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Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Inspired Infographic

    Inspired Infographic
    Do you like infographics? Check out How Information Graphics Reveal Your Brain's Blind Spots, ProPublica (April 20, 2016). Kicking off a new series on Visual Evidence, Lena Groeger highlights dozens of creative graphics that can teach about…
  • Apr 18

    Fiction Writing Classes Being Offered at Law School

    Fiction Writing Classes Being Offered at Law School
    Image credit: http://www.scbwicanada.org/Hopefully students don't choose to go to Law School with the intention of being fiction writers. But it is impossible to deny that many famous authors got their start as lawyers. Law graduates…
  • Apr 14

    Casetext Announces New Feature

    Casetext Announces New Feature
    Casetext recently announced several new features designed to make finding cases more efficient. Casetext is a free resource that anyone can use. Law students who will be working this summer in positions where they will have limited access to…
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Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Provides expert commentary on U.S. Supreme Court cases as they are argued and issued. By the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies.

http://fedsoc.server326.com/audio/SCOTUScast/SCOTUScast.xml
  • Apr 20

    Williams v. Pennsylvania - Post-Argument SCOTUScast

    Williams v. Pennsylvania - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
    On February 29, 2016, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments inWilliams v. Pennsylvania. Terrance Williams was convicted and sentenced to death for the robbery and murder of Amos Norwood. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania affirmed…
  • Apr 20

    Welch v. United States - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Welch v. United States - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On April 18, 2016, the Supreme Court decided Welch v. United States. Gregory Welch pleaded guilty to the charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm, in violation of federal law. Because Welch had three prior felony…
  • Apr 20

    Kansas v. Carr - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Kansas v. Carr - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On January 20, 2016, the Supreme Court decided three consolidated death penalty cases: Kansas v. Carr, a second Kansas v. Carr, andKansas v. Gleason. A Kansas jury sentenced Sidney Gleason to death for killing a co-conspirator and…
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Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer…

Indiana Injury and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, drug recalls, product hazards and family law. By Padove Law.

http://www.indianainjuryandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Ahls v. Ahls – Appeals Court Favors Wife in Indiana Divorce Settlement

    Ahls v. Ahls – Appeals Court Favors Wife in Indiana Divorce Settlement
    The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled the family trial court erred in its application of a financial formula on a husband’s retirement accounts. For this reason, in Ahls v. Ahls, the appellate court ruled wife should receive $115,000 more…
  • Apr 13

    Man Protests Child Support Order to Pay for Child Not Hi

    Man Protests Child Support Order to Pay for Child Not Hi
    A man in Iowa at first thought it was a joke when a letter arrived from the state ordering him to pay child support for a 1-year-old born to a woman he hadn’t seen in 17 years.  But it was no laughing matter. The case came about…
  • Mar 20

    Bryan M. v. Anne B. – Fighting to Establish Paternity

    Bryan M. v. Anne B. – Fighting to Establish Paternity
    For millennials, out-of-wedlock birth is often the norm. A number of studies have revealed that 64 percent of mothers give birth at least once without exchanging vows. Among women under 30, more than half have had births outside of marriage.…
Rank this Week: 373

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/
  • Apr 20

    Douglas & Douglas On The Duke Power Fable

    Douglas & 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…
  • Apr 14

    Breaking News California Appellate Court Reverses Vergara Which Held Calif Tenure Statutes Unconstitutional

    Breaking News California Appellate Court Reverses Vergara Which Held Calif Tenure Statutes Unconstitutional
    On April 14, 2016, a California appellate court reversed a lower court decision which declared several California tenure statutes unconstitutional under state law. Download Vergara Court of Appeals Opinion In a lengthy well-reasoned opinion…
  • Mar 29

    Breaking News. Supreme Court Affirms Friedrichs By An Equally Divided Court

    Breaking News. Supreme Court Affirms Friedrichs By An Equally Divided Court
    Earlier today, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Friedrichs v. California Download Friedrichs Teachers Assoc., 578 U.S. ___(2016), where the Court issued a one-line opinion stating that "The Judgement is affirmed by an equally…
Rank this Week: 179

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    DUI Penalties in California Could Soon Include Mandatory IID

    DUI Penalties in California Could Soon Include Mandatory IID
    First-time DUI offenders in all of California may soon be required to install an ignition interlock device (IID). Lawmakers are looking to expand a pilot program that requires those convicted of DUI to install an IID on their vehicle in…
  • Apr 18

