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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • May 25

    Strengthening National Justice for Core International Crime

    Strengthening National Justice for Core International Crime
    The Case Matrix Network are organising a conference on Strengthening National Justice for Core International Crimes: Laws, Procedures and Practices in an Age of Legal Pluralism on 28 June in The Hague. This conference will analyse…
  • May 24

    The Trial of Hissène Habré

    The Trial of Hissène Habré
    On May 30, the Chambres Africaines Extraordinaires (CAE) will announce its verdict in the trial of Chad’s ex-dictator Hissène Habré. Conviction is expected. What will it mean? The trial of Chad’s Hissène…
  • May 24

    The Trial of Hissène Habré

    The Trial of Hissène Habré
    On May 30, the Chambres Africaines Extraordinaires (CAE) will announce its verdict in the trial of Chad’s ex-dictator Hissène Habré. Conviction is expected. What will it mean? The trial of Chad’s Hissène…
Rank this Week: 79

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 129

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 25

    No After-Hours Emails – Can You Imagine?

    No After-Hours Emails – Can You Imagine?
    France now has a law against after-hours emails to employees. Does this make sense to you? Could you get your work done on this basis? Is that question your concern, or is it up to the employer to organize your time more effectively? Can such…
  • May 25

    Building Good Practice Management Habit

    Building Good Practice Management Habit
    It’s that time of year again – articling students in Manitoba are wrapping up their year and looking ahead to their Call to the Bar and beginning their careers as lawyers. Some will continue to practice in the firms where…
  • May 25

    Predictors of Succe

    Predictors of Succe
    A study of Harvard graduates showed that a person’s approach to setbacks in life is the single greatest predictor of success. This is interesting considering that companies tend to hire based on technical skill and intelligence.…
Rank this Week: 142

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • May 25

    June CIPA Meeting!

    June CIPA Meeting!
     CIPA Colleagues: Please mark your calendars for Monday, June 13, 2016, and plan to attend our monthly meeting. The meeting will be held at Midstate College, 411 W. Northmoor Road, Peoria.   Dinner will begin at 5:30 pm,…
  • May 24

    Paralegal Opening!

    Paralegal Opening!
    HELP WANTEDA Canton law firm is searching for an experienced, motivated and organized paralegal. This full time position will consist of managing client files, handling daily correspondence received, drafting pleadings, and maintaining…
  • May 16

    Legal Assistant/Paralegal Opening!

    Legal Assistant/Paralegal Opening!
    Thielen, Foley & Mirdo, LLC, an insurance defense law firm, is currently seeking aLegal Assistant/Paralegal. Candidates should possess the following: excellentorganizational and communication skills; a proactive work ethic; proficiency…
Rank this Week: 162

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • May 25

    No Implied Warranty of Fitness for a Particular Purpose With Regard to Architectural and Design Services in Michigan...for Now

    No Implied Warranty of Fitness for a Particular Purpose With Regard to Architectural and Design Services in Michigan...for Now
    A recent case out of the Court of Appeals of Michigan, Albion College v. Stockade Buildings Inc., No. 322917 (behind paywall), gives us an example of a case where precedent was obeyed but one of the judges worried the precedent...
  • May 24

    How Bad Can a New Law Graduate’s Representation Be?

    How Bad Can a New Law Graduate’s Representation Be?
    Pretty darned bad! Imagine this: A law student starts giving professional legal advice while still in law school. The advice is rendered to a 78-year-old Chinese-American with limited English skills and experience with the American legal…
  • May 23

    Wait a Minute, George Zimmerman is Not a Man of His Words?

    Wait a Minute, George Zimmerman is Not a Man of His Words?
    Is it unthinkable to you that George Zimmerman would seek to profit from killing Trayvon Martin? No? How about reneging on one contract if he were to get an even more lucrative one? The latter has recently been shown to...
Rank this Week: 429

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/
  • May 25

    Risk News (the Less Risky Way)

    Risk News (the Less Risky Way)
    This updated is basically a giant arrow to the May issue of the excellent Lawyer’s Lawyer Newsletter via Hinshaw, available in full here. This one is definitely full of the red meat issues we typically sniff all over the web for, neatly…
  • May 24

    Insight, Intelligence, Inspiration – Inception (and Beyond)

    Insight, Intelligence, Inspiration – Inception (and Beyond)
    With apologies for a bit of a blogging absence, and with great gratitude thanks to the many risk professionals who joined us last month in San Francisco at Inception 2016, (and to the many readers who popped up and proffered the secret risk…
  • Apr 7

