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Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
Rank this Week: 291

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    Obergefell and the End of Religious Reasons for Lawmaking

    Obergefell and the End of Religious Reasons for Lawmaking
    Micah Schwartzman, Richard Schragger, and Nelson TebbeAt Religion & Politics, the online publication of the Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in Saint Louis, we argue that Obergefell put an end to exclusive…
  • Jun 29

    A Note to Append to Justice Scalia's Dissent in Arizona Redistricting

    A Note to Append to Justice Scalia's Dissent in Arizona Redistricting
    As Justice Scalia observed, the Court in Coleman v. Miller was "equally divided" on one of the questions in the case, though not on the standing question, where the vote was five (three plus two) to four. I quote from a work in progress (by…
  • Jun 29

    Obergefell, Democratic Constitutionalism, and Judicial Review

    Obergefell, Democratic Constitutionalism, and Judicial Review
    Among its many other virtues, the opinions in Obergefell v. Hodges contain an important debate about judicial review in a democratic society. All of the dissenters in Obergefell criticize the majority for preempting the decisions of state…
Rank this Week: 117

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

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

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Jun 29

    TBLS celebrates 40 years, recognizes criminal law attorney

    TBLS celebrates 40 years, recognizes criminal law attorney
    2015 marks the 40th year of the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, which certifies attorneys in 21 areas of law and paralegals in six areas. On June 19, in conjunction with its anniversary, the State Bar’s Annual Meeting, and the…
  • Jun 29

    Declaration of Independence to be recited at 100-plus Texas courthouse

    Declaration of Independence to be recited at 100-plus Texas courthouse
    For the fifth consecutive year, members of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association will celebrate the Fourth of July by gathering at dozens of courthouses across the state to recite the Declaration of Independence. An annual TCDLA…
  • Jun 26

    Legal nonprofit collecting backpacks for domestic violence victim

    Legal nonprofit collecting backpacks for domestic violence victim
    The Texas Advocacy Project is seeking donations in support of its annual Backpacks for Hope campaign. Through July 17, donors can drop off new book bags and school supplies, which will be distributed along with the project’s legal…
Rank this Week: 966

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jun 29

    Bezos, Jobs & Musk: Must Visionary Leaders Be Cruel To Their Employees?

    Bezos, Jobs & Musk: Must Visionary Leaders Be Cruel To Their Employees?
    New York Times, The Bad Behavior of Visionary Leaders: As I was reading Ashlee Vance’s Elon Musk: Tesla, Space X and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, I was alternately awed and disheartened, almost exactly the same ambivalence I felt after…
  • Jun 29

    2015 Brophy Law School Rankings: Median LSAT, Full-Time J.D.-Required Jobs, And Law Review Citation

    2015 Brophy Law School Rankings: Median LSAT, Full-Time J.D.-Required Jobs, And Law Review Citation
    Alfred L. Brophy (North Carolina), Ranking Law Schools, 2015: Student Aptitude, Employment, and Law Review Citations (more here): This essay builds on a paper released last year that ranked law schools on three variables: the median LSAT of…
  • Jun 29

    ABA: The Most LGBT-Friendly Law School

    ABA: The Most LGBT-Friendly Law School
    ABA Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, LGBT-Friendly Law Schools: Most law schools are LGBT-friendly. Some law schools, however, are going an extra step further to be more inclusive of LGBT students. These law schools have…
Rank this Week: 207

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    Surveillance and Fiction

    Surveillance and Fiction
    Sam Frank discusses how surveillance leads to "noveliz[ation of] our lives." He suggests turning to literature to understand this phenomenon--specifically to novels such as Joshua Cohen's Book of Numbers, Dave Eggers' The Circle, or the…
  • Jun 29

    The Law and Economics of Gender

    The Law and Economics of Gender
    ICYMI: Joyce Warren, Queens College, City University of New York, has published Women, Money, and the Law, with the University of Iowa Press (2005). Here is a description of the contents from the publisher's website.Women, Money, and the Law…
  • Jun 29

    The Popularity of the World's First Consulting Detective... In Charts!

