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Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 21

    "Tax Scholarship, Illustrative Examples" panel at LSA

    "Tax Scholarship, Illustrative Examples" panel at LSA
    Today at the Law and Society Association's Annual Meeting, in Mexico City, I participated in a very interesting panel entitled "Tax Scholarship, Illustrative Examples."  Thanks to Neil Buchanan and Jennifer Bird-Pollan for arranging…
  • Jun 19

    Video of the Tax Reform panel at NYU last week

    Video of the Tax Reform panel at NYU last week
    Here is the video of the tax reform panel at NYU last week. I speak from about 6:20 to 19:15.
  • Jun 16

    Slight revision to my DBCFT slide

    Slight revision to my DBCFT slide
    In case it's of interest, I've slightly revised my slides on the DBCFT. They are available here.The only non-trivial change is the newly inserted Slide 11, which questions whether we all should continue focusing, to the degree we have been,…
Rank this Week: 791

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
  • Jun 21

    New Texas Criminal Laws 2017

    New Texas Criminal Laws 2017
    The regular session of the 85th Texas Legislature ended on Memorial Day.  Bills not passed by the lawmakers and signed into law by the governor are dead in the water.  (Abbott vetoed 50 of them.) For the bills that did not become…
  • Jun 13

    Attacks on Police in Texas are Hate Crimes under 2017 Police Protection Act

    Attacks on Police in Texas are Hate Crimes under 2017 Police Protection Act
    Look in the dictionary and “hate crime” is defined as any crime that is motivated by hostility towards the victim because he or she is a member of a specific group (like gender, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation). The FBI…
  • Jun 7

    Defending Sexual Assault Charges and the Bill Cosby Trial

    Defending Sexual Assault Charges and the Bill Cosby Trial
    The Bill Cosby trial enters its third day today as the comedian faces three counts of aggravated indecent assault, which are felonies under Pennsylvania law.  Things are moving along.  The jury is in the box, and witnesses are…
Rank this Week: 797

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Jun 21

    The Self Talk Treadmill

    The Self Talk Treadmill
    I’m off to Baltimore for a Federal sentencing conference. But I’m still looking back to last week’s coaching certification class for my son’s clay shooting team. And I wanted to share another life lesson from that…
  • Jun 19

    Look at Your Approach and not Just Your Result

    Look at Your Approach and not Just Your Result
    I spent last Friday and Saturday in a certification class so that I can be an assistant coach on my son’s clay shooting team for the upcoming season. The class consisted of a classroom component and a hands-on component at a local…
  • Jun 15

    Adding the Appellate Guy

    Adding the Appellate Guy
    Robert Mueller recently made a serious move. He brought in an appellate guy. Michael Dreeben has argued 100 cases in the United States Supreme Court and has been with the Solicitor General’s office since 1988. The move indicated, even…
Rank this Week: 846

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 705

Maryland Business Law Developments

Maryland Business Law Developments

Tracks judicial developments in Maryland business law. By the Business Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association.

http://marylandbusinesslawdevelopments.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 21

    Amster v. Baker (Ct. of Appeals)

    Amster v. Baker (Ct. of Appeals)
    Filed: May 22, 2017Opinion by: J. AdkinsHolding:  Commercial information is “confidential” and therefore exempt from disclosure under the Maryland Public Information Act (the “MPIA”) if it “would customarily…
  • Jun 15

    Proexpress Distributors LLC v. Grand Electronics (Ct. of Special Appeals, Unreported)

    Proexpress Distributors LLC v. Grand Electronics (Ct. of Special Appeals, Unreported)
    Filed: May 24, 2017Opinion by: Judge Glenn T. Harrell, Jr.Holding:Simply storing a “trade secret” in a cloud-based service is not sufficient to be considered reasonable to maintain its secrecy under Maryland law. …
  • Jun 7

    James Dillon v. BMO Harris Bank, N.A. (4th Circuit)

    James Dillon v. BMO Harris Bank, N.A. (4th Circuit)
    Filed: May 10, 2017Opinion by: Judge Barbara Milano KeenanHolding: An arbitration agreement containing choice-of-law provisions applying tribal law and disclaiming the application of federal and state law was held to be unenforceable because…
Rank this Week: 715

Tennessee Injury Attorney Blog

Tennessee Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, bus accidents and drunk driving accidents. By Hartsoe Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.knoxvilleinjury.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 760

Arkansas Personal Injury,…

Arkansas Personal Injury, Disability and Workers' Compensation Law Blog

By Ken Kieklak.

http://www.kieklaklawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    The Most Common Types of Car Accidents in Arkansa

    The Most Common Types of Car Accidents in Arkansa
    Breaking down car accidents by “type” is a broad question. There are many “types” of accidents, based on the types of vehicles involved, the location of the accident on the car, and other factors. We’ve looked…
  • Jun 19

    How Many Car Accidents are Caused by Texting in Arkansas?

