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The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 979

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Breaking the Rues for Better Healthcare

    Breaking the Rues for Better Healthcare
    A JAMA Viewpoint article, this month, by Donald Berwick and colleagues at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement identified four types of statutory, regulatory, and institutional barriers to better healthcare. Participants in their project…
  • Jun 26

    Law, Religion, and Health in the United State

    Law, Religion, and Health in the United State
    I am delighted to be a small part of this valuable new volume coming out this month from Cambridge University Press:  Law, Religion, and Health in the United States.
  • Jun 25

    Minnesota Fall Aging Conference

    Minnesota Fall Aging Conference
    Join me at the Minnesota Fall Aging Conference on Thursday, October 26, 2017.
Rank this Week: 919

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jun 27

    Today in Legal History: Truman Orders U.S. Troops to Korea

    Today in Legal History: Truman Orders U.S. Troops to Korea
    On June 27, 1950, President Truman ordered U.S. Air and Naval forces to join forces with South Korea’s army in order to prevent the communist conquest of the independent nation.  Two days earlier, 90,000 communist troops of the…
  • Jun 19

    Today in Legal History: Statue of Liberty Arrives in New York

    Today in Legal History: Statue of Liberty Arrives in New York
    The Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor on June 19, 1885. The statue was a gift from France to the United States commemorating the centennial of the American Declaration of Independence. The 151-foot statue, Liberty Enlightening the…
  • Jun 14

    This Crim Law Q&A could be yours!

    This Crim Law Q&A could be yours!
    Welcome to all of our new 1Ls taking Criminal Law this summer! We’re so excited to have you here and look forward to seeing you in the library. The library has many different study aids for you to borrow, but wouldn’t it…
Rank this Week: 512

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property…

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch

An online repository for intellectual property articles, papers and news.

http://www.nlipw.com/
  • Jun 27

    WIPO Set to Train Nigerian Judges on Intellectual Property

    WIPO Set to Train Nigerian Judges on Intellectual Property
    According to a news report by the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), Nigeria as one of the countries selected to benefit from a pilot project from the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) for training of Judges [...] The post…
  • Jun 26

    GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund – Deadline July 16, 2017

    GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund – Deadline July 16, 2017
    The GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund provides selected start-ups in Africa and Asia Pacific with equity-free funding, technical assistance, and the opportunity to partner with mobile operators in their markets to help scale their…
  • Jun 26

    Trademark Watch Series in Nigeria – May 2017 Trademark Application

    Trademark Watch Series in Nigeria – May 2017 Trademark Application
    NLIPW Trademarks Law Volume 3 Number 3 TM Watch Vol. 3 No.3 (Trademark Applications Filed in Nigeria in May 2017) June 2, 2017 Content: This article is part of a series that highlights a few trademarks filed in [...] The post…
Rank this Week: 706

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Jun 27

    Resolution teams up with Personal Finance Society for new financial adviser report

    Resolution teams up with Personal Finance Society for new financial adviser report
    Resolution, who represent 6,500 family justice professionals, has published a report highlighting the growing need for specialist financial advisers in family law. The report has been published in partnership with the Personal Finance…
  • Jun 25

    News Essentials: 26th June 2017

    News Essentials: 26th June 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSMrs Justice Roberts gives comprehensive summary of the law regarding sham trustsTrust disclosed in Form E found to be genuine. Full story: Family Law Week. See…
  • Jun 25

    Fate of children and young people brought up in the UK who are unable to secure permanent statu

    Fate of children and young people brought up in the UK who are unable to secure permanent statu
    A new report from leading children’s rights organisation Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC) highlights the fate of hundreds of thousands of children and young people who, despite having been brought up in the UK, are trapped in…
Rank this Week: 597

IP Iustitia

IP Iustitia

Discusses news, cases, legislation and anything to do with Intellectual Property law.

http://www.ipiustitia.com
  • Jun 27

    Copyright Mutiny - The Pirate Bay is Communicating Works to the Public, says CJEU

    Copyright Mutiny - The Pirate Bay is Communicating Works to the Public, says CJEU
    Internet piracy has become a very common thing in the 21st century, and websites providing access to infringing materials, specifically torrent files, are booming. While these sites don't host material themselves, they provide links to files…
  • Jun 22

    Printing on the Wall - US Supreme Court Rules on Patent Exhaustion

    Printing on the Wall - US Supreme Court Rules on Patent Exhaustion
    Discussed on this blog only a few weeks ago, the US Supreme Court decision in Lexmark can have huge ramifications for both patent holders and sellers of those products all over the world. When and if at all patent rights exhaust after the…
  • Jun 8

    A Collective Effort - The Impact of the GDPR on Collective Management Societie

    A Collective Effort - The Impact of the GDPR on Collective Management Societie
    This article was kindly drafted by Axel Beelen, who writes the blog IP News (focusing on EU and Belgian IP developments). He can also be found on Twitter here. He is also a data protection specialist.The rules surrounding personal data are…
Rank this Week: 985

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    ***Update*** SH 51 Closed Between Bruneau and Mountain Home for a Controlled Burn

    ***Update*** SH 51 Closed Between Bruneau and Mountain Home for a Controlled Burn
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Jun 26

    SH 51 Closed Between Bruneau and Mountain Home for a Controlled Burn

    SH 51 Closed Between Bruneau and Mountain Home for a Controlled Burn
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Jun 26

    Final Update: Crash blocking traffic on US26

    Final Update: Crash blocking traffic on US26
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
Rank this Week: 728

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Jun 27

    CPLR 205(a).

