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New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 45

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

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

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 47

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Feb 12

    Judge: Letter In ISIS Trial Not Protected By Marital Privilege

    Judge: Letter In ISIS Trial Not Protected By Marital Privilege
    A federal judge in an upcoming terrorism trial is allowing the government to present jurors with a letter that a suspected Islamic State supporter wrote to his wife, rejecting arguments that the letter was protected by marital privilege.
  • Feb 12

    Judge Abdul K. Kallon: From Sierra Leone to a Shot at the 11th Circuit

    Judge Abdul K. Kallon: From Sierra Leone to a Shot at the 11th Circuit
    U.S. District Judge Abdul K. Kallon, a Sierra Leone native who moved to America in 1980, was nominated by President Barack Obama to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Feb 12

    Texas Commission Recommends Ban on Bite-Mark Evidence

    Texas Commission Recommends Ban on Bite-Mark Evidence
    A Texas commission recommended on Friday that the state suspend the use of bite-mark evidence in criminal cases pending additional research.
Rank this Week: 48

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: 49

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Feb 12

    O'Malley on Neoliberalism and Criminal Justice

    O'Malley on Neoliberalism and Criminal Justice
    Pat O'Malley (University of Sydney - Faculty of Law) has posted Neoliberalism, Crime and Criminal Justice on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Neoliberalism has played a prominent role in criminological accounts of criminal justice and penal…
  • Feb 12

    Zatz on Disparate Impact

    Zatz on Disparate Impact
    Noah Zatz (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law) has posted Disparate Impact and the Unity of Equality Law on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article offers a new theory of disparate impact liability. This theory...
  • Feb 12

    Fox-Decent on "Sovereignty's Promise"

    Fox-Decent on "Sovereignty's Promise"
    Evan Fox-Decent (McGill University - Faculty of Law) has posted three excerpts from Sovereignty's Promise: The State as Fiduciary (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011): Sovereignty's Promise: The State as Fiduciary: This is the front matter…
Rank this Week: 50

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    Magistrate Refuses To Dismiss Suit Against Anti-Falun Gong Organization

    Magistrate Refuses To Dismiss Suit Against Anti-Falun Gong Organization
    In Jingrong v. Chinese Anti-Cult World Alliance, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16560 (ED NY, Jan. 28, 2016), a group of Falun Gong practitioners in Flushing Queens, New York sued an allegedly virulent anti-Falun Gong organization under…
  • Feb 12

    Denial of Permit For Muslim Cemetery Was Arbitrary and Capriciou

    Denial of Permit For Muslim Cemetery Was Arbitrary and Capriciou
    The Farmington (MN) Independent reported yesterday on a decision last month by a Dakota County, Minnesota trial court judge holding that the Castle Rock Township board of supervisors' decision to deny a permit for a Muslim cemetery was…
  • Feb 12

    Title VII Suit Dismissed Under Ministerial Exception

    Title VII Suit Dismissed Under Ministerial Exception
    In Moreno v. Episcopal Diocese of Long Island, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16543 (ED NY, Jan. 20, 2016), a New York federal magistrate judge recommended dismissing a Title VII action brought by an African-American Episcopal pastor who claimed…
Rank this Week: 51

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/
  • Feb 9

    One Critically Injured in Orange DUI Collision

    One Critically Injured in Orange DUI Collision
    Three men were injured, one critically, in a suspected DUI crash in Orange. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred the night of February 2, 2016 at the intersection of East Chapman Avenue…
  • Feb 9

    Fatal Santa Ana Car Accident Involves Red Light Runner

    Fatal Santa Ana Car Accident Involves Red Light Runner
    Mitchell Viturino, 61, was fatally injured in a car accident early morning on February 8, 2016 after officials say a speeding driver ran a red light and struck his vehicle. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal…
  • Jan 8

