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Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers brain and other catastrophic injuries . By Leesfield Scolaro.

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blawg.com/
  • Aug 18

    Negligent Security on the Rise in the Era of ‘Online Hospitality Services’

    Negligent Security on the Rise in the Era of ‘Online Hospitality Services’
    Hotel, travel and tourism injuries rapidly increase with inadequate security and safety neglect on premises. Once again, Airbnb has been sued by a guest claiming another host at the property assaulted her. Of course, Airbnb and Vrbo do not do…
  • Jul 19

    Ira Leesfield Reappointed to Serve on the Federal Judicial Nominating Committee for Florida

    Ira Leesfield Reappointed to Serve on the Federal Judicial Nominating Committee for Florida
    Ira Leesfield, founder and managing partner of Leesfield Scolaro, P.A., was recently reappointed by Florida Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio to serve on the Federal Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) representing the Southern District…
  • May 16

    Boat Tour Safety Regulations in Focus following latest Airboat Tragedy

    Boat Tour Safety Regulations in Focus following latest Airboat Tragedy
    Boating season is upon us, kicked off during Memorial Day weekend only days away.  During the last weekend of Spring, South Florida will once again become the boating capital of the world for many weeks to come, and each year around this…
Rank this Week: 816

Bad Faith Blog

Bad Faith Blog

Focused on claims of bad faith and extra contractual damages. By Sandberg, Phoenix & Von Gontard P.C.

http://www.badfaithblog.net/
  • Aug 18

    Michigan Supreme Court: UTPA Penalty Interest Proper for Untimely UIM Benefit Payment

    Michigan Supreme Court: UTPA Penalty Interest Proper for Untimely UIM Benefit Payment
    Summary: Insured injured in a car accident claimed underinsured motorist (UIM) benefits because the adverse driver was insufficiently insured. The insured asked the court to assess penalty interest under the Uniform Trade Practices Act (UTPA)…
  • Aug 7

    Iowa Supreme Court Ruling Provides Partial Relief to Comp Carrier

    Iowa Supreme Court Ruling Provides Partial Relief to Comp Carrier
    Summary: Toby Thornton filed a lawsuit against his employer’s insurer, American Interstate Insurance, alleging common law bad faith for denying his claim for permanent and total disability (PTD) and his request for partial commutation…
  • Jul 31

    Homeowner’s Beware: Read Your Insurance Contract or Lose

    Homeowner’s Beware: Read Your Insurance Contract or Lose
    Summary: Jack and Carolyn Brockway filed suit against Allstate after it denied coverage for losses plaintiffs suffered after a theft at their home. The plaintiffs filed claims immediately following the theft which Allstate denied more than…
Rank this Week: 870

Texas Attorney Blog

Texas Attorney Blog

Covers construction law, development, mechanic's liens, mortgage lending, premises liability, real estate law & news, rural water utilities, and Texas Supreme Court Updates. By Aimee Hess.

http://www.texasattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Did a Texas Deed Convey a Mineral Interest or a Royalty Interest?

    Did a Texas Deed Convey a Mineral Interest or a Royalty Interest?
    When you ask a Texas oil and gas or real estate attorney to draft a deed for you, one of the first things they will ask you is just what do you want to convey: the surface, the water rights, the mineral interest, only royalties from the…
  • Aug 11

    Omitted Legal Descriptions in Sale of Oil and Gas Lease

    Omitted Legal Descriptions in Sale of Oil and Gas Lease
    In a case that is probably a recurring nightmare for oil and gas attorneys, the Texas Court of Appeals recently addressed the question of what constitutes a material change to a written agreement involving the purchase of oil and gas leases…
  • Aug 3

    What Do Netflix, Amazon and Oil & Gas Have in Common?

    What Do Netflix, Amazon and Oil & Gas Have in Common?
    The Deep Carbon Observatory at the Carnegie Institution for Science is using “Big Data” to locate deposits of minerals, using techniques similar to those used by Amazon to recommend books based on a buyer’s previous book…
Rank this Week: 856

CA Divorce Mediation

CA Divorce Mediation

Introduces people to the mediation process as an alternative to a traditional divorce. By California Divorce Mediators.

http://www.cadivorcemediators.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    Why Divorce Mediation Is Better Than Litigation

    Why Divorce Mediation Is Better Than Litigation
    The decision on whether one should settle your divorce case through mediation or litigation will depend on individual circumstances of every case. There are many cases when the two parties can sit together and negotiate their settlement…
  • Aug 17

    Issues Related To Retirement Benefits and Divorce

    Issues Related To Retirement Benefits and Divorce
    The entire divorce process is quite a complicated one as there are various issues to be handled and sorted out such as distributing marital assets, parenting plans, custody issues along with the emotional trauma a spouse may go through during…
  • Aug 16

    These Are The Emotional Phases of Divorce

    These Are The Emotional Phases of Divorce
    No two people react the same way to their divorce. However, there are certain emotional phases everyone goes through while experiencing their divorce. There are certain phases that could be as painful as the feeling when a dear one passes…
Rank this Week: 864

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Aug 18

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Does Sen. Blumenthal have an emoluments clause problem?

