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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: 922

Law Practice Tips Blog

Law Practice Tips Blog

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

http://jimcalloway.typepad.com/lawpracticetips/
  • Oct 29

    Tools for Tomorrow's Lawyers CLE and Webcast

    Tools for Tomorrow's Lawyers CLE and Webcast
    What if you were asked to design a complete continuing legal education program about a very important topic where you thought you knew a fair amount about the topic? Well, here's mine - Tools for Tomorrow's Lawyers -- and you...
  • Oct 15

    Alternative Billing Comes to Main Street

    Alternative Billing Comes to Main Street
    I was very pleased to have been interviewed for the cover story of the October 2014 Illinois Bar Journal titled Alternative Billing Comes to Main Street. It is available online. Patrick Lamb of Valorem Law Group in Chicago, the author...
  • Oct 9

    Witness Preparation: Best Practices for a Successful Deposition

    Witness Preparation: Best Practices for a Successful Deposition
    Witness Preparation: Best Practices for a Successful Deposition is a really nice article by Tulsa, Oklahoma attorney Robert P. Redemann. I strongly recommend it to any lawyer, even those who might not be involved with depositions. Sometimes…
Rank this Week: 382

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/
  • Oct 30

    The Many Hats of ASP

    The Many Hats of ASP
    Due to the nature of our work and the lightning fast pace of the academic year, we are so busy that we often forget the many things that we do and various roles that we play. When asked about our...
  • Oct 29

    Prof Looking to Assemble Panel for SEALS conference

    Prof Looking to Assemble Panel for SEALS conference
    Professor Russell L. Weaver at the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law is hoping to put together a panel of Academic Success folks to attend the SEALS conference and address the topic of disabilities and support in...
  • Oct 27

    Learning by Doing

    Learning by Doing
    First year law students may be experiencing law school mid-term exams at this time of the semester. These exams bring with them stress – on the one hand – and opportunities for growth and learning – on the other hand....
Rank this Week: 662

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: 865

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: 816

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: 581

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/
  • Oct 30

    Executive Action Against Privacy Breache

    Executive Action Against Privacy Breache
    By Stephanie Olson Credit card fraud and identity theft is America’s fastest growing crime, as evidenced by recent hacks into major corporate data banks. The major data breaches at Home Depot, Target and JP Morgan Chase last year alone…
  • Oct 29

    California Sets the Bar for State Regulation of Autonomous Vehicle Testing

    California Sets the Bar for State Regulation of Autonomous Vehicle Testing
    By Brooks Lindsay Last month, a California law went into effect allowing autonomous vehicle testing on any California public road. The law, signed in May by Governor Jerry Brown, is the most important regulatory framework to date surrounding…
  • Oct 29

    California Sets the Bar for State Regulation of Autonomous Vehicle Testing

    California Sets the Bar for State Regulation of Autonomous Vehicle Testing
    By Brooks Lindsay Last month, a California law went into effect allowing autonomous vehicle testing on any California public road. The law, signed in May by Governor Jerry Brown, is the most important regulatory framework to date surrounding…
Rank this Week: 942

LawBiz Blog

LawBiz Blog

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

http://www.lawbizblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    LawBiz® Legal Pad: Selling Your Practice

    LawBiz® Legal Pad: Selling Your Practice
    Will you be one of the 400,000 lawyers retiring in the next 10 years?  Today, Ed discusses what can be done when it’s time to move on… Continue Reading
  • Oct 29

    Open letter to Fred Smith, Chmn & CEO of FedEx

    Open letter to Fred Smith, Chmn & CEO of FedEx
    A customer challenge and how to create customer ill will: I sent two framed pieces of art, one of them  a print by Salvador Dali, to my son in New York. I’m in Los Angeles. The representative at the counter of the Marina del Rey…
  • Oct 23

