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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: 46

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 23

    Third Annual Civil Procedure Workshop (Reposted)

    Third Annual Civil Procedure Workshop (Reposted)
    The following is re-posted on behalf of Brooke Coleman (Seattle), David Marcus (Arizona), and Elizabeth Porter (Washington). We are excited to announce the third annual Civil Procedure Workshop, to be co-hosted by the University of Arizona…
  • Feb 23

    The Federal Circuit and "Patent Exceptionalism": Part II

    The Federal Circuit and "Patent Exceptionalism": Part II
    As discussed in Part I of this series, the Federal Circuit is often criticized for treating patent cases exceptionally, particularly with respect to procedural issues. The Federal Circuit’s approach to personal jurisdiction in patent…
  • Feb 22

    Burning your own cross on your own lawn?

    Burning your own cross on your own lawn?
    A couple in Stamford, CT had a racial slur spray-painted on their garage door. Convinced that the police are not doing enough to investigate the incident, they have refused to paint-over or cover the word. In response, the town is moving to…
Rank this Week: 51

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    Trader keeps the [good] faith in a spare part in trademark doublebill

    Trader keeps the [good] faith in a spare part in trademark doublebill
    Disputes involving the IP rights of spare parts dealers have challenged courts and registries for decades. An interesting instance with respect to the use and rightful proprietorship of a registered trademark occurred recently in Singapore…
  • Feb 22

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat last week!

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat last week!
    Been away and want to catch up on last week's IP news? No problem! As always, the IPKat is here to bring you a quick summary -- the 135th edition of Never Too Late. * Playing Polo with potential defendants Rosie Burbidge brings…
  • Feb 22

    Book Review: The Informal Economy in Developing Nations - Hidden Edge of Innovation?

    Book Review: The Informal Economy in Developing Nations - Hidden Edge of Innovation?
    Off the beaten path of science and technology innovation lies a world of innovation in the informal sectors. Think lifehacks but with the goal of improving handmade soap, making-do with limited materials or other forms of improvisation and…
Rank this Week: 47

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 23

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The New York Times reports that the National Security Council may be reorganized yet again now that Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster is serving as national security adviser. McMaster, who has made a point of building relations with NSC staff, is…
  • Feb 23

    US Options for Responding to ICC Scrutiny in Afghanistan

    US Options for Responding to ICC Scrutiny in Afghanistan
    For the first time, the International Criminal Court (ICC) is poised to open an investigation that explicitly includes alleged crimes by U.S. personnel, setting up a possible confrontation between the United States and the court.…
  • Feb 23

    The North Korean Missile Launch, the Assassination of Kim Jong-nam, and the U.S.-China Relationship

    The North Korean Missile Launch, the Assassination of Kim Jong-nam, and the U.S.-China Relationship
    Kim Jong-un has had a busy two weeks. On February 12th, North Korea launched a ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the United States, prompting an unusually public flurry of…
Rank this Week: 52

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

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

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers elder abuse, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse and neglect. By Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates P.C.

http://www.chicagonursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Will Smart Windshields Reduce Distracted Driving Cases?

    Will Smart Windshields Reduce Distracted Driving Cases?
    Known as “heads-up displays” or HUDs, these new tech devices are the latest rage from automobile manufacturers. The manufacturer will claim that these smart windshields reduce distracted driving because all pertinent information…
  • Feb 13

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?

