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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/
  • Sep 23

    In Re Sunnyslope Housing Ltd. Partnership (9th Cir. - Sept. 22, 2016)

    In Re Sunnyslope Housing Ltd. Partnership (9th Cir. - Sept. 22, 2016)
    I can often accurately predict which Ninth Circuit cases are likely to be taken en banc.But I will forthrightly concede that I was totally blindsided by this one.Sure, there was a dissent in the original panel opinion.  But Judge Paez…
  • Sep 22

    City of San Diego v. San Diegans for Open Government (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 22, 2016)

    City of San Diego v. San Diegans for Open Government (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 22, 2016)
    San Diego attorney Cory Briggs loses a quarter million dollars in attorney's fees today because he elected to file an answer on behalf of a nonprofit corporation when his firm knew that corporation was suspended.  Plus, Justice Huffman's…
  • Sep 21

    In Re J.E. (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 21, 2016)

    In Re J.E. (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 21, 2016)
    I talked early today about the typically depressing black cloud of human imperfection that I typically read in the pages of the California Appellate Reporter.See what I mean?From the same day as my earlier post this morning:"On August 9,…
Rank this Week: 655

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Sep 23

    13 Firms Fined for Communicating F-Squared’s False Performance Claim

    13 Firms Fined for Communicating F-Squared’s False Performance Claim
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued penalties against 13 investment advisory firms found to have violated securities laws by spreading false claims.The SEC found that the 13…
  • Sep 22

    FINRA Fines Ameriprise $850K For Supervisory Failure

    FINRA Fines Ameriprise $850K For Supervisory Failure
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Ameriprise was fined $850,000 by FINRA because it failed to superviseone of its registered representatives.  The Ameriprise representative served as a sales assistant and office manager…
  • Sep 20

    The SEC Bars Logos Wealth Advisors Founder & Fund Manager

    The SEC Bars Logos Wealth Advisors Founder & Fund Manager
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The Securities and Exchange Commission has barred Logos Wealth Advisors founder Paul Mata and his fund manager David Kayatta forfraudulently raising more than $14 million from investors.…
Rank this Week: 685

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Sep 23

    Obstacles to Zika Testing: The CDC Weighs In

    Obstacles to Zika Testing: The CDC Weighs In
    New York Times (Sept. 19, 2016): Want a Zika Test? It's Not Easy, by Roni Caryn Rabin: Getting a Zika test is harder than you thought, even for people who have recently traveled to areas where Zika is a big...
  • Sep 22

    First New Abortion Clinic in Oklahoma in 40 Year

    First New Abortion Clinic in Oklahoma in 40 Year
    Associated Press (Sept. 16, 2016): Oklahoma's First New Abortion Clinic in 40 Years Opens Doors, by Sean Murphy:
  • Sep 21

    Urban Resource Institute Publishes White Paper on Domestic Violence and Pet

    Urban Resource Institute Publishes White Paper on Domestic Violence and Pet
    Since 2013, the Urban Resource Institute’s program URIPALS (People and Animals Living Safely) has helped families with pets escape domestic violence and enter shelter together. Now the Institute has published a white paper exploring the…
Rank this Week: 616

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Why Are Bus Accidents So Dangerous? Here Are A Couple Of Reasons.

    Why Are Bus Accidents So Dangerous? Here Are A Couple Of Reasons.
    Bus accidents are far too common in Massachusetts and around the country.  According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, up to 15,000 people are injured and about 300 people are killed in bus accidents every year. Buses are used as…
  • Sep 21

    The Frightening Statistics Behind Distracted Driving in Massachusett

    The Frightening Statistics Behind Distracted Driving in Massachusett
    The dangers of distracted driving are well known. In fact, 46 states currently have laws against texting while driving. Most major highways are now equipped with “text stops”, designated pull-offs where drivers can safely, and…
  • Sep 16

    Is Driving Drowsy as Dangerous as Drunk Driving?

    Is Driving Drowsy as Dangerous as Drunk Driving?
    The risk of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is well known. But what about drowsy driving? Despite the significant difference in attitudes toward these forms of dangerous driving, drowsy driving poses a comparable risk to drunk…
Rank this Week: 825

Litigation Consulting Report

Litigation Consulting Report

Covers trial presentation theory, trial graphics designs, trial technician recommendations and jury research methodologies. By A2L Consulting.

http://www.a2lc.com/blog/
  • Sep 23

    Last Day to Vote: Best of Legal Times 2016

    Last Day to Vote: Best of Legal Times 2016
    by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L Consulting
  • Sep 14

