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ComparativeLawBlog

ComparativeLawBlog

Covers comparative law and judicial decision making. By Jacco Bomhoff.

http://comparativelawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 5

    ComparativeLawBlog Dormant

    ComparativeLawBlog Dormant
    This Blog is on hold, and will be so for the foreseeable future. The archive, for what its worth, will remain online, at least for now.Sean Donlan and colleagues will continue posting on comparative law matters at…
  • Feb 28

    NOTICE: International & Comparative Law Quarterly

    NOTICE: International & Comparative Law Quarterly
    International & Comparative Law Quarterly (ICLQ), marks 60 years of publication in 2012. To mark the occasion the editorial board has taken the opportunity to reflect on the contribution the ICLQ has made in the key areas of legal…
  • Feb 12

    NOTICE: HERINGA & AKKERMANS ON EDUCATING EUROPEAN LAWYERS

    NOTICE: HERINGA & AKKERMANS ON EDUCATING EUROPEAN LAWYERS
    Intersentia has recently published Aalt Willem Heringa and Bram Akkermans (eds), Educating European Lawyers (2011). The description reads:
Rank this Week: 590

European Union Law

European Union Law

Covers legal issues in the European Union. By Vihar Georgiev.

http://eulaw.wordpress.com
  • Jan 28

    The EU Fiscal Stability Treaty: Summary and Analysi

    The EU Fiscal Stability Treaty: Summary and Analysi
     UPDATE: the approved text of the Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the Economic and Monetary Union is available here. 
  • Jan 28

    The EU Fiscal Stability Treaty: Summary and Analysi

    The EU Fiscal Stability Treaty: Summary and Analysi
     UPDATE: the approved text of the Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the Economic and Monetary Union is available here.  The Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the Economic and Monetary Union is…
  • Dec 24

    Happy Holidays!

    Happy Holidays!
    Dear friends, I wish you happy holidays and a prosperous New Year!
Rank this Week: 602

Future of the Federal Estate Tax

Future of the Federal Estate Tax

Covers estate tax reform. By Hani Sarji.

http://mhs.typepad.com/threepointfive-45/
  • Jul 4

    [EOC]Let Freedom Ring With Gift Of Firearm

    [EOC]Let Freedom Ring With Gift Of Firearm
    My previous post highlights how Americans are generous, despite a challenging economy. An earlier post mentioned that donating firearms could help the donor, the donor’s family, the charitable organization, and all Americans who get a…
  • Jul 4

    [EOC]Americans Are Generous, Despite Economy

    [EOC]Americans Are Generous, Despite Economy
    A recent report highlights the generosity of Americans. Giving USA 2011: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2010 finds that Americans contributed about 2 percent of disposable income in 2010. The executive summary of the report…
  • Jul 4

    [EOC]The Most Important Historical Gun In History Of United State

    [EOC]The Most Important Historical Gun In History Of United State
    I have been researching estate planning for firearms, and I came across a video that is worth sharing today, a day on which we celebrate the United States and reflect on its history. The video is about the Girandoni air rifle, which is on…
Rank this Week: 674

The Federal FMLA Blog

The Federal FMLA Blog

Covers Family and Medical Leave Act developments affecting the federal sector. By Carl Bosland.

http://federalfmla.typepad.com/federal_fmla_blog/
Rank this Week: 625

Child Custody Blog

Child Custody Blog

Covers child custody, divorce, and family law matters.

http://www.childcustodycoach.com/blog
  • Nov 27

    Disability and Child Custody - Are Disabled Parent’s Handicapped in Family Court?

    Disability and Child Custody - Are Disabled Parent’s Handicapped in Family Court?
    Parent’s with a disability have been rightfully concerned about whether their disability can effect child custody and visitation. Many states still remain silent on this issue or do not have adequate laws to protect disabled parents in…
  • Nov 26

    What Age Can a Child Decide Which Parent to Live With?

    What Age Can a Child Decide Which Parent to Live With?
    “At what age can a child decide which parent to live with?” This is one of the most frequently asked questions among parents involved in a child custody and visitation situation. It would seem that the answer would be a simple one…
  • Jul 31

    The Coaching Commons Article on The Custody Coach™ by Mark Joyella

    The Coaching Commons Article on The Custody Coach™ by Mark Joyella
    The Custody Coach™: Can a Coach Be an Advocate, Educator and…a Coach? by Mark Joyella You’ve heard of the “coach approach.” But what, exactly, is the Child Custody Coach™ approach? Steven Carlson says he identified the child…
Rank this Week: 566

The Jefferson Court Blog

The Jefferson Court Blog

Covers the Texas Supreme Court. By Wolfgang P. Hirczy de Miño.

