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The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

Covers rare legal books. From the Boston College Law Library.

http://rarebookroom.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 21

    Calling interested law students: annual essay competition is underway!

    Calling interested law students: annual essay competition is underway!
    The eighth annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition is underway and open to any graduate student in law, library science, history, or related fields! The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American…
  • Nov 30

    Early Maine Attorney's Court Docket Book

    Early Maine Attorney's Court Docket Book
    Today's item is a docket book once owned by Charles Greene, a successful lawyer in Maine. Interestingly, the entries begin in 1816, when Maine was still a district of Massachusetts. By the time of the last entry, in 1833, Maine had been a…
  • Oct 14

    New Acquisition: 19th Century Justice of the Peace Ledger

    New Acquisition: 19th Century Justice of the Peace Ledger
    This acquisition is a manuscript ledger of cases heard by Wilkes Wood, a justice of the peace for Middleborough in Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Wood graduated from Brown University in 1793 and was admitted to the bar of Plymouth in 1796…
Rank this Week: 764

SpicyIP

SpicyIP

Covers Indian intellectual property law and policy.

http://www.spicyipindia.blogspot.in/
  • Sep 17

    Guest Post: Flowers of the Trademark War

    Guest Post: Flowers of the Trademark War
    SpicyIP is glad to bring our readers a guest post on trademarks and keyword advertising. Harish Goel and Ashish Goel take us through a recent decision from the High Court of Justice of England and Wales. Although belated (largely due to…
  • Sep 17

    Call for Papers: Indian Journal of Law and Technology, student-run journal of NLSIU, Bangalore

    Call for Papers: Indian Journal of Law and Technology, student-run journal of NLSIU, Bangalore
    The Indian Journal of Law and Technology is pleased to invite submissions for its 10th Volume due to be published in 2014The JournalThe Indian Journal of Law and Technology (IJLT) is a student-run open-access law journal published annually by…
  • Sep 16

    Framing debates on IP - Part III

    Framing debates on IP - Part III
    This is third and final part on "Framing debates on IP & Health". Part I and Part II can be accessed by clicking on the links above. I want to use this series to argue that the manner in which IP debates are framed in the health context,…
Rank this Week: 767

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Feb 10

    The Amistad Case

    The Amistad Case
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library is proud to join with the Yale Black Law Students Association in remembering the most famous event in New Haven’s history, the Amistad case. In 1839 a group of Africans liberated themselves from the…
  • Feb 8

    New on the shelves: an ornate dissertation

    New on the shelves: an ornate dissertation
    Modern academic dissertations are typically rather dull visually, consisting almost entirely of typescript. In early modern Europe, however, dissertations could be quite ornate. The Rare Book Collection recently acquired one of these, a 1692…
  • Feb 1

    New Yale Law Library exhibit: "Free Tom Mooney!"

    New Yale Law Library exhibit: "Free Tom Mooney!"
    A hundred years ago, a bomb explosion was the pretext that San Francisco authorities needed to prosecute the militant left-wing labor organizer Tom Mooney on trumped-up murder charges. Mooney’s false conviction set off a 22-year…
Rank this Week: 768

farmgate

farmgate

Covers agricultural policy issues. By the University of Illinois Extension.

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

    What Is Your Yardstick For Success?

    What Is Your Yardstick For Success?
    As a farm operator or manager of an agricultural enterprise, how do you measure success?  Is it how well you can feed your family from year to year, or is it the yield you produce compared to similar farms?  What is the yardstick by…
  • Apr 17

    Ethanol: Bleak Presence, Brighter Future

    Ethanol: Bleak Presence, Brighter Future
    Ethanol has seemed to have a run of bad luck lately.  First, it hit the blend wall, the maximum of 10% of the total motor fuel supply.  Then the recession curtailed some of the miles we drove and less gasoline was purchased. …
  • Mar 31

    USDA Planting Intentions and Grains Stocks.  No Surprise

    USDA Planting Intentions and Grains Stocks.  No Surprise
    The best rhetorical question asked on this day of significant USDA reports was, “Was there anything that surprised you?”  In looking at the response of the market, there were obviously no surprises that were considered…
Rank this Week: 769

The Supreme Court of Texas blog

The Supreme Court of Texas blog

Covers pending cases and new decisions that will shape Texas law. By Don Cruse.

http://www.scotxblog.com
Rank this Week: 770

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal appeals and personal injury law. By Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 771

Split Circuits

Split Circuits

Tracks developments concerning splits among the federal circuit courts. By University of Richmond School of Law Professor A. Benjamin Spencer.

http://splitcircuits.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 772

The Startup Lawyer

The Startup Lawyer

Covers entrepreneurship and startup companies. By Ryan Roberts.

http://startuplawyer.com/
  • Dec 10

    Dual Class Common Stock Structure for Founder

    Dual Class Common Stock Structure for Founder
    A startup founder’s desire to hold equity better than plain-vanilla common stock isn’t new.  Several years ago, Series FF stock for founders was all the rage when it came to founder liquidity at subsequent…
  • Dec 8

    How to Survive a Co-Founder Divorce while at an Accelerator

    How to Survive a Co-Founder Divorce while at an Accelerator
    Accelerators can certainly help a startup reach new levels. But when the relationship between the startup’s co-founders is already on shaky ground upon entrance, the only thing the accelerator (by no fault of their own) accelerates is…
  • Dec 8

