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IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    F1 ends up in hot water - no similarity to F1H2O

    F1 ends up in hot water - no similarity to F1H2O
    Among the trade mark cases of this week, in case T-55/13 the General Court dealt with another dispute (following Case C‑196/11 P, reported by Jeremy here) involving several trade marks of ‘the top class of professional motor…
  • May 22

    When the biter gets bit: Cross-undertakings in damage

    When the biter gets bit: Cross-undertakings in damage
    The question of how a court will calculate damages upon lifting an interim injunction, when a cross-undertaking has been given by a right holder when obtaining that injunction, is a very relevant factor to the holder of an IP right. It's all…
  • May 22

    Do you value an invitation to the UPC court fees consultation event?

    Do you value an invitation to the UPC court fees consultation event?
    It's not about the money for the AmeriKat, justabout the correct level of padding required for a proper napUS Vice President Joe Biden once said "Don't tell me what you value, show me your budget, and I'll tell you what you value."  That…
Rank this Week: 340

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • May 23

    Did legal realism kill scholarship for judges?

    Did legal realism kill scholarship for judges?
    Judge Diane Wood of the Seventh Circuit has published an essay in the Yale Law Journal that surveys citations to legal scholarship emerging from the Seventh Circuit. She argues that movements like Legal Realism and its descendants challenge…
  • May 22

    The outsourcing of human rights enforcement to corporations- EU-style

    The outsourcing of human rights enforcement to corporations- EU-style
    I haven’t met Hollywood producer Edward Zwick, who brought the movie and the concept of Blood Diamonds to the world’s attention, but I have had the honor of meeting with medical rock star, and Nobel Prize nominee Dr. Denis Mukwege....
  • May 22

    Time's Up

    Time's Up
    Although my guest blogging has been focused on white collar rationalizations, I can't help but mention that, just about any way you cut it,* ninety days have passed since former Attorney General Holder asked U.S. Attorneys investigating the…
Rank this Week: 240

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Weekend video: Powers of Ten™ (1977)

    Weekend video: Powers of Ten™ (1977)
  • May 21

    The Benefits of Visiting a Doctor After a Car Accident

    The Benefits of Visiting a Doctor After a Car Accident
    Brought to you by our friends at Howie, Sacks and Henry LLP, Canada There are some car accidents that are major and can result in serious injury to the driver and his or her passengers. Other accidents are called fender-benders and these…
  • May 20

    Book recommendation: Diary of a Lawyer by Goldie Millan

    Book recommendation: Diary of a Lawyer by Goldie Millan
    When her beloved father dies under suspicious circumstances, Liberty Deller finds herself the recipient of a host of mysterious objects, as well as a £500,000 inheritance. Viewing it as the perfect opportunity to uncover the truth…
Rank this Week: 213

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • May 23

    Abuse and Cover-Up

    Abuse and Cover-Up
    Syracuse.com reported that a certified nurse’s aide named Renee Geloso has been charged with hitting a nursing home resident while another person is accused of trying to cover the incident up.  The state attorney…
  • May 22

    Should NH Employee Wages Be $15 an hour?

    Should NH Employee Wages Be $15 an hour?
    The Times Online reported that raising the minimum wage even beyond a proposed $10.10 per hour would help the state’s nursing home workers care not only for themselves and their families, but also older residents, according to a new…
  • May 21

    Grannycam Bill in South Carolina

    Grannycam Bill in South Carolina
    The State reported on the ongoing saga of increasing quality of care in South Carolina nursing homes.  Sen. Paul Thurmond, R-Charleston, introduced a bill allowing video cameras in resident’s rooms to help reduce abuse or…
Rank this Week: 46

Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

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

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 661

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • May 23

    Some taxpayers celebrating; CareFirst subscribers blue

    Some taxpayers celebrating; CareFirst subscribers blue
    For some 55,000 Maryland taxpayers, it was a very good week. For some 1.1 million CareFirst health insurance subscribers, definitely not. The U.S. Supreme Court  Monday struck down Maryland’s law barring taxpayers from deducting…
  • May 22

    May 26, 2015

    May 26, 2015
  • May 22

    Benjamin Rosenberg | Rosenberg Martin Greenberg

    Benjamin Rosenberg | Rosenberg Martin Greenberg
    Benjamin Rosenberg the chairman of Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP, a business law firm based in Baltimore, has been ranked in Chambers:USA in its Maryland 2015 guide. Rosenberg was one of  five lawyers with the firm to earn…
Rank this Week: 121

