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The California Wage and Hour Law Blog for Employees

Covers overtime, meal breaks, rest breaks, and pay checks. By Steven G. Pearl.

http://cawageandhourlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 601

The Law Blogger

The Law Blogger

Covers Michigan legal news. From the Oakland Press.

http://oplawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 16

    When the University is a Fraud What Becomes of the Student Loans?

    When the University is a Fraud What Becomes of the Student Loans?
    Should student loans be forgiven when the university turns out to be a fraud? This is what a small group of students of the now-defunct ITT Education Services and the Corinthian Colleges have asserted.ITT shut its doors when the U.S.…
  • Dec 28

    Unauthorized Email Access in Divorce

    Unauthorized Email Access in Divorce
    What would you do if you discovered your spouse was being unfaithful and you wanted rock solid evidence to present to your divorce lawyer? Be careful not to go to far into your spouse's computer or you may run afoul of applicable wiretapping…
  • Dec 23

    The Engagement Ring: Whose Property?

    The Engagement Ring: Whose Property?
    So often, the holiday season is the season of love. Many men muster their courage to "pop the question" during the holidays.In the Western marital tradition, a man typically requests the hand of his intended in marriage with the conditional…
Rank this Week: 565

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Jan 16

    Podcast by Professor Nancy Marder

    Podcast by Professor Nancy Marder
    Juries and Lay Participation. Nancy Marder from Chicago-Kent College of Law offers a comparative perspective on the jury, surveying the different ways in which laypersons are used and controlled in different common law and civil law systems.
  • Jan 16

    Brief Historical Overview of Jurie

    Brief Historical Overview of Jurie
    A recent Wall Street Journal article provided a brief historical overview of the jury. WSJ: Juries, From the Ancient Athenians to '12 Angry Men'
  • Jan 13

    Latest edition of Jur-E-Bulletin by the National Center for State Court

    Latest edition of Jur-E-Bulletin by the National Center for State Court
    Article on Juror Questions Judge Jeannine Turgeon, Court of Common Pleas, Dauphin County (Harrisburg, PA) published an article in the January-February, 2017 edition of The Pennsylvania Lawyer titled, Permitting Jurors to Ask Questions During…
Rank this Week: 926

RESPA Lawyer Blog

RESPA Lawyer Blog

Covers the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). By Sterbcow Law Group LLC.

http://www.respalawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 917

Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

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

http://rinckerlaw.com/blog
  • Jan 16

    Illinois Family Law: Common Law Marriage

    Illinois Family Law: Common Law Marriage
    Interestingly, Illinois does not recognize common law marriage (i.e., when two people cohabitate and hold the other out as a spouse for a certain period of time); however, Illinois WILL recognize a common law marriage in other state if…
  • Dec 5

    Farm Machinery Lease

    Farm Machinery Lease
    Leasing farm equipment, rather than buying it, may be appropriate when the equipment is only needed for a short period of time or if the value of the equipment will be low after the intended use or if the farmer … The post Farm…
  • Nov 28

    Some Considerations for General Partnership Agreement

    Some Considerations for General Partnership Agreement
    Happy Post- Thanksgiving Break.  I ate a lotta turkey down in College Station, Texas over the weekend.  So I’ve been getting a lot of questions about partnership agreements lately.  A partnership arises when two or more…
Rank this Week: 743

IP Notiz

IP Notiz

Covers intellectual property law rights in Germany.

http://www.ip-notiz.de
  • Jan 16

    Neues Verfahren zur Löschung nicht benutzter Marken – Änderung des Schweizer Markenrechts ab dem 1. Januar 2017

    Neues Verfahren zur Löschung nicht benutzter Marken – Änderung des Schweizer Markenrechts ab dem 1. Januar 2017
    Ein Gastbeitrag von RA Michael Bopp, LL.M. Während bisher für die Löschung von nicht gebrauchten Marken im Schweizer Markenregister ein aufwändiges und teures Zivilverfahren nötig war, besteht seit Beginn dieses…
  • Oct 24

    IP|Event: Copycamp Polen

    IP|Event: Copycamp Polen
    Das Copycamp in Warschau findet nächste Woche vom 27.-28.10. statt. Das Programm und die Speaker finden Sie hier. Themen sind u.a.: Copyright and Art; Remuneration Models; Copyright, Education and Science; Technology, Innovation and…
  • Oct 5

    Entwurf für Urheberrechts-Richtlinie jetzt auch auf Deutsch

    Entwurf für Urheberrechts-Richtlinie jetzt auch auf Deutsch
    Der Text des Oettinger-Entwurfs wurde ja schon vor einiger Zeit geleaked, die Diskussion ist schon in vollem Gang. Der/die ein oder andere mag von den wichtigsten „Stellen“ aber bislang nur aus zweiter Hand erfahren haben, weil…
Rank this Week: 887

Translation For Lawyers

Translation For Lawyers

Covers various topics related to language translation, interpretation, and culture in the Legal Sytem. By All Language Alliance, Inc.

