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JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • May 25

    Philippines president declares martial law as militants invade Marawi City

    Philippines president declares martial law as militants invade Marawi City
    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte [BBC profile] declared martial law on the island of Mindanao on Tuesday when heavily armed militants linked to the Islamic State [BBC profile] took over large parts of Marawi City, a provincial capital in…
  • May 24

    Federal judge agrees to reconsider ruling blocking Trump's order to defund sanctuary citie

    Federal judge agrees to reconsider ruling blocking Trump's order to defund sanctuary citie
    A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District Court of California [official website] agreed Tuesday to reconsider his ruling [opinion, PDF] blocking President Donald Trump’s executive order that cuts funding from so-called…
  • May 24

    Texas senate revives 'bathroom bill' in late-night vote

    Texas senate revives 'bathroom bill' in late-night vote
    The Texas Senate [official website] revived a full “bathroom bill” early Wednesday morning. In 1AM vote [AP report], the Senate voted 21-10 to attach restroom regulations to an otherwise unrelated proposal concerning county…
Rank this Week: 2

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • May 25

    Legal news roundup - May 25, 2017

    Legal news roundup - May 25, 2017
    CanadaSupreme Court to hear federal government's appeal on residential school records, Canadian PressVerdict expected in inquest into firefighter training deaths in Ontario, Canadian PressCanada considers giving UN funds for victims of…
  • May 24

    Ontario releases sweeping workplace protection report

    Ontario releases sweeping workplace protection report
    With 173 recommendations calling for expanded protection for workers in Ontario, The Changing Workplaces Review final report was released May 23.The 419-page report comes after two years of consultations and review, and while Erin Kuzz,…
  • May 24

    Legal news roundup - May 24, 2017

    Legal news roundup - May 24, 2017
    CanadaAlberta woman charged with threatening Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, Canadian PressTop Mountie refuses to admit officers weren't prepared for Moncton shooting, Canadian PressThunder Bay police chief charged with breach of trust, obstructing…
Rank this Week: 348

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 198

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • May 25

    Mukilteo, WA Company Fined $645,000+ for Exposing Roofers to Fall Hazard

    Mukilteo, WA Company Fined $645,000+ for Exposing Roofers to Fall Hazard
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Wright. The WA Department of Labor and Industries issued a press release noting that a Mukilteo, WA roofing company faces large fines for multiple safety violations that exposed…
  • May 22

    Reversing OSHA Rules Will Undercut Workplace Safety

    Reversing OSHA Rules Will Undercut Workplace Safety
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. President Trump recently signed a Congressional resolution revoking an Obama administration OSHA rule that required employers to retain…
  • May 18

    Occupational Skin Disease

    Occupational Skin Disease
    Today’s post comes from guest author Anthony L. Lucas, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Occupational skin diseases are one of the most common occupational diseases. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health estimates that in…
Rank this Week: 321

Washington Workers' Advisor

Washington Workers' Advisor

Covers workers compensation law. By The Causey Law Firm.

http://workersadvisor.com/
  • May 25

    Maximizing Productivity: Accommodations for Employees with Psychiatric Disabilitie

    Maximizing Productivity: Accommodations for Employees with Psychiatric Disabilitie
    Today’s post was shared by US Dept. of Labor and comes from www.dol.gov A psychiatric disability can impact various aspects of an individual’s life, including the ability to achieve maximum productivity in the workplace. The…
  • May 22

    USDOL: NY Construction Workers to Receive $727K, Resolving Wage Violations.

    USDOL: NY Construction Workers to Receive $727K, Resolving Wage Violations.
    NEW YORK CITY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, US LABOR DEPARTMENT REACH AGREEMENT ON BACK WAGES OWED TO WORKERS NEW YORK – The U.S. Department of Labor has obtained a consent judgment in federal court requiring a New York City design and…
  • May 18

    Seattle the Biggest Cruise Port on the West Coast

    Seattle the Biggest Cruise Port on the West Coast
    The Port of Seattle recently kicked off the 2017 cruise season with the inaugural visit of Holland America’s Eurodam to Terminal 91. Over one million revenue passengers on 218 vessels this season will make Seattle the biggest cruise…
Rank this Week: 518

The Expert Institute Blog

The Expert Institute Blog

Covers legal and financial issues related to expert witnesses.

http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/blog/
  • May 25

    Sepsis: Controversies and Risk

    Sepsis: Controversies and Risk
    As the physicians say it happens in hectic fever, that in the beginning of the malady it is... Read More The post Sepsis: Controversies and Risks appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • May 23

