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Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Aug 18

    Online Litigation Finance Platform at LexShare

    Online Litigation Finance Platform at LexShare
    Daniel Fisher at Forbes has an article, Investing In Lawsuits Is Heating Up, Aided By Electronic Platform, discussing LexShares.
  • Aug 15

    University of Haifa Conference on the Legal Resolution of Mass Dispute

    University of Haifa Conference on the Legal Resolution of Mass Dispute
    The University of Haifa in Israel is hosting an international conference on the Legal Resolution of Mass Disputes on November 26-27, 2015. The conference includes a remarkable gathering of speakers from numerous countries. Participating…
  • Jun 8

    Cert Grant on Statistical Adjudication

    Cert Grant on Statistical Adjudication
    The Supreme Court this morning granted certiorari in Tyson Foods v. Bouaphakeo. The questions presented are: (1) Whether differences among individual class members may be ignored and a class action certified under Federal Rule of Civil…
Rank this Week: 274

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Why Waiting Until the Last Minute to Hire a Criminal Lawyer is Not a Good Idea

    Why Waiting Until the Last Minute to Hire a Criminal Lawyer is Not a Good Idea
    Not unlike most Sundays I woke up yesterday to several find messages on my cell phone from perspective clients who are in need of criminal legal representation in court today. Someone needed a lawyer for a domestic assault and battery case…
  • Jul 24

    How Good Lawyers Manage Client Expectations in Criminal Case

    How Good Lawyers Manage Client Expectations in Criminal Case
    At least once a week a potential client will come into my office to discuss a pending case and conclude the conversation by asking me what guarantees I can give him. My answer is the same each time. There are no guarantees in this business.…
  • Jul 22

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?
    Motions in limine are requests brought by the parties and decided by a judge that determine what evidence might be admitted or excluded at trial. These motions are usually filed prior to trial or on the day of trial however they can be…
Rank this Week: 482

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 993

Massachusetts Personal Injury Blog

Massachusetts Personal Injury Blog

Covers Massachusetts motor vehicle accidents, bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, slips and falls, dog bites and other accidents. By Christopher F. Earley.

http://christopherfearley.typepad.com/massachusetts_personal_in/
  • Jan 28

    What My Clients Say About Me...

    What My Clients Say About Me...
    "Chris, stood by me through the whole process. He was always there to answer any questions I had. Even after the case was complete I had an issues with a bank and he also help me out. Very Stand up...
  • Jan 2

    Injured On The Job? Call 617 338 7400 Now For Your FREE Consultation! (24/7 Availability)

    Injured On The Job? Call 617 338 7400 Now For Your FREE Consultation! (24/7 Availability)
    *You need a workers comp lawyer that will protect your rights. If you don't have one, you are at a huge disadvantage. *Get the compensation you deserve. *Call me now at 617 338 7400 if you, a loved one, or...
  • Oct 22

    Massachusetts Construction Accident Lawyer - Call 617 338 7400 Now For Your FREE CONSULTATION!

    Massachusetts Construction Accident Lawyer - Call 617 338 7400 Now For Your FREE CONSULTATION!
    Sadly, construction workers in Massachusetts are injured much too frequently on the job. Hard working Massachusetts construction workers are oftentimes exposed to hazardous working conditions without proper safeguards in place. As a result,…
Rank this Week: 796

MauledAgain

MauledAgain

Covers tax law, legal education, the First Amendment, religion, and law generally. By Villanova law professor James Edward Maule.

http://mauledagain.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    When Tax Maneuvering Goes Bad

    When Tax Maneuvering Goes Bad
    The politicians outdid themselves this time. According to this story, a gerrymandering stunt has backfired, leaving the outcome of a vote on a local sales tax increase in the hands of one person.When the promoters of the Business Loop 70…
  • Aug 31

    The Tax and Benefits Conundrum

    The Tax and Benefits Conundrum
    The anti-tax crowd, along with those who are willing to tolerate minimal taxation but want to cut significantly government spending, must not be very happy with a photo and story making the rounds. I first saw the photo on facebook, where it…
  • Aug 28

    Traffic Ticket Fines Based on Income?

    Traffic Ticket Fines Based on Income?
    Over at debate.org, TheUnapologeticTruth asked, “Should traffic tickets be scaled to personal income like taxes?” No matter one’s conclusion, it is helpful that this sort of question is asked every now and then to see if…
Rank this Week: 480

May it Please the Court

May it Please the Court

Covers legal news and observations. By J. Craig Williams.

http://www.mayitpleasethecourt.com/journal.asp
  • Jun 11

    Personal Injury Law Just Got Trickier For Hospital

    Personal Injury Law Just Got Trickier For Hospital
    We thought the tort law in personal injury cases was fairly well defined, but a new appellate opinion has got hospitals and their attorneys in a dither, while plaintiffs and their lawyers are throwing a big party.Especially now that they can…
  • Jun 3

    You Can't Stop Your Home Address From Being Given to Your Union

    You Can't Stop Your Home Address From Being Given to Your Union
    Local 721 of the Service Employees International Union is the exclusive bargaining representative of all Los Angeles County employees.  No one employee can even ask his or her boss for a raise.  SEIU speaks on behalf of everyone,…
  • May 31

    When Is An Insurance Agent Not An Agent?