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

    On-Site Medical Interpreting Services Shield Healthcare Facilities from Malpractice Claim

    On-Site Medical Interpreting Services Shield Healthcare Facilities from Malpractice Claim
    When Medical Translation Services Are Not Used in Medical Settings, Bad Things Happen On-site medical interpreting services save human lives and shield hospitals and doctors from malpractice lawsuits. Recent studies indicate that medical…
  • Jan 1

    Apostille Translation Services in the Practice of Law

    Apostille Translation Services in the Practice of Law
    Apostille translation services consisting of certified translation of public documents are often required in the practice of law. An apostille is a certificate that authenticates the origin of a public document. Documents bearing an apostille…
  • Dec 14

    Use Professional Medical Translation Services to Comply with Affordable Care Act

    Use Professional Medical Translation Services to Comply with Affordable Care Act
    Professional medical translation services play an important role in helping hospitals and doctors’ offices comply with the Affordable Care Act, and, thus, help to shield doctors and medical clinics from liability that arises when the…
Rank this Week: 559

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

Covers health law and nursing law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
  • Jan 15

    DOJ Releases 2016 False Claims Act Recovery Statistics: Third Highest Annual Recovery Ever

    DOJ Releases 2016 False Claims Act Recovery Statistics: Third Highest Annual Recovery Ever
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On December 14, 2016, the U. S. Department of Justice (DOJ) released its annual False Claims Act (FCA) recovery statistics. It revealed that…
  • Jan 8

    East Texas Lab Agrees to Pay $3.75 Million to Settle False Claims Suit

    East Texas Lab Agrees to Pay $3.75 Million to Settle False Claims Suit
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On December 14, 2016, owners of an East Texas clinical laboratory who overcharged Medicare for falsified driving mileage bills have agreed to pay…
  • Jan 4

    Do You Know What A Compromised Physician or Health Care Provider Is?

    Do You Know What A Compromised Physician or Health Care Provider Is?
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law What is a “compromised physician” or “compromised health provider”?  It may not be what you think it is. This term is…
Rank this Week: 859

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

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

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip
    RULE OF PRIMACY: Following the “Rule of Primacy” is one of the easiest (yet most overlooked) ways for attorneys to improve their trial performance. If you’re a young attorney with aspirations of becoming the next Clarence…
  • Dec 10

    SNAPCHAT AS EVIDENCE: THE SMOKING GUN OFTEN OVERLOOKED

    SNAPCHAT AS EVIDENCE: THE SMOKING GUN OFTEN OVERLOOKED
    Greetings to all my cold Minnesota friends (cold hands but warm hearts). I’m writing this post from my winter home in Scottsdale, AZ where it’s currently a balmy 66 degrees. (sorry I couldn’t resist). Since writing my last…
  • Oct 8

    The Depressed Lawyer – Why are so many lawyers so unhappy?

    The Depressed Lawyer – Why are so many lawyers so unhappy?
    The following post is a reprint of a May 2, 2011 “Psychology Today” article written by Tyger Latham, Psy.D., a licensed clinical psychologist practicing in Washington, DC.  He counsels individuals and couples, many of…
Rank this Week: 982

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Covers Episcopal (Anglican) canon law, church property lawsuits, and church governance.

http://accurmudgeon.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 15

    No Need to Drown in a Sea of PC

    No Need to Drown in a Sea of PC
    It was entirely foreseeable, but unavoidable nevertheless. The Sea of Political Correctness, fed since November 9 by the tears of the self-righteous, is now engulfing its devotees and followers. Vainly casting about for safe spaces where they…
  • Dec 24

    The End Times in Jesus' Own Words - Pt. IV

    The End Times in Jesus' Own Words - Pt. IV
    On this last day of Advent season, it is fitting to conclude this series with a post on the second coming, or parousia, of Jesus. We begin with a short review of the points Jesus made in his discourse to his disciples on the Mount…
  • Dec 22

    The End Times in Jesus' Own Words - Pt. III.B

    The End Times in Jesus' Own Words - Pt. III.B
    B. The “Great Tribulation” - Other Perspectives from the BibleIn the previous post in this series, we examined what Jesus had to say about what he called “the Great Tribulation” in Mt 24:21 -- a time in the future…
Rank this Week: 641

New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

Covers pain and suffering verdicts and settlements. By John M. Hochfelder.

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

    Loss of Consortium Award Cut in Mesothelioma Case

    Loss of Consortium Award Cut in Mesothelioma Case
    For about eight months from 1964 to 1965, Harry Brown was exposed to asbestos while he worked as an insulator at Ravenswood 3, a newly constructed Con Edison powerhouse in Long Island City in Queens. Mr. Brown was diagnosed with mesothelioma…
  • Jan 6

    Modest Pain and Suffering Award Affirmed in Shoulder Injury Car Accident Case

    Modest Pain and Suffering Award Affirmed in Shoulder Injury Car Accident Case
    On October 3, 2011, Jessica Iovino was a pedestrian crossing a street in Brooklyn when the side mirror of a left turning vehicle struck her left arm. In her ensuing lawsuit, a Kings County jury found that the accident was fully the fault of…
  • Jan 3

    Significant Wrist Injury Damages Verdict Modified on Appeal

    Significant Wrist Injury Damages Verdict Modified on Appeal
    On September 15, 2011, Arvella Floyd was showering in the bathroom of her apartment in Brooklyn when the hot water knob and spindle fell and out of the shower wall onto her foot, causing hot water to come out at her “full blast.”…
Rank this Week: 946

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

Covers New York matrimonial and family law. By John R. McFadden III.