    The Popularity of the World's First Consulting Detective... In Charts!
    Sherlock Holmes through the data, by Adam Frost and James Kynvin.Does statistical evidence takes the fun out of it for you?BTW, this isn't the first time Messrs Frost and Kynvin have sussed out data to try to figure out the whys of events.…
Rank this Week: 504

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Driving Tips and Tools: For Bay State Holiday Weekends and Beyond

    Driving Tips and Tools: For Bay State Holiday Weekends and Beyond
      If you are driving this July 4th weekend, whether it is locally or out-of-state, there are a few things you may need to observe in order to ensure your safety on the road. Times of celebration bring to mind more pleasant ideas than…
  • Jun 28

    Chilling PSA Reminds Teens and Parents of the Dangers of Distracted Driving

    Chilling PSA Reminds Teens and Parents of the Dangers of Distracted Driving
    We all know the dangers of texting and driving, but sometimes seeing the warning with our eyes has a bigger impact. A PSA from 2014 resurfaced this week, making its rounds on social media and sending a chilling reminder to teens, parents and…
  • Jun 18

    Common Causes of Trucking Accidents on Massachusetts Roads – You May be Surprised by the Number One Cause…

    Common Causes of Trucking Accidents on Massachusetts Roads – You May be Surprised by the Number One Cause…
      Any type of auto accident can cause serious injury and even death, but those involving large trucks can be particularly devastating. Due to the sheer size and weight of a large truck (in excess of 10,000 pounds), accidents are far more…
Rank this Week: 855

Texas Family Law Blog

Texas Family Law Blog

Covers divorce, child custody, child support, visitation, property division and enforcement in Texas. By Cary & Lippincott.

http://texfamlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    Impact of SCOTUS Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

    Impact of SCOTUS Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage
    On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) in Obergefell v. Hodges  ruled that all 50 states and the District of Columbia must issue marriage licenses and recognize marriages regardless of whether the spouses are…
  • May 18

    Premarital Education Course

    Premarital Education Course
    Couples applying for a marriage license in the State of Texas are encouraged to attend a free premarital education course.  Couples who take the course can waive a portion of the marriage license fee and waive the 72-hour waiting period…
  • Jul 30

    How Should a Texas Employer Handle a Wage Withholding Order/Notice?

    How Should a Texas Employer Handle a Wage Withholding Order/Notice?
    You’ve just received a document entitled “Order/Notice to Withhold Income for Child Support,” or some similar title, related to one of your employees.  Now what? First, do not ignore this document! A Texas employer who…
Rank this Week: 941

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Jun 29

    The Continuing Argle-Bargle

    The Continuing Argle-Bargle
    In last week's opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges, the U.S. Supreme Court again broke new ground and has taken an action that will be debated for years to come. It finally used the word "huh?" in an opinion. This…
  • Jun 25

    The Argle-Bargle Over This Jiggery-Pokery Is Pure Applesauce

    The Argle-Bargle Over This Jiggery-Pokery Is Pure Applesauce
    As you likely know by now, the Supreme Court has voted 6-3 to reject a challenge to the Affordable Care Act a.k.a. Obamacare, over a strong dissent by Justice Scalia. The opinion in King v. Burwell involves important issues…
  • Jun 24

    Spider-Man Clings to Wall of Supreme Court

    Spider-Man Clings to Wall of Supreme Court
    On Monday, the Supreme Court held in Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment that a patent holder can't charge royalties for using an invention after the patent term expires. More accurately, it established that rule in a 1964 case, and held…
Rank this Week: 217

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    CFP: Law as Culture at Medieval Studies 2016

    CFP: Law as Culture at Medieval Studies 2016
    [We have the following announcement from Sasha Volokh, Emory Law.]Every year, I run a legal history panel ("Law as Culture") at the International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Next year's meeting is May 12-15, 2016.…
  • Jun 29

    Farber on the Declaration, the Consitution and the Interpreter's Dilemma

    Farber on the Declaration, the Consitution and the Interpreter's Dilemma
    Daniel A. Farber, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, has posted The Declaration, the Constitution, and the Interpreter's Dilemma: An Essay on Historical and Iconic Meaning:The Declaration of Independence is one of the paradigm…
  • Jun 28

    Koziol Reviews the Hyams Festschrift

    Koziol Reviews the Hyams Festschrift
    Law's  Dominion in the Middle Ages: Essays for Paul Hyams, a special issue of Reading Medieval Studies, is reviewed by Geoffrey Koziol, University of California, Berkeley, in The Medieval Review.  H/t Michael Widener.
Rank this Week: 200

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Jun 29

    How late it was, how late

    How late it was, how late
    Khuja v Chowdhury [2015] EW Misc B18 (CC) A County Court deposit protection case, and an illustration of some of the ways in which landlords still haven’t figured out how the deposit rules work. Ms C was the assured shorthold tenant of…
  • Jun 26

    Party like it’s 1957

    Party like it’s 1957
    1957 was an important year. Russell Endean became the first man to be out “handled the ball” in a Test Cricket match. Anthony Eden resigned and Harold Macmillan became PM. The Cat in the Hat was first published. And it was the…
  • Jun 22

