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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/
  • Aug 15

    The role of the conflict professional's self-reflection in effective conflict resolution

    The role of the conflict professional's self-reflection in effective conflict resolution
    What is the role of self-awareness and self-reflection in effective conflict resolution? To hear a teleconference on that topic, click here. The title of the teleconference is "Inside Out: How Conflict Professionals Can Use Self-Reflection to…
  • May 6

    Current edition of MINDFULNESS RESEARCH MONTHLY is now available

    Current edition of MINDFULNESS RESEARCH MONTHLY is now available
    May's edition of Mindfulness Research Monthly includes 19 Interventions 14 Associations 11 Methods 8 Reviews 2 Trials. Click to read the new edition.
  • Mar 6

    That's not how it happened! Let me tell you the true story

    That's not how it happened! Let me tell you the true story
    How can two or more people sincerely, earnestly, and confidently have such widely divergent versions of events? As mediators, we often have heard stories from parties in which the facts are conflicting and yet no one seems to be deliberately…
Rank this Week: 811

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/
Rank this Week: 813

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Listeria Positive Test Prompts Corn Recall

    Listeria Positive Test Prompts Corn Recall
    Bonduelle USA Inc. of Brockport, NY is recalling 9,335 cases of frozen corn because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious... Continue Reading
  • Aug 26

    Green Beans With Listeria

    Green Beans With Listeria
    General Mills recalled a “limited quantity” of Cascadian Farm frozen green beans after a package of the product tested positive for listeria. No illnesses have been reported, General Mills said.... Continue Reading
  • Jul 30

    Cold Smoked Salmon Recalled Over Listeria

    Cold Smoked Salmon Recalled Over Listeria
    The California Department of Public Health is reporting that cold smoked salmon is being recalled for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. There is no word on whether or not any illnesses... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 812

Nimonik

Nimonik

Covers Canadian environmental and energy law.

http://www.nimonik.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    Team Auditing Solutions – iAuditor vs Nimonik

    Team Auditing Solutions – iAuditor vs Nimonik
    Bring on the Team: How Nimonik and iAuditor Compare for Multiple Auditors and Auditees At Nimonik we have spoken to countless potential clients, and upon discussing features, functionality and other solutions that are being considered, the…
  • Aug 24

    What is a Compliance Audit (and Who Needs One)?

    What is a Compliance Audit (and Who Needs One)?
    Corporate executives have a lot on their mind, but one of the top sources of stress is business risk. Managing legal compliance and quality control issues across complex operations is risky business and with growing numbers of fines being…
  • Aug 24

    Natural Gas Pipeline Safety and Quality Checklists Free

    Natural Gas Pipeline Safety and Quality Checklists Free
    Nimonik works with a number of gas pipeline companies including ENSTAR Natural Gas in Alaska, Allied Pipelines and others. As such, we have converted some common and very useful gas pipeline checklists for quality, safety and environmental…
Rank this Week: 815

Hedge Fund Law Blog

Hedge Fund Law Blog

Covers hedge fund laws and starting a hedge fund.

http://www.hedgefundlawblog.com
  • 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:…
  • Jul 1

    Hedge Fund Events July 2015

    Hedge Fund Events July 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: June 29-July 1, 2015 Sponsor: Infocast Event: 2nd California Water Summit Location:…
  • Jun 1

    Hedge Fund Events June 2015

    Hedge Fund Events June 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: May 31-June 2, 2015 Sponsor: WITI Event: The Women in Technology International (WITI)…
Rank this Week: 814

What's New in Employment Law?

What's New in Employment Law?

Focuses on employment law developments, particularly in California.

http://shawvalenza.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    NLRB's "Joint Employer" Case Matters to Non-Union Employers, Too

    NLRB's "Joint Employer" Case Matters to Non-Union Employers, Too
    As you may have read, the NLRB has changed its definition of what is a "joint employer" relationship.  In the labor law context, this may come up, for example, when the Board decides what is an appropriate unit for bargaining or voting.…
  • Aug 19

    Court of Appeal: Incorporation of AAA Rules = Delegation to Arbitrator

    Court of Appeal: Incorporation of AAA Rules = Delegation to Arbitrator
    In many employment arbitration agreements, the employer provides that the arbitration will be conducted under the employment dispute rules of the American Arbitration Association or AAA.  (The formal name of these rules is the National…
  • Aug 4

    California Supreme Court Upholds California's Tough Arbitration Jurisprudence Again, Mostly

    California Supreme Court Upholds California's Tough Arbitration Jurisprudence Again, Mostly
    In a non-employment decision, the California Supreme Court held the following:1.  The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion requires the Court to uphold a waiver of class actions in a consumer arbitration…
Rank this Week: 817

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/
  • Aug 6

    Baylor Law School receives 2015 ABA pro bono award

    Baylor Law School receives 2015 ABA pro bono award
    The Baylor Law School received one of five 2015 Pro Bono Publico Awards from the American Bar Association last week. The Pro Bono Publico Awards program seeks to identify and honor individual lawyers and small and large law firms, government…
  • Aug 4

    US immigration detention policies incompatible with basic principles of justice

    US immigration detention policies incompatible with basic principles of justice
    ABA Journal by Lorelei Laird At an ABA Annual Meeting panel on Friday, speakers had strong criticisms of the federal government’s detention policies for immigrant mothers with children. “The government’s family detention policies of…
  • Jun 1

    In-state tuition for undocumented still the law in Texa

    In-state tuition for undocumented still the law in Texa
    Attempts to change Texas Education Code §543.052 to exclude persons "not authorized under federal statute to be present in the United States" from being considered as Texas residents eligible to pay in-state tuition were not…
Rank this Week: 816

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/
  • Sep 1

    BYU Law #1 in Least Debt

    BYU Law #1 in Least Debt
    BYU Law was #1 in U.S. News’s recent “10 Law Schools that Leave Grads with the Least Debt.” The article looked at indebtedness of the Class of 2014 and found that BYU Law Grads had an average debt of $54,203, ……
  • Aug 20

    Welcome, Class of 2018!

