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Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

Announces programs hosted by the Law Library of Congress, including legal film series, speaker series, and recognition events.

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
Rank this Week: 596

Law Library of Congress: Research…

Law Library of Congress: Research Reports

Legal commentary and recommended resources on issues and events with legal significance from the Law Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/current-topics.php
  • Jul 20

    Legal Research Reports: Regulation of Campaign Finance and Free Advertising

    Legal Research Reports: Regulation of Campaign Finance and Free Advertising
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present the report, Regulation of Campaign Finance and Free Advertising.  This report discusses the regulation of campaign financing and spending in national elections and the availability of…
  • Jul 13

    Legal Research Reports: Training Related to Combating Human Trafficking

    Legal Research Reports: Training Related to Combating Human Trafficking
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present the report, Training Related to Combating Human Trafficking. This chart covers extradition rules for citizens in 157 jurisdictions. Note that many countries will not extradite anyone for…
  • Jul 6

    Legal Research Reports: Veterans' Benefits for Noncitizen

    Legal Research Reports: Veterans' Benefits for Noncitizen
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present the report, Veterans' Benefits for Noncitizens.  This report provides information on the law on veterans’ benefits for noncitizens in France and Israel. France’s…
Rank this Week: 810

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

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

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 727

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy…

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy and Enviro Law

Provides legal information of interest to landowners in the areas of agriculture law, energy law and environmental law. By John Goudy.

http://landownerlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 545

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart…

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart Blog

Covers divorce and family law.

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/Legal-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 7

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona
    Child support is usually paid by the noncustodial parent. If parents share custody after divorce, the court usually chooses the parent with the larger income to pay child support. Child support agreements differ from case to case and depend…
  • Jun 30

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?
    Standardized field sobriety tests or "SFSTs" are used by law enforcement to ascertain whether a driver is intoxicated. All law enforcement agencies throughout the nation have to abide by the same standard of field sobriety testing set by the…
  • Feb 11

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law
    In the state of Arizona, there are three major drunk driving statutes: Title 28-1381 – Driving Under the Influence Title 28-1382 – Extreme / Super Extreme DUI Title 28-1383 – Aggravated Driving Under the Influence Title…
Rank this Week: 492

Law People

Law People

Covers associate development, coaching, culture, management, mentoring and succession. By Ronda Muir.

http://www.lawpeopleblog.com/
  • May 31

    The Equine Approach to Emotional intelligence

    The Equine Approach to Emotional intelligence
    Linda Kohanov is one of the pioneers in the area of building emotional intelligence skills through human/equine interaction. Based on the theories she discusses in her numerous bestsellers, her organization Eponaquest offers…
  • Apr 21

    Outsmarting Artificial Intelligence Part 3

    Outsmarting Artificial Intelligence Part 3
    So we realize the depth and breadth of the competition that artificially intelligent technology can pose to our traditional legal practices. We are, after all, not able to access as many sources and certainly not as fast and perhaps not as…
  • Apr 10

    Outsmarting Artificial Intelligence Part 2

    Outsmarting Artificial Intelligence Part 2
    Sure, as we were saying, we lawyers could use some extra computing capacity, but isn’t there something unique about dispensing legal services that makes our positions secure from the onslaught of robots with artificial intelligence? For…
Rank this Week: 907

Law Practice Tips Blog

Law Practice Tips Blog

Covers law practice management, the Internet and technology. By Jim Calloway.

http://jimcalloway.typepad.com/lawpracticetips/
  • Jul 17

    If you only had a short time to live, would one last conference call be your highest priority? NYT: The Lawyer, The Addict

    If you only had a short time to live, would one last conference call be your highest priority? NYT: The Lawyer, The Addict
    A feature in the New York Times this weekend, The Lawyer, the Addict, is a compelling read, made so in large part by the writer's viewpoint from outside of the profession. Those of us in the profession have repeatedly heard...
  • Jul 11

    Personal property inventory by smart phone and email

    Personal property inventory by smart phone and email
    Today’s law practice tip was inspired by Norman, Oklahoma master police officer Paul Evans and his observations from an article in The Norman Transcript. Some may not consider this a law office management tip, but if you’ve ever…
  • Jun 30

    Improving Access to Justice

    Improving Access to Justice
    Access to justice availability is a significant problem today. At least that’s the belief of every organization that has studied the issue. The fact that this problem appears to be growing is a challenge for society. The legal…
Rank this Week: 397