    Pedestrian Critically Injured In Westwood Hit-and-Run Crash

    Pedestrian Critically Injured In Westwood Hit-and-Run Crash
    A pedestrian suffered critical injuries in a Westwood area car accident, which officials said, involved a hit-and-run driver. According to an NBC Los Angeles news report, the major injury collision occurred near the corner of Wilshire…
Rank this Week: 52

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 23

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident
    Gilbert, AZ — Three people were injured in an accident with a dump truck that occurred on Monday, December 21, near the intersection of Elliot and Lindsey roads around 7 a.m. According to police, the car and dump truck collided near the…
  • Dec 22

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident
    St. Mary’s County, MD — 61-year-old Brad Gottschall was injured in a box truck accident that occurred on Tuesday, December 15, around 6:20 p.m. on Route 235 in Hollywood, Maryland. According to police, 34-year-old Johnny Thomas…
  • Dec 22

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision
    Corpus Christi, TX — A motorcyclist was injured in an accident that occurred in holiday traffic on Monday evening, December 21, on SPID between Everhart and Staples. According to police, the motorcyclist apparently rear-ended the…
Rank this Week: 53

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Feb 12

    Michelle Farrell on Freedom from Fear

    Michelle Farrell on Freedom from Fear
    “The fourth is freedom from fear—which, translated into world terms, means a world-wide reduction of armaments to such a point and in such a thorough fashion that no nation will be in a position to commit an act of…
  • Feb 12

    Brian Farrell on Freedom from Want

    Brian Farrell on Freedom from Want
    “The third is freedom from want . . . everywhere in the world.” – Franklin Delano Roosevelt The first and second of the Four Freedoms articulated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt during his State of the Union speech on…
  • Feb 12

    Darcy on Freedom of Religion

    Darcy on Freedom of Religion
    “The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way – everywhere in the world”. – Franklin Delano Roosevelt. I am pleased to contribute a short essay to the University of Iowa Center of Human…
Rank this Week: 55

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/
  • Feb 9

    A Noteworthy Event – March 17-18, 2016

    A Noteworthy Event – March 17-18, 2016
    Retail data breaches continue to evolve and bring new litigation and trends in the Data Breach and Privacy Litigation context. Business to business claims, vendor lawsuits, litigation between issuing banks and retailers post-breach, the…
  • Jan 29

    Certain claims carry a presumption as to amount-in-controversy that will lead directly to federal court

    Certain claims carry a presumption as to amount-in-controversy that will lead directly to federal court
    Robertson v Exxon Mobil Corp., 2015 WL 9592499 (5th Cir. Dec. 31, 2015). In a personal injury and a property damage action, the Fifth Circuit reversed the district court’s order remanding the action finding that the defendants had by…
  • Jan 13

    Fifth Circuit weighs in on ambiguous class definition

    Fifth Circuit weighs in on ambiguous class definition
    Arbuckle Mountain Ranch of Texas Inc v Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Case No. 15-10955, 2016 WL 98128 (5th Cir. Jan 7, 2016). In a 2-1 decision, the Fifth Circuit examined an ambiguous complaint suggesting two class definitions, (one a…
Rank this Week: 54

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Feb 12

    When The Experts Cannot Be Trusted

    When The Experts Cannot Be Trusted
    There have been a number of cases recently where financial advisers and sellers who had “blue-chip reputations have been accused of either staggering incompetence or outright fraud that led to multimillion-dollar losses.” People need to…
  • Feb 12

    When There Is A Dispute Over A Joint Operating Agreement

    When There Is A Dispute Over A Joint Operating Agreement
    Joint Operating Agreements (JOAs) are often used by operators in the oil and gas industry to share some of the risks and expenses of oil and gas exploration. Whenever there is a disagreement between the operators the JOA dispute could...
  • Feb 12

    2016 Tax Deductible Limits Increased For Long-Term-Care Insurance

    2016 Tax Deductible Limits Increased For Long-Term-Care Insurance
    The amount of money that tax-payers may deduct from their tax returns this year when purchasing long-term-care insurance or paying monthly policy premiums has been increased by the IRS. “Monthly premiums for long-term-care insurance…
Rank this Week: 56

