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Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer

Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer

Covers DWI, drugs and other criminal offenses. By Jamie Spencer.

http://blog.austindefense.com/
  • Nov 7

    Cheetos and Goldfish For Texas Too (...Someday)

    Cheetos and Goldfish For Texas Too (...Someday)
      The ballot title and submission clause numbered Amendment 64 to the Colorado Constitution asked: Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning marijuana, and, in connection therewith, providing for the regulation of…
  • Apr 13

    The Way To A Judge's Heart Is Through His Stomach

    The Way To A Judge's Heart Is Through His Stomach
    Further deepening my growing suspicions that life may best be described as a series of random events comes this news via Discover Magazine, “Justice is served, but more so after lunch: how food-breaks sway the decisions of judges”. Yeah,…
  • Jan 3

    If By Whiskey Marijuana...

    If By Whiskey Marijuana...
    William Safire popularized the phrase “if by whiskey…” in his columns, and defined it in his Political Dictionary as, “Taking both sides of an issue; equivocating; a political straddle”. The term originates from a speech given by…
Rank this Week: 663

Austin DWI Attorney Blog

Austin DWI Attorney Blog

Covers DWIs, Austin police, breath tests and intoxilyzers. By Ken Gibson.

http://www.austindwiattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    The List of people that can draw blood from a person accused of DWI is about to get bigger.

    The List of people that can draw blood from a person accused of DWI is about to get bigger.
      Starting September 1, 2013, the number of individuals that will be authorize to take blood samples from people accused of DWI will increase. The Legislature has amended the Transportation Code Section 7.24.017 to include…
  • Jul 31

    The List of people that can draw blood from a person accused of DWI is about to get bigger.

    The List of people that can draw blood from a person accused of DWI is about to get bigger.
      Starting September 1, 2013, the number of individuals that will be authorize to take blood samples from people accused of DWI will increase. The Legislature has amended the Transportation Code Section 7.24.017 to include…
  • May 14

    NTSB wants 0.05 to be the standard for DWI

    NTSB wants 0.05 to be the standard for DWI
    CNN reported that Washington’s National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is recommending that all 50 states should lower the blood alcohol content rate from .08 to .05.  The NTSB is trying to force the states to expand their laws…
Rank this Week: 630

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: 581

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/
  • Jun 27

    "The nature of injustice is that we may not always see it in our own times": Justice Kennedy, US Supreme Court

    "The nature of injustice is that we may not always see it in our own times": Justice Kennedy, US Supreme Court
    Unless you have been living under a rock, and have not seen how the internet has gone colour crazy in the last 24 hours, the US Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 that gay marriage is legal throughout the US and that the right to marry, including…
  • Jun 15

    Epetition to encourage Brisbane City Council to engage with LGBTI people

    Epetition to encourage Brisbane City Council to engage with LGBTI people
    An epetition has called for the setting up of an LGBTI advisory committee in Brisbane so that Brisbane City Council is fully engaged with the LGBTI community. Brisbane is by far and away the largest local government in Australia. To give an…
  • Jun 15

    Call to get rid of the unequal age of consent in Queensland

    Call to get rid of the unequal age of consent in Queensland
    Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson has called for an end to the unequal age of consent in Queensland. Essentially anal sex is OK from the age of 18, whereas the age of consent otherwise is the age of 16. The punishment is up to 14 years…
Rank this Week: 593

Autolaw

Autolaw

Covers issues and legal challenges facing California auto dealers. By Chris Bruni.

http://autolaw.typepad.com/autolaw/
  • Apr 30

    Locked Out

    Locked Out
    Sometimes expert witnesses win cases, or at least help win important motions before the court. A California Federal Court judge reinforced this theory last week. The case involved claims against American Honda for allegedly selling cars with…
  • Mar 31

    Hit the Brake

    Hit the Brake
    I recently came across an interesting case filed in New York. An auto mechanic brought suit against Ford USA for exposure to asbestos containing brake parts stemming from his work as a mechanic in Ireland. Ford filed a motion for...
  • Feb 28

    Arrival!

