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Illinois Estate Planning &…

Illinois Estate Planning & Elder Law Blog

Covers Illinois estate planning, real estate and trusts. By Wilson & Wilson.

http://www.illinoisestateplanningandelderlawblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Keeping Things Even

    Keeping Things Even
    When a parent prepares a will, keeping distributions even among the children has advantages. It is impossible to determine what one’s children will be doing in the future and what their incomes will be. The child who is a successful…
  • Aug 22

    Nothing Crummy About "Crummey" Trust

    Nothing Crummy About "Crummey" Trust
    In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal titled: A Ruling Eases Tax-Free Gifts, Laura Saunders points out a recent U.S. Tax Court ruling which affirmed allowing a couple the use of Crummey trusts to make tax-free transfers of $1.6…
  • Aug 15

    Mini-fridge and Powers of Attorney: A College Kid’s Must Have

    Mini-fridge and Powers of Attorney: A College Kid’s Must Have
    In her article Advisers Should Address These Legal Issues Before Clients’ Kids Head to College, Liz Skinner outlines the need for college students to have particular legal documents in place when they leave for school. Power of…
Rank this Week: 845

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Aug 29

    Aerosolised Vomit Spreads Noroviru

    Aerosolised Vomit Spreads Noroviru
    In a recent study, a team of US scientists wanted to study how norovirus, a nasty stomach bug that commonly causes food poisoning, could be spread by vomiting. So they built a vomit machine. More than 20 million people in the US catch…
  • Aug 29

    Norovirus in the News – What You Need to Know

    Norovirus in the News – What You Need to Know
    An Introduction to Norovirus The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that noroviruses cause nearly 21 million cases of acute gastroenteritis annually, making noroviruses the leading cause of gastroenteritis in adults in…
  • Aug 29

    Simi Valley Chipotle Outbreak was Likely Norovirus – www.iwaspoisoned.com

    Simi Valley Chipotle Outbreak was Likely Norovirus – www.iwaspoisoned.com
    The Ventura County Public Health office has reported 98 customers and 17 employees at the Chipotle Mexican Grill in Simi Valley became sick on August 18 and 19. An inspection notice posted August 27 on the county’s Environmental Health…
Rank this Week: 33

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Aug 29

    Crew Member Allegedly Rapes Passenger on Costa Diadema

    Crew Member Allegedly Rapes Passenger on Costa Diadema
    An Italian newspaper reports today that a Costa crew member is accused of raping a young passenger aboard the Costa Diadema while the cruise ship was docked in Naples. The newspaper says that a Costa bartender allegedly followed an 18…
  • Aug 29

    New Crime Warnings for the Bahama

    New Crime Warnings for the Bahama
    "New Crime Warnings - Brits, Canadians Put Citizens on Alert" read the headlines of the Nassau Guardian yesterday.  The newspaper reports that the governments of Britain and Canada issued advisories to their citizens about the rising…
  • Aug 27

    Vision of the Seas Rescues Migrant

    Vision of the Seas Rescues Migrant
    Several crew members from the Vision of the Seas notified me that earlier this morning the cruise ship was involved in the rescue of 45 or 46 migrants. The crew of the Vision provided food and water to all of the migrants.  It then…
Rank this Week: 355

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Aug 29

    The Great IVC Filter Personal Injury Fiasco

    The Great IVC Filter Personal Injury Fiasco
    As a Dallas personal injury attorney and Texas medical doctor, I am highlighting the risks associated with retrieval inferior vena cava filters. Every year, thousands of patients are implanted with a retrieval inferior vena cava filters (IVC)…
  • Aug 28

    Shocking Number of Metal on Metal Hip Implant Failure

    Shocking Number of Metal on Metal Hip Implant Failure
    The epidemic of premature metal on metal hip implant failure continues surge at an alarming rate. DePuy ASR, DePuy Pinnacle, Biomet Magnum & M2a, Smith and Nephew, Wright Conserve, Zimmer Durom cup and Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II, are…
  • Aug 25

    Xarelto and Pradaxa No Safer than Warfarin

    Xarelto and Pradaxa No Safer than Warfarin
    According to recent research, the new blood thinners Xarelto and Pradaxa are no safer than warfarin when it comes to bleeding and complications like heart attacks and strokes. Researchers found no difference in the risk of bleeding events or…
Rank this Week: 960

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 935

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Aug 29

    Teenage Truckers Would be Allowed Under New Bill

    Teenage Truckers Would be Allowed Under New Bill
    If you are a 17-year-old driver in Florida, you are restricted via the state’s Graduated Drivers Licensing law to operation of that vehicle between the hours of 5 a.m. and 1 a.m., and at all other times must be accompanied by a licensed…
  • Aug 27

