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The Legal Blog.in

The Legal Blog.in

Covers Indian court decisions.

http://www.legalblog.in/
Rank this Week: 42

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
  • May 1

    Charon to be restaurant critic….

    Charon to be restaurant critic….
    Originally posted on Charon QC:You may find this truly astonishing, but I have been invited by Della Croft, the MD of Law And More, of which more later, and Vanessa Wozniak, the Editor of the LawandMore online magazine ……to be…
  • Oct 11

    Tweet du Jour…

    Tweet du Jour…
    I really must get back to some ‘sensible’ blogging.  I shall find my Panama Hat which aids thinking while writing and do so… I note that a future prime minister and the present ‘incumbent’ are in this…
  • Oct 11

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”
    Came across this Lord Shagger nonsense while ‘perusing’ my Charon files.  I think I may have to do a few more Lord Shagger posts now that the legal year is under way.  I may even be able to do/shoehorn in some vaguely…
Rank this Week: 49

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: 41

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 45

Texas Personal Injury Attorney…

Texas Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Texas accidents. By Schechter McElwee Shaffer & Harris, L.L.P.

http://www.smslegal.com/blog
  • Jun 4

    GM Fires 15 In Wake Of Report on Fatally Defective Ignition Switche

    GM Fires 15 In Wake Of Report on Fatally Defective Ignition Switche
    Fifteen employees were fired and five others disciplined after an internal investigation into GM’s handling of defective ignition switches, which have been linked to at least 13 fatalities. The investigation follows a recall in February…
  • Jun 1

    8 People Rescued from Burning Fishing Boat near Freeport

    8 People Rescued from Burning Fishing Boat near Freeport
    Eight people were rescued Saturday from a burning fishing vessel off the coast of Freeport in Southeast Texas, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. A crewmember from a 48-foot fishing boat called the Coast Guard early Saturday evening to report…
  • May 28

    Chemical Accident at Plant Sends Workers to Hospital

    Chemical Accident at Plant Sends Workers to Hospital
    Workers exposed to chlorine gas at a Georgia vegetable plant were taken to a hospital, according to fire department officials. Sixteen workers were decontaminated and released in good condition, while three were admitted to the hospital. An…
Rank this Week: 47

The Justice Blog

The Justice Blog

The Official Blog of the United States Department of Justice.

http://blogs.justice.gov/main/
Rank this Week: 53

Texas Construction Accident Blog

Texas Construction Accident Blog

Covers Texas construction accidents and workplace safety. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.texas-construction-accident-attorney.com
  • Nov 15

    Fort Worth, TX Workers Injured by Falling Awning at Abandoned Store

    Fort Worth, TX Workers Injured by Falling Awning at Abandoned Store
    Two workers were injured in Fort Worth, TX by a falling awning on November 14, 2012. The workers were attempting to remove the awning as part of a renovation project for Gateway Church at an abandoned grocery store. The men sustained nonfatal…
  • Nov 12

    John Goode Killed At Stephen F. Austin University After Tree-Cutting Accident

    John Goode Killed At Stephen F. Austin University After Tree-Cutting Accident
    According to local news reports, 39-year old John Goode, an employee of Drewery Tree Service’s tree cutting business, was killed on November 9, 2012 after a work accident. Goode was trimming trees at Stephen F. Austin University and was at…
  • Nov 8

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him

    Amarillo, TX Mechanic Injured After 18-Wheeler Falls On Him
    Amarillo, TX news reports said that a 28-year old mechanic, who was not named, was injured on November 7, 2012 at a local garage after the 18-wheeler that he working underneath fell on top of him. The mechanic reportedly sustained critical,…
Rank this Week: 37

The Am Law Daily

The Am Law Daily

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence. From The American Lawyer.

http://amlawdaily.typepad.com/amlawdaily/
  • May 4

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home
    If you're looking for news about the business of law as practiced by the biggest, wealthiest law firms in the United States and the rest of the world, and stories about the lawyers who work at those firms, please visit the newly redesigned Am…
  • Apr 23

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal
    The British mobile phone service provider will acquire business telecommunications company Cable & Wireless Worldwide.
  • Apr 23

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal
    Nestle will acquire pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's infant nutrition business to expand its own global presence in the formula market. Mayer Brown, Skadden, Clifford Chance, and DLA Piper all have roles on the transaction.
Rank this Week: 48

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • May 23

    Takeaways from Former CIA Director Brennan's Testimony Today

    Takeaways from Former CIA Director Brennan's Testimony Today
    Former CIA Director John Brennan testified before the House Permanent Select Committee today on Russian interference in the 2016 election, sketching a fuller picture of the origins of the intelligence community’s investigation into…
  • May 23

