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bevlog

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

http://www.bevlaw.com/bevlog
  • May 12

    Main Tito’s Case Dismissed

    Main Tito’s Case Dismissed
    The main Tito’s Handmade Vodka case has been dismissed, after 19 months of heated litigation. Details are not available so far. The main case was Hofmann v. Fifth Dimension, Inc. (first filed in state court in September of 2014 then…
  • May 12

    Main Tito’s Case Dismissed

    Main Tito’s Case Dismissed
    The main Tito’s Handmade Vodka case has been dismissed. The terms are not available so far. The main case was Hofmann v. Fifth Dimension, Inc. (first filed in state court in September of 2014 then removed to federal court in San Diego a…
  • May 10

    United Summer of Budweiser

    United Summer of Budweiser
    I keep hearing about a Bud label that is so overflowing with patriotic hues and cries, that there is no room for the term Budweiser. For example, this Chicago Tribune article, from just a few hours ago, suggests that the label is under…
Rank this Week: 487

Nanotechnology Law Report

Nanotechnology Law Report

Covers legal issues surrounding nanotechnology. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur.

http://www.nanolawreport.com/
  • May 12

    The passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act creates important considerations for trade secret plaintiff

    The passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act creates important considerations for trade secret plaintiff
    While patent, trademark, and copyright cases have had a place in federal law and a home in federal court, trade secret law has been relegated to the jurisdiction of state courts. Until now. With the passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act of…
  • May 3

    Porter Wright announces the 2016 Technology Seminar Serie

    Porter Wright announces the 2016 Technology Seminar Serie
    Porter Wright continues its tradition of providing cutting-edge information about how technology affects your business with the 2016 Technology Seminar Series, beginning  May 18. This year’s sessions are: May 18: Big Data, Data…
  • Apr 20

    Recent executive action and anticipated impact

    Recent executive action and anticipated impact
    Companies across industries – from tech to transportation – should be paying careful attention to Friday’s executive action signed by President Obama. Our colleague at Antitrust Law Source, Chris Yook, wrote an…
Rank this Week: 928

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • May 12

    Reminder: Always Order a Title Search for Your Mechanic’s Lien

    Reminder: Always Order a Title Search for Your Mechanic’s Lien
    Mechanic’s liens are close to my heart as a construction attorney.  These powerful tools for collection have been (and likely will be) discussed often here at Construction Law Musings.  In fact, they rated their own page here…
  • May 2

    Vik Duggal- Head Konstructicon

    Vik Duggal- Head Konstructicon
    Originally posted 2009-11-20 20:15:37. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor today’s Guest Post Friday, we have the pleasure of a second post, this one by video, from Vik Duggal, a good friend and the founder and energy behind a great…
  • May 2

    Fishing with Client

    Fishing with Client
    We live in an internet, Web 2.0 (or are we on to Web 3.0?), LinkedIn, Twitter, online marketing age.  This is true for construction lawyers and their clients.  We are constantly bombarded with ways to increase our Google search…
Rank this Week: 318

Nimonik

Nimonik

Covers Canadian environmental and energy law.

http://www.nimonik.com/blog/
  • May 12

    Environmental Provisions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

    Environmental Provisions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
    The Trans-Pacific Partnership (“the TPP”) is a free-trade agreement that proposes to liberalize trade and investment between 12 Pacific Rim countries. The rationale for most free-trade agreements is to allow different countries to…
  • May 12

    Electronic Recycling Programs ARPE, R2 and WEEE, and Environmental Regulatory Compliance

    Electronic Recycling Programs ARPE, R2 and WEEE, and Environmental Regulatory Compliance
    Who doesn’t have old computers, tablets and phones sitting around and waiting to be recycled? With an ever growing list of electronic products, disposing of them is becoming a major environmental issue. Some countries have legislated on…
  • Apr 27

    Merge Audit Checklists and Filter Audit Item

    Merge Audit Checklists and Filter Audit Item
    We are pleased to announce an update to NimonikApp.com to help you conduct audits and inspections more efficiently. Merge Templates You can now select multiple Audit Templates and merge them into a single audit. Are you inspecting a Louisiana…
Rank this Week: 804

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
  • May 12

    Fans Who Risk Death for the Art of Heavy Metal

    Fans Who Risk Death for the Art of Heavy Metal
    Not that any of this will change the attitude of the West’s self-appointed metropolitan tastemakers, who sneer at metal’s working-class roots, melodramatic stage antics and anthemic choruses. But it is precisely these elements…
  • May 11

    Settlement Draws Near in Vivian Maier Copyright Fight

    Settlement Draws Near in Vivian Maier Copyright Fight
    Part of the legal saga surrounding the estate of Vivian Maier is drawing to a close a year and a half after it began. The Cook County public administrator, which since late 2014 has been administering the deceased…
  • May 11

    Hitler’s Sketches of Potential Nazi Logo

    Hitler’s Sketches of Potential Nazi Logo
    From the archives of the Bavarian State Ministry of Finance, Munich. Via ClassicPics on Twitter. According to their Twitter handle, ClassicPics tweets historical photos of the good and bad, fun and sad moments from bygone times.    
Rank this Week: 246