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 11

    Call for Submissions: Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum

    Call for Submissions: Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum
    We have the following call for submissions (note that this year's forum specifically calls for "Law and humanities" submissions):Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty ForumRequest for SubmissionsJune 28-29, 2016, Yale Law SchoolYale, Stanford,…
  • Feb 11

    Hickford on Prerogative Land Grants in Early NZ

    Hickford on Prerogative Land Grants in Early NZ
    Mark Hickford, Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Law, has posted “Settling Some Very Important Principles of Colonial Law”: Three “Forgotten” Cases of the 1840s, published in Victoria University of…
  • Feb 11

    Lavoie on Restraint of Alienation of Indigenous Lands across CANZUS

    Lavoie on Restraint of Alienation of Indigenous Lands across CANZUS
    Malcolm Lavoie, University of Alberta Faculty of Law, has posted Why Restrain Alienation of Indigenous Lands?This paper provides the first comprehensive account of the rule against alienating indigenous lands to private parties, that is to…
Rank this Week: 57

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
  • Feb 11

    The Stories Behind the Government’s Newly Released Army Abuse Photo

    The Stories Behind the Government’s Newly Released Army Abuse Photo
    42 photos we unearthed are connected to 14 separate cases of alleged or proven detainee abuse. Last week, in response to a long-running ACLU lawsuit, the Defense Department released 198 photos relating to prisoner abuse by U.S. military…
  • Feb 11

    Anti-LGBT Bills Defeated, But South Dakota, Others Show Love Has Not Won

    Anti-LGBT Bills Defeated, But South Dakota, Others Show Love Has Not Won
    For love to truly win, we have to stop the hate in state legislatures. It’s official: We’re seeing a pattern of extremes emerge in the first legislative session following the national recognition of marriage equality. The 2016…
  • Feb 10

    A How-to for Tech Firms: Doing the Right Thing on Privacy & Free Speech

    A How-to for Tech Firms: Doing the Right Thing on Privacy & Free Speech
    Good practices aren’t just the right thing to do, they’re good for the bottom line. Last year, the privacy and free speech mistakes of tech companies led to tons of embarrassing and costly stories. Often, these missteps would have…
Rank this Week: 58

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    Lengthy en banc CAFC Lexmark decision maintains status quo on patent exhaustion

    Lengthy en banc CAFC Lexmark decision maintains status quo on patent exhaustion
    The beginning of the en banc opinion reads:Congress has declared: “Except as otherwise providedin [the Patent Act], whoever without authority makes,uses, offers to sell, or sells any patented invention, withinthe United States or…
  • Feb 11

    CAFC tackles IPR amendments in Nike v. Adida

    CAFC tackles IPR amendments in Nike v. Adida
    The outcome:This appeal arises from the inter partes review (IPR) of U.S. Patent No. 7,347,011 (the ’011 patent) owned by Nike, Inc. (Nike). The United States Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Trial and Appeal Board (Board) granted…
  • Feb 11

    Should Bank of America be giving lectures to USPTO employees?

    Should Bank of America be giving lectures to USPTO employees?
    IPBiz got a chuckle from the Bloomberg post titled --Wall Street Is Trying to Beat Silicon Valley at Its Own Game--, which included the textIn January dozens of government patent examiners gathered in a suburban Washington lecture hall to…
Rank this Week: 59

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

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

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

    Memorial Day 2009

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

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone

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

    Insurance Person of the Year

    Insurance Person of the Year
    Nothing like giving the readers a lot of advance notice before an ultra-high stakes award like this is finalized, right? I'm a bit tardy on this, but hey, it's not like I'm on the advisory board of the Insurance Law Center and might have…
Rank this Week: 60

