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Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Apr 21

    Live Longer After Filing Bankruptcy? Economists Say “Yes”

    Live Longer After Filing Bankruptcy? Economists Say “Yes”
    A recent study by economists suggests that Chapter 13 debtors whose cases were confirmed and completed through discharge derive significant economic and health benefits from their filings as compared to Chapter 13 debtors whose cases were…
  • Apr 7

    Spouse Filing Bankruptcy Individually: Here’s How You will be Impacted

    Spouse Filing Bankruptcy Individually: Here’s How You will be Impacted
    There are many reasons why a married couple may decide that only one spouse needs to file bankruptcy. The bankruptcy law allows a married person to file an individual bankruptcy but there will be some impact on the non-filing spouse. If you…
  • Feb 10

    Beware Judgment

    Beware Judgment
    Do you know what it means to have a judgment entered against you?  Judgments arise from lawsuits – often collection lawsuits – and they happen when a state court judge decides in favor of the other party. In collection…
Rank this Week: 563

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Insufficient Security Can Lead to Unsafe Premise

    Insufficient Security Can Lead to Unsafe Premise
    When you are traveling away from home, you want to stay somewhere you feel secure. The last thing you expect while traveling is to stay at a hotel or motel that is unsafe because of hazardous conditions or unsavory characters on the…
  • Mar 25

    What are the time limits on injury and death claims in Georgia?

    What are the time limits on injury and death claims in Georgia?
    If you snooze you lose. It is a harsh reality that people who are unaware of the time limits to file suit for a loss may lose all their rights to compensation forever. Recently, I met with a highly intelligent, well-educated person who…
  • Mar 24

    Credit Reporting Agencies Agree to Change Reporting of Unpaid Medical Bill

    Credit Reporting Agencies Agree to Change Reporting of Unpaid Medical Bill
    Clients who have been injured often express concern about their medical bills showing up on credit reports, harming prospects for major purchases, credit cards, employment and even security clearances in their work. Anyone looking for a job,…
Rank this Week: 433

Atlantic Review

Atlantic Review

Press digest on transatlantic affairs. Edited by three German Fulbright Alumni.

http://atlanticreview.org/
  • Apr 26

    Not a Riddle: Reading Russia - and Responding Resolutely

    Not a Riddle: Reading Russia - and Responding Resolutely
    Putin's strategy is to intimidate, confuse and divide the West. He wants us to worry about his next steps. He appears stronger than he is, if Western decision-makers and opinion leaders consider Russia "a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an…
  • Apr 19

    Standing the Test of Time

    Standing the Test of Time
    This blog has not been prolific in recent months, but I am glad that my past articles stand the test of time: 1. When Russia's green men seized Crimea in February 2014, US and German politicians and pundits suggested different responses. I…
  • Feb 8

    Fulbright Alumna interviews Chancellor Merkel

    Fulbright Alumna interviews Chancellor Merkel
    Ahead of her US visit Chancellor Merkel answered questions from Fulbright Alumna Kate Lindemann on TTIP, the US funding cuts to an exchange program with Germany, and racism & xenophobia in the US and Germany. Video is in German:
Rank this Week: 594

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • May 5

    Assess Your Online Image

    Assess Your Online Image
    If you want to find out what social media and can really do for you in the professional world, it’s time to pause and consider who the world sees when it looks at you through the online lens. Pull up the search window at Google.com.…
  • May 4

    Be Smart, Take Breaks for Peak Performance

    Be Smart, Take Breaks for Peak Performance
    The mind is not a marathon runner. It's a sprinter. When you push it too long, decision fatigue sets in and performance suffers. Filling the mental energy tank back up is easy. Just take a break. Think of it this way: The mind is a product…
  • May 1

    Was Law School Worth It?

    Was Law School Worth It?
    There’s no shortage of advice on whether or not anyone should attend law school. In most discussions, the prominent concern is money. Is the cost of law school worth the Juris Doctor? Is the initial debt worth the eventual (and…
Rank this Week: 395

AttorneySync Blog

AttorneySync Blog

Covers legal marketing strategies.

http://www.attorneysync.com/blog/
  • Apr 30

    Are You Winning Potential Client Micro-Moments?

    Are You Winning Potential Client Micro-Moments?
    When people need to find a lawyer, they typically start their search by asking people they know and trust. This isn’t new. However, how they ask people they know and trust is changing a lot. Remember writing letters? Remember party…
  • Apr 13

    Are Online Reviews Killing Your Return on Ad Spend?

    Are Online Reviews Killing Your Return on Ad Spend?
    There’s an attorney here in Chicago who spends money on television advertising. However, when you search on this attorney’s name in Google, you get the above review summary from the firm’s Google My Business page. That same…
  • Apr 9

    Law Firm Websites & Doorway Page

    Law Firm Websites & Doorway Page
    Have you been creating pages on your law firm website that don’t offer clear, unique value? If so, you might be vulnerable to a new Google ranking change intended to target doorway pages. With the web going nutty over the announcement…
Rank this Week: 521

Australian Divorce Blog

Australian Divorce Blog

Covers family law and divorce in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://australiandivorce.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 17

    Impacts of domestic violence: Bryce taskforce

    Impacts of domestic violence: Bryce taskforce
    The Bryce task force set out the impacts of domestic and family violence:At the extreme end of domestic and family violence is homicide. The National Homicide Monitoring Program reported that, between 2010-11 and 2011-12, 39%, or…
  • Mar 16

