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Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • May 6

    Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control’s Animal Cruelty Investigation

    Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control’s Animal Cruelty Investigation
    As a practicing criminal defense lawyer and one who has built a reputation in animal law, I am writing this blog as a public announcement, as to behavior that I find very objectionable, regarding Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control. The…
  • Apr 28

    DCF Involvement in Florida Criminal Case

    DCF Involvement in Florida Criminal Case
    As a criminal defense attorney, and also a family/criminal defense attorney who helps people with DCF cases, I many times find criminal cases intertwined with issues that involve intervention by the Department of Children and Families. DCF…
  • Apr 23

    Criminal Prosecution and the Palm Beach County Mental Health Court

    Criminal Prosecution and the Palm Beach County Mental Health Court
    As a criminal defense lawyer, I am faced with questions, concerns and problems that affect those with mental illness on a routine basis. Individuals facing criminal prosecution for allegedly committing unlawfully acts, find themselves in a…
Rank this Week: 749

DRI Today

DRI Today

Features civil defense attorneys' perspectives on employment law, intellectual property, and product liability. From DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar.

http://forthedefense.org/Default.aspx
  • May 6

    Partnering With Your SLDO to Make a Positive Difference for Women Lawyer

    Partnering With Your SLDO to Make a Positive Difference for Women Lawyer
    We have all seen the statistics: only 17 percent of equity partners in the nation’s largest 200 firms are women, only 2 percent of equity partners in the largest 100 firms are female minorities, and women make up the largest percentage…
  • May 4

    Lawyers Need to Adapt Faster to Change

    Lawyers Need to Adapt Faster to Change
    As they say, the only constant is change.  We see it all around us and expect it as a matter of course.  Much we deem for the better, but some changes with technology or social conventions are unliked, but here. By way of example…
  • Apr 30

    Product-Hopping – The Line Between Trinko and Aspen Skiing

    Product-Hopping – The Line Between Trinko and Aspen Skiing
    Can a company introduce an improved product if it knows doing so will take sales from its competitors?   “Well, of course,” you say.  “Isn’t that called competition?”  In the near future, the…
Rank this Week: 775

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

Covers new developments in health care law and policy. By David Harlow.

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • May 6

    Locked Down or Blocked Up? ONC Report on Health Information Blocking

    Locked Down or Blocked Up? ONC Report on Health Information Blocking
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • May 5

    Privacy and Security Guide released by ONC

    Privacy and Security Guide released by ONC
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • May 5

    Privacy and Security Guide released by ONC

    Privacy and Security Guide released by ONC
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
Rank this Week: 652

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers H-1B visas, petitions, audits and caps. By the MVP Law Group.

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • May 6

    USCIS Alerts Yemeni Nationals to Available Immigration Relief Measure

    USCIS Alerts Yemeni Nationals to Available Immigration Relief Measure
    USCIS has released a News Alert highlighting some of the available immigration relief measures that may assist eligible Yemeni nationals. The country of Yemen has going conflicts between several different groups, which are pushing the country…
  • May 5

    USCIS Completes Data Entry of FY 2016 H-1B Cap-Subject Petition

    USCIS Completes Data Entry of FY 2016 H-1B Cap-Subject Petition
    USCIS announced (by email alert) on Monday, May 04, 2015 that they have completed the data entry of all Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 H-1B cap- subjected petitions that have been selected randomly through a computer generated process. USCIS will…
  • May 4

    USCIS Spanish-language Teleconference – CAM Refugee/Parole Program – 5/6/15

    USCIS Spanish-language Teleconference – CAM Refugee/Parole Program – 5/6/15
    The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the U.S. Department of State (DOS) will be holding a Spanish-language Teleconference on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 between 10:00am to 11:00am (EST). The subject of the event will…
Rank this Week: 677

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

Dallas Divorce Law Blog

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

http://www.dallastxdivorce.com/
  • May 6

    What divorce custody arrangement is best for the kids?

    What divorce custody arrangement is best for the kids?
    In Texas, we have the Standard Possession Schedule, passed down to us by our Austin parenting experts, the Texas Legislature. It generally provides for the “non-primary” parent to have possession of the children alternating…
  • Apr 30

    Tribute to Judge James Martin, presiding Dallas family court judge

    Tribute to Judge James Martin, presiding Dallas family court judge
    On Sunday, April 19, 2015, the Dallas Family Courts lost one of their own. Presiding Judge James Martin lost his battle with lymphoma, leaving behind a legacy of advocacy for children. Judge Martin was elected to the Dallas Family Court bench…
  • Apr 28

    Historic day for marriage equality

    Historic day for marriage equality
    I believe that we will look back on today’s arguments before the US Supreme Court as one of the landmark historic days for civil rights in of our time. Today, the Court will hear arguments in the case named Obergefell v. Hodges —…
Rank this Week: 761

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 6

    60 minutes, 60 apps for lawyer

    60 minutes, 60 apps for lawyer
    The iPhone JD blog has posted information from a presentation, titled "60 apps in 60 minutes",  given at the ABA Techshow recently.  They aren't necessarily free but they won't break the bank either.  For example, Wolfram (the…
  • May 2

