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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 29

    The U.S. Immigration Agenda

    The U.S. Immigration Agenda
    Professor Jill Family “The U.S. Immigration Agenda” was part of the 10th Annual Homeland Security Law Institute held by the American Bar Association in Washington, D.C.. The link above includes a CSPAN video of the discussion. The…
  • Aug 29

    Hurricane Katrina Ten Years After: Latino Immigrant Workers Helped Rebuild New Orlean

    Hurricane Katrina Ten Years After: Latino Immigrant Workers Helped Rebuild New Orlean
    Satellite image of Hurricane Katrina on August 28, 2005 The SuperDome housed local citizens who fled the flooding On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast and literally destroyed large parts of the Southeast, including New…
  • Aug 28

    #DispatchesFromDilley

    #DispatchesFromDilley
    This summer, immprof Ingrid Eagly traveled to Dilley with three UCLA law students as part of the CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project. You can read about their adventures at #DispatchesFromDilley. Excellent work, all! -KitJ
Rank this Week: 52

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Aug 29

    You Need To Tell Your Child's Teacher About Your Divorce

    You Need To Tell Your Child's Teacher About Your Divorce
    From LA Times: The school year is just beginning, but grades are already in on parent-teacher communication: needs improvement. There’s a crucial disconnect between parents and teachers, both vital players in a child's growth and…
  • Aug 28

    New Study Shines Light on What Dooms Marriage

    New Study Shines Light on What Dooms Marriage
    From CBS News: A new study shines a light on how romantic relationships end. Columbia University professor Heidi Grant Halvorson said for decades, researchers knew on average, women are more likely to initiate divorce, but data presented at…
  • Aug 27

    How Your Spouse's Ashley Madison Account Can Impact Your Divorce

    How Your Spouse's Ashley Madison Account Can Impact Your Divorce
    From Forbes: Now that hackers leaked the email addresses of 37 million users of Ashley Madison, the dating service for married people in search of an affair, New York City divorce lawyer Morghan Richardson’s “phone lit up like a…
Rank this Week: 415

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/
  • Aug 29

    But how will they sleep?

    But how will they sleep?
    Apparently, Paul Hastings is planning to bring lawyer cubicles to New York. First and second year associates won't get an office; instead, they'll get a cubicle. The firm pitches this as a move to enhance creativity; conveniently, it also…
  • Aug 28

    Finally, I Can Agree with SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar

    Finally, I Can Agree with SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar
    I don't agree with SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar on many issues. But I agree with his recent call for transparency in the disqualification waiver process. A number of SEC rules, such as some of the offering registration exemptions, are not...
  • Aug 28

    Can Conscious Consumers or Class Action Lawsuits Change Corporate Behavior?

    Can Conscious Consumers or Class Action Lawsuits Change Corporate Behavior?
    I’m the socially-conscious consumer that regulators and NGOs think about when they write disclosure legislation like the Dodd-Frank conflict minerals law that I discussed last week. I drive a hybrid, spend too much money at Whole Foods for…
Rank this Week: 237

Just Appease Me

Just Appease Me

An ADR blawg that discusses mediation, arbitration and other interesting cases. By Valenti Law, P.C.

http://valentilaw.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 29

    I’d like to see the day when we do for

    I’d like to see the day when we do for
    I’d like to see the day when we do for every child what we would do for our own. ~ Louise DiamondFiled under: Conflict
  • Aug 29

    An in-depth look at the disaster that br

    An in-depth look at the disaster that br
    An in-depth look at the disaster that brought New Orleans to its knees and changed it forever. http://ow.ly/RwZ4eFiled under: Conflict
  • Aug 28

    Ethics panel backs judges’ letters aski

    Ethics panel backs judges’ letters aski
    Ethics panel backs judges’ letters asking lawyers to consider community service http://ow.ly/RuuBiFiled under: Conflict
Rank this Week: 296

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Does the EU want to get rid of geoblocking through a review of the SatCab Directive?

