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Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Mar 23

    10 Domino’s Franchise Locations Will Pay $480K For Violating Workers’ Right

    10 Domino’s Franchise Locations Will Pay $480K For Violating Workers’ Right
    New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced settlements with three Domino’s Pizza franchisees, totaling $480,000 in restitution to hundreds of workers subject to wage and labor violations at ten different franchise…
  • Mar 21

    Opening A Restaurant in New York: Legal Issue Boot Camp

    Opening A Restaurant in New York: Legal Issue Boot Camp
    The New York City Bar Association’s will hold the CLE program “Opening A Restaurant in New York: Legal Issue Boot Camp” on March 24. The program will focus on the corporate, real estate, liquor license, and labor/employment…
  • Mar 17

    Head Chefs May Be Entitled to Overtime Pay, says New York Federal Court

    Head Chefs May Be Entitled to Overtime Pay, says New York Federal Court
    A Head Chef may be entitled to overtime pay, according to a New York federal court.  A recent decision by Judge George Daniels, held that a “Head Chef” at Rare Bar and Grill Chelsea in New York was not necessarily…
Rank this Week: 610

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Mar 23

    False Statements In Federal Disciplinary Matter Draws New York Suspension

    False Statements In Federal Disciplinary Matter Draws New York Suspension
    Reciprocal discipline has been imposed by the New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department based on sanctions ordered by a federal district court In February 2013, the Committee on Grievances for the United States District…
  • Mar 23

    A Mistake Was Made In The Clients Favor But The Attorney Gets A Three-Year Suspension

    A Mistake Was Made In The Clients Favor But The Attorney Gets A Three-Year Suspension
    An inexperienced attorney used a New Jersey retainer agreement form for a New York contingent fee matter and got disbarred in New Jersey for misappropriation of litigation proceeds. He would have been entitled to what he took if he had...
  • Mar 23

    Attorney Suspended For Failure To Account For Monies Received In Bankruptcy Representation

    Attorney Suspended For Failure To Account For Monies Received In Bankruptcy Representation
    An attorney has been suspended by the New York Appellate Division for the Third Judicial Department Respondent is the subject of an investigation by the Attorney Grievance Committee for the Third Judicial Department (hereinafter AGC)…
Rank this Week: 167

Brain Injury News and Information…

Brain Injury News and Information Blog

Covers brain injury, head injury, concussion, coma, traumatic epilepsy and other brain trauma.

http://braininjury.blogs.com/braininjury/
Rank this Week: 382

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
  • Mar 23

    Copyright Law: Registering a Work with the Copyright Office, Part II

    Copyright Law: Registering a Work with the Copyright Office, Part II
    Who Can Register a Work with the U.S. Copyright Office? Can foreigners register their works in the United States? Any work that is protected by U.S. copyright law can be registered. This includes many works of foreign origin. All works that…
  • Mar 22

    Patent Law: Federal Circuit Rules on Two Eli Lilly Patent Case

    Patent Law: Federal Circuit Rules on Two Eli Lilly Patent Case
    Washington, D.C. — The Federal Circuit ruled on two patent infringement decisions, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute v. Eli Lilly & Co. and Eli Lilly & Co. v. Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, that…
  • Mar 21

    Copyright Law: Registering a Work with the Copyright Office

    Copyright Law: Registering a Work with the Copyright Office
    How do I register my copyright? To register a work, submit a completed application form, and a nonreturnable copy or copies of the work to be registered to the U.S. Copyright Office. See Circular 1, Copyright Basics, section…
Rank this Week: 169

Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

Focused on legal developments in the property-casualty industry. By Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
Rank this Week: 894

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Mar 23

    Appeal court says reporter must hand over material to RCMP

    Appeal court says reporter must hand over material to RCMP
    The Court of Appeal for Ontario has upheld a production order requiring a journalist to hand over all his communications with a man charged with terrorism-related offences. Journalist and civil liberties organizations have called the decision…
  • Mar 23

    Legal news roundup - March 23, 2017

    Legal news roundup - March 23, 2017
    CanadaSupreme Court of Canada to rule on bail issue in Oland murder case, Canadian PressMan who crashed vehicle into pole in Vaughan died of gunshot wounds: police, Canadian PressSurrey RCMP say one woman dead after van crashes into several…
  • Mar 22

    Federal budget will affect how lawyers recognize income

    Federal budget will affect how lawyers recognize income
    The Liberal government’s second federal budget has several measures affecting the tax system, including proposed changes in how certain lawyers recognize income. Currently, taxpayers in certain “designated professions,”…
Rank this Week: 82