    Pitt app

    Pitt app
    And speaking of apps, Pitt's Computing Services and Systems Development (CSSD) recently  announced the Pitt App Store, designed to serve as a one-stop shop for University-related apps. It includes apps for the University’s…
  • May 2

    Mobile Apps for Law site updated

    Mobile Apps for Law site updated
    The Informed Librarian Online has announced that the Mobile Apps for Law database was recently updated with the addition of a number of new entries; the entire database was also updated. The database is a comprehensive directory of mobile…
Rank this Week: 794

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • May 6

    IACHR Requests Costa Rica to Adopt Precautionary Measures to Protect Indigenous People

    IACHR Requests Costa Rica to Adopt Precautionary Measures to Protect Indigenous People
    On April 30, 2015, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) decided to request the adoption of precautionary measures in favor of the Teribe and Bribri of Salitre indigenous peoples, in Costa Rica. The request for precautionary…
  • May 4

    The European Court of Justice Rules on Obesity Discrimination

    The European Court of Justice Rules on Obesity Discrimination
    The American Society of International Law (ASIL) has prepared a briefing sheet on the recent ruling of the European Court of Justice Rules on obesity dicrimination. Click here to view it. Hat tip to Sheila Ward at the American Society...
  • May 4

    2015 International Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting

    2015 International Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting
    The International Association of Law Schools (IALS) has announced that it will hold its Ninth Annual Meeting in beautiful Segovia, Spain from 27-29 October 2015. The theme of this year's Annual Meeting is "Developing Standards for Global…
Rank this Week: 754

The Jury Room

The Jury Room

Covers juries, trial consulting, trial skills and litigation advocacy. By Keene Trial Consulting.

http://keenetrial.com/blog
  • May 6

    When to use humor in the courtroom 

    When to use humor in the courtroom 
    A few weeks ago, headlines proclaimed that Justin Bieber was going to be the target of a comedy roast. Then, after the roast, all anyone could talk about was Martha Stewart and her bawdy contribution. Some people enjoy comedy roasts. Shortly…
  • May 4

    Will a superhero pose increase your testosterone and cortisol?  

    Will a superhero pose increase your testosterone and cortisol?  
    We’ve written about power poses before and the work being done by Amy Cuddy and her colleagues on how they increase both self-confidence and hormones like testosterone and cortisol. The research has become so widely known it was even…
  • May 1

    “Exploding head syndrome”: Yes, it’s really a thing 

    “Exploding head syndrome”: Yes, it’s really a thing 
    I do not recall ever having heard of this sleep disorder before but apparently it is much more common than previously thought. At least by me, since to me it sounded like a”Jackass” stunt. This is an actual sleep disorder in which…
Rank this Week: 690

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • May 6

    Earnings Releases: The True Story Behind Twitter’s Leak

    Earnings Releases: The True Story Behind Twitter’s Leak
    In this blog, Q4’s Darrell Heaps does a great job explaining what really happened last week with Twitter’s leaked earnings release (also see this article where Selerity explains how they figured out Twitter’s leak).…
  • May 5

    Brain-Teaser: “11:59pm or 12:01am” for Contracts?

    Brain-Teaser: “11:59pm or 12:01am” for Contracts?
    In our “Q&A Forum,” this question was recently posed (#8275): “For legal purposes, when does a day end and next day begin? We are reorganizing certain subs as LLCs and our tax group is saying that if we incorrectly…
  • May 4

    Next Wave of Comp Litigation? Director Grants Subject to Entire Fairness Review

    Next Wave of Comp Litigation? Director Grants Subject to Entire Fairness Review
    Here’s this blog by Steve Quinlivan: In Valma v. Templeton et al, the Delaware Court of Chancery held that grants of restricted stock units, or RSUs, to directors of Citrix Systems, Inc. were subject to an entire fairness standard of…
Rank this Week: 660

Kluwer Copyright Blog

Kluwer Copyright Blog

Covers European copyright law. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://kluwercopyrightblog.com/
Rank this Week: 711

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 6

    Issues after a tenant abandons a property used as a cannabis farm

    Issues after a tenant abandons a property used as a cannabis farm
    Advice for a landlord whose property has been converted to a cannabis farm and then abandoned by the tenant The post Issues after a tenant abandons a property used as a cannabis farm appeared first on The Landlord Law Blog.
  • May 4

    Licensing, regulation and accreditation in the private rented sector

    Licensing, regulation and accreditation in the private rented sector
    Looking at the issue of licensing and regulation in the private rented sector - what we have now and the new rules coming in Wales The post Licensing, regulation and accreditation in the private rented sector appeared first on The Landlord…
  • May 2

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 27 April

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 27 April
    All the posts from the past week on the Landlord Law Blog with some extra reading for you over the weekened The post Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 27 April appeared first on The Landlord Law Blog.
Rank this Week: 636