    CPLR 205(a).
    CPLR § 205. Termination of action. (a) New action by plaintiff. If an action is timely commenced and is terminated in any other manner than by a voluntary discontinuance, a failure to obtain personal jurisdiction over the defendant, a…
  • Jun 26

    A non-resident's consent to jurisdiction.

    A non-resident's consent to jurisdiction.
    The Appellate Division reversed the motion court and dismissed the complaint in this action where the plaintiff alleges that he brokered a deal for the purchase of a company, and that the defendants agreed that, on entering into a purchase…
  • Jun 23

    Failure to state a claim as an affirmative defense.

    Failure to state a claim as an affirmative defense.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division stated the the motion court was not free to dismiss the affirmative defense of failure to state a claim, as failure to state a claim may be raised at any time, even if not pleaded, pursuant to CPLR…
Rank this Week: 815

DeWitt Law Firm, PLLC Blog

DeWitt Law Firm, PLLC Blog

Covers estate planning, elder law, and probate.

http://www.dewittlawar.com/blog
  • Jun 26

    Updating Your Plan After a Divorce Video

    Updating Your Plan After a Divorce Video
    Updating your plan after a divorce may be one of the most important things you can do. But, don’t update your plan after a divorce if you want your ex-spouse to get some of your stuff. Hi, I’m Gary DeWitt, Estate Planning Attorney…
  • Jun 22

    Understanding Special Needs Trusts Video

    Understanding Special Needs Trusts Video
    Special needs trusts help protect special people. Hi, I’m Gary DeWitt, Estate Planning Attorney in Northwest Arkansas.   Understanding Special Needs Trusts: Major Types Special needs trusts come in many different types that fulfill…
  • Jun 20

    What is a Trust Fund? Video

    What is a Trust Fund? Video
    What is a Trust Fund?  First, you need to have a working definition of a Trust, the we can answer the question.  In short, a trust fund is the pool of assets managed by a trust agreement.   Hi, I’m Gary DeWitt, Estate…
Rank this Week: 825

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jun 26

    DeCosters must surrender; egg men finally to serve their time

    DeCosters must surrender; egg men finally to serve their time
    To all the names people have called Austin “Jack” DeCoster — “habitual offender,” “bad egg,” “authoritarian” and “notorious” are among those often mentioned — add…
  • Jun 26

    IBM, Cornell identifying food hazards before outbreaks occur

    IBM, Cornell identifying food hazards before outbreaks occur
    When it comes to food safety, being able to identify traits of what is considered “normal” for a food ingredient, helps producers detect when something is “abnormal.” IBM and Cornell University will be…
  • Jun 26

    Data driven: Information helped reduce Salmonella on chicken

    Data driven: Information helped reduce Salmonella on chicken
    You won’t see claims like this in any ads: “Our chicken, is safer than our competitors’ chicken.” There’s an unwritten understanding in the industry that food safety won’t be used as an advertising tactic.…
Rank this Week: 702

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Discusses alcohol-related crimes and their defenses with a concentration on Minnesota.

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    Juvenile DWI/DUI Laws and Consequence

    Juvenile DWI/DUI Laws and Consequence
    Over 3,000 teenagers die each year in alcohol-related accidents. Additionally, the rate of drunk-driving accidents is higher for motorists between the ages of 16 and 20. This high rate is due to teenagers’ inexperience with alcohol and…
  • Jun 18

    Minnesota Federal Prosecutors Face Harsher Federal Drug Mandate

    Minnesota Federal Prosecutors Face Harsher Federal Drug Mandate
    President Trump’s Justice Department (DOJ) is pursuing federal drug crime suspects more vigorously than has been the case over the past eight years. In a stark reversal of Obama administration drug-related policies, Attorney General…
  • Jun 8

    Minnesota Lawmakers Discuss Marijuana Legalization

    Minnesota Lawmakers Discuss Marijuana Legalization
    Recently, two Minnesota lawmakers introduced legislation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. If this law passes, Minnesota would join eight other states and the District of Columbia that permit the legal sale and use of…
Rank this Week: 805

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Covers accounting/auditing, commercial lending, credit unions, electronic banking, privacy, RESPA and stocks. By Kevin Funnell.

http://www.banklawyersblog.com/3_bank_lawyers/
  • Jun 26

    Nationalized Banking's "Vision Problem"