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Mar 23

    New Research Guide: Faculty Scholarship

    New Research Guide: Faculty Scholarship
     C|M|Law Library has added a new guide to our collection of Research Guides. The new Faculty Scholarship Guide highlights recent scholarly articles and books by current faculty, published within the last five years, and arranged by…
  • Mar 22

    Ebytes Recap: Foreign Law Guide

    Ebytes Recap: Foreign Law Guide
    Did you miss our Ebytes session on the Foreign Law Guide on Monday?  No problem, here’s the information: The Foreign Law Guide is a database of foreign law.  Included are: Complete bibliographic citations to legislation,…
  • Mar 21

    CALI Has Lots to Offer

    CALI Has Lots to Offer
    What is it?  CALI (The Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction) is a non-profit consortium.  Most members are law schools in the US.  CALI focuses on computer legal instruction. Where can you get access to CALI? …
Rank this Week: 295

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Mar 23

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Rape/Murderer Sentenced to Death:  A Las Vegas jury has sentenced a repeat sex offender to death for the rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl.  David Ferrara of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that after finding 24-year-old…
  • Mar 23

    Federal Criminal Statistic

    Federal Criminal Statistic
    The Bureau of Justice Statistics has released a report on Federal Justice Statistics 2013-2014.  Note the time lag.  That's part of the problem with justice statistics.Another problem is that statistics are sometimes defined in ways…
  • Mar 22

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Arrest Made in CO Double Homicide: A suspect has been arrested in connection with the March 12 double homicide in Colorado Springs.  Ellie Mulder at The Gazette reports that Gustavo Marquez,19, was arrested in the murders of Derek…
Rank this Week: 147

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

Covers copyrights, cyberspace law, music, patents, privacy, trade secrets and trademarks. By Weintraub Genshlea Chediak.

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    U.S. Supreme Court Limits Laches Defense in Patent Case

    U.S. Supreme Court Limits Laches Defense in Patent Case
    In SCA Hygiene Products AB et al. v. First Quality Baby Products LLC et al., the United States Supreme Court held that laches cannot be invoked as a defense against a claim for patent infringement damages brought within U.S.C…
  • Mar 16

    Is Marilyn Monroe Too Generic to Be Registered as a Trademark?

    Is Marilyn Monroe Too Generic to Be Registered as a Trademark?
    I’ve written on numerous occasions in the past about celebrities who registered their own names as trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Just the other week, I wrote about how UFC superstar Conor McGregor had…
  • Mar 9

    Tavern on the Green Trademark Battle Round #2

    Tavern on the Green Trademark Battle Round #2
    The City of New York has reignited the battle over the trademark TAVERN ON THE GREEN. Last month the City of New York filed a lawsuit for trademark infringement against Tavern on the Green International LLC, the successor-in-interest to…
Rank this Week: 471

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Gravel2Gavel Construction Law Blog

Covers construction law, government contracts, infrastructure and public-private partnerships. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.gravel2gavel.com/
  • Mar 23

    Court Dismisses Complaint That FERC’s Regulatory Structure Is Biased In Favor Of Pipeline Applicant

    Court Dismisses Complaint That FERC’s Regulatory Structure Is Biased In Favor Of Pipeline Applicant
    On March 22, in the case of Delaware Riverkeeper Network, et al., v. FERC, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed the plaintiffs’ complaint that the statutory requirement that the Federal Regulatory Energy…
  • Mar 22

    California Contractors Note CSLB’s “Easy-Fill” Forms And Fee Increase

    California Contractors Note CSLB’s “Easy-Fill” Forms And Fee Increase
    The California Contractors State License Board (CSLB) recently announced that it has launched a series of interactive forms to help simplify the contractor license application process as well as the process that licensees are to use to change…
  • Mar 22

    SCOTUS Upholds Federal Vacancies Reform Act

    SCOTUS Upholds Federal Vacancies Reform Act
    On March 21, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the case of NLRB v. SW General, Inc., dba Southwest Ambulance. This case concerns the operation and application of the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998 (FVRA). Section 3345(a) of the…
Rank this Week: 801

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    A New Book on Tocqueville From Jean-Louis Benoît

    A New Book on Tocqueville From Jean-Louis Benoît
    Newly published: Jean-Louis Benoît, Dictionnaire Tocqueville (Editions Nuvis, 2017). Here is a description of the contents."Je plais à beaucoup de gens d'opinions opposées, non parce qu'ils m'entendent, mais parce…
  • Mar 23

    Rimmer on The Maker Movement: Copyright Law, Remix Culture, and 3D Printing @DrRimmer