    Arrival!
    The future has arrived! In my last post I wrote about AutoNation's plans to develop a digital storefront. Well, in case you hadn't noticed, it's not just AutoNation, but virtually every dealership is developing a similar platform. It may…
Rank this Week: 528

Automating Invention

Automating Invention

Covers computers, invention, and the law. By Robert Plotkin.

http://www.automatinginvention.com/
  • Dec 1

    Biological Models for Robot Design

    Biological Models for Robot Design
    MIT professor Sanbae Kim is studying the animal kingdom to find biological models for robot designs. Working with Stanford professor Mark Cutosky, Kim has designed robots like the Stickybot, named... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Nov 29

    Using Genetic Programming to Repair Software

    Using Genetic Programming to Repair Software
    Automatic program repair has long been a goal in the software industry. Finding and fixing bugs is currently a manual operation that represents a major portion of the software development life... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Nov 15

    Encouraging Innovation with Cash Prize

    Encouraging Innovation with Cash Prize
    The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) blog recently examined the role of monetary prize awards as an incentive for encouraging research in technical fields. In September, Netflix awarded a $1... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 965

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: 108

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    Hobby Lobby’s Bitter Anniversary

    Hobby Lobby’s Bitter Anniversary
    Nelson Tebbe, Richard Schragger, and Micah SchwartzmanA year ago today, the Supreme Court handed down Hobby Lobby. There, famously, the Court extended a religion accommodation to a business corporation, freeing it from the legal obligation to…
  • Jun 30

    The Kennedy Problem

    The Kennedy Problem
    Over at Concurring Opinions Ronald Collins asks why none of the four "liberal" justices wrote a separate concurring opinion in Obergefell and he notes the same phenomenon in Romer, Lawrence, and Windsor. I have a theory. My guess is that…
  • Jun 30

    Gay rights, religious accommodations, and antidiscrimination law

    Gay rights, religious accommodations, and antidiscrimination law
    A symposium on "Religious Accommodations in the Age of Civil Rights" has just been published in the Southern California Law Review.  My contribution,"Gay Rights, Religious Accommodations, and the Purposes of Antidiscrimination Law," is…
Rank this Week: 177

Baltimore Injury Lawyer Blog

Baltimore Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, car accident and products liability cases. By Miller & Zois.

http://www.baltimoreinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    How to Make Sure A Corporate Representative’s Deposition Testimony Sticks at Trial

    How to Make Sure A Corporate Representative’s Deposition Testimony Sticks at Trial
    In my opinion, one of the most powerful, yet underused, discovery devices around is the corporate representative deposition. This is because whomever is selected as the representative bonds the corporate entity with whatever their answers…
  • Jun 14

    Keep your kids alive, buckle them up.

    Keep your kids alive, buckle them up.
    By watching TV commercials, it seems that rear-facing backup cameras are all the rage in new trucks and SUV’s. They are supposed to reduce the risk of hurting a child, animal, or anything else that can be behind the vehicle but is short…
  • May 30

    So, uh, yeah, the internet is public. Just so you know.

    So, uh, yeah, the internet is public. Just so you know.
    You know what’s funny about stuff you post on the internet? It’s public, and that means people can see it. This includes those you would rather not see it. For example, if you are a disability claimant, you may want to forego that…
Rank this Week: 940

Bankruptcy Beach

Bankruptcy Beach

Covers bankruptcy from a creditor's point of view, focusing on developments in California and the Ninth Circuit. By Dean T. Kirby, Jr.

http://www.bankruptcybeach.com/
  • Feb 23

    Can't We All Just Even Give Up?

    Can't We All Just Even Give Up?
    Bankruptcy Judge Wallace of the Central District of California (Riverside Division), recently entered a Memorandum Decision which declined to approve the settlement of a dischargeability action filed by a finance company against a pro se…
  • Feb 12

    The Salazar Saga Continue

    The Salazar Saga Continue
     
  • Feb 12

    Would You Buy a Used Car From This Man?

    Would You Buy a Used Car From This Man?
    A recent unpublished decision by Bankuptcy Judge Mann of the Southern District of California is a good quick resource for briefing dischargeability actions in her courtroom.  In Whited v. Galindo, 2012 WL 345942 (Feb. 1, 2012), S.D. Cal.…
Rank this Week: 605

Bankruptcy Fraud Resource Center

Bankruptcy Fraud Resource Center

Covers news, commentary and analysis on bankruptcy fraud. By Wayne D. Holly.

http://bankruptcyfraud.typepad.com/bankruptcy_fraud_resource/
  • Mar 16

    Illinois farmer's wife sentenced to probation following guilty plea

    Illinois farmer's wife sentenced to probation following guilty plea
    Updating a story we reported here, Margaret Diekemper was sentenced to two years of probation and a $500 fine for her role in a bankruptcy fraud scheme in the Southern District of Illinois following a plea agreement reached with the…
  • Jan 18

    IRS bankruptcy fraud investigation leads to structuring charge

    IRS bankruptcy fraud investigation leads to structuring charge
    According to this Wisconsin State Journal article, Ismail Beciri was charged in the Western District of Wisconsin with four counts of structuring financial transactions to avoid federal reporting requirements after a federal agents searched…
  • Jan 4

