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The Word On Employment Law

The Word On Employment Law

Covers legal issues affecting the workplace. By Dave Whitlock, Chris Parker and Jimmy Daniel.

http://www.wordonemploymentlaw.com
  • Jun 7

    Retaliation Claims Increase

    Retaliation Claims Increase
    Recent trends reveal that employment retaliation claims are on the rise.  Further, courts are taking a hard line on offending employers accused of retaliation in employment.  A review of United States Supreme Court decisions in retaliation…
  • May 19

    Nuclear Fallout

    Nuclear Fallout
    But not in Japan.  Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dominique Strauss-Kahn are making headlines they probably wish they had never made.  While I’m not a man and can, therefore, only surmise that the root of the problem somehow goes back to The…
  • May 17

    There’s An App for That

    There’s An App for That
    And it’s exhibit one to the wage and hour lawsuit that has just been filed against your company.  The Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the release of its first smartphone app – a timesheet that allows employees to keep track of…
Rank this Week: 46

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Bicyclists Injured In Orange County Collision

    Bicyclists Injured In Orange County Collision
    Two bicyclists were injured after both were struck by vehicles nearly at the same time in the cities of Orange and Anaheim the night of March 17, 2015. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, Orange police responded to an…
  • Mar 17

    Three Injured In Orange Car Accident

    Three Injured In Orange Car Accident
    Three people were injured, one critically, in a three-car crash the evening of March 13, 2015. According to a report in the Orange County Register, the incident, which involved three vehicles, occurred at the intersection of Main Street and…
  • Mar 13

    Orange County Woman Injured In Pit Bull Attack

    Orange County Woman Injured In Pit Bull Attack
    A Placentia woman was injured in a dog attack after one of her two pit bulls bit her. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, police officers responded to a home in the 700 block of East Yorba Linda Boulevard the afternoon…
Rank this Week: 47

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

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

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    Afghan President To US Congress: Moderate Muslims Must Speak Out

    Afghan President To US Congress: Moderate Muslims Must Speak Out
    Afghanistan's new President, Ashraf Ghani, in a visit to the United States this week (New York Times), addressed a joint session of Congress yesterday.  In his speech (full text and video), Ghani called for changes within Islam,…
  • Mar 26

    NJ Governor Signs Law Keeping Religious Cemeteries Out of Headstone and Funeral Busine

    NJ Governor Signs Law Keeping Religious Cemeteries Out of Headstone and Funeral Busine
    Earlier this week, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed A-3840 (full text), a law that bars religious groups that operate cemeteries from also selling headstones or offering various other kinds of funeral services. Religion News Service…
  • Mar 26

    Satanic Temple Urges "Discrimination Transparency" Amendment To Michigan's Proposed RFRA

    Satanic Temple Urges "Discrimination Transparency" Amendment To Michigan's Proposed RFRA
    Fox News reported earlier this month that in a creative response to Michigan's proposed Religious Freedom Restoration Act, the Detroit Chapter of the Satanic Temple is urging that a "Discrimination Transparency" amendment be added to the…
Rank this Week: 49

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 1

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]
    For patient investors everywhere. ---- The Regulator Who Explained the Worldhttps://hbr.org/2012/03/the-regulator-who-explained-th.html ---- Shared via my feedly reader Sent from my iPhone
  • Aug 28

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...
    The answer is I'm fine, thanks for askin.' Just that my blogging tastes seem to have changed, at least for the moment. Maybe they'll change again. In the meantime, if I feel I have something to say, I suppose I will post it here but then…
  • Aug 18

    From the Inbox

    From the Inbox
    From her corner office in New York’s Rockefeller Center, [Rebecca Patterson] the chief investment officer of Bessemer Trust Co. is putting $55.7 billion in client assets under geopolitical stress. ...  Patterson joined Bessemer,…
Rank this Week: 50

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: 51

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Mar 26

    Passenger Medevaced from Diamond Prince

    Passenger Medevaced from Diamond Prince
    A cruise ship passenger suffering from an undisclosed medical condition has been medevaced from a Princess cruise ship sailing to Sydney.  The ABC News network in Australia reports that a Westpac rescue helicopter was dispatched to the…
  • Mar 25

