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Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Jul 28

    Freedom of the Seas Fire: A Word From Your Captain

    Freedom of the Seas Fire: A Word From Your Captain
    The captain of the Freedom of the Seas, Captain Ron Holmes, I am told by crew members is a good man. He is well liked and respected by the crew, from what the shipboard employees tell me. After the fire, Captain Holmes, via a closed circuit…
  • Jul 28

    Video of Freedom of the Seas Fire

    Video of Freedom of the Seas Fire
    A passenger on the Freedom of the Seas sent us a copy of the video that he took of the fire. There are a couple of things to note. First, as you can hear on the video, this passenger and his wife were on their balcony and had seen black smoke…
  • Jul 27

    Aegean Paradise Cruise Ship Collides with Greek Coast Guard Vessel

    Aegean Paradise Cruise Ship Collides with Greek Coast Guard Vessel
    According to a Greek newspaper, a cruise ship collided with a Greek Coast Guard today.  The Aegean Paradise and the Coast Guard vessel collided near Chios.  No injuries were reported in the collision.  The newspaper says that…
Rank this Week: 115

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Jul 28

    Tahmina Speaks About Startup Visa Issues at Bitspiration Festival in Poland

    Tahmina Speaks About Startup Visa Issues at Bitspiration Festival in Poland
    It was such an incredible honor and privilege to be invited to speak at the Bitspiration Festival in Warsaw, Poland.  Held 22-23 June 2015, the event was attended by a long list of who’s who in the Startup Community from around the…
  • Jul 28

    Tahmina speaks about Startup Visas at SXSW-V2V

    Tahmina speaks about Startup Visas at SXSW-V2V
    I had the distinct honor and privilege of speaking on a panel at South By South West Las Vegas (SXSWV2V) last week. Following our panel on Startup Visas at SXSW Austin, TX,  our SXSW V2V panel was about regulatory obstacles that startups…
  • Jul 28

    Legal updates- quick snapshot

    Legal updates- quick snapshot
    Dear Readers, June and July have been busy months of speaking engagements as well as meeting various deadlines mainly H1b RFEs. (You know what I am talking about if you are dealing with them too!). Follow us on Twitter to get real time…
Rank this Week: 482

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

Covers various topics that arise in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation. By James M. Beck and Mark Herrmann.

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    Almost, but Not Quite: No Summary Judgement for Mentor on Two of Plaintiff’s ObTape Claim

    Almost, but Not Quite: No Summary Judgement for Mentor on Two of Plaintiff’s ObTape Claim
    We flew to Pittsburgh this week for depositions.   From Philadelphia, it takes only about 40 minutes in the air to get to Pittsburgh.  But there are only a few nonstops each day.  With no other options, we booked a nonstop…
  • Jul 27

    Cymbalta Class Certification Denied Again

    Cymbalta Class Certification Denied Again
     Is there a tougher federal district judge than Stephen Wilson in Los Angeles?  By “tougher,” we do not mean in the usual sense when applied to judges: handing out long criminal sentences – though that certainly…
  • Jul 24

    Inside the Implied Conflict Preemption Box

    Inside the Implied Conflict Preemption Box
    Federal preemption in the drug and medical device world is a game of categories.  Express preemption versus implied.  Conflict preemption versus field preemption.  Drugs versus devices, generic versus branded, premarket…
Rank this Week: 310

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    Regional Focus: Asia Pacific

    Regional Focus: Asia Pacific
    Event: Irregular Maritime Migration in the Bay of Bengal Region: The Challenges of Protection, Management, and Cooperation, Bangkok, 29 July 2015 [info]Publications:Forgotten Displacement: Why It’s Time to Address the Needs of West…
  • Jul 28

    Thematic Focus: General

    Thematic Focus: General
    Opportunity:Twitter Chat on Urban Displacement, 30 July 2015 [info]- Discussion on "the knowledge gap concerning assistance to urban refugees and IDPs, and the difficulties in conducting research. Use the Hashtag #urbanchat to take part...…
  • Jul 28

    CFP/New Issues of Dev. in Practice, EJML, Health Cult. & Soc., Intl. Migr., JIMI, MP&P, Rts. in Exile, Third World Q.

    CFP/New Issues of Dev. in Practice, EJML, Health Cult. & Soc., Intl. Migr., JIMI, MP&P, Rts. in Exile, Third World Q.
    CFP: Journal of Palestinian Refugee Studies [info]- Articles sought for next issue to be published Winter 2015.  Theme is "Internationalization."  Submission deadline is 10 August 2015.New issues:Development in Practice, vol.…
Rank this Week: 880

Wage & Hour - Development…

Wage & Hour - Development & Highlights

Highlighting recent and noteworthy developments in cases and regulations on wage and hour laws that affect large and small businesses. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://wagehourlaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 28

    Second Circuit Reverses on Lawyer Professional Exemption Case: What in the World Is Happening?

