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The Legal Chronicle

The Legal Chronicle

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

https://www.legal-chronicle.com/
  • Aug 9

    Security Failure? 1 Injured in Houston Shopping Center Shooting

    Security Failure? 1 Injured in Houston Shopping Center Shooting
    Could This Houston Parking Lot Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News A shooting outside a Houston shopping center reportedly left one man seriously injured Friday night, July 21, 2017. According to CW39 News, the shooting occurred…
  • Aug 8

    Security Failure? 3 Injured in Deja Vu Nightclub Shooting

    Security Failure? 3 Injured in Deja Vu Nightclub Shooting
    Could This South Akron Hookah Bar Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News Three people were reportedly shot and injured outside Deja Vu Nightlub and Hookah Lounge in Akron early Friday morning, July 28, 2017. According to the Akron…
  • Aug 8

    Security Failure? Man Injured in Fox Glove Apartment Shooting, Richmond

    Security Failure? Man Injured in Fox Glove Apartment Shooting, Richmond
    Could This Richmond Apartment Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News A shooting at the Fox Glove apartment complex in Richmond reportedly left one man critically injured Monday morning, July 31, 2017. According to WKYT News, the shooting…
Rank this Week: 333

Seattle Trademark Lawyer

Seattle Trademark Lawyer

Covers trademark law developments from Seattle and beyond. By Michael Atkins.

http://seattletrademarklawyer.com/
  • Aug 9

    Floodgates on "Offensive" Trademarks Not Open Yet

    Floodgates on "Offensive" Trademarks Not Open Yet
    Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act bars registration of trademarks that may “disparage” persons, institutions, beliefs, or national symbols, or bring them into “contempt, or disrepute” (the “disparagement”…
  • May 16

    Best IP Practices for the Small Business Owner

    Best IP Practices for the Small Business Owner
    I often get trademark and copyright questions from startups or small business owners. Though one size doesn’t fit all, there are some common things to think about when getting your IP house in order. 1. Consider registering your…
  • Apr 18

    Mastering Specimens of Use: Tricky, but Essential

    Mastering Specimens of Use: Tricky, but Essential
    Proving up trademark use to the USPTO’s satisfaction can be tricky. It needn’t be, but it’s not always intuitive, which can lead to mistakes. The first thing to remember is that the proof of use — called the…
Rank this Week: 357

Second Opinions

Second Opinions

Covers the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and its opinions. By Sanford Hausler.

http://secondopinions.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 9

    Checking the boxe

    Checking the boxe
    In McLeod v. The Jewish Center of the Blind, the pro se plaintiff had brought a discrimination action, but had failed to check the boxes on the form discrimination complaint indicating that, in addition to seeking relief under Title VII, she…
  • May 12

    Value of a rescission claim

    Value of a rescission claim
    The Second Circuit, in a claim brought under the Magnuson-Moss Warranty -- Federal Trade Commission Improvement Act, held that the value of a contract, without offset, is the amount in controversy for purposes of a rescission claim that was…
  • Apr 5

    Adequate Notice under Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

    Adequate Notice under Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
    In Carlin v. Davidson Fink, the defendant, a law firm engaged in, among other things, the business of debt collection and foreclosure actions, commenced a foreclosure action against the plaintiff.  The defendant attached to the complaint…
Rank this Week: 265

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys…

DuPage County Divorce Attorneys Blog

By Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC.

http://www.mkfmlaw.com/dupageattorney
  • Aug 9

    Sexual Harassment Linked to Middle School Bullying

    Sexual Harassment Linked to Middle School Bullying
    Despite continued public awareness efforts and educational campaigns, sexual harassment continues to be a problem in today’s society. But, where does the root of the problem lie? Is it simply based in misogyny or are there more complex…
  • Aug 2

    Potential Roadblocks to a Successful Adoption

    Potential Roadblocks to a Successful Adoption
    The decision to adopt a child can be one of the most rewarding yet terrifying undertakings of a person’s life. As such, most people do go into the process with an understanding of how difficult and laborious it can be. Still, no one can…
  • Jul 31

    The Pros and Cons of Nesting

    The Pros and Cons of Nesting
    Figuring out living arrangements after a divorce can be complicated. Should the father move out of the marital home or should the mother? Where should the children’s favorite toys or school supplies be located? Most divorced parents…
Rank this Week: 736

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Aug 8

    How to increase new business through active listening (Part 1 of 2)

    How to increase new business through active listening (Part 1 of 2)
    Why is listening hard for so many lawyers? Because you have to talk less. (One of the reasons I am a bit of a fanatic on this topic is that, like many lawyers, I would rather talk than listen.) Many experts say that when you are building…
  • Jul 25

    Seyfarth’s recent layoffs:  Much ado about nothing

    Seyfarth’s recent layoffs:  Much ado about nothing
    The LPM sky is not falling. In fact, we predict that a few years from now almost no one will remember the Seyfarth hiccup.  The firms that will be healthiest will be the ones that have given clients what they are asking for: LPM, LPM,…
  • Jul 11

    Legal project management and business development (Part 2 of 2)

    Legal project management and business development (Part 2 of 2)
    By Jim Hassett and Jonathan Groner Stuart J.T. Dodds is director of global pricing and LPM at Baker McKenzie, one of the largest law firms in the world, with over 4,500 lawyers and 77 offices in 47 countries. Dodds is...
Rank this Week: 739

