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My Shingle

My Shingle

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

http://myshingle.com/
  • Jun 24

    How Solos and Smalls Feel About Those $180k Biglaw Salaries.

    How Solos and Smalls Feel About Those $180k Biglaw Salaries.
    For the past two weeks, the tiny-minded legal world has been obsessed with one issue: Cravath’s announcement  that it would raise starting first year associate salaries to $180,000 (the first significant movement from the $160,000…
  • Jun 21

    Solo Cycle: Tips for Bicycling Lawyer

    Solo Cycle: Tips for Bicycling Lawyer
    Welcome back, Peter T. Anderson, D.C. Bike Lawyer  whom we profiled last week about his niche bike practice. This week, Peter discusses the recreational side of biking, sharing his expert tips on must-have bike gear for commuting…
  • Jun 16

    Pedaling a Practice: Meet Peter T. Anderson, D.C. Bike Lawyer

    Pedaling a Practice: Meet Peter T. Anderson, D.C. Bike Lawyer
    Ever wonder what it’s like to turn a personal passion into a practice area?   Peter T. Anderson an associate at the small, D.C.-based practice, Grenier Law Group  is doing just that; leveraging his love for recreational…
Rank this Week: 770

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Jun 24

    Ralph Stanley

    Ralph Stanley
    Has passed away:
  • Jun 24

    South Texas Law Changes Name To Houston College Of Law

    South Texas Law Changes Name To Houston College Of Law
    The presser is here. Dean Leonard Baynes of the University of Houston Law worries about brand confusion here. The ABA Journal tacitly accepts US News as the official law school ranking organization in its headline here.
  • Jun 24

    Cincinnati Law Seeks Director Of Academic Administration

    Cincinnati Law Seeks Director Of Academic Administration
    This just in: The University of Cincinnati College of Law seeks a Director of Academic Administration. This is a supervisory position in which the incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing programs to enrich the law school.…
Rank this Week: 88

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Jun 24

    Promoting Pollinator Health at the EPA Western Ecology Division

    Promoting Pollinator Health at the EPA Western Ecology Division
    By Randy Comeleo This week two years ago, acknowledging that pollinators are struggling to survive and are critical to the Nation’s economy, food security, and environmental health, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum to…
  • Jun 23

    When in Bear Country, Stay Bear Aware

    When in Bear Country, Stay Bear Aware
    By Marcia Anderson As a former Scout leader I’ve spent a lot of time in places visited by black bears. I often taught bear-safe practices. As Scouts, my daughter and sons learned about bears at an early age and continue to put into…
  • Jun 23

    Connecting Citizens to the Ocean

    Connecting Citizens to the Ocean
    by Kristin Regan Summer is here, school is out and it is time to go to the beach!  June is National Oceans Month and is the perfect time to learn about the resources our oceans offer as well as the struggles they face. I recently had the…
Rank this Week: 217

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    PerfectIt Is a Virtual, Eagle-Eyed Proofreader for Your Legal Document

    PerfectIt Is a Virtual, Eagle-Eyed Proofreader for Your Legal Document
    Whoops. PerfectIt caught my failure to use closing quotation marks. For several months now, I have been meaning to try out PerfectIt, an add-in for Microsoft Word that finds consistency and proofreading mistakes. PerfectIt includes a style…
  • Jun 22

    A Conversation with Bloomberg BNA President David Perla

    A Conversation with Bloomberg BNA President David Perla
    In the latest episode of Law Technology Now, the podcast I cohost with Monica Bay, I have a conversation with David Perla, president of Bloomberg BNA’s legal division and of Bloomberg Law, about the company, his career and Bloomberg…
  • Jun 22

    Nuance Releases Second Generation of its Power PDF Software: More Features, Same Low Price

    Nuance Releases Second Generation of its Power PDF Software: More Features, Same Low Price
    Using the Advanced Edit mode to edit the text of a PDF document. Two years ago, Nuance Communications – the company perhaps best known for its Dragon speech recognition software – came out with Nuance Power PDF Advanced, a…
Rank this Week: 309

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Xenophobia Friday!