    Westminster again…

    Westminster again…
    In R(Alemi) v Westminster CC [2015] EWHC 1765 (Admin), which has been widely reported already (eg here; and all over my twitter feed), HHJ Blair QC found that Westminster’s allocation scheme was unlawful in disbarring successful…
Rank this Week: 682

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jun 29

    “The Menu Labeling Morass”

    “The Menu Labeling Morass”
    “The FDA may soon have the power to criminally charge restaurant owners who fail to publicly post calorie information on menus.” New Cato podcast with Ike Brannon, discussing his article with Sam Batkins in the Summer edition of…
  • Jun 28

    Suit over outside-Mississippi adultery turns on awareness of boyfriend’s domicile

    Suit over outside-Mississippi adultery turns on awareness of boyfriend’s domicile
    Mississippi, along with North Carolina, has preserved the tort of “alienation of affections,” which enables lawsuits by married persons against a spouse’s lover for undermining a marriage. Exercising long-arm jurisdiction,…
  • Jun 28

    Environment roundup

    Environment roundup
    Natural experiment in greater Dallas area on whether fracking is good for local land values or not [Peter Van Doren, Cato] Inclusionary zoning drives up housing costs, allowing greater density would be better way to serve interests of poor…
Rank this Week: 246

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Jun 29

    Should I ever cut my fees for a client who wants to haggle?

    Should I ever cut my fees for a client who wants to haggle?
    A Mr. Richard Feder of Ft. Lee, New Jersey, writes. . . Sorry, I’m stuck in the 70’s. A lawyer emailed and says he has a client who is questioning his fees and wants him to reduce it. “Should I cut my fees,” he…
  • Jun 26

    Would you like that in tens and twenties?

    Would you like that in tens and twenties?
    In law school, my torts professor told us that he was able to close his practice (retire) because he settled a particularly big case and banked a big fat fee. It was close to 40 years ago, but I remember thinking, “Sounds good to…
  • Jun 25

    “Keep your eyes on your own paper!”

    “Keep your eyes on your own paper!”
    When I went to school it was against the rules to cheat off of your neighbor’s paper. Not sure if that’s true today. After all, if you don’t copy off of someone else, you might hurt their feelings. It’s like telling…
Rank this Week: 440

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Jun 29

    Who Decides The Meds A Child Takes When Custody Is Split?

    Who Decides The Meds A Child Takes When Custody Is Split?
    Question: What rights do I have when it comes to deciding what medications my child takes? My son has ADHD and my ex and I disagree about what medication he needs to take. We have split custody and I am the primary parent. Answer: I do not…
  • Jun 28

    Is Remarriage Valid If Divorce Is Still Pending?

    Is Remarriage Valid If Divorce Is Still Pending?
    Question: My ex and I filed for divorce in 2000 and have both since remarried. I recently found out that the divorce is still pending. Is it possible the divorce didn’t go through and what does that mean for my new marriage? Answer: I…
  • Jun 26

    Video: Cordell & Cordell News – June 26, 2015

    Video: Cordell & Cordell News – June 26, 2015
    Dads Divorce, sponsor Cordell & Cordell and sister site MensDivorce.com have teamed up to present a series of weekly recap videos to keep you informed on the latest news and top stories. This week, Cordell & Cordell posted a column…
Rank this Week: 99

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 729

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 42

New Jersey Family Law Blog

New Jersey Family Law Blog

Covers alimony, child support, child custody, divorce and more. By the Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyfamilylawblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    What You and Your Teen Need to Know Before Seeking Summer Employment

    What You and Your Teen Need to Know Before Seeking Summer Employment
    School, for the most part, is over for the year, which means teens throughout the State are faced with the daunting task of finding summer employment. Whether they are just looking to earn some spending money, buy books, or pay a portion of…
  • Jun 15

    The Wait for a New Jersey Marriage License May Soon be Over for Terminally Ill Patient

    The Wait for a New Jersey Marriage License May Soon be Over for Terminally Ill Patient
    Couples looking to marry in the State of New Jersey must apply for a marriage license and sit out the 72-hour mandatory waiting period before the license is issued. For most couples, that three-day waiting period is a minor interruption in…
  • Jun 1

    New Jersey’s New Car Seat Law Aims to Clear Up Confusion for Parent

    New Jersey’s New Car Seat Law Aims to Clear Up Confusion for Parent
    Statistics show seat belts help save lives in accidents and that message seems to have made an impact. Reports state a majority of people – 87% nationally and 87.6% in New Jersey – use seat belts for their protection. But how do…
Rank this Week: 485

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

Covers various topics that arise in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation. By James M. Beck and Mark Herrmann.