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Does Sen. Blumenthal have an emoluments clause problem?
    Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) is the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit filed by members of Congress alleging that President Trump is violating the foreign emoluments clause. Specifically, the lawsuit alleges that because President Trump…
  • Aug 18

    [Ilya Somin] A cosmopolitan case against world government

    [Ilya Somin] A cosmopolitan case against world government
    The World Government Research Network has just published my new article, “A Cosmopolitan Case Against World Government.” Here is an excerpt, which briefly summarizes the rest: The debate over world government and “global…
  • Aug 18

    [Ilya Somin] My “National Review” op ed on fair weather federalism

    [Ilya Somin] My “National Review” op ed on fair weather federalism
    Earlier today, National Review published my new op ed on “fair weather federalism,” which explains how both left and right could benefit from a more systematic commitment to enforcing limits on federal government power. Here is an…
Rank this Week: 5

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Aug 18

    Blog Post: Trump Infrastructure Order Shows Strategy Without Clear Plan

    Blog Post: Trump Infrastructure Order Shows Strategy Without Clear Plan
    The Trump administration's recent executive order seeking to expedite permitting and approvals for infrastructure projects is an encouraging sign the president is curtailing what he views as overregulation and inching toward advancing his…
  • Aug 16

    Blog Post: Trump Looks To Speed Infrastructure OKs, Undo Flood Rule

    Blog Post: Trump Looks To Speed Infrastructure OKs, Undo Flood Rule
    President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued an executive order that sought to speed up the process for approving infrastructure projects and revoked federal flood risk standards that set guidelines for publicly funded construction put in place…
  • Aug 16

    Blog Post: FAA Regs Still Apply To 'Commercial' Drone Use

    Blog Post: FAA Regs Still Apply To 'Commercial' Drone Use
    The Federal Aviation Adminstration has promulgated rules for routine use of small unmanned aircraft systems. A recent D.C. Circuit case struck down the application of the rules to recreational use, but they remain in force for commercial use.…
Rank this Week: 500

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Aug 18

    The sexy smell of dying | Science | AAAS

    The sexy smell of dying | Science | AAAS
    What if death smelled like sex? That’s how one fatal, parasitic bacterium lures its next round of victims, The Washington Post reports. After infecting vinegar flies, Pseudomonas entomophila causes them to pump out 20 to 30 times their…
  • Aug 18

    Most archaeologists think the first Americans arrived by boat. Now, they’re beginning to prove it | Science | AAAS

    Most archaeologists think the first Americans arrived by boat. Now, they’re beginning to prove it | Science | AAAS
    The Cedros Island sites add to a small but growing list that supports a once-heretical view of the peopling of the Americas. Whereas archaeologists once thought that the earliest arrivals wandered into the continent through a gap in the…
  • Aug 18

    Frogs Hitch Ride on Water Buffalo—Never Before Seen

    Frogs Hitch Ride on Water Buffalo—Never Before Seen
    In autumn, farmers along the Black Sea coast release their domesticated Anatolian water buffalo to wallow in the marshes, where a menagerie of marsh frogs hops onboard, a new study says. (Read "Dolphins on Whales, and Other Animals Riding…
Rank this Week: 150

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Aug 18

    Presidential Pardon Power

    Presidential Pardon Power
    According to Article II, Section 2, of the United States Constitution, the president "shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except in cases of impeachment.” With the recent investigation…
  • Aug 4

    President Trump’s Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Member

    President Trump’s Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Member
    In a series of tweets on July 26th, 2017, President Trump announced that “after consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to…
  • Jul 21

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term
    The Supreme Court ended its term on Monday, June 27, 2017. Decisions were handed down in a variety of cases including cases involving big corporations, church and state, voting rights, and most notably, the controversial travel ban, put forth…
Rank this Week: 171

Raising the Bar: An Internet…

Raising the Bar: An Internet Marketing Blog for Lawyers

Covers internet marketing and law firm web designs.

http://www.paperstreet.com/blog
  • Aug 18

    Google Chrome Requiring SSL for Websites in Incognito Mode

    Google Chrome Requiring SSL for Websites in Incognito Mode
    SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a security technology for encrypting your website traffic. Learn more about SSL certificates and why it's important to upgrade to SSL. Categories: PaperStreet The post Google Chrome Requiring SSL for Websites in…
  • Aug 16

    PaperStreet Design Wins Gold dot Comm Award

    PaperStreet Design Wins Gold dot Comm Award
    PaperStreet is proud to announce that our design for Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns LLP won a Gold dot Comm Award! This international competition recognizes only the highest quality creative work. Categories: PaperStreet The post…
  • Aug 15