    Another Critical Crime Warning for Nassau, Bahama

    Another Critical Crime Warning for Nassau, Bahama
    The U.S. State Department has issued a critical crime warning for Nassau, Bahamas today. The warning is titled Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Nassau (Bahamas), Nassau Violent Crime. The warning states that U.S. citizens residing in…
  • Mar 25

    International Cruise Victims (ICV) Expands in Europe

    International Cruise Victims (ICV) Expands in Europe
    The International Cruise Victims (ICV) organization just announced that it is expanding in Europe. The ICV is a grass root non-profit organization operated by victims of crimes and families who have lost loved ones at sea. The ICV and…
Rank this Week: 52

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Mar 26

    Better Call Saul does law

    Better Call Saul does law
    As I have written, I waited anxiously for Better Call Saul, the Breaking Bad prequel that focuses on criminal lawyer Saul Goodman in his early days as Jimmy McGill. And the show has not disappointed. Medical shows regularly feature actors…
  • Mar 25

    Fair-weather color-blindness in the Alabama Redistricting Case?

    Fair-weather color-blindness in the Alabama Redistricting Case?
    Have the Republicans on SCOTUS gone all squishy on color-blindness? In Alabama Black Legislative Caucus v. Alabama, the Republicans, minus Kennedy, dissented from Breyer’s five-vote majority opinion holding that the Alabama legislature must…
  • Mar 25

    The Sweet Briar Legal Challenge

    The Sweet Briar Legal Challenge
    The alumnae group Saving Sweet Briar has hired the law firm of Troutman Sanders LLP to represent the group in its attempt to oust the current board and prevent the school's closure. The law firm sent a letter to the board's counsel outlining…
Rank this Week: 53

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Mar 25

    Girl Injured in OKC after Car-Pedestrian Accident at 63rd and May

    Girl Injured in OKC after Car-Pedestrian Accident at 63rd and May
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma — A young woman or girl was injured in OKC this past Tuesday (March 24, 2015) after she was hit by a car at the intersection of 63rd and May. Police said that the girl was riding with her mother in her car on…
  • Mar 25

    Two-Car Accident on College Avenue in Fayetteville, AR Injures Two

    Two-Car Accident on College Avenue in Fayetteville, AR Injures Two
    Fayetteville, AR — There was an accident along College Avenue this past Tuesday (March 24, 2015) that left two people injured, according to the news. It appears that a black sedan and a white SUV collided with each other on College…
  • Mar 25

    Two Critically Injured in Sterling Heights, MI after Semi-Truck Accident

    Two Critically Injured in Sterling Heights, MI after Semi-Truck Accident
    Sterling Heights, MI — There was a major accident between a car and a semi-truck this past Saturday, March 21, that left two people in critical condition. According to the police, the injured were a 27-year old woman from Warren and a…
Rank this Week: 55

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Covers mediation, negotiation and settlement. By Victoria Pynchon.

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

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

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

    Good Night and Good Luck

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

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table

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

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Mar 26

    Never Give Up. Never Surrender.

    Never Give Up. Never Surrender.
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Mar 26

    Best Buy Sale On Samsung Note 4 And Gear VR Innovator

    Best Buy Sale On Samsung Note 4 And Gear VR Innovator
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Mar 26

    Net Neutrality Debate Is Now A Lawyer Problem

    Net Neutrality Debate Is Now A Lawyer Problem
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 56

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/
  • Mar 26

    For Your Listening Pleasure . . .

    For Your Listening Pleasure . . .
    Here is the latest episode of Rational Security: And here is the latest Chess Clock Debate, a discussion between Kori Schake of the Hoover Institution and Ryan Evans of the War on the Rocks site over whether or not the United States should…
  • Mar 26

    Private Defamation Action Dismissed on State Secrets Ground

    Private Defamation Action Dismissed on State Secrets Ground
    This is a very interesting case. The other day, federal district judge Edgardo Ramos in New York threw out a defamation lawsuit between two private parties on the government’s intervening motion asserting the state secrets…
  • Mar 26

    ISIS as Cult

    ISIS as Cult
    Editor’s Note: This is the final of four excerpts from the new book, ISIS: The State of Terror, by Jessica Stern and J.M. Berger. In case you missed them, here are Part I, Part II, and Part III. In a study that is widely…
Rank this Week: 57

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Mar 26

    Where Are the Loan Sharks?

