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Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

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

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
Rank this Week: 492

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers minimum wage and tip credit in Georgia. By Buckley Beal LLP.

http://www.overtimelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Supreme Court to Consider When the Car Sales Exemption Applie

    Supreme Court to Consider When the Car Sales Exemption Applie
    The U.S. Supreme Court has just agreed to review the circumstances under which the car exemption may apply. Pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act, “non-exempt” employees are generally entitled to earn overtime pay at a rate of…
  • Feb 4

    Lawsuits Filed Based on Violations of Wage and Hour Laws Continue at Record Pace

    Lawsuits Filed Based on Violations of Wage and Hour Laws Continue at Record Pace
    Continuing the trend of the last several years, 2015 set a record for the number of lawsuits filed alleging violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Forecasters predict that this trend will continue throughout 2016, and perhaps even…
  • Jan 25

    New Guidance Issued Regarding “Joint Employers”

    New Guidance Issued Regarding “Joint Employers”
    The Department of Labor (DOL) has just issued new guidance aimed at helping determine when workers can be considered a joint employee of two businesses.   Although not a policy shift, it emphasizes the need for employers to ensure…
Rank this Week: 872

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Feb 12

    En banc Federal Circuit affirms Mallinkrodt, notwithstanding Quanta

    En banc Federal Circuit affirms Mallinkrodt, notwithstanding Quanta
    By Jason Rantanen Lexmark International, Inc. v. Impression Products (Fed. Cir. 2016) (en banc) Download Opinion Majority opinion authored by Judge Taranto, with Judge Dyk dissenting (joined by Judge Hughes)  This morning the Federal…
  • Feb 12

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain
    Gene Quinn: Free Drugs: Bernie Sanders And The End Of Drug Patent Exclusivity Joseph Herndon: Driessen v. Sony Music Entertainment Ashby Jones: Patent Litigation Up In 2015, Despite Efforts To Rein It In Jacob Kleinman: Apple Sued Over 3D…
  • Feb 11

    Strategic Decision Making in Dual PTAB and District Court Proceeding

    Strategic Decision Making in Dual PTAB and District Court Proceeding
    By Jason Rantanen Saurabh Vishnubhakat (Texas A&M), Arti Rai (Duke) and Jay Kesan (Illinois) recently released a draft of their empirical study of Patent Trial and Appeal Board proceedings, Strategic Decision Making in Dual PTAB and…
Rank this Week: 198

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Feb 12

    Is an Alligator a “Deadly Weapon”?

    Is an Alligator a “Deadly Weapon”?
    You may be surprised to know that no Florida case has yet addressed this question.        Related StoriesTopless Gardener Scrapes Bottom of BarrelMonkey Loses Copyright Battle 
  • Feb 11

    “Happy Birthday” Settlement Reached; Song Would Enter Public Domain

    “Happy Birthday” Settlement Reached; Song Would Enter Public Domain
    Hold off on that royalty check you were about to write.        Related StoriesMonkey Loses Copyright Battle 
  • Feb 9

    NOTE: Don’t Wear Pajamas to Court

    NOTE: Don’t Wear Pajamas to Court
    Don't wear them out of the house, actually, but if you must, at least don't wear them to court.          
Rank this Week: 107

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

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Dislodged Manhole Cover Strikes Car, Kills Driver in Boston’s O’Neill Tunnel

    Dislodged Manhole Cover Strikes Car, Kills Driver in Boston’s O’Neill Tunnel
    A tragic accident on Friday morning has resulted in the death of a woman, and a massive, city-wide inspection of all manhole covers on Boston highways. According to police, the woman’s car was struck by a manhole cover as she was…
  • Jan 28

    Minor Car Accidents: To Report, or Not to Report?