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Aug 8

    NIEUW BOEK CARIBISCH RECHTSPERSONENRECHT

    NIEUW BOEK CARIBISCH RECHTSPERSONENRECHT
    Kort begrip van het Nederlands Caribisch Rechtspersonenrecht . . Het rechtspersonenrecht in de Caribische delen van het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden heeft de afgelopen jaren een belangrijke ontwikkeling doorgemaakt. Dat geldt in het bijzonder…
  • Jul 1

    ENQUETE OVERHEIDSVENNOOTSCHAPPEN CURACAO

    ENQUETE OVERHEIDSVENNOOTSCHAPPEN CURACAO
    Kernoverwegingen beschikking Hof van 13 juni 2017 Op 13 juni 2017 heeft het Gemeenschappelijk Hof van Justitie te Curaçao een beschikking gewezen in de enquêteprocedure die door het openbaar ministerie was aangespannen tegen…
  • May 26

    NIEUW BOEK STAATSRECHT ARUBA, CURACAO EN SINT MAARTEN

    NIEUW BOEK STAATSRECHT ARUBA, CURACAO EN SINT MAARTEN
    Bundel adviezen tussentijdse ontbinding Staten van Aruba, Curaçao en St. Maarten . In dit door prof.mr Lodewijk Rogier en mr Karel Frielink verzorgde boek zijn de belangrijkste adviezen gebundeld die de afgelopen jaren zijn gegeven…
Rank this Week: 755

Death Care Law Blog

Death Care Law Blog

Covers laws relating to pre-need and death care compliance, serving banks, funeral homes, crematories, and cemetaries. By William Stalter.

http://www.deathcarelaw.com/
  • Aug 8

    Missouri’s Executive Order No. 17-03: Going on Record

    Missouri’s Executive Order No. 17-03: Going on Record
    As we had suggested in a prior post, the Missouri State Board of Embalmers is acting to facilitate the directives of Executive Order No. 17-03 before the Board’s member vacancies are addressed.  Public hearings have been scheduled…
  • Jul 25

    Missouri Rule Rollback: How to Start the Process?

    Missouri Rule Rollback: How to Start the Process?
    Despite lacking sufficient members to take official actions, the Missouri State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors met last week to discuss Executive Order 17-03.  As we reported back in January (Missouri Rule Rollback), the Order…
  • Jul 17

    The $64 Million Dollar Question: Is the Money there?

    The $64 Million Dollar Question: Is the Money there?
    While the Missouri State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors’ Complaint against the Missouri Funeral Trust alleges the program has failed to maintain adequate records, documents and oversight, funeral directors want to know…
Rank this Week: 857

Arkansas Injury Lawyer Blog

Arkansas Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers boat accidents, motorcycle accident, and nursing home abuse in Arkansas. By Pfeifer Law Firm.

http://www.arkansasinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 8

    Hit-and-Run Accidents in Arkansas Leave Victims Struggling to Rebuild Shattered Live

    Hit-and-Run Accidents in Arkansas Leave Victims Struggling to Rebuild Shattered Live
    Far too many families struggle from the emotional and financial burden that a hit-and-run accident may cause a family. I’ve talked with loved ones who have no idea how to recover emotionally or financially from the long-lasting effects…
  • Jul 12

    Criminal Charges in Truck Accidents in Arkansas Don’t Negate Personal Injury Claim

    Criminal Charges in Truck Accidents in Arkansas Don’t Negate Personal Injury Claim
    Many victims are under the false impression that if a driver is charged with a crime because of their involvement in a truck accident in Arkansas, that the injured individuals cannot seek financial compensation via a personal injury claim.…
  • Jul 10

    Who is to Blame for Motorcycle Accidents in Arkansas?

    Who is to Blame for Motorcycle Accidents in Arkansas?
    If you or a family member has been injured in a motorcycle accident in Arkansas, chances are the last thing on your mind is the machinations of the state’s legal system. You’re pouring all your effort into recovering from your…
Rank this Week: 942

New York Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense

Provides New York criminal law updates and commentary. By Easton Thompson Kasperek.

http://newyorkcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 8

    Challenging the assumption that an innocent person would not plead guilty

    Challenging the assumption that an innocent person would not plead guilty
    I recently challenged on appeal the validity of my client’s guilty plea based on my client’s questionable mental capacity and ability to understand the plea bargaining process. Ignoring the import of my client’s diminished…
  • Jul 23

    Discovery of Search Warrant

    Discovery of Search Warrant
    by Jill Paperno,Author of "Representing the Accused: A Practical Guide to Criminal Defense"Often prosecutors do not provide us with search warrants and related documents in our initial discovery packets.  Although there is no particular…
  • May 28

    Under SORA Guidelines, Grooming and Promoting a Relationship are Two Different Concept

    Under SORA Guidelines, Grooming and Promoting a Relationship are Two Different Concept
    byJill Paperno,Author of "Representing the Accused: A Practical Guide to Criminal Defense"During SORA hearings, our clients often face the claim that they established or promoted a relationship for the purpose of victimizing the complainant.…
Rank this Week: 984

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 8

    Is an Arbitration Agreement Enforceable After I Die?

