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TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Nov 25

    More National Guardsmen Called to Ferguson

    More National Guardsmen Called to Ferguson
    MO Governor Jay Nixon has ordered 2,200 more national guardsman to Ferguson. More than 2,200 additional National Guard troops will take to the streets in the St. Louis area at night, Gov. Jay Nixon announced. They will join 700 Guardsmen…
  • Nov 25

    Ferguson G. J. Decision : No Indictment, Violence Erupt

    Ferguson G. J. Decision : No Indictment, Violence Erupt
    The prosecutor's office has released the grand jury testimony in the investigation of the Michael Brown shooting. The grand jury declined to indict Officer Wilson. The local CBS affiliate has this recap, with links to some of the…
  • Nov 24

    Monday Open Thread

    Monday Open Thread
    Showtime's Homeland is back in its element. After a shaky start this season, it slowly got back on track, and the last two episodes were Homeland at it's best. Separated at birth: One of the two guys above is Saddam Jamal, a terrorist…
Rank this Week: 2

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Nov 25

    Imported Smoked Salmon Recalled for Potential Listeria Contamination

    Imported Smoked Salmon Recalled for Potential Listeria Contamination
    Acme Smoked Fish Corporation of Brooklyn, NY, is voluntarily recalling 564 pounds of its Imported (Product of Denmark) Acme 4 oz. (113g) vacuum packs of Smoked Nova Salmon with lot code of L.05122014 because it may be contaminated with…
  • Nov 25

    VA Firm Recalls Soybean Sprouts for Possible Listeria Contamination

    VA Firm Recalls Soybean Sprouts for Possible Listeria Contamination
    Food safety specialists from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services are warning people not to eat Soybean Sprouts from Henry’s Farm Inc. of Woodford, Va. The company is recalling all packages of soybean sprouts…
  • Nov 24

    FDA Finalizes Menu Labeling for Restaurants, Vending Machine

    FDA Finalizes Menu Labeling for Restaurants, Vending Machine
    Calorie counts are coming to menus and vending machines near you. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it has finalized its two rules requiring that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards in chain…
Rank this Week: 92

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Nov 25

    More PGR results: "top 10" in ancient philosophy

    More PGR results: "top 10" in ancient philosophy
    The schools are ranked in peer groups by their rounded mean score to .5 intervals; after a school's name appears the median and mode scores. Where the median and mode scores are higher than the rounded mean that usually indicates...
  • Nov 25

    Years to attainment of a humanities PhD

    Years to attainment of a humanities PhD
    Robert Townsend, Director of the Washington Office of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, kindly sent along this new data. He writes: Instead of the usual calculations, I purchased numbers for the time students spend in the program…
  • Nov 25

    Grand juries rarely indict police officers involved in shooting

    Grand juries rarely indict police officers involved in shooting
    This is a solid explanation of the legal standards, which make these outcomes predictable. Remember, also, that a grand jury proceeding is not adversarial: it is only the prosecutor presenting evidence, and if the prosectuor is skeptical that…
Rank this Week: 135

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
Rank this Week: 75

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    Bubble Babies, Cures and California's Stem Cell Agency

    Bubble Babies, Cures and California's Stem Cell Agency
    Alysia Padilla-Vacarro and daughter, Evangelina, on the day of the baby's life-saving gene therapy treatment at UCLA. UCLA photoNumbers speak loudly in America. We focus intently – sometimes obsessively -- on everything from…
  • Nov 21

    Correction

    Correction
    The "birthday party" item Nov. 20, 2014, incorrectly stated that Anne Holden wrote CIRM blog piece on the "bubble boy" researchat UCLA. It was actually Todd Dubnicoff who wrote the article on the agency's blog, The Stem Cellar.
  • Nov 20

    Birthday Party for California's 10-year-old Stem Cell Research Program

    Birthday Party for California's 10-year-old Stem Cell Research Program
    Fred Lesikar, a heart attack victim aided bya CIRM-backed cell treatmentCIRM photoThe California stem cell agency today celebrated its 10thbirthday with a media event in Los Angeles where its supporters declared that the effort marked…
Rank this Week: 376

Health Law Attorney Blog

Health Law Attorney Blog

Covers health law and compliance issues. By The Health Law Partners.

http://www.healthlawattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 827

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Nov 25

    Food Safety Lawyer Says It’s Time for a Warning Label on Sprout

    Food Safety Lawyer Says It’s Time for a Warning Label on Sprout
    William Marler, an attorney specializing in food safety, warns about the danger of sprouts and that they are not as “healthy” as they seem Another sprout-related Salmonella outbreak earlier this month has prompted the attorneys of…
  • Nov 25

    Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Sprouts Sickens 68 in 10 State

    Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Sprouts Sickens 68 in 10 State
    As of November 24, a total of 68 persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Enteritidis have been reported from 10 states. The number of ill people identified in each state is as follows: Connecticut (4), Maine (3),…
  • Nov 25