    Second Circuit Reverses on Lawyer Professional Exemption Case: What in the World Is Happening?
    I have blogged about this matter several times, all the while applauding the lower court decision and employer’s legal position in the case, as I believed what these temporary lawyers were doing did constitute the practice of law. …
  • Jul 22

    USDOL Proposes New Independent Contractor Regulations: Another Bright Line

    USDOL Proposes New Independent Contractor Regulations: Another Bright Line
    I have defended and litigated dozens of independent contractor cases and have found these matters to be intensely fact sensitive and tilted, in large part, towards a finding of employee status by both the agencies and the courts.  I had…
  • Jul 15

    Interns Deemed Non-Employees By Second Circuit

    Interns Deemed Non-Employees By Second Circuit
    I have been following the protracted saga developing in the Second Circuit concerning whether interns are employees.  Recently, this Circuit overturned a lower court decision that granted conditional certification to an intern (and the…
Rank this Week: 673

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 44

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Jul 28

    Landscaping Worker Killed in Accident with Mower in Hebron, KY

    Landscaping Worker Killed in Accident with Mower in Hebron, KY
    Hebron, KY — A landscaping worker was killed in an accident with a mower in Hebron, Kentucky, on Friday, July 24, 2015. The accident happened on Bloomin Spring Court. The man killed in the accident has not been named. Reports say that…
  • Jul 28

    Two-Vehicle Accident Leaves Sue Davis Dead in Tyler, TX

    Two-Vehicle Accident Leaves Sue Davis Dead in Tyler, TX
    Tyler, TX — Police have identified 72-year-old Sue Davis as the woman who was killed in a two-vehicle accident in Tyler, Texas, on Monday, July 27, 2015. The accident took place on Toll 49, just south of Highway 64, around 8:15 in the…
  • Jul 28

    Cody Rhine, Ryan Southey Killed While Changing Flat Tire in Stephenville, TX

    Cody Rhine, Ryan Southey Killed While Changing Flat Tire in Stephenville, TX
    Stephenville, TX — Police have identified 23-year-old Cody Rhine and 24-year-old Ryan Southey as the men who were killed while changing a flat tire in Stephenville, Texas, on Saturday, July 25, 2015. The accident took place on FM 988,…
Rank this Week: 47

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    10 Tips to Generate Quality Leads with a Newsletter

    10 Tips to Generate Quality Leads with a Newsletter
    I’ve heard many attorneys complain that they don’t have time to keep in regular touch with clients let alone those all-important referral sources and prospects. What they are overlooking is the easiest way to accomplish this: a…
  • Jul 27

    The Key to Successful Lead Conversion for Law Firms: Fast Follow-Up!

    The Key to Successful Lead Conversion for Law Firms: Fast Follow-Up!
    Those of you who have already attended a Rainmaker Retreat, our two-day law firm marketing seminar, are familiar with the importance of fast follow-up when it comes to lead conversion. I routinely cite a study that shows leads can go from hot…
  • Jul 24

    How Attorneys Can Stop Sweating Social Media

    How Attorneys Can Stop Sweating Social Media
    Fear of the unknown is a basic human instinct, and we see it every day when it comes to attorneys and social media.  But with 74% of online adults using social media, it’s time to face your fears! One way to face your fear is to…
Rank this Week: 937

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Jul 28

    Lawyerly Lairs: Patent Litigator Leaves The Pierre, Selling $23 Million Apartment

    Lawyerly Lairs: Patent Litigator Leaves The Pierre, Selling $23 Million Apartment
    Patent litigation isn't as lucrative as it used to be, but those who were around for the glory days did very, very well for themselves.
  • Jul 28

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.28.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.28.15
    * "Bueller... Bueller..." Richard Hsu chats with Ben Stein. [Hsu Untied] * NFL deflates Tom Brady's hopes of playing a full season. [Redline] * Can a public defender really handle 700 cases a year? Spoiler alert: No. [Mother Jones] * About a…
  • Jul 28

    Getting Zimbabwe To Prosecute Walter Palmer Will Be Tricky

    Getting Zimbabwe To Prosecute Walter Palmer Will Be Tricky
    The complicated relationship between Zimbabwe and America will help Walter Palmer escape justice.
Rank this Week: 8

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    How to avoid issues with your Florida estate-plan

    How to avoid issues with your Florida estate-plan
    Here at the Law Office of David M. Goldman, we come across many estate-planning problems that can be avoided by careful planning and forethought. With higher estate tax exemptions most individuals don’t have to consider avoiding estate…
  • Jul 24

    Special Needs Trust Fairness Act Reintroduced in Congre

    Special Needs Trust Fairness Act Reintroduced in Congre
    Congress will soon vote on passing the Special Needs Trust, Fairness Act of 2015, a bill designed to make it easier for people with special needs to create their own Special Needs Trust. A Special Needs Trust is used to enable a disabled…
  • Jul 23

    Involuntary Guardianship of an Adult in Florida

    Involuntary Guardianship of an Adult in Florida
      Are you concerned about your father, another family member or close friend’s ability to continue taking care of his or her own health and property without help? Are you afraid they cannot remember to properly take their…
Rank this Week: 464

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • Jul 28

    We Gettin’ Money, Bank Roll, Supersized: Digesting the 7th Circuit’s Data Breach Ruling

