Most Popular Blawgs Expanded View List View

Blogs 46 - 90 of 1000
Sort by Popularity | Sort by Name | Sorted by Last Post Date

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Feb 28

    DOJ closes FCPA investigation of drugmaker without filing charge

    DOJ closes FCPA investigation of drugmaker without filing charge
    And it only took 11 years [WSJ] Related: Loretta Lynch: never mind what DOJ’s criminal fraud chief wrote, says Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch, we’ll tighten screws further on FCPA [David Baumann] Tags: Foreign Corrupt…
  • Feb 26

    February 27 roundup

    February 27 roundup
    Yes: “Should the Legal Drinking Age Be Lowered?” [New York Times “Room for Debate”] “New police radars can ‘see’ inside homes” [Gannett] “‘Shopping cart’ patent beaten by…
  • Feb 26

    Update: suit claiming pancake credit falls flat

    Update: suit claiming pancake credit falls flat
    A judge tosses the suit against pancake makers by heirs of one of the women hired to portray Aunt Jemima to promote the brand [The Wrap, earlier] Tags: right of publicity, statutes of limitations Update: suit claiming pancake credit falls…
Rank this Week: 24

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Feb 28

    The 2d Circuit's Busy Week, Pt. 2

    The 2d Circuit's Busy Week, Pt. 2
    Having just reversed itself in the face of an en banc rehearing in Garcia v. John and Jane Does, the Second Circuit next addressed the case of Matthews v. City of New York. This interesting case concerns a NYPD officer's claims that his…
  • Feb 27

    The 2d Circuit's Busy Week, Pt. 1.

    The 2d Circuit's Busy Week, Pt. 1.
    The Second Circuit issued three opinions this week concerning various constitutional claims. If you want a detailed dissection of these issues you have come to the wrong place. If it's a superficial overview you want, with links to the…
  • Feb 24

    Ginning Up the Base

    Ginning Up the Base
    Courtesy of Huffington PostI have always loved the NY Post. Not because of it's great writing or enlightening reporting. And no, not for the gossip, although it's certainly salacious. Rather, I am a long-time fan of the paper's headlines.…
Rank this Week: 443

Juris Diversitas

Juris Diversitas

An international, interdisciplinary community for the study of legal and normative mixtures and movements.

http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 28

    CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Trade law and development winter 2015

    CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Trade law and development winter 2015
    The Board of Editors of Trade, Law and Development [TL&D] is pleased to invite original, unpublished manuscripts for publication in the Winter ‘15 Issue of the Journal (Vol. 7, No. 2). The manuscripts may be in the form of Articles,…
  • Feb 27

    Dictionary of the Civil Code

    Dictionary of the Civil Code
  • Feb 27

    CALL FOR PAPERS: ENHR Conference (Lisboa 2015)

    CALL FOR PAPERS: ENHR Conference (Lisboa 2015)
    The Housing Law Research Network and the Housing Law Working Group, European Network of Housing Research (ENHR) invite submissions on any field of housing law broadly conceived (including housing rights, nuisance, neighbour law, tenure,…
Rank this Week: 489

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

Maine Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.maineinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 28

    Maine State Police Seek to Reduce Speed-Related Accidents in Winter

    Maine State Police Seek to Reduce Speed-Related Accidents in Winter
    When it comes to inclement winter weather, Maine is no stranger. But when accidents result, it’s not typically the weather that is blamed. Rather, it’s the driver reaction to the weather. Most typically, operators of motor…
  • Feb 22

    Maine Snowmobile Injuries Mount; Feds Issue New Rule at National Park

    Maine Snowmobile Injuries Mount; Feds Issue New Rule at National Park
    A series of recent Maine snowmobile accidents serve as a reminder of how dangerous the motorized vehicles can be – a point well taken by the U.S. Forest Service, which recently issued new policy mandating park managers limit where…
  • Feb 10

    Sullwold v. Salvation Army – Worker’s Death at Home Compensable

    Sullwold v. Salvation Army – Worker’s Death at Home Compensable
    As a growing number of companies rely heavily on technology to conduct their business, more and more are allowing workers to telecommute from home (or the local coffee shop or wherever else outside the office they can be productive). The…
Rank this Week: 826

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/
  • Feb 28

    Five Ways to Prove Fault After a Major Accident

    Five Ways to Prove Fault After a Major Accident
    Personal injury lawyers and insurance companies wrestle with fault issues whenever there’s a major accident. According to Kenneth Cristall Law Corporation, if you want to hire a personal injury lawyer for an accident, you’ll need…
  • Feb 27

