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State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

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

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 27

    OPINIONS – April 26, 2017

    OPINIONS – April 26, 2017
    State v. Soraich DA 16-0345 2017 MT 98N Criminal – Homicide-Deliberate State v. Klundt DA 15-0434 2017 MT 97N Criminal – Burglary Ocwen Loan v. Rehm DA 16-0443 2017 MT 96N Civil – Other Belanus v. Potter et al. DA 16-0541…
  • Apr 25

    OPINIONS – April 25, 2017

    OPINIONS – April 25, 2017
    Chouteau County v. Sayers DA 16-0677 2017 MT 94N Civil – Injunction Estate of Edwards DA 16-0137 2017 MT 93 Civil – Probate
  • Apr 19

    CORRECTED OPINION – April 19, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – April 19, 2017
    Marriage of Brockington DA 16-0387 2017 MT 92 Civil – Domestic Relation
Rank this Week: 47

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: 46

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 52

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 53

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Apr 29

    Los Angeles: Botulism Risk in Deer Antler Tea

    Los Angeles: Botulism Risk in Deer Antler Tea
    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) warns against consuming local deer- antler tea due to botulism risk. Public Health has recently identified one confirmed and one suspected case of botulism occurring in…
  • Apr 27

    Plastic in Chicken do not Mix

    Plastic in Chicken do not Mix
    Foster Poultry Farms, a Farmerville, La. establishment, is recalling approximately 131,880 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat breaded chicken patty products that may be contaminated with foreign materials, specifically plastic, the U.S.…
  • Apr 27

    Baraka Bakery Recalls Ground Beef After Positive for E. coli

    Baraka Bakery Recalls Ground Beef After Positive for E. coli
    Baraka Bakery and Grocery, a Nashville, Tenn. retail firm, is recalling an undetermined amount of ground beef products that may be adulterated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service…
Rank this Week: 55

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    The Key To Gooden

    The Key To Gooden
    "Doc didn’t get the accolade that day in 1986, that parade, he didn’t get to stand here with teammates and Mayor Koch. We’re going to fix that right now, 30 years later. We’re going to celebrate the player and the…
  • Apr 27

    The Asterisk Presidency*

    The Asterisk Presidency*
    In 1961, Yankee slugger Roger Maris was threatening to break Babe Ruth's then-hallowed record of 60 home runs in a season.  That year teams played more games than ever before as baseball expanded its regular season from 154 to…
  • Apr 25

    Ella At 100

    Ella At 100
    I would so much rather talk about Ella Fitzgerald's 100 years (she was born on April 25, 1917) than Donald Trump's 100 days. The rap on Ella was that she couldn't sing the blues.  Maybe not, but she was probably the greatest…
Rank this Week: 54

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 48

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

Covers issues and ideas in politics, law, and education.

http://mattjohnston.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 6

    Ooops.....

    Ooops.....
    People in glass houses should not throw stones. I wonder how many of the other Senators have equal pay between their male and female staff?…
  • Mar 19

    The Horror!!!!!

    The Horror!!!!!
    If I had Secret Service drivers and lead, trail, and outrider vehicles to stop cross traffic, i would not use carseats either. Hell, i would forego  seat belts too. Well, maybe not on the Beltway-those drivers are crazy.…
  • Mar 18

    WaPo Fake New

    WaPo Fake New
    So. A significant paper makes a who purports to be a non-partisan  reporter of news makes a claim that is unsubstantiated by facts. But it is not "fake news."…
Rank this Week: 49

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Apr 2

    Centennial of the Mexican Constitution

    Centennial of the Mexican Constitution
    *** The ninth anniversary of the Yale Law Library Rare Books Blog is a fitting opportunity to mark a much more momentous anniversary, the centennial of the Mexican Constitution of 1917. Although amended a few hundred times, this constitution…
  • Feb 1

    New exhibit: "Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books"

    New exhibit: "Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books"
    A charming exhibit of animals pictured in law books opens February 1, courtesy of the Yale Law Library’s Rare Book Collection. Titled “Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books,” the exhibit is narrated from…
  • Jan 27

    Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

    Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition
    The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in…
Rank this Week: 51

