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Appellate Law & Practice

Appellate Law & Practice

Covers appellate law and advocacy.

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

    Giving it up.

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

    CA1: large law firm loses case on behalf of client

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

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

    CA1: It’s official. Everything is mail fraud.
    US v. Hebshie, 07-2339 (12/4/08). This is a federal arson case. As you know, the framers of the constitution really envisioned the federal government prosecuting insurance fraud (or, as they say, “mail fraud”). The first says that pretty…
Rank this Week: 235

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyer.pro/category/blog/
  • Dec 5

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?

    Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?
    At this time of the year, I like to go back and reflect upon previous blog posts. One in particular stays with me, it is that of the Delia and Marvin family. It started as a normal Tuesday morning in the City of Chicago for this family. What…
  • Apr 28

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago

    Bicycle Dooring Accident in Chicago
    As the weather is starting to get nicer, the leaves are appearing on the trees and we have hit spring in Chicago, I am reminded that it is also the beginning of bicycle riding season in Chicago.  Bicycle riding in the city of Chicago is…
  • Apr 19

    Check out the new Nemeroff Law Offices website

    Check out the new Nemeroff Law Offices website
    Friends, Excited for the launch of our new and improved website. Please check it out at: www.chicagoinjurylawyer.pro/ Would love to hear your thoughts on the site. David Nemeroff, Nemeroff Law Office
Rank this Week: 501

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

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

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 711

Visa Lawyer Blog

Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law topics including all aspects of family and work visas. Published by Jacob Sapochnick.

https://www.visalawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    How Buy American, Hire American is Affecting H1B worker

    How Buy American, Hire American is Affecting H1B worker
    On April 18, 2017, the President signed the controversial executive order, Hire American, Buy American, “in order to promote the proper functioning of the H-1B visa program.” Among other things, the President’s executive…
  • Aug 15

    California files lawsuit over Trump’s Sanctuary City EO

    California files lawsuit over Trump’s Sanctuary City EO
    On Monday August 14, 2017, the state of California filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice dragging the state into yet another contentious legal battle against the Trump administration. The lawsuit challenges an executive order…
  • Aug 11

    The Potential Impact of the RAISE Act on the country’s economy

    The Potential Impact of the RAISE Act on the country’s economy
    On Thursday, August 10, 2017, the prestigious Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania released a report which discusses the effect that the RAISE Act would have on the country’s economy. The RAISE Act is a Senate bill that was…
Rank this Week: 826

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

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

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Aug 19

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Scientists just found another worrying link between sugar and depression, Quartz Watching children learn how to lie The Conversation Model hallucinations Aeon How Smartphones Are Making Kids Unhappy NPR The First-Ever Brain-Controlled VR Game…
  • Aug 18

    “Should We Treat Vegetative and Minimally Conscious Patients as Persons?”

    “Should We Treat Vegetative and Minimally Conscious Patients as Persons?”
    "Should We Treat Vegetative and Minimally Conscious Patients as Persons?" by Matthew Braddock has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: How should we treat patients diagnosed as being in a persistent vegetative state (PVS)…
  • Aug 16

    "Views of Caregivers on the Ethics of Assistive Technology Used for Home Surveillance of People Living with Dementia"

    "Views of Caregivers on the Ethics of Assistive Technology Used for Home Surveillance of People Living with Dementia"
    "Views of Caregivers on the Ethics of Assistive Technology Used for Home Surveillance of People Living with Dementia" by Maurice Mulvenna, Anton Hutton, Vivien Coates, Suzanne Martin, Stephen Todd, Raymond Bond, and Anne Moorhead has been…
Rank this Week: 432

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Aug 19

    The little-known truth about how you fool yourself.

    The little-known truth about how you fool yourself.
    The human mind is prone to misjudge many things in very predictable ways. We now know this from many years of rigorous psychological research. Even scientists dismiss findings of how their own minds operate. Everyone (even data-obsessed…
  • Jul 14

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip
    Someone sent me an email out of the blue the other day. It contained a link to an online article posted by someone we both know. The email had only the link, and was preceded by the following word: “Hmmmmmmm…” That meant I…
  • Jul 14

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip
    Someone sent me an email yesterday, out of the blue. It contained a link to an article posted by someone we both know. The email had only the link, and was preceded by the following word: Hmmmmmmm… That meant I was supposed to find…
Rank this Week: 902

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Aug 19

    Surefire Steps To Avoid Bankruptcy

    Surefire Steps To Avoid Bankruptcy
    Most people would rather parade naked down Main Street than file bankruptcy. Bankruptcy makes them feel exposed, defeated, ashamed. If you don’t want to go there, you can order your life so you don’t ever need bankruptcy…
  • Aug 15

