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Labor & Employment Law Blog

Labor & Employment Law Blog

Up-to-date information on labor and employment law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.laboremploymentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 713

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Financial Adviser Michael Jay Sharenow Subject to Multiple Client Dispute

    Financial Adviser Michael Jay Sharenow Subject to Multiple Client Dispute
    The investment fraud lawyers of Gana LLP are examining multiple customer disputes filed with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Michael Jay Sharenow (Sharenow). Sharenow’s FINRA BrokerCheck record shows…
  • Jun 27

    James Lynn Subject to Multiple Complaints Over REIT Investment Sale

    James Lynn Subject to Multiple Complaints Over REIT Investment Sale
    Broker James Lynn (Lynn) was recently terminated by his former employer Voya Financial Advisors, Inc. (Voya).  According BrokerCheck  Voya alleged that Lynn provided misleading information to the firm during a complaint…
  • Jun 27

    Gana LLP Files Complaint on Behalf of Dean Mustaphalli Investors (Update)

    Gana LLP Files Complaint on Behalf of Dean Mustaphalli Investors (Update)
    The law offices of Gana LLP have recently filed a complaint on behalf of nearly a dozen investors alleging that Dean Mustaphalli (Mustaphalli) engaged in securities fraud.  The claim was brought against brokerage firms Sterne Agee…
Rank this Week: 94

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Jun 27

    Murder Investigation Opened Regarding Disappearance of Crew Member from MSC Musica

    Murder Investigation Opened Regarding Disappearance of Crew Member from MSC Musica
    A week ago, we reported on the disappearance of a crew member from the MSC Musica on June 18, 2017 after the cruise ship left the port of Venice heading to Brindisi, Italy.  The crew member is from Brazil, named Simone Souza…
  • Jun 20

    Police in Belize Arrest Three NCL Crew Members for Smuggling Cocaine

    Police in Belize Arrest Three NCL Crew Members for Smuggling Cocaine
    7 News Belize reports that three NCL crew members were arrested in Belize for possession of two kilos of cocaine which was picked up in Roatan and taken on an unidentified NCL cruise ship to the private destination of Harvest Caye, apparently…
  • Jun 18

    Brazilian Crew Member Missing From MSC Musica

    Brazilian Crew Member Missing From MSC Musica
    A crew member disappeared from the MSC Musica last night according to crew members on the MSC cruise ship and Italian newspapers. Several crew members reported that a Brazilian woman failed to appear for work earlier today.  The Musica…
Rank this Week: 147

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Let's Find Out the Truth: Some FOIA Requests to the FBI

    Let's Find Out the Truth: Some FOIA Requests to the FBI
    When President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, the White House quickly stepped up to slime Comey. Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced that "The President, over the last several months, lost confidence in Director…
  • Jun 27

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    In a statement released late last night, the White House announced  that the Syrian government appeared to be preparing to use chemical weapons and warned that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad would “pay a heavy price” if…
  • Jun 27

    The Scope of the Supreme Court’s Decision in IRAP v. Trump

    The Scope of the Supreme Court’s Decision in IRAP v. Trump
    On Saturday, I sketched out six possible outcomes of the Supreme Court’s review of the travel ban cases. The Justices chose door number seven. In an unsigned, per curiam opinion, the Court granted certiorari in both IRAP v. Trump (4th…
Rank this Week: 109

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Fort Worth Injury Attorney Blog

Features accident news, traffic laws, and personal injury verdicts and settlements. By William K. Berenson.

http://www.fortworthinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Terrifying Road Rage Shootings Continue in Dallas Fort Worth

    Terrifying Road Rage Shootings Continue in Dallas Fort Worth
    One Man Killed, Two Women Shot Sunday  A young man, 19-year-old Dylan Spaid, and his girlfriend were driving home on I-20 near Matlock Road on Sunday afternoon when an altercation occurred with another driver. Witnesses said that the car…
  • Jun 22

    Will Our New Anti-Texting Law Increase Car Wrecks?