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 50

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 29

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post
    Temperature Rises In Debate Over Closure Of Whittier Law School; Are 5-25 Law Schools In A 'Death Spiral' Leading To Closure Over The Next Five Years? Reports Of Extreme Income Inequality Are Exaggerated Due To Shift In S-Corporation Income…
  • Apr 29

    NY Times ('Laughable Stunt By Plutocrats To Enrich Themselves'), WSJ ('Ambitious Course Correction To Restore Broad-Based Prosperity') Debate Trump's Tax Plan

    NY Times ('Laughable Stunt By Plutocrats To Enrich Themselves'), WSJ ('Ambitious Course Correction To Restore Broad-Based Prosperity') Debate Trump's Tax Plan
    New York Times editorial, President Trump’s Laughable Plan to Cut His Own Taxes: As a rule, Republican presidents like offering tax cuts, and President Trump is no different. But the skimpy one-page tax proposal his administration released…
  • Apr 29

    More Data On The Closure Of Whittier Law School

    More Data On The Closure Of Whittier Law School
    Following up on my previous posts on the closure of Whittier Law School (links below): Derek Muller (Pepperdine), Examining Whittier: [W]hile emotions are still raw and much remains uncertain, I thought I'd dig into a few publicly-accessible…
Rank this Week: 58

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/
  • Apr 28

    Court Discusses “Aggregate Effects” Of Joining Multiple Fast Track Case

    Court Discusses “Aggregate Effects” Of Joining Multiple Fast Track Case
    Helpful reasons for judgement were released recently by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Regisry, discussing how matters such as trial length, the quantum cap and discovery timelines are aggregated when multiple fast track cases are joined. In…
  • Apr 25

    Court Finds Careless Driving Admission Not Binding in Subsequent Injury Lawsuit

    Court Finds Careless Driving Admission Not Binding in Subsequent Injury Lawsuit
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, finding a motorist faultless for a collision even though that same motorist entered a guilty plea to a charge of driving a vehicle without due care and…
  • Apr 19

    $90,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Neck Injury With Headache

    $90,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Neck Injury With Headache
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Prince George Registry, assessing non-pecuniary damages of $90,000 for a long standing neck injury with associated headaches. In today’s case (Willett v. Rose) the…
Rank this Week: 59

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Apr 25

    After police kill: DA Gascón’s dilemma

    After police kill: DA Gascón’s dilemma
    Franklin Zimring quoted by San Francisco Chronicle, April 25, 2017 “A police chief’s priority shouldn’t be just the protection of his officers but the preservation of civilian lives,” Zimring said. “Of the 10…
  • Apr 22

    Thousands in Bay Area take part in March for Science against Trump administration

    Thousands in Bay Area take part in March for Science against Trump administration
    Claudia Polsky quoted by The Mercury News, April 22, 2017 At a Walnut Creek rally attended by 1,500 people, Claudia Polsky, director of the UC Berkeley School of Law’s environmental law clinic, told the crowd, “Facts do not speak…
  • Apr 21

    UC Berkeley scholars track Pres. Trump’s first 100 days in office

    UC Berkeley scholars track Pres. Trump’s first 100 days in office
    Melissa Murray quoted by ABC 7 News, April 21, 2017 “What you are seeing right now, this sort of legislating by executive order, it’s probably not the most effective means, but it is what you’ve seen going on in the first…
Rank this Week: 60

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Apr 24

    4 Ways to Find Post-Divorce Happine

    4 Ways to Find Post-Divorce Happine
    Why is it that some people move on rather quickly after a divorce, while others don’t seem to move on with their lives? This question enters the minds of many spouses as they contemplate their own divorce, hoping that they…
  • Apr 17

    Google and Dating After Divorce

    Google and Dating After Divorce
    In today’s day and age, your online presence is important. In reality, your online presence could be viewed by your boss, co-workers, potential employers, your spouse’s divorce attorney, and post-divorce – by your…
  • Apr 10

    Successful Co-Parenting After Divorce

    Successful Co-Parenting After Divorce
    In the 1980s and 1990s, it was “normal” in divorce cases for the children to end up living with the mother and for the father to see his children one evening a week and every other weekend. However, in recent years much has…
Rank this Week: 57

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

Robert Reeves Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    Fact or Fiction: The President Pays for the First Family’s Grocerie

    Fact or Fiction: The President Pays for the First Family’s Grocerie
    This is a fact! The president of the United States pays for meals for himself, his family and personal guests. This includes the First Family’s private Thanksgiving meal.  The First Family must also pay for their own household…
  • Apr 17

    Did United Have the Right to Forcibly Remove a Passenger from a Full Flight?

