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Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
  • May 17

    Police Officer’s Testimony on Fault of an Accident is Ruled Inadmissible

    Police Officer’s Testimony on Fault of an Accident is Ruled Inadmissible
    Billy R. Richey filed a lawsuit against State Farm Automobile Insurance Co. to recover for his injuries under the uninsured motorist coverage of his State Farm Insurance auto policy. On the evening of April 5, 2008, Richey was driving his…
  • May 16

    Diesel Exhaust Contributes to Lung Cancer Death

    Diesel Exhaust Contributes to Lung Cancer Death
    In a recent workers’ compensation case, a bus mechanic who was diagnosed with lung cancer was told his illness was caused by exposure to diesel exhaust. The ruling in that case sent alarms out that the burning of diesel fuel has…
  • May 3

    U.S. District Court Jury Finds Trucker 100% at Fault for His Own Traumatic Brain Injury

    U.S. District Court Jury Finds Trucker 100% at Fault for His Own Traumatic Brain Injury
    On Dec. 16, 2009, Terry Smith was employed by Sycamore Specialized Carriers.  He drove his tractor-trailer to the defendant Casini Warehousing Corp.’s warehouse in Bensenville, Ill. Casini’s personnel used an overhead…
Rank this Week: 47

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: 46

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

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

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Another win for Lewis Tein

    Another win for Lewis Tein
    This time to the tune of $4 million. Congrats to them for proving the haters wrong.
  • May 24

    Time for a new courthouse in Ft. Lauderdale

    Time for a new courthouse in Ft. Lauderdale
    GSA says it will cost about $190 million.  From the Sun-Sentinel:The downtown federal courthouse needs to be replaced, a new federal study has determined, something that local judges, attorneys and area officials have been saying for…
  • May 23

    Is it summer yet?

    Is it summer yet?
    The weather says yes.Some quick news:1.  Slate's Dahlia Lithwick says Trump's SCOTUS choices are bad for women: The list consists of six federal appeals court judges (all appointed by George W. Bush) and five state supreme court…
Rank this Week: 48

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/
  • May 24

    “Gray Divorce” – Concerns for Divorcing Couples Over Fifty

    “Gray Divorce” – Concerns for Divorcing Couples Over Fifty
    Due to modern medicine and a societal focus on healthier lifestyles, people are living longer than ever before. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, the average life…
  • May 5

    Pendente Lite Orders in Virginia Divorce

    Pendente Lite Orders in Virginia Divorce
    Divorce can be a lengthy process in Virginia. In no-fault cases, Virginia law requires parties to be separated for at least twelve months, or for at least six months with a separation agreement and no minor children, prior to even filing…
  • May 3

    Treatment of College Savings Accounts in Virginia Divorce

    Treatment of College Savings Accounts in Virginia Divorce
    With the rising costs of college education, many families are establishing college savings accounts for their children. While this is certainly a good and well-thought out plan for the future, it is unlikely that parents ever consider this…
Rank this Week: 52

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/
  • May 18

    Ten Injured in Car Crash Outside San Diego Elementary School

    Ten Injured in Car Crash Outside San Diego Elementary School
    Ten people, including nine children and an adult, were injured after a 70-year-old woman drove onto a sidewalk and slammed into a large group of children waiting to be picked up after school. According to an NBC San Diego news report, the…
  • May 10

    Orange DUI Crash Critically Injures Skateboarder

    Orange DUI Crash Critically Injures Skateboarder
    A 15-year-old skateboarder was critically injured in an Orange car accident, which officials say, was caused by a suspected DUI driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the teenager was crossing North Wanda Road just…
  • Apr 19

    North Hills Minivan Rollover Crash Proves Deadly

    North Hills Minivan Rollover Crash Proves Deadly
    One man was killed and eight others were injured in a North Hills rollover crash triggered by a 20-year-old woman who ran a red light and crashed into a minivan at a street intersection the morning of April 17, 2016. According to a Fox 11…
Rank this Week: 49

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

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

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 51

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

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

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
Rank this Week: 50

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • May 24

    Alternative Investment Strategy for All

    Alternative Investment Strategy for All
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:Today’s market environment demands a system of asset allocation that reaches beyond traditional stock and bond portfolios. The new-age investor seeks alternative investments in order…
  • May 23

