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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: 46

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By Kaiser, LeGrand & Dillon PLLC.

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

    Short Wins - the Barry Bonds Opinion Edition

    Short Wins - the Barry Bonds Opinion Edition
    The big news in this batch of opinions is not the conspiracy to import lobsters case, but, rather the Barry Bonds appeal. Mr. Bonds was prosecuted for evading a prosecutor's questions while testifying in a grand jury. And, now, thanks to an…
  • Apr 24

    Short Wins - the More on Restitution Edition

    Short Wins - the More on Restitution Edition
    It's a catch-up blast of short wins today following my Spring Break. My favorite of the bunch, continuing on our recent restitution cases, is United States v. Foley. There, the district court ordered restitution that was outside the offense…
  • Mar 25

    Maybe Not the Best Defense, or, Why a Gratuity is Not a Bribe, or Honest Services Fraud

    Maybe Not the Best Defense, or, Why a Gratuity is Not a Bribe, or Honest Services Fraud
    The Seventh Circuit's opinion in United States v. Hawkins - written by Easterbrook - presents a fascinating legal defense. When is getting money from someone for side benefits from the government bribery and when is it fraud? Mr. Hawkins and…
Rank this Week: 48

Res Communis

Res Communis

Covers the legal aspects of human activities using aerospace technologies. From the University of Mississippi School of Law.

http://rescommunis.olemiss.edu/
  • Nov 27

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
    Source – Secure World Foundation: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
  • Nov 27

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England
    The Disasters Charter has been activated for a Flood in England: Flood in England Type of Event: Flood Location of Event: England, United Kingdom Date of Charter Activation: 27 November 2012 Charter Requestor: Environment Agency (of England…
  • Nov 26

    New DoD Space Policy

    New DoD Space Policy
    The United States Department of Defense has released a new Space Policy and a Fact Sheet on the Policy. The press release states: New DOD Space Policy Addresses Safety, Security, Access By Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service
Rank this Week: 47

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 50

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 49

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 6

    A Festschrift for Richard H. Helmholz

    A Festschrift for Richard H. Helmholz
    I’m very pleased to note the publication of the festschrift Studies in Canon Law and Common Law in Honor of R. H. Helmholz, edited by Troy L. Harris (Berkeley: The Robbins Collection, 2015).  “Richard Helmholz is a scholar,…
  • Jul 5

    Hovenkamp on "Classical" American Patent Law

    Hovenkamp on "Classical" American Patent Law
    Herbert J. Hovenkamp, University of Iowa College of Law, on The Emergence of Classical American Patent Law.An important historical debate has developed about whether the American Constitution was intended to be "classical" -- a term referring…
  • Jul 5

    Sunday Book Roundup

    Sunday Book Roundup
    There's plenty of Fourth of July and Founding Fathers themed book reviews and even a review of our blog's founder's most recent book. Here's a quick list of book reviews for weekend reading.Mary Dudziak's War Time: An Idea, Its History, Its…
Rank this Week: 52

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jul 6

    Death on the Border: Graves of Shame

    Death on the Border: Graves of Shame
    The Texas Observer has released this report by Investigative Fund reporter John Carlos Frey. "Mass Graves in Texas," explores the tragic reality of border-crossing for migrants who are left behind if injured. Many die on the Texas…
  • Jul 6

    Another Trial for Sheriff Joe Arpaio

    Another Trial for Sheriff Joe Arpaio
    Sheriff Joe Arpaio of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office (MSCO) cannot seem to stay out of the news. The Associated Press reports that the contempt-of-court case dogging Sheriff Arpaio is not his only legal trouble. He is scheduled for…
  • Jul 6

    Flight of the Rohingya

    Flight of the Rohingya
    Photo via European Commission DG ECHO Today, the NYT has a heartbreaking story about the flight of Rohingya from Myanmar. The Rohingya are a group of Muslim IDPs (internally displaced persons). "Stateless, shunned and persecuted,"…
Rank this Week: 51

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Jun 30

    Richard Mullen (AKA Mr. Mullen), Cape Elizabeth High School (CEHS) Teacher Extraordinaire