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    A “Too Old” OTC Product Does Not A Class Action Make

    A “Too Old” OTC Product Does Not A Class Action Make
    This past weekend, we attended a fundraising 5K race organized by a friend who lives with a form of muscular dystrophy.   We volunteered to photograph the event, because the usual photographer was not able to attend.   And…
  • Jun 26

    Check-Out Time at the Hotel California?

    Check-Out Time at the Hotel California?
    We love our home state of California, but we have long bemoaned the widespread practice of what we call litigation tourism.  That is where unrelated plaintiffs, sometimes thousands of them, from all corners of the U.S. join together in…
  • Jun 26

    Pumped Up Protein Powder Preemption

    Pumped Up Protein Powder Preemption
                While some of us are naturally jacked up—have you seen Bexis in short sleeves?—others turn to supplements to build up their beach bodies.  We are not talking…
Rank this Week: 502

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    Ninth Circuit Mandamus Actions (9th Cir. - June 29, 2015)

    Ninth Circuit Mandamus Actions (9th Cir. - June 29, 2015)
    Today is apparently "Judge Jones" day in the Ninth Circuit.Judge Jones, from the District of Nevada, is the subject of not one, but two (unrelated) published mandamus opinions today.  The first stems from his routine practice of denying…
  • Jun 26

    U.S. v. Jefferson (9th Cir. June 26, 2015)

    U.S. v. Jefferson (9th Cir. June 26, 2015)
    Headline:  George Jefferson gets a decade in prison.  He's no longer movin' on up.  But he is going to the big house.Okay, so it's not Sherman Helmsley's George Jefferson.  But he is nonetheless a guy who's similarly…
  • Jun 25

    People v. McDonald (Cal. Ct. App. - June 25, 2015)

    People v. McDonald (Cal. Ct. App. - June 25, 2015)
    There's such a fine line between a tiny little bit in prison and a ton of time in prison:"On August 19, 2012, Christopher Patterson snatched a gold chain from around the neck of 71-year-old Guadalupe Ramos. In the process, he either…
Rank this Week: 506

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Newman & Associates.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
  • Jun 29

    Doctor and nurse win over $110 million in whistleblower case

    Doctor and nurse win over $110 million in whistleblower case
    Atlanta physicians Alon Vainer and Nurse Daniel Barbir of Cummings Georgia have been awarded over $110 million in for their role in a whistleblower case against DaVita Healthcare Partners, the nation’s largest kidney dialysis services.…
  • Jun 25

    Popcorn lung lawsuits increasing for lung damage of workers in popcorn factorie

    Popcorn lung lawsuits increasing for lung damage of workers in popcorn factorie
    Bronchiolitis obliterans is a medical term relating to a life threatening form of lung disease which the small airways are compressed by scar tissue. It has many causes including inhaling a chemical called Diacetyl, used in artificial butter…
  • Jun 24

    Education Affiliates for profit college pays $13 million for False Claims to DOE

    Education Affiliates for profit college pays $13 million for False Claims to DOE
    Education Affiliates (EA), a for-profit education company based in White Marsh, Maryland, has agreed to pay $13 million to the United States to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by submitting false claims to the…
Rank this Week: 225

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. Blog

Discusses news, tips, and information related to Missouri auto accidents. By Christopher Hoffmann.

http://www.hoffmannpersonalinjury.com/category/car-accident/
  • Jun 29

    Four Steps to Take After an Automobile Accident

    Four Steps to Take After an Automobile Accident
    Following these four steps after an auto accident can help ensure your legal rights are protected. Over the course of a lifetime, the average driver will experience up to three car accidents. Certainly no driver in St. Louis wakes…
  • Jun 26

    Avoid Head-On Collisions by Driving Defensively

    Avoid Head-On Collisions by Driving Defensively
    The extent of injury involved in head-on collisions makes them one of the most deadliest types of car crashes to be involved in. Every year, over 5,000 people die due to the injuries sustained from a head-on collision. If you recently lost a…
  • Jun 25

    Identifying a Whiplash Injury After a Car Accident

    Identifying a Whiplash Injury After a Car Accident
    Even a minor car accident can cause a painful whiplash injury. A whiplash injury can lead to a loss of mobility, chronic insufferable pain, permanent disability, and depression. All of these symptoms can have a serious impact on…
Rank this Week: 103

Just Appease Me

Just Appease Me

An ADR blawg that discusses mediation, arbitration and other interesting cases. By Valenti Law, P.C.

http://valentilaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 29

    Implied exclusion of Part 1 of Arbitrati

    Implied exclusion of Part 1 of Arbitrati
    Implied exclusion of Part 1 of Arbitration and Conciliation Act – tips and strategies – Lexology http://ow.ly/OWLJ9 #IndianADRFiled under: Conflict
  • Jun 29