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • May 12

    Two Self-Paced Language Learning and Supplementary Language Support Program

    Two Self-Paced Language Learning and Supplementary Language Support Program
    Pronunciator Pronunciator teaches 80 world languages, including TESOL, from 50 language interfaces. This program is a great tool for self-assisted language learning, to provide supplemental practice and support for language classes taken on…
  • Apr 21

    Treatises on Lexi

    Treatises on Lexi
    Often one of the best places to start legal research is with a legal treatise.  This is especially true for law students who have less experience in the law and need to get a good overview of the area of … Continue reading →
  • Apr 19

    Summer Research Acce

    Summer Research Acce
    One of the questions we often get from students is whether they can access resources like Westlaw and Lexis during their jobs and externships over the summer.  The answer depends on the restrictions set by each vendor. Westlaw –…
Rank this Week: 767

Animal Rights: The Abolitionist…

Animal Rights: The Abolitionist Approach

Covers animal law and animal rights. By Gary L. Francione.

http://www.abolitionistapproach.com
  • May 12

    Veganism as a Moral Imperative

    Veganism as a Moral Imperative
    Principle Three of the Abolitionist Approach to Animal Rights is that veganism is a moral imperative: Abolitionists agree with welfarists that animal exploitation is not going to disappear “overnight” and that we need to take…
  • May 8

    “Silencing” Fellow Advocate

    “Silencing” Fellow Advocate
    Casey Taft, who co-owns Vegan Publishers with his spouse, has written an essay in which he attacks a “well-known advocate” for “silencing fellow advocates.” He is well aware that the essay is being interpreted to refer…
  • Apr 18

    Guest Essay: This is Why New Welfarists Should Stop Equivocating on Moral Principles Concerning Animals: A Response to Mercy For Animal

    Guest Essay: This is Why New Welfarists Should Stop Equivocating on Moral Principles Concerning Animals: A Response to Mercy For Animal
    Mercy for Animals has posted a rather breathtaking essay entitled, This Is Why Vegans Should Stop Being Mean to Vegetarians, in which MFA characterizes as “mean” those who promote veganism as a moral baseline or imperative. Here…
Rank this Week: 799

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

http://www.impactlitigation.com/
  • May 11

    Chen v. Allstate: “Pick-Off” Attempt to Moot Class Claims Fails in 9th Cir.

    Chen v. Allstate: “Pick-Off” Attempt to Moot Class Claims Fails in 9th Cir.
    In Chen v. Allstate Insurance Co., Allstate asked the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to answer the hypothetical question raised in Campbell-Ewald v. Gomez, 136 S. Ct. 663 (Jan. 20, 2016) (previously covered on the ILJ here): whether a…
  • May 6

    Representative “Averages” Permitted Where Employer Fails To Keep Records of Time Worked Following Tyson

    Representative “Averages” Permitted Where Employer Fails To Keep Records of Time Worked Following Tyson
    On March 22, 2016, the Supreme Court affirmed a district court’s class certification decision following the $2.9 million judgment against Tyson Foods. Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo, No. 14-1146 (U.S. Sup. Ct. March 22, 2016) (slip op.…
  • Apr 27

    Kilby v. CVS: Cal. Supreme Court Clarifies Seating Requirement

    Kilby v. CVS: Cal. Supreme Court Clarifies Seating Requirement
    On April 4, 2016, the California Supreme Court answered three questions certified by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit regarding interpretation of the California wage order requirements for the provision of seating to…
Rank this Week: 863

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • May 11

    Obama Strengthens Key Corporate Whistleblower Protection

    Obama Strengthens Key Corporate Whistleblower Protection
    “Defend Trade Secrets Act” Signed into Law Washington, D.C. May 11, 2016. Today, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act, which includes major whistleblower reforms. The Act contains strong and much needed…
  • May 9

    Obama Administration Proposes Oversight Reform in Response to Panama Paper

    Obama Administration Proposes Oversight Reform in Response to Panama Paper
    In response to the Panama Papers — the more than ten million leaked documents from the Panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca, that exposed illicit financial activity and tax evasion through the use of anonymous offshore shell companies…
  • May 5

    National Whistleblower Center Launches New Responsive Website

    National Whistleblower Center Launches New Responsive Website
    Today the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) announced the launch of its newly designed website. Below is the NWC’s press release: The National Whistleblower Center (NWC) is delighted to officially announce the launch of our newly…
Rank this Week: 282

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

Announcements, news and legal research tips & tools from University of San Francisco's Dorraine Zief Law Library.

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • May 11

    Judge Garland Submits the Usual Questionnaire

    Judge Garland Submits the Usual Questionnaire
    It's way above ZiefBrief's paygrade to speculate on whether Judge Merrick Garland will ever be confirmed (or even considered) for a Supreme Court seat. The best we can do is note that some aspects of the nomination process — those...
  • May 4

    Merrick Garland's Jurisprudence — Digging in with CRS

    Merrick Garland's Jurisprudence — Digging in with CRS
    The Congressional Research Service (widely respected for its objectivity and thoroughness), has dug deeply into Merrick Garland's judicial record. Here's a summary of the 78 page report, Judge Merrick Garland: His Jurisprudence and Potential…
  • May 4

    USF Law Alumni — The Zief Library Is Still Your Library

    USF Law Alumni — The Zief Library Is Still Your Library
    As a USF law school graduate, you're welcome to come back to Zief whenever you need to do legal research. Access is free; all you need for post-graduation access is a bar card or your free USF alumni card. (Alumni...
Rank this Week: 737

