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California DUI Injury Lawyer Blog

California DUI Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI accidents, injury and wrongful death liability issues. By Estey & Bomberger, LLP.

http://www.californiaduiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 15

    Pedestrian Killed by Motorcyclist in Suspected DUI Crash

    Pedestrian Killed by Motorcyclist in Suspected DUI Crash
    ALAMEDA COUNTY - A 67-year-old Hayward man tragically died Saturday night after he was struck by an allegedly speeding motorcyclist, the San Jose Mercury News reported. The collision occurred at Jackson Street at Silva Avenue around 8:54…
  • Oct 9

    Two People Killed in Suspected DUI Crash on Highway 152

    Two People Killed in Suspected DUI Crash on Highway 152
    MERCED COUNTY - Two people were killed early Tuesday morning in a suspected DUI crash on Highway 152, the Los Banos Enterprise reported. The accident was reported at 1:07 p.m. on October 9, 2012, on eastbound Highway 152, west of Highway 33.…
  • Aug 27

    Woman Killed, Man Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Concord

    Woman Killed, Man Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Concord
    CONTRA COSTA COUNTY - A 23-year-old Napa woman was tragically killed Friday night in a collision on Highway 4 in Concord, the Napa Valley Register reported. According to the news report, the victim, Maria Anaya-Garcia was a passenger in a…
Rank this Week: 675

Calgary Criminal Lawyers' Weekly

Calgary Criminal Lawyers' Weekly

Covers current developments of the criminal justice system in Calgary, Alberta. By Michael Bates.

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

    What are the real costs of Civil Forfeiture?

    What are the real costs of Civil Forfeiture?
    It is easy to put up statistics and make yourself look good and the Alberta Attorney General / Solicitor General, Jonathan Denis, has just had help from the Calgary Herald / Edmonton Journal in a feel-good story about the province's Civil…
  • Aug 19

    Herald Editor Needs Hacker

    Herald Editor Needs Hacker
    Okay, maybe just some diligent fact-finding would do. I say this in response to the recent Herald editorial comment entitled "Impaired Judgment" which discusses the impaired driving sentencing decision of Alberta Provincial Court Judge Anne…
  • Jan 12

    Can I Trust You With My Life?

    Can I Trust You With My Life?
    Dear Sgt. Patrick Webb,As Alberta spokesman for the RCMP, I ask you this question. Can I trust the members of Canada's historic national police service with my life and the lives of my family?I expect that you will deliver an emphatic "Yes,…
Rank this Week: 754

practice management blog

practice management blog

From the law practice management (lpm) committee of the DuPage County Bar Association.

http://dcbalpm.wordpress.com
  • Jun 16

    Groupon woes (and stuff)

    Groupon woes (and stuff)
    Revised Groupon merchant agreement This is a sample merchant agreement from coupon phenom Groupon. Complaints are beginning to surface about the terms of Groupon's contracts and the results it brings for merchants. The company's high…
  • Jun 16

    Groupon woes (and stuff)

    Groupon woes (and stuff)
    Revised Groupon merchant agreement This is a sample merchant agreement from coupon phenom Groupon. Complaints are beginning to surface about the terms of Groupon's contracts and the results it brings for merchants. The company's high…
  • Jul 14

    Our New Digs: Practicehacker.com

    Our New Digs: Practicehacker.com
    Remember – we’re now at www.practicehacker.com Join us, won’t you? Posted in new addre
Rank this Week: 692

Sex Crimes

Sex Crimes

Devoted to the criminal laws regulating and punishing sex offenders. By Corey Rayburn Yung.

http://sexcrimes.typepad.com/sex_crimes/
  • Aug 30

    NY Times Series on Civil Commitment and Sex Offender

    NY Times Series on Civil Commitment and Sex Offender
    Although several years old, I recently stumbled across this multimedia New York Times series discussing sex offenders and civil commitment. The articles are available in three parts: part 1 | part 2 | part 3. The multimedia feature can be…
  • Aug 30

    DOJ Issues Report on Prison Rape

    DOJ Issues Report on Prison Rape
    As required by the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003, the Department of Justice released an interesting report entitled: Sexual Victimization in Prisons and Jails Reported by Inmates, 2008-2009.
  • Jun 1

    Carr v. United States - Initial Thought

    Carr v. United States - Initial Thought
    In a bit of a surprise, Carr won on a 6-3 vote. Although, as I thought, the likely way Carr would be victorious would be on the statutory interpretation issue and not the Ex Post Facto Clause claim. The outcome will have an effect on very…
Rank this Week: 745

Indiana Civil & Business…

Indiana Civil & Business Lawyer Blog

Covers business law, employment law, estate planning and intellectual property. By Sam Hasler.

http://haslerlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 1

    Blogs to Check Out

    Blogs to Check Out
    Some law blogs that may be interests to some businesses:FDA Law Update - just what says it is, a way to keep up to date on happenings at the FDA.OSHA Law Blog. This may be of more interest to more businesses. Jackson Lewis hosts the blog so…
  • Feb 25

    Georgia

    Georgia
    Georgia Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning Blog: Estate Planning: A Three-Step StrategyThe estate planning pyramid gives a hierarchy of goals for estate planning. This pyramid is useful in developing an estate planning strategy based on…
  • Jan 26