    Claiming the Mortgage Interest Deduction While In Bankruptcy

    Claiming the Mortgage Interest Deduction While In Bankruptcy
    Is your Chapter 13 plan  paying back mortgage payments that were delinquent when you filed bankruptcy? If so, a tax deduction lurks, unclaimed, in the trustee’s records. Track down that tax deduction and you reduce your federal…
  • Aug 7

    How 13 Works To Save Your House From Foreclosure

    How 13 Works To Save Your House From Foreclosure
    Saving a house from foreclosure is the single reason most people file bankruptcy. Bankruptcy stops foreclosure- that’s a given. But then what? How can bankruptcy save the house,  rather than just putting off the inevitable loss?…
Rank this Week: 567

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Aug 19

    The Right to (Black) Life

    The Right to (Black) Life
    The New York Times (Aug. 9, 2017): The Right to (Black) Life, by Renee Bracey Sherman Three years since the killing of Michael Brown, women of color are asserting that one of the greatest civil rights issues of our time...
  • Aug 18

    Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973

    Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973
    The New York Times (Aug. 16, 2017): Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973, Paper Finds, by Maya Salam The sperm count of men in Western countries has been declining precipitously with no signs of...
  • Aug 18

    Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion

    Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion
    Washington's Top News (August 12, 2017): Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion, by The Associated Press A bill that would require women to purchase separate insurance for abortions that are not medical emergencies has passed…
Rank this Week: 559

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    When is Silence Acceptance of an Offer to Enter into a Contract

    When is Silence Acceptance of an Offer to Enter into a Contract
    Super Lawyers named Illinois commercial law trial attorneys Peter Lubin and Vincent DiTommaso Super Lawyers and Illinois business dispute attorneys Patrick Austermuehle and Andrew Murphy Rising Stars in the Categories of Class Action,…
  • Aug 17

    Idea Theft Case Allowed Proceed

    Idea Theft Case Allowed Proceed
    The Ninth Circuit cited California Supreme Court doctrine in noting that because a claim is “triggered” by a protected speech activity—in this case the production and release of the film—does not mean that it arises…
  • Aug 16

    Legal Action if a Contract is Breached — Best Chicago and Naperville Breach of Contract Lawyer

    Legal Action if a Contract is Breached — Best Chicago and Naperville Breach of Contract Lawyer
    Super Lawyers named Illinois commercial law trial attorneys Peter Lubin and Vincent DiTommaso Super Lawyers and Illinois business dispute attorneys Patrick Austermuehle and Andrew Murphy Rising Stars in the Categories of Class Action,…
Rank this Week: 699

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Aug 19

    Things to Think About Before You Put Your Project on Kickstarter

    Things to Think About Before You Put Your Project on Kickstarter
    The Internet has encouraged so many cool and interesting ways of creating. Scrolling through Kickstarter, to pick just one website, can expose you to an incredible variety of artistic endeavors that you can support, many of which involve…
  • Aug 18

    Brian O'Conan Hypo

    Brian O'Conan Hypo
    Having disappeared for a couple of weeks into frantic preparation for the new semester, I thought I would re-emerge by sharing a hypo that I do with my students on the first day of class, based on Conan O'Brien's contract...
  • Aug 17

    Contracts and Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (August 17, 2017)

    Contracts and Commercial Law Scholarship: Weekly Top Ten SSRN Downloads (August 17, 2017)
    Top Downloads For: Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal Recent Top Papers (60 days) As of: 18 Jun 2017 - 17 Aug 2017 Rank Paper Downloads 1. How to Restructure Venezuelan Debt (¿Cómo restructurar la deuda venezolana?) Lee C. Buchheit…
Rank this Week: 687

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    UPDATE Fatality Crash Northbound I15 Near Idaho Fall

    UPDATE Fatality Crash Northbound I15 Near Idaho Fall
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
  • Aug 19

    Three Vehicle Crash I15@118

    Three Vehicle Crash I15@118
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
  • Aug 17

    Injury Crash on I-15 mp 196, near Idaho/Montana border

    Injury Crash on I-15 mp 196, near Idaho/Montana border
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
Rank this Week: 830

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    China Counterfeiting Cease and Desist Letters: The Power and the Risk

    China Counterfeiting Cease and Desist Letters: The Power and the Risk
    Hardly a week goes by without an American or a European company contacting one of our China lawyers wanting to retain us to “stop the counterfeits” of their products online and offline. Far too often these people believe one of…
  • Aug 18

    Beijing’s New Employment Laws: Terminating Probationary Employee

    Beijing’s New Employment Laws: Terminating Probationary Employee
    I have recently been focusing on Beijing with my China employment law posts because Beijing recently came out with new employment laws. The new laws, entitled the Responses to Several Issues Regarding Application of Law in Trial of Labor…
  • Aug 17

