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Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Discusses special education law topics. By Jim Gerl.

http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 190

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/
  • Jul 23

    Informal Admonition For Switching Sides In Divorce Case

    Informal Admonition For Switching Sides In Divorce Case
    The District of Columbia Office of Disciplinary Counsel has informally admonished an attorney who engaged in a conflict of interest by representing the husband in a divorce case after a consultation with the wife. You met with W for about...
  • Jul 22

    Moonlighting By Disabled Police Officer Not Dishonest

    Moonlighting By Disabled Police Officer Not Dishonest
    The Illinois Review Board finds that no misconduct was proven and recommends that ethics charges be dismissed in a matter involving an attorney already suspended in an unrelated matter. This matter arises out of the Administrator's one-count…
  • Jul 22

    "Silly" Contempt

    "Silly" Contempt
    An attorney's resignation was accepted by the New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department. In September 2015, the Committee brought 20 charges against respondent alleging that he committed professional misconduct by, inter…
Rank this Week: 206

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jul 23

    [Enter Default] President

    [Enter Default] President
    The New York Times’ newest public editor explains the anomoly: They don’t come in swarms but they land at a steady clip, these reader letters probing why The Times refers to some women as “Ms.” and others as…
  • Jul 23

    Harris County’s Devon Anderson Strips Naked

    Harris County’s Devon Anderson Strips Naked
    What the Houston district attorney’s office did to a rape victim known as “Jenny” was nothing short of atrocious. In Houston, Keith Hendricks was on trial for the rape of “Jenny.” Jenny, who suffers from bipolar…
  • Jul 23

    P.O. Jonathan Aledda: A Cop’s Truth

    P.O. Jonathan Aledda: A Cop’s Truth
    This was the best they could come up with: The officer “thought Kinsey’s life was in danger,” John Rivera, head of the Miami-Dade Police Benevolent Association, said at a news conference. The idea is that if they…
Rank this Week: 21

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jul 23

    Opportunity: Be a Facilitator at Marion County Unrepresented Litigants Family Law Facilitation Program

    Opportunity: Be a Facilitator at Marion County Unrepresented Litigants Family Law Facilitation Program
    From the IndyBar: Dear Senior Judge/Domestic Relations Attorney, I am writing to you to invite you to participate in Marion County’s new Unrepresented Litigant (“URL”) Family Law facilitation program. In October of 2015 Marion County…
  • Jul 23

    A Bizarre New Zika Infection in Utah

    A Bizarre New Zika Infection in Utah
    From The Atlantic: Scientists are bewildered by a new and disturbing development involving the Zika virus in Utah, where a patient who contracted the virus recently died. Officials announced on Monday they’re investigating how a person who…
  • Jul 22

    Carolyn Hax: A separated couple is struggling to find a way to reconcile

    Carolyn Hax: A separated couple is struggling to find a way to reconcile
    From the Washington Post: Dear Carolyn: I’ve been separated from my wife of 19 years and three kids for a few months. The separation stemmed from my infidelity — a mistake I made to run from my marital problems instead...
Rank this Week: 702

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
Rank this Week: 74

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

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

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
Rank this Week: 189

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    Gana LLP Files Complaint Against Newbridge Securities Concerning Broker Dennis Hayes’ USA Gold Sale

    Gana LLP Files Complaint Against Newbridge Securities Concerning Broker Dennis Hayes’ USA Gold Sale
    The law offices of Gana LLP recently filed a statement of claim with FINRA on behalf of their 60 year old client concerning inappropriate investments in private placements, non-traded real estate investment trusts (Non-Traded REITs), low…
  • Jul 23

    FINRA Bars Broker Thomas Schober Over Variable Annuity Practice

    FINRA Bars Broker Thomas Schober Over Variable Annuity Practice
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating the regulatory complaint filed by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Thomas Schober (Schober).  The FINRA regulatory action alleges that Schober…
  • Jun 15

    Broker Investigation: Churning Complaints Against Cory Bataan

    Broker Investigation: Churning Complaints Against Cory Bataan
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints against broker Cory Bataan (Bataan).  There are at least four customer complaints against Bataan and one employment termination for cause.  The customer…
Rank this Week: 111