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    Do you need any more proof than this video of “Oil Field Dodge” to know they don’t build cars now like they used to?
  • Feb 26

    Five Signs Your Workplace Injury Was Due to Employer Negligence

    Five Signs Your Workplace Injury Was Due to Employer Negligence
    It is often difficult to tell who is at fault for a workplace injury. Employers will often try to save money by blaming the injury on the person who was harmed. However, there are five key signs that your workplace injury was due to your…
Rank this Week: 945

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/
  • Feb 28

    Actos Bladder Cancer Cases Heading to Settlement

    Actos Bladder Cancer Cases Heading to Settlement
    There is a big push underway to try and resolve all of the Actos bladder cancer lawsuits. The U.S. District Judge presiding over all federal Actos bladder cancer lawsuits will require the parties to discuss settlements in advance of a…
  • Feb 27

    Actos Bladder Cancer Claims Continue

    Actos Bladder Cancer Claims Continue
    Recently earlier this month, seventeen plaintiffs filed an Actos bladder cancer lawsuit against manufacturer Takeda Pharmaceuticals, blaming that the use of the type 2 diabetes treatment led to the diagnosis of bladder cancer. Four of the…
  • Feb 25

    Zofran Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, Heart Birth Defect

    Zofran Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, Heart Birth Defect
    Zofran, is an anti-nausea medication that is commonly prescribed for morning sickness. However, recent medical studies have found pregnancy side effects that may increase the risk of severe and debilitating birth defects in children.…
Rank this Week: 333

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
Rank this Week: 447

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 28

    Injury Crash on Yellowstone Ave. and Oak St. in Pocatello

    Injury Crash on Yellowstone Ave. and Oak St. in Pocatello
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Feb 25

    Two-Vehicle Crash in Meridian Injures One

    Two-Vehicle Crash in Meridian Injures One
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Feb 22

    2 vehicle fatality crash in Nampa

    2 vehicle fatality crash in Nampa
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 238

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Feb 28

    Legal Journalism Class at Valparaiso University

    Legal Journalism Class at Valparaiso University
    Professor Faisal Kutty of Valparaiso University School of Law is featured in a new story by Reporter Jack Silverstein. The article, Writing Persuasively: Valparaiso Law Professor Teaches Students How to Use News Media to Bolster Their…
  • Feb 27

    Survey about business coures also streses the importance of legal writing

    Survey about business coures also streses the importance of legal writing
    A recent Journal of Legal Education article points again to the importance of legal writing courses. What Courses Should Law Students Take? Lessons from Harvard’s BigLaw Survey reports the results of a survey that focused primarily on…
  • Feb 26

    Plagiarism and students as consumer

    Plagiarism and students as consumer
    The latest issue of the Journal of Legal Education contains a provocative article about plagiarism. Law Student Plagiarism: Contemporary challenges and Responses, 64 J. Legal Educ. 416 (Feb. 2015). Professor Robin Hansen (pictured at right)…
Rank this Week: 317

New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

Covers pain and suffering verdicts and settlements. By John M. Hochfelder.

http://www.newyorkinjurycasesblog.com/
  • Feb 28

    Ankle Injury Verdict Upheld on Appeal

    Ankle Injury Verdict Upheld on Appeal
    On May 25, 2003 at about 7 p.m., Miguel Bonano, then 19 years old, was driving a motorized dirt bike on Bryant Avenue near 167th Street in the Bronx when he crashed into the back of a parked car and sustained ankle fractures that required…
  • Feb 12

    Knee Injury Damages Verdict Substantially Increased on Appeal

    Knee Injury Damages Verdict Substantially Increased on Appeal
    On October 6, 2009, Marcia Saft was walking home after dinner with her husband at a local restaurant in Manhattan. She tripped and fell on the sidewalk in front of 229 East 81st Street where Con Edison had placed temporary electric cable…
  • Feb 4

    Wrist and Spinal Injuries from Trip and Fall Accident Result in Large Pain and Suffering Damages Award

    Wrist and Spinal Injuries from Trip and Fall Accident Result in Large Pain and Suffering Damages Award
    On October 30, 2009, at about 8 a.m., Anyolina Mata was crossing the Grand Concourse near her apartment in the Bronx when her foot became caught on a one inch high lip that surrounded a subway ventilation grate embedded in a concrete…
Rank this Week: 848