    Blockchain’s Incumbent Patent War: a Rite of Passage

    Blockchain’s Incumbent Patent War: a Rite of Passage
    Are banks afraid of blockchain?  The answer really depends on who is being asked.  But some of the... Read More The post Blockchain’s Incumbent Patent War: a Rite of Passage appeared first on The Expert Institute.
  • May 23

    6 Keys to Using Graphics During Expert Witness Testimony

    6 Keys to Using Graphics During Expert Witness Testimony
    In our increasingly technology-driven world, it is no surprise that people process information differently in comparison to prior... Read More The post 6 Keys to Using Graphics During Expert Witness Testimony appeared first on The Expert…
Rank this Week: 454

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • May 25

    A Record Investment

    A Record Investment
    by Tom Damm  3…2…1…  On cue, EPA, state and local officials dug their shovels into the softened dirt to formally kick off major upgrades to the wastewater treatment plant in Reading, Pennsylvania. There was…
  • May 16

    Historias exitosas del Programa de Capacitación de Empleos y Desarrollo de la Fuerza Laboral Ambiental

    Historias exitosas del Programa de Capacitación de Empleos y Desarrollo de la Fuerza Laboral Ambiental
    Tacoma, Washington El Programa de Capacitación de Empleos y Desarrollo de la Fuerza Laboral Ambiental de la EPA (EWDJT, por sus siglas en inglés) está destinado a mejorar la salud ambiental de las comunidades a nivel…
  • May 16

    Brownfields Job Training is a Win-Win for Job Creation and Environmental Protection

    Brownfields Job Training is a Win-Win for Job Creation and Environmental Protection
    For nearly two decades, our Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training program has helped put people to work by building a skilled, local environmental workforce equipped to take advantage of the job opportunities created when…
Rank this Week: 432

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers life insurance, disability insurance, and claims denial. By Mark S. Humphreys, P.C.

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • May 25

    ERISA And Administrative Review

    ERISA And Administrative Review
    ERISA lawyers can tell you how important the administrative record is when fighting adverse determinations in ERISA cases.  This is illustrated in a 2017 case from the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston…
  • May 23

    Exhausting Administrative Remedies – ERISA

    Exhausting Administrative Remedies – ERISA
    Exhausting administrative remedies is the law when it comes to ERISA claims.  This is again illustrated in a 2017 opinion from the U.S. 5th Circuit.  The opinion is styled, Memorial Hermann Health System v. Southwest LTC, Limited…
  • May 21

    Denial Due To Exclusion In Policy

    Denial Due To Exclusion In Policy
    There are several reasons an insurance company will deny coverage under an insurance policy.  Probably the most common reason is due to a misrepresentation in the policy application.  The second most common reason is based on…
Rank this Week: 306

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • May 25

    China Employee Vacation Days: China Employment Law Writ Small

    China Employee Vacation Days: China Employment Law Writ Small
    When it comes to your China employment law matter, you should keep the following three important precepts always in mind: China’s employment laws and its legal system favor employees over employers. As in most countries, the employer is…
  • May 24

    China Joint Ventures: The 101

    China Joint Ventures: The 101
    Our own China lawyers have written countless articles on China joint ventures (for this blog, for AmCham, for the Wall Street Journal, for Above the Law,  and for many others), so it good when someone we know and respect says…
  • May 23

    China Employee Probation: All is NOT What it Seem

    China Employee Probation: All is NOT What it Seem
    Employee probation periods has to be one of the most misunderstood issues in China employment law. Westerners just assume their probationary employees are at will employees who can be fired at any time, for good reason or for no reason…
Rank this Week: 233

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • May 25

    Shock Me

    Shock Me
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • May 25

    T-Mobile Makes Switching From Verizon A No Brainer

    T-Mobile Makes Switching From Verizon A No Brainer
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • May 24

    SquareHome 2 - Launcher - Get A New Phone Free

    SquareHome 2 - Launcher - Get A New Phone Free
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 405

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • May 25

    Courthouse Deputy: “I Need to See Your Monkey”

    Courthouse Deputy: “I Need to See Your Monkey”
    He'd already seen it on the X-ray machine.        Related StoriesMan Upset With $190 Ticket for Having His Snake Off LeashDo Not Walk Your Dog WHILE DRIVINGCow-Threatener's Conviction Affirmed 
  • May 23

    Oklahoma Accidentally Makes All Civil Litigation “Loser Pays”

