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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: 115

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 52

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/
  • Dec 8

    Preparing via moot court

    Preparing via moot court
    For pointers on oral argument preparation via moot courts, see today's Law360 article Practice Arguments for Real Appeals by former Florida appellate judge Gerald Cope.No preparation for oral argument is as valuable as a moot court in…
  • Dec 6

    Cal Supremes Honor former CJ Lucas right now! {Click link}

    Cal Supremes Honor former CJ Lucas right now! {Click link}
    Live Broadcast Begins Today at 11A.M.Former Chief Justice Malcolm Lucas will be honored today, Dec 6, by the Supreme Court of California.View live (link will be active at 10:45A.M.) SPECIAL PROGRAM: IN MEMORIAM – HON. MALCOLM M.…
  • Dec 5

    Today's DJ column

    Today's DJ column
    Today's DJ features PJ Gilbert's final column of the year, Peace of Mind, wishing us all Happy Holidays and Peace of Mind.Consummate professionals!Today's Moskovitz on Appeals column, It Matters, addresses nit picking, and argues that "Paying…
Rank this Week: 547

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Dec 8

    An Inheritance Of Button

    An Inheritance Of Button
    The Illinois Administrator has charged an attorney with having an elderly client name her as a beneficiary in violation of general conflict of interest rules and drafting an instrument that made the attorney the client's beneficiary In or…
  • Dec 8

    "A Symbolic Act Of Professional Suicide"

    "A Symbolic Act Of Professional Suicide"
    A three-year suspension has been imposed by the New Jersey Supreme Court based on conduct described in the report of the Disciplinary Review Board. From 1970 to 1983, respondent was employed as a probation officer for Essex County. After…
  • Dec 8

    Hard To Find Attorney Gets Lengthy Suspension

    Hard To Find Attorney Gets Lengthy Suspension
    The Florida Supreme Court rejected as unduly lenient a referee's proposed sanction and ordered an attorney's suspension for one year. ...we reject Picon’s challenges to the sufficiency of the referee’s report and approve the referee’s…
Rank this Week: 384

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 8

    Thematic Focus: ICTs & Other Technologie

    Thematic Focus: ICTs & Other Technologie
    The Digital Transformation of the Humanitarian Sector (Humanitarian Law & Policy Blog, Dec. 2016) [text]Drones in Humanitarian Action: A Guide to the Use of Airborne Systems in Humanitarian Crises (Swiss Foundation for Mine Action &…
  • Dec 7

    Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking & Smuggling

    Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking & Smuggling
    Australia and the Anti-trafficking Regime in Southeast Asia (Lowy Institute for International Policy, Nov. 2016) [text via APO]Heading Back to Harm: A Study on Trafficked and Unaccompanied Children Going Missing from Care in the UK (Missing…
  • Dec 7

    Regional Focus: Europe

    Regional Focus: Europe
    Publications:2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview: Ukraine (OCHA, Nov. 2016) [text]Bandwagoning on Germany: Lessons from the Refugee crisis and Future Prospects of EU Migration Policy, DIIS Policy Brief (Danish Institute for International…
Rank this Week: 455

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 8

    Powers of Attorney for Personal Care: Great Power with Great Responsibility

    Powers of Attorney for Personal Care: Great Power with Great Responsibility
    BY PAUL B. ADAMA Power of Attorney for Personal Care is a document that sometimes gets referred to, or thought of, as a "living will" or "advanced care directive".Those names have been introduced into our everyday terminology by way of…
  • Dec 8

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday December 8, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Dec 8, 2016 at 7:19am PSTIn Ontario, you may complete a Power of Attorney for…
  • Dec 7

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday December 7, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Dec 7, 2016 at 6:27am PSTThe property rights of common law spouses upon separation…
Rank this Week: 595

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Riverside County Family Law Blog

Covers move away rights, obtaining or defending support applications and enforcing support orders, characterizing and dividing community property, and custody and visitation rights. By Thurman W. Arnold III.

http://www.thurmanarnold.com/Blog/Recent-Blog-Posts/RSS.xml
  • Dec 8

    2017 Revisions to California Family Code

    2017 Revisions to California Family Code
    The 2017 Revisions to the California Family Code It's that time again. Each year we like to provide you a head's up as to the legislative additions and changes to the Family Code and Rules of Court pertaining to divorce and family law…
  • Sep 13

    Thurman W. Arnold, III, CFLS Inducted As A Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)

    Thurman W. Arnold, III, CFLS Inducted As A Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)
    Thurman W. Arnold, III, CFLS Inducted As A Fellow into the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers We are very pleased to announce that Thurman Arnold III CFLS has been inducted into the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers ("AAML") as…
  • Mar 1

    The Date of Separation Wars Continue - Will New Family Code Section 70 Abrogate Marriage of Davis?

