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PHOSITA

PHOSITA

Covers biotechnology, copyright, intellectual property, public policy, licensing, patents, software and trademark. By Douglas Sorocco, J. Matthew Buchanan and Laura C. Wood.

http://dunlapcodding.com/phosita
  • Apr 4

    2017 FIRST Robotics Competition

    2017 FIRST Robotics Competition
    Jeremy McKinney It is the end of the Oklahoma Regionals of the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC for short), and as I sit here in the “pit” reflecting on this year’s…
  • Mar 21

    A Patent Laches Defense No More

    A Patent Laches Defense No More
    Julie Langdon Today, the Supreme Court vacated a prior Federal Circuit decision when it decided that laches cannot be used as a defense against a claim for damages brought within the…
  • Mar 9

    Trademark Security Check Point – Draining the Swamp with Random Audits of Trademark Use

    Trademark Security Check Point – Draining the Swamp with Random Audits of Trademark Use
    Elizabeth Isaac Despite flying with TSA pre-check, random checks in airport security lines seem to be a thing for me. Just last week, a TSA officer randomly wiped down all of my…
Rank this Week: 53

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jan 30

    Low wages, high turnover, and burn-out

    Low wages, high turnover, and burn-out
    The State newspaper reported the ongoing struggle for low paid health care givers in South Carolina.  Low wages, high turnover and burn-out makes life difficult for both caregiver and patient. The turnover rate among nursing staff at the…
  • Jan 29

    Fraud and Forgery

    Fraud and Forgery
    The Columbus Dispatch reported that Autumn Health Care of Zanesville, a nursing home operator, has been ordered to repay tens of thousands of fraudulently obtained Medicare and Medicaid dollars, after an investigation by the Ohio…
  • Jan 28

    Caregiver Arrested

    Caregiver Arrested
    Twin Cities reported the arrest of David Erwin DeLong, nursing home employee, for felony criminal sexual conduct after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 78-year-old resident with advanced Alzheimer’s disease at Heritage House in…
Rank this Week: 39

New York Appellate Law Blog

New York Appellate Law Blog

Covers significant tort and insurance coverage decisions in New York's Appellate Courts, cases which have been granted leave to appeal to the New York Court of Appeals, and other practice tips or information regarding appeals to New York's Appellate Courts. By Mauro Lilling Naparty LLP.

http://mlnappeals.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 52

Asset Search Blog

Asset Search Blog

Covers asset searches, fraud investigations, and legal strategies for recovering hidden assets. By Fred L. Abrams.

http://www.assetsearchblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Private Investigators: An Asset Search Via Data Brokers Like IDI,Inc.

    Private Investigators: An Asset Search Via Data Brokers Like IDI,Inc.
    The August 5th Bloomberg article “This Company Has Built a Profile on Every American Adult,” brings up IDI,Inc. The article suggests that IDI has built a profile about you on its idiCore database. Private…
  • Jul 25

    Divorce & Hidden Money: 4 Ways Steven Zinnel Could Have Concealed Asset

    Divorce & Hidden Money: 4 Ways Steven Zinnel Could Have Concealed Asset
    Plastic surgeon Michael D. Brandner & business owner Goderick Augustus Benjamin were accused of committing federal crimes & hiding assets from their wives. Like Dr. Brandner & Mr. Benjamin, Steven Zinnel was a divorcing…
  • Jul 4

    A Laundry List For An Asset Search

    A Laundry List For An Asset Search
    Governmental authorities follow money trails in order to interdict assets hidden by narco-traffickers; money launderers; Ponzi schemers; tax fraudsters & other determined criminals. During your asset search, you can similarly follow…
Rank this Week: 37

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Covers news and information related to criminal law and life. By Charles M. Rowland II.

http://www.daytondui.com/blog/
  • Mar 28

    Wright-Patterson Air Force Base DUI?

    Wright-Patterson Air Force Base DUI?
    Jurisdiction over DUI charges at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base may be military, civilian or both. When both entities file charges, they often coordinate to determine which will prosecute the offense criminally. An offender cannot be tried…
  • Mar 24

    A Quick View From The Dayton Municipal Court

    A Quick View From The Dayton Municipal Court
    A quick vlog showing you the view from the Dayton Municipal Court. If you are accused of a DUI/OVI offense, your case will be heard on the third or fourth floor. If you need an attorney anywhere in the Miami Valley, give me a call at (937)…
  • Mar 23

    Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

    Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
    Whenever you see the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" commercials on television, police officers are out in force looking for impaired drivers. Each year, GHSA's member State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs) team up with law enforcement…
Rank this Week: 36

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: 56

Poppe Law Blog

Poppe Law Blog

Focuses on personal injury, professional malpractice and unfair claims handling by insurance companies.

http://www.poppelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jun 13

    KDMC Settles with U.S. and Kentucky Governments for Fraud

    KDMC Settles with U.S. and Kentucky Governments for Fraud
    King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky has agreed to pay $40.9 million to the United States and Kentucky governments to settle claims that it made millions of dollars by falsely billing Medicare and Medicaid and for…
  • Jun 11