    Another Sprout Recall – This Time Listeria

    Another Sprout Recall – This Time Listeria
    Henry’s Farm Inc. is recalling their soybean sprouts due to a possible health risk. Food safety specialists from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services have warned consumers not to eat Soybean Sprouts from…
Rank this Week: 94

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
  • Nov 25

    On the Ground in Ferguson: #BlackLivesMatter

    On the Ground in Ferguson: #BlackLivesMatter
    My heart aches today. I'm in Ferguson – supporting the incredible work of ACLU of Missouri, meeting with activists, helping out legal observers, handing out Know Your Rights t-shirts and cards to protesters. And, as a person of color,…
  • Nov 25

    The U.N. Acts to Protect the Human Right to Privacy

    The U.N. Acts to Protect the Human Right to Privacy
    The U.S. Senate failed last week to act to protect the privacy rights of Americans when the USA Freedom Act was rejected, but today, the United Nations took another step towards recognizing privacy rights for everyone. This afternoon, a…
  • Nov 23

    Ferguson Q&A with organizer Larry Fellows III

    Ferguson Q&A with organizer Larry Fellows III
    As we wait for the St. Louis county grand jury to reach a decision on whether or not to indict Officer Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown, ACLU national staff is in Ferguson, Missouri to support the work of the ACLU of Missouri and to…
Rank this Week: 65

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Nov 25

    Ferguson Grand Jury Evidence (WARNING: NON-COMEDIC POST)

    Ferguson Grand Jury Evidence (WARNING: NON-COMEDIC POST)
    Not that the outcome isn't a real hoot, but this is really just to provide a couple of links for those who are interested. First, this New York Times page has all the grand jury evidence in one place,…
  • Nov 24

    Court Unconvinced by Lawyer Dressed as Thomas Jefferson

    Court Unconvinced by Lawyer Dressed as Thomas Jefferson
    Today in Least Surprising Updates: The Kansas Supreme Court unanimously held on November 14 that Dennis Hawver would be disbarred for violating seven ethical or court rules when representing a defendant who was ultimately sentenced to…
  • Nov 24

    Tribunal Reinstates Man Fired for Chicken-Dance Harassment

    Tribunal Reinstates Man Fired for Chicken-Dance Harassment
    One major aspect of the reasons for dismissal, which involved a finding that the applicant performed the "chicken dance" as an intentional act to intimidate, harass or otherwise harm another employee, was simply fanciful and did not represent…
Rank this Week: 329

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Nov 25

    Southwark: Not appealing

    Southwark: Not appealing
    It is not unknown for losing parties in a case to not be happy, indeed very upset. There are two basic options. To shut up and put up with it, or appeal. Rather unusually, faced with one of the most coruscating High Court judgments I can…
  • Nov 25

    Penal notices and warrant

    Penal notices and warrant
    Lawtel had a short note on a case called Bank of Ireland v Shah and another (QBD, 20.11.14) this week and I was wondering if anyone knew any more about it. According to the note, the Bank had a possession order against Mr Shah arising out of…
  • Nov 23

    Angels Dancing on the Head of Anti-Social Behaviour

    Angels Dancing on the Head of Anti-Social Behaviour
    Telchadder v Wickland Holdings Ltd [2014] UKSC 57 I will admit to being a bit cool on static caravan parks. I used to live in an area surrounded by them and could never understand why people would want to holiday in them, much less live in…
Rank this Week: 380

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Nov 25

    3 Count: Expendable Arrest

    3 Count: Expendable Arrest
    Two men arrested over the Expendables 3 leak, Russia signs tough new anti-piracy law and Kim Dotcom says he's officially broke.
  • Nov 24

    Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 349 – Sirius Concern

    Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 349 – Sirius Concern
    Aereo declare bankruptcy, SiriusXM loses a key decision, Perfect 10 loses again and Kim Dotcom has a very rough week.
  • Nov 24

    3 Count: Mr. Roboto

    3 Count: Mr. Roboto
    Class action suit filed against Rightscorp over robocalls, Kim Dotcom remains out on bail with restrictions and Activision targets glitch videos.
Rank this Week: 418

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

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

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    BROKEN PROMISE: THE DEMISE OF “SURE AND CERTAIN RELIEF” UNDER THE NORTH DAKOTA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION ACT

    BROKEN PROMISE: THE DEMISE OF “SURE AND CERTAIN RELIEF” UNDER THE NORTH DAKOTA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION ACT
    Todya's post is shared from http://law.und.edu/and is authored by By Dean J. Haas*The workers’ compensation bargain in which employees gave up theability to sue their employers in exchange for “sure and certain relief”…
  • Nov 25

    Wal-Mart workers plan Black Friday protests for higher pay

    Wal-Mart workers plan Black Friday protests for higher pay
    Today's post was shared by Steven Greenhouse and comes from www.latimes.com Wal-Mart protestWal-Mart workers and their supporters plan to launch protests at stores across the country on Black Friday to push for higher wages and better…
  • Nov 25