    Debt and democracy: Greeks caught betwee

    Debt and democracy: Greeks caught betwee
    Debt and democracy: Greeks caught between Scylla and Charybdis | The Economist http://ow.ly/OWKhcFiled under: Conflict
  • Jun 29

    Youth Chorus Unites Israelis and Palesti

    Youth Chorus Unites Israelis and Palesti
    Youth Chorus Unites Israelis and Palestinians, at Least for a Few Hours – The New York Times http://ow.ly/OUNDbFiled under: Conflict
Rank this Week: 130

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    Monday LinkageFest

    Monday LinkageFest
    ■ Death. Taxes. Health Insurance. New ObamaTax forms are soon to be on their way (most likely):"If the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) implements the current rules as planned, insurers will have to send 1095-B coverage notice forms for…
  • Jun 29

    You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello

    You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello
    The "Hello, Goodbye" song by the Beatles could be fitting in light of the SCREWTUS decision on same sex unions. The New York Times finds that some companies with domestic partner health insurance coverage may say goodbye to those benefits now…
  • Jun 27

    Narrow Framing vs LTCi, David W respond

    Narrow Framing vs LTCi, David W respond
    David Williams graciously responds to my take of his WSJ LTCi review:"So I revise my view: long term care insurance has a role to play. But it still doesn’t deliver what I’m looking for."Progress, surely.Original content copyright…
Rank this Week: 677

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jun 29

    Supreme Court Upholds Execution Drug

    Supreme Court Upholds Execution Drug
    In a 5-4 opinion written by Justice Alito, the Supreme Court has upheld Oklahoma's use of midazolam in executions. The reasoning: Alito said the prisoners failed to identify a “known and available alternative method of execution…
  • Jun 29

    Islamic State One Year Later: Lasting and Expanding

    Islamic State One Year Later: Lasting and Expanding
    The Islamic State is one year old today. Its long term goal remains the creation of a "lasting and expanding" Caliphate. [More...] Its strategy for survival and growth has relied on a number of components: pragmatism regarding the Syrian…
  • Jun 29

    Nurse Jackie Finale: It Was Time to Go

    Nurse Jackie Finale: It Was Time to Go
    Showtime's Nurse Jackie ended its 7 year run last night. (Spoiler Alert: Don't read further unless you've seen it or don't intend to watch.) [More...] The media is fawning over the finale, including the ambiguous final scene in... [[ This…
Rank this Week: 3

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Police and the DUI Driver and the City

    Police and the DUI Driver and the City
    Police officers are constantly on the lookout for drivers whom they can charge with a DUI in Los Angeles. So the last thing that impaired motorists usually want to do is to call attention to themselves and their driving. But in two recent…
  • Jun 24

    Los Angeles DUI Cases in Question

    Los Angeles DUI Cases in Question
    Hundreds of drivers found guilty of a Los Angeles DUI are getting another (unwelcome) day in court. An investigation by county prosecutors and the FBI has revealed that a former court clerk may have fixed as many as 1,000 DUI and other…
  • Jun 22

    Southern California Runway DUI – Yike

    Southern California Runway DUI – Yike
    While police have arrested drivers on a lot of different roads for a DUI in Los Angeles, it’s doubtful that they have often gone to the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport. But cops in San Diego had to head to their own…
Rank this Week: 881

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Doctors That Communicate Well Tend to Reduce Lawsuit

    Doctors That Communicate Well Tend to Reduce Lawsuit
    Communication appears to be key in preventing medical malpractice lawsuits. It’s uncertain whether this is because communication helps prevent medical errors, or because it fosters better doctor-patient relationships. Either way, the…
  • Jun 25

    Drowning Accidents: A Reminder to Parents this Summer

    Drowning Accidents: A Reminder to Parents this Summer
    A video released last week on Good magazine is sending a chilling reminder to parents of the dangers of child swimming accidents. According to the CDC, 10 people die each day as the result of a swimming-related accident. Two of those deaths,…
  • Jun 22

    Baby Trapped in Car Seat After Multi-Vehicle Crash On I-93

    Baby Trapped in Car Seat After Multi-Vehicle Crash On I-93
    A multi-vehicle accident involving a car, van, tractor-trailer, and pickup truck seriously injured a mother and her one year old boy on I-93 this past Friday. The woman’s gray Honda was crushed in the middle of the chain-reaction…
Rank this Week: 249

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
Rank this Week: 995

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    New Florida Law hopes to reduce elder abuse by guardian