    Does the EU want to get rid of geoblocking through a review of the SatCab Directive?
    The power of the SatCab Directive: from lively to ...As also reported by The 1709 Blog, earlier this week the EU Commission launched (yet) a(nother) [for a slightly pessimistic view on the value of EU copyright public consultations see here]…
  • Aug 28

    "Simple Past, Present Continuous ...Future Perfect?" GFIP Conference Report V

    "Simple Past, Present Continuous ...Future Perfect?" GFIP Conference Report V
    This Kat encountered some technical issues that prevented him from completing his final report on the GFIP 2015 programme earlier. He does so now. The GFIP programme broke out into two parallel sessions for each of the two afternoons; one…
  • Aug 28

    Fashion Law and Debates - from Balenciaga to DVF

    Fashion Law and Debates - from Balenciaga to DVF
    I see IP everywhere. Everywhere.  Including a reasonably trashy beach read in Spain. El sigh.Flicking through my sandy copy of El Pais, I noticed a familiar face.  That of IP and Fashion scholar Susan Scafadi, standing…
Rank this Week: 102

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Aug 29

    LPN Pleads Guilty to Stealing Residents’ Narcotic

    LPN Pleads Guilty to Stealing Residents’ Narcotic
    WBNG reported that nurse Lisa Rumsmoke Clark pleaded guilty to stealing nearly 200 narcotic pills from Elcor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, the nursing home she worked in, according to the New York State Attorney General’s…
  • Aug 28

    Contact CMS about Arbitration

    Contact CMS about Arbitration
    The Des Moines Register had the below editorial on their website. In January 2013, 80-year-old Esther Brown was found lying in her bed at a Pennsylvania nursing home with blood covering her hands and her pillowcase. A nurse’s aide at…
  • Aug 27

    Arrest for Neglect

    Arrest for Neglect
    NewsOK had an article on a CNA at Warr Acres Nursing Home arrested for neglect.  Her defense:  No one checked her work or cared if she got it done.  This is often what happens in nursing homes that are not properly…
Rank this Week: 277

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Aug 29

    Get Ready for ILTACON!: eDiscovery Trend

    Get Ready for ILTACON!: eDiscovery Trend
    It’s a rare Saturday post for us as we get ready for ILTACON 2015, the (newly named this year) annual educational conference for the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), which will be at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas this…
  • Aug 27

    Here’s a New Dataset Option, Thanks to EDRM: eDiscovery Trend

    Here’s a New Dataset Option, Thanks to EDRM: eDiscovery Trend
    For several years, the Enron data set (converted to Outlook by the EDRM Data Set team back in November of 2010) has been the only viable set of public domain data available for testing and demonstration of eDiscovery processing and review…
  • Aug 26

    eDiscovery Has Gone to the Dogs: eDiscovery Trend

    eDiscovery Has Gone to the Dogs: eDiscovery Trend
    If I had known that yesterday was National Dog Day, I would have posted this then, instead of today, but it’s a great story any day. As reported by ABA Journal, Discover Magazine and NBC News, there is a new type of forensic collection…
Rank this Week: 399

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Aug 29

    Helpful Tips for Reporting a Property Damage Insurance Claim

    Helpful Tips for Reporting a Property Damage Insurance Claim
    Bad weather is hitting Florida this weekend and possibly hurricane force winds from Erika. It is very important to be both prepared before you suffer damage and to be aware of your resources and obligations if your home or business suffers…
  • Aug 28

    Governor Declares State Of Emergency For Florida With Tropical Storm Erika Approaching

    Governor Declares State Of Emergency For Florida With Tropical Storm Erika Approaching
    Governor Scott has just declared a state of emergency for the entire State of Florida and every county within the State. Let’s face it, as of this morning the forecast track and strength of Tropical Storm Erika has changed repeatedly…
  • Aug 28

    Force-Placed Insurance Class Action Survives Motion to Dismi

    Force-Placed Insurance Class Action Survives Motion to Dismi
    I recently blogged about the issues regarding forced-placed insurance policies, how you can prevent them, and why insurance companies benefit from these types of policies. On August 6, 2015, U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra denied a motion…
Rank this Week: 942

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 29

    NLRB: we’re coming after franchisors and subcontractor

    NLRB: we’re coming after franchisors and subcontractor
    In a long-feared ruling, the Obama National Labor Relations Board has ruled that a company that employs subcontractors or engages in franchising can over a wide range of situations be deemed a “joint employer” for purposes of…
  • Aug 28

    “Pennsylvania AG, Facing Trial for Perjury, Uses Twin Sister as Courthouse Decoy”

    “Pennsylvania AG, Facing Trial for Perjury, Uses Twin Sister as Courthouse Decoy”
    In case you had any doubt that the Kathleen Kane ethical saga in Pennsylvania is destined for a Hollywood treatment [Kathryn Rubino, Above the Law; Beth Ethier, Slate, whence the above headline] Relatedly or otherwise, our friends at the…
  • Aug 27