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 126

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Feb 28

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Untrodden Ground" by Bruff

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Untrodden Ground" by Bruff
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution by Harold H. Bruff. Here is a description: When Thomas Jefferson struck a deal for the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, he knew he was adding a new…
  • Feb 28

    Download of the Week: "The Right to Vote: Is the Amendment Game Worth the Candle?" by Gerken

    Download of the Week: "The Right to Vote: Is the Amendment Game Worth the Candle?" by Gerken
    The Download of the Week is The Right to Vote: Is the Amendment Game Worth the Candle? by Heather Gerken. Here is the abstract: Is it possible to be in favor of a constitutional vote and against amending the Constitution...
  • Feb 27

    Guiora on Domestic Terrorism

    Guiora on Domestic Terrorism
    Amos N. Guiora (University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law) has posted Boston to Where: The Challenges Posed by Local-Global Terrorism (In The Ashgate Research Companion to Military Ethics, (James Turner Johnson, Rutgers University, USA…
Rank this Week: 12

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 28

    Forbes on the economics of biofuel from algae

    Forbes on the economics of biofuel from algae
    Forbes mentions AlgaePARC:--So instead, Wijffels is attempting to use algae to promote clumping. He has added flocculating strains of algae, such as Ankistrodesmus falcatus, to a reactor containing the oil-producing strain Chlorella vulgaris,…
  • Feb 27

    EFF brief on Commil case

    EFF brief on Commil case
    EFF submitted a brief in the Commil case:--In our brief, we argue that inducement requires intent to infringe and if you think you’re not infringing (because either the patent is invalid or because you don’t think the acts you…
  • Feb 27

    Ericsson goes after Apple in ED Texas and at ITC

    Ericsson goes after Apple in ED Texas and at ITC
    PCWorld notes --The Swedish telecommunications equipment vendor filed nine lawsuits against Apple on Thursday, seven in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas and two in the U.S. International Trade Commission, alleging…
Rank this Week: 31

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 217

Think Outside the Cage

Think Outside the Cage

Covers criminal law. By the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition.

http://thinkoutsidethecage2.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 28

    CCJRC Weekly Legislative Update

    CCJRC Weekly Legislative Update
    CCJRC http://www.ccjrc.org/pdf/Weekly%20Newsletter%20Update%20223docx.pdf
  • Feb 28

    How Portugal Brilliantly Ended the War on Drug

    How Portugal Brilliantly Ended the War on Drug
    ATTN: In the 1990s, Portugal was faced with a drug epidemic. General drug use wasn’t any worse than neighboring countries, but rates of problematic drug use were off the charts. A 2001 survey found that 0.7 percent of its population had…
  • Feb 27

    Sign up for Action Alert

    Sign up for Action Alert
    www.ccjrc.org
Rank this Week: 575

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Feb 28

    Legomsky Testifies Before the Judiciary Committee

    Legomsky Testifies Before the Judiciary Committee
    Professor Steve Legomsky testifies before the House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary on the lawfulness of the President's executive actions on immigration. Here is his written testimony. Professors Josh Blackman and Elizabeth…
  • Feb 28

    Congress Extends DHS Funding for a Week Until March 6

    Congress Extends DHS Funding for a Week Until March 6
    Playing a dangerous game of brinksmanship, Congress as the midnight deadline approached finally acted to delay the closing of the Department of Homeland Security. As CNN reports, the House approved a one-week extension of funding for the…
  • Feb 28

    Central America: Information on Migration of Unaccompanied Children from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Hondura

    Central America: Information on Migration of Unaccompanied Children from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Hondura
    A February 2015 U.S. Government Accountability Office report ("Central America: Information on Migration of Unaccompanied Children from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras") looks at recent flows of migration from Central America…
Rank this Week: 39

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Feb 28

    Tsarnaev Trial to Stay in Boston

    Tsarnaev Trial to Stay in Boston
    The First Circuit Court of Appeals has denied Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's request to order his trial moved from Boston due to the inability to seat a fair and impartial jury. The vote was 2 to 1: In a dissenting opinion, Circuit Judge Juan…
  • Feb 27

    Pres. Widodo Rejects Clemency, Locals Burn Thief Alive

    Pres. Widodo Rejects Clemency, Locals Burn Thief Alive
    Indonesia President Joko Widodo has rejected Austrialian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's plea for mercy for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, which was made by telephone call earlier in the week. In an interview with daily business…
  • Feb 27