    Rimmer on The Maker Movement: Copyright Law, Remix Culture, and 3D Printing @DrRimmer
    Matthew Rimmer, Queensland University of Technology, has published The Maker Movement: Copyright Law, Remix Culture and 3D Printing at 41 The University of Western Australia Law Review 51 (2017). Here is the abstract. 3D printing is a…
  • Mar 22

    Call for Papers, Law and Culture Conference 2017, St. Mary's University, Twickenham

    Call for Papers, Law and Culture Conference 2017, St. Mary's University, Twickenham
    From Thom Giddens, Co-Director, Centre for Law and Culture, St. Mary's UniversityCentre for Law and CultureStMary’s University TwickenhamLaw and Culture Conference 20177th–8th September 2017Call for papers: The Significance of…
Rank this Week: 162

Law and Humanities Blog

Law and Humanities Blog

An independent blog supporting law and humanities activities and scholarship, including the work of the Law and Humanities Institute. Posts discuss law and the arts, law and history, and occasionally law and social sciences, and law and science. The blog posts calls for papers, news of conferences, special events, and other items of interest to those in the field.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    A New Book on Tocqueville From Jean-Louis Benoît

    A New Book on Tocqueville From Jean-Louis Benoît
    Newly published: Jean-Louis Benoît, Dictionnaire Tocqueville (Editions Nuvis, 2017). Here is a description of the contents."Je plais à beaucoup de gens d'opinions opposées, non parce qu'ils m'entendent, mais parce…
  • Mar 23

    Rimmer on The Maker Movement: Copyright Law, Remix Culture, and 3D Printing @DrRimmer

    Rimmer on The Maker Movement: Copyright Law, Remix Culture, and 3D Printing @DrRimmer
    Matthew Rimmer, Queensland University of Technology, has published The Maker Movement: Copyright Law, Remix Culture and 3D Printing at 41 The University of Western Australia Law Review 51 (2017). Here is the abstract. 3D printing is a…
  • Mar 22

    Call for Papers, Law and Culture Conference 2017, St. Mary's University, Twickenham

    Call for Papers, Law and Culture Conference 2017, St. Mary's University, Twickenham
    From Thom Giddens, Co-Director, Centre for Law and Culture, St. Mary's UniversityCentre for Law and CultureStMary’s University TwickenhamLaw and Culture Conference 20177th–8th September 2017Call for papers: The Significance of…
Rank this Week: 966

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Mar 23

    The Patent Damages Gap: An Economist's Review of U.S. Patent Damages Apportionment Rule

    The Patent Damages Gap: An Economist's Review of U.S. Patent Damages Apportionment Rule
    Anne Layne-Farrar explains The Patent Damages Gap: An Economist's Review of U.S. Patent Damages Apportionment Rules. ABSTRACT: As an economist, I find the current state of the law regarding damages for patent infringement – most…
  • Mar 23

    Toward a Coherent Policy on Cartel Damage

    Toward a Coherent Policy on Cartel Damage
    Jens-Uwe Franck, University of Mannheim and Martin Peitz, University of Mannheim - Department of Economics move us Toward a Coherent Policy on Cartel Damages. ABSTRACT: The focus of cartel damages law is on the recovery of the cartel…
  • Mar 23

    The Intersection of Antitrust and Market Manipulation Law

    The Intersection of Antitrust and Market Manipulation Law
    Shaun D. Ledgerwood, The Brattle Group and Jeremy A. Verlinda, The Brattle Group discuss The Intersection of Antitrust and Market Manipulation Law. Abstract The antitrust laws are increasingly used to prosecute alleged acts of market…
Rank this Week: 27

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Mar 23

    Blake King: Submitted a “Voluntary Resignation” Following Allegations of Misconduct

    Blake King: Submitted a “Voluntary Resignation” Following Allegations of Misconduct
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 22, 2017 indicate that former Georgia-based Merrill Lynch broker/adviser Blake King recently resigned from his former employer following…
  • Mar 23

    Daniel Bailey: Received One Customer Complaint

    Daniel Bailey: Received One Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 22, 2017 indicate that Connecticut-based Advisory Group Equity Services broker Daniel Bailey has received resolved or pending customer…
  • Mar 23

    Steven Fonda: Terminated From Waddell & Reed

    Steven Fonda: Terminated From Waddell & Reed
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 22, 2017 indicate that former Nevada-based Waddell & Reed broker/adviser Steven Fonda has been named in a pending customer complaint and…
Rank this Week: 101

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Mar 23

    Willie Everett Involved in a Pending FINRA Investigation

    Willie Everett Involved in a Pending FINRA Investigation
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 22, 2017 indicate that former North Carolina-based Principal Securities broker Willie Everett has been named in a pending FINRA investigation…
  • Mar 23

