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Just Appease Me

Just Appease Me

An ADR blawg that discusses mediation, arbitration and other interesting cases. By Valenti Law, P.C.

http://valentilaw.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 21

    http://ow.ly/EGssa

    http://ow.ly/EGssa
    http://ow.ly/EGssaFiled under: Conflict
  • Nov 21

    Are 2016 law grads in luck? New stats sa

    Are 2016 law grads in luck? New stats sa
    Are 2016 law grads in luck? New stats say lawyer jobs will exceed graduates that year http://ow.ly/EEVeNFiled under: Conflict
  • Nov 21

    Are 2016 law grads in luck? New stats sa

    Are 2016 law grads in luck? New stats sa
    Are 2016 law grads in luck? New stats say lawyer jobs will exceed graduates that year http://ow.ly/EEUQmFiled under: Conflict
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Stockton Injury Lawyer Blog

Stockton Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers dog bites, car accidents and insurance issues in Stockton and Modesto. By Law Office of Frederick J. Sette.

http://www.stocktoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Car Accidents – Stockton Injury Lawyers share their Insight

    Car Accidents – Stockton Injury Lawyers share their Insight
    In Stockton, car accident lawyers experience first-hand, some of the crucial mistakes made by injured parties at the scene of an accident. The minutes after an accident are often charged with emotion that, our personal injury attorneys say,…
  • Oct 23

    Stockton Dog Bites present Lawyers with Challenge

    Stockton Dog Bites present Lawyers with Challenge
    In Stockton, dog bite lawyers at Sette Law know that broad knowledge of state and local laws is critical to helping victims receive just compensation for their injuries. And, it’s important to recognize that although victims have legal…
  • Oct 23

    Safety First for Bicyclists in Stockton

    Safety First for Bicyclists in Stockton
    Bicycle accident lawyers at Sette Law in Stockton look at national trends regarding safety for residents who enjoy bike riding for fun and recreation. Those statistics, according to our Stockton personal injury attorneys, show a heightened…
Rank this Week: 638

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    Print the Legend

    Print the Legend
    Those of you of a certain age know that Davy Crockett was the last defender at the Alamo to be killed, swinging his empty rifle (ol' Betsy) like a baseball bat at the hoards of Santa Ana's men who've overrun the mission-turned-fort.  Or…
  • Nov 21

    On Just Whose Ox Gets Gored

    On Just Whose Ox Gets Gored
    Give Paul Cassell credit.  He said one thing that's right.The evidence should determine the outcome in this case — not threats of violence.Beyond that, it's all hooey.The issue is Darren Wilson in Ferguson and whether he'll be…
  • Nov 18

    An Adversary System without Adversarie

    An Adversary System without Adversarie
    Some background:Ohio law says that the Ohio Supreme Court must review every death sentence on direct appeal.  A rule of the Ohio Supreme Court, a rule crafted by the Ohio Supreme Court, says that no brief can be filed after the date it…
Rank this Week: 835

Record Clearing Blog

Record Clearing Blog

Covers criminal record removal. By Higbee & Associates.

http://www.recordclearing.org/blog/
  • Nov 21

    Wrongfully Arrested, Charges Dismissed

    Wrongfully Arrested, Charges Dismissed
    I was wrongfully arrested in 2008 for an alleged terrible crime that happened in 2007, but the accusations were false and I was held in the Parrish jail in Covington, La, without bail and without trial until it was determined […] The…
  • Oct 28

    No where to turn

    No where to turn
    Hi my name is Saleema and I reside in Philadelphia. I have two children. Okay so an assault happened in 2009 and the assaulted accused me, don’t ask me why but I was not there I didn’t even see the […] The post No where to…
  • Oct 9

    Railroaded

    Railroaded
    In 1998 I got wrongfully accused of a lewd act with my son. This event was supposed to have happened 5 years prior to conviction. No real dates or times of this event were documented nor were presented in the […] The post Railroaded…
Rank this Week: 798

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Nov 21

    Chris Bourg named director of MIT Librarie

    Chris Bourg named director of MIT Librarie
    “Chris Bourg has been named as the new director of the MIT Libraries, effective in February. Provost Martin Schmidt announced her appointment today in an email to the MIT community. Bourg comes to MIT from Stanford University, where she…
  • Nov 21

    At OER conference, speakers push for academic libraries to promote adoption

    At OER conference, speakers push for academic libraries to promote adoption
    “Academic libraries can help promote the adoption of open educational resources, but ultimately the push for open content has to be about more than textbooks, advocates said this week during the Open Ed Conference. The conference, which…
  • Nov 20

    Museum Catalogues from Eight Institutions You Can Now Read Online

    Museum Catalogues from Eight Institutions You Can Now Read Online
    “I’m pleased to ­share that all the museum partners in the Getty Foundation’s Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative (OSCI) have now published their catalogues — available to all, at no charge. The initiative…
Rank this Week: 608

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Podcast: Ebola, Quarantines and the Law

    Podcast: Ebola, Quarantines and the Law
    With Ebola quarantines making headlines, what is the law? What powers do local, state and federal governments have to quarantine people who have or are suspected of having the disease? And what are the rights and protections of the…
  • Nov 21