    Aquila v. Brisk Transportation – Child Paralyzed in Florida Car Accident

    Aquila v. Brisk Transportation – Child Paralyzed in Florida Car Accident
    Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal has denied an appeal by a mother, on behalf of herself and paralyzed toddler, seeking a new trial for numerous trial errors that resulted in a finding of zero liability against named defendants…
  • Aug 26

    Munn v. Hotchkiss Sch. – School Liability for Student Illness to be Weighed

    Munn v. Hotchkiss Sch. – School Liability for Student Illness to be Weighed
    A high school freshman who went on a school summer foreign enrichment program to China returned forever changed after suffering a tick bite through which she contracted encephalitis. She became gravely ill while on the trip, had to be…
Rank this Week: 826

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Aug 29

    “They’ve already taken my husband. I’m not going to succumb to fear.”

    “They’ve already taken my husband. I’m not going to succumb to fear.”
    “They’ve already taken my husband. I’m not going to succumb to fear,” wife of disappeared Lao agriculture specialist tells audience. How does one suddenly disappear from a busy city street? In 2005, in recognition of…
  • Aug 27

    Do You Want to Know the Secret Behind Enforced Disappearances?

    Do You Want to Know the Secret Behind Enforced Disappearances?
    Every year, thousands of men, women and children go missing in dozens of countries around the world. In 2012, Amnesty International documented such cases in 31 countries. It’s a crime, all right, but these are not kidnappings for ransom…
  • Aug 27

    Chilling Reminders of Syria for Refugees Trapped on Macedonia’s Border

    Chilling Reminders of Syria for Refugees Trapped on Macedonia’s Border
    By Giorgos Kosmopoulos, Director of Amnesty International Greece The view was staggering upon my arrival in the village of Idomeni, near Greece’s border with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (Macedonia). Up to 4,000 refugees,…
Rank this Week: 39

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Aug 29

    "Is It Ethical to Chemically Castrate a Child Sex Offender?"

    "Is It Ethical to Chemically Castrate a Child Sex Offender?"
    The question in the title of this post is the headline of this RYOT piece discussing an alternative sentencing debate afoot in Australia. Here is how the piece gets started (with links from the original): When it comes to its...
  • Aug 29

    "Federal Drug Sentencing Laws Bring High Cost, Low Return"

    "Federal Drug Sentencing Laws Bring High Cost, Low Return"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new Pew Public Safety Performance Project Issue Brief, which gets started this way: More than 95,000 federal prisoners are serving time for drug-related offenses—up from fewer than 5,000…
  • Aug 28

    Massachusetts SJC rules local sex offender restrictions preempted by state law

    Massachusetts SJC rules local sex offender restrictions preempted by state law
    As reported in this Boston Globe article, "Massachusetts cities and towns cannot broadly restrict where sex offenders can live, the state’s highest court ruled Friday, declaring that measures in place in more than 40 municipalities…
Rank this Week: 297

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Man Complains to Police After Marijuana Plants Confiscated

    Man Complains to Police After Marijuana Plants Confiscated
    As our West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale drug crime defense lawyers know, you should feel safe, (even encouraged) calling the police if you believe something has been stolen from you -- that is, of course, unless the items you're…
  • Aug 25

    Misuse of 911 Emergency Line Leads to Palm Beach Man's Arrest

    Misuse of 911 Emergency Line Leads to Palm Beach Man's Arrest
    Previously on this blog, we have written about how misuse of the 911 emergency line can lead to arrest and criminal charges. The 911 system is designed to keep communities safe; when a community's 911 lines and resources are tied-up with…
  • Aug 22

    Disagreement Over Vaccination Leads to Arrests and Kidnapping Charge

    Disagreement Over Vaccination Leads to Arrests and Kidnapping Charge
    Many parents disagree over the proper way stop raise their children. From which foods they believe is safe to eat, to how much sun they think is suitable for young ones, to which schools they feel their kids should hope to attend, parents all…
Rank this Week: 420

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Last Few Days to Weigh in on Food Safety News Survey

    Last Few Days to Weigh in on Food Safety News Survey
    We are just 100 responses away from our goal of 1,000 to our recent survey. However, the more we get, the better we can understand how to make Food Safety... Continue Reading
  • Aug 27

    152 with Salmonella – 523,380 pounds of pork products recalled by Kapowsin Meat

    152 with Salmonella – 523,380 pounds of pork products recalled by Kapowsin Meat
    Kapowsin Meats, a Graham, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 523,380 pounds of pork products that may be contaminated with Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:-, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and... Continue Reading
  • Aug 27

