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Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • Apr 24

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    Above, you’ll find the cover of  Rock N’ Roll Comics #7, published way, way back in the halcyon days of 1990. We post this cover this week because we here at Abnormal Use saw The Who live in concerts this past Tuesday night…
  • Apr 23

    D.C. Court of Appeals Rebukes Asbestos Plaintiff’s Attorneys Strategy

    D.C. Court of Appeals Rebukes Asbestos Plaintiff’s Attorneys Strategy
    As you may know, we sometimes contribute content to other online ventures. Not too long ago, our editor, Jim Dedman, saw the publication on an article he wrote in DRI’s The Voice. Get this: It’s about a case in which the…
  • Apr 22

    Can’t Buy Me Love? Amazon Sues to Block Purchased 5 Star Review

    Can’t Buy Me Love? Amazon Sues to Block Purchased 5 Star Review
    As we reported on Monday, Amazon.com is apparently none too happy with a person or persons that runs handful of websites with names like “buyamazonreviews.com” that offer to give glowing reviews of sellers’…
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NJ Family Legal Blog

NJ Family Legal Blog

Covers New Jersey family law. By Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Apr 23

    JUDGE’S ARE SUPPOSED TO DECIDE MATTERS RIPE FOR DECISION – NOT SEND IT TO MEDIATION – SHOCKING!?!

    JUDGE’S ARE SUPPOSED TO DECIDE MATTERS RIPE FOR DECISION – NOT SEND IT TO MEDIATION – SHOCKING!?!
    We have all had this happen.  Letters get written back and forth to try to settle a matter and/or you just file a motion because the issue is clear based upon the law and the facts.  Or, the parties, for whatever reason, just wont…
  • Apr 7

    F is for service- Facebook Style

    F is for service- Facebook Style
    The recent news concerning social media is all about the service of a divorce complaint via Facebook.  A New York judge recently granted permission to a woman to serve a divorce complaint via her husband’s page on the social media…
  • Mar 13

    SUPREME COURT RULES THAT EXPERT REPORT NOT BASED UPON EVIDENCE SHOULD BE SUPPRESSED – SHOCKING!?!

    SUPREME COURT RULES THAT EXPERT REPORT NOT BASED UPON EVIDENCE SHOULD BE SUPPRESSED – SHOCKING!?!
    It is not uncommon to get in an expert report from the other side that makes you scratch your head.  Maybe it is well written  Maybe it is very interesting.  Hopefully the math is right.  Maybe it is even very…
Rank this Week: 632

Michael Markarian: Animals &…

Michael Markarian: Animals & Politics

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

http://blog.hslf.org/political_animal/
  • Apr 22

    A Big Bang to Stop Horse Slaughter

    A Big Bang to Stop Horse Slaughter
    A bipartisan team of lawmakers today introduced federal legislation to stop the butchering of America’s companion horses and the peddling of their doped up meat to foreign consumers. The HSUS For the past two fiscal years, Congress has…
  • Apr 14

    See No Evil: Dogfighting Spectator Law Already Making a Difference

    See No Evil: Dogfighting Spectator Law Already Making a Difference
    The Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act, which we worked with Congress to enact last year, is now having a tangible impact in the field and helping to crack down on the entire cast of characters involved in animal…
  • Apr 8

    Montana: The Nation’s Safe Haven for Dogfighting Booster

    Montana: The Nation’s Safe Haven for Dogfighting Booster
    There's only one state in the country that hasn't criminalized attending a dogfight. If you live in Montana, contact your legislators today to protect dogs.      Related StoriesAnimal Fighting Suffers a…
Rank this Week: 633

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

Features a discussion of medical privacy. By Jeffrey P. Drummond.

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 634

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

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

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Apr 24

    Trans-Pacific Partnership’s Extrajudicial Dispute System Could Undermine Domestic Environmental Regulation

    Trans-Pacific Partnership’s Extrajudicial Dispute System Could Undermine Domestic Environmental Regulation
    by Meredith Wilensky. Wilensky was the 2013-2014 associate director and fellow at Columbia Law School's Sabin Center for Climate Change Law. She currently clerks for Judge Claudia Wilken of the Northern District of California. The…
  • Apr 24

    Judicial Nominations Roundup for April 24, 2015

    Judicial Nominations Roundup for April 24, 2015
    by Caroline CoxThe U.S. Senate made another judicial confirmation on Monday. In a vote of 91-0, the Senate confirmed the nomination of George C. Hanks, Jr. to be a United States District Judge for the Southern…
  • Apr 24

    LegalEyes for April 24, 2015

    LegalEyes for April 24, 2015
    by Caroline CoxThe Editorial Board of The Washington Post remarks on the confirmation of Loretta Lynch as the next attorney general, calling the vote “embarrassing not to Ms. Lynch, who clearly deserved confirmation, but to the…
Rank this Week: 635

