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Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law and products liability. By Jackson & Braun, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Georgia Man Killed in Workplace Accident When Huge Marble Slab Falls on Him

    Georgia Man Killed in Workplace Accident When Huge Marble Slab Falls on Him
    Earlier this week in Tate, Georgia, a young man was killed while working in a marble processing facility. According to a report by one local news source, the 28-year-old man’s position was that of a saw operator. He was tasked with…
  • Jan 12

    Nightclub Owner Named in Wrongful Death Suit after Fatal Shooting

    Nightclub Owner Named in Wrongful Death Suit after Fatal Shooting
    Earlier last year, a fatal shooting at a Macon nightclub claimed the life of one man. According to one local news report, just a few weeks ago the deceased man’s wife filed suit against the nightclub owner, alleging that her…
  • Jan 5

    Mother and Her Two Children Killed in Georgia Head-On Collision

    Mother and Her Two Children Killed in Georgia Head-On Collision
    Just a few weeks ago, a Georgia woman and her two children were killed when the car they were riding in drifted over the center line and slammed into an oncoming vehicle. According to a report by one local news source, the accident…
Rank this Week: 797

Florida Personal Injury Attorney…

Florida Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Florida personal injury topics such as auto, truck, motorcycle, and bicycle accidents, as well as insurance. By the Law Offices of Lazarus and Lazarus.

http://www.floridapersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Pharmacy Negligence in Florida

    Pharmacy Negligence in Florida
    When it comes to medical malpractice, most people think only of lawsuits against doctors and hospitals accused of failing to provide proper care. A significant, but largely unrecognized, health care provider who plays a big role in ensuring…
  • Jan 6

    Near-Drowning Raises Cruise Ship Safety Concern

    Near-Drowning Raises Cruise Ship Safety Concern
    A tragic near-drowning incident this past weekend aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship has left a 4-year-old boy in critical condition at a Fort Lauderdale, Florida hospital. While the event is still being investigated, it is important to…
  • Jan 2

    You May Delay, but Time Will Not - Time Limit Statute

    You May Delay, but Time Will Not - Time Limit Statute
    Statutes of Limitations - Personal Injury and Malpractice Cases “You may delay, but time will not.” - Benjamin Franklin Each state has different laws regarding the limitations on time for filing legal actions. Most of these are…
Rank this Week: 658

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

Miami Florida Bankruptcy Law

By Jordan E. Bublick.

http://jbublick.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Bankruptcy Case vs. Bankruptcy Case

    Bankruptcy Case vs. Bankruptcy Case
    On January 18, 2015, Fox Rothschild's Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation blog published a post "Caesars Bankruptcy: Illinois Bankruptcy Proceeding Stayed by Delaware Bankruptcy Court". The article reviews a situation where creditors filed a…
  • Jan 3

    U.S. Supreme Court "Summary Dispositions"

    U.S. Supreme Court "Summary Dispositions"
    The United States District Court of the Northern District of Florida made a landmark decision in Brenner, et al. v. Scott, etc., 999 F.Supp. 2d 1278 (2014) regarding the constitutionality of Florida's restrictions on marriage.  Although…
  • Jan 2

    Factors to Consider with Mortgage Modification

    Factors to Consider with Mortgage Modification
    Beauvais, and similar recent decision by other courts, may give reason for many Miami homeowners with mortgage foreclosure situations to re-evaluate what is the best course of action to "save" their home from foreclosure.  For…
Rank this Week: 811

Just Appease Me

Just Appease Me

An ADR blawg that discusses mediation, arbitration and other interesting cases. By Valenti Law, P.C.

http://valentilaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 19

    GUEST POST: THE SCOPE AND LIMITS OF PLEA BARGAINING AS AN ADR TOOL IN CRIMINAL LAW-THE INDIAN PERSPECTIVE

    GUEST POST: THE SCOPE AND LIMITS OF PLEA BARGAINING AS AN ADR TOOL IN CRIMINAL LAW-THE INDIAN PERSPECTIVE
    by Ananya Kulkarni INTRODUCTION: ORIGINS AND NEED FOR ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION The concept of Alternative Dispute Resolution is a long standing phenomenon. Societies for centuries have been developing processes to resolve disputes that…
  • Jan 15

    When we communicate through pictures…

    When we communicate through pictures rather than words, the intent of the “speaker” is left to the mind of the viewer. Every viewer sees the image through their own lens. At  times this can produce wonderful results. At other…
  • Jan 13

    What Mediators Know (or Can’t Help Notic

    What Mediators Know (or Can’t Help Notic
    What Mediators Know (or Can’t Help Noticing) About Conflict | Kluwer Mediation Blog http://ow.ly/HfEsAFiled under: Conflict
Rank this Week: 759

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law…

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law Blog

Covers the impact of relationship laws on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://lgbtlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Will the LNP try to criminalise gay, lesbian and single intended parents through surrogacy?

