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American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Aug 26

    When Police Body Cameras Aren’t The Answer

    When Police Body Cameras Aren’t The Answer
    The death of a Los Angeles teen at the hands of police calls into question police policies nationwide. This article originally appeared in USA Today.  Earlier this month, a too familiar tragedy unfolded in East Los…
  • Aug 26

    Behind the Scenes of the Transgender Rights Fight in Texa

    Behind the Scenes of the Transgender Rights Fight in Texa
    With an attorney general determined to make transgender youth second-class citizens, we’re rolling up our sleeves. Note: This piece was originally published in The Advocate.  Every year at about this time, my office gets calls…
  • Aug 26

    NYPD Ignored Court-Imposed Rules While Spying on American Muslim

    NYPD Ignored Court-Imposed Rules While Spying on American Muslim
    A new report from the NYPD Inspector General provides more fodder for critics of the department’s discredited practices. The New York Police Department repeatedly violated important court-imposed safeguards when it secretly…
Rank this Week: 27

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Aug 26

    Today is Women’s Equality Day!

    Today is Women’s Equality Day!
    On August 26, 1920, Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby certified the 19th amendment of the United States Constitution, which gave women the right to vote. Thanks to Congresswoman Bella S. Abzug, this landmark moment, and women’s…
  • Aug 25

    On this day: The National Park Service Celebrates 100 Year

    On this day: The National Park Service Celebrates 100 Year
    As a frequent visitor to national parks, I have been watching the anticipation build over the last few years as we approach the centennial of the National Park Service (NPS). Today marks 100 years since the passage of “An Act To…
  • Aug 24

    On Describing the Law Library’s Hispanic Legal Documents Collection

    On Describing the Law Library’s Hispanic Legal Documents Collection
    This is a guest post by Patience Tyne. Patience is working in the Collection Services Division of the Law Library of Congress as part of the Library of Congress’s Junior Fellows Program. The program’s focus is to increase access…
Rank this Week: 118

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/
  • Aug 26

    Selected case summaries concerning public employee retirement benefit posted on the Internet by Justia

    Selected case summaries concerning public employee retirement benefit posted on the Internet by Justia
    Selected case summaries concerning public employee retirement benefit posted on the Internet by Justia Click on text highlighted in blue to access full decision New retirement options offered eligible retirees benefit actuarially equivalent…
  • Aug 26

    The ADA and Internet compliance

    The ADA and Internet compliance
    The ADA and Internet complianceSource: United States Department of JusticeAlthough courts are still in the process of determining if the Americans with Disabilities Act [ADA] applies to material posted on the Internet, the United States…
  • Aug 25

    Hearing officer considers failed efforts at “progressive discipline” in setting disciplinary penalty

    Hearing officer considers failed efforts at “progressive discipline” in setting disciplinary penalty
    Hearing officer considers failed efforts at “progressive discipline” in setting disciplinary penaltyOATH Index No. 1721/16The New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) served disciplinary charges against Carey Bryant, a…
Rank this Week: 306

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Aug 26

    Dealing with phone scammer

    Dealing with phone scammer
    Washington Post Columnist Michelle Singletary recently posted about and answered questions about IRS scams -- like those messages on my home answering machine saying that the IRS is about to initiate a prosecution over fictitious tax debt.…
  • Aug 26

    FTC consumer tips for people affected by Louisiana flood

    FTC consumer tips for people affected by Louisiana flood
    In the wake of the flooding in Louisiana, the Federal Trade Commission has developed a series of blog posts with information for people affected by the floods and people who want to help through charitable donations. These three FTC posts...
  • Aug 25

    Second Circuit to Amazon.com: You Didn't Require a Click, So Your Arbitration Agreement May Not Stick

    Second Circuit to Amazon.com: You Didn't Require a Click, So Your Arbitration Agreement May Not Stick
    I have to admit that there are a lot of things I love about Amazon.com. That it tries to require its customers to arbitrate their claims and waive the right to participate in class actions is not one of them....
Rank this Week: 793

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Aug 26

    Quick Links to Election Post

    Quick Links to Election Post
    County Court Circuit Court Democratic primary for US House, State Rep School Board District 7 Amendment 4 Miami-Dade Mayor Democratic primary for US Senate (to come)
  • Aug 26

    Mayor’s Race: The Devil You Know or the Devil You Know?