    Canada Counts 92 with Cyclospora

    Canada Counts 92 with Cyclospora
    The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with provincial public health partners, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and Health Canada to investigate 92 Canadian cases of Cyclospora infections in... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 23

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Aug 29

    New Flickr album: Magna Carta

    New Flickr album: Magna Carta
    The Rare Book Collection’s Flickr site passed two milestones this summer, reaching over 3,000 images and over a million views. The site also sports a number of new albums that are worth pointing out.
  • Aug 28

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Fall 2015

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Fall 2015
    Welcome to Yale Law School (YLS). We’re glad you’re here!
  • Jun 12

    Magna Carta: History, Legacy, and Idea

    Magna Carta: History, Legacy, and Idea
    The Magna Carta is recognized as one of the most important documents in the history of the law. To commemorate the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta this three part exhibition highlights the document’s legal,…
Rank this Week: 124

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Aug 29

    New Flickr album: Magna Carta

    New Flickr album: Magna Carta
    The Rare Book Collection’s Flickr site passed two milestones this summer, reaching over 3,000 images and over a million views. The site also sports a number of new albums that are worth pointing out.
  • Jul 27

    "Evidence of Women" exhibit now online

    "Evidence of Women" exhibit now online
    A digital version of the exhibit “Evidence of Women: Women as Printers, Donors, and Owners of Law Texts” is now available online through the library’s eYLS portal. This digital version includes the images and labels of all…
  • Jun 26

    New Law Library Exhibit

    New Law Library Exhibit
    Yale Law Library exhibit: “Evidence of Women” ———————————————— New Yale Law Library exhibit… EVIDENCE OF WOMEN: WOMEN AS…
Rank this Week: 373

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    A former Judge reflects on the appointment of Judge

    A former Judge reflects on the appointment of Judge
     This book is a collection of lectures, and articles by and interviews with the retired Judge of the Madras High Court, Justice K.Chandru.  This is also the first book to come out of Lexlab, a new publisher of law books from…
  • Aug 22

    Unstable Constitutionalism: Law and Politics in South Asia

    Unstable Constitutionalism: Law and Politics in South Asia
    Although comparative constitutional law has steadily grown as a field, it still remains narrow in its geographical focus. South Asia, in particular, is an region that has been neglected. In 2013, Sunil Khilnani, Vikram Raghavan, Arun K.…
  • Aug 16

    [Day 10 -- Final Day of Arguments] Constitution Bench Reference in Union of India v. Sriharan

    [Day 10 -- Final Day of Arguments] Constitution Bench Reference in Union of India v. Sriharan
    (The author of this post was present in court for the last day of arguments on 12.8.2015 but prefers this to be an anonymous post. This post concludes our coverage of the arguments in this case and I do hope that many of you found it useful.…
Rank this Week: 159

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Aug 29

    #blacklivesmatter's property law agenda

    #blacklivesmatter's property law agenda
    We have a good idea of what the #blacklivesmatter agenda regarding criminal justice looks like. Though, as I speculated in a previous post, there's a lot to flesh out about what that agenda might look like in criminal law and...
  • Aug 28

    The One Where Joe Miller Eats a Dog Biscuit

    The One Where Joe Miller Eats a Dog Biscuit
    That would be Episode 72 of the always interesting, frequently zany Oral Argument podcast, in which I join Joe Miller and Christian Turner to talk about the Dallas Cowboys, the new Star Wars movie and, eventually (starting at around the...
  • Aug 28

    The Law School Industry - International Program

    The Law School Industry - International Program
    Institutional efforts within the law school industry are a hot topic, and one relatively new area of movement in US legal education increasingly addressed is the attempt to establish a more 'global' presence through 'international' offerings…
Rank this Week: 132

Wills and Estate Administration…

Wills and Estate Administration Articles

Covers probate, elder law and litigation topics. By Kenneth Vercammen.

http://njwills.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 816

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Aug 29

    Let's Put Her Over The Top

    Let's Put Her Over The Top
    Waayyyy over the top! Attention, lovers of quirk: Alaskan songwriter Marian Call's current kickstarter campaign has managed to fund her forthcoming album, but she's still shy of a stretch goal. Her instrument (apart from voice) is keyboard,…
  • Aug 27

    Louisiana Judge Issues Ludicrously Lawless Takedown Order To Newspaper

    Louisiana Judge Issues Ludicrously Lawless Takedown Order To Newspaper
    Attorney David Groner of New Iberia, Louisiana is angry. Those bastards at the Louisiana State Bar took a run at him, but he mostly beat the rap. He only took a six-month suspension, and that suspension is suspended if he successfully…
  • Aug 25

    Lawyer Threatens Yelp Reviewer With Lawsuit, Is Wrong

    Lawyer Threatens Yelp Reviewer With Lawsuit, Is Wrong
    Kyle Barella is an immigration lawyer with his own firm. Last week he gave an "exclusive" interview to Breitbart News Network on his views about birthright citizenship and the whole "anchor baby" controversy. That was, of course, his right.…
Rank this Week: 992

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/
Rank this Week: 61

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/
  • Aug 29

    But how will they sleep?