    5 Best Practices for Conversion Driven Law Firm Website

    5 Best Practices for Conversion Driven Law Firm Website
    If your website is not engaging visitors, then the traffic coming to your website is wasted. As a result, we have outlined our 5 best practices to help drive conversions and generate more revenue for your law firm. Categories:…
Rank this Week: 923

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 18

    Venezuela chief prosecutor announces plans to jail protest leader

    Venezuela chief prosecutor announces plans to jail protest leader
    Venezuela’s new chief prosecutor announced plans on Thursday to pursue and imprison those responsible for leading violent protests that have plagued the country since April. The statement came the day before a proposed measure targeting…
  • Aug 18

    Married same-sex couple sues former employer for revoking health insurance

    Married same-sex couple sues former employer for revoking health insurance
    A married same-sex couple filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] against a former employer on Thursday in the US District Court for the Central District of California [official website] that alleges the company discriminated by refusing to provide…
  • Aug 17

    ICC orders reparations for destruction of Timbuktu shrine

    ICC orders reparations for destruction of Timbuktu shrine
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) [official website] on Thursday found [order, PDF] that a Malian jihadist is liable for individual and collective reparations for overseeing the destruction of Muslim shrines in Timbuktu. Ahmad Al Faqi…
Rank this Week: 9

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Ballot Measure to Codify Longstanding Approach to CWIP

    Ballot Measure to Codify Longstanding Approach to CWIP
    By Angela W. Adolph Construction Work in Progress (“CWIP”) is generally recognized as property that is in the process of changing from one state to another, such as the conversion of personal property from inventory to asset or…
  • Aug 17

    Injured Plaintiffs’ Recovery of Imaginary Medical Cost

    Injured Plaintiffs’ Recovery of Imaginary Medical Cost
    By Lana D. Crump and Amanda Collura-Day In Louisiana, the collateral source rule mandates that a tort plaintiff be awarded the full value of his medical expenses against the tortfeasor, including any amounts written off by the provider, when…
  • Aug 10

    The Effect of the Uniform Commercial Code on Certain Limited Liability Company Transfer Restrictions in Louisiana

    The Effect of the Uniform Commercial Code on Certain Limited Liability Company Transfer Restrictions in Louisiana
    By Amanda Bourgeois The substantial flexibility afforded by the limited liability company structure has made it an increasingly popular business entity choice.  Indeed, most of the default provisions in the Louisiana Limited Liability…
Rank this Week: 514

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    2 Separate Highway 50 Crashes near South Lake Tahoe

    2 Separate Highway 50 Crashes near South Lake Tahoe
    I’m Ed Smith, a South Lake Tahoe Car Accident Lawyer. There were two, unrelated crashes that happened on Highway 50 in Nevada on Sunday, August 13. What Happened? In one of the car accidents, a white, new model Toyota 4Runner lost…
  • Aug 18

    Biker Hospitalized After Thousand Oaks Hit and Run

    Biker Hospitalized After Thousand Oaks Hit and Run
    I am Ed Smith, a Thousand Oaks motorcycle attorney. A biker was hospitalized with possible  trauma after an accident on Highway 101 Sunday afternoon in Thousand Oaks. When you or your family are involved in a highway crash, it is…
  • Aug 18

    8 Firefighters Hospitalized in Rollover

    8 Firefighters Hospitalized in Rollover
    I’m Ed Smith, a Redding Car Accident Lawyer. A rollover accident sent eight woodland firefighters to the hospital on Friday, August 11. What Happened? Contracted firefighters working for Firestorm Wildland Fire Suppression Inc. were…
Rank this Week: 917

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Is Cycling Still Safe in Boston?

    Is Cycling Still Safe in Boston?
    The fear of being in a bicycle crash in Boston is more than justified; in the first quarter of 2016, Boston streets saw 307 injuries and eight deaths related to bicycle crashes. This was a 20 percent increase from the previous year. Most of…
  • Aug 15

    New Study Reveals Direct Link Between Brain Disease and Sports Concussion

    New Study Reveals Direct Link Between Brain Disease and Sports Concussion
    Ann McKee, neuropathologist and director of the Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center at Boston University, studied the brains of 111 deceased NFL players to determine if there is a link between sports concussions and CTE, a…
  • Aug 7

    Transvaginal Mesh Claims Against Johnson and Johnson and Their Prolift Implant

    Transvaginal Mesh Claims Against Johnson and Johnson and Their Prolift Implant
    Transvaginal mesh is a medical device used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence. Unfortunately, the device is also linked to severe pain, organ damage, and several other serious complications. In fact, more than 100,000…
Rank this Week: 101

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

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

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
  • Aug 18

    Integrado el Departamento de Seguridad Pública con agencias federales en la lucha contra el crimen