    We Gettin’ Money, Bank Roll, Supersized: Digesting the 7th Circuit’s Data Breach Ruling
    by Brent Tuttle, CIPP/US, E* Recently, the 7th Circuit handed down a ruling in a data breach case that has class action plaintiffs’ attorneys poppin’ bottles. The case is Remijas v. Neiman Marcus Grp., LLC, No. 14-3122, 2015 WL…
  • Jul 21

    A Federal Pure Bill of Discovery

    A Federal Pure Bill of Discovery
    by Jay Marshall Wolman I read an interesting case over the weekend.  You may recall the case of Heleen Mees allegedly stalking Citigroup chief economist Willem Buiter.  She was charged with five misdemeanor counts after, it seems,…
  • Jul 17

    Updates in Railroad Employee Liability Law

    Updates in Railroad Employee Liability Law
    by Jay Marshall Wolman In addition to my usual lawyerly activities, I am also a Vice Chair of the Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Law Committee of the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial and Insurance…
Rank this Week: 348

Real Estate and Construction Law…

Real Estate and Construction Law Blog

Up-to-date information on real estate, construction, environmental, and land use law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.realestatelanduseandenvironmentallaw.com/
  • Jul 28

    Commercial Lease Guaranties From Foreign Entities: What You Need to Know to Safeguard Your Security

    Commercial Lease Guaranties From Foreign Entities: What You Need to Know to Safeguard Your Security
    In connection with a commercial lease with an international company, a commercial landlord is often asked to accept U.S.-based subsidiary as the tenant entity.  The U.S. subsidiary often does not have independent financials or credit…
  • Jul 28

    Upcoming Speaking Engagement

    Upcoming Speaking Engagement
    Fourth Annual California EB-5 Conference Featuring Keynote Speaker Congressman Bob Goodlatte. Sheppard Mullin is proud to announce that both John Tishler and Michael Gibson will be participating as panelists at the…
  • Jul 7

    Changing Protected Status of Land Requires CEQA Compliance

    Changing Protected Status of Land Requires CEQA Compliance
    Paulek v. Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority (Anheuser-Busch, LLC, Real Party in Interest) (6/19/2015, 4th Civil No. B253935) In Paulek v. Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority, the California…
Rank this Week: 492

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 171

The California Blog of Appeal

The California Blog of Appeal

Features an appellate practitioner's take on practice and legal developments in the California Courts of Appeal, the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. By Greg May.

http://www.calblogofappeal.com
  • Jul 28

    Don’t treat one superior court judge as the reviewing court for another

    Don’t treat one superior court judge as the reviewing court for another
    Writs and appeals are sometimes not the only routes (or even the preferred routes) to relief from an adverse order or judgment. Motions for reconsideration, post-trial motions for new trial or to vacate the judgment, and motions to set aside…
  • Jul 23

    The appellate angle in Marriage of Davi

    The appellate angle in Marriage of Davi
    Family law attorneys are buzzing this week about Monday’s unanimous Supreme Court decision in Marriage of Davis, case no. S215050 (July 20, 2015). The Metropolitan News-Enterprise summed up the holding this way: “A…
  • Jul 21

    Congrats and thank you to the new TEN Networks Blog (and welcome, TEN members!)

    Congrats and thank you to the new TEN Networks Blog (and welcome, TEN members!)
    The TEN Networks, Inc. launched its blog last week, and the editors graciously designated The California Blog of Appeal as one of its Member Blogs of the Month, along with with Elderupdates.com, the blog of Encino elder law attorney Brian…
Rank this Week: 660

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jul 28

    China court allows first pollution suit under new law

    China court allows first pollution suit under new law
    China’s Qingdao Maritime Court on Monday ruled that a lawsuit against ConocoPhillips China and China National Offshore Oil [corporate websites] for a 2011 oil spill can proceed. The suit was brought by China Biodiversity Conservation…
  • Jul 28

    US, Turkey outline plan for Syria refugee 'safe zone'

    US, Turkey outline plan for Syria refugee 'safe zone'
    [JURIST] The US State Department [official website] said [press briefing, text] Monday that the US and Turkey have agreed to establish a ‘safe zone’ for Syrian refugees fleeing the Islamic State (IS) [JURIST backgrounder] by. The…
  • Jul 28

    State Department upgrades Cuba, Malaysia in annual human trafficking report

    State Department upgrades Cuba, Malaysia in annual human trafficking report
    [JURIST] The US State Department [official website] on Monday released [statement, text] released the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) [report, PDF]. The report upgraded Malaysia and Cuba from the “Tier 3 Watch List” [2014…
Rank this Week: 14

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 28

    The Only Thing Wrong With Looseleafs Is They’re Printed on Paper

    The Only Thing Wrong With Looseleafs Is They’re Printed on Paper
    Like lawyers, computer scientists need up-to-date publications in a field that changes constantly, and in my case, sometimes frivolously. In effect, I need looseleafs, except I really don’t need them on paper in three-ring binders. When…
  • Jul 28

    Motivating Customer Service

    Motivating Customer Service
    Continuous improvement, process improvement, lean, six sigma, kaizen, and all of the other descriptors for changing to be more effective and efficient have the core value of providing the best possible customer service. Customers are external…
  • Jul 28

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice. Research Deep Linking to Westlaw Canada Sources Shaunna Mireau Last week,…
Rank this Week: 92

