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The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
  • Oct 1

    A Monday Night Football lesson on workplace religious accommodation

    A Monday Night Football lesson on workplace religious accommodation
    After scoring a touchdown on Monday night, Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah dropped to his knees and prayed. Kinda like this. As Kevin Draper at Deadspin.com reports (here), a tweet from Abdullah's brother further confirmed that…
  • Sep 30

    The religious bias case of the Jehovah's Witness officer who refused to use a gun

    The religious bias case of the Jehovah's Witness officer who refused to use a gun
    Ok, technically, he was a "parking services officer." But, he was working in a police department. And when you work in a police department as an officer, the odds are that you'll need some weapons training. Well, cue the jump where we learn…
  • Sep 29

    Court: It's ok to try to hit a co-worker with your car after grabbing her crotch (twice)

    Court: It's ok to try to hit a co-worker with your car after grabbing her crotch (twice)
    The opinion contains the words "fingered," "genital area," and "sexual assault," plus an allegation that the assailant tried to hit the plaintiff with her car in the mall parking lot. But, the court concluded that there was no sexual…
Rank this Week: 580

Copyhype

Copyhype

Discusses copyright law for those in the content industries and the general public. By Terry Hart.

http://www.copyhype.com/
  • Oct 1

    Grooveshark is done

    Grooveshark is done
    On Monday, a federal district court held that Escape Media, which operates streaming music service Grooveshark, was liable for copyright infringement, “creating a business model that was based upon the unlicensed sharing of copyright…
  • Sep 26

    Friday’s Endnotes – 09/26/14

    Friday’s Endnotes – 09/26/14
    Bugging Out: How rampant online piracy squashed one insect photographer — Ars Technica presents this story from Alex Wild, telling the far too common tale of the difficulties of earning a living as a photographer. An absolute…
  • Sep 22

    Distinguishing between cyberlockers and legitimate cloud storage service

    Distinguishing between cyberlockers and legitimate cloud storage service
    On Thursday, the Digital Citizens Alliance released a report revealing how profitable copyright infringement can be for cyberlockers. The study by NetNames, Behind the Cyberlocker Door, found that the top fifteen direct download…
Rank this Week: 653

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Oct 1

    Ways to reduce inheritance tax

    Ways to reduce inheritance tax
    Inheritance tax is generally paid on the value of a person’s estate when they die, although rather confusingly it can also be payable during someone’s lifetime against trusts or gifts. The majority of estates are not subject to…
  • Sep 30

    T v S: The court cannot micro-manage the relationship between the parents and their handling of the child

    T v S: The court cannot micro-manage the relationship between the parents and their handling of the child
    A quick look at T v S [2013] EWHC 2521 (Fam), which was decided by the President on the 25th of July last year, but has just appeared on Bailii. It doesn't make very pretty reading, especially for the parents concerned.The case involved a six…
  • Sep 29

    Human Rights: A short post to redress the balance

    Human Rights: A short post to redress the balance
    This post is not directly about family law (save, of course, for Article 8), but I thought I should still say something about the current attacks upon human rights from certain ill-informed quarters. I have three things to say on the subject,…
Rank this Week: 715

Constitution Daily

Constitution Daily

From the National Constitution Center.

http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/
  • Oct 1

    John Tyler’s stormy start to a mostly forgotten presidency

    John Tyler’s stormy start to a mostly forgotten presidency
    As part of Constitution Daily’s Forgotten Presidents week, we look at John Tyler – who boldly set the precedent for presidential succession, and was promptly kicked out of his own political party.
  • Oct 1

    Why ending metadata collection is ‘privacy theater’

    Why ending metadata collection is ‘privacy theater’
    In this excerpt from testimony before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, former NSA general counsel and former Homeland Security assistant secretary Stewart Baker explains why the government's bulk collection of phone records is legal…
  • Oct 1

    The legacy of John Marshall’s Supreme Court

    The legacy of John Marshall’s Supreme Court
    In this excerpt from his new biography of Chief Justice John Marshall, the award-winning author Harlow Giles Unger describes the impact of Marshall’s legendary tenure.
Rank this Week: 672

Binary Law

Binary Law

Legal information and technology information. From Nick Holmes Managing Director of infolaw.

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Oct 1

    Big Internet? No thank

    Big Internet? No thank
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch September 2014. The early adopters have been getting restless lately. I’m with them. This is not what we signed up for. Alan Jacobs, writing for The New Atlantis, predicts The End of Big Twitter. Twitter…
  • Aug 7

    Dot rollout – hundreds of new domains hit the street

    Dot rollout – hundreds of new domains hit the street
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch July/August 2014. It's sobering to reflect that 20 years ago most businesses, even big businesses, didn't know the first thing about the nascent internet. McDonalds had not yet even registered McDonalds.com.…
  • Jul 1

    Reinventing law – the Twitter story

    Reinventing law – the Twitter story
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch June 2014. Reinvent Law London 2014, a conference featuring presentations on “law + technology + innovation + entrepreneurship” was held on 20 June 2014 at the University of Westminster Law School in…
Rank this Week: 684

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    T49/11 : tempus regit actum

    T49/11 : tempus regit actum
    Après réception de la convocation à la procédure orale, citant pour la première fois les membres de la Chambre, une des parties avait d'abord indiqué qu'elle s'exprimerait en allemand, puis, 3 mois…
  • Sep 28