    Mayor’s Race: The Devil You Know or the Devil You Know?
    The Mayor’s race presents a stark choice between an incumbent who does not deserve re-election and a challenger who hasn’t made the case that she would be a good steward (if anything, rather more the opposite). I really…
  • Aug 25

    Here We Go Again

    Here We Go Again
    It’s supposed to be a busy hurricane season this year. This particular storm is not organized (yet?), and the National Weather Service is being cagey as to whether and when it might become a serious(ish) storm: Interests in the…
Rank this Week: 15

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Maine car accidents, motorcycle accidents and products liability cases, news and laws. By Peter Thompson & Associates.

http://www.maineinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Graf v. State Farm – Underinsured Motorist Coverage For Maine Car Accident

    Graf v. State Farm – Underinsured Motorist Coverage For Maine Car Accident
    Maine requires all drivers to purchase uninsured/ underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) coverage, and it often comes into play in many car accident lawsuits. The minimum limits of UM/UIM coverage are $50,000 per person and $100,000 per accident.…
  • Aug 20

    Maine Woman Arrested for Hitting Pedestrians Playing Pokemon Go

    Maine Woman Arrested for Hitting Pedestrians Playing Pokemon Go
    Police say a Bangor pedestrian accident that resulted in injuries may have been intentional. What will that mean as far as auto insurance coverage for the injured?  According to The Bangor Daily News, a woman from Brewer may…
  • Aug 10

    Police: Drowsy Driving Contributes to Maine Car Accident

    Police: Drowsy Driving Contributes to Maine Car Accident
    State police report a woman in Dayton, Maine fell asleep at the wheel while driving along state Route 35. The driver was reportedly operating a Nissan Versa when she dozed off, striking a Toyota driven by a 65-year-old woman from East…
Rank this Week: 198

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/
  • Aug 26

    AdWords Buys Using Geographic Terms Support Personal Jurisdiction–Rilley v. MoneyMutual

    AdWords Buys Using Geographic Terms Support Personal Jurisdiction–Rilley v. MoneyMutual
    This is a personal jurisdiction case, so I’ll get right to the point. If an AdWords advertiser buys keywords that contain geographic terms, the advertiser might face a greater risk of personal jurisdiction in those geographies.…
  • Aug 25

    Handicapping the Olympic Committee’s Quest to Control Tweeting (Guest Post)

    Handicapping the Olympic Committee’s Quest to Control Tweeting (Guest Post)
    By guest blogger Prof. Alexandra Jane Roberts [Eric’s intro: the Rio Summer Olympic games may be over, but the legal wranglings from the games will keep going and going–even longer than the bike road race (and perhaps with as…
  • Aug 22

    The Internet Rallies Against A Terrible Section 230 Ruling–Hassell v. Bird

    The Internet Rallies Against A Terrible Section 230 Ruling–Hassell v. Bird
    2016 has been a tough year for Section 230 jurisprudence, and the nadir (so far) was the appellate court ruling in Hassell v. Bird. As you recall, the case involves some negative Yelp reviews about an attorney, Hassell. Hassell sued...
Rank this Week: 660

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    California leads: Public pension funds must disclose private equity fee

    California leads: Public pension funds must disclose private equity fee
    By Jay Fishman, J.D. California, by passing a bill, has taken the lead on requiring all public pension funds to publicly disclose the various fees paid to private equity managers on Wall Street. Assemblyman Ken Cooley’s AB 2833,…
  • Aug 25

    Commodities 'spoofing statute' survives constitutional challenge

    Commodities 'spoofing statute' survives constitutional challenge
    By Anne Sherry, J.D.Defendants accused by the CFTC of spoofing activity in futures contracts lost a challenge to the constitutionality of the Commodity Exchange Act and a CFTC regulation. 3Red Trading, LLC, and its principal allegedly engaged…
  • Aug 24

    'Deplorable’ conduct will cost shady CEO $7.M in rival’s attorney fee

    'Deplorable’ conduct will cost shady CEO $7.M in rival’s attorney fee
    By Amy Leisinger, J.D.The Delaware Court of Chancery has ordered the CEO of TransPerfect Global, Inc. to pay over $7.1 million in sanctions to his former girlfriend and business partner. The court found that the CEO made false statements in…
Rank this Week: 240

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Aug 26

    This Week in EPA Science

    This Week in EPA Science
    By Kacey Fitzpatrick Heading back to school? Get a little science refresher by checking out some of our research! Here’s the latest at EPA. We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Shore Sengekontacket Pond—the same pond where Jaws was…
  • Aug 25

    Nebraska Teacher Wins Presidential Award; Students Examine Cosmic Rays in Soil

    Nebraska Teacher Wins Presidential Award; Students Examine Cosmic Rays in Soil
    Introduction by Kathleen L. Fenton Science Teacher Shawn Graham, Omaha Public Schools’ Accelere Program, is one of 10 educators across the U.S. to win the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators for 2015-2016.…
  • Aug 25

    Explore EPA’s Annual AirTrends Report 2016 Using a New Interactive Web Application

    Explore EPA’s Annual AirTrends Report 2016 Using a New Interactive Web Application
    By Arthur Zuco Imagine standing on the banks of the Hudson River, air so thick with smog you can barely make out the massive pillars of the George Washington Bridge. Cars zoom past you fueled by leaded gasoline. A faint sound of music wafts…
Rank this Week: 128