    Where Are the Loan Sharks?
    by Jeff Sovern Not that I need one, but my question is prompted by my expectation that during the Consumer Financial Protection Bureaus's field hearing today on payday lending, the Bureau will propose new restrictions on payday lending.…
  • Mar 25

    Senate to take up oil train safety legislation

    Senate to take up oil train safety legislation
    Two weeks ago, we flagged an NPR piece about the dangers of transporting oil by rail. Very glad to see that we're not the only ones concerned. Today, Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington will introduce federal legislation to prevent oil...
  • Mar 25

    On the decline of union

    On the decline of union
    Commentator Nicholas Kristof has never been a fan of unions, but in this New York Times op-ed, he explains, he’s changed his mind about them. Why? In Kristof’s words: I’m as appalled as anyone by silly work rules and…
Rank this Week: 59

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Mar 25

    2015 RPTE Law Student Writing Contest

    2015 RPTE Law Student Writing Contest
    The American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law is holding the annual RPTE Law Student Writing Contest. The goal of the contest is to encourage and reward law student writing on the subjects o real property...
  • Mar 25

    CLE on Using Lifetime QTIP

    CLE on Using Lifetime QTIP
    The American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law is holding a CLE entitled, Creative Estate Planning Strategies for Using Lifetime QTIPs, on April 7th from 12:00 – 1:30 PM CT via webinar. Here is why you...
  • Mar 25

    Kidney Catastrophe

    Kidney Catastrophe
    In 2013, Christine Clark underwent months of testing so that she could donate her kidney to a longtime friend with end-stage renal disease. On July 2, 2013, almost an hour after doctors removed Clark’s kidney, they put her friend under...
Rank this Week: 60

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

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

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Woman Critically Injured In San Pedro Hit-and-Run Crash

    Woman Critically Injured In San Pedro Hit-and-Run Crash
    A 43-year-old mother suffered life-threatening injuries when a motorist suspected of driving under the influence of drugs ran a red light outside a San Pedro school and caused a vehicle to strike her. According to a news report in the Orange…
  • Mar 24

    Fullerton Car Accident Causes Injurie

    Fullerton Car Accident Causes Injurie
    Three people were injured in a Fullerton car accident involving two vehicles the morning of March 20, 2015. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the injury collision occurred at the intersection of North State College…
  • Mar 17

    Man Killed In Orange DUI Collision

    Man Killed In Orange DUI Collision
    Eric Phan, 34, of Midway City, was fatally injured after a suspected drunk driver crashed into the vehicle in which he was a passenger. According to a report in the Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred on the interchange…
Rank this Week: 58

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Mar 25

    Supreme Court Delivers Fairness to Pregnant Workers in UPS Case

    Supreme Court Delivers Fairness to Pregnant Workers in UPS Case
    The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued an important ruling for pregnant workers in the case of Peggy Young, a UPS delivery driver who was forced on to unpaid leave after she became pregnant and was advised by her doctor not to lift more than…
  • Mar 25

    Five Ways to Keep Your Data Safe Right Now

    Five Ways to Keep Your Data Safe Right Now
    This post was first published on TED.com. There seems to be a new data breach in the news every week – a major company hacked, millions of usernames, passwords or credit card numbers stolen. There isn’t much that you, as an…
  • Mar 24

    Better Privacy Protections Are a Key to U.S. Foreign Policy Coherence

    Better Privacy Protections Are a Key to U.S. Foreign Policy Coherence
    For all its interest in promoting human rights around the world, you’d think the United States would be more sensitive to the ways its own surveillance policies undermine those very rights. Over the last few years, U.S. officials…
Rank this Week: 61

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
  • Aug 28

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)
    We are discussing some of the issues raised by Peter Henning in his DealBook column, The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.   In any event, the limits on discovery, the fact that ALJ decisions are…
  • Aug 26

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)
    Peter Henning wrote an interesting piece over at DealBook on the SEC's use of administrative proceedings in place of actions in federal district court.  See The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.…
  • Aug 26

