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Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Jan 17

    How Agile is being used to increase legal marketing innovation at Fasken Martineau

    How Agile is being used to increase legal marketing innovation at Fasken Martineau
    Agile is a highly flexible approach to project management which law firms are just starting to use. I’ve written several posts in this blog about how Agile works and how some lawyers are applying it to improve legal efficiency by...
  • Jan 10

    Case Study: LPM Certification at Davis Wright Tremaine

    Case Study: LPM Certification at Davis Wright Tremaine
    By Jim Hassett and Jonathan Groner Since our Certified Legal Project Manager® program began in 2010, we have written several case studies describing participant results, most recently a few months ago. This post summarizes the long-term…
  • Jan 3

    Tip of the month: Develop a defensive marketing plan for 2017

    Tip of the month: Develop a defensive marketing plan for 2017
    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: As legal competition continues to get tougher, it’s more important than ever to focus on protecting relationships with the clients you already have. What will you do in 2017 to…
Rank this Week: 138

Legal Costs Blog

Legal Costs Blog

Covers English legal costs law. By Gibbs Wyatt Stone.

http://www.gwslaw.co.uk/blog/
  • Jan 22

    Does hindsight now apply to assessment of legal costs?

    Does hindsight now apply to assessment of legal costs?
    I previously commended on the fact the law has traditionally avoided applying hindsight when assessing the reasonableness of legal costs that have been incurred. This approach was confirmed when applying the old proportionality test…
  • Jan 19

    Whiplash number

    Whiplash number
    My recently published article from Medico Legal magazine on whiplash numbers  is now available to view: here.
  • Jan 15

    Costs Lawyer work

    Costs Lawyer work
    My annual Costs Lawyer Practising Application form needed to be completed before the end of 2016. As usual, this contained a section asking about the source of instructions during the previous year (solicitor, non-solicitor, legal aid,…
Rank this Week: 827

Legal Dispatches

Legal Dispatches

By Emiily Maruja Bass.

http://basslaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 27

    The Justices Are Not Writing On A Blank Slate

    The Justices Are Not Writing On A Blank Slate
    When legal scholars consider instances over the past 25 years in which the Supreme Court has struck down federal legislation as unconstitutional, two cases come up most frequently: United States v Lopez, 514 U.S. 549 (1995), and United States…
  • Jun 27

    The Justices Are Not Writing On A Blank Slate

    The Justices Are Not Writing On A Blank Slate
    When legal scholars consider instances over the past 25 years in which the Supreme Court has struck down federal legislation as unconstitutional, two cases come up most frequently: United States v Lopez, 514 U.S. 549 (1995), and United States…
  • May 30

    Health Care Reform: Has The Supreme Court Already Embraced The Individual Mandate?

    Health Care Reform: Has The Supreme Court Already Embraced The Individual Mandate?
    Is President Obama’s health-care law dead? Ever since the United States Supreme Court heard arguments about its constitutionality in late March, speculation has been rife that, at a minimum, the Justices will strike down the individual…
Rank this Week: 989

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/
  • Jan 12

    The President-Elect's Conflicts Plan

    The President-Elect's Conflicts Plan
    The President-Elect and his lawyers at Morgan Lewis have released a plan that purports to address the conflicts of interest arising out of his various business ventures (hereinafter “the Plan”). Although I believe that the Plan…
  • Nov 30

    On Trump and Divestment

    On Trump and Divestment
    I, like many, am very concerned that the President-Elect's business interests will interfere with the performance of his duties as President. While Trump may sincerely believe that the conflicts of interests posed by his sprawling business…
  • Nov 28

    Salyzyn asks, "American Legal Ethics: Federalized, Privatized...Commercialized?"

    Salyzyn asks, "American Legal Ethics: Federalized, Privatized...Commercialized?"
    Last this week, Professor Amy Salyzyn published a Jotwell review of my recent essay, The Commercialization of Legal Ethics. I’m grateful that she read it, and I hope her review encourages you to read it as well. She says:…
Rank this Week: 288

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Jan 23

    Paralegal awarded $22,000 in harassment case

    Paralegal awarded $22,000 in harassment case
    A paralegal who was sexually harassed by an employer at the legal services business she had just started working for — and who had evidence of the harassment via a series of text messages — has been awarded $22,000 plus back pay…
  • Jan 23

    Legal news roundup - Jan. 23, 2017

    Legal news roundup - Jan. 23, 2017
    Canada Top Trump aide plans talks in Canada with Trudeau team: source, Reuters Toronto police investigating fatal shooting of man found in vehicle, Canadian Press Verdict expected for Calgary woman whose son died after holistic treatment,…
  • Jan 20

    Launch of StepstoJustice website brings out justice system leader

    Launch of StepstoJustice website brings out justice system leader
    Lawyers, judges, non-profit employees and others attend a launch event for Stepstojustice.ca, on January 18, at the Law Society of Upper Canada. The event was to promote the website, which provides information to navigate legal problems. …
Rank this Week: 313

Legal Geekery

Legal Geekery

Covers the shenanigans of some geeks stuck in law school.

http://legalgeekery.com
  • Mar 30

    Legal Mind Hacks: Choose Metaphors Wisely—One Word Matters More Than You Think #legalmindhack

    Legal Mind Hacks: Choose Metaphors Wisely—One Word Matters More Than You Think #legalmindhack
    As a PhD student one of my everyday tasks was to read and summarize social and cognitive psychology literature in preparation for my classes. Since I had already practiced as an attorney at the time, I was constantly noting research with…
  • Sep 10

    Fastcase Public Links to Cases on Haiku Decisis Are Here!

