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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/
  • Apr 21

    Need Summer Access to Legal Research Databases?

    Need Summer Access to Legal Research Databases?
    Do your summer plans include legal research? Whether you are on a journal, taking summer classes, or working at a law firm, you must follow certain steps to ensure access to the materials you need. Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and Thomson…
  • Apr 14

    Law Library and IT Benefits for Graduating Law Student

    Law Library and IT Benefits for Graduating Law Student
    As a reminder for those of you who will soon be graduating from the Moritz College of Law: many Law Library and IT resources and services that you currently use as students will still be available to you as alumni. Your access to the secure…
  • Apr 7

    Congressional Resources in the Moritz Law Library

    Congressional Resources in the Moritz Law Library
    Are you eager to find more information about the legislative process and the inside workings of Congress after attending this month’s Congressional Conversations with U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) and U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy…
Rank this Week: 840

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Another Bolger Conspirator Takes a Plea

    Another Bolger Conspirator Takes a Plea
    Gary Hughes, 36, San Diego, California, pled guilty to one count of mortgage fraud conspiracy involving bank fraud. He faces a maximum penalty of 30 years’ imprisonment. According to the plea agreement and court proceedings, in…
  • Apr 25

    Indictment in Foreclosure Rescue Scheme Using Straw Borrower

    Indictment in Foreclosure Rescue Scheme Using Straw Borrower
    Sergio Roman Barrientos, 62, Poway, California, was indicted by a federal grand jury in a six-count superseding indictment that charged both Barrientos and Zalathiel Aguila, 42, Fairfield, California. According to the…
  • Apr 25

    18 Years in Timeshare Consulting Scam

    18 Years in Timeshare Consulting Scam
    Ian Resnick, 41, Abescon, New Jersey was sentenced to 18 years in prison for his role in a $3 million conspiracy to scam customers by offering phony consulting services to owners of timeshares through the New Jersey-based Vacation…
Rank this Week: 4

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/
  • Apr 22

    2016 Public Interest Scholarship Competition

    2016 Public Interest Scholarship Competition
    Ms. JD is pleased to announce the opening of our 2016 Summer Public Interest Scholarship Competition! The winners of this year’s Public Interest Scholarship Competition will each receive a $500 scholarship to go towards their…
  • Apr 21

    Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week ending April 22, 2016

    Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week ending April 22, 2016
    African-American abolitionist, Harriet Tubman, will replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 Bill. Law 360 recently released their 2016 list of the 100 Best Law Firms for women. 5 Types of Networking Events That Are Actually Worth…
  • Apr 19

    Join MSJDN on May 12 to celebrate military spouses in the legal profession!

    Join MSJDN on May 12 to celebrate military spouses in the legal profession!
    You are invited to attend MSJDN’s Annual Reception on Thursday, May 12, 2016! Our yearly celebration brings together the legal and business communities with military spouse attorneys to learn about how these amazing men and women…
Rank this Week: 154

My Law License

My Law License

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

http://mylawlicense.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Professor Jeff Jarvis, The Joke

    Professor Jeff Jarvis, The Joke
    "Jeff Jarvis, a national leader in the development of online news, blogging, the investigation of new business models for news, and the teaching of entrepreneurial journalism, writes an influential blog, Buzzmachine.com. He is author of…
  • Jan 7

    Florida Court: False Online Review Of Lawyer = Libel

    Florida Court: False Online Review Of Lawyer = Libel
    A Florida lawyer got some big damages in a libel case, and yesterday the Fourth District Court of Appeal upheld them, with a great opinion.The case is Copia Blake and Peter Birzon v.Ann-Marie Giustibelli, P.A., and Ann-Marie…
  • Dec 20

    Last Minute Wine Gifts TO AVOID For The Wine Lover

    Last Minute Wine Gifts TO AVOID For The Wine Lover
    I've lost count of the wine-gifts-for-the-wine-lover posts in the last few weeks. Seems as if there's a perception that people who love wine, love nothing else.First piece of advice, that's not true. We like books, (i.e., Amazon gift cards),…
Rank this Week: 494

My Panama Lawyer

My Panama Lawyer

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

http://mypanamalawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    Soros And CIA Behind #PanamaPapers?

    Soros And CIA Behind #PanamaPapers?
    The journalist consortium responsible for the "Panama Papers" story is funded by the Ford Foundation and George Soros' Open Society Foundation. On April 5 show, researcher Leo Zagami breaks down how the "Panama Papers" could influence global…
  • Apr 13

    Still waiting for #DelawarePapers and #Nevadapaper

    Still waiting for #DelawarePapers and #Nevadapaper
    For just $309, you too can hide your assets — in the U.S.The website for Corporation Makers promises that owning a business can remain “your deep dark secret.”“Do you wish to own land or other assets without anyone…
  • Apr 12

    #Panamapapers informant revealed by Financial Crime Blog

    #Panamapapers informant revealed by Financial Crime Blog
    Saturday, April 9, 2016PANAMA PAPERS INFORMANT FIRST SOUGHT TO SELL THE INFORMATION IN PANAMAThe story of the informant (or informants) responsible for releasing the "Panama Papers" document to the global press is far more complex than the…
Rank this Week: 435