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jul 23

    Security Guard Strikes Resident

    Security Guard Strikes Resident
    The NY Daily News reported the awful nursing home security guard named Michael Adagba from Staten Island’s Verrazano Nursing Home who is accused of punching an 83-year-old Alzheimer’s patient when she tried to leave the…
  • Jul 22

    CNA Charged with Assault

    CNA Charged with Assault
    CNA Petula Davis, employee at at the Roman Eagle Memorial Home nursing home, has been charged with abusing a patient who suffers from dementia.  Davis is charged with three counts of abuse of an incapacitated adult, according to…
  • Jul 21

    The Ethics of Tube Feeding

    The Ethics of Tube Feeding
    The Hill had an interesting article written by Dr. Seres about the unnecessary prevalence of surgically implanted feeding tubes.  Seres, M.D., is director of medical nutrition, associate professor of medicine and an associate…
Rank this Week: 53

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Jul 23

    Sixth Circuit Adopts Materialization of the Risk Standard for Loss Causation

    Sixth Circuit Adopts Materialization of the Risk Standard for Loss Causation
    It looks like the Fifth Circuit is becoming increasingly isolated. After the Supreme Court decided Dura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Broudo, 544 US 336 (2005), a circuit split developed as to how plaintiffs can satisfy the element of loss…
  • Jul 22

    Crowdfunding for the Olympic

    Crowdfunding for the Olympic
    As loyal readers may have noticed, I am excited about the upcoming Summer Olympic Games in Rio. While the Olympics is sure to be heavily watched, the Games are not that lucrative for many of the participants. The average Olympian...
  • Jul 22

    Thank You Letter

    Thank You Letter
    Following on Joan's excellent post about networking letters, I wanted to share a few words about thank you letters. Attorney Kyle Westaway organizes "thank yous" into four levels: Level 1 — Email saying thanks for the time and…
Rank this Week: 200

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Jul 23

    Modobag - You Won't Use It On An Escalator

    Modobag - You Won't Use It On An Escalator
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Jul 23

    Say It Ain't So, Samsung!

    Say It Ain't So, Samsung!
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Jul 22

    Pokemon Go Competence Is An Ethical Requirement For Lawyers?

    Pokemon Go Competence Is An Ethical Requirement For Lawyers?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 769

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    Fatal crash EB I90 mp 41

    Fatal crash EB I90 mp 41
    Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur Ave Suite A Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83815 Please direct questions to the appropriate District Offices District 1 (208) 209-8620 Fax (208)…
  • Jul 22

    Crash Southbound I-15 near the Arimo Road Exit

    Crash Southbound I-15 near the Arimo Road Exit
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Jul 22

    *** Final Update *** Crash blocking SB lanes of I15 in Pocatello

    *** Final Update *** Crash blocking SB lanes of I15 in Pocatello
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 85

The TSA Blog

The TSA Blog

Covers innovations in security, technology and the checkpoint screening process. By the Transportation Security Administration.

http://blog.tsa.gov/
Rank this Week: 889

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • Jul 22

    Mojave Desert Project

    Mojave Desert Project
    Good news from the United States: The Obama administration is coming up with a “Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan”, according to Carolyn Lochhead at the San Francisco Chronicle. That plan would make available up to 2,000…
  • Jul 9

    Happy Halving Day!

    Happy Halving Day!
    Today Bitcoin reaches 75% of all bitcoins ever created, which means that the mining rewards will be cut in half from 25 to 12.5 bitcoins. The last time (and first time) that happened was on November 12, 2012, when 50% of bitcoins were created…
  • Jun 14

    Not Worried About Bitcoin Transaction Fees Increasing

    Not Worried About Bitcoin Transaction Fees Increasing
    Roger Ver pointed to a graph showing that Bitcoin transaction fees are rising and said that this chart should worry everyone. I for one am not worried about this point. If people are paying transaction fees, that means that they attach value…
Rank this Week: 752