    Fastcase Public Links to Cases on Haiku Decisis Are Here!
    It was always my intention to include links to the cases referenced on Haiku Decisis, and finally that day is today. We introduced a feature at Fastcase about two months ago allowing any Fastcase subscriber to generate a public link to any…
  • Aug 19

    Haikus Straight from SCOTUS

    Haikus Straight from SCOTUS
    Announcing Haiku Decisis. A few weeks ago, for reasons I still don’t completely understand, I began to wonder how often the Supreme Court inadvertently creates a haiku in its opinions. These are the kinds of conversations we tend to…
Rank this Week: 78

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    Barbas's "Newsworthy"

    Barbas's "Newsworthy"
    Just out from the Stanford University Press is Newsworthy: The Supreme Court Battle over Privacy and Press Freedom, by Samantha Barbas, Professor of Law at University at Buffalo Law School.In 1952, the Hill family was held hostage by escaped…
  • Jan 23

    Frankfurter Speaks! So Does (Paul) Freund!!

    Frankfurter Speaks! So Does (Paul) Freund!!
    Et Seq., the blog of the Harvard Law School Library, reports that HLS’s Historical & Special Collections department is in the process of digitizing some of its “thousands of audiovisual artifacts.”  Available now is…
  • Jan 22

    Garfinkel's "Criminal Law in Liberal and Fascist Italy"

    Garfinkel's "Criminal Law in Liberal and Fascist Italy"
    Paul Garfinkel, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, has published Criminal Law in Liberal and Fascist Italy in the series Studies in Legal History at the Cambridge University Press:By extending the chronological parameters of existing…
Rank this Week: 68

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter
    Updates on selected legal informatics developments are now being posted on Legal Informatics tumblr and on Twitter. In the Web interface to this blog, the Twitter updates are visible to the right under “Twitter updates”.Filed…
  • Jul 11

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App
    Dazza Greenwood has posted Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App. Excerpts: […] On a panel discussion about blockchains and the law at the Legal Hackers Congress in NYC this weekend, I’ll provide a sneak-peek at a new,…
  • Jul 10

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource
    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice was held 7-9 July 2015 at University of Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Virginia, USA. The conference website is at:…
Rank this Week: 31

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Jun 6

    You Really Took A Cab To Rob A Bank, And Use As The Getaway Car?

    You Really Took A Cab To Rob A Bank, And Use As The Getaway Car?
    You’d have to be drunk or stoned to take a cab to a bank robbery and to have it wait for you while you did the deed, right? Right! This gent was drunk!  As reported by The Tallahassee Democrat: Stanley Geddie arrived by taxicab and…
  • Jun 6

    You Really Took A Cab To Rob A Bank, And Use As The Getaway Car?

    You Really Took A Cab To Rob A Bank, And Use As The Getaway Car?
    You’d have to be drunk or stoned to take a cab to a bank robbery and to have it wait for you while you did the deed, right? Right! This gent was drunk!  As reported by The Tallahassee Democrat: Stanley Geddie arrived by taxicab and…
  • Jun 2

    You Messed With The Wrong Clerk

    You Messed With The Wrong Clerk
    Dude, it’s not your money. Was it worth risking your life? Okay, don’t answer that since you look pretty good right now. How good would you have looked with a hole in your head? Seriously, just hand over the money. Even if you get…
Rank this Week: 284

Legal Legacy

Legal Legacy

Provides book reviews and analyses of notable Supreme Court cases.

http://legallegacy.wordpress.com
  • Jan 22

    January 22, 1973 – The Supreme Court Decides Roe v. Wade

    January 22, 1973 – The Supreme Court Decides Roe v. Wade
    On January 22, 1973, Roe v. Wade (410 U.S. 113) was decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. A pregnant single woman (Roe) brought a class action challenging the constitutionality of the Texas criminal abortion laws, which proscribed abortions…
  • Jan 20

    Why Is Inauguration Day on January 20?