    Safety delays over faulty air bag

    Safety delays over faulty air bag
    Today's post was shared by Take Justice Back and comes from www.washingtonpost.com THE NATIONAL Highway Transportation Safety Administration is widening its crackdown on air bags at risk of exploding — potentially killing or maiming…
Rank this Week: 264

The Reverse Merger & SPAC Blog

The Reverse Merger & SPAC Blog

Covers reverse mergers, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), and other alternatives to initial public offerings (IPOs). By David Feldman.

http://www.reversemergerblog.com/
  • Nov 25

    Disclosure Requirements for Public Companies: A Few Downside

    Disclosure Requirements for Public Companies: A Few Downside
    Annual and quarterly reports to the SEC only represent a portion of the public disclosure required by public companies. Unlike a private business, public companies now put the capital and resources of many public shareholders at…
  • Nov 24

    Venture Capital vs. Reverse Merger

    Venture Capital vs. Reverse Merger
    Financing is always a double-edged sword. When it comes to looking for money, there are always positives and negatives included in a decision that heads in any direction. The question is, what is the lesser of the evils for your particular…
  • Nov 17

    How Tos for Form SB-2 Self-Filing

    How Tos for Form SB-2 Self-Filing
    Not all going public events require an IPO or even a typical reverse merger. No, sometimes going public is even more simple–at least on the surface. Certainly other options exist including Form 10-SB and SB-2 shells. What follows…
Rank this Week: 869

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    Sprechen sie Deutsch?

    Sprechen sie Deutsch?
    More proposed Obamacare rules to improved the customer experience.The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Nov. 21 issued a massive 324-page notice of proposed rulemaking aimed at improving the consumer experience in the health…
  • Nov 25

    Hunh: CCC's no more

    Hunh: CCC's no more
    Had a "d'oh!" moment when I received this in email:"[G]eneration of HIPAA Certificates of Creditable Coverage (CoCC) upon member termination will no longer be necessary because the pre-existing condition limitations are fully eliminated in…
  • Nov 25

    Missing the Mark, MVNHS©-style

    Missing the Mark, MVNHS©-style
    Last month, we questioned whether the Much Vaunted National Health System© was worth saving (assuming it could be, of course). Thanks to co-blogger Bob, we have more evidence supporting the "No" position:"The NHS in England has…
Rank this Week: 35

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 93

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Nov 25

    Massachusetts Hardest Hit in Salmonella Sproutbreak

    Massachusetts Hardest Hit in Salmonella Sproutbreak
    As of November 24, a total of 68 persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Enteritidis have been reported from 10 states. The number of ill people identified in... Continue Reading
  • Nov 24

    What is Brave? by Melissa Kaye

    What is Brave? by Melissa Kaye
    I pulled this off of Huffington Post: Brave is the little girl who sits by herself at the breakfast table while I pack her lunch or take a shower. No... Continue Reading
  • Nov 23

    1,200 Pounds of Beef Recalled After Positive E. coli O157:H7 Test

    1,200 Pounds of Beef Recalled After Positive E. coli O157:H7 Test
    On Saturday afternoon FSIS announced that Ranchers Legacy Meat Co., of Vadnais Heights, Minnesota was recalling 1,200 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 29

Salmonella Blog

Salmonella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on salmonella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.salmonellablog.com/
Rank this Week: 657

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 25

    Law Enforcement Assistance Administration...cont

    Law Enforcement Assistance Administration...cont
    Defendant's moving papers consist of a rambling, prolix series of allegations, couched mainly in the form of rhetorical questions, attacking the legality of the major offender program. Without avowing any particular constitutional…
  • Nov 25

    They were arrested at the next station...cont

    They were arrested at the next station...cont
    The Federal and State constitutions ensure those accused of a crime the right to assistance of counsel. Unlike the Federal standard which requires a showing that there is a reasonable probability that the attorney's errors affected the…
  • Nov 24

    Appellate Division's reversal on the law was itself erroneous...cont

    Appellate Division's reversal on the law was itself erroneous...cont
    We put to one side this latter instruction concerning the presumption. In the first place, no objection or exception was taken to it, and, consequently, this item could not have been considered an error of law by the Appellate...
Rank this Week: 945

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Nov 25

    Christ the King Regional High School

    Christ the King Regional High School
    A Kings Construction Accident Lawyer said that, in an action for a judgment declaring that the defendant is obligated to defend and indemnify the plaintiffs in an underlying personal injury action, commenced in the Supreme Court, Kings…
  • Nov 23

    The Coughlin Affd. cont...

    The Coughlin Affd. cont...
    Plaintiff goes on to explain that she relocated to the Philadelphia area after September 30th because I obtained a job more suited to my financial and professional needs in the Philadelphia area. The injury case law defendants cite is…
  • Nov 22

    The Coughlin Affd. cont...