    Is an Arbitration Agreement Enforceable After I Die?
    Legal agreements governing medical and nursing home care are an often overlooked estate planning issue. If you have a relative that requires 24-hour nursing care, you need to be aware of how certain actions may affect his or her legal rights.…
  • Jul 14

    How Different Powers of Attorney Can Affect Your Legal Right

    How Different Powers of Attorney Can Affect Your Legal Right
    There is an important distinction in estate planning between a power of attorney for financial affairs and an advance directive, also known as a power of attorney for health care. Both documents fulfill a similar purpose – appointing an…
  • Jul 13

    How California’s New “Digital Estate Planning” Law Affects You

    How California’s New “Digital Estate Planning” Law Affects You
    For previous generations, disposing of your property at death meant dealing with physical assets and intangible wealth such as cash or stocks. Today we also need to think about digital assets as part of our estate planning. Just think about…
Rank this Week: 915

In the Weeds

In the Weeds

Covers cannabis law and businesses. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://cannabislaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Aug 8

    Update on Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Practitioner Registry

    Update on Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Practitioner Registry
    A few weeks ago, I blogged about the establishment of the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program’s Practitioner Registry. As I noted there, having doctors registered and approved to certify patients as medical marijuana cardholders…
  • Aug 2

    Senator Cory Booker Introduces The Marijuana Justice Act of 2017

    Senator Cory Booker Introduces The Marijuana Justice Act of 2017
    Yesterday, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced the Marijuana Justice Act of 2017.  The bill, which Senator Booker first announced on Twitter and then described more fully on Facebook Live, aims to end the federal prohibition on…
  • Jul 27

    Pennsylvania Announces Practitioner Registry for Medical Marijuana Program

    Pennsylvania Announces Practitioner Registry for Medical Marijuana Program
    In a July 26, 2017 Press Release, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced the opening of its Practitioner Registry. This marks the next critical step in implementing Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program, which the DOH…
Rank this Week: 790

North Carolina Business Litigation…

North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Reports on judicial decisions of significance to business and shareholders. By Mack Sperling of Brooks Pierce LLP.

http://www.ncbusinesslitigationreport.com/
Rank this Week: 824

Raleigh Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Raleigh Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Nagle & Associates.

http://www.naglefirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 545

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 8

    Admin: Summer Break

    Admin: Summer Break
    This blog will be quiet for a little while!
  • Aug 8

    Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria

    Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria
    Fire Risk Reduction Assessment of Vulnerable Displaced Syrian Populations and Host Community in Lebanon (Save the Children, July 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]Fitting Aid to Context: Community Experiences of Aid Delivery in Northern Syria…
  • Aug 7

    Regional Focus: America

    Regional Focus: America
    Dangerous Territory: Mexico Still Not Safe for Refugees (Human Rights First, July 2017) [text]"El Salvadoran Asylum Seeker Takes Canada to Court over Refugee Law," Reuters, 6 July 2017 [text]"A Flawed Asylum System in Mexico, Strained Further…
Rank this Week: 814

Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers truck accidents. By Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, PLC.

http://www.truckaccidentlawyer.news/
  • Aug 8

    Jury Awards $3 Million in Truck Crash Case

    Jury Awards $3 Million in Truck Crash Case
    Driving next to a big rig truck makes many apprehensive, as colliding with one can cause devastating results. This happened to a 37-year-old Florida man in 2014, when a tractor-trailer crashed into him and caused a broken right hip and knee.…
  • Jul 31

    What Causes a Big Rig Truck to Jackknife?

    What Causes a Big Rig Truck to Jackknife?
    Jackknifing can refer to the situation in which an 18-wheeler or tractor-trailer skids, and the trailer swings out onto the side of the cab, forming an “L” or “V” shape mirroring that of a pocketknife. Essentially, the…
  • Jul 20

    What to Do After a Tennessee Truck Accident

    What to Do After a Tennessee Truck Accident
    Busy Tennessee roadways like Interstate 40 and Interstate 24 are filled with cars. Interstate 40 runs nearly the entire State of Tennessee, from Memphis through Knoxville. Among those vehicles that fill our roads and interstates are…
Rank this Week: 669

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 7

    DUI Hit-and-Runs on the Rise? Why, and What Can Be Done?

    DUI Hit-and-Runs on the Rise? Why, and What Can Be Done?
    Los Angeles County saw an alarming increase in the number of hit-and-run crashes in 2015, the last year for which statistics are available. According to a report from the NBC4 I-Team, the California Highway Patrol reported that the county…
  • Jul 19

    False Positives And Other Outlandish DUI Arrest

    False Positives And Other Outlandish DUI Arrest
    Have you heard the one about the driver who was arrested for DUI because he had a caffeine high? Or about the state legislator who successfully argued that cough syrup and a breath spray caused a false positive DUI breathalyzer reading? While…
  • Jul 5

    Powerful Resources to Deal with the Problem of Domestic Violence

    Powerful Resources to Deal with the Problem of Domestic Violence
    As someone recently accused of domestic violence charges, you’re no doubt acutely aware of the challenges faced by victims. Whether you stand falsely accused of hitting a spouse or partner, or whether you took an action against someone…
Rank this Week: 970

Tax Blog

Tax Blog

By the Law Office of Kunal Patel, LLC.

https://www.kpateloffice.com/blog/
  • Aug 7

    What Happens After an IRS Audit?