    New Hampshire Investment Adviser Fined and Barred from Association with Securities Industry

    New Hampshire Investment Adviser Fined and Barred from Association with Securities Industry
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:After discovering that David F. Brochu had been permanently barred from any securities industry dealings in the state of New Hampshire, the SEC barred Brochu from an association with any…
  • May 18

    Selling Away (From the Firm) Leads Advisor to Stiff Penaltie

    Selling Away (From the Firm) Leads Advisor to Stiff Penaltie
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has continued to enforce advisor violations with strict measures. An advisor from Darien, Connecticut has found himself on the wrong side…
Rank this Week: 54

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

http://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    CA9: Decision that an award is not "plausible" is insufficient to vacate

    CA9: Decision that an award is not "plausible" is insufficient to vacate
    A dispute arose between Drywall Dynamics, Inc and the Southwestern Regional Council of Carpenters concerning attempts by the Company to withdraw from a multi employer bargaining arrangement. The Company's initial attempt to terminate its…
  • May 15

    Working below classification, seniority and management right

    Working below classification, seniority and management right
    These were the topics in issue in a recent award by Arbitrator Richard Beens. The dispute arose between Boise White Paper and Steelworkers Local 159 and involved interpretation of the parties' cba. The agreement had what the arbitrator…
  • May 1

    MD Court: Arbitrator exceeded his authority when he relied on a cba provision the County was not authorized to negotiate

    MD Court: Arbitrator exceeded his authority when he relied on a cba provision the County was not authorized to negotiate
    Prince George's County, MD and the Prince George's County Police Civilian Employees Association were parties to a cba that included  language providing that covered employees were entitled to a notice of their eligibility to have a Union…
Rank this Week: 55

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • May 13

    9 Worst Cars to Avoid Buying

    9 Worst Cars to Avoid Buying
    A recent news story discussed the 9 new worst cars, based on ratings compiled by Consumer Reports.   The ratings were based on a combination of factors, including safety, road-test scores, projected reliability, and owner…
  • May 11

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Client Review: Auto Fraud Case

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Client Review: Auto Fraud Case
    Client:  Latasha Client Review:  I went to Taras Rudnitsky law firm back in September of 2014 with a major problem where a car dealership did some illegal things from illegal repossession of the truck I purchased from the dealership…
  • Mar 29

    Consumer Reports Rates 10 Worst New Cars for 2016

    Consumer Reports Rates 10 Worst New Cars for 2016
    According to a story published in the USA Today, Consumer Reports has published its list of the 10 worst new cars, broken down by category.  Here are the losers, according to their rankings, which are based on safety, projected…
Rank this Week: 56

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
  • May 6

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor
    What can you do about a judgment lien filed against you by a creditor or debt buyer that is now out of business? Law firms like Mann, Bracken that have closed down, filed bankruptcy themselves, or otherwise disappeared still appear as…
  • Apr 24

    The Reverse Mortgage. What You Need To Know!

    The Reverse Mortgage. What You Need To Know!
    There is a familiar expression:  “The road to Hell is paved with good intentions!” I’d like to think that the individuals that came up with the concept of the reverse mortgage had good intentions.  The reality…
  • Apr 21

    Timing in Bankruptcy Case

    Timing in Bankruptcy Case
    As in lots of things, timing can be everything.  Timing is important in music, comedy, athletics, you name it. Timing can be very important in a bankruptcy case, too.  There can be multiple reasons for filing bankruptcy sooner as…
Rank this Week: 57

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.bostonsexualabuselawyer.com/
  • Dec 19

    Bill Cosby Sues Seven Mass. Sexual Assault Accusers for Defamation

    Bill Cosby Sues Seven Mass. Sexual Assault Accusers for Defamation
    Bill Cosby has sued seven women who have accused him of sexually assaulting them, claiming that they defamed his character and purposefully derailed an upcoming television opportunity. Cosby is suing Tamara Green, Therese Serignese, Linda…
  • Dec 17

