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Raising the Bar: An Internet…

Raising the Bar: An Internet Marketing Blog for Lawyers

Covers internet marketing and law firm web designs.

http://www.paperstreet.com/blog
  • Oct 1

    Quick and Simple WordPress Shortcode – Straight from the Developers Desk

    Quick and Simple WordPress Shortcode – Straight from the Developers Desk
    Interested in creating custom shortcodes in WordPress? It is really easy.  Below is an example of a shortcode that we recently used: You can add this directly to the functions.php file.  Something to keep in mind is that you…
  • Sep 29

    About ShellShocker Vulnerability

    About ShellShocker Vulnerability
    This summer, there was the “Heartbleed” security vulnerability that affected web servers. Now in the past week, there is Shellshocker vulnerability. About ShellShock Vulnerability Shellshock is a vulnerability in GNU’s bash…
  • Sep 26

    Do You Really Need the Word “That”?

    Do You Really Need the Word “That”?
    The That Tip That is one of the most overused words in writing. I would venture to say half the time you don’t need it in your writing. When we speak we use that as a filler word and it… Categories: Content The post Do You Really…
Rank this Week: 361

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 572

What's New in Employment Law?

What's New in Employment Law?

Focuses on employment law developments, particularly in California.

http://shawvalenza.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    California Governor Brown Signing More New Employment Laws at End of 2014 Session (Part I)

    California Governor Brown Signing More New Employment Laws at End of 2014 Session (Part I)
    The 2014 legislative session is over.  But employers will be remembering this one for a long time.  California Governor Jerry Brown signed a host of new laws at the end of the session.  Many deal with narrow-cast and public…
  • Oct 1

    Did the California Legislature Kill Arbitration?

    Did the California Legislature Kill Arbitration?
    Could be.  Certainly, arbitration services should be concerned that their services may not command the interest they once did.Governor Brown just signed AB 802. This law applies to new arbitrations administered after 1/1/2015.I'm…
  • Sep 23

    Court of Appeal: Federal OSHA preempts Unfair Competition Claims ( B&P Section 17200)

    Court of Appeal: Federal OSHA preempts Unfair Competition Claims ( B&P Section 17200)
    California's unfair competition law, Business and Professions Code section 17200, is quite broad.  Plaintiffs can bring claims for injunctive relief and restitution for just about anything they can prove is unlawful, unfair, or…
Rank this Week: 768

Oil and Gas Lawyer Blog

Oil and Gas Lawyer Blog

Covers oil, gas and mineral law topics, including pooling, surface damages, lessor's remedies and lease bonuses. By John McFarland.

http://www.oilandgaslawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    New UT Study on Water Use in Oil and Gas Production

    New UT Study on Water Use in Oil and Gas Production
    A new study published by The University of Texas' Bureau of Economic Geology compares the amount of water used in producing oil from shale plays to the water used in producing oil from conventional reservoirs. The study concludes that water…
  • Sep 29

    Texas' New Seismologist

    Texas' New Seismologist
    Michael Brick has written an excellent article in the Houston Chronicle about the Texas Railroad Commission's new seismologist, David Craig Pearson. The article, "Vexed by Earthquakes, Texas Calls In a Scientist," relates the events leading…
  • Sep 23

    EPA Praises RRC

    EPA Praises RRC
    In a letter to the Texas Railroad Commission commenting on the RRC's proposed rules on curbing earthquakes caused by high-pressure injection of waste fluids, the Environmental Protection Agency "applauded the RRC's efforts to ensure it has…
Rank this Week: 449

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Oct 1

    SABBATICAL STARTED 1 OCTOBER 2014

    SABBATICAL STARTED 1 OCTOBER 2014
    Three months to reflect My sabbatical started on the 1st of October 2014. I will start a new law firm in Curaçao on the 1st of January 2015. Check my blog for an update in December 2014. In the meantime, if you want to contact me,…
  • Sep 11

    CELEBRATING 25 YEARS AS A LAWYER

    CELEBRATING 25 YEARS AS A LAWYER
    It is all about passion and commitment Today I am celebrating that I was admitted to the Amsterdam Bar on 12 September 1989. I am a graduate of VU University in Amsterdam, 1989. After 8 years of practicing law for two different law firms in…
  • Sep 9

    MARTIJN WELTEN NEW MANAGING PARTNER SPIGT DUTCH CARIBBEAN

    MARTIJN WELTEN NEW MANAGING PARTNER SPIGT DUTCH CARIBBEAN
    Karel Frielink is leaving firm after 15 years (Summary in English below) PERSBERICHT van Spigt Dutch Caribbean van 9 september 2014 Karel Frielink vertrekt bij Spigt Dutch Caribbean, Martijn Welten nieuwe managing partner. Per 1 oktober 2014…
Rank this Week: 418

Patent Baristas

Patent Baristas

Offers bio/pharma patent news. By Stephen Jenei.

http://www.patentbaristas.com
  • Oct 1

    USPTO Report on Virtual Marking

    USPTO Report on Virtual Marking
    Congress directed the USPTO to submit a report on virtual marking after enactment of the AIA. The AIA made many changes to United States patent law, including an amendment to 35 U.S.C. § 287(a), the so-called “marking”…
  • Sep 30