    Why Is Inauguration Day on January 20?
    Inaugurations used to be held on March 4. This was the date used until 1934. As Garrett Epps points out in the January/February 2009 Atlantic: This long delay nearly destroyed the nation after the 1860 election. During the disastrous…
  • Jan 18

    Review of “A Fiery Peace in a Cold War” by Neil Sheehan

    Review of “A Fiery Peace in a Cold War” by Neil Sheehan
    Neil Sheehan is considered a “giant” among journalists: the reporter who obtained the Pentagon Papers for the New York Times, and the author of a Pulitzer Prize winning book on Vietnam, A Bright Shining Lie. This book by Sheehan…
Rank this Week: 859

Legal Malpractice Decisions

Legal Malpractice Decisions

Covers Illinois malpractice and ethics decisions. By Edward X. Clinton, Jr.

http://www.legalmalpracticeillinois.com/
  • Aug 13

    New Addre

    New Addre
    This blog will remain here.However, new posts will be published at this location:www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.comThank you.
  • Jun 23

    ARDC Files Complaint Alleging Lawyer Submitted Bogus Taxi Receipt

    ARDC Files Complaint Alleging Lawyer Submitted Bogus Taxi Receipt
    BEFORE THE HEARING BOARD: The ARDC has accused a former partner of Sidley & Austin of submitting 800 false cab receipts to the firm and accepting reimbursements in excess of $69,000. The ARDC alleges that the lawyer never took the cab…
  • Jun 17

    Illinois Supreme Court Amends The Rules To Allow A Limited Scope Appearance

    Illinois Supreme Court Amends The Rules To Allow A Limited Scope Appearance
    The Illinois Supreme Court has amended three rules, 11, 13 and 137 to allow attorneys to file what is to be known as a limited scope appearance in a case.The Notice of Limited Scope Appearance must explain to the other party what the scope of…
Rank this Week: 366

Legal Medicine

Legal Medicine

Covers medical malpractice and nursing home abuse litigation. By Dan Frith and Lauren Morgan Ellerman.

http://legalmedicine.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    Why do people file Medical Malpractice lawsuits?

    Why do people file Medical Malpractice lawsuits?
    I am currently reading a magazine written for the long term care industry. There is a column called Dear Dr Jeff wherein readers ask questions and a doctor, Dr. Jeff, presumably a gerontologist, responds.Today the topic is tort reform and Dr.…
  • Jan 27

    HOW TO PICK THE RIGHT NURSING HOME OR REHAB

    HOW TO PICK THE RIGHT NURSING HOME OR REHAB
    This morning I had a conversation with a friend about his Mom needing rehabilitation post surgery.Last week I discussed with a colleague how her Mom had just been discharged from a rehab facility after two falls and two hip fractures (one of…
  • Jan 9

    HOSPITAL ERRORS GO UNREPORTED

    HOSPITAL ERRORS GO UNREPORTED
    The New York Times published a great article last week titled, "Report Finds Most Errors at Hospitals Go Unreported."The opening sentence says it all:
Rank this Week: 283

Legal Pad

Legal Pad

Cal Law blog.

http://legalpad.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • Aug 8

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet
    Justice Anthony Kennedy, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Attorney General Eric Holder will all be on hand this week for the American Bar Association's annual meeting in San Francisco—and so will The Recorder. Our…
  • Jul 12

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request
    [Cheryl Miller] In what appears to be a last-gasp effort to save Proposition 8, same-sex marriage opponents have asked the California Supreme Court to immediately ban county clerks from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. The Supreme…
  • May 13

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat
    [Vanessa Blum] The White House at long last is closing in on a pick to fill the Northern District judicial seat once held by U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel. San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Beth Labson Freeman is the...
Rank this Week: 542

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

Covers environmental law and policy. By Berkeley Law and UCLA Law.

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 23

    Welcome to the World of “Alternative Facts”

    Welcome to the World of “Alternative Facts”
    Kellyanne Conway, one of Trump’s key advisors, has come up with a new term for deliberate falsehoods: “alternative facts.”  It’s a concept that does not augur well for the next four years. And it hasn’t gone…
  • Jan 20

    President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee & Murr-murs of Behind-the-Scenes Supreme Court Intrigue

    President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee & Murr-murs of Behind-the-Scenes Supreme Court Intrigue
    In his wide-ranging, long-awaited and (to put it mildly) colorful press conference last week, President Trump promised to announce his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court within two weeks of taking the oath of office.  On this pledge,…
  • Jan 19

    Scott Pruitt, Senator Harris and the California Question

    Scott Pruitt, Senator Harris and the California Question
    Scott Pruitt, Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency, elided many questions yesterday and made some somewhat surprising commitments to appease Senate Democrats in response to others (acknowledging that humans…
Rank this Week: 761

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Jan 23

    Golden Rule: No Golden Rule Argument

    Golden Rule: No Golden Rule Argument
    The Vermont Supreme Court has reversed a criminal conviction for in part as a result of the prosecutor's improper "Golden Rule" argument But the prosecutor did violate the “golden rule” by asking the jurors to put themselves in…
  • Jan 23

    Calling Broderick Crawford

    Calling Broderick Crawford
    The South Carolina Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct has opined that a magistrate judge is not disqualified under these circumstances A magistrate judge is married to a state highway patrol officer who works in the same county as the…
  • Jan 23

    Discovery Of Work Done For Other Clients Permitted In Legal Malpractice Case

    Discovery Of Work Done For Other Clients Permitted In Legal Malpractice Case
    The Rhode Island Supreme Court decided a case where the court had granted review of the following question “May a former client in a legal malpractice action against his former attorney properly compel discovery from his former attorney and…
Rank this Week: 292

Legal Radar

Legal Radar

Offers news coverage on civil litigation. By Sue Kerry.

