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LEGALyTE

LEGALyTE

Covers the regulations, rules and laws related to the telecommunicatinos, technology and information society sectors in Spain.

http://legalyte.wordpress.com
  • Apr 25

    A partir de ahora, nos vemos en BYTES&LEGAL

    A partir de ahora, nos vemos en BYTES&LEGAL
    Después de un periodo de transición y guarda, y tras enamorarme de la filosofia, sencillez y flexibilidad de Tumblr, con este post, Legalyte oficialmente deja de existir, para convertirse ahora en BYTES&LEGAL.
  • Apr 25

    A partir de ahora, nos vemos en BYTES&LEGAL

    A partir de ahora, nos vemos en BYTES&LEGAL
    Después de un periodo de transición y guarda, y tras enamorarme de la filosofia, sencillez y flexibilidad de Tumblr, con este post, Legalyte oficialmente deja de existir, para convertirse ahora en BYTES&LEGAL. Como…
  • Jun 8

    El Anteproyecto de Ley de Financiación de RTVE

    El Anteproyecto de Ley de Financiación de RTVE
    Hace un mes aproximadamente, el Gobierno anunció la aprobación, en Consejo de Ministros del anteproyecto de ley de financiación de RTVE. El Gobierno aprueba el anteproyecto de ley que elimina la publicidad de TVE
Rank this Week: 697

Construction Owners & Builders…

Construction Owners & Builders Law Blog

Covers construction claims and disputes, construction contracts, construction defects, insurance, intellectual property and surety bonds. By Robert Williamson.

http://www.constructionownerslawblog.com/
  • Mar 7

    Foundation Problems – Blame Global Warming or Your Contractor?

    Foundation Problems – Blame Global Warming or Your Contractor?
    “You love your home and then it turns on you,” The New York Times reports one homeowner said when he discovered the foundation of his home was cracking, crumbling and moving. Repairing unstable foundations costs homeowners around…
  • Mar 3

    How Some Homebuilders and Developers Comitted Mortgage Fraud Scheme

    How Some Homebuilders and Developers Comitted Mortgage Fraud Scheme
    Some homebuilders and developers regrettably were involved in the massive mortgage fraud that helped trigger the present recession.    A  Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) White Paper (PDF) labels one…
  • Mar 2

    New Lead Paint Rules for Renovation of Homes Built Pre-1978

    New Lead Paint Rules for Renovation of Homes Built Pre-1978
    On April 21, new lead paint rules applicable to housing and certain child care schools and facilities built prior to 1978 go into effect.  Lead exposure can cause brain damage; exposure prior to age six is especially dangerous.
Rank this Week: 726

Infinity Ranch

Infinity Ranch

Musings about the important things in life - law, politics, music, racing, soccer, etc.

http://infinityranch.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 3

    Los Endo

    Los Endo
    I've come to a conclusion.After more than six years and 3100 posts, I've decided that the Ranch has run its course. In short, this will be the last post I make here. I'll leave the blog itself up as an archive (and a collection of useful…
  • Dec 31

    You Aughta See . . .

    You Aughta See . . .
    While I wrote about music back in the days before blogs, I never really did the same with movies. It wasn't due to lack of interest. A lot of lonely weekends in law school led to my development into a film fanatic. Thanks to Netflix, I've…
  • Dec 30

    You Aughta Hear . . .

    You Aughta Hear . . .
    Back in the days before blogs, I wrote album reviews. Nothing all that substantive, just gut reactions to whatever passed through my world. Ever since I started this blog I've occasionally popped off about music. So it only seems natural,…
Rank this Week: 544

Davids' Blog

Davids' Blog

Covers injury, consumer, employment and class action issues in Oregon. By David Paul and David Sugerman.

http://www.pspc.com
  • Dec 31

    Signing off

    Signing off
    The plan has been in place for a while. Still, I have avoided thinking about this last blog post. For many reasons–mostly related to age and stage and needs–Paul & Sugerman, PC ended its operations today, December 31, 2009. This is a…
  • Dec 30

    NBC Nightly News shines light on Army National Guard toxic exposure case

    NBC Nightly News shines light on Army National Guard toxic exposure case
    Here is a video of an NBC Nightly News story that aired December 30, 2009 about Army National Guard soldiers’ exposures to sodium dichromate in Iraq.  The video features two soldiers, Larry Roberta of the Oregon National Guard and Russ…
  • Dec 13

    Western Culinary Institute and the trouble with for-profit college

    Western Culinary Institute and the trouble with for-profit college
    Brent Hunsberger, a business columnist at The Oregonian,  writes here about the trouble with for-profit colleges.  He devotes a fair amount of his attention to Western Culinary Institute, or as it’s now called, Le Cordon Bleu in…
Rank this Week: 657

Head of Legal

Head of Legal

Covers european law.

http://headoflegal.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 5

    New Head of Legal!