    What the Manchester Attack Shows Us About How the Terrorism Danger has Evolved

    What the Manchester Attack Shows Us About How the Terrorism Danger has Evolved
    The latest atrocity claimed by the Islamic State—the killing of at least 22 people, many of them children, at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester—illustrates how the terrorism threat has evolved. The United Kingdom, after all,…
  • May 23

    Last Week at the Military Commission

    Last Week at the Military Commission
    The Military Commissions were busy last week in the case against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Walid bin Attash, Ramzi bin al-Shibh, Ammar al-Baluchi, and Mustafa Ahmad al Hawsawi. In summarizing what happened, we’re experimenting with a new…
Rank this Week: 61

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • May 23

    Making Friends with Fido

    Making Friends with Fido
    The Institute, a 501(c)(3) organization, conducts oncology research and education. The Institute is currently interested in designing and implementing a pet therapy program. The program would reach out primarily to children and the elderly in…
  • May 23

    For Whom Does the Bell Toll?

    For Whom Does the Bell Toll?
    Frank Ostaseski has travelled alongside over 1,000 hospice care patients as they have taken the final steps toward the end of life. Despite such a melancholy subject matter, Ostaseski encourages his audiences to learn about death; to sit down…
  • May 23

    Michael Jackson's Estate Poised for Suit

    Michael Jackson's Estate Poised for Suit
    Both Lifetime and Netflix have soon-to-be-released movies with Michael Jackson as their centerpiece. While it may be unthinkable to release a cinematic depiction of the beloved pop star absent his unique music balancing the soundtrack, the…
Rank this Week: 82

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    GPS Devices to Be Removed From Many Missouri Sex Offender

    GPS Devices to Be Removed From Many Missouri Sex Offender
    5-23-17 Missouri: A preliminary injunction will require Missouri to remove GPS monitoring devices from hundreds of sex offenders after they were recently required to wear them. ST. LOUIS (AP) — A court ruling requires Missouri to at least…
  • May 22

    Debate over sex offenders moves to court as California undertakes prison parole overhaul

    Debate over sex offenders moves to court as California undertakes prison parole overhaul
    5-22-17 California: A Los Angeles-based nonprofit is claiming California prison officials have undermined last fall’s ballot measure to overhaul the state’s parole process by excluding sex offenders from consideration for early…
  • May 19

    How to Measure 1,000 Feet for the Sex Offender Residential Restriction

    How to Measure 1,000 Feet for the Sex Offender Residential Restriction
    5-20-17 North Carolina: Under G.S. 14-208.16, a registered sex offender may not reside “within 1,000 feet of the property on which any public or nonpublic school or child care center is located.” What’s the right way to measure those…
Rank this Week: 80

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • May 23

    South Korea former president denies all charges as trial open

    South Korea former president denies all charges as trial open
    South Korea’s impeached president denied all charges and pleaded not guilty on Tuesday in her first court appearance at Seoul Central District Court [official website]. Former conservative party leader Park Guen-hye [BBC profile] was…
  • May 23

    Apple and Nokia settle ongoing patent dispute

    Apple and Nokia settle ongoing patent dispute
    After a six-month legal dispute [text, PDF] over the right to use patents and other intellectual property, Apple and Nokia [corporate websites] reached a settlement [press release] Tuesday that covers all ends of the lawsuits filed. The suit…
  • May 23

    Mississippi parents file suit against state's public education system

    Mississippi parents file suit against state's public education system
    The Southern Poverty Law Center [advocacy website] filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] on Tuesday alleging that Mississippi is failing to uphold its obligations under a federal law that enabled it to rejoin the union after the Civil War. The law…
Rank this Week: 67

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer…

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers motorcycle accidents and rider safety. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.chicagomotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 23

    Fatal Mt. Olive Motorcycle Accident

    Fatal Mt. Olive Motorcycle Accident
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident in Mt. Olive (Macoupin County) on Monday (May 22, 2017) night. Details on the accident appear to be somewhat limited. According to the Macoupin County Coroner, the motorcyclist, identified as Robert Welch…
  • May 22

    Fatal Mt. Vernon Motorcycle Collision

    Fatal Mt. Vernon Motorcycle Collision
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday morning (May 21, 2017) in downtown Mt. Vernon. The accident occurred at 10:19 a.m., at the intersection of Main Street and 13th Street. The accident involved a collision between a motorcycle,…
  • May 22

    Fatal Greene County Motorcycle Accident

    Fatal Greene County Motorcycle Accident
    There was a fatal motorcycle accident Sunday evening (May 21, 2017) in Greene County. According to information provided by the Illinois State Police (ISP), the accident happened on U.S. 67. An excerpt from The Telegraph article of May 22,…
Rank this Week: 71

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • May 23

    News Scan

    News Scan
    The Manchester Bombing:  As expected, the suicide bomber who exploded a bomb killing 22 (so far) at a concert in Manchester was a young Muslim.  Fox News reports that British police identified the bomber as 22-year-old Salman…
  • May 23

    Celebrating Murder

    Celebrating Murder
    Seth Barron writes in the City Journal:The announcement that the 2017 Puerto Rican Day Parade would honor seditionist and Puerto Rican independentista Oscar López Rivera as a "National Freedom Hero" has led several sponsors of the…
  • May 23

    How Much Does Increased Incarceration Contribute to Decreased Crime?