    The Date of Separation Wars Continue - Will New Family Code Section 70 Abrogate Marriage of Davis?
    The Uncertain Landscape of Date of Separation in California Divorce - Going From Bad to Worse? My colleague, attorney David C. Stone of Anaheim, recently brought to my attention Senate Bill 1255 (introduced by Senator John Moorlach on…
Rank this Week: 579

Social Media & Games Law Blog

Social Media & Games Law Blog

Covers virtual worlds and social media issues. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.socialgameslaw.com/
  • Dec 8

    DMCA Safe Harbor: Re-Register Your Designated Agent with the U.S. Copyright Office!

    DMCA Safe Harbor: Re-Register Your Designated Agent with the U.S. Copyright Office!
    The U.S. Copyright Office issued a final rule effective December 1, 2016, addressing one of the requirements for social media operators and other companies that allow users to post content online to qualify for the DMCA safe harbor. In…
  • Dec 5

    FriendFinder Data Breach Exposes 400 million+ Account

    FriendFinder Data Breach Exposes 400 million+ Account
    FriendFinder Networks is a company in the adult entertainment, social networking, and online dating space. Several databases from FriendFinder Networks web sites with more than 412 million accounts, including usernames, e-mails, and…
  • Nov 21

    The FBI Dips into Twitter’s Data Stream

    The FBI Dips into Twitter’s Data Stream
    Following up on our earlier post regarding the Era of Hashtag Surveillance, the FBI has published documents indicating that it intends to enter into a deal with a Twitter data miner, appropriately named Dataminr (and partially owned by…
Rank this Week: 809

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Dec 8

    Don’t try this at home

    Don’t try this at home
    Gibson v Douglas & Anor [2016] EWCA Civ 1266 In which the court of appeal almost but not quite consider the notice requirements for licencees excluded from the Protection from Eviction Act 1977 Mr G had been living at Mrs D’s…
  • Dec 7

    Rather too certain to be uncertain

    Rather too certain to be uncertain
    Leeds City Council v Broadley [2016] EWCA Civ 1213 This was Leeds’ second appeal of a Valuation Tribunal decision on council tax liability. We covered the first High Court appeal here. Full disclosure, I acted for the intervener in this…
  • Dec 4

    Housing Law Conference 2016

    Housing Law Conference 2016
    13 December 2016, Royal College of Surgeons, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PE The Housing Law Practitioners Association conference – the biggest and, let’s be honest, best housing law conference of the year. This…
Rank this Week: 239

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 8

    4th Circuit Hears Oral Arguments In Two Religion Case

    4th Circuit Hears Oral Arguments In Two Religion Case
    Yesterday the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in American Humanist Association v. Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (audio of oral arguments). In the case, a Maryland federal district court…
  • Dec 8

    German Top Court Says Muslim School Girl Must Take Part In Mixed Swim Classe

    German Top Court Says Muslim School Girl Must Take Part In Mixed Swim Classe
    Germany's Federal Constitutional Court-- the country's highest court-- yesterday ruled that an 11-year old Muslim school girl must take part in mixed gender swim classes. According to The Guardian, the girl's parents objected to her taking…
  • Dec 8

    Israeli Rabbinate Will Adopt New Standards Likely To Validate Conversion of Ivanka Trump

    Israeli Rabbinate Will Adopt New Standards Likely To Validate Conversion of Ivanka Trump
    As previously reported, in Israel in July the country's Supreme Rabbinical Court (which hears appeals in personal status matters) ruled that it will not recognize religious conversions performed by U.S. modern Orthodox Rabbi Haskel Lookstein.…
Rank this Week: 22

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Dec 8

    The American Dream Is Collapsing For Young Adult

    The American Dream Is Collapsing For Young Adult
    Washington Post, American Dream Collapsing For Young Adults, Study Says, As Odds Plunge That Children Will Earn More Than Their Parents: Rising income inequality has eroded the ability for American children to grow up to earn more than their…
  • Dec 8

    Graduate Sues University For $1.2 Million, Says 'Appallingly Bad' Teaching Prevented Him From Being A Successful Lawyer

    Graduate Sues University For $1.2 Million, Says 'Appallingly Bad' Teaching Prevented Him From Being A Successful Lawyer
    American Lawyer, Graduate Sues Oxford University For Preventing Him From Becoming A Lawyer: An Oxford graduate is suing the prestigious university for 1 million pounds ($1.27 million), claiming that its “appallingly bad” teaching…
  • Dec 8

    Why Blue States Are the Real ‘Tea Party’