http://texas-opinions.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 628

Grace Case

Grace Case

Covers the U.S. v. W.R. Grace criminal prosecution. By the University of Montana School of Law and the School of Journalism.

http://archive.umt.edu/gracecase/
  • May 28

    Week 2 Wrap-Up

    Week 2 Wrap-Up
    This week, both the U.S. Government and Defense counsel for W.R. Grace and individual defendents layed out their case in opening statements. EPA On-Site Coordinator Paul Peronard was introduced, examined and cross-exaimined after Molloy…
  • May 19

    UM students from Libby split on verdict

    UM students from Libby split on verdict
    MISSOULA (May 18, 2009) –  Not guilty. To Danielle Bundrock, a University of Montana senior, the verdicts sounded a lot like, “No justice.”
  • May 19

    Verdict is justice deferred for many Libby resident

    Verdict is justice deferred for many Libby resident
    LIBBY (May 10, 2009) — The environmental criminal inquiry into the most sprawling industrial disaster in U.S. history ended in the failed prosecution of a company charged with poisoning a small Montana town. Some residents of the town say…
Rank this Week: 595

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

Covers wrongful convictions. By the Innocence Institute of Point Park University.

http://wrongfulconvictions.blogspot.com/
  • May 30

    The Sleuth

    The Sleuth
    This profile on U.S. Patriot News reporter Pete Shellem, which quotes Innocence Institute director Bill Moushey, ran in the American Journalism Review April/ May of 2007.From AJR, April/May 2007The SleuthJune/July Preview » Pete Shellem of…
  • Apr 20

    New York police commisioner orders forensic shakeup

    New York police commisioner orders forensic shakeup
    This article appeared in the New York Times on April 20, 2007:After Falsified Test Results, Kelly Orders Forensic ShakeupBy Thomas J. Lueck
  • Apr 18

    Men's innocence puts Dallas county on trial

    Men's innocence puts Dallas county on trial
    This article appeared in the Los Angeles Times on April 9, 2007:Texas men's innocence puts a county on trialDNA is expected to clear a convicted rapist, as it has 3 of his friends.By Miguel BustilloTimes Staff WriterDALLAS — Many men claim…
Rank this Week: 643

Maryland Courts Watcher

Maryland Courts Watcher

Features the synopses of opinions from Maryland courts, including the Court of Appeals and the Court of Special Appeals.

http://marylandcourts.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 573

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    Regional Focus: Australia

    Regional Focus: Australia
    Events:Book Launch: Offshore: Behind the Wire on Manus and Nauru, Sydney, 9 May 2016 [info]National Conference on Migration, Media and Integration, Melbourne, 31 May-1 June 2016 [info]- Theme of the conference is "Media Representations of…
  • Apr 28

    Regional Focus: America

    Regional Focus: America
    Events & opportunities:Conference: Shifting Landscapes of Asylum in North America, Cambridge, MA, 2-3 May 2016 [info]Consultancy: Consultoría para la elaboración de material audiovisual, Erradicación de la apatridia…
  • Apr 27

    Thematic Focus: Climate Change

    Thematic Focus: Climate Change
    Are We Prepared for Climate Change Refugees? (ResearchGate Blog, April 2016) [text via RSC]Bigger Slums or Better Homes? Solving the Global Climate Displacement Crisis Begins with Land, Geneva, 26 April 2016 [info]- See also the…
Rank this Week: 755

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Apr 29

    Questions to Ask When Deposing an Expert

    Questions to Ask When Deposing an Expert
    The task of deposing the opposition’s expert is simplified immeasurably by keeping in mind the deposition’s fundamental purpose: to discover all of the expert’s opinions and all of the bases for those opinions. Your goal…
  • Apr 27

    Need Change? Take Inventory of Your Legal Career

    Need Change? Take Inventory of Your Legal Career
    The following is a guest blog post by Laura Boysen-Aragon. Ms. Boysen-Aragon is a legal recruiter at Solutus Legal Search, LLC, where she helps lawyers find their next dream job and helps companies and law firms find their next legal ace. She…
  • Apr 25

    Bound to Arbitrate Nursing Home Litigation?

    Bound to Arbitrate Nursing Home Litigation?
    When is a personal representative bound to arbitrate claims against a nursing home? The answer depends on the nature of the claim, as illustrated in a recent case. Here’s what happened in Monschke v Timber Ridge Assisted Living, Inc.…
Rank this Week: 899

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Apr 29

    Questions to Ask When Deposing an Expert

    Questions to Ask When Deposing an Expert
    The task of deposing the opposition’s expert is simplified immeasurably by keeping in mind the deposition’s fundamental purpose: to discover all of the expert’s opinions and all of the bases for those opinions. Your goal…
  • Apr 27

    Need Change? Take Inventory of Your Legal Career

    Need Change? Take Inventory of Your Legal Career
    The following is a guest blog post by Laura Boysen-Aragon. Ms. Boysen-Aragon is a legal recruiter at Solutus Legal Search, LLC, where she helps lawyers find their next dream job and helps companies and law firms find their next legal ace. She…
  • Apr 25

    Bound to Arbitrate Nursing Home Litigation?