    Defining domestic and family violence: Bryce report

    Defining domestic and family violence: Bryce report
    The Bryce report provides an excellent discussion of what is domestic violence and family violence:Domestic violence, also called intimate partner violence, occurs in a variety of forms including physical, emotional, and economic violence…
  • Mar 15

    The history of domestic violence reforms in Queensland: Bryce report

    The history of domestic violence reforms in Queensland: Bryce report
    Quentin Bryce's task force sets out a good history of how domestic violence has been tackled in Queensland (and Australia):Domestic violence is not new. It spans history, countries, and cultures, and has profound impacts on…
Rank this Week: 641

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law…

Australian Gay and Lesbian Law Blog

Covers the impact of relationship laws on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Australia. By Stephen Page.

http://lgbtlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 6

    Surrogacy debate: Whose rights are we concenred with?

    Surrogacy debate: Whose rights are we concenred with?
    The Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia, Diana Bryant, will be the keynote speaker on 17 April in Brisbane hosted by the Australian Association of Women Judges, on the topic: Surrogacy: whose rights are we concerned with? Her…
  • Mar 24

    Visit from Mariette Geldenhuy

    Visit from Mariette Geldenhuy
    One of the delights in practice is coming across other lawyers who are also fighting the good fight, seeking to ensure that there is equality. Last week I had the joy of hosting a visit from update Amrerican lawyer Mariette Geldenhuys.…
  • Mar 16

    Elton's right- Dolce is wrong, wrong, wrong

    Elton's right- Dolce is wrong, wrong, wrong
    Children are children. They are entitled to be loved, cared for and cherished, however they were conceived. They ought to be protected. That is their parents' and society's duty. Their parents also ought to be recognised. There are many…
Rank this Week: 968

Australian Regulatory Compliance…

Australian Regulatory Compliance Review

Covers legal and regulatory impacts on Australian businesses. By David Jacobson.

http://www.djacobson.com/australian_regulatory_rev/
  • Jun 15

    Are ASIC investigations of financial service providers private?

    Are ASIC investigations of financial service providers private?
    Are ASIC investigations of financial service providers private? Not automatically. In dealing with ASIC and other regulators it is important to understand that the Freedom of Information Act 1982 applies to government agency records and…
  • Jun 15

    Can a special general meeting be adjourned?

    Can a special general meeting be adjourned?
    In the matter of Re1 Limited (ABN 80 145 743 862) and Re2 Limited as responsible entities for Westfield Retail Trust 1 and Westfield Retail Trust 2 (No 3) [2014] NSWSC 762 the NSW Supreme Court considered the adjournment of the adjournment of…
  • Jun 15

    Small amount credit change

    Small amount credit change
    The National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Small Amount Credit Contracts) Regulation 2014 was registered on 12 June 2014. The Regulation clarifies the changes introduced on 1 July 2013 which imposed a cap on costs and a limit on fees…
Rank this Week: 182

Aviation and Airport Development…

Aviation and Airport Development Law

Covers aviation law issues, including federal environmental and transportation regulations. By Chevalier, Allen and Lichman, LLP.

http://www.aviationairportdevelopmentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 644

Aviation Law Monitor

Aviation Law Monitor

Provides insight and commentary on aviation accidents and the law. By Danko Meredith.

http://www.aviationlawmonitor.com/
  • Mar 26

    Compensating the Families of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525

    Compensating the Families of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525
     It looks as though the Germanwings first officer intentionally crashed the aircraft, killing all aboard.  Reporters are asking about the airline's obligation to provide the passengers' families monetary compensation.  Here are…
  • Mar 12

    Andreini Family Speaks Out

    Andreini Family Speaks Out
    The Andreini family gave their first interview since Eddie's death to KTVU's John Sasaki.  John asks us about the lawsuit we filed today against the United States Air Force.   
  • Mar 12

    Andreini Family Files Suit Against Air Force

    Andreini Family Files Suit Against Air Force
    Eddie Andreini's plane slid to a stop at show center and caught fire.  Eddie was trapped inside. The crowd watched, prayed, and waited for fire trucks to arrive. Some bystanders wanted to rush to the plane to help Eddie get out, but the…
Rank this Week: 856

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • May 5

    EASA Adds Pilot Training Requirements for Loss of Control Situation

    EASA Adds Pilot Training Requirements for Loss of Control Situation
    The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has announced new training requirements to better prepare pilots employed by European airlines to respond to loss of control situations including stalls and inclement weather. This training is…
  • May 4

    ICAO Planning Changes to Technical Instructions on Lithium Battery Packaging

    ICAO Planning Changes to Technical Instructions on Lithium Battery Packaging
    The ICAO Dangerous Goods Panel met last week, and has reportedly agreed to consider proposals for amending the packaging standards for lithium batteries. The batteries create a potential fire hazard that has caused multiple carriers to…
  • Apr 30

    New Issue of IALP

    New Issue of IALP
    The list of articles for the Spring 2015 edition of Issues in Aviation Law & Policy has been released. Titles and authors are listed below. Pai Zheng, Justifications and Limits of ADIZs under Public International Law Úna McLaughlin,…
Rank this Week: 255

AZ Bankruptcy Blog

AZ Bankruptcy Blog

Focused on Chapter 7 bankruptcy. By Joseph C. McDaniel.

http://www.arizonabankruptcyblog.info/
  • Nov 29

    Important Bankruptcy Recap: Don't Bank where you owe Money!

