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Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyer…

Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers legal news and case developments in personal injury. By Berniard Law Firm.

http://www.louisianapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Injured New Orleans Ambulance Passenger’s Day In Court Denied by Summary Judgment

    Injured New Orleans Ambulance Passenger’s Day In Court Denied by Summary Judgment
    If you are injured in an accident, it is important to be prepared before you testify at your deposition. Otherwise, you may find yourself making statements that opposing counsel can use against you. This is the painful lesson Dwan Jones…
  • Jan 18

    Deficiency Judgment Case Out of Baton Rouge Shows Need For Understanding Written Agreement

    Deficiency Judgment Case Out of Baton Rouge Shows Need For Understanding Written Agreement
    If you fail to make payments on a mortgage you may lose your home, but you may also be held liable for any remaining debt after your home has been sold. If the sale of your house does not pay off the balance of what you owe, the…
  • Jan 17

    Failure To File Lawsuit In Timely Manner Could Bar Recovery Of Damage

    Failure To File Lawsuit In Timely Manner Could Bar Recovery Of Damage
    Imagine walking into your recently deceased parent’s home and discover that due to freezing temperature the pipes burst and there is water everywhere. You are shocked and angry because your parent’s beloved home is damaged…
Rank this Week: 888

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/
  • Jan 19

    A Feature, Not A Bug: Appraisal Conditions Deter Appraisal Claim

    A Feature, Not A Bug: Appraisal Conditions Deter Appraisal Claim
    This blog from Lowenstein’s Steve Hecht suggests that a buyer’s insistence on an appraisal condition – or a “blow provision” – might chill the exercise of appraisal rights. Here’s an excerpt…
  • Jan 18

    Tomorrow’s Webcast: “Privilege Issues in M&A”

    Tomorrow’s Webcast: “Privilege Issues in M&A”
    Tune in tomorrow for the webcast – “Privilege Issues in M&A” – to hear Alston & Bird’s Lisa Bugni, Bass Berry’s Joe Crace & Akin Gump’s Trey Muldrow discuss how to deal with the…
  • Jan 17

    2016 ABA Strategic Buyer/Public Target Deal Points Study

    2016 ABA Strategic Buyer/Public Target Deal Points Study
    The ABA’s Mergers & Acquisitions Committee recently released its “2016 Strategic Buyer/Public Target Deal Points Study.”  Here are just some interesting findings: – While 100% of Merger Agreements called…
Rank this Week: 593

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 767

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    David Smith Interviewed on the future for landlords in 2017

    David Smith Interviewed on the future for landlords in 2017
    All landlords should watch this excellent interview of David Smith from Property Tribes. David recommends that landlords should speak to their MPs about the problems that the recent tax changes are causing. Find out how to do this >>…
  • Jan 19

    Can the landlord claim rent after the tenant has left?

    Can the landlord claim rent after the tenant has left?
    Here is a question to the Blog Clinic from John who is a tenant: I got into arrears with my rent, after the fixed term, my landlord asked me to leave the property, which I did as it did not serve any purpose staying. He now says that he wants…
  • Jan 18

    Tenancy Agreements 33 days of tips – Day 2 – why use one?

    Tenancy Agreements 33 days of tips – Day 2 – why use one?
    Why use a tenancy agreement? Contrary to what many might think, it is not actually necessary (at the moment) to have a written tenancy agreement to create a tenancy.  (This is because of s54(2) of the Law of Property Act 1925 explained…
Rank this Week: 744

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

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

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

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Jan 19

    The 5 Most Common Causes for Wintertime Personal Injury Lawsuit

    The 5 Most Common Causes for Wintertime Personal Injury Lawsuit
    When you live in a colder climate, winter rain, ice and snow can quickly cause accidents. Some seasonal holiday traditions also result in personal injuries. Most of these events are preventable. Consider the following five most common causes…
  • Jan 18

    How to Identify Medical Malpractice & What to Do About It

    How to Identify Medical Malpractice & What to Do About It
    No one wants to imagine the possibility of dealing with medical malpractice. You just want to be treated properly and get over the illness or ailment that you are dealing with. Still, it is important to recognize that malpractice is common.…
  • Jan 17