    Garden Leave in Action

    Garden Leave in Action
    Considering garden leave's novelty, I thought a collection of news articles descring the use of garden leave might be of some help and interest.
Rank this Week: 715

The Core

The Core

Covers human rights, humanitarian law and international criminal law. By Nicki Boldt, Bjoern Elberling and Tobias Thienel.

http://corelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    We've moved

    We've moved
    I am happy to report that our blogging hiatus is finally over.However, we won't be updating this site anymore - Tobias, Nicki and I are now part of the new team of the Invisible College.We hope to see you there.
  • Jun 23

    The ICJ Tackles the Bosnian Genocide: Part 1a: Some More Thoughts on Jurisdiction

    The ICJ Tackles the Bosnian Genocide: Part 1a: Some More Thoughts on Jurisdiction
    Yes, I know I have already written a fair bit about the jurisdiction-related aspects of the Genocide case, but recent research, and a few ideas resulting from that, leads me to add a few short comments on the notion of res judicata applied by…
  • Apr 21

    Going on hiatu

    Going on hiatu
    As our loyal readers will have noticed, during the last weeks/months, we haven't had the time to blog as often as we would have liked to. It's not that there aren't interesting things to blog about, it's simply that we all don't have the…
Rank this Week: 612

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
  • Jan 31

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy
    [02/01/29 01:00 AM (edt)]  Classroom Exercises in Asylum AdvocacyCenter for Applied Legal Studies (CALS)Georgetown University 
  • May 16

    Gault @ 50

    Gault @ 50
    No description is available at this time.
  • May 3

    Cradle to Kindergarten

    Cradle to Kindergarten
    No description is available at this time.
Rank this Week: 788

Music - Technology - Policy

Music - Technology - Policy

Covers issues for professional creators in the music and movie businesses.

http://www.musictechpolicy.com/
  • Apr 28

    The Politics of Librarian

    The Politics of Librarian
    The lopsided vote this week on HR 1695 (the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act) this week invites an explanation (378-48).  Some people were surprised by just how few votes the opposition got but the spread in our…
  • Apr 28

    A Must Read by Stephen Carlisle: Enjoy the Silence

    A Must Read by Stephen Carlisle: Enjoy the Silence
    Many times, I am asked to speak to student law associations and sometimes to artist associations. At these, there are frequent questions about the future of the arts in the era of unfettered internet exploitation. My response is usually in…
  • Apr 27

    @musictechsolve: Five Things Congress Can Do to Stop Tens of Millions of “Address Unknown” NOI

    @musictechsolve: Five Things Congress Can Do to Stop Tens of Millions of “Address Unknown” NOI
    Amazon, Google, Pandora, Spotify and other tech companies are taking advantage of their influence in the Library of Congress to leverage a loophole in the Copyright Act to their great benefit and to songwriters great harm. Congress can stop…
Rank this Week: 917

TradeMark Express: A Daily Blog

TradeMark Express: A Daily Blog

Covers issues pertaining to trademarks, copyrights, patents and starting a business. By Shannon Moore.

http://tmexpress.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    Trademark 101: Should You Trademark?

    Trademark 101: Should You Trademark?
    SourceNow that we know what a trademark is and is not, let’s dive into the next logical question: should you trademark?The easiest way to answer this question is to look at your business and your plans for it.…
  • Apr 26

    Trademark 101: What Isn’t a Trademark?

    Trademark 101: What Isn’t a Trademark?
    SourceYesterday’s post was all about what a trademark is so today we’re going to talk about what a trademark is not. Knowing both sides of that coin will give you a clear idea if a trademark is right for you or not.Let’s use…
  • Apr 24

    Trademark 101: What is a Trademark?

    Trademark 101: What is a Trademark?
    SourceWelcome to the first day of class! Before we get into the nitty gritty of trademarks, let’s go back to the beginning. And the beginning of the beginning is defining what a trademark is and what a trademark is not.Here’s what…
Rank this Week: 962

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Apr 28

    Sophia Vergara Settles Suit Over Unauthorized Use of Image

    Sophia Vergara Settles Suit Over Unauthorized Use of Image
    Getting a high-profile celebrity to endorse a product or service can be a major coup. After all, in a society that emulates famous personalities, what could be more desirable than an A-list star saying that they use a company’s wares?…
  • Apr 20

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great

    We are Always Looking for One or Two More Good Clients . . . Even When Business is Great
    One of the questions people ask me frequently is about whether we are accepting new clients. While the short answer is “Yes”, here is some additional information which many people find interesting . . .
  • Apr 11

    Woman Sues Chipotle for $2.2 Billion Over Unauthorized Use of Her Image

    Woman Sues Chipotle for $2.2 Billion Over Unauthorized Use of Her Image
    Does a company have the right to use someone’s image without their permission? That question is central to a new lawsuit. While the lawsuit’s merit remains undetermined, it is stirring up negative publicity for the company.…
Rank this Week: 895