Music & Copyright's Blog

Music & Copyright's Blog

Covers global copyright and legal issues affecting the music industry.

http://musicandcopyright.wordpress.com
  • May 11

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Germany country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Germany country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. ASCAP collections top $1bn for the second consecutive year US performing rights organization ASCAP has reported a new…
  • Apr 28

    WMG makes biggest recorded music market share gains of 2015; indies cement publishing lead

    WMG makes biggest recorded music market share gains of 2015; indies cement publishing lead
    The annual survey by Ovum publication Music & Copyright of the recorded music and music publishing sectors has revealed changes in global market share for the three major music groups and the independent sector. Recorded music leader UMG…
  • Apr 27

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Russia country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Russia country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. WMG makes biggest recorded music market-share gains of 2015; indies cement publishing lead Music & Copyright’s…
Rank this Week: 854

Business Blog

Business Blog

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

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • May 11

    Cyber Threats on Small Businesses Come from All Angle

    Cyber Threats on Small Businesses Come from All Angle
    Cyber Threats on Small Businesses Come from All Angles The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recently issued several “cyber alerts” that may impact small businesses in Monmouth County and throughout New Jersey. As with all…
  • May 9

    Getting More Sleep Can Make Your Monmouth County Business More Successful

    Getting More Sleep Can Make Your Monmouth County Business More Successful
    Getting More Sleep Can Make Your Monmouth County Business More Successful When facing a busy work day, that extra cup of coffee can only do so much. A new study confirms that getting more sleep can help Monmouth County business executives be…
  • May 3

    New Jersey Supreme Court Addresses Use of Metadata in Electronic Document

    New Jersey Supreme Court Addresses Use of Metadata in Electronic Document
    New Jersey Supreme Court Addresses Use of Metadata in Electronic Documents The Supreme Court of New Jersey recently issued an administrative determination regarding whether a lawyer who receives an electronic document may, consistent with…
Rank this Week: 786

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 10

    Helping Your Teen Move to College Safely

    Helping Your Teen Move to College Safely
    Moving away for college is a big opportunity, but if your teen is looking forward to moving into their first apartment or dorm room, you may have some concerns. You have a right to be worried. Teens may not understand the best ways to stay…
  • May 3

    Workers’ Compensation: Does it Protect You if You’re Injured on the Job?

    Workers’ Compensation: Does it Protect You if You’re Injured on the Job?
    Workers compensation is an insurance program covered by your employer. Whether you work for a nonprofit or work part-time or for a small business, you’re supposed to be covered. If you’re injured on the job or if your job causes…
  • Apr 29

    Summer Months See the Most Boating Accidents in Miami and South Florida

    Summer Months See the Most Boating Accidents in Miami and South Florida
    Florida has more boats than any other state – about 899,635 in 2014. Unfortunately, Florida also has the unfortunate distinction of having more boating accidents than most other parts of the country. In 2014, there were 634 reportable…
Rank this Week: 984

ataxingmatter

ataxingmatter

Tax law and economics by Linda Beale

http://ataxingmatter.blogs.com/tax/
  • May 10

    Religion and Tax--not an easy issue

    Religion and Tax--not an easy issue
    The Atlantic magazine has an article in the May 3 2016 issue asking "Should Courts Get to Define Religion?" The article deals with a Catholic shrine in Attleboro Massachusetts, Shrine of Our Lady of LaSalette, that covers almost 200…
  • Apr 29

    IRS Scrutiny of 501(c)(3)

    IRS Scrutiny of 501(c)(3)
    As most everybody is aware by now, the IRS has been under considerable strain for a number of years from budget and staff reductions that have left it underfunded, understaffed, and under pressure. This is part of the right's effort...
  • Apr 24

    172 rightwingers on the Republican Study Committee want to "terminate" the tax code

    172 rightwingers on the Republican Study Committee want to "terminate" the tax code
    Somehow it seems that the more absurd the congressional Republicans get, the greater their hubris and gall in proposing ideas that would hit government programs hard and create havoc for critically important government activities. The latest…
Rank this Week: 419

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • May 10

    Manipulated HUD-1s Result in Indictment of 3 Businessmen

    Manipulated HUD-1s Result in Indictment of 3 Businessmen
    Daniel C. Bomar, 36, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, James B. Wright, 55, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, and Brett T. Immel, 35, Chicago,  Illinois, were indicted by a federal grand jury on April 14, 2016, and charged with conspiracy to…
  • May 9

    Jury Convicts Mortgage Modification Fraudster

    Jury Convicts Mortgage Modification Fraudster
    Dionysius Fiumano, also known as “D,” 43, Irvine, California, was found guilty in Manhattan federal court of orchestrating a massive mortgage modification scheme through which he and his co-conspirators defrauded more than 30,000…
  • May 5

    Disbarred Illinois Lawyer Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Mortgage Fraud

    Disbarred Illinois Lawyer Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Mortgage Fraud
    Avalon, Betts-Gaston, 47, Naperville, Illinois, a disbarred Illinois lawyer, was sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for her role in a mortgage fraud scheme that bilked lenders and vulnerable homeowners out of…
Rank this Week: 6

