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Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
Rank this Week: 477

DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law…

DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers automobile accidents, burn injury, child safety, defective products, police misconduct, premises liability and truck accidents. By Regan Zambri & Long.

http://injurylaw.reganfirm.com/
  • Sep 18

    Puerto Rico Medical Device Manufacturer Faces Largest FDA Recall Ever

    Puerto Rico Medical Device Manufacturer Faces Largest FDA Recall Ever
    Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a recall of 233 medical devices in one of the largest one-day recall events in the agency’s history. The recall, affecting products manufactured by Puerto Rico firm Customed,…
  • Aug 27

    Labor Day Driving Safety Tip

    Labor Day Driving Safety Tip
    As the beginning of school approaches, so does Labor Day. This holiday provides a much-needed three-day weekend for many professionals and allows families and friends to gather for one last summer celebration. Although Labor Day is an…
  • Aug 26

    Hot Car Deaths, the Law, and a New Way to Prevent Them

    Hot Car Deaths, the Law, and a New Way to Prevent Them
    Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding member and partner Over the years, we have posted multiple times about the dangers of leaving children in hot cars:  Kids and Hot Cars: The Dangers of Hyperthermia "Baby…
Rank this Week: 850

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Sep 17

    Students, TEX-ABOTA celebrate Constitution Day

    Students, TEX-ABOTA celebrate Constitution Day
    Dozens of high school students gathered at the Texas Capitol on Wednesday, Sept. 17, filling seats in the chambers of the Texas House of Representatives in recognition of Constitution Day. The Texas Chapters of the American Board of Trial…
  • Sep 17

    EDITORIAL: Celebrate the Importance of American Freedom

    EDITORIAL: Celebrate the Importance of American Freedom
    By Trey Apffel The Constitution is a crucial thread in the fabric of our country’s history. As former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor once said, the Constitution changed world history “for the perpetual…
  • Sep 16

    District court judge, State Bar staff member receive prestigious award

    District court judge, State Bar staff member receive prestigious award
    The Judicial Section of the State Bar of Texas recently presented two of its most important awards at the Bar Foundation Luncheon, held in conjunction with the Judicial Education Conference in Fort Worth, on Sept. 8, 2014. Tracy Nuckols,…
Rank this Week: 703

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation…

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation Blog

Covers worker's compensation and Social Security litigation. By Martin LLC.

http://www.paworkinjury.com/blog/
  • Sep 17

    Construction workers and musculoskeletal injurie

    Construction workers and musculoskeletal injurie
    One of the most common injuries to construction workers often has the quietest beginnings.  Musculoskeletal disorders are injuries to muscles, tendons, nerves, cartilage and spinal disks. These injuries can develop from single accidents such…
  • Sep 8

    Pennsylvania sanitation workers face risk from discarded needle

    Pennsylvania sanitation workers face risk from discarded needle
    Throughout the U.S., millions of Americans use injectable needles to treat a wide range of chronic illnesses. The needle pricks that help keep these people alive and well could prove dangerous for sanitation workers who pick up and sort…
  • Sep 5

    Court: California FedEx drivers were misclassified as contractor

    Court: California FedEx drivers were misclassified as contractor
    Worker misclassification is a major employment issue in the U.S. Workers who are classified as independent contractors are not eligible for workers’ compensation, health insurance and other benefits. It’s a cost savings for the business…
Rank this Week: 534

Wage & Hour - Development…

Wage & Hour - Development & Highlights

Highlighting recent and noteworthy developments in cases and regulations on wage and hour laws that affect large and small businesses. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://wagehourlaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 17

    Choice of Law Provisions and Class Action

    Choice of Law Provisions and Class Action
    Picture this: you’re enjoying a lovely evening with friends inside a hole-in-the-wall restaurant in Brooklyn.  As the evening is winding down, the clouds open up and give way to a torrential down-pour.  You think to yourself,…
  • Sep 12

    Overtime for New York Employer

    Overtime for New York Employer
    Employees must receive overtime pay at the rate of 1½ times their regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek. A common question we see is that “what is the regular rate of pay?” First of all, the regular…
  • Aug 26

    The Growing Use of Statistical Analysis In FLSA Overtime/Misclassification Lawsuit

    The Growing Use of Statistical Analysis In FLSA Overtime/Misclassification Lawsuit
    Necessity is the mother of invention, FLSA style. FLSA class action litigators, plaintiff and defense, are resorting are trying out new attacks and defenses. Nowadays, and seemingly mote in misclassification cases, there is numerical data…
Rank this Week: 801

Article 3

Article 3

Covers politics, society and current news. By Charley Moore.

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Sep 17

    Why Should NATO Commit to Eastern Europe?