    [Free Download] Trial Lawyer’s Guide to Jury Consulting & Mock Trial

    [Free Download] Trial Lawyer’s Guide to Jury Consulting & Mock Trial
    by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L Consulting Today, we are publishing our latest free book -- A Trial Lawyer's Guide to Jury Consulting and Mock Trials. This free 328-page book is based on the idea that even after some decades in which jury…
  • Aug 22

    Business Development – The A2L Way

    Business Development – The A2L Way
    by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L Consulting I have always been deeply involved in and passionate about business development. It was this passion that made it possible for me to build A2L from the ground up in the early 1990s. Building a…
Rank this Week: 672

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Sep 23

    Combat Related Special Compensation (CRSC):  Do You Qualify?  How Do You Apply?

    Combat Related Special Compensation (CRSC):  Do You Qualify?  How Do You Apply?
    While our firm does not handle military or VA pension claims, we are often asked about these benefits.  As the old saying goes, “knowledge is power.”  It is my hope this post will help to arm you with the information…
  • Sep 22

    When am I ready to hire an Attorney?

    When am I ready to hire an Attorney?
    One would think you can hire an attorney the minute you realize you don’t have any benefits or compensation that is rightfully deserved, but that’s not quite the case. In order for you to hire an attorney for VA benefits and…
  • Sep 21

    Coping with re-traumatization when applying for benefits associated with Military Sexual Trauma

    Coping with re-traumatization when applying for benefits associated with Military Sexual Trauma
    Many Veterans suffer from PTSD or anxiety disorders because of experiencing sexual trauma during their service. However, they are reluctant to report it or seek benefits or services due to the fears of having to retell their story. The act of…
Rank this Week: 524

Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

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

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Sep 23

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: September 19-23, 2016

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: September 19-23, 2016
    I am wrapping up a great trip to Huntsville, Alabama, where I gave a presentation yesterday the Redstone Edge conference. As I make my way back home, it’s time for our weekly roundup of government contracting news and notes. In this…
  • Sep 23

    Set-Aside Decision Need Not Consider Compliance with Limitation on Subcontracting

    Set-Aside Decision Need Not Consider Compliance with Limitation on Subcontracting
    Before deciding whether to set-aside a solicitation for small businesses under FAR 19.502-2, should the contracting officer first determine whether those small business will be able to provide the needed services while, at the same time,…
  • Sep 20

    Federal Court Protest Causes GAO Dismissal

    Federal Court Protest Causes GAO Dismissal
    When multiple unsuccessful offerors protest a solicitation, the GAO ordinarily will dismiss any and all bid protests associated with the procurement in the event one unsuccessful offeror takes its case to federal court–even if some…
Rank this Week: 879

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    A Perfect Constitutional Storm

    A Perfect Constitutional Storm
    Events of the past decade (should) have made us aware that low-probability events can, nonetheless, take place and test the resilience of systems, whether US banking or levees in New Orleans, that essentially translate "low-probabity" into…
  • Sep 22

    The Scalia Legacy and the Overton Park Meme

    The Scalia Legacy and the Overton Park Meme
    On two occasions in the last month, I've been present when speakers discussing Justice Scalia's legacy have anchored their praise for Scalia's textualism by pointing to a famous West Publishing headnote from Citizens to Preserve Overton Park…
  • Sep 20

    Lupu, Tuttle, and Singling Out Religion

    Lupu, Tuttle, and Singling Out Religion
    Ira C. Lupu and Robert W. Tuttle’s new book, Secular Government, Religious Peopleis one of the very best overviews of the American law of religious liberty in print. It is an excellent introduction to the subject, and it makes sense of…
Rank this Week: 899

International Family Law

International Family Law

Covers international divorce law, international child custody, international child abduction and international prenuptial agreements. By Jeremy Morley.

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • Sep 23

    Interview with Jeremy Morley: Local Father Desperate After Son is Reportedly Taken to Russia

    Interview with Jeremy Morley: Local Father Desperate After Son is Reportedly Taken to Russia
    By Rachel YonkunasPublished: September 22, 2016, 4:36 pmQUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A Queensbury man is raising awareness to a growing global issue of International Child Abduction. It happens when a child is wrongfully taken…
  • Sep 8

    JDM Speaking at Paris Bar Association Event, 9/20

    JDM Speaking at Paris Bar Association Event, 9/20
    Jeremy will speak in Paris at the Paris Bar Association on Tuesday morning, Sept. 20th, together with Delphine Eskenazi (Libra Avocats in Paris) and Sophie Rodrigues (French Ministry of Justice). The theme of the event is a Comparison of…
  • Sep 6