    Bound to Arbitrate Nursing Home Litigation?
    When is a personal representative bound to arbitrate claims against a nursing home? The answer depends on the nature of the claim, as illustrated in a recent case. Here’s what happened in Monschke v Timber Ridge Assisted Living, Inc.…
Rank this Week: 707

Wait A Second!

Wait A Second!

Covers civil rights opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. By Bergstein & Ullrich, LLP.

http://secondcircuitcivilrights.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    The best hearsay evidence of all-time surfaces in the Led Zeppelin plagiarism lawsuit

    The best hearsay evidence of all-time surfaces in the Led Zeppelin plagiarism lawsuit
    Hearsay is a legal concept that non-lawyers use all the time without understanding its meaning. Hearsay is another way to describe gossip, or second-hand information. That does define hearsay, but people may not realize that even explosive…
  • Apr 28

    Bergstein & Ullrich prevail in pregnancy discrimination appeal in 2d Circuit

    Bergstein & Ullrich prevail in pregnancy discrimination appeal in 2d Circuit
    Circuit Reinstates Pregnancy Bias Suit Against Ulster Jail Mark Hamblett, New York Law Journal April 28, 2016  A new trial has been ordered for a corrections officer who alleged she suffered discrimination because…
  • Apr 26

    Preserve that testimony!

    Preserve that testimony!
    Reading a torts decision from Judge Calabresi is like watching George Brett taking batting practice. Judge Calabresi is a scholar of American torts law, and he does not write up a torts ruling with the sort of brief and conclusory holdings…
Rank this Week: 856

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Florida divorce, child custody, and child support. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Child Support in Florida

    Child Support in Florida
    Child support is a major issue in family law. Child support is part of divorce cases and paternity cases. Even dependency cases can have child support issues involved. As a Jacksonville child support lawyer, I have handled many cases…
  • Mar 3

    Prenuptial Agreements, Wills in Marriage

    Prenuptial Agreements, Wills in Marriage
    Planning for the future in any given situation will produce a better outcome than not having a plan.  Marriage and divorce are no exception.  Having a plan is important for people of all ages, but people who marry later in life…
  • Jan 18

    Technology As Weapons in Divorce

    Technology As Weapons in Divorce
    Technology plays a major role in divorce cases.  Technology, particularly social media apps like Facebook, Tinder, and even text messages, are coming up as issues.  Sometimes, the use of technology is the cause of the divorce, while…
Rank this Week: 777

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    L.A. hospital under fire for ‘dumping’ poor patient after emergency treatment

    L.A. hospital under fire for ‘dumping’ poor patient after emergency treatment
    Is this any way to treat the most needy? Los Angeles prosecutors have announced a $450,000 settlement with yet another of the city’s hospitals accused of “patient dumping,” the practice of hustling individuals,…
  • Apr 28

    Juice cleanses? Be wary of health hype

    Juice cleanses? Be wary of health hype
    Hype and health misinformation is a metastasizing aspect of our age, in which technology both increases the public’s access to varying points of view─and, to put it kindly, the great gullibility of all too many. Which is why…
  • Apr 27

    Tougher oversight needed on harms of medical device

    Tougher oversight needed on harms of medical device
    Problems with medical devices contribute to 3,000 Americans’ deaths annually, research shows, and fixing any one of the problem devices can cost hundreds of millions. So why aren’t government officials doing more and better in…
Rank this Week: 697

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    A smile for the weekend

    A smile for the weekend
    A smile for the weekend.
  • Apr 27

    Prince's Heirs: Star's sister says Prince died without a will

    Prince's Heirs: Star's sister says Prince died without a will
    Pop star Prince passed away recently at the age of 57 years old. Now his sister has filed papers saying that Prince didn't have a will, but left a fortune of 300 million dollars. Apparently he did not leave a spouse or children. This is…
  • Apr 26

    What do we do with our art collection?

    What do we do with our art collection?
    I've recently come across a good article by Malcolm Burrows, who specializes in philanthropy and helping people set up plans for donations both in their lifetimes and after death. Malcolm (with whom I have had the very great pleasure to work…
Rank this Week: 811

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

Thoughts and impressions regarding the workers' compensation industry throughout the United States including all state systems. By David J. DePaolo.