    Integrado el Departamento de Seguridad Pública con agencias federales en la lucha contra el crimen
    El gobernador Ricardo Rosselló Nevares hizo un recuento de las iniciativas de seguridad pública y detalló la ampliación de varias medidas que en conjunto buscan combatir el crimen y mejorar la calidad de vida en la…
  • Aug 18

    Tormenteras y la Ley de Condominio

    Tormenteras y la Ley de Condominio
    por Lcdo. Israel O. Alicea Luciano Estando en plena época de huracanes en Puerto Rico consideramos necesario hablar brevemente sobre lo que dispone la Ley de Condominios sobre las tormenteras. El Artículo 15 establece: Una…
  • Aug 17

    MedeaBot se declara culpable

    MedeaBot se declara culpable
    La Secretaria del Departamento de Justicia, Wanda Vázquez Garced, informó que ayer Omar Emanuel Falcón Torres, mejor conocido como MedeaBot, se declaró culpable por 55 cargos relacionados a un patrón de…
Rank this Week: 796

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys…

Dallas Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Reyes Browne Reilley Law Firm.

http://www.reyeslaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    Five Deaths Tied to Intragastric Balloons, FDA Say

    Five Deaths Tied to Intragastric Balloons, FDA Say
    On August 10, 2017, the FDA issued an update “to alert health care providers of five reports of unanticipated deaths that occurred from 2016 to present in patients with liquid-filled intragastric balloon systems used to treat…
  • Aug 18

    “I had an Accident and They Helped Me”

    “I had an Accident and They Helped Me”
    Jesse Garza of Dallas, Texas, shares her Reyes Browne Reilley experience and level of satisfaction with our staff and customer service while helping her recover from damages stemming from a car wreck in Dallas. “Yes, my name is Jessie…
  • Aug 17

    Personal Injury Claims After a Concert in Dallas?

    Personal Injury Claims After a Concert in Dallas?
    It’s August in Dallas and, for many, that means one thing: concert season. The Dallas Metroplex has many incredible concert venues that are frequently sites of many large artists. Concerts of all kinds provide entertainment to the…
Rank this Week: 776

Hill & Ponton Blog

Hill & Ponton Blog

Covers social security and veterans disability law.

http://www.hillandponton.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    Common Reasons the VA will Deny Your Claim

    Common Reasons the VA will Deny Your Claim
    When applying for VA disability benefits, it may seem as if all odds are against you. However, normally the VA will not deny claims to be malicious. It is important for veterans to be aware of the common reasons as to why their claims may…
  • Aug 17

    Video Blog – SS Hearing Level – Time Frame

    Video Blog – SS Hearing Level – Time Frame
    Natalia Jofre: Hello and welcome to the Hill & Ponton Disability Blog. I’m Natalia Jofre, the social security director for our office. Shelly Mark: I am Shelly Mark, I’m the senior social security attorney with our firm.…
  • Aug 16

    How to Pursue an Increased Rating

    How to Pursue an Increased Rating
    Once a decision is issued, you have a year to file an appeal.  We urge everyone to use that option while it is available to you.  After the appeal period elapses, you can continue your case but the earliest effective date is no…
Rank this Week: 428

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Aug 18

    Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973

    Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973
    The New York Times (Aug. 16, 2017): Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973, Paper Finds, by Maya Salam The sperm count of men in Western countries has been declining precipitously with no signs of...
  • Aug 18

    Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion

    Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion
    Washington's Top News (August 12, 2017): Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion, by The Associated Press A bill that would require women to purchase separate insurance for abortions that are not medical emergencies has passed…
  • Aug 17

    Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money

    Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money
    Chicago Tribune (August 16, 2017): Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money, by Andrew DeMillo: On Wednesday, the 8th Circuit vacated a preliminary injunction prohibiting Arkansas from suspending Medicaid payments to Planned…
Rank this Week: 151

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Aug 18

    Saudi Arabia Threatens to Shoot Down a Qatari Airways Plane

    Saudi Arabia Threatens to Shoot Down a Qatari Airways Plane
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Saudi-owned TV news network Al Arabiya aired a video simulation yesterday that shows a Saudi Arabian fighter shooting an air-to-air missile at a Qatari Airways plane. Here is the video: That’s bad…
  • Aug 17

    And So It Begins… Social Media Evidence In An ICC Arrest Warrant

    And So It Begins… Social Media Evidence In An ICC Arrest Warrant
    by Emma Irving by Emma Irving [Emma Irving is an Assistant Professor of Public International Law at the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies of Leiden University] The ICC’s most recent arrest warrant, issued on the 15th August…
  • Aug 17

    This Is Why People Think the ICC Is Unfairly Targeting Africa

    This Is Why People Think the ICC Is Unfairly Targeting Africa
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Snapshot of two days in the life of the ICC. On Tuesday, the ICC issued a new arrest warrant in the Libya situation — for Mahmoud al-Werfalli, a commander in the so-called Libyan…
Rank this Week: 149

