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The Wretched of the Earth

The Wretched of the Earth

Covers issues affecting the poor and indigent.

http://thewretchedoftheearth.blogspot.com
  • Mar 29

    Reciprocal Discovery Bill Becomes Less Reciprocal

    Reciprocal Discovery Bill Becomes Less Reciprocal
    I reported earlier about proposed legislation that would require both prosecutors and defense lawyers to provide discovery in advance of trial in criminal cases. Well, now the bill is going in a surprising direction and the changes have even…
  • Mar 19

    More Bad Bills at the Lege

    More Bad Bills at the Lege
    It continues to shock me when the legislature churns out truly stupid, short-sighted legislation. HB's 23 & 133 are great examples. See my website for more.
  • Mar 18

    Evisceratimg the Rules of Evidence

    Evisceratimg the Rules of Evidence
    Wow, this is a dumb bill being kicked around the Lege this year. Check it out.
Rank this Week: 554

Indian Company Law

Indian Company Law

Covers company law in India. By Durga Rao.

http://indiancorporatelaws.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 8

    RBI guidelines & SARFAESI proceedings?

    RBI guidelines & SARFAESI proceedings?
    It is very clear that the Banks should follow RBI guidelines on Asset-Classification before classifying any loan account as ‘Non-performing Asset (NPA)’. There were judgments saying that it is mandatory for the Banks to follow RBI…
  • Feb 25

    SARFAESI Act & sorrows of Borrower?

    SARFAESI Act & sorrows of Borrower?
    There is every need for the Government to enable/assist the Banks in reducing their NPAs (Non-performing Assets) and it is beyond doubt that the Banks are now well assisted/equipped through the legal frame-work in recovering their dues. The…
  • Feb 25

    SARFAESI Act & sorrows of Borrower?

    SARFAESI Act & sorrows of Borrower?
    There is every need for the Government to enable/assist the Banks in reducing their NPAs (Non-performing Assets) and it is beyond doubt that the Banks are now well assisted/equipped through the legal frame-work in recovering their dues. The…
Rank this Week: 549

Missouri Truck Accident Lawyer…

Missouri Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law and truck accidents. By Ryan Bradley.

http://www.truckaccidentlawyermissouri.com/
  • Dec 29

    Bucklin Missouri Teen Driver Hit by Missouri Truck Driver

    Bucklin Missouri Teen Driver Hit by Missouri Truck Driver
    Katlin J. Elam, a 16 year old from Bucklin, Missouri, was injured in a Linn County Missouri semi-truck accident on December 29, 2011. After the Missouri side impact truck accident, the Bucklin teen was transported to Pershing Hospital by Linn…
  • Aug 14

    Surviving a Roadside Inspection

    Surviving a Roadside Inspection
    Roadside inspections are part of the job for professional truck drivers. The goal of these inspections is to ensure both the truck and driver are in compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations. Trucks are taken out…
  • Jul 25

    Safety Tips for Truck Driver

    Safety Tips for Truck Driver
    Truck drivers carry a lot of responsibility. Trucks are immensely powerful vehicles, and truck driving carries with it it's own set of unique dangers. Trucks are created to transport immense amounts of weight, and are therefore much larger…
Rank this Week: 342

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 503

Florida Intellectual Property Law…

Florida Intellectual Property Law Blog

Covers patents, trademarks, copyright law, franchise law, trade secret law and unfair competition law. By John Rizvi.

http://www.floridaipblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Reader Question: Will my trademark application be denied if...

    Reader Question: Will my trademark application be denied if...
    "Suzy" asks: If I look on uspto.gov and see that there is a company already trademarked under a name similiar to my company's name will my trademarked registration be denied?   My response:  
  • Nov 21

    Patent Writing Secrets: What's the Hook?

    Patent Writing Secrets: What's the Hook?
    Before beginning to draft the patent application there is one step you must take to make sure you get MAXIMUM protection for your idea (and to make sure no one gets around it). And that step is establishing the hook. Allow me to explain what…
  • Nov 18

    Reader Question: Should I take my idea to an investor before getting a patent?

    Reader Question: Should I take my idea to an investor before getting a patent?
    L.C. asks: Quick question. Would there be any issues going to angel investors, or venture capitalists before starting the entire patent process? Would that spark any legal trouble down the line? My answer. It's not that it would spark legal…
Rank this Week: 359

Bank D&O Liability Law Blog

Bank D&O Liability Law Blog

Covers bank director and officer liability. By Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC.

http://www.bankdandolaw.com/
Rank this Week: 357

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, information technology and news for law librarians. By David Badertscher.

http://www.criminallawlibraryblog.com/
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
Rank this Week: 362

AALL Spectrum Blog

AALL Spectrum Blog

A place for law librarians to discuss AALL Spectrum articles and their profession

http://aallspectrum.wordpress.com
  • Jun 15

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved
    The AALL Spectrum blog has moved to inside AALLNET, http://www.aallnet.org/blogs/spectrum-blog. Within AALLNET it should be more readily found by AALL members yet still viewable my non-members.  All the archived content will remain on this…
  • Jun 15

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved
    The AALL Spectrum blog has moved to inside AALLNET, http://www.aallnet.org/blogs/spectrum-blog. Within AALLNET it should be more readily found by AALL members yet still viewable my non-members.  All the archived content will remain on…
  • Jun 6