    Friday Round-Up: Catching Up on the Week’s New

    Friday Round-Up: Catching Up on the Week’s New
    Catching up on some of the week’s news in legal technology and information: Banking law resource. On Wednesday, Bloomberg BNA announced the launch of Bloomberg Law: Banking, an all-in-one resource on legal and regulatory issues that…
  • Nov 19

    More on Law Genius: ‘Legal Footnotes on Crack’

    More on Law Genius: ‘Legal Footnotes on Crack’
    After my post Monday about Law Genius, a crowdsourcing site for posting and annotating legal documents, someone pointed me to this Betabeat piece from 2012 that provides further details on the site’s origins as Rap Genius, its…
Rank this Week: 679

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Nov 21

    Former relevant children who aren’t former relevant children

    Former relevant children who aren’t former relevant children
    This is a quick note on a quite important case concerning duties owed to young people who are over 18 and who should have been, but in fact were not, provided with accommodation under s.20, Children Act 1989 prior to their 18th birthday. You…
  • Nov 16

    Paragraph 71

    Paragraph 71
    One of life's great pleasures is watching a good film with Bill Nighy in it. One of my recent favourites is a film called Page Eight. A housing law blog isn't really the time or the place to review the film (you have the link to imdb if…
  • Nov 16

    Errors, damn errors, and statistics: Ajilore v Hackney LBC

    Errors, damn errors, and statistics: Ajilore v Hackney LBC
    With the Supreme Court set to look at priority need this December (see here), Ajilore v Hackney [2014] EWCA Civ 1273 may prove to be a brief footnote in the bloated evolution of the Pereira test. But, at least for the next four weeks, it…
Rank this Week: 811

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 726

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    Five Ways Fraudsters Trick Investor

    Five Ways Fraudsters Trick Investor
    "People fall for fraud because fraudsters are that good with special effects. It seems that real,"Michael Hendon, a representative from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.At a recent securities law summit, government representatives…
  • Nov 20

    Let Us Know - Ebola Related Scam

    Let Us Know - Ebola Related Scam
    While there have been a significant number of deaths from Ebola, the "outbreak" seemed to be largely a news story scam, at least in the United States.It is therefore hard to believe that a serious investor would even consider an investment in…
  • Nov 20

    SEC Press Release

    SEC Press Release
    India-Based Operators Charged for High-Yield Investment Scheme Using Social MediaCharges have been announced against two India-based operators of an alleged high-yield investment scheme seeking to exploit investors through pervasive social…
Rank this Week: 586

North Texas Legal News

North Texas Legal News

Covers Texas business law. By Leiza Dolghih.

http://northtexaslegalnews.com/
  • Nov 21

    Arbitration Policies and Employment Agreements – A Tricky Area

    Arbitration Policies and Employment Agreements – A Tricky Area
    Many business owners have been advised by their attorneys at some point in time to include an arbitration clause in their employment agreements or employee handbooks to make sure that any employment disputes are resolved by an arbitrator…
  • Nov 10

    Providing Reference for a Former Employee – What Can an Employer Say in Texas?

    Providing Reference for a Former Employee – What Can an Employer Say in Texas?
    Most employers at some point get a call asking for a reference for one of their former employees. For good employees such call is not a problem, but for those who were fired or let go due to performance issues, violations…
  • Nov 7

    U.S. Supreme Court Employment Cases to Follow in 2015

    U.S. Supreme Court Employment Cases to Follow in 2015
    In 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court is posed to rule on the following important employment law issues: 1. Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk - must employers compensate employees for the time spent undergoing security…
Rank this Week: 843

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Nov 21

    Focus on Think Tank Research

    Focus on Think Tank Research
    If you’re researching policy issues in say health care law or economics, then you’ll want to consider adding think tank research, data, reports and other publications to your list of research resources. Think tanks are…
  • Nov 20

    Legal Research Guide for Non-Lawyer

    Legal Research Guide for Non-Lawyer
    The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) has a great short guide for helping pro se litigants get started on their legal research. You may have seen this guide available at our research services desk. Click here to get access to the…
  • Nov 19

    Study Room

    Study Room
    With exams on the horizon, you may want to reserve a study room.  You can reserve a study room anywhere and anytime as long as you can access the internet. The reservation site can even be accessed with your smart phone through…
Rank this Week: 743

San Diego Injury Law Blog

San Diego Injury Law Blog

Covers California personal injury law, as ell as motor vehicle accident, dog bite and defective product news. By Walton Law Firm.

http://www.legalpad.com/
  • Nov 21

    Not Enough Votes to Raise Medical Malpractice Cap

    Not Enough Votes to Raise Medical Malpractice Cap
    Over the last year, we have read many news stories and seen various advertisements related to California’s medical malpractice cap. A ballot initiative, Prop. 46, aimed to raise the current cap to $1.1 million and to allow for inflation…
  • Nov 17

    Can I Afford an Ambulance After My Injury?

    Can I Afford an Ambulance After My Injury?
    Sky-High Ambulance Costs Deter Injury Victims When you have sustained an injury in a severe accident, it is important to seek immediate medical care.  Only a trained healthcare professional can assess the severity of your injuries, and…
  • Nov 7

    Spinal Cord Injury Breakthroughs: Fact or Fiction?