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Aug 26

    New Method of In-Vitro Maturation Offers New Hope

    New Method of In-Vitro Maturation Offers New Hope
    International Business News (Aug. 23, 2016): Potent New Fertility Technique Prevents Side-Effects of In-Vitro Fertilisation for Women, by Léa Surugue: A new method of in-vitro maturation of eggs promises to improve infertility treatment for…
  • Aug 25

    Underage Abortion Does Not Destroy Adult Live

    Underage Abortion Does Not Destroy Adult Live
    Human Reproduction (July 7, 2016): Is Underage Abortion Associated with Adverse Outcomes in Early Adulthood? A Longitudinal Birth Cohort Study up to 25 Years of Age, by Suvi Leppälahti, et al.: A recent study conducted in Finland followed…
  • Aug 24

    Dreams Dashed, and Danger, in Loss of Sperm

    Dreams Dashed, and Danger, in Loss of Sperm
    New York Times (Jul. 25, 2016): One Woman’s Crusade for Her Husband’s Sperm, by Tamar Lewin: Sarah Robertson, a Californian who lost her husband to a rare disease at the age of twenty-nine, desired to have a child using the...
Rank this Week: 711

Brain Injury News and Information…

Brain Injury News and Information Blog

Covers brain injury, head injury, concussion, coma, traumatic epilepsy and other brain trauma.

http://braininjury.blogs.com/braininjury/
  • Aug 26

    Domestic Violence and Traumatic Brain Injury

    Domestic Violence and Traumatic Brain Injury
    Injuries from domestic violence can result in brain damage to 60% of domestic abuse victims according to research published in the journal Family and Community Health. You can read more by clicking here.
  • Aug 25

    Are the number of concussions growing or is there just better recognition?

    Are the number of concussions growing or is there just better recognition?
    The number of adolescents diagnosed with concussions is growing, according to researchers at UC San Francisco. They recommend that adolescents be prioritized for ongoing work in concussion education, diagnosis, treatment and prevention. The…
  • Aug 23

    Stem Cell Therapy for Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Trial

    Stem Cell Therapy for Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Trial
    The University of California, San Francisco has posted information about a stem cell therapy clinical trial program for eligible individuals. A registry has been created to identify potential participants and for future clinical research…
Rank this Week: 216

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Aug 26

    WiFi Assistant - One More Reason To Buy A Google Phone

    WiFi Assistant - One More Reason To Buy A Google Phone
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Aug 26

    Nerds Have Always Been Familiar With Gender Identity Crises - Nerd Power

    Nerds Have Always Been Familiar With Gender Identity Crises - Nerd Power
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Aug 26

    #UselessFridayPursuits - Play Solitaire in Google Search Result

    #UselessFridayPursuits - Play Solitaire in Google Search Result
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 338

New Jersey Senate Republicans

New Jersey Senate Republicans

Provides legislative support to teh Republican senators in the Legislature of the State of New Jersey.

http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=Rr9IF0xl3RGXd835_w6H4A
Rank this Week: 232

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment agreements, employment discrimination and compensation issues. By Salvatore Gangemi of Salon Marrow.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Salvatore G. Gangemi to Speak at Upcoming Employment Law Seminar in White Plains, New York

    Salvatore G. Gangemi to Speak at Upcoming Employment Law Seminar in White Plains, New York
    On November 10, 2016, Salvatore G. Gangemi will be speaking at a seminar, Employment Law: Rights, Benefits, and Emerging Issues, in White Plains, New York at the Crowne Plaza. He will be speaking about The Perilous Intersection of FMLA and…
  • Aug 24

    New York Attorney General Takes Action to Curtail Use of Non-Compete Agreement

    New York Attorney General Takes Action to Curtail Use of Non-Compete Agreement
    Earlier this month, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman’s office announced that it had secured an agreement from Examination Management Services, Inc. (“EMSI”) to stop using non-compete agreements for most of its…
  • Aug 4

    New York Court Refuses to Certify Class of Unpaid Intern

    New York Court Refuses to Certify Class of Unpaid Intern
    Over the last few years, we have written about misclassification issues arising out of the use of unpaid interns to perform work.  A recent case from a New York State court has just made it more difficult for such interns to assert class…
Rank this Week: 895

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 64

The Kennedy-Mighell Report

The Kennedy-Mighell Report

A Legal Technology Podcast, with an Internet Focus. From Dennis Kennedy & Tom Mighell.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/kennedy-mighell-report/
  • Aug 26

    Our Tech Innovation Wish List

    Our Tech Innovation Wish List
    In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss their dreams for future tech innovations, the ways technology is currently failing us, and the strong reactions consumers are having to the rumors…
  • Aug 4