    Why Blue States Are the Real ‘Tea Party’
    New York Times op-ed: Why Blue States Are the Real ‘Tea Party’, by Steven Johnson: When the modern Tea Party movement coalesced in the early days of the Obama presidency, its allusion to the political grievances of the protesters in…
Rank this Week: 51

Health Care Investor

Health Care Investor

Covers issues and trends that impact investments in healthcare and life sciences businesses. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.thehealthcareinvestor.com
Rank this Week: 675

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 240

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Chicago Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers the Fair Labor Standards Act, overtime, class actions, and wage and hour cases. By Chicago Overtime Law Center.

http://www.chicagoovertimelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    Marriott Cannot Escape Unpaid Break Lawsuit

    Marriott Cannot Escape Unpaid Break Lawsuit
    The wage and hour lawsuit against Marriott was filed by Maria A., who has worked as a housekeeper for Marriott since 1996. Maria alleges that, although Marriott had a formal policy of allowing employees to take their legally-mandated breaks,…
  • Dec 1

    Wash.io is not Permitted Settle Unpaid Overtime Collective Action

    Wash.io is not Permitted Settle Unpaid Overtime Collective Action
    The FLSA defines overtime as any time spent working after eight hours a day or forty hours a week. All hourly, nonexempt employees are entitled to one and one-half their normal hourly wages for all the overtime they spend working. However,…
  • Dec 1

    Wash.io is not Permitted Settle Unpaid Overtime Collective Action

    Wash.io is not Permitted Settle Unpaid Overtime Collective Action
    The FLSA defines overtime as any time spent working after eight hours a day or forty hours a week. All hourly, nonexempt employees are entitled to one and one-half their normal hourly wages for all the overtime they spend working. However,…
Rank this Week: 532

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 8

    Another One Bites the Dust

    Another One Bites the Dust
    Last we looked, there were only a handful of Co-Ops still fogging a mirror (metaphorically, of course). And that list just got shorter:"Evergreen Health Cooperative Inc. (“Evergreen” or “company”) will not be issuing…
  • Dec 7

    Obamacare Conflict: Losing The Personal Touch

    Obamacare Conflict: Losing The Personal Touch
    I've been fielding a lot of questions from individuals looking for health insurance lately. They wonder why I tell them up front that it's unlikely I will have time to personally meet with them on their needs - especially considering many of…
  • Dec 7

    Attaboy, ObamaCare Style

    Attaboy, ObamaCare Style
    So you've just spent several hours helping a client navigate Open Enrollment v4.0, sifting through the various options, checking to see which (if any) of his doc's are in-network, helping to determine whether or not he's eligible for a…
Rank this Week: 490

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm.

http://www.angelreyesblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    Drowsy Driving Same As Drunk Driving

    Drowsy Driving Same As Drunk Driving
    With holiday travel fast approaching, it’s important to be reminded to get enough sleep before getting behind the wheel. Drivers who miss between one to two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep in a 24-hour period nearly double…
  • Dec 7

    West Texas Community Grieves Over Tragic Cheerleader Bus Crash

    West Texas Community Grieves Over Tragic Cheerleader Bus Crash
    On Dec. 3, The Texas DPS released a preliminary report into the crash investigation involving an Iraan-Sheffield ISD school bus late Friday night, about one mile west of Big Spring, Texas, on Interstate-20. According to the report, Nijimbere…
  • Dec 6

    Government Pushes to Lock Out Apps While Driving

    Government Pushes to Lock Out Apps While Driving
    Fatal crashes caused by distracted drivers are on the rise, and that’s contributing to a spike in traffic deaths during the past two years. The United States government says 3,477, or about 10 percent, of the more than 35,000 traffic…
Rank this Week: 328

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Dec 8

    Magnolia LNG Extends Offtake Agreement Closing Date

    Magnolia LNG Extends Offtake Agreement Closing Date
    Magnolia LNG, LLC (Magnolia) and Meridian LNG Holdings Corp have agreed to further extend the financial closing date condition precedent for their offtake agreement for LNG supplies from Magnolia’s proposed LNG terminal at Lake Charles,…
  • Dec 7

    DOE Grants Magnolia LNG Non-FTA Export Authorization

    DOE Grants Magnolia LNG Non-FTA Export Authorization
    The U.S. Department of Energy has issued an order authorizing Magnolia LNG, LLC to export, over a 20-year term, up to 394.2 Bcf/year of domestically produced LNG from its proposed LNG terminal near Lake Charles, La. to nations without a Free…
  • Dec 7