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

https://www.lipcon.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    70-Year-Old Man Airlifted from Grand Princess Off the Coast of Washington State

    70-Year-Old Man Airlifted from Grand Princess Off the Coast of Washington State
    No one ever goes on a cruise expecting to need medevac assistance. However, when a medical condition exceeds what the medical staff aboard a cruise can handle, this is a necessary step. This week, a 70-year-old man required a medevac, as his…
  • Aug 15

    Charles R. Lipcon and Jason R. Margulies Named to Best Lawyers in America for 2018

    Charles R. Lipcon and Jason R. Margulies Named to Best Lawyers in America for 2018
    From the beginning, our firm has been dedicated to delivering superior legal services to our clients. Our motto, ‘Integrity First, ... The post Charles R. Lipcon and Jason R. Margulies Named to Best Lawyers in America for 2018 appeared…
  • Aug 11

    Whale Carcass Found Lodged to Bow of Grand Princess in Alaska

    Whale Carcass Found Lodged to Bow of Grand Princess in Alaska
    When you sail through the beautiful waters of Alaska, you are likely expecting to see impressive glaciers and gorgeous landscapes. What you may not be expecting is to see a dead whale attached to the bow of the ship. However, that is exactly…
Rank this Week: 99

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 18

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup
    This week, Ari Glogower (Ohio State) reviews a new work by David Weisbach (Chicago), New View Integration, 71 Tax L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017). David Weisbach’s new work argues that integration methods eliminating the double tax on corporate…
  • Aug 18

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup
    Richard Abel (UCLA), Book Review of Engines of Anxiety: Academic Rankings, Reputation, and Accountability by Wendy Nelson Espeland and Michael Sauder Bloomberg, Law Deans Argue Over How to Count Jobs They Fund The Daily Californian, Budget…
  • Aug 18

    Tax Policy In The Trump Administration

    Tax Policy In The Trump Administration
    The Atlantic, The Tax Break Dividing the Republican Party Bloomberg, Cohn Plans to 'Hit the Ground Running' on Tax Reform Bloomberg, Five Questions for Republican Tax Reformers Bloomberg, How Markets Are Reacting to Tax Reform Talks Center on…
Rank this Week: 34

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Water Wars: a “Suspicious” Flotilla that May “Not Mean Anything”

    Water Wars: a “Suspicious” Flotilla that May “Not Mean Anything”
    Some Philippine Leaders Herald a New Era of Cooperation with China, while Others Warn of a Buildup of Chinese Naval and Civilian Vessels near Philippine territory Satellite photograph showing Chinese ships near Thitu (Pag-asa) Island (Photo:…
  • Aug 18

    All the Director's Employees: Data Show the White House Lied about Support for Jim Comey

    All the Director's Employees: Data Show the White House Lied about Support for Jim Comey
    On our Foreign Policy feed, we explain how newly released employee survey data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation disproves the president's claim that former FBI Director James Comey had lost the confidence of the…
  • Aug 18

    The Solitary Executive

    The Solitary Executive
    Traditionally, when referring to the president, a certain shorthand is used: the Obama administration, the Bush presidency, the Clinton White House, Reagan’s executive branch, etc. But these phrases are little more than euphemisms. The…
Rank this Week: 65

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 117

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Aug 18

    Second Circuit Reverses Judge Rakoff in Uber Arbitration Decision

    Second Circuit Reverses Judge Rakoff in Uber Arbitration Decision
    In a highly-anticipated decision (at least for those in the arbitration world), the Second Circuit yesterday vacated the district court’s opinion in Meyer v. Kalanick, 200 F. Supp.3d 408 (S.D.N.Y. 2016), which was authored by the…
  • Aug 14

    Photo Album – SEALS Conference 2017

    Photo Album – SEALS Conference 2017
    Sarah, Art, and Andrea organized a series of four sessions at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) conference two weeks ago.  Each session involved discussion of four classic articles in our field written before 2000.…
  • Aug 13

    Comments on the Blog

    Comments on the Blog
    We very much welcome people’s comments on our blog. Alas, we have gotten swamped by a deluge of spam comments lately, which are channeled directly into the trash folder.  Unfortunately, this causes some legitimate comments to go in…
Rank this Week: 984

Patent Arcade

Patent Arcade

Covers video game IP law. By Ross Dannenberg.

http://www.patentarcade.com/
  • Aug 18

    Game Companies Using Inter Partes Reviews (IPRs) As Part of Litigation Strategy

    Game Companies Using Inter Partes Reviews (IPRs) As Part of Litigation Strategy
    We’ve previously written with updates about inter partes reviews (“IPRs”), where an accused infringer files a petition with the US Patent and Trademark Office arguing that the asserted patent should’ve never been…
  • Aug 18