    Spinal Cord Injury Breakthroughs: Fact or Fiction?
    Many Californians who suffered debilitating spinal cord injuries maintain the hope that scientific innovations will result in the possibility to recover from paralysis.  But how realistic is such a cure?  According to a recent…
Rank this Week: 871

Sansone & Lauber Blog

Sansone & Lauber Blog

Covers personal injury topics.

http://www.sansonelaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 21

    Spinal Cord Injuries and Related Brain Damage

    Spinal Cord Injuries and Related Brain Damage
    As a St Louis, Missouri based personal injury law firm,  we have handled many cases involving spinal cord injuries.   Many of those spinal cord injuries are from car or truck accidents, and some are form work injuries or…
  • Nov 20

    Law Firm Supports Great Rivers Habitat Alliance

    Law Firm Supports Great Rivers Habitat Alliance
    Ben and Cynthia Sansone recently attended a joint fundraiser for the Great Rivers Habitat Alliance and Ducks Unlimited. It was an inaugural event as the two conservation groups collaborate on a far-reaching goal: protecting the Confluence…
  • Nov 12

    Medical Malpractice more Dangerous than Sharks?

    Medical Malpractice more Dangerous than Sharks?
    Popular photo entertainment website “The Chive” recently put up  a bunch of photos about “Seemingly Commonplace things are Statistically Far Deadlier than Sharks.”  Among the things statistically more…
Rank this Week: 719

Fastcase Legal Research Blog

Fastcase Legal Research Blog

Discusses legal news, law office technology, culture and legal research.

http://www.fastcase.com/blog/
  • Nov 21

    Check Statute Currency on Fastcase

    Check Statute Currency on Fastcase
    Anytime you’re researching statutes, or anything else, it’s important to know that the research you’re doing is up to date. Fastcase makes that information easy to check, with currency information for every jurisdiction…
  • Nov 13

    Free CLE webinars for South Carolina attorneys — first one TODAY!

    Free CLE webinars for South Carolina attorneys — first one TODAY!
    Can’t make our live training today in Greenville? No problem. Sign up for our free online webinar happening at the same time (2p) and learn how to use Fastcase to research smarter. We’ve scheduled three webinars just for South…
  • Nov 4

    Live CLE Trainings to Welcome South Carolina Attorneys to Fastcase

    Live CLE Trainings to Welcome South Carolina Attorneys to Fastcase
    You may have seen our earlier post about how to log into Fastcase, but what do you do once you’re all logged in? Why not learn from the experts and get some free CLE credit at the same time? We’re heading to Greenville and…
Rank this Week: 465

Environmental - Appeals Court

Environmental - Appeals Court

Summarizes environmental decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals. By Waste Information & Management Services, Inc. (WIMS).

http://environmentalappealscourt.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    Alliance for the Wild Rockies v. USDA

    Alliance for the Wild Rockies v. USDA
    <> Alliance for the Wild Rockies v. USDA - 11/20/14. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 13-35253. The panel affirmed in part and reversed in part the district court's …
  • Nov 14

    Cuomo v. Crane Co.

    Cuomo v. Crane Co.
    <> Cuomo v. Crane Co. - 11/13/14. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, Case No. 13-4510. Crane argues that the district court erred by requiring evidence that the Navy either …
  • Nov 13

    Shell Gulf of Mexico v. Center for Biological Diversity, et al.

    Shell Gulf of Mexico v. Center for Biological Diversity, et al.
    <> Shell Gulf of Mexico v. Center for Biological Diversity, et al. - 11/12/14. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 13-35835. The panel reversed the district court's…
Rank this Week: 634

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

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

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    Hours next week

    Hours next week
    For those who want to rest in between feasting next week here are the Library access hours.  Please note that there will be times when there is no swipe access.Wednesday, November 26 -  8:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.Wednesday, November…
  • Nov 20

    This Day In The Law: Justice Department Brings Antitrust Action Against AT&T

    This Day In The Law: Justice Department Brings Antitrust Action Against AT&amp;T
    On November 20, 1974, the Department of Justice filed its final antitrust suit against AT&T, signaling the end of the “Bell system”. United States v. AT&T was ultimately settled out of court, under an agreement that the…
  • Nov 18

    Mobile Law Dictionaries A-Z

    Mobile Law Dictionaries A-Z
    Now it is easy to have all the legal language you need at your fingertips with mobile law dictionaries! But, as the app world grows and more choices are available out there, it can be difficult to know which is the best for you.Thanks to…
Rank this Week: 809

IRS-Hitman

IRS-Hitman

Covers IRS tax problems. By Richard Close.

http://irs-hitman.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    Things to Do Before Tax Season Begin

    Things to Do Before Tax Season Begin
    To avoid any unpleasant surprises in the coming tax season, it’s good to review a few simple rules now. As tax season is only a few months away, you can take some precautions to enjoy smooth and successful filing of taxes. Some of the…
  • Nov 14

    Tax Breaks That You Might Overlook

    Tax Breaks That You Might Overlook
    When preparing taxes for 2014, consider some of the tax deductions that most taxpayers forget to take. A single tax break may not save you a substantial amount, but if you claim several small deductions, you can collectively save much more in…
  • Nov 7

    Avoid Owing Back Taxe

    Avoid Owing Back Taxe
    In a few months, the tax filing season will be upon us. If you are required to file a tax return for 2014, it’s a good idea to start planning ahead now. First, you must determine the correct amount of taxes you owe. Underpayment or…
Rank this Week: 483

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Aronberg Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg.

http://aronberglaw.com/blog
  • Nov 21

    David T. Aronberg Named a “Superb Attorney” by Avvo!