    Minor Car Accidents: To Report, or Not to Report?
    There are thousands of car accidents every day in the United States. In fact, in a single year there are typically over five million crashes, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). If that number…
  • Jan 27

    Truck Tire Comes Loose on Route 128, Killing Lexington Man

    Truck Tire Comes Loose on Route 128, Killing Lexington Man
    On Tuesday afternoon, a tire came off the rear axle of a Dodge RAM pickup truck while the driver was headed southbound on Route 128 in Lexington. According to David Procopio, a spokesman for the Massachusetts State Police, the tire came…
Rank this Week: 696

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Feb 12

    What I’m Reading These Day

    What I’m Reading These Day
    The podcasts I listen to cost me money. On a recent podcast, I caught an interview with Cal Newport, who discussed his new book, Deep Work. I’ve been taking a break from business books lately, but this one is very different. His thesis…
  • Feb 11

    Pro-Tip on E-Filing at the Georgia Supreme Court

    Pro-Tip on E-Filing at the Georgia Supreme Court
    Every now and then, I e-file things at the Supreme Court that require me to attach a set of exhibits. There are a few categories of things that require you to petition for the Court to take your appeal. And when you do that, you have to put…
  • Jan 6

    My Interview Regarding Gun Control

    My Interview Regarding Gun Control
    Yesterday, I was interviewed by Zosha Millman regarding the Constitutionality of Obama’s proposed executive actions on gun control. She did a great job of explaining the proposals as well as the potential permanence of them and their…
Rank this Week: 204

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    Correction

    Correction
    The narrative of the week seems to be that we're seeing a "correction" in the art market.  See here, for example, and here.But I've never understood how that concept is supposed to apply to the art market.  "Correcting" to what?…
  • Feb 12

    The Top 9 Takeaways From The Knoedler Trial

    The Top 9 Takeaways From The Knoedler Trial
    By Eileen Kinsella and Sarah Cascone at artnet.  I'm (briefly) quoted.
  • Feb 10

    It's over

    It's over
    Knoedler trial settles.
Rank this Week: 209

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    The Business of Gift

    The Business of Gift
    In honor of Valentine's Day, The Economics Daily (a blog and email alert service from the Bureau of Labor Statistics) highlights gift-related retail businesses. It might not surprise anyone who's shopped online or seen trucks delivering…
  • Feb 9

    Library Closed for Presidents' Day

    Library Closed for Presidents' Day
    Gallagher Law Library will be closed to the public this upcoming Monday, February 15, for the Presidents' Day Holiday. The Reference Office will also be closed. The Library will reopen per our usual schedule on Tuesday at 8:00 am.More…
  • Feb 3

    Low-income Washingtonians Need Legal Help

    Low-income Washingtonians Need Legal Help
    This fall the state Office of Civil Legal Aid published a new report (commissioned by the Supreme Court and prepared by a team at WSU) describing the frequency and type of legal needs of low-income state residents: 2015 Washington State Civil…
Rank this Week: 607

Florida Elder Law and Estate…

Florida Elder Law and Estate Planning

Provides news and views on current topics in elder law, estate planning, wills and trusts, caregiver issues, probate and estate administration, Medicaid and Veterans benefits, other issues of importance to seniors and their families. By Joseph S. Karp.

http://karplaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 157

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS CONFIRMS SHARPTON'S IRRELEVANCE. SANDERS IS DRINKING HIS OWN KOOL-AID. BLOOMBERG WAITS.

    CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS CONFIRMS SHARPTON'S IRRELEVANCE. SANDERS IS DRINKING HIS OWN KOOL-AID. BLOOMBERG WAITS.
    (The following post is by blog contributor The Professor. Enjoy. )Al Sharpton got his legs cut off from under him Thursday, when the Congressional Black Caucus endorsed Hilary Clinton.  Sharpton, after having breakfast with Sanders on…
  • Feb 9

    NIXON RESIGNS! DEWEY BEATS TRUMAN!

    NIXON RESIGNS! DEWEY BEATS TRUMAN!
    From the JAA Broward Blog yesterday:Imperato to resign? – a bailiff was caught scurrying away earlier this morning with what looks to be some of Cindy Imperato’s personal belongings in an archive box, including an…
  • Feb 9

    NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY TODAY

    NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY TODAY
    The irascible, grouchy, unpredictable, "live free or die" citizens of New Hampshire go to the polls today and vote in the nation's first political primary (as opposed to the Iowa caucuses) in this presidential season. We can't help but…
Rank this Week: 126

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: 58

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Feb 12

    Presidents’ Day Library Hour

    Presidents’ Day Library Hour
    The Library will be open on Monday, February 15, 2016 from 9:00 am – 10:00 pm. Presidents’ Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George…
  • Feb 5