    Taking a Break from Technology

    Taking a Break from Technology
    In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss whether it is beneficial to take a break from technology and if increased tracking of consumers through their technology is inevitable. Dennis and Tom…
  • Jul 20

    The Future of AI in the Practice of Law

    The Future of AI in the Practice of Law
    In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell consider the increased popularity of artificial intelligence, the usefulness of chatbots, and how both innovations can impact the practice of law. Tom…
Rank this Week: 669

Wall of Separation

Wall of Separation

From the Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

https://www.au.org/blogs/wall-of-separation
  • Aug 26

    Why People Of Faith Should Support Non-Theistic Invocation

    Why People Of Faith Should Support Non-Theistic Invocation
    Bill MeffordWall of SeparationThe biblical book of Acts tells a story about the Apostle Paul, known as the greatest church planter in the history of Christianity, walking through the streets of Athens and encountering people from diverse…
  • Aug 25

    Why We're In Court: Plaintiffs Seek Equal Treatment For Non-Theists In Pennsylvania

    Why We're In Court: Plaintiffs Seek Equal Treatment For Non-Theists In Pennsylvania
    Wall of SeparationEditor’s Note: Today Americans United and American Atheists filed a lawsuit challenging the Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ invocation policy, which excludes non-theistic voices. Three of the plaintiffs in…
  • Aug 24

    Ga. County Takes Extreme Measure To Stop Mosque From Opening

    Ga. County Takes Extreme Measure To Stop Mosque From Opening
    Simon BrownWall of SeparationSome residents of a Georgia county are so upset about the possibility of a new mosque in their area that local officials have placed a temporary moratorium on all new houses of worship. In 2015, Al Maad Al Islami,…
Rank this Week: 233

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: 133

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Meet Kevin, the boy who is excited about 4th grade.

    Meet Kevin, the boy who is excited about 4th grade.
    (Via Reddit.)ADDED: Did you notice the part where he said "I want to be a creator, like inventing stuff, and I need to learn a lot of math to do it"? He's absorbed that "creator" talk that has infected the discussion of business and…
  • Aug 26

    "France’s top administrative court overturns burkini ban."

    "France’s top administrative court overturns burkini ban."
    "After a month of intense national scandal and heightened international outrage, France’s highest administrative court, the Conseil d’État, on Friday overturned the so-called burkini bans in 26 of the country’s…
  • Aug 26

    Hillary introduces America to the term "alt-right" — the "emerging racist ideology" — and Trump calls Hillary a "bigot."

    Hillary introduces America to the term "alt-right" — the "emerging racist ideology" — and Trump calls Hillary a "bigot."
    Do you want to talk about race or do you want to talk about words?Because we could talk about what "bigot" means. It could mean only those who consciously embrace the idea that some group is despicable, or it could also cover those with…
Rank this Week: 19

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Friday round-up

    Friday round-up
    Yesterday the Obama administration asked the Supreme Court to leave in place a lower court ruling striking down North Carolina’s controversial election law, which included a requirement that voters provide a government-issued photo ID.…
  • Aug 26

    Challengers respond to North Carolina’s emergency voting rights request

    Challengers respond to North Carolina’s emergency voting rights request
    Earlier this month, North Carolina asked the Justices to halt a lower-court ruling that blocked the implementation of its controversial 2013 election law – including provisions requiring voters to present a government-issued photo ID,…
  • Aug 26

    Event announcement

    Event announcement
    On Thursday, September 1, at 12:00 p.m., the DC Bar will host a seminar on Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Pauley, a Missouri church’s challenge to its exclusion from a state program that provides funding for rubber…
Rank this Week: 9

New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyer…

New Mexico Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers liability, accident, malpractice, and insurance topics. By The Fine Law Firm.

http://www.newmexicoinjury.com/
Rank this Week: 136

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Saber Leyes No Es Saber Derecho

Covers constitutional law and jurisprudence (in Spanish). Features legal news, cases and commentaries from Argentina, U.S. and the Americas.

http://www.saberderecho.com/
  • Aug 26

    Reporte de la decisión del Consejo de Estado francés en el caso de la prohibición de burkini.

    Reporte de la decisión del Consejo de Estado francés en el caso de la prohibición de burkini.
    Para poner en contexto, si alguien no sabe de que estamos hablando, leemos;Varias ciudades de la Costa Azul tienen prohibido el burkini, el atuendo para mujeres musulmanas que cubre todo el cuerpo excepto la cara, las manos y los pies pero…
  • Aug 21

    ¿Qué es una audiencia pública?