    China Contracts and Hong Kong Jurisdiction: No, No, No

    China Contracts and Hong Kong Jurisdiction: No, No, No
    Hong Kong courts are world class and few foreign companies would not rather have their disputes against their Mainland China counter-parties resolved in Hong Kong as opposed to in Yiwu or in Harbin. Hong Kong as the jurisdiction of choice is…
Rank this Week: 897

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Aug 19

    Information Asymmetries Conceal Fraud and Systemic Risks in the U.S. Banking Industry

    Information Asymmetries Conceal Fraud and Systemic Risks in the U.S. Banking Industry
    U.S. Government Initiatives (USGIs) to “foster economic growth and vibrant financial markets through more rigorous regulatory impact analysis that addresses systemic risk and market failures, such as moral hazard and information…
  • Aug 18

    Regulating Motivation: A New Perspective on the Volcker Rule

    Regulating Motivation: A New Perspective on the Volcker Rule
    The myriad problems with the Dodd-Frank Act’s ban on proprietary trading by banks have led to a rare bipartisan consensus: the Volcker Rule must be pared back or even repealed. At the root of the Rule’s problems is a fundamental…
  • Aug 18

    Losing Stockholder Standing to Assert and Enforce Corporate Inspection Right

    Losing Stockholder Standing to Assert and Enforce Corporate Inspection Right
    The rights of stockholders to demand to inspect a corporation’s books and records under state corporation laws are a powerful method of ensuring the stockholders’ rights and interests are safeguarded. Such inspection rights are…
Rank this Week: 717

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 646

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Aug 19

    Staying Safe and Having Fun at the Chicago Air and Water Show

    Staying Safe and Having Fun at the Chicago Air and Water Show
    August 19-20, Shell Oil Products and the City of Chicago will be hosting the 59th annual Chicago Air and Water Show at North Avenue Beach. It is considered the largest free show of its kind in the United States and will feature a variety…
  • Aug 18

    $100,000 Settlement for a Pedestrian Hit by a Distracted Driver

    $100,000 Settlement for a Pedestrian Hit by a Distracted Driver
    Recently, a woman was attempting to cross the street, but a driver, who had become distracted in the stalled traffic tried to make a left turn and struck the pedestrian on her left side. This caused her to fly forward three feet and land…
  • Aug 16

    Roller Coaster Safety Tip

    Roller Coaster Safety Tip
    Although roller coasters are fun and thrilling, they can also be very dangerous. In honor of National Roller Coaster Day on August 16, Staver Law Group has compiled this list of roller coaster safety tips. By following these tips, you can…
Rank this Week: 833

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Cannabis Promoted as an “Exit” Drug for Struggling Addict

    Cannabis Promoted as an “Exit” Drug for Struggling Addict
    Proponents of the failed “War on Drugs” have long characterized marijuana as a “gateway” drug, meaning it opens the doors to use of heavier, more dangerous narcotics. But now, a new drug rehabilitation center in Los…
  • Aug 17

    Navigating Commercial Leases for Cannabis Businesse

    Navigating Commercial Leases for Cannabis Businesse
    Cannabis businesses have many legal issues with which to contend, from banking to bud-tending. Commercial leases for cannabis businesses raise special concerns for both landlords and tenants. Because of the federal civil asset forfeiture…
  • Aug 15

    American Legion Joins the Cannabis Cause to Improve Veterans’ Live

    American Legion Joins the Cannabis Cause to Improve Veterans’ Live
    The Trump Administration’s anti-marijuana policies adversely affect thousands of Americans who rely on the medicinal benefits of cannabis to relieve various forms of suffering. There is, perhaps, no more potent illustration of the harm…
Rank this Week: 632

The Poblete DC Dispatches

The Poblete DC Dispatches

Features updates on regulatory and public policy matters in Washington, DC in national security, trade, and international law.

http://jasonpoblete.com/
  • Aug 19

    Left Wing Dictatorship Smothered Venezuela Democracy Yesterday

    Left Wing Dictatorship Smothered Venezuela Democracy Yesterday
    The political situation in Venezuela continues to go from bad to worse. If you’re in the camp that believes saving democratic institutions stood a chance in Venezuela, yesterday should serve as your last wake up call. Stop hitting the…
  • Aug 18

    Hizbollah in Latin America, Congress Should OK New Sanction

    Hizbollah in Latin America, Congress Should OK New Sanction
    On this blog, since at least 2008 (a few posts here, here, and here), we’ve published several posts about Hezbollah in Latin America and the threats posed by other radical terrorists groups in Latin America. I started studying the…
  • Jul 15

    Venezuela Inks MOU with American Oil Drilling Company

    Venezuela Inks MOU with American Oil Drilling Company
    For colleagues who follow matters in Venezuela, it seems as if the Venezuela regime is supposedly inking contracts with American companies. According to an article that appeared in the government-owned Telesur media outlet, officials…
Rank this Week: 710