    ENGIE and AES Andres DR Agree to Joint Marketing Agreement

    ENGIE and AES Andres DR Agree to Joint Marketing Agreement
    ENGIE and AES Andres DR, S.A. (AES Andres), a subsidiary of The AES Corporation, announced that they have agreed to enter into a 12-year binding agreement to jointly market 0.7 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) of LNG in the…
Rank this Week: 643

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Dec 8

    Water Challenges Are Actually Opportunitie

    Water Challenges Are Actually Opportunitie
    By EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Our nation needs to talk more about the future of water, which I believe is one of the top public health and economic challenges now facing our country. This is a moment of opportunity – to drive…
  • Dec 8

    Upcoming Events at EPA

    Upcoming Events at EPA
    By Michaela Burns Our holiday gift to you—the last EPA events of the year. Black Carbon’s Role in Global to Local Scale Climate and Air Quality Friday, December 9th at 12:00 p.m. ET Black carbon—the sooty material emitted…
  • Dec 8

    Businesses Gain by Preventing Pollution

    Businesses Gain by Preventing Pollution
    by Mindy Lemoine Starting down the path of an environmental management system can lead a business to unexpected outcomes, like an abandoned quarry being turned into a 15-million-gallon rain barrel, sixth-graders being trained to sample…
Rank this Week: 137

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 8

    New Jersey court rejects civil service changes for public worker

    New Jersey court rejects civil service changes for public worker
    New Jersey court rejects civil service changes for public workers Source: Governing the States and Localities “In a defeat for Gov. Christie’s administration, [a New Jersey] appeals court ruled on Thursday that he could not scrap…
  • Dec 8

    Invoking the attorney – client privilege

    Invoking the attorney – client privilege
    Invoking the attorney - client privilegeThe primary issue in this appeal is whether attorneys who have sought the advice of their law firm's in-house general counsel on their ethical obligations in representing a firm client may successfully…
  • Dec 8

    Claiming absolute privileges and immunities as a defense in litigation

    Claiming absolute privileges and immunities as a defense in litigation
    Claiming absolute privileges and immunities as a defense in litigationThe plaintiff in this Article 78 action, Crvelin, alleged that the Board of Education of City School District of City of Niagara Falls undertook an investigation and…
Rank this Week: 67

New Jersey Senate Republicans

New Jersey Senate Republicans

Provides legislative support to teh Republican senators in the Legislature of the State of New Jersey.

http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=Rr9IF0xl3RGXd835_w6H4A
  • Dec 8

    Holzapfel Calls on Senate to Advance Fentanyl Bill

    Holzapfel Calls on Senate to Advance Fentanyl Bill
    In response to recent findings of fentanyl related deaths by the State Medical Examiner, Sen. Jim Holzapfel (R-10) is calling on the Senate to advance his legislation increasing penalties for illegally dispensing or manufacturing the…
  • Dec 8

    Sweeney, Addiego & Taliaferro Offer Plan To Expand Pension Investments To TTF

    Sweeney, Addiego & Taliaferro Offer Plan To Expand Pension Investments To TTF
    Sen. Dawn Addiego, Senate President Steve Sweeney, and Asm. Adam Taliaferro unveiled bipartisan legislation that would expand the investment practices for the state’s pension funds to the Transportation Trust Fund.
  • Dec 6

    Holzapfel Bill to Improve Safety of Children Near School Buses Advance

    Holzapfel Bill to Improve Safety of Children Near School Buses Advance
    The Senate Budget & Appropriations Committee advanced Sen. Jim Holzapfel's bill that seeks to deter dangerous driving that may harm children as they board or exit a school bus.
Rank this Week: 46

Utah State Bar News

Utah State Bar News

The Utah State Bar publishes compliance notices, court rule changes, and other information relevant to the practice of law in Utah.

http://www.utahbar.org/news
  • Dec 8

    NOMINEE NAMED TO FILL MORGAN COUNTY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY

    NOMINEE NAMED TO FILL MORGAN COUNTY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY
    Morgan, UT— The Morgan County Nominating Commission has announced the appointment of the Honorable Brian Edward Brower to fill the Morgan County Justice Court vacancy. The position will replace Judge Tony Hassell who will retire…
  • Dec 7

    JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED

    JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED
    Spring City, UT—The Sanpete County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on Dec. 15, 2016, to select judicial candidates for the Fountain Green and Spring City Justice Court to replace Judge Ivo Peterson who retired…
  • Dec 6

    JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED

    JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED
    Price, UT—The Carbon County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on Dec. 13, 2016, to select a candidate for the East Carbon Justice Court to replace Judge Linda Murdock who retired effective Sep. 30, 2016. The…
Rank this Week: 892

Internet, Information Technology…

Internet, Information Technology and e-Discovery Blog

Covers IT and internet legal issues. By Peter S. Vogel.