    Xenophobia Friday!
    Hi folks, with Brexit happening over there and Trump happening over here, can we just get over the bullshit narrative that immigration is a problem? Listen to this guy. The truth is that we are a nation of immigrants and immigration, even…
  • Jun 23

    Spencer Aronfeld's Italian Loafer

    Spencer Aronfeld's Italian Loafer
    Judy Garland had her ruby slippers.(No socks = no, no. Nice five-finger discount from the Four Seasons.)
  • Jun 23

    Guns Guns Guns Guns Gun

    Guns Guns Guns Guns Gun
    On the surface it's sound logic; if you're too dangerous to be let on an airplane you're too dangerous to buy a gun. Who could argue with that? Ah, but the devil is in the details. Attorneys for people caught on the US’s sprawling…
Rank this Week: 201

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada Seeks Input on Ombud

    Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada Seeks Input on Ombud
    The federally funded not-for-profit that provides ADR services to the Canadian sports community has launched a survey on the Ombuds concept. The study comes out of an SDRCC working committee appointed to “engage in a consultative…
  • Jun 22

    Job Posting: UC Santa Barbara

    Job Posting: UC Santa Barbara
    The fifth largest University of California campus is hiring an Associate Ombuds.  The full-time position works with students, faculty, and staff and reports to the recently appointed Campus Ombuds and Director, Caroline Adams.Applicants…
  • Jun 22

    U.S. Patent & Trademark Office to Create Internal Ombuds Program

    U.S. Patent & Trademark Office to Create Internal Ombuds Program
    The USPTO has opened a search for a Senior Ombudsman--its first Organizational Ombuds.  The position will, "design, develop, and implement the USPTO-wide ombudsman program, to including conducting research; identifying issues, goals,…
Rank this Week: 142

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
Rank this Week: 28

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 16

All About Estates

All About Estates

Covers estates, trusts, tax, litigation, guardianship and elder care.

http://www.allaboutestates.ca/
  • Jun 24

    Can an executor act as a witness to a Will?

    Can an executor act as a witness to a Will?
    Two witnesses are sometimes hard to find. In a pinch, could an individual who is appointed as an executor under a Will act as a witness to that Will? In Ontario, the rules governing the formalities of Wills, including the eligibility of…
  • Jun 23

    The Force is Ageing

    The Force is Ageing
    Are you one of 35% of employed Canadians providing care to a family member or friend? Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Need help finding 'the balance'? There are some resources that can assist.
  • Jun 22

    When Will the Court Order an Estate Trustee to Pass his/her Accounts?

    When Will the Court Order an Estate Trustee to Pass his/her Accounts?
    A court application to pass accounts can be a costly and time consuming procedure. As such, courts may be reluctant to order one without a compelling reason.
Rank this Week: 752

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Jun 24

    Bambauer et al. Article on Defects in Privacy Disclosure

    Bambauer et al. Article on Defects in Privacy Disclosure
    Jane R. Bambauer, Jonathan D. Loe, and D. Alex Winkelman, all of Arizona have written A Bad Education, 2016 University of Illinois Law Review ___ (Forthcoming). Here is the abstract: Mandated disclosure laws achieve their regulatory goals by…
  • Jun 23

    House Financial Services Committee Chair Hensarling Release Bill To Cripple Consumer Protection

    House Financial Services Committee Chair Hensarling Release Bill To Cripple Consumer Protection
    by Jeff Sovern Hensarling calls the bill the Financial Choice Act. Make America Great for Banks Act is closer to the truth. Based on a quick look, the bill would give bank lobbyists power over the CFPB by subjecting it...
  • Jun 23