    Atari sues Nestle over Breakout Advertisement

    Atari sues Nestle over Breakout Advertisement
    Atari Interactive, Inc. v. Nestlé, SANo. 3:17-CV-04803-SK (N.D. Cal. Aug. 17, 2017)On August 17, 2017, Atari Interactive sued Nestlé, alleging that a Nestlé KIT KAT® advertisement titled “Kit Kat:…
  • Aug 11

    Another Nintendo Switch Lawsuit, this time against GameStop

    Another Nintendo Switch Lawsuit, this time against GameStop
    Wireless Accessory Retaining, LLC v. GameStop Corp.No. 2:17-CV-167-RWS (N.D. Ga. Aug. 9, 2017)Fresh on the heels of Gamevice’s lawsuit against Nintendo, which we discussed in a previous post, Wireless Accessory Retaining, LLC has filed…
Rank this Week: 360

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Aug 18

    Mysteries at the End of Life

    Mysteries at the End of Life
    Every once in a while, I find something so well written, that even if not strictly speaking an "elder law" related piece, I have to share it here. Here's one such example. Of course, under the right combination of circumstances,...
  • Aug 18

    Dropping "Anti-Aging" From Vocabulary

    Dropping "Anti-Aging" From Vocabulary
    I'm sure all of us have seen ads about fighting aging, or a product that is promoted as "anti-aging." I always am puzzled; it seems that we are in a battle against aging. So an article in Huffington Post caught...
  • Aug 17

    House Hearing on Right to Try Bill

    House Hearing on Right to Try Bill
    The federal right to try law's next stop is the House of Representatives. The article in Kaiser Health News, House Expected To Hold Hearings On ‘Right-To-Try’ Bill That Senator Tied To FDA Funding provides this background The Senate…
Rank this Week: 414

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
Rank this Week: 280

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Papaya Salmonella Outbreak Spreading

    Papaya Salmonella Outbreak Spreading
    The CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections. This outbreak includes four different types…
  • Aug 17

    18 now sick with E. coli after Lake Wildwood visit

    18 now sick with E. coli after Lake Wildwood visit
    As of today, there are eighteen cases linked to the recent E. coli O157:H7 outbreak. Of the eighteen cases, twelve are children and six are adults. All reported illnesses are associated with playing in the water at Commodore Beach in Lake…
  • Aug 16

    Mama C’s Donut Norovirus Outbreak Hits 418 in 5 State

    Mama C’s Donut Norovirus Outbreak Hits 418 in 5 State
    The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department released a set of statistics showing how wide the food-borne Norovirus linked to Mama C’s spread. According to the health department, there were a total of 378 primary cases and an additional 40…
Rank this Week: 24

Tax Policy Blog

Tax Policy Blog

Covers federal, state and international tax issues, including AMT, capital gains and dividends taxes, corporate income taxes, income taxes, property taxes, and sales and use taxes. By the Tax Foundation.

http://taxfoundation.org/blog/
  • Aug 18

    Congress Considers Taxing Opioid

    Congress Considers Taxing Opioid
    In an effort to combat the ongoing opioid epidemic, Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) submitted a bill last week that would apply a federal excise tax of 1 cent per milligram of active opioid, mirroring a similar bill submitted in…
  • Aug 17

    What is the Real Value of $100 in Metropolitan Areas?

    What is the Real Value of $100 in Metropolitan Areas?
    Two weeks ago, we published a map showing how far $100 in purchasing power would go in different states. This week’s map further explores purchasing power differences at the metropolitan level. Using data from the Bureau of Economic…
  • Aug 17

    An Inside Look at Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

    An Inside Look at Trump’s Infrastructure Plan
    President Trump signed an infrastructure permitting executive order on Tuesday, the intended highlight of that day’s news conference. The executive order is part of the White House’s “Infrastructure Week,” and has the…
Rank this Week: 237

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 31

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Aug 18

    No Individual Right to Sue When State Drops Planned Parenthood from Medicaid, Says Eighth Circuit

    No Individual Right to Sue When State Drops Planned Parenthood from Medicaid, Says Eighth Circuit
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Eighth Circuit ruled this week that Planned Parenthood patients didn't have an individual right to sue Arkansas when the state terminated its Medicaid provider agreement with the organization.…
  • Aug 17

    Daily Read: Gorsuch To Give Speech at Trump Hotel Venue

    Daily Read: Gorsuch To Give Speech at Trump Hotel Venue
    As reported, the newest Supreme Court Justice, Neil Gorsuch, appointed by President Trump is scheduled to deliver a talk at the “Defending Freedom Luncheon,” hosted by the nonprofit Fund for American Studies, an invitation-only event to…
  • Aug 17

    Ninth Circuit Upholds San Francisco Sign Ordinance Against First Amendment Challenge

    Ninth Circuit Upholds San Francisco Sign Ordinance Against First Amendment Challenge
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its opinion in Contest Promotions v. City and County of San Francisco, a panel of the Ninth Circuit upheld San Francisco's sign ordinances prohibiting off-site…
Rank this Week: 212