    When Is An Insurance Agent Not An Agent?
    You may be surprised to learn that an insurance broker, despite the broker's more commonly known name of "insurance agent," isn't really always considered an agent of the insurance company.  Sure, there are some insurance companies that…
Rank this Week: 614

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
  • Sep 3

    L-1B Denials on the Decline: A new dawn of reasonableness?

    L-1B Denials on the Decline: A new dawn of reasonableness?
    By John J. Gallini & Grant W. Godfrey On August 28, 2015, the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (“USCIS”) released its performance data related to the adjudication of L-1B “specialty knowledge”…
  • Sep 1

    MBBP’s Faith Kasparian’s Article Draws National Interest

    MBBP’s Faith Kasparian’s Article Draws National Interest
    MBBP Senior Attorney Faith Kasparian’s article on M&A privacy and compliance concerns (M&A Privacy and Compliance with Applicable Privacy Laws and Sharing of Customer Information) drew the attention of Reporter Katie Rucke of…
  • Aug 26

    DraftKings Kicks off Football Season at Gillette

    DraftKings Kicks off Football Season at Gillette
    MBBP Client DraftKings, the leading provider of daily fantasy sport, will be opening a branded fantasy sports lounge at Gillette Stadium. The startup, which has raised $375 million in venture funding since 2012, also announced…
Rank this Week: 526

Media Law

Media Law

Covers freedom of the press. By Robert J. Ambrogi.

http://medialaw.legaline.com/
  • Dec 16

    A Compact Portable Scanner and Projector

    A Compact Portable Scanner and Projector
    I have been playing around with a handy little device called the HoverCam Mini 5.  Billed as a pocket-sized scanner, it is actually a 5.0 megapixel autofocus camera that functions as both an overhead scanner and a video projector. You…
  • Dec 13

    An Appeal for Corporate and Law Firm Sponsor

    An Appeal for Corporate and Law Firm Sponsor
    In January, I am slated to become president of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation, the premier legal charity supporting access to justice and civil legal services in Massachusetts. I am particularly honored because 2014 is a momentous year for…
  • Dec 13

    TechnoLawyer Picks the Year’s Top Tech Product

    TechnoLawyer Picks the Year’s Top Tech Product
    Transporter, a device that lets lawyers set up their own private cloud for secure file storage, has been named as the year’s top new product for lawyers in TechnoLawyer’s listing of the top 25 new products and services. The top 25…
Rank this Week: 832

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Sep 3

    Canadian Whistle-Blowing Legislation

    Canadian Whistle-Blowing Legislation
    Frederic St-Martin has published Measuring the Effectiveness of Canadian Whistleblowing Law as his master's thesis (International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA)). Here is the abstract. Due to the increasing complexity of modern organizations,…
  • Sep 3

    Australia's Data Retention Law

    Australia's Data Retention Law
    Graham Greenleaf, University of New South Wales, Faculty of Law, has published Going Against the Flow: Australia Enacts a Data Retention Law at 134 Privacy Laws & Business International Report 26-28 (2015). Here is the abstract. After the…
  • Sep 3

    Public Institutions and the Law of Defamation

    Public Institutions and the Law of Defamation
    Hilary Young, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Faculty of Law, has published Public Institutions as Defamation Plaintiffs. Here is the abstract. It is reasonably well settled in Canadian common law that governments cannot bring…
Rank this Week: 38

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Aug 13

    Radio Berkman 227: How Block Chain Will Change the World

    Radio Berkman 227: How Block Chain Will Change the World
    Listen:or download | …also in Ogg Bitcoin is having its 7th birthday, and its promise to change the way the world thinks about money is looking less and less hyperbolic. For one, the block chain technology underlying Bitcoin…
  • Aug 5

    Radio Berkman 226: Pay the Musician

    Radio Berkman 226: Pay the Musician
    Listen:or download | …also in Ogg The market for recorded music has undergone at least three major reinventions since the dawn of the Internet. At the turn of the century illegal downloading ate away at the music industry’s…
  • Aug 3

    Radio Berkman 225: Can you copyright a joke?

    Radio Berkman 225: Can you copyright a joke?
    Listen:or download | …also in Ogg With 316 million users posting 500 million tweets a day, someone is bound to write an unoriginal tweet now and then. But there are some Twitter users whose entire existence relies completely on…
Rank this Week: 155

Mediation Channel

Mediation Channel

Information, news, and commentary on mediation, negotiation, law, and conflict management. By Diane Levin.

http://mediationchannel.com
Rank this Week: 851

Mediation Matters

Mediation Matters

Covers mediation and negotiations. By Steve Mehta.

http://stevemehta.com/blog/
  • Aug 31

    Prepare for Negotiations Like a Warrior. Play a Game.

