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HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

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

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • May 22

    CalChamber Board Member Crafts Song/Video to Inspire Gift to Veterans​​​​​​

    CalChamber Board Member Crafts Song/Video to Inspire Gift to Veterans​​​​​​
    Attorney George David Kieffer, a member of the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, has composed and directed a song and video to honor the nation’s veterans and raise funds for veterans organizations.…
  • May 21

    “Digital Native” — Watch Out for Code Word

    “Digital Native” — Watch Out for Code Word
    A recent article in Fortune magazine brought attention to a new recruiting trend of employers seeking to hire “digital natives.” According to the article, many employers are starting to use this term in employment ads, causing…
  • May 20

    Minimum Wage Hikes on the Horizon

    Minimum Wage Hikes on the Horizon
    On May 19, 2015, two California cities moved forward with large minimum wage hikes. Los Angeles Minimum Wage May Rise To $15 By 2020 The Los Angeles City Council voted on a plan to incrementally raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2020.…
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The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

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

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • May 22

    FREE Online Webinar May 26: How to Develop Your Law Firm Marketing Plan

    FREE Online Webinar May 26: How to Develop Your Law Firm Marketing Plan
    Join me on Tuesday, May 26 at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT for a free 60-minute legal marketing webinar: Develop Your Law Firm Marketing Plan, where you will learn… A proven legal marketing system that has helped 15,000 attorneys convert…
  • May 21

    3 Steps to Leverage LinkedIn for Your Law Firm

    3 Steps to Leverage LinkedIn for Your Law Firm
    I have yet to find an attorney who could not benefit from having their profile on LinkedIn. It’s the number one online network for white-collar professionals. Whether you want to connect with non-competing attorneys, non-legal…
  • May 20

    2 Questions Every Attorney Needs to Know the Answers To

    2 Questions Every Attorney Needs to Know the Answers To
    There are two questions just about every attorney has asked at one time or another. At every Rainmaker Retreat – our two-day law firm marketing seminar – I answer dozens of questions that are top-of-mind for attorneys who…
Rank this Week: 198

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • May 22

    Phone hacking: massive privacy damage

    Phone hacking: massive privacy damage
    Gulati v. MGN Ltd [2015] EWHC 1482 (Ch), Mann J – judgment here For some years in the early and mid 2000s, a routine form of news-gathering in the Mirror Group was phone hacking – listening to voicemails left for…
  • May 22

    Je suis James: Pianist finally allowed to tell his story of sexual abuse

    Je suis James: Pianist finally allowed to tell his story of sexual abuse
    James Rhodes v OPO (by his Litigation Friend BHM) and another, [2015] UKSC 32 The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in an appeal by the celebrated concert pianist, James Rhodes. You can read the judgment here and watch Lord…
  • May 22

    Non-violent extremism: some questions about laws and limits – Robert Gleave and Lawrence McNamara

    Non-violent extremism: some questions about laws and limits – Robert Gleave and Lawrence McNamara
    Sajid Javid’s reported objections to the Government’s pre-election proposals on countering extremist ideas uncover just how controversial the new laws will be. He had objected, it seems, to a mooted expansion of Ofcom’s…
Rank this Week: 178

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/
  • May 22

    Chain Driven Winches Recalled Due to Injury Hazard

    Chain Driven Winches Recalled Due to Injury Hazard
    Hewitt has recalled 1,700 Marine chain driven winches after determining the products can break causing the lifts to fail.
  • May 22

    Memorial Day Safety Tip

    Memorial Day Safety Tip
    Following a few simple safety tips can help ensure you and your family enjoy a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend.
  • May 21

    Precision Trading Recalls 4,700 Espresso Maker

    Precision Trading Recalls 4,700 Espresso Maker
    Precision Trading is recalling nearly 5,000 espresso makers due to a defect that could result in burn injuries to consumers.
Rank this Week: 703

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    Shoen v. Zacarias (Cal. Ct. App. - May 22, 2015)

    Shoen v. Zacarias (Cal. Ct. App. - May 22, 2015)
    Justice Hoffstadt certainly makes a persuasive case in the opening paragraph of this opinion.  He says:"A trial court has the power to issue an equitable easement authorizing a trespasser to continue her trespass in exchange for paying…
  • May 21

    Leeman v. Adams Extract & Spice Co. (Cal. Ct. App. - May 21, 2015)

    Leeman v. Adams Extract & Spice Co. (Cal. Ct. App. - May 21, 2015)
    Plaintiff files a Prop. 65 (toxic chemicals warning) case, and -- predictably -- it settles for a tiny amount of civil penalties plus a much larger amount of fees.  The trial court isn't happy with the stipulated $72,500 in fees, and…
  • May 20

    People v. Therman (Cal. Ct. App. - May 20, 2015)

    People v. Therman (Cal. Ct. App. - May 20, 2015)
    Defendant says that the trial court erred by imposing a no-contact order with the victim for five years.  The Attorney General agrees, and confesses error.The Court of Appeal says:  Wrong.Justice Robie says:  "You guys forgot…
Rank this Week: 350

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/
  • May 22

    Memorial Day Weekend Law Library Closed

    Memorial Day Weekend Law Library Closed
    The Cleveland-Marshall Law Library will be closed from 5pm on Friday May 22nd through Memorial Day Monday May 25th. We will reopen on Tuesday May 26th at 7am. Enjoy your weekend!
  • May 22

    Wikipedia for Legal Research?

