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Chicago Car Accident Attorneys…

Chicago Car Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers Illinois auto defects, car accidents and catastrophic injuries. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagocaraccidentattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 651

About Broker Fraud Blog

About Broker Fraud Blog

Covers compliance rules, duty of disclosure, elder abuse and fraud. By the Hayes Law Firm.

http://aboutbrokerfraud.typepad.com/about_broker_fraud_blog/
  • Dec 6

    SEC Freeze Assets in Alleged Diamond-Themed Ponzi Scheme

    SEC Freeze Assets in Alleged Diamond-Themed Ponzi Scheme
    The SEC alleges that Richard Dalton and Universal Consulting Resources LLC (UCR) raised approximately $17 million from investors for two fraudulent offerings. The programs were generally referred to as the “Trading Program” and the…
  • Sep 28

    Arbitrators Award Ten Times Amount of Investment in Auction Rate Securities Case

    Arbitrators Award Ten Times Amount of Investment in Auction Rate Securities Case
    Last month an arbitration panel ordered the investment firm USB financial to pay over $80 million in consequential investments to Kajeet, Inc., a company who markets cellphones for kids. Kajeet’s award fell short of the $110 million…
  • Aug 30

    Raymond James Must Buy Back Auction Rate Securitie

    Raymond James Must Buy Back Auction Rate Securitie
    A Texas couple got some great news last week from the FINRA arbitration panel that ruled on their claim. The panel ruled that the Raymond James Financial Inc. and broker Larry Milton must buy back some $925,000 worth of auction…
Rank this Week: 595

The AAO Weblog

The AAO Weblog

Deals with current accounting topics related to investment and finance. By Jack Ciesielski.

http://www.accountingobserver.com/PublicBlog/tabid/54/BlogId/1/Default.aspx
  • Nov 17

    Fair Value Puzzles: M&T Buys Wilmington Trust

    Fair Value Puzzles: M&T Buys Wilmington Trust
    First-things-first disclosure: I own M&T Bank in my accounts and in accounts of clients.
  • Feb 25

    For Your Reading Pleasure

    For Your Reading Pleasure
    Finished writing an Accounting Observer report on the FASB's recent amendments of revenue accounti
  • Feb 23

    Deciding To Decide

    Deciding To Decide
    At an open meeting tomorrow morning, the SEC's commissioners "will consider whether to publish a statement regarding its continued support for a single-set of high-quality globally accepted accounting standards and its ongoing consideration…
Rank this Week: 679

Kenneth Anderson's Law of War and…

Kenneth Anderson's Law of War and Just War Theory Blog

Covers international laws of war, international law, related human rights topics, international NGOs, and the theory of the just war. By Professor Kenneth Anderson.

http://kennethandersonlawofwar.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 606

Bad Prosecutors

Bad Prosecutors

Focuses on bad prosecutors and bad prosecutorial acts. By the Bennett Law Firm.

http://bennettlawfirm.typepad.com/badprosecutors/
Rank this Week: 645

New England School of Law OUTLaws

New England School of Law OUTLaws

News and information of interest for the New England School of Law OUTLaws, and other members and supporters of the GLBT law school community.

http://nesloutlaws.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 29

    GLAD Internship

    GLAD Internship
    GLAD has just announced its spring internships. Information below.************************************************************JOB DESCRIPTION AND INFO ABOUT GLAD:
  • Oct 4

    Reproductive Technology Bar

    Reproductive Technology Bar
    Yikes. A proposed bill in the Indiana General Assembly would outright bar lesbians (and any women who can't prove their participation in church or faith-based activities, amont other requirements) from accessing reproductive technology, such…
  • Sep 17

    NJ Domestic Partner Law - Doesn't Cover Inheritance

    NJ Domestic Partner Law - Doesn't Cover Inheritance
    New Jersey's domestic partnership law, which took effect in July 2004, provides some of the legal rights of marriage to same sex couples who register. Included are hospital visitation, some state tax benefits, and some benefits to state…
Rank this Week: 611

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Dec 29

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County
    The News-Gazette recently reported on an investigation conducted by the CU-CitizenAccess group in the Department of Journalism at the University of Illinois. This group researched and investigated 81 nursing homes across Illinois, and found…
  • Dec 26

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley
    We recently posted about the disappointing record attributed to nursing home facilities in Sauk Valley by a nursing home watchdog and advocacy group. In Dixon County, for example, a nursing home was cited after failing to properly observe a…
  • Dec 23

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard
    Illinois has had a fairly mixed record as a state when it comes to the quality of care at its nursing homes, and unfortunately ranks toward the bottom of the list closer to the likes of Texas and Oklahoma. Case in point, a recent report by an…
Rank this Week: 794

California Personal Injury Lawyers…

California Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers California personal injury law concerning slip and fall injuries, hit and run accidents, and car accidents. By the Law Offices of Gary K. Walch.