    Will Our New Anti-Texting Law Increase Car Wrecks?
    Texas finally became the 47th state to pass a ban on texting while driving two weeks ago. But for many of us, stringent restrictions on texting have been in place for years. 102 cities got tired waiting for state lawmakers to get on…
  • Jun 20

    WTH? These Crashes Cause Injuries; Good Recoveries Obtained

    WTH? These Crashes Cause Injuries; Good Recoveries Obtained
    Two 14-year-old twins were passengers being driven to school last year when their van was rear-ended by a pick up truck. The van was propelled through the walls of the Los Zarapes restaurant on the North Side of Fort Worth. Thankfully no one…
Rank this Week: 881

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Trumpcare: Everything That Is Despicable About The GOP In One Bill

    Trumpcare: Everything That Is Despicable About The GOP In One Bill
    This is the final, febrile end-stage of the prion disease that has afflicted the Republican Party since Ronald Reagan first fed it the monkeybrains in 1981. -- Charles PierceThe Senate's health care bill, cobbled together in secrecy by a few…
  • Jun 23

    Post-Mortem: Special Election Edition

    Post-Mortem: Special Election Edition
    Yes, the Democrats just lost two special elections for House seats -- in Georgia and South Carolina.  Together with earlier losses in Montana and Kansas, the Dems are 0-4.  (Actually, the Democrats did win a…
  • Jun 16

    No Lifetime Appointments While There Remains A Cancer On The Presidency

    No Lifetime Appointments While There Remains A Cancer On The Presidency
    As we brace for the next revelation to contribute to Trump's "downward spiral," as Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn) put it, let's not lose sight of the unmitigated and long-lasting damage the malevolent orange shit-gibbon…
Rank this Week: 362

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Jun 27

    Cruise Passenger Trip and Fall Accident Case Can Proceed to Trial

    Cruise Passenger Trip and Fall Accident Case Can Proceed to Trial
    The Southern District of Florida has ruled that a cruise passenger trip and fall accident case can proceed to trial over a motion filed by Celebrity Cruises to dismiss the case.  In this case, a passenger aboard the Celebrity Summit was…
  • Jun 13

    FBI Investigating Disappearance At Sea Of Florida Woman

    FBI Investigating Disappearance At Sea Of Florida Woman
    The FBI and U.S. Coast Guard are investigating the disappearance of a 41-year-old Florida woman 100 km off Key West. Isabella Hellman and her husband, Lewis Bennett, married in February and departed on a Caribbean vacation on their 37-foot…
  • Jun 5

    19-Year-Old Killed In Boating Accident In Indian River Lagoon

    19-Year-Old Killed In Boating Accident In Indian River Lagoon
    Chance Rivero, a 19-year-old Vero Beach resident was killed Saturday night when the boat he was a passenger of hit a channel marker, ejecting him from it and into the water.  Per the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation the boat,…
Rank this Week: 533

Center for Democracy & Technology…

Center for Democracy & Technology Blog

Cover privacy, digital copyright, security and open government.

https://cdt.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 485

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: 998

Investment Fraud Information

Investment Fraud Information

By Andrew Stoltmann.

http://www.investmentfraudtimes.com/securities-fraud-attorneys/
  • Jun 27

    How To Sue Cetera Advisor Networks On A Contingency Fee Basi

    How To Sue Cetera Advisor Networks On A Contingency Fee Basi
    Recently, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) sanctioned and fined Cetera Advisor Networks. The firm is based in El Segundo, California. FINRA alleged that it “disadvantaged certain retirement plan and charitable…
  • Jun 27

    SEC Subpoenas AmeraTex Energy Inc., Lewis Oil Inc., and Thomas Lewi

    SEC Subpoenas AmeraTex Energy Inc., Lewis Oil Inc., and Thomas Lewi
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently filed a subpoena enforcement action compelling the production of documents by AmeraTex Energy Inc., Lewis Oil, Inc. and Thomas A. Lewis. This is in connection to the commission’s…
  • Jun 27

    Contact Us If You Have Oil and Gas Investment Losses With Tom Parks and Ameriprise

    Contact Us If You Have Oil and Gas Investment Losses With Tom Parks and Ameriprise
    The attorneys of Stoltmann Law Offices are interested in speaking to those investors who may have suffered losses with Tom Parks, a former advisor with Ameriprise Financial. Parks was accused of making unsuitable investments in oil and gas,…
Rank this Week: 155

Frederic Borel

Frederic Borel

Summarizes and translates decisions of the US Supreme Court (and occasionally the California Supreme Court) which may be of interest to Swiss legal professionals.

http://fredericborel.blogspot.ch/
  • Jun 27

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of Cal., San Francisco Cty., Docket 16-466

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of Cal., San Francisco Cty., Docket 16-466
    Jurisdiction (personal): Standing: Class action: Res judicata: The Court held that the defendant had standing to argue that the Kansas court had improperly exercised personal jurisdiction over the claims of the out-of-state class members…
  • Jun 27

