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Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

Covers elder neglect, auto accidents, and nursing home abuse. By Farah and Farah, P.A.

http://www.foryourprotection.com/
  • Jun 29

    Moped Driver Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash

    Moped Driver Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash
    A 53-year-old Lake Worth man suffered serious injuries when his moped was rear-ended by a hit-and-run driver. According to a news report in The Sun Sentinel, the hit-and-run accident occurred on West Gateway Boulevard in Boynton Beach.…
  • Jun 2

    Driving Safety Tips for Summer Traveler

    Driving Safety Tips for Summer Traveler
    The summer is a wonderful time to pack up your things and go for an adventure. However, before you hit the road, you may want to make sure your vehicle is up for the challenge. If your vehicle can't handle...
  • May 5

    Ocala Man Killed in Intersection Crash

    Ocala Man Killed in Intersection Crash
    A 68-year-old Ocala man was killed in a Florida car accident that involved a driver who failed to yield the right of way. According to a news report in The Ocala Star Banner, the fatal crash occurred on East SR...
Rank this Week: 547

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Jun 29

    Update on PayPal's user agreement

    Update on PayPal's user agreement
    By guest blogger Katie Coulson On June 15, we blogged about PayPal's new user agreement. The new agreement includes expansive language giving PayPal the right to send autodialed or prerecorded calls on any subject to any phone number…
  • Jun 29

    NHTSA’s Data Collection and Analysis Inadequate to Identify Vehicle Safety Problem

    NHTSA’s Data Collection and Analysis Inadequate to Identify Vehicle Safety Problem
    By guest blogger Jessica Ranucci Faulty ignition switches in certain General Motors vehicles are linked to over one hundred deaths. This defect has spurred a recall of more than nine million GM vehicles since February 2014. The National…
  • Jun 26

    "Why Environmentalists Are Afraid of the FDA’s Attack on Trans Fats"

    "Why Environmentalists Are Afraid of the FDA’s Attack on Trans Fats"
    The National Journal reports: The FDA last week told manufacturers to get rid of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) from processed foods, the primary source of artificial trans fats linked to heart disease. But as a replacement, manufacturers…
Rank this Week: 804

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Jun 29

    Ethics Opinion: Can You Threaten Another Lawyer With Disciplinary Charges?

    Ethics Opinion: Can You Threaten Another Lawyer With Disciplinary Charges?
    A new opinion issued by the Professional Ethics Committee of the New York City Bar Association discusses whether -- and under what circumstances -- an attorney may threaten another lawyer with disciplinary charges. From the digest: An…
  • Jun 28

    May a state AG stand -- or encourage others to stand -- at the clerk's office door to deny citizens' known legal rights?

    May a state AG stand -- or encourage others to stand -- at the clerk's office door to deny citizens' known legal rights?
    This time religious freedom is the apparent excuse for blatantly unprofessional conduct in the face of a Supreme Court ruling. Religious freedom of state employees cannot possibly mean that two Jewish people or two Muslim people should have…
  • Jun 27

    Innovation in Law

    Innovation in Law
    Ben Barton has two articles on Bloomberg BNA. The first is titled Law Firms Push For High-End Work is Short Sighted and the second is Lessons From the Rise of LegalZoom. These articles are relevant to the recent discussion on...
Rank this Week: 837

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/
  • Jun 29

    TBLS celebrates 40 years, recognizes criminal law attorney

    TBLS celebrates 40 years, recognizes criminal law attorney
    2015 marks the 40th year of the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, which certifies attorneys in 21 areas of law and paralegals in six areas. On June 19, in conjunction with its anniversary, the State Bar’s Annual Meeting, and the…
  • Jun 29

    Declaration of Independence to be recited at 100-plus Texas courthouse

    Declaration of Independence to be recited at 100-plus Texas courthouse
    For the fifth consecutive year, members of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association will celebrate the Fourth of July by gathering at dozens of courthouses across the state to recite the Declaration of Independence. An annual TCDLA…
  • Jun 26

    Legal nonprofit collecting backpacks for domestic violence victim

    Legal nonprofit collecting backpacks for domestic violence victim
    The Texas Advocacy Project is seeking donations in support of its annual Backpacks for Hope campaign. Through July 17, donors can drop off new book bags and school supplies, which will be distributed along with the project’s legal…
Rank this Week: 739

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Jun 29

    How late it was, how late

    How late it was, how late
    Khuja v Chowdhury [2015] EW Misc B18 (CC) A County Court deposit protection case, and an illustration of some of the ways in which landlords still haven’t figured out how the deposit rules work. Ms C was the assured shorthold tenant of…
  • Jun 26

    Party like it’s 1957

    Party like it’s 1957
    1957 was an important year. Russell Endean became the first man to be out “handled the ball” in a Test Cricket match. Anthony Eden resigned and Harold Macmillan became PM. The Cat in the Hat was first published. And it was the…
  • Jun 22

