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Indiana Civil & Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning and intellectual property. By Sam Hasler.

http://haslerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 1

    Blogs to Check Out

    Blogs to Check Out
    Some law blogs that may be interests to some businesses:FDA Law Update - just what says it is, a way to keep up to date on happenings at the FDA.OSHA Law Blog. This may be of more interest to more businesses. Jackson Lewis hosts the blog so…
  • Feb 25

    Georgia

    Georgia
    Georgia Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning Blog: Estate Planning: A Three-Step StrategyThe estate planning pyramid gives a hierarchy of goals for estate planning. This pyramid is useful in developing an estate planning strategy based on…
  • Jan 26

    Garden Leave in Action

    Garden Leave in Action
    Considering garden leave's novelty, I thought a collection of news articles descring the use of garden leave might be of some help and interest.
Rank this Week: 616

Products Liability Prof Blog

Products Liability Prof Blog

Member of the law professor blogs network.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/products_liability/
  • Aug 16

    About Products Liability Prof Blog

    About Products Liability Prof Blog
    If you are interested in serving as an editor of Products Liability Prof Blog for the Law Professor Blogs Network, please contact Paul Caron and Joe Hodnicki by email.
  • Jul 10

    Taking stock of the last 20 years of product liability law

    Taking stock of the last 20 years of product liability law
    The popular Drug and Device Law blog posted a piece yesterday where they reviewed the developments in product liability law for the last few decades and graded them in relation to help to their corporate clients. It is a nice...
  • Jul 2

    GM Product Liability Plaintiffs Better Off Than Secured Creditor

    GM Product Liability Plaintiffs Better Off Than Secured Creditor
    General Motors Corporation has agreed to assume responsibility for all future liability claims filed after the automaker emerges from bankruptcy, regardless of when the vehicle was made. GM had planned to include its product liability claims…
Rank this Week: 540

New York Legal Update

New York Legal Update

Covers developments in New York Law. By Thomas Swartz.

http://tswartz1.typepad.com/new_york_legal_update/
  • Jun 10

    Assumption of Risk Does Not Apply To Road Cyclist

    Assumption of Risk Does Not Apply To Road Cyclist
    When someone voluntarily engages in sporting events or athletic activities, the primary assumption of risk doctrine will bar a personal injury lawsuit to recover for injuries sustained from conduct or conditions which are inherent in that…
  • Mar 31

    Sex With The Priest - No Breach of Fiduciary Duty

    Sex With The Priest - No Breach of Fiduciary Duty
    If a priest has sexual relations with a congregant, can the congregant assert some claim of breach of fiduciary duty against the priest?Last year the Court of Appeals in Marmelstein v Kehillat New Hempstead: The Rav Aron Jofen Community…
  • Mar 10

    Third Department Limits Assumption of Risk Doctrine

    Third Department Limits Assumption of Risk Doctrine
    The primary assumption of risk doctrine provides that those who engage in sporting or recreational activities consent to the commonly appreciated risks which are inherent in and arise out of the nature of that sport or activity.  It thus…
Rank this Week: 582

Harmful Error

Harmful Error

Discusses the Nevada Supreme Court and criminal law in Nevada. By JoNell Thomas.

http://www.harmfulerror.com/
  • Oct 8

    District court judge debate videos available

    District court judge debate videos available
    Fact to Face with Jon Ralston has posted videos of district court judge candidate debates:
  • Oct 8

    Oral argument mp3's available

    Oral argument mp3's available
    The Nevada Supreme Court has made available oral argument recordings for arguments heard on October 6: Sheriff v. Bucham Landreth v. Malik In re: William M. and Marques B.
  • Oct 8

    Oral Argument Calendar: Wed. Oct. 15

    Oral Argument Calendar: Wed. Oct. 15
    The Nevada Supreme Court has posted its oral argument calendar for Wednesday October 15th, 2008: 10:00 AM -- D'NAL2 VS. HARBORS, LLC (48519)
Rank this Week: 533

Revista Mi Patente

Revista Mi Patente

Una revista especializada en temas de propiedad intelectual, de contenido ágil y propositivo que gira en torno a las ideas que se convierten en negocios, desde su transformación, administración, protección y cuidado; así como las noticias más importantes que se desarrollan en el entorno.

http://www.mipatente.com/
  • Jan 21

    Publican el Conacyt y el INEE Convocatoria 2017-1 del Fondo Sectorial de Investigación para la Evaluación de la Educación

    Publican el Conacyt y el INEE Convocatoria 2017-1 del Fondo Sectorial de Investigación para la Evaluación de la Educación
    CONSEJO NACIONAL DE CIENCIA Y TECNOLOGÍA Instituto Nacional para la Evaluación de la Educación Comunicado 01/17 Ciudad de México, a 9 de enero de 2017 Se otorgarán apoyos financieros para la…
  • Jan 21

    El GTM revela moléculas hiperv

    El GTM revela moléculas hiperv
    INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE ASTROFÍSICA, ÓPTICA Y ELECTRÓNICA Divulgación y Comunicación Científica Boletín de prensa 01/2017 Santa María Tonantzintla, Puebla, a 5 de enero. Un equipo…
  • Jan 21

    Universitarios investigan importancia del Sol

    Universitarios investigan importancia del Sol
    Ciudad de México.  (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- Como habitantes del planeta Tierra, la humanidad ha sido favorecida para su existencia y funcionamiento por la estrella más cercana, el Sol, pues sin esta el…
Rank this Week: 749

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 685

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Jan 21

    Our Land, not Trumpland

    Our Land, not Trumpland
    A "huge crowd" at today's march in Boise. Not unexpectedly, my sign was land use-themed.
  • Jan 20

    Schleicher on the Economic Consequences of Residential Stability

    Schleicher on the Economic Consequences of Residential Stability
    David Schleicher (Yale) has just posted a new article, Stuck in Place: Law and the Economic Consequences of Residential Stability. Here is the abstract: America has become a nation of homebodies. Rates of inter-state mobility, by most…
  • Jan 5

    When you want to travel fashionably...

