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Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Mar 2

    Doctor’s Visit: Malpractice and What Rights You Should Know

    Doctor’s Visit: Malpractice and What Rights You Should Know
    Medical malpractice, by definition, is when a healthcare provider causes injury to a patient through either a negligent act, or through omission. Because medical negligence is the third leading cause of death in the United States, it’s…
  • Mar 1

    Road Rage — Never a Good Idea

    Road Rage — Never a Good Idea
    Surely we all know by now that road rage is never a good idea. This funny video drives home the point: Photo by Naypong, via freedigitalphotos.net
  • Feb 28

    Five Ways to Prove Fault After a Major Accident

    Five Ways to Prove Fault After a Major Accident
    Personal injury lawyers and insurance companies wrestle with fault issues whenever there’s a major accident. According to Kenneth Cristall Law Corporation, if you want to hire a personal injury lawyer for an accident, you’ll need…
Rank this Week: 875

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 87

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for the week of February 22, 2015

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for the week of February 22, 2015
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Hill media fight over harassment policy, some say it could destroy Parliamentary Press GalleryNon-Competition Provision Results In Increased Notice Period By BC CourtConrad Black…
  • Feb 23

    140Law - Legal Headlines for February 16, 2015

    140Law - Legal Headlines for February 16, 2015
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Remedial Costs for Unreasonable Settlements by InsurersChild abuser awarded £20,000 by Ireland court after being harassed, named and shamed on Facebook pageCocaine case…
  • Feb 19

    SlawTips: 5 Tips on Marketing for Law Firms (Video)

    SlawTips: 5 Tips on Marketing for Law Firms (Video)
    The world of marketing remains a bit of a mystery for many legal professionals.  We know enough about it that many of us become do-it-ourselfers for our websites, blogs and even our branding. Nonetheless, there is much we can learn…
Rank this Week: 161

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 155

Gavel to Gavel

Gavel to Gavel

Covers trends in legislative activity as it relates to the courts. By the National Center for State Courts.

http://gaveltogavel.us/
Rank this Week: 686

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

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

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 25

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Mar 2

    Legal news roundup - March 2, 2015

    Legal news roundup - March 2, 2015
    CanadaJudge rejects challenge to law that suspends licences of drivers charged with impaired driving, Canadian PressGun involved in Toronto shooting was legal according to lawyer, Canadian PressLeader of B.C. religious commune asks court to…
  • Mar 1

    Most responses to LSUC ABS proposals negative

    Most responses to LSUC ABS proposals negative
    At its monthly meeting of benchers last week, the Law Society of Upper Canada released an overview of the submissions it had received in response to its working paper on alternative business structures. The overview lays out the wide-ranging…
  • Feb 27

    Flipping their wigs for justice

    Flipping their wigs for justice
    Folks pose for pictures at yesterday’s Law Society of Upper Canada Flip Your Wig event. Nikki Gershbain, one of the event's organizers, is the national director of Pro Bono Students Canada. A team from the Association in Defence of the…
Rank this Week: 492

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Stay Pending IPR Conditioned on Defendants’ Stipulation to § 315(e) Estoppel Even in the Event of Withdrawal

    Stay Pending IPR Conditioned on Defendants’ Stipulation to § 315(e) Estoppel Even in the Event of Withdrawal
    The court conditioned a stay pending inter partes review on defendants' stipulation to be bound by estoppel even if petitioners withdrew but the PTAB still issued a final written decision. "The purpose of the stipulation is to provide…
  • Feb 27

    Foreign Plaintiffs Not Required to Post Bond for Defendant’s Fees and Cost

    Foreign Plaintiffs Not Required to Post Bond for Defendant’s Fees and Cost
    In connection with plaintiff's motion to strike plaintiff's infringement contentions, the court denied without prejudice defendant's motion to require plaintiffs' to post a bond of $750,000 for defendant's anticipated 35 U.S.C. § 285…
  • Feb 26

    TCP/IP Wireless Transmission Patent Not Invalid Under Alice

    TCP/IP Wireless Transmission Patent Not Invalid Under Alice
    The court denied defendant's motion for summary judgment that plaintiff's TCP/IP wireless transmission patent was invalid for lack of patentable subject matter because the claims contained an inventive concept. "[Defendant] alleges that the…
Rank this Week: 326

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    CMS to Begin Utilizing 2010 Life Table

    CMS to Begin Utilizing 2010 Life Table
    CMS issued a notification on the CMS website that as of April 1, 2015, CMS will begin referencing CDC’s Table 1: Life table for the total population: United States, 2010, (Vol. 63, No. 7) for WCMSA life expectancy calculations. This…
  • Feb 23

    Medicare Beneficiary Sues “CSM Medicare Set-Aside Philiphidia” for Abuse

    Medicare Beneficiary Sues “CSM Medicare Set-Aside Philiphidia” for Abuse
    On February 18, 2015, the US District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed a pro se civil complaint filed by a resident of Waldorf, MD formerly employed by Securiguard, Inc. Ms. Treakle settled her 1999 work injury in 2006 for…
  • Feb 12