    How To Avoid Denial of Social Security Disability Benefit

    How To Avoid Denial of Social Security Disability Benefit
    If a person becomes ill, injured, or otherwise disabled, they may find it necessary to apply for their Social Security Disability Insurance or SSDI. During our employment, we are required to pay into the Social Security programs. This is how…
Rank this Week: 820

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Covers UK legal stories.

http://www.ehlsolicitors.co.uk/blog/
  • Jan 19

    New Year – New Will

    New Year – New Will
    New Year Resolutions can be tough to stick to.  But if your New Year Resolution is to get organised and write a Will, then you can sort this one out very easily! In broad terms, if you have anyone who depends on you (children are the…
  • Nov 10

    Conveyancing Timescale

    Conveyancing Timescale
    Christmas is fast approaching and with many of us focusing on the release of the John Lewis Christmas advert and thinking what we are going to purchase for our loved ones, some of you may be thinking of a purchase or sale on a much larger…
  • Nov 9

    Everything You Need to Know About Probate

    Everything You Need to Know About Probate
    Probate is a word many people have never really come across – and if the first time you need to know what it means is when somebody close to you has died, it can be distressing and confusing. Thankfully though, the word itself is the…
Rank this Week: 725

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jan 19

    Research Guide Serie

    Research Guide Serie
    With the Spring 2017 semester starting back up, it’s important to keep in mind all of the resources that the …Continue reading →
  • Jan 17

    Bloomberg/BNA’s The Family law Reporter Featured Spotlight: Finding Tool

    Bloomberg/BNA’s The Family law Reporter Featured Spotlight: Finding Tool
    This is the fourth and final post in a four-part series spotlighting Bloomberg/BNA’s The Family law Reporter. Another useful tool …Continue reading →
  • Jan 13

    Spring 2017 Faculty Research Serie

    Spring 2017 Faculty Research Serie
    Law Faculty – please join the Law Library on Thursday, September 8 from 12pm-1pm in the Faculty Conference Room for LUNCH as we welcome you all back for a wonderful fall 2016 semester!! In addition, mark your calendars…
Rank this Week: 901

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 18

    Iowa Workers' Compensation versus Disability Benefits? Which is better?

    Iowa Workers' Compensation versus Disability Benefits? Which is better?
    Question: Which should you chose, given the choice, workers compensation or disability benefits?Answer: Workers’ compensation benefits, almost every time.Why? Income taxes, payroll taxes, income taxes and payroll taxes. Workers’…
  • Jan 17

    Work Injury Reported as Not Work Related, Benefit Suicide

    Work Injury Reported as Not Work Related, Benefit Suicide
    Let us set up the likely facts. If you are reading this, you probably suffered an injury at work and didn't or don’t want to file a workers’ compensation claim. You’ve spoken to your supervisor who is discouraging you from…
  • Jan 16

    Iowa Workers' Compensation Benefits - The Written Work Excuse

    Iowa Workers' Compensation Benefits - The Written Work Excuse
    Know this about workers’ compensation benefits in Iowa, medical opinions drive the truck. Meaning, if you don’t have a positive medical opinion then you aren’t going to get benefits. It is a really simple concept that many…
Rank this Week: 640

All About Estates

All About Estates

Covers estates, trusts, tax, litigation, guardianship and elder care.

http://www.allaboutestates.ca/
  • Jan 18

    Estate Donations = Faster Distribution

    Estate Donations = Faster Distribution
    Matt Johnston, my tax colleague at Scotiatrust, says the 12-month tax filing deadline is upon us. The initial round of major distributions to charities will occur in January 2017 under the “estate donation” rules introduced in…
  • Jan 18

    Appeal Court: Fraudulent Concealment Stopped the Clock

    Appeal Court: Fraudulent Concealment Stopped the Clock
    I previously blogged about Roulston v McKenny et al, 2016 ONSC 2377, as a classic example of chutzpah. The deceased’s ex-wife had a claim against his estate if a life insurance policy lapsed. Even though the estate trustee knew that the…
  • Jan 17

    7th Annual Trustee Investment Review

    7th Annual Trustee Investment Review
    This is my 7th annual year end investment review for Trusts. As I have indicated in the past, Trustees are accountable for a prudent investment policy. This includes a review of the performance of the investments in the Trust. For Trusts that…
Rank this Week: 653