    Prepare for Negotiations Like a Warrior. Play a Game.
    The more prepared you are for a negotiation, the fewer surprises there should be and the better able you should be to respond by offers, demands or actions by the other side. One way to prepare is to make a game of it, much like the military…
  • Aug 27

    The Importance of First Impression

    The Importance of First Impression
    How important is a first impression to you? Do you trust your gut instincts, or do you like to live by the motto don’t judge a book by its cover?  No matter which school of thought you belong to, the way you initially present…
  • Aug 23

    Get Over Yourself and Get to the Truth

    Get Over Yourself and Get to the Truth
    The litigation process is a way to discover the truth of a situation and apply the law to determine if the plaintiff’s legal claims are valid and if so, whether damages should be awarded or actions by a defendant should be ordered. How…
Rank this Week: 902

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    Euthanasia 2016 (May 2016)

    Euthanasia 2016 (May 2016)
    NVVE and the World Federation of Right to Die Societies are organizing this biennial international conference, Euthanasia 2016, from May 11-14, 2016 in Amsterdam.  In a world with a growing demand for legalized euthanasia and (physician)…
  • Sep 3

    Gramp - Just after [EOL in Art 115]

    Gramp - Just after [EOL in Art 115]
  • Sep 2

    Big Data, Health Law, & Bioethics (conference & RFP)

    Big Data, Health Law, & Bioethics (conference & RFP)
    Petrie-Flom Center 2016 Annual Conference:Big Data, Health Law, & BioethicsMay 6 and possibly May 7, 2016 Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East ABC, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology,…
Rank this Week: 303

Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Covers asbestos, cancer, class actions, medical malpractice, personal injury and tort reform. By David Austin.

http://legalnews.typepad.com/legalnews/
  • Oct 2

    Doctor's plea for Malpractice Cap dies in Court

    Doctor's plea for Malpractice Cap dies in Court
    The Florida Supreme court has allowed lawyers in Florida to have their clients waive the constitutional limits on fees. TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court has handed a final defeat to doctors who fought for years to place stringent…
  • Oct 2

    Doctor's plea for Malpractice Cap dies in Court

    Doctor's plea for Malpractice Cap dies in Court
    The Florida Supreme court has allowed lawyers in Florida to have their clients waive the constitutional limits on fees. TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court has handed a final defeat to doctors who fought for years to place…
  • Sep 29

    Damages Cap Unconstitutional

    Damages Cap Unconstitutional
    In Louisiana the cap on Medical Malpractice damages was set at $500,000 in 1975.  Well the Louisiana Supreme Court has recently ruled that that amount ($500,000) in not adequate anymore.  It is too low. BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana's $500,000…
Rank this Week: 869

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Sep 2

    Cinco años después confirman sanción disciplinaria a policía

    Cinco años después confirman sanción disciplinaria a policía
    A más de cinco años de ocurrido un arresto indebido, la Comisión de la Policía Civil de Ontario, escuchando en apelación el caso de la sanción disciplinaria, confirmó la suspensión por…
  • Sep 2

    Suiza establece límite máximo de alcohol a operadores de teleférico

    Suiza establece límite máximo de alcohol a operadores de teleférico
    A partir del 1º de octubre de 2015 los conductores de los teleféricos alpinos de Suiza quedarán sujetos, como cualquier conductor de transporte público, a límites máximos de ingesta de alcohol de tal…
  • Sep 2

    Procesan a juez en Uruguay por matrimonios irregulare

    Procesan a juez en Uruguay por matrimonios irregulare
    Un juez de paz de una localidad uruguaya ha sido procesado por el delito de concusión y falsificación ideológica de documento público tras haber realizado cobros indebidos para celebrar matrimonios civiles en las…
Rank this Week: 258

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

By Jordan E. Bublick.

http://jbublick.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Second Foreclosure Case and Quiet Title Action

    Second Foreclosure Case and Quiet Title Action
    A 2013 Florida case dealt with the issue of whether a mortgage remained enforceable after a the dismissal of a foreclosure case and more than five years has passed from the date of the first default in mortgage payments.  The homeowner…
  • Jul 1

    Fallacy of Reasoning: "Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc"

    Fallacy of Reasoning: "Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc"
    "Post hoc ergo propter hoc"  is Latin for the fallacy of reasoning of "after this, therefore because of this."  In an episode of West Wing, President Bartlet  challenged the 27 lawyers in the room that at least one of them…
  • Jul 1

    Introduction to Chapter 13

    Introduction to Chapter 13
    A chapter 13 case is started by filing a petition with the Bankruptcy Court along with the schedules and statements that explain the person's financial situation. Under chapter 13, the debtor must submit a plan or reorganization to provide…
Rank this Week: 713

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    GAO: Student Loan Debt Can be Collected Through Social Security Payment

    GAO: Student Loan Debt Can be Collected Through Social Security Payment
    There’s an old saying regarding two certainties in life: Death and taxes. As it turns out, you can also be pretty certain of another: The U.S. government is probably never going to forgive your student loan debt. In fact, not only with…
  • Aug 30

    CFPB Fines CitiBank $700M for Illegal Credit Card Practice

    CFPB Fines CitiBank $700M for Illegal Credit Card Practice
    The world’s largest credit card lender has been ordered by a U.S. government watchdog agency to repay $700 million to its customers, plus $70 million in fines, due to illegal practices. Specifically, the bank marketed numerous add-on…
  • Aug 28

    Elizabeth Warren: Sign Petition, Protect CFPB From GOP

    Elizabeth Warren: Sign Petition, Protect CFPB From GOP
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren has firmly stated she will not run for President in the 2016 general election. However, she is still vying to keep her U.S. Senate seat, and she is continuing her staunch advocacy for consumer protections. Among these…
Rank this Week: 841

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Sep 1

    Canadian Music Industry Hit With Competition Complaint Over Public Domain Recording