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Flytenow, Inc. v. Federal Aviation Administration 16-14 Issue: (1) What, if any, deference is due an agency’s interpretation when it predominately interprets terms of common law in which courts, not…
  • Jul 22

    Legal history highlight: Two scholars assess the life and legacy of Justice Edward Sanford

    Legal history highlight: Two scholars assess the life and legacy of Justice Edward Sanford
    Shortly after Edward Sanford was confirmed as the Court’s seventy-second Justice in 1923, an Illinois newspaper observed that liberals were “quite as much pleased over” Sanford’s appointment as they were…
  • Jul 22

    Friday round-up

    Friday round-up
    On Wednesday the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit struck down a key provision of Texas’s voter ID law and sent the case back to the lower court, reducing the likelihood that the dispute will come to the U.S. Supreme…
Rank this Week: 10

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Jul 22

    A Quick Look At Roth IRAs, Roth 401(k)s & The Man Responsible For Both

    A Quick Look At Roth IRAs, Roth 401(k)s & The Man Responsible For Both
    William Victor "Bill" Roth Jr. would have been 95 today. Roth was a World War II veteran, a lawyer, a U.S. Representative and a U.S. Senator but is best known for creating the Roth IRA.
  • Jul 22

    No More Gotcha: Bill Would Exempt Student Loan Forgiveness From Tax

    No More Gotcha: Bill Would Exempt Student Loan Forgiveness From Tax
    As student loan debt continues to grow, Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) have introduced the Student Loan Tax Relief Act which would exempt discharged student loans from being taxed as income.
  • Jul 20

    The Side Hustle With Pokémon GO: What You Need To Know

    The Side Hustle With Pokémon GO: What You Need To Know
    Pokémon GO has been downloaded an estimated 30 million times since its release. The amount of money being spent is mind-boggling with millions being generated every day. Not surprisingly, entrepreneurs are looking for ways to crack the…
Rank this Week: 939

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jul 22

    Allahu Akbar, Once Again

    Allahu Akbar, Once Again
    When I first saw the CNN coverage of the Munich massacre this afternoon, I noticed that the broadcasters went out of their way, with exactly zero evidence, to suggest that the killer might have been a right wing extremist, not...
  • Jul 22

    Do Black Lives Matter More to Trump?

    Do Black Lives Matter More to Trump?
    Heather MacDonald has a post-Trump acceptance speech wrap-up in the City Journal that suggests that The Donald's remarks reflect a stronger interest in preserving black lives than the President, Hillary Clinton, the media or the Black Lives…
  • Jul 22

    Blanket Restoration of Felon Voting Overturned

    Blanket Restoration of Felon Voting Overturned
    Kent wrote here about Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's blanket order restoring the voting rights of about 200,000 felons in that state.  This afternoon, the Virginia Supreme Court nullified McAuliffe's order.Full participation in…
Rank this Week: 352

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 932

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 22

    Police and Crime: Evidence from Cops 2.0

    Police and Crime: Evidence from Cops 2.0
    Mello, Steven, Police and Crime: Evidence from Cops 2.0 (July 6, 2016). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2812701 “The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act increased funding for the Department of Justice’s…
  • Jul 22

    USDA Announces Additional Efforts to Make School Environments Healthier

    USDA Announces Additional Efforts to Make School Environments Healthier
    USDA news release: “Today, the Obama Administration is announcing four final rules that implement important provisions of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA) building on the progress schools across the country have already made in…
  • Jul 22

    Global watchdog report – anonymous company owners and government contracting

    Global watchdog report – anonymous company owners and government contracting
    Via POGO:  “In a new report, London-based watchdog Global Witness sheds light on the dangers of anonymously-owned companies in government contracting. The recent Panama Papers scandal has raised concerns of how money stashed in…
Rank this Week: 18

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jul 22

    Weis recalls baked goods because of metal bits in sugar

    Weis recalls baked goods because of metal bits in sugar
    Another recall spurred by metal fragments in sugar from an unnamed supplier was issued Friday evening, this time for 30 bakery products sold by Weis Markets. The Weis recall includes muffins, cookies, shortbread and bread products distributed…
  • Jul 22