    Massachusetts Man Pleads Guilty to Transporting Minor for Sex

    Massachusetts Man Pleads Guilty to Transporting Minor for Sex
    A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty on Thursday to transporting a minor from New Hampshire and engaging in sexual activity with her. Lawrence Marks, 35, of Tewksbury, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to transportation of a minor in…
  • Dec 12

    Former teacher, camp counselor jailed in Mass. for child sexual abuse

    Former teacher, camp counselor jailed in Mass. for child sexual abuse
    A former longtime teacher at Episcopal Academy in Pennsylvania was sentenced to four years in a Massachusetts prison followed by a lifetime of probation for the sexual abuse of three children at a summer camp in 1981, according to Barnstable…
Rank this Week: 58

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

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

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 53

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/
  • May 25

    Balkin on Republicanism & an Anti-Oligarchy Constitution

    Balkin on Republicanism & an Anti-Oligarchy Constitution
    Jack M. Balkin (Yale University - Law School) has posted Republicanism and the Constitution of Opportunity (Joseph Fishkin & William E. Forbath, The Anti-Oligarchy Constitution, Forthcoming, Texas Law Review, Vol. 94, No. 7, 2016) on…
  • May 25

    Program Announcement: Masters in Democratic Governance at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization

    Program Announcement: Masters in Democratic Governance at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization
    The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) and its partner univeristies Birzeit University (Palestine), Saint Joseph University (Lebanon), International University of Rabat (Morocco) and Ca’ Foscari…
  • May 25

    Abdelaal on the Entrenchment Clause in the Constitution of Egypt

    Abdelaal on the Entrenchment Clause in the Constitution of Egypt
    Mohamed Abdelaal (Alexandria University - Faculty of Law) has posted Entrenchment Illusion: The Curious Case of Egypt's Constitutional Entrenchment Clause (Chicago-Kent Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2016) on…
Rank this Week: 62

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/
Rank this Week: 63

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/
  • May 25

    How to behave (and not behave) in a deposition

    How to behave (and not behave) in a deposition
    I spent yesterday in a deposition. That fact is not all that unusual for a litigator. What makes yesterday’s exercise stand out is that I was the deponent, not the attorney. I spent my day under oath, answering questions. As the…
  • May 24

    #SCOTUS extends time limits for constructive discharge claim

    #SCOTUS extends time limits for constructive discharge claim
    Yesterday, in Green v. Brennan [pdf] (background here), the Supreme Court considered when the statute of limitations begins to run for a constructive discharge claim—when the employee resigns or at the time of an employer’s last…
  • May 23

    When must employees be paid for off-the-clock overtime?

    When must employees be paid for off-the-clock overtime?
    Just about a year ago, in Moran v. Al Basit LLC, the 6th Circuit seemed to hold that all an employee needs is his or her own testimony to establish an entitlement to unpaid compensation under the FLSA. At the time, I expressed concern that…
Rank this Week: 61

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/
  • May 24

    'I'm physically disabled" ... Zap!

    'I'm physically disabled" ... Zap!
    Last week Grits published video of a man tazed because he would not get up. Here is one of a man Tazed because he would/could not get down. James Sizer dropped like a stone when Austin PD officer Martha Cameron zapped him. He later died a…
  • May 24

    Visitation, data, metadata, predictions, and responding to drug war revisionism

    Visitation, data, metadata, predictions, and responding to drug war revisionism
    Here are a few items which both merit Grits readers' attention and enable me to clear my browser tabs:Dallas PD can't fill cadet classPoor Dallas PD can't catch a break. In the wake of media demagoguery about a phony "crime wave," now they…
  • May 22

    Use of force, bodycams, and conservative arguments for justice reform

    Use of force, bodycams, and conservative arguments for justice reform
    Recording some links here for my own purposes, but perhaps some Grits readers will find them useful, too:Conservative arguments for justice reform Our pal Vikrant Reddy, of the Koch Institute via the Texas Public Policy Foundation, has been…
Rank this Week: 60

The Legal Blog.in

The Legal Blog.in

Covers Indian court decisions.