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Apr 28

    February 2017 Texas Bar Exam results released

    February 2017 Texas Bar Exam results released
    Congratulations to everyone who passed the February Texas Bar Examination! We’re looking forward to seeing you all at the New Lawyers Induction Ceremony on May 15 at 10 a.m. at the Frank Erwin Center. Go to the Texas Board of Law…
  • Apr 27

    Texas House honors memory of former Chief Justice Jack Pope

    Texas House honors memory of former Chief Justice Jack Pope
    Colleagues, friends, and family of former Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Jack Pope Jr. gathered in the Texas House chambers on April 27 to honor the memory of the judicial trailblazer who died in February at the age of 103. State officials…
  • Apr 27

    Free legal clinic for veterans in Tomball

    Free legal clinic for veterans in Tomball
    On Saturday, May 6, volunteers from the Houston Bar Foundation’s Veterans Legal Initiative will be available to veterans in need of legal advice and assistance. From 9 a.m. to noon, attorneys will be at the Tomball VA Outpatient Clinic,…
Rank this Week: 884

Reinsurance Law Blog

Reinsurance Law Blog

Covers insurance bad faith. By Stauffer Nathan.

http://reinsurance.staufferlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 773

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Apr 28

    Swimming Pool Accident

    Swimming Pool Accident
    Unfortunately, swimming pool accidents do happen in Chicago. A fun afternoon at a friend’s pool, community pool, or an apartment complex, hotel, or country club can end in a tragic injury or death. If you’ve suffered from an…
  • Apr 28

    Hit and Run Pedestrian Accident

    Hit and Run Pedestrian Accident
    Getting hit by a car is a scary situation. Hit and run pedestrian accidents are even worse because the driver – most often the liable party – leaves the scene, making it difficult for the victim to recover compensation for medical…
  • Apr 27

    Will Workers’ Compensation Pay For Physical Rehabilitation?

    Will Workers’ Compensation Pay For Physical Rehabilitation?
    Workers’ compensation is a state program that pays for injuries associated with workplace accidents. Each state differs in what it does and does not cover. While you might be aware that workers’ compensation covers lost wages and…
Rank this Week: 857

Small Government Contracts Blog

Small Government Contracts Blog

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

http://smallgovcon.com/
  • Apr 28

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: April 24-28, 2017

    SmallGovCon Week In Review: April 24-28, 2017
    I’m starting to feel like the old Johnny Cash and Lynn Anderson song, I’ve Been Everywhere. After two trips out west earlier this month, I spent time this week in Wichita with the Kansas PTAC, and soon enough I will be back on the…
  • Apr 28

    VA Class Deviation Restricts SDVOSB Nonmanufacturer

    VA Class Deviation Restricts SDVOSB Nonmanufacturer
    The VA has adopted a Class Deviation to the VAAR, severely restricting the ability of VA Contracting Officers to request waivers of the nonmanufacturer rule–and, even more troubling, suggesting that Contracting Officers need not apply…
  • Apr 27

    Agency Faces Sanctions For Backdating Market Research

    Agency Faces Sanctions For Backdating Market Research
    An agency backdated a market research memorandum to justify its set-aside decision–and when the backdating came to light, the Court of Federal Claims was none too pleased. In a recent decision, the Court held that the backdated…
Rank this Week: 901

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Apr 28

    More Arrests – And A Guilty Plea – In IRS Phone Scam

    More Arrests – And A Guilty Plea – In IRS Phone Scam
    J. Russell George, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have announced more arrests - and a guilty plea - in connection with Internal Revenue Service (IRS) phone scams.
  • Apr 27

    Likely Winners & Losers Under The Trump Tax Plan

    Likely Winners & Losers Under The Trump Tax Plan
    President Trump offered up a sweeping overhaul of the Tax Code, including changes to the corporate tax, estate tax, and individual income tax. Despite the broad and ambitious scope of the proposal, it was notably short on details. Here are…
  • Apr 26

    Department Of Education Moves To Make Student Loan Process Easier While IRS Tool Is Down

    Department Of Education Moves To Make Student Loan Process Easier While IRS Tool Is Down
    Applying for financial aid isn't going to be as bad as feared this year after all. The Department of Education Department has agreed to allow colleges and universities more flexibility to use as part of their verification procedures while the…
Rank this Week: 902

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Texas Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.texasdivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Religious Texas Clerks Can Now Delegate LGBT Union License

    Religious Texas Clerks Can Now Delegate LGBT Union License
    Texas county clerks with “sincerely held” religious objections may now delegate the task of issuing same-sex marriage licenses to other officials. According to state Senator Brian Birdwell, Texas Senate Bill 522 institutes a…
  • Apr 12

    3 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid During a Divorce

    3 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid During a Divorce
    Divorces are rarely not messy. What was once a happy a marriage can spiral into a hurricane of emotions, accusations, revelations, and alimony checks. This can create ripples across each spouse’s circle of family and friends. And in…
  • Apr 5

    Texas Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Family and Marriage Therapist

    Texas Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Family and Marriage Therapist
    Reversing the previous decision of a lower court, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that under the Texas Occupations Code, licensed family and marriage therapists can diagnose the mental, behavioral, and emotional problems of their clients,…
Rank this Week: 920

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

San Jose Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business transactions, start-ups, and mergers. By Structure Law Group, LLP.

http://www.sanjosebusinesslawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Drafting Website Terms of Use – Part II

    Drafting Website Terms of Use – Part II
    Previously on this blog, we discussed two important matters relating to the formation of the Terms of Use on your business’s website: avoiding using boilerplate language in favor of terms tailored to your specific business and having a…
  • Apr 21

    What Constitutes Undue Influence?