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • May 10

    Sony Files Patent for Smart Contact Lens with Camera Capabilitie

    Sony Files Patent for Smart Contact Lens with Camera Capabilitie
    IPNews® – Sony recently became the third major player to file a patent application for a smart contact lens.   Sony’s smart lens contains a camera that captures images when the user creates a special blink. Sony’s…
  • Apr 26

    Siri Patent Infringement Settlement to Cost Apple $24.9M

    Siri Patent Infringement Settlement to Cost Apple $24.9M
    IPNews® - Apple has agreed to pay $24.9 million to settle a years-long lawsuit alleging that its Siri voice assistant technology violated a patent licensed to a Dallas company by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York. The Dallas…
  • Apr 18

    Copyright Case over "Stairway to Heaven" Heads to Trial

    Copyright Case over "Stairway to Heaven" Heads to Trial
    IPNews® - A case against Led Zeppelin for copyright infringement over the song Stairway to Heaven will go to trial. In the case a band named Spirit claims that Led Zeppelin copied the chord sequence from Spirit’s song…
Rank this Week: 911

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016
    Video Description: The topic for this show was the Arizona teen who was facing 69 counts of indecent exposure over a high school yearbook photo prank. (NOTE: The day after this show aired, ALL charges against this teen were dropped and not…
  • May 10

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender
    Description: Attorney Stephen Klarich explains everything you need to know about ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender, and how an experienced sex crimes attorney can help. YouTube Playlist© 2006-2014, Sex Offender…
  • Feb 4

    Lost

    Lost
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By PF: I have recently been convicted of a sex crime and have decided to take the plea bargain of 18-36 months of probation and registry to…
Rank this Week: 7

Legal Blog

Legal Blog

Covers personal injury, trucking acident and product liability law. By Brett A. Burlison.

http://www.burlisonlaw.com/category/blog/
  • May 10

    Walk For Brain Injury In San Francisco

    Walk For Brain Injury In San Francisco
    The Brain Injury Association of California is holding its ninth (9th) annual walk for brain injury in San Francisco and other locations this Summer. The walk is a great opportunity to raise awareness of an injury and disease that impacts…
  • May 6

    Playgrounds And Traumatic Brain Injury

    Playgrounds And Traumatic Brain Injury
    A new study from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control has found the incidence of tribes to the ER due to traumatic brain injury among children under 14 increased significantly from 2005 to 2013. Researchers theorized that the…
  • Aug 13

    Injury Victims Using Exoskeleton

    Injury Victims Using Exoskeleton
    We have written previously about robotics and exoskeletons helping injury victims. But the importance of this technology cannot be overstated. So when we came across a product like ReWalk Robotics we felt that we really needed to share…
Rank this Week: 449

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • May 10

    We won a prize!

    We won a prize!
    “Putting Together a Book Exhibit,” a video teaser for our 2017 exhibition in New York City, has won the Best Video prize in the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) “Day in the Life” contest. The annual…
  • Mar 19

    Exhibit talk: "A Martyr to the Cause: The Mooney Trial, the Communist Party, and the Pleasures of Propagandt"

    Exhibit talk: "A Martyr to the Cause: The Mooney Trial, the Communist Party, and the Pleasures of Propagandt"
    In conjunction with its ongoing exhibition, “Free Tom Mooney! The Yale Law Library’s Tom Mooney Collection,” the Law Library is sponsoring a talk by exhibition co-curator Lorne Bair, owner of Lorne Bair Rare Books. Bair will…
  • Mar 15

    The "Blackstone World Tour" comes to an end

    The "Blackstone World Tour" comes to an end
    After an eight-month voyage to England and Australia, the Law Library’s exhibition, “250 Years of Blackstone’s Commentaries,” is on its way home. Its last stop was at the Sir John Salmond Law Library, University of…
Rank this Week: 764

My Social Security Disability SSI…

My Social Security Disability SSI Blog

By Tim Moore.

http://disabilityblogger.blogspot.com/
  • May 9

    On Cheating people out of a fair disability hearing

    On Cheating people out of a fair disability hearing
    This article deals with several things. First of all, with the backlog in disability claims, which is extreme and immoral. It is immoral IMO when elected representatives allow their constituents to needlessly suffer because they refuse to…
  • May 9

    How Social Security decides claims, xrays, symptoms, filing a second claim

    How Social Security decides claims, xrays, symptoms, filing a second claim
    How Social Security decides claims Social Security will base its decision to award medical disability benefits on an individual’s ability to engage in past work or "other" work activity. This decision is made by reviewing both a…
  • May 9

    Medical records are helpful to a disability case, but which medical records?

    Medical records are helpful to a disability case, but which medical records?
    Not all records are helpful to a case. And, in this regard, I mean records from non-medical sources such as chiropractors, naturopaths, or anyone who is not licensed to practice medicine. Usually, this means anyone who does not have the…
Rank this Week: 718

Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

Covers adoptions, business valuation, collaborative family law, debt division, grandparent visitation, maintenance, relocation and same sex issues. By Diana L. Skaggs.

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
Rank this Week: 242

Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

Announces programs hosted by the Law Library of Congress, including legal film series, speaker series, and recognition events.