    New Head of Legal!
    I've been planning a move to Wordpress for some time - and to a new domain, headoflegal.com. It's not perfect, but it is good enough now I think to tell you about the move, and make the change now it's August.It feels like moving home - it is…
  • Aug 4

    Ballots, figures and the right to strike

    Ballots, figures and the right to strike
    Last week's Court of Appeal judgment in Metrobus v UNITE must make frustrating reading for the union's officials: it upholds King J's grant of an injunction preventing bus drivers from striking in Croydon, Crawley and Orpington last autumn on…
  • Jul 31

    Charon QC podcast: Lord Falconer on assisted dying and the Supreme Court

    Charon QC podcast: Lord Falconer on assisted dying and the Supreme Court
    Earlier this week Charon interviewed Lord Falconer about his attempt to amend the law to legalise assisted suicide in some cases - they also discussed the new Supreme Court. It's a good listen, timed perfectly for this week with the Purdy…
Rank this Week: 673

For the Seventh Generation Blog

For the Seventh Generation Blog

Protecting Native Nations for the Seventh Generation. News, views, and opinions about federal Indian law and tribal governance by law professors who teach in the field.

http://tribal-law.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 24

    Geneva Institute on Indigenous People

    Geneva Institute on Indigenous People
    If you are a law student interested in studying abroad, the University of Tulsa offers a program in Geneva relating to Indigenous people. The 2009 program will run July 4 - August 1, 2009, and the classes offered for the first two weeks are…
  • Apr 14

    Transcript of Argument in Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family Land & Cattle

    Transcript of Argument in Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family Land & Cattle
    The transcript of the argument today in Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family Land & Cattle is available here. Surprisingly, the Court was heavily interested in the idea that a majority Indian-owned corporation might be considered an Indian…
  • Mar 25

    OK AG values Bank over Battered Women

    OK AG values Bank over Battered Women
    This was originally submitted to the Tulsa World as an op-ed piece, but was not published:update as of 4/10/08: The Tulsa World did indeed publish this an op-ed piece, The Native American Times reprinted it and the Cherokee Phoenix plans to…
Rank this Week: 643

Maryland Courts Watcher

Maryland Courts Watcher

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

http://marylandcourts.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 674

InfoBytes Blog

InfoBytes Blog

Monitors and reports on news, legal developments and legislative actions affecting the financial services industry. By Buckley Sandler LLP.

http://www.infobytesblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    CFPB Publishes Fall 2016 Rulemaking Agenda

    CFPB Publishes Fall 2016 Rulemaking Agenda
    On December 2, the CFPB published its Fall 2016 Statement of Regulatory Priorities, and its Fall 2016 rulemaking agenda, addressing current and future rulemakings in accordance with its obligations under the Regulatory Flexibility Act. In its…
  • Dec 9

    Congress Approves 10-Year Extension of Iran Sanctions Act

    Congress Approves 10-Year Extension of Iran Sanctions Act
    On December 1, the U.S. Senate, by a 99-0 margin, passed a 10-year extension of the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) sending the measure to the White House and delaying any potentially tougher actions until next year. Originally approved in 1996, the…
  • Dec 9

    Trump Names Ben Carson to HUD Post

    Trump Names Ben Carson to HUD Post
    In a press release issued December 5, President-Elect Trump named retired pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Carson was a 2016 Republican presidential candidate. Raised in poverty in inner-city…
Rank this Week: 896

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Anglican Curmudgeonr

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

http://accurmudgeon.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    The End Times -- in Jesus' Own Words (II)

    The End Times -- in Jesus' Own Words (II)
    If you have not done so yet, you may read the first post in this series here. There you will find an overview of the plan for this series, together with a link to download (.pdf) a parallel-text version of Jesus' Olivet Discourse, delivered…
  • Dec 5

    The End Times -- in Jesus' Own Words (I)

    The End Times -- in Jesus' Own Words (I)
    As mentioned in my previous post, I prepared for Advent a series of three talks for our local parish forum on the subject of the Eskaton, or End Times. The series focused just on what Jesus Himself told his disciples on that topic, as we…
  • Nov 30

    Sundry Remarks (and a New Blog for You)

    Sundry Remarks (and a New Blog for You)
    Out of the gallimaufry of Weblogs that I track in my categories in the columns to the right, one of my favorites is the Rev. Dr. Hunwicke's Mutual Enrichment. He is classed under the very few liturgical blogs ("Liturgi-cannon" in my…
Rank this Week: 853

Revista Mi Patente

Revista Mi Patente

Una revista especializada en temas de propiedad intelectual, de contenido ágil y propositivo que gira en torno a las ideas que se convierten en negocios, desde su transformación, administración, protección y cuidado; así como las noticias más importantes que se desarrollan en el entorno.

http://www.mipatente.com/
  • Dec 9

    Proyectos agroecológicos en la península de Yucatán

    Proyectos agroecológicos en la península de Yucatán
    Mérida, Yucatán. 16 de noviembre de 2016 (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- La chaya (Cnidoscolus aconitifolius) suele encontrarse en platillos típicos de la región peninsular, como el brazo de reina, los tamales…
  • Dec 9

    Neurosoft, una aplicación para conectarse con el mundo

    Neurosoft, una aplicación para conectarse con el mundo
    La Paz, Baja California Sur. (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- Un grupo de estudiantes de la Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur (UABCS) desarrolla un sistema de comunicación llamado Neurosoft para personas con…
  • Dec 9

    Innova mexicano desde Japón cerebro-máquina que ayuda a personas a controlar dispositivos con la mente

    Innova mexicano desde Japón cerebro-máquina que ayuda a personas a controlar dispositivos con la mente
    Su fin, que a través de inteligencia artificial el desarrollo ayude a evitar la fatiga mental en pacientes con atrofia muscular El concurso de innovación Technology Review Innovators, llevado a cabo por el Instituto…
Rank this Week: 875

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David M. Boertje.