    But how will they sleep?
    Apparently, Paul Hastings is planning to bring lawyer cubicles to New York. First and second year associates won't get an office; instead, they'll get a cubicle. The firm pitches this as a move to enhance creativity; conveniently, it also…
  • Aug 28

    Finally, I Can Agree with SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar

    Finally, I Can Agree with SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar
    I don't agree with SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar on many issues. But I agree with his recent call for transparency in the disqualification waiver process. A number of SEC rules, such as some of the offering registration exemptions, are not...
  • Aug 28

    Can Conscious Consumers or Class Action Lawsuits Change Corporate Behavior?

    Can Conscious Consumers or Class Action Lawsuits Change Corporate Behavior?
    I’m the socially-conscious consumer that regulators and NGOs think about when they write disclosure legislation like the Dodd-Frank conflict minerals law that I discussed last week. I drive a hybrid, spend too much money at Whole Foods for…
Rank this Week: 181

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 29

    NLRB: we’re coming after franchisors and subcontractor

    NLRB: we’re coming after franchisors and subcontractor
    In a long-feared ruling, the Obama National Labor Relations Board has ruled that a company that employs subcontractors or engages in franchising can over a wide range of situations be deemed a “joint employer” for purposes of…
  • Aug 28

    “Pennsylvania AG, Facing Trial for Perjury, Uses Twin Sister as Courthouse Decoy”

    “Pennsylvania AG, Facing Trial for Perjury, Uses Twin Sister as Courthouse Decoy”
    In case you had any doubt that the Kathleen Kane ethical saga in Pennsylvania is destined for a Hollywood treatment [Kathryn Rubino, Above the Law; Beth Ethier, Slate, whence the above headline] Relatedly or otherwise, our friends at the…
  • Aug 27

    Magistrate recommends dismissal of Apple-made-me-watch-porn action

    Magistrate recommends dismissal of Apple-made-me-watch-porn action
    A federal magistrate has recommended dismissal of a pro se action by a Tennessee man who “contends that he should not have been inadvertently allowed to view pornography on the Internet,” and that Apple is liable for not including…
Rank this Week: 35

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Aug 29

    AG Frost aims to end racial profiling by police; Sojourner-Douglass loses accreditation

    AG Frost aims to end racial profiling by police; Sojourner-Douglass loses accreditation
    State Attorney General Brian Frosh could make Maryland the first state in the nation to have law enforcement agencies adopt a series of guidelines aimed at eliminating racial profiling by police officers while Soujourner-Douglass College may…
  • Aug 28

    Court of Appeals affirms Unger decision, rejects challenge by state

    Court of Appeals affirms Unger decision, rejects challenge by state
    Maryland’s top court Friday rejected the state’s request that the judges overturn their controversial 2012 decision that reopened courthouse doors to dozens of inmates convicted of violent crimes before 1980.
  • Aug 28

    Veronica Cool: What I learned at summer camp

    Veronica Cool: What I learned at summer camp
    Swimming in a bucolic lake, rustic log cabins, fresh mountain air, trapeze acrobatics, bubble soccer and silent disco. Throw in world renowned speakers and uber-successful entrepreneurs and, yup, this is summer camp for entrepreneurs! There…
Rank this Week: 244

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 779

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    P&H High Court Upholds Mauritius Tax Residency Certificate

    P&H High Court Upholds Mauritius Tax Residency Certificate
    The issue of whether the grant of a tax residency certificate by the authorities in Mauritius would enable a company situated there to claim the benefit of the double taxation avoidance treaty between India and Mauritius was decided…
  • Aug 27

    SEBI Consultation: Forfeiture of Shares and Impact on Takeover Regulation

    SEBI Consultation: Forfeiture of Shares and Impact on Takeover Regulation
    SEBI has issued a Discussion Paper on “Review of policy relating to forfeiture of partly paid-up shares – Amendments to SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations, 2011”. The paper opens with…
  • Aug 25

    SEBI’s Guidance Note on Insider Trading Regulation

    SEBI’s Guidance Note on Insider Trading Regulation
    After the SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015 (the “Regulations”) were issued that came into effect on May 15, 2015, SEBI received several requests from companies and their advisors on certain operational…
Rank this Week: 287

