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Rainmaker Lawyer Blog

Rainmaker Lawyer Blog

Covers business strategy for law firms, legal marketing, attorney business development, law firm marketing plans, and work/life balance for attorneys. By David Lorenzo.

http://www.rainmakerlawyer.com/site/index/
  • May 4

    Join Us At Our Strategic Retreat in New York

    Join Us At Our Strategic Retreat in New York
    David Lorenzo, chairman of the LegalMax® Leadership Roundtable and founder of Rainmaker Lawyer® Consulting will conduct a comprehensive strategic retreat to address the most pressing issues facing law firm leaders today. This…
  • Apr 16

    Wow. That Was Fast.

    Wow. That Was Fast.
    “Are you serious about taking control of your future?” This was the question being posed to me by the guy across the table. “Yes” I answered timidly. “Then you need to learn how to get tings done…
  • Jan 30

    Rainmaker Lawyer is Now A Registered Trademark

    Rainmaker Lawyer is Now A Registered Trademark
    It is with pride that I announce the registration of Rainmaker Lawyer as a Trademark on the Principal Register with the United States of America. Continue Reading...
Rank this Week: 46

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Oct 23

    Fixed and mobile broadband; Are they substitutes or complements?

    Fixed and mobile broadband; Are they substitutes or complements?
    Jong-Hee Hahn (Yonsei University), Yun Jeong Choi (Yonsei University) and Jinsoo Bae (Ohio State University) ask Fixed and mobile broadband; Are they substitutes or complements? ABSTRACT: This paper investigates whether fixed and mobile…
  • Oct 23

    10th Annual Conference of the GCLC - 10 Years of Regulation 1/2003: challenges and reform

    10th Annual Conference of the GCLC - 10 Years of Regulation 1/2003: challenges and reform
    10th Annual Conference of the GCLC Event date: Thursday 6/11/2014 to Friday 7/11/2014 Location Residence Palace 155 Rue de la Loi 1000 Brussels Belgium 10 Years of Regulation 1/2003: challenges and reform This conference is dedicated to…
  • Oct 23

    The Impact of Mergers on Quality Provision: Evidence from the Airline Industry

    The Impact of Mergers on Quality Provision: Evidence from the Airline Industry
    Jeffrey T. Prince (Department of Business Economics and Public Policy, Indiana University Kelley School of Business) and Daniel H. Simon (School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University) explain The Impact of Mergers on Quality…
Rank this Week: 49

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 47

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: 48

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Oct 23

    When Any Alpaca Will Do

    When Any Alpaca Will Do
    No doubt a psychologist can explain how prescribing a guinea pig for emotional support serves a real purpose, a medically necessary purpose, even if it defies empirical proof.  And similarly, there are those who will speak in…
  • Oct 23

    To Silence Mumia

    To Silence Mumia
    Regardless of whether you think Mumia Abu-Jamal to be a cop killer or political prisoner of a racist legal system, his voice continued to ring out, first from death row and later from his life-cell after his sentence was reduced to…
  • Oct 22

    Deputy Matt: Forget Ferguson And Love Me

    Deputy Matt: Forget Ferguson And Love Me
    Via Tim Cushing at Techdirt, a pseudonymous cop who calls himself Deputy Matt explains at the Daily Caller how the evil forces of the media have turned the heads of not just the “normal criminal element” but good people,…
Rank this Week: 51

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: 50

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/
  • Oct 23

    Fershee on the Adoption and Safe Families Act & Due Proce

    Fershee on the Adoption and Safe Families Act & Due Proce
    Kendra Huard Fershee (West Virginia University - College of Law) has posted The Parent Trap: The Unconstitutional Practice of Severing Parental Rights Without Due Process of Law (Georgia State University Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 3, 2014) on…
  • Oct 23

    Sichelman on Burk, Cotter, & Lemley on Sichelman on Private Patent Law Remedie

    Sichelman on Burk, Cotter, & Lemley on Sichelman on Private Patent Law Remedie
    Ted M. Sichelman (University of San Diego School of Law) has posted Meaning is in the Mind of the Reader: A Rejoinder to Burk, Cotter, and Lemley (Texas Law Review "See Also", Vol. 93, pp. 15-27, 2014) on SSRN. Here...
  • Oct 23

    Gideon Yaffe's Criminal Attempts (PDF…

    Gideon Yaffe's Criminal Attempts (PDF version) has been posted on the Yale Law Journal website. Here is the abstract: Self-help doctrines pervade the law. They regulate a legal subject’s attempts to cure or prevent a perceived wrong by her…
Rank this Week: 52