http://www.legalblog.in/
Rank this Week: 59

California Injury Attorneys Blog

California Injury Attorneys Blog

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

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

    Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Unloading Car in La Jolla

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

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

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

    Five Teenagers Tragically Killed in Orange County Crash

    Five Teenagers Tragically Killed in Orange County Crash
    BUENA PARK — A BMW crashed in Orange County early Saturday morning, killing five teenage passengers in a solo-vehicle collision on southbound Interstate 5 in Irvine.The accident was reported just after 2 a.m. south of Alton Parkway…
Rank this Week: 64

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • May 25

    Second Circuit Weighs in on Nominative Fair Use

    Second Circuit Weighs in on Nominative Fair Use
    The federal courts of appeals have split as to how to apply the doctrine of nominative fair use in trademark infringement cases. Last week, the Second Circuit endorsed the nominative fair use factors used by the Ninth and Third Circuits. At…
  • May 24

    INTA Meet the Bloggers XII — Photo Gallery

    INTA Meet the Bloggers XII — Photo Gallery
    Meet the Bloggers XII — adjacent to the INTA (International Trademark Association) meeting in Orlando — was a grand success, here is some of the visual evidence to prove the point:              …
  • May 23

    The Price of Fame

    The Price of Fame
    –James Mahoney, Razor’s Edge Communications Mother was a dyed-in-the-wool Boston Bruins fan who knew as much about the local game as any sportscaster. She didn’t quote stats, but she sure knew team and player histories,…
Rank this Week: 68

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 67

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 25

    2d Annual Mid-Career Tax Professors Workshop Concludes At UC-Davi

    2d Annual Mid-Career Tax Professors Workshop Concludes At UC-Davi
    Panel #5: Issues in Enforcement and Inter-Governmental Relations David Gamage (UC-Berkeley), Tax Cannibalization and Fiscal Federalism in the United States, 110 Nw. U. L. Rev. ___ (2016) Commentator: Adam Rosenzweig (Washington University)…
  • May 25

    House Holds Hearing Today On Perspectives On The Need For Tax Reform

    House Holds Hearing Today On Perspectives On The Need For Tax Reform
    The House Ways & Means Committee holds a hearing today on Perspectives on the Need for Tax Reform: This hearing will focus on perspectives and considerations that drive the need for tax reform, in particular economic growth, business…
  • May 25

    Former Tax Lawyer Jo Ann Rooney Named President Of Loyola Chicago

    Former Tax Lawyer Jo Ann Rooney Named President Of Loyola Chicago
    Jo Ann Rooney (J.D. 1987, Suffolk; LL.M. (Tax) 1991, Boston University), has been named the first lay President of Loyola University Chicago. She worked as a tax lawyer for several years in the 1990s in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, before…
Rank this Week: 66

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

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

    More Sunflower Kernels Recalled

    More Sunflower Kernels Recalled
    FIRST SOURCE of Tonawanda, NY, is recalling the following items because they have the potential to be contaminated with  Listeria monocytogenes: 15 LBS Alpine Valley Fitness Mix with lot code BD 161021 15 LBS Alpine Valley Yogurt…
  • May 23

    Organic Pastures Dairy Recalls Raw Milk Due to Salmonella

    Organic Pastures Dairy Recalls Raw Milk Due to Salmonella
    Raw milk and cream produced by Organic Pastures Dairy of Fresno County with a code date of June 1, 2016 is the subject of a statewide recall and quarantine order announced by California State Veterinarian Dr. Annette Jones.  The…
  • May 21

    Watch the Internet for Salmonella Tainted Garden of Life RAW Meal

    Watch the Internet for Salmonella Tainted Garden of Life RAW Meal
    According to the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) Salmonella has been confirmed in one person in Wisconsin likely associated with recalled Garden of Life RAW Meal. DATCP is collaborating with…
Rank this Week: 65

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

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

    FINRA Sanctions Broker Peyton Jackson Over Outside Business Activitie

    FINRA Sanctions Broker Peyton Jackson Over Outside Business Activitie
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Peyton Jackson (Jackson).  According to BrokerCheck records Jackson has been subject…
  • May 25