    Proposed Law Could Allow Marijuana Testing at DUI Stop

    Proposed Law Could Allow Marijuana Testing at DUI Stop
    California is one of a small number of states that allows for the use of medical marijuana. This may lead some marijuana users to feel more comfortable driving while under the effects of marijuana. As efforts to further legalize marijuana in…
  • Apr 15

    You May Need to Think Twice About Going to That Party in Orange

    You May Need to Think Twice About Going to That Party in Orange
    Have you ever been to a party that’s gotten out of hand? Everyone is having a good time and suddenly the police arrive to state that the noise level is just too high. In situations like these, police will often make contact with the…
Rank this Week: 327

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

Covers disputes between companies and executives. Published by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Apr 20

    Employer’s Failure to Sign Agreement Torpedoes Its Motion to Compel Arbitration

    Employer’s Failure to Sign Agreement Torpedoes Its Motion to Compel Arbitration
    A fundamental principle of contract law is that a written contract is an agreement in writing that serves as proof of the parties’ obligations. What happens, however, when the parties forget some of the niceties of formalizing a written…
  • Apr 10

    Kagan’s Luis Dissent Suggests Way for Defendants to Strike Back

    Kagan’s Luis Dissent Suggests Way for Defendants to Strike Back
    In our last post, we discussed the recent decision Luis v. United States, in which the Supreme Court held that innocent assets are out of the government’s reach prior to trial. Justice Elena Kagan’s short but notable dissent in…
  • Mar 30

    Hands Off! Supreme Court Rules Defendants May Use Innocent Assets to Hire Lawyer

    Hands Off! Supreme Court Rules Defendants May Use Innocent Assets to Hire Lawyer
    Every defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. And the Sixth Amendment to the Constitution provides a defendant has the right to counsel of his or her own choosing. These rights are foundational to our criminal…
Rank this Week: 657

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Covers traffic law, criminal law, injury law, and family law news from around Southern New Jersey. By the Law Offices of Joseph Lombardo.

http://www.lombardolawoffices.com/legal-blog/
  • Apr 20

    New Jersey Pretrial Intervention Program and Expunging Record

    New Jersey Pretrial Intervention Program and Expunging Record
    Everyone knows that when you are arrested and convicted of a criminal offense, there are immediate and obvious penalties: jail or prison time, fines, and community service are common examples. However, if you are a first-time offender you may…
  • Apr 18

    Can I Expunge an Indictable Offense?

    Can I Expunge an Indictable Offense?
    If you have a criminal conviction, fines and prison aren’t the only consequences. In addition to the official penalties ,which are imposed by the courts, former convicts are also punished by unfair treatment from society — even…
  • Apr 14

    Can I Expunge a Municipal Ordinance Conviction?

    Can I Expunge a Municipal Ordinance Conviction?
    How long should a prior New Jersey arrest, charge or conviction continue to negatively affect your life? If you have a criminal history you may feel that your past will never go away. You may be frustrated that a minor municipal offense is…
Rank this Week: 871

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 140

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

By The Law Offices of Mark A. Kaire, P.A.

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 20

    Should Miami Uber Drivers Submit to Fingerprinting?

    Should Miami Uber Drivers Submit to Fingerprinting?
    The rap on Uber is that it’s “just like a taxi, but better!” That’s probably true in some respects, but is safety one of them? That question came to the forefront last month, when several Uber passengers in Michigan…
  • Apr 14

    Motorcyclist Dies In Yet Another Accident On The I-95 Express Lane

    Motorcyclist Dies In Yet Another Accident On The I-95 Express Lane
    Dear D.O.T., and County Commissioners, How many more accidents need to happen in the express lanes before you acknowledge that this is really dangerous? How many more people need to suffer serious injuries in the express lanes before you…
  • Apr 11

    Miami’s Venetian Causeway Upgrade Still Falls Short for Bike Safety

    Miami’s Venetian Causeway Upgrade Still Falls Short for Bike Safety
    Fresh off a massive, $12.4 million upgrade, Miami’s Venetian Causeway reopened last month, following nine months of intensive renovation and repair. Bicyclists and pedestrians alike are celebrating the improvements, which are purported…
Rank this Week: 649

New York Securities Lawyer Blog

New York Securities Lawyer Blog

Covers securities law. By Lax & Neville LLP.

http://www.newyorksecuritieslawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 563

