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Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 1

    Eight Temptations to Overspend

    Eight Temptations to Overspend
    Otherwise effective estate and financial planning can be sabotaged by overspending habits. Here are eight tempting situations and triggers to stray from the budget to be aware of if financial plans are budget contingent: Thinking something is…
  • Sep 1

    Benefits of Giving Appreciated Stock

    Benefits of Giving Appreciated Stock
    As the stock market has reached historic highs, fundraisers should be talking to their donors about making a new gift or fulfilling a pledge with appreciated stock.Donor-advised funds, which allow people to set up charitable accounts and help…
  • Sep 1

    Article on Marital Trust

    Article on Marital Trust
    Jay A. Soled (Rutgers University), Dena Wolf (Independent) and Nathan Arnell (Independent) published an article entitled, Funding Marital Trusts: Mistakes and Their Consequences, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Journal, Vol. 31. No. 88,…
Rank this Week: 21

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

Covers legal and ethical issues for Canadian charities. By Mark Blumberg.

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 282

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    New Issue: Global Responsibility to Protect

    New Issue: Global Responsibility to Protect
    The latest issue of Global Responsibility to Protect (Vol. 6, no. 3, 2014) is out. Here's the abstract:Theresa Reinold, The ‘Responsibility Not to Veto’, Secondary Rules, and the Rule of Law Vassilis Pergantis, Strange Bedfellows…
  • Sep 1

    New Issue: Transnational Legal Theory

    New Issue: Transnational Legal Theory
    The latest issue of Transnational Legal Theory (Vol. 5, no. 2, 2014) is out. Contents include:Maksymilian Del Mar, Legality as Relative Institutionalisation: MacCormick's Diffusionism and Transnational Legal Theory Anthony Robert…
  • Sep 1

    New Volume: Irish Yearbook of International Law

    New Volume: Irish Yearbook of International Law
    The latest volume of the Irish Yearbook of International Law (Volume 7, 2012) is out. Contents include:ArticlesAnthony Carty & Zhang Xiaoshi, Unequal to Equal Treaty: From the Anglo-Irish Treaty 1921 to the Belfast Agreement (Good…
Rank this Week: 60

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    NYU Legal History Colloquium: Fall 2014 Lineup

    NYU Legal History Colloquium: Fall 2014 Lineup
    New York University School of Law has posted the fall lineup for its Legal History Colloquium:September 8Wars and State-Making Reconsidered: The Rise of the Interventionist State Steven Pincus, Bradford Durfee Professor of History, Yale…
  • Aug 31

    Klerman on the Economics of Legal History

    Klerman on the Economics of Legal History
    Daniel M. Klerman, USC Gould School of Law, has posted Economics of Legal History, which is forthcoming in the Oxford Handbook of Law & Economics, ed. Francesco Parisi.  Here is the abstract:This essay surveys economic analyses of…
  • Aug 31

    Sunday Book Roundup

    Sunday Book Roundup
    H-Net has posted several new reviews this week, one of which is of Edgar J. McManus and Tara Helfman's Liberty and Union: A Constitutional History of the United States (Taylor and Francis)."In their new concise edition of…
Rank this Week: 61

Missouri Divorce and Family Law…

Missouri Divorce and Family Law Blog

Covers alimony/maintenance, bankruptcy, child support, custody and visitation, divorce, paternity, property division and taxes. By Mark Wortman.

http://familylaw.mwortmanlaw.com/
  • Sep 1

    Every child is entitled to a permanent and stable home

    Every child is entitled to a permanent and stable home
    Recent case: Termination of parental rights for failure to rectify When children are taken into protective care by the children’s division, the goal is to reunite the children and the parent(s).  However, parental rights can…
  • Aug 17

    Court must account for all property in Missouri divorce

    Court must account for all property in Missouri divorce
    Recent case:  Party to Missouri divorce cannot appeal until all claims addressed Wife appeals the circuit court’s judgment dissolving her marriage to Husband. Wife contends that the court erred in failing the distribute a marital…
  • Jun 27

    Missouri Attorney General issues statement on same-sex marriage

    Missouri Attorney General issues statement on same-sex marriage
    Jefferson City, Mo. – Attorney General Chris Koster today issued the following statement related to the St. Louis Recorder of Deeds issuing marriage licenses to several same-sex couples: “While I personally support the goal of…
Rank this Week: 939

Brain Injury News and Information…

Brain Injury News and Information Blog

Covers brain injury, head injury, concussion, coma, traumatic epilepsy and other brain trauma.

http://braininjury.blogs.com/braininjury/
  • Sep 1

    Local schools are opening tomorrow - Tuesday September 2 - Drive Carefully!

    Local schools are opening tomorrow - Tuesday September 2 - Drive Carefully!
    Beginning tomorrow, hundreds of children will be walking to and from school and school buses – many for the first time. Here are some simple tips for pedestrian and motorist safety: • Everyone who drives has a responsibility to be…
  • Sep 1

    FDA Warning: No dietary supplements approved to treat concussions or other brain injury.