    Wikipedia for Legal Research?
    You use Wikipedia as part of your legal research (gasp)? Yes. There have been quite a number of studies that show that Wikipedia is reliable and a few that state that it isn’t. In my personal experience I find it to be useful and…
  • May 21

    Lexis Get and Print Upgrade

    Lexis Get and Print Upgrade
    Lexis Advance’s “Get and Print” feature has been updated. You can now enter in up to 100 citations to get and print at one time. Contact any of your librarians for assistance with the “Get and Print” feature on…
Rank this Week: 488

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 398

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
  • May 22

    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Scheduled to Speak at Rally Opposing Oregon LNG Terminal

    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Scheduled to Speak at Rally Opposing Oregon LNG Terminal
    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., President of the Waterkeeper Alliance, is scheduled to address a rally led by the “No LNG Exports Coalition” in opposition to the proposed Jordan Cove Energy Project and Oregon LNG export terminals on May…
  • May 22

    DOE Authorizes Pieridae Energy to Export LNG to FTA Nations from Canada; Defers Non-FTA Request

    DOE Authorizes Pieridae Energy to Export LNG to FTA Nations from Canada; Defers Non-FTA Request
    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued an order granting Pieridae Energy (USA), LTD. (Pieridae) authority to export 292 Bcf/year of natural gas from the United States to Canada and, after liquefaction at Pieridae Energy (Canada)…
  • May 22

    SCT&E Signs MOU for Gas Supplies for LNG Export Terminal

    SCT&E Signs MOU for Gas Supplies for LNG Export Terminal
    SCT&E LNG announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a “sizable” U.S. upstream natural gas supplier for its proposed LNG liquefaction and export terminal project on Monkey Island, Cameron Parish,…
Rank this Week: 133

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

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

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • May 22

    Suffolk County Legislature Passes Lobbying Resolution

    Suffolk County Legislature Passes Lobbying Resolution
    The Suffolk County Legislature passed a resolution on May 12, 2015, to strengthen county lobbying law. Resolution 356 amends the Continued on Next Page
  • May 22

    Minnesota Legislature Likely to Convene Special Session

    Minnesota Legislature Likely to Convene Special Session
    The Minnesota Legislature will likely convene a special session after Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the state’s education budget. Unless law Continued on Next Page
  • May 22

    News You Can Use Digest – May 22,2015

    News You Can Use Digest – May 22,2015
    National: Albany Corruption Inquiry Hurts Arizona Company That Hired Dean Skelos’s Son New York Times – Susanne Craig | Published: 5/18/2015 Continued on Next Page
Rank this Week: 216

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • May 22

    Review of Word Renovation Tools (Word RT) Plus Transitioning to a Remote Team

    Review of Word Renovation Tools (Word RT) Plus Transitioning to a Remote Team
    Coming today to SmallLaw: TechnoLawyer members have ranted for years about paragraph numbering in Microsoft Word. So when we heard about Infoware's Word Renovation Tools (Word RT), we asked lawyer and legal technology consultant Seth Rowland…
  • May 21

    Summation 5.6: Read Our Exclusive Report

    Summation 5.6: Read Our Exclusive Report
    Today's issue of TL NewsWire covers a comprehensive litigation software suite that now includes a module for case analysis (see article below), a new legal research and drafting tool for corporate lawyers, a cloud application for creating…
  • May 21

    Corporate Counsel Are Opening Up Their Wallets Plus 45 More Must-Read

    Corporate Counsel Are Opening Up Their Wallets Plus 45 More Must-Read
    Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 46 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld…
Rank this Week: 206

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • May 22

    Academic Perspectives on Automotive Software Licensing

    Academic Perspectives on Automotive Software Licensing
    There's recently been some great reporting and advocacy regarding the legal status of the software running modern motor vehicles. Here are a few academic perspectives (courtesy mostly of Facebook): Christina Mulligan, Personal Property…
  • May 21

    Is your design inspired or stolen?

    Is your design inspired or stolen?
    "Am I a crook?" A design client recently asked me this question about one its designs, and whether is was legally inspired by or stolen from other works. Of course, Jonathan Adler may consider my client a crook when it uses an edited,…
  • May 20

    Tesla and Liability

    Tesla and Liability
    An interesting article in last week’s Wall Street Journal spawned a series of unfortunate headlines (in a variety of publications) suggesting that Tesla had somehow “solved” the “problem” of…
Rank this Week: 390

Juries

Juries

Discusses jury-related issues.

http://juries.typepad.com/juries/
  • May 22

    What Happens When the Wrong Juror Shows Up?