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Apr 20

    The Only Game In Town

    The Only Game In Town
    I’m getting caught up on reading while on April vacation. I just finished The Only Game in Town by Mohamed A. El-Erian. The book is an exploration of central banks in the economy. The brilliant Mr. El-Erian sees a coming crisis. One…
  • Apr 19

    A Chairlift to Securities Fraud

    A Chairlift to Securities Fraud
    The Securities and Exchange Commission brought charges against the owners of Jay Peak resort in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom just as ski and snowboard season is winding down. The Miami-based ownership was allegedly using fraudulent EB-5…
  • Apr 15

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for April 15

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for April 15
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that recently caught my attention. Am I a Good Compliance Officer? by Kristy Grant-Hart in SCCEs Compliance & Ethics Blog I thought for a long time about a single criterion which could…
Rank this Week: 825

Business Blog

Business Blog

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

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • Apr 20

    Amended NY Law Expands Shareholder Liability for Unpaid Wage

    Amended NY Law Expands Shareholder Liability for Unpaid Wage
    Amended NY Law Expands Shareholder Liability for Unpaid Wages The State of New York recently amended its corporate law to expand shareholder liability for unpaid wages of a privately held corporation. Section 630 of New York Business…
  • Apr 18

    Does Your New Jersey Business Need a Chief Culture Officer?

    Does Your New Jersey Business Need a Chief Culture Officer?
    Does Your New Jersey Business Need a Chief Culture Officer? Businesses are increasingly becoming more “creative” when awarding titles to corporate executives. Examples include chief experience officers, chief customer…
  • Apr 11

    NYC Human Rights Commission Proposes Rules to Implement Fair Chance Act

    NYC Human Rights Commission Proposes Rules to Implement Fair Chance Act
    NYC Human Rights Commission Proposes Rules to Implement Fair Chance Act The New York City Human Rights Commission recently proposed rules to implement the Fair Chance Act (FCA), which took effect last fall. As New York City employers should…
Rank this Week: 829

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • Apr 20

    Links for 2016-04-19 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-04-19 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Apr 18

    Links for 2016-04-17 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-04-17 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Apr 16

    Links for 2016-04-15 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-04-15 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
Rank this Week: 569

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Apr 19

    Library Tip: Exam Prep Material

    Library Tip: Exam Prep Material
    Dear Students: Exams are near and the law library has a variety of resources to help.
  • Apr 12

    Legal Research in Big Law Firm

    Legal Research in Big Law Firm
                                    
  • Apr 12

    Library Tip:Legal Research in Big Law Firm

    Library Tip:Legal Research in Big Law Firm
    For more than ten years I have contacted librarians at Am Law 100 law firms to learn about their firms’ expectations of incoming attorneys’ and summer associates’ legal research skills. During this interval, I have also…
Rank this Week: 502

New York Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense

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

http://newyorkcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    Door Opening

    Door Opening
    by Jill Paperno,author of Representing the Accused: A Practical Guide to Criminal Defense “Knock, knock.” “Who’s there?”            As defense attorneys we often…
  • Apr 17

    Challenging the Use of Recorded Conversations of Pretrial Detainee

    Challenging the Use of Recorded Conversations of Pretrial Detainee
          Sometimes an appellate decision rejecting the arguments raised on appeal provides a blueprint as to how similar claims can be raised in a manner that may be more likely to succeed. One such decision is that of…
  • Mar 15

    Gun Court - proposed voluntary discovery agreement

    Gun Court - proposed voluntary discovery agreement
    As correctly noted by my good pal Anonymous, I neglected to post the Gun Court voluntary discovery agreement - here it is: VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT CR # ________________ It is hereby agreed between the parties to the…
Rank this Week: 815

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Apr 19

    Thoughts on Nortel (from Bob Rasmussen)

    Thoughts on Nortel (from Bob Rasmussen)
    The following post comes to us from Professor Rasmussen at USC: Nortel Bankruptcy Sets a Dangerous Precedent For the Future of Lending Lenders are no fools. They care deeply about the promises they receive in return for the money they...
  • Apr 18

    Puerto Rico: Legislative Update

    Puerto Rico: Legislative Update
    It appears that the House legislation has bogged down. Two or three issues keep coming up, none of which make a whole lot of sense: First, "bailouts." I'm not sure if people making this argument actually believe it or are...
  • Apr 15

    Still not deleveraging American homeowner

    Still not deleveraging American homeowner
    The Federal Housing Finance Agency has finally announced a program to reduce principal balances of distressed home mortgages held by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, eight years into the foreclosure crisis. Too little, too late would be an…
Rank this Week: 295

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 407

idealawg

idealawg

Law practice information and ideas. From Stephanie West Allen of Allen & Nichols Production.

http://westallen.typepad.com/idealawg/
  • Apr 19

    Are family trusts a burden or a tool to enhance the lives of beneficiaries?