    How Many Car Accidents are Caused by Texting in Arkansas?
    Texting and driving is a terribly dangerous activity. Driving a car, especially on the highway, is the single most dangerous activity that most people do on a daily basis. When drivers take their eyes off the road to send or read a text,…
  • Jun 15

    How Many Car Accidents are Caused by Alcohol in Arkansas?

    How Many Car Accidents are Caused by Alcohol in Arkansas?
    One of the most important things to point out about alcohol-related car accidents is that alcohol does not cause car accidents. Instead, the people who make the dangerous decision to get behind the wheel cause the accident, and they can be…
Rank this Week: 766

Center for Art Law Blog

Center for Art Law Blog

Features art and cultural heritage law resources and reviews.

http://itsartlaw.com
  • Jun 21

    Bring Me the Head of King David: Questions of Attribution and the Responsibility of Museum

    Bring Me the Head of King David: Questions of Attribution and the Responsibility of Museum
    By Center for Art Law Team* Art forgery has long been a siren of the art world. Dark yet beguiling, it ranges from misidentification of orphaned works to forgers deliberately passing off fakes on the market. Some forgeries gain notoriety…
  • Jun 16

    Job Posting: Art Law Associate (NYC)

    Job Posting: Art Law Associate (NYC)
    Cahill, Cossu, Noh & Robinson LLP (CCNR)  is seeking an Associate. CCNR is a boutique firm which provides a wide range of litigation and transactional services to its clients. The firm is best known for its focus on matters arising…
  • Jun 12

    Case Review: Maestracci v. Helly Nahmad Gallery Inc. (2014)

    Case Review: Maestracci v. Helly Nahmad Gallery Inc. (2014)
    By Madeleine Werker* At the core of Maestracci v. Helly Nahmad Gallery Inc., case filed in 2014 is the battle for ownership of an Amedeo Modigliani painting, Seated Man with a Cane (1918) (the “Painting”) valued at 25 million USD.…
Rank this Week: 852

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 793

Filewrapper.com

Filewrapper.com

Features news and commentary on intellectual property law. By McKee, Voorhees & Sease.

http://www.filewrapper.com/
  • Jun 20

    Gene Simmons Attempts to Trademark Iconic Hand Symbol

    Gene Simmons Attempts to Trademark Iconic Hand Symbol
    Post By Brandon Clark Kiss lead singer, Gene Simmons, recently filed a trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to register the famous rock ‘n’ roll “horns” hand gesture as a…
  • Jun 18

    Say What You Will About Trademark

    Say What You Will About Trademark
    Post By Blog Staff Simon Tam chose to name his band “The Slants” with the intent to reclaim the term and erase the denigrating connotations associated with it. However, he was confronted with the denial of his trademark…
  • Jun 15

    Supreme Court Rules for Biosimilar Applicants under the BPCIA

    Supreme Court Rules for Biosimilar Applicants under the BPCIA
    Post By Blog Staff On June 12, 2017, the Supreme Court released a decision in Sandoz Inc. v. Amgen Inc., which involved a case emerging out of the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act.   The Biologics Price Competition and…
Rank this Week: 694

Copyright & Trademark Matters

Copyright & Trademark Matters

Offers insights and developments in copyright and trademark law. By Mintz Levin.

http://www.copyrighttrademarkmatters.com
Rank this Week: 802

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law…

Wisconsin Employment & Labor Law Blog

Focuses on recent developments and news in labor and employment law in Wisconsin and at the federal level. By Randy T. Enochs.

http://milwaukeeemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 773

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

http://www.productliabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 20

    Xarelto and Pradaxa Lawsuits Rise – Fresh Look at Risk for Vs. Reward

    Xarelto and Pradaxa Lawsuits Rise – Fresh Look at Risk for Vs. Reward
    There is no question that millions of Americans are in need of potentially life-saving medications to prevent strokes from occurring.  In fact, as discussed in a recent Bio Pharma Dive article, strokes are up in the U.S. The conventional…
  • Jun 7

    Boston Researchers Find More Pain for Knee Replacement with Opioid Use

    Boston Researchers Find More Pain for Knee Replacement with Opioid Use
    Hip replacement surgery may not make you feel 20-years-old again, but a properly-designed artificial hip should last at least 20 years, and should not cause you substantial pain. Unfortunately, a significant number of defective hip…
  • Jun 2

    BMW Issues Major Recall as Doors May Open While Driving

    BMW Issues Major Recall as Doors May Open While Driving
    According to a recent news article from Autoweek, BMW has issued a major recall of 45,000 older 7 Series vehicles.  These sedans were made between 2005 and 2008, and all feature what the company called Comfort Access and Soft Close…
Rank this Week: 723

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    Freestyle Legal Practice: Inferior Lawyer + Technology Beats Expert Lawyer + Technology?