    Important Bankruptcy Recap: Don't Bank where you owe Money!
    We tell clients this repeatedly. Why mention this? It's simple: If a creditor (like a bank, for instance) has direct access to your bank account (as banks often do), then you can consider your checking balance dumped into the rancor pit as…
  • Nov 18

    Jefferson County sets records in Chapter 9 Bankruptcy

    Jefferson County sets records in Chapter 9 Bankruptcy
    Jefferson County is suffering, a roughly four billion dollar debt they cannot pay is forcing them to take the road many other cities are already debating: Chapter 9 Bankruptcy.
  • Nov 8

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly
    Wandering around downtown I came across the fabled Occupy Phoenix movement. It's not going as awkwardly as elsewhere, but it's clearly having issues of its own as a group.
Rank this Week: 492

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

Fictional account of a junior barrister practising at the English Bar.

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • May 4

    Paying for experience

    Paying for experience
    HeadofChambers was telling us all in tea today that he had had a solicitor email him questioning how he could possibly justify charging £5,000 for a half an hour conference and asking for a breakdown. His reply echoed an apocryphal bill…
  • May 3

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon
    This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for…
  • May 2

    Weekend video: Obama in 1990 On His Election to Harvard Law Review

    Weekend video: Obama in 1990 On His Election to Harvard Law Review
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Rank this Week: 966

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 82

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Covers accounting/auditing, commercial lending, credit unions, electronic banking, privacy, RESPA and stocks. By Kevin Funnell.

http://www.banklawyersblog.com/3_bank_lawyers/
  • May 5

    Study Contends Community Banks Need Relief

    Study Contends Community Banks Need Relief
    A recent study released by the University of New Orleans backs up what many have been contending: "Community banks in Louisiana and throughout the United States are rapidly disappearing, and federal laws meant to protect the country from…
  • May 3

    Going Unrogue

    Going Unrogue
    McGuire Woods attorneys Matthew Orso and Joshua Davey recently discussed the hypocrisy of the CFPB's public statements that it favors "transparency" and claims that it is not subject to "the Federal Advisory Committee Act…
  • Apr 29

    Credit Union Executives: New Targets of Opportunity?

    Credit Union Executives: New Targets of Opportunity?
    Kidnapping a bank executive's family and holding them until the executive brings the crooks money from the bank is a time-honored tradition in the Wild Wild West, as this 1987 newspaper article demonstrates. According to reader John Thomas,…
Rank this Week: 192

Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt management. By Allmand Law.

http://allmandlaw.com/bankruptcy-blog
  • Jan 16

    Reasons to File Bankruptcy at the Beginning of the New Year

    Reasons to File Bankruptcy at the Beginning of the New Year
    If you ask any bankruptcy lawyer what they feel the best time is for filing bankruptcy, you’ll likely hear a resounding, “Now!” In truth, waiting around to file bankruptcy increases your risk for wage garnishments, lawsuits,…
  • Nov 20

    How to Get Rid of Credit Card Debt Through Bankruptcy

    How to Get Rid of Credit Card Debt Through Bankruptcy
    Excessive debt is one of the major reasons why people file for bankruptcy. In many cases, the excessive debt is the result of paying for necessities such as medical bills and vehicle repairs. While there are some exceptions, most credit…
  • Oct 13

    Can I Sell Some of My Assets Before Filing Bankruptcy?

    Can I Sell Some of My Assets Before Filing Bankruptcy?
    The idea behind bankruptcy is to assist a person in resolving debt and learning better financial management. Being able to start again is not just about leaving the past behind, it also requires a person to protect their remaining assets. The…
Rank this Week: 997

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Apr 29

    Harvey Miller: Brilliant Bankruptcy Lawyer, 1933-2015

    Harvey Miller: Brilliant Bankruptcy Lawyer, 1933-2015
    Harvey Miller may be the best bankruptcy practitioner of the last 50 years.  He died this week and the world is a lesser place without him. Miller was the all-star bankruptcy attorney in many of the most important bankruptcies and…
  • Mar 25

    Moving, Bankruptcy AND Planning A Smooth Exit.

    Moving, Bankruptcy AND Planning A Smooth Exit.
    What happens when you surrender a home in bankruptcy?  Must you move the second a bankruptcy is filed?  Do they give you time to move or will your possessions be thrown out on the front lawn for the neighbors to view? When you…
  • Mar 24

    What To Do If You Are a Creditor In a Bankruptcy?

    What To Do If You Are a Creditor In a Bankruptcy?
    Most of the posts on this blog, and in fact on most bankruptcy blogs, focus on the consumer as the bankruptcy debtor.  That makes sense–most bankruptcy cases involve a consumer debtor and a number of institutional creditors,…
Rank this Week: 87

Bankruptcy Litigation Blog

Bankruptcy Litigation Blog

Covers the BAPCPA, bankruptcy, circuit splits, code statutory interpretation, and recent case law developments. By the Coleman Law Firm.

http://www.bankruptcylitigationblog.com/
Rank this Week: 741

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • May 3

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for May 4, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for May 4, 2015
    Bloomberg: Elliott’s Newman Says Investors Too Optimistic on Argentina Deal ValueWalk: Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD) Pension Woes Could Hurt REIT Plans: Morgan Stanley Associated Press: Tropicana refuses anti-Icahn letter…
  • May 1