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
  • Feb 12

    2015 Annual Corporate Governance Review

    2015 Annual Corporate Governance Review
    The stage for the 2015 proxy season was set early by the actions of the New York City Comptroller’s Office in sponsoring 75 shareholder proposals, with proxy access playing out as the dominant governance issue. The total number of…
  • Feb 12

    Weekly Roundup: February 5–February 11

    Weekly Roundup: February 5–February 11
    2015 Year-End Activism Update Posted by Barbara L. Becker & Eduardo Gallardo, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, on Friday, February 5, 2016 Tags: Board composition, Boards of Directors, Director nominations, Hedge funds, Management,…
  • Feb 11

    Top M&A Developments and Trends for 2016

    Top M&A Developments and Trends for 2016
    2015 witnessed an all-time high in M&A deal value at over $5 trillion, according to Dealogic. The high volume was primarily attributable to strategic megadeals that used stock as full or partial consideration, with healthcare and…
Rank this Week: 61

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Feb 12

    26 with Listeria in the U.S. and Canada Linked to Dole Lettuce

    26 with Listeria in the U.S. and Canada Linked to Dole Lettuce
    In the United Sates, fifteen people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria have been reported from eight states since July 5, 2015. The number of ill people reported from each state is as follows: Connecticut (1), Indiana (1),…
  • Feb 12

    41 Positive with Salmonella in Kentucky

    41 Positive with Salmonella in Kentucky
    The Estill County Health Department says there have been 41 confirmed positive test results for salmonella, and 10 hospitalizations. It says 72 people have reported experiencing gastrointestinal illnesses. The health department says…
  • Feb 12

    Raw Pistachios Recalled Over Salmonella Concern

    Raw Pistachios Recalled Over Salmonella Concern
    International Foodsource, LLC Issues a Voluntary Recall of Various Raw Pistachios Products due to Possible Salmonella Risk. Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly…
Rank this Week: 62

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: 63

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/
  • Feb 12

    A Comparative Critique of "The Ultimate Unifying Approach to Complying With All Laws and Regulations"

    A Comparative Critique of "The Ultimate Unifying Approach to Complying With All Laws and Regulations"
    In the new Green Bag, Daniel Solove and Woodrow Hartzog have an article titled "The Ultimate Unifying Approach to Complying With All Laws and Regulations." It's described here. This is the SSRN abstract: "There are countless…
  • Feb 12

    The Borders of Black History

    The Borders of Black History
    Black history is often regarded as primarily a matter of race or skin color, whereas Latino and Asian American history are about borders. But I tend to think that borders have played an important role in African American history too: the…
  • Feb 11

    Judicial supremacy and professional responsibility

    Judicial supremacy and professional responsibility
    The ethics complaint filed against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton last summer will proceed to a State Bar investigation. (H/T: Josh Blackman) The complaint stems from a letter Paxton sent to county clerks in the wake of Obergefell,…
Rank this Week: 64

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/
  • Dec 29

    What to Do if You Missed Your Court Date

    What to Do if You Missed Your Court Date
    I often receive calls from people who have missed a court date for a traffic or criminal matter in Virginia. These calls typically fit within three general categories: (1) the person wrote the wrong date on their calendar, then went to…
  • Nov 2

    Critical Enforcement Mechanisms in Family Law

    Critical Enforcement Mechanisms in Family Law
    On many occasions in my practice, clients will complain that their spouse has been violating an agreement or court order. “She hasn’t been dropping the kids off on time,” or “he’s always late with his support…
  • Oct 26

    Viewing Marriage as a Business and Divorce as the Dissolution

    Viewing Marriage as a Business and Divorce as the Dissolution
    “Am I going to have to pay spousal support?” “I’ve been out of the workforce for fifteen years. Will I get any support?” “It was my military service! Why should my spouse get a portion of my…
Rank this Week: 65

Minnesota Litigator

Minnesota Litigator

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

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

    “A Question of Exceptional Importance”