    LawBiz® Legal Pad: Controlling Clients’ Legal Cost

    LawBiz® Legal Pad: Controlling Clients’ Legal Cost
    Ed discusses how to estimate future costs by listing your assumptions. Most clients don’t complain about hourly rates; they complain about the totality of their legal costs.  In order to control legal costs, one help is budgets.…
Rank this Week: 726

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/
  • Feb 3

    More on Pricing Practices for Attorney

    More on Pricing Practices for Attorney
    Toby Brown, a good friend and previous speaker here at LawBiz® Podcast, is a former director of the Utah State Bar and currently the Director of Strategic Pricing & Analytics for Akin Gump, a top 50 AmLaw law firm. Toby is at the…
  • Jan 28

    QuickBooks for Attorney

    QuickBooks for Attorney
    How confident are you that your client trust account is state bar compliant? Do you have monthly financials to review that make sense to you? Are all your billable time and advanced client costs being captured? Annette Fadness provides…
  • Sep 30

    WordRake Editing Software

    WordRake Editing Software
    Gary Kinder is the Founder and Creator of WordRake Editing Software. He is also a lawyer and a New York Times bestselling author who has taught over 1,000 writing programs at the most prestigious law firms in the US. He has dedicated his…
Rank this Week: 741

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Oct 29

    When Surrogacy and Adoption Goes Wrong

    When Surrogacy and Adoption Goes Wrong
    Several months ago we read about a couple from Australia who hired a Thai surrogate so she could bear the child they always wanted. During month three of the surrogate’s pregnancy the couple were informed that the 21 year-old surrogate…
  • Oct 28

    Family Law Lies Endanger “Save China’s Tigers Charity”

    Family Law Lies Endanger “Save China’s Tigers Charity”
    Stuart Bray met his wife Li Quan in 1990 and quickly embraced her passion to save China’s tigers and to develop a breeding program to reintroduce China’s tigers back to their wild reserves. Each of them invested huge sums of…
  • Oct 22

    How Family Law Court Costs Escalate…

    How Family Law Court Costs Escalate…
    One of the main reasons the middle class is abandoning family courts in droves is because of the bank-draining costs of litigation. While it may appear straight forward to bring a claim for parenting or child support, there are a myriad of…
Rank this Week: 755

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/
  • Oct 30

    McKeon Calls on Hagel to Suspend All Detainee Transfer

    McKeon Calls on Hagel to Suspend All Detainee Transfer
    House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon (R-CA) today sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, calling for the immediate suspension of all transfers of detainees from Guantanamo. You can read the full letter here or…
  • Oct 30

    Dronestagram

    Dronestagram
    Stumbling around the internet last night, I found this gem: Dronestagram. It’s exactly what you would think; a free, user-built collection of videos and pictures shot by drones from all around the world. In this great little project you…
  • Oct 30

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    As Israeli paper Yediot Achronot noted in a headline yesterday, “Jerusalem continues to burn.” The instability wracking the disputed, holy city reached new heights yesterday with the attempted assassination by a Palestinian of a…
Rank this Week: 70

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Oct 31

    White anchor's "how come they can say it" argument still going . . . .

    White anchor's "how come they can say it" argument still going . . . .
    Burlington v. News Corp. is a great case for highlighting "reverse discrimination" claims. A white news anchor used the n-word in a meeting and got fired. Sounds reasonable, right? The problem is that he claims black employees used the same…
  • Oct 28

    PBA Formal Opinion: Ethical Obligations for Attorneys Using Social Media

    PBA Formal Opinion: Ethical Obligations for Attorneys Using Social Media
    The PBA Ethics Committee issued a formal opinion on Ethical Obligations for Attorneys Using Social Media (HT: Dan Siegel on Legal Intelligencer). The opinion is jam-packed with 18 pages of social media goodness on 10 main issues.Spoiler…
  • Oct 24

    More Transgender Discrimination as Sex Discrimination

    More Transgender Discrimination as Sex Discrimination
    Well, add another case to the growing body of law regarding whether transgender discrimination is sex discrimination. This time from the U.S. military. The U.S. Office of Special Counsel issued this Report of Prohibited Personnel Practice in…
Rank this Week: 611

LawPundit

LawPundit

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

http://lawpunditblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 298

Lawsuit Information Center

Lawsuit Information Center

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

http://www.accidentinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    What Is a Bellwether Trial?