    How Much Does Increased Incarceration Contribute to Decreased Crime?
    No one doubts that the increased use of mandatory minimum sentencing laws has contributed, likely significantly, to the big increase in the prison population from 1990-2010 (it has dropped since then).The next question crucial to our…
Rank this Week: 57

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

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

    Colorado Supreme Court rules Graham and Miller do not limit aggregate term-of-years sentence

    Colorado Supreme Court rules Graham and Miller do not limit aggregate term-of-years sentence
    Yesterday I noted in this post a Minnesota Supreme Court ruling from last week that resisted extending the Supreme Court's recent limits on LWOP sentences for juvenile offenders to aggregate lengthy sentences for multiple crimes. Perhaps…
  • May 23

    "The Effects of Racial Profiling, Taste-Based Discrimination, and Enforcer Liability on Crime"

    "The Effects of Racial Profiling, Taste-Based Discrimination, and Enforcer Liability on Crime"
    The title of this post is the title of this new paper by Murat Mungan now available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: The literature contains ambiguous findings as to whether statistical discrimination, e.g. in the form of racial profiling,...
  • May 23

    "How Far Can Jeff Sessions Take His Crime War?"

    "How Far Can Jeff Sessions Take His Crime War?"
    The question in the title of this post is the headline of this astute New Republic piece by David Dagan that provides lots of useful context, old and new, for the work and rhetoric coming from AG Jeff Sessions and...
Rank this Week: 74

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    NCLAT Order under Section 7 of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016

    NCLAT Order under Section 7 of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016
    [Post by Diksha Jain, who is a 5thyear student at the National Law University, Jodhpur]The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) in its order dated 15 May 2017 in Innoventive Industries Ltd. v. ICICI Bank has ruled on certain…
  • May 21

    Buddh Circuit a Permanent Establishment of Formula One: Supreme Court

    Buddh Circuit a Permanent Establishment of Formula One: Supreme Court
    [In the following post, Akash Santosh Loya, who is a IIIrd Year Student, 5-year B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) Course, National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi, provides a summary of a recent Supreme Court decision that has implications for…
  • May 20

    Supreme Court Order on “Relevant Turnover”

    Supreme Court Order on “Relevant Turnover”
    [The following post is contributed by Akshay Bhatia, who is a 4th year student at the National Law University Odisha]The Supreme Court (SC) in its order on 8 May, 2017 in Excel Crop Care Limited v. the Competition Commission of India has…
Rank this Week: 65

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • May 22

    Pledging American Exceptionalism: US Supreme Court Justice Gorsuch on International Law

    Pledging American Exceptionalism: US Supreme Court Justice Gorsuch on International Law
    by Anthea Roberts by Anthea Roberts [Anthea Roberts is an Associate Professor at the School of Regulation and Global Governance, Australian National University.] American exceptionalism is nothing new. Nor are debates about whether it is…
  • May 22

    American Law Institute Approves First Portions of Restatement on Foreign Relations Law (Fourth)

    American Law Institute Approves First Portions of Restatement on Foreign Relations Law (Fourth)
    by Julian Ku by Julian Ku Big news (for international law nerds)! The full membership of the American Law Institute has approved the first three sections of the new Restatement of U.S. Foreign Relations Law (Fourth).  This is the first…
  • May 14

    Bemba, et al. Sentencing Decision: A Victory with a Bitter Taste

    Bemba, et al. Sentencing Decision: A Victory with a Bitter Taste
    by Ekaterina Kopylova by Ekaterina Kopylova [Ekaterina Kopylova is a PhD candidate at MGIMO-University, Moscow, and a former Legal Assistant with the ICC Office of the Prosecutor.] On March 22, 2017, Trial Chamber VII of the International…
Rank this Week: 64

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • May 22

    EAU otorga nacionalidad a hijos de madres nacionales casadas con extranjero

    EAU otorga nacionalidad a hijos de madres nacionales casadas con extranjero
    Siguiendo las instrucciones del Jeque Califa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, presidente de los Emiratos Árabes Unidos, EAU, el comité creado para revisar el otorgamiento de nacionalidad a hijos de madres nacionales casadas con extranjeros,…
  • May 22

    Sudáfrica revisa constitucionalidad de la prescripción de abuso sexual a menore

    Sudáfrica revisa constitucionalidad de la prescripción de abuso sexual a menore
    Ante el Tribunal Superior de Johannesburgo, Sudáfrica, se está desarrollando un interesante proceso en el que se recurre la constitucionalidad del artículo que dispone que los delitos de abuso sexual a menores de edad,…
  • May 22