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Jul 24

    ALWD Intro and Bar Exam Encouragement

    ALWD Intro and Bar Exam Encouragement
    This last week, I attended and participated in a diversity and inclusion conference hosted by the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The three-day conference was engaging and timely. And it included a…
  • Jul 19

    Survivor Advice: Words from Successful Bar Taker

    Survivor Advice: Words from Successful Bar Taker
    Yearly, I ask former students who successfully passed the bar exam to share last minute advice with bar exam studiers gearing-up to sit for the bar exam. I look to individuals who have recently successfully passed the bar exam because...
  • Jul 18

    ILTL Cultural Competency Takeaways, 2 of 2

    ILTL Cultural Competency Takeaways, 2 of 2
    This blog post is the second in a two-part series detailing my takeaways from the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning’s “Teaching Cultural Competency and Other Professional Skills” conference which was held in Little Rock, Arkansas…
Rank this Week: 652

Law School Innovation

Law School Innovation

Covers teaching, curriculum, and classroom technology. Edited by Professors Douglas A. Berman, Anupam Chander, Gene Koo and Mark W. Osler.

http://lsi.typepad.com/lsi/
  • Sep 3

    "Tech skills are the key to law students’ future employment ..."

    "Tech skills are the key to law students’ future employment ..."
    Though I have not blogged in this space for a very long time, my own long history here of discussing how I think technologies should be at the center of law school innovation prompted me to want to blog about...
  • Oct 20

    Unkind Cuts: Shrinking the law school budget

    Unkind Cuts: Shrinking the law school budget
    Legal education is under strain: Fewer people are applying to law school, and those who apply are less qualified. One result of this dynamic is that law schools are admitting fewer students, in order to keep qualifications up, but that...
  • Sep 19

    Mentoring-- innovative, practical, and achievable

    Mentoring-- innovative, practical, and achievable
    One of the things we do well here at St. Thomas is establish mentor relationships for our students with lawyers in the community-- every student has a mentor. Neil Hamilton and Verna Monson have done some significant and important work...
Rank this Week: 849

Law Shucks

Law Shucks

A self-deprecating look at life in and after BigLaw

http://lawshucks.com
  • May 29

    Wrapping Up Dewey

    Wrapping Up Dewey
    Forgive any unintended offense, but as we think about the untimely demise of Dewey & LeBoeuf, we can’t help but think of the 1985 comedic triumph Fletch.
  • May 29

    Wrapping Up Dewey

    Wrapping Up Dewey
    Forgive any unintended offense, but as we think about the untimely demise of Dewey & LeBoeuf, we can’t help but think of the 1985 comedic triumph Fletch. Dr. Joseph Dolan: You know, it’s a shame about [Dewey & LeBoeuf].…
  • May 4

    Get on the Mic, My Man

    Get on the Mic, My Man
    Sorry about the formatting.
Rank this Week: 754

Law, Politics & Culture

Law, Politics & Culture

Covers social science approaches to law and legal institutions, legal doctrine and legal policy implementation, and profession issues for academics. By Professors Jeff Yates and Andrew Whitford.

http://lawandcourts.com/
  • Apr 23

    Josh Zingher on social group membership and the evolution of political partie

    Josh Zingher on social group membership and the evolution of political partie
    Josh Zingher has posted his paper “An Analysis of the Changing Social Bases of American Political Parties: 1952-2008″ on SSRN. Josh is is a Doctoral Candidate in Political Science at Binghamton University.  His research…
  • Jan 2

    Binge-watching with Obama

    Binge-watching with Obama
    From Margaret Carlson at Bloomberg View: Obama hearted “Cards” just a few weeks ago when he took aside Netflix Inc. Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings at a White House meeting of technology gurus to discuss problems with…
  • Dec 23

    Do Policy Messengers Matter?

    Do Policy Messengers Matter?
    If you download this paper, it will change your life — I mean, it will if you believe in the whole ‘Butterfly Effect’ phenomenon …. My co-author, Scott Boddery, recently posted our paper “Do Policy Messengers…
Rank this Week: 577

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Covers emerging legal issues in IP, technology, commerce, and the arts. From the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.

http://wjlta.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 13

    EU Antitrust Policy: Favoring Innovation over the Googles’ of the World

    EU Antitrust Policy: Favoring Innovation over the Googles’ of the World
    By Amela Zukic As many of us have heard, the European Commission recently slapped Google with a 2.7-billon dollar antitrust fine for allegedly favoring its own comparison-shopping service, an illegal practice in the EU. Google now has 90 days…
  • Jul 11

    Spotify Proposes $43 Million Settlement Class Action Lawsuit for Unlawful Distribution of Copyrighted Music