My Social Security Disability SSI…

My Social Security Disability SSI Blog

By Tim Moore.

http://disabilityblogger.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    Invisible disabilities and fool

    Invisible disabilities and fool
    This reminds me so much of the very many idiots who think their neighbors are committing Social Security fraud simply because these idiots don't see their neighbors confined to wheelchairs. To these legions of idiots, most medical conditions…
  • Nov 25

    Social Security Video hearing

    Social Security Video hearing
    This is a post from attorney Charles Hall's blog. It leads off with the statement "In an effort to make it more difficult for claimants to object to video hearings..." Video hearings are conducted because SSA is trying to deal with…
  • Nov 25

    Selected pages from SSDRC, the Social Security Disability Resource Center

    Selected pages from SSDRC, the Social Security Disability Resource Center
    These pages address basic questions about disability benefits through the Social Security Disability and SSI programs. Applications for disability Filing for disability, how to apply with a disability application Filing an…
Rank this Week: 797

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: 730

Nanotechnology Law

Nanotechnology Law

Assesses the legal implications of nanoscale technologies. By Mohamad Mova Al Afghani.

http://nanolaw.alafghani.info/
  • Dec 29

    Blog merged with CRPG Blog

    Blog merged with CRPG Blog
    This blog is no longer active. Its contents have been merged with CRPG Blog and future posts on nanotechnology regulation will be hosted by CRPG Blog.
  • Dec 28

    Fwd: Your Paper Makes SSRN Top Ten List

    Fwd: Your Paper Makes SSRN Top Ten List
     Dear Mohamad Mova Al 'Afghani: Your paper, "The Potential Role of the Human Right to Water in the Management of Indonesia's Water Resources", was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for Environment & Natural Resources…
  • Dec 28

    Fwd: Your Paper Makes SSRN Top Ten List

    Fwd: Your Paper Makes SSRN Top Ten List
     Dear Mohamad Mova Al 'Afghani: Your paper, "The Potential Role of the Human Right to Water in the Management of Indonesia's Water Resources", was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for Environment & Natural Resources…
Rank this Week: 579

National Institute of Military…

National Institute of Military Justice

Covers courts-martial (domestic and international), law changes, military commissions and other items of interest to military law practitioners and scholars worldwide.

http://www.nimjblog.org/
  • Sep 21

    ACS

    ACS
    William Lietzau, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Rule of Law and Detainee Policy, addresses the American Constitution Society's "9/11 at 10" symposium, marking t
  • Sep 11

    CAAFlog and NIMJ Blog Join Force

    CAAFlog and NIMJ Blog Join Force
    As of Sept. 12, 2011, the National Institute of Military Justice blog will join CAAFlog in a new blog venture, NIMJ blog CAAFlog.
  • Sep 10

    Action at the CMCR

    Action at the CMCR
    h/t Opinio Juris, Kevin Heller comments on, "CMCR invents the war crime of conspiracy," he begins:
Rank this Week: 946

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Apr 27

    Not thinking things through – miscellany

    Not thinking things through – miscellany
    Assorted bits on the theme of acting hastily and not thinking things through… Exhibit 1. The Housing and Planning Bill. This evening, it completed third reading in the House of Lords and heads back to the Commons. While there will no…
  • Apr 27

    Job Ads – Essex and London

    Job Ads – Essex and London
    Shelter Solicitor £28,471-£34,296 pa (depending on experience), plus excellent benefits Colchester Closing date: 8 May 2016 (Midnight) We’re looking for an accomplished Solicitor or equivalent to deliver a specialist legal…
  • Apr 26

    You’ve lost that loving Ealing. (Sorry)

    You’ve lost that loving Ealing. (Sorry)
    H & Ors, R (On the Application Of) v Ealing London Borough Council [2016] EWHC 841 (Admin) Ealing’s allocation policy has already had lawfulness problems, compounded by Ealing’s unlawful refusal to do anything about that…
Rank this Week: 274

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Apr 25

    "On the Moral Acceptability of Physician‐Assisted Dying for Non‐Autonomous Psychiatric Patients"

    "On the Moral Acceptability of Physician‐Assisted Dying for Non‐Autonomous Psychiatric Patients"
    Recently published on SSRN (and in Bioethics, Vol. 30, Issue 4 (2016)): "On the Moral Acceptability of Physician‐Assisted Dying for Non‐Autonomous Psychiatric Patients" JUKKA VARELIUS, University of Turku - Department of…
  • Apr 25

    "Happiness, Cerebroscopes and Incorrigibility: Prospects for Neuroeudaimonia"

    "Happiness, Cerebroscopes and Incorrigibility: Prospects for Neuroeudaimonia"
    "Happiness, Cerebroscopes and Incorrigibility: Prospects for Neuroeudaimonia" by Stephanie M. Hare and Nicole A. Vincent has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract Suppose you want to live a happy life. Who should…
  • Apr 23