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of Cal., San Francisco Cty., Docket 16-466

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of Cal., San Francisco Cty., Docket 16-466
    Specific Jurisdiction: Due Process Clause: Fourteenth Amendment: Fifth Amendment: Federalism:Reverses and remands 1Cal. 5th 783, 377 P. 3d 874 (S221038, August 29, 2016, Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court of San Francisco…
  • Jun 27

    Henson v. Santander Consumer USA Inc., Docket 16-349

    Henson v. Santander Consumer USA Inc., Docket 16-349
    Debt collection:The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: who exactly qualifies as a “debt collector” subject to the Act’s rigors?1 ) someone hired by a creditor to collect an outstanding debt.2 ) But what if you purchase a…
Rank this Week: 13

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Jun 27

    Certiorari Granted in Cyan

    Certiorari Granted in Cyan
    The Supreme Court has greated certiorari in Cyan Inc. v. Beaver County Employees Retirement Fund. At issue in the case is whether the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act prohibits a state court from exercising jurisdiction over…
  • Jun 27

    Remarks of NASAA President Mike Rothman at NASAA’s 2017 Cybersecurity Roundtable

    Remarks of NASAA President Mike Rothman at NASAA’s 2017 Cybersecurity Roundtable
    The remarks are available here.
  • Jun 27

    California Public Employees’ Retirement System v. ANZ Securities, Inc.

    California Public Employees’ Retirement System v. ANZ Securities, Inc.
    In California Public Employees’ Retirement System v. ANZ Securities, Inc., the Supreme Court of the United States has held that the three year limitation period applicable to Securities Act Section 11 claims cannot be extended or tolled…
Rank this Week: 650

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.reyeslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 27

    Fidget Spinner Dangers Exposed by Mother

    Fidget Spinner Dangers Exposed by Mother
    In both Texas and Oregon, children have been rushed to the hospital after choking on fidget spinner pieces. Fidget spinners are made of small pieces and prongs with a circular pad in the middle. Users hold these gadgets by this middle circle…
  • Jun 26

    “My Case Was Settled… Our Bills Were Paid.”

    “My Case Was Settled… Our Bills Were Paid.”
    Maritza of Dallas, Texas, shares her Reyes Browne Reilley experience and level of satisfaction with our staff and customer service while helping her recover from damages stemming from a car wreck in Dallas. “My name is Marissa, and I am…
  • Jun 23

    “I was on 75 coming from Plano Parkway, and I got rear-ended from the back”

    “I was on 75 coming from Plano Parkway, and I got rear-ended from the back”
    LaQuana of Dallas, Texas, shares her Reyes Browne Reilley experience and level of satisfaction with our staff and customer service while helping her recover from damages stemming from a car wreck in Dallas. “Okay. Well, I was coming…
Rank this Week: 784

Antitrust and Competition…

Antitrust and Competition Newsletter

By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/antitrust/
  • Jun 27

    U.S. Supreme Court Limits Jurisdictions Where Non-U.S. Businesses May Be Sued

    U.S. Supreme Court Limits Jurisdictions Where Non-U.S. Businesses May Be Sued
    On June 19, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California,[1] a multi-plaintiff State product liability case in which the Court rejected a loose standard for personal jurisdiction for…
  • Jun 22

    Janssen Cilag S.A.S v. France: Approval of Broad and Indiscriminate Seizures by the European Court of Human Right

    Janssen Cilag S.A.S v. France: Approval of Broad and Indiscriminate Seizures by the European Court of Human Right
    On April 13, 2017 in Janssen Cilag S.A.S v. France,[1] the European Court of Human Rights (the “Court”) confirmed the validity of search and seizure operations carried out by the French Competition Authority at Janssen…
  • Jun 12

    FTC Sues Louisiana Appraisers for Price Fixing

    FTC Sues Louisiana Appraisers for Price Fixing
    On May 31, 2017, the FTC filed an administrative complaint alleging that the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board (“Board”), a state agency controlled by real estate appraisers, violated Section 5 of the FTC Act by fixing real…
Rank this Week: 979

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Jun 27

    IRS Crime Chief Stepping Down

    IRS Crime Chief Stepping Down
    After serving for more than five years, the head of the Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CI), Chief Richard Weber, is stepping down. Weber announced his departure this month, saying, "It's time." He…
  • Jun 26