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    Time for a new open thread. All topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 2

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 66

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Food Poisoning Law Blog

Covers food safety issues. By Pritzker Olsen.

http://foodpoisoning.pritzkerlaw.com/
  • Feb 28

    Minnesota Listeria Lawyer Sues Firm Responsible for Caramel Apple Outbreak

    Minnesota Listeria Lawyer Sues Firm Responsible for Caramel Apple Outbreak
    Minnesota's response to a caramel apple Listeria outbreak that killed two state residents included early public alerts identifying the caramel apple brands that may have contributed to the spread of disease. No other state in the 12-state…
  • Feb 17

    Listeria Deaths Distinguished Frescolina Cheese Poisoning Outbreak of 2012

    Listeria Deaths Distinguished Frescolina Cheese Poisoning Outbreak of 2012
     Two Listeria deaths and 18 hospitalizations marked the 2012 Frescolina Marte Ricotta Salata Cheese outbreak that lasted from March until October, when Listeria cheese recalls and an import ban brought it to a halt. As the CDC reported…
  • Feb 7

    New Mexico Caramel Apple Listeria Lawsuit Protects Mother and Her Baby Boy

    New Mexico Caramel Apple Listeria Lawsuit Protects Mother and Her Baby Boy
     A New Mexico Listeria lawsuit filed on behalf of a mother and her baby boy has placed the issue of adulterated caramel apples in U.S. District Court, a jurisdiction chosen by veteran food safety lawyer Fred Pritzker and his Bad Bug Law…
Rank this Week: 318

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

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

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 28

    Kingsford Charcoal Should Use Images of Current Athlete

    Kingsford Charcoal Should Use Images of Current Athlete
    The media is all over Kingsford Charcoal's decision to use Ed O'Bannon's image on its product and pay him for it.  If Kingsford, or any other company, is interested in drawing even more publicity to their product, they should use…
  • Feb 27

    Legal aftermath of Adrian Peterson decision

    Legal aftermath of Adrian Peterson decision
    In a new Sports Illustrated article, I write about the legal consequences to U.S. District Judge David Doty vacating an aberration award in favor of the NFL's suspension of Adrian Peterson and the NFL swiftly petitioning the U.S. Court of…
  • Feb 27

    Update on Aaron Hernandez trial for Murder

    Update on Aaron Hernandez trial for Murder
    It's been another busy week in the trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez for the murder of Odin Lloyd. I have legal analyses of each day of the trial for Sports Illustrated, including these recent pieces:Thursday Feb.…
Rank this Week: 408

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
  • Feb 28

    Considerations on the Use of Electronic Board Portal

    Considerations on the Use of Electronic Board Portal
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, and is based on a Sullivan & Cromwell publication. Board portals and other mechanisms for the electronic dissemination of information to directors of public…
  • Feb 27

    The Difficulties of Reconciling Citizens United with Corporate Law History

    The Difficulties of Reconciling Citizens United with Corporate Law History
    Editor's Note: The following post is based on a recent article earlier issued as a working paper of the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance, by Leo Strine, Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court and a Senior Fellow of the…
  • Feb 26

    2015 Benchmark US Proxy Voting Policies FAQ

    2015 Benchmark US Proxy Voting Policies FAQ
    Editor's Note: Carol Bowie is Head of Americas Research at Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS). The following post relates to ISS’ 2015 Benchmark Proxy Voting Policies. ISS is providing answers to frequently asked questions…
Rank this Week: 70

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/
  • Feb 28

    Yamamoto et al on Jeju

    Yamamoto et al on Jeju
    Eric Yamamoto, Miyoko Pettit, and Sara Lee have posted on ssrn an extensive paper on the Jeju massacre, in which perhaps as many as 30,000 South Korean citizens were killed. Their paper is called "Unfinished Business: A Joint South…
  • Feb 28

    In Memoriam: John Murray

    In Memoriam: John Murray
    I let this one fall off my radar. John Murray, a former dean of both Pittsburgh Law and Villanova Law, and President of Duquesne, passed away February 11. He was 82. Murray joined the Duquesne Law faculty in 1959.
  • Feb 27

    In Memoriam: Monroe Freedman

    In Memoriam: Monroe Freedman
    The noted legal ethicist, Monroe Freedman, passed away on Wednesday. He was 86. For the last 42 years, he had been a member of the Hofstra Law faculty and he served as the school's second dean. Among criminal defense attorneys,...
Rank this Week: 61

