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Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Aug 27

    Listeria Recall: Mom’s Chicken Extra Thin Cutlet

    Listeria Recall: Mom’s Chicken Extra Thin Cutlet
    TNUVA USA, a Fairfield, N.J., establishment is recalling approximately 8,316 pounds of Mom’s Chicken Extra Thin Cutlets product due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes (Lm), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s…
  • Aug 23

    Whole Genome Sequencing Prompts Nut Butter Salmonella Recall

    Whole Genome Sequencing Prompts Nut Butter Salmonella Recall
    The CDC reports as of August 20, 2014, a total of four persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Braenderup have been reported from four states since January 1, 2014. The number of ill persons identified in each state is as…
  • Aug 22

    Come on Whataburger – Vaccinate your Employees for Hepatitis A

    Come on Whataburger – Vaccinate your Employees for Hepatitis A
    Health officials are once again alerting the public about possible hepatitis A exposure – this time at that Austin Texas Whataburger in Central Austin. A restaurant employee there at the 2800 Guadalupe St. location has been diagnosed…
Rank this Week: 158

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    The Blue Jay Trade Mark Battle Commences...

    The Blue Jay Trade Mark Battle Commences...
    New Billy Bluejay (U.S. Application Serial No. 86067719)A cross-border trade mark dispute arose late last week when Canada’s only Major League Baseball team, the Toronto Blue Jays (Blue Jays), filed a Notice of Opposition (Proceeding…
  • Aug 27

    Patent Law in Greater China: a new title

    Patent Law in Greater China: a new title
    Patent Law In Greater China, edited by Stefan Luginbuehl and Peter Ganea, has just been published by Edward Elgar Publishing as part of its Intellectual Property Law an Practice series, which itself is co-edited by two Katfriends,…
  • Aug 27

    "Cultivated capsicums!" Peppers resist insect, breeders resist patent

    "Cultivated capsicums!" Peppers resist insect, breeders resist patent
    This Kat has received information concerning the publication in a national Dutch newspaper of a double page item calling for crowd-funding of opposition proceedings against a European patent.  The patent in question, granted last year to…
Rank this Week: 28

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    The methodological absurdity of isolated textualism: Halbig, King, and how not to read

    The methodological absurdity of isolated textualism: Halbig, King, and how not to read
    Jonah B. Gelbach Because many states refuse to operate their own health insurance exchanges, millions of people must buy coverage through the federal exchange known as healthcare.gov. The IRS pays subsidies to insurers on behalf of qualifying…
  • Aug 27

    "Poverty Capitalism"

    "Poverty Capitalism"
    If there is any one article that everyone should read and think deeply about, it is Thomas Edsall's piece in the NYTimes (online) on the rise of what he calls "poverty capitalism," i.e., the privatisation of government functions that has the…
  • Aug 23

    Sara Mayeux, We Are All Law and Economics Now

    Sara Mayeux, We Are All Law and Economics Now
    For your Saturday, I thought I'd share a post from the U.S. Intellectual History Blog by Sara Mayeux, who is currently a Sharswood Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Sara looks at law and economics from the perspective of…
Rank this Week: 79

Structured Settlements 4Real

Structured Settlements 4Real

Provides structured settlement information, provocative commentary, news and opinion about structured settlements and settlement planning. By John Darer.

http://structuredsettlements.typepad.com/structured_settlements_4r/
  • Aug 27

    Genex Capital | What's The Story?

    Genex Capital | What's The Story?
    Woodbridge Structured Funding or any consumer for that matter could not be faulted for believing what Genex Capital promotes to the public on its BBB listing is true. But is it? This is a content summary only. Please click on the title for…
  • Aug 26

    JG Wentworth "Misquotes" Better Business Bureau

    JG Wentworth "Misquotes" Better Business Bureau
    JG Wentworth presents its rating from the Better Business Bureau as if it were quoted out of a Broadway style review*. Instead of "Two Thumbs Up" it says "Rated A+" –Better Business Bureau. This is a content summary only. Please click…
  • Aug 25

    CNA Completes Sale of Continental Assurance Company to Wilton Re

    CNA Completes Sale of Continental Assurance Company to Wilton Re
    In my call today to CNA Structured Settlements today I confirmed that with one exception, the CNA customer service number remains unchanged. Please refer to the 4structures.com LLC list of structured... This is a content summary only. Please…
Rank this Week: 66

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Aug 27

    Ação judicial sobre concessão de benefício deve ser precedida de requerimento ao INSS

    Ação judicial sobre concessão de benefício deve ser precedida de requerimento ao INSS
    O Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), em sessão plenária nesta quarta-feira (27), deu parcial provimento ao Recurso Extraordinário (RE) 631240, com repercussão geral reconhecida, em que o Instituto Nacional do Seguro…
  • Aug 27

    Protocolo de cooperação aproxima Judiciários de Brasil e Angola

    Protocolo de cooperação aproxima Judiciários de Brasil e Angola
    O presidente eleito do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), ministro Ricardo Lewandowski, e o presidente do Tribunal Supremo de Angola, juiz conselheiro Cristiano André, assinaram nesta quarta-feira (27) um protocolo de…
  • Aug 27