    Freestyle Legal Practice: Inferior Lawyer + Technology Beats Expert Lawyer + Technology?
    One of the best things that sometimes happens at professional conferences is when a speaker says something that makes you sit up and pay attention. That happened to me at the British Irish Association of Law Libraries (BIALL) meeting earlier…
  • Jun 7

    Are you a Client or a Customer?

    Are you a Client or a Customer?
    I recently made a move from working in a large law firm environment to working for a solutions provider to the legal and tax world.  The move has brought with it many changes in process, perspective and daily routines.  All of which…
  • Jun 4

    Why Now? The Rise of Alternative Legal Service Provider

    Why Now? The Rise of Alternative Legal Service Provider
    Last post, I got distracted by silly claims about AI lawyer robot magic. The post before that I focused on an issue of genuine moment and merit. I cited a study on the surge in spending on alternative legal service providers (ALSPs) in the…
Rank this Week: 765

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Sanns Mediation World of ADR

Covers mediation, arbitration and family/divorce law in NJ.

https://www.sannsmediation.com/blog/
  • Jun 19

    Conflict and Divorce Quote — Ella Fitzgerald

    Conflict and Divorce Quote — Ella Fitzgerald
    “It isn’t where you came from, it’s where you’re going that counts.” — Ella Fitzgerald (1917 – 1996), American Jazz Singer Mediation is a forward-looking process — we worry less about what…
  • Jun 6

    Conflict Quote — W. R. Inge

    Conflict Quote — W. R. Inge
    “Worry is interest paid on trouble before it falls due.” — W. R. Inge (1860 – 1954), English author, Anglican priest, professor of divinity at Cambridge, and Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral The post…
  • May 5

    Conflict and Divorce Quote — Søren Kierkegaard

    Conflict and Divorce Quote — Søren Kierkegaard
    “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” — Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855), Danish philosopher, theologian, poet, social critic and religious author The post Conflict and Divorce…
Rank this Week: 733

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

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

https://www.malmanlaw.com/Malman-Law-Injury-Blog/
  • Jun 19

    What Are Eye Doctor Injuries and Do They Qualify for Malpractice?

    What Are Eye Doctor Injuries and Do They Qualify for Malpractice?
    Chicago Eye Doctor Malpractice Attorneys No one can argue about the value of the eye. The human eye is a remarkable tool designed by nature, but is also a vital one. Humans rely on their eyes to see, function, and experience life. That is why…
  • Jun 19

    What Are Eye Doctor Injuries and Do They Qualify for Malpractice?

    What Are Eye Doctor Injuries and Do They Qualify for Malpractice?
    Chicago Eye Doctor Malpractice Attorneys No one can argue about the value of the eye. The human eye is a remarkable tool designed by nature, but is also a vital one. Humans rely on their eyes to see, function, and experience life. That is why…
  • Jun 12

    Birth Injuries: Everything You Need to Know

    Birth Injuries: Everything You Need to Know
    Birth Injury Malpractice Attorney Serving Families in the Chicago Area Preparing for a new baby is supposed to be exciting. Expectant mothers plan for the best and trust that their healthcare provider has their best interests at heart. The…
Rank this Week: 713

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By KaiserDillon PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 720

The Many Faces of Mike McBride

The Many Faces of Mike McBride

Covers software, hardware and electronic evidence for litigation support professionals.

http://mikemcbrideonline.com/category/litigationsupport/
  • Jun 18

    Linked – You Cannot Learn What You Think You Already Know

    Linked – You Cannot Learn What You Think You Already Know
    The implications for this truth are quite far-reaching, no? Whether we want to talk about in a training environment or have a discussion about lawyers and eDiscovery technology, there’s a lot to think about here. I have always said, in…
  • Jun 12

    Linked – Social Media-Related Litigation Surges, Lawyers Report

    Linked – Social Media-Related Litigation Surges, Lawyers Report
    This was obviously, inevitable. Wherever you have groups of people interacting, and generating data, you will have legal issues. That can be good for the legal profession, assuming we are willing to get our heads out of the sand and ……
  • Jun 7

    Linked – Crime, Punishment and Biased Sentencing

    Linked – Crime, Punishment and Biased Sentencing
    This is some interesting stuff to think about: The students, part of a university honors class this semester called When Machines Decide: The Promise and Peril of Living in a Data-Driven Society, were tasked with creating a mobile app that…
Rank this Week: 840

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

Covers family law and mediation. By Law and Mediation Office of Darren M. Shapiro, P.C.