    What Happens After an IRS Audit?
    Clients often come to us after going through an IRS audit and receiving a large tax bill. They either represented themselves or hired someone who did not represent them effectively. This article is not about audit representation, but rather…
  • Jul 26

    IRS Form 8938 Filing Requirement

    IRS Form 8938 Filing Requirement
    The “FATCA” (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) provisions require specified individuals to report ownership of specified foreign financial assets if the total value exceeds the applicable reporting threshold. The IRS created…
  • Jul 16

    Innocent Spouse Relief

    Innocent Spouse Relief
    When a husband and wife sign a joint tax return, each spouse is jointly and severally liable for all taxes relating to that year. Where one spouse does not believe he or she should be liable for the  full amount of the tax liability,…
Rank this Week: 713

Houston Tax Attorney Blog

Houston Tax Attorney Blog

Covers tax controversies and offshore assets. By the Law Office of Kunal Patel, LLC.

http://www.kpateloffice.com/blog
  • Aug 7

    What Happens After an IRS Audit?

    What Happens After an IRS Audit?
    Clients often come to us after going through an IRS audit and receiving a large tax bill. They either represented themselves or hired someone who did not represent them effectively. This article is not about audit representation, but rather…
  • Aug 7

    What Happens After an IRS Audit?

    What Happens After an IRS Audit?
    Clients often come to us after going through an IRS audit and receiving a large tax bill. They either represented themselves or hired someone who did not represent them effectively. This article is not about audit representation, but rather…
  • Jul 26

    IRS Form 8938 Filing Requirement

    IRS Form 8938 Filing Requirement
    The “FATCA” (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) provisions require specified individuals to report ownership of specified foreign financial assets if the total value exceeds the applicable reporting threshold. The IRS created…
Rank this Week: 682

Seattle Maritime Lawyer Blog

Seattle Maritime Lawyer Blog

Covers admiralty law. By James M. Beard.

http://www.seattlemaritimelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 7

    Fire Aboard Oregon Fishing Vessel – Two Crewman Saved From Sinking Vessel

    Fire Aboard Oregon Fishing Vessel – Two Crewman Saved From Sinking Vessel
    Two crewmen were rescued by the Coast Guard after their fishing vessel caught fire and sank. The incident happened 20 miles west of Cape Blanco. The two fishermen aboard the 47-foot vessel were able to escape to a life raft before the fire…
  • Jul 24

    Ilwaco Charter Boat Investigated for Halibut Fishing Violation

    Ilwaco Charter Boat Investigated for Halibut Fishing Violation
    On July 13 2017, Washington State Fish and Wildlife officers and agents for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration served search warrants for records upon Ilwaco’s Pacific Salmon Charters. The investigation relates to…
  • Jul 16

    Two Oregon Fishermen Rescued 52 Miles West of Coos Bay

    Two Oregon Fishermen Rescued 52 Miles West of Coos Bay
      Two commercial fishermen were airlifted to safety by a Coast Guard helicopter crew on July 8, 2017. The two crewmen were aboard the 40-foot commercial fishing vessel New Faith and were fishing approximately 52 miles west of Coos…
Rank this Week: 647

Nursing Home Negligence Lawyer…

Nursing Home Negligence Lawyer Blog

Covers accident and elder law. By Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, PLC.

https://www.nursinghomelawyer.news/
  • Aug 7

    Missouri Nursing Home Sued Over 88-Year-Old Patient’s Death

    Missouri Nursing Home Sued Over 88-Year-Old Patient’s Death
    A Missouri man has filed suit against St. Sophia Health & Rehabilitation Center, a facility located in Florissant, MO, claiming the nursing home allowed his mother to die after leaving her in a hot tub for eight hours. Geriatric…
  • Jun 15

    World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

    World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
    June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Over the past year, almost 1 in 6 elderly people experienced some form of abuse, including psychological, financial, neglect, physical, and sexual, according to figures published by the World Health…
  • May 1

    Would Cameras in Nursing Home Rooms Prevent Abuse?

    Would Cameras in Nursing Home Rooms Prevent Abuse?
    When we place our aging or sick loved ones in nursing homes, we trust that they are treated respectfully and carefully. Though we cannot always physically be there with them, we take extraordinary steps to ensure their safety and well being.…
Rank this Week: 678

bevlog

bevlog

Distilling a million label approvals down to the ones that affect you. Tracks legal trends in beer, wine and spirits product approvals. By Lehrman Beverage Law.

http://www.bevlaw.com/bevlog
  • Aug 7

    Art Libertucci

    Art Libertucci
    Find out more about how TTB and federal agencies really work, in this discussion with Art Libertucci, from the Summer 2017 issue of Artisan Spirit magazine. Art ran TTB for many years, and had a long career in ATF before that. He has a huge…
  • Jun 19

    Vive la révolution

    Vive la révolution
    Well, we may have only one retailer in the near future — AmazonWholeFoods. But we sure have a lot of beer to choose from. This jumped out at me when looking at beer approvals from a recent 10 day period in 2017. I saw no less than 720…
  • May 30

    Powdered Alcohol is Not Dead

    Powdered Alcohol is Not Dead
    Just when we least expected it, here is another version of powdered alcohol. It got approved a couple weeks ago, after grinding through the process for a good long while (six months or more). Many thanks to an astute reader for pointing this…
Rank this Week: 980

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

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

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Aug 7

    Judge Shadur is Retiring

    Judge Shadur is Retiring
    Effective September 1, 2017, Senior Judge Milton Shadur will retire from the N.D. Illinois bench. Judge Shadur was appointed by President Carter and has served as a federal judge on the Northern District bench for 37 years. Chief Judge…
  • Jul 31