    Customers File Complaints Against Barry Jin Over Unauthorized Trade

    Customers File Complaints Against Barry Jin Over Unauthorized Trade
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints against broker Barry Jin (Jin).  There are at least three customer complaints against Jin.  The customer complaints against Jin allege a number of securities…
  • May 24

    Gana LLP Files Claim On Behalf of Vertical Recovery Fund Investor

    Gana LLP Files Claim On Behalf of Vertical Recovery Fund Investor
    The investment attorneys at Gana LLP have recently filed a case on behalf of an investor in the Vertical Fund private placements.  The investor purchased a Vertical Fund private placement through Financial West Group broker Jeffrey…
Rank this Week: 75

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
Rank this Week: 70

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • May 25

    Strengthening National Justice for Core International Crime

    Strengthening National Justice for Core International Crime
    The Case Matrix Network are organising a conference on Strengthening National Justice for Core International Crimes: Laws, Procedures and Practices in an Age of Legal Pluralism on 28 June in The Hague. This conference will analyse…
  • May 24

    The Trial of Hissène Habré

    The Trial of Hissène Habré
    On May 30, the Chambres Africaines Extraordinaires (CAE) will announce its verdict in the trial of Chad’s ex-dictator Hissène Habré. Conviction is expected. What will it mean? The trial of Chad’s Hissène…
  • May 24

    The Trial of Hissène Habré

    The Trial of Hissène Habré
    On May 30, the Chambres Africaines Extraordinaires (CAE) will announce its verdict in the trial of Chad’s ex-dictator Hissène Habré. Conviction is expected. What will it mean? The trial of Chad’s Hissène…
Rank this Week: 71

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • May 25

    LSAC and Predicting Applications for 2016-17, Part 24

    LSAC and Predicting Applications for 2016-17, Part 24
    The LSAC is now reporting that "As of 05/20/16, there are 335,605 applications submitted by 52,363 applicants for the 2016–2017 academic year. Applicants are up 1.2% and applications are up 1.7% from 2015–2016. Last year at this…
  • May 24

    Bernie or Bust? The Lesson of 1968

    Bernie or Bust? The Lesson of 1968
    I have an oped on that subject (coauthored with my undergrad classmate Jim Bendat) on CNN.com. Here are the opening paragraphs: On a warm August night in 1968, the two of us joined thousands of other young people in front...
  • May 24

    More on Peer Review in Social Science

    More on Peer Review in Social Science
    Pamela Oliver (University of Wisconsin) has an excellent and comprehensive article in The American Sociologist on the problems of peer review in sociology. Here is the abstract: The sociology review process is broken. There are too many…
Rank this Week: 76

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

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

    CNA Indicted for Elder Abuse

    CNA Indicted for Elder Abuse
    The Times Daily reported the indictment of CNA Nadia Ann Freeman after being accused of physically attacking an elderly dementia patient at Florence Nursing and Rehabilitation.  Freeman was indicted on second-degree elder abuse…
  • May 24

    Iowa’s Windfall to Nursing Home Industry

    Iowa’s Windfall to Nursing Home Industry
    The Des Moines Register reported the disgraceful windfall for Iowa nursing homes, and questions whether political campaign contributions were the reason.  Immediately after the 2016 legislative session ended, industry lobbyists alerted…
  • May 23

    Privacy and Dignity

    Privacy and Dignity
    Boston’s WFXT reported the humiliating case involving nursing home resident Jane Bousquet.  While Jane was living in Wingate at Belviderehere, undergoing treatment for dementia and Parkinson’s, two nursing…
Rank this Week: 69

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • May 25

    New Comp Coverage in Ohio for Some Employer

    New Comp Coverage in Ohio for Some Employer
    Good news for some businesses doing work in the Buckeye State.   A new workers compensation coverage insurance option is now available to eligible Ohio businesses for their employees who work in other states. The new offering will…
  • May 24

    Ohio Worker Suffers Multiple Broken Bones, Company Fined

    Ohio Worker Suffers Multiple Broken Bones, Company Fined
    A 39-year-old Ohio worker suffered multiple broken bones after he fell more than 40 feet while conducting maintenance on a crane at TimkenSteel’s Faircrest Plant.   The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and…
  • May 23