    Magistrate recommends dismissal of Apple-made-me-watch-porn action

    Magistrate recommends dismissal of Apple-made-me-watch-porn action
    A federal magistrate has recommended dismissal of a pro se action by a Tennessee man who “contends that he should not have been inadvertently allowed to view pornography on the Internet,” and that Apple is liable for not including…
Rank this Week: 16

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
  • Aug 29

    Jornada de conferencias sobre libertades civiles en Puerto Rico

    Jornada de conferencias sobre libertades civiles en Puerto Rico
    La Unión Americana de Libertades Civiles (ACLU por sus siglas en inglés) anuncia el comienzo de su nueva Jornada de Conferencias sobre Libertades Civiles en Puerto Rico, que inicia con un panel de primerísimos expertos…
  • Aug 29

    5 cosas que debe saber todo dueño de negocios para no ser demandado

    5 cosas que debe saber todo dueño de negocios para no ser demandado
    El blog The Huffington Post entrevistó a la abogada corporativa Kendra Stephen, quien compartió una lista de cinco cosas que todo dueño de negocios debe saber para evitar ser demandado. Esta información es…
  • Aug 28

    Nuevo reglamento contra prácticas y anuncios engañoso

    Nuevo reglamento contra prácticas y anuncios engañoso
    El 28 de mayo de 2015, el Secretario del Departamento de Asuntos del Consumidor (DACO) aprobó el Reglamento Núm. 8599, una versión revisada del Reglamento Contra Prácticas y…
Rank this Week: 608

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

Fictional account of a junior barrister practising at the English Bar.

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • Aug 29

    Weekend video: Alain de Botton: A kinder, gentler philosophy of succe

    Weekend video: Alain de Botton: A kinder, gentler philosophy of succe
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  • Aug 24

    The Legal Cave

    The Legal Cave
    I went along with OldRuin to a negotiation today with the other side’s lawyers. They were pointing out a couple of technical deficiencies in our case which appeared to have no merit other than us not having ticked quite the right boxes…
  • Aug 24

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon
    This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for…
Rank this Week: 768

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Kevorkian "Very Still Life" [EOL in Art 110]

    Kevorkian "Very Still Life" [EOL in Art 110]
    In "Very Still Life," Jack Kevorkian's message, "though somewhat capricious, nebulous and indefinable, is clearly underscored by intense feeling. Brilliant colors highlight the melancholoy age-old balance between the warmth of life and the…
  • Aug 29

    Supreme Court of Nevada Asked to Determine Brain Death Standard

    Supreme Court of Nevada Asked to Determine Brain Death Standard
    Earlier this month, the Supreme Court of Nevada ordered a hospital to continue physiological support for a dead woman pending briefing, argument, and adjudication.  (I summarize the lower court proceedings here.) Today, the family filed…
  • Aug 28

    Minnesota Board of Medical Practice at Hamline

    Minnesota Board of Medical Practice at Hamline
    Join the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice at Hamline on September 12 for some educational sessions on health law.
Rank this Week: 422

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Aug 29

    AG Frost aims to end racial profiling by police; Sojourner-Douglass loses accreditation

    AG Frost aims to end racial profiling by police; Sojourner-Douglass loses accreditation
    State Attorney General Brian Frosh could make Maryland the first state in the nation to have law enforcement agencies adopt a series of guidelines aimed at eliminating racial profiling by police officers while Soujourner-Douglass College may…
  • Aug 28

    Court of Appeals affirms Unger decision, rejects challenge by state

    Court of Appeals affirms Unger decision, rejects challenge by state
    Maryland’s top court Friday rejected the state’s request that the judges overturn their controversial 2012 decision that reopened courthouse doors to dozens of inmates convicted of violent crimes before 1980.
  • Aug 28

    Veronica Cool: What I learned at summer camp

    Veronica Cool: What I learned at summer camp
    Swimming in a bucolic lake, rustic log cabins, fresh mountain air, trapeze acrobatics, bubble soccer and silent disco. Throw in world renowned speakers and uber-successful entrepreneurs and, yup, this is summer camp for entrepreneurs! There…
Rank this Week: 141

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 936

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    P&H High Court Upholds Mauritius Tax Residency Certificate

    P&H High Court Upholds Mauritius Tax Residency Certificate
    The issue of whether the grant of a tax residency certificate by the authorities in Mauritius would enable a company situated there to claim the benefit of the double taxation avoidance treaty between India and Mauritius was decided…
  • Aug 27

    SEBI Consultation: Forfeiture of Shares and Impact on Takeover Regulation

    SEBI Consultation: Forfeiture of Shares and Impact on Takeover Regulation
    SEBI has issued a Discussion Paper on “Review of policy relating to forfeiture of partly paid-up shares – Amendments to SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations, 2011”. The paper opens with…
  • Aug 25