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for May 1, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for May 1, 2015
    Court Docket (Bankr. N.D. Tex.): Chapter 11 Voluntary Petition Filed on April 30, 2015 by ERG Intermediate Holdings LLC Bloomberg: Puerto Rico House Rejects Tax-Overhaul, Pushing Bonds Lower Press Release: PREPA Bondholder Group…
  • Apr 30

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for April 30, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for April 30, 2015
    A Busy Day in the N.D. Illinois Bankruptcy Court… Northwest Bancorporation of Illinois Files Prepackaged Chapter 11 Court Docket: Voluntary Chapter 11 Petition Gulf Packaging Also Filed a Chapter 11 Petition in Chicago Court Docket:…
Rank this Week: 162

Bankruptcy Topics

Bankruptcy Topics

Covers consumer bankruptcy laws in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. By Doug Beaton.

http://www.douglasbeaton.com
  • Feb 26

    Automatic Massachusetts homesteads limited to $125K

    Automatic Massachusetts homesteads limited to $125K
    Since 2012, homeowners in Massachusetts have had two options for obtaining homestead protection for their residence. First, they can do it “the old way” — by filing a legal declaration of homestead at the county registry of…
  • Sep 25

    The repo man is now inside your dashboard

    The repo man is now inside your dashboard
    The latest wrinkle in auto finance has a nasty edge to it, as lenders are pouncing on new technology that allows them to remotely shut off a borrower’s vehicle if they are only a few days late on a payment. Writing for the New York…
  • Sep 16

    Debt collectors know when to pounce on you — how one does it

    Debt collectors know when to pounce on you — how one does it
    One of the nation’s largest debt collectors,Portfolio Recovery Associates, has been in the news lately, and this article exposes a hard truth about the collections system: Debt collectors know when your finances improve. Because debt…
Rank this Week: 963

BankruptcyProf Blog

BankruptcyProf Blog

A member of the Law Professor Blogs Network.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/bankruptcyprof_blog/
  • Jan 14

    About BankruptcyProf Blog

    About BankruptcyProf Blog
    If you are interested in serving as an editor of BankruptcyProf Blog for the Law Professor Blogs Network, please contact Paul Caron and Joe Hodnicki by email.
  • Jan 14

    About BankruptcyProf Blog

    About BankruptcyProf Blog
    If you are interested in serving as an editor of BankruptcyProf Blog for the Law Professor Blogs Network, please contact Paul Caron and Joe Hodnicki by email.
  • Jan 3

    NACBA Members of the Month

    NACBA Members of the Month
    I just went to pay my NACBA dues online and discovered that our own Peter Lively is the NACBA member of the month this month and our own Erik Clark was so designated three months ago. So we can say...
Rank this Week: 238

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    Pitt app

    Pitt app
    And speaking of apps, Pitt's Computing Services and Systems Development (CSSD) recently  announced the Pitt App Store, designed to serve as a one-stop shop for University-related apps. It includes apps for the University’s…
  • May 2

    Mobile Apps for Law site updated

    Mobile Apps for Law site updated
    The Informed Librarian Online has announced that the Mobile Apps for Law database was recently updated with the addition of a number of new entries; the entire database was also updated. The database is a comprehensive directory of mobile…
  • May 1

    Westlaw: new KeyCite flag

    Westlaw: new KeyCite flag
    Westlaw has added a new flag to KeyCite. In addition to the red flag, warning that a case is no longer good law for at least one of the points of law it contains and the yellow flag, warning that the case has some negative history but…
Rank this Week: 316

Be BARBRI Ready

Be BARBRI Ready

Covers bar exams. By BARBRI.

http://www.barexambrief.com/
  • May 5

    #thebarlife: Remembering My Mantra

    #thebarlife: Remembering My Mantra
    GUEST BLOG by Ifeoma Ukwubiwe Graduating 3L from Rutgers School of Law-Newark It’s no surprise that in law school you can easily feel like you’re drowning in stress. The first year is devoted to academic achievement in the…
  • Apr 28

    #barpreplife: My Bar Exam Books Arrived. Breathe.

    #barpreplife: My Bar Exam Books Arrived. Breathe.
    GUEST BLOG by Ifeoma Ukwubiwe Graduating 3L from Rutgers School of Law-Newark Hey People, I’m Ifeoma, your new @Barpreplife tweeter and blogger at www.blawgicalthinking.com. I’m finishing up my third-year of law school at Rutgers…
  • Apr 28

    #The2Llife: Year in Review

    #The2Llife: Year in Review
    GUEST BLOG by Harrison Thorne, 2L at UCLA School of Law A lot has happened over this past year. I transferred to UCLA Law. I became a managing editor of a secondary journal. I also became an articles editor of another journal. I then became…
Rank this Week: 884

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 5

    March 2015 Trade Gap is $51.4 Billion

    March 2015 Trade Gap is $51.4 Billion
    News release: “The U.S. monthly international trade deficit increased in March 2015 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. The deficit increased from $35.9 billion in February (revised) to $51.4…
  • May 5

    U.S. Climate Change Policy

    U.S. Climate Change Policy
    Directorate-General for Internal Policies (EU)  – U.S. Climate Change Policy – April 2015 “This document reviews and updates the previous 2013 report providing an overview of the climate change policy in the United…
  • May 5

    The Dark Side of Disclosure: Evidence of Government Expropriation from Worldwide Firm

    The Dark Side of Disclosure: Evidence of Government Expropriation from Worldwide Firm
    Liu, Tingting and Ullah, Barkat and Wei, Zuobao and Xu, Lixin Colin, The Dark Side of Disclosure: Evidence of Government Expropriation from Worldwide Firms (May 4, 2015). World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7254. Available for…
Rank this Week: 34

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
Rank this Week: 923

bevlog

bevlog

Distilling a million label approvals down to the ones that affect you. Tracks legal trends in beer, wine and spirits product approvals. By Lehrman Beverage Law.

http://www.bevlaw.com/bevlog
  • May 5

    A Great Day for Maker’s; a Good Day for Tito(?)