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): How Children’s Brains Develop to Make Them Right or Left Handed, The Conversation In The Popular Press: Cadaver Study Challenges Brain Stimulation Methods, Science Half Your Brain Stands Guard…
Rank this Week: 291

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law…

Nevada Workers' Compensation Law Blog

Covers the claims process and the law for injured workers in Nevada. By Virginia Hunt.

http://www.nevadaworkerscompensationlaw.com/
  • Apr 16

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson
    Most injured workers who hire attorneys do so because they are not satisfied with the medical care they are getting for their work injury.  Although I am limited by current law to selecting medical providers on a particular…
  • Apr 16

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson

    Impressive Physical Therapist in Henderson
    Most injured workers who hire attorneys do so because they are not satisfied with the medical care they are getting for their work injury. Although I am limited by current law to selecting medical providers on a particular insurer’s…
  • Apr 7

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!

    Injured Workers’ Opinions Needed NOW!!
      As you know, I have been working with a group of dedicated workers’ comp attorneys  to  try to  defeat some nasty bills that would significantly cut your benefits.  Specifically, Assembly Bill 229 would…
Rank this Week: 955

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey divorce and family law. By The Law Offices of Edward R. Weinstein.

http://www.newjerseydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    A N.J. Divorce, College Expenses and a Divorced Parents Right To Know

    A N.J. Divorce, College Expenses and a Divorced Parents Right To Know
    Here in New Jersey, divorced parents may be legally compelled to contribute towards their child’s college tuition and certain related expenses. However, the attorneys at our family law and divorce law firm embrace that the non-custodial…
  • Apr 12

    In A Divorce Trial, Credibility Of A Witness Is Everything

    In A Divorce Trial, Credibility Of A Witness Is Everything
    Due to the nature of divorce and family law cases, experienced lawyers understand that many cases are decided on the testimony and the credibility of witnesses. As many of the trials and plenary hearings that the attorneys at our law firm…
  • Mar 16

    Does Child Support Include Automobile Insurance For My Child?

    Does Child Support Include Automobile Insurance For My Child?
    As a child support lawyer, I have come across this issue in many cases as car insurance is expensive here in New Jersey, especially for young drivers. In fact, up until recently, the law was not clear as to whether a divorced (or single)…
Rank this Week: 939

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

New Jersey Employment Law Blog

Covers CEPA/whistleblower, ERISA, non-compete agreements, sexual harassment, Title VII, USERRA and workers compensation. By Steinberg Law Offices.

http://employment.lawfirmnewjersey.com/
  • Feb 17

    Pay for Play? Not Under the FLSA!

    Pay for Play? Not Under the FLSA!
    Late yesterday the UNited States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana dismissed the claims of collegiate student-athletes who sought to be paid for their athletic activities on the theory that they are employees of the…
  • Dec 3

    Artificial Statute of Limitations Case to NJ Supreme Court

    Artificial Statute of Limitations Case to NJ Supreme Court
    If you have read this blog for any length of time, you will know that statutes of limitation are laws (duly passed by the Legislature and signed by the Governor) that set time limits for various kinds of cases to be filed.  Different…
  • Nov 30

    Handbook Arbitration Provisions Take Another Hit

    Handbook Arbitration Provisions Take Another Hit
    For the second time time the last two months an employment dispute arbitration provision has been invalidated because it was contained in an expressly non-contractual employee handbook.  The first was from New Jersey, as we posted at the…
Rank this Week: 879

New Jersey Senate Republicans

New Jersey Senate Republicans

Provides legislative support to teh Republican senators in the Legislature of the State of New Jersey.

http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=Rr9IF0xl3RGXd835_w6H4A
Rank this Week: 563

New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyer…

New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers liability, accident, malpractice, and insurance topics. By The Fine Law Firm.

http://www.newmexicoinjury.com/
Rank this Week: 868

New Miami Blog

New Miami Blog

Focuses on including international arbitration, real estate investment and land development, financing, foreign investment and tax, Miami’s new zoning code (Miami 21), public-private partnerships, hospitality, and construction in Miami, Florida. By Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP.

http://www.newmiamiblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Increased Costs Shifting South Florida Apartment Construction

    Increased Costs Shifting South Florida Apartment Construction
    At the Miami Finance Forum’s recent panel discussion regarding the current status of South Florida commercial real estate, panelist commercial developers stated they are responding to strong tenant demand across all sectors. While…
  • Apr 18

    eMerge Welcomes Guests with Iconic Opening Reception

    eMerge Welcomes Guests with Iconic Opening Reception
    Last night was a buzz at the opening reception for the 3rd annual eMerge conference located at the iconic 1111 Lincoln Road garage. The attendees enjoyed food, drinks and music, but the real discussion centered on the provocative content…
  • Apr 15

    eMerge Americas 2016 is Nearly Here

    eMerge Americas 2016 is Nearly Here
    On April 18th and 19th, eMerge Americas will host its third annual technology conference. Last year, the conference welcomed more than 10,000 attendees and 500 companies from more than 50 countries. As stated on Business Wire,…
Rank this Week: 982