    Canadian Music Industry Hit With Competition Complaint Over Public Domain Recording
    Earlier this year, I wrote about the secret campaign by major record labels and publishers to stop the release of public domain recordings, most notably Beatles records that outsold the offerings from major label records at retail giant…
  • Aug 25

    Senate Reports Give a Glimpse of Potential Future Digital Policie

    Senate Reports Give a Glimpse of Potential Future Digital Policie
    The trial of Senator Mike Duffy featured several notable revelations last week about the inner workings of the Prime Minister's Office. One of the most important was found in a 2013 memo written by former chief of staff Nigel Wright that…
  • Aug 25

    Senate Reports Give a Glimpse of Potential Future Digital Policie

    Senate Reports Give a Glimpse of Potential Future Digital Policie
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on August 22, 2015 as Senate Reports Give a Glimpse of Potential Future Digital Policies The trial of Senator Mike Duffy featured several notable revelations last week about the inner workings of the Prime…
Rank this Week: 44

Michael Markarian: Animals &…

Michael Markarian: Animals & Politics

Covers elections, ballot measures, and legislation. By the Humane Society Legislative Fund.

http://blog.hslf.org/political_animal/
  • Aug 26

    Study Says Americans Could be Eating Horsemeat Without Knowing

    Study Says Americans Could be Eating Horsemeat Without Knowing
    It’s not just Europe where ground beef and meatballs could be tainted with horsemeat. It could happen here in America, too, according to a recent study conducted by researchers in Chapman University’s food science program and…
  • Aug 6

    Lawmakers Taking a Stand to Protect the Salt River Horse

    Lawmakers Taking a Stand to Protect the Salt River Horse
    The U.S. Forest Service has sparked a national outrage with its new plan to remove all of the horses from one of the nation’s most iconic herds—the Salt River horses—from Tonto National Forest in Arizona. In 1971, Congress…
  • Aug 4

    Airlines Take Flight from Trophy Hunting; When Will Congress Get On Board?

    Airlines Take Flight from Trophy Hunting; When Will Congress Get On Board?
    The tragic death of Cecil the lion—senselessly shot by an American dentist with a bow and arrow and left to suffer for hours before being shot again—has exposed the pay-to-slay subculture of wealthy people who spend a fortune to…
Rank this Week: 643

Michael Reiter, Attorney at Law…

Michael Reiter, Attorney at Law Blog

Covers Inland Empire municipal law, personal injury law, real estate law and small business law.

http://michaelreiterlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 14

    Governor Brown Signs Brown Lawn Bill By Assembly Member Brown

    Governor Brown Signs Brown Lawn Bill By Assembly Member Brown
    By Michael Reiter Attorney at Law You may have seen the articles about the new California law that permits dead lawns during the drought. Here is the text of AB1, introduced by Assembly Member Cheryl Brown (D-San Bernardino):…
  • Apr 6

    Code Enforcement Gone Wild

    Code Enforcement Gone Wild
    I was a Deputy City Attorney for the City of San Bernardino and the Assistant City Attorney for the City of Redlands. Along with another Deputy, I advised what was then the Code Enforcement Department in San Bernardino.  The City of…
  • Feb 20

    Byron Waters, Pioneering San Bernardino County Attorney and the First President of the San Bernardino County Bar Association

    Byron Waters, Pioneering San Bernardino County Attorney and the First President of the San Bernardino County Bar Association
    By Michael Reiter, Attorney at Law As a Director-At-Large of the San Bernardino County Bar Association, President Jack Osborn asked me to serve on the San Bernardino County Bar Association Bulletin Committee.  As such, I will be writing…
Rank this Week: 338

Michigan Auto Law Blog

Michigan Auto Law Blog

Provides tips, news and information for Michigan auto accident victims, drivers, and lawyers. By Steven M. Gursten.

http://www.michiganautolaw.com/auto-lawyers-blog
  • Apr 25

    Defense lawyers must produce surveillance within 28 day

    Defense lawyers must produce surveillance within 28 day
    Insurance defense lawyers have less than a month to produce surveillance of auto accident victims – not when it’s convenient for them There is a big problem in Michigan with insurance companies abusing discovery, and nowhere is…
  • Apr 25

    How to report an unsafe trucking company

    How to report an unsafe trucking company
    A lawyer’s response to a plea from a truck driver bring pressured by his employer to break the laws I recently received a plea for help from a truck driver who e-mailed me: “The company that I drive for has … Continue…
  • Apr 24

    Meet Jordan Jones, our newest trial and pre-litigation attorney

    Meet Jordan Jones, our newest trial and pre-litigation attorney
    Jordan Jones is the latest addition to the Michigan Auto Law team. Jordan started off at the firm as a law clerk, and he’s hit the ground running faster than perhaps any new personal injury attorney in Michigan. Jordan already ……
Rank this Week: 532

Michigan Collection Law Blog

Michigan Collection Law Blog

Covers collection agencies, collection law firms, and debt collection. By Nitzkin & Associates.

http://michigancollectionlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 664

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 7

    Michigan DUI - Jail, Counseling, or Neither?