    Judicial Conference certifies to House bankruptcy fraud basis for judge's impeachment

    Judicial Conference certifies to House bankruptcy fraud basis for judge's impeachment
    In a previous post (here) we commented that the Judicial Conference of the United States had certified to the House of Representatives that impeachment proceedings may be warranted against U.S. District Judge G. Thomas Porteus (E.D.
Rank this Week: 760

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: 20

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 27

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: 174

BankruptcyHQ.com Blog

BankruptcyHQ.com Blog

Covers bankruptcy and debt collection.

http://www.bankruptcyhq.com/blog
  • Jan 2

    Starting the New Year Off Debt Free With Bankruptcy

    Starting the New Year Off Debt Free With Bankruptcy
    It’s a new year and a new you! But what if your new year is already feeling weighed down by the debt that was plaguing you last year? Filing bankruptcy may be able to help you truly start this year off with a financial fresh start. If…
  • Sep 22

    Bankruptcy Adversary Proceeding

    Bankruptcy Adversary Proceeding
    Although I spent years working as a bankruptcy paralegal at one of the nation’s largest firm I rarely saw bankruptcy cases that involved adversary proceedings. Perhaps that is why they were always so interesting to me. Not many people…
  • Sep 15

    Reasons Your Bankruptcy Could be Denied

    Reasons Your Bankruptcy Could be Denied
    Many people who file bankruptcy are unaware of the fact that their case could be denied. Most debtors just assume that the court will grant them the bankruptcy they desire as long as they meet all of the eligibility requirements. This,…
Rank this Week: 660

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Bay Area Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By John S. Yohanan.

http://www.bayareadivorceattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 494

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jun 29

    Paper – China’s Growing Energy Demand: Implications for the US

    Paper – China’s Growing Energy Demand: Implications for the US
    Working Paper Series – Congressional Budget Office Washington, DC. China’s Growing Energy Demand: Implications for the United States. Andrew Stocking Formerly an employee of the Congressional Budget Office; Terry Dinan,…
  • Jun 29

    Study by law prof challenges Google search result

    Study by law prof challenges Google search result
    Tim Wu, Michael Luca, and the Yelp Data Team [note – Wu was compensated by Yelp for his work] – “While Google is known primarily as a search engine, it has increasingly developed and promoted its own content as an…
  • Jun 29

    OCC’s Quarterly Report on Bank Trading and Derivatives Activitie

    OCC’s Quarterly Report on Bank Trading and Derivatives Activitie
    OCC’s Quarterly Report on Bank Trading and Derivatives Activities: First Quarter 2015 (PDF) –  From the Executive Summary Insured U.S. commercial banks and savings associations reported trading revenue of $7.7 billion in the…
Rank this Week: 42

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
  • Jun 27

    Webinar: The Class Action Lawsuit

    Webinar: The Class Action Lawsuit
    A few weeks ago I had the great honor of traveling to Chicago to co-present a webinar with Simon Fleischmann and Tom Cunningham. Tom and Simon are expert defense litigators at the Locke Lord law firm, and they have deep experience…
  • Jun 17

    Cocktail Caviar: Pearl Size Can Make All the Difference

    Cocktail Caviar: Pearl Size Can Make All the Difference
    Here is an innovative new spirits product called Cocktail Caviar. It is “burst-able pearls of naturally flavored spirits.” You can toss them in some wine, or freeze them and add them to other drinks. The product is so new that…
  • Jun 4

    A-B Finds Safe Harbor

    A-B Finds Safe Harbor
    Earlier this week a federal court decided that TTB’s approval for Bud Light Lime Lime-A-Rita provides a “safe harbor” to protect certain label elements. Largely on account of this safe harbor, the court dismissed the class…
Rank this Week: 865

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/
  • Jun 17

    NSSTA Marketing Surveys - Senior Claims Executives 3

    NSSTA Marketing Surveys - Senior Claims Executives 3
    Senior claims executives of property and casualty insurance companies have represented one of the most important advocate groups supporting structured settlements since the concept was first introduced in the late 1970s. During 2014, the…
  • Jun 17

    NSSTA Marketing Surveys - Senior Claims Executives 2

    NSSTA Marketing Surveys - Senior Claims Executives 2
    The National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA) has established a new NSSTA "Industry Growth Initiative," "designed to identify opportunities to expand the use of structured settlements and bring those opportunities to the…
  • Jun 17

    NSSTA Marketing Surveys - Senior Claims Executives 1

    NSSTA Marketing Surveys - Senior Claims Executives 1
    The National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA) has established a new NSSTA "Industry Growth Initiative," "designed to identify opportunities to expand the use of structured settlements and bring those opportunities to the…
Rank this Week: 63