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Aug 28

    DC Circuit Finds No First Amendment Violation in Statute Limiting Expression at Supreme Court

    DC Circuit Finds No First Amendment Violation in Statute Limiting Expression at Supreme Court
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its substantial opinion in Hodge v. Talkin, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit upheld the constitutionality of statutory prohibitions…
  • Aug 28

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Federal Ban on Federal Inmate Sexual Assault

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Federal Ban on Federal Inmate Sexual Assault
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Ninth Circuit yesterday upheld federal laws criminalizing sexual assaults in facilities where federal inmates are held by agreement with state and local governments. The ruling is a baby-step…
  • Aug 27

    Sixth Circuit Refuses Stay in Ketucky Court Clerk Case

    Sixth Circuit Refuses Stay in Ketucky Court Clerk Case
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The Sixth Circuit's brief Order in Miller v. Davis refused to stay the district court's preliminary injunction mandating that a court clerk in Kentucky issue same-sex…
Rank this Week: 983

David M. Benenfeld Blog

David M. Benenfeld Blog

Covers Florida accidents and injury law.

http://www.injurylawservice.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    How Do Your Driving Habits Compare to Others?

    How Do Your Driving Habits Compare to Others?
    How much do you drive? Do you drive during the daytime and/or evening hours? Do you drive for commuting purposes on the weekdays and stay home on the weekends, or do you drive on the weekends too? While you definitely know how you would…
  • Aug 25

    What Every Driver Needs to Know About Car Defect

    What Every Driver Needs to Know About Car Defect
    Did you know that since the year 2000, there have been over 9 million auto recalls in this nation? What’s shocking is that it seems carmakers are making more errors and allowing safety concerns to slip by and not taking customer…
  • Aug 21

    Electrical Accidents: Serious Workplace Accidents Warranting Workers’ Comp Benefit

    Electrical Accidents: Serious Workplace Accidents Warranting Workers’ Comp Benefit
    There are many types of workplace accidents, with one of the most serious being electrical accidents. This is because electrical accidents often result in severe injuries and death. In fact, 5-10% of workplace deaths are caused by electrical…
Rank this Week: 284

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida auto accidents, auto insurance, and personal injury claims. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridacaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Drive Safely During the Last Weekend of Summer

    Drive Safely During the Last Weekend of Summer
    Now that summer is coming to a close, many people are having end-of-summer parties. In many cases, these parties involve barbecue and alcohol. Whether you are throwing a party yourself or attending someone else’s event, make sure that…
  • Aug 26

    Is Your Child Walking or Biking to School This Year? Have a Plan

    Is Your Child Walking or Biking to School This Year? Have a Plan
    If your child will be biking or walking to school this year, this is a good time of year to review your plan to avoid pedestrian accidents. Biking or walking to school gives your child the chance to exercise, get fresh air, and spend time…
  • Aug 21

    What to Look for in a Hollywood Car Accident Attorney

    What to Look for in a Hollywood Car Accident Attorney
    After a car accident in Hollywood or South Florida, seeking legal advice is crucial if you’ve been seriously injured. Even if you have exceptional medical coverage and car insurance, the fact is that a car accident injury may end up…
Rank this Week: 990

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Court now can ban protests on its threshold

    Court now can ban protests on its threshold
    More than two years after a federal judge took away most of the Supreme Court’s power to forbid all picketing, protests and other demonstrations on the plaza in front of its building, a federal appeals court revived that authority on…
  • Aug 28

    Same-sex marriage issue returns to the Court (UPDATED)

    Same-sex marriage issue returns to the Court (UPDATED)
    UPDATED 10:52 p.m.   The application (Davis v. Miller, 15A250) has now been filed at the Court.  The blog will provide a copy as soon as it becomes available. ———- A county clerk in Kentucky who stopped issuing any…
  • Aug 28

    Symposium: Another battle in the war over union fee

    Symposium: Another battle in the war over union fee
    Charlotte Garden is an Associate Professor at Seattle University School of Law and Litigation Director of the Korematsu Center for Law & Equality. Across America, an intense debate is taking place over how states should structure their…
Rank this Week: 11

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Aug 28

    Interview Horror Stories: How To Respond To A Raging Racist?

    Interview Horror Stories: How To Respond To A Raging Racist?
    How should candidates respond when subjected to offensive behavior during the recruiting process?
  • Aug 28

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.28.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.28.15
    * Curious about what Ant-Man has to say about Civ Pro? And while you're there vote for ATL fav Legal Geeks for best podcast in The Geekie Awards. [Legal Geeks] * Speaking of podcasts, here's a great one about the movement to abolish the death…
  • Aug 28

    Leave. Donald Trump’s Sister. Alone!