http://newyorkdivorceblog.com/
Rank this Week: 687

New York Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

New York Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers national and New York based elder neglect and nursing home abuse news. Published By Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorknursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    Nursing Home Staff Arrested and Fired in Connection with Resident Death

    Nursing Home Staff Arrested and Fired in Connection with Resident Death
    Three nursing home employees in Nassau County have been arrested in connection with the death of nursing home resident at A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility.  Registered nurses, Sijimole Reji and Annieamma Augustine and certified…
  • Dec 8

    Six Individuals Arrested for Stealing from Nursing Home Resident

    Six Individuals Arrested for Stealing from Nursing Home Resident
    On October 18, 2016, six individuals were arrested in New York for  exploiting the financial vulnerability of nursing home residents; defendants are from Bronx, New York, Queens and Suffolk Counties. The five New York City defendants…
  • Dec 8

    Six Individuals Arrested for Stealing from Nursing Home Resident

    Six Individuals Arrested for Stealing from Nursing Home Resident
    On October 18, 2016, six individuals were arrested in New York for  exploiting the financial vulnerability of nursing home residents; defendants are from Bronx, New York, Queens and Suffolk Counties. The five New York City defendants…
Rank this Week: 562

Estate Planning in California

Estate Planning in California

By the Law Offices of Shahram Miri, Inc.

http://calestateplanning.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 13

    Spendthrift Clause and Creditor

    Spendthrift Clause and Creditor
    A common, albeit erroneous, legal assumption is that a beneficiary's interest in a trust with a spendthrift clause is bullet-proof. That is, the beneficiary's interest cannot be attached by a third-party so as to prevent the beneficiary from…
  • Dec 26

    Trust Administration - Principal Place of Administration

    Trust Administration - Principal Place of Administration
    Santa Clara County Superior CourtWhen a trustee provides notice of a trust's existence to the beneficiaries, it must include where "the address of the physical location where the principal place of administration of the trust is located,…
  • Dec 14

    Transferring Trust Property

    Transferring Trust Property
    One of the primary rules when administering a trust is for the trustee to follow its terms. Probate Code §16000, Penny v Wilson (2004) 123 CA4th 596. For example, if the trust provides for an equal distribution of trust assets to 4…
Rank this Week: 867

Accident on 80

Accident on 80

Covers injury and accident law. By Guest and Gray Law Firm.

http://www.accidenton80.com/
  • Jan 13

    Collision with 18-Wheeler on I-20 Leaves Driver Injured

    Collision with 18-Wheeler on I-20 Leaves Driver Injured
    Via inForney.com, a driver was injured early Friday morning when the driver’s vehicle struck the back of the 18 wheeler, causing significant damages to the driver’s vehicle. The accident happened around 3:22 am near the…
  • Jan 10

    FC Dallas Player Struck By Car, Suffers Three Fractured Vertebrae

    FC Dallas Player Struck By Car, Suffers Three Fractured Vertebrae
    (credit: espnfc.com) Ryan Hollingshead, FC Dallas midfielder, suffered three cervical vertebrae fractures and will remain in a neck cast for 6-8 weeks after being struck by a vehicle this past Friday, according to espnfc.com. According to the…
  • Jan 10

    FC Dallas Player Struck By Car, Suffers Three Fractured Vertebrae

    FC Dallas Player Struck By Car, Suffers Three Fractured Vertebrae
    (credit: espnfc.com) Ryan Hollingshead, FC Dallas midfielder, suffered three cervical vertebrae fractures and will remain in a neck cast for 6-8 weeks after being struck by a vehicle this past Friday, according to espnfc.com. According to the…
Rank this Week: 914

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury law and medical malpractice. By Leopold & Associates, L.L.C.

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

    Patients, Consumers and the 99%

    Patients, Consumers and the 99%
    On Friday, January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump will become the 45th President of the United States. Once inaugurated, he will join with the 115th Congress, sworn in earlier this month, to create the first, entirely Republican government in…
  • Nov 22

    Eliminating Medical Malpractice Caps: A Nationwide Trend?

    Eliminating Medical Malpractice Caps: A Nationwide Trend?
    Earlier this year, we documented the successful effort to raise the limit capping compensation, reimbursement for medical bills and pain and suffering in Indiana for medical malpractice lawsuits. As a plaintiff’s litigation firm, we…
  • Sep 7

    Sharing the Road: Bikes, Cars and Chicago Traffic

    Sharing the Road: Bikes, Cars and Chicago Traffic
    Earlier this summer we wrote about Chicago’s expanded use of bicycle lanes and trails as well as bicycle safety and the steps to take if you are involved in a bike accident. It is wonderful to see Chicago investing in bike paths and…
Rank this Week: 911

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/
  • Jan 13

    GPO Style Manual: new edition

    GPO Style Manual: new edition
    The Government Publishing Office (GPO) has announced the release of a new edition of their Style Manual. It's available as a free download in several different formats from the GPO website. According to the announcement, "Besides a thorough…
  • Jan 13

    ALA & Google to launch phase 2 of code-teaching program

    ALA & Google to launch phase 2 of code-teaching program
    "the American Library Association (ALA) and Google, Inc., announced a call for Library and Information Science (LIS) faculty to participate in Phase Two of the Libraries Ready to Code project. This work will culminate in graduate level course…
  • Jan 12