    David T. Aronberg Named a &ldquo;Superb Attorney&rdquo; by Avvo!
    Partner David T. Aronberg has been named a “Superb Attorney” by Avvo, which uses an internal rating system to evaluate attorneys all over the country. Based on Avvo’s assessment, David has been given a rating of 9.9, one of…
  • Nov 14

    One Injured as Car Flips Over in Boca Raton Crash

    One Injured as Car Flips Over in Boca Raton Crash
    Our Palm Beach County personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Aronberg & Aronberg understand that on the night of Wednesday, November 12th, a car crash on Yamato Road near Route 441 in Boca Raton left a …The post One Injured…
  • Nov 11

    Detergent Pods and Product Liability

    Detergent Pods and Product Liability
    Most of us familiar with operating washing machines are also familiar with detergent pods – the small, handy packets of detergent that you drop in the washing machine, thereby eliminating the need for pouring in liquid detergent from…
Rank this Week: 488

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 691

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Former Hillsborough County Teacher Arrested for Child Porn

    Former Hillsborough County Teacher Arrested for Child Porn
    A Hillsborough County teacher resigned Wednesday after he was arrested on child pornography charges. The 68-year-old resigned from his position with the school district following his arrest,  according to a Hillsborough County School…
  • Nov 20

    Port St. Lucie Man Accused of Stuffing Chainsaw in Short

    Port St. Lucie Man Accused of Stuffing Chainsaw in Short
    A Port St. Lucie homeless man was allegedly caught on surveillance video stealing a chainsaw and stuffing it down his pants, according to police reports. The accused apparently stopped in Treasure Coast Lawn Equipment in the 1800 block of…
  • Nov 17

    Overall Crime Rate Down Across the State of Florida

    Overall Crime Rate Down Across the State of Florida
    Our criminal defense lawyers at Whittel & Melton are very pleased to announce that, according to Governor Rick Scott, Florida is on a path to a 44-year crime low. The actual number of crimes across the Sunshine State is showing that crime…
Rank this Week: 954

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

Provides news on state and federal employment law and human resources.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Nov 21

    Employers await effects of Executive Order on immigration

    Employers await effects of Executive Order on immigration
    While political wrangling over President Barack Obama’s newest Executive Order rages, employers need to understand the impact the immigration order will have on their workplaces. Obama announced what he’s calling the Immigration…
  • Nov 12

    Rochester ban-the-box law to take effect November 18

    Rochester ban-the-box law to take effect November 18
    by Edward O. Sweeney Rochester, New York, will become the latest city to restrict employers’ ability to ask applicants about their criminal history when its ban-the-box ordinance takes effect November 18. Since many employers are…
  • Nov 7

    New circuit ruling complicates same-sex marriage issue

    New circuit ruling complicates same-sex marriage issue
    The issue of how employers should handle same-sex marriage got a bit murkier November 6 as a divided appeals court panel broke with rulings from four other U.S. circuit courts of appeals by upholding state bans on same-sex marriage. A…
Rank this Week: 657

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

The Illinois Trial Practice Weblog

Offers tips and techniques for trials lawyers. By Evan Schaeffer.

http://www.illinoistrialpractice.com/
  • Nov 21

    Improve Your Legal Writing

    Improve Your Legal Writing
    My three articles on legal writing, all originally published in the Illinois Bar Journal, continue to get a steady stream of Google-fueled web traffic. I've reposted these three articles, which are favorites of mine, on my personal website.…
  • Nov 17

    Good Depostion Question

    Good Depostion Question
    An article I did about good deposition questions appears at Lawyerist today: "Anatomy of a Good Deposition Question"-- It is easy to overlook what defines a good deposition question. This topic isn’t merely for beginners. Even if you…
  • Nov 12

    Advanced Deposition Techniques: the Podcast

    Advanced Deposition Techniques: the Podcast
    I'm revisiting the three podcasts I posted at my other blog, Evan Schaeffer's Legal Underground, on the topic of advanced deposition techniques. Here are the links: The Legal Underground Podcast Episode #49: Advanced Deposition Techniques,…
Rank this Week: 755

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Nov 21

    Plan ahead: HLS Library holiday hour

    Plan ahead: HLS Library holiday hour
    To help you plan ahead, please be aware of upcoming changes to the Library’s hours due to fall and winter holidays. During Thanksgiving and winter breaks, the library will be completely closed with no 24/7 access, so please make sure to…
  • Nov 18

    852 RARE: Hiding in Plain View – Price caps on Spanish book

    852 RARE: Hiding in Plain View – Price caps on Spanish book
    Earlier this year Historical & Special Collections acquired a 1571 edition of the Spanish bishop and jurist Diego de Covarrubias y Leyva’s Clementinae, si furiosus, de homicidio, relectio—a treatise on murder published in…
  • Nov 18

    New eResources at Harvard

    New eResources at Harvard
    The Harvard Library has an astounding amount of resources, with new titles coming in every day!  For help efficiently navigating it all, make a time to meet with a librarian or contact the Reference Desk. Among our newest eResources:…
Rank this Week: 644

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Nov 21

    Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor Gallery Talk – Pic of the Week

    Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor Gallery Talk – Pic of the Week
    Nathan Dorn, curator of Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor, recently gave a gallery talk that highlighted key items from the exhibition. Nathan discussed the cornerstone of the exhibition, the 1215 Lincoln Cathedral Magna Carta. He spoke about its…
  • Nov 20

    U.S. Treaties: A Beginner’s Guide

    U.S. Treaties: A Beginner’s Guide
    This post is coauthored by Barbara Bavis and Robert Brammer, legal reference specialists. Article II, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution states that the President “shall have Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, to…
  • Nov 19

    Magna Carta’s Legal Legacy: Law Librarian of Congress Speaks with Two Chief Justice

    Magna Carta’s Legal Legacy: Law Librarian of Congress Speaks with Two Chief Justice
    The Library of Congress is commemorating the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta with an exhibition – Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor, a symposium, and a series of talks starting this year.  From November 6 through January 19, 2015, the…
Rank this Week: 854

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Features summaries and legal analysis of Vermont Supreme Court decisions.

http://scovlegal.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    Slut Shaming: Don’t Do It

    Slut Shaming: Don’t Do It
    State v. Groce, 2014 VT 122By Elizabeth KruskaSometimes SCOV takes an entire paragraph to call out some bad behavior. This is one of those times. Good on you, Chief Reiber. It’s not cool to call someone a slut. Just don’t do that.…
  • Nov 14

    Intervention

    Intervention
    Kevin Barrup (Marilyn Barrup, Intervenor) v. Tammy Barrup 2014 VT 116By Elizabeth KruskaNormally, we pare down the case name to its bare necessities, but with this case the long form seemed, you know, appropriate.  Now, before…
  • Nov 9

    Duty to Defend

    Duty to Defend
    State of Vermont v. Prison Health Services, Inc., 2013 VT 119By Elizabeth KruskaOn August 14, 2009, a young woman reported to serve a jail sentence at Vermont’s correctional facility in Swanton. On August 16, 2009, she died. It came to…
Rank this Week: 672

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Nov 21

    Whose woods these are? I think I know: Part 4, To ask if there is some mistake

    Whose woods these are? I think I know: Part 4, To ask if there is some mistake
    [Continued from yesterday’s Part 3 and the preceding Part 1 and Part 2.] By: David A. Smith Yesterday’s post on the saga of a site’s (so far non-) development ended with Massachusetts State Senator Will Brownsberger…
  • Nov 20

    Whose woods these are? I think I know: Part 3, Between the woods and frozen lake

    Whose woods these are? I think I know: Part 3, Between the woods and frozen lake
    [Continued from yesterday's Part 2 and the preceding Part 1.] By: David A. Smith As we saw yesterday, those in Cambridge who oppose development in development have no legal standing – they do not own the land and they’re not…
  • Nov 19

    Whose woods these are? I think I know: Part 2, He will not see me stopping here

    Whose woods these are? I think I know: Part 2, He will not see me stopping here
    [Continued from yesterday's Part 1.] By: David A. Smith Yesterday’s post, opening with the arrest in Belmont of anti-development protesters who live in Cambridge for trespassing on private property that a Philadelphia-based company has…
Rank this Week: 812

Life Sciences Legal Update

Life Sciences Legal Update

Analysis and commentary on trends and developments in life sciences and health care law. By Reed Smith.

http://www.lifescienceslegalupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 842

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Nov 21

    Applying PIP Insurance Deductibles to Special Class Emergency Provider

    Applying PIP Insurance Deductibles to Special Class Emergency Provider
    In Florida, automobile insurance insureds often have a personal injury protection (PIP) deductible in the amount of $1,000, $500, or $250.  Some insureds pay a premium to not have a PIP deductible at all.  PIP insurers will apply…
  • Nov 20

    New Court Case Declares Cruise Lines May be Held Liable for Medical Malpractice

    New Court Case Declares Cruise Lines May be Held Liable for Medical Malpractice
    Until just this month no one was allowed to sue the cruise lines for medical negligence. Ever! It didn’t matter if the cruise line doctor completely butchered you, the cruise line was totally exempt from responsibility (remember,…
  • Nov 19

    Avoid Motion-Induced Blindness: How to Avoid Causing Scooter Accidents and Motorcycle Accident

    Avoid Motion-Induced Blindness: How to Avoid Causing Scooter Accidents and Motorcycle Accident
    My daughter is a freshman in college and one of the first courses she took is called Cognitive Science.  This class is an amazing assortment of lessons on why the brain acts, behaves, perceives and reacts to different stimuli. One of the…
Rank this Week: 925

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 486

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Nov 21

    Most Recent Nonprofit Advocacy Matter

    Most Recent Nonprofit Advocacy Matter
    The most recent issue of Nonprofit Advocacy Matters, published by the National Council of Nonprofits, is out. Stories include discussions of what is on the table in the lame duck session of Congress, the spending reduction pressures facing…
  • Nov 21

    IRS Issues Favorable PLR on Change of Charity’s Domicile

    IRS Issues Favorable PLR on Change of Charity’s Domicile
    In Private Letter Ruling 201446025 (Aug. 20, 2014), the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) ruled that a charitable nonprofit would maintain its tax-exempt status after changing it state of domicile by filing Articles of Domestication in the…
  • Nov 20

    New York Times on Al Sharpton’s Nonprofit

    New York Times on Al Sharpton’s Nonprofit
    In As Sharpton Rose, So Did His Unpaid Taxes, the New York Times has presented quite a few details concerning the “more than $4.5 million in current state and federal tax liens against [Al Sharpton] and his for-profit businesses.” What...
Rank this Week: 912

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Features accident news, traffic laws, and personal injury verdicts and settlements. By William K. Berenson.