    T826/11 : essais comparatif

    T826/11 : essais comparatif
    Selon la Titulaire, le problème technique objectif résolu par la composition cosmétique revendiquée consistait en l’obtention de meilleures propriétés en terme de démêlage,…
  • Sep 25

    Offre d'emploi

    Offre d'emploi
    Conseil en propriété industrielle/Ingénieur brevet confirmé  Notre cabinet ALCANDRE est mandaté par notre client, l’un des plus grands cabinets de conseils en propriété industrielle…
Rank this Week: 635

ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

Covers the laws governing exports from the United States with an emphasis on export regulations administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. By Clif Burns, Carolyn

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Sep 30

    BIS Kicks Dirt in Face of Utah Dirt Bike Dealer

    BIS Kicks Dirt in Face of Utah Dirt Bike Dealer
    Like many Washingtonians, I have grown weary of marauding packs of dirtbags on dirt bikes and ATVs that terrorize drivers and pedestrians by speeding down the wrong side of streets and on sidewalks defying the police to chase them down. So it…
  • Sep 24

    Get Smart: Chinese Spy Edition

    Get Smart: Chinese Spy Edition
    Meet Charlie and Alice, two self-professed PRC spies who branched out from smuggling crystal meth into the United States to attempting to export airplanes and military technology from the United States to the PRC. Things did not turn out so…
  • Sep 22

    Texas Man Charged with Smuggling for Forwarding One Email

    Texas Man Charged with Smuggling for Forwarding One Email
    A criminal information was filed last week against Patrick Jean Zuber, a U.S permanent resident and former Weatherford International Vice-President, charging him with conspiracy to violate the anti-smuggling statute, 18 U.S.C. § 554. How…
Rank this Week: 568

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Covers constitutional law and jurisprudence (in Spanish). Features legal news, cases and commentaries from Argentina, U.S. and the Americas.

http://www.saberderecho.com/
  • Sep 30

    Salió el Tratado de los Derechos Constitucionales (+IX ENJDDC)

    Salió el Tratado de los Derechos Constitucionales (+IX ENJDDC)
    A través de los canales habituales (librerías jurídicas, web de La Ley) ya está a la venta  el "Tratado de los Derechos Constitucionales" que dirigieron Santiago Legarre, Lucas Sebastián Grosman,…
  • Sep 23

    Datos sobre Proyectos del Ejecutivo y la Década Legislada 2004-2014

    Datos sobre Proyectos del Ejecutivo y la Década Legislada 2004-2014
    A raíz del post anterior sobre la suerte del Proyecto de Código Civil y Comercial Unificado (que quedó con media sanción a fines de 2013) se nos ocurrió pensar si había o no muchos casos de…
  • Sep 17

    En punto crítico: la reforma al Código Civil y Comercial

    En punto crítico: la reforma al Código Civil y Comercial
    Aclaración previa: no fuimos "oficialistas" del Proyecto de Reforma y Unificación del Cödigo Civil y Comercial, que en muchos casos hubiera podido tener mejores soluciones."Juicios críticos sobre el proyecto de…
Rank this Week: 678

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://allmandlaw.com/bankruptcy-blog
  • Sep 30

    Can You File Bankruptcy While in the Military?

    Can You File Bankruptcy While in the Military?
    While serving in the military, individuals have the same rights as regular civilians to file bankruptcy protection in order to save their valuable assets. However, individuals should keep in mind that certain high-ranking positions require…
  • Sep 25

    Failure To Disclose Previous Bankruptcy Jeopardizes Discharge

    Failure To Disclose Previous Bankruptcy Jeopardizes Discharge
    Gubernatorial candidate Nathan Deal is reeling after a U.S. bankruptcy judge ordered the reopening of a 2009 bankruptcy filing by Deal’s daughter Carrie Deal Wilder and his son-in-law Clint Wilder. A U.S. bankruptcy trustee sought to…
  • Aug 19

    Personal Bankruptcy and Business Ownership: What You Need to Know

    Personal Bankruptcy and Business Ownership: What You Need to Know
    If you file personal bankruptcy, it can take a significant toll on any business ownership in your name, depending on how the business was legally organized and the type of bankruptcy petition filed with the court. Under United States…
Rank this Week: 694

Animal Blawg

Animal Blawg

Covers animal law, ethics and policy. By Professor David N. Cassuto, Professor Luis E. Chiesa and law student Suzanne McMillan.

http://animalblawg.wordpress.com
  • Sep 30

    Equal Justice Works Animal Law Fellowship

    Equal Justice Works Animal Law Fellowship
    David Cassuto From the email: Equal Justice Works is extending the deadline for applicants interested in working on Animal Law issues!  There is a growing demand for strong candidates with top quality projects across the country. You now…
  • Sep 30

    Oxford Center for Animal Ethics Call for Paper

    Oxford Center for Animal Ethics Call for Paper
    David Cassuto From the email: Call for Papers Second Oxford Summer School on Animal EthicsThe Ethics of Using Animals in Research 26-29 July 2015 at St Stephen’s House, Oxford In 1947, Oxford don C. S. Lewis commented that it was…
  • Sep 21

    Animal Advocacy on the East Coast: the Mid-Atlantic Lyceum and the Mid-Atlantic Journal on Law and Public Policy