    Westminster again…

    Westminster again…
    In R(Alemi) v Westminster CC [2015] EWHC 1765 (Admin), which has been widely reported already (eg here; and all over my twitter feed), HHJ Blair QC found that Westminster’s allocation scheme was unlawful in disbarring successful…
Rank this Week: 787

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Jun 29

    US Supreme Court to Revisit Race-Based Admission

    US Supreme Court to Revisit Race-Based Admission
    The U.S. Supreme Court today granted certiorari in Abigail Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, No. 14-981 (June 29, 2015). Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration of the petition. The case is "a legal challenge to the...
  • Jun 29

    Suppressed v. Suppressed

    Suppressed v. Suppressed
    The U.S. Supreme Court today granted leave to file a petition for certiorari under seal. Suppressed v. Suppressed, 14M135 (U.S. June 29, 2015). (mew)
  • Jun 27

    Reminder: Deadline Approaching for Applied Legal Storytelling Conference in Seattle

    Reminder: Deadline Approaching for Applied Legal Storytelling Conference in Seattle
    July 10th is the last day to register for the Applied Legal Storytelling conference in Seattle. The conference takes place from July 21st through July 23rd at the Seattle University School of Law. Conference information is on the Legal…
Rank this Week: 886

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as technology and the law, computer forensics and cyber crime defense. By David S. Seltzer.

http://www.cybercrimelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Human Trafficking Victims Sue Website Used to Conduct Cybersex Sting

    Human Trafficking Victims Sue Website Used to Conduct Cybersex Sting
    An ongoing police operation has led to dozens of arrests on solicitation and human trafficking charges, according to the Providence Police Department and the city's Major Jorge Elorza. Throughout this operation,…
  • Jun 24

    Understanding the Difference Between Solicitation and Human Trafficking

    Understanding the Difference Between Solicitation and Human Trafficking
    A recent article in the online legal journal, Above the Law, discussed a typical cybersex prostitution sting in Texas that had an interesting legal twist. One of the men taken into custody that day, Aaron…
  • Jun 15

    Florida Cybersex Sting Nets Men Who Worked at Disney World and other Tourist Attraction

    Florida Cybersex Sting Nets Men Who Worked at Disney World and other Tourist Attraction
    The latest installment in Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd's crusade to crack down on Internet child sex offenders led to the arrest of no less than 22 men, each one of them looking to have sex with girls whom they believed to be…
Rank this Week: 931

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

Covers Class III weapons topics for all of the 50 states. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.guntrustlawyer.com/
  • Jun 29

    Can I carry a concealed firearm to church?

    Can I carry a concealed firearm to church?
    With the recent church shooting in Charleston, our office has received many questions asking if it is legal to carry a concealed weapon to church with a CWL, or concealed weapons license. Currently, there are no laws in Florida that forbid…
  • Jun 23

    Vermont (VA) What NFA Firearms can I own?

    Vermont (VA) What NFA Firearms can I own?
    There are several type of Title II Firearms sold by Class 3 FFLs that are restricted by the National Firearms Act. Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of Title II or NFA firearms in addition to…
  • Jun 23

    Suppressor Legal to purchase in Vermont beginning July 2, 2015

    Suppressor Legal to purchase in Vermont beginning July 2, 2015
    Vermont has officially become the 41St State to legalize suppressors when Governor Peter Shumlin signed the H. 5 bill last week. The new law will go into effect on July 2ND, and was the culmination of local Vermont republicans, the American…
Rank this Week: 903

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 818

New Jersey Family Law Blog

New Jersey Family Law Blog

Covers alimony, child support, child custody, divorce and more. By the Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyfamilylawblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    What You and Your Teen Need to Know Before Seeking Summer Employment

    What You and Your Teen Need to Know Before Seeking Summer Employment
    School, for the most part, is over for the year, which means teens throughout the State are faced with the daunting task of finding summer employment. Whether they are just looking to earn some spending money, buy books, or pay a portion of…
  • Jun 15

    The Wait for a New Jersey Marriage License May Soon be Over for Terminally Ill Patient

    The Wait for a New Jersey Marriage License May Soon be Over for Terminally Ill Patient
    Couples looking to marry in the State of New Jersey must apply for a marriage license and sit out the 72-hour mandatory waiting period before the license is issued. For most couples, that three-day waiting period is a minor interruption in…
  • Jun 1

    New Jersey’s New Car Seat Law Aims to Clear Up Confusion for Parent

    New Jersey’s New Car Seat Law Aims to Clear Up Confusion for Parent
    Statistics show seat belts help save lives in accidents and that message seems to have made an impact. Reports state a majority of people – 87% nationally and 87.6% in New Jersey – use seat belts for their protection. But how do…
Rank this Week: 652

