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InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    Does it make sense?

    Does it make sense?
    Last week, we noted the curious case of Joaquin Shadow Rams, who seems to have made a habit of collecting on life insurance policies he took out on family members (one hesitates to use the phrase "loved ones"). Last we heard, he was on trial…
  • Mar 23

    ObamaCare #Winning Update

    ObamaCare #Winning Update
    Our good friend Holly R tips us to some interesting, if obvious, ACA-related news:■ Ohio Senator Rob Portman points out that, under The ObamaTax, not only was the claim that "if you like your insurance you can keep it" a lie, but that…
  • Mar 23

    Health Wonk Review: AHCA Aye or Nay Edition

    Health Wonk Review: AHCA Aye or Nay Edition
    Louise Norris once again lends her deft touch to crafting an interesting, issue-centric Health Wonk Review, this time focused on TrumpCare, er, the AHCA.Don't miss it!Original content copyright © InsureBlog
Rank this Week: 601

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Waks and Barnett P.A. Blog

Covers cruise ship injuries, illnesses and accidents.

http://cruiselawyers.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    Florida Man Overboard From Carnival Victory Cruise Ship

    Florida Man Overboard From Carnival Victory Cruise Ship
    News reports, like this one in the Daily Mail, show that the U.S. Coast Guard is searching for Florida man who fell overboard from the eighth deck of the Carnival Victory cruise ship off the coast of Cuba. Brandon Paul of Floral City fell off…
  • Feb 27

    Missing Wife Still Alive?

    Missing Wife Still Alive?
    As reported in the Irish Independent… Monday February 27, 2017 “The Dublin-based IT consultant in prison in Italy on suspicion of murdering his wife during a Mediterranean cruise believes she is still alive and is either in…
  • Feb 10

    Concerned About A Cruise Ship Accident?

    Concerned About A Cruise Ship Accident?
    If you were injured on a cruise vacation, you’ve probably had questions, including: — was it an accident? — was I at fault or was the cruise line or their employees at fault? — can I get financial compensation for my…
Rank this Week: 725

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    The Lawyer's Weekly: Social Media Postings Creating a Litigation 'Gold Mine'

    The Lawyer's Weekly: Social Media Postings Creating a Litigation 'Gold Mine'
    BY SIMRAN BAKSHI, ASSOCIATE LAWYERI was recently interviewed by Lawyer's Weekly correspondent Kim Arnott regarding the impact that social media can have in family law litigation.Given the nature of issues presented in family law, it is really…
  • Mar 23

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law Toronto for Thursday March 23, 2017.Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.Ontario strictly requires that a Will be signed by the person making the will and be witnessed by two people who are not…
  • Mar 22

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday March 22, 2017.Today we are talking about Family Law.The property rights of common law spouses upon separation are not governed by any Ontario statute.Common law spouses may still advance…
Rank this Week: 501

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 515

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Mar 24

    If you care about the future of abortion rights, now is a good time to worry

    If you care about the future of abortion rights, now is a good time to worry
    Business Insider (March 21, 2017): If you care about the future of abortion rights, now is a good time to worry, by Jessie B. Hill: Although there is no immediate threat to Roe v. Wade, Professor Jessie Hill discusses why...
  • Mar 23

    Mississippi Drops Defense of Admitting Privilege Requirement; Litigation on OB/GYN Requirement Continue

    Mississippi Drops Defense of Admitting Privilege Requirement; Litigation on OB/GYN Requirement Continue
    Rewire (March 21, 2017): Mississippi Finally Stops Defending Clinic Shutdown Law, by Jessica Mason Pieklo: Eight months after the Supreme Court's decision in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, Mississippi dropped its defense of an admitting…
  • Mar 21

    Women Wore 'Handmaid's Tale' Robes to the Texas Senate

    Women Wore 'Handmaid's Tale' Robes to the Texas Senate
    Huffington Post (March 20, 2017): Women Wore 'Handmaid's Tale' Robes to the Texas Senate, by Catherine Pearson: On Monday, a group of women arrived at the Texas Senate Chambers wearing red robes and white bonnets as a nod to characters...
Rank this Week: 608