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    It's That Simple

    It's That Simple
    Just yesterday I posted about Texas attorney fees and the debate in that state about adequacy.And I previously I opined that 2016 was the year of Comp versus Constitution.The Florida Supreme Court yesterday blended the two, finding that…
  • Apr 28

    Can O' Worm

    Can O' Worm
    As much as many like to denigrate the legal profession, attorneys are an important component to our society, in particular regarding the complex world of workers' compensation.Sometimes lawyers are called upon to protect the legal interests…
  • Apr 27

    Figure It Out

    Figure It Out
    If you're an engineer, like my son, then you see everything as black and white, one or zero, on or off.There's not much room in an engineer's mind for imprecision, which is why the vagaries of the law can be frustrating.Which is why a recent…
Rank this Week: 844

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Apr 29

    Non-GAAP Disclosures: The Gloves Are Off

    Non-GAAP Disclosures: The Gloves Are Off
    Companies have been making non-GAAP disclosures for quite some time now. Perhaps spurred by recent remarks from SEC Chair White, SEC Commissioner Stein (remarks during PCAOB budget meeting) and SEC Chief Accountant Schnurr, it appears that…
  • Apr 28

    Survey Results: Auditing Standard #18: D&O Questionnaire

    Survey Results: Auditing Standard #18: D&O Questionnaire
    Here’s the survey results from this survey about how Auditing Standard #18 is impacting D&O questionnaires: 1. Did you update your D&O questionnaire in response to the PCAOB’s new Audit Standard #18 regarding related-party…
  • Apr 27

    5 Reasons Why I Love the Proxy Season

    5 Reasons Why I Love the Proxy Season
    From Susan Reilly: As a follow-up to last week’s blog about hating the proxy season, here are the top 5 reasons why I love the proxy season (I must admit, it was a lot harder to put together this list!): 1. The camaraderie with…
Rank this Week: 712

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Hollander Law Firm.

http://www.south-florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Mendoza v. WIS Int’l, Inc. – Seat Belt Defense in Car Accident Lawsuit

    Mendoza v. WIS Int’l, Inc. – Seat Belt Defense in Car Accident Lawsuit
    The Arkansas Supreme Court, in a divided opinion, ruled that a provision of law that prohibits the so-called “seat belt defense” in car accident lawsuits is unconstitutional. In Mendoza v. WIS Int’l, Inc., justices were…
  • Apr 25

    Pitt-Hart v. Sanford USD Med. Ctr. – Medical Malpractice or General Negligence?

    Pitt-Hart v. Sanford USD Med. Ctr. – Medical Malpractice or General Negligence?
    Whether an injury lawsuit sounds in medical malpractice as opposed to general negligence – or visa versa – is a critical consideration. Medical malpractice lawsuits must satisfy certain special requirements that include: Shortened…
  • Apr 24

    Kendrick v. City of Midfield – Car Accident Injury by Police Cruiser

    Kendrick v. City of Midfield – Car Accident Injury by Police Cruiser
    Police officers are trusted to be the fastest responders in the event of an emergency. Getting their fast sometimes means pushing or exceeding the speed limits in their cruisers.  But even for those who are highly-trained drivers, speed…
Rank this Week: 901

South Carolina Child Injury Lawyer…

South Carolina Child Injury Lawyer Blog

By Howell and Christmas, LLC.

http://www.howellandchristmas.com/blog
  • Apr 29

    A Look at Silicosi

    A Look at Silicosi
    Silicosis is a preventable but potentially fatal lung disease. It is caused by inhaling silica (crystalline silicon dioxide) particles. Because quartz, a crystalline silica, is so abundant in the earth’s crust, workers in a wide range…
  • Apr 27

    Keeping Older Drivers Safe at Work

    Keeping Older Drivers Safe at Work
    Work-related deaths occur daily across the United States and one of the leading causes of these deaths is motor vehicle crashes. Home health care professionals, sales representatives and truck drivers all operate a vehicle as part of their…
  • Apr 25

    Refrigerators: The Hidden Dangers in the Office

    Refrigerators: The Hidden Dangers in the Office
    When you think of workplace dangers, what do you think of? If you are like many people, you immediately picture large, clanging machines. Maybe your mind even wanders to slippery floors and other similar hazards. Chances are high that the…
Rank this Week: 792

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #250

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #250
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: [Ben Reeve Lewis learns of landlords being given curfews…) Regular readers will know that despite spending 25 years prosecuting landlords under the Protection from Eviction Act, I have become more…
  • Apr 28

    Grounds for Eviction: Ground 13 – Waste or Neglect

    Grounds for Eviction: Ground 13 – Waste or Neglect
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: This is the wording of the ground “The condition of the dwelling-house or any of the common parts has deteriorated owing to acts of waste by, or the neglect or default of, the tenant or any other…
  • Apr 26

    Is there anything this evicted tenant can do about her £7,400 costs bill?