    Did United Have the Right to Forcibly Remove a Passenger from a Full Flight?
    @United overbook #flight3411 and decided to force random passengers off the plane. Here’s how they did it: pic.twitter.com/QfefM8X2cW — Jayse D. Anspach (@JayseDavid) April 10, 2017 Last Sunday, Dr. David Dao was violently removed…
  • Apr 7

    A Bill Would Turn California Into A Sanctuary State. Is That Legal?

    A Bill Would Turn California Into A Sanctuary State. Is That Legal?
    How Would California Become the Country’s First Sanctuary State? In 2013, California passed the Trust Act, which prevents jails from keeping someone in custody for immigration authorities after they are eligible for release. Many cities…
Rank this Week: 56

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    Arkansas Disorderly Conduct Law Upheld Against Abortion Protester

    Arkansas Disorderly Conduct Law Upheld Against Abortion Protester
    In Duhe v. City of Little Rock, Arkansas, (ED AR, April 27, 2017), an Arkansas federal district court upheld the constitutionality of Arkansas' disorderly conduct statute in a suit by two participants in a pro-life event known as…
  • Apr 28

    India's Supreme Court To Hear Constitutional Challenge To Personal Status Law

    India's Supreme Court To Hear Constitutional Challenge To Personal Status Law
    NewsClick yesterday carried a lengthy article surveying the background and importance of the Shayara Bano case which will be heard by a 5-judge panel of India's Supreme Court next month.  At issue is whether laws involving personal…
  • Apr 28

    Roy Moore Announces Run For U.S. Senate Seat From Alabama

    Roy Moore Announces Run For U.S. Senate Seat From Alabama
    In Alabama this week, Roy Moore who has been suspended for the rest of his term as Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court because of his defiance of same-sex marriage rulings (see prior posting) announced that he will formally resign from…
Rank this Week: 64

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Apr 29

    Moore & Davies on Public Defense

    Moore & Davies on Public Defense
    Janet Moore and Andrew L. B. Davies (University of Cincinnati College of Law and Government of the State of New York - New York State Office of Indigent Legal Services) have posted Knowing Defense (14 Ohio State Journal of Criminal...
  • Apr 29

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 4,662 Encryption Workarounds Orin S. Kerr and Bruce Schneier The George Washington University Law School and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet &…
  • Apr 28

    Morse on Involuntary Competence

    Morse on Involuntary Competence
    Stephen Morse (University of Pennsylvania Law School) has posted Involuntary Competence in United States Criminal Law (in Fitness to Plead: International and Comparative Perspectives (Ronnie Mackay & Warren Brookbanks eds., Oxford…
Rank this Week: 62

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 68

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

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

http://www.icclaw.net/
Rank this Week: 61

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/
  • Apr 27

    reforming law reviews (a non-radical solution)

    reforming law reviews (a non-radical solution)
    In my last post, I outlined what I saw as the incumbent players who would be likely to resist significant and comprehensive reform. To summarize, most law reviews want to self-govern; administrators view their law reviews as co-curricular…
  • Apr 27

    #I

    #I
    Tomorrow, I'm fortunate to be travelling to the Yale Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference. I love the format of this conference, because you have to present someone else's paper and someone else has to present yours. This format really…
  • Apr 27

    More on summary judgment and qualified immunity

    More on summary judgment and qualified immunity
    Following on my post on Monday's cert denial in Salazar-Limon: Justice Sotomayor questioned that denial in light of the Court's recent summary reversals in cases denying qualified immunity. It is notable for the coincidence that on the same…
Rank this Week: 69

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

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

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 66

Nursing Home Law Center

Nursing Home Law Center

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

https://www.nursinghomelawcenter.org/
  • Apr 7

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement
    SOUTH CAROLINA NURSING HOME SETTLEMENTS One of the main focuses of the Nursing Home Law Center is the protection of nursing home residents and getting them the highest nursing home verdict that we can. We exert considerable time and energy on…
  • Apr 7