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXXVIX

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXXVIX
    Because of this blog, our China lawyers get a fairly steady stream of China law questions from readers, mostly via emails but occasionally via blog comments as well. If we were to conduct research on all the questions we get asked and then…
  • Mar 23

    China Policy: READ IT

    China Policy: READ IT
    Foreign Policy Magazine just came out with an exceptionally clear-headed, exceptionally valuable article on the derivations/influences of China’s foreign policy, entitled (in part and when you see the full title you will probably…
  • Mar 22

    China Trademarks: So-So Vibration

    China Trademarks: So-So Vibration
    The Boston-based hamburger chain Wahlburgers, founded by Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg and his brothers, recently announced plans to open three restaurants in China, with an ambitious goal of opening up to 100 restaurants in China over the…
Rank this Week: 713

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/
  • Mar 24

    What Sort of Tax or Fee Will Hawaii Use to Fix Its Highways?

    What Sort of Tax or Fee Will Hawaii Use to Fix Its Highways?
    Hawaii has a problem. According to this report, its State Highway Fund is $100 million short of what is needed to keep its highways in functional condition. Of course, Hawaii is not alone when it comes to highway funding. Almost every state…
  • Mar 22

    Tax Return Preparation as a Side Job

    Tax Return Preparation as a Side Job
    Though from time to time I find material for this blog when I watch television court shows, there are far more shows and episodes than I’ve had an opportunity to view. A reader sent me a link to an episode of Judge Faith, a show that I…
  • Mar 20

    Commas and (Tax) Statute

    Commas and (Tax) Statute
    One of the key ingredients of tax law practice is the ability to parse statutes. As I tell my students, sometimes the answer is in the statute, and if it isn’t, the statute should guide the analytical path to an answer, if there is…
Rank this Week: 752

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Mar 24

    Patent Cases Up Significantly in the Northern District of Illinoi

    Patent Cases Up Significantly in the Northern District of Illinoi
    While the rest of the country saw a year-over-year drop in patent cases during 2016, the Northern District saw an increase. According to the excellent data from Docket Navigator, the Northern District’s share of patent cases nearly…
  • Mar 22

    Court Stays Case Pending IPR & CBM Petitions, Pre-Institution

    Court Stays Case Pending IPR & CBM Petitions, Pre-Institution
    T-Rex Prop. AB v. Adaptive Micro Sys., LLC, No. 16 C 5667, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jan. 26, 2017) (Kendall, J.). Judge Kendall granted defendant Adaptive Micro Systems’ (“Adaptive”) motion to stay plaintiff T-Rex’s patent…
  • Mar 20

    Fiduciary Shield Doctrine Does Not Prevent Suit Against Companies Sole Owner / Manager

    Fiduciary Shield Doctrine Does Not Prevent Suit Against Companies Sole Owner / Manager
    Deckers Outdoor Corp. v. Australian Leather Pty. Ltd., No. 16 C 3676, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jan. 25, 2017) (Shah, J.). Judge Shah denied individual defendant’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2) motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction…
Rank this Week: 400

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 762

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

Marketing advice for law firms. From Jennifer Campbell of Integrity Marketing Solutions (IMS).

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Mar 24

    Consistency Counts for Law Firm Marketing Metrics Too

    Consistency Counts for Law Firm Marketing Metrics Too
    Extremes are the enemies of effectiveness when it comes to tracking marketing data. Looking at metrics without any consistency can present a distorted picture that leaves marketing efforts vulnerable to decisions based on data that, while…
  • Mar 23

    The Estate Planning Attorney’s Swiss Army Knife: Blog

    The Estate Planning Attorney’s Swiss Army Knife: Blog
    To rise above the competitive noise on the web, law firm marketing must constantly create a strong presence. To do that, you need fresh content, regularly refreshed content, relevant content, keywords and topics that matter to your prospects…
  • Mar 22