    Semi-Truck Wreck Caused by Sleepless Driver

    Semi-Truck Wreck Caused by Sleepless Driver
    Comedian and star of “30 Rock,” Tracy Morgan, was involved in a semi-truck wreck this week.  The truck plowed into the rear end of a limousine bus Morgan and his friends were passengers in.  Tragically, comedian James…
  • Mar 13

    McDonald's Sued for Labor and Employment Violation

    McDonald's Sued for Labor and Employment Violation
    Multiple lawsuits were filed against McDonald’s and its franchises this week.  The suits allege McDonald’s violated the federal minimum wage of $7.25 as set by the Fair Labor Standards Act. The lawsuits allege…
Rank this Week: 46

Jeff Vail

Jeff Vail

Covers litigation checklists, litigation knowledge management, strategy, and the future of litigation.

http://www.jeffvail.net/
  • Feb 6

    Colorado Litigation Report

    Colorado Litigation Report
    Take a look at the Colorado Litigation Report, a site with very useful, short summaries of Colorado appellate opinions (best of all, published on a very regular basis, unlike this blog of late...  but soon to change).
  • Jul 19

    The Oil Drum

    The Oil Drum
    Sadly, one of my favorite websites (and a website where I was previously a contributing author), www.theoildrum.com, is shutting down (actually converting to an archive, there will just be no new content).  There are a variety of reasons…
  • Dec 27

    Preserving ESI on Twitter

    Preserving ESI on Twitter
    Once litigation is “reasonably anticipated,” parties have an obligation to preserve all potentially relevant material.  That obligation extends to information reasonably under a party’s control, even if it is not…
Rank this Week: 34

Michigan Collection Law Blog

Michigan Collection Law Blog

Covers collection agencies, collection law firms, and debt collection. By Nitzkin & Associates.

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

Legal Medicine

Legal Medicine

Covers medical malpractice and nursing home abuse litigation. By Dan Frith and Lauren Morgan Ellerman.

http://legalmedicine.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    Why do people file Medical Malpractice lawsuits?

    Why do people file Medical Malpractice lawsuits?
    I am currently reading a magazine written for the long term care industry. There is a column called Dear Dr Jeff wherein readers ask questions and a doctor, Dr. Jeff, presumably a gerontologist, responds.Today the topic is tort reform and Dr.…
  • Jan 27

    HOW TO PICK THE RIGHT NURSING HOME OR REHAB

    HOW TO PICK THE RIGHT NURSING HOME OR REHAB
    This morning I had a conversation with a friend about his Mom needing rehabilitation post surgery.Last week I discussed with a colleague how her Mom had just been discharged from a rehab facility after two falls and two hip fractures (one of…
  • Jan 9

    HOSPITAL ERRORS GO UNREPORTED

    HOSPITAL ERRORS GO UNREPORTED
    The New York Times published a great article last week titled, "Report Finds Most Errors at Hospitals Go Unreported."The opening sentence says it all:
Rank this Week: 51

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 50

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 94

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 28

    UK UPC ratification timetable to continue in September, while Prep Committee acknowledges German constitutional hold-up

    UK UPC ratification timetable to continue in September, while Prep Committee acknowledges German constitutional hold-up
    Confused about UK legislative process?The IKat is here to helpThe recent IPKat post bringing news that the Order on Privileges & Immunities had been laid before the UK Parliament brought several e-mails questioning the legislative steps…
  • Jun 28

    Hendrix's portrait is original afterall say Paris Court of Appeal

    Hendrix's portrait is original afterall say Paris Court of Appeal
    Jimi Hendrix by Gered MankowitzLast week, the Paris Court of Appeal corrected the Paris Tribunal's interpretation of the originality condition with regard to photographic works. Or did they? At first glance, this decision looks like a…
  • Jun 27

    Covfefe ... the trade mark?!

    Covfefe ... the trade mark?!
    The 'covfefe' tweetWhat's a 'covfefe'? Even The New York Times has posed this question, after US President Donald Trump used the word in one of his (regular) tweets. At least we know that the word is a wannabe trade mark,…
Rank this Week: 100

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Jun 28

    Resigned To A Deserved Fate

    Resigned To A Deserved Fate
    The Ohio Supreme Court has accepted an attorney's resignation in the wake of a conviction. The United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Ohio reported on the criminal conviction Three Toledo residents were convicted for…
  • Jun 28

    Solicitation Leads To Resignation

    Solicitation Leads To Resignation
    An attorney's resignation from the Bar was accepted by the Oklahoma Supreme Court The respondent acknowledges she is aware there are proceedings involving allegations that there exist grounds for discipline, specifically as follows. In Count…
  • Jun 28