    New Florida Law hopes to reduce elder abuse by guardian
    A new Florida law, Florida HB5, signed into law by Governor Rick Scott in June seeks to curb elder guardianship abuse. The bill was drafted to help solve the growing problem of elder abuse in Florida’s elder guardianship system There…
  • Jun 24

    Jacksonville Guardianship: How to Transfer a Guardianship to Florida from another state

    Jacksonville Guardianship: How to Transfer a Guardianship to Florida from another state
    Transferring a guardianship from another state to Florida can be more complicated than a transfer between another two states. American families are increasingly becoming more mobile, and different states have varying rules regarding the…
  • Jun 23

    Estate Plans for a Single Person

    Estate Plans for a Single Person
    Estate planning often focuses on married couples, but estate planning for a single person is equally as important. A single person often owns assets in their name individually, which means these assets must go through the probate process when…
Rank this Week: 337

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 344

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 33

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 105

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

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

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    Guidelines for the promulgating of rules and regulations by an administrative agency

    Guidelines for the promulgating of rules and regulations by an administrative agency
    Guidelines for the promulgating of rules and regulations by an administrative agencyGreater N.Y. Taxi Assn. v New York City Taxi & Limousine Commn., Court of Appeals, 2015 NY Slip Op 05514In this case the Court of Appeals addresses the…
  • Jun 29

    Termination as "a final agency action” is effected when the letter of dismissal is delivered to the officer or employee

    Termination as "a final agency action” is effected when the letter of dismissal is delivered to the officer or employee
    Termination as "a final agency action” is effected when the letter of dismissal is delivered to the officer or employee 2015 NY Slip Op 04892, Appellate Division, Third DepartmentAn internal investigation by the Division of State Police…
  • Jun 28

    The 2015 edition of the Discipline Book

    The 2015 edition of the Discipline Book
    The 2015 edition of this concise guide to disciplinary actions involving public officers and employees in New York State is now available in two formats - as a paperback print edition and in an electronic [e-book] edition. For more…
Rank this Week: 44

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

Listen to lectures by and discussions with the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School.

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
Rank this Week: 315

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyer

    10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyer
    This is another apps list from Law Technology Today, 10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyers.  Some apps are strictly for lawyers - Fastcase - while others are general - Workshare - but meet a lawyer's need.So review the apps and use…
  • Jun 28

    General Legal Research App

    General Legal Research App
    Law Technology Today recently published a list of general legal research apps.  The apps are organized by category which include court rules, case law, legal dictionaries, state statutes and more.  There is coverage of free and fee…
  • Jun 26

    End of the Term

    End of the Term
    As we reach the end of the Supreme Court's term, you may be inspired to catch up on what happened (in yesterday's Affordable Care Act decision), is happening as I type (the last decision of the term on same sex marriage will be announced any…
Rank this Week: 120

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

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

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Jun 29

    Q2 2015 Quick Links, Part 1 (IP, Marketing and More)

    Q2 2015 Quick Links, Part 1 (IP, Marketing and More)
    Copyright * The dominant media storyline about the Mayweather-Pacquiao boxing match was the fight’s widespread illicit availability on the livestreaming apps Periscope and Meerkat. But this should have been the dominant storyline…
  • Jun 28

    When Can Defendants Defeat A Criminal Threat Prosecution By Claiming They Were Joking? Not Often

    When Can Defendants Defeat A Criminal Threat Prosecution By Claiming They Were Joking? Not Often
    The “Twitter joke trial,” where a UK man was prosecuted for joking about blowing up an airport, made waves and resulted in widespread criticism, but recent cases in the US show that prosecutions for jokey threats over social media…
  • Jun 24

    North Carolina Cyber-Bullying Statute Survives First Amendment Challenge

    North Carolina Cyber-Bullying Statute Survives First Amendment Challenge
    Defendant was accused of cyberbullying over posts he made about (and to) his high school classmate (Dillon) on Facebook. The opinion is unclear on the precise nature of the original post and whether defendant initiated the post, or offered…
Rank this Week: 543

Employment Law 101

Employment Law 101

Covers employment law trends. By John A. Gallagher.

http://employmentlaw101.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    Tweets Can Get You Fired

    Tweets Can Get You Fired
    If You Are an Employee At Will, Then You Can Be Fired in Retaliation for Tweeting About Your EmployerThis weekend, I read an excellent article authored by Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Jane M. Von Bergen, entitled "How Tweeting About Your…
  • Jun 29

    Changes at the Top - Philadelphia Phillies to Introduce Andy MacPhail as New Leader of Operations Today