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)
    We are discussing the Second Circuit's decision in ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, a case that effectively created a "reverse effects test" that was contrary to the Supreme Court's analysis…
Rank this Week: 62

Res Communis

Res Communis

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

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

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration

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

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England

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

    New DoD Space Policy

    New DoD Space Policy
    The United States Department of Defense has released a new Space Policy and a Fact Sheet on the Policy. The press release states: New DOD Space Policy Addresses Safety, Security, Access By Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service
Rank this Week: 63

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    Fortune piece favorable to Goodlatte Innovation bill

    Fortune piece favorable to Goodlatte Innovation bill
    Jeff Roberts of a fortune presents a piece favorable to the Innovation bill of Goodlatte in the postCEOs tell Congress: Patent trolls are giving us the shakedownCuriously, Roberts did not focus on the controversy about fee-shifting:--One of…
  • Mar 26

    Intellectual Ventures scores victory over Motorola for patent infringement in D. Del.

    Intellectual Ventures scores victory over Motorola for patent infringement in D. Del.
    In Intellectual Ventures I Llc et al. v. Motorola Mobility Llc, No. 11-cv-908, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, IV obtained a favorable jury verdict against Motorola.
  • Mar 26

    Apple's ELECTRONIC COMPONENT EMBEDDED IN CERAMIC MATERIAL

    Apple's ELECTRONIC COMPONENT EMBEDDED IN CERAMIC MATERIAL
    The first three claims of Apple's application ELECTRONIC COMPONENT EMBEDDED IN CERAMIC MATERIAL --1. An electronic device, comprising: a housing; a cover glass affixed to the housing; and an electronic component embedded within the…
Rank this Week: 64

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    Reading list: Campbell at 21/Sony at 31

    Reading list: Campbell at 21/Sony at 31
    Jessica Litman, Campbell at 21/Sony at 31. As you'd expect, insightful and a pleasure to read. Extracts: When copyright lawyers gather to discuss fair use these days, the most common refrain is its alarming expansion. This distress about…
  • Mar 25

    Wannabe competitor lacks standing to challenge false advertising

    Wannabe competitor lacks standing to challenge false advertising
    Maine Springs, LLC v. Nestlé Waters North America, Inc., 2015 WL 1241571, No. 2:14–cv–00321 (D. Me. Mar. 18, 2015) Maine Springs was founded seven years ago to start a bottled water operation in Poland Spring, Maine.…
  • Mar 25

    post-POM claim based on false implication of FDA approval survive

    post-POM claim based on false implication of FDA approval survive
    Par Sterile Products, LLC v. Fresenius Kabi USA LLC, 2015 WL 1263041, No. 14 C 3349 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 17, 2015) Par’s vasopressin injection product, Vasostrict, is a FDA-approved pharmaceutical. Fresenius’s vasopressin…
Rank this Week: 66

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Mar 25

    End Direct Provision: #DirectProvision15

    End Direct Provision: #DirectProvision15
    Caroline Reid is the Communications Officer, Irish Refugee Council. Liam Thornton is a lecturer in law in UCD.  On April 10th 2015, direct provision will be 15 years in existence. To mark this, Human Rights in Ireland will dedicate one…
  • Mar 20

    Guest Post: 20 years after Beijing: let’s take a few steps back.

    Guest Post: 20 years after Beijing: let’s take a few steps back.
    We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Leonard Taylor, who is a PhD candidate at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway. His research topic is on Catholicism and human rights.  You can contact him…
  • Mar 16

    Socio-Economic Rights, the Constitution and the ECHR Act 2003: O’Donnell v South Dublin County Council in the Supreme Court

    Socio-Economic Rights, the Constitution and the ECHR Act 2003: O’Donnell v South Dublin County Council in the Supreme Court
    This note is based on MacMenamin J.’s unapproved decision, not yet available on courts.ie. SCOIRL have a succinct post on the outcome in this case. A decision was also given by McKechnie J, and is not yet available. However, I…
Rank this Week: 65

