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AALL Spectrum Blog

AALL Spectrum Blog

A place for law librarians to discuss AALL Spectrum articles and their profession

http://aallspectrum.wordpress.com
  • Jun 15

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved
    The AALL Spectrum blog has moved to inside AALLNET, http://www.aallnet.org/blogs/spectrum-blog. Within AALLNET it should be more readily found by AALL members yet still viewable my non-members.  All the archived content will remain on this…
  • Jun 15

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved
    The AALL Spectrum blog has moved to inside AALLNET, http://www.aallnet.org/blogs/spectrum-blog. Within AALLNET it should be more readily found by AALL members yet still viewable my non-members.  All the archived content will remain on…
  • Jun 6

    The Value of Law Librarian

    The Value of Law Librarian
    Law librarians know the value of law librarians, even when they struggle to articulate that value to others. It pleases us when someone aptly describes what we do; and it satisfies even more when that praise comes from a user. One such…
Rank this Week: 666

Portland Injury Attorney Blog

Portland Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Oregon medical malpractice and personal injury law. By Robert Le, PC.

http://www.portlandinjuryattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 628

Health Care Law Blog

Health Care Law Blog

Anaylsis, comments and thoughts on health care legal, regulatory and compliance issues, HIPAA privacy & security, stark & fraud, and technology. By Bob Coffield of Flaherty, Sensabaugh & Bonasso PLLC.

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

    WVHCA Issues Policy Statement for Public Witnesse

    WVHCA Issues Policy Statement for Public Witnesse
    On April 11, 2012, the West Virginia Health Care Authority announced a new policy regarding the testimony for witnesses from the public before the Authority at certificate of need and rate hearings. The policy statement issued by James L.…
  • Mar 14

    MSBCBS of TN Settles HIPAA/HITECH Violation for $1.5M

    MSBCBS of TN Settles HIPAA/HITECH Violation for $1.5M
    The HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced a settlement of $1.5M with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee (BCBST) relating to potential violations under the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules. According to the OCR press release, the…
  • Mar 10

    OHFLAC Announces New Independent Informal Dispute Resolution Procedure for West Virginia Nursing Home

    OHFLAC Announces New Independent Informal Dispute Resolution Procedure for West Virginia Nursing Home
    The latest West Virginia Health Care Association e-News Update announced that the Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification (OHFLAC) has put into place a new Independent Informal Dispute Resolution (IIDR) review of disputed…
Rank this Week: 616

Los Angeles Employment Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers disability and medical discrimination, employment claims, workplace discrimination, and workplace harassment. By the Law Offices of David H. Greenberg.

http://www.losangelesemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 21

    How To Ace An Interview With What You Don’t Say

    How To Ace An Interview With What You Don’t Say
    It can feel like you’re being interrogated- your sat on a chair in front of one, or a row of people, who will give you question after question, judge your answers and make little notes while you talk. It’s a universal fact of life- nobody…
  • Aug 20

    Are women drivers better or worse than male drivers?

    Are women drivers better or worse than male drivers?
    The battle of the sexes is an age old argument, but perhaps no issue gets either side more fired up than the question “Are women worse drivers than men?”  Women have gotten an unfair rap of being poor drivers, but who is it that is…
  • Aug 2

    7 Things You Should Look for Before Engaging a Lawyer

    7 Things You Should Look for Before Engaging a Lawyer
    When it comes to finding the proper lawyer to fight your case, time might not be on your side. However it’s essential that you do take some time out to choose the right attorney and don’t be pushed into making any hasty choices. So how do…
Rank this Week: 668

North Carolina Social Security…

North Carolina Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers social security disability benefits, appeals and hearings. By the Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo, L.L.C.

http://www.northcarolinasocialsecuritydisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 21

    Goal Setting for 2012 for North Carolina Social Security Disability Hopeful

    Goal Setting for 2012 for North Carolina Social Security Disability Hopeful
    2012 is on the horizon. If you are on North Carolina social security disability, or if you seek SSD or supplemental security income (SSI) benefits, odds are that you face multiple budgetary challenges. Those financial challenges are stacked…
  • Dec 18

    The “Impatience Problem” and North Carolina Social Security Disability

    The “Impatience Problem” and North Carolina Social Security Disability
    The quest for North Carolina Social Security Disability can be brutally slow, especially when you measure that quest in terms of our 24/7, Twitter-centric world view. It’s easy to get impatient, in other words, particularly if you’re…
  • Dec 15

    Disappointed with Your North Carolina Social Security Disability Results?

    Disappointed with Your North Carolina Social Security Disability Results?
    In 2011, over 3 million people sought social security disability benefits in North Carolina and elsewhere in the U.S. It’s a safe bet that many hundreds of thousands of those applicants came out of the process disappointed, if not…
Rank this Week: 600

Capital Defense Weekly

Capital Defense Weekly

Covers news and case law for those interested in capital litigation. By Karl Keys.

http://www.capitaldefenseweekly.com
  • Jul 26

    Closing down

    Closing down
    As previously noted we are closing down.  Starting Labour Day weekend this site will automatically redirect to an archive of the website. In response to several emails asking to take over Weekly, I’m not sure yet of the final direction…
  • Jul 21

    Where next?