    FDA Warning Letters Expected to Increase in 2015

    FDA Warning Letters Expected to Increase in 2015
    Did you know that the number of FDA warning letters issued increased substantially by 78% from 2007 to 2013? One of the industries that accounted for the highest number of warning letters was Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology. Sparta Systems…
  • Sep 30

    IQPC’s upcoming Global Patent Strategies Summit

    IQPC’s upcoming Global Patent Strategies Summit
    EXCLUSIVE PAST SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS Global Patent Strategies Summit December 3-5 · San Jose, CA www.GlobalPatentSummit.com You may feel a bit like you’re grasping at straws in order to keep up with the ever-changing…
Rank this Week: 465

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Oct 1

    Coca-Cola’s New “Equity Stewardship Guidelines”

    Coca-Cola’s New “Equity Stewardship Guidelines”
    Back in May, I blogged about a flap over Coca-Cola’s equity compensation plan. Showing how shareholder engagement works, the company announced this morning that its Compensation Committee has adopted “Equity Stewardship…
  • Sep 30

    Today: “Say-on-Pay Workshop: 11th Annual Executive Compensation Conference”

    Today: “Say-on-Pay Workshop: 11th Annual Executive Compensation Conference”
    Today is the “Say-on-Pay Workshop: 11th Annual Executive Compensation Conference”; yesterday was the “Annual Proxy Disclosure Conference” – and the video archive of that Conference is already posted. Note you can…
  • Sep 29

    Today: “Tackling Your 2015 Compensation Disclosures: Annual Proxy Disclosure Conference”

    Today: “Tackling Your 2015 Compensation Disclosures: Annual Proxy Disclosure Conference”
    Today is the “Tackling Your 2015 Compensation Disclosures: Annual Proxy Disclosure Conference”; tomorrow is the “Say-on-Pay Workshop: 11th Annual Executive Compensation Conference.” Note you can still register to watch…
Rank this Week: 443

Rush On Business

Rush On Business

Covers business litigation, employment law, franchise law, incorporation and starting a business. By Rush Nigut.

http://www.rushonbusiness.com/
  • Oct 1

    Wall St. Journal Lists Troubled Franchise Brand

    Wall St. Journal Lists Troubled Franchise Brand
    A recent Wall St. Journal article discussed some of the franchise brands with higher-than-average default rates. The highest on the list? Planet Fitness at a staggering 41.1.% default rate for SBA loans from 2004 through 2014 according to the…
  • Aug 22

    Franchise Focus Blog Discusses The Secrets to Success in Franchising

    Franchise Focus Blog Discusses The Secrets to Success in Franchising
    I read an excellent post recently about The Secrets to Success in Franchising. I love what blog author Mike Sheehan had to say to start the article, If the title of this article caught your attention because you’re looking for a magic…
  • Aug 20

    Iowa Company Choice Energy Powers Toward Top of Inc. 5000 List

    Iowa Company Choice Energy Powers Toward Top of Inc. 5000 List
    A big congratulations to client Choice Energy for its inclusion on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing company debuting at No. 40 on the list and No. 1 for Iowa companies! The company has experienced incredible growth for their…
Rank this Week: 404

National Eminent Domain Blog

National Eminent Domain Blog

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

http://www.nationaleminentdomain.com/
  • Oct 1

    Governor Speaks About Bridge Crossing On NPR

    Governor Speaks About Bridge Crossing On NPR
    The Governor provided a four-minute discussion with Craig Fahle of NPR about the bridge crossing.  The Governor stated that there has already been property acquired, probably meaning that the State of Michigan has obtained the City-owned…
  • Sep 30

    Taking Beef To Slaughter With ET Rover

    Taking Beef To Slaughter With ET Rover
    There have been many angry articles about the ET Rover project.  This firm does represent property owners in the path of the Rover project, so we speak with biased breath.  The advice of outstanding Township lawyer, David Lattie,…
  • Sep 29

    Mixed Review Of Opportunity Corridor Will Have Little Affect On The Progre

    Mixed Review Of Opportunity Corridor Will Have Little Affect On The Progre
    The recent challenge of the United States Public Interest Research Group to the Opportunity Corridor, holding that it was one of the ten lowest priority road projects in the country, will have little affect on the construction of the…
Rank this Week: 564

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates,…

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers criminal news in the Chicago land area.

http://www.youraffordabledefense.com/illinois-criminal-law-blog/
  • Oct 1

    Drunk Driving Prevention: DUI Roadblocks in Illinoi

    Drunk Driving Prevention: DUI Roadblocks in Illinoi
    Though the state’s highest court vested the Illinois State Police the power to conduct DUI checkpoints beginning in 1985, the practice has recently re-emerged on our roads. In late August, a roadblock in Winnebago County caught three…
  • Sep 29

    It’s Just a Speeding Ticket…Right?