    Programa Artigo 5º aborda direitos dos menore

    Programa Artigo 5º aborda direitos dos menore
    Crianças e adolescentes têm direitos garantidos por lei desconhecidos por 81% dos brasileiros. Mais que protegidos, os menores de idade devem ser tratados com prioridade. O artigo 5º da Constituição Federal…
Rank this Week: 111

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    This is an incredible story

    This is an incredible story
    What happened here?The jury agreed with the defense and had reasonable doubt about whether the dad did it..The jury believed that the dad did it and the jury excused his behavior.The jury didn't know and didn't care. pollcode.com free…
  • Aug 26

    Daily Report investigates how 11th Circuit handles complaints against judge

    Daily Report investigates how 11th Circuit handles complaints against judge
    Alyson Palmer has this great article about her research into the complaints about judges filed with the 11th Circuit.  The very public suspension of Judge Fuller because of his arrest for domestic violence led her to investigate.…
  • Aug 26

    SHOCKER!

    SHOCKER!
    This story about a judge shocking a defendant can't be true, can it?  From the Baltimore Post Examiner:Maryland Circuit Court Judge Robert C. Nalley — who in 2009 deflated the tire of a Toyota parked outside the Charles…
Rank this Week: 177

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Aug 27

    Richard Ranspot Injured in Crop Duster Accident on FM 485 in Milam County, Texa

    Richard Ranspot Injured in Crop Duster Accident on FM 485 in Milam County, Texa
    Milam County, TX — The pilot of a crop duster was hospitalized after his plane crashed near FM 485 in Milam County, Texas. The accident took place on Saturday, August 16, 2014, around ten in the morning. The pilot, identified as Richard…
  • Aug 27

    Jose Hernandez Killed, Six Injured in Car Accident on Highway 21 in Bryan, Texa

    Jose Hernandez Killed, Six Injured in Car Accident on Highway 21 in Bryan, Texa
    Bryan, TX — Jose Hernandez has been identified as the man who was killed in a two-vehicle accident in Bryan, Texas, on Sunday, August 24, 2014. The accident took place on Highway 21, in front of the Brazos Valley Cowboy Church.…
  • Aug 27

    One Killed in Pedestrian Accident on North Padre Island Drive in Corpus Christi, Texa

    One Killed in Pedestrian Accident on North Padre Island Drive in Corpus Christi, Texa
    Corpus Christi, TX — A man was killed after being hit by two cars in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Friday, August 22, 2014. The accident took place on North Padre Island Drive, around 8:50 at night. According to reports, the man, who has…
Rank this Week: 581

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: 85

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Sex Offenders of the State of New York

    Sex Offenders of the State of New York
    This is a proceeding wherein the petitioner, DK, petitions for an order and judgment, pursuant to CPLR 7801-7806, annulling and vacating the 25 January 2011 final determination of respondent Board of Examiners of Criminal Sex Offenders of the…
  • Aug 27

    The Illinois Appellate Court

    The Illinois Appellate Court
    The best evidence rule applies only when a party seeks to prove the contents of a writing. It has no application where a party seeks to prove a fact which has an existence independently of any writing, and this...
  • Aug 26

    The defendant may have been attempting to strike up a conversation with a female

    The defendant may have been attempting to strike up a conversation with a female
    In one evening, a Detective, who was assigned as backup to an undercover police officer who was attempting to buy controlled substances at a social club. There is no evidence in the record that the undercover officer was able to...
Rank this Week: 708

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Listeria Tainted Cantaloupe Cost this Proud Texan and Kroger Shopper $100,000

    Listeria Tainted Cantaloupe Cost this Proud Texan and Kroger Shopper $100,000
    “She will never be that person she was before September 7, 2011” Frank Mages Ms. Earline Mages is a 76-year-old woman who has been healthy and active throughout her life. ... Continue Reading
  • Aug 26

    King Sooper Cantaloupe Customer Killed by Cancer with a Push from Listeria

    King Sooper Cantaloupe Customer Killed by Cancer with a Push from Listeria
    The causal link between Sharon Jones’ Listeria infection and contaminated cantaloupe grown at the Jensen Farms facility is clear.  In August and September 2011, while living at the Victorian House,... Continue Reading
  • Aug 25

    Another Texas Kroger Shopper Felled By Listeria Cantaloupe

    Another Texas Kroger Shopper Felled By Listeria Cantaloupe
    $100,000 in medical bills and a loving family could not save her. Marie tried to eat healthy, and to stay on budget.  She purchased cantaloupe from Kroger in Garland, Texas... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 113

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    5 Great Ideas That Answer the Question: What Do I Write on My Law Firm Blog?