    Why Should NATO Commit to Eastern Europe?
    As the summit meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization ended in Wales, a plan to come to the aid of its Eastern European member nations and Ukraine emerged. President Obama made it clear at the closing press conference that…
  • Sep 17

    Should Scotland Secede? A Look At The Issue of Independence For Scotland

    Should Scotland Secede? A Look At The Issue of Independence For Scotland
    Click here for Part 1 of Article-3’s examination of the main parties in the Independence Referendum. Tomorrow, Scotland may have the most influential impact on the British Isles since the independence of India in 1947 as the roughly 5…
  • Sep 16

    Weight Loss Advice Is Hard To Stomach

    Weight Loss Advice Is Hard To Stomach
    Science. It can help us see back to the first nano-seconds of the birth of the universe 14 billion years ago. It has let us peer into the quantum depths of the sub-atomic world. It has enabled us to unleash the power of the atom both for good…
Rank this Week: 533

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers news and updates on Alabama DUI cases. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.alabamaduilawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    State v. Edwards: On the Warrant Requirement in DUI Blog Draw Case

    State v. Edwards: On the Warrant Requirement in DUI Blog Draw Case
    In State v. Edwards, a DUI case before the Supreme Court of South Dakota, Defendant was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. During his arrest, the officer read Defendant the contents of a pre-printed card. Essentially, Defendant was…
  • Sep 13

    State v. Buckland: The Admissibility of Breath Test Results in a DUI Trial

    State v. Buckland: The Admissibility of Breath Test Results in a DUI Trial
    State v. Buckland, a case from the Connecticut Supreme Court, involved a defendant (“Defendant”) who was convicted of operating a motor vehicle while under the Influence (DUI) of intoxicating liquor and operating a motor vehicle…
  • Sep 9

    School Bus Driver Charged with Driving Commercial Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol

    School Bus Driver Charged with Driving Commercial Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol
    According to a recent article from Fox CT News, a school bus driver was arrested on charges of driving a commercial motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Authorities have that alleged that a police officer was on his way to a…
Rank this Week: 726

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 590

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 17

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Jury Recommends Death Penalty in Triple Homicide: A Los Angeles, CA jury has recommended that a 37-year-old man convicted of murdering three people in 2009 be sentenced to death for his crimes.  The City News Service reports that in…
  • Sep 17

    Intervention lowers drug, crime and behavior problems, but not by much

    Intervention lowers drug, crime and behavior problems, but not by much
    The title of this post is the headline of a story by Geoffrey Mohan in the Los Angeles Times.  He reports on "a 10-year study that [was designed to] compare how children would fare under prolonged therapy and tutoring aimed...
  • Sep 16

    The Grotesque Results of Politically Correct Law Enforcement

    The Grotesque Results of Politically Correct Law Enforcement
    When law enforcement becomes about anything other than behavior, we're in trouble.  Thus, when people get picked out for prosecution because they're black, it's reprehensible and subversive.  It's also indecent.  Ditto for when…
Rank this Week: 769

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    Too Soon to Assess the President’s Invocation of the 2001 AUMF as to ISIS?

    Too Soon to Assess the President’s Invocation of the 2001 AUMF as to ISIS?
    Over the past week there has been much talk about the President’s invocation of the 2001 AUMF in connection with ISIS. Many (including me) expressed considerable surprise, and doubt, about the merits of that argument. Which raises the…
  • Sep 17

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    “To be clear, if we reach the point where I believe our advisors should accompany Iraqi troops on attacks against specific ISIL targets, I will recommend that to the President,” Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin…
  • Sep 17

    Senator Kaine’s ISIS AUMF

    Senator Kaine’s ISIS AUMF
    Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) will introduce an authorization for the use of military force against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) today. The proposal comes as no surprise. Earlier this week, Senator…
Rank this Week: 496

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Press…

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Press Center

Covers border issues, disaster relief, immigration and housing.

http://trla.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 731

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
Rank this Week: 622

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/
  • Sep 17

    Northern Virginia Town Repeals Ban On "Magic Arts"

    Northern Virginia Town Repeals Ban On "Magic Arts"
    In spite of some opposition, the town council of the northern Virginia community of Front Royal repealed its ban (Fort Royal Town Code 110-17) on the practice of the "magic arts," which includes fortune telling, tarot card reading,…
  • Sep 17

    Another Blog That Understands U

    Another Blog That Understands U
    Trademarks Are Magic. Perfect!
  • Aug 25

    Houdini Comes To the Small Screen

    Houdini Comes To the Small Screen
    The Hollywood Reporter's Allison Keene reviews The History Channel's miniseries Houdini, starring Adrien Brody, here. Houdini premieres Labor Day (September 1st) at 9, 8 Central time.
Rank this Week: 520

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    TTAB Will Hear Final Argument in ASHCON Opposition In Boston, October 3rd

    TTAB Will Hear Final Argument in ASHCON Opposition In Boston, October 3rd
    As part of the "TTAB and PTAB Come to Boston" program in Boston on October 3rd [here], the Board will hear final arguments in Diamond Power International v. Clyde Bergemann, Inc., Opposition No. 91201996. [Pleadings and other filings…
  • Sep 17