http://www.vogelitlawblog.com
Rank this Week: 796

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Dec 8

    South Korea lawmakers introduce impeachment motion

    South Korea lawmakers introduce impeachment motion
    The South Korean Parliament on Thursday introduced a motion to begin impeachment proceedings against President Park Geun-hye. The opposition-led parliament will need at least three-fourths of the parliament’s votes [Parliament…
  • Dec 8

    EU to take action against 7 member states over VW emissions scandal

    EU to take action against 7 member states over VW emissions scandal
    The European Commission [official website] on Thursday announced [press release] plans to take action against seven member states for failing to fulfill their obligations under EU law when they did not set up penalty systems to deter…
  • Dec 8

    US mayors warn Trump against repealing immigration policy

    US mayors warn Trump against repealing immigration policy
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel [official website] delivered a letter [PDF] to US President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday signed by many US mayors warning of the potential economic losses Trump could cause if he repeals Deferred Action for…
Rank this Week: 10

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Dec 8

    Seventh Circuit finds that student athletes not employees entitled to minimum wage under FLSA

    Seventh Circuit finds that student athletes not employees entitled to minimum wage under FLSA
    This week, Division One college football set its playoff schedule, and basketball is already in full swing. College sports generate significant revenue for their schools and big-time college coaches enjoy lucrative financial packages. But…
  • Dec 8

    In misclassification suit, FedEx drivers rely on NY ‘Fair Play Act’ to state claim

    In misclassification suit, FedEx drivers rely on NY ‘Fair Play Act’ to state claim
    By Dave Strausfeld, J.D. In a suit alleging they were misclassified as independent contractors, FedEx delivery drivers relied on a recent New York statute that was passed expressly to force package delivery companies to classify delivery…
  • Dec 8

    Student athletes not employees entitled to minimum wage under FLSA

    Student athletes not employees entitled to minimum wage under FLSA
    By Ronald Miller, J.D. Former members of the University of Pennsylvania’s women’s track team were not employees of the university under the FLSA, and so were not entitled to be paid minimum wage for their work performed as student…
Rank this Week: 541

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    China Trademarks: Michael Jordan Emerges Victorious (Sort of)

    China Trademarks: Michael Jordan Emerges Victorious (Sort of)
    In a surprising decision the Supreme People’s Court of China gave Michael Jordan a partial victory in his long-running trademark battle with Qiaodan Sports. As I wrote last year, Jordan has been trying for years to cancel trademarks he…
  • Dec 8

    Getting Money Out of China: It’s Complicated, Part 4

    Getting Money Out of China: It’s Complicated, Part 4
    In the original post in this series, Getting Money Out of China: It’s Complicated, I wrote on how incredibly frequently Western companies have been seeking the help of my firm’s China lawyers in an (often desperate)…
  • Dec 7

    How to Protect Your IP in and from China: Barcelona, Spain, December 16

    How to Protect Your IP in and from China: Barcelona, Spain, December 16
    I will on December 16 be speaking in one of my favorite cities on one of my favorite topics: How to protect your IP in and from China. My talk will focus on protecting intellectual property related to hard03ware and Internet of Things…
Rank this Week: 161

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Dec 8

    John Burns: Received a Regulatory Sanction

    John Burns: Received a Regulatory Sanction
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on December 7, 2016 indicate that former Missouri-based Sagepoint Financial broker John Burns is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer firm.…
  • Dec 8

    David Seigerman: Has Been Sanctioned by FINRA Twice

    David Seigerman: Has Been Sanctioned by FINRA Twice
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on December 7, 2016 indicate that former New Jersey-based Janney Montgomery Scott broker David Seigerman has been permanently barred from acting as a…
  • Dec 8

    Broker Joseph Thurnherr: Two Customer Complaint

    Broker Joseph Thurnherr: Two Customer Complaint
    Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on December 7, 2016 indicate that New York-based Meyers Associates broker Joseph Thurnherr is the subject of pending customer complaints. The securities and…
Rank this Week: 717

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/
Rank this Week: 42

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Dec 8

    Chris Gimblet: Received a FINRA Sanction

    Chris Gimblet: Received a FINRA Sanction
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on December 7, 2016 indicate that former Texas-based SWBC Investment Services broker Chris Gimblet has been sanctioned by FINRA and is currently not…
  • Dec 8

    Thomas Omark Has Been Sanctioned by FINRA

    Thomas Omark Has Been Sanctioned by FINRA
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on December 7, 2016 indicate that former Pennsylvania-based PNC Investments broker Thomas Omark has been sanctioned by FINRA and is currently not…
  • Dec 8