    Courts Can Only Enforce the Law, Making MSAs Tricky at TIme

    Courts Can Only Enforce the Law, Making MSAs Tricky at TIme
    The most important thing you can do in any settlement involving a Medicare beneficiary is thoroughly memorialize the measures taken to protect Medicare’s interests. Vague mention in passing can lead to settlements blowing up or one of…
Rank this Week: 850

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP…

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury topics like auto accidents, truck accidents, and even gas drilling injuries in Pennsylvania.

http://www.dlplaw.com/category/dlp-law/
  • Mar 2

    Pa. Workers Comp Return To Work Question

    Pa. Workers Comp Return To Work Question
    Question: I am collecting Workers Comp benefits after being hurt at work last year. The insurance company sent me to their doctor who says I can go back to work. If they make me a job offer, what do I do? P.S., Scranton, Pa. Answer: If you…
  • Feb 26

    Low Energy Prices Take Toll on Chesapeake

    Low Energy Prices Take Toll on Chesapeake
    Oil prices continue to sink on the international market.  Natural gas prices, spurred downward by the boom in fracking and production , continue to slug along at very low levels. These almost record level low energy prices are taking…
  • Feb 26

    Statute of Limitations in a Minor’s Case

    Statute of Limitations in a Minor’s Case
    Pedro could barely remember the auto accident he was in when he was a small child. Pedro and his family were in their van when they were rear-ended by a drunk driver. Pedro recalls being in the hospital for several weeks, but little…
Rank this Week: 548

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Supreme Court Denies California Prop 8 Backers Review of Contribution Disclosure Law

    Supreme Court Denies California Prop 8 Backers Review of Contribution Disclosure Law
    The U.S. Supreme Court today denied certiorari in ProtectMarriage.com v. Padilla, (Docket No. 14-434, cert. denied 3/2/2015) (Order List).  In the case, the 9th Circuit in a 2-1 decision (full text) rejected a challenge by backers…
  • Mar 2

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Cases-- Installment #2 For The Week

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Cases-- Installment #2 For The Week
    In Jack-Bey v. Tribley, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 23161 (WD MI, Feb. 26, 2015), a Michigan federal district court refused to dismiss a claim by an inmate who was a member of the Moorish Science Temple of America that the 1st Amendment protects…
  • Mar 2

    Military Judge Lifts Order Accommodating Religious Concern of GITMO Detainee

    Military Judge Lifts Order Accommodating Religious Concern of GITMO Detainee
    The Miami Herald reported yesterday that a military judge, Navy Capt. J.K. Waits, has lifted his prior restraining order that had barred women guards from being used at Guantanamo Bay to transfer former al Quaida commander Abd al Hadi al…
Rank this Week: 23

My Panama Lawyer

My Panama Lawyer

Discusses issues of interest to foreigners relocating to or investing in Panama.

http://mypanamalawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Moving along: Continuing to expand the Panama transport and logistics network

    Moving along: Continuing to expand the Panama transport and logistics network
     A geostrategic location and the presence of the Panama Canal make Panama a natural centre for transportation and logistics. In fact, the transportation, logistics and communication sector combined is easily the largest contributor to…
  • Feb 10

    15 Panama banks under inspections by the Superintendent

    15 Panama banks under inspections by the Superintendent
    The investigation on alleged corruption by former officials of the previous administration has resulted in doubts about the enforcement of Politically-Exposed Persons (PEP) KYC rules by local banks, since several of those officials were…
  • Jan 5

    Baru Free Trade Zone offers tax savings in Western Panama

    Baru Free Trade Zone offers tax savings in Western Panama
    BARU FREE TRADE ZONE (BFZ)Located in the Baru district, on the Pacific side of Chiriqui province, Baru Free Trade Zone was created by Law No. 19 of 2001 with the purpose of establishing a special tax and customs regime to promote tourism, a…
Rank this Week: 516

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    JAC publishes response to judicial diversity report

    JAC publishes response to judicial diversity report
    On the 16 February 2015, the Judicial Appointments Commission published its response to the report by Sir Geoffrey Bindman QC…
  • Mar 2

    Case Preview: JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov

    Case Preview: JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov
    This case forms part of a long-running, complex and quite exceptional litigation involving Mukhtar Ablyazov, which Christopher J, in an…
  • Mar 2

    In the Supreme Court w/c 2 Mar 2015

    In the Supreme Court w/c 2 Mar 2015
    Hearings in the Supreme Court are now shown live on the Court’s website. On Monday 2 March 2015 the Court…
Rank this Week: 976