    Animal Advocacy on the East Coast: the Mid-Atlantic Lyceum and the Mid-Atlantic Journal on Law and Public Policy
    Jen Grunewald The Mid-Atlantic Lyceum was started in 2011 in order to address issues in neglected fields of law, with a focus on animal law. The Lyceum also addresses disability issues specifically, issues affecting disabled individuals and…
Rank this Week: 586

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm…

The New Jersey Employment Law Firm Blog

Covers employment discrimination and harassment laws. By Resnick Law Group, P.C.

http://www.thenjemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
Rank this Week: 598

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

http://www.productliabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Endangered Salamander May End Need for Hip Replacement Surgerie

    Endangered Salamander May End Need for Hip Replacement Surgerie
    According a recent news article from the Telegraph, researchers in England believe one day, hip replacement operations may no longer be necessary, as a result of studies involving an endangered Mexican salamander called an axoloti. The…
  • Sep 28

    Non-Profit Support Group Helps Transvaginal Mesh Implant Victim

    Non-Profit Support Group Helps Transvaginal Mesh Implant Victim
    Our Boston transvaginal mesh attorneys understand for women who are victims of defective Transvaginal Mesh (TVM) products, the impact can be devastating and hard for others to comprehend. According to a news article from The Claiborne…
  • Sep 25

    Federal Jury in West Virginia Awards Plaintiff $3.27 Million in TVM Lawsuit

    Federal Jury in West Virginia Awards Plaintiff $3.27 Million in TVM Lawsuit
    According to a recent article from the West Virginia Record, a federal jury has just awarded a plaintiff $3.27 million in a multidistrict litigation (MDL) case involving transvaginal mesh (TVM) products manufactured by Johnson &…
Rank this Week: 703

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Provides news and updates on Texas family law issues. By O'Neil Attorneys.

http://www.dallastxdivorce.com/
  • Sep 30

    Would living in Texas have been better for Mr. Hamm in his Oklahoma divorce?

    Would living in Texas have been better for Mr. Hamm in his Oklahoma divorce?
    The Harold Hamm divorce in Oklahoma is getting a lot of media attention right now. The divorce trial has started and the wife is making allegations that the husband’s company is rewriting history to downplay his role in the…
  • Sep 23

    No such thing as common law divorce in Texa

    No such thing as common law divorce in Texa
    Once a party establishes the elements of a common law marriage, spouses are married until they are legally divorced under Texas law.… Continue Reading
  • Sep 22

    Michelle O’Neil named to list of Top 50 Women Lawyers in Texa

    Michelle O’Neil named to list of Top 50 Women Lawyers in Texa
    Michelle May O’Neill, Shareholder at Godwin Lewis, P.C., has been chosen for inclusion in the Texas Super Lawyers® listing for the fourth consecutive year. In addition to her selection for the 2014 list, Attorney O’Neil was…
Rank this Week: 662

bevlog

bevlog

Distilling a million label approvals down to the ones that affect you. Tracks legal trends in beer, wine and spirits product approvals. By Lehrman Beverage Law.

http://www.bevlaw.com/bevlog
  • Sep 30

    Your New Friend, ARTAL, Part 2

    Your New Friend, ARTAL, Part 2
    Wow! TTB’s list of Allowable Revisions to Approved Labels (ARTAL) is getting powerful. It is getting long and complicated — but it also provides a lot of good opportunities to avoid or cause a problem. On September 29, 2014 TTB…
  • Sep 20

    The Tito’s Lawsuit: When Approval is Not Approval

    The Tito’s Lawsuit: When Approval is Not Approval
    Tito’s vodka was doing great for the past 15 years, then hit a gigantic speedbump this week in the form of a class action lawsuit. Tito’s therefore provides a good example of when an approval is not really an approval. Tito…
  • Sep 13

    TTB Funding

    TTB Funding
    I read about TTB funding a few days ago in Wine & Spirits Daily. It is good but I still don’t understand why they don’t use more links. I had to look elsewhere for the letter, to the Senate, about TTB funding. The letter is…
Rank this Week: 620

Navigable Waters

Navigable Waters

Covers maritime law, the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and the Defense Base Act. By Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett.

http://navwaters.com/
  • Sep 30

    Punitive Damages Not Recoverable

    Punitive Damages Not Recoverable
    In 1990, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a seaman who brings a claim for personal injury against his employer pursuant to the Jones Act for negligence, or under the general maritime law for unseaworthiness of the vessel, is not entitled to…
  • Sep 29

    Benefits Review Board Denies Claimant’s Request for Benefits at Rate Greater than Maximum

    Benefits Review Board Denies Claimant’s Request for Benefits at Rate Greater than Maximum
    Following a formal hearing, Claimant was awarded benefits associated with his injuries suffered in Iraq while employed with Employer as an armed escort.  The administrative law judge issued her Decision and Order finding Claimant…
  • Sep 23

    Maintenance and Cure Not Owed in Case Defended By MBLB

    Maintenance and Cure Not Owed in Case Defended By MBLB
    Recently, Will Bland, Beth Bernstein, and paralegal Meredith Foster of Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett, LLC, successfully invoked the McCorpen defense for their client, St. June, LLC, resulting in Judge Barbier granting St.…
Rank this Week: 664

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 567

Gareth Shepperson's First Law

Gareth Shepperson's First Law

Covers property law, property development and related thoughts.

http://garethsfirstlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    Legality of CTICC construction scrutinised