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    Ninth Circuit Mandamus Actions (9th Cir. - June 29, 2015)

    Ninth Circuit Mandamus Actions (9th Cir. - June 29, 2015)
    Today is apparently "Judge Jones" day in the Ninth Circuit.Judge Jones, from the District of Nevada, is the subject of not one, but two (unrelated) published mandamus opinions today.  The first stems from his routine practice of denying…
  • Jun 26

    U.S. v. Jefferson (9th Cir. June 26, 2015)

    U.S. v. Jefferson (9th Cir. June 26, 2015)
    Headline:  George Jefferson gets a decade in prison.  He's no longer movin' on up.  But he is going to the big house.Okay, so it's not Sherman Helmsley's George Jefferson.  But he is nonetheless a guy who's similarly…
  • Jun 25

    People v. McDonald (Cal. Ct. App. - June 25, 2015)

    People v. McDonald (Cal. Ct. App. - June 25, 2015)
    There's such a fine line between a tiny little bit in prison and a ton of time in prison:"On August 19, 2012, Christopher Patterson snatched a gold chain from around the neck of 71-year-old Guadalupe Ramos. In the process, he either…
Rank this Week: 849

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Report: South Florida Communities May Lower Marijuana Possession Penaltie

    Report: South Florida Communities May Lower Marijuana Possession Penaltie
    A number of cities are weighing local proposals to reduce the penalties for low-level possession of marijuana. The measures would effectively decriminalize possessing the drug in small amounts for personal possession. So far, council…
  • Jun 27

    Hodgkins v. State - Florida Murder Conviction Overturned

    Hodgkins v. State - Florida Murder Conviction Overturned
    A man convicted of murder will soon be released after the Florida Supreme Court ordered the lower court to enter acquittal, upon finding DNA evidence of defendant's DNA under victim's fingernails was not enough proof of guilt. The court…
  • Jun 24

    Robbery Charges in Deerfield Beach for Drug Store Heist

    Robbery Charges in Deerfield Beach for Drug Store Heist
    Two men in Deerfield Beach are facing robbery charges after their purported plan to hold up a local pharmacy was foiled by a task force of law enforcement that included Palm Beach Sheriff's Office detectives, a violent crime task force,…
Rank this Week: 821

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/
Rank this Week: 625

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyer

    10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyer
    This is another apps list from Law Technology Today, 10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyers.  Some apps are strictly for lawyers - Fastcase - while others are general - Workshare - but meet a lawyer's need.So review the apps and use…
  • Jun 28

    General Legal Research App

    General Legal Research App
    Law Technology Today recently published a list of general legal research apps.  The apps are organized by category which include court rules, case law, legal dictionaries, state statutes and more.  There is coverage of free and fee…
  • Jun 26

    End of the Term

    End of the Term
    As we reach the end of the Supreme Court's term, you may be inspired to catch up on what happened (in yesterday's Affordable Care Act decision), is happening as I type (the last decision of the term on same sex marriage will be announced any…
Rank this Week: 954

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Jun 29

    Q2 2015 Quick Links, Part 1 (IP, Marketing and More)

    Q2 2015 Quick Links, Part 1 (IP, Marketing and More)
    Copyright * The dominant media storyline about the Mayweather-Pacquiao boxing match was the fight’s widespread illicit availability on the livestreaming apps Periscope and Meerkat. But this should have been the dominant storyline…
  • Jun 28

    When Can Defendants Defeat A Criminal Threat Prosecution By Claiming They Were Joking? Not Often

    When Can Defendants Defeat A Criminal Threat Prosecution By Claiming They Were Joking? Not Often
    The “Twitter joke trial,” where a UK man was prosecuted for joking about blowing up an airport, made waves and resulted in widespread criticism, but recent cases in the US show that prosecutions for jokey threats over social media…
  • Jun 24

    North Carolina Cyber-Bullying Statute Survives First Amendment Challenge

    North Carolina Cyber-Bullying Statute Survives First Amendment Challenge
    Defendant was accused of cyberbullying over posts he made about (and to) his high school classmate (Dillon) on Facebook. The opinion is unclear on the precise nature of the original post and whether defendant initiated the post, or offered…
Rank this Week: 737

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Three Reasons to Hire a Miami Personal Injury Lawyer

    Three Reasons to Hire a Miami Personal Injury Lawyer
    You are driving along a major road in Broward County, Miami Beach, Coral Cables, or any other locality in Florida when you get t-boned by another vehicle. The damage to your vehicle is extensive and you suffer serious physical injuries in the…
  • Jun 22

    Do You Need Experts in a “Simple” Auto Accident Case?