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • Jul 28

    State and Future of Civil Jury Trials: September 11, 2015

    State and Future of Civil Jury Trials: September 11, 2015
    The Civil Jury Project, which was recently established at NYU law school, will hold its inaugural conference on September 11, 2015. The agenda for the conference can be found below. If you are interested in attending the conference you can...
  • Jul 23

    Erring on the Side of Ignorance: Challenges for Cause Twenty Years after Park

    Erring on the Side of Ignorance: Challenges for Cause Twenty Years after Park
    Rakhi Ruparelia Erring on the Side of Ignorance: Challenges for Cause Twenty Years after Parks Abstract: In 1993, Justice Doherty of the Ontario Court of Appeal crafted what was perhaps the most significant decision on racism in the Canadian…
  • Jul 21

    Juror Punishment, Juror Guidance and the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015

    Juror Punishment, Juror Guidance and the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015
    Kevin Crosby Juror Punishment, Juror Guidance and the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 Abstract: The Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 creates several new offences relating to juror misconduct, which have generally been considered…
Rank this Week: 748

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Jul 28

    FCC Chair's Testimony Before Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, July 28, 2015

    FCC Chair's Testimony Before Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, July 28, 2015
    FCC Chair Tom Wheeler's testimony before the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives, Hearing on Continued Oversight of the FCC," delivered July 28, 2015.
  • Jul 27

    Does Copyright Induce Artists To Create?

    Does Copyright Induce Artists To Create?
    Jiarui Liu, Stanford Law School, is publishing Copyright for Blockheads: An Empirical Study of Market Incentive and Intrinsic Motivation in volume 38 of the Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts (2014). Here is the abstract. Copyright law is…
  • Jul 27

    Regulating Metadata

    Regulating Metadata
    Pompeu Casanovas, Autonomous University of Barcelona & Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), has published Conceptualisation of Rights and Meta-Rule of Law for the Web of Data as Democracia Digital e Governo Eletrônico n. 12…
Rank this Week: 208

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Jul 28

    Shadow Everything

    Shadow Everything
    I was looking at Dan Scwarcz's lastest paper on Shadow Insurance, which is a thing: Shadow insurance – defined as...
  • Jul 26

    Dodd-Frank at Five

    Dodd-Frank at Five
    Here are a couple of takes.
  • Jul 24

    Gawker And The Substance Procedure Gambit

    Gawker And The Substance Procedure Gambit
    A bit of a Friday digression, but it involves the oversight of a publisher by corporate types, so perhaps you'll...
Rank this Week: 152

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Jul 28

    Ministro Lewandowski nega liminar em HC impetrado pela defesa de Nestor Cerveró

    Ministro Lewandowski nega liminar em HC impetrado pela defesa de Nestor Cerveró
    O presidente do Supremo Tribunal Federal, ministro Ricardo Lewandowski, negou pedido de liminar formulado pela defesa de Nestor Cerveró no Habeas Corpus (HC) 129541. Para o ministro, que decide durante o plantão…
  • Jul 28

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para quarta-feira (29)

    Programação da Rádio Justiça para quarta-feira (29)
    Revista Justiça No quadro “Direito Constitucional”, o jurista e professor Lenio Streck fala sobre Jurisdição Constitucional e os dilemas contemporâneos. Na coluna “Direito Administrativo”, a…
  • Jul 28

    Presidente do STF autoriza uso de documentos apreendidos com advogado

    Presidente do STF autoriza uso de documentos apreendidos com advogado
    O presidente do Supremo Tribunal Federal, ministro Ricardo Lewandowski, autorizou que autoridades responsáveis por investigações utilizem documentos apreendidos com advogados pertencentes a clientes “que estejam…
Rank this Week: 104

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jul 28

    Library Closed Through Sunday, Aug. 9

    Library Closed Through Sunday, Aug. 9
    Starting Tuesday, July 28, through Sunday, Aug. 9, the library will be closed in order to complete construction by Orientation. Library staff will be available by phone at 404-413-9100 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. If…
  • Jul 23

    Free Federal Legal Research Resource

    Free Federal Legal Research Resource
    While many attorneys utilize Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, or WestlawNext to conduct federal legal research, there are plenty of free options that researchers can use to conduct legal research. Below is a selected list of free resources,…
  • Jul 15

    Law Library Hours Update

    Law Library Hours Update
    Progress is being made but construction continues in the College of Law and the Law Library. The library will continue with temporarily shortened hours through Sunday, July 19, with slightly expanded hours for July 20-26. The library…
Rank this Week: 525

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Jul 28

    Destination Unknown: More on the Cell Tower Pings From Episode 8 of Undisclosed

    Destination Unknown: More on the Cell Tower Pings From Episode 8 of Undisclosed
    On yesterday's episode of the Undisclosed Podcast, I noted how Cristina Gutierrez could and should have moved for a Frye hearing regarding the admissibility of the cell tower pings at Adnan's trial. I further concluded that the result of…
  • Jul 27

    ACLU, Defense Attorneys Seek to Exclude Cell Tower Pings From Evidence in Murder Trial

    ACLU, Defense Attorneys Seek to Exclude Cell Tower Pings From Evidence in Murder Trial
    According to an article in the Sentinel & Enterprise News, The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts has joined with defense attorneys in an effort to toss out a crucial piece of evidence -- the "pings" off cellphone…
  • Jul 24

    Updated Law Review Submission Information

    Updated Law Review Submission Information
    From Nancy Levit: We just updated our charts about law journal submissions, expedites, and rankings from different sources for the Fall 2015 submission season covering the 204 main journals of each law school. A couple of the highlights from…
Rank this Week: 505

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Jul 28

    Transgender Women Are in a Fight for Their Lives. We Must Join Them.