    ‘Wild Boar Brotwurst’ recalled because of excess nitrite

    ‘Wild Boar Brotwurst’ recalled because of excess nitrite
    A Colorado company is recalling more than 4,500 pounds of “Wild Boar Brotwurst” products because of excessive levels of nitrites. “The problem was discovered by FSIS (Food Safety and Inspection Service) personnel during a…
  • Jul 22

    Officials suspect ground beef in ongoing E. coli outbreak

    Officials suspect ground beef in ongoing E. coli outbreak
    Since June 12 a dozen people have contracted E. coli O157:H7 infections after eating ground beef in New Hampshire. State and federal officials have not identified the specific source. All 12 people have been infected with the same strain of…
Rank this Week: 157

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

Covers environmental law and policy. By Berkeley Law and UCLA Law.

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 22

    Tim Kaine and the Environment

    Tim Kaine and the Environment
    I reported last week on Mike Pence’s environmental record. This week, Tim Kaine is the one in the spotlight. Only a few minutes ago, Clinton announced that he was her choice – pretty much what the press had predicted for the last…
  • Jul 22

    California’s Cap-and-Trade Program After 2020

    California’s Cap-and-Trade Program After 2020
    Against a backdrop of complex Sacramento politics on the future of California’s climate regulation, the state’s Air Resources Board last week issued an initial draft of regulations that would, among other…
  • Jul 21

    Republicans & Climate Change — It’s Not About the Fact

    Republicans & Climate Change — It’s Not About the Fact
    There’s been a lot of work on how to more effectively communicate about climate change with skeptical audiences.  A new study indicates that such efforts may actually backfire: simply hearing about the evidence, regardless of how…
Rank this Week: 673

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jul 22

    Innovations in the Law

    Innovations in the Law
    I’ve just finished reading Robert J. Gordon’s excellent book on The Rise and Fall of American Growth.  Gordon’s thesis is that economic growth has slowed in recent decades because the pace of technological…
  • Jul 21

    FAN 117.2 (First Amendment News) David Cole Named New National Legal Director for ACLU

    FAN 117.2 (First Amendment News) David Cole Named New National Legal Director for ACLU
    I am deeply honored to take on the leadership of the ACLU’s national legal program. — David Cole Tony Mauro over at the National Law Journal just broke the story: ACLU Names Georgetown Law Prof David Cole as New Legal Director…
  • Jul 21

    FAN 117.1 (First Amendment News) Martin Garbus Files Defamation Suit on Behalf of Pete Rose

    FAN 117.1 (First Amendment News) Martin Garbus Files Defamation Suit on Behalf of Pete Rose
    WHEREFORE Plaintiff Peter Rose demands a money judgment against Defendant John Dowd for the amounts described herein and an award of punitive damages, together with costs and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, of this action, and such…
Rank this Week: 104

California Nursing Home Abuse…

California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers various nursing home abuse and elder neglect issues such as signs and symptoms of neglect, and California Elder Abuse and Neglect Law. By Walton Law Firm LLP.

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    How Virtual Reality Could Help Calm Nursing Home Patient

    How Virtual Reality Could Help Calm Nursing Home Patient
    A recent article in Reuters Health reported that one out of every five nursing home residents that suffers verbal or physical nursing home abuse is not enduring that abuse at the hands of one of the staff members at a facility. Rather, about…
  • Jul 15

    Nursing Home Abuse at the Hands of Other Resident

    Nursing Home Abuse at the Hands of Other Resident
    While it might sound unlikely, perpetrators of nursing home abuse are not always those employed as caregivers for the elderly. According to a recent article in HealthDay, many elderly residents at nursing homes suffer injuries at the hands of…
  • Jul 8

    Elder Abuse Victims Remain Silent Too Often

    Elder Abuse Victims Remain Silent Too Often
    In order to stop nursing home abuse or to remove California seniors from assisted-living facilities where they have suffered serious injuries as a result of elder neglect, we need to know that this kind of abuse is occurring. However,…
Rank this Week: 982