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Five Terrell Family Members Die in Crash On Way to Disney World

    Five Terrell Family Members Die in Crash On Way to Disney World
    In a heart-breaking one vehicle collision, five members of a Terrell family who were driving to Disney World were killed late Wednesday night in northern Louisiana. The accident happened around last night when the family's Chevy Tahoe…
  • Nov 20

    Real Life Atticus Finch's Daughter Dies at Age 103

    Real Life Atticus Finch's Daughter Dies at Age 103
    To Kill A Mockingbird Was Based On A Similar Case Her Father Tried in CourtThe sister of the author of To Kill a Mockingbird. died on Monday. Who was this extraordinary woman and why am I blogging about her? Alice Lee was a a…
  • Nov 18

    Late Night Hit-and-Run Collision By FL State Star Hushed Up

    Late Night Hit-and-Run Collision By FL State Star Hushed Up
    P. J. Williams Only Receives Minor Traffic Citations Leaving the scene of an automobile accident and driving on a suspended driver's license are obviously against the law. Somehow Florida State University cornerback P.J. Williams was not…
Rank this Week: 822

Harvard JD Admissions

Harvard JD Admissions

The Official JD Admissions Blog at Harvard Law School.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/admissions
  • Nov 21

    Inside the Black Box 2: The Admissions Proce

    Inside the Black Box 2: The Admissions Proce
    This post is the second in a series that will help to demystify the black box of HLS Admissions. In our previous post, you met the members of our admissions team. In this post, you will learn more about the application review process. As…
  • Nov 12

    Honoring Veterans at HLS

    Honoring Veterans at HLS
    Check out these articles highlighting the veterans in our current class and the important work done at the Veterans Legal Clinic at HLS. Veterans of war and service: http://today.law.harvard.edu/veterans-of-war-and-service/ HLS legal…
  • Oct 23

    Nor’easter? That calls for bacon.

    Nor’easter? That calls for bacon.
    It’s raining in Cambridge.  And by raining, I mean flood-warning raining.  On mornings like this, I tend to think that bacon, egg and cheese sandwiches are in order, so I stopped by the The Hark on my way into the…
Rank this Week: 785

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Sweating Out a COREPOWER Coexistence

    Sweating Out a COREPOWER Coexistence
    Aside from my propensity for laughter, there are few things that can instantly improve my mood quite like an impromptu dance party or hot yoga sculpt.  Yes, hot yoga sculpt – yoga with weights and cardio in a very hot room for an…
  • Nov 20

    What is all the Frap About?

    What is all the Frap About?
    Even in a small town in Germany or Mumbai, India, you will find a Starbucks Coffee Company (“Starbucks”) on the corner. Starbucks sells a billion dollars of my favorite Frappuccino drink a year throughout the world. To protect its…
  • Nov 19

    TRENDING: Minnesota’s Midwestern “Identity Crisis”

    TRENDING: Minnesota’s Midwestern “Identity Crisis”
    The usual suspects did it again Tuesday.  My Minnesota friends who, like me, tend to indulge in a bit too much Minnesota-centric navel gazing took high interest to a Minneapolis Star Tribune column that posed an interesting question:…
Rank this Week: 935

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
  • Nov 21

    Another Good Ruling for Employers Who Fear Class Arbitration

    Another Good Ruling for Employers Who Fear Class Arbitration
    Authored by James Hlawek If you are loathe to engage in class arbitration, as most employers are, then a recent California appeals court decision, Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp. v. Moreno, will come as good news.  The appeals court…
  • Nov 14

    Court “Rolls” Back Attorney Fee Award in Sushi Worker FLSA Settlement

    Court “Rolls” Back Attorney Fee Award in Sushi Worker FLSA Settlement
    By Rob Whitman and Howard M. Wexler As we have noted in previous posts, courts have been paying increasingly close attention to the terms of FLSA settlements and, on occasion, refusing to approve agreements where they are concerned by, for…
  • Nov 14

    Not So Fast: 9th Circuit Puts the Brakes on Boilerplate, Bare Bones FLSA Complaint

    Not So Fast: 9th Circuit Puts the Brakes on Boilerplate, Bare Bones FLSA Complaint
    Authored by Kyle Petersen For years, employers have been frustrated by lengthy and costly FLSA litigation prompted by little more than conclusory allegations that the plaintiff and a putative class were not paid for all of their overtime…
Rank this Week: 820

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    PokerStars, Murder and Habeas Corpu

    PokerStars, Murder and Habeas Corpu
    Richard Read “was convicted of murder, following a jury trial, and subsequently was sentenced to fifty years incarceration”, after which he appealed his conviction to the Appellate Court of Connecticut.  Read v. Commissioner…
  • Nov 19

    The Judge, the Email and "Conduct Unbecoming a Member of the Bar"

    The Judge, the Email and "Conduct Unbecoming a Member of the Bar"
    As you probably know, to become a lawyer in the United States, individuals must graduate from law school, then (in most states) pass a bar exam and be admitted to practice in that state by the state Supreme Court.  If a lawyer…
  • Nov 17

    The Laptop, the Best Buy Technician and the Child Pornography

    The Laptop, the Best Buy Technician and the Child Pornography
    After Maximilian Paul Gingrich was charged with “two counts of possessing child sexually abusive material, [Michigan Compiled Laws] 750.145c(4), and two counts of using computers to commit a crime, [Michigan Compiled Laws]…
Rank this Week: 505

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    Les Mignardises du Vendredi

    Les Mignardises du Vendredi
    Wine and Donuts  Yesterday was Beaujolais Nouveau day and the celebrations may have lasted late into the night. Hopefully, the libations will help France forget the issues that the release by ICANN of two new generic top-level…
  • Nov 21

    The Consumer Protection Function of Trade Marks: Just so?