    Vacunas obligatorias en Italia

    Vacunas obligatorias en Italia
    El viernes de la semana pasada, el gabinete italiano aprobó un decreto mediante el cual el esquema de vacunación se hace obligatorio a niños de hasta seis años de edad, y se amplía el número de…
Rank this Week: 81

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    Patent venue restricted in Supreme Court TC Heartland case by 8-0 vote

    Patent venue restricted in Supreme Court TC Heartland case by 8-0 vote
    Reuters noted: The justices ruled 8-0 that patent suits can be filed only in courts located in the jurisdiction where the targeted company is incorporated.
  • May 21

    The CAFC works through a chemical doctrine of equivalents case in Mylan v. Aurobindo

    The CAFC works through a chemical doctrine of equivalents case in Mylan v. Aurobindo
    The first paragraph of Mylan v. Aurobindo:Aurobindo Pharma Ltd., Aurobindo Pharma USA Inc.,and Auromedics Pharma LLC (together, “Aurobindo”)appeal from a decision of the United States District Courtfor the Eastern District of…
  • May 21

    Did Sheriff David Clarke copy without attribution?

    Did Sheriff David Clarke copy without attribution?
    A post by ANDREW KACZYNSKI at TriState titled Sheriff David Clarke plagiarized portions of his master's thesis on homeland security has text:In all instances reviewed by CNN's KFile, Clarke lifts language from sources and credits them…
Rank this Week: 62

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 78

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

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

    Suing for false advertising as abuse of proce

    Suing for false advertising as abuse of proce
    Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. v. Scranton Products, Inc., 2017 WL 2126320, No. 14-CV-00853 (M.D. Pa. May 16, 2017)In May 2014 SP sued Bobrick, alleging that it “carefully orchestrated a campaign to scare architects, product…
  • May 22

    A box size whopper? Slack fill claims for candy continue

    A box size whopper? Slack fill claims for candy continue
    Bratton v. Hershey Co., 2017 WL 2126864, No. 16–cv–4322 (W.D. Mo. May 16, 2017)Bratton sued over alleged slack fill in Reese’s Pieces and Whoppers candy boxes.  He alleged that:Consumers spend an average of 13 seconds…
  • May 22

    coffee cup lid trade dress survives functionality challenge

    coffee cup lid trade dress survives functionality challenge
    If I have the right image of the defendant's coffee cup lid, this is a good example of the difficulties separating scope from validity: the challenged design is noticeably different from the registered design, and it seems to me that the case…
Rank this Week: 58

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/
  • May 22

    Mala Corbin on Clerks, Free Speech, and Marriage License

    Mala Corbin on Clerks, Free Speech, and Marriage License
    Caroline Mala Corbin (Miami) has just posted a new essay on SSRN that hits several of the workplace social issues sweet spots connected with LGBTQ rights and claims of conscience: A Free Speech Tale of Two County Clerk Refusals,…
  • May 21

    Michael Green: Sleepless in Fort Worth

    Michael Green: Sleepless in Fort Worth
    Michael Green has been burning the midnight scholarship oil recently. He has posted two articles to SSRN in the last month: The Audacity of Protecting Racist Speech under the National Labor Relations Act, forthcoming 2017 U. Chicago Legal…
  • May 21

    Duffy on Blatt

    Duffy on Blatt
    Christine Duffy (Senior Staff Attorney, ProBono Partnership, photo left) has provided this guest post on Blatt v. Cabela’s Retail, Inc. Seventeen months after oral argument in Blatt v. Cabela’s Retail, Inc., No. 5:14-cv-04822-JFL (E.D.…
Rank this Week: 75

Lawffice Space

Lawffice Space

Covers employment laws and cases. By Philip Miles.

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

    Transgender ADA claim survives motion to dismi

    Transgender ADA claim survives motion to dismi
    In Blatt v. Cabela's Retail, Inc., a Pennsylvania transgender employee filed an ADA discrimination and retaliation claim. She alleged that "she requested a female nametag and uniform and use of the female restroom as accommodations for her…
  • May 2

    2nd Circuit: Employer cannot fire employee for profanity-laced Facebook rant

    2nd Circuit: Employer cannot fire employee for profanity-laced Facebook rant
    Under the NLRA, employees cannot be fired for posting things like "Vote YES for the UNION!!!!" on Facebook - because the NLRA generally protects union organizing and support. However, even protected posts can lose their protection if they…
  • Apr 18

    Justice Gorsuch debut at oral arguments on employment law issue

    Justice Gorsuch debut at oral arguments on employment law issue
    I can sympathize with the mainstream media on this one. Their coverage of Justice Gorsuch's first oral arguments had to address a seemingly simple question: what was the case about? On average, they struggled.As luck would have it, the case…
Rank this Week: 76