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
  • Mar 2

    America Must be the Leader in Patenting Innovations, Including Software

    America Must be the Leader in Patenting Innovations, Including Software
    I do feel that the whole notion of trying to find an “inventive concept” is really challenged. While the Supreme Court went out of its way to say we are really not putting Sections 102 or 103 in here, I think what’s…
  • Mar 2

    Samsung innovates in gene therapies and 3D content display

    Samsung innovates in gene therapies and 3D content display
    There have been signs that Samsung is trying to wind down its operations in its medical device businesses, but we found plenty of patent applications filed with the USPTO indicating that healthcare innovation is still very important to this…
  • Mar 1

    Notice letters and licensing communications are an important part of the U.S. patent system

    Notice letters and licensing communications are an important part of the U.S. patent system
    Notice letters play an important role in the patent system. Indeed, as the Supreme Court has explained, ''[p]atents would be of little value if infringers of them could not be notified of the consequences of infringement.'' Virtue v. Creamery…
Rank this Week: 151

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    A fresh attempt to seek notification of an Act passed years ago

    A fresh attempt to seek notification of an Act passed years ago
    Jay Sayta is a final year law student at the National University of Juridical Sciences Kolkata and runs GLaws.in; India's first and only website on gaming laws.Jay started GLaws.in in 2010 as a resource to monitor developments in the gaming…
  • Feb 19

    An account of the hearing in Teesta Setalvad case in the Supreme Court

    An account of the hearing in Teesta Setalvad case in the Supreme Court
    At the conclusion of  the last hearing on February 13, Justice Mukhopadhaya was heard saying 'We will provide justice to both, but relief to one'.  This would have made some wonder whether the denial of anticipatory bail to Teesta…
  • Feb 18

    Teesta Setalvad's appeal in Supreme Court

    Teesta Setalvad's appeal in Supreme Court
    Teesta Setalvad's appeal against the rejection of her application for anticipatory bail by the Gujarat High Court is coming up before a Bench of the Supreme Court, other than the one which heard the case on 13th.   On 13th, the Bench…
Rank this Week: 233

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

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

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 73

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Tweets, Terroristic Threats and "True Threats"

    Tweets, Terroristic Threats and "True Threats"
    For reasons we will get to in a moment, the State of Missouri charged Robert Metzinger with “making a terroristic threat under [Missouri Revised Statutes] § 574.115(4).”  State v. Metzinger, 2015 WL 790463 (Missouri…
  • Feb 27

    The Lottery Terminal, Computer Crime and "Authorization"

    The Lottery Terminal, Computer Crime and "Authorization"
    After Caryn Aline Nascimento was “convicted of one count of aggravated first-degree theft and one count of computer crime”, she appealed.  State v. Nascimento, 2015 WL 465188 (Court of Appeals of Oregon2015).  On appeal,…
  • Feb 25

    The 4th Amendment, the Search Warrant, the Network Investigation Technique

    The 4th Amendment, the Search Warrant, the Network Investigation Technique
    After Gary Reibert was charged with “with the receipt and attempted receipt of child pornography (Count I) in violation of 18 U.S.Code § 2252A(a)(2) and (b)(1) and the accessing of a computer in interstate…
Rank this Week: 284

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Covers emerging legal issues in IP, technology, commerce, and the arts. From the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.

http://wjlta.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 2

    Left Shark Still Not “All Right”: The Legal Battle Continues With New Trademark Claim

    Left Shark Still Not “All Right”: The Legal Battle Continues With New Trademark Claim
    By Julie Liu In the most entertaining legal battle to develop out of Super Bowl XLIX, Katy Perry has famously attempted to copyright Left Shark, the much-celebrated Internet phenomenon of the month. In a more recent development, Perry has…
  • Feb 27

    Governing Habitats on The Moon

    Governing Habitats on The Moon
    By Talia Loucks No one from Earth has been to the moon since 1972, but Google’s Lunar XPRIZE has sparked an interest in returning. The Lunar XPRIZE is a race to the moon in which competitors must land a robot safely on the moon and send…
  • Feb 25

    Law Enforcement, Automatic License Plate Readers and American Privacy

    Law Enforcement, Automatic License Plate Readers and American Privacy
    By Michael Huggins Every day, Automatic License Plate Readers (ALPR) capture millions of license plate images, which are stored in third-party databases. ALPRs have been used by law enforcement and state agencies to recover stolen vehicles…
Rank this Week: 949

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Mar 2

    The Dress, Justice Holmes & Erie

    The Dress, Justice Holmes & Erie
    What’s the half-life for internet-breaking social media sensations these days? It seems to get shorter and shorter, so I figured I should address #TheDress sooner rather than later. Is it White & Gold, or Blue & Black? For all…
  • Feb 28

    House Committee Hearing on CAFA Dominated by US Chamber of Commerce

    House Committee Hearing on CAFA Dominated by US Chamber of Commerce
    I wanted to post a quick blurb about my testimony yesterday before the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice of the House Judiciary Committee in the hearing on The State of Class Actions Ten Years After the Class Action...
  • Feb 26