    Accelerators and Co-Founder Divorce

    Accelerators and Co-Founder Divorce
    Accelerators can certainly help a startup reach new levels. But when the relationship between the startup’s co-founders is already on shaky ground upon entrance, the only thing the accelerator, by no fault of their own, accelerates is…
Rank this Week: 773

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Feb 2

    Explore Content – Lexis Advance

    Explore Content – Lexis Advance
    Yesterday Lexis Advance released its Explore Content feature which allows researchers to browse sources by subject or by jurisdiction.  This is something I have been waiting on for a while as it allows a researcher to drill down to the…
  • Jan 27

    Almanac of the Federal Judiciary

    Almanac of the Federal Judiciary
    Law students looking to apply for federal clerkships will want to be aware of the library’s subscription to the Almanac of the Federal Judiciary.  Now available electronically, the Almanac provides biographical information for all…
  • Jan 7

    New ProQuest Databases Boast Expansive Collection

    New ProQuest Databases Boast Expansive Collection
    Indian Claims Insight Indian Claims Insight is a database covering 1789- present that allows researchers to trace the history of specific claims made by Indian Nations and access associated full text documents. The database includes compiled…
Rank this Week: 774

Health Industry Washington Watch

Health Industry Washington Watch

Covers U.S. legislative and regulatory developments affecting the life sciences and health care industry. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.healthindustrywashingtonwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 775

My Shingle

My Shingle

Covers client relations, ethics, malpractice, legal research, marketing and solo practice trends. By Carolyn Elefant.

http://myshingle.com/
  • Feb 9

    Make Money Monday: Paid Client Consults Without Avvo or the ABA

    Make Money Monday: Paid Client Consults Without Avvo or the ABA
    Both Avvo and the ABA have recognized the need for individuals and small business owners to get quick answers from lawyers. To this end, Avvo launched Avvo Advisors last year where a user can pay 39 bucks for a fifteen minute Q and A session…
  • Feb 4

    Does StandIn Stand Up for Solo and Small Law Firms?

    Does StandIn Stand Up for Solo and Small Law Firms?
    Scrolling through #LegalTech on Twitter, a new name came across my feed: StandIn, described as kind of an Uber for court appearances. Since many other #altlaw sites that self-describe as Uber rarely live up to the hype, I decided to see how…
  • Feb 2

    Solo Snags Bill Cosby As A Client Through Television Appearance

    Solo Snags Bill Cosby As A Client Through Television Appearance
    Do appearances as a commentator on local or national television translate into phone calls or clients? Not really, is the consensus of my solo and small law firm colleagues who’ve made it onto the air.  While my colleagues all…
Rank this Week: 776

Hawaiioceanlaw.com

Hawaiioceanlaw.com

Covers maritime laws and concerns in Hawaii and Oceania. By Mark M. Murakami.

http://www.hawaiioceanlaw.com/hawaiioceanlaw/
  • Jan 28

    American Law Institute Eminent Domain and Land Valuation Litigation - Substantive Motion

    American Law Institute Eminent Domain and Land Valuation Litigation - Substantive Motion
    Aloha everyone: These are my slides for my presentation on Motions Practice in Eminent Domain Trials. American Law Institute Eminent Domain Seminar Presentation 2016 from DamonKey Hope you enjoyed the seminar.
  • Nov 19

    HSBA Real Property Section - Litigation Update 2014

    HSBA Real Property Section - Litigation Update 2014
    In preparing for our 2015 presentation, we discovered that the 2014 version wasn't posted to our blog yet. And, thanks to the HSBA Real Property Section, we even have video! Enjoy and stay tuned for video of tomorrow's presentation. Aloha.
  • Nov 19

    Annual Hawaii Real Estate Litigation Update - HSBA Real Property Section

    Annual Hawaii Real Estate Litigation Update - HSBA Real Property Section
    Full disclosure: most of my practice involves LAND and not the ocean. We live on an island after all. In any event, on Friday, my partner Greg Kugle and I will be providing our annual Real Estate Litigation Update to...
Rank this Week: 777

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
  • Feb 11

    CMS Admits to Backlog Due to Commercial Repayment Center Non-Group Health Plan Recovery Workload Transition

    CMS Admits to Backlog Due to Commercial Repayment Center Non-Group Health Plan Recovery Workload Transition
    On February 11, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released an Alert regarding the status of the transition of Non-Group Health Plan (NGHP) recovery activity from the Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center (BCRC)…
  • Feb 10

    CMS May Finally Be Forced to Address Medicare Appeal Backlog

    CMS May Finally Be Forced to Address Medicare Appeal Backlog
    On Tuesday, February 9, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia overturned the December 2014 dismissal of a suit by the American Hospital Association against DHHS for unreasonable delays in processing RAC appeals. At the…
  • Feb 5

    CMS Considering IMR Determinations More Favorably

    CMS Considering IMR Determinations More Favorably
    An interesting and exciting turn of events has occurred within the last week, and we are pleased to report that we have begun to notice a change in the manner by which CMS is considering Independent Medical Review determinations (IMRs). …
Rank this Week: 778