    Trademark May Protect Non-Functional Elements of an Expired Patent

    Trademark May Protect Non-Functional Elements of an Expired Patent
    Solo Cup Operating Corp. v. Lollicup USA, Inc., No. 16 C 8041, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 17, 2017) (Lefkow, J.). Judge Lefkow granted plaintiff Solo Cup’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss several of defendant Lollicup’s…
  • Jul 28

    Summary Judgment of Invalidity Based Upon a Naked License Requires a High Burden

    Summary Judgment of Invalidity Based Upon a Naked License Requires a High Burden
    Bodum USA, Inc. v. A Top New Casting, Inc., No. 16 C 2916, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 10, 2017) (Kennelly, J.). Judge Kennelly denied defendant A Top’s motion for summary judgment based upon plaintiff Bodum’s alleged…
Rank this Week: 322

San Francisco Employment Law Firm…

San Francisco Employment Law Firm Blawg

Covers workplace discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination. By Arkady Itkin.

http://www.sanfranciscoemploymentlawfirm.com/
  • Aug 6

    Law Regarding A Day’s Rest After Working Six Consecutive Days Is Clarified

    Law Regarding A Day’s Rest After Working Six Consecutive Days Is Clarified
    The following are the key points of California law regarding entitlement to a day’s rest after working more than six consecutive days that both employees and employers should know: California Labor Code sections 551 and 552 generally…
  • Jul 25

    The Importance Of Witness Statements In Winning An Employment Case

    The Importance Of Witness Statements In Winning An Employment Case
    The importance of witnesses and witness statements in an employment or a wrongful termination case cannot be overstated. Even one witness can make a difference between having a no case and having a case, and between having a weaker case and…
  • Jun 24

    Broad California Anti-Retaliation Laws Allow A Claim Against “Any Person”

    Broad California Anti-Retaliation Laws Allow A Claim Against “Any Person”
    Unlike many other claims that can only be brought against employers or individual employees, California anti-retaliation laws extend much further. In many cases, a retaliation case can be made in many cases against “any person”.…
Rank this Week: 966

Connecticut Criminal Lawyer Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of Allan F. Friedman.

https://www.connecticutcriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 979

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/
  • Aug 5

    NFL Class Action Settlement--Deadline for Benefit Eligibility Expires on Monday

    NFL Class Action Settlement--Deadline for Benefit Eligibility Expires on Monday
    The registration period for retired NFL players to participate in the NFL class action brain injury settlement will expire this Monday, August 7, 2017. Any retired player who seeks to participate in the settlement must register by this Monday…
  • May 26

    Brain Injury Services Jeopardized under Trump Proposed Budget

    Brain Injury Services Jeopardized under Trump Proposed Budget
    The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) issued a press release calling attention to the budget cuts proposed by president Trump and their impact on individuals with brain injury. These cuts will jeopardize the care and support of…
  • May 22

    Brain Injury Association of New York State--Annual Meeting Notice

    Brain Injury Association of New York State--Annual Meeting Notice
    The Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS) will be holding their annual meeting at the upcoming "One Voice for Brain Injury" Annual Conference on June 16 at 8 a.m. at the Holiday Inn in Saratoga, N.Y. The meeting is…
Rank this Week: 589

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 5

    FDLP webinar: Preservation for Free

    FDLP webinar: Preservation for Free
    The FDLP has scheduled another of their excellent free webinars for librarians called "Preservation for Free." It will be held on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm EDT. Description: Preserving library collections can seem…
  • Aug 4

    ProQuest Ebook Central will be temporarily unavailable

    ProQuest Ebook Central will be temporarily unavailable
    ProQuest has announced that to maintain the currency and security of ProQuest ebook platforms, Ebook Central, used by the Pitt University Library System, will be unavailable for approximately three hours beginning Saturday, August 12, 2017…
  • Jul 26

    Government Attic website

    Government Attic website
    The ALA govdocs listserv had a post today about a website called The Government Attic,a site that provides electronic copies of thousands of interesting Federal Government documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act. The site…
Rank this Week: 905

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Aug 5

    From pain to future: grieving into a new life

    From pain to future: grieving into a new life
    On Being shares an extraordinary letter offered up to a stranger, the “unknown friend.” Kao Kalia Yang writes (excerpt): From somewhere in the high heavens, the places I could not see, far beyond my gaze, there was a future…
  • Aug 1

    How to avoid raising spoiled kids: Just say no

    How to avoid raising spoiled kids: Just say no
    The New York Times reminds us of something the Rolling Stones told us years ago: “You can’t always get what you want/But if you try sometimes well you might find/You get what you need.” In today’s research, showing our…
  • Jul 19

    Keeping your inner peace

    Keeping your inner peace
    The recent article on finding the calm in your chaos reminded me of this quote attributed to Saint Francis de Sales: “Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace…
Rank this Week: 722

New York Traffic Ticket Attorney…

New York Traffic Ticket Attorney Blog

Covers immigration and injury and accident law. By The Claro Law Firm.

http://www.newyorktrafficattorneys.net/
  • Aug 4

    DACA and Advanced Parole

    DACA and Advanced Parole
    Maria knew someday she would receive this phone call.  Like all bad news, you never think today will be the day.  But, today was Maria’s day. Her dad is terminally ill with cancer and today’s phone call…
  • Jul 28

