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Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Feb 26

    Shirts And Skin

    Shirts And Skin
    The “free the nipple” movement is one that a very diverse group of people can support. Some for the right reason. Some for their own reasons. For obvious reasons, you pigs. This is not, as some might surmise, about women whose…
  • Feb 26

    Can Diversity Of Thought Co-Exist With Diversity?

    Can Diversity Of Thought Co-Exist With Diversity?
    At Volokh Conspiracy, Randy Barnett writes of a letter sent to the American Association of Law Schools to express the disappointment of conservative and libertarian academics with their being no room at the Inn for them. It’s orthodoxy…
  • Feb 25

    An (Undocumented) Immigrant’s Litmus Test

    An (Undocumented) Immigrant’s Litmus Test
    Let’s say I wasn’t a lawyer, but I really wanted to be. I couldn’t go to law school, couldn’t afford to squander three years of my life or the tuition. But I cared deeply about helping people and felt I could be a…
Rank this Week: 999

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    Cullen, Harrington, & Renshaw: Experts, Networks and International Law

    Cullen, Harrington, & Renshaw: Experts, Networks and International Law
    Holly Cullen (Univ. of Western Australia - Law), Joanna Harrington (Univ. of Alberta - Law), Catherine Renshaw (Australian Catholic Univ. - Law) have published Experts, Networks and International Law (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Contents…
  • Feb 26

    New Issue: La Comunità Internazionale

    New Issue: La Comunità Internazionale
    The latest issue of La Comunità Internazionale (Vol. 71, no. 3, 2016) is out. Contents include:Focus: La Crisi UcrainaVittorio Rocco di Torrepadula, La crisi ucraina: la ricerca di una soluzione sostenibileGianfranco Tamburelli, The…
  • Feb 25

    Yasuaki: International Law in a Transcivilizational World

    Yasuaki: International Law in a Transcivilizational World
    Onuma Yasuaki (Univ. of Tokyo - Law) has published International Law in a Transcivilizational World (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Here's the abstract:With the resurgence of Asian nations such as China, current West-centric international law…
Rank this Week: 19

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Feb 25

    Beach Beat: Carnac the Magnificent tells all about Salmonella

    Beach Beat: Carnac the Magnificent tells all about Salmonella
    And now, Carnac the Magnificent will use his mystical powers to answer the riddle before hearing it: “An Aztec warrior, a couple of eggheads from Cornell and a middle schooler from Utah.” The question in the envelope has, of…
  • Feb 24

    Food City, Bashas’ brand cheeses recalled for Listeria risk

    Food City, Bashas’ brand cheeses recalled for Listeria risk
    Lakeview Cheese and Bashas’ Family of Stores are recalling various cheeses sold in Arizona from September 2016 through this week because they could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The Friday recall is the latest in a string…
  • Feb 24

    Public health alert warns of Listeria risk in Premo wrap

    Public health alert warns of Listeria risk in Premo wrap
    A public health alert issued Friday warns people who recently bought Premo brand meat or chicken wraps in 10 states to monitor themselves for symptoms of Listeria infection. The ham, chicken and Italian wraps had best-by dates of Feb. 12 and…
Rank this Week: 40

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Feb 25

    Webinar on Post-Grant Review at the PTAB

    Webinar on Post-Grant Review at the PTAB
    McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP will be offering a live webinar entitled "Post-Grant Review at the PTAB: What Petitioners and Patent Owners are Doing and What Lies Ahead?" on March 14, 2017 from 10:00 am to 11:15 am (CT). In this…
  • Feb 25

    IPO Webinar on Claim Drafting for Computer-Implemented Invention

    IPO Webinar on Claim Drafting for Computer-Implemented Invention
    The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) will offer a one-hour webinar entitled "Ex Parte Schulhauser and Claim Drafting for Computer-Implemented Inventions" on March 1, 2017 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm (ET). Christopher Francis of Bejin…
  • Feb 25

    FCBA Webast on Administrative Law Issues in PTO Proceeding

    FCBA Webast on Administrative Law Issues in PTO Proceeding
    The Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA) will be offering a webcast entitled "From Chevron to Cuozzo Round II: A Closer Look at Administrative Law Issues in PTO Proceedings" on March 2, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (EST). Andrew M. Mason of…
Rank this Week: 294

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Feb 25

    Fire on the Costa Magica?