    Oklahoma Accidentally Makes All Civil Litigation “Loser Pays”
    I don't remember legislation by accident being covered on "Schoolhouse Rock."        Related StoriesTwo More Rivers Declared PersonsIdaho May Legalize Dachshund RacingBill Urges Texans to Use Correct…
  • May 22

    “Naked American Hero” Loses Challenge to TSA Fine

    “Naked American Hero” Loses Challenge to TSA Fine
    Disappointing.        Related StoriesLawyer Who Wrote Torture Memos Has “Grave Concerns” About TrumpNinth Circuit Rejects Qualified Immunity in Moon-Rock Sting CaseReport: Many DEA Cash…
Rank this Week: 173

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
Rank this Week: 96

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • May 25

    Programming note

    Programming note
    Programming note: This morning, I will be attending a meeting out-of-the-office concerning one of the appeals on which I am working. Additional posts will appear here this afternoon. As always while I am traveling, additional…
  • May 24

    "Trial ordered to determine if Strip performer's rights violated"

    "Trial ordered to determine if Strip performer's rights violated"
    "Trial ordered to determine if Strip performer's rights violated": Cy Ryan of The Las Vegas Sun has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued today.
  • May 24

    "Libertarian Legal Scholars Reject Trump Judicial Nominee's Views on 14th Amendment"

    "Libertarian Legal Scholars Reject Trump Judicial Nominee's Views on 14th Amendment"
    "Libertarian Legal Scholars Reject Trump Judicial Nominee's Views on 14th Amendment": Damon Root has this post at Reason.com's "Hit & Run" blog (via "Above the Law").
Rank this Week: 4

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • May 25

    It’s about time: LexisNexis publishes first multimedia secondary work

    It’s about time: LexisNexis publishes first multimedia secondary work
    Since the foreshadowed demise of Lexis and Westlaw classic versions back in 2010 and 2011, I’ve been expecting to see the use of multimedia by our very expensive digital legal publishers in their newer search service…
  • May 25

    New CBO analysis of American Health Care Act, H.R. 1628, as passed by the House

    New CBO analysis of American Health Care Act, H.R. 1628, as passed by the House
    The Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of the health-care bill that passed the House of Representatives earlier this month. Here’s the text. For an analysis, see NPR’s GOP Health Plan Would Leave 23 Million More…
  • May 25

    UELMA update

    UELMA update
    The Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act (UELMA) has been enacted in 16 states and the District of Columbia. AALL has updated its handy UELMA Enactment Chart, which includes information about the covered materials, cost, and effective date…
Rank this Week: 411

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 25

    Cross: IJ’s Scott Bullock, So They Can’t Take Your Home

    Cross: IJ’s Scott Bullock, So They Can’t Take Your Home
    Ed. Note: David Meyer-Lindenberg crosses the President and General Counsel of the Institute for Justice, Scott Bullock, one of the nation’s foremost opponents of eminent-domain abuse. Q. As everyone knows, an unorthodox start in life is…
  • May 25

    Eat, Prey, Love (Burrito Edition)

    Eat, Prey, Love (Burrito Edition)
    There may be no better soapbox for this outrage than the Portland Mercury. Portland has an appropriation problem. This week in white nonsense, two white women—Kali Wilgus and Liz “LC” Connely—decided it would be cute…
  • May 25

    Short Take: Gianforte’s Last Slam

    Short Take: Gianforte’s Last Slam
    In the scheme of really crappy jobs in Washington, congressman is right up there, barely edging out barista. Why anyone would want the job is a mystery, and yet, people do and actually run for it. In a special election in Montana, Greg…
Rank this Week: 934

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 27

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 148

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • May 25

    Reunification Program

    Reunification Program
    From the Washington Post: Laura, David and their siblings are among a growing number of children in high-conflict divorce cases being sent — often unwillingly — to nascent and unproven “reunification” programs, which can cost tens of…
  • May 24

    More Details on Gray Divorce

    More Details on Gray Divorce
    From Naomi Cahn (George Washington University Law School) & June Carbone (University of Minnesota Law School), writing for the Institute for Family Studies: As we found when looking through a range of studies, divorce risk is not evenly…
  • May 23

    Open Marriage

    Open Marriage
    Are open marriages happier ones? The New York Times looks into the question here.
Rank this Week: 203

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Life as an IP Lawyer: Singapore

    Life as an IP Lawyer: Singapore
    The AmeriKat's professional life, be it on the Kat or sat at her desk litigating her hours away, involves a huge amount of coordination, support and opposition with lawyers from all over the world. One of the IPKat's key objectives is to…
  • May 24