White Collar Crime News

White Collar Crime News

Covers white collar crime news. By Jef Henninger.

http://whitecollarcrimenews.com
  • Apr 1

    Senator Robert Menendez indicted on corruption charges in New Jersey

    Senator Robert Menendez indicted on corruption charges in New Jersey
    Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey has been accused with trading trading political help for assorted benefits from a Florida eye doctor. The opthalmologist, Dr. Salomon Melgen, allegedly bestowed campaign contributions, plane rides and gifts…
  • Dec 13

    Morris County Fraud Lawyer

    Morris County Fraud Lawyer
    Morris County Fraud Lawyers Morris County, New Jersey is a very wealthy area.  In addition, there are a lot of businesses there.  As a result, there is also a lot of fraud and other white collar crimes.  In fact, the Morris…
  • Dec 13

    Philadelphia Credit Card Fraud Lawyer

    Philadelphia Credit Card Fraud Lawyer
    Philadelphia Credit Card Fraud Lawyers If you have been charged with credit card fraud in Philadelphia, our team of tough, smart lawyers can help you defeat the charges against you.  In Pennsylvania, credit cards, debit cards and ATM…
Rank this Week: 636

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 637

Blawg IT

Blawg IT

Covers patent, copyright, trademark and Internet related legal issues. By Patent Attorney Brett Trout.

http://blawgit.com
  • Mar 17

    Brett Trout Named Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers Fellow

    Brett Trout Named Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers Fellow
    Des Moines patent attorney Brett J. Trout has just been named a Fellow of the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers. Membership in the Academy is by invitation only, upon sponsorship and recommendation from peers and judges, and unanimous approval by…
  • Mar 16

    Brett Trout to Speak at The Seventh Annual Creighton Law Review Symposium

    Brett Trout to Speak at The Seventh Annual Creighton Law Review Symposium
    The 2015 Seventh Annual Creighton Law Review Symposium addresses the theme of Ethics and Electronics: Navigating Legal Ethics and New Technology. The symposium will be held March 27, 2014, at Creighton University’s School of Law. Brett…
  • Dec 17

    Inventing to Nowhere

    Inventing to Nowhere
    The Frightening Irony The documentary Inventing to Nowhere boils a series of complex questions down into one: Why are we allowing companies that stifle innovation to dictate our country’s innovation strategy? The History The…
Rank this Week: 638

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    Lights, camera, roll 'em...

    Lights, camera, roll 'em...
    Today's LA Times presents After Court Adjourns, 9th Circuit Judge's Movie Nights Are A Hit here, about the movie nights at the Ninth Circuit, started by Judge Kozinski.Kozinski holds the event, known as KFF or Kozinski's Favorite Flicks,…
  • Apr 22

    Baseball themed dissent in Barry Bonds case

    Baseball themed dissent in Barry Bonds case
    The Barry Bonds en banc opinion is out (here), and Judge Rawlinson pens a baseball-themed dissent with the following intro, headings and conclusion:U.S. v. Bonds, No. 11-10669Rawlinson, Circuit Judge, dissenting:There is no joy in this…
  • Apr 21

    Editing tricks fail to fool court; brief stricken

    Editing tricks fail to fool court; brief stricken
    Looking for ways to outsmart the 14K word limit? Law360 today has a story titled Too-Long Brief Dooms Banking Patent Appeal at Fed. Circ., where "A trick straight out of high school English class cost [an appellant]" in a big way: its appeal…
Rank this Week: 639

DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law…

DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers automobile accidents, burn injury, child safety, defective products, police misconduct, premises liability and truck accidents. By Regan Zambri & Long.

http://injurylaw.reganfirm.com/
  • Apr 20

    Safety Tips for Driving in April Shower

    Safety Tips for Driving in April Shower
    In most parts of the country, April is the beginning of the rainy season. Although the April rains bring dormant trees and flowers back to life, the rain can also create hazardous driving conditions. According to the National Motor Vehicle…
  • Apr 15

    Quantifying the Dangers of Distracted Driving

    Quantifying the Dangers of Distracted Driving
    The month of April is designated as “Distracted Driving” month each year in the United States in an effort to bring awareness to the very real dangers of distracted driving.  “Distracted driving” is broadly…
  • Apr 2

    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding member and partner April is being promoted by the National Safety Council as Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  As part of the campaign, NSC provides educational material on its website in…
Rank this Week: 640

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

Covers family law and divorce in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 17

    Impacts of domestic violence: Bryce taskforce

    Impacts of domestic violence: Bryce taskforce
    The Bryce task force set out the impacts of domestic and family violence:At the extreme end of domestic and family violence is homicide. The National Homicide Monitoring Program reported that, between 2010-11 and 2011-12, 39%, or…
  • Mar 16

