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California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar & Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Orange County Pedestrian Accident Causes Critical Injurie

    Orange County Pedestrian Accident Causes Critical Injurie
    A 35-year-old man was critically injured in an Orange County pedestrian accident after he was struck while crossing the street. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred early morning on…
  • Jul 18

    Worker Electrocuted in Orange County Construction Accident

    Worker Electrocuted in Orange County Construction Accident
    One man was electrocuted and another shocked during a construction accident at Mission Viejo High School the afternoon of July 17, 2014. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, a construction crew was working on the…
  • Jul 18

    Teen Girl Injured in Crosswalk Accident in Costa Mesa

    Teen Girl Injured in Crosswalk Accident in Costa Mesa
    A 15-year-old girl was injured in a Costa Mesa pedestrian accident, which officials say involved a suspected drunk driver who fled the scene. According to a news report in The Daily Pilot, the injury collision occurred at the intersection of…
Rank this Week: 47

Greg Siskind on Immigration Law…

Greg Siskind on Immigration Law and Policy

Covers immigration laws, legislation, and news.

http://blogs.ilw.com/blog.php?29221-Greg-Siskind-on-Immigration-Law-and-Policy
Rank this Week: 46

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Covers evidence in medical malpractice cases.

http://legalnurseconsultanttom.com
Rank this Week: 48

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 23

    Backup Tapes Scrutinized As Hunt for Missing IRS Emails Resume

    Backup Tapes Scrutinized As Hunt for Missing IRS Emails Resume
    WASHINGTON—The inspector general for the Internal Revenue Service is reviewing some agency computer backup tapes to find out whether missing emails are still recoverable, Commissioner John Koskinen said at a congressional hearing…
  • Jul 23

    Florida Accuses Special-Effects Company of Misusing Economic Grant

    Florida Accuses Special-Effects Company of Misusing Economic Grant
    The state of Florida has filed a lawsuit against former executives of Digital Domain Media Group Inc., saying the movie-special-effects company was essentially a Ponzi scheme that defrauded the state out of more than $80 million in…
  • Jul 23

    Bankruptcy Judge Sanctions Girls Gone Wild Founder Joe Franci

    Bankruptcy Judge Sanctions Girls Gone Wild Founder Joe Franci
    A federal judge has slapped Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis with a daily fine of $5,000 until he returns two luxury cars that belong to the porn business, whose famous brand was recently sold out of bankruptcy.
Rank this Week: 51

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 49

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

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

    Suit Challenges City's Denial of Equal Public Space To Atheist

    Suit Challenges City's Denial of Equal Public Space To Atheist
    The ACLU today announced the filing of a lawsuit against the city of Warren, Michigan on behalf of an atheist who was refused space for a table in the atrium of city hall for a "reason station,"  even though the city has permitted a…
  • Jul 23

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Chavis v. United States, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 96940 (D NJ, July 17, 2014), a New Jersey federal district court dismissed without prejudice a claim by an inmate that his free exercise rights were infringed when a correctional officer…
  • Jul 23

    Suit Seeks Return of Valuable Hebrew Bible Manuscript

    Suit Seeks Return of Valuable Hebrew Bible Manuscript
    On Monday, a suit was filed in federal district court in New York by the heirs of  David C. Arakie to obtain the return of a "priceless, ancient, handwritten set of the Five Books of Moses."  The complaint (full text) in Samuels v.…
Rank this Week: 50

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Bicyclist Killed In Pomona DUI Collision

    Bicyclist Killed In Pomona DUI Collision
    A bicyclist was fatally injured in what officials suspect was a collision caused by a drunk driver. According to a KTLA news report, a BMW was traveling north on Garey Avenue near Philadelphia Street early morning on July 19, 2014 when it…
  • Jul 18

    Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash Causes Major Injurie

    Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash Causes Major Injurie
    A driver who caused a hit-and-run car accident leaving two people with serious injuries fled the scene on foot, according to a City News Service report. California Highway Patrol officials say the crash occurred on the northbound 101 Freeway…
  • Jul 18

    Motorcyclist Killed In Newport Beach Collision

    Motorcyclist Killed In Newport Beach Collision
    Dwight Palmer, 55, was killed in a Newport Beach motorcycle accident. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal collision occurred the morning of July 14, 2014 near the intersection of East Coast Highway and Reef…
Rank this Week: 52

Jack Bog's Blog

Jack Bog's Blog

Law and other thoughts by Lewis & Clark Law School Professor Jack Bogdanski.