    Spotify Proposes $43 Million Settlement Class Action Lawsuit for Unlawful Distribution of Copyrighted Music
    By: Adam Roberts Popular music streaming service Spotify has agreed to pay $43.45 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought by a collection of songwriters and music copyright holders.  The class plaintiffs allege that Spotify…
  • Jul 6

    Texting Too Far

    Texting Too Far
    By Ari Robbins On Friday, June 16th, a Massachusetts Juvenile Court Judge found twenty-year old Michelle Carter guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of Conrad Roy III. Carter was found guilty of recklessly causing Roy III’s death.…
Rank this Week: 899

LawBiz Blog

LawBiz Blog

Covers buying and selling a practice, law firm management and legal marketing. By Ed Poll.

http://www.lawbizblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    When Will Sunday Sales Come?

    When Will Sunday Sales Come?
    When will Sunday sales come? Perhaps they’re here, with “garage sales.” But I suspect “Sunday” laws prevent this day from becoming a national trend. Besides that, there is “Black Friday.” “Small…
  • Dec 8

    When Will Sunday Sales Come?

    When Will Sunday Sales Come?
    When will Sunday sales come? Perhaps they’re here, with “garage sales.” But I suspect “Sunday” laws prevent this day from becoming a national trend. Besides that, there is “Black Friday.” “Small…
  • Jun 25

    Health Insurance – Supreme Court

    Health Insurance – Supreme Court
    By a 6-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court validated the health insurance concept and Congressional intent to cover millions of people not previously covered. It’s fascinating, if not tragic, how politics continues to rule court decisions…
Rank this Week: 708

LawBiz Blog - Audio Podcasts

LawBiz Blog - Audio Podcasts

Law practice information and interviews with experts. By Ed Poll.

http://www.lawbizblog.com/articles/audio-podcasts/
  • Jun 11

    Ed Interviews Pactsafe Founder, Brian Power

    Ed Interviews Pactsafe Founder, Brian Power
    Today’s interview is with Brett Burney, Technology Consultant and Chair of the 2015 ABA Chicago TechShow from April 16-18.Rule 1.1 of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct has been modified to include familiarity Brian Powers is CEO…
  • Feb 17

    Interview with Brett Burney, Technology Consultant and Chair of the 2015 ABA Chicago TechShow

    Interview with Brett Burney, Technology Consultant and Chair of the 2015 ABA Chicago TechShow
    Today’s interview is with Brett Burney, Technology Consultant and Chair of the 2015 ABA Chicago TechShow from April 16-18.Rule 1.1 of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct has been modified to include familiarity with technology as…
  • Oct 7

    Speak and Write for Succe

    Speak and Write for Succe
    Gary Kinder, founder and CEO of WordRake® writes the following: “…Each of us has three vocabularies: our reading or comprehension vocabulary – by far the largest; our writing vocabulary – in the middle; and our…
Rank this Week: 705

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jul 21

    Zealous Advocacy or Abuse of Process?

    Zealous Advocacy or Abuse of Process?
    This week two Vancouver lawyers were excoriated by a Supreme Court Justice because of the tactics they employed in a case involving the proposed adoption of a young Metis child, referred to as SS. (A.S. v. British Columbia (Director Of Child,…
  • Jul 14

    Couple Convicted of Satanic Child Abuse Freed From Prison and Declared Innocent

    Couple Convicted of Satanic Child Abuse Freed From Prison and Declared Innocent
    You may recall the hysteria in the 80’s and early 90’s when an organized network of daycares were alleged to be involved in satanic ritual child abuse of youngsters in their care, the most infamous being the McMartin preschool…
  • May 28

    5 of the Dirtiest Divorce Trick

    5 of the Dirtiest Divorce Trick
    Some divorcing spouses treat each other deplorably. In these sad cases, it is actually hard to believe they were once in love. Candor and kindness are replaced by artifice and cruelty. Divorce lawyers are well aware of the grab bag of dirty…
Rank this Week: 685

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Jared Kushner met behind closed doors with the Senate Intelligence Committee today, answering questions about his interactions with Russian officials, The Washington Post reports. In both his brief statement following the meeting and in his…
  • Jul 24

    The Week That Will Be

    The Week That Will Be
    Event Announcements (More details on the Events Calendar)   Tuesday, July 25 at 10:00am. The House Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on the Authorization for the Use of Military Force and Current Terrorist Threats. Michael…
  • Jul 24

    A "Beleaguered" Justice Department Under the Trump Presidency

    A "Beleaguered" Justice Department Under the Trump Presidency
    When President Trump fired Jim Comey, a number of commentators likened the sensational development to the Saturday Night Massacre. The comparison seemed fair enough: a president in each case directed the firing of the senior law enforcement…
Rank this Week: 65

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Jul 18

    Third Circuit on Hostile Work Environment (Is one "n-word" enough?)