    Will the LNP try to criminalise gay, lesbian and single intended parents through surrogacy?
    At the last Queensland election, then Opposition Leader Campbell Newman stated that there would be no changes to Queensland's surrogacy laws. Will he do so this time? By June 2012, the Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie, who has been…
  • Jan 18

    LGBTI ask the candidates tonight

    LGBTI ask the candidates tonight
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  • Dec 16

    Surrogacy seminar in Melbourne tonight, Sydney on Saturday

    Surrogacy seminar in Melbourne tonight, Sydney on Saturday
    I address the seminar in Brisbane It is always a joyous time to see friends from overseas, especially when we are all engaged in speaking together! I was lucky that on Monday night I was able to speak in Brisbane at the surrogacy seminar,…
Rank this Week: 982

Ohio Real Estate Blog

Ohio Real Estate Blog

Covers broker and realtor issues, construction and development, landords and tenants, and real estate taxation. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz.

http://www.ohiorelaw.com/
  • Jan 19

    Final IRS Repair Regulations Will Impact Many CRE Owners and Tenant

    Final IRS Repair Regulations Will Impact Many CRE Owners and Tenant
    Note: The information below was summarized from an article published by Craig Miller, President of Cost Segregation Services, Inc. in the January 2015 issue of Propertiesmagazine.Final IRS Repair Regulations that became effective as of…
  • Jan 11

    New Year, New Ohio Real Estate Legislation

    New Year, New Ohio Real Estate Legislation
    CTI Commercial Title Update Reprinted with Permission from Linda M. Green, Esq., Underwriter, Chicago Title Insurance Co.Happy New Year to all and to start the New Year we want to make you aware of two important bills that were passed by the…
  • Jan 5

    CBMS Loan Negotiation--Proactive Approach Could Save Time and Money

    CBMS Loan Negotiation--Proactive Approach Could Save Time and Money
    CMBS loans (loans that will be packaged with similar loans and securitized as commercial mortgage backed securities) continue to be popular despite their rigid structure and higher costs. Many commercial real estate owners like CMBS loans for…
Rank this Week: 758

Van Sant Law LLC Blog

Van Sant Law LLC Blog

Covers injury cases in Atlanta.

http://www.davidvansant.com/personal-injury-blog/
  • Jan 19

    Required Car Insurance in GA

    Required Car Insurance in GA
    Are you almost 16 years of age, the youngest legal age […] The post Required Car Insurance in GA appeared first on David Van Sant.
  • Jan 4

    How to Avoid Car Accidents During Holidays & Vacation

    How to Avoid Car Accidents During Holidays &amp; Vacation
    With the holiday season upon us, there is more traffic […] The post How to Avoid Car Accidents During Holidays & Vacations appeared first on David Van Sant.
  • Dec 12

    Premises Liability – Proving Fault

    Premises Liability – Proving Fault
    If you are injured on another person’s property, you ma […] The post Premises Liability – Proving Fault appeared first on David Van Sant.
Rank this Week: 591

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Focuses on China's highest court. By Susan Finder.

http://supremepeoplescourtmonitor.com/
  • Jan 18

    A new audience for US Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts’ 2014 Year-end Report

    A new audience for US Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts’ 2014 Year-end Report
    Chief Justice John Roberts of the US Supreme Court may be surprised to learn that (an edited and translated version of ) his year-end report (linked here), is being read by tens of thousands of Chinese judges and lawyers. The reason is a…
  • Jan 18

    Case law Chinese style–where is it going?

    Case law Chinese style–where is it going?
    On 6 January 2015, case law Chinese style (案例指导制度) made the headlines of the People’s Court Daily and the Supreme People’s Court’s (the Court’s) websites, because the Supreme…
  • Jan 6

    Supreme People’s Court issues environmental public interest litigation regulation

    Supreme People’s Court issues environmental public interest litigation regulation
    On the afternoon of 6 January, the Supreme People’s Court issued its first judicial interpretation of the year (法释〔2015〕1号), its long-anticipated environmental public interest litigation…
Rank this Week: 628

Comparative Law Prof Blog

Comparative Law Prof Blog

Edited by Shawn Marie Boyne, Monica Eppinger, Lissa Griffin and Shitong Qiao.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/comparative_law/
  • Jan 18

    Extraordinary Rendition, Torture, and Illegal Transplant

    Extraordinary Rendition, Torture, and Illegal Transplant
    It is no longer a secret that, in the aftermath of 9/11, American officials ran a secret detention program in which detainees were tortured abroad. The extraordinary rendition program aimed to outsource the interrogation and detention of…
  • Jan 11

    The Paris Attack

    The Paris Attack
    Last week, a handful of radicalized extremists plunged parts of the City of Light into a paramilitary zone. The twin attacks on Charlie Hebdo and a kosher grocery store led to the deaths of seventeen innocent individuals. Given that the...
  • Dec 26

    Comparative Law at AALS

    Comparative Law at AALS
    AALS 2015 Meeting, January 3rd 10:30 am - 12:15 pm Africa and Comparative Law Joint Program Comparative Law Expanded: Methodology and Public Law in Nontraditional Comparative Legal Systems Session Details The program will bring together…
Rank this Week: 810

Eminent Domain Blog

Eminent Domain Blog

Covers condemnation and real estate law. By David B. Snyder of Fox Rothschild, LLP.

http://eminentdomain.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jan 18

    NC Bill Seeks To Limit Eminent Domain Power

    NC Bill Seeks To Limit Eminent Domain Power
    One of the first bills introduced in the newly convened North Carolina State Legislature seeks to limit condemnation powers.  House Bill 3, seeks to amend the North Carolina State Constitution to ban the use of eminent domain for private…
  • Dec 30