Hunton Employment & Labor Law…

Hunton Employment & Labor Law Perspectives

Analyzes and covers developments in employment and labor issues. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonlaborblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    You’re Invited: The ‘Blacklisting’ Order For Federal Contractors – What You Need To Know Now

    You’re Invited: The ‘Blacklisting’ Order For Federal Contractors – What You Need To Know Now
    This webinar will discuss President Obama’s Executive Order on federal contractor blacklisting and its potential impact on government contractors. A final regulation is on the horizon, and this program will tell you what you need to…
  • Feb 10

    Update on EEOC’s Proposed EEO-1 Regulation

    Update on EEOC’s Proposed EEO-1 Regulation
    As previously reported, the EEOC announced on January 29, 2016 its proposal to require businesses with 100 or more employees to annually turn over pay data by gender, race and ethnicity.   The public has until April 1, 2016 to submit…
  • Feb 9

    EEOC Argues Title VII Prohibits Sexual Orientation Discrimination

    EEOC Argues Title VII Prohibits Sexual Orientation Discrimination
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) is asking the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals to recognize that discrimination based on an employee’s sexual orientation constitutes unlawful discrimination…
Rank this Week: 779

Native American Legal Update

Native American Legal Update

Covers Native American art, gaming, employment, and treaties. By Foster Pepper.

http://www.nativelegalupdate.com/
  • Feb 11

    One Ad We DID NOT See During The Super Bowl

    One Ad We DID NOT See During The Super Bowl
    Changethemascot.org and the National Congress of American Indians have produced a powerful video regarding the heritage and identity of Native American nations and people, entitled "Proud To Be".  The full video can be seen HERE.
  • Jan 27

    US Fish & Wildlife Service Announces New Native American Cooperation Policy

    US Fish & Wildlife Service Announces New Native American Cooperation Policy
      (Loren Holmes photo) The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced the adoption of an updated Native American policy, emphasizing the need for federal collaboration with tribes to protect natural resources and tribal cultural…
  • Jan 20

    NCAI President Seeks Improved US/Tribal Trust Relationship

    NCAI President Seeks Improved US/Tribal Trust Relationship
    National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby delivered the annual State of Indian Nations address in Washington, D.C., calling on the federal government to enact legislation to support tribes as they seek to encourage…
Rank this Week: 780

Health Care Update

Health Care Update

Provides health care regulatory, legislative, enforcement, legal, and management updates. From Solution Law Press.

http://slphealthcareupdate.wordpress.com
  • Feb 7

    OCR’s 2nd-Ever HIPAA CMP Nails Lincare For$239,000

    OCR’s 2nd-Ever HIPAA CMP Nails Lincare For$239,000
    Home respiratory care, infusion therapy, and medical equipment provider Lincare, Inc. (Lincare) must pay the $239,000 second-ever civil monetary penalty (CMP) imposed under the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA)…
  • Jan 7

    Redesigned OCR Website Launched

    Redesigned OCR Website Launched
    Design changes to the Department of Health & Human Services Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) website at www.hhs.gov/ocr may make it easier for health care providers, health plans, health care clearinghouses, their…
  • Jan 6

    Providers Get More Flexibility To Report Mental Health Patients To Gun Data Base Under New Privacy Rule

    Providers Get More Flexibility To Report Mental Health Patients To Gun Data Base Under New Privacy Rule
    As part of the broader series of regulatory and executive actions that President Obama says the Obama Administration is taking in hopes of deterring gun violence, the Department of Health & Human Service Office of Civil Rights…
Rank this Week: 781

George's Employment Blawg

George's Employment Blawg

Features news, analysis and comments on labor & employment law, human resources, and other work-related topics. By George Lenard.

http://www.employmentblawg.com
  • Apr 25

    5 Resume Writing Tips to Help Veterans Land Civilian Job

    5 Resume Writing Tips to Help Veterans Land Civilian Job
    While many civilian employers claim a commitment to hiring veterans, knowledge gaps and unfair assumptions can cause civilians to overlook qualified vets. For example, 61 percent of civilian employers say they do not understand how military…
  • Nov 7

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • Sep 10

    How to Use a Phone Interview to Build Rapport and Win the Job

    How to Use a Phone Interview to Build Rapport and Win the Job
    embaPub="6e3197aae95c2ff8fcab35cb730f6a86";Introduction As a job applicant notified of a phone interview, you have just survived the culling of the herd by resume screeners, taking you one step closer to your goal of a job offer. It is…
Rank this Week: 782

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer…

Florida Securities Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers securities fraud, investor fraud and Ponzi schemes. By McCabe Rabin, P.A.

http://www.floridasecuritiesfraudlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    How to Find the Right Financial Advisor for You

    How to Find the Right Financial Advisor for You
    Are you just starting to invest and ready to open your first brokerage account? Are unhappy with your current broker?  Here are some tips from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on how to find the right financial advisor…
  • Feb 4

    When Money Buys Stress, not Happine

    When Money Buys Stress, not Happine
    Many people work their entire lives to accumulate a nest egg of savings for retirement.   Others find financial success mid-career.  Either way, accumulating money can be surprising in one respect:  wealth often leads to…
  • Feb 1

    The Big Short: What is Short Selling Anyway?