    Customer Seeking $400,000 in Damages From Broker Jason Wilk

    Customer Seeking $400,000 in Damages From Broker Jason Wilk
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 22, 2017 indicate that former New York-based Windsor Street Capital broker Jason Wilk has been the subject of several customer disputes and is…
  • Mar 23

    Michael Tantleff: Received Three Customer Complaint

    Michael Tantleff: Received Three Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 22, 2017 indicate that former California-based Wells Fargo Clearing Services broker/adviser Michael Tantleff has been the subject of customer…
Rank this Week: 65

Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 429

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Mar 23

    How to make your work less boring

    How to make your work less boring
    When we were kids, every day was an adventure. We had fun doing things we saw on TV, read about in books, or could conjure up in our imaginations. One thing we never imagined, however, was doing the same thing for the rest of our lives. And…
  • Mar 22

    Weeding out the riffraff

    Weeding out the riffraff
    I heard a radio spot the other night by an ad agency describing how they helped a client company increase their sales dramatically, and inviting listeners to consider hiring them for their business. At the end of the spot, the announcer said,…
  • Mar 21

    Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better

    Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better
    Jim Rohn famously said, “Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better.” I don’t think he was speaking to lawyers musing about the challenges of building a law practice in a highly competitive field or market, but he…
Rank this Week: 550

Regulation tomorrow

Regulation tomorrow

By Norton Rose Fulbright. Offers resources on the global financial services regulatory environment. It reports on financial services regulatory developments and provides insights and commentary across Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and the United States.

http://www.regulationtomorrow.com/
  • Mar 23

    Consultation on decree implementing MiFID II

    Consultation on decree implementing MiFID II
    On 23 March 2017, the Dutch Minister of Finance published for consultation a first draft of the Decree implementing (i) the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (recast) (2014/65/EU) (MiFID II), (ii) the Delegated Regulation…
  • Mar 23

    Latest MiFID II Academy webinar now available

    Latest MiFID II Academy webinar now available
    The recording of our latest MiFID II Academy webinar, Update on conduct issues, is now available. To listen to the recording please register here.… Continue Reading
  • Mar 23

    Commission Action Plan on Retail Financial Service

    Commission Action Plan on Retail Financial Service
    The European Commission has published its long-awaited Action Plan on Retail Financial Services. Notably the Action Plan has been rebranded as the “Consumer Financial Services Action Plan” and is less FinTech (financial…
Rank this Week: 388

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Mar 23

    Rah rah raw

    Rah rah raw
    TTABlog declines to comment on S. Ct. cheerleader uniform decision. — TTABlog (@TTABlog) March 22, 2017 Indeed.  LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION® is also not ready to weigh in on Star Athletica,...
  • Mar 21

    Spuds, we really knew ye

    Spuds, we really knew ye
    Usually Pam Chestek is in charge of the Zombie Department in trademark-blog-land, but Marty Schwimmer reports on the dogged past and attempted resurrection of a once-beloved, if only because presumably drunk (and rather...
  • Mar 9

    Blog Jams: Flavors Over than Grape

    Blog Jams: Flavors Over than Grape
    Originally posted 2005-12-07 09:39:05. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Believe me, those grapes are so high up from where I’m sitting that not only do I not know if they’re...
Rank this Week: 212

Election Law

Election Law

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

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 677

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Mar 23

    Net Neutrality: Is This the End?

    Net Neutrality: Is This the End?
    Towards the end of last month, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai began to take steps to block elements of an order from Obama administration dealing with privacy and net neutrality–the effects of which were set to take effect at the beginning of…
  • Mar 22

    Alford Plea: How a 19 Year-Old Teen Gets Community Service for Sexual Assault

    Alford Plea: How a 19 Year-Old Teen Gets Community Service for Sexual Assault
    A 19-year old Idaho teen that was accused of kicking a coat hanger up the rectum of a mentally disabled teammate plead guilty and received a mere sentence of 300 hours of community service.  Former high school football player, John R.K.…
  • Mar 21

    Anti-Seizure Medication: What Your Doctor Might Not Have Told You

    Anti-Seizure Medication: What Your Doctor Might Not Have Told You
    Many people in the United States suffer from epilepsy and other disorders that can cause seizures and this affects every aspect of their lives. From not having the legal ability to drive a car to the simple fact that a seizure can often…
Rank this Week: 526

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Mar 23

    A Comprehensive Look at the Current Status of Adnan's Case

    A Comprehensive Look at the Current Status of Adnan's Case
    I've been getting a lot of questions about the current status of the Adnan Syed case, so I thought that I would do a post that gets into the nitty gritty of it. 1. Opinion/Order Granting a New Trial On...
  • Mar 17

    Entertainment Weekly's New True Crime Feature, Rebecca Schaeffer & Anti-Stalking Law

    Entertainment Weekly's New True Crime Feature, Rebecca Schaeffer & Anti-Stalking Law
    Yesterday, Entertainment Weekly posted "When Devotion Turns Deadly," the first article for their new feature, http://truecrime.ew.com: The article, by Joe McGovern, focuses on the 1989 murder of Rebecca Schaeffer at the hands of a…
  • Mar 16

    Was the "Come & Get Me" Call the Linchpin on the State's Case Against Adnan?