    Third Circuit on Hostile Work Environment (Is one "n-word" enough?)
    Last week, the Third Circuit issued a precedential opinion in Castleberry v. STI Group. It's an interesting opinion, on appeal from a dismissal at the pleadings stage, on the legal standard for hostile work environment claims.One issue is…
  • Jul 7

    PA Supreme Court: Terminated employees do not have the right to view personnel file

    PA Supreme Court: Terminated employees do not have the right to view personnel file
    Under Pennsylvania's Personnel Files Act:An employer shall, at reasonable times, upon request of an employee, permit that employee or an agent designated by the employee to inspect his or her own personnel files used to determine his or her…
  • Jul 6

    DOL finally states its position in overtime regulation litigation

    DOL finally states its position in overtime regulation litigation
    Welp, we finally have the long-awaited reply brief from the Department of Labor in the overtime regulation litigation (HT: Wage & Hour Litigation Blog). What's their position?The Department has decided not to advocate for the specific…
Rank this Week: 609

LawPundit

LawPundit

Covers law, information technology, intellectual property and new media. By Andis Kaulins.

http://lawpunditblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 271

Lawsuit Information Center Blog

Lawsuit Information Center Blog

Covers auto and truck accident, medical malpractice and products liability issues. By the Law Offices of Miller and Zois, LLC.

http://www.accidentinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 12

    Pitocin Birth Injury Lawsuit

    Pitocin Birth Injury Lawsuit
    Pitocin and Syntocinon are commonly brand names for the drug Oxytocin, a synthetic hormone used to help start or expedite childbirth.  This intervenous drug increases the intercellular concentrations of calcium in the middle layer of the…
  • Apr 12

    Pitocin Birth Injury Lawsuit

    Pitocin Birth Injury Lawsuit
    Pitocin and Syntocinon are commonly brand names for the drug Oxytocin, a synthetic hormone used to help start or expedite childbirth.  This intervenous drug increases the intercellular concentrations of calcium in the middle layer of the…
  • Jan 23

    GEICO Verdicts and Settlements in Oregon in 2016

    GEICO Verdicts and Settlements in Oregon in 2016
    Below is a list of GEICO settlements and verdicts in Oregon in 2016. Oregon: $120,000 Verdict. An adult female is driving in the left lane of a three-lane, one-way road when she is struck by a vehicle attempting to make a left turn from the…
Rank this Week: 678

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Presents news and decisions on German criminal law. By Dr. Bottner.

http://www.anwalt-strafverteidiger.de/
Rank this Week: 572

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Jul 21

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term
    The Supreme Court ended its term on Monday, June 27, 2017. Decisions were handed down in a variety of cases including cases involving big corporations, church and state, voting rights, and most notably, the controversial travel ban, put forth…
  • Jul 7

    The Legal Rights of Animal

    The Legal Rights of Animal
    There is a great fight over the release of two chimpanzees, Tommy the chimpanzee, caged in a warehouse in Gloversville, New York, and Kiko, caged in a storefront at the Primary Sanctuary in Niagara Falls, New York. In a recent legal ruling by…
  • Jun 23

    Bill Cosby Mistrial

    Bill Cosby Mistrial
    Comedian, actor, and America’s TV dad  Bill Cosby has been on trial for the sexual assault of Andrea Constand. Ms. Constand accused Cosby of sexually assaulting her and drugging her in 2004 at Cosby’s Philadelphia mansion.…
Rank this Week: 125

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

Covers law practice management, marketing, technology and legal careers.

http://lawyerist.com
  • Jul 24

    Solo Tech, Philando Castile, and a Hip-Hop Mogul

    Solo Tech, Philando Castile, and a Hip-Hop Mogul
    Three podcasts we're listening to this week: New Solo, 74 Seconds, and Mogul: The Life and Death of Chris Lighty Solo Tech, Philando Castile, and a Hip-Hop Mogul was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
  • Jul 23

    The Bar Exam: Tips for Exam Day Succe

    The Bar Exam: Tips for Exam Day Succe
    Here are some tips to help you get through your bar exam. The Bar Exam: Tips for Exam Day Success was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
  • Jul 21