    Michigan DUI - Jail, Counseling, or Neither?
    After more than 25 years as a Michigan DUI lawyer, I am intimately familiar with the concerns and fears people have as they face a drunk driving charge. Of course, everyone's biggest and worst fear after a DUI arrest is...
  • Sep 4

    Michigan Lawyer fee Schedule in Criminal, DUI and License Restoration Case

    Michigan Lawyer fee Schedule in Criminal, DUI and License Restoration Case
    A few days before this article was written, a fellow lawyer approached me as we were leaving a local Macomb County court and asked me about my policy of posting my legal fees on my website and on this blog....
  • Aug 31

    OWI 3rd Offense in Macomb County

    OWI 3rd Offense in Macomb County
    Facing a 3rd offense DUI in Michigan means facing a felony charge. It goes without saying that this is frightening, and there is no denying that a felony drunk driving charge is a big deal, but the intent of this...
Rank this Week: 396

Mid South Trial Lawyer

Mid South Trial Lawyer

Covers personal injury news and developments. By Tim Edwards and Ed Wallis.

http://www.midsouthtriallawyer.com
  • Aug 20

    How To Make A Lot Of Money Through The Stock Market

    How To Make A Lot Of Money Through The Stock Market
    Most people have heard of an individual who has been successful with investments, but they have also heard of a person who has failed. The key is separating the wise decisions from the ones that are not. You will be more successful at this if…
  • Aug 20

    Stock Market Strategies That Will Surely Work

    Stock Market Strategies That Will Surely Work
    Even for those who are experienced, the stock market can be a challenge. Although you have potential of making some money, you could experience misfortunes that set you back. This article will give you some great advice that will help you…
  • Aug 5

    Tricks On How To Make Money In The Stock Market

    Tricks On How To Make Money In The Stock Market
    Are you looking for strong returns on your stock investments? Do those returns never seem to be realized? While lots of people are interested in generating profits through their stock market investments, not many understand how to do it…
Rank this Week: 650

Minnesota Lawyer Blog

Minnesota Lawyer Blog

Minnesota Lawyer Magazine's Blog, featuring Minnesota Legal News.

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

    Is due process what looks bad?

    Is due process what looks bad?
    Those of you who are following news of judicial elections in other states may be interested to know that the U.S. Supreme Court last Friday accepted certiorari in the case of Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Company, which I discussed here. The…
  • Nov 21

    Looking for a few (really) good attorney

    Looking for a few (really) good attorney
    Minnesota Lawyer is currently soliciting nominations for its annual "Attorneys of the Year" award. If you know of someone who had a really good year (or did a lot of good this year, for that matter), let us know about it. Click here for more…
  • Nov 21

    Civil right to counsel a hot topic in today's economy

    Civil right to counsel a hot topic in today's economy
    I attended a CLE yesterday where a Hennepin County judicial law clerk discussed the fact that more and more parties are choosing to represent themselves in court proceedings.
Rank this Week: 856

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

Covers legal developments for civil litigators in Minnesota. By Seth Leventhal.

http://www.minnesota-litigator.com/
  • Nov 14

    “A Question of Exceptional Importance”

    “A Question of Exceptional Importance”
    Update (November 14, 2014): Since my earlier post on Bruce Carneil Webster’s case, below (the death penalty case in which Dorsey & Whitney lawyers are fighting for Webster, a mentally retarded man on death row), Webster lost the…
  • Nov 13

    Yet Another Minnesota Attorneys’ Fee Hair Cut: Green v. BMW.

    Yet Another Minnesota Attorneys’ Fee Hair Cut: Green v. BMW.
    Update (November 13, 2014): This endless case might be nearing its end, with the Minnesota Court of Appeals’ dramatic reduction in the trial court’s award of the victorious Plaintiff’s lawyers’ fees. We conclude…
  • Nov 12

    Too Much Sugar is Bad For You (Like Tens of Thousands of Tons for Millions of Dollars)

    Too Much Sugar is Bad For You (Like Tens of Thousands of Tons for Millions of Dollars)
    Update (November 12, 2014): It seems with each filing (as described below) the news gets worse for defendant U.S. Sugar Company in this case, which appears to be about the defendant’s misfortune of buying sugar at historic high prices…
Rank this Week: 409

Minnesota Workers Compensation…

Minnesota Workers Compensation Secrets from a Former Insurance Company Attorney

Discusses Minnesota workers compensation benefit issues, including wage loss, notice of intent to discontinue, rehabilitation and permanent partial disability. By Thomas Atkinson.

http://mnworkcompsecrets.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 30

    Can I Be Fired For Reporting A Workers Compensation Injury?

    Can I Be Fired For Reporting A Workers Compensation Injury?
    If an employer fires you or threatens to fire you for reporting a work injury they are in violation of Minnesota Statute 176.82; "Any person discharging or threatening to discharge an employee for seeking workers' compensation benefits…
  • Aug 26

    Construction Worker Falls To Death At New Viking Stadium. Was This Preventable?