New York Asbestos Defense…

New York Asbestos Defense Litigation

Covers the current state of asbestos defense litigation in New York State, with resources for the insured and self-insured defendant, as well as defense counsel. By Eric C. Genau.

http://asbestoslitigation.typepad.com/newyork/
  • Mar 30

    National Institute

    National Institute
    According to the accredited agency transparency international ranks Venezuela as one of the most corrupt countries in the world, surpassing the occurred far in the democratic era. The sustainable human development (DHS), according to the…
  • Mar 27

    Edmund Husserl

    Edmund Husserl
    Sometimes the research is carried out one class of people or groups. Appearance History everyday life as an independent branch of study of the past - one of the components of "historical and anthropological turn" that began in the humanities…
  • Mar 11

    Internet Security

    Internet Security
    For example people doing activities that you wish to do, like going to the gymnasium, speaking in public, to leave with a person of opposite sex. She takes the photos from the people who are with happy face, safe people, she is passing that…
Rank this Week: 317

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

Covers legal malpractice basics, cases and news. By Andrew Lavoott Bluestone.

http://blog.bluestonelawfirm.com/
  • Feb 23

    No Expert? Motion to Dismiss Denied

    No Expert? Motion to Dismiss Denied
    Issues that are beyond the "ken" of ordinary jurors require expert testimony says the First Department in Wadsworth Condos, LLC v Dollinger Gonski & Grossman 2014 NY Slip Op 00930 [114 AD3d 487] February 13, 2014 Appellate Division, First…
  • Feb 20

    Judiciary Law 487 Relief "Not Lightly Given"

    Judiciary Law 487 Relief "Not Lightly Given"
    Judiciary Law 487, the attorney-deceit statute, part of the common law, is reserved by the Appellate Division for really really bad conduct.  It is not "lightly given."  While proof does not require "clear and convincing" evidence,…
  • Feb 19

    A Legal Malpractice Case Lost on the "But For" Rule

    A Legal Malpractice Case Lost on the "But For" Rule
    As we discussed yesterday, courts are eager to dismiss legal malpractice cases, early in the case or late, on the question of whether Client can show that "but for" the attorney's negligence there would have been a better economic outcome for…
Rank this Week: 140

New York Car Accident Lawyer Blog

New York Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.newyorkcaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 10

    In support of their motion, the opponents submitted the affirmed medical report

    In support of their motion, the opponents submitted the affirmed medical report
    This is an action for personal injury in which a Bronx man alleges that he sustained an injury as a result of a motor vehicle accident. A vehicle owned by a cab cormpany struck the man's vehicle in the rear. The man claims that as a result of…
  • Mar 6

    Insurance claims that injuries are not seriou

    Insurance claims that injuries are not seriou
    On 6 July 2006, plaintiff was involved in an automobile accident . Consequently, plaintiff filed a personal injury action against The Bronx defendant to recover damages for the injuries he sustained as a result of the accident. In…
  • Mar 6

    Insurance claims that injuries are not seriou

    Insurance claims that injuries are not seriou
    On 6 July 2006, plaintiff was involved in an automobile accident. Consequently, plaintiff filed a personal injury action against The Bronx defendant to recover damages for the injuries he sustained as a result of the accident. In opposition,…
Rank this Week: 594

New York City Debt Defense Blog

New York City Debt Defense Blog

By the Langel Firm.

http://www.thelangelfirm.com/Debt-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Apr 22

    5 Ways the C.A.R.D. Act is Helping Consumers of Credit

    5 Ways the C.A.R.D. Act is Helping Consumers of Credit
    On May 22, 2009, President Barack Obama signed the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act into law. Since then, consumers have saved over 12 billion dollars, below are five ways the law is protecting consumers and…
  • Apr 15

    Creditors' Burden of Proof in Student Loan Case

    Creditors' Burden of Proof in Student Loan Case
    To file a lawsuit, the Plaintiff is required to have standing. In order to satisfy the standing requirement: The plaintiff must have suffered an injury; Caused by defendant's actions; With a likelihood that the injury could be redressed…
  • Apr 15

    Legal Grounds for a Motion to Dismiss: New York

    Legal Grounds for a Motion to Dismiss: New York
    Litigation is litigation. Whether the subject matter is a $2,000 credit-card debt or a catastrophic personal injury case, the same basic procedural rules apply. The motion to dismiss is used to stop a lawsuit in its tracks. Its aim is…
Rank this Week: 400

New York Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense

Provides New York criminal law updates and commentary. By Easton Thompson Kasperek.

http://newyorkcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    Door Opening

    Door Opening
    by Jill Paperno,author of Representing the Accused: A Practical Guide to Criminal Defense “Knock, knock.” “Who’s there?”            As defense attorneys we often…
  • Apr 17

    Challenging the Use of Recorded Conversations of Pretrial Detainee

    Challenging the Use of Recorded Conversations of Pretrial Detainee
          Sometimes an appellate decision rejecting the arguments raised on appeal provides a blueprint as to how similar claims can be raised in a manner that may be more likely to succeed. One such decision is that of…
  • Mar 15