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • May 9

    Law Library: News & Events: 500th Anniversary—Jewish Ghetto of Venice

    Law Library: News & Events: 500th Anniversary—Jewish Ghetto of Venice
    The Law Library of Congress, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy and the Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Maryland, will host a program to mark the 500th anniversary since the…
  • Apr 28

    Law Library: News & Events: THOMAS to Retire on July 5, 2016

    Law Library: News & Events: THOMAS to Retire on July 5, 2016
    Learn more about the retirement of THOMAS.gov on July 5, 2016 and the features of its replacement, Congress.gov, in the recent In Custodia Legis post. Click here for more information.
  • Apr 11

    Law Library: News & Events:

    Law Library: News & Events:
    The Law Library of Congress will host its annual Law Day program on Wednesday, April 27. The event will mark the 50th anniversary of the United States Supreme Court decision, Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966). Law Librarian of…
Rank this Week: 608

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • May 9

    CBA Summer Associate Legal Research Seminar on June 3

    CBA Summer Associate Legal Research Seminar on June 3
    If you are a law student working in Columbus this summer, be sure to ask your employer about attending the Summer Associate Legal Research Seminar, presented by the Legal Research and Information Resources Committee of the Columbus Bar…
  • May 5

    Moritz Librarians Win National Award for Paper

    Moritz Librarians Win National Award for Paper
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Two of Moritz Law Library's reference librarians, Susan Azyndar and Ingrid Mattson, won an American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)/LexisNexis Call for Papers award for their short paper,…
  • Apr 21

    Need Summer Access to Legal Research Databases?

    Need Summer Access to Legal Research Databases?
    Do your summer plans include legal research? Whether you are on a journal, taking summer classes, or working at a law firm, you must follow certain steps to ensure access to the materials you need. Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and Thomson…
Rank this Week: 256

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice issues related to minors and children, including child safety, crimes against children, as well as medical care and health issues. By David A. Wolf.

http://www.floridachildinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 342

Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 9

    New Spoliation Opinion

    New Spoliation Opinion
    I have always had an interest in spoliation of evidence.  Spoliation is the negligent or intentional destruction or alteration of evidence or the failure to preserve evidence for relevant to future, and sometimes even pending,…
  • Mar 2

    Maryland E-Filing Update

    Maryland E-Filing Update
    I’m passing along the latest information on Maryland transition to e-filing. In 2014, the Maryland Judiciary launched the Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) system – a project that modernizes current case management systems and…
  • Mar 2

    Maryland E-Filing Update

    Maryland E-Filing Update
    I’m passing along the latest information on Maryland transition to e-filing. In 2014, the Maryland Judiciary launched the Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) system – a project that modernizes current case management systems and…
Rank this Week: 42

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • May 9

    To BRI or Not to BRI, That Is the Question

    To BRI or Not to BRI, That Is the Question
    A good argument can be made that a given panel of PTAB judges will construe claims in the manner that makes most sense to them, regardless of the legal rubric they are assigned. Indeed, we can draw a direct analogy from the experience…
  • May 9

    Facebook advertising revenue jumps on mobile advertising revenue surge

    Facebook advertising revenue jumps on mobile advertising revenue surge
    Facebook’s mobile advertising numbers were so good that its entire advertising revenue stream surged ahead 57 percent when compared with 2015’s first quarter, up from $3.31 billion to $5.2 billion. Advertising is the major chunk…
  • May 8

    Study: Media use of the term “patent troll” negatively predisposes readers, court

    Study: Media use of the term “patent troll” negatively predisposes readers, court
    "Patent troll," the term employed by leading newspapers, magazines and online publications to describe how some patents are owned and used, provides a prejudicial impression of patent licensing that unfairly influences attitudes towards…
Rank this Week: 153

My Panama Lawyer

My Panama Lawyer

Discusses issues of interest to foreigners relocating to or investing in Panama.

http://mypanamalawyer.blogspot.com/
  • May 9

    How Panama Papers' sponsor George Soros made billions offshore

    How Panama Papers' sponsor George Soros made billions offshore
      The Independent provided this 1994 glimpse into how George Soros made billions with an offshore Netherlands Antilles fund using tax breaks which are now villified under the Panama Papers by the International Consortium of Journalists…
  • May 5

    Free Zone merchant and Balboa Bank in OFAC sanction list

    Free Zone merchant and Balboa Bank in OFAC sanction list
    In the next hours expect more news about one of the newcomer banks in the Panama financial system and the developer of the Soho shopping mall.Action Exposes Extensive Drug Money Laundering Network Based in PanamaWASHINGTON – Today,…
  • May 5

    May 9 is an important date if you are a Mossfon client

    May 9 is an important date if you are a Mossfon client
    The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) funded by George Soros will release on May 9 what they claim are the actual emails of the people behind offshore companies formed by Mossack Fonseca.  More than 50% are not…
Rank this Week: 525

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • May 8

    OMG! Text Messages May Form Binding Real Estate Contract, Land Court Rule

    OMG! Text Messages May Form Binding Real Estate Contract, Land Court Rule
    Text Messages Enforceable As Written Contract, Court Rules With the proliferation of email and texts as the primary method of communications in real estate negotiations, it was just a matter of time before Massachusetts courts were faced with…
  • May 3

    Landlords Cannot Refuse to Rent to Criminals, Says Obama HUD

    Landlords Cannot Refuse to Rent to Criminals, Says Obama HUD
    Widespread Racial Disparities In Criminal Justice System Justifies New Policy Last week the Obama administration released new controversial Fair Housing guidelines telling the nation’s landlords that it may be discriminatory for…
  • Apr 28

    Landlord’s Failure To Pay $3.26 Security Deposit Interest Stops Eviction, SJC Rule

    Landlord’s Failure To Pay $3.26 Security Deposit Interest Stops Eviction, SJC Rule
    Landlords Cry Foul Over Ruling In a ruling which reaffirms Massachusetts’ place as one of the most landlord-unfriendly jurisdictions in the country, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled yesterday that a landlord’s minor security…
Rank this Week: 278

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Covers adoption, annulment, child abuse, child custody and support, cohabitation, property division, domestic violence, divorce and separation. By Jeanne Hannah.

http://jeannehannah.typepad.com/blog_jeanne_hannah_traver/
  • May 8

    What is a Reasonable Cost of Child Care? What About Relative Care?