    What Constitutes Undue Influence?
    Every time a contract is signed, the potential exists that one party fails to perform the obligations specified under the contract. In such cases, the aggrieved party may elect to file a lawsuit to try to seek performance under the contract…
  • Apr 14

    What do I do if I have a Data Security Breach?

    What do I do if I have a Data Security Breach?
    As a business owner, you should take every possible precaution to ensure that the information of your clients, customers, and employees is safe. However, as many corporate owners will tell you, even the most well-prepared companies - large or…
Rank this Week: 786

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 974

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

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

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

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Apr 28

    How to Navigate the Murky Waters of a Medical Malpractice Case

    How to Navigate the Murky Waters of a Medical Malpractice Case
    If you have been the victim of an error by a surgeon or another medical professional, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. However, even if the facts are on your side, the law in your state may make proving your case…
  • Apr 28

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    The Flim-Flam Man has been my favorite movie since I saw it in college. Contract disputes have kept it out of general circulation, but you can watch it on Youtube. “Yep, I’d say they’ll remember us in Clayton,…
  • Apr 27

    Navigating Through Car Accident Laws Made Easy

    Navigating Through Car Accident Laws Made Easy
    A car accident can lead to many unwanted consequences, such as legal hassles, severe injuries, loss of income, medical expenses, and more. The Auto Injury Insurance Claims Study by Insurance Research Council (IRC) shows that medical expenses…
Rank this Week: 918

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

Covers environmental law and policy. By Berkeley Law and UCLA Law.

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 28

    National Monuments: Presidents Can Create Them, But Only Congress Can Undo Them

    National Monuments: Presidents Can Create Them, But Only Congress Can Undo Them
    Bears Ears National Monument, Utah. Bob Wick, BLM/Flickr, CC BY This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. On April 26 President Trump issued an executive order calling for a review of national…
  • Apr 27

    Thinking Globally, Acting Corporately

    Thinking Globally, Acting Corporately
    With the White House and Congress MIA in the war against climate change, we need to look for other options. States like California are one answer, and I recently posted about the role cities could play. But these do not exhaust the…
  • Apr 25

    U.C. Davis School of Law Launches New Water Justice Clinic

    U.C. Davis School of Law Launches New Water Justice Clinic
    The U.C. Davis Martin Luther King, Jr. School of Law has launched an exciting new Water Justice Clinic designed to advocate for clean, healthy and adequate water supplies for all Californians.  The new Clinic is a project of the Aoki…
Rank this Week: 933

Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog

Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog

Covers news about and opinions issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the sixth Circuit with an emphasis on business cases. By Squire Sanders.

http://www.sixthcircuitappellateblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Managing A Corporation Located In Michigan Can Create Personal Jurisdiction

    Managing A Corporation Located In Michigan Can Create Personal Jurisdiction
    In MAG IAS Holdings, Inc. v. Schmuckle (No. 16-1550), the Sixth Circuit issued its first published decision interpreting the reach of specific jurisdiction under Walden v. Fiore, 134 S. Ct. 1115 (2014).  The panel held that Walden stands…
  • Apr 27

    Split Panel of the Sixth Circuit Holds that Cat’s Paw Theory Applies to FMLA Retaliation Claim

    Split Panel of the Sixth Circuit Holds that Cat’s Paw Theory Applies to FMLA Retaliation Claim
                Last week in Marshall v. Rawlings, a split panel of the Sixth Circuit held that the cat’s paw theory of liability applies to FMLA retaliation claims.  In Marshall,…
  • Apr 5

    Appellate Courts and Caseload Pressure

    Appellate Courts and Caseload Pressure
    An interesting paper has been making the rounds discussing how appellate courts react to caseload pressure.  After September 11, 2001, the Second and Ninth Circuits had a large influx of immigration appeals that affect the other…
Rank this Week: 925

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Chicago Birth Injury Blog. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/birth-injury-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 846

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home injuries, negligence and legislation. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandnursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Resident-on-Resident Abuse in Maryland Nursing Home

    Resident-on-Resident Abuse in Maryland Nursing Home
    When most people hear the term “nursing home abuse,” images of a callous, bitter nursing home employee come to mind. However, over the past several years, a new kind of nursing home abuse has been on the rise:…
  • Apr 21

    Jury Finds in Family’s Favor After Nursing Home Resident Dies from Toe Infection

    Jury Finds in Family’s Favor After Nursing Home Resident Dies from Toe Infection
    Claims against nursing homes can arise in a variety of circumstances, including abuse, neglect, and failures to properly treat patients in their care. As a result, many of the claims against nursing homes and other long-term care…
  • Apr 14