    Do You Need Experts in a “Simple” Auto Accident Case?
    It may seem like a personal injury trial that involves an automobile accident, especially one with clear liability, would not need an abundance of experts to make a case to a jury. In fact, to many people, in cases where negligence is clear,…
  • Jun 18

    Sovereign Immunity Can Affect Your Case if You Don’t Know Where to Look for it

    Sovereign Immunity Can Affect Your Case if You Don’t Know Where to Look for it
    Suing the government, whether it is the city or state or an arm or branch of government, seems like a given right. But in many countries, citizens have no right to sue the government because of a doctrine called sovereign immunity. Like many…
Rank this Week: 710

Animal Blawg

Animal Blawg

Covers animal law, ethics and policy. By Professor David N. Cassuto, Professor Luis E. Chiesa and law student Suzanne McMillan.

http://animalblawg.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 864

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents, medical malpractice and workers compensation. By Lawrence Law Group.

http://www.jacksonvilleinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Another Painful Reminder of the Tragic Nature of Head-On Collision

    Another Painful Reminder of the Tragic Nature of Head-On Collision
    "Head-on" collisions are obviously among the worst of all auto accidents - the force of the combined speed of the vehicles produces devastating impact. These accidents typically occur when one driver crosses a center line on a two lane road…
  • May 18

    More Fatal Accidents in Jacksonville Caused by Objects Falling from Truck

    More Fatal Accidents in Jacksonville Caused by Objects Falling from Truck
    Tractor-trailers are the most dangerous vehicles on the roads. If you are hit by a eighteen wheeler, your chances of survival are much slimmer than if you are hit by a car. When we think of accidents involving tractor-trailers, semis,…
  • May 13

    Boating Accidents Surge in the Summer Month

    Boating Accidents Surge in the Summer Month
    Every year, boating accidents make headlines in the Jacksonville area as the waters get warmer and people head out for fun on our abundant waterways. Although boating accidents occur less frequently than automobile accidents, they tend to…
Rank this Week: 577

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 812

Law & Economics Prof Blog

Law & Economics Prof Blog

Edited by Murat C. Mungan, David Gamage, Eric Rasmusen, Ben Depoorter, Gerrit de Geest, Shi-Ling Hsu, Manuel A. Utset, Jr., Brian Galle and Yuval Feldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/law_econ/
  • Jun 29

    Student Loans and the Bagehot Rule

    Student Loans and the Bagehot Rule
    As Prof Galle noted a few days ago, this blog has had a number of posts on student loans. I'm interested in the 2008 financial crisis, and I've been running across the Bagehot Rule a lot, which says that a...
  • Jun 24

    A Solution to the Problem of Naive People Overspending on Law School

    A Solution to the Problem of Naive People Overspending on Law School
    This solution is simple. Let's go back to the old days, when all you had to do to practice law was to pass the bar exam. That will solve the problem of law school tuition. All the people who think...
  • Jun 21

    What is meritocracy?

    What is meritocracy?
    There's a new book out called The China Model (Princeton University Press) by Daniel A. Bell, a government professor. I read a review after reading a post about it at Marginal Revolution. The attention in the book and review seem...
Rank this Week: 873

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jun 29

    Disappointing government mediation data highlights role of judges in boosting take-up

    Disappointing government mediation data highlights role of judges in boosting take-up
    The family court system has an ace to play to help salvage government plans to increase the take-up of family mediation, says a leading family charity after new official data showed mediation has yet to return to pre-legal aid cut levels.New…
  • Jun 26

    [Insert post title here]

    [Insert post title here]
    Posts attributed to me this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog included:Respecting the human rights of a terror suspect is not a sign of weakness, it is a sign of what makes us better - Well, that was my original…
  • Jun 23

    Of course...

    Of course...
    Michael Gove: Justice system fails society's poorest - BBC News, 23rd June 2015
Rank this Week: 490

Legal Costs Blog

Legal Costs Blog

Covers English legal costs law. By Gibbs Wyatt Stone.

http://www.gwslaw.co.uk/blog/
  • Jun 28

    Dividing bills of costs by phase

    Dividing bills of costs by phase
    I’ve commented before on the fact that whatever the merits of the Jackson costs reforms, the implementation process has been truly botched. Nowhere is this more apparent than the introduction of costs budgeting. There are obviously…
  • Jun 24

    Costs of detailed assessment in costs budget

    Costs of detailed assessment in costs budget
    PD 47 para.5.19 states: “The bill of costs must not contain any claims in respect of costs or court fees which relate solely to the detailed assessment proceedings other than costs claimed for preparing and checking the bill.”…
  • Jun 14

    Costs of an application for relief from sanction

    Costs of an application for relief from sanction
    The recent decision in O’Brien v Shorrock & The MIB [2015] EWHC 1630 (QB) deals with a number of interesting costs issues. One of these concerned an application for relief from sanctions by a party who had given incorrect…
Rank this Week: 802

Blawgletter

Blawgletter

Offers business trial law with a sense of humor. By Barry Barnett.

http://blawgletter.typepad.com/bbarnett/
  • Jun 28

    Join The Contingency

    Join The Contingency
    Dear Blawgletterati Member, You, a special person You belong to an elite group – the highly intelligent readers of Blawgletter, one of the 10 all-time most popular Trials and Litigation law blogs on Justia. With Blawgletter’s farewell,…
  • Jun 16

    Blawgletter® Has Moved!