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Oct 23

    Pope Calls for Abolition of Death Penalty & Life Sentence

    Pope Calls for Abolition of Death Penalty & Life Sentence
    "Pope Francis blasts life sentences as ‘hidden death penalty’," is the AFP report, via the Guardian. Pope Francis has branded life-long prison terms “a hidden death sentence” in an attack on “penal…
  • Oct 23

    In Colorado

    In Colorado
    "Dunlap death row decision by Gov. John Hickenlooper haunts victim’s father but not other family members," is by Lynn Bartels of the Denver Post. A heartbroken father whose daughter was killed during a rampage at a suburban Chuck E.…
  • Oct 23

    Politics & Capital Punishment in Kansa

    Politics & Capital Punishment in Kansa
    The Topeka Capital-Journal reports, "Former D.A. criticizes Brownback ad depicting Carr brothers," by Tim Carpenter. Here's an extended excerpt from the beginning: The district attorney who prosecuted Sedgwick County’s notorious Carr…
Rank this Week: 55

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
  • Oct 23

    Do We Really Still Need Free Speech Week?

    Do We Really Still Need Free Speech Week?
    You bet. More than two centuries since the Bill of Rights was drafted, we continue to see a fundamental lack of understanding on government's part of just what freedom of speech means. Nowhere was that more apparent recently than in a…
  • Oct 23

    Not Having a Roof Over Your Head Can Mean Jail Time: The Criminalization of Homelessne

    Not Having a Roof Over Your Head Can Mean Jail Time: The Criminalization of Homelessne
    Kilee Lowe was sitting in a park when cops picked her up and booked her into jail overnight. After she got out the next morning, she returned to the park. The same officer who had thrown her into a cell not 24 hours before had booked her…
  • Oct 23

    Pushed into Homelessness by Their Own Government

    Pushed into Homelessness by Their Own Government
    On the outskirts of Florida's Miami-Dade County, dozens of individuals formerly convicted of sexual offenses live as exiles on an abandoned strip of land near a railroad track. The area has no shelter from the elements, no running water, and…
Rank this Week: 54

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: 53

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    President Sends Diwali Greeting

    President Sends Diwali Greeting
    Today is Diwali. Yesterday the White House posted a video and transcript of a message from President Obama sending wishes for a joyous celebration to Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and Buddhists celebrating this festival of lights.
  • Oct 23

    Conviction of Pussy Riot Band Member Upheld By Russia's Constitutional Court

    Conviction of Pussy Riot Band Member Upheld By Russia's Constitutional Court
    Russia's Constitutional Court yesterday issued a decision rejecting a challenge by a member of the Pussy Riot punk rock band to her 2012 conviction for disorderly conduct (hooliganism). The conviction came after a protest performance at…
  • Oct 23

    Paris Opera House Bans Wearing of Niqab

    Paris Opera House Bans Wearing of Niqab
    France's 2010 ban on wearing of the full-face veil (niqab) in public places gained new attention this month when on Oct. 3 a tourist from the Gulf States and her male companion who had purchased the most expensive seats for the opera La…
Rank this Week: 57

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 58

All Roads Lead To China

All Roads Lead To China

Features news analysis, advice and insights on doing business in China.

http://www.allroadsleadtochina.com
  • Jun 29

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer
    I remember having conversations years ago about what Foxconn would do going forward, and whether or not they would be happy as the manufacturer to brands.   The WSJ article, Amid Margin Squeeze, Foxconn Designs Its Own Fate, puts…
  • Jun 9

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!
    A couple of weeks back, while riding the G train back from Nanjing, something caught my eye.  An advertisement by CCTV for what I believe could be one of the best produced shows China has put together.  At first, I had no idea what…
  • Feb 4

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?
    For a number of years, I had it pretty good.  I had a number of teams that were under me, were stable, and were producing.  It was at a time when a lot of questions were being asked about the post 80s generation in China, but for…
Rank this Week: 56

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

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

    Cae quien fingió estar comatoso para evitar ser presentado ante el juez

    Cae quien fingió estar comatoso para evitar ser presentado ante el juez
    Ante el juez Paul Thomas de una corte de distrito en Gales, Reino Unido, compareció Alan Knight, un hombre que fingió estar comatoso y cuadripléjico durante dos años para evitar ser presentado ante la corte por…
  • Oct 22