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    California Supreme Court: Prop. 47 Applies to Plea Deal

    California Supreme Court: Prop. 47 Applies to Plea Deal
    In the latest court case involving Prop. 47, the California Supreme Court recently held that the voter-approved ballot measure that reduced penalties for certain drug and property crimes from felonies to misdemeanors, applies to prisoners…
  • Dec 7

    U.S. Marshalls File Probable Cause Statement Against Ammon Bundy’s Lawyer

    U.S. Marshalls File Probable Cause Statement Against Ammon Bundy’s Lawyer
    In a bizarre end to an already-bizarre criminal case, a group of six U.S. marshals surrounded the criminal defense attorney who defended Ammon Bundy, tackled him, and stunned him with a taser. The marshals have now filed a probable cause…
  • Dec 2

    Prop 57: Voters Approve Early Inmate Release

    Prop 57: Voters Approve Early Inmate Release
    In the latest criminal justice reform to pass through the state of California, California voters have also approved Prop. 57, the Parole for Non-Violent Criminals and Court Trial Requirements Initiative. The measure passed with 65% of the…
Rank this Week: 973

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Dec 9

    The Allen Charge Project: Arizona

    The Allen Charge Project: Arizona
    According to Wikipedia, Arizona is one of the jurisdictions that has rejected the Allen Charge in whole or in part. The cited case is State v. Thomas, 342 P.2d 197 (Ariz. 1959). In Thomas, Albert Thomas was charged with first-degree...
  • Dec 8

    Malice, Manslaughter, and the Michael Slager Trial

    Malice, Manslaughter, and the Michael Slager Trial
    According to the foreman of the jury in the Michael Slager trial, the jury was focusing on a lesser manslaughter conviction for Slager rather than murder, which under South Carolina law requires "malice aforethought." "We had…
  • Dec 7

    The Allen Charge Project: Alaska

    The Allen Charge Project: Alaska
    The key Alaska case regarding the Allen Charge is Fields v. State, 487 P.2d 831 (Alaska 1971). In Fields, Eugene Field and Joseph Bassett appealed from their convictions for assault with a dangerous weapon, attempted robbery, robbery, and…
Rank this Week: 974

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog

Provides updates and commentary on whistleblower cases. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.whistleblowerquitamlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    Why are Qui Tam Cases Filed Under Seal?

    Why are Qui Tam Cases Filed Under Seal?
    Anyone reading this blog probably knows that we represent whistleblowers who file so-called “qui tam” cases under the False Claims Act.  The term “qui tam” is a Latin term derived from the longer and ancient legal…
  • Dec 2

    How do I become a whistleblower?

    How do I become a whistleblower?
      A whistleblower is a person who reports fraud, corruption or other wrongdoing, usually, but not always, at their place of work.  Most states have laws that protect whistleblowers and prohibit employers from firing, demoting…
  • Nov 18

    The False Claims Act – One Defense Against Military Contractor Fraud

    The False Claims Act – One Defense Against Military Contractor Fraud
    A study done by the National Contract Management Association revealed that in 2014, at close to three billion dollars, the Department of Defense accounted for two-thirds of the nation’s corporate contract spending.  This vast…
Rank this Week: 761

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 861

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Dec 9

    Hotel tax opinion filing Monday

    Hotel tax opinion filing Monday
    On Monday morning, the Supreme Court will file its opinion in In re Transient Occupancy Tax Cases, which was argued on the special late-September calendar in San Diego. The case raises the issue:  When a customer books a hotel room…
  • Dec 9

    No conference held the week of December 5, 2016

    No conference held the week of December 5, 2016
    The Court held no conference this week because it heard oral argument in Los Angeles. Accordingly, no action was taken on petitions for review and no opinions were ordered published or depublished.
  • Dec 8

    Supreme Court affirms death penalty for robbery-murder

    Supreme Court affirms death penalty for robbery-murder
    In People v. Melendez, the Supreme Court today affirms the death penalty for a 2000 robbery and murder.  The unanimous opinion by Justice Ming Chin, among other things, rejects the defendant’s argument that the prosecution had a…
Rank this Week: 881

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 993

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident…

Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.fortlauderdalecaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    Tech Distractions Blamed for Biggest Spike in Car Accident Fatalities in 50 Year

    Tech Distractions Blamed for Biggest Spike in Car Accident Fatalities in 50 Year
    Our nation’s streets, roadways and thoroughfares are an increasingly dangerous place to be. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports the number of highway deaths in the first six months of this year spiked 10.4 percent…
  • Dec 3