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • Jun 17

    Divorce Mediation Frequently Asked Questions – FAQS

    Divorce Mediation Frequently Asked Questions – FAQS
    As a divorce lawyer for the regions of Long Island, the surrounding areas and New York, I like to inform my clients that I’m capable of offering them a range of solutions when it comes to dissolving a marriage. While some people will…
  • Jun 11

    Child Custody – Ten Frequently Asked Questions “FAQS”

    Child Custody – Ten Frequently Asked Questions “FAQS”
    As a child custody lawyer for New York, and Long Island, I know that people involved with a child custody case often have questions about it.  The complexities of best interests and various pre-set standards can make it difficult for…
  • Jun 4

    Divorce, Disability Pensions, Pensions, Retirement Assets and Equitable Distribution

    Divorce, Disability Pensions, Pensions, Retirement Assets and Equitable Distribution
    Equitable distribution is one of the matters that I deal with most often as a divorce attorney for New York and Long Island. Though all the intricacies involved in equitable distribution can be a concept that’s difficult to understand…
Rank this Week: 725

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Discusses news, tips, and information related to Missouri auto accidents. By Christopher Hoffmann.

http://www.hoffmannpersonalinjury.com/category/car-accident/
  • Jun 17

    Hit by a Drunk Driver? – St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer

    Hit by a Drunk Driver? – St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer
    Of the many serious causes of severe on-road accidents, driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol are the most alarming. While both these are illegal and are liable for severe punishment, it is unfortunate that many still indulge in…
  • Jun 16

    The Importance of Tire Safety – St. Louis Car Wreck Lawyer

    The Importance of Tire Safety – St. Louis Car Wreck Lawyer
    With the summer in full swing and many heading out to road-trips and vacations, regular tire maintenance checks has become more important than ever. The Rubber Manufacturers Association highlighted the importance of tire safety in the…
  • Jun 15

    Is Driving With Your Pet Safe? – St. Louis Auto Accident Attorney

    Is Driving With Your Pet Safe? – St. Louis Auto Accident Attorney
    Stay safe and keep your pet safe too. Have them properly secured and restrained at all times when you travel by car. 60 percent of dog owners say they have traveled in their vehicle with their pet. The problem is, when a pet is not…
Rank this Week: 821

CFTC Law

CFTC Law

Covers futures, commodities and forex regulation. By Shipkevich Law Firm.

http://www.cftclaw.com/
  • Jun 16

    CFTC Banned David Liew from Trading

    CFTC Banned David Liew from Trading
    Washington, DC – Earlier this June, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) charged David Liew for illegal practices in the precious metals futures contracts. CFTC banned David Liew from trading, because of…
  • Jun 15

    This is the Title Page of the Article

    This is the Title Page of the Article
      The post This is the Title Page of the Article appeared first on CFTC Law.
  • May 30

    CFTC Extends No-Act SEFs and DCMs from Certain CFTC Regulations for Correction of Error

    CFTC Extends No-Act SEFs and DCMs from Certain CFTC Regulations for Correction of Error
    Washington, DC — Today, a no-action letter issued by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Market Oversight and Division of Clearing and Risk (Divisions) will serve as an extension to the relief... The…
Rank this Week: 757

Hook Law Center Blog

Hook Law Center Blog

Covers elder law and estate planning in Virginia.

https://www.hooklawcenter.com/blog/
  • Jun 16

    Use this Tool to Prevent Financial Exploitation and Identity Theft

    Use this Tool to Prevent Financial Exploitation and Identity Theft
    A hot topic of late among elder law attorneys and certainly in our office is financial exploitation. Between data breaches in the insurance and other industries, phone scams, phishing e-mails, malware on computers, and occasional…
  • Jun 9

    Breach of Fiduciary Duties under a Power of Attorney

    Breach of Fiduciary Duties under a Power of Attorney
    Many agents may be unaware of their duties and limitations under a power of attorney. This is causing an increased amount of family disputes related to mismanagement of the principal’s funds, and a claim for breach of fiduciary duties.…
  • Jun 2

    World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

    World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
    June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The theme this year is “Understand and End Financial Abuse of Older People: A Human Rights Issue”. The UN reports that 5-10 percent of older people worldwide may experience financial…
Rank this Week: 750

Wealth Law Blog

Wealth Law Blog

Covers building, protecting and distributing wealth. By Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP.

http://samuelslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 15

    June 15 – World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

    June 15 – World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
    June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, a day designated to bring visibility to the prevalence of global elder abuse. According to the National Council on Aging, one in ten Americans aged 60 or above have experienced some form of elder…
  • Jun 13

    The Longest Day

    The Longest Day
    The Longest Day: A Global Movement to Help End Alzheimer’s Disease The Longest Day is June 21, 2017. “The Longest Day is all about love. Love for all those affected by Alzheimer's disease. On the summer solstice, team up with the…
  • Jun 8

    No Questions Asked: Oregon’s Equal Pay Act

    No Questions Asked: Oregon’s Equal Pay Act
    On May 22, 2017, the House unanimously re-passed House Bill 2005. The legislation, which is more commonly known as the Equal Pay Act of 2017, was amended by the Senate last week, and is now headed to Governor Brown for her signature. While…
Rank this Week: 691

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
  • Jun 15

    AIC’s New Fact Sheet Indicates that 20-25% of all STEM Workers are Foreign Born

    AIC’s New Fact Sheet Indicates that 20-25% of all STEM Workers are Foreign Born
    The American Immigration Council just released a fact sheet entitled “Foreign-born STEM Workers in the United States” and noted the importance of said workers to America, “STEM workers are essential to the U.S. economy in…
  • May 3

    USCIS Completes Data Entry for FY2018 H-1B Cap Subject Petition

    USCIS Completes Data Entry for FY2018 H-1B Cap Subject Petition
    USCIS announced that it has completed data entry of all FY2018 H-1B cap-subject petitions selected in the computer-generated random process. USCIS will now begin returning all H-1B cap-subject petitions that were not selected.
  • Apr 18

    What’s in the new “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order?