http://bojack.org/
  • Apr 5

    Have a great weekend

    Have a great weekend
  • Apr 5

    Pay a compliment, then apologize

    Pay a compliment, then apologize
    This country is cutting out its own soul in the name of correctness.
  • Apr 5

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?
    We're intrigued by the reference, in this article about the CRoCk, to "Portland’s whizzy light-rail system, which many Vancouverites drive across the river to use." How many do you think is "many"?
Rank this Week: 53

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Jul 23

    Argento on Cyber-Misappropriation & Trade Secret Policy

    Argento on Cyber-Misappropriation & Trade Secret Policy
    Zoe Argento (Roger Williams University School of Law) has posted Killing the Golden Goose: The Dangers of Strengthening Domestic Trade Secret Rights in Response to Cyber-Misappropriation (16 Yale Journal of Law & Technology 172 (2014)) on…
  • Jul 23

    Burris on Policy Sureveillance

    Burris on Policy Sureveillance
    Scott Burris (Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law) has posted A Technical Guide for Policy Surveillance on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Law can be a powerful tool in improving population welfare. Laws can, for example, help...
  • Jul 23

    Zoldan on the Original Meaning of the Ex Post Facto Clause

    Zoldan on the Original Meaning of the Ex Post Facto Clause
    Evan C. Zoldan (University of Toledo College of Law) has posted The 'Professional' Meaning of the Ex Post Facto Clauses on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Since its decision in Calder v. Bull, the Supreme Court has held consistently that...
Rank this Week: 56

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

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

    Institutional Authority and Collusion

    Institutional Authority and Collusion
    Axel Sonntag (University of East Anglia) and Daniel John Zizzo (University of East Anglia) discuss Institutional Authority and Collusion. ABSTRACT: A 'collusion puzzle' exists by which, even though increasing the number of firms reduces the…
  • Jul 23

    Mergers between regulated firms with unknown efficiency gain

    Mergers between regulated firms with unknown efficiency gain
    Raffaele Fiocco, University of Mannheim and Gongyu Guo, Humboldt University of Berlin discuss Mergers between regulated firms with unknown efficiency gains. ABSTRACT: In an industry where regulated firms interact with unregulated suppliers,…
  • Jul 23

    Fight Cartels or Control Mergers? On the Optimal Allocation of enforcement Efforts within Competition Policy

    Fight Cartels or Control Mergers? On the Optimal Allocation of enforcement Efforts within Competition Policy
    Andreea Cosnita (Universite Paris X) and Jean-Philippe Tropeano (Sorbonne) ask Fight Cartels or Control Mergers? On the Optimal Allocation of enforcement Efforts within Competition Policy. ABSTRACT: This paper deals with the optimal…
Rank this Week: 55

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Covers mediation, negotiation and settlement. By Victoria Pynchon.

http://www.negotiationlawblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day
    Close the Gap App™ (sponsored by GoDaddy) is a powerful online tool that takes you on a guided deep dive into your career path. It's like having your very own career or business coach on your desktop or mobile…
  • Nov 16

    Good Night and Good Luck

    Good Night and Good Luck
    I launched the Negotiation Law Blog on October 3, 2006, shortly after I'd earned my LL.M in Conflict Resolution from the Straus Institute at Pepperdine University School of Law. I'm uncertain just how many months earlier I'd begun blogging on…
  • Nov 5

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table
      This just in from Harvard's Program on Negotiation: In a new study, Nour Kteily of Northwestern University and his colleagues found that low-power groups can influence powerful parties to engage with them through their framing of the…
Rank this Week: 54

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Jul 15

    What are the implications of the most recent Supreme Court decisions?

    What are the implications of the most recent Supreme Court decisions?
    Jesse Choper interviewed on KALW-FM, Your Call, June 30, 2014 “I don’t think that anybody made light of the fact that the issue of freedom of choice is a very, very important one for women and for other people as well. But I think…
  • Jul 15

    The Supreme Court and the death of free TV

    The Supreme Court and the death of free TV
    James Tuthill writes for Corporate Counsel, (free membership required) June 30, 2014 The court, as is typical with many judicial decisions, barely mentions the real issue: the huge sums of money broadcasters receive from cable and satellite…
  • Jul 15

    ‘Picking quarrels’ casts shadow over Chinese law

    ‘Picking quarrels’ casts shadow over Chinese law
    Stanley Lubman writes for The Wall Street Journal, China Real Time blog, June 30, 2014 On top of prosecutions for vaguely defined crimes such as “picking quarrels,” the rules for journalists and lawyers restrict public expression…
Rank this Week: 57