    Consistency Builds Trust, Even Among Robots: Name, Address, Phone Number

    Consistency Builds Trust, Even Among Robots: Name, Address, Phone Number
    Law firm marketing for estate planning practices is all about building trust. People come to estate planning attorneys to solve problems, alleviate worries, and map out the most personal parts of their lives: their family, financial assets…
Rank this Week: 963

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/
  • Mar 24

    Need a Break? Visit our “Deal Cube Museum”

    Need a Break? Visit our “Deal Cube Museum”
    Need a break? Don’t check your NCAA bracket – you’ll only get depressed.  Visit our “Deal Cube Museum” instead.  We’ve got prime artifacts from some of the great – and maybe…
  • Mar 23

    Delaware: Director Self-Interest Cleansed through Stockholder Vote

    Delaware: Director Self-Interest Cleansed through Stockholder Vote
    This Fried Frank memo reviews Vice Chancellor Laster’s recent decision in Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc. Stockholder Litigation (Del. Ch.; 3/17) – which held that the ability to “cleanse” transactions through a…
  • Mar 22

    Inbound US M&A: The Glass is Half Full

    Inbound US M&A: The Glass is Half Full
    This Dentons memo reviews the outlook for inbound US M&A for 2017, and concludes that the glass is half full: With 2016’s roaring inbound M&A market in mind, what can we expect in terms of inbound M&A in 2017? For now, most…
Rank this Week: 799

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 784

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Mar 24

    Clayton Confirmation: Make America’s Capital Markets Great Again

    Clayton Confirmation: Make America’s Capital Markets Great Again
    Yesterday, the Senate held a confirmation hearing on Jay Clayton’s nomination to serve as SEC Chair.  In his opening statement, Jay touched on some of his priorities – and improving…
  • Mar 23

    “Hasta La Vista” T+3: SEC Adopts T+2 Settlement

    “Hasta La Vista” T+3: SEC Adopts T+2 Settlement
    Yesterday, the SEC adopted an amendment to Rule 15c6-1(a) mandating a T+2 settlement cycle.  Here’s the 146-page adopting release.  The amendment prohibits a broker-dealer from effecting – or entering…
  • Mar 22

    Board Gender Diversity: Good for Busine

    Board Gender Diversity: Good for Busine
    This blog from “The Conference Board” reports the results of a recent study on the impact of gender diversity on boards.  Here’s a summary of the conclusions: Among the findings in the report, the authors concluded that…
Rank this Week: 770

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Mar 24

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    Construction Fails. The post Friday Fun appeared first on pissd.com.
  • Mar 23

    4 Home Security Strategies That Don’t Work & What to Do Instead

    4 Home Security Strategies That Don’t Work & What to Do Instead
    A burglary occurs every 20 seconds, according to the latest annual crime report from the FBI. To protect your home properly, you need to think like a criminal. If you are currently using any of the following common security measures,…
  • Mar 22

    Cracking the Parking Lot Accident Code

    Cracking the Parking Lot Accident Code
    Unfortunately, highway crashes receive a lot more attention compared to parking lot accidents as they often include high speed, overwhelming damages, severe injuries, and even death. The lack of high speed often provides drivers with a false…
Rank this Week: 530

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

A carnival of news and information about culture, law, music, technology and research. By Grace Lee.

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • Mar 24

    Links for 2017-03-23 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-03-23 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Mar 20

    Links for 2017-03-19 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-03-19 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Mar 17

    Links for 2017-03-16 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-03-16 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
Rank this Week: 859

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    Considering Rent Repayment Orders and the Council Officer

    Considering Rent Repayment Orders and the Council Officer
    Regular readers will know as an enforcement officer I have never been a fan of prosecution under the Protection from Eviction Act for harassment and illegal eviction. Simply because in the vast majority of cases the criminal judiciary…
  • Mar 23

    Recovering the deposit after a fixed term surrender

    Recovering the deposit after a fixed term surrender
    This is a question to the blog clinic from Sandy (not his real name) who is a tenant. Hi, I have surrendered the AST in the fixed term and requested the deposit to pay back to the landlord. Now he is refusing to return the deposit. Do I have…
  • Mar 22