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jan 18

    EPA nominee had little to do with ‘busload of lawyers’ case

    EPA nominee had little to do with ‘busload of lawyers’ case
    Oklahoma’s famous “busload of lawyers” case is back in the news because of president-elect Donald J. Trump’s nomination of Scott Pruitt to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt is…
  • Jan 18

    EWG founder supports organic fee for marketing, research

    EWG founder supports organic fee for marketing, research
    Editor’s note: The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced this week that it is seeking public comments on a proposal for a nationwide research and promotion fee program to be paid by producers and handlers in the organic…
  • Jan 18

    Small recall of chicken salad at Whole Foods stores in east

    Small recall of chicken salad at Whole Foods stores in east
    Attleboro, MA-based Willow Tree Poultry Farm Inc. is recalling 204 pounds of chicken salad products because of misbranding, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The…
Rank this Week: 729

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

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

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 574

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 700

Lay of the Land

Lay of the Land

Exploring state and federal regulation of land and development in California. By Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP.

http://landuse.coxcastle.com/
  • Jan 18

    Surprise! California Has a Housing Crisis!!!

    Surprise! California Has a Housing Crisis!!!
    In its recent draft assessment of “California’s Housing Future,” the State’s Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) made these observations, among many others: California needs 180,000 new homes each…
  • Jan 9

    Commercial Development: A City That Thinks Outside the (Parking) Box

    Commercial Development: A City That Thinks Outside the (Parking) Box
    When a city planning department proposes a change in the city’s development standards to address a specific planning concern, it often is asked by its city council “What are other cities doing?” This question is particularly…
  • Dec 16

    COASTAL COMMISSION HAS OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS IN ITS CROSSHAIRS

    COASTAL COMMISSION HAS OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS IN ITS CROSSHAIRS
    Anyone who is considering developing, remodeling, or demolishing hotels, motels, or other visitor-serving lodging in the California coastal zone needs to be aware that these projects are likely to be receiving much greater scrutiny at the…
Rank this Week: 784

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
Rank this Week: 882

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 560

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Jan 18

    Special Rules for Pleading and Trying Habitual Offense

    Special Rules for Pleading and Trying Habitual Offense
    Everyone knows that having a criminal history is bad. John wrote earlier this week about C-CAT, an on-line, searchable database that helps folks identify many of the non-criminal consequences of a conviction—like losing a professional…
  • Jan 17

    Announcing C-CAT 2.0

    Announcing C-CAT 2.0
    Several years ago the School obtained a grant from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation to create an online, searchable database of the collateral consequences of a criminal conviction in North Carolina. In 2012, after two years of legal and IT…
  • Jan 13

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    According to a new survey from the Pew Research Center, the nation’s police officers say that “recent high-profile fatal encounters between black citizens and officers have made their jobs riskier, aggravated tensions between…
Rank this Week: 775

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    The Risks of Making Charitable Gifts Through Trust

    The Risks of Making Charitable Gifts Through Trust
    Charitable giving is a common feature of many estate plans. In many cases this takes the form of a simple gift in a person’s last will and testament, but charitable giving can also involve complex trust arrangements designed to benefit…
  • Jan 17

    Handwritten Wills Often Lead to Legal Problem

    Handwritten Wills Often Lead to Legal Problem
    The legal requirements for making a valid will in California are straightforward. A will should be in writing and signed by the testator (the person making the will) in the presence of at least two witnesses. Ideally the will is typewritten…
  • Jan 4

    What Happens to My Bankruptcy Case if I Die?

    What Happens to My Bankruptcy Case if I Die?
    In a typical probate administration, the personal representative named in the deceased person’s will must pay off any valid debts presented to the estate. What if the decedent was already in bankruptcy at the time of his or her death?…
Rank this Week: 801

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
Rank this Week: 676

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities and investment fraud. By Malecki Law.

http://www.newyorksecuritieslawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    BlackRock Charged By SEC For Removing Whistleblower Incentives In Employee Separation Agreement

    BlackRock Charged By SEC For Removing Whistleblower Incentives In Employee Separation Agreement
    BlackRock has been charged by the SEC with removing whistleblower incentives in their separation agreements with employees, per the SEC. According to the Commission, BlackRock’s charges stemmed from allegations that the company forced…
  • Jan 12

    Elder Financial Exploitation by Guardian

    Elder Financial Exploitation by Guardian
    Recently the Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a report about the extent of elder abuse by guardians and measures that exist to protect older adults. This has become an issue of utmost importance as the number of older adults,…
  • Nov 11

    How Will These Election Results Effect the DOL Fiduciary Rule?