    Richard Mullen (AKA Mr. Mullen), Cape Elizabeth High School (CEHS) Teacher Extraordinaire
    Teaching at CEHS (including English, theatre, and speech & debate) 1976-Present. My most beloved teachers and mentors were those who challenged me. Junior year at Cape Elizabeth High School (CEHS), 1982-1983, I was challenged by Richard…
  • Jun 17

    17 Seconds #13

    17 Seconds #13
    Useful and quick. Clocktower uses value-based billing, which means that we charge for knowing where to hammer, not for hammering (see also http://www.erikjheels.com/1098.html). As such, we’ve published our updated price list (which is…
  • Jun 17

    Retiring My Retro Resume

    Retiring My Retro Resume
    A new bio, CV, resume for the next 50 years.             About 15 years ago, I started noticing that the video games I played in high school were being categorized as “retro” games. Similarly, many of…
Rank this Week: 54

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

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

    Three Dead In San Juan Capistrano Car Accident

    Three Dead In San Juan Capistrano Car Accident
    Sergio Lugo, 23, Juan Jesus Gutierrez, 26, and Guillermo Enrique Belman-Sanchez, 22, were all killed in a San Juan Capistrano car accident following a violent head-on crash. According to a KTLA news report, a Ford Focus traveling northbound…
  • Jun 25

    Teenager Killed In Huntington Beach Pedestrian Accident

    Teenager Killed In Huntington Beach Pedestrian Accident
    Mara Garcia, 13, was killed in a Huntington Beach pedestrian accident after a car struck her. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred the night of June 13, 2015 at Pacific Coast Highway and Ecology…
  • Jun 22

    California Woman Paralyzed After Hit-and-Run Crash

    California Woman Paralyzed After Hit-and-Run Crash
    Nicole Brown, a 25-year-old Rio del Mar woman who was struck in a hit-and-run crash on June 13, 2015, may never walk again, her family members have said. According to a news report in the Santa Cruz Sentinel, the incident occurred when Brown…
Rank this Week: 53

Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 55

Law Department Management Blog

Law Department Management Blog

Covers managing in-house counsel groups. By Rees Morrison.

http://www.lawdepartmentmanagementblog.com/
  • Mar 6

    Lawyer Resistance to Seeking Feedback from Their Client

    Lawyer Resistance to Seeking Feedback from Their Client
    by James S. Wilber, Esq., Altman Weil, Inc.   As companies continue to pay careful attention to controlling costs, law departments remain under scrutiny. Accordingly, in-house lawyers regularly look for ways to demonstrate value to their…
  • Feb 23

    Show foreign and domestic participants by level (Feb 23, 2015)

    Show foreign and domestic participants by level (Feb 23, 2015)
    Having completed a client satisfaction survey, you can sort your participants all kinds of ways. Let’s give an example by sorting the participants by level and then also identifying them by their office location. Assume that all we do…
  • Feb 18

    The Importance of Confidentiality in Law Department Client Survey

    The Importance of Confidentiality in Law Department Client Survey
    by James S. Wilber, Esq., Altman Weil, Inc.   Most law departments periodically use written or online surveys to gauge the satisfaction of clients with the services they (and outside counsel) provide. A question that often arises is…
Rank this Week: 57

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

http://www.inter-alia.net/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Do Lawyers Use Technology To Collaborate?

    Do Lawyers Use Technology To Collaborate?
    Way back in 2008, Dennis Kennedy and I wrote The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together – hard to believe it has been 7 years since we wrote that book! We recently decided to revisit…
  • Jan 5

    Are Technology Resolutions Important for Lawyers?

    Are Technology Resolutions Important for Lawyers?
    At this time of year, every year, you can count on a regular deluge of articles on New Year’s Resolutions, “getting a fresh start,” and all types of advice to suggest that everything you did last year was a failure, and…
  • Dec 1

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard
    For years, I have used (and recommended) two Bluetooth keyboards, primarily when I am using my iPad. I tend to use Apple’s Wireless Keyboard more; it’s reasonably thin and light, and I like that it’s a full-size…
Rank this Week: 56

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: 58

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

Covers topics related to civil litigation. By Maxwell S. Kennerly.