    Is there anything this evicted tenant can do about her £7,400 costs bill?
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: Here is a question to the blog clinic from Helen who is an evicted tenant My family and I were recently evicted from our home of 21 years by our landlord who wanted to refurbish and increase the rent by 60…
Rank this Week: 831

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 883

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/
Rank this Week: 780

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Automatic License Suspension for Drug Convictions Repealed

    Automatic License Suspension for Drug Convictions Repealed
    Automatic License Suspension for Drug Convictions One of the unintended consequences of being convicted on criminal drug charges in Massachusetts was that your driver’s license would automatically be suspended. However, thanks to a new…
  • Apr 21

    Victims of Annie Dookhan Debacle Unlikely to Get Compensation From State

    Victims of Annie Dookhan Debacle Unlikely to Get Compensation From State
    Victims of Annie DookhanCountless criminal defendants who received drug convictions based on evidence handled by the state drug labs have been closely watching the developments in the Annie Dookhan case. Annie Dookhan was a former crime lab…
  • Apr 12

    New Bill Could Increase the Amount for Felony Theft

    New Bill Could Increase the Amount for Felony Theft
    Felony Theft Massachusetts is one of the few states that imposes serious criminal charges when a person steals an item worth more than $250. Stealing an item valued at more than $250 is a felony theft under Massachusetts law. The consequence…
Rank this Week: 740

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • Apr 28

    Industry trade groups’ renewed challenge to HUD disparate impact rule could yield helpful precedent for ECOA case

    Industry trade groups’ renewed challenge to HUD disparate impact rule could yield helpful precedent for ECOA case
    Barbara S. Mishkin The D.C. district court recently granted two industry trade associations whose members sell homeowners insurance leave to file an amended complaint in their lawsuit challenging the Fair Housing Act (FHA) disparate impact…
  • Apr 28

    CFPB seeking comment on new repayment plan disclosures for federal student loan borrower

    CFPB seeking comment on new repayment plan disclosures for federal student loan borrower
    John L. Culhane, Jr. The CFPB has issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking comment on a set of prototype disclosures to assist federal student loan borrowers in selecting between alternative repayment plans.  Comments are due…
  • Apr 28

    CFPB To Reopen TRID Rulemaking

    CFPB To Reopen TRID Rulemaking
    Matthew Smith In a letter dated April 28, 2016, addressed to Industry Trades and their Members and signed by Director Cordray, the CFPB announced its intention to reopen the rulemaking for the TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule. The…
Rank this Week: 864

Social Media & Games Law Blog

Social Media & Games Law Blog

Covers virtual worlds and social media issues. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.socialgameslaw.com/
  • Apr 28

    News of Note for the Internet-Minded – 4/28/16

    News of Note for the Internet-Minded – 4/28/16
    Several companies cast an eye toward the Internet of Things, Twitter’s AI gets pretty good at live video, some industry giants get behind the driverless car, and more … Samsung launches a place in the cloud just for Internet of…
  • Apr 25

    Do Kanye’s Words Speak Louder than Tidal’s TOS?

    Do Kanye’s Words Speak Louder than Tidal’s TOS?
    A Chicago law firm has challenged Jay-Z and Kanye West, filing a class action complaint for violations of the California Business & Professions Code, fraudulent inducement and unjust enrichment in the Northern District of California. The…
  • Apr 22

    From Ashley Madison to the Panama Papers: Is Hacked Data Fair Game?

    From Ashley Madison to the Panama Papers: Is Hacked Data Fair Game?
    We’ve previously written about the distinctions between hacking credit and other financial data in comparison to hacking private information. (See Ashley Madison and Coming to “Terms” with Data Protection.) The issue of how…
Rank this Week: 711

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/
  • Apr 28

    Clinical Director sought for new UCLA Food Law and Policy Clinic

    Clinical Director sought for new UCLA Food Law and Policy Clinic
    From Michael T. Roberts: I am happy to report that thanks to funding we have recently received, the UCLA Resnick Program is launching a Food Law and Policy Clinic during the 2016-17 academic year. The clinic's programmatic mission will be...
  • Apr 28

    140,448 people "like" my new book on Facebook: Really?!