    Is Driving While Sick Considered Negligence?
    Cold and flu season is at its peak this time of the year. That means more drivers are out on the roads with decongestants in their system, cold medications delaying their response time, and high fevers paired with chills that are making them…
  • Feb 6

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit

    The Ultimate Q&A on Car Accident Lawsuit
    Car accident lawsuits are inherently confusing. This reason alone is why accident victims are encouraged to hire a personal injury attorney to assist them with their case. If you have been injured in a car accident, regardless of the stage…
Rank this Week: 50

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 49

Law Bod Blog

Law Bod Blog

News and chat from the Bodleian Law Library at Oxford University.

http://lawbod.wordpress.com
  • Apr 15

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!
    You can now find us at http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/lawbod/, the new home of Bodleian Libraries blogs.  If you follow us by RSS, or through our Twitter, Facebook and website updates you don’t need to do anything – all these…
  • Apr 15

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!
    You can now find us at http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/lawbod/, the new home of Bodleian Libraries blogs.  If you follow us by RSS, or through our Twitter, Facebook and website updates you don’t need to do anything – all these…
  • Apr 4

    10 am opening on Tuesday 8 April 2014

    10 am opening on Tuesday 8 April 2014
    Please note that, due to an electrical shutdown for the entire St Cross Building from 6.30am to 10am on Tuesday 8 April,  the Bodleian Law Library will not open until 10am. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.    
Rank this Week: 53

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
  • Feb 23

    CFP: Business and Human Rights Journal Special Thematic Issue

    CFP: Business and Human Rights Journal Special Thematic Issue
    The Business and Human Rights Journal invites proposals for special thematic issues, or a collection of articles focused on a specific theme or issue. Proposals will be accepted on a...
  • Feb 23

    Conference: The Changing Face of the War on Drugs – Detroit, MI

    Conference: The Changing Face of the War on Drugs – Detroit, MI
    The Wayne Law Review at Wayne State University Law School will host its 2016-17 symposium, “The Changing Face of the War on Drugs: Mass Incarceration, Overcriminalization, and Evolving Drug Policy,” on...
  • Feb 23

    CFP: McGill University Annual Graduate Law Conference 2017 – Montreal, Canada

    CFP: McGill University Annual Graduate Law Conference 2017 – Montreal, Canada
    McGill University’s Faculty of Law will host their Annual Graduate Law Conference, “Governing Our Commons: What Matters to Us Today” on May 13-14, 2017 in Montreal, Canada. Those wishing to present...
Rank this Week: 56

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

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

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    Finally an Election Result We Can Support!

    Finally an Election Result We Can Support!
    Congrats Judge, keep fighting the good fight.
  • Feb 22

    3d DCA Watch -- Has Judge Luck Entered the Bunker Yet?

    3d DCA Watch -- Has Judge Luck Entered the Bunker Yet?
    Dear Judge, They do calisthenics in the mechanical room.Sinks are bolted to discourage petty theft and/or earthquake damage.The front yard is a long dark highway.You may notice a motif of "grey concrete."They issue mshuga orders…
  • Feb 21

    Take Back Joe Piscopo!

    Take Back Joe Piscopo!
    How sick are you to wake up every morning and read a bunch of crazy crap from our Idiot-in-Chief?That Trumpies are cleaving is very disturbing -- it means that all the stupid FB posts and memes by "the Libs" are not having any…
Rank this Week: 59

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 23

    Priorities, CPS reform and crime

    Priorities, CPS reform and crime
    This blog focuses on the criminal-justice system itself and Grits spends little time on other, related areas of government whose failures contribute to crime and hopelessness. There are those who think the ultimate solution to criminality is…
  • Feb 22

    Texas innocence compensation still looks pretty good (compared to Kansas)

    Texas innocence compensation still looks pretty good (compared to Kansas)
    Nice to see that Texas' compensation statute for exonerees remains an aspirational standard for other states. The Kansas Legislature is considering a bill setting compensation levels at $80,000 per year, following Texas' example. A newspaper…
  • Feb 21

    Reduce technical revocations to cut prison admissions, cost

    Reduce technical revocations to cut prison admissions, cost
    Let's delve further into the Government Effectiveness and Efficiency Report prepared biennially by the Legislative Budget Board, in particular on the topic of "Estimated net costs of technical revocations from community supervision and…
Rank this Week: 57