    The Coughlin Affd. cont...
    Plaintiff goes on to explain that she relocated to the Philadelphia area after September 30th because I obtained a job more suited to my financial and professional needs in the Philadelphia area. The injury case law defendants cite is…
Rank this Week: 845

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Nov 25

    4 Reasons Why Justice Lori Douglas Finally Resigned

    4 Reasons Why Justice Lori Douglas Finally Resigned
    I can’t imagine Justice Lori Douglas’ anguish over the protracted Judicial Inquiry that has been her life for the past four years. I wondered how she was able to carry on with the unrelenting battle, particularly after the…
  • Nov 24

    Guest Post: The Most Expensive Divorces Ever

    Guest Post: The Most Expensive Divorces Ever
    Everyone knows that divorce can be an expensive process, but some of the sums involved in the world’s most expensive divorces are truly eye-watering. Expensive divorces have been in the news recently with the Russian oligarch Dmitry…
  • Nov 20

    Why is No One Talking About Elder Abuse?

    Why is No One Talking About Elder Abuse?
    Did you know that in thirty-five years one in four Canadians will be over the age of 65? Today our senior population is well over 5 million and expected to reach 10 million by 2036. We do know that as we age we become more vulnerable as our…
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/
  • Nov 25

    Black Box Warning Added to Power Morcellator

    Black Box Warning Added to Power Morcellator
    The FDA has ordered that laparoscopic power morcellators carry a black box warning addressing the a risk that the devices may spread undetected cancers.
  • Nov 25

    Honda Failed to Report 1,700 Injury and Death Claim

    Honda Failed to Report 1,700 Injury and Death Claim
    Honda is facing federal fines after announcing that it failed to report more than half of the injury and death claims it received between 2003 and 2014.
  • Nov 25

    7-Year-Old Thrown From Car in Fatal Crash

    7-Year-Old Thrown From Car in Fatal Crash
    A man is dead and a 7-year-old boy is seriously injured following a two-car collision in Southeast San Antonio early Monday morning.
Rank this Week: 284

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: 119

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Nov 25

    After the Doldrums, a Boost of Confidence Among Law Firm Leader

    After the Doldrums, a Boost of Confidence Among Law Firm Leader
    Major law firms are feeling more bullish about the legal industry after years of post-recession doldrums.
  • Nov 25

    Key Passages from Police Officer Darren Wilson’s Testimony

    Key Passages from Police Officer Darren Wilson’s Testimony
    Testimony released after a Missouri grand jury declined to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the death of an unarmed teenager provides a first look through Mr. Wilson’s eyes into what happened that day. The officer has remained…
  • Nov 25

    Prosecutors Release Ferguson Grand Jury Evidence

    Prosecutors Release Ferguson Grand Jury Evidence
    St. Louis County prosecutors on Monday night released thousands of pages of grand jury evidence from the Darren Wilson investigation. Here are links to the documents.
Rank this Week: 41

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Privacy and Security Law Blog

Covers biometrics, HIPAA, identity theft, PATRIOT Act, phishing and more. By Davis Wright Tremaine.

http://www.privsecblog.com/
  • Nov 25

    AgeCheq, Inc. Looking for Second Bite at the Parental Consent Apple

    AgeCheq, Inc. Looking for Second Bite at the Parental Consent Apple
    FTC Denies Company’s First Proposed COPPA Parental Consent Method, Seeks Public Comment on Second Proposal The Federal Trade Commission announced that it has denied AgeCheq, Inc.’s proposed verifiable parental consent method…
  • Nov 25

    Encryption and Securing BYO Devices at the Heart of Massachusetts AG $100,000 Settlement

    Encryption and Securing BYO Devices at the Heart of Massachusetts AG $100,000 Settlement
    The Massachusetts Attorney General announced Friday that her office had reached a settlement with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) surrounding a 2012 data breach in which a physician’s unencrypted personal laptop containing…
  • Nov 24

    Preparing for HIPAA Compliance Audit

    Preparing for HIPAA Compliance Audit
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR), the office responsible for administering and enforcing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), will continue to audit…
Rank this Week: 629

Washington Injury Attorney Blog

Washington Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various accident, injury, and medical malpractice topics including nursing home abuse and wrongful death. By Farber Law Group.

http://www.washingtoninjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 25

    Considering fibroid surgery? Answers to questions regarding surgery with power morcellator

    Considering fibroid surgery? Answers to questions regarding surgery with power morcellator
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a rare "black box warning" on power morcellation devices for laparoscopic surgery to remove uterine fibroids or to perform a hysterectomy. The warning cautions women considering…
  • Nov 24

    4.9 million Graco strollers recalled due to amputation risk

    4.9 million Graco strollers recalled due to amputation risk
    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Graco Children's Products has issued a recall for 4.9 million strollers because a folding hinge on the stroller's die poses an amputation risk. Graco reports they have received 11…
  • Nov 19