    5 Great Ideas That Answer the Question: What Do I Write on My Law Firm Blog?
    Former practicing attorney Larry Bodine, the law blog guru at LarryBodine.com, knows firsthand the struggles many attorneys face when trying to consistently create great content for their blog posts. LawMarketing.com Editor Cindy Greenway…
  • Aug 26

    3.7 Million Americans Use Legal Self-Help Centers: ABA Report

    3.7 Million Americans Use Legal Self-Help Centers: ABA Report
    The ABA’s Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services has released a report that finds 3.7 million Americans use legal self-help centers because they cannot afford to pay for an attorney: The study gathered data from 222 of…
  • Aug 25

    How to Perfect Your Ability to Persuade

    How to Perfect Your Ability to Persuade
    Whether we realize it or not, we spend a lot of time negotiating our way through life.  As an attorney, your ability to influence and persuade is critical, not only to prevail for your clients but to attract clients in the first…
Rank this Week: 365

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Aug 27

    Eight Ball, Disbarred Pocket

    Eight Ball, Disbarred Pocket
    The Maryland Court of Appeals has disbarred an attorney well-known for his television advertising. Danny Jacobs of The Daily Record had the story of the bar proceedings. If you’re a Baltimore native of a certain age, you might recognize…
  • Aug 27

    That's What Makes A Horse Race

    That's What Makes A Horse Race
    The Illinois Administrator has filed a complaint alleging that a Kentucky lawyer engaged in unauthorized practice of law in connection with various horse-related matters On October 7, 2003, Respondent was admitted to practice law in Kentucky.…
  • Aug 27

    Not For Adults Only: "Dignity, Always Dignity"

    Not For Adults Only: "Dignity, Always Dignity"
    The South Dakota Special Committee on Judicial Ethics Campaign Intervention has issued an opinion that concludes that, with dignity, a judicial candidate can advertise in a movie theater. The opinion relies on the Merriam Webster dictionary…
Rank this Week: 58

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/
  • Aug 27

    More on "Closely Held" in the Hobby Lobby Regulatory Context

    More on "Closely Held" in the Hobby Lobby Regulatory Context
    Thanks for your informative post, Anne. I started drafting this post as a comment to yours, and then I realized it was its own post. [sigh] It seems to me that the U.S. Department of HHS and any commentators must...
  • Aug 26

    HHS Proposes Definition of Closely Held Entity in Rules for Hobby Lobby Exemption:

    HHS Proposes Definition of Closely Held Entity in Rules for Hobby Lobby Exemption:
    As I have pointed out in earlier posts on this blog, the June decision in Hobby Lobby failed to define closely-held business for purposes of the religious exemption. On August 22nd, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...
  • Aug 26

    The March of the Benefit Corporation: Next Up, West Virginia (Cross Post)

    The March of the Benefit Corporation: Next Up, West Virginia (Cross Post)
    West Virginia is the latest jurisdiction to adopt benefit corporations – the text of our legislation can be found here. As with all benefit corporation legislation, the thrust of West Virginia’s statute is to provide a different standard…
Rank this Week: 86

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Aug 27

    Anti-Procrastinator FRCP Amendments On Their Way (No, Not The Discovery Ones)

    Anti-Procrastinator FRCP Amendments On Their Way (No, Not The Discovery Ones)
    I will be posting in the next few days about the major set of rule amendments dealing with discovery that are set to go before the Judicial Conference next month, but wanted to flag that there are yet more on...
  • Aug 27

    Motion to Declare Case Exceptional and for Attorneys Fees Denied

    Motion to Declare Case Exceptional and for Attorneys Fees Denied
    Charge Lion v. Linear Technology Corp., 6:12cv769 (8/25/14) Judge: John Love Holding: Motion to Declare Case Exceptional and for Attorneys Fees Denied Following on the heels of Judge Dyk's recent opinion on a request to declare a case…
  • Aug 27

    Defendant's Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings Granted

    Defendant's Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings Granted
    Todd v. Grayson County, Texas, 4:13cv574 (8/20/14) Judge: Ron Clark / Amos Mazzant Holding: Defendant's Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings Granted This is a Texas tort claims act case against Grayson County (now there's a good name for a...
Rank this Week: 194

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injuries to minors, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse & neglect, premises liability, products liability, and wrongful death. By Matthew D. Kaplan.

http://www.oregoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    SafeKids Report is Important Guide for Parent

    SafeKids Report is Important Guide for Parent
    As we all prepare for another school year, SafeKids Oregon, an organization that regular readers will know I admire and support, is distributing an important report that is worth every parent’s attention. “Changing the Culture of…
  • Aug 25

    Industrial Accident Death

    Industrial Accident Death
    A story from Ohio last week highlights the danger of industrial accidents throughout the United States and the need for all of us to be vigilant. According to Ohio.com, the website of the Akron Beacon-Journal newspaper, “a…
  • Aug 12

    Little Noticed Federal Order Reinforces Citizens’ Right

    Little Noticed Federal Order Reinforces Citizens’ Right
    A recent article in Slate highlighted an important but little noticed executive order signed by President Obama on the last day of July. According to the online magazine, the “Fair Play and Safe Workplaces” order, as it is…
Rank this Week: 1000

Law Actually

Law Actually

Blog of a LL.M law student in the UK.