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement

    South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlement
    SOUTH CAROLINA NURSING HOME SETTLEMENTS One of the main focuses of the Nursing Home Law Center is the protection of nursing home residents and getting them the highest nursing home verdict that we can. We exert considerable time and energy on…
  • Feb 13

    Minimal Fines Little Incentive for Facilities to Improve Patient Care

    Minimal Fines Little Incentive for Facilities to Improve Patient Care
    It is a reasonable assumption for many people that nursing homes caught in the act of neglecting patient needs, disregarding safety standards and limiting their staff to levels deemed inadequate that fines and sanctions would be a deterrent…
Rank this Week: 67

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 70

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jan 30

    Low wages, high turnover, and burn-out

    Low wages, high turnover, and burn-out
    The State newspaper reported the ongoing struggle for low paid health care givers in South Carolina.  Low wages, high turnover and burn-out makes life difficult for both caregiver and patient. The turnover rate among nursing staff at the…
  • Jan 29

    Fraud and Forgery

    Fraud and Forgery
    The Columbus Dispatch reported that Autumn Health Care of Zanesville, a nursing home operator, has been ordered to repay tens of thousands of fraudulently obtained Medicare and Medicaid dollars, after an investigation by the Ohio…
  • Jan 28

    Caregiver Arrested

    Caregiver Arrested
    Twin Cities reported the arrest of David Erwin DeLong, nursing home employee, for felony criminal sexual conduct after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 78-year-old resident with advanced Alzheimer’s disease at Heritage House in…
Rank this Week: 63

The Legal Blog.in

The Legal Blog.in

Covers Indian court decisions.

http://www.legalblog.in/
Rank this Week: 71

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

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

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

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

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

    3 Popular Cruise Ship Activities that Require Passengers to Sign Waiver

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

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking

    5 Safety Tips for Canoeing and Kayaking
    With summer fast approaching, many are opting to head out to open waters and enjoy all that the ocean or waterways have to offer. And for many, that includes trying new options, like canoeing or kayaking. These activities are often low-cost,…
Rank this Week: 65

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/
  • Apr 29

    Harris County hearing officers Pants-on-Fire testimony in bail litigation lacked credibility, finds federal judge

    Harris County hearing officers Pants-on-Fire testimony in bail litigation lacked credibility, finds federal judge
    Amazing news! Congrats to Civil Rights Corps and the Texas Fair Defense Project, who secured a remarkable 193-page injunction against Harris County from federal District Judge Lee Rosenthal declaring that the local bail system…
  • Apr 27

    Following the Money - and the Legislation - on Bail

    Following the Money - and the Legislation - on Bail
    The Senate Criminal Justice Committee voted in favor of bail reform this on SB 1338 by a 7-0 vote.  A vote in the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee is still pending on the companion bill, HB…
  • Apr 27

    TDCJ statistical report published months early

    TDCJ statistical report published months early
    Last year, Grits lodged a complaint that the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Annual Statistical Report needn't take a full year to produce after each fiscal year ends.To their credit, TDCJ responded by bumping up the release date of the…
Rank this Week: 82

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Apr 29

    Short Take: If You’re Happy And You Know It

    Short Take: If You’re Happy And You Know It
    Most of us never give much thought to the exclusion of deaf people. And deaf people don’t give a damn about the exclusion of blind people, because they’re deaf and not blind, and deaf is definitely worse based on a poll…
  • Apr 29

    Bret Stephens: Exquisitely Different Irresponsible Opinion

    Bret Stephens: Exquisitely Different Irresponsible Opinion
    It was nothing more than dumb luck that I saw this twit. @nytopinion @BretStephensNYT This is so irresponsible. For many readers, anything that comes out of the times has its authority. They don’t know you hired an idiot. — Monica…
  • Apr 29

    Welcome Back, Drug War

    Welcome Back, Drug War
    So what if Jeff Sessions doesn’t realize Reefer Madness wasn’t a documentary, but a propaganda film, best watched high to achieve maximum enjoyment. The opposing viewpoints, far from the quiet of Main Justice, are locking arms…
Rank this Week: 83