    Northeastern law students compile civil rights & restorative justice archive

    Northeastern law students compile civil rights & restorative justice archive
    The ABA Journal has an interesting article about the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project at the Northeastern University School of Law in Boston. The project has been identifying lynching deaths that occurred "during the reign of…
Rank this Week: 872

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Covers intellectual property law, including trademark, patents, copyrights and entertainment law.

https://500law.com/blog/
  • Jan 13

    Viacom prevails in SpongeBob SquarePants Trademark Lawsuit

    Viacom prevails in SpongeBob SquarePants Trademark Lawsuit
    Recently, Viacom, the company responsible for the Sponge SquarePants television show, prevailed in a trademark lawsuit.[1] The dispute resulted from the Defendant’s plans to use the name “Krusty Krab” for a restaurant.[2]…
  • Dec 27

    Rapper Rick Ross prevails over another rapper in trademark lawsuit

    Rapper Rick Ross prevails over another rapper in trademark lawsuit
    Recently, rapper Rick Ross prevailed in a trademark lawsuit filed against him by rapper Raul Caiz.[1] The Plaintiff, Raul Caiz’s (“Plaintiff”) Complaint asserted claims for Federal Trademark Infringement, Dilution, and…
  • Dec 15

    Supreme Court agrees to hear case that may put limits on where Patent cases can be filed

    Supreme Court agrees to hear case that may put limits on where Patent cases can be filed
    Recently, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a case which may place restrictions on where patent litigation lawsuits may be filed.[1] The Supreme Court granted a petition for certiorari filed by TC Heartland LLC (“Petitioner”).[2]…
Rank this Week: 806

Truman Law Firm Blog

Truman Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injuries and accident reports.

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

    3 Costly Mistakes a Las Vegas Injury Lawyer Will Help You Avoid after a Car Accident

    3 Costly Mistakes a Las Vegas Injury Lawyer Will Help You Avoid after a Car Accident
    A car wreck can have far-reaching effects that last long after the collision. Many victims face an uphill climb to recovery. Some require ongoing medical care and cannot return to the same occupation. Lost wages and medical bills can add up…
  • Jan 5

    What Is “Modified Comparative Fault?”

    What Is “Modified Comparative Fault?”
    Identifying the liable party is one of the first steps in making a personal-injury claim. However, it is often the case that both the plaintiff and the defendant contributed to the injury or loss. This is particularly common in car accidents.…
  • Dec 29

    4 Steps to Take after a Bicycle Accident in Nevada

    4 Steps to Take after a Bicycle Accident in Nevada
    Even with the proper safety equipment, a bicyclist is likely to suffer injuries in a crash with a motor vehicle. These accidents often cause brain trauma, broken bones and spinal injuries – all of which can cost a veritable fortune to…
Rank this Week: 828

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Offers commentary on civil rights issues, recent decisions and other areas of interest to New York civil litigators and criminal practitioners. By Nicole L. Black.

http://nylawblog.typepad.com/suigeneris/
  • Jan 13

    Search Warrant Issued For Amazon Echo Data

    Search Warrant Issued For Amazon Echo Data
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Search Warrant Issued For Amazon Echo Data Amazon Echo has been around for a few years now. But last week was the first time it was reported…
  • Jan 3

    Email Tracking: Is It Ethical For Lawyers?

    Email Tracking: Is It Ethical For Lawyers?
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Email Tracking: Is It Ethical For Lawyers? Lawyers have been using email for more than two decades now. Years ago, in the early 1990s, most…
  • Dec 21

    2016 Holiday Gift Guide For The Tech-Savvy Lawyer

    2016 Holiday Gift Guide For The Tech-Savvy Lawyer
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** 2016 Holiday Gift Guide For The Tech-Savvy Lawyer It’s hard to believe, but 2016 is about to draw to a close. And you know what that…
Rank this Week: 554

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Jan 13

    Observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    The Law Library will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Did you know…  University at Buffalo Student Engagement sponsors a community day of service to honor the legacy of Dr. King.…
  • Jan 4

    New year, new look

    New year, new look
    Many people welcome the new year as an opportunity to get in shape or try out a new look — we’re pleased to say that this is true for the Law Library, as we show off new carpeting on our 6th floor. Over the winter recess, all of…
  • Jan 3

    Winter Session Hour

    Winter Session Hour
    Welcome to 2017 and the Law Library’s winter session hours. From January 3-January 29, we’ll be open Mondays-Thursdays, 7:30 am-9:00 pm, Fridays 7:30 am-5:00 pm, and closed Saturdays/Sundays. We’ll also be closed in…
Rank this Week: 863

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

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

    Texas Public Urination: Take a Leak & Register as a Sex Offender

    Texas Public Urination: Take a Leak & Register as a Sex Offender
    Dealing With a Charge of Public Urination in Texas It happens too often in the state of Texas. A few friends need to use the bathroom. Every place nearby only lets someone who is a patron use their facilities. A decision is made to relieve…
  • Jan 11

    What Does It Mean If a Protective Order Has Been Filed Against Me?