    IRS Private Debt Collectors Accused Of Pressuring Taxpayers, Breaking The Law

    IRS Private Debt Collectors Accused Of Pressuring Taxpayers, Breaking The Law
    In response to complaints about how private debt collectors are handling taxpayer accounts, four Senators have sent a letter Pioneer Credit Recovery, one of the companies which has a debt collection contract with the Internal Revenue Service…
  • Jun 25

    Millennials Most Likely To Fall Victim To Tax & Financial Scam

    Millennials Most Likely To Fall Victim To Tax & Financial Scam
    A survey suggests that millennials are more likely to fall for financial scams, including tax scams, than older generations.
Rank this Week: 397

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 479

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jun 27

    Supreme Court to rule in New Jersey sports betting case

    Supreme Court to rule in New Jersey sports betting case
    The US Supreme Court [official website] granted certiorari [order list, PDF] in six cases Tuesday. In the consolidated cases of Christie v. NCAA and National Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association v. NCAA [SCOTUSblog materials], the court…
  • Jun 27

    Supreme Court remands, orders reargument in several case

    Supreme Court remands, orders reargument in several case
    The US Supreme Court [official website] closed its 2016 term Monday with orders [order list, PDF] in several pending cases. The court ordered reargument in Jennings v. Rodrigues [SCOTUSblog Materials], in which the court must determine three…
  • Jun 27

    China dissident Liu Xiaobo released from prison after cancer diagnosi

    China dissident Liu Xiaobo released from prison after cancer diagnosi
    [JURIST] Human Rights Nobel Peace Prize winner [Nobel Prize profile] Liu Xiaobo [NYT profile, JURIST news archive] was released on medical parole as he was diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, Liu’s lawyer [NYT report] and prison…
Rank this Week: 17

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

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

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 351

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 378

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jun 27

    Hoffman:Law Schools Should Spend Less Time Perseverating On Our Decline And More Time Trumpeting What We Do Well

    Hoffman:Law Schools Should Spend Less Time Perseverating On Our Decline And More Time Trumpeting What We Do Well
    In response to my post yesterday on Declining Law School Applications And Entering Credentials: Responding With Pivot Pedagogy, Dave Hoffman (Pennsylvania) tweeted: Here is part of Dave's great 2014 post: [L]aw schools (and congregations)…
  • Jun 27

    Oxford 11th Annual Academic Tax Symposium

    Oxford 11th Annual Academic Tax Symposium
    The 11th Annual Academic Tax Symposium continues today at the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation with these presentations by U.S. Tax Profs: Rosanne Altshuler (Rutgers), Shifting the Burden of Taxation from the Corporate to the…
  • Jun 27

    Desai:The Wisdom of Finance — Discovering Humanity In The World of Risk And Return

    Desai:The Wisdom of Finance — Discovering Humanity In The World of Risk And Return
    Mihir A. Desai (Harvard), The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return (2017): This book is not about the latest study that will help you make money in the stock market or that will nudge you into saving more.…
Rank this Week: 126

Employment Class Action Blog

Employment Class Action Blog

Covers employment class action cases affecting employers. By Baker Hostetler.

http://www.employmentclassactionreport.com/
  • Jun 27

    D.C. Court Dismisses Class Action Breach of Contract Case Based on Policy Manual

    D.C. Court Dismisses Class Action Breach of Contract Case Based on Policy Manual
    Supervisory employees’ claims derailed by merits It’s unusual to see an employment class action based on breach of contract by nonunionized employees. A recent case from the District of Columbia involving the Washington…
  • Jun 26

    Judges Refuse Certification of Off-the-clock Wage and Hour Case

    Judges Refuse Certification of Off-the-clock Wage and Hour Case
    Employees at O’Hare Encounter Delays of a Different Kind The Northern District of Illinois has now either decertified or refused to certify two “off the clock” cases involving hourly workers at O’Hare Airport. Neither…
  • Jun 20

    DOJ Changes Position in a Class Waiver Case Pending Before the Supreme Court

    DOJ Changes Position in a Class Waiver Case Pending Before the Supreme Court
    Last Friday, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), in a rare move, changed its position in a class waiver case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court. On Jan. 13, 2017, the Court granted certiorari in three consolidated cases to resolve…
Rank this Week: 526

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Discusses news, tips, and information related to Missouri auto accidents. By Christopher Hoffmann.

http://www.hoffmannpersonalinjury.com/category/car-accident/
  • Jun 27

    Accident Reconstruction in Car Accident Lawsuits – St. Louis Lawyer

    Accident Reconstruction in Car Accident Lawsuits – St. Louis Lawyer
    Accident reconstruction can be used to help determine fault in a car accident. It is not uncommon for insurance companies to dispute car accident claims. There are car accident victims who truly believe they are in the right – that the…
  • Jun 26