    Vehicle and Traffic Law 1174 Failed to Stop for a School Bu

    Vehicle and Traffic Law 1174 Failed to Stop for a School Bu
    Antonio always left too late for work.  His job was exactly 12 minutes away on a good day. He knew this because he had timed the commute.  His shift started in 10 minutes and he frantically sped towards the Ritz Carlton in…
  • Jul 21

    How Out of State Tickets Affect A New York State Driver’s License

    How Out of State Tickets Affect A New York State Driver’s License
    A vacation was just what Liza Peeza needed after finishing her first semester at PACE University in Manhattan, New York.  Her ambition in life had always been to become a lawyer.  The reality of long days of school,…
Rank this Week: 655

Susan Crawford Blog

Susan Crawford Blog

By Cardozo Law School professor Susan Crawford.

http://scrawford.net/blog/
  • Aug 4

    From The New Yorker: Why We Despise Cable Provider

    From The New Yorker: Why We Despise Cable Provider
    August 7, 2017 – The New Yorker’s Sheelah Kolhatkar explores how consolidation has landed Internet access providers among the ranks of the most hated businesses in the country. Susan Crawford explains that when it comes to…
  • May 3

    MIT Tech Conversation with Telecommunications Policy Expert Susan Crawford

    MIT Tech Conversation with Telecommunications Policy Expert Susan Crawford
    May 1, 2017 – Telecommunications policy expert and Harvard Law professor Susan Crawford explains why Americans pay too much money for connectivity that’s too slow and offers potential solutions.
  • May 1

    Governing Magazine Examines P3s to Bridge Digital Divide

    Governing Magazine Examines P3s to Bridge Digital Divide
    May 1, 2017 – Many municipalities are forming public-private partnerships to bring high-speed Internet to long-neglected places. Their approaches, however, vary widely. Susan Crawford weighs in on Google Fiber: “People got all…
Rank this Week: 580

nipc IP/it Update

nipc IP/it Update

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

http://nipclaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 480

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 3

    Interesting Facts About Truck & Tractor Accidents Law

    Interesting Facts About Truck & Tractor Accidents Law
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Truck and tractor accidents happen every single day in the U.S. It's estimated that more than 4,000 people die each year in accidents that involve large trucks. This…
  • Jun 28

    5 Signs That You Are Ready For a Bankruptcy Lawyer (in the USA)

    5 Signs That You Are Ready For a Bankruptcy Lawyer (in the USA)
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Many people fear bankruptcy. However, it’s often an irrational fear. Bankruptcy may be necessary for you to get out of debt. In fact, you could be making your…
  • May 15

    Finding the Right Injury Lawyer - 5 Practical Tips (for Australia)

    Finding the Right Injury Lawyer - 5 Practical Tips (for Australia)
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Finding the Right Injury Lawyer: 5 Practical Tips p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 8.0px 0.0px; font: 10.5px Verdana; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} p.p2…
Rank this Week: 464

Cantor Crane Personal Injury and…

Cantor Crane Personal Injury and Car Accident Lawyer Blog

By Cantor Crane.

http://cantorcrane.com/category/blog
  • Aug 3

    Things to know about roof hatch injurie

    Things to know about roof hatch injurie
    Roof hatch injuries usually occur because of inexpensive solutions most builders go for. For example, ladders should extend three feet above the roof but a longer ladder may not be installed by builders because then the hatch would not close.…
  • May 25

    What Are Some Common Personal Injury Cases?

    What Are Some Common Personal Injury Cases?
    A personal injury case can present itself in many ways. Personal injury law is commonly referred to as “tort law”. This type of law allows a person who has suffered an injury either through an accident or through the intentional…
  • May 1

    X-Ray Radiation Exposure

    X-Ray Radiation Exposure
    X-ray serves as a tool for diagnostic purposes by many health care providers. At some point in a person’s life, they will undergo an X-ray whether it is for dental care or to view an injury. X-rays are a very popular tool used in the…
Rank this Week: 608

High Tech Policy Blog

High Tech Policy Blog

From Cisco Systems.

http://blogs.cisco.com/gov
  • Aug 3

    Mid-Band Spectrum: the Goldilocks Band

    Mid-Band Spectrum: the Goldilocks Band
    Today’s announcement from the Federal Communications Commission that it is launching a “Notice of Inquiry” for mid-band spectrum is a development that wireless users can cheer, just as industry players already have.…
  • Apr 26

    Statement of Cisco’s VP of Government Affairs Jeff Campbell On FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s Vision for Updated Net Neutrality Policy

    Statement of Cisco’s VP of Government Affairs Jeff Campbell On FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s Vision for Updated Net Neutrality Policy
    “FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today laid out his vision for revising net neutrality policy.  The proposal will review what is needed to protect consumers and prevent anti-competitive behavior, while rolling back Title II reclassification,…
  • Feb 28

    Cisco Applauds Unanimous House Vote Passing Email Privacy Act

    Cisco Applauds Unanimous House Vote Passing Email Privacy Act
    Cisco has long supported updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) to better protect customer data and communications stored with third-party providers against unwarranted searches and seizures.  We, therefore, applaud…
Rank this Week: 263

In the Zone

In the Zone

Covers real estate, zoning and land use law in Pennsylvania. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://zoningandlanduselaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Aug 3