    What is a Reasonable Cost of Child Care? What About Relative Care?
    The statistics show that there are higher costs for care of a child in a regular child care facility. How old must a child be to be left home alone . . .or to be left alone in the care of a sibling?
  • May 8

    Change in Filing Fees Divorce with Minor Children

    Change in Filing Fees Divorce with Minor Children
    See this post on Updates in Family Law for information regarding a change in Filing Fees Divorce with Minor Children.
  • May 4

    How Divorce and Death Affect Social Security Benefit

    How Divorce and Death Affect Social Security Benefit
    Family law practitioners and laypersons need to know how divorce and/or death affect Social Security benefits. Both groups of people should be aware of the fact that Social Security provides spousal benefits to divorced people only if their…
Rank this Week: 264

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • May 7

    Global Legal Technology Laboratory Conference 2016: Links and resource

    Global Legal Technology Laboratory Conference 2016: Links and resource
    A conference of the Global Legal Technology Laboratory was held 5-6 May 2016 at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. The event was hosted by Computational Law Research and Development at MIT. Click here for a storify of…
  • Mar 11

    Legal Technology Panels at SXSW 2016

    Legal Technology Panels at SXSW 2016
    Several panels related to legal technology are being presented at SXSW 2016 Conference in Austin, Texas, USA, 11-20 March 2016: Crowdsourcing Policy: Changing Constituents to Changemakers Fighting Injustice with Trickle-Up Innovation Fighting…
  • Mar 1

    Pausing

    Pausing
    There will be a temporary halt to new posts at Legal Informatics Blog until summer 2015, so that I can finish my dissertation. Many thanks for reading, and we’ll see you in a few months.Filed under: Algorithm
Rank this Week: 71

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • May 7

    Ocwen Foreclosures Halted for Settlement Compliance Failure

    Ocwen Foreclosures Halted for Settlement Compliance Failure
    Ocwen Financial holds the keys to some 17,500 defaulted home mortgage loans – and can’t continue to foreclose on a single one.  That is true at least for the time being, after the National Mortgage Settlement…
  • May 5

    Researchers: Most Americans Ill-Prepared for Retirement

    Researchers: Most Americans Ill-Prepared for Retirement
    The majority of Americans are not prepared for retirement. This includes those who are fast approaching retirement age.  Study after study has shown a substantial portion of workers don’t have any pension or savings…
  • Apr 30

    Feds Get a Sweet Deal After Sour Housing Market

    Feds Get a Sweet Deal After Sour Housing Market
    Some 6 million Americans were stripped of their homes during the housing crisis and subsequent economic recession. It was soon apparent that the underlying cause of the crisis were unethical and fraudulent practices by some of the…
Rank this Week: 830

HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

Covers human resources and other workforce management, compensation and employee benefits laws, policies and practices. By Solutions Law Press.

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 306

Law Practice Tips Blog

Law Practice Tips Blog

Covers law practice management, the Internet and technology. By Jim Calloway.

http://jimcalloway.typepad.com/lawpracticetips/
  • May 6

    You Are Not Paranoid If They Really Are Watching You− Attorney-Client Privilege, Confidentiality and Cybersecurity in the 21st Century

    You Are Not Paranoid If They Really Are Watching You− Attorney-Client Privilege, Confidentiality and Cybersecurity in the 21st Century
    "The government is watching me all the time. They have implanted devices to eavesdrop on me.” It used to be when a client or friend made this type of statement to you, it was time to gently steer them toward...
  • May 2

    The Critical Importance of Documenting the Client File

    The Critical Importance of Documenting the Client File
    Law Practice Magazine's May/June 2016 issue is out and, oddly, even though I am on the LP Magazine's Editorial board I have not read many of the articles yet. I'm blaming ABA TECHSHOW for that. Documenting the Client File is...
  • Apr 28

    Legal Technology Like It's 1999

    Legal Technology Like It's 1999
    Since the death of Prince you have probably heard the phrase "Party like it's 1999" recently. I thought I'd spend a few minutes talking about the old days from someone who was actually doing law office technology consulting back in...
Rank this Week: 401

Renewable + Law

Renewable + Law

The climate policy, renewable energy, and sustainability blog. By Stoel Rives, LLP.

http://www.lawofrenewableenergy.com/
Rank this Week: 475

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal appeals and personal injury law. By Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
  • May 6

    Sex Offender Registration Requirements in West Virginia – State v. Beegle

    Sex Offender Registration Requirements in West Virginia – State v. Beegle
    In West Virginia, and other states throughout the country, when individuals are convicted of committing sex crimes, they are required to join their state sex offender registry. This registry is used to keep track of where sex offenders live…
  • Apr 29