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Feb 28

    Service, With A Smile

    Service, With A Smile
    A prelude to all those beloved lawsuits for brutality against police officers is the service of process.  As Douglas Dedinger learned, it’s not without its ironic risks. In order to help out his family and earn a quick $50,…
  • Feb 28

    Exhaustion in the First Degree

    Exhaustion in the First Degree
    Among academics who tend to toe the social justice warrior line, Denver lawprof Nancy Leong tends to be one of the more reasonable, more thoughtful ones.  It’s not that she doesn’t have her perspective, but she’s open…
  • Feb 27

    The Right To Go Red

    The Right To Go Red
    The scenario played out like a bad SNL skit, with an unidentified officer telling her fellow St Louis officers to stop punching, kicking and tasing Cortez Bufford for a moment. “Hold up, everybody hold up, we are red right now, so if…
Rank this Week: 55

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers life insurance, disability insurance, and claims denial. By Mark S. Humphreys, P.C.

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 28

    Proof Of Loss - Must Be Timely Submitted

    Proof Of Loss - Must Be Timely Submitted
    Mansfield insurance lawyers will tell their clients that a proof of loss must be submitted in a timely manner for losses. A 2015, US Southern District, Galveston Division opinion re-interates this point. The style of the case is, Fennelly…
  • Feb 26

    Suing Insurance Agent

    Suing Insurance Agent
    Insurance lawyers in the Dallas and Fort Worth area will tell you that being in a position to be able to sue an insurance agent who has committed acts costing their clients money are sometimes easy targets. Not only are...
  • Feb 24

    Taking Responsibility For Getting Insurance

    Taking Responsibility For Getting Insurance
    Texas insurance lawyers will sometimes find themselves in a situation where there was no insurance on a piece of property. When this happens, the next question is why isn't there insurance. Then, who is responsible for getting the coverage.…
Rank this Week: 679

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

By The Law Offices of Mark A. Kaire, P.A.

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 28

    Sleep-The New Risk Factor In Predicting Stroke

    Sleep-The New Risk Factor In Predicting Stroke
    Strokes are a silent killer. If caught in time(within 3 hours of onset) the effects of a stroke can be minimized.  However, if left untreated, strokes can cause life altering damages or fatality. Thus, the key is recognizing…
  • Feb 16

    Scott Recalls Bike Helmet

    Scott Recalls Bike Helmet
    I have written extensively about the dangers of bike riding in South Florida- As a brief aside there was another hit and run fatality this morning – Thus, a good bike helmet is not a luxury, but rather a necessity. A helmet must…
  • Feb 16

    Bad Drivers And Narrow Lanes on I-95

    Bad Drivers And Narrow Lanes on I-95
    I still remember the first week the I-95 express lanes opened.  People were confused and there were accidents galore.   We were assured that the express lanes would ease traffic congestion once motorist became familiar with the…
Rank this Week: 884

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 28

    DPS border 'surge' failed to reduce drug supplies, which increased

    DPS border 'surge' failed to reduce drug supplies, which increased
    Let's bottom line the effectiveness of Texas' border security measures. DPS and the National Guard aren't immigration enforcers and they score no "apprehensions" following the overwhelming number of documented "detections" of illegal border…
  • Feb 27

    DPS: Surge will take four years to staff, apprehension rate abysmal on border crossing

    DPS: Surge will take four years to staff, apprehension rate abysmal on border crossing
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has suggested hiring and sending 500 additional state troopers to the border. But, Col. Steve McCraw of the Department of Public Safety told the House Committee on Emerging Law Enforcement Issues yesterday that it would…
  • Feb 27

    Lies, damn lies and drug war statistics: DPS edition

    Lies, damn lies and drug war statistics: DPS edition
    The Austin American Statesman reported (Feb. 26) that the Texas Department of Public Safety inflated prices of seized drugs ten-fold just before issuing a pivotal report on its border "surge" to legislators. Reported  Kiah Collier and…
Rank this Week: 79

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 28

    I've been saying this for years. You want…

    I've been saying this for years. You want tort reform? Devise a more equitable social welfare system. You want medical malpractice reform? Socialize it. Easy-peasy. I suppose another alternative is just to throw accident victims out on the…
  • Feb 27