    What’s in the new “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order?
    On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed a new Executive Order, “Buy American and Hire American.” In the “Hire American” portion of the order, Trump announced he was directing DOL, DOJ, DHS, and DOS to review the…
Rank this Week: 815

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/
  • Jun 15

    New Jersey judge permits service via Facebook

    New Jersey judge permits service via Facebook
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** New Jersey judge permits service via Facebook If you’re a litigator, then I can only assume that by now you fully understand how social…
  • Jun 8

    NYSBA issues updated social media guidelines for lawyer

    NYSBA issues updated social media guidelines for lawyer
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** NYSBA issues updated social media guidelines for lawyers I’ve always believed that social media use by lawyers should be treated no…
  • May 24

    Judges weigh in on researching jurors online

    Judges weigh in on researching jurors online
    Here is this week's Daily Record column. My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Judges Weigh In On Researching Jurors Online Now that social media is simply part of our day-to-day lives, it’s no surprise that…
Rank this Week: 798

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 15

    Top 100 branch managers for 2017 | On Wall Street

    Top 100 branch managers for 2017 | On Wall Street
    Being a branch manager has always been a tough job, and in recent years it hasn't become any easier. On Wall Street honors 100 of them in their annual awards.Top 100 branch managers for 2017 | On Wall Street
  • Jun 14

    SEC heightens exam focus on robo advisers | On Wall Street

    SEC heightens exam focus on robo advisers | On Wall Street
    SEC heightens exam focus on robo advisers Under newly confirmed Chairman Jay Clayton, the SEC is setting its sights on expanded protections for retail investors, planning a series of RIA sweep exams exploring areas like robo advisers and…
  • Jun 13

    Mark Sellers and Selden Companies Investigation

    Mark Sellers and Selden Companies Investigation
    Securities attorneys are investigating the action brought by the Department of Justice (DOJ) involving property acquired by Mark Sellers who was accused of a $10 million investment fraud and who shot and killed himself on Aug. 2, 2016. The…
Rank this Week: 822

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 15

    Guest Posting: "Stem Cell Options Should be on the Table"

    Guest Posting: "Stem Cell Options Should be on the Table"
    (Editor's note: The following is a guest posting from Joseph Rodota and Bernard Munos, both of whom have been active in California policy matters for some time. More biographical information can be found at the end of the item. The California…
  • Jun 13

    California Stem Cell Agency Reports 'Streak of Good News' on Asterias Spinal Therapy

    California Stem Cell Agency Reports 'Streak of Good News' on Asterias Spinal Therapy
    Asterias videoCalifornia's $3 billion stem cell program today reported ongoing rosy results in a clinical trial involving a therapy for severe spinal cord injury.The treatment is being developed Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc., of Fremont,…
  • May 27

    California Stem Cell Report Going Dark for a Few Day

    California Stem Cell Report Going Dark for a Few Day
    The California Stem Cell Report expects to be offline for perhaps the next five to seven days.The moving home of this web site, the sailing vessel Hopalong, will be making a passage north from Mazatlan into the Sea of Cortez, formally known…
Rank this Week: 756

California Securities Fraud Lawyer…

California Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities regulation, fiduciaries, and securities disputes news and updates. Published By Alcala Law Firm.

http://www.californiasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    A Securities Lawyer’s Advice to Would be Whistleblower

    A Securities Lawyer’s Advice to Would be Whistleblower
    Whistleblower Tips are on the Rise Increased public awareness of the SEC’s Whistleblower Program has lead to a tremendous growth in whistleblower tips and complaints.  In Fiscal Year 2016, the SEC received a record number of tips…
  • Dec 31

    A Securities Lawyer's Top 10 Tips for Senior Investor

    A Securities Lawyer's Top 10 Tips for Senior Investor
    Reject aggressive salespeople. Don't feel pressured to act quickly. Give yourself time to do your homework. Don't be afraid to say "no." Request to be put on the "do not call" list. Ask questions. Ask what licenses the salesperson has. Get…
  • Dec 31

    A Securities Lawyer's Top 10 Tips for Senior Investor

    A Securities Lawyer's Top 10 Tips for Senior Investor
    Reject aggressive salespeople. Don't feel pressured to act quickly. Give yourself time to do your homework. Don't be afraid to say "no." Request to be put on the "do not call" list. Ask questions. Ask what licenses the salesperson has. Get…
Rank this Week: 777

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Covers medical malpractice, auto accident, work injury, and wrongful death cases.

