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Timely Objections

Timely Objections

Covers education law and civil rights. By R. Tamara de Silva.

http://www.timelyobjections.com/
  • Jun 25

    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act

    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act
    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act Post 9-11   June 25, 2013 R. Tamara de Silva   The point of demarcation between speech, whistleblowing and espionage has in some instances the aspects of a razor's…
  • Jun 25

    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act

    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act
    Edward Snowden and the Meaning of the Espionage Act Post 9-11   June 25, 2013 R. Tamara de Silva   The point of demarcation between speech, whistleblowing and espionage has in some instances the aspects of a razor's…
  • Apr 13

    Kermit Gosnell's Horror Practice

    Kermit Gosnell's Horror Practice
      Dr. Kermit Gosnell's Horror Practice   By R. Tamara de Silva April 13, 2013                            Dr. Kermit Gosnell's…
Rank this Week: 285

Trade Lawyers Blog

Trade Lawyers Blog

Covers border security initiatives, customs duties, economic sanctions, and free trade regulations.

http://www.tradelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 367

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 390

Feminist Law Professors

Feminist Law Professors

Covers feminism, sexism, reproductive rights and women's health. By Professors Ann Bartow and Bridget Crawford.

http://feministlawprofessors.com
Rank this Week: 313

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Law Office of Neil Burns.

http://www.boston-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
  • Nov 13

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court

    Slip and Fall Injury Recovery Made More Difficult by Massachusetts Court
    In a case called Sarkisian v. Concept Restaurants, the Appellate Division of the District Court declined to extend the "mode of operation" law to a nightclub in Boston. In Sarkisian, the plaintiff was at a bachelorette party all evening at…
Rank this Week: 244

Bank D&O Liability Law Blog

Bank D&O Liability Law Blog

Covers bank director and officer liability. By Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC.

http://www.bankdandolaw.com/
Rank this Week: 258

California Injury Lawyer Blog

California Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury news involving truck, ATV and highway accidents. By Estey & Bomberger, LLP.

http://www.california-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Feds Seize Lead-Contaminated Children's Halloween Costume

    Feds Seize Lead-Contaminated Children's Halloween Costume
    SEATTLE - The Seattle Times and CNN reported more than 1,300 Halloween pirate costumes manufactured in China were recently seized because high lead levels were detected in the buttons. The costumes, which were headed for a Seattle-area…
  • Sep 20

    Increased Risk of Falling when Wearing Skechers Shape-ups Toning Shoe

    Increased Risk of Falling when Wearing Skechers Shape-ups Toning Shoe
    Skechers claims Shape-ups curved sole will get you in shape without ever having to step foot in a gym. But several independent studies have found no evidence to substantiate Skecher's claims. What cannot be disputed, however, is that the…
  • Sep 6

    Consumer Reports Issues Safety Alert for the Dream on Me Bistro High Chair

    Consumer Reports Issues Safety Alert for the Dream on Me Bistro High Chair
    On September 6, 2012 Consumer Reports issued a safety alert for the Dream on Me Bistro High Chair because an unharnessed child could slide down to the floor or slip out of the side of the chair, posing a serious fall-related injury risk. An…
Rank this Week: 247

Startup Company Lawyer

Startup Company Lawyer

Covers venture capital, seed financings, convertible note bridge debt, M&A, option vesting and other matters. By Yokum Taku.

http://www.startupcompanylawyer.com
  • Aug 31

    What is convertible equity (or a convertible security)?

    What is convertible equity (or a convertible security)?
    Quick answer: convertible equity (or a convertible security) is convertible debt without the repayment feature at maturity or interest. Background
  • May 26

    Is crowdfunding legal?

    Is crowdfunding legal?
    Below is an article that I wrote for Business Law Today, a publication for the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section. Crowdfunding: Its Practical Effect May Be Unclear Until SEC Rulemaking is Complete
  • Jan 31

    What are the terms of Yuri Milner/SV Angel’s Start Fund $150K investment into Y Combinator companies?