    Leave. Donald Trump’s Sister. Alone!
    Hey Jeb Bush, this is not cool, okay?
Rank this Week: 7

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 232

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    BREAKING: IT'S GOING TO RAIN

    BREAKING: IT'S GOING TO RAIN
    It's going to start raining in South Florida this weekend. Here's what you need to know:Rumpole's List:Beer, Wine, Sangria, Rum (from Cuba), a candle, a can of tuna, a box of crackers, a case of tonic, a non-electric cork remover, a can…
  • Aug 26

    OF TEDDY BEARS AND MEN

    OF TEDDY BEARS AND MEN
    Before we get to our topic, a few words about the accessibility of courtrooms. Every few years with a new crop of judges and bailiffs, we are forced to repeat this. The State of Florida FORBIDS closing courtrooms to the public…
  • Aug 24

    BLACK MONDAY 2015

    BLACK MONDAY 2015
    "Bears make money, Bulls make money, pigs get kicked in the head."Rumpole, in a speech on October 12, 1987, exactly one week before Black Monday, October 19, 1987, when the stock market lost 22.6% of its value, the largest one day financial…
Rank this Week: 136

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 172

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    To Pull Or Not To Pull

    To Pull Or Not To Pull
    I received an email a while back from a lawyer who was the subject of a post here. I’d called him out for making accusations against another lawyer in a forum comprised of nearly every DUI lawyer in the state. His wasn’t a…
  • Jul 30

    Predictability

    Predictability
    The folks at the MVD tell me that, if you do your administrative suspension before you are convicted of DUI, you can get a restricted license after thirty days and avoid having to get expensive SR22 insurance. They say you won’t get…
  • Jul 21

    All The Power

    All The Power
    Adrian keeps telling me: Sometimes I wish we just dealt with those people from Hellraiser instead of some prosecutors; then, at least, my mom could understand why my job is so damn frustrating. I went to court a while back for a felony DUI…
Rank this Week: 430

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 28

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    College football just around the corner. Open Thread. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Aug 26

    Indictments will be long: State sent unsecured "classified" e-mails during Bush Administration

    Indictments will be long: State sent unsecured "classified" e-mails during Bush Administration
    A point I have tried to make a number of times on the "Eghazi: It's Classified!" "scandal" is that the originators of the "classified" e-mails were career State Department officials. Thus, I noted that the current US Ambassador to Bahrain…
  • Aug 26

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    I'm on a blogging break due to my impending move (September 10.) I'll put up open threads as I can so as not to leave readers high and dry, so to speak. Blogging is a hobby but it's an expensive one. If you'd like to help out,... [[ This is…
Rank this Week: 2

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 28

    Drobac: The Myth of 'Legal' Consent in a Consumer Culture

    Drobac: The Myth of 'Legal' Consent in a Consumer Culture
    Jennifer Ann Drobac of Indiana's McKinney School has written The Myth of 'Legal' Consent in a Consumer Culture in FACETS OF CONSUMERISM IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY (Anand Pawar, ed., Twenty First Century Publications, 2015). Here is the abstract:…
  • Aug 28

    "Peer-to-Peer Lenders Losing Court Battle Over State Usury Laws"

    "Peer-to-Peer Lenders Losing Court Battle Over State Usury Laws"
    ...reports Bloomberg Business. A recent decision by the Second Circuit (on which the court this month rejected a motion to reconsider) restricts the so-called marketplace lenders from bypassing state usury laws by partnering with banks in…
  • Aug 28

    Court limits cellphone tracking

    Court limits cellphone tracking
    As Reason.com reports, in a recent case in federal court in northern California, Officials sought the right to track suspects' Cell Site Location Information, or CSLI, for 60 days without gaining a warrant. Such location information lets law…
Rank this Week: 428

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Risk-free term insurance? Not so fast...

    Risk-free term insurance? Not so fast...
    At LifeHealthPro, Brad Cummins (a fellow insurance pro and Buckeye) has an interesting, provocative article on the risks associated with buying term life insurance.Here's a taste:"[S]ince every life insurance company has financial…
  • Aug 28

    PSA: Lo$t & Found

    PSA: Lo$t & Found
    So, got this in email:"My Money Monitor Asking Medical Mutual Members for Social Security Numbers and Other Identifying Information to Help Get Unclaimed Funds"First, it should go without saying that one should never send this type of…
  • Aug 27

    New Mexico Singing the Blue

    New Mexico Singing the Blue
    If you live in New Mexico and want Obamacare with a subsidy, Blue Cross will not be one of your choices in 2016.Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico has confirmed that it will not offer on-exchange individual health insurance products on…
Rank this Week: 398

