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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/
  • May 5

    U.S. Couple Murdered in U.S. Virgin Island

    U.S. Couple Murdered in U.S. Virgin Island
    The Associated Press reports that an elderly couple from the Unites States who were vacationing in the U.S. Virgin Islands was killed yesterday. They were found stabbed to death in a rental home in the Sapphire Bay resort area of…
  • May 4

    British Man Murdered, U.S. Cruise Passenger Arrested for Marijuana

    British Man Murdered, U.S. Cruise Passenger Arrested for Marijuana
    I did a double-take when I read a newspaper headline today:  British Man Murdered in the Bahamas, American Arrested on Drug Charges.   It wasn't that the murder in the Bahamas surprised me. Murders in and around New Providence…
  • May 2

    Silver Shadow Fails CDC Sanitation Inspection Again

    Silver Shadow Fails CDC Sanitation Inspection Again
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) flunked Silversea's luxury cruise ship, the Silver Shadow, for unsanitary conditions.  The Silversea cruise ship received a failing score of only 82. The inspectors determined the…
Rank this Week: 29

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law…

Abbott & Kindermann Land Use Law Blog

Covers land use, environmental, and real estate law in California.

http://blog.aklandlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 727

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 6

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/
Rank this Week: 9

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • May 5

    Repealing the Estate Tax

    Repealing the Estate Tax
    The estate tax is so narrow that it only affects about 5,500 wealthy American households per year. Now, Congressional Republicans want to eliminate the tax altogether, creating a bonus for heirs. The move to repeal the estate tax, thereby…
  • May 5

    Gift Tax 101

    Gift Tax 101
    Each year, you are allowed to give another person up to the annual gift tax exclusion ($14,000) without reporting the transfer to the IRS or paying taxes on the sum. For any gifts above this limit, you must report the...
  • May 5

    The Inheritance Retirement Plan

    The Inheritance Retirement Plan
    A HSBC survey reveals that almost half of respondents are expecting to receive an inheritance, and of that half 30 percent are figuring that into their retirement plan. The survey included 16,000 people from 15 countries. Those Americans…
Rank this Week: 58

Patent Lawyer Blog

Patent Lawyer Blog

Covers developments in patent law and litigation. By Stan Gibson of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://patentlaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 364

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • May 5

    Take Legal Action if a Truck Accident Caused a Head Injury

    Take Legal Action if a Truck Accident Caused a Head Injury
    The average large truck used for commercial purposes weighs about 80,000 pounds. When involved in an accident, this weight can lead to devastating damage and severe injuries for those involved. One type of injury that is common in a truck…
  • May 4

    May is National Bike Month

    May is National Bike Month
    The month of May is quickly approaching, and with it comes something worth celebrating: National Bike Month. During the course of the month, national biking groups promote education on the benefits of biking as well as safety tips.National…
  • Apr 30

    Get Your Motorcycle Ready for Summer Month

    Get Your Motorcycle Ready for Summer Month
    If your motorcycle’s been in storage all winter long, the warm weather may have you itching to hop on it once again for the spring and summer seasons. Before you rev that engine, though, make sure you take the time to get your ride in…
Rank this Week: 985

Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

Answers common questions about arrests, court procedures and penalties that apply to the Fort Walton Beach & Destin, Florida area. By Shawn Lupella.

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
  • May 5

    Domestic Violence Related Crimes In Okaloosa County/Fort Walton Beach/Destin

    Domestic Violence Related Crimes In Okaloosa County/Fort Walton Beach/Destin
    Criminal Defense For Domestic Violence Arrests Under Florida Law, the legislature has provided a plethora of ways to charge someone with under the larger category of domestic violence offenses. Generally assault (the threat of physical…
  • May 4

    Criminal Defense Attorney For Domestic Battery by Strangulation In Okaloosa County

    Criminal Defense Attorney For Domestic Battery by Strangulation In Okaloosa County
    Top-Flight Criminal Lawyer For A Domestic Battery by Strangulation Charge In Fort Walton Beach, Destin Or Anywhere In Okaloosa County Florida Statutes, under section 784.041(2), defines the crime of Domestic Battery by Strangulation as when a…
  • Mar 7

    The Penalties for Disorderly Intoxication In Okaloosa County & Walton County

    The Penalties for Disorderly Intoxication In Okaloosa County & Walton County
    Disorderly Intoxication is a second degree misdemeanor in Florida for which the penalties can be up to a $500 fine and 60 days incarceration. In addition, other alcohol-related sanctions may apply as well. Some may consider a second degree…
Rank this Week: 864