    SEBI’s Guidance Note on Insider Trading Regulation

    SEBI’s Guidance Note on Insider Trading Regulation
    After the SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015 (the “Regulations”) were issued that came into effect on May 15, 2015, SEBI received several requests from companies and their advisors on certain operational…
Rank this Week: 466

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Covers construction law, government contracts, infrastructure and public-private partnerships. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.gravel2gavel.com/
  • Aug 29

    CAA Enforcement Proceeding Time-Barred

    CAA Enforcement Proceeding Time-Barred
    On August 21, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, presiding over a Clean Air Act (CAA) enforcement proceeding, granted the defendants’ motion to dismiss several alleged violations of the CAA on the basis…
  • Aug 28

    In Reversal, California Supreme Court Allows Assignment of Coverage for Liability Claim

    In Reversal, California Supreme Court Allows Assignment of Coverage for Liability Claim
    Yesterday, Pillsbury attorney Robert Wallan published his client alert titled In Reversal, California Supreme Court Allows Assignment of Coverage for Liability Claims.  The Alert discusses the California Supreme Court’s reversal of…
  • Aug 28

    District Court Issues Preliminary Injunction, Enjoining New Rule Redefining “Waters of the United States”

    District Court Issues Preliminary Injunction, Enjoining New Rule Redefining “Waters of the United States”
    On August 27, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota, Southeastern Division, issued a preliminary injunction enjoining the new rule jointly promulgated by EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers redefining…
Rank this Week: 616

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Aug 29

    Justice Brown Part Deux

    Justice Brown Part Deux
    So my post about whether certain allegations against Justice Brown were true or not has now been validated by the The Star itself. It is an interesting correction, because it acknowledges the error of the original claims (which takes the...
  • Aug 27

    Limitation Periods in Section 38 Proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act: 681210 Alberta Ltd v 1335422 Alberta Ltd, 2015 ABQB 489

    Limitation Periods in Section 38 Proceedings under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act: 681210 Alberta Ltd v 1335422 Alberta Ltd, 2015 ABQB 489
    In 681210 Alberta Ltd v 1335422 Alberta Ltd,[1] Master Farrington, of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench tackled two issues that can arise when a creditor gets a section 38 order under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act [2](“BIA”) to…
  • Aug 24

    The Real Bully

    The Real Bully
    If you are old enough or watch old movies, you should recall the classic Karate Kid. Of course, I am referring to the 1984 'wax on wax off' version, not the remake. And if you remember that movie, you probably...
Rank this Week: 964

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 963

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Aug 28

    DC Circuit Finds No First Amendment Violation in Statute Limiting Expression at Supreme Court

    DC Circuit Finds No First Amendment Violation in Statute Limiting Expression at Supreme Court
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its substantial opinion in Hodge v. Talkin, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit upheld the constitutionality of statutory prohibitions…
  • Aug 28

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Federal Ban on Federal Inmate Sexual Assault

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Federal Ban on Federal Inmate Sexual Assault
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Ninth Circuit yesterday upheld federal laws criminalizing sexual assaults in facilities where federal inmates are held by agreement with state and local governments. The ruling is a baby-step…
  • Aug 27

    Sixth Circuit Refuses Stay in Ketucky Court Clerk Case

    Sixth Circuit Refuses Stay in Ketucky Court Clerk Case
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The Sixth Circuit's brief Order in Miller v. Davis refused to stay the district court's preliminary injunction mandating that a court clerk in Kentucky issue same-sex…
Rank this Week: 397

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: 685

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

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

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Amici, the podcast series of nycourts.gov, has an interview with Marilyn Marcus, executive director of the Historical Society of the New York Courts.  Among other things, Ms. Marcus discusses Former Chief Judge Judith Kaye's role in…
  • Aug 28

    Triangle Legal History Seminar, 2015-16

    Triangle Legal History Seminar, 2015-16
    Via Al Brophy over at the Faculty Lounge, we have the schedule for the Triangle Legal History Seminar for 2015-16.  Al writes that the seminar meets at the National Humanities Center, except on December 4, when it will meet at UNC Law…
  • Aug 28

    Price on "Health Security" and Mentally Ill Immmigrant

    Price on "Health Security" and Mentally Ill Immmigrant
    Polly J. Price, Emory University School of Law, has posted Infecting the Body Politic: Observations on Health Security and the 'Undesirable' Immigrant, which will appear in the Kansas Law Review 63 (2015): 917-52:Sovereign nations may refuse…
Rank this Week: 49

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 38

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Aug 28

    Hey Junior, “911” = “Emergency”!!!