    Big Data, products & processes: being a German patentee in the era of the Rezeptortyrosinkinase decision

    Big Data, products & processes: being a German patentee in the era of the Rezeptortyrosinkinase decision
    The IPKat trying to put his paw on which of the datamay or may not be infringing....Here is a pretty uncontroversial prediction - we are going to see more infringement cases concerning products obtained directly from a patented process where…
  • May 24

    Is there copyright in the taste of a cheese? Sensory copyright finally makes its way to CJEU

    Is there copyright in the taste of a cheese? Sensory copyright finally makes its way to CJEU
    Heks'nkaasReaders with an interest for copyright in unusual or, rather, less conventional 'objects' [I will explain below why the word 'works' might not be appropriate] will know that for quite some time it has been disputed whether…
Rank this Week: 409

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

http://www.ohioemployerlawblog.com/
  • May 25

    When equal pay is not “equal” pay

    When equal pay is not “equal” pay
    The Equal Pay Act requires that an employer pay its male and female employees equal pay for equal work. The jobs need not be identical, but they must be substantially equal, and substantial equality is measured by job content, not job titles.…
  • May 24

    Federal court breaks new ground with transgender disability discrimination claim

    Federal court breaks new ground with transgender disability discrimination claim
    The ADA expressly excludes from its coverage “transvestism, transsexualism, … [and] gender identity disorders not resulting from physical impairments….” Thus, it should be an easy call for a court to dismiss a…
  • May 23

    I still despise the misnamed and overused phrase “wage theft”

    I still despise the misnamed and overused phrase “wage theft”
    Writing at Inc.com, Suzanne Lucas (aka Evil HR Lady) reports on a study published by the Economics Policy Institute, which says that employers short their employees $15 billion in wages per year. According to Suzanne, “Wage theft…
Rank this Week: 285

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

Covers law practice management, marketing, technology and legal careers.

http://lawyerist.com
  • May 25

    Note Taking Template

    Note Taking Template
    This note taking template can help you take better notes. Note Taking Template was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
  • May 24

    Podcast #121: A “Crossover” Real Estate/Realtor Practice, with Wendy Calvert

    Podcast #121: A “Crossover” Real Estate/Realtor Practice, with Wendy Calvert
    In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, Wendy Calvert discusses what it means to have a "crossover" practice as a corporate consultant, real estate lawyer, and realtor. Podcast #121: A “Crossover” Real Estate/Realtor Practice,…
  • May 23

    Microsoft SQL 2017: Improvements, Advanced Analytics and What It May Mean for Lawyer

    Microsoft SQL 2017: Improvements, Advanced Analytics and What It May Mean for Lawyer
    Microsoft recently updated SQL, its database server and data management system. The advances Microsoft promises could make deep analytics and predictive technology more available to lawyers. Microsoft SQL 2017: Improvements, Advanced…
Rank this Week: 521

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Suit Challenges School District's Anti-Islamophobia Program

    Suit Challenges School District's Anti-Islamophobia Program
    Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund announced yesterday that it has filed a religious discrimination lawsuit in a California federal district court against the San Diego Unified School District.  The suit, filed on behalf of a group of…
  • May 25

    Muslim Student Sues Claiming Grade Was Result of Religious Discrimination

    Muslim Student Sues Claiming Grade Was Result of Religious Discrimination
    NJ Advance Media reported yesterday on a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by a Union County College Muslim student.  Plaintiff Sahna ElBanna claims that her business professor, Toby Grodner, gave her an "F" in a course in which she…
  • May 25

    Long Skirts, Title II vs. Title VII

    Long Skirts, Title II vs. Title VII
    In Jalal v. Lucille Roberts Health Clubs, Inc., (SD NY, May 22, 2017), a New York federal district court dismissed a suit brought by a Jewish woman against a health club which refused to allow her to wear a long skirt while using gym…
Rank this Week: 11

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 25

    Thursday round-up

    Thursday round-up
    At Governing, Alan Greenblatt discusses how the “’efficiency gap,’” which “works by looking at how many votes for one party are wasted,” may provide “the missing piece for complainants” seeking…
  • May 24

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Santander Holdings USA, Inc. v. United States 16-1130 Issue: Whether foreign tax payments should be treated as “expenses” and thereby factored into a court’s pre-tax profitability…
  • May 24