    Gun Court - proposed voluntary discovery agreement

    Gun Court - proposed voluntary discovery agreement
    As correctly noted by my good pal Anonymous, I neglected to post the Gun Court voluntary discovery agreement - here it is: VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT CR # ________________ It is hereby agreed between the parties to the…
Rank this Week: 687

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 92

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 29

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont
    The legislature further finds and declares that domestic violence is criminal conduct occurring between members of the same family or household which warrants stronger intervention than is presently authorized under New York's laws. The…
  • May 28

    Siler v. 146 Montague Assocs. (supra)

    Siler v. 146 Montague Assocs. (supra)
    Page 127 683 N.Y.S.2d 127 1998 N.Y. Slip Op. 12,018 Benita Nicasio MORALES, Respondent, v. COUNTY OF NASSAU, Appellant. Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department. Dec. 31, 1998. Page 128 Devitt, Spellman, Barrett, Callahan, Leyden…
  • May 28

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont
    1 The background of this supplemental proceeding is as follows: on January 15, 1993, on consent, petitioner wife obtained a final order of protection for one year directing that respondent shall not assault, menace, harass or recklessly…
Rank this Week: 698

New York Divorce Report

New York Divorce Report

Covers child custody, child support, divorce, equitable distribution, marriage, spousal maintenance, and visitation. By Daniel E. Clement.

http://divorce.clementlaw.com/
  • Dec 4

    What Are The Odds That I Will Get Divorced: Are the Divorce Rates Down?

    What Are The Odds That I Will Get Divorced: Are the Divorce Rates Down?
    According to a report in the New York Times, divorce lawyers, like me, may be soon looking for new careers. The divorce rate, which had been as high as fifty percent is reportedly decreasing. According to a study: About 70 percent of…
  • Nov 17

    Dog Divorce Tug of Wars: Preventable By a Pup-Nup

    Dog Divorce Tug of Wars: Preventable By a Pup-Nup
    With growing frequency, couples are fighting for custody of their cats and dogs when they divorce. Like all litigated matters, a pet custody case can be expensive and contentious. Recent New York courts have ruled that pet custody divorce…
  • Nov 5

    Service by Social Networking: Can You Be Served Through Facebook?

    Service by Social Networking: Can You Be Served Through Facebook?
    The next time you check into Facebook, you may get more than a “Like” from one of your friends, you could be served with legal papers. Recently, a New York judge authorized service of legal papers through Facebook in a family law…
Rank this Week: 537

New York DWI Lawyer Blog

New York DWI Lawyer Blog

Covers news and updates on Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) and DWI Topics Of Interest. By The Law Office of Mark A. Siesel, Esq.

http://www.newyorkdwilawyerblog.com/
  • May 13

    Westchester County Bus Driver Faces Felony DWI Charge

    Westchester County Bus Driver Faces Felony DWI Charge
    A 56 year old school bus driver in the Lakeland School District in Northern Westchester County has been charged with felony DWI after an accident on May 11, 2015 in which the bus she was operating reportedly struck a telephone pole. Mary…
  • Apr 21

    The Refusal Hearing–What Is It?

    The Refusal Hearing–What Is It?
    When operating a motor vehicle in the state of New York, drivers give their acceptance to provide a sample of their blood, breath, urine or saliva if requested to do so during the course of a valid traffic stop for a violation of the Vehicle…
  • Jan 14

    Episcopalian Bishop Faces Criminal Charges In Fatal DWI

    Episcopalian Bishop Faces Criminal Charges In Fatal DWI
    On December 27, 2014, Thomas Palermo, a 41 year old software engineer at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, was riding his bicycle on a road popular with bicyclists for its wide bike lanes and steep hills. At that same time, Heather Cook, a…
Rank this Week: 914

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

By Ettinger Law Firm.

http://www.newyorkelderlawattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    ELDER PROTECTION AND ABUSE PREVENTION ACT

    ELDER PROTECTION AND ABUSE PREVENTION ACT
    FEDERAL DEFINITION OF ELDER ABUSE AND FEDERAL RESPONSE In these United States it is often that many things are left up to the states for criminal and civil enforcement. While the federal government does have a statute for murder, it is…
  • Apr 19

    INTERSTATE ADULT GUARDIANSHIPS

    INTERSTATE ADULT GUARDIANSHIPS
    INCREASING IN FREQUENCY Guardians across the country are beginning to grapple with a larger phenomena of life in these United States: that we are a mobile society. Many times these decisions are made by legally competent adults who have…
  • Apr 14

    HOW DOES THE DEATH OF A SPOUSE AFFECT MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY

    HOW DOES THE DEATH OF A SPOUSE AFFECT MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY
    NEED FOR UPDATED ESTATE PLANNING WHEN ONE SPOUSE GOES INTO NURSING HOME When one spouse goes into a nursing home, there is a good chance that he/she is using to pay for their care. That means that the community spouse will have to live…
Rank this Week: 606

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment discrimination, severance, wage violations, sexual harassment and civil rights. By The Harman Firm, LLP.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    The Uncertainty in Characterizing Misconduct for Unemployment Insurance Benefit