    Transgender Women Are in a Fight for Their Lives. We Must Join Them.
    Nearly eight months into the year, 11 transgender women have been murdered. This has to stop. In February, we blogged about how seven transgender women had been murdered in the United States. Now, five months later, that number is up to 11.…
  • Jul 28

    A Surveillance Bill by Any Other Name Smells Just As Foul

    A Surveillance Bill by Any Other Name Smells Just As Foul
    An impressive coalition has formed to oppose a new surveillance bill masquerading as cybersecurity legislation. An impressive coalition has formed to oppose a new surveillance bill masquerading as cybersecurity legislation. Privacy and civil…
  • Jul 27

    Deported Migrants Are Stripped of Their Dignity. They Shouldn’t Also Be Stripped of Their Belongings.

    Deported Migrants Are Stripped of Their Dignity. They Shouldn’t Also Be Stripped of Their Belongings.
    The U.N. must call on the U.S. to stop deporting migrants without their belongings and return the property of those they did. Sisters Imelda and Sandy traveled to the U.S. to reunite with their families in New Jersey when Border Patrol…
Rank this Week: 52

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

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

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    When dealing with shotgun pleadings, are we following the law?

    When dealing with shotgun pleadings, are we following the law?
    Every so often—as our friend South Florida Lawyers has pointed out—the Eleventh Circuit tells us something about “shotgun pleadings,” which, roughly, are pleadings that don’t conform to the federal pleading…
  • Jul 28

    John Oliver on Minimum Mandatory Sentences!

    John Oliver on Minimum Mandatory Sentences!
    Does this resonate with any of you?
  • Jul 27

    Day 1 for guest bloggers: FAIL

    Day 1 for guest bloggers: FAIL
    Well, that was a bust. Sorry readers. Hopefully more content will come through soon. In the meantime, here's Paula McMahon on a new fraud case:Eight more South Florida residents have been indicted on federal charges they were involved in a…
Rank this Week: 96

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 481

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers Maryland DUI defense issues, including breathalyzer tests, DUI checkpoints and blood-alcohol content. By Price Benowitz, LLP.

http://www.marylandduilawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Puddle of Mudd Frontman Arrested For DWI

    Puddle of Mudd Frontman Arrested For DWI
    Wes Scantlin, lead singer of Puddle of Mudd, was charged with a DWI in Minnesota on Sunday, July 26th. After spotting him speeding and subsequently not pulling over, police officers followed Scantlin on a 100 MPH car chase. The…
  • Jul 24

    Man Driving The Wrong Way Charged With DUI

    Man Driving The Wrong Way Charged With DUI
    Law enforcement officers arrested a 40-year-old Baltimore male after they discovered him driving on the wrong side of the road. The charged individual, Hexag Franois, was taking into police custody on Sunday, July 19th, 2015, shortly after he…
  • Jul 16

    Former Redskins Quarterback Donovan McNabb Charged For DUI

    Former Redskins Quarterback Donovan McNabb Charged For DUI
    Former starting quarterback for the Eagles and Redskins and current Fox Sports analyst Donovan McNabb is facing charges of ‘extreme DUI’ after playing a role in a car accident last month in Arizona. McNabb allegedly had a blood…
Rank this Week: 564

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Jul 28

    Infringement Expert Disqualified Due To Prior Retention By Opposing Party

    Infringement Expert Disqualified Due To Prior Retention By Opposing Party
    In Mobile Telecomm's Technologies, LLC v. LG Elec's Mobilecomm USA, Inc., 2:13cv947 (7/22/15) the defendant moved to disqualify the plaintiffs infringement expert, noting that the expert had been retained by the defendant to serve as it's…
  • Jul 16

    TQP infringement verdict set aside: 2013 defense win rate in Marshall up to 91%

    TQP infringement verdict set aside: 2013 defense win rate in Marshall up to 91%
    Yesterday, Judge Gilstrap granted defendant Newegg's motion for judgment as a matter of law as to noninfringement in this case (the court stated that it was carrying rulings on the motion as it was directed to validity and damages and...
  • Jul 14

    Federal Update - TexasBarCLE Advanced Civil Trial

    Federal Update - TexasBarCLE Advanced Civil Trial
    In beautiful San Antonio this evening prepping for the first of three presentations of my Federal Update paper tomorrow morning at the State Bar's Advanced Civil Trial seminar. This year it deals primarily with the upcoming FRCP discovery…
Rank this Week: 285