    ¿Qué es una audiencia pública?
    Ya hemos hecho nuestro análisis del fallo CEPIS y prometimos como bonus track un apartado dedicado a explicar cómo debe hacerse lo que allí no se hizo. Es decir, la audiencia pública previa, que ya sabemos que es…
  • Aug 18

    La Corte y las tarifas, diez cosas que tenemos que saber

    La Corte y las tarifas, diez cosas que tenemos que saber
    Una encuesta que hicimos (simplemente de ambiente, no asumo representatividad) nos había dado este descalce entre el debería y el pronóstico.Aquí en su momento especulábamos que iba a haber "un surco de…
Rank this Week: 346

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Aug 26

    The impact of the market transparency unit for fuels on gasoline prices in Germany

    The impact of the market transparency unit for fuels on gasoline prices in Germany
    Ralf Dewenter, Ulrich Heimeshoff, and Hendrik Luth estimate The impact of the market transparency unit for fuels on gasoline prices in Germany. ABSTRACT: Increasing horizontal as well as vertical transparency in oligopolistic markets can be…
  • Aug 26

    The welfare impacts of discriminatory price tariff

    The welfare impacts of discriminatory price tariff
    Nikolaos Danias (Department of Economics, University of Strathclyde) and J Kim Swales (Department of Economics, University of Strathclyde) review The welfare impacts of discriminatory price tariffs. ABSTRACT: This paper looks at the use of…
  • Aug 26

    The Welfare Effects of Vertical Integration in Multichannel Television Market

    The Welfare Effects of Vertical Integration in Multichannel Television Market
    Gregory S. Crawford, Robin S. Lee, Michael Whinston, and Ali Yurukoglu investigate The Welfare Effects of Vertical Integration in Multichannel Television Markets. ABSTRACT: We investigate the welfare effects of vertical integration of…
Rank this Week: 226

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

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

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 147

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Covers government law. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.uaslawblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Drone Operations Near Wildfires Spark New Laws and Technological Advance

    Drone Operations Near Wildfires Spark New Laws and Technological Advance
    As wildfire season heats up in the Western United States, drone (also known as “unmanned aircraft systems” or “UAS”) operations near wildfires have spurred technological advances and prompted a series of state and…
  • Aug 25

    Ready For Takeoff! FAA’s New Commercial Drone Rule Takes Effect on August 29, 2016

    Ready For Takeoff! FAA’s New Commercial Drone Rule Takes Effect on August 29, 2016
    The FAA’s new final rule, which will revolutionize commercial operations of small drones (also known as small Unmanned Aircraft Systems or sUAS), will become effective on Monday, August 29, 2016. The FAA is replacing its previous…
  • Aug 9

    Drone Defenses, Part I: Rely on Local Law Enforcement

    Drone Defenses, Part I: Rely on Local Law Enforcement
    The proliferation of drones, or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), has resulted in a growing interest in preventing unlawful and potentially dangerous drone operations. Private entities are generally prohibited from taking self-help defensive…
Rank this Week: 394

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Aug 26

    Peoria Police Department Recruit Information Meetings at the ICC - North Campus, September 14th 11 a.m. or 6 p.m.

    Peoria Police Department Recruit Information Meetings at the ICC - North Campus, September 14th 11 a.m. or 6 p.m.
    Peoria Police Department Recruit Information MeetingsICC Students and anyone in the Community Interested in Learning about Employment Opportunities with the Peoria Police Department is encouraged to attend one of these…
  • Aug 17

    Police Explorers and Cadet

    Police Explorers and Cadet
    Peoria Police Cadet and Illinois Central College Criminal Justice student Kelsey Terrell visited Professor Higgins during his time serving as Administrative Hearing Officer for the City of Peoria presiding over code violation cases. Kelsey is…
  • Aug 15

    Police Recruit - City of Peoria

    Police Recruit - City of Peoria
    CAREER OPPORTUNITY       POLICE RECRUITAnnouncing an examination cycle for placement into the City of Peoria November, 2016 Police Eligibility Pool.Salary : $56,154.24 ($57,558.07 after certified training) …
Rank this Week: 102

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
  • Aug 26

    A Big Win in the Fight Against Partisan Gerrymandering

    A Big Win in the Fight Against Partisan Gerrymandering
    Thomas Wolf, Counsel, Democracy Program, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law*This post originally appeared on the Brennan Center for Justice website. Partisan gerrymandering has long befuddled the courts. Although judges have…
  • Aug 24

    LegalEyes For August 24, 2016

    LegalEyes For August 24, 2016
    By Kevin Battersby WitenoffJulie Ebenstein at the ACLU Blog reports a federal court held the system currently in place for electing school board members in Ferguson, Mo. violates the Voting Rights Act and systematically disadvantages…
  • Aug 17

    LegalEyes For August 17, 2016

    LegalEyes For August 17, 2016
    By Kevin Battersby WitenoffIn The Hill, Melissa Boteach and Rebecca Vallas advocate to reform TANF and expound upon the necessity to improve other social welfare programs.The ACLU has filed a lawsuit against the Florida Department of…
Rank this Week: 183

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 248

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Bubba the Love Sponge Fallout -- Don't Be That Lawyer.