    Defining domestic and family violence: Bryce report

    Defining domestic and family violence: Bryce report
    The Bryce report provides an excellent discussion of what is domestic violence and family violence:Domestic violence, also called intimate partner violence, occurs in a variety of forms including physical, emotional, and economic violence…
  • Mar 15

    The history of domestic violence reforms in Queensland: Bryce report

    The history of domestic violence reforms in Queensland: Bryce report
    Quentin Bryce's task force sets out a good history of how domestic violence has been tackled in Queensland (and Australia):Domestic violence is not new. It spans history, countries, and cultures, and has profound impacts on…
Rank this Week: 641

National Insurance Law Forum

National Insurance Law Forum

Discussion forum among insurance industry professionals, risk managers, attorneys, policyholders, students, and others with an interest in the development of American insurance law.

http://www.insurancelawforum.com/
Rank this Week: 642

Aviation and Airport Development…

Aviation and Airport Development Law

Covers aviation law issues, including federal environmental and transportation regulations. By Chevalier, Allen and Lichman, LLP.

http://www.aviationairportdevelopmentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 643

Video Game Law Blog

Video Game Law Blog

Covers current Issues in video game law. By Davis LLP.

http://www.davis.ca/en/blog/Video-Game-Law
  • Mar 28

    WOW!

    WOW!
    A court in Berlin has ruled that some provisions of the World of Warcraft Terms of Use violate German consumer protection laws and are void. [More…]
  • Feb 26

    Ontario Youth Investment Accelerator Fund Recipients Announced

    Ontario Youth Investment Accelerator Fund Recipients Announced
    Recently, Ontario announced the first recipients of the Youth Investment Accelerator Fund Program (the “Program”). The Program, which mirrors the Investment Accelerator Fund, was launched in 2013 by the Province of Ontario with…
  • Feb 14

    Federal Budget 2014: Canada Invests an Additional $40 Million in Entrepreneurship

    Federal Budget 2014: Canada Invests an Additional $40 Million in Entrepreneurship
    On Tuesday February 11, 2014, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty presented the Canadian federal budget for fiscal year 2014-2015. The budget proposes to provide an additional $40 million over four years to the Canada Accelerator and Incubator…
Rank this Week: 644

Center for Art Law Blog

Center for Art Law Blog

Features art and cultural heritage law resources and reviews.

http://itsartlaw.com/blog-2/
Rank this Week: 645

Chicago Executive Lawyer Blog

Chicago Executive Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois employment law issues, including discrimination, retaliation, wage claims and employment contract disputes. By The Prinz Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.chicagoexecutivelawyer.com/
  • Nov 15

    Is being a bad boss illegal?

    Is being a bad boss illegal?
    There are blog posts nearly every day about the importance of good leadership in the workplace and the negative affects of a bad boss. In our office, we have heard about nearly every type of bad boss: the micro-manager, the screamer, the…
  • Nov 7

    Big Surprise: Ending Workplace Harassment Saves Business' Money

    Big Surprise: Ending Workplace Harassment Saves Business' Money
    Last month, Bill Toland authored an article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that highlights the high costs businesses face by allowing harassment to go unchecked. It is pretty obvious that no one wants to work in an environment where…
  • Oct 26

    It's never too late to pursue a dream

    It's never too late to pursue a dream
    A client of ours recently published a children's book titled Red Rose and Blue Butterfly. Publishing a book under any circumstances is an amazing feat, but one of the reasons this book in particular is so amazing is that the author, Sara…
Rank this Week: 646

Practical Academic

Practical Academic

Covers the developments in arbitration and contract law in India and elsewhere.

http://www.practicalacademic.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Madras High Court Arbitration Centre Rule

    Madras High Court Arbitration Centre Rule
    Three Rules have been published by the Registrar-General of the Madras High Court in relation to the Madras High Court Arbitration Centre. These Rules are as follows: The Madras High Court Arbitration Centre (MHCAC) (Internal Management)…
  • Apr 4

    Call for Students Paper for NLSIR Symposium

    Call for Students Paper for NLSIR Symposium
    Call for Student Papers from NLSIR Symposium:Call for Student Papers: The 8th Annual NLSIR Symposium on Competition Law The National Law School of India Review (NLSIR) is the flagship journal of the National Law School of India University,…
  • Mar 26

    Castes that compete to tramp backward

    Castes that compete to tramp backward
    Apparently it looks like, when the nation struggles to showcase an upward mobile index of progress in socio economic front, some sections in Indian society struggle to maintain rock-bottom statistics to prove backwardness. It busts the myth…
Rank this Week: 647

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Road Rage Results in Deadly Five-Car Accident

    Road Rage Results in Deadly Five-Car Accident
    According to a recent article from NBC News a verbal dispute turned deadly for one pedestrian when it resulted in a fatal five-car accident. The accident occurred on an early Sunday morning. Authorities say a woman got into an argument…
  • Apr 18