    What Does It Mean If a Protective Order Has Been Filed Against Me?
    Movie dramatizations often make protective orders seem like magical orders that immediately strip alleged abusers of their rights and freedoms. In reality, protective orders take time to instate and respondents (the accused) can take certain…
  • Dec 28

    Aggravated Sexual Assault in Texas: Laws and Penaltie

    Aggravated Sexual Assault in Texas: Laws and Penaltie
    Understanding Aggravated Sexual Assault in Texas The Texas Penal Code has an independent definition for aggravated sexual assault that is separate from sexual assault or aggravated assault. Although aggravated assault is an independent…
Rank this Week: 888

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal defense, evidence and the Fourth Amendment. By Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 12

    Plea Deal Prohibits Testing of Later Discovered DNA Evidence

    Plea Deal Prohibits Testing of Later Discovered DNA Evidence
    When someone is charged with a crime, there are many variables that go into a person’s decision to plead guilty. Many are also unaware of the constitutional waivers that come with a guilty plea, and the rights that can be lost. A recent…
  • Jan 4

    Changes to Bail System Get Closer to Being Law

    Changes to Bail System Get Closer to Being Law
    A few weeks back we wrote about concerns that were being raised over Maryland’s bail system. Legislators had been made aware of a constitutional problem about how judges determine bail amounts, and about defendants’ ability to pay…
  • Dec 14

    Federalism Could Affect Wave of Legalized Marijuana Measure

    Federalism Could Affect Wave of Legalized Marijuana Measure
    It was a busy election season, and among the different measures and candidates on the ballots were differing referendums and amendments designed to legalize the use of marijuana to differing extents. While the laws have passed in many…
Rank this Week: 716

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Covers Utah criminal law and criminal defense. By Utah Defenders.

http://www.utahdefenders.com
  • Jan 12

    Disclosing the Identity of a Confidential Informant

    Disclosing the Identity of a Confidential Informant
    Confidential Informant Law A Utah County officer was informed by a confidential informant that M.G. was selling ecstasy and had plans to attend a rave with friends. Consequently, officers pulled over a vehicle with M.G. driving and four…
  • Nov 1

    New Trial From New Evidence

    New Trial From New Evidence
    Getting A New Trial Based on New Evidence Can Be Difficult Danny Logue was convicted of aggravated murder, possession of a dangerous weapon by restricted person, and obstruction of justice. Brandon Wright, a witness for the State at trial,…
  • Sep 29

    Adult Jail Can Serve As An Alternative to Detention in Juvenile Case

    Adult Jail Can Serve As An Alternative to Detention in Juvenile Case
    Adult Jail Time as an Alternative to Juvenile Detention In O.P. v. State (State ex rel. O.P.), 2016 UT App 181, the Utah Court of Appeals addressed whether adult jail can legally serve as an alternative to juvenile detention. O.P.…
Rank this Week: 823

New York Estate Planning Lawyer…

New York Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, estate administration and estate taxes. By Ettinger Law Firm.

http://www.newyorkestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 12

    Three Common Dangers of Do-It-Yourself Will

    Three Common Dangers of Do-It-Yourself Will
    In an increasingly digital society where we have become use to just “googling” the answers to our questions, there is no shortage of online legal advice and self-help. While some of this information can be valid and very useful,…
  • Jan 7

    Back to the Basics – Probate and Non-Probate Asset

    Back to the Basics – Probate and Non-Probate Asset
    The law can often be confusing. One such term includes probate in reference to a will. It is important for people to understand exactly what probate is and what assets are required to go through probate in New York. Keep in mind that these…
  • Jan 4

    Common Reasons to Contest a Will

    Common Reasons to Contest a Will
    When a deceased individual, known as a decedent, leaves a Will, family members and friends that have reason to believe something may be wrong with that Will may be able to have a court rule that the Will is invalid in some situations. The…
Rank this Week: 885

Ontario Condo Law Blog

Ontario Condo Law Blog

Covers recent trends, court decisions, and condo-related news. By Gardiner Miller Arnold LLP.

http://www.ontariocondolaw.com/
  • Jan 11

    Top 10 condo law cases of 2016

    Top 10 condo law cases of 2016
    Happy 2017! Here’s our recap of some of the most notable condo law cases from the year gone by. #10 – Cheung v. York Region CC 759, 2016 ONSC 4236 Many condominiums have insufficient parking for occupants and guests, requiring the…
  • Dec 3

    Key takeaways from the 20th annual condo conference

    Key takeaways from the 20th annual condo conference
    This year marked the 20th anniversary of the annual ACMO/CCI-Toronto Condominium Conference.  Taking place from November 11-12, 2016, the theme of this year’s conference was “Shaping the Future”. With the regulations…
  • Oct 30

    GMA Condo Alert! catchup for 2013-2016

    GMA Condo Alert! catchup for 2013-2016
    We used to regularly post blog entries featuring our most recent Condo Alert! newsletters but lost track a couple years ago. This is an unforgivable oversight and we apologize to our faithful readers and especially to our associate Andrea…
Rank this Week: 930

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Third Circuit.

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 596

West Virginia Injury Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car and ATV accidents. By the Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginiainjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 739

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 694

Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center

Covers child welfare and juvenile justice.

http://www.jlc.org/blog
Rank this Week: 948

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and resources. From the South Texas College of Law.

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 10

    Free Books and Binders Given Away in the Library!