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

    Ted Frank And The Real Risk Of Class Action

    Ted Frank And The Real Risk Of Class Action
    Tort reformer Ted Frank and I have had our disagreements over the years. (See here and here.) In recent years, he has focused his work on filing objections to class action settlements through the Center for Class Action Fairness. Some of his…
  • May 26

    Your “Motion To Strike” My Witness’ Deposition Testimony Is Denied

    Your “Motion To Strike” My Witness’ Deposition Testimony Is Denied
    As I wrote three years ago, one of the ‘basics’ as a young litigator is to learn how to take a deposition. Depositions are so commonplace in civil litigation — even the smallest of soft-tissue limited-tort car accident cases…
  • Apr 8

    Phi Kappa Psi’s Doubtful Defamation Claim Against Rolling Stone

    Phi Kappa Psi’s Doubtful Defamation Claim Against Rolling Stone
    Rolling Stone’s recent article, “A Rape on Campus,” needs no introduction. (If you really need one, check the extensive Wikipedia article.) On April 5, Rolling Stone formally retracted the article and published an extensive…
Rank this Week: 66

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/
  • Jun 18

    Are e-auctions the ticket to lower legal fees?

    Are e-auctions the ticket to lower legal fees?
    According to Bloomberg BNA, Honeywell General Counsel Katherine Adams has determined that e-auctions are the ticket to lower legal fees. For those unfamiliar with the process, an e-auction is where the the corporate counsel throws chum in the…
  • Jun 17

    Have you hired an Innovation Intern?

    Have you hired an Innovation Intern?
    I just got an email from my friend John Kain in Australia.  John is the CEO/Managing Partner/Leader of the Pack (not sure of his title) of Kain C+C Lawyers in Adelaide.  John is as forward thinking as any lawyer I’ve meant,…
  • Apr 24

    Valorem Law Group Recognized by BTI Consulting as “Brand Elite”

    Valorem Law Group Recognized by BTI Consulting as “Brand Elite”
    I am normally reluctant to write about “us,” but I am so tickled a recent report recognizing Valorem as a “brand elite” firm that I am breaking from this general practice.  Thank you for this indulgence. Valorem…
Rank this Week: 59

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
Rank this Week: 67

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 29

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont
    The legislature further finds and declares that domestic violence is criminal conduct occurring between members of the same family or household which warrants stronger intervention than is presently authorized under New York's laws. The…
  • May 28

    Siler v. 146 Montague Assocs. (supra)

    Siler v. 146 Montague Assocs. (supra)
    Page 127 683 N.Y.S.2d 127 1998 N.Y. Slip Op. 12,018 Benita Nicasio MORALES, Respondent, v. COUNTY OF NASSAU, Appellant. Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department. Dec. 31, 1998. Page 128 Devitt, Spellman, Barrett, Callahan, Leyden…
  • May 28

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont
    1 The background of this supplemental proceeding is as follows: on January 15, 1993, on consent, petitioner wife obtained a final order of protection for one year directing that respondent shall not assault, menace, harass or recklessly…
Rank this Week: 65

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
Rank this Week: 64

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Apr 24

    Mylan's Dutch Pill

    Mylan's Dutch Pill
    Mylan, which moved its domicile last year to the Netherlands in an inversion transaction, has a new tool to deploy in its defense against an unwanted bid from Teva. Yesterday, the Financial Times noted that Mylan was preparing to deploy...
  • Apr 23

    Universal Demand and Merger Litigation

    Universal Demand and Merger Litigation
    For what it's worth, Chu and Zhao have released a paper, The Dark Side of Shareholder Litigation: Evidence from Corporate Takeovers, and the abstract: Exploiting the staggered adoption of universal demand (UD) laws by 23 states between 1989…
  • Apr 22

    Odds of Comcast-TWC Deal Going Through?