    Young children can suffer serious side effects after drinking energy drink

    Young children can suffer serious side effects after drinking energy drink
    A new study presented by the American Heart Association reveals that poison control centers field thousands of call after children accidentally consume so-called "energy drinks" containing high amounts of caffeine. Consumption of energy…
Rank this Week: 507

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

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

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    More noteworthy December appellate program

    More noteworthy December appellate program
    Looking for a reason to spend a Friday (and then, perhaps the weekend) in the Bay Area? Friday, Dec. 5: BASF hosts "View from the Appellate Bench" with an all-star panel of speakers including: Justice Liu, Justices Richman, Pollak, Siggins,…
  • Nov 24

    Supreme Court nomination!!! Angeleno Leondra Kruger

    Supreme Court nomination!!! Angeleno Leondra Kruger
    Governor Brown SelectsLeondra R. Krugerfor California Supreme CourtSACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced Leondra R. Kruger as his choice for associate justice of the California Supreme Court. Leondra R. Kruger,…
  • Nov 20

    Dec. 2 -- You gonna go Federal or State?

    Dec. 2 -- You gonna go Federal or State?
    Ok, SoCal Appellate Fanatics, what are you gonna do the evening of December 2?FBA-LA is throwing a Tribute to Chief Judge Kozinski at the Chambers Courthouse in Pasadena. Flyer here.But the Italian American Lawyers Association's Supreme Court…
Rank this Week: 196

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

Reviews recent cases involving non-competition agreements and related claims. By Kenneth J. Vanko.

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Nov 25

    2014 AIPLA Trade Secret Law Summit Is Nearing

    2014 AIPLA Trade Secret Law Summit Is Nearing
    For those attorneys who follow this blog, I encourage you to consider attending the American Intellectual Property Law Association's Trade Secret Law Summit. The event will be held on December 4 and 5 at Intel Corporation in Santa Clara,…
  • Nov 20

    Supreme Court of Arizona Gives Trade Secrets Preemption a Narrow Construction

    Supreme Court of Arizona Gives Trade Secrets Preemption a Narrow Construction
    Perhaps the most boring question in all of trade secrets law generates a lot of commentary, particularly in the blogosphere.The question is whether the displacement provision of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act applies to claims based on…
  • Nov 11

    Unpacking Bad Faith

    Unpacking Bad Faith
    A very smart lawyer at a very large firm once told me something very convincing.All the good stuff lies in the privilege log.The notion of "bad faith" prompted this comment. And by bad faith, I generally refer to the defense perception that…
Rank this Week: 530

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Nov 25

    The Part-Time Economy

    The Part-Time Economy
    There is an interesting article at CNN Money which discusses a disturbing but important employment trend in this country. The piece looks at the movement towards employing part-time workers rather than using full-time employees. The article…
  • Nov 25

    Ford: How Do We Define Stuff Like "Discrimination"?

    Ford: How Do We Define Stuff Like "Discrimination"?
    Richard Ford (Stanford) has just posted on SSRN his article (forthcoming Stanford L. Rev. 2014) Bias in the Air: Rethinking Employment Discrimination Law. Here's the abstract: Employment discrimination jurisprudence assumes that key concepts…
  • Nov 25

    Atlanta Fire Chief Suspended for Writing Religious/Homophobic Book

    Atlanta Fire Chief Suspended for Writing Religious/Homophobic Book
    Thanks to Phil Sparkes for sending us a note about this gem. From yesterday's Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran has been suspended without pay for one month because of authoring a religious book in which he…
Rank this Week: 85

International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
  • Nov 25

    Is Simplot Wrong to Sell Genetically Modified Potatoes? - Operation

    Is Simplot Wrong to Sell Genetically Modified Potatoes? - Operation
    I don't know whether genetically modified potatoes are a good idea or not. But, given the recent divergence of views, it is worthwhile remembering how we got the frozen french fry. Ray Kroc and the McDonald's executives from the...
  • Nov 25

    Waiting for Someone to Finally Find Your Website? - Marketing

    Waiting for Someone to Finally Find Your Website? - Marketing
    At Ripley PR, we encourage our audience to enhance their B2B public relations and marketing strategies by producing relevant content through blogging. But creating great content is simply one piece of the puzzle. Waiting for someone to…
  • Nov 24

    Don't let the IRS Rob You of Your Business - Watch for this One Mistake - Operation

    Don't let the IRS Rob You of Your Business - Watch for this One Mistake - Operation
    We had a client who was seriously considering buying a business & had to explore all financial avenues to complete the purchase. The client understood financing quite well. To secure financing was quite complicated not only in light…
Rank this Week: 950

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

Covers US immigration laws and policies. By Maged & Rost.