    Where next?
    As announced in the last edition, the weekly email edition is done.  The archives will be stored in a new site with a “resurrection” of a project abandoned years ago, the “Toolbox,” which is a collection of guides and source…
  • Jul 11

    first edition of July

    first edition of July
    From this week’s intro:
Rank this Week: 681

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
  • Jul 11

    Federal Court of Appeal rules illegal immigrant has no right to free health care

    Federal Court of Appeal rules illegal immigrant has no right to free health care
    Illegal immigrant can’t get health care because she didn’t pay application fees A Grenadian woman who came to Canada in 1999 and remained in Toronto after her visitor visa expired has been denied free health care by the Federal Court of…
  • Jul 10

    Review our Immigration Services! How did we do for you?

    Review our Immigration Services! How did we do for you?
    We get a lot of traffic from our website. www.VisaPlace.com is one of the most popular immigration sites in North America and I would guess the world. Many of our clients find us online for Canadian and US immigration services. Of course our…
  • Jul 7

    Denied Entry to Canada: TRP approved and husband and wife united!

    Denied Entry to Canada: TRP approved and husband and wife united!
    Hi Shab, It was a little frightening but I got through immigration on Friday with a TRP valid until 31 July. Ron will scan and send the TRP to you first thing Monday morning and I presume we will have to get an application for an extension…
Rank this Week: 644

New York Trusts & Estates Law…

New York Trusts & Estates Law Blog

Covers New York wills, trusts, estates, and elder law. By Saul Elnadav.

http://trustsestateslaw.com
Rank this Week: 674

Musings on Immigration

Musings on Immigration

Covers immigration issues, including current political and social events and their impact on immigration law and reform. By Kuck Casablanca LLC.

http://www.immigration.net/Blog
  • Aug 20

    USCIS Knows What Its Problems Are. Will It Now Fix Them?

    USCIS Knows What Its Problems Are. Will It Now Fix Them?
    Recently, the USCIS conducted a survey of more than 5,000 “stakeholders” (folks who care about and participate in the U.S. immigration system in some way).  These stakeholders were asked to identify the key areas of concern for them.…
  • Aug 19

    Senator Schumer, You are Wrong!

    Senator Schumer, You are Wrong!
    Last Week Congress passed its first major piece of immigration legislation in several years.  The Border Security Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2010 (H.R. 5875) Besides the fact that the bill itself is a joke–passed without…
  • Aug 12

    GOP candidate for Governor announces Arizona-style immigration bill for Florida

    GOP candidate for Governor announces Arizona-style immigration bill for Florida
    According to an examiner.com report, Florida’s Attorney General Bill McCollum, and a GOP gubernatorial candidate, yesterday announced a bill to be introduced in the Florida Legislature that will rival Arizona’s embattled immigration law.
Rank this Week: 722

This Side of the House

This Side of the House

http://thissideofthehouse.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 10

    Poland and Russia

    Poland and Russia
    My commiserations to the Poles for the sad news today.I sincerely hope that the event won't be used as an excuse by those who would want to stymie the increasingly good relationship with Russia.
  • Mar 22

    Praise, indeed

    Praise, indeed
    "A few insults and a touch of sarcasm scattered across 45 comments is the blogging equivalent of a standing ovation"(taken from: here (Doug Pascover Mar 16th 2010 3:22 GMT)
  • Mar 16

    Golden Snitch

    Golden Snitch
    Well, it appears that I either have the playing skills of Harry or someone used a confundus charm on the other candidates but I am over the moon to tell you all I appear to have caught the golden snitch!
Rank this Week: 642

Bad Prosecutors

Bad Prosecutors

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

http://bennettlawfirm.typepad.com/badprosecutors/
Rank this Week: 646

Surrogacy Lawyer

Surrogacy Lawyer

Covers assisted reproduction law and family formation issues, including surrogacy, egg donation, embryo donation and sperm donation. By Stephanie Caballero.

http://surrogacylawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 9

    First UK Baby Born Free of Cancer Gene

    First UK Baby Born Free of Cancer Gene
    While this has been done in the United States, the first baby was born in the UK free of the breast cancer gene, BRCA1, which would have meant that the baby girl had an 80 percent chance of contracting breast cancer. I know this is a…
  • Jan 9

    Assisted Reproduction and Autism

    Assisted Reproduction and Autism
    It’s only speculation now that environmental factors, including assisted reproduction technologies, have contributed to the high increase in the number of children diagnosed with Autism. Education and awareness of Austin have been key…
  • Dec 29

    Economic Turmoil Fuels India's Fertility Busine

    Economic Turmoil Fuels India's Fertility Busine
    I recently posted about how patients are canceling their IVF appointments for surrogacy and egg donation in India because of the recent terrorist attacks in Mumbai, but apparently that has not stopped the booming industry in India. In fact,…
Rank this Week: 640

Harmful Error

Harmful Error

Discusses the Nevada Supreme Court and criminal law in Nevada. By JoNell Thomas.

http://www.harmfulerror.com/
  • Oct 8

    District court judge debate videos available

    District court judge debate videos available
    Fact to Face with Jon Ralston has posted videos of district court judge candidate debates:
  • Oct 8

    Oral argument mp3's available

    Oral argument mp3's available
    The Nevada Supreme Court has made available oral argument recordings for arguments heard on October 6: Sheriff v. Bucham Landreth v. Malik In re: William M. and Marques B.
  • Oct 8

    Oral Argument Calendar: Wed. Oct. 15

    Oral Argument Calendar: Wed. Oct. 15
    The Nevada Supreme Court has posted its oral argument calendar for Wednesday October 15th, 2008: 10:00 AM -- D'NAL2 VS. HARBORS, LLC (48519)
Rank this Week: 635