    Anulan sentencia de indemnización por uso de talidomida

    Anulan sentencia de indemnización por uso de talidomida
    La Audiencia Provincial de Madrid, España, revirtió este miércoles una sentencia dictada en noviembre de 2013 en el Juzgado de primera Instancia Número 90 de Madrid, en la que se condenó a la…
  • Oct 22

    Hatsune Miku ante los derechos de autor

    Hatsune Miku ante los derechos de autor
    Hatsune Miku es la cantante japonesa más exitosa en la actualidad, ocupa el top ten del ranking oriental, tiene más de 2.3 millones de seguidores en Facebook, ha generado millones de dólares en ingresos y con estas cartas…
Rank this Week: 59

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Oct 23

    CBP, Ebola, and Flying

    CBP, Ebola, and Flying
    Today the CBP issued a new rule. All planes to the U.S. carrying passengers who "recently traveled to, from, or through Ebola-stricken countries" must be diverted to one of the five U.S. airports where CBP is implementing…
  • Oct 23

    NYU Symposium: The Latino Child and the Law

    NYU Symposium: The Latino Child and the Law
    On Friday November 7, the Bickel & Brewer Latino Institute for Human Rights Symposium at NYU School of Law is holding a symposium on "The Latino Child and the Law." The topics of discussion include immigration reform, access to…
  • Oct 23

    Rumors Abound: Homeland Security Department Gears Up For Obama Immigration Action

    Rumors Abound: Homeland Security Department Gears Up For Obama Immigration Action
    Rumors continue to circulate about President Obama's possible executive action on immigration. AP reports that the White House has cautioned against speculating about what the President might do based on a new federal contract proposal from…
Rank this Week: 62

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Oct 23

    Threats Made Against Silk Road Judge Elicit Attention from U.S. Marshal

    Threats Made Against Silk Road Judge Elicit Attention from U.S. Marshal
    Anonymous threats posted on a hidden internet website have been made against the New York federal judge presiding over the trial of Ross Ulbricht, the alleged founder of the online drug bazaar Silk Road.
  • Oct 23

    Court: Remains of Jim Thorpe Can Remain in Jim Thorpe

    Court: Remains of Jim Thorpe Can Remain in Jim Thorpe
    The remains of Jim Thorpe can remain in Jim Thorpe, Pa. That was the ruling handed down on Thursday by a federal appeals court in Philadelphia in an unusual case involving a dispute between the family of the legendary Native American athlete…
  • Oct 23

    Pennsylvania Legal World Grimaces as Email Scandal Inflames State

    Pennsylvania Legal World Grimaces as Email Scandal Inflames State
    For Pennsylvania's legal world, the pornographic email scandal that prompted the suspension of a judge on the state's highest court has had a rubbernecking fascination: Not everybody agrees with the punishment, but lawyers and retired judges…
Rank this Week: 60

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 61

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    Sarfaty: Shining Light on Global Supply Chain

    Sarfaty: Shining Light on Global Supply Chain
    Galit A. Sarfaty (Univ. of British Columbia – Law) has posted Shining Light on Global Supply Chains (Harvard International Law Journal, forthcoming). Here's the abstract:This Article analyzes the effectiveness of emerging domestic…
  • Oct 23

    New Issue: Global Environmental Politic

    New Issue: Global Environmental Politic
    The latest issue of Global Environmental Politics (Vol. 14, no. 4, November 2014) is out. Contents include: Joanna I. Lewis, The Rise of Renewable Energy Protectionism: Emerging Trade Conflicts and Implications for Low Carbon Development …
  • Oct 23

    Bellamy: Responsibility to Protect: A Defense

    Bellamy: Responsibility to Protect: A Defense
    Alex J. Bellamy (Griffith Univ. - International Relations) has published Responsibility to Protect: A Defense (Oxford Univ. Press 2014). Here's the abstract:The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) principle is the international community's major…
Rank this Week: 64

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/
  • Oct 23

    Only 25% of PAGA Penalties–Sufficient to Satisfy the Amount in Controversy?