    Welcome, Class of 2018!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2018 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to…
  • Aug 18

    HeinOnline: Introducing Enhanced Interface 101

    HeinOnline: Introducing Enhanced Interface 101
    HeinOnline has just released a new, enhanced interface that is both modern and fresh.  If you are like me you probably loved Hein’s content, but did not love the awkward and sometimes confusing site layout. After listening to…
Rank this Week: 818

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/
  • Aug 26

    Will my insurance rates go up after an accident?

    Will my insurance rates go up after an accident?
    If you were not found at fault in the accident, your insurance rates will not go up. You are protected under Washington State law from having your insurance rates raised due to someone else’s negligence. You will also not have your…
  • Aug 12

    Why must I sue the other driver in my car accident trial?

    Why must I sue the other driver in my car accident trial?
    When we take a case to trial, one question our Vancouver and Washington state clients typically ask is, “Why am I suing the other driver? Why can’t I sue their insurance company instead?” The answer is a bit complicated.…
  • Jul 24

    Will I Have To Go To Court For My Auto Accident Case?

    Will I Have To Go To Court For My Auto Accident Case?
    Not necessarily. We understand that going to court is a stressful experience. In an ideal world, every client of ours would reach a satisfactory settlement without ever needing to set foot in a courtroom. In fact, most of the clients we sign…
Rank this Week: 819

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: 820

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/
  • Sep 3

    Today! Research happy hour at the HLS Pub, 4-6pm

    Today! Research happy hour at the HLS Pub, 4-6pm
    Research is good for you! Come to the Library’s Research Happy Hour today from 4-6pm outside the HLS Pub. Grab a beverage and we’ll have some snacks to share. We’ll be happy to show you some of the Library’s…
  • Sep 2

    852 RARE: A Refresher from Historical & Special Collection

    852 RARE: A Refresher from Historical & Special Collection
    Welcome to campus! Longtime followers of Et Seq. may know that the Library’s Historical & Special Collections staff often submit posts under the heading “852 RARE.” With the start of a new academic…
  • Sep 1

    Observations of a New HLS Librarian

    Observations of a New HLS Librarian
    Welcome to the 1L class, HLS class of 2018!  In a way, we are in the same boat.  I am a first year academic law librarian, and I am also new to Harvard Law School life, schedules, pressures, pitfalls, and wonder.  I went in to…
Rank this Week: 821

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/
  • Sep 3

    Total Joint Replacement Increases Risk of Heart Attack During Recovery

    Total Joint Replacement Increases Risk of Heart Attack During Recovery
    New studies show that patients who receive total knee replacements are 8 times more likely to experience a heart attack within the 30-day post operative recovery period.  Those receiving a total hip replacement are 4 times more likley to…
  • Sep 2

    Steroid Injections for Back Pain May Not be Helpful

    Steroid Injections for Back Pain May Not be Helpful
    Many recent studies looked at the efficacy of steroid injections for back pain.  Patients suffering from back pain often receive steroid injections, looking for long-term relief.  But these studies show that the injections do not…
  • Sep 1

    Strip Clubs Are Often the Target of Unfair Labor Lawsuit

    Strip Clubs Are Often the Target of Unfair Labor Lawsuit
    Attorney Justin Swartz in New York City focuses much of his practice on representing female dancers at adult entertainment nightclubs.  These claims involve violations of federal and state labor laws.  Many clubs categorize the…
Rank this Week: 822

Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents that cause brain trauma, contusions and concussions. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.braininjurylawyer24-7blog.com/
  • Apr 24

    A mother, tired from having worked all day, got stressed out when her seven-month old son woke

    A mother, tired from having worked all day, got stressed out when her seven-month old son woke
    After the child expired, a CAT scan and retina exam was conducted on the child and the doctors concluded that the bleeding in the brain had resulted in the presence of bruises in the child’s brain. The doctors wrote their opinions on…
  • Jan 3

    Heart Care is at the Center of Case at Staten Island Hospital

    Heart Care is at the Center of Case at Staten Island Hospital
    An old woman, 95 years of age, is a patient at a certain Staten island hospital. On 9 June 1998, she became comatose, cyanotic and unresponsive after she became disconnected from her ventilator machine. An employee of the hospital heard the…
  • Jan 3

    An old woman, 95 years of age, is a patient at a certain hospital

    An old woman, 95 years of age, is a patient at a certain hospital
    An old woman, 95 years of age, is a patient at a certain Staten island hospital. On 9 June 1998, she became comatose, cyanotic and unresponsive after she became disconnected from her ventilator machine. An employee of the hospital heard the…
Rank this Week: 823