    Francine Lanaia: Received Two Regulatory Sanction

    Francine Lanaia: Received Two Regulatory Sanction
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on December 7, 2016 indicate that New York-based Meyers Associates broker Francine Lanaia has been the subject of resolved or pending customer…
Rank this Week: 145

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Dec 8

    Blog Post: Bigger Regulatory Role Seen For States Under Pruitt-Led EPA

    Blog Post: Bigger Regulatory Role Seen For States Under Pruitt-Led EPA
    President-elect Donald Trump’s choice of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency signals that Trump is serious about decimating the Obama administration’s climate change-focused…
  • Dec 8

    Blog Post: EU Adopts New Rules On Occupational Pension

    Blog Post: EU Adopts New Rules On Occupational Pension
    A revised European Union law that will improve the governance and transparency of workplace pension funds and support their cross border activities was adopted by the European Parliament on Thursday.
  • Dec 8

    Blog Post: Congress Passes $619B Defense Policy, Reform Bill

    Blog Post: Congress Passes $619B Defense Policy, Reform Bill
    Congress has sent a series of major defense reforms to the president’s desk following a Senate vote to pass a $619 billion National Defense Authorization Act on Thursday, with changes to Pentagon bureaucracy, acquisitions and funding.
Rank this Week: 619

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Dec 8

    In New York's Second Department, Apparently There Is An Expiration Date On The Takings Clause

    In New York's Second Department, Apparently There Is An Expiration Date On The Takings Clause
    What is is about the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Palazzolo v. Rhode Island, 533 U.S. 601 (2001), that so many lower courts just don't get? We've read the opinion (multiple times, we assure you), and it seems straightforward enough to us:…
  • Dec 7

    Federal Circuit: Owner Should Have Brought Takings Claim In 1959

    Federal Circuit: Owner Should Have Brought Takings Claim In 1959
    When an opinion starts off like this, you just want to read the rest, even if the substance of the decision is about statutes of limitations: This case arises from Mr. Abbas’s complaint against the United States (“U.S.” or…
  • Dec 6

    2017 Hawaii Land Use Law Conference, January 19-20, 2017

    2017 Hawaii Land Use Law Conference, January 19-20, 2017
    Registration is now open for the 2017 Hawaii Land Use Conference, presented by the Hawaii State Bar Association and the University of Hawaii Law School, at the downtown Honolulu YWCA's Fuller Hall on Jnauary 19-20, 2017. "This 2 day…
Rank this Week: 604

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Dec 8

    Chancery Bars Fraud Claim Based on Anti-Reliance Clause

    Chancery Bars Fraud Claim Based on Anti-Reliance Clause
    Key Legal Issue Addressed: Whether a purported disclaimer of extra-contractual representations protected a business seller from fraud claims? Answer: Yes, based on the circumstances found in the case of  IAC Search, LLC v.…
  • Dec 8

    Claims Barred Pursuant to Settlement Agreement and Res Judicata.

    Claims Barred Pursuant to Settlement Agreement and Res Judicata.
    Justin M. Forcier, an associate in the Delaware office of Eckert Seamans, prepared this overview. Background:  In 2005, iHeartCommunications (“iHC), as the parent company of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc.…
  • Dec 8

    Chancery Upholds Ambiguous Non-Compete Provision in Sales Contract

    Chancery Upholds Ambiguous Non-Compete Provision in Sales Contract
    Alexandra D. Rogin, an Eckert Seamans’ associate, prepared this overview. A recent Delaware Court of Chancery post-trial opinion held that while an ambiguous non-compete agreement was enforceable, the defendants had not violated its…
Rank this Week: 231

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

By David Wolkowitz.

http://uncontesteddivorceinillinois.com/
  • Dec 8

    Most Popular Uncontested Divorce Article

    Most Popular Uncontested Divorce Article
    One great thing about my process for a flat fee uncontested divorce in Illinois is that it is simple. You basically call me, pay a flat fee, give me some information, then I take care of the rest. As a flat fee uncontested divorce lawyer, I…
  • Nov 24

    FAQ: The fastest divorce in Illinoi

    FAQ: The fastest divorce in Illinoi
    Do you want to get divorce as fast as possible? If so, utilizing a flat fee Illinois divorce lawyer for an uncontested divorce is likely to be your best bet.  Check out this FAQ on the fastest divorce in Illinois. What is the fastest way…
  • Oct 22

    3 Ways to Get Divorced in Illinoi

    3 Ways to Get Divorced in Illinoi
    An uncontested divorce in Illinois is it divorce where both parties agree on all aspects of the divorce. Even though it is the fastest and most affordable way to get divorced in Illinois, sometimes people would like to know the options before…
Rank this Week: 844