    Only 25% of PAGA Penalties–Sufficient to Satisfy the Amount in Controversy?
    Controulis v. Anheuser-Busch, LLC, 2013 WL 6482970 (C.D. Cal. Nov. 20, 2013). The plaintiff, employed as a bottler by the defendant, Anheuser-Busch, LLC, brought an action alleging that the defendant violated California law by including the…
  • Oct 22

    Defendants Must Demonstrate Factual Basis for Amount-in-Controversy Claim

    Defendants Must Demonstrate Factual Basis for Amount-in-Controversy Claim
    Sanchez v. Res-Care, Inc., 2014 WL 807997 (C.D. Cal. Feb. 28, 2014). In this action, the District Court remanded the case to the state court finding that the defendant failed to show by preponderance of evidence that the amount-in-controversy…
  • Oct 21

    Defendant’s Speculations Will Not Suffice for CAFA Jurisdiction

    Defendant’s Speculations Will Not Suffice for CAFA Jurisdiction
    Woods v. CVS Pharmacy, Inc., 2014 WL 360185 (C.D. Cal. Jan. 30, 2014). A District Court in California remanded an action for failure to establish the amount in controversy holding that a defendant seeking removal of a putative class action…
Rank this Week: 63

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: 65

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Oct 14

    New judge taking over prison civil rights lawsuit as solutions sought

    New judge taking over prison civil rights lawsuit as solutions sought
    Barry Krisberg quoted in Daily Journal (registration required), September 15, 2014 “While there may be arguments about the best way to accomplish services for mentally ill inmates, we’re no longer arguing whether we should or…
  • Oct 14

    UC Berkeley team calls for US policies to narrow income gap

    UC Berkeley team calls for US policies to narrow income gap
    john a. powell quoted in San Francisco Chronicle, September 10, 2014 Part of the mission of UC Berkeley, as a public institution, is “to help provide solutions for the state and the country,” powell said. “We’re trying…
  • Oct 14

    Monument needed for lives lost to killings by law enforcement

    Monument needed for lives lost to killings by law enforcement
    James Rule writes for The Sacramento Bee, September 10, 2014 A broad coalition of civic-minded parties should call for creation of a national monument to those slain without justification by those entrusted with upholding the law. Both public…
Rank this Week: 66

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Oct 23

    UofT Professor Kent Roach on Canadian Counter-Terrorism Law

    UofT Professor Kent Roach on Canadian Counter-Terrorism Law
    Well-known University of Toronto law professor Kent Roach has reacted to this week’s two terrorist attacks in St-Jean and Ottawa with a post about The Canadian Terrorist Attacks and Canadian Counter-Terrorism Law on the US-based Just…
  • Oct 23

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Oliphant on Creeping Monism in Charter Interpretation

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Oliphant on Creeping Monism in Charter Interpretation
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
  • Oct 23

    Don’t Let Your Strategic Plan Become a Very Expensive Bookend!

    Don’t Let Your Strategic Plan Become a Very Expensive Bookend!
    My firm was recently retained by a client to assist with their Strategic Planning process. During the “interview stage” of our relationship, the Managing Partner went to great lengths to have me explain my process and style. We…
Rank this Week: 68

IPKat

IPKat

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

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

    These Shoes are Made for Freely Walking: Copyright Protection & Free Movement of Good

    These Shoes are Made for Freely Walking: Copyright Protection & Free Movement of Good
    With this post we are staying with on the topic of shoes and copyright, already discussed here and here, but this recent case from the commercial division of the French Cour de Cassationalso raised some European Union (EU) and Berne…
  • Oct 23

    Arnold J orders biggest website blocking to date

    Arnold J orders biggest website blocking to date
    Fabio pictured while wonderingabout the implementation costsof the blocking order just issued against himFollowing last week's judgment in Cartier v BSkyB [here, a case concerning the possibility of requiring internet service…
  • Oct 23

    Artjunkie snatched from the jaws of villainy, but no happy ending

    Artjunkie snatched from the jaws of villainy, but no happy ending
    It's unusual for the IPKat to feel disappointed when the party in the right emerges from court as the victor, but here's a case in point: Alison J. Hendrick v Tony Knight (O-323-14), a decision of Appointed Person Geoffrey Hobbs QC back…
Rank this Week: 67

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Oct 21

    The Extraordinary Synod in Rome. Will it bring extraordinary times?

    The Extraordinary Synod in Rome. Will it bring extraordinary times?
    We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Leonard Taylor. Leonard is a PhD candidate at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway. His research topic is on Catholicism and human rights. You can contact him l.taylor3[at]nuigalway.ie…
  • Oct 20

    A new Constitutional Settlement for Northern Ireland: Queries from International Law

    A new Constitutional Settlement for Northern Ireland: Queries from International Law
    This post was jointly written by regular contributor Aoife O’Donoghue and Ben Warwick. Ben is a Graduate Teaching Assistant and PhD candidate at Durham Law School. His research centres on resource constraints and the…
  • Oct 17