    Child Visits to Israel

    Child Visits to Israel
    Jeremy D. Morley*When parents are separated and one wants to take a child to visit Israel, the other parent often worries that the child will not be returned, especially if the taking parent is Israeli or has expressed a desire to live in…
Rank this Week: 523

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber,…

The Law firm of Vaughn & Weber, PLLC

Covers bankruptcy, family law, foreclosure, and real estate law in New York.

http://vaughnweberlaw.com
  • Sep 23

    Hauppauge Traffic Court Facing Lawsuit

    Hauppauge Traffic Court Facing Lawsuit
    The Hauppauge Traffic Court, which is located in the H. Lee Dennison Building, in Hauppauge New York is currently being sued by the Federal Government. This lawsuit, which commenced in 2015 in U.S. District Court alleges that the traffic…
  • Sep 21

    Notice of Claim Requirement

    Notice of Claim Requirement
    NOTICE OF CLAIM REQUIREMENT Before one can bring a lawsuit to collect damages against a city, town, or a public agency in the state of New York, a notice of claim requirement must be satisfied. A claimant has ninety days during which to file…
  • Sep 19

    Loss Mitigation and Loan Modification in Bankruptcy Court

    Loss Mitigation and Loan Modification in Bankruptcy Court
    Bankruptcy Court’s Loss Mitigation Program In 2009, The United States Bankruptcy Court – Eastern District of New York adopted a Loss Mitigation Program which applies in all individual Chapter 7, 11, and 13 cases. The…
Rank this Week: 548

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 419

Palm Springs Estate Planning…

Palm Springs Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate taxes, probate, trusts, wills and estate planning. By Julia Burt Law and El Paseo Law Group.

http://www.palmspringsestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Make a Better Charitable Gift

    Make a Better Charitable Gift
    Making charitable bequests in Wills or Trusts is a common practice. However, many individuals merely name a charity and do not specify for what purpose such a gift should be earmarked. Recently, an extremely generous, if not equally frugal,…
  • Sep 9

    What is a Transfer on Death Deed in California?

    What is a Transfer on Death Deed in California?
    A new development in probate law involves the use of transfer on death deeds for real property located in California. Other states have authorized the use of such deeds but it has only been available in California since January 1, 2016.…
  • Sep 1

    Do You Need a Will in Palm Springs?

    Do You Need a Will in Palm Springs?
    Forbes magazine just asked this controversial question in a recent article. The answer is almost always yes with relatively few exceptions. In California, everyone has an estate plan. Either you’ve created one yourself with a Will or a…
Rank this Week: 676

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Sep 23

    6 Ways to Multitask More Effectively

    6 Ways to Multitask More Effectively
    Many lawyers believe that their productivity gets a boost when they multitask. Sadly, it may be just the opposite. But because multitasking isn’t going away anytime soon, lawyers can learn ways to break bad habits and multitask more…
  • Sep 21

    The Pros and Cons of Requiring Workplace Arbitration

    The Pros and Cons of Requiring Workplace Arbitration
    The following is a guest blog post by Jeffrey D. Polsky, a partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, where he counsels employers on California employment law issues, represents them in litigation, and writes for Fox Rothschild’s California…
  • Sep 19

    Lessons from Trump’s Depo: Come Prepared!

    Lessons from Trump’s Depo: Come Prepared!
    In his 2007 deposition in his suit against a reporter, Donald Trump encountered very prepared attorneys. As the Washington Post describes, they “confronted the mogul with his past statements—and with his company’s internal…
Rank this Week: 888

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers managing and growing your law practice, with a focus on technology, marketing, and management. By Merrilyn Astin Tarlton, Joan Feldman and Mark Feldman.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com
  • Sep 23

    Clouds and Dirt: Tips from Clio Cloud Conference 2016

    Clouds and Dirt: Tips from Clio Cloud Conference 2016
    I deal in "clouds and dirt." That's how Gary Vaynerchuk (entrepreneur, angel investor, four-time New York Times best seller, and digital marketing agency CEO) began the closing keynote to the capacity crowd at this week's Clio Cloud…
  • Sep 23

    Clouds and Dirt: Tips from Clio Cloud Conference 2016

    Clouds and Dirt: Tips from Clio Cloud Conference 2016
    I deal in "clouds and dirt." That's how Gary Vaynerchuk (entrepreneur, angel investor, four-time New York Times best seller, and digital marketing agency CEO) began the closing keynote to the capacity crowd at this week's Clio Cloud…
  • Sep 21

    How to Introduce Yourself

    How to Introduce Yourself
    Following a recent post about networking, a reader asked, “What’s the best way to introduce yourself at a networking event?” What follows is for business contexts. For social etiquette, I’ll defer to Emily Post (or my…
Rank this Week: 635