    Are family trusts a burden or a tool to enhance the lives of beneficiaries?
    Friend and colleague Hartley Goldstone was recently interviewed for Family Wealth Report about his new book Family Trusts: A Guide for Beneficiaries, Trustees, Trust Protectors and Trust Creators coauthored with Jay Hughes and Keith Whitaker.…
  • Apr 12

    July in Colorado, conflict resolution program with Gary Friedman

    July in Colorado, conflict resolution program with Gary Friedman
    Gary Friedman will present on 3 days (2-hour keynote on July 15th, full day on July 16th, and one and one-half hours on July 16) at the 10th Rocky Mountain Retreat. The event will be held outside Colorado Springs at The Franciscan Retreat…
  • Mar 29

    Benefits of Mindfulness, Self-Awareness, and Reflection in Providing Exceptional Client Service

    Benefits of Mindfulness, Self-Awareness, and Reflection in Providing Exceptional Client Service
    An excellent interview about the role of mindfulness and self-awareness in client service is coming up on April 26! Sponsored by Purposeful Planning Institute (PPI), this teleconference will feature my wise, knowledgeable colleague Dr.…
Rank this Week: 150

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

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

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Apr 19

    Why (Some) Companies Won't Sue Under the Defend Trade Secrets Act

    Why (Some) Companies Won't Sue Under the Defend Trade Secrets Act
    The Senate's unanimous passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act has resulted in a flood of legal blog posts that have, for the most part, extolled the virtues of having a federal regime covering this fourth branch of intellectual…
  • Feb 26

    When Bankruptcy Law Collides with Non-Compete Obligation

    When Bankruptcy Law Collides with Non-Compete Obligation
    Non-compete proceedings for most employees are daunting undertakings. For that reason, most non-compete disputes get litigated in the "shadows," outside of reported court decisions.And as any attorney representing an employee knows, the…
  • Feb 8

    The "New" Defend Trade Secrets Act Gets an Important Revision

    The "New" Defend Trade Secrets Act Gets an Important Revision
    Congress is on the verge of agreeing on something.While it may not be health care reform, a solution to illegal immigration, or taxes, it is agreement nonetheless. Count the little victories.So what's the agreement? Landmark legislation…
Rank this Week: 432

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 822

Whistleblower Law Blog

Whistleblower Law Blog

Covers legislation, news and cases for whistleblowers and those who represent them. By The Employment Group.

http://employmentlawgroupblog.com
Rank this Week: 231

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    North Hills Minivan Rollover Crash Proves Deadly

    North Hills Minivan Rollover Crash Proves Deadly
    One man was killed and eight others were injured in a North Hills rollover crash triggered by a 20-year-old woman who ran a red light and crashed into a minivan at a street intersection the morning of April 17, 2016. According to a Fox 11…
  • Mar 30

    Fullerton Hit-and-Run Crash Leaves Pedestrian Injured

    Fullerton Hit-and-Run Crash Leaves Pedestrian Injured
    When you are involved in a hit-and-run accident, you stop, regardless of whose fault the accident was. As Orange County car accident attorneys who represent the seriously injured, we see examples of how motorists get themselves in trouble…
  • Mar 15

    Man Critically Injured in Fullerton Truck Underride Accident

    Man Critically Injured in Fullerton Truck Underride Accident
    A man suffered critical injuries in a truck underride accident early morning on March 15, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred near the intersection of West Bastanchury Road and…
Rank this Week: 35

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Michigan Employment Law Advisor

Covers employment discrimination, hiring, terminations and technology issues. By Jason Shinn.

http://www.michiganemploymentlawadvisor.com
  • Apr 19

    NLRB Finds Employer’s Workplace Rules Violated Federal Labor Law

    NLRB Finds Employer’s Workplace Rules Violated Federal Labor Law
    Another day and another National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision about the legality of employer rules. Once again the NLRB issued an opinion about workplace rules that could be (maybe, possibly, sort of, etc.) construed as interfering…
  • Apr 13

    Can an Employer’s Religious Belief Defeat a Discriminatory Firing?