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    Hunton Global Privacy Update – July 2014

    Hunton Global Privacy Update – July 2014
    On July 15, 2014, the Hunton and Williams Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group hosted the latest webcast in its Hunton Global Privacy Update series. This blog post provides a link to a recording of the session, and to previous…
  • Jul 22

    New Cybersecurity Center to Be Established in Belgium

    New Cybersecurity Center to Be Established in Belgium
    On July 17, 2014, the Belgian government announced that it has finalized a Royal Decree on the establishment of a national Cybersecurity Center to oversee cybersecurity issues in Belgium. The Cybersecurity Center is expected to be operational…
  • Jul 22

    FTC Updates COPPA FAQs on Obtaining Verifiable Parental Consent

    FTC Updates COPPA FAQs on Obtaining Verifiable Parental Consent
    On July 16, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission posted revisions to the Frequently Asked Questions it has issued to provide guidance on complying with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule.
Rank this Week: 58

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
  • Jul 2

    Only Concrete Evidence Can Keep a Defendant’s Case Afloat Under CAFA’S Legal Certainty Standard

    Only Concrete Evidence Can Keep a Defendant’s Case Afloat Under CAFA’S Legal Certainty Standard
    Bell v. Home Depot U.S.A., Inc., 2013 WL 1791920 (E.D.Cal. April 26, 2013). As amended by CAFA, 28 U.S.C. § 1332(d) vests district courts with original jurisdiction of any civil action in which the amount in controversy exceeds…
  • May 23

    Forum Shopping May Not Qualify as Bad Faith

    Forum Shopping May Not Qualify as Bad Faith
    Deaver v. BBVA Compass Consulting & Benefits, Inc., 2013 WL 2156280 (N.D. Cal. May 17, 2013). The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida determined whether the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Standard Fire…
  • May 22

    District Court Can Stay Its Remand Order Pending Appeal

    District Court Can Stay Its Remand Order Pending Appeal
    Dalton v. Walgreen Co., 2013 WL 2367837 (E.D. Mo. May 29, 2013). Staying its remand order to facilitate the defendant to prefer an appeal, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri held that it had jurisdiction to reopen…
Rank this Week: 59

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
Rank this Week: 61

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    Enfield Police Officer Matthew Worden: Beating “Not Significant”

    Enfield Police Officer Matthew Worden: Beating “Not Significant”
    One cop on the Enfield Police force stood out, Matthew Worden.  Not because he saved kittens stuck in trees. From the Hartford Courant: Enfield, a department with nearly 100 sworn officers, has had 26 civilian complaints in the past four…
  • Jul 23

    The Future of Law: Prisoner Edition

    The Future of Law: Prisoner Edition
    Q:  What kind of Luddite lawyer won’t use email to communicate with his client? A:  A good one. While many lawyers are pondering the efficacy of the Cloud to store their client’s most confidential information and…
  • Jul 22

    The Curmudgeon’s Dilemma

    The Curmudgeon’s Dilemma
    My fellow curmudgeon, Mark Herrmann, miffs the Slackoisie over at Above The Law by raising a hated presumption. I’ve never met you, but I assume that you’re incompetent. I realize that sounds a bit harsh, but it’s time…
Rank this Week: 60

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jul 17

    Main Street Acquisition Lawsuit Against Our Client Dismissed

    Main Street Acquisition Lawsuit Against Our Client Dismissed
    Plaintiff: Main Street Acquisition Corp. Original Creditor: HSBC Bank Nevada, N.A. Plaintiff’s Attorney: Andrew Fleisher, Esq. Plaintiff’s Law Firm: Law Offices of Erskine and Fleisher Case Outcome: Voluntary Dismissal with…
  • Jul 15

    Capital One Drops Debt Collection Lawsuit After Client Hires the Rudnitsky Law Firm

    Capital One Drops Debt Collection Lawsuit After Client Hires the Rudnitsky Law Firm
    Plaintiff: Capital One Bank (USA), N.A. Plaintiff’s Attorney: Flynn LaVrar, Esq. / Richard Battaglino, Esq. Plaintiff’s Law Firm: Zakheim and LaVrar, P.A. Case Outcome: Voluntary Dismissal Our client was sued for an alleged…
  • Jul 13