    Woman Killed in Boston Car Accident on Storrow Drive

    Woman Killed in Boston Car Accident on Storrow Drive
    According to a recent report from Mass Live, a serious car crash on Storrow Drive in Boston resulted in the death of one woman. Authorities say they were notified of the accident around 4 p.m., and when they arrived on the scene, they…
  • Apr 13

    Veteran Firefighter Killed in Plympton Car Crash

    Veteran Firefighter Killed in Plympton Car Crash
    According to a recent article from the Boston Globe, a 43-year member of the Halifax Fire Department was killed in a deadly car accident in Plympton, Massachusetts, and another victim suffered a serious personal injury. The victim was a…
Rank this Week: 648

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 649

Scottish Law Reporter

Scottish Law Reporter

Reporting on news & issues of Justice, Law & Politics, from Scotland.

http://scottishlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 650

Mid South Trial Lawyer

Mid South Trial Lawyer

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

http://www.midsouthtriallawyer.com
  • Apr 24

    Investing Secrets Straight From The Financial Expert

    Investing Secrets Straight From The Financial Expert
    Most people probably think of the DOW or the stock market when they hear “investment”. Investing in real estate is where many large profits can be made. Read on to learn the basics of real estate investing. Soon enough,…
  • Apr 24

    Make Smart Investment Decisions With These Handy Tip

    Make Smart Investment Decisions With These Handy Tip
    Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to real estate investing. A lot people fail in their attempt because they did not learn the right approach. Thankfully, you are about to read great tips that work really well when trying to make…
  • Apr 23

    Helpful Stock Market Tricks From The Pro

    Helpful Stock Market Tricks From The Pro
    Even very experienced investors can still have difficulty playing the stock market. Although you have potential of making some money, you could experience misfortunes that set you back. By using some of the advice featured above, you will…
Rank this Week: 651

Asset Search Blog

Asset Search Blog

Covers asset searches, fraud investigations, and legal strategies for recovering hidden assets. By Fred L. Abrams.

http://www.assetsearchblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Divorce & Hidden Money: Searching For Assets By Recognizing Red Flag

    Divorce & Hidden Money: Searching For Assets By Recognizing Red Flag
    If a divorcing spouse hides marital assets there usually are red flags.  Red flags are also often found when assets have been hidden by tax fraudsters, Ponzi schemers, bankruptcy debtors, money launderers & narco-traffickers.…
  • Apr 13

    A Case of Tax Fraud, Identity Theft & Murder

    A Case of Tax Fraud, Identity Theft & Murder
    This post describes a case in which illicit drug monies were concealed offshore and laundered via a Cayman Island bank account.  The case is also about tax fraud; identity theft and a murder.   I published the post earlier at the…
  • Apr 6

    Upcoming May 4th Course “Whistleblowers, Secret Swiss Bank Accounts & Recovering Hidden Assets”

    Upcoming May 4th Course “Whistleblowers, Secret Swiss Bank Accounts & Recovering Hidden Assets”
    I.  COURSE DESCRIPTION At the New York County Lawyers’ Association on May 4, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, I will be the program chair of “Whistleblowers, Secret Swiss Bank Accounts & Recovering Hidden Assets.”…
Rank this Week: 652

Visaplace.com Canada & US…

Visaplace.com Canada & US Immigration Lawyers

Covers immigration issues for people seeking to migrate to Canada or the United States. By Niren & Associates.

http://www.visaplace.com/blog-immigration-law
  • Jul 11

    Federal Court of Appeal rules illegal immigrant has no right to free health care

    Federal Court of Appeal rules illegal immigrant has no right to free health care
    Illegal immigrant can’t get health care because she didn’t pay application fees A Grenadian woman who came to Canada in 1999 and remained in Toronto after her visitor visa expired has been denied free health care by the Federal Court of…
  • Jul 10

    Review our Immigration Services! How did we do for you?

    Review our Immigration Services! How did we do for you?
    We get a lot of traffic from our website. www.VisaPlace.com is one of the most popular immigration sites in North America and I would guess the world. Many of our clients find us online for Canadian and US immigration services. Of course our…
  • Jul 7

    Denied Entry to Canada: TRP approved and husband and wife united!