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Mar 26

    Trending Toward #Justice — Ken Jost’s New Book

    Trending Toward #Justice — Ken Jost’s New Book
    The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice. — Martin Luther King, Jr. (epigraph quote) Ken Jost — journalist, blogger, author, teacher, and Supreme Court aficionado — has a new…
  • Mar 26

    Stanton Biography

    Stanton Biography
    When I was working on my Bingham book, I remarked that we could use a new biography of Edwin M. Stanton, Lincoln’s principal Secretary of War and a leading figure during Reconstruction.  I learned the other days that a new…
  • Mar 25

    FAN 53 (First Amendment News) Justice Sotomayor joins in discussion of Burt Neuborne’s New Book (“Madison’s Music”)

    FAN 53 (First Amendment News) Justice Sotomayor joins in discussion of Burt Neuborne’s New Book (“Madison’s Music”)
    [My colleague Anthony Kennedy’s] approach to [the First Amendment], unlike some of my other colleagues,  is born on a very, very, almost fanatical belief that . . . the essence of democracy is no regulation of speech. –…
Rank this Week: 67

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: 68

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Blurred Right

    Blurred Right
    You may, like me and hundreds of others, have had the “Blurred Lines” verses: “I know you want it, You’re a good girl, You’re far from plastic, Talk about getting blasted, I hate these blurred lines,” stuck…
  • Mar 25

    Is the TTAB falling?

    Is the TTAB falling?
    A commonly used forum to resolve trademark registration issues, which also commonly resulted in negotiated settlements over the use of mark, may no longer be so common. Today, the United States Supreme Court issued its heavily anticipated…
  • Mar 24

    The Big Dance Around Trademark Madne

    The Big Dance Around Trademark Madne
    - Draeke Weseman, Weseman Law Office, PLLC Last week, the Chicago Sun Times profiled Loeb & Loeb attorney Douglas Masters, the NCAA’s outside counsel in charge of trademark enforcement during March Madness. Licensing the official…
Rank this Week: 69

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

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

http://federalcrimesblog.com
Rank this Week: 70

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 26

    Moonlighting Created a Serious Conflict of Interest

    Moonlighting Created a Serious Conflict of Interest
    A Canada Revenue Agency employee’s moonlighting activities constituted a serious conflict of interest and, along with his subsequent insubordination, gave the employer sufficient cause to terminate the employee, the Public Service…
  • Mar 26

    So I Spend a Lot of Time Thinking About Clothes . . .

    So I Spend a Lot of Time Thinking About Clothes . . .
    When I taught a course on legal information last summer appropriate dress in a legal environment was a topic of some interest to those starting their careers. And as I find recent conversations about feminism and clothes to be quite…
  • Mar 26

    Delegation Communication: Questions Lawyers (Sometimes) Forget to Ask

    Delegation Communication: Questions Lawyers (Sometimes) Forget to Ask
    If you’ve worked in a law firm long enough, you’ve probably been assigned work in a way that left you confused (if not annoyed). When it’s time to delegate your own work, it can be a…
Rank this Week: 71

Structured Settlements 4Real

Structured Settlements 4Real

Provides structured settlement information, provocative commentary, news and opinion about structured settlements and settlement planning. By John Darer.

http://structuredsettlements.typepad.com/structured_settlements_4r/
  • Mar 18

    Can Structured Settlement Payment Rights be Legally Marketed as Annuities?

    Can Structured Settlement Payment Rights be Legally Marketed as Annuities?
    New York State residents may be targeted by settlement purchasing companies purportedly selling annuities, but who are really selling structured settlement payment rights which are NOT annuities. This is a content summary only. Please click…
  • Mar 16

    Imperial Structured Settlements NY Forum Shopping | Best interest A Joke?