    The Big Short: What is Short Selling Anyway?
     The recent release of the movie-version of the best-selling book, The Big Short, reminds us of the risky bets that some investors take when they anticipate the stock market, a particular industry, or a certain stock will decline in…
Rank this Week: 783

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
Rank this Week: 784

New York Civil Service Attorney…

New York Civil Service Attorney Law Blog

Covers employment and discrimination issues related to civil service. By the Law Offices of Kevin P. Sheerin.

http://civilservice.sheerinlaw.com/
  • Feb 12

    NYPD Psychological Appeals- One chance to choose expert and obtain NYPD record

    NYPD Psychological Appeals- One chance to choose expert and obtain NYPD record
    I am a NYPD disqualification appeals lawyer who has been assisting disqualified NYPD candidates who have received either an Notice of Proposed Disqualification for psychological reasons or a Final Notice of Disqualification for psychological…
  • Jan 2

    Terminated Probationary teacher seeking back pay in Article 78 must file Notice of Claim in 90 day

    Terminated Probationary teacher seeking back pay in Article 78 must file Notice of Claim in 90 day
    The New York State Court of Appeals held that a probationary teacher who sues for back pay in an Article 78 would have had to have filed a Notice of Claim within 90 after the claim arose. The Court affirmed the Appellate Division, Second…
  • Dec 22

    Education Law 3020(a) termination decision upheld

    Education Law 3020(a) termination decision upheld
    After and Education Law 3020-a hearing the Petitioner was terminated from employment with the New York City Department of Education. DOE.  She had been a tenured teacher and was charged with failing to plan and execute lessons after…
Rank this Week: 785

Texas State & Local Tax Law…

Texas State & Local Tax Law Blog

Covers aircraft taxation, franchise tax, property tax, sales and use tax, school finance litigation and tax reform. By Alan E. Sherman.

http://www.txsaltlaw.com/
  • Apr 13

    Proposed legislation affecting Texas tax disputes: administrative hearing procedure

    Proposed legislation affecting Texas tax disputes: administrative hearing procedure
    Senate Bill (S.B.) 1291 (and its identical companion, House Bill (H.B.) 4005) now pending in the current session of the Texas Legislature would, if enacted into law, significantly alter the procedures applicable to the resolution of disputes…
  • Mar 30

    Proposed legislation affecting Texas tax disputes: pre-hearing procedure

    Proposed legislation affecting Texas tax disputes: pre-hearing procedure
    Senate Bill (S.B.) 1291, recently filed in the current session of the 84th Texas Legislature along with its identical companion, House Bill (H.B.) 4005, proposes to significantly alter the procedures applicable to the resolution of disputes…
  • Mar 16

    Tax-related bills to watch in the 2015 Texas Legislature: taxing aircraft

    Tax-related bills to watch in the 2015 Texas Legislature: taxing aircraft
    This past Friday, March 13th, was the last day for the unrestricted filing of bills in the current regular session of the 84th Texas Legislature (certain restrictions will make it harder to file a bill between now and the end of the…
Rank this Week: 786

Gabriel Dorman Blog

Gabriel Dorman Blog

Covers criminal laws and cases.

http://www.criminaldefenseduilawyer.com
  • May 29

    Huntington Beach DUI Lawyer Defense

    Huntington Beach DUI Lawyer Defense
    Today’s Huntington Beach DUI Lawyer Defenses is about the breath tests and the many physiological factors that can affect their accuracy. A breath test is, without a doubt, the most defensible of all the DUI chemical tests. The most…
  • Apr 4

    Driver Arrested In Fatal Drug DUI

    Driver Arrested In Fatal Drug DUI
    Today’s Orange County DUI Lawyer News involves another fatal DUI crash and the arrest of the driver for a drug DUI. According to The Orange County Register, a Garden Grove man was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of felony driving…
  • Apr 3

    Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Case Result

    Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Case Result
    Los Angeles Superior Court – El Monte Courthouse CHARGE: 1st DUI with enhancement for refusing to submit to a chemical test. FACTS: Client was arrested for a DUI after getting involved in a traffic collision. Client did not speak or…
Rank this Week: 787

The Buck Stops Here

The Buck Stops Here

Covers education law, politics, and the judiciary. By Stuart Buck.

http://stuartbuck.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    If KIPP is so bad, what does that say about poor minority parents?

    If KIPP is so bad, what does that say about poor minority parents?
    Education blogger Jim Horn, who doesn't let accuracy interfere with his eagerness to condemn charter schools, has yet another post decrying KIPP and similar schools for being eugenicist. He claims that what's going on is "cultural and…
  • Apr 17

    Relative vs. Absolute Poverty Measure

    Relative vs. Absolute Poverty Measure
    In discussions over poverty and education policy in the United States, it is common to see international comparisons. These comparisons usually make the United States look quite bad -- i.e., 21% of our children are in poverty compared to 4%…
  • Mar 7

    Ravitch's math

    Ravitch's math
    In a recent post, Diane Ravitch decries the fact that Chicago charters expel a higher percentage of kids than do the other public schools: The data reveal that during the last school year, 307 students were kicked out of charter schools,…
Rank this Week: 788

Nuts & Boalts

Nuts & Boalts

Stories from the fruits and nuts of the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall).

http://boaltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 8

    Hanging By An OCI Thread

    Hanging By An OCI Thread
    Next Friday will mark 10 years to the day that I created this blog as a way of chronicling my experience in law school.  It has served well beyond its initial, humble purpose.  But with my very limited time these days, and more…
  • Jan 30

    John Yoo for Dean? WTF?