    Small v. Sayre – Preserving Your Injury Lawsuit for Appeal

    Small v. Sayre – Preserving Your Injury Lawsuit for Appeal
    The goal of any injury lawyer at trial is to win the case and obtain fair compensation for the client. Unfortunately, even the most skilled attorneys can’t promise they will win every case. Our Orlando injury lawyers strongly…
  • Dec 3

    Small v. Sayre – Preserving Your Injury Lawsuit for Appeal

    Small v. Sayre – Preserving Your Injury Lawsuit for Appeal
    The goal of any injury lawyer at trial is to win the case and obtain fair compensation for the client. Unfortunately, even the most skilled attorneys can’t promise they will win every case. Our Orlando injury lawyers strongly…
Rank this Week: 860

Canadian Competition & Antitrust…

Canadian Competition & Antitrust Law

Covers Canadian competition law. By by Steve Szentesi.

http://www.ipvancouverblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    Guilty Plea in Bid-Rigging Case Highlights Competition Bureau’s Ongoing Procurement Focu

    Guilty Plea in Bid-Rigging Case Highlights Competition Bureau’s Ongoing Procurement Focu
    December 9, 2016 Practical Law Canada Competition has published a new Legal Update, which discusses a recent whistleblower case where a federal employee pleaded guilty to failing to report wrongdoing under the Financial Administration Act.…
  • Dec 8

    Whistleblowers and the Competition Act: Key Point

    Whistleblowers and the Competition Act: Key Point
    December 8, 2016 I receive quite a few inquiries about how the Competition Bureau (Bureau) works, what kinds of claims can be made under the Competition Act and how to report potential competition law violations to the Bureau (and what…
  • Dec 7

    Leading Brand Settles “Made in Canada” Case, Second Use of Competition Tribunal’s Mediation Proce

    Leading Brand Settles “Made in Canada” Case, Second Use of Competition Tribunal’s Mediation Proce
    December 7, 2016 Earlier today, the Competition Bureau (Bureau) announced that Moose Knuckles has entered into a settlement to resolve alleged false or misleading “Made in Canada” claims relating to its down-filled parkas (see:…
Rank this Week: 960

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
  • Dec 9

    Tye Williams-Former NEXT FInancial Broker- Barred From Securities Industry

    Tye Williams-Former NEXT FInancial Broker- Barred From Securities Industry
    September 2016-Frisco, Texas Tye Williams, a stockbroker who formerly worked for NEXT Financial Group was barred by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) from acting as a broker or otherwise associating with firms that sell…
  • Nov 30

    Merrill Lynch Fined $7M Over Leveraged Management Account Inadequacie

    Merrill Lynch Fined $7M Over Leveraged Management Account Inadequacie
    November 2016- New York Merrill Lynch was fined $7 million by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for inadequately supervising the use of leverage (margin) in customer accounts. Merrill Loan Management Accounts (LMAs) permit…
  • Nov 29

    Matthew & WIlliam Griffin of Payson Petroleum-Named In SEC Action

    Matthew & WIlliam Griffin of Payson Petroleum-Named In SEC Action
    November 2016 -Dallas, Texas Matthew Carl Griffin and his brother William Daniel Griffin were named in a civil action filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charging them with fraudulently offering interests through their…
Rank this Week: 764

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Dec 9

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Head Transplant Patient Will Use Virtual Reality to Smooth Transition to New Body, Smithsonian Magazine Stay Optimistic, Live Longer?, The New York Times Strobe Lighting Provides a Flicker of Hope in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s, The…
  • Dec 7

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    External brain stimulation goes deep, Nature News Neuroscience hasn’t been weaponized – it’s been a tool of war from the start, The Conversation A Dose of a Hallucinogen From a ‘Magic Mushroom,’ and Then Lasting…
  • Dec 7

    "Foreword: Criminal Behavior and the Brain: When Law and Neuroscience Collide"

    "Foreword: Criminal Behavior and the Brain: When Law and Neuroscience Collide"
    Recently published on SSRN (and Fordham Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 399-422, 2016): "Foreword: Criminal Behavior and the Brain: When Law and Neuroscience Collide" DEBORAH W. DENNO, Fordham University School of Law This Foreword provides an…
Rank this Week: 849

Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

Offers legal news, notes and commentary of interest to small government contractors. By Steven Koprince.