    Changes at the Top - Philadelphia Phillies to Introduce Andy MacPhail as New Leader of Operations Today
    The Philadelphia Phillies Will Hold a Press Conference Today to Introduce Andy MacPhail's Hiring Into a Role as Team President (?)Let Me Go On the Record -I am NOT a FanAndy MacPhail IN - Ruben Amaro, Jr. OUT (?!) in Phillies Front Office…
  • Jun 29

    Some of the 13 States That Oppose Gay Marriage Refusing to Comply With Recent Supreme Court Ruling

    Some of the 13 States That Oppose Gay Marriage Refusing to Comply With Recent Supreme Court Ruling
    Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi Among Those That Continue to Refuse Same-Sex MarriagesPrior to the Supreme Court ruling holding that denying marriage licenses to gay couples was unconstitutional, there were 13 states that refused to…
Rank this Week: 98

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 60

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jun 29

    The Arizona Legislature Case

    The Arizona Legislature Case
    I was surprised by the outcome, the reasoning in the opinion, and that there were two votes (from Scalia and Thomas) to dismiss the suit for lack of standing.  In the end, I wonder if the Court should have just said “no…
  • Jun 29

    Revisiting Capital Punishment

    Revisiting Capital Punishment
    I want to go through the opinions on the three-drug protocol more carefully, but I will say that I’m not persuaded (and never have been) that the death penalty is unconstitutional across the board.  Whether the states or the…
  • Jun 29

    Same-Sex Marriage Whopper

    Same-Sex Marriage Whopper
    Let’s turn to the same-sex marriage decision.  I’ll have a separate post on the Court’s opinion later.  Basically, my thought is that it reads like a lot of Justice Kennedy’s decisions, unfortunately. With…
Rank this Week: 261

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/
  • Jun 29

    An Historic Look at Divorce Rates in the United State

    An Historic Look at Divorce Rates in the United State
    People love to refer to statistical trends in marriage and divorce rates in the United States, even when those rates are not based on actual surveys and data but merely rumors and unsubstantiated hearsay. We often hear that the divorce rate…
  • Jun 25

    Talking to Children About Divorce

    Talking to Children About Divorce
    Many people know they are not happy in their marriage and want to get a divorce. However, they decided to stay together for the sake of the children. While this may seem like the only way to make the best of a bad situation, it might actually…
  • Jun 22

    Arnold Schwarzenegger Discusses Divorce

    Arnold Schwarzenegger Discusses Divorce
    Arnold Schwarzenegger has being going around the country and appearing on various media outlets to promote his latest movie, “Terminator Genisys.” While most of the interviews focused on the movie, his interview on the Howard…
Rank this Week: 383

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Three Reasons to Hire a Miami Personal Injury Lawyer

    Three Reasons to Hire a Miami Personal Injury Lawyer
    You are driving along a major road in Broward County, Miami Beach, Coral Cables, or any other locality in Florida when you get t-boned by another vehicle. The damage to your vehicle is extensive and you suffer serious physical injuries in the…
  • Jun 22

    Do You Need Experts in a “Simple” Auto Accident Case?

    Do You Need Experts in a “Simple” Auto Accident Case?
    It may seem like a personal injury trial that involves an automobile accident, especially one with clear liability, would not need an abundance of experts to make a case to a jury. In fact, to many people, in cases where negligence is clear,…
  • Jun 18

    Sovereign Immunity Can Affect Your Case if You Don’t Know Where to Look for it

    Sovereign Immunity Can Affect Your Case if You Don’t Know Where to Look for it
    Suing the government, whether it is the city or state or an arm or branch of government, seems like a given right. But in many countries, citizens have no right to sue the government because of a doctrine called sovereign immunity. Like many…
Rank this Week: 229

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Miami Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Admiralty & Maritime Law, Crime Victims Rights, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Security Negligence. By Gerson & Schwartz.

http://www.miamiinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Three Reasons to Hire a Miami Personal Injury Lawyer

    Three Reasons to Hire a Miami Personal Injury Lawyer
    You are driving along a major road in Broward County, Miami Beach, Coral Cables, or any other locality in Florida when you get t-boned by another vehicle. The damage to your vehicle is extensive and you suffer serious physical injuries in the…
  • Jun 22

    Do You Need Experts in a “Simple” Auto Accident Case?