    Disqualifications (Attempted), Patents (Pursued), Conflicts (Contested) & Malpractice (Alleged)

    Disqualifications (Attempted), Patents (Pursued), Conflicts (Contested) & Malpractice (Alleged)
    Several interesting updates to share today. First: "Skadden Hit With Malpractice Suit By Evergreen Creditors" -- "Lenders who are owed $90 million by bankrupt Evergreen International Aviation Inc. on Thursday made good on their vow to sue…
Rank this Week: 354

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • May 25

    LSAC and Predicting Applications for 2016-17, Part 24

    LSAC and Predicting Applications for 2016-17, Part 24
    The LSAC is now reporting that "As of 05/20/16, there are 335,605 applications submitted by 52,363 applicants for the 2016–2017 academic year. Applicants are up 1.2% and applications are up 1.7% from 2015–2016. Last year at this…
  • May 24

    Bernie or Bust? The Lesson of 1968

    Bernie or Bust? The Lesson of 1968
    I have an oped on that subject (coauthored with my undergrad classmate Jim Bendat) on CNN.com. Here are the opening paragraphs: On a warm August night in 1968, the two of us joined thousands of other young people in front...
  • May 24

    More on Peer Review in Social Science

    More on Peer Review in Social Science
    Pamela Oliver (University of Wisconsin) has an excellent and comprehensive article in The American Sociologist on the problems of peer review in sociology. Here is the abstract: The sociology review process is broken. There are too many…
Rank this Week: 73

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • May 25

    Corporate governance may be good at regulating conflicts of interest but not externalitie

    Corporate governance may be good at regulating conflicts of interest but not externalitie
    In a post on the emissions scandal that's worth reading for lots of reasons, John Armour makes a point that I think undermines the basic premise of progressive corporate law insofar as it seeks to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • May 25

    The intersection of forum selection bylaws and books and records litigation

    The intersection of forum selection bylaws and books and records litigation
    Ann Lipton has a very interesting post on the strategic uses of the titular legal rules. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • May 25

    Rakoff reversed ... again

    Rakoff reversed ... again
    WSJ Law Blog reports: U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff has been reversed again. The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York on Monday threw out a civil-fraud verdict against Bank of America... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 96

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday May 25, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A video posted by null (@wiselaw) on May 25, 2016 at 6:41am PDTFor an Ontario will to be valid, it must be signed by the person…
  • May 24

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week Of May 24, 2016

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week Of May 24, 2016
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on TwitterLiberals unveil transgender rights lawTransgender Canadians should 'feel free and safe' to be themselves under new Liberal billThe first law firm to hire a Watson-based "robot"…
  • May 19

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday May19, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law.A video posted by null (@wiselaw) on May 19, 2016 at 6:23am PDTIn determining entitlement to spousal support, Ontario courts consider the…
Rank this Week: 535

Revista Mi Patente

Revista Mi Patente

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

http://www.mipatente.com/
  • May 25

    ¿Por qué no podemos patentar el software? Razones técnicas y económica

    ¿Por qué no podemos patentar el software? Razones técnicas y económica
    FUENTE: Lic. Efraín Hernández González Abogado litigante y asesor jurídico. Director de H&Go Abogados y Asociados en Guanajuato, especializada en Propiedad Intelectual, Derecho Informático y Derecho…
  • May 24

    Sintetizan politécnicos moléculas para combatir enfermedades intrahospitalaria

    Sintetizan politécnicos moléculas para combatir enfermedades intrahospitalaria
      FUENTE: AGENCIA INFORMATIVA ID La finalidad es crear fármacos que interrumpan la comunicación entre bacterias y disminuya su resistencia a antibióticos A nivel mundial se reportan cada año 1.4 millones…
  • May 24

    El CIO convoca a la estancia “Jóvenes de Excelencia

    El CIO convoca a la estancia “Jóvenes de Excelencia
    AUTOR: Boletín informativo FUENTE: AGENCIA INFORMATIVA CONACYT   El Centro de Investigaciones en Óptica (CIO) recibirá a 30 estudiantes o egresados, nacionales y extranjeros de carreras afines a sus programas de…
Rank this Week: 897

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • May 25

    Golfer Phil Mickelson as SEC "Relief Defendant" in Insider Trading Case

    Golfer Phil Mickelson as SEC "Relief Defendant" in Insider Trading Case
    Last week the SEC announced insider trading charges against former-Dean Foods Company board member Thomas C. Davis and professional sports gambler, William “Billy” Walters of Las Vegas. Involved in the case is professional golfer, Phil…
  • May 25