    Was the "Come & Get Me" Call the Linchpin on the State's Case Against Adnan?
    Having focused on the State's Brief of Appellant in the Adnan Syed over the last two weeks, I wanted to turn my attention to the upcoming Brief of Appellee, which is scheduled to be filed by March 29th. In addition...
Rank this Week: 563

International Family Law

International Family Law

Covers international divorce law, international child custody, international child abduction and international prenuptial agreements. By Jeremy Morley.

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • Mar 23

    The Hague Abduction Convention and International Child Relocation

    The Hague Abduction Convention and International Child Relocation
    by Jeremy D. Morleywww.international-divorce.comThe Hague Convention has a role to play in international child relocation cases and in cases concerning international child visitation and travel. That role will on occasion be of great…
  • Mar 16

    Abducted Child Returned from Taiwan

    Abducted Child Returned from Taiwan
    We are delighted that we helped to secure the return to California this week of a child who had been abducted to Taiwan.Taiwan is not a party to the Hague Convention on International Child Abduction and the Taiwanese judicial system would…
  • Mar 14

    Return of Children Under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

    Return of Children Under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
    Two international child abduction cases arrive in your office on the same day. One client leaves relieved and optimistic; the other leaves in tears. Why the disparity? The first client is Mary. A few days ago, the father of her baby visited…
Rank this Week: 479

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    TM scholars' roundtable

    TM scholars' roundtable
    Ninth Trademark Scholars Roundtable: Distinctiveness, Secondary Meaning, Reputation And FameChicago-Kent College of LawSession 1:       Distinctiveness (including Secondary Meaning) as a Legal…
  • Mar 23

    IP writing competition for Virginia law students/law students from Virginia

    IP writing competition for Virginia law students/law students from Virginia
    INTELLECTUAL PROPERTYLAW STUDENT WRITINGCOMPETITION (2017)Sponsored by the Virginia State Bar Intellectual Property Law SectionThe Virginia State Bar Intellectual Property Law Section is seeking papers written by law students who are…
  • Mar 23

    Reading list: a credit card nudge that seemed to work

    Reading list: a credit card nudge that seemed to work
    The power of light-touch financial education: A demonstration with credit card revolversJAN 19, 2017Can simple guidelines, or rules to live by, help consumers reduce their credit card debt? Can they be useful as a financial education tool?…
Rank this Week: 435

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 234

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Mar 23

    UN rights chief urges international participation in Sri Lanka war crimes probe

    UN rights chief urges international participation in Sri Lanka war crimes probe
    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein [official profile] presented his report on Sri Lanka [press release] to the UN Human Rights Council on Wednesday, stating that much work remains to make Sri Lanka’s…
  • Mar 23

    Former Congo VP sentenced to additional year in prison

    Former Congo VP sentenced to additional year in prison
    [JURIST] Former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, was sentenced [decision, PDF] on Wednesday by the International Criminal Court (ICC) [official website] to an additional year in prison and…
  • Mar 23

    Justice Department seeks expedited review for travel ban

    Justice Department seeks expedited review for travel ban
    The US Department of Justice [official website] petitioned [text, PDF] Wednesday to have the travel ban executive order [text] by President Donald Trump [official profile] reviewed more quickly. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions [official…
Rank this Week: 10

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    Falsely Accusing Another of a Criminal Offense – Is it a Crime?

    Falsely Accusing Another of a Criminal Offense – Is it a Crime?
    False accusations occur more frequently than most people think. Especially when it comes to cases involving bitter divorces and child custody battles. Depending on the circumstances of the accusation, however, penalties range from a…
  • Mar 22

    What to Do, and What Not to Do, at a OUI Checkpoint in Massachusett

    What to Do, and What Not to Do, at a OUI Checkpoint in Massachusett
    OUI checkpoints pop up on heavily traveled roads throughout MA every weekend. You have rights if you are stopped at one of these checkpoints, but it’s important to keep the following in mind – the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that OUI…
  • Mar 21

    Can Police Search Your Cellphone Without a Warrant in Massachusetts?