    LIBOR to Disappear

    LIBOR to Disappear
    Kevin Scott writes: In case you missed it last week, The Wall Street Journal and others reported (sub. req.) that the rate index LIBOR is going to be discontinued by the end of 2021. LIBOR has been the base index for most all variable…
  • Aug 1

    MPC Permits a Private Cause of Action to Enforce a SALDO

    MPC Permits a Private Cause of Action to Enforce a SALDO
    In a case caption Smith v. Ivy Lee Real Estate, LLC, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania was faced with the question if Section 617 of the MPC permits a private cause of action to enforce a subdivision land development ordinance (SALDO).…
  • Jul 31

    PA Supreme Court Rules on School District Tax Appeal

    PA Supreme Court Rules on School District Tax Appeal
    In a recent Supreme Court of Pennsylvania case, captioned as Valley Forge Towers, taxpayer brought an action against the school district, as a taxing district, seeking declaratory and injunctive relief claiming that the school district…
Rank this Week: 791

SEC Whistleblower Lawyer Blog

SEC Whistleblower Lawyer Blog

Covers securities law. By Silver Law Group & The Law Firm of David R. Chase, P.A.

http://www.secwhistleblowerlawyers.net/
Rank this Week: 641

Badfaithadvisor.com

Badfaithadvisor.com

Covers insurance bad faith litigation, coverage litigation, and other news and items helpful to insurance law practitioners. By C.J. Haddick of Dickie, McCamey, & Chilcote, PC.

https://badfaithadvisor.com
Rank this Week: 575

Info/Law

Info/Law

Covers information, law, and the law of information. By Professors William McGeveran, Derek Bambauer and Tim Armstrong.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/infolaw
  • Aug 3

    Modern Free Speech Is More Originalist Than You Think

    Modern Free Speech Is More Originalist Than You Think
    This is a guest post by Tyler Broker, affiliate Privacy & Free Expression research fellow. Tyler’s new article, Free Speech Originalism, will be published in the Albany Law Review and is currently available in draft…
  • Jul 24

    Identifying and Countering Fake News: New Study Published

    Identifying and Countering Fake News: New Study Published
    Fake news has become a controversial topic, with media organizations, scholars, and even the President of the United States debating the issue. However, it’s not clear what counts as “fake news.” This makes it difficult to…
  • Apr 4

    The Slants Visit Arizona Law

    The Slants Visit Arizona Law
    The Slants – the first and only Asian-American dance rock band in the world, and Supreme Court litigants in Lee v. Tam – are coming to Tucson! Founder and bassist Simon Tam will give a public talk at 12:00PM on Thursday,…
Rank this Week: 873

Private Business Counsel

Private Business Counsel

Covers private company management, business succession, formation, capital venture funding, tax structuring, startup counseling, and operations. By Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP.

https://corporateblog.mmwr.com/
Rank this Week: 987

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Aug 3

    Tech Thursday: 22 iOS Apps Worth Paying For

    Tech Thursday: 22 iOS Apps Worth Paying For
    Many of the apps in Apple's App Store are free, but PC Mag asked their staff to list their favorite paid apps. You can see their choices here.
  • Aug 1

    Happy World Wide Web Day!

    Happy World Wide Web Day!
    Today is World Wide Web Day, and we are celebrating at the Cleveland Law Library for all this day means to our patrons and the services we provide. Among many benefits the WWW offers, it enables our Law Library to...
  • Jul 20

    Tech Thursday: US lifts laptop ban for all remaining airlines and airport

    Tech Thursday: US lifts laptop ban for all remaining airlines and airport
    The U.S. has now lifted entirely a controversial ban on laptops in hand luggage for passengers flying to the country from the Middle East or via certain Middle Eastern airlines, with the Department of Homeland Security professing itself…
Rank this Week: 440

The Yale Law Journal Online

The Yale Law Journal Online

From Yale Law School.

http://www.yalelawjournal.org/
  • Aug 2

    Nationwide Injunctions: Venue Consideration

    Nationwide Injunctions: Venue Consideration
    A criticism of nationwide injunctions is that they engender forum shopping, with litigants seeking out a court more likely to be favorable to them in order to obtain sweeping relief. This picture, though, oversimplifies the relationship…
  • Aug 1

    At the Front of the Train: Justice Thomas Reexamines the Administrative State

    At the Front of the Train: Justice Thomas Reexamines the Administrative State
    In his quarter-century as an Associate Justice, Clarence Thomas has been the most originalist, and arguably the most original, thinker on the Supreme Court. In the October 2014 Term, Justice Thomas set his sights on the administrative state.…
  • Aug 1

    No Entrenchment: Thomas on the Hobbs Act, the <i>Ocasio</i> Mess, and the Vagueness Doctrine

    No Entrenchment: Thomas on the Hobbs Act, the <i>Ocasio</i> Mess, and the Vagueness Doctrine
    Time and again, we have seen that neither precedent nor a perceived need to achieve consensus on the Court can hold Justice Clarence Thomas back from pronouncing what he has found to be the best understanding of the Constitution and federal…
Rank this Week: 375