    Erbsen on Klerman & Reilly on Forum Selling

    Erbsen on Klerman & Reilly on Forum Selling
    Now available on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is an essay by Allan Erbsen entitled Judicial Competition for Case Filings in Civil Litigation. Allan reviews a recent article by Daniel Klerman & Greg Reilly, Forum Selling, the current…
Rank this Week: 212

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Mar 2

    Secret Memo Reveals RCMP Records on Requests for Subscriber Data “Inaccurate and Incomplete”

    Secret Memo Reveals RCMP Records on Requests for Subscriber Data “Inaccurate and Incomplete”
    Last fall, Daniel Therrien, the government’s newly appointed Privacy Commissioner of Canada, released the annual report on the Privacy Act, the legislation that governs how government collects, uses, and discloses personal information.…
  • Mar 2

    RCMP Records on Requests for Subscriber Data “Inaccurate and Incomplete”

    RCMP Records on Requests for Subscriber Data “Inaccurate and Incomplete”
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on February 28, 2015 as RCMP Records Called ‘Incomplete and Inaccurate’ in Memo Last fall, Daniel Therrien, the government’s newly appointed Privacy Commissioner of Canada, released the annual…
  • Feb 27

    Rogers Executive Calls on Canadian Government to Shut Down VPN

    Rogers Executive Calls on Canadian Government to Shut Down VPN
    The Content Industry Connect conference, which was held in Toronto yesterday, featured a panel of leading television executives from Bell, the CBC, Corus, Rogers, and Shaw Media. Several people were live-tweeting the event when a comment from…
Rank this Week: 44

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    King – Obamacare subsidies as textualism’s big test

    King – Obamacare subsidies as textualism’s big test
    In November, I participated in a SCOTUSblog symposium on King, the Obamacare case that the Court will hear this week. The case, as I argued then and still deeply believe, is textualism's biggest test yet. Will the textualists show us -as they…
  • Feb 28

    Gay Rights, Religious Accommodations, and the Purposes of Antidiscrimination Law

    Gay Rights, Religious Accommodations, and the Purposes of Antidiscrimination Law
    Religious conservatives feel that it would be sinful for them to personally facilitate same-sex marriages, and they have sought to amend the laws to accommodate their objections.  These efforts have been fiercely resisted.  The…
  • Feb 28

    Windsor: Encouraging Constitutional Change, Not (Just) Clearing the Channels of Political Change

    Windsor: Encouraging Constitutional Change, Not (Just) Clearing the Channels of Political Change
    In recent posts describing a new article, Heather Gerken offers an account of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Windsor that draws from John Hart Ely’s theory of judicial review. Gerken contrasts her…
Rank this Week: 82

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Mar 2

    FAN 49.1 (First Amendment News) Court takes no action in pending free speech case

    FAN 49.1 (First Amendment News) Court takes no action in pending free speech case
    The Court has just released its orders from the February 27th Conference. There were no cert grants or denials in any of the pending petitions listed below. Some opinions may be released next week.   THE COURT’S…
  • Mar 1

    Why Do Peer Review?

    Why Do Peer Review?
    (Cross-posted at Prawfs, where I’m visiting this month.) A recent post by Steve Bainbridge raises a nice issue: how should we think about peer review? Traditional peer-edited legal journals have established procedures (JELS pays…
  • Feb 28

    Last Pre-Argument Thoughts on King v. Burwell

    Last Pre-Argument Thoughts on King v. Burwell
    I’ll have more to say after we see the transcript on Wednesday (evidently we will not get same-day audio of the argument), but beforehand I thought I’d offer some final pre-game observations. 1.  We’ll see if any of the…
Rank this Week: 37

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/
  • Mar 2

    March 2015 Brain Injury Legislative Summary

    March 2015 Brain Injury Legislative Summary
    The Brain Injury Association of America has prepared the following federal legislative summary: Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill Please join the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force, chaired by Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.) and…
  • Feb 24

    NFL admits they can't track concussions with helmet technology

    NFL admits they can't track concussions with helmet technology
    According to published reports, the National Football League has suspended a program to track concussions with the use of helmet sensors. The sensors are ineffective in predicting concussions. Helmets cannot prevent concussions and current…
  • Feb 9

    New York Personal Injury Lawyer Shana De Caro elected to Board of Directors-Brain Injury Association of America

    New York Personal Injury Lawyer Shana De Caro elected to Board of Directors-Brain Injury Association of America
    I am pleased to announce that my partner, Shana De Caro, Esq. has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Brain Injury Association of America. Shana and I practice law together in the New York personal injury law firm, De Caro &…
Rank this Week: 416

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

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

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • Mar 2

    Virginia General Assembly Sends Ethics Bill to Governor

    Virginia General Assembly Sends Ethics Bill to Governor
    The Virginia General Assembly adjourned sine die on Friday, February 27, 2015. Before adjourning, the legislature sent an ethics bill Continued on Next Page
  • Mar 2

    Monday News Roundup

    Monday News Roundup
    Lobbying Montana: “Senator’s Aide Asked to Leave after Registering as Lobbyist” by Laura Lundquist and Troy Carter for Bozeman Chronicle Continued on Next Page
  • Feb 27

    How Many Presidents Claim Your State as Home?