    Denied Entry to Canada: TRP approved and husband and wife united!
    Hi Shab, It was a little frightening but I got through immigration on Friday with a TRP valid until 31 July. Ron will scan and send the TRP to you first thing Monday morning and I presume we will have to get an application for an extension…
Rank this Week: 653

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    NYU Tax Policy Colloquium, week 12: David Albouy's Should We Be Taxed Out of Our Homes?: The Optimal Taxation of Housing Consumption

    NYU Tax Policy Colloquium, week 12: David Albouy's Should We Be Taxed Out of Our Homes?: The Optimal Taxation of Housing Consumption
    Yesterday at the colloquium, David Albouy presented the above article, applying optimal tax theory to the question of how consumption via home occupancy should be taxed.  This was welcome diversification of the balance in our overall…
  • Apr 19

    Sign of the time

    Sign of the time
    Last year my wife and I went to the Tribeca Film Festival for the first time, saw an absolutely stunning, wrenchingly sad, film called Gabriel, plus a documentary that was just OK.This year, we're headed back for 4 bites at the apple, no…
  • Apr 17

    Someone thinks we're stupid

    Someone thinks we're stupid
    The House of Representatives just voted to repeal the estate tax, while also preserving the tax-free step-up in basis at death for appreciated assets.As others have said, one couldn't ask for a clearer illustration of House Republican…
Rank this Week: 654

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

Covers how associates should approach the practice of law. By Keith Lee.

http://associatesmind.com
  • Apr 24

    Resilient Lawyer Episode 10 – Tina Martini

    Resilient Lawyer Episode 10 – Tina Martini
    We’ve had a bunch of podblasts due to the ABA TechShow this past week. But we’re back to our regularly scheduled program now. This week, Jeena & I discuss why the podcast is titled the Resilient Lawyer. Plus, Jeena talks…
  • Apr 22

    Are You Responsive?

    Are You Responsive?
    Are you responsive? Or rather, is your law firm website? That’s been the question on the tip of the tongue for most web geeks and marketers for the past couple of months. And today is the day when the ramifications of the…
  • Apr 20

    #ABATechShow – Denouement & The Final Podblast, Featuring Sam Glover

    #ABATechShow – Denouement & The Final Podblast, Featuring Sam Glover
    The ABA Techshow has come and past. I’ve had a few posts about the TechShow over at AboveTheLaw the past few days. And a few more still coming down the pipe. ABA TECHSPLOSION!!! So What Is The #ABATECHSHOW All About? #ABATECHSHOW…
Rank this Week: 655

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Apr 18

    Victimless humor.

    Victimless humor.
    Someone once told me laughter is always at somebody else’s expense. I disagreed and lamely rejoined, “What about babies? They laugh and not at someone’s expense.” On later reflection, I had to admit he was mostly…
  • Apr 6

    State Bar of Arizona asks for member comment — not really.

    State Bar of Arizona asks for member comment — not really.
    The State Bar of Arizona sent out a blast email to members last Thursday afternoon, April 2nd. The email sincerely insincerely asked for comments about its 2015-2019 Strategic Plan “to make sure we haven’t missed anything.”…
  • Mar 21

    I’ll take the other Birdman instead.

    I’ll take the other Birdman instead.
    I finally saw Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance). I wish I’d stayed virtuously ignorant. As an avid movie-goer, I try to see all the Academy Award Best Picture Nominees before the annual self-congratulatory award show…
Rank this Week: 656

Think Outside the Cage

Think Outside the Cage

Covers criminal law. By the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition.

http://thinkoutsidethecage2.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    City Council Forum

    City Council Forum
  • Apr 20

    In the Lead

    In the Lead
    Source: CriminalJusticeDegreeHub.com
  • Apr 16

    Denver neighbors concerned about planned methadone clinic on E. Colfax

    Denver neighbors concerned about planned methadone clinic on E. Colfax
     A planned medical clinic serving recovering drug addicts on East Colfax Avenue has upset some nearby residents, who are angry about, among other things, the proximity to Denver East High School. The Denver Recovery Group, 2822 E.…
Rank this Week: 657

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Served with Class Action Wage Lawsuit

    Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Served with Class Action Wage Lawsuit
    Dinosaur Bar-B-Que restaurants have been hit with a wage theft lawsuit by their waiters, bartenders, bussers, and runners. The workers claim, in a lawsuit filed in Manhattan federal court, that the popular BBQ joint has shorted them out of…
  • Apr 20

    Restaurant on East End of Long Island Sued For Overtime

    Restaurant on East End of Long Island Sued For Overtime
    A cook at The Frisky Oyster restaurant in Greenport, Long Island, has sued the restaurant for unpaid overtime wages. Michael Power, a cook who worked at the restaurant for almost 10 years alleges that The Frisky Oyster did not pay ……
  • Apr 13

    NLRB Judge Rules That Chipotle Illegally Fired Employee Who Participated in Pay Protest

    NLRB Judge Rules That Chipotle Illegally Fired Employee Who Participated in Pay Protest
    Chipotle restaurant violated a worker’s right to go on strike and talk about wages at work, according to a Decision by an Administrative Law Judge for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The restaurant, located in St. Louis,…
Rank this Week: 658

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • Apr 20

    Q&A: Employment contracts and fundamental change

    Q&A: Employment contracts and fundamental change
    I have an employment contract stating my work location to be downtown. I have been told however that I will now be working for a satellite office which is 20KM away.  This may not seem like a huge distance but with the traffic in Toronto…
  • Apr 16

    Does a Paid Suspension Constitute Constructive Dismissal?