    How Will These Election Results Effect the DOL Fiduciary Rule?
    Last year, the Obama administration introduced the Fiduciary rule that requires financial advisers to always act in the best interest of their clients when handling their retirement savings. It was expected to be a big industry shakeup,…
Rank this Week: 682

New York Securities Lawyer Blog

New York Securities Lawyer Blog

Covers securities law. By Lax & Neville LLP.

http://www.newyorksecuritieslawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 797

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Jan 18

    Adaptive Housing Grants for Disabled Veteran

    Adaptive Housing Grants for Disabled Veteran
    An Adaptive Housing Grant is funding that is available through the VA to assist Veterans with certain service-connected disabilities to live as independently as possible for as long as possible. There are many barriers in the world for…
  • Jan 17

    VA Benefits for PTSD – Part 2 – In-Service Stressor

    VA Benefits for PTSD – Part 2 – In-Service Stressor
    A claim for PTSD has three requirements: 1) a diagnosis of PTSD 2) an in-service stressor 3) a link between the diagnosis and in-service stressor. In our first post, we looked at what PTSD is and the first requirement of the medical…
  • Jan 13

    Video Blog – What is Your C-File?

    Video Blog – What is Your C-File?
    Matthew Hill: Hello there. I am Matthew Hill and this is Carol Ponton on the Hill and Ponton VA video blog. Today, we want to talk to you about a question we get all the time. What is my claims file or what is my C-file?   And…
Rank this Week: 793

Internet & Social Media Law Blog

Internet & Social Media Law Blog

Covers virtual worlds and social media issues. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.socialgameslaw.com/
  • Jan 18

    Do Not Wait until Mid-Stream to Revisit Content Sharing Agreement

    Do Not Wait until Mid-Stream to Revisit Content Sharing Agreement
    As more and more content that has traditionally only been offered over-the-air, through cable, or on satellite becomes increasingly available via the internet, television content providers must take care in scrutinizing their existing…
  • Jan 9

    Does the Fair Use Exception Shield Ivanka Trump from Artists Who Want Nothing to Do with Her?

    Does the Fair Use Exception Shield Ivanka Trump from Artists Who Want Nothing to Do with Her?
    Much has been written about how the Trump family uses their name to market their own businesses, but the Trumps are equally gifted at trading on others’ notoriety to promote themselves and their businesses. Consider the tweets or public…
  • Jan 5

    News of Note for the Internet-Minded – 1/5/17

    News of Note for the Internet-Minded – 1/5/17
    Virtual reality takes to the air and rests beneath your feet, a smart toy and a weaponized GIF inspire lawsuits (separately), Slack invests in bots, and more! Will virtual reality on planes make trips more enjoyable? (A.W., The Economist)…
Rank this Week: 596

Fracking Insider

Fracking Insider

Covers federal policy and regulatory developments related to hydraulic fracturing. By Kelley Drye & Warren LLP.

http://www.frackinginsider.com
  • Jan 18

    SCOTUS Review of WOTUS Rule

    SCOTUS Review of WOTUS Rule
    On January 13, the Supreme Court granted a writ of certiorari in National Association of Homebuilders v. Department of Defense, a case challenging the Obama Administration’s “Waters of the United States” rule, which vastly…
  • Jan 17

    Make Congress Great Again?

    Make Congress Great Again?
    During its first week in session, the 115th Congress passed two bills aimed at reining in the executive branch’s powers. If signed into law, these bills could significantly impact the oil and gas industry, which has been caught in the…
  • Jan 11

    Recommended Reading: Deregulation and the Trump Administration

    Recommended Reading: Deregulation and the Trump Administration
    Kelley Drye attorneys partner Ira T. Kasdan and associate Mindy B. Pava co-authored The Hill article “Option for deregulation under the Trump administration: Agency non-enforcement.” The article notes…
Rank this Week: 989

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog covers DWI/DWAI, traffic violations, gun crimes, weapon crimes, prostitution, and other criminal offenses. By New York attorneys, Tilem & Associates.