    How Many Presidents Claim Your State as Home?
    The states in which our presidents are historically attached aren’t necessarily the states where they were born. However, for this Continued on Next Page
Rank this Week: 882

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Mar 2

    The Dress, Justice Holmes & Erie

    The Dress, Justice Holmes & Erie
    What’s the half-life for internet-breaking social media sensations these days? It seems to get shorter and shorter, so I figured I should address #TheDress sooner rather than later. Is it White & Gold, or Blue & Black? For all the…
  • Mar 1

    Observing Veteran Teaching

    Observing Veteran Teaching
    First - thanks to prawfsblawg for the invitation. This site was instrumental in my learning of many ropes when I first began teaching. It helped me through "the market" and my first submission season. More importantly than that, it…
  • Mar 1

    Recommending Highly The Black Box Society by Professor Frank Pasquale

    Recommending Highly The Black Box Society by Professor Frank Pasquale
    This is my last post for this stint (my third) on Prawfsblawg and I want to thank again for inviting me Howard Wasserman and the others who are doing the work of keeping going what Dan Markel, ZT”L started. I also wanted to share a very…
Rank this Week: 24

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Breaking New

    Breaking New
    SCOTUS grants 14-361, Ocasio v US on extortion conspiracy and 14-520, Hawkins v Comm Bank on spousal guarantors on credit applications.
  • Mar 2

    Court to hear dispute over redistricting power: In Plain English

    Court to hear dispute over redistricting power: In Plain English
    Arizona voters were fed up.  After each census, states have to draw new boundaries to elect members of the House of Representatives in Washington.  Until 2000, the state legislature took on this job, as it does in many other…
  • Mar 2

    Monday round-up

    Monday round-up
    Oral arguments in King v. Burwell, the challenge to the availability of tax subsidies for individuals who purchase their health insurance on a marketplace created by the federal government, are now just two days away, and both coverage and…
Rank this Week: 30

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    New Issue: Nordic Journal of Human Right

    New Issue: Nordic Journal of Human Right
    The latest issue of the Nordic Journal of Human Rights (Vol. 33, no. 1, 2015) is out. Contents include:Robert Spano, The European Court of Human Rights and National Courts: A Constructive Conversation or a Dialogue of Disrespect? Amrei…
  • Mar 2

    Bianchi, Peat, & Windsor: Interpretation in International Law

    Bianchi, Peat, & Windsor: Interpretation in International Law
    Andrea Bianchi (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies), Daniel Peat (Univ. of Cambridge - Law), & Matthew Windsor (Univ. of Cambridge - Law) have published Interpretation in International Law (Oxford Univ. Press…
  • Mar 2

    Nichols: The International Criminal Court and the End of Impunity in Kenya

    Nichols: The International Criminal Court and the End of Impunity in Kenya
    Lionel Nichols has published The International Criminal Court and the End of Impunity in Kenya (Springer 2015). Here's the abstract: The period immediately following Kenya's 2007 presidential election left a shocking trail of atrocities, with…
Rank this Week: 57

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Whole Foods Position Creates Whole Host of Problems, Coalition Say

    Whole Foods Position Creates Whole Host of Problems, Coalition Say
    [This story previously appeared in Securities Regulation Daily.]By John Filar AtwoodThe SEC’s decision to review the Rule 14a-8(i)(9) basis for omission of shareholder proposals has drawn the ire of a coalition of 17 professional…
  • Feb 27

    Chair Massad Highlights Recent CFTC Actions and Prioritie

    Chair Massad Highlights Recent CFTC Actions and Prioritie
    [This story previously appeared in Securities Regulation Daily.]By Amanda Maine, J.D.The global financial crisis demonstrated how excessive risk in the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market can contribute to systemic risk, according…
  • Feb 26

    Commission Puts the Brakes on Goodyear FCPA Violation

    Commission Puts the Brakes on Goodyear FCPA Violation
    [This story previously appeared in Securities Regulation Daily.]By Rodney F. Tonkovic, J.D.The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company will pay over $16 million to settle charges of FCPA violations arising from bribes paid by subsidiaries in…
Rank this Week: 141

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 19

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Mar 2

    The Importance Of Employer’s Injury Investigation

    The Importance Of Employer’s Injury Investigation
    Once an injury happens many times the employer will abandon the investigation to the insurance carrier and adjuster.  Maybe they feel as if their input doesn’t matter.  This should not be the case, as I have witnessed many a…
  • Feb 27