    What Is a Bellwether Trial?
    Bellwether trials are the first trials in a mass tort case.  Cases are selected for trial that are thought to be representative of a particular issue in other cases in the class action.  While the results of the trial are not…
  • Oct 13

    What Does C.R. Bard Vaginal Mesh Deal Mean?

    What Does C.R. Bard Vaginal Mesh Deal Mean?
    The big news last week is that C.R. Bard will pay $21 million to settle 500 vaginal mesh lawsuits filed against it. Good deal for plaintiffs?  Not so much.  This comes out to a little over $40,000 a case.  Most of the women in…
  • Oct 9

    Benicar Lawsuit Upate

    Benicar Lawsuit Upate
    Benicar, prescribed to treat hypertension and high blood pressure, keeps blood vessels from narrowing and improving blood flow.  Unfortunately, for some consumers, the side-effects far outweigh the benefits.  While first…
Rank this Week: 745

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

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

http://www.anwalt-strafverteidiger.de/
  • Oct 20

    Unfallflucht: Verletzte Fingerkuppe führt zur Aufhebung des Urteil

    Unfallflucht: Verletzte Fingerkuppe führt zur Aufhebung des Urteil
    Wenn ein Unfallbeteiligter den Unfallort verlässt, um sich ärztlich versorgen zu lassen, und erst dann die Polizei informiert, kann er gem. § 142 Abs. 2 Nr. 2 StGB entschuldigt sein. Die Revision wendete sich gegen eine…
  • Oct 13

    Haftbefehl: Der dringende Tatverdacht bei Aussage gegen Aussage Haftbefehl

    Haftbefehl: Der dringende Tatverdacht bei Aussage gegen Aussage Haftbefehl
    Der Haftbefehl verlangt eine hohe Wahrscheinlichkeit der Täterschaft. Bei Aussage gegen Aussage müssen weitere Anhaltspunkte hinzutreten, um einen Haftbefehl zu begründen. Vor allem bei Sexualdelikten heißt es häufig…
  • Oct 7

    Justizministerium legt Entwurf zur Verschärfung des Sexualstrafrechts vor

    Justizministerium legt Entwurf zur Verschärfung des Sexualstrafrechts vor
    Strafen rauf, Begriff der Kinderpornografie erweitern und Posingbilder unter Strafe stellen – So stellt sich der Justizminister das neue Sexualstrafrecht vor. Das Bundesjustizministerium hat einen neuen Gesetzesentwurf in das Kabinett…
Rank this Week: 613

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/
  • Oct 17

    Wrongfully Convicted: William Dillon and His Life in Prison

    Wrongfully Convicted: William Dillon and His Life in Prison
    Imagine being 20 years old and being investigated for a murder you didn't commit. Would you know what to say or do? Failure to react correctly could cost you a lifetime in prison. Sound far-fetched? It might surprise you to learn that it…
  • Oct 3

    The Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame: Rainmakers Who Ran the Gauntlet

    The Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame: Rainmakers Who Ran the Gauntlet
    Famed legal writer John Grisham calls them Rainmakers. We've celebrated their legendary victories in cinematic works such as "A Civil Action" and "Erin Brockovich." In Hollywood, these plaintiffs attorneys are often portrayed as Davids to…
  • Sep 19

    Fighting for Fifteen: Does Increasing the Minimum Wage Help the Economy?