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

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

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

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

    Too Much Sugar is Bad For You (Like Tens of Thousands of Tons for Millions of Dollars)
    Update (November 12, 2014): It seems with each filing (as described below) the news gets worse for defendant U.S. Sugar Company in this case, which appears to be about the defendant’s misfortune of buying sugar at historic high prices…
Rank this Week: 66

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
Rank this Week: 68

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

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

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    Real de-incarceration talk, and other storie

    Real de-incarceration talk, and other storie
    Here are a few of items which merit readers' attention even if they haven't made it into independent posts:Finally, some real de-incarceration talkAt the House Corrections Committee on Tuesday, reported Chuck Lindell at the Austin Statesman,…
  • Feb 10

    False confessions roundup

    False confessions roundup
    Here are several recent items on the topic of false confessions which merit Grits readers' attention:Study finds that sleep deprivation leads to false confessionsWhy people make false confessionsA look at false confessions The dangerous…
  • Feb 9

    Triplet of Austin PD court losses over police abuse may signal trend

    Triplet of Austin PD court losses over police abuse may signal trend
    A federal jury recently awarded $877,000 to a man who sued the Austin PD "after police in 2012 tackled him and detained him for a crime he did not commit." That makes three recent cases where the City of Austin was ordered to pay out sizable…
Rank this Week: 67

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

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

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 69

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

Covers international extradition and transnational criminal defense. By McNabb Associates.

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

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

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

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 71

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

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

    Arbitration Dangers Explained by Taras Rudnitsky in TV Interview

    Arbitration Dangers Explained by Taras Rudnitsky in TV Interview
    Consumer protection attorney Taras Rudnitsky was recently interviewed by Todd Ulrich, consumer reporter for Orlando’s WFTV Action 9 TV station, about the hidden dangers of forced arbitration. In the story that first aired on…
  • Jan 28

    My experience with Taras and Tina

    My experience with Taras and Tina
    Client:  Shaakirah Client Review: I hired this law firm for an old debt collection law suit after consulting with a different lawyer. It was important to me to find an attorney who listened and addressed all my concerns. He is very…
  • Jan 26

    a winner!

    a winner!
    Client:  Amy Client Review: I would highly recommend Attorney Taras Rudinsky . His knowledge, expertise and personality made it very easy for me to place my trust in him. His 24/7 accessibility was always a comfort and he thoroughly…
Rank this Week: 72

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: 73

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Feb 12

    Long delay means suspension not disbarment for real estate lawyer

    Long delay means suspension not disbarment for real estate lawyer
    A Toronto area real estate lawyer has lost his bid to dismiss a Law Society of Upper Canada disciplinary panel finding of knowingly assisting in fraud but won’t be disbarred. While the Ontario Divisional Court said no to Paul…
  • Feb 12

    Legal news roundup - Feb. 12, 2016

    Legal news roundup - Feb. 12, 2016
    Canada One La Loche shooting victim released from hospital: Saskatchewan government, Canadian Press Liberals break promise to implement firearm-marking rules, Canadian Press Snoop Dogg invests in Canadian pot producer, CBC United States N.Y.…
  • Feb 11

    Guard sued for lawyer drug-smuggling accusation

    Guard sued for lawyer drug-smuggling accusation
    One Edmonton correctional officer’s outrageous alleged remarks about female lawyers smuggling narcotics in their uteruses is not necessarily a sign of an anti-lawyer culture in the city’s jails. “You can certainly…
Rank this Week: 74

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/
  • Feb 11

    BREAKING -- Judge Abdul K. Kallon nominated to 11th Circuit

    BREAKING -- Judge Abdul K. Kallon nominated to 11th Circuit
    This is big news.  The nomination comes out of Alabama to fill Judge Dubina's seat.  This would be the first African American judge to serve on the 11th Circuit out of Alabama.  More to follow...(H/T Glenn Sugameli).
  • Feb 11

    Huge win for the FPD's office...