    Fire on the Costa Magica?
    Today we received a message from a passenger is sailing on the Costa Magica with family. The passenger indicated that a fire broke out on the Costa cruise ship yesterday, February 24th, while the cruise ship was heading…
  • Feb 25

    Finally! Royal Caribbean Hires Lifeguard

    Finally! Royal Caribbean Hires Lifeguard
    Two months ago, I wrote that Royal Caribbean Cruises was advertising that it was going to hire lifeguards on its cruise ships. In our December 22, 2016 article titled Royal Caribbean Cruises to Hire Lifeguards, I noted that Royal…
  • Feb 17

    Overboard Passenger from Sun Princess Rescued

    Overboard Passenger from Sun Princess Rescued
    A passenger who went overboard into the Pacific Ocean from the Sun Princess cruise ship as it sailed between Brisbane and New Caledonia was rescued today.  Shortly after 4 P.M. local time today, the "man overboard" announcement came…
Rank this Week: 9

The JAG Hunter

The JAG Hunter

Covers legal deveopments involving the military and military personnel.

http://thejaghunter.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 394

Specialty Insurance Blog

Specialty Insurance Blog

Offers news and commentary on specialty insurance, risk management and private equity, with an emphasis on professional liability and entrepreneurship. By Tennant Risk Services.

http://specialtyinsurance.typepad.com/specialty_insurance_blog/
  • Feb 25

    New York Cybersecurity Regulation 23 NYCRR 500 – Update

    New York Cybersecurity Regulation 23 NYCRR 500 – Update
    The new cybersecurity regulation in New York is in effect, and will apply to all New York licensed insurance agencies and agents, both resident and non-resident effective March 1.
  • Feb 25

    Cyber Risk Insurance Market Not Held Back

    Cyber Risk Insurance Market Not Held Back
    Contrary to some press, the Cyber Risk Insurance (also called Data Breach, Privacy and Network Security insurance coverage) market is not being held back, and is in fact quite competitive. A recent article, “Cyber insurance 'held back'…
  • Feb 21

    Weather Insurance

    Weather Insurance
    Weather Insurance is a specialty insurance product that is used more today than ever, and provides a financial payout if the weather meets pre-set criteria in the policy.
Rank this Week: 345

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Feb 25

    [Randy Barnett] Out of touch law professor criticizes Judge Gorsuch and “originalism”

    [Randy Barnett] Out of touch law professor criticizes Judge Gorsuch and “originalism”
    The Brookings Institution has published a shockingly ignorant critique of Supreme Court nomineee Neil Gorsuch’s commitment to originalism, entitled Is Neil Gorsuch an “Originalist”? Impossible. I use the term…
  • Feb 25

    [Randy Barnett] Our letter to the Association of American Law School

    [Randy Barnett] Our letter to the Association of American Law School
    Recently, the former-Provost of Stanford University, John Etchemendy, gave a speech entitled The Threat From Within in which he observed: Over the years, I have watched a growing intolerance at universities in this country – not…
  • Feb 24

    [David Post] You don’t miss your water till the well runs dry

    [David Post] You don’t miss your water till the well runs dry
    I don’t know whether the angry demonstrators at various Republican “town hall” meetings recently are paid left-wing provocateurs — though I seriously doubt that they are — but there does seem to be growing…
Rank this Week: 8

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Feb 25

    Publicly Funded Objector

    Publicly Funded Objector
    With House Bill 985 (the "Fairness" in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017), the controversy over current class action practice has escalated. I've been an outspoken critic of the cozy relationships that plaintiffs' lawyers and…
  • Feb 21

    Academic Roundup on HR 985

    Academic Roundup on HR 985
    Academics have been busy this week providing commentary on HR 985, the "Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017." Here's a round-up of the commentary thus far (and please do let me know if I've missed someone). John…
  • Feb 18

    H.R. 985: An Attempt to Undermine Class Actions & MDL

    H.R. 985: An Attempt to Undermine Class Actions & MDL
    Class actions and MDL have real problems that need fixing. I have written about these problems at length, most recently in Aggregation as Disempowerment. But the new bill that just passed the House Judiciary Committee does not fix any of...
Rank this Week: 515

Seattle Maritime Lawyer Blog

Seattle Maritime Lawyer Blog

Covers admiralty law. By James M. Beard.

http://www.seattlemaritimelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Investigation to Begin Into Sinking of Alaska Crab Fishing Vessel Destination

    Investigation to Begin Into Sinking of Alaska Crab Fishing Vessel Destination
    February 24, 2017 The United States Coast Guard has announced they will convene a Marine Board of Investigation into the sinking of the Alaska crab fishing vessel Destination.   Six crewman remain missing as a result of the February…
  • Feb 23

    President Trump’s Executive Order Causes Delays for Alaska Commercial Fishermen

    President Trump’s Executive Order Causes Delays for Alaska Commercial Fishermen
    Alaska’s commercial long line fleet doesn’t know when their season will start for sure. There is no news from the National Marine Fisheries as to when the commercial longline season will start for halibut and black cod. March 11,…
  • Feb 13

    Coast Guard Rescues Fishermen From Sinking Oregon Fishing Boat

    Coast Guard Rescues Fishermen From Sinking Oregon Fishing Boat
    Three commercial fishermen have been rescued from the F/V Coastal Reign.  The crew of the Coastal Reign issued a may-day message indicating they were taking on water near the mouth of the Columbia River.  The captain reported the…
Rank this Week: 977