    Petitions to watch | Conference of May 25

    Petitions to watch | Conference of May 25
    In its conference of May 25, 2017, the court will consider petitions involving issues such as whether a state violates the 14th Amendment by denying married same-sex couples the same right afforded to married opposite-sex couples under state…
Rank this Week: 25

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: 150

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • May 25

    Diary of a Wimpy Minister – Panopticon

    Diary of a Wimpy Minister – Panopticon
    ‘A mere three years ago, the FTT held that the Ministerial Diary of Andrew Lansley was relevantly held under FOIA and was not exempt under section 35(1)(b). Now the Court of Appeal has held, in Department of Health v Information…
  • May 25

    Landlords found guilty after housing 31 people in four-bed home – Local Government Lawyer

    Landlords found guilty after housing 31 people in four-bed home – Local Government Lawyer
    ‘Three family members who received £112,000 a year by housing 31 people into a four-bedroom home in Wembley, have been found guilty of breaching landlord licensing rules.’ Full story Local Government Lawyer, 24th May 2017…
  • May 25

    Appeal court judge outlines hesitation at penalising parties who shun mediation – Litigation Future

    Appeal court judge outlines hesitation at penalising parties who shun mediation – Litigation Future
    ‘Litigants who shun mediation because they want their day in court should not be penalised for their conduct, a Court of Appeal judge has suggested.’ Full story Litigation Futures, 25th May 2017 Source: www.litigationfutures.com
Rank this Week: 6

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 32

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • May 25

    Some Advice for Trump’s New Lawyer

    Some Advice for Trump’s New Lawyer
    As the rapidly burgeoning #TrumpRussia scandal moves forward, with evidence piling up that Trump is trying to obstruct congressional investigations into collusion between his campaign and Russia, Donal Trump has picked some personal counsel.…
  • May 22

    New York’s Grieving Familie

    New York’s Grieving Familie
    Once upon a time — like in 1847 — New York was a progressive state. We had, I believe, the first ever wrongful death statute for the benefit of families whose bread-winner was killed due the negligence of others. And…
  • May 17

    It’s Time to Pass Lavern’s Law

    It’s Time to Pass Lavern’s Law
    There is little that can be more infuriating on the civil side of the law than people losing their rights before they even knew you had them. But such is the state of the law in New York, where the statute of limitations in medical…
Rank this Week: 695

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • May 25

    Studying Specific Performance

    Studying Specific Performance
    Yonathan A. Arbel, Contract Remedies in Action: Specific Performance, 118 W. Va. L. Rev. 100 (2015), available at SSRN.Caprice RobertsParties that have a right to the very thing promised in a contract may opt not to have it delivered by the…
  • May 25

    Unpacking the Shortcomings of the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

    Unpacking the Shortcomings of the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program
    Nora Freeman Engstrom, A Dose of Reality for Specialized Courts: Lessons from the VICP, 163 U. Penn. L. Rev. 1631 (2015).Efthimios ParasidisThe National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 established the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program…
  • May 24

    Committing to Critically Interrogating Our Conversations About Women We Think We Don’t Much Like

    Committing to Critically Interrogating Our Conversations About Women We Think We Don’t Much Like
    Alice Woolley & Elysa Darling, Nasty Women and the Rule of Law, U.S.F. L. Rev. (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Kim BrooksIf you have been called aggressive, incompetent, immoral, nasty, unlikeable, unattractive, unfeminine, or…
Rank this Week: 301

Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • May 25

    Chisum on IPR Initiation

    Chisum on IPR Initiation
    In an email distribution regarding their upcoming Chisum Patent Academy, Don Chisum and Janice Mueller opine on the upcoming Supreme Court case of SAS v. Lee. They write: The Court will address, at least indirectly, the PTO’s…
  • May 24

    PBS News Hour on Patent Troll

    PBS News Hour on Patent Troll
  • May 24

    Fame is Relative in the Trademark Context

    Fame is Relative in the Trademark Context
    by Dennis Crouch Joseph Phelps Vineyards v. Fairmont Holdings (Fed. Cir. 2017) Phelps Vineyards has been selling its INSIGNIA wine for the past 40 years — often at $200+ per bottle. In 2012, Fairmont received its…
Rank this Week: 63

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • May 25

    Labor and employment roundup

    Labor and employment roundup
    New York City embarks on extensive new regulation of freelance work [Jennifer A. Williams, Ford Harrison] “Maryland Decriminalizes Unlicensed Barbering; Jacks Up Fines for Unlicensed Barbering” [Eric Boehm, Reason] “A New…
  • May 24

    “Ohio political commentators sue over online harassment ban”