    It’s Just a Speeding Ticket…Right?
    Sometimes a speeding ticket is “just” a speeding ticket. If drivers have a record of speeding tickets which include citations of  excessive speeds, infractions caught on camera, or in a construction zone, the effects on…
  • Sep 24

    Making Sense of Murder Versus Manslaughter in Illinoi

    Making Sense of Murder Versus Manslaughter in Illinoi
    Most states, including Illinois, differentiate the various types of homicide based on the context of the killing. “Homicide” is the blanket category that includes murder and manslaughter. It can be confusing to decipher the…
Rank this Week: 863

Business Blog

Business Blog

Covers business law, labor & employment, real estate and securities and finance topics. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • Oct 1

    Big Change for New York’s Non-Profit Law

    Big Change for New York’s Non-Profit Law
    New York’s non-profit laws have undergone their most substantial change in 40 years. The Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013 took effect on July 1, 2014. The new non-profit law is intended to streamline the administrative burdens of…
  • Sep 30

    What Can Start-ups Learn from Google? Five Key Tip

    What Can Start-ups Learn from Google? Five Key Tip
    Google Inc. recently celebrated an important anniversary. It has been ten years since the search giant’s initial public offering (IPO). Since then, Google’s stock price has increased an astounding 1,293 percent, and its services…
  • Sep 29

    SEC: Social Media Is Not Your Friend When It Comes to Investing

    SEC: Social Media Is Not Your Friend When It Comes to Investing
    Social media is useful for keeping in touch with friends, staying up-to-date with current news, and even marketing your business. But you shouldn’t rely on it for investment tips, according to a recent warning by the Securities and…
Rank this Week: 867

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
  • Oct 1

    “What’s in a name”? Privacy and anonymous speech on the Internet

    “What’s in a name”? Privacy and anonymous speech on the Internet
    Keynote speech by Lord Neuberger at 5 RB Conference on the Internet, 30 September 2014 The President of the Supreme Court has delivered a very interesting address on the protections that should be afforded to what might be termed the…
  • Oct 1

    Five things we learned from Cameron’s human rights announcement

    Five things we learned from Cameron’s human rights announcement
    There was some surprise at the lack of detail over human rights in Justice Secretary Chris Grayling and Home Secretary Theresa May’s speeches yesterday. Now, David Cameron has revealed all. Or at least, he has revealed some. Here is…
  • Oct 1

    The remarkable shrinking backlog at the European Court of Human Rights – Alice Donald

    The remarkable shrinking backlog at the European Court of Human Rights – Alice Donald
    In recent years, a constant feature of debate about the future of the European Court of Human Rights has been the backlog of applications that threatens to engulf it. At its height, in September 2011, this backlog reached the dizzying figure…
Rank this Week: 663

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Edited by John Kang and Tracy A. Thomas.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/gender_law/
  • Oct 1

    Could Denmark Serve as a Leader on Transgender Law?

    Could Denmark Serve as a Leader on Transgender Law?
    From the Guardian UK: In one leap, Denmark has changed its law on trans rights, taking it from a country where transgender people were forced to undergo sterilisation in order to be legally recognised as a different gender, to one...<img…
  • Oct 1

    Federalism and Gay Marriage

    Federalism and Gay Marriage
    From the Jurist: Advocates and opponents of same-sex marriage are breathlessly waiting for news from the Supreme Court that a marriage equality case will be heard this term. The expectation of an imminent nationwide ruling comes after scores…
  • Sep 30

    First Yes Means Yes Law

    First Yes Means Yes Law
    California Yes Means Yes Law, Defining Sexual Consent Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that makes California the first in the nation to have a clear definition of when people agree to sex. The law goes further...<img…
Rank this Week: 836

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Oct 1

    Understanding The Middle East

    Understanding The Middle East
    This, from the Washington Post’s Adam Taylor, is very good. My conversation yesterday with The New York Times’ John Fisher Burns adds more background from the most experienced foreign correspondent in the world. But Christian C.…
  • Sep 30

    Professor Stephen Smith Wraps Up The Hillsdale Shakespeare Study With Cymbeline

    Professor Stephen Smith Wraps Up The Hillsdale Shakespeare Study With Cymbeline
    HH: It’s the last radio hour of the week. It’s time for the Hillsdale Dialogue, which since January of 2013 has occurred at this hour every week. We talk with Dr. Larry Arnn and/or one of his colleagues from the faculty of…
  • Sep 30

    “Because Ebola is not contagious until symptoms develop…”

    “Because Ebola is not contagious until symptoms develop…”
    Of course I believe the CDC on this point.  And of course fanning panic or even hysteria would be contemptible and immoral.  That  is the key point that the CDC was trying –not very effectively– to make in the…
Rank this Week: 841

K&L Gates Construction Law…

K&L Gates Construction Law Blog

Covers legal issues, news, and regulations relating to the construction industry. By K&L Gates.

http://www.klconstructionlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 770

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Oct 1

    Argument for Non-Citizen Juror

    Argument for Non-Citizen Juror
    The article below and the study it cites makes a strong argument for allowing non-citizen jurors. According to the article, in criminal proceedings, non-citizens face higher sentences than those who are citizens. The article goes on to say…
  • Sep 30