    CACH LLC Debt Collection Lawsuit Permanently Dismissed

    CACH LLC Debt Collection Lawsuit Permanently Dismissed
    Plaintiff: CACH LLC Original Creditor: Bank of America, N.A. Plaintiff’s Attorney: Harold Scherr, Esq. / Alex McClure, Esq. Plaintiff’s Law Firm: Law Office of Harold E. Scherr, P.A. (n/k/a Scherr & McClure, P.A.) Case…
Rank this Week: 62

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    New Issue: Les Cahiers de l'Arbitrage

    New Issue: Les Cahiers de l'Arbitrage
    The latest issue of Les Cahiers de l'Arbitrage (2014, no. 2) is out. Contents include:DoctrineAlexandre de Fontmichel, Martin Donato, & Alexandre Meyniel, Vue d’ensemble du régime juridique du délibéré…
  • Jul 23

    Bartels: The Chapeau of Article XX GATT: A New Interpretation

    Bartels: The Chapeau of Article XX GATT: A New Interpretation
    Lorand Bartels (Univ. of Cambridge - Law) has posted The Chapeau of Article XX GATT: A New Interpretation. Here's the abstract: This article presents a new interpretation of the Chapeau of Article XX of the GATT. The basis for this…
  • Jul 23

    Wibabara: Gacaca Courts versus the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and National Court

    Wibabara: Gacaca Courts versus the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and National Court
    Charity Wibabara has published Gacaca Courts versus the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and National Courts: Lessons to Learn from the Rwandan Justice Approaches to Genocide (Nomos 2014). Here's the abstract: The magnitude and the…
Rank this Week: 63

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Jul 23

    Many Deported as "Recent Border Crossers" Are Neither Recent Nor Anywhere Near the Border, Nor Crossing It

    Many Deported as "Recent Border Crossers" Are Neither Recent Nor Anywhere Near the Border, Nor Crossing It
    This piece originally ran on MSNBC.com. In an attempt to convince the public that its enforcement of immigration laws is fair and compassionate, the Department of Homeland Security emphasizes its supposedly careful targeting of "recent border…
  • Jul 23

    Sorry Mr. Mayor, But Atheists Have Rights, Too

    Sorry Mr. Mayor, But Atheists Have Rights, Too
    They say you can't fight city hall, but sometimes there's no other choice. The residents of Warren, Michigan, visit their city hall on a regular basis to pay taxes, to vote, and to visit the library branch and the farmers market that are…
  • Jul 23

    Why Are These Indian Children Being Torn Away From Their Homes?

    Why Are These Indian Children Being Torn Away From Their Homes?
    Imagine entering family court and knowing that what's at stake is the person you hold most dear – your child. Now imagine having a judge tell you that he's removing your child from your custody, from your home. When you ask him why, the…
Rank this Week: 65

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 13

    The Cartel Puzzle

    The Cartel Puzzle
    Here's a homework assignment to occupy your minds while I'm away.*  In the winter/spring of 1901, J. P. Morgan and his minions assembled what became if not the first, then certainly one of the greatest, of industrial cartels.  The…
  • Jul 13

    Ending the Great Stagnation: Some Practical Issue

    Ending the Great Stagnation: Some Practical Issue
    I don't know if it's just happenstance or just me but the flavor du jour of a lot of my reading lately has been how we've just got to do something to dig ourselves out from under this debt mountain.   Public, maybe, okay, maybe…
  • Jul 10

    Kazan and the Conventions of Ethnic Casting

    Kazan and the Conventions of Ethnic Casting
    A bit of a followup on that last, only tangentially familial.  Main point: I'm amused to note that the family in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is named "Nolan," and  if I heard right, they are identified as "Irish."  I also I…
Rank this Week: 64

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

Covers legal developments for civil litigators in Minnesota. By Seth Leventhal.

http://www.minnesota-litigator.com/
  • Jul 23

    On the Risk and the Lack of Risk When Lawyers Sue Lawyer

    On the Risk and the Lack of Risk When Lawyers Sue Lawyer
    Suing lawyers for professional malpractice is a double-edged sword. It cuts both ways. I know. I do it. On the one hand, lawyers who sue lawyers probably face less malpractice risk in those cases than almost any other…
  • Jul 22

    The Battle of Coronado or Coronotso? TIME FOR THE JURY TO WEIGH IN.

    The Battle of Coronado or Coronotso? TIME FOR THE JURY TO WEIGH IN.
    Update (July 22, 2014): The case heads to the jury… Update (March 21, 2014): Chalk a “win” up on the Minnesota Litigator prediction tally! (See the prediction below and the linked denial of summary judgment for the…
  • Jul 22

    Hale yeah!