    Can Police Search Your Cellphone Without a Warrant in Massachusetts?
    Since 2014, following a Supreme Court ruling, police have needed a warrant to search cell phones of criminal suspects. According to the justices, cell phones and other electronic devices belong to a different category than other “closed…
Rank this Week: 638

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    Bar closes after underage patron die

    Bar closes after underage patron die
    The Angry Bull Saloon, a bar in Hartford, Conn., will not reopen following a tragic incident that occurred on March 3 involving a teenager who fell from the roof level of the building that housed the bar. An investigation by police concluded…
  • Mar 20

    Rear Mounted Bicycle Seats – Do They Meet Safety Standards?

    Rear Mounted Bicycle Seats – Do They Meet Safety Standards?
    Bicycling with your kids is healthy, good for your wallet, good for the environment, and it can be a wonderful family bonding experience. When children are too young to ride on their own, some parents still choose to bring them along for the…
  • Mar 16

    Five Steps to Take Following a Motor Vehicle Accident in Massachusett

    Five Steps to Take Following a Motor Vehicle Accident in Massachusett
    Even a minor car accident can be startling. Feelings of fear, frustration, anger, and embarrassment often follow. This mix of emotions can make it difficult to determine the appropriate way to handle the next steps. However, what you say and…
Rank this Week: 222

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Lawsuit Finance Blog

Covers lawsuit funding. By Lawsuit Financial Corp.

http://www.lawsuitfinanceblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    Family Claims Medical Malpractice Resulted in Relative’s Death

    Family Claims Medical Malpractice Resulted in Relative’s Death
    Medical malpractice cases are hard fought, difficult cases that can take years to resolve. If victims require litigation funding, it is important to know that Lawsuit Financial Corporation is one of the few legal funding companies that…
  • Mar 20

    Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit against Texting While Driving Teen

    Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit against Texting While Driving Teen
    We always believe that the unthinkable cannot happen to us, but the sad truth is that a fatal auto accident can happen at any time, to anyone. While the crash can happen for any number of reasons, the highest occurrences are due to a…
  • Mar 20

    Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit against Texting While Driving Teen

    Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit against Texting While Driving Teen
    We always believe that the unthinkable cannot happen to us, but the sad truth is that a fatal auto accident can happen at any time, to anyone. While the crash can happen for any number of reasons, the highest occurrences are due to a…
Rank this Week: 974

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    Page Vault Introduces On-Demand Web Archiving #ABATECHSHOW

    Page Vault Introduces On-Demand Web Archiving #ABATECHSHOW
    A series of short posts rounding up product announcements from last week’s ABA Techshow.  Page Vault, a company whose software accurately captures and archives web pages, announced the launch of Page Vault On Demand, an online…
  • Mar 23

    Ruby Receptionists Integrates with Rocket Matter #ABATECHSHOW

    Ruby Receptionists Integrates with Rocket Matter #ABATECHSHOW
    A series of short posts rounding up product announcements from last week’s ABA Techshow.  Ruby Receptionists, the virtual receptionist service, and Rocket Matter, the practice management platform, announced their integration during…
  • Mar 23

    Smokeball Releases AutoTime to Automatically Track and Record Work #ABATECHSHOW

    Smokeball Releases AutoTime to Automatically Track and Record Work #ABATECHSHOW
    A series of short posts rounding up product announcements from last week’s ABA Techshow.  The practice management platform Smokeball released AutoTime, a feature that the company says will revolutionize how small law firms record…
Rank this Week: 372

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

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

http://blog.kylekrull.com/kansas-missouri-estate-planning/
Rank this Week: 875

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    Telstra loses big in keeping its information confidential in Australian patent dispute

    Telstra loses big in keeping its information confidential in Australian patent dispute
    The AmeriKat is looking forward to  her firstsojourn to AustraliaThe AmeriKat has yet to set a paw in Australia.  This makes her unique amongst most of her English peers, almost all whom have taken the long series of flights to…
  • Mar 23

    «Printed by Jouve» it’s not

    «Printed by Jouve» it’s not
    Rly?If there ever was a first world problem, then this is it. But whenever (okay, not every single time) I walk to the printer in our office and pick up a freshly printed European patent application or European patent, I read the line at the…
  • Mar 22

    Welcome clarification on the Malaysian law of well-known marks; but there is still judicial work to be done

    Welcome clarification on the Malaysian law of well-known marks; but there is still judicial work to be done
    The law of well-known marks continues to develop apace in various countries in Asia. Kat friend NG Kim Poh has offered a summary of an important decision in Malaysia on this dynamic topic. The Court of Appeal of Malaysia had recently provided…
Rank this Week: 111

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 630

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
Rank this Week: 468

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    Alberta Law Reform Institute Report Recommends Abolition of Perpetuities Law