    John Yoo for Dean? WTF?
    Last week, students at Berkeley Law received a series of emails from the Berkeley Law Dean Search Committee announcing four candidate visits to campus in the coming days.This afternoon students received an email from a "Berkeley Law Dean…
  • Jan 23

    Who wants to be...Dean?

    Who wants to be...Dean?
    And then there were four. Today all students received an email announcing the Dean Search Committee (including representatives from the faculty, main campus and a student) has selected four candidates, who will visit campus in February, to…
Rank this Week: 789

Inside Privacy

Inside Privacy

Covers global privacy and data security. By Covington & Burling LLP.

http://www.insideprivacy.com
Rank this Week: 790

Business Blog

Business Blog

Covers business law, labor & employment, real estate and securities and finance topics. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • Feb 12

    Selecting an Arbitrator for Your Business Dispute

    Selecting an Arbitrator for Your Business Dispute
    Selecting an Arbitrator for Your Business Dispute Many contracts now require the arbitration of disputes instead of allowing for court hearings of claims. Just as important as selecting jurors, lawyers will take care in selecting the…
  • Feb 11

    Computer Hacking Defendant Loses in U.S. Supreme Court, Violates CFAA

    Computer Hacking Defendant Loses in U.S. Supreme Court, Violates CFAA
    Computer Hacking Defendant Loses at U.S. Supreme Court In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held recently that the former executive of a logistics company was properly found guilty of violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act…
  • Feb 10

    FINRA & the Culture of Compliance

    FINRA & the Culture of Compliance
    FINRA examiners are looking for “Culture of Compliance” The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently published its 2016 Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter. For firms under FINRA’s purview, the…
Rank this Week: 791

the (new) legal writer

the (new) legal writer

A collection of resources for lawyers, who write. By Raymond Ward.

http://raymondpward.typepad.com/newlegalwriter/
  • Feb 2

    The Oxford comma explained by the Comma Queen

    The Oxford comma explained by the Comma Queen
    What is the serial comma, also known as the Oxford comma? Why should you use it? The Comma Queen has the answers.
  • Jan 27

    “And/or” in jury instructions leads to reversal of conviction

    “And/or” in jury instructions leads to reversal of conviction
    Here’s something you don’t see every day: a defendant convicted of robbery and aggravated assault wins his appeal because the trial court, in instructing the jury, repeatedly used the phrase and/or to describe the elements of the crimes.…
  • Jan 21

    Rapping Strunk & White

    Rapping Strunk & White
    Listen to my rap ’Bout Strunk & White And your writing will be phat And your prose will be tight.
Rank this Week: 792

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 11

    Iowa Reconsiders Making Fireworks Legal

    Iowa Reconsiders Making Fireworks Legal
    With a study to show tax revenues in the range of $1 million to $1.5 million the Iowa state lawmakers will likely pass a law legalizing fireworks. Veteran’s groups oppose the bill knowing how exploding fireworks will…
  • Feb 10

    Falling Tree Limb Kills Woman, Untrained Eye Concludes, Freak Accident

    Falling Tree Limb Kills Woman, Untrained Eye Concludes, Freak Accident
    This past week a 90-foot tree fell onto a house in suburban Philadelphia killing a woman in her bed. Falling limbs is a specialty area of the law of personal injury. When limbs or entire trees fall down, they can cause personal…
  • Feb 9

    Is it a free lunch or a taxable time-bomb when student loans are forgiven?

    Is it a free lunch or a taxable time-bomb when student loans are forgiven?
    Is the student loan forgiveness program really all it is cracked up to be or is it a sucker punch waiting to rob you of your inheritance? According the IRS if your loans are forgiven that amount is considered taxable income. (And you thought…
Rank this Week: 793

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

Covers employment and labor law issues. By McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC.

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    McNees Podcast – The Ever-Expanding Rights Under the NLRA

    McNees Podcast – The Ever-Expanding Rights Under the NLRA
    We have written often about the National Labor Relations Board’s expansive view of employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act.  In our latest podcast, we discuss employee rights under the Act and best practices for…
  • Feb 4

    EEOC Announces Proposed Collection of Pay Data with EEO-1 Report

    EEOC Announces Proposed Collection of Pay Data with EEO-1 Report
    The federal government’s enforcement efforts relating to equal pay are intensifying after President Obama’s recent announcement that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will begin to collect expanded information on…
  • Feb 3

    The National Labor Relations Board 2015 Year in Review

    The National Labor Relations Board 2015 Year in Review
    To mark the 80th birthday of the National Labor Relations Act, the National Labor Relations Board apparently decided to make history in 2015. The Board did just that,  issuing several ground breaking decisions, and in the process…
Rank this Week: 794

Massachusetts Personal Injury Blog

Massachusetts Personal Injury Blog

Covers Massachusetts motor vehicle accidents, bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, slips and falls, dog bites and other accidents. By Christopher F. Earley.

http://christopherfearley.typepad.com/massachusetts_personal_in/
  • Jan 28

    What My Clients Say About Me...