    Why Budget 2015 must be that last of its kind

    Why Budget 2015 must be that last of its kind
    Human Rights in Ireland welcomes this guest post from Yvonne O’Sullivan of the Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC). Yvonne is Advocacy and Policy Officer in FLAC. Speculation on budget measures had circulated in media outlets in the final…
Rank this Week: 69

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/
  • Oct 23

    Woman Injured in Fountain Valley Pedestrian Accident

    Woman Injured in Fountain Valley Pedestrian Accident
    A 59-year-old woman walking two dogs was injured in a Fountain Valley pedestrian accident the afternoon of October 18, 2014. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the injury collision occurred as the woman was walking…
  • Oct 22

    Teen Suffers Severe Head Injuries In Huntington Beach Bicycle Accident

    Teen Suffers Severe Head Injuries In Huntington Beach Bicycle Accident
    A teenager suffered serious head injuries after he was struck by at least one vehicle in Huntington Beach. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the incident occurred the afternoon of October 17, 2014 at the intersection…
  • Oct 16

    One Killed In Huntington Beach Car Accident

    One Killed In Huntington Beach Car Accident
    A three-vehicle car accident in Huntington Beach left a 26-year-old man dead and two others injured. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred at the intersection of Garfield Avenue and Edwards Street…
Rank this Week: 71

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Oct 20

    CACH LLC Debt Collection Lawsuit Quickly Dismissed

    CACH LLC Debt Collection Lawsuit Quickly Dismissed
    Plaintiff: CACH LLC Original Creditor: HSBC Bank Nevada, N.A. Plaintiff’s Law Firm: Federated Law Group, PLLC Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Bryan Manno, Esq., Jeremy Soffler, Esq., Jonathan Galler, Esq., Marc Canzio, Esq. and Tina Gayle,…
  • Oct 20

    Client Highly Recommends Rudnitsky Law Firm

    Client Highly Recommends Rudnitsky Law Firm
    Client: Bryant Type of Case: Debt Collection Defense / Credit Card Lawsuit Client Review: Mr. Rudnitsky put my wife and me right at ease and was very understanding about the retail open credit suit we had. He settled the case quickly…
  • Oct 10

    Debt Collection Lawsuit: Client Review

    Debt Collection Lawsuit: Client Review
    Client: Name Withheld by Request Type of Case: Debt Collection Defense Client Review: I have requested the services of the Rudnitsky Law Firm multiple times now. Each time, the experience has been a positive one. Throughout the process for…
Rank this Week: 70

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Oct 23

    Katz: The MIT School of Law? A Perspective on Legal Education in the 21st Century

    Katz: The MIT School of Law? A Perspective on Legal Education in the 21st Century
    Daniel Martin Katz of Michigan State University has posted The MIT School of Law? A Perspective on Legal Education in the 21st Century, forthcoming in University of Illinois Law Review. Here is a portion of the abstract, from Dan’s post…
  • Oct 23

    Li et al.: Law is Code: A Software Engineering Approach to Analyzing the United States Code

    Li et al.: Law is Code: A Software Engineering Approach to Analyzing the United States Code
    William P. Li, Pablo Azar, David Larochelle, Phil Hill, and Andrew W. Lo have posted Law is Code: A Software Engineering Approach to Analyzing the United States Code, at SSRN. Here is the abstract: The agglomeration of rules and regulations…
  • Oct 22

    Bruce: Caselaw is Set Free, What Next?

    Bruce: Caselaw is Set Free, What Next?
    Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute has posted Caselaw is Set Free, What Next? at the Google Scholar Blog. Here are excerpts from the post: [...] Google Scholar’s caselaw collection is a victory for open access to legal…
Rank this Week: 72

Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 73

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 76

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: 74

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: 75

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Oct 23

    Monica Lewinsky and the "no contact" rule

    Monica Lewinsky and the "no contact" rule
    A few years back, I enjoyed Ken Gormley's account of Ken Starr's investigation of Whitewater and the Lewisnky matters. I found the book even-handed and thorough, and it had lots of intereting stuff for us law-of-lawyering types. One of the...
  • Oct 22

    "The Continuing Duty"

    "The Continuing Duty"
    Check out this new site, The Continuing Duty, which has materials, and a blog, and much more. Run by David M. Siegel and Tigran Eldred. From their front page: Criminal defendants rely on their lawyers to provide the most vigorous...
  • Oct 21

    "What Law Schools Can Learn from Dental Schools in the 1980s Regarding the Consequences of a Decline in Applicants"