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • May 18

    OFCCP continues to post FY 2017 settlements not publicized via agency press release

    OFCCP continues to post FY 2017 settlements not publicized via agency press release
    The OFCCP’s practice of posting online (via its Class Member Locator webpage and FOIA Reading Room) some conciliation agreements and consent decrees for which the agency did not issue a corresponding press release continues. The…
  • May 17

    Pay disparity, discharge not based on race; manager believed performance deficient

    Pay disparity, discharge not based on race; manager believed performance deficient
    By Kathleen Kapusta, J.D. Affirming summary judgment in favor publisher McGraw-Hill against an African-American employee’s Title VII and state-law race bias claims, the Eighth Circuit found he failed to show that two white employees who…
  • May 17

    CBA did not waive employee’s right to pursue minimum wage claim in judicial forum

    CBA did not waive employee’s right to pursue minimum wage claim in judicial forum
    By Ronald Miller, J.D. Finding that a collective bargaining agreement did not clearly and unmistakably waive an employee’s right to pursue an FLSA claim in a judicial forum, the Seventh Circuit reversed the judgment of a district court.…
Rank this Week: 55

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

Covers Daubert, expert witness marketing, and expert witness testimony. By JurisPro Expert Witness Directory.

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • May 15

    Urology Expert Witness Partially Allowed

    Urology Expert Witness Partially Allowed
    Plaintiff argues that the defendant infringed on their patent for treatment of BPH by marketing their drug Cialis.  The plaintiff hired a urology expert witness to assist with their case.  The defendant filed a motion to exclude.…
  • May 5

    Securities Expert Witness Allowed in FINRA Dispute

    Securities Expert Witness Allowed in FINRA Dispute
    Plaintiff filed a declaratory judgment with the court related to a securities dispute.  The defendant hire a securities expert to assist in their side of the case.  The plaintiff filed a motion to exclude the expert’s…
  • May 1

    Motions to Exclude Numerous Experts in Products Liability Case Are Denied

    Motions to Exclude Numerous Experts in Products Liability Case Are Denied
    Plaintiffs sued defendants in an action involving an alleged defective car seat.  Both parties hired expert witness and both parties filed motions to exclude.  The court denied all of these motions. Facts:  This case (Ribeiro…
Rank this Week: 60

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • May 9

    Singapore to enforce death penalty for nuclear terrorism act

    Singapore to enforce death penalty for nuclear terrorism act
    Source: Channel News Asia (8 May 2017)http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/parliament/singapore-to-enforce-death-penalty-for-nuclear-terrorism-acts-8827782SINGAPORE: A person who commits a fatal act of terrorism using radioactive material or…
  • Apr 20

    Beware Vietnam's Death Machine

    Beware Vietnam's Death Machine
    Source: The Diplomat (20 April 2017)http://thediplomat.com/2017/04/beware-vietnams-death-machine/One Thursday in July 2013, Barack Obama and his Vietnamese counterpart, Truong Tan Sang, sat down in the Oval Office to discuss Thomas Jefferson.…
  • Apr 10

    Amnesty flags China’s non-transparency on ‘capital offenses’

    Amnesty flags China’s non-transparency on ‘capital offenses’
    Source: Asia Times (11 April 2017)http://www.atimes.com/article/amnesty-flags-chinas-non-transparency-capital-offences/Lack of transparency in relation to enforcement of terrorism and drug laws in China is identified as a growing area for…
Rank this Week: 63

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • May 8

    Full time Legal Assistant

    Full time Legal Assistant
    Ghantous Law is seeking a full time Legal Assistant. Prior litigation experience preferred. Must possess excellent organizational and research skills. Client relationships, planning, attention to detail, dependability and client…
  • May 3

    Legal Secretary / Administrative Assistant

    Legal Secretary / Administrative Assistant
    Pioletti & Pioletti is seeking a Legal Secretary / Administrative Assistant to join our team! You will perform clerical and administrative functions in order to drive company success. All applicants should be comfortable using…
  • May 1

    LEGAL EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

    LEGAL EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
                Black, Black & Brown is a well-established and growing law firm seeking a well-organized, self-motivated, energetic Legal Executive Assistant to assist and support attorneys and…
Rank this Week: 79

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.bostonsexualabuselawyer.com/
  • May 1

    Ex-fire chief accused of abuse

    Ex-fire chief accused of abuse
    The Associated Press reports that a former Kingston fire chief who abruptly retired in February shortly after receiving a new contract now faces a sexual assault charge. Robert Heath has been charged with indecent assault and battery on…
  • May 1

    Mass. Man Charged with Sexually Abusing 3-year-old

    Mass. Man Charged with Sexually Abusing 3-year-old
    A Massachusetts man has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing a 3-year-old New York girl after sending photos of the abuse to an undercover investigator with the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office in Arkansas. According to…
  • Feb 11