    Inexperience As Mitigation In Reciprocal Discipline For Bankruptcy Sanction

    Inexperience As Mitigation In Reciprocal Discipline For Bankruptcy Sanction
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court imposed reciprocal discipline based on sanctions imposed in bankruptcy court. Respondent submits that there is no basis for reciprocal discipline here. According to Respondent the type of discipline that forms the…
Rank this Week: 76

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
  • Jun 28

    An Inside View of Getting the Wrongfully Convicted Exonerated

    An Inside View of Getting the Wrongfully Convicted Exonerated
    Lawyers from Dechert and the Pennsylvania Innocence Project recount their experience this year helping to free a man incarcerated for 24 years for a murder he allegedly didn't commit.       
  • Jun 28

    Kirkland Beefs Up Private Equity Group With Proskauer Hire

    Kirkland Beefs Up Private Equity Group With Proskauer Hire
    Kirkland & Ellis, moving quickly to build up a private equity team in its new Boston office, has hired two partners from Proskauer Rose, including a leader of Proskauer's private investment funds…
  • Jun 27

    Ropes Spinout Sets Debut Date, Hires New CFO Ahead of Merger

    Ropes Spinout Sets Debut Date, Hires New CFO Ahead of Merger
    Haley Guiliano, a boutique firm specializing in patent prosecution and other intellectual property work, will officially separate from Ropes & Gray on Aug. 1. The new firm will combine operations with Shvarts & Leiz, a small shop…
Rank this Week: 61

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Jun 28

    “Captured Boards”: The Rise of “Super Directors” and the Case for a Board Suite

    “Captured Boards”: The Rise of “Super Directors” and the Case for a Board Suite
    In October 1972, former Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg resigned from his seat as a director of Trans World Airlines. In a New York Times article published afterward, he expressed his frustration, stating that: “[t]he outside…
  • Jun 28

    The Financial CHOICE Act and the Debate Over Shareholder Proposal

    The Financial CHOICE Act and the Debate Over Shareholder Proposal
    A lively debate is erupting over a provision in the House-approved Financial CHOICE Act that would increase the stock ownership threshold for submitting shareholder proposals in the company’s proxy statement from the current level of…
  • Jun 27

    Just How Iron-Clad are Contractual Rights to Payment On Preferred Stock of a Solvent Company?

    Just How Iron-Clad are Contractual Rights to Payment On Preferred Stock of a Solvent Company?
    Minority equity investments in public companies are on the rise. These are often structured as an investment in convertible preferred stock to give the investor a senior position to other equity while preserving equity upside through the…
Rank this Week: 99

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Jun 28

    News Headlines for Jun 28, 2017

    News Headlines for Jun 28, 2017
    Franchise Services of North America Inc. Announces Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filing ,BioNitrogen Announces Results of Chapter 11 Process, The Shutdown of All Corporate Activity and the Resignation of Chairman and CEO
  • Jun 28

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 28, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 28, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Jun 27

    News Headlines for Jun 27, 2017

    News Headlines for Jun 27, 2017
    Stroock Bringing Aboard Restructuring Team ,Code Red: Healthcare Restructurings on the Rise ,$69 Billion Worth of Bezos Bombshells ,Dear Bankruptcy Asset Purchaser, Got Good Faith? | Fox Rothschild LLP ,Edward Altman sees similarities to 2007…
Rank this Week: 64

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 60

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jun 28

    Pro baseball and safety netting

    Pro baseball and safety netting
    At some point “baseball will succumb to demands for more netting whether or not it’s what teams or most fans want. If they don’t, cities like New York will undoubtedly compel them.” [Jonathan S. Tobin, The Federalist]…
  • Jun 27

    June 28 roundup

    June 28 roundup
    Unlike some other states, Massachusetts has not passed a law making it unlawful to encourage suicide; confidante nonetheless convicted of involuntary manslaughter over texts encouraging fellow teenager to do that [New York Times, NPR] New…
  • Jun 27

    NBER: Seattle minimum wage hike hurt low-wage worker

    NBER: Seattle minimum wage hike hurt low-wage worker
    A working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research by a University of Washington team — the same team hired by Seattle to evaluate its minimum-wage experiment — just found serious ill effects: This paper evaluates the…
Rank this Week: 72

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • Jun 28

    Smoked Fish Operation Shuttered over Listeria

    Smoked Fish Operation Shuttered over Listeria
    Food Safety News reports that Federal officials are seeking a court order to stop a smoked fish operation from selling food because of repeated Listeria problems at its Westchester County, NY,... Continue Reading
  • Jun 8

    Sprouts Recalled after Listeria Test

    Sprouts Recalled after Listeria Test
    Happy Sprout Inc. voluntarily recalled all packages of soybean sprouts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal... Continue Reading
  • May 28

    Cashew Recalled over Listeria

    Cashew Recalled over Listeria
    Hampton Farms is voluntarily recalling Ava’s brand Organic Cashews Roasted & Salted 8 oz. tubs distributed in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. We have been notified by our... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 82