    Spinal Fracture in an Automobile Accident – St. Louis Attorney

    Spinal Fracture in an Automobile Accident – St. Louis Attorney
    According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons car crashes are one of the most common causes of spinal fractures. Accidents are common on our highways, but that doesn’t make them any less traumatic. Physical and emotional…
  • Jun 25

    Repair Cost of Safety Technology After a Car Crash – St. Louis Lawyer

    Repair Cost of Safety Technology After a Car Crash – St. Louis Lawyer
    When modern safety features are damaged in an auto accident, the repair costs are often substantial. There’s no denying that safety features in vehicles save many lives on the road. With every new generation of cars that is released,…
Rank this Week: 446

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Child Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers child abuse, neglect and injuries. By the Child Injury Lawyer Network.

http://www.childinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 752

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Motorcycle Accidents in Miami

    Motorcycle Accidents in Miami
    Recent Miami Motorcycle Accidents When you are injured in a motorcycle accident in the Miami area, you need an accident lawyer who has experience. The motorcycle accident lawyers at Gerson & Schwartz serve clients with serious and…
  • Jun 19

    Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Caps on Medical Malpractice Damage

    Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Caps on Medical Malpractice Damage
    For over a decade, Florida patients who were injured by a doctor’s negligence or malpractice have been limited in the amount they could recover in compensation. In medical malpractice lawsuits, injured patients could only recover…
  • Jun 11

    Protecting Your Rights after a Miami Car Accident

    Protecting Your Rights after a Miami Car Accident
    At Gerson & Schwartz, P.A., we are committed to representing the rights of people who have been hurt in motor vehicle crashes. Our Miami car accident lawyers will review your case for free and do not collect any legal fees unless we…
Rank this Week: 473

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jun 27

    Miller and Apprendi

    Miller and Apprendi
    As noted by Doug Berman at SL&P, yesterday the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided the case of Pennsylvania v. Batts, No. 45 MAP 2016 (Pa. June 26, 2017). The court held that under the precepts of Miller v. Alabama and the...
  • Jun 27

    SCOTUS Justice Circuit Assignment

    SCOTUS Justice Circuit Assignment
    The U.S. Supreme Court issued a new allotment order, assigning Justices to the various circuits.  The Circuit Justice generally rules on extension requests.  Stay requests are also addressed to the Circuit Justice, though these are…
  • Jun 27

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Federal Court Overturns Death Sentence:  A divided panel of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned the death sentence of an Oklahoma man who murdered his girlfriend's husband sixteen years ago.  Sarah Stewart of NBC News4…
Rank this Week: 139

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Law In Popular Belief: A New Book From Manchester University Press @ManchesterUP

    Law In Popular Belief: A New Book From Manchester University Press @ManchesterUP
    New from Manchester University Press:Law in Popular Belief (Anthony Amatrudo and Regina Rauxloh, eds., 2017).From the publisher's website:In recent years there has been a significant growth in interest of the so-called "law in context"…
  • Jun 27

    Are These the Principles We're Looking For? Watching "Star Wars" and Thinking About International Relation

    Are These the Principles We're Looking For? Watching "Star Wars" and Thinking About International Relation
    Roy Lee discusses international law, policy, and human rights lessons we can draw from Star Wars, here, in a column for Jurist. Mr. Lee is Legislative Counsel, Law Officers of the Crown, Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK.Selected readings about…
  • Jun 27

    Domingo on the Law of Property in Ancient Rome @EmoryLaw

    Domingo on the Law of Property in Ancient Rome @EmoryLaw
    Rafael Domingo, Emory University School of Law; University of Navarra, has published The Law of Property in Ancient Roman Law. Here is the abstract. This paper addresses the Roman law of ownership and the rights that modified it, including,…
Rank this Week: 159

General Counselor

General Counselor

Provides employment and labor law news and commentary. By Arnstein & Lehr LLP.

http://general-counselor.com
  • Jun 27

    Employer and Labor Law Posting Requirement

    Employer and Labor Law Posting Requirement
    Employment laws require employers to post state, federal and locally mandated posters where visible to employees that inform them of their employment law rights. The post Employer and Labor Law Posting Requirements appeared first on General…
  • Jun 6