    SUNNY HAZE Confusable With PURPLE HAZE for Beer, Says TTAB

    SUNNY HAZE Confusable With PURPLE HAZE for Beer, Says TTAB
    The Board sustained this Section 2(d) opposition to registration of SUNNY HAZE for "beer; brewed malt-based alcoholic beverage in the nature of a beer," finding the mark likely to cause confusion with the registered mark PURPLE HAZE for beer,…
  • Sep 16

    Precedential No. 36: TTAB Reverses Refusal of Service Mark Specimen for Financial Service

    Precedential No. 36: TTAB Reverses Refusal of Service Mark Specimen for Financial Service
    The Board has re-designated as precedential its ruling in In re McGowan Publishing Company, Inc., Serial No. 77582970 (June 27, 2013), wherein the Board reversed a refusal to register the mark CASHFLOW UNITS for "investment products, namely,…
Rank this Week: 579

New York Law Thoughts

New York Law Thoughts

Covers New York personal injury topics. By Carol L. Schlitt.

http://nylawthoughts.com
  • Sep 17

    Settlement for a Manhattan Intersection Car Accident

    Settlement for a Manhattan Intersection Car Accident
    A Manhattan man suffered neck and back injuries when a car ran a red light and struck the car in which he rode. The man sought the best car accident attorney he could find and retained Carol L. Schlitt and the Schlitt Law Firm to represent…
  • Sep 15

    The Schlitt Law Firm Wins 2014 Long Island Web Award

    The Schlitt Law Firm Wins 2014 Long Island Web Award
    The Schlitt Law Firm, a New York personal injury and medical malpractice law firm, has won the 2014 Long Island Web Award for the best website in the service category. Carol L. Schlitt, founding partner of the Schlitt Law Firm said,…
  • Sep 9

    Settlement for a Trip and Fall at an Airport

    Settlement for a Trip and Fall at an Airport
    A woman leaving a plane tripped and fell on an uneven jetway and injured her knees and wrist. The woman sought an attorney who could help her with her trip and fall at an airport. She asked Carol L. Schlitt of the Schlitt Law Firm to…
Rank this Week: 779

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Covers sex crime laws and cases. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Sep 17

    Holland Man Staying at Rescue Mission Charged with Indecent Exposure

    Holland Man Staying at Rescue Mission Charged with Indecent Exposure
    Last week, 29-year-old Anthony Scott Currier of Holland was arrested and charged with indecent exposure by a sexually delinquent person after two incidents in the area involving exposure of his private parts, according to a news article at…
  • Sep 16

    Tennessee Truck Driver Charged with Kalamazoo Woman’s Rape at Knifepoint

    Tennessee Truck Driver Charged with Kalamazoo Woman’s Rape at Knifepoint
    On September 9th, 57-year-old Calvin Ray Kelly was charged in the rape of a woman in Kalamazoo at knifepoint, according to news reports at Mlive.com. Kelly was officially charged with one count each of attempted first-degree criminal sexual…
  • Sep 11

    Retired Flint Police Sgt. Faces Numerous Sexual Assault Charge

    Retired Flint Police Sgt. Faces Numerous Sexual Assault Charge
    On Friday, September 5, retired Flint Police Sgt. Lawrence Woods was arraigned on 16 counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Since that time, two more individuals have come forward with similar allegations, according to a news article…
Rank this Week: 748

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 697

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    Busted for formatting trick

    Busted for formatting trick
    "Objection! Leading!"Yes, there are still courts that have page limits, not word counts. And yes, there are still lawyers that play formatting tricks to squeeze in extra text. And yes, they get in trouble, as in this order. (See Slate article…
  • Sep 17

    A writ tale

    A writ tale
    Here's an interesting writ tale: Trial court makes an evidentiary ruling that is challenged by a writ petition, which points out how the ruling contradicts established law. An alternative writ issues. A hearing is held per Brown, Winfield…
  • Sep 15

    Court of Appeal Analysis of Supreme Court reversal

    Court of Appeal Analysis of Supreme Court reversal
    Putting aside the State Bar Annual Meeting...The DJ's been feeding appellate needs w/many good articles the past few days!On Thursday, GSMR's Alana Rotter shared Maximize the Impact of Amicus Support.On Friday, Emily Green got to work with…
Rank this Week: 498

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    D.C. Schools Ombuds Reports on a Busy First Year

    D.C. Schools Ombuds Reports on a Busy First Year
    In a report released today, the Ombudsman for Public Education in Washington DC, Joyanna Smith says that she has re-started the office and handled 150 matters.  In the first six months, more than two-thirds of the 150 inquiries…
  • Sep 17

    Cornell University Ombuds Celebrates 45 Year

    Cornell University Ombuds Celebrates 45 Year
    Cornell's Office of the University Ombudsman is celebrating the 45th anniversary of its founding with an open house on Friday, October 3, 2014. (Cornell Events.)Related posts: Cornell University Ombuds Retires, Prompting Internal Search for…
  • Sep 17

    Meet the Ombuds at Cal State San Marco

    Meet the Ombuds at Cal State San Marco
    Fritz Kreisler and Kara Kornher serve as the Ombuds at the California State University campus north of San Diego.  They were profiled recently by the campus newspaper.   Kreisler, who also works at CSUSM's Student Health and…
Rank this Week: 832

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    3d DCA Watch - A Record PCA Day!