    Tenancy Agreements 33 days of tips – Day 11 – The Property

    Tenancy Agreements 33 days of tips – Day 11 – The Property
    Describing the property correctly in the tenancy agreement This sounds obvious but you need to be careful. If you get a court order for possession, you don’t want the bailiffs to evict the people living next door! Put the full address,…
Rank this Week: 551

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Mar 23

    "Rowan County prayer lawsuit returns to 4th Circuit Court of Appeals"

    "Rowan County prayer lawsuit returns to 4th Circuit Court of Appeals"
    "Rowan County prayer lawsuit returns to 4th Circuit Court of Appeals": Josh Bergeron of The Salisbury (N.C.) Post has this report. And Alanna Durkin Richer of The Associated Press reports that "Court asks who should lead prayer before…
  • Mar 23

    "Gorsuch on Chevron deference"

    "Gorsuch on Chevron deference"
    "Gorsuch on Chevron deference": Eric Posner has this blog post today.
  • Mar 23

    "Democrats Plan to Filibuster to Thwart Gorsuch Nomination"

    "Democrats Plan to Filibuster to Thwart Gorsuch Nomination"
    "Democrats Plan to Filibuster to Thwart Gorsuch Nomination": Matt Flegenheimer, Charlie Savage, and Adam Liptak will have this article in Friday's edition of The New York Times. And Robert Barnes, Ed O'Keefe, and Ann E. Marimow of The…
Rank this Week: 773

Verdict

Verdict

Provides legal analysis and commentary on topical legal news and cases.

http://verdict.justia.com/
Rank this Week: 868

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 911

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 701

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

Covers drunk driving laws, news and false evidence. By Lawrence Taylor.

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    San Diego Begins Using Mouth Swabs to Detect Drugged Driver

    San Diego Begins Using Mouth Swabs to Detect Drugged Driver
    I’ve been writing for some time now that roadside drug tests for suspected DUI of drugs stops are not far off. The increase in drug usage and the growing acceptance of marijuana has law enforcement agencies and law makers clamoring for…
  • Mar 15

    Utah Lawmakers Vote to Lower State’s BAC Limit to 0.05

    Utah Lawmakers Vote to Lower State’s BAC Limit to 0.05
    Utah could soon have the lowest blood alcohol content limit in the country after the state’s lawmakers voted to lower the threshold for driving to 0.05 percent. Currently in California, as well as the rest of the country, the legal…
  • Mar 8

    Can I Expunge a California DUI Conviction?

    Can I Expunge a California DUI Conviction?
    A very common question people have when they are arrested on suspicion of a California DUI is, “Will this be on my criminal record and, if so, for how long?” Unfortunately, if the person is convicted, the answer is “yes and…
Rank this Week: 769

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • Mar 23

    Oil Mining Schedule Altcoin

    Oil Mining Schedule Altcoin
    Can blockchain technology contribute to solving global warming? One existing idea is Solarcoin. This is an altcoin project which sits around $4.2 million market cap right now (rank 62 at this moment). The idea is: People generating solar…
  • Mar 13

    EU Bitcoin Legislation

    EU Bitcoin Legislation
    Kevin Helms at bitcoin.com reports on developments at the European Parliament on Bitcoin legislation. This may be bad news. A Committee Report on the proposal for revising the money laundering directive was published on March 9. Authors of…
  • Mar 12

    Oil Companies as Scorpion

    Oil Companies as Scorpion
    Chris Nelder pointed me to this column by Ed Crooks, as a part of our discussion on Phaseout Profit. It’s titled “Cooperation Impossible” and states that there is not much hope for American oil producers to cooperate with…
Rank this Week: 487

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm.

http://www.angelreyesblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    Does Your Immigration Status Matter if You Have Been Injured in a Car Wreck?