Current copyright readings

Current copyright readings

Bibliography of current articles on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the Teach Act and other copyright issues. By M. Claire Stewart.

http://copyrightreadings.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 4

    Wal-Mart Drops DRM Servers, Customers Lose Music

    Wal-Mart Drops DRM Servers, Customers Lose Music
    Wal-Mart Drops DRM Servers, Customers Lose Musicby Scott NicholsPC World, publication date: 29 September 2008 "Wal-Mart is just following the recent trend of screwing over customers by dropping DRM, as led by Microsoft and Yahoo. Sure,…
  • May 23

    First Sale Victory in Vernor

    First Sale Victory in Vernor
    First Sale Victory in Vernorby WILLIAM PATRYPatry Copyright Blog, publication date: 22 May 2008 "...Judge Jones found that the transactions were legal. To do so, he had to wade through a thicket of court of appeals' opinions, ultimately…
  • May 23

    Microsoft news: confirms a broadcast flag, announces ODF support, drops book program

    Microsoft news: confirms a broadcast flag, announces ODF support, drops book program
    A very interesting week for Microsoft news: confirms a broadcast flag, announces ODF support, drops book programMicrosoft confirms Windows adheres to broadcast flagby Greg SandovalCNet News, publication date:18 May 2008 Open-Source File…
Rank this Week: 715

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Aug 23

    Reddy Annappareddy: Innocent Victim of the Government's False Evidence

    Reddy Annappareddy: Innocent Victim of the Government's False Evidence
    In June 2016, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (Judge George Levi Russell III, presiding) granted Reddy Annappareddy a new trial on the grounds that the prosecutors presented false evidence to the jury at his first…
  • Jul 20

    A Review of the UK Serious Fraud Office's Second DPA

    A Review of the UK Serious Fraud Office's Second DPA
    Earlier this month, the UK Serious Fraud Office announced the approval by Lord Justice Leveson of the country's second deferred prosecution agreement. Readers may recall that the implementation of a DPA process is relatively new in the UK…
  • Jul 15

    Fed Ex Case - Real Change Needs to Happen

    Fed Ex Case - Real Change Needs to Happen
    In 2014, prosecutors proceeded with a case against fed ex. Unlike many companies in a post-Arthur Andersen world, they would not be bullied into folding and taking a non-prosecution or deferred prosecution agreement. Instead, they took the…
Rank this Week: 922

In-house Access

In-house Access

Covers corporate counsel best practices. By the Association of Corporate Counsel.

http://www.inhouseaccess.com/
  • Aug 23

    What In-house Counsel Can Learn From the Fantasy Sports Industry

    What In-house Counsel Can Learn From the Fantasy Sports Industry
    (Originally appeared on ACCDocket.com) Fantasy sports might be a fan favorite, but they’ve faced tough opponents in the legal world. In ACC Docket’s upcoming September issue, Joy R. Butler and Ellen M. Zavian discuss the legal…
  • Jul 5

    A Pro Bono Counsel’s Reflection on Representing Clients of Kids In Need of Defense (KIND)

    A Pro Bono Counsel’s Reflection on Representing Clients of Kids In Need of Defense (KIND)
    Guest blogger: Jennifer E. Constantinou is Vice President – Litigation & Government Relations at Wyndham Hotel Group. She can be reached at Jennifer.Constantinou@wyn.com. In August 2011, a pro bono coordinator for Kids In Need of…
  • Jun 21

    ACC Litigation Committee Teams Up With Kids In Need of Defense (KIND)

    ACC Litigation Committee Teams Up With Kids In Need of Defense (KIND)
    Guest blogger: Coleman T. Lechner is Senior Counsel – Litigation at Wyndham Worldwide Corporation. Coleman is also the secretary and the pro bono chair of the ACC Litigation Committee. He can be reached at Coleman.Lechner@wyn.com. The…
Rank this Week: 822

What's New in Employment Law?

What's New in Employment Law?

Focuses on employment law developments, particularly in California.

http://shawvalenza.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    Ninth Circuit Holds Class Action Waivers in Employment Agreements Violate the National Labor Relations Act

    Ninth Circuit Holds Class Action Waivers in Employment Agreements Violate the National Labor Relations Act
    A panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held 2-1 that class action waivers in arbitration agreements violate the National Labor Relations Act. In an opinion by Chief Judge Sidney Thomas, the divided panel's majority decided that the…
  • Jul 1

    Don't Wait for the $15 Minimum Wage - San Francisco's Goes Up to $13 Today!

    Don't Wait for the $15 Minimum Wage - San Francisco's Goes Up to $13 Today!
    If you know someone doing business in San Francisco, remember to let that special person know that the minimum wage goes up to $13.00 per hour effective today.  The SF minimum wage web page with access to the poster etc. is here.As of…
  • Jun 20

    Happy 10th Anniversary Shaw Valenza LLP

    Happy 10th Anniversary Shaw Valenza LLP
    Yep, lil ol' Shaw Valenza LLP is now officially lil' AND 10 years old as of 6/19. The blog is turning 10 in a week or so too. And that means it's time to thank you once again for reading and passing along to your colleagues and such.…
Rank this Week: 899

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment discrimination, severance, wage violations, sexual harassment and civil rights. By The Harman Firm, LLP.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Uber Faces Setback in Independent Contractor Litigation; Court Rejects Proposed $100M Settlement