    CFPB Debt Collection Regs SBREFA Panel Reportedly Coming in August

    CFPB Debt Collection Regs SBREFA Panel Reportedly Coming in August
    InsideArm.com reports that it "has learned from multiple industry sources" that the CFPB will hold a Small Business Regulatory Fairness Enforcement Act (SBREFA) proceeding the week of August 22 in connection with the Bureau's forthcoming debt…
Rank this Week: 72

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
Rank this Week: 67

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

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

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 60

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Friday June 24, 2016. Today we are talking about Employment Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jun 24, 2016 at 6:55am PDTCan an employer lawfully terminate an exceptional employee…
  • Jun 23

    LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation

    LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday June 23, 2016. Today we are talking about Civil Litigation.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jun 23, 2016 at 6:33am PDTThe Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) is a…
  • Jun 22

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday June 22, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jun 22, 2016 at 7:16am PDTThe Child Support Guideline Table Look-up is a free tool to…
Rank this Week: 161

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Halo Does Not Prohibit Jury Finding of Willfulne

    Halo Does Not Prohibit Jury Finding of Willfulne
    The court denied defendant's motion for judgment as a matter of law that it did not willfully infringe plaintiff's capacitor patent and rejected defendant's argument that the jury finding of willful infringement was void under a recent…
  • Jun 23

    Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016

    Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016
    On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law a bill that amends the federal criminal code to create a private civil cause of action for trade secret misappropriation.Under the new law, called the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) a…
  • Jun 23

    Patent Claiming Method for Selecting Color for Digital Image Invalid Under 35 U.S.C. § 101

    Patent Claiming Method for Selecting Color for Digital Image Invalid Under 35 U.S.C. § 101
    The court granted defendants' motion to dismiss because the asserted claims of plaintiff’s digital color selection patent encompassed unpatentable subject matter and found that the claims were directed toward a mathematical algorithm.…
Rank this Week: 331

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Jun 24

    852 RARE Bonus Edition: The 25th Anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media

    852 RARE Bonus Edition: The 25th Anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media
    June 24, 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media Co., 501 U.S. 663 (1991), in which the U.S. Supreme Court decided that freedom of the press does not exempt journalists from following generally applicable laws. Dan Cohen (HLS…
  • Jun 20

    Scanning Nuremberg: editing an exhibit and arguments over reprisal

    Scanning Nuremberg: editing an exhibit and arguments over reprisal
    Post by Matt Seccombe, June 2, 2016 Scanning Nuremberg shares the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes documents for digitization as part of the HLS…
  • Jun 17

    Our Soccer/Football Law Research Guide is Back!

    Our Soccer/Football Law Research Guide is Back!
    After spending some time on the bench recently, the law library’s research guide The Beautiful Game: The Law of Soccer / Football is back on the pitch! The guide has been updated, streamlined, and declared match-fit, just in…
Rank this Week: 810

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 78

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • Jun 24

    News You Can Use Digest – June 24, 2016

    News You Can Use Digest – June 24, 2016
    National: Courts, Judges Become Top Political Targets in 2016 Elections Kansas City Star – Dave Helling | Published: 6/17/2016 Experts say Continued on Next Page
  • Jun 23

    Manitoba Sets 2016 Calendar

    Manitoba Sets 2016 Calendar
    The first session of the 41st Legislature will adjourn for summer recess on June 30. They will return to session Continued on Next Page
  • Jun 23

    Meet the Interns! 2016 – Sophia Avouri

    Meet the Interns! 2016 – Sophia Avouri
    Sophia Avouris is a sophomore at Kent State University majoring in political science with a minor in public relations. She Continued on Next Page
Rank this Week: 835

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Jun 24

    The Fishing Expedition is Over: Victory for Affirmative Action in Fisher v. Texas!