    “Ohio political commentators sue over online harassment ban”
    The Ohio legislature last summer unanimously enacted, and Gov. John Kasich signed, a law prohibiting “knowingly posting text or audio statements or images on a website ‘for the purpose of abusing… or harassing another…
  • May 23

    May 24 roundup

    May 24 roundup
    “Court: Lawyer Who Gave Himself Award Can’t Sue People Who Reported He Did That” [Lowering the Bar] ADA reform moves closer to governor’s desk in Texas [Texans Against Lawsuit Abuse, HB 1463, Texas Restaurant…
Rank this Week: 74

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

Covers mergers & acquisitions. From editor Broc Romanek, who is also editor of TheCorporateCounsel.net.

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • May 25

    Antitrust: Will DOJ “Dawn Raids” Become More Common?

    Antitrust: Will DOJ “Dawn Raids” Become More Common?
    The DOJ’s Antitrust Division has traditionally used civil processes (subpoenas & CIDs) to gather evidence. However, this Clifford Chance memo says that 2 recent “dawn raids” may signal a change in tactics: On May 2,…
  • May 24

    National Security: CFIUS Overview

    National Security: CFIUS Overview
    Potential national security issues that might be raised by a cross-border transaction are becoming matters of increasing concern to dealmakers. This Latham memo provides an overview of CFIUS, the interagency group charged with conducting…
  • May 23

    More Fake News: Fitbit’s “Unreal” Tender Offer

    More Fake News: Fitbit’s “Unreal” Tender Offer
    If you’re a regular reader of “TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog,” you know that nothing excites me more than when someone fools the SEC’s Edgar & makes a fake filing! A little drool perhaps. Plug the term…
Rank this Week: 394

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Support Medical Futility Blog

    Support Medical Futility Blog
    I am preparing to move this blog to its own new top-level domain. If you find the content useful, please consider making a small donation.
  • May 25

    A Backup Plan for Solo Seniors: Health Care Decision Making for People Aging Alone

    A Backup Plan for Solo Seniors: Health Care Decision Making for People Aging Alone
    Check out this free webinar by Linda J. Camp on June 12: "A Backup Plan for Solo Seniors: Health Care Decision Making for People Aging Alone."   Talking about the last life chapters isn’t easy for anyone, but it is especially…
  • May 24

    Nevada Senate Passes Bill to Amend Uniform Determination of Death Act

    Nevada Senate Passes Bill to Amend Uniform Determination of Death Act
    On May 23, 2017, the Nevada Senate passed A.B. 424 which amends the Uniform Determination of Death Act (UDDA) in response to the Aden Hailu case and other recent challenges to brain death. The bill already passed the Assembly last month.
Rank this Week: 88

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers managing and growing your law practice, with a focus on technology, marketing, and management. By Merrilyn Astin Tarlton, Joan Feldman and Mark Feldman.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com
  • May 25

    Five Ways to Network a Barbecue and Not Get Burned

    Five Ways to Network a Barbecue and Not Get Burned
    As the school year ends and summer approaches, social schedules ramp up with graduation parties, BBQs, golf outings and the like. At least some of these will be hosted by your firm, clients and other business contacts. It’s an…
  • May 25

    Five Ways to Network a Barbecue and Not Get Burned

    Five Ways to Network a Barbecue and Not Get Burned
    As the school year ends and summer approaches, social schedules ramp up with graduation parties, BBQs, golf outings and the like. At least some of these will be hosted by your firm, clients and other business contacts. It’s an…
  • May 24

    Path to a Successful Legal Career: Learn to Love the Proce

    Path to a Successful Legal Career: Learn to Love the Proce
    A great deal has been said and written about the epidemic of the unhappy lawyer. Surveys suggest that career dissatisfaction among lawyers, and even rates of depression, are on the rise. Law firm associates are not immune. In fact, a survey…
Rank this Week: 443

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • May 25

    Jerry Canterbury, the Plaintiff Who Helped Establish Informed Consent, Dies Aged 78

    Jerry Canterbury, the Plaintiff Who Helped Establish Informed Consent, Dies Aged 78
    Jerry Canterbury, the plaintiff in Canterbury v. Spence, died aged 78 in March. From the NYT obituary: The ruling, by a federal appeals court in Washington in 1972, declared that before a patient provided informed consent to surgery or…
  • May 24