    Uber Faces Setback in Independent Contractor Litigation; Court Rejects Proposed $100M Settlement
    Owen H. Laird, Esq. As we have previously discussed, Uber, the multi-billion dollar company behind the eponymous smartphone taxi app, is in a long-term dispute with its drivers over benefits and pay.  This dispute stems from Uber’s…
  • Aug 19

    American Bar Association Votes to Prohibit Discrimination

    American Bar Association Votes to Prohibit Discrimination
    Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. On August 8, 2016, the American Bar Association (“ABA”) voted at its 2016 Annual Meeting in San Francisco to prohibit discrimination and harassment in the practice of law. The ABA’s House of Delegates…
  • Aug 17

    “Equal Play, Equal Pay”: U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Fights for Equal Compensation

    “Equal Play, Equal Pay”: U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Fights for Equal Compensation
    Lev Craig Last week, we reported on groundbreaking equal pay legislation that was recently passed in Massachusetts. Yesterday, the U.S. women’s soccer team played their last match of the 2016 Olympics, but are still competing for equal…
Rank this Week: 943

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Aug 22

    Feel Confident that Your Legal Research is Complete

    Feel Confident that Your Legal Research is Complete
    Feel Confident that Your Legal Research is Complete by Family Law and Estate Planning attorney, Jeremy Byellin One of the worst experiences as an attorney is realizing that a vital authority is missing from your legal argument.  Your…
  • Aug 4

    Five Fascinating Books for Lawyers and Law Student

    Five Fascinating Books for Lawyers and Law Student
    Five Fascinating Books for Lawyers and Law Students by Nashville personal injury attorney and founder and lead attorney of Keith Williams Law Group, Keith Williams If you’re like a lot of lawyers I speak to, you’re…
  • Jul 22

    Study Rooms Available at Central Library

    Study Rooms Available at Central Library
    Did you know that San Diego Public Library’s Central branch has study rooms available for free to anyone with a library card? The library has 22 study rooms that seat 2-6 people on several different floors of the library. These ……
Rank this Week: 862

Litigation Consulting Report

Litigation Consulting Report

Covers trial presentation theory, trial graphics designs, trial technician recommendations and jury research methodologies. By A2L Consulting.

http://www.a2lc.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    Business Development – The A2L Way

    Business Development – The A2L Way
    by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L Consulting I have always been deeply involved in and passionate about business development. It was this passion that made it possible for me to build A2L from the ground up in the early 1990s. Building a…
  • Aug 16

    [Free E-Book] The Value of Litigation Consulting 2nd Edition

    [Free E-Book] The Value of Litigation Consulting 2nd Edition
    by Ken LopezFounder/CEOA2L Consulting As trials become more and more complex – just think of the intellectual property cases worth billions of dollars that have rooted the attention of Silicon Valley and the world – litigation…
  • Jul 26

    6 Ways to Become a Better Storyteller

    6 Ways to Become a Better Storyteller
    by Alex BrownDirector of OperationsA2L Consulting As we have mentioned before in this blog, the art of storytelling is a crucial skill for a trial lawyer. From the very beginning of a trial, many jurors will envision the facts of the case in…
Rank this Week: 810

Kentucky Tort and Insurance Law…

Kentucky Tort and Insurance Law Blog

Features commentary on recent tort and insurance developments in Kentucky. By Edward Brutscher.

http://kytortjournal.com
  • Aug 22

    Litigating Bad Faith Insurance Claims in Kentucky

    Litigating Bad Faith Insurance Claims in Kentucky
    I will be speaking at a seminar hosted by National Business Institute titled; “Litigating Bad Faith Insurance Claims in Kentucky.”  The seminar will take place on Friday, September 23, 2016, at the Holiday Inn Louisville…
  • Jul 15

    You Don’t Have to be “Inside” a Car to “Occupy” It for Insurance Purposes.

    You Don’t Have to be “Inside” a Car to “Occupy” It for Insurance Purposes.
    The Court of Appeals recently discussed what qualifies as “occupying” a car for purposes of qualifying for underinsured motorists coverage (UIM) in Jackson v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co., unpublished.  The Court discussed…
  • Jul 12

    Supreme Court Upholds $1.45 Million Punative Damages Award

    Supreme Court Upholds $1.45 Million Punative Damages Award
      This is a decision that was actually rendered in May by the Kentucky Supreme Court.  However, it has serious implications as the most recent opinion the Court has issued on punitive damages and it’s worth your time. Saint…
Rank this Week: 941

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Aug 22

    Getting a Gun Violence Restraining Order

    Getting a Gun Violence Restraining Order
    According to an alarming 2014 FBI study, nearly 68% of homicides involved the use of firearms, with over a quarter of victims killed by a family member. From these numbers alone, it’s clear to see the urgency of a…
  • Aug 19

    What’s Confidential Among Co-Clients?

    What’s Confidential Among Co-Clients?
    Whenever you represent multiple clients on the same subject matter, there are confidentiality issues that can come up—and trip you up. An attorney has a duty not to disclose a client’s confidential communications or secrets. Bus…
  • Aug 17

    Production Problems: Formatting E-Data

    Production Problems: Formatting E-Data
    Producing electronic data in discovery can be complicated by format issues: How do you determine which format to use? Start by trying to agree. First, try to avoid conflict around format by addressing the issue as soon as possible, e.g.,…
Rank this Week: 865

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Aug 21

    Nonlawyers still unwelcome in the lawyer temple.