Mediation Matters

Mediation Matters

Covers mediation and negotiations. By Steve Mehta.

http://stevemehta.com/blog/
  • Jun 27

    Body Language Can Speak Louder Than Word

    Body Language Can Speak Louder Than Word
    Communication is not only what we say but how we say it, including body language. Someone’s words may say one thing, but their body may say something different. You may send messages with your movements and expressions without knowing…
  • Jun 21

    Better Ways to Handle the Person Not Listening to You

    Better Ways to Handle the Person Not Listening to You
    It’s frustrating when you’re trying to get something across to someone, but essentially, you’re just talking to yourself. For whatever reason, the other person has tuned you out, is distracted or just not interested. You…
  • Jun 11

    Resolve the Conflict By Focusing on the Problem, Not the Person

    Resolve the Conflict By Focusing on the Problem, Not the Person
    Through negotiation or mediation, the goal is to resolve the dispute between the parties so each can at least have some of their needs met and both sides can move on personally, professionally and financially. That may be accomplished best by…
Rank this Week: 90

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jun 27

    Nantkwest, Inc. v. Matal (Fed. Cir. 2017)

    Nantkwest, Inc. v. Matal (Fed. Cir. 2017)
    By Josh Rich -- Patent applicants dissatisfied with final outcome of patent prosecution proceedings have long had two options for court review of a Patent and Trademark Appeal Board decision: an appeal to the Federal Circuit under 35 U.S.C.…
  • Jun 26

    Cleveland Clinic Foundation v. True Health Diagnostics LLC (Fed. Cir. 2017)

    Cleveland Clinic Foundation v. True Health Diagnostics LLC (Fed. Cir. 2017)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- Most people have had the experience of becoming lost and, having arrived at their destination, realizing that it was only one false turn that caused their confusion. For those with a physics background one can recall the…
  • Jun 25

    GlaxoSmithKline LLC v. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc. (D. Del. 2017)

    GlaxoSmithKline LLC v. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc. (D. Del. 2017)
    District Court Overrules Defendants' Objections to Magistrate's Report on Lost Profits By Donald Zuhn -- Earlier this month, in GlaxoSmithKline LLC v. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., U.S. District Judge Leonard P. Stark of the U.S. District…
Rank this Week: 70

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
Rank this Week: 81

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Financial Adviser Michael Jay Sharenow Subject to Multiple Client Dispute

    Financial Adviser Michael Jay Sharenow Subject to Multiple Client Dispute
    The investment fraud lawyers of Gana LLP are examining multiple customer disputes filed with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Michael Jay Sharenow (Sharenow). Sharenow’s FINRA BrokerCheck record shows…
  • Jun 27

    James Lynn Subject to Multiple Complaints Over REIT Investment Sale

    James Lynn Subject to Multiple Complaints Over REIT Investment Sale
    Broker James Lynn (Lynn) was recently terminated by his former employer Voya Financial Advisors, Inc. (Voya).  According BrokerCheck  Voya alleged that Lynn provided misleading information to the firm during a complaint…
  • Jun 27

    Gana LLP Files Complaint on Behalf of Dean Mustaphalli Investors (Update)

    Gana LLP Files Complaint on Behalf of Dean Mustaphalli Investors (Update)
    The law offices of Gana LLP have recently filed a complaint on behalf of nearly a dozen investors alleging that Dean Mustaphalli (Mustaphalli) engaged in securities fraud.  The claim was brought against brokerage firms Sterne Agee…
Rank this Week: 65

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/
  • Jun 27

    Let's Find Out the Truth: Some FOIA Requests to the FBI

    Let's Find Out the Truth: Some FOIA Requests to the FBI
    When President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, the White House quickly stepped up to slime Comey. Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced that "The President, over the last several months, lost confidence in Director…
  • Jun 27

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    In a statement released late last night, the White House announced  that the Syrian government appeared to be preparing to use chemical weapons and warned that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad would “pay a heavy price” if…
  • Jun 27

    The Scope of the Supreme Court’s Decision in IRAP v. Trump

    The Scope of the Supreme Court’s Decision in IRAP v. Trump
    On Saturday, I sketched out six possible outcomes of the Supreme Court’s review of the travel ban cases. The Justices chose door number seven. In an unsigned, per curiam opinion, the Court granted certiorari in both IRAP v. Trump (4th…
Rank this Week: 93

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • Jun 27

    Can You Collect Employment Insurance (EI) if Fired?

    Can You Collect Employment Insurance (EI) if Fired?
    The general rule for Employment Insurance eligibility is having lost employment for no fault of your own. If an employee is fired, there may be a chance that EI eligibility has been forfeited. When an employer dismisses an employee for…
  • Jun 20

    Employment Contract – What to Include and Why

    Employment Contract – What to Include and Why
    A written employment contract is essential for employers and employees to minimize future disputes and the risk of costly litigation.  If properly drafted, an employment contract will clearly out the respective rights, obligations and…
  • Jun 20

    Can A Manager be Disciplined for After-Hours Conduct of Sexual Harassment?