    The Uncertainty in Characterizing Misconduct for Unemployment Insurance Benefit
    Yarelyn Mena and Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. For a claimant to qualify for unemployment insurance benefits, the claimant, among other things, must have lost their job through no fault of their own. This generally means if the claimant was…
  • Apr 20

    Various State Laws Weigh in on Marijuana in the Workplace

    Various State Laws Weigh in on Marijuana in the Workplace
    Yarelyn Mena and Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. Courts in the United States generally recognize that marijuana use is a legitimate reason to terminate an employee. However, with an increasing number of states now legitimizing both recreational and…
  • Apr 15

    Attorney Generals of Several States Continue to Push for Retailer Transparency of On-Call Scheduling Practice

    Attorney Generals of Several States Continue to Push for Retailer Transparency of On-Call Scheduling Practice
    Yarelyn Mena and Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. Several state investigations have found that the retail practice of “on-call scheduling” – where workers must call their employers to check if they are needed for scheduled shifts and…
Rank this Week: 430

New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

Covers pain and suffering verdicts and settlements. By John M. Hochfelder.

http://www.newyorkinjurycasesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 591

New York Injury Lawyer Blog

New York Injury Lawyer Blog

By the Law Offices of Nicholas Rose, PLLC.

http://www.newyork-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    New York Court Denies Defense Summary Judgment Motion Supported Only by Unsigned and Uncertified Deposition

    New York Court Denies Defense Summary Judgment Motion Supported Only by Unsigned and Uncertified Deposition
    Defendants in personal injury cases commonly file motions for summary judgment.  In New York, summary judgment is appropriate only when there is no triable issue of fact.  The party seeking summary judgment has the burden of…
  • Apr 8

    New York Court Allows Claims against MTA Bus Company to Proceed

    New York Court Allows Claims against MTA Bus Company to Proceed
    New York Public Authority Law § 1276 (1) requires a personal injury complaint against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to include an allegation that at least 30 days have passed since the plaintiff presented a demand to a…
  • Mar 30

    Summary Judgment on Liability in New York Rear-End Collision

    Summary Judgment on Liability in New York Rear-End Collision
    Under New York law, a rear collision with a vehicle that is stopped makes a prima facie case for the negligence of the rear driver.  It also creates a presumption that no negligence on the part of the lead driver contributed to the…
Rank this Week: 639

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident case updates and news. Published By New York injury firm Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Distracted Driving Distracts You for Longer Than You Think

    Distracted Driving Distracts You for Longer Than You Think
    A recent Triple AAA Foundation for Traffic (“Triple AAA”) study draws attention to the risks of distracted driving. Distracted driving refers to drivers who talk, text, and dial, including hands-free devices, while operating…
  • Apr 20

    Has Your Doctor Been Sued for Medical Malpractice?

    Has Your Doctor Been Sued for Medical Malpractice?
    Americans file approximately 17,000 medical malpractice claims a year. Studies have shown that 75% of doctors in low-risk specialties have faced a medical malpractice claim in their career with the number shooting up to 99% of doctors in…
  • Apr 18

    Woman Secretly Records Her Surgery — Shocked at What She Hear

    Woman Secretly Records Her Surgery — Shocked at What She Hear
    Ethel Easter of Harris County, Texas was wary of the doctor who would be performing a hernia surgery after some harsh comments he made to her. Easter was told by her doctor she would have to wait two months before her surgery could be…
Rank this Week: 488

New York Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

New York Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers national and New York based elder neglect and nursing home abuse news. Published By Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorknursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Monroe County New York Nursing Homes as Repeat Offender

    Monroe County New York Nursing Homes as Repeat Offender
    Monroe County nursing homes have been cited for numerous deficiencies that often place residents at risk, yet they are still open for business; a Rochester nursing home remained open for two years after receiving chronic violations from the…
  • Apr 9

    Lax Oversight of Nurses in New York Endangers the Public According to Propublica Investigation

    Lax Oversight of Nurses in New York Endangers the Public According to Propublica Investigation
    According to a Propublica article,New York State’s oversight in the field of nursing care in considerably more lenient when compared with other states in the country. Over the past 15 years, nursing boards around the country have…
  • Apr 7

    Department of Justice to Form Task Forces to Tackle Poor Nursing Home Care

    Department of Justice to Form Task Forces to Tackle Poor Nursing Home Care
    The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the creation of regional task forces whose objective will be to toughen enforcement against nursing homes providing substandard care. This initiative was launched in accordance with the DOJ’s…
Rank this Week: 950

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 13

    Let’s Go for a Horsie Ride…(And Fall Off)

    Let’s Go for a Horsie Ride…(And Fall Off)
    Today we go horseback riding at the Ridin-Hy Resort. So put on your cowboy boots and climb into the saddle at my little stable. Wait! Is the saddle secure? I know, you’ve only had a grand total of 10 hours of horseback riding experience…
  • Apr 5