    Nonlawyers still unwelcome in the lawyer temple.
    I recently attended a seminar where a lawyer-lobbyist opined that non-lawyers should not be lobbyists. Influence peddling, it seems, should be the sole province of lawyers. Not that much explanation was given. Perhaps none was needed. After…
  • Jul 24

    Lessons in ‘courtly manners.’

    Lessons in ‘courtly manners.’
    “They should go get back on a ship and go back to Africa” a Florida judge allegedly observed about African-Americans to a Staff Attorney. She was reporting on the status of an order at the time. The upshot is the Hon. Mark Hulsey…
  • Jul 22

    Age exemptions wither away — but at least there’s FREE CLE.

    Age exemptions wither away — but at least there’s FREE CLE.
    In April, the Nevada State Bar’s Board of Governors blast emailed members a third-party confidential survey asking for their “opinion on the CLE and annual license fee exemptions currently offered to members older than 70.”…
Rank this Week: 904

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Aug 21

    Marxism & Freudian Psychology: Toward an Emancipatory Synthesis — A Basic Bibliography

    Marxism & Freudian Psychology: Toward an Emancipatory Synthesis — A Basic Bibliography
    I have a comparatively short bibliography dedicated to the aim of synthesizing Marxism and Freudian psychology, for complementary social scientific and emancipatory reasons: Marxism & Freudian Psychology: Toward an Emancipatory Synthesis.…
  • Aug 7

    Can We Trust Hillary Clinton?

    Can We Trust Hillary Clinton?
    Of course, under the circumstances, Hillary Clinton must be elected President, but what can she be trusted to do? I will argue that there is a lot to worry about here, but first, some things she can be trusted to do. First, she will appoint…
  • Jul 22

    “Hear ye, hear ye!”… a new and important book on capitalism

    “Hear ye, hear ye!”… a new and important book on capitalism
    We interrupt the regularly scheduled programming to bring to your attention notice of a new work by Anwar Shaikh, Professor of Economics at the Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science of the New School University. Professor…
Rank this Week: 773

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses appeals, drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes, and white collar crimes. By Mark Eiglarsh.

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    The Word Ryan Lochte Just Couldn’t Say

    The Word Ryan Lochte Just Couldn’t Say
    Remember the show “Happy Days?” The Fonz could never say one particular word. Even when he knew he made a mistake he couldn’t admit that he was “wrong.” He’d attempt to say it: “I was…
  • Jul 27

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?
    INTRODUCTION On March 30, 1981, as former President Ronald Reagan left the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington D.C., John Hinckley Jr. attempted to assassinate the president. Hinckley drew his revolver and fired six rounds, injuring…
  • Jul 27

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?
    INTRODUCTION On March 30, 1981, as former President Ronald Reagan left the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington D.C., John Hinckley Jr. attempted to assassinate the president. Hinckley drew his revolver and fired six rounds, injuring…
Rank this Week: 997

Ideas

Ideas

By Professor David Friedman.

http://daviddfriedman.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    Two Maps I Would Like to See

    Two Maps I Would Like to See
    Suppose you are planning to move–across town or across the country. One consideration in deciding exactly where to move to is the price of housing. With a little effort, you can probably find average house prices in different cities you…
  • Aug 15

    Most People are Nice: A True Story

    Most People are Nice: A True Story
    We are currently visiting with my wife’s mother in Cleveland. Yesterday my daughter went for a walk and got mugged near Case Western Reserve University. She was not hurt but lost her purse and contents, iPhone and iPad.   She…
  • Jul 21

    A Story Idea

    A Story Idea
    Someone comes up with a drug, or a technology, that gives the user perfect recall, the ability to rerun, in full detail, any part of his life. How would it get used?One possibility is for self-education. Observing selected past experiences…
Rank this Week: 795

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Does the Personal Representative of My Estate Get Paid?

    Does the Personal Representative of My Estate Get Paid?
    Administering a California probate estate is often a time-consuming affair. The personal representative (or executor) of your estate is responsible for gathering and maintaining all of your assets, paying any legitimate creditor claims, and…
  • Aug 19

    Do I Really Need a Will if I am Under the Age of 30?

    Do I Really Need a Will if I am Under the Age of 30?
    Many younger people think they do not need to concern themselves with making a last will and testament. A will is something that older people make when they are in poor health or even on their deathbed, right? Of course, that is ludicrous…
  • Aug 1

    Estate Planning, Charitable Pledges, and Community Property

    Estate Planning, Charitable Pledges, and Community Property
    Many people pledge money to charity as part of their estate planning. In California, charitable pledges are generally not enforceable in court unless the donor receives some consideration, thereby creating a binding contract. For example, if…
Rank this Week: 846

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Aug 20

    Employer Tax Withholding Responsibility – YouTube

    Employer Tax Withholding Responsibility – YouTube
    Learn how to deposit withheld employee taxes to avoid a trust fund recovery penalty in this new YouTube video. Watch this and other videos on the IRS YouTube Channel Employer Tax Withholding Responsibility   Try watching this…
  • Aug 17

    Document: Groups file complaint with FCC over Baltimore Police’s stingray use – Baltimore Sun

    Document: Groups file complaint with FCC over Baltimore Police’s stingray use – Baltimore Sun
    Civil rights groups filed a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday, alleging that the Baltimore Police Department‘s  (BPD) unlicensed use of the controversial cell phone surveillance tool…
  • Aug 17