    New Illinois Sick Leave Laws Compliance Seminar

    New Illinois Sick Leave Laws Compliance Seminar
    “Back to Basics” Employment Law Series Properly Complying with New Illinois Sick Leave Laws Three recently enacted laws expanding sick leave benefits within the state of Illinois will soon impact employers with operations in…
  • May 22

    Cook County Sick Leave Poster and Draft Regulations Are Available

    Cook County Sick Leave Poster and Draft Regulations Are Available
    In anticipation of the upcoming effective date (July 1, 2017) of the Cook County “Earned Sick Leave” Ordinance, the Cook Commission on Human Rights recently published the mandatory poster required to be posted by all employers…
Rank this Week: 674

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Hardie v. NCCA (9th Cir. - June 27, 2017)

    Hardie v. NCCA (9th Cir. - June 27, 2017)
    There's hard core and then there's hard core.The majority -- Judges Tallman and Friedland -- hold that the NCAA is allowed to categorically bar felons from coaching at NCAA-certified youth athletic tournaments even if that rule has a…
  • Jun 26

    Miranda v. Selig (9th Cir. - June 26, 2017)

    Miranda v. Selig (9th Cir. - June 26, 2017)
    Sometimes you file appeals (or even entire lawsuits) knowing full well that they're going to lose, but hoping -- sometimes without hope -- that the United States Supreme Court will eventually step in.Almost always, you're totally right that…
  • Jun 22

    Arias v. Raimondo (9th Cir. - June 22, 2017)

    Arias v. Raimondo (9th Cir. - June 22, 2017)
    If you're an attorney representing a defendant in an employment-related case, sometimes you find out -- and have good reason to find out -- that the plaintiff employee is an undocumented alien and hence not allowed to work, or remain, in the…
Rank this Week: 432

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 86

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

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

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

    Seeking a CEO: $3 Billion California Stem Cell Agency Faces Critical Leadership Challenge

    Seeking a CEO: $3 Billion California Stem Cell Agency Faces Critical Leadership Challenge
    California's 12-year-old stem cell research effort is expected to give away tens of millions of dollars in public this week, but its most important matters -- issues that deal with its survival and future -- likely will be discussed behind…
  • Jun 15

    Guest Posting: "Stem Cell Options Should be on the Table"

    Guest Posting: "Stem Cell Options Should be on the Table"
    (Editor's note: The following is a guest posting from Joseph Rodota and Bernard Munos, both of whom have been active in California policy matters for some time. More biographical information can be found at the end of the item. The California…
  • Jun 13

    California Stem Cell Agency Reports 'Streak of Good News' on Asterias Spinal Therapy

    California Stem Cell Agency Reports 'Streak of Good News' on Asterias Spinal Therapy
    Asterias videoCalifornia's $3 billion stem cell program today reported ongoing rosy results in a clinical trial involving a therapy for severe spinal cord injury.The treatment is being developed Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc., of Fremont,…
Rank this Week: 215

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Jun 27

    Juvenile delinquency opinion, two tax opinions filing Thursday

    Juvenile delinquency opinion, two tax opinions filing Thursday
    The Supreme Court today announced — a day earlier than usual — that it will file on Thursday morning its opinions in K.R. v. Superior Court, Jacks v. City of Santa Barbara, and 926 North Ardmore Avenue, LLC v. County of Los…
  • Jun 26

    Summary of June 21, 2017 conference report for civil case

    Summary of June 21, 2017 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on June 21, 2017. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been granted, (2)…
  • Jun 26

    Non-employee physician at public hospital can be charged with criminal self-dealing

    Non-employee physician at public hospital can be charged with criminal self-dealing
    In People v. Superior Court (Sahlolbei), the Supreme Court today allows the Riverside County DA to proceed with the prosecution of a surgeon for allegedly pressuring a public hospital to hire another physician whose contract would benefit the…
Rank this Week: 549

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 181

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    MMO takes the offensive

    MMO takes the offensive
    Sometimes I feel very coddled: I practice in southwest Ohio, and rarely hear about shenanigans in the exact opposite corner of the state, which also happens to be the home turf of Medical Mutual of Ohio. They keep me in the loop regarding…
  • Jun 27

    More ACA Anecdata

    More ACA Anecdata
    Another wonderful renewal case study. As we've reported over the years, we have a number of grandmothered plans ("If you like your plan, you can keep it.")("But make no changes"). Ralph and Laura (and their son) have a Medical Mutual…
  • Jun 26

    The More You Know: Flooding the zone

    The More You Know: Flooding the zone
    This, courtesy of PCI:[click to embiggen][Hat Tip: LexisNexis]Original content copyright © InsureBlog
Rank this Week: 243

El Juego de la Suprema Corte

El Juego de la Suprema Corte

Blog de la revista Nexos en linea

http://eljuegodelacorte.nexos.com.mx/
Rank this Week: 543

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Jun 27

    Canada Day, July 1. Sesquicentennial of Confederation.