    Overworked and Overstressed Nurses Are More Likely to Make Serious Mistake

    Overworked and Overstressed Nurses Are More Likely to Make Serious Mistake
    Nurses employed by private nursing homes often have very difficult jobs. Private nursing homes are for-profit businesses that are primarily motivated by the bottom line. This means that the lower that staffing costs are, the more money that…
Rank this Week: 852

Drug Law Center

Drug Law Center

Covers products liability. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

https://www.druglawcenter.org/
  • Apr 28

    Risperdal

    Risperdal
    The Risperdal injury lawsuit attorneys at the Drug Law Center are representing many patients who have suffered harm from the serious side effects caused by the mental disorder treatment medication. Introduction Risperdal (risperidone) is an…
  • Apr 28

    Propecia

    Propecia
    The Propecia injury lawsuit attorneys at the Drug Law Center are accepting cases from patients who suffered injuries caused by the medication used to treat male pattern baldness. Introduction Propecia was first developed by Merck and Company…
  • Apr 28

    Prilosec

    Prilosec
    The Prilosec attorneys at the Drug Law Center are now accepting monetary compensation claims for patients who have suffered serious side effects by the heartburn medication. Introduction Prilosec (omeprazole) is a highly popular proton pump…
Rank this Week: 923

Copyhype

Copyhype

Discusses copyright law for those in the content industries and the general public. By Terry Hart.

http://www.copyhype.com/
  • Apr 28

    Friday’s Endnotes – 04/28/17

    Friday’s Endnotes – 04/28/17
    House Overwhelmingly Passes Bipartisan Legislation on Selection Process for Copyright Register — The big news this week was the passage of HR 1695 in the House by a broad and bipartisan vote of 378-48. The bill, which would make the…
  • Apr 21

    Friday’s Endnotes – 04/21/17

    Friday’s Endnotes – 04/21/17
    How Google Eats a Business Whole — “‘I didn’t understand the benefit to us,’ he said. ‘It’s a big ask. Like, ‘hey, let us tap into the most valuable thing that you have, that has taken years to…
  • Apr 17

    Mavrix v LiveJournal: Preserving Incentives to Address Online Infringement

    Mavrix v LiveJournal: Preserving Incentives to Address Online Infringement
    On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Ninth Circuit published its opinion in Mavrix Photographs v LiveJournal, a potentially significant decision touching on a number of provisions in Section 512 of the Copyright Act, which was passed as part of the…
Rank this Week: 909

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 913

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    ENOHE Announces Agenda for 2017 Annual Conference

    ENOHE Announces Agenda for 2017 Annual Conference
    The European Network of Ombudsmen in Higher Education has announced the agenda for its 13th Annual Conference in Strasbourg, France on June 28 - 30, 2017: "Higher Education Ombudsmen as Beacons: Towards a Fair and Transparent European Higher…
  • Apr 28

    Job Posting: U.S. Army Medical Command

    Job Posting: U.S. Army Medical Command
    The large military hospital near Tacoma, WA is hiring an Ombudsman.  The position receives concerns about the Madigan Traumatic Brain Injury Program from patients, commanders, and senior leaders and uses "a variety of interpersonal.…
  • Apr 27

    IOA Honors Two Distinguished Emeriti

    IOA Honors Two Distinguished Emeriti
    At its annual conference earlier this week, the International Ombudsman Association announced the recipients of its 2017 Distinguished Emeritus award: James Lee and Randy Williams. IOA has traditionally bestowed the award to retired Ombuds…
Rank this Week: 949

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Apr 28

    In case you missed it…Text of Andrea Schneider’s Award Acceptance Speech

    In case you missed it…Text of Andrea Schneider’s Award Acceptance Speech
    Andrea was kind enough to forward me a copy of her acceptance speech from Saturday.  As you might expect it was inclusive, clever and funny. If you had to leave early and missed the luncheon, the text is included below.  Make sure…
  • Apr 28

    Honoring Andrea Schneider at the ABA Dr conference in verse and song

    Honoring Andrea Schneider at the ABA Dr conference in verse and song
    IMG_0053Last week at the ABA DR Annual meeting, Professor Andrea Schneider received the ABA award for Outstanding Scholarly Work. She gave an excellent speech at the LEC luncheon and I’m hoping she will share it on the blog. I…
  • Apr 27

    Israel Reflections 2017–The Case of the Curious Citizenship (East Jerusalem)

    Israel Reflections 2017–The Case of the Curious Citizenship (East Jerusalem)
    Our visit with Riman Barakat, a former Marquette Fulbright scholar who has worked in many different Palestinian-Israeli peacebuilding NGO’s is always a highlight of the trip.  Student Adrianna Hromadka reflects on the questions and…
Rank this Week: 927

Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyer…

Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers legal news and case developments in personal injury. By Berniard Law Firm.

http://www.louisianapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 777

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Apr 28

    Can The Husband Sell The Marital House?