    Blawgletter® Has Moved!
    Blawgletter® has moved to a new location, and is now The Contingency. You will be redirected shortly.
  • Jun 14

    DNA and Pricing Patents Fall to Mayo and Alice

    DNA and Pricing Patents Fall to Mayo and Alice
    Unpatentable subject matter A pair of Federal Circuit opinions last week rejected patents involving patent-ineligible subject matter. What does that include, you ask? As Blawgletter noted last year in "You Still Can't Patent Ideas":…
Rank this Week: 751

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 881

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/
  • Jun 28

    Collision between Bicyclist and Automobile Kills 1 in Illinoi

    Collision between Bicyclist and Automobile Kills 1 in Illinoi
    The rights of bicyclists are clearly defined by the laws of the State of Illinois, yet every day, those rights continue to be threatened and they continue to be ignored. In some cases, one cyclists ignores the rights of another. In other…
  • Jun 17

    Act Safely During Blackhawks Victory Parade and Rally

    Act Safely During Blackhawks Victory Parade and Rally
    On Monday night, the Chicago Blackhawks secured the NHL championship and the coveted Stanley Cup trophy by defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning. Now, with the historic trophy back in Chicago for the next year, the city is coming together to…
  • Jun 15

    Cause of Fatal Car Accident in Chicago Unknown

    Cause of Fatal Car Accident in Chicago Unknown
    Have you ever been involved in a car accident while in Chicago? If you are of legal driving age, odds are good that you have been involved in at least one crash in your lifetime. Even if you cannot or do not drive, there is still a good…
Rank this Week: 640

Climate Change Attorney Blog

Climate Change Attorney Blog

Covers climate change, greenhouse gases, and environmental regulations. By Silverberg Zalantis LLP.

http://www.climatechangeattorney.com/
  • Jun 28

    New York DEC Prepares to Address Sea Level Rise

    New York DEC Prepares to Address Sea Level Rise
    Recent legislation has directed the New York Department of Environmental Conservation ("DEC") to prepare regulations addressing projections of sea level rise, along with adaptation strategies. As a part of that process the DEC held a series…
  • Mar 28

    Proposed American Energy Renaissance Act of 2015

    Proposed American Energy Renaissance Act of 2015
    A bill has been submitted in Congress that if adopted will completely alter Federal energy policies and restrict or eliminate the ability of federal agencies to regulate activities that have potentially significant environmental impacts.. The…
  • Mar 28

    Proposed American Energy Renaissance Act of 2015

    Proposed American Energy Renaissance Act of 2015
    A bill has been submitted in Congress that if adopted will completely alter Federal energy policies and restrict or eliminate the ability of federal agencies to regulate activities that have potentially significant environmental impacts.
Rank this Week: 561

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/
  • Jun 28

    What Does Section 155 of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act Really Mean?

    What Does Section 155 of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act Really Mean?
    Does section 155 (1)(a) of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act permit an executor or administrator to distribute an estate within 210 days of a grant of probate or letters of administration with will annexed without the consent of a…
  • Jun 20

    Leah Schurian Joins Sabey Rule LLP

    Leah Schurian Joins Sabey Rule LLP
    I am pleased to write that Leah Schurian has joined our firm.While I write frequently about estate disputes, Leah is focused on avoiding disputes through good planning, including estate and business planning. Good planning also…
  • Jun 7

    Limitation Period for Contesting the Validity of a Will

    Limitation Period for Contesting the Validity of a Will
    What is the limitation period for bringing a claim in British Columbia for contesting the validity of a will under the new Limitation Act?Perhaps the Limitation Act, SBC 2012, c. 13, is not that new anymore, having come into effect over two…
Rank this Week: 757

Haifa Faculty of Law Blog

Haifa Faculty of Law Blog

From the University of Haifa, Faculty of Law.

http://haifalawfaculty.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 28

    הנאום של ח"כ בגין בטקס חלוקת תעודות הבוגר

    הנאום של ח"כ בגין בטקס חלוקת תעודות הבוגר
    ביום חמישי האחרון נאם ח"כ בני בגין בטקס חלוקת התעודות לבוגרים הטריים של הפקולטה. הנאום היה חשוב, מעניין מאוד ולכן הוא מועלה במלואו…
  • Jun 19

    כמה הערות על פרשת יואב אבן

    כמה הערות על פרשת יואב אבן
    קראתי את הצד שלו וגם את הצד שלה. בניגוד לרבים מחבריי הפייסבוק שלי אני ממש לא יודע מה קרה שם באותו יום. אני מודה שלאחר הקריאה אני נוטה…
  • Jun 9

    היועץ המשפטי לממשלה מחייב את המשטרה ליישם את החוק לסגירת תיק בהסדר.