    Structured Settlements Protect Injured Workers & Save Work Comp Cost

    Structured Settlements Protect Injured Workers & Save Work Comp Cost
    Michael Stack:   Hello, Michael Stack here. Principal of Amaxx, founder of COMPClub, and co-author of “Your Ultimate Guide to Mastering Worker’s Comp Costs”. One of the core philosophies that I believe is that a…
Rank this Week: 79

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • May 24

    The Divorce Diet: Male Nutrition Declines After Breakup

    The Divorce Diet: Male Nutrition Declines After Breakup
    Men already face numerous health risks, and those dangers are magnified following divorce. Divorce is inherently stressful, and that strain increases the rate of early mortality by up to 250 percent. When a marriage ends, it prompts wholesale…
  • May 23

    Who Can Claim The Kids On Taxes When Custody Is Shared?

    Who Can Claim The Kids On Taxes When Custody Is Shared?
    Question: How do you determine who can claim a child as a dependent when the parents get an equal number of overnights with the child? Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state and cannot give you legal advice, I can…
  • May 22

    How Difficult Is It To Obtain Sole Custody Of A Child?

    How Difficult Is It To Obtain Sole Custody Of A Child?
    Question: How difficult is it to obtain sole custody of a child? Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in your state and am unable to give you legal advice, I can give you some general observations on this issue based on the…
Rank this Week: 72

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Jonathan Rosenfeld.

http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/
  • May 23

    Evidence That Poor Care Contributed to Deaths of Nursing Home Patient

    Evidence That Poor Care Contributed to Deaths of Nursing Home Patient
    As of November 2015, Families for Better Care, a watchdog advocate group that protects the elderly, began ranking Missouri fourth on a list of the nation’s worst states concerning nursing homes. This is in response to Missouri…
  • May 14

    When Fines Become Part of the Nursing Home Busine

    When Fines Become Part of the Nursing Home Busine
    When families place a loved one in a nursing facility to receive quality health care, maintaining their safety and well-being in the loving environment is usually their biggest concern. However, to the nursing home, the level of care provided…
  • May 7

    Push to Ban Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Home Admission

    Push to Ban Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Home Admission
    Placing a loved one in the care of skilled nursing professionals has always been an overwhelming process where families are presented with stacks of papers and documents to sign, including a commonplace admission agreement. In many…
Rank this Week: 74

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • May 19

    Fortis Signs Agreement to Supply LNG to Hawaii Electric

    Fortis Signs Agreement to Supply LNG to Hawaii Electric
    Fortis Inc. announced today that its subsidiary, Fortis Hawaii Energy Inc., entered into an agreement to supply Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. with 800,000 metric tons/year of LNG over 20-years from FortisBC’s Tilbury LNG facility in…
  • May 19

    Downeast LNG Up for Sale

    Downeast LNG Up for Sale
    Downeast LNG, sponsor of a proposed 3 million ton/year liquefaction and LNG import/export terminal near Robbinston, Maine, announced that the company will be put up for sale as of July 1, 2016.  According to the press release, Downeast…
  • May 18

    Eagle LNG to Construct Liquefaction Plant to Supply Crowley Ship

    Eagle LNG to Construct Liquefaction Plant to Supply Crowley Ship
    Eagle LNG announced that it has begun the construction process for a 200,000 gallons/day (87,000 gallons/day initially) natural gas liquefaction plant in West Jacksonville, Fla., which is anticipated to be operational by early 2017. The LNG…
Rank this Week: 80

Mandelman Matters

Mandelman Matters

Covers the foreclosure crisis. By Martin Andelman.

http://mandelman.ml-implode.com
Rank this Week: 78

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 10

    Fwd: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as moral martians.

    Fwd: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as moral martians.
    Jack AyerProfessor EmeritusUCD Law SchoolJdayer@ucdavIs.eduBegin forwarded message:From: Jean Alvares <alvaresj@MAIL.MONTCLAIR.EDU>Date: July 10, 2015 at 3:45:26 AM PDTTo: CLASSICS-L@LSV.UKY.EDUSubject: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as…
  • Dec 1

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]

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

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...
    The answer is I'm fine, thanks for askin.' Just that my blogging tastes seem to have changed, at least for the moment. Maybe they'll change again. In the meantime, if I feel I have something to say, I suppose I will post it here but then…
Rank this Week: 73

Our News & Stories

Our News & Stories

Features Penn Law news.