    BLS Library Pre-Oscar Movie Night

    BLS Library Pre-Oscar Movie Night
    During the week leading up to Oscar Night 2016, the Brooklyn Law School Library will host a Pre-Oscar Movie Night. The event showcases the Prof. Robert Pitler movie collection of more than 1500 DVDs. Click on the link to see the complete list…
  • Jan 30

    Watergate Revisited

    Watergate Revisited
    The 43rd anniversary of the January 30, 1973 convictions of former Nixon aides G. Gordon Liddy and James W. McCord Jr. for conspiracy, burglary and wiretapping in connection with the break-in at the Watergate hotel brings to mind the…
Rank this Week: 319

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: 123

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 38

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    Call for Papers: Persons/Things Workshop

    Call for Papers: Persons/Things Workshop
    The Faculty of Law of the University of Turku has issued a call for papers for a workshop on "Persons/Things," to be held May 12-13, 2016. Here's the call: In recent decades many of the foundational classificatory structures of law have been…
  • Feb 12

    New Issue: Human Rights Law Review

    New Issue: Human Rights Law Review
    The latest issue of the Human Rights Law Review (Vol. 16, no. 1, March 2016) is out. Contents include:Yossi Nehushtan, Offensive Expression: The Limits of Neutral Balancing Tests and the Need to Take Sides Alecia Johns, The Case for…
  • Feb 12

    Jalloh & Meisenberg: The Law Reports of the Special Court for Sierra Leone. Volume III: The Taylor Case

    Jalloh & Meisenberg: The Law Reports of the Special Court for Sierra Leone. Volume III: The Taylor Case
    Charles Chernor Jalloh (Florida International Univ. - Law) & Simon M. Meisenberg have published The Law Reports of the Special Court for Sierra Leone. Volume III: Prosecutor v. Charles Ghankay Taylor (The Taylor Case) (Brill | Nijhoff…
Rank this Week: 45

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Feb 12

    Email Encryption from Virtru | Encrypted Email Service

    Email Encryption from Virtru | Encrypted Email Service
    VIRTU SCIENCE www.virtru.com Privacy concerns have become a major issue for Internet users, and the privacy of email is no exception. Every email you send is potentially being profiled by advertisers, screened by government agencies, and…
  • Feb 11

    Attackers Get PINs for 101,000 Taxpayers at IRS – GigaLaw

    Attackers Get PINs for 101,000 Taxpayers at IRS – GigaLaw
    by Doug Isenberg The Internal Revenue Service was the target of an attack that used stolen social security numbers and other taxpayer data to obtain PINs that can be used to file tax returns electronically. The attack occurred in…
  • Feb 8

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: RESPA Video Replay–NYSBA CLE

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: RESPA Video Replay–NYSBA CLE
    TILA & the New Rules  Video Replay Tuesday, February 16, 2016  12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.     Online Video Replay This program is a video replay of a previous live presentation. Note: Newly admitted…
Rank this Week: 518

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    (Un)Sustainability: 1,000 Word

    (Un)Sustainability: 1,000 Word
    [click pic to embiggen][Hat Tip: SoIB GS; Source]Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Feb 12

    Phrasing!

    Phrasing!
    Ummm:[Source][Hat Tip: Ʀєfùsєηíκ] Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Feb 12

    Late Breaking: Money, Money Health Wonk Review

    Late Breaking: Money, Money Health Wonk Review
    Steve Anderson hosts this week's break-out edition of the Health Wonk Review. It's about money, for sure, bit it's also about egregious wealth creation (well, okay, that's money) and wasteful legislation, patient-centered care and…
Rank this Week: 680

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/
  • Feb 12

    A Comparative Critique of "The Ultimate Unifying Approach to Complying With All Laws and Regulations"

    A Comparative Critique of "The Ultimate Unifying Approach to Complying With All Laws and Regulations"
    In the new Green Bag, Daniel Solove and Woodrow Hartzog have an article titled "The Ultimate Unifying Approach to Complying With All Laws and Regulations." It's described here. This is the SSRN abstract: "There are countless…
  • Feb 12

    The Borders of Black History

    The Borders of Black History
    Black history is often regarded as primarily a matter of race or skin color, whereas Latino and Asian American history are about borders. But I tend to think that borders have played an important role in African American history too: the…
  • Feb 11