    Call for Papers: 11th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS)

    Call for Papers: 11th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS)
    The Duke Law School will host the 11th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS) on November 18-19, 2016. CELS is a highly regarded interdisciplinary gathering that draws scholars from across the country and internationally and is…
  • May 24

    Another Teaching and Life Lesson on the Run: It's Easier at the Top and We Don't Get There Alone

    Another Teaching and Life Lesson on the Run: It's Easier at the Top and We Don't Get There Alone
    Some time ago, I wrote the post Better Teaching Idea: Try to Notice When the Wind Is at Your Back. That post emerged from some observations while running, and today's post has the same origin. This month I have been...
Rank this Week: 203

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 243

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 224

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

News & Announcements from the J. Michael Goodson Law Library at Duke.

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Finding Federal Law Material

    Finding Federal Law Material
    Statutes and regulations and case law, oh my! There are so many places to find federal legal sources that it can feel overwhelming at the start of a research project. If you've been relying on Law School-only tools like Westlaw, Lexis, and…
  • May 13

    Expanded Legislative History Acce

    Expanded Legislative History Acce
    The Goodson Law Library has added a few new legislative history search options to its collection of electronic resources.ProQuest Congressional now contains the library of Digital U.S. Bills and Resolutions, 1789-2013. This module includes…
  • Apr 27

    The Wills of the People

    The Wills of the People
    When Grammy and Academy Award-winning musician Prince (née Prince Rogers Nelson) passed away last week at age 57, his fans around the world were shocked at the sudden loss. This week, it was alleged in court filings that the famed…
Rank this Week: 951

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
  • May 25

    Feliz día del Contador !! Tenemos regalos para ti.

    Feliz día del Contador !! Tenemos regalos para ti.
    Conoce el regalo que ElConta.Com tiene para ti colega contador. Solo por HOY y MAÑANA Continuar... Clic para leer mas en sitio original.
  • May 24

    Soy RIF. ¿Debo presentar la DIOT? Acá la respuesta.

    Soy RIF. ¿Debo presentar la DIOT? Acá la respuesta.
    En principio sí, sin embargo, estarán relevados de esta obligación siempre que presenten...... Clic para leer mas en sitio original.
  • May 24

    Sanciona SAT a 758 contadore

    Sanciona SAT a 758 contadore
    De acuerdo con el IMCP, el SAT revisa que los contadores hayan cumplido con sus obligaciones sin... Clic para leer mas en sitio original.
Rank this Week: 174

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/
  • May 25

    Crash — Not Accident

    Crash — Not Accident
    I will not call traffic crashes “accidents.” I will educate others about why “crash” is a better word. The post Crash — Not Accident appeared first on P.I.S.S.D. -- Personal Injury, Social Security…
  • May 24

    Personal Freedom – Discover Which Laws Directly Affect Your

    Personal Freedom – Discover Which Laws Directly Affect Your
    After the U.S. Constitution was drafted, it went to the various states for approval, but many states objected to the draft as it didn’t address certain fundamental rights or personal freedoms. Two years later, the Bill of Rights was…
  • May 23

    Understanding the Legal Effects of Your Divorce

    Understanding the Legal Effects of Your Divorce
    A divorce can be one of the most emotionally upsetting events. Navigating the proceedings can be just as difficult, but understanding the legal effects can make the process more manageable. Initiating a Divorce The spouse who initiates a…
Rank this Week: 322

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • May 25

    Legal news roundup - May 25, 2016

    Legal news roundup - May 25, 2016
    Canada Search underway for armed suspect in Ottawa homicide, Canadian Press Verdict expected today in murder trial of Matthew de Grood, Canadian Press Serial killer's lawyer to appeal convictions on four counts of murder, Canadian…
  • May 24

    Environment, future of companies take back seat to creditors in oil well case

    Environment, future of companies take back seat to creditors in oil well case
    It’s being viewed as a win for the banks but a loss for insolvent oil companies and the environment. Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Chief Justice Neil Wittmann ruled last week in favour of insolvent Redwater Energy and against…
  • May 24

    Legal news roundup - May 24, 2016

    Legal news roundup - May 24, 2016
    Canada Trial of Calgary man charged in five slayings to hear final arguments, Canadian Press Mounties told to turn on cameras when using force under interim policy, Canadian Press Crown to cross-examine accused killer of Tim Bosma in murder…
Rank this Week: 139