    A Great Day for Maker’s; a Good Day for Tito(?)
    Whoa! The first of the “handmade” cases wrapped up within the past week. On May 1, 2015 the U.S. District Court in Tallahassee dismissed the class action lawsuit against Maker’s Mark “with prejudice.” The…
  • Apr 29

    A Flood of Lawsuits, and Too Much Blue Moon Beer

    A Flood of Lawsuits, and Too Much Blue Moon Beer
    Yet another lawsuit about beverage labeling. This time it’s Blue Moon beer. The class action lawsuit (Parent v. MillerCoors LLC) was filed April 24, 2015 in state court, in San Diego. It alleges that MillerCoors is tricking consumers…
  • Apr 20

    Bad Medicine, Good Disclaimer

    Bad Medicine, Good Disclaimer
    There should be no doubt that a solid disclaimer can help make your label ok. And if there was, the Bad Medicine brand of spirits should put it to rest. In at least two places, the Bad Medicine labels say “The name Bad Medicine does not…
Rank this Week: 514

Beyond Structured Settlements

Beyond Structured Settlements

Covers 468B settlement funds, factoring, medicare set-aside arrangements, settlement planning, special needs trusts and structured settlements. By Patrick Hindert.

http://s2kmblog.typepad.com/rethinking_structured_set/
  • Apr 28

    NSSTA 2015 Annual Meeting

    NSSTA 2015 Annual Meeting
    Continuing to advance a theme of "industry unity", which now appears to encompass some collaborative political lobbying as well as education, the National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA) hosted its 2015 Annual Meeting April…
  • Apr 22

    Misguided Recommendation

    Misguided Recommendation
    In a recent article titled "Time for Congress to Reform Structured Settlements", published April 20, 2015 in the Congress Blog, attorney Richard Risk alleges "Congress’ noble goal of supporting accident victims has been upended by the…
  • Apr 15

    ASNP 2015 Annual Conference

    ASNP 2015 Annual Conference
    The Academy of Special Needs Planners (ASNP), one of three national associations of special needs attorneys (the others being the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and the Special Needs Alliance (SNA), hosted its ninth annual…
Rank this Week: 390

Beyond the Underground

Beyond the Underground

Covers legal news, politics, and whimsy. By Evan Schaeffer.

http://www.legalunderground.com
  • Nov 28

    MEANWHILE IN AUSTIN'S

    MEANWHILE IN AUSTIN'S
    MEANWHILE, IN AUSTIN'S STUDIO IN KANSAS CITY . . . Here's a shot of the inside of Austin's studio in Kansas City, with scattered self-portraits in oil done for a recent assignment--
  • Nov 28

    SELECTIONS FROM MY

    SELECTIONS FROM MY
    SELECTIONS FROM MY SKETCHBOOK . . . I haven't posted much "artwork" lately, though I'm still in the thrall of a drawing compulsion, which began when conversations about art with my son Austin (of the trip to Costa Rica),…
  • Nov 27

    TYPES OF LAWYERS

    TYPES OF LAWYERS
    TYPES OF LAWYERS #8: THE PARTNER WHO GOLFS . . . Shhh! The partner-who-golfs is teeing off, and he never likes it when you chuckle during his backswing. So you don't. Instead, you stand quietly as he adjusts his unorthodox stance,…
Rank this Week: 820

BeyondVC

BeyondVC

Covers entrepreneurship, venture capital, technology, investing, and globalizaiton. By Ed Sim.

http://www.beyondvc.com/
  • Feb 12

    boldstart ventures in 2014 – our etho

    boldstart ventures in 2014 – our etho
    As we look into 2014, we thought it was important to reflect on our activities in 2013 and refocus and refine our thinking and messaging as a firm. We are thematic in our approach and primarily known as seed investors with a focus on…
  • Feb 12

    boldstart ventures in 2014 – our etho

    boldstart ventures in 2014 – our etho
    As we look into 2014, we thought it was important to reflect on our activities in 2013 and refocus and refine our thinking and messaging as a firm. We are thematic in our approach and primarily known as seed investors with a focus on…
  • May 17

    Branding first starts with your team

    Branding first starts with your team
    External branding starts with developing a consistent, internal message first. When you think of branding and positioning, remember that your first line of offense and the most important representation of your company comes from your…
Rank this Week: 925

Big Four Blog

Big Four Blog

Covers accounting news, events and opinions by Big Four alumni.

http://bigfouralumni.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 745

Biker and Motorcycle Lawyer Blog /…

Biker and Motorcycle Lawyer Blog / Blawg

Covers biker and motorcycle legal issues, safety tips, motorcycle ride reports and personal injury information. By Norman Gregory Fernandez.