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Dec 9

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: December 5-9, 2016

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: December 5-9, 2016
    I don’t know about your part of the country, but here in Lawrence, the temperatures have plunged and it has finally felt like winter for the first time.  When temps get cold, I prefer to stay inside with a hot beverage, but I have…
  • Dec 9

    2017 NDAA Increases DoD’s Micro-Purchase Threshold To $5,000

    2017 NDAA Increases DoD’s Micro-Purchase Threshold To $5,000
    The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act will increase the DoD’s micro-purchase threshold to $5,000. Under the conference bill recently approved by both House and Senate, the DoD’s micro-purchase threshold will be $1,500…
  • Dec 8

    2017 NDAA Authorizes $250 Million For New Small Business Prototyping Program

    2017 NDAA Authorizes $250 Million For New Small Business Prototyping Program
    Good news for small business looking to break into Department of Defense contracting: the 2017 NDAA establishes a new prototyping pilot program for small businesses and nontraditional defense contractors to develop new and innovative…
Rank this Week: 845

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Dec 9

    Canadian Copyright Reform Requires Fix to the Fair Dealing Gap

    Canadian Copyright Reform Requires Fix to the Fair Dealing Gap
    In the decade of lobbying leading up to the reform of Canadian copyright law in 2012, copyright lobby groups had one core message: Canada needed to implement and ratify the World Intellectual Property Organization's Internet treaties. While…
  • Dec 8

    Upon Further Review, the Ruling Should Stand: Why the CRTC Made the Right Call on the Super Bowl Simsub Ban

    Upon Further Review, the Ruling Should Stand: Why the CRTC Made the Right Call on the Super Bowl Simsub Ban
    The CRTC's 2015 decision to ban simultaneous substitution from the Super Bowl broadcast starting in February 2017 has generated renewed criticism in recent days as the NFL, Bell, and the U.S. government launch a lobbying blitz against the…
  • Dec 7

    Google v. Equustek: The SCC Hearing on Internet Jurisdiction and Free Speech

    Google v. Equustek: The SCC Hearing on Internet Jurisdiction and Free Speech
    The Supreme Court of Canada heard arguments in Google v. Equustek Solutions, a hugely important Internet case with implications for Internet jurisdiction and free speech online. I wrote about the lower court and appellate court decisions and…
Rank this Week: 879

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

Provides news on state and federal employment law and human resources.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Dec 9

    Court expedites appeal of overtime rule injunction

    Court expedites appeal of overtime rule injunction
    A federal appeals court will review the temporary injunction blocking new overtime regulations on an expedited schedule that wraps things up even faster than the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) had requested. But it still won’t reach a…
  • Dec 8

    New Tennessee law requires most employers to use E-Verify

    New Tennessee law requires most employers to use E-Verify
    by Todd Photopulos A new Tennessee law taking effect January 1 requires employers in the state with at least 50 employees to use the federal E-Verify employment verification process. The new requirement is a result of an amendment to the…
  • Dec 7

    Changes coming to Delaware’s discrimination law

    Changes coming to Delaware’s discrimination law
    by Lauren E.M. Russell Changes that will expand the Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act (DDEA) to include discrimination based on family responsibilities and reproductive health decisions are set to take effect on December 30. Under the…
Rank this Week: 762

Gavel to Gavel

Gavel to Gavel

Covers trends in legislative activity as it relates to the courts. By the National Center for State Courts.

http://gaveltogavel.us/
Rank this Week: 787

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 876

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Dec 9

    Protecting Reproductive Rights Under Donald Trump

    Protecting Reproductive Rights Under Donald Trump
    New York Times (Dec. 7, 2016): Protecting Reproductive Rights Under Donald Trump, by Editorial Board: The New York Times Editorial Board notes that although it may be a long time before future appointments to the Supreme Court make it…
  • Dec 8

    Ohio Legislature Passes Unconstitutional Abortion Bill Seeking to Change Constitutional Standard

    Ohio Legislature Passes Unconstitutional Abortion Bill Seeking to Change Constitutional Standard
    Washington Post (December 7, 2016): Empowered by Trump Ohio legislature passes 'heartbeat' bill that would ban most abortions, by Sandy Somashekhar, The Ohio legislature has passed a bill that would ban abortions as soon as a fetal heartbeat…
  • Dec 6

    Can 'Whole Woman's Health' Health' Help Push Back Attacks on Voting Rights?

    Can 'Whole Woman's Health' Health' Help Push Back Attacks on Voting Rights?
    Rewire (Dec. 6, 2016): Can 'Whole Woman's Health' Help Push Back Attacks on Voting Rights? by Jessica Mason Pieklo: One of the most interesting aspects of Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt was the Supreme Court's willingness to scrutinize…
Rank this Week: 802

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 838

Animal Rights: The Abolitionist…

Animal Rights: The Abolitionist Approach

Covers animal law and animal rights. By Gary L. Francione.

http://www.abolitionistapproach.com
  • Dec 9

    Thought of the Day: “But the World Won’t Go Vegan Overnight”

    Thought of the Day: “But the World Won’t Go Vegan Overnight”
    This was originally published on December 9, 2016 on the Abolitionist Approach Facebook page. ********** If you are not vegan, please go vegan. Veganism is about nonviolence. First and foremost, it’s about nonviolence to other sentient…
  • Dec 5

    Thought of the Day: Meatless Monday–A Very Bad Idea

    Thought of the Day: Meatless Monday–A Very Bad Idea
    This was originally published on December 5, 2016 on the Abolitionist Approach Facebook page. ********** If you are not vegan, please go vegan. Veganism is about nonviolence. First and foremost, it’s about nonviolence to other sentient…
  • Dec 3