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/
  • Aug 2

    Opioid Drug Makers Face a Lawsuit Because of Downplaying the Risks of Addiction

    Opioid Drug Makers Face a Lawsuit Because of Downplaying the Risks of Addiction
    In 2015, a baby boy only known as ‘Baby Doe’ was born addicted to opioid painkillers. His first few days of life were spent in an agonizing withdrawal in the neo natal unit. Three Tennessee prosecutors and the baby’s…
  • Jul 28

    Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Exceed 80 Pending Cases in Multidistrict Litigation

    Physiomesh Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Exceed 80 Pending Cases in Multidistrict Litigation
    Since 2016 lawsuits involving hernia mesh developed by Ethicon, Inc. continue to mount. Sold under Physiomesh, the products have raised concern over their safety and ability to reduce the symptoms of a hernia. Multidistrict litigation, on the…
  • May 21

    What Makes a Great Nursing Home and How to Find It

    What Makes a Great Nursing Home and How to Find It
    Eventually, many of us will spend time living in a nursing home. This does not need to be a negative or stressful transition. Instead, it can be a rewarding and fulfilling experience that also increases a persons’ safety, improves their…
Rank this Week: 788

Digital Rights Ireland

Digital Rights Ireland

Covers data retention, defamation, DRI, DRM, ID cards, intellectual property, mass surveillance and more.

http://www.digitalrights.ie/blog/
  • Aug 2

    New ‘egovernment’ strategy is a national identity card by the back door

    New ‘egovernment’ strategy is a national identity card by the back door
    The government has promised that the Public Services Card would not be mandatory. But now the government has put forward an ‘eGovernment strategy’ that will force every citizen, young or old, rich or poor to have this card. You…
  • Jul 6

    Submissions on the Data Protection Bill

    Submissions on the Data Protection Bill
    What will future Irish data protection law look like? Many of the decisions have already been made in Brussels and Strasbourg, but the EU General Data Protection Regulation still leaves quite a bit of discretion to individual Member States.…
  • Nov 25

    Extending Irish interception of communications to the Internet

    Extending Irish interception of communications to the Internet
    Earlier this week the Department of Justice published a long awaited policy document on amending Irish law relating to interception of communications. In a welcome break with tradition the Department has been more willing to engage with…
Rank this Week: 764

Chicago Accident Lawyer Blog

Chicago Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident news and case law. By Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C.

http://www.chicagoaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 1

    Plan To Make Chicago Trucks Safer Moves Forward

    Plan To Make Chicago Trucks Safer Moves Forward
    The Chicago Tribune reports that Chicago Mayor Emanuel’s plan to make city trucks safer has been advanced in the Chicago City Council.  Chicago lawyer, Peter Zneimer observes that many fatal bike accidents that have occurred in the…
  • Jul 26

    Study Finds One in Four Motorists on Phone Before a Crash

    Study Finds One in Four Motorists on Phone Before a Crash
    The Chicago Tribune reports that one in four motorists were using their phone shortly before a crash occurred.  The report cited a study conducted by Cambridge Mobile Telematics, a company that makes applications for insurance…
  • Jul 14

    Bicycles on Sidewalks and Potholes with Weeds, These are a Few of my Least Favorite Thing

    Bicycles on Sidewalks and Potholes with Weeds, These are a Few of my Least Favorite Thing
    The personal injury attorneys of Zneimer & Zneimer are cautioning Chicago bicyclists to stay clear from the city sidewalks.  Many Chicago sidewalks have hazardous pavement differentials and deep holes, with grass and weeds growing…
Rank this Week: 955

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Covers knowledge management, web development and law library management. By Steve Matthews.

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Quickscribe Annotations for June & July 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for June & July 2017
    Below are the latest BC legislative annotations from Quickscribe for June and July (just released).June 2017: Devyn Cousineau – British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal – Human Rights CodeStan Rule, Sabey Rule LLP…
  • Jun 5

    Small Decisions Adding Up

    Small Decisions Adding Up
    As the publisher of Slaw, I get to see a lot of great commentary. I also get to see the statistics behind the website, and I don't mind sharing with you that local colleague Sarah Sutherland of CanLII has a fantastically successful post on…
  • Jun 5

    Quickscribe Annotations for May, 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for May, 2017
    Below are the latest Quickscribe additions for new annotations to BC legislation. Devyn Cousineau – British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal – Human Rights CodeStan Rule, Sabey Rule LLP – Wills, Estates and…
Rank this Week: 564

Austin Personal Injury Blog

Austin Personal Injury Blog

Litigation and injury news, cases and commentary. By Perlmutter & Schuelke, LLP.

http://www.civtrial.com/blog/
  • Aug 1

    I’ve Handled Dog Attacks, But A Pig Attack? What’s The Law On That?

    I’ve Handled Dog Attacks, But A Pig Attack? What’s The Law On That?
    Over the years, I’ve handled a number of dog attack cases, but last week, I read a story about a 3 year old Alabama girl who was injured when she was attacked by a neighbor’s pig. I don’t want to make light of the story…
  • Jul 26

    What To Make Of The New NFL Brain Injury Study

    What To Make Of The New NFL Brain Injury Study
    Yesterday, a new study on brain injuries in NFL players that was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association made news. As you may have heard, the study looked at brains of 111 former NFL players, and 110 of the brains had…
  • May 16

    Driverless Car Drama

    Driverless Car Drama
    We obviously represent a lot of people who are injured in car wrecks so I’m always interested in what happens on the driverless car front.  This story  presenting real life drama and corporate espionage in the driverless car…
Rank this Week: 296