    היועץ המשפטי לממשלה מחייב את המשטרה ליישם את החוק לסגירת תיק בהסדר.
    אתמול הודיע היועץ המשפטי לממשלה לוועדת החוקה חוק המשפט שסוף סוף המשטרה תתחיל ליישם את החוק לסגירת תיק בהסדר, באיחור אופנתי של שנתיים…
Rank this Week: 962

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 919

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 690

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
Rank this Week: 966

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 26

    Indonesia court rejects French citizen's death sentence appeal

    Indonesia court rejects French citizen's death sentence appeal
    Source: Jurist (23 Jun 2015)http://jurist.org/paperchase/2015/06/indonesia-court-rejects-french-citizens-death-sentence-appeal.phpThe  State Administrative Court of Jakarta[official website, in Indonesian] on Monday denied the clemency…
  • Jun 23

    Executing drug dealers in Southeast Asia

    Executing drug dealers in Southeast Asia
    Source: Al Jazeera (22 June 2015)http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2015/06/executing-drug-dealers-southeast-asia-150622060018374.htmlKuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Shortly before each plane lands in Kuala Lumpur, as the cabin crew…
  • Jun 21

    Compassionate Communist

    Compassionate Communist
    Source: The Economist (20 June 2015)http://www.economist.com/news/asia/21654643-party-allows-smidgen-penal-reform-compassionate-communistsONE ordinary farmer, Nguyen Thanh Chan, is now a celebrity in Vietnam. In 2004 he was sentenced to life…
Rank this Week: 707

New York Family Law Blog

New York Family Law Blog

Covers family law topics. Published by New York attorney, Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkfamilylawblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Daughter Requests Sealing of Court Record

    Daughter Requests Sealing of Court Record
    M.D. (hereafter "Daughter") moves this Court by way of notice of motion for leave to reargue this Court's decision dated September 16, 2005, which denied her motion to seal her arrest record and also denied her request on her…
  • Jun 25

    Court Rules on Case Regarding Child Neglect

    Court Rules on Case Regarding Child Neglect
    A New York Family Lawyer said in a proceeding pursuant to article 6 of the Family Court Act, to adjudicate SX a permanently neglected child, and to commit him to the custody and guardianship of the Commissioner of the Nassau...
  • Jun 24

    Plaintiffs Request Property Assessment

    Plaintiffs Request Property Assessment
    A New York Family Lawyer said that based on the papers filed by the parties, it is ordered that the applications are decided as follows: Petitioners bring this proceeding (Seq. No. 01), pursuant to Article 78 of the Civil Practice...
Rank this Week: 930

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Is a Promise to Leave Your Estate to Someone Legally Enforceable?

    Is a Promise to Leave Your Estate to Someone Legally Enforceable?
    A probate court in New York recently addressed an unusual will contest. An 82-year-old Roman Catholic nun died in 2012, leaving a surprisingly large estate worth over $2 million, the product of a 1982 personal injury settlement. The sister…
  • Jun 25

    Dealing With Break Ups in Your Estate Plan

    Dealing With Break Ups in Your Estate Plan
    Estate planning is often a snapshot of your life at a particular moment. The beneficiaries or agents named in your will and other estate planning documents reflects your relationships at that point in time. And as those relationships change,…
  • Jun 17

    Distinguishing Marital and Separate Assets in Estate Planning

    Distinguishing Marital and Separate Assets in Estate Planning
    In making an estate plan, it is important to make a complete list of all assets you own. This is especially helpful to your future executor or trustee, who will be responsible for marshaling your assets after your death and distributing them…
Rank this Week: 926

California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

Covers California employment law trends, cases and issues. By Anthony Zaller.

http://www.californiaemploymentlawreport.com/
  • Jun 26

    Friday’s Five: on-call time under California law

    Friday’s Five: on-call time under California law
    Businesses that have employees on standby waiting to be called for work must review whether this on-call time needs to be paid time.  It is a very fact intensive inquiry, that employers must ensure they get correct.  Any mistake in…
  • Jun 19

    Five employment related bills California employers must monitor

    Five employment related bills California employers must monitor
    With summer upon us, the California legislature is busy working on bills that could impact employers.  Here are five employment bills being considered by the state legislature that California employers should keep an eye on: 1. SB 3…
  • Jun 18

