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Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Sep 22

    QOTD: The Beautiful Luxury of Skepticism

    QOTD: The Beautiful Luxury of Skepticism
    “The desire for a strong faith is not the proof of a strong faith, rather the opposite. If one has it one may permit oneself the beautiful luxury of skepticism: one is secure enough, fixed enough for it.” – Nietzsche,…
  • Sep 17

    LAPD’s Full-Time Art Cop

    LAPD’s Full-Time Art Cop
    Meet Los Angeles Police Department Detective Don Hrycyk, the country’s only full-time art cop.
  • Sep 16

    Want to Deface a Banksy Mural? Think Again

    Want to Deface a Banksy Mural? Think Again
    It could cost you five months of jail time, probation, and $13,000 restoration fees. 
Rank this Week: 233

Patent Law Practice Center

Patent Law Practice Center

Features news, analysis and resources on patent law. From the Practicing Law Institute (PLI).

http://patentlawcenter.pli.edu
  • Sep 22

    Alice v. CLS Bank – A Sea Change for Software

    Alice v. CLS Bank – A Sea Change for Software
    Since the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Alice v. CLS Bank, I have been arguing that the decision would have far reaching implications for software patents. Initially, many were skeptical, and surprisingly many still are,…
  • Sep 19

    Paying Ransom to Patent Trolls Is a Mistake

    Paying Ransom to Patent Trolls Is a Mistake
    I have absolutely no problem with enforcing patent rights, and frankly I don’t think it should matter how the patents were acquired, but there is something exceptionally seedy about the use of shell companies going after competitors, or…
  • Sep 17

    Software, Open Source and Programmer

    Software, Open Source and Programmer
    On August 12, 2014, I spoke with computer expert Bob Zeidman (pictured left) on the record for an in-depth interview that published on IPWatchdog.com. The interview lasted approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes and was over 11,000 words in…
Rank this Week: 979

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 693

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Sep 22

    The Monstering of Human Right

    The Monstering of Human Right
    On Friday 19 September I spoke at a very interesting conference at the University of Liverpool on Human Rights in the UK Media: Representation and Reality. My talk was entitled The Monstering of Human Rights. You can download it…
  • Sep 17

    The Sun’s aggressive, then submissive, response to my complaint on its human rights reporting

    The Sun’s aggressive, then submissive, response to my complaint on its human rights reporting
    The Sun have printed another correction today in relation to its misleading human rights reporting. The correction, on page 2, can be read online or to the right of this post. The correction was the outcome of a complaint I made…
  • Sep 16

    Law of armed conflict means that anti-detention provision in ECHR may be disapplied re Iraqi detainee

    Law of armed conflict means that anti-detention provision in ECHR may be disapplied re Iraqi detainee
    Hassan v. the United Kingdom (application no. 29750/09) ECHR 936 (16 September 2014) – read judgment This case concerned the capture of an Iraqi national, Tarek Hassan, by the British armed forces and his detention at Camp Bucca in…
Rank this Week: 565

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Sep 22

    How to Recognize Danger in the Workplace and at School

    How to Recognize Danger in the Workplace and at School
      Improved Prevention is a Group Effort, Says Former Doctor & Personality Disorder Sufferer Shocking acts of public violence continue to dominate the news: Shootings at Fort Hood and the Washington Navy Yard – considered…
  • Sep 21

    National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is September 27

    National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is September 27
    The Drug Enforcement Agency is sponsoring a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, scheduled for September 27, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. On that day you can take medications to various locations for safe disposal. This is…
  • Sep 20

    Death Toll from Faulty GM Ignition Switches Increases to 19

    Death Toll from Faulty GM Ignition Switches Increases to 19
    In its lead story, the CBS Evening News reported that the “defective” GM ignition switches “did more harm than we knew,” as the death toll on Monday was raised from 13 to 19. The new toll “came from Ken…
Rank this Week: 776

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Sep 22

    News Roundup - September 22, 2014

    News Roundup - September 22, 2014
    CanadaClass-action lawsuit filed against Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre for violence, Toronto StarCourt asked for an injunction against the ongoing construction of a wind farming facility, The Globe and MailPolice arrest man in connection…
  • Sep 19

    Ontario group to examine aboriginal justice issue

    Ontario group to examine aboriginal justice issue
    A new advisory group set up to examine aboriginal justice issues in Ontario will hold its first meeting today.Representatives from the Law Society of Upper Canada, Legal Aid Ontario, and aboriginal communities are part of the 12-member…
  • Sep 19

    News Roundup - September 19, 2014

    News Roundup - September 19, 2014
    CanadaPilot project aimed at students to prevent crime from a young age, Calgary HeraldMohawk leaders look to enforce law requiring residents to leave land if they marry non-native, The National PostCity of Montreal taking police to court…
Rank this Week: 119