    How Lawyers Work: Scott Bassett, Virtual Lawyer and Tech Enthusiast

    How Lawyers Work: Scott Bassett, Virtual Lawyer and Tech Enthusiast
    n this week's edition of How Lawyers Work, we talked to Scott Bassett, a lawyer, professor, musician, and tech enthusiast. How Lawyers Work: Scott Bassett, Virtual Lawyer and Tech Enthusiast was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
Rank this Week: 120

LawyerSuccess.com Blog

LawyerSuccess.com Blog

Provides law firm marketing tips, articles and news.

http://lawyersuccess.com/blog/
  • Jun 9

    7 Online Law Firm Marketing Trends for 2014

    7 Online Law Firm Marketing Trends for 2014
    According to Forbes Online, there are 7 Online Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2014. Jaysen Myers, the contributing author, gives his view of these trends, but we will take a different spin here in this article. Content marketing will be…
  • May 10

    Law Firm Content Marketing Strategy And Hierarchy

    Law Firm Content Marketing Strategy And Hierarchy
    Content marketing is a relatively new term that continues to gain a more cohesive definition by the day. Marketing the content on a blog is a job within itself. Those that attempt to market and write their own blogs often fall short as there…
  • Apr 15

    5 Law Firm Best Practices For Facebook That Can Increase Page Activity

    5 Law Firm Best Practices For Facebook That Can Increase Page Activity
    Facebook, as a platform, loves activity, and they provide you with real estate when you establish your page. There are elements of the page that you can control. Learning to maximize these elements and make the most of the real estate can…
Rank this Week: 952

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    Offre d'emploi

    Offre d'emploi
    Ingénieur brevet généraliste Spécialité Mécanique/ Electronique Région de Genève, Grenoble ou Paris  Pour sa 10ème année, le groupe renforce encore son équipe…
  • Jul 19

    J13/14 : divisionnaire déposée dans une autre langue que celle de la demande parente

    J13/14 : divisionnaire déposée dans une autre langue que celle de la demande parente
    Pour cette décision, la Chambre juridique propose le résumé suivant: 1.   Aux fins de l'article 76(1), première phrase, et de la règle 36(2) première phrase CBE, une demande divisionnaire d'une…
  • Jul 16

    Préparation à l'EQE 2018

    Préparation à l'EQE 2018
    CEIPI Pour la préparation à l’Examen Européen de Qualification (EEQ) 2018, le CEIPI dispense une gamme complète de formations de haut niveau s’appuyant sur du matériel…
Rank this Week: 615

Leadership for Lawyers

Leadership for Lawyers

Covers client service, creativity, leadership, marketing, operations and research. By Mark Beese.

http://leadershipforlawyers.typepad.com/leadership_for_lawyers/
  • Mar 23

    Signs of the time

    Signs of the time
    A few interesting notes: The ACC GC Survey confirms that in-house legal departments continue to expand internally. 83% hired new lawyers when they needed staff. 64% created new positions last year. One GC I met last year said it is...
  • Mar 23

    Building Insight

    Building Insight
    Great article on "Reading a Room" and building insight for leaders.
  • Mar 23

    Growth is Dead e-book

    Growth is Dead e-book
    If you missed reading Bruce MacEwen's posts about the post-recession legal economy, you can either scroll through his blog or read it as an e-book (which is what I did, so I could read it on a plane on the...
Rank this Week: 902

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Jul 24

    Distracted Driving Guide

    Distracted Driving Guide
    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that 9% of all 15 to 19 years old involved in fatal crashes were reported as distracted at the time of the crashes. With that in mind Bookmark analysts have created a free guide to raise…
  • Jul 24

    Workplace Woes: What to Do If You’re Injured on the Job

    Workplace Woes: What to Do If You’re Injured on the Job
    It’s scary to think about being injured on the job, but it’s a reality that you need to be aware of. While following proper safety regulations and not being distracted are key to avoiding workplace injuries, you need to know what…
  • Jul 21

    Friday Fun — 5 Surprising Things That Can Land You in Court

    Friday Fun — 5 Surprising Things That Can Land You in Court
    A lot of people do not realize that municipalities function to bring in money for their municipality, so they tend to nitpick. Some of the nitpicking done is the average kind of things like issuing a speeding ticket for going a couple miles…
Rank this Week: 779

Legal Andrew

Legal Andrew

Law practice and law school tips and information. From Andrew Flusche.

http://www.legalandrew.com
  • May 7

    Avoid Losing your Health Insurance Coverage after Divorce

    Avoid Losing your Health Insurance Coverage after Divorce
    Guest post by Scott Morgan Going through a divorce can be a very traumatic experience. You feel like your world is collapsing, so it is hard to think clearly. It is important that you do not lose your health insurance coverage. You never know…
  • Dec 26