    What are the terms of Yuri Milner/SV Angel’s Start Fund $150K investment into Y Combinator companies?
    On January 28, 2011, Yuri Milner and SV Angel announced that their Start Fund would offer all Y Combinator companies $150K in convertible debt.  Reactions are mixed, from “no big deal,” to “disrupting angel investing” to “
Rank this Week: 383

Accident Blog

Accident Blog

Covers personal injury, accident prevention, and consumer issues. By the Law Offices of Michael Pines.

http://seriousaccidents.com/blog/
  • May 30

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident
    A young man has been charged with speeding and reckless driving after killing a local woman in a San Diego pedestrian accident. Lawrence Joseph Farry, 25, is facing misdemeanor charges including gross vehicular manslaughter after speeding…
  • Mar 4

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road
    We recently reported on driving tips for teenage drivers, but senior drivers need just as much advice to stay current and safe on the road, and timing couldn’t be any better since next week is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
  • Dec 30

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?
    New York City motorists may be in for a surprise once Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ordinance to collect “crash tax” becomes in-effect. The “crash tax” also referred to as an “accident tax” collects every time a car accident occurs.…
Rank this Week: 376

Copyrights & Campaigns

Copyrights & Campaigns

Ben Sheffner's notes on copyright, First Amendment, media, and entertainment law, and political campaigns

http://copyrightsandcampaigns.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 7

    A Blogging Hiatu

    A Blogging Hiatu
    When I started this blog in December 2008, I said I wanted to counter the “shocking lack of balance in discussion of copyright and related issues on the Internet.” For almost two and a half years, I’ve tried to do just that.
  • Feb 23

    Court: Merchandising of Shepard Fairey 'Obama Hope' image not fair use; factual issues remain on substantial similarity

    Court: Merchandising of Shepard Fairey 'Obama Hope' image not fair use; factual issues remain on substantial similarity
    The court in the case involving Shepard Fairey's use of an AP photograph in his famous "Obama Hope" poster has ruled that a company that manufactured and distributed clothing bearing the Obama Hope image under license from one of Fairey's…
  • Jan 12

    AP and Shepard Fairey settle case; claims against corporate entities remain

    AP and Shepard Fairey settle case; claims against corporate entities remain
    The Associated Press announced that it has "settled in principle" its copyright case against artist Shepard Fairey over his use of an AP photograph in the iconic "Obama Hope" poster.
Rank this Week: 372

About Broker Fraud Blog

About Broker Fraud Blog

Covers compliance rules, duty of disclosure, elder abuse and fraud. By the Hayes Law Firm.

http://aboutbrokerfraud.typepad.com/about_broker_fraud_blog/
  • Dec 6

    SEC Freeze Assets in Alleged Diamond-Themed Ponzi Scheme

    SEC Freeze Assets in Alleged Diamond-Themed Ponzi Scheme
    The SEC alleges that Richard Dalton and Universal Consulting Resources LLC (UCR) raised approximately $17 million from investors for two fraudulent offerings. The programs were generally referred to as the “Trading Program” and the…
  • Sep 28

    Arbitrators Award Ten Times Amount of Investment in Auction Rate Securities Case

    Arbitrators Award Ten Times Amount of Investment in Auction Rate Securities Case
    Last month an arbitration panel ordered the investment firm USB financial to pay over $80 million in consequential investments to Kajeet, Inc., a company who markets cellphones for kids. Kajeet’s award fell short of the $110 million…
  • Aug 30

    Raymond James Must Buy Back Auction Rate Securitie

    Raymond James Must Buy Back Auction Rate Securitie
    A Texas couple got some great news last week from the FINRA arbitration panel that ruled on their claim. The panel ruled that the Raymond James Financial Inc. and broker Larry Milton must buy back some $925,000 worth of auction…
Rank this Week: 381

The Virtual Attorney Blog

The Virtual Attorney Blog

Covers estate planning and business law. By Michael Brennan.

http://thevirtualattorney.com/blog
  • Sep 30

    New Overtime Rules Set to Affect Many Small Businesse

    New Overtime Rules Set to Affect Many Small Businesse
    Overtime protections were first put into place by the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, and established the general standard that workers be paid time-and-a-half for any hours worked over 40 hours in a week.  In general, all hourly…
  • Aug 30

    Unpaid Interns-- Ideal but Risky for Business Owner

    Unpaid Interns-- Ideal but Risky for Business Owner
    An ever-popular method for small businesses to acquire some extra—albeit temporary—hands on deck is to hire interns. Typically college students with similar career aspirations are eager to gain some real life experience, or at…
  • Jul 25

    Employee or Independent Contractor? Misclassification Can Be Costly

    Employee or Independent Contractor? Misclassification Can Be Costly
    The prospect of hiring workers, while exciting, can be intimidating to new business owners, Employment law can be a confusing and time-consuming minefield, and the consequences of making a mistake can range from costly to financially…
Rank this Week: 631