    Construction Worker Falls To Death At New Viking Stadium. Was This Preventable?
    Today an employee of Berwald Roofing died when he fell to his death and another worker was severely injured.  I'm very familiar with this employer and I am of the opinion that Berwald Roofing, like many Minnesota employers, does not…
  • Aug 8

    Thomas Atkinson Selected A 2015 Minnesota Workers Compensation Super Lawyer

    Thomas Atkinson Selected A 2015 Minnesota Workers Compensation Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers is a peer review, research driven rating system of outstanding lawyers in a particular field of practice.  No more than 5% of all lawyers throughout the practice of Minnesota workers compensation are selected.  Super…
Rank this Week: 179

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Sep 2

    Jackson Office Occupancy Rates Are Stable

    Jackson Office Occupancy Rates Are Stable
    Here is CBRE’s 2015 Report on Jackson Office Occupancy Rates. The overall vacancy rate is 21.5%, roughly the same as a year ago. Downtown continues to have the largest vacancy rate at 32.6%. Highland Colony has a lower vacancy rate…
  • Aug 31

    Maybe Law Students Should Line Up Job Before Law School

    Maybe Law Students Should Line Up Job Before Law School
    In this NY Times Op-ed last week Steven Harper bashed the ABA for not doing enough about “the crisis in legal education.” The problem: too many law students with too much debt and not enough jobs. The author singled out three law…
  • Aug 26

    The Good, The Bad and the Ugly From the Bar Economic Survey

    The Good, The Bad and the Ugly From the Bar Economic Survey
    This week the Mississippi Bar released the results from the 2014 Mississippi Bar Economic Survey. Here it is. The last survey was for 2011. The Good: Pay for associates, secretaries and legal assistants is up from 2011 levels. Only 21.8%…
Rank this Week: 481

Missouri Accident Lawyer Blog

Missouri Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers acar accidents, motorcycle crashes, and trucking accidents. By Ryan Bradley.

http://www.missouriaccidentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 372

Missouri Divorce and Family Law…

Missouri Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers alimony/maintenance, bankruptcy, child support, custody and visitation, divorce, paternity, property division and taxes. By Mark Wortman.

http://familylaw.mwortmanlaw.com/
  • Aug 21

    Relocation approved, custody changed from joint custody to sole custody

    Relocation approved, custody changed from joint custody to sole custody
    Recent case:  Relocation must be in good faith and in children’s best interests; sole custody award appropriate when parents cannot jointly make decisions. In a recent case from the Missouri Supreme Court, a mother sought to modify…
  • May 23

    Conduct not to level of stalking to support protection order

    Conduct not to level of stalking to support protection order
    Recent Case:  Respondent’s conduct did not rise to the level of stalking to support an order of protection. Respondent appeals from the judgment of the trial court granting a full order of protection in favor of Petitioner. …
  • May 4

    Domestic Partnership does not constitute marriage for termination of spousal support (aka alimony)

    Domestic Partnership does not constitute marriage for termination of spousal support (aka alimony)
    Recent case: Missouri law states that remarriage terminates spousal support unless expressly agreed or ordered otherwise. Domestic partnership does not qualify for this purpose. Ex-Husband appeals the circuit court’s judgment denying…
Rank this Week: 974

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Missouri motor vehicle crash, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. By The A.W. Smith Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.missouriinjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 579

Missouri Injury Lawyers Blog

Missouri Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Missouri personal injury law and consumer safety news. By Tatlow, Gump, Faiella & Wheelan LLC.

http://www.missouriinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Cold Weather Carbon Monoxide Risks & How To Aovid Them

    Cold Weather Carbon Monoxide Risks & How To Aovid Them
    Carbon Monoxide commonly referred to as “CO” is an odorless and colorless gas that can cause serious injury by death or asphyxiation. Unfortunately nearly every year hundreds of people in the United States die from carbon monoxide…
  • Nov 12

    A VETERANS DAY SALUTE

    A VETERANS DAY SALUTE
    This week I have had the honor and privilege of listening first hand to veterans, young and old, talk candidly and from the heart about their experiences while serving this great country and while defending the freedoms that we often take for…
  • Oct 29

    Trick or Treat Safety

    Trick or Treat Safety
    Trick or treat? It is almost Halloween, a favorite holiday for many children and adults alike.  Halloween can, however, be scary.  The scare for most parents is not from ghosts, ghouls and goblins, but is instead based on the…
Rank this Week: 858

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/
  • Aug 21

    Accessing and Using TWEN

    Accessing and Using TWEN
    Many professors use TWEN for their courses.  To use it, you'll need to activate the WestlawNext password that you received at orientation. This student guide to TWEN has detailed instructions for setting up and using TWEN. If you have any…
  • Jul 13

    The Blog Goes on Vacation

    The Blog Goes on Vacation
    The blog is taking a brief break for the summer, but it will return! There may be periodic posts now and again, so feel free to check back. Anticipate regular posts again in the fall, and thank you for your readership.
  • Jul 2

    Fashion Law - Classes to Consider and Ohio Ties*

    Fashion Law - Classes to Consider and Ohio Ties*
    Fashion is huge business, and if you are remotely interested in it and still looking for a practice area to focus on, consider fashion law. Loyola Law School in Los Angeles has a fashion law center, and Fordham has just launched an LL.M. in…
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Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    FDLE agent gets five-day suspension, already served, in mortgage case

    FDLE agent gets five-day suspension, already served, in mortgage case
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Kathy Smith, a Key West-based Florida Department of Law Enforcement agent who had been suspended with pay since November 2014 following allegations of mortgage fraud, received a five-day suspension without pay from Aug.…
  • Sep 3

    Guilty Plea in Alabama Foreclosure Bid-Rigging Case

    Guilty Plea in Alabama Foreclosure Bid-Rigging Case
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Michael P. Barbour, a southern Alabama business man pled guilty for his role in conspiracies to rig bids and commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in southern Alabama.  Barbour admitted to…
  • Sep 3

    Father and Son Indicted Short Sale Buy-Back Scheme

    Father and Son Indicted Short Sale Buy-Back Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. George Bussanich Sr., 56, Park Ridge, New Jersey, and his son, George Bussanich Jr., 35, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, were arrested for engaging in a short sale buy-back scheme that used straw buyers and…
Rank this Week: 6

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

A forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers.