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Apr 28

    Faces of Food Safety: Meet Kimberly Johnson of FSIS

    Faces of Food Safety: Meet Kimberly Johnson of FSIS
    Editor’s note: This is a recent installment in a series of employee profiles being published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Kimberly Johnson is a Consumer Safety Inspector (CSI) serving in the Office of Field Operations (OFO) in…
  • Apr 28

    Dip Trio Mix recalled for possible Salmonella contamination

    Dip Trio Mix recalled for possible Salmonella contamination
    Canton, TX-based Phoenix Food, LLC has recalled  select Dip Trio Mixes due to the potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning packet. The recall is the direct result of a supplier’s recent recall of jalapeno powder that could…
  • Apr 28

    Ginger Powder recalled for possible Salmonella contamination

    Ginger Powder recalled for possible Salmonella contamination
    California-based Lords Organics LLC has recalled Organic Veda Ginger Powder sold on Amazon because it might be  contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections especially in young…
Rank this Week: 76

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
  • Apr 28

    Company accused of terminating Air National Guard member settles DOJ lawsuit

    Company accused of terminating Air National Guard member settles DOJ lawsuit
    Earlier this month, the Department of Justice announced that it had settled a case in which a Rapid City, South Dakota-based company allegedly violated the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) by failing to…
  • Apr 28

    Division I football players in California were not ‘employees’ of NCAA or PAC-12

    Division I football players in California were not ‘employees’ of NCAA or PAC-12
    By Lorene D. Park, J.D. Dismissing a putative class action by a former Division I football player at the University of Southern California, who claimed the NCAA and PAC-12 Conference violated the FLSA and state law by failing to pay players…
  • Apr 28

    ‘Thorn in side’ of UBS whistleblower’s SOX claim for retaliatory firing survive

    ‘Thorn in side’ of UBS whistleblower’s SOX claim for retaliatory firing survive
    By Rebecca Kahn, J.D. A registered broker-dealer’s employee who was fired after refusing to bow to corporate pressure to skew his independent analyses for the benefit of his employer survived summary judgment on deposition testimony…
Rank this Week: 78

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/
  • Apr 28

    WIRTW #459 (the “weeps” edition)

    WIRTW #459 (the “weeps” edition)
    How did I not know this was a thing? Last summer, The Beatles released a remix of my favorite song of theirs, “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”. It commemorates the 10th anniversary of Cirque du Soleil’s Beatles’ show,…
  • Apr 27

    The top 6 employee handbook mistake

    The top 6 employee handbook mistake
    Yesterday, I had a pleasure of presenting a webinar for The Builder’s Exchange: The Top 6 Employee Handbook Mistakes. For your viewing pleasure and educational enlightenment, I’ve embedded it below. The Top 6 Employee Handbook…
  • Apr 26

    Congrats to Philip Miscimarra on his appointment as NLRB Chair

    Congrats to Philip Miscimarra on his appointment as NLRB Chair
    I’m on record as calling Philip Miscimarra “mad as hell,” referring to his scathing dissents in recent NLRB protected concerted activity cases. I also have it on good authority that while he and I agree that the NLRB has…
Rank this Week: 73

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Apr 28

    Human Rights-Based Integration Policy and the New “Migrant Integration Strategy”

    Human Rights-Based Integration Policy and the New “Migrant Integration Strategy”
    We are delighted to welcome this guest post from Leanne Caulfield, research assistant at Maynooth University on the IHREC-funded project “Integration Policy in Ireland Through the Lens of Human Rights and Equality”. In January,…
  • Apr 25

    The Citizens Assembly Proposals: A Draft Bill

    The Citizens Assembly Proposals: A Draft Bill
    Lawyers for Choice has produced a draft bill that gives effect to the Citizens’ Assembly’s recommendations for abortion law reform. The purpose of the Bill is to codify the Assembly’s proposals, and to show how simply and…
  • Apr 24

    NUI Galway Announce New Director of Irish Centre for Human Right

    NUI Galway Announce New Director of Irish Centre for Human Right
    NUI Galway has announced the appointment of Professor Siobhán Mullally as the Established Professor of Human Rights Law and Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway. Professor Mullally will take up her post in…
Rank this Week: 72