    When you want to travel fashionably...
    ...come visit me in Idaho. Vogue named Idaho one of the world's top 10 travel destinations of 2017. I look forward to welcoming the land use glitterati among you to our fabulous state this year! From the Vogue write-up... Photo:...
Rank this Week: 692

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Jan 21

    CFP: Fordham International & Comparative Urban Law Conference

    CFP: Fordham International & Comparative Urban Law Conference
    From Nestor Davidson and the good folks over at the Fordham Urban Law Center: 4th Annual International & Comparative Urban Law Conference Law and the New Urban Agenda Cape Town, South Africa - July 17th & 18th, 2017 Call for...
  • Jan 20

    Call for Contributions: Challenging Traditional Notions of Property in Land Use Planning, Journal of Law and Social Policy

    Call for Contributions: Challenging Traditional Notions of Property in Land Use Planning, Journal of Law and Social Policy
    (With thanks to Nick Blomley for sharing this) CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS Special Volume: Challenging Traditional Notions of Property in Land Use Planning, Journal of Law and Social Policy The Journal of Law and Social Policy (JLSP) seeks to…
  • Jan 19

    Maps of the day: the new winter

    Maps of the day: the new winter
    I just came back inside from helping dig my neighbor's car out of the snow pile in front of his house. The last two weeks have provided two snow days for the local school district--one because of too much snow,...
Rank this Week: 667

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 21

    Traffic Laws for Construction Zones in California

    Traffic Laws for Construction Zones in California
    I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Auto Accident Lawyer. Most people understand that driving through construction zones is slightly more challenging than navigating the open road. For this reason, the state of California has laws that govern…
  • Jan 21

    Mesothelioma Lawyer – El Dorado Hill

    Mesothelioma Lawyer – El Dorado Hill
    I’m Ed Smith, an El Dorado Hills Mesothelioma attorney. The El Dorado Hills in California remains home to some of the highest levels of asbestos in the world. In fact, the EPA even studied the amounts of asbestos surrounding the El…
  • Jan 20

    Modesto Fatality Collision

    Modesto Fatality Collision
    I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto car accident lawyer. In the early hours of the morning on Thursday, January 19, 2017, an accident involving three vehicles occurred on Highway 132 near Stone Avenue in Modesto. What Happened The California…
Rank this Week: 714

Case Clothesed For Fashion Law

Case Clothesed For Fashion Law

Covers trade dress, trademark, design patent and counterfeiting issues in the fashion industry. By New York Law School.

http://www.caseclothesed.com/
Rank this Week: 735

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    How Law Firms Can Fix Their Cash Flow in 7 Simple Step

    How Law Firms Can Fix Their Cash Flow in 7 Simple Step
    There are a lot of law firms out there with a cash flow problem. While it’s easy to blame your cash flow issues on slow-paying clients, the problem really lies with you and your lack of a process to ensure you get paid for…
  • Jan 18

    5 Common Mistakes Attorneys Make That Kill Their Lead Conversion Rate

    5 Common Mistakes Attorneys Make That Kill Their Lead Conversion Rate
    If your lead conversion rate isn’t where you think it should be, don’t automatically blame it on the quality of your leads. It just may be that you are committing one or more of the following common mistakes attorneys make when…
  • Jan 17

    The 5 Fundamentals of Building a Healthy Referral Network

    The 5 Fundamentals of Building a Healthy Referral Network
    In my 18 years of counseling attorneys on how to build a robust referral network, I’ve seen that too many firms rely on random referrals, which is just what the term implies — referrals that may or may not come. A strong referral…
Rank this Week: 725

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Relocation from North Carolina to Another State: Ramirez-Barker v. Barker

    Relocation from North Carolina to Another State: Ramirez-Barker v. Barker
    When parents decide to split up, it can be extremely difficult for the child to adjust to the change. When a parent decides to move to another state, the change can be even harder to deal with. At the Woodruff Family Law Group, our skilled…
  • Jan 18

    Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend … Until You Have To Give Them Back

    Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend … Until You Have To Give Them Back
    Leesa M. Poag, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group Boy meets girl. They fall in love.  Before you know it, he’s down on one knee with an expensive diamond ring in his hand.  With Valentines Day quickly approaching, it is a…
  • Jan 11

    The Most Wonderful Time of the Year? Divorce Filings Increase After the Holidays.