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
  • Sep 2

    Self comparison and the myth of perfection

    Self comparison and the myth of perfection
    Self comparison and the myth of perfection:  We live in a society where “perfect” is normal. From stunning models on TV, the food we eat, and people we follow on social media – everything and everyone seems perfect. As…
  • Sep 1

    Winning the Law Firm Job Interview

    Winning the Law Firm Job Interview
    By Paul Freiberger Whether a job interview is a success depends on many things both great and small: how you dress, how you speak, your body language, your facial expression, the “quality” of your handshake and, not least, what…
  • Aug 31

    Through Her Determination - Katherine Larkin-Wong

    Through Her Determination - Katherine Larkin-Wong
    Endurance, Determination and Persistence, all three characteristics I witnessed when attending the Stronger Together Conference in San Francisco. I was surrounded by women who were zealous to jump over the lines of discrimination despite…
Rank this Week: 356

Music & Copyright's Blog

Music & Copyright's Blog

Covers global copyright and legal issues affecting the music industry.

http://musicandcopyright.wordpress.com
  • Sep 2

    New issue of Music & Copyright

    New issue of Music & Copyright
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. PRS for Music begins legal action against SoundCloud UK authors’ society PRS for Music has begun legal action…
  • Aug 5

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Brazil country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Brazil country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. Music Piracy: No longer headline news, but the problem persists with big brand support The fifth annual survey by Music…
  • Jul 22

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Mexico country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Mexico country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. European Parliament adopts MEP Julia Reda’s copyright report The European Parliament has voted by a large majority…
Rank this Week: 861

My Arizona Divorce Lawyer

My Arizona Divorce Lawyer

Provides analysis and commentary on family law matters in Arizona. By Gregg R. Woodnick, PLLC.

http://woodnicklaw.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 10

    Is it really SIDS?

    Is it really SIDS?
    We have all seen that episode of Law and Order SVU where Olivia and Elliot dramatically announce that the forensic results determined that the baby died of… SIDS. SIDS stands for “Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.” According to…
  • Jul 1

    Life-Altering False Allegation

    Life-Altering False Allegation
    A long-time client was recently accused of inappropriately touching his daughter while she bathed.   I handled the original custody matter when the child was only six (6) months old.  My client, we will call him…
  • May 13

    The Top 5 Things to Consider Before Consulting with a Divorce Attorney

    The Top 5 Things to Consider Before Consulting with a Divorce Attorney
    None of us get married thinking that one day we will want a divorce. Most people begin marriages thinking that they will be with their spouse forever. Then, life happens. Some couples overcome difficult obstacles together, while others…
Rank this Week: 962

My Law License

My Law License

Covers the Florida bar admission and grievance process. By Brian Tannebaum.

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    How To Navigate The Starbucks Wine List

    How To Navigate The Starbucks Wine List
    I know, it's a blog about law and ethics. I don't give a shit, it's my blog, and this Starbucks wine thing is more important to you anyway..I was ready to pounce, hard, when I read that Starbucks is now serving wine. I was ready to laugh,…
  • May 4

    The Tech Train Missed The Courtroom Lawyers Stop

    The Tech Train Missed The Courtroom Lawyers Stop
    The legal profession has given themselves to the tech vendors. Their influx to everything lawyer has been successful, causing anyone in state Bar and Bar association leadership to advocate that we all must "embrace technology or die." It's…
  • May 2

    Should Asian Women Stick To Massages?

    Should Asian Women Stick To Massages?
    Lawyer Jeena Cho (Asian woman pictured) is a San Francisco Bankruptcy Lawyer involved in the "Mindfulness" movement for lawyers. I have no interest in the "Mindfulness" movement and have no problem making fun of whatever it is. I…
Rank this Week: 968

My Panama Lawyer

My Panama Lawyer

Discusses issues of interest to foreigners relocating to or investing in Panama.

http://mypanamalawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 12

    Regulators open to offers for Panama bank

    Regulators open to offers for Panama bank
    The reorganization committee of Banco Universal started last week the process of sending letters to all general license banks to participate in the sale process of the company. Banco Universal was intervened by the regulators back in…
  • Jul 6

    Panama: Profits for two men and a dog

    Panama: Profits for two men and a dog
    Global Finance magazine has an interview with a technocrat featured as "the new guard" Pascal Saint-Amans (@PSaintAmans), an OECD veteran named director of its Centre for Tax Policy and Administration in February 2012, who is overseeing the…
  • Jul 1

    Video: Emerging financial centers condemn EC list

    Video: Emerging financial centers condemn EC list
     Eurocrat Pierre Moscovici presents EC Top 30 Listed (at minute 14) Reply from Barbados  Dominica Guernsey St. Lucia Share |
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My Shingle

My Shingle

Covers client relations, ethics, malpractice, legal research, marketing and solo practice trends. By Carolyn Elefant.

http://myshingle.com/
  • Sep 2

    When Faced With Loss. Say Anything

    When Faced With Loss. Say Anything
    Interacting with a coworker who’s just suffered the death of a loved one is awkward enough in a traditional workplace, according to this June 2015 article from Forbes – which also helpfully offers some best practices on what to do…
  • Sep 1

    Second to Last First Day

    Second to Last First Day
    Today, for the second to last time, I snapped a first-day photo of my younger daughter before she departed for the bus. On this go-round, Mira is a junior, so after next year, my first-day photo snapping will end – and as with my older…
  • Aug 28

    Now That Men Are Leaving BigLaw, Does That Mean It’s OK for Women to Leave As Well?