http://www.legalradar.com/
  • May 26

    Judge: Still No to Obama Immigration Action

    Judge: Still No to Obama Immigration Action
    A federal judge in Texas early this week refuses to lift an injunction blocking the Obama administration’s immigration policy to defer deportations for illegal immigrants living in the United States. Andrew Hanen, a U.S. district judge,…
  • May 26

    Art Activists: New York City Halted Museum Protest Speech

    Art Activists: New York City Halted Museum Protest Speech
    Several art activists filed a federal suit against New York City and claimed their First Amendment rights were being violated during last year’s Metropolitan Museum of Art protest. The plaintiffs utilized mobile video projectors to show…
  • May 25

    Court of Appeals Allows Reprieve for Tobacco Firms on Package Message

    Court of Appeals Allows Reprieve for Tobacco Firms on Package Message
    The tobacco industry won’t have to include messages on their packaging indicating of them lying to American public, according to a federal court of appeals ruling in Washington, D.C. The federal court of appeals last week ruled that tobacco…
Rank this Week: 471

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    Absolution

    Absolution
    Have you ever had an "alleged" murderer confess their crimes to you?  Have you ever had an "alleged" pedophile tell you the sordid details of their latest conquest?  Do you have people come to your place of business and tell you…
  • Jan 16

    Play it again, Sam

    Play it again, Sam
    Have you ever listened to lyrics to songs?  I'm not talking about church hymns. Those are pretty tame.  I'm talking about some of these songs that preach hatred for most everyone. Songs like Cop Killer by Ice T:I got my twelve gauge…
  • Jan 9

    Smooth Move, Exlax

    Smooth Move, Exlax
    I'm a member of a local online group and today, a message came across the board reading:Yesterday, an officer responded to Main Street regarding a subject brandishing a knife. Upon arrival, the officer located and detained the subject.…
Rank this Week: 534

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 438

Legal Resume Review Blog

Legal Resume Review Blog

Provides tips for drafting cover letters and resumes for attorneys.

http://blog.legalresumereview.com/
  • Dec 12

    Negotiating a salary; a response to Forbes’ recent article.

    Negotiating a salary; a response to Forbes’ recent article.
    I recently read an interesting article on negotiating salaries.  While simplistic in many ways, the take-away point was that it is often best to refrain from using “I” statements when negotiating salaries.  Too many…
  • Nov 14

    Seeing Spots: QR Codes Do Not Belong On Legal Resume

    Seeing Spots: QR Codes Do Not Belong On Legal Resume
    It was bound to happen. Once LinkedIn started pushing the QR code links to its pages, it was only a matter of time before they started popping up on legal resumes.  They are supposed to make you look hip, tech-savvy, … Continue…
  • Sep 20

    Silence Is NOT Golden: Why Don’t Candidates Ask Questions?

    Silence Is NOT Golden: Why Don’t Candidates Ask Questions?
    The interview is over and you’ve gleaned a little bit of insight on the potential new firm.  When the questions end and the interviewer asks if you have any questions, please don’t sit there and say nothing.  This is…
Rank this Week: 215

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Jan 20

    Women in the Law Conference – Boston, MA

    Women in the Law Conference – Boston, MA
    The Northeastern University School of Law will host the ninth annual Women in the Law Conference on May 19, 2017 in Boston, MA. The event will also have a precursor program, “Going...
  • Jan 19

    Animal Law Conference – Portland, OR

    Animal Law Conference – Portland, OR
    Lewis & Clark Law School and the Animal Legal Defense Fund will host the 25th annual Animal Law Conference on Oct. 13-15, 2017 in Portland, OR.
  • Jan 19

    New Directions in Environmental Law Conference – New Haven, CT

    New Directions in Environmental Law Conference – New Haven, CT
    The Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy are hosting their seventh annual New Directions in Environmental Law Conference on Feb. 24-25th, 2017 in New Haven, CT. You may register...
Rank this Week: 41

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

Covers real estate and environmental issues in Southwest Florida. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
  • Jan 20

    2017 Real Estate Resolution

    2017 Real Estate Resolution
    January is the month of the fresh start. It brings in the New Year and the inevitable “I am going to be better about (insert your commitments here) this year” commitments everyone makes to themselves. Building on our end of year…
  • Jan 11

    Looking Ahead to 2017 in Takings Law

    Looking Ahead to 2017 in Takings Law
    As usual, the year has flown by and the New Year is upon us. You might remember from my last post, that we took a Christmas-flavored look at takings with St. Nick. Now it’s time to look ahead. When my wife and I were walking in a local…
  • Dec 22

    Looking Back at 2016 Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental Legal Issue

    Looking Back at 2016 Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental Legal Issue
    As 2016 closes, we reached out to our team and asked them to share some of the most notable issues in real estate and land use & environmental law: Residential Closing Best Practices Requirements by Amanda Barritt 2016 saw the CFPB…
Rank this Week: 362

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Jan 23

    The Skill Associates Need That They Didn’t Need 10 Years Ago

    The Skill Associates Need That They Didn’t Need 10 Years Ago
    According to Law360, that skill is developing business. Excerpts: Law firms have begun to make clear the value they place on business generation by conducting associate training programs to teach the skill, as well as requiring certain…
  • Jan 22