http://lawactually.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    Young lawyers’ written communication skill

    Young lawyers’ written communication skill
    … aren’t up to much – apparently.From Young Lawyer 30/07/14: The number of training contracts available has risen, yet the calibre of candidates is unremarkable [.] The number of LPC registrations has dropped for a…
  • Aug 7

    You can’t get anything done with lawyers around

    You can’t get anything done with lawyers around
    Bernie Ecclestone provided a wonderful one liner when he spoke about settling his bribery trial in Germany earlier this week: When you're trying to run businesses it's not easy trying to resolve things when you're dealing with lawyers.…
  • Jul 25

    Sweating like a pig

    Sweating like a pig
    Actually, I’m not.  I like the heat.  I seem to run at a fairly low temperature all year which makes the winters utter misery for me. But it’s also a curse in the summer – all courtesy of a little piece of hell…
Rank this Week: 407

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Aug 27

    Can I Be Sued for Writing Negative Reviews Online?

    Can I Be Sued for Writing Negative Reviews Online?
    The technological advances of the last several years have made online shopping a way of life. At the heart of this new activity is the ability to broadcast consumer complaints. Sites like Yelp!, Angie’s List, and Amazon have turned the…
  • Aug 20

    Don’t Worry NSA, Google Has E-mail Surveillance Covered

    Don’t Worry NSA, Google Has E-mail Surveillance Covered
    It shouldn’t be surprising that Google monitors Gmail for child pornography. After all, this is the same company that scans e-mails and bombards uers with advertising for legal services. However, the scans of John Skillern’s Gmail…
  • Aug 19

    The Future of Same-Sex Marriage May Be up to the Supreme Court

    The Future of Same-Sex Marriage May Be up to the Supreme Court
    The states have an enormous amount of leeway when it comes to marriage. On occasion, however, a state’s laws regarding marriage may be called into question, requiring a high authority to step in and offer a well-reasoned answer. Related…
Rank this Week: 550

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/
  • Aug 27

    Digital Assets: A Wealth of Uncertainty?

    Digital Assets: A Wealth of Uncertainty?
    By Doug Logan Many Americans have detailed instructions addressing the dissolution of their assets after they pass away. However, many people are facing a new challenge: what happens to their digital assets? What happens to their pictures,…
  • Aug 21

    Facebook Under Fire Abroad

    Facebook Under Fire Abroad
    By Stephanie Olson Austrian law student Max Schrems sued Facebook Ireland on August 1 for violating EU privacy law, and 25,000 people have since been added to the suit. “[M]any people say finally someone is doing something in this…
  • Aug 12

    Angry Plaintiffs: Seattle Artist Sues “Angry Bird” Pet Toy Company

    Angry Plaintiffs: Seattle Artist Sues “Angry Bird” Pet Toy Company
    By Peter Montine Juli Adams, a Seattle artist, has sued The Hartz Mountain Corporation for violating its license to use her “Angry Birds” plush pet toy line. Adams created the toy line before the insanely popular video game of the…
Rank this Week: 932

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 27

    Of Unicorns and Leprechauns: Applying the Threatened Species Taxonomy to Administrative Law

    Of Unicorns and Leprechauns: Applying the Threatened Species Taxonomy to Administrative Law
    A colleague & I were recently discussing the ever-shrinking categories of questions in administrative law that might attract a correctness standard (see paras. 58-61 of Dunsmuir and paras. 25-26 of McLean). I suggested that true…
  • Aug 27

    How Effective Is Assisted Self-Help?

    How Effective Is Assisted Self-Help?
    We know that a significant proportion of litigants across Canada are choosing, for a variety of reasons, to represent themselves in court proceedings. Dr. Julie MacFarlane and numerous others have extensively explored this continuing trend.…
  • Aug 27

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Cruz v. McPherson, 2014 ONSC…
Rank this Week: 29

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 413

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Aug 27

    Expert Witnesses and Reliable Method

    Expert Witnesses and Reliable Method
    Under the Federal Rules of Evidence, an expert witness is required to use reliable principles and methods in coming to expert opinions. In this video, Tracy discusses the rule and how it might apply to a damage calculation done by an expert…
  • Aug 12

    Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce Cases: Investigating Spending and Finding Hidden Income and Asset

    Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce Cases: Investigating Spending and Finding Hidden Income and Asset
    Tracy Coenen, author of “Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce Cases: Investigating Spending and Finding Hidden Income and Assets,” shares her insight on uncovering financial details to ensure that divorce settlements are fair and…
  • Aug 5

    Daubert Challenges For Expert Witnesse

    Daubert Challenges For Expert Witnesse
    Expert witnesses frequently run into Daubert challenges, through which opposing counsel is trying to prevent the witness from providing expert testimony at trial. Tracy Coenen talks about how she handles Daubert challenges in her litigation…
Rank this Week: 81

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Aug 27

    Family Film Blogging: The Hundred- Foot Journey

    Family Film Blogging: The Hundred- Foot Journey
    So, first let me tell you my agenda. I try to frequent non-animated PG-rated films as much as possible. Why?...
  • Aug 26