    Jury New

    Jury New
    SCOTUS Blog: Argument preview: Justices to resolve circuit split on juror testimony ... WDTN: Selecting jurors to choose life or death for Arias NWTimes: Lawyers argue over juror anonymity in gang trial Pittsburgh Post Gazette: Alternate…
  • Sep 29

    Jurors Who Lie on Voir Dire

    Jurors Who Lie on Voir Dire
    Neil Joel Dilloff Melissa Rubin Roth Abstract (to read the entire article go here) You have spent several hours selecting a jury in a civil case. In accordance with the usual Maryland procedure, the jurors were sworn and the trial...
Rank this Week: 538

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    FINRA Files Complaint Against Former VSR and Berthel, Fisher Broker, Steven L. Stahler

    FINRA Files Complaint Against Former VSR and Berthel, Fisher Broker, Steven L. Stahler
    On August 27, 2014, FINRA filed a complaint against Steven L. Stahler, formerly a registered representative with multiple broker dealers including Lowell & Company, Inc., Ausdal Financial Partners, Inc., Berthel, Fisher & Company…
  • Sep 30

    Gana LLP is Investigating LPL Financial broker, Kenneth W. Schulz for Improper Conduct

    Gana LLP is Investigating LPL Financial broker, Kenneth W. Schulz for Improper Conduct
    On September 11, 2014, FINRA, permanently barred Kenneth W. Schulz, a former broker of LPL Financial from associating with any FINRA member. According to the Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent, in June 2013, Kenneth W. Schulz…
  • Sep 30

    FINRA Update

    FINRA Update
    On September 25, 2014, FINRA published its third quarter “Neutral Corner,” a newsletter designed to give practitioners, investors, and arbitrators updates on FINRA news. In the newsletter, FINRA officially announced the retirement…
Rank this Week: 856

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    Electricity in the Cloud at Clio Conference

    Electricity in the Cloud at Clio Conference
      Listen. That roar you hear is thunderous acclaim for the Clio Cloud Conference held last week in Chicago. And where there is thunder, there is lightning, and the electricity at this conference produced an atmosphere that was highly…
  • Sep 30

    Estate Map Returns, in a Consumer-Facing Beta

    Estate Map Returns, in a Consumer-Facing Beta
    Remember Estate Map? It launched just over a year ago as a cloud-based tool for estate planning lawyers and their clients. Then, last April, its founder, Minneapolis lawyer Joseph Henderson, announced he was closing it down. In its place, he…
  • Sep 25

    Everywhere You Go, Google is Watching — and Mapping Your Location

    Everywhere You Go, Google is Watching — and Mapping Your Location
    I was in Chicago this week for the Clio Cloud Conference, where I sat in horrified disbelief as keynote speaker Cindy Cohn, legal director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, described the extent of government snooping on our digital…
Rank this Week: 359

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Oct 1

    ADA settlement in behalf of disabled park worker in Las Vega

    ADA settlement in behalf of disabled park worker in Las Vega
    The Justice Department announced today that it has reached a settlement with the City of North Las Vegas, Nevada to resolve allegations that the City violated the ADA by failing to accommodate, and constructively discharging, a Parks…
  • Oct 1

    On the Escalator of An Aging Society?

    On the Escalator of An Aging Society?
    A few days ago I blogged about an article in The Atlantic explaining one person's thinking of 75 being his optimal "old age". In that same issue of The Atlantic is another article--about longevity and 100 year olds--what it will...
  • Sep 30

    A/C-D/C's Malcolm Young has dementia

    A/C-D/C's Malcolm Young has dementia
    AC/DC co-founder, guitarist and songwriter Malcolm Young, whose retirement from the band was announced on Wednesday, has been moved into full-time care in a nursing home facility in Sydney's eastern suburbs specialising in dementia, sources…
Rank this Week: 866

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 442

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, October 1, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, October 1, 2014:The challenges of Luka Magnotta's 'not criminally responsible' defenceOntario Labour Ministry blitz finds 42% of companies with interns break law…
  • Sep 30

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, September 30, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, September 30, 2014:Toronto police officer rebuked by judge for fabricating evidenceMadoff son under scrutiny until day he died Lawyer admits records a…
  • Sep 29

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Monday, September 29, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Monday, September 29, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, September 29, 2014:California adopts 'yes means yes' bill aimed at reducing sexual assaultMurder trial of Luka Rocco Magnotta set to begin in Montreal on Monday …
Rank this Week: 422

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    3 Really Is the Magic Number

    3 Really Is the Magic Number
    - Mark Prus, Principal, NameFlash Schoolhouse Rock fans already know this, but it took a January 2014 publication in the Journal of Marketing for marketers to get confirmation. I blogged about Procter & Gamble’s “Secret of the…
  • Sep 30

    Coca-Cola’s Significant Interest in Zero Mark

    Coca-Cola’s Significant Interest in Zero Mark
    Coca-Cola just announced it is introducing Coke Zero in India, which will make it the sub-brand’s 149th market in the world, a truly remarkable reach. As the popular Coke Zero brand is approaching its tenth anniversary in the U.S., it…
  • Sep 29

    Show More Value, or Lose The Sale

    Show More Value, or Lose The Sale
    — Neil F. Anderson, Founder & President, The Courage Group, Inc. Now days, it’s tough for any business, regardless of size, to successfully compete and win new business. The days of signing up new clients or customers with…
Rank this Week: 425

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers H-1B visas, petitions, audits and caps. By the MVP Law Group.