    Odds of Comcast-TWC Deal Going Through?
    By now a coin flip? -bjmq
Rank this Week: 60

First Impressions

First Impressions

Covers legal issues and news in Indiana. By Jennifer Mehalik of the Indiana Lawyer.

http://www.thinkfutureindiana.com/
  • Feb 11

    Business Expansion Update: Multi-Color Corporation

    Business Expansion Update: Multi-Color Corporation
    SCOTTSBURG, Ind. (Jan. 30, 2015) – Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ: LABL), a manufacturer of global label solutions, announced plans to expand its operations, creating up to 154 new jobs by 2020. The Batavia, Ohio-based company…
  • Feb 11

    Indiana Advancing Carbon Fiber Manufacturing

    Indiana Advancing Carbon Fiber Manufacturing
    INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 9, 2015) – Indiana will participate in a public-private partnership to expand research, development and job creation in composite material technology, with the U.S. Department of Energy’s selection today of…
  • Feb 11

    Aerorepair Announces Indy Satellite Facility

    Aerorepair Announces Indy Satellite Facility
    INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 13, 2015) – AeroRepair Corp., an aircraft maintenance service provider, announced plans today to locate a satellite facility here, creating up to 27 new jobs by 2018. The Londonderry, New Hampshire-based…
Rank this Week: 62

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 63

Manpower Employment Blawg

Manpower Employment Blawg

Covers employment law. By Mark Toth.Covers employment law. By Mark Toth.

http://manpowerblogs.com
  • Nov 26

    DECEMBER WORKPLACE CELEBRATIONS

    DECEMBER WORKPLACE CELEBRATIONS
    To help ensure that you stay on top of all the latest workplace developments, the following is our guide to some of the lesser-known holidays your employees might be observing in December.
  • Nov 20

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
    The Blawg is truly really extremely very THANKFUL for each and every one of its wonderful visitors.
  • Nov 19

    FACEBOOK FESTIVAL FROLICKING = FMLA FRAUD FIRING?

    FACEBOOK FESTIVAL FROLICKING = FMLA FRAUD FIRING?
    Last week, we asked you to be the judge in a rather fascinating FMLA case. To review … The Fact
Rank this Week: 61

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Jul 6

    FERC Concerned with Viability of CE FLNG Project

    FERC Concerned with Viability of CE FLNG Project
    FERC Staff has sent a letter to CE FLNG, LLC (CE FLNG), an affiliate of Cambridge Energy Group Limited,  regarding the status of its proposed self-propelled floating LNG export terminal on the Mississippi River near Baptiste Collette…
  • Jul 2

    FERC Initiates Pre-Filing Process for Venture Global Plaquemines LNG Project

    FERC Initiates Pre-Filing Process for Venture Global Plaquemines LNG Project
    FERC has granted Venture Global Plaquemines LNG, LLC’s (Plaquemines LNG) request to begin pre-filing review for the proposed 2,800 MMcf/day liquefaction and export terminal to be located near river mile marker 55 on the west side of the…
  • Jul 2

    Environmental Assessment of Woodfibre LNG Project Paused For First Nation Consultation

    Environmental Assessment of Woodfibre LNG Project Paused For First Nation Consultation
    The Vancouver Sun reports that the British Columbia (B.C.) Environmental Assessment Office has, at Woodfibre LNG’s request, suspended its review of Woodfibre LNG’s proposed 2.1 million metric tonnes/year liquefaction and LNG…
Rank this Week: 69

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 6

    Call for Submissions: Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law

    Call for Submissions: Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law
    The Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law has issued a call for submissions on the theme "Contemporary Armed Conflicts and their Implications for International Humanitarian Law" for its forthcoming volume 18. The call is here.
  • Jul 6

    Call for Submissions: Transnational Environmental Law

    Call for Submissions: Transnational Environmental Law
    Transnational Environmental Law has issued a call for submissions for a special issue in recognition of its fifth anniversary. The theme is: "Common but Differentiated Responsibilities." The call is here.
  • Jul 6

    Fichtelberg: Hybrid Tribunals: A Comparative Examination

    Fichtelberg: Hybrid Tribunals: A Comparative Examination
    Aaron Fichtelberg (Univ. of Delaware - Sociology and Criminal Justice) has published Hybrid Tribunals: A Comparative Examination (Springer 2015). Here's the abstract:This book examines hybrid tribunals created in Sierra Leone, Kosovo,…
Rank this Week: 71

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jul 6

    Wrongful Death Not Bound By Arbitration Agreement

    Wrongful Death Not Bound By Arbitration Agreement
    McKnights reported that the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to decline to review a decision by the Oklahoma Supreme Court regarding whether or not a pre-incident mandatory arbitration agreement allegedly signed by a deceased nursing home…
  • Jul 5

    Building Better Nursing Home

    Building Better Nursing Home
    The Atlantic had an interesting article on how to improve the quality of care in the nursing home industry.  “Nursing homes have been run the same way for decades, in part to meet government regulations and to qualify for…
  • Jul 4

    Happy Fourth of July!