    Judicial supremacy and professional responsibility

    Judicial supremacy and professional responsibility
    The ethics complaint filed against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton last summer will proceed to a State Bar investigation. (H/T: Josh Blackman) The complaint stems from a letter Paxton sent to county clerks in the wake of Obergefell,…
Rank this Week: 32

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/
  • Feb 12

    Uber settles a couple class actions concerning the way it advertises its service

    Uber settles a couple class actions concerning the way it advertises its service
    This article by Scott Graham explains that Uber has settled a couple cases about the way it advertises its $1-$2 so-called "safe ride" fee. Here are some excerpts: The on-demand ride service Uber Technologies Inc. has agreed to pay $28.5...
  • Feb 12

    U.S. obesity rate hits a new high -- 28% (with another 35.6% classified as overweight)

    U.S. obesity rate hits a new high -- 28% (with another 35.6% classified as overweight)
    According to this Gallup report, the U.S. obesity rate has hit a new high -- 28% -- up 2.5 percentage points since just 2008. Here are some excerpts from the report: In addition to the 28.0% who are obese, another...
  • Feb 11

    Results in so-called no-injury class action

    Results in so-called no-injury class action
    A recent Public Citizen report maintains that the idea of the "no-injury" class action is a fiction. After all, wrongful corporate conduct may be harmful to consumers, and worthy of deterrence, even when it is difficult for many individuals…
Rank this Week: 368

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 118

The Supreme Court of Texas blog

The Supreme Court of Texas blog

Covers pending cases and new decisions that will shape Texas law. By Don Cruse.

http://www.scotxblog.com
Rank this Week: 279

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

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

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 36

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Feb 12

    The Times Are Changing: Kicked Out of School Because of Your DNA

    The Times Are Changing: Kicked Out of School Because of Your DNA
    The Civil Rights Movement has encouraged Americans not to judge people by appearance alone. To limit a person’s potential due to an immutable characteristic goes against the American Dream. Discrimination is usually based on outward,…
  • Feb 11

    A Father’s Right to His Child

    A Father’s Right to His Child
    Mothers have historically been the primary caregivers over children, but fathers’ rights have been increasing overtime. If you are a father and want to gain custody, the first thing you need to do is establish paternity. Establishing…
  • Feb 9

    Ohio’s Version of the Scarlett Letter

    Ohio’s Version of the Scarlett Letter
    “On the breast of her gown, in fine red cloth, surrounded with an elaborate embroidery and fantastic flourishes of gold-thread, appeared the letter A.” Bright yellow plates with bright red numbers and letters. Legislature has…
Rank this Week: 611

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Can Social Media Prevent Future Crimes?

    Can Social Media Prevent Future Crimes?
    In 2002, Steven Spielberg directed Tom Cruise in the movie Minority Report. Spoiler alert: the movie’s plot focused on a detective in a futuristic world where the police used the gifts of three people who could see into the future to…
  • Feb 10

    Was Sean Penn’s Meeting with El Chapo a Crime?

    Was Sean Penn’s Meeting with El Chapo a Crime?
    In one of the stranger bits of news to start 2016, Sean Penn, the Academy Award-winning actor and director, secretly met with and interviewed one of the world’s most wanted fugitives, Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera, aka…
  • Feb 8

    Has Prop 47 Increased Crime in California?

    Has Prop 47 Increased Crime in California?
    There is a Latin phrase that many attorneys learn in law school: “post hoc, ergo propter hoc.” Basically, that phrase translates to “after this, therefore because of this.” When one event is seemingly related to an…
Rank this Week: 174

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 19

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 304

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Feb 12

    Espinoza v. Arkansas Valley Adventures – Tourist Injury Lawsuit

    Espinoza v. Arkansas Valley Adventures – Tourist Injury Lawsuit
    Fort Myers is a tourist destination, and those engaging in an array of outdoor activities – kayaking, parasailing, waterskiing, skydiving, boating, hiking, bicycling and more – are taking on some level of inherent risk. …
  • Feb 10

    Summerhill v. Klauer – Motorcycle Accident Victims Gets New Trial

    Summerhill v. Klauer – Motorcycle Accident Victims Gets New Trial
    A motorcycle accident victim will have the opportunity for a new trial after an appeals court ruled the trial judge erred in excluding certain evidence that would have been beneficial to the plaintiff.  Summerhill v. Klauer was an…
  • Feb 8

    Safer Roads for SWFL Bicyclists in 2016?