    What My Clients Say About Me...
    "Chris, stood by me through the whole process. He was always there to answer any questions I had. Even after the case was complete I had an issues with a bank and he also help me out. Very Stand up...
  • Jan 2

    Injured On The Job? Call 617 338 7400 Now For Your FREE Consultation! (24/7 Availability)

    Injured On The Job? Call 617 338 7400 Now For Your FREE Consultation! (24/7 Availability)
    *You need a workers comp lawyer that will protect your rights. If you don't have one, you are at a huge disadvantage. *Get the compensation you deserve. *Call me now at 617 338 7400 if you, a loved one, or...
  • Oct 22

    Massachusetts Construction Accident Lawyer - Call 617 338 7400 Now For Your FREE CONSULTATION!

    Massachusetts Construction Accident Lawyer - Call 617 338 7400 Now For Your FREE CONSULTATION!
    Sadly, construction workers in Massachusetts are injured much too frequently on the job. Hard working Massachusetts construction workers are oftentimes exposed to hazardous working conditions without proper safeguards in place. As a result,…
Rank this Week: 795

Food Law Prof Blog

Food Law Prof Blog

By Professor Donna Byrne.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/foodlaw/
  • Jan 14

    About Food & Drug Law Prof Blog

    About Food & Drug Law Prof Blog
    If you are interested in serving as an editor of Food & Drug Law Prof Blog for the Law Professor Blogs Network, please contact Paul Caron and Joe Hodnicki by email.
  • Jan 14

    About Food & Drug Law Prof Blog

    About Food & Drug Law Prof Blog
    If you are interested in serving as an editor of Food & Drug Law Prof Blog for the Law Professor Blogs Network, please contact Paul Caron and Joe Hodnicki by email.
  • Sep 18

    About Food Law Prof Blog

    About Food Law Prof Blog
    If you are interested in serving as an editor of Food Law Prof Blog for the Law Professor Blogs Network, please contact Paul Caron and Joe Hodnicki by email.
Rank this Week: 796

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

Provides news and opinions on immigration law and policy. By Susan I. Nelson.

http://www.centeximmigration.com/
  • Feb 2

    Duo from UT immigration clinic plays key role at detention center

    Duo from UT immigration clinic plays key role at detention center
    Austin American Statesman by Jasmin Ulloa “It is shocking to see that these are the women and children considered by our government to be a priority enforcement target,” [Denise] Gilman said. “Detention means that people are going to be…
  • Jan 19

    US Supreme Court to hear DAPA case

    US Supreme Court to hear DAPA case
    The Supreme Court just announced that it will hear arguments on the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) lawsuit. This is good news because the court will decide whether Texas and other states can block the implementation of…
  • Nov 17

    Can Texas block Syrian refugees?

    Can Texas block Syrian refugees?
    Texas Gov. Abbott wrote a letter to President Obama saying that Texas would refuse Syrian refugees after the recent terrorist attack in Paris: Given the tragic attacks in Paris and the threats we have already seen, Texas cannot participate in…
Rank this Week: 797

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

Reviews recent cases involving non-competition agreements and related claims. By Kenneth J. Vanko.

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Feb 8

    The "New" Defend Trade Secrets Act Gets an Important Revision

    The "New" Defend Trade Secrets Act Gets an Important Revision
    Congress is on the verge of agreeing on something.While it may not be health care reform, a solution to illegal immigration, or taxes, it is agreement nonetheless. Count the little victories.So what's the agreement? Landmark legislation…
  • Feb 3

    A Tale of Two Non-Compete

    A Tale of Two Non-Compete
    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness...--"A Tale of Two Cities," by Charles Dickens (1859).Perhaps (er, certainly) this is a little dramatic, but this is what I thought…
  • Jan 25

    Rule 5.6 and the Indirect Restraint

    Rule 5.6 and the Indirect Restraint
    We lawyers love to make rules for ourselves.As a regulated profession, lawyers are bound by their state's Code of Ethics. And while many of those provisions have nothing to do with competition, one rule in particular stands out. Model Rule…
Rank this Week: 799

Personal Injury Law Update

Personal Injury Law Update

Covers personal injury trends, resources, verdicts and legislation. By D'Amore & Associates.

http://www.personalinjurylawupdate.com/damorelaw/
  • Nov 21

    Loophole puts users of generic drugs at risk

    Loophole puts users of generic drugs at risk
    Generic drug manufacturers are not liable when their medicines cause serious injury: see the video on The Today Show, and sign a petition
  • Nov 21

    Loophole puts users of generic drugs at risk

    Loophole puts users of generic drugs at risk
    Generic drug manufacturers are not liable when their medicines cause serious injury: see the video on The Today Show, and sign a petition
  • Nov 21

    Loophole puts users of generic drugs at risk

    Loophole puts users of generic drugs at risk
    Generic drug manufacturers are not liable when their medicines cause serious injury: see the video on The Today Show, and sign a petition
Rank this Week: 798

Hedge Fund Law Blog

Hedge Fund Law Blog

Covers hedge fund laws and starting a hedge fund.