Bibliolex

Bibliolex

Cover legal marketing. In Spanish.

http://bibliolex.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 904

Big Four Blog

Big Four Blog

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

http://bigfouralumni.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 611

BioLaw: Law and the Life Sciences

BioLaw: Law and the Life Sciences

By Jim Chen, Kristi L. Bowman, Rebecca M. Bratspies, Holly D. Doremus, Peter H. Huang, Elizabeth Weeks Leonard, Andrew Long, Barbara A. Noah, Jordan Paradise, J.B. Ruhl, Andrew W. Torrance, and Katherine Van Tassel.

http://biolaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 13

    Call for papers: Ebola and the law

    Call for papers: Ebola and the law
    Call for papers Ebola and the Law Biolaw section of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS)Washington, D.C.Monday, January 5, 2015, 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The 2014 west African outbreak of the Ebola virus is the most severe epidemic…
  • Mar 1

    Reel Bio-Horror

    Reel Bio-Horror
    Victoria Sutton of Texas Tech very kindly put her new book, Reel Bio-Horror: The Things That Keep Us Up at Night, on the Biolaw bookshelf. The book has its own website and a Facebook fan page. It covers the genre of biohorror and…
  • Oct 9

    PLI's EPA Compliance and Enforcement Answer Book for 2013

    PLI's EPA Compliance and Enforcement Answer Book for 2013
    The Practising Law Institute has very kindly provided Biolaw a copy of its EPA Compliance and Enforcement Answer Book for 2013. Edited by by Adam Sowatzka and Richard E. Glaze, Jr., this volume reviews the full array of laws enforced by the…
Rank this Week: 768

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Alabama criminal law and procedure, including DUI,, theft crimes, and violent crimes. By Steven D. Ebersole.

http://www.birminghamcriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Report: Xanax is No. 2 Cause of Alabama DUI

    Report: Xanax is No. 2 Cause of Alabama DUI
    When most people think of driving under the influence (DUI), they normally think of driving under the influence of intoxicating alcohol. However, in the state of Alabama, people are commonly arrested for driving under the influence of drugs.…
  • Jun 26

    Shelby County Man Arrested for DUI, Drug Possession Following Chase

    Shelby County Man Arrested for DUI, Drug Possession Following Chase
    According to a recent news article for Alabama Live, a man was arrested in Shelby County for DUI and possession of a controlled substance following a police chase. Authorities say sheriff’s deputies allegedly saw defendant swerving…
  • Jun 23

    Rapper Rick Ross Charged with Assault, Kidnapping

    Rapper Rick Ross Charged with Assault, Kidnapping
    Rapper Rick Ross in no stranger to the criminal justice system. In fact, he actually worked as a corrections officer in Florida for 18 months. (He initially vehemently denied his employment record when it became public, but eventually did…
Rank this Week: 276

BizzBangBuzz

BizzBangBuzz

Covers small business, venture capital, entrepreneurship and technology. By Anthony Cerminaro.

http://bizzbangbuzz.blogspot.com/
  • May 8

    The World is Being Flattened

    The World is Being Flattened
    ... by Ten Forces Collapse of Berlin Wall--11/89: The event not only symbolized the end of the Cold war, it allowed people from other side of the wall to join the economic mainstream.
  • Jan 9

    The MBA Oath

    The MBA Oath
    The MBA Oath is a voluntary pledge for graduating MBAs and current MBAs to “create value responsibly and ethically.” The MBA Oath As a business leader I recognize my role in society. My purpose is to lead people and manage resources to…
  • Oct 5

    Business Plan Basic

    Business Plan Basic
    What makes for a successful business plan? This post from Noah Parsons covers the essentials:"Executive summaries need to be short, direct, and provide an overview of the business opportunity ... A good plan will communicate what the business…
Rank this Week: 486

Black's Law

Black's Law

Roy Black blogs his thoughts, tells his stories and writes his blog to help him think and work out ideas.

http://www.royblack.com/blog/
  • Jun 12

    Vincent Bugliosi: The Legacy

    Vincent Bugliosi: The Legacy
    Vince Bugliosi, who first achieved fame as the Manson Family prosecutor and then as a first rate author, died June 6, 2015. His true legacy is the books he left behind. Too obsessive and detailed for the casual reader but perfect for us. The…
  • Jun 5

    Cross-examination Preparation

    Cross-examination Preparation
    No matter the system of justice, an advocate is only as good as his preparation — especially when it comes to cross-examination. I follow a good cross-examination no matter where it occurs. I enjoyed dissecting the over-the-top Gerry…
  • May 13