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property…

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch

An online repository for intellectual property articles, papers and news.

http://www.nlipw.com/
  • Feb 25

    Trial Begins in N500 Million Copyright Suit against Lagos Oriental Hotel

    Trial Begins in N500 Million Copyright Suit against Lagos Oriental Hotel
    Last July, the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) filed suit No. FHC/L/CS/1091/15, a N500 million suit against Lagos Oriental Hotel and its General Manager, Mr. Philip Speilhage. Trial begun last week before Justice Babs O.…
  • Feb 24

    Nigeria: Registration of Animal Feed, Pet Products and Feed Additives with NAFDAC

    Nigeria: Registration of Animal Feed, Pet Products and Feed Additives with NAFDAC
    All animal feed, pet products, feed concentrates, feed additives, premixes, and fish meals require registration with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), before marketing in Nigeria.  NAFDAC requires…
  • Feb 23

    10 Requirements for Registration of Technology Transfer Agreements in Nigeria

    10 Requirements for Registration of Technology Transfer Agreements in Nigeria
    The National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) is the agency responsible for evaluating and registering Technology Transfer Agreements in Nigeria. NOTAP provides some general as well as specific requirements for…
Rank this Week: 77

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    LOOKING FOR A SUMMER JOB?

    LOOKING FOR A SUMMER JOB?
    Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Non-Profits The New York City Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides over 6,500 employers with interns and entry-level employees. Youth work up to 25 hours per week for six weeks with the…
  • Feb 25

    FIGHTING FOR HEALTHCARE

    FIGHTING FOR HEALTHCARE
    Fighting for your Health: Protecting & Expanding Healthcare Access & Reproductive Freedom In The Era Of Trump Assembly Member Dick Gottfried and I will be hosting a town hall on access to healthcare in the Trump era.…
  • Feb 24

    AGRA STREET SCENES, V

    AGRA STREET SCENES, V
Rank this Week: 10

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 355

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 25

    DIARY OF A MAD PRESIDENT 2 25 2017

    DIARY OF A MAD PRESIDENT 2 25 2017
    Dear Diary...It's been a good week. An amazing week. No one has ever seen a week like this in the presidency. BUT...there are some nagging little things I need to take care of next week. First, fire this National Security Advisor guy. He…
  • Feb 24

    JUDGE SOTO RE-ELECTED

    JUDGE SOTO RE-ELECTED
    Judge Soto was re-elected this week by her colleagues to serve as head-honcho for a third term.She ran unopposed.The White House had this to say:"While we congratulate Judge Soto on being reelected as chief Judge of the 11th Judicial Circuit…
  • Feb 23

    STATE ATTORNEY INVESTITURE TODAY!

    STATE ATTORNEY INVESTITURE TODAY!
    It's not a Trump-ian inauguration, and we are sure that Kathy Fernandez-Rundle will not obsess over the size of the turnout, but today is the swearing in of our State Attorney, and all of her assistant state attorneys. So if you want to…
Rank this Week: 764

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Feb 25

    Marblegate and the Use of Exit Consents to Restructure (Venezuelan) Sovereign Debt

    Marblegate and the Use of Exit Consents to Restructure (Venezuelan) Sovereign Debt
    This is a joint post by Mark Weidemaier and Mitu Gulati. About a decade and a half ago, exit consents were a big deal in sovereign debt restructuring. At the time, sovereign bonds governed by New York law required unanimous...
  • Feb 20

    Two Books About Selling Math and Its Consequences for Inequality

    Two Books About Selling Math and Its Consequences for Inequality
    Over at Consumer Law & Policy Blog, Jeff Sovern recently discussed James Kwak's new book, Economism: Bad Economics and the Rise of Inequality, which mounts a convincing case against the blind application of Economics 101 to important…
  • Feb 18

    Stripping PDVSA's Asset

    Stripping PDVSA's Asset
    This is a joint post by Mark Weidemaier and Mitu Gulati In a previous post, we talked about how ordinary corporate-law principles, and especially the rules concerning piercing the corporate veil, might play an important role in any debt…
Rank this Week: 839

Arkansas Injury Lawyer Blog

Arkansas Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers boat accidents, motorcycle accident, and nursing home abuse in Arkansas. By Pfeifer Law Firm.

http://www.arkansasinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Recovering After an Arkansas Drunk Driving Accident

    Recovering After an Arkansas Drunk Driving Accident
    It’s common knowledge that drunk driving is against the law. However, according to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, each year across Arkansas there are approximately 150 deaths caused by drunk driving. For whatever reason, the fact…
  • Feb 23