http://www.hedgefundlawblog.com
  • Dec 4

    Hedge Fund Events December 2015

    Hedge Fund Events December 2015
    The following are various hedge fund events happening this month.  Please email us if you would like us to add your event to this list. **** Date: December 1-3, 2015 Sponsor: AnDevCon Event: AnDevCon: The Android Developer Conference…
  • Nov 1

    Hedge Fund Events November 2015

    Hedge Fund Events November 2015
    The following are various hedge fund events happening this month.  Please email us if you would like us to add your event to this list. **** Date: November 2-4, 2015 Sponsor: BZ Events Event: Big Data Tech Con 2014 Location: Chicago, IL…
  • Aug 5

    Hedge Fund Events August 2015

    Hedge Fund Events August 2015
    The following are various hedge fund events happening this month.  Please email us if you would like us to add your event to this list. **** Date: August 1, 2015 Sponsor: HFC Event: 10th Annual West Coast Ride for the Children Location:…
Rank this Week: 800

The Magistrate's Blog

The Magistrate's Blog

Musings and snippets from an English magistrate.

http://thelawwestofealingbroadway.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    All Change

    All Change
    I have migrated the blog tohttp://magistratesblog.blogspot.co.uk/and copied all of the posts across.I shall leave this one up for the foreseeable future, but I shall post to the new url, which has working comments. I shall bring the old…
  • Mar 20

    Housekeeping Updated

    Housekeeping Updated
    I have no idea what has happened to the comments - JS-Kit was dumped on me when they bought out Haloscan. I have tried to get in to put it back to normal, but I haven't got time. I'll have a go when things calm down a bit.Wednesday Update:…
  • Mar 20

    Current Affair

    Current Affair
    The CPS are shortly to begin their new 'paperless as far as the door of the court' document handling system. I wish them well and hope that the widely expressed fear that this will be just another Government IT fiasco proves to be…
Rank this Week: 801

Animal Rights: The Abolitionist…

Animal Rights: The Abolitionist Approach

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

http://www.abolitionistapproach.com
  • Jan 28

    The Vegan Society Senior Officer of Advocacy and Policy Rejects Veganism as a Moral Baseline

    The Vegan Society Senior Officer of Advocacy and Policy Rejects Veganism as a Moral Baseline
    In my essay on “intersectionalist vegans,” I carefully documented explicit and overt speciesiesm on the part of a number of figureheads in the intersectionalist movement. Whatever else anyone wants to say, it is crystal clear…
  • Jan 28

    The Meaning of “THE WORLD IS VEGAN! If you want it.”

    The Meaning of “THE WORLD IS VEGAN! If you want it.”
    Many welfarist vegans and intersectional vegans do not seem to understand the ideas behind the idea that “THE WORLD IS VEGAN! If we want it.” It’s really quite simple. There are three central ideas here. First, this…
  • Jan 21

    Chris Hedges and I Talk About Veganism

    Chris Hedges and I Talk About Veganism
    Here is a discussion on veganism that I had with writer, journalist, and political theorist/activist Chris Hedges ********** If you are not vegan, please go vegan. Veganism is about nonviolence. First and foremost, it’s about…
Rank this Week: 803

Law Shucks

Law Shucks

A self-deprecating look at life in and after BigLaw

http://lawshucks.com
  • May 29

    Wrapping Up Dewey

    Wrapping Up Dewey
    Forgive any unintended offense, but as we think about the untimely demise of Dewey & LeBoeuf, we can’t help but think of the 1985 comedic triumph Fletch.
  • May 29

    Wrapping Up Dewey

    Wrapping Up Dewey
    Forgive any unintended offense, but as we think about the untimely demise of Dewey & LeBoeuf, we can’t help but think of the 1985 comedic triumph Fletch. Dr. Joseph Dolan: You know, it’s a shame about [Dewey & LeBoeuf].…
  • May 4

    Get on the Mic, My Man

    Get on the Mic, My Man
    Sorry about the formatting.
Rank this Week: 802

Brains On Purpose

Brains On Purpose

Looks at conflict resolution, including mediation and negotiation, through the lens of neuroscience. By Stephanie West Allen and Jeffrey M. Schwartz.

http://westallen.typepad.com/brains_on_purpose/
Rank this Week: 804

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Feb 5

    SimpliSafe’s Top 10 Ways to Secure Your Apartment

    SimpliSafe’s Top 10 Ways to Secure Your Apartment
    Apartment complex living opens residents up to a host of security risks due to their close proximity to multiple tenants and a lack of complete control over visitor access to the property. As such, apartment complex owners have a…
  • Feb 3

    Closing Time: Nightclub Crowd Management and Patron Safety

    Closing Time: Nightclub Crowd Management and Patron Safety
    The last hour, through closing, of a nightclub or bar can be the most dangerous for patrons and challenging for staff, in terms of safely managing crowd flow and behavior. Nightclub & Bar warns, “it can be problematic if not…
  • Feb 3

    Are Teen Clubs Safe? Minors and Nightclub Safety

    Are Teen Clubs Safe? Minors and Nightclub Safety
    While “Under-21 Clubs,” “Teen Nights,” and “No-I.D. Parties” can provide a safe space for teens to socialize, all too often they instead place young children in dangerous situations, exposing them to…
Rank this Week: 805

Seattle Personal Injury Blog

Seattle Personal Injury Blog

Covers Washington car accident and other personal injury news. By Premier Law Group PLLC.

http://www.plg-pllc.com/blog/
  • Jan 13

    What do I do if my injuries prevent me from working?