    Can an Employer’s Religious Belief Defeat a Discriminatory Firing?
    Can an employer’s religious beliefs defeat an otherwise discriminatory termination? Employers in Michigan may soon have much-needed guidance on this issue based on an employment discrimination case filed by the Equal Employment…
  • Apr 4

    NLRB Agenda Continues to Focus on Non-Union Employee Right

    NLRB Agenda Continues to Focus on Non-Union Employee Right
    A recent decision of the National Labor Relations Board provides employers with a reason to carefully evaluate disciplining employees who make negative comments about their company’s products. Specifically, on 3/25/2016,…
Rank this Week: 973

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: 667

New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

Covers pain and suffering verdicts and settlements. By John M. Hochfelder.

http://www.newyorkinjurycasesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 572

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Apr 19

    On Today’s “Immigration with Tahmina” radio show – we talk Citizenship Day!!

    On Today’s “Immigration with Tahmina” radio show – we talk Citizenship Day!!
    We are honored to have announce today’s guest Mallori Thompson, Program Associate of Washington New Americans, One America! Mallori will talk about the upcoming Citizenship Day program to be held on April 23rd. This invaluable service…
  • Apr 18

    Congressman Adam Smith to appear on Tahmina’s radio show on Desi 1250 am!

    Congressman Adam Smith to appear on Tahmina’s radio show on Desi 1250 am!
    Today is a historic day in US immigration history. The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on President Obama’s immigration executive actions that were announced in November 2014. On this historic day, I am honored and grateful to…
  • Apr 18

    Record high H1bs received by USCIS again!

    Record high H1bs received by USCIS again!
    Another year, another lottery- that is how American businesses have to hire potential employees- a system that needs reform. On April 1st, the USCIS started to accept H1b visa applications for fiscal year 2017 (which commences October 1st…
Rank this Week: 556

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

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

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
Rank this Week: 914

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers North Carolina divorce, child custody and child support issues. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Tennessee Judge Hears International Custody Dispute

    Tennessee Judge Hears International Custody Dispute
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How does custody work if one parent moves internationally?” A federal judge in Knoxville, TN recently found himself grappling with a case unlike any other he…
  • Apr 14

    Federal Court Reinstates Utah’s Bigamy Law in “Sister Wives” Case

    Federal Court Reinstates Utah’s Bigamy Law in “Sister Wives” Case
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What does uncontested divorce mean?” The family from television’s “Sister Wives” is back in the news after a federal appeals court restored…
  • Apr 12

    Secret Sex Island Will Provide Luxury Meet-Ups for Cheating Spouse

    Secret Sex Island Will Provide Luxury Meet-Ups for Cheating Spouse
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Does adultery affect my divorce case?” The UK’s largest dating side for married people is about to offer a secret island where its members are…
Rank this Week: 898

Photo Attorney

Photo Attorney

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

http://www.photoattorney.com
  • Apr 19

    U.S. Copyright Office World IP Day Program on April 26

    U.S. Copyright Office World IP Day Program on April 26
    For the fifth year in a row, the U.S. Copyright Office will join with the Copyright Alliance for a Copyright Matters program in recognition of World Intellectual Property Day. This year’s theme, as announced by the World Intellectual…
  • Apr 12

    The Best (and Free!) Resource on Copyright Law

    The Best (and Free!) Resource on Copyright Law
    Register of Copyrights Maria A. Pallante released late last year the official version of the Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition, available on the Office’s website at http://copyright.gov/comp3/. The…
  • Apr 2

    Record Time for Return of Copyright Registration Certificate

    Record Time for Return of Copyright Registration Certificate
      The time lag for receiving a registration certificate has been as long as 8 months or more for the paper applications. Fortunately, the Copyright Office added online registrations through eCO several years ago and has…
Rank this Week: 886

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/
  • Apr 19

    NAACP Seeks More Diversity in Medical Cannabis Industry

    NAACP Seeks More Diversity in Medical Cannabis Industry
    According to a recent news feature from the San Francisco Weekly, NAACP leaders in California are pushing for more back ownership of medical marijuana dispensaries in the state. While there are many black workers in the medical cannabis…
  • Apr 17

    Medical Cannabis Employees in California Required to Be Patients Themselve

    Medical Cannabis Employees in California Required to Be Patients Themselve
    If one goes to a local pharmacy and applied for a job as a technician, there is obviously no requirement that the prospective employee personally take any of the drugs with which he or she will be working. It would be rather ridiculous to…
  • Apr 17