    Deans Boise & Morriss: Why We Still Support The ABA's Proposed 75% Bar Passage Requirement

    Deans Boise & Morriss: Why We Still Support The ABA's Proposed 75% Bar Passage Requirement
    Tax Prof Blog op-ed: Deans Boise & Morriss: Why We Still Support The ABA's Proposed 75% Bar Passage Requirement. Conclusion: "In short, we think it is reasonable for professional schools that hold out to their students the promise of…
  • Jan 22

    Law prof and former Dean Frank Wu's cautionary prediction for law school

    Law prof and former Dean Frank Wu's cautionary prediction for law school
    Hastings College of Law's former dean and current Distinguished Professor Frank Wu has authored this sober opinion piece for the National Law Journal which posits that the worst is still not behind us when it comes to law schools that...
Rank this Week: 510

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Jan 23

    Grewal on the Foreign Emoluments Clause and the President

    Grewal on the Foreign Emoluments Clause and the President
    Andy Grewal (University of Iowa - College of Law) has posted The Foreign Emoluments Clause and the Chief Executive on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The 2016 Presidential election brought widespread attention to a part of the Constitution, the…
  • Jan 23

    Kramer on Dirty Hands & Moral Conflict

    Kramer on Dirty Hands & Moral Conflict
    Matthew H. Kramer (Churchill College, Cambridge University) has posted Problems of Dirty Hands as a Species of Moral Conflicts on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Every problem of dirty hands is a moral conflict in which a highly unpalatable…
  • Jan 23

    Segall on Reducing the Number of Supreme Court Justices to Eight

    Segall on Reducing the Number of Supreme Court Justices to Eight
    Eric Segall (Georgia State University College of Law) has posted Eight Justices are Enough: A Proposal to Improve the United States Supreme Court on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Ever since Justice Scalia passed away last February, the Supreme…
Rank this Week: 44

Legal Tips & Commentary

Legal Tips & Commentary

Provides legal tips for businesses and consumers in California. By Carl H. Starrett.

http://blog.chs-law.com/
  • Oct 16

    Goodbye Blogger, Hello WordPress.

    Goodbye Blogger, Hello WordPress.
    When I first opened my practice in 2004, I knew that I needed a website to promote my services.  I had heard of blogging and figured that I needed one for my website.  So I started off with Yahoo's over priced web hosting service and a blog…
  • Sep 30

    Why I Am Done With The Chargers for 2010

    Why I Am Done With The Chargers for 2010
    An open letter to the San Diego Chargers:
  • Sep 12

    5 Reasons Why Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is Better Than Debt Settlement

    5 Reasons Why Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is Better Than Debt Settlement
    Not too long ago, I started an advertising campaign on a local radio station. I excitedly tuned into the station and listened for my first "spot" to run. The station's staff had not entered the proper "conflict codes", so they also ran an…
Rank this Week: 876

Legal Update

Legal Update

Covers real estate law and business law. By Peter Moulinos.

http://www.moulinos.com/category/legal-update-peter-moulinos/
  • Nov 3

    Lawsuits Against Foreign Companies Doing Business in New York

    Lawsuits Against Foreign Companies Doing Business in New York
    Just passing through New York?  Is your company soliciting business here?   Companies often question whether engaging in these actions allow […] The post Lawsuits Against Foreign Companies Doing Business in New York…
  • Oct 22

    Douglas Elliman Sues Competitor For Poaching Real Estate Broker

    Douglas Elliman Sues Competitor For Poaching Real Estate Broker
    New York real estate brokerage powerhouse Douglas Elliman has filed a lawsuit against another competing brokerage, Compass, and two of […]
  • Oct 12

    Damages are Forever: Tiffany & Co.…

    Damages are Forever: Tiffany & Co. Succeeds in Diamond Ring Trademark Infringement Case Against Costco This notable trademark infringement case […]
Rank this Week: 723

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 187

LegalEase on CKUT 90.3 FM

LegalEase on CKUT 90.3 FM

Covers law-related topics. By the law students at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec.

http://legaleaseckut.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 178

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Jan 23

    [UPDATE] CREW SUES TRUMP OVER EMOLUMENTS – CREW Press Release

    [UPDATE] CREW SUES TRUMP OVER EMOLUMENTS – CREW Press Release
    From CREW Press Release: Washington, DC–When the courts opened at 9 am this morning, a legal dream team officially filed Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington v. Donald J. Trump to stop the President from…
  • Jan 22

    Apple Sued for Choosing Not to ‘Lock-Out’ iPhones Behind the Wheel to Prevent Texting and Driving – Mac Rumor

    Apple Sued for Choosing Not to ‘Lock-Out’ iPhones Behind the Wheel to Prevent Texting and Driving – Mac Rumor
    California resident Julio Ceja is seeking a class action lawsuit against Apple, accusing the company of placing profit before consumer safety by choosing not to implement a lock-out mechanism that would disable an iPhone’s…
  • Jan 21