    Legality of CTICC construction scrutinised
    Oh Wow ......... I absolutely LOVE a good discussion on Servitudes!Gareth SheppersonCommercial and Property AttorneyLegality of CTICC construction scrutinisedAlthough construction on the R832 million expansion of the Cape Town…
  • Sep 30

    Attacq, still on the prowl for development opportunitie

    Attacq, still on the prowl for development opportunitie
    Attacq, still on the prowl for development opportunitiesStill bullish in the local and international market.A strong development pipeline and diversification strategy in Africa and international markets buoyed Attacq to report an increase in…
  • Sep 30

    Court grants Pick n Pay exclusive property lease

    Court grants Pick n Pay exclusive property lease
    Court grants Pick n Pay exclusive property leaseMassstores has been interdicted by the high court from interfering with the contractual relationship between Pick n Pay and listed property fund Hyprop by operating a general food supermarket at…
Rank this Week: 605

Copyright Litigation Blog

Copyright Litigation Blog

Review of copyright law, copyright litigation, art litigation and relevant current events. Discussions of recent case law and federal rules of civil procedure. By Ray Dowd.

http://copyrightlitigation.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 666

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Realtor Murdered During Home Showing: Time For A Change?

    Realtor Murdered During Home Showing: Time For A Change?
    Should The Real Estate Industry Change Showings and Open Houses? What other industry requires unaccompanied female (and male) agents to meet perfect strangers in empty houses? None. One would think this is a recipe for disaster. And…
  • Sep 20

    Free Home Buyer Boot Camp Seminar BBQ On October 14 at Firefly’s Marlboro

    Free Home Buyer Boot Camp Seminar BBQ On October 14 at Firefly’s Marlboro
    I have a great FREE SEMINAR to announce for new and returning home buyers! A Home Buyer Boot Camp Seminar BBQ on October 14, 2014 at Firefly’s BBQ Restaurant in Marlboro, 350 E. Main St (Rt. 20). Sponsored by the Vetstein Law…
  • Sep 9

    Vote Today! Governor’s Council Race Will Shape Next Generation of Mass. Judiciary

    Vote Today! Governor’s Council Race Will Shape Next Generation of Mass. Judiciary
    Governor’s Council Race Will Shape Next Generation of Mass. Judges I endorse Charlie Shapiro and Robert Jubinville Today is the Massachusetts Primary Election. In Democrat-dominated Massachusetts, today’s election is often more…
Rank this Week: 603

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Complex DUI Crash in Santa Ana Injures Motorist, Kills Motorcyclist

    Complex DUI Crash in Santa Ana Injures Motorist, Kills Motorcyclist
    When it comes to Los Angeles DUI crashes, authorities often implicate drivers who test to have illegal blood alcohol levels after a collision. However, authorities sometimes struggle to determine fault in cases involving multiple variables. A…
  • Sep 26

    Repeat DUI Offender Receives Maximum Sentence After Injuring Other Driver

    Repeat DUI Offender Receives Maximum Sentence After Injuring Other Driver
    Among the most severe Los Angeles DUI offenses are those causing injury to passengers or other drivers. As a San Diego man recently discovered, the consequences of a DUI-related crash can last for several years – or a lifetime. On…
  • Sep 24

    Oceanside DUI Checkpoint Memorializes Officers; Firefighter Implicated in DUI Crash

    Oceanside DUI Checkpoint Memorializes Officers; Firefighter Implicated in DUI Crash
    When it comes to DUI in Los Angeles, uniformed men and women can be either victims or perpetrators. Recent incidents in Carlsbad, California, and Lexington, Kentucky, shed light on this dichotomy. Jarad McCargo, a firefighter in Lexington,…
Rank this Week: 608

DennisKennedy.blog

DennisKennedy.blog

Covers legal technology, technology law and other musings. By Dennis Kennedy.

http://denniskennedy.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    New Blog Design

    New Blog Design
    This post is a test of my new blog redesign. A big thank you to Aaron and Dylan Lopez at Inno Software for the redesign and revamping of my blog and website and for being so great to work with. There’s still work for me to do, but the…
  • Aug 31

    Videoconferencing, Productization and Other New Podcast

    Videoconferencing, Productization and Other New Podcast
    Fans of old-time Hollywood movies probably recognize the homage to the famous line from Sunset Boulevard in the title of the newest episode of the The Kennedy-Mighell Report podcast, “Get Ready For Your Video Call Close-up.” In…
  • Jul 31

    The Productization of Legal Services – My New Article

    The Productization of Legal Services – My New Article
    The July/August issue of Law Practice magazine is now out, the theme is “Big Ideas,” and one of the big ideas included in the issue is covered in an article I wrote. In “Link to article,” I dive into the ways that…
Rank this Week: 674

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Sep 29

    Order of Protection Ended - Can He Go Back to His House?

    Order of Protection Ended - Can He Go Back to His House?
    Question:I had a stay-away order of protection brought against me by my wife. After six months, the case was resolved and the order was re-modified by the courts to a no-harassment order. My wife still refuses to let me inside the Read…
  • Sep 27

    Removed from Spouse: Is He Officially Divorced Yet, and Can He Get Custody?