    ALI Update: Intentional Torts, Liability Insurance

    ALI Update: Intentional Torts, Liability Insurance
    In the past week, I have had posts about the ALI's votes on two Restatement projects. On Monday, the membership reviewed the Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Intentional Torts to Persons (Reporters Ken Simons and Jonathan Cardi). The…
  • May 23

    Thomas on the Duty to Settle and Bad Faith in the Restatement of the Law, Liability Insurance

    Thomas on the Duty to Settle and Bad Faith in the Restatement of the Law, Liability Insurance
    Today the ALI's membership will be asked to review the proposed final draft of the Restatement of the Law, Liability Insurance for approval. Jeffrey Thomas has a piece examining a portion of the Restatement entitled Extra-Contractual…
Rank this Week: 189

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
  • May 25

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin Law School Dr. Ignacio Herrera-Anchustegui, GLS Visiting Scholar,University of Bergen, presents today: Comparing EU and US Regulations in Promoting Access to Electric Transmission.
  • May 24

    Law in an Era of Technological Change – Lisbon, Portugal

    Law in an Era of Technological Change – Lisbon, Portugal
    Católica Global School of Law presents the Graduate Legal Research Conference 2017, Law in the Era of Technological Change, Sept. 21-22, 2017. Abstracts were due May 20, 2017. We welcome...
  • May 24

    Data-Driven Health Care – Seoul, South Korea

    Data-Driven Health Care – Seoul, South Korea
    The Ewha Institute for Biomedical Law & Ethics (EIBLE) seeks submissions for its annual conference to be held on September 23, 2017 in Seoul. This year’s theme will be “Data-driven...
Rank this Week: 195

Williams Law Group Blog

Williams Law Group Blog

Covers New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency issues.

http://newjerseydyfsdefense.com/blog
  • May 25

    Custody Conflict: Your Option

    Custody Conflict: Your Option
    High-conflict custody cases can be emotionally trying. While many people assume going to court is the only way to resolve contested custody cases, there are other options.
  • May 23

    What Rights do Kinship Legal Guardians Have?

    What Rights do Kinship Legal Guardians Have?
    Kinship legal guardians assume legal custody of the child, which gives kinship many of the same rights and responsibilities parents have.
  • May 22

    Questions Your Divorce Attorney Will Ask You

    Questions Your Divorce Attorney Will Ask You
    Having an attorney help you with your divorce can significantly reduce the burden on you, but you will need to provide your attorney with a lot of information so he or she can handle things for you.
Rank this Week: 314

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • May 25

    Immigration Article of the Day: Overturning the Missed Opportunity of Title VII Under Espinoza v. Farah by Maria Linda Ontivero

    Immigration Article of the Day: Overturning the Missed Opportunity of Title VII Under Espinoza v. Farah by Maria Linda Ontivero
    Overturning the Missed Opportunity of Title VII Under Espinoza v. Farah by Maria Linda Ontiveros, Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, Forthcoming, University of San Francisco - School of Law, Date, May 8, 2017 Abstract This essay…
  • May 24

    Mi Casa Es Su Casa

    Mi Casa Es Su Casa
    Guest post by Demi Jacques, rising 3L from Lewis & Clark Law School After touring the castle on a hill that is the US embassy in Tijuana, complete with fancy soaps, striking artwork, and marine security “coming soon,” la Casa...
  • May 24

    At the Movies -- Cannes 2017: Virtual Reality Film Carne y Arena Tells of Border Crossing Experience

    At the Movies -- Cannes 2017: Virtual Reality Film Carne y Arena Tells of Border Crossing Experience
    The Los Angeles Times reports on the this year’s Cannes Film Festival, where organizers for the first time included a virtual reality project in its Official Selection. Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s ”Carne y Arena,” by the Oscar-winning…
Rank this Week: 12

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 229

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

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

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • May 24

    CPLR 3215(c) and default judgments.

    CPLR 3215(c) and default judgments.
    Practice point:  Pursuant to the statute, "[i]f the plaintiff fails to take proceedings for the entry of judgment within one year after the default, the court shall not enter judgment but shall dismiss the complaint as abandoned, without…
  • May 24

    A claim of unfair competition and misappropriation of confidential information.

    A claim of unfair competition and misappropriation of confidential information.
    Practice point:  To establish a cause of action for relief based on unfair competition, a plaintiff must demonstrate that the defendant wrongfully diverted the plaintiff's business to itself. To establish a cause of action based on…
  • May 23

    The signatory's obligation to read the instrument, and a claim of notarial misconduct.