    Hey Junior, “911” = “Emergency”!!!
    One would think that, somewhere along the way, this kid learned that 911 is for emergencies only. If not, he should definitely know now. Per The Wisconsin Rapids Tribune police log: • At 10:49 a.m. Monday, an 11-year-old boy called 911…
  • Aug 27

    This Right Here Is Some Serious “Shit”

    This Right Here Is Some Serious “Shit”
    Even those among you who think that words like “shit”are “bad” words should concede that they are okay to use when they are integral to the story.  Somehow “contents of the septic tank” just…
  • Aug 26

    Posting Videos Of Yourself Committing A Crime On Facebook? Brilliant!

    Posting Videos Of Yourself Committing A Crime On Facebook? Brilliant!
    Wait – so you’re saying if I post videos on Facebook, other people can see them? Why didn’t anyone tell me this? As reported by pix11.com: Stephen Ruth of Centereach, Long Island apparently got tired of getting tickets after…
Rank this Week: 250

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    How Do Your Driving Habits Compare to Others?

    How Do Your Driving Habits Compare to Others?
    How much do you drive? Do you drive during the daytime and/or evening hours? Do you drive for commuting purposes on the weekdays and stay home on the weekends, or do you drive on the weekends too? While you definitely know how you would…
  • Aug 25

    What Every Driver Needs to Know About Car Defect

    What Every Driver Needs to Know About Car Defect
    Did you know that since the year 2000, there have been over 9 million auto recalls in this nation? What’s shocking is that it seems carmakers are making more errors and allowing safety concerns to slip by and not taking customer…
  • Aug 21

    Electrical Accidents: Serious Workplace Accidents Warranting Workers’ Comp Benefit

    Electrical Accidents: Serious Workplace Accidents Warranting Workers’ Comp Benefit
    There are many types of workplace accidents, with one of the most serious being electrical accidents. This is because electrical accidents often result in severe injuries and death. In fact, 5-10% of workplace deaths are caused by electrical…
Rank this Week: 279

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Aug 28

    Amici Support Sequenom's Petition for Rehearing En Banc

    Amici Support Sequenom's Petition for Rehearing En Banc
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- The Federal Circuit's Ariosa v. Sequenom decision handed down earlier this summer marked the apex (or nadir, according to your prejudices) of the current trend to limit the scope of patent eligible subject matter. On…
  • Aug 27

    Single-APJ Institution Pilot Program -- USPTO Requests Written Comments for IPR Proceeding

    Single-APJ Institution Pilot Program -- USPTO Requests Written Comments for IPR Proceeding
    By Andrew Williams -- On August 25, 2015, the United States Patent and Trademark Office published a "Request for Comments on a Proposed Pilot Program Exploring an Alternative Approach to Institution Decisions in Post Grant Administrative…
  • Aug 27

    Octopus Genome Sequenced

    Octopus Genome Sequenced
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- Invertebrate zoology is in many ways the most comprehensive survey course on biology, encompassing most multicellular life on the planet. (Indeed, the study of the Order Coleoptera alone, comprising the beetles, would…
Rank this Week: 72

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Court now can ban protests on its threshold

    Court now can ban protests on its threshold
    More than two years after a federal judge took away most of the Supreme Court’s power to forbid all picketing, protests and other demonstrations on the plaza in front of its building, a federal appeals court revived that authority on…
  • Aug 28

    Same-sex marriage issue returns to the Court (UPDATED)

    Same-sex marriage issue returns to the Court (UPDATED)
    UPDATED 10:52 p.m.   The application (Davis v. Miller, 15A250) has now been filed at the Court.  The blog will provide a copy as soon as it becomes available. ———- A county clerk in Kentucky who stopped issuing any…
  • Aug 28

    Symposium: Another battle in the war over union fee

    Symposium: Another battle in the war over union fee
    Charlotte Garden is an Associate Professor at Seattle University School of Law and Litigation Director of the Korematsu Center for Law & Equality. Across America, an intense debate is taking place over how states should structure their…
Rank this Week: 11

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 32

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/
  • Aug 28

    Kaye on The Hair Evidence Debacle

    Kaye on The Hair Evidence Debacle
    David H. Kaye (The Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law) has posted Ultracrepidarianism in Forensic Science: The Hair Evidence Debacle (Washington & Lee Law Review Online, Vol. 72 (2015 Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Aug 28