    Does a Paid Suspension Constitute Constructive Dismissal?
    Constructive dismissal claims are established by proving that a fundamental change in employment has occurred (i.e., working conditions, duties and compensation).  Most notably, a recent court ruling established a paid (non-disciplinary)…
  • Apr 16

    Employee Work Skeletons Can Harm Future Employment

    Employee Work Skeletons Can Harm Future Employment
    Employees-beware of your work skeletons! Social media can be a good source for many things, even handy for employers to uncover employee work skeletons. Potential job candidates and employees need to be cautious about what they post and make…
Rank this Week: 659

Antitrust Law Blog

Antitrust Law Blog

Covers current antitrust news and regulatory developments. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.antitrustlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 660

Trade Lawyers Blog

Trade Lawyers Blog

Covers border security initiatives, customs duties, economic sanctions, and free trade regulations.

http://www.tradelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 661

Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

Covers national and international agriculture issues. By Rincker Law PLLC.

http://rinckerlaw.com/blog
  • Apr 22

    Using Life Insurance as a Farm Estate Planning Tool

    Using Life Insurance as a Farm Estate Planning Tool
    Life insurance is a way to increase an estate’s value just by paying a monthly premium.  In the case of a farm, the life insurance can be taken out by the parent, or by a child on the life of …The post Using Life…
  • Apr 15

    Using Wills and Revocable Living Trusts for your Farm’s Estate Plan

    Using Wills and Revocable Living Trusts for your Farm’s Estate Plan
    Last week’s blog post focused on succession planning– this post will focus on farm estate planning by using wills and trusts (both equally important and can be easily confused).  Let’s first look at the…
  • Apr 13

    Overview of What Prenuptial Agreements Cover

    Overview of What Prenuptial Agreements Cover
    I get a lot of questions about prenuptial agreements and what they cover (and what they don’t).  I have created a nice worksheet explaining the major issues.  You can view it on my JD Supra page here.The post Overview of What…
Rank this Week: 662

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: 663

Michigan Collection Law Blog

Michigan Collection Law Blog

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

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

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • Apr 24

    Alaska Pineapple

    Alaska Pineapple
    Craig Morris writes about recent comments from Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser. Morris takes issue with a comment about Alaska pineapples. According to Kaeser, it makes as much sense to have solar in Germany as to grow pineapples in Alaska. That…
  • Apr 24

    Climate Change Lobbyists Outnumbered

    Climate Change Lobbyists Outnumbered
    Marc Gunther published another very interesting article at the Guardian titled “In Washington, a handful of corporations lobby against climate change”. The article documents that most lobbyists in the United States are opposing…
  • Apr 24

    Don’t Say “Climate Change”, Say “Everything Change”

    Don’t Say “Climate Change”, Say “Everything Change”
    That’s what Margaret Atwood recommends. I learned about that at this blog post by Daniel Bloom titled “The Everything Change Bagel”. I agree with the reasons for this proposal. It is true: “Climate Change” sounds…
Rank this Week: 666

Immigration News Blog

Immigration News Blog

Covers immigration law, news and commentary. By Matthew L. Kolken.

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

    Obama's Executive Action on Immigration

    Obama's Executive Action on Immigration
    Important notice: These initiatives have not yet been implemented, and USCIS is not accepting any requests or applications at this time. Beware of anyone who offers to help you submit an application or a request for any of these actions…
  • Aug 7

    Why Isn’t President Obama Protecting Refugee Children With A Stroke Of His Pen?

    Why Isn’t President Obama Protecting Refugee Children With A Stroke Of His Pen?
    Originally published on Fox News Latino:The humanitarian crisis on the southern border is the center of a political firestorm in Washington. At issue is the bipartisan 2000 anti-trafficking law, signed by President Bush and re-authorized in…
  • Jul 2

    President Obama’s Immigration Wait And See Looks To Maximize Political Impact

    President Obama’s Immigration Wait And See Looks To Maximize Political Impact
    President Obama’s latest Rose Garden immigration announcement has left reform advocates scratching their heads while exhaling a heavy sigh of disappointment. The President spent most of his speech blaming Republicans for not passing…
Rank this Week: 665

Brain and Spine Injury Law Blog

Brain and Spine Injury Law Blog

Focuses on brain and spine injury awareness, education, news and information. By Timothy Titolo.

http://brainandspine.titololawoffice.com/
  • Apr 20

    Concussions, Sports, Kid

    Concussions, Sports, Kid
    Recent concussion laws that set out to prevent head injuries in American teenage athletes should be extended to include the activities of summer camps, travel teams and all-star teams. This will ensure that all children and youths who suffer…
  • Apr 7