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural…

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law

Covers the law of food and agriculture. By the Graduate Program in Agricultural & Food Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

http://www.agfoodllm.com/
  • Sep 24

    LL.M. Candidate Brandy McAllister and the Mac Farm

    LL.M. Candidate Brandy McAllister and the Mac Farm
    Note from Susan:We have the most interesting attorneys in the LL.M. Program!It was my pleasure to speak with distance candidate Brandy McAllister last week. In addition to taking classes toward her LL.M. degree, Brandy serves as Risk…
  • Sep 22

    Nicole Civita interviewed on "Your Call"

    Nicole Civita interviewed on "Your Call"
    What Can You Do To Stop Food WasteWhat Can You Do To Stop Food WasteLL.M. Affiliate Professor and Director of the Food Recovery Project at the University of Arkansas School of Law was a recently…
  • Sep 20

    From Last Year's Class: Nicole Cooks joins USDA

    From Last Year's Class: Nicole Cooks joins USDA
    LL.M. Candidate Nicole CookNicole Cook, an experienced attorney from Iowa, was in the LL.M. Program 2015-16, completing her class requirements with a Practicum over the summer.  She worked with the Good Food Institute. Through her…
Rank this Week: 447

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Sep 24

    Terry Jones of Monty Python diagnosed with rare dementia - CNN.com

    Terry Jones of Monty Python diagnosed with rare dementia - CNN.com
    (CNN)Terry Jones, best known for his part in the British comedy group Monty Python, has been diagnosed with a rare form of dementia, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts confirmed today. via www.cnn.com This isn't very funny.
  • Sep 24

    How Hillary's Campaign Is (Almost Certainly) Using Big Data - Scientific American Blog Network

    How Hillary's Campaign Is (Almost Certainly) Using Big Data - Scientific American Blog Network
    Analytics will win votes this year. Science, as it did in 2012, is playing an important role for mass voter persuasion in the U.S. presidential race. It’s a numbers game: Predictive analytics targets campaign activities, strengthening a…
  • Sep 24

    Australia Is Drifting So Fast GPS Can't Keep Up

    Australia Is Drifting So Fast GPS Can't Keep Up
    Australia is not quite where you think it is. The continent has shifted by 4.9 feet since the last adjustment was made to GPS coordinates in 1994, reports the New York Times. via news.nationalgeographic.com
Rank this Week: 894

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    NFL WEEK THREE 2016

    NFL WEEK THREE 2016
    The surprise of the week is that the majority of the Survivor pool is picking your Miami Dolphins, at home against the Browns.After another scintillating week of picks last week, we confidently take on a difficult week three schedule,…
  • Sep 22

    FIRST DAY OF FALL

    FIRST DAY OF FALL
    Today at 10:21 was the Fall Equinox. No, that is not tumbling to the ground at a local gym. The Fall Equinox,  or Autumnal Equinox, as any robed reader would tell you, is when (other than the polar regions, duh!)…
  • Sep 19

    AFORMS BY EMAIL!!!

    AFORMS BY EMAIL!!!
    Wanna get an a-form mailed to you? Scroll down and find out how. The FACDLers have been busy bees lately. They recently received some shocking news: there is gambling going on in this establishment. No, really. Word has slowly…
Rank this Week: 630

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Modesto Fatal Pedestrian Accident

    Modesto Fatal Pedestrian Accident
    Modesto Fatal Pedestrian Accident Modesto Fatal Pedestrian Accident Modesto Fatal Pedestrian Accident I'm Ed Smith, a Modesto Auto Accident Attorney. A vehicle crashed into a pedestrian on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Unfortunately, the…
  • Sep 24

    Hit-and-Run Crash Kills Teen

    Hit-and-Run Crash Kills Teen
    Hit-and-Run Crash Kills Teen Hit-and-Run Crash Kills Teen Hit-and-Run Crash Kills Teen I'm Ed Smith, a Sacramento Pedestrian Accident Attorney. A tragic hit-and-run crash kills a teenage student that was on her way to school on Tuesday,…
  • Sep 24

    Car Crash Kills Redding Pastor

    Car Crash Kills Redding Pastor
    Car Crash Kills Redding Pastor Car Crash Kills Redding Pastor, Seriously Injures One Car Crash Kills Redding Pastor, Seriously Injures One I'm Ed Smith, a Redding auto accident attorney. The city of Redding is mourning the loss of a…
Rank this Week: 814

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Sep 24

    Do We Really Own the Tats on Our Bodies?