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Apr 26

    Lawyer, Scientist, Mom- The Lenses I Use To Protect The Environment

    Lawyer, Scientist, Mom- The Lenses I Use To Protect The Environment
    I have worked as an International Environmental Program Specialist in EPA’s Office of International and Tribal Affairs since 2003. For the last 8 years, I have been the project manager for international environmental cooperation with…
  • Apr 24

    Photo Essay: Back to Basics Agenda

    Photo Essay: Back to Basics Agenda
    The EPA just concluded two weeks of visits to Appalachia and the urban and rural mid-west. Here are some of the things we saw through the lens of our award winning photographer Eric Vance.
  • Apr 18

    How One Bus Ride Led Me To Public Service

    How One Bus Ride Led Me To Public Service
    By Elle Chang “If you look to the right, you’ll see power plants and waste incinerators have been positioned next to elementary school playgrounds, where mercury and lead exposure are harming children, and little is being done to…
Rank this Week: 75

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Apr 24

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Jordan Morris Killed in Super Inn Motel Shooting

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Jordan Morris Killed in Super Inn Motel Shooting
    Could This Decatur Motel Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News 21-year-old Jordan Morris was reportedly shot and killed outside a Super Inn Motel in Decatur Wednesday, April 12, 2017. According to 11 Alive News, the fatal…
  • Apr 18

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Fanoris Jackson Killed in Atlanta Apartment Shooting

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Fanoris Jackson Killed in Atlanta Apartment Shooting
    Could This Highland Woods Apartment Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News A shooting outside the Highland Woods apartment complex reportedly claimed the life of 20-year-old Fanoris Jermaine Jackson, Jr. Saturday afternoon, April…
  • Apr 12

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Jonathan Pringle Shot, Robbed in Lithonia Apartment

    Was This Tragedy Preventable? Jonathan Pringle Shot, Robbed in Lithonia Apartment
    Could This Senseless Shooting Have Been Prevented? Local News 27-year-old Jonathan Pringle was reportedly shot and killed during a robbery at the Chelsea Apartments in Lithonia Sunday, April 8, 2017. According to WSB-TV 2, Mr.…
Rank this Week: 79

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Mar 28

    New NBC Sitcom To Show Loving Side Of Divorce

    New NBC Sitcom To Show Loving Side Of Divorce
    In August, a new NBC sitcom will premiere starring Marlon Wayans that will show a more loving side of divorce. “Marlon,” which premieres Wednesday, Aug. 16 (9/8 CT), is a lighthearted comedy about a father doing his best to…
  • Mar 27

    Can My Wife Kick Me Out By Changing The Locks?

    Can My Wife Kick Me Out By Changing The Locks?
    Question: My wife has forced me out of the home we own together by changing the locks and security codes. Can she still make me pay half of the mortgage payments until the house is sold? Does she have the right to force me out in this way?…
  • Mar 24

    Is It Worth Pursuing Child Support?

    Is It Worth Pursuing Child Support?
    Question: I share 50/50 custody of my son with my ex-wife. For about six years, I paid child support. We recently mediated and child support was eliminated. I am planning on retiring in about a year while my ex is going to be working for…
Rank this Week: 77

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter
    Updates on selected legal informatics developments are now being posted on Legal Informatics tumblr and on Twitter. In the Web interface to this blog, the Twitter updates are visible to the right under “Twitter updates”.Filed…
  • Jul 11

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App
    Dazza Greenwood has posted Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App. Excerpts: […] On a panel discussion about blockchains and the law at the Legal Hackers Congress in NYC this weekend, I’ll provide a sneak-peek at a new,…
  • Jul 10

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource
    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice was held 7-9 July 2015 at University of Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Virginia, USA. The conference website is at:…
Rank this Week: 80

tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

Life, law and the Internet - news, information and commentary from Rick Klau.

http://tins.rklau.com/
  • Oct 5

    My unconsciously biased address book

    My unconsciously biased address book
    The 20% problemEarlier this year, I cleaned up my contacts and became interested in what the gender split would look like for my address book. Not only was it no better than my Twitter experiment from last year, the numbers were exactly the…
  • Oct 1

    Using genderize.io to infer gender in a LinkedIn network

    Using genderize.io to infer gender in a LinkedIn network
    A month or so ago, I got to wondering whether there was any way to determine the gender of my LinkedIn network. Surprisingly, LinkedIn doesn't even ask for gender on sign-up, so I couldn't just pull the info directly from LinkedIn. And I…
  • Dec 4