    Nationalized Banking's "Vision Problem"
    Between them, bank analysts Dick Bove and Christopher Whalen supply more bank buzz-kill than a cohort of meth-fueled Mad Max Waters and Lizzie Bordens Warrens. Quoted in an article posted today on CNBC, Chris and Dick took the news that...
  • Jun 18

    Regulatory Relief: Don't Hold Your Breath

    Regulatory Relief: Don't Hold Your Breath
    On a purely partisan vote, the House passed the Financial Choice Act last week and sent it to the Senate, where a number of sources proclaimed that it was DOA. On the other hand, everyone's favorite hectoring harridan, Elizabeth Warren,...
  • Jun 11

    He's A Lumberkack And He's OK

    He's A Lumberkack And He's OK
    Although I'm taking a break from banking and legal issues this week, I do want to continue my series of public service announcements designed to educate older generations about their newest challenge in the workplace: Millennials. While…
Rank this Week: 922

Hunton Immigration and Nationality…

Hunton Immigration and Nationality Law Blog

Provides information on US immigration law for employers and employees. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonimmigrationlawblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    U.S. Supreme Court Grants Certiorari and Partially Allows Some Provisions of Executive Order No. 13780 (the “Travel Ban”)

    U.S. Supreme Court Grants Certiorari and Partially Allows Some Provisions of Executive Order No. 13780 (the “Travel Ban”)
    Today, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the Trump administration two victories in connection with Executive Order No. 13780, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” commonly known as the…
  • Jun 26

    USCIS Announces Return of H-1B Premium Processing

    USCIS Announces Return of H-1B Premium Processing
    The USCIS announced on June 23, 2017, that it will reintroduce Premium Processing for H-1B petitions. USCIS suspended this program for all H-1B petitions on April 3, 2017.… Continue Reading
  • Jun 21

    Recent H-1B Visa Development

    Recent H-1B Visa Development
    March 2017 brought us a surprising suspension of the Premium Processing option for all H-1B petitions received by the USCIS on or after Monday, April 3, 2017, which led to an overwhelming number of H-1B extension filings in a short period of…
Rank this Week: 666

Washington Injury Law Blog

Washington Injury Law Blog

Covers Washington state injury issues, laws, cases and news. By Max J. Meyers.

http://wainjurylawblog.com
  • Jun 26

    Arizona Child Protection Attorney Search

    Arizona Child Protection Attorney Search
    Source: Flickr Today children are becoming victim of many vicious forms of mental and physical abuse. Child abuse is a form of cruelty that is in most cases intentionally done to harm the child. Children who are victims of child abuse loose…
  • Jun 25

    Why Hire a Denver Tax attorney?

    Why Hire a Denver Tax attorney?
    Source: Flickr Many people are wondering why there are so many lawyers running around in the country. Some share the opinion that there is entirely too much law. Whenever they encounter people such as Denver tax attorneys, they often ask…
  • Jun 24

    Reasons for Hiring Philadelphia Tax Attorney

    Reasons for Hiring Philadelphia Tax Attorney
    Source: Flickr Tax is a very complicated matter, especially if you are facing the IRS. At first, it would seem like the IRS cannot be reasoned with. There are people who are so intimidated by the thought of the IRS that they are unable to…
Rank this Week: 810

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 752

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    Patent infringement lawsuit brought over Cal Ripken Jr.’s baseball camp

    Patent infringement lawsuit brought over Cal Ripken Jr.’s baseball camp
    Recently, the companies responsible for organizing retired baseball legend Cal Ripken, Jr.’s baseball camps (“Ripken Companies”) were sued for patent infringement.[1] The Plaintiff in this case is Zito, LLC, a company owned…
  • May 30

    Eleventh Circuit Affirms that a Copyright Registration is a Prerequisite to an Infringement Suit

    Eleventh Circuit Affirms that a Copyright Registration is a Prerequisite to an Infringement Suit
    Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (“Eleventh Circuit”) affirmed that in order to bring a copyright infringement lawsuit the Plaintiff must have first obtained a copyright registration.[1] As…
  • May 18

    Patent Infringement Lawsuit Transferred away from Eastern District of Texa

    Patent Infringement Lawsuit Transferred away from Eastern District of Texa
    Recently, a patent infringement lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of Texas was transferred to the Northern District of Texas.[1] While this news may seem hardly ground-breaking, this may signal that courts are becoming more willing to…
Rank this Week: 594

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Jun 26

    Pulled Over without Reasonable Suspicion of a Crime

    Pulled Over without Reasonable Suspicion of a Crime
    It’s a common misconception that someone will not be pulled over by police unless they give law enforcement reasonable suspicion that a traffic violation or crime is or has been committed. Traffic stop According to the Prosecution…
  • Jun 21

    Reckless burning vs Arson in Utah

    Reckless burning vs Arson in Utah
    Authorities are searching for information on the persons responsible for causing the wildfires that are tearing through Utah presently, but will those responsibility end up facing reckless burning or arson charges? What is the difference?…
  • Jun 19

    Licensing Required for “Almost Massage” Businesses in Utah

    Licensing Required for “Almost Massage” Businesses in Utah
    Alternative healing is growing in popularity and businesses that offer their customers any services that could be seen as “almost massage” are required to have proper licensing. “Almost Massage” With consumers seeking…
Rank this Week: 762

TechnoLlama

TechnoLlama

Covers copyrights, creative commons, DRM, open source and more. By Andres Guadamuz.

http://www.technollama.co.uk
  • Jun 26

    Should robot artists be given copyright protection?