    Law Without Wall

    Law Without Wall
    I was invited by Michelle DeStefano, through Georgie Angones (Ms. Everything-at-the-school), to participate in the strangely worded “ConPosium” which is the final stage of the Law Without Walls competition. I walked into the…
Rank this Week: 263

Blane Law Blog

Blane Law Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Mark C. Blane.

http://www.blanelaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 166

Blawfields

Blawfields

Discusses current legal issues.

http://blawfields.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 11

    Tales from the MPRE

    Tales from the MPRE
    Because my MPRE score expired, I had to retake it.  After spending a couple hours with students about to begin their third year of law school, I have some observations: The MPRE is a weird exam.  It is easy in that you can normally…
  • Aug 11

    Free LSAT Advice

    Free LSAT Advice
    Prior to and during law school, I was an LSAT tutor both on my own and (at a different time) for one of the large test preparation companies.  I'm not particularly fond of the LSAT.  Rather, I couldn't believe that my performance on a…
  • Aug 3

    Some Early Reactions to the Bar Exam

    Some Early Reactions to the Bar Exam
    Many of the other people who took the bar exam with me last week are now on well-deserved vacations and have an entire month of relaxation before beginning work again.  I, on the other hand, am back working.  The joys of being a practicing…
Rank this Week: 287

Blawg Review

Blawg Review

Reviews law blogs.

http://blawgreview.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 3

    In Memoriam: A Final Blawg Review

    In Memoriam: A Final Blawg Review
    In January 2007, I received an e-mail message from Ed., the mysterious and pseudonymous editor of Blawg Review. By that point, I'd hosted a couple of Blawg Reviews and become a "sherpa", assisting Ed. and the guest hosts to source material…
  • Jul 2

    The Civil Rights Act, 1964

    The Civil Rights Act, 1964
    Blawg Review #324 at the law blog of Texas attorney Paul Kennedy, The Defense Rests, marks this day in 1964 when Lyndon Baines Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ending segregation in the United States, a signature piece of…
  • Jun 3

    Blawg Review, Jubilee Special

    Blawg Review, Jubilee Special
    From his duck blind on the banks of the Thames, Charon QC watched as Her Majesty's barge and a flotilla of a thousand lesser vessels paraded before an adoring public out in the rain to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's first sixty years.Quite…
Rank this Week: 644

Blawgletter

Blawgletter

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

http://blawgletter.typepad.com/bbarnett/
  • Jun 28

    Join The Contingency

    Join The Contingency
    Dear Blawgletterati Member, You, a special person You belong to an elite group – the highly intelligent readers of Blawgletter, one of the 10 all-time most popular Trials and Litigation law blogs on Justia. With Blawgletter’s farewell,…
  • Jun 16

    Blawgletter® Has Moved!

    Blawgletter® Has Moved!
    Blawgletter® has moved to a new location, and is now The Contingency. You will be redirected shortly.
  • Jun 14

    DNA and Pricing Patents Fall to Mayo and Alice

    DNA and Pricing Patents Fall to Mayo and Alice
    Unpatentable subject matter A pair of Federal Circuit opinions last week rejected patents involving patent-ineligible subject matter. What does that include, you ask? As Blawgletter noted last year in "You Still Can't Patent Ideas":…
Rank this Week: 517

bloody relations

bloody relations

Covers UK family law.

http://bloodyrelations.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 30

    History repeats itself

    History repeats itself
  • Feb 2

    A Philosophy of Family Law Part V

    A Philosophy of Family Law Part V
    In the heat of the moment eg with the late back from contact situation - it is very tempting just to get angry - the other person is wrong - they broke the agreement to bring the child back at 5 so you are entitled to be angry. But does it…
  • Feb 1

    A Philosophy of Family Law Part IV

    A Philosophy of Family Law Part IV
    Ask yourself some questions: What is it that is not working in this situation? What am I always complaining about? What can I be responsible for? How does the situation occur for the other person / people? How do they see it? What's…
Rank this Week: 607

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Jun 26

    July 4th Weekend Hour

    July 4th Weekend Hour
    The Library will be open the following hours during the Independence Day weekend: Friday, July 3rd:  9am – 10pm Saturday, July 4th:  9am – 5pm Sunday, July 5th:  10am – 10pm Enjoy the holiday!
  • Jun 26

    Two Landmark Supreme Court Decisions in Two Day

    Two Landmark Supreme Court Decisions in Two Day
    The United States Supreme Court on Thursday, June 25, 2015 upheld federal health insurance subsidies for moderate and low income Americans as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. The vote was 6-3, with the majority…
  • Jun 19