    Happy Fourth of July!
    … Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 70

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: 68

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 6

    "HRW to US: Adopt new criminal justice reform bill"

    "HRW to US: Adopt new criminal justice reform bill"
    Jurist has the story. In part: Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] on Thursday said that the SAFE Justice Act, a US criminal justice reform bill introduced in June, could better protect prisoners' rights and increase fairness in…
  • Jul 6

    Stolzenberg & Lyon on Questioning Children in Sex Abuse Case

    Stolzenberg & Lyon on Questioning Children in Sex Abuse Case
    Stacia N. Stolzenberg and Thomas D. Lyon (Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Criminology & Criminal Justice and University of Southern California - Gould School of Law) have posted “Where Were Your Clothes?” Eliciting…
  • Jul 6

    Smith on Sexual Violence Against Boys in Custody

    Smith on Sexual Violence Against Boys in Custody
    Brenda V. Smith (American University - Washington College of Law) has posted Boys, Rape and Masculinity: Reclaiming Boys’ Narratives of Sexual Violence in Custody (North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 93, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:…
Rank this Week: 73

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Jul 6

    Maasdam and Summit Lose Propulsion

    Maasdam and Summit Lose Propulsion
    Cruise ships losing power or propulsion have been a dime a dozen in recent years.   But two major cruise ships losing propulsion and being stranded in an U.S. port seems just a tad unusual. That seems to be the situation with the Holland…
  • Jul 5

    Recent Overboard Reveals Irresponsibility of Cruise Industry & Coast Guard

    Recent Overboard Reveals Irresponsibility of Cruise Industry & Coast Guard
    This weekend I watched the 48 HOURS' episode of the disappearance of Royal Caribbean cruise passenger George Smith from the Brilliance of the Seas in July 2005.  There were no alarms that sounded when Mr. Smith was thrown over his…
  • Jul 3

    NCL Crew Member Reported Overboard from the Norwegian Sun in Alaska

    NCL Crew Member Reported Overboard from the Norwegian Sun in Alaska
    Several NCL crew members reported to me that a crew member aboard the Norwegian Sun went overboard early yesterday morning while the Sun was proceeding to Juneau, Alaska. The crew member reportedly went overboard before the cruise ship…
Rank this Week: 72

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Jul 6

    Was Security Adequate? Our Legal Take: Omar Moore Shot, Killed in Ashgrove Apartment Robbery

    Was Security Adequate? Our Legal Take: Omar Moore Shot, Killed in Ashgrove Apartment Robbery
    Local News 24-year-old Omar Moore was reportedly shot and killed during a robbery at the Ashgrove Apartments in Stone Mountain Monday morning, July 6, 2015. According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, officers responded to a…
  • Jun 26

    Developing a Safe Nightlife Atmosphere: Preventing Nightclub Sexual Assault

    Developing a Safe Nightlife Atmosphere: Preventing Nightclub Sexual Assault
    The DC Metropolitan Police Department has released their Best Practices for Nightlife Establishments report, outlining how nightclub owners can develop a safe nightlife atmosphere for patrons. While the full report addresses a variety of…
  • Jun 26

    How Safe Is Your Nightclub? NYPD Releases Nightclub Security Best Practice

    How Safe Is Your Nightclub? NYPD Releases Nightclub Security Best Practice
    Following a spree of violent nightclub crime, which resulted in the death of two young women, the NYPD has formulated a set of best practices “in order to guide the nightlife industry in making itself more accountable and preventing the…
Rank this Week: 79

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/
  • Jul 3

    Working on Vacation?

    Working on Vacation?
    As the Fourth of July holiday is upon us, it is a good time to consider the following question: should non-exempt employees be compensated for time spent responding to work-related emails, texts, etc. It is extremely common for workers to...
  • Jul 2

    The Purloined Letters -- Update

    The Purloined Letters -- Update
    I posted last year on Ms. Saavedra’s plight – and its implications for employees more generally – when the New Jersey Appellate Division last year upheld an indictment against a worker for removing documents for use in her employment…
  • Jul 1

    Are Ride-Sharing Companies Exempt from FLSA Overtime Because They Operate a Taxicab Business?