    FDA Warning: No dietary supplements approved to treat concussions or other brain injury.
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning that there are no approved dietary supplements to treat a concussions or other types of brain injury. Can a Dietary Supplement Treat a Concussion? No! The concussion supplement…
  • Aug 29

    Legal discussion analyzing class action soccer lawsuit againt FILA

    Legal discussion analyzing class action soccer lawsuit againt FILA
    I will be participating tomorrow morning—Saturday, August 30th at 10:40 AM in a discussion on the class action lawsuit commenced against FIFA and US Soccer leagues for concussion injuries in youth soccer on "The Classroom" from…
Rank this Week: 406

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Cover California divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office Of David P. Schwarz.

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

    Pamela Anderson calls off Divorce

    Pamela Anderson calls off Divorce
    Pamela Anderson is dismissing her Divorce Petition against Rick Salomon. If the divorce had gone through completion, it would have been the 47-year-old's second split with Salomon, 46, whom she wed for a second time Jan. 9. Their two-month…
  • Aug 20

    7 Top Worst States to get a Divorce

    7 Top Worst States to get a Divorce
    Divorce can take an emotional toll on a family, but the filing and legal process can add another headache in these seven states. Divorce attorney Bruce Provda said these seven states have among the most expensive filing fees and extensive…
  • Aug 18

    David Duchovny and Tea Leoni finalize Divorce

    David Duchovny and Tea Leoni finalize Divorce
    The Marriage is finally over for David Duchovny and Tea Leoni. The "Californication" star and "Deep Impact" actress have divorced, according to several reports. Duchovny, 54, is said to have filed for divorce back in June, and the New…
Rank this Week: 486

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Sep 1

    There are books about cooking with herbs. And then there are books about cooking with herb.

    There are books about cooking with herbs. And then there are books about cooking with herb.
    Yes, we're talking cannabis cuisine, a small niche in the culinary world but one that is drawing more interest as the legalization movement moves pot closer to the mainstream.
  • Sep 1

    Mistakenly got subsidies? You may owe Uncle Sam

    Mistakenly got subsidies? You may owe Uncle Sam
    Consumers getting government subsidies for health insurance who are later found ineligible for those payments will owe the government, but not necessarily the full amount, the Treasury Department said late last week.
  • Sep 1

    In first year, Barbera scores goal

    In first year, Barbera scores goal
    Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera has achieved her goal of having the high court decide by Aug. 31, the final day of its 2013-2014 term, all 127 cases it heard during the session and said she intends to duplicate the…
Rank this Week: 533

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 154

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Sep 1

    Selling Experiments: Menu Pricing of Information

    Selling Experiments: Menu Pricing of Information
    Dirk Bergemann (Cowles Foundation, Yale University), Alessandro Bonatti (MIT) and Alex Smolin (Dept. of Economics, Yale University) are Selling Experiments: Menu Pricing of Information. ABSTRACT: A monopolist sells informative experiments to…
  • Sep 1

    On the Optimality of Pure Bundling for a Monopolist

    On the Optimality of Pure Bundling for a Monopolist
    Domenico Menicucci, Universita degli Studi di Firenze Sjaak Hurkens, Institute for Economic Analysis (CSIC) and Barcelona GSE and Doh-Shin Jeon, Toulouse School of Economics write On the Optimality of Pure Bundling for a Monopolist. ABSTRACT:…
  • Sep 1

    King’s College London presents the Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law 2014 - there is still time to enroll (through this Friday)

    King’s College London presents the Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law 2014 - there is still time to enroll (through this Friday)
    King’s College London presents the Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law 2014 Start date 1st October 2014 Some of the key elements of the course: Professor Richard Whish is the guru on EU Competition Law and the reason many students...
Rank this Week: 22

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Sep 1

    Labor Day Open Thread

    Labor Day Open Thread
    Happy Labor Day. (Version with Axl Rose here.) Lets drink to the hard working people Lets drink to the lowly of birth Raise your glass to the good and the evil Lets drink to the salt of the earth [More...] I just noticed that…
  • Sep 1

    NY Times: Guantanamo Decaying

    NY Times: Guantanamo Decaying
    The New York Times has some new articles on the decaying of Guantanamo. Camp X-Ray is now a "ghost prison." Here are the photos. The original complex, Camp X-Ray — with kennel-like cages that were used for about four months in 2002…
  • Sep 1

    Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's Army Lawyer Resigns, Alleges "Show Trial"

    Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's Army Lawyer Resigns, Alleges "Show Trial"
    Maj. Jason Wright, one of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's lawyers in his military commission trial, has resigned from the Army, which terminates his representation. In an interview, he says the U.S. is guilty of human rights violations and creating…
Rank this Week: 6

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Sep 1

    Patents are Just the Start

    Patents are Just the Start
    Capitol Hill is frequently the setting for both grandstanding and pandering, and given the prevailing political and public sentiment it is also frequently a place where businesses find an inhospitable welcome. A recent case in point: Three…
  • Aug 30