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    Diversity Visa (DV-2016) Lottery Announced

    Diversity Visa (DV-2016) Lottery Announced
    Annually, the United States government issues a maximum of 50,000 green cards through a computer-generated random lottery drawing. Applications for the DV-2016 random lottery will be accepted from noon (EDT) Wednesday, October 1, 2014 through…
  • Sep 30

    Revised - Updated Service Center Processing Time

    Revised - Updated Service Center Processing Time
    Processing Time reports for all of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Service Centers were released on 9/19/14 with processing dates as of 7/31/14. If you filed a petition with one of the Service Centers, please review the…
  • Sep 29

    BALCA Finds Employer Failed to Investigate Qualifications of U.S. Applicant

    BALCA Finds Employer Failed to Investigate Qualifications of U.S. Applicant
    The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) recently affirmed the decision of a Certifying Officer (CO) to deny labor certification for the position of “Design Engineer-Mechanical.” After receiving & reviewing an…
Rank this Week: 769

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers cerebral palsy, crib death, Erb's palsy and other forms of birth injuries. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagobirthinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    The Misdiagnosis of Ectopic Pregnancie

    The Misdiagnosis of Ectopic Pregnancie
    The family of a 4-year-old Oregon girl recently filed a lawsuit against a health care center for misdiagnosing the mother while she was pregnant with the child. According to reports, doctors diagnosed the pregnant woman with an ectopic…
  • Sep 27

    Horner's Syndrome Among Newborn

    Horner's Syndrome Among Newborn
    During labor and delivery, families rely on physicians to act with great judgment and caution. They are responsible for the wellness of brand new lives and any mistake can make the difference between life and death. When poor decisions are…
  • Sep 22

    Mother Awarded $1 Million in Malpractice Lawsuit

    Mother Awarded $1 Million in Malpractice Lawsuit
    The mother of a three year old girl was recently awarded one million dollars by an Illinois court as compensation for injuries suffered by her daughter during delivery. According to a report by The Edwardsville Intelligencer, the jury found…
Rank this Week: 349

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 434

The Law Blogger

The Law Blogger

Covers Michigan legal news. From the Oakland Press.

http://oplawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    Negative Online Review Results in Defamation Lawsuit

    Negative Online Review Results in Defamation Lawsuit
    An interesting defamation lawsuit was recently filed in Oakland County Circuit Court, just in time for bow season which opens today for deer.Last year, an archery company here in nearby Holly, MI resolved to revamp their website.  They…
  • Sep 29

    Catholic Bishops to Re-examine the Catechism of Divorce

    Catholic Bishops to Re-examine the Catechism of Divorce
    If you are a Catholic that strictly adheres to the catechism of the church, then you cannot partake in holy communion if you are divorced and remarried.  This applies to a lot of Catholics.Some of the more connected among the faithful…
  • Sep 18

    Scotland Contemplates Divorce

    Scotland Contemplates Divorce
    Sometimes, here in America, we hear this talk relative to Texas; that Texas is going to secede from the Union.  Personally, I never worry that it will actually happen; that we will have a separate country between us and Mexico.And we all…
Rank this Week: 758

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    Child Pornography, Videos and "Hackers"

    Child Pornography, Videos and "Hackers"
    After Lawson Hardrick, Jr. was “found guilty after a jury trial of two counts of knowingly receiving visual depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct in violation of 18 U.S. Code § 2252(a)(2),” he…
  • Sep 29

    The Traffic Stop, the K-9 and the Computer Check

    The Traffic Stop, the K-9 and the Computer Check
    After local Georgia police found “marijuana in a car that was stopped for lane infractions, Patrick Scott and Dorian Allen, the driver and passenger, respectively, were indicted for the possession of more than one ounce of…
  • Sep 26

    Child Pornography, Slack Space and “Possession”

    Child Pornography, Slack Space and “Possession”
    After a “general court-martial composed of officer and enlisted members convicted [Shane A. Nichlos] . . . of two specifications of knowingly possessing child pornography in violation of Article 134, Uniform Code of Military…
Rank this Week: 548

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
  • Oct 1

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-09-30

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-09-30
    CRTC to Netflix: Since you won't co-operate, we'll ignore you http://t.co/4nFPQbSKDk -> CRTC to study 'discriminatory' cellphone roaming rates http://t.co/ycurhRj1Du -> Facebook ads are about to start following you around…
  • Sep 30

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-09-29

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-09-29
    The fate of once-mighty Nortel’s last billions lies in the hands of two men http://t.co/q8XY0vppiY -> Canada, EU leaders sign CETA pact despite German concerns http://t.co/16XIbcrLmh -> App is like Instagram for medical…
  • Sep 29

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-09-28

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-09-28
    Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-09-27: Life After CASL – Now What? http://t.co/SX5SVYnUOV ->… http://t.co/LQLP9QUjTI -> blogged: Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-09-27…
Rank this Week: 800