    What Happens When the Wrong Juror Shows Up?
    Well, in the Southern District of Florida the criminal conviction is still upheld. In U.S. v. Livoti, a juror named J.D. responded to a jury summons to sit on the criminal trial of Anthony Livoti. After being selected, J.D., along...
  • May 21

    Presumed Fair? Voir Dire on the Fundamentals of Our Criminal Justice System

    Presumed Fair? Voir Dire on the Fundamentals of Our Criminal Justice System
    Vida B. Johnson Presumed Fair? Voir Dire on the Fundamentals of Our Criminal Justice System Abstract: The American criminal justice system is built on three bedrock principles: the presumption of innocence, the burden of proof, and the…
  • May 18

    The Origins, Evolution and Puzzling Irrelevance of Jury Recommendations in Second-Degree Murder Sentencing

    The Origins, Evolution and Puzzling Irrelevance of Jury Recommendations in Second-Degree Murder Sentencing
    The Origins, Evolution and Puzzling Irrelevance of Jury Recommendations in Second-Degree Murder Sentencing Micah B. Rankin Abstract: Section 745 of the Criminal Code is currently the only area of Canadian sentencing law that contemplates a…
Rank this Week: 547

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

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

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • May 22

    Corporate Crime Is Not ‘Civil Disobedience’

    Corporate Crime Is Not ‘Civil Disobedience’
    by Thomas O. McGarity is a Member Scholar and past president of the Center for Progressive Reform, and a professor at the University of Texas Law School. He is the author of Freedom to Harm: The Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire…
  • May 22

    Judicial Nominations Roundup for May 22, 2015

    Judicial Nominations Roundup for May 22, 2015
    by Caroline CoxYesterday, President Obama nominated Edward L. Stanton III to serve on the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee. Stanton is currently the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee and…
  • May 22

    LegalEyes for May 22, 2015

    LegalEyes for May 22, 2015
    by Caroline CoxKara L. Hartzler, the 2013 recipient of ACS’s David Carliner Public Interest Award, won a major immigration case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which Daniel M. Kowalksi highlighted…
Rank this Week: 129

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
Rank this Week: 483

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • May 22

    Open Source, Lawyers, and Beer: FOSS+Beer, Beryl’s, and a Legal Talk Network Podcast

    Open Source, Lawyers, and Beer: FOSS+Beer, Beryl’s, and a Legal Talk Network Podcast
    A podcast from LawSites (Robert Ambrogi): A Most Unusual Episode of Lawyer2Lawyer (Hint: It Involves Beer) Excerpt: “It is not every day that I get to record a podcast episode in a brewery…. But for our interview with the hosts…
  • May 22

    Court Dockets and the $40 Million Dollar Dope Slap

    Court Dockets and the $40 Million Dollar Dope Slap
    From LawSites (Robert Ambrogi): New PacerPro Service Automatically Retrieves and Delivers Federal ‘Free Look’ Documents Excerpt: “If I were to tell you that a new service could help you avoid a $40 million mistake in…
  • May 20

    Searching Case Law with Google Scholar: New and Improved

    Searching Case Law with Google Scholar: New and Improved
    “Google Scholar Case Law Evolves“ by Mark Giangrande, Law Librarian blog: Excerpt: “…. Google is hardly a substitute for any of the commercial databases as it does not have the value-added features such as…
Rank this Week: 375

TMT Law Watch

TMT Law Watch

Features business, legal and policy developments affecting the telecom, media and technology sector. By K&L Gates.

http://www.tmtlawwatch.com
  • May 22

    FCC Requires Audio Alerts on Mobile Devices for TV Emergency Information

    FCC Requires Audio Alerts on Mobile Devices for TV Emergency Information
    By Stephen J. Matzura and Marty Stern The FCC has adopted new rules governing accessibility of emergency information in TV programming for blind or visually impaired individuals.  The rules require emergency information on TV to be…
  • May 22

     Supreme Court Grants Cert. to Consider Whether Offer of Complete Relief Moots TCPA Class Action

     Supreme Court Grants Cert. to Consider Whether Offer of Complete Relief Moots TCPA Class Action
    By Andrew C. Glass, Joseph C. Wylie II, Gregory N. Blase, Jennifer J. Nagle, Eric W. Lee The United States Supreme Court recently granted certiorari in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action challenging text messages which…
  • May 21

    FCC to Broadband Providers:  Eyes Are on Your Privacy Practice

    FCC to Broadband Providers:  Eyes Are on Your Privacy Practice
    By Sam Castic and Marty Stern The FCC Enforcement Bureau has released an Enforcement Advisory on what it terms the “Open Internet Privacy Standard” in anticipation of the potential June 12 effective date of the FCC’s Open…
Rank this Week: 739