El Blog de Derecho Publico de…

El Blog de Derecho Publico de Sevach

Covers public law and legislation. By Professor J.R. Chaves.

http://contencioso.es/
  • May 6

    Coletazos de las Escuelas de Derecho Administrativo

    Coletazos de las Escuelas de Derecho Administrativo
    Leyendo las Memorias europeas (Editorial Funambulista,2015) de Francisco Sosa Wagner, que comentaré otro día, me tropiezo con un fragmento delicioso para los que siempre hemos estado próximos a las fuentes del Derecho…
  • May 4

    Silencio positivo: pasitos adelante y pasitos atrá

    Silencio positivo: pasitos adelante y pasitos atrá
    Acaba de publicar el BOE el acuerdo del Pleno del Tribunal Constitucional, de admitir a trámite la primera cuestión de inconstitucionalidad en relación con el blindaje del silencio negativo mediante ley autonómica…
  • Apr 29

    El gran embrollo : Expulsión de extranjeros tras la Sentencia del Tribunal de Justicia de 2015

    El gran embrollo : Expulsión de extranjeros tras la Sentencia del Tribunal de Justicia de 2015
    Hay regulaciones gafadas. Si además afectan a cuestiones humanitarias, la cosa se agrava. Y no digamos cuando además la regulación legal deficiente ha sido completada por una jurisprudencia voluntarista con el…
Rank this Week: 795

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • May 6

    Collins v. Seko Charlotte: Workers' Compensation and Subcontractor

    Collins v. Seko Charlotte: Workers' Compensation and Subcontractor
    Collins v. Seko Charlotte, a case from the Supreme Court of South Carolina, involved a claimant who was killed while working for a delivery company. He was returning to South Carolina from a delivery in the Midwest when he was involved in a…
  • May 4

    Andrews v. Ridco, Inc.: Bad Faith Handling of Workers' Compensation Claim

    Andrews v. Ridco, Inc.: Bad Faith Handling of Workers' Compensation Claim
    Andrews v. Ridco, Inc., a case from the South Dakota Supreme Court, involved an individual who suffered an injury to his back and neck in March of 2005 while working as a gold polisher. Employer's workers' compensation insurance company paid…
  • May 2

    Liberty Mutual Ins. Co. v. Domtar Paper Co.: Third-Party Lawsuits and Workers' Compensation

    Liberty Mutual Ins. Co. v. Domtar Paper Co.: Third-Party Lawsuits and Workers' Compensation
    Liberty Mutual Ins. Co. v. Domtar Paper Co., a case from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, involved claimant who slipped and fell while working for a trucking company. Claimant was in a parking lot owned by one company and leased to another…
Rank this Week: 629

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 743

Washington State DUI and Criminal…

Washington State DUI and Criminal Traffic Blog

Covers DUI and traffic law issues. By W. james Kotlowski.

http://duiseattleblog.typepad.com/dui_seattle/
  • May 5

    Can I get a deferred sentence on a DUI?

    Can I get a deferred sentence on a DUI?
    No. Unfortunately, A Municipal or District Court cannot not defer sentence for an offense sentenced under RCW 46.61.5055 (DUI or Physical Control.) A few Judges have done so which typically results in an automatic appeal by the prosecutor. A…
  • May 4

    DUI bill would let some avoid ignition locks by promising not to drive | The Seattle Time

    DUI bill would let some avoid ignition locks by promising not to drive | The Seattle Time
    The State Legsilature is proposing a bill that gives repeat DUI defendants an option to swear they won’t drive, instead of getting an ignition-interlock device (IID) installed while awaiting trial. See story interlocks Some Courts such as…
  • May 4

    DUI Probation Violations - What is a Review or Show Cause Hearing?

    DUI Probation Violations - What is a Review or Show Cause Hearing?
    A Review/Revocation or Show Cause Hearing (courts vary in what they call hearing) is set when you do not comply with the terms of your probation. (a probation violation) For example, you were ordered to get an alcohol/drug evaluation and...
Rank this Week: 659

Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
  • May 5

    Warranty Period

    Warranty Period
    Contractors typically believe that they warrant their work for only one year unless longer periods are specifically required and set forth in the contract documents.  The American Institute of Architects Form A201 2007, Warranty in…
  • Apr 30

    Allocating Concurrent Delays by Establishing Primacy

    Allocating Concurrent Delays by Establishing Primacy
    The simple definition of a concurrent delay on a construction project is the occurrence of two or more independent delay events within the same period of time or delay period.[i]  See previous post on the same topic: Allocation of…
  • Apr 28

    Contractor Prevails on its Right to Stop Work on Government Contract

    Contractor Prevails on its Right to Stop Work on Government Contract
    In a landmark decision, the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (“CBCA” or the “Board”) issued a declaratory judgment finding the Veterans Administration (“VA”) materially breached its contract with the…
Rank this Week: 638

Law and Magic Blog

Law and Magic Blog

Discusses the intersection of law and magic, religion, pseudoscience, paranormal, and science.