    Bubba the Love Sponge Fallout -- Don't Be That Lawyer.
    Kids, there's a cautionary tale in here somewhere, but if you don't know that already you have no business practicing law let alone reading this crappy blog.Happy Friday!
  • Aug 25

    This Is Your Attorney General.

    This Is Your Attorney General.
    She's got strange taste in demagogues.Also what happens if you're suddenly thrust out of the protective cover of Donald's umbrella?Investigate this.
  • Aug 24

    3d DCA Watch -- Two Can Be As Bad As One.

    3d DCA Watch -- Two Can Be As Bad As One.
    Yes kids after much anticipation the bunker has readied its shiny new #writtenutterances (see, we can keep up with the youngsters!) but alas there are only two.Two, which we all know can be as bad as one.Indeed, at least wagster wryly…
Rank this Week: 412

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Breaking Tar Heel State BX New

    Breaking Tar Heel State BX New
    As if North Carolina Blue Cross hasn't put itself in enough hot water, FoIB Jeff M tips us that the carrier has decided it doesn't really need (want?) a lot of new business:Effective for the 2017 plan year (Open Enrollment '16), NC BX is…
  • Aug 25

    STOLI: Lagniappe

    STOLI: Lagniappe
    We first blogged on "Dead Peasant" life insurance over 10 years ago:"Stranger Owned Life Insurance (SOLI) is part of the “premium financing” phenomenon."The concept certainly had its drawbacks: for one thing, it created (or could…
  • Aug 25

    Contrary to popular myth: The EpiPen story

    Contrary to popular myth: The EpiPen story
    Over at The Grey lady, Aaron Carroll (professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine) has a helpful explication of how the current EpiPen kerfluffle came about. He outlines the history of how the EpiPen came into being, and…
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InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Aug 26

    Law firms may bill for work of unpaid intern

    Law firms may bill for work of unpaid intern
    Was it not that long ago that many law departments were pushing back on paying for time billed by “green” first year associates working on their matters? Well, for some companies, charges may be on the way for work done by unpaid…
  • Aug 24

    Ten Tech Mistakes Lawyers Make Every Day

    Ten Tech Mistakes Lawyers Make Every Day
    At least 80 of the largest U.S. law firms by revenue have been hacked since 2011, according to a Bloomberg report. Law Technology Today lists a few common mistakes lawyers make that can put their firm at risk, including: opening attachments…
  • Aug 23

    In-house lacks career progression opportunitie

    In-house lacks career progression opportunitie
    Before moving in-house, lawyers must consider their career progression and think two steps ahead to their next potential role, according to a legal recruiter. The post In-house lacks career progression opportunities appeared on…
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Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Meier on Teaching Pierson v. Post

    Meier on Teaching Pierson v. Post
    Oh, you know I like this one!  And so, I'm sure, does Angela Fernandez!!  Just in time for the new academic year, Luke Meier, Baylor University Law School, has posted Teaching Pierson v. Post:This paper explains my approach to…
  • Aug 26

    ASLH Balloting Open

    ASLH Balloting Open
    By now, members of the American Society for Legal History with email addresses should have received an email and link to vote for members of the Board of Directors and the Nominating Committee.  Postcards have been mailed to members…
  • Aug 25

    UNL Symposium: Legal Borderlands in the North American West

    UNL Symposium: Legal Borderlands in the North American West
    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Carroll R. Pauley Symposium (October 6-7, 2016) will be devoted to legal history this year. The topic is Legal Borderlands in the North American West. Here's the description:Legal borderlands include spaces…
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Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Aug 26

    Ontario Court of Appeal throws out Silvercorp class action appeal

    Ontario Court of Appeal throws out Silvercorp class action appeal
    While a securities class action lawsuit concerning a Canadian mining company paid out millions in the United States, its counterpart in Ontario could not get off the ground. The Ontario Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of…
  • Aug 26

    Legal news roundup - Aug. 26, 2016

    Legal news roundup - Aug. 26, 2016
    Canada Three people killed in crossbow attack in Toronto, Canadian Press Toronto man moved to Bangladesh prison as terrorism investigation continues, Canadian Press Hearing on psychiatric assessment to be held for St. John's man convicted in…
  • Aug 25

    LAO to negotiate with staff lawyers’ union of choice

    LAO to negotiate with staff lawyers’ union of choice
    After years of resistance, Legal Aid Ontario has agreed to come to the bargaining table to negotiate with its staff lawyers’ chosen union, the Society of Energy Professionals. Legal aid lawyers, who mounted an intense campaign on the…
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Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
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Government Contracts Legal Forum

Government Contracts Legal Forum

Covers government contract issues including contract formation, strategies, bid protests and contract interpretation. By Crowell Moring.