http://bikerlawblog.com/
  • Nov 11

    Happy Veterans Day 2014 from Biker Law Blog

    Happy Veterans Day 2014 from Biker Law Blog
    Many moons ago on a sunny day, my girlfriend, my father, and my childhood friend who I grew up with drove me from the San Fernando Valley to Los Angeles Airport for my trip to United States Air Force basic training. I had just turned 17 a few…
  • Aug 31

    My Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and Yellowstone Picture Movie

    My Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and Yellowstone Picture Movie
    On July 31 – August 13th, 2014 I traveled to the 74th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and to Yellowstone for the 3rd consecutive year. The below movie is a slideshow movie of the pictures I took at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally…
  • Jul 11

    How to get to your fuse panel on your Harley Davidson Electra glide motorcycle

    How to get to your fuse panel on your Harley Davidson Electra glide motorcycle
    I have created a series of videos to help people wrench on their Harley Davidson motorcycles. The below video discusses not only how to get to the fuse panel on your Harley Davidson Electra glide motorcycle, it also teaches you how to remove…
Rank this Week: 442

Blawg IT

Blawg IT

Covers patent, copyright, trademark and Internet related legal issues. By Patent Attorney Brett Trout.

http://blawgit.com
  • Mar 17

    Brett Trout Named Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers Fellow

    Brett Trout Named Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers Fellow
    Des Moines patent attorney Brett J. Trout has just been named a Fellow of the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers. Membership in the Academy is by invitation only, upon sponsorship and recommendation from peers and judges, and unanimous approval by…
  • Mar 16

    Brett Trout to Speak at The Seventh Annual Creighton Law Review Symposium

    Brett Trout to Speak at The Seventh Annual Creighton Law Review Symposium
    The 2015 Seventh Annual Creighton Law Review Symposium addresses the theme of Ethics and Electronics: Navigating Legal Ethics and New Technology. The symposium will be held March 27, 2014, at Creighton University’s School of Law. Brett…
  • Dec 17

    Inventing to Nowhere

    Inventing to Nowhere
    The Frightening Irony The documentary Inventing to Nowhere boils a series of complex questions down into one: Why are we allowing companies that stifle innovation to dictate our country’s innovation strategy? The History The…
Rank this Week: 636

BlawgConomics

BlawgConomics

Explores the intersection of law and economics. By Joshua Sturtevant.

http://blawgconomics.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 5

    The Problem with Libertarianism

    The Problem with Libertarianism
    Libertarianism has created some excitement among the American masses recently in lock-step with the perception that government interference in citizens' lives is on the rise. However, opponents like to point out that libertarianism…
  • Nov 4

    Obamacare Proving My Point Better Than I Ever Could

    Obamacare Proving My Point Better Than I Ever Could
    I have spoken unfavorably about Obamacare many times on this page. While I didn't like the voting process related to it, the forced coverage language or the taxes and the rising costs that would necessarily be associated…
  • Nov 2

    The Price of Liberty...

    The Price of Liberty...
    I had to make a quick stop into the office this morning. Unfortunately, part of the Metro system I would have taken was closed. Fear not dear readers - this was due to weekend track work, not a lesser-reported government…
Rank this Week: 530

Blawgletter

Blawgletter

Offers business trial law with a sense of humor. By Barry Barnett.

http://blawgletter.typepad.com/bbarnett/
  • May 3

    Fifth Circuit Upholds $25 Million Contingent Fee

    Fifth Circuit Upholds $25 Million Contingent Fee
    Keys to the court house The contingent-fee option enables a claimant who has a valuable claim but can't afford hourly fees to hire a lawyer. He pays with a promise to share his recovery with the lawyer in return for...
  • Apr 29

    Hottest Oil & Gas Claims, Part 7: Surface Damage

    Hottest Oil & Gas Claims, Part 7: Surface Damage
    Surface damage – what must operators do to accommodate existing uses of the surface estate? Today we conclude Blawgletter's seven-part series on the Hottest Oil & Gas Claims for 2015, a paper we co-wrote for the 66th Oil & Gas...
  • Apr 26

    Price-Fixing Claims Parry Field Preemption in Supreme Court

    Price-Fixing Claims Parry Field Preemption in Supreme Court
    Pre-emption? Ha! A 7-2 split on the U.S. Supreme Court last week revived state-law antitrust claims against natural-gas pipelines. End-user (or retail) customers alleged that the pipelines conspired to rig index prices and thus inflate sales…
Rank this Week: 133

Blog Law Blog

Blog Law Blog

Covers the legal aspects of blogging. Topics include blog-related intellectual property law, Internet regulation, defamation, and censorship, as well as how blogs are used as evidence and authority in the courts. By Professor Eric E. Johnson.

http://bloglawblog.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    UK Bans Warns of Criminal Charges for Using Social Media to Discuss 25-Year-Old Soccer Tragedy

    UK Bans Warns of Criminal Charges for Using Social Media to Discuss 25-Year-Old Soccer Tragedy
    TweetIn the United Kingdom, there is a new example of that country’s sometimes surprising limitations on free speech. The UK Attorney General is warning people that they might be held in criminal contempt for using social media to…
  • Feb 10

    Op-ed on Nuclear Science Experiment and Planetary Disaster Risk

    Op-ed on Nuclear Science Experiment and Planetary Disaster Risk
    TweetProf. Michael Baram of Boston University and I published an op-ed today in the International Business Times: New U.S. Science Commission Should Look At Experiment’s Risk Of Destroying The Earth. The piece concerns the Relativistic…
  • Jan 16