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

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

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 356

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Raising Kaine: Clinton Disappoints With VP Pick, But I'm Still With Her

    Raising Kaine: Clinton Disappoints With VP Pick, But I'm Still With Her
    Hillary Clinton could have chosen a chimpanzee to be her running mate and I would still support her.  The stakes in this election are too high.  If nothing else, the last few Days of Dystopia, aka the Republican National…
  • Jul 7

    Business As Usual While Police Kill Black Men

    Business As Usual While Police Kill Black Men
    #Shitdoesntjusthappen"I think he's just black in the wrong place."  -- Valerie CastileRepublicans on Capitol Hill, determined to validate their conspiracy theories, are grilling the FBI Director over his recommendation to not indict…
  • Jun 23

    More Than A "PR Problem" -- How The Mets Can Ethically Bring Jose Reyes Back Into The Fold

    More Than A "PR Problem" -- How The Mets Can Ethically Bring Jose Reyes Back Into The Fold
    In 2006, the Mets were one pitch away -- albeit, a nasty, possibly unhittable Adam Wainwright curveball (that Carlos Beltran watched for strike three with the bases loaded, but I digress) -- from making the World Series.  That…
Rank this Week: 141

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 7

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Jul 22

    CFP: Translating Law

    CFP: Translating Law
    Tilburg Law Review (TiLR) invites article submissions for its fall 2017 special issue on ‘Translating Law‘. We imagine this double issue primarily as a collection of articles in law and...
  • Jul 22

    Immigration Law & Policy – Washington, DC

    Immigration Law & Policy – Washington, DC
    Georgetown Law, the Migration Policy Institute,  and Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., present the 13th Annual Immigration Law & Policy Conference Sept. 12, 2016, at Georgetown Law.
  • Jul 22

    CFP: Violent Extremism & Youth Recruitment

    CFP: Violent Extremism & Youth Recruitment
    Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice (U. San Francisco College of Arts & Sciences) announces its 29(2) issue theme: Violent Extremism and Youth Recruitment. The submission deadline is Jan....
Rank this Week: 33

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 6

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    In-House Counsel; Energy & Environmental: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network

    In-House Counsel; Energy & Environmental: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network
    Well summer is back in Seattle, and it’s looking like our weekend is going to be full of fun in the (very warm, and largely without air conditioned) sun. If you’re like us, get ready for a relaxing weekend by …
  • Jul 22

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Employment, Aviation, and Airbnb.

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Employment, Aviation, and Airbnb.
    Friday is here, and on this day in 1939, at the World’s Fair in New York City, Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia appointed Jane Bolin a judge of the city’s Domestic Relations Court, making her the first African-American women appointed to…
  • Jul 21

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Journalism, Politics in the Workplace, and Women Leaders.

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Journalism, Politics in the Workplace, and Women Leaders.
    Thursday is here and I am continuing to take over your Top 10 in Law Blogs. Personally, I love history and reviewing the past so I can better understand the present which is why I will continue to give a …
Rank this Week: 13

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer…

San Diego Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning topics such as conservatorship, guardianship, health care and advanced directive, living trusts, and probate. By Law Office of Scott D. Soady, A Professional Corporation

http://www.sandiegoestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Is a Creditor’s Judgment Enforceable Against My Estate?

    Is a Creditor’s Judgment Enforceable Against My Estate?
    Death does not automatically void any debts owed by the deceased. In the normal course of administering an estate, the personal representative named in the decedent’s last will and testament is responsible for paying any valid creditor…
  • Jul 21

    New California Budget Restricts Medi-Cal Claims Against Recipients’ Estate

    New California Budget Restricts Medi-Cal Claims Against Recipients’ Estate
    In a recent post we discussed how Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid system, can go after the assets of a deceased beneficiary recipient’s probate estate or revocable living trust for reimbursement of medical costs paid during the…
  • Jul 14

    How Can My Divorce Settlement Affect My California Estate Planning?