    Safer Roads for SWFL Bicyclists in 2016?
    Florida has for years now held the dubious distinction of having the highest rate and bicycle accidents and related deaths. Lee County has historically been one of the worst locations, ranking 10th in the state, with regular riders and…
Rank this Week: 637

North Carolina Journal of Law &…

North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology

Features legal scholarship in law and technology topics, including intellectual property law, cyberspace law, environmental law, criminal law, health law, and privacy law.

http://ncjolt.org/
  • Feb 12

    Internet Tax is Now Permanently Banned

    Internet Tax is Now Permanently Banned
    In 1998, Representative Christopher Cox and Senator Ron Wyden authored the Internet Tax Freedom Act (“the Act”). The purpose of the Act was to promote the commercial, educational, and informational potential of the Internet,…
  • Feb 12

    No Strings Attached: Indian Regulatory Authority Declares Free, Facebook- Sponsored Mobile Internet a Violation of Net Neutrality Principle

    No Strings Attached: Indian Regulatory Authority Declares Free, Facebook- Sponsored Mobile Internet a Violation of Net Neutrality Principle
    On Monday, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) enacted a formal regulation prohibiting the imposition of discriminatory tariffs by data service providers.   Although the regulations apply to all Indian telecom service…
  • Feb 12

    Is Technology Stealing Your Job as a Young Lawyer?

    Is Technology Stealing Your Job as a Young Lawyer?
    At the most recent meeting of the ABA’s House of Delegates several interesting proposals were discussed, including a resolution urging the United States to record its oral arguments and to make the videotapes available to the public.…
Rank this Week: 693

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Feb 12

    Will Someone Please File a WTO Complaint against New Zealand?

    Will Someone Please File a WTO Complaint against New Zealand?
    In my daily trade news reading, I was surprised to come across this sentence: [New Zealand] has not lost a dispute at the WTO in 20 years. Can that really be true, I thought? Luckily, there's a web site that...
  • Feb 12

    Project Coordinator, TradeLab – International Economic Law (Trade and/or Investment)

    Project Coordinator, TradeLab – International Economic Law (Trade and/or Investment)
    From TradeLab: POSITION VACANT Project Coordinator, TradeLab – International Economic Law (Trade and/or Investment) Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, together with the Graduate Institute of International and…
  • Feb 10

    The Ministerial Decision on Export Competition

    The Ministerial Decision on Export Competition
    Can anyone enlighten me on how the obligation to eliminate export subsidies on agricultural products in articles 6 and 7 of the Ministerial decision on Export Competition WT/MIN(15)/45 — WT/L/980…
Rank this Week: 498

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Feb 12

    Long delay means suspension not disbarment for real estate lawyer

    Long delay means suspension not disbarment for real estate lawyer
    A Toronto area real estate lawyer has lost his bid to dismiss a Law Society of Upper Canada disciplinary panel finding of knowingly assisting in fraud but won’t be disbarred. While the Ontario Divisional Court said no to Paul…
  • Feb 12

    Legal news roundup - Feb. 12, 2016

    Legal news roundup - Feb. 12, 2016
    Canada One La Loche shooting victim released from hospital: Saskatchewan government, Canadian Press Liberals break promise to implement firearm-marking rules, Canadian Press Snoop Dogg invests in Canadian pot producer, CBC United States N.Y.…
  • Feb 11

    Guard sued for lawyer drug-smuggling accusation

    Guard sued for lawyer drug-smuggling accusation
    One Edmonton correctional officer’s outrageous alleged remarks about female lawyers smuggling narcotics in their uteruses is not necessarily a sign of an anti-lawyer culture in the city’s jails. “You can certainly…
Rank this Week: 369

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 105

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    4-day weekend + DJ article

    4-day weekend + DJ article
    It's a court holiday today [Lincoln's B-day] and Monday [President's Day] for state court employees, so that makes for a four-day weekend! (Sorry, Feds, but you only get Monday.) Billable hours for the rest of us. And for future calendaring,…
  • Feb 10

    Wham! Bang! Pow!