http://www.newyorkcriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    TILEM & ASSOCIATES GETS ANOTHER DWI DISMISSED DUE TO AN ILLEGAL STOP – THIS TIME IN ROCKLAND COUNTY

    TILEM & ASSOCIATES GETS ANOTHER DWI DISMISSED DUE TO AN ILLEGAL STOP – THIS TIME IN ROCKLAND COUNTY
    As very experienced New York DWI Attorneys we are often asked to assist other attorneys on complex DWI cases.  Recently, that request paid off for the attorney and his client after all charges related to a Rockland County DWI were…
  • Jan 8

    WHY ARE NEW YORK STATE TROOPERS PATROLLING NEW YORK CITY HIGHWAYS?

    WHY ARE NEW YORK STATE TROOPERS PATROLLING NEW YORK CITY HIGHWAYS?
    New York Traffic Court Attorneys, Tilem & Associates has been able to verify rumors that have made the rounds of social media that for the first time New York State Troopers have been patrolling New York City Highways including the Belt…
  • Dec 8

    NATIONAL CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROCITY vs. NEW YORK STATE GUN LAWS

    NATIONAL CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROCITY vs. NEW YORK STATE GUN LAWS
    As New York firearms lawyers we think it is important to keep the public updated on possible significant changes to New York gun laws. The idea of national concealed carry reciprocity is not a new idea but it is an idea that may be close to…
Rank this Week: 824

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 18

    Supreme Court of Canada: 2016 in Number

    Supreme Court of Canada: 2016 in Number
    The Court.ca, the blog of the Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, has published a statistical overview of the decisions the Supreme Court of Canada delivered in 2016:"2016 was a fairly quiet year for the Supreme Court.  In total, 60…
  • Jan 17

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection from January 1 to 15, 2017 is now available on the Court website.It is possible to subscribe via e-mail to receive the list.
  • Jan 16

    Freshly Minted Profiles of Library and Information Studies Students and Grad

    Freshly Minted Profiles of Library and Information Studies Students and Grad
    The website Librarianship.ca has been running a series of profiles called  Freshly Minted since 2013.The series introduces Canadians who are studying for the Master's program in Library/Information Studies or who have recently graduated…
Rank this Week: 609

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 945

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Jan 18

    Blog Post: Trump EPA Pick Won't Vow To Recuse Himself In Agency Suit

    Blog Post: Trump EPA Pick Won't Vow To Recuse Himself In Agency Suit
    Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, declined to say Wednesday whether he’d recuse himself from several pending lawsuits he filed against the…
  • Jan 18

    Blog Post: The Trump Administration And Nuclear Energy

    Blog Post: The Trump Administration And Nuclear Energy
    Nuclear energy has fallen on hard times in the United States. Operating costs are high, while natural gas is abundant and cheap. So what will the Trump administration mean for nuclear generation? The president-elect seems uninterested in…
  • Jan 18

    Blog Post: Gov. Haley Pushes For Stronger US Role, Reforms At UN

    Blog Post: Gov. Haley Pushes For Stronger US Role, Reforms At UN
    South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to serve as United Nations ambassador, told a Senate panel Wednesday that the United States should be more assertive at the international body, and that she intends to…
Rank this Week: 628

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Jan 18

    The Court of Special Appeals Grants the State & Adnan Leave to Appeal

    The Court of Special Appeals Grants the State & Adnan Leave to Appeal
    Today, the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland issued an order that mainly did two things: (1) granted the State leave to appeal the portion of Judge Martin Welch's order granting Adnan Syed a new trial based upon his cell...
  • Jan 10

    The Allen Charge Project: Kansa

    The Allen Charge Project: Kansa
    The key Kansas case on the Allen Charge is State v. Salts, 200 P.3d 464 (Kan. 2009). In Salts, Alan Salts was charged with indecent liberties with a child. Before jury deliberations, the judge gave the jury the following instructions:...
  • Jan 6

    The Allen Charge Project: Iowa

    The Allen Charge Project: Iowa
    They key Iowa case on the Allen Charge is State v. Campbell, 294 N.W.2d 803 (Iowa 1980). In Campbell, Charles Campbell, Jr. was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcoholic beverage. After the jury had...
Rank this Week: 876