    The Most Wonderful Time of the Year? Divorce Filings Increase After the Holidays.
    Dana M. Horlick, Attorney, Woodruff Family Law Group   Directly after the holidays happens to be one of the busiest times of the year for divorce attorneys when it comes to divorce filings. The increase in divorce filings is a trend that…
Rank this Week: 707

Diversity at Albany Law School

Diversity at Albany Law School

A blawg from Albany Law School's Diversity Office to engage all students, faculty and staff to create a community of inclusion and to have an open forum to address issues facing all of us.

http://albanylawdiversity.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 20

    January 30th Event: “The State of LGBT Rights in 2017”

    January 30th Event: “The State of LGBT Rights in 2017”
    “The State of LGBT Rights in 2017” This program will feature panelists from various backgrounds and organizations, including Albany Law …Continue reading →
  • Jan 20

    1L Summer 2017 Jobs in Syracuse and Buffalo – Law Firm

    1L Summer 2017 Jobs in Syracuse and Buffalo – Law Firm
    The M. Catherine Richardson Clerkship Program: paid jobs: APPLY by Feb. 1st. 2017 About Bond Bond’s Diversity Committee will review applications and …Continue reading →
  • Jan 12

    Spring and Summer 2017 Job Opportunities!

    Spring and Summer 2017 Job Opportunities!
    Diversity Opportunities! The following diversity opportunities are currently posted online through your ALBANYLAW LINK account.  These opportunities can be found …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 733

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Covers animal cruelty, animal law, pet trusts, factory farming and animal neglect.

http://aldf.org/blog/
  • Jan 20

    Alaska Legislature Becomes First to Require Consideration of Animals’ Interests in Custody Case

    Alaska Legislature Becomes First to Require Consideration of Animals’ Interests in Custody Case
    With the adoption of an amendment to its divorce law, Alaska has become the first state to empower judges to take into account the “well-being of the animal” in custody disputes involving nonhuman family members.
  • Jan 19

    2016 Highlight

    2016 Highlight
    In 2016, three cases in particular highlight the importance and the broad range of our continuous work on behalf of animals.
  • Jan 17

    Why I applied to law school instead of veterinary school

    Why I applied to law school instead of veterinary school
    During the first week of December, Animal Legal Defense Fund founder Joyce Tischler presented the History of Animal Law at Harvard Law School. I heard Joyce give a similar talk eight years ago at the University of Chicago Law School, and it…
Rank this Week: 645

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
Rank this Week: 680

New York Trusts & Estates…

New York Trusts & Estates Litigation Blog

Discusses recent cases and developments pertaining to New York trusts and estates law. By Farrell Fritz.

http://www.nyestatelitigationblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Lessons to be Learned From the Power of Attorney

    Lessons to be Learned From the Power of Attorney
    Powers of attorney and trust instruments have each been the subject of many an estate plan. They each have also been the subject of multiple estate litigations. In combination, the two have served as fodder for controversies surrounding the…
  • Jan 5

    Sharp as a Tack . . . Clear as a Bell

    Sharp as a Tack . . . Clear as a Bell
    Very often, when the proponent of a will (and sometimes even the attorney-draftsperson or witness) is questioned about the decedent’s mental state and the decedent’s instructions, the reflexive response is that the decedent was…
  • Nov 22

    A Flood . . . in the Basement

    A Flood . . . in the Basement
    A recent case decided by the Richmond County Surrogate revisits the law pertaining to probating lost or damages wills. In Matter of Larsen, the decedent’s will, apparently damaged in a flooded basement to the extent that the…
Rank this Week: 740

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration and personal injury law. By the Law Office of Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    How U.S. Immigration Policies have Recently Changed for Cuban National

    How U.S. Immigration Policies have Recently Changed for Cuban National
    Last week, President Obama issued the first major change in U.S. immigration policy towards Cubans in over 20 years. On January 12, 2017, President Obama announced that the 1995 immigration policy designed specifically for Cuban nationals,…
  • Jan 11

    What is a FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) Request and do I need one for my Immigration Case?

    What is a FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) Request and do I need one for my Immigration Case?
    Yes, absolutely and without a doubt, if you have a pending immigration case, an old immigration case you want to reopen or you are not a U.S. citizen and want to know about your immigration history, you need a FOIA and you need it now.…
  • Dec 5

    What Should I do to Protect my Immigration Status before Trump becomes President?

    What Should I do to Protect my Immigration Status before Trump becomes President?
    President-Elect Donald Trump takes the oath of office on January 20, 2017. Its a safe bet that he will get to work immediately on his agenda and campaign promises to undo as much of President Obama’s immigration executive actions as…
Rank this Week: 711

Virgin Islands Law Blog

Virgin Islands Law Blog

Covers U.S. Virgin Island law and politics. By Tom Bolt.

http://lawblog.vilaw.com/
  • Jan 20

    21st Century Cures Act Offers More Health Insurance Options to Employer

    21st Century Cures Act Offers More Health Insurance Options to Employer
    Small businesses dealing with health insurance-related challenges received some welcome news in December with the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act, a new federal law that allows employers to expand their use of qualified small employer…
  • Jan 17

    New Administration Could Bring Changes to US Employment Law

    New Administration Could Bring Changes to US Employment Law
    With President-Elect Donald J. Trump set to take office this Friday, January 20, there may be numerous changes to U.S. labor policy on the horizon. Trump, who during his campaign pledged to roll back regulations on businesses, will have the…
  • Jan 11

    What to Do if Your Business is a Victim of Cybersquatting

    What to Do if Your Business is a Victim of Cybersquatting
    Imagine you have a great idea for a business and have picked out the perfect name. You rush to GoDaddy to register it, only to find that some other party has already purchased it and is apparently doing nothing with it. Unfortunately,…
Rank this Week: 695

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jan 20

    An Unsentimental Assessment of Obama's Presidency

    An Unsentimental Assessment of Obama's Presidency
    by Neil H. BuchananI voted for Barack Obama in the 2008 primaries, but I was skeptical.  The rhetoric of hope and change seemed to lack underlying substance, and he appeared to be trying to engage in Clintonian triangulation even as he…
  • Jan 19

    Why Did Summer Zervos Sue Trump in State Court?