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/
  • May 22

    Mississippi Supremes Call For Truce In Judge-Public Defender War

    Mississippi Supremes Call For Truce In Judge-Public Defender War
    The Mississippi Supreme Court has held that a Hinds County judge did not have the authority to prohibit a public defender from practice before the court on grounds of alleged general lack of competence. Rather, such a determination is the...
  • May 22

    Lawyer Enters "Forbidden Zone" And Gets Indefinite Suspension

    Lawyer Enters "Forbidden Zone" And Gets Indefinite Suspension
    An indefinite suspension was imposed by the Maryland Court of Appeals for a sex offense conviction. On August 1, 2009, [Eckel] was arrested at his law office and charged with attempted second degree rape, attempted second degree sexual…
  • May 22

    Dead Complainant Does Not End Bar Discipline Case

    Dead Complainant Does Not End Bar Discipline Case
    A disbarment order was entered yesterday by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. Respondent has been a member of the Bar of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals since February 6, 1987. On March 15, 2006, in connection...
Rank this Week: 740

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: 767

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 22

    Fleischer: Yahoo's Tricky Plan for Tax-Free Spinoff of Alibaba Stock

    Fleischer: Yahoo's Tricky Plan for Tax-Free Spinoff of Alibaba Stock
    New York Times Deal Book: Yahoo's Tricky Plan for Tax-Free Spinoff of Alibaba Stock, by Victor Fleischer (San Diego): I bet Marissa Mayer wishes she had minored in corporate taxes. Ms. Mayer, Yahoo’s chief executive, studied computer…
  • May 22

    Weekly Tax Roundup

    Weekly Tax Roundup
    Bloomberg, Carried Interest Tax Change Off Table Until 2017, Ryan Says Bloomberg, House Backs Permanent Research Tax Credit Over Obama Objections Bloomberg, Rare Holiday Confluence Yields 3-Day Reprieve for U.S. Taxpayers Bloomberg, Tax-Dodge…
  • May 22

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup
    ABA Journal, Can This Legal Maneuver Save Charleston School of Law? ABA Journal, ExamSoft Settles 'Barmageddon' Suit; Did Problems Lead to Lower Exam Scores? ABA Journal, Former Inmate Graduates From Law School ABA Journal, What Will Lawyers…
Rank this Week: 60

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
Rank this Week: 313

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/
  • May 22

    Brain Injury Association New York State Annual Conference and Professional Conference

    Brain Injury Association New York State Annual Conference and Professional Conference
    The Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS) will host its 33rd Annual BIANYS Conference, featuring keynote speaker Gary Busey. Mr. Busey speaks all over the country about the challenges and triumphs of living every day with a…
  • May 19

    Concussions can have permanent consequence

    Concussions can have permanent consequence
    A study published this week in JAMA Neurology – assessed the brains of 28 retired National Football League (NFL) players who suffered a concussion with loss of consciousness. The study took brain scans of the players and a control group.…
  • May 15

    Promising New Stroke Detection System Developed

    Promising New Stroke Detection System Developed
    When it comes to diagnosing a stroke, there is a medical saying, “Time is Brain.” This should convey that it is crucial to diagnose and treat a stroke as soon as possible to preserve brain function. It is crucial that stroke victims begin…
Rank this Week: 979

Pennsylvania Family Law

Pennsylvania Family Law

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

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

    LEGAL SAME-SEX MARRIAGE UNDERCUTS OLD EFFORTS AT SAME-SEX LEGAL PROTECTION

    LEGAL SAME-SEX MARRIAGE UNDERCUTS OLD EFFORTS AT SAME-SEX LEGAL PROTECTION
    One of the consequences of legalizing same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania and elsewhere is that all of the old methods for getting around a same-sex marriage ban or lack of recognition of civil unions or domestic partnerships became obsolete or…
  • May 19

    MEMO FROM EMPLOYER: TIME TO GET MARRIED

    MEMO FROM EMPLOYER: TIME TO GET MARRIED
    On April 29, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges.  This case addresses the question of whether there is a constitutional right to marry that transcends the historic power of states to regulate who can…
  • May 17

    SUPPORT ARREARAGES SURVIVE THE DEATH OF THE PAYOR

    SUPPORT ARREARAGES SURVIVE THE DEATH OF THE PAYOR
    Recently the Superior Court considered a case in which a party died during the pendency of a support action. In the divorce case for Moser v. Ronald R. Renninger, et al., No. 1065 MDA 2014, the husband and wife were separated with the…
Rank this Week: 648

DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law…

DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers automobile accidents, burn injury, child safety, defective products, police misconduct, premises liability and truck accidents. By Regan Zambri & Long.

http://injurylaw.reganfirm.com/
  • May 22

    Basic Pool and Water Safety: Keeping Children Safe

    Basic Pool and Water Safety: Keeping Children Safe
    Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer for many families around the country. Children everywhere are sure to start pestering their parents about trips to the beach or public pool. Swimming is a fantastic source of…
  • May 21