    Should robot artists be given copyright protection?
    Shutterstock Andres Guadamuz, University of Sussex When a group of museums and researchers in the Netherlands unveiled a portrait entitled The Next Rembrandt, it was something of a tease to the art world. It wasn’t a long lost painting…
  • Jun 15

    European court rules on legal nature of torrent links in Pirate Bay case

    European court rules on legal nature of torrent links in Pirate Bay case
    The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has made a very important decision in the case of Stichting Brein v Ziggo (C‑610/15), which involves blocking access to The Pirate Bay (TPB) and the legal nature of torrent files. This…
  • Jun 5

    Whatever happened to our dream of an empowering Internet (and how to get it back)

    Whatever happened to our dream of an empowering Internet (and how to get it back)
    I remember when I first logged on to the Internet like it was yesterday. I had been hearing rumours about this global communications network, and had met people who told me about electronic messaging systems that would send mail to people in…
Rank this Week: 524

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covering estate planning, elder law, special needs planning, and veteran's benefits in Virginia. By Hook Law Center.

http://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    Refuse Care At Your Own Risk

    Refuse Care At Your Own Risk
    A recent study shows that as many as 28% of all seniors refuse care after a hospitalization for an acute injury or illness. The study revealed that those refusing care were more likely to be younger, to have been admitted to the hospital from…
  • Jun 16

    Use this Tool to Prevent Financial Exploitation and Identity Theft

    Use this Tool to Prevent Financial Exploitation and Identity Theft
    A hot topic of late among elder law attorneys and certainly in our office is financial exploitation. Between data breaches in the insurance and other industries, phone scams, phishing e-mails, malware on computers, and occasional…
  • Jun 9

    Breach of Fiduciary Duties under a Power of Attorney

    Breach of Fiduciary Duties under a Power of Attorney
    Many agents may be unaware of their duties and limitations under a power of attorney. This is causing an increased amount of family disputes related to mismanagement of the principal’s funds, and a claim for breach of fiduciary duties.…
Rank this Week: 580

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 26

    US v. Strickland, No. 14-30168…

    US v. Strickland, No. 14-30168 (6-26-17)(Kozinski w/Fisher & Watford). This is another "categorical" decision.  The 9th holds that a conviction for third degree robbery under Oregon law is not a violent felony for ACCA purposes.In…
  • Jun 25

    Case o' The Week: First Impression, Depression - Cervantes and Cali "Mandatory Supervision" Searche

    Case o' The Week: First Impression, Depression - Cervantes and Cali "Mandatory Supervision" Searche
      Jaywalk, stopped, searched, hotel room key found -- then room secretly searched without a warrant or reasonable suspicion of crime.   Jaywalking is dangerous.United States v. Steven Cervantes, 2017 WL 2622776 (9thCir.…
  • Jun 20

    US v. Cervantes, No. 15-50459…

    US v. Cervantes, No. 15-50459 (6-19-17)(Watford w/Trott & McKeown).  The 9th holds that a state (California) sentence of "mandatory supervision" is closer to parole than to probation.  As such, a search of a defendant's hotel…
Rank this Week: 741

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Looking to Stand Out? Stake Out Your Niche!

    Looking to Stand Out? Stake Out Your Niche!
    We all have a limited amount of time, energy, and money. Top Rainmakers understand the most effective use of their limited time is to stake out a specific niche and dominate it! Being perceived as a “specialist” in your local area…
  • Jun 23

    6 Law Firm Management Fails You Need to Avoid

    6 Law Firm Management Fails You Need to Avoid
    No one starts out in business to fail, but fail you will if you don’t recognize that while you may practice law, you run a business. To avoid running it into the ground, you need to avoid these six law firm management fails: Failing to…
  • Jun 22

    What’s Your Excuse for Holding Your Law Firm Back?