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

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

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

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Victor Hugo on His Deathbed [EOL in Art 13]

    Victor Hugo on His Deathbed [EOL in Art 13]
    When the poet, playwright, and novelist Victor Hugo died in 1885, Nadar went to his deathbed to make a final image as a memorial.  Nadar's sketch of the death chamber showed that black drapery was tied across a window behind the bed and…
  • May 23

    Jahi McMath - Status in May 2015

    Jahi McMath - Status in May 2015
    On Thursday, Paul A. Byrne published a short article titled "Jahi is Alive - Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition."   Byrne writes that he recently visited Jahi in her home. "Jahi is beautiful. The day that I visited Jahi she had…
  • May 22

    Absence of POLST Leads to Criminal Charge

    Absence of POLST Leads to Criminal Charge
    Two New York Fire Department paramedics have been arrested for failing to resuscitate a man on Staten Island. Daniel Ornstein and Joseph Farrell were responding to a "difficulty breathing" call.  The man, who suffered from Lou Gehrig's…
Rank this Week: 137

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 640

IRS Problem Solver Blog

IRS Problem Solver Blog

Covers IRS problems and how to solve them. By Darrin Mish.

http://www.getirshelp.com/irsblog
  • May 23

    No competition: Marks sells same oil tax snake oil that Alaskans already bought

    No competition: Marks sells same oil tax snake oil that Alaskans already bought
    www.adn.com — Somewhere high up in a London tower, BP’s board members got a knee slapping laugh as they read Roger Marks’ April 25 Alaska Dispatch News commentary justifying the Alaska Legislature’s decision to take…
  • May 23

    Supporters of Tax Cap Push to Make it Permanent

    Supporters of Tax Cap Push to Make it Permanent
    www.wxxinews.org — There’s a push by business groups and Republicans in the State Senate, as well as Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, to make the state’s 2% per year property tax cap permanent. Backers have issued a report…
  • May 21

    IRS to Refund Test Fees for RTRP Credential Holder

    IRS to Refund Test Fees for RTRP Credential Holder
    www.nsacct.org — IRS announced that the RPO is refunding the test fee to all RTRP holders who passed the exam to receive this credential. Letters will go out to the preparers on May 28. Checks will be mailed on June... The post IRS to…
Rank this Week: 682

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 23

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Of course, legal historians know all about Law for the Elephant--but an elephant for the law?  The schedule for Fall 2015 for the Washington History seminar is out.  Sessions include Adam Rothman on Beyond Freedom’s Reach: A…
  • May 22

    Three by Ariens on the History of Legal Ethic

    Three by Ariens on the History of Legal Ethic
    Michael S. Ariens, St. Mary's University School of Law, has posted three papers on the history of legal ethics.  The first is Lost and Found: David Hoffman and the History of American Legal Ethics, from the Arkansas Law Review 67…
  • May 22

    Politics, Administration, and Fair Employment Practice

    Politics, Administration, and Fair Employment Practice
    How Did It Operate?  Without Coercive Power.Library of CongressOne of Forging Rivals' chapters focuses on the history of the San Francisco Commission on Equal Employment Opportunity (CEEO). Created in 1957 after a decade of contentious…
Rank this Week: 587

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • May 22

    Marler Clark Files Salmonella Lawsuit Against Don Antonio’

    Marler Clark Files Salmonella Lawsuit Against Don Antonio’
    Salmonella Outbreak: After dozens or more reports on Yelp of patrons contracting Salmonella poisoning at Don Antonio’s in Los Angeles, on March 25, 2015, environmental health staff at the County of Los Angeles Department of Public…
  • May 22

    Marler Clark to File Kenosha Salmonella Lawsuit Against Supermercado Los Corrale

    Marler Clark to File Kenosha Salmonella Lawsuit Against Supermercado Los Corrale
    The Kenosha County Division of Health continues to interview individuals with Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- gastrointestinal illness and exposure to Supermercado Los Corrales. As of this time, more than 60 ill persons have been identified. To…
  • May 22

    FDA Investigates Multistate Outbreak of Tune Sushi Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+) Infection

    FDA Investigates Multistate Outbreak of Tune Sushi Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+) Infection
    What is the Problem and What is Being Done About It? The FDA, CDC, and state and local officials are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+) infections possibly linked to sushi made from raw…
Rank this Week: 57