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • Jun 14

    Teen charged in hit-and-run crash after texting photos of damaged car to friend

    Teen charged in hit-and-run crash after texting photos of damaged car to friend
    A teenager faces a felony charge in a hit-and-run crash in DuPage County, Illinois, that resulted in a man’s death and injury of four other passengers. Marlon K. Myles, 19, reportedly told authorities he fled the scene of the late-night…
  • May 31

    Chicago Officials Consider Proposal to Decrease Pharmacy Error

    Chicago Officials Consider Proposal to Decrease Pharmacy Error
    On this episode of Chicago Injury Alert, we look at what’s being done to lessen pharmacy errors and medication mistakes.
  • May 5

    Chicago medical malpractice lawsuit settled for $1.2 million

    Chicago medical malpractice lawsuit settled for $1.2 million
    On March 14, an Illinois state judge approved a $1.2 million settlement in a medical malpractice lawsuit over the allegedly negligent baby delivery. Under the settlement agreement approved by Judge Kent A. Delgado of Cook County Circuit…
Rank this Week: 816

A Child is Missing

A Child is Missing

Reports on federal Hague Convention child abduction cases By Joel R. Brandes.

http://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 831

New Jersey Public Safety Officers…

New Jersey Public Safety Officers Law Blog

Covers employment issues related to corrections officers, firefighters, and police officers in New Jersey. By Frank M. Crivelli of Arpaia and Crivelli.

http://www.njpublicsafetyofficers.com/
  • Jun 14

    Christie Banking that Lottery will Save Pension

    Christie Banking that Lottery will Save Pension
    As reported by Philly.com, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is betting that the lottery is the ticket to shoring up one of the state’s most vexing money problems: ever-growing obligations to the pensions for public employees. The idea of…
  • May 24

    Judge Halts Christie’s Atlantic City Police Layoff

    Judge Halts Christie’s Atlantic City Police Layoff
    As reported by Philly.com, a Superior Court judge has temporarily blocked the State of New Jersey from unilaterally imposing layoffs and schedule changes on the Atlantic City Police Department. The ruling is the second time Judge Julio…
  • May 2

    Police Call Layoffs a Union-Busting Tactic

    Police Call Layoffs a Union-Busting Tactic
    As reported by northjersey.com, members of the Bergen County Bureau of Police Services police union on Monday protested more than two dozen impending layoffs and about a dozen demotions…
Rank this Week: 786

Southern California Nursing Home…

Southern California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers various nursing home abuse and elder neglect issues such as signs and symptoms of neglect, and California Elder Abuse and Neglect Law. By Walton Law Firm LLP.

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 13

    What Do California Residents Need to Know About Nursing Facilities in Baja?

    What Do California Residents Need to Know About Nursing Facilities in Baja?
    Many families in Encinitas who have elderly loved ones in San Diego County know that the cost of living is high, and the costs associated with nursing home care can be particularly steep. As reported in a recent article in Voice of San Diego,…
  • Jun 1

    Veteran’s Family Files Elder Abuse Claim Against VA Hospital

    Veteran’s Family Files Elder Abuse Claim Against VA Hospital
    Residents of Poway should be aware of recent elder abuse allegations against a California VA hospital. According to a recent report from NBC News Los Angeles, a navy veteran’s family has filed an elder abuse and neglect claim against a…
  • May 23

    Could Decline in Aging Studies Students Affect Escondido Residents?

    Could Decline in Aging Studies Students Affect Escondido Residents?
    If fewer students are interested in pursuing careers in gerontology and other fields associated with aging populations, could more residents of Escondido and other areas of Southern California be subject to elder abuse or neglect in the…
Rank this Week: 774

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Covers cultural heritage law and policy topics. By Ricardo A. St. Hilaire.

http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 13

    Cultural Heritage MoU with Peru Extended

    Cultural Heritage MoU with Peru Extended
    The United States government last week extended import restrictions safeguarding ancient archaeological and ethnological materials originating from Peru. The restrictions, which took effect June 9, last for five years and cover cultural…
  • May 31

    National Preservation Law Conference

    National Preservation Law Conference
    Attorneys and other interested professionals should consider attending the National Preservation Law Conference in Washington, DC on June 13 for a focused look at preservation law, including the most recent debates and developments.Recognized…
  • May 10

    Exploring a New Way to Find Smuggled Artifacts: K-9 Artifact Finder

    Exploring a New Way to Find Smuggled Artifacts: K-9 Artifact Finder
    Imagine a new way to catch antiquities traffickers using specially trained working dogs.CHL suggested the idea in a blog post last year. Now Red Arch is on its way toward making that idea into a reality.The K-9 Artifact Finders program…
Rank this Week: 741

ANTICIPATETHIS.com

ANTICIPATETHIS.com

A patent law blog providing thought-provoking commentary . . . with a dash of irreverent humor. By Jake Ward.