    What’s Your Excuse for Holding Your Law Firm Back?
    There aren’t too many excuses I haven’t heard from attorneys that refuse to do what it takes to climb out of their rut and market their law firm effectively. I don’t have the time. I don’t have the money. I don’t…
Rank this Week: 651

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Record Data Breach Settlement in Anthem Class Action

    Record Data Breach Settlement in Anthem Class Action
    On June 23, 2017, Anthem Inc., the nation’s second largest health insurer, reached a record 115 million dollar settlement in a class action lawsuit arising out of a 2015 data breach that exposed the personal information of more than 78…
  • Jun 26

    Tempur Sealy Data Breach: Putative Class Action Filed

    Tempur Sealy Data Breach: Putative Class Action Filed
    On June 12, 2017, a putative class action was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia against Tempur Sealy International, Inc. and Aptos, Inc. Tempur Sealy is a mattress, bedding and pillow retailer based in…
  • Jun 26

    Implementation of the EU GDPR: 30-Minute Guidance Review

    Implementation of the EU GDPR: 30-Minute Guidance Review
    As companies in the EU and the U.S. prepare for the application of the EU General Data Protection Regulation in May 2018, Hunton & Williams’ Global Privacy and Cybersecurity partner Aaron Simpson discusses the key, significant…
Rank this Week: 975

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Jun 26

    HuffPo Repost: Big Pharma Worms Its Way Into Congress’ Medical Malpractice Bill

    HuffPo Repost: Big Pharma Worms Its Way Into Congress’ Medical Malpractice Bill
    While the nation pays close attention to the Senate’s health care bill this week, the U.S. House of Representatives intends to do more egregious harm to everyday people who encounter the health care system. On Wednesday, the House will…
  • Jun 16

    These Days, Aviation Casualties Have Little to Do with Flying

    These Days, Aviation Casualties Have Little to Do with Flying
    The odds of dying in a plane crash are about 1 in 11 million. It’s not the flying that worries me these days. It’s the other stuff. By now, you are probably familiar with the story of poor Dr. David...
  • Jun 7

    Another Bill in Congress, Another PopQuiz!

    Another Bill in Congress, Another PopQuiz!
    What a special occasion. The U.S. House of Representatives is about to move forward on a bill to wipe out the legal rights of injured patients, which even some doctors don’t want. Let’s commemorate this absurd waste of time…
Rank this Week: 750

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Jun 26

    Boston Bruins 2, IRS 0

    Boston Bruins 2, IRS 0
    The United States Tax Court today looked at whether pregame road meals for a National Hockey League (NHL) team are “meals and entertainment” expense (which would be deductible at 50% of cost) or a “de minimis fringe”…
  • Jun 25

    If You Want to Get In Tax Trouble as a Business…

    If You Want to Get In Tax Trouble as a Business…
    …simply do not deposit your payroll taxes. As best as I can tell, the IRS investigates 100% of such violations. One Missouri business owner pleaded guilty last week to failing to pay the IRS more than $1.4 million in payroll taxes.…
  • Jun 25

    2016 Tax Offender of the Year Gets 34 Months at ClubFed

    2016 Tax Offender of the Year Gets 34 Months at ClubFed
    Last April, a husband and wife from Minnesota were indicted on tax evasion charges. There wasn’t anything unusual about what they allegedly did; besides lying to their tax professional and the IRS they deducted personal expenses as…
Rank this Week: 659

Drug Injury Watch

Drug Injury Watch

Site provides developing information about prescription drug side effects as well as up-to-date news from the legal, medical, FDA, and pharmaceutical sectors. From attorney Thomas J. Lamb.

http://www.drug-injury.com/druginjurycom/
Rank this Week: 630

Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

http://www.kieklaklawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    What Happens if You get into a Car Accident Without Insurance in Arkansas?

    What Happens if You get into a Car Accident Without Insurance in Arkansas?
    Car insurance is only one factor in figuring out how to get compensation for car accident injuries. While car insurance is required for every driver on the road, you may still be able to recover for your car accident injuries even without…
  • Jun 21

    The Most Common Types of Car Accidents in Arkansa

    The Most Common Types of Car Accidents in Arkansa
    Breaking down car accidents by “type” is a broad question. There are many “types” of accidents, based on the types of vehicles involved, the location of the accident on the car, and other factors. We’ve looked…
  • Jun 19

    How Many Car Accidents are Caused by Texting in Arkansas?

    How Many Car Accidents are Caused by Texting in Arkansas?
    Texting and driving is a terribly dangerous activity. Driving a car, especially on the highway, is the single most dangerous activity that most people do on a daily basis. When drivers take their eyes off the road to send or read a text,…
Rank this Week: 625

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Jun 26

    The CAFTA Guatemala Labor Panel Report

    The CAFTA Guatemala Labor Panel Report
    The panel report is now available. I'll put it on WorldTradeLaw.net soon, but for now you can read it here. This is from the conclusion: 594. The United States has proven that at eight worksites and with respect to 74...
  • Jun 25

    How Will NGOs React if ISDS Is Taken Out of Trade Agreements?

    How Will NGOs React if ISDS Is Taken Out of Trade Agreements?
    In my last post, I cited a Politico article which suggests that ISDS/investment protection will be removed from the Japan - EU free trade agreement (JEFTA) that is currently under negotiation. But now I see that Greenpeace has leaked some...
  • Jun 20

    Are Investment Protection and Trade Headed for a Divorce?

    Are Investment Protection and Trade Headed for a Divorce?
    To follow up on Anthea's post from last week, there is another fundamental question about ISDS/investment protection: If it is going to exist, in one form or another, where exactly does it belong? Should it be part of the trade...
Rank this Week: 999

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

Swiss blawg covering a broad range of Swiss and international laws.