http://lpcprof.typepad.com/law_and_magic_blog/
  • May 5

    Psychology and Magic

    Psychology and Magic
    Cyril Thomas, Andre Didierjean, Francois Maquestiaux, all of the University of Franche-Comte, and Pascal Gygax, of the University of Fribourg, have published Does Magic Offer a Cryptozoology Ground For Psychology? Interesting, particularly…
  • May 5

    Talk "Neuro" To Me

    Talk "Neuro" To Me
    Richard Wiseman (amusingly) on the magic of what he calls "neuro-gibberish," here, for the Guardian.
  • Apr 28

    Goya's Witchery

    Goya's Witchery
    Goya's images of witches, here, on exhibit at the Courtauld.
Rank this Week: 800

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 5

    Database of the Month for May — Oxford Dictionaries Online

    Database of the Month for May — Oxford Dictionaries Online
    Maybe you’re still working on finalizing the term papers, or getting ready for the summer or for a vacation in a foreign country, you will find Oxford Dictionaries Online a handy tool to help hone your English skills. We have ……
  • Apr 22

    Study period and exam hour

    Study period and exam hour
    According to the little birdies, the library will open early and close late during the study and exam hours. Thank you to our wonderful student staff! Our hours are: April 25- May 7,  Saturday to Thursday,  7:30 – midnight May…
  • Apr 3

    Where do you find docket information on your own?

    Where do you find docket information on your own?
    You may have already heard PACER when you look for a docket of a case. As a law student at VLS, you can also obtain docket information on your own from Bloomberg Law. Bloomberg Law is a comprehensive legal resource … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 742

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

Covers the rights of individuals injured in accidents. By the Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txinjuryblog.com/
  • May 5

    Drunk Driver Finally Sentenced Two Years After Fatal Accident

    Drunk Driver Finally Sentenced Two Years After Fatal Accident
    Pictured left: Mendoza's mug shot after her arrest  Yesterday, a drunk driver was finally sentenced two years after they caused a fatal accident. Two years ago, on November 2013, Kayla Mendoza got behind the wheel and began driving the…
  • May 4

    $119 Million Expected in Boston Scientific Corp Settlement in Transvaginal Mesh Case

    $119 Million Expected in Boston Scientific Corp Settlement in Transvaginal Mesh Case
    On Tuesday, April 28th, Boston Scientific Corp, one of the leading manufacturers of transvaginal mesh products reached its first settlement agreement to resolve thousands of civil law suits that had been brought against them. Plaintiffs had…
  • Apr 30

    Tanker Truck and Tractor Trailer Crash in Pennsylvania, Resulting in One Death

    Tanker Truck and Tractor Trailer Crash in Pennsylvania, Resulting in One Death
    Pictured above: A scene from the accident  On Monday, April 27, a tractor trailer and tanker truck collided into one another, resulting in the death of the tanker truck driver. The accident happened early that morning on South Park…
Rank this Week: 669

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/
Rank this Week: 759

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

News & Announcements from the J. Michael Goodson Law Library at Duke.

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    New Research Guide to Transactional Resource

    New Research Guide to Transactional Resource
    The Goodson Law Library website now includes a new research guide Transactional Resources: Tools for Doing a Deal. Reference librarian Laura Scott has compiled a mix of electronic and print resources for transactional practice, including…
  • Apr 28

    Google vs. The Patent Troll

    Google vs. The Patent Troll
    Yesterday, Google announced a new Patent Purchase Promotion plan on its Public Policy blog. For two weeks in May, Google will open an experimental web portal through which U.S. patent holders can submit proposals to sell their patents to the…
  • Apr 23

    The Next Attorney General

    The Next Attorney General
    Today, the Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch as the next U.S. Attorney General, by a vote of 56 to 43. This afternoon's vote followed a five-month delay since her nomination by the President, the third-longest gap between nomination and…
Rank this Week: 747

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    Do the Yankees have to pay Alex Rodriguez for hitting his 660th Home Run?

    Do the Yankees have to pay Alex Rodriguez for hitting his 660th Home Run?
    Short answer: probably not. Here's my take for Sports Illustrated on the A-Rod-Yankees dispute.
  • May 4

    Walk-off Infield Fly Rule

    Walk-off Infield Fly Rule
    Great story about a Japanese baseball game on Monday that ended with a walk-off infield fly (H/T: My FIU colleague Ediberto Roman). This is a welcome new story for my hoped-for book on the IFR.With the bases loaded and one out in the bottom…
  • May 4

    The Federalist Structure of Trademark Law Fosters Robust Public Debate

    The Federalist Structure of Trademark Law Fosters Robust Public Debate
    The following post is by Robert L. Tsai and Christine Haight Farley (both of American); it is their third guest post on the Washington Professional Football Team trademark case. It is cross-posted at the PrawfsBlawg.In recent days, following…
Rank this Week: 649