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/
  • Sep 1

    Finally, A Law Firm Offers Contract Management Software and Service

    Finally, A Law Firm Offers Contract Management Software and Service
    Introduction Law firms make good money drafting contracts. Absent a dispute, however, executing a contract ends a law firm’s business on that contract. That has long struck me as a lost opportunity. Why only set up the rights and…
  • Aug 26

    Are Big Law Legal Technology Experts Failing? A Pre-ILTACon Question

    Are Big Law Legal Technology Experts Failing? A Pre-ILTACon Question
    Are Big Law legal technology experts failing at their jobs? I ask this question as the leading global tech experts from Big Law and not-so-Big Law are about to converge in Las Vegas at “ILTACon” (The International Legal Technology…
  • Aug 23

    Are Lawyers Getting Dumber? Bloomberg Ask

    Are Lawyers Getting Dumber? Bloomberg Ask
    It’s rare that the legal market makes the cover of Business Week. The current print issue (24-30 August 2015) cover story asks “Are Lawyers Getting Dumber?” The article describes the dust-up between lesser-ranked law schools…
Rank this Week: 824

The Startup Lawyer

The Startup Lawyer

Covers entrepreneurship and startup companies. By Ryan Roberts.

http://startuplawyer.com/
  • Aug 7

    Demo Days and the General Solicitation Conundrum

    Demo Days and the General Solicitation Conundrum
    If you’ve been to accelerator or incubator demo days, you’ve likely seen a presentation that either flat out mentions the specifics of a financing round in progress or the details of a proposed financing.  In the last…
  • Apr 15

    2015 StartupLawyer.com Upgrade

    2015 StartupLawyer.com Upgrade
    I am happy to present an upgraded StartupLawyer.com! While just a soft launch, we added a left-side navigation bar with the intent of making content more accessible.  Early reviews have been positive: About a…
  • Mar 18

    Great Quality of Life: The Undercurrent of the Dallas Startup Ecosystem

    Great Quality of Life: The Undercurrent of the Dallas Startup Ecosystem
    There has been a lot of talk lately that Dallas is a great environment for tech startups because of (1) the very low cost of living (especially in comparison to the California or New York) and corresponding high quality of life and (2) the…
Rank this Week: 825

Maryland Injury and Disability Law

Maryland Injury and Disability Law

Covers injury and disability issues. By Greenberg & Bederman, LLP.

http://www.mdinjurydisabilitylaw.com/
  • Apr 3

    Social Security Disability Is Not Welfare

    Social Security Disability Is Not Welfare
    One aspect of our practice is working with some of our injured clients to help them get through the Social Security Disability Insurance process. We don’t have to do this with all of our clients. Some of our clients suffer injuries that…
  • Apr 3

    Colonial Parking Faces Lawsuit for Serious Injury

    Colonial Parking Faces Lawsuit for Serious Injury
    Petula Dvorak is a columnist for the Washington Post, but not the sort of columnist that grabs national headlines or gets invited to cable talk shows. She covers Washington, DC, the place where regular people work and live, and not…
  • Mar 14

    Senseless Teenage Accident Deaths in Ohio

    Senseless Teenage Accident Deaths in Ohio
      As far as car accidents go, you really can’t get much worse than this: “A car crash in Ohio this weekend killed 6 teens. The Honda Passport was carrying eight teenagers when it crashed into a guardrail just south of Warren,…
Rank this Week: 827

Orange County Criminal Lawyers…

Orange County Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers fraud charges, white collar crime, investment fraud and elderly abuse. By the Law Offices of Vincent J. LaBarbera, Jr.

http://www.orangecountycriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    Two Arrests Made in Irvine Craigslist Robbery

    Two Arrests Made in Irvine Craigslist Robbery
    Two men were recently arrested and charged with robbery after allegedly setting up a purchase on Craigslist, The Orange County Register reports.
  • Jan 25

    Police Say They Have Arrested Santa Ana Serial Rapist

    Police Say They Have Arrested Santa Ana Serial Rapist
    Police recently made some serious allegations in a Santa Ana sex crimes case by arresting a man they're telling the public is responsible for several local sexual assaults.
  • Jan 10

    Anaheim Continues Ban On Medical Marijuana Dispensarie

    Anaheim Continues Ban On Medical Marijuana Dispensarie
    City officials recently extended a ban on Anaheim medical marijuana dispensaries as leaders try to figure out how legal challenges to California's law will play out, The Orange County Register reports.
Rank this Week: 826

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/
  • Sep 3

    Enjoy Labor Day!

    Enjoy Labor Day!
    Labor Day is upon us. Summer is unofficially over. Many kids have started school and the rest will start in a few days. About Labor Day Labor Day is always celebrated on the first Monday of September. Americans have been celebrating Labor…
  • Aug 27

    California Court of Appeals Awards Harassed City of Los Angeles Employee $3.2 Million

    California Court of Appeals Awards Harassed City of Los Angeles Employee $3.2 Million
    A California appellate court has ruled in favor of a white employee who suffered from discrimination by his Hispanic boss. The court ordered the City of Los Angeles to give James Duffy $3.2 million for the harassment he received from his…
  • Aug 19

    Des Moines School District Settles Former Superintendent Lawsuit

    Des Moines School District Settles Former Superintendent Lawsuit
    A lawsuit brought by a former superintendent against her school district has been settled. Nancy Sebring, who served as superintendent of Des Moines Public Schools, received a settlement from the district's insurer before the matter came…
Rank this Week: 829

Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Covers case law, news, practical advocacy advice, and developments in state and federal statutes and regulations regarding special education law. By Charles Fox.

http://specialedlaw.blogs.com/home/
  • Sep 3

    When Does an Assessment Test Become Obsolete?