    Washington State L&I Cites BusinessAfter Worker’s Death

    Washington State L&I Cites BusinessAfter Worker’s Death
    The death of an employee at one business in the Pacific Northwest has meant significant ramifications for one business owner.   The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) has cited an Everett company for multiple safety…
  • Feb 26

    ADA and Return-to-Work Best Practices Webinar / Tues Mar 24 @ 11am EDT

    ADA and Return-to-Work Best Practices Webinar / Tues Mar 24 @ 11am EDT
    On Tues March 24 @ 11am EDT, prepare for a surprise or two as a group of experts discuss how some common practices in workers’ compensation violate both the spirit and the law of the ADA, as amended in 2009.   The webinar will…
Rank this Week: 175

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 2

    Does Technology Allow Lawyers to Fill Their True Role as Counselors?

    Does Technology Allow Lawyers to Fill Their True Role as Counselors?
    That’s the feeling of Jason Boehmig (president and CEO of Ironclad Inc.) who has teamed up with Ron Dolin (co-founder of Stanford University’s Program for Legal Technology & Design) to teach a new course on legal…
  • Mar 2

    Some Musings on Knowledge Management

    Some Musings on Knowledge Management
    Lately I have been thinking about knowledge management (KM) and how difficult it seems to be to implement effectively. From my perspective looking in (unless you count CanLII Connects as a national KM initiative), it seems there are many…
  • Mar 2

    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…
Rank this Week: 29

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/
  • Mar 2

    Rinaldi: Stand Your Ground against 'unlawful' searches, detention

    Rinaldi: Stand Your Ground against 'unlawful' searches, detention
    Texas House freshman Matt Rinaldi has filed a bold and inevitably controversial bill, HB 1168, which creates a defense to charges of resisting arrest, search, and detention if the underlying search or detention was "unlawful."So resisting…
  • Mar 1

    Willacy County facing economic devastation after riot at entrepreneurial private prison leaves unit 'uninhabitable'

    Willacy County facing economic devastation after riot at entrepreneurial private prison leaves unit 'uninhabitable'
    Riots in Willacy County at a private prison housing federal immigration prisoners last week has been called "predictable" and has left the facility "uninhabitable." Texas Prison Bidness reminded us that "An ACLU report [last year] detailed…
  • Mar 1

    Ted Cruz's Great Pot Flip Flop

    Ted Cruz's Great Pot Flip Flop
    Someone apparently, finally told Texas' Sen. Ted Cruz that Colorado is a swing state in presidential elections, because he's flip flopped on whether the state should be allowed to legalize pot without an act of Congress.Last year he said…
Rank this Week: 49

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/
  • Mar 2

    Article on payday lending by Native American

    Article on payday lending by Native American
    The Washington Post has a lengthy article today on payday lending by American Indian tribes. With some two-dozen tribes now offering installment and payday loans, Native Americans have found themselves wrestling with the merits of this…
  • Mar 1

    A Proposal to Ban the Sale of Junk Debt

    A Proposal to Ban the Sale of Junk Debt
    By guest blogger Peter A. Holland I have covered the NCLC's excellent proposal to ban the sale of time-barred debt here. The NCLC recommendations point to the larger problem that some banks sell off their worst, most unreliable, least…
  • Feb 27

    Sen. Warren's terrific plain-English explanation of the dangers of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

    Sen. Warren's terrific plain-English explanation of the dangers of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
    Sen. Warren's op-ed in the Post this week is a must-read, and a must-share: it explains how our country's consumer, worker, and environmental protection laws could be undermined by a dispute-resolution clause in the TPP, currently being…
Rank this Week: 72

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Duke's source for advice and information about copyright and publication issues.

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Mar 2

    In the GSU case, the wheels keep turning

    In the GSU case, the wheels keep turning
    NB — An embarrassing correction — the motion discussed below was actually filed by the plaintiffs, the publishers, not by GSU.  So this does look very much like the publisher intent is to go forward with new proceedings in…
  • Feb 25

    Resistance is Futile

    Resistance is Futile
    This is a guest post by Jeff Kosokoff, the Head of Collection Strategy & Development for the Duke University Libraries. In an outstanding example of Buzzword Bingo, EBSCO’s Friday press release announcing their acquisition of YBP…
  • Feb 23

    Where does FERPA fit?