    GA: Appraiser Owes No Duty of Care to Borrower for Appraisal Prepared for Lender

    GA: Appraiser Owes No Duty of Care to Borrower for Appraisal Prepared for Lender
    One issue that continues to be litigated around the country is the extent to which an appraiser is liable to a borrower for a negligent appraisal prepared for a lender.  This issue was recently addressed by the Georgia Court of…
  • Dec 29

    OK Court: Taking Must Statisfy State’s Public Use Requirement

    OK Court: Taking Must Statisfy State’s Public Use Requirement
    An Oklahoma appellate court recently reconfirmed that a taking by a state or local entity must satisfy, among other things, both the state and U.S. Constitutions.  In that case, the City of Muskogee condemned a property for a parking…
Rank this Week: 682

Patent Prospector

Patent Prospector

Offers an open forum for patent practitioners. Sponsored by Patent Hawk.

http://www.patenthawk.com/blog/
  • Jan 17

    Willful

    Willful
    In Bard v. Gore (CAFC 2014-1114), the CAFC abandons all pretense of equitable rule of law by ignoring its own precedents and exercising biased caprice. In dissent, Judge Newman sharply points this out. This case returns to the Federal…
  • Dec 26

    Not Withdrawn

    Not Withdrawn
    Prosecutorial nitwittery went unchecked by the district court, but a CAFC panel checked it by siding with the USPTO in refusing to withdraw a terminal disclaimer. 6,194,187 issued. Its owner, the Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research,…
  • Dec 26

    Scanned

    Scanned
    The death watch for software under §101 continues. In Content Extraction and Transmission v. Wells Fargo et al (CAFC 2013-1588), patents that claim scanning a document and recognizing certain keywords are damned as an "abstract idea,"…
Rank this Week: 785

The Legal Whiteboard

The Legal Whiteboard

Edited by William D. Henderson, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw, Michele DeStefano, Andrew Morris and Jerry Organ.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwhiteboard/
  • Jan 17

    Stark on Curriculum Reform (and Law School Pre-reqs)

    Stark on Curriculum Reform (and Law School Pre-reqs)
    Tina Stark, a pioneer in transactional skills education, has an interesting and highly readable take on how to organize a modern law school curriculum, including the first year. It's all insightful, but I think the most powerful suggestion is…
  • Jan 6

    The Variable Affordability of Law School – How Geography and LSAT Profile Impact Tuition Cost

    The Variable Affordability of Law School – How Geography and LSAT Profile Impact Tuition Cost
    I have set forth here -- Download AALS Presentation Jan. 2015 -- a link to the PowerPoint slides I presented yesterday at the AALS Conference session sponsored by the Section on Law School Administration and Finance. The presentation was…
  • Jan 4

    Size of the US Legal Market by Type of Client

    Size of the US Legal Market by Type of Client
    Washington, DC. The AALS Section of Professional Responsibility hosted a vigorous discussion today on the evolving ethical duty of competency, a topic partially inspired by the recent changes to Model Rule 1.1 cmt. 8 (requiring lawyers to…
Rank this Week: 1000

The Law Offices of Gordon P.…

The Law Offices of Gordon P. Firemark

Covers art, entertainment law, film finance and intellectual property.

http://firemark.com
Rank this Week: 779

New York Liquor License Law Blog

New York Liquor License Law Blog

Covers business law. By Rudner & Paleudis, LLC.

http://www.newyorkliquorlicenselawblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Governor Andrew Cuomo: The New York Beer Brewers’ Friend

    Governor Andrew Cuomo: The New York Beer Brewers’ Friend
    It’s a great time to open a brewery in New York. The state, through the acts of Governor Cuomo, is doing what it can to foster the craft beverage industry’s further development and growth. In an effort to encourage tourism and…
  • Jan 6

    Empire Brewery Lets Lucasfilm Feel Its Force During Trademark Dispute

    Empire Brewery Lets Lucasfilm Feel Its Force During Trademark Dispute
    What’s in a name? Shakespeare believed that a rose by any other name would still smell as sweet. It appears that Empire Brewery does not agree when it comes to its Maibock lager named “Strikes Bock.” The Syracuse-based…
  • Dec 9

    Vineyard 48’s Farm Winery License Revocation Reversed by New York Supreme Court Judge

    Vineyard 48’s Farm Winery License Revocation Reversed by New York Supreme Court Judge
    Almost one year ago, the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) revoked the farm winery license it granted in 2006 to Vineyard 48, a farm winery located in Southhold, Long Island. As defined by New York Alcohol Beverage Control law, a farm…
Rank this Week: 692

Texas Tax Talk

Texas Tax Talk

By Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.

http://www.texastaxtalk.com/
  • Jan 16

    How to get the IRS to pay your legal fee

    How to get the IRS to pay your legal fee
    What can you do when the IRS is misbehaving and it directly affects you? You will have to fight them, but the law allows you to recover your litigation costs if you win. As many know, the IRS has had a very troubled recent past (i.e.…
  • Dec 22

    Want to get paid like Darryl Strawberry?