    Can The Husband Sell The Marital House?
    The answer to whether a divorcing guy can sell his house or not is not quite an easy one. This is because the reply depends on factors like what decisions were made by the judge in a particular case and the conditions of a divorce agreement.…
  • Apr 27

    Top 5 Reasons for Couples Getting Divorced

    Top 5 Reasons for Couples Getting Divorced
    Marriage is not an easy relationship. There are several cases when couples started their married life with the best intentions but ended up getting divorced. There could be various reasons for which couples get divorced. Here are some of the…
  • Apr 26

    How To Focus On Your Kids In A Divorce

    How To Focus On Your Kids In A Divorce
    When you are getting a divorce, your children are your most important worry. But, do not be sad, as studies prove that children can cope up with the divorce of their parents and even come out okay. Now, this may not always be the case. There…
Rank this Week: 829

The 1709 Blog

The 1709 Blog

Covers all things copyright, warts and all.

http://the1709blog.blogspot.co.uk/
  • Apr 28

    Andy Warhol Foundation Asks SDNY to Declare Prince Series Not Infringing

    Andy Warhol Foundation Asks SDNY to Declare Prince Series Not Infringing
    The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts filed this month a suit against photographer Lynn Goldsmith asking the Southern District of New York Court (SDNY) to declare that the Andy Warhol Prince Series did not infringe on…
  • Apr 28

    PRS for Music and GEMA announce record result

    PRS for Music and GEMA announce record result
    The UK's Performing Right Society (PRS) has announced it paid out more than half a billion pounds sterling in royalties to songwriters, composers and publishers ib 2016, in its strongest performance to date. The organisation, which represents…
  • Apr 26

    CJEU in Filmspeler rules that the sale of a multimedia player is a ‘communication to the public’

    CJEU in Filmspeler rules that the sale of a multimedia player is a ‘communication to the public’
    This update from Eleonora Rosati writing on the IPKat Did you think that the story with copyright, linking, and the right of communication to the public was over? Of course not.Today the Court of Justice of the…
Rank this Week: 952

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Apr 28

    6 timekeeping practices that reduce your risk of wage-hour liability

    6 timekeeping practices that reduce your risk of wage-hour liability
    Last week, I wrote about a study describing how certain timekeeping systems could create wage and hour liability through, among other things, making it easy to “cheat” and providing no transparency when changes are made.…
  • Apr 28

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    ConstangyTV’s Close-Up on Workplace Law, April edition, is out! Host Leigh Tyson interviews John MacDonald, head of our Princeton (NJ) Office, about employment law issues unique to the financial and investment industries. If you…
  • Apr 27

    We have a Secretary of Labor! (almost)

    We have a Secretary of Labor! (almost)
    The Senate has finally confirmed R. Alexander Acosta as Secretary of Labor, and he is expected to be sworn in tomorrow. (Yay!) The vote was 60 to 38, meaning that he got some decent bipartisan support. Image Credit: From flickr, Creative…
Rank this Week: 797

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Apr 28

    Robert Pirsig passes at double infinity – Wrote “Zen & The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance”

    Robert Pirsig passes at double infinity – Wrote “Zen & The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance”
    Some books stand very much apart from the rest. Three such books that have particularly influenced me are Jack Kerouc's On the Road; which reminds me that adventure and intrigue exist everywhere -- starting within ourselves (which is a…
  • Apr 27

    Stop the AK execution of Kenneth Williams tonight, and all other execution

    Stop the AK execution of Kenneth Williams tonight, and all other execution
    The European Union does not have the death penalty, and the sky has not fallen. The United States, though, continues in the wild, wild west tradition of executions of those convicted of murder. In the wild west, populations were thin; law…
  • Apr 26

    Virginia- Unlawful firearm discharge means negligent discharge

    Virginia- Unlawful firearm discharge means negligent discharge
    Most crimes cannot be proven merely by committing the act -- known as actus reus -- but also require proof of criminal intent, known as mens rea. Generally, one of four levels of mens rea is required before a conviction may be obtained,…
Rank this Week: 882

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

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

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    The Journal Nature Says: 'Last Stage' for California's Stem Cell Research Program

    The Journal Nature Says: 'Last Stage' for California's Stem Cell Research Program
    The prestigious journal Nature this week is calling it the "final test" for California's $3 billion plunge into development of stem cell therapies for afflictions ranging from cancer to arthritis.The California Institute for Regenerative…
  • Apr 20

    California Stem Cell Agency Plumps Its Program as It Eyes Need for More Funding

    California Stem Cell Agency Plumps Its Program as It Eyes Need for More Funding
    California's 12-year-old stem cell agency today launched a "statewide outreach tour" that is aimed "partly" at building support for pumping $5 billion more into the program which is nearing the end of its financial life. The agency has billed…
  • Apr 13

    UC Irvine Stem Cell Blog: Troubling New Federal Law on Stem Cell Research

    UC Irvine Stem Cell Blog: Troubling New Federal Law on Stem Cell Research
    The stem cell blog at UC Irvine this week published a piece that warned that a new federal law aimed at speeding commercialization of stem cell therapies is worrisome and could lead to harm to patients and damage the entire field of research.…
Rank this Week: 820

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
  • Apr 27

    Medical assistance in dying in Canada: one year later

    Medical assistance in dying in Canada: one year later
    Since the Canadian federal government introduced legislation governing medical assistance in dying (“MAiD”), the provinces and territories, which are responsible for the delivery of health care services in Canada, have adopted a…
  • Apr 26