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • May 22

    Memorial Day Weekend Food Safety Tips From USDA

    Memorial Day Weekend Food Safety Tips From USDA
    Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer, and many Americans will celebrate with cookouts, camping, road trips and other activities that involve food. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection…
  • May 22

    Washington E. Coli Update: 25 Cases, 9 Secondary Ones, 4 Areas Sampled Match Outbreak Strain

    Washington E. Coli Update: 25 Cases, 9 Secondary Ones, 4 Areas Sampled Match Outbreak Strain
    Four of 10 areas sampled at the Northwest Fairgrounds in Lynden, WA, match the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 that has now sickened 25 people in Whatcom County, WA. The Lynden fairgrounds was the site of the April…
  • May 22

    Walmart Takes a Stance on Animal Welfare, Antibiotic

    Walmart Takes a Stance on Animal Welfare, Antibiotic
    On Friday morning, Walmart announced its positions on the responsible use of animal antibiotics and on animal welfare. The company is now urging U.S. suppliers to Walmart and Sam’s Club stores to adopt and implement judicious use…
Rank this Week: 489

Immigration Legal Blog

Immigration Legal Blog

Covers immigration law especially employment and family based immigration issues. By Shah Peerally Law Group PC.

http://immigrationlegalblog.com/
  • May 22

    New H1B Amendment Requirement Rule

    New H1B Amendment Requirement Rule
    H1b Amendment under the new rule of Simeio Solutions Decision from Shah Peerally, Attorney at Law Information provided above is for educational purposes only.  One should not act or refrain to act solely based on the information…
  • May 20

    USCIS releases Frequently Asked Questions on H4 EAD

    USCIS releases Frequently Asked Questions on H4 EAD
    REMINDER: Do NOT submit an application for employment authorization (Form I-765) before May 26, 2015. USCIS will not accept a Form I-765 requesting employment authorization based on your H-4 status until the H-4 rule takes effect on May 26,…
  • May 6

    Another Student Visa Fraud Involving Indian

    Another Student Visa Fraud Involving Indian
    Unfortunately although the Tri Valley University was a traumatic event for many Indian students, it seems that the scams and duping of students have not stopped. After Herguan University  CEO was indicted and plead guilty for fraud, now…
Rank this Week: 59

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • May 22

    A New Look at Marijuana Tourism - Bud and Breakfast

    A New Look at Marijuana Tourism - Bud and Breakfast
    With complete marijuana legalization in Colorado now fully in effect, many have flocked to the state as part of what is being called marijuana tourism. However, one of the things of that has hampered those wishing to come to the state to…
  • May 20

    "Martha Stewart of Marijuana" Offers Tips for Female Industry Hopeful

    "Martha Stewart of Marijuana" Offers Tips for Female Industry Hopeful
    If you have ever taken the time to flip through all the channels available on your cable package, you have probably seen many television personalities offering advice in business, investments, cooking, gardening, home buying and just about…
  • May 18

    US Supreme Court Asks For Brief from White House on Marijuana Legalization

    US Supreme Court Asks For Brief from White House on Marijuana Legalization
    While much of the nation is moving toward support of medical marijuana use and marijuana decriminalization and outright legalization, those in opposition to this are taking their case to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). In…
Rank this Week: 208

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • May 22

    It’s Not Like Stealing From The Mafia, But It Ain’t Smart Either

    It’s Not Like Stealing From The Mafia, But It Ain’t Smart Either
    Honestly, did she think she would get away with stealing from a fund for U.S. Marshal’s, police, and firefighter’s survivors? Apparently so. As reported by The Belleville News-Democrat: A 53-year-old St. Louis woman pleaded guilty…
  • May 21

    Man Playing Cop … Pulls Over Cop. Doh!

    Man Playing Cop … Pulls Over Cop. Doh!
    You could go online and get red and blue lights and put them in your grill. Presto, you are now driving an unmarked cop car. That’s the game this guy was playing. (Hopefully it was just a game, and not something nefarious, not that the…
  • May 20

    Maybe Next Time They’ll Listen To Grandma? Unlikely.