    Wham! Bang! Pow!
    A day in the life of the 2d District: It isn't all one amazingly fascinating legal question after another. Sometimes it's GIGO.2/2 awards appellate sanctions here:It is clear to us from the actions taken by appellant on appeal and from…
  • Feb 10

    "Call-in Lease" profiled in today's DJ

    "Call-in Lease" profiled in today's DJ
    Today's DJ profiles LASC judge Colin Leis, who's been on the LASC bench since Nov. 12, 2014. But before his appointment, he served at the 2d DCA for 20 years in divisions 8 and 5 (for Justices Rubin and Godoy Perez).
Rank this Week: 80

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

Covers law practice in the desert Southwest. By Tim Eigo, the editor of Arizona Attorney magazine, which is the monthly publication of the State Bar of Arizona.

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • Feb 12

    The @scion is dead, long live the Scion

    The @scion is dead, long live the Scion
    As you may already have heard, Toyota is ending its years-long experiment with the Scion brand. The cars remaining under that mark will be relabeled as Toyotas. And so ends the carmaker’s venture into a “youth…
  • Feb 11

    Over protests, calfskin yields to paper in U.K.’s Parliament

    Over protests, calfskin yields to paper in U.K.’s Parliament
    You likely have not had your fill of vellum news stories this week. So here you go. News from the U.K. tells us that Parliament—specifically the House of Lords—has voted to eliminate the use of vellum—calfskin—as…
  • Feb 10

    Lawyer generational differences explored in @sdcountybar roundtable

    Lawyer generational differences explored in @sdcountybar roundtable
    Last week, I was happy to be in San Diego, where I was attending some legal-related meetings. And as you may know, when I travel, I like to see what local legal organizations have on offer in the area of publications. So that took me to…
Rank this Week: 465

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    Ayala v. Davis, No. 09-99005 (per curiam;…

    Ayala v. Davis, No. 09-99005 (per curiam; panel is Reinhardt, Wardlaw, and Callahan) --- On remand from the United States Supreme Court, see Davis v. Ayala, 135 S. Ct. 2187 (2015), the Ninth Circuit held that the California state courts did…
  • Feb 9

    Two opinions in noncapital habeas…

    Two opinions in noncapital habeas appeals.  In the first, the en banc panel settles a question about what "clearly established federal law" governs a claim, and rules in favor of a California state prisoner.  In the second, a…
  • Feb 9

    United States v. Johnson, No. 14-10113…

    United States v. Johnson, No. 14-10113 (Rosenthal, DJ (S.D. Tex.) with Kozinski and Tallman) --- The Ninth Circuit vacated a sentence for false statements and perjury and remanded for resentencing because the sentencing judge failed to make…
Rank this Week: 353

My Shingle

My Shingle

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

http://myshingle.com/
  • Feb 12

    Is NewLaw Sticky Enough to Survive a Recession?

    Is NewLaw Sticky Enough to Survive a Recession?
    Yesterday, TechCrunch contributer Bastiann Janmaat pondered this question: Are startups selling to startups building a house of cards? Bastian observes: B2B companies whose customers are other early stage B2B companies put themselves doubly…
  • Feb 9

    Make Money Monday: Paid Client Consults Without Avvo or the ABA

    Make Money Monday: Paid Client Consults Without Avvo or the ABA
    Both Avvo and the ABA have recognized the need for individuals and small business owners to get quick answers from lawyers. To this end, Avvo launched Avvo Advisors last year where a user can pay 39 bucks for a fifteen minute Q and A session…
  • Feb 4

    Does StandIn Stand Up for Solo and Small Law Firms?