    The Consumer Protection Function of Trade Marks: Just so?
    This Kat been has thinking a lot lately about trade mark first principles in connection with his participation, together with fellow Kat Jeremy, in a forthcoming program sponsored by the International Trademark Association (INTA) on the…
  • Nov 20

    Back in England

    Back in England
    Back in England! IPKat blog team member is now back in Blighty after his Australia lecture tour.  He just wants to thank his fellow Kats for all their efforts in keeping the blog running smoothly -- and a separate and special…
Rank this Week: 466

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

Covers juries, trial consulting, trial skills and litigation advocacy. By Keene Trial Consulting.

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • Nov 21

    The “euphemism treadmill”: Is it African-American or Black?

    The &ldquo;euphemism treadmill&rdquo;: Is it African-American or Black?
    It’s a constantly moving target. Just over a year ago, we wrote about this on-going question and cited a Gallup Poll saying 65% of Black Americans have no preference when it comes to labels used to describe their racial or ethnic group.…
  • Nov 19

    Does legalized marijuana evoke “the mother of all gender gaps”?

    Does legalized marijuana evoke &ldquo;the mother of all gender gaps&rdquo;?
    We follow, as you may have noticed, attitudes, values and beliefs toward a wide variety of issues. So we were surprised to see this 2012 national poll from Quinnipiac University pop up in a number of recent blog posts. According to their…
  • Nov 17

    Predicting societal shifts: Same-sex marriage and the “Future of Weed”

    Predicting societal shifts: Same-sex marriage and the &ldquo;Future of Weed&rdquo;
    Sometimes we run across odd associations as we peruse research literature. Here’s an article from Pacific Standard saying we can potentially predict when the legalization of marijuana will occur by looking at how quickly attitudes…
Rank this Week: 763

Business Blog

Business Blog

Covers business law, labor & employment, real estate and securities and finance topics. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • Nov 21

    Does Your Company Need Key Person Insurance?

    Does Your Company Need Key Person Insurance?
    Would your business be able to survive if one of its partners or top executives died suddenly? If you are unsure, you may want to look into “key person” insurance. While the idea may seem morbid, taking out life insurance and/or…
  • Nov 20

    FINRA Warns Firms Against Using Settlement Agreements to Muzzle Whistleblower

    FINRA Warns Firms Against Using Settlement Agreements to Muzzle Whistleblower
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently issued a regulatory notice regarding the use of confidentiality provisions in settlement agreements. It specifically reminds firms that FINRA Rule 2010 prohibits provisions that…
  • Nov 19

    Home Court Advantage: SEC’s Reliance on Administrative Procedures Drawing Criticism

    Home Court Advantage: SEC’s Reliance on Administrative Procedures Drawing Criticism
    Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has gained greater authority to bring enforcement actions via administrative proceedings. However, the SEC’s increased use…
Rank this Week: 514

Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Alabama Consumer Law Blog

Covers consumer law, arbitration, credit card fraud, credit report errors, foreclosure, and identity theft. By Watts & Herring, LLC

http://www.alabamaconsumerlawblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    TCPA Decision: Wife Gave Cell Phone Number To ER -- Consent For Calls?

    TCPA Decision: Wife Gave Cell Phone Number To ER -- Consent For Calls?
    A big issue in the TCPA is whether consent, and the proper type of consent, was given that would allow a company to auto dial a consumer's cell phone without being subject to damages of $500-1500 per call. Helping us as lawyers fill in the…
  • Nov 19

    TCPA Decision: Can You Revoke Consent For Calls To Your Cell Phone?

    TCPA Decision: Can You Revoke Consent For Calls To Your Cell Phone?
    The TCPA is a hot legal issue as it can result in tens of thousands and even hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages for individual plaintiffs all related to computerized calls to cell phones. A big issue has been "Can you revoke consent…
  • Nov 17

    Decision on TCPA: Vicarious Liability For Text Message

    Decision on TCPA: Vicarious Liability For Text Message
    The TCPA (Telephone Consumer Protection Act) prohibits many types of auto dialed/computer dialed calls to cell phones unless prior express permission was granted by the person called at the time of the financial transaction. Text messages…
Rank this Week: 957

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

Covers mergers & acquisitions. From editor Broc Romanek, who is also editor of TheCorporateCounsel.net.