    Maybe Next Time They’ll Listen To Grandma? Unlikely.
    Hey, if you make a threat and you don’t follow through with it, people won’t take you seriously, right? Sure, but maybe you shouldn’t make the threat in the first place. As reported by ksdk.com: Madison County…
Rank this Week: 790

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 22

    This week at the Court

    This week at the Court
    On Monday the Court will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. On Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. we expect orders from the Court’s May 20 Conference, followed by one or more opinions at 10. We will begin live-blogging shortly before…
  • May 22

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:
  • May 22

    Updating the Court on the birth-control mandate

    Updating the Court on the birth-control mandate
    The Obama administration notified the Supreme Court on Thursday of two more of its appeals-court victories in the running legal battles over religious groups’ protests against the new birth-control mandate in the federal…
Rank this Week: 15

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • May 22

    Recovery of Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III Losse

    Recovery of Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III Losse
    Have you suffered investment losses in Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through FINRA arbitration. The White Law Group is investigating potential securities…
  • May 22

    Recovery of Steadfast Income REIT Losse

    Recovery of Steadfast Income REIT Losse
    Have you suffered investment losses in Steadfast Income REIT? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through FINRA arbitration. The White Law Group is investigating potential securities fraud…
  • May 22

    Recovery of Landmark Apartment Trust Investment Losse

    Recovery of Landmark Apartment Trust Investment Losse
    Have you suffered investment losses in Landmark Apartment Trust? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through FINRA arbitration. The White Law Group is investigating potential securities fraud claims…
Rank this Week: 317

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 22

    How Much for a Haircut? Illiquidity, Secondary Markets, and the Value of Private Equity

    How Much for a Haircut? Illiquidity, Secondary Markets, and the Value of Private Equity
    “Bollen, Nicolas P. B. and Sensoy, Berk A., How Much for a Haircut? Illiquidity, Secondary Markets, and the Value of Private Equity (May 17, 2015). Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2015-03-08. Available for download at SSRN:…
  • May 22

    What Do Private Equity Firms Say They Do?

    What Do Private Equity Firms Say They Do?
    Gompers, Paul A. and Kaplan, Steven N. and Mukharlyamov, Vladimir, What Do Private Equity Firms Say They Do? (April 27, 2015). Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 15-081; Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management…
  • May 22

    EIA China Country Analysis Brief

    EIA China Country Analysis Brief
    China is the world’s most populous country with a fast-growing economy that has led it to be the largest energy consumer and producer in the world. Rapidly increasing energy demand, especially for petroleum and other liquids, has made…
Rank this Week: 28

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 26

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • May 22

    Quantitative Restrictions for EU Oil Import

    Quantitative Restrictions for EU Oil Import
    The EU Emission Trade System sets a cap on CO2 emissions. That cap is reduced by 1.74% each year (Article 9 of Directive 2003/87). There is no equivalent cap on EU oil imports. Let’s imagine for a moment that such a cap would be…
  • May 19

    Relaunch of Lenz Blog

    Relaunch of Lenz Blog
    Some hackers were able to insert a spam link into the header of this blog. Two of my readers kindly informed me by mail of that fact. I have installed a new version of the latest WordPress software from scratch. I hope this solves this…
  • May 18

    David Roberts Pessimism Piece

    David Roberts Pessimism Piece
    David Roberts got a lot of attention for a recent post saying that global warming is a difficult problem. I have a couple of comments. For one, I was surprised to read this: The IPCC scenarios that come in below 2°C require BECCS to…
Rank this Week: 280

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • May 22

    International Labor Law Conference

    International Labor Law Conference
    There are two international labor and employment law conferences coming up in the next month or so. First up is the second Labor Law Research Network conference in Amsterdam, from June 25-27, 2015. You can see the program here. The...
  • May 22

    The Cost of Being Good at Your Job?

    The Cost of Being Good at Your Job?
    While I do not suffer personally from this problem, many of us out there are over-achievers that excel at their particular job. A recent study from Duke's Fuqua School of Business looked at these individuals, and concluded that there are...
  • May 21

    The 2015 Marco Biagi Award

    The 2015 Marco Biagi Award
    The winner of the 2015 Marco Biagi Award is Uladzislau Belavusau (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands) for a paper entitled A Penalty Card for Homophobia from EU Labor Law: Comment on Asociaţia ACCEPT (C-81/12). In the paper, the…
Rank this Week: 241

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 191

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 5

Excess Copyright

Excess Copyright

Covers the harm of excess copyright enforcement. By Howard Knopf.

http://excesscopyright.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 216

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • May 22

    The right thing to say…

    The right thing to say…
    Las Vegas lawyer, Barry Levinson, after getting sentenced to jail. “I embarrassed Las Vegas. I let everybody down,” he said. “I accept responsibility for what happened. It’s my fault. I made the mistakes. I’m…
  • May 21