    Dusek on Plea Bargaining in Cook County

    Dusek on Plea Bargaining in Cook County
    Joe Dusek has posted The Effect of Plea Bargaining vs. Trial Conviction on the Sentencing of Offenders Charged with a Drug Offense in Cook County, Illinois on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Traditional wisdom suggests those who lose at trial...
  • Aug 28

    Kamin & Marceau on Smith on Furman

    Kamin & Marceau on Smith on Furman
    Sam Kamin and Justin F. Marceau (University of Denver Sturm College of Law and University of Denver Sturm College of Law) have posted Remember Not to Forget Furman: A Response to Professor Smith (Iowa Law Bulletin, (2015), Forthcoming) on…
Rank this Week: 159

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Aug 28

    Interview Horror Stories: How To Respond To A Raging Racist?

    Interview Horror Stories: How To Respond To A Raging Racist?
    How should candidates respond when subjected to offensive behavior during the recruiting process?
  • Aug 28

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.28.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.28.15
    * Curious about what Ant-Man has to say about Civ Pro? And while you're there vote for ATL fav Legal Geeks for best podcast in The Geekie Awards. [Legal Geeks] * Speaking of podcasts, here's a great one about the movement to abolish the death…
  • Aug 28

    Leave. Donald Trump’s Sister. Alone!

    Leave. Donald Trump’s Sister. Alone!
    Hey Jeb Bush, this is not cool, okay?
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taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
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Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

Provides analysis, resources and commentary on developments in traditional labor law. By McKenna Long & Aldridge.

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

    Five Practical Issues Browning-Ferris Creates for Employer

    Five Practical Issues Browning-Ferris Creates for Employer
    National Labor Relations Board’s decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., 362 NLRB No. 186 (Aug. 27, 2015), will have significant and far-reaching effects as it greatly expands the scope of relationships in which…
  • Aug 27

    NLRB Rewrites Decades-Old Joint Employer Test

    NLRB Rewrites Decades-Old Joint Employer Test
    Today the National Labor Relations Board issued its long-awaited ruling in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., 362 NLRB No. 186 (Aug. 27, 2015), a 3-2 decision overruling the NLRB’s prior joint-employer…
  • Aug 24

    BOARD FINDS THAT AN EMPLOYEE’S BRIEF SUSPENSION VIOLATED LABOR LAW

    BOARD FINDS THAT AN EMPLOYEE’S BRIEF SUSPENSION VIOLATED LABOR LAW
    In Bellagio, LLC, 362 NLRB No. 175 (Aug. 20, 2015), the National Labor Relations Board concluded that an employer violated the National Labor Relations Act (the “Act”) when it supposedly denied an employee’s request for…
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Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

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

    BREAKING: IT'S GOING TO RAIN

    BREAKING: IT'S GOING TO RAIN
    It's going to start raining in South Florida this weekend. Here's what you need to know:Rumpole's List:Beer, Wine, Sangria, Rum (from Cuba), a candle, a can of tuna, a box of crackers, a case of tonic, a non-electric cork remover, a can…
  • Aug 26

    OF TEDDY BEARS AND MEN

    OF TEDDY BEARS AND MEN
    Before we get to our topic, a few words about the accessibility of courtrooms. Every few years with a new crop of judges and bailiffs, we are forced to repeat this. The State of Florida FORBIDS closing courtrooms to the public…
  • Aug 24

    BLACK MONDAY 2015

    BLACK MONDAY 2015
    "Bears make money, Bulls make money, pigs get kicked in the head."Rumpole, in a speech on October 12, 1987, exactly one week before Black Monday, October 19, 1987, when the stock market lost 22.6% of its value, the largest one day financial…
Rank this Week: 207

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Aug 28

    Latest Edition of the Jury Expert

    Latest Edition of the Jury Expert
    The latest edition of the Jury Expert is now available. The Collapse of Civil Jury Trial and What To Do About It by Renée Lettow Lerner Abolition of Juries: The Switzerland Experience by Dr. Gwladys Gilliéron, LL.M and Yves Benda,...
  • Aug 24

    Judge Still Waiting to Release the Names of the Tsarnaev Juror

    Judge Still Waiting to Release the Names of the Tsarnaev Juror
    Reuters: Judge delays release of juror names in Boston bombing trial
  • Aug 19

