher Suarez, Sarah Tran, and Tan Mau Wu.

http://writtendescription.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    GW Law Review Symposium on Patentable Subject Matter

    GW Law Review Symposium on Patentable Subject Matter
    The George Washington Law Review has published its symposium on "Cracking the Code: Ongoing § 101 Patentability Concerns in Biotechnology and Computer Software." Here are the five contributions:Paul R. Michel, The Supreme Court Saps…
  • Feb 24

    The Eternal Battle of Copyright Fair Use v. Licensing

    The Eternal Battle of Copyright Fair Use v. Licensing
    In All of This Has Happened Before and All of This Will Happen Again: Innovation in Copyright Licensing, Rebecca Tushnet considers whether easier, cheaper (even free) licensing of copyrighted works should supplant fair use doctrine. (Spoiler…
  • Feb 21

    Jessica Silbey's The Eureka Myth

    Jessica Silbey's The Eureka Myth
    Jessica Silbey (Suffolk Law) has posted an excerpt from the introduction of her new book, The Eureka Myth: Creators, Innovators, and Everyday Intellectual Property (Stanford University Press). Everything I have heard about this project…
Rank this Week: 503

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

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

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 505

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Tennessee Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and injury law issues, cases and news with a focus on Tennessee. By the Higgins Firm.

http://www.tennesseelawblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Former Assistant Public Defender LaBrec Joins The Higgins Firm

    Former Assistant Public Defender LaBrec Joins The Higgins Firm
    The Higgins Firm is pleased to announce that Carrie LaBrec has joined the firm. LaBrec will focus her practice in the Serious Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation section of The Higgins Firm. In this role, LaBrec will aggressively prosecute…
  • Feb 25

    Finding the Right Tennessee Car Accident Lawyer

    Finding the Right Tennessee Car Accident Lawyer
    Commercials, Billboards, Websites…. how can you pick a car accident lawyer that is right for your case? The key to choosing the right lawyer for you and your case is to do your homework. It is always good to ask around. If you know…
  • Feb 4

    Federal Judicial Panel Asked To Consolidate Xarelto Lawsuits in Federal Court

    Federal Judicial Panel Asked To Consolidate Xarelto Lawsuits in Federal Court
    Residents in Tennessee and people all across the country have heard about serious side effects and complications occurring after taking certain medicines such as Xarelto. We count on our medications to make us better and help our lives to be…
Rank this Week: 530

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
  • Feb 26

    Books As You’ve Never Seen Them Before

    Books As You’ve Never Seen Them Before
      Check out these amazing works of art carved from old books and follow through to the video on TED.    
  • Feb 20

    Are Study Groups Necessary?

    Are Study Groups Necessary?
      From JDEmployed On the journey towards law school exam domination, an important question must be asked: will it be more beneficial to study on your own or with a group of your classroom peers? After all, whatever helps increase the…
  • Feb 19

    Law School and Outline

    Law School and Outline
      Final exams are just around the corner. An outline is your best tool for learning all of the law that you need to know in time for your final exams.   An outline will help you condense the material that you have learned over the…
Rank this Week: 496

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injuries to minors, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse & neglect, premises liability, products liability, and wrongful death. By Matthew D. Kaplan.

http://www.oregoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Death of 3 Children Focuses Community Activism on Springfield Intersection

    Death of 3 Children Focuses Community Activism on Springfield Intersection
    An accident last weekend in which a pick-up truck struck and killed three children and left one adult in critical condition is sparking local activism, according to a report by the Associated Press, reprinted in The Oregonian. The accident…
  • Feb 21

    Book Offers Critical Home Safety Advice to Prevent Injuries to Children

    Book Offers Critical Home Safety Advice to Prevent Injuries to Children
    A recent article in the Homes & Gardens section of The Oregonian noted something that many readers might not know: home inspectors can and do offer advice that goes far beyond highlighting things that need fixing in a house that is about…
  • Feb 18