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • May 25

    University of Florida, Elsevier explore interoperability in the publishing space

    University of Florida, Elsevier explore interoperability in the publishing space
    “The University of Florida and Elsevier are unveiling a project to connect the institution’s repository of scholarly works to the larger network of publishing platforms, giving users a portal through which they can explore tens of…
  • May 24

    Libraries feel the eBook pinch

    Libraries feel the eBook pinch
    “The book worm has turned. Local libraries are making noise about eBook prices, saying that they pay multinational publishers up to five times more than average consumers do for the same titles. And libraries — including ones in…
  • May 24

    New Email Alerts and RSS Feeds on Congress.gov

    New Email Alerts and RSS Feeds on Congress.gov
    “Last year’s most viewed new post on In Custodia Legis was Legislation Email Alerts on Congress.gov.  The email alerts are an excellent addition to the system that allow you to track a specific piece of legislation,…
Rank this Week: 457

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 804

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • May 25

    Deer Crashe

    Deer Crashe
    Illinois residents are no strangers to deer. Illinois has 4.4 million acres of forestland and if you live in the country or drive through the back lanes, you’re likely to see a few deer in fields or standing on the side of the road.…
  • May 24

    Why You Should Never Settle Your Auto Accident Quickly

    Why You Should Never Settle Your Auto Accident Quickly
    When you’ve been in an auto accident, you often need money to cover the repairs and your medical expenses right away. It can be tough pulling money from savings to have a working car again and get yourself better. Watching your…
  • May 23

    What Happens When The Driver Of A Car Is Not The Owner

    What Happens When The Driver Of A Car Is Not The Owner
    If you were in an auto accident where the at-fault driver wasn’t in their own car, you might be wondering who is ultimately responsible for the bill. Whose insurance do you call? The driver who was at fault for the crash has their own…
Rank this Week: 365

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • May 25

    Recent Criticism of the SEC: Fair or Unfair?

    Recent Criticism of the SEC: Fair or Unfair?
    Over the last few years, the SEC has been criticized for (1) failing to “consistently and aggressively enforce the securities laws and protect investors and the public,” (2) obtaining sanctions that amount to only a slap on the…
  • May 25

    Redacting Proprietary Information at the Initial Public Offering

    Redacting Proprietary Information at the Initial Public Offering
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) mandates that publicly-traded firms disclose a large array of information to investors. Because certain disclosures could cause competitive harm, the SEC allows firms to request confidential…
  • May 25

    Dual Ownership, Returns, and Voting in Merger

    Dual Ownership, Returns, and Voting in Merger
    In our paper, Dual Ownership, Returns, and Voting in Mergers, recently published in the Journal of Financial Economics, we study how the joint ownership of target’s equity and debt affects investors’ behavior and outcomes of…
Rank this Week: 183

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers H-1B visas, petitions, audits and caps. By the MVP Law Group.

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • May 25

    Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Extended for Hondura

    Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Extended for Hondura
    On Monday, May 16, 2016, Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson announced that the country of Honduras will be designated for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for an18 month extension. This decision was based on the overall conditions…
  • May 24

    USCIS Reaches H-2B Cap for FY 2016

    USCIS Reaches H-2B Cap for FY 2016
    On Thursday, May 12, 2016, USCIS announced that it has received a sufficient number of H-2B petitions to reach the congressionally mandated cap (66,000) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016. May 12, 2016 is now the “final receipt date” for…
  • May 23

    MVP "Immigration Q & A Forum" - This Friday, May 29, 2016

    MVP "Immigration Q & A Forum" - This Friday, May 29, 2016
    We wanted to find a new way to engage our reader base. Every other Friday, we will post the ten (10) best/most frequently asked questions received during the week from our h1bvisalawyerblog, Facebook, and Twitter readers. We will answer those…
Rank this Week: 439

Cal Biz Lit

Cal Biz Lit

Covers California litigation issues, including product liability, busines litigation, Proposition 65, Unfair Competition Law, and employment litigation. By Bruce Nye.

http://www.calbizlit.com/cal_biz_lit/
  • May 25

    Attorney General Releases 2015 Proposition 65 Settlement Data

    Attorney General Releases 2015 Proposition 65 Settlement Data
    Every year about this time, the Attorney General posts and summarizes all of the Proposition 65 settlements from the preceding year, providing information about which settlements require reformulation of products, which require warnings,…
  • Apr 4

    What Chemicals Are Most Often Cited By Proposition 65 Bounty-Hunters?