    You know what would be nice? I'd like it…

    You know what would be nice? I'd like it if the US changed its currency to honor persons other than Presidents. Of course, not all of our dough has Presidents on it-- Benjamin Franklin's there, and I'd keep him, so not every rap song would…
  • Feb 26

    Haruki Murakami is a Red Sox fan? This is…

    Haruki Murakami is a Red Sox fan? This is disappointing.
Rank this Week: 253

Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

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

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 118

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Feb 28

    Midtown with Monroe (Guest Post by James Sample)

    Midtown with Monroe (Guest Post by James Sample)
    Editor's Note: Thursday brought the sad news that Professor and former Dean of Hofstra Law School Monroe Freedman died. Freedman was widely regarded as the father of legal ethics as a legal academic discipline. Here is a personal remembrance…
  • Feb 27

    Fish, Health Insurance, and Overcriminalization: A Comment on Yates v. United State

    Fish, Health Insurance, and Overcriminalization: A Comment on Yates v. United State
    by Michael DorfWednesday's SCOTUS decision in Yates v. United States  is interesting for what it may say about King v. Burwell--the challenge to the subsidies on federal exchanges to be argued next week--but also, as I'll explain…
  • Feb 26

    The Insecurity of the Orthodox Economist

    The Insecurity of the Orthodox Economist
    -- Posted by Neil H. BuchananMy new Verdict column, "Education Is Everything, but It’s Not the Only Thing," was published today.  In it, I discuss the different ways in which education matters to economic outcomes, and the…
Rank this Week: 388

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Feb 28

    Interpreting Stock Reactions To Reverse-Payment Settlement

    Interpreting Stock Reactions To Reverse-Payment Settlement
    Laarni Bulan, Zoya Marriott and Maria Salgado, Cornerstone Research are Interpreting Stock Reactions To Reverse-Payment Settlements.
  • Feb 27

    Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage

    Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage
    Koichiro Ito, Stanford University and Mar Reguant, Stanford University - Knight Management Center theorize about Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage. ABSTRACT: We develop a theoretical framework to characterize strategic behavior…
  • Feb 27

    UF Law Students Take Second Place in Antitrust Moot Court

    UF Law Students Take Second Place in Antitrust Moot Court
    This past Saturday at the DC Courthouse at the Global Antitrust Moot, an invitational competition hosted by George Mason University on Feb. 21, the UF Law team of Bradley Crocker (3L), Areesha Muzaffar (3L) and Kevin Paule (2L) placed…
Rank this Week: 14

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Feb 28

    Low Vision Awareness Month

    Low Vision Awareness Month
    Here’s eye-opening news: Currently, 4.2 million Americans ages 40 and older are visually impaired. Of these, 3 million have low vision. By 2030, when the last baby boomers turn 65, the number of Americans who have visual impairments is…
  • Feb 27

    Surgical Error

    Surgical Error
    The Wall Street Journal had an interesting article about surgical errors in hospitals.  Surgery can be risky by its very nature, and the possibility of error or negligence makes it even more so. According to an analysis last year in the…
  • Feb 26

    Illinois Legislation to Allow Video Surveillance

    Illinois Legislation to Allow Video Surveillance
    ABC Chicago reported that Illinois may become the next state to allow video security of nursing home residents.  The ABC7 I-Team reported last spring that cameras are legal in four states.  Ten months after an ABC7 I-Team…
Rank this Week: 99

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/
  • Feb 28

    A Collection of Silly Business New

    A Collection of Silly Business New
    This seems to have been a great week for business stories with a touch of the absurd. First up, we have Footnoted.org's fantastic catch in Goldman's 10-K. Apparently, Goldman now has a new risk factor: [O]ur businesses ultimately rely on...
  • Feb 27

    Teaching Grit

    Teaching Grit
    I've enjoyed getting to know a bit about University of Pennsylvania Psychology Professor Angela Duckworth's work on "grit." Duckworth and her co-authors call grit "perseverance and passion for long-term goals," and they…
  • Feb 26

    Markets and Boycotts Part 2

    Markets and Boycotts Part 2
    Last week, I posted about Walmart’s ballyhooed wage hike and asked whether boycotts and activism actually work. Apparently, the President was so impressed that he called the company’s CEO to thank him. Some Walmart workers, however,…
Rank this Week: 276

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 407

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

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

    Second Circuit Allows Police Officer's First Amendment Claim

    Second Circuit Allows Police Officer's First Amendment Claim
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its opinion in Matthews v. City of New York, the Second Circuit upheld the First Amendment rights of a police officer in a unanimous panel opinion, authored...
  • Feb 25