    Patent Drafting: Appropriately Disclosing Your Invention

    Patent Drafting: Appropriately Disclosing Your Invention
    It is also vitally critical for inventors to understand that the strength and breadth of your disclosure will be determined not only by the general descriptions, but by the specific descriptions that explain various embodiments.…
  • Aug 28

    Karsten Manufacturing, Parent Company of PING, Seeks Patent Counsel

    Karsten Manufacturing, Parent Company of PING, Seeks Patent Counsel
    Karsten Manufacturing Corporation (KMC), parent company of PING, Inc., maker of PING golf equipment, is seeking Patent Counsel to oversee a broad range of intellectual property-related work within the company.
Rank this Week: 144

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Sep 1

    “The increasing criminalization of corporate behavior in America…”

    “The increasing criminalization of corporate behavior in America…”
    “…is bad for the rule of law and for capitalism,” opines The Economist, saying regulation-through prosecution has become “an extortion racket,” from hundreds of millions in Google drug-ad settlement money spread…
  • Aug 31

    Kennewick Man: science 1, Army Corps and DoJ 0

    Kennewick Man: science 1, Army Corps and DoJ 0
    The U.S. government was intent on “repatriating” the ancient remains of Kennewick Man for burial to Indian tribes in compliance with the perceived spirit of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA),…
  • Aug 30

    ALS group drops attempt to trademark “ice bucket challenge”

    ALS group drops attempt to trademark “ice bucket challenge”
    The retreat came after Mike Masnick at TechDirt and Joe Mullin at ArsTechnica pointed out some of the reasons the attempt might be problematic, among them that the challenge had been used widely by other charities before it caught on in…
Rank this Week: 68

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Reflecting on Rick Perry's criminal-justice vetoe

    Reflecting on Rick Perry's criminal-justice vetoe
    Grits has suggested in the past that Texas Gov. Rick Perry has signed more criminal justice reform legislation, arguably, than any sitting U.S. governor. And it's true.It's also true, though, that some of his vetoes have been particularly…
  • Aug 30

    Saturday Link Roundup

    Saturday Link Roundup
    Just to clear my browser tabs, here are a few mostly unrelated links that haven't made it into independent Grits posts but deserve readers' attention::Houston Chronicle (Aug. 27): "Overburdened and underfunded immigration judges decry…
  • Aug 30

    New reporting on TX indigent counsel to take effect

    New reporting on TX indigent counsel to take effect
    New reporting deadlines for criminal defense attorneys and counties take effect this fall when the final elements of HB 1318 take effect beginning Sept. 1. The forthcoming data will shed some new light on indigent defense caseloads, but IMO…
Rank this Week: 51

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 842

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Sep 1

    Gov. Perry Gives “Banana Republic Politics” a Bad Name

    Gov. Perry Gives “Banana Republic Politics” a Bad Name
    Gov. Rick Perry and his defense team have characterized his recent two felony abuse of power indictments by a Travis County Grand Jury as “banana Republic politics.” The governor, and… read more →
  • Aug 21

    Indicted Governor Still Haunted by Wrongful Execution and Political Cover-up

    Indicted Governor Still Haunted by Wrongful Execution and Political Cover-up
    Cameron Todd Willingham was executed by the State of Texas on February 17, 2004. He was the seventh person put to death that year in the state, and the 320th… read more →
  • Aug 20

    Gov. Rick Perry’s Indictment Focuses on Dirty Politic

    Gov. Rick Perry’s Indictment Focuses on Dirty Politic
    On August 15, 2014, Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted on felony counts of coercion and official oppression. After the immediate hoopla settled, the serious inquiry began focusing on the… read more →
Rank this Week: 975

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Sep 1

    Win Lin v Governor of Cloverhill Prison.

    Win Lin v Governor of Cloverhill Prison.
    We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Wendy Lyon, who is a trainee solicitor with KOD Lyons, a human rights and criminal law firm. The recent High Court case of Win Lin v Governor of Cloverhill Prison ([2014] IEHC 214) allowed a…
  • Sep 1

    DCU School of Law and Government Inaugural Conference: “Judges, Politics and the Irish Constitution.”

    DCU School of Law and Government Inaugural Conference: “Judges, Politics and the Irish Constitution.”
    Dublin City University School of Law and Government will be holding its Inaugural Conference on “Judges, Politics and the Irish Constitution” this Thursday September 4th from 9am. The conference brings together members of the…
  • Aug 29

    Presumption of Guilt: Islamic State and UK Criminal Law

    Presumption of Guilt: Islamic State and UK Criminal Law
    Today the UK terrorism threat level has once again been raised to severe, as a result of ‘developments in Syria and Iraq where terrorist groups are planning attacks against the west’. Within hours of the increased threat being…
Rank this Week: 235

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

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

    Why Russia’s Current Situation Is Eminently China Relevant

    Why Russia’s Current Situation Is Eminently China Relevant
    Though it is Labor Day, it is also a Monday and on Monday mornings I like to map out what will likely be going on during the upcoming week both for me and for my law firm. And I just realized how much of this upcoming week is going to involve…
  • Aug 31

    China Joint Ventures That Work

    China Joint Ventures That Work
    China joint ventures are notorious for their high failure rate. An old Chinese saying that is often applied to joint ventures is “same bed, different dreams.” This Chinese saying (同床异梦)…
  • Aug 29

    China Employment Offer Letters: Be Careful.