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: 234

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 5

    Rivoalen replaces Douglas as associate chief justice in Manitoba

    Rivoalen replaces Douglas as associate chief justice in Manitoba
    What better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than a number of new judicial appointments.Today, Prime Minister Stephen Harper appointed Justice Marianne Rivoalen as the new associate chief justice of the Court of Queen’s Bench for Manitoba…
  • May 5

    New RBC GC comes from U.S. banking system

    New RBC GC comes from U.S. banking system
    The Royal Bank of Canada’s new general counsel is the former director of litigation at Bank of America and most recently a partner at global firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, based in New York.David Onorato replaces David Allgood…
  • May 5

    Legal news roundup - May 5, 2015

    Legal news roundup - May 5, 2015
    CanadaMan charged with sexually exploiting teenage babysitter in Winnipeg, Canadian PressStaff at Nova Scotia courthouse feel nausea after suspicious package delivered, Canadian PressTeen male charged with sexual assault and cutting woman's…
Rank this Week: 187

Employment Law Blotter

Employment Law Blotter

Focuses on the latest developments in employment law relevant to employers and human resources professionals. By Burns White LLC.

http://employmentlawblotter.com
  • May 5

    Health-contingent wellness programs offer greater incentive, pose greater risk

    Health-contingent wellness programs offer greater incentive, pose greater risk
    Most people are familiar with “employee wellness programs” offered by employers around the country.  To many, these programs seem like a win-win for both employees and employers: employees are happier and healthier, and…
  • Apr 14

    Poorly written social media policies can lead to NLRA violation

    Poorly written social media policies can lead to NLRA violation
    For better or worse, social media gives every person a powerful way to express his or her thoughts.  Employers have been finding out recently how these expressions can sometimes make things worse for their companies, when employees use…
  • Mar 26

    Objective performance evaluations and progressive discipline help minimize exposure

    Objective performance evaluations and progressive discipline help minimize exposure
    The soaring number of charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and employment-related litigation claims initiated over the past ten years has made many employers leery when disciplining or terminating…
Rank this Week: 832

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • May 5

    Do Students Perform Better When Your Test Is a "Little Bit Harder" to Read?

    Do Students Perform Better When Your Test Is a "Little Bit Harder" to Read?
    It's an unusual exam-time question. But according to this newly-released study, the answer is "no." The question was prompted by a fascinating, well-publicized experiment in 2007 that found that people score higher on tests when the…
  • May 5

    Scholarship Matters to the Court…in Federal Civil Rulemaking…Maybe, Kind of, Sort of

    Scholarship Matters to the Court…in Federal Civil Rulemaking…Maybe, Kind of, Sort of
    The good news: I think the Court might have agreed with academic commentary, and further, might have even responded positively to that commentary. The bad news: This response has nothing to do with the Court’s current docket, but is instead…
  • May 5

    The next Erie/Hanna issue for SCOTUS?

    The next Erie/Hanna issue for SCOTUS?
    The applicability of state anti-SLAPP provisions (specifically those that allow for a special motion to dismiss, in which a plaintiff must show a likelihood of success on the merits) in federal court. Last week, the D.C. Circuit held that…
Rank this Week: 93

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • May 5

    A Note on Endogenous Heterogeneity in a Duopoly

    A Note on Endogenous Heterogeneity in a Duopoly
    X. Henry Wang (Department of Economics, University of Missouri-Columbia ) and Chenhang Zeng (Research Center for Games and Economic Behavior, Shandong University ) provide A Note on Endogenous Heterogeneity in a Duopoly. ABSTRACT: This note…
  • May 5

    Equilibrium Price Dispersion Across and Within Store

    Equilibrium Price Dispersion Across and Within Store
    Guido Menzio (Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania) and Nicholas Trachter (Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond) discuss Equilibrium Price Dispersion Across and Within Stores. ABSTRACT: We develop a search-theoretic model of the…
  • May 5

    Bargains Followed by Bargains: When Switching Costs Make Markets More Competitive

    Bargains Followed by Bargains: When Switching Costs Make Markets More Competitive
    Jason Pearcy (Montana State University ) explores Bargains Followed by Bargains: When Switching Costs Make Markets More Competitive. ABSTRACT: In markets where consumers have switching costs and firms cannot price discriminate, firms have two…
Rank this Week: 15