    The Fishing Expedition is Over: Victory for Affirmative Action in Fisher v. Texas!
    by Vinay Harpalani, J.D., Ph.D, Associate Professor of Law, Savannah Law SchoolThursday’s decision in Fisher v. Texas II came down exactly 13 years to the day after the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2003 ruling in Grutter v.…
  • Jun 23

    Whole Women's Health: Abortion Stigma is Sex Discrimination

    Whole Women's Health: Abortion Stigma is Sex Discrimination
    by Danielle Lang, a 2012 Yale Law graduate and is currently a voting rights lawyer in Washington D.C.Before the Supreme Court Justices end the Term next week, they will decide the most important abortion case in over 25 years: Whole…
  • Jun 22

    Ohio Officials Make a Habit of Blocking the Ballot Box

    Ohio Officials Make a Habit of Blocking the Ballot Box
    by: Harry Baumgarten, Inaugural Partner Legal Fellow at the Voting Rights Institute and Katy Shanahan, Legal Intern at the Campaign Legal CenterOn Friday, Ohio Governor John Kasich vetoed a modern-day poll tax that would have required voters…
Rank this Week: 605

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXVI

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXVI
    Because of this blog, our China lawyers get a fairly steady stream of China law questions from readers, mostly via emails but occasionally via blog comments as well. If we were to conduct research on all the questions we get asked and then…
  • Jun 23

    Negotiating With Chinese Companies: Death By a Thousand Cut

    Negotiating With Chinese Companies: Death By a Thousand Cut
    This is the third in a series of posts in response to emails and comments asking us to expound upon how Western companies can better negotiate with Chinese companies on technology deals. In part one, Negotiating With Chinese Companies:…
  • Jun 23

    Foreign Schools in China: The Legal 101

    Foreign Schools in China: The Legal 101
    Many many years ago, we helped a foreign school “conglomerate” set up a number of schools in China and due to “word of mouth” we have been getting calls and emails regarding China school set-ups ever since. Many of…
Rank this Week: 167

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Brexit and tax policy

    Brexit and tax policy
    I'm inclined to think that Brexit will predominantly have bad effects, on both sides of the English Channel and on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.  But it all depends on what people do next.  Although it's a strategic trade-off, I…
  • Jun 21

    I guess he really is desperate

    I guess he really is desperate
    Today I got a fundraising email from one Donald J. Trump,who says:"This is the first fundraising email I have ever sent on behalf of my campaign.  That's right.  THE FIRST ONE."And I'm going to help make it the most successful first…
  • Jun 20

    Short publication

    Short publication
    As promised or threatened, Tax Notes has indeed today published the lunch remarks I gave at the National Tax Association Spring Symposium on May 12. The cite is Shaviro, 10 Observations Concerning International Tax Policy, 151 Tax Notes…
Rank this Week: 656

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 145

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 5

Canadian Securities Law Online

Canadian Securities Law Online

Covers Canadian securities law topics, including disclosures, corporate governance, mergers, registration and compliance. By Stikeman Elliott.

http://www.canadiansecuritieslaw.com/
  • Jun 24

    CSA adopts recovery guidance for recognized clearing agencie

    CSA adopts recovery guidance for recognized clearing agencie
    The CSA has adopted amendments to the Companion Policy (CP 24-102) to National Instrument 24-102 Clearing Agency Requirements (NI 24-102) effective June 3, 2016.  The amendments are intended to help clearing agencies develop…
  • Jun 9

    Here's to simpler disclosure: TSX proposes new disclosure requirements for compensation arrangement

    Here's to simpler disclosure: TSX proposes new disclosure requirements for compensation arrangement
    Katy Pitch and Laura Levine -  With the goal of reflecting current compensation arrangements and simpler public disclosure, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has proposed amendments to its Company Manual related to the disclosure…
  • Jun 9

    TSX proposes issuer website disclosure

    TSX proposes issuer website disclosure
    The TSX has proposed amendments to its Company Manual that would introduce a requirement that listed issuers maintain a publicly accessible website posting current copies of the following documents: Constating documents  …
Rank this Week: 482