    Can A Manager be Disciplined for After-Hours Conduct of Sexual Harassment?
    It may be commonly perceived that unacceptable conduct in relation the workplace only extends as far as the physical workplace or workplace events. Although questionable in certain circumstances, when the misconduct involves sexual harassment…
Rank this Week: 87

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Toking Tuesday: Your Medical Marijuana Law

    Toking Tuesday: Your Medical Marijuana Law
    Florida Today did a pretty good job laying out the ins and outs for Florida's newly minted medical marijuana regulations.Patients who suffer chronic pain related to 10 qualifying conditions — including epilepsy, cancer, ALS, multiple…
  • Jun 23

    Dear Florida Supreme Court: OMG.

    Dear Florida Supreme Court: OMG.
    Hi it's Friday be happy yada yada yada but what about this:When the sun goes down Jan. 7, 2019, Florida’s governor will be Rick Scott, and Barbara Pariente, Peggy Quince and R. Fred Lewis will almost certainly be justices on the state…
  • Jun 22

    Bobby Gilbert Reminds You of Who?

    Bobby Gilbert Reminds You of Who?
    No no no no, not citrus canker.I want to say Woody's best friend in Manhattan, turns out the guy's name is Michael Murphy?You know, that kind of smart, quiet, almost regal egghead bearing.Is there someone else?  I know there's…
Rank this Week: 69

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Jun 27

    Publication: Law in the Work of Félix González-Torre

    Publication: Law in the Work of Félix González-Torre
    Very happy to announce that the publication on Félix González-Torres and law is now available via the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy. Great essays by Sonia Kumari, Joan Kee, Martha Buskirk, Gregory S. Alexander,…
  • Jun 21

    Jeff Koons, Just In Time?

    Jeff Koons, Just In Time?
    Is Paris getting a “free” Jeff Koons? Possibly, although it seems not all is well between the city of romance and Jeff Koons. But more interestingly is what French art critic, Judith Benhamou-Huet, calls…
  • Jun 19

    BREAKING: In Lee v. Tam, SCOTUS holds that disparagement provison is unconstitutional

    BREAKING: In Lee v. Tam, SCOTUS holds that disparagement provison is unconstitutional
    Opinion hot off the press here. NPR here. The Slants tweet here.  
Rank this Week: 95

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Man Injured in Santa Ana Dog Attack

    Man Injured in Santa Ana Dog Attack
    Two loose pit bulls killed a cat, chased a woman and bit a man the morning of June 23, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, several eyewitnesses contacted police to report that two dogs had killed a cat in the 3100…
  • Jun 21

    Pedestrian Injured in Costa Mesa DUI Crash

    Pedestrian Injured in Costa Mesa DUI Crash
    A man was injured in a Costa Mesa pedestrian accident, which officials said, involved a suspected drunk driver who left the scene of the crash. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred early morning on…
  • Jun 19

    Woman Killed in Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident

    Woman Killed in Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident
    Charlene Hanson, 71, was killed in a Santa Ana pedestrian accident the evening of June 17, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred at the intersection of Civic Center Drive and…
Rank this Week: 67

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/
  • Jun 26

    “It Is Not Necessary To Call Expert Evidence On Each Issue”

    “It Is Not Necessary To Call Expert Evidence On Each Issue”
    In recent years expert evidence has become more common in injury litigation and it is not unusual to see litigants sometimes err on the side of overkill.  To this end helpful comments were recently released by the BC Supreme Court,…
  • Jun 14

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Aggravation of Chronic, Disabling Pre-Existing Condition

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Aggravation of Chronic, Disabling Pre-Existing Condition
    Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for a collision which aggravated long-standing pre-existing health complications. In today’s case (Cheema v. Khan) the Plaintiff…
  • Jun 8

    BC Court of Appeal – The Phrase Crumbling Skull is “Rarely Helpful”

    BC Court of Appeal – The Phrase Crumbling Skull is “Rarely Helpful”
    Reasons were released today by the BC Court of Appeal criticizing  the phrase ‘crumbling skull’ and spelling out the analysis a Court must take when dealing with non tort related causes to a Plaintiff’s position. In the…
Rank this Week: 63

Dallas Personal Injury Blog

Dallas Personal Injury Blog

By Rasansky Law Firm. Covers personal injury law, motor vehicle accidents, daycare and nursing home abuse, and medical malpractice.

http://www.jrlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    Fetal Bradycardia Birth Injurie

    Fetal Bradycardia Birth Injurie
    Did your child suffer brain damage due to fetal bradycardia? Our Texas birth injury attorneys are happy to look into the facts of your case free of charge and explain the options available to you and your family moving forward. Call…
  • Jun 21

    What Does “Pain and Suffering” Mean?