    The Availability of Punitive Damages in Arkansas Personal Injury Case

    The Availability of Punitive Damages in Arkansas Personal Injury Case
    When someone is injured due to the negligence of another party, the injured party is entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit against the person whom they claim is responsible for their injuries. If the accident victim is successful in…
  • Jan 5

    Arkansas Supreme Court Discusses Sole-Remedy Provision of Workers’ Compensation Law, Dismissing Plaintiff’s Appeal

    Arkansas Supreme Court Discusses Sole-Remedy Provision of Workers’ Compensation Law, Dismissing Plaintiff’s Appeal
    Last month, the Arkansas Supreme Court issued a written opinion in a personal injury case brought by a woman against her husband’s previous employer, alleging that her husband’s exposure to asbestos while on the job caused the…
Rank this Week: 891

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Feb 25

    Finally, Someone Else asks "Is the Supreme Court a Court?"

    Finally, Someone Else asks "Is the Supreme Court a Court?"
    By Eric SegallReaders of this Blog, or those who follow me on Twitter or elsewhere, probably know that I've devoted much of my career, and a full length book, to the argument that the Supreme Court is actually not a "Court," as we generally…
  • Feb 24

    Trump's Muslim Travel Ban 2.0 Will Be Magical

    Trump's Muslim Travel Ban 2.0 Will Be Magical
    by Michael DorfAccording to a story in The Hill on Wednesday, the White House has decided to wait until next week to release a revised Executive Order (EO) to (presumably) replace EO 13769, which has been stayed in the courts. Exactly what…
  • Feb 23

    Viewing Trump's Mess from Abroad

    Viewing Trump's Mess from Abroad
    by Neil H. BuchananThe rest of the world has been looking on with a combination of bemusement and horror as Donald Trump has made the transition from cartoonish reality-TV star to even more cartoonish American president.  By all…
Rank this Week: 297

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

http://www.topnewyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 645

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 25

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 20 Februry

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 20 Februry
    A busy week this week, with a legal update webinar with Sam Madge-Wyld for our Legal Update course on Tuesday and a visit to the Property Redress Scheme HQ on Thursday. I am also pleased to announce that the Lodger Landlord website is…
  • Feb 24

    Tessa Shepperson Friday Newsround #7

    Tessa Shepperson Friday Newsround #7
    Ben and I are alternating the Newsround now so you are going to get me every 2 weeks. Ming you, this morning I am recovering after 11 hours travelling yesterday after my usual Property Redress Scheme quarterly Council meeting. It took 3 hours…
  • Feb 22

    David Smith at the Landlord Law Conference 2017

    David Smith at the Landlord Law Conference 2017
    David Smith – who is fast becoming THE go-to expert on landlord and tenant issues, has always been one one of the most popular speakers at our Conferences. As you probably know, David is a solicitor and partner in the legal 500 law firm…
Rank this Week: 336

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    Abandoned homes in Kansas City to go on sale for $999

    Abandoned homes in Kansas City to go on sale for $999
    2-24-17 Missouri: KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A program in Kansas City, Missouri, that sold off dozens of eyesore houses for just a dollar last year hopes buyers are willing to pay a bit more for another batch of fixer-uppers. The Land Bank…
  • Feb 24

    Revenge Porn Could Land Teens on Sex Offender Registry

    Revenge Porn Could Land Teens on Sex Offender Registry
    2-24-17 North Carolina: GREENSBORO, NC – Ask a room full of people about revenge porn and they may have an inkling of what the law says. Ask a room full of teenagers and they may not know anything about it. WHAT IS REVENGE PORN? In…
  • Feb 24

    Trial date set for Walker man, fiancee in 2015 killing of her convicted molester

    Trial date set for Walker man, fiancee in 2015 killing of her convicted molester
    See original story of murder2-24-17 Louisiana: A Baton Rouge state judge set a July 24 trial date Friday for a Walker man and his 19-year-old fiancee in the fatal 2015 stabbing and strangling of her convicted molester. Jace Crehan, 23, and…
Rank this Week: 16

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Videos prepared for Hogan Lovells' celebration of the life of E. Barrett Prettyman, Jr. last Thursday are here.  We attended and enjoyed learning about this lion of the Washington bar. The Law Times has a series on the various sources of…
  • Feb 24

    Collings on Comparative Constitutional History

    Collings on Comparative Constitutional History
    Justin Collings, Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School, What Should Comparative Constitutional History Compare? University of Illinois Law Review (2017)Raymond Grew once observed that, ‘‘for many professional…
  • Feb 24

    Rady on Hungarian customary law

    Rady on Hungarian customary law
    We missed this book by Martyn Rady, UCL, out in 2015: Customary Law in Hungary: Courts, Texts, and the Tripartitum. From Oxford University Press: This is the first comprehensive treatment in any language of the history of customary…
Rank this Week: 323

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Feb 24

    House Bill 2295 – one more step against two heads.