    Dodd-Frank Whistleblowing Check-In

    Dodd-Frank Whistleblowing Check-In
    Joe Nocera thinks that the new SEC whistleblower program is a winner, as it is rewarding people who go first...
  • Aug 22

    The Con Law Conundrum

    The Con Law Conundrum
    The question: to con law or not to con law? The context: Steve Bainbridge responding to Anne Tucker's post on...
Rank this Week: 17

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Aug 27

    Managing Partner Accused Of Embezzling $30 Million From Client

    Managing Partner Accused Of Embezzling $30 Million From Client
    A firm alleges that its former managing partner siphoned off a cool $30 million from client escrow accounts to live like a proverbial rock star.
  • Aug 27

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.27.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.27.14
    * Dean Chemerinsky lays out how the Supreme Court is protecting local corruption. It’s what the Framers would have intended. [New York Times] * In response to the latest article from Professor Michael Krauss, a former student suggests…
  • Aug 27

    Thank You Very Much, Advertisers!

    Thank You Very Much, Advertisers!
    As summer draws to a close, we'd like to thank our sponsors here at ATL.
Rank this Week: 3

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Aug 27

    New Classroom

    New Classroom
    As many of you know, the library’s room 275/76 was one of several areas under construction this summer.  Room 275/76 was originally the library’s computer lab, but as laptops become common the space was better used as a…
  • Aug 19

    Welcome, Class of 2017!

    Welcome, Class of 2017!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2017 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to the…
  • Aug 18

    New Library Website

    New Library Website
    Today we’re happy to announce the launch of our new website!  A lot of hard work has gone into the new design, especially by our webmaster Laurie Urquiaga.  Please test it out and let us know if there’s anything you find…
Rank this Week: 931

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

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

    India top court says Modi should disqualify charged politician

    India top court says Modi should disqualify charged politician
    [JURIST] India's top court on Wednesday ruled that lawmakers with criminal backgrounds should not serve in government positions but that Prime Minister Narendra Modi [official website] should be allowed to choose his own cabinet. The supreme…
  • Aug 27

    World Health Organization calls for strong regulation of electronic cigarette

    World Health Organization calls for strong regulation of electronic cigarette
    [JURIST] The World Health Organization (WHO) [official website] on Tuesday called for strict regulation [text, PDF] of electronic cigarettes, including a ban on the usage of the devices in public places and advertising targeting minors. The…
  • Aug 27

    UN expert requests access to monitor rights violations in Gaza

    UN expert requests access to monitor rights violations in Gaza
    [JURIST] The UN Special Rapporteur on the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Makarim Wibisono [Jerusalem Post report], on Tuesday formally requested [press release; UN News Centre reported] access to Israel and the Occupied…
Rank this Week: 7

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Aug 27

    Misrepresentation of Personal Property Claims Can Cost....BIG

    Misrepresentation of Personal Property Claims Can Cost....BIG
    One of the trickiest parts of property insurance claims is the contents portion of the claims. Even if the insured saved receipts to prove the age and cost of personal property,those receipts are often stored in the same general place as the…
  • Aug 27

    In California, There are Penalties for an Insurance Company that does not Timely Issue Payment After a Settlement

    In California, There are Penalties for an Insurance Company that does not Timely Issue Payment After a Settlement
    Every now and then, I am asked by policyholders and public adjusters: What can one do if the insurance company has not issued payment on a claim that has been agreed upon or settled? Are there any penalties if an insurance company withholds…
  • Aug 26

    What Are Homeowners' Post-Loss Duties In Texas? - Texas Coverage Serie

    What Are Homeowners' Post-Loss Duties In Texas? - Texas Coverage Serie
    In a case recently decided in Texas, the insurance carrier prevailed against the policyholder when the appellate court found that the policyholder failed to adhere to its post-loss duties under a homeowner’s insurance policy.1 This blog…
Rank this Week: 385

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

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

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Seeks Submissions for 2015 Conference

    ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Seeks Submissions for 2015 Conference
    The American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution is accepting proposals for its annual conference to be held April 15-18, 2015 at the Westin Seattle. Many Ombuds have presented over the past few years and it’s a great…
  • Aug 27

    Northern Illinois University Ombuds Office Marks 45 Year

    Northern Illinois University Ombuds Office Marks 45 Year
    An open house on September 9, 2014, will celebrate the 45th anniversary of NIU's Office of the Ombudsperson.  Hosted by NIU Ombuds Sarah Klaper, the event will include remarks from NIU President Doug Baker.  The campus student…
  • Aug 26

    Job Posting (RFP): North Carolina State University

    Job Posting (RFP): North Carolina State University
    The public research university in Raleigh has issued a request for proposals for an Ombudsman Service. According to the RFP, "NC State seeks to provide its faculty members with a confidential and independent resource for discussion of…
Rank this Week: 133

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, commercial litigation and insurance bad faith. By Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonaccidentinjurylawyer.com/
  • Aug 27