    Imperial Structured Settlements NY Forum Shopping | Best interest A Joke?
    Lawsuits in New York and Virginia, raise questions about the how effective the best interest requirements of Federal and state laws are followed, with implications to annuitants that seek cash and... This is a content summary only. Please…
  • Mar 13

    Structured Settlement Pulp From Disgruntled Dick in LifeHealthPro

    Structured Settlement Pulp From Disgruntled Dick in LifeHealthPro
    This lawsuit IS NOT weighing on structured settlements. It is weighing on Ringler Associates, if at all. If Ringler Associates goes out of business because of the actions associated with a rogue... This is a content summary only. Please…
Rank this Week: 72

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Mar 24

    B&B Hardware: Beyond Nuts and Bolt

    B&B Hardware: Beyond Nuts and Bolt
    I’d promised I’d wait on this, but I couldn’t, and you’ll see why.  Here’s my take on today’s Supreme Court decision in B&B Hardware v. Hargis Industries Inc., which — notwithstanding my…
  • Mar 24

    Linked for eternity

    Linked for eternity
    According to a 2014 study conducted at Harvard Law School, more than 70% of the URLs within the Harvard Law Review and other journals, and 50% of the URLs within United States Supreme Court opinions, do not link to the originally cited…
  • Mar 20

    Best of 2011: Poor eBay!

    Best of 2011: Poor eBay!
    First posted April 27, 2011. News item: eBay Beats The Street; Revenue Up 16 Percent To $2.5B; Net Income Up 12 Percent eBay just reported first quarter earnings today posting revenue of $2.5 billion, an increase of 16% from the…
Rank this Week: 73

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Mar 26

    Klint Alexander Named Dean Of Wyoming Law

    Klint Alexander Named Dean Of Wyoming Law
    Klint Alexander, a Senior Lecturer at Vanderbilt University's Law School and its Political Science department has been named the new dean of the University of Wyoming College of Law. He holds a JD from Virginia and a Ph.D from Cambridge.
  • Mar 25

    What’s The Return On Equality: Kim Krawiec on Lisa Fairfax on Will We All Get There?

    What’s The Return On Equality: Kim Krawiec on Lisa Fairfax on Will We All Get There?
    I just wanted to follow up on Lisa’s previous post regarding what she sees as a potentially concerning trend for racial diversity in the boardroom as compared to gender diversity in the boardroom. This is an issue that arose in...
  • Mar 25

    Former UNH Law Dean, John Broderick, In Dust-up With University

    Former UNH Law Dean, John Broderick, In Dust-up With University
    Last week, John Broderick - the former dean of the University of New Hampshire School of Law and the current Director of the Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership & Public Policy - announced that he would be stepping down as...
Rank this Week: 74

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

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

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 75

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
  • Mar 26

    B.C. Introduces Bill Providing Details on LNG Income Taxe

    B.C. Introduces Bill Providing Details on LNG Income Taxe
    The British Columbia (B.C.) government has introduced Bill 26, the Liquefied Natural Gas Income Tax Amendment Act 2015, to “set out the remaining elements of a competitive LNG income tax framework.”  The bill provides the LNG…
  • Mar 26

    Coast Guard and MARAD Temporarily Suspend Review of Port Ambrose LNG Import Project

    Coast Guard and MARAD Temporarily Suspend Review of Port Ambrose LNG Import Project
    The U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) have temporarily suspended their review of Liberty Natural Gas’s proposed Port Ambrose deepwater LNG import terminal to be located off the coasts of New Jersey and New…
  • Mar 26

    Shell’s LNG Canada Project Moving Forward

    Shell’s LNG Canada Project Moving Forward
    Markus Hector, general manager of global LNG for Shell, primary owner of LNG Canada, recently stated that LNG Canada’s proposed LNG export terminal project in British Columbia is “progressing,” despite low crude oil and…
Rank this Week: 77

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Mar 26

    Is the Increase in Value of Investments Marital Property in Virginia?

    Is the Increase in Value of Investments Marital Property in Virginia?
    In Virginia divorce actions, one of the first questions parties often ask is “who is going to get to keep what?” Virginia is an equitable distribution state, meaning that the court has the authority in any divorce to classify…
  • Mar 24

    Can a Third-Party Seek Custody or Visitation of a Child in Virginia?