    Are Ride-Sharing Companies Exempt from FLSA Overtime Because They Operate a Taxicab Business?
    In recent legal challenges, Uber, Lyft, and other so-called “ride-sharing” companies have argued that the drivers who contract with them are independent contractors, not their employees, for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)…
Rank this Week: 78

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

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

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Jun 12

    Day Care’s Can Be E. coli Friendly and Dangerous to Kid

    Day Care’s Can Be E. coli Friendly and Dangerous to Kid
    The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has provided the following update to a E. coli investigation at Learning Vine Daycare in Greenwood County: At this time,... Continue Reading
  • Jun 11

    South Carolina Learning Vine Daycare E. coli Link

    South Carolina Learning Vine Daycare E. coli Link
    Learning Vine on Overland Drive in Greenwood shut down voluntarily on Monday.  The closure followed the death of 2-year-old Myles Mayfield, of Greenwood, who died from hemolytic uremic syndrome, a... Continue Reading
  • Jun 4

    Elk with E. coli Recalled

    Elk with E. coli Recalled
    Frontiere Natural Meats, LLC, a Denver, Colorado establishment, is recalling 1,640 pounds of ground elk meat that may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7). E. coli... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 77

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

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

http://www.minnesota-litigator.com/
  • Nov 14

    “A Question of Exceptional Importance”

    “A Question of Exceptional Importance”
    Update (November 14, 2014): Since my earlier post on Bruce Carneil Webster’s case, below (the death penalty case in which Dorsey & Whitney lawyers are fighting for Webster, a mentally retarded man on death row), Webster lost the…
  • Nov 13

    Yet Another Minnesota Attorneys’ Fee Hair Cut: Green v. BMW.

    Yet Another Minnesota Attorneys’ Fee Hair Cut: Green v. BMW.
    Update (November 13, 2014): This endless case might be nearing its end, with the Minnesota Court of Appeals’ dramatic reduction in the trial court’s award of the victorious Plaintiff’s lawyers’ fees. We conclude…
  • Nov 12

    Too Much Sugar is Bad For You (Like Tens of Thousands of Tons for Millions of Dollars)

    Too Much Sugar is Bad For You (Like Tens of Thousands of Tons for Millions of Dollars)
    Update (November 12, 2014): It seems with each filing (as described below) the news gets worse for defendant U.S. Sugar Company in this case, which appears to be about the defendant’s misfortune of buying sugar at historic high prices…
Rank this Week: 75

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

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

http://federalcrimesblog.com
Rank this Week: 76

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 74

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Jul 6

    Attention Present and Past Coauthors: Get a Mac So We Can Switch to Page

    Attention Present and Past Coauthors: Get a Mac So We Can Switch to Page
    If you are now or ever wish to be a coauthor of mine, please -- pretty please -- switch to a Mac so we can use pages. Microsoft Word for Macs has crashed on me twice this am when trying to save a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Jul 4

    Bishop on Professor Bainbridge on S.B. 75 and the Delaware Bar

    Bishop on Professor Bainbridge on S.B. 75 and the Delaware Bar
    Keith Paul Bishop blogs about my new article (Fee Shifting: Delaware's Self-Inflicted Wound; available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2624750). [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jul 3

    Behrens & Hitchcock Ode to Picasso (Napa Valley) 2006 w/ BBQ Chicken

    Behrens & Hitchcock Ode to Picasso (Napa Valley) 2006 w/ BBQ Chicken
    Dinner tonight was barbecued chicken, corn on the cob, and watermelon. I used store bought BBQ sauce (Stubbs Original) on free range skin-on, bone-in breasts and thighs. I brined the chicken for 1... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 80

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 6

    Never too late: if you missed the IPKat last week ...