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    Opt In or Opt Out or Both? Collective and Class Actions in Wage & Hour Case

    Opt In or Opt Out or Both? Collective and Class Actions in Wage &amp; Hour Case
    A limo driver believes that he should be paid overtime.  He brings a lawsuit on both state and federal wage & hour laws.  But he believes that other similarly situated drivers should also be part of his lawsuit. How does that…
  • Sep 29

    Are You a Joint Employer? It May Depend on the Court’s Test

    Are You a Joint Employer? It May Depend on the Court’s Test
    Can an employee work for more than one employer at the same time? Under a theory of law called “joint employment”, the answer is yes. But how do you make that determination? Suppose a private bus company provides services all…
  • Sep 26

    Julia Roberts Would Not Be Impressed: Mystic Pizza Cited for Wage/Hour Violation

    Julia Roberts Would Not Be Impressed: Mystic Pizza Cited for Wage/Hour Violation
    Oh, Mystic Pizza! In Connecticut, we all know that Mystic Pizza isn’t the best pizza in the state.  (I’m not even going to get into the argument about Pepe’s, Sally’s, or Modern in New Haven.)  One of my…
Rank this Week: 658

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Oct 1

    Carpe Carp

    Carpe Carp
    Just how exactly did an invasive species known as the Asian carp manage to clog up many of America's rivers and lakes? It turns out state planning had something to do with that. Watch the Vice News video below from...
  • Oct 1

    Spain and Scotland (and Quebec)

    Spain and Scotland (and Quebec)
    With independence votes in the air, it would seem natural that Catalonia wants a vote. But now a court has effectively suspended it. If there is a lesson Spain should learn from Scotalnd and Quebec, it is that is is...
  • Oct 1

    Potato Salad Anyone?

    Potato Salad Anyone?
    How much money do you need to make a potato salad? If you are using Kickstarter, then $55,000 ought to do the trick!
Rank this Week: 734

MauledAgain

MauledAgain

Covers tax law, legal education, the First Amendment, religion, and law generally. By Villanova law professor James Edward Maule.

http://mauledagain.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    So Who Really To Be Helped with Taxpayer Dollars?

    So Who Really To Be Helped with Taxpayer Dollars?
    One of the arguments advanced by the anti-tax, anti-government crowd is the supposed inappropriateness of using taxpayer dollars to help people in need. Using terms such as lazy, shiftless, and taker to describe these recipients of taxpayer…
  • Sep 29

    When Two Are Cheaper Than One

    When Two Are Cheaper Than One
    Many years ago, while discussing entry-level law practice jobs, I suggested that it would make more sense for law firms to hire two law school graduates at half the salary they were dishing out to one new employee. I saw, and continue to see,…
  • Sep 26

    Tax Protesting: A Bad Idea No Matter How One Views It

    Tax Protesting: A Bad Idea No Matter How One Views It
    More than two and a half years ago, in Tax Advice With No Teeth, I pointed out that one of the risks encountered by tax protesters who rely on advice from people who are not tax professionals and who know little to nothing about tax. When tax…
Rank this Week: 540

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Fort Worth Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy, debt and foreclosures. By Lee Law Firm, PLLC.

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Oct 1

    How to Improve Credit Post-Bankruptcy

    How to Improve Credit Post-Bankruptcy
    When making the decision to file bankruptcy, you need to be sure that it is the best option for your financial circumstances. Working closely with a qualified bankruptcy attorney helps ensure you get the results you deserve by lowering or…
  • Sep 24

    What Do Your Credit Cards Say About You?

    What Do Your Credit Cards Say About You?
    Credit card debt is among the most common sources of debt among Americans today. While many manage to keep their credit use in check, many others have multiple cards and outrageous balances. In order to ensure your credit cards are reflecting…
  • Sep 17

    FICO Credit Score Change

    FICO Credit Score Change
    Earlier this month it was announced that the FICO credit scoring system would be rolling out some changes. These new changes were expected to bring some good news to many consumers, so what’s the result so far? Mad About Medical Debt…
Rank this Week: 482

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    OECD on Public Enforcement of Corporate Governance in Asia

    OECD on Public Enforcement of Corporate Governance in Asia
    The principles and norms of corporate governance tend to operate through layers. On the one hand, there is the basic legislation, i.e. the Companies Act, SEBI Act and the like. Then there are specific norms in the form of clause 49 of the…
  • Sep 29

    The Indian Supreme Court on Lifting the Corporate Veil

    The Indian Supreme Court on Lifting the Corporate Veil
    In its recent judgment in Balwant Rai Saluja, a three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court has considered a number of important questions relating to when, if ever, it is appropriate to lift the corporate veil. Readers may recall that we had…
  • Sep 23

    “Dual-class” Share Structure

    “Dual-class” Share Structure
    The recent NYSE listing of Alibaba has once again brought to the fore the issue of dual-class share structures, as discussed in this columnin the Economist. Alibaba’s founder and a group of insider shareholders have control rights that…
Rank this Week: 616

Korean Law Blog

Korean Law Blog

Updates on Korean law. By Sean Hayes.

http://www.thekoreanlawblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    Hanwha Korea Loses Battle in New York Court over Forum Non Conveniens Issue

    Hanwha Korea Loses Battle in New York Court over Forum Non Conveniens Issue
    Hanwha Life Insurance, a Korean Insurance company, case against UBS AG was dismissed by a New York court.  We are, likely, to see the case filed in Korea or Hong Kong in the near future. ... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
  • Sep 29

    Korea Contracts Don't Forget the Counter-party: Due Diligence before Executing an Agreement in Korea

    Korea Contracts Don't Forget the Counter-party: Due Diligence before Executing an Agreement in Korea
    We see numerous matters coming before us from parties in the States or Europe that are importing a product from a Korean company.  Of course, the products are either faulty or never come. We,... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
  • Sep 29

    So you Want to Start a Partnership/Joint Venture in Korea?