http://www.californiapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Thousand Oaks Pedestrian Accident Kills Local Man

    Thousand Oaks Pedestrian Accident Kills Local Man
    A possible wrongful death accident in Thousand Oaks claimed the life of a man by the name of Marc Piaskowsky, a resident of Thousand Oaks, California.  Mr. Piaskowsky was killed on Monday when he was hit by a car while crossing the…
  • Aug 4

    San Clemente Man Killed in Agoura Hills Accident

    San Clemente Man Killed in Agoura Hills Accident
    An Agoura Hills accident on Friday has resulted in the death of Eric Stein, a thirty-six year old man from San Clemente, California. According to the Agoura Hills Patch, Stein was driving on Mulholland Highway, near Kana Dume Road, in…
  • Jul 22

    Simi Valley Taxi Drivers Protest Lack of Uber Regulation

    Simi Valley Taxi Drivers Protest Lack of Uber Regulation
    According to the Simi Valley Acorn, local taxi drivers and taxi company owners were at the Simi Valley City Council meeting on Monday to protest against the rise of Uber, a popular ride sharing service, in the community. Their main problem…
Rank this Week: 897

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
Rank this Week: 810

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

    Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign is underway. From August 19 through September 7, 2015, the national drunk driving enforcement crackdown will run to…
  • Aug 21

    UCF Police Increasing DUI Patrols Friday

    UCF Police Increasing DUI Patrols Friday
    The UCF Police Department, in partnership with Florida Highway Patrol, Orange County and Seminole County sheriff’s offices, will be amping up their efforts to reduce the number of drunk drivers on the roads Friday. The agencies will be…
  • Aug 17

    Mother Accused of DUI with Child in Car

    Mother Accused of DUI with Child in Car
    A mother was arrested in Marion County after she was accused of driving under the influence while her 2-year-old daughter slept in a car seat in the back seat. The 26-year-old faces charges of DUI and child neglect. The Marion County…
Rank this Week: 691

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Sep 2

    The Downfall of Subway’s Jared Fogle

    The Downfall of Subway’s Jared Fogle
    Many people have been shocked by the recent news that Jared Fogle, the famous Subway pitchman, has plead guilty to multiple sexual offenses involving children. The charges to which Fogle has plead guilty include distributing and receiving…
  • Aug 26

    Parole Hearings: What to Expect and How to Handle It

    Parole Hearings: What to Expect and How to Handle It
    Before an inmate can be released from prison and placed on parole, there must be a parole hearing conducted by the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles. Parole hearings are used to determine whether or not an inmate is ready to be released…
  • Aug 19

    What Is Probable Cause and When Can Police Use It Against Me?

    What Is Probable Cause and When Can Police Use It Against Me?
    The issue of probable cause can come up when law enforcement officers decide to make an arrest, conduct a search of private property or when a person is prosecuted for a criminal offense. In the U.S. legal system, the concept of probable…
Rank this Week: 951

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Persons Firm, LLC.

http://www.mariettainjurylawyer.com/
  • Sep 2

    Marietta Apartment Owner Not Liable for Child’s Drowning Death

    Marietta Apartment Owner Not Liable for Child’s Drowning Death
    Under Georgia law, a landowner who invites others onto his or her property is liable for any injuries arising from the owner’s “failure to exercise ordinary care in keeping the premises and approaches safe.” This does not…
  • Aug 27

    Woman Injured in Dog Chase Will Have Her Day in Court

    Woman Injured in Dog Chase Will Have Her Day in Court
    In Georgia, a dog owner can be held liable for an injury caused by his or her animal, provided the victim can demonstrate “the dog had the propensity to do the act that caused the injury and, if so … the owner had knowledge of…
  • Aug 22

    Appeals Court Rules Cruise Ship “Slip Resistance” Test Admissible Evidence

    Appeals Court Rules Cruise Ship “Slip Resistance” Test Admissible Evidence
    Thousands of Georgia residents take vacation cruises every year. You might wonder what happens if someone is seriously injured while at sea on such a cruise. For example, what legal standards apply when determining a ship operator’s…
Rank this Week: 847

Wall of Separation

Wall of Separation

From the Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

https://www.au.org/blogs/wall-of-separation
Rank this Week: 984

Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

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

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
  • Sep 2

    Gov. Inslee Signs Washington Transportation Bill

    Gov. Inslee Signs Washington Transportation Bill
    Readers of this blog are aware that we have been tracking and ranting about the poor condition of our national infrastructure since the blog’s inception.  In May 2013, a truck carrying an oversize load collided with the…
  • Aug 27

    Local Zoning Code Trumps Statutory Scheme for Collective Cannabis Garden

    Local Zoning Code Trumps Statutory Scheme for Collective Cannabis Garden
    In a recent case, the Washington State Supreme Court examined the question of whether a city or town’s zoning regulations can take precedence over activities that are permitted under state law.  The issue arose from the City of…
  • Aug 20