    Eu Sou Metzker

    Eu Sou Metzker
    Yet another fatal attack on a blogger. This one, Evany José Metzker. Metzker was known for his in-depth investigations of political corruption in Brazil and also for his blog titled ‘Coruja do Vale’ (The Owl of the Valley).…
  • May 18

    Sanity Restored: Garcia v. Google en banc decision

    Sanity Restored: Garcia v. Google en banc decision
    Today, the Ninth Circuit issued its long anticipated en banc opinion regarding the matter of Garcia v. Google, affirming the district court’s denial of summary judgment and solidifying longstanding principles of copyright history and…
Rank this Week: 816

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg,…

Law Office of Goldstein and Clegg, LLC Blog

Covers employment law and bankruptcy.

http://www.goldsteinandclegglaw.com/index.php/blog/
  • May 22

    Police can’t use your eye movement to determine you’re drunk

    Police can’t use your eye movement to determine you’re drunk
    Often times, a police officer will pull someone over because they suspect that that driver of the car is drunk or at the very least operating the vehicle under the influence of alcohol. Once they pull over the car, they may ask the driver to…
  • May 15

    Does a QWOF show up on an employment criminal background check?

    Does a QWOF show up on an employment criminal background check?
    During the process of applying for a job, there are many stages that a potential employee must go through, including the submission of a resume, interview, and finally reference checks of his or her former supervisors and colleagues. This…
  • Apr 3

    Can I sue my employer for violating the ADA?

    Can I sue my employer for violating the ADA?
    Many people have the ability to work and earn money to support themselves and their families. However, a great portion of the American working population also suffer from physical and or mental impairments that in some case make it difficult…
Rank this Week: 828

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • May 22

    TWiL 304: Just Don't Touch Music, Man

    TWiL 304: Just Don't Touch Music, Man
    Hosts: Denise Howell and Sarah Pearson TiVo Roamio... with Aereo? How Google decides what will be forgotten, making your kids read privacy policies and more! Guests: Gus Hurwitz and Brandon Butler Photo credit: Scott Schiller Download…
  • May 15

    TWiL 303: Charmingly Earnest, Yet Insufferable

    TWiL 303: Charmingly Earnest, Yet Insufferable
    Hosts: Denise Howell and Sarah Pearson The current state and rise of open source, ACLU v. Clapper, Reddit and Twitter updates dealing with harassment and more! Guests: Clark Asay and Kat Walsh Photo credit: Kārlis Dambrāns …
  • May 8

    TWiL 302: The First Rule of Live Stream Club

    TWiL 302: The First Rule of Live Stream Club
    Hosts: Denise Howell Mayweather-Pacquiao piracy aftermath, DMCA and automotive network security, scandalous trademarks and more! Guests: Megan M. Carpenter, Kerry O'Shea Gorgone and Xiyin Tang Photo credit: PBS NewsHour Download or…
Rank this Week: 45

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

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

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • May 22

    Could Facebook become a model for legal citations?

    Could Facebook become a model for legal citations?
    John Barker (@contentbarker), Vice President of Strategy & Competitive Intelligence for Wolters Kluwer, asked this week, “What Can Legal Citators Learn from Facebook?“ Barker’s point being that social…
  • May 22

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Airborne Norovirus, In-Store Tracking, Banks Busted

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Airborne Norovirus, In-Store Tracking, Banks Busted
    It’s time to wrap things up and head out just a little early in the long weekend. Before you do, we of course have today’s Top 10—where Jared Klaus writes up the DOJ’s charges against a number of global banks and…
  • May 21

    Google running real-time tweets by lawyer name and tag

    Google running real-time tweets by lawyer name and tag
    Twitter is teaming up with Google to bring Twitter’s real-time content to Google’s search results. As Twitter’s Jana Messerschmidt (@janamal), VP Global Business Development & Platform announced a couple days…
Rank this Week: 14

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • May 22

    Kolber on The Limited Right to Alter Memory

    Kolber on The Limited Right to Alter Memory
    Adam J. Kolber (Brooklyn Law School) has posted The Limited Right to Alter Memory (Journal of Medical Ethics, vol. 40, p. 658 (2014)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: We like to think we own our memories: if technology someday...
  • May 21