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • May 5

    Defendants move for summary judgment

    Defendants move for summary judgment
    Defendants move for summary judgment dismissing the plaintiff's action. Upon a review of the moving papers and opposition submitted thereto the motions are granted. The plaintiff, in an unrelated accident, suffered a traumatic brain injury…
  • May 3

    CPLR §5501

    CPLR §5501
    A Bronx Trip and Fall Lawyer said that, third party defendant moves pursuant to CPLR §4404 and §5501, to reduce the damages awarded to the plaintiff, after a jury trial, contending that the award is excessive and materially deviates…
  • May 1

    Lawrence Hospital Center

    Lawrence Hospital Center
    A Bronx Birth Injury Lawyer said that, plaintiff, on her and her deceased daughter's behalf, sues defendants for medical malpractice and the daughter's wrongful death. The remaining defendants, defendant and Lawrence Hospital Center,…
Rank this Week: 778

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 706

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    On the way into work this morning I…

    On the way into work this morning I mentioned to A. that Mike Huckabee is running for President again. "I'm a little conflicted about this, " I said. "One the one hand, he is clearly the craziest one in the field right now. On the other, he…
  • May 5

    In 1966 William F. Buckley sent Norman…

    In 1966 William F. Buckley sent Norman Mailer an autographed copy of The Unmaking of a Mayor, the memoir of his unsuccessful run for mayor of New York City the previous year.Mailer turned to the index and looked up his own name. There he…
  • May 4

    It is probably overstating things to call…

    It is probably overstating things to call the current situation in Albany a crisis in state government: in many ways it looks like business as usual. Sheldon Silver, immediate past Speaker of the Assembly is  under indictment; so too is…
Rank this Week: 793

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    SAVE THE DAY!

    SAVE THE DAY!
    THE BIG QUIZ will happen at Lexis Nexis, Farringdon Street, - Wednesday May 20th 2015 – commencing at 6.30pmWe need your help in order to raise much needed finances for the Cogwheel Trust School in Uganda. Teams of Six - £20.00…
  • May 1

    More from the Awards & Bursaries Committee

    More from the Awards & Bursaries Committee
    The BIALL Awards & Bursaries Committee will be pleased to consider applications from BIALL Members for bursaries to assist in attending the IALL Conference in Berlin from September 20 - 24, 2015. A preliminary programme for the conference…
  • Apr 30

    Don't delay book today!

    Don't delay book today!
    Time is running out on the early bird offer for the Biall Conference.  You only have a day left to book your place at the early bird rate, which runs out on 1 May.Visit the Biall Conference webpages to book your place…
Rank this Week: 768

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • May 5

    Common Causes of Trucking Accident

    Common Causes of Trucking Accident
    Trucking accidents are extremely dangerous. With nearly a quarter of all accidents involving three or more vehicles and over half causing fatal or incapacitating injuries, it is no wonder that the government requires special licensing and…
  • Apr 29

    The Malman Law Difference

    The Malman Law Difference
    If you have suffered serious injuries in an accident or as a result of medical malpractice or nursing home negligence, you deserve to have an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf. Nevertheless, how do you know which attorney to choose…
  • Apr 23

    The Basics of Whiplash Injurie

    The Basics of Whiplash Injurie
    If you were involved in a rear-end collision and now your neck hurts, you may have the injury known as “whiplash”. Whiplash is a serious injury that is associated with sudden impacts that cause a person’s body to move…
Rank this Week: 792

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • May 5

    Writing “longer, easier to understand — and grumpier” court decision

    Writing “longer, easier to understand — and grumpier” court decision
    The New York Times notes three trends in U.S. Supreme Court opinions (length, clarity, tone) and references Brown v. Board of Education’s 4,000 words with Citizens United’s 48,000 words. The article discusses a linguistic…
  • Apr 19

    The evolving future of marriage

    The evolving future of marriage
    In case number 14-571 , the U.S. Supreme Court is considering the case of Michigan residents April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse. Arguments are scheduled for April 28th, and a decision is expected by late June. The briefs submitted to the Supreme…
  • Apr 16

    From courtroom to the capitol: Fathers rights in custody case

    From courtroom to the capitol: Fathers rights in custody case
    The Wall Street Journal covers the push for legislation in about 20 states to give fathers more child custody rights in divorce cases.
Rank this Week: 725

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

Uses topical issues to examine different crimes in Washington, D.C. Discusses individual crimes and defense strategies. Ruminates on the challenges of law practice and being a solo practitioner. By Jamison Koehler.

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • May 5

    “You Look Thinner In Real Life”

    “You Look Thinner In Real Life”
    If ever I thought a person’s vanity might diminish with age, I have proven myself wrong: I am every bit as vain today as I have ever been. The problem is that the vanity now leads mostly to humiliation. And things are only getting…
  • May 1

    Please Call Me “Sir”

    Please Call Me “Sir”
    I went into a bank this morning wearing sweat pants, and the guy greeting people at the front door called me “Buddy.” I am sure that, had I been wearing a suit, he would have called me “sir.” As a younger man, I used…
  • May 1

    After the Unrest: Our Neighborhood Drugstore. And Hardware Store.