    Protected Bike Lane Proposed for Klamath Fall

    Protected Bike Lane Proposed for Klamath Fall
    A proposal to build a protected bike lane to and through downtown Klamath Falls received a detailed write-up last week in the Herald & News newspaper. While bike lanes are often portrayed mainly as a safety measure – a way to cut…
Rank this Week: 529

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

Covers the rights of individuals injured in accidents. By the Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txinjuryblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    45-Year-Old Construction Worker Killed in Crane Accident in Portage, Indiana

    45-Year-Old Construction Worker Killed in Crane Accident in Portage, Indiana
    Pictured above: Construction workers and firemen at the scene of the accident  Last Friday, an accident took the life of a worker who was employed on a construction site. The accident happened in the Near North Side neighborhood in…
  • Feb 25

    4-Year-Old Killed by Waste And Recycling Truck in Albany, NY

    4-Year-Old Killed by Waste And Recycling Truck in Albany, NY
    Pictured above: the waste and recycling truck that hit and killed a young boy in Albany, NY  Two weeks ago, in Albany, NY, a 4-year-old boy was hit and killed by a waste and recycling truck. The young boy was hit while crossing the…
  • Feb 24

    Fatigued Walmart 18-Wheeler Driver Hits Vehicle Head-On in Fatal Accident

    Fatigued Walmart 18-Wheeler Driver Hits Vehicle Head-On in Fatal Accident
    video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player A recent trucking accident in Jacksonville, Florida has brought Wal-Mart into the spotlight again, after one of their semi-truck drivers hit and killed a man. The accident occurred…
Rank this Week: 537

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Feb 26

    AANSPRAKELIJKHEID VAN DE COMMANDITAIRE VENNOOT

    AANSPRAKELIJKHEID VAN DE COMMANDITAIRE VENNOOT
    De Hoge Raad mag zich erover uitlaten Eerst een stukje Nederlands recht. Een commanditaire vennootschap (CV) is een contractuele rechtsbetrekking tussen twee of meer (rechts)personen tot uitoefening van een bedrijf onder gemeenschappelijke…
  • Feb 20

    INVESTEERDERS EN OPENBARE PLAKZUILEN

    INVESTEERDERS EN OPENBARE PLAKZUILEN
    Notaris handelde onrechtmatig inzake veiling De casus heeft betrekking op de uitwinning van een pandrecht op aandelen in een dochtervennootschap. De moedervennootschap (Trellas; de pandgever) is zelf onderwerp van een geschil met…
  • Feb 19

    DE HOGE RAAD GAAT OM

    DE HOGE RAAD GAAT OM
    Faillissement VOF betekent niet automatisch faillissement vennoten Decennia lang moest worden vastgehouden aan de regel dat het faillissement van een vennootschap onder firma (VOF) tevens het faillissement van de individuele vennoten…
Rank this Week: 538

Antitrust Today

Antitrust Today

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

http://www.antitrusttoday.com
  • Feb 26

    Supremes Nix Antitrust Immunity For Unsupervised State Boards In Dental Case

    Supremes Nix Antitrust Immunity For Unsupervised State Boards In Dental Case
    By Allison F. Sheedy The Supreme Court sided with the FTC yesterday in North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission, a much anticipated decision that sets limits on state-action immunity from federal antitrust…
  • Feb 23

    The Antitrust Week In Review

    The Antitrust Week In Review
    Here are some of the developments in antitrust news this past week that we found interesting and are following. American Express Violated Antitrust Laws, Judge Rules.  In a 150-page opinion, Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis of the U. S.…
  • Feb 20

    Sysco’s “Fix-it-First” Foray Fails To Forestall Food Fight With FTC

    Sysco’s “Fix-it-First” Foray Fails To Forestall Food Fight With FTC
    By Allison F. Sheedy The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced yesterday that it is challenging the merger of the nation’s two largest food distributors, US Foods, Inc. and Sysco Corporation. By a split vote, the FTC decided to file…
Rank this Week: 497

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

Covers various topics that arise in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation. By James M. Beck and Mark Herrmann.