California Real Estate Lawyers…

California Real Estate Lawyers Blog

Published by Law Office of James J. Falcone

http://www.calrealestatelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 596

Maryland Business Law Developments

Maryland Business Law Developments

Tracks judicial developments in Maryland business law. By the Business Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association.

http://marylandbusinesslawdevelopments.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    Kunda v. Morse (Ct. of Spec. Appeals)

    Kunda v. Morse (Ct. of Spec. Appeals)
    Filed: August 31, 2016Opinion By: ReedHolding: The procedural rule requiring a plaintiff to plead their damages with particularity, having been amended during the course of the litigation, does not require the plaintiff awarded more damages…
  • Sep 6

    Cunney v. Patrick Communications, LLC (U.S.D.C.)

    Cunney v. Patrick Communications, LLC (U.S.D.C.)
    Filed June 13, 2016Opinion by James K. Bredar Holding: Where certain words or terms take on a specific trade usage in a particular industry, it is competent for the parties to a contract in which such words and terms are used to show the…
  • Aug 26

    North Valley GI Medical Group v. Prudential Investments LLC (Maryland U.S.D.C.)

    North Valley GI Medical Group v. Prudential Investments LLC (Maryland U.S.D.C.)
    Filed: August 23, 2016Opinion by: James K. BredarHolding:  In a claim alleging breach of fiduciary duty under section 36(b) of the Investment Company Act of 1940, with respect to the receipt of compensation for services by the investment…
Rank this Week: 623

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
  • Sep 23

    Bad News For Anyone Named Paul Davi

    Bad News For Anyone Named Paul Davi
    ABOVE: Paul Davis Yesterday, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) designated PacNet Services, a Canadian payments processing company, and many of its officers and employees as SDNs under the Transnational Criminal…
  • Sep 22

    Don’t Forget Croatia

    Don’t Forget Croatia
    Yesterday, the Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced various amendments to the encryption rules. I realize that the encryption rules are a sprawling mess, scattered through various sections of the EAR and written in an…
  • Sep 20

    Get in Line

    Get in Line
    OFAC just released reports for the second, third and fourth quarters of 2015 on its licensing activities under the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 (“TSRA”). These reports are required by TSRA, although…
Rank this Week: 689

The Consumer Financial Services…

The Consumer Financial Services Blog

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Fair Credit Billing Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. By Maurice & Needleman, P.C.

http://consumerfsblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    6th Cir. Reverses Dismissal of Data Breach Consolidated Class Action

    6th Cir. Reverses Dismissal of Data Breach Consolidated Class Action
    In an unpublished ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently reversed the dismissal of consolidated class actions arising from a data breach, holding that the plaintiffs had Article III standing to pursue certain tort…
  • Sep 22

    ND Calif. Holds Numerous Unwanted Calls Required for TCPA Standing

    ND Calif. Holds Numerous Unwanted Calls Required for TCPA Standing
    The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently held that an individual had Article III standing to bring a federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act claim against a bank because the individual sufficiently alleged a…
  • Sep 21

    6th Cir. Holds Auto Dealer Not Excepted from Providing ECOA Adverse Action Notice

    6th Cir. Holds Auto Dealer Not Excepted from Providing ECOA Adverse Action Notice
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently held that an automobile dealer is a “creditor” under the federal Equal Credit Opportunity Act that was not excepted from the requirement to provide adverse action notices,…
Rank this Week: 814

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 886

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

Provides analysis, resources and commentary on developments in traditional labor law. By McKenna Long & Aldridge.

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
Rank this Week: 811

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Sep 23

    3 Count: Closed Street

    3 Count: Closed Street
    Oracle gets permanent injunction and more damages in Rimini Street case, BMG threatened an ISP and two Reps support FCC's set-top box plan. The post 3 Count: Closed Street appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Sep 22

    3 Count: Appealing Together

    3 Count: Appealing Together
    The Turtles appeal their loss in Florida to Sirius XM, Skittles photographer claims Donald Trump Jr. didn't have permission to use his image and more! The post 3 Count: Appealing Together appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Sep 21

    When Public Domain is Not Public Domain

    When Public Domain is Not Public Domain
    Imagine being hit with a threat for your own photograph. Now, imagine you had dedicated that image to the public domain. That's what happened to one photog. The post When Public Domain is Not Public Domain appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 893