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 22

    OPINIONS – February 21, 2017

    OPINIONS – February 21, 2017
    Adoption of L.E.N. DA 16-0268 2017 MT 35N Civil – Adoptions State v. R. Hope DA 16-0501 2017 MT 34N Criminal – Sexual Intercourse without Consent McDonald v. Zink DA 16-0154 2017 MT 33N Civil – Quiet Title State v. J.…
  • Feb 14

    OPINIONS – February 14, 2017

    OPINIONS – February 14, 2017
    Matter of J.S. DA 15-0751 2017 MT 28N Civil – Commitment-Mental Illness Matter of X.S. K.S. A.S. I.S. DA 16-0508 2017 MT 27N Civil – Dependent Neglect State v. Berdahl DA 16-0164 2017 MT 26 Civil – Declaratory Judgment
  • Feb 8

    OPINIONS – February 8, 2017

    OPINIONS – February 8, 2017
    State v. Reynolds DA 14-0521 2017 MT 25 Criminal – Deceptive Practices State v. Kaarma DA 15-0214 2017 MT 24 Criminal – Homicide-Deliberate
Rank this Week: 58

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Court-Martial Trial Practice

Covers military law for trial practitioners and military members. By The Law Office of Philip D. Cave.

http://www.court-martial-ucmj.com/
  • Feb 12

    A court-martial is not a gymkana

    A court-martial is not a gymkana
    We caution trial counsel…[as to] how difficult this area of the law can be. There are still issues to be resolved in this arena…. With precedents far from settled, only the bravest of advocacy acrobats ought to tempt fate. (They…
  • Feb 11

    Case to watch–jury nullification

    Case to watch–jury nullification
    The SCOTUS might soon give us an idea on the subject of jury nullification in Lee v. United States. Issue: Whether it is always irrational for a noncitizen defendant with longtime legal resident status and extended familial and business ties…
  • Feb 10

    Finally, ACCA agrees that MRE 412 applies to the prosecution as well

    Finally, ACCA agrees that MRE 412 applies to the prosecution as well
    Today we take up the defense’s assignment of error and address the application of Mil. R. Evid. 412 to the government. Does Mil. R. Evid. 412 apply to the government? Yes. Must the government follow the procedural requirements…
Rank this Week: 54

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: 55

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Feb 23

    February 24, 2017

    February 24, 2017
  • Feb 23

    The Daily Record hosts Path to Excellence networking event

    The Daily Record hosts Path to Excellence networking event
    More than 50 women gathered at The Daily Record office in Baltimore Feb. 21 for the latest event in The Daily Record’s Path to Excellence networking series. The women gathered to network and celebrate the connections that have improved…
  • Feb 23

    White House: Ban on recreational marijuana to be enforced

    White House: Ban on recreational marijuana to be enforced
    White House spokesman Sean Spicer said he expects the Justice Department to increase enforcement of laws prohibiting the recreational use of marijuana, a departure from the Obama administration’s less aggressive stance as states began…
Rank this Week: 64

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Feb 23

    Penske Settles Lawsuit With Drivers Over California-Required Break

    Penske Settles Lawsuit With Drivers Over California-Required Break
    Penske Logistics has finally agreed to pay 344 current and former drivers $750,000 to settle an 8-year-old class action lawsuit that challenged the company’s “alleged denial of state-required breaks for its drivers.” The…
  • Feb 23

    51,000 Potential Exploding Bottles Causes SodaStream Recall

    51,000 Potential Exploding Bottles Causes SodaStream Recall
    A popular kitchen device maker has a bit of a problem with one of its products. Well, actually up to 51,000 of them to be precise. An unspecified manufacturing defect caused a SodaStream recall of 51,000 one-liter, blue-tinted plastic bottles…
  • Feb 23

    What Will Become of the Children?