    When Does an Assessment Test Become Obsolete?
    The IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) pretty carefully lays out the ground rules for a special education assessment. Among the various regulations related to administering a case study evaluation are that assessments…
  • Aug 27

    Top Jobs for the Disabled

    Top Jobs for the Disabled
    This post is the third in the series related to employment for people with disabilities. All too many of the students I represent have unrealistic career goals. Students who have never been on a Little League baseball team think they...
  • Aug 26

    Jobs for Persons with ASD

    Jobs for Persons with ASD
    This post is the second in the series related to employment. Springtime graduations are exciting times in a family’s life. Whether the student is exiting high school or receiving a college degree, the family’s pride follows their…
Rank this Week: 828

That Credit Union Blog

That Credit Union Blog

Covers current issues affecting the credit union industry. By the law firm of Weltman, Weinberg & Reis.

http://thatcreditunionblog.wordpress.com
  • Aug 17

    Rights to Set Off from a Credit Union’s Account

    Rights to Set Off from a Credit Union’s Account
    By: Matthew Young, Attorney I want to take a moment to address rights to set off (or “offset”) from a credit union’s account. This issue most commonly arises when the debtor misses a payment or dies. As a general matter,…
  • Jul 23

    CFPB Issues Final Rule Postponing Implementation of TILA/RESPA Regulations to October 3, 2015

    CFPB Issues Final Rule Postponing Implementation of TILA/RESPA Regulations to October 3, 2015
    By Matthew D. Urban, Attorney On June 3, 2015 the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Richard Cordray, announced in a letter to Congress that the CFPB was postponing implementation of the TILA/RESPA rules until August…
  • Jun 15

    Michigan’s Amended Periodic Garnishment Statute

    Michigan’s Amended Periodic Garnishment Statute
    By David Wolfe, Attorney Michigan allows judgment creditors to garnish funds owed to a judgment debtor through a periodic garnishment (which is typically sent to an employer), a non-periodic garnishment (which typically seeks to seize funds…
Rank this Week: 830

Beyond the Underground

Beyond the Underground

Covers legal news, politics, and whimsy. By Evan Schaeffer.

http://www.legalunderground.com
  • Nov 28

    MEANWHILE IN AUSTIN'S

    MEANWHILE IN AUSTIN'S
    MEANWHILE, IN AUSTIN'S STUDIO IN KANSAS CITY . . . Here's a shot of the inside of Austin's studio in Kansas City, with scattered self-portraits in oil done for a recent assignment--
  • Nov 28

    SELECTIONS FROM MY

    SELECTIONS FROM MY
    SELECTIONS FROM MY SKETCHBOOK . . . I haven't posted much "artwork" lately, though I'm still in the thrall of a drawing compulsion, which began when conversations about art with my son Austin (of the trip to Costa Rica),…
  • Nov 27

    TYPES OF LAWYERS

    TYPES OF LAWYERS
    TYPES OF LAWYERS #8: THE PARTNER WHO GOLFS . . . Shhh! The partner-who-golfs is teeing off, and he never likes it when you chuckle during his backswing. So you don't. Instead, you stand quietly as he adjusts his unorthodox stance,…
Rank this Week: 831

Media Law

Media Law

Covers freedom of the press. By Robert J. Ambrogi.

http://medialaw.legaline.com/
  • Dec 16

    A Compact Portable Scanner and Projector

    A Compact Portable Scanner and Projector
    I have been playing around with a handy little device called the HoverCam Mini 5.  Billed as a pocket-sized scanner, it is actually a 5.0 megapixel autofocus camera that functions as both an overhead scanner and a video projector. You…
  • Dec 13

    An Appeal for Corporate and Law Firm Sponsor

    An Appeal for Corporate and Law Firm Sponsor
    In January, I am slated to become president of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation, the premier legal charity supporting access to justice and civil legal services in Massachusetts. I am particularly honored because 2014 is a momentous year for…
  • Dec 13

    TechnoLawyer Picks the Year’s Top Tech Product

    TechnoLawyer Picks the Year’s Top Tech Product
    Transporter, a device that lets lawyers set up their own private cloud for secure file storage, has been named as the year’s top new product for lawyers in TechnoLawyer’s listing of the top 25 new products and services. The top 25…
Rank this Week: 832

PA Elder, Estate & Fiduciary…

PA Elder, Estate & Fiduciary Law Blog

Covers Elder Law, long-term care, "End-of-Life" and health care surrogate decision-making, estate & personal planning, fiduciary administrations, elders' dispute resolution, and Orphans' Court litigation. By Neil E. Hendershot.

http://paelderestatefiduciary.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 23

    PA Bar Assn approves Orphans' Court Mediation Project

    PA Bar Assn approves Orphans' Court Mediation Project
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->On Friday, November 21, 2014, the Pennsylvania Bar Association formally approved, by unanimous vote, a Report and Recommendation presented by its Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee…
  • Aug 27

    Philadelphia Court Upholds Stephen Girard's Intention

    Philadelphia Court Upholds Stephen Girard's Intention
    Stephen Girard, late in life Painted by J.R. Lambdin Judge O'Keefe, Administrative Judge of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, sitting in the Orphans' Court Division, issued an opinion and order, dated August 21, 2014, released on…
  • Jun 19

    PA POA Reform legislation on Governor's Desk

    PA POA Reform legislation on Governor's Desk
    On June 18, 2014, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives adopted (193-0) the amended, compromise version of House Bill 1429, in Printer's No. 3708, regarding power of attorney reform.  The adopted legislation was transmitted to the…
Rank this Week: 833

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Aug 24

    Need help using the Bluebook? Come to the library for the Bluebook trainings!