    140,448 people "like" my new book on Facebook: Really?!
    As I blogged about last week, Robin Craig and I have a new book of essays from 12 authors responding to the IPCC and considering the role of law in climate policy generally. It's a great book of essays (selling...
  • Apr 27

    Pruitt & Sobszynski on What Environmental Litigation Conceals and Reveals about Rurality

    Pruitt & Sobszynski on What Environmental Litigation Conceals and Reveals about Rurality
    Interesting new article by Lisa R. Pruitt (UC Davis) and Linda Sobszynski (Independent) that relates to rural land use issues. The paper is, "Protecting People, Protecting Places: What Environmental Litigation Conceals and Reveals About…
Rank this Week: 778

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 717

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

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

    Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation - Part II - Lead Lawyers as Settlement Gatekeeper

    Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation - Part II - Lead Lawyers as Settlement Gatekeeper
    In my first post on Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation, I noted that lead lawyers and defendants seem to benefit in tandem from the settlements they negotiate. This second post, Part II, explains how repeat players on both plaintiff and…
  • Apr 21

    Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation

    Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation
    I've spent the better part of the past year and a half analyzing the publicly available nonclass aggregate settlements that have taken place in multidistrict litigation alongside leadership appointments, common-benefit fees, and, where…
  • Apr 21

    VW Agreement in Principle with DOJ

    VW Agreement in Principle with DOJ
    Coverage of the latest updates on VW's agreement with the Department of Justice can be found here, here, and here.
Rank this Week: 793

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Apr 28

    Looking for Legal Advice in Cleveland?

    Looking for Legal Advice in Cleveland?
     If you are looking for legal advice in the Cleveland area, there are many options available. Our guide on Where to Go lists many of them, and includes information about C|M|Law’s Legal Clinics. For civil legal needs such as family…
  • Apr 27

    Need a One-on-One Refresher for Westlaw, Lexis Academic, or Bloomberg Law for Summer?

    Need a One-on-One Refresher for Westlaw, Lexis Academic, or Bloomberg Law for Summer?
    Several students have expressed interest in one-on-one sessions with a librarian to refresh their knowledge of Westlaw, Lexis Academic, or Bloomberg Law.  We are now offering these to students.   The consultations will be…
  • Apr 26

    Law Library Research Certificate Seminars on TWEN

    Law Library Research Certificate Seminars on TWEN
    The Law Library has two Research Certificate Seminars on its TWEN page that will be available till 12AM May 11, 2016: Cost-Effective Searching on Lexis Advance & WestlawNext (12.5 points) Introduction to Fastcase (12.5 points) If you…
Rank this Week: 695

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

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

    American Society of International Law Announces Five Helton Fellow

    American Society of International Law Announces Five Helton Fellow
    The American Society of International Law (ASIL) has announced the five students and young professional winners of its 2016 Helton Fellowships for projects in international law, the twelfth class of Helton Fellows. Selected from a pool of…
  • Apr 27

    Congratulations to Professor Cindy Buy

    Congratulations to Professor Cindy Buy
    Professor Cindy Buys of Southern Illinois University School of Law, a co-editor on the International Law Prof Blog, has just been awarded the 2016 SIU Law Excellence Award for Outstanding Scholar. Congratulations, Cindy! (mew)
  • Apr 27

    Visiting Legal Writing Professor

    Visiting Legal Writing Professor
    Not an international law job, but hey, a job's a job! THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for one or more Visiting Assistant Professor of Legal Writing positions in its J.D. program, beginning in the fall of...
Rank this Week: 773

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Covers birth injuries, nursing home abuse, and wrongful death. By Goldberg & Goldberg.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 753

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 794

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/
  • Apr 28

    Nearly 1,000 Cited During Distracted Driving Crackdown

    Nearly 1,000 Cited During Distracted Driving Crackdown
    Despite warnings that extra enforcement would be on the road, nearly 1,000 Minnesotans were cited during the recent statewide distracted driving crackdown, which ran from April 11-17. Like always, there were more than a few interesting…
  • Apr 27

    Is “I Smell Marijuana” Probable Cause To Search Your Car?

    Is “I Smell Marijuana” Probable Cause To Search Your Car?
    A reader recently posed the following question to us in the comments section in one of our blogs: “If an officer states that your car ‘smells like marijuana,” does that give him probable cause to search your vehicle for…
  • Apr 26

    Snapchat Leads to Arrest of 4 Minnesota Teen

    Snapchat Leads to Arrest of 4 Minnesota Teen
    There is a growing satirical-yet-based-in-reality opinion these days that suggests that unless you post a selfie or an Instagram of you doing something, you didn’t actually do anything. It’s laughable yet somewhat depressing that…
Rank this Week: 749

The Pop Tort

The Pop Tort

http://www.thepoptort.com/
  • Apr 28

    Happy World Day for Safety and Health at Work!