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Jun 26

    Botschaft zu den Bundesbeschlüssen über die Einführung des AIA über Finanzkonten mit 41 Partnerstaaten

    Botschaft zu den Bundesbeschlüssen über die Einführung des AIA über Finanzkonten mit 41 Partnerstaaten
    Der Bundesrat hat an seiner Sitzung vom 16. Juni 2017 die Botschaft über die Einführung des automatischen Informationsaustauschs (AIA) über Finanzkonten mit 41 Staaten und Territorien verabschiedet (siehe Medienmitteilung vom…
  • Jun 25

    Steuerbelastung in der Schweiz 2016

    Steuerbelastung in der Schweiz 2016
    Die Eidgenössische Steuerverwaltung (ESTV) hat am 14. Juni 2017 die „Steuerbelastung in der Schweiz, Kantonshauptorte – Kantonsziffern 2016“ publiziert. Die Publikation enthält die Resultate der von der ESTV…
  • Jun 11

    Anpassung des Enteignungsrecht

    Anpassung des Enteignungsrecht
    Gemäss einer Medienmitteilung vom 2. Juni 2017 will der Bundesrat (BR) das geltende Enteignungsgesetz (EntG; SR 711), dass in seinen Grundzügen aus dem Jahre 1930 stammt, revidieren. Der BR schlägt vor, die…
Rank this Week: 644

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Jun 26

    Did Gianforte get a fair sentence?

    Did Gianforte get a fair sentence?
    Attorney Page Pate, who teaches law at the University of Georgia, explains why Montana Republican Greg Gianforte received a sentence that is reasonable and consistent for this type of case. The post Did Gianforte get a fair sentence? appeared…
  • Jun 26

    Rothenstein must appoint a special prosecutor

    Rothenstein must appoint a special prosecutor
    Attorney Page Pate explains why an independent prosecutor is necessary to fully resolve the allegations about President Trump and his associates. The post Rothenstein must appoint a special prosecutor appeared first on Pate & Johnson Law…
  • Jun 26

    When Does Executive Privilege Apply?

    When Does Executive Privilege Apply?
    Attorney and CNN Legal Analyst Page Pate explains executive privilege and why it it’s unlikely President Trump will try to use it to block Jim Comey’s testimony before Congress. The post When Does Executive Privilege Apply?…
Rank this Week: 904

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Jun 26

    A CASE OF THE TRICKY NATURE OF LEGAL ETHICS.

    A CASE OF THE TRICKY NATURE OF LEGAL ETHICS.
    A CASE OF THE TRICKY NATURE OF LEGAL ETHICS. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq., June 26, 2017. Last week, in In the Matter of Robert M.A. Nadeau, 2017 ME 121, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court suspended ex-York County Probate Judge Robert…
  • Jun 20

    SEALING MAINE CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE RECORDS.

    SEALING MAINE CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE RECORDS.
    SEALING MAINE CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE RECORDS. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq., June 20, 2017. 1. Adult Records Maine has no process for expunging criminal records.   As a general rule, once a person is convicted of a crime in Maine,…
  • May 18

    FEDS, CRIMES, CONGRESS & HIGHEST POSSIBLE PENALTY POLICY.

    FEDS, CRIMES, CONGRESS & HIGHEST POSSIBLE PENALTY POLICY.
    FEDS, CRIMES, CONGRESS & HIGHEST POSSIBLE PENALTY POLICY. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq., May 18, 2017. Rand Paul is reintroducing legislation in the U.S. Senate, to give federal judges increased “safety valve” discretion to…
Rank this Week: 684

Litigation Consulting Report

Litigation Consulting Report

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

http://www.a2lc.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    3 Lessons That Trial Lawyers Can Learn From a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author

    3 Lessons That Trial Lawyers Can Learn From a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author
    by Tony KlapperManaging Director, Litigation ConsultingA2L Consulting Lately, I’ve been reading journalist Thomas Friedman’s current book, Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in an Age of…
  • Jun 22

    7 Key Takeaways from the Genetics in Civil Law Conference

    7 Key Takeaways from the Genetics in Civil Law Conference
    by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L Consulting We recently had the opportunity to co-host a conference focused on the use of genetics in the courtroom. The conference was entitled Genetics in Civil Law: Litigation, Regulation, Business…
  • May 31

    11 Ways to Start Right With Your Litigation Graphics Team

    11 Ways to Start Right With Your Litigation Graphics Team
    by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L Consulting Trial teams routinely spend tens of thousands, even hundreds of thousands of dollars, developing litigation graphics for a big case. They do this because litigation graphics are among the top five things…
Rank this Week: 730

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses topics related to DWI, criminal defense, traffic tickets, CDL defense, open records, Texas laws, and the War on Drugs. By Robert Guest.

http://www.dallascriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    New House Bill 3016 – Non disclosure of DWI’

    New House Bill 3016 – Non disclosure of DWI’
    Good news in the world of DWI’s has emerged from the 85th Texas Legislature. If certain criteria are met, now, it may be possible to file a petition for non-disclosure on DWI convictions. Texas House Bill 3016, Government Code 411.0731,…
  • May 19

    Can an expert testify that a child is telling the truth?