    Opera Neon – The future of web browsers? | Lawyerist.com

    Opera Neon – The future of web browsers? | Lawyerist.com
    Try Opera’s Concept Browser, Neon If you remember, when Chrome came out, it made popular all sorts of things that have since become common on all browsers. But many of those ideas were probably inspired by the Opera browser, which has…
Rank this Week: 922

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 221

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Jan 20

    Blog Post: Watchdog Urges GSA To Revoke Trump Hotel Lease

    Blog Post: Watchdog Urges GSA To Revoke Trump Hotel Lease
    Donald Trump had been president for less than an hour when Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington pressed the GSA to revoke Trump’s lease for a recently opened hotel in a federally owned D.C. building, citing a…
  • Jan 20

    Blog Post: Calif. Eyes 2030 With Broad Greenhouse Gas Cut Plan

    Blog Post: Calif. Eyes 2030 With Broad Greenhouse Gas Cut Plan
    California unveiled a sweeping plan Friday to slash 1990-level greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030, which includes a 10-year extension of the state's cap-and-trade program and a new requirement for oil refineries to slash their…
  • Jan 20

    Blog Post: Politics Put Pa. Methane Reduction Efforts On Thin Ice

    Blog Post: Politics Put Pa. Methane Reduction Efforts On Thin Ice
    A year after Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced an ambitious strategy to curb methane emissions from natural gas production, political realities in Washington, D.C., and Harrisburg are threatening to take regulation of the greenhouse gas in…
Rank this Week: 491

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 22

    New Publication – Voices: Topics in Canadian Librarianship

    New Publication – Voices: Topics in Canadian Librarianship
    The website Librarianship.ca has launched a new publication called Voices: Topics in Canadian Librarianship that will draw attention to experiences that have inspired librarians:"We are launching this new publication with stories from members…
  • Jan 19

    Statistics Canada Article on Organized Crime

    Statistics Canada Article on Organized Crime
    The Statistics Canada publication Juristat published an article yesterday on Measuring organized crime in Canada: Results of a pilot project: "Organized crime has long been identified as a government priority and a public safety issue. As a…
  • Jan 18

    Supreme Court of Canada: 2016 in Number

    Supreme Court of Canada: 2016 in Number
    The Court.ca, the blog of the Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, has published a statistical overview of the decisions the Supreme Court of Canada delivered in 2016:"2016 was a fairly quiet year for the Supreme Court.  In total, 60…
Rank this Week: 946

Life of a Law Student: All Feeds

Life of a Law Student: All Feeds

Covers law foundations of Canadian Law. From McGill University's Neil Wehneman and Erin Morgan.

http://www.lifeofalawstudent.com
  • Jul 11

    Common Sense: Alcohol with Energy Drinks Is Dangerou

    Common Sense: Alcohol with Energy Drinks Is Dangerou
    I started writing this article the other day for an attorney law blog and realized how silly it sounded. I put in all of the work and then realized that probably everyone knows that sipping on that Red Bull and Vodka isn’t any good…
  • Dec 4

    Court-Appointed Ad Litem: Are They Helpful?

    Court-Appointed Ad Litem: Are They Helpful?
    A court appointed ad litem (often referred to as guardian ad litem in Raleigh) refers to a court-appointed advocate for children involved in court proceedings.  These guardian ad litem volunteers represent the best interests of the child…
  • Nov 26

    Bag the “Ag Gag” Bill

    Bag the “Ag Gag” Bill
    You’ve probably seen the shocking videos of de-beaked chickens shoved thirty to a cage at a factory farm, or rats running rampant at a food processing plant. Such things are upsetting to see- but as a member of the public, you…
Rank this Week: 160

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Jan 17

    The United States Supreme Court

    The United States Supreme Court
    We got a little tour of the U.S. Supreme Court building ahead of our argument in Lee v. Tam tomorrow, January 18, 2016. I was allowed to take pictures so...
  • Jan 12

    Best of 2011: The big guy

    Best of 2011: The big guy
    Originally posted 2011-12-20 08:35:56. Republished by Blog Post PromoterOriginally posted on February 8, 2011. I try these days not to blog about blogging, but this item seemed like a good...
  • Jan 12

    Fashion Law in New York City – February 10, 2017

    Fashion Law in New York City – February 10, 2017
    I’ll be participating in the 2017 Federal Bar Association Fashion Law Seminar in New York on February 10th at the New School. My panel will surely rock: Litigating a Brand: The...
Rank this Week: 124

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Trader Joe’s Hummus Recalled

    Trader Joe’s Hummus Recalled
    Bakkavor Foods USA, Inc. is voluntarily recalling Trader Joe’s Mediterranean Hummus (SKU #90642) and Trader Joe’s White Bean & Basil Hummus (SKU #91107) with “USE BY” date codes up through... Continue Reading
  • Dec 3

    Goat Cheese Recalled Over Listeria

    Goat Cheese Recalled Over Listeria
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration advises consumers not to eat goat cheese products manufactured by Apple Tree Goat Dairy of Richfield, Penn. (Apple Tree), because the products have the... Continue Reading
  • Dec 3

    Herring Recalled over Listeria Risk

    Herring Recalled over Listeria Risk
    Royal Seafood Baza, Inc. of Staten, Island, New York is recalling various refrigerated ready to eat herring products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 519

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

Covers topics related to civil litigation. By Maxwell S. Kennerly.