    Do You Need Experts in a “Simple” Auto Accident Case?
    It may seem like a personal injury trial that involves an automobile accident, especially one with clear liability, would not need an abundance of experts to make a case to a jury. In fact, to many people, in cases where negligence is clear,…
  • Jun 18

    Sovereign Immunity Can Affect Your Case if You Don’t Know Where to Look for it

    Sovereign Immunity Can Affect Your Case if You Don’t Know Where to Look for it
    Suing the government, whether it is the city or state or an arm or branch of government, seems like a given right. But in many countries, citizens have no right to sue the government because of a doctrine called sovereign immunity. Like many…
Rank this Week: 469

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jun 29

    Evolving Standards of Decency That Mark the Progress of Maturing Justice

    Evolving Standards of Decency That Mark the Progress of Maturing Justice
    by Michael DorfIn 1972, when the Supreme Court invalidated the then-extant death penalty statutes in Furman v. Georgia, only two Justices--Brennan and Marshall--concluded that the death penalty is unconstitutional under all…
  • Jun 27

    In Defense of Justice Kennedy's Soaring Rhetoric in Obergefell

    In Defense of Justice Kennedy's Soaring Rhetoric in Obergefell
    by Michael Dorf (cross-posted on SCOTUSblog)In the nature of split decisions, the majority opinion makes an affirmative argument and the dissent criticizes that argument, with the majority responding, if at all, in footnotes and other…
  • Jun 26

    The Link Between Liberty and Equality in Obergefell

    The Link Between Liberty and Equality in Obergefell
    by Michael DorfJustice Kennedy's opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges is a tour-de-force. I shall have a LOT to say about it--and about the dissents--over the course of the next week, but for now I will confine myself to two observations.First, in…
Rank this Week: 205

Canadian Securities Law Online

Canadian Securities Law Online

Covers Canadian securities law topics, including disclosures, corporate governance, mergers, registration and compliance. By Stikeman Elliott.

http://www.canadiansecuritieslaw.com/
  • Jun 29

    OSC concludes continuous disclosure review of mutual fund practices relating to portfolio liquidity

    OSC concludes continuous disclosure review of mutual fund practices relating to portfolio liquidity
    Last week, OSC staff concluded a review focusing on mutual fund practices related to liquidity assessments of fund holdings, liquidity stress testing and liquidity valuation considerations.  OSC staff’s review disclosed its…
  • Jun 29

    Marketplace operation and trading rules amended by the CSA

    Marketplace operation and trading rules amended by the CSA
    The Canadian Securities Administrators recently approved amendments to National Instrument 21-101 – Marketplace Operation and National Instrument 23-101 Trading Rules.  The amendments, which were first published for comment on…
  • Jun 29

    OSC approves proposed MFDA Rule amendments related to CRM2

    OSC approves proposed MFDA Rule amendments related to CRM2
    The OSC recently approved amendments to Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA) Rule 5.3 – Client Reporting and MFDA Policy No. 7 – Performance Reporting.  The amendments codify the relief orders issued by the…
Rank this Week: 124

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Teenager Killed In Huntington Beach DUI Crash

    Teenager Killed In Huntington Beach DUI Crash
    Ethan McEnally, 14, was killed in a Huntington Beach car crash, which officials say, was caused by a suspected drunk driver who crashed head-on into the vehicle in which the boy was a passenger. According to a news report in The Orange County…
  • Jun 22

    Couple Killed In Arleta DUI Collision

    Couple Killed In Arleta DUI Collision
    Two people were killed in a car accident in Arleta, which officials say, involved a suspected DUI driver. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Daily News, the fatal crash occurred the night of June 19, 2015 at the intersection of…
  • Jun 15

    Fatal Irvine Hit-and-Run Accident

    Fatal Irvine Hit-and-Run Accident
    Katherine Hampton, 54, of Lake Forest, was killed and two children were critically injured in an Irvine car accident, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver. According to a report in The Orange County Register, the three-car crash…
Rank this Week: 187

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Sentencing delayed again for Boulder man convicted in real estate scam

    Sentencing delayed again for Boulder man convicted in real estate scam
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. A Boulder man convicted of stealing more than $30,000 from an elderly woman in a real estate scam is now scheduled to be sentenced in August after his hearing was delayed today. Gilbert Million was convicted by a jury in…
  • Jun 29

    Foreclosure Bid Rigging = Indictment

    Foreclosure Bid Rigging = Indictment
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Ramin Rad “Ray” Yeganeh, real estate investor, San Mateo, California was indicted by a grand jury in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California in Oakland and charged with bid rigging and…
  • Jun 29

    It ain’t Mortgage Fraud…

    It ain’t Mortgage Fraud…
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. You know those people who live in foreign countries and place calls into the US in an attempt to defraud people here?  Those calls your mother or grandfather receive telling them that they won $1,000,000 in the…
Rank this Week: 2

Animal Blawg

Animal Blawg

Covers animal law, ethics and policy. By Professor David N. Cassuto, Professor Luis E. Chiesa and law student Suzanne McMillan.

http://animalblawg.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 921