    No Bail for Paquin

    No Bail for Paquin
    The Eagle Tribune reports that defrocked and formerly jailed ex-priest Ronald Paquin, who was assigned to parishes in Haverhill and Methuen, will be held without bail on a fugitive from justice charge until late next week. Paquin, 74, was…
Rank this Week: 70

Shigella Blog

Shigella Blog

Provides surveillance and analysis on shigella news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.shigellablog.com/
  • Dec 20

    Shigella in Stanislau

    Shigella in Stanislau
    Stanislaus County has seen an increase in Shigella infections this year. According to the Stanislaus County Health Services Agency, there has been 123 confirmed cases of Shigella in the county... Continue Reading
  • Oct 8

    Flint has Shigella Issues Too

    Flint has Shigella Issues Too
    Food Safety News reports that along with the highly publicized lead contamination of its water supply, Flint, MI, also bears the dubious distinction of having the highest number of Shigella cases... Continue Reading
  • Jul 18

    New Mexico Warns of Shigella Case

    New Mexico Warns of Shigella Case
    The New Mexico Department of Health is investigating an increase in cases of Shigella sonneithat has mostly been affecting Lea and Eddy counties.  Among the 36 people who have been identified,... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 77

Michael Reiter, Attorney at Law…

Michael Reiter, Attorney at Law Blog

Covers Inland Empire municipal law, personal injury law, real estate law and small business law.

http://michaelreiterlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 20

    Investigative Reporting Website Creates San Diego Code Enforcement Database and Map

    Investigative Reporting Website Creates San Diego Code Enforcement Database and Map
    “inewsource.org” is a non-profit news-gathering organization in San Diego.  They have put together data regarding complaints and resolutions into a searchable database found here.   This database includes all complaints…
  • Nov 17

    Recount Procedures If Necessary In the Redlands City Council Election November 2016

    Recount Procedures If Necessary In the Redlands City Council Election November 2016
    People are asking about the recount procedure in the Redlands City Council Election. California Elections Code section 15620 et seq. governs recounts requested by voters.  Any voter may file a request for a recount pursuant to Elections…
  • Oct 13

    Filing Late Government Claims (Tort Claims) in California

    Filing Late Government Claims (Tort Claims) in California
    By Michael Reiter, Attorney at Law Generally government claims for personal injury and personal property damage are due with a public entity within six months of an incident, with some notable exceptions. However, if a claimant fails to file…
Rank this Week: 66

Trade Secrets Blog

Trade Secrets Blog

Covers trade secrets and trade legislation with a focus on the Southeastern states. By Press Millen and Todd Sullivan of Womble Carlyle.

http://wombletradesecrets.blogspot.com/
  • May 17

    "Defend Trade Secrets Act" - How Will This New Law Affect Your Business?

    "Defend Trade Secrets Act" - How Will This New Law Affect Your Business?
    With a near unanimous (410-2) vote on April 27, 2016, the House passed the “Defend Trade Secrets Act” (“DTSA”). Having already been passed by the Senate (87-0), the legislation advances to President Obama, who has…
  • Sep 17

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle
    From the Daytona Beach News-Journal of Florida, a Florida contribution to the evolving role of trade secrets, concerning old-fashioned stealing, a vendetta against a former employee, and, of course, assault weapons.The paper reports that two…
  • Sep 17

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle
    From the Daytona Beach News-Journal of Florida, a Florida contribution to the evolving role of trade secrets, concerning old-fashioned stealing, a vendetta against a former employee, and, of course, assault weapons. The paper reports that two…
Rank this Week: 73

Civilian's Guide to Lawyers

Civilian's Guide to Lawyers

Covers legal fees, malpractice, ethics, lawyer selection, and current legal events. By John Toothman.

http://blog.civiliansguidetolawyers.com/
  • Apr 27

    No Will, No Way: Prince apparently dies without a Will

    No Will, No Way: Prince apparently dies without a Will
    The untimely death of the artist finally known as Prince is an important lesson for everyone.  It seems Prince died without a Will, “intestate” as they say, so apparently he made no provision for handling his valuable estate,…
  • Apr 24

    Bully Pulpit: Lawyer sues for missing $2.25 side order

    Bully Pulpit: Lawyer sues for missing $2.25 side order
    There are people who love to threaten litigation over trivial, non-justiciable slights that should be thrown out of court, probably with sanctions.  This is pretty common with certain insecure or uneducated fools, especially bullies like…
  • Apr 23

    Abandoned in Place: Global law firm abandons DC and NY back office operation

    Abandoned in Place: Global law firm abandons DC and NY back office operation
    In the old “Perry Mason era,” a law firm was mostly lawyers (almost all men), each with a secretary (almost all women) — the more wood on the walls, the better.  And each lawyer had a fairly big, personal office,…
Rank this Week: 54

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 14

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People
    They were even able to identify a young woman who'd sought Google Maps directions to a Planned Parenthood clinic. The post Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google's Shortened URLs To Spy On People appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 14