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 218

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Jun 24

    Legal news roundup - June 24, 2016

    Legal news roundup - June 24, 2016
    Canada Lawyer says case against client accused of killing Alberta couple just speculation, Canadian Press Sen. Mike Duffy locked in another Senate battle over dubious expenses, Canadian Press RCMP lay charges three years after robbery at B.C.…
  • Jun 23

    Schabas to focus LSUC on A2J initiative

    Schabas to focus LSUC on A2J initiative
    Paul Schabas has been elected to become the next treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada. The third-term bencher was elected on a third ballot at Convocation’s June meeting. Schabas beat out the other candidates Susan McGrath, Raj…
  • Jun 23

    No warrant needed for penile swab: SCC

    No warrant needed for penile swab: SCC
    The Supreme Court of Canada ruled today that police do not need a warrant to collect DNA from a male suspect’s genitals, potentially making it easier for authorities to secure sexual assault convictions. The country’s top court…
Rank this Week: 417

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

Covers employeee benefits, ERISA, and employment law. By Stanley D. Baum.

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 351

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 14

Health Industry Washington Watch

Health Industry Washington Watch

Covers U.S. legislative and regulatory developments affecting the life sciences and health care industry. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.healthindustrywashingtonwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 777

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

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

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 189

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    The Boston University Library, Trespass and the MacBook

    The Boston University Library, Trespass and the MacBook
    This post examines an opinion from the Appeals Court of Massachusetts:  Commonwealth v. Bermudez, 2016 WL 1618213 (2016). The court begins the opinion by explaining thatThe defendant, Jonathan Bermudez, appeals  from his convictions…
  • Jun 22

    The Lawyer, Sexually Oriented Texts and Misconduct

    The Lawyer, Sexually Oriented Texts and Misconduct
    This post examines an opinion from the Ohio Supreme Court:  Disciplinary Counsel v. Bartels, 2016 WL 3344953 (2016).  The title of the case differs from the usual “Brown v. Smith” (civil case) or “State v.…
  • Jun 20

    Grand Theft, Petit Theft and the Dell Laptop

    Grand Theft, Petit Theft and the Dell Laptop
    This post deals with an opinion from the District Court of Appeal of Florida – Fourth District:  Walker v. State, 2016 WL 2745011 (2016). The court begins by explaining that “[t]he issue in this appeal is whether there was…
Rank this Week: 286

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/
  • Jun 24

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, June 24, 2016

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, June 24, 2016
    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…
  • Jun 23

    Las Vegas-Area Immigrants Will Receive Free Legal Consultations from Immigration Attorney

    Las Vegas-Area Immigrants Will Receive Free Legal Consultations from Immigration Attorney
    On Saturday, June 25, 2016, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), their local Nevada Chapter and the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada (PLAN), will offer free immigration law services. The event is AILA’s sixth…
  • Jun 22

    BALCA Vacates Denial Notwithstanding Incomplete ETA 9089

    BALCA Vacates Denial Notwithstanding Incomplete ETA 9089
    The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) recently overturned the decision of a Certifying Officer (CO) to deny labor certification for the position of “Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technologist” After receiving…
Rank this Week: 551

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Jun 24

    Member benefits for your auto buying need

    Member benefits for your auto buying need
    Dreaming of new wheels? With your State Bar of Texas Member Benefits Program, now is a great time to shop around for a new car. From TrueCar’s great auto buying program, to exclusive purchase opportunities with Volvo, Toyota, and even…
  • Jun 23

    Texas Advocacy Project announces annual award recipient

    Texas Advocacy Project announces annual award recipient
    The Texas Advocacy Project has announced the recipients of its annual awards recognizing community members who embody the nonprofit’s mission. The organization—which aims to provide free legal services to victims of domestic and…
  • Jun 22

    South Texas College of Law announces name change

    South Texas College of Law announces name change
    South Texas College of Law announced Wednesday it has changed its name to Houston College of Law. The decision to rename the nearly 100-year-old law school came after input from alumni, students, faculty, staff, and the wider legal community…
Rank this Week: 822