    After the Unrest: Our Neighborhood Drugstore. And Hardware Store.
Rank this Week: 716

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

Covers fraud, international law, immigration and business formation. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • May 5

    Attorney Boyer Attended FL Chamber’s International Day

    Attorney Boyer Attended FL Chamber’s International Day
    The above video was posted on YouTube by the Florida Chamber of Commerce, who recently hosted the 2015 International Days, which Attorney Boyer attended and assisted at. Attorney Boyer is a Board Certified Expert in International Law. As a…
  • Apr 30

    Immigration Assessment Appointment

    Immigration Assessment Appointment
    Boyer Law Firm, P.L. offers an immigration assessment appointment in order to aid foreign individuals who would like to move to Florida or the United States. Do you want to move to the United States, but you are not sure what visa you qualify…
  • Apr 28

    A Florida Trust May Protect Your Heirs from a Large Estate Tax

    A Florida Trust May Protect Your Heirs from a Large Estate Tax
    A Florida trust is an estate planning document that has many benefits, including tax benefits. A Florida trust can own many different types of property, such as a business, a house, a commercial property, bank accounts, brokerage accounts,…
Rank this Week: 728

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
Rank this Week: 688

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
  • May 4

    Persuading as just folks, without the airs of Hermes ties and gold cufflinks.

    Persuading as just folks, without the airs of Hermes ties and gold cufflinks.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia Criminal Defense/DWI lawyer Jon Katz. Fighting for the best outcome for DWI/DUI, drugs, marijuana, sex charges, felonies and misdemeanor.     One day during my year working for New York…
  • May 3

    A DWI victory obtained through getting the breath test result discounted.

    A DWI victory obtained through getting the breath test result discounted.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia Criminal Defense/DWI lawyer Jon Katz. Fighting for the best outcome for DWI/DUI, drugs, marijuana, sex charges, felonies and misdemeanor.     Recently, I won a Virginia driving while…
  • Apr 30

    Political asylum is critical to human rights protection.

    Political asylum is critical to human rights protection.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia Criminal Defense/DWI lawyer Jon Katz. Fighting for the best outcome for DWI/DUI, drugs, marijuana, sex charges, felonies and misdemeanors.   Political asylum is critical to human rights…
Rank this Week: 779

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • May 4

    Politics in the Courtroom: Political Ideology and Jury Decision Making

    Politics in the Courtroom: Political Ideology and Jury Decision Making
    Patrick J. Bayer Randi Hjalmarsson Shamena Anwar Politics in the Courtroom: Political Ideology and Jury Decision Making Abstract: This paper uses data from the Gothenburg District Court in Sweden and a research design that exploits the random…
  • Apr 29

    Deaf Juror

    Deaf Juror
    Below is an article about deaf jurors serving in Detroit. The article raises several interesting points that I had not previously given much thought to. First, the process of deliberations is different when one of the jurors is deaf (in...
  • Apr 29

    Trial Jurors and Variables Influencing Why They Return the Verdicts They Do - A Guide for Practicing and Future Trial Attorney

    Trial Jurors and Variables Influencing Why They Return the Verdicts They Do - A Guide for Practicing and Future Trial Attorney
    Mitch Frank Osvaldo Morera Trial Jurors and Variables Influencing Why They Return the Verdicts They Do - A Guide for Practicing and Future Trial Attorneys Abstract: This is the third of a trilogy of articles based on a 204-question survey...
Rank this Week: 735

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

Offers case summaries of Delaware court decisions in business-related litigation. By Morris James.

http://www.delawarebusinesslitigation.com/
  • May 4

    Court Of Chancery Explains Creditor’s Right To File Fiduciary Duty Claim

    Court Of Chancery Explains Creditor’s Right To File Fiduciary Duty Claim
    Quadrant Structured Products Company Ltd. v. Vertin, C.A. 6990-VCL (May 4, 2015) While it is generally known that creditors may only file derivative suits when the company is insolvent, there have been many open issues about what exactly that…
  • May 1

    Court Of Chancery Explains Limits Of Ratification Defense

    Court Of Chancery Explains Limits Of Ratification Defense
    Calma v. Templeton, C.A. 9579-CB (April 30, 2015) This decision reviews the history of the effect of stockholder ratification on director compensation. Briefly, stockholder ratification will cause the compensation to be subject to the…
  • May 1

    Court Of Chancery Applies Garner In 220 Case

    Court Of Chancery Applies Garner In 220 Case
    In re Lululemon Athletica Inc. 220 Litigation, Consol. C.A. 9039-VCP (April 30, 2015) This is an important Section 220 decision for at least two reasons. First, it holds that the personal records of non-employee directors do not need to be…
Rank this Week: 623

Patent Baristas

Patent Baristas

Offers bio/pharma patent news. By Stephen Jenei.

http://www.patentbaristas.com
  • May 4

    Google’s Patent Purchase Promotion. Is It Worth It?