    What Will Become of the Children?
    Conservatives have a knack for phrasing issues in a way that leaves the opposition appearing to hate families and children. Progressives must learn to defuse and reframe the issues in ways that expose the Republican agenda for what it is.…
Rank this Week: 61

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: 63

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Feb 21

    “Rock ‘n Roll, Redskins & Free Speech”

    “Rock ‘n Roll, Redskins & Free Speech”
    I have tried not to overload the blog with media coverage about our Supreme Court case involving THE SLANTS, but this is pretty ginchy:
  • Feb 16

    Gucci v. Frontline Processing: Giving credit for infringement where it’s due

    Gucci v. Frontline Processing: Giving credit for infringement where it’s due
    Originally posted 2010-07-12 08:05:37. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The essential role played by credit card companies in online trademark infringement was recognized in Gucci America, Inc. v. Frontline Processing...
  • Feb 16

    Impaneled in Seattle

    Impaneled in Seattle
    I’m here now for tomorrow’s McCarthy Institute and Microsoft Corporation Symposium, “Trademark Law and Its Challenges 2017” at the Amazon Corporate Conference Center. My panel looks like this: 9:50AM-11:00AM…
Rank this Week: 65

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Covers Los Angeles personal injury and car accident information. By Robert B. Reeves.

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 20

    29 Strange, Bizarre, and 100% True Facts About the Supreme Court

    29 Strange, Bizarre, and 100% True Facts About the Supreme Court
    “Presidents come and go, but the Supreme Court goes on forever.” Those words from former President William Howard Taft highlight the importance of this judicial body, also known as “the highest court in the land.”…
  • Feb 17

    Fact or Fiction: No U.S. President Has Ever Been Convicted Following Impeachment?

    Fact or Fiction: No U.S. President Has Ever Been Convicted Following Impeachment?
    Are you allowed to impeach a president for gross incompetence? — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 4, 2014   This is true! Although two U.S. presidents were impeached by the House of Representatives, they were both…
  • Feb 11

    Fact or Fiction: Valentine’s Day is BANNED in some countries.

    Fact or Fiction: Valentine’s Day is BANNED in some countries.
    This is fact! In America, people moan about how awful Valentine’s Day is – the restaurants are all packed, the greeting cards get more expensive every year, couples feel this weird obligation to “do something special.”…
Rank this Week: 60

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Feb 6

    Are You Exposed?

    Are You Exposed?
    Does it do any good to think about why you have debt problems? As a bankruptcy lawyer I have represented clients with every type debt problem imaginable and I think is very worthwhile to reflect about how and why you ended up in a…
  • Jan 31

    Payday Loans Are Not “Cash Advances” Under Bankruptcy Law

    Payday Loans Are Not “Cash Advances” Under Bankruptcy Law
    Discharging payday loans in bankruptcy is easier than you may think and easier than the lender may want you to know.
  • Jan 20

    Donald Trump Business Bankruptcies. A Summary.

    Donald Trump Business Bankruptcies. A Summary.
    Did Donald Trump ever file for bankruptcy?  The answer is no, he has not ever filed a personal bankruptcy, but his business interests have sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on six occasions. Chapter 11 is a reorganization, normally…
Rank this Week: 62

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Feb 23

    Call for Papers: “Revisiting the Role of International Law in National Security”

    Call for Papers: “Revisiting the Role of International Law in National Security”
    Many conversations in the U.S. about situations of armed conflict – within civil society, academia, and the U.S. government – center on “national security law,” often drawing primarily from domestic law and military…
  • Feb 20

    Write On! Australian Feminist Law Journal

    Write On! Australian Feminist Law Journal
    This installment of Write On!, our periodic compilation of calls for papers, includes submissions for the Australian Feminist Law Journal, as follows: ► The Australian Feminist Law Journal seeks submissions for their special issue on…
  • Feb 20

    Work On! Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights: Defense Counsel Training Program

    Work On! Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights: Defense Counsel Training Program
    Work On! is an occasional item about workshops, roundtables, and other fora that do not necessarily include publication: ►  The Siracus International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights will host its Defense…
Rank this Week: 76