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Jun 24

    New York City Will Provide Free Tampons and Pads in Public Schools, Prisons, and Shelter

    New York City Will Provide Free Tampons and Pads in Public Schools, Prisons, and Shelter
    New York Magazine (June 21, 2016): New York City Will Provide Free Tampons and Pads in Public Schools, Prisons, and Shelters, by Susan Rinkunas: New York made a historic move as the first city to pass 'menstrual equity' legislation, with...
  • Jun 23

    Despite Legal Restrictions, Massachusetts Still Shackling Pregnant Inmate

    Despite Legal Restrictions, Massachusetts Still Shackling Pregnant Inmate
    Jezebel (May 17, 2016): Report Finds Pregnant Massachusetts Inmates Are Still Being Illegally Shackled, by Anna Merlan: In 2014, Massachusetts passed legislation prohibiting the shackling of pregnant inmates. The law prohibits shackling women…
  • Jun 22

    Can the U.S. End Teen Pregnancy?

    Can the U.S. End Teen Pregnancy?
    The Atlantic, June 14, 2016 Can the U.S. End Teen Pregnancy?, by Caitlin Cadieux, Olga Khazan, Nicolas Pollock: An animated video by the Atlantic discusses teen pregnancy in the U.S.: Teen birth rates in the U.S. are down 9 percent...
Rank this Week: 77

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Should a Brand Change Its Name for a Little While?

    Should a Brand Change Its Name for a Little While?
    –Debbie Laskey, MBA In May, Anheuser-Busch made news when it announced that it would change the name of its most famous brand from Budweiser to America. So, from late-May to November, in every liquor store, convenience store, gas…
  • Jun 23

    Service Trade Dress?

    Service Trade Dress?
    When most people of think of trade dress protection they primarily think of a good. Generally, protecting a product’s configuration, which can never be inherently distinctive, or a product’s packaging, which can be inherently…
  • Jun 22

    A Faster, Sleeker Milk Jug

    A Faster, Sleeker Milk Jug
    Another for the file of newly-registered product configuration marks: acquired distinctiveness, sold by the gallon. According to 2014 numbers released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Americans drink 37 percent less milk than…
Rank this Week: 194

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Jun 24

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for the Brexit

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for the Brexit
    These are some of the compliance-related stories that caught my attention while waiting for the results from the Brexit vote. BEST PRACTICES FOR TODAY’S CCO by Julie DiMauro in the FCPA Blog In addition to knowing their…
  • Jun 20

    SEC Charges Fund Administrator as a Failed Gatekeeper

    SEC Charges Fund Administrator as a Failed Gatekeeper
    The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Steven Zoernack and his firm EquityStar Capital Management with fraud for stealing investor money and hiding his criminal past. The SEC brought fraud charges against ClearPath Wealth Management…
  • Jun 17

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for June 17

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for June 17
    These are some of the compliance related questions that recently caught my attention. Power plants are no longer America’s biggest climate problem. Transportation is. by Brad Plumer in Vox Here’s an important energy milestone: For…
Rank this Week: 416

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Jun 24

    Brexit

    Brexit
    Old Blighty voted yesterday to leave the EU. About 52 to 48% spread with 72% of population voting. Scotland and London voted to stay. Wales and northern England voted to leave. My take? Britain is unforgivably selfish for rejecting (1)...
  • Jun 22

    Anyone want to share a foxhole with Speaker Ryan?

    Anyone want to share a foxhole with Speaker Ryan?
    Anyone want to share a foxhole with Speaker Ryan? I just read that Paul Ryan will not raise money for Donald Trump. I'm not voting for Trump. Even though I like him a lot. But can you believe the Smallness...
  • Jun 21

    Best of ATL Surrogate's Partner Emeritus: PE Does 'Nam.