    Alberta Law Reform Institute Report Recommends Abolition of Perpetuities Law
    The Alberta Law Reform Institute has published a report that recommends the abolition of perpetuities law in Alberta : "The Alberta Law Reform Institute (ALRI) recommends the abolition of perpetuities law in Alberta. Abolition has already…
  • Mar 22

    Library Journal's Movers and Shakers 2017

    Library Journal's Movers and Shakers 2017
    Library Journal released its 2017 list of Library Movers and Shakers:"Now in its 16th year, LJ’s Movers & Shakers provides an annual snapshot of the transformative work being done by those in libraries of all types and sizes and…
  • Mar 21

    Toronto Star Three-Part Series on Trial Delay

    Toronto Star Three-Part Series on Trial Delay
    This week, the Toronto Star has published a fascinating three-part series calling "Justice in Turmoil" on the crisis of chronic delays in Canadian courts. The series discusses the fallout from the Supreme Court of Canada’s 2016…
Rank this Week: 595

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Mar 23

    New Rule Targets Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care

    New Rule Targets Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care
    The Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has developed a regulation addressing workplace violence protection in health care. I am the HR director for an acute care facility. How will the new regulation for workplace violence…
  • Mar 22

    H-1B Filing Season Opens April 3; Premium Processing Suspended

    H-1B Filing Season Opens April 3; Premium Processing Suspended
    Employers who need to apply for H-1B visas for foreign workers in specialized skill areas, such as science, engineering or computer programming, have a fast approaching deadline, as well as some new information regarding requests for premium…
  • Mar 20

    Budget Item Expands Labor Commissioner Authority

    Budget Item Expands Labor Commissioner Authority
    The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of employer groups is opposing a budget item that expands the Labor Commissioner’s authority and exposes employers to increased legal costs and penalties. Budget Item 0559 provides the…
Rank this Week: 866

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Mar 23

    Programming note

    Programming note
    Programming note: Later today, I will be traveling to Minneapolis, where tomorrow I will be delivering the keynote address at the Minnesota State Bar Association's 11th Annual Appellate Practice Institute. As a result, additional posts will…
  • Mar 23

    "Gun dealers argue against Alameda County restrictions on stores"

    "Gun dealers argue against Alameda County restrictions on stores"
    "Gun dealers argue against Alameda County restrictions on stores": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report. You can access at this link via YouTube the video of yesterday's oral argument before an 11-judge en banc panel of…
  • Mar 23

    "J. Gorsuch Will Be Awful on #SCOTUS for Progressives. Democrats Should Not Filibuster Him."

    "J. Gorsuch Will Be Awful on #SCOTUS for Progressives. Democrats Should Not Filibuster Him."
    "J. Gorsuch Will Be Awful on #SCOTUS for Progressives. Democrats Should Not Filibuster Him." Rick Hasen has this post at his "Election Law Blog."
Rank this Week: 13

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Mar 23

    FDA Issues Update on Breast Implant-related Cancer

    FDA Issues Update on Breast Implant-related Cancer
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an update this week regarding certain types of breast implants connected to anaplastic large cell lymphoma. The condition, referred to as breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma…
  • Mar 23

    Trump and the Infrastructure Trap

    Trump and the Infrastructure Trap
    One of Trump's regular campaign promises was major spending on American infrastructure. As recently as his “Not a State of the Union” address, he announced a plan to invest $1 trillion to rebuild our national infrastructure,…
  • Mar 23

    New “Filthy Food Bill” Would Cripple U.S. Food Safety

    New “Filthy Food Bill” Would Cripple U.S. Food Safety
    Many can agree that food safety should be a top priority for lawmakers and food companies alike. After all, proper food safety protocols are what keep consumers safe from foodborne illnesses like salmonella and E. coli. Unfortunately, some…
Rank this Week: 224

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    Sham loan doesn’t defeat relief defendant jurisdiction

    Sham loan doesn’t defeat relief defendant jurisdiction
    By John M. Jascob, J.D., LL.M.Addressing an issue of first impression, the Ninth Circuit ruled that putative relief defendants in an SEC disgorgement proceeding could not divest a court of jurisdiction over them simply by asserting a facially…
  • Mar 22

    CAQ publishes report on addressing complex accounting challenge

    CAQ publishes report on addressing complex accounting challenge
    By Jacquelyn LumbThe Center for Audit Quality has released a report on the challenges of highly subjective and complex accounting areas which provides recommendations for deterring fraud and enhancing financial reporting. The report was…
  • Mar 21