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
  • Sep 22

    Oroho: Tax reforms would help businesses grow

    Oroho: Tax reforms would help businesses grow
    The following editorial by Senator Steven Oroho (R-Sussex, Warren, Morris) urging the legislature to reform New Jersey’s onerous “death taxes” was published in Sunday’s New Jersey Herald. Here is the full text of the…
  • Sep 19

    Beck Asks Owners to Delay T. Thomas Fortune House Demolition

    Beck Asks Owners to Delay T. Thomas Fortune House Demolition
    Senator Jennifer Beck issued the following statement today asking the owners of the T. Thomas Fortune house to hold off on demolition while fundraising efforts are underway to save the home of African-American journalist and human…
  • Sep 18

    Beck Statement on National Hispanic Heritage Month

    Beck Statement on National Hispanic Heritage Month
    Senator Jennifer Beck (R-11) issued the following statement in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15. “National Hispanic Heritage Month commemorates the many important contributions of…
Rank this Week: 278

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Sep 22

    Medical Mistakes: Tracking Trail of Errors in Operating Rooms Tricky

    Medical Mistakes: Tracking Trail of Errors in Operating Rooms Tricky
    Nearly half a million Americans die each year from hospital mishaps that, more often than not, are preventable. Foreign objects left in patients’ bodies during surgeries, air bubbles entering patients’ veins via faulty IVs and…
  • Sep 15

    Sleeping Pills Prescribed by Doctors Could Cause Dementia

    Sleeping Pills Prescribed by Doctors Could Cause Dementia
    Beware of Benzodiazepines — Study Shows Prescription sleep aides now are linked to dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, a recent study shows. The study, published in the British Medical Journal, targets benzodiazepines,…
  • Sep 12

    Do you buy or adopt your most devoted life-long friends? Ask Furry Friend

    Do you buy or adopt your most devoted life-long friends? Ask Furry Friend
    Ask the people at Furry Friends Adoption & Clinic what a truly devoted friend means. One of the most cherished friends I have ever had was found digging around in the garbage in the middle of a Miami park. When someone went to…
Rank this Week: 964

Election Law

Election Law

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

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 195

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Broker Ismail Elmas Terminated Over Outside Business Activitie

    Broker Ismail Elmas Terminated Over Outside Business Activitie
    According to broker Ismail Elmas’ (Elmas) Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) BrokerCheck records the representative was recently discharged from CUSO Financial Services, LP (CUSO Financial) concerning allegations that the…
  • Sep 19

    Broker Spotlight – Joseph Biondolillo of Woodstock Financial Group

    Broker Spotlight – Joseph Biondolillo of Woodstock Financial Group
    According to The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) BrokerCheck system financial advisor Joseph Biondolillo (Biondolillo) has been subject to numerous regulatory complaints, customer complaints, and terminated by one…
  • Sep 18

    Gana LLP Investigation – Former RBC Capital Markets Broker Michael Zukowski

    Gana LLP Investigation – Former RBC Capital Markets Broker Michael Zukowski
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) sanctioned broker Michael Zukowski (Zukowski) concerning allegations that Zukowski recommended unsuitable transactions in inverse and inverse-leveraged Exchange Traded Funds (Non-Traditional…
Rank this Week: 647

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Sep 22

    Is Immigration an Elitist Issue?

    Is Immigration an Elitist Issue?
    Here's a new argument being made by Jon Feere, Legal Policy Analyst at the Center for Immigration Studies, in a blog post for The Hill: Obama's lawless immigration plan is a gift to the 1 percent. "Unlike most political issues,...
  • Sep 22

    FROM THE BOOKSHELVES Sounds of Belonging: U.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy by Dolores Ines Casilla

    FROM THE BOOKSHELVES Sounds of Belonging: U.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy by Dolores Ines Casilla
    Sounds of Belonging: U.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy by Dolores Ines Casillas The last two decades have produced continued Latino population growth, and marked shifts in both communications and immigration policy. Since the…
  • Sep 22

    Immigrant of the Day: Isabel Toledo From Cuba | Fashion Designer

    Immigrant of the Day: Isabel Toledo From Cuba | Fashion Designer
    Isabel Toledo From Cuba | Fashion Designer Toledo worked for five years as an antique-clothing restorer at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art before she made her first collection in 1985, sewing each piece by hand.…
Rank this Week: 62

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
  • Sep 22

    P2 Capital Partners Raises Pressure on Epiq, a Maker of Legal Software

    P2 Capital Partners Raises Pressure on Epiq, a Maker of Legal Software
    After Epiq Systems, a software company that provides legal documents for bankruptcy and class action cases, rejected a $1.1 billion take-private offer from P2 Capital Partners, the hedge fund increased its stake in the company to 17 percent.
  • Sep 22