    Want to get paid like Darryl Strawberry?
    The IRS is auctioning off a deferred compensation arrangement Darryl Strawberry had with the Mets.  Minimum bid is $550,000 for a payment stream that is estimated to be well over $1 million.  Get your bid in by January 20th if…
  • Oct 28

    What You Need To Prove – Deducting Travel Expense

    What You Need To Prove – Deducting Travel Expense
    All too often, people don’t keep adequate records to demonstrate they are entitled to deduct travel expenses. The general rule from the Supreme Court is that deductions are a matter of legislative grace, and taxpayers must maintain…
Rank this Week: 867

Futeral & Nelson LLC Blog

Futeral & Nelson LLC Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.charlestonlaw.net/category/family-law/
  • Jan 16

    Parental Alienation Syndrome in South Carolina

    Parental Alienation Syndrome in South Carolina
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC Parental Alienation Syndrome in South Carolina As child custody lawyers in Charleston, South Carolina, we deal with cases where one parent turns the parties’ children against the other…
  • Jan 4

    Can a Child Choose Which Parent to Live with in South Carolina?

    Can a Child Choose Which Parent to Live with in South Carolina?
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As divorce attorneys in Charleston, we know that custody disputes can be among the most difficult cases for a Charleston divorce lawyer to handle. Many of our clients want to know whether…
  • Jan 3

    Condonation – A Defense to Adultery in South Carolina

    Condonation – A Defense to Adultery in South Carolina
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC As divorce attorneys in Charleston, South Carolina, we deal with cases involving allegations of adultery (or other martial misconduct such as physical abuse) and the defense of…
Rank this Week: 597

Washington University Law Blog

Washington University Law Blog

From Washington University in St. Louis School of Law.

http://onlinelaw.wustl.edu/blog
  • Jan 16

    The Study of Law in the United State

    The Study of Law in the United State
    In the United States, legal education can take a few different forms. Here is a look at the most common paths taken by U.S. attorneys, as well as the options ... The post The Study of Law in the United States appeared first on @WashULaw.
  • Dec 2

    Master of Legal Studies Versus a Juris Doctori

    Master of Legal Studies Versus a Juris Doctori
    Those that are considering obtaining legal credentials may get confused by the different degrees that are available. If you’re finding it difficult to understand the purpose of each of the ... The post Master of Legal Studies Versus a…
  • Nov 5

    How to Use a Master of Legal Studie

    How to Use a Master of Legal Studie
    A Master of Legal Studies, or MLS, degree is a versatile credential that can help a wide variety of professionals advance their careers. Indeed, so long as there is some ... The post How to Use a Master of Legal Studies appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 669

White Collar Wire

White Collar Wire

Covers news, cases, judicial opinions, practical tips and scholarly work regarding white-collar criminal and civil enforcement, grand jury investigations and regulatory compliance. By Jackson R. Sharman, III.

http://jacksharman.com/
Rank this Week: 799

Law Firm Web Strategy

Law Firm Web Strategy

Covers online law firm business development, including profile building, branding and law firm SEO. By Steve Matthews.

http://www.stemlegal.com/strategyblog
  • Jan 16

    2014 Clawbies: The Acceptance Speeche

    2014 Clawbies: The Acceptance Speeche
    Another edition of the Clawbies has wrapped up – have you checked out the latest Canadian Law Blog Award winners yet? Here’s what some of the winners and finalists had to say about their wins: Double Aspect Canadian Appeals…
  • Dec 30

    Stem Client Roundup for December 2014

    Stem Client Roundup for December 2014
    Well folks, this is it: our last client roundup of the year. A big thank-you to our clients who gave us such interesting projects and challenges, and made 2014 a great year for Stem. Here’s a look at what they’ve …
  • Dec 19

    People Don’t Follow Law Firms, They Follow Lawyer

    People Don’t Follow Law Firms, They Follow Lawyer
    Can law firm-generated content can be effectively distributed simply by putting it on the firm’s website or pushing it out over the firm’s social media channels? “No way”, says Kevin O’Keefe in his recent post,…
Rank this Week: 923

Powers & Santola Blog

Powers & Santola Blog

Covers New York accident and injury law.

http://www.powers-santola.com/blog/
  • Jan 16

    Five Winter Construction Site Hazards and How to Prevent Them

    Five Winter Construction Site Hazards and How to Prevent Them
    Avoiding potential injury on a New York construction site in the winter means more than adding an extra layer of warm clothing. Construction workers and others who work outdoors over the winter months face specific weather-related hazards…
  • Jan 12

    Study: Lack of Sleep, Poor-Quality Sleep Cause Drowsy Driving Accident

    Study: Lack of Sleep, Poor-Quality Sleep Cause Drowsy Driving Accident
    New research shows that lack of sleep and poor sleep can cause drivers to fall asleep behind the wheel and get into serious and potentially fatal car accidents. Authors of the study published this month by the online research journal... See…
  • Jan 8

    Study Finds TBI Damages Brain’s ‘Waste Removal System’

    Study Finds TBI Damages Brain’s ‘Waste Removal System’
    A newly published study explains that a system of waste removal unique to the brain can be damaged by traumatic brain injury (TBI) and leave the victim more susceptible to degenerative brain disease and premature death. It is well-understood…
Rank this Week: 876

New York Criminal Defense Blog

New York Criminal Defense Blog

Covers high-profile crimes and the NYS criminal system. By Arkady Bukh.

http://www.nyccriminallawyer.com/blog
  • Jan 16

    New York Prosecutor Highlights Need for Regulations to Fight Data Encryption

    New York Prosecutor Highlights Need for Regulations to Fight Data Encryption
    A top prosecutor of New York Country says that Apple and Google should be legally required to give police access to customer data that may be deemed necessary when investigating crimes. According to Cyrus Vance, Manhattan District Attorney,…
  • Jan 9

    Federal Government Claims in Court that Marijuana is Dangerou

    Federal Government Claims in Court that Marijuana is Dangerou
    President Obama has recently signed a legislation prohibiting any federal interference with state medical marijuana laws. As per this law, the federal government is barred from spending money to prevent California and 21 other states from…
  • Dec 26

    Microsoft Files Civil Lawsuit Against Scammer

    Microsoft Files Civil Lawsuit Against Scammer
    Microsoft is suing scammers who phone people pretending to represent the firm and offering bogus technology support. It is believed that these spam callers ask to take over home computers and demand money to fix them. They are also known to…
Rank this Week: 679

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Karren Kenney.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefense.guru/
  • Jan 15

    The Government is Listening…BEWARE!