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 436

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Aug 18

    Gil Holmes Stepping Down As Dean Of LaVerne Law

    Gil Holmes Stepping Down As Dean Of LaVerne Law
    Dean Gilbert Holmes has announced that he will step down as the leader of the University of LaVerne School of Law at the end of this school year. He has been the school's dean since 2013.
  • Aug 18

    AALS CFP: Structural Facilitation Of Property Market

    AALS CFP: Structural Facilitation Of Property Market
    This just in: The Section on Property Law is pleased to announce a Call for Papers from which at least one presenter will be selected as a panelist for the Section’s program to be held during the AALS 2018 Annual...
  • Aug 17

    Drake Law School Hiring Announcement

    Drake Law School Hiring Announcement
    DRAKE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL invites applications for the position of Executive Director of the Drake Legal Clinic (or Associate Dean of Experiential Learning) and Professor/Associate Professor of Law. The precise level will depend on the…
Rank this Week: 63

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/
  • Aug 18

    Opioid Use No Mitigation In Theft Of Client Fund

    Opioid Use No Mitigation In Theft Of Client Fund
    The Washington State Supreme Court has imposed disbarment for an attorney's misappropriation of entrusted funds. The attorney had received over $117,000 for the client but did not so advise him Fossedal never disbursed any of [client] Schoofs…
  • Aug 18

    Ad Hominem Attacks With Racial Aspect Draw Bar Charge

    Ad Hominem Attacks With Racial Aspect Draw Bar Charge
    The Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission has filed a complaint charging misconduct by an attorney who allegedly said the following during a probation review to the probation officer Respondent and Ms. Polom walked into the courtroom. As Ms.…
  • Aug 17

    Interference Penalty Is New Trial

    Interference Penalty Is New Trial
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reversed a conviction due to the conduct of the trial judge A jury convicted Hemza Menade Lefsih, an Algerian native who entered the United States through the Diversity Immigrant…
Rank this Week: 116

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 205

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

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

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • Aug 18

    Oklahoma Governor Considering Special Legislative Session

    Oklahoma Governor Considering Special Legislative Session
    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin wants a special legislative session to address a budget shortfall caused by a recent Oklahoma Supreme Continued on Next Page
  • Aug 18

    New FINRA Pay-to-Play Rules Effective August 20

    New FINRA Pay-to-Play Rules Effective August 20
    On August 20, new pay-to-play regulations of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) take effect. FINRA Rule 2030 restricts contributions Continued on Next Page
  • Aug 18

    NYCU Video Digest – August 18, 2017

    NYCU Video Digest – August 18, 2017
    Don’t miss the weekly recap from Becky Campbell on government, elections and ethics news you can use in this weeks Continued on Next Page
Rank this Week: 721

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    New Arizona Fireworks Bill and Business Self Regulation

    New Arizona Fireworks Bill and Business Self Regulation
    Rebuilding My Family in Recovery: Addiction Survivors Discuss Mending Fences After Finding Lasting Sobriety Photo credit: Pixabay The excruciating pain of addiction isn’t limited to the person who’s abusing substances —…
  • May 25

    How Soon After I Suffer a Personal Injury Do I Have to File a Claim?

    How Soon After I Suffer a Personal Injury Do I Have to File a Claim?
    After going through an accident that ends up with injuries, the victim will never know the full extent of their damages until some time has passed after the accident. Even if a person believes that their injury was minor, they could suffer…
  • May 5

    What Are the Top Five Mental Health Disorders That Are Misdiagnosed?

    What Are the Top Five Mental Health Disorders That Are Misdiagnosed?
    Many people might find it difficult to go seek help for a mental disorder that they may have. Obtaining a diagnosis is the first step in receiving treatment. Going to a physician’s office may be the first step, but not the last.…
Rank this Week: 174

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    The Asian American Bar Association of New York offers scripts for trial reenactments celebrating the contributions of Asian Americans to American Law and Society

    The Asian American Bar Association of New York offers scripts for trial reenactments celebrating the contributions of Asian Americans to American Law and Society
      The Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) presented its first trial reenactment in 2007 and has produced and performed a new case every year since. Each of these reenactments is of a case relating to Asian…
  • Jul 27

    Law Library Field Trip

    Law Library Field Trip
    Summer at the BC Law Library is generally a time for catching up with projects and prepping for the upcoming fall semester. This summer we added something new to that list.  Our director, Dean Filippa Anzalone, suggested taking field…
  • Jul 20

    Experiential Education - BC Law Librarians' Presentation

    Experiential Education - BC Law Librarians' Presentation
    The teaching librarians at Boston College Law Library traveled to Austin, Texas this week to the American Association of Law Libraries' conference.  We presented a program on designing legal research courses to meet the new ABA…
Rank this Week: 950