    Where does FERPA fit?
    When I wrote my last blog post about contract law and the issue of licensing student work for public distribution, several people asked me about FERPA, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.  Basically, the questions…
Rank this Week: 748

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Mar 2

    Georgia scheduled to execute only female murderer on its death row

    Georgia scheduled to execute only female murderer on its death row
    As reported in this AP piece, headlined "After weather delay, Georgia ready to perform rare execution of a woman," the Peach State appears poised this evening to end the life of a bad apple notable for her gender. Here are...
  • Mar 2

    Resentencing on tap in Ohio beard-cutting federal assault case

    Resentencing on tap in Ohio beard-cutting federal assault case
    As reported in this local article, headlined "Judge to re-sentence defendants in Amish beard-cutting case," today brings another sentencing proceeding in a high-profile civil-rights case prosecuted in Ohio's federal courts. Here are…
  • Mar 1

    Another account of the massiveness and messy process behind Prez clemency initiative

    Another account of the massiveness and messy process behind Prez clemency initiative
    This lengthy new Washington Post article, headlined "U.S. clemency effort, slow to start, will rely on an army of pro bono lawyers," reports on the extraordinary scope and process behind the clemency initiative started seemingly…
Rank this Week: 15

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 210

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

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

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
  • Mar 2

    MLS, Players Union Resume Contract Talk

    MLS, Players Union Resume Contract Talk
    Yesterday, officials representing Major League Soccer (MLS) met with MLS Players Union representatives at the office of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service in Washington, D.C. in an attempt to hammer out the final details of a…
  • Feb 27

    Bentley U Adjuncts Join SEIU

    Bentley U Adjuncts Join SEIU
    Yesterday, the Service Employees International Union announced that adjunct faculty working at Bentley University in Massachusetts have voted to form a labor union.  Per the union’s press release, eligible faculty voted 2-1 in…
  • Feb 26

    NFIB Files Amicus Brief Ripping NLRB Facebook Ruling

    NFIB Files Amicus Brief Ripping NLRB Facebook Ruling
    Earlier this week, the National Federal of Independent Business’ small business legal center filed an amicus brief with the D.C. Circuit, arguing that the National Labor Relations Board incorrectly held that employees of a clothing…
Rank this Week: 760

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent,…

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent, Copyright & Trademark Blog

Provides answers to questions about copyright, trademarks and patents.

http://dearrichblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Quoting Dialogue From Raising Arizona in Novel

    Quoting Dialogue From Raising Arizona in Novel
    Dear Rich: I'm self-publishing my novel and I'm trying to track down Circle Films for permission to use four lines from "Raising Arizona." (I did get permission from the Cather Foundation to quote "My Antonia.")  The problem is, I can't…
  • Feb 25

    Do We Need Formal Contract for Private School Permission?

    Do We Need Formal Contract for Private School Permission?
    Dear Rich: I work for a fully online private school and am seeking permission to use images, videos, and links within the course. Do I need to have a formal contract with a signature confirming that permission is granted to use the item, or…
  • Feb 23

    Can I Make "Night of the Living Dead" Action Figures?

    Can I Make "Night of the Living Dead" Action Figures?
    Dear Rich: Night of the Living Dead (the original film by George A Romero) is in the public domain. However someone trademarked Night of the Living Dead for action figures (all the information is below). If I wanted to manufacture action…
Rank this Week: 465

Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Discusses special education law topics. By Jim Gerl.

http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    As we wind down our series on bullying of kids with disabilities, have you found the series to be helpful? What other series would you like to see in future posts?------- Thanks for subscribing! Jim Gerl
  • Feb 26

    Breaking: Feds Issue Guidance on Protecting Student Privacy #StudentPrivacy

    Breaking: Feds Issue Guidance on Protecting Student Privacy #StudentPrivacy
    The United States Department of Education announced on its blog today that it has issued new guidance on protecting student privacy while school districts use online educational services and apps.  The guidance was issued in the form of…
  • Feb 24

    State Complaint Procedures - The Other White Meat

    State Complaint Procedures - The Other White Meat
    I recently became a state complaint investigator for two state education agencies: the South Dakota Department of Education and the New Mexico Public Education Department.  I don't think we talk enough about state complaints here.…
Rank this Week: 435

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Mar 2

    Darian Ibrahim on Equity Crowdfunding: A Market for Lemons?

    Darian Ibrahim on Equity Crowdfunding: A Market for Lemons?
    As many of you know, both I and my co-blogger Joan Heminway have written several articles on crowdfunding. My articles are available here and Joan’s are available here. I think that a properly structured crowdfunding exemption…
  • Mar 1

    SOMETHING OLD, BORROWED AND BLUE: NEW YORK STILL NOT WEDDED TO BITCOIN REGULATIONS

    SOMETHING OLD, BORROWED AND BLUE: NEW YORK STILL NOT WEDDED TO BITCOIN REGULATIONS
    The following comes to us from J. Scott Colesanti and Mandy Li Weiner: To a degree large or moderate, New York shall soon be at the vanguard of Bitcoin regulation. Since last July, observers have been asked to witness the...
  • Feb 28

    A Collection of Silly Business New

    A Collection of Silly Business New
    This seems to have been a great week for business stories with a touch of the absurd. First up, we have Footnoted.org's fantastic catch in Goldman's 10-K. Apparently, Goldman now has a new risk factor: [O]ur businesses ultimately rely on...
Rank this Week: 88

Brain and Spine Injury Law Blog

Brain and Spine Injury Law Blog

Focuses on brain and spine injury awareness, education, news and information. By Timothy Titolo.