    Canadian Government looks to Supreme Court of Canada for opinion on the constitutionality of the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act

    Canadian Government looks to Supreme Court of Canada for opinion on the constitutionality of the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act
    In March 2017, Parliament gave third reading to Bill S-201, also known as the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act. The Genetic Non-Discrimination Act was introduced as a Senate bill by now-retired Liberal Senator James Cowan in December 2015 to…
  • Apr 24

    Efforts to revive the American Health Care Act Continue

    Efforts to revive the American Health Care Act Continue
    Last week, Republicans in the House of Representatives released a summary of a proposed amendment to the American Health Care Act, which they hope will help the bill garner enough votes to pass. The amendment is intended to appeal to both…
Rank this Week: 779

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    FCC Public Notice Seeks 411 on Broadband for Health IT

    FCC Public Notice Seeks 411 on Broadband for Health IT
    Imagine if all Americans had seamless remote access to doctors and hospitals throughout the country, if an individual in Angle Inlet, MN (total population of 60) could consult with a doctor in Minneapolis without ever having to leave the…
  • Apr 27

    FCC’s EEO Policies Subject of Re-examination and Update

    FCC’s EEO Policies Subject of Re-examination and Update
    The FCC’s policies with regard to diversity generally have taken center stage over the past few days.  First up, on Friday, April 21, the Commission released a Declaratory Ruling which updated its policy as to whether the use by…
  • Apr 26

    The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same – UHF Discount Restored

    The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same – UHF Discount Restored
    The Commission has acted to restore the UHF discount used to calculate audience reach in connection with determining compliance with television ownership limits.  The national ownership cap currently limits the number of stations one…
Rank this Week: 891

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Apr 27

    What President Trump’s “Budget Blueprint” Could Mean For The Great Lake

    What President Trump’s “Budget Blueprint” Could Mean For The Great Lake
    At a recent Law School event, several panelists (including me) discussed the potential for the Trump administration to make important changes to the law in our respective areas of concentration. I said at the time that environmental law has…
  • Apr 27

    Israel Reflections 2017–The Truth(?) of Masada

    Israel Reflections 2017–The Truth(?) of Masada
    From student J.J. Moore, here is a reflection on how the story that is told depends on the storyteller. I have always loved ruins. Ruins tell a story and bring an appreciation of the past. However, a forgotten aspect of ruins is the stories…
  • Apr 26

    Israel Reflections 2017–Day One–or, Should a Bartender Be the Next Mediator for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

    Israel Reflections 2017–Day One–or, Should a Bartender Be the Next Mediator for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?
    I am going to start posting the student reflections from the trip on a regular basis for the next couple weeks–hope you enjoy! For the start of our Israel trip this year, we first stopped for an overlook of Jerusalem. Here our tour…
Rank this Week: 855

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
  • Apr 27

    A Tale of Two Verdict

    A Tale of Two Verdict
    Meghan Senter Frequently as litigators, we are faced with questions about which factors can make or break a trial. The facts of each case and skill of counsel are obvious elements to obtaining a favorable verdict, but outcomes can also be…
  • Apr 21

    Guantanamo Bay Attorneys Allege Unsafe Carcinogen Exposures at Camp Justice

    Guantanamo Bay Attorneys Allege Unsafe Carcinogen Exposures at Camp Justice
    Caroline H. Lopez This month, attorneys working at Guantanamo Bay’s Camp Justice filed a lawsuit against the Department of Defense (Seeger et al v. U.S. Department of Defense et al, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, No.…
  • Mar 30

    Ring the Bell – Another Defense Verdict For Fresenius in Dialysis Treatment Bellwether Trial

    Ring the Bell – Another Defense Verdict For Fresenius in Dialysis Treatment Bellwether Trial
    Marisa K. Pearson On March 3, 2017, after less than four hours of deliberations, a Massachusetts federal jury found that Fresenius Medical Care was not liable for the 2012 death of one of their patients. The verdict drew to a close a…
Rank this Week: 833

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Apr 27

    70 Is the New 65: Is the Retirement Age Increasing?

    70 Is the New 65: Is the Retirement Age Increasing?
    Thirty percent of U.S. workers ages 60 and older don’t plan to retire until age 70 or older, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey. Another 20 percent don’t know if they will ever be able to retire. Financial reasons…
  • Apr 26

    Senate Health Committee to Hear Single-Payer Health Care Job Killer Today

    Senate Health Committee to Hear Single-Payer Health Care Job Killer Today
    The Senate Health Committee today will consider a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that seeks to establish a government-run, single-payer health care system in California. SB 562 (Lara; D-Bell Gardens/Atkins; D-San…
  • Apr 24

    New Design for Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents On Its Way

    New Design for Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents On Its Way
    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) redesigned the Permanent Resident Card, known as a “green card,” and the Employment Authorization Document (EAD). The USCIS will begin issuing the new cards on May 1, 2017.…
Rank this Week: 854

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Apr 27

    Patent infringement lawsuit brought against Uber by competitor

    Patent infringement lawsuit brought against Uber by competitor
    Recently, a patent infringement lawsuit was brought against Uber Technologies, Inc. (“Uber”) by a competing ride-sharing company named Hailo Technologies, LLC d/b/a Bring (“Plaintiff”).[1] The Plaintiff describes…
  • Apr 18

    KERRYGOLD initiates trademark lawsuit against competing butter brand

    KERRYGOLD initiates trademark lawsuit against competing butter brand
    Recently, the companies responsible for manufacturing and distributing butter under the trademark KERRYGOLD (“Plaintiffs”) filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Eurogold USA, LLC and Old World Creamery, LLC…
  • Mar 31

    Flagrante Violación al Orden Constitucional en Venezuela.