    "What Law Schools Can Learn from Dental Schools in the 1980s Regarding the Consequences of a Decline in Applicants"
    That's the provocative title of this blog post by Professor Jerry Organ, which offers a very thoughtful and clearheaded analysis of the issues many U.S. law schools are currently facing. If you're wondering about the future of legal…
Rank this Week: 77

Drug and Device Law

Drug and Device Law

Covers various topics that arise in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation. By James M. Beck and Mark Herrmann.

http://druganddevicelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    On “Right To Try” Legislation

    On “Right To Try” Legislation
    Since the beginning of 2014, five states that we know of have enacted what is called “Right to Try” statutes.  See Ariz. R.S.A. §36-1311 to -1314; Colo. R.S.A. §§25-45-101 to -108; La. R.S. §1300.381-386;…
  • Oct 23

    Daimler (Bauman) As a Removal Tool in Multi-Plaintiff Case

    Daimler (Bauman) As a Removal Tool in Multi-Plaintiff Case
    Here’s another guest post, by Richard Dean and Peter Reed of Tucker Ellis.  They describe a successful combination (what we might call a “one-two punch” if that phrase were not already taken) of lack of personal…
  • Oct 22

    M.D. Fla. Double Trouble on Fraudulent Joinder

    M.D. Fla. Double Trouble on Fraudulent Joinder
    What the deuce is it about today?  The date is made up of two 2’s.  Today is the 76th birthday of two of our favorite, though couldn’t-be-more-different, actors:  Derek Jacobi (I, Claudius/Last Tango in…
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/
  • Oct 19

    More things I think I think

    More things I think I think
    Several readers offered very nice comments on my original Some Things I Think I Think post, so I’ve decided to continue thinking.  Well, at least sharing things I think I think. A recent Wall Street Journal article Lawyers, Judges…
  • Sep 29

    Rule 1: Clients get to decide

    Rule 1: Clients get to decide
    Some things make my blood boil.  Consider these quotes from Part 4 of Pam Woldow’s recent 4-part series, Cutting Corners (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4).  The series discusses whether use of Legal Project Management and Legal…
  • Sep 25

    Bingham’s demise should make everyone wonder about their own situation

    Bingham’s demise should make everyone wonder about their own situation
    Bingham McCutchen is following the Dewey/Howery decline to oblivion.  It seems people are surprised.  They shouldn’t be.  Some number of major firms are the “low end” that create the mediocre industry average…
Rank this Week: 79

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
  • Oct 23

    Predicting the Supreme Court Using Artificial Intelligence

    Predicting the Supreme Court Using Artificial Intelligence
    Predicting Supreme Court Outcomes Using AI ? Is it possible to predict the outcomes of legal cases – such as Supreme Court decisions – using Artificial Intelligence (AI)?  I recently had the opportunity to…
  • Oct 23

    Mea Culpa

    Mea Culpa
    My ongoing research on the meaning of the Bill of Rights has changed my view of something that I said in my book on William Jennings Bryan.  Admitting error is an important part of blogging and scholarship, so let me explain. One theme…
  • Oct 22

    RBG revises opinion after professor flags error

    RBG revises opinion after professor flags error
    How often does it happen that a law professor flags a factual error in a Supreme Court opinion and the Justice thereafter changes that opinion to correct the error? Answer: not that often. So when it happens, some of us think that credit…
Rank this Week: 82

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Orange County Drowning Calls Surpass 2013

    Orange County Drowning Calls Surpass 2013
    Fire officials in Orange County have seen more swimming pool and drowning accidents this year already than they did in 2013, The Orange County Register reports. On Sunday, emergency responders rushed to a community pool on Keywood Lane in…
  • Oct 22

    Victorville Family Calls for Safer Intersection after Fatal Accident

    Victorville Family Calls for Safer Intersection after Fatal Accident
    The family of Dollie Wilson is calling for a stop light at the intersection in Victorville where Wilson was hit and killed by another drivers. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the fatal crash occurred at the intersection of…
  • Oct 21

    California Man Fatally Injured In Dog Attack

    California Man Fatally Injured In Dog Attack
    Juan Fernandez, 59, was killed in a dog attack in Modesto after a pack of pit bulls attacked him and his elderly mother, Maria. According to a CBS news report, the dog attack occurred at his home on October 14, 2014. Deputies said when they…
Rank this Week: 83

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/
  • Oct 23

    Laurence Leavy: The Marlins Man!