    What Chemicals Are Most Often Cited By Proposition 65 Bounty-Hunters?
    About a year and a half ago, Cal Biz Lit took a look at all of the 60 day notices for the previous year (July 2013 through June, 2014) to see what chemicals were being cited for companies’ failure to...
  • Mar 31

    Coming in the Next Two Years: Revised Proposition 65 Safe Harbor Warning Regulations, Part II

    Coming in the Next Two Years: Revised Proposition 65 Safe Harbor Warning Regulations, Part II
    On Tuesday, CBL blogged about some of the new proposed Proposition 65 warnings. As promised, there is more, and here it is. OEHHA Tries and Fails to Solve The “Label” vs. “Labeling” Problem OEHHA’s Safe Harbor…
Rank this Week: 452

Nwe York Injuries Blog

Nwe York Injuries Blog

Covers current events and issues in personal injury and medical malpractice law. By Levine & Slavit.

http://www.newyorkinjuries.com/blog
  • May 25

    Deadly 64-Vehicle Pile Up Under Investigation

    Deadly 64-Vehicle Pile Up Under Investigation
    On February 13, a massive pileup on I-78 in Pennsylvania that involved 64 vehicles and sent 73 people to hospitals is currently under investigation. Among the three fatalities was a 50-year Long Island resident who died at the scene.
  • May 18

    Claims Against New York City Department of Correction Rose in 2015

    Claims Against New York City Department of Correction Rose in 2015
    Recently, New York Daily News reported that in 2015, there were more than 2,800 personal injury claims filed by inmates in city jails against the New York City Department of Correction. This is a 27 percent…
  • May 9

    Dental Anesthesia Mishaps Lead to Children’s Death

    Dental Anesthesia Mishaps Lead to Children’s Death
    It’s a parent’s worst nightmare. A mother brings her toddler in for a routine dental procedure and her child passes away. That is the reality for Betty Squire, a young Texas mother whose 14-month-old daughter, Daisy Lynn…
Rank this Week: 979

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 284

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
  • May 25

    Igor Tikhonov of Hollywood, Florida Arrested for Grand Theft and Fraud

    Igor Tikhonov of Hollywood, Florida Arrested for Grand Theft and Fraud
    Igor Tikhonov of Hollywood, Florida was arrested last Thursday, news sources report. He faces grand theft and fraud charges after allegedly stealing over $500,000 from a Russian client through his investment company. Tikhonov is…
  • May 23

    Imran Siddiqi and Farah Lakhani of Miami, Florida Arrested for Marijuana Trafficking

    Imran Siddiqi and Farah Lakhani of Miami, Florida Arrested for Marijuana Trafficking
    Imran Siddiqi and Farah Lakhani of Miami, Florida were arrested on May 17 for allegedly running a marijuana growing operation in their home. Police claim to have been informed of the illegal operation via a tip received on the Crime Stoppers…
  • May 20

    Nathan Urbano Valentin of Hollywood, Florida Arrested for Sexual Assault and Battery on a Minor

    Nathan Urbano Valentin of Hollywood, Florida Arrested for Sexual Assault and Battery on a Minor
    Nathan Urbano Valentin of Hollywood, Florida was arrested on Wednesday and faces charges for sexual assault and battery on a minor. Valentin, 27, was allegedly a maintenance man in the building where the then 6-year-old Lauderdale Lakes girl…
Rank this Week: 772

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • May 25

    Rolnick on Indian Criminal and Juvenile Law

    Rolnick on Indian Criminal and Juvenile Law
    Addie Rolnick (University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law) has posted two pieces on Indian criminal law. The first is Untangling the Web: Juvenile Justice in Indian Country (19 N.Y.U. J. Legis. & Pub. Pol'y 49,...
  • May 24

    "Dylann Roof Will Face Federal Death Penalty in Charleston Church Killings"

    "Dylann Roof Will Face Federal Death Penalty in Charleston Church Killings"
    From The New York Times. In part: In a separate seven-page filing in Federal District Court in Charleston, prosecutors cited nine aggravating factors, including that Mr. Roof had “expressed hatred and contempt towards African-Americans, as…
  • May 24

    Andraka-Christou on Drug Courts and Medeication-Assisted Treatment

    Andraka-Christou on Drug Courts and Medeication-Assisted Treatment
    Barbara Teresa Andraka-Christou has posted Essay: Improving Drug Courts Through Medication-Assisted Treatment for Addiction on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Empirical studies demonstrate that medication-assisted treatment (including the use of…
Rank this Week: 192