    Canada Day, July 1. Sesquicentennial of Confederation.
      Saturday is the 150th anniversary of the organization of the Dominion of Canada. Confederation was a product of the work of the Charlottetown and Quebec Conferences of 1864, the London Conference of 1866, and the passage of the British…
  • Jun 26

    A Guide to Researching EU Law

    A Guide to Researching EU Law
    The following is a guest post by Micaela DelMonte, a lawyer from the European Parliamentary Research Service who volunteered at the Law Library of Congress during May 2017. News about Brexit and the so-called Article 50 procedure have…
  • Jun 23

    Shylock Mock Appeal – Pic of the Week

    Shylock Mock Appeal – Pic of the Week
                                The Law Library staged a mock appeal for the Shakespearean character, Shylock, from the play, The Merchant of Venice.  A full re-cap of the…
Rank this Week: 296

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Stitt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Stitt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Tennessee aggravated burglary is NOT a crime of violence. Details to be posted by whichever colleague whose thunder I just stole. I'm just really excited.Opinion here
  • Jun 16

    Sixth Circuit Recognizes Child Abuse Exception to Marital Communications Privilege

    Sixth Circuit Recognizes Child Abuse Exception to Marital Communications Privilege
    The marital communications privilege allows a defendant-spouse to preclude testimony by his or her spouse regarding confidential marital communications. The privilege has exceptions, of course, as do all privileges, and the Sixth Circuit…
  • Jun 6

    Certiorari granted in Sixth Circuit case involving seizure of cell phone location records.

    Certiorari granted in Sixth Circuit case involving seizure of cell phone location records.
    As noted in a previous post, the Sixth Circuit recently held in United States v. Riley that tracking a fugitive’s real-time GPS location through his cell phone was not a Fourth Amendment search. The Supreme Court has now taken up a…
Rank this Week: 836

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: 205

My Shingle

My Shingle

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

http://myshingle.com/
  • Jun 27

    Marketing By the Numbers, Part 2

    Marketing By the Numbers, Part 2
    Marketing by the Numbers, Part 2 About seven years ago, I created a 13-minute video entitled Marketing By the Numbers, where I showed, through the power of data, the rationale behind many recommended marketing practices. Although the stats…
  • Jun 27

    Why Regulators’ Ban on Avvo Hurts Not Only Consumers But Solo Lawyer

    Why Regulators’ Ban on Avvo Hurts Not Only Consumers But Solo Lawyer
    A few years back, my mischievous little bichon shitzu, Sadie managed to hop up on to the kitchen table, knock a rotisserie chicken off the table and along with her “sister” – our 90-pound Old English Sheepdog – polish…
  • Jun 22

    Making Sure Your Law Firm Goes Down in History

    Making Sure Your Law Firm Goes Down in History
    Some law firms make history, others write their own history.  At least, that’s what I gathered from this Humphrey Keenlyside’s article  in Bloomberg, discussing the apparent tradition of large law firms producing an…
Rank this Week: 809

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Jun 27

    Common Jet Ski Injurie

    Common Jet Ski Injurie
    The weather is heating up, which means that lakes and rivers are seeing more jet skis. jet skis provide fun family entertainment, but they can also be dangerous. Before hitting the water, it’s important to be aware of common jet ski…
  • Jun 23

    Staying Safe at the Chicago Pride Parade

    Staying Safe at the Chicago Pride Parade
    Summer is an excellent time for outdoor events, and parades are no exception. Every year, Chicago hosts the Chicago Pride Parade. This event focuses on equality for everyone, regardless of sexual orientation or gender. This year, the parade…
  • Jun 20

    Staying Safe at the Chicago Ale Fest

    Staying Safe at the Chicago Ale Fest
    Beer lovers unite! The Chicago Ale Fest is just around the corner. On June 23 and 24, Butler Field will be home to more than 200 craft beers, food trucks, and live music. While you may be preparing for a day or two of fun,... The post Staying…
Rank this Week: 920

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Federal Tort Claims Act, Injuries to Minors and Children, Land Owner Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Products Liability, and Toxic Torts. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215
    The Center for Justice and Democracy at New York Law School shared a strongly worded letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaking out against H.R. 1215. The letter, written on behalf of 80 major…
  • Jun 26