    Domestic Violence: Finding Safety & Support – Contents – NYS OPDV

    Domestic Violence: Finding Safety & Support – Contents – NYS OPDV
    Is this Publication for Me? This publication was created mostly to help people who have been abused by their intimate partner. But it is not always easy to recognize abuse, even for victims themselves. This publication will try to help you…
Rank this Week: 757

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Aug 20

    My Least Favorite Contractual Relationship at the Moment Is with AT&T

    My Least Favorite Contractual Relationship at the Moment Is with AT&T
    I apologize for my lack of blogging lately, but, you see, AT&T was supposed to have my Internet connected last Monday and still hasn't managed to get around to it, after a series of delayed appointments, canceled appointments, and…
  • Aug 19

    Scholarship Spotlight - "Arrested Development: Rethinking the Contract Age of Majority for the 21st Century Adolescent" (Wayne Barnes - Texas A&M)

    Scholarship Spotlight - "Arrested Development: Rethinking the Contract Age of Majority for the 21st Century Adolescent" (Wayne Barnes - Texas A&M)
    Amongst a litany of fuzzy-on-the-margins doctrines like promissory estoppel and unconscionability, the age of majority for contractual capacity stands out as a relatively settled and bright-line topic. Or does it? In a piece forthcoming in…
  • Aug 18

    Hiring announcement

    Hiring announcement
    THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA SCHOOL OF LAW seeks to fill entry-level/junior-lateral tenure-track positions for the 2017-2018 academic year. Candidates must have outstanding academic credentials, including a J.D. from an accredited law school or…
Rank this Week: 979

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Fatalities Resulting From Lack of Median Barrier

    Fatalities Resulting From Lack of Median Barrier
    Hi, I’m Ed Smith, a Vacaville auto accident attorney. In the spring of 2008, Pamela Humphrey and her sister-in-law Ann Quinn set out from their hometown of Tucson, intending to take Interstate 10 to Phoenix. Shortly after entering…
  • Aug 19

    Holding Insurance Brokers Responsible For Professional Negligence

    Holding Insurance Brokers Responsible For Professional Negligence
    Holding Insurance Brokers Responsible For Professional Negligence Holding Insurance Brokers Responsible For Professional Negligence Holding Insurance Brokers Responsible For Professional Negligence I'm Ed Smith, a Vacaville Personal Injury…
  • Aug 19

    Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

    Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
    Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Sexual Harassment Lawsuit - Stockton I'm Ed Smith, a Stockton Personal Injury Attorney. A lawsuit was filed recently alleging retaliation and sexual harassment by a pastor of Stockton's…
Rank this Week: 891

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, sexual harassment and employer retaliation. By Buckley Beal LLP.

http://www.atlantaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Can an owner’s religious beliefs be a defense to discrimination?

    Can an owner’s religious beliefs be a defense to discrimination?
    A recent U.S. District Court decision threatens to allow employment discrimination by certain employers.  In EEOC v. Harris, a Detroit area district court judge determined that a funeral company could fire a transgender employee based on…
  • Aug 13

    Pregnancy discrimination alleged by Public Defender

    Pregnancy discrimination alleged by Public Defender
    A public defender has just filed a employment discrimination case alleging pregnancy discrimination.   According to reports, the woman asserted that she was passed over for two promotions because she was pregnant, and now is facing…
  • Jul 25

    Age Discrimination Continues To Rise

    Age Discrimination Continues To Rise
    As the workforce ages, the incidence of age discrimination has been rapidly growing. The United States Census Bureau predicts that by 2022, about 35% of the U.S. labor force will be over 50. This is a 10% increase from where it was in…
Rank this Week: 782

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Maine car accidents, motorcycle accidents and products liability cases, news and laws. By Peter Thompson & Associates.

http://www.maineinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Maine Woman Arrested for Hitting Pedestrians Playing Pokemon Go

    Maine Woman Arrested for Hitting Pedestrians Playing Pokemon Go
    Police say a Bangor pedestrian accident that resulted in injuries may have been intentional. What will that mean as far as auto insurance coverage for the injured?  According to The Bangor Daily News, a woman from Brewer may…
  • Aug 10

    Police: Drowsy Driving Contributes to Maine Car Accident

    Police: Drowsy Driving Contributes to Maine Car Accident
    State police report a woman in Dayton, Maine fell asleep at the wheel while driving along state Route 35. The driver was reportedly operating a Nissan Versa when she dozed off, striking a Toyota driven by a 65-year-old woman from East…
  • Jul 31

    Estate of Smith v. Salvesen – Maine Court Rules Against Widow in Fatal Fall Lawsuit

    Estate of Smith v. Salvesen – Maine Court Rules Against Widow in Fatal Fall Lawsuit
    Property owners owe a duty to guests to ensure they are not confronted with unreasonable risks and hazards that may jeopardize their safety. Depending on the role of the guest (i.e., a social visitor, a business invitee or a trespasser), the…
Rank this Week: 927

Accolades & Achievements

Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog.

http://www.law.uchicago.edu/alumni/accoladesandachievements
Rank this Week: 823

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Aug 19

    Reviews are starting to come in

    Reviews are starting to come in
    The first review for my new book, The Easy Way to Write a Book is in and it’s a humdinger. It points out the value of the “real world examples” in the book and says, “Anyone should be able to use this…
  • Aug 18

    How to never run out of ideas to write about

    How to never run out of ideas to write about
    Think about your target market and answer me a few questions: What is the market’s biggest problem right now? The one that keeps people up at night? What’s the latest news in that market? What are people talking about? Name three…
  • Aug 17