    Federal Procurement Update

    Federal Procurement Update
    There were a few developments this month in the federal government procurement arena that are likely of interest to our readers: 1. Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council Proposes to Curb Bid Shopping and Protect Subcontractor…
Rank this Week: 701

Copyfight

Copyfight

Covers the politics of IP.

http://copyfight.corante.com/
  • Sep 2

    Crash Patent

    Crash Patent
    I finally took time to watch Crash Course's Part 4 on "Patents, Novelty, and Trolls" (previously I mentioned the series starter, and episode 3 on copyright). As the name implies, this episode attempts to teach people about the current state…
  • Sep 1

    Why Create?

    Why Create?
    The whole point of creating is affecting other people. In a short piece on John Scalzi's "Whatever" blog, author, actor, and publisher Felicia Day comments on her new book You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost). Scalzi runs these…
  • Aug 31

    Facebook Admits it Might Have a Video Piracy Problem

    Facebook Admits it Might Have a Video Piracy Problem
    Two months ago, advertising agency Ogilvy did a study of videos posted on peoples' Facebook pages and concluded that "73% of the most popular videos on Facebook had been ripped from other websites." There's a whole side issue here I don't…
Rank this Week: 716

Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates,…

Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers Connecticut estate planning, probate and elder law.

http://www.preserveyourestate.net/blog/
  • Sep 2

    What Are Advance Directives for Health Care?

    What Are Advance Directives for Health Care?
    You address events that will take place after you pass away when you plan your estate. This is rather self-evident, but a holistic estate plan will take things a step further. Preparing for the things that may occur before you pass away is…
  • Aug 31

    Do I Need More That Just a Will?

    Do I Need More That Just a Will?
    Some people think about estate planning, and they automatically flash upon a last will. You draw up a last will stating the way that you want your assets to be distributed after you pass away, and you have an estate plan in place. Having a…
  • Aug 28

    Is There an Estate Planning Solution for Small Business Partners?

    Is There an Estate Planning Solution for Small Business Partners?
    Many people drag their feet when it comes to estate planning, because they do not know where to start. They recognize the need for a plan, but they have questions, and the matter seems complicated. This can be true for anyone, but it is…
Rank this Week: 848

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    FINRA Bars Merrill Lynch Broker Kai Cheng Over Unauthorized Trading Investigation

    FINRA Bars Merrill Lynch Broker Kai Cheng Over Unauthorized Trading Investigation
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) barred (Case No. 201303930510) broker Kai Cheng (Cheng) concerning the broker’s failure to respond to requests for information concerning the regulators investigation into claims that…
  • Sep 2

    Customers File Complaints Against National Securities Corporation Broker Michael Fasciglione

    Customers File Complaints Against National Securities Corporation Broker Michael Fasciglione
    According to the BrokerCheck records kept by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) broker Michael Fasciglione (Fasciglione) has been the subject of at least 11 customer complaints and two regulatory actions. The customer complaints…
  • Sep 1

    FINRA Sanctions Tyler Powell Over Unauthorized Trade

    FINRA Sanctions Tyler Powell Over Unauthorized Trade
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) sanctioned (Case No. 2014040633301) broker Tyler Powell (Powell) concerning allegations that Powell exercised discretion in a customer’s account without obtaining prior written…
Rank this Week: 955

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Sep 2

    Avoid the Dangers of Missing E-Data

    Avoid the Dangers of Missing E-Data
    Most discovery requests will require production of electronic data. Even if you’re tech savvy, it’s better not to go it alone because the sanctions for missing something can be huge, as Delta Airlines and defense counsel in a…
  • Aug 31

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy

    Your Employees Are Probably Doing It, So Have a BYOD Policy
    People today can (and do) work from anywhere—connected through the Internet, WiFi, and cloud-based platforms with a variety of mobile devices. This makes preventing confidential and proprietary business information from “walking…
  • Aug 28

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step

    Facing a Condemnation? Take These 5 Initial Step
    Unlike most types of litigation, a direct condemnation case generally assures the owner of at least some compensation for the property taken. So when an owner approaches an attorney, it’s usually to see if it’s…
Rank this Week: 968

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Discusses alcohol-related crimes and their defenses with a concentration on Minnesota.