    Need help using the Bluebook? Come to the library for the Bluebook trainings!
    The training provides an overview of The Bluebook and and citation rules. Specifically: Introduction/structure of the Bluebook; Tabbing the Bluebook; Elements of basic citation form, rules, and exercises; Use of introductory signals and short…
  • Aug 19

    New Law Students: Make Friends With A Librarian

    New Law Students: Make Friends With A Librarian
    New Law Students: Make Friends With A Librarian by Reference Librarian and Lecturer in Law at DePaul University Law Library, Mark Giangrande  U.S. News & World Report has a short post out for new law students who will start their…
  • Aug 18

    Welcome and Welcome back!

    Welcome and Welcome back!
    The Library would like to welcome the new 1Ls and transfer students, and welcome back our 2Ls and 3Ls. Please view this presentation as a reminder of what is available to you in the library and whom to contact about … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 835

novalawcity

novalawcity

Adventures in law and technology at the Shepard Broad Law Center of Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

http://nsulaw.typepad.com/novalawcity/
  • Aug 17

    Novalawcity is moving!

    Novalawcity is moving!
    Novalawcity is moving over to Wordpress as of 8/17/2011.   Please join us over at: http://nsulltc.wordpress.com/ to continue our discussion.
  • Aug 10

    Office of the Law Revision Counsel wants YOU!

    Office of the Law Revision Counsel wants YOU!
    The Office of the Law Revision Counsel is seeking comments on the new beta version of its website for the U.S. Code. The Office is looking for feedback from law librarians and members of the public about the site’s features, content, and…
  • Jun 24

    Getting to know LLTC: Mitch Silverman (addendum)

    Getting to know LLTC: Mitch Silverman (addendum)
    Wups--I forgot to post my picture with my blog profile! Here's me, the day my bright, shiny new nameplate was first put up.
Rank this Week: 834

Green Building Law Update

Green Building Law Update

Covers green building trends and regulations for the construction, design and insurance industries. By Chris Cheatham.

http://www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com/
  • Aug 30

    What one change would you make to LEED to encourage green building?

    What one change would you make to LEED to encourage green building?
    In recent days, I asked the question, “what one change would you make to LEED to encourage green building?” to four score and seven people familiar with green building. This was a highly unscientific poll that is not…
  • Aug 23

    Court Blows Away Permits for Wind Turbine Eagle Kill

    Court Blows Away Permits for Wind Turbine Eagle Kill
    On August 11, a federal court set aside the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rule allowing 30 year permits to “take” bald and golden eagles. In an industry born from tax credits and government energy policies an interruption of one…
  • Aug 14

    Climate Change Disclosures by Public Companie

    Climate Change Disclosures by Public Companie
    In recent weeks this law firm has received more inquiries than at any time in recent years about the Securities and Exchange Commission’s disclosure requirements for public companies as they apply to climate change matters. Possibly the…
Rank this Week: 836

Kluwer Copyright Blog

Kluwer Copyright Blog

Covers European copyright law. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://kluwercopyrightblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Portugal: TV sets in hotel rooms, Court of Appeal of Lisbon, 163/14.8YHLSB.L1-6, 27 December 2014

    Portugal: TV sets in hotel rooms, Court of Appeal of Lisbon, 163/14.8YHLSB.L1-6, 27 December 2014
    Coimbra UniversityCoimbra University The installation of TV sets in hotel rooms, which show videograms through the TV signal distributed by a cable operator, constitutes a public performance and the making available to the public of those…
  • Aug 15

    The UK Consults on the Collective Rights Management Directive

    The UK Consults on the Collective Rights Management Directive
    BristowsBristows By Jeremy Blum and Jade McIntyre, Bristows The EU Directive on the collective management of copyright and multi-territorial licensing of online music (“the Directive”), published on 26 February 2014, entered into…
  • Jul 30

    Update on the UK Private Copying Exception

    Update on the UK Private Copying Exception
    BristowsBristows We reported here last month that the private copying exception, which took effect on 1 October 2014 as s.28B of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, was declared unlawful by the High Court. The court found that the…
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Law Library of Congress: Research…

Law Library of Congress: Research Reports

Legal commentary and recommended resources on issues and events with legal significance from the Law Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/current-topics.php
  • Aug 26

    Legal Status of Khat in Selected Jurisdiction

    Legal Status of Khat in Selected Jurisdiction
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Legal Status of Khat in Selected Jurisdictions. The report summarizes the legal status of khat (Catha edulis, also known as kat, qat, chat, and miraa), a plant whose leaves have a…
  • Aug 5