    House Bill 2295 – one more step against two heads.
    Yesterday, Arizona took one more step toward reforming the way lawyers are regulated in the state. By a vote of 31-29, the Arizona House passed HB2295. This bill splits the State Bar of Arizona into two subsets. One preserves the mandatory…
  • Feb 12

    Pro bono survey rolls out – lawyers beware.

    Pro bono survey rolls out – lawyers beware.
    If the American Bar Association (ABA) is underwriting something — America’s lawyers be wary. This is the organization led a few years ago by an oblivious President with the stones to blame students for opting for law school in a…
  • Feb 7

    WA. Court nullification of member fee petition sets up constitutional challenge.

    WA. Court nullification of member fee petition sets up constitutional challenge.
    Kudos to State of Washington lawyers. They’re fighting the latest kick to their billfolds and keisters arising from a 141% licensing fee increase approved by the Washington State Bar Association’s (WSBA) Board of Governors. Last…
Rank this Week: 166

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Providing information, resources, and commentary for injured people and their families. By Robert N. Katz of Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall LLC.

http://www.georgiainjurylawblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Who are the Other Parties Liable in a Drunk Driving Accident Claim?

    Who are the Other Parties Liable in a Drunk Driving Accident Claim?
    There are a number of parties that can be held accountable in any drunk driving accident. But did you know that there are some parties that may not seem directly involved in the accident, but can still be held liable in a civil claim? One of…
  • Feb 20

    Enhanced Catheter Safety Helps Reduce Hospital Infection

    Enhanced Catheter Safety Helps Reduce Hospital Infection
    Improved safety measures associated with catheters are reducing the risk of contamination of central venous lines and fatal blood stream infections in hospitals. According to a new study, when hospitals improve catheter safety, there is a…
  • Jan 26

    Missing Accident Data Impedes Ability to Prevent School bus Accident

    Missing Accident Data Impedes Ability to Prevent School bus Accident
    The horrifying fatal school bus accident in Chattanooga in November that killed five children has highlighted the frailties in the system that make it difficult to track accidents and take steps to effectively prevent similar deadly crashes.…
Rank this Week: 940

Law and Humanities Blog

Law and Humanities Blog

An independent blog supporting law and humanities activities and scholarship, including the work of the Law and Humanities Institute. Posts discuss law and the arts, law and history, and occasionally law and social sciences, and law and science. The blog posts calls for papers, news of conferences, special events, and other items of interest to those in the field.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 672

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 759

San Diego Injury Law Blog

San Diego Injury Law Blog

Covers California personal injury law, as ell as motor vehicle accident, dog bite and defective product news. By Walton Law Firm.

http://www.legalpad.com/
  • Feb 24

    California’s Interlock Law and Impaired Driving

    California’s Interlock Law and Impaired Driving
    There is a new impaired-driving law that will take effect in San Diego in 2019, but right now, the law is already in force in certain counties in California, according to a report from AutoConnectedCar.com. Late last year, California Governor…
  • Feb 23

    Harley Riding Law Professor Wins With Former Student

    Harley Riding Law Professor Wins With Former Student
    Law professor Jane Siegel has spent more than two decades doing the things she loves: teaching law students and lawyers, and riding her Harley Davidson motorcycle. Last June, however, when the retired Marine Corp Colonel was riding to work on…
  • Feb 17

    Defective IKEA Beach Chair Could Pose Injury Risk to San Diego Resident

    Defective IKEA Beach Chair Could Pose Injury Risk to San Diego Resident
    Did you recently purchase a beach chair at the IKEA store in San Diego on Fenton Parkway? While IKEA can be a great option for purchasing reasonably priced furniture, a recent report from the Newport Beach Patch indicates that the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 949

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Feb 24

    Maine Fish Market to Pay $750,000 in Back Wage to Employee

    Maine Fish Market to Pay $750,000 in Back Wage to Employee
    Maine Fish Market, a popular seafood restaurant in East Windsor, Connecticut, paid $750,000 in back wages to approximately 70 employees for unpaid wages and tip theft violations. The class action lawsuit alleged that Maine Fish Market…
  • Feb 14

    Montauk, Long Island 7-Eleven Settles Wage Theft Lawsuit for $199,500

    Montauk, Long Island 7-Eleven Settles Wage Theft Lawsuit for $199,500
    A manager at the highest grossing 7-Eleven store in the United States won $199,500 in a wage theft lawsuit against 7-Eleven. Muhammad Anwar, the manager at the 7-Eleven in Montauk, New York, alleged 7-Eleven cheated him out of minimum wages,…
  • Feb 14

    Montauk, Long Island 7-Eleven Settles Wage Theft Lawsuit for $200,000

    Montauk, Long Island 7-Eleven Settles Wage Theft Lawsuit for $200,000
    A manager at the highest grossing 7-Eleven store in the United States won $199,500 in a wage theft lawsuit against 7-Eleven. Muhammad Anwar, the manager at the 7-Eleven in Montauk, New York, alleged 7-Eleven cheated him out of minimum wages,…
Rank this Week: 136

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: 111

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

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

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    The Necessity of Downtime

    The Necessity of Downtime
    I think most of us would agree that we work hard to have a better life.  Unfortunately, many of us make the mistake of thinking our better life is off in the distance; it’s “someday” rather than today.  And…
  • Feb 23

    Is Your Ugly Office Costing Your Law Firm Business?