    2015 Summer Driving Season: Time for Click It or Ticket Campaign

    2015 Summer Driving Season: Time for Click It or Ticket Campaign
    Summer driving season is finally here. As usual, this Memorial Day Weekend comes with a safety reminder from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. On May 18th, the NHTSA kicked off its annual Click It or Ticket campaign, urging…
  • May 18

    The Dangers of Letting Baby Sleep in a Car Seat

    The Dangers of Letting Baby Sleep in a Car Seat
    Car seats are designed to keep babies safe, but a new study has found when used improperly – specifically, as a napping place – these seats can pose deadly dangers. Conducted by researchers at Penn State’s Milton S. Hershey…
Rank this Week: 858

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • May 22

    Duggar Show Off TLC Schedule

    Duggar Show Off TLC Schedule
    The Hollywood Reporter reports that the popular TLC show "19 Kids and Counting" is no longer on TLC's schedule after Josh Dugger, the oldest of the Dugger children, admitted to molesting several underage girls, including some of his…
  • May 21

    President Renominates Jessica Rosenworcel To FCC

    President Renominates Jessica Rosenworcel To FCC
    President Obama has re-nominated Jessica Rosenworcel to the Federal Communications Commission. Links to FCC Chair Tom Wheeler's statement, Commissioner Clyburn's statement, Commissioner Pai's statement, Commissioner O'Rielly's statement,…
  • May 21

    Paid Advertising, Editorial Content, and Freedom of the Pre

    Paid Advertising, Editorial Content, and Freedom of the Pre
    Lili Levi, University of Miami School of Law, has published A 'Faustian Pact'?: Native Advertising and the Future of the Press. Here is the abstract. As technology undermines the economic model supporting the traditional press, news…
Rank this Week: 262

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 169

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    So Long to the False Arrest Charge

    So Long to the False Arrest Charge
    Apparently the Baltimore State's Attorney reads Crime and Consequences before she meets with the grand jury. It might be better, though, if she had read it before her earlier, court-house-steps carnival announcing charges against six…
  • May 22

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Police Officer Killed Hours Before Maternity Leave:  An Omaha police officer was shot and killed by a fugitive on Wednesday, just hours before she was to go on maternity leave.  Fox News reports that 29-year-old Kerrie Orozco was…
  • May 22

    The Gruesome Results When We Give Thugs a Second Chance

    The Gruesome Results When We Give Thugs a Second Chance
    This is what happens:WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- New, horrifying details are surfacing about what happened inside the Savopoulos mansion near Vice President Joe Biden's house before the murders.A law enforcement source tell WUSA9's Bruce Leshan…
Rank this Week: 378

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • May 22

    Tread Carefully on Treadmill

    Tread Carefully on Treadmill
    A couple of weeks ago, renowned Silicon Valley executive Dave Goldberg died of severe head trauma and blood loss after a gym accident involving a treadmill. His untimely death at 47 raised the profile of a device whose risks had previously…
  • May 20

    The Mediterranean Diet Might Be Good for an Aging Brain

    The Mediterranean Diet Might Be Good for an Aging Brain
    Like every other body part, the aging brain isn’t as proficient as it used to be; it’s not as adept at learning, reacting and remembering. But like other lifestyle choices, what you eat might have an effect on how well your brain…
  • May 19

    ‘Performance’ Supplement BMPEA Linked to Stroke

    ‘Performance’ Supplement BMPEA Linked to Stroke
    In April, the FDA sent warning letters to five nutritional supplement companies demanding that they stop selling products containing BMPEA, an amphetaminelike stimulant. This month, a report in the Annals of Internal Medicine showed that this…
Rank this Week: 721

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: 8

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/
  • May 22

    The outsourcing of human rights enforcement to corporations- EU-style

    The outsourcing of human rights enforcement to corporations- EU-style
    I haven’t met Hollywood producer Edward Zwick, who brought the movie and the concept of Blood Diamonds to the world’s attention, but I have had the honor of meeting with medical rock star, and Nobel Prize nominee Dr. Denis Mukwege....
  • May 22

    Time's Up

    Time's Up
    Although my guest blogging has been focused on white collar rationalizations, I can't help but mention that, just about any way you cut it,* ninety days have passed since former Attorney General Holder asked U.S. Attorneys investigating the…
  • May 22

    The Future of Respectability for Lawyers (Part 3)

    The Future of Respectability for Lawyers (Part 3)
    In my first post of this series, I asked whether business leaders had unknowingly provided the legal industry with a long-term solution to declining interest in the legal profession and potential waning influence. I suggested that business…
Rank this Week: 281

New York City Debt Defense Blog

New York City Debt Defense Blog

By the Langel Firm.

http://www.thelangelfirm.com/Debt-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • May 22

    Bank Account Frozen? How to Get Access to Exempt Money

    Bank Account Frozen? How to Get Access to Exempt Money
    Under New York law, certain funds are exempt from attachment by most creditors.[1] In general, exemptions apply to 90% of your income earned within the last 60 days, state and federal benefits, spousal/child support, and a limited amount of…
  • May 21

    Creditor Freeze your Bank Account? Here's How it Happened.