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/
  • Aug 19

    Benicia Community Event

    Benicia Community Event
    I’m Ed Smith, a Benicia car accident lawyer. Residents of Benicia live in a city on the edge of the Bay Area that offers close proximity to city life without the congested streets and bustling nights. Benicia locals also enjoy a wide…
  • Aug 18

    2 Separate Highway 50 Crashes near South Lake Tahoe

    2 Separate Highway 50 Crashes near South Lake Tahoe
    I’m Ed Smith, a South Lake Tahoe Car Accident Lawyer. There were two, unrelated crashes that happened on Highway 50 in Nevada on Sunday, August 13. What Happened? In one of the car accidents, a white, new model Toyota 4Runner lost…
  • Aug 18

    Biker Hospitalized After Thousand Oaks Hit and Run

    Biker Hospitalized After Thousand Oaks Hit and Run
    I am Ed Smith, a Thousand Oaks motorcycle attorney. A biker was hospitalized with possible  trauma after an accident on Highway 101 Sunday afternoon in Thousand Oaks. When you or your family are involved in a highway crash, it is…
Rank this Week: 882

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Covers construction law, government contracts, infrastructure and public-private partnerships. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.gravel2gavel.com/
  • Aug 18

    Fifth Circuit Vacates Denial of Charitable Tax Deduction For Conservation Easement

    Fifth Circuit Vacates Denial of Charitable Tax Deduction For Conservation Easement
    On August 11, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit decided the case of BC Ranch II, LP, et al., v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, which involved charitable tax deductions based on the creation of conservation easements. After…
  • Aug 17

    Office of Planning and Research Releases Updated General Plan Guideline

    Office of Planning and Research Releases Updated General Plan Guideline
    On August 2, 2017, the California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (“OPR”) released its first update to the General Plan Guidelines (the “Guidelines”) since 2003. The Guidelines provide guidance to…
  • Aug 11

    Texas’ 2017 Environmental Legislation Summary

    Texas’ 2017 Environmental Legislation Summary
    The Texas Legislature meets every two years, and, as befits a large state with varied interest and concerns, typically enacts hundreds of new laws during these sessions. The 85th Regular Session of the Legislature has concluded, and over 1000…
Rank this Week: 669

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Aug 18

    TWiL 396: The Possibilities Are Endle

    TWiL 396: The Possibilities Are Endle
    Star Trek mock ups and fair Suess. Stripes, chevrons, what's the use? Join Denise Howell, Mike Keyes, Mark McKenna, and Matthew Curtis as they discuss tiki torches and brand management. LinkedIn is enjoined, what will they do? Dog selfies -…
  • Aug 11

    TWiL 395: Outsourcing Bias and Whale

    TWiL 395: Outsourcing Bias and Whale
    Is Naruto the real Naruto? A competitive market for hacker mercenaries? Join Denise Howell, Emory Roane, and Matthew Curtis dissects whether humans are biologically unsuited for IT employment. Is Disney following COPPA or following you? Can…
  • Aug 4

    TWiL 394: Covering Your Bot

    TWiL 394: Covering Your Bot
    Federal privacy complaint for Google's program to track shoppers, Roomba CEO says they won't sell maps of users' homes... or will they? Where does your car's collected data go? Anonymous browsing data can be exposed, what happens when the…
Rank this Week: 466

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Aug 18

    Welcome to the Georgetown Law Library!

    Welcome to the Georgetown Law Library!
      All incoming students were sent registration information for Westlaw, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law to their unique @georgetown.edu email from the library.  If you can’t find the email, check your SPAM folder or the…
  • Aug 14

    Farewell to the Dengrove Courtroom Sketche

    Farewell to the Dengrove Courtroom Sketche
    Students returning to campus this fall may wonder what happened to the intriguing courtroom sketches that were on display in the Georgetown Law Library. Their creator, Ida Libby Dengrove, drew some of the most memorable trials of the late…
  • Aug 8

    Interview Week Resource

    Interview Week Resource
    Congratulations to all participating in Interview Week. The library offers a number of resources to help you prepare for your interviews – books with sample interview questions, databases with profiles of legal employers and much more.…
Rank this Week: 465

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Aug 18

    When CEOs Play Politics, Shareholders CanNOT Take Them to Court

    When CEOs Play Politics, Shareholders CanNOT Take Them to Court
    In which I respond to a rather silly op-ed in today's WSJ: Ever hear of the business judgment rule? https://t.co/7EOyw3b7C5 pic.twitter.com/rxPihnvWqO — Professor Bainbridge (@ProfBainbridge) August... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Aug 14