    Best of ATL Surrogate's Partner Emeritus: PE Does 'Nam.
    If you work for a peer firm, you will encounter me or someone very much like me. [Y]ou cannot avoid the essence of my character if you aspire to succeed... I or some form of my embodiment will exist...
Rank this Week: 74

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jun 24

    Nova Scotia Officials Move on New Partnership

    Nova Scotia Officials Move on New Partnership
    A new strategic partnership will ensure consistent, focused care for injured workers who need more advanced treatment for work-related sprain and strain injuries, WCB Nova Scotia (Canada) announced recently.   The change will see WCB…
  • Jun 23

    Create A Workers’ Compensation GPS

    Create A Workers’ Compensation GPS
    Few managers would consider travel to a distant location without a global positioning system (GPS) on how to get to their destination.  The GPS provides precise information on the directions to travel and when to make a turn which…
  • Jun 23

    Texas DWC Provides Grace Period on Comp Coverage Need

    Texas DWC Provides Grace Period on Comp Coverage Need
    The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers Compensation (DWC) is providing a grace period for employers without workers compensation insurance coverage or that terminated their coverage (non-subscribers) to report their…
Rank this Week: 175

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jun 24

    Saving Campus Due Process Isn’t A Game For Dilettante

    Saving Campus Due Process Isn’t A Game For Dilettante
    They mean well. They always mean well. Lord, save us from the well-intended. Dubbed the Campus Equality, Fairness, and Transparency Act (CEFTA), the bill would largely overturn the regulatory apparatus that has governed campus…
  • Jun 24

    No Pricks Allowed

    No Pricks Allowed
    On one level, the Supreme Court’s ruling in Birchfield v. North Dakota seems like the kind of opinion we hope for. It gives us a rule, a bright line test, as to what the police are authorized to do and what they’re not.  The…
  • Jun 23

    The Floyd Chronicles: With All Deliberate Speed

    The Floyd Chronicles: With All Deliberate Speed
    Sure, there were other pressing matters requiring New York City’s attention. Like crafting an effective law that authorized people to make up their own words and titles, and mandate that other people used them upon pain of death.…
Rank this Week: 118

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Jun 24

    When "Good Enough" Is Not Good Enough At All

    When "Good Enough" Is Not Good Enough At All
    Our friend, GW Law Professor Naomi Cahn, has shared with us a recent essay by her long-time friend, Cindy Schweich Handler, who writes of the death of her mother-in-law. This essay presents an important counterpoint to the lawsuit that…
  • Jun 23

    Challenge to California's Aid-in-Dying Law

    Challenge to California's Aid-in-Dying Law
    I don't think we should be surprised to learn that a lawsuit has been filed, challenging California's aid-in-dying law that became effective earlier this month. The LA Times reported on June 9, 2016 that a suit had been filed. Opponents...
  • Jun 22

    Social Security & Medicare Trustees 2016 Reports Released

    Social Security & Medicare Trustees 2016 Reports Released
    It's that time of the year! The Social Security Trustees and the Medicare Trustees released their 2016 reports. There is always a lot of information in these reports, but what everyone wants to know is when these programs are "running...
Rank this Week: 183

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

http://www.lawfficespace.com/
  • Jun 24

    Quoted in Forbes: One Thing You Can Do Today To Protect Yourself Against FLSA Lawsuit

    Quoted in Forbes: One Thing You Can Do Today To Protect Yourself Against FLSA Lawsuit
    I've done a few interviews recently regarding the new FLSA overtime regulations (you can read my whitepaper summarizing the changes here). Check out TSheets CEO Matt Rissell's latest Forbes article, One Thing You Can Do Today To Protect…
  • Jun 20

    EEOC on Wellness Programs: Final Rule, Q&A, and Sample Notice

    EEOC on Wellness Programs: Final Rule, Q&A, and Sample Notice
    The federal agencies have really been cranking out new rules, guidance, and other resources the past few months. If you haven't seen it yet, check out:EEOC's final rule re: wellness programs and ADA compliance.Here's a decent fly-over from an…
  • Jun 16