    Second Circuit: Community College Not Entitled to Eleventh Amendment Sovereign Immunity

    Second Circuit: Community College Not Entitled to Eleventh Amendment Sovereign Immunity
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law Does a community college stand in the shoes of the state for the purposes of Eleventh Amendment immunity from suit? In its opinion in Leitner v. Westchester…
  • Feb 24

    Morrison on Arizona Redistricting

    Morrison on Arizona Redistricting
    Prof. Alan Morrison (GWU) offers his take on Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission in this ACS Issue Brief. The case, scheduled for argument on March 2, tests whether Arizona's independent redistricting…
Rank this Week: 231

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
  • Feb 28

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2015-02-27

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2015-02-27
    U.S. bans Internet providers from blocking or slowing web traffic in landmark net neutrality ruling http://t.co/VBR6CkJo4a -> Loser pays? This might be buyer or seller when it comes to artists' resale royalties says CJEU…
  • Feb 27

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2015-02-26

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2015-02-26
    Nude photo ban by Reddit, Google won't delete damage http://t.co/pWWyDKSjOt -> Graffiti Artists Fight Copying by Fashion Brands http://t.co/1hUmV6S0uj -> The Court of Appeal of Milan rules on Yahoo's liability with respect to copyright…
  • Feb 26

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2015-02-25

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2015-02-25
    Reddit, Google crack down on posting nude pics http://t.co/0c9FwVdrts -> Federal judge SLAPPs down Pandora's First Amendment defense http://t.co/1Q53PZwKiA -> Access Copyright Embarking on Transformation and Renewal – Access…
Rank this Week: 992

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Feb 28

    Getting Coverage for your Art: Stolen or Burned Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    Getting Coverage for your Art: Stolen or Burned Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture
    On both sides of my family, I have relatives I consider amazing artists. Both sell or sold their paintings and both have pieces on display in galleries. I have one fond memory from a young age going to see my great aunt, Majel Carter’s…
  • Feb 27

    United Policyholders Sues FEMA Over Withheld Sandy Claims Document

    United Policyholders Sues FEMA Over Withheld Sandy Claims Document
    Transparency is what FEMA officials publicly proclaim they desire regarding its Superstorm Sandy claims processes. They need to do a better job of getting that message out to their attorneys as evidenced in the post, WYO's Want Release From…
  • Feb 27

    The Rest of the Story Following Allegations of and The Arrest For Insurance Fraud

    The Rest of the Story Following Allegations of and The Arrest For Insurance Fraud
    The insurance industry loves to publicize when people get arrested for insurance fraud. I would suggest they and our public officials wait until those committing insurance fraud are convicted or proven guilty. Last year, I made the following…
Rank this Week: 478

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Feb 28

    Bad week for water pipes, good week for Baltimore’s image

    Bad week for water pipes, good week for Baltimore’s image
    It has not been a good week for Baltimore’s water pipes. Or the residents who rely on them. Or the utility companies that work around them. Or the city officials tasked with fixing them. But chin up, Charm City inhabitants! There is a…
  • Feb 27

    Cosby’s lawyers ask judge to toss defamation suit by accuser

    Cosby’s lawyers ask judge to toss defamation suit by accuser
    Bill Cosby's lawyers asked a federal judge on Friday to throw out a defamation lawsuit filed by three women accusing the comedian of decades-old sexual offenses.
  • Feb 27

    Md. court affirms dismissal of lead-paint lawsuit

    Md. court affirms dismissal of lead-paint lawsuit
    The opinion affirmed a jury verdict last year dismissing a lawsuit against the Kennedy Krieger Institute filed by the family of Tyron N. White.
Rank this Week: 181

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
Rank this Week: 596

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: 271

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 28

    Constitutionality of the Amended Definition of “Non-Performing Asset” Upheld

    Constitutionality of the Amended Definition of “Non-Performing Asset” Upheld
    [The following post is contributed by Prachi Narayan of Vinod Kothari & Company. She can be contacted at prachi@vinodkothari.com.]The Supreme Court in its judgment dated January 28, 2015 in Keshavlal Khemchand & Sons Pvt Ltd & Ors…
  • Feb 28