    Hale yeah!
    Update (July 22, 2014): If you ask people what the verb “hale” means, you will find very few people know the answer. In a previous post (below), I questioned (tongue-in-cheek) whether it is fair to have courts determine the…
Rank this Week: 66

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

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

    Distinguished Historians Win National Humanities Medal

    Distinguished Historians Win National Humanities Medal
    President Obama recently announced the 2013 winners of the National Humanities Medal. The medals recognize those whose work has “deepened the nation’s understanding of the humanities, broadened our citizens’ engagement with…
  • Jul 23

    The Hugo Black Paper

    The Hugo Black Paper
    Hugo Black, 1937 (LC)For years, anyone who wanted to consult the papers of Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress had to obtain the permission of one of the surviving donors, Hugo Black,…
  • Jul 22

    New Release: Day, "The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation"

    New Release: Day, "The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation"
    New from the University Press of Mississippi: The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation, by John Kyle Day (University of Arkansas at Monticello). Here's a description from the Press:On March 13, 1956,…
Rank this Week: 67

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 19

    A glimpse into grand jury misconduct

    A glimpse into grand jury misconduct
    Lisa Falkenberg at the Houston Chronicle has posted the first two of a three-part series describing abusive interrogation by a grand jury so intense it may cause a capital murder conviction in a police officer's death to be overturned.…
  • Jul 17

    All Ten: DPS now fingerprinting every driver at renewal

    All Ten: DPS now fingerprinting every driver at renewal
    Reversing a decade long policy implemented after the Texas House shot down the idea in 2003, the Texas Department of Public Safety earlier this year began taking all ten fingerprints of drivers when they apply for a license or a renewal.…
  • Jul 17

    Immigrants (still) arrested at very low rate

    Immigrants (still) arrested at very low rate
    A reporter pointed me to this page on the Texas DPS website titled "Texas Criminal Alien Arrest Data" posting material that Col. Steve McCraw has been using to promote the state's beefed up border strategy. Check it out.The data, though, lack…
Rank this Week: 68

IPKat

IPKat

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

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

    Wednesday whimsie

    Wednesday whimsie
    Around the weblogs.  Over on the increasingly busy SOLO IP blog, IPKat team member contrasts the fortunes of IP practitioners in small practices with those of medical practitioners: which has had the better deal over the…
  • Jul 23

    BREAKING: Report on responses to Public Consultation on EU copyright now available

    BREAKING: Report on responses to Public Consultation on EU copyright now available
    KAT-EXCLUSIVE: One of the many messages that reached the Commission during the time of the ConsultationAs this blog reported a few days ago, there were rumours that, whilst publication of the White Paper on EU copyright had been…
  • Jul 23

    Distasteful -- or worse? Trade mark registration, morality and public sentiment

    Distasteful -- or worse? Trade mark registration, morality and public sentiment
    The IPKat received earlier today an email from Alan Clarke (Clarke IP Ltd), who writes:"You may be interested to hear of this extremely distasteful (alleged - I've not checked any facts) attempt to register trade marks for the flight numbers…
Rank this Week: 71

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    Further issues from the plagiarism matter at Chicago State University

    Further issues from the plagiarism matter at Chicago State University
    Note Chicago State official sues UIC, claims it violated privacy law by discussing plagiarism claim :The lawsuit, filed Monday [July 21, 2014] by CSU Interim Provost and Senior Vice President Angela Henderson, claims UIC violated the Family…
  • Jul 23

    Teva's Copaxone: does the CAFC have to treat an expert's opinion as a fact under FRCP 52?

    Teva's Copaxone: does the CAFC have to treat an expert's opinion as a fact under FRCP 52?
    Scott Gottlieb's post FDA's Looming Decision On A Generic To Teva's Copaxone Reveals Drug Approval Woes has a nice discussion of the issues facing the FDA on analyzing/approving generic Copaxone.Gottlieb stated:FDA is widely known to be…
  • Jul 22

    Buzz on Apple's US Patent No. 8,787,006, issued July 22, 2014

    Buzz on Apple's US Patent No. 8,787,006, issued July 22, 2014
    The abstract of Apple's '006 patent statesEmbodiments of electronic wristwatches are disclosed. According to one embodiment, an electronic wristband can provide additional electrical circuitry or devices that can be made available for use as…
Rank this Week: 74

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
Rank this Week: 73

Our News & Stories

Our News & Stories

Features Penn Law news.