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 9

Patent Lawyer Blog

Patent Lawyer Blog

Covers developments in patent law and litigation. By Stan Gibson of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://patentlaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 701

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • May 25

    Anatomy of an Anti-Corruption Revolution

    Anatomy of an Anti-Corruption Revolution
    What does a meaningful anti-corruption revolution look like? I’ve already asserted this month that what’s going on in Brazil is best understood as a success story for anti-corruption reforms and the rule of law, if not for democracy…
  • May 24

    Trusts, religious paraphenalia, and freedom of the church

    Trusts, religious paraphenalia, and freedom of the church
    I am a week late to this decision from Judge McConnell of the District of Connecticut, resolving a dispute between two congregations over ownership of a pair of historic rimonim (the deocorative bells that adorn a dressed Torah). The opinion…
  • May 23

    Should the IOC Require Host-Nation Anti-Corruption Reforms?

    Should the IOC Require Host-Nation Anti-Corruption Reforms?
    There’s a joke in Olympic law circles: the host-nation organizing committee has 100 lawyers, and 99 of them do IP. The International Olympic Committee cares a lot about protecting its own and its sponsors’ intellectual property; no…
Rank this Week: 80

New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

Covers pain and suffering verdicts and settlements. By John M. Hochfelder.

http://www.newyorkinjurycasesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 615

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
Rank this Week: 589

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 160

DePaolo's Work Comp World

DePaolo's Work Comp World

Thoughts and impressions regarding the workers' compensation industry throughout the United States including all state systems. By David J. DePaolo.

http://daviddepaolo.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Colorado Disruption

    Colorado Disruption
    Voters in Colorado are being asked to adopt a single payer medical system.Proposition 20 would enact Amendment 69 to the state Constitution, creating ColoradoCare to pay for medical services provided to all residents of the state regardless…
  • May 24

    Constitution Times Deuce

    Constitution Times Deuce
    The Flying None...2016 really is the year that challenges to workers' compensation's constitutionality is playing out across the nation in multiple jurisdictions under various theories.Kentucky governor, Matt Bevin, only the third Republican…
  • May 23

    Adjust The Portfolio

    Adjust The Portfolio
    Peter Lynch is probably one of the most famous investors ever.As the head of Magellan Fund for 13 years, he averaged returns of 29.2% annually. Assets under his management swelled from $18 million to $14 billion. Like a good athlete he left…
Rank this Week: 558

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • May 25

    Fighting Collusion by Permitting Price Discrimination

    Fighting Collusion by Permitting Price Discrimination
    Magdalena Helfrich, University of Bayreuth - Faculty of Law, Business and Economics and Fabian Herweg, University of Bayreuth - Faculty of Law, Business and Economics are Fighting Collusion by Permitting Price Discrimination. ABSTRACT:We…
  • May 25

    The Digital Economy: Economics, Antitrust and Regulation Tuesday 7th June 2016, from 9:30am - 2pm

    The Digital Economy: Economics, Antitrust and Regulation Tuesday 7th June 2016, from 9:30am - 2pm
    UCL Jevons Institute & UCL Centre for Law, Economics & Society CPD course The Digital Economy: Economics, Antitrust and Regulation Tuesday 7th June 2016, from 9:30am - 2pm at University College London taught by: Professor David Evans…
  • May 25

    FINE SCHEDULE WITH HETEROGENOUS CARTELS: ARE THE WRONG CARTELS DETERRED?

    FINE SCHEDULE WITH HETEROGENOUS CARTELS: ARE THE WRONG CARTELS DETERRED?
    Sissel Jensen, Norwegian School of Economics and Lars Sorgard, Norwegian School of Economics ask FINE SCHEDULE WITH HETEROGENOUS CARTELS: ARE THE WRONG CARTELS DETERRED? ABSTRACT: This article analyzes the minimum fines necessary to prevent…
Rank this Week: 98

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • May 25

    Judge OKs malpractice suit over law firm's successful fight to uphold client's postnuptial agreement

    Judge OKs malpractice suit over law firm's successful fight to uphold client's postnuptial agreement
    Malpractice Suit on Firms Negotiated Post-nuptial Agreement Gains Traction From the ABA Journal: A New York trial court has OK’d a malpractice suit against Phillips Nizer, over the law firm’s handling of a divorce case that generated $1.4…
  • May 24

    New Poll Shows Strong Support for Paid Family Leave Program

    New Poll Shows Strong Support for Paid Family Leave Program
    People say "Yes!" to Family Leave Programs From ABC News: Time off from work to care for a child or relative is codified in federal law. Now, an overwhelming majority of Americans 40 and older want that time away from...
  • May 23

    What Does “No Fault” Divorce Mean?