    The Government is Listening…BEWARE!
    From 2012 to 2013, federal and state surveillance from wiretaps of oral, wire, and electronic communications increased an astonishing five percent. This electronic eavesdropping, while seemingly invasive, is considered lawful interception in…
  • Jan 1

    Convicted, Executed, And Then Exonerated? It’s Too Little Too Late…

    Convicted, Executed, And Then Exonerated? It’s Too Little Too Late…
    On December 17, 2014, George Stinney, convicted of first-degree murder, was granted a clear name with the reopening of his case. Upon investigating the circumstances of Stinney’s conviction, Judge Carmen T. Mullen found that his…
  • Dec 23

    Falsely Accused? Be Proactive in Mounting Your Defense

    Falsely Accused? Be Proactive in Mounting Your Defense
    Anyone facing false allegations of committing a crime needs to be proactive in mounting a defense.  Especially if the person being falsely accused ends up going to trial to let a jury decide their fate.  The majority of the…
Rank this Week: 954

New Hampshire Family Law Blog

New Hampshire Family Law Blog

Information and insight for people struggling with divorce and family law matter. By Kysa M. Crusco of Crusco Law Office.

http://www.nhfamilylawblog.com/
  • Jan 15

    Spenard: Voluntary Unemployment, Financial Affidavits and Post-Trial Evidence

    Spenard: Voluntary Unemployment, Financial Affidavits and Post-Trial Evidence
    In the Matter of Susan Spenard and David Spenard was decided on October 17, 2014 The Facts Husband and Wife married in 1998. During the marriage the Husband worked in real estate and owned several businesses and the Wife worked as an…
  • Jan 15

    Spenard: Voluntary Unemployment, Financial Affidavits and

    Spenard: Voluntary Unemployment, Financial Affidavits and
    In the Matter of Susan Spenard and David Spenard was decided on October 17, 2014 The Facts Husband and Wife married in 1998. During the marriage the Husband worked in real estate and owned several businesses and the Wife worked as an…
  • Oct 14

    Courthouse Divorce File: What's Private?

    Courthouse Divorce File: What's Private?
    “All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret.”  ― Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez, Gabriel García Márquez: a Life The public thirsts for gossip, apparent in websites like TMZ…
Rank this Week: 677

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Focuses on complliance, corporate governance, disclosure, mergers and tax issues. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.corporatesecuritieslawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 576

RandyWallace

RandyWallace

Blog about current issues in Mississippi law including personal injury, divorce and insurance.

http://randywallace.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 15

    Are you safe in the hospital?

    Are you safe in the hospital?
    According to Kaiser Health News Medicare is penalizing 721 hospitals with high rates of potentially avoidable mistakes that can harm patients.  Which hospitals in Mississippi made the list? Anderson Regional Medical Center South…
  • Jan 13

    Update on former Arkansas Judge Mike Maggio

    Update on former Arkansas Judge Mike Maggio
    In March of last year a bribery scandal involving Arkansas Judge Mike Maggio hit my radar.  Jane Tucker has an update and it appears Maggio finally pleaded guilty to taking $24,000 in campaign contributions in exchange for reducing a…
  • Jan 13

    Update on former Arkansas Judge Mike Maggio

    Update on former Arkansas Judge Mike Maggio
    In March of last year a bribery scandal involving Arkansas Judge Mike Maggio hit my radar.  Jane Tucker has an update and it appears Maggio finally pleaded guilty to taking $24,000 in campaign contributions in exchange for reducing a…
Rank this Week: 894

Payment Law Advisor

Payment Law Advisor

Provides legal commentary and resources for the payment industry. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.paymentlawadvisor.com/
  • Jan 15

    Survey of UDAAP Activities Under the Dodd-Frank Act

    Survey of UDAAP Activities Under the Dodd-Frank Act
    DWT Payments Team member Adam Maarec recently published the third article in a series that surveys activities identified as unfair, deceptive, or abusive (UDAAP) under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The latest…
  • Jan 7

    CFPB Enforcement Data Reveals Increased UDAAP Focus, Willingness to Litigate

    CFPB Enforcement Data Reveals Increased UDAAP Focus, Willingness to Litigate
    In conjunction with a forthcoming survey on the CFPB’s UDAAP enforcement actions and our UDAAP enforcement action database, we generated data to analyze all of the CFPB’s enforcement activity since the agency came into existence.…
  • Jan 6

    Cybersecurity: The Human Factor

    Cybersecurity: The Human Factor
    Financial institutions are under a constant and growing cyber assault from hacktivists that want to cause online mischief, criminals that want to steal consumer data and nation-states that are looking for a military, political or economic…
Rank this Week: 968