    Why Did Summer Zervos Sue Trump in State Court?
    by Michael DorfSummer Zervos, onetime contestant on The Apprentice, has sued Donald Trump for defamation based on statements that Trump made calling Zervos a liar after Zervos went public with allegations that Trump had groped her much in the…
  • Jan 18

    Religious Freedom and Hard Cases in the 4-4 Court

    Religious Freedom and Hard Cases in the 4-4 Court
    by Eric Segall   About a month before Justice Scalia passed away last February, the Supreme Court voted to hear an important case raising fundamental questions about the separation (or not) of church and state. The Missouri…
Rank this Week: 709

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

Provides news on state and federal employment law and human resources.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Jan 20

    Supreme Court will consider class action waiver

    Supreme Court will consider class action waiver
    The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a trio of wage and hour cases involving arbitration agreements that require workers to waive their right to pursue employment claims as a group. In recent years, the validity of such waivers has…
  • Jan 5

    Another New Jersey city requires paid sick time

    Another New Jersey city requires paid sick time
    by Michael H. Dell Morristown has joined the list of New Jersey cities that require employers to provide paid sick time to employees. Employers in Morristown have until January 11 to come into compliance with the city’s paid sick time…
  • Jan 4

    Overtime rule update: District court won’t wait for appeals court’s ruling

    Overtime rule update: District court won’t wait for appeals court’s ruling
    On January 3, a federal district court judge said he won’t halt proceedings in the case challenging the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime rules despite concurrent litigation in the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.…
Rank this Week: 719

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Final Latch Secured On LPTV Freezer

    Final Latch Secured On LPTV Freezer
    The FCC has announced that effective immediately, it will no longer accept applications for construction permits for new digital companion channels filed by analog Low Power Television stations.  While this article refers to only LPTV…
  • Jan 17

    More FCC Satellite Earth Stations Up for Renewal in 2017

    More FCC Satellite Earth Stations Up for Renewal in 2017
    We take this opportunity to remind earth station licensees and registrants that the FCC’s International Bureau does not issue notifications of license expiration dates, or reminders to file renewal applications. We expect to see more…
  • Jan 13

    FCC, Straight Path Execute $100 Million Settlement of Wireless Probe

    FCC, Straight Path Execute $100 Million Settlement of Wireless Probe
    Decision has 5G implications Wow—FCC enforcement actions don’t get any juicier than this:  an anonymous whistleblower, alleged misrepresentations to the FCC, and a complex $100 million fine to Straight Path Communications,…
Rank this Week: 684

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Jan 20

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for January 20

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for January 20
    These are some of the compliance related stories that recently caught my attention. Experts Ponder Role of Trump Organization Compliance Counsel by SAMUEL RUBENFELD in WSJ.com’s Risk & Compliance Journal As compliance counsel, the…
  • Jan 19

    The SEC Really Means It About Pretaliation Severance Agreement

    The SEC Really Means It About Pretaliation Severance Agreement
    In case you were not clear that the Securities and Exchange Commission is serious about enforcing Rule 21F-17, BlackRock is the latest to run the perp walk. The SEC accused the money management giant of improperly using separation…
  • Jan 17

    SEC’s 2017 Exam Prioritie

    SEC’s 2017 Exam Prioritie
    Last week the Securities and Exchange Commission issued the 2017 priorities for the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations. There are five main items on the list, plus some others. Private funds are still on the list. Retail…
Rank this Week: 708

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers managing and growing your law practice, with a focus on technology, marketing, and management. By Merrilyn Astin Tarlton, Joan Feldman and Mark Feldman.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com
  • Jan 20

    Client Satisfaction Surveys: Five Quick Questions to Ask

    Client Satisfaction Surveys: Five Quick Questions to Ask
    Lawyers often resist the idea of conducting client satisfaction surveys: They don't believe people will be honest unless they have complete anonymity, and they don't believe clients will take the time to complete the survey. It's true, many…
  • Jan 20

    Client Satisfaction Surveys: Five Quick Questions to Ask

    Client Satisfaction Surveys: Five Quick Questions to Ask
    Lawyers often resist the idea of conducting client satisfaction surveys: They don't believe people will be honest unless they have complete anonymity, and they don't believe clients will take the time to complete the survey. It's true, many…
  • Jan 19

    What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

    What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You
    I’m often reminded of a situation that happened several years ago. I was sitting in a building lobby killing time before an appointment. In the lobby was a small coffee shop. The line was long — out the door. The dutiful employee…
Rank this Week: 759

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Jan 20

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Today in Washington, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the forty-fifth President of the United States.  By their nature, presidential inaugurations always are massive undertakings for law enforcement agencies.  President-elect…
  • Jan 19

    Recycling Probation Violation

    Recycling Probation Violation
    Can a court respond to the same offending behavior by a probationer more than once? In this prior post I talked about the interplay between probation violations and new criminal charges based on the same behavior. Today’s post is…
  • Jan 18

    Special Rules for Pleading and Trying Habitual Offense

    Special Rules for Pleading and Trying Habitual Offense
    Everyone knows that having a criminal history is bad. John wrote earlier this week about C-CAT, an on-line, searchable database that helps folks identify many of the non-criminal consequences of a conviction—like losing a professional…
Rank this Week: 710