http://anticipatethis.wordpress.com
  • Jun 12

    They Invented What? (No. 159)

    They Invented What? (No. 159)
    Originally posted on Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog: U.S. Pat. No. 6,784,792: Method and device for recognition of a collision with a pedestrian.   What is claimed is: 1. A method of detecting a pedestrian impact…
  • Jun 9

    They Invented What? (No. 14)

    They Invented What? (No. 14)
    Originally posted on Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog: U.S. Pat. No. 4,805,654:  Motor vehicle sunshields and sunshield making methods.    I claim: 1. A sun shield for automobiles comprising: a main rod,…
  • May 13

    Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) – IP Presentation – May 9, 2017

    Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) – IP Presentation – May 9, 2017
    Had the pleasure of presenting on IP topics for a young group of entrepreneurs in Richland County this past week, at the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!). YEA! is a year-long program that teaches students in grades 6-12 how to start and run…
Rank this Week: 702

Visaplace.com Canada & US…

Visaplace.com Canada & US Immigration Lawyers

Covers immigration issues for people seeking to migrate to Canada or the United States. By Niren & Associates.

http://www.visaplace.com/blog-immigration-law
  • Jun 9

    This Week in Canadian Immigration: June 9nd, 2017

    This Week in Canadian Immigration: June 9nd, 2017
    Each week we collect stories related to Canadian immigration, and we provide a brief summary of each story in our weekly blog edition. Below you will find snapshots of stories that range from the ongoing changes in Canadian immigration laws…
  • Jun 6

    This Week in U.S. Immigration News: June 9, 2017

    This Week in U.S. Immigration News: June 9, 2017
    Each week we collect stories related to U.S. immigration, and we provide a brief summary of each story in our weekly blog edition. Below you will find snapshots of stories that range from Trump’s administration to changes in U.S.…
  • Jun 6

    Canadians Looking to Open US Businesse

    Canadians Looking to Open US Businesse
    Benefits of Opening a US Business When Canadians open businesses in the US, they bring three benefits to the country: money to the US, American jobs, and creativity.  There are different corporate structures available for Canadians…
Rank this Week: 813

An Associate's Mind

An Associate's Mind

Covers how associates should approach the practice of law. By Keith Lee.

http://associatesmind.com
  • Jun 9

    Success: Reputation & Relationship

    Success: Reputation & Relationship
    A three hour dinner at a steakhouse. Back and forth regarding mediator selection at Reddit. Exchanging Facebook messages regarding contract negotiations in Dallas. I wrote about the steakhouse experience at Above The Law back…
  • Jun 9

    Success: Reputation & Relationship

    Success: Reputation & Relationship
    A three hour dinner at a steakhouse. Back and forth regarding mediator selection at Reddit. Exchanging Facebook messages regarding contract negotiations in Dallas. I wrote about the steakhouse experience at Above The Law back…
  • May 12

    Ask LawyerSlack: What Were Your Naive Expectations in Law School?

    Ask LawyerSlack: What Were Your Naive Expectations in Law School?
    It’s time for another round of “Ask LawyerSlack!” I get a question from you, dear reader, and throw it to the wolves share it with the denizens in LawyerSlack. The folks in LawyerSlack then ridicule the question provide…
Rank this Week: 732

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Covers developments in privacy law. By David T.S. Fraser.

http://blog.privacylawyer.ca/
  • Jun 7

    Canadian government pulls the plug on the Canadian Anti-Spam Law private right of action

    Canadian government pulls the plug on the Canadian Anti-Spam Law private right of action
    It's official ... the ability to sue for damages under Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) has been put on ice. An order-in-council dated June 2, 2017 repealed the provision of a previous cabinet order that set the commencement of the private right…
  • Jun 7

    CASL's civil right of action to be delayed?

    CASL's civil right of action to be delayed?
    I am hearing from reliable sources that the government has agreed to postpone the civil right of action under Canada's Anti-spam Law. The provisions, that were planned to come into effect on July 1, 2017, would mean a person or corporation…
  • May 10

    Alberta law provides civil remedies for cyberbullying victim

    Alberta law provides civil remedies for cyberbullying victim
    Tort regarding non-consensual distribution of intimate images supplements recent criminal amendments The Alberta legislature has passed a bill to provide civil remedies for victims of the non-consensual distribution of intimate images. Bill…
Rank this Week: 804

Lutz Law blog

Lutz Law blog

Covers Washington family law.

http://www.lutzlaw.com/articles/
  • Jun 7

    Spanish Speaking Attorney

    Spanish Speaking Attorney
    Jorge Ramos utilizes his cultural background and Spanish speaking ability to represent individuals struggling with English as their second language. [...]
  • Jul 28

    Third Party Custody – Including Grandparent

    Third Party Custody – Including Grandparent
    Non-Parental Custody Over the last year, Judges and commissioners have been taking a closer look at Non-Parental Custody cases and applying a strict standard when determining if they should separate a child from their biological…
  • Nov 2