    Google’s Patent Purchase Promotion. Is It Worth It?
    Google announced an experiment it says will “remove friction from the patent market and improve the landscape.” The experiment, called the Patent Purchase Promotion, will run from May 8 through May 22, 2015. In it, the…
  • May 1

    Friday Round-Up: Azerbaijan Gets a Patent for National Breakfast

    Friday Round-Up: Azerbaijan Gets a Patent for National Breakfast
    According to Abulfas Garayev, Minister of Culture and Tourism, the Ministry has received a patent for the Azerbaijan breakfast brand. According to the Minister: “The new brand will be introduced in several hotels for the first time…
  • Apr 28

    Video Response to John Oliver’s Rant Against Patent Troll

    Video Response to John Oliver’s Rant Against Patent Troll
    Last week, John Oliver on his HBO show Last Week Tonight. During Sunday’s episode, Oliver went after so-called “patent trolls,” companies whose sole mission is to purchase patents covering broad ideas who…
Rank this Week: 671

Shades of Gray

Shades of Gray

Analyzes current developments in copyright law, including case law, legislation, pleadings, discovery, motion practice, pretrial and trial procedure, and Copyright Office practice. By Naomi Jane Gray.

http://www.shadesofgraylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 763

Workplace Privacy, Data Management…

Workplace Privacy, Data Management & Security Report

Covers data security, HIPAA, identity theft and workplace privacy. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.workplaceprivacyreport.com
  • May 4

    Supreme Court to Examine Standing Under FCRA

    Supreme Court to Examine Standing Under FCRA
    The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided to hear a case brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) to determine whether individual consumers have standing to sue a consumer reporting agency for statutory violations of the…
  • Apr 21

    Montana to Join Growing List of States Limiting Access to Social Media?

    Montana to Join Growing List of States Limiting Access to Social Media?
    Earlier this month, legislators in Montana gave final approval to H.B. 342 which would limit an employer’s ability to access the personal social media accounts of applicants and employees.  The bill now goes to Governor Steve…
  • Apr 20

    EEOC Wellness Program Regulations Offer Best Practices for Medical Record Confidentiality

    EEOC Wellness Program Regulations Offer Best Practices for Medical Record Confidentiality
    As reported on our Benefits Law Advisor, the EEOC has issued proposed wellness program regulations. Much of the attention to those proposed rules understandably will be how they would affect the incentives employers have implemented…
Rank this Week: 772

Director's Forum: David Kappos'…

Director's Forum: David Kappos' Public Blog

From the US Patent and Trademark Office.

http://www.uspto.gov/blog/director/
  • May 4

    Successful Transition to the Cooperative Patent Classification System

    Successful Transition to the Cooperative Patent Classification System
    Blog by USPTO Commissioner for Patents Peggy Focarino On January 1, 2015, the USPTO successfully transitioned to the Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) system from the United States Patent Classification (USPC) system. The CPC is a…
  • Apr 10

    First Patent Quality Summit – a Productive Discussion with the Public

    First Patent Quality Summit – a Productive Discussion with the Public
    Blog by Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO Michelle K. Lee At the end of March, the USPTO engaged in a productive exchange of ideas with the public on patent quality. We held an unprecedented…
  • Apr 9

    Implementing Executive Actions to Further Improve our Patent System

    Implementing Executive Actions to Further Improve our Patent System
    Blog by Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO Michelle K. Lee We’ve been working on a number of exciting initiatives at the USPTO that will benefit most of you. These programs all support…
Rank this Week: 717

The Amateur Law Professor

The Amateur Law Professor

Covers Washington Supreme Court and Washington Court of Appeals decisions, as well as local and national legal news. By Justin Walsh.

http://theamateurlawprofessor.com
  • May 4

    Issaquah Legal Services’ Attorney Justin P. Walsh Selected as Rising Star for the Fourth Year in a Row

    Issaquah Legal Services’ Attorney Justin P. Walsh Selected as Rising Star for the Fourth Year in a Row
    Justin P. Walsh, principal attorney of Issaquah Legal Services, PLLC, has been selected as a Rising Star by Washington Super Lawyers. No more than two and a half percent of Washington Attorneys are selected for this honor. This 2015 selection…
  • Apr 16

    WA Supreme Court: No Second Injury Fund Relief for Post-Pension Treatment

    WA Supreme Court: No Second Injury Fund Relief for Post-Pension Treatment
    Boeing v. DLI Here, the worker was exposed to some chemicals through the course of her career. She had a leg injury previously, but the combination of the leg injury and asthma from the exposure made her permanently disabled and she was…
  • Apr 15

    Avoiding Contractor Payment Pitfall

    Avoiding Contractor Payment Pitfall
    (Credit: Nina Matthews, Creative Commons Attribution 2.0) The other day, I was meeting with a client regarding a substantial sum that he had not been paid by one of his clients. Now, ordinarily, this would be an easy process for a contractor.…
Rank this Week: 782

Brain Injury News and Information…

Brain Injury News and Information Blog

Covers brain injury, head injury, concussion, coma, traumatic epilepsy and other brain trauma.