    Medical Cannabis Employees in California Required to Be Patients Themselve

    Medical Cannabis Employees in California Required to Be Patients Themselve
    If one goes to a local pharmacy and applied for a job as a technician, there is obviously no requirement that the prospective employee personally take any of the drugs with which he or she will be working. It would be rather ridiculous to…
Rank this Week: 296

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    For "Drugs Minus Two" Relief, Rule 11(c) Agreements Must Explicitly Refer to Guidelines Range

    For "Drugs Minus Two" Relief, Rule 11(c) Agreements Must Explicitly Refer to Guidelines Range
              In case you missed it in the excitement over the Supreme Court declaring Johnsonretroactive less than three weeks after hearing argument on the issue, the Sixth Circuit today continued its recent trend…
  • Apr 18

    No warrant needed to track the location of your phone

    No warrant needed to track the location of your phone
    By M.O. Stevens (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia CommonsWhen you make a phone call on your cell phone, your phone reaches out to a cell tower.…
  • Apr 11

    A Huge Win for the Defense: US v. Fowler, et al.

    A Huge Win for the Defense: US v. Fowler, et al.
    Dr. Carl Fowler ran a pain clinic.  Babubhai Patel opened a pharmacy in the same building as the clinic.  Patel hired Kartik Shah to manage the pharmacy.  Shah paid Fowler to refer patients to the pharmacy, and Patel introduced…
Rank this Week: 932

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Apr 18

    Supreme Court Raises Threshold to Sue Non-Delaware Corporations in Delaware

    Supreme Court Raises Threshold to Sue Non-Delaware Corporations in Delaware
     The Delaware Supreme Court decided today, over a dissenting opinion, that a non-Delaware corporation cannot be sued in Delaware, even if it is registered to do business in Delaware, if the basis for the suit against it in Delaware is…
  • Apr 16

    Chancery Rejects Advancement Claim for Fees on Fee

    Chancery Rejects Advancement Claim for Fees on Fee
    Generally, a successful claim for advancement of legal fees for a former director or officer entitles the prevailing party to “fees on fees” incurred for obtaining the favorable ruling. A recent ruling from the…
  • Apr 11

    Chancery Upholds Waiver of all Fiduciary Duties and Bars all Claim

    Chancery Upholds Waiver of all Fiduciary Duties and Bars all Claim
    The recent opinion from the Delaware Court of Chancery in Dieckman v. Regency GP LP, C.A. No. 11130-CB (Del. Ch., March 29, 2016), provides a useful reminder that the Delaware statutes for alternative entities, such as the LP in this…
Rank this Week: 352

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 634

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 18

    Ten Great Novels About the Supreme Court

    Ten Great Novels About the Supreme Court
    10 Great Novels About the Supreme Court by  lawyer in Arnold & Porter’s appellate and Supreme Court practice and author of The Advocate’s Daughter , Anthony Franze At the U.S. Supreme Court, a single vote can alter…
  • Apr 13

    Happy Birthday, Thomas Jefferson!

    Happy Birthday, Thomas Jefferson!
    It is the 273rd anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s birth today. Please come join us in the library tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. to have some cake to celebrate. While you are there, please check out our Thomas Jefferson collection located…
  • Apr 11

    Happy National Library Week!

    Happy National Library Week!
    Celebrate National Library Week 2016 (April 10-16) with the theme “Libraries Transform” We will celebrate National Library Week with a few events. On Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the library lobby, please join us for…
Rank this Week: 967

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

Provides news and opinions on immigration law and policy. By Susan I. Nelson.

http://www.centeximmigration.com/
  • Apr 18

    Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in U.S. v. Texa

    Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in U.S. v. Texa
    From the American Immigration Council: Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in U.S. v. Texas Government Makes Strong Case for Moving DAPA Forward April 18, 2016 Washington D.C. - Today, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in United States v.…
  • Feb 16

    Net economic benefits of undocumented workers in Texas $32.9 billion and 3.3 million jobs per year

    Net economic benefits of undocumented workers in Texas $32.9 billion and 3.3 million jobs per year
    In a recent study, The Perryman Group analyzed the economic benefits and costs of the undocumented workforce to Texas. The results indicate gains of millions of jobs and billions of dollars to taxing entities. Undocumented Workforce Benefits…
  • Feb 2

    Duo from UT immigration clinic plays key role at detention center

    Duo from UT immigration clinic plays key role at detention center
    Austin American Statesman by Jasmin Ulloa “It is shocking to see that these are the women and children considered by our government to be a priority enforcement target,” [Denise] Gilman said. “Detention means that people are going to be…
Rank this Week: 318