    Fighting for Fifteen: Does Increasing the Minimum Wage Help the Economy?
    Worker groups around the country are demonstrating for the purpose of increasing the minimum wage while experts and policy makers debate the effect of such change. Proponents say a higher minimum wage helps low-skilled workers and boosts the…
Rank this Week: 125

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

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

http://lawyerist.com
  • Oct 31

    Social Engineering May Be a Greater Threat to Client Files Than “Hackers”

    Social Engineering May Be a Greater Threat to Client Files Than “Hackers”
    After reading super-hacker Kevin Mitnick‘s book, Ghost in the Wires, about his escapades leading up to his imprisonment for hacking, what struck me was how much of his “hacking” was really social engineering. Quite often,…
  • Oct 30

    Avvo Advisor: Can You Help a Client in 15 Minutes?

    Avvo Advisor: Can You Help a Client in 15 Minutes?
    If so, Avvo Advisor might be for you. Here’s how it works for lawyers: If you’re available, Avvo notifies you via text when someone purchases a session in your state and practice area. Respond to the text to claim the session,…
  • Oct 30

    How To Serve Clients Pro Bono

    How To Serve Clients Pro Bono
    Attorneys doing pro bono work are on the decline. Here's how you can help.
Rank this Week: 114

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 30

    L'invention de la semaine

    L'invention de la semaine
    Une lectrice signale cette invention assez curieuse de la société japonaise Fuji Photo Film. Le chien 100 est un robot mobile contenant une pile à combustible 101 capable de transformer du méthanol (stocké…
  • Oct 28

    T333/10 : application de la R.137(5) CBE

    T333/10 : application de la R.137(5) CBE
    La section de la recherche avait émis un rapport de recherche partiel, indiquant que compte tenu du défaut de nouveauté des revendications 1 et 2, quatre inventions non unitaires avaient été…
  • Oct 26

    T1266/11 : accessibilité au public d'une thèse

    T1266/11 : accessibilité au public d'une thèse
    Dans la présente affaire, l'OEB a révoqué le brevet EP1375506 dont un des inventeurs, Robert Grubbs, a reçu le Prix Nobel de chimie en 2005 pour ses travaux sur la "métathèse" en chimie…
Rank this Week: 622

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: 937

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/
  • Oct 31

    Happy Halloween!

    Happy Halloween!
    Today is my annual Happy Halloween and Happy Birthday To Me message. Happy Birthday also to my friends who share this birthday, such as Martha, Melissa, Marissa, Haidar, and Lisa. Stay safe out there.
  • Oct 30

    Succeed in Court: How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim

    Succeed in Court: How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim
    Though an attorney will act as your advocate and do everything possible to help you win your personal injury claim, there are steps that you can take that will help your case succeed. It may seem common sense that you should receive payment…
  • Oct 29

    Injury Induced By Robotic Surgery Increases With Advertising

    Injury Induced By Robotic Surgery Increases With Advertising
    Bloomberg News reports surgeries performed by robots are increasing, “fueled by aggressive marketing by doctors, hospitals and Intuitive Surgical Inc.,” the $1.5 million robot’s manufacturer. Advertising for the…
Rank this Week: 879

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: 819

Legal Blog

Legal Blog

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

http://www.burlisonlaw.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 29

    Risk of Concussions Reduced With Smaller Soccer Ball

    Risk of Concussions Reduced With Smaller Soccer Ball
    Athletes are at a higher than average risk for a mild traumatic brain injury or concussions due to the nature of their sports and the mechanism of these injuries. And no where is this risk more evident than in youth soccer. So when we read…
  • Sep 6

    Wills And Trusts After A Personal Injury

    Wills And Trusts After A Personal Injury
    When someone suffers a life threatening injury it’s time for them to get their affairs in order. When someone dies and their affairs are not in oder, their loved ones can be burdened by overwhelming tasks and obligations. The New York…
  • Sep 6

    Wills And Trusts After A Personal Injury

    Wills And Trusts After A Personal Injury
    When someone suffers a life threatening injury it’s time for them to get their affairs in order. When someone dies and their affairs are not in oder, their loved ones can be burdened by overwhelming tasks and obligations. The New York…
Rank this Week: 464