    Protecting Our Rights in Nevada

    Protecting Our Rights in Nevada
    Preserving Your Constitutional Right to Protect You and Your Family This legislative session, bills have been introduced into the Nevada Legislature that threaten your constitutional right to protect you and your family. The 7th amendment in…
  • Mar 31

    $5.2 Million Brain Injury Verdict Against Trucking Company Upheld on Appeal in Texa

    $5.2 Million Brain Injury Verdict Against Trucking Company Upheld on Appeal in Texa
    I found this recent post about a trial verdict in a case of traumatic brain injury being upheld on appeal at $5.2 million in TEXAS (of all places).  It is interesting because the plaintiff was a driver/employee of trucking…
Rank this Week: 667

Aimee's Rabies Medical Exemption

Aimee's Rabies Medical Exemption

Covers news and developments about rabies medical exemptions for sick and senior pets.

http://www.aimeeslaw.com/
  • Apr 17

    Canine Influenza Outbreak: Keep Your Dogs Safe

    Canine Influenza Outbreak: Keep Your Dogs Safe
    Dr. Jean Dodds tells us that limiting exposure to other dogs in public venues is the best way to keep your dogs safe from the canine influenza outbreak.Cornell University issued a press release on April 12, 2015 that states that the ongoing …
  • Mar 31

    Rabies Challenge Fund: Five-Year DOI Study Result

    Rabies Challenge Fund: Five-Year DOI Study Result
    It seemed a long uphill climb for the Rabies Challenge Fund in 2005 when it formed a 501(c)3 organization to privately fund a rabies vaccine duration of immunity study.Rabies vaccine manufacturers would not take on the challenge; a study…
  • Mar 24

    Heartworm Prevention - Proceed With Caution

    Heartworm Prevention - Proceed With Caution
    Dr. Jean Dodds, among the foremost pet health experts in the world, has weighed in on the pro's and con's of monthly heartworm preventative.As a rule, most of these drugs are well tolerated by a healthy animal. But as a rule, heartworm…
Rank this Week: 668

Raising the Bar: An Internet…

Raising the Bar: An Internet Marketing Blog for Lawyers

Covers internet marketing and law firm web designs.

http://www.paperstreet.com/blog
  • Apr 20

    Planet X Law Launches New Essentials Legal Website

    Planet X Law Launches New Essentials Legal Website
    Planet X Law launched a new essentials PaperStreet website in April 2015. The goal of Planet X Law is to provide affordable legal services. Attorneys and Michigan residents seeking legal counsel can turn to Planet X Law to increase…
  • Apr 20

    The Law Offices of Justin G. Morgan, P.A. Launches New Essentials Website

    The Law Offices of Justin G. Morgan, P.A. Launches New Essentials Website
    The Law Offices of Justin G. Morgan, P.A. launched a new essentials PaperStreet website  in April 2015. The firm has offices in West and Fort Myers and practices in the following areas: Airplane Accidents and Airplane Crashes Animal…
  • Apr 20

    Lash & Goldberg LLP Launches New Custom Web Design

    Lash & Goldberg LLP Launches New Custom Web Design
    The Miami litigation law firm of Lash & Goldberg LLP launched a new custom PaperStreet website in April 2015. The new website features a long home page scroll with strong messages conveying the firm’s ability to solve the most…
Rank this Week: 669

The Prior Art

The Prior Art

One reporter's notes on the IP beat. By Joe Mullin.

http://thepriorart.typepad.com/the_prior_art/
  • Jul 1

    With $4.5 Billion Bid, Group Led by Apple and Microsoft Claims Nortel Patent

    With $4.5 Billion Bid, Group Led by Apple and Microsoft Claims Nortel Patent
    In a patent auction unprecedented in size and scope, a consortium of high-tech heavyweights banded together to buy Nortel Networks Corporation's trove of more than 6,000 remaining patent assets for a record-shattering $4.5 billion.
  • Jun 21

    Hangover Cure: Warner Bros. Settles Copyright Suit Over Tyson Tattoo

    Hangover Cure: Warner Bros. Settles Copyright Suit Over Tyson Tattoo
    By Andrew Goldberg It looks like the tattoo on Ed Helms's face in The Hangover Part II is there to stay after all.  Warner Bros. has inked a deal to settle the copyright infringement suit brought by S. Victor Whitmill, the tattoo artist who…
  • Jun 10

    This Week in IP: Apps, Tats, and Patent Reform Hits a New Snag

    This Week in IP: Apps, Tats, and Patent Reform Hits a New Snag
    By Andrew Goldberg Apple Steps in for App Developers Good news for app developers and iPhone users! Apple has decided to intervene on behalf of the seven iOs app developers sued for patent infringement by Texas-based patent-holding company…
Rank this Week: 670