    Free Books and Binders Given Away in the Library!
    The Fred Parks Law Library will be giving away free books and binders on Wednesday, January10th, at 10:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The books and binders will be on the 2nd floor, on the carpeted area closest to the top of the stairs. Available…
  • Jan 10

    Collection Spotlight - How to Succeed in Law School

    Collection Spotlight - How to Succeed in Law School
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!We have pulled a collection of books forour new students and placed themon TOP of the low Reference shelvesnearest the elevators on the main 2nd…
  • Jan 4

    Important Announcement: Service Interruption of Library Database and Lexis Printer Acce

    Important Announcement: Service Interruption of Library Database and Lexis Printer Acce
    South Texas College of Law Houston will be performing a bandwidth upgrade. This will result in possible service interruptions starting at 8:00 a.m. Sunday, January 8th, and continuing through Monday, January 9th.  Persons wishing to use…
Rank this Week: 723

Higher Ed IP Law Report

Higher Ed IP Law Report

Covers intellectual property issues in academia. By Bond Schoeneck & King.

http://www.higheredlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 906

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Jan 9

    I AM BUYING/SELLING MY HOME, DO I NEED A REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY?

    I AM BUYING/SELLING MY HOME, DO I NEED A REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY?
    By: Attorney Patricia E. Couto| Associate Buying or selling a home is not an easy process and involves many different people, stacks of paperwork, complex legal documents, and occasionally several attorneys. Buying or selling your home will…
  • Dec 19

    THE BASICS OF SUMMARY PROCESS PROCEDURE IN MASSACHUSETTS

    THE BASICS OF SUMMARY PROCESS PROCEDURE IN MASSACHUSETTS
    By: Attorney Corey T. Pontes| Associate In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, summary process is the procedure by which a landlord evicts a residential tenant through the court. Summary process is governed by the Uniform Rules of Summary…
  • Nov 28

    A LEGAL EVOLUTION: WHAT YOU CAN AND CAN’T DO WITH MARIJUANA IN MASSACHUSETTS

    A LEGAL EVOLUTION: WHAT YOU CAN AND CAN’T DO WITH MARIJUANA IN MASSACHUSETTS
    By: Cara Kuzmiski| Law Clerk Massachusetts has been progressively taking a more liberal view on the use and regulation of marijuana within the state over the past eight years. In the 2008 election, Question 2 was approved which decriminalized…
Rank this Week: 725

Planning Notes

Planning Notes

Covers fundamental concepts relevant to estate planning, business law, real estate law, and tax law. By Cook & Cook.

http://cooklaw.co/blog
  • Jan 9

    Should I Put My Kids on My Bank Account?

    Should I Put My Kids on My Bank Account?
    When people have heard through the grapevine about the potential perils of the probate process, they often ask me if they should just add their kids to their bank accounts in order to avoid probate. My answer is always a resounding: No.…
  • Dec 29

    How are Employee Bonuses Taxed?

    How are Employee Bonuses Taxed?
    How is an end of year bonus taxed? Bonuses are included in a special type of income called "Supplemental Wages," which are defined by the IRS as follows: Supplemental wages are wage payments to an employee that aren't regular wages. They…
  • Dec 29

    Tax Plan Differences: Trump vs. House GOP

    Tax Plan Differences: Trump vs. House GOP
    Although Trump and the Republicans in the House of Representatives generally agree on a number of significant tax reform issues, there are still a number of issues that need to be resolved, as discussed in the video below from the Wall Street…
Rank this Week: 843

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law…

Philadelphia Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers auto law and personal injury. By Carpey Law.

http://www.carpeylaw.com/category/articles/
  • Jan 9

    January 2017 Newsletter

    January 2017 Newsletter
    Inside This Issue: 'Tis the Season for Safe Winter Driving Laura Carpey's Recipe of the Month Stuart Helps a VIP Avoid a Christmas Scam A Guest Article: How Social Media Can Impact Custody Continue reading →
  • Jan 9

    December 2016 Newsletter

    December 2016 Newsletter
    Inside This Issue: Must-See Holiday Attractions in Philadelphia for 2016 Carpey Law Sponsors Third Hannum Harley-Davidson Event This Year Case Spotlight Why You Could Get $15,000 (or Nothing) For Your Million Dollar Case Laura…
  • Jan 9

    November 2016 Newsletter

    November 2016 Newsletter
    Inside This Issue: Common Misconceptions of Personal Injury Clients In The News Thank You For Your Referrals! Top Client Victories in October Stuart Carpey's FREE Book Offer Laura Carpey's Recipes of the Month Continue…
Rank this Week: 635

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Florida Probate Lawyer Blog

Covers estate, guardianship, probate and trust litigation. By Law Offices of Adrian Philip Thomas.

http://www.florida-probate-lawyer.com/probate
  • Jan 9

    Due Process, Death and Taxe

    Due Process, Death and Taxe
    I have written extensively about the application of the due process requirements under both the Florida and United States Constitutions in previous blogs and cannot resist touching upon a recent opinion in a state court case applying federal…
  • Dec 27

    Trust Revocation: No Magic Art is Necessary

    Trust Revocation: No Magic Art is Necessary
    The Uniform Trust Code §602(c) provides that a settlor may revoke or amend a revocable trust by substantial compliance with a method provided in the terms of the trust or by any method manifesting clear and convincing evidence of the…
  • Dec 14

    Probate and Due Process in Florida

    Probate and Due Process in Florida
    DEATH, PROBATE AND DUE PROCESS:  Do the Notice Requirements Under the Florida Probate Code and Rules Pass Constitutional Muster? by Adrian P. Thomas, Michele M. Thomas and Daniel A. McGowan Property rights are among the basic substantive…
Rank this Week: 621

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the…

Ms. JD - Changing the Face of the Legal Profession

A forum for dialogue and networking among women lawyers and aspiring lawyers.

http://ms-jd.org/blog/
  • Jan 8

    The 2017 Ms. JD Fellowship Application is Now Open!