    Never too late: if you missed the IPKat last week ...
    Here once again is our ever-dependable friend Alberto Bellan's take on last week's substantive Katposts, specially designed to facilitate a swift catch-up for those good folk whose professional, academic, commercial or romantic commitments…
  • Jul 6

    Monday miscellany

    Monday miscellany
    Two heads can be more effective than one,at least if they can think independently ..."Who are the addressees of the InfoSoc three-step test?" Readers of the 1709 Blog may have noticed fellow Kat Eleonora's excited post this morning which…
  • Jul 6

    The General Court Declines to visit Nagoya - challenges inadmissible

    The General Court Declines to visit Nagoya - challenges inadmissible
    This Kat reported that August that German and Dutch associations of plant breeders had challenged EU Regulation 511/2014 (the Regulation implementing the Nagoya Protocol and setting out compliance measures for EU users) before the…
Rank this Week: 83

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Jul 6

    How Lawyers Can Avoid Burnout

    How Lawyers Can Avoid Burnout
    Lawyers are “paid worriers,” prone to anxiety, and likely be perfectionists and pessimists, according to several former attorneys and current health care professionals who spoke to ABA Journal. Studies have shown that lawyers…
  • Jul 3

    Saving Big Law from the Robot Apocalypse

    Saving Big Law from the Robot Apocalypse
    Editor’s Note: The author of this post is the chief marketing officer at Haynes and Boone. This is the final installment of a two-part series. By Murray Coffey, Chief Marketing Officer, Haynes and Boone…
  • Jul 2

    Prep for the Big Interview

    Prep for the Big Interview
    When you are interviewing for a new in-house counsel job, being ready to ask the right questions is key: “Be prepared for the great switch – the point in the interview when the interviewer turns the table and asks if you have any…
Rank this Week: 82

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Jul 3

    Peoria Police to Test for POLICE OFFICER in October

    Peoria Police to Test for POLICE OFFICER in October
    Get your application in, prepare yourself, get in shape, (physical, character, mental) and be ready to begin testing in October. http://www.peoriagov.org/peoria-police-department/police-career-opportunities/The City of Peoria conducts an…
  • Jun 30

    AELE's Law Enforcement Legal Center Offers a Comprehensive Listing of Police Body Worn Camera Resource

    AELE's Law Enforcement Legal Center Offers a Comprehensive Listing of Police Body Worn Camera Resource
    See: http://www.aele.org/bwc-info.htmlAmericans for Effective Law Enforcement was formed in 1966. The Law Enforcement Legal Center was begun in 1973.  Both are based near Chicago, Illinois.  The AELE website notes it is a…
  • Jun 22

    Candidate for a legal assistant/paralegal position!

    Candidate for a legal assistant/paralegal position!
    Cordis & Cordis is searching for a candidate for a legal assistant/paralegal position.  Our office is in Princeville, Illinois (9 miles northwest of Dunlap) and has been in existence for 43 years.  Given that our practice is a…
Rank this Week: 84

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/
  • Jun 30

    Teenager Killed In Newport Beach Car Accident

    Teenager Killed In Newport Beach Car Accident
    Spencer Becker, 17, was killed in a Newport Beach car accident after the SUV he was driving collided with a sedan at a street intersection. According to a news report in The Daily Pilot, the fatal accident occurred at the intersection of…
  • Jun 29

    Teenager Killed In Huntington Beach DUI Crash

    Teenager Killed In Huntington Beach DUI Crash
    Ethan McEnally, 14, was killed in a Huntington Beach car crash, which officials say, was caused by a suspected drunk driver who crashed head-on into the vehicle in which the boy was a passenger. According to a news report in The Orange County…
  • Jun 22

    Couple Killed In Arleta DUI Collision

    Couple Killed In Arleta DUI Collision
    Two people were killed in a car accident in Arleta, which officials say, involved a suspected DUI driver. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Daily News, the fatal crash occurred the night of June 19, 2015 at the intersection of…
Rank this Week: 87

Product Liability Law Blog

Product Liability Law Blog

Covers defective product topics such as auto recalls, automotive product liability, defective seatbelt and restraint systems, electrical product defects, and toxic tort/environmental cases. By The Gilbert Law Group

http://productliabilitylawblog.com/
  • Jun 28

    Dangers of Third Row Seats Collapsing

    Dangers of Third Row Seats Collapsing
    Many of today’s sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and crossovers now include a third row of seats. Once common only in passenger vans, consumer demands have prompted automakers to start packing third row seats into SUVs. Unfortunately,…
  • Jun 26