    Dancig-Rosenberg & Bendor on Unconstitutional Criminalization

    Dancig-Rosenberg & Bendor on Unconstitutional Criminalization
    Hadar Dancig-Rosenberg and Ariel L. Bendor (Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law and Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law) have posted Unconstitutional Criminalization on SSRN. Here is the abstract: May criminalization constitute a violation…
  • May 21

    Cooper on Racial Profiling and Vulnerability Theory

    Cooper on Racial Profiling and Vulnerability Theory
    Frank Rudy Cooper (Suffolk University Law School) has posted Always Already Suspect: Revising Vulnerability Theory (North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 93, p. 1339, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Martha Fineman proposes a post-identity…
Rank this Week: 242

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 366

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
  • May 22

    Nationwide to Pay $8M Over Variable Annuity Pricing Violation

    Nationwide to Pay $8M Over Variable Annuity Pricing Violation
    Nationwide Life Insurance Co. has ben ordered to pay an $8 million penalty to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for purposely delaying variable annuity and life insurance policy orders and that this led to company’s failure to…
  • May 20

    UBS Must Pay Investor $1M for Puerto Rico Bond Fund Portfolio

    UBS Must Pay Investor $1M for Puerto Rico Bond Fund Portfolio
    A Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Panel (“FINRA”) has ordered UBS Financial Services Inc. of Puerto Rico and UBS Wealth Management (collectively “UBS”) to pay a client from Puerto Rico $1 million to repurchase…
  • May 18

    U.S. Supreme Court Rules on 401K Lawsuit, Gives Investors More Protection

    U.S. Supreme Court Rules on 401K Lawsuit, Gives Investors More Protection
    The nation’s highest court has just made it easier for workers to sue their 401k plans for charging excessive fees for investments. The case is Tibble v. Edison International, and the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously for the…
Rank this Week: 615

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 22

    What to Do After an Accident as You Wait for Help

    What to Do After an Accident as You Wait for Help
    If you’re in a car accident, you should call the police immediately. As you’re waiting for help to arrive, there are a number of things that you can be doing—assuming you’re not severely injured—that may be…
  • May 20

    5 Worst Foods to Eat in the Car

    5 Worst Foods to Eat in the Car
    Eating while driving can be tempting, especially when you’re running late for work or are on an extended road trip. But if you’re acting as the driver, you should resist the urge to chow down from behind the wheel, and pull off…
  • May 19

    Resources for Foreign Victims of the Amtrak Train 188 Accident

    Resources for Foreign Victims of the Amtrak Train 188 Accident
    Many international travelers ride Amtrak every year. Amtrak Train 188, traveling from Washington D.C. to New York, was carrying several international passengers at the time it derailed. According to media reports, passengers from Spain,…
Rank this Week: 586

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • May 22

    Wal-Mart asset protection coordinators lose class cert bid

    Wal-Mart asset protection coordinators lose class cert bid
    By Brandi O. Brown, J.D. A putative class of Wal-Mart asset protection coordinators who alleged that they were misclassified as exempt employees and did not receive overtime or minimum wages as a result will not be able to pursue their claims…
  • May 22

    $25M is UPS cost of alleged late federal package delivery cover-up

    $25M is UPS cost of alleged late federal package delivery cover-up
    UPS has agreed to pay $25 million to resolve allegations that it submitted false claims to the federal government for delivery of Next Day Air overnight packages. The Atlanta-based package delivery company purportedly concealed the fact that…
  • May 22

    Replacing fired older worker with two younger ones doesn’t help employer’s RIF defense

    Replacing fired older worker with two younger ones doesn’t help employer’s RIF defense
    By Joy P. Waltemath, J.D. Evidence that a fired employee was replaced, first by a 27-year old who took over her job duties and, after she was terminated, by an additional employee who was also substantially younger, was enough to survive…
Rank this Week: 443

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

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

http://lawyerist.com
  • May 22

    And You Thought Biglaw Layoffs Were Over

    And You Thought Biglaw Layoffs Were Over
    Silly Rabbit. Remember this scathing piece about layoffs at white-shoe firms from 2013? While it was only two years ago, there has not been much in the news recently about large firm layoffs. Until now. Butler & Hosch,…
  • May 22

    Be Cautious With Outsourcing or Expanding Your Practice

    Be Cautious With Outsourcing or Expanding Your Practice
    Many solo attorneys are too quick to add staff or another attorney. Before making that type of investment, make sure you can handle the short-term impact on your practice and pocketbook. Be Cautious With Outsourcing or Expanding Your…
  • May 21