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers construction accidents and workplace fraud. By Altman & Altman, LLP.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    OSHA declares Bellingham worker’s death preventable

    OSHA declares Bellingham worker’s death preventable
    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has declared the death of a worker at a Bellingham Massachusetts used auto parts business as preventable, and the result of a lack of proper safety…
  • Jan 12

    Electrocution accidents in the workplace, more common than you may think

    Electrocution accidents in the workplace, more common than you may think
    Electricity, simply put, is a concentrated flow of electrons from one point to another. Electrocution occurs when we interrupt a closed circuit of electricity by touching it with any uninsulated part of our bodies, most commonly our hands or…
  • Jan 11

    Dudley worker’s arm seriously injured in accident

    Dudley worker’s arm seriously injured in accident
    A contract packaging company based out of Dudley, MA is facing hefty fines from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after their negligence and subsequent actions seriously endangered one…
Rank this Week: 927

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Jan 18

    Bill Would Provide Immunity for Accidentally Running Over Protester

    Bill Would Provide Immunity for Accidentally Running Over Protester
    Let's apply the rational-basis test to this one.        Related StoriesSeriously, Though: Nobody Has the Right to AppealCourt Says Police Need to Make Time for “This Constitutional…
  • Jan 17

    “Downton Abbey” Congressman’s Indictment Is a Hoot

    “Downton Abbey” Congressman’s Indictment Is a Hoot
    At least he didn't delete any emails. (He actually said that.)        Related StoriesAbout Those FoldersALERT: There Are No Lawyers in the Kansas SenateCriminal's Modus Operandi Probably Just Means He…
  • Jan 13

    About Those Folder

    About Those Folder
    You know the ones.        Related StoriesALERT: There Are No Lawyers in the Kansas SenateCongress Blames President for Law He VetoedWhat Is Treason? 
Rank this Week: 557

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Jan 18

    Opinions filing tomorrow concerning new trial motion procedure, multiple rape punishment

    Opinions filing tomorrow concerning new trial motion procedure, multiple rape punishment
    Tomorrow morning, the Supreme Court will file its opinions in Kabran v. Sharp Memorial Hospital and People v. White, which were both argued on the November calendar. In Kabran, the court will decide whether the time constraints in Code of…
  • Jan 16

    Who the “H” is likely to decide the Prop. 66 case?

    Who the “H” is likely to decide the Prop. 66 case?
    The Supreme Court is currently considering whether it will hear on the merits a writ petition challenging Prop. 66, the initiative passed in November to speed up California’s death penalty system.  But it’s not the entire…
  • Jan 13

    Summary of January 11, 2017 conference report for civil case

    Summary of January 11, 2017 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been…
Rank this Week: 632

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Jan 18

    Public Goods and Economic Opportunity

    Public Goods and Economic Opportunity
    by K. Sabeel Rahman, Assistant Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law SchoolAs the incoming Trump administration prepares to take office, many Obama era policy initiatives find themselves in the crosshairs of the new administration and the Republican…
  • Jan 18

    1,400 Law Professors Stand Up for Civil Libertie

    1,400 Law Professors Stand Up for Civil Libertie
    by Alison Siegler, Clinical Professor and Director of the Federal Criminal Justice Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School and Member of ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Board of AdvisorsLast week, law school faculty around the country filed…
  • Jan 18

    Should I Stay or Should I Go?

    Should I Stay or Should I Go?
    by Bill Yeomans, Fellow in Law and Government at American University Washington College of LawThe election of Donald Trump has thrown the federal bureaucracy into uncertainty and nowhere is that uncertainty felt more strongly than in the…
Rank this Week: 709

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Covers wage and hour law developments. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.wagehourblog.com/
Rank this Week: 542

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    6 Proposed California Criminal Laws That Could Change Your Life

    6 Proposed California Criminal Laws That Could Change Your Life
    The 2017 legislative session is underway and California lawmakers have introduced a flurry of proposed laws. Many of the proposed laws could have a major impact on the California criminal justice system and how certain crimes are punished.…
  • Jan 4

    8 New California Laws that Went Into Effect Jan. 1, 2017

    8 New California Laws that Went Into Effect Jan. 1, 2017
    In 2016, California Governor Jerry Brown signed nearly 1,000 pieces of legislation into law. Many of these new laws went into effect Jan. 1, 2017. Here are eight new California laws you need to know about. No More Bullet Buttons (PC 30515,…
  • Dec 19

    Do Police Need a Warrant to Search Your Cellphone During a Traffic Stop?