    Creditor Freeze your Bank Account? Here's How it Happened.
    Restraining Notices: What Are They & How Do They Work? Under New York CPLR § 5222, once a creditor has gotten a judgment for a debt, it has the right to use something called a "restraining notice" to freeze assets—including…
  • May 20

    New York Law Protects Employers for Honoring Wage Garnishment

    New York Law Protects Employers for Honoring Wage Garnishment
    You may be aggravated (understandably) because your employer turned over part of your hard-earned income to pay a judgment creditor. Perhaps you did not get proper notice of the garnishment to prevent it from happening. That's a situation we…
Rank this Week: 533

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

A blawg by Darlene Cardillo, an Instructional Technologist at Albany Law School, dedicated to issues related to instructional technology in general and especially as it relates to legal education.

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 293

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation…

Pennsylvania Worker's Compensation Blog

Covers worker's compensation and Social Security litigation. By Martin LLC.

http://www.paworkinjury.com/blog/
  • May 22

    "Chemical exposure - even for a short time - can have devastating effects"

    "Chemical exposure - even for a short time - can have devastating effects"
    As we've discussed in previous posts, chemical exposure in the workplace can lead to life-altering conditions - and might even prove fatal. If your workplace failed to provide the necessary safety equipment or training regarding hazardous…
  • May 18

    Martin Lawyers Named to Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

    Martin Lawyers Named to Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List
    We are pleased to announce that once again, Martin Law has eight lawyers who have been named to the 2015 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Martin Law attorneys have a long tradition of making the list and 2015 marks...
  • May 8

    Chemical Exposure: An Ongoing Crisi

    Chemical Exposure: An Ongoing Crisi
    In the past, we've blogged about the harm that chemical exposure can pose to workers and other individuals. Two recent CBS Philly stories have highlighted the ever-present danger of chemical exposure, and we will be providing more in-depth…
Rank this Week: 899

DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice…

DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Covers medical malpractice, product liability, public health and tort reform. By Regan Zambri & Long.

http://www.dcmedmalblog.com/
  • May 22

    Your Electronic Medical Records (EMR): How Safe Are They?

    Your Electronic Medical Records (EMR): How Safe Are They?
    Electronic medical records are supposed to make healthcare more personalized, more convenient and more effective, but recent events show they may pose some very serious risks to patients, sometimes resulting in inaccurate diagnoses that could…
  • May 18

    May is National Physical Fitness and Sport Month

    May is National Physical Fitness and Sport Month
    According to the CDC, more than a third of adults in the U.S. are obese and another third are overweight; obesity also affects about 18 percent of kids from age 6 to 19, and an amazing 12 percent of kids aged just two to five years. Obesity…
  • May 15

    Tips for Caring for Your Sick or Elderly Parent

    Tips for Caring for Your Sick or Elderly Parent
    Mother’s Day makes us all a little more conscious of the care and sacrifice our moms made while we were young. Today, many adult children find their roles reversed — they now must provide care and assistance for their ailing or…
Rank this Week: 400

Estate Planning Blog

Estate Planning Blog

Covers asset protection, estate planning, probate and income tax planning. By Sheppard, Brett, Stewart, Hersch, Kinsey & Hill P.A.

http://www.sbshlaw.com/blog
  • May 22

    Where Did All the Time Go?

    Where Did All the Time Go?
    I’m writing this column from my hotel room outside Boston where I’ve just moved my oldest daughter Gabi out of her Brandeis University dormitory room, as her spring semester just ended. I’ve worked my tail off, helping her…
  • May 15

    Inherited IRA Distribution

    Inherited IRA Distribution
    When a beneficiary other than a spouse inherits an IRA, there’s a lot to consider. In today’s column I’m going to review some of these rules which should serve to underscore why IRA planning is important in anyone’s…
  • May 8

    Johnny as Sally’s Trustee

    Johnny as Sally’s Trustee
    Should you ever make one of your adult children a gatekeeper to another adult child’s inheritance? My short answer is an emphatic, “NO!” I’ve had similar conversations on this topic with a variety of clients over the…
Rank this Week: 683

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • May 22

    Airborne Norovirus - What Now Cruise Lines?