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 15

    Understanding a Successor Trustee's Potential Liability

    Understanding a Successor Trustee's Potential Liability
    A person who makes a living trust usually names himself or herself as the initial trustee. The trust instrument should also name successor trustees to act in the event the trust's maker dies or becomes incapable of managing their own affairs.…
  • Jan 14

    Dealing With People to Whom You Owe Money – After You Die

    Dealing With People to Whom You Owe Money – After You Die
    The administration of an estate includes not just distributing a person's property, but collecting any debts owed to the deceased. This is why it is important to make a will naming an executor who can act in your name after you are gone. The…
  • Dec 14

    Dealing With Real Property During Probate

    Dealing With Real Property During Probate
    It is common practice in estate planning for an individual to make specific gifts of property. Perhaps you wish to leave your house to your children or a particular family heirloom to a sibling. But what happens if the property described in…
Rank this Week: 748

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and discrimination and employment law. By the Law Offices of Robin Frazer Clark.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 15

    The Unintended Consequences of Apportionment: Part I

    The Unintended Consequences of Apportionment: Part I
      What is apportionment?  How does it affect my case?  What does it mean?  Can I ever get justice in my case with it? These are typical questions I often get from my clients in personal injury cases.  The issue of…
  • Jan 5

    Jury Duty: The Heart of American Government

    Jury Duty: The Heart of American Government
      I recently had jury duty in DeKalb County, Georgia, where I have been a resident for 15 years. In 15 years, I have received a summons for jury duty two times.  I have never served on an actual trial jury.  This is the ironic…
  • Dec 3

    Can a Victim of Medical Malpractice Get Justice in Georgia?

    Can a Victim of Medical Malpractice Get Justice in Georgia?
    I have been thinking a lot about “justice” lately.  I have just finished a week long medical malpractice trial in DeKalb County in which I did not think justice was served for the family who lost their loved one (more on that…
Rank this Week: 771

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law…

Minnesota Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers parenting, alimony, child support, divorce and more. By Gerald O. Williams.

http://divorcelawyermn.com/minnesota-divorce-blog/
  • Jan 14

    Irretrievable Breakdown of the Marriage

    Irretrievable Breakdown of the Marriage
    When petitioning for a divorce in Minnesota, the requesting party must assert under oath that there has been an “irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.”  That is to say, the marriage cannot be saved. There is no need for…
  • Dec 10

    Possible Legislative Change to Statutory Income Expectation

    Possible Legislative Change to Statutory Income Expectation
    The current child support statute authorizes the family court to impose upon parents an income threshold. That is, if the parent is able to work, the court may impute income to that parent in the amount of 150% of minimum wage, assuming 40…
  • Oct 12

    Moving the Children Within the State

    Moving the Children Within the State
    Previous posts have addressed the issue of moving minor children outside of Minnesota, which requires either the consent of the other parent or permission of the family court.  That rule suggests that a parent residing with children in…
Rank this Week: 936

Copyright Litigation Blog

Copyright Litigation Blog

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

http://copyrightlitigation.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 14

    Dunnington Partner Raymond J. Dowd to Keynote NYS Bar Association Trusts & Estates Event

    Dunnington Partner Raymond J. Dowd to Keynote NYS Bar Association Trusts &amp; Estates Event
        Dunnington Partner Raymond J. Dowd will present the luncheon keynote lecture at the annual meeting of the Trusts and Estates Law Section of the New York Bar Association on January 28, 2015.  The Trusts and Estates Law…
  • Dec 13

    75 Last Minute 2014 Year-End Tax Savings Tips from Dunnington

    75 Last Minute 2014 Year-End Tax Savings Tips from Dunnington
      Season’s Greetings!As the year comes to a close, so does the period for tax planning for the year 2014.  My partner Joe Michaels has composed a Memorandum entitled "75 Last Minute 2014 Year-End Tax Savings Tips” that…
  • Dec 7

    Saving Mona Lisa: Nazi Art Looting and The Great Treasures of The Louvre

    Saving Mona Lisa: Nazi Art Looting and The Great Treasures of The Louvre
    Nazi Art Looting Revealed: Book Review: Saving Mona Lisa: The Battle To Protect The Louvre & Its Treasures During World War II by Gerri Chanel (2014 Heliopa Press) $18.95 325 pp.        …
Rank this Week: 604

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
  • Jan 14

    Loose Change

    Loose Change
    Something white hidden deep in the change. I dig down. It’s a 3mg Xanax bar.
  • Dec 28

    I Was Never A Lawyer But I Played On On TV

    I Was Never A Lawyer But I Played On On TV
    I know that no lawyer loves practicing every day. It's safe to say that no one in any occupation loves what they do every day. I however hated what I did every day.
  • Dec 12

    “Act As If”

    “Act As If”
    “Be Honest About Who You Are Flaws And All. You never know who you Will Inspire Simply By Being You”
Rank this Week: 727

Spatial Law

Spatial Law

Covers legal issues associated with geospatial data and technology. Published by Kevin Pomfret.

http://spatiallaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 14

    Spatial Law and Policy Update (January 14, 2015)

    Spatial Law and Policy Update (January 14, 2015)
    Each week the Centre for Spatial Law and Policy prepares the Spatial Law and Policy Update for its members. The Update contains approximately 20-25 links to recent developments that will impact the…
  • Jan 8