    Budget 2015: Some Preliminary Thought

    Budget 2015: Some Preliminary Thought
    The Finance Minister today announced India’s Budget 2015-2016. The Budget documents, including his speech are available here.It is significant that this Budget comes during a period of upturn in the economy after a few preceding years…
  • Feb 23

    RBI’s New Diktat: Lending to a Subsidiary

    RBI’s New Diktat: Lending to a Subsidiary
    [The following post is contributed by Nivedita Shankar, who is a Senior Associate at Vinod Kothari & Company. She can be contacted at nivedita@vinodkothari.com]The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on January 7, 2015[1] has modified the Master…
Rank this Week: 352

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Feb 28

    The U.S. Continues its National Emergency With Respect to Cuba

    The U.S. Continues its National Emergency With Respect to Cuba
    The Executive Office of the President of the United States announced the continuation of the national emergency with respect to Cuba. FR11075 Hat tip to the ABA Governmental Affairs Office. (mew)
  • Feb 28

    Trans-Pacfic Partnership

    Trans-Pacfic Partnership
    The Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the U.S. House of Repesentatives Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on expanding trade opportunities under the Trans-Pacific Partnership on March 4, 2015 at 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in Room…
  • Feb 28

    U.S.-Ukraine Relation

    U.S.-Ukraine Relation
    The Foreign Affairs Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives will hold a hearing on relations between the U.S. and Ukraine on March 4, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 2172 of the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington D.C....
Rank this Week: 440

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Feb 28

    Net Neutrality For Dummie

    Net Neutrality For Dummie
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Feb 27

    Is This The Real FutureLawyer?

    Is This The Real FutureLawyer?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Feb 27

    How Is The Color Of A Dress Like The Practice Of Law?

    How Is The Color Of A Dress Like The Practice Of Law?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 283

El Blog de Derecho Publico de…

El Blog de Derecho Publico de Sevach

Covers public law and legislation. By Professor J.R. Chaves.

http://contencioso.es/
  • Feb 28

    Entierro de las tasas judiciales para las personas física

    Entierro de las tasas judiciales para las personas física
     Como Santo Tomás, hasta que no lo he visto en el BOE  no he podido creerme la supresión de las tasas judiciales para las personas físicas. Se trata del Real Decreto-ley 1/2015, de 27 de febrero, de mecanismo de…
  • Feb 27

    Jueces sustitutos y jueces de carrera : iguales pero diferentes, Supremo dixit

    Jueces sustitutos y jueces de carrera : iguales pero diferentes, Supremo dixit
       En España la figura del juez sustituto ha prestado un valiosísimo a la Justicia pues permitió en las últimas décadas suplir la cobertura rápida y temporal de vacantes de mayor o menor…
  • Feb 26

    Evaluación del desempeño de los funcionarios: milonga y necesidad

    Evaluación del desempeño de los funcionarios: milonga y necesidad
    Si hay una cantinela que se agita por cada reforma del estatuto de los funcionarios desde que se implantó la democracia, tanto en el ámbito estatal como autonómico o local es aquello de “que cobren mas quienes mas…
Rank this Week: 890

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 28

    Study Urges Greater Financial Disclosure by Nonprofit Integrated Health System

    Study Urges Greater Financial Disclosure by Nonprofit Integrated Health System
    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Based on publicly available information, there is scant evidence to back up claims by large, nonprofit integrated health systems that they deliver higher quality care more efficiently, according to a new study released…
  • Feb 28

    Lawyer at Top of Huge Fraud Pleads Guilty

    Lawyer at Top of Huge Fraud Pleads Guilty
    A Long Island lawyer who led a huge scheme to defraud the Social Security Administration pleaded guilty on Friday, receiving a reduced sentence in return for promising to help federal investigators find other people cheating the disability…
  • Feb 28

    Fancy Flourishes At Hospitals Don’t Impress Patients, Study Find

    Fancy Flourishes At Hospitals Don’t Impress Patients, Study Find
    Today's post was shared by Kaiser Health News and comes from kaiserhealthnews.org The sleek hospital tower that Johns Hopkins Medicine built in 2012 has the frills of a luxury hotel, including a meditation garden, 500 works of art, free…
Rank this Week: 455

Secondary Insurance Market Blog

Secondary Insurance Market Blog

Provides news and commentary on the legal developments in the secondary insurance market, with an emphasis on the secondary market's impact upon the insurance industry. By Katherine Scanlon and Peter Vodola.

http://secondaryinsurancemarketblog.com/recent-posts/
Rank this Week: 851