    China Employment Offer Letters: Be Careful.
    In China, an offer letter (录用通知书) is a written document delivered by an employer to an employee stating the employer’s intent to enter into a labor relationship with the employee. An offer letter…
Rank this Week: 174

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 84

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Steven Salaita and the Modern University

    Steven Salaita and the Modern University
    When I speak, I speak as Professor Mark A. Graber (my eldest daughter, now Professor Naomi Graber, correctly observes that “Dad does not speak, he lectures”).  Many academics wish professors had more authority in our…
  • Sep 1

    Digital Labor & Rethinking Economic

    Digital Labor & Rethinking Economic
    It’s easy to document the degradation of work conditions in the wake of capital’s ascendance. I’ve done so for years, fully expecting that globalization would push the downward convergence of…
  • Aug 28

    What's in a Name

    What's in a Name
    My down and dirty research indicates that the Dow Jones Industrial Average has more than doubled while President Obama has been in office.  The Dow began the day at 17,044.  When Obama took office, the Dow was at 7,949. The result…
Rank this Week: 79

Construction Law Musings

Construction Law Musings

Thoughts on the construction law landscape. By Christopher G. Hill.

http://constructionlawva.com
  • Sep 1

    Happy Labor Day from Construction Law Musing

    Happy Labor Day from Construction Law Musing
    Well, the summer is winding down and the kids are getting geared up for school for those of us who don’t have college age kids or live where school starts before Labor Day. I wanted to take this opportunity  to thank you for your…
  • Aug 29

    Wow! An Interview Over at ClaimKit

    Wow! An Interview Over at ClaimKit
    Thanks to my pal Chris Cheatham (@chrischeatham) over at ClaimKit and his blog The Electronic Claim for a great opportunity.  Chris and I have been friends for a while and he decided to interview me over at his blog.  Here’s…
  • Aug 26

    Reminder: Just Being Incorporated Isn’t Enough

    Reminder: Just Being Incorporated Isn’t Enough
    I have discussed why contractors need to incorporate previously here at Construction Law Musings.  Among the many reasons to incorporate are possible tax benefits and the protection of personal assets (like your house and your dog) from…
Rank this Week: 325

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

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

    California Bad Faith Law and the Recognition of Bill Shernoff

    California Bad Faith Law and the Recognition of Bill Shernoff
    The Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles holds its annual convention in Las Vegas every Labor Day weekend. I have attended for the past three years and always enjoy the Sunday morning insurance "red-eye" session. This year, Denise…
  • Aug 31

    Citizens Insurance Defense Attorneys Face Criminal and Florida Bar Charge

    Citizens Insurance Defense Attorneys Face Criminal and Florida Bar Charge
    Many insurance defense attorneys buy watches that run fast – but Citizens insurance defense attorneys have Daytona Rolexes that run as fast as the cars at the Daytona 500. My perception is supported by the Office of the Internal…
  • Aug 30

    In Florida, an Appraisal Award May Be a Final Determination of Liability For a Bad Faith Case

    In Florida, an Appraisal Award May Be a Final Determination of Liability For a Bad Faith Case
    On several occasions the following insurance industry argument has been addressed on this blog: the insurance company argues that since a claim proceeded to the contractual alternative dispute resolution process of appraisal and that it paid…
Rank this Week: 385

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • Sep 1

    They’ve already made up their mind

    They’ve already made up their mind
    How many times during a trial do you try to guess what the members are thinking, and what their decision is – I would suggest we do that many times throughout a trial.  We do this because we are responding to a client’s…
  • Aug 30

    Prosecutors favorite-we’ve always done it that way

    Prosecutors favorite-we’ve always done it that way
    Friend Christian Capece liked a post on Linked-In “The most dangerous phrase is, “we’ve always done it that way.”” That amused me because it immediately brought to mind United States v. Fosler. And Fosler came to…
  • Aug 29

    The ambiguity of consent or lack of consent in sexual assault case

    The ambiguity of consent or lack of consent in sexual assault case
    The title of the article which is a must read: Honest False Testimony in Allegations of Sexual Offences.
Rank this Week: 725

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Sep 1

    4K Ultra HD For The Rest Of Us?

    4K Ultra HD For The Rest Of Us?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Sep 1

    Recover Deleted Files - Free Utility

    Recover Deleted Files - Free Utility
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Aug 31

    Are You Ready For Some Football?