    Unreasonable Search and Seizure under the Fourth Amendment – United States v. Palmer

    Unreasonable Search and Seizure under the Fourth Amendment – United States v. Palmer
    The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution is a fundamental pillar of protection for the rights of criminal defendants and all those seeking to protect their individual freedoms.  Central to the Fourth Amendment is the…
  • Apr 15

    What Constitutes Brandishing a Weapon in West Virginia? – United States v. McNeal

    What Constitutes Brandishing a Weapon in West Virginia? – United States v. McNeal
    When dealing with violent federal crimes, many defendants may find that not only can they be charged with the primary crime they are accused of committing, such as a robbery or theft, but also they may be charged with additional offenses…
Rank this Week: 770

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • May 6

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor
    What can you do about a judgment lien filed against you by a creditor or debt buyer that is now out of business? Law firms like Mann, Bracken that have closed down, filed bankruptcy themselves, or otherwise disappeared still appear as…
  • Apr 24

    The Reverse Mortgage. What You Need To Know!

    The Reverse Mortgage. What You Need To Know!
    There is a familiar expression:  “The road to Hell is paved with good intentions!” I’d like to think that the individuals that came up with the concept of the reverse mortgage had good intentions.  The reality…
  • Apr 21

    Timing in Bankruptcy Case

    Timing in Bankruptcy Case
    As in lots of things, timing can be everything.  Timing is important in music, comedy, athletics, you name it. Timing can be very important in a bankruptcy case, too.  There can be multiple reasons for filing bankruptcy sooner as…
Rank this Week: 85

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • May 6

    Minority Government, Human Rights, and the Opportunity for Constitutional Dialogue

    Minority Government, Human Rights, and the Opportunity for Constitutional Dialogue
    Dr Alan Greene The ambiguous outcome of the general election has been heralded as an opportunity for a new politics to emerge in Ireland. Dáil reform to deal with this new reality has featured highly in the news cycle as no longer can…
  • May 3

    Intensifying the glare of the United Nations’ spotlight

    Intensifying the glare of the United Nations’ spotlight
    We are pleased to publish this guest post from Ciarán Finlay, Legal & Policy Officer with the Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC). The value of shining an international spotlight on domestic human rights issues has long been…
  • Apr 29

    PhD studentships at DCU

    PhD studentships at DCU
    Dublin City University is inviting applications for PhD studentships in Politics, International Relations and Law. Further details are here.
Rank this Week: 192

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

Features library news and information. From the College of Law of England and Wales.

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 6

    LexisNexis Student Rep. Vacancy for 2016-17

    LexisNexis Student Rep. Vacancy for 2016-17
    An opportunity has arisen to increase your legal research skills and work for a major legal publisher. LexisNexis is looking for an enthusiastic GDL or final year LL.B student to act as a representative on campus for LexisNexis…
  • Apr 27

    May Bank Holiday Weekends – Opening Hours for the Library and LRC IT Room

    May Bank Holiday Weekends – Opening Hours for the Library and LRC IT Room
    On Saturday 30th April & Sunday 1st May we will be OPEN from 8am – 6pm and staffed from 12 – 4pm.  On Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May, the Library and IT rooms will be CLOSED On Saturday 28th May, Sunday…
  • Apr 18

    ‘Tips for your Research Project’ Workshop

    ‘Tips for your Research Project’ Workshop
    The Library is holding the above workshop on Wed 20th April from 12.45-1.30pm and Mon 25th April from 12.45-1.30pm in IT Room 218 in the LRC building. The aim is to show you how to start your research including how to search the library…
Rank this Week: 390

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Providing information, resources, and commentary for injured people and their families. By Robert N. Katz of Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall LLC.

http://www.georgiainjurylawblog.com/
  • May 5

    NHTSA Uses Naming and Shaming Tactics to Fight Texting While Driving

    NHTSA Uses Naming and Shaming Tactics to Fight Texting While Driving
    When it comes to preventing distracted driving, all of the onus is on motorists. While there are laws in place to punish distracted drivers, these are often difficult to enforce or incorporate mild punishments, and are therefore not as…
  • May 5

    NHTSA Uses Naming and Shaming Tactics to Fight Texting While Driving

    NHTSA Uses Naming and Shaming Tactics to Fight Texting While Driving
    When it comes to preventing distracted driving, all of the onus is on motorists. While there are laws in place to punish distracted drivers, these are often difficult to enforce or incorporate mild punishments, and are therefore not as…
  • Mar 26

    Emotional Driving Increases Accident Risk

    Emotional Driving Increases Accident Risk
    Almost all motorists recognize the dangers associated with driving while distracted or drunk, but did you know that driving while emotionally distressed also significantly increases your risk of being in a motor vehicle collision?  New…
Rank this Week: 825

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Covers cultural heritage law and policy topics. By Ricardo A. St. Hilaire.

http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    Disturbing Evidence of Genocide and Heritage Destruction by ISIS Revealed at UN Congre

    Disturbing Evidence of Genocide and Heritage Destruction by ISIS Revealed at UN Congre
    The annihilation of cultural and religious heritage is genocide's autograph. Landscapes fashioned by monuments, buildings, and houses of worship are obliterated into rubble when blood-thirsty men wish to exterminate the souls--not just…
  • Apr 26