    Labor Commissioner’s ruling against Uber widely misunderstood by media

    Labor Commissioner’s ruling against Uber widely misunderstood by media
    Earlier this week Uber appealed a California Labor Commissioner ruling against it holding that a driver was misclassified as an independent contractor.  In this video, I briefly discuss the ruling and the lesson it holds for employers.…
Rank this Week: 538

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Jun 26

    Ohio School District and Family Settle Bullying Lawsuit

    Ohio School District and Family Settle Bullying Lawsuit
    A lawsuit filed by an Ohio family on behalf of their bullied daughter has been settled. The family sued the Green Local School District in 2011, alleging that their daughter had been systematically bullied over the course of years at…
  • Jun 19

    Will Lawsuits Force Uber and Lyft to Reclassify Drivers as Employees?

    Will Lawsuits Force Uber and Lyft to Reclassify Drivers as Employees?
    Thousands of consumers across the country have benefited from the ride services provided by companies like Uber and Lyft. They love the convenience and affordability of using these companies for their transportation needs. The arrangement is…
  • Jun 11

    Parents, Student Sue District Over Prayers at School Event

    Parents, Student Sue District Over Prayers at School Event
    A question regarding whether or not prayer is appropriate in public schools has led to a lawsuit in Indiana. Jim and Nicole Bellar, along with their son who is identified as J.B., filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Hammond. The…
Rank this Week: 604

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

By Jordan E. Bublick.

http://jbublick.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 26

    Transfers Before a Bankruptcy

    Transfers Before a Bankruptcy
    There are several provisions that address transfers before a bankruptcy case - federal bankruptcy statutes, state statutes, and state common law. Transfers that violate these rules are subject to avoidance and the involved parties may face…
  • Jun 24

    "Underwater" Mortgages Still Avoidable in Chapter 13

    "Underwater" Mortgages Still Avoidable in Chapter 13
    The avoidance or "lien stripping" of "underwater" second or other junior liens has been much in the news lately since the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Bank of America cases. The Court held that wholly underwater second or other junior…
  • Jun 23

    Correcting Your Credit Report:

    Correcting Your Credit Report:
    The federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) provides a consumer with certain rights regarding his file in the credit bureau. The FCRA was enacted to promote the accuracy, fairness, and privacy of information in the files of a credit…
Rank this Week: 583

ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

Covers the laws governing exports from the United States with an emphasis on export regulations administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. By Clif Burns, Carolyn

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Jun 26

    Hostage Ransom Policy Leaves OFAC a Free Hand to Fine Familie

    Hostage Ransom Policy Leaves OFAC a Free Hand to Fine Familie
    We reported earlier this week on an anticipated policy announcement by the White House that would permit families of hostage victims to pay ransoms to the captors without fear of prosecution by the federal government. Of course, we wondered…
  • Jun 24

    OFAC Fines Bank for Defective Screening Software

    OFAC Fines Bank for Defective Screening Software
    The Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) announced that it had fined the New York branch of the National Bank of Pakistan $28,800 in connection by seven wire transfers made by the Bank in an amount totaling $55,952.14 to an…
  • Jun 23

    White House Okays Private Ransom Payments to SDN

    White House Okays Private Ransom Payments to SDN
    A number of press reports today, including this one, indicate that the Obama Administration will announce on Wednesday that it was revising its policies and will no longer threaten to prosecute families that pay ransoms to terrorists in an…
Rank this Week: 580

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
Rank this Week: 541

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

By Rabner, Allcorn, Baumgart & Ben-Asher, P.C.

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Employee Prosecuted for Stealing Documents to Prove Discrimination Claim

    Employee Prosecuted for Stealing Documents to Prove Discrimination Claim
    Last week, the New Jersey Supreme Court permitted criminal charges to proceed against an employee who took documents from her employer to try to prove her employment discrimination and retaliation claims. Ivonne Saavedra worked as a clerk for…
  • Jun 22

    Employers Must Accommodate Job Candidate’s Religious Beliefs Without Request

    Employers Must Accommodate Job Candidate’s Religious Beliefs Without Request
    The United States Supreme Court recently ruled that an employer cannot refuse to hire a job candidate because she needs a reasonable accommodation for her religious practice even if the prospective employee did not request an accommodation.…
  • May 28

    Risks of Competing With Your Employer

    Risks of Competing With Your Employer
    A recent New Jersey Appellate Division ruling provides a good example of how dangerous it can be to compete with your current employer. B&H Securities, Inc. designs, sells and maintains security monitoring systems. In spring 2007, three…
Rank this Week: 921

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Jun 26

    I was struck by bus while walking. Can I sue the bus company?

    I was struck by bus while walking. Can I sue the bus company?
    Being struck by bus can result in very severe and permanent injuries, ranging from head injuries to broken bones to paralysis. If a bus has struck you while you were walking, we hope that your injuries aren’t that severe.If they are, we…
  • Jun 25

    What are some causes of train accidents?