    Flagrante Violación al Orden Constitucional en Venezuela.
    El Tribunal Supremo de Justicia en Venezuela dio un golpe de estado al orden democrático con la sentencia Nº 156 del 29 de Marzo del 2017.  Resumiendo su contenido en unas líneas, produjo una decisión a un…
Rank this Week: 922

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/
  • Apr 27

    Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions and Other Advisory Bodie

    Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions and Other Advisory Bodie
    HeinOnline has a new product that will interest anyone–law students and faculty, historians, political scientists–researching presidential commissions or the catastrophes, crises, and issues they have investigated. Reports of…
  • Apr 25

    Restricted Access at Harvard Law School Library: April 26 – May 12, 2017

    Restricted Access at Harvard Law School Library: April 26 – May 12, 2017
    Blog post by Brian Sutton, Access Services Manager  To ensure adequate study space for Law School students during the spring exam period, the Harvard Law School Library will have restricted access from Wednesday April 26 through Friday,…
  • Apr 24

    MCLE update

    MCLE update
    We recently had an update session from MCLE New England aka Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education. MCLE’s mission is “to provide post-legal education for lawyers to keep lawyers up to date on the rapid practice changes.”…
Rank this Week: 999

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Apr 27

    The “Right to Be Forgotten” and National Laws Under the GDPR

    The “Right to Be Forgotten” and National Laws Under the GDPR
    The EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect in the spring of 2018, bringing with it a newly codified version of the “Right to Be Forgotten” (RTBF).  Depending how the new law is…
  • Apr 24

    There’s a Massive First Amendment Threat (and It’s Not Donald Trump)

    There’s a Massive First Amendment Threat (and It’s Not Donald Trump)
    Editor’s note: This post previews my forthcoming Stanford Law Review article, “Expanding the Periphery and Threatening the Core: The Ascendant Libertarian Speech Tradition.” Much ink has been spilled about the Trump…
  • Apr 18

    Crowdsourced Lit Review: First Amendment Theory & Technology

    Crowdsourced Lit Review: First Amendment Theory & Technology
    Nailing down the definitive literature on First Amendment expressive freedoms is a tricky task. What’s the consensus among scholars about the classics? Even more complex is figuring out what emerging scholarship on the intersection of…
Rank this Week: 887

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 998

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 27

    City of Boston Strives for Crash Prevention

    City of Boston Strives for Crash Prevention
    A recent news article from the Boston Herald takes a look at the city of Boston’s new plan to prevent a significant number of serious or fatal car accidents though the use of cutting edge technology at a citywide traffic management…
  • Apr 23

    Woman Killed After Crashing Car into Eyeglass Store in Medford

    Woman Killed After Crashing Car into Eyeglass Store in Medford
    According to a recent news article from The Boston Herald, a woman was killed after crashing her car into an eyeglass store in Medford, Massachusetts just north of Boston.  The accident occurred in the early morning hours. A spokesperson…
  • Apr 20

    Drag Racing Alleged in Fatal Boston Area Crash

    Drag Racing Alleged in Fatal Boston Area Crash
    Most car accidents are the result of one or more drivers engaging in negligent behavior while on the road.  Negligent behavior is defined in Massachusetts by the following four elements: •    Duty •  …
Rank this Week: 926

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Discusses of compliance, conflicts, intake and other risk issues for law firm risk professionals.

http://www.lawfirmrisk.com/
  • Apr 27

    Hollywood Conflicts Allegations Always Make Headline

    Hollywood Conflicts Allegations Always Make Headline
    (You are about to witness the strength of risk knowledge.) Straight out of the Hollywood Reporter comes: "Judge Asked to Disqualify Universal's Law Firm From 'Straight Outta Compton' Suit" -- "After a brief pause, thanks to the death of the…
  • Apr 26

    WEBINAR: Replace LegalKEY & ARM. Budget for FileTrail

    WEBINAR: Replace LegalKEY & ARM. Budget for FileTrail
    Our expert risk consulting colleagues at InOutsource are co-hosting a webinar on replacing LegalKEY and ARM (FileSurf) records management systems.We've covered some of the risks associated with legacy systems. For firms looking to plot a…
  • Apr 24

    Indemnity Increasing Indeed In OCG

    Indemnity Increasing Indeed In OCG
    "BigLaw Losing Fight Over Indemnity In Counsel Guidelines" --"In a buyer’s market for BigLaw services, corporate clients are increasingly demanding — and getting — firms to shoulder the risk of unforeseen or unwelcome…
Rank this Week: 960