    Removed from Spouse: Is He Officially Divorced Yet, and Can He Get Custody?
    Question:I started proceedings for my divorce a couple of years ago, but I’m not sure whether it is was officially completed.How do I check? If I want to go about seeking full custody of my children, what are the steps I need to take to…
  • Sep 25

    Custody Rights If Given to Mother-in-Law

    Custody Rights If Given to Mother-in-Law
    Question:If we give full custody to my wife’s mother and we happen to divorce, can my mother-in-law give fully custody back to my wife or make me pay all of the child support? Answer:While I am not licensed tRead More...
Rank this Week: 631

Customs Law

Customs Law

Covers American customs law and international trade law. By Lawrence Friedman.

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    Ruling of the (Last) Week 10: Botox Pas a Deux

    Ruling of the (Last) Week 10: Botox Pas a Deux
    For those of you who might not know it, botulism is bad for you. According to Wikipedia, it is a rare and potentially fatal condition caused by toxins produced by certain bacteria. A common cause of the rare condition is improper food…
  • Sep 24

    More on Trek

    More on Trek
    Sometimes even I hate lawyers.Part of the job is to watch for developments in the law and advise clients on how those developments might impact them. Because lawyers are careful by nature, we have a tendency to see the worst possible outcome…
  • Sep 22

    Ruling of the Week 9: Doc Brown, Red Matter, and Chicken Wire Frame

    Ruling of the Week 9: Doc Brown, Red Matter, and Chicken Wire Frame
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection takes a lot of heat for not being terribly responsive when it comes to ruling requests. I know, because I have thrown some of that heat. It is very difficult to develop a business plan when the importer does…
Rank this Week: 721

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Sep 29

    Actress Amanda Bynes Charged with DUI

    Actress Amanda Bynes Charged with DUI
    The California Highway Patrol arrested actress Amanda Bynes at 4:10 a.m. on Sunday. Bynes, 28, was booked by the LAPD at 7 a.m. and charged with misdemeanor DUI. She was released at 12:44 p.m. Sunday on $15,000 bail. Bynes allegedly ran a red…
  • Sep 22

    Former Harvey Superintendent Pleads Guilty to Official Misconduct

    Former Harvey Superintendent Pleads Guilty to Official Misconduct
    Former West Harvey-Dixmoor Elementary District 147 Superintendent, Alex Boyd Jr., 67, was sentenced to two years probation after pleading guilty to two counts of official misconduct for stealing $78,000. Boyd was originally charged with 20…
  • Sep 15

    Fired Hebron Officer Accused of Selling Drugs on The Job

    Fired Hebron Officer Accused of Selling Drugs on The Job
    Authorities announced today that a former McHenry County police officer, Ryszard Kopacz, of Wauconda, faces new felony charges for selling drugs while on duty. Kopacz, 30, was arrested days after beginning his job with the Richmond Police…
Rank this Week: 584

Recording Industry vs The People

Recording Industry vs The People

Covers the RIAA's lawsuits of against ordinary working people.

http://recordingindustryvspeople.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    Individual defendants found liable in Grooveshark case

    Individual defendants found liable in Grooveshark case
    In UMG Escape Media, the Court has granted summary judgment finding the individual defendants to be liable for copyright infringement. September 29, 2014, decision granting summary judgment against individual defendants Ray Beckerman, P.C.
  • Sep 29

    New ruling in Capitol v MP3Tunes, reduces punitive damages, denies Robertson motion for new trial

    New ruling in Capitol v MP3Tunes, reduces punitive damages, denies Robertson motion for new trial
    In Capitol Records v. MP3Tunes, the Judge has denied individual defendant Michael Robertson's motion for a new trial, but reduced the punitive damages award on the state law claims for pre-1972 recordings. September 29, 2014, Decision,…
  • Jun 13

    2nd Circuit OK's scanning whole books for research as fair use in Authors Guild v HathiTrust

    2nd Circuit OK's scanning whole books for research as fair use in Authors Guild v HathiTrust
    In Authors Guild v. HathiTrust, the US Court of Appeals has ruled that scanning whole books for research purposes is fair use. In HathiTrust, a group of universities took digital scans prepared by Google and stored them in a "digital…
Rank this Week: 685

Maritime Injury Attorney Blog

Maritime Injury Attorney Blog

By Rivkind & Margulies, P.A.

http://www.maritimeinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Passenger Falls From Cruise Ship and Die

    Passenger Falls From Cruise Ship and Die
    Passenger from North Carolina falls on Carnival cruise ship by port of Miami and dies. It has reported that a twenty year old male passenger on a Carnival cruise ship, the Carnival Ecstasy fell approximately 20 feet, or the equivalent of two…
  • Sep 25

    The National Football League Should Introduce Buddhism and Mindfulness To The Player

    The National Football League Should Introduce Buddhism and Mindfulness To The Player
    I decided to divert a little bit for this article from my normal topic of Maritime Law, and talk about some thoughts that came to me about the recent incidents involving well known football players Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson. Ray Rice…
  • Jun 3

    Should A Captain Go Down With The Ship or Save His Life?