http://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/news/
Rank this Week: 69

In Search of Perfect Client…

In Search of Perfect Client Service

Covers client communications, client service, billing, and more. By Patrick Lamb.

http://www.patrickjlamb.com/
  • Jul 10

    Kudos to Jeff Carr

    Kudos to Jeff Carr
    Regular readers know that Jeff Carr, the General Counsel of FMC Technologies, is my mentor, my client and my friend.  Our relationship evolved in that order.  I am very proud of each of these steps in the growth of our personal…
  • Jul 7

    Focus on “shadow hours” misses the point of AFA

    Focus on “shadow hours” misses the point of AFA
    Aric Press of American Lawyer penned a terrific article, What the Rise of Pricing Officers Says About Big Law’s Future.  The article, reflecting the results of a recent survey, offers some great insights into the move to non-hourly…
  • Jun 23

    The Three P’s Shortchanges What’s Necessary to Bring Value To Client

    The Three P’s Shortchanges What’s Necessary to Bring Value To Client
    I ran across an interesting article in Attorney at Work, Trends in Legal Pricing and Project Management. The article reported on the recent P3 Conference offered by the Legal Marketing Association.  The three P’s are pricing,…
Rank this Week: 72

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 70

Ponzitracker

Ponzitracker

Covers Ponzi schemes. By Jordan Maglich.

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

    TelexFree Founders Indicted On Fraud Charge

    TelexFree Founders Indicted On Fraud Charge
    A Massachusetts grand jury indicted TelexFree co-founders James Merrill and Carlos Wanzeler on multiple fraud charges in what authorities have alleged was a massive Pyramid/Ponzi scheme that may have defrauded victims out of hundreds of…
  • Jul 21

    Florida Cop Gets 5-Year Sentence For Rothstein Ties, Including Illegal Arrest

    Florida Cop Gets 5-Year Sentence For Rothstein Ties, Including Illegal Arrest
    "Mr. Benjamin, while wearing the cloak of BSO authority, engineered the arrest and incarceration of an innocent citizen.  This was done purely for financial gain. This conduct is deplorable — it is unconscionable." - U.S. District…
  • Jul 18

    Appeals Court Rules Stanford Victims Ineligible For SIPC Coverage

    Appeals Court Rules Stanford Victims Ineligible For SIPC Coverage
    A federal appeals court affirmed that victims of Allen Stanford's massive $7 billion Ponzi scheme - the second largest scheme in history behind only Bernard Madoff's scheme - are not "customers" of Stanford's American-based bank and thus not…
Rank this Week: 75

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Jul 23

    The UK report on socio-economic rights: guilty by omission?

    The UK report on socio-economic rights: guilty by omission?
    We are delighted to welcome back Ben Warwick with a guest post on the recent  UK report on socio-economic rights sent to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Ben is a Graduate Teaching…
  • Jul 16

    A Mother and Baby Homes Commission: Lessons from the Murphy Report at the UNHRC.

    A Mother and Baby Homes Commission: Lessons from the Murphy Report at the UNHRC.
    Tuesday was the second, and most eventful, day of the Irish state’s examination before the ICCPR . I have made a Storify of my tweets and some others from Geneva, which is embedded at the bottom of this post, and includes…
  • Jul 16

    Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project Website Launched.

    Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project Website Launched.
    The Irish and Northern Irish Feminist Judgments Project begins today with the launch of a new website: www.feministjudging.ie. A collective of academics and practitioners based in Ireland and abroad will rewrite 30 important…
Rank this Week: 76

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 77

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

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

    Evolving Contract Schema

    Evolving Contract Schema
    With co-authors, I’ve been working on a series of experimental papers about contract law that appear to be converging on a theme: what individuals think “contract” means has purchase in the real-world,…
  • Jul 23

    FAN 24 (First Amendment News) — Stephen Barnett: The Little-Known Man Behind the Well-Known Word

    FAN 24 (First Amendment News) — Stephen Barnett: The Little-Known Man Behind the Well-Known Word
    We live by falsehoods. They feed the myths of the great figures whose words are etched in our collective memory as if they were tablets from on High. We know those words; we are moved by those words; and those words define who we are or…
  • Jul 23

    The World Dan Markel Created

    The World Dan Markel Created
    There have been such moving tributes to Dan Markel posted online that I wondered what I could add that hasn’t already been said about him. I didn’t know Dan as closely as many others, but I was fortunate to get to know him back in…
Rank this Week: 78