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Sep 23

    Nebraska Employer Cited for Putting Workers in Danger

    Nebraska Employer Cited for Putting Workers in Danger
    The deadly fact is this: nearly 40 percent of all deaths in the construction industry are the result of a preventable fall. Yet, some employers continue to ignore the dangers and put their workers at risk of a debilitating or fatal fall.…
  • Sep 22

    Give Your Work Comp Adjuster A Hand To Achieve Better Outcome

    Give Your Work Comp Adjuster A Hand To Achieve Better Outcome
    Adjuster Objectives:   Some objectives of every workers compensation claim adjuster should be to: Promptly investigate.   Monitor medical care.   Process the workers compensation claim to a timely full disposition.  …
  • Sep 21

    NAMSAP Endorses Surgeon General’s “Turn the Tide Rx” Campaign

    NAMSAP Endorses Surgeon General’s “Turn the Tide Rx” Campaign
    NAMSAP says workers’ compensation MSAs are still allocating for high doses of long-acting opioids, against evidence-based guidelines.   Business Wire version: NAMSAP Endorses Surgeon General’s “Turn the Tide Rx”…
Rank this Week: 941

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 909

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Sep 23

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for September 23

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for September 23
    We have passed the Autumnal equinox and are heading into the dark nights of winter. Maybe some of these of compliance-related stories will keep you awake during the longer nights. Why Don’t General Counsels Stop Corporate Crime? by…
  • Sep 20

    Auditor Independence Enforcement Action

    Auditor Independence Enforcement Action
    The Securities and Exchange Commission announced its first enforcement actions for auditor independence failures. I expect your auditors may have a bunch of new restrictions and questionnaires when it is time for the annual audit. The…
  • Sep 19

    Bad Boys The SEC is Coming For You: Supervision Initiative

    Bad Boys The SEC is Coming For You: Supervision Initiative
    The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations’ 2016 Examination Priorities included a focus on individuals with a history of disciplinary events. That priority has been put into action. The SEC issued a new Risk…
Rank this Week: 527

Seattle Copyright Watch

Seattle Copyright Watch

Covers copyright and other intellectual property topics. By Tonya Gisselberg.

http://www.seattlecopyrightwatch.com/
  • Sep 23

    Trade Secret Misappropriation Defeats Maze of Copyright Preemption Claim

    Trade Secret Misappropriation Defeats Maze of Copyright Preemption Claim
    GlobeRanger is a software company that specializes in radio frequency identification (RFID) technology.  GlobeRanger RFID solutions focus on inventory management, allowing users to filter, process and store inventory information in real…
  • Sep 16

    PlumbBob Flash Drive Design May Be Protected by Copyright

    PlumbBob Flash Drive Design May Be Protected by Copyright
    Electronic Arts (EA) creates a variety of online games, including The Sims.  The Sims game includes a gem-shaped icon called a “PlumbBob.”  To promote a Collector’s Edition of The Sims, EA contracted with…
  • Sep 2

    Stem Cell Photographer's $1.6 Million Copyright Infringement Jury Verdict Upheld

    Stem Cell Photographer's $1.6 Million Copyright Infringement Jury Verdict Upheld
    Andrew Leonard photographs stem cells using an electron microscope.  Due to the technical skill required, he is one of just a handful of such photographers.  Leonard pays a scientific research institution to use its electron…
Rank this Week: 526

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 424

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Sep 23

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Protests erupted in Charlotte this week in response to an officer-involved shooting of a black man, Keith Lamont Scott, on Tuesday afternoon.  The protests, which have caused law enforcement officers to don riot gear and use tear gas to…
  • Sep 22

    State v. Lindsey:  Another Close Call on Probable Cause for DWI

    State v. Lindsey:  Another Close Call on Probable Cause for DWI
    Do the following facts provide probable cause to arrest for impaired driving? An officer pulls behind a vehicle at a stoplight around 3 a.m. and sees that its registration is expired.  He activates his blue lights, and the defendant…
  • Sep 21

    All the Probation Effective Date

    All the Probation Effective Date
    Any person, felon or misdemeanant, can be on probation for up to 5 years. In some cases—assuming you did the extension just right—probation could be as long as 8 years. So, there are some pretty old probation cases hanging around.…
Rank this Week: 652

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Sep 23

    Hillary, or The Donald: A voting guide for employer

    Hillary, or The Donald: A voting guide for employer
    As our regular readers know, Employment & Labor Insider is a non-partisan blog. But with the first Presidential debate coming on Monday night, I thought it would be helpful to look at the two major presidential candidates and their…
  • Sep 22

    There’s a new Sheriff in town: The politics and pitfalls of patronage dismissals (Part 2 of 2)