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • May 5

    Report: Chinese Firms Shielded by ‘Legal Firewall’

    Report: Chinese Firms Shielded by ‘Legal Firewall’
    Chinese companies using U.S. capital markets are operating "behind a firewall" that keeps them beyond the reach of U.S. courts when they get sued by American firms and investors, according to a new federal report.
  • May 5

    New York to Switch to Uniform Bar Exam

    New York to Switch to Uniform Bar Exam
    Starting in July 2016, would-be lawyers in New York state will take a nationally administered bar exam--one that will be accepted in more than a dozen other states--in place of the state-specific test, New York’s top judge announced…
  • May 5

    Appeals Court Overturns Privacy Win in Phone-Tracking Case

    Appeals Court Overturns Privacy Win in Phone-Tracking Case
    Police don't need a warrant to track the cellphones of criminal suspects, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday, reversing an early decision in a closely watched privacy case.
Rank this Week: 71

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • May 5

    New York State Adopts Uniform Bar Exam

    New York State Adopts Uniform Bar Exam
    Here.
  • May 5

    Ranking The Top 100 Law Schools On Employment Outcome

    Ranking The Top 100 Law Schools On Employment Outcome
    You can slice and dice these ABA employment stats 1000 different ways, but Matt Leichter has ranked schools by percentage of the class employed nine months out in full-time, long-term, JD required jobs - and excluded law school funded…
  • May 5

    ABA Declines To Provisionally Accredit Indiana Tech Law

    ABA Declines To Provisionally Accredit Indiana Tech Law
    The ABA declined to approve Indiana Tech School of Law's initial application for provisional accreditation. The story is here. The school now will hustle to receive provisional accreditation prior to graduation of its inaugural class. We've…
Rank this Week: 137

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • May 5

    Fee shifting moves forward in Delaware

    Fee shifting moves forward in Delaware
    The annual comprehensive corporation law amendment bill has been introduced in the Delaware Senate. As expected it contains the ban on fee shifting bylaws. The US Chamber of Commerce sent along this... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • May 5

    A nuanced look at shareholder activism

    A nuanced look at shareholder activism
    Adam J. Epstein advises the boards of pre-IPO and small-cap companies through his firm, Third Creek Advisors, LLC. He recently offered an assessment of the pros and cons of shareholder activism.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • May 4

    WTF is "private law"?

    WTF is "private law"?
    There's a new blog out there called New Private Law. Its editors apparently define "private law" as including "the areas of torts, property, contracts, intellectual property, commercial law, wills... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 291

Welch & Condon Workers…

Welch & Condon Workers Compensation

Covers workers compensation issues in Washington.

http://washingtonworkerscompensation.wordpress.com
  • May 5

    Date of Manifestation

    Date of Manifestation
    What is a date of manifestation, and why does it matter? To answer that, I have to back up just a little bit. There are two types of workers compensation claims, industrial injury claims and occupational disease claims. An industrial injury…
  • May 4

    The End of Medical Treatment

    The End of Medical Treatment
    Here’s the quirky thing about medical treatment and workers compensation claims – injured workers feel like they have to keep seeing a doctor, keep asking for more treatment, requesting another diagnostic study, or another course…
  • Mar 6

    Insult to Injury

    Insult to Injury
    This is a terrific series from ProPublica on the state of Workers Compensation in this Nation. A must read! http://www.propublica.org/series/workers-compensation
Rank this Week: 838

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Federal Whistleblower Lawyers Blog

Covers qui tam and employment law. By The Whistleblower Law Firm.

http://www.federalwhistleblowerlawyersblog.com/
  • May 5

    Playboy Sues Law Firm over Faulty Defense Tactics in Whistleblower Case

    Playboy Sues Law Firm over Faulty Defense Tactics in Whistleblower Case
    Whistleblower compensation is often a significant amount of money. It is well known that whistleblowers take both personal and professional risks when they expose fraud or misconduct. Many times, when a private individual files a…
  • Apr 22

    Whistleblowers and the Tech Industry

    Whistleblowers and the Tech Industry
    The tech industry in Silicon Valley may be a place where whistleblowers are now looking to expose fraud. Not only are there new and old laws pertaining to fraud in the tech industry, but these companies also have a lot of money, which…
  • Apr 15

    Government has Final Word in False Claims Act Settlement

    Government has Final Word in False Claims Act Settlement
    A recent ruling from the United States District Court for DC shows that the government has authority to stop False Claims Act settlements between relators and defendants. The False Claims Act allows private citizens to bring lawsuits…
Rank this Week: 143

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

Covers Florida estate planning and condo laws. By Sackrin & Tolchinsky.