    The paper is due a week from Friday and is worth one-third of your grade

    The paper is due a week from Friday and is worth one-third of your grade
    Remember in school when you were assigned a paper to write that had to be turned in by a specific date? You were given a topic, a word or page count, and a deadline, and somehow you managed to turn in the paper on time. You may not have known…
Rank this Week: 971

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 761

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Maritime Injury Law Blog

Covers offshore injuries involving fishing vessels. By Stacey & Jacobsen, LLP.

http://www.maritimeinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Worker Rescued from Overturned Loader at Port of Seattle Waterfront

    Worker Rescued from Overturned Loader at Port of Seattle Waterfront
    At around 10:30 a.m. at Terminal 46 on Alaskan Way South, a loader overturned, trapping the 50-year-old driver inside the cab. Seattle Fire Department responded by 11:00 a.m. and after about 15 minutes, the rescue was successful. SFD reported…
  • Aug 15

    Coast Guard Rescues 3 Fisherman from Sinking F/V McCALIS

    Coast Guard Rescues 3 Fisherman from Sinking F/V McCALIS
    At 11:54 a.m. on Sunday, August 14, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received a mayday call from 60-foot F/V McCALIS about 8 miles west of Cape Blanco, Oregon. The crew reported that their vessel was taking on water through the…
  • Aug 15

    Hong Kong-Flagged Cargo Ship, ROSCO PALM, Grounds in the Columbia River

    Hong Kong-Flagged Cargo Ship, ROSCO PALM, Grounds in the Columbia River
    The 751-foot cargo vessel reportedly ran aground near Skamokawa, Washington at 7:49 p.m. on Friday evening. It then refloated, traveled a few miles upstream and grounded again while at anchor. The Coast Guard conducted an overflight of the…
Rank this Week: 953

National Police and Fire Labor…

National Police and Fire Labor Blog

Covers legal developments concerning law enforcement and firefighter labor law. By Cline and Associates.

http://www.nationalpoliceandfirelaborblog.com
Rank this Week: 850

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Aug 19

    Class Decertification: Delayed Gratification or Justice Denied?

    Class Decertification: Delayed Gratification or Justice Denied?
    Ah, class decertification in district court…the rarely glimpsed, late-harvest victory that comparatively few class action defense counsel can claim to have tasted. U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer of the Northern District of…
  • Aug 16

    The Issues with Issue Certification

    The Issues with Issue Certification
    Rule 23(c)(4) has been been placed under a microscope in the past few years, largely because of the judicial response to the Supreme Court’s Comcast Corp. v. Behrend opinion, and the Rules Advisory Committee’s subsequent…
  • Aug 15

    A Look Back at Some Recent Highlight

    A Look Back at Some Recent Highlight
    One of our long-standing objectives for this blog is to provide in-depth analysis of recent court rulings and developing trends that impact class action practice.  That remains a driving tenet.  In an effort to expand our coverage,…
Rank this Week: 944

Virginia Divorce Law Blog

Virginia Divorce Law Blog

Covers family law. By Wesley D Wornom, PC.

http://www.virginiadivorcelaw.guru/
  • Aug 19

    TSP Funds – Fund Description

    TSP Funds – Fund Description
    Many federal employees could benefit by reading this new free publication by FedWeek. It describes the underlying assets of each choice. Choosing a diversified portfolio of investments is advised by all financial planners. …
  • Aug 14

    Divorce Can Be Harmful to Father-Child Relationship

    Divorce Can Be Harmful to Father-Child Relationship
    In what used to be called a traditional marriage, the husband earning the money and the wife took care of the household and the primary duties of raising children. Since the 1970’s this type of marriage has become less common, but it…
  • Oct 21

    Can Child Support Be Made Non-Modifiable?

    Can Child Support Be Made Non-Modifiable?
    Clients often ask whether a property settlement agreement can include a guaranteed, fixed minimum child support amount. The short answer is no. So long as one of the children included in a child support order qualifies for child support…
Rank this Week: 794

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

Covers law practice in the desert Southwest. By Tim Eigo, the editor of Arizona Attorney magazine, which is the monthly publication of the State Bar of Arizona.

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • Aug 19

    Marriage of #SCOTUS Justice Thurgood Marshall and wife Cecilia reveals, makes American history

    Marriage of #SCOTUS Justice Thurgood Marshall and wife Cecilia reveals, makes American history
    What could be better on a Change of Venue Friday than a love story? Plus a little law, of course. A story in the Washington Post describes the courtship and marriage of Cissy Marshall and her famous husband, Justice Thurgood Marshall. When…
  • Aug 18

    Headlines, humor, maturity clash in eDiscovery coverage

    Headlines, humor, maturity clash in eDiscovery coverage
    I’ll be honest: The headlines on the cover of this month’s Arizona Attorney Magazine were not my first choice. http://www.azattorneymag-digital.com/azattorneymag/20160708/?pg=1#pg1 Yes, I wrote and sort of like the whole…
  • Aug 17

    Top 10 trial performance competencies, persuasion arts offered 8/19 @azcle

    Top 10 trial performance competencies, persuasion arts offered 8/19 @azcle
    How many of us have had the pleasure to stand on stage and perform? Pretty much all of us, if we understand that to include appearing in court, before a board or commission—or even before a community…
Rank this Week: 824