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • Sep 2

    Minnesota DWI and Your Right to Call an Attorney

    Minnesota DWI and Your Right to Call an Attorney
    The right of an accused to consult with an attorney is deeply imbedded in the United States and Minnesota Constitutions. At every critical stage of a criminal proceeding, any person charged with a crime has the right to speak to an attorney…
  • Aug 30

    MN Supreme Court Applies Good Faith Exception to Exclusionary rule in DWI

    MN Supreme Court Applies Good Faith Exception to Exclusionary rule in DWI
    On August 19, 2015, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued a potentially game-changing decision in State v. Lindquist. In a 4–3 decision, the Court held that the “good-faith exception” to the exclusionary rule applied in a…
  • Aug 27

    Driving While Under the Influence of Heroin Can Be Deadly

    Driving While Under the Influence of Heroin Can Be Deadly
    Undoubtedly, opiate addiction in the United States has reached epidemic proportions. Specifically, heroin is cheaper and more plentiful than ever before, and prescription pill abuse is rampant, according to the MinnPost(see link below). As…
Rank this Week: 948

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Validation of Defective Stock Warranted, but Final Judgment Premature

    Validation of Defective Stock Warranted, but Final Judgment Premature
    By Amy Leisinger, J.D.The Delaware Chancery Court granted a motion for partial judgment on the pleadings, finding that shares of putative stock of the CertiSign Holding, Inc. are valid despite being issued before the certificate authorizing…
  • Sep 1

    Board Members Accused of Coercing Shareholders to Increase Their Compensation Win Appeal

    Board Members Accused of Coercing Shareholders to Increase Their Compensation Win Appeal
    By Matthew Garza, J.D.Members of the board of directors of mobile technology company QualComm, Inc. were victorious in a legal battle launched by an investor over amendments made by the company’s compensation committee to increase stock…
  • Aug 31

    ESMA Seeks Input on Clearinghouse Margin, Considers Compromise with U.S.

    ESMA Seeks Input on Clearinghouse Margin, Considers Compromise with U.S.
    By Lene Powell, J.D.The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is seeking feedback on a new consultation paper addressing the amount of margin required to be collected by clearinghouses. E.U. and U.S. regulatory regimes provide for…
Rank this Week: 735

Harvard JD Admissions

Harvard JD Admissions

The Official JD Admissions Blog at Harvard Law School.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/admissions
Rank this Week: 836

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Sep 2

    Permanent Partial Disability In Workers Compensation

    Permanent Partial Disability In Workers Compensation
    The objective of the medical providers in every workers’ compensation claim is to assist the injured employee to recover completely or to the greatest degree of recovery that is possible.  Unfortunately, there are injuries where…
  • Sep 2

    Defense Attorney Often Over-Looked as Cost Containment Strategy

    Defense Attorney Often Over-Looked as Cost Containment Strategy
    The proper selection of defense attorneys is one of the most important things a self-insured employer can do to control cost of the larger workers’ compensation claims.  It is also one of the most over-looked ways to control claim…
  • Sep 2

    NSC Presents Stakeholder Collaboration Regarding Safety

    NSC Presents Stakeholder Collaboration Regarding Safety
    Recently the National Safety Council presented its inaugural Stakeholder Collaboration in Occupational Injury Research award to the Migrant Clinicians Network, the National Farm Medicine Center and five partners for the project, Seguridad en…
Rank this Week: 831

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Sep 2

    Supreme Court to Act on Kentucky Gay Marriage Fight

    Supreme Court to Act on Kentucky Gay Marriage Fight
    From NBC News: The U.S. Supreme Court this week faces the first religious objection to reach the justices since the decision declaring a constitutional right to same-sex marriage. A county clerk in Kentucky is asking for relief from a…
  • Sep 1

    Clerks Must Issue Same-Sex Marriage License

    Clerks Must Issue Same-Sex Marriage License
    From Bloomberg Business: A Kentucky county clerk must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected contentions that she is being forced to violate her religious convictions. The justices, without…
  • Aug 31

    Child Marriage is as Popular as ever in Bangladesh

    Child Marriage is as Popular as ever in Bangladesh
    From The Washington Post: On her wedding day, 15-year- old Nasoin Akhter looked “melancholic,” according to photographer Allison Joyce, who documented the teenage girl’s wedding to her 32-year-old husband, Mohammad Hasamur Rahman, last…
Rank this Week: 778

Patent Lawyer Blog

Patent Lawyer Blog

Covers developments in patent law and litigation. By Stan Gibson of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://patentlaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 744

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

Covers bankruptcy planning, creditor rights, fraudulent conveyances, homestead protections and offshore planning. By Jonathan Alper.

http://floridaassetprotection.blogs.com/alperlaw/
  • Sep 2

    Conveyances By Non-Debtor Co-Owner May Be Fraudulent Transfer

    Conveyances By Non-Debtor Co-Owner May Be Fraudulent Transfer
    Consider a debtor who jointly owns a non-exempt asset with a non-debtor. The non-debtor is not his spouse so there is no tenants by entireties exemption. The non-debtor owner is able to transfer the asset without the debtor’s signature.…
  • Aug 27

    Homestead Exemption of Triplex in The County

    Homestead Exemption of Triplex in The County
    One of my clients wanted to protect cash from a judgment creditor by buying a triplex outside of a city and living in one of the units. The question was whether rental of two units in a building located in …The post Homestead Exemption…
  • Aug 20