    Do Police Need a Warrant to Search Your Cellphone During a Traffic Stop?
    The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures. This means that police cannot search you or your property without a warrant or probable cause. So what happens if law enforcement…
Rank this Week: 533

Antitrust and Competition…

Antitrust and Competition Newsletter

By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/antitrust/
Rank this Week: 940

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 768

John Foy & Associates

John Foy & Associates

Stay up-to-date with Georgia law, news and current events.

https://www.johnfoy.com/blog/
  • Jan 18

    Our Hearts Go Out to Victims of Local Dog Attack

    Our Hearts Go Out to Victims of Local Dog Attack
    Today we have news of a tragic dog attack story in southwest Atlanta. Three children were attacked by loose pit bull dogs on the way to school. A young girl... Read more » The post Our Hearts Go Out to Victims of Local Dog Attack…
  • Jan 17

    Fatal Accident in Cobb County

    Fatal Accident in Cobb County
    When a fatal accident occurs, the state is going to want answers and seek justice. So will the families of the ones who were killed or injured. The result of... Read more » The post Fatal Accident in Cobb County appeared first on John…
  • Jan 16

    Three Children Injured in DUI Crash

    Three Children Injured in DUI Crash
    It was early morning on a school day.  The birds were singing, the roads were clear, and people were waking up to a new day.  Unfortunately, there was trouble afoot.... Read more » The post Three Children Injured in DUI Crash…
Rank this Week: 977

New Mexico Injury Attorney Blog

New Mexico Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents and damages. By Collins & Collins, P.C.

http://www.collinsattorneys.com/injuryblawg/
  • Jan 18

    Employer Vicarious Liability for Employee/Agent Civil Rights Violation

    Employer Vicarious Liability for Employee/Agent Civil Rights Violation
    Among the first challenges of any civil rights claim, like all other personal injury claims, is to identify the parties financially responsible for the harm caused by the civil rights violations. Under §1983 and Title VII civil rights…
  • Jan 17

    Coming Wave of Attacks on Innocent Patients and Familie

    Coming Wave of Attacks on Innocent Patients and Familie
    The fictional medical malpractice lawsuit crisis is among the great lies, of which there are many, of the Republican Party.  It is pure myth serving only to profit their donors in the insurance industry.  And despite the fact…
  • Dec 21

    Employer Liability for DWI Accidents Part 2: Negligent Entrustment

    Employer Liability for DWI Accidents Part 2: Negligent Entrustment
    Negligent entrustment of a vehicle basically means that car owner allows an unsafe driver to use the car. When that driver causes an auto accident, the car owner is responsible for the harm caused. This applies to all owners and innocent…
Rank this Week: 766

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 739

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
  • Jan 18

    Chart: Compare Summary Judgment to Other Motion

    Chart: Compare Summary Judgment to Other Motion
    When considering whether to move for summary judgment or summary adjudication, always assess whether there are better procedures available for narrowing the issues or terminating the litigation. Keep the following chart handy to help you…
  • Jan 13

    Say It Early and Often

    Say It Early and Often
    The most important concept to remember in organizing your statements to the jury, whether during opening statement or closing argument, is the “rule of primacy”: Jurors tend to believe what they hear first and most frequently.…
  • Jan 11

    Watch Out for Probationary Employees Getting Implied Contract Right

    Watch Out for Probationary Employees Getting Implied Contract Right
    Employers often set up an “introductory” or “probationary” period for initial evaluation of new employees. There’s often a performance evaluation at the end of this period, and employers may believe they have…
Rank this Week: 726

Oklahoma Insurance Law

Oklahoma Insurance Law

Covers first party coverage issues and bad faith for Oklahoma. By Buckman & Roach.

http://www.okinsurancelawblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Legal Advice Is Needed In Coverage Questions About The Failure To Properly Notify The Insurance Company