    Child Custody Jurisdiction

    Child Custody Jurisdiction
    One of the most common issues that come up regarding determining custody for a child deals with whether or not Washington has jurisdiction to hear your case.  If both parents are presently in Washington and the child resides in…
Rank this Week: 795

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

Covers family law and divorce in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 6

    Top 8 tips when separating

    Top 8 tips when separating
    I was asked today what is my advice of coping with advice. On reflection there are 8 top tips:After 30 years of doing divorce work, my 8 top tips when separating are:Make sure you and the kids are safe.Have a support network- family,…
  • Apr 30

    Family Law Courts funding plight continue

    Family Law Courts funding plight continue
    Now that the budget sails have been set, we can be sure of one thing in this budget- there will be little relief for the beleaguered Family Law Courts. The Federal Government will not be stumping up cash for the courts, and nor will it be…
  • Apr 12

    Third party property settlement issue

    Third party property settlement issue
    Recently I presented at the seventh annual Family Law Forum run by Legalwise in Brisbane about third party property settlement issues. My paper is below. The shorthand version  of what I have set out in the paper is to be circumspect…
Rank this Week: 748

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Covers knowledge management, web development and law library management. By Steve Matthews.

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 5

    Small Decisions Adding Up

    Small Decisions Adding Up
    As the publisher of Slaw, I get to see a lot of great commentary. I also get to see the statistics behind the website, and I don't mind sharing with you that local colleague Sarah Sutherland of CanLII has a fantastically successful post on…
  • Jun 5

    Quickscribe Annotations for May, 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for May, 2017
    Below are the latest Quickscribe additions for new annotations to BC legislation. Devyn Cousineau – British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal – Human Rights CodeStan Rule, Sabey Rule LLP – Wills, Estates and…
  • Jun 5

    Primer on Saskatchewan Legislative Research

    Primer on Saskatchewan Legislative Research
    It's nice to see law librarian super-blogger Alan Kirkpatrick contributing to VALL Review! In the most recent edition, Alan wrote a short primer on Saskatchewan legislative research, which he's reproduced in full over on his Library Canuck…
Rank this Week: 739

InvestorLawyers.net

InvestorLawyers.net

Covers the right to recover money from dishonest stockbrokers and investment advisers.

http://www.investorlawyers.net/blog/
  • Jun 1

    LPL Fined by State of NH for Alleged Unsuitable REIT Sale

    LPL Fined by State of NH for Alleged Unsuitable REIT Sale
    For some time we have been blogging about non-traded REITS (and the real risks associated with investing in these complex investment vehicles.  Many investors are familiar with exchange traded Real Estate Investment Trusts…
  • May 23

    Non-Traded REITs – Investors Should Proceed with Caution!

    Non-Traded REITs – Investors Should Proceed with Caution!
    With increasing frequency, given the current low interest rate environment, retail investors are steered into investing in products appearing to offer more advantageous yields than are available in traditional interest-bearing investments…
  • May 22

    State of Illinois Charges Thrivent Over Variable Annuity Switching

    State of Illinois Charges Thrivent Over Variable Annuity Switching
    The State of Illinois Securities Department (“Department”) recently initiated enforcement proceedings against Thrivent Investment Management, Inc. (“Thrivent”) (CRD #18387) for allegedly violating the Illinois…
Rank this Week: 751

Copyright Litigation Blog

Copyright Litigation Blog

Review of copyright law, copyright litigation, art litigation and relevant current events. Discussions of recent case law and federal rules of civil procedure. By Ray Dowd.

http://copyrightlitigation.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 743

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal law, DUI and civil rights. By Peterson Law Offices.

http://www.idahocriminaldefenselaw.com/
Rank this Week: 809

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

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

https://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 827

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 30

    Defenses in Tiger Woods’ DUI Prescription drugs arrest

    Defenses in Tiger Woods’ DUI Prescription drugs arrest
    Tiger Woods was charged with DUI drugs in Florida.  According to the CNN news report, there was evidence of fresh damage to his car, he was found asleep at the wheel and failed field sobriety tests.  Woods did submit to a breath…
  • May 22

    Has Uber Really Lowered DUI Rates Across the Country?

    Has Uber Really Lowered DUI Rates Across the Country?
    Recent studies have started to surface in regards to the number of OUI’s now that Uber has become a popular ride-sharing service. Uber operates in many cities across the country and has become increasingly more popular over the last…
  • May 18

    SJC addresses whether Third Offense OUI can result in detention without bail under the Dangerousness statute of Chapter 58A

    SJC addresses whether Third Offense OUI can result in detention without bail under the Dangerousness statute of Chapter 58A
    The Massachusetts Supreme Court will soon decide the case of Commonwealth v. Dayton, which raises the issue of whether an individual charged with an OUI third offense can be held as a danger to the community. The dangerousness statute of…
Rank this Week: 767