    Methuen, Massachusetts: Two Elderly Pedestrians Injured After Being Struck by Vehicle

    Methuen, Massachusetts: Two Elderly Pedestrians Injured After Being Struck by Vehicle
    August 27, 2014 – James, 74, and Marilyn Sarcione, 77, both of Methuen, Massachusetts, have sustained serious personal injuries after being hit by a car.  The accident happened on Monday morning in the parking lot of Holy Family…
  • Aug 13

    Leominster, Massachusetts: Nine people Injured after Multi-Vehicle Accident

    Leominster, Massachusetts: Nine people Injured after Multi-Vehicle Accident
    August 13, 2014 – James Barrett, 26, of Leominster, Massachusetts, and eight other people have sustained serious personal injuries as the result of a four vehicle car accident.  The accident happened on Sunday, at approximately…
  • Aug 13

    Randolph, Massachusetts: 18 Injured in MBTA bus Accident

    Randolph, Massachusetts: 18 Injured in MBTA bus Accident
    August 13, 2014 – A car driven by Stephen Griswold, 30, of Franklin, Massachusetts collided with a MBTA bus in Randolph, causing eighteen people to sustain serious personal injuries.  The accident occurred on Tuesday at…
Rank this Week: 798

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

Public Blawg

Public Blawg

Cover eminent domain, labor and employment, land use, public power, redevelopment and taxation. By Meyers Nave.

http://www.publiclawnews.com/blogs/public-blawg
  • Aug 27

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Reasonable Restrictions on Solicitation at LAX

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Reasonable Restrictions on Solicitation at LAX
    August 27, 2014, by Jennifer E. Faught, Margaret Rosequist Last week, the Ninth Circuit decided the final piece in a decades-old solicitation case, International Society for Krishna Consciousness of California,…
  • Aug 8

    Ninth Circuit Expands Judicial Scrutiny of CERCLA Settlement

    Ninth Circuit Expands Judicial Scrutiny of CERCLA Settlement
    August 8, 2014, by Gregory J. Newmark, Sarah N. Quiter The Ninth Circuit recently issued an opinion that emphasizes the obligation of district courts to independently review the adequacy of proposed consent…
  • May 14

    Even In Drought, Water Must Be Managed To Protect Delta Fish

    Even In Drought, Water Must Be Managed To Protect Delta Fish
    May 14, 2014, by Dawn McIntosh The Ninth Circuit recently issued two controversial opinions which uphold efforts to protect the delta smelt, a small fish endemic to the Sacramento-San Joaquin delta that is protected under…
Rank this Week: 528

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Aug 27

    What price is right? Law School Education and Paul Campo

    What price is right? Law School Education and Paul Campo
    What is a poor law student to do?  Paul Campos has yet again set his sights on what he considers is the bain of legal education- for-profit law schools.  Campos details how how a Chicago-based private equity firm got into the…
  • Aug 18

    Legal Education and Professional Identity, by Steve Friedland

    Legal Education and Professional Identity, by Steve Friedland
    I participated in a discussion group about teaching the formation of professional identity at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) conference in early August, led by Professors Ben Madison of Regent University School of…
  • Aug 13

    Shultz and Zedeck: Collaboration and Motivation in Orientation!

    Shultz and Zedeck: Collaboration and Motivation in Orientation!
    One-Ls at Albany Law, just like those at many other schools, are in the midst of Fall 2014 Orientation. Today, I participated as a  “faculty observer” in a collaborative skill building exercise organized by our Associate Dean…
Rank this Week: 913

Raising the Bar: An Internet…

Raising the Bar: An Internet Marketing Blog for Lawyers

Covers internet marketing and law firm web designs.

http://www.paperstreet.com/blog
  • Aug 27

    A Collection of PaperStreet Webinar

    A Collection of PaperStreet Webinar
    Every month a PaperStreet staff member creates and presents a webinar. They range in topic from SEO and content to design and latest trends. Check out some of our favorites (broken down by category, of course). You can see all of……
  • Aug 26

    New York Criminal Defense Attorneys – Elliot Felig & Associate

    New York Criminal Defense Attorneys – Elliot Felig & Associate
    Elliot Felig & Associates, a New York securities law firm, has just launched an Essentials website. Elliot Felig is a former prosecutor and also a former Wall Street banker with a rare expertise covering both the legal and financial…
  • Aug 26

    Over Optimization: Keyword Rich Anchor Text

    Over Optimization: Keyword Rich Anchor Text
    We are always preaching optimization, optimization, optimization when we talk about SEO. Of course, a properly optimized page is absolutely key to rankings, but you can overdo it. One of the good practices of SEO is to link within…
Rank this Week: 648

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    Tax Court Approves the IRS's Taxation of Frequent Flyer Mile

    Tax Court Approves the IRS's Taxation of Frequent Flyer Mile
    The Tax Court yesterday required the taxpayer to include $668 in income as reported by Citibank on Form 1099-MISC as the value of an airline ticket received by the taxpayer upon redemption of 50,000 "Thank You Points" from opening a…
  • Aug 27