    Video: Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act Passes House

    Video: Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act Passes House
    Earlier this afternoon, the House of Representatives unanimously adopted the Senate's amendment of the Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act. H.R. 1493, which calls for emergency import restrictions on at-risk…
  • Apr 14

    Legislative Ban on Syrian Cultural Property Moves Forward in the Senate

    Legislative Ban on Syrian Cultural Property Moves Forward in the Senate
    Since the Senate Foreign Relations Committee reworked the language of the Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act in February, the proposed legislation is steadily moving through the halls of Capitol Hill. Yesterday the…
Rank this Week: 665

E-Commerce Law

E-Commerce Law

Covers news, trends, and legal issues affecting e-commerce businesses. By Jonathan D. Frieden.

http://ecommercelaw.typepad.com/ecommerce_law/
  • May 5

    Copyright Basics for Startups and Entrepreneur

    Copyright Basics for Startups and Entrepreneur
    In most cases, the value of an early-stage business is based primarily on its intellectual property, such as its rights in inventions, literary and artistic works, and the symbols, images, and names used to identify the business to its…
  • Nov 27

    Virginia Statute Protections Employee Social Media Password

    Virginia Statute Protections Employee Social Media Password
    On Labor & Employment Law Cocktail, Tim McConville recently discussed a new Virginia law that prohibits employers from requiring current or prospective employees to disclose the user names and passwords associated with their social media…
  • Aug 5

    Trademark Selection Basics for Startups and Entrepreneur

    Trademark Selection Basics for Startups and Entrepreneur
    After carefully developing an idea for a marketable product or service, many startups and entrepreneurs immediately name it with little thought as to the legal effect of the name chosen. Selecting the brand name of a product or service is an…
Rank this Week: 882

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • May 5

    State Judge Strikes Wisconsin's Right to Work Law

    State Judge Strikes Wisconsin's Right to Work Law
    Machinists v. Wisconsin, Case No. 2015CV000628 (Dane Co. April 8, 2016) Download Wisc Order is an important case. A state trial judge struck down 2015 Wisconsin Act 1 which was known as the right to work law. This statute prohibits...
  • May 2

    Call For Papers-Journal Experiential Learning

    Call For Papers-Journal Experiential Learning
    Dean Patricia E. Salkin (Touro) writes to inform us of an important publishing opportunity. The Journal describes the papers they are looking for as follows: The Journal of Experiential Learning is interested in articles focused on…
  • Apr 20

    Douglas & Douglas On The Duke Power Fable

    Douglas &amp; Douglas On The Duke Power Fable
    Robert Douglas (Labor Arbitrator) and his son Jeffrey Douglas (Melzer, Lipp and Goldstein) just published an important article in the Hofstra Labor and Employment Law Journal which explores the erroneous analysis utilized by Chief Justice…
Rank this Week: 61

The Estrin Report

The Estrin Report

Created for professional paralegals. By Chere Estrin.

http://estrinlegaled.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • May 5

    Do In-House Paralegals Get More Respect?

    Do In-House Paralegals Get More Respect?
    Aretha Franklin sang to the world about it. The subject is included when employees, girlfriends, wives, husbands, boyfriends, grandmothers and pets are asked how they want to be treated. I’m talking about respect. R-E-S-P-E-C-T, as Ms.…
  • Apr 4

    Where Do I Go From Here? Leveraging Your Background Is the Smartest Career Move You Can Make - Just Ask Chuck Smith

    Where Do I Go From Here? Leveraging Your Background Is the Smartest Career Move You Can Make - Just Ask Chuck Smith
    One of the biggest mistakes you can make in your paralegal career is to not leverage your background. In fact, when faced with either entering the field or changing positions, the words "transferable skills" sometime seem to make a beeline…
  • Mar 7

    Donald Trump loves me! (Huh?) What You Need to Know Right Now: Ethics and Social Networking

    Donald Trump loves me! (Huh?) What You Need to Know Right Now: Ethics and Social Networking
    LinkedIn With Donald Trump! (Legal Ethics) "Donald Trump loves me! It is certainly clear that he can spot a winner – a leader in the profession, at the top of their game. I'm sure that describes me, and must be why he has requested to…
Rank this Week: 753

Central New York Injury Lawyer…

Central New York Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and municipal liability. By Michaels & Smolak, P.C.

http://www.centralnewyorkinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 827

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • May 5

    Pendente Lite Orders in Virginia Divorce

    Pendente Lite Orders in Virginia Divorce
    Divorce can be a lengthy process in Virginia. In no-fault cases, Virginia law requires parties to be separated for at least twelve months, or for at least six months with a separation agreement and no minor children, prior to even filing…
  • May 3

    Treatment of College Savings Accounts in Virginia Divorce

    Treatment of College Savings Accounts in Virginia Divorce
    With the rising costs of college education, many families are establishing college savings accounts for their children. While this is certainly a good and well-thought out plan for the future, it is unlikely that parents ever consider this…
  • Apr 28

    Virginia Supreme Court Rules in Same-Sex Cohabitation Case

    Virginia Supreme Court Rules in Same-Sex Cohabitation Case
    Livesay & Myers, P.C. family law attorney Anneshia Miller Grant achieved a major victory today, in a case she fought on behalf of her client all the way to the Virginia Supreme Court. In the case, Luttrell v. Cucco, the Supreme Court…
Rank this Week: 471