    Huge win for the FPD's office...
    ...in the Florida Supreme Court for Tracy Dreispul who raised the issue in the 11th Circuit.  This is going to affect a lot of cases. This case is before the Court for review of a question of Florida law certified by the United States…
  • Feb 10

    Love is in the air...

    Love is in the air...
    ... at the PD's office!  Check out this nice Herald article about two APDs:It was not love at first sight, no. Brad Horenstein and Daniela Torrealba met when they were taken to lunch by their respective bosses while working as interns…
Rank this Week: 75

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

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

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    Chipotle E. coli Outbreaks Sickens 60 in 14 State

    Chipotle E. coli Outbreaks Sickens 60 in 14 State
    The initial, larger STEC O26 outbreak was first detected by public health officials in Washington and Oregon through local foodborne disease surveillance. In late October 2015, officials in those states... Continue Reading
  • Jan 21

    FSIS Reports Tennessee E.coli Illnesse linked to Ground Beef

    FSIS Reports Tennessee E.coli Illnesse linked to Ground Beef
    Snapp’s Ferry Packing Company, an Afton, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 410 pounds of beef product that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food... Continue Reading
  • Dec 25

    Oklahoma and Kansas Now Linked to Chipolte E. coli Outbreak

    Oklahoma and Kansas Now Linked to Chipolte E. coli Outbreak
    The FDA, CDC, and state and local officials are investigating a second, more recent outbreak of a different, rare DNA fingerprint of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O26 (STEC O26) linked... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 76

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

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

http://federalcrimesblog.com
Rank this Week: 77

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Feb 12

    International Foodsource recalls pistachios after Salmonella test

    International Foodsource recalls pistachios after Salmonella test
    International Foodsource LLC is recalling pistachios after random tests by the Food and Drug Administration showed Salmonella in a package of Valued Naturals brand raw pistachio kernels that was collected at retail. The Dover, NJ, company…
  • Feb 12

    Garden of Life expands recall of Raw Meal products linked to Salmonella outbreak

    Garden of Life expands recall of Raw Meal products linked to Salmonella outbreak
    Company officials at Garden of Life LLC say they have identified the source of Salmonella Virchow contamination in their Raw Meal branded organic shake and meal powders and they expanded their product recall today. The Palm Beach Gardens. FL,…
  • Feb 11

    FDA ‘pauses’ some E. coli tests for cheese, including raw milk cheese

    FDA ‘pauses’ some E. coli tests for cheese, including raw milk cheese
    The Food and Drug Administration has temporarily suspended its cheese testing program for some types of E. coli, partly in response to complaints from proponents of raw milk and related products. “Recently, cheesemakers have raised…
Rank this Week: 78

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/
  • Feb 9

    A special note of thanks to our client

    A special note of thanks to our client
    I wrote my first blog post on April 10, 2005, and I have published 968 posts since then.  To be candid, not all of the posts related to client service issues, the blog’s name notwithstanding.  But a good many of the posts have…
  • Feb 9

    “We just raise them every year.”

    “We just raise them every year.”
    Great article by Sara Randazzo in today’s Wall Street Journal, Legal Fees Cross New Mark: $1,500 an Hour.  Set aside the wisdom of such rates when firms provide discounts on demand and realization rates average near 80%.  What…
  • Feb 2

    Is the time coming when an innovative Law Department will custom design its law firm?