    Auxilium’s Board Rejects Takeover Approach From Endo

    Auxilium’s Board Rejects Takeover Approach From Endo
    Auxilium, a biopharmaceutical company based in Pennsylvania, agreed in June to acquire QLT, a smaller Canadian rival, and reincorporate in Canada, but received an unsolicited bid worth $2.2 billion from Endo International earlier this month.
  • Sep 22

    Mitsubishi to Buy Salmon Producer for $1.39 Billion

    Mitsubishi to Buy Salmon Producer for $1.39 Billion
    Cermaq, which has operations in Chile and Canada, as well as in Norway, is one of the biggest companies in the world in salmon farming
Rank this Week: 4

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/
  • Sep 22

    The Worst Study Group Ever

    The Worst Study Group Ever
    If law school is "a distilled bunch of the biggest a-holes you knew in college," then this kid is the Pappy Van Winkle.
  • Sep 22

    Morning Docket: 09.22.14

    Morning Docket: 09.22.14
    * Politics and Biglaw just don’t mix: House Republicans hired Quinn Emanuel to handle their suit against President Barack Obama after Baker Hostetler withdrew from the representation due to “political pressure” the firm was…
  • Sep 21

    Law Firm Merger Mania: Bingham McCutchen And Morgan Lewis Reach A Deal

    Law Firm Merger Mania: Bingham McCutchen And Morgan Lewis Reach A Deal
    What would the post-combination entity look like?
Rank this Week: 8

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    New Sports Law Scholarship

    New Sports Law Scholarship
    Recently published scholarship includes: Jennifer M. Adams, Comment, Flag on the play: professional sports teams calling trademark infringement on their superfans, 20 JEFFREY S. MOORAD SPORTS LAW JOURNAL 631 (2013) Jeremy…
  • Sep 22

    Stone on sex discrimination and professional sport

    Stone on sex discrimination and professional sport
    The following is by my colleague (and past GuestPrawf) Kerri Stone, responding to my post on how professional sports teams and leagues respond to sex discrimination.The internet has most recently been ablaze with news of a lawsuit filed …
  • Sep 20

    Some Perspective, Please

    Some Perspective, Please
    The current NFL crisis is entirely of Goodell’s own making. A professional football player is caught on videotape punching his fiancé. The league’s commissioner hands out a woefully inappropriate two game suspension. He now…
Rank this Week: 825

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: 734

Ohio Real Estate Blog

Ohio Real Estate Blog

Covers broker and realtor issues, construction and development, landords and tenants, and real estate taxation. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz.

http://www.ohiorelaw.com/
  • Sep 22

    “Reasonable Surface Rights” Can Include Strip-Mining

    “Reasonable Surface Rights” Can Include Strip-Mining
    (So WATCH YOUR LANGUAGE with deeds, contracts and leases; and“Say what you mean, precisely, or a judge will decide what you meant #6”)Typically, courts follow a well-known principle of interpreting contract (or deed) language so…
  • Sep 15

    CLE Update: Upcoming real estate seminars in Ohio

    CLE Update: Upcoming real estate seminars in Ohio
    With the real estate market heating up, continuing education seminars on real estate topics are increasing. Below are links to Sterling Education, NBI and the OSBA for their seminars, webinars, teleconferences, etc. that are being offered…
  • Sep 8

    Pay your Taxes before your Lender Redeems your Property

    Pay your Taxes before your Lender Redeems your Property
    A mortgage holder has the right to redeem (take back) real property that is the subject of a real estate tax foreclosure when the owner does not pay taxes on the land, according to the recent decision of the Ohio Supreme Court in In re…
Rank this Week: 818

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Sep 22

    Monday

    Monday
    I will be traveling Monday. Posting will be delayed.
  • Sep 19

    Commentary & News From Oklahoma

    Commentary & News From Oklahoma
    Today's Enid News & Eagle publishes the editorial, "Working press should not be excluded from execution phase." Regardless of the execution method, working media provide a sense of public accountability. Journalists are constitutionally…
  • Sep 19

    Arizona Journalists Join Civil Lawsuit

    Arizona Journalists Join Civil Lawsuit
    "Media coalition joins lawsuit over botched Arizona execution," is by Michael Kiefer in the Arizona Republic. In the wake of a botched execution, a coalition of Arizona TV, print and radio outlets has joined a lawsuit to compel the Arizona...
Rank this Week: 30

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    70% of Medicare Drug Plan Users Just Don't Switch Even Though Some Would Get A Better Deal

    70% of Medicare Drug Plan Users Just Don't Switch Even Though Some Would Get A Better Deal
    People are indeed creatures of habit, even if it costs them money. Kaiser Family Foundation reports today:"Part D enrollment is highly concentrated, with five firms—UnitedHealth, Humana, CVS Caremark, Express Scripts, and…
  • Sep 22