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 227

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident case updates and news. Published By New York injury firm Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    AAA Study Finds EVEN Hands-Free Devices Distract Driver

    AAA Study Finds EVEN Hands-Free Devices Distract Driver
    A study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has found voice activation technology in cars to be distracting and that it takes drivers 27 seconds to regain full alertness after making a command.  For example, a car going 25…
  • Dec 8

    Surgical Aide Caught Sleeping On Duty

    Surgical Aide Caught Sleeping On Duty
    Angelita Williamson, a surgical nurse aide in East Harlem, has been accused of silencing an elderly patient’s life-support alarm overnight in order to get some rest. On January 13, 2015 Williamson was assigned the task of a…
  • Dec 8

    NYC Construction Worker Dies on the Job

    NYC Construction Worker Dies on the Job
    A 43 year old construction worker died after an accident at a construction site in Brooklyn on October 11 when a piece of machinery snapped and hit him in the head. The construction worker was operating a pile drilling machine when a shackle…
Rank this Week: 896

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Dec 8

    Coming in 2017: Reforms to Copyright Law and the Copyright Office

    Coming in 2017: Reforms to Copyright Law and the Copyright Office
    First proposal: While keeping the Copyright Office within the Legislative Branch, separate it from the Library of Congress.  I have previously suggested the more dramatic action of joining the Copyright Office with the…
  • Dec 8

    Lemley-Oliver-Richardson: Patent Purchases and Litigation Outcome

    Lemley-Oliver-Richardson: Patent Purchases and Litigation Outcome
    The sales market for patent rights continues to vex analysts – especially in terms of valuation. In their Patently-O Patent Law Journal article, Professor Mark Lemley teams up with the Richardson Oliver Group to provide some…
  • Dec 8

    Judging Ex Parte Case

    Judging Ex Parte Case
    My research inquiry – Have you read any great writing on the difference between the process of judging a contested case vs an uncontested (or ex parte) case?  [email me: dcrouch@patentlyo.com] In the contested situation, a…
Rank this Week: 127

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

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

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Dec 8

    Article Asks Whether Arbitrators are Human

    Article Asks Whether Arbitrators are Human
    This audience might be interested in reading an article that appeared in the December 2016 volume of the Journal of Empirical Studies entitled “Are Arbitrators Human?”  Authored by a Ph.D. candidate in human development…
  • Dec 2

    ABA DR Ombuds Law School Task Force

    ABA DR Ombuds Law School Task Force
    As we start to plan for next semester, here’s some great teaching tools about ombuds.  From colleague and FOB Natalie Fleury, here is the latest information from the ABA Ombuds Task Force to help us in teaching about the role…
  • Dec 1

    St. John’s Mangano Award Competition

    St. John’s Mangano Award Competition
    From FFOI Elayne Greenberg: Dear Friends and Colleagues, About the Mangano Award Given annually through the generosity of esteemed dispute resolution champion Hon. Guy J. Mangano, this $5000 Award honors scholars and practitioners whose…
Rank this Week: 872

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 59

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/
  • Dec 8

    Want Fries with that?

    Want Fries with that?
    Here is a question most law students probably never considered: Which is the better job? Being the manager of an In-N-Out or working as a lawyer? If you're inclined to pick the latter, it's understandable -- lawyers receive a solid...
  • Dec 5

    Whatever happened to Michael Bryant?

    Whatever happened to Michael Bryant?
    That's the title of a new article in Precedent magazine. Michael Bryant, you may recall, was Ontario's former Attorney General, whose career post-politics had nowhere to go but up, whose career trajectory came crashing down to earth when he…
  • Nov 30

    You Don’t Have to Be an ‘Originalist’ to Protect Free Trade

    You Don’t Have to Be an ‘Originalist’ to Protect Free Trade
    What will become of the New Brunswick court case that promised to “free the beer” along with other goods traded across provincial borders? Some will recall the April decision in R. v. Comeau, which New Brunswick is apparently now…
Rank this Week: 566

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Dec 8

    Volume 21 of The Legal Writing Journal is Live!