    The Value of Law Librarian

    The Value of Law Librarian
    Law librarians know the value of law librarians, even when they struggle to articulate that value to others. It pleases us when someone aptly describes what we do; and it satisfies even more when that praise comes from a user. One such…
Rank this Week: 380

Accident Blog

Accident Blog

Covers personal injury, accident prevention, and consumer issues. By the Law Offices of Michael Pines.

http://seriousaccidents.com/blog/
  • May 30

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident
    A young man has been charged with speeding and reckless driving after killing a local woman in a San Diego pedestrian accident. Lawrence Joseph Farry, 25, is facing misdemeanor charges including gross vehicular manslaughter after speeding…
  • Mar 4

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road
    We recently reported on driving tips for teenage drivers, but senior drivers need just as much advice to stay current and safe on the road, and timing couldn’t be any better since next week is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
  • Dec 30

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?
    New York City motorists may be in for a surprise once Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ordinance to collect “crash tax” becomes in-effect. The “crash tax” also referred to as an “accident tax” collects every time a car accident occurs.…
Rank this Week: 423

BizzBangBuzz

BizzBangBuzz

Covers small business, venture capital, entrepreneurship and technology. By Anthony Cerminaro.

http://bizzbangbuzz.blogspot.com/
  • May 8

    The World is Being Flattened

    The World is Being Flattened
    ... by Ten Forces Collapse of Berlin Wall--11/89: The event not only symbolized the end of the Cold war, it allowed people from other side of the wall to join the economic mainstream.
  • Jan 9

    The MBA Oath

    The MBA Oath
    The MBA Oath is a voluntary pledge for graduating MBAs and current MBAs to “create value responsibly and ethically.” The MBA Oath As a business leader I recognize my role in society. My purpose is to lead people and manage resources to…
  • Oct 5

    Business Plan Basic

    Business Plan Basic
    What makes for a successful business plan? This post from Noah Parsons covers the essentials:"Executive summaries need to be short, direct, and provide an overview of the business opportunity ... A good plan will communicate what the business…
Rank this Week: 518

Illinois Workers' Compensation…

Illinois Workers' Compensation Attorneys Blog

Covers Illinois work injury issues, including insurance, FMLA and independent medical examinations. By Dworkin & Maciariello.

http://www.illinoisworkerscompensationattorneys.com/
  • Apr 4

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)
    When an employee is injured at work in Illinois there are a lot of fears that instantly arise: How will I earn an income? Who will pay my medical bills? What if I never return to 100%? Will I still have a job when I am done treating? …
  • Apr 4

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)

    Illinois Workers' Compensation and FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act)
    When an employee is injured at work in Illinois there are a lot of fears that instantly arise: How will I earn an income? Who will pay my medical bills? What if I never return to 100%? Will I still have a job when I am done treating? …
  • Feb 23

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie

    Diskectomies and Spinal Fusions As Treatment of Illinois Work Injurie
    Workers' Compensation benefits are often available for injured workers in Illinois who require surgery for back pain and back injuries resulting from work accidents. Conservative or non-invasive treatment is normally tried first in an effort…
Rank this Week: 414

ChinaLaw Law

ChinaLaw Law

Covers business and legal issues affecting China, Latin America and the United States. By Diaz Reus.

http://www.chinalat.com/
  • Mar 19

    Is Latin America ready for a Chinese economic crisis?

    Is Latin America ready for a Chinese economic crisis?
    The ongoing European debt crisis and the slow recovery in the United States are starting to impact China and Latin America’s economic growth. An inevitable re-balancing of China’s economy will be accompanied by a collapse in commodity…
  • Mar 14

    China’s Surging Influence in Latin American Finance

    China’s Surging Influence in Latin American Finance
    How will bank subsidiaries in Latin America weather the European and U.S. financial crisis? Moody’s Investors Service recently placed 15 Mexican and Brazilian banks and insurance groups on review for down grade of their short- and long-term…
  • Nov 11

    Maersk Line Invests in Chile | New Factory Announcement

    Maersk Line Invests in Chile | New Factory Announcement
    The current shortage of refrigerated containers used in the export of Latin American produce, fish and meat will be less acute in 2013 when Maersk Container Industry (MCI) will begin producing “reefers” as they are known in the industry,…
Rank this Week: 537

North Carolina Social Security…

North Carolina Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers social security disability benefits, appeals and hearings. By the Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo, L.L.C.

http://www.northcarolinasocialsecuritydisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 21

    Goal Setting for 2012 for North Carolina Social Security Disability Hopeful

    Goal Setting for 2012 for North Carolina Social Security Disability Hopeful
    2012 is on the horizon. If you are on North Carolina social security disability, or if you seek SSD or supplemental security income (SSI) benefits, odds are that you face multiple budgetary challenges. Those financial challenges are stacked…
  • Dec 18

    The “Impatience Problem” and North Carolina Social Security Disability

    The “Impatience Problem” and North Carolina Social Security Disability
    The quest for North Carolina Social Security Disability can be brutally slow, especially when you measure that quest in terms of our 24/7, Twitter-centric world view. It’s easy to get impatient, in other words, particularly if you’re…
  • Dec 15

    Disappointed with Your North Carolina Social Security Disability Results?