    Court Rules Workers Comp Must Cover Medical Marijuana

    Court Rules Workers Comp Must Cover Medical Marijuana
    article imageAn injured worker who was prescribed medical marijuana by a doctor will be covered by worker’s compensation, the New Mexico Court of Appeals ruled.Gregory Vialpando claims he experienced severe pain after failed spinal…
  • Sep 22

    Former Senior Executive of ArthroCare Corp. PleadsGuilty in $400 Million Securities Fraud Scheme

    Former Senior Executive of ArthroCare Corp. PleadsGuilty in $400 Million Securities Fraud Scheme
    Today's post is shared from justice.govA former senior executive of ArthroCare Corp., a publicly traded medical device company based in Austin, Texas, pleaded guilty for his role in a scheme to defraud the company’s shareholders and…
Rank this Week: 227

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Sep 22

    Parties Settle in Caps Challenge Case

    Parties Settle in Caps Challenge Case
    Those legal nerds observers looking forward to the big oral argument Wednesday in the case where the trial judge ruled that Mississippi’s damages caps are unconstitutional will be disappointed with this: the Court cancelled oral…
  • Sep 22

    The Truth Hurt

    The Truth Hurt
    On September 16, 2014 the Mississippi Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court’s dismissal of the Neilson v. Dawson defamation case. Here is the Court’s opinion. Here is a 2011 post on the case. The case originated from the book…
  • Sep 18

    More From the Lawyers Shouldn’t File Stuff Like this Chronicle

    More From the Lawyers Shouldn’t File Stuff Like this Chronicle
    As if getting crushed in the BP Oil Spill litigation wasn’t enough, District Judge Carl Barbier is calling out BP’s lawyers for cheating by sneakily exceeding the Court’s 35-page brief limit. My favorite article on the…
Rank this Week: 327

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 334

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    New Issue: Journal of International Arbitration

    New Issue: Journal of International Arbitration
    The latest issue of the Journal of International Arbitration (Vol. 31, no. 4, 2014) is out. Contents include:Thomas Kendra & Anna Bonini, Dealing with Corruption Allegations in International Investment Arbitration: Reaching a Procedural…
  • Sep 22

    Alvarez: Beware: Boundary Crossing

    Alvarez: Beware: Boundary Crossing
    José E. Alvarez (New York Univ. - Law) has posted Beware: Boundary Crossings (in Boundaries of Rights, Boundaries of State, Tsvi Kahana & Anat Scolnicov eds., forthcoming). Here's the abstract:This essay addresses the tools by…
  • Sep 22

    DeGuzman: When are International Crimes Just Cause for War?

    DeGuzman: When are International Crimes Just Cause for War?
    Margaret M. DeGuzman (Temple Univ. - Law) has posted When are International Crimes Just Cause for War? (Virginia Journal of International Law, forthcoming). Here's the abstract:At the 2005 World Summit, states unanimously acknowledged their…
Rank this Week: 23

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    The Great British Vanishing Act: where has home-grown patent filing gone?

    The Great British Vanishing Act: where has home-grown patent filing gone?
    Considering that cats spend most of their time fast asleep,they can be remarkably productive.  If only they could bepersuaded to file more UK patent applications ...Katfriend, patent attorney and IP enthusiast Peter Arrowsmith (a…
  • Sep 21

    Litigating patents? It's conference time ...

    Litigating patents? It's conference time ...
    It's not actually true to say that Europe, having first been afflicted by a new, complex and idiosyncratic patent system, has now been smitten by a plague of patent conferences in its wake. However, there do seem to be a few of them…
  • Sep 20

    Copyright exceptions and user rights in Case C-117/13 Ulmer: a couple of observation

    Copyright exceptions and user rights in Case C-117/13 Ulmer: a couple of observation
    Should you have the right to digitise your cat's paws?Last week this blog reported on the latest addition to the copyright collection of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), this being the decision in Case…
Rank this Week: 117

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Sep 22

    Stone on sex discrimination and professional sport

    Stone on sex discrimination and professional sport
    The following is by my colleague (and past GuestPrawf) Kerri Stone, responding to my post on how professional sports teams and leagues respond to sex discrimination. The internet has most recently been ablaze with news of a lawsuit filed…
  • Sep 19

    Intellectual Property Infringement as Vandalism (Part 3)

    Intellectual Property Infringement as Vandalism (Part 3)
    This is the third installment of my post on my new co-authored piece Intellectual Property Infringement as Vandalism (the first part is here and the second here). The problems that have arisen in the discussion over whether intellectual…
  • Sep 18

    Who Is Justice Ginsburg Talking To?