    Visualizing Employment by Law School

    Visualizing Employment by Law School
    Lawyer Metrics: Visualizing Employment By Law School, Part I, by Christopher Zorn: We looked at the schools in the top 50 of the U.S. News 2014 rankings, and plotted the percentages of each school’s graduates in each of the ABA’s summary…
  • Aug 27

    CBO: An Update to the Budget and Economic Outlook

    CBO: An Update to the Budget and Economic Outlook
    Congressional Budget Office, An Update to the Budget and Economic Outlook (Aug. 2014):
Rank this Week: 2

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Aug 27

    Judge Denies Apple Request for Injunction vs Samsung Phones, Tablet

    Judge Denies Apple Request for Injunction vs Samsung Phones, Tablet
    A federal judge Wednesday denied a request from Apple Inc. to bar Samsung Electronics Co. from selling smartphones and tablets in the U.S. that infringe on Apple patents. Apple had sought a permanent injunction against certain Samsung…
  • Aug 27

    Judge Denies Apple Request for Injunction vs Samsung Phones, Tablet

    Judge Denies Apple Request for Injunction vs Samsung Phones, Tablet
    A federal judge Wednesday denied a request from Apple Inc. to bar Samsung Electronics Co. from selling smartphones and tablets in the U.S. that infringe on Apple patents. Apple had sought a permanent injunction against certain Samsung…
  • Aug 27

    FBI Probes Possible Computer Hacking Incident at J.P. Morgan

    FBI Probes Possible Computer Hacking Incident at J.P. Morgan
    Agence France-Presse/Getty Images The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing a possible computer hacking attack on J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., in what people familiar with the probe described as a significant breach of corporate…
Rank this Week: 13

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Aug 27

    Chicken Cutlets Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

    Chicken Cutlets Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination
    TNUVA USA of Fairfield, NJ, is recalling approximately 8,316 pounds of Mom’s Chicken Extra Thin Cutlets due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and…
  • Aug 27

    Update: UK Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Three Deaths Likely Came From a Single Source of Egg

    Update: UK Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Three Deaths Likely Came From a Single Source of Egg
    The Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak in the U.K. has now sickened nearly 250 people, and three of them have reportedly died. And, according to public health officials, the illnesses can likely be traced back to a single source of…
  • Aug 26

    FSIS Enforcement Action Results in Sentencing in Three Criminal Case

    FSIS Enforcement Action Results in Sentencing in Three Criminal Case
    A trio of successful prosecutions top the quarterly enforcement report from the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service for the period ending June 30th. The April to June period is the third quarter of the federal fiscal year, which…
Rank this Week: 59

Out of the Jungle

Out of the Jungle

Thoughts on the present and future of legal information, legal research, and legal education. From Jim Milles, BJ Kaufman, Betsy McKenzie, Linda Ryan, Marie S. Newman, Greg Laughlin, Ann Puckett, Gail Daly and Jacqueline Cantwell.

http://outofthejungle.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    Kindle and Reading

    Kindle and Reading
    I've got a Kindle, but use it mostly when I'm travelling so that I can have access to reading material without having to haul around lots of books in my suitcase.  I hate running out of books. During more than one foreign vacation,…
  • Aug 11

    Amazon versus Hatchette, round 3 or 4

    Amazon versus Hatchette, round 3 or 4
    Wow. The gloves are off! It was reported a while ago that the trade press Hachette was negotiating with Amazon on pricing. This happens each year as contracts come up for renewal. But this year is being different. According to some…
  • Jul 28

    Purge? WTF?! Yet another form of cyberbullying

    Purge? WTF?! Yet another form of cyberbullying
    Wow! Social media has spawned a new form of cyberbullying, and surprise, surprise, it tends to focus on females. Purge happened worldwide on Facebook between July 17 and 19, with supposedly anonymous posts saying whatever folks liked about…
Rank this Week: 215

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

Discuss labor and employment law issues for the San Antonio, Texas community. By Thomas J. Crane.

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Rejection by the EEOC Means Nothing

    Rejection by the EEOC Means Nothing
    The EEOC received some 93,727 charges of discrimination last year. Locally, each EEOC investigator carries a case load of 75-95 cases per year. Those numbers indicate very little time is devoted to actual investigation. The open secret is…
  • Aug 26

    San Antonio Lawyer Sought Death of Former Office Manager

    San Antonio Lawyer Sought Death of Former Office Manager
    Yes, these things really do happen. I just uttered those words a few days ago and then come this story about a local lawyer who asked a client to kill his former office manager. Paul Andrews, a San Antonio lawyer, wanted to kill his former…
  • Aug 22

    Judge Dismisses Texas Lawsuit Against EEOC

    Judge Dismisses Texas Lawsuit Against EEOC
    In 2012, the EEOC issued guidance to employers regarding criminal background checks. Criminal background checks can have a disproportionate impact on minorities. The EEOC's goal was to help employers avoid a blanket rule prohibiting hiring…
Rank this Week: 414

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 130

The Divorce Blog

The Divorce Blog

Covers divorce and family law news. By Kevin W. Chern.