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Nov 25

    WE’RE MAKING A LIST, AND CHECKING IT TWICE…

    WE’RE MAKING A LIST, AND CHECKING IT TWICE…
    One of the most frustrating things about being an immigration lawyer has always been the fact that there were so many people we were unable to help.  Immigration laws have been narrow, unforgiving and out of balance with…
  • Nov 24

    PRESIDENT’S IMMIGRATION INITIATIVE: THREE THINGS TO DO AND NOT TO DO NOW

    PRESIDENT’S IMMIGRATION INITIATIVE: THREE THINGS TO DO AND NOT TO DO NOW
    Since President Obama announced his Executive Action that shakes up our current immigration system and will, at least temporarily, offer millions of people who are currently undocumented an opportunity to remain and work in the United States,…
  • Nov 24

    GREEN CARDS THROUGH INVESTMENT: REGIONAL CENTERS

    GREEN CARDS THROUGH INVESTMENT: REGIONAL CENTERS
    By:  Emily Pierce, Associate Attorney at Maged Rost Almost 25 years ago, Congress established the fifth employment-based visa category, commonly referred to as EB-5.  This immigrant visa category allowsforeign nationals to obtain…
Rank this Week: 749

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Nov 25

    Blog Post: Oklahoma Attorney General Opposes EPA Power Plant Rule in Comment Letter

    Blog Post: Oklahoma Attorney General Opposes EPA Power Plant Rule in Comment Letter
    Oklahoma, 16 Other States Comment on Proposed EPA Guidelines Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt along with attorneys general from 16 other states filed a comment letter with the EPA opposing the agency’s unlawful plan to regulate…
  • Nov 25

    Blog Post: Law360 Reveals 10 Largest Environmental Practice Group

    Blog Post: Law360 Reveals 10 Largest Environmental Practice Group
    Full-service firms with global reach dominate the top 10 spots of the Environmental Law360 100, our ranking of the 100 firms with the most environmental partners globally, with two well-known boutiques snagging a place alongside the legal…
  • Nov 25

    Blog Post: California Enacts Comprehensive Groundwater Management Legislation

    Blog Post: California Enacts Comprehensive Groundwater Management Legislation
    California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law a historic package of three bills—Senate Bill 1168, [enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers], Senate Bill 1319, [enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers], and…
Rank this Week: 505

Switchboard

Switchboard

Covers global warming, energy and climate issues, pollution and oil dependence. From the Natural Resources Defense Council.

http://switchboard.nrdc.org/
  • Nov 25

    Crain & Crain's anti-regulatory analysis earns a C-

    Crain & Crain's anti-regulatory analysis earns a C-
    Laurie Johnson, Chief Economist, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, DC: As part of an ongoing effort to block the Environmental Protection Agency from keeping our air and climate safe, polluters and their allies in…
  • Nov 25

    Pennsylvania's Bob Casey Voices Support for EPA's Plan To Cut Carbon Pollution From Power Plant

    Pennsylvania's Bob Casey Voices Support for EPA's Plan To Cut Carbon Pollution From Power Plant
    Jackson Morris, Director, Eastern Energy, Danville, Pa.: Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) deserves praise for his comments in general support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to cut carbon pollution from power…
  • Nov 25

    Groups Sue Mendocino County for Illegal Contract with Wildlife Service

    Groups Sue Mendocino County for Illegal Contract with Wildlife Service
    Elly Pepper, Legislative Advocate, Washington, DC: In 2012*, California’s Mendocino County contracted with Wildlife Services — the rogue federal agency responsible for killing 4 million animals last year…
Rank this Week: 864

McClellan Law Firm Blog

McClellan Law Firm Blog

Covers San Diego brain injuries, car accidents and other personal injury topics.

http://www.mcclellanlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Nov 25

    When can I Sue for a Slip & Fall Injury?

    When can I Sue for a Slip & Fall Injury?
    Any property owner who is negligent regarding the upkeep and maintenance of their property can be held liable for damages if you or a loved one suffered a slip and fall on their premises. If you had a legitimate reason for entering and/or…
  • Nov 20

    NHTSA Calls on Automakers to Expand Takata Airbag Recall

    NHTSA Calls on Automakers to Expand Takata Airbag Recall
    On Tuesday November 18, federal safety officials with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a statement that called on auto manufacturers to issue a nationwide recall of any vehicle equipped with Takata…
  • Nov 13

    AAA Study Emphasizes Dangers of Drowsy Driving

    AAA Study Emphasizes Dangers of Drowsy Driving
    Most people may not have realized it, but the last week of October was Drowsy Driving Awareness Week. Although there seems to be holidays and weeks for all types of random things, the fact that drowsy driving has its own awareness week…
Rank this Week: 806

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    http://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/General-Information/Open-Access-PolicyOn January 1, 2015, the Open Access Policy of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be effective for all new agreements. A two-year embargo will be in…
  • Aug 7

    Webinar - 5 Critical Attributes for Special Librarians to Evolve and Stay Relevant