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Jan 12

    Donald Trump And Honest Services Fraud

    Donald Trump And Honest Services Fraud
    LBJ gave up his radio stations. Jimmy Carter gave up his peanut farm. Untangling Donald Trump from his web of companies and interests is a bit more complicated.   Yesterday, a team of lawyers at Morgan Lewis released a “white…
  • Jan 3

    Chantix And The End Of Evidence-Based Pharmaceutical

    Chantix And The End Of Evidence-Based Pharmaceutical
    Last month, the FDA allowed Pfizer to change the warning label for Chantix — a drug prescribed for smoking cessation — so that it no longer has to have a prominent “black box” warning for psychiatric effects. Instead,…
  • Dec 1

    Younger People Are Actually More Supportive Of Democracy

    Younger People Are Actually More Supportive Of Democracy
    Have you seen this horrifying graphic? It’s from a New York Times story, “How Stable Are Democracies? ‘Warning Signs Are Flashing Red.’” The graphic suggests that people were asked whether it was…
Rank this Week: 424

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

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

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Jan 11

    Adult Adoption in Virginia

    Adult Adoption in Virginia
    In most cases, when one thinks of adoption, they imagine a child being taken into a loving “forever” home. Virginia law, however, allows for the adoption of an adult, though specific circumstances must apply. For instance, a…
  • Jan 4

    Overview of the International Adoption Proce

    Overview of the International Adoption Proce
    Prospective parents, when considering their options, may choose the international adoption route. When deciding whether or not this option is best for your family, it is important to have an idea what that process will look like. Some of the…
  • Dec 27

    Choice of Guidelines in Virginia Child Support Case

    Choice of Guidelines in Virginia Child Support Case
    Sole vs. Split vs. Shared Child Support Guidelines Virginia law recognizes the obligation of parents to support their children financially, and the Virginia child support guidelines account for that fact. The guidelines take into account the…
Rank this Week: 392

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Jan 18

    Lloyds Energy Group Files FTA LNG Export Application

    Lloyds Energy Group Files FTA LNG Export Application
    Lloyds Energy Group LLC (Lloyds) has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Energy for authorization to export up to 9 million metric tons per annum (1.25 Bcf/day) of domestically produced LNG over a 25-year period.  Lloyds…
  • Jan 18

    NextDecade Signs Lease for Potential LNG Terminal

    NextDecade Signs Lease for Potential LNG Terminal
    NextDecade, LLC announced it has signed lease agreements with the State of Texas and City of Texas City for an approximately 1,000-acre site at Shoal Point for the potential development of a multi-billion dollar LNG export facility. Texas…
  • Jan 9

    First U.S. Shale Gas Reaches Japan

    First U.S. Shale Gas Reaches Japan
    Reuters reports that Japan’s JERA Co., a joint venture between Tokyo Electric Power and Chubu Electric Power, has imported the country’s first LNG produced from U.S. shale gas in the lower-48 states.  Historically, Japan has…
Rank this Week: 758

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

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

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
Rank this Week: 140

Long Island Bankruptcy Blog

Long Island Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy law, practice and procedure. By Craig Robins.

http://longislandbankruptcyblog.com
  • Apr 5

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • Apr 5

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • Mar 3

    Judge Joel Asarch Passes Away. Funeral to be Monday March 4, 2013

    Judge Joel Asarch Passes Away. Funeral to be Monday March 4, 2013
    Written by Craig D. Robins, Esq. The Honorable Joel Asarch, a very personable Nassau County attorney who had been serving as a Nassau County Supreme Court justice, died of a heart attack this morning at South Nassau Communities Hospital in…
Rank this Week: 398

Long Island Criminal Trial Law

Long Island Criminal Trial Law

Offers ideas and updates on law, procedure, and tactics to aid trial lawyers (and others) involved with allegations of wrongdoing. By Anthony Colleluori.

http://colleluorilaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 787

Long Island Small Business Law…

Long Island Small Business Law Blog

Covers business entities, small business and startups. By Ellen A. Victor.

http://longislandbusinesslawyer.com
  • Jun 5

    Do I Own a Business, or Do I Own a Job?

    Do I Own a Business, or Do I Own a Job?
    I’d like to draw your attention to the concepts of two authors: Robert Kiyosaki (the author of the famous book Rich Dad, Poor Dad) in his book The Cash Flow Quadrant, and Michael Gerber in his book The E-Myth Revisited. ……
  • May 29

    The Dangers of Interns, and of Not Paying Your Friends to Help Your Busine

    The Dangers of Interns, and of Not Paying Your Friends to Help Your Busine
    Linda has just formed an LLC.  She has a great new idea for a business.  She has no money as she has no clients yet, but her friends love her and want to volunteer their services. She has vaguely promised … Continue reading…
  • May 22

    Employee or Independent Contractor? You Don’t Get to Choose.