http://www.totaldivorce.com/blog
  • Aug 27

    Neil Young Files for Divorce

    Neil Young Files for Divorce
    After 36 years of marriage, Canadian rock legend Neil Young has filed for divorce from his wife Pegi. Young, 68, filed a petition for dissolution of marriage in his hometown of San Mateo, California, on July 29th. The couple met in 1974 at a…
  • Aug 20

    Divorce For Transgender Marriage

    Divorce For Transgender Marriage
    Last week, courts in both Arizona and California ruled that marriages of two transgender men were valid and that they can, in fact, get divorced. Thomas Beatie, 40, was born female and in 1997 he underwent assessment to determine his…
  • Aug 12

    Duchovny and Leoni Divorce

    Duchovny and Leoni Divorce
    After a marriage spanning seventeen years, actor David Duchovny and actress Tea Leoni are officially divorcing. Duchovny, most recently noted for his work on Showtime’s “Californication, “filed documents with New York in…
Rank this Week: 795

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

The legal blog of theInnocence Project founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Aug 27

    Louisiana Exoneree Seeks Compensation

    Louisiana Exoneree Seeks Compensation
    Nearly three years ago, Michael Williams was exonerated of second-degree murder in Louisiana. According to the American Lawyer, Williams is now seeking compensation from New Orleans and the state for the more than 15 years he spent in prison…
  • Aug 26

    North Carolina Man Expected to be Released

    North Carolina Man Expected to be Released
    On Monday, a Superior Court judge in North Carolina dismissed all charges and vacated the convictions of Michael Parker who was convicted of multiple sex crimes against his three children. Parker spent more than 20 years behind bars and is…
  • Aug 25

    Illinois Passes Identification Law

    Illinois Passes Identification Law
    Legislation to improve eyewitness identification procedures in Illinois was signed by the governor on Friday, marking the second wrongful conviction law to be signed in two weeks. In an effort to reduce the risk of misidentification,…
Rank this Week: 657

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Aug 27

    An OpEd by Erwin Chemerinsky

    An OpEd by Erwin Chemerinsky
    "How the Supreme Court Protects Bad Cops," is Erwin Chemerinsky's OpEd in the New York Times. He's the dean of the UC-Irvine School of Law. In recent years, the court has made it very difficult, and often impossible, to hold...
  • Aug 27

    Indefensible

    Indefensible
    That's the title of an article posted at Slate by Gabriel Urza. It's subtitled, "Why Khalid Sheikh Mohammed’s lawyer is leaving the defense team—and the Army." Here's the beginning: Tuesday is Army Major Jason Wright’s last…
  • Aug 27

    North Carolina Roundup

    North Carolina Roundup
    The Robesonian of Lumberton, North Carolina publishes the editorial, "No margin for error with the death penalty." There are a lot of reasons to oppose the death penalty. In no particular order, here are ours: And: And the most obvious,...
Rank this Week: 27

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 4

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Covers accident & injury, asbestos, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, pharmaceutical litigation, and workers compensation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Chicago Officials Use Twitter to Tracks Foodborne Illne

    Chicago Officials Use Twitter to Tracks Foodborne Illne
    It seems like every day there is a new recall issued for some type of food contamination - salmonella, E.coli, listeria or other risks of public health. Although the FDA and USDA are trying to ramp up their inspection and enforcement…
  • Aug 25

    Millions of Bean Bags Recalled after Child Death

    Millions of Bean Bags Recalled after Child Death
    More than 2.2 million bean bags made by Ace Bayou Corp. are being recalled after two children suffocated to death inside of them. The bean bags, which come in various shapes, colors, fabrics and sizes, were sold at popular stores such as…
  • Jul 25

    Unnecessary C-Sections Plague American Women

    Unnecessary C-Sections Plague American Women
    One in three American mothers deliver their first child through Cesarean section and 90% of those women who then have a second child will deliver through C-section again. It has not always been this way: in the 1970s, only 5% of all births…
Rank this Week: 658

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Covers pharmaceutical, medical device and medical malpractice litigation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Chicago Officials Use Twitter to Tracks Foodborne Illne

    Chicago Officials Use Twitter to Tracks Foodborne Illne
    It seems like every day there is a new recall issued for some type of food contamination - salmonella, E.coli, listeria or other risks of public health. Although the FDA and USDA are trying to ramp up their inspection and enforcement…
  • Aug 25

    Millions of Bean Bags Recalled after Child Death

    Millions of Bean Bags Recalled after Child Death
    More than 2.2 million bean bags made by Ace Bayou Corp. are being recalled after two children suffocated to death inside of them. The bean bags, which come in various shapes, colors, fabrics and sizes, were sold at popular stores such as…
  • Jul 25

    Unnecessary C-Sections Plague American Women

    Unnecessary C-Sections Plague American Women
    One in three American mothers deliver their first child through Cesarean section and 90% of those women who then have a second child will deliver through C-section again. It has not always been this way: in the 1970s, only 5% of all births…
Rank this Week: 189