    Do We Really Own the Tats on Our Bodies?
    Many of us function under the assumption that tattoos on our bodies are ours to display in any form we wish. Intellectual property lawsuits regarding the rights of tattoo artists have begun to highlight a number of questions concerning who…
  • Sep 23

    Artist Suing Police for Violating her Constitutional Right

    Artist Suing Police for Violating her Constitutional Right
    The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Idaho and Co-counsel have filed a lawsuit against Idaho State Police on behalf of the Visual Arts Collective, Alley Repertory Theater, and performance artist Anne McDonald. McDonald is claiming the…
  • Sep 21

    Proposed Law will Protect International Art Loans from US Court Jurisdiction

    Proposed Law will Protect International Art Loans from US Court Jurisdiction
    According to many museum professionals, certain countries are reluctant to loan works of art to arts institutions in the United States due to ongoing ownership or provenance questions. A recent bill sent to Senate for consideration, the…
Rank this Week: 533

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Report: Alleged Drunk Driver in Boston Hits Police Cruiser – Trooper Injured

    Report: Alleged Drunk Driver in Boston Hits Police Cruiser – Trooper Injured
    According to a recent news feature from CBS Local Boston, a woman has just been arrested after she allegedly crashed into a Massachusetts State Police Cruiser in Boston, injuring a trooper.  Authorities say the alleged drunk driving…
  • Sep 22

    Police Officer Accused of Drunk Driving Crash Talks Fast Food

    Police Officer Accused of Drunk Driving Crash Talks Fast Food
    In a rather bizarre incident reported by KATU 2 News, a police officer alleged to have been responsible for a drunk driving crash in a city-owned vehicle. He reportedly struck up a conversation with arresting officers about fast food and…
  • Sep 19

    Report: Police Do Not Have to Read Miranda to Boston Drunk Driving Suspect

    Report: Police Do Not Have to Read Miranda to Boston Drunk Driving Suspect
    There is no doubt that state legislators and organizations like Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) are trying to make it tougher for those who decide to drink to the point of intoxication and then get behind the wheel of a car.  The…
Rank this Week: 560

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Comments on Massachusetts social security disability law. By Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Social Security Disability Judge Loses His Cases, Not His Pay

    Social Security Disability Judge Loses His Cases, Not His Pay
    Over the past few months, there has been a lot of coverage about one administrative law judge (ALJ) who was and still is working for the United States Social Security Administration (SSA).  This judge allegedly would write down notes…
  • Sep 22

    Former Social Security ALJ Arraigned for Allegedly Trading Benefits for Sex

    Former Social Security ALJ Arraigned for Allegedly Trading Benefits for Sex
    According to a recent news feature from AL.com, a former administrative law judge (ALJ) has been arraigned on federal criminal charges related to allegations that he had sex with a disabled woman in exchange for awarding her benefits and then…
  • Sep 19

    Fischer v. Colvin: SSDI Requirement

    Fischer v. Colvin: SSDI Requirement
    In Fischer v. Colvin, a case from the Untied States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, claimant applied for disability benefits from the United States Social Security Administration (SSA) in February 2012.  It should be noted that…
Rank this Week: 418

Revista Mi Patente

Revista Mi Patente

Una revista especializada en temas de propiedad intelectual, de contenido ágil y propositivo que gira en torno a las ideas que se convierten en negocios, desde su transformación, administración, protección y cuidado; así como las noticias más importantes que se desarrollan en el entorno.

http://www.mipatente.com/
  • Sep 24

    Premio a la Innovación en Bionano: Ciencia y Tecnología Cinvestav Neolpharma 2016

    Premio a la Innovación en Bionano: Ciencia y Tecnología Cinvestav Neolpharma 2016
    Ciudad de México. 26 de agosto de 2016 (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- Con el objetivo de estimular estudios sobre nanomateriales con impacto en el mejoramiento de aspectos de la vida, el Centro de Investigación y de…
  • Sep 24

    En busca de un modelo educativo para los millennials mexicano

    En busca de un modelo educativo para los millennials mexicano
    epic, Nayarit. 25 de agosto de 2016 (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- El Instituto de Innovación y Robótica Educativa (Inire) en Nayarit diseña un nuevo método educativo, basado en la robótica, que…
  • Sep 24

    Destaca talento de estudiantes sinaloenses en la NASA

    Destaca talento de estudiantes sinaloenses en la NASA
    Culiacán, Sinaloa. 25 de agosto de 2016 (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- Alumnos sinaloenses, de entre 12 y 18 años de edad, viajaron recientemente al Space Center Houston, en Texas, guiados por la institución de…
Rank this Week: 610

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Sep 24

    Nominations for 2017 AALS Section Award

    Nominations for 2017 AALS Section Award
    The Awards Committee for the Association of American Law Schools Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research is pleased to solicit nominations for the 2017 Section Award. This prestigious award recognizes an individual who has made a…
  • Sep 23