    Does Your Immigration Status Matter if You Have Been Injured in a Car Wreck?
    Does the immigration status of someone injured in a car accident prohibit the person from filing a lawsuit to recover for damages? No. The United States Constitution guarantees all “persons” due process, regardless of immigration…
  • Mar 21

    Washington Drivers Banned from Hand-Held Device

    Washington Drivers Banned from Hand-Held Device
    A Washington state measure to ban holding a phone while driving passed in the House a day after a similar measure passed in the Senate. House Bill 1371 received a 52-45 vote in the Democratic-controlled House Tuesday. Democratic Rep. Jessyn…
  • Mar 14

    Daylight Savings Time Causing Drivers to “Spring Forward” into Wreck

    Daylight Savings Time Causing Drivers to “Spring Forward” into Wreck
    Have you ever thought about the possibility that daylight saving time might actually be dangerous? When the clocks spring forward and fall back each year, although only by an hour, research suggests it may take days to adjust to the time…
Rank this Week: 524

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    Why the Democrats are in a win-win situation by filibusetering

    Why the Democrats are in a win-win situation by filibusetering
    Let me say at the outset that I strongly support filibustering the nomination of Judge Gorsuch to join the Supreme Court.  Part of the reason is that I regard his appointment as filling a "stolen seat."  Part of it is that I thought…
  • Mar 20

    Gorsuch/Garland: Is the Supreme Court a “Majoritarian” Institution?

    Gorsuch/Garland: Is the Supreme Court a “Majoritarian” Institution?
               The fact that it is Judge Gorsuch, rather than Judge Garland, for whom confirmation hearings are now underway prompts a return to the question of whether the Supreme Court is…
  • Mar 18

    The Tragedy of the Medicaid Expansion (Part III)

    The Tragedy of the Medicaid Expansion (Part III)
    As far as I can tell, legal treatises and casebook chapters on federalism do not discuss race and my colleagues interested in critical race theory tell me not much is said in that literature about federalism.  That seems a shame, for…
Rank this Week: 703

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 845

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Covers auto accidents in Georgia.

http://www.awjlaw.com/Marietta-Personal-Injury-Blog.aspx
  • Mar 23

    Medical Malpractice Claims in Marietta, GA

    Medical Malpractice Claims in Marietta, GA
    Do you live in Marietta, Kennesaw, Smyrna, or Woodstock, or one of the surrounding areas and have you recently been injured by a doctor or other medical professional? If so, our firm may be able to help you obtain the compensation you…
  • Mar 22

    Rush Hour Traffic Safety

    Rush Hour Traffic Safety
    The metro-Atlanta and Marietta areas are well known high-traffic areas. If you combine the more than 5 million people occupying the metro area with the millions more traveling through the city or visiting, it’s not surprising that…
  • Mar 20

    Social Media's Effect on Personal Injury Claim

    Social Media's Effect on Personal Injury Claim
    Most of our cell phones are only an arm’s length away at any given time. Within seconds we can be connected to the outside world through the web – and typically social media. But what many people fail to realize is that…
Rank this Week: 872

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 742

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Third Circuit.

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    Right to Fair and Impartial Trial Applies to Bench Trial

    Right to Fair and Impartial Trial Applies to Bench Trial
    In Paul McKernan v. Superintendent Smithfield SCI, 849 F.3d 557, the Third Circuit held that the right to a fair trial applies not only to jury trials, but also to bench trials.  This right cannot be waived. Therefore, a bench trial…
  • Mar 22

    Third Circuit reverses obstruction of justice enhancement where failure to appear for trial was not "willful"

    Third Circuit reverses obstruction of justice enhancement where failure to appear for trial was not "willful"
    United States v. Kenneth R. Douglas, Docket No. 15-1754 (3d Cir. Feb. 22, 2017)Defendant Kenneth Douglas was an airport employee who used his position and security clearance to help traffic more than 450 kilograms of cocaine from California…
  • Mar 22

    Third Circuit adopts "listening post" theory for wiretap intercepts under Title III