    Webinar - 5 Critical Attributes for Special Librarians to Evolve and Stay Relevant
    Between Google circumventing in-depth research, dealing with budget constraints, understanding the changes driving customer behavior, and other challenges, librarians are facing a new world in which they must be adaptive.Join us Thursday,…
  • Jul 11

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14

    Fastcase Hospitality Suite @ AALL14
    Fastcase is happy again to sponsor and operate the PLL Hospitality Suite at AALL, for PLL members and friends at the annual meeting.  This year the location will be at The Ambassador Suite in Room 2032 of the Grand Hyatt Hotel. …
Rank this Week: 232

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
  • Nov 25

    Freeport LNG Closes on Financing for First Two Liquefaction Trains; Issues Notice to Proceed with Construction

    Freeport LNG Closes on Financing for First Two Liquefaction Trains; Issues Notice to Proceed with Construction
    Today, Freeport LNG Expansion, L.P., (Freeport LNG) announced that its subsidiaries, FLNG Liquefaction, LLC, and FLNG Liquefaction 2, LLC, successfully closed on debt and equity financing commitments of approximately $11 billion required for…
  • Nov 24

    DOE Approves Alaska LNG Project Exports to FTA Nation

    DOE Approves Alaska LNG Project Exports to FTA Nation
    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued an order approving Alaska LNG Project’s application to export up to 20 million metric tons per annum (mtpa) of LNG (929 Bcf) from its proposed LNG terminal in the Nikiski area of the Kenai…
  • Nov 24

    Korea Gas Seeks to Sell Portion of its Share in LNG Canada

    Korea Gas Seeks to Sell Portion of its Share in LNG Canada
    Reuters reports that Korea Gas Corp. is seeking to sell a portion of its 15% ownership share in LNG Canada, which is planning to construct an LNG export terminal near Kitimat, British Columbia.  The other owners of LNG Canada are Royal…
Rank this Week: 115

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/
  • Nov 25

    Dickson D. Bruce (1946-2014)

    Dickson D. Bruce (1946-2014)
    I have just heard that sad news that Dickson Bruce has passed away. He was a history professor at the University of California-Irvine and author of a number of books. Bruce's The Rhetoric of Conservatism: The Virginia Convention of 1829-30...
  • Nov 25

    Melanie Wilson Named New Dean Of Tennessee Law

    Melanie Wilson Named New Dean Of Tennessee Law
    Professor Melanie Wilson, the associate dean ofacademic affairs at Kansas Law, has been named the new dean of the University of Tennessee School of Law. She will take over next summer. Wilson holds a JD from the University of Georgia.
  • Nov 25

    Indiana Tech Law Names Charles Cercone Dean

    Indiana Tech Law Names Charles Cercone Dean
    Indiana Tech School of Law has named Charles Cercone, currently the associate dean of faculty at Thomas Cooley Law, as its new dean. Cercone, who will take over in January, holds a JD from SUNY Buffalo Law.
Rank this Week: 68

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Edited by Deepa Badrinarayana, Blake Hudson, Lesley K. McAllister, Dave Owen, Todd Aagaard, Robin Kundis Craig and Jessica Owley.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/
  • Nov 25

    At the Birth of the Clean Water and Clean Air Act

    At the Birth of the Clean Water and Clean Air Act
    2014 is the centennial of the birth of Edmund Muskie in the old mill town of Rumford, Maine. On November 15, at a conference commemorating what would have been Muskie’s 100th birthday, Harvard Law Professor Richard Lazarus and Leon…
  • Nov 21

    IPCC Response Essay #14: Agnostic Adaptation

    IPCC Response Essay #14: Agnostic Adaptation
    Katrina Fischer Kuh, Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Intellectual Life and Hofstra Research Fellow, Maurice A. Deane School of Law Adaptation planning and implementation at all levels of governance are contingent on societal values,…
  • Nov 21

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Yellowstone Bison Hazing Program

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Yellowstone Bison Hazing Program
    On November 20, the Ninth Circuit (Schroeder, Paez, Berzon) issued a decision in Alliance for the Wild Rockies v. Department of Agriculture. Montana authorities, under a federally approved program, use low altitude helicopter flights, riders…
Rank this Week: 735

Electronic Discovery Law

Electronic Discovery Law

Covers legal issues, news and best practices relating to the discovery of electronically stored information. By K&L Gates.

http://www.ediscoverylaw.com/
  • Nov 25

    Court Declines to Preclude “Eyes On” Review for Privilege

    Court Declines to Preclude “Eyes On” Review for Privilege
    Good v. Am. Water Works Co., Inc., No. 2:14-01374, 2014 WL 5486827 (S.D. W. Va. Oct. 29, 2014) In this case, the parties made an effort to “craft an agreement respecting the handling of attorney-client and work product information…
  • Nov 25

    The 2014 ABA Journal Blawg 100: Vote for Your Favorites Now!