    Now That Men Are Leaving BigLaw, Does That Mean It’s OK for Women to Leave As Well?
    Eight years ago, at a conference sponsored by Ms. JD , I attended a gripe-session about the hardships of big law for women, to which I responded by listing the benefits of starting one’s own firm. As I described here, my remarks were…
Rank this Week: 805

My Social Security Disability SSI…

My Social Security Disability SSI Blog

By Tim Moore.

http://disabilityblogger.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 20

    Idiotic article on Social Security Disability by someone who knows nothing about how the system works.

    Idiotic article on Social Security Disability by someone who knows nothing about how the system works.
    From the the article linked below: "The current program does a poor job defining disabilities, screening applicants, and monitoring beneficiaries to ensure that only those truly unable to work receive benefits." In actuality,…
  • May 27

    Social Security Disability still under attack

    Social Security Disability still under attack
    This is what I suspected would eventually happen. Some members of Congress want to make it even tougher to win disability benefits. One obvious way to do that is to change the medical/vocational rules, or the grid, that direct decisions of…
  • Feb 11

    The attack on Social Security Disability and, yes, Social Security as well.

    The attack on Social Security Disability and, yes, Social Security as well.
    I will continue to post articles on this situation as it develops over time. Gradually, a few more people are becoming aware of what the newly elected Congress is trying to do. However, I would say that many still don't realize what is…
Rank this Week: 718

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Covers governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, and professional responsibility generally. By Nancy Rapoport, a law professor at UNLV's Boyd School of Law.

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 307

Nanotechnology Law Report

Nanotechnology Law Report

Covers legal issues surrounding nanotechnology. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur.

http://www.nanolawreport.com/
  • Jul 28

    OSHA Nano-Workplace Factsheet

    OSHA Nano-Workplace Factsheet
    OSHA's factsheet for working safely nanomaterials in the workplace suggests including the following basics in worker training and instruction: • Identification of nanomaterials the employer uses and the processes in which they are…
  • Jul 27

    Reminder: EPA Comment Period Closing

    Reminder: EPA Comment Period Closing
    Just a reminder that the extended comment period for EPA's proposed rule regarding reporting and recordkeeping requirements for certain nanoscale materials closes August 5, 2015. Readers can find a copy of the proposed rule here: …
  • Jun 26

    And now for something slightly different: SEC Updates Keeping Ahead of the Regulatory Curve

    And now for something slightly different: SEC Updates Keeping Ahead of the Regulatory Curve
     Our colleagues on our sister blogsite Federal Securities Law Blog have been tracking new and updated SEC regulations that could impact on the businesses of our readers.  The  articles in their most recent eBook …
Rank this Week: 942

National Eminent Domain Blog

National Eminent Domain Blog

Covers eminent domain news with a focus on Michigan. By Ackerman Ackerman & Dynkowski.

http://www.nationaleminentdomain.com/
  • Aug 16

    West Virginia Trial Court Denies Survey without Eminent Domain

    West Virginia Trial Court Denies Survey without Eminent Domain
        A West Virginia county Judge, Robert Irons, ruled that there was no right to enter property for an oil pipeline survey premised upon the rationale that there was “very little benefit to the people of West Virginia.”…
  • Aug 10

    Balancing Federalism and Claims of Federal Control of Private Property

    Balancing Federalism and Claims of Federal Control of Private Property
    Rick Hills and Ilya Somin, two of the most respected Property Professors in the country, raise an interesting conflict as to whether the federal courts are the proper forum for the determination of state acquisitions utilizing the power of…
  • Aug 10

    Balancing Federalism and Claims of Federal Control of Private Property

    Balancing Federalism and Claims of Federal Control of Private Property
      Rick Hills and Ilya Somin, two of the most respected Property Professors in the country, raise an interesting conflict as to whether the federal courts are the proper forum for the determination of state acquisitions utilizing the…
Rank this Week: 608

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

Covers Native American legal issues, published by the National Indian Law Library, a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law.

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/03

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/03
    United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2015dct.htmlNew Mexico v. Department of Interior (State Regulation of Gambling, Indian Gaming Regulatory Act)Corabi v. ENIPC Inc. (Wrongful Termination,…
  • Sep 1

    Free Indian Law Webinar Exploring the BIA website

    Free Indian Law Webinar Exploring the BIA website
    Registration is open for a free, 60-minute webinar entitled, “Introduction to the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs Website.” Participants will get an overview of the BIA website and learn to locate popular materials. While the…
  • Aug 27

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/27

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/27
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlThe Supreme Court Bulletin was updated to include the Tribal Supreme Court Project's August 27, 2015 Update Memorandum.  U.S. Courts of Appeals…
Rank this Week: 285