    There’s a new Sheriff in town: The politics and pitfalls of patronage dismissals (Part 2 of 2)
    NOTE FROM ROBIN: This is the second and final installment in a series on the law regarding patronage dismissals in public sector employment by Damon Kitchen, head of our public sector industry group. In last week’s…
  • Sep 21

    Contractor settles with OFCCP for more than $250K

    Contractor settles with OFCCP for more than $250K
    Louise Davies is an Affirmative Action Paralegal in Constangy’s Winston-Salem, North Carolina, office. For more than 15 years, she has helped employers develop affirmative action plans and respond to audits and on-site investigations by…
Rank this Week: 620

Tax Blog

Tax Blog

Discusses tax law, tax legislation, and other IRS tax happenings. By Kreig Mitchell.

http://www.irstaxtrouble.com/category/tax-blog/
  • Sep 22

    Substantial Compliance vs. Strict Compliance: Charitable Deduction Survives Foot Fault

    Substantial Compliance vs. Strict Compliance: Charitable Deduction Survives Foot Fault
    There are a number of cases where taxpayers have had to pay more tax than they should due to technical foot faults. These cases often come up when the IRS employees believe that their job is to look for strict compliance (100%) rather than…
  • Sep 18

    Payments to Ex-Spouse Were Alimony Despite Missing Language in Agreement

    Payments to Ex-Spouse Were Alimony Despite Missing Language in Agreement
    Tax issues are often the last thing that spouses consider when going through a divorce. In other cases, one spouse plans for the tax issues and the other does not. This appears to have been the situation in Leslie v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo.…
  • Sep 12

    Taxes Remitted to the U.S. Virgin Islands in Error Were Not Compulsory Payment

    Taxes Remitted to the U.S. Virgin Islands in Error Were Not Compulsory Payment
    One of the common issues that comes up on audit is whether payments to foreign governments are creditable for purposes of the U.S. foreign tax credit (“FTC”). This often hinges on whether the payments were…
Rank this Week: 680

Verdict

Verdict

Provides legal analysis and commentary on topical legal news and cases.

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • Sep 22

    In a Case with Blockbuster Potential, Detroit School Children Assert a Federal Constitutional Right to Literacy

    In a Case with Blockbuster Potential, Detroit School Children Assert a Federal Constitutional Right to Literacy
    University of Illinois dean and law professor Vikram David Amar takes an early look at Gary B. v. Snyder, a case recently filed in federal district court that addresses a child’s fundamental right to literacy. Amar explains how the…
  • Sep 21

    Good Economic News Is Good for Clinton and Bad for Trump

    Good Economic News Is Good for Clinton and Bad for Trump
    George Washington law professor and economist Neil H. Buchanan revisits Donald Trump’s proposed economic policies in his latest column. Buchanan summarizes these policies and explains why they are counterintuitive to the reality of…
  • Sep 20

    The Future of the Supreme Court, Regardless of Who Wins the Election

    The Future of the Supreme Court, Regardless of Who Wins the Election
    Cornell University law professor Michael C. Dorf explains what can be deduced about the Supreme Court's future, even before the 2016 US presidential election. Dorf references the role that the Court plays in American public life while also…
Rank this Week: 875

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Sep 22

    Yeda Research and Development Co. v. Abbott GmbH & Co. (Fed. Cir. 2016)

    Yeda Research and Development Co. v. Abbott GmbH & Co. (Fed. Cir. 2016)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- Before the Supreme Court's recent forays into the topic of subject matter eligibility in patent law, the most contentious line of cases (from the Federal Circuit) concerned the written description requirement of Section…
  • Sep 21

    Iron Gate Security, Inc. v. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (S.D.N.Y. 2016)

    Iron Gate Security, Inc. v. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (S.D.N.Y. 2016)
    By Michael Borella -- Iron Gate, holder of U.S. Patent No. 7,203,693, sued Lowe's in the Southern District of New York, alleging infringement. Lowe's moved to dismiss under Rule 12(b)(6), contending that the claims of the patent failed to…
  • Sep 20

    LifeNet Health v. LifeCell Corp. (Fed. Cir. 2016)

    LifeNet Health v. LifeCell Corp. (Fed. Cir. 2016)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- The complexities that can be attendant on defending against an infringement allegation, and the possibility that a straightforward path to non-infringement can be complicated by claim construction even for terms…
Rank this Week: 588

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 565

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Sep 22

    Judge Slaps FEC for Erroneous Analysis of Political Committee

    Judge Slaps FEC for Erroneous Analysis of Political Committee
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Judge Christopher R. Cooper (D.D.C.) ruled earlier this week that the controlling members of the FEC applied the wrong legal analysis in concluding that two groups were not "political…
  • Sep 21