    Is the time coming when an innovative Law Department will custom design its law firm?
    Most complain that their law firms are not meeting their needs. Some law departments bring work in-house.  Some change law firms.  But the problems persist. Outside the law department, companies solve this kind of problem by…
Rank this Week: 80

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://www.lipcon.com/blog/feed/
  • May 29

    Norovirus Goes Airborne: What this Could Mean for Cruise Lines and Passenger

    Norovirus Goes Airborne: What this Could Mean for Cruise Lines and Passenger
    Norovirus is serious news for the cruise industry. Every year, the virus sickens roughly 20 million people and ruins cruise vacations for countless travelers. The virus is notorious for affecting enclosed populations, which is why it spreads…
  • May 27

    3 Popular Cruise Ship Activities that Require Passengers to Sign Waiver

    3 Popular Cruise Ship Activities that Require Passengers to Sign Waiver
    Thinking about cruising anytime soon? If so, you’re not alone. Summer is quickly approaching, which means that kids are out of school and it’s the perfect time to take a family vacation. Naturally, a cruise is one of the top types…
  • May 26

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking
    With summer fast approaching, many are opting to head out to open waters and enjoy all that the ocean or waterways have to offer. And for many, that includes trying new options, like canoeing or kayaking. These activities are often low-cost,…
Rank this Week: 81

Our News & Stories

Our News & Stories

Features Penn Law news.

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

    Penn Law launches innovative program in Latin American & Latino Studie

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

    Alumni spotlight: Noam Dworman L’87

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

    Summer employment dispatch: Alicia Zhang L’16

    Summer employment dispatch: Alicia Zhang L’16
    This dispatch from Alicia Zhang L'16 is one in a series of firsthand accounts by Law School students about how their summer employment opportunities are preparing them for their legal careers. Zhang is from Austin, TX.
Rank this Week: 79

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Feb 5

    Full time receptionist needed at local law firm!

    Full time receptionist needed at local law firm!
    Local small law firm with primary practice areas in personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice law seeks full time receptionist.  Experience is preferred but not necessary.  Excellent telephone and written…
  • Feb 1

    Paralegal Position Available!

    Paralegal Position Available!
    Paralegal Position AvailableBloomington, IL family law firm seeks a paralegal with excellent organization and communication skills. Duties include drafting pleadings and correspondence, maintaining attorney calendar, meeting with clients as…
  • Feb 1

    UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTNorthern…

    UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTNorthern District of Illinois, ChicagoHuman Resources Office, Room 1574219 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604www.ilnd.uscourts.gov NOTICE OF POSITION VACANCYDate: January 29, 2016 Job Announcement No.:…
Rank this Week: 82

Arbitrary and Capricious

Arbitrary and Capricious

Covers criminal law.

http://skellywright.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 83

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Feb 12

    Plenário realiza sessão extraordinária na quarta-feira (17), às 10h

    Plenário realiza sessão extraordinária na quarta-feira (17), às 10h
    O Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) realiza sessão extraordinária do Plenário na próxima quarta-feira (17), a partir das 10h. No mesmo dia e na quinta-feira à tarde, a partir das 14h, haverá as…
  • Feb 12

    Ministro suspende dispositivo de lei orçamentária de Roraima

    Ministro suspende dispositivo de lei orçamentária de Roraima
    O ministro Teori Zavascki, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), suspendeu a eficácia do artigo 50 da Lei estadual 1.005/2015, que dispõe sobre as diretrizes orçamentárias do Estado de Roraima para 2016. A…
  • Feb 12

    Negado HC para ex-executivos do Grupo Odebrecht

    Negado HC para ex-executivos do Grupo Odebrecht
    O ministro do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) Teori Zavascki indeferiu o pedido de liminar em Habeas Corpus (HC) de ex-executivos do Grupo Odebrecht investigados na operação Lava-Jato – Marcelo Bahia Odebrecht,…
Rank this Week: 84

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: 85

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Divorce Strategy and Advice Blog

Helps women navigate the intricacies of divorce and save money along the way. By Helene Taylor.

http://heleneltaylor.com/blog/
  • Feb 10

    3 reasons every woman should get a prenuptial agreement

    3 reasons every woman should get a prenuptial agreement
    I’m a divorced woman and a divorce lawyer who still believes in love, romance, and lifelong relationships. I also think every woman who chooses to marry legally should get a prenuptial agreement. Why? Here are three of many reasons. 1.…
  • Feb 8