    Third Circuit adopts "listening post" theory for wiretap intercepts under Title III
    United States v. Dominique Jackson, Docket No. 14-3712 (3d Cir. Feb. 24, 2017)Defendant Dominique Jackson was convicted after trial for conspiracy to distribute cocaine. His primary contention on appeal was that the district court…
Rank this Week: 565

Brain Injury News and Information…

Brain Injury News and Information Blog

Covers brain injury, head injury, concussion, coma, traumatic epilepsy and other brain trauma.

http://braininjury.blogs.com/braininjury/
Rank this Week: 756

Aging & Law in West Virginia

Aging & Law in West Virginia

Features a case of the week. By West Virginia Senior Legal Aid.

http://seniorlegalaid.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    CFPB fines Experian $3M

    CFPB fines Experian $3M
    The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action today against Experian and its subsidiaries for deceiving consumers about the use of credit scores it sold to consumers. Experian claimed the credit scores it marketed and…
  • Feb 3

    Celebrating Black History Month: WV civil rights hero J R Clifford

    Celebrating Black History Month: WV civil rights hero J R Clifford
    "John Robert Clifford was West Virginia’s first African-American attorney, a newspaper publisher, editor and writer, a schoolteacher and principal, a civil rights pioneer, a founding member of the Niagara Movement (forerunner to the…
  • Jan 25

    Update: New Martinsville Ponzi scheme perpetrator sentenced to 10+ year

    Update: New Martinsville Ponzi scheme perpetrator sentenced to 10+ year
    The perpetrator of a massive Ponzi scheme in Wetzel County WV has been sentenced to 10 years and one month in federal prison. Over 800 victims lost over $30 million in the mail fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering scheme we reported here…
Rank this Week: 802

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    A New Book on Tocqueville From Jean-Louis Benoît

    A New Book on Tocqueville From Jean-Louis Benoît
    Newly published: Jean-Louis Benoît, Dictionnaire Tocqueville (Editions Nuvis, 2017). Here is a description of the contents."Je plais à beaucoup de gens d'opinions opposées, non parce qu'ils m'entendent, mais parce…
  • Mar 23

    Rimmer on The Maker Movement: Copyright Law, Remix Culture, and 3D Printing @DrRimmer

    Rimmer on The Maker Movement: Copyright Law, Remix Culture, and 3D Printing @DrRimmer
    Matthew Rimmer, Queensland University of Technology, has published The Maker Movement: Copyright Law, Remix Culture and 3D Printing at 41 The University of Western Australia Law Review 51 (2017). Here is the abstract. 3D printing is a…
  • Mar 22

    Call for Papers, Law and Culture Conference 2017, St. Mary's University, Twickenham

    Call for Papers, Law and Culture Conference 2017, St. Mary's University, Twickenham
    From Thom Giddens, Co-Director, Centre for Law and Culture, St. Mary's UniversityCentre for Law and CultureStMary’s University TwickenhamLaw and Culture Conference 20177th–8th September 2017Call for papers: The Significance of…
Rank this Week: 566

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Mar 23

    President Trump on ISDS (Sort Of)

    President Trump on ISDS (Sort Of)
    OK, not really on ISDS, but touching on ISDS to a very slight degree. Here's what he said a couple days ago: I’ve cleared the way for the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines -- and added a requirement that...
  • Mar 23

    Event on Socio-Legal Methodologies at the University of Warwick

    Event on Socio-Legal Methodologies at the University of Warwick
    From the Centre for Law, Regulation and Governance of the Global Economy (GLOBE) at the University of Warwick: On Tuesday, 16 May 2017, the Centre for Law, Regulation and Governance of the Global Economy (GLOBE) at the University of…
  • Mar 21

    Should the U.S. Have a Model Trade Agreement?