    Should A Captain Go Down With The Ship or Save His Life?
    There has been interesting discusses going on among maritime experts regarding the old adage that the captain must go down with the ship. The discussion surfaced mainly after the sinking of the Costa Concordia where it was reported that the…
Rank this Week: 640

The Courtroom Insight Blog

The Courtroom Insight Blog

Featuring attorney reviews of expert witnesses, litigation consultants, mediators and arbitrators.

http://blog.courtroominsight.com/
Rank this Week: 626

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey DWI news, updates and commentary. By the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall.

http://www.newjerseydwilawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 616

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    Proceedings of a Conference on Law and Popular Culture Available

    Proceedings of a Conference on Law and Popular Culture Available
    If you missed it: proceedings from a conference on Law and Popular Culture held at Tilburg University are available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Here's a description of the contents from the publisher's website.Commentators have noted…
  • Sep 29

    Re-Examining Blackstone's "Commentaries"

    Re-Examining Blackstone's "Commentaries"
    Jessie Allen, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, has published Law and Artifice in Blackstone's Commentaries in volume 4, issue 3, Chapter One, of Journal of Law: A Periodical Laboratory of Legal Scholarship (Summer 2014). Here is the…
  • Sep 29

    Graduate Student Workshop at ASLCH, March 5, 2015

    Graduate Student Workshop at ASLCH, March 5, 2015
    From James R. Martel, San Francisco State University, on behalf of ASLCH:All graduate students who are considering coming to the ASLCH conference, March 6-7th 2014, at Georgetown School of Law are invited to apply for the graduate student…
Rank this Week: 693

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 702

Canadian Appeals Monitor

Canadian Appeals Monitor

Covers upcoming and decided appeals of interest to Canadian businesses and professions. By McCarthy Tétrault LLP

http://www.canadianappeals.com
  • Sep 29

    This Week at the SCC (26/09/2014)

    This Week at the SCC (26/09/2014)
    A Commentary on Recent Legal Developments by the Opinions Group of McCarthy Tétrault LLPBy Anthony Alexander The Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal in one case, and refused leave in several other cases, likely to…
  • Sep 24

    Insider Trading: Securities Commission to Think Twice About Excessive Sanctions and Speculation

    Insider Trading: Securities Commission to Think Twice About Excessive Sanctions and Speculation
    By Kate Findlay In a rare appellate court decision, the Court of Appeal in Walton v. Alberta (Securities Commission), 2014 ABCA 273, has set aside a decision by the Alberta Securities Commission and has held that any monetary penalties levied…
  • Sep 23

    This Week at the SCC (19/09/2014)

    This Week at the SCC (19/09/2014)
    A Commentary on Recent Legal Developments by the Opinions Group of McCarthy Tétrault LLPBy Brandon Kain The Supreme Court of Canada released judgment this week in a trilogy of cases of interest to Canadian businesses and…
Rank this Week: 718

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Sep 29

    A Special Warning About Over-the-Counter Pain Medication

    A Special Warning About Over-the-Counter Pain Medication
    Today’s blog post was written by respected colleague Jay Causey from Causey Law Firm in Seattle. As was written on this blog almost exactly a year ago, there continues to be concern about pain relievers and the trade-off between whether…
  • Sep 25

    Study: Work Comp Benefits Up; Employer Costs at Historic Low

    Study: Work Comp Benefits Up; Employer Costs at Historic Low
    Respected colleague Thomas Domer of the Domer Law Firm in Milwaukee, recently wrote a post about a study released by the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI). The study, titled Workers’ Compensation: Benefits, Coverage, and…
  • Sep 22

    Grain Handling Safety Concerns Occur All Year

    Grain Handling Safety Concerns Occur All Year
    During the hustle and bustle of harvest beginning, some agricultural producers are in a hurry. Obviously there are a lot of different ways to focus a blog post during harvest time, but today I’d like to feature one that we wrote last…
Rank this Week: 670

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Covers bankruptcy, debt collection, and foreclosures. By Christine Wilton.

http://www.losangelesbankruptcylawmonitor.com
  • Sep 29

    Debt Forgiveness Plan

    Debt Forgiveness Plan
    Do you have very old debt lingering on your credit report?  In California, if it has been more than four years since you first became delinquent; i.e., missed a payment, then the debt collector can no longer sue you to collect on that…
  • Sep 22

    Bankruptcy Lawyer Publishes Book to Help Consumers Become Debt Free

    Bankruptcy Lawyer Publishes Book to Help Consumers Become Debt Free
    The book, 5 Steps to Freedom From Debt, published on Amazon on August 29, 2014 promises to deliver a simple system that anyone can follow to make the right choice to eliminate uncontrolled debt. It is essentially my consultation in an…
  • Sep 8

    Private Student Loan Taken For Struggling Addict Entitled To Bankruptcy Discharge

    Private Student Loan Taken For Struggling Addict Entitled To Bankruptcy Discharge
    I’ve been quietly at work on a book for lawyers on effective ways of helping clients with both federal and private student loans, Discharging Student Loans in Bankruptcy.  Lately, I’ve been running up against National…
Rank this Week: 682

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    Second Oklahoma Man Threatens Beheading

    Second Oklahoma Man Threatens Beheading
    A day after Alton Nolen, also known as Jah’Keem Yisrael, beheaded a co-worker and attempted to behead a second co-worker at Vaughan Foods in Moore, another Oklahoma man was arrested for making a terrorist threat when he told a co-worker…
  • Sep 25

    11-Year-Old Girl Shoots Intruder

    11-Year-Old Girl Shoots Intruder
    An 11-year-old girl came to her mother’s rescue when she shot a man who broke into their home. Reports say Leonard Demon Henry, 25, broke into a trailer home in southeast Oklahoma City early Wednesday morning. He allegedly began…
  • Sep 22

    Housekeeper Charged with First Degree Rape

    Housekeeper Charged with First Degree Rape
    A Cyril mother’s gut instinct and clever deception led to the arrest of a 31-year-old housekeeper accused of raping the mother’s 13-year-old son. Around 11:30 p.m. last Monday night, the mother called police to report that Robbie…
Rank this Week: 691