    Are You Ready For Some Football?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 153

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    2014 United States Health Freedom Congress (Minnesota)

    2014 United States Health Freedom Congress (Minnesota)
    Come to Hamline University on September 26 and 27 for the 2014 Health Freedom Congress. The 2014 United States Health Freedom Congress is the 9th national health freedom gathering hosted by NHFC.  This Congress will bring together over…
  • Sep 1

    California Law on Therapeutic Obstinacy & Non-Beneficial Treatment (Video)

    California Law on Therapeutic Obstinacy & Non-Beneficial Treatment (Video)
    UCLA has posted a video of my February 2014 talk for the UCLA Health Ethics Center:  "California Law on Therapeutic Obstinacy & Non-Beneficial Treatment."
  • Aug 31

    Final Exit Network - 10 Year Anniversary

    Final Exit Network - 10 Year Anniversary
    The Final Exit Network is ten years old this month. FEN is an all-volunteer organization serving members in all 50 states who:Are suffering from intolerable medical circumstances  Are mentally competent Want to end their lives Meet FEN's…
Rank this Week: 303

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Sep 1

    Daily Read: Zephyr Teachout on (Anti-) Corruption

    Daily Read: Zephyr Teachout on (Anti-) Corruption
    In her new book, Corruption from Harvard University Press, ConLawProf Zephyr Teachout argues that campaign finance reform is constitutional and that the anti-corruption principle is one that originalists should embrace rather than disparage.…
  • Sep 1

    District Judge Enjoins Portions of Texas' Restrictive Abortion Law, HB 2

    District Judge Enjoins Portions of Texas' Restrictive Abortion Law, HB 2
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The latest installment in the continuing saga of HB 2, Texas' restrictive abortion law, occurred late Friday with Judge Lee Yeakel enjoining the admitting privileges…
  • Aug 29

    Sovereign Immunity Protects Official's Determination of Streambed Ownership

    Sovereign Immunity Protects Official's Determination of Streambed Ownership
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Ninth Circuit ruled this week in Lacano Investments v. Balash that state sovereign immunity barred a suit against a state official for his determination that streambeds claimed by the plaintiffs…
Rank this Week: 83

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Sep 1

    Truckers Fired Over Workers’ Comp Claim: What to Do Next

    Truckers Fired Over Workers’ Comp Claim: What to Do Next
    Today’s post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Truck drivers have a remedy if fired for making a workers’ compensation claim. A recent award of over $100,000 to a truck driver who was fired for…
  • Aug 28

    Don’t Demean FMLA Leave

    Don’t Demean FMLA Leave
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Workers do not have many rights.  It’s an unfortunate mantra I recite to many of my injured worker clients.  Of course, union protections exist…
  • Aug 25

    Sedgwick County judge dismisses toddler death lawsuit

    Sedgwick County judge dismisses toddler death lawsuit
    Today’s post was shared by The Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group and comes from cjonline.com WICHITA — A Sedgwick County judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing a state agency of failing to protect a toddler before she…
Rank this Week: 931

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    What’s Happening to North Carolina’s Workers’ Compensation Act? (Part III)

    What’s Happening to North Carolina’s Workers’ Compensation Act? (Part III)
    Today's post comes from guest author Leonard Jernigan, from The Jernigan Law Firm.In Part I and II of this series we discussed the legislative power shift in 2010 and identified four significant changes.  Here are some more legislative…
  • Sep 1

    GM ignition switch compensation program receives more than 300 claims, including 107 death-related

    GM ignition switch compensation program receives more than 300 claims, including 107 death-related
    Today's post was shared by Take Justice Back and comes from www.mlive.com DETROIT, MI- The General Motors Co. ignition switch compensation program has received 309 claims through Monday, including 107 related to fatal accidents.Camille…
  • Sep 1

    Court OKs workers' comp for kickball injury

    Court OKs workers' comp for kickball injury
    Todays post is shared from blufftontoday.comA man who was severely injured during the company kickball game he organized is entitled to workers’ compensation, the S.C. Supreme Court has ruled.The justices reversed the Court of…
Rank this Week: 351

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Sep 1

    Borges on the Task of Art

    Borges on the Task of Art
    The task of art is to transform what is continuously happening to us, to transform all these things into symbols, into music, into something which can last in man’s memory. That is our duty. If we don’t fulfill it, we feel…
  • Aug 29

    Werner Herzog, on self-reliance

    Werner Herzog, on self-reliance
    “The best advice I can offer to those heading into the world of film is not to wait for the system to finance your projects and for others to decide your fate. If you can’t afford to make a million-dollar film, raise $10,000 and…
  • Aug 28

    Hollis Frampton’s F-You Letter to MoMA

    Hollis Frampton’s F-You Letter to MoMA
    Hollis Frampton’s 1973 letter to MoMA in response to their offer of a retrospective of his works, with no budget of any kind…not even to bring Frampton to town for the show. Sadly, don’t think things have changed much.…
Rank this Week: 255

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 1

    Be the Messenger (And Don’t Get Shot)

    Be the Messenger (And Don’t Get Shot)
    The #1 cause of claims against Ontario lawyers practising in most areas of law is problems with lawyer-client communication. Considering lawyers’ reputation for verbosity, this statistic seems counterintuitive, at least until you…
  • Sep 1

    LawTechCamp 2014 This Weekend

    LawTechCamp 2014 This Weekend
    The fourth annual LawTechCamp takes place this Saturday at Ryerson University’s DMZ building. LawTechComp provides an opportunity to “bridge the gap between the tech and legal communities and encourage the exchange of ideas and…
  • Sep 1

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from sixty recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide…
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H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Celebrating Labor Day!