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

    Penn Law launches innovative program in Latin American & Latino Studie

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

    Alumni spotlight: Noam Dworman L’87

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

    Summer employment dispatch: Alicia Zhang L’16

    Summer employment dispatch: Alicia Zhang L’16
    This dispatch from Alicia Zhang L'16 is one in a series of firsthand accounts by Law School students about how their summer employment opportunities are preparing them for their legal careers. Zhang is from Austin, TX.
Rank this Week: 77

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 85

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

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

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • May 25

    Golfer Phil Mickelson as SEC "Relief Defendant" in Insider Trading Case

    Golfer Phil Mickelson as SEC "Relief Defendant" in Insider Trading Case
    Last week the SEC announced insider trading charges against former-Dean Foods Company board member Thomas C. Davis and professional sports gambler, William “Billy” Walters of Las Vegas. Involved in the case is professional golfer, Phil…
  • May 25

    Call for Papers: 11th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS)

    Call for Papers: 11th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS)
    The Duke Law School will host the 11th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS) on November 18-19, 2016. CELS is a highly regarded interdisciplinary gathering that draws scholars from across the country and internationally and is…
  • May 24

    Another Teaching and Life Lesson on the Run: It's Easier at the Top and We Don't Get There Alone

    Another Teaching and Life Lesson on the Run: It's Easier at the Top and We Don't Get There Alone
    Some time ago, I wrote the post Better Teaching Idea: Try to Notice When the Wind Is at Your Back. That post emerged from some observations while running, and today's post has the same origin. This month I have been...
Rank this Week: 83

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/
  • May 25

    Anatomy of an Anti-Corruption Revolution

    Anatomy of an Anti-Corruption Revolution
    What does a meaningful anti-corruption revolution look like? I’ve already asserted this month that what’s going on in Brazil is best understood as a success story for anti-corruption reforms and the rule of law, if not for democracy…
  • May 24

    Trusts, religious paraphenalia, and freedom of the church

    Trusts, religious paraphenalia, and freedom of the church
    I am a week late to this decision from Judge McConnell of the District of Connecticut, resolving a dispute between two congregations over ownership of a pair of historic rimonim (the deocorative bells that adorn a dressed Torah). The opinion…
  • May 23

    Should the IOC Require Host-Nation Anti-Corruption Reforms?

    Should the IOC Require Host-Nation Anti-Corruption Reforms?
    There’s a joke in Olympic law circles: the host-nation organizing committee has 100 lawyers, and 99 of them do IP. The International Olympic Committee cares a lot about protecting its own and its sponsors’ intellectual property; no…
Rank this Week: 88

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • May 20

    Expert Witness Plagiarism Concerns Lead to Strong Criticism of Medico-Legal Report

    Expert Witness Plagiarism Concerns Lead to Strong Criticism of Medico-Legal Report
    In my ongoing efforts to highlight judicial criticism of expert witnesses who stray into advocacy, reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, excluding an expert report for numerous reasons…
  • May 16

    BC Court of Appeal – ICBC Disability Benefits Can Be Revived Beyond 104 Week Mark

    BC Court of Appeal – ICBC Disability Benefits Can Be Revived Beyond 104 Week Mark
    In late 2014 the BC Supreme Court rules that ICBC wage loss benefits can be ‘revived’ if a collision related injury which was initially disabling retriggers disability beyond the 104 week mark.  ICBC appealed but in reasons…
  • May 16

    Court Questions Whether “WCB Defence” Applies to Indivisible Injurie

    Court Questions Whether “WCB Defence” Applies to Indivisible Injurie
    Last year Mr. Justice Burnyeat reasoned, in Pinch v. Hofstee, that a Plaintiff’s damages for indivisible injuries must be reduced to the extent that one of the events causing/contributing to the injury arose from a matter where tort…
Rank this Week: 92