All About Estates

All About Estates

Covers estates, trusts, tax, litigation, guardianship and elder care.

http://www.allaboutestates.ca/
  • Jan 20

    Will Challenges and the Well – Acquainted Lawyer

    Will Challenges and the Well – Acquainted Lawyer
    A recent case of the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan has emphasized the significance of first, the relationship between a testator and his or her lawyer and second, the experience and tenure of such lawyer in assessing testamentary capacity…
  • Jan 18

    Estate Donations = Faster Distribution

    Estate Donations = Faster Distribution
    Matt Johnston, my tax colleague at Scotiatrust, says the 12-month tax filing deadline is upon us. The initial round of major distributions to charities will occur in January 2017 under the “estate donation” rules introduced in…
  • Jan 18

    Appeal Court: Fraudulent Concealment Stopped the Clock

    Appeal Court: Fraudulent Concealment Stopped the Clock
    I previously blogged about Roulston v McKenny et al, 2016 ONSC 2377, as a classic example of chutzpah. The deceased’s ex-wife had a claim against his estate if a life insurance policy lapsed. Even though the estate trustee knew that the…
Rank this Week: 640

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Jan 20

    HLS Posdoctoral Fellowship in Private Law

    HLS Posdoctoral Fellowship in Private Law
    Overview The Fellowship is a two-year, residential postdoctoral program specifically designed to identify, cultivate, and promote promising scholars early in their careers with a primary interest in private law. Private law embraces…
  • Jan 19

    New Study: Malpractice Law Does Not Improve Result

    New Study: Malpractice Law Does Not Improve Result
    A new study from Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine has concluded that stronger med mal laws do not translate to better care. Fox News Health has the story, quoting both Michelle Mello and William Sage.
  • Jan 18

    OH: No Police Liability for Injuries to Innocent Bystander During Chase of Fleeing Felon

    OH: No Police Liability for Injuries to Innocent Bystander During Chase of Fleeing Felon
    Marianna Brown Bettman has commentary at Legally Speaking Ohio.
Rank this Week: 679

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 717

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

Covers copyrights, cyberspace law, music, patents, privacy, trade secrets and trademarks. By Weintraub Genshlea Chediak.

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

    Federal Circuit Requires Standing to Appeal PTAB’s Final Decision

    Federal Circuit Requires Standing to Appeal PTAB’s Final Decision
    Although arguably foreshadowed, some may be surprised to learn that a party with the right to challenge the validity of a patent at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) may not have the right to appeal an…
  • Jan 12

    COVERED BUSINESS METHODS PATENTS — NOT SO BROAD!

    COVERED BUSINESS METHODS PATENTS — NOT SO BROAD!
    The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has reminded the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in no uncertain terms that covered business method review has limits.  In Unwired Planet, LLC v. Google Inc., 841…
  • Jan 5

    “It’s In The Game” – Proof Issues In Software Copyright Infringement Case

    “It’s In The Game” – Proof Issues In Software Copyright Infringement Case
    A recent Ninth Circuit decision in Antonick v. Electronic Arts, Inc. (filed Nov. 22, 2016), shows some of the proof issues that a plaintiff may encounter in prosecuting claims for copyright infringement in connection with software.  A…
Rank this Week: 737

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm.

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

    Self Driving Cars: Save Me or Save You?

    Self Driving Cars: Save Me or Save You?
    The widespread use of self-driving cars promises to bring substantial benefits to transportation efficiency, public safety and personal well-being. Car manufacturers are working to overcome the remaining technical challenges that stand in the…
  • Jan 17

    Workplace Deaths Reach Highest in 7 Year

    Workplace Deaths Reach Highest in 7 Year
    Despite advances in workplace safety and regulations, on the job deaths do occur, and according to data released by the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in December 2016, a total of 4,836 fatal workplace injuries…
  • Jan 12

    Apple Sued by Family of 5 Year Old Killed by Driver Using FaceTime Behind The Wheel

    Apple Sued by Family of 5 Year Old Killed by Driver Using FaceTime Behind The Wheel
    The family of a girl who was killed when the car she was in was rear-ended by a driver using his iPhone’s Facetime app has sued not only the driver, but also Apple. The family says iPhones should disable video and other distracting apps…
Rank this Week: 768

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

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

    JACKSONVILLE COUPLE ARRESTED FOR DEALING DRUGS WHILE A CHILD WAS PRESENT

    JACKSONVILLE COUPLE ARRESTED FOR DEALING DRUGS WHILE A CHILD WAS PRESENT
    SUSPECT NOT ARRESTED UNTIL MULTIPLE SALES A recent News4Jax story gives details into the arrest of Reco Benefield and Amber Troutman for drug charges and child neglect.   The news report states that an undercover Jacksonville…
  • Jan 4

    GROUP OF TEENS STEAL $18,000 WORTH OF PURSES

    GROUP OF TEENS STEAL $18,000 WORTH OF PURSES
    Teens Steal Purses in Coordinated Theft A recent report by News4Jax states that nearly $18,000 of high end purses were stolen from a Kate Spade store at the St. Augustine Outlet Mall.  The theft happened during normal business…
  • Dec 21