    How Can My Divorce Settlement Affect My California Estate Planning?
    There are many legal events that may affect your estate planning. For example, if you get divorced, the terms of your property settlement may require you to alter the terms of your will or trust. It is therefore important to resolve any…
Rank this Week: 984

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/
  • Jul 22

    Robertson Article on the First Amendment and Advertising "Off-Label" Drug

    Robertson Article on the First Amendment and Advertising "Off-Label" Drug
    Christopher T. Robertson of Arizona and Harvard's Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics has written A Trojan Horse? How Expansion of the First Amendment Threatens Much More than the Regulation of Off-Label…
  • Jul 22

    Revisions Coming to the FDCPA Validation Article . . .

    Revisions Coming to the FDCPA Validation Article . . .
    by Jeff Sovern We need to make some revisions to our validation article discussion draft, in Part V A.1., beginning on page 27, and captioned "Did Respondents Understand that The Letter Said They Could Dispute the Validity of the Debt?"...
  • Jul 21

    "The CFPB Turns 5 Today. Here’s What It’s Done (and What It Hasn’t)"

    "The CFPB Turns 5 Today. Here’s What It’s Done (and What It Hasn’t)"
    Time has this article, reporting that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau "has reshaped the mortgage market and issued hefty penalties. But there is much to be done."
Rank this Week: 176

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Jul 22

    TWiL 353: I Fought The Pokemon And The Law Won

    TWiL 353: I Fought The Pokemon And The Law Won
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane Guest: Tiffany Li, Derek Muller Denise Howell and Emory Roane speak with Tiffany Li and Derek Muller about legal issues surrounding Pokemon Go including privacy, copyright, children and even election…
  • Jul 15

    TWiL 352: AI, Oh My!

    TWiL 352: AI, Oh My!
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane Guests: Andrew Arruda, Joshua Browder Andrew Arruda of ROSS Intelligence and Joshua Browder, founder of DoNotPay robot lawyer discuss with Denise Howell and Emory Roane the future of using robots and…
  • Jul 8

    TWiL 351: Stairway To Court

    TWiL 351: Stairway To Court
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane, J. Michael Keyes Guest: Ali Sternburg A jury finds that Led Zeppelin did not copy "Stairway to Heaven", Hillary Clinton's Initiative on Technology & Innovation, the music industry asks Congress to amend…
Rank this Week: 654

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Citrus County Deputy Charged with Prostitution, Solicitation

    Citrus County Deputy Charged with Prostitution, Solicitation
    A Citrus County sheriff’s deputy was arrested and charged with solicitation and engaging in prostitution, authorities said Wednesday. The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office said the 31-year-old man was taken into custody.…
  • Jul 20

    Largo Man Accused of Possessing Child Porn

    Largo Man Accused of Possessing Child Porn
    A Largo man has been charged with possessing child pornography, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. The 69-year-old was arrested at his home on 126th Avenue Wednesday morning. According to detectives, the investigation…
  • Jul 18

    New Port Richey Couple Accused of Running Investment Scam

    New Port Richey Couple Accused of Running Investment Scam
    A New Port Richey couple has been arrested on charges of organized fraud, grand theft and mortgage fraud tied to the sale of investment offerings in Clearwater. The Florida Office of Financial Regulation announced on Friday the couple is…
Rank this Week: 324

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 22

    Study Rooms Available at Central Library

    Study Rooms Available at Central Library
    Did you know that San Diego Public Library’s Central branch has study rooms available for free to anyone with a library card? The library has 22 study rooms that seat 2-6 people on several different floors of the library. These ……
  • Jun 23

    Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas Affirmative Action Plan

    Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas Affirmative Action Plan
    Supreme Court Upholds University of Texas Affirmative Action Plan by CNN Supreme Court Reporter, Ariane de Vogue The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the race-conscious admissions program at the University of Texas, saying that the plan…
  • Apr 18

    Ten Great Novels About the Supreme Court

    Ten Great Novels About the Supreme Court
    10 Great Novels About the Supreme Court by  lawyer in Arnold & Porter’s appellate and Supreme Court practice and author of The Advocate’s Daughter , Anthony Franze At the U.S. Supreme Court, a single vote can alter…
Rank this Week: 546