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 504

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 422

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 508

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

Covers mergers & acquisitions. From editor Broc Romanek, who is also editor of TheCorporateCounsel.net.

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • Feb 26

    Activision: Shareholder Challenging $275 Million Settlement

    Activision: Shareholder Challenging $275 Million Settlement
    This Reuters article provides an interesting summary of some of the issues relating to the proposed settlement – and the expected objection – in the In re Activision Blizzard settlement announced last November. In addition to an…
  • Feb 25

    Webcast: “Private M&A Wake-Up Calls”

    Webcast: “Private M&A Wake-Up Calls”
    Tune in tomorrow for the webcast – “Private M&A Wake-Up Calls: Conflicted Board Risks, Post-Closing Unenforceability & Shareholder Approval/Duty of Care Traps” – to hear Cleary Gottlieb’s Ethan…
  • Feb 23

    One Plaintiff, Dozens of Merger Objection Lawsuits, Millions in Attorneys’ Fees, Zero for Shareholder

    One Plaintiff, Dozens of Merger Objection Lawsuits, Millions in Attorneys’ Fees, Zero for Shareholder
    Here’s an excerpt from this blog by Kevin LaCroix of the D&O Diary: It is now well-established that pretty much every M&A deal attracts at least one lawsuit from a shareholder objecting to the transaction. According to research…
Rank this Week: 631

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Feb 26

    Thomas on GM, Discovery, and Jurie

    Thomas on GM, Discovery, and Jurie
    Over at Save Our Juries, Suja Thomas (Illinois) has a post about the role of discovery in the GM ignition litigation and a proposal to change the discovery rules. Pursuant to the proposed rule, parties would be able to resist...
  • Feb 25

    VT: "Spite Fence" Standard Established

    VT: "Spite Fence" Standard Established
    In a case of a boundary dispute turned ugly (mooning, public urination, etc.), the Vermont Supreme Court adopted the dominant-purpose test for determining the existence of a spite fence. Moreover, the standard was met when the fence blocked…
  • Feb 24

    IL: Bill Seeks to Limit "Open and Obvious" Premises Exception

    IL: Bill Seeks to Limit "Open and Obvious" Premises Exception
    The West Virginia Senate recently passed a bill reinstating the "open and obvious" doctrine in premises liability. In Illinois, a bill introduced in the House would go in the opposite direction, restricting consideration of open and…
Rank this Week: 483

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
  • Feb 26

    COA finds that suspicion of future violation of law suffices in whistle-blower claim

    COA finds that suspicion of future violation of law suffices in whistle-blower claim
    To establish a prima face case under Michigan's Whistleblower Protection Act ("WPA"), the plaintiff must show the following: (1) the plaintiff was engaged in a protected activity; (2) the plaintiff was discharged or discriminated against; and…
  • Feb 12

    COA: Parties may move for modification of spousal support after support obligation end

    COA: Parties may move for modification of spousal support after support obligation end
    Georgii and Irina Loutts married in Russia in 1988. They later moved to the United States. During their marriage, they each earned a Ph.D. Georgii, a professor by day, also started QPhotonics, a business that buys, sells, imports, and exports…
  • Feb 10

    MSC clarifies standard of review for unemployment-benefit determination

    MSC clarifies standard of review for unemployment-benefit determination
    In lieu of granting leave to appeal and without hearing oral argument, the Michigan Supreme Court in Hodge v. U.S. Security Associates, Inc., No. 149984, reversed the Court of Appeals and held that an administrative law judge applied the…
Rank this Week: 557