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Feb 23

    Cozy Vale Raw Milk Hit with E. coli Again

    Cozy Vale Raw Milk Hit with E. coli Again
    I guess there is no “two strikes you’re out?” Cozy Vale (Valley) Creamery has announced another recall of its raw milk. The Washington State Department of Agriculture inspectors discovered the... Continue Reading
  • Feb 17

    221 with Norovirus linked to B.C. Oyster

    221 with Norovirus linked to B.C. Oyster
    An outbreak of norovirus linked to B.C.-harvested oysters is now under Canadian federal investigation. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) says it has taken on a leadership role in the investigation,... Continue Reading
  • Feb 17

    Beware of “Visitors” bearing Salmonella

    Beware of “Visitors” bearing Salmonella
    Ewen Callaway recently wrote in Nature: “Collapse of Aztec society linked to catastrophic salmonella outbreak.” One of the worst epidemics in human history, a sixteenth-century pestilence that devastated Mexico’s native...…
Rank this Week: 81

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Ohio Employer's Law Blog

Provides updates and commentary on current employment law headlines and topics. By Kohrman Jackson & Krantz PLL.

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

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    Belgian Court Rules Kosher Slaughter Is Protected Religious Right

    Belgian Court Rules Kosher Slaughter Is Protected Religious Right
    Jerusalem Post reported yesterday that a court in Belgium has ruled that restricting kosher slaughtering of animals "excessively and unreasonably restricts freedom of religion and seriously harms the fundamental laws of human rights and…
  • Feb 23

    NJ Tax Court Says Church Had Not Stopped Using Area For Religious Purpose

    NJ Tax Court Says Church Had Not Stopped Using Area For Religious Purpose
    In Holy Trinity Baptist Church v. City of Trenton Block 26802, Lot 4, (NJ Tax Ct., Feb. 7, 2017), the New Jersey Tax Court held that the County Board of Taxation was wrong in concluding the the second floor of a church building was no…
  • Feb 23

    Settlements In Mosque's and DOJ's Suits Against Michigan City

    Settlements In Mosque's and DOJ's Suits Against Michigan City
    Detroit Free Press reported yesterday that settlements have been reached in two related lawsuits against the city of Sterling Heights, Michigan over the city's denial of Special Approval Land Use application that would have allowed the…
Rank this Week: 84

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Feb 22

    The Fake Law Narrative Won’t Help Transgender Student

    The Fake Law Narrative Won’t Help Transgender Student
    Unsurprisingly, the Trump administration will be issuing new “guidance” on the treatment of transgender students under Title IX. The Trump administration will issue new guidelines on how public schools treat transgender students,…
  • Feb 22

    The Land Of Limited Opportunity

    The Land Of Limited Opportunity
    For a brief and shining moment, it was a microaggression to call America the land of opportunity, the melting pot, the various traditional phrases that expressed our immigrant heritage and how from many, we became one. E pluribus unum.…
  • Feb 21

    Provoked And Triggered: The End Of Milo?

    Provoked And Triggered: The End Of Milo?
    These three things can be true at the same time: Milo Yiannopoulos is a glib, disgusting, provocateur. Milo Yiannopoulos provided a valuable counterpoint to the forces of political correctness. Milo Yiannopoulos overplayed his…
Rank this Week: 80

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

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

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Feb 21

    Lifestyle Analysis: Purpose and Process in Divorce Case

    Lifestyle Analysis: Purpose and Process in Divorce Case
    In this video, Tracy Coenen explains the purpose and process behind doing a lifestyle analysis in a divorce case. There are three main reasons why a lifestyle analysis may be done: To determine the amount of money needed to continue living a…
  • Feb 15

    Changes to Sarbanes Oxley?