    Who Is Justice Ginsburg Talking To?
    Justice Ginsburg recently offered some surprising public remarks on the pending same-sex marriage petitions currently before the Supreme Court. (H/t Dale Carpenter at VC.) In particular, Justice Ginsburg suggested that the Court should not…
Rank this Week: 64

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 22

    Lawyers, Learn to Code With This Free eBook

    Lawyers, Learn to Code With This Free eBook
    If you’ve been thinking about learning how to do some coding, or want to learn more about the software that powers the applications you use everyday, then you’ll be interested in this eBook by V. David Zvenyach: “Coding for…
  • Sep 22

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from sixty recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide…
  • Sep 22

    CPD and the Futures Report

    CPD and the Futures Report
    The CBA Futures Report was released last week. The final topic in this wide-ranging report was legal education: law school, pre-call training, and CPD. The entire report is interesting, but the legal education section is especially…
Rank this Week: 36

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Sep 22

    Employers: When Government Regulations Are Your Friend

    Employers: When Government Regulations Are Your Friend
    I hope the title got your attention. As a comp attorney for 39 years I learned of the hidden gems to be discovered in mining otherwise unreadable statutes. Best of all are the sections that are all but forgotten and all but little obeyed or…
  • Sep 19

    Give Your Workers Comp Claims A Check-Up

    Give Your Workers Comp Claims A Check-Up
    For the smart man or woman running a business, staying on top of your workers compensation claims is a critical component to success.   As all too many business owners have unfortunately discovered over time, letting your workers comp…
  • Sep 19

    OSHA Notes Final Rule in Serious Worker Injurie

    OSHA Notes Final Rule in Serious Worker Injurie
    Serious injuries in the workplace are undoubtedly going to happen, but that does not mean lessons can’t be learned from them.   The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently announced a…
Rank this Week: 301

The United States Agricultural…

The United States Agricultural & Food Law and Policy Blog

Covers agricultural law and policy news. By the American Agricultural Law Association.

http://www.agandfoodlaw.com/
  • Sep 22

    FDA Revised FSMA Produce Rule

    FDA Revised FSMA Produce Rule
    Posted September 22, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revised a food safety proposal affecting Oregon onion farmers, according to an Oregon Live article by Lynne Terry available here. Capital Press also published an article…
  • Sep 19

    WSDA Seeking to Enforce New Food Safety Law

    WSDA Seeking to Enforce New Food Safety Law
    Posted September 19, 2014 The Washington Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is trying to enforce a new federal food safety law, according to a Capital Press article by Don Jenkins available here. Kirk Robinson, WSDA assistant director, said the…
  • Sep 19

    Cargill Seeking Damages from Syngenta

    Cargill Seeking Damages from Syngenta
    Posted September 19, 2014 Cargill files a lawsuit against Syngenta Seeds seeking damages for China rejecting U.S. genetically modified (GMO) corn, according to a Reuters article by Tom Polansek available here. Farm Futures also published an…
Rank this Week: 985

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Sep 22

    Fighting for Captain Underpant

    Fighting for Captain Underpant
    "Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants." "Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman." "Captain Underpants and the Farty Fight for Free Speech." Okay fine, I made up the last one. The silly titles…
  • Sep 19

    A Mother Landed in Jail for Trying to Help Her Daughter. And She Might Not Be the Last.

    A Mother Landed in Jail for Trying to Help Her Daughter. And She Might Not Be the Last.
    Earlier this month, a judge sentenced a Pennsylvania mother to up to a year and a half in prison for helping her 16-year-old daughter end a pregnancy by purchasing abortion medication online. The single mother, who has a low-paying job,…
  • Sep 19

    Gay People Raising Kids: From Our Downfall To Our Salvation

    Gay People Raising Kids: From Our Downfall To Our Salvation
    It used to be that the idea of gay people raising kids spooked lots of people, who thought of us only as pedophiles, not as parents. In fact, we lost a long series of court cases about the freedom to marry based on judges saying that straight…
Rank this Week: 59

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    140 Law - Legal Healdines for Monday, September 22, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Healdines for Monday, September 22, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, September 22, 2014:Thanks Twitterland for helping us reach 2000 followers.  Stinging message from self-represented litigants to Canada’s judges Fight to…
  • Sep 19

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Friday, September 19, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Friday, September 19, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, September 19, 2014: Somebody in the Harper government needs to go back to law school - iPolitics.caKentucky longshot Senate candidate’s ‘With Jews We…
  • Sep 18

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Thursday, September 18, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Thursday, September 18, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, September 18, 2014:Legal observers worry future judicial appointments will be done in secretLawyers and Pricing Part 3  Woman’s virginity worth $5,000,…
Rank this Week: 83

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer…

New York Sexual Harassment Lawyer Blog

Covers New York age, employment, gender, genetic, pregnancy, racial and sexual orientation discrimination. By Schwartz & Perry LLP.