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/
  • Aug 28

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: WDBJ, Department of Defense, and the NLRB

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: WDBJ, Department of Defense, and the NLRB
    It may be the end of the week, but the news cycle doesn’t know it. As we get closer and closer to the actual season, be sure to read how Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson could perk the ire of the FDA with his recent comments on…
  • Aug 28

    Energy, Cannabis, and Unauthorized Sales: New Blogs Joining the LexBlog Network

    Energy, Cannabis, and Unauthorized Sales: New Blogs Joining the LexBlog Network
    We’ve got two great launches from the LexBlog Network to round out this week, and the summer for many kids—and their (possibly) grateful parents. From the Vorys practice group that brought you the Internet Defamation Removal…
  • Aug 27

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Telemarketers, Back to School, and Billing Follie

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Telemarketers, Back to School, and Billing Follie
    As the summer winds down so does our week, and excitement for the weekend builds. But for some, like this week’s LXBN Leader Karen Rubin, excitement for blogging never goes away. Now let’s take a look at the top ten. Big win for…
Rank this Week: 10

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Two Men Plead Guilty to Importing 24 Pounds of Flakka Ingredient in Broward County

    Two Men Plead Guilty to Importing 24 Pounds of Flakka Ingredient in Broward County
    Two men pleaded guilty Thursday to importing more than 24 pounds of the main ingredient in the street drug flakka from China to Broward County. Federal authorities arrested a 25-year-old Orlando man and a 21-year-old Clermont man in June…
  • Aug 26

    Registered Sex Offender Arrested on Child Porn Charges in Gainesville

    Registered Sex Offender Arrested on Child Porn Charges in Gainesville
    A registered sex offender in Gainesville has been charged with possession of child pornography after police allege he had many illegal images on his cellphone. According to an arrest report, an investigation is also underway into whether he…
  • Aug 20

    Man Accused of Asking Preteen Girls for Sex Online

    Man Accused of Asking Preteen Girls for Sex Online
    Clay County investigators arrested a 32-year-old Jacksonville man Friday that they claim made fake online profiles posing as a boy to lure preteen girls into having sex. The man is charged with using a computer to solicit a child for sex,…
Rank this Week: 464

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Book review: The Case Against the Supreme Court

    Book review: The Case Against the Supreme Court
    End of Summer book review time! By now you surely have read Dean Chemerinsky's latest, The Case Against the Supreme Court. But if not...As the introduction makes clear, the book tells "stories of instances in which the Supreme Court…
  • Aug 28

    DJ profiles 1/2's Justice Stewart

    DJ profiles 1/2's Justice Stewart
    Today's DJ profiles Justice Therese Stewart, recounting her "front row seat to the gay rights revolution." It's another solid profile, providing personal and professional background, and some good anecdotes."People assume that if you're…
  • Aug 27

    Problem w/9th Cir. e-filing

    Problem w/9th Cir. e-filing
    The 9th Circuit is having e-filing problems. Here's the notice posted on the court's website:CM/ECF Issues Today's problems with CM/ECF continue and we still do not have an estimated resolution time.  At this time, CM/ECF is…
Rank this Week: 233

InfoBytes Blog

InfoBytes Blog

Monitors and reports on news, legal developments and legislative actions affecting the financial services industry. By Buckley Sandler LLP.

http://www.infobytesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 122

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 289

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Aug 28

    Man Hospitalized in Taylor, Michigan After 18-Wheeler Accident

    Man Hospitalized in Taylor, Michigan After 18-Wheeler Accident
    Taylor, Michigan – A driver was critically injured on I-75 in Taylor after an accident involving a tractor-trailer truck on Tuesday, August 25th, 2015. The driver of a Dodge Ram 3500 was heading north on I-75 in Taylor hauling multiple…
  • Aug 28

    Bradley Ogle Hospitalized in West Fargo, ND Drunk-Driving Accident

    Bradley Ogle Hospitalized in West Fargo, ND Drunk-Driving Accident
    West Fargo, ND – 24-year-old Bradley Ogle was taken to the hospital following a rollover crash in West Fargo on Friday, August 7th, 2015. The accident happened around 2:30 am. Ogle was driving a pickup truck hit the concrete road…
  • Aug 28

    Theodore Ochs Injured in Chestnut Ridge, NY Garbage Truck Accident

    Theodore Ochs Injured in Chestnut Ridge, NY Garbage Truck Accident
    Chestnut Ridge, NY – Theodore Ochs was injured after a garbage truck tipped over mangling his arm and injured three other in Chestnut ridge on Monday, August 24th, 2015. This happened around noon. Three workers were holding onto metal…
Rank this Week: 109