    SANTA ARRESTED IN JACKSONVILLE, ACCUSED OF SELLING DRUGS

    SANTA ARRESTED IN JACKSONVILLE, ACCUSED OF SELLING DRUGS
    SANTA COULD MISS CHRISTMAS On December 19, 2016 undercover detectives from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office arrested Isaac Earl Geiger for several narcotics charges.  Per a News4Jax story, the Sheriff’s office were…
Rank this Week: 746

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/
  • Jan 19

    ‘Essen Sued for Wage Violation

    ‘Essen Sued for Wage Violation
    ‘Essen, a to-go café with locations in Midtown East, Hell’s Kitchen, and Financial District in New York City, has been hit with a wage violation lawsuit. The lawsuit alleges that the cafe failed to pay several cooks, food…
  • Jan 12

    Reichenbach Hall Sued for Wage Violation

    Reichenbach Hall Sued for Wage Violation
    A wage theft lawsuit has been filed against Reichenbach Hall, a German beer hall located in midtown Manhattan. The lawsuit charges that the restaurant cheated its waiters and waitresses out of minimum wage and overtime pay. The servers claim…
  • Dec 29

    Restaurant Workers Get Pay Hike on December 31, 2016

    Restaurant Workers Get Pay Hike on December 31, 2016
    On December 31, 2016, restaurant workers throughout New York State will begin to see changes in the payment structure of their wages.   Back of the House Workers   Back of the house workers (cooks, dishwashers, stockers, and others…
Rank this Week: 753

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Jan 19

    H/T to the Business Law Prof Blog: Alexander on Benefit Corporation

    H/T to the Business Law Prof Blog: Alexander on Benefit Corporation
    Haskell Murray, one of our co-conspirators over at the Business Law Prof Blog, recently wrote about a recent post by Rick Alexander, the head of Legal Policy at B Lab (of B Corp certification fame) on Benefit Corporations. Here's Prof....
  • Jan 18

    Article: Alina S. Ball, "Social Enterprise Governance"

    Article: Alina S. Ball, "Social Enterprise Governance"
    By Professor Alina S. Ball, UC Hastings - from the SSRN Abstract: The social enterprise movement has ushered in a promising new wave of companies using market-based strategies to advance social and environmental change. The longevity and…
  • Jan 17

    Lecy, Van Lyke and Yoon: "What Do We Know About Nonprofit Entrepreneurs?: Results from a Large-Scale Survey"

    Lecy, Van Lyke and Yoon: "What Do We Know About Nonprofit Entrepreneurs?: Results from a Large-Scale Survey"
    Jesse Lecy, David Van Slyke, and Nara Yoon (all affiliated with Syracuse University) recently posted to SSRN an article detailing the results of a survey of the motivations behind the creation of new tax-exempt organizations. The SSRN…
Rank this Week: 691

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    [VIDEO] Over 900 Drivers Took This Quiz, 74% Missed 1 Question

    [VIDEO] Over 900 Drivers Took This Quiz, 74% Missed 1 Question
    We did a quiz of hundreds of Virginians, to see if people know their rights when interacting with the police during a traffic stop. The results? A lot of people did really well, but a lot of people missed a couple of questions on the quiz,…
  • Jan 6

    [VIDEO] Uber Drivers – Fight Virginia Reckless Driving

    [VIDEO] Uber Drivers – Fight Virginia Reckless Driving
    A reckless driving conviction on that record could impair your ability to drive with Uber, especially depending upon if you have other tickets. Contact me so we can look at your defense options. Are you an Uber driver or a hopeful driver for…
  • Dec 16

    [VIDEO] International Student Reckless Driving Defense

    [VIDEO] International Student Reckless Driving Defense
    If you are an international student and you were charged with reckless driving, you’re in the right place. This video and article explains what we can hopefully do together to avoid a criminal conviction in your case. Any time a person…
Rank this Week: 666

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

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

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

    But For Video (Pedestrian Rundown Version)

    But For Video (Pedestrian Rundown Version)
    The video is graphic. Too graphic. A woman clearly in the cross walk gets hit by a mini school bus. The story from this Brooklyn accident at Nostrand Ave. and Ave. M, comes courtesy of the Daily News. Why write about it? Two reasons. First,…
  • Jan 18

    Zervos v. Trump (An Apprentice Sues Trump for Defamation — A Look at the Issues)

    Zervos v. Trump (An Apprentice Sues Trump for Defamation — A Look at the Issues)
    Donald Trump, who’s becoming a regular on these pages, was sued yesterday for defamation by a former Apprentice contestant, and it is clear he will have his hands full with this one. This post will look at a dozen issues in the…
  • Jan 17

    Thanks Obama

    Thanks Obama
    I confess I will greatly miss the presidency of Barack Obama. He has the qualities that I most value in a president: I want  a policy wonk. Fundamental to any leader is an ability to understand that the choices aren’t between good…
Rank this Week: 647

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
  • Jan 19

    China's Land Counterrevolution? Not Yet.

    China's Land Counterrevolution? Not Yet.
    [NOTE: I just published a shorter version of this post (alternate link here) in Foreign Policy. Here's the longer and more academic version, with links to the original documents.] Both Chinese and western press reports last month (Caixin; New…
  • Dec 6

    IPR local hire position at US Embassy in Beijing

    IPR local hire position at US Embassy in Beijing
    Here's the announcement over at the China IPR blog.
  • Nov 2

    Ministry of Justice releases list of approved legal research project

    Ministry of Justice releases list of approved legal research project
    Here’s a list of approved (which I assume means, “received state funding”) legal research projects from the MOJ that just came out: http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20161102/Articel03002GN.htm My impression (possibly wrong)…
Rank this Week: 765

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Jan 19

    DUIs Down During Holiday Drunk Driving Enforcement

    DUIs Down During Holiday Drunk Driving Enforcement
    The preliminary numbers from Minnesota’s enhanced DUI enforcement have been released, and although the number of people arrested for drunk driving is high, the total number represents a decline from last year. According to the Minnesota…
  • Jan 18

    What Does A Criminal Defense Attorney Do?