    What Does “No Fault” Divorce Mean?
    "No Fault," what? From HuffPost Divorce: In 1970, the State of California originated the concept of “no-fault” divorce. The rationale behind the law was that there was no point in forcing people to stay in a marriage when they…
Rank this Week: 328

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 25

    Peter Thiel Was Hulk Hogan’s Pay Pal

    Peter Thiel Was Hulk Hogan’s Pay Pal
    How often do you get to think about champerty and maintenance these days?  The words ring vaguely from the first year of law school, but they play little role in modern litigation, as they are archaic notions, that some outsider would…
  • May 25

    Passionate Is Never An Excuse to Be Ineffective

    Passionate Is Never An Excuse to Be Ineffective
    It’s reminiscent of a particularly moronic discussion of lawyers acting like “jerks.” Some were simplistic enough to arrive at an easy answer: jerks are bad, so don’t be one. Others recognized that being a jerk can be…
  • May 24

    Why Does Heroin Make People Stupider?

    Why Does Heroin Make People Stupider?
    Heroin is a bad drug, a terrible drug. Highly addictive and highly susceptible to overdose, it is not a drug to try for kicks, as it never ends well.  But that’s hardly new, as it was the popular drug of choice before crack became…
Rank this Week: 25

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • May 25

    CNA Indicted for Elder Abuse

    CNA Indicted for Elder Abuse
    The Times Daily reported the indictment of CNA Nadia Ann Freeman after being accused of physically attacking an elderly dementia patient at Florence Nursing and Rehabilitation.  Freeman was indicted on second-degree elder abuse…
  • May 24

    Iowa’s Windfall to Nursing Home Industry

    Iowa’s Windfall to Nursing Home Industry
    The Des Moines Register reported the disgraceful windfall for Iowa nursing homes, and questions whether political campaign contributions were the reason.  Immediately after the 2016 legislative session ended, industry lobbyists alerted…
  • May 23

    Privacy and Dignity

    Privacy and Dignity
    Boston’s WFXT reported the humiliating case involving nursing home resident Jane Bousquet.  While Jane was living in Wingate at Belviderehere, undergoing treatment for dementia and Parkinson’s, two nursing…
Rank this Week: 56

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Blog

Covers medical malpractice, auto accident, work injury, and wrongful death cases.

http://www.briskmanandbriskman.com/blog/
  • May 25

    6.5 million dollar settlement in lawsuit over aortic tear

    6.5 million dollar settlement in lawsuit over aortic tear
    The wife of a patient who was treated at Northwest Community Hospital alleged that the hospital and many of its doctors committed medical malpractice when they failed to identify the signs and symptoms of her husband’s aortic…
  • May 23

    250K dollar wrongful death award to family of woman walking her dog

    250K dollar wrongful death award to family of woman walking her dog
    A 22-year-old woman from Naperville, Illinois, was hit and killed by a motorist as she was walking with her dog across the street. The driver had insufficient insurance. The family of Emily Driscoll was awarded $250,000 in a wrongful death…
  • May 20

    Illinois roofer fined for failing to protect workers from risk of fall

    Illinois roofer fined for failing to protect workers from risk of fall
    An Illinois roofing company received citations for one willful, one repeated and one serious safety violation from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on April 13. The agency proposed to fine the South Elgin-based…
Rank this Week: 937

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • May 25

    Google to France: ‘Forget You’ – An Update on the Right to be Forgotten

    Google to France: ‘Forget You’ – An Update on the Right to be Forgotten
    Last week, Google announced it was appealing the French data authority’s decision to fine Google for refusing to delete links globally. With the right to be forgotten (RTBF) debate thus back in the news, this post takes the opportunity…
  • May 24

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    It is the “beginning of the end” for the Islamic State in Anbar province, according to the Pentagon, which began pounding Fallujah as part of coordinated ground and air strikes with the Iraqi army…
  • May 24

    Is the Iran Deal Unraveling? Think Again

    Is the Iran Deal Unraveling? Think Again
    This article originally appeared on Markaz. Are the wheels coming off the Iran deal? Less than a year after Iran, America, and five other world powers inked a comprehensive nuclear accord, a debate over its terms has erupted anew. In…
Rank this Week: 225