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working
    The non-profit certificate authority Let's Encrypt is enabling a sea change toward HTTPS encryption online. The post A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 13

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou
    The former Tribune Company employee was convicted of giving Anonymous information that helped hackers access an LA Times server and alter a headline. The post Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymous appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 68

The Divorce Blog

The Divorce Blog

Covers divorce and family law news. By Kevin W. Chern.

http://www.totaldivorce.com/blog
  • Feb 6

    Wife Divorces Dad Over Down Syndrome Newborn

    Wife Divorces Dad Over Down Syndrome Newborn
    A New Zealand father was served divorce papers by his wife after he refused to give up his newborn son who was just diagnosed with Down syndrome. Samuel Forrest’s son, Leo, was born on January 21 in an Armenian hospital. Upon his…
  • Jan 21

    Judge Grants Kentucky’s First Same-Sex Divorce

    Judge Grants Kentucky’s First Same-Sex Divorce
    A Kentucky judge has granted the state’s first same-sex divorce, despite a state law banning the recognition of gay marriage. Judge Joseph O’Reilly allowed the divorce of two Louisville women who were legally married in…
  • Jan 14

    Actor Gary Oldman to Divorce Fourth Wife

    Actor Gary Oldman to Divorce Fourth Wife
    Actor Gary Oldman and his fourth wife Alexandra Edenborough are getting divorced. Singer-songwriter Edenborough, 36, filed paperwork in Los Angeles on Friday, January 9, according to People Magazine. The court documents cite…
Rank this Week: 69

Pennsylvania Personal Injury News

Pennsylvania Personal Injury News

Covers motor accident and dog bite injury cases. By Thomas R. Matvey.

http://matveylaw.wordpress.com
  • Jun 5

    Woman killed, others injured in parkway accident in Hopewell

    Woman killed, others injured in parkway accident in Hopewell
    A woman was killed and a woman and two children were injured in a car accident on the Parkway in Hopewell last night.  According to reports, the women were traveling in a Dodge Durango on the Parkway West when their vehicle was struck by…
  • Jun 5

    Woman killed, others injured in parkway accident in Hopewell

    Woman killed, others injured in parkway accident in Hopewell
    A woman was killed and a woman and two children were injured in a car accident on the Parkway in Hopewell last night.  According to reports, the women were traveling in a Dodge Durango on the Parkway West when their vehicle was struck by…
  • Feb 1

    Pedestrian killed on I-70 accident

    Pedestrian killed on I-70 accident
    A man was killed on Saturday when he was struck by a car on I-70 in North Belle Vernon.  After he was struck, two other vehicles collided while trying to avoid the original accident.  The investigation of this crash, including toxicology…
Rank this Week: 59

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 56

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 83

Grace Case

Grace Case

Covers the U.S. v. W.R. Grace criminal prosecution. By the University of Montana School of Law and the School of Journalism.

http://archive.umt.edu/gracecase/
  • May 28

    Week 2 Wrap-Up

    Week 2 Wrap-Up
    This week, both the U.S. Government and Defense counsel for W.R. Grace and individual defendents layed out their case in opening statements. EPA On-Site Coordinator Paul Peronard was introduced, examined and cross-exaimined after Molloy…
  • May 19

    UM students from Libby split on verdict

    UM students from Libby split on verdict
    MISSOULA (May 18, 2009) –  Not guilty. To Danielle Bundrock, a University of Montana senior, the verdicts sounded a lot like, “No justice.”
  • May 19

    Verdict is justice deferred for many Libby resident

    Verdict is justice deferred for many Libby resident
    LIBBY (May 10, 2009) — The environmental criminal inquiry into the most sprawling industrial disaster in U.S. history ended in the failed prosecution of a company charged with poisoning a small Montana town. Some residents of the town say…
Rank this Week: 72

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • May 23

    Criminalizing Pregnancy: Policing Pregnant Women Who Use Drugs in the United State

    Criminalizing Pregnancy: Policing Pregnant Women Who Use Drugs in the United State
    Amnesty International (May 23, 2107): Criminalizing Pregnancy: Policing Pregnant Women Who Use Drugs in the United States: Amnesty International has issued a new report that looks at the impact of pregnancy criminalization laws in the U.S.…
  • May 17

    Trump expansion of abortion 'gag rule' will restrict $8.8 billion in U.S. aid

    Trump expansion of abortion 'gag rule' will restrict $8.8 billion in U.S. aid
    Washington Post (May 15, 2017): Trump expansion of abortion 'gag rule' will restrict $8.8 billion in U.S. aid, by Ariana Eunjung Cha and Carol Morello: On Monday, President Trump's executive order blocking U.S. aid to groups that counsel or…
  • May 16