    Stupid Bluebook Rule

    Stupid Bluebook Rule
    The 20th edition of the Bluebook requires a citation to a Restatement to include "American Law Institute" in the parenthetical with the year of publication. For example: Restatement (Third) of Unfair Competition § 3 (Am. Law Inst.…
  • Sep 22

    Moot Court Competition Announcement

    Moot Court Competition Announcement
    If anyone who serves double-duty as a Moot Court Advisor is looking for a new competition for your students, please see the below announcement of UNLV Boyd School of Law's Second Annual Frank A. Shreck Gaming Law Moot Court Competition....
Rank this Week: 495

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/
  • Sep 24

    Being Laid Off And The Right to Stock Option

    Being Laid Off And The Right to Stock Option
    One of the more painful things that happen to employees of start-ups in San Francisco and the rest of Silicon Valley is being laid off shortly before or right before they become eligible for a stock or right before an important vesting…
  • Sep 10

    Can You Be Fired While On Disability Leave?

    Can You Be Fired While On Disability Leave?
    One common question employees ask is whether they can be fired while on disability leave and whether that would be legal. The reality is that an employer can choose to fire you at any time for any reason, and nothing can physically stop them…
  • Aug 28

    What FMLA Protection Does And Does Not Mean

    What FMLA Protection Does And Does Not Mean
    Many employees (and employers) misunderstand what FMLA protection means. They assume that this protection provides them with a certain immunity from being terminated – i.e. that they cannot be terminated while on FMLA leave no…
Rank this Week: 777

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and resources. From the South Texas College of Law.

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    Banned Books Week

    Banned Books Week
    Banned Books Week began in 1982, as a way to bring banned books to the attention of the public. It has continued every year since as an annual celebration of the freedom to read.Some of the most eloquent writing on the importance of…
  • Sep 16

    A More Perfect Union: Celebrating the Constitution in an Election Year

    A More Perfect Union: Celebrating the Constitution in an Election Year
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist     On September 17, 1787, the delegates of the Constitutional Convention approved and signed the document they had worked on all summer in…
  • Aug 27

    The Fred Parks Library will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, September 5th.

    The Fred Parks Library will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, September 5th.
    We hope you have a wonderful weekend.
Rank this Week: 541

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 679

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers the Fair Labor Standards Act, overtime, class actions, and wage and hour cases. By Chicago Overtime Law Center.

http://www.chicagoovertimelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Court Certifies Collective Action Against Gem Financial

    Court Certifies Collective Action Against Gem Financial
    In order for plaintiffs to file a class action lawsuit, they have to file a proposal with the court for their lawsuit to be certified as a class action. After that it’s the responsibility of the judge to determine if the plaintiffs meet…
  • Sep 20

    Overtime Suit Filed by Bimbo’s Bakery Driver/Salesmen

    Overtime Suit Filed by Bimbo’s Bakery Driver/Salesmen
    The wage and hour lawsuit further alleges that Bimbo Bakeries violated the FLSA by failing to properly keep track of all the hours worked by its delivery drivers. The three named plaintiffs filed the class action wage and hour lawsuit on…
  • Sep 12

    Wal-Mart Supervisors Claim They Are Not Exempt and Must be Paid Overtime

    Wal-Mart Supervisors Claim They Are Not Exempt and Must be Paid Overtime
    According to a recent wage and hour class action lawsuit filed in Pennsylvania, Wal-Mart has been allegedly misclassifying its supervisors as exempt from overtime, then allegedly requiring them to work so many overtime hours the supervisors…
Rank this Week: 427

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

Covers family law and mediation. By Law and Mediation Office of Darren M. Shapiro, P.C.

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • Sep 24

    Proof of Child Support Payments and Cash Payments In New York

    Proof of Child Support Payments and Cash Payments In New York
    The New York Family Court processes petitions for child support, establishes new child support orders, and determines whether a modification should be made to an existing child support order.  It is possible to also utilize the…
  • Sep 19

    Validity of a Universal Life Church Marriage and Prenuptial Agreement

    Validity of a Universal Life Church Marriage and Prenuptial Agreement
    In New York, an antenuptial agreement that goes into effect once the parties are married may be valid even if the minister that solemnized the marriage received his authority from an unconventional religion. In Oswald v. Oswald, the…
  • Sep 10

    The Primary Caretaker Standard in New York Child Custody Law

    The Primary Caretaker Standard in New York Child Custody Law
    Child Custody disputes and Divorces are complicated at the best of times.  Often, legally breaking down a relationship becomes more difficult when children are involved. When a mother and father choose to separate or divorce, they not…
Rank this Week: 602