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 99

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Jul 22

    Richard Demetriou Named in FINRA Investigation

    Richard Demetriou Named in FINRA Investigation
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on July 18, 2016 indicate that Texas-based Titan Securities broker/adviser Richard Demetriou has been named in a FINRA investigation. The securities…
  • Jul 22

    Kris Maksimovich (Commonwealth Financial) Has Pending Complaint

    Kris Maksimovich (Commonwealth Financial) Has Pending Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on July 18, 2016 indicate that Texas-based Commonwealth Financial Network broker/adviser Kris Maksimovich has received a pending customer complaint.…
  • Jul 22

    Angela Ostendarp Has Misrepresentation Complaint

    Angela Ostendarp Has Misrepresentation Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on July 17, 2016 indicate that North Carolina-based Wells Fargo broker/adviser Angela Ostendarp, also known as Angela Smith, is the subject of pending…
Rank this Week: 322

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
Rank this Week: 100

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Jul 22

    Broker Spotlight: Shawn Devillier

    Broker Spotlight: Shawn Devillier
    Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on July 18, 2016 indicate that Massachusetts-based Winslow Evans & Crocker broker/adviser Shawn Devillier has been the subject of customer complaints. The…
  • Jul 22

    Brandon Stimpson Has Customer Complaint

    Brandon Stimpson Has Customer Complaint
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on July 17, 2016 indicate that Utah-based Allegis Investment Services broker/adviser Brandon Stimpson has received numerous resolved or pending customer…
  • Jul 22

    Broker Spotlight: Paul Shoemaker

    Broker Spotlight: Paul Shoemaker
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on July 18, 2016 indicate that Utah-based Morgan Stanley broker/adviser Paul Shoemaker is the subject of a pending customer complaint. The securities…
Rank this Week: 387

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
Rank this Week: 101

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Jul 22

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana

    Confira os destaques da TV Justiça para o fim de semana
    Sexta-feira, 22/7 20h30 - Iluminuras O programa desta semana mostra detalhes da vida e da obra do escritor Jorge Luis Borges. Nascido na Argentina, Borges passou parte da juventude na Europa. Já adulto, voltou à América…
  • Jul 22

    Lei catarinense que define pequena propriedade rural para fins ambientais é questionada no STF

    Lei catarinense que define pequena propriedade rural para fins ambientais é questionada no STF
    Ação Direta de Inconstitucionalidade (ADI 5558) ajuizada, com pedido de liminar, no Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), questiona dispositivo da lei catarinense que dispõe sobre pequena propriedade rural para fins ambientais.…
  • Jul 22

    Questões sociais são recorrentes na pauta do STF na gestão atual

    Questões sociais são recorrentes na pauta do STF na gestão atual
    Temas relacionados às áreas da saúde, do meio ambiente, do consumo, da proteção de idosos, crianças, adolescentes e pessoas com deficiência têm sido recorrentes na pauta de julgamentos do…
Rank this Week: 61

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

Updates, events, and useful tips surrounding family law issues. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jul 22

    Number 18: Really?

    Number 18: Really?
    Each month we get a report from our own marketing folks on how many people read and subscribe to our blog. On June 29, we received an email from Adelaide in South Australia in which a law firm has taken the time evaluate the 100 best divorce…
  • Jul 22

    “They Lied: Make Them Pay”

    “They Lied: Make Them Pay”
    For those who practice in the domestic relations world, one of the great frustrations comes when a client asks us to extract a sometimes appropriate pound of flesh as compensation for the “pack of lies” contained in a divorce…
  • Jun 28

    Guns & Domestic Violence; The US Supreme Court Grapples With Voisine v. US

    Guns & Domestic Violence; The US Supreme Court Grapples With Voisine v. US
    This writer only wishes he could wear the mantle of constitutional scholar. The best he can do is claim the appellation: constitutional observer.  Today, I picked up the majority opinion decided by Justice Elena Kagan with the intention…
Rank this Week: 346

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 60

Court News Ohio

Court News Ohio

Provides case announcements and decision highlights. From the Supreme Court of Ohio and Ohio Government Telecommunications.