    What Does “Pain and Suffering” Mean?
    Pain and suffering as it relates to a personal injury case. If you’re experiencing pain and suffering following a car accident or other type of injury, call our Dallas attorneys today at 1-877-405-4313 for a free and…
  • Jun 20

    Car Accidents Caused by Tire Blowout

    Car Accidents Caused by Tire Blowout
    Were you injured in an auto accident caused by a tire blowout? Call the Dallas accident attorneys at Rasansky Law Firm today at 1-877-405-4313 to discuss the facts of your case, and let us explain the options available to you moving…
Rank this Week: 91

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Jun 26

    Divorce Financials: Finding Hidden Income

    Divorce Financials: Finding Hidden Income
    It is not unusual for the “out” spouse (the one who is not the major breadwinner in the family and who does not have control over the family’s finances) to suspect that income and assets are being hidden during a…
  • Jun 14

    Tips For Finding Hidden Assets in Divorce

    Tips For Finding Hidden Assets in Divorce
    It is not uncommon for one spouse to hide assets during a divorce. Everyone is in love until they’re not, and then they may not feel much like splitting everything with a soon-to-be e-spouse. If hidden assets and streams of income…
  • Jun 12

    Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce: Is It Simply Data Entry?

    Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce: Is It Simply Data Entry?
    When completing a lifestyle analysis in a divorce or child support case, I am often asked whether my work is simply data entry. Why does a forensic accountant need to do the lifestyle analysis? Can’t anyone with a bit of accounting…
Rank this Week: 84

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: 73

When the Abuser Goes to Work

When the Abuser Goes to Work

Offers legal resources for victims of workplace bullying, mobbing and workplace abuse and for employers who are interested in having a workplace where all employees are treated with dignity and respect.

http://abusergoestowork.com/
  • Jun 24

    Older Workers Barred from Applying for Tens of Thousands of Federal Job

    Older Workers Barred from Applying for Tens of Thousands of Federal Job
    Tens of thousands of U.S. jobs were reserved for  younger workers from 2012 to 2014 under the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s Pathways Program, which permits federal agencies to limit hiring to recent college graduates. In…
  • Jun 20

    Study Finds Job Call-Back Rates Begin Steep Decline in 40’

    Study Finds Job Call-Back Rates Begin Steep Decline in 40’
    The callback rate for job applicants begins to fall significantly around the age of 40-45 and is close to zero by the age of 70. This was the “striking” finding of a recent Swedish study in which more than 6,000 fictitious resumes…
  • Jun 12

    Cosby Trial & the Madonna Whore Complex

    Cosby Trial & the Madonna Whore Complex
    According to the news report, all eyes were on Bill Cosby’s wife,  Camille Cosby, as she entered the courtroom and found her seat while the judge was speaking. “By allowing Cosby’s wife to enter the courtroom in the…
Rank this Week: 85

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jun 24

    California Smith and Nephew Birmingham hip failure

    California Smith and Nephew Birmingham hip failure
    California Smith and Nephew Birmingham hip failure. Gary Lunsford from Riverbank, California filed a personal injury and product liability lawsuit against Smith & Nephew. Smith & Nephew Birmingham hip failure linked to design defect…
  • Jun 23

    Invokana Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Invokana Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    Invokana Wrongful Death Lawsuit. Scott Martin from Alabama alleges that the side effects of the blockbuster diabetic drug Invokana caused the wrongful death of his wife. According to Martin, his wife suffered severe diabetic ketoacidosis…
  • Jun 21

    Ethicon Physiomesh is “not safe”according to lawsuit

    Ethicon Physiomesh is “not safe”according to lawsuit
    Ethicon Physiomesh is “not safe”according to lawsuit. John Guerra, from Torrance California claims that the Ethicon Physiomesh patch used in his hernia repair causes severe health risks and complications. According to Guerra, he…
Rank this Week: 74

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
  • Jun 23

    DOE Releases LNG Export Data through April 2017

    DOE Releases LNG Export Data through April 2017
    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released data on U.S. LNG exports and imports for the period January 2017 through April 2017.  The data show that, during April, 15 cargoes of domestically produced LNG were shipped from Cheniere…
  • Jun 23

    Corpus Christi Liquefaction Files Construction Status Report

    Corpus Christi Liquefaction Files Construction Status Report
    Corpus Christi Liquefaction has filed a report with FERC covering construction progress at its export terminal at Corpus Christi, Texas, though May 2017.  The report states that engineering has progressed to 100.0%, procurement has…
  • Jun 21

    Open Season Underway for Alaska LNG Capacity

    Open Season Underway for Alaska LNG Capacity
    Alaska Gasline Development Corp. (AGDC) has announced the commencement of a foundation customer capacity solicitation to determine the foundation customers who wish to reserve capacity on the proposed Alaska LNG Project. “The capacity…
Rank this Week: 58

Be BARBRI Ready

Be BARBRI Ready

Covers bar exams. By BARBRI.