    Germany: Electronic Cigarette

    Germany: Electronic Cigarette
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Germany: Electronic Cigarettes. Electronic cigarettes in Germany are currently not subject to any age-related access restrictions. The Federal Administrative Court concluded…
  • Jul 29

    Islamic Law: A Bibliography of Works Published in English, 2009-2014

    Islamic Law: A Bibliography of Works Published in English, 2009-2014
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Islamic Law: A Bibliography of Works Published in English, 2009-2014. This bibliography contains English-language books and articles within books that discuss Islamic law. The…
Rank this Week: 838

Environmental Law & Climate Change…

Environmental Law & Climate Change Law Blog

Covers recent happenings in the world of environmental and climate change law. By Steven M. Taber.

http://taberlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 839

Joel Jacobsen

Joel Jacobsen

Covers criminal law, violent crime and the judiciary. Previously known as the Judging Crimes blog.

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

    Sweet potatoe

    Sweet potatoe
    When was America discovered (by humans)? Not 1492, when Columbus sailed the ocean blue. First there were the people from eastern Asia, of course, who arrived many thousands of years ago. Lately there's some renewed debate about exactly…
  • Jan 17

    Getting back to blogging

    Getting back to blogging
    It's been a refreshing nap. But now I think it's time to get back to blogging. I came very close to burning through my remaining stock of idealism by writing Judging Crimes.  Practicing law means chasing trivialities in the pursuit of…
  • Jul 15

    439. Armed incoherence watch

    439. Armed incoherence watch
    The Chicago gun control decision was a great liberal triumph, the culmination of nearly 50 years of such triumphs.  It shows the wonderful influence William Brennan continues to exert beyond the grave.  (See post 365.)  
Rank this Week: 840

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    GAO: Student Loan Debt Can be Collected Through Social Security Payment

    GAO: Student Loan Debt Can be Collected Through Social Security Payment
    There’s an old saying regarding two certainties in life: Death and taxes. As it turns out, you can also be pretty certain of another: The U.S. government is probably never going to forgive your student loan debt. In fact, not only with…
  • Aug 30

    CFPB Fines CitiBank $700M for Illegal Credit Card Practice

    CFPB Fines CitiBank $700M for Illegal Credit Card Practice
    The world’s largest credit card lender has been ordered by a U.S. government watchdog agency to repay $700 million to its customers, plus $70 million in fines, due to illegal practices. Specifically, the bank marketed numerous add-on…
  • Aug 28

    Elizabeth Warren: Sign Petition, Protect CFPB From GOP

    Elizabeth Warren: Sign Petition, Protect CFPB From GOP
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren has firmly stated she will not run for President in the 2016 general election. However, she is still vying to keep her U.S. Senate seat, and she is continuing her staunch advocacy for consumer protections. Among these…
Rank this Week: 841

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law issues. By the Law Office of Neil Burns.

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    What Can Consumers Learn from the Multiple Donald Trump Business Bankruptcies?

    What Can Consumers Learn from the Multiple Donald Trump Business Bankruptcies?
    First, let’s set the record straight.  Donald Trump, the man (and Republican Party presidential candidate), has never filed personal bankruptcy.  On the other hand, his casino business has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization…
  • Jul 29

    Massachusetts Bankruptcy Summer New

    Massachusetts Bankruptcy Summer New
    There will be a new Bankruptcy Judge in the Worcester Bankruptcy Court.  Attorney Christopher J. Panos, formerly of Partridge Snow & Hahn in Boston, will be installed as the judge in Worcester.  Judge Panos will replace Judge…
  • Apr 30

    Bankruptcy Discharge Function of Honesty:  No Rolexe

    Bankruptcy Discharge Function of Honesty:  No Rolexe
    Another case of attempted fraud on the Bankruptcy Court yielded no discharge to a Florida couple.  In this case, a Boca Raton husband and wife filed bankruptcy after the husband’s business began to fail.  An anesthesiologist,…
Rank this Week: 842

Central New York Injury Lawyer…

Central New York Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and municipal liability. By Michaels & Smolak, P.C.

http://www.centralnewyorkinjurylawyer.com/
  • Sep 2

    Central NY Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Describes Dangers Abroad

    Central NY Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Describes Dangers Abroad
    I love traveling to far flung places, and when I do I like to penetrate deep into the places’ streets and culture. Speaking several languages (English, Spanish and French) helps me delve into the culture and mindset.  But there are…
  • Sep 1

    Construction Accidents Are Often Caused By Greed, Recent Case Demonstrate

    Construction Accidents Are Often Caused By Greed, Recent Case Demonstrate
    Back in 2008 a crane collapse in New York City made headline news. The huge tower crane had plummeted from an impressive height in a densely populated area of the city, causing unprecedented human and property destruction.  The case was…
  • Aug 30

    New York Judge Denies Request to Extend Legal Rights to 2 Chimp

    New York Judge Denies Request to Extend Legal Rights to 2 Chimp
    I blogged about this case before when the judge granted the monkeys a hearing.  But I find it fascinating and wanted to post an update. In a case watched closely by animal rights activists, a State Supreme Court judge in Manhattan…
Rank this Week: 843

Jottings By An Employer's Lawyer

Jottings By An Employer's Lawyer

Covers employment law cases. By Michael Fox.

http://employerslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    Domestic Violence: A Possible Solution