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
  • May 5

    Escrow/Deposit Problems in Florida Residential Real Estate Closing

    Escrow/Deposit Problems in Florida Residential Real Estate Closing
    When you are buying a home here in South Florida, or you are trying to sell a house or condo somewhere in the Miami – Palm Beach – Fort Lauderdale area, there are certain things that are automatic in every residential transaction.…
  • Apr 28

    Florida Residential Closings and Price Changes: Is The Buyer’s Offer Set in Stone?

    Florida Residential Closings and Price Changes: Is The Buyer’s Offer Set in Stone?
    Buying a house or a condo here in South Florida may be the biggest purchase that someone makes in their lifetime, or one of the biggest. Buyers surf the web looking for the perfect home, as well as visiting potential properties with their…
  • Apr 21

    How Important is Title in a Florida Residential Real Estate Closing?

    How Important is Title in a Florida Residential Real Estate Closing?
    Closings for residential real estate (homes, condos) are often held at the offices of title companies here in South Florida (even though most real estate lawyers will close a transaction at no additional cost). One of the most important…
Rank this Week: 105

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 393

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and discrimination and employment law. By the Law Offices of Robin Frazer Clark.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 5

    Georgia Lawyers: Trailblazers for Justice

    Georgia Lawyers: Trailblazers for Justice
    Lawyers Club of Atlanta Newsletter – May 2015   From the President The Bridge Builder An old man going a lone highway Came in the evening, cold and gray, To a chasm vast, both deep and wide. The old man crossed in the twilight…
  • Apr 20

    I Think The Driver Who Hit Me Was Distracted. Does That Matter?

    I Think The Driver Who Hit Me Was Distracted. Does That Matter?
        I saw in this morning’s AJC an article on the front page about distracted driving. Unfortunately, the article reports that distracted driving has gone up, that roadway deaths on Georgia roads have increased by a third and…
  • Apr 8

    My Tribute to Justice Robert Benham, Georgia Supreme Court

    My Tribute to Justice Robert Benham, Georgia Supreme Court
        Lawyers Club of Atlanta Newsletter – February 2015    From the President Friends:            I sat down at the bar at Lawyers Club the other night with my good…
Rank this Week: 911

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 154

Alabama Divorce & Family Law…

Alabama Divorce & Family Law Attorney Blog

Covers Alabama divorce and family law issues. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.birminghamdivorceblog.com/
  • May 5

    Study: Children of Divorce in Shared Custody Less Stressed

    Study: Children of Divorce in Shared Custody Less Stressed
    Getting a divorce will undoubtedly impact minor children of the couple. There will certainly be a level of stress for the children, regardless of how things turn out for the couple, but, according to a recent study reported by CBS News, there…
  • May 1

    Pamela Anderson Apologizes for Public Comments as Divorce is Finalized

    Pamela Anderson Apologizes for Public Comments as Divorce is Finalized
    For whatever reason, the American public is fascinated with celebrities and their personal lives.   This interest especially involves celebrities’ love affairs, marriages, and even divorces. Whether we are talking about…
  • Apr 29

    Hill v. Hill – Long-Delayed Divorce Costs Husband

    Hill v. Hill – Long-Delayed Divorce Costs Husband
    There are those who say divorce is expensive. But the Alabama case of Hill v. Hill reveals that waiting for divorce can be equally – if not far more – costly to certain parties involved. In this case before the Alabama Civil Court…
Rank this Week: 721

Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law and products liability. By Jackson & Braun, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • May 5

    Teacher Killed in Traffic Accident on Her Way to Chaperone High-School Prom

    Teacher Killed in Traffic Accident on Her Way to Chaperone High-School Prom
    Earlier this week in Decatur, a suburb of Atlanta, a 33-year-old high-school teacher was killed in a tragic car accident while she was on her way to chaperone the high-school prom at the school where she teaches. According to one local news…
  • Apr 22

    Regional Ice Cream Manufacturer Recalls Complete Product Line over Listeria Fear

    Regional Ice Cream Manufacturer Recalls Complete Product Line over Listeria Fear
    Earlier this year, there was a fear of a listeria outbreak that resulted in multiple organic food companies recalling several of their products that contained potentially contaminated spinach. Just last week, according to a USA Today…
  • Apr 15