    The 2014 ABA Journal Blawg 100: Vote for Your Favorites Now!
    The ABA Journal’s Annual Blawg 100 list was released yesterday and we are pleased to report that the Electronic Discovery Law blog was nominated in the Legal Tech category!  The public is now invited to weigh in on the nominees by…
  • Nov 4

    Considering Motion to Compel, Court Asks Whether Discovery Responses have been “Fair”

    Considering Motion to Compel, Court Asks Whether Discovery Responses have been “Fair”
    Finjan, Inc. v. Blue Coat Sys., Inc., No. 5:13-cv-03999-BLF, 2014 WL 5321095 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 17, 2014) In this patent infringement case, Defendant objected to “producing custodial email from archival systems when [the Plaintiff] is not…
Rank this Week: 878

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

Covers the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and its Specially Designated Nationals list. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://ofac-sdn-list-removal.com/
Rank this Week: 444

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Nov 25

    Patrick Richard Harrison Barred from Securities Industry

    Patrick Richard Harrison Barred from Securities Industry
    According to Financial Planning, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority barred former CUSO Financial Services broker, Patrick Richard Harrison, for allegedly participating in a private placement transaction that cost two elderly…
  • Nov 19

    Travis Wetzel Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud

    Travis Wetzel Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud
    According to the States Attorney for the District of Maryland, a former LPL broker, Travis Wetzel, pled guilty to wire fraud and money laundering in a scheme that defrauded an elderly client. According to the plea agreement, between July…
  • Nov 12

    Massachusetts Regulator Investigates Realty Capital Securities’ REIT Sale

    Massachusetts Regulator Investigates Realty Capital Securities’ REIT Sale
    According to InvestmentNews, Massachusetts secretary, William Galvin, is investigating how Realty Capital Securities sold nontraded REITs. Mr. Galvin’s office includes the Massachusetts securities division and is specifically looking at…
Rank this Week: 312

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP…

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury topics like auto accidents, truck accidents, and even gas drilling injuries in Pennsylvania.

http://www.dlplaw.com/category/dlp-law/
Rank this Week: 804

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 25

    How Lawyers Use Evernote

    How Lawyers Use Evernote
    Are you already using Evernote, but wonder how colleagues are using it?  Or are you new to productivity apps and want to gauge how you might use Evernote in your clerkship or legal job?Legalproductivity.com has a blog post with real…
  • Nov 23

    CALI Lessons for Final

    CALI Lessons for Final
    Finals are almost here, and most students are heavy into outlines, study guides, and past exams. But don't forget CALI (the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction) which has interactive computer-based lessons keyed to typical IL and…
  • Nov 21

    Hours next week

    Hours next week
    For those who want to rest in between feasting next week here are the Library access hours.  Please note that there will be times when there is no swipe access.Wednesday, November 26 -  8:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.Wednesday, November…
Rank this Week: 596

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/
  • Nov 25

    China’s ADIZ at One Year

    China’s ADIZ at One Year
    A year ago this week, China abruptly declared an Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) covering a large area of the East China Sea, including islands the legal possession of which China disputes with Japan.  Over on the Asia Maritime…
  • Nov 25

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    In Washington, analysts and pundits are continuing to pick apart the resignation yesterday of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. In Foreign Policy, David Rothkopf argues that sacking Hagel is not a cure for President Obama’s foreign…
  • Nov 25

    Memo to NSA: Stop Saying You Apply the FIPP

    Memo to NSA: Stop Saying You Apply the FIPP
    The intelligence community has no set of general principles for judging the privacy impact of their programs.  Some privacy scholars believe that the Fair Information Protection Principles (FIPPs) serve this purpose and can apply to…
Rank this Week: 78

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: 100

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

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

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Nov 25

    Sony Settles FTC Charges Over Misleading Ads For PlayStation Vita Gaming Console

    Sony Settles FTC Charges Over Misleading Ads For PlayStation Vita Gaming Console
    The FTC’s complaint against Sony charges the company with making false claims about the PS Vita’s “cross platform gaming” or “cross-save” feature. Sony claimed, for example, that PS Vita users could pause…
  • Nov 25

    Edward Reines Disciplined by CAFC for Rader E-mail

    Edward Reines Disciplined by CAFC for Rader E-mail
    Fast forward to November 5, 2014, the date on which the Federal Circuit issued a Per Curiam decision publicly reprimanding Reines for his conduct relating to the dissemination of an e-mail sent to him by then-Chief Judge Rader. Unfortunately,…
  • Nov 25

    iPod, iPhone and iPad – A Brief History of Apple iProduct

    iPod, iPhone and iPad – A Brief History of Apple iProduct
    Early on in his career with Apple, Steve Jobs conceived the idea of a personal computing device that a person could keep with them and use to connect wirelessly to other computer services. Almost 25 years later, Apple and Jobs would upend the…
Rank this Week: 310