    3d DCA Watch - A Record PCA Day!
    Forty-nine (49!) PCAs today! Talk about busy! Today's four (4!) pearls of wisdom from the bunker:You must proffer evidence that meets the statutory requirements to assert a viable punitive damage claim! Writ of Certiorari granted.Onto the…
  • Sep 17

    Brian Tannebaum Is Angry Wrote A Book

    Brian Tannebaum Is Angry Wrote A Book
    This promises to be an interesting read. And I will definitely attend the book release party, as the kid never pours bad wine.Well done, Brian!
  • Sep 16

    Since The Day Has Already Gone To Pot...

    Since The Day Has Already Gone To Pot...
    This excellent editorial addresses one of the issues brought up in the previous thread.In a column printed Wednesday in the Tampa Bay Times, seven former justices rehashed arguments that opponents previously lost in court: "Voters are led to…
Rank this Week: 725

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law…

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law Blog

Covers land use, environmental, and real estate law in California.

http://blog.aklandlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 765

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
Rank this Week: 869

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 509

In Re Bilski Blog

In Re Bilski Blog

Covers the Supreme Court's review of In re Bilski. By Fenwick & West.

http://www.bilskiblog.com/blog/
  • Sep 17

    Fenwick Launches Interactive PTAB Database to Help Patent Holders Analyze and Decode Post-Grant Decision

    Fenwick Launches Interactive PTAB Database to Help Patent Holders Analyze and Decode Post-Grant Decision
    Fenwick & West has launched an interactive PTAB Database that details proceedings filed with the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board – providing quick and easy access to information about PTAB decisions. With the creation of PTAB by…
  • Sep 9

    The Alice Guidance Categories of Potential Abstract Idea

    The Alice Guidance Categories of Potential Abstract Idea
    The Alice Guidance lists four examples of categories of abstract ideas: fundamental economic practices methods of organizing human activities an idea of itself (sic), and mathematical relationships/formulas. Each of these examples has…
  • Sep 5

    How to Correctly Apply the Alice Examination Guidance

    How to Correctly Apply the Alice Examination Guidance
    In my previous post, I provided an explanation of Abstract Ideas under Alice, emphasizing that to be an ineligible abstract idea, a claim must recite a fundamental building block of human ingenuity. How then does an examiner know whether a…
Rank this Week: 671

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Sep 17

    Blog Post: Sen. Floats Bill To Thwart Ozone Emissions Standard

    Blog Post: Sen. Floats Bill To Thwart Ozone Emissions Standard
    U.S. Senator John Thune, R-S.D., on Wednesday proposed legislation that would block the Environmental Protection Agency from implementing an expected rule regarding ozone emissions, saying if the rule is allowed to proceed, it would be the…
  • Sep 16

    Blog Post: Sens. Float Bill To Fast-Track Cross-Border Pipeline

    Blog Post: Sens. Float Bill To Fast-Track Cross-Border Pipeline
    Four United States senators introduced a bill Tuesday aimed at fast-tracking cross-border energy pipelines and transmission lines by bypassing the president's office and instead requiring government agencies to evaluate permit applications in…
  • Sep 16

    Blog Post: Ex-EPA No. 2 Says Local Climate Plans Could Be Scaled Up

    Blog Post: Ex-EPA No. 2 Says Local Climate Plans Could Be Scaled Up
    Former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe, who left the agency this summer to take the reins at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, told Law360 that businesses and state and local governments…
Rank this Week: 788

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    Houston COA Orders All Parties to Arbitration in High Stakes Legal Malpractice Lawsuit

    Houston COA Orders All Parties to Arbitration in High Stakes Legal Malpractice Lawsuit
    Texas’ Fourteenth Court of Appeals in Houston has reversed a trial court’s order denying arbitration in a legal malpractice dispute. In Greenberg Traurig, LLP v. National American Ins. Co., National American Insurance Company…
  • Sep 16

    Houston Appeals Court Holds Issue of Arbitrability is for Arbitration Panel to Decide

    Houston Appeals Court Holds Issue of Arbitrability is for Arbitration Panel to Decide
    Texas’ First District Court of Appeals in Houston has affirmed a trial court’s ruling that it was up to an arbitral panel to determine whether it had jurisdiction to hear a corporate tax dispute. In Halliburton Co. v. KBR, Inc.,…
  • Sep 15