    No, You 'Stand Up': Why Prosecutors Should Stop Hiding Behind Grand Jurie

    No, You 'Stand Up': Why Prosecutors Should Stop Hiding Behind Grand Jurie
    Ben Trachtenberg No, You 'Stand Up': Why Prosecutors Should Stop Hiding Behind Grand Juries Abstract: This Essay argues that prosecutors should not allow grand juries to consider indicting defendants whom the prosecutors themselves believe…
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Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 80

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    To Pull Or Not To Pull

    To Pull Or Not To Pull
    I received an email a while back from a lawyer who was the subject of a post here. I’d called him out for making accusations against another lawyer in a forum comprised of nearly every DUI lawyer in the state. His wasn’t a…
  • Jul 30

    Predictability

    Predictability
    The folks at the MVD tell me that, if you do your administrative suspension before you are convicted of DUI, you can get a restricted license after thirty days and avoid having to get expensive SR22 insurance. They say you won’t get…
  • Jul 21

    All The Power

    All The Power
    Adrian keeps telling me: Sometimes I wish we just dealt with those people from Hellraiser instead of some prosecutors; then, at least, my mom could understand why my job is so damn frustrating. I went to court a while back for a felony DUI…
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Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 128

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 28

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    College football just around the corner. Open Thread. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Aug 26

    Indictments will be long: State sent unsecured "classified" e-mails during Bush Administration

    Indictments will be long: State sent unsecured "classified" e-mails during Bush Administration
    A point I have tried to make a number of times on the "Eghazi: It's Classified!" "scandal" is that the originators of the "classified" e-mails were career State Department officials. Thus, I noted that the current US Ambassador to Bahrain…
  • Aug 26

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    I'm on a blogging break due to my impending move (September 10.) I'll put up open threads as I can so as not to leave readers high and dry, so to speak. Blogging is a hobby but it's an expensive one. If you'd like to help out,... [[ This is…
Rank this Week: 2

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Aug 28

    Drobac: The Myth of 'Legal' Consent in a Consumer Culture

    Drobac: The Myth of 'Legal' Consent in a Consumer Culture
    Jennifer Ann Drobac of Indiana's McKinney School has written The Myth of 'Legal' Consent in a Consumer Culture in FACETS OF CONSUMERISM IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY (Anand Pawar, ed., Twenty First Century Publications, 2015). Here is the abstract:…
  • Aug 28

    "Peer-to-Peer Lenders Losing Court Battle Over State Usury Laws"

    "Peer-to-Peer Lenders Losing Court Battle Over State Usury Laws"
    ...reports Bloomberg Business. A recent decision by the Second Circuit (on which the court this month rejected a motion to reconsider) restricts the so-called marketplace lenders from bypassing state usury laws by partnering with banks in…
  • Aug 28

    Court limits cellphone tracking

    Court limits cellphone tracking
    As Reason.com reports, in a recent case in federal court in northern California, Officials sought the right to track suspects' Cell Site Location Information, or CSLI, for 60 days without gaining a warrant. Such location information lets law…
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Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

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

    2 muertos en Accidente De Carro en Sentido Contrario en la I-55

    2 muertos en Accidente De Carro en Sentido Contrario en la I-55
    Durante ciertas actividades en la vida, una persona puede controlar su seguridad. Al actuar con cuidado y precaución, los riesgos de daños o lesiones pueden reducirse drásticamente si no eliminada. Pero…
  • Aug 28

    Driver Apprehended after Fatal Hit-and-Run with Motorcycle

    Driver Apprehended after Fatal Hit-and-Run with Motorcycle
    Misconceptions surround the truth when it comes to motorcycle accidents in Chicago. One common belief is that bikers risk their own safety by operating in conditions that are less than ideal, increasing the risks that a collision will take…
  • Aug 27

    Single Car Crash in Lake County Kills 3

    Single Car Crash in Lake County Kills 3
    Thousands of collisions involving only one vehicle happen in the State of Illinois annually. The numbers surprise many motorists who consider a car accident to be that which involves at least two vehicles, and sometimes many more. But the…
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InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

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

    Risk-free term insurance? Not so fast...