    Celebrating Labor Day!
    “The basic bargain of America is that no matter who you are, where you come from or what you look like, if you work hard & play by the rules, you can make it.” -- Labor Secretary Tom Perez The Labor Day holiday in United…
  • Aug 29

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, August 29, 2014

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, August 29, 2014
    MVP Law Group, P.A. makes available the information and materials in this forum for informational purposes only. The information is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice or any contractual obligations. Further, the use of…
  • Aug 28

    China EB-5 “Unavailable” for Remainder of FY2014

    China EB-5 “Unavailable” for Remainder of FY2014
    On Saturday, August 23, 2014, Charles Oppenheim, Chief of the Department of State (DOS) Immigrant Visa Control and Reporting Division announced that as of that date the maximum number of E-B5 visas has been reached for China for FY2014. He…
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Tort Talk

Tort Talk

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

http://www.torttalk.com/
  • Sep 1

    Tort Talk Expo 2014 Fast Approaching - Please Consider Registering to Reserve Your Spot

    Tort Talk Expo 2014 Fast Approaching - Please Consider Registering to Reserve Your Spot
    The September 26, 2014 Tort Talk Expo 2014 CLE Seminar (3 Substantive, 1 Ethics Credit) is fast approaching.In addition to those CLE credits, there will be door prizes, prizes offered by the table vendors, and Raffle Prizes to win. …
  • Aug 29

    Article Outlines Current Status of Restatement Debate in Pennsylvania Products Case

    Article Outlines Current Status of Restatement Debate in Pennsylvania Products Case
    Here is a LINK  to a recent article entitled "Restatement Rift Remains as Bar Awaits Tincher Ruling" written by Saranac Hale Spencer, P.J. D'Annunzio, and Max Mitchell in The Legal Intelligencer on the current status…
  • Aug 29

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Rejects UIM Rejection Form as Ambiguou

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Rejects UIM Rejection Form as Ambiguou
    In a memorandum opinion handed down last week in the case of Bricker v.  State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, No. 102 MDA 2014 (Pa. Super. Aug. 22, 2014 Lazarus, Wecht, Musmanno, J.) (non-precedential memorandum by Lazarus,…
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International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Sep 1

    CETA and the Prudential Carve-Out

    CETA and the Prudential Carve-Out
    We talked about the "prudential exception" here, here, and here, and then just recently here. In the last link, I mentioned that I had a short article coming out arguing for revised language for this exception. But the CETA negotiators...
  • Sep 1

    Dresden Conference on Mega-Regional

    Dresden Conference on Mega-Regional
    Some details on an upcoming conference on mega-regionals: On 23rd and 24th October 2014 the Research Centre for International Economic Law at the University of Dresden led by Professor Thilo Rensmann and the affiliated research project…
  • Aug 26

    CETA: Limits on Domestic Wine Preference

    CETA: Limits on Domestic Wine Preference
    From a Canadian news report: A trade deal between Canada and the European Union could restrict Canada’s wine sales by limiting the number of privately run outlets selling domestic products, if a leaked document turns out to be close…
Rank this Week: 63

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Sep 1

    Little Readers: Migrant by Maxine Trottier

    Little Readers: Migrant by Maxine Trottier
    Migrant by Maxine Trottier is a picture book for young children. It tells the story of a migrant family from the perspective of its youngest member. She feels like a bird, flying north for the spring and south every fall....
  • Sep 1

    Immigrant of the Day: Harry Bridges (Australia)

    Immigrant of the Day: Harry Bridges (Australia)
    Courtesy of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Bridges Courtesy of https://depts.washington.edu/labpics2/repository/main.php?g2_itemId=4971 Harry Bridges. Born Alfred Renton Bridges July 28, 1901 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Died March 30,…
  • Sep 1

    Happy Labor Day!

    Happy Labor Day!
    Courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor website The History of Labor Day Labor Day: What it Means Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic...
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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 1

    Munch’s magic Oslo “Scream”

    Munch’s magic Oslo “Scream”
    OSLO –  Remember the famous Edvard Munch image of The Scream? Well, that’s it at left. At least, that’s how it looked to me on first glimpse at the Munchmuseet, a highlight of this Norwegian capital. A while back,…
  • Aug 28

    Trying to Classify the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine….