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

Covers federal crimes and criminal defense. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://federalcrimesblog.com
  • Jul 23

    “FBI seized vendor records, hard drives from Horizon charter schools”

    “FBI seized vendor records, hard drives from Horizon charter schools”
    The Columbus Dispatch on July 23, 2014 released the following: By Jennifer Smith Richards “The FBI is examining the relationship between the Horizon Science Academy charter schools and several technology vendors, including some based in…
  • Jul 8

    “FBI, Interpol Host Critical Infrastructure Symposium”

    “FBI, Interpol Host Critical Infrastructure Symposium”
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on July 8, 2014 released the following: “Director Comey Addresses the Importance of Partnerships 07/08/14 FBI Director James Comey was in Miami yesterday, where he spoke at the opening of the…
  • Dec 10

    Eighteen sheriff’s deputies charged by FBI LA in an alleged inmate-abuse probe

    Eighteen sheriff’s deputies charged by FBI LA in an alleged inmate-abuse probe
    The Guardian on December 9, 2013 released the following: Associated Press in Los Angeles “Federal officials on Monday unsealed five criminal cases filed against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, as part…
Rank this Week: 79

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 80

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers bad faith, duty to defend, duty to indemnify, liability policies, reimbursement of legal fees and subrogation. By Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue.

http://www.insurancecoverageblog.com/
  • May 25

    Memorial Day 2009

    Memorial Day 2009
    I first ran the post below for Memorial Day in 2006 as a tribute to my Dad, who served as a soldier during World War II.  This is the fourth straight year for this post, and I'll continue to run it every year. 
  • Mar 19

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone
    For those who remember the heady Katrina litigation days of the Ride of the Rigsbys -- appearing on ABC's 20/20, acclaimed as alleged whistleblowers -- these times are very different for the sisters. They've slipped in the…
  • Mar 16

    Insurance Person of the Year

    Insurance Person of the Year
    Nothing like giving the readers a lot of advance notice before an ultra-high stakes award like this is finalized, right? I'm a bit tardy on this, but hey, it's not like I'm on the advisory board of the Insurance Law Center and might have…
Rank this Week: 81

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

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

    Levmore & Porat on Credible Threat

    Levmore & Porat on Credible Threat
    Saul Levmore and Ariel Porat (University of Chicago Law School and Tel Aviv University) have posted Credible Threats on SSRN. Here is the abstract: “Your money or your life” is a classic threat, and it is one that law is...
  • Jul 23

    Kinports on Probable Cause

    Kinports on Probable Cause
    Kit Kinports (Penn State Law) has posted Probable Cause and Reasonable Suspicion: Totality Tests or Rigid Rules? (University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This piece argues that the Supreme…
  • Jul 23

    Lavin on Japanese Criminal Justice

    Lavin on Japanese Criminal Justice
    Mark Levin (University of Hawaii at Mano...
Rank this Week: 84

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

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

Rule of Law

Rule of Law

Covers British Columbia wills, trusts and estates law, elder law and estate litigation. By Stan Rule.

http://rulelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 19

    Trustees' Duty to Diversify Investment

    Trustees' Duty to Diversify Investment
    The British Columbia Court of Appeal removed a trustee for lending all of the trust funds in one trust to a related trust, finding that the investment was an improvident one. In reaching its decision in Miles v.Vince, 2014 BCCA 289, the Court…
  • Jul 12

    Davies Estate -- Evidence that Notice of Application of Estate Grant Given At Least 21 Days Before Submission Filed

    Davies Estate -- Evidence that Notice of Application of Estate Grant Given At Least 21 Days Before Submission Filed
    One of the changes in procedure in the new probate rules is that when you apply for an estate grant in British Columbia, you now have to give notice to beneficiaries and those who would be entitled to a share of the estate if the deceased had…
  • Jul 5

    Eckford v. Vanderwood

    Eckford v. Vanderwood
    A lot can happen between the time of the death of a spouse or parent and a trial of a wills variation claim. What happens if the court finds that the deceased’s made an adequate provision for his spouse at the time of death, but there…
Rank this Week: 83

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

http://blog.lipcon.com/
Rank this Week: 85

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 23

    Tracking Currents and Following Flotsam

    Tracking Currents and Following Flotsam
    The Atlantic reported this week on the outcome of a 1997 cargo ship spill. The story was picked up yesterday by CBC’s As It Happens (listen here). Here’s what happened as described in The Atlantic article: It started in 1997.…
  • Jul 23