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: 54

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Oct 28

    Business development best practices: Follow up

    Business development best practices: Follow up
    This is one of a series of occasional posts summarizing the most important best practices from my book the Legal Business Development Quick Reference Guide which is now also available in a Kindle edition. There’s no way around it:…
  • Oct 21

    Book excerpt: What should law firms do to improve profitability and LPM? (Part 4 of 4)

    Book excerpt: What should law firms do to improve profitability and LPM? (Part 4 of 4)
    This series was adapted from my new book Client Value and Law Firm Profitability, which was published at the beginning of this month. Given all the options and competing claims about LPM, what should a firm do to get started?...
  • Oct 14

    Book excerpt: What should law firms do to improve profitability and LPM? (Part 3 of 4)

    Book excerpt: What should law firms do to improve profitability and LPM? (Part 3 of 4)
    This series was adapted from my new book Client Value and Law Firm Profitability, which was published at the beginning of this month. As law firms struggle with internal pressure to retain and improve profitability and external pressure to…
Rank this Week: 657

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: 588

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/
  • Oct 23

    Seventh Circuit Appeal Downplays Fifield Consideration Rule

    Seventh Circuit Appeal Downplays Fifield Consideration Rule
    The federal case of Instant Technology LLC v. DiFazio is somewhat of a rare breed in that the parties tried the case to the end. Most business disputes settle, frequently after an initial injunction hearing, and this generally holds true when…
  • Oct 16

    Aleynikov Strikes Out in the Third Circuit

    Aleynikov Strikes Out in the Third Circuit
    About a year ago, I wrote about Sergey Aleynikov's win against Goldman Sachs Group (at least as far as legal fees are concerned). The ex-Goldman computer programmer won an expedited summary judgment proceeding in New Jersey federal…
  • Oct 13

    My 500th Blog Post

    My 500th Blog Post
    The original title of this post was simply: "Thank you and goodbye."I have a lot of other stuff I want to do. Write law journal articles. Perhaps start another blog. Do more pro bono work. Learn how to ski. Experiment with vegan cooking.So…
Rank this Week: 809

Legal Ease Blog

Legal Ease Blog

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

http://legalease.blogs.com/legal_ease_blog/
  • Oct 30

    NY Ethics Opinions Address Technology

    NY Ethics Opinions Address Technology
    Next week I’ll be presenting at the ABA Women Rainmakers Mid-Career Workshop on “Lawyering in the Digital Age.” My presentation covers technology issues that the lawyers of today are faced with that didn’t exist 20,…
  • Oct 22

    Packing for a Conference: The Basics (for Women)

    Packing for a Conference: The Basics (for Women)
    I have been doing a fair amount of traveling in the past several years, and packing continues to be a challenge. When packing for my most recent business conference two weeks ago, I decided I needed to come up with...
  • Oct 16

    Sale of a Law Practice: ABA Opinion Clarifies Rule

    Sale of a Law Practice: ABA Opinion Clarifies Rule
    On October 8, 2014, the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility issued Formal Opinion 468, Facilitating the Sale of a Law Practice. The opinion discusses ABA Model Rule 1.17, which requires in…
Rank this Week: 934

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/
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/
  • Oct 31

    News Roundup - October 31, 2014

    News Roundup - October 31, 2014
    CanadaGraduates of TWU’s law school voted against being given accreditation not allowing them to practise in B.C., The ProvinceRCMP investigating former premier Alison Redford for inappropriately using tax-payer funds, Calgary HeraldSCC…
  • Oct 31

    B.C. lawyers say no to TWU law school

    B.C. lawyers say no to TWU law school
    In an unprecedented binding referendum of the Law Society of British Columbia members, 74 per cent voted for a resolution that would deny Trinity Western University law school graduates accreditation to practise in the province.The referendum…
  • Oct 30

    Tributes pour in for legal legend Raynold Langloi

    Tributes pour in for legal legend Raynold Langloi
    Raynold Langlois, pre-eminent Quebec corporate counsel and founding partner at Langlois Kronström Desjardins, passed away yesterday at the age of 73.Perhaps best known for his work in the 1980s representing the federal government before…
Rank this Week: 532