    Trying to Classify the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine….
    On 23 July the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) released a statement declaring inter alia that the conflict in eastern Ukraine was of a non-international nature. Yet, one may rightly question whether the conflict has become…
  • Aug 25

    Go On! Registration ends 12 Sept. for Institute for Global Law and Policy 2015 Workshop in Doha, Qatar

    Go On! Registration ends 12 Sept. for Institute for Global Law and Policy 2015 Workshop in Doha, Qatar
    The Institute for Global Law and Policy (IGLP) at Harvard Law School invites you to apply to participate in our 2015 Workshop in Doha, Qatar, from January 2-11, 2015: At the 2015 Workshop (January 2-11) we will continue to seek ways to…
Rank this Week: 42

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    The iPad, the Wake and Aggravated Burglary

    The iPad, the Wake and Aggravated Burglary
    After a jury convicted Jeremy Jones Davis of “aggravated burglary and theft”, he appealed, “alleging the evidence was insufficient as a matter of law.”  State v. Davis, 2014 WL 3928597 (Court of Criminal Appeals…
  • Aug 29

    Text Messages, Hearsay and Attempting to Promote Prostitution

    Text Messages, Hearsay and Attempting to Promote Prostitution
    After John Elwood Causey, Jr. was convicted of “attempting to promote prostitution” in violation of Oregon Revised Statutes § 167.012(1)(d)”, he appealed.  State v. Causey, 2014 WL 4100645 (Court of Appeals of…
  • Aug 27

    Child Molestation, Dropbox and the 4th Amendment

    Child Molestation, Dropbox and the 4th Amendment
    After “a bench trial on stipulated facts” in the Superior Court of Pima County, Michael Pharis was convicted of seven counts of sexual exploitation of a minor under the age of fifteen, two counts of child molestation, and seven…
Rank this Week: 280

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
  • Sep 1

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-08-31

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2014-08-31
    Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-08-30 http://t.co/WwQOqs0sa7 -> Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-08-30: Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-08-… http://t.co/QNZPWytGPG ->…
  • Aug 31

    Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-08-30

    Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-08-30
    Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-08-23: Copyhype Friday’s Endnotes – 08/15/14 http://t…. http://t.co/Hhq8jcURrI -> blogged: Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-08-23 http://t.co/ZoOucpLlCP…
  • Aug 31

    Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-08-30

    Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-08-30
    Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-08-23: Copyhype Friday’s Endnotes – 08/15/14 http://t…. http://t.co/Hhq8jcURrI -> blogged: Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2014-08-23 http://t.co/ZoOucpLlCP…
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Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Sep 1

    NECASP December Conference

    NECASP December Conference
    Save the Date New England Consortium of Academic Support Professionals Conference December 8, 2014 Suffolk University Law School Boston, Massachusetts Using Hybrid Learning and Flipped Classroom Principles in Academic Support &…
  • Aug 30

    Ahh - a Three-Day Weekend

    Ahh - a Three-Day Weekend
    We just finished our second week of classes. The first-year students are looking a bit shell-shocked. The upper-division students are commenting on how things are already too fast-paced. Everyone is looking forward to the long weekend. Here…
  • Aug 29

    Are you new to Academic Support or Bar Prep work? Have you moved schools?

    Are you new to Academic Support or Bar Prep work? Have you moved schools?
    At the beginning of each academic semester, we like to introduce ASP or bar professionals who are new to their law schools or who have changed locations? We want to post an academic spotlight about you so that you are...
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Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

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

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (Designated Sites under Section 128) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014 The Payments to the Churches Conservation Trust Order 2014 Source: www.legislation.gov.uk
  • Sep 1

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) Attorney-General’s Reference No 28 of 2014 [2014] EWCA Crim 1723 (30 July 2014) Dewdney, R. v [2014] EWCA Crim 1722 (30 July 2014) High Court (Queen’s Bench Division) Durrant v Chief Constable…
  • Sep 1

    Threat from Syria: will new anti-terrorism proposals keep us safe? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

    Threat from Syria: will new anti-terrorism proposals keep us safe? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange
    ‘When the Prevention of Terrorism Act 1974 was passed against a backdrop of an IRA bombing campaign in the mainland UK, it was limited in time for a year (although would be re-passed annually until made permanent), and was passed among…
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Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Sep 1

    Not Only The Dead Keep Secret

    Not Only The Dead Keep Secret
    The bullet that struck Hofstra student Andrea Rebello and took her life was a tragedy, but it also set in motion a series of excuses designed to obfuscate what happened and shift blame away from the officer who pulled the trigger at all…
  • Sep 1

    Walking A Month In Her Heels (Update)

    Walking A Month In Her Heels (Update)
    For quite a while, I was constrained to accept that my view of what a woman had to endure in her daily life was limited to that of an outsider, and an outsider who wasn’t really around young women very much.  While it was…
  • Aug 31

    It’s Not Personal; It’s Just Busine

    It’s Not Personal; It’s Just Busine
    The Economist posits a question: WHO runs the world’s most lucrative shakedown operation? Yes, that’s right. Of course it’s the United States of America, our beloved government doing what it has to do to regulate business so…
Rank this Week: 157

MauledAgain

MauledAgain

Covers tax law, legal education, the First Amendment, religion, and law generally. By Villanova law professor James Edward Maule.

http://mauledagain.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    The Frequent Flyer Flap Follow-Up

    The Frequent Flyer Flap Follow-Up
    A little more than two years ago, in The Frequent Flyer Flap, I discussed the tax consequences of receiving frequent flyer miles. The discussion included consideration not only of miles received from the airline, but also miles received from…
  • Aug 29