    Should the U.S. Have a Model Trade Agreement?
    This is from Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross at his confirmation hearing (sorry about the all caps -- that's how it was at the link and I don't feel like retyping it): BUT I WOULD HOPE THAT IF CONFIRMED I...
Rank this Week: 717

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    Never think for a minute that Bob Dylan…

    Never think for a minute that Bob Dylan doesn't know exactly what he is doing.[T]here’s always some precedent – most everything is a knockoff of something else. You could have some monstrous vision, or a perplexing idea that you…
  • Mar 21

    We are currently binging on "The…

    We are currently binging on "The Americans", a spy drama about two Soviet plants, a husband and wife, set in the 80's. It's an interesting blend of things-- the spycraft is sometimes over the top, but that stuff is also blended with an…
  • Mar 20

    Chuck Berry invented an art form. His…

    Chuck Berry invented an art form. His genius is undeniable, and as my friend Captain X has observed, it is pretty notable that the America he wrote about was substantially barred to him for most of his life. Also, his catalogue is much…
Rank this Week: 869

Just Appease Me

Just Appease Me

An ADR blawg that discusses mediation, arbitration and other interesting cases. By Valenti Law, P.C.

http://valentilaw.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 994

Larry Bodine Marketing

Larry Bodine Marketing

Covers law firm marketing, including advertising, blogging and sales.

http://www.larrybodine.com/blog
  • Mar 23

    How to Create a Successful Live Tweeting Marketing Strategy

    How to Create a Successful Live Tweeting Marketing Strategy
    Say you're at a law conference and hear a particularly interesting approach to retain returning clients or attract new people to your firm. Or perhaps you're reading the newly released results of a public decision that has ramifications for…
  • Feb 19

    Review Marketing Becomes Top Priority for 2017

    Review Marketing Becomes Top Priority for 2017
    As published in: In a recent episode of “Black Mirror,” now streaming on Netflix, a woman needs a higher rating on her profile to get a better apartment. In every daily interaction, people rate her and she rates them back with…
  • Jan 22

    Get More Clients with Review Marketing

    Get More Clients with Review Marketing
    The next time a new client finds you, it will likely be via a Google search on a cell phone, including the phrase "reviews of..." Almost everyone -- 92% of consumers -- now read online reviews to judge local businesses, according to…
Rank this Week: 920

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Mar 22

    Millions of Papers, Papers for Me

    Millions of Papers, Papers for Me
    Stuck in the 19th Century, the Federal Circuit Rule 30(a) requires appellants to submit six paper copies of the appendix to the briefs. In a recent filing, pro se appellant Urvashi Bhagat asked the court to waive this…
  • Mar 22

    Lexmark Oral Arguments: A Boon to the Sticker Industry?

    Lexmark Oral Arguments: A Boon to the Sticker Industry?
    by Dennis Crouch This is a follow-up on my earlier post on the oral arguments here: The Cost of Getting the Law Right On March 21, 2017, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the patent exhaustion case captioned Impression Prods., Inc. v.…
  • Mar 22

    Supreme Court Cheers on Copyright Separability

    Supreme Court Cheers on Copyright Separability
    by Dennis Crouch Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands (Supreme Court 2017) In a new Copyright decision, the Supreme Court has modified the doctrine of separability that allows for copyright of works of authorship associated with useful…
Rank this Week: 984

Hotel Law Blog

Hotel Law Blog

Covers condo hotels, finance, land use, management agreements, and outlooks and trends. By Jim Butler of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://hotellaw.jmbm.com/
  • Mar 22

    Hotel Lawyer: What’s happening with EB-5 financing for new development projects? Is it still available?

    Hotel Lawyer: What’s happening with EB-5 financing for new development projects? Is it still available?
    22 March 2017 Unless Congress acts in time, a critical part of EB-5 financing will lapse on April 28, 2017 The Regional Center program was enacted in 1991 as a “pilot project.” Since then, it has been renewed or extended many…
  • Feb 22

    Hotel Lawyer: Where is the hospitality industry headed in 2017?

    Hotel Lawyer: Where is the hospitality industry headed in 2017?
    The Lodging Industry Investment Council (LIIC) met in Los Angeles during the American Lodging Investment Summit 2017 and our friends from Hotel News Now (HNN) were on the scene. Some of us were asked by HNN for our take on where the…
  • Feb 1

    Hotel Cybersecurity: What can happen when hackers strike?