    International Commercial Arbitration Coming to a Courthouse Near You

    International Commercial Arbitration Coming to a Courthouse Near You
    Retired Judge Judith S. Kaye, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, and University of Missouri School of Law Professor S.I. Strong recently published International Commercial Arbitration Coming to a Courthouse Near You, 53…
Rank this Week: 482

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
  • Sep 17

    Florida Immigrant Coalition’s “Drive for Common Sense” seeks Drivers Licenses for all Floridians Regardless of Immigration Statu

    Florida Immigrant Coalition’s “Drive for Common Sense” seeks Drivers Licenses for all Floridians Regardless of Immigration Statu
    The Florida Immigrant Coalition (FLIC) is a statewide coalition of more than 30 member organizations and over 100 allies, founded in 1998 and formally incorporated in 2004. The FLIC has organized “The drive for common sense” which…
  • Sep 16

    Major Retrogression Imminent for EB-2 India

    Major Retrogression Imminent for EB-2 India
    Via aila.org Per the AILA DOS Liaison Committee’s followup with Mr. Charles Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, “retrogression of EB-2 India appears to be imminent, and could…
  • Sep 16

    DOL Statistics on H-1Bs from FY2014 Fourth Quarter (8/31/14)

    DOL Statistics on H-1Bs from FY2014 Fourth Quarter (8/31/14)
    The U.S. Department of Labor’s OFLC statistics on H-1Bs as of 8/31/14, including number of LCAs received, top occupations, states, and employers, as well as the number of certified, denied, and withdrawn LCAs, number of positions…
Rank this Week: 491

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    Call for Applications: Assistant Professor of Public Law, California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

    Call for Applications: Assistant Professor of Public Law, California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
    Via H-Law, we have the following job announcement:POLITICAL SCIENCE - The Department of Political Science in the College of Liberal Arts at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California invites applications for a…
  • Sep 17

    Szto on Real Estate Agents as Agents of Social Change

    Szto on Real Estate Agents as Agents of Social Change
    Mary Szto, Hamline University School of Law, has posted Real Estate Agents as Agents of Social Change: Redlining, Reverse Redlining, and Greenlining, which appeared in the Seattle Journal for Social Justice 1 11 (2013): 1.  Here is the…
  • Sep 16

    Lipartito on the "Antimonopoly Tradition"

    Lipartito on the "Antimonopoly Tradition"
    In the most recent Weekend Roundup, we briefly noticed The Antimonopoly Tradition by Kenneth Lipartito, Florida International University, which is downloadable from the University of St. Thomas Law Review 10 (2014): 991-1012.  The essay…
Rank this Week: 463

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Sep 17

    Florida’s Laws on Sexual Crimes Against Children

    Florida’s Laws on Sexual Crimes Against Children
    Under Florida Law, lewd and lascivious battery occurs when a person 18 years of age or older, engages in sexual activity with a person 12 years of age or older, but less than 16 years of age; or encourages, forces, or entices any person less…
  • Sep 10

    An Analysis of Florida’s Laws Regarding Human Trafficking

    An Analysis of Florida’s Laws Regarding Human Trafficking
    Florida laws, like the Federal laws, have strict legislation on the books regarding Human Trafficking. Under Florida General Statutes 787.06 the Legislature finds that human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery. Victims of human…
  • Sep 8

    Methamphetamine Charges and Sentencing in Florida

    Methamphetamine Charges and Sentencing in Florida
    Methamphetamine is an illegal drug that causes almost immediate addiction, according to those addicts who have used the drug and in all scientific studies. In Florida, it is illegal to possess methamphetamine, manufacture methamphetamine and…
Rank this Week: 865

Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers Chicago car, bus, bicycle, truck and pedestrian accidents. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagocaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    Four Car Collision in Schaumburg Injures 6

    Four Car Collision in Schaumburg Injures 6
    The laws in Chicago and Illinois are designed to hold those who act in a negligent manner as responsible for all the damages that result. This often comes into play in the context of a car accident, hundreds of thousands of which occur within…
  • Sep 15

    Illinois Had 3rd Most Train-Related Deaths in 2013

    Illinois Had 3rd Most Train-Related Deaths in 2013
    For much of the 20th Century, Illinois was widely acknowledged as a central hub of train transportation throughout the nation. That designation carries through to the present as freight, goods, and people travel by train within Chicago, the…
  • Sep 11

    7 Injured After CTA Bus Hits 2 Parked Car

    7 Injured After CTA Bus Hits 2 Parked Car
    Buses are a common sight in Chicago with nearly every main street playing host to at least one bus on a regular basis. When considering travel by bus, those in Chicago have options to ride on the CTA, on a charter bus, on a private bus…
Rank this Week: 656

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in California. By the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC.

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    Does My Child's Custody Preference Count?