    Can a Third-Party Seek Custody or Visitation of a Child in Virginia?
    In Virginia, a petition for custody or visitation may be filed by either parent or by any “person with a legitimate interest.” Virginia law defines a person with a legitimate interest broadly to include grandparents, stepparents,…
  • Mar 5

    Military Divorce Rate Reaches Lowest Point in 10 Year

    Military Divorce Rate Reaches Lowest Point in 10 Year
    According to statistics released on Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Defense, the military’s divorce rate dropped again last year, and has reached its lowest level since 2005. In 2014, the divorce rate among enlisted and officer men…
Rank this Week: 76

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
Rank this Week: 78

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
  • Mar 26

    Delaware Court: Fee-Shifting Bylaw Does Not Apply to Former Stockholder

    Delaware Court: Fee-Shifting Bylaw Does Not Apply to Former Stockholder
    Editor's Note: Toby Myerson is a partner in the Corporate Department at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and co-head of the firm’s Global Mergers and Acquisitions Group. The following post is based on a Paul Weiss…
  • Mar 26

    The Benefits of Limits on Executive Pay

    The Benefits of Limits on Executive Pay
    Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Peter Cebon of the University of Melbourne and Benjamin Hermalin, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. Work from the Program on Corporate Governance about CEO pay…
  • Mar 25

    Crossing State Lines Again—Appraisal Rights Outside of Delaware

    Crossing State Lines Again—Appraisal Rights Outside of Delaware
    Editor's Note: Daniel Wolf is a partner at Kirkland & Ellis focusing on mergers and acquisitions. The following post is based on a Kirkland memorandum by Mr. Wolf, Matthew Solum, David B. Feirstein, and Laura A. Sullivan. This post is…
Rank this Week: 79

Copyright Litigation Blog

Copyright Litigation Blog

Review of copyright law, copyright litigation, art litigation and relevant current events. Discussions of recent case law and federal rules of civil procedure. By Ray Dowd.

http://copyrightlitigation.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 15

    The Second Circuit, Nazi Looted Art, and Why Museums Are Letting ISIS Flourish

    The Second Circuit, Nazi Looted Art, and Why Museums Are Letting ISIS Flourish
    Camille Pissaro - La Bergere Rentrant des MoutonsThe United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has remanded a case against the University of Oklahoma brought by a Jewish woman seeking the return of a painting by Camille Pissaro…
  • Mar 9

    Nazi Looted Art: Cases, Ethics and Law - March 24, 2015 Westchester Women's Bar Association

    Nazi Looted Art: Cases, Ethics and Law - March 24, 2015 Westchester Women's Bar Association
    Nazi Looted Art: Cases, Ethics and Law Presenter: Raymond Dowd, Esq.  With last year’s film Monuments Men, the upcoming Woman in Gold starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds, and with the documentary The Rape of Europa on PBS, the…
  • Mar 2

    List of Law Librarians on Twitter

    List of Law Librarians on Twitter
    Baker, Brian L. @brianlbakerAhlbrand, Ashley @AshleyAmesAllison, Jennifer @jenellen1214Ballard, Terry @terryballardBassett, Cindy @LibrynthBeatty, John @johnny42Beitz, Janelle @jkbeitzBlackaby, Dan @dblackabyBlaine, Anna @annacb33Boone, Tom…
Rank this Week: 80

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 82

California Injury Attorneys Blog

California Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers personal injury lawsuits, settlements and news. By Estey & Bomberger.

http://www.esteybomberger.com/blog/
  • Oct 8

    Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Unloading Car in La Jolla

    Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Unloading Car in La Jolla
    LA JOLLA – A 45-year-old La Jolla woman was killed Tuesday morning when she was struck by a car on Girard Avenue, NBC San Diego reported. Just before noon, authorities say the woman was unloading her car when an elderly driver backed…
  • Oct 7

    Jury Awards $1.25 Million to Man Injured by Defective Table Saw

    Jury Awards $1.25 Million to Man Injured by Defective Table Saw
    Last month, a jury in Chicago federal court awarded $1.25 million to an Illinois man who was severely injured by a defective table saw.  The victim, Brandon Stollings, 30, lost his index finger and parts of two other fingers in 2007…
  • Oct 6

    Five Teenagers Tragically Killed in Orange County Crash

    Five Teenagers Tragically Killed in Orange County Crash
    BUENA PARK — A BMW crashed in Orange County early Saturday morning, killing five teenage passengers in a solo-vehicle collision on southbound Interstate 5 in Irvine.The accident was reported just after 2 a.m. south of Alton Parkway…
Rank this Week: 81