    Airborne Norovirus - What Now Cruise Lines?
    Earlier this month, we reported that researchers in Canada concluded that norovirus can spread by air, according to a publication in the highly respected Clinical Infectious Diseases. Eight doctors participated in a study of norovirus…
  • May 19

    Norwegian Dawn Hits Reef Near Bermuda

    Norwegian Dawn Hits Reef Near Bermuda
    A friend just notified me that the Port Bermuda cam operated by PTZtv shows that the NCL Norwegian Dawn has just hit a reef near the port.  The cruise ship reportedly launched lifeboats, although there is no indication that anyone was…
  • May 18

    10 Year Old Girl Drowns on Norwegian Gem

    10 Year Old Girl Drowns on Norwegian Gem
    A young passenger, reportedly a 10-year-old girl, drowned in a swimming pool aboard NCL's Norwegian Gem while the cruise ship was 75 miles east of Myrtle Beach yesterday afternoon.  I first learned of the incident on Twitter…
Rank this Week: 97

When the Abuser Goes to Work

When the Abuser Goes to Work

Offers legal resources for victims of workplace bullying, mobbing and workplace abuse and for employers who are interested in having a workplace where all employees are treated with dignity and respect.

http://abusergoestowork.com/
  • May 22

    Judicial Conference: To Whom it May Concern

    Judicial Conference: To Whom it May Concern
    The evidence has been building for years that federal courts are hostile to discrimination plaintiffs, and that corporate plaintiffs fare much better than individual plaintiffs. The U.S. Courts were created under Article III of the…
  • May 20

    More Evidence Fed. Cts Hostile to Individual Plaintiff

    More Evidence Fed. Cts Hostile to Individual Plaintiff
    New evidence shows that a 2009 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that allows judges to dismiss cases based on their “common sense” has led to a sharp increase in the dismissal lawsuits filed by individuals  but virtually…
  • May 14

    New Blog on Age Discrimination in Employment

    New Blog on Age Discrimination in Employment
    Age Discrimination in Employment .com My interest in the problem of age discrimination in recent months has increasingly dominated this blog, which I created about five years ago to address the separate and equally…
Rank this Week: 561

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • May 22

    "Who Are Woman Sex Offenders and Why Are They Treated Like Men?"

    "Who Are Woman Sex Offenders and Why Are They Treated Like Men?"
    The title of this post is the headline of this intriguing piece posted at Dissedent Voice written by Sonia Van den Broek, who admits at the start of the piece how she became a female charged with a sex offense:...
  • May 22

    "Federal Sentencing Error as Loss of Chance"

    "Federal Sentencing Error as Loss of Chance"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new piece available via SSRN authored by Kate Huddleston. Here is the abstract: Federal courts have taken the wrong approach to discussing sentencing error. Circuit court opinions in…
  • May 22

    Two notable voices from the (far?) right calling again for drug war and sentencing reform

    Two notable voices from the (far?) right calling again for drug war and sentencing reform
    The two recent stories about recent comments by notable advocates reinforce my sense that more and more traditional (and not-so-traditional) conservative voices are feeling more and more confortable vocally criticizing the federal drug war…
Rank this Week: 140

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/
  • May 22

    An Approach to Ameliorating Press-IC Tensions Over Classified Information

    An Approach to Ameliorating Press-IC Tensions Over Classified Information
    I’ve been thinking about the exchange over the past couple of weeks—much of which took place on Lawfare—between the New York Times and the intelligence community over the naming of CIA undercover officers in a…
  • May 22

    Al-Warafi’s “End of War” Reply Brief

    Al-Warafi’s “End of War” Reply Brief
    The Guantanamo detainee, as readers likely know, argued in a February motion that the end of the United States’ war in Afghanistan, as recognized by President Obama, requires his release from Guantanamo. On Wednesday, Al-Warafi filed…
  • May 22

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    ISIS has overwhelmed Syrian government forces defending the town of Palmyra, home to roughly 50,000 people and one of the ancient world’s most magnificent archaeological sites. The victory means that ISIS now controls more than 50…
Rank this Week: 56

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/
  • May 22

    Can a Law School Get Too Small?

    Can a Law School Get Too Small?
    One of the advantages of the ongoing law school crisis is that student body sizes have decreased at many if not most U.S. law schools. This is advantageous for students’ job prospects (as difficult as they continue to be) and,...
  • May 22

    The Making of a Lawyer, 1878 Version

    The Making of a Lawyer, 1878 Version
    With law school graduation season winding down and bar review about to start up, it seemed an appropriate time to think a bit about the making of lawyers. Recently I was sent an unpublished autobiography of Volney Howard, who practiced...
  • May 20

    Call for Papers: AALS Labor Relations and Employment Law Section

    Call for Papers: AALS Labor Relations and Employment Law Section
    From an email message that I received earlier today: The Executive Committee of the AALS Labor Relations and Employment Law Section is seeking abstracts for papers to be presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting in New York, NY. The section...
Rank this Week: 98

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • May 22

    A Most Unusual Episode of Lawyer2Lawyer (Hint: It Involves Beer)

    A Most Unusual Episode of Lawyer2Lawyer (Hint: It Involves Beer)
    It is not every day that I get to record a podcast episode in a brewery. For that matter, I don’t usually drink beer while conducting an interview. But for our interview with the hosts of the FOSS+Beer podcast, we set up our mikes in…
  • May 22