    The signatory's obligation to read the instrument, and a claim of notarial misconduct.
    Practice point:  A party is obliged to read a document before signing it, and cannot avoid the document's effect by alleging ignorance of its contents.  A cause of action alleging that the plaintiff was induced to sign something…
Rank this Week: 790

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

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

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

    PREPARE For Your Care

    PREPARE For Your Care
    I was catching up on some reading last week when I ran into some information about the PREPARE project. PREPARE for your care provides folks with "a range of tools to help people discuss their wishes for medical care with...
  • May 24

    LA Times Series on the Brain and Alzheimer'

    LA Times Series on the Brain and Alzheimer'
    Kaiser Health News ran a story about a series from the LA Times on Alzheimer's. The LA Times did a 3-part series on the brain and Alzheimer's. The first story focused on when the brain begins to be affected, the...
  • May 23

    Loneliness Doesn't Have to Be Permanent.

    Loneliness Doesn't Have to Be Permanent.
    Kaiser Health News ran a story about the impact of loneliness in elders. Like Hunger Or Thirst, Loneliness In Seniors Can Be Eased explains that loneliness is "fixable". [L]oneliness is the exception rather than the rule in later…
Rank this Week: 375

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • May 24

    Is the Lombardi Law Firm the right fit for you?

    Is the Lombardi Law Firm the right fit for you?
    INSURANCE LOOKS ONLY FOR HOW TO DENY YOUR CLAIMJust give the adjuster one excuse. Any excuse will do. Any excuse that works and he or she will in the blink of an eye deny your accident or work injury claim. You may wonder why this is and you…
  • May 23

    When you should hire a personal injury lawyer

    When you should hire a personal injury lawyer
    WHILE YOU WAIT YOUR EVIDENCE IS BEING DESTROYEDYou are in a motorcycle accident, taken by ambulance to the hospital and admitted. You do not know how many days or weeks you will be in there. People tell you, there is plenty of time after you…
  • May 22

    Work Injuries While Walking In or Walking Out the Door, Break room injurie

    Work Injuries While Walking In or Walking Out the Door, Break room injurie
    BREAK ROOM INJURY, IS IT COVERED?What if you are at work, but not doing the exact job you were hired to do, and you get hurt? Let us say you took a break, are walking to the break room and you slip on someone’s spilled coffee. The…
Rank this Week: 59

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 103

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • May 24

    Appellate judges won’t release Wilkerson while awaiting appeal

    Appellate judges won’t release Wilkerson while awaiting appeal
    The extended visiting hours for Memorial Day weekend at Federal Correction Institution (FCI) Marianna probably won’t be much consolidation for 43-year-old Mary Wilkerson, who was denied in her second request for release on bail. She…
  • May 24

    Eckrich recalls 90,000 pounds of sausage because of metal bit

    Eckrich recalls 90,000 pounds of sausage because of metal bit
    Nine days after receiving notice that pieces of metal were embedded in a sausage product, Armour Eckrich Meats LLC posted a recall for more than 90,000 pounds of ready-to-eat breakfast sausage distributed to foodservice operations.…
  • May 24

    Correctional Industries recalls more food because of bad water

    Correctional Industries recalls more food because of bad water
    An unknown quantity of a wide variety of processed foods ranging from vegan PB&J sandwiches to Halal bologna tray lunches that were distributed to unnamed “external customers” is being recalled by the Washington State…
Rank this Week: 170

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • May 24

    Uber admite haber calculado mal comisiones de choferes en Nueva York

    Uber admite haber calculado mal comisiones de choferes en Nueva York
    El martes de esta semana, mediante comunicado de prensa, Uber, la empresa de transporte público que insiste en no serlo, admitió haber cometido un error en el cálculo del pago de las comisiones a los choferes de Nueva…
  • May 24

    El Tribunal Supremo confirma condena de Leo Messi por delito fiscal

    El Tribunal Supremo confirma condena de Leo Messi por delito fiscal
    La Sala Segunda del Tribunal Supremo de España ha confirmado la condena de 21 meses de prisión y multa de 2,093,000 de euros impuesta al jugador del FC Barcelona a Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccitinni como autor de tres delitos…
  • May 24

    Detienen en Hong Kong a quienes falsificaron pruebas de concreto en construcción de puente

    Detienen en Hong Kong a quienes falsificaron pruebas de concreto en construcción de puente
    La autoridad anticorrupción de Hong Kong, ICAC, anunció que han arrestado a 21 empleados de la empresa contratista que está construyendo el puente que unirá Hong Kong con Zhuhai y Macao, por haber falsificado…
Rank this Week: 460