http://www.schwartzandperry.com/Blog.aspx
  • Sep 22

    Manager's Remarks Indicating Age Bias Critical to Age Discrimination Claim

    Manager's Remarks Indicating Age Bias Critical to Age Discrimination Claim
    A constant theme of this blog is that stray remarks made by an employer can be critical in proving a discrimination case. The remarks, though, need to be made close to the time of the discriminatory act. A Louisiana case decided last…
  • Sep 12

    Wall St. Firm Hit By Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

    Wall St. Firm Hit By Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
    A former employee of a Wall St. financial firm filed a lawsuit last month accusing the company's chief executive officer of sexual harassment and alleging that the firm created and tolerated a hostile work environment. Hanna Bouveng,…
  • Sep 11

    Fast Food Employee Cannot Sue Franchisor for Sexual Harassment

    Fast Food Employee Cannot Sue Franchisor for Sexual Harassment
    A huge number of workers are employed by franchises such as fast food restaurants or coffee shops. Are the franchisors, who are often based remotely from their retail locations, liable for incidents of sexual harassment that occur in…
Rank this Week: 935

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Sep 22

    Malpractice Dismissal Affirmed

    Malpractice Dismissal Affirmed
    The dismissal of a legal malpractice claim was affirmed by the New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department Plaintiff David Lichtenstein owns and manages real estate through his entities, plaintiffs The Lightstone Group, LLC…
  • Sep 22

    Northern Expansion Draws Southern Reprimand

    Northern Expansion Draws Southern Reprimand
    The Georgia Supreme Court has accepted a petition for voluntary discipline and reprimanded an attorney who had improperly solicited legal business from Rhode Island clients. The court The petition discloses that [the attorney] allowed a…
  • Sep 22

    Judge Permanently Disbarred For Vote Buying

    Judge Permanently Disbarred For Vote Buying
    A former judge who pleaded guilty to a RICO count after the Sixth Cicuit had reversed his jury trial conviction of five felony counts of vote buying conspiracy accepted permanent disbarment by the Kentucky Supreme Court. The court Ultimately,…
Rank this Week: 325

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 683

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    Alibaba Is Largest IPO in History - $25 Billion

    Alibaba Is Largest IPO in History - $25 Billion
    Alibaba issues additional shares to raise IPO total to $25 billion - report | ReutersThe underwriters of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's IPO have issued additional shares, according to the Wall Street Journal, bringing the IPO's size to about $25…
  • Sep 22

    SEC Charges IT Employee at Law Firm With Insider Trading Ahead of Merger Announcement

    SEC Charges IT Employee at Law Firm With Insider Trading Ahead of Merger Announcement
    The SEC charged an employee in an international law firm’s IT department with insider trading ahead of several mergers and acquisitions involving firm clients being advised on the deals.The SEC alleges that the employee, a senior…
  • Sep 20

    Townhall Meeting for Receivership Held in Palm Beach

    Townhall Meeting for Receivership Held in Palm Beach
    Jim Sallah of Sallah Astarita & Cox, LLC is the court appointed receiver of a number of entities who are accused of being part of a $70 million Ponzi scheme. At a town hall meeting Jim spoke to investors to explain the…
Rank this Week: 974

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Sep 22

    "The Good Wife" Returns in Overdrive

    "The Good Wife" Returns in Overdrive
    The Good Wife returned for a new season Sunday night. I really didn't care for last season but tuned in anyway, expecting to be bored. I'm glad I did. Someone must have slipped some steroids into the writers' morning Wheaties. [More...]…
  • Sep 21

    ISIS Declares War, Stirs the Lone Wolf Pot

    ISIS Declares War, Stirs the Lone Wolf Pot
    ISIS has just declared the equivalent of World War III. The announcement comes in the form of a long-awaited statement by ISIS official spokesman Shaykh Abū Muhammad al-‘Adnānī ash-Shāmī. Adnani calls on…
  • Sep 21

    Houthi Rebels Take Yemen Govt Offices, PM Resign

    Houthi Rebels Take Yemen Govt Offices, PM Resign
    It's a mess in Yemen. Houthi rebels (who are Shi'ite and a minority) have stormed government headquarters, ministries and TV stations in Sanaa. The Prime Minister of Yemen has resigned. Last night UN envoy Jamal Benomar had announced…
Rank this Week: 3

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    60 minutes visits the SDFLA and interview Wilfredo Ferrer

    60 minutes visits the SDFLA and interview Wilfredo Ferrer
    You can watch the clip here:
  • Sep 19

    Barry Bonds' conviction in trouble?

    Barry Bonds' conviction in trouble?
    That's what all of the court observers are saying after yesterday's en banc argument (watch here*).  Here's one example, by Pamela MacLean:The government may have struck out with the majority of an 11-judge panel of the…
  • Sep 18

    Should Judge Fuller resign?