http://www.governmentcontractslegalforum.com/
  • Aug 26

    Fastest 5 Minutes, The Podcast Gov’t Contractors Can’t Do Without (Aug. 19)

    Fastest 5 Minutes, The Podcast Gov’t Contractors Can’t Do Without (Aug. 19)
    Crowell & Moring’s “Fastest 5 Minutes” is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary of significant government contracts legal and regulatory developments that no government contracts lawyer or executive should be…
  • Aug 25

    Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Final Rule and Guidance Released

    Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Final Rule and Guidance Released
    On August 25, 2016, the Obama Administration published the long-awaited Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) final rule and Department of Labor (DOL) final guidance implementing the “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” executive order…
  • Aug 11

    Introducing the Fastest 5 Minutes, The Podcast Gov’t Contractors Can’t Do Without

    Introducing the Fastest 5 Minutes, The Podcast Gov’t Contractors Can’t Do Without
    Crowell & Moring invites you to listen and subscribe to the “Fastest 5 Minutes,” a new podcast from the firm’s Government Contracts Group. The podcast is hosted by Partners Peter Eyre and David Robbins and will provide…
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IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Why do we have suddenly increasing drug prices?

    Why do we have suddenly increasing drug prices?
    Timothy Holbrook has an interesting post The real reason the EpiPen and other off-patents are so expensive , which raises issues with the role of the FDA in pricing issues for drugs.Interestingly, though, the patent system is not to blame…
  • Aug 25

    Teva loses on 40mg Copaxone (for MS) at PTAB

    Teva loses on 40mg Copaxone (for MS) at PTAB
    Finance.yahoo noted a PTAB ruling on some of Teva's Copaxone patents:Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. today [August 24, 2016] confirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decisions from an Inter Partes Review (IPR) to invalidate all…
  • Aug 25

    Harsh penalty dealt to student copying from wikipedia

    Harsh penalty dealt to student copying from wikipedia
    Ten years ago, in August 2006, in a post titled Plagiarism in academic contexts: a look at the past , IPBiz discussed several academic plagiarism cases, including a certain case at Princeton University, 186 N.J. Super. 548; 453 A.2d 263.In…
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The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

The Wage and Hour Litigation Blog

Covers wage and hour law. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.wagehourlitigation.com
  • Aug 26

    In Final Exam, Court Rejects Hearst Interns’ Pay Claim

    In Final Exam, Court Rejects Hearst Interns’ Pay Claim
    Authored by Rob Whitman Unpaid interns for Hearst magazines have been rebuffed again in their effort to be declared eligible to receive wages under the FLSA and the New York Labor Law. In an August 24, 2016 ruling, Judge J. Paul Oetken of the…
  • Aug 24

    Prompt Payment Required – Doesn’t Matter If Fired, Retired, Or Resigned

    Prompt Payment Required – Doesn’t Matter If Fired, Retired, Or Resigned
    Co-authored by Monica Rodriguez and Justin Curley Seyfarth Synopsis: The California Supreme Court holds that employers must promptly pay final wages owed to employees who quit, including those who retire, or risk paying steep statutory…
  • Aug 15

    Northern District of California “Shuts Out” Minor League Ballplayers’ Expert

    Northern District of California “Shuts Out” Minor League Ballplayers’ Expert
    Authored by Eric Lloyd Minor league baseball players took a swing at class certification, and they missed—badly. In Senne v. Kansas City Royals Baseball Corp., et al., minor league baseball players across the country asserted wage and…
Rank this Week: 189

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers…

North Carolina Divorce Lawyers Blog

Covers family law. By Woodruff Family Law Group.

http://www.northcarolinadivorcelawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Relocation in North Carolina: Ramirez-Barker v. Barker

    Relocation in North Carolina: Ramirez-Barker v. Barker
    What would happen if you would like to move with your child, and the move would affect the current child custody agreement? Of if the other parent wants to move out of state? It is important in either of these situations to speak to a…
  • Aug 24

    Grandparent Rights in North Carolina: McIntyre v. McIntyre

    Grandparent Rights in North Carolina: McIntyre v. McIntyre
    Divorce can affect many relationships, and it is not unusual for grandparents to lose contact with their grandchildren in the process. Are you are a grandparent seeking custody or visitation of your grandchildren? If so, we may be able to…
  • Aug 19

    Does Death Do You Part? Wills, Intestacy, and closely held businesses. Part 3 of 3.

    Does Death Do You Part? Wills, Intestacy, and closely held businesses. Part 3 of 3.
    Now let’s change the hypothetical of our Greensboro couple – Petunia and Rocky – in one respect. Recall that Petunia’s parents wanted her to have a premarital agreement regarding Home Grown Lawn Care, but Petunia and…
Rank this Week: 399

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation case law, medical benefits and news, litigation, and settlement topics. By Brilliant & Neiman, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 918

The Law Offices of Robert J.…

The Law Offices of Robert J. Nahoum, P.C.