    Employee or Independent Contractor? You Don’t Get to Choose.
    My client, Marylou, has just started a small business.  In this case, we formed a corporation for her dry cleaning business.  Marylou is the new president of ABC Startup Dry Cleaning, Inc.  She barely has enough money to pay…
Rank this Week: 597

Long Island Special Needs Law Blog

Long Island Special Needs Law Blog

Covers estate planning and special needs trusts. By Ellen A. Victor.

http://longislandspecialneedslawyer.com
  • Dec 9

    Special Needs Trust Fairness Act passes!

    Special Needs Trust Fairness Act passes!
    Forming a first party Special Needs Trust has, up until now, required a parent, grandparent or a guardian to establish the trust. When the original law allowing First Party Special Needs Trusts was passed, it did not contemplate that many…
  • Sep 30

    Conference on Housing for the Mentally Ill October 7, 2016

    Conference on Housing for the Mentally Ill October 7, 2016
    Housing is one of the most difficult problems for any person with special needs, whether developmentally disabled or suffering with mental illness. A conference addressing the housing crisis for those with psychiatric disabilities is being…
  • Jun 12

    Feeling Guilty Over Causing My Child’s Disability

    Feeling Guilty Over Causing My Child’s Disability
    Recently, I was reading this review of Toni Braxton’s new memoir, and the reviewer appeared shocked that Ms. Braxton attributed her son’s autism to God’s payback for a prior abortion. I don’t want to get into a…
Rank this Week: 595

Los Angeles Injury Attorney Blog

Los Angeles Injury Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury, auto accident, and medical negligence news. By Estey & Bomberger, LLP.

http://www.losangelesinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 9

    Teen Boy Tragically Killed in Upland Hit-and-Run Accident

    Teen Boy Tragically Killed in Upland Hit-and-Run Accident
    SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY - A 13-year-old boy was tragically killed Monday night in a hit-and-run collision that took place at the intersection of Campus Avenue and Arrow Highway in Upland. According to police, the crash occurred shortly before…
  • Oct 4

    Teen Girl Tragically Killed in Collision Involving Suspected DUI Driver

    Teen Girl Tragically Killed in Collision Involving Suspected DUI Driver
    LOS ANGELES COUNTY - A 17-year-old girl was tragically killed after the vehicle she was riding in crashed into the back of a Nissan late Tuesday night in West Covina. California Highway Patrol officers said the driver of the car, Arianna…
  • Sep 24

    Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Skechers Shape-ups Broken Toe Injurie

    Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Skechers Shape-ups Broken Toe Injurie
    Q. What are the symptoms of a broken toe? A. The most common symptoms of a broken toe are: swelling, bruising, difficulty bearing weight, pain, and reduced range of motion. If these symptoms persist, even after you stopped wearing Skechers…
Rank this Week: 988

LoTempio Law Blog

LoTempio Law Blog

Covers patents, trademarks and copyright news. By Vincent G. LoTempio.

http://www.lotempiolaw.com/
  • Dec 16

    Pharmaceutical Patents. A Brief Overview.

    Pharmaceutical Patents. A Brief Overview.
    In today’s modern society, pharmaceutical drugs are indispensable to the health of millions world-wide. They are one of the most important inventions that mankind has ever created. They cures ailments, save lives, and enhance the…
  • Dec 16

    Pharmaceutical Patents. A Brief Overview.

    Pharmaceutical Patents. A Brief Overview.
    In today’s modern society, pharmaceutical drugs are indispensable to the health of millions world-wide. They are one of the most important inventions that mankind has ever created. They cures ailments, save lives, and enhance the…
  • Dec 9

    Interview with Patent Counsel for Estee Lauder: Idris McKelvey

    Interview with Patent Counsel for Estee Lauder: Idris McKelvey
    This week, I had the chance to talk with Idris McKelvey, patent counsel for the Estee Lauder company and a dedicated attorney to the Aveda brand. Idris gave me some insight into what he does for the Estee Lauder company and some of his…
Rank this Week: 611

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, injuries and product liability news. By Dué Guidry Piedrahita Andrews L.C.

http://www.louisianainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 23

    Pedestrian Awareness Urged After Baton Rouge Fatality

    Pedestrian Awareness Urged After Baton Rouge Fatality
    Pedestrian awareness urged by Louisiana State Police after Baton Rouge fatality: Precautions such as wearing reflective materials, avoiding distractions, and walking a safe distance from travel lanes while facing oncoming traffic could help…
  • May 23

    Pedestrian Awareness Urged After Baton Rouge Fatality

    Pedestrian Awareness Urged After Baton Rouge Fatality
    Pedestrian awareness urged by Louisiana State Police after Baton Rouge fatality: Precautions such as wearing reflective materials, avoiding distractions, and walking a safe distance from travel lanes while facing oncoming traffic could help…
  • May 23

    Pedestrian Awareness Urged After Baton Rouge Fatality

    Pedestrian Awareness Urged After Baton Rouge Fatality
    Pedestrian awareness urged by Louisiana State Police after Baton Rouge fatality: Precautions such as wearing reflective materials, avoiding distractions, and walking a safe distance from travel lanes while facing oncoming traffic could help…
Rank this Week: 999