    The 2017 Ms. JD Fellowship Application is Now Open!
    The Ms. JD Fellowship, one of our most popular programs, is now open for applications! In 2010, Ms. JD partnered with the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession to found the Ms. JD Fellowship.  The Fellowship is Ms. JD's program to…
  • Jan 6

    Swimming Lessons for Baby Sharks: Practical Advice for New Lawyer

    Swimming Lessons for Baby Sharks: Practical Advice for New Lawyer
    Q: I have decided I should switch practice groups, because the one I am in is not giving me much mentoring. But I have not had much success getting work from the new group. Any advice on what to do? A: Yes. Finding a good “fit”…
  • Jan 6

    The Journey: New Year, New Adventure

    The Journey: New Year, New Adventure
    It’s that time of the year again - that time of the year when we make resolutions to transform ourselves for the better over the next twelve months. While New Year’s resolutions are a fun and traditional part of ringing in the New…
Rank this Week: 853

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Jan 8

    White Collar Cases - What to Watch in 2017

    White Collar Cases - What to Watch in 2017
    Check out Walter Pavlo, Forbes, Jan. 5, 2017 - providing highlights of some of the white collar cases of interest for 2017 - White Collar Cases To Watch In 2017 (esp)
  • Dec 30

    2016 White Collar Crime Award

    2016 White Collar Crime Award
    Each year this blog has honored individuals and organizations for their work in the white collar crime arena by bestowing "The Collar" on those who deserve praise, scorn, acknowledgment, blessing, curse, or whatever else might be…
  • Dec 27

    Van Hilley: 1946-2016

    Van Hilley: 1946-2016
    We mourn the passing of Van Hilley and extend our deepest sympathies to his family and the lawyers and staff members at Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley. Van was an outstanding trial lawyer and a long-time leader in the San Antonio,...
Rank this Week: 749

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Jan 7

    Listeria Recall: Ready to Eat Chicken Strip

    Listeria Recall: Ready to Eat Chicken Strip
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that ready to eat chicken strips products produced by House of Raeford, a Mocksville, N.C. establishment,…
  • Jan 7

    Deli Meats Recalled Over Listeria Concern

    Deli Meats Recalled Over Listeria Concern
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that assorted sliced deli meat products served to customers at Dion’s restaurants may be contaminated…
  • Jan 6

    Salmonella cases linked to hazelnuts sold at Schmidt Farm roadside stand

    Salmonella cases linked to hazelnuts sold at Schmidt Farm roadside stand
    Recent cases of salmonellosis, a foodborne illness caused by exposure to Salmonella bacteria, have been linked to hazelnuts sold at a farm stand in McMinnville, and state agencies are recommending that people who bought the nuts discard them…
Rank this Week: 949

Indiana Intellectual Property &…

Indiana Intellectual Property & Technology Blog

Covers intellectual property & technology law, news and events, particularly focusing on stories that directly affect Indiana. By Kenan Farrell.

http://indianaintellectualproperty.com/
  • Jan 7

    Klipsch sues Online Store for Unauthorized Sale of Speakers, Fake Serial Number

    Klipsch sues Online Store for Unauthorized Sale of Speakers, Fake Serial Number
    Klipsch, an Indiana-based manufacturer of high-end audio speakers, is suing Concealedaudio.com, an online speaker store, for unauthorized sales of Klipsch speakers. In …Continue reading →
  • Jan 6

    Indiana Trademark Registration

    Indiana Trademark Registration
    Clients often inquire whether they should register their trademarks at the State or Federal level.  Starting with the assumption that …Continue reading →
  • Jan 5

    Avoiding Loss of Trademark Right

    Avoiding Loss of Trademark Right
    You’ve spent time, energy and money developing and protecting your trademark …possibly even obtaining a federal trademark registration. Now what? …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 936

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

Covers public criminal justice and defense. By Luftman, Heck & Associates LLP.