Harris Law Blog

Harris Law Blog

Covers car accidents, commercial truck accidents, brain injuries, wrongful death lawsuits, child sex abuse and other child injuries.

http://harrisjustice.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 24

    Motorcycle Injury Attorney | Fort Myers Florida

    Motorcycle Injury Attorney | Fort Myers Florida
    Bike crashes come in all shapes and sizes. However, almost all share a common result: tragedy. I'm an experienced Fort Myers motorcycle injury attorney serving our Southwest Florida region. If you were seriously harmed by a motorcycle crash,…
  • Sep 24

    Cape Coral Personal Injury Attorney | Lee County Florida

    Cape Coral Personal Injury Attorney | Lee County Florida
    While you're suffering through your pain, losses, and big medical bills, stress and confusion make your situation worse. I'm an experienced personal injury attorney serving Cape Coral and surrounding areas, and I help people just like you.…
  • Sep 23

    Accident Attorney Cape Coral | Lee County Florida

    Accident Attorney Cape Coral | Lee County Florida
    Your suffering is a burden you didn't deserve. Your hardships matter, and an insurance company's bad attitude is confusing and stressful. After your crash, contact me. I'm an experienced accident attorney Cape Coral victims call for legal…
Rank this Week: 568

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

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

    Hiring Foreign Employees in China

    Hiring Foreign Employees in China
    Hiring a foreigner in China usually requires all of the following be true: The candidate is in good health and over the age of 18 The candidate possesses the skills and work experience required for the job The candidate has no criminal record…
  • Sep 23

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXX

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXX
    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…
  • Sep 22

    TPP: The Full Text, Oh and China Too

    TPP: The Full Text, Oh and China Too
    Far too many on Facebook and Twitter keep describing the Trans-Pacific Partnership as a “secret” document and then use that as a reason for opposing it. Go ahead and oppose TPP — that’s your right — but…
Rank this Week: 881

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Sep 24

    Legal Ed Videos on Teaching

    Legal Ed Videos on Teaching
    Hat tip to Dr. Victoria Sutton, Texas Tech Law's Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, for alerting me to the collection of videos from the Igniting Law Teaching conference in 2015 found on the Legal Ed web pages. You...
  • Sep 23

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    I have reached the age where I have a lot of "back in my day" thoughts. EDM makes my head hurt. Modern movies are terrible. I hate how connected people are with phones. I hate ball parks named after corporations....
  • Sep 22

    Predicting Success? Exciting Research from the Western Heart of Texa

    Predicting Success? Exciting Research from the Western Heart of Texa
    There’s exciting research work going on in West Texas, entitled: “Will I Pass the Bar Exam? Predicting Student Success Using LSAT Scores and Law School Performance,” co-written by Dr. Katherine Austin, Professor Catherine (Cassie)…
Rank this Week: 497

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
  • Sep 24

    Privacy of a doctor under GMC investigation clashes with that of his patient

    Privacy of a doctor under GMC investigation clashes with that of his patient
    Dr DB v. General Medical Council [2016] EWHC 2331 (QB), 23 September 2016, Soole J – read judgment An interesting three-way privacy fight between a GP, a patient who had complained about his treatment by the GP, and the…
  • Sep 22

    Xenakis the fisherman and the tangle of EU law

    Xenakis the fisherman and the tangle of EU law
    Understanding Standing: Post 1 of 3 Recently, we posted on a proposed action against the European Commission, or, more precisely, the action of its president. The applicants’ greatest challenge in those proceedings will be to persuade…
  • Sep 21

    High Court calls for change in bereavement law to benefit cohabitee

    High Court calls for change in bereavement law to benefit cohabitee
    Smith v Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and another [2016] EWHC 2208 (QB) – read judgment Under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 those who live together but are not married are not entitled to damages for bereavement. The High…
Rank this Week: 749

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 941

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
Rank this Week: 789

Constitution Daily

Constitution Daily

From the National Constitution Center.

http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/
  • Sep 24

    10 fascinating facts about the Supreme Court on its birthday

    10 fascinating facts about the Supreme Court on its birthday
    It was back on this day in 1789 that Congress passed the act that officially created the federal judiciary system that included the Supreme Court and other federal courts.
  • Sep 24

    Drama, controversy marked the first Supreme Court justice

    Drama, controversy marked the first Supreme Court justice
    It was 227 years ago today that Congress signed the law that created the framework for the Supreme Court, and a look back at the first court shows personal drama that included a justice dodging creditors, a failed suicide attempt, and a chief…
  • Sep 23