    Add NYU to the list of law review articles with incredible chutzpah

    Add NYU to the list of law review articles with incredible chutzpah
    Back in 2011 I got a request from the Chicago Law Review to join a group of academics that would referee articles for them, which pissed me off: We are inviting a select group of academics to comment... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Aug 13

    Being precise about the two kinds of reverse veil piercing

    Being precise about the two kinds of reverse veil piercing
    I thought I was done mining Keith Paul Bishop's post on Curci Investments, LLC v. Baldwin, Cal. Ct. App. Case No. G052764 (Aug. 10, 2017), but one more minor point needs to be made. Keith writes: As... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 730

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    Armed Robbery, Using a Computer to Commit a Crime and the Habitual Offender

    Armed Robbery, Using a Computer to Commit a Crime and the Habitual Offender
    This post examines a recent decision from the Court of Appeals of Michigan: People v. Washington, 2017 WL 3397494 (2017) (per curiam). The court begins the opinion, as courts usually do, by explaining how and why the prosecution…
  • Aug 16

    The Text Messages, Criminal Harassment and the Sufficiency of the Evidence

    The Text Messages, Criminal Harassment and the Sufficiency of the Evidence
    This post examines an opinion from the Appeals Court of Massachusetts:  Commonwealth v. Villaneuva, 92 Mass. App. Ct. 1101 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining that[f]ollowing a jury-waived trial, the defendant…
  • Aug 14

    Aggravated Indecent Exposure, Probation and the Internet Restriction

    Aggravated Indecent Exposure, Probation and the Internet Restriction
    This post examines a recent decision from the Court of Appeals of Michigan: People v. Wilson, 2017 WL 3197681 (2017) (per curiam). The court begins the opinion by explaining thatDefendant appeals, by delayed leave granted, certain probation…
Rank this Week: 657

Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

Offers legal news, notes and commentary of interest to small government contractors. By Steven Koprince.

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Aug 18

    Agency Insists On Subcontract With OEM; GAO Agree

    Agency Insists On Subcontract With OEM; GAO Agree
    Subcontracting is a way of life for many federal government contractors; however, the identification and selection of such subcontractors is usually left up to the reasonable discretion of the prime contractor. So what happens when a…
  • Aug 18

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: August 14-18, 2017

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: August 14-18, 2017
    With what is being deemed “The Great American Eclipse” ready to hit the skies on Monday, there is a lot of excitement in the air here in Lawrence. We are just off the path of totality and are expecting 99.3% coverage. My…
  • Aug 17

    5 Things You Should Know: Bid Protest

    5 Things You Should Know: Bid Protest
    You’ve poured precious time and resources into a proposal, only to lose out on the award. Making matters worse, the agency’s explanation of the award shows that it didn’t reasonably evaluate your proposal. What can you do?…
Rank this Week: 707

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyers Blog

Covers sexual assaults, injuries, passenger disappearances and wrongful death aboard cruise ships. By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.cruiseshiplawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 835

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    Why Divorce Mediation Is Better Than Litigation

    Why Divorce Mediation Is Better Than Litigation
    The decision on whether one should settle your divorce case through mediation or litigation will depend on individual circumstances of every case. There are many cases when the two parties can sit together and negotiate their settlement…
  • Aug 17

    Issues Related To Retirement Benefits and Divorce

    Issues Related To Retirement Benefits and Divorce
    The entire divorce process is quite a complicated one as there are various issues to be handled and sorted out such as distributing marital assets, parenting plans, custody issues along with the emotional trauma a spouse may go through during…
  • Aug 16

    These Are The Emotional Phases of Divorce

    These Are The Emotional Phases of Divorce
    No two people react the same way to their divorce. However, there are certain emotional phases everyone goes through while experiencing their divorce. There are certain phases that could be as painful as the feeling when a dear one passes…
Rank this Week: 569

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Wacks & McHale PC.

http://www.massachusetts-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    DEED IN LIEU OF FORECLOSURE

    DEED IN LIEU OF FORECLOSURE
    A loan secured by a mortgage that goes into default often provides the lender with various options to pursue repayment. One option involves foreclosure by the lender in a public auction and the property sold to the highest bidder. To control…
  • Jul 21

    INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS – IME

    INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS – IME
    According to a recent report released by the Transport Research & Innovation Portal (TRIP), Massachusetts’ highways are some of the busiest and most congested in the nation. The Commonwealth’s highways have the tenth highest…
  • Jun 14

    MA Nursing Homes and Trust

    MA Nursing Homes and Trust
    According to a recent article published by ABC News, Americans “are living longer, in more comfort and in better health than ever before.” With a longer life expectancy, early financial planning has become even more critical to…
Rank this Week: 474