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Apr 24

    Support for Gay Marriage Reaches Record Level

    Support for Gay Marriage Reaches Record Level
    According to a new Washington Post-ABC News Poll, 6 in 10 Americans support same-sex marriage – a record high. As the national debate about gay marriage moves to corner stage on April 28, same-sex marriage advocates and opponents are…
  • Apr 23

    Hillary Duff Faces Child Custody Battle

    Hillary Duff Faces Child Custody Battle
    In January 2014, Hillary Duff and husband, retired Canadian NHL player, Mike Comrie announced that they were amicably separating and were going to continue co-parenting their son, Luca Cruz Comrie. Over a year since they announced their…
  • Apr 22

    Update: Orthodox Rabbis Found Guilty of Conspiracy

    Update: Orthodox Rabbis Found Guilty of Conspiracy
    On Tuesday, three Orthodox rabbis in New Jersey accused of kidnapping and torturing Jewish men into giving their wives a divorce were convicted of conspiracy in federal court. Rabbis, M. Epstein, 69, J. Goldstein, 60, and B Stimler, 39, were…
Rank this Week: 671

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Covers cultural heritage law and policy topics. By Ricardo A. St. Hilaire.

http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    Cultural Property Protection Bill Reintroduced in the House

    Cultural Property Protection Bill Reintroduced in the House
    "We need to strengthen our ability to stop history's looters from profiting off their crimes," declared Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.-16) on Friday after introducing H.R. 1493, whose stated purpose is to "protect and preserve…
  • Mar 19

    The Assyrian Head Repatriation: Filling in the Details of ICE's Investigation

    The Assyrian Head Repatriation: Filling in the Details of ICE's Investigation
    This week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) returned a looted fragmented limestone head of Assyrian King Sargon II to Iraq. The stone carving once sat atop a sculpted winged bull.In remarks…
  • Mar 16

    Cultural Property Crime on the U.N. Agenda: Upcoming Crime Conference Set to Tackle Heritage Trafficking

    Cultural Property Crime on the U.N. Agenda: Upcoming Crime Conference Set to Tackle Heritage Trafficking
    When the U.N. Security Council last month adopted a resolution targeting terrorists' ability to raise money, cultural heritage trafficking took a visible spot on the global stage. Now the U.N. Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice…
Rank this Week: 672

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Apr 21

    Six challenges in defining law firm profitability (Part 3 of 4)

    Six challenges in defining law firm profitability (Part 3 of 4)
    Challenge #5 The problem with leverage As Toby Brown and Vincent Cordo explain in the book Law Firm Pricing: Strategies, Roles, and Responsibilities (p. 18): [Leverage can be defined] as the percentage of partner time worked per matter or…
  • Apr 14

    Six challenges in defining law firm profitability (Part 2 of 4)

    Six challenges in defining law firm profitability (Part 2 of 4)
    Challenge #4 The varieties of realization A better approach to profitability starts with realization, as typified by this chair we interviewed: We have made a big point to our attorneys that the focus is not revenue, it is profitable…
  • Apr 8

    Six challenges in defining law firm profitability (Part 1 of 4)

    Six challenges in defining law firm profitability (Part 1 of 4)
    When I interviewed chairs, managing partners and other leaders of AmLaw 200 firms for my book Client Value and Law Firm Profitability, it quickly became clear that while most agreed that profits are being squeezed by changes in the legal...
Rank this Week: 673

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Apr 24

    Mastering the Process of Multiple Choice Question

    Mastering the Process of Multiple Choice Question
    When I meet with students to assess exam performance and the topic of multiple choice questions comes up, oftentimes the student says, “I thought I was good at multiple choice but apparently I’m not.” Although I don’t like that the...
  • Apr 23

    Kudos to those who organized the NY Area Academic Support Workshop

    Kudos to those who organized the NY Area Academic Support Workshop
    The NY Area Academic Support Workshop took place on April 17th at the New York Law School. As usual for this event, ASP'ers attended from near and far and were not disappointed. Kris Franklin, of NYLS, and Linda Feldman, of...
  • Apr 22

    Law School Action Comic #13

    Law School Action Comic #13
    (Alex Ruskell)
Rank this Week: 674

Animal Law Blog

Animal Law Blog

By Amy A. Breyer.

http://animallawonline.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 3

    Love it! Thanks to blog reader Bruce for…

    Love it! Thanks to blog reader Bruce for sharing  :)
  • Feb 16

    Some more great new

    Some more great new
    Apologies (yet again) for how little I post on this blog anymore.  This start-a-museum thing has really become quite the project!Anywho, as I've said before (and anyone reading this blog likely agrees with as well), an improvement in any…
  • Feb 16

    York becomes first city in Britain to ban 'cruel' foie gra

    York becomes first city in Britain to ban 'cruel' foie gra
    A council has become the first in the UK to pass a motion banning the sale of controversial delicacy foie gras in its city.After a meeting in York, councillors voted in favour of a motion put forward by local Labour councillor Paul…
Rank this Week: 675