    Brooklyn Law at CALIcon 2015

    Brooklyn Law at CALIcon 2015
    On Thursday, June 18 at CALIcon 2015 held at the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law, one of the opening sessions was called Incorporating Technology, Business Development and Marketing in the Law School Curriculum. The session…
Rank this Week: 353

Boalt Bulletin Board

Boalt Bulletin Board

An online forum for non-event announcements. From Berkeley Law.

http://bbb.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Jun 19

    American Jobs Project Class Application Deadline Extended

    American Jobs Project Class Application Deadline Extended
    The application deadline has been extended to August 1st. 290-18 (3) Special Topics in Public Policy Topic: American Jobs Project Instructors: Steve Weissman and Jennifer Granholm CCN: 77397 Mondays 6-9 PM Enrollment will be capped at 25, and…
  • Jun 10

    Course Available at the Goldman School of Public Policy

    Course Available at the Goldman School of Public Policy
    290-18 (1) Special Topics in Public Policy Steve Weissman and Jennifer Granholm Topic: American Jobs Project CCN: 77397 This seminar will be project-based. Working with Professor Steve Weissman and former Governor Jennifer Granholm, it is…
  • May 21

    InSITE Fellowship

    InSITE Fellowship
    For students interested in working with startups and venture capital, applications are open for the InSITE Fellowship here: http://goo.gl/forms/2rJuvZuiOr What is InSITE? We connect students with high-potential emerging companies. Over…
Rank this Week: 443

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/
  • Jun 25

    Boston, Massachusetts: Two dead and One Injured in North End Car Accident

    Boston, Massachusetts: Two dead and One Injured in North End Car Accident
    June 25, 2015: Connor Darcey, 21, of Wellesley, Massachusetts, has died, and Harry James, 21, also of Wellesley, sustained serious personal injuries, when the car they were traveling in crashed in the North End Section of Boston. The driver…
  • Jun 18

    Somerville, Massachusetts: One Dead & One Injured in Construction Hoist Collapse

    Somerville, Massachusetts: One Dead & One Injured in Construction Hoist Collapse
    June 18, 2015: Ronald Morse, 40, a member of International Association of Ironworkers, Local 7 of Boston, has died, and Mark Praetsch, 30, a member of the International Union of Elevator Constructors, Local 4 of Boston, was seriously injured…
  • Jun 2

    Boston, Massachusetts: Women Loses Arm in Boating Accident

    Boston, Massachusetts: Women Loses Arm in Boating Accident
    June 2, 2015: Nicole Berthiaume, 19, of Auburn Massachusetts, sustained serious personal injuries, when she fell overboard from a boat. As she attempted to climb back aboard, Berthiaume’s arm was severed by the propeller of the boat.…
Rank this Week: 879

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Distracted Driving: Accidents Can Happen Anywhere – It Almost Happened to me…

    Distracted Driving: Accidents Can Happen Anywhere – It Almost Happened to me…
    How many times have you backed safely out of your driveway? Probably too many times to count or actively keep track of. While we all believe that we are commonly practicing safe driving habits, accidents can occur at any time. I was recently…
  • Jun 29

    Driving Tips and Tools: For Bay State Holiday Weekends and Beyond

    Driving Tips and Tools: For Bay State Holiday Weekends and Beyond
      If you are driving this July 4th weekend, whether it is locally or out-of-state, there are a few things you may need to observe in order to ensure your safety on the road. Times of celebration bring to mind more pleasant ideas than…
  • Jun 28

    Chilling PSA Reminds Teens and Parents of the Dangers of Distracted Driving

    Chilling PSA Reminds Teens and Parents of the Dangers of Distracted Driving
    We all know the dangers of texting and driving, but sometimes seeing the warning with our eyes has a bigger impact. A PSA from 2014 resurfaced this week, making its rounds on social media and sending a chilling reminder to teens, parents and…
Rank this Week: 983

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 26

    In-Vehicle “Heads-Up” Technology Poses Greater Distraction Risk

    In-Vehicle “Heads-Up” Technology Poses Greater Distraction Risk
    Car manufacturers have apparently given up on trying to battle driver distraction while the vehicle is in motion. Recently, a number of them have unveiled technologies that are intended to make it easier for drivers to stay connected and…
  • Jun 20

    “Doggie Distraction”: Why Unrestrained Pets in the Car is a Deadly Decision

    “Doggie Distraction”: Why Unrestrained Pets in the Car is a Deadly Decision
    Americans love their pets. Dogs are among the most popular pet with some 78 million canines residing in 46 million homes in the U.S., according to the American Pet Products Association. One AAA survey revealed nearly 60 percent of respondents…
  • Jun 13

    Two Hospitalized Following I-93 Car Accident

    Two Hospitalized Following I-93 Car Accident
    According to a recent news article from The Boston Globe, two people were sent to a local Boston hospital following a serious rollover car accident on Interstate 93. Authorities say the victims were an adult male and adult woman who were…
Rank this Week: 386

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 22

    Pending Federal Rules Change

    Pending Federal Rules Change
    The Supreme Court has transmitted to Congress the latest proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. One change will abrogate Rule 84 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure  and the Appendix of Forms.  In its…
  • Jun 4

    The 20th Edition of the Bluebook is here!