    Disappointed with Your North Carolina Social Security Disability Results?
    In 2011, over 3 million people sought social security disability benefits in North Carolina and elsewhere in the U.S. It’s a safe bet that many hundreds of thousands of those applicants came out of the process disappointed, if not…
Rank this Week: 429

Dreadnaught

Dreadnaught

Covers military law.

http://dreadnaught.wordpress.com
  • Aug 13

    Changing the Clip on a Spyderco Para-Military 2

    Changing the Clip on a Spyderco Para-Military 2
    The Spyderco Para-Military 2 has four positions for the mounting of the clip.  To change the clip to another position you will need a T7 Torx screwdriver. I ordered mine from Amazon.com.  The total price for a 6-piece set was $5.31 plus…
  • Aug 13

    Changing the Clip on a Spyderco Para-Military 2

    Changing the Clip on a Spyderco Para-Military 2
    The Spyderco Para-Military 2 has four positions for the mounting of the clip.  To change the clip to another position you will need a T7 Torx screwdriver. I ordered mine from Amazon.com.  The total price for a 6-piece set was…
  • Apr 24

    Why President Obama Will Not Close Guantanamo Bay

    Why President Obama Will Not Close Guantanamo Bay
    As regular readers of Dreadnaught will recall, President Obama promised to close Guantanamo Bay within one year.  Then the president learned that it may not be so easy to close.  Congress then opposed the closing and withheld the necessary…
Rank this Week: 373

Nation of Immigrants

Nation of Immigrants

Covers immigration news, laws and policies. By Carl Shusterman.

http://shusterman.typepad.com/nation-of-immigrants/
  • Feb 23

    Sailing in Space: Immigrant NASA Astronaut

    Sailing in Space: Immigrant NASA Astronaut
    The word “astronaut” is derived from the Greek word meaning “space sailor” and refers specifically to members of the United States’ space program, NASA. “Space sailors” in other parts of the world have different names, such as…
  • Feb 22

    Welcome to our website–We look forward to your suggestion

    Welcome to our website–We look forward to your suggestion
    After 9 months of labor, our new website was born on February 17th. I hope that you will agree that after 16 years of being a content-rich, but a rather ugly-looking site, the new site is considerably better looking. I also hope that the site…
  • Feb 14

    Test Post

    Test Post
     
Rank this Week: 513

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson…

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson Neff, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury law affecting Georgia residents.

http://www.mlnlawblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital
    A recent study found that a fall prevention intervention could potentially prevent 1 fall every 4 days, 7.5 falls every month, and 90 falls every year in U.S. hospitals.
  • Nov 18

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual
    Fall injuries and disabilities are likely to increase in coming years as baby boomers move into their senior years. Among older individuals, fall injuries often lead to broken bones, immobility and restricted activity.
  • Nov 16

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly
    Among individuals over the age of 50 who fracture a hip, approximately 25 percent die within the first year after the injury! An additional 60 percent lose their ability to perform day-to-day activities like bathing and cooking.
Rank this Week: 416

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals…

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals blog

Covers the court of last resort on Texas criminal matters. By R. J. MacReady.

http://www.txccablog.com/
  • Jun 2

    Today's Opinions (or lack thereof) - 6/2/10

    Today's Opinions (or lack thereof) - 6/2/10
    The CCA handed down a number of orders denying habeas corpus relief and a few unpublished opinions. Still no Dobbs.
  • May 26

    Fist Full of Meyers - Today's Opinions - 5/26/10

    Fist Full of Meyers - Today's Opinions - 5/26/10
    The CCA handed down orders and opinions in a number of cases. They handed down published opinions, featuring Judge Meyers prominently, in the following cases:
  • May 26

    Case Summary - Douglas Michael Hubert v. State

    Case Summary - Douglas Michael Hubert v. State
    Douglas Hubert was on parole and living with his grandfather when his grandfather called Hubert's parole officer to report that Hubert had violated numerous conditions of his parole, including possessing a firearm. Hubert's parole officer…
Rank this Week: 463

The Social Blog

The Social Blog

A Blog for Human Rights

http://thesocialblog.wordpress.com
  • May 9

    Varun Gandhi again!

    Varun Gandhi again!
    Hindutva seems to have got new vigour now. The Advisory Board constituted to examine Varun Gandhi’s hate speech and booking under the National Security Act has recommended the withdrawal of the said Act against Vaun Gandhi. (news item here)
  • May 9

    Varun Gandhi again!

    Varun Gandhi again!
    Hindutva seems to have got new vigour now. The Advisory Board constituted to examine Varun Gandhi’s hate speech and booking under the National Security Act has recommended the withdrawal of the said Act against Vaun Gandhi. (news item…
  • May 8

    Mayawati and the Political Compromise

    Mayawati and the Political Compromise
    Law and Other things and the Indian Express have a series of posts and articles on Mayawati and her understanding of the constitution; the latest being Vinay Sitapati’s article in the Indian Express available here.
Rank this Week: 422

chosaq

chosaq

Tracks copyright related policy & technology developments in Japan. By Andreas Bovens.

http://chosaq.net
  • Jan 16

    Japan Times article on recent net related legislative development

    Japan Times article on recent net related legislative development
    A quick pointer to a Japan Times article about some of the issues mentioned in my last entry. Chris Salzberg, of Global Voices and Gyaku.jp fame, was so nice to include a quote from a recent conversation we had about this issue :-)
  • Jan 3

    Japan to outlaw downloading illegally reproduced content?