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Aug 18

    Blog Post: Trump Infrastructure Order Shows Strategy Without Clear Plan

    Blog Post: Trump Infrastructure Order Shows Strategy Without Clear Plan
    The Trump administration's recent executive order seeking to expedite permitting and approvals for infrastructure projects is an encouraging sign the president is curtailing what he views as overregulation and inching toward advancing his…
  • Aug 16

    Blog Post: Trump Looks To Speed Infrastructure OKs, Undo Flood Rule

    Blog Post: Trump Looks To Speed Infrastructure OKs, Undo Flood Rule
    President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued an executive order that sought to speed up the process for approving infrastructure projects and revoked federal flood risk standards that set guidelines for publicly funded construction put in place…
  • Aug 16

    Blog Post: FAA Regs Still Apply To 'Commercial' Drone Use

    Blog Post: FAA Regs Still Apply To 'Commercial' Drone Use
    The Federal Aviation Adminstration has promulgated rules for routine use of small unmanned aircraft systems. A recent D.C. Circuit case struck down the application of the rules to recreational use, but they remain in force for commercial use.…
Rank this Week: 595

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Aug 18

    Presidential Pardon Power

    Presidential Pardon Power
    According to Article II, Section 2, of the United States Constitution, the president "shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except in cases of impeachment.” With the recent investigation…
  • Aug 4

    President Trump’s Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Member

    President Trump’s Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Member
    In a series of tweets on July 26th, 2017, President Trump announced that “after consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to…
  • Jul 21

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term
    The Supreme Court ended its term on Monday, June 27, 2017. Decisions were handed down in a variety of cases including cases involving big corporations, church and state, voting rights, and most notably, the controversial travel ban, put forth…
Rank this Week: 469

Fair Housing Defense

Fair Housing Defense

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://fairhousing.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 800

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Aug 18

    Martin, Should the Government Be in the Business of Taxing Churches?

    Martin, Should the Government Be in the Business of Taxing Churches?
    J. Michael Martin (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) has published Should the Government Be in the Business of Taxing Churches?, 29 Regent U. L. Rev. 309 (2017). Here are the first two paragraphs of the introduction (footnotes…
  • Aug 18

    Schlunk: Why the Charitable Deduction for Gifts to Educational Endowments Should Be Repealed

    Schlunk: Why the Charitable Deduction for Gifts to Educational Endowments Should Be Repealed
    Herwig Schlunk (Vanderbilt) has published Why the Charitable Deduction for Gifts to Educational Endowments Should Be Repealed, 71 U. Miami L. Rev. 702 (2017). Here is the introduction (footnotes omitted): The country’s collective patience…
  • Aug 18

    Tyler: Essential Policy and Practice Considerations for Facilitating Social Enterprise

    Tyler: Essential Policy and Practice Considerations for Facilitating Social Enterprise
    John Tyler (Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation) has posted Essential Policy and Practice Considerations for Facilitating Social Enterprise: Commitment, Connections, Harm, and Accountability, forthcoming in J. Yockey & B. Means, eds., The…
Rank this Week: 884

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 805

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    New Arizona Fireworks Bill and Business Self Regulation

    New Arizona Fireworks Bill and Business Self Regulation
    Rebuilding My Family in Recovery: Addiction Survivors Discuss Mending Fences After Finding Lasting Sobriety Photo credit: Pixabay The excruciating pain of addiction isn’t limited to the person who’s abusing substances —…
  • May 25

    How Soon After I Suffer a Personal Injury Do I Have to File a Claim?

    How Soon After I Suffer a Personal Injury Do I Have to File a Claim?
    After going through an accident that ends up with injuries, the victim will never know the full extent of their damages until some time has passed after the accident. Even if a person believes that their injury was minor, they could suffer…
  • May 5

    What Are the Top Five Mental Health Disorders That Are Misdiagnosed?

    What Are the Top Five Mental Health Disorders That Are Misdiagnosed?
    Many people might find it difficult to go seek help for a mental disorder that they may have. Obtaining a diagnosis is the first step in receiving treatment. Going to a physician’s office may be the first step, but not the last.…
Rank this Week: 617

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, asset protection, charitable giving, and business law. By Kyle E. Krull.

http://blog.kylekrull.com/kansas-missouri-estate-planning/
Rank this Week: 861

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 413

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
  • Aug 18

    Can You Fire an Employee for Participating in Racist Behavior or Speech Off-the-Clock?