    Principal Residence Principle

    Principal Residence Principle
    A recent Tax Court decision, Oxford v. Comr., T. C. Summ. Op. 2014-80, delivers an interest insight into the intersection of the first-time homebuyer credit and the meaning of principal residence. Though the taxpayer argued that she was…
  • Aug 27

    Bridges, Tunnels, Privatization, and Taxe

    Bridges, Tunnels, Privatization, and Taxe
    Not quite a year ago, in Tolls, Taxes, and User Fees in a Public-Private Context, I wrote about a decision by the Supreme Court of Virginia rejecting a citizen’s claim that he could not be compelled to pay a toll for use of a previously…
Rank this Week: 442

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

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

    Some Labor Day eye candy

    Some Labor Day eye candy
    Last spring, I was in the Detroit area for a deposition. I’m originally from that area, so I stayed over the weekend to visit family, and we made a trip to the Detroit Institute of Arts. In honor of Labor Day, here are some photos I…
  • Aug 29

    Is the EEOC off the rails with this new “wellness” lawsuit? Don’t think so.

    Is the EEOC off the rails with this new “wellness” lawsuit? Don’t think so.
    Last week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed suit against Wisconsin-based Orion Energy Systems, Inc., over its wellness program and its treatment of ex-employee Wendy Schobert, who was not a fan of the program. The lawsuit…
  • Aug 26

    Transportation employers, can you survive the federal audit “tag team”?

    Transportation employers, can you survive the federal audit “tag team”?
    David Smith of Constangy’s OSHA practice group is co-author of this post. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration are tag-teaming transportation employers.…
Rank this Week: 413

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 1

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — September 1, 2014

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — September 1, 2014
    Making Friends in Law School Across the country, law students are entering their august institutions. We here at Bitter Lawyer are happy to guide these students through the perils of their epic quest for a J.D. by reposting helpful tidbits…
  • Aug 29

    Need Plans Over the Holiday Weekend?

    Need Plans Over the Holiday Weekend?
    Don’t sweat it; the Charlotte Mecklenburg Parks and Recreation department has you covered. The Romare Bearden Park in uptown Charlotte will host the Bearden Birthday Bash over the Labor Day Weekend, Friday, August 29th – Sunday,…
  • Aug 28

    Announcement: New CLE Event for NCCP Exam Preparation

    Announcement: New CLE Event for NCCP Exam Preparation
    Title: North Carolina Certified Paralegal (NCCP) Exam Preparation Course Date: Friday, September 5 – Saturday, September 6, 2014 Location: Charlotte School of Law – Charlotte Plaza Building  
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Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Covers news and information related to criminal law and life. By Charles M. Rowland II.

http://www.daytondui.com/blog/
  • Sep 1

    Happy Labor Day from Charles Rowland and DaytonDUI

    Happy Labor Day from Charles Rowland and DaytonDUI
    Happy Labor Day!  My father started out in the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen which became the United Transportation Union.  My Mom was a proud member of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).…
  • Aug 29

    Kettering OVI Checkpoint Tonight! (Aug. 29, 2014)

    Kettering OVI Checkpoint Tonight! (Aug. 29, 2014)
    Kettering OVI checkpoint tonight! The Kettering Police Department will conduct an OVI sobriety checkpoint Friday night from 11:00 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. at the 1000 block of East Dorothy Lane.  The OVI checkpoint will be accompanied…
  • Aug 29

    DUI Law: What Did SCOTUS Say In Missouri v. McNeely

    DUI Law: What Did SCOTUS Say In Missouri v. McNeely
    If you have been following developments in DUI law, you have no doubt heard about the United States Supreme Court decision in Missouri v. McNeely, 133 S.Ct. 1552 (2013).  The case deals with when, and under what circumstances the…
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Business Blog

Business Blog

Covers business law, labor & employment, real estate and securities and finance topics. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

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

    Back to School: Could You Pass a Commercial Lease Pop Quiz?

    Back to School: Could You Pass a Commercial Lease Pop Quiz?
    In the spirit of heading back to school, we want to test our readers’ knowledge of the essential terms of a commercial lease. After all, most businesses will be a lessor or lessee at some point during their life cycle. Moreover, out of…
  • Aug 29

    NJ Supreme Court Rules Fitness Centers Can’t Disclaim All Personal Injury Liability

    NJ Supreme Court Rules Fitness Centers Can’t Disclaim All Personal Injury Liability
    In a precedential ruling, the Supreme Court of New Jersey recently held that a fitness center could not insulate itself through an exculpatory clause from the ordinary common law duty of care owed by all businesses to its invitees. The case…
  • Aug 28

    U.S. Supreme Court to Address Pregnancy Discrimination

    U.S. Supreme Court to Address Pregnancy Discrimination
    The U.S. Supreme Court will consider yet another high-profile women’s health issue next term. In Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc., the justices will determine what types of accommodations employers must make for pregnant workers. As…
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