    Volume 21 of The Legal Writing Journal is Live!
    Just in time for a productive grading break, the most recent version of Legal Writing: The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute is live here! The journal includes three essays (plus introduction by Terrill Pollman, Assistant Editor in Chief…
  • Dec 7

    Hiring at the University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

    Hiring at the University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth
    The University of Massachusetts School of Law – Dartmouth invites applications from persons interested in teaching Legal Skills I and II, part of the law school’s core first-year required curriculum. Full-Time Lecturers may also apply to…
  • Dec 4

    Legal Writing Institute One Day Workshop

    Legal Writing Institute One Day Workshop
    There's still time to attend a Legal Writing Insitute One-Day Workshop this year. Here's the list of the remaining programs: Brooklyn Law School (Dec. 10th) Drake Law School (Dec. 8th) Lewis & Clark (Dec. 10th) Touro Law Center (Dec.…
Rank this Week: 456

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Dec 8

    The Enterprise Risk Management Plan

    The Enterprise Risk Management Plan
    Collecting and prioritizing risk data is only valuable if your organization has a way to transition this knowledge into action. Many companies struggle to go to the next step of making their Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) programs…
  • Dec 8

    Illinois Employer in Hot Water Once Again

    Illinois Employer in Hot Water Once Again
    For the second time in two years, federal safety inspectors found workers risking amputations and other serious injuries as they fed parts by hand into an unguarded mechanical press brake at an Illinois trailer manufacturing plant.  …
  • Dec 7

    Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 3

    Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 3
    Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 1 Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf – Part 2 Top 5 Take Away Points 2016 National Work Comp & Disability Conf…
Rank this Week: 549

My Shingle

My Shingle

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

http://myshingle.com/
  • Dec 8

    A Somber 14th Birthday for MyShingle

    A Somber 14th Birthday for MyShingle
    On December 9, 2016, I will celebrate 14 years of blogging at MyShingle. Or perhaps observe is the better word. Because these days, this blog brings me as much sadness as joy  as I grieve for my life and the world as they were back in…
  • Nov 23

    A Critical Thanksgiving for Solos and Small

    A Critical Thanksgiving for Solos and Small
    This Thanksgiving, for the first time in years, I am thankful to be a small firm lawyer.  On the cusp of a new administration where civil liberties may be eviscerated and private property rights may fall victim to private infrastructure…
  • Nov 16

    [Sponsored] Practice Management Software You Can Seamlessly Integrate Into Your Firm

    [Sponsored] Practice Management Software You Can Seamlessly Integrate Into Your Firm
    In the practice of law, time is money. Ask any lawyer what he or she looks for most in legal technology, and the answer will immediately be efficiency. Having everything you need in one place, without having to switch platforms, is not simply…
Rank this Week: 463

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

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

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
Rank this Week: 348

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
Rank this Week: 377

The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

Covers developments and trends in all areas of the law that impact brands, including the creation, promotion and protection of branded products and services. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thebrandprotectionblog.com
  • Dec 8

    Don’t be a Turkey! – Lessons learnt for trade mark owners as the Wild case conclude

    Don’t be a Turkey! – Lessons learnt for trade mark owners as the Wild case conclude
    A recent High Court of Australia (HCA) decision has marked the finale of the dispute between Lodestar Anstalt (Wild Geese Whiskey) and Campari America LLC (Wild Turkey Bourbon), with the HCA refusing to grant Wild Turkey Bourbon leave to…
  • Dec 7

    Denial of CDA immunity defense not immediately appealable

    Denial of CDA immunity defense not immediately appealable
    On November 1, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled that the Communications Decency Act (CDA) provides immunity from liability, not from suit, precluding interlocutory appellate jurisdiction under the collateral order…
  • Dec 6

    Package as “Advertising”

    Package as “Advertising”
    On October 17, 2016, a US federal trial court in the District of Columbia ruled that a competitor may pursue a Lanham Act claim for false advertising due to a container of black pepper. Watkins Inc. v. McCormick & Co., Inc., Case No.…
Rank this Week: 965

Our Family Wizard Blog

Our Family Wizard Blog

Focuses on ideas that could reduce conflict, improve communication, protect children and help move families forward.

http://www.ourfamilywizard.com/ofw/index.cfm/blog/
  • Dec 8

    Three Tips for Co Parenting Teens and Pre-Teen

    Three Tips for Co Parenting Teens and Pre-Teen
    Language English Three Tips for Co Parenting Teens and Pre-TeensThu, 12/08/2016 - 17:50 Raising teens and pre-teens is challenging in many ways. They often speak their minds, crave independence, and test their parents' patience. They also…
  • Dec 6

    Four Things That Divorcing Parents Should Know

    Four Things That Divorcing Parents Should Know
    Language English Four Things That Divorcing Parents Should KnowTue, 12/06/2016 - 17:43 Families face all sorts of challenges every day, but one of the most emotionally challenging events that can occur is if parents decide to end their…
  • Dec 1

    Co-Parenting Toddler

    Co-Parenting Toddler
    Language English Co-Parenting ToddlersThu, 12/01/2016 - 17:45 Raising toddlers can be both exciting and exhausting. Full of energy and emotion, these years are an important part of their development. They are constantly learning about how…
Rank this Week: 668