    What do I do if my injuries prevent me from working?
    If you’ve been in a serious auto accident, you’re definitely going to need to take some time off from your job. How much time you take off depends on the nature of your injuries and the nature of your work. An injury that keeps…
  • Dec 28

    Can I choose my own attorney for my auto accident case?

    Can I choose my own attorney for my auto accident case?
    Many people who have never used a Seattle injury attorney before tend to assume that if you hire a law firm to help you with a case, you are assigned to one of the firm’s attorneys who will work on your case from beginning to end. This…
  • Dec 9

    Why can’t I gather my own records?

    Why can’t I gather my own records?
    The aftermath of an accident is a trying, stressful time. Sometimes you will feel like you have to do something, anything, be useful in moving your case forward. When it comes to obtaining your own medical records, however, we advise our…
Rank this Week: 806

What's New in Employment Law?

What's New in Employment Law?

Focuses on employment law developments, particularly in California.

http://shawvalenza.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    EEOC Proposes to Modify EEO-1 Form to Include Wage Data

    EEOC Proposes to Modify EEO-1 Form to Include Wage Data
    The EEOC is proposing to change EEO-1 reporting requirements to add wage data.  Employers who file the EEO-1 (private sector employers with > 100 employees and federal contractors with > 50 employees) already report race and sex of…
  • Jan 26

    Court of Appeal: Employer Entitled to Recoup Training Costs Under Repayment Agreement

    Court of Appeal: Employer Entitled to Recoup Training Costs Under Repayment Agreement
    Employers invest in employees in different ways. For example, sometimes employers pay for employees to undergo significant training.  And they hope the employee will not promptly leave and use that training while working for another…
  • Jan 24

    Back in 2013, a 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court…

    Back in 2013, a 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court "assumed" in Genesis Healthcare v. Symczyk that an unaccepted "offer of judgment" could moot a plaintiff's class action, if the offer would have provided the plaintiff complete relief on her individual…
Rank this Week: 807

Nimonik

Nimonik

Covers Canadian environmental and energy law.

http://www.nimonik.com/blog/
  • Jan 27

    A Banner Year for Renewable Energy

    A Banner Year for Renewable Energy
    The internet is abuzz after news from a recent publication in Bloomberg showing that the renewable market continues to grow at a staggering rate. This growth is driving down the cost of fossil fuels, and could very well be ushering in a new…
  • Jan 14

    Paris Agreement Basics Part 1: Global Warming

    Paris Agreement Basics Part 1: Global Warming
    In Paris this last December, 195 countries and the European Union signed an international agreement that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a “historic, ambitious, and balanced agreement to fight climate change”(1) and…
  • Jan 13

    New EHS Audit version for iPad and iPhone – v. 5.5

    New EHS Audit version for iPad and iPhone – v. 5.5
    Nimonik is happy to announce another new app upgrade for our auditors and inspectors around the world. This upgrade provides some fantastic new features to increase audit efficiency. More easily find and assign auditors and auditees in with…
Rank this Week: 808

Strategic Legal Technology

Strategic Legal Technology

Covers the application of technology to law practice and law business. By Prism Legal Consulting.

http://prismlegal.com/blog/
  • Feb 7

    Knowledge Management Priorities in Large Law Firms – 2016 Survey

    Knowledge Management Priorities in Large Law Firms – 2016 Survey
    Each year, Mary Abraham, Oz Benamram and I organize a meeting of global legal KM professionals to discuss trends, issues, and opportunities. In prep for it, we conduct a survey of invitees in November, December, and January. We use…
  • Feb 4

    Data Analytics in Law Firms (Zev Eigen Presentation)

    Data Analytics in Law Firms (Zev Eigen Presentation)
    This is a live blog post from a private large law firm meeting. The presenter is Zev Eigen, Global Director of Data Analytics, at of Littler. Zev has practiced in law firms and a law department. He then studied for a Ph.D in…
  • Jan 31

    Is Big Law Having Its Kodak Moment?

    Is Big Law Having Its Kodak Moment?
    A recent report suggests Big Law is having its Kodak moment. Before the turn of the century, “Kodak moments” were good. That successful marketing slogan prompted many snapshots. Today, a Kodak moment more…
Rank this Week: 809

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Feb 12

    Free The Law: What We’re Finding in the Case Report

    Free The Law: What We’re Finding in the Case Report
    The HLS Library’s Free The Law project aims to provide free online access to our Library’s entire collection of U.S. court decisions. Every day we’re transforming over 100,000 pages into digital images. Eventually those…
  • Feb 11

    Scanning Nuremberg: transcript mapping, a brother’s tale, and more

    Scanning Nuremberg: transcript mapping, a brother’s tale, and more
    Post by Matt Seccombe, February 10, 2016 Scanning Nuremberg shares the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes documents for digitization as part of the HLS…
  • Feb 11

    Archiving Student Action at HLS

    Archiving Student Action at HLS
    Historical & Special Collections requests records from Student Organizations Over the past few months, students have worked to reshape Harvard Law School’s educational and cultural environment, as you have done throughout…
Rank this Week: 810