    Non-Driving Text Sender May Be Liable in Crash

    Non-Driving Text Sender May Be Liable in Crash
    Query:  If you’re not the driver of a car, can you be held liable for a collision that occurs when the recipient reads and responds while driving? Answer: Quite possibly, yes. In a case last month, not previously reported in any…
  • Apr 2

    Deconstructing the Trump Sanction Hoax

    Deconstructing the Trump Sanction Hoax
    It’s been a number of years now since I’ve run April Fools’ gags. But the time was right to come out of retirement. For those new to this joint, I ran them from 2008-2012, and had a lot of fun. I do it with a motive. And, as…
Rank this Week: 248

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Supreme Court, Bronx County

    Supreme Court, Bronx County
    A Bronx Estate Litigation Lawyer said that, defendant-appellant moved pursuant to CPLR 510(1) to change the venue of the instant matter from Bronx County to Westchester County more than three years after the commencement of the action and…
  • Sep 17

    Integrated Domestic Violence Court...cont

    Integrated Domestic Violence Court...cont
    This case raises two questions concerning application of the recently enacted Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act (UCCJEA), set forth at article 5-A of the Domestic Relations Law: (1) whether (as the father urges) title 3 of…
  • Sep 14

    Integrated Domestic Violence Court...cont

    Integrated Domestic Violence Court...cont
    Proof of service by mail to an address not specified in the part of the Dominican court record before this court was submitted to the Dominican court. The mother did not appear for the custody proceeding. In a decision dated April 17, 2002,…
Rank this Week: 903

New York Probate & Estate…

New York Probate & Estate Litigation Blog

Covers probate news, procedures and resources. By Philip M. Bernstein.

http://www.nyprobatelitigation.com/
  • Feb 1

    Executors Should Beware Of Serious Pitfall

    Executors Should Beware Of Serious Pitfall
    Today’s Wall Street Journal contains a worthwhile but cautionary article about the pitfalls that can face even the most well-meaning executor. As you will see, a lot of the decisions an executor must make need to be made…
  • Jan 31

    David Bowie’s Will Filed In Manhattan Surrogate’s Court — His Estate Valued At 100 Million Dollar

    David Bowie’s Will Filed In Manhattan Surrogate’s Court — His Estate Valued At 100 Million Dollar
    The Will of David Robert Jones was filed earlier this month in New York County Surrogate’s Court giving the value of his estate at 100 million dollars. Not familiar with David Robert Jones? As the New York Times reported, He was far…
  • Jul 20

    Application To Withdraw Waiver Consenting To Probate Denied By Brooklyn Surrogate

    Application To Withdraw Waiver Consenting To Probate Denied By Brooklyn Surrogate
    Prior to the commencement of a probate proceeding or an administration proceeding, the attorney for the estate will normally send a waiver consenting to the admission of the will to probate or to the appointment of an administrator to all…
Rank this Week: 562

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 66

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 132

New York Wrongful Death Lawyer…

New York Wrongful Death Lawyer Blog

Covers New York wrongful death cases involving auto accidents, hospital negligence, and medical malpractice. By Leland T. Williams.

http://www.newyorkwrongfuldeathlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    Flight 3407: Release of "Internal E-mails" to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order

    Flight 3407: Release of "Internal E-mails" to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order
    Pre-trial discovery by plaintiff lawyers for some of the families of the victims of the air crash near Buffalo, resulted in the public release, in October, of "internal" Colgan Air e-mails that questioned the pilot's qualifications to fly the…
  • Dec 13

    Flight 3407: Release of “Internal E-mails” to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order

    Flight 3407: Release of “Internal E-mails” to Public Results in Motion for Protective Order
    Pre-trial discovery by plaintiff lawyers for some of the families of the victims of the air crash near Buffalo, resulted in the public release, in October, of “internal” Colgan Air e-mails that questioned the pilot’s…
  • Dec 10

    Virginia Tech Settles Student Suicide Wrongful Death Case

    Virginia Tech Settles Student Suicide Wrongful Death Case
    The Commonwealth of Virginia, on behalf of Virginia Tech University, settled a 2009 wrongful death lawsuit brought by the parents of student Daniel Kim, in Fairfax County Circuit Court. The gravamen of the case was the failure of the VTU…
Rank this Week: 845

News Blog

News Blog

Covers auto accidents, drug litigation, and medical malpractice. By Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC.

http://www.cssfirm.com/news-blog/
  • Mar 19

    Update: More Persona Knee Recall Implant Information-Notice To Implanting Surgeons Issued

    Update: More Persona Knee Recall Implant Information-Notice To Implanting Surgeons Issued
    We have learned over the last few weeks more information on the Persona Knee Recall. Some parts […] The post Update: More Persona Knee Recall Implant Information-Notice To Implanting Surgeons Issued appeared first on .
  • Mar 18

    FDA Recall: Zimmer Persona Knee-Trabecular Metal Tibial Plate

    FDA Recall: Zimmer Persona Knee-Trabecular Metal Tibial Plate
    On March 12, 2015 the Food & Drug Administration announced a Class 2 Recall of about 11,658 […] The post FDA Recall: Zimmer Persona Knee-Trabecular Metal Tibial Plates appeared first on .
  • Mar 16

    Johnson & Johnson Still Unable to Expand Use of Xarelto

    Johnson & Johnson Still Unable to Expand Use of Xarelto
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has rejected three attempts by Johnson & Johnson to expand […] The post Johnson & Johnson Still Unable to Expand Use of Xarelto appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 644

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 157

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 31

Nolo's Real Estate Tips for Home…

Nolo's Real Estate Tips for Home Buyers

Covers homebuying, mortgages, and homeownership. Ilona Bray.

http://blog.nolo.com/realestate/
  • Nov 26

    I Say, Shall We Borrow Some British Real Estate Ad Language?