    What Does A Criminal Defense Attorney Do?
    When your tooth hurts, you head to the dentist. When a pipe bursts, you call a plumber. And when you end up being charged with a crime, you should seek the help of a criminal defense attorney. When it comes to navigating the criminal…
  • Jan 17

    Minnesota Man Earns Extremely Slow DUI

    Minnesota Man Earns Extremely Slow DUI
    Although the icy road conditions mean that drivers should take it slower than normal, you still have to keep up with traffic. One Minnesota man learned that lesson the hard way, and he ended up being arrested for DUI because of it. An unnamed…
Rank this Week: 690

Our Family Wizard Blog

Our Family Wizard Blog

Focuses on ideas that could reduce conflict, improve communication, protect children and help move families forward.

http://www.ourfamilywizard.com/ofw/index.cfm/blog/
  • Jan 19

    How to Avoid Getting Hacked - Email

    How to Avoid Getting Hacked - Email
    Language English How to Avoid Getting Hacked - EmailThu, 01/19/2017 - 17:14 The internet is a powerful tool for keeping people connected at any distance, but given its immensity, it can also be an arena for hacking to take place. Email…
  • Jan 17

    Co-Parenting A Child With Special Need

    Co-Parenting A Child With Special Need
    Language English Co-Parenting A Child With Special NeedsTue, 01/17/2017 - 17:47 A shift in the family dynamic by way of a separation or divorce is a tense emotional period for any child to go through, but it can be especially hard for a…
  • Jan 12

    Tools to Maintain a Shared Family Calendar

    Tools to Maintain a Shared Family Calendar
    Language English Tools to Maintain a Shared Family CalendarThu, 01/12/2017 - 17:19 Whether all living nearby or far apart, families have a lot that they must plan for as a group. Family dinners, birthday parties and other…
Rank this Week: 722

Litigation PostScript

Litigation PostScript

Provides information and practical tips on legal persuasion spanning pretrial and trial phases, for jury, bench and arbitration settings. By Persuasion Strategies.

http://www.litigationps.com/litigation_postscript_per/
  • Jan 19

    Know (and Use) the Cognitive Biases of Mediation

    Know (and Use) the Cognitive Biases of Mediation
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Most civil cases these days will end, not in a courtroom, but at a settlement table. Many will do so after just the right amount of time and resources invested during discovery to discover the case's true worth. But for…
  • Jan 16

    Don't Trust Power Pose

    Don't Trust Power Pose
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: If you would like more confidence, and if you've seen Amy Cuddy's widely-viewed TED talk, then maybe you've tried the "power pose." Legs apart, head straight and tall, hands on hips or arms raised above your…
  • Jan 12

    Be a Persuasive Expert, at Both the Core and the Periphery

    Be a Persuasive Expert, at Both the Core and the Periphery
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: In a research article now available The Jury Expert (Valez, Neal & Kovera, 2016), three experts in trial psychology provide an overview of the research on persuasion relating to expert witness testimony. For experts…
Rank this Week: 771

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Maritime Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By Injury at Sea

http://www.maritimeinjury.com/
  • Jan 18

    Pilot and passenger saved from ice and snow

    Pilot and passenger saved from ice and snow
    Two survivors of a plane crash were saved at the mouth of the King Salmon River, approximately 184 miles west of Kodiak, Alaska, Monday evening. The weather was reported as three miles of visibility, 11-mph winds and snowing. A Coast Guard…
  • Jan 7

    F/V Star King sunk, Five saved by F/V Sea Ballad

    F/V Star King sunk, Five saved by F/V Sea Ballad
    Fishing vessel Star King, a 55-foot stern trawler homeported in Astoria, capsized and sank near the entrance to the Columbia River early Saturday morning. All five fishermen were pulled from the water by the crew of the fishing vessel Sea…
  • Jan 6

    F/V Lady Gudny disabled and adrift, Four rescued, CG Cutter SPAR in trouble

    F/V Lady Gudny disabled and adrift, Four rescued, CG Cutter SPAR in trouble
    Broken down and drift in 20 to 22-foot seas with 49-mph winds and 9 miles visibility, four crew were rescued from the disabled fishing vessel Lady Gudny in heavy seas 230 miles east-southeast of Kodiak, Friday. A Coast Guard helicopter…
Rank this Week: 678

Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Covers case law, news, practical advocacy advice, and developments in state and federal statutes and regulations regarding special education law. By Charles Fox.

http://specialedlaw.blogs.com/home/
  • Jan 18

    Stuttering and Related Disorder

    Stuttering and Related Disorder
    It is difficult enough for young children to be faced with a significant speech impairment like stuttering. As discussed in this blog, the effects of stuttering are often co-morbid with other learning issues. Most children who develop a…
  • Jan 12

    Illinois Needs Do More to Protect People with Disabilitie

    Illinois Needs Do More to Protect People with Disabilitie
    The following is a statement from the Equip for Equality addressing the hate crime against the man with a disability that happened last week. I am reprinting the statement in full and please write to your Illinois Representative and state...
  • Jan 11