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • Nov 21

    DOJ Clarifies Successor Liability for Foreign Acquisition

    DOJ Clarifies Successor Liability for Foreign Acquisition
    Here’s news from this blog by Akin Gump’s Nicole Sprinzen & Jennifer Hildebrand (there’s memos posted on this development in our “FCPA” Practice Area): Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)…
  • Nov 20

    Study on Deal Litigation: Size Matter

    Study on Deal Litigation: Size Matter
    As noted in this Akin Gump blog: The AG Deal Diary team found that “The Structure of Stockholder Litigation: When Do the Merits Matter?” authored by Minor Myers (Assistant Professor at Brooklyn Law School) and Charles Korsmo…
  • Nov 19

    SEC & FASB Issue Guidance on Pushdown Accounting

    SEC &amp; FASB Issue Guidance on Pushdown Accounting
    Yesterday, the SEC’s Office of the Chief Accountant & Corp Fin jointly released Staff Accounting Bulletin #15 to rescind portions of the interpretive guidance included in its SAB Series for what’s known as pushdown accounting.…
Rank this Week: 588

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Nov 21

    Settlement in First Does Not Bar Discovery in a Second Related Suit

    Settlement in First Does Not Bar Discovery in a Second Related Suit
    Fasteners for Retail, Inc. v. Andersen, No. 11 C 2164, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Aug. 22, 2014) (Durkin, J.).  Judge Durkin granted in plaintiff Fasteners for Retail’s (“FFR”) motion to enforce the parties’ settlement…
  • Nov 19

    Trademark Fraud Claims Cannot be Dismissed Before Discovery

    Trademark Fraud Claims Cannot be Dismissed Before Discovery
    Slep-Tone Enter. Corp. v. Teddy O’Brian’s, Inc., No. 14 C 3570, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Sep. 24, 2014) (Guzman, J.). Judge Guzman granted in part plaintiff Slep-Tone’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss defendant’s…
  • Nov 17

    Court Construes Key Term But Declines to Construe Any Other

    Court Construes Key Term But Declines to Construe Any Other
    Vehicle Intelligence & Safety LLC v. Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC, No. 13 C 4417, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Sep. 18, 2014) (Hart, Sen. J.). Judge Hart construed the claims of plaintiff’s patent to methods for screening equipment operators for…
Rank this Week: 705

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Nov 21

    Do Some Companies Already Have Fee-Shifting Provisions (And Not Know It)?

    Do Some Companies Already Have Fee-Shifting Provisions (And Not Know It)?
    A lot of folks these days are arguing and writing about fee-shifting bylaws as if they were some kind of novel and sudden irruption, like Athena bursting from Zeus’ skull.  This overlooks the existence of…
  • Nov 20

    Will The Courts Stop Deferring To SEC Interpretations?

    Will The Courts Stop Deferring To SEC Interpretations?
    In 1984, the U.S. Supreme Court announced a foundational principle of administrative law.  When a court reviews an agency’s construction of a statute that it administers, the court should: Ascertain whether the statute is…
  • Nov 19

    When California Copied Rule 10b-5 Did It Shut The State Courthouse Door To Securities Fraud Suits?

    When California Copied Rule 10b-5 Did It Shut The State Courthouse Door To Securities Fraud Suits?
    Section 27 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 provides: “The district courts of the United States . . . shall have exclusive jurisdiction of violations of [the Exchange Act] or the rules and regulations thereunder, and of all…
Rank this Week: 863

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

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

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Nov 21

    Mediation Of A Big Injury Case: A Game Worth Playing?

    Mediation Of A Big Injury Case: A Game Worth Playing?
    A few months ago, in a wrongful death case I have against one of the biggest companies in America, the company’s lawyer asked: will you agree to a mediation?   Our firm founder, Jim Beasley, Sr., had a simple method to mediation:…
  • Nov 11

    Comcast, Kozinski, and The Decline Of Class Action

    Comcast, Kozinski, and The Decline Of Class Action
    Nearly a year ago, I praised an objection Judge Alex Kozinski filed — as a consumer, not a judge — to a proposed class action settlement that he was a part of, and so I was dismayed to see a recent article noting Judge…
  • Oct 29

    Studies Again Show Dangerous Doctors Bigger Problem Than Defensive Medicine

    Studies Again Show Dangerous Doctors Bigger Problem Than Defensive Medicine
    If I told you that, every week, between 4,200 and 8,400 people were poisoned by contaminated food, would you say restaurants needed special protection from negligence lawsuits because fear of such lawsuits would force them to clean too much?…
Rank this Week: 852

El Blog de Derecho Publico de…

El Blog de Derecho Publico de Sevach

Covers public law and legislation. By Professor J.R. Chaves.

http://contencioso.es/
Rank this Week: 649

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    SEBI Reforms – Part 2: Delisting

    SEBI Reforms – Part 2: Delisting
    Delisting of securities tends to be somewhat controversial given that it represents the tension between the interests of the controlling shareholder who want to delist the company and the interests of minority shareholders who are caught…
  • Nov 20

    SEBI Reforms – Part 1: Insider Trading

    SEBI Reforms – Part 1: Insider Trading
    Yesterday, SEBI’s board unleasheda series of capital market reforms. These relate to insider trading, delisting, enforceability of the listing agreement and several other matters. In this post, I briefly examine the implications of the…
  • Nov 17

    The Bombay High Court on Mutual Mistake, Damages and Restitution

    The Bombay High Court on Mutual Mistake, Damages and Restitution
    In Rolta v MIDC, the Bombay High Court has recently considered some important questions relating to the doctrine of mutual mistake, damages for breach of contract and restitution. It is worth examining the judgment closely as it appears to…
Rank this Week: 472