    Does StandIn Stand Up for Solo and Small Law Firms?
    Scrolling through #LegalTech on Twitter, a new name came across my feed: StandIn, described as kind of an Uber for court appearances. Since many other #altlaw sites that self-describe as Uber rarely live up to the hype, I decided to see how…
Rank this Week: 469

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 162

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers auto accidents and consumer product recalls. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Jenkins v. C.R.E.S. Mgmt. LLC – Premises Liability for Criminal Attack

    Jenkins v. C.R.E.S. Mgmt. LLC – Premises Liability for Criminal Attack
    Those who have suffered a violent criminal attack know how it can upend your whole life. The physical injuries can be devastating and the emotional scars may last long after the body has healed.  The criminal justice system exists for…
  • Feb 3

    Brawl in Florida Bar Leads to Lawsuit Against Pop Star

    Brawl in Florida Bar Leads to Lawsuit Against Pop Star
    A bouncer at a popular Key West bar is suing former Backstreet Boy Nick Carter after the pop star allegedly attacked attacked staffers and tried to choke the plaintiff for kicking him and his friend out of the establishment for…
  • Jan 28

    Coleman v. E. Joliet Fire Prot. Dist. – Illinois Abolishes Public Duty Doctrine

    Coleman v. E. Joliet Fire Prot. Dist. – Illinois Abolishes Public Duty Doctrine
    In any injury lawsuit against the government, there are a number of legal protections afforded those entities that can make these cases challenging. One of the strongest legal defenses for emergency responders is the public duty doctrine.…
Rank this Week: 468

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

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

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Feb 12

    Registration open for Texas Leadership Forum

    Registration open for Texas Leadership Forum
    Calling all Texas lawyers—the Texas Leadership Forum is an annual Austin event held in honor of Hon. John Ben Shepperd, former Texas secretary of state (1950-1952) and attorney general (1953-57). The forum unites leading attorneys,…
  • Feb 10

    Be Prepared: Essential Backup Practices for Your Paperless Office

    Be Prepared: Essential Backup Practices for Your Paperless Office
    By Jim Calloway and Ernie Svenson ABA TECHSHOW Faculty 2015 Everybody appreciates the importance of good backup procedures. But everyone does not implement great backup procedures. Part of the reason is that hard drives today are much more…
  • Feb 8

    Houston Bar Association’s ‘Will-A-Thon’ sets screening date

    Houston Bar Association’s ‘Will-A-Thon’ sets screening date
    Harris County residents who are older than 60, disabled or veterans, and who meet low-income guidelines, qualify for free help with simple wills and basic medical directives provided through a “Will-A-Thon” hosted by the Houston…
Rank this Week: 543

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Feb 12

    A2J DIY 5: Provide Some Services on a Flat-Rate Basi

    A2J DIY 5: Provide Some Services on a Flat-Rate Basi
    This post continues my discussion of remunerative practice models that improve access to justice. I spent a good bit of space in my post on unbundled services, also known as limited-scope retainers, dumping on the comprehensive…
  • Feb 12

    Promoting Better Practices – a Proactive Approach to Lawyer and Paralegal Regulation

    Promoting Better Practices – a Proactive Approach to Lawyer and Paralegal Regulation
    Among regulators across Canada, and internationally, there is increasing interest in proactive regulatory initiatives that focus on better practice management to achieve improved client service and professional conduct. Traditionally, law…
  • Feb 12

    “The Franchise”

    “The Franchise”
    Almost two years ago, I asked here on Slaw “Is It Time For A National Retail Law Firm?”. I argued that some twenty plus years on from the dawn of the national firm model in the business law context, there was a growing opportunity…
Rank this Week: 161

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Feb 12

    DAPA, "Unlawful Presence," and the Illusion of a Problem

    DAPA, "Unlawful Presence," and the Illusion of a Problem
    By Anil KalhanIn an essay published earlier this week, Prof. Michael Kagan expresses concern that “one aspect” of the Obama administration’s executive actions on immigration might be vulnerable when the Supreme Court…
  • Feb 11

    Why Is Fake Moderation an American Imperative?