    Does My Child's Custody Preference Count?
    At the core of a custody dispute in a divorce is your child. You may think that the child should be in your sole custody but your spouse might wholly disagree and think that the child should be in his sole custody. The court will take the…
  • Sep 15

    Using a Credentialed Divorce Mediator in San Diego

    Using a Credentialed Divorce Mediator in San Diego
    Although divorce is typically filled with heavy emotions, the end result of the divorce process should be for couples to move forward to a happier life. Unfortunately, in today's legal system, many couples come out of a divorce feeling more…
  • Sep 3

    Modifying Custody When Ex-Spouse's New Boyfriend/Girlfriend is Bad New

    Modifying Custody When Ex-Spouse's New Boyfriend/Girlfriend is Bad New
    So not only has your wife/husband left your marriage high and dry, but your ex already has a new boyfriend or girlfriend who is just plain bad news. Perhaps the new boyfriend/girlfriend is an ex-convict, does illegal drugs, is involved in an…
Rank this Week: 595

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Sep 17

    Free Patent and Trademark Seminar

    Free Patent and Trademark Seminar
    A Free Public Seminar for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, Educators, Students and Legal Professionals. Tuesday, September 23, 2014 is being held at the Cleveland Public Library Louis Stokes Wing Auditorium 525 Superior Avenue Cleveland, Ohio from…
  • Sep 17

    Where Can I See the Terms and Connectors on the New LexisAdvance Platform?

    Where Can I See the Terms and Connectors on the New LexisAdvance Platform?
    To see the terms and connectors on the new LexisAdvance Platform, click on Filters (in the Search box), and select Advanced Search. You will see a dropdown menu that lists all the connectors. You can access this no matter where you are in…
  • Sep 16

    Get Certified in Bloomberg Law

    Get Certified in Bloomberg Law
    Did you know that Bloomberg Law offers a certification in their product? This is a great way to test your skills in Bloomberg Law and if you get certified it’s a great thing to add to your resume. To take the certification quiz click…
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Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers current events that affect New Jersey criminal defense.

http://www.nj-defense-lawyer.com/lawblog/
  • Sep 17

    Can I Be Charged With Shoplifting If I Accidentally Left A New Jersey Store With Merchandise, And Had No Intent To Steal?

    Can I Be Charged With Shoplifting If I Accidentally Left A New Jersey Store With Merchandise, And Had No Intent To Steal?
    New Jersey statute indicates that intent is required to prove shoplifting, so arguing that you inadvertently walked out of the store with merchandise can be a defense. It is not an especially strong defense, particularly if there are other…
  • Sep 17

    What’s The Penalty For Theft By Extortion In New Jersey?

    What’s The Penalty For Theft By Extortion In New Jersey?
    Theft by Extortion is an extremely serious crime in New Jersey, and carries a penalty of up to ten years in state prison, with a variety of financial penalties available as well. Part of the reason extortion is prosecuted so harshly is that…
  • Sep 17

    What’s The Penalty For Blackmailing Someone In New Jersey?

    What’s The Penalty For Blackmailing Someone In New Jersey?
    In New Jersey, blackmail – where you threaten to expose confidential information about a person if they don’t meet a demand – is a crime that is prosecuted under the charge Theft by Extortion. Extortion is a coercive attempt…
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eNewsUSA

eNewsUSA

Provides national and international environmental law news. By Waste Information & Management Services, Inc. (WIMS).

http://enewsusa.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    EPA Extends Comment Period On Clean Power Plan

    EPA Extends Comment Period On Clean Power Plan
    EPA Extends Comment Period On Clean Power Plan - Comments on the June 2, 2014, Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule must be received by December 1, 2014, instead of the original October 16th date. Sierra Club Statement on EPA Clean…
  • Sep 16

    EPA Announces New Actions to Curb Potent Greenhouse Gase

    EPA Announces New Actions to Curb Potent Greenhouse Gase
    EPA Announces New Actions to Curb Potent Greenhouse Gases/ EPA GreenChill Partners Join Industry Leaders to Drive the Transition to Climate-friendly Refrigerants - EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy joined private and public sector…
  • Sep 15

    Preparations for Climate Summit 2014

    Preparations for Climate Summit 2014
    Press briefing on preparations for Climate Summit 2014 - Ahead of the Climate Summit that will take place on September 23 at UN Headquarters in New York, the UN announced more than 120 Heads of State and Government will be…
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Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

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

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 17

    Kaire & Heffernan Announce Winner of Bicycle Accident Scholarship

    Kaire & Heffernan Announce Winner of Bicycle Accident Scholarship
    We at Kaire & Heffernan are avid cyclists, and that’s why we offered a law school scholarship to promote bike safety awareness. Last summer, Gabriel Ybarra was slightly behind his friend as they crossed an…
  • Sep 8