    Ms. DeVos: Here Is The Trouble with Voucher

    Ms. DeVos: Here Is The Trouble with Voucher
    According to the September 2015 47th Annual PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public’s Attitudes toward the Public Schools, only 31% of Americans favor allowing vouchers to be used to pay for private and religious schools. Numerous other polls…
Rank this Week: 726

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog covers DWI/DWAI, traffic violations, gun crimes, weapon crimes, prostitution, and other criminal offenses. By New York attorneys, Tilem & Associates.

http://www.newyorkcriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    TILEM & ASSOCIATES GETS ANOTHER DWI DISMISSED DUE TO AN ILLEGAL STOP – THIS TIME IN ROCKLAND COUNTY

    TILEM & ASSOCIATES GETS ANOTHER DWI DISMISSED DUE TO AN ILLEGAL STOP – THIS TIME IN ROCKLAND COUNTY
    As very experienced New York DWI Attorneys we are often asked to assist other attorneys on complex DWI cases.  Recently, that request paid off for the attorney and his client after all charges related to a Rockland County DWI were…
  • Jan 8

    WHY ARE NEW YORK STATE TROOPERS PATROLLING NEW YORK CITY HIGHWAYS?

    WHY ARE NEW YORK STATE TROOPERS PATROLLING NEW YORK CITY HIGHWAYS?
    New York Traffic Court Attorneys, Tilem & Associates has been able to verify rumors that have made the rounds of social media that for the first time New York State Troopers have been patrolling New York City Highways including the Belt…
  • Dec 8

    NATIONAL CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROCITY vs. NEW YORK STATE GUN LAWS

    NATIONAL CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROCITY vs. NEW YORK STATE GUN LAWS
    As New York firearms lawyers we think it is important to keep the public updated on possible significant changes to New York gun laws. The idea of national concealed carry reciprocity is not a new idea but it is an idea that may be close to…
Rank this Week: 656

Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers truck accidents. By Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, PLC.

http://www.truckaccidentlawyer.news/
  • Jan 18

    Icy Weather Increases Risk for Major Trucking Accident

    Icy Weather Increases Risk for Major Trucking Accident
    This winter, two were killed and more than a dozen were injured when a tanker truck skidded off of an icy Baltimore, Maryland highway and then exploded. All of this occurred on Interstate 95 on December 17, 2016. Earlier that morning, the…
  • Jan 13

    Damages in a Mississippi Truck Accident Case

    Damages in a Mississippi Truck Accident Case
    Most people in Mississippi know if they are injured as a result of another’s actions, they may receive some type of recovery or damages for their losses.  What the injured party may not fully understand is what exactly the recovery…
  • Jan 9

    Determining Negligence and Fault in Tennessee Accidents Involving Emergency Trucks and Vehicle

    Determining Negligence and Fault in Tennessee Accidents Involving Emergency Trucks and Vehicle
    It is common knowledge that emergency vehicles, including ambulances and fire trucks, are allowed special privileges when responding to emergencies. However, those privileges are not without limit under Tennessee law. Jones v. Bradley County…
Rank this Week: 739

Antitrust and Competition…

Antitrust and Competition Newsletter

By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/antitrust/
Rank this Week: 699

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Trafficking in Oxycodone in Massachusett

    Trafficking in Oxycodone in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Marcelin, the defendant was convicted of trafficking in oxycodone, a Class B substance. After being convicted, he pled guilty to conspiring to violate drug laws. The case arose in 2011, when a USPS inspector saw a package…
  • Jan 5

    Break-in at a Massachusetts Jewelry Store

    Break-in at a Massachusetts Jewelry Store
    In Commonwealth v. Burns, a Massachusetts appellate court considered a conviction for an after-hours break-in and larceny of items valued over $250. The case arose when somebody broke and entered a jewelry store after hours and stole jewelry.…
  • Jan 5

    Break-in at a Massachusetts Jewelry Store

    Break-in at a Massachusetts Jewelry Store
    In Commonwealth v. Burns, a Massachusetts appellate court considered a conviction for an after-hours break-in and larceny of items valued over $250. The case arose when somebody broke and entered a jewelry store after hours and stole jewelry.…
Rank this Week: 643

Law Office of Roy W. Litherland…

Law Office of Roy W. Litherland Blog

Covers estate planning, probate and living trusts.

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

    Exclusion of Gains from Sale of Personal Residence

    Exclusion of Gains from Sale of Personal Residence
    In this blog post, Justin M. Kennedy discusses a special exclusion of gains from the sale of a personal residence built into the Internal Revenue Code in Section 121. The post Exclusion of Gains from Sale of Personal Residence appeared first…
  • Jan 11

    Clayton Trust – The Advantages of the B-Trust

    Clayton Trust – The Advantages of the B-Trust
    By: Justin M. Kennedy, Attorney Law Office of Roy W. Litherland Prior to 2014, for married clients with estates valued at over one million dollar ($1,000,000), our office often recommended ABC Trusts.  This trust structure was used to…
  • Jan 3

    Litherland Law Office 2017 Government Policy Forecast

    Litherland Law Office 2017 Government Policy Forecast
    By:  Matthew M. Shafae, Attorney Law Office of Roy W. Litherland Elections have consequences. On January 3, 2017, the 115th United States Congress met for the first time, with both houses controlled by the Republican Party. On January…
Rank this Week: 713