    So you Want to Start a Partnership/Joint Venture in Korea?
    Business, in Korea, can be profitable and enjoyable.  However, business in Korea can, also, lead you to a jail cell and premature balding. The key to success is to get the Korean joint venture... Korean Law and Business Updates by Sean…
Rank this Week: 478

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

Covers juries, trial consulting, trial skills and litigation advocacy. By Keene Trial Consulting.

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • Oct 1

    Admissibility of brain scans in criminal trial

    Admissibility of brain scans in criminal trial
    It’s been a while since we’ve done an update on neurolaw issues and we think you’ll want to read the entire article upon which this post is based. The article is published in Court Review: Journal of the American Judges…
  • Sep 29

    Simple Jury Persuasion: Should you consider 3-D for your courtroom videos?

    Simple Jury Persuasion: Should you consider 3-D for your courtroom videos?
    Evidence admissibility issues aside, the answer is, “only if you can do it as well as they did in the 3D movie Polar Express”. As it turns out, 3D isn’t that much more impactful than 2D unless it’s done really, really…
  • Sep 26

    Would you prefer a smaller government? Actually, no you would not. 

    Would you prefer a smaller government? Actually, no you would not.&nbsp;
    For a number of years now, we have been asking our mock jurors what role they think government should play in our society and giving them a number of options among which to choose. Most of them say government should play a smaller role…
Rank this Week: 759

Mendel Law Firm Blog

Mendel Law Firm Blog

Covers estate planning.

http://www.mendellawfirm.com/blog/
  • Oct 1

    Investing a Trust

    Investing a Trust
    Trustees do not have an easy job. They are required to invest the assets of a Trust, not according to their own needs and investment goals, but according to the needs and investment goals of the Trust beneficiaries. In most states, how a…
  • Sep 30

    Texas History – Do You Know How Many Different Bat Species Live in Texas?

    Texas History – Do You Know How Many Different Bat Species Live in Texas?
    More species of bats live in Texas than any other part of the United States. There are 32 species of bats in Texas. An estimated 1.5 million of Mexican free-tailed bats dwell under the Congress Avenue bridge in Austin
  • Sep 26

    Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?

    Famous Estates – Legacy Champ or Chump?
    George Orson Welles (1915-1985) – Actor, Director, Producer & Writer Orson Welles was an American actor, director, writer, and producer who worked extensively in theater, radio, and film. Welles most notable theater production was…
Rank this Week: 796

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers class action litigation, fraud, consumer law and shareholder disputes. By DiTommaso Lubin.

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 430

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

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

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    Precedential No. 39: Toothbrush Base Design Lacks Acquired Distinctiveness, Says TTAB, Affirming Refusal

    Precedential No. 39: Toothbrush Base Design Lacks Acquired Distinctiveness, Says TTAB, Affirming Refusal
    The Board affirmed a refusal to register the configuration of the "base assembly" of an electric toothbrush (depicted below), ruling that applicant's evidence of acquired distinctiveness was inadequate. Although applicant's sales figures were…
  • Oct 1

    TTAB Posts October 2014 Hearing Schedule

    TTAB Posts October 2014 Hearing Schedule
    The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled 5 (five) oral hearings for the month of October, as listed below. Except for the first (in Boston), the hearings will be held in the East Wing of the Madison Building, in Alexandria,…
  • Sep 30

    TTABlog Quarterly Index: July - September 2014

    TTABlog Quarterly Index: July - September 2014
    E-mail subscriptions to the TTABlog are available. Just enter your e-mail address in the box on the right to receive a daily update via Feedblitz. You may also follow the blog on Twitter (here). And don't forget to leave your comments! [Note…
Rank this Week: 492

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Covers UK legal stories.

http://www.ehlsolicitors.co.uk/blog/
  • Oct 1

    The sole director/shareholder has died. What happens to the company?

    The sole director/shareholder has died. What happens to the company?
    When a shareholder dies, assuming he or she was the sole shareholder on death, the legal title passes automatically to their personal representatives. The personal representatives will immediately have certain rights in this scenario, for…
  • Oct 1

    National minimum Wage Increase

    National minimum Wage Increase
    The National Minimum Wage increases from £6.31 to £6.50 an hour from today for those over 21. 18 to 20 year olds see an increase to £5.13 with under 18’s being entitled to £3.79 an hour and those on…
  • Sep 30

    We are recruiting at EHL Harrow!