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
Rank this Week: 356

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
  • Jul 28

    Fiat Chrysler to Pay $105 Million Fine

    Fiat Chrysler to Pay $105 Million Fine
    Fiat Chrysler has been fined $105 million by NHTSA for failing to complete 23 safety recalls in an efficient manner. One of the recalls has been link to at least 75 deaths.
  • Jul 28

    1 Dead in San Rafael Construction Accident

    1 Dead in San Rafael Construction Accident
    Regulators believe hazardous work conditions contributed to the death of a California construction firm employee. The firm has been fined nearly $40,000.
  • Jul 28

    Trucker Stripped of License Following Fatal Accident

    Trucker Stripped of License Following Fatal Accident
    A Kentucky-licensed truck driver has been restricted from driving commercial vehicles for a fatal accident that killed six.
Rank this Week: 583

Law Links | Health Links

Law Links | Health Links

Connecting legal, health and marketing resources with a New England focus.

http://lawlinkshealthlinks.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    Primary Bank: NH Welcomes First New Bank in Seven Year

    Primary Bank: NH Welcomes First New Bank in Seven Year
    CONCORD, NH — Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell, P.C. congratulates Primary Bank and its Organizers for forming a new bank, raising over $25 million in capital, and opening its doors for business. The Bedford, NH-based bank is the first…
  • Apr 9

    New Legal Sales and Service Awards To Be Awarded at RainDance Conference

    New Legal Sales and Service Awards To Be Awarded at RainDance Conference
    BOSTON — The Legal Sales and Service Organization (LSSO) has announced new sales and service awards for the legal industry. The awards — Sales & Service Team of the Year and Sales & Service Executive of the Year — will recognize…
  • Mar 6

    John Tumilty Joins MBBP as Chair of Business Litigation Group

    John Tumilty Joins MBBP as Chair of Business Litigation Group
    WALTHAM, MA — Noted trial attorney John Tumilty has joined the Waltham-based law firm of Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, PC as a member and will chair the firm’s newly-expanded Business Litigation Group. Formerly a partner at Edwards…
Rank this Week: 720

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jul 28

    Hickman: The Tax Court Delivers An APA-Based Smackdown

    Hickman: The Tax Court Delivers An APA-Based Smackdown
    TaxProf Blog op-ed: Altera Corp. & Subs. v. Commissioner: The Tax Court Delivers An APA-Based Smackdown, by Kristin Hickman (Minnesota): Since the Supreme Court decided the Mayo Foundation case in 2011, the government has done everything…
  • Jul 28

    Boston College Seeks To Hire A Tax Prof

    Boston College Seeks To Hire A Tax Prof
    Boston College Law School: BOSTON COLLEGE LAW SCHOOL expects to make two faculty appointments in fields that might include constitutional law and/or taxation. Hiring rank would be dependent on the background and experience of the applicant.…
  • Jul 28

    More On Hillary Clinton's Capital Gains Tax Plan

    More On Hillary Clinton's Capital Gains Tax Plan
    Following up on Sunday's post, Hillary Clinton's Capital Gains Tax Plan: Hoover Institution: Hillary Clinton’s Upside Down Tax Reforms, by Richard A. Epstein (NYU) Human Events: Hillary’s Inconceivably Stupid Capital-Gains Tax Scheme, by…
Rank this Week: 55

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Human Error To Blame For Horrifying Escalator Accident in China

    Human Error To Blame For Horrifying Escalator Accident in China
    A horrible escalator accident in Jingzhou, China, a province in Hubei that has approximately 5 million citizens, has left a young woman dead as she put herself in the way of danger in order to save the life of her son. 31-year-old Xiang…
  • Jul 28

    “Freak” Truck Accident Takes The Life of Hudson Woman

    “Freak” Truck Accident Takes The Life of Hudson Woman
    A North Carolina man was charged with the death of a woman from Hudson after an accident that took place in May. Following his hearing in Central District Court on Monday however, he was released on personal recognizance. 62 year old Gary…
  • Jul 23

    County in Tenn. Has Developed Bicycle Safety System- Does It Work? Would It Work In Boston?

    County in Tenn. Has Developed Bicycle Safety System- Does It Work? Would It Work In Boston?
    Law enforcement officials in Chattanooga, Tennessee believe they are on their way to developing a system to determine whether or not motor vehicle drivers are maintaining a safe distance from the bicyclists they share the road with. And while…
Rank this Week: 314

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jul 28

    News Scan

    News Scan
    CA Teen Arrested After Body of Missing Girl Found:  A 15-year-old male neighbor was arrested after authorities discovered the remains of who they believe to be an 8-year-old Santa Cruz girl that disappeared on Sunday.  Fox News…
  • Jul 27

    Killers and Rapists, Rejoice!