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Mar 21

    Law school faculty diversity: The problem is not where you think it i

    Law school faculty diversity: The problem is not where you think it i
    Jim Lindgren: In “Measuring Diversity: Law Faculties in 1997 and 2013,” which can be downloaded from SSRN, I explore tenure-track law school diversity in 1997 and 2013. ... This study finds that... [[ This is a content summary…
  • Mar 20

    Corporate Social responsibility-The Policy Debate- A PowerPoint Deck

    Corporate Social responsibility-The Policy Debate- A PowerPoint Deck
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  • Mar 20

    Biz Law Prawfs on Twitter: The Updated List

    Biz Law Prawfs on Twitter: The Updated List
    Updated business law #professors on twitter list: http://t.co/gluOFWv36D … Glad to welcome @ProfessorOrozco (FSU Business) — Haskell Murray (@HaskellMurray) March 18, 2015 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for…
Rank this Week: 83

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    SDFLA ranks second in courtroom hours per judge

    SDFLA ranks second in courtroom hours per judge
    Here's an interesting piece on judicial productivity by Judge William Young and Jordan Singer.  It discusses how courtroom hours are way down across the board.  But our District still has quite a bit of in court hours, and we rank…
  • Mar 24

    11th Circuit argument centers on "dildos and cock rings"

    11th Circuit argument centers on "dildos and cock rings"
    No joke.  While David Ovalle was waiting to see the Lolita arguments, he got to see Paul Petruzzi argue that his client -- a drama teacher convicted of attempting to have sex was a 16-year old former student -- was prejudiced by the…
  • Mar 24

    Lolita the whale to face 11th Circuit today

    Lolita the whale to face 11th Circuit today
    David Ovalle has the story:A federal appeals court will entertain arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit challenging the captivity of Lolita, the killer whale who has performed at the Miami Seaquarium for decades.Animal-rights activists have long…
Rank this Week: 84

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

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

http://blog.lipcon.com/
  • Mar 24

    Cruise Ship Mystery: Did a Missing Royal Caribbean Cruise Passenger Fall Overboard or Jump from the Liberty of the Seas Ship?

    Cruise Ship Mystery: Did a Missing Royal Caribbean Cruise Passenger Fall Overboard or Jump from the Liberty of the Seas Ship?
    They say that bad things come in threes. Well, it seems that for the cruise industry, bad things come with a lot more frequency than that. Our cruise lawyers here at Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A. have recently blogged about…
  • Mar 23

    Want to Be A Safer Boater? Learn CPR and First Aid

    Want to Be A Safer Boater? Learn CPR and First Aid
    Boaters may not realize it, but when they leave the shore and head out into open water, they are venturing out into a wilderness situation where help can be miles away and where self-reliance is key. There are many basic things boaters can do…
  • Mar 20

    Avoiding an Accident During Boating Season

    Avoiding an Accident During Boating Season
    Springtime is here, which means that boating season is back in full swing. Temperatures are warming up around the country, and eager sailors are ready to hit the waters and take advantage. Unfortunately, while boating season brings a host of…
Rank this Week: 85

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 87

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

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

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 86

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: 88

In Search of Perfect Client…

In Search of Perfect Client Service

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

http://www.patrickjlamb.com/
  • Mar 18

    Steve Jobs and Collaboration: what lawyers can learn

    Steve Jobs and Collaboration: what lawyers can learn
    I make no secret of the fact that I have looked to Steve Jobs for ideas and inspiration.  I found this Fast Company article on the Evolution of Steve Jobs to be fascinating.  The discussion of his evolution as a collaborator was…
  • Mar 18

    A small step that makes clients’ lives easier

    A small step that makes clients’ lives easier
    Have you ever read an email and wondered to yourself, “what’s the point?” Then you get to the end and realize there is no point. Or the point is something totally different than what you thought. When this happens,…
  • Mar 9

    International Women’s Day: a thought

    International Women’s Day: a thought
    Yesterday was International Women’s Day.  There are a lot of great, strong women in my life, and I am all the better for it.  And while it is a fool’s errand to pick just one, I want to highlight just one, meaning no…
Rank this Week: 89

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

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

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 90