    Adam Savage and Mythbusting Net Neutrality

    Adam Savage and Mythbusting Net Neutrality
    Tweet   Kind of sad to see Adam Savage of Mythbusters as the face of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association – one of the key trade groups lobbying against net neutrality. You’ll never guess who the…
Rank this Week: 678

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Blog on South Carolina Family Law

Covers South Carolina divorce, custody and family law issues. By Gregory S. Forman.

http://www.gregoryforman.com
  • Apr 29

    South Carolina Supreme Court promulgates new rule for appointing mediators in family court

    South Carolina Supreme Court promulgates new rule for appointing mediators in family court
    An August 27, 2014 South Carolina Supreme Court order requires dismissal of family court actions if they are not resolved or set for trial within 365 days of filing. A March 14, 2013 Supreme Court order made most local counties subject to…
  • Apr 27

    Updated checklist of questions whose answers can derail a custody or visitation case

    Updated checklist of questions whose answers can derail a custody or visitation case
    Last August I posted a word document containing a checklist of questions that can derail a custody or visitation case.  Being informed recently by a colleague of a case in which a client’s interest in incest porn derailed that…
  • Apr 25

    Social Security Statements tell a story

    Social Security Statements tell a story
    The Social Security Statement, mailed annually or available for order online at http://www.socialsecurity.gov/forms/ssa-7050.pdf, is often the most valuable piece of financial information for alimony and child support cases. Don’t go to…
Rank this Week: 764

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • May 4

    Bar Exam Study Options at Local Law School Librarie

    Bar Exam Study Options at Local Law School Librarie
    If you are a Brooklyn Law School student who is taking a bar review course at another law school, or would like to use another law school library to study for the bar exam, you will be pleased to know that you may have access to other law…
  • Apr 30

    Exam Etiquette 101

    Exam Etiquette 101
    While the library staff wishes all students the best of luck on their exams, we want to remind you about library etiquette while studying during this important time: No eating in the library, including the elevator corridors. No talking in…
  • Apr 24

    Exam Time Succe

    Exam Time Succe
    This time of year can be quite overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be. There are many resources in the library to help you succeed. Listed below are some of the resources. If you have questions about them, please feel free to stop by…
Rank this Week: 268

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, commercial litigation and insurance bad faith. By Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonaccidentinjurylawyer.com/
  • Apr 28

    Franklin, Massachusetts: Whitinsville Woman Killed in Accident on Interstate 495

    Franklin, Massachusetts: Whitinsville Woman Killed in Accident on Interstate 495
    April 28, 2015: April 26, Ashley Hartung, 31, of Whitinsville, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained when the car she was traveling in, struck the guardrail in the southbound lane of Interstate 495, near…
  • Apr 16

    Wareham, Massachusetts: One Dead and One Injured in Route 25 Accident

    Wareham, Massachusetts: One Dead and One Injured in Route 25 Accident
    April 16, 2015: Last night, Timothy Melcher II, 24, of Cotuit, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained when the van he was traveling in overturned on Route 25 in Wareham.  The name of the second occupant,…
  • Mar 12

    Warren, Massachusetts: Taunton Woman Killed in 2 Car Accident on Massachusetts Turnpike

    Warren, Massachusetts: Taunton Woman Killed in 2 Car Accident on Massachusetts Turnpike
    March 12, 2015: On Monday morning, Meaghan Noel, 22, of Taunton, Massachusetts, died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained when the SUV she was driving was involved in and accident with a tractor-trailer. The driver of the…
Rank this Week: 759

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law issues. By the Law Office of Neil Burns.

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 30

    Bankruptcy Discharge Function of Honesty:  No Rolexe

    Bankruptcy Discharge Function of Honesty:  No Rolexe
    Another case of attempted fraud on the Bankruptcy Court yielded no discharge to a Florida couple.  In this case, a Boca Raton husband and wife filed bankruptcy after the husband’s business began to fail.  An anesthesiologist,…
  • Apr 27

    Why Are National Football League Players Declaring Bankruptcy At High Rates?

    Why Are National Football League Players Declaring Bankruptcy At High Rates?
    In an astonishing new study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, 16% of retired NFL players declare bankruptcy.  This is within 12 years of retirement.  That’s correct.  In a study of football players…
  • Apr 16

    Who Owns The Facebook Account In a Bankruptcy?

    Who Owns The Facebook Account In a Bankruptcy?
    If you file for personal bankruptcy in Massachusetts, do you have to list your Facebook account as an asset?  Is there a distinction between your personal account and the business account for small businesses? Texas Bankruptcy Judge…
Rank this Week: 844

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • May 5

    Bee Truck Crashes, Releasing Million

    Bee Truck Crashes, Releasing Million
    Most car accidents do not make national news unless there are particular outrageous facts or serious injuries. However one recent Washington state truck accident made big news when it crashed, resulting in millions of honeybees being…
  • Apr 30

    Quincy Car Crash Leads to Bomb Making Arrest

    Quincy Car Crash Leads to Bomb Making Arrest
    According to a recent news feature from the Boston Herald, authorities responded to a Quincy car accident on a Saturday night and found something that surprised them. Authorities reported defendant told them he was "an Idiot" for using a…
  • Apr 28