    Social Media is Theme of Super Marketing Conference June 4 in Boston

    Social Media is Theme of Super Marketing Conference June 4 in Boston
    Need help with your social media marketing? Hear from over a dozen legal marketing experts at the fifth annual Super Marketing Conference presented by the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program (LOMAP) and the American Bar…
  • May 11

    New PacerPro Service Automatically Retrieves and Delivers Federal ‘Free Look’ Document

    New PacerPro Service Automatically Retrieves and Delivers Federal ‘Free Look’ Document
    If I were to tell you that a new service could help you avoid a $40 million mistake in litigation, would you be interested? The mistake to which I refer was Sidley Austin’s failure to timely read orders referenced in a notice of…
Rank this Week: 368

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    Google's anthropormorphic device described in application 20150138333

    Google's anthropormorphic device described in application 20150138333
    The first claim is directed to a METHOD in which an anthropormorphic device (not a human) is detecting a social cue:A method comprising: an anthropomorphic device detecting a social cue, wherein the anthropomorphic device includes a camera…
  • May 22

    Morinville on "hunting a comic book character – a patent troll"

    Morinville on "hunting a comic book character – a patent troll"
    Paul Morinville wrote:To slay the patent trolls, since 2005, virtually every significant change to patent law has had the by-product of increasing the risks and costs for inventors. The America Invents Act did this in 2011, and now, four…
  • May 22

    Obama's patent reform as a " horror story of abandoning what works in the name of what’s politically trendy?"

    Obama's patent reform as a " horror story of abandoning what works in the name of what’s politically trendy?"
    See the post by Michelle Malkin on May 22, 2015 at 8:46amtitled How Obama Radically Transformed America’s Patent System includingThe AIA’s primary agenda? “Harmonizing” our patent laws with the rest of the world to…
Rank this Week: 180

General Counselor

General Counselor

Provides employment and labor law news and commentary. By Arnstein & Lehr LLP.

http://general-counselor.com
  • May 22

    More Company Handbook Provisions Are Held Invalid According to the NLRB

    More Company Handbook Provisions Are Held Invalid According to the NLRB
    National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has taken a very aggressive approach against employers by requiring them to rescind employee handbook provisions that it deems to be unlawful pursuant to the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The post…
  • Apr 9

    NLRB General Counsel Provides Guidance on Lawful and Unlawful Employer Rule

    NLRB General Counsel Provides Guidance on Lawful and Unlawful Employer Rule
    E. Jason Tremblay On March 18, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) General Counsel, Richard Griffin, issued the “Report of the General Counsel Concerning Employer Rules,” a comprehensive report providing…
  • Mar 24

    NLRB Weighs in on Employers’ Right to Monitor Workplace Communication

    NLRB Weighs in on Employers’ Right to Monitor Workplace Communication
    E. Jason Tremblay It has traditionally been understood and recognized that employees do not have an expectation of privacy when using their employer’s computer system and that employers can monitor and control their employees’…
Rank this Week: 243

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • May 22

    Subway Drops Footlong TM from Advertising

    Subway Drops Footlong TM from Advertising
    The last time I was at the airport I snapped this photo showing how Subway finally appears to have dropped its use of the TM symbol in association with the word FOOTLONG: As you will recall, Subway had attempted to federally-register the word…
  • May 21

    Use of NAVAJO – Is Urban Outfitters Infringing or Not?

    Use of NAVAJO – Is Urban Outfitters Infringing or Not?
    Battles continue to wage over use of the “Navajo” and “Navaho” marks in New Mexico federal court. The Navajo Nation (“the Nation”) sued Urban Outfitters and its subsidiaries, including one of my favorite…
  • May 20

    Companies Get the Unions They Deserve

    Companies Get the Unions They Deserve
    -  James E. Lukaszewski, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA I grew up in a union household. My father was a teacher in the Minneapolis Public School system for nearly thirty years. Once he finished his first probationary year and was certified, he…
Rank this Week: 100

CommLawCenter

CommLawCenter

Provides breaking news and analysis of communications law and business. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.commlawcenter.com/
  • May 22

    FCC Proposes 2015 Regulatory Fee

    FCC Proposes 2015 Regulatory Fee
    The FCC has released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Report and Order, and Order (really, that’s the title of it) (“NPRM/R&O”) proposing regulatory fees for Fiscal Year 2015 and making other changes to its regulatory…
  • May 19

    Cascading False EAS Alerts Bring Million Dollar Penalty

    Cascading False EAS Alerts Bring Million Dollar Penalty
    The FCC announced this afternoon that it has reached an agreement with iHeartCommunications resolving “an investigation into the misuse of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) tones….”  As we’ve noted before on…
  • May 13

    FCC Outlines the Path to Spectrum Repack as May 29 TV Buildout Deadline Loom

    FCC Outlines the Path to Spectrum Repack as May 29 TV Buildout Deadline Loom
    While the road to hell may be paved with good intentions, the path to any government objective is usually paved with forms and paperwork. We were reminded of that today when the FCC released a Public Notice reminding full power and Class A…
Rank this Week: 814

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: 63