    Japan to outlaw downloading illegally reproduced content?
    The Private Music and Video Recording Subcommittee (??????????) of Japan’s Agency for Cultural Affairs is pushing for a revision of Article 30 of the copyright law, which will outlaw downloading illegal copies of content. Under the current…
  • Dec 19

    A long overdue update

    A long overdue update
    Now that has taken a while! More than 4 months without a single entry—luckily enough, my stats tool reminds me from time to time that people still find their way to this blog. Traffic hasn’t really gone down over the last four months, and…
Rank this Week: 467

California Personal Injury Lawyers…

California Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers California personal injury law concerning slip and fall injuries, hit and run accidents, and car accidents. By the Law Offices of Gary K. Walch.

http://www.californiapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Motorcyclist Killed in California Accident

    Motorcyclist Killed in California Accident
    A motorcycle accident in Wonder Valley, California on February 9, 2017, has been identified as Nikos Lukaris. According to Z1077fm, Lukaris, a 43 year old man from Twentynine Palms, California, was riding his dirtbike without a helmet or…
  • Feb 14

    Father and Daughter Killed in Palmdale Accident

    Father and Daughter Killed in Palmdale Accident
    Sunday evening, an apparent street race led to a violent crash and two people killed. The Palmdale car accident allegedly occurred when two vehicles were racing and one of the vehicles lost control and struck a traffic pole. According to…
  • Feb 12

    San Bernardino Wrongful Death Victim Identified

    San Bernardino Wrongful Death Victim Identified
    On Saturday, February 11, 2017, Cesar Manuel Floriano Ortiz of Highland was killed in a single car crash that allegedly occurred at about 12:45 am, when he was riding as a passenger in the vehicle.  Apparently, Brien Jesus Reyna of San…
Rank this Week: 812

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 747

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Feb 20

    Introduction to the Catholic Faith: Week 6: Morality and a puzzle re alcohol

    Introduction to the Catholic Faith: Week 6: Morality and a puzzle re alcohol
    This week STEP class is about church teachings on morality. As Catholics, we distinguish between mortal and venial sin. The readings inform that: There are three conditions for a sin to be a mortal... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Feb 20

    Introduction to the Catholic Faith: Week 6: Who knew there are categories of virtue?

    Introduction to the Catholic Faith: Week 6: Who knew there are categories of virtue?
    As previously noted, I'm enrolled in Notre Dame's STEP program and currently taking the Core Course: Introduction to the Catholic Faith. This week's class focused on Morality. One of the discussion... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Feb 18

    Some Favorite Michael Novak Books in Order of Importance to Me

    Some Favorite Michael Novak Books in Order of Importance to Me
    Toward a Theology of the Corporation by Michael Novak https://t.co/7pfuXNGMF1 via @amazon — Professor Bainbridge (@ProfBainbridge) February 19, 2017 Highly recommended: The Spirit of Democratic... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 809

Revista Mi Patente

Revista Mi Patente

Una revista especializada en temas de propiedad intelectual, de contenido ágil y propositivo que gira en torno a las ideas que se convierten en negocios, desde su transformación, administración, protección y cuidado; así como las noticias más importantes que se desarrollan en el entorno.

http://www.mipatente.com/
  • Feb 20

    Biosensores para prevención de derrumbe

    Biosensores para prevención de derrumbe
    Por Dioreleytte Valis Xalapa, Veracruz. 2 de febrero de 2017 (Agencia informativa Conacyt).- El doctor en ciencias computacionales Marco Antonio López Trinidad, miembro del cuerpo académico del Laboratorio Nacional de…
  • Feb 20

    Investigadores producen cosméticos a partir de la piel de borrego

    Investigadores producen cosméticos a partir de la piel de borrego
    Ciudad de México. 2 de febrero de 2017 (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- El doctor en ciencias de alimentos y profesor investigador del Instituto de Ciencias Agropecuarias de la Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo…
  • Feb 20

    Crean saliva artificial en la UAM que podría auxiliar a pacientes en tratamiento por cáncer, entre otro

    Crean saliva artificial en la UAM que podría auxiliar a pacientes en tratamiento por cáncer, entre otro
    Radioterapia y otros métodos afectan a la glándula que produce la vital sustancia y ahora este desarrollo tiene potencial para comercializarse Las glándulas salivales pueden inhibir parcial o totalmente su funcionamiento…
Rank this Week: 807

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Cowtown Marathon, Thanks For Helping Our Children

    Cowtown Marathon, Thanks For Helping Our Children
    Last week I helped the Cowtown Marathon hand out running shoes to the students at the school I adopted many years ago and it was a blast. The staff goes out to 90 Fort Worth schools and community centers to give away 5,000 pairs of…
  • Feb 17

    Car Accident Injuries And Failure To Use Seat Belts: Injury Lawyer Speaks Out

    Car Accident Injuries And Failure To Use Seat Belts: Injury Lawyer Speaks Out
    As a personal injury lawyer in Dallas-Fort Worth for the last 37 years, I’ve seen far too many car wreck injuries that were caused by the lack of seat belt use.  Frankly, this angers me. I was reminded of this when I read that nine…
  • Feb 16