    Risk-free term insurance? Not so fast...
    At LifeHealthPro, Brad Cummins (a fellow insurance pro and Buckeye) has an interesting, provocative article on the risks associated with buying term life insurance.Here's a taste:"[S]ince every life insurance company has financial…
  • Aug 28

    PSA: Lo$t & Found

    PSA: Lo$t & Found
    So, got this in email:"My Money Monitor Asking Medical Mutual Members for Social Security Numbers and Other Identifying Information to Help Get Unclaimed Funds"First, it should go without saying that one should never send this type of…
  • Aug 27

    New Mexico Singing the Blue

    New Mexico Singing the Blue
    If you live in New Mexico and want Obamacare with a subsidy, Blue Cross will not be one of your choices in 2016.Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico has confirmed that it will not offer on-exchange individual health insurance products on…
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Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: WDBJ, Department of Defense, and the NLRB

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: WDBJ, Department of Defense, and the NLRB
    It may be the end of the week, but the news cycle doesn’t know it. As we get closer and closer to the actual season, be sure to read how Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson could perk the ire of the FDA with his recent comments on…
  • Aug 28

    Energy, Cannabis, and Unauthorized Sales: New Blogs Joining the LexBlog Network

    Energy, Cannabis, and Unauthorized Sales: New Blogs Joining the LexBlog Network
    We’ve got two great launches from the LexBlog Network to round out this week, and the summer for many kids—and their (possibly) grateful parents. From the Vorys practice group that brought you the Internet Defamation Removal…
  • Aug 27

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Telemarketers, Back to School, and Billing Follie

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Telemarketers, Back to School, and Billing Follie
    As the summer winds down so does our week, and excitement for the weekend builds. But for some, like this week’s LXBN Leader Karen Rubin, excitement for blogging never goes away. Now let’s take a look at the top ten. Big win for…
Rank this Week: 12

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Book review: The Case Against the Supreme Court

    Book review: The Case Against the Supreme Court
    End of Summer book review time! By now you surely have read Dean Chemerinsky's latest, The Case Against the Supreme Court. But if not...As the introduction makes clear, the book tells "stories of instances in which the Supreme Court…
  • Aug 28

    DJ profiles 1/2's Justice Stewart

    DJ profiles 1/2's Justice Stewart
    Today's DJ profiles Justice Therese Stewart, recounting her "front row seat to the gay rights revolution." It's another solid profile, providing personal and professional background, and some good anecdotes."People assume that if you're…
  • Aug 27

    Problem w/9th Cir. e-filing

    Problem w/9th Cir. e-filing
    The 9th Circuit is having e-filing problems. Here's the notice posted on the court's website:CM/ECF Issues Today's problems with CM/ECF continue and we still do not have an estimated resolution time.  At this time, CM/ECF is…
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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: 170

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Aug 28

    MCLE ‘Truth-in-advertising’ petition denied by state supreme court.

    MCLE ‘Truth-in-advertising’ petition denied by state supreme court.
    To no one’s surprise, today the Arizona Supreme Court turned down an Arizona lawyer’s petition that would have required an acknowledgement on all mandatory continuing legal education (MCLE) advertising “that the value of…
  • Aug 25

    Too many law students and the still unrestrained law school scam.

    Too many law students and the still unrestrained law school scam.
    There was a very good Op-ed in this morning’s New York Times, Steven Harper’s “Too Many Law Students, Too Few Legal Jobs.” I know. It’s all been said before, especially by the now declining scamblog movement. But…
  • Aug 24

    No proof of attorney competency enhancement — but at least the CLE is FREE.

    No proof of attorney competency enhancement — but at least the CLE is FREE.
    Engagingly educational continuing legal education program? I don’t remember when. But who said lawyers were supposed to be engaged let alone entertained at these programs. Continuing legal education is instead meant to supposedly make…
Rank this Week: 328

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Aug 28

    Man Hospitalized in Taylor, Michigan After 18-Wheeler Accident

    Man Hospitalized in Taylor, Michigan After 18-Wheeler Accident
    Taylor, Michigan – A driver was critically injured on I-75 in Taylor after an accident involving a tractor-trailer truck on Tuesday, August 25th, 2015. The driver of a Dodge Ram 3500 was heading north on I-75 in Taylor hauling multiple…
  • Aug 28

    Bradley Ogle Hospitalized in West Fargo, ND Drunk-Driving Accident

    Bradley Ogle Hospitalized in West Fargo, ND Drunk-Driving Accident
    West Fargo, ND – 24-year-old Bradley Ogle was taken to the hospital following a rollover crash in West Fargo on Friday, August 7th, 2015. The accident happened around 2:30 am. Ogle was driving a pickup truck hit the concrete road…
  • Aug 28

    Theodore Ochs Injured in Chestnut Ridge, NY Garbage Truck Accident

    Theodore Ochs Injured in Chestnut Ridge, NY Garbage Truck Accident
    Chestnut Ridge, NY – Theodore Ochs was injured after a garbage truck tipped over mangling his arm and injured three other in Chestnut ridge on Monday, August 24th, 2015. This happened around noon. Three workers were holding onto metal…
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