    California divorce consulting and coaching service

    California divorce consulting and coaching service
    I challenge the status quo of broken family law systems, unjust judiciaries, and limited access to competent and conscious legal counsel. I solve complicated problems and help men and women find more ease and inspiration while consciously…
  • Feb 1

    8 Practices for finding ease + inspiration during separation + divorce

    8 Practices for finding ease + inspiration during separation + divorce
    The post 8 Practices for finding ease + inspiration during separation + divorce appeared first on Helene L Taylor.
Rank this Week: 87

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

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

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Jan 17

    17 Seconds #20

    17 Seconds #20
    Trademark Audit 101 In December 2014, shortly after creating 17 Seconds (which, in case you hadn’t noticed, is always published at 17:17 on the 17th of each month, because 17), I audited all of the trademarks used by Clocktower Law and…
  • Dec 31

    LawLawLaw #38

    LawLawLaw #38
    Technology, Law, Baseball, Rock ‘n’ Roll. About LawLawLaw My name is Erik Heels, and this is my LawLawLawTM newsletter. Since 2001, LawLawLaw has documented trends in technology, law (mostly patents and trademarks), baseball…
  • Dec 17

    17 Seconds #19

    17 Seconds #19
    Are You Going To File Patents And Trademarks In Europe? That’s what Clocktower Law is going to ask from now on when foreign filing deadlines are approaching. Rather than asking generally about filing foreign patents and trademarks,…
Rank this Week: 86

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/
  • Feb 12

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The United States and Russia have announced agreement on a ceasefire in Syria set take effect next week. The plan will move forward the delivery of much needed aid to besieged Syrian cities. The New York Times writes that, if…
  • Feb 12

    How Concerned Should We Be about IoT Vulnerability?

    How Concerned Should We Be about IoT Vulnerability?
    In 2006, when the Office of the Director of National Intelligence provided its first "Annual Threat Asssessment" top billing went to the "Global Jihadist Threat."  Rounding out the top three concerns, Director Negroponte mentioned the…
  • Feb 12

    2016 Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community

    2016 Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community
    On Tuesday, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper provided the annual Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community to Congress. Testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee with DIA Director Vincent…
Rank this Week: 89

The Briefcase

The Briefcase

Comments on Ohio law with an emphasis on criminal law. By Russ Bensing.

http://www.briefcase8.com/
  • Feb 28

    Friday Roundup

    Friday Roundup
    Big news from SCOTUS.  Not really.  The Potamac Nine did come down with a decision in a criminal case, Fernandez v. California.  The Highly Abbreviated Version of What Went Down:  the cops arrested Fernandez at his home,…
  • Feb 27

    My latest experiences with the burning bush

    My latest experiences with the burning bush
    I do a lot of appeals -- over 150, my BFF Lexis tells me -- and I'm constantly amazed at how much I still learn.  I've had two recent epiphanies.  The first is that the best time to start practicing for oral argument is just before…
  • Feb 26

    An unlikely story

    An unlikely story
    Every trial is a story.  The prosecution has a story.  The defense has a story.  Oftentimes, the defense story is nothing more than that the prosecution hasn't proved their story beyond a reasonable doubt. The prosecution's…
Rank this Week: 90

Legal Pad

Legal Pad

Cal Law blog.

http://legalpad.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • Aug 8

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet
    Justice Anthony Kennedy, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Attorney General Eric Holder will all be on hand this week for the American Bar Association's annual meeting in San Francisco—and so will The Recorder. Our…
  • Jul 12

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request
    [Cheryl Miller] In what appears to be a last-gasp effort to save Proposition 8, same-sex marriage opponents have asked the California Supreme Court to immediately ban county clerks from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. The Supreme…
  • May 13

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat
    [Vanessa Blum] The White House at long last is closing in on a pick to fill the Northern District judicial seat once held by U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel. San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Beth Labson Freeman is the...
Rank this Week: 88