    Can an expert testify that a child is telling the truth?
    Many cases involving child abuse have expert witnesses involved. Child abuse and sexual assault cases have medical experts, therapists, or counselors who are called to testify. However, Texas law limits the ability of experts to tell a judge…
  • May 9

    Does the State have to produce any photos to convict someone of improper photography?

    Does the State have to produce any photos to convict someone of improper photography?
    Texas Penal Code 21.15 Invasive Visual Recording (b)(1) a person commits an offense if, without the other person’s consent and with intent to invade the privacy of the other person, the person: (1) photographs or by videotape or other…
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GT L&E Blog

GT L&E Blog

Covers global developments in labor and employment law. By Greenberg Traurig.

http://www.gtleblog.com/
Rank this Week: 652

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • Jun 26

    U.S. Supreme Court to Review Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Provision

    U.S. Supreme Court to Review Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Provision
    Corporate whistleblower protection “undermined” if internal complaints not protected. Washington, D.C. June 26, 2017.  The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari today in the case of Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, Paul.…
  • Jun 26

    NWC Statement Clarifies History Behind Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Provision

    NWC Statement Clarifies History Behind Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Provision
    Corporate Attack on Internal Whistleblowers Rebutted In an article published on June 22, 2017,  by Law360, Stephen M. Kohn, executive director of the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) and partner in the whistleblower rights law…
  • Jun 23

    VA Whistleblower Protections Signed into Law; Don’t Go Far Enough

    VA Whistleblower Protections Signed into Law; Don’t Go Far Enough
    June 23, 2017. Washington, D.C. Today President Trump signed the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act into law. The law aims to protect whistleblowers from retaliation and reprisal and will require…
Rank this Week: 720

MGKF Litigation Blog

MGKF Litigation Blog

Covers recent cases in the environmental arena. By Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP.

http://www.mgkflitigationblog.com/
Rank this Week: 937

Disability & Bad Faith…

Disability & Bad Faith Attorney Blog

Covers disability insurance claim and bad faith information. By Quadrino Schwartz.

http://disabilityinsurancelawyers.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    Insurance Company Reservation of Rights Letters—Better be Specific!

    Insurance Company Reservation of Rights Letters—Better be Specific!
    A recent case decided by the Supreme Court of South Carolina, Harleysville Group Insurance v. Heritage Communities Inc., exemplifies an important lesson for lawyers on both sides of the insurance recovery spectrum—particularly…
  • Jun 21

    DOL and ERISA Long-Term Disability Claim

    DOL and ERISA Long-Term Disability Claim
    The Federal Department of Labor has issued its new and final regulations regarding disability related claims.  If your long-term disability claim is governed by the federal law ERISA, which is the Employee Retirement Income Security Act…
  • Jun 11

    Considerations When Suing an Insurance Company

    Considerations When Suing an Insurance Company
    Suing an insurance company is something that happens frequently in the United States, but there are a number of general questions that need to be thought out by lawyers before bringing such a lawsuit.  •Have you done everything you…
Rank this Week: 868

Litigation PostScript

Litigation PostScript

Provides information and practical tips on legal persuasion spanning pretrial and trial phases, for jury, bench and arbitration settings. By Persuasion Strategies.

http://www.litigationps.com/litigation_postscript_per/
  • Jun 26

    Spark Curiosity

    Spark Curiosity
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: If I followed the modern 'clickbait' style in coming up with a title for this post, maybe I'd go with "You Won't Believe the Psychological Technique that Creates Greater Influence," or perhaps, "Twenty…
  • Jun 22

    Expect Facts to Be Favored When They Fit the Frame

    Expect Facts to Be Favored When They Fit the Frame
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: On June 5th, three men used a van and knives to conduct an attack on pedestrians near the London Bridge and Borough Market. Just one week later, another man used a van in an attack on people leaving a mosque near…
  • Jun 19

    Brown Cows and Chocolate Milk: Account for Rational Ignorance

    Brown Cows and Chocolate Milk: Account for Rational Ignorance
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: File this in the category of, "I didn't realize just how uninformed some people are," a new survey makes the claim that seven percent of American adults believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows. The…
Rank this Week: 968

The Appellate Strategist

The Appellate Strategist

Covers appellate issues, trial consultations and evaluating appeals. By Sedgwick LLP.

http://www.appellatestrategist.com
Rank this Week: 910

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury and premises liability litigation. By Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP.

http://www.indianainjuryblog.com/
Rank this Week: 883

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

Covers fraud, international law, immigration and business formation. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Your Business and the ADA Part 2/2

    Your Business and the ADA Part 2/2
    Common Mistakes your Business Should Avoid Listed below are a few common mistakes that businesses and other places of public accommodations make that can lead to litigation.  Generally, you should always check with an attorney to…
  • Jun 22