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW
    After a couple of false starts, H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act is going to the House floor this week.  This massive medical malpractice bill also applies to nursing home and drug and device cases.  The bill caps…
  • Jun 1

    America’s Long History of Unsafe and Deadly Drugs and Devices Sold to Women

    America’s Long History of Unsafe and Deadly Drugs and Devices Sold to Women
    Last year, Johnson & Johnson made constant headlines over their talc powder, sold for over 100 years and used by millions of women to keep undergarments and their body fresh and dry. When it was revealed that Johnson & Johnson…
Rank this Week: 131

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Jun 27

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215
    The Center for Justice and Democracy at New York Law School shared a strongly worded letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaking out against H.R. 1215. The letter, written on behalf of 80 major…
  • Jun 26

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Major Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Major Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW
    After a couple of false starts, H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act is going to the House floor this week.  This massive medical malpractice bill also applies to nursing home and drug and device cases.  The bill caps…
  • Jun 26

    Nursing Home Employees Using Social Media to Share Cruel Resident Videos and Photo

    Nursing Home Employees Using Social Media to Share Cruel Resident Videos and Photo
    The Des Moines Register recently co-published a report with ProPublica, a public interest group, about the uptick in reports of nursing home employees using social media as a way to share demeaning photos and videos of residents. After…
Rank this Week: 85

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
Rank this Week: 658

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Jun 27

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215

    80 Organizations Send Letter to Congress to Oppose H.R. 1215
    The Center for Justice and Democracy at New York Law School shared a strongly worded letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaking out against H.R. 1215. The letter, written on behalf of 80 major…
  • Jun 26

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW

    You Are on the Verge of Losing Legal Rights – PLEASE ACT NOW
    After a couple of false starts, H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act is going to the House floor this week.  This massive medical malpractice bill also applies to nursing home and drug and device cases.  The bill caps…
  • Jun 21

    House Will Vote Soon on Protecting Access to Care Act

    House Will Vote Soon on Protecting Access to Care Act
    We’re in the final stretch of awaiting a House vote on H.R. 1215, otherwise known as the Protecting Access to Care Act. It is believed that a vote could happen at any time, leaving little time to waste in…
Rank this Week: 138

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Jun 27

    Blog Post: Pruitt Unsure If EPA Has 'Tools In The Toolbox' For CO2 Reg

    Blog Post: Pruitt Unsure If EPA Has 'Tools In The Toolbox' For CO2 Reg
    A Tuesday Senate hearing about the White House’s proposed 30 percent funding cut for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency turned into an inquiry of Administrator Scott Pruitt’s views on climate change, with the cabinet…
  • Jun 27

    Blog Post: Republican AGs Back Exxon In Climate Probe Fight

    Blog Post: Republican AGs Back Exxon In Climate Probe Fight
    Twelve Republican state attorneys general have urged a New York federal judge to keep alive ExxonMobil's suit challenging climate change probes launched by two of their Democratic counterparts, accusing the pair of unconstitutionally abusing…
  • Jun 27

    Blog Post: Calif. Cap-And-Trade Fight Still A Live Issue, Foes Say

    Blog Post: Calif. Cap-And-Trade Fight Still A Live Issue, Foes Say
    California air regulators can't downplay the potentially sweeping changes to state tax law unleashed by an appellate court's endorsement of the state's greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program and the auction of emissions allowances underpinning…
Rank this Week: 202

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • Jun 27

    Can You Collect Employment Insurance (EI) if Fired?

    Can You Collect Employment Insurance (EI) if Fired?
    The general rule for Employment Insurance eligibility is having lost employment for no fault of your own. If an employee is fired, there may be a chance that EI eligibility has been forfeited. When an employer dismisses an employee for…
  • Jun 20

    Employment Contract – What to Include and Why

    Employment Contract – What to Include and Why
    A written employment contract is essential for employers and employees to minimize future disputes and the risk of costly litigation.  If properly drafted, an employment contract will clearly out the respective rights, obligations and…
  • Jun 20

    Can A Manager be Disciplined for After-Hours Conduct of Sexual Harassment?

    Can A Manager be Disciplined for After-Hours Conduct of Sexual Harassment?
    It may be commonly perceived that unacceptable conduct in relation the workplace only extends as far as the physical workplace or workplace events. Although questionable in certain circumstances, when the misconduct involves sexual harassment…
Rank this Week: 417