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 31

    Sheley on Adultery and Sovereignty in Great Britain

    Sheley on Adultery and Sovereignty in Great Britain
    Erin L. Sheley, George Washington University Law School, has posted Adultery, Criminality, and the Myth of English Sovereignty, forthcoming in Law, Culture and the Humanities 11 (2015).  Here is the abstract:This article argues that in…
  • Oct 30

    Ernst, Cherba & Sprengelmeyer's "Wadena Rock Festival"

    Ernst, Cherba & Sprengelmeyer's "Wadena Rock Festival"
    I note the publication of The Wadena Rock Festival: From Courtrooms to Cornfields, by Daniel P. Ernst, Constance R. Cherba, and Victor V. Sprengelmeyer.  The Daniel Ernst in question is my father, a lawyer who practiced primarily in…
  • Oct 30

    Legal Discourse in Vichy France and Nazi Germany

    Legal Discourse in Vichy France and Nazi Germany
    Today!!   Hat Tip: H-Law
Rank this Week: 61

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 69

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

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

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Oct 30

    Not The Best Time To Be Involved In A Car Accident

    Not The Best Time To Be Involved In A Car Accident
    While there is never a good time to be involved in a car accident, as will be made abundantly clear, some times are definitely worse than others. As reported at nj.com: A 2002 white Mercury Mountaineer rolled over into the center grass median…
  • Oct 29

    Sure, It’s A Short Walk To Your Table. Still, “Parking” Here Was A Bad Idea.

    Sure, It’s A Short Walk To Your Table. Still, “Parking” Here Was A Bad Idea.
    At some point in your time behind the wheel, you found a great parking spot and said “Wow, we couldn’t get any closer than this!” Well, you were wrong, as this gent proved. As reported by This Is Lancashire: A driver has…
  • Oct 28

    You Won’t Believe The “Weapon” This Woman Used In This Robbery

    You Won’t Believe The “Weapon” This Woman Used In This Robbery
    A crowbar? Really? The Juice wouldn’t waste your valuable time on such an ordinary crime. Maybe a stapler, a tape measure, or a soda can? Nope. You would never, never, ever guess this woman’s weapon of choice. As reported at…
Rank this Week: 188

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: 527

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: 81

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

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

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 30

    Mono Lake at 20: Past, Present and Future

    Mono Lake at 20: Past, Present and Future
    Please join us as the UC Berkeley School of Law, with stakeholders in the Mono Lake Cases, convenes a symposium in Sacramento on November 17, 2014, to mark the 20th anniversary of the State Water Resources Control Board’s Decision 1631.…
  • Oct 29

    What Does the High Profile of Environmental Issues in this Election Mean for the Future?

    What Does the High Profile of Environmental Issues in this Election Mean for the Future?
    Environmental issues have been surprisingly visible in this campaign – nearly every Senate candidate gives them prominent attention.  The New York Times reports that they are also the third most common topic for political ads in…
  • Oct 28

    What Is An “Environmental” Lawyer?

    What Is An “Environmental” Lawyer?
    My post last week on renaming “environmental” law to “resources” law greatly peeved a number of private bar attorneys, who thought I was impugning their entire side of the practice. My post clearly played into some…
Rank this Week: 240

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/
  • Oct 31

    Affairs Of Court

    Affairs Of Court
    A circuit court judge has been censured, suspended and ordered to pay costs by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. In this judicial disciplinary proceeding, a circuit court judge admits that she had an affair with a local man...
  • Oct 31

    A Short Stay

    A Short Stay
    An attorney admitted in 2011 has had his career end with disbarment by the Nebraska Supreme Court. The attorney had accepted retainers that he used as his own but had not been earned, mishandled cases and failed to respond to...
  • Oct 31