    Can You Fire an Employee for Participating in Racist Behavior or Speech Off-the-Clock?
    While employees have the right to express their opinions under the First Amendment, their employers have the right to fire them for expressing such opinions. In other words, the freedom of speech, when it comes to employment matters, is a…
  • Aug 16

    When Stopping Competition with A Temporary Injunction, It Pays To Be Precise

    When Stopping Competition with A Temporary Injunction, It Pays To Be Precise
    A lot of times a company rushes to court asking the judge to stop a former employee or his new employer from using the company's confidential information or soliciting its customers based on the agreements that the former employee had signed…
  • Aug 7

    Top Five Posts In 2016

    Top Five Posts In 2016
    While most of my blog posts relate to non-compete and trade secrets issues, I do blog about general commercial and employment issues as well since I have a broad employment and business litigation practice. According to you, here’s the…
Rank this Week: 600

California Land Use Blog

California Land Use Blog

Covers land use law for developers, owners and businesses. By Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://landuselaw.jmbm.com/
  • Aug 18

    JMBM Government, Land Use and Environmental Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America® Guide

    JMBM Government, Land Use and Environmental Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America® Guide
    Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is proud to announce 18 of its attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the list of Best Lawyers in America®  for 2018. Among those, three are members of…
  • Apr 20

    Double Deja Vu: AB 219 is Reinstated!

    Double Deja Vu: AB 219 is Reinstated!
    PREVAILING WAGE LAW is California’s “other” minimum wage. It requires workers to be paid union wages on publicly funded construction projects. But in recent years, the law in California has EXPANDED well beyond its initial…
  • Apr 20

    Double Deja Vu: AB 219 is Reinstated!

    Double Deja Vu: AB 219 is Reinstated!
    PREVAILING WAGE LAW is California’s “other” minimum wage. It requires workers to be paid union wages on publicly funded construction projects. But in recent years, the law in California has EXPANDED well beyond its initial…
Rank this Week: 444

Deeplinks Blog

Deeplinks Blog

Covers bloggers' rights, DMCA, DRM, intellectual property, privacy and security issues. From the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks
  • Aug 18

    As First NAFTA Round Opens in Secrecy, Digital Rights Groups Fear Another TPP

    As First NAFTA Round Opens in Secrecy, Digital Rights Groups Fear Another TPP
    The opening round of a series of negotiations over a proposed revised North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) began this week in Washington, D.C. between trade representatives from the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Already it is…
  • Aug 17

    Fighting Neo-Nazis and the Future of Free Expression

    Fighting Neo-Nazis and the Future of Free Expression
    In the wake of Charlottesville, both GoDaddy and Google have refused to manage the domain registration for the Daily Stormer, a neo-Nazi website that, in the words of the Southern Poverty Law Center, is “dedicated to spreading…
  • Aug 17

    Student Privacy Tips for Parent

    Student Privacy Tips for Parent
    The beginning of the school year is right around the corner. Over the summer, your school may have acquired new devices, software, and educational technology (or ed tech) to use in classrooms. Or, your school may have expanded existing…
Rank this Week: 487

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covers asset protection, estate planning, probate and income tax planning. By Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

http://www.sbshlaw.com/blog
  • Aug 18

    Adapting: Technology and Wealth

    Adapting: Technology and Wealth
    As an estate planner, it is fascinating to me to see how some have acquired their wealth. When I began my career, many "wealthy" families had earned it the standard way, through careers, businesses and salting away a significant portion of…
  • Aug 11

    European Musing

    European Musing
    Hello from Europe, where I’ve spent a good part of July. In late June we dropped off my youngest at a Brown University Spanish Immersion Program in Segovia, Spain—allowing us to tour Madrid and Barcelona. At the time I write this…
  • Aug 4

    The Story of Uncle Benny

    The Story of Uncle Benny
    In my wife’s family lore they tell the story from many years ago about Uncle Benny who didn’t trust his doctors. One day Benny experienced crushing chest pains and was rushed by ambulance to the hospital. His wife and a host of…
Rank this Week: 838

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    About that Obamacare Poster Child

    About that Obamacare Poster Child
    After two years of the media and government gushing over their success, Obamacare darling Molina is having a rough 2017. How rough? Well...In February Molina announced losses from the 4th quarter of 2016 to be $110 million. They also report a…
  • Aug 18

    From the P&C Files: I have issue

    From the P&C Files: I have issue
    As regular readers know, I tend to be a purist when it comes to insurance. So I've railed on medical necessity as regards health insurance; the whole point is risk management.And specifically the concept of Frequency vs Severity.For example,…
  • Aug 17

    Health Wonk Review is up

    Health Wonk Review is up
    Peggy Salvatore hosts the jam-packed Lulls of Summer edition. From the philosophical to the urgent, you'll be glad you stopped by.Original content copyright © InsureBlog
Rank this Week: 606

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Aug 18

    Can a Drunk Person Enter Into a Contract?