    We are recruiting at EHL Harrow!
    On 1st May 2014 Edward Hands and Lewis opened a new branch on Pinner Road in North Harrow. The new office is in a great location as it is around the corner from North Harrow tube station and easily accessible for all clients whether…
Rank this Week: 817

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Oct 1

    How to Handle Disagreements in the Law Office

    How to Handle Disagreements in the Law Office
    Working together in a law office isn't always rainbows and puppies. There can be some serious dustups, and we all know what that means — somebody's work isn't getting done. We asked a couple of experts from the Association of Legal…
  • Sep 30

    Turn Clients into Client-Advocates: The Brand Experience

    Turn Clients into Client-Advocates: The Brand Experience
    Research suggests that life experiences, not material things, are the key to happiness. Nonetheless, by and large people still choose to spend more of their money on material items because they believe they’re of greater value. After…
  • Sep 29

    Resigned to Being in the Rut?

    Resigned to Being in the Rut?
    Lawyers can easily find themselves, very early in their careers, in a predicament of epic proportions. It happens when you don’t know what to do next, and end up in a rut — a long, deep track made by the repeated passage of the…
Rank this Week: 376

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/
  • Oct 1

    The General Counsel Is Not The Shareholders’ Agent

    The General Counsel Is Not The Shareholders’ Agent
    A recent paper by Adair Morse, Wei Wang, and Serena Wu, Executive Gatekeepers: Useful and Divertible Governance, tackles interesting questions about the the effectiveness of internal gatekeepers and the impact of equity incentives on…
  • Sep 30

    Governor Signs Bill Narrowing Grounds For Business Entity Reinstatement

    Governor Signs Bill Narrowing Grounds For Business Entity Reinstatement
    Over the years, I’ve received several calls asking what can be done when a business entity has been wrongfully terminated.  Answering this question became a bit easier in 2006 with the enactment of AB 2588 (Runner) which authorized…
  • Sep 29

    1, 2 or 3 Years? How Should Boards Decide The Frequency Of Say-On-Pay Votes?

    1, 2 or 3 Years? How Should Boards Decide The Frequency Of Say-On-Pay Votes?
    Although the initial ruckus over how to determine the outcome of executive compensation say-on-frequency votes has subsided, I still maintain that the Securities and Exchange Commission botched the rule (§240.14a-21(b)).  More…
Rank this Week: 738

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Sep 30

    "More on LLCs as Non-Signatories of Operating Agreements . . ."

    &quot;More on LLCs as Non-Signatories of Operating Agreements . . .&quot;
    From Joan Heminway. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Sep 30

    The need for proxy advisor reform

    The need for proxy advisor reform
    David Katz on the problems posed by the rise of proxy advisors: Commentators have for years lamented the undue influence of proxy advisory firms in corporate elections. James R. Copland of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Sep 30

    Are people organized as corporations entitled to constitutional rights?

    Are people organized as corporations entitled to constitutional rights?
    Ilya Somin discusses the titular question. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 479

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Sep 30

    Tip of the month: Prioritize strategic goals, focusing first on your best client

    Tip of the month: Prioritize strategic goals, focusing first on your best client
    In today’s challenging marketplace, it is more important than ever for law firms to prioritize relentlessly and do the most valuable things first. Client satisfaction must always come first. As Tom Clay of Altman Weil has noted,…
  • Sep 23

    Book excerpt: What should law firms do to improve profitability and LPM? (Part 1 of 4)

    Book excerpt: What should law firms do to improve profitability and LPM? (Part 1 of 4)
    This series was adapted from my new book Client Value and Law Firm Profitability, which will be published in a few weeks. This research was designed to help lawyers make the best possible decisions about how to adapt to a...
  • Sep 16

    Case Study: Update on LPM’s benefits at Bilzin Sumberg (Part 2 of 2)

    Case Study: Update on LPM’s benefits at Bilzin Sumberg (Part 2 of 2)
    Jose Ferrer is a commercial litigation partner at Bilzin Sumberg who has an extensive practice in international disputes and arbitration. As noted in Part 1 of this post, a majority of Bilzin Sumberg’s partners completed our three-month…
Rank this Week: 373

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • Sep 30

    Another Smil Mistake

    Another Smil Mistake
    Craig Morris writes another  long debunking article pointing out some mistakes in something Vaclav Smil wrote about the German Energiewende. Morris points out more than five errors. But there is also is this extraordinary claim by…
  • Sep 29

    The Hammelburg Story

    The Hammelburg Story
    This story is showing in German right now at the website of Hans-Josef Fell, the former Green member of Parliament who was one of the author of the German feed-in tariff. It is about the experience of the small town of Hammelburg. It has a…
  • Sep 28

    Book Review: Star’s Reach, by John Michael Greer

    Book Review: Star’s Reach, by John Michael Greer
    Link to Kindle version. This is one of the best global warming fiction books I have read. It is set in what is left of the United States a couple of hundred years in the future. All the fossil fuel is burnt, all the ice is gone, sea levels…
Rank this Week: 412

Journal of the Patent and…

Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society

Covers patents, trademarks, and copyrights.

http://jptos.org
Rank this Week: 853