    Happy World Day for Safety and Health at Work!
    Bet you didn’t know it was a holiday today. According to the United Nations, this “annual international campaign to promote safe, healthy and decent work … is held on 28 April and has been observed by the International…
  • Apr 26

    Justice Eludes Survivors of Abuse

    Justice Eludes Survivors of Abuse
    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and I have some issues. Not about the urgent need to raise awareness about sexual assault and sexual abuse, of course. My issues have to do with how access to civil justice is blocked...
  • Apr 21

    Terror Compensation Masks a Worse Injustice

    Terror Compensation Masks a Worse Injustice
    This week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Iran’s central bank must pay nearly $2 billion to families of 241 service members killed in the Iran-sponsored 1983 Marine Corps barracks bombing in Beirut. The plaintiffs sought to collect…
Rank this Week: 796

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

San Diego Divorce Attorneys Blog

Covers divorce, spousal support and property division in California. By the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC.

http://www.sandiegodivorceattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Competency Issues in Family Law

    Competency Issues in Family Law
    The competency of a party can have profound effects in family law in California. We will explore that a little in this post. First of all, whether or not a party is competent can be relevant as to the validity of the marriage contract itself.…
  • Apr 27

    Taxes and Divorce: 3 Common Mistakes to Avoid

    Taxes and Divorce: 3 Common Mistakes to Avoid
    Taxes are already complicated enough. Unfortunately, divorce makes it more complicated. Here are three rules of thumb every divorcee should try to remember: 1. Claim community income before the date of separation: In California, all property…
  • Apr 26

    Drew Barrymore Divorcing for the Third Time, What are the Odds?

    Drew Barrymore Divorcing for the Third Time, What are the Odds?
    In the first week of April, news broke that Drew Barrymore will be seeking a divorce from her third husband, Will Kopelman, after a marriage lasting just under four years. The couple has two children together, 3-year-old Olive and almost…
Rank this Week: 719

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

Covers ERISA, insurance coverage, and insurance bad faith. By Stephen Rosenberg.

http://www.bostonerisalaw.com/
Rank this Week: 737

Rhode Island Injury Lawyer Blog

Rhode Island Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Rhode Island auto accidents, medical malpractice and personal injury law. By Joseph Lamy.

http://www.rhodeislandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    How Insurance Companies Can Dictate the Value of your Personal Injury Case

    How Insurance Companies Can Dictate the Value of your Personal Injury Case
    There is no single question that I receive more often than… “What is my case worth?”  Often, that is very tricky to answer, especially early on.  The fact is that only a verdict from a jury after trial is a final…
  • Apr 20

    Cranston Bus Accident injures several student

    Cranston Bus Accident injures several student
    A cranston school bus veered off the road yesterday in a single vehicle accident.  Approximately 13 children were on board the bus when the accident occurred and while they did not initially complain of injury, many students went to…
  • Mar 19

    Norovirus Outbreak at RI Institution, Wrights Farm

    Norovirus Outbreak at RI Institution, Wrights Farm
    An outbreak of norovirus at the RI landmark restaurant, Wrights Farm, has shocked many and injured as many as 30 people.  The RI Dept of Health has confirmed that the recent outbreak is linked to Wrights Farm in Burrillville and has…
Rank this Week: 846

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Apr 28

    Hoping That the Revolution in Medical Care Reaches Injured Worker

    Hoping That the Revolution in Medical Care Reaches Injured Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Imagine a cross between a FitBit and a TENS Unit (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) that can control, on demand, issues that hurt workers face:…
  • Apr 25

    Nationwide Decrease and Attack on Worker’s Compensation Benefit

    Nationwide Decrease and Attack on Worker’s Compensation Benefit
    Bernie Sanders and nine other federal legislators sent a letter to the Dept. of Labor scrutinizing increasing attacks on workers’ rights. Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Recent news…
  • Apr 21

    Exoskeletons and the Workplace

    Exoskeletons and the Workplace
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Due to Japan’s rapidly aging demographics, they are using exoskeletons to make older workers more productive in heavy-labor jobs. “’We…
Rank this Week: 837

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Towards A More Accurate Listing of Legal Tech Startup

    Towards A More Accurate Listing of Legal Tech Startup
    A recent post of mine drew a lot of attention for stating that the number of legal startups had nearly tripled in two years. Relying on the Angel List roster of legal startups, I observed that the number had grown from 412 two years ago…
  • Apr 27

    On Lawyer2Lawyer this Week: Transgender Rights and Bathroom Bill

    On Lawyer2Lawyer this Week: Transgender Rights and Bathroom Bill
    With its “bathroom law,” North Carolina has become ground zero for a debate that is playing out in a number of states involving the transgender community, equal rights and equal access to public accommodations. North…
  • Apr 27

    LexisNexis Unveils Visualization Map Feature for Case Law Research

    LexisNexis Unveils Visualization Map Feature for Case Law Research
    Within search results, search terms are color coded at the top of the page and the location bar appears in each search result. A new visualization tool for case law research in Lexis Advance is being announced today by…
Rank this Week: 828

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/
Rank this Week: 775

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Landlord’s Failure To Pay $3.26 Security Deposit Interest Stops Eviction, SJC Rule