    Killers and Rapists, Rejoice!
    One thing my father taught me was to thank God for your opponents.  As usual, he was right.My opponents in the sentencing reform battle  --  those favoring mass sentencing reduction and the additional crime that is certain to…
  • Jul 27

    Kevin Cooper: Still Guilty After All These Year

    Kevin Cooper: Still Guilty After All These Year
    California's capital punishment opponents have a problem.  Despite about a thousand capital judgments in the post-Gregg era (beginning with the passage of the Deukmejian bill in 1977), they don't have a single substantiated case of an…
Rank this Week: 187

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Jul 28

    CE FLNG Requests Continuation of FERC Pre-Filing Review Statu

    CE FLNG Requests Continuation of FERC Pre-Filing Review Statu
    CE FLNG, LLC (CE FLNG), an affiliate of Cambridge Energy Group Limited, has submitted a response to FERC’s letter  directing FLNG to submit by August 1, 2015, draft resource reports in support of its proposed self-propelled…
  • Jul 27

    FERC Authorizes Excelerate’s Aguirre LNG Import Terminal for Offshore Puerto Rico

    FERC Authorizes Excelerate’s Aguirre LNG Import Terminal for Offshore Puerto Rico
    FERC has issued an order authorizing Excelerate Energy subsidiary Aguirre Offshore GasPort, LLC to construct and operate an LNG import terminal along the southern shore of Puerto Rico, near the municipality of Salinas.  The Aguirre LNG…
  • Jul 27

    FERC to Prepare Environmental Impact Statements for Proposed Brownsville, Texas LNG Terminal

    FERC to Prepare Environmental Impact Statements for Proposed Brownsville, Texas LNG Terminal
    FERC has issued notices of its intent to prepare environmental impact statements for the liquefaction and LNG export terminals proposed by Annova LNG Brownsville, Texas LNG Brownsville LLC, and Rio Grande LNG, LLC.  All three projects…
Rank this Week: 109

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    New and Updated European Court of Human Rights Factsheet

    New and Updated European Court of Human Rights Factsheet
    The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg has published a series of Factsheets that describe important jurisprudence of the institution on a number of subjects. Recent additions and updates include: Sexual orientation…
  • Jul 27

    Globe and Mail Weekend Feature on Judicial Appointments in Canada

    Globe and Mail Weekend Feature on Judicial Appointments in Canada
    Sean Fine, the Globe and Mail's justice correspondent, published a lengthy piece in the weekend edition of the newspaper on Stephen Harper’s courts: How the judiciary has been remade. In it, Fine provides an analysis of appointments to…
  • Jul 26

    Best Practices for Library Research Guide

    Best Practices for Library Research Guide
    The LLRX.com website has published a helpful list of tips on best practices for creating library research guides.Among the tips:Create a clean and consistent look Create guides for specific tasks or courses Quality over quantity Provide short…
Rank this Week: 548

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

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

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 69

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Jul 28

    The Civil Law System – Global Legal Collection Highlight

    The Civil Law System – Global Legal Collection Highlight
    The following is a guest post by Eduardo Soares, a foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress covering Portuguese-speaking jurisdictions.  Eduardo has previously published posts about the Brazilian law collection, capoeira and…
  • Jul 27

    Comics and the Law

    Comics and the Law
    It is the current fashion, both in academics and popular culture, to convey information about more serious topics, such as war, chemistry, military life in a combat zone, autobiography, cancer, and pandemic preparedness in graphic novels. As…
  • Jul 24

    Law Library Summer Interns 2015 – Pic of the Week

    Law Library Summer Interns 2015 – Pic of the Week
    The Law Library benefits every year from the energy and enthusiasm of our summer interns!  We had another large group of interns this year, and many of them recently convened for the traditional group photo. This year, international…
Rank this Week: 509

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Jul 28

    LegalEyes for July 28, 2015

    LegalEyes for July 28, 2015
    by Jim ThompsonJennifer Steinhauer at The New York Times writes about bipartisan congressional efforts to reform the outdated mandatory sentencing laws that have left our federal prisons overcrowded.In The National Law Journal, Karen Sloan…
  • Jul 27

    LegalEyes for July 27, 2015

    LegalEyes for July 27, 2015
    by Jim Thompson Frank Bruni at The New York Times discusses the failures of the Electoral College system, quoting John Koza, the well-known advocate for a national popular vote, and citing a FairVote study that confirmed candidates focus…
  • Jul 24

    LegalEyes for July 24, 2015

    LegalEyes for July 24, 2015
    by Jim ThompsonTerri Lively quotes ACS President Caroline Fredrickson in a Fortune article about our misguided views on overtime pay and the challenges this creates for working parents.   Heather Digby Parton reports at Salon about…
Rank this Week: 667

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Jul 28

    It's a ZIL Lane Life for our Liberal Leader

    It's a ZIL Lane Life for our Liberal Leader
    This story bugs me to no end: Just hours after Hillary Clinton unveiled her presidential campaign's push to solve global warming through an aggressive carbon-cutting plan, she sauntered up the steps... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jul 27

    The errors of liberation theology

    The errors of liberation theology
    First Things has a succinct review of the basic errors of liberation theology. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jul 27

    Has the "Responsible Corporate Officer" doctrine run amok?