    Drugs May Have Been a Factor in Fatal Valdosta Car Wreck

    Drugs May Have Been a Factor in Fatal Valdosta Car Wreck
    Earlier this month in Valdosta, Georgia, one man was killed and another woman injured when the vehicle they were riding in left the roadway and crashed into a tree some 1,000 feet off the road. According to a report by one local news source,…
Rank this Week: 944

Charleston Injury Lawyer Blog

Charleston Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By The Bostic Law Firm, PA.

http://www.charlestoninjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 824

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • May 5

    Republicans still interested in total repeal of the estate tax

    Republicans still interested in total repeal of the estate tax
    On April 16, the House of Representatives voted to repeal the estate tax for everyone. Yes, that would exempt people who have many billions of dollars, including people who inherited much or most of their wealth, like members of Sam...
  • May 5

    Thoughtful take on government regulation vs consumer choice

    Thoughtful take on government regulation vs consumer choice
    A thought-provoking op-ed in The Hill argues that a perspective is missing from the debate about whether government regulation and informed consumer choice is the more appropriate means of addressing public health issues such as obesity. The…
  • May 5

    Supreme Court: debtor cannot appeal Bankruptcy Court's rejection of proposed plan

    Supreme Court: debtor cannot appeal Bankruptcy Court's rejection of proposed plan
    In certain types of bankruptcy proceedings, the debtor who is seeking relief must propose a plan to pay off a portion (or sometimes all) of his debt over a period of years. If the Bankruptcy Court confirms such a plan,...
Rank this Week: 506

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers class action litigation, fraud, consumer law and shareholder disputes. By DiTommaso Lubin.

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 42

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • May 5

    Defendants move for summary judgment

    Defendants move for summary judgment
    Defendants move for summary judgment dismissing the plaintiff's action. Upon a review of the moving papers and opposition submitted thereto the motions are granted. The plaintiff, in an unrelated accident, suffered a traumatic brain injury…
  • May 3

    CPLR §5501

    CPLR §5501
    A Bronx Trip and Fall Lawyer said that, third party defendant moves pursuant to CPLR §4404 and §5501, to reduce the damages awarded to the plaintiff, after a jury trial, contending that the award is excessive and materially deviates…
  • May 1

    Lawrence Hospital Center

    Lawrence Hospital Center
    A Bronx Birth Injury Lawyer said that, plaintiff, on her and her deceased daughter's behalf, sues defendants for medical malpractice and the daughter's wrongful death. The remaining defendants, defendant and Lawrence Hospital Center,…
Rank this Week: 550

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 352

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    Book Talk at the BPL: Dayton on "Robert Love's Warnings"

    Book Talk at the BPL: Dayton on "Robert Love's Warnings"
    On Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 6 – 7:30 p.m in the Abbey Room of the Boston Public Library at 700 Boylston Street, Cornelia Hughes Dayton, University of Connecticut, will talk on Robert Love’s Warnings: Searching for Strangers in…
  • May 5

    On YouTube: Constitutional History and the Administrative State

    On YouTube: Constitutional History and the Administrative State
    I mentioned a few weeks back that I was participating in a conference on The Constitution and the Administrative State: Past, Present, and Future at Stanford Constitutional Law Center. Video of the conference is now up on YouTube, including…
  • May 5

    New Release: Cannon on "The Green Movement and the Supreme Court"

    New Release: Cannon on "The Green Movement and the Supreme Court"
    New from Harvard University Press: Environment in the Balance: The Green Movement and the Supreme Court (April 2015), by Jonathan Z. Cannon (University of Virginia School of Law). The Press explains:The first Earth Day in 1970 marked…
Rank this Week: 498

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 5

    OPINION AND ORDER: Beach v. State

    OPINION AND ORDER: Beach v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion and Order in the following matter: WRIT – HABEAS CORPUS OP 14-0685, 2015 MT 118, BARRY ALLAN BEACH, Petitioner, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent.
  • Apr 29

    OPINION: Matter of T.N.-S., N.N.-S., E.N.-S. & A.N.-S.

    OPINION: Matter of T.N.-S., N.N.-S., E.N.-S. & A.N.-S.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 14-0570, 2015 MT 117, IN THE MATTER OF; T.N.-S, N.N.-S., E.N.-S., and A.N.-S., Youths in Need of Care.
  • Apr 29

    OPINION: Matter of A.K. and K.G.