    Why You Should Be More Worried About Tahoe Accident Than Terror Attack

    Why You Should Be More Worried About Tahoe Accident Than Terror Attack
    Yesterday the National Safety Council announced that an estimated 40,200 Americans died in traffic collisions last year. Picture an almost filled Texas Rangers ballpark if you don’t think this is a problem. This number is just shy of…
Rank this Week: 909

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

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

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    8 Simple Steps to Create a Referral Network of Other Attorney

    8 Simple Steps to Create a Referral Network of Other Attorney
    A strong referral base is only built over a period of time, and is based on cultivating great relationships with referral sources. Developing those relationships is a two-way street, especially when it comes to building a referral network of…
  • Feb 17

    Why the Most Important Rainmaker in Your Law Firm is the Person Who Answers the Phone

    Why the Most Important Rainmaker in Your Law Firm is the Person Who Answers the Phone
    Take a look at this recent Google infographic on legal market trends:   If there is one thing that stands out about this research, it’s this: 72% of prospects contact attorneys via phone.  This is why the most important…
  • Feb 16

    Headline Hacks: 8 Proven Formulas + 100 Ideas to Grab Attention on Social Media

    Headline Hacks: 8 Proven Formulas + 100 Ideas to Grab Attention on Social Media
    When you post something on social media that no one comments on or likes, it almost feels like a personal rejection.  And when you’re posting to get attention for your law firm and no one cares what you’re writing, you are…
Rank this Week: 632

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 983

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child custody, and child support in Florida. By Wolf, Atter & Wolf, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Child Testimony and Litigation

    Child Testimony and Litigation
    Generally, children will not be called to testify as to matters in a family law case. Many parents have difficulty understanding why their child will not be called on to express their wishes, concerns, or input regarding the situation that…
  • Feb 10

    I Just Had A Second Baby, Can I Modify My Child Support Obligation Downward?

    I Just Had A Second Baby, Can I Modify My Child Support Obligation Downward?
    The Florida Statute governing child support is 61.30. This statute covers in great depth the child support laws in Florida. The statute covers the base level of financial support for each child support obligation based on the household income…
  • Jan 8

    My Marriage is NOT Irretrievably Broken, But My Spouse Wants a Divorce.

    My Marriage is NOT Irretrievably Broken, But My Spouse Wants a Divorce.
    Florida is a no-fault divorce state. What this means is that the Florida court judges do not need to hear testimony or be shown evidence to support that one party caused the breakdown of the marriage or that the breakdown of the marriage…
Rank this Week: 982

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/
  • Feb 20

    Exceptions to Medicaid Estate Recovery

    Exceptions to Medicaid Estate Recovery
    A large number of clients worry about the consequences of utilizing Medicaid to pay for long-term care. Most importantly, they have received information from non-legal professionals that Medicaid will take their home or that the spouse will…
  • Feb 13

    Issues to Consider when Your Child Goes off to College

    Issues to Consider when Your Child Goes off to College
    It’s February, folks. That means that college acceptance letters will soon be arriving via email, snail mail or however they get around these days. Once the initial euphoria has worn off and you know that your child is definitely going…
  • Feb 6

    Commonly Overlooked Tools for Incapacity Planning

    Commonly Overlooked Tools for Incapacity Planning
    Every individual should have a plan for when they can no longer make decisions for themselves effectively but most delay planning because it entails the confronting their fears about disability, death, and dying. As the U.S. population ages…
Rank this Week: 924

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

Nebraska Debt & Bankrtupcy Blog

By Samuel J. Turco Jr.

http://www.nebraskadebtbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Student Loan Discharged Despite Zero Monthly Payment Option

    Student Loan Discharged Despite Zero Monthly Payment Option
      The Eight Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (8th BAP) affirmed the discharge of a $27,000 of federal student loan debt despite the fact that the debtor, Sara Fern, was eligible to pay nothing in an Income Based Repayment (IBR) plan.…
  • Jan 13

    Was your bankruptcy case prepared in India?

    Was your bankruptcy case prepared in India?
    Here is the advertisement spam in today’s inbox: Attorneys Get Started with Team India Published by Actuit India on 20th January 2008 Hire Bankruptcy Petition Preparation Services Since 2008 Actuit has a disciplined team of paralegals…
  • Jan 6

    Must a Debtor’s Attorney Personally Meet With The Client?

    Must a Debtor’s Attorney Personally Meet With The Client?
      UNLV law professor Nancy Rapoport asks a series of questions in her latest article published in www.ConsiderChapter 13.org. To what extent must a debtor’s attorney personally meet with the client prior to filing the petition on…
Rank this Week: 960

Sader Law Firm Blog

Sader Law Firm Blog

Covers bankruptcy, collections and student loans.

http://www.saderlawfirm.com/blog
  • Feb 20

    Where Can You Receive Free Tax Preparation in Kansas City?

    Where Can You Receive Free Tax Preparation in Kansas City?
    There is no shame in seeking help to file your state and federal taxes. Our tax laws are complex, intimidating and constantly changing. The penalties for making mistakes may cause you fear and frustration when it comes time to file taxes.…
  • Feb 20

    Should You Be Worried About Identity Theft While Filing Taxes?