    Black Lives Matter is Bailing Out Women for Mothers's Day

    Black Lives Matter is Bailing Out Women for Mothers's Day
    Mother Jones (May 12, 2017): Black Lives Matter is Bailing Out Women for Mother's Day, by Brandon E. Patterson: Organized around Mother's Day, National Black Mamas Bail Out Day raised nearly $500,000 to bail out over 50 women around the...
Rank this Week: 92

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 147

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    President Pence's first two decision

    President Pence's first two decision
    Imagine for the moment that Donald J. Trump exits the White House.  There are, of course, four possibilities:  Death, resignation, impeachment, or the invocation of the 25th Amendment.  Should the first occur, then perhaps I…
  • May 23

    Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror

    Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror
    James E. PfanderFor the symposium on James Pfander, Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror. Let me first offer a few words of thanks: to my interlocutors for spending some time with, and sharing their thoughts about, the book and…
  • May 21

    Federal Official Liability for Intentional Wrongdoing: Recovering the Past

    Federal Official Liability for Intentional Wrongdoing: Recovering the Past
    Gregory Sisk For the symposium on James Pfander, Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror.In his new book “Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror,” Prof. James Pfander shines a bright spotlight on the “utter…
Rank this Week: 109

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    ACA Anecdata, anti-Fallon Style

    ACA Anecdata, anti-Fallon Style
    We've been hearing a lot of stories lately from folks who ostensibly benefited from ObamaCare, but what about those "left behind?" Surely their lives matter, too?"My husband would’ve died with Obamacare ... In April of 2008, my husband,…
  • May 23

    Pre-Existing Tuesday Morning

    Pre-Existing Tuesday Morning
    Many pixels have been spilled about how horrible it would be for those with per-existing conditions were ObamaCare to be repealed. There may or may not be much merit in that argument, but it neglects to address a more fundamental question:How…
  • May 22

    1,000 Words on Single Payer

    1,000 Words on Single Payer
    Graphically illustrated:[click to embiggen][Courtesy FoIB Allison B]Original content copyright © InsureBlog
Rank this Week: 157

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • May 23

    This Just in: The Complete Legal Writer

    This Just in: The Complete Legal Writer
    Summer is a great time for pleasure reading.  However, you may want to review your legal skills as well.  The Complete Legal Writer is an easy to read manual on all aspects of legal writing.  What is really nice is that you can…
  • May 22

    Summer Hour

    Summer Hour
    Monday, May 29th Closed Tuesday, July 4th Closed   Summer Semester, May 22nd-July 6th Monday-Thursday 7am-10pm Friday 7am-6pm Saturday 9am-5pm Sunday 10am-8pm   Reading and Exam Week, July 7th-14th Friday, July 7th 7am-10pm…
  • May 19

    Professor Forte’s Essay Published by the Library of Law & Liberty

    Professor Forte’s Essay Published by the Library of Law & Liberty
    The Library of Law & Liberty recently published an essay by Professor David Forte, which was based on a course on the Presidency that Professor Forte taught at Princeton University in 2016. Professor Forte has been a visitor at Princeton…
Rank this Week: 103

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Driver 25% At Fault For Being Rear Ended Due to “Sudden Stop”

    Driver 25% At Fault For Being Rear Ended Due to “Sudden Stop”
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, assessing a motorist 25% at fault for a crash despite being rear-ended. In today’s case (Gibson v. Matthies) the Plaintiff was operating a…
  • May 23

    212,000 Reasons not to Drive Drunk

    212,000 Reasons not to Drive Drunk
    Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, illustrating the potentially steep financial consequences of impaired driving. In today’s case (Hamman v. ICBC) the Plaintiff was involved in a rear…
  • May 16

    $100,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Breast Pain and Chronic Neck Pain

    $100,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Breast Pain and Chronic Neck Pain
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for chronic soft tissue injuries following a collision. In today’s case (Kingston v. Warden) the Plaintiff was involved in a 2013…
Rank this Week: 93

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • May 23

    Anniversary of the German Basic Law

    Anniversary of the German Basic Law
    Every year on May 23, Germany celebrates the “Day of the Basic Law.” The Basic Law, Germany’s constitution, lays down fundamental rights, establishes the structure and administration of the Federal Republic of Germany,…
  • May 22

    Releasing Israeli Agunot from the Chains of Marriage

    Releasing Israeli Agunot from the Chains of Marriage
    In the movie Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem, the late actress Ronit Elkabetz plays Vivian Amsalem, an Israeli woman who wishes to divorce her husband because she does not love him anymore. Without his consent to deliver a get…
  • May 19

    Armed Forces Day–U.S. Military leaders who also were lawyer

    Armed Forces Day–U.S. Military leaders who also were lawyer
    This Saturday is Armed Forces Day in the United States, a day set aside to recognize the men and women who serve in the active and reserve components of the armed forces of the United States.  The day has been observed since 1950. This…
Rank this Week: 146