    What are some causes of train accidents?
    There are dozens of causes of train accidents. From animals on the track to broken rails and malfunctioning signals, train accidents do happen. This is not a claim that the industry wants to announce, however when mass transit accidents…
  • Jun 24

    Liability of Bus Company if Bus Driver Assaulted Passenger

    Liability of Bus Company if Bus Driver Assaulted Passenger
    While it’s rare for a bus driver to assault a passenger, it’s not like it has never happened. Whether the bus driver attempts to remove physically a passenger or merely engages in a physical confrontation, mass transit accidents…
Rank this Week: 428

McLean County Divorce

McLean County Divorce

Covers Illinois family law. By Jon D. McLaughlin.

http://mcleancountydivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 26

    New Illinois Divorce Laws May Be Headed Our Way!

    New Illinois Divorce Laws May Be Headed Our Way!
    Family law rewrite goes to the governorBy Matthew HectorAfter years of effort, a major reworking of Illinois family law passes the General Assembly.A major overhaul of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act ("IMDMA"),…
  • Apr 17

    New (sorta of) Way to Get Retroactive Child Support in Illinoi

    New (sorta of) Way to Get Retroactive Child Support in Illinoi
    In re Marriage of RochaIllinois Appellate CourtCivil CourtCitationCase Number: 2015 IL App (3d) 140470Decision Date: April 15, 2015District: 3d Dist.Division/County: Will Co.Justice: WRIGHTHolding: Affirmed and remanded with…
  • Mar 12

    Erasing Some Forms of Child Support Balance

    Erasing Some Forms of Child Support Balance
    Project Clean SlateIf you are a Non-Custodial Parent and you owe past due child support to the State, Project Clean Slate may help you erase the amounts you owe. Project Clean Slate is a program from the Illinois Department of Healthcare…
Rank this Week: 691

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Jun 26

    The Virginia Supreme Court on Charitable Corporations as Trustee

    The Virginia Supreme Court on Charitable Corporations as Trustee
    We have been following the Sweet Briar College litigation and settlement on this blog (see here and here). I thought readers might be interested in knowing precisely what the Virginia Supreme Court stated in its order leading up to the...
  • Jun 25

    King v. Burwell Approves of Tax Credits for Purchasers of Insurance through Federal Exchange

    King v. Burwell Approves of Tax Credits for Purchasers of Insurance through Federal Exchange
    The Supreme Court has issued its opinion in King v. Burwell today. In a majority opinion authored by Chief Justice John Roberts (and joined by Justices Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan), the Court interpreted the Affordable…
  • Jun 25

    How the Same-Sex Marriage Case Could Affect Religious Nonprofit

    How the Same-Sex Marriage Case Could Affect Religious Nonprofit
    The New York Times has published a piece exploring how nonprofits could be affected by the pending Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which raises the issue of whether the United States Constitution establishes a right to enter…
Rank this Week: 894

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

Covers Native American legal issues, published by the National Indian Law Library, a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law.

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 26

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/26

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/26
    United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2015dct.htmlBorrichio v. Casino (Employment Discrimination, Casinos)In re Curtis Vale Womelsdorf and Lavonne Mae Womelsdorf, Debtors (Bankruptcy)United…
  • Jun 19

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/19

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/19
    United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2015dct.htmlNational Labor Relations Board Chickasaw Nation D/B/A Winstar World Casino and International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 886, Affiliated with…
  • Jun 15

    NILL added new content to the the U.S. Supreme Court Indian Law Bulletin on 6/15

    NILL added new content to the the U.S. Supreme Court Indian Law Bulletin on 6/15
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlPetition for Certiorari was granted in Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (Tribal Court Jurisdiction) on June 15, 2015.…
Rank this Week: 941

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/
  • Jun 26

    Searching CFPB Consumer Narrative

    Searching CFPB Consumer Narrative
    Yesterday the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) went live with its consumer complaint database, publishing over 7,700 consumer narratives detailing problems they have faced with banks, debt collectors, and other creditors. The CFPB…
  • Jun 23

    Is There a Student Loan Debt Crisis?

    Is There a Student Loan Debt Crisis?
    I've been a skeptic for some time about claims that we have a student loan "crisis" in the United States. For individuals mired with student loan debt, it is very much a crisis, of course. But my reluctance to term...
  • Jun 16

    More on AIG: Between Hysteria and Complacency

    More on AIG: Between Hysteria and Complacency
    I agree with Adam about all that post-Starr hyperventilation. No, it does not mean that bailouts are over, that the Fed has been slapped down, or any of that lurid stuff. (Though tabloidness does feel strangely gratifying in financial…
Rank this Week: 721