    Is Your Ugly Office Costing Your Law Firm Business?
    One of the main ways to differentiate your law firm is by focusing on the client experience, the way your prospects and clients experience your law firm. At our monthly Rainmaker Retreat, I teach attorneys how to micromanage the client…
  • Feb 22

    4 Ways Attorneys Can Connect with Today’s Legal Consumer

    4 Ways Attorneys Can Connect with Today’s Legal Consumer
    Last year, an Avvo survey of 1,000 consumers who purchased legal services provided some important insights into what attorneys need to know about the modern legal consumer.  The Avvo study offered a three-point description of…
Rank this Week: 988

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Feb 24

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana
    Sexta-feira, 24/2 20h – Grandes Julgamentos do STFA edição desta semana mostra o julgamento que provocou a saída de pelo menos 100 servidores comissionados do Tribunal de Justiça da Paraíba. O…
  • Feb 24

    Mantida decisão que determina fornecimento de medicamento a portadora de doença rara no Acre

    Mantida decisão que determina fornecimento de medicamento a portadora de doença rara no Acre
    A presidente do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), ministra Cármen Lúcia, manteve a decisão que determinou o fornecimento, pelo Estado do Acre, do medicamento Soliris (eculizumab) a uma portadora da Síndrome…
  • Feb 24

    Rejeitado recurso de funcionário da extinta Febem condenado por tortura

    Rejeitado recurso de funcionário da extinta Febem condenado por tortura
    O ministro Ricardo Lewandowski, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), negou seguimento (julgou inviável) ao Recurso Ordinário em Habeas Corpus (RHC) 139060, interposto em favor de Francisco Antonio Teodoro, ex-monitor da extinta…
Rank this Week: 146

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Feb 24

    RD Legal Funding Accused of Scamming 9/11 Responders, Former NFL Player

    RD Legal Funding Accused of Scamming 9/11 Responders, Former NFL Player
    It’s not unusual for litigation to require months or years before settlement. Even then, it does not necessarily follow that anyone will receive timely compensation. That is where companies like RD Legal Funding step in. RD Legal…
  • Feb 17

    Worker’s Medical Marijuana To Be Covered By Worker’s Compensation Insurance

    Worker’s Medical Marijuana To Be Covered By Worker’s Compensation Insurance
    A December 2016 decision reached by an Administrative Law Judge in New Jersey may have implications for employers in other states where medical marijuana is legal. With the current trend toward legalization of marijuana, it’s only…
  • Feb 9

    Judge Denies Walmart Drivers Another $80 Million in Wage Lawsuit

    Judge Denies Walmart Drivers Another $80 Million in Wage Lawsuit
    U.S. District Judge Susan Illston has ruled that Walmart truck drivers are not entitled to an additional $80 million in a class action lawsuit settlement. The complaint was filed in 2008 with hundreds of California truck drivers claiming that…
Rank this Week: 510

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

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

    The Probationer, the Computer Equipment and the Search

    The Probationer, the Computer Equipment and the Search
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Wisconsin: State v. Keller,2017 WL 536058 (2016). The court begins by explaining how the case arose and what issues were involved in the appeal:Keller was on probation in July…
  • Feb 22

    Stalking, the State Trooper and Ineffectiveness of Counsel

    Stalking, the State Trooper and Ineffectiveness of Counsel
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Wisconsin:  State v. Grover, 2017 WL 663207 (2017).  The court begins the opinion by explaining thatVickie M. Grover was convicted of stalking S.W., a…
  • Feb 17

    Aggravated Identity Theft, the Driver’s License and the “Real Person”

    Aggravated Identity Theft, the Driver’s License and the “Real Person”
    This post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit: U.S. v Doe, 842 F.3d 1117 (2016).  The court begins the opinion by explaining thatAppellant John Doe appeals from his convictions of aggravated…
Rank this Week: 28

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Feb 24

    Listeria Risk in Cheese causes Chicken Wrap Recall

    Listeria Risk in Cheese causes Chicken Wrap Recall
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that meat and poultry wraps  produced by JLM Manufacturing, a Shelby Township, Mich. establishment, may…
  • Feb 23