    Thought of the Day: Single-Issue Campaigns and Why We Should Reject Them

    Thought of the Day: Single-Issue Campaigns and Why We Should Reject Them
    This was originally published on December 3, 2016 on the Abolitionist Approach Facebook page. ********** If you are not vegan, please go vegan. Veganism is about nonviolence. First and foremost, it’s about nonviolence to other sentient…
Rank this Week: 987

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/
  • Dec 9

    What is Cyberlaw, or There and Back Again

    What is Cyberlaw, or There and Back Again
    Jeanette Hofmann, Christian Katzenbach & Kirsten Gollatz, Between Coordination and Regulation: Finding the Governance in Internet Governance, New Media & Society (2016), available at SSRN.Michael MadisonThe concept of…
  • Dec 8

    Time to Say Goodbye to Forum Non Conveniens?

    Time to Say Goodbye to Forum Non Conveniens?
    Maggie Gardner, Retiring Forum Non Conveniens, 92 N.Y.U. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Robin EffronThe doctrine of forum non conveniens is a mainstay in the modern defendant’s procedural arsenal in transnational cases.…
  • Dec 7

    Im-be-ciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics and the Sterilisation of Carrie Buck

    Im-be-ciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics and the Sterilisation of Carrie Buck
    Adam Cohen, Imbeciles (2016).Kris MiccioAdam Cohen has written an exhaustive account of the nexus between eugenics, racism and immigration law in the United States. Against the backdrop of the Carrie Buck case, a young, poor Catholic…
Rank this Week: 870

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Dec 9

    South Korea's President Impeached Following Corruption Scandal

    South Korea's President Impeached Following Corruption Scandal
    The National Assembly of South Korea voted 234 to 56 to impeach President Park Geun-hye, the nation’s first female president, following a damaging corruption scandal with allegations of influence-peddling. President Park's powers are now…
  • Dec 8

    Call for Papers: Trade, Law, and Development

    Call for Papers: Trade, Law, and Development
    The Board of Editors of Trade, Law and Development invites original, unpublished manuscripts for publication in the Summer 2017 Special Issue of the Journal on "Recent Regionalism." Manuscripts may be in the form of Articles, Notes,…
  • Dec 8

    Volunteers Needed to Judge the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

    Volunteers Needed to Judge the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition
    The Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition is the world's largest moot court competition, with over 600 teams from more than 90 countries. The Jessup Competiton allows you to interact with brilliant students and talented…
Rank this Week: 975

Kluwer Patent Blog

Kluwer Patent Blog

Provides information and news on European patent law. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://kluwerpatentblog.com
  • Dec 9

    New The Annotated European Patent Convention by Derk Visser

    New The Annotated European Patent Convention by Derk Visser
    The new Visser is out The 24th edition of the book The Annotated European Patent Convention by Derk Visser has been published on 6 December 2016. The book is updated till 15 November 2016. A few important amendments in the book are:…
  • Dec 8

    Kluwer Christmas Quiz on Second Medical Use

    Kluwer Christmas Quiz on Second Medical Use
    The festive season is almost upon us once again. Since many British and other European folk (not to mention our American cousins) are feeling somewhat exhausted by the political upheavals that 2016 has brought with it, the Kluwer patents…
  • Dec 8

    Germany: Yttrium-Aluminium-Granat, Federal Court of Justice of Germany, X ZR 96/14, 16 August 2016

    Germany: Yttrium-Aluminium-Granat, Federal Court of Justice of Germany, X ZR 96/14, 16 August 2016
    The appeal court is not prevented from denying the credibility of a witness affirmed in the first instance court if there are concrete indications that raise doubts about the correctness and completeness of the relevant findings of fact and…
Rank this Week: 994

Elder Counsel Blog

Elder Counsel Blog

Provides education and tools for Elder Law and Special Needs Attorneys.

http://www.eldercounsel.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 775

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Dec 8

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    No, even in this digital age, paper is not dead!. The post Friday Fun appeared first on pissd.com.
  • Dec 8

    5 Legal Self-Defense Mistakes You Must Avoid

    5 Legal Self-Defense Mistakes You Must Avoid
    The United States recognizes individuals’ rights to self-defense. However, using a claim of self-defense to protect yourself legally is not an ironclad strategy. A useful (if not technically accurate) way to think about a self-defense…
  • Dec 7

    5 Reasons To Find A Good Lawyer Before You Need One

    5 Reasons To Find A Good Lawyer Before You Need One
    A DUI or traffic arrest can find anyone facing an arrest or criminal charges, often in situations that may have been difficult to anticipate. Knowing where to turn in order to find legal guidance, assistance and formal representation in…
Rank this Week: 756

Utah State Bar News

Utah State Bar News

The Utah State Bar publishes compliance notices, court rule changes, and other information relevant to the practice of law in Utah.

http://www.utahbar.org/news
  • Dec 8

    NOMINEE NAMED TO FILL MORGAN COUNTY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY

    NOMINEE NAMED TO FILL MORGAN COUNTY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY
    Morgan, UT— The Morgan County Nominating Commission has announced the appointment of the Honorable Brian Edward Brower to fill the Morgan County Justice Court vacancy. The position will replace Judge Tony Hassell who will retire…
  • Dec 7

    JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED

    JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED
    Spring City, UT—The Sanpete County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on Dec. 15, 2016, to select judicial candidates for the Fountain Green and Spring City Justice Court to replace Judge Ivo Peterson who retired…
  • Dec 6

    JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED

    JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED
    Price, UT—The Carbon County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on Dec. 13, 2016, to select a candidate for the East Carbon Justice Court to replace Judge Linda Murdock who retired effective Sep. 30, 2016. The…
Rank this Week: 782

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident case updates and news. Published By New York injury firm Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    AAA Study Finds EVEN Hands-Free Devices Distract Driver

    AAA Study Finds EVEN Hands-Free Devices Distract Driver
    A study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has found voice activation technology in cars to be distracting and that it takes drivers 27 seconds to regain full alertness after making a command.  For example, a car going 25…
  • Dec 8

    Surgical Aide Caught Sleeping On Duty

    Surgical Aide Caught Sleeping On Duty
    Angelita Williamson, a surgical nurse aide in East Harlem, has been accused of silencing an elderly patient’s life-support alarm overnight in order to get some rest. On January 13, 2015 Williamson was assigned the task of a…
  • Dec 8

    NYC Construction Worker Dies on the Job

    NYC Construction Worker Dies on the Job
    A 43 year old construction worker died after an accident at a construction site in Brooklyn on October 11 when a piece of machinery snapped and hit him in the head. The construction worker was operating a pile drilling machine when a shackle…
Rank this Week: 841

The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

Covers developments and trends in all areas of the law that impact brands, including the creation, promotion and protection of branded products and services. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thebrandprotectionblog.com
  • Dec 8

    Don’t be a Turkey! – Lessons learnt for trade mark owners as the Wild case conclude

    Don’t be a Turkey! – Lessons learnt for trade mark owners as the Wild case conclude
    A recent High Court of Australia (HCA) decision has marked the finale of the dispute between Lodestar Anstalt (Wild Geese Whiskey) and Campari America LLC (Wild Turkey Bourbon), with the HCA refusing to grant Wild Turkey Bourbon leave to…
  • Dec 7

    Denial of CDA immunity defense not immediately appealable

    Denial of CDA immunity defense not immediately appealable
    On November 1, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled that the Communications Decency Act (CDA) provides immunity from liability, not from suit, precluding interlocutory appellate jurisdiction under the collateral order…
  • Dec 6

    Package as “Advertising”

    Package as “Advertising”
    On October 17, 2016, a US federal trial court in the District of Columbia ruled that a competitor may pursue a Lanham Act claim for false advertising due to a container of black pepper. Watkins Inc. v. McCormick & Co., Inc., Case No.…
Rank this Week: 753

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Dec 8

    Reminder: Employers Required to E-File Paperwork with Employment Development Department

    Reminder: Employers Required to E-File Paperwork with Employment Development Department
    With the compliance date rapidly approaching, the California Chamber of Commerce is reminding employers that beginning January 1, 2017, employers with 10 or more employees will be required to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage…
  • Dec 7

    San José’s New Scheduling Ordinance

    San José’s New Scheduling Ordinance
    On November 8, 2016, the voters of San José passed an ordinance that requires employers to provide hours to existing employees before they hire new employees. Before hiring new employees, including through a staffing or temporary…
  • Dec 5

    California’s Upcoming Minimum Wage Increase – Review Your Practice

    California’s Upcoming Minimum Wage Increase – Review Your Practice
    On January 1, 2017, California’s minimum wage increases to $10.50 per hour for businesses with 26 or more employees. Small businesses with 25 or fewer employees will continue to pay the current minimum wage of $10 per hour. The increase…
Rank this Week: 789

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Dec 8

    Who is Responsible for the 36 Victims in Deadly Oakland Fire?

    Who is Responsible for the 36 Victims in Deadly Oakland Fire?
    With 36 confirmed dead in an Oakland warehouse fire, many grieving families want answers as to what, and who, is responsible for the deadly fire that trapped so many during an electric dance party in a building with no smoke alarms or…
  • Dec 6

    Why A Blind Trust Is So Important for a Trump Presidency

    Why A Blind Trust Is So Important for a Trump Presidency
    Not every U.S. President has used blind trusts during their time in office.  In fact, Obama was the most recent president that chose not to use a blind trust.  However, the Obamas had bank accounts, treasury notes, index funds and…
  • Dec 6

    The History of the First Amendment and Flag Burning

    The History of the First Amendment and Flag Burning
    The debate over how the American flag should be treated when it comes to freedom of speech and expression-both in recent days and over the years-is a question of law that brings out the highest passions on both sides of the issue. Just last…
Rank this Week: 1000

Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

Provides news and views on current topics in elder law, estate planning, wills and trusts, caregiver issues, probate and estate administration, Medicaid and Veterans benefits, other issues of importance to seniors and their families. By Joseph S. Karp.

http://karplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 8

    Medicare announces 2017 premiums, deductible

    Medicare announces 2017 premiums, deductible
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  • Nov 27

    What can clients expect following the 2016 election?