    Tenther States Claim Sovereign Right Not to Pay Employees Overtime

    Tenther States Claim Sovereign Right Not to Pay Employees Overtime
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Twenty-one states, led by Texas, sued the federal government this week over the Labor Department's new overtime rule. The complaint, which argues that the rule violates the Tenth Amendment and…
  • Sep 21

    District Court Orders Texas to Halt its Nonsense Over Voter ID

    District Court Orders Texas to Halt its Nonsense Over Voter ID
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School After the Fifth Circuit ruled this summer that Texas's voter ID law violated the Voting Rights Act, and after a district court ordered the state to educate voters on voting requirements in light...
Rank this Week: 887

Michael Ehline's Accident Lawsuit…

Michael Ehline's Accident Lawsuit Center

Focuses on personal injury accidents.

http://accidentlawfirmblog.lawyer/
  • Sep 22

    Hillary Clinton Defaults in Benghazi Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Hillary Clinton Defaults in Benghazi Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    The court waits for a motion from either party. Because the action has no immediate penalty. Klayman said the case is not for political reasons. The case won't be decided until after the election, he said. Don't we wish we were above the law…
  • Sep 13

    Understanding The Wrongful Death Claim

    Understanding The Wrongful Death Claim
    A person can have a waiver signed by participants. So this provides a degree of protection against lawsuits of wrongful death. Speak to Ehline Law Wrongful Death Lawyer to learn more. 888.400.9721. The post Understanding The Wrongful Death…
  • Jun 30

    Pedestrian Killed in Oceanside DUI Collision

    Pedestrian Killed in Oceanside DUI Collision
    Here is a reminder that people on foot near roadways must be especially vigilant. The collision resulting in a man’s death in Oceanside occurred in the 4000 block of Mission Avenue at approximately 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. Suspected of DUI…
Rank this Week: 804

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Sep 22

    The Obama Administration's Attack on Appellate Body Independence Shows The Need for Reform

    The Obama Administration's Attack on Appellate Body Independence Shows The Need for Reform
    By Steve Charnovitz, George Washington University Law School The Obama Administration has not yet apologized for its unilateral action in May 2016 to unseat Appellate Body Member Seung Wha Chang, a distinguished jurist from South Korea.…
  • Sep 22

    The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit

    The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit
    This is the abstract of a new paper by Lorand Bartels: It has become conventional wisdom that once the UK leaves the EU it will have to renegotiate core aspects of its WTO rights and obligations, and in particular its...
  • Sep 22

    A Flurry of New WTO Complaint

    A Flurry of New WTO Complaint
    After a bit of a lull, three potentially interesting new WTO complaints were filed recently. Here's a brief rundown. First up is a complaint by India focusing on various U.S. state renewable energy programs that have domestic content…
Rank this Week: 939

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
Rank this Week: 554

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Woman Receives $350,000 in Settlement From Ex-Husband’s Mistre

    Woman Receives $350,000 in Settlement From Ex-Husband’s Mistre
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Can I sue someone for breaking up my marriage?” Heidi Ovando was no doubt unlucky in many respects. Continue reading →
  • Sep 20

    The Implications of the Brangelina Split

    The Implications of the Brangelina Split
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What does a “No-Fault’ divorce mean in NC?” Over the weekend, news broke that “Brangelina”, the portmanteau for Brad Pitt and…
  • Sep 15

    Tennessee Legislators Prepare For Legal Battle Over Same Sex Divorce

    Tennessee Legislators Prepare For Legal Battle Over Same Sex Divorce
    Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can I do to gain custody of my child in North Carolina?” Most people remember that the Supreme Court’s momentous decision last year in the…
Rank this Week: 935

Canadian Appeals Monitor

Canadian Appeals Monitor

Covers upcoming and decided appeals of interest to Canadian businesses and professions. By McCarthy Tétrault LLP

http://www.canadianappeals.com
Rank this Week: 658

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers DWIs, prostitution, and drug charges. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Sep 22

    Minneapolis Police Announce Revamped Transgender Policie

    Minneapolis Police Announce Revamped Transgender Policie
    In what can only be described as a difficult news week, it’s nice to hear a story about real progress being made, especially when it happens in our own backyard. That’s what happened yesterday when the Minneapolis police announced…
  • Sep 21

    Understanding Domestic Abuse No Contact Order

    Understanding Domestic Abuse No Contact Order
    There are a number of different types of restraining or no contact orders in Minnesota. Some cover instances of domestic abuse, others cover allegations of stalking, while another group handles incidents of harassment. Today, we are going…
  • Sep 20