    Changes to Sarbanes Oxley?
    This week an article in the Wall Street Journal explored whether there might be some changes coming for Sarbanes Oxley. With President Trump talking about rolling back regulations, business groups that want Sarbanes Oxley softened may get…
  • Feb 9

    Multi-Level Marketing in Uganda

    Multi-Level Marketing in Uganda
    No group of people, no matter how poor, are immune to the predatory practices of multi-level marketing (MLM) companies.  These companies are nothing but glorified pyramid schemes, causing financial losses for more than 99% who get…
Rank this Week: 73

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Feb 20

    Did Dr. Seuss Enterprises Steal Matthew Lombardo's Christmas?

    Did Dr. Seuss Enterprises Steal Matthew Lombardo's Christmas?
    Peter B. Shapiro of Baker, Hostetler, discusses whether Matthew Lombardo's play Who's Holiday infringes Dr. Seuss Enterprises's (the rightsholder's) copyright in the popular children's book How the Grinch Stole Christmas, here, for Lexology.…
  • Feb 20

    Lauriat on Walter v. Lane (1900), Originality, and Copyright Protection Under UK Law @KCL_Law

    Lauriat on Walter v. Lane (1900), Originality, and Copyright Protection Under UK Law @KCL_Law
    Barbara Lauriat, King's College London, is publishing Walter v. Lane (1900) in Landmark Cases in Intellectual Property Law, chapter 7 (Jose Bellido, ed., Hart Publishing, 2017). Here is the abstract. Originality is a cornerstone of…
  • Feb 20

    Berman on The Fourth Amendment and When Queries Are Searches @UHLAW

    Berman on The Fourth Amendment and When Queries Are Searches @UHLAW
    Emily Berman, University of Houston Law Center, has published When Queries are Searches as University of Houston Law Center No. 2017-W-1. Here is the abstract. Due to limits on the scope of the Fourth Amendment and numerous exceptions to…
Rank this Week: 75

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/
  • Feb 13

    Who Gets the Engagement Ring After a Breakup in Virginia?

    Who Gets the Engagement Ring After a Breakup in Virginia?
    For years, Virginia circuit courts were split on the question of who gets the engagement ring after a breakup in Virginia. Some courts held that the engagement ring could not be recovered because such claims are barred under…
  • Jan 25

    What To Do If You Have a Warrant Out For Your Arrest

    What To Do If You Have a Warrant Out For Your Arrest
    Typically, an individual becomes aware that they have been charged with a crime by being arrested or issued a summons on the spot at the time of the alleged offense. However, this is not always the scenario that plays out. In certain…
  • Jan 24

    Four Financial Steps to Take Before Divorce

    Four Financial Steps to Take Before Divorce
    Divorce is an emotional and overwhelming time in a person’s life. If you do not enter the divorce will the necessary financial information, the process may be even more overwhelming than anticipated. By taking certain…
Rank this Week: 68

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 78

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Texas Debt Suit Defense 101

Covers credit card and other debt suit litigation in Texas from the defense side, including substantive legal and evidentiary issues, and comparative analysis of pleadings, legal theories, and litigation strategy. By Wolfgang Demino.

http://debt-suit-litigation-in-texas.blogspot.com
Rank this Week: 69

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Dec 31

    What is meditation exactly?

    What is meditation exactly?
    I started seriously meditating about three years ago, so I feel like I can now confidently explain what meditation is. Basically, it’s a skill that you can learn (and then improve upon) by regular training. So what is the…
  • Dec 23

    Lotta love

    Lotta love
    I wish more people understood the meaning behind this song (and I wish I could play & sing it better 😉
  • Dec 16

    Promising a win is easier than delivering it

    Promising a win is easier than delivering it
    Some people talk a lot about winning. What is it they think is being “won”? And —more importantly— how are they going to win? What’s their approach? Some people are arrogant and reckless. Others have dignity…
Rank this Week: 83

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
Rank this Week: 72

Border Immigration Lawyer Blog

Border Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers US immigraiton issues, focusing on those that typically arise at a US land border point-of-entry relating to admissibility. By Sarah E. Murphy.