    The Komagata Maru Remembered

    The Komagata Maru Remembered
    On May 23, 1914, the Komagata Maru sailed into Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet, carrying 376 passengers of Indian origin. However, the passengers on board the Japanese steamer were denied permission to enter Canada. Fears over Asian…
  • Jul 23

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Dennis v. Ontario Lottery and…
Rank this Week: 86

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

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

    Pom doesn't change preclusion analysis for medical device

    Pom doesn't change preclusion analysis for medical device
    Catheter Connections, Inc. v. Ivera Medical Corp., 2014 WL 3536573, No. 2:14–CV–70 (D. Utah, July 17, 2014)The parties compete in the medical device market for infection-control devices.  At issue here are disinfectant caps…
  • Jul 23

    regulating TM owner's confusing use of TM doesn't violate First Amendment

    regulating TM owner's confusing use of TM doesn't violate First Amendment
    AEP Texas Comm. & Indus. Retail Ltd. P’ship v. Public Util. Comm’n, 2014 WL 3558763, No. 03–13–00358–CV, -- S.W.3d – (Tex. Ct. App. July 17, 2014)A complicated regulatory background is the setting for…
  • Jul 22

    FTC goes after misleading certification mark

    FTC goes after misleading certification mark
    Here's some discussion of the FTC's complaint from the FTC itself, with a link to the proposed settlement.  Unsurprising takeaway: If you purport to certify products as "Made in the USA," it is a good idea to do some verification of the…
Rank this Week: 89

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Jul 21

    Aumenta solicitud de tatuajes ilegales en Dinamarca

    Aumenta solicitud de tatuajes ilegales en Dinamarca
    La solicitud de tatuajes ilegales está aumentando en Dinamarca razón por la cual los tatuadores registrados opinan que la ley debería cambiar en ese país.
  • Jul 21

    Propuesta de ley en Bolivia para descongestionar el sistema judicial

    Propuesta de ley en Bolivia para descongestionar el sistema judicial
    La Sala Plena del tribunal Superior de Justicia de Bolivia elaboró una iniciativa de Ley para el Descongestionamiento y Efectivización del Sistema Procesal Penal que pretende, como su nombre lo indica, implementar medidas para…
  • Jul 21

    Jacob Zuma se opone a designación de reina en Sudáfrica

    Jacob Zuma se opone a designación de reina en Sudáfrica
    El presidente de Sudáfrica, Jacob Zuma, se encuentra enfrentando un proceso legal porque no reconoce a la princesa Wezizwe Sigcau como la heredera al trono de Mpondo, asunto cuya resolución está actualmente en manos del…
Rank this Week: 88

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart…

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart Blog

Covers divorce and family law.

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/Legal-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 7

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona
    Child support is usually paid by the noncustodial parent. If parents share custody after divorce, the court usually chooses the parent with the larger income to pay child support. Child support agreements differ from case to case and depend…
  • Jun 30

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?
    Standardized field sobriety tests or "SFSTs" are used by law enforcement to ascertain whether a driver is intoxicated. All law enforcement agencies throughout the nation have to abide by the same standard of field sobriety testing set by the…
  • Feb 11

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law
    In the state of Arizona, there are three major drunk driving statutes: Title 28-1381 – Driving Under the Influence Title 28-1382 – Extreme / Super Extreme DUI Title 28-1383 – Aggravated Driving Under the Influence Title…
Rank this Week: 87

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jul 23

    After stays vacated, Arizona needs two hours to complete another ugly execution

    After stays vacated, Arizona needs two hours to complete another ugly execution
    As reported in this AP piece, "Arizona executed Joseph R. Wood on Wednesday afternoon, but the execution lasted for nearly two hours as Wood struggled to breathe, according to his attorneys." Here are more of still-developing…
  • Jul 23

    After SCOTUS vacates First Amendment stay, Arizona Supreme Court delays execution

    After SCOTUS vacates First Amendment stay, Arizona Supreme Court delays execution
    As reported in this new AP story, after the US Supreme Court late yesterday vacated the novel stay imposed by the Ninth Circuit based on lethal injection drug secrecy concern, "Arizona's highest court on Wednesday temporarily halted the…
  • Jul 23

    "Fewer Prisoners, Less Crime: A Tale of Three States"

    "Fewer Prisoners, Less Crime: A Tale of Three States"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new 11-page report coming from the folks at The Sentencing Project. Here is how the report begins and concludes: Although the pace of criminal justice reform has accelerated at...
Rank this Week: 91