Covers debt collection and consumer law.

http://nahoumlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    Sued By Colorado Capital Investments In New York or New Jersey?

    Sued By Colorado Capital Investments In New York or New Jersey?
    By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You have just been served was a summons and complaint.  Colorado Capital Investments is suing you for an old debt. WHO IS COLORADO CAPITAL INVESTMENTS?: Colorado Capital Investments is an infamous…
  • Aug 24

    Sued By Platinum Financial Services In New York or New Jersey?

    Sued By Platinum Financial Services In New York or New Jersey?
    By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You have just been served was a summons and complaint.  Platinum Financial Services is suing you for an old debt. WHO IS PLATINUM FINANCIAL SERVICES? Platinum Financial Services is an infamous…
  • Aug 22

    Sued By Gemini Asset Recovery In New York or New Jersey?

    Sued By Gemini Asset Recovery In New York or New Jersey?
    By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You have just been served was a summons and complaint.  Gemini Asset Recovery is suing you for an old debt. WHO IS GEMINI ASSET RECOVERY?: Gemini Asset Recovery is an infamous “debt buyer”,…
Rank this Week: 237

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Friday August 26, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Aug 26, 2016 at 7:07am PDTOntario’s probate fees are $250 for the first…
  • Aug 25

    LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation

    LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday August 25, 2016. Today we are talking about Civil Litigation.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Aug 25, 2016 at 7:10am PDTOntario’s Small Claims Courts have jurisdiction…
  • Aug 24

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday August 24, 2016. Today we are talking about Employment Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Aug 24, 2016 at 6:39am PDTDid you know that certain terms of an employment…
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Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 944

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    New Volume: German Yearbook of International Law

    New Volume: German Yearbook of International Law
    The latest volume of the German Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 58, 2015) is out. Contents include:Forum: The Conflict in Ukraine and the ›Weakness‹ of International Law Christian Marxsen, International Law in Crisis:…
  • Aug 26

    New Issue: Journal du Droit International

    New Issue: Journal du Droit International
    The latest issue of the Journal du Droit International ("Clunet") (Vol. 143, no. 3, Juillet-Août-Septembre 2016) is out. Contents include:DoctrineGilles Cuniberti, La Lex Mercatoria au XXIe siècle, Une analyse empirique et…
  • Aug 26

    New Issue: Revue Générale de Droit International Public

    New Issue: Revue Générale de Droit International Public
    The latest issue of the Revue Générale de Droit International Public (Vol. 120, no. 2, 2016) is out. Contents include:ArticlesMaurice Kamto, La nature juridique du compromis en tant qu'acte de saisine d'une instance…
Rank this Week: 177

A Connecticut Law Blog

A Connecticut Law Blog

Thoughts on Connecticut Law with a Side of Baseball. By Ryan McKeen.

http://aconnecticutlawblog.com
  • Aug 26

    Picture Your First Day As A Solo

    Picture Your First Day As A Solo
    What will your first day as a solo look like? Picture your first day. Four years ago. I’m sitting here. On a bucket…or maybe it was a step ladder. Or a fixture that had been abandoned by a clothing store that previously occupied…
  • Aug 25

    Do I Have To Dress Up For Jury Duty?

    Do I Have To Dress Up For Jury Duty?
    One of the questions that I’m asked is “do I have to dress up for jury duty?” The answer is: no. When we interact with jurors we are completely interested in what a prospective juror is telling us. What someone is wearing…
  • Aug 24

    Injured Playing Sports. Can I Sue?

    Injured Playing Sports. Can I Sue?
    Last week at the Olympics the USA women’s national team won the silver medal. In Connecticut, events on the pitch have made it to our high court –  with a friendly between Jaworski and Kiernan. On May 16, 1993, during a game,…
Rank this Week: 267

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    The RedBox Mark Has Gone to Waste and 3 Quick Lessons to Learn

    The RedBox Mark Has Gone to Waste and 3 Quick Lessons to Learn
    The RedBox brand continues to dominate the movie rental market. For the uninitiated, RedBox is a brand of movie and video game rental vending machines placed in convenient locations like grocery stores, gas stations, and fast food lobbies,…
  • Aug 25

    What’s the Story with STORIES?

    What’s the Story with STORIES?
    Instagram recently released a new feature called Instagram Stories, which allows users to curate a collection of photos or videos of moments to share with friends for them to view, but then it disappears after a day.  The thing is…
  • Aug 23

    One Hot Buzzword in Marketing: Integration

    One Hot Buzzword in Marketing: Integration
    – Jason Sprenger – President, Game Changer Communications Integrated marketing has caught fire over the last couple of years.  In short, this refers to the concept of an organization working with one outside agency on…
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