http://brainandspine.titololawoffice.com/
  • Mar 2

    Pot Does Not Kill Brain Cell

    Pot Does Not Kill Brain Cell
    A 2015 study tosses the 2014 claims that smoking marijuana (or eating it) kills brain cells.  Remember the “this is your brain on drugs..?”. Not so much.  If someone tells you that you are killing brain cells by…
  • Feb 24

    NABIS 28th Annual Conference on Legal Issues in Brain Injury

    NABIS 28th Annual Conference on Legal Issues in Brain Injury
    NABIS has asked me to post this announcement for the 28th Annual Conference on Legal Issues in Brain Injury. This is a premier annual event designed to educate advocates of those suffering traumatic brain injury.  Both a legal conference…
  • Feb 17

    Brain Injury Causes Chronic Degenerative Change

    Brain Injury Causes Chronic Degenerative Change
    There is a widespread misunderstanding about the true nature of traumatic brain injury and how it causes chronic degenerative problems, researchers argue. The authors propose that chronic brain damage and neuropsychiatric problems after…
Rank this Week: 663

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

Covers the rights of individuals injured in accidents. By the Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txinjuryblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Questcor Reveals Numerous Severe Side Effects of Acthar in Filing

    Questcor Reveals Numerous Severe Side Effects of Acthar in Filing
    Acthar is a prescription gel given to a wide variety of patients who suffer from different ailments. Among them are people with lupus, infants who suffer from infantile spasms, adults who are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, and for other…
  • Feb 27

    Xarelto Manufacturers Continue to Pursue FDA Approval Even as Lawsuits Rise

    Xarelto Manufacturers Continue to Pursue FDA Approval Even as Lawsuits Rise
    It was recently announced that Bayer and Johnson & Johnson, the manufacturers of Xarelto, will continue to pursue additional FDA approvals for the drug, only this time, for stroke patients. Even as the two manufacturers continue to be hit…
  • Feb 26

    45-Year-Old Construction Worker Killed in Crane Accident in Portage, Indiana

    45-Year-Old Construction Worker Killed in Crane Accident in Portage, Indiana
    Pictured above: Construction workers and firemen at the scene of the accident  Last Friday, an accident took the life of a worker who was employed on a construction site. The accident happened in the Near North Side neighborhood in…
Rank this Week: 96

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Mar 2

    New At Mimesis: The Other White Meat

    New At Mimesis: The Other White Meat
    Starting today, I will be contributing posts on “the business, practice and culture of law in addition to anything else he damn well pleases” at Lee Pacchia’s Mimesis Law.  For those who haven’t paid any attention…
  • Mar 2

    Never A Threat

    Never A Threat
    The viral video of Los Angeles cops taking down a homeless man of questionable mental stability, until five shots are fired and he became a dead homeless man, is a good illustration of the confusion. The video is confusing. The conduct of the…
  • Mar 2

    An Uncivil Defense

    An Uncivil Defense
    Apparently, a great many readers took offense — no, were outraged — by the City of Cleveland’s response to the amendment complaint filed by the family of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old executed in a park by…
Rank this Week: 138

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Five Little Words: An Epiphany

    Five Little Words: An Epiphany
    "Exchange established by the State under 1311"I've always believed the adage that "words mean things;" that is, words have meaning and one should be careful in how they're used. Sometimes, silence is golden: not speaking can communicate…
  • Feb 27

    Rationing the MVNHS©

    Rationing the MVNHS©
    In response to yesterday's post on the apparent death-spiral of the Much Vaunted National Health System©, frequent (and valued) commenter John Fembup observed that this is not really news; in fact, Dr David Owens (former chief of the…
  • Feb 26

    MVNHS© Circling the Drain?

    MVNHS© Circling the Drain?
    While prognosticators opine breathlessly on the potential Halbig/King/Burwell fallout, it may be instructive to cast our eyes eastward to see how Britain's Much Vaunted National Health System© is faring:"NHS may be forced to abandon free…
Rank this Week: 54

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Mar 2

    2015 US Compensation Policies FAQ

    2015 US Compensation Policies FAQ
    Editor's Note: Carol Bowie is Head of Americas Research at Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS). This post relates to ISS compensation policy guidelines for 2015. The complete publication is available here. US Executive Pay…
  • Mar 2

    Information Networks: Evidence from Illegal Insider Trading Tip

    Information Networks: Evidence from Illegal Insider Trading Tip
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Kenneth Ahern of the Finance & Business Economics Unit at the University of Southern California. Illegal insider trading has become front-page news in recent years. High profile court…
  • Mar 1

    SEC’s Swaps Reporting and Disclosure Final Rule

    SEC’s Swaps Reporting and Disclosure Final Rule
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Dan Ryan, Leader of the Financial Services Advisory Practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and is based on a PwC publication. On February 11, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission…
Rank this Week: 116