    The Secret To Conquering The LSAT Could Be Just To Skip It

    The Secret To Conquering The LSAT Could Be Just To Skip It
    Unless you are from another planet, you know that the fortunes of law schools have sunk drastically since the the go-go years of the last decade, where literally every person you ever met decided to go to law school. After watching…
Rank this Week: 251

New York Criminal Defense Blog

New York Criminal Defense Blog

Covers high-profile crimes and the NYS criminal system. By Arkady Bukh.

http://www.nyccriminallawyer.com/blog
  • May 22

    Juvenile Justice Reform Could Help NY Teens Accused of Crime

    Juvenile Justice Reform Could Help NY Teens Accused of Crime
    It is never a good thing when a teenager faces criminal charges, but the biggest nightmare for teens and parents is when a young person ends up being charged as an adult.  Teenagers do not have the maturity or knowledge to make informed…
  • May 18

    Lack of Diversity in the US Legal System

    Lack of Diversity in the US Legal System
    According to Montgomery Tabron, the head of WK Kellogg Foundation, one of the country’s largest philanthropies, the law enforcement and justice system in the US is broken. While criticism is rampant about the fact that the…
  • May 14

    An Illegal Ponzi Scheme Leads to 13-Years in Prison

    An Illegal Ponzi Scheme Leads to 13-Years in Prison
    A Ponzi scheme is a scheme in which unrealistically high rates of return are promised to investors. When new investors are lured by these promises and provide their funds to a money manager or financial advisor, money that the new investors…
Rank this Week: 767

Chronicle of Data Protection

Chronicle of Data Protection

Covers consumer privacy, data security, HIPAA, financial privacy and EU privacy. By Hogan Lovells.

http://www.hldataprotection.com
Rank this Week: 690

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/
  • May 22

    Proving Injuries in a St. Louis Car Accident Case

    Proving Injuries in a St. Louis Car Accident Case
    Automobile accidents are typically unexpected, causing much confusion and stress. After a car accident, you are recovering from any injuries sustained and trying to pay the exorbitant medical bills. During this tough time,…
  • May 22

    Common Causes of St. Louis Car Accident

    Common Causes of St. Louis Car Accident
    St. Louis automobile accidents are often the result of these three actions. Car accidents are a common occurrence. Every year, over six million automobile accidents take place across the United States, resulting in over three million…
  • May 21

    Receiving Medical Care After a Car Accident

    Receiving Medical Care After a Car Accident
    Getting injured in an automobile accident can leave you confused and overwhelmed. The situation worsens when you do not know what you need to do after a car accident. The most important action that you need to take is to…
Rank this Week: 997

Health Law Attorney Blog

Health Law Attorney Blog

Covers health law and compliance issues. By The Health Law Partners.

http://www.healthlawattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 253

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • May 22

    CalChamber Board Member Crafts Song/Video to Inspire Gift to Veterans​​​​​​

    CalChamber Board Member Crafts Song/Video to Inspire Gift to Veterans​​​​​​
    Attorney George David Kieffer, a member of the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, has composed and directed a song and video to honor the nation’s veterans and raise funds for veterans organizations.…
  • May 21

    “Digital Native” — Watch Out for Code Word

    “Digital Native” — Watch Out for Code Word
    A recent article in Fortune magazine brought attention to a new recruiting trend of employers seeking to hire “digital natives.” According to the article, many employers are starting to use this term in employment ads, causing…
  • May 20

    Minimum Wage Hikes on the Horizon

    Minimum Wage Hikes on the Horizon
    On May 19, 2015, two California cities moved forward with large minimum wage hikes. Los Angeles Minimum Wage May Rise To $15 By 2020 The Los Angeles City Council voted on a plan to incrementally raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2020.…
Rank this Week: 471

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

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

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • May 22

    FREE Online Webinar May 26: How to Develop Your Law Firm Marketing Plan

    FREE Online Webinar May 26: How to Develop Your Law Firm Marketing Plan
    Join me on Tuesday, May 26 at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT for a free 60-minute legal marketing webinar: Develop Your Law Firm Marketing Plan, where you will learn… A proven legal marketing system that has helped 15,000 attorneys convert…
  • May 21