    Can a Drunk Person Enter Into a Contract?
    People who are intoxicated often make bad decisions, including signing contracts they may regret when the hangover kicks in. Can they simply claim intoxication and get out of the deal? The short answer: maybe. One of the four essential…
  • Aug 16

    6 Ways to Streamline Evidence

    6 Ways to Streamline Evidence
    Juries usually base their verdicts on a small number of crucial points. But lawyers tend to offer as much evidence as possible, believing this will make their case more convincing or fearing they’ll leave something out. Finding the fine…
  • Aug 14

    Revocation-on-Divorce Statute May Have Retroactive Reach

    Revocation-on-Divorce Statute May Have Retroactive Reach
    When the marriage is over, former spouses usually want their property to go somewhere else when they die. At least the revocation-on-divorce statute assumes this is so and renders transfers made to the other spouse null and void. The statute…
Rank this Week: 485

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Aug 18

    Can a Drunk Person Enter Into a Contract?

    Can a Drunk Person Enter Into a Contract?
    People who are intoxicated often make bad decisions, including signing contracts they may regret when the hangover kicks in. Can they simply claim intoxication and get out of the deal? The short answer: maybe. One of the four essential…
  • Aug 16

    6 Ways to Streamline Evidence

    6 Ways to Streamline Evidence
    Juries usually base their verdicts on a small number of crucial points. But lawyers tend to offer as much evidence as possible, believing this will make their case more convincing or fearing they’ll leave something out. Finding the fine…
  • Aug 14

    Revocation-on-Divorce Statute May Have Retroactive Reach

    Revocation-on-Divorce Statute May Have Retroactive Reach
    When the marriage is over, former spouses usually want their property to go somewhere else when they die. At least the revocation-on-divorce statute assumes this is so and renders transfers made to the other spouse null and void. The statute…
Rank this Week: 572

Adam Smith, Esq.

Adam Smith, Esq.

An inquiry into the economics of law firms. By Bruce MacEwen.

http://www.adamsmithesq.com/
  • Aug 18

    The Decline of Litigation?: Part 1

    The Decline of Litigation?: Part 1
    I’ve been thinking a lot lately about litigation. It’s been one of the two major locomotives driving revenue and profit for BigLaw for the past 50 years or so–the other being transactional or corporate work–and has…
  • Aug 14

    My Kingdom for a Horse: The Psychology of Pricing

    My Kingdom for a Horse: The Psychology of Pricing
    The following guest column is by Richard Hinwood, based in London. Richard is the Head of Strategy & Chief of Staff at Withers.  As Head of Strategy, Richard leads the formulation and implementation of firm-wide strategy and business…
  • Aug 7

    A Parable of Client Service: Coda

    A Parable of Client Service: Coda
    A few weeks ago I related the tale of our abortive foray into changing wireless service providers from AT&T to Verizon, which provided rich material for reflections on client service.  If you missed it, the original story is here.…
Rank this Week: 667

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Aug 18

    NHTSA releases "Marijuana-Impaired Driving A Report to Congress"

    NHTSA releases "Marijuana-Impaired Driving A Report to Congress"
    Though dated July 2017, I believe the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has only just this week released this lengthy report titled "Marijuana-Impaired Driving A Report to Congress." The report's introduction…
  • Aug 17

    "Why a Drug Policy Organization Needs to Speak Out Against White Supremacy"

    "Why a Drug Policy Organization Needs to Speak Out Against White Supremacy"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable and provocative little commentary authored by Megan Farrington, who is the director of digital communications for the Drug Policy Alliance. Here is what Megan has to say: The drug war is a…
  • Aug 16

    Washington Gov and state AG respond forcefully to letter from AG Sessions about marijuana reform concern

    Washington Gov and state AG respond forcefully to letter from AG Sessions about marijuana reform concern
    As noted in this prior post, a few weeks ago US Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent letters to the leaders of states with recreational marijuana laws detailing troublesome data that, in the words of these letters, raised "serious…
Rank this Week: 503

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

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

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Aug 18

    The Top Three Reasons You Need to Attend The Summit

    The Top Three Reasons You Need to Attend The Summit
    If you attend any legal conference, you’ll understand where your practice is and what you need to do to move it forward. You’ll learn the tools, systems and best practices that you can put into place when you return. But...
  • Aug 17

    Are You Done? Or Are You Ready for More?

    Are You Done? Or Are You Ready for More?
    You’ve made it this far. What comes next? Are you content with your practice now, ready to set the cruise-control? Then you can skip The Summit 2017. This is for those who have bigger dreams: those who see tomorrow as a gateway to their…
  • Aug 16

    Why Colorado Springs? It's More Than Just a Pretty Place

    Why Colorado Springs? It's More Than Just a Pretty Place
    Las Vegas. Orlando. New York City. Colorado Springs. If you think Colorado Springs is an unusual location for a legal conference, you’re right. Most estate planning and elder law conferences, workshops and boot camps are held in huge…
Rank this Week: 811