    Should You Be Worried About Identity Theft While Filing Taxes?
    Identity thieves make billions of dollars off American tax filers every year. The IRS claimed tax refund fraud would net thieves $21 billion in 2016. Even online tax services supported by the IRS are not always safe. In 2015, the tax filing…
  • Feb 15

    3 Businesses that Thrived After Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    3 Businesses that Thrived After Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    Chapter 11 bankruptcy can give businesses a chance to restructure debts, maintain control of operations and become profitable again. The following three examples briefly describe how businesses have pulled themselves back from the brink of…
Rank this Week: 915

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    On the Lawyer 2 Lawyer Podcast: The Nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

    On the Lawyer 2 Lawyer Podcast: The Nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court
    On the latest episode of Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we consider President Trump’s nomination of 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Helping us consider the nomination are two experts: Carrie Severino, chief…
  • Feb 20

    Stanford Law Journal Publishes Special Issue on Lawyer Activism Under Trump

    Stanford Law Journal Publishes Special Issue on Lawyer Activism Under Trump
    Stanford Law School’s Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties has published a special issue, A Lawyer’s Guide to Activism, Resistance, and Change Under Trump. “The focus of this edition is the role that law students and…
  • Feb 16

    New Site ‘Legably’ Matches Lawyers With Lawyers For Short-Term Project

    New Site ‘Legably’ Matches Lawyers With Lawyers For Short-Term Project
    A new website called Legably aims to enable solo and small-firm lawyers to handle higher workloads by hiring other attorneys on an on-demand basis. The site matches attorneys who are looking for extra work with attorneys who have projects…
Rank this Week: 560

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Feb 20

    13 inspiring quotes in honor of President’s Day

    13 inspiring quotes in honor of President’s Day
    In honor of President's Day we have put together thirteen inspiring quotes from presidents throughout the history of the United States. The post 13 inspiring quotes in honor of President’s Day appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Feb 16

    Making sure your destination wedding is legal

    Making sure your destination wedding is legal
    Marriage laws can vary by location so we have provided some things to consider to make sure that your destination wedding is legal when you return home. The post Making sure your destination wedding is legal appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Feb 14

    Love rules: 8 laws that could affect your love life

    Love rules: 8 laws that could affect your love life
    Our country it’s known as the Land of the Free but there are a few laws that make little sense, most of them are old enough to be forgotten but, […] The post Love rules: 8 laws that could affect your love life appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 690

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 954

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Discusses of compliance, conflicts, intake and other risk issues for law firm risk professionals.

http://www.lawfirmrisk.com/
  • Feb 20

    SHOCKER: When Lawyers Breach Confidentiality (for Profit)

    SHOCKER: When Lawyers Breach Confidentiality (for Profit)
    "Akin Gump Lawyer Accused of Trying to Sell Lawsuit Under Seal" --"A Washington lawyer at a prominent firm was arrested in a disguise while trying to sell a copy of a secret lawsuit involving a company that was under investigation by the U.S.…
  • Feb 8

    Big Conflicts Case Continues to Make Big New

    Big Conflicts Case Continues to Make Big New
    This one heated up in December, but is still worth noting, as we wait for the next update:"Why This California Case Is Driving a Wedge Between Law Firms and Clients" --"Dozens of major law firms are lining up against their corporate clients…
  • Feb 7

    Risk News: The Meta Meta Update

    Risk News: The Meta Meta Update
    In November, we noted an ethics opinion: "No ‘Web Bugs’ on E-mail to Opposing Counsel, Bar Panel Says." Now comes a related story – tied to when providing metadata is NOT allowed. (And, similarly, considering the different…
Rank this Week: 754

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

Covers felonies, casino markers, murder, manslaughter, arson and other criminal conduct.

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Feb 20

    Medical Marijuana Uses in Las Vega

    Medical Marijuana Uses in Las Vega
    Medical marijuana laws in Nevada continue to trip up many citizens. A better understanding of approved medical marijuana uses in Las Vegas may alleviate some of this confusion and help people to avoid finding themselves with legal problems.…
  • Feb 18

    Misdemeanor Charges in Las Vega

    Misdemeanor Charges in Las Vega
    Nevada state law breaks up criminal offenses into three categories. These are misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors and felonies. Misdemeanors are the least serious offenses. Accordingly, they also carry the lightest punishments. This does not…
  • Feb 16

    Juvenile Law Lawyers in Las Vega

    Juvenile Law Lawyers in Las Vega
    When juveniles face criminal charges in Las Vegas, it can be a particularly heartbreaking situation. Frequently, it’s difficult for parents to even believe that their minor child has gotten in trouble with the law. The temptation to…
Rank this Week: 987

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 20

    Law Library Tips on Avoiding Plagiarism

    Law Library Tips on Avoiding Plagiarism
    Whether you are writing a brief or a seminar paper, take care to avoid plagiarism. Your legal readers, from judges to fellow scholars, expect to be able to identify which words and ideas are yours and which come from others, in part to…
  • Feb 13

    Research Tip: What is “Permanent” Online?