    What can clients expect following the 2016 election?
    The most contentious election in recent memory is over. Whatever your opinion of the results (and I'd venture to say the typical reader has a very strong opinion), my job is to analyze the impact of a Trump presidency on the issues of…
  • Nov 15

    Financial Elder Abuse: The perfect storm of Sumner Redstone

    Financial Elder Abuse: The perfect storm of Sumner Redstone
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]--> <!--[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE …
Rank this Week: 967

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 803

New York Estate Planning Lawyer…

New York Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    The Charitable Estate: Lifetime Giving

    The Charitable Estate: Lifetime Giving
    Giving to charity is an important aspect of many estates. Those wishing to give gifts in a tax efficient manner should consider the positives and negatives of certain types of gifts. Many people who are wishing to help reduce estate taxes…
  • Dec 6

    The Charitable Estate: Qualified Funds While During Your Lifetime

    The Charitable Estate: Qualified Funds While During Your Lifetime
    Charitable contributions and gifts make up a large aspect of many estates. As with everything, there is a right way to give and a wrong way to give. Planning can help ensure that your gift is properly funded and distributed according to your…
  • Dec 3

    Tax Identification Numbers For Trust

    Tax Identification Numbers For Trust
    Trusts are common estate planning tools in which a person can transfer ownership of assets to the trust. While this person is alive, they retain control over the assets in their life. Upon their death, the assets are distributed to the…
Rank this Week: 772

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

Covers copyrights, cyberspace law, music, patents, privacy, trade secrets and trademarks. By Weintraub Genshlea Chediak.

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    Two Key Things You Need to Know About the 2016 Federal Rule Change

    Two Key Things You Need to Know About the 2016 Federal Rule Change
    On December 1, 2016, amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (“FRCP”) and Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure (FRAP) took effect.  While at first glance, the changes may not seem dramatic, but changes such as…
  • Dec 1

    Holiday Horror Series: Part 1- Could You Patent Christmas?!

    Holiday Horror Series: Part 1- Could You Patent Christmas?!
    The holidays are upon us.  Given that everything seems to be protected by intellectual property rights, could someone protect Christmas? The most likely candidate to try to patent Christmas would be Santa Claus.  But (assuming all…
  • Nov 22

    Supreme Court May Cut Back Laches in Patent Infringement Case

    Supreme Court May Cut Back Laches in Patent Infringement Case
    The United States Supreme Court is considering whether the doctrine of laches will bar a patent infringement claim filed within the Patent Act’s six-year damage limitations period set forth in 35 U.S.C. §286.  The case before…
Rank this Week: 833

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 907

Condo Reporter

Condo Reporter

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

http://www.condoreporter.com/
  • Dec 8

    Condominiums Battle Against Short-Term Rental

    Condominiums Battle Against Short-Term Rental
    With the growth in the “sharing economy”, many condominiums have been forced to turn their minds to the issue of short-term rentals.  While some investor owners are listing their units on short-term rental sites in order to…
  • Dec 6

    Vote Now for Best New Toronto Buildings in 2016

    Vote Now for Best New Toronto Buildings in 2016
    Urban Toronto is conducting a poll to select Toronto’s favourite buildings completed in 2016, including office and condominium buildings. (Last year’s poll only included residential buildings) There are three categories of…
  • Dec 1

    Condo Owner’s Request for Administrator Denied by Court

    Condo Owner’s Request for Administrator Denied by Court
    In a prior blog post, we reported about a case, (Middlesex Condominium Corp. No. 195 v. Sunbelt Business Centres (Canada) Inc.) involving a hydro expense dispute in a mixed-use commercial/residential condominium. In that case the condominium…
Rank this Week: 892

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

On the Bankruptcy Soapbox

By the Moran Law Group.

http://www.bankruptcysoapbox.com/
  • Dec 8

    Three Reasons To Divorce Your Bank Before Bankruptcy

    Three Reasons To Divorce Your Bank Before Bankruptcy
      Banks do funny things when a customer files bankruptcy. Only many are not so funny. Whether your relationship with your bank has been good or not, there may be grounds for divorce before you file your bankruptcy case. Or at least…
  • Dec 8

    Keep Your Tax Refund Despite Filing Bankruptcy

    Keep Your Tax Refund Despite Filing Bankruptcy
    Usually, we’re touting pre bankruptcy planning:  know what’s exempt, what debts will survive bankruptcy, and arrange your affairs to lose as little as possible to a bankruptcy trustee. There’s one bit of tax and…
  • Dec 7

    Little Guys, Big Banks, And The Quest For Change

    Little Guys, Big Banks, And The Quest For Change
      I didn’t expect insight on our national political upheaval at a bar association holiday luncheon. But the more I think, the more I believe bankruptcy specialist Norma Hammes hit on something in her remarks. In consumer…
Rank this Week: 878