    Should Judge Fuller resign?
    In addition to Judge Kopf's posts on the subject, there is growing noise that Fuller needs to step down -- this time from members of the Congress.  From the Montgomery Advertiser: Alabama's two U.S. senators on Wednesday called for U.S.…
Rank this Week: 124

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

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

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 368

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    What Do Professors Do All Day?

    What Do Professors Do All Day?
    Professors do a ton, from teaching to writing to volunteering. Perhaps you're curious what they write about but don't quite feel you have the time to commit to a 45-page law review article. That's what blogs are for. Many of our law…
  • Sep 19

    Ignoring Court Rules...Not Just for Less Experienced Attorneys!

    Ignoring Court Rules...Not Just for Less Experienced Attorneys!
    Judicial opinions addressing publicly and for all time the misdeeds of attorneys (i.e., a bench slap) are not uncommon. Whether its for poor legal writing or a brief riddled with inaccuracies that seem to amount to outright lies, judges hold…
  • Sep 17

    Celebrate Constitution Day

    Celebrate Constitution Day
    Although the Constitution has been around for more than 200 years, Constitution Day is a relatively new phenomenon.  As the Senate explains: "To encourage all Americans to learn more about the Constitution, Congress in 1956…
Rank this Week: 537

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Sep 22

    The State of State Competition for Incorporation

    The State of State Competition for Incorporation
    Editor's Note: Marcel Kahan is the George T. Lowy Professor of Law at the New York University School of Law. The competition by states for incorporations has long been the subject of extensive scholarship. Views of this competition differ…
  • Sep 22

    The Need for Improved Transparency

    The Need for Improved Transparency
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Darrell M. West, vice president and director of Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution, and based on a book authored by Mr. West, titled "Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper…
  • Sep 21

    SEC Enforcement Actions Over Stock Transaction Reporting Obligation

    SEC Enforcement Actions Over Stock Transaction Reporting Obligation
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Ronald O. Mueller, partner in the securities regulation and corporate governance practice area of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, and is based on a Gibson Dunn alert. On September 10,…
Rank this Week: 61

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 751

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent,…

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent, Copyright & Trademark Blog

Provides answers to questions about copyright, trademarks and patents.

http://dearrichblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    Can I Replicate Bar From TV Show?

    Can I Replicate Bar From TV Show?
    Dear Rich: My business partner and I are interested in starting a replica bar based on a location from a popular TV show (no, not Cheers). I can't find any evidence that the bar name in question is trademarked, though the name of the…
  • Sep 19

    Can I Use Stage Name to Credit Songwriting?

    Can I Use Stage Name to Credit Songwriting?
    the diabolical Biz Markie creditshis songwriting to Marcel HallDear Rich: I use an artist name with a last name that is not my legal last name and has no relation to my birth name. I have no interest in legally changing my last name, and all…
  • Sep 12

    Copyright in wedding ring design?

    Copyright in wedding ring design?
    My wife and I decided to have custom wedding ring made at a national level chain store jeweler three years ago. This past weekend we stopped at the jeweler and saw a custom ring book where my wife saw her ring in that book and she was not…
Rank this Week: 750

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Sep 22

    Where the money goes, the people will follow: Part 2, Breathing freely is a basic requirement

    Where the money goes, the people will follow: Part 2, Breathing freely is a basic requirement
    [Continued from Friday's Part 1.] By: David A. Smith Capital, whether economic of human, is a continuous referendum on government’s effectiveness – a referendum that government does not schedule but nevertheless must observe…
  • Sep 19

    Where the money goes, the people will follow: Part 1, 64% of China’s rich

    Where the money goes, the people will follow: Part 1, 64% of China’s rich
    By: David A. Smith Up until now, my posts puzzling out China’s affordable housing have focused on its urban challenges, and whether the Chinese can make new cities that people want to live in without destroying the formerly-rural middle…
  • Sep 18

    Poor poor pitiful door: Part 5, About a year

    Poor poor pitiful door: Part 5, About a year
    [Continued from yesterday's Part 4 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.] By: David A. Smith By now, after four parts on a GAIA (God Ain’t It Awful) story about the separation of entrances in a fantastically located mixed-income…
Rank this Week: 307

Workers' Compensation Watch

Workers' Compensation Watch

By Rehm, Bennet & Moore.

http://workerscompensationwatch.com/
  • Sep 22

    Grain Handling Safety Concerns Occur All Year

    Grain Handling Safety Concerns Occur All Year
    During the hustle and bustle of harvest beginning, some agricultural producers are in a hurry. Obviously there are a lot of different ways to focus a blog post during harvest time, but today I’d like to feature one that we wrote last…
  • Sep 18