    Injury or Accident in a Florida or National Park

    Injury or Accident in a Florida or National Park
    Summer in Florida is an excellent time to enjoy the great outdoors. State parks and national parks allow Floridians to experience many types of enjoyable outdoor recreation. For example, swimming and boating in Florida’s many lakes and…
  • Sep 4

    Aggravation of a Pre-existing Condition After an Accident

    Aggravation of a Pre-existing Condition After an Accident
    The most common defense in a personal injury claim is that the Plaintiffs injuries were pre-existing.  This is a favorite tactic of the big automobile insurance carriers (State Farm, Allstate, Geico, and Progressive)  It is fairly…
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Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Sep 17

    The Awesomely Bad/Awesome Employment Law Blog Carnival

    The Awesomely Bad/Awesome Employment Law Blog Carnival
    My turn to host the Employment law Blog Carnival again! Or, #ELBC as the hip kids with their hashtags call it. Last time, I did a Saved by the Bell theme - SBTB is a show that is awesomely awesome, but to my dismay is sometimes labelled…
  • Sep 15

    Fired for What!? - Judge Loses Job Over Social Media Post

    Fired for What!? - Judge Loses Job Over Social Media Post
    Eaux Neaux! Say it ain't seaux, judge! The top Arkansas court recently dismissed a trial court judge for inappropriate comments on social media. The judge, who went by the name geauxjudge (oh, now the first two sentences make sense) made…
  • Sep 8

    NFL Oakland Raiders Settle Cheerleader Lawsuit

    NFL Oakland Raiders Settle Cheerleader Lawsuit
    Football season is back! Penn State is 2-0, the Steelers are 1-0 and all is right with the world. The Raiders on the other hand . . . well, things haven't been going so well for them. On the field, they're 0-1 and struggled offensively. Only…
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Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Sep 17

    Lawyers on Social Media: Career Killer or Kickstarter?

    Lawyers on Social Media: Career Killer or Kickstarter?
    Gallagher Blogs has a post about managing the lawyer’s (or law student’s) public face: Screen Star or Social Media Trainwreck?  
  • Sep 16

    New 2014 Edition: Universal Citation Guide

    New 2014 Edition: Universal Citation Guide
    From HeinOnline: “The Universal Citation Guide, 3rd ed. recognizes the current practices of legal researchers who often consult an electronic research tool without ever seeing a print volume of a reporter or code sitting on a library…
  • Sep 16

    Small Claims Court Resources for Oregon Lawyers: CLEs, Video, Books, History

    Small Claims Court Resources for Oregon Lawyers: CLEs, Video, Books, History
    We have lots of OLR blog posts for the public about Oregon Small Claims Courts (SCC), but this particular OLR blog post addresses the most frequently asked SCC questions from Oregon attorneys: Small Claims Courts? County Circuit and Justice…
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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
  • Sep 17

    Department of Energy Pumps Money into Offshore Wind Energy

    Department of Energy Pumps Money into Offshore Wind Energy
    According to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, there is a potential 4.15 gigawatts of energy which can be collected from offshore wind collection around the country’s waters. The total electric generating capacity of the entire…
  • Sep 16

    Are Republicans Abandoning Patent Reform?

    Are Republicans Abandoning Patent Reform?
    In the 10 planned work days during September 2014, it does not seem as if the House of Representatives will take up the Innovation Act or any modifications thereto that might sweeten the bill for the Senate. So what happened between August 8,…
  • Sep 16

    Patent Drafting: Employing Claim Differentiation to Ensure Broad Construction

    Patent Drafting: Employing Claim Differentiation to Ensure Broad Construction
    To bring this principle to bear on the problem of claim breadth, consider a patent disclosing only a single embodiment, with a main claim whose scope extends beyond that of the embodiment (yet inside the ambit of any cited prior art). As…
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The California Wage and Hour Law…

The California Wage and Hour Law Blog for Employees

Covers overtime, meal breaks, rest breaks, and pay checks. By Steven G. Pearl.

http://cawageandhourlaw.blogspot.com/
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Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

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

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    News: New Disaster IDPs Report Published

    News: New Disaster IDPs Report Published
    The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) has just released its annual report, Global Estimates 2014: People Internally Displaced by Disasters.  Here is the description:"IDMC’s latest Global Estimates report shows that 22…
  • Sep 17

    Regional Focus: America

    Regional Focus: America
    Reports/commentary on recent BIA decision:Board of Immigration Appeals Recognizes Domestic Violence as a Basis for Asylum (CGRS, Aug. 2014) [text]HIRC Plays Key Role in Landmark Decision Recognizing Domestic Violence as Grounds for Asylum…
  • Sep 16

    News: New FMR Supplement Issue

    News: New FMR Supplement Issue
    A Forced Migration Review supplement issue has just been published.  The focus is on "Innovation and Refugees."  Here is the description:Innovation around displacement is not new. Yet the imperfections of current approaches are…
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Purcell & Amen, L.L.C. Blog