http://www.courtnewsohio.gov/
  • Jul 22

    Court of Claims approves two OSU Medical Center settlement

    Court of Claims approves two OSU Medical Center settlement
    Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center will pay a Virginia man and a Hilliard woman a total of $200,000 to settle negligence claims related to leg injuries.
  • Jul 21

    Springfield Schools Must Release Student Data as Public Record

    Springfield Schools Must Release Student Data as Public Record
    Springfield City Schools must release student contact information requested by School Choice, a private non-profit organization whose mission is to inform students and parents about educational options, as long as parents have consented to…
  • Jul 20

    Community-School Property Manager Denied Tax Exemption

    Community-School Property Manager Denied Tax Exemption
    A non-profit property management organization established by a community school is not entitled to a property-tax exemption, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.
Rank this Week: 534

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

News & Announcements from the J. Michael Goodson Law Library at Duke.

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Copycatwalks: Fashion & The Law

    Copycatwalks: Fashion & The Law
    Earlier this week, Los Angeles-based artist Tuesday Bassen accused international clothing retailer Zara of stealing several of her designs for its clothing and jewelry. Her Instagram post featured side-by-side comparisons of Bassen's art next…
  • Jul 13

    Pokemon GO...to Court?

    Pokemon GO...to Court?
    Are you one of the millions of users who downloaded the Pokémon GO app in its first week of release? Or have you spent the last few days confused by your friends' sudden stream of social media references to "PokéStops,"…
  • Jul 5

    In Praise of Microform

    In Praise of Microform
    During library tours for new law students, there is usually a brief stop in the Microforms Room on level 1. It's not the most attractive space in the library, with its rows of metal cabinets, but it's a good place to pause the tour for some…
Rank this Week: 288

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jul 22

    Risperdal lawsuits highlight gynecomastia side effect

    Risperdal lawsuits highlight gynecomastia side effect
    Medical studies and recent lawsuits against the makers of Risperdal have helped highlight the links between the drug and gynecomastia, a condition that causes males to grow breasts. A 2006 study conducted by Duke University showed that…
  • Jul 21

    Power Morcellators linked to cancer trigger lawsuit

    Power Morcellators linked to cancer trigger lawsuit
    Links between laparoscopic power morcellators and cancer have trigger lawsuits throughout the United States just as the FDA issues a recall on three Johnson and Johnson devices. The FDA and medical professionals express growing concern about…
  • Jul 20

    Talcum Powder and ovarian cancer

    Talcum Powder and ovarian cancer
    While some in the medical community continue to debate whether or not Talcum Powder, also known as Baby Powder, may cause ovarian cancer, two recent lawsuits suggest it does cause ovarian cancer. The link between ovarian cancer and talcum…
Rank this Week: 440

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Stoel Rives World of Employment

Insight and commentary on labor and employment law.

http://www.stoelrivesworldofemployment.com/
  • Jul 22

    NLRB Reverses Course Again: Organizing Temporary Workers Just Got Easier

    NLRB Reverses Course Again: Organizing Temporary Workers Just Got Easier
    The NLRB recently reversed course again to allow temporary employees provided by a staffing agency to join regular employees in a single bargaining unit without the consent of the employer or the staffing agency. Miller & Anderson, Inc.,…
  • Jul 20

    OSHA Delays Enforcement of New Reporting Requirements for Drug & Alcohol Testing

    OSHA Delays Enforcement of New Reporting Requirements for Drug & Alcohol Testing
    As previously reported, OSHA’s latest revisions for covered employers will dramatically impact routine post-accident drug testing programs.  The new rules are available for review here, but here’s what you need to know: OSHA…
  • Jul 8

    OSHA Promotes Workplace Safety by . . . Limiting Drug and Alcohol Testing?

    OSHA Promotes Workplace Safety by . . . Limiting Drug and Alcohol Testing?
    Employers that promote workplace safety by ensuring workers are not under the influence of drugs or alcohol after they suffer a workplace injury will soon face greater scrutiny from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration…
Rank this Week: 371