    Spatial Law and Policy UAV Update (January 8, 2015)

    Spatial Law and Policy UAV Update (January 8, 2015)
    Each week the Centre for Spatial Law and Policy prepares for its members an update on key legal and policy links associated with the collection, use, storage and distribution of geospatial information. The following are some of the top…
  • Dec 16

    Spatial Law and Policy 2014 - The Year of the Drone

    Spatial Law and Policy 2014 - The Year of the Drone
    Each December, I have listed the top Spatial Law and Policy stories from the past year. (For those of you who have the time, it is interesting to go back over the past several years to see how the issues - and the technology - have evolved:…
Rank this Week: 672

Horn Law Firm, P.C. Blog

Horn Law Firm, P.C. Blog

Covers Missouri personal injury.

http://www.hornlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 14

    Tips for Winter Driving

    Tips for Winter Driving
    It’s that time of year again; winter is here and the season hasn’t even officially started yet. Winter storms have already affected multiple regions of the country, leaving millions of people without power and under feet of snow.…
  • Jan 7

    “Hands-Free” Technology is Not Reducing Accident

    “Hands-Free” Technology is Not Reducing Accident
    Technology giants have been trying to come up with the best hands-free products for the last couple of years in an effort to adhere to state laws for drivers. Despite their efforts, a new report has been released that suggests… The…
  • Dec 31

    2015 May Hold Greater Challenges for Distracted Driving Problem

    2015 May Hold Greater Challenges for Distracted Driving Problem
    Distracted driving has long been an issue in the United States, but 2015 looks to be one of the more difficult years for drivers. Cellphones are no longer the biggest distraction in cars these days. There have been plenty of… The post…
Rank this Week: 586

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 738

Georgia Appeals Blog

Georgia Appeals Blog

Comments on new cases and appellate procedure in Georgia and the Eleventh Circuit. By Andy Clark.

http://andyclarklaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 13

    Protecting Attorney’s Fees Awards from Appeal

    Protecting Attorney’s Fees Awards from Appeal
    Georgia courts cannot award attorney’s fees to a party unless specifically authorized to do so by statute or contract. This is the “American Rule” that probably every litigating attorney knows. But some may not know that, to…
  • Dec 5

    Possible Revisions to Georgia’s “Super-Plain Error” Rule, OCGA § 17-8-57

    Possible Revisions to Georgia’s “Super-Plain Error” Rule, OCGA § 17-8-57
    On November 17, in Rouse v. State, the Georgia Supreme Court reversed a murder conviction because the trial court told the venire “you will be hearing about a case, which is a murder case, that happened in Muscogee County.” These…
  • Oct 24

    Immediate Appeal of Attorney Disqualification Orders in Georgia

    Immediate Appeal of Attorney Disqualification Orders in Georgia
    A trial court order disqualifying an attorney from representing a client in a case is typically an “interlocutory” order (that is, an order entered prior to final judgment). When, if ever, are such disqualifying orders immediately…
Rank this Week: 695

Brains On Purpose

Brains On Purpose

Looks at conflict resolution, including mediation and negotiation, through the lens of neuroscience. By Stephanie West Allen and Jeffrey M. Schwartz.

http://westallen.typepad.com/brains_on_purpose/
Rank this Week: 823

Law is War

Law is War

Blog written by two LLM students on contemporary human rights and civil liberties issues in the UK.

http://lawiswar.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 13

    Cameron, Tabloids & Tyrants: Vous n’êtes pas Charlie

    Cameron, Tabloids &amp; Tyrants: Vous n&rsquo;&ecirc;tes pas Charlie
    The tragic events that took place in Paris last week have stimulated heated debate about a range of difficult issues including where the limits of freedom of expression lie and how best to tackle extremism.  This post is not…
  • Jan 5

    Arrest Targets: We Do Not Consent

    Arrest Targets: We Do Not Consent
    Rule of Targets British police allegedly act under a philosophy of policing by consent (‘the police are the public and the public are the police’, as the saying goes), which encompasses a number of principles set out in General…
  • Jan 5

    Arrest Targets: We Do Not Consent

    Arrest Targets: We Do Not Consent
    Rule of Targets British police allegedly act under a philosophy of policing by consent (‘the police are the public and the public are the police’, as the saying goes), which encompasses a number of principles set out in General…
Rank this Week: 907

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers legal topics such as appeals, drug crimes, internet crimes, white collar crime, and federal criminal trials. By Kish & Lietz.

http://www.georgiafederalcriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 945

New Jersey Criminal Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Douglas Herring.

http://www.newjerseycriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 13

    DUI on a What?!?