Rule of Law

Rule of Law

Covers British Columbia wills, trusts and estates law, elder law and estate litigation. By Stan Rule.

http://rulelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    B.C. Court of Appeal Overturns Trial Judgement in Sabey v. Rommel

    B.C. Court of Appeal Overturns Trial Judgement in Sabey v. Rommel
    The British Columbia Court of Appeal overturned the trial judge’s decision to award the plaintiff, Jesse Sabey, the horse farm that had been owned by his friends Kim and Dietrich von Hopffgarten, in Sabey v. Rommel, 2014 BCCA 360.Jesse…
  • Sep 20

    Termination of Statutory Property Guardianship

    Termination of Statutory Property Guardianship
    I have written two previous posts on British Columbia’s new statutory property guardianship legislation and regulation coming into effect on December 1, 2014, the first dealing with the procedures for issuing a certificate of incapacity…
  • Sep 14

    Kimberly Wallis Speaking About Rectification at Okanagan Wills and Trusts CBA Section Meeting

    Kimberly Wallis Speaking About Rectification at Okanagan Wills and Trusts CBA Section Meeting
    My partner Kim Wallis will be speaking this Wednesday, September 17, 2014, on the topic of rectification including the new provision, section 59, in the Wills, Estates and Succession Act on rectification of wills, to the Okanagan Wills and…
Rank this Week: 700

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Covers California criminal law.

http://www.lawbabcock.com/blog
Rank this Week: 602

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Louisiana Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, injuries and product liability news. By Dué, Price, Guidry, Piedrahita & Andrews.

http://www.louisianainjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 647

Ruminations

Ruminations

Covers concepts and misconceptions in the practice of retail real estate law. By Meislik & Meislik.

http://www.retailrealestatelaw.com/
  • Sep 28

    What Kind Of Help To A Tenant Is Self-Help? Part 1.

    What Kind Of Help To A Tenant Is Self-Help? Part 1.
    PrintHere a mantra often heard by tenants all of their lives: “Make sure you get self-help rights. Make sure you get self-help rights.” It’s not a bad theme, but is it a cure-all? No, it’s not, and what it…
  • Sep 21

    How To Turn A Holdover Tenant Into Not A Holdover Tenant

    How To Turn A Holdover Tenant Into Not A Holdover Tenant
    PrintOne of the most viewed Ruminations postings is the one titled: “Why So Much Confusion About Holdover Tenants?” It can be seen by clicking: HERE. Today, we are going to illustrate the concept and, at the same time, demonstrate…
  • Sep 14

    We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident, That All Rents Are Not Created Equal. What Does “Present Value” Mean?

    We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident, That All Rents Are Not Created Equal. What Does “Present Value” Mean?
    PrintEveryone knows that a dollar received today is better than a dollar received a year from now. Many realize that it is advantageous to pay a dollar a year from now rather than pay it today. That’s the “time value of…
Rank this Week: 671

New York Estate Planning Lawyer…

New York Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, estate administration and estate taxes. By Ettinger Law Firm.

http://www.newyorkestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 27

    New Law Allows Owners to be Buried with Pet

    New Law Allows Owners to be Buried with Pet
    All across the country there are cemeteries for people and cemeteries for pets. Virginia has become the third state in the nation to pass a law allowing pet owners to be buried with man's best friend. Joining New York and Pennsylvania,…
  • Sep 25

    More Estate Planning Lessons from Celebritie

    More Estate Planning Lessons from Celebritie
    Celebrity estate plans often come with extraordinary wealth and considerable resources. However, celebrities are still not immune to estate planning issues and the consequences of poor planning. Several recent celebrity estate planning issues…
  • Sep 22

    Estate Planning Errors to Avoid

    Estate Planning Errors to Avoid
    According to estate planning professionals, almost 65% of Americans do not have a basic will or estate documents drafted. Although it is nice to think that your family will be able to take care of your estate and know your wishes, the truth…
Rank this Week: 565

Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

Announces programs hosted by the Law Library of Congress, including legal film series, speaker series, and recognition events.

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • Sep 26

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement
    Today on the Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, the Law Library of Congress announced the removal of the beta label and the September enhancements to Congress.gov. Some of the new features include a new Resources section, more…
  • Sep 19

    The Great Charter's Enduring Influence: Library of Congress Exhibition to Illustrate Magna Carta's Impact on Laws and Libertie

    The Great Charter's Enduring Influence: Library of Congress Exhibition to Illustrate Magna Carta's Impact on Laws and Libertie
    The Library of Congress on Nov. 6 will open the exhibition "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor" to celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta and to illustrate the great charter's influence on laws and liberties throughout the centuries. The…
  • Sep 8

    Magna Carta Lecture Series – Constitution Day

    Magna Carta Lecture Series – Constitution Day
    Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Time: 1:00 p.m. Place: Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Montpelier Room (LM-619), 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 The Law Library will host Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor…
Rank this Week: 588

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • Sep 26

    Twitpic Resurrected Following Twitter Trademark Dispute

    Twitpic Resurrected Following Twitter Trademark Dispute
    IPNews® - Twitpic, the service that helped Twitter users share images, has announced that it will be acquired by a buyer following the threat of a shutdown earlier this month. Twitpic's founder Noah Everett said he would rather quit than…
  • Sep 16