http://www.barexambrief.com/
  • Jun 22

    DON’T SELECT OBSCURE ANSWER CHOICES

    DON’T SELECT OBSCURE ANSWER CHOICES
    DON’T SELECT OBSCURE ANSWER CHOICES 50 Years, 100 Bar Exams: Our Exclusive, Expert Tips Roger Meslar, BARBRI Sr. Director of MBE Testing and Assessments The purpose of the MBE is to test your substantive knowledge and legal reasoning…
  • Jun 21

    #Barpreplife: Don’t Give Up What You Love

    #Barpreplife: Don’t Give Up What You Love
    #BarPrepLife Don’t Give Up What You Love GUEST BLOG Lauren Rose, Graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy Going to the gym, a workout class, a yoga class, or going for a walk really does make you feel better as it  allows your…
  • Jun 20

    SUBMIT PRACTICE ESSAYS TO DEVELOP SKILLS

    SUBMIT PRACTICE ESSAYS TO DEVELOP SKILLS
    SUBMIT PRACTICE ESSAYSTO DEVELOP SKILLS 50 Years, 100 Bar Exams: Our Exclusive U.S. Bar Exam Tips By Steve Levin, BARBRI Director of Essay Testing Essay writing for a U.S. Bar Exam is an acquired skill you must strengthen during…
Rank this Week: 97

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
  • Jun 20

    Cook County Jury Verdict for Injured Bicyclist Hit by Motorist Who Ran Stop Sign

    Cook County Jury Verdict for Injured Bicyclist Hit by Motorist Who Ran Stop Sign
    Forrest Buchtel, 74, was riding his bike southbound on Sherman Avenue in Evanston, Ill.  He stopped for a stop sign at Greenleaf Street, which is a four-way stop intersection and then began peddling his bike into the intersection when he…
  • Jun 19

    $5.26 Million Jury Verdict for Injured Electrician Who Fell From Ladder

    $5.26 Million Jury Verdict for Injured Electrician Who Fell From Ladder
    Joanne Turner, an electrician, was working on a roof of a community college building that was under construction. As she climbed a 20-foot roof access ladder, she slipped and fell about 15 feet to the concrete floor below. Turner was 53 years…
  • May 1

    $3 Million Jury Verdict for Suicide Death Caused by Paxil in Pharmaceutical Lawsuit

    $3 Million Jury Verdict for Suicide Death Caused by Paxil in Pharmaceutical Lawsuit
    Plaintiff Wendy Dolin, the wife of the decedent, Stewart Dolin, filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago alleging that the death of her husband, Stewart Dolin, was caused by the taking of…
Rank this Week: 98

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

Covers criminal defense, immigration consequences, and constitutional law. By Rick Horowitz.

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Jun 16

    The Deciders at the Tip of the Technological Iceberg

    The Deciders at the Tip of the Technological Iceberg
    Yesterday, the Huffington Post published a story about something I covered in a couple blog articles a while back. They mentioned what I wrote about, getting part of it wrong, but that’s to be expected from reporters who…
  • Jun 15

    Quick Look: If It Saves Just One

    Quick Look: If It Saves Just One
    On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, Senator Connie Leyva, a Democrat representing District 20, argued before the California Senate Public Safety Committee. Technically, I think they call it “testifying,” rather than arguing, in this…
  • Jun 6

    The Great Unshackling?

    The Great Unshackling?
    I have long been an anti-shackling advocate. All my advocacy on that issue so far, however, pertains to children being shackled, which I have considered one of the great shames of our juvenile courts. But, even though I’ve known that…
Rank this Week: 68

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jun 14

    Happy Bar Studie

    Happy Bar Studie
    The 2017 Georgia Bar Exam will be administered on the 25th and 26th of July.  Which means test takers still have plenty of time to cram the necessary legal information to pass (cough cough).  The library has numerous digital and…
  • May 22

    Library System Improvement

    Library System Improvement
    The Law Library, with University Library, will be changing the interface for our catalog. If you use gilfind.gsu.edu or gil.gsu.edu to search for library items, you will be redirected to our new search system on Friday, May 26. The new system…
  • May 1

    Faculty Reading List – Summer 2017

    Faculty Reading List – Summer 2017
    Did you ever wonder what your professors read in their spare time?  They certainly don’t sit around re-reading cases do they? Of course they don’t! We asked the faculty if they had any suggestions for summer reading, and…
Rank this Week: 88

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Jun 13

    Ireland’s Failing Abortion Law: Statutory Interpretation, Human Rights and the Detention of Pregnant Children.

    Ireland’s Failing Abortion Law: Statutory Interpretation, Human Rights and the Detention of Pregnant Children.
    Mairead Enright (@maireadenright) Yesterday, the Child Care Law Reporting Project published a summary of a District Court case from 2016. A  suicidal teenager’s GP referred her to a consultant psychiatrist. She was pregnant and did…
  • Jun 1

    RIA Conference on Human Rights and the Social Sciences, June 22nd.