    DUI on a What?!?
    Recent News stories have brought up the topic of alternatives to cars that have resulted in DUI Arrests.  For example:  Man arrested for DUI after stealing golf cart from Rose Bowl CBS Sports reported that a 19-year-old man was…
  • Jan 8

    Appellate Panel Allows Trial Court to Delay Ruling on Prior Crimes Evidence until after Defendant Testifie

    Appellate Panel Allows Trial Court to Delay Ruling on Prior Crimes Evidence until after Defendant Testifie
    On December 24, 2014, the Appellate Division allowed — for the first time in New Jersey — a trial judge to wait to decide on the prosecutor’s request to admit evidence of another crime until after the defendant…
  • Oct 31

    DUI Conviction Upheld When Police Fail To Read Warning

    DUI Conviction Upheld When Police Fail To Read Warning
    Today, in State v. Pedro Peralta, A-5761-12 (Decided October 31, 2014), the New Jersey Appellate Division issued a published opinion upholding the conviction for Driving under the Influence (DUI), when the police failed to read the required…
Rank this Week: 906

Chinese Hotel Law Blog

Chinese Hotel Law Blog

Covers consumer law. By Hotel Lawyer Jim Butler & the Hotel Law Attorneys of the Global Hospitality Group.

http://www.chinesehotellawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 545

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate…

Florida Probate, Trust & Estate Blog

Covers recent developments in Florida probate, trust, estate and guardianship. By Clark Skatoff PA.

http://www.clarkskatoff.com/news-resources/blog/
  • Jan 13

    How to File a Lawsuit Against an Estate

    How to File a Lawsuit Against an Estate
    Clients often ask how to file a lawsuit against an estate.  The answer depends on what type of lawsuit is being contemplated to be filed.  The following answers pertain to Florida probate estates, but the answers can be similar in…
  • Jan 12

    Best Guardianship Lawyer in Florida

    Best Guardianship Lawyer in Florida
    We are often asked who the best guardianship lawyer in Florida is.  There are many factors that should go into choosing a guardianship lawyer, and we present the following for your consideration.
  • Jan 7

    Membership Interest in LLC Passes Outside of Probate Estate

    Membership Interest in LLC Passes Outside of Probate Estate
    Beneficiary designations and pay on death designations are often used as convenient mechanisms to avoid probate or trust administration.  Most banks and financial institutions allow their customers to name beneficiaries on their accounts…
Rank this Week: 685

Asons Solicitors Blog

Asons Solicitors Blog

Commentary on the latest legal news and happenings alongside news of developments at Asons Solicitors.

http://www.asons.co.uk/news
  • Jan 13

    Long waits for an ambulance or treatment at crisis-hit hospital

    Long waits for an ambulance or treatment at crisis-hit hospital
    Royal Bolton Hospital is finding itself under fire from concerned patients and their close relatives in the aftermath of hospital chiefs declaring the hospital to be engulfed in a ‘major incident’, which was then downgraded.…
  • Jan 9

    Asons ends 2014 with a clutch of award

    Asons ends 2014 with a clutch of award
    In a year of outstanding growth and success, the business community has recognised that Asons is a rising star in the business world, and a major employer for the region, by honouring it with four award wins and a further eight nominations.…
  • Dec 29

    Asons recruits its first paid legal intern

    Asons recruits its first paid legal intern
    Asons has taken on two paid interns in line with its policy of investing in people and nurturing young talent. The newcomers are the product of a new graduate scheme designed to provide a gateway into the legal industry. The interns –…
Rank this Week: 800

Student Loan Law Blog

Student Loan Law Blog

Covers federal student loan debt.

http://www.thefloridastudentloanattorney.com/floridastudentloans/
  • Jan 12

    Can My Paycheck Be Garnished Without A State Court Order?

    Can My Paycheck Be Garnished Without A State Court Order?
    This is a question I frequently receive from student loan borrowers who are in default. If the loan in question is a federal student loan — YES!!   Administrative wage garnishments are authorized by the Higher Education Act…
  • Jan 1

    Student Loan Tips for 2015

    Student Loan Tips for 2015
    Know which types of loans you currently hold – Many borrowers with student loans are often not 100% sure of the type of loans they possess. Borrowers can prevent costly mistakes if they know whether they hold Private, Federal, or…
  • Dec 11

    Need Help Paying Your Monthly Student Loan Payment? Consider Taking A Job With Uncle Sam!

    Need Help Paying Your Monthly Student Loan Payment? Consider Taking A Job With Uncle Sam!
    The number of borrowers who have defaulted on federal student loans continues to rise. Despite the recent creation of more affordable federal repayment plans, many still find it very difficult to afford their minimum monthly student loan…
Rank this Week: 704

California Labor and Employment…

California Labor and Employment Defense Blog

Covers labor and employment law issues for employers. By Van Vleck Turner & Zaller.

http://www.vtzlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 992

The Lemon Law Blog

The Lemon Law Blog

Covers issues and topics relating to consumer law as it relates to car lemon laws and auto dealer fraud. By Kemnitzer, Anderson, Barron, Ogilvie & Brewer.

http://www.lemonlaws.com/
  • Jan 12

    Parable of the Dead Donkey

    Parable of the Dead Donkey
    Punitive damages are greatly misunderstood. The so-called "tort reform" movement is a campaign of misinformation designed to confuse the public about one of the most effective deterrent tools of the civil justice system. Funded by companies…
  • Jan 8

    Honda Faces $70 Million Fine for Under-reporting Injurie

    Honda Faces $70 Million Fine for Under-reporting Injurie
    Stepping up its enforcement authority, the National Highway Transportation Safety Agency ("NHTSA") levied two separate $35 million fines against Honda Motors this week. The total of $70 in penalties is believed to be the highest ever assessed…
  • Dec 2

    Buckle Up For Safety

    Buckle Up For Safety
    The exploding airbag saga is not going away. We previously reported on this problem on October 21, 2014, in a post entitled "Lifesaver or Lethal Weapon?" on this site. But now, Japanese manufacturer Takata Corp. appears to be defying…
Rank this Week: 772