    Converting Florida Homestead To Income Producing Rental Property

    Converting Florida Homestead To Income Producing Rental Property
    One of my clients owned a Florida homestead which he wants to convert to a rental property. He plans to himself rent a smaller home and live on net rental income from the former homestead. He suggested to me transferring …The post…
Rank this Week: 696

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    It's about Life (insurance)

    It's about Life (insurance)
    Simple, straightforward explanation of the role of life insurance:Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Sep 1

    Cancer Walk 2015

    Cancer Walk 2015
    Once again, it's that time of year: the 2015 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk is coming up, and you can participate without even taking a step:Just click here to make your donation, secure in the knowledge that you're helping bring a…
  • Sep 1

    Cheeseburger, Cheeseburger, Cheeseburger

    Cheeseburger, Cheeseburger, Cheeseburger
    I am trying to write a Medigap policy on a lady. Just about to lose it.We have met twice. Something I NEVER do.1st time she asked a lot of questions. Took copious notes.I took notes too. Followed up with an email reiterating and confirming…
Rank this Week: 863

SEC Lawyers Blog

SEC Lawyers Blog

Covers stock fraud. By Sonn & Erez, PLC.

http://www.seclawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Michael J. Howard

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Michael J. Howard
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Michael John Howard (CRD #2966446, Frankfort, Illinois). Howard recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent ("AWC") in which he was assessed a deferred fine of $15,000 and suspended from…
  • Aug 31

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Justin Amaral

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Justin Amaral
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Justin Amaral (CRD #4440980, Boston, Massachusetts). Amaral recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent ("AWC") in which he was barred from association with any FINRA member in any…
  • Aug 27

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former Morgan Stanley Broker Ronald Cohen

    Sonn|Erez Investigating Claims Involving Former Morgan Stanley Broker Ronald Cohen
    Sonn|Erez is investigating claims regarding Ronald Seth Cohen (CRD #2419431, Boca Raton, Florida). Cohen recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent ("AWC") in which he was assessed a deferred fine of $10,000 and suspended from…
Rank this Week: 976

American Academy of Estate…

American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys Blog

Provides legal marketing and estate planning legal updates.

http://www.aaepa.com/articles/
  • Sep 2

    How to Practice in Estate Planning, Part 6

    How to Practice in Estate Planning, Part 6
    This is the sixth in a series of blogs on How to Practice in Estate Planning. I’ll sprinkle this series in among my typical timely blogs. This series is designed for attorneys who are currently practicing in another field and wish to…
  • Aug 31

    Affordable Care Act – Not a Large Employer? What Should You Know?

    Affordable Care Act – Not a Large Employer? What Should You Know?
    There has been a lot of energy spent, articles written and seminars taught recently on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and in particular, its IRS reporting requirements for Applicable Large Employers (ALEs). But what if you aren’t a…
  • Aug 28

    5 Ways to Make Caregiving More Manageable

    5 Ways to Make Caregiving More Manageable
    In recent years, rising healthcare and nursing home costs, are causing more people to choose personal in-home care for adult friends or relatives. In fact, the National Alliance for Caregiving estimates that “65.7 million Americans (or…
Rank this Week: 980

Mendel Law Firm Blog

Mendel Law Firm Blog

Covers estate planning.

http://www.mendellawfirm.com/blog/
  • Sep 2

    Disinheriting a Grandchild in Your Estate Plan

    Disinheriting a Grandchild in Your Estate Plan
    Estate planning decisions can be difficult to make, particularly if you have a potential heir whom you feel does not deserve to be included, or who will squander the inheritance. If you have a grandchild (or child) who falls into this…
  • Sep 1

    Texas History – Do You Know What San Antonian Served with Neil Armstrong on the First U.S. Space Docking?

    Texas History – Do You Know What San Antonian Served with Neil Armstrong on the First U.S. Space Docking?
    On March 16, 1996, command pilot Neil Armstrong and San Antonian David Scott were launched into space on the Gemini 8 mission. The flight was originally scheduled to last three days but terminated early due to a malfunctioning thruster. The…
  • Aug 26

    Thought for the Day:

    Thought for the Day:
    How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. Anne Frank
Rank this Week: 763

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Sep 2

    The Case for Rate Regulation of Hospital Price

    The Case for Rate Regulation of Hospital Price
    Erin C. Fuse Brown, Resurrecting Healthcare Rate Regulation, 67 Hastings L. J. (forthcoming, 2015), available at SSRN.Jessica Lind MantelWith health spending in the U.S. outpacing both general inflation and spending by other developed…
  • Sep 1

    How Families Gain Recognition

    How Families Gain Recognition
    Elizabeth S. Scott & Robert E. Scott, From Contract to Status: Collaboration and the Evolution of Novel Family Relationships, 115 Colum. L. Rev. 293 (2015).Douglas NeJaimeFamily law scholarship features a significant amount of normative…
  • Aug 17