    Hershey Files Trademark Lawsuit against Candy Importer

    Hershey Files Trademark Lawsuit against Candy Importer
    IPNews® - The Hershey Company is waging a trademark war against candy importer LBB Imports LLC accusing it of infringing its trademarks for famous brand names including Reese's and Kit Kat. Hershey has argued that LBB is violating both…
  • Sep 11

    Tesla and Amazon Founders Clash Over Space Flight Patent

    Tesla and Amazon Founders Clash Over Space Flight Patent
    IPNews® - Elon Musk's SpaceX and Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin are butting heads over a patent application from Blue Origin that claims rights to a procedure for landing booster rockets at sea. SpaceX has filed its objections stating that the…
Rank this Week: 713

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law. By Abdo Law Firm.

http://www.michigancriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 26

    The Science of Blood Alcohol Levels: Alcohol Absorption & Elimination

    The Science of Blood Alcohol Levels: Alcohol Absorption & Elimination
    Blood alcohol levels are related to the amount of alcohol consumed. The passage of time may mean that some of the alcohol has been eliminated from the body. A consultation with someone charged with drunk driving invariably will involve…
  • Aug 29

    Legal Strategy for Multiple Criminal Offense

    Legal Strategy for Multiple Criminal Offense
    This blog is based upon our experience representing clients that are charged with multiple criminal offenses. Multiple criminal offenses may be brought even when there is a single intent involved. When confronted with multiple criminal…
  • Mar 11

    Shotime's 'Shameless' Accurately Portrays Experience of a First-Time Offender

    Shotime's 'Shameless' Accurately Portrays Experience of a First-Time Offender
    A recent storyline on the Shotime series 'Shameless' has focused on the show's protagonist being charged with a crime for the first time. Fiona Gallagher, Shameless' lead played brilliantly by Emmy Rossum, is charged with narcotic possession…
Rank this Week: 612

IRS-Hitman

IRS-Hitman

Covers IRS tax problems. By Richard Close.

http://irs-hitman.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    IRS Alert: Scammers Target Foreign Financial Institution

    IRS Alert: Scammers Target Foreign Financial Institution
    Scammers are using the foreign account tax compliance act (FATCA) to mislead foreign financial institutions that they are from the IRS. These scammers are asking for account holders' confidential information, which they later use to carry out…
  • Sep 19

    Report Changes to Avoid Problems with Premium Tax Credit

    Report Changes to Avoid Problems with Premium Tax Credit
    If you got married, moved to a different state, had an income increase or adopted a child, remember to report the change(s) to the health Insurance Marketplace. Some of the other institutes that you need to report any major life changes…
  • Sep 12

    Paying Tax Debt When You Can Pay in Full

    Paying Tax Debt When You Can Pay in Full
    Most taxpayers that have a tax debt can pay it in full. As such, there are generally two options for resolution: taxpayers can pay their entire tax debt at once or they can pay what’s owed in monthly installments. Paying in a single…
Rank this Week: 668

Stock Market Loss

Stock Market Loss

Covers misconduct by brokerage firms or financial advisors. By Hermann, Cahn & Schneider, LLP.

http://www.stockmarketloss.com/news/
  • Sep 26

    Not Quite Investments: Binary Options Are Purely A Gamble

    Not Quite Investments: Binary Options Are Purely A Gamble
    This article was originally posted on Stock Market Loss The Ohio Division of Securities recently initiated an administrative action against an online binary options platform operating from the United Kingdom. The Division alleges that Vault…
  • Jul 28

    VARIABLE LIFE INSURANCE ALERT!

    VARIABLE LIFE INSURANCE ALERT!
    This article was originally posted on Stock Market Loss The lawyers of stockmarketloss.com, a practice group of Cleveland, OH law firm Hermann, Cahn & Schneider LLC, are receiving a growing number of inquiries from victims of variable…
  • Jul 24

    Why Do Variable Life Insurance Policies Fail?

    Why Do Variable Life Insurance Policies Fail?
    This article was originally posted on Stock Market Loss Purchasers of Variable Life and Variable Universal Life Insurance Policies often don’t understand that the values of the sub-account investments determine the sustainability of the…
Rank this Week: 704

Representing Investors

Representing Investors

Covers securities arbitration, litigation and regulatory news. By Maddox Hargett & Caruso, P.C.

http://www.investorprotection.com/blog
  • Sep 26

    Artificial Inflation in Question for an ETF at Bill Gross’s Firm

    Artificial Inflation in Question for an ETF at Bill Gross’s Firm
    Pacific Investment Management Company is under SEC investigation for possibly artificially boosting the returns of a popular fund aimed at small investors. The heady performance of the ETF raised questions among some of Pimco’s clients…
  • Sep 19

    Nation’s Biggest Pension Fund makes Big Decision

    Nation’s Biggest Pension Fund makes Big Decision
    Concerns that investments are too complicated and expensive, the nation’s largest pension fund, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, will eliminate all of its hedge fund investments over the next year. Overseeing…
  • Aug 29

    FINRA has Citigroup Global Markets Inc. in Hot Water

    FINRA has Citigroup Global Markets Inc. in Hot Water
    Citigroup Global Markets Inc. is being fined $1.85 million for best execution and supervisory violations in non-convertible preferred securities transactions. They also ordered Citigroup to pay more than $638,000 in compensation, plus…
Rank this Week: 655