http://www.borderimmigrationlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 77

School Board News

School Board News

Covers No Child Left Behind, privitization, religion, school law, special education and more. By the National School Boards Association.

http://schoolboardnews.nsba.org/
  • Sep 3

    School Board News Today site moving to nsba.org

    School Board News Today site moving to nsba.org
    We have moved School Board News Today to www.nsba.org. This is now will be fully searchable through nsba.org’s powerful Apache Solr search engine. This move is part of a phased rollout of the redesigned nsba.org website, launched this…
  • Aug 22

    Stopbullying.gov showcased at ED’s Bullying Prevention Summit

    Stopbullying.gov showcased at ED’s Bullying Prevention Summit
    New resources to combat bullying at school and online were showcased during the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) fourth Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit—“Keeping Kids Safe: Opportunities and Challenges in…
  • Aug 22

    Ohio education policy experts testified on Common Core State Standard

    Ohio education policy experts testified on Common Core State Standard
    Speaking before the House Rules and Reference Committee on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), Ohio education policy experts voiced Ohio’s long commitment to standards and improving the state’s education system. Seeking to…
Rank this Week: 67

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: 79

Massachusetts DUI Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers OUI and DUI news and updates for the state of Massachusetts. Published by Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettsduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 11

    What Are Some Options When Being Arraigned For OUI In Massachusetts?

    What Are Some Options When Being Arraigned For OUI In Massachusetts?
    The last time the Massachusetts OUI laws saw a significant modification the legislature had one thing in mind. They wanted to get accountability as soon as possible. The changes to the law made the prospect of immediately pleading guilty…
  • May 14

    When Cops Testify at an OUI Trial to Facts Not in Their Police Report The Defendant Will Win

    When Cops Testify at an OUI Trial to Facts Not in Their Police Report The Defendant Will Win
    There are certain events that occur in court that tell experienced criminal defense attorneys that they are going to win the case. The most common is when cops testify at trial to facts that are not in their report, particularly at an OUI…
  • Apr 12

    No Increase in OUI Drug Cases in Massachusetts After New Marijuana Law

    No Increase in OUI Drug Cases in Massachusetts After New Marijuana Law
    With the decriminalization of under an ounce of marijuana one would expect to see an increase in the number of OUI drugs cases charged in Massachusetts. Right? After all, now everybody in Massachusetts thinks smoking marijuana is legal. The…
Rank this Week: 71

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: 70

Equine Law Blog

Equine Law Blog

Updates and articles on equine law. By Alison Rowe.

http://equinelaw.alisonrowe.com/
  • Jan 20

    Congress Blocks Slaughter of Horses in United States (Again)

    Congress Blocks Slaughter of Horses in United States (Again)
    The resumption of commercial horse slaughter in the United States was blocked on Friday, January 17, when President Obama signed a congressional budget bill that removed funding for USDA inspection of horse slaughter plants. This action…
  • Dec 16

    10th Circuit Allows Horse Slaughter Plants to Commence Operation

    10th Circuit Allows Horse Slaughter Plants to Commence Operation
    In an order dated December 13, 2013, a copy of which can be downloaded here, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit denied an emergency motion for injunction pending appeal filed by the Humane Society of the United States…
  • Nov 8

    Humane Society, et al File Appeal after Federal Judge Dismisses Horse Slaughter Suit

    Humane Society, et al File Appeal after Federal Judge Dismisses Horse Slaughter Suit
    As discussed in this prior post, the Humane Society of the United States and a variety of other groups and individuals brought suit to permanently enjoin the slaughter of horses at two plants that had been granted Food Safety Inspection…
Rank this Week: 66

AZ Bankruptcy Blog

AZ Bankruptcy Blog

Focused on Chapter 7 bankruptcy. By Joseph C. McDaniel.

http://www.arizonabankruptcyblog.info/
  • Nov 29

    Important Bankruptcy Recap: Don't Bank where you owe Money!