    Jotwell 2015 Summer Break

    Jotwell 2015 Summer Break
    Jotwell is taking a short summer break. Posting will resume on Tuesday, September 1. However, even while we’re on break, we’ll be accepting submissions, editing them, updating the site’s theme, and preparing new sections we…
Rank this Week: 864

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
  • Sep 2

    Sándwich de pollo no es una obra sujeta a los derechos de autor

    Sándwich de pollo no es una obra sujeta a los derechos de autor
    Descarga el documento: Colón-Lorenzana v. South American Restaurants Mientras era empleado de South American Restaurant Corporation (SARCO), Norberto Colón-Lorenzana sugirió a sus supervisores el concepto del “Pechu…
  • Sep 2

    Un uniforme de porrista, ¿está protegido por derechos de autor?

    Un uniforme de porrista, ¿está protegido por derechos de autor?
    Una decisión emitida por el Tribunal de Apelaciones del Sexto Circuito de Ohio durante la pasada semana involucra los famosos uniformes de porristas y su protección bajo las leyes de derechos de autor. Descarga y lee el…
  • Sep 1

    ILSA celebra semana del derecho internacional en la Inter Derecho

    ILSA celebra semana del derecho internacional en la Inter Derecho
    El International Law Students Association (ILSA), capítulo de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, invita a inscripciones para este año académico 2015-2016. El período…
Rank this Week: 936

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Sep 2

    Seniors Who Cannot Make Ends Meet -- UCLA Documents "The Hidden Poor"

    Seniors Who Cannot Make Ends Meet -- UCLA Documents "The Hidden Poor"
    UCLA's Center for Health Policy Research has issued its August 2015 report on "The Hidden Poor," using county-by-county data to demonstrate that "federal" definitions of poverty are not a sufficient measure of true poverty…
  • Sep 2

    Register Now: Webinar on Balancing Protection and Self-Determination

    Register Now: Webinar on Balancing Protection and Self-Determination
    The National Consumer Law Center (NCLC), the ABA and the Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities announce an upcoming webinar on September 22, 2015 from 2-3:30 edt. According to the website, Research shows that empowering individuals…
  • Sep 1

    University Battle Over Alzheimer's Research Dollars Not Resolved by Court Decision

    University Battle Over Alzheimer's Research Dollars Not Resolved by Court Decision
    While visiting in California this summer, I began following the dispute between University of California San Diego (UCSD), a public university, and University of Southern California (USC), a private university, over control of Alzheimer's…
Rank this Week: 780

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

Fictional account of a junior barrister practising at the English Bar.

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • Sep 2

    Book recommendation: Law, Liberty and the Constitution: A Brief History of the Common Law by Harry Potter

    Book recommendation: Law, Liberty and the Constitution: A Brief History of the Common Law by Harry Potter
    Throughout English history the rule of law and the preservation of liberty have been inseparable, and both are intrinsic to England’s constitution. This accessible and entertaining history traces the growth of the law from its…
  • Sep 1

    In my dream

    In my dream
    “What would be your dream life, BabyB?” asked OldRuin over coffee this morning. “I’ve no idea,” I replied. “But I guess it’d have to involve having financial security for my mother. Maybe pay off her…
  • Aug 31

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon
    This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for…
Rank this Week: 750

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Thoughts on American Hysteria: What Promoting My Book on Political Extremism Has Taught Me About… Political Extremism

    Thoughts on American Hysteria: What Promoting My Book on Political Extremism Has Taught Me About… Political Extremism
    Andrew BurtMy first book, American Hysteria: The Untold Story of Mass Political Extremism in the United States, was published this last May. To my surprise, the process of promoting the book – giving talks and hosting discussions on…
  • Sep 1

    Current Culture War Cases and the Constitution

    Current Culture War Cases and the Constitution
    1. I'm deeply puzzled about the constitutional basis for the Rowan County clerk's claim that she cannot be forced to have her name attached to marriage certificates for couples who, her religious beliefs tell her, simply cannot be…
  • Aug 31

    The Construction of Original Public Meaning

    The Construction of Original Public Meaning
    I've posted a draft of my latest article, The Construction of Original Public Meaning, on SSRN. It's a response to a really wonderful recent work of scholarship, Founding-Era Translations of the Constitution, by Christina Mulligan, Michael…
Rank this Week: 924

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Covers Illinois DUI laws and news. By Harvatin Law Offices.