    I Say, Shall We Borrow Some British Real Estate Ad Language?
    The busy-ness of the holiday season, not to mention the emphasis on shopping, must be taking a toll on me: I’ve been indulging in the guilty pastime of perusing old issues of Country Life magazine, in search of my dream manor…
  • Nov 14

    “House for Spouse” Does Not Belong on Your Holiday Surprise Gift List

    “House for Spouse” Does Not Belong on Your Holiday Surprise Gift List
    When I sold my first home, one of the offers came from a couple who, according to their Realtor, had been house-hunting for years without agreeing on a place they both liked. At last, they found our house! Alas, they didn’t…
  • Nov 7

    Finding Solid Reviews of Real Estate Agents Still a Challenge

    Finding Solid Reviews of Real Estate Agents Still a Challenge
    Going online to find a home to buy has become so user-friendly, full of pretty pictures and fun bells and whistles, that some buyers have been known to proceed all the way to a purchase without once actually visiting the house. The Internet…
Rank this Week: 650

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    The Electioneering Prohibition: A Closer Look

    The Electioneering Prohibition: A Closer Look
    With the election year in full swing, many nonprofits have questions regarding the scope of permissible election-related and lobbying or advocacy activities organizations recognized as exempt under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) can…
  • Apr 22

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/22/16

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/22/16
    The past week was marked by the shocking death of music icon Prince. On this Earth Day, have a listen to Purple Rain while perusing our curated nonprofit tweets of the week: Disaster Philanthropy: How to respond to Ecuador,…
  • Apr 15

    CLE Renewal Retreat: Reignite Your Passion for Law

    CLE Renewal Retreat: Reignite Your Passion for Law
      I’ll be speaking at the Continuing Education of the Bar – California (CEB) at the Renewal Retreat in North Lake Tahoe taking place May 18-20. If you’re a lawyer who works for a charity or foundation, I have a ……
Rank this Week: 493

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Apr 28

    Prince Will Live On In Trust and Estate Classes Everywhere...

    Prince Will Live On In Trust and Estate Classes Everywhere...
    Prince will no doubt have many legacies - musical and otherwise. One can only hope that his philanthropic legacy will be one of them. During his lifetime, Price quietly supported any number of charitable organizations, mostly in the areas…
  • Apr 27

    An Empirical Study of Law Journal Copyright Practice

    An Empirical Study of Law Journal Copyright Practice
    As the spring submission cycle limps to a close and Redyip prepares to go into hibernation, I'd like to take a moment to reflect on the editing process awaiting all of those articles that have been accepted for publication. Every...
  • Apr 26

    Call for Papers: 2017 AALS Annual Meeting

    Call for Papers: 2017 AALS Annual Meeting
    We received the following call for papers, which may be of interest to many of you. EWW *** Nonprofit and Philanthropy Law LLCS, NEW CHARITABLE FORMS, AND THE RISE OF PHILANTHROCAPITALISM 2017 AALS Annual Meeting January 3-7, 2017 San…
Rank this Week: 402

North Carolina Business Litigation…

North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Reports on judicial decisions of significance to business and shareholders. By Mack Sperling of Brooks Pierce LLP.

http://www.ncbusinesslitigationreport.com/
  • Feb 3

    A Couple Of Things Not To Do In The NC Business Court

    A Couple Of Things Not To Do In The NC Business Court
    The NC Business Court's decision last month in Krawiec v. Manly, 2016 NCBC 7, illustrates a couple of things not to do in the Court. Don't Make "Aiding and Abetting" Claims The Plaintiff made a claim against some of the Defendants for aiding…
  • Jan 18

    Arbitration Provision Which Completely Prohibited Any Discovery Enforced By NC Business court.

    Arbitration Provision Which Completely Prohibited Any Discovery Enforced By NC Business court.
    I don't draft arbitration provisions in agreements, but if I did I would not draft one like the one in Taggart v. Physicians Pharmacy Alliance, Inc.  Not because it turned out to be unenforceable, but because it was found to be…
  • Jan 12

    NC Business Court Revokes Pro Hac Vice Admission Of Out Of State Lawyer

    NC Business Court Revokes Pro Hac Vice Admission Of Out Of State Lawyer
    Judge McGuire came down pretty hard on a Florida attorney admitted pro hac vice (meaning "for this one particular occasion") by another Superior Court Judge, in McCarthy v. Hampton, 2016NCBC 4.  He revoked the lawyer's admission and…
Rank this Week: 992