    Laurence Leavy: The Marlins Man!
    I had forgotten we're in the middle of a World Series, but then the Herald reminded me with this photo:I love this guy!Apparently he's a Broward workers' comp attorney named Laurence Leavy.He's done more with this gesture to promote the…
  • Oct 22

    Cash Party!

    Cash Party!
    Pam: "Oh Rickey, can't we execute on another night? The girls are having a party. A cash party!"Rick Scott's impression of a mammal is near spot on.
  • Oct 22

    3d DCA Watch -- This Actually (Did Not) Happen!

    3d DCA Watch -- This Actually (Did Not) Happen!
    Here's an actual exchange between an unnamed bunkerite and a loyal law clerk: Judge:  Where is everybody?  The bus for Schnedbly's leaves in two minutes!  We can't be late!Clerk:  Your Most Honorable, Resplendently Robed…
Rank this Week: 81

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 21

    Forfeiture v. Sound Analysi

    Forfeiture v. Sound Analysi
    Here's footnote 5 of an opinion published here, issued after a rehearing petition in an anti-SLAPP appeal:This issue of first impression was first raised in defendants’ petition for rehearing. Ordinarily we might treat it as…
  • Oct 20

    Appellate Panel Must Have 3 Judge

    Appellate Panel Must Have 3 Judge
    Today's MetNews reports on Johnson v. Appellate Division in Court of Appeal Rejects Use of Two-Judge Appellate Panel in Superior Court. Code of Civil Procedure 77(b) provides that in each superior court appellate division, "no more than…
  • Oct 14

    2d DCA pro tem update

    2d DCA pro tem update
    Assigned JudgesThe following are currently sitting on assignment:Judge Rita Miller of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be sitting Pro-Tem in Division One until November 30, 2014 Judge Lee Edmon of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will…
Rank this Week: 80

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Oct 23

    Sufficient Notice of Arbitration Clause

    Sufficient Notice of Arbitration Clause
    On August, 18, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court’s denial of Barnes & Noble, Inc.’s motion to compel arbitration, finding that plaintiff did not have sufficient notice of Barnes & Noble’s Terms of Use…
  • Oct 22

    Staffing at 4.1 hours of nursing care per day per patient

    Staffing at 4.1 hours of nursing care per day per patient
    Illinois Citizens for Better Care  is a group dedicated to Improving the quality of life of Illinois long-term care residents.  They recently published the below are their website. Both the federal government and Illinois…
  • Oct 21

    Video Footage Shows Neglect

    Video Footage Shows Neglect
    The Buffalo News reported that two employees of Erie County Medical Center’s skilled nursing facility were arrested following an investigation into their treatment of a nursing home resident.  The investigation relied on a…
Rank this Week: 84

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Oct 21

    Comedic Break: Televising the Supreme Court

    Comedic Break: Televising the Supreme Court
    John Oliver is correct. If somebody insisted on playing audio tapes of crappy piano music hammered out on a cheap electric organ, you'd eventually punch them in the face. But if it were accompanied with a video of a cat playing said organ,…
  • Oct 18

    Justice versus Law

    Justice versus Law
    As readers may recall, I am a fan of Richard Kopf's blog, Hercules and the Umpire. While I may sometimes disagree with him, he is a smart and thoughtful sitting United States District Judge who is willing to share his views on a variety of…
  • Oct 18

    Kerik v. Tacopina: Not With A Bang . . .

    Kerik v. Tacopina: Not With A Bang . . .
    It's been awhile but there's a few updates on the Bernie Kerik-Joe Tacopina brouhaha. As a person who always enjoys a good legal slugfest and who has no connection to any of the players, I must profess my disappointment with how things are…
Rank this Week: 85

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

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

http://blog.lipcon.com/
  • Oct 21

    Top 5 Places to Go Boating in Miami

    Top 5 Places to Go Boating in Miami
    Because our blog is generally about people getting badly injured at sea, we thought it would be nice to mix it up a bit and focus on something positive about the water! Miami is known for many things, including spectacular weather, incredible…
  • Oct 20

    Magic Becomes Mayhem on Ebola Cruise

    Magic Becomes Mayhem on Ebola Cruise
    Just last week, we evaluated whether cruise passengers faced the risk of contracting Ebola while on a cruise ship. While it seemed that the risk wasn’t high, we wondered if the cruise lines had a protocol if this were to happen. Or…
  • Oct 15