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Feb 26

    Finders Bill Was Lost, But Now Is Found

    Finders Bill Was Lost, But Now Is Found
    In the last legislative biennium, the Corporations Committee of the Business Law Section of the California State Bar sponsored a bill, AB 713 (Wagner), to clarify the status of finders under the California Corporate Securities Law of…
  • Feb 25

    The “Long Arm” Of Section 2115 May Be Shorter Than Some Believe

    The “Long Arm” Of Section 2115 May Be Shorter Than Some Believe
    Recently, I came across a prospectus that included a description of California Corporations Code Section 2115 under the caption “Description of Capital Stock”.  The description began: We are a Delaware corporation, governed…
  • Feb 23

    To Conjoin Or Not To Conjoin – California Sometimes Gets It Wrong

    To Conjoin Or Not To Conjoin – California Sometimes Gets It Wrong
    This is as an easy mistake to make.  I say so because I’ve made it more than once.  The name of the landmark Depression era legislation regulating our national securities markets is the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; the…
Rank this Week: 586

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Feb 26

    Poverty Traps in Criminalized Communities: A Life Sentence of Debt and Unemployment

    Poverty Traps in Criminalized Communities: A Life Sentence of Debt and Unemployment
    Social Justice Monday – February 23, 2015 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern There is a national crisis regarding policing, prosecution and imprisonment of low-income communities of color and sexual minorities. The events…
  • Feb 25

    Is Beast Mode really trademarked?

    Is Beast Mode really trademarked?
    The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has a free trademark search database. It’s worth knowing about as a research tool. Just for fun, we looked up “Beast Mode.” It came up with 41 documents, including some…
  • Feb 24

    Featured Memoirs from the Recreational Reading Collection

    Featured Memoirs from the Recreational Reading Collection
    The recreational reading (McNaughton) collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase. So, anyway… John Cleese (Crown Archetype, 2014) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PN2598.C47 A3 2014 With titles like…
Rank this Week: 525

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Feb 26

    The Big Fat Gypsy Judicial Review

    The Big Fat Gypsy Judicial Review
    Traveller Movement v Ofcom and Channel 4, [2015] EWHC 406 (Admin), 20 February 2015 – read judgment One of the nation’s great televisual fascinations last week became the unlikely subject of an Administrative Court judgment that…
  • Feb 25

    One more day to nominate the human rights cases absolutely everyone should know about

    One more day to nominate the human rights cases absolutely everyone should know about
    Nominations close tomorrow (Friday) at 5pm for the human rights cases which absolutely everyone should know about. Full guidelines below – please feel free to nominate as many as 50 or as few as 1 case. The more people who contribute,…
  • Feb 25

    Supreme Court – the right to be on the beach

    Supreme Court – the right to be on the beach
    The Queen (on the application of Newhaven Port and Properties Limited) v East Sussex County Council and Newhaven Town Council  [2015] SC 7 25 February 2015- read judgment Late February is not necessarily the best time of year for a bit…
Rank this Week: 585

The Verdict

The Verdict

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

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    What is Cardpool and is it legitimate?

    What is Cardpool and is it legitimate?
    Quick Answer: Great idea, questionable execution (due to negative reviews) and the jury is still out on whether it will last.Cardpool is a website that buys and sells gift cards. You can buy cards for up to 35% off or you can sell gift cards…
  • Feb 25

    OtisKnee Surgery Tools Receiving Massive Criticism

    OtisKnee Surgery Tools Receiving Massive Criticism
    OtisMed Corporation began creating surgical tools, or rather "guides," that were intended to assist surgeons in conducting more precise and efficient knee replacements.  The OtisKnee guides were marketed by the company directly to…
  • Feb 24

    February 2015, Fatal Car Accidents in Iowa

    February 2015, Fatal Car Accidents in Iowa
    I was sent the news item, One Dead, Two Injured In Crash Near Albia, which led me to check on the monthly reports of fatalities from car and truck accidents in Iowa during January and February, our traditional cold months. There are quite a…
Rank this Week: 664