    OPINION: Matter of A.K. and K.G.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 14-0348, 2015 MT 116, IN THE MATTER OF: A.K. and K.G., Youths in Need of Care.
Rank this Week: 21

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • May 5

    Federal Proposal Would Limit Injured Patients' Right

    Federal Proposal Would Limit Injured Patients' Right
    Usually medical malpractice laws are state-level laws. When a person files a personal injury or wrongful death case it is usually filed in state court. Despite the state-based nature of malpractice law, occasionally federal laws impact…
  • Apr 29

    Nursing Home Malpractice Leads to Serious Injurie

    Nursing Home Malpractice Leads to Serious Injurie
    As our loved ones age in some cases a nursing home is the best option. While we would all love to be fully independent well through our elder years, some older people suffer from serious health conditions that prevent them from living on…
  • Apr 24

    Court in Yet Another State Strikes Down Tort Reform Damage Cap

    Court in Yet Another State Strikes Down Tort Reform Damage Cap
    Medical malpractice lawsuits provide the only effective means of holding American doctors responsible when their negligence hurts their patients. Whether the case is for personal injury or wrongful death, these suits provide a way to make the…
Rank this Week: 239

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • May 5

    Meet the Bloggers Pix: INTA 2015

    Meet the Bloggers Pix: INTA 2015
    The pictures say a thousand words, good times with great friends last evening at Henry’s Pub & Restaurant in San Diego, if you were there and have a photo you’d like us to post, please send:       The post Meet…
  • May 4

    The Bridge to INTA (or the UNTA)

    The Bridge to INTA (or the UNTA)
    This spot isn’t too shabby to make trips back and forth across the Coronado bridge to the annual meeting of INTA in San Diego, where ten thousand trademark attorneys from around the world descend for a week and congregate. Any word on…
  • May 1

    Remember the Alamo® but Don’t Forget the License.

    Remember the Alamo® but Don’t Forget the License.
    With hard pressed economic times, state and local governments have turned to new sources of revenue: intellectual property licensing. The City of New York has been in the game for decades, licensing use of its the I ♥ NY symbol.…
Rank this Week: 23

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

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

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • May 5

    Book River

    Book River
    If you’ve been to our library you’ve likely noticed the display of book jackets we have just inside the glass walls of the Reserve Library. These are from books that we’ve recently added to our collection and gives us a…
  • May 4

    Library Closed May 11-15

    Library Closed May 11-15
    Due to planned electrical upgrades to the Law Building, the Law Library will be closed May 11-15.  Please make arrangements to visit the Law Library before the 11th if you need to use our print or electronic collections.  Electronic…
  • Apr 24

    Research Help This Summer

    Research Help This Summer
    Congratulations everyone! You made it through another year of law school. We hope you get a chance to relax for a bit before you set off for your next adventure of summer jobs and externships. When you are ready to … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 144

LaBovick Law Group Blog

LaBovick Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury legal news.

http://www.labovick.com/blog
  • May 5

    PIP TIP Seminar: Important PIP Topics Explained

    PIP TIP Seminar: Important PIP Topics Explained
    Last week was LaBovick Law Group’s most successful PIP TIP Seminar. LaBovick Law Group’s Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Team strives to constantly update and inform our clients and medical providers within our community. Each…
  • Apr 29

    6 Tips For Crowd Safety At Sunfest

    6 Tips For Crowd Safety At Sunfest
    This week West Palm Beach’s annual five day SunFest will take place downtown. The event is filled with concerts, art shows, and family fun activities that bring in large crowds of people. Unfortunately, sometimes in these large crowds,…
  • Apr 29

    6 Tips For Crowd Safety At Sunfest

    6 Tips For Crowd Safety At Sunfest
    This week West Palm Beach’s annual five day SunFest will take place downtown. The event is filled with concerts, art shows, and family fun activities that bring in large crowds of people. Unfortunately, sometimes in these large crowds,…
Rank this Week: 581

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • May 5

    Coming Soon to HeinOnline: Religion & the Law

    Coming Soon to HeinOnline: Religion & the Law
    “We are pleased to introduce a a new library coming soon to HeinOnline: Religion & the Law. Consisting of more than 1,200 titles and 600,000 pages, this library provides books, periodicals, and bibliographies that relate to religion…
  • May 5

    Do We Really Need Libraries?