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/
  • Aug 19

    SJC rules that Aaron Hernandez’s lawyers must turn over cell phone

    SJC rules that Aaron Hernandez’s lawyers must turn over cell phone
    In a decision that could impact Aaron Harnandez’s upcoming murder trial in February, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that his lawyers can be compelled to provide his phone to the Commonwealth pursuant to an…
  • Aug 15

    No Right to a lawyer prior to deciding to take a Breath Test, Massachusetts Supreme Court rule

    No Right to a lawyer prior to deciding to take a Breath Test, Massachusetts Supreme Court rule
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that police officer do not have to advise a defendant of their right to a lawyer prior to deciding whether to take a breath test. The decision came in the case of Commonwealth v.…
  • Aug 12

    Leaving Child in Hot Car and Involuntary Manslaughter Prosecution

    Leaving Child in Hot Car and Involuntary Manslaughter Prosecution
    This summer has seen a high number of cases involving young children dying after being left in hot cars. In a recent highly publicized case out Georgia, a father was charged with the involuntary manslaughter of his twin…
Rank this Week: 884

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Aug 19

    Summer Premises Liability Concern

    Summer Premises Liability Concern
    The summer is a perfect time for outdoor activities, and it is also the season for vacationing. But with it comes certain liabilities that property owners should familiarize themselves with. However, it is equally important that you and your…
  • Aug 18

    Tips From A Chicago Car Accident Attorney To Illinois Driver

    Tips From A Chicago Car Accident Attorney To Illinois Driver
    As experienced car accident attorneys, the lawyers at the Staver Law Group are often asked what legal tips we might have for Illinois drivers who are involved in a car accident. What follows below are some of the most common legal tips we…
  • Aug 17

    State Budget May Hinder Illinois Boat Patrol

    State Budget May Hinder Illinois Boat Patrol
    The state of Illinois has been experiencing a 12-month long budget impasse. The latest casualty of this financial hurdle is the Illinois Conservation Police Department. The department is in need of funds to carry out its monitoring…
Rank this Week: 828

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Court Decides Indictment Error SOR, Evaluates Speedy Trial Claim

    Court Decides Indictment Error SOR, Evaluates Speedy Trial Claim
    United States v. Terrell Stevenson, No. 15-1942, concerns a “hip-hop heroin hub” called Hood Promo.  Following a federal investigation, 8 people were indicted on drug and weapons charges.  All of them pled guilty, except…
  • Aug 15

    Circuit Addresses Definition of "Investment Advisor" for First Time

    Circuit Addresses Definition of "Investment Advisor" for First Time
    In United States v. Miller, No. 15-2577, the Court affirmed Miller’s securities fraud and tax evasion sentence for selling fake promissory notes to investors and squandering their money ($41 million worth).  In its first opinion…
  • Aug 11

    Term of Imprisonment is Synonymous with Sentence of Imprisonment under U.S.S.G. §4A1.2

    Term of Imprisonment is Synonymous with Sentence of Imprisonment under U.S.S.G. §4A1.2
    Commonwealth v Hector Rengifo, N. 15-1779, August 5, 2016               This case answers the burning question, “When does a Pennsylvania time served to twelve month sentence equal of sentence of…
Rank this Week: 892

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Covers lawsuit funding. By Lawsuit Financial Corp.

http://www.lawsuitfinanceblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Lawsuit Financial Helps Auto Accident Victims Pay the Bills While Seeking Justice

    Lawsuit Financial Helps Auto Accident Victims Pay the Bills While Seeking Justice
    The most common accidents in the United States involves automobiles. They can range from a simple fender bender with little or no injuries, to catastrophic crashes that lead to serious or disabling injuries and, sometimes, death. In addition…
  • Aug 16

    Devastating DUI Crash in Texas Kills Husband and Wife’s Unborn Son

    Devastating DUI Crash in Texas Kills Husband and Wife’s Unborn Son
    Despite increased awareness, as well as stricter laws and criminal penalties for DUI, many motorists continue to drink and drive. In a matter of seconds, lives are changed forever. On August 2, a Mexican-born aspiring carpenter and his…
  • Aug 15

    Two People Injured After Woman Crashes Into Panera Bread

    Two People Injured After Woman Crashes Into Panera Bread
    Two pedals, inches apart, one for gas and the other for brakes. An elderly Michigan woman apparently mistook the gas pedal for the brake, jumped the curb and crashed into a Panera Bread restaurant. About 15 – 20 patrons were inside the…
Rank this Week: 854

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

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

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Calif. public employees group finds a way to slash medical cost

    Calif. public employees group finds a way to slash medical cost
    With 450,000 California members, a giant public employee group in the Golden State has successfully found one way to curb medical costs, slashing prices for a set of common procedures by 20%, and saving its members millions of dollars.…
  • Aug 17

    A devastating critique of dismal hospital care for the aged

    A devastating critique of dismal hospital care for the aged
    Ron Schwarz, 79, says he has hardly been able to eat since being admitted to the hospital. (Heidi de Marco/KHN) Although America grows grayer by the day, the care that elderly patients get at all too many hospitals after they’re…
  • Aug 16

    Hospitals now must tell seniors when they’re ‘under observation,’ not admitted

    Hospitals now must tell seniors when they’re ‘under observation,’ not admitted
    Uncle Sam is stepping up to try to help ailing elderly patients who may get stuck with big hospital bills and gaps in their medical coverage due to a linguistic loophole. A Medicare law, newly in force, requires hospitals to tell Medicare…
Rank this Week: 770