    The 20th Edition of the Bluebook is here!
    Updates are being made in the world of legal citation.  The publishers of The Bluebook have released the 20th edition.  As you prepare for the new academic year, keep in mind that the 20thedition will now be the resource to use when…
  • May 31

    New transactional tools on BloombergLaw

    New transactional tools on BloombergLaw
    Boston College Law School students and faculty now have access to a new tool for transactional practice. Bloomberg Law launched its BloombergLaw: Corporate Transactions tool in late May 2015.  It is a web-based drafting tool that pulls…
Rank this Week: 505

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Threatening to Commit a Crime is a Crime Itself

    Threatening to Commit a Crime is a Crime Itself
    Many people in Massachusetts underestimate the power that making a threat can have. Most people think that a threat is just words and that it is okay to make idle threats when you are mad. However, Massachusetts law enforcement takes…
  • Jun 19

    Involuntary Manslaughter Conviction for Fatal Asthma Attack

    Involuntary Manslaughter Conviction for Fatal Asthma Attack
    Early this month, a Boston man was convicted for involuntary manslaughter for the death of a victim who died from a fatal asthma attack, wbur.com reports. In January of 2012, Michael Stallings, 26 years old, instigated a shooting on a group…
  • Jun 10

    Let’s Talk Money: The Cost of a DUI

    Let’s Talk Money: The Cost of a DUI
    A DUI is not something you are charged with everyday. In fact, many people who get a DUI are first-time offenders who really have no idea what the cost of a DUI conviction is. Not only are there long-lasting repercussions to your reputation,…
Rank this Week: 954

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/
  • Jun 29

    BOSTON AND SPRINGFIELD PROSECUTE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ARMED ASSAULTS FROM THE WEEKEND

    BOSTON AND SPRINGFIELD PROSECUTE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ARMED ASSAULTS FROM THE WEEKEND
    Well, how was your weekend? If one reads the Boston Herald about the news this past weekend, one might walk away with a bit of a sickened feeling…and a desire to avoid parties and other places where kids might be. Let’s first…
  • Jun 26

    MEDFORD MAN PLEADS GUILTY IN COUNTERFEITTING AND THEFT SCHEME

    MEDFORD MAN PLEADS GUILTY IN COUNTERFEITTING AND THEFT SCHEME
    Here is another tale of an free enterprise gone bad. The gent is from Medford. He is 28 years of age and his name is Casey Kolenda (albeit hereinafter, the “Defendant”). According to the Boston Herald’s story on the subject,…
  • Jun 23

    MAN RECEIVES CWOF IN LOWELL DISTRICT COURT FOR THEFT ANAD RECIEVING STOLEN PROPERTY

    MAN RECEIVES CWOF IN LOWELL DISTRICT COURT FOR THEFT ANAD RECIEVING STOLEN PROPERTY
    This is America. The land of the free and of free enterprise. Well, almost. 28-year-old Thomas W. Romano III (hereinafter, the “Defendant”) has learned that not quite anything goes in commerce. The lesson has been taught to him at…
Rank this Week: 530

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: 309

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Top Toy Hazards of 2015 – Parents Please Read

    Top Toy Hazards of 2015 – Parents Please Read
    A consumer advocacy group known as World Against Toys Causing Harm Inc., or W.A.T.C.H., is releasing a report describing which summer toys are posing the greatest safety hazards to children. The annual list provides a detailed collection of…
  • Jun 29

    Doctors That Communicate Well Tend to Reduce Lawsuit

    Doctors That Communicate Well Tend to Reduce Lawsuit
    Communication appears to be key in preventing medical malpractice lawsuits. It’s uncertain whether this is because communication helps prevent medical errors, or because it fosters better doctor-patient relationships. Either way, the…
  • Jun 25

    Drowning Accidents: A Reminder to Parents this Summer

    Drowning Accidents: A Reminder to Parents this Summer
    A video released last week on Good magazine is sending a chilling reminder to parents of the dangers of child swimming accidents. According to the CDC, 10 people die each day as the result of a swimming-related accident. Two of those deaths,…
Rank this Week: 304