Purcell & Amen, L.L.C. Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning.

http://yourestatematters.com/blog/
  • Sep 17

    Estate Planning: Getting Started

    Estate Planning: Getting Started
    Estate Planning: Getting Started from Charlie Amen A well thought out estate plan can accomplish a wide variety of goals and objectives by incorporating the right components into the plan. Learn more about Estate Planning in Missouri in this…
  • Sep 17

    Trusting that Your Trust Is Private – A Lesson from the Estate of Robin William

    Trusting that Your Trust Is Private – A Lesson from the Estate of Robin William
    Like millions around the world, you were undoubtedly saddened to hear about the death of acting legend Robin Williams. Know equally well as a comedic actor for parts in films such as Mrs. Doubtfire and The Birdcage as he was as a dramatic…
  • Aug 29

    What Happens to My Property If I Die Without A Will or Trust?

    What Happens to My Property If I Die Without A Will or Trust?
    The primary goal of an estate plan is to determine what will happen to your property and assets upon your death. In order to understand why it is so important to create an estate plan, it helps to discuss what happens to your property and…
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McClellan Law Firm Blog

McClellan Law Firm Blog

Covers San Diego brain injuries, car accidents and other personal injury topics.

http://www.mcclellanlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Sep 17

    SeaWorld Drive Closed After Fatal Street Racing Accident

    SeaWorld Drive Closed After Fatal Street Racing Accident
    One person was killed and another seriously injured in a street racing accident in Mission Bay on Sunday evening. The incident occurred just after 5pm Sunday. According to San Diego police, two vehicles, a silver Corvette and black…
  • Sep 15

    Staying Safe and Cool in San Diego's Heat Wave

    Staying Safe and Cool in San Diego's Heat Wave
    San Diego is in the midst of a heat wave, with record-breaking temperatures and a heat advisory expected through Tuesday evening. Temperatures on the field at Qualcomm Stadium were well above 100 degrees during Sunday afternoon's…
  • Sep 10

    GM Announces Automated Driving in Select 2017 Cadillac Model

    GM Announces Automated Driving in Select 2017 Cadillac Model
    General Motors (GM) announced Sunday that Cadillac will begin offering hands-free driving technologies on certain 2017 model year vehicles. With "Super Cruise" and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication, GM is making significant…
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Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    NFL's Josh Gordon Pleads Guilty to Driving While Impaired

    NFL's Josh Gordon Pleads Guilty to Driving While Impaired
    Regardless of which state you are in, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is illegal and can result in serious charges. Drunk driving or impaired driving also leads to a number of other potential consequences including a…
  • Sep 15

    Chicago Rollover Crash Leaves 4 Injured

    Chicago Rollover Crash Leaves 4 Injured
    Any vehicle can roll over in a collision which can cause its passengers to sustain injuries. Yet some types of vehicles are more likely than others to roll, placing those drivers at a greater risk for harm. The 1990s saw the rise of the sport…
  • Sep 12

    Driver Critical after Crash with Garbage Truck

    Driver Critical after Crash with Garbage Truck
    Truck accidents take place every day in Illinois and many of those collisions occur in the greater Chicago area. While trucks tend to be involved in fewer accidents per mile traveled than other vehicles, like cars, the damages that results…
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Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
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Philadelphia Business Lawyer Blog

Philadelphia Business Lawyer Blog

By Danziger Shapiro & Leavitt, P.C.

http://www.philadelphiabusinesslawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    NEW JERSEY EMPLOYERS MAY NOT INQUIRE INTO CRIMINAL HISTORY OF JOB APPLICANTS UNDER NEW "BAN THE BOX" LAW

    NEW JERSEY EMPLOYERS MAY NOT INQUIRE INTO CRIMINAL HISTORY OF JOB APPLICANTS UNDER NEW "BAN THE BOX" LAW
    On August 11, 2014, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed the "Opportunity to Compete Act" (Bill 1999) into existence. The Act will become law in New Jersey on March 15, 2015. The Act limits the ability of "covered" New Jersey employers…
  • Aug 7

    PENNSYLVANIA HAS NEW POWER OF ATTORNEY REQUIREMENTS

    PENNSYLVANIA HAS NEW POWER OF ATTORNEY REQUIREMENTS
    On July 15, 2014 House Law 1429 went into effect and drastically changed what is required under financial powers of attorney (POAs). The new law was in response to rising incidents of elder abuse where agents placed their own self-interests…
  • Jul 1

    LAWYERS CAN DELETE CIRCULAR 230 WARNINGS ON EMAILS

    LAWYERS CAN DELETE CIRCULAR 230 WARNINGS ON EMAILS
    For those of us that actually read the bottom of their lawyer's email you probably noticed the arcane "IRS Circular 230 Disclosure" that stated the advice contained in this email is not intended and cannot be used for tax avoidance purposes…
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