    EEOC issues new pregnancy resource document

    EEOC issues new pregnancy resource document
    Not official use.Yesterday, the EEOC issued two new "resource documents" to address pregnancy under our workplace discrimination laws:Legal Rights for Pregnant Workers under Federal LawHelping Patients Deal with Pregnancy-Related Conditions…
Rank this Week: 634

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jun 24

    Go On! Adjudicating International Trade and Investment Disputes: Between Interaction and Isolation

    Go On! Adjudicating International Trade and Investment Disputes: Between Interaction and Isolation
    The PluriCourts Centre of Excellence at the University of Oslo will host a two day conference on international trade and investment disputes. The conference will take place on Thursday and Friday, August 25-26 at the Faculty of Law,…
  • Jun 22

    ICC Office of Prosecutor invites public comment on draft Policy on Children

    ICC Office of Prosecutor invites public comment on draft Policy on Children
    It is my great honor to note today’s release for public comment of the draft Policy on Children of the International Criminal Court Office of the Prosecutor. Since my December 2012 appointment as Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda’s…
  • Jun 20

    Look On! WILIG International Law Networking Breakfast

    Look On! WILIG International Law Networking Breakfast
    Please join us for the annual WILIG International Law Networking Breakfast. Wednesday, June 22, 2016 TIME: 8:30-10:30 AM ASIL Headquarters, Tillar House (2223 Massachusetts Avenue, NW) This breakfast roundtable conversation, sponsored by the…
Rank this Week: 40

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

Covers new developments in health care law and policy. By David Harlow.

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • Jun 24

    Consumer-focused technology is transforming healthcare as we know it

    Consumer-focused technology is transforming healthcare as we know it
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Jun 22

    How can Artificial Intelligence in healthcare help patient engagement?

    How can Artificial Intelligence in healthcare help patient engagement?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Jun 22

    How can Artificial Intelligence in healthcare help patient engagement?

    How can Artificial Intelligence in healthcare help patient engagement?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
Rank this Week: 285

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/
  • Jun 24

    How Unsweet a Tax

    How Unsweet a Tax
    So Philadelphia now has a so-called “soda tax, though legal challenges could postpone or eradicate the enactment. And, as I pointed out in Bait-and-Switch “Sugary Beverage Tax” Tactics, the tax applies to products other…
  • Jun 22

    Wheeling and Dealing the Wheel Tax

    Wheeling and Dealing the Wheel Tax
    As the nation’s infrastructure, particularly roads, bridges, and tunnels, continues to deteriorate thanks to tax hate, states and localities are trying all sorts of approaches to finding revenue to fulfill their obligations to protect…
  • Jun 20

    Geography, Community Values, and Tax Compliance

    Geography, Community Values, and Tax Compliance
    A recent New York Times article focusing on tax compliance by small businesses shared information from a several-years-old IRS Taxpayer Advocate report that I had not noticed when it was published. The report, Factors Influencing Voluntary…
Rank this Week: 477

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

Marketing advice for law firms. From Jennifer Campbell of Integrity Marketing Solutions (IMS).

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Jun 24

    Google My Busine

    Google My Busine
    It sounds simple, right? Not necessarily.If set up and managed properly, a Google My Business page will be a fierce ally. If not, it will be your sworn enemy. No, really. Stay with me on this. If you have multiple Google business pages for…
  • Jun 23

    Syncing Your Internal Clock with Work Demand

    Syncing Your Internal Clock with Work Demand
    You can always tell the morning person in your office. He or she arrives early, brings coffee and treats for everyone, and is chipper and chatty from the moment they walk in the door until around 3:00 PM, when they start to droop, just a…
  • Jun 22

    Are Your Phones Ringing Fast and Furious?

    Are Your Phones Ringing Fast and Furious?
    If they are, that’s great! If not, then you need to consider doing something that most people hate: change. Most people are far more comfortable continuing to do the same thing over and over again, hoping that somehow the results will…
Rank this Week: 903

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
Rank this Week: 109