    Why I Use Ruby as my Virtual Receptionist

    Why I Use Ruby as my Virtual Receptionist
    I’ve written about Ruby Receptionist quite a bit. They handle the overflow calls for my law firm. Some people might say that voicemail is good enough for their business. But here’s why I pay Ruby instead of letting calls go to voicemail:…
  • Oct 9

    Lawyer Pokes the Bear Over Disclaimer

    Lawyer Pokes the Bear Over Disclaimer
    Richmond lawyer Horace Hunter is fighting the Virginia State Bar on the issue of website disclaimers. Unfortunately, I’ll bet he’s going to lose. (Thanks to Carolyn Elefant for pointing the story out!) According to a Washington Post…
Rank this Week: 627

Legal Antics

Legal Antics

Chronicles legal humor. By Nicole Black.

http://nylawblog.typepad.com/legalantics/
Rank this Week: 991

Legal Blog

Legal Blog

Covers personal injury, trucking acident and product liability law. By Brett A. Burlison.

http://www.burlisonlaw.com/category/blog/
  • May 10

    Walk For Brain Injury In San Francisco

    Walk For Brain Injury In San Francisco
    The Brain Injury Association of California is holding its ninth (9th) annual walk for brain injury in San Francisco and other locations this Summer. The walk is a great opportunity to raise awareness of an injury and disease that impacts…
  • May 6

    Playgrounds And Traumatic Brain Injury

    Playgrounds And Traumatic Brain Injury
    A new study from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control has found the incidence of tribes to the ER due to traumatic brain injury among children under 14 increased significantly from 2005 to 2013. Researchers theorized that the…
  • Aug 13

    Injury Victims Using Exoskeleton

    Injury Victims Using Exoskeleton
    We have written previously about robotics and exoskeletons helping injury victims. But the importance of this technology cannot be overstated. So when we came across a product like ReWalk Robotics we felt that we really needed to share…
Rank this Week: 433

Legal Blog Watch

Legal Blog Watch

Covers the legal community's daily buzz. From Law.com & Carolyn Elefant & Robert Ambrogi.

http://legalblogwatch.typepad.com/legal_blog_watch/
  • Jun 25

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge
    The legal blogosphere is taking note of an amusing new guide to legal writing, courtesy of Senior U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Kopf and his entertaining blog, Hercules and the Umpire. (Hat tip: Lawyerist) Kopf, who joined the short…
  • Jun 19

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man
    The Pioneer Press (via ABA Journal) has the story of a Minnesota man who was sentenced to probation this week after pleading guilty to making a terroristic threat against a police officer -- a threat that took the unusual form of a tattoo of…
  • Jun 12

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has revived a lawsuit by an Oklahoma man who objects to the image of a Native American sculpture on the state's license plates because its message conflicts with his Christian beliefs. The…
Rank this Week: 57

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Jul 11

    Legal project management and business development (Part 2 of 2)

    Legal project management and business development (Part 2 of 2)
    By Jim Hassett and Jonathan Groner Stuart J.T. Dodds is director of global pricing and LPM at Baker McKenzie, one of the largest law firms in the world, with over 4,500 lawyers and 77 offices in 47 countries. Dodds is...
  • Jun 27

    Legal project management and business development (Part 1 of 2)

    Legal project management and business development (Part 1 of 2)
    By Jim Hassett and Jonathan Groner The best way to develop new business is to give clients what they want. And the data on what legal clients want is crystal clear. In its most recent Chief Legal Officers Survey, Altman...
  • Jun 13

    New research on how to improve legal efficiency, and much more

    New research on how to improve legal efficiency, and much more
    According to Altman Weil’s recently released 2017 Law Firms in Transition (LFiT) survey the top two trends that are transforming the legal profession are “More price competition” (95% of the 386 managing partners and chairs…
Rank this Week: 643

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

Articles and comments by attorneys and legal scholars, and related legal news. From Michael Ginsborg.

http://prop8legalcommentary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Farewell

    Farewell
    In May, I decided that I would need a hiatus to prepare an article on a subject unrelated to this site. I have just completed my forthcoming article for law librarians, "Ending Our Conflicts of Interest to Protect Consumers of Legal…
  • May 22

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging
    I regret that, for at least several weeks, I will lack time to update this site on a regular basis. I face two challenges. First, I expect to publish an article on a subject I have been thinking about for 20 years.
  • May 15