    Protecting Yourself While On Board: One Cruise Ship Rape Lawyer’s Advice

    Protecting Yourself While On Board: One Cruise Ship Rape Lawyer’s Advice
    Just a few weeks ago, a former Holland America cruise ship worker confessed to brutally beating, raping, and attempting to throw a passenger overboard. Our firm reported on the disturbing cruise ship rape and attempted murder incident, which…
Rank this Week: 86

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Oct 23

    Raw, Frozen, Breaded and Pre-browned Chicken Sicken Six with Salmonella

    Raw, Frozen, Breaded and Pre-browned Chicken Sicken Six with Salmonella
    State health and agriculture officials said today that six recent cases of salmonellosis in Minnesota have been linked to raw, frozen, breaded and pre-browned, stuffed chicken entrees. The implicated product is Antioch Farms brand A La Kiev…
  • Oct 22

    Bailey Farms Recalls Salmonella Tainted Pepper

    Bailey Farms Recalls Salmonella Tainted Pepper
    Bailey Farms, Inc. of Oxford, NC is voluntarily recalling 6,215 pounds of Fresh Serrano Chile Peppers, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in…
  • Oct 22

    Michigan Meijer Stores Issue Salmonella Pepper Recall

    Michigan Meijer Stores Issue Salmonella Pepper Recall
    The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development today issued a consumer advisory for serrano peppers supplied by Bailey Farms Inc. of Oxford, North Carolina and distributed by Meijer stores in Michigan. The advisory was issued…
Rank this Week: 92

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Oct 23

    University of Cincinnati College of Law Dean Search

    University of Cincinnati College of Law Dean Search
    I am so lucky to serve on the faculty at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. If you know any terrific dean candidates who would like to lead a law school with a collegial, engaged faculty, please pass along...
  • Oct 23

    Labor & Employment Law Roundup

    Labor & Employment Law Roundup
    There's been a lot of action in labor and employment law recently, so time for another roundup: The Office of Special Counsel just found the U.S. Army gulity of harassment against a transgendered employee. It shows how the recent executive...
  • Oct 23

    Jim Hawkins on The Law's Remarkable Failure to Protect Mistakenly Overpaid Employee

    Jim Hawkins on The Law's Remarkable Failure to Protect Mistakenly Overpaid Employee
    Friend-of-blog Jim Hawkins (Houston) just posted on SSRN his fascinating article, The Law's Remarkable Failure to Protect Mistakenly Overpaid Employees, which is forthcoming later this year in the Minnesota Law Review. This piece takes a…
Rank this Week: 87

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    Fleckner on Roman Business Association

    Fleckner on Roman Business Association
    Andreas M. Fleckner, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, has posted Roman Business Associations, which is forthcoming in Roman Law and Economics, ed. Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci.  Here is the abstract:Roman…
  • Oct 23

    Bonilla on Liberalism and Property in Colombia

    Bonilla on Liberalism and Property in Colombia
    Daniel Bonilla, Universidad de los Andes School of Law, has posted Liberalism and Property in Colombia: Property as a Right and Property as a Social Function, which appeared in the Fordham Law Review 80 (2011): 1135-70.  Here is the…
  • Oct 23

    George C. Lamb Jr. Visiting Fellows in Regulatory Governance

    George C. Lamb Jr. Visiting Fellows in Regulatory Governance
    [We have the following announcement for the George C. Lamb Jr. Visiting Fellows in Regulatory Governance.] Rethinking Regulation at the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University, in collaboration with Duke’s Trinity College of Arts…
Rank this Week: 90

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Oct 22

    Third Quarter Venture Funding Declines 27% from Second Quarter

    Third Quarter Venture Funding Declines 27% from Second Quarter
    By Donald Zuhn -- Last week, the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), a trade association representing the U.S. venture capital industry, released the results of its MoneyTree Report on venture funding for the third quarter of 2014.…
  • Oct 21

    AntiCancer, Inc. v. Pfizer, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2014)

    AntiCancer, Inc. v. Pfizer, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2014)
    By Andrew Williams -- Anyone that has been monitoring the outcome of district court cases recently will be aware of the perils of not including sufficient information, or not timely supplementing, preliminary infringement or invalidity…
  • Oct 20

    The Indefiniteness of What is "Routine, Well-understood and Conventional" in Assessing Patent Eligibility of Diagnostic Method Claim

    The Indefiniteness of What is "Routine, Well-understood and Conventional" in Assessing Patent Eligibility of Diagnostic Method Claim
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- Castigating the Supreme Court, at least in patent circles, has become as prevalent as the Court's forays into patent law have been to overrule the Federal Circuit. While even those who give the Court the benefit of the…
Rank this Week: 89