    Why Is Fake Moderation an American Imperative?
    by Neil H. BuchananIn my new Verdict column, I ask: "Republicans Will Not Seriously Try to Sell Marco Rubio as a Moderate, Will They?"  In some ways, the column is a companion piece to my various columns and Dorf on Law posts regarding…
  • Feb 10

    Invisible Justices Part IV: The Justices' Paper

    Invisible Justices Part IV: The Justices' Paper
    By Eric Segall Shortly before the 1986-87 Supreme Court term began, Justice Byron White, who had been on the Supreme Court for twenty-five years, came to work on the weekend and, with the help of his law clerks, destroyed many of his…
Rank this Week: 491

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Feb 12

    Litigating Takings Challenges to Land Use and Environmental Regulations — New Orleans, LA

    Litigating Takings Challenges to Land Use and Environmental Regulations — New Orleans, LA
    Vermont Law School and Tulane University Law School will sponsor the 19th Annual Conference on Litigating Takings Challenges to Land Use and Environmental Regulations on Friday, November 4, 2016 to be held…
  • Feb 12

    Empirical Methods for Law Professors Workshop — Arlington, VA

    Empirical Methods for Law Professors Workshop — Arlington, VA
    The Law & Economics Center (LEC) at George Mason University School of Law invites applications for an upcoming LEC Workshop for Law Professors on Empirical Methods to be held Monday, May 16...
  • Feb 12

    Economics Institute for Law Professors — Hot Springs, VA

    Economics Institute for Law Professors — Hot Springs, VA
    The Law & Economics Center (LEC) at George Mason University School of Law will be hosting the upcoming LEC Thirty-Second Economics Institute for Law Professors on Sunday, July 10-22, 2016 at The Omni...
Rank this Week: 47

New York Divorce Blog

New York Divorce Blog

By Bruce Provda.

http://www.nydivorcefirm.com/blog
  • Feb 12

    Common Law Marriage Attorney

    Common Law Marriage Attorney
    Dallas Common Law Divorce and Common Law Property Division Common law marriage, often referred to as “informal marriage,” is a legally recognized marriage despite no marriage ceremony being performed and no marriage license being…
  • Feb 2

    Hidden Assets & Marital Fraud

    Hidden Assets & Marital Fraud
    Seeking a Fair Distribution of Assets In some marriages, it is common for a spouse to engage in investment activity or have financial accounts of which the other is not aware. Upon divorce it is necessary to disclose all assets, including…
  • Jan 29

    Property Division in Divorce

    Property Division in Divorce
    What Is the Value of the Marital Estate? Following child custody and support, the most important issues in a divorce often involve the division of marital assets and debts. Typically, each spouse wants to maximize the amount of property he or…
Rank this Week: 602

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

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

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    A Nobel Laureate's 'Unsettling Note' From California's Human Gene Editing Conference

    A Nobel Laureate's 'Unsettling Note' From California's Human Gene Editing Conference
    The Center for Genetics and Society, which has been monitoring human gene editing for the past few years, weighed in this week on the possibility that the state of California will beef up its role in the financing research involving the…
  • Feb 10

    CRISPR Roundup: Weapons of Mass Destruction to Gene Spill

    CRISPR Roundup: Weapons of Mass Destruction to Gene Spill
    The technique called CRISPR and gene editing are making the news again this week, as they are likely to do for quite some time. So here is a quick roundup of stories and links for further examination.Probably the most provocative story was…
  • Feb 10

    "All In' -- Good News for California's $56 Million Investment in Search for Diabetes Cure

    "All In' -- Good News for California's $56 Million Investment in Search for Diabetes Cure
    A $56 million bet by the state of California on a diabetes cure is showing additional promise that it will ultimately pay off.The latest indication came last week when Big Pharma’s Johnson & Johnson went “all in” on…
Rank this Week: 535

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Feb 12

    The Trouble With the TPP, Day 30: Losing Our Way on Geographical Indication

    The Trouble With the TPP, Day 30: Losing Our Way on Geographical Indication
    Geographical indications (GI) are signs used on goods - frequently food, wine, or spirits - that have a specific geographical origin and are said to possess qualities, reputation or characteristics that are essentially attributable to that…
  • Feb 12

    Why Journalism is not Dying in the Digital Age

    Why Journalism is not Dying in the Digital Age
    The ongoing financial struggles of Canadian businesses that have traditionally delivered the news - particularly newspapers and local broadcasters - have generated considerable discussion and consternation over the past month. With…
  • Feb 12

    Digital Era Raises Tough Questions About Journalism’s Future

    Digital Era Raises Tough Questions About Journalism’s Future
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on February 8, 2016 as Digital Era Raises Tough Questions About Journalism’s Future The ongoing financial struggles of Canadian businesses that have traditionally delivered the news – particularly…
Rank this Week: 502