    Domestic Violence: A Possible Solution
    One of the humbling aspects of keeping an online journal for any period of time, particularly when you are so unwise as to make predictions is that there exists documented proof of your own errors.I have said (actually I think on more than…
  • Jul 23

    Getting Rid of the Annual Review

    Getting Rid of the Annual Review
    All too often, I have seen the annual performance evaluation show up in a trial as a Plaintiff's exhibit, rather than what you would think should be true, that it ought to be the best evidence for the employer, particularly if the subject of…
  • Jul 22

    Birthdays: Mine and Jotting

    Birthdays: Mine and Jotting
    If on my 18th birthday, I had been given the following list of what I thought I would be doing on my 65th birthday, I am not sure what my answer would have been:Broadcasting yet another game as the voice of the Houston Astros;Preparing for…
Rank this Week: 845

Canadian Insurance Blog

Canadian Insurance Blog

By Mike Thomas.

http://insuranceblog.harpergrey.com/
  • Jul 8

    Successful appeal of an application…

    Successful appeal of an application judge's determination that the appellant insurer had a duty to defend its insured under a homeowner's insurance policy. The insured's son was hit by a car while crossing the road after getting out her…
  • Jul 8

    Judicial review of an umpire's decision…

    Judicial review of an umpire's decision made pursuant to section 12 of the Insurance Act, R.S.B.C. 2012, c.1, regarding the value of stolen jewellery The standard of review was whether the umpire's decision was patently…
  • Jul 8

    The Court found on a special case under…

    The Court found on a special case under Rule 9-3 that the insurer did not have a duty to defend the insureds with respect to claims for negligent acts occurring within the policy period when the resulting damage (i.e., a landslide) occurred…
Rank this Week: 844

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

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

    ARRESTED ON 4TH DUI, A DEATH, INJURIES, 24 CHARGES…BUT IT TOOK 70 DAYS TO ARREST

    ARRESTED ON 4TH DUI, A DEATH, INJURIES, 24 CHARGES…BUT IT TOOK 70 DAYS TO ARREST
    Blood Alcohol Level of .279, Crashed Doing 120 MPH in a 30 MPH Zone, Killed 12 Year Old Girl Stanley Jefson, of Jacksonville, prior to his latest arrest for the above incident, had three local convictions for driving under the influence, the…
  • Jun 13

    THE BUSINESS END OF FLORIDA’S CIVIL COMMITMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS

    THE BUSINESS END OF FLORIDA’S CIVIL COMMITMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS
    $20 Million Annual Contract to Hold 650 Men Florida has a facility tucked away in the small, nondescript town of Arcadia.  Under Florida law, an inmate with a sexually violent past or a history of sexually motivated offenses will be…
  • Jun 11

    CLOSE ENOUGH FOR GOVERNMENT WORK AS CLAY COUNTY ARRESTS AND JAILS THE INNOCENT…..AGAIN

    CLOSE ENOUGH FOR GOVERNMENT WORK AS CLAY COUNTY ARRESTS AND JAILS THE INNOCENT…..AGAIN
    “The Result Was The Wrong Person Was Accused of Crimes She Didn’t Commit” Those are the words and apparent logic of Clay County Sheriff Rick Beesler according to an article in Jacksonville.com.  Ashely Nichole Chiasson…
Rank this Week: 846

Wait A Second!

Wait A Second!

Covers civil rights opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. By Bergstein & Ullrich, LLP.

http://secondcircuitcivilrights.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Tick-borne disease case heads to Connecticut Supreme Court

    Tick-borne disease case heads to Connecticut Supreme Court
    This is a sad case about a schoolgirl who went on a school-organized trip to China and contracted tick-borne encephalitis. Her family sued the school for negligence, and the jury awarded them $41.5 million in damages, including $31.5 million…
  • Aug 26

    No expert costs available under the Fair Labor Standards Act

    No expert costs available under the Fair Labor Standards Act
    Many labor and employment plaintiffs have no money to pay their lawyers. The law recognizes this, allowing plaintiffs' lawyers to recover their attorneys' fees if they win the case. Once the plaintiff wins, her lawyer files a motion with the…
  • Aug 24

    Videotaped excessive force claim goes to jury

    Videotaped excessive force claim goes to jury
    This my favorite Section 1983 case of the year. A divided Court of Appeals holds that a jury must determine whether an Occupy Wall Street protester has an excessive force claim against two police officers who pepper-sprayed her after she…
Rank this Week: 847

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Providing information, resources, and commentary for injured people and their families. By Robert N. Katz.

http://www.georgiainjurylawblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    IKEA Warns of Wall Chest Tip-over Injuries after Two Toddler Fatalitie

    IKEA Warns of Wall Chest Tip-over Injuries after Two Toddler Fatalitie
    Safety experts and Atlanta personal injury lawyers have been warning of the risk of child fatalities in furniture tip over accidents for many years. Last year, two toddlers were killed in furniture tip over accidents involving an IKEA…
  • Aug 23

    Feds Warn of Hacking, Safety Risks Involving Self-Driven Car

    Feds Warn of Hacking, Safety Risks Involving Self-Driven Car
    The hype over self-driven cars continues to increase, even as the federal officials warn that automakers must innovate while keeping in mind concerns involving privacy and hacking. Hackers recently proved that they were capable of hacking a…
  • Aug 19