http://braininjury.blogs.com/braininjury/
  • May 4

    Congratulations to New York Personal Injury Lawyer, Shana De Caro

    Congratulations to New York Personal Injury Lawyer, Shana De Caro
    Congratulations to my partner, Shana De Caro who was selected as a Top Women Attorney in Metro New York as published in New York Times, March 2015 Shana is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Brain Injury Association of America and…
  • Apr 28

    Team Physician: Legal Liability for Concussions and Brain Injury

    Team Physician: Legal Liability for Concussions and Brain Injury
    I am honored to be able to address The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) 83rd Annual Scientific Meeting on Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Washington, D.C. I will address this prestigious group of neurosurgeons on their role and…
  • Apr 23

    Approval of NFL Class Action Settlement by Federal Court-A Bad Deal for Player

    Approval of NFL Class Action Settlement by Federal Court-A Bad Deal for Player
    You can put lipstick on a pig it's still a pig; you can wrap an old fish in a piece of paper called change it's still going to stink after eight years. That is the unfortunate truth concerning the approval of the NFL class action brain injury…
Rank this Week: 748

Raising the Bar: An Internet…

Raising the Bar: An Internet Marketing Blog for Lawyers

Covers internet marketing and law firm web designs.

http://www.paperstreet.com/blog
  • May 4

    Mithras Investments Launches New Essentials Website

    Mithras Investments Launches New Essentials Website
    Mithras Investments, a global leader in high level consulting, launched a new essentials PaperStreet website in April 2015. Based in Miami, but representing clients worldwide, Mithras Investments LLC practices in the following areas:…
  • May 4

    PaperStreet Wins Three Communicator Awards, Praised for Legal Web Design Excellence

    PaperStreet Wins Three Communicator Awards, Praised for Legal Web Design Excellence
    PaperStreet is pleased to announce that we have been awarded three Communicator awards for website design in the Law and Legal Services category. The Communicator Awards recognize excellence in marketing and communications, including design,…
  • Apr 29

    PaperStreet Now Accepting Online Payment

    PaperStreet Now Accepting Online Payment
    We recently added an online system for our clients to pay their invoices. It’s a very easy process but just in case there is some confusion, here’s a quick tutorial for our users. Categories: PaperStreet The post PaperStreet Now…
Rank this Week: 730

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • May 4

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/4/2015

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/4/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC35726 - Leftridge v. Wiggins ("The self-represented plaintiff...filed an appeal and seven amended appeals from orders and decisions of family support magistrates and judges of the Superior…
  • May 4

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/4/2015

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/4/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Contract Law Opinions Body: AC35503 - Coppola Construction Co. v. Hoffman Enterprises Ltd. Partnership ("This appeal and cross appeal arise out of a dispute over payment for construction work that the…
  • May 4

    Tort Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/4/2015

    Tort Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/4/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Tort Law Opinions Body: AC35335 - Welsh v. Martinez (Tortious invasion of privacy; intentional infliction of emotional distress; "The defendant, William V. Martinez, Jr., appeals from the judgment of the trial…
Rank this Week: 776

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog.

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
Rank this Week: 789

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • May 4

    So You've Decided to Elect a Minority Government

    So You've Decided to Elect a Minority Government
    A version of this post appeared in The Globe and Mail on Monday, May 4, 2015. As voters across the province prepared to cast their ballots, they had to wonder: would this spring election end a Conservative political dynasty of...
  • Apr 25

    The Impact of Art

    The Impact of Art
    As my students will tell you, I am on a continuous quest to combine pro-sports and law. My students might be surprised to learn that I have personal interests beyond professional sports! One of those is contemporary art. So, I...
  • Apr 23

    Sound Recording Copyright Extension to 70 Years is a MONEY GRAB!

    Sound Recording Copyright Extension to 70 Years is a MONEY GRAB!
    New reports are suggesting that the Government of Canada plans to extend the term of copyright monopoly from 50 years to 70 years for sound recordings. I will give you 4 reasons why this does not further any legitimate public...
Rank this Week: 767

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/
  • May 4

    Assigning/Assuming the Benefits and Burdens of Rental Property

    Assigning/Assuming the Benefits and Burdens of Rental Property
    The purchase and sale of real property that is leased by one or more tenants presents a number of issues worth thinking about and planning for, before you “sign on the dotted line”. Usually, rental property is worth a premium…
  • Apr 27

    Featured Resource: ODNR--An Overview

    Featured Resource: ODNR--An Overview
    As an attorney, I've come to appreciate over the years how our state government in Ohio is quite helpful when it comes to putting resources on the Internet. You just need to know where to look for it. Since this blog is about Ohio real estate…
  • Apr 20

    Real Estate 101-Purchase and Sale Agreement

    Real Estate 101-Purchase and Sale Agreement
                General Notes: The purchase/sale agreement is probably the most misunderstood, but most important document utilized in a real estate transaction. Some of the unwary mistakenly…
Rank this Week: 760