    Cozy Vale (Valley) Creamery Linked to Raw Milk E. coli Recall

    Cozy Vale (Valley) Creamery Linked to Raw Milk E. coli Recall
    Cozy Vale (Valley) Creamery has announced another recall of its raw milk. The Washington State Department of Agriculture inspectors discovered the E. coli contamination in a sample of the dairy’s raw milk, according to the…
  • Feb 22

    What We All Need To Know About Deadly Listeria During An Outbreak Or Recall

    What We All Need To Know About Deadly Listeria During An Outbreak Or Recall
    An Introduction to Listeria Listeria (pronounced liss-STEER-ē-uh) is a gram-positive rod-shaped bacterium that can grow under either anaerobic (without oxygen) or aerobic (with oxygen) conditions. [4, 18] Of the six species of Listeria,…
Rank this Week: 56

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Feb 24

    Yeadon, PA ManorCare Sued for Death of a Resident After Falling

    Yeadon, PA ManorCare Sued for Death of a Resident After Falling
    The family of a woman with a history of falling and rheumatoid arthritis is suing ManorCare Health Services at Mercy Fitzgerald of Yeadon after the victim died following a fall at their facility. The woman, Nellie Louise Howard, had fallen…
  • Feb 24

    Signs & Symptoms of Sexual Abuse in Nursing Home Resident

    Signs & Symptoms of Sexual Abuse in Nursing Home Resident
    On Wednesday, we posted the findings from CNN’s Investigative Report Sick, Dying and Raped in America’s Nursing Homes. The stories and facts discussed in the report are tragic and the reality that these violations are…
  • Feb 24

    Nursing Home Acquisitions Aren’t Always Good New

    Nursing Home Acquisitions Aren’t Always Good New
    Last month, we posted on lawsuits brought forth by the Attorney General of Pennsylvania against nursing homes in the state. Facilities owned by Reliant Senior Care were named in the lawsuit and were sued for $2 million, the largest…
Rank this Week: 69

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Feb 24

    Judge Neil Gorsuch on Bankruptcy

    Judge Neil Gorsuch on Bankruptcy
    The following is taken from a lecture given by the author on February 22, 2017 to the Maryland Bankruptcy Bar Association. On February 1, 2017, the President nominated Neil McGill Gorsuch to be an associate justice on the Supreme Court.…
  • Feb 6

    Are You Exposed?

    Are You Exposed?
    Does it do any good to think about why you have debt problems? As a bankruptcy lawyer I have represented clients with every type debt problem imaginable and I think is very worthwhile to reflect about how and why you ended up in a…
  • Jan 31

    Payday Loans Are Not “Cash Advances” Under Bankruptcy Law

    Payday Loans Are Not “Cash Advances” Under Bankruptcy Law
    Discharging payday loans in bankruptcy is easier than you may think and easier than the lender may want you to know.
Rank this Week: 244

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    Fowl Play

    Fowl Play
    But in a delightful way:Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Feb 24

    We Called It - Grandma Live

    We Called It - Grandma Live
    It's almost as if we have a crystal ball. More like it was just that obvious.Two weeks ago I posted on transitional relief for policies owned before Obamacare went into effect. Under the Obama regime CMS granted two extensions allowing people…
  • Feb 23

    The ObamaCare Success Story: Zip, nada and zilch.

    The ObamaCare Success Story: Zip, nada and zilch.
    Not that this is really news, but it's nice to have confirmation of something we've known all along:"The best statistical estimate for the number of lives saved each year by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is zero." [bold in original]The…
Rank this Week: 214

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

Kain and Scott Bankruptcy Blog

This blog will thoroughly explain the process of bankruptcy, debt consolidation options and other solutions for difficult financial situations.

http://blog.kainscott.com/blog
  • Feb 24

    Everything You Need To Know About Filing Bankruptcy As A Sole Proprietor

    Everything You Need To Know About Filing Bankruptcy As A Sole Proprietor
    Operating as a Sole Proprietor can be exciting and stressful at the same time. One of the biggest reasons it can be stressful is because you are personally liable for what happens. Unlike having an LLC, corporation, or partnership, you are…
  • Feb 23

    What to Expect From Our MN Bankruptcy Attorneys in Brainerd

    What to Expect From Our MN Bankruptcy Attorneys in Brainerd
    No matter which of our eight Law Firms you decide to visit, we guarantee you receive the most professional and polite treatment around. As we have said for many years: we don’t judge you, we help you get your life back. This is…
  • Feb 22

    How To Know If You Qualify For Chapter 7 or 13 Bankruptcy

    How To Know If You Qualify For Chapter 7 or 13 Bankruptcy
    At Kain & Scott, we get this question a lot. Do I qualify for Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy? Financial problems come in different sizes and varieties. Generally speaking if you are looking at a bankruptcy website, then bankruptcy is…
Rank this Week: 733