    Research Tip: What is “Permanent” Online?
    Websites “disappear” for any number of reasons. Presidential transitions, general link rot, or site design errors can all contribute to Internet content vanishing. What’s a researcher to do? Consider whether you can find a permanent…
  • Feb 6

    Research International Arbitration or Intellectual Property Using New Law Library Database

    Research International Arbitration or Intellectual Property Using New Law Library Database
    As we begin a new semester, you might be interested in checking out two of the Moritz Law Library’s newer databases: Kluwer Arbitration and Kluwer IP Law. Kluwer Arbitration has resources on international arbitration, offering both primary…
Rank this Week: 887

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Feb 20

    $37,200 Jury Verdict in Gulfport Federal Court Sexual Harassment Trial

    $37,200 Jury Verdict in Gulfport Federal Court Sexual Harassment Trial
    What better way to observe Presidents’ Day than a report on a jury verdict in a recent sexual harassment trial? The trial was week before last in Gulfport in the case of Canaski v. Mid-Mississippi Properties. Here is the salacious…
  • Feb 9

    Mississippi House Passes More Tort Reform

    Mississippi House Passes More Tort Reform
    The Mississippi House of Representatives passed HB 481 this week. Here is the bill. The bill legislatively abrogates the collateral source rule. The purpose of the bill is to kill what’s left of the plaintiff’s bar in Mississippi.…
  • Feb 7

    $150,000 Jury Verdict in Lamar County Car Wreck Trial

    $150,000 Jury Verdict in Lamar County Car Wreck Trial
    On January 19, 2017 a Lamar County jury rendered a $150,000 verdict in Sullivan v. Tate and Miss. Farm Bureau Casualty Ins. Co. Plaintiff, Ms. Sullivan, and Defendant, Ms. Tate, were involved in a low-impact collision at the intersection of…
Rank this Week: 662

North Carolina Car Accident…

North Carolina Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents, drunk driving, and injuries to children. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinacaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Auto Maker Cleared in Deadly Crash

    Auto Maker Cleared in Deadly Crash
    An investigation by federal auto safety regulators has reportedly found there were no defects in an Autopilot-enabled vehicle that was involved in a fatal car accident last spring. According to The New York Times, auto safety regulators have…
  • Feb 17

    Six-Year-Old Boy Dies in Charlotte Car Accident, Driver Charged for Not Properly Securing Him

    Six-Year-Old Boy Dies in Charlotte Car Accident, Driver Charged for Not Properly Securing Him
    A six-year-old boy was killed in a Charlotte car accident recently, and police have charged the driver of the vehicle in which he was riding with involuntary manslaughter. According to The Charlotte Observer, the boy died at a local hospital…
  • Feb 15

    Boy Killed, Five Children Injured in Drunk Driving Accident

    Boy Killed, Five Children Injured in Drunk Driving Accident
    A Florida man was arrested on charges of DUI manslaughter and numerous counts of DUI injury following a crash that killed a three-year-old boy and seriously injured several others. Troopers with the state highway patrol reported the boy was…
Rank this Week: 614

Oklahoma Insurance Law

Oklahoma Insurance Law

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

http://www.okinsurancelawblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Churches Need Liability Insurance Just Like Everyone Else!

    Churches Need Liability Insurance Just Like Everyone Else!
    You don’t always think about a church needing liability insurance. Churches are bad, in fact,  churches are known for doing good. Some church groups engage in food banks, food drives, clothing centers, and all sorts of work to make…
  • Feb 17

    Living in Oklahoma’s Tornado Alley and Needing Insurance

    Living in Oklahoma’s Tornado Alley and Needing Insurance
    Living in Oklahoma means living with tornadoes, and living with tornadoes means having to deal with tornado damage. The damage caused by tornadoes can be catastrophic. The aftermath can leave whole towns devastated. Comfort can be found in…
  • Feb 7

    Lessons That Can Be Learned From State Farm’s Highly Efficient Oklahoma Claim Practice

    Lessons That Can Be Learned From State Farm’s Highly Efficient Oklahoma Claim Practice
    You can learn a lot by observing what others do. If they have a better way of adjusting claims, then it probably pays to imitate their processes. You should also pay attention to things that don’t work. Intelligent people imitate…
Rank this Week: 660

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Feb 20

    Trade Deficit Shenanigan

    Trade Deficit Shenanigan
    From the WSJ: The Trump administration is considering changing the way it calculates U.S. trade deficits, a shift that would make the country’s trade gap appear larger than it had in past years, according to people involved in the…
  • Feb 20

    Banning Imports/Junk Food in Vanuatu

    Banning Imports/Junk Food in Vanuatu
    From the NY Times: Cookies and sugary drinks served at government meetings are about to go away. So are imported noodles and canned fish served in tourist bungalows. Taking their place? Local coconuts, lobsters and lime juice. While many…
  • Feb 17

    Is the U.S. Complaint on BC Wine Measures an Easy Win?