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
  • Sep 1

    Montana Supreme Court Holds 24/7 Sobriety Program is Constitutional

    Montana Supreme Court Holds 24/7 Sobriety Program is Constitutional
    This July, the Montana Supreme Court decided whether the intermediate court erred in concluding that the state’s 24/7 Sobriety Program was unconstitutional. The high court concluded that, while the 24/7 Program did not,…
  • Aug 3

    Kentucky Corrections Officer Lies Under Oath, Puts 300 DUI Cases at Risk

    Kentucky Corrections Officer Lies Under Oath, Puts 300 DUI Cases at Risk
    Louisville, Kentucky Metro Corrections officer Liliana Hernandez has been suspended after being accused of lying under oath last month. According to court records, Hernandez falsely claimed on a form that a suspect refused to…
  • Aug 3

    THC Breathalyzer to Hit Market Soon

    THC Breathalyzer to Hit Market Soon
    With marijuana’s increasing popularity and acceptance, it was only a matter of time before the advent of a handheld device to measure the presence of THC in an individual’s system. A THC breathalyzer would supplant blood…
Rank this Week: 917

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Sep 1

    News Wrap: California to sharply scale back solitary confinement

    News Wrap: California to sharply scale back solitary confinement
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: This was another wild day on Wall Street and markets around the world. The selling started after China reported its industrial activity hit a three-year low last month. The Dow Jones industrial…
  • Sep 1

    Kentucky clerk defies Supreme Court, denies marriage licenses to same-sex couple

    Kentucky clerk defies Supreme Court, denies marriage licenses to same-sex couple
    Video by wave3.com-Louisville News A Kentucky county clerk defied a federal court order when she denied marriage licenses to two same-sex couples Tuesday. Rowan County clerk Kim Davis stopped issuing all marriage licenses shortly after the…
  • Aug 11

    Prison reform advocates hope one Supreme Court justice will help end solitary confinement

    Prison reform advocates hope one Supreme Court justice will help end solitary confinement
    Photo of prison guard with prisoner by Halfdark via Getty Images WASHINGTON — Prison reform advocates who have spent years campaigning against solitary confinement are counting on a powerful new ally in their quest to end the practice…
Rank this Week: 846

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

Provides analysis, resources and commentary on developments in traditional labor law. By McKenna Long & Aldridge.

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
Rank this Week: 792

Switchboard

Switchboard

Covers global warming, energy and climate issues, pollution and oil dependence. From the Natural Resources Defense Council.

http://switchboard.nrdc.org/
  • Sep 1

    New England's Ocean Treasures Need Permanent Federal Protection

    New England's Ocean Treasures Need Permanent Federal Protection
    Brad Sewell, Senior Attorney, New York: Tomorrow evening, a crowd of hundreds will have a chance to learn about two truly spectacular Atlantic Ocean treasures off the coast of New England from a panel of scientists at an…
  • Sep 1

    Widespread and Increasing California Support for Climate Bills Embracing Clean Energy Economy

    Widespread and Increasing California Support for Climate Bills Embracing Clean Energy Economy
    David Puzey, Policy Advisor, Energy & Transportation Program, San Francisco: There has been a flood of support in recent weeks for two landmark bills that would advance California's clean energy economy and continue…
  • Sep 1

    New Paper: Government's Analysis of Airgun Surveys Is Wrong

    New Paper: Government's Analysis of Airgun Surveys Is Wrong
    Michael Jasny, Senior Policy Analyst, Vancouver, B.C., and Santa Monica: In court, federal agencies sometimes attempt to justify environmentally backward decision-making by pointing to their environmental impact statement, a…
Rank this Week: 837

New York City Debt Defense Blog

New York City Debt Defense Blog

By the Langel Firm.

http://www.thelangelfirm.com/Debt-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 1

    Consumer Given Another Chance to Challenge Pinpoint Technologies' Affidavit of Service

    Consumer Given Another Chance to Challenge Pinpoint Technologies' Affidavit of Service
    Often times, consumers have to unwind their case after they've defaulted (did not appear in court). Bad service of initial papers often leads to lack of awareness, which then leads to a default judgment. The garnishment proceedings and…
  • Aug 5

    Using Receivership to Aid Enforcement of A Money Judgment

    Using Receivership to Aid Enforcement of A Money Judgment
    Generally, receivership is the situation in which an institution or business enterprise is being held by a "receiver," a person appointed with custodial power to manage or distribute assets. Receivers can be appointed by government…
  • Aug 3

    Account Numbers on Envelopes Doesn't Violate FDCPA, Holds Two Federal Judge

    Account Numbers on Envelopes Doesn't Violate FDCPA, Holds Two Federal Judge
    Although the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is broadly applied, visible account numbers through envelope windows do not violate the law, holds two federal judges. The twin rulings appeared as stories front and center of today's…
Rank this Week: 945

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
  • Sep 1

    2015 Global Peace Index

    2015 Global Peace Index
    The Institute for Economics and Peace has released: Global Peace Index 2015 Some highlights from the Executive Summary: This is the ninth edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI), which ranks the nations of the world according to their level…
  • Aug 10