    Take Precautions to Prevent Heat Stroke-Related Child Fatalitie

    Take Precautions to Prevent Heat Stroke-Related Child Fatalitie
    Parents, caregivers and the community at large all have a role to play in helping prevent heat stroke-related fatalities involving children left behind in cars during summer. Those fatalities are already at record numbers in 2015. So far this…
Rank this Week: 848

Second Circuit Blog

Second Circuit Blog

Feature case summaries and commentary by the Federal Defenders office in New York City.

http://circuit2.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 849

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/
  • Aug 28

    Stop the Violence! Savannah Protesters Rally “We Must Do Something”

    Stop the Violence! Savannah Protesters Rally “We Must Do Something”
    Community Calls for End to Violence Two hundred people took to Savannah streets Saturday evening in an effort to raise community awareness of local violence. Marchers wore “We Must Do Something” t-shirts while…
  • Aug 21

    Parking Lot Safety: How Georgia Shoppers May Reduce Risk of Becoming Victim

    Parking Lot Safety: How Georgia Shoppers May Reduce Risk of Becoming Victim
    Most mall-related crime occurs in parking lots, making shoppers and drivers navigating these lots vulnerable to theft, assault and vehicle break-ins. Law enforcement officials who patrol the country’s busiest malls have…
  • Aug 18

    Was Security Sufficient? Our Legal Take: Man Injured in Parking Lot Shooting

    Was Security Sufficient? Our Legal Take: Man Injured in Parking Lot Shooting
    Was Security Sufficient? Our Legal Take: Man Injured in Parking Lot Shooting Local News A man was reportedly shot and critically injured in the parking lot outside Dugan’s Bar in Atlanta Tuesday evening, August 11, 2015 per media…
Rank this Week: 850

Mediation Channel

Mediation Channel

Information, news, and commentary on mediation, negotiation, law, and conflict management. By Diane Levin.

http://mediationchannel.com
Rank this Week: 851

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/
  • Sep 3

    Dallas lawyers to offer several legal aid resources this month

    Dallas lawyers to offer several legal aid resources this month
    The Dallas Bar Association and Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas will host several free legal aid events during September, including in-person civil, expunction, and veterans clinics across Dallas County, as well as a call-in program with lawyers.…
  • Sep 1

    Webinar to train paralegals on pro bono volunteering

    Webinar to train paralegals on pro bono volunteering
    The Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas and texaslawhelp.org are offering a free training webinar to paralegals who are interested in volunteering for the website’s pro bono program. The webinar will be available online…
  • Aug 31

    Numbers revealed for Austin Law Firm Diversity Report Card

    Numbers revealed for Austin Law Firm Diversity Report Card
    Findings from the Austin Law Firm Diversity Report Card recently revealed an increase in the number of minority attorneys employed in the city’s biggest law firms. Now in its fourth year, the annual report—a joint effort between…
Rank this Week: 852

Federal Regulations Advisor

Federal Regulations Advisor

Provides insights and commentary on U.S. government regulatory affairs. By Leland E. Beck.

http://www.fedregsadvisor.com/
Rank this Week: 853

ABC Family Law Blog

ABC Family Law Blog

Covers Florida family law. By the Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A.

http://abcfamilyblog.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 14

    Family Diplomacy is Here!

    Family Diplomacy is Here!
    The Law Firm of Adam B. Cordover, P.A. is now Family Diplomacy: A Collaborative Law Firm!  Please check out our new website at http://FamilyDiplomacy.com.  New blog posts will now be published…
  • Jul 19

    Top 5 Reasons to Choose Collaborative Divorce

    Top 5 Reasons to Choose Collaborative Divorce
    Divorce is difficult, but not all divorces are created equally.  Here in Tampa Bay and Greater Sarasota, more and more people are choosing to resolve their family law issues via the collaborative process.  Collaborative divorce is a…
  • Jul 11

    Video: Linda Solomon And The Neutral Facilitator Collaborative Divorce Model

    Video: Linda Solomon And The Neutral Facilitator Collaborative Divorce Model
    Collaborative divorce has one simple requirement: The spouses must each retain attorneys who focus solely on helping them reach an agreement on all issues.  The collaborative attorneys are private problem-solving specialists, and they…
Rank this Week: 854

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/
  • Sep 3

    Think Before You Drink: 10 States with the Harshest DUI Law

    Think Before You Drink: 10 States with the Harshest DUI Law
    A conviction of DUI can result in harsh consequences. However, these consequences are harsher in some states than others. While you should never get behind the wheel after having alcohol, some states will be more harsh with the punishments.…
  • Sep 2

    Estate Planning: 5 Reasons to Have a Last Will and Testament

    Estate Planning: 5 Reasons to Have a Last Will and Testament
    Laws regarding estate planning and an individual’s last will and testament vary by state. Failure to make a will is a plan to fail. In the absence of a person’s will, his or her state government will make decisions about…
  • Aug 31

    Electric Cars – The Silent Ride can be Dangerous for Pedestrian and Other

    Electric Cars – The Silent Ride can be Dangerous for Pedestrian and Other
    (Image credit: http://smartercharger.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Electric-Car-Batteries.jpg) After typewriter, phone and jukebox, another machine joining the list for being upgraded to its electric counterpart is the car. Electric cars,…
Rank this Week: 855