    Legal Advice Is Needed In Coverage Questions About The Failure To Properly Notify The Insurance Company
    A classic example of the need for sound legal advice can be seen in questions of proper notice. The typical insurance policy has a notice provision. The contract requires the insured individual or insured company to give timely notice of a…
  • Jan 13

    Businesses Fires Hurt Far More Than Just The Owners Of The Company

    Businesses Fires Hurt Far More Than Just The Owners Of The Company
    Fires destroy property, businesses and also the livelihood of employees. The typical business is insured for loss of property and usually the interruption of business operations. But, the standard business insurance policy doesn’t…
  • Jan 13

    Fires Were Extensive In Oklahoma At The End Of The Year

    Fires Were Extensive In Oklahoma At The End Of The Year
    The number of fires in Oklahoma as the year closed were significant. Almost everyday, you heard or read about another fire. Some days there were multiple fires. House fires, apartment fires, mobile homes, restaurant fires, businesses hit by…
Rank this Week: 579

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Trafficking in Oxycodone in Massachusett

    Trafficking in Oxycodone in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Marcelin, the defendant was convicted of trafficking in oxycodone, a Class B substance. After being convicted, he pled guilty to conspiring to violate drug laws. The case arose in 2011, when a USPS inspector saw a package…
  • Jan 5

    Break-in at a Massachusetts Jewelry Store

    Break-in at a Massachusetts Jewelry Store
    In Commonwealth v. Burns, a Massachusetts appellate court considered a conviction for an after-hours break-in and larceny of items valued over $250. The case arose when somebody broke and entered a jewelry store after hours and stole jewelry.…
  • Jan 5

    Break-in at a Massachusetts Jewelry Store

    Break-in at a Massachusetts Jewelry Store
    In Commonwealth v. Burns, a Massachusetts appellate court considered a conviction for an after-hours break-in and larceny of items valued over $250. The case arose when somebody broke and entered a jewelry store after hours and stole jewelry.…
Rank this Week: 698

www.immi-usa.com

www.immi-usa.com

Covers immigration topics in the United States.By SGM Law Firm.

http://www.immi-usa.com/immigration-news/
  • Jan 18

    Success Story: SGM Law Group Attorneys Overcome Difficult RFE

    Success Story: SGM Law Group Attorneys Overcome Difficult RFE
    The attorneys at SGM Law Group have a long track record of success—even under the most difficult circumstances. For a prospective IT manager, we overcame seemingly impossible hurdles to get her an H-1B visa. The Background A…
  • Jan 17

    H1B Transfer Denial: Top Reason

    H1B Transfer Denial: Top Reason
    If you have submitted a petition for H1B transfer, you may be worried that it will be denied. While working alongside a qualified attorney can help alleviate these fears, it helps to know the possibilities.  There are numerous…
  • Jan 11

    February 2017 Visa Bulletin | Predictions & Analysi

    February 2017 Visa Bulletin | Predictions & Analysi
    The U.S. Department of State has released its February 2017 Visa Bulletin. Similar to previous months, the bulletin highlights some marked changes in priority dates. While these changes are slight, it is important to be aware of the correct…
Rank this Week: 810

Condo Reporter

Condo Reporter

Covers condominium law in Ontario, Canada. By Aird & Berlis LLP.

http://www.condoreporter.com/
Rank this Week: 630

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jan 18

    If These Walls Could Speak – a Brief History of the U.S. Supreme Court Building

    If These Walls Could Speak – a Brief History of the U.S. Supreme Court Building
    by Veselin Simonov Lawyers and law students stand in awe of the Supreme Court of the United States. We reverently refer to it as “the Court”. We pick and choose the justices we like and agree with. We read the cases and treat the…
  • Jan 9

    Spring ALERT Program

    Spring ALERT Program
    Welcome back! What you have been awaiting: the spring 2017 ALERT schedule. Topic 1: Researching Ethics Decisions (1/18 @5:00 and 1/19 @1:00) Topic 2: Tech Tools (2/8 @5:00 and 1/9 @3:00) Topic 3: Fastcase! (3/1 @5:00 and 3/2 @3:00) Topic 4:…
  • Dec 12

    Break!

    Break!
    For some, it is the most wonderful time of the year.  Exams end and a long break begins. It is not wonderful for me.  I am so very sad to see everyone go. Come back!  /s The library will only be closed for a couple of weeks.…
Rank this Week: 637