    Local Expert Not Required For Legal Malpractice Claim

    Local Expert Not Required For Legal Malpractice Claim
    The South Dakota Supreme Court affirmed and reversed in part and remanded a trial court grant of summary judgment to the defendants in a legal malpractice case. The case involved a conflict of interest claim against a law firm that...
Rank this Week: 59

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
  • Oct 28

    New Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report on CyberCrime

    New Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report on CyberCrime
    The Congressional Research Service (CRS) earlier this month posted a new report: Cybercrime: An Overview of the Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Statute and Related Federal Criminal Laws by Charles Doyle (97-1025) From the report’s…
  • Oct 3

    World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF’s) “Living Planet Report 2014″

    World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF’s) “Living Planet Report 2014″
    The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has recently released its Living Planet Report 2014 — for the full report, please see here. Unfortunately, biodiversity on earth seems to be in worse shape than ever and is declining in both…
  • Oct 3

    Per U.S. Library of Congress, Congress.gov Is No Longer in Beta Phase

    Per U.S. Library of Congress, Congress.gov Is No Longer in Beta Phase
    Per the U.S. Library of Congress, Congress.gov — the successor to THOMAS — is no longer in its beta phase — please see the following news release: Congress.gov Officially Out of Beta From the news release, here are some new…
Rank this Week: 334

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
  • Oct 29

    International Conference on Sustainable Development—Richards Bay, South Africa

    International Conference on Sustainable Development—Richards Bay, South Africa
    The International Conference on Sustainable Development 2014 South Africa will take place Dec. 2–3, 2014, in Richards Bay, South Africa. It is jointly presented by the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Law (ICIRL)…
  • Oct 28

    American Political Science Ass’n Annual Meeting—Diversities Reconsidered—San Francisco

    American Political Science Ass’n Annual Meeting—Diversities Reconsidered—San Francisco
    The American Political Science Association (APSA) holds its annual meeting Sept. 3-6, 2015, in San Francisco. The theme is Diversities Reconsidered: Politics, and Political Science, in the 21st Century. Proposal submissions are due Dec. 15,…
  • Oct 28

    Faculty Research Fellowship—Iowa City, IA

    Faculty Research Fellowship—Iowa City, IA
    The University of Iowa Law Library invites applications for its newly created Bonfield Fellowship for a visiting researcher. Nominations are due by Feb. 1, 2015. The University of Iowa Law Library is among the three largest law school…
Rank this Week: 26

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/
  • Oct 31

    Charles on History, Myth, & Constitutional Legitimacy

    Charles on History, Myth, & Constitutional Legitimacy
    Patrick J. Charles (Government of the United States of America - Air Force) has posted History in Law, Mythmaking, and Constitutional Legitimacy (Cleveland State Law Review, Vol. 62, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Defining what…
  • Oct 31

    Loewentheil on the Implications of Hobby Lobby for State Law

    Loewentheil on the Implications of Hobby Lobby for State Law
    Kara Loewentheil (Columbia Law School) has posted Satanists, Scott Walker, & Contraception: A Partial Account of Hobby Lobby's Implications for State Law (Harvard Law & Policy Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2015, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is…
  • Oct 30

    Avi-Yonah on the International Tax Regime

    Avi-Yonah on the International Tax Regime
    Reuven S. Avi-Yonah (University of Michigan Law School) has posted A Perspective on Supra-Nationality in Tax Law on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The international tax regime is almost a hundred years old. Its basic principles were laid out…
Rank this Week: 6

Legal Underground

Legal Underground

Covers the politics of litigation. By Evan Schaeffer.

http://www.legalunderground.com/
  • Aug 29

    What You'll Find in This Weblog's Archive

    What You'll Find in This Weblog's Archive
    Here are some of the items that once appeared at the top of this weblog, but which now appear only in its archives: A simple formula for escaping the law by writing a legal thriller; An annotated federal-court decision in...
  • Jun 28