    3 Steps to Leverage LinkedIn for Your Law Firm

    3 Steps to Leverage LinkedIn for Your Law Firm
    I have yet to find an attorney who could not benefit from having their profile on LinkedIn. It’s the number one online network for white-collar professionals. Whether you want to connect with non-competing attorneys, non-legal…
  • May 20

    2 Questions Every Attorney Needs to Know the Answers To

    2 Questions Every Attorney Needs to Know the Answers To
    There are two questions just about every attorney has asked at one time or another. At every Rainmaker Retreat – our two-day law firm marketing seminar – I answer dozens of questions that are top-of-mind for attorneys who…
Rank this Week: 444

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • May 22

    Memorial Day Weekend Law Library Closed

    Memorial Day Weekend Law Library Closed
    The Cleveland-Marshall Law Library will be closed from 5pm on Friday May 22nd through Memorial Day Monday May 25th. We will reopen on Tuesday May 26th at 7am. Enjoy your weekend!
  • May 22

    Wikipedia for Legal Research?

    Wikipedia for Legal Research?
    You use Wikipedia as part of your legal research (gasp)? Yes. There have been quite a number of studies that show that Wikipedia is reliable and a few that state that it isn’t. In my personal experience I find it to be useful and…
  • May 21

    Lexis Get and Print Upgrade

    Lexis Get and Print Upgrade
    Lexis Advance’s “Get and Print” feature has been updated. You can now enter in up to 100 citations to get and print at one time. Contact any of your librarians for assistance with the “Get and Print” feature on…
Rank this Week: 833

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • May 22

    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Scheduled to Speak at Rally Opposing Oregon LNG Terminal

    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Scheduled to Speak at Rally Opposing Oregon LNG Terminal
    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., President of the Waterkeeper Alliance, is scheduled to address a rally led by the “No LNG Exports Coalition” in opposition to the proposed Jordan Cove Energy Project and Oregon LNG export terminals on May…
  • May 22

    DOE Authorizes Pieridae Energy to Export LNG to FTA Nations from Canada; Defers Non-FTA Request

    DOE Authorizes Pieridae Energy to Export LNG to FTA Nations from Canada; Defers Non-FTA Request
    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued an order granting Pieridae Energy (USA), LTD. (Pieridae) authority to export 292 Bcf/year of natural gas from the United States to Canada and, after liquefaction at Pieridae Energy (Canada)…
  • May 22

    SCT&E Signs MOU for Gas Supplies for LNG Export Terminal

    SCT&E Signs MOU for Gas Supplies for LNG Export Terminal
    SCT&E LNG announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a “sizable” U.S. upstream natural gas supplier for its proposed LNG liquefaction and export terminal project on Monkey Island, Cameron Parish,…
Rank this Week: 364

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

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

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • May 22

    Suffolk County Legislature Passes Lobbying Resolution

    Suffolk County Legislature Passes Lobbying Resolution
    The Suffolk County Legislature passed a resolution on May 12, 2015, to strengthen county lobbying law. Resolution 356 amends the Continued on Next Page
  • May 22

    Minnesota Legislature Likely to Convene Special Session

    Minnesota Legislature Likely to Convene Special Session
    The Minnesota Legislature will likely convene a special session after Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the state’s education budget. Unless law Continued on Next Page
  • May 22

    News You Can Use Digest – May 22,2015

    News You Can Use Digest – May 22,2015
    National: Albany Corruption Inquiry Hurts Arizona Company That Hired Dean Skelos’s Son New York Times – Susanne Craig | Published: 5/18/2015 Continued on Next Page
Rank this Week: 375

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • May 22

    Corporate Crime Is Not ‘Civil Disobedience’

    Corporate Crime Is Not ‘Civil Disobedience’
    by Thomas O. McGarity is a Member Scholar and past president of the Center for Progressive Reform, and a professor at the University of Texas Law School. He is the author of Freedom to Harm: The Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire…
  • May 22

    Judicial Nominations Roundup for May 22, 2015

    Judicial Nominations Roundup for May 22, 2015
    by Caroline CoxYesterday, President Obama nominated Edward L. Stanton III to serve on the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee. Stanton is currently the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee and…
  • May 22

    LegalEyes for May 22, 2015

    LegalEyes for May 22, 2015
    by Caroline CoxKara L. Hartzler, the 2013 recipient of ACS’s David Carliner Public Interest Award, won a major immigration case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which Daniel M. Kowalksi highlighted…
Rank this Week: 292