    Fala, the dog who helped win a presidential election

    Fala, the dog who helped win a presidential election
    On September 23, 1944, President Franklin D. Roosevelt made his famous Fala speech, which became a defining moment in his fourth presidential campaign. So who was the Scottish Terrier that helped FDR win his closest race?
Rank this Week: 608

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

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

    Links for 2016-09-23 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-09-23 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Sep 22

    Links for 2016-09-21 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-09-21 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Sep 17

    Links for 2016-09-16 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-09-16 [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: 646

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

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

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    If you like your plan, Nebraska style

    If you like your plan, Nebraska style
    Cornhusker State insureds (and potential insureds) just lost another opportunity:"Blue Cross drops out of Nebraska's Obamacare marketplace"That leaves just two carriers on the state's Exchange, one of which has a substantial Medicaid presence…
  • Sep 23

    Back to the Future?

    Back to the Future?
    Regular readers will recognize Cornerstone: they've been a great resource for me both professionally and for the blog. Steve Geis, Cornerstone's VP of Employee Benefits, recently penned a really interesting article that was emailed to their…
  • Sep 22

    Health Wonk Review: Mazel Tov to CHII edition

    Health Wonk Review: Mazel Tov to CHII edition
    Our good friend Louise Norris, co-proprietor (along with her husband Jay) of the Colorado Health Insurance Insider blog hosts this week's round-up of health care wonkery. And it's extra special because they're celebrating the blog's 10 year…
Rank this Week: 772

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
  • Sep 23

    Whirlpool Microwave Recall

    Whirlpool Microwave Recall
    If you find yourself heating up popcorn for movie night, make sure to be extra careful if you own a Whirpool microwave. In late August, Whirpool announced a recall on one of their hooded combination microwaves. The reason for the recall…
  • Sep 19

    Super Lawyers 2017

    Super Lawyers 2017
    The Jones & Swanson family works as a team with the goal of providing the best counsel and outcome for our clients. We are proud to announce that this dedication has led to two Super Lawyers list awards this year. Attorney Andrew…
  • Sep 15

    Child Passenger Safety Week: Pregnant Mother

    Child Passenger Safety Week: Pregnant Mother
    Next week is Child Passenger Safety Week, so in continuation of our car seat and booster seat safety tips, we are providing safety information for pregnant mothers. Seat belts are imperative to provide protection for adults, children, and…
Rank this Week: 771

Legal by the Bay

Legal by the Bay

Reports on Bay Area legal news, pro bono and diversity in the legal profession, tech tips and resources, work life balance, and more. By the Bar Association of San Francisco,

http://blog.sfbar.org/
Rank this Week: 476

Photo Attorney

Photo Attorney

Covers legal issues for photographers. By Carolyn E. Wright.

http://www.photoattorney.com
  • Sep 23

    Sign Copyright Alliance’s Letter to Political Candidate

    Sign Copyright Alliance’s Letter to Political Candidate
    ~From the Copyright Alliance~ Dear Creators, As election season grows closer and important copyright issues take center stage, please sign our letter reminding candidates of the vital role that copyright, free expression, creativity and…
  • Sep 22

    Photography and the Law Courses on LinkedIn Learning

    Photography and the Law Courses on LinkedIn Learning
    LinkedIn announced today the launch of LinkedIn Learning, an online learning platform enabling individuals and organizations to achieve their objectives and aspirations. LinkedIn’s goal is to help people discover and develop the skills…
  • Sep 15

    Do You Want to Remove Your ID Info from Copyright Office Records?

    Do You Want to Remove Your ID Info from Copyright Office Records?
    The U.S. Copyright Office today published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”), seeking public comment on proposed new rules related to personally identifiable information (“PII”) that may be found in the…
Rank this Week: 524

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Up to date information on intellectual property law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.intellectualpropertylawblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Software and Business Method Inventions After Alice

    Software and Business Method Inventions After Alice
    Patent attorneys are often asked the question: “Is my idea patentable?”  Often the idea is related to software or business methods.  Well-known business methods include Amazon’s “1-click shopping” and…
  • Sep 16

    Federal Circuit is In Sync with Patent’s Validity Under Section 101

    Federal Circuit is In Sync with Patent’s Validity Under Section 101
    The Federal Circuit overturned a District Court ruling that a patent directed to automated lip synchronization and manipulation of animated characters’ facial expressions was invalid under Section 101 as being an abstract idea. The…
  • Jul 28

    Parent Company Furnishes Cancellation of Subsidiary’s Trademark Registration

    Parent Company Furnishes Cancellation of Subsidiary’s Trademark Registration
    Does your company’s wholly-owned subsidiary own trademarks in its own name?  Has your company acquired any companies that own trademarks?  If so, your company’s use of those trademarks will not prevent cancellation of…
Rank this Week: 703

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 915

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

Features a discussion of medical privacy. By Jeffrey P. Drummond.