Brain Injury News and Information…

Brain Injury News and Information Blog

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

http://braininjury.blogs.com/braininjury/
  • Apr 18

    Court of Appeals Approves NFL Class Action Settlement

    Court of Appeals Approves NFL Class Action Settlement
    The 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision today, affirming the settlement of the NFL class action litigation. Unfortunately, the decision is a disappointment. When the players realize that they will receive virtually no benefits…
  • Apr 18

    Brain Injury Association of America Legislative Update

    Brain Injury Association of America Legislative Update
    The following legislative update has been prepared by the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA), the nation's oldest and largest brain injury advocacy group: BIAA Submits Testimony to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees This…
  • Apr 17

    Brain Injury Association of America--Newly Announced Webinar

    Brain Injury Association of America--Newly Announced Webinar
    The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) has announced the scheduling of the following webinars. Further information can be obtained by clicking here. April 21, 2016: 3 pm ET, 2 pm CT, 1 pm MT, noon PT David Strauss Memorial Lecture:…
Rank this Week: 241

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    China sets death penalty threshold for graft case

    China sets death penalty threshold for graft case
    Source: The Japan Times (18 April 2016)http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/04/18/asia-pacific/crime-legal-asia-pacific/china-sets-death-penalty-threshold-graft-cases/#.VxUUNjB97IUBEIJING – Corruption cases involving 3 million yuan…
  • Apr 11

    Pakistan Pledges Not to Amend Law That Imposes Death Penalty for Blasphemy

    Pakistan Pledges Not to Amend Law That Imposes Death Penalty for Blasphemy
    Source: CNS News (31 March 2016)http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/patrick-goodenough/pakistan-radicals-end-protest-after-govt-gives-assurances-blasphemyMuslim radicals ended a four-day sit-in in a high-security “red zone” near…
  • Apr 6

    Amnesty death penalty report: The secret China won’t share with the world

    Amnesty death penalty report: The secret China won’t share with the world
    Source: news.com.au (6 April 2016)http://www.news.com.au/world/asia/amnesty-death-penalty-report-the-secret-china-wont-share-with-the-world/news-story/f8c406c3301992b28bbfc5d6f8e2eb51Asian nations are continuing to put thousands of people to…
Rank this Week: 378

Law and Magic Blog

Law and Magic Blog

Discusses the intersection of law and magic, religion, pseudoscience, paranormal, and science.

http://lpcprof.typepad.com/law_and_magic_blog/
  • Apr 18

    "Now You See Me" Will Not Vanish After One Sequel

    "Now You See Me" Will Not Vanish After One Sequel
    According to the Independent, the magical caper film Now You See Me is getting not one but two sequels, both to be directed by Jon M. Chu. Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman, and Michael Caine...
  • Mar 21

    Houdini, Lovecraft, and a Lost Manuscript

    Houdini, Lovecraft, and a Lost Manuscript
    From the Guardian: news that a long-lost H. P. Lovecraft manuscript has surfaced. This one is of particular interest to magicians. It's a piece Harry Houdini asked Lovecraft to ghostwrite (a particularly appropriate term) for him; the subject…
  • Feb 25

    Ofcom (UK) Rules That Derren Brown Program Breaches Broadcasting Code

    Ofcom (UK) Rules That Derren Brown Program Breaches Broadcasting Code
    Ofcom, the UK regulatory broadcasting agency, has ruled that the Derren Brown program "Something Wicked This Way Comes," which aired on Sunday morning, December 6, 2015, breached two provisions of the Broadcasting Code. The program,…
Rank this Week: 746

Death Care Law Blog

Death Care Law Blog

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

http://www.deathcarelaw.com/
  • Apr 18

    Missouri Seller Records: The State Board Proposal

    Missouri Seller Records: The State Board Proposal
    At its March meetings, the State Board again received from the Division staff a rule proposal that would define the minimum records that a preneed seller would have to maintain.  The first recordkeeping proposal was offered last July,…
  • Mar 23

    A Missouri Mid-Semester Cram: the March agenda

    A Missouri Mid-Semester Cram: the March agenda
    The staff for the Missouri State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors posted the 779 page agenda for next week’s meetings.  Doesn’t the state have a policy against the waste of natural resources?  Granted the agenda…
  • Mar 13