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • May 25

    How to behave (and not behave) in a deposition

    How to behave (and not behave) in a deposition
    I spent yesterday in a deposition. That fact is not all that unusual for a litigator. What makes yesterday’s exercise stand out is that I was the deponent, not the attorney. I spent my day under oath, answering questions. As the…
  • May 24

    #SCOTUS extends time limits for constructive discharge claim

    #SCOTUS extends time limits for constructive discharge claim
    Yesterday, in Green v. Brennan [pdf] (background here), the Supreme Court considered when the statute of limitations begins to run for a constructive discharge claim—when the employee resigns or at the time of an employer’s last…
  • May 23

    When must employees be paid for off-the-clock overtime?

    When must employees be paid for off-the-clock overtime?
    Just about a year ago, in Moran v. Al Basit LLC, the 6th Circuit seemed to hold that all an employee needs is his or her own testimony to establish an entitlement to unpaid compensation under the FLSA. At the time, I expressed concern that…
Rank this Week: 59

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably…

Abnormal Use: An Unreasonably Dangerous Products Liability Blog

Covers federal and state products liability litigation. By Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.

http://abnormaluse.com/
  • May 25

    What Are Smart Contracts?

    What Are Smart Contracts?
    As you know, we here at Abnormal Use find ourselves members of a number of legal groups, including the North Carolina Legal Geeks, which puts on several programs per year in the Charlotte area. If you find yourself in the Queen City tomorrow,…
  • May 23

    Kanye West Accused Of Ripping Off 1969 Hungarian Pop Favorite

    Kanye West Accused Of Ripping Off 1969 Hungarian Pop Favorite
    According to reports, Kanye West, rap star and most recent addition to the Kardashian clan, has been sued for ripping off the beats of a Hungarian composer. The complaint, filed by Hungarian composer Gabor Presser in the U.S. District Court…
  • May 20

    Friday Link

    Friday Link
    Okay, so as you know, the new X-Men film, X-Men: Apocalypse, see its release next week. The film’s bad guy is, well, Apocalypse, who you can see depicted on the cover of X-Factor #19, published way, way back in 1987. As…
Rank this Week: 150

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Herston on Tennessee Family Law

Covers developments in Tennessee family law.

http://herstontennesseefamilylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 274

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • May 25

    FAN 110 (First Amendment News) Steve Shapiro to Step Down as ACLU’s Legal Director

    FAN 110 (First Amendment News) Steve Shapiro to Step Down as ACLU’s Legal Director
    Civil liberties without Steve Shapiro is like the Rolling Stones without Jagger. — Kathleen Sullivan He is a giant in his world, the world of civil liberties. For some two decades he has been the man at the helm of defending freedom on…
  • May 24

    Dale Oesterle on Buffett & Munger 20 Years Later

    Dale Oesterle on Buffett & Munger 20 Years Later
    Editor’s Note: Dale Oesterle (Ohio State U.) contributes an extended version of his current reflections on The Buffett Essays Symposium: A 20th Anniversary Annotated Transcript, recently published by The Cunningham Group and…
  • May 23

    The Tenth Amendment and the Bill of Right

    The Tenth Amendment and the Bill of Right
    When I’m not grading exams, I’m working on the new book about the Bill of Rights.  (On Chapter 4 at the moment.)  One issue that I’m still working through is when the issue of whether the Bill of Rights was the…
Rank this Week: 144

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • May 25

    Hail Storms, Wear and Tear, and Inadequate Maintenance

    Hail Storms, Wear and Tear, and Inadequate Maintenance
    Hailstorms are wreaking havoc as noted in Brandee Bower's post yesterday, Greetings From Hail Alley. After contacting their insurance companies, some policyholders unfortunately find their insurance companies deny the claims based on…
  • May 24

    Greetings from Hail Alley!

    Greetings from Hail Alley!
    On May 10, 2016 there was a severe thunderstorm near Colorado Springs, Colorado. The below photograph depicts hail streaks (hail falling to the ground) and is a stunning image that captures the destructive nature of these…
  • May 22

    How Will California's New Physician Assisted Suicide Law Affect Life Insurance Claims?

    How Will California's New Physician Assisted Suicide Law Affect Life Insurance Claims?
    Beginning June 9, 2016 California will become the fifth state in the US to enact an aid-in-dying law (commonly referred to as physician assisted suicide). The law will allow terminally ill patients to end their lives with prescriptions from…
Rank this Week: 314