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    Magical Incantations of Blockchain: I must…

    Magical Incantations of Blockchain: I must confess: I was a liberal arts major, and I've never written a line of code in my life.  So maybe I'm just an idiot (a real possibility), but I just don't see how Blockchain works, and how it's going…
  • Sep 22

    Want Some Free HIPAA Advice? Are you a…

    Want Some Free HIPAA Advice? Are you a North Texas healthcare provider looking for help and ideas on how to conduct a good risk analysis for your organization?  How would you like the assistance of a dozen Masters of Healthcare Management…
  • Sep 22

    Providers Must Understand [and Practice]…

    Providers Must Understand [and Practice] Cybersecurity: Ft. Worth's own Theresa Meadows serves on HHS' Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force and has some good points to make.  Like understanding your risks.  
Rank this Week: 471

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Sep 23

    Blog Post: Tesla Investors May Get Chance To Halt SolarCity Deal Vote

    Blog Post: Tesla Investors May Get Chance To Halt SolarCity Deal Vote
    A Delaware Chancery judge said Friday he would try to render bench rulings on Tesla Motors Inc. investors’ bids to consolidate and fast-track their challenges to the proposed $2.6 billion acquisition of SolarCity Corp, potentially…
  • Sep 23

    Blog Post: Claims In Fiat Chrysler Car-Hacking Suit Trimmed By Judge

    Blog Post: Claims In Fiat Chrysler Car-Hacking Suit Trimmed By Judge
    An Illinois federal judge on Friday kept alive a proposed class action alleging Fiat Chrysler’s automobiles have a defective internet connectivity system that allows hackers to take control of the vehicle, but significantly trimmed the…
  • Sep 23

    Blog Post: Trump Trumpets Rollback Of Energy Development Regulation

    Blog Post: Trump Trumpets Rollback Of Energy Development Regulation
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday doubled down on his full-throated support of fossil fuel development and use, telling a Pennsylvania shale conference that if elected, he would remove federal regulatory barriers to…
Rank this Week: 584

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    Slides for my conference talk

    Slides for my conference talk
    Excellent conference, which ended just a half hour ago, on "Human Rights and Tax in an Unequal World."  Very diverse range of topics, ideas, and approaches, but it also hung together well.  Props to Philip Alston and Nikki Reisch…
  • Sep 21

    "Human Rights and Tax in an Unequal World": NYU Law School conference this Thursday and Friday

    "Human Rights and Tax in an Unequal World": NYU Law School conference this Thursday and Friday
    Tomorrow and Friday at NYU, we will be holding our long-planned conference on Human Rights and Tax in an Unequal World.  Very good and varied speakers list, bringing together lots of interesting people who are not always seen at the same…
  • Sep 21

    Two birds with one stone?

    Two birds with one stone?
    An op-ed by Morris Pearl in today's NYT argues the following: "With companies engaging in high-risk tax avoidance, the investing public needs more information, clearly expressed.  Investors should, at a minimum, be given a list of all…
Rank this Week: 482

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

Reviews recent cases involving non-competition agreements and related claims. By Kenneth J. Vanko.

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Sep 23

    Deconstructing the Trump Campaign's Non-Compete Agreement

    Deconstructing the Trump Campaign's Non-Compete Agreement
    The inspiration for this post comes from Donna Ballman's terrific blog and her latest post today, titled "Trump Campaign Noncompete Agreements May Break Multiple Laws."It probably comes as no surprise that Trump's noncompete agreement sucks…
  • Sep 23

    Rhode Island Bars Physician Non-Compete

    Rhode Island Bars Physician Non-Compete
    Only rarely do courts strike non-competes on the final element of the three-part reasonableness test: whether enforcement would be contrary to a public interest.Earlier this year, a Rhode Island court followed Massachusetts' lead and held…
  • Sep 12

    Illinois Appellate Court Announces a "Test" to Evaluate Bad Faith in Trade Secrets Claim

    Illinois Appellate Court Announces a "Test" to Evaluate Bad Faith in Trade Secrets Claim
    In Conxall Corp. v. iCONN Systems, LLC, the First District Appellate Court of Illinois set forth what only loosely can be described as a "test" for determining when a party maintains an action for trade secrets misappropriation in bad…
Rank this Week: 922