    Landlord’s Failure To Pay $3.26 Security Deposit Interest Stops Eviction, SJC Rule
    Landlords Cry Foul Over Ruling In a ruling which reaffirms Massachusetts’ place as one of the most landlord-unfriendly jurisdictions in the country, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled yesterday that a landlord’s minor security…
  • Apr 5

    Housing Court Expansion Plan Gains Political Traction

    Housing Court Expansion Plan Gains Political Traction
    Gov. Baker Earmarks $1M for Expansion The Housing Court expansion plan to have statewide coverage has been gaining political momentum, but whether the plan will receive the long-term funding it needs to make it a reality remains a question…
  • Mar 31

    Rolling Condominium Super-Priority Lien Upheld By SJC

    Rolling Condominium Super-Priority Lien Upheld By SJC
    Drummer Boy Homes Association, Inc. v. Britton In a long awaited ruling pitting condominium associations against mortgage lenders backed by the Federal Housing Finance Authority, the Supreme Judicial Court has upheld the so-called…
Rank this Week: 898

Brownn Family Law

Brownn Family Law

Feature information and updates on Minnesota divorce and family law issues. By Brown Law Offices, PA.

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

    Second Marriage Divorce Statistics and What They Mean

    Second Marriage Divorce Statistics and What They Mean
    Fearful about remarrying? After going through divorce once, you may be hesitant to tie the knot again - or at least concerned enough to want to know what the science has to say about the stability of second marriages. Here is what…
  • Apr 25

    Verbal and Emotional Abuse: When Does It Cross the Line and Become Domestic Violence

    Verbal and Emotional Abuse: When Does It Cross the Line and Become Domestic Violence
    Your partner has been calling you names for a few months. You don’t like it, and you’ve asked him to stop, but he just ignores you, laughs and calls you more names. Or maybe he manipulates you and plays emotional games, teasing…
  • Apr 23

    Our Gut Level Intuition about Our Marriage Predicts Likelihood of Divorce, Says New Study

    Our Gut Level Intuition about Our Marriage Predicts Likelihood of Divorce, Says New Study
    A lot of people get cold feet before the wedding. No big deal, right? Perhaps it actually IS a big deal. A new study confirms that some people’s “spidey sense” about their relationships is eerily predictive. In other words,…
Rank this Week: 764

Impact Litigation Journal

Impact Litigation Journal

Provides commentary and analysis about legal issues relating to class actions and other representative litigation in the areas of consumer and employment law. By Initiative Legal Group APC.

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

    Kilby v. CVS: Cal. Supreme Court Clarifies Seating Requirement

    Kilby v. CVS: Cal. Supreme Court Clarifies Seating Requirement
    On April 4, 2016, the California Supreme Court answered three questions certified by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit regarding interpretation of the California wage order requirements for the provision of seating to…
  • Apr 15

    Long v. Provide Commerce: Arbitration Clause in Browsewrap Agreement Held Unenforceable

    Long v. Provide Commerce: Arbitration Clause in Browsewrap Agreement Held Unenforceable
    A California Court of Appeal affirmed an order issued by Judge Jane Johnson denying a motion to compel arbitration where the arbitration agreement was contained in an online “browsewrap” agreement. Long v. Provide Commerce, Inc.,…
  • Apr 8

    NLRB Orders Cedars-Sinai to Rescind and Revise Its Mandatory Arbitration Pact

    NLRB Orders Cedars-Sinai to Rescind and Revise Its Mandatory Arbitration Pact
    Last month, a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) judge in San Francisco ordered Los Angeles’s famed hospital, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, to stop using its mandatory arbitration agreements to prohibit employees from bringing class…
Rank this Week: 742

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California DUI news and legal developments. By William Weinberg.

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

    Consequences of a DUI Probation Violation in California

    Consequences of a DUI Probation Violation in California
    WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU VIOLATE THE CONDITIONS OF YOUR DUI PROBATION? First- and second-time DUI charges that don’t involve an accident, injury, or death almost always end in a sentence of probation, or what is more correctly termed, a…
  • Apr 21

    MORE ABOUT TESTING FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF MARIJUANA IN CALIFORNIA

    MORE ABOUT TESTING FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF MARIJUANA IN CALIFORNIA
    Following up on my two previous posts that discussed chemical testing for driving under the influence of marijuana and marijuana per se laws, I think it would be interesting to the reader if I delved a bit more deeply into these topics.…
  • Apr 15

    DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF MARIJUANA PER SE LAW IN CALIFORNIA

    DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF MARIJUANA PER SE LAW IN CALIFORNIA
    Driving under the influence of marijuana (DUIM) is certain to become the new watchword on California highways. Medical marijuana has been a presence in California for many years and the use of recreational marijuana may become legal if…
Rank this Week: 754