    When We Were King

    When We Were King
    I read about the boxing documentary When We Were Kings in J. Michael Lennon's recent biography of Norman Mailer, Norman Mailer: A Double Life-- Released in February 1997, the film won several awards, including the Academy Award for best…
  • Apr 28

    Feeling Nostalgic about Blog

    Feeling Nostalgic about Blog
    "I miss the old blogosphere — we’ve gained a lot, but we’ve also lost something," by Mathew Ingram at Gigaom-- Part of what was so great about those early years of blogging was how chaotic it was — a flurry...
Rank this Week: 281

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 707

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Oct 30

    Law Library of Congre

    Law Library of Congre
    Many readers of this blog have visited the Law Library of Congress (or at least its rather fabulous website). While we've all been somewhat distracted with upcoming gala celebrations of the 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta, the Law Library…
  • Oct 24

    What legal employers expect in new law graduate

    What legal employers expect in new law graduate
    Susan Wawrose of Dayton recently published a paper about what legal employers want in new law graduates. She conducted focus groups of selected Dayton-area lawyers and found that they expect new graduates to exemplify professionalism, have…
  • Oct 23

    Job Opening: Florida International University

    Job Opening: Florida International University
    Florida International University College of Law, a public law school located in Miami, Florida, seeks applicants for entry-level or lateral appointments for the position of Lecturer in Legal Skills and Values. The start date for the position…
Rank this Week: 143

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Oct 29

    The Real Criminals of Reality TV

    The Real Criminals of Reality TV
    Reality television has given instant fame to people who otherwise wouldn’t have public attention. More people tuned in to Here Comes Honey Boo Boo than the Republican National Convention of 2012. However, reality television shows that…
  • Oct 28

    Beware Drug-Laced Halloween Candy

    Beware Drug-Laced Halloween Candy
    Halloween is supposed to be scary, but not like this. Discovering that a child’s candy has been laced with drugs is a kind of fright that no one should have to experience.Related Posts:Medical Marijuana for Children with…
  • Oct 27

    Making False Claims of Ebola Is a Felony

    Making False Claims of Ebola Is a Felony
    Amidst the growing concern surrounding the deadly Ebola virus, there are some who seem to find it amusing to trick the authorities and others into believing that they are infected with the virus. However, it is hardly amusing to play on…
Rank this Week: 555

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Oct 31

    "The war on teacher tenure"

    "The war on teacher tenure"
    The neoliberal assault (orchestrated by the idle rich) is currently on public school teachers, but they will get to university teachers before long, especially if successful in the first round of the assault. (Thanks to Robert McGarvey for…
  • Oct 31

    "Religion is like a penis"

    "Religion is like a penis"
    Thanks to Pierre Brunet for the pointer to this funny item.
  • Oct 31

    Congrats to the Philosophers' Cocoon blog...

    Congrats to the Philosophers' Cocoon blog...
    ...which passed the 500,000 visitor mark last week.
Rank this Week: 34

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Oct 30

    Upgraded Judicial Candidate Voter Guide 2014

    Upgraded Judicial Candidate Voter Guide 2014
    For the 2014 general election, the New York State Unified Court System has launched an upgraded non-partisan Judicial Voter Guide at www.nycourts.gov/vote allowing users to sort and filter the list of candidates in each county. The…
  • Oct 29

    New York State Bar Association-Webcast

    New York State Bar Association-Webcast
    Meeting of the House of Delegates Webcast Live from the New York State Bar Center, Albany Saturday, November 1, 2014  Watch the NYSBA House of Delegates in action on Saturday, November 1st beginning at 9:00 a.m. by clicking  here…
  • Oct 29

    Fiscal Year Bankruptcy Filings Lowest in Seven Years | United States Court

    Fiscal Year Bankruptcy Filings Lowest in Seven Years | United States Court
    Bankruptcy cases filed in federal courts for the fiscal year 2014–the 12-month period ending September 30, 2014–totaled 963,739, down 13 percent from the 1.1 million bankruptcy filings in FY 2013, according to statistics released…
Rank this Week: 772