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/
Rank this Week: 87

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • May 6

    Minority Government, Human Rights, and the Opportunity for Constitutional Dialogue

    Minority Government, Human Rights, and the Opportunity for Constitutional Dialogue
    Dr Alan Greene The ambiguous outcome of the general election has been heralded as an opportunity for a new politics to emerge in Ireland. Dáil reform to deal with this new reality has featured highly in the news cycle as no longer can…
  • May 3

    Intensifying the glare of the United Nations’ spotlight

    Intensifying the glare of the United Nations’ spotlight
    We are pleased to publish this guest post from Ciarán Finlay, Legal & Policy Officer with the Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC). The value of shining an international spotlight on domestic human rights issues has long been…
  • Apr 29

    PhD studentships at DCU

    PhD studentships at DCU
    Dublin City University is inviting applications for PhD studentships in Politics, International Relations and Law. Further details are here.
Rank this Week: 84

New York City Debt Defense Blog

New York City Debt Defense Blog

By the Langel Firm.

http://www.thelangelfirm.com/Debt-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Apr 22

    5 Ways the C.A.R.D. Act is Helping Consumers of Credit

    5 Ways the C.A.R.D. Act is Helping Consumers of Credit
    On May 22, 2009, President Barack Obama signed the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act into law. Since then, consumers have saved over 12 billion dollars, below are five ways the law is protecting consumers and…
  • Apr 15

    Creditors' Burden of Proof in Student Loan Case

    Creditors' Burden of Proof in Student Loan Case
    To file a lawsuit, the Plaintiff is required to have standing. In order to satisfy the standing requirement: The plaintiff must have suffered an injury; Caused by defendant's actions; With a likelihood that the injury could be redressed…
  • Apr 15

    Legal Grounds for a Motion to Dismiss: New York

    Legal Grounds for a Motion to Dismiss: New York
    Litigation is litigation. Whether the subject matter is a $2,000 credit-card debt or a catastrophic personal injury case, the same basic procedural rules apply. The motion to dismiss is used to stop a lawsuit in its tracks. Its aim is…
Rank this Week: 82

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

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

    Governor Deal’s legacy to the Georgia judicial system

    Governor Deal’s legacy to the Georgia judicial system
    Proposed new Georgia Judicial Building, future home of Supreme Court and Court of Appeals It appears that by time he leaves office at the beginning of 2019, Governor Nathan Deal will have: Vastly reformed our criminal justice system; Expanded…
  • Feb 20

    “Can an Uninsured Motorist insurance claim affect my insurance rates?”

    “Can an Uninsured Motorist insurance claim affect my insurance rates?”
    Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist (UM/UIM) insurance coverage exists to cover your damages when you are injured due to the negligence of another motorist who has little or no insurance. Whenever we meet with a new client who was injured in a…
  • Feb 15

    The passing of Justice Scalia and the premature debate about his successor

    The passing of Justice Scalia and the premature debate about his successor
    Justice Antonin Scalia The one time I met the late Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, he talked about how much he loved hunting quail. It is good that he was able to spend his last day in this mortal realm on a quail hunt. Back in 2012, when I…
Rank this Week: 81

Durham-in-Wonderland

Durham-in-Wonderland

Features comments and analysis about the Duke/Nifong case. By Professor KC Johnson.

http://durhamwonderland.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 17

    Closing Comment

    Closing Comment
    When I first started writing about the lacrosse case, at a joint historians’ blog called Cliopatria, I did so in reaction to the Group of 88 statement. Then (and now) I considered the statement an indefensible betrayal by professors of…
  • Jul 13

    The Group of 88 & Wikipedia

    The Group of 88 &amp; Wikipedia
    Some interesting comments in a Wikipedia discussion thread regarding efforts to remove mention of their membership in the Group from Wikipedia bios of Group of 88 members. The evidence regarding Cathy Davidson, author of the infamous…
  • Jul 11

    Howard Update

    Howard Update
    Anne Blythe reports in the N&O that Judge Hudson has said he wants to grant bail to Darryl Howard, whose prosecution, writes Blythe, the judge described “as one of the most 'horrendous' prosecutions he had seen in his 34 years on…
Rank this Week: 90