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
Rank this Week: 692

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • Feb 24

    How to Prevent these 5 Common Accidents While in a Taxi or Uber

    How to Prevent these 5 Common Accidents While in a Taxi or Uber
    The use of taxi services has diminished with the advent of rideshare businesses such as Uber and Lyft.  The advantage of these cheaper alternatives to the traditional taxi service has come with its own challenges when a passenger is…
  • Feb 23

    What are Limitations to Maritime Law When Cruising

    What are Limitations to Maritime Law When Cruising
    Just this week I was contacted by a passenger who was injured on a major cruise line.  One of my first questions to him was, “When did your incident happen?”  When the injured passenger told me 16 months ago I was…
  • Feb 21

    Common Problems on cruise ships that Require a Maritime Lawyer

    Common Problems on cruise ships that Require a Maritime Lawyer
    Cruise season is just around the corner.  With cruises being a popular choice for spring break getaways, there are always things you need to be careful of when stepping aboard the floating hotels.  Regardless of the amount of fun…
Rank this Week: 539

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Feb 24

    President Trump Violates Press Freedom in the United State

    President Trump Violates Press Freedom in the United State
    Journalists from the New York Times, CNN, and Politico were prohibited from attending a White House Press Briefing today by President Trump’s press secretary, Sean M. Spicer. Aides to Mr. Spicer allowed in reporters from only a handpicked…
  • Feb 22

    Better News for the International Criminal Court

    Better News for the International Criminal Court
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) had a better week this past week. Following the announcements this past fall by a few African States that they intend to withdraw from the Court, more recently, Gambia's newly elected government…
  • Feb 22

    WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement Takes Effect

    WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement Takes Effect
    A major milestone for the global trading system was reached today when the first multilateral deal concluded in the 21-year history of the World Trade Organization (WTO) entered into force. In receiving four more ratifications from Rwanda,…
Rank this Week: 181

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    Bridging the Gap Between the Federal Courts and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

    Bridging the Gap Between the Federal Courts and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    Boston University Journal of Science and Technology Law Symposium Sorry, guys, I did not follow the patent panels.Panel III: Trademarks Rebecca Tushnet, Fixing Incontestability: The Next FrontierIncontestability is a nearly unique feature of…
  • Feb 24

    Blast from the past: pleading falsity based on scientific claim

    Blast from the past: pleading falsity based on scientific claim
    Biolase, Inc. v. Fotona Proizvodnja Optoelektronskih Naprav D. D., No. CV 14-0248, 2014 WL 12579802 (C.D. Cal. Jun. 4, 2014) A rare case applying the Second Circuit's ONY case and perhaps suggesting why that case wasn’t a…
  • Feb 24

    Craigslist credit scam by affiliate leads to FTC action

    Craigslist credit scam by affiliate leads to FTC action
    Federal Trade Commission v. Credit Bureau Center, LLC, 2017 WL 680344, No. 17 C 194 (N.D. Ill. Feb. 21, 2017)I think Eric Goldman will see a §230 issue here. The FTC sued CBC, Michael Brown, Danny Pierce, and Andrew Lloyd seeking a…
Rank this Week: 94

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Is it really all about content?

    Is it really all about content?
    With all the marketing discussion about content, content marketing, getting people to see your content and measuring the ROI on your content, you’d think legal marketing on the Internet revolved around content. It doesn’t. The…
  • Feb 23

    Social media for lawyers is about giving, not distribution and attention

    Social media for lawyers is about giving, not distribution and attention
    The more I use social media, the more convinced I am that social media is not about distribution of your content nor garnering traffic to your website or blog. Especially when it comes to a lawyer’s or law firm’s best …
  • Feb 19

    Snapchat for lawyers — is it really happening?

    Snapchat for lawyers — is it really happening?
    Law firms using Snapchat for publishing commentary and engaging their audience. Sounds a little crazy, but so did law firms using Twitter for sharing news in 140 characters just five years ago. Snapchat, an image messaging and multimedia…
Rank this Week: 84

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Feb 24

    Ronald Grasso: One Pending Customer Complaint

    Ronald Grasso: One Pending Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on February 20, 2017 indicate that Massachusetts-based Morgan Stanley broker/adviser Ronald Grasso, Jr. has been named in a pending customer dispute.…
  • Feb 24

    Shawn Davis Has Two Pending Customer Complaint

    Shawn Davis Has Two Pending Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on February 20, 2017 indicate that California-based Independent Financial Company broker/adviser Shawn Davis has been the subject of resolved or…
  • Feb 24

    Douglas Schrager: Two Customer Complaint

    Douglas Schrager: Two Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on February 20, 2017 indicate that Florida-based Ameriprise Financial Services broker/adviser Douglas Schrager has been the subject of customer…
Rank this Week: 258

HIPAA, HITECH & HIT

HIPAA, HITECH & HIT

Covers legal issues, developments, and other pertinent pertinent information relating to the creation, use, and exchange of electronic health records. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://hipaahealthlaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 996

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 66