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Aug 18

    Breathing Preambles and Patent Ambiguity

    Breathing Preambles and Patent Ambiguity
    Georgetown Rail v. Holland (Fed. Cir. 2017) In a prior post, I noted that the Federal Circuit initially released this appellate decision under seal but requested that the parties show cause as to why it should remain under seal.  After…
  • Aug 17

    Reviewing Factual Findings that Support a Legal Conclusion (of Eligibility)

    Reviewing Factual Findings that Support a Legal Conclusion (of Eligibility)
    The Federal Circuit has denied Prism Tech‘s petition for en banc rehearing on the question of deference to district court factual-findings that underlay a decision on patent eligibility.  Prism had raised the following…
  • Aug 16

    Data on Federal Circuit Decisions – updated

    Data on Federal Circuit Decisions – updated
    By Jason Rantanen One of my current projects is to create a transparent and user-friendly database of information about Federal Circuit decisions–particularly, its patent law decisions–with a structure that’s useful for…
Rank this Week: 87

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Aug 18

    Trump’s Twitter: Social Media Ruling Leads to Challenges to President’s Practice

    Trump’s Twitter: Social Media Ruling Leads to Challenges to President’s Practice
    As we’ve already discussed, a recent court ruling determined that when a politician blocks somebody from a social media account used for official business-even if made through private channels-it can be a violation of First Amendment…
  • Aug 17

    Court Rules that Government Officials Blocking Users on Social Media Can Violate First Amendment

    Court Rules that Government Officials Blocking Users on Social Media Can Violate First Amendment
    Social media is everywhere. While sites like Facebook have been around for a while, the sheer number of social media outlets, the number of people on them, and the number of things they are used for has reached unprecedented levels. However,…
  • Aug 15

    Martin Shkreli Convicted of Fraud

    Martin Shkreli Convicted of Fraud
    Martin Shkreli is, quite arguably, one of the most hated men in the United States of America. After drawing the ire of the nation a few years back with his choice to increase the price of a critical AIDS drug by around 5770%, followed by a…
Rank this Week: 736

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Aug 18

    Polls: Fix ObamaCare

    Polls: Fix ObamaCare
    Vox reported that most Trump supporters are sick of Obamacare repeal and Obamacare sabotage–60 percent of Americans think it’s a “good thing” that the Senate health care bill failed — and 78 percent expect…
  • Aug 18

    Preferred Care Partners Management Group

    Preferred Care Partners Management Group
    The Santa Fe New Mexican reported the history of neglect at Casa Real.  Inspections and investigations paint a troubling picture of life at the nursing home: medication errors, expired food and drugs on shelves, unreported injuries and…
  • Aug 17

    Subsistence Wage

    Subsistence Wage
    Bangor Daily News published a letter from Phillip Bennett, an administrator at Bangor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  See below. As a nursing home administrator, I read with great interest the BDN report “Worn to…
Rank this Week: 872

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, asset protection, charitable giving, and business law. By Kyle E. Krull.

http://blog.kylekrull.com/kansas-missouri-estate-planning/
Rank this Week: 406

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 328

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
Rank this Week: 127

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    Conference: Peace Through Law: The Versailles Peace Treaty and Dispute Settlement after WWI

    Conference: Peace Through Law: The Versailles Peace Treaty and Dispute Settlement after WWI
    On December 6-8, 2017, the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law will hold a conference on "Peace Through Law: The Versailles Peace Treaty and Dispute Settlement after WWI." The program is…
  • Aug 18

    Steger: The Founding of the Appellate Body

    Steger: The Founding of the Appellate Body
    Debra P. Steger (Univ. of Ottawa - Law) has posted The Founding of the Appellate Body. Here's the abstract: The WTO Appellate Body has established itself as a leading international tribunal in the world today. However, Uruguay Round…
  • Aug 18

    New Issue: Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht

    New Issue: Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht
    The latest issue of the Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht (Vol. 77, no. 2, 2017) is out. Contents include:Thomas Buergenthal, Human Rights: From San Francisco to The Hague“Effectiveness…
Rank this Week: 18

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    JOTWELL roundup: on Pfander, Fortner, Hinton, Chused & William

    JOTWELL roundup: on Pfander, Fortner, Hinton, Chused & William
    As regular readers know, JOTWELL's Legal History section is a great source for identifying must-read work in our field. Lately I've noticed lots of other JOTWELL sections also calling attention to historical work. Here's a roundup:Writing for…
  • Aug 18

    Using film to teach non-US & global legal history

    Using film to teach non-US & global legal history
    [This is the second of two posts on film & pedagogy. The first is on US legal history.]Credit: IMDbWhat films (and film clips) do you use when teaching legal history? This summer, we asked many of you this question (H/t: Law &…
  • Aug 17

    On Charlottesville

    On Charlottesville
    Legal historians have been speaking out in the wake of violent white supremacist demonstrations in Charlottesville:Risa Goluboff, dean of UVA law, has issued multiple statements, including this one. Here’s an excerpt: As I seek to…
Rank this Week: 28