    High court won’t resolve circuit split on SEC whistleblowing

    High court won’t resolve circuit split on SEC whistleblowing
    By Anne Sherry, J.D.The Supreme Court declined to resolve a circuit split regarding whether Dodd-Frank protects whistleblowers who do not report misconduct to the SEC. The case came to the Court on an unusual posture, seeking to appeal a…
Rank this Week: 646

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 238

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Mar 23

    Advanced Summer Programme Countering Terrorism: Legal Challenges and Dilemma

    Advanced Summer Programme Countering Terrorism: Legal Challenges and Dilemma
    28 August – 1 September 2017, The Hague Fee: € 1695 Registration: http://www.asser.nl/CT2017 Registration deadline: 23 July 2017 Venue: T.M.C. Asser Instituut Contact: educationtraining@asser.nl Overview In the past years,…
  • Mar 20

    IntLawGrrls 10th Year Anniversary Conference: “We have come a long way baby!”

    IntLawGrrls 10th Year Anniversary Conference: “We have come a long way baby!”
    IntLawGrrls celebrated its 10th year anniversary on the 3rd of March 2017 with a Conference at the University of Georgia. The Conference opened on the 2nd of March with the screening of Sundance-selected documentary 500 Years…
  • Mar 20

    Introducing Işıl Aral

    Introducing Işıl Aral
    It is our great pleasure to welcome Işıl Aral as an IntLawGrrls contributor! Işıl is a PhD candidate at The University of Manchester and works on unconstitutional changes of government and international legal theory.…
Rank this Week: 30

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, custody, and child support. By Sandy T. Fox, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdaledivorcelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 199

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Edited by John Kang and Tracy A. Thomas.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/gender_law/
  • Mar 23

    Reinventing Antidiscrimination Law

    Reinventing Antidiscrimination Law
    Nancy Levit, June Carbone, Naomi Cahn, Gender and the Tournament: Reinventing Antidiscrimination Law in the Age of Inequality, Texas L. Rev. (forthcoming) Since the 1970’s, antidiscrimination advocates have approached Title VII as though…
  • Mar 23

    New Women Law School Dean

    New Women Law School Dean
    A study of recent law school deans, US Law School Industry: Dean Positions 2015-2016, concluded that “Law programs and their leadership remain potentially gendered: women make up only about a third of the total number of law school Deans…
  • Mar 21

    Remembering Judge Shirley Hufstedler - One of the Famous First

    Remembering Judge Shirley Hufstedler - One of the Famous First
    Robert Percival, The Judge Who Climbed Mountains, 69 Stanford L. Rev. (March 2017) Shirley and Seth Hufstedler loved to climb mountains. The week before the U.S. Department of Education opened its doors in 1980, a profile of them reported…
Rank this Week: 765

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Mar 23

    Campos on Glover on Theories of Legal Claim

    Campos on Glover on Theories of Legal Claim
    Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Sergio Campos’s essay, Do Claims About Claims to Claims Matter? Sergio reviews Maria Glover’s recent article, A Regulatory Theory of Legal Claims, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 221 (2017).
  • Mar 21

    March Oral Arguments at SCOTUS

    March Oral Arguments at SCOTUS
    Several interesting civil procedure cases on the Supreme Court’s March 2017 oral argument calendar (more details in the links)... Today (3/21): Microsoft v. Baker Tomorrow (3/22): Water Splash v. Menon Monday (3/27): TC Heartland v. Kraft…
  • Mar 20

    Call for Papers: Akron Law Review Symposium on the 2015 FRCP Amendment

    Call for Papers: Akron Law Review Symposium on the 2015 FRCP Amendment
    The Akron Law Review is publishing a symposium issue entitled Discovery and the Impact of the December 2015 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. From the announcement: The Akron Law Review invites papers regarding the…
Rank this Week: 231

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Mar 23

    Top Senate Democrat opposes Neil Gorsuch, Trump’s pick for Supreme Court

    Top Senate Democrat opposes Neil Gorsuch, Trump’s pick for Supreme Court
    U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks during a news conference Mar. 7 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Photo by REUTERS/Eric Thayer. WASHINGTON — The top Senate Democrat said Thursday he will oppose President Donald…
  • Mar 22

    ‘Backward is not backwards’ and other takeaways from Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing

    ‘Backward is not backwards’ and other takeaways from Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing
    Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch testifies during the third day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill on March 22, 2017. Photo by REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst RELATED CONTENTWhat we learned from Neil…
  • Mar 22

    How does Neil Gorsuch wield originalism in his decisions?

    How does Neil Gorsuch wield originalism in his decisions?
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: But, first, a look at the third day of Supreme Court confirmation hearings and what more we learned about Neil Gorsuch. Joining me at the table tonight, PBS NewsHour hour Supreme Court analyst…
Rank this Week: 430