    Hotel Cybersecurity: What can happen when hackers strike?
    1 February 2017 Theft of confidential data by hackers is a major threat to businesses worldwide and the hotel industry is no exception. Hoteliers remain vulnerable to hackers seeking confidential information such as guests’ credit card…
Rank this Week: 957

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Mar 22

    FERC Authorizes Train 3 Exports from Cheniere’s Sabine Pass LNG Terminal

    FERC Authorizes Train 3 Exports from Cheniere’s Sabine Pass LNG Terminal
    FERC has issued a letter order authorizing Cheniere Energy to commence liquefaction and export activities from Train 3 of the Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, La.  
  • Mar 22

    Resources Energy’s Proposed Alaska LNG Terminal Cancelled

    Resources Energy’s Proposed Alaska LNG Terminal Cancelled
    KTVA Alaska reports that Japanese-based firm Resources Energy, Inc. (REI) has cancelled its plans to build a small, nearly $1 billion LNG plant at Port MacKenzie, Cook Inlet, Alaska due to low LNG prices.  REI planned to supply LNG to…
  • Mar 15

    NextDecade May Become Public Company

    NextDecade May Become Public Company
    Harmony Merger Corp. (Harmony) and privately held NextDecade, LLC (NextDecade) have announced that they have executed a non-binding letter of intent for a business combination transaction which would result in NextDecade becoming a publicly…
Rank this Week: 732

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 22

    Sheley v. Harrop (Cal. Ct. App. - March 20, 2017)

    Sheley v. Harrop (Cal. Ct. App. - March 20, 2017)
    A full third of this opinion reads like a bench memorandum.  A draft opinion that spells out for the judge what went on below.  Including ten full pages of headings like "Special Motion to Strike," "Respondent's Opposition,"…
  • Mar 21

    Fiduciary Trust Int'l v. Klein (Cal. Ct. App. - March 21, 2017)

    Fiduciary Trust Int'l v. Klein (Cal. Ct. App. - March 21, 2017)
    "This is the latest appeal in a longstanding, particularly acrimonious probate matter involving the Mark Hughes Family Trust (trust). . . . This probate matter has been before us on appeal numerous times over the past decade."Yikes.…
  • Mar 20

    People v. Garcia (Cal. Supreme Ct. - March 20, 2017)

    People v. Garcia (Cal. Supreme Ct. - March 20, 2017)
    It's not as if I don't understand the theory.  Or even, at some level, empathize with it.  It's true that incredibly long footnotes sometimes detract from the flow of an opinion.  I get that.  Trust me.  As a result,…
Rank this Week: 613

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
Rank this Week: 537

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

Covers health law and nursing law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 470

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Lee Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and financial news. By Lee Law Firm, PLLC.

http://leebankruptcy.com/bankruptcy_blog/
  • Mar 22

    Student Loan Debt In Bankruptcy

    Student Loan Debt In Bankruptcy
    Although, other unsecured debts such as your personal loans, medical bills, credit card debts and so on are automatically discharged when a Chapter 13 bankruptcy is filed, your student loan (which is also an unsecured debt) is…
  • Mar 8

    Dallas Fort Worth Spring Break Fun

    Dallas Fort Worth Spring Break Fun
    It’s that time of year when the days begin to get longer and the sun shines hotter. Spring Break is a fun time for families at it signals the school year is wrapping up. Soon summer will be here! Here are some Dallas Fort Worth Spring…
  • Feb 22

    Reputable Tax Deductible Charity Donation

    Reputable Tax Deductible Charity Donation
    Donating to charity is always a positive thing. A separate benefit is a deduction on your tax liability total. As tax filing deadline approaches you may be considering making a donation this year. Unfortunately, not all charities put donation…
Rank this Week: 503

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 644

Psychology and Mental Health Law…

Psychology and Mental Health Law Blog

Covers health law, psychology and mental health law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://mentalhealthlawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 484

Massage Therapy Law Blog

Massage Therapy Law Blog

By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://massagelawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 806