    Has the "Responsible Corporate Officer" doctrine run amok?
    The WLF is asking the Eighth Circuit to rein the doctrine in: On July 27, 2015, WLF asked the Eighth Circuit to overturn a district court decision that would impose a term of imprisonment on two... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 84

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 429

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Jul 28

    U.S. Copyright Office proposes changes to Copyright Act

    U.S. Copyright Office proposes changes to Copyright Act
    Recently, the United States Copyright Office issued a report regarding proposed changes to the Copyright Act in relation to Orphan Works and Mass Digitization.[1] The term Orphan Works refers to works where the copyright owner cannot be…
  • Jul 27

    Laches or delay in filing a lawsuit in the context of Intellectual Property law

    Laches or delay in filing a lawsuit in the context of Intellectual Property law
    The legal term Laches is often used to describe a potential defense that a person being sued can assert. Laches encompasses the situation where a Plaintiff has delayed in bringing a lawsuit for an unreasonably long period of time. In some…
  • Jul 21

    Short Circuit: Payday for Infringer

    Short Circuit: Payday for Infringer
    In 1996, an amateur artist named Frederick Bouchat designed a logo for the Baltimore Ravens that the club later adopted as a team symbol without his awareness.  The infringing symbol then appeared on Ravens merchandise sold at home…
Rank this Week: 794

Erie Injury Law Blog

Erie Injury Law Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and Erie County accident and injury information. By Purchase & George P.C.

http://www.yourerieaccidentlawyers.com/blog/
  • Jul 28

    Meeting held to discuss motorcycle safety before big rally

    Meeting held to discuss motorcycle safety before big rally
    In Mid-July, more than 100,000 motorcyclists will gather on the banks of Lake Erie for an annual get together called the "ROAR ON THE SHORE." The event promises to hold a weekend's worth of fun. But overshadowing the gathering…
  • Jul 21

    What are some of laws Pennsylvania boaters must follow?

    What are some of laws Pennsylvania boaters must follow?
    With summer beginning, many of Erie's residents will likely be heading out to have some fun on the lake. Spending a day out on the water can be relaxing and exciting. But it is of paramount importance that all boaters...
  • Jul 15

    Nursing homes must take careful precautions to protect resident

    Nursing homes must take careful precautions to protect resident
    At some point, you may have to have an older relative placed in the care of a nursing home. When you do, you hope the facility is capable of providing a premium level of care. Nursing homes are tasked with...
Rank this Week: 995

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jul 28

    More talk that all the talk about federal sentencing reform is about to produce some action

    More talk that all the talk about federal sentencing reform is about to produce some action
    As July winds down and as more opponents of sentencing reform have become more vocal, I was coming to believe that all the talk (and more talk) of bipartisan efforts to finalize a federal sentencing reform bill was going to...
  • Jul 28

    Federal authorities grant parole to spy Jonathan Pollard after 30 years in prison

    Federal authorities grant parole to spy Jonathan Pollard after 30 years in prison
    As reported in this new New York Times story, headlined "Jonathan Pollard, Spy for Israel, to Be Released on Parole in November," a high-profile defendant who committed his crimes before the federal system abolished parole has now…
  • Jul 28

    "Can a Public Defender Really Handle 700 Cases a Year?"

    "Can a Public Defender Really Handle 700 Cases a Year?"
    The question in the title of this post is the headline of this Mother Jones piece, which carries this subheadline: "A new ACLU lawsuit takes on a California county where 60 public defenders work 42,000 cases every year." Here is...
Rank this Week: 196

Nanotechnology Law Report

Nanotechnology Law Report

Covers legal issues surrounding nanotechnology. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur.

http://www.nanolawreport.com/
  • Jul 28

    OSHA Nano-Workplace Factsheet

    OSHA Nano-Workplace Factsheet
    OSHA's factsheet for working safely nanomaterials in the workplace suggests including the following basics in worker training and instruction: • Identification of nanomaterials the employer uses and the processes in which they are…
  • Jul 27

    Reminder: EPA Comment Period Closing

    Reminder: EPA Comment Period Closing
    Just a reminder that the extended comment period for EPA's proposed rule regarding reporting and recordkeeping requirements for certain nanoscale materials closes August 5, 2015. Readers can find a copy of the proposed rule here: …
  • Jun 26

    And now for something slightly different: SEC Updates Keeping Ahead of the Regulatory Curve

    And now for something slightly different: SEC Updates Keeping Ahead of the Regulatory Curve
     Our colleagues on our sister blogsite Federal Securities Law Blog have been tracking new and updated SEC regulations that could impact on the businesses of our readers.  The  articles in their most recent eBook …
Rank this Week: 680

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

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

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    Message from Your Florida Bar President: "Everybody Chillax"!

    Message from Your Florida Bar President: "Everybody Chillax"!
    The whole "reciprocity" brouhaha was just part of a larger visioning project, we're looking at lots of different things, nothing's been decided, we want your input, don't worry so much, thank you for being a member of the Florida Bar.Look at…
  • Jul 28

    Your Honor, We Had Some Major "Technical Difficulties"!

    Your Honor, We Had Some Major "Technical Difficulties"!
    They involved not responding in time in the first place, not getting notice the order granting leave to renew, and not including a meritorious defense in the motion to vacate.God I hate technicalities!
  • Jul 27

    Enjoy Your Summer Cruise From Hell! (Happy Monday).

    Enjoy Your Summer Cruise From Hell! (Happy Monday).
    Spence is back from Europe -- shaved, (relatively) booze-free, wearing his crisp suit and red power tie (with matching red hanky), and he's ready to strike fear provide cautionary advice to our many South Florida cruise passengers.Happy…
Rank this Week: 164