    Police Shooting in Tulsa Raises Serious Concern

    Police Shooting in Tulsa Raises Serious Concern
    Stop us if you’ve heard this headline before – “Unarmed Black Man Killed By White Cop.” Unfortunately, that’s the headline we were treated to again today after what unfolded last week in Tulsa. If you…
Rank this Week: 610

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Sep 22

    Minneapolis Police Announce Revamped Transgender Policie

    Minneapolis Police Announce Revamped Transgender Policie
    In what can only be described as a difficult news week, it’s nice to hear a story about real progress being made, especially when it happens in our own backyard. That’s what happened yesterday when the Minneapolis police announced…
  • Sep 21

    Understanding Domestic Abuse No Contact Order

    Understanding Domestic Abuse No Contact Order
    There are a number of different types of restraining or no contact orders in Minnesota. Some cover instances of domestic abuse, others cover allegations of stalking, while another group handles incidents of harassment. Today, we are going…
  • Sep 20

    Police Shooting in Tulsa Raises Serious Concern

    Police Shooting in Tulsa Raises Serious Concern
    Stop us if you’ve heard this headline before – “Unarmed Black Man Killed By White Cop.” Unfortunately, that’s the headline we were treated to again today after what unfolded last week in Tulsa. If you…
Rank this Week: 643

Center for Democracy & Technology…

Center for Democracy & Technology Blog

Cover privacy, digital copyright, security and open government.

https://cdt.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 467

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    FIRST DAY OF FALL

    FIRST DAY OF FALL
    Today at 10:21 was the Fall Equinox. No, that is not tumbling to the ground at a local gym. The Fall Equinox,  or Autumnal Equinox, as any robed reader would tell you, is when (other than the polar regions, duh!)…
  • Sep 19

    AFORMS BY EMAIL!!!

    AFORMS BY EMAIL!!!
    Wanna get an a-form mailed to you? Scroll down and find out how. The FACDLers have been busy bees lately. They recently received some shocking news: there is gambling going on in this establishment. No, really. Word has slowly…
  • Sep 19

    AS FLORIDA GOES ....

    AS FLORIDA GOES ....
    Florida is considered a bell-weather state. The problems a candidate has here are illustrative of the problems they have in other states. Item: After a disastrous summer spent insulting the parents of a dead marine killed in combat, and…
Rank this Week: 728

North Carolina Journal of Law &…

North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology

Features legal scholarship in law and technology topics, including intellectual property law, cyberspace law, environmental law, criminal law, health law, and privacy law.

http://ncjolt.org/
  • Sep 22

    The Drones Are Coming! The Drones Are Coming!… Or Maybe Not

    The Drones Are Coming! The Drones Are Coming!… Or Maybe Not
    FAA’s Latest Drone Regulations Undercut Commercial Drone Delivery Viability Drones are the future of fast, efficient, and environmentally friendly delivery. Imagine a world where drones simply dropped your packages, school supplies, or…
  • Sep 21

    State-sponsored Monopoly: How North Carolina is Crushing Internet Competition and Hurting Rural

    State-sponsored Monopoly: How North Carolina is Crushing Internet Competition and Hurting Rural
    Most North Carolina residents have experienced frustration with their lack of options when it comes to Internet Service Providers (ISP’s). And although this issue is common throughout the country, it is particularly problematic in North…
  • Sep 21

    Daily Fantasy Sports: A Pulse Check

    Daily Fantasy Sports: A Pulse Check
    At the beginning of last year’s NFL season, it seemed like you couldn’t watch football for ten minutes without finding yourself bombarded with advertising for the two largest daily fantasy sports websites operating in the United…
Rank this Week: 854

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 538

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Sep 22

    Re-Engaging on an ISIL AUMF

    Re-Engaging on an ISIL AUMF
    by Deborah Pearlstein by Deborah Pearlstein In the past few weeks, Jack Goldsmith and Matt Waxman on the one hand, and Marty Lederman on the other, have restarted a discussion about the significance of Congress’ ongoing failure to enact…
  • Sep 20

    Haiti Cholera Update

    Haiti Cholera Update
    by Kristen Boon by Kristen Boon Today, on the opening of the GA, and in his final such speech as UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon indicated that a compensation package for victims of Cholera is forthcoming. Speaking in French (original here),…
  • Sep 20

    International Law Weekend 2016

    International Law Weekend 2016
    by Chris Borgen by Chris Borgen International Law Weekend, the annual conference of the American Branch of the International Law Association is fast approaching. See the following notice from ABILA: International Law Weekend 2016 Registration…
Rank this Week: 599