    Missouri Preneed Seller Records: Trying to Get Everyone on a Similar Page

    Missouri Preneed Seller Records: Trying to Get Everyone on a Similar Page
    As reported in several prior posts, the preneed examination process in Missouri has been a work in progress for the past five years. Funeral homes in that state have been selling preneed for more than 30 years without much oversight or…
Rank this Week: 998

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 81

Mandelman Matters

Mandelman Matters

Covers the foreclosure crisis. By Martin Andelman.

http://mandelman.ml-implode.com
Rank this Week: 182

Health Industry Washington Watch

Health Industry Washington Watch

Covers U.S. legislative and regulatory developments affecting the life sciences and health care industry. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.healthindustrywashingtonwatch.com/
  • Apr 18

    HRSA Reopens Comment Period on 340B CMP Proposed Rule

    HRSA Reopens Comment Period on 340B CMP Proposed Rule
    On April 19, 2016, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is publishing a notice reopening for 30 days the comment period on its June 17, 2015 proposed rule entitled “340B Drug Pricing Program Ceiling Price and…
  • Apr 18

    GAO Report Shows Medicare Bearing Largest Burden from Sequestration Cut

    GAO Report Shows Medicare Bearing Largest Burden from Sequestration Cut
    Medicare cuts comprised 58% of all sequestration savings in fiscal year (FY) 2014 — $11.3 billion out of $19.4 billion in total sequestration funds — according to a new GAO report. Under current sequestration law, across-the-board…
  • Apr 18

    Energy & Commerce Committee Hearing to Focus on Physician Preparation for MACRA Reforms (April 19)

    Energy & Commerce Committee Hearing to Focus on Physician Preparation for MACRA Reforms (April 19)
    On April 19, 2016, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health is holding a hearing entitled “Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015: Examining Physician Efforts to Prepare for Medicare Payment…
Rank this Week: 565

Health Plan Law

Health Plan Law

Discusses employee benefit issues for group health plans. Covers ERISA, third party administrators, insurance brokers and agent, legal planning and risk management. By Roy F. Harmon III.

http://www.healthplanlaw.com
  • Apr 18

    :: District Court Opinion Provides A Primer On ERISA Venue Consideration

    :: District Court Opinion Provides A Primer On ERISA Venue Consideration
    28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) provides that, for “the convenience of parties and witnesses, in the interest of justice, a district court may transfer any civil action to any other district or division where it might have been…
  • Mar 23

    :: District Court Holds Plaintiff’s State Law Claims Preempted

    :: District Court Holds Plaintiff’s State Law Claims Preempted
    This court does not agree that Plaintiff’s negligence cause of action nor his bad faith cause of action is directed specifically towards entities engaged in insurance. With regard to the bad faith claim in particular, all…
  • Mar 22

    :: Plans Established By Church Agencies Not ERISA Exempt

    :: Plans Established By Church Agencies Not ERISA Exempt
    Thus a church plan is exempt from ERISA regulation. But the question presented in this case is: does a plan established by a church-affiliated organization, like the defendant here, Advocate Health Care Network, qualify as a church plan under…
Rank this Week: 859

Animal Rights: The Abolitionist…

Animal Rights: The Abolitionist Approach

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

http://www.abolitionistapproach.com
Rank this Week: 951

Rule of Law

Rule of Law

Covers British Columbia wills, trusts and estates law, elder law and estate litigation. By Stan Rule.

http://rulelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Prince Edward County District Court-House and Gaol, Picton, Ontario

    Prince Edward County District Court-House and Gaol, Picton, Ontario
    I took these photographs last fall while visiting Prince Edward County in Ontario. The courthouse was the site of Sir John A. Macdonald's first trial, apparently defending himself on an assault charge. Here is a photograph of Sir John A. and…
  • Apr 9

    Kish v. Sobchak Estate: Application of Family Law to Wills Variation Case

    Kish v. Sobchak Estate: Application of Family Law to Wills Variation Case
    Wills variation cases in British Columbia and family law are related. The Family Law Act deals with division of property and support on the breakdown of marriages and common law relationships, while Part 4, Division 6 of the Wills, Estates…
  • Apr 3

    Kish v. Sobchak Estate: Standard of Appellate Review of Findings of Fact in Wills Variation Summary Trial

    Kish v. Sobchak Estate: Standard of Appellate Review of Findings of Fact in Wills Variation Summary Trial
    In the recent decision in Kish v. Sobchak Estate, 2016 BCCA 65, a five-judge panel of the British Columbia Court of Appeal considered how much deference the Court of Appeal is required to give a Supreme Court Judge’s finding of facts in…
Rank this Week: 216