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
Rank this Week: 578

Legal Costs Blog

Legal Costs Blog

Covers English legal costs law. By Gibbs Wyatt Stone.

http://www.gwslaw.co.uk/blog/
  • Jul 10

    Late filing of costs budget

    Late filing of costs budget
    In Azure East Midlands v Manchester Airport Group Property Developments Ltd [2014] EWHC 1644 (TCC), a pre-Denton decision, it was held that a delay of two days in filing costs budgets in the context of a time frame of seven days was…
  • Jul 6

    Impact of Jackson extension of fixed fee

    Impact of Jackson extension of fixed fee
    The current prediction is that Lord Justice Jackson will recommend fixed fees are extended to all claims with a value of less than £100,000.  If this is true, and subsequently introduced, there are two obvious issues to comment on:…
  • Jun 29

    Offshoring costs drafting work

    Offshoring costs drafting work
    An interesting recent blog post from Kerry Underwood discusses offshoring legal work. He admits to a direct interest in this issue as Underwoods Solicitors offshore some of their work through their South African office and other firms have…
Rank this Week: 976

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

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

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Jun 30

    The Reading List (2017, No. 22): The "Not Precedent Opinions Can Be Interesting" Edition

    The Reading List (2017, No. 22): The "Not Precedent Opinions Can Be Interesting" Edition
    Non-Compete and Trade Secrets News for the week ended June 30, 2017***LinkedIn "Solicitations"From the Appellate Court of Illinois this week, we got treated to a non-precedential Rule 23 order that addresses a fertile area of non-compete…
  • Jun 21

    North Carolina's Odd Rule on Appealing Injunction

    North Carolina's Odd Rule on Appealing Injunction
    Lawyers deal with rules that are substantive and procedural.For the most part, substantive rules - those governing the merits of a claim - contain some flexibility. That is particularly true in non-compete cases, where the flexibility is a…
  • Jun 16

    The Return of the Fourth Justice: My Concurring Opinion in BHB Investment Holdings v. Ogg

    The Return of the Fourth Justice: My Concurring Opinion in BHB Investment Holdings v. Ogg
    My dear readers may not realize that, despite not being a Michigan attorney, I recently sat as the Fourth Justice on the Court of Appeals of Michigan for the case of BHB Investment Holdings, LLC v. Ogg, or as it should be known for…
Rank this Week: 762

Legal Ease Blog

Legal Ease Blog

Covers clients development and law practice management. By Allison Shields.

http://legalease.blogs.com/legal_ease_blog/
  • Jul 12

    5 Ways You Can Ease the Burden of Your Law School Debt

    5 Ways You Can Ease the Burden of Your Law School Debt
    This is a guest post by Andrew Josuweit, the CEO of Student Loan Hero, a company that combines easy-to-use tools with financial education to help millions of Americans living with student loan debt. All opinions and information contained in…
  • Jun 23

    Client is Questioning a Legal Bill - Can This Relationship Be Saved?

    Client is Questioning a Legal Bill - Can This Relationship Be Saved?
    When a client begins questioning your bills, is it the beginning of the end of the client relationship? A lawyer recently told me, “If the client is questioning my bills, it means the client doesn’t trust me, and the…
  • Jun 6

    The First Two Rules of Marketing: Know Your Purpose and Your Audience

    The First Two Rules of Marketing: Know Your Purpose and Your Audience
    Marketing Basics: Who's Your Audience? Two of the most basic rules of marketing are: (1) know your purpose and (2) know your audience. But as basic as these rules are, they are violated surprisingly frequently. Take, for example, the…
Rank this Week: 910

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/
  • Jul 23

    Stealing Is Stealing, Even in the Name of Art

    Stealing Is Stealing, Even in the Name of Art
    [Cross-posted from The Faculty Lounge] It is almost impossible to imagine, but an Israeli art student made six trips to Auschwitz for the purpose of stealing artifacts, which she then fashioned into an exhibit at one of Israel's leading…
  • Jul 12

    The Ethics of Peer Review

    The Ethics of Peer Review
    [cross-posted from The Faculty Lounge] The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) was established in the UK by academic journal editors, and it now has members around the world. Among other activities, COPE publishes an extensive set of…
  • Jul 3

    Questions about Prof. Michael Sharpe's "St Cross Special Ethics Seminar" at Oxford University

    Questions about Prof. Michael Sharpe's "St Cross Special Ethics Seminar" at Oxford University
    I have a guest post today at the Virology Blog about Dr. Michael Sharpe's recent presentation on ethics, ME/CFS, and "the future of science," which I have copied in full below: On 1 June 2017, Professor Michael Sharpe presented the...
Rank this Week: 38