Boston Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts products liability, medical malpractice and dram shop liability news. By Alan H. Crede.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 120

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

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

    Mass. Court Officer Accused of Raping Female Prisoner

    Mass. Court Officer Accused of Raping Female Prisoner
    A Massachusetts court officer has been held on a $50,000 bail after he was accused of sexually assaulting a female prisoner on multiple occasions while escorting her through Lawrence District Court. Jose Martinez was arraigned at Essex…
  • May 5

    Motorcycle Organization Helps Abuse Victim

    Motorcycle Organization Helps Abuse Victim
    Nice piece about this motorcycle group helping childhood victims of sex abuse and assault.
  • May 2

    Wayland DPW foreman charged with raping child

    Wayland DPW foreman charged with raping child
    A foreman with the Wayland Department of Public Works is facing child rape charges for reportedly assaulting a girl several times beginning when she was 5 years old, the Middlesex district attorney's office said, as reported by the Boston…
Rank this Week: 461

Botulism Blog

Botulism Blog

Surveillance and analysis on Botulism news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark, LLP.

http://www.botulismblog.com/
  • May 31

    Jarred Salsa from Ohio Recalled Over Botulism Risk

    Jarred Salsa from Ohio Recalled Over Botulism Risk
    Jose Madrid Salsa of Zanesville, OH, has recalled its mild salsa because the jars are not properly sealed and therefore present a health risk. Improperly sealed jars can lead to... Continue Reading
  • Apr 27

    31 Botulism Cases in Ohio

    31 Botulism Cases in Ohio
    Based on laboratory tests and interviews with potluck attendees, public health officials have concluded that potato salad made with home-canned potatoes is the likely cause of a foodborne botulism outbreak... Continue Reading
  • Apr 21

    Ohio Church Potluck Turns Deadly

    Ohio Church Potluck Turns Deadly
    One person is dead, and 18 others are being treated for botulism as Fairfield Medical Center. Health officials say all of the people who are ill attended a potluck at... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 265

Brain Injury Lawyer

Brain Injury Lawyer

Covers compensation for brain injuries, personal injury claims, and selecting a brain injury lawyer. By Stark & Stark.

http://www.braininjurylawblog.com/
  • Jun 18

    Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury have Higher Mortality and Morbidity Fifteen Years Post Injury

    Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury have Higher Mortality and Morbidity Fifteen Years Post Injury
    For over fifteen years, researchers at the University of Glasgow and the University of Edinburgh have been following a large population of adults admitted to hospital with traumatic brain injuries. Those readers familiar with this blog are…
  • Jun 3

    New Study Finds Permanent Brain Damage Due to Concussion

    New Study Finds Permanent Brain Damage Due to Concussion
    Despite study after study demonstrating long term effects from mild traumatic brain injury (concussions), it is astounding that defense courtroom doctors still maintain that there are no permanent residuals from mild traumatic brain injury. A…
  • Apr 13

    Accelerated Atrophy of the Brain Following Traumatic Brain Injury

    Accelerated Atrophy of the Brain Following Traumatic Brain Injury
    A new study published in the Annals of Neurology has found that TBI patients’ brains were estimated to be older than their chronological age, “suggesting that TBI accelerates the rate of brain atrophy.” It is well accepted…
Rank this Week: 365

Brains On Purpose

Brains On Purpose

Looks at conflict resolution, including mediation and negotiation, through the lens of neuroscience. By Stephanie West Allen and Jeffrey M. Schwartz.

http://westallen.typepad.com/brains_on_purpose/
  • May 6

    Current edition of MINDFULNESS RESEARCH MONTHLY is now available

    Current edition of MINDFULNESS RESEARCH MONTHLY is now available
    May's edition of Mindfulness Research Monthly includes 19 Interventions 14 Associations 11 Methods 8 Reviews 2 Trials. Click to read the new edition.
  • Mar 6

    That's not how it happened! Let me tell you the true story

    That's not how it happened! Let me tell you the true story
    How can two or more people sincerely, earnestly, and confidently have such widely divergent versions of events? As mediators, we often have heard stories from parties in which the facts are conflicting and yet no one seems to be deliberately…
  • Mar 4

    Newest edition of MINDFULNESS RESEARCH MONTHLY now available

    Newest edition of MINDFULNESS RESEARCH MONTHLY now available
    The March edition of Mindfulness Research Monthly is now posted for your reading pleasure. It includes 50 new cites: 15 Interventions 15 Associations 9 Methods 11 Reviews.
Rank this Week: 752