    Your Business and the ADA Part 1/2

    Your Business and the ADA Part 1/2
    There is an emerging trend to sue small businesses for minor violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  This two-part series will provide you with some guidance about some of the requirements of the ADA.  Also, it…
  • Jun 20

    How to Receive Alimony in Florida

    How to Receive Alimony in Florida
    Courts may order alimony for a spouse in need after a divorce or separation; however,  alimony is not punitive.  Courts will recognize that one spouse may have more skills and resources than the other spouse after a divorce.…
Rank this Week: 964

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Jun 26

    Tips for Landlords of Student or Employer Rental

    Tips for Landlords of Student or Employer Rental
    If you represent landlords who rent units to one person but allow someone else to occupy the unit—like a parent renting for a child or an employer renting for an employee—here’s some advice to pass on to your clients.…
  • Jun 23

    Trial Tip: Project Cheer, Control, and Confidence

    Trial Tip: Project Cheer, Control, and Confidence
    Although trial attorneys should develop a trial style that fits their own personality, there are three things that every trial attorney should strive for. Good cheer. The judge and jury will appreciate it a trial attorney with generally good…
  • Jun 21

    Using the “Black Box” in a Car Accident Case

    Using the “Black Box” in a Car Accident Case
    One of the key parts of liability testimony in a car accident case is the chronology of the accident: the parties’ conduct before the impact, the impact, and conditions after impact. The parties are most likely to dispute the first…
Rank this Week: 715

In-house Access

In-house Access

Covers corporate counsel best practices. By the Association of Corporate Counsel.

http://www.inhouseaccess.com/
  • Jun 26

    Grit and the Three-Star Recruit

    Grit and the Three-Star Recruit
    Guest blogger: Stephen Roth is vice president & general counsel of JTV, a national jewelry retailer. The views in this post are his and do not reflect the views of ACC or JTV. He is also vice-chair of the ACC Law Department Management…
  • May 24

    Partnering For a Good, KIND Cause

    Partnering For a Good, KIND Cause
    Guest blogger: Adriana Dulic is vice president of regulatory affairs at Epoch Payment Solutions in Santa Monica, Calif., and chair of ACC Southern California pro bono committee. She can be reached at adulic@epoch.com. As an immigrant from a…
  • May 9

    Leadership Takeaways for Law Department Leaders From Hamilton

    Leadership Takeaways for Law Department Leaders From Hamilton
    Guest blogger: Stephen Roth is vice president & general counsel of Jewelry Television, a national jewelry retailer. The views in this post are his and do not reflect the views of ACC or Jewelry Television. He is also vice-chair of the ACC…
Rank this Week: 530

Health Care Investor

Health Care Investor

Covers issues and trends that impact investments in healthcare and life sciences businesses. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.thehealthcareinvestor.com
  • Jun 26

    Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: GTCR Acquires GreatCall

    Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: GTCR Acquires GreatCall
    GTCR has announced it will acquire GreatCall. GTCR, founded in 1980 and based in Chicago, is a PE firm that invests in a number of sectors, including healthcare. Since its inception, GTCR has invested more than $12 billion in ……
  • Jun 19

    Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Cressey Acquires StatLab Medical Products from Prairie Capital

    Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Cressey Acquires StatLab Medical Products from Prairie Capital
    Cressey & Co. has acquired a majority ownership position in StatLab Medical Products from Prairie Capital, according to a news release. StatLab, based in McKinney, Texas, is a developer and manufacturer of diagnostic supplies for the…
  • Jun 16

    Outcome Health Raises $5 Billion in Financing

    Outcome Health Raises $5 Billion in Financing
    Outcome Health has announced it has completed its first round of funding, raising $5 billion in financing. Outcome Health, based in Chicago and founded in 2006, serves health information and health intelligence intended to help patients and…
Rank this Week: 906

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury in Iowa.

http://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 498

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Jun 26

    Worker Memorial Day Honored WA Workers Who Died as a Result of Job-Related Injuries and Illnesse

    Worker Memorial Day Honored WA Workers Who Died as a Result of Job-Related Injuries and Illnesse
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Wright. The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries hosts a Worker Memorial Day ceremony each spring to honor those who have died in the previous year from…
  • Jun 22

    Cutting Corners Costs Lives: Non-Union Work Sites Twice As Dangerous As Union Site

    Cutting Corners Costs Lives: Non-Union Work Sites Twice As Dangerous As Union Site
    This large inflatable rat is a common sight at protests of non-union worksites in New York City. Today’s post comes from guest author Catherine Stanton, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. As an attorney who…
  • Jun 19

    Distracted Driving – A Workplace Hazard

    Distracted Driving – A Workplace Hazard
    Today’s post comes from guest author Anthony L. Lucas, from The Jernigan Law Firm. The dangers of distracted driving prompted OSHA to launch a Distracted Driving Initiative in 2010. The initiative’s primary focus has been to…
Rank this Week: 797