    Continuing Addition of New Features to Congress.gov Based on User Feedback

    Continuing Addition of New Features to Congress.gov Based on User Feedback
    Please see: New Features Added to Congress.gov Based On Your Feedback From the above blog post, note in particular the intent of the Law Librarians of Congress: “Since the unveiling of Congress.gov in September of 2012, we have been…
  • Jul 2

    New U.S. Copyright Office Report: “Orphan Works and Mass Digitization”

    New U.S. Copyright Office Report: “Orphan Works and Mass Digitization”
    The United States Copyright Office has recently issued a new report on “orphan works,” or copyright-protected work for which rights-holders are not determinable or contactable, as well as on digitization en masse.…
Rank this Week: 802

Condo Reporter

Condo Reporter

Covers condominium law in Ontario, Canada. By Aird & Berlis LLP.

http://www.condoreporter.com/
  • Sep 1

    Condo Pet Eviction After Court Rejects Human Rights Claim

    Condo Pet Eviction After Court Rejects Human Rights Claim
    As we have reported in prior blog posts, many pet owners who have breached the pet restrictions in their condominium documents will go to great lengths to keep the pet
  • Aug 26

    Condo Unit Owner Awarded Damages for Oppression by Condo Corporation

    Condo Unit Owner Awarded Damages for Oppression by Condo Corporation
    In a recent decision by the Superior Court of Ontario, Wu v. PCC No. 245, the Court found that a condominium owner had been oppressed by the condominium corporation and
  • Aug 24

    Bill 106 Highlights- Mandatory Licensing of Condominium Manager

    Bill 106 Highlights- Mandatory Licensing of Condominium Manager
    In addition to amending the Condominium Act, Bill 106 also enacts the Condominium Management Services Act. This legislation will require mandatory licensing of all individual condominium managers, and condominium management
Rank this Week: 886

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
  • Sep 1

    MBBP’s Faith Kasparian’s Article Draws National Interest

    MBBP’s Faith Kasparian’s Article Draws National Interest
    MBBP Senior Attorney Faith Kasparian’s article on M&A privacy and compliance concerns (M&A Privacy and Compliance with Applicable Privacy Laws and Sharing of Customer Information) drew the attention of Reporter Katie Rucke of…
  • Aug 26

    DraftKings Kicks off Football Season at Gillette

    DraftKings Kicks off Football Season at Gillette
    MBBP Client DraftKings, the leading provider of daily fantasy sport, will be opening a branded fantasy sports lounge at Gillette Stadium. The startup, which has raised $375 million in venture funding since 2012, also announced…
  • Aug 26

    MBBP Client Sophity To Be Featured At MIN#78

    MBBP Client Sophity To Be Featured At MIN#78
    Our client Sophity, which empowers consulting businesses to increase revenue and margin by automating the collection of critical business data, thereby improving data accuracy for billing and planning purposes, has been chosen as a…
Rank this Week: 782

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Objections to facts in the PSR: this is not just a child porn case

    Objections to facts in the PSR: this is not just a child porn case
    Bottom line for child porn offenses: United States v. Cover, 14-3641 holds that the depiction of an 11- or 12-year-old child penetrated orally by an adult penis is not per se a depiction of sadistic or masochistic conduct. There was no…
  • Sep 1

    State restoration of rights does NOT restore federal gun right

    State restoration of rights does NOT restore federal gun right
    In a lengthy opinion today, the Sixth Circuit ruled that even though a FEDERAL felon had their Tennessee state civil rights fully restored - including specifically his right to have a firearm - his federal right to firearms had not been…
  • Aug 31

    Evading arrest not a predicate for ACCA

    Evading arrest not a predicate for ACCA
    Very quick, unpublished opinion today in United States v. Odell Holder, 14-5666. Case was remanded by the Supreme Court for evaluation under Johnson. Sixth held that evading arrest is not a predicate offense.
Rank this Week: 833

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Sep 1

    Trouble With Alcohol

    Trouble With Alcohol
    An attorney who had six alcohol-related criminal incidents from 2008 to 2013 has been suspended for two years, according to the California Bar Journal. From the summary In one 2012 matter, police were called to a Mexican restaurant in Moss...
  • Sep 1

    Million Dollar Man

    Million Dollar Man
    The California Bar Journal reports a case that seems eminently disbarment-worthy SCOTT STONE MEHLER [#190014], 43, of Long Beach, was disbarred March 25, 2015 and ordered to comply with rule 9.20 of the California Rules of Court and pay…
  • Sep 1

    Running Late

    Running Late
    An attorney was suspended for six months and a day by the North Dakota Supreme Court for misconduct in three matters. One involved a client in the military Matson represented a client in a divorce action including parental responsibility.…
Rank this Week: 856

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

Covers Florida estate planning and condo laws. By Sackrin & Tolchinsky.

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
Rank this Week: 805