    Do We Really Need Libraries?
    “In New York City, supporters of public libraries say that respect for — and repair of — the libraries is long, well, overdue. A new campaign, Invest in Libraries, puts forth that in the past 10 years, the city government…
  • May 3

    Police groups object to ‘Don’t Shoot’ art piece in Madison

    Police groups object to ‘Don’t Shoot’ art piece in Madison
    “Police advocacy groups in Wisconsin on Friday objected to a painting displayed at the Madison Public Library that shows an African-American boy pointing a toy gun at three riot police officers who have their weapons aimed at the child,…
Rank this Week: 172

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • May 5

    Negotiation Poetry

    Negotiation Poetry
    As John Lande blogged last week, I have used the Recipes for Success as a fun closing exercise in both my ADR and Negotiation classes.  This was such a great example that I thought I would share–it sure brightened my day amidst the…
  • May 4

    What Me – A Social Scientist?

    What Me – A Social Scientist?
    Pop quiz: Which is scientific data – statement A or B? A. “If I act for the Big Bad Wolf against Little Red Riding Hood and I don’t want this dispute resolved, I want to tie it up as long as I possibly can, and mandatory…
  • May 1

    Recipes for Succe

    Recipes for Succe
    I love the cookbook that Andrea and 1001 chefs wrote, Cooking Up a Deal: Negotiation Recipes for Success.  It’s a wonderfully short and fun piece to assign for the last day of class. For the final class in several courses, I ask…
Rank this Week: 625

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    New Issue: European Journal of International Relation

    New Issue: European Journal of International Relation
    The latest issue of the European Journal of International Relations (Vol. 21, no. 2, June 2015) is out. Contents include:Kai Jonas Koddenbrock, Strategies of critique in International Relations: From Foucault and Latour towards MarxMarkus…
  • May 5

    Call for Papers: The Future of Transatlantic Economic Governance in the Age of the BRICS

    Call for Papers: The Future of Transatlantic Economic Governance in the Age of the BRICS
    The International Economic Law Interest Groups of the American and European Societies of International Law, together with the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, have issued a call for papers for a joint…
  • May 5

    Workshop: Whither The West? Debates on Concepts of International Law in Europe and North America

    Workshop: Whither The West? Debates on Concepts of International Law in Europe and North America
    On May 6-7, 2015, the International Legal Theory Interest Group of the American Society of International Law and the University of Richmond School of Law will host a workshop on "Whither The West? Debates on Concepts of International Law in…
Rank this Week: 99

Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Edited by I. Richard Gershon, Paul E. McGreal and Cynthia L. Fountaine.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/law_deans/
  • May 5

    How Long Do Law Deans Serve?

    How Long Do Law Deans Serve?
    It is sometimes stated that the typical law dean serves 2-3 years before stepping down. This is almost certainly inaccurate and may result from a misreading of the great data that Jim Rosenblatt collects. The median length of service of...
  • May 1

    Lipshaw: Inside v. Outside Dean is a False Dichotomy

    Lipshaw: Inside v. Outside Dean is a False Dichotomy
    [Post by Rick Bales] Jeff Lipshaw has a terrific post over at The Legal Whiteboard in which he urges law schools to beware of decanal candidates selling themselves as fundraisers. Jeff makes the excellent point that before a dean can...
  • Apr 29

    New Study of the Best Law Mentors in the United State

    New Study of the Best Law Mentors in the United State
    The following announcement about a new study of the best law mentors and request for nominations is posted on behalf of Dean Michael Hunter Schwartz of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Bowen School of Law: A team of...
Rank this Week: 989

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses appeals, drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes, and white collar crimes. By Mark Eiglarsh.

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 5

    Something Doesn’t Appear Right With Baltimore Prosecutor

    Something Doesn’t Appear Right With Baltimore Prosecutor
    Imagine that the police allege that you committed an extremely “high profile” violent act against someone. The victim’s attorney and the public are demanding that you are immediately stripped of your liberty and charged with…
  • May 4

    BALTIMORE CRIMINAL CASE NOT A ‘SLAM DUNK’

    BALTIMORE CRIMINAL CASE NOT A ‘SLAM DUNK’
    INTRODUCTION I couldn’t believe it when I heard it. I was channel surfing and stopped on one of the major news channels. A well respected analyst passionately stated that the criminal case against the six Baltimore police officers was a…
  • Apr 20