    Preventing and Surviving an SUV Rollover Accident

    Preventing and Surviving an SUV Rollover Accident
    Rollover accidents are among the most violent and costly types of car accidents on the road. Only three percent of car crashes involve a rollover, but rollovers are responsible for roughly a third of auto accident fatalities. SUVs are…
  • Jun 22

    James Gilbert on What to Do If You Are Injured in a Car Accident

    James Gilbert on What to Do If You Are Injured in a Car Accident
    There are a number of things you need to do if you or someone you care about has been injured in a car accident. Watch James L. Gilbert of The Gilbert Law Group explain what steps you should take after being injured in an accident.
Rank this Week: 85

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers various ERISA, disability, health, and life insurance issues. By Kantor & Kantor.

http://www.californiainsurancelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 86

Our News & Stories

Our News & Stories

Features Penn Law news.

http://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/news/
  • Aug 24

    Penn Law launches innovative program in Latin American & Latino Studie

    Penn Law launches innovative program in Latin American & Latino Studie
    In recognition of the mounting importance of Latin America as both a rapidly growing global legal market and the hub of much U.S. immigration debate, the University of Pennsylvania Law School has established the innovative Certificate of…
  • Aug 17

    Alumni spotlight: Noam Dworman L’87

    Alumni spotlight: Noam Dworman L’87
    The Comedy Cellar opened in 1980, long after venues such as the 1960s-era Improv set the tone. But the Comedy Cellar made comic hay just the same, earning sell-out after sell-out of its 115-seat room as well as a string of accolades including…
  • Aug 12

    Summer employment dispatch: Alicia Zhang L’16

    Summer employment dispatch: Alicia Zhang L’16
    This dispatch from Alicia Zhang L'16 is one in a series of firsthand accounts by Law School students about how their summer employment opportunities are preparing them for their legal careers. Zhang is from Austin, TX.
Rank this Week: 81

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Jul 6

    The Nuts and Bolts of XKEYSCORE

    The Nuts and Bolts of XKEYSCORE
    I've been reading through the 48 classified documents about the NSA's XKEYSCORE system released by the Intercept last week. From the article: The NSA's XKEYSCORE program, first revealed by The Guardian, sweeps up countless people's Internet…
  • Jul 6

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The vote count on the “greferendum” is in, and Greek citizens have decisively voted "no" (or "oxi"). Despite the potential for exorbitant fallout, the Greeks rejected the terms of an international bailout that would have required…
  • Jul 6

    Two Developments in Al Warafi's End of War Challenge

    Two Developments in Al Warafi's End of War Challenge
    I caught development one on social media last week: It seems Judge Royce Lamberth has set a hearing on Mukhtar Al Warafi's bid to end his detention at Guantanamo. The former Taliban medic, as readers well know, claims that assertions by…
Rank this Week: 88

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jul 6

    After Board Closes UNC Law School Poverty Center, Gene Nichol Launches New Poverty Research Fund

    After Board Closes UNC Law School Poverty Center, Gene Nichol Launches New Poverty Research Fund
    Following up on my previous post, North Carolina Senate Cuts $3 Million From UNC Law School Budget: 'The Gene Nichol Transfer Amendment': WRAL, Nichol Opens New Research Project at UNC Law: The Center on Poverty at UNC School of Law may have…
  • Jul 6

    Lipshaw: Law Schools Whose Rankings Are Helped (Or Hurt) By Their Law Review

    Lipshaw: Law Schools Whose Rankings Are Helped (Or Hurt) By Their Law Review
    Following up on last week's post, 2015 Brophy Law School Rankings: Median LSAT, Full-Time J.D.-Required Jobs, And Law Review Citations: Jeff Lipshaw (Suffolk), Playing With Al Brophy's Alternative Law School Rankings - Student Centered vs.…
  • Jul 6

    The Tax Underpinnings Of The Greek Financial Crisi

    The Tax Underpinnings Of The Greek Financial Crisi
    Washington Post, Why Greece and Germany Just Don’t Get Along, in 15 Charts: Despite a crisis that has sometimes threatened the global economy — and maybe today, still does — Greece and Germany have just not been able to get along. Both…
Rank this Week: 90

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: 92