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Aug 28

    Suprema v. ITC: The Case for Chevron Deference

    Suprema v. ITC: The Case for Chevron Deference
    Recently, the en banc Federal Circuit decided in Suprema, Inc. v. ITC that the International Trade Commission could properly prevent the importation of articles that infringe under an indirect liability theory. The core of the dispute in…
  • Aug 27

    The essence of Josh Wright’s FTC tenure was to ensure that benefits outweigh costs; the rest is commentary

    The essence of Josh Wright’s FTC tenure was to ensure that benefits outweigh costs; the rest is commentary
    As the organizer of this retrospective on Josh Wright’s tenure as FTC Commissioner, I have the (self-conferred) honor of closing out the symposium. When Josh was confirmed I wrote that: The FTC will benefit enormously from Josh’s…
  • Aug 27

    Imagine

    Imagine
    by Michael Baye, Bert Elwert Professor of Business at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, and former Director of the Bureau of Economics, FTC Imagine a world where competition and consumer protection authorities base…
Rank this Week: 91

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 96

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Aug 28

    Stop the Violence! Savannah Protesters Rally “We Must Do Something”

    Stop the Violence! Savannah Protesters Rally “We Must Do Something”
    Community Calls for End to Violence Two hundred people took to Savannah streets Saturday evening in an effort to raise community awareness of local violence. Marchers wore “We Must Do Something” t-shirts while…
  • Aug 21

    Parking Lot Safety: How Georgia Shoppers May Reduce Risk of Becoming Victim

    Parking Lot Safety: How Georgia Shoppers May Reduce Risk of Becoming Victim
    Most mall-related crime occurs in parking lots, making shoppers and drivers navigating these lots vulnerable to theft, assault and vehicle break-ins. Law enforcement officials who patrol the country’s busiest malls have…
  • Aug 18

    Was Security Sufficient? Our Legal Take: Man Injured in Parking Lot Shooting

    Was Security Sufficient? Our Legal Take: Man Injured in Parking Lot Shooting
    Was Security Sufficient? Our Legal Take: Man Injured in Parking Lot Shooting Local News A man was reportedly shot and critically injured in the parking lot outside Dugan’s Bar in Atlanta Tuesday evening, August 11, 2015 per media…
Rank this Week: 59

Qui Tam 101

Qui Tam 101

Covers qui tam lawsuits. By Nolan Law Firm.

http://false-claims-act.net
  • Aug 28

    Relators’ Share Provision Encourages Insiders to Step Forward

    Relators’ Share Provision Encourages Insiders to Step Forward
    Whistleblowers have sometimes decided against stepping forward because they had participated, however slightly, in the underlying fraud scheme. Indeed, a provision of the False Claims Act does provide that the whistleblower/relator could be…
  • Aug 17

    Healthcare Provider Pays Millions in First Major Overpayment Settlement

    Healthcare Provider Pays Millions in First Major Overpayment Settlement
    On August 4, 2015, the Department of Justice announced that Pediatric Services of America and some of its related entities have agreed to pay $6.88 million to resolve overpayment False Claims Act allegations. Pediatric Services of America…
  • Jul 10

    Health Care Compliance Officers Can be Effective Relators When Health Systems Ignore Fraud Concern

    Health Care Compliance Officers Can be Effective Relators When Health Systems Ignore Fraud Concern
    Recently, Nolan Auerbach & White partner Jeb White was a guest lecturer during the opening session of the George Washington University Healthcare Corporate Compliance Program. This one-of-a-kind program provides comprehensive corporate…
Rank this Week: 513

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Aug 28

    Macey-Dare on English Derivatives Litgation

    Macey-Dare on English Derivatives Litgation
    Rupert Macey-Dare has posted Key Derivatives Cases 2015 on SSRN with the following abstract: The paper considers key derivatives cases in the English courts from 2015, namely: Wani v Royal Bank of Scotland, Dexia v Commune di Prato, Enasarco…
  • Aug 17

    Registration Open for 2015 Central States Law Schools Association Conference

    Registration Open for 2015 Central States Law Schools Association Conference
    Please note the following Conference announcement: Registration is now open for the Central States Law Schools Association 2015 Scholarship Conference, on Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10 at The University of Toledo College of Law…
  • Aug 17

    Faculty Opening: University of Iowa College of Law

    Faculty Opening: University of Iowa College of Law
    I received the following notice that may be of interest to some of this blog's readers: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA COLLEGE OF LAW anticipates hiring several tenured/tenure track faculty members and clinical faculty members (including a director…
Rank this Week: 450