    One of The Biggest Criminal Justice Scandal

    One of The Biggest Criminal Justice Scandal
    Imagine that a brutal rape and murder is committed. Shortly thereafter, an arrested is made. At the accused’s trial, the most significant piece of evidence comes from the prosecutor’s expert, who testifies, “The hair found…
Rank this Week: 552

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 100

Sacramento Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Sacramento Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers commercial leasing and creditor's rights. By the Law Office of Kristina M. Reed.

http://www.sacramentorealestatelawyerblog.com/
  • May 5

    The Operative Date of California's Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act

    The Operative Date of California's Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act
    When you decide to form a business, there are many decisions you have to make which require business counseling and advice. One of those decisions is the decision regarding what sort of business entity you will form. Different laws,…
  • Apr 28

    Do Amendments to Corporate Bylaws Apply Retroactively?

    Do Amendments to Corporate Bylaws Apply Retroactively?
    Normally corporate bylaws are drafted during the business formation process. However, sometimes corporations amend their bylaws. The question then becomes one of whether amendments to the corporate bylaws can or should be applied…
  • Apr 21

    The Enforceability of Cotenancy Clauses in Retail Lease

    The Enforceability of Cotenancy Clauses in Retail Lease
    The California Court of Appeals recently decided a case that deals with the enforceability of cotenancy clauses in retail leases. This case was one of first impression in California, meaning that it was the first time that a California…
Rank this Week: 350

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • May 5

    Why Hire a Lawyer for Virginia Possession of Marijuana

    Why Hire a Lawyer for Virginia Possession of Marijuana
    For any marijuana charge in Virginia there is a risk of six months loss of your drivers license. Contact me today to see what defense options you have. © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us…
  • May 4

    Officer Did Not Read Rights During DUI

    Officer Did Not Read Rights During DUI
    It’s a complicated situation which you and I need to talk about individually about the specifics of your case to see whether or not it matters but here’s a thumbnail summary. Contact me today about your DUI/DWI case. ©…
  • May 1

    Beat Driving on a Revoked License

    Beat Driving on a Revoked License
    If you’re charged with driving on a DUI revoked license, we definitely should talk about your case. You may have a strong defense depending upon the facts of your case.   You’d be surprised how many people are charged with…
Rank this Week: 840

California Nursing Home Abuse…

California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers various nursing home abuse and elder neglect issues such as signs and symptoms of neglect, and California Elder Abuse and Neglect Law. By Walton Law Firm LLP.

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • May 5

    Proposed Legislation for RCFE Reform and Excluded Persons List

    Proposed Legislation for RCFE Reform and Excluded Persons List
    In California, elder abuse isn’t limited to nursing homes. To be sure, residential care facilities for the elderly (RCFEs), which are also known as assisted-living facilities, retirement homes, and board and care homes, have been cited…
  • May 1

    Senate Committee Approves Unscrupulous Elder Care Referral Agencies Bill

    Senate Committee Approves Unscrupulous Elder Care Referral Agencies Bill
    Did you search for a nursing home or assisted-living facility in California through an elder care referral agency? In some cases, unfortunately, older adults end up in facilities that have financial arrangements with these referral agencies,…
  • Apr 22

    Rising Costs of Elder Care in California Prompt Additional Scrutiny

    Rising Costs of Elder Care in California Prompt Additional Scrutiny
    Given that reports concerning nursing home abuse and neglect have made clear that such crimes simply don’t discriminate based on the cost of a facility, should Californians be concerned about the link between the rising costs of…
Rank this Week: 791

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • May 5

    Feliz Cinco de Mayo

    Feliz Cinco de Mayo
    GOPer and still-not-announced presidential hopeful Jeb Bush wants to wish you (or, you know, future Latino voters) a feliz cinco de mayo, en español! -KitJ
  • May 5

    Rethinking Global Protection: New Channels, New Tool

    Rethinking Global Protection: New Channels, New Tool
    Today's refugee protection regime, established in the aftermath of World War II, is ill-equipped to meet the protection needs of contemporary displacement situations. Recent crises in Syria, Yemen, the Central African Republic, Iraq, and…
  • May 5

    Beth Lyon to Open Cornell Farmworker Clinic

    Beth Lyon to Open Cornell Farmworker Clinic
    Cornell Law School has announced that Beth Lyon , currently at Villanova University School of Law. will be joining the faculty this summer. She will be developing and directing a new Farmworker Clinic, which will be offered for the first...
Rank this Week: 59