    RIA Conference on Human Rights and the Social Sciences, June 22nd.
    The human rights movement has done a great deal of good in improving the lives of people around the globe, however, as evidenced by recent political upheavals, its embodiment as a contemporary ‘ethics of progress’ is increasingly…
  • May 30

    Asylum Seekers and the Right to Work: The Supreme Court Decision

    Asylum Seekers and the Right to Work: The Supreme Court Decision
    By virtue of section 9(4) of the Refugee Act 1996, asylum seekers are absolutely prohibited from seeking or entering employment in Ireland. This provision has now been replaced by section 16(3)(b) of the International Protection Act 2015.…
Rank this Week: 79

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Covers knowledge management, web development and law library management. By Steve Matthews.

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 5

    Small Decisions Adding Up

    Small Decisions Adding Up
    As the publisher of Slaw, I get to see a lot of great commentary. I also get to see the statistics behind the website, and I don't mind sharing with you that local colleague Sarah Sutherland of CanLII has a fantastically successful post on…
  • Jun 5

    Quickscribe Annotations for May, 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for May, 2017
    Below are the latest Quickscribe additions for new annotations to BC legislation. Devyn Cousineau – British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal – Human Rights CodeStan Rule, Sabey Rule LLP – Wills, Estates and…
  • Jun 5

    Primer on Saskatchewan Legislative Research

    Primer on Saskatchewan Legislative Research
    It's nice to see law librarian super-blogger Alan Kirkpatrick contributing to VALL Review! In the most recent edition, Alan wrote a short primer on Saskatchewan legislative research, which he's reproduced in full over on his Library Canuck…
Rank this Week: 92

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • May 25

    How Soon After I Suffer a Personal Injury Do I Have to File a Claim?

    How Soon After I Suffer a Personal Injury Do I Have to File a Claim?
    After going through an accident that ends up with injuries, the victim will never know the full extent of their damages until some time has passed after the accident. Even if a person believes that their injury was minor, they could suffer…
  • May 5

    What Are the Top Five Mental Health Disorders That Are Misdiagnosed?

    What Are the Top Five Mental Health Disorders That Are Misdiagnosed?
    Many people might find it difficult to go seek help for a mental disorder that they may have. Obtaining a diagnosis is the first step in receiving treatment. Going to a physician’s office may be the first step, but not the last.…
  • Apr 10

    Important Witnesses That May Be Needed in Personal Injury Case

    Important Witnesses That May Be Needed in Personal Injury Case
    Important Witnesses That May Be Needed in Personal Injury Cases Most people who seek a personal injury claim do not know the aspects that are going to be associated with their case. There are a variety of things that need to be performed and…
Rank this Week: 75

Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

Covers securities enforcement, securities law and going public matters. By Hamilton & Associates.

https://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • Jan 23

    SEC Final Judgment Entered Against Graduate Leverage

    SEC Final Judgment Entered Against Graduate Leverage
    Going Public LawyerOn December 23, 2016, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts entered final judgments against Graduate Leverage, LLC, GL Capital Partners, LLC, GL Investment Services, LLC, Taft Financial…
  • Jan 22

    Final Judgment Entered Against Gregg Mulholland Posted by Brenda Hamilton

    Final Judgment Entered Against Gregg Mulholland Posted by Brenda Hamilton
    Going Public LawyerOn January 11, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York entered a final judgment against defendant Gregg R. Mulholland, a penny stock promoter charged in an SEC action with illegally selling more…
  • Jan 21

    Final Judgment Entered in “Prime Bank” Fraud – By: Brenda Hamilton

    Final Judgment Entered in “Prime Bank” Fraud – By: Brenda Hamilton
    Going Public LawyerOn January 13, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota entered a final judgment against Minnesota resident James M. Louks and his company, FiberPoP Solutions, Inc. Louks and FiberPoP are defendants in an…
Rank this Week: 80

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

http://www.inter-alia.net/blog/
  • Apr 8

    Introducing the Friday Tech Fix

    Introducing the Friday Tech Fix
    I will wager that most of you don’t have a lot of time to keep up with the latest tech gadgets, apps, sites, and services. While I probably don’t have a lot of time for that either, I have come to recognize my tech addiction for…
  • Apr 8

    Back to Blogging, and a Pivot

    Back to Blogging, and a Pivot
    From the looks of it, this is my first official blog post in over 6 months, and only the second post in more than a year. From the days when I used to track law bloggers, I definitely qualify as an “inactive.” I’ve been…
  • Sep 14

    The iPad Pro vs. Windows Surface Pro 3: An Early Look

    The iPad Pro vs. Windows Surface Pro 3: An Early Look
    If you happened to be sleeping or otherwise absent last week, you may have missed that Apple announced a few products. Being an iPad fan, I was of course interested to see the much-rumored announcement of the iPad Pro, a much larger tablet…
Rank this Week: 86