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Jul 24

    Baby bump still a work-place bump for working mother

    Baby bump still a work-place bump for working mother
    The baby bump is still a creating a workplace bump for expectant mothers, especially those mothers leery about disclosing a pregnancy. According to the British Columbia Human Rights Clinic, operated by the Community Legal Assistance Society,…
  • Jul 24

    Legal News Roundup – July 24, 2017

    Legal News Roundup – July 24, 2017
    Canada Statistics Canada says number of police-reported pot offences down again in 2016, National Post B.C. judge to deliver verdict for two men in polygamy case, The Globe and MailDay after historic merger vote, some lament death…
  • Jul 21

    Allegations of misconduct by tax judges unfounded: CJC

    Allegations of misconduct by tax judges unfounded: CJC
    The Canadian Judicial Council has concluded that allegations of conflict of interest concerning three judges are unfounded. The allegations were part of reportage by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and related to judges’…
Rank this Week: 375

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    The Supreme Court: At a Tipping Point?

    The Supreme Court: At a Tipping Point?
    That’s the theme for this week’s morning lectures at the Chautauqua Institution.  This morning’s speaker was Linda Greenhouse, to be followed by Annette Gordon-Reed, Jeffrey Rosen, Akhil Reed Amar, and Theodore…
  • Jul 24

    Arlyck on the Courts and Foreign Affairs at the Founding

    Arlyck on the Courts and Foreign Affairs at the Founding
    Kevin Arlyck has published The Courts and Foreign Affairs at the Founding in the BYU Law Review 2017: 1-65.  From the introduction:In contrast to standard presidentialist accounts of how institutional responsibility for foreign affairs…
  • Jul 24

    Robinette and Graham on Prosser as Dean (and Fallible Human)

    Robinette and Graham on Prosser as Dean (and Fallible Human)
    Christopher J. Robinette, Widener University Commonwealth Law School, and Kyle Graham, have posted The Prosser Letters: Scholar as Dean, which is forthcoming in the Journal of Tort Law:Examining a previously unexplored trove of letters, this…
Rank this Week: 53

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: 68

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

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

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Jun 9

    F-bomb Directed At Judge Leads To Contempt Finding

    F-bomb Directed At Judge Leads To Contempt Finding
    There are many times when you just say “yes sir” or “yes ma’am” or, and especially “yes, your honor.” And even if you’re not going to be polite, it’s just not a good idea to go all the way…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 186

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: 499

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: 78

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

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

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 24

    Guest Blogger Gregory Dotson: Is Scott Pruitt Calling for an Amendment to the Clean Air Act?

    Guest Blogger Gregory Dotson: Is Scott Pruitt Calling for an Amendment to the Clean Air Act?
    Since he was confirmed to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency six months ago, Administrator Scott Pruitt has relied on three points when discussing the issue of climate change. He has cast doubt on the science by claiming it’s…
  • Jul 24

    The Case of the Missing Philanthropy

    The Case of the Missing Philanthropy
    If we learned nothing else from Trump’s disavowal of the Paris Agreement, it’s that we can’t count solely on the federal government to deal with the problem of climate change. It’s not a matter of whether we need state…
  • Jul 20

    Public Lands Watch: HR 2936

    Public Lands Watch: HR 2936
    The House Natural Resources Committee passed H.R. 2936, the “Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017,” out of committee on June 27th and the bill is now waiting in the House for debate. The bill would expedite National Environment…
Rank this Week: 249

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/
  • Jul 24

    Lawyer Spanks and Is Spanked In Return

    Lawyer Spanks and Is Spanked In Return
    The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board web page notes On July 10, 2017, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board revoked Jud Andrew Fischel’s license to practice law based on his affidavit consenting to the revocation. By tendering his…
  • Jul 24

    A Question Of Balance: Privacy Of Attorney v. Public Interest In Open Bar Proceeding

    A Question Of Balance: Privacy Of Attorney v. Public Interest In Open Bar Proceeding
    A petitioner who had filed for reinstatement in the District of Columbia and thereafter voluntarily withdrew the petition was successful in his attempt to redact portions of the hearing committee report from the public record. A hearing…
  • Jul 24

    Mortgagor Rhymes With Poor

    Mortgagor Rhymes With Poor
    The Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board has proposed the permanent disbarment of a convicted attorney In addition to being a licensed Louisiana lawyer, Respondent held a license as a mortgage originator and was a principal of Metropolitan…
Rank this Week: 60

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: 909