    Truck Left Hanging Off I-93 Roadway After Dorchester Car Accident

    Truck Left Hanging Off I-93 Roadway After Dorchester Car Accident
    According to a recent news article from the Boston Globe, a two-car accident left a box truck with one wheel and most of the cab handing off the side of an elevated portion of Interstate 93 in Dorchester. The crash involved a box truck and…
Rank this Week: 649

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 30

    $150M Auto Defects Verdict Rendered Against Fiat Chrysler in Car Fire Death of Boy

    $150M Auto Defects Verdict Rendered Against Fiat Chrysler in Car Fire Death of Boy
    A jury has ordered Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to pay the family of young Remington Walden $150 million. The 4-year-old boy was burned to death in a 2012 car accident. The jury arrived at their verdict after finding that the automaker was…
  • Apr 24

    Wareham, MA Rollover Accident Kills One, Injures Another

    Wareham, MA Rollover Accident Kills One, Injures Another
    In a Massachusetts rollover accident, this one in Wareham, a 24-year-old Cotuit man was pronounced dead at the crash site while another man, age 20, was taken to a hospital for serious injuries. Both men were thrown from the van they were…
  • Apr 16

    With Spring Weather, More Massachusetts Motorcycle Accident

    With Spring Weather, More Massachusetts Motorcycle Accident
    With spring weather finally arriving, more motorcyclists are out on the roads. The chances of a Massachusetts motorcycle crash happening goes up. In one Westhampton motorcycle accident earlier this week, a 26-year-old Chester, MA man died…
Rank this Week: 994

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 5

    MASACHUSETTS FEDERAL JURY FINALLY SEES EMOTION FROM BOSTON MARATHON BOMBER

    MASACHUSETTS FEDERAL JURY FINALLY SEES EMOTION FROM BOSTON MARATHON BOMBER
    As you may recall, we were talking about death and were about to move on to the convicted Boston Marathon Bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (hereinafter, “Convicted”). As you no doubt know, Convicted is now sitting through the penalty…
  • Apr 30

    MASSACHUSETTS MURDER AND SEX TRIALS…DEATH IS NOT FAR AWAY

    MASSACHUSETTS MURDER AND SEX TRIALS…DEATH IS NOT FAR AWAY
    This is “D-week” for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the convicted Marathon bomber. This has brought up a new discussion about the death penalty. That new discussion has brought up some facts which should frighten you a great deal. We will get…
  • Apr 22

    MASSACHUSETTS SEXUAL ASSAULT AND THE DEFENSE OF CONSENT

    MASSACHUSETTS SEXUAL ASSAULT AND THE DEFENSE OF CONSENT
    In my last posting, we discussed Emmanuel Bile and his conviction in the rape trial that had just ended. After the sentencing hearing, Mr. Bile was sentenced to serve eight to ten years in Massachusetts State Prison. The complainant addressed…
Rank this Week: 360

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Boston criminal law and DUI news. By the Law Offices of Lefteris K. Travayiakis, P.C.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 688

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

Covers ERISA, insurance coverage, and insurance bad faith. By Stephen Rosenberg.

http://www.bostonerisalaw.com/
  • May 4

    Will Church Plan Litigation Lead to an Attack on Governmental Plan Exemptions?

    Will Church Plan Litigation Lead to an Attack on Governmental Plan Exemptions?
    Dismayed at the attention her father was receiving from her teenage friends over dinner in a Chinese restaurant, Sally Draper remarked to the table that her father’s joke about stray cats and slow restaurant service was one he had been…
  • Apr 30

    Should Company Officers Run Retirement and Other Benefit Plans?

    Should Company Officers Run Retirement and Other Benefit Plans?
    This is great – I loved the idea of this Bloomberg BNA webinar the minute it popped up in my in-box, just from the title: “Just Say No: Why Directors Should Avoid Duties That Will Subject Them to ERISA.” I have written…
  • Apr 6

    Company Stock in Retirement Plans: Where Lies the Line Between Prudent and Imprudent Conduct?

    Company Stock in Retirement Plans: Where Lies the Line Between Prudent and Imprudent Conduct?
    Chris Carosa at Fiduciary News highlighted this New York Times article in his twitter feed the other day, in which the author argued that there is no reason, from the point of view of a participant/employee, to hold large amounts of company…
Rank this Week: 416

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 30

    Woman Files Massachusetts Injury Case for Police Officer Shooting Her in the Face by Accident

    Woman Files Massachusetts Injury Case for Police Officer Shooting Her in the Face by Accident
    Britteney Miles is suing for Massachusetts personal injury. Miles was pregnant in 2012 when a former police officer accidentally shot her in the face. She is seeking $1.5 million. Police arrived at her apartment to answer a 911 call over a…
  • Apr 29

    Trek Recalls 1 Million Bikes After Bicyclist Becomes Paralyzed

    Trek Recalls 1 Million Bikes After Bicyclist Becomes Paralyzed
    Trek Bicycle has recalled nearly one million bikes following several accidents in 2014 that left two riders injured (one with facial injuries and one with a fractured wrist) and one in quadriplegia. Trek settled the lawsuit from the serious…
  • Apr 28

    Nursing Assistant Accused of Assaulting Psychiatric Patient in Leeds, MA

    Nursing Assistant Accused of Assaulting Psychiatric Patient in Leeds, MA
    An Ashfield, MA nursing assistant has been charged with assault and battery on a person over 60 or disabled. Garrett C. Crehan, 42, allegedly forced a 61-year-old patient at the Veterans Affairs Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System…
Rank this Week: 495