    Is the U.S. Complaint on BC Wine Measures an Easy Win?
    For anyone who has ever lived in, or traveled to, Canada, there is one indisputable fact—buying liquor is a challenge. Rules have slowly been relaxed, however, with wine sales in groceries stores leading the way. I remember a trip to...
Rank this Week: 761

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Decalogue of Good Practices for Electronic Mediation

    Decalogue of Good Practices for Electronic Mediation
    Aura Esther Vilalta, Senior Lecturer in Civil Law at the University of Oberta Cataluña, has written “Decalogue of Good Practices for Electronic Mediation,” Emedeu Project Edition, Forthcoming.
  • Feb 16

    ICSID Orders Ecuador to Pay $380 Million to U.S. Oil Exploration Company Over Investment Treaty Violation

    ICSID Orders Ecuador to Pay $380 Million to U.S. Oil Exploration Company Over Investment Treaty Violation
    An International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (“ICSID”) arbitration tribunal has ordered the Republic of Ecuador to pay a ConocoPhillips wholly-owned subsidiary nearly $380 million related to Ecuador’s breach…
  • Feb 15

    Texas Federal Court Holds New DOL Regulations Do Not Violate the FAA

    Texas Federal Court Holds New DOL Regulations Do Not Violate the FAA
    The Northern District of Texas has ruled new Department of Labor (“DOL”) regulations that would require financial institutions to preserve an investor’s right to bring or participate in a class action do not violate the…
Rank this Week: 899

Oregon Law Practice Management

Oregon Law Practice Management

Provides practice management tips for Oregon lawyers. By Beverly Michaelis.

http://oregonlawpracticemanagement.com/
  • Feb 20

    Choosing a Practice Area

    Choosing a Practice Area
    Last week I made an impassioned plea encouraging you to create a business plan.  A big part of the planning process involves selecting an area (or areas) of practice. Sounds easy enough, but is it? Don’t Choose a Practice Area…
  • Feb 13

    I Don’t Want to Create a Business Plan!

    I Don’t Want to Create a Business Plan!
    I get it.  I really do.  They involve work and you’re busy.  And if you’re not trying to sell someone on why they should give you money to start or grow your law practice, why would you bother? Because, my ……
  • Feb 6

    SEO Your Website Using Free Directory Listing

    SEO Your Website Using Free Directory Listing
    With so many good marketing folks to follow on social media, who should you choose? I previously featured two of my favorites here.  Another great contender is Edmund Yan of Yan Media. I like Edmund because his posts are concrete:…
Rank this Week: 609

NJ Personal Injury Blog

NJ Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law and cases in New Jersey. By the Law Offices of Francis M. Smith.

http://www.franksmithlaw.com/nj-personal-injury-blog/
  • Feb 20

    The Defense's Answer to the Personal Injury Complaint

    The Defense's Answer to the Personal Injury Complaint
    By Francis M. SmithOnce your attorney has submitted your personal injury complaint letter to the court in order to initiate your lawsuit proceedings, it’s the insurance company’s turn to respond. If they have not already done so,…
  • Feb 17

    "Interrogatories" (a/k/a Written Questions) in Personal Injury Case

    "Interrogatories" (a/k/a Written Questions) in Personal Injury Case
    By Francis M. SmithThe initial stage of your personal injury lawsuit is the discovery phase, in which both sides exchange information and research the issues surrounding your accident in order to build their cases. An important part of this…
  • Feb 13

    The Complaint: the First Document Your Attorney Files in Court

    The Complaint: the First Document Your Attorney Files in Court
    By Francis M. SmithThe personal injury complaint is one of the first, and one of the most important, documents that will be filed in your injury lawsuit. The complaint is a formal document that outlines for the court the basic facts of your…
Rank this Week: 577

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers recent cases, helpful tips, and research with personal injury, workers compensation, accident injuries, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.

http://www.malmanlaw.com/malman-law-injury-blog
  • Feb 20

    Will Smart Windshields Reduce Distracted Driving Cases?

    Will Smart Windshields Reduce Distracted Driving Cases?
    Known as “heads-up displays” or HUDs, these new tech devices are the latest rage from automobile manufacturers. The manufacturer will claim that these smart windshields reduce distracted driving because all pertinent information…
  • Feb 13

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?
    Cold and flu season is at its peak this time of the year. That means more drivers are out on the roads with decongestants in their system, cold medications delaying their response time, and high fevers paired with chills that are making them…
  • Feb 6

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit
    Car accident lawsuits are inherently confusing. This reason alone is why accident victims are encouraged to hire a personal injury attorney to assist them with their case. If you have been injured in a car accident, regardless of the stage…
Rank this Week: 706

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

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

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • Feb 20

    Anti-Muslim and anti-Mexican attitudes create a  self-fulfilling prophecy

    Anti-Muslim and anti-Mexican attitudes create a  self-fulfilling prophecy
    Lately we’ve heard a lot more anti-immigrant bias expressed in public and it turns out, hate speech breeds hatred of its own. This research has pretty frightening findings and you may find it hard to believe there is such misinformed…
  • Feb 17

    Changing your name after marrying, bias at home and  work, and smart-phone blindne

    Changing your name after marrying, bias at home and  work, and smart-phone blindne
    It’s time again for another combination post featuring fascinating tidbits you may have missed were it not for our eagle eyes and constant efforts to keep you informed. And yes, we’ll start at the end since we know you are…
  • Feb 15

    Countering judicial “rehabilitation”: Tell it to the judge 

    Countering judicial “rehabilitation”: Tell it to the judge 
    Anyone who has been in court more than a few times, has likely heard a judge “rehabilitate” a potential juror who has expressed bias by asking the juror if they will, in judging “this case”, be “fair, impartial…
Rank this Week: 820