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Jan 6

    Woman Reduces Jail Time for Multiple Charges and a Probation Violation

    Woman Reduces Jail Time for Multiple Charges and a Probation Violation
    Not long ago, the Columbus criminal defense attorneys with Luftman, Heck & Associates assisted a young woman when multiple criminal charges put her in severe legal trouble. Apparently, this woman was on probation for a previous theft…
  • Dec 30

    What Happens to a First-time Petty Theft Offender

    What Happens to a First-time Petty Theft Offender
    If you have been charged with petty theft, you might be wondering what to do next and asking yourself where you went wrong. At Luftman, Heck & Associates, we understand that shoplifting or other petty theft crimes are often a one-time…
  • Dec 30

    What Happens to a First-time Petty Theft Offender

    What Happens to a First-time Petty Theft Offender
    If you have been charged with petty theft, you might be wondering what to do next and asking yourself where you went wrong. At Luftman, Heck & Associates, we understand that shoplifting or other petty theft crimes are often a one-time…
Rank this Week: 740

Consumer Advertising Law Blog

Consumer Advertising Law Blog

Covers consumer marketing, advertising and promotional activities. By Arnold & Porter.

http://www.consumeradvertisinglawblog.com/
  • Jan 6

    Obama Administration Continues to Push Food Policy Agenda

    Obama Administration Continues to Push Food Policy Agenda
    In its final weeks, the Obama Administration has continued to implement its food labeling policies with full force. Over the holidays and within the first few days of the new year, FDA released two draft guidance documents clarifying key…
  • Jan 3

    FDA Objects to Branded Pre-Approval YouTube Video

    FDA Objects to Branded Pre-Approval YouTube Video
    We thought our readers might be interested in a recent Untitled Letter that FDA sent to Zydus Discovery DMCC, the US agent/subsidiary of Indian pharmaceutical company Zydus Cadila, alleging that the company’s promotional claims for the…
  • Nov 22

    FTC Reverses Course on Soundboard Technology to Curtail Abusive Telemarketing Call

    FTC Reverses Course on Soundboard Technology to Curtail Abusive Telemarketing Call
    This month, the FTC issued a Staff Opinion Letter that will revoke a prior opinion letter and will now bring outbound telemarketing calls that utilize soundboard technology within the purview of the Telemarketing Sales Rule’s (TSR)…
Rank this Week: 665

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

New York Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents and injuries. By Leav & Steinberg, L.L.P.

http://www.newyorkaccidentlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 6

    Appellate Division Upholds Ban on E-Cigarettes in Public Place

    Appellate Division Upholds Ban on E-Cigarettes in Public Place
    New York City’s ban on e-cigarettes have was upheld by the Appellate Division.  New York City Citizens Lobbying Against Smoker Harassment (CLASH) filed a lawsuit arguing that New York City’s 2013 ban on vaping in public…
  • Jan 4

    LIRR TRAIN STRUCK STATION IN ATLANTIC TERMINAL, 37 INJURED, 600 PASSENGERS ABOARD THE TRAIN

    LIRR TRAIN STRUCK STATION IN ATLANTIC TERMINAL, 37 INJURED, 600 PASSENGERS ABOARD THE TRAIN
    On the morning of Wednesday, January 4, 2017, a Long Island Railroad (LIRR) train derailed at Brooklyn’s Atlantic Terminal during the rush hour commute injuring over thirty (30) people, officials said.  An estimated 600 people were…
  • Dec 27

    Multi-vehicle Collision on Cross Bronx Expressway Kills 3, Injures 5

    Multi-vehicle Collision on Cross Bronx Expressway Kills 3, Injures 5
    On the morning of December 27, 2016, a multi vehicle accident, including two tractor trailers, killed three men and injured five more. The accident occurred at approximately 5:45 a.m., when the two tractor trailers, a Toyota sedan, and a…
Rank this Week: 778

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

Listen to lectures by and discussions with the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School.

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
  • Jan 5

    Saul Levmore, "Carrots and Sticks in Law (and Life)"

    Saul Levmore, "Carrots and Sticks in Law (and Life)"
    One of the great Chicago Ideas is the equivalence of positive and negative incentives. The government can motivate you by rewarding some behavior or by penalizing your failure to behave in the preferred manner. Private parties rarely have the…
  • Dec 29

    Jim Zirin & William Baude, "The Post-Election Future of the Supreme Court after Scalia"

    Jim Zirin & William Baude, "The Post-Election Future of the Supreme Court after Scalia"
    Jim Zirin graduated from Princeton University with honors and received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School where he was an editor of the Michigan Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. For three years, he was…
  • Nov 18

    Michael McConnell, "Religion and Law: Is There a Connection?"

    Michael McConnell, "Religion and Law: Is There a Connection?"
    With commentary by Professor William Hubbard. Michael W. McConnell is the Richard and Frances Mallery Professor and director of the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School, as well as Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is a…
Rank this Week: 631

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

Covers North Carolina contract and tort law. By Maginnis Law.

http://www.maginnislaw.com
  • Jan 5

    Glascow Coma Scale and Mild, Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injurie

    Glascow Coma Scale and Mild, Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injurie
    Every year thousands of North Carolinians suffer traumatic brain injuries caused by a variety of incidents. Car accidents, motorcycle crashes, tractor-trailer collisions, and industrial incidents are among the more common ways residents of…
  • Jan 3

    Do The Home Depot Credit Card Collection Tactics Violate Law?

    Do The Home Depot Credit Card Collection Tactics Violate Law?
    When most people think about Home Depot, orange aprons, screws, and lumber come to mind – not unlawful debt collection attempts. However, like most large retail outlets, Home Depot now offers a range of credit and other charge cards,…
  • Dec 29

    Failure to Pay End of Year Bonu

    Failure to Pay End of Year Bonu
    Is your employer trying to avoid paying an end of year bonus? End of year bonuses are oftentimes the most anticipated and important bonus awarded to an employee. Although there is no obligation for an employer to offer these end of year…
Rank this Week: 960