    Important Bankruptcy Recap: Don't Bank where you owe Money!
    We tell clients this repeatedly. Why mention this? It's simple: If a creditor (like a bank, for instance) has direct access to your bank account (as banks often do), then you can consider your checking balance dumped into the rancor pit as…
  • Nov 18

    Jefferson County sets records in Chapter 9 Bankruptcy

    Jefferson County sets records in Chapter 9 Bankruptcy
    Jefferson County is suffering, a roughly four billion dollar debt they cannot pay is forcing them to take the road many other cities are already debating: Chapter 9 Bankruptcy.
  • Nov 8

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly
    Wandering around downtown I came across the fabled Occupy Phoenix movement. It's not going as awkwardly as elsewhere, but it's clearly having issues of its own as a group.
Rank this Week: 82

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Feb 23

    Call for Papers: European Junior Faculty Forum

    Call for Papers: European Junior Faculty Forum
    The WZB Berlin Social Science Center, the European University Institute, and the London School for Economics and Political Science invite submissions for the Inaugural Annual European Junior Faculty Forum for Public Law and Jurisprudence, to…
  • Feb 23

    ACLU's David Cole on Constitutional Change

    ACLU's David Cole on Constitutional Change
    Check out Ben Wofford's interview at Politico with David Cole (Georgetown), the ACLU's recently appointed legal director. Cole talks about the ACLU agenda for the Trump presidency, and, drawing on his book, Engines of Liberty, and his essay…
  • Feb 22

    Federal Judge Enjoins California AB1687 Prohibiting Publication of Entertainers' Age

    Federal Judge Enjoins California AB1687 Prohibiting Publication of Entertainers' Age
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In a brief Order in IMBD v. Becerra, federal district judge Vince Chhabria enjoined California AB 1687, added as §1798.83.5, stating that "it's difficult to…
Rank this Week: 89

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
Rank this Week: 96

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 104

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Feb 23

    Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments Fined $3.4 Million

    Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments Fined $3.4 Million
    Financial Advisor Gopi Vungarala sells $190 million in non-traded REITs and BDCs to Native American Tribe According to FINRA, Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments will pay close to $3.4 million in restitution to a Native American tribe. The…
  • Feb 22

    AARP Reports Common Traits of Investment Fraud Target

    AARP Reports Common Traits of Investment Fraud Target
    AARP Fraud Watch Network Campaign Survey Identifies Investment Fraud Targets According to a recent AARP survey, investment fraud targets typically exhibit an unusually high degree of confidence in unregulated investments. They also tend to…
  • Feb 21

    FINRA Awards $9 Million to Puerto Rican Municipal Bond Investor

    FINRA Awards $9 Million to Puerto Rican Municipal Bond Investor
    Concerned about investment losses in Puerto Rican municipal bonds? Have you suffered losses investing in Puerto Rican municipal bonds? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses by filing a FINRA arbitration claim…
Rank this Week: 102

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    STATE ATTORNEY INVESTITURE TODAY!

    STATE ATTORNEY INVESTITURE TODAY!
    It's not a Trump-ian inauguration, and we are sure that Kathy Fernandez-Rundle will not obsess over the size of the turnout, but today is the swearing in of our State Attorney, and all of her assistant state attorneys. So if you want to…
  • Feb 22

    SCORECARD

    SCORECARD
    As any long-suffering Cubs fan occupying chambers on the second floor of the REGJB would tell you, you can't tell the players without a scorecard. It's that time of year again, when a new judge's fancy turns to dreams of.... "Judge ___of…
  • Feb 21

    CAPTION CONTEST

    CAPTION CONTEST
    A riddle: How do you know it's Monday in the good ol REGJB? Answer: They are fixing the escalators!Except it's Tuesday- but Monday court's are closed. Caption contest: Add caption to picture:We'll start:"Fred, I still can't…
Rank this Week: 111

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 87