    Happy #NTDAW: Thoughts for Truck Drivers, Consumer

    Happy #NTDAW: Thoughts for Truck Drivers, Consumer
    According to various industry sources, we’re in the middle of #NTDAW: National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. A quick search of this hashtag on Twitter nets quite a few random thoughts, including free lunches from various companies for…
  • Sep 15

    Increase in Wage Theft Claim

    Increase in Wage Theft Claim
    Today’s blog post was written by guest author Leonard Jernigan from The Jernigan Law Firm in North Carolina. Firm associate Brody Ockander also brought The New York Times story to my attention that Mr. Jernigan references. Here’s…
Rank this Week: 779

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Sep 22

    Enter the Sandman: USPTO Unhittable in Reciprocal Discipline Proceeding

    Enter the Sandman: USPTO Unhittable in Reciprocal Discipline Proceeding
    Mariano Rivera knows something about perfection. The New York Yankees now-retired pitcher is regarded by many experts as the greatest closer in the history of major league baseball. For those who are not aficionados of America’s…
  • Sep 22

    USPTO Considering Changes to PTAB Rule

    USPTO Considering Changes to PTAB Rule
    At the end of July, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) hosted a press conference to discuss ongoing progress with patent trials which have been or are being conducted under the terms of the America Invents Act (AIA). Scott Boalick,…
  • Sep 21

    How to Protect Your Patent from Post Grant Proceeding

    How to Protect Your Patent from Post Grant Proceeding
    Patent owners must modify their strategies during prosecution to make their patents and portfolios less susceptible to post grant challenges. This strategy must take into account the cost of filing a petition by a challenger. Patent owners…
Rank this Week: 469

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Sep 22

    Tennessee Made-Whole Doctrine

    Tennessee Made-Whole Doctrine
    The Belmont Law Review published an article I wrote about the made-whole doctrine in its inaugural issue.  Here is a description of the article.     This Article proposes the adoption of the “Modified…
  • Sep 19

    Defamation and Public Figures in Tennessee

    Defamation and Public Figures in Tennessee
    The recent opinion in Byrge v. Campfield, et al., No. E2013-01223-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Sept. 8, 2014) serves as a good reminder of Tennessee defamation law involving a public figure. In October 2008, Stacey Campfield, then a Republican…
  • Sep 17

    Tolling Agreements, The Savings Statute and Tennessee Law

    Tolling Agreements, The Savings Statute and Tennessee Law
    The Tennessee Court of Appeals recently issued an important decision regarding the interplay between the savings statute and tolling agreements. The facts of Circle C Const., LLC v. Hilson, M2013-02330-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. App. Jul. 29,…
Rank this Week: 152

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

Provides analysis, resources and commentary on developments in traditional labor law. By McKenna Long & Aldridge.

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
  • Sep 22

    SEIU Looking To Unionize U Of MN Faculty

    SEIU Looking To Unionize U Of MN Faculty
    While much of the labor world has been keeping its eyes on the Fight for Fifteen campaign, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and Adjunct Action have been working hard to unionize faculty members and employees at U.S.…
  • Sep 19

    CNN Appeals Board Reinstatement Order

    CNN Appeals Board Reinstatement Order
    Earlier this week, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that CNN must reinstate over 100 unionized workers who were laid off in a restructuring more than 10 years ago.  And CNN is also required to pay those workers for lost pay and…
  • Sep 18

    Senate HELP Committee Approves Block’s Board Nomination

    Senate HELP Committee Approves Block’s Board Nomination
    Yesterday, the Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee (HELP) approved the nomination of Sharon Block to the National Labor Relations Board.  Ms. Block is a former Board member whose recess appointment caused a great deal of…
Rank this Week: 713

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

The Florida Asset Protection Blog

Covers bankruptcy planning, creditor rights, fraudulent conveyances, homestead protections and offshore planning. By Jonathan Alper.

http://floridaassetprotection.blogs.com/alperlaw/
  • Sep 22

    An Advantage of Issuing LLC Ownership Certificate

    An Advantage of Issuing LLC Ownership Certificate
    Florida law does not require a limited liability company to issue physical ownership certificates to its members. Ownership of a Florida LLC may be established, and usually is stated, exclusively in the appropriate section of the LLC’s…
  • Sep 15

    Which States Recognize Tenants by Protection?

    Which States Recognize Tenants by Protection?
    One of my married clients this week had recently moved to Florida to seek protection from a large lawsuit. The client owned property jointly with his wife in several states including his previous domicile of Pennsylvania, a vacation home in…
  • Sep 9

    Sole Proprietorship Advantages For One-Owner Businesses and Profession

    Sole Proprietorship Advantages For One-Owner Businesses and Profession
    Most one person professional business- such as attorneys or physicians- operate as a legal entity (P.A. or L.C.) . The professional is an employee who receives from the business a combination of salary and profit distributions. This business…
Rank this Week: 314