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo
    A couple years ago, I wrote about my first serious attempt to organize my family’s photos. 50,000 digital photos spanning more than a decade — scattered across multiple computers, phones, cameras, and hard drives. It…
Rank this Week: 74

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 81

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    New Issue: Legal Issues of Economic Integration

    New Issue: Legal Issues of Economic Integration
    The latest issue of Legal Issues of Economic Integration (Vol. 44, no. 2, 2017) is out. Contents include:From the Board: The Way We Go in the EUMauro Megliani, Restructuring Greek Debt: Alternative RoutesJohannes Ungerer & Lamprini Ziaka,…
  • Apr 28

    Conference: 13th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law

    Conference: 13th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law
    The 13th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law will take place September 7-9, 2017, in Naples. The theme is: "Global Public Goods, Global Commons and Fundamental Values: The Responses of International Law." The…
  • Apr 28

    Call for Audience: International Law in a Dark Time

    Call for Audience: International Law in a Dark Time
    The Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights and Peking University Institute of International Law Collaboration Project (ECI-PUIIL Project) have issued a call for an audience for a seminar for doctoral students and…
Rank this Week: 98

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 29

    Indian Law Symposium at the Albany Government Law Review

    Indian Law Symposium at the Albany Government Law Review
    Here: Indian Title: Unraveling the Racial Context of Property Rights, or How to Stop Engaging in Conquest Joseph William Singer This article discusses the racial injustice faced by Native Americans, with whom land titles in the United States…
  • Apr 28

    Updated ICWA Appellate Page

    Updated ICWA Appellate Page
    We’ve updated and cleaned up the ICWA Appellate Page. We’ve also added the eight comprehensive state ICWA laws to the page. A link to the page is now available at the top of Turtle Talk in the menu, and the address ……
  • Apr 28

    Friday Job Announcement

    Friday Job Announcement
    Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Havasupai Tribe Appellate…
Rank this Week: 90

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 94

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
  • Apr 29

    Increasing bribes of foreign officials by U.S. companies to get business key focus of DOJ and SEC prosecution

    Increasing bribes of foreign officials by U.S. companies to get business key focus of DOJ and SEC prosecution
    There has been a significant increase in the number and amount of bribes of foreign officials and their families by American businesses and their subsidiaries to get new business in other countries. Part of the reason may be tied to a…
  • Apr 28

    Indiana U pays $18 million to settle kickback case

    Indiana U pays $18 million to settle kickback case
    Indiana University Health Inc. (IU Health) and HealthNet Inc., have agreed to pay $18 million to settle allegations that they violated federal and state false claims laws by engaging in an illegal kickback scheme related to the referral of…
  • Apr 27

    U.S. Commerce Dept. probes security risk of spiked imports of aluminum from China

    U.S. Commerce Dept. probes security risk of spiked imports of aluminum from China
    The U.S. Commerce Department has launched an investigation to see whether a flood of aluminum imports from China and elsewhere was compromising U.S. national security. The U.S. investigation seeks to understand the rising tide of aluminum…
Rank this Week: 96

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Apr 29

    Texas Onglyza Heart Failure Lawsuit

    Texas Onglyza Heart Failure Lawsuit
    Onglyza Heart Failure. Wrendell Chester, from Texas, recently filed a personal injury and product liability lawsuit, against Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca, the manufacturers of the drug. Onglyza and Kombiglyze linked to heart failure…
  • Apr 6

    Smith and Nephew Birmingham Hip Failure Lawsuits heading to Maryland

    Smith and Nephew Birmingham Hip Failure Lawsuits heading to Maryland
    Smith and Nephew Birmingham Hip Failure Lawsuits. Injured patients blame Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) and R3 hip replacement implants for their injuries and premature device failure. These plaintiffs filed a petition in…
  • Apr 4

    Non Tuberculous Heart Infections Following Surgery

    Non Tuberculous Heart Infections Following Surgery
    Non Tuberculous heart infections following surgery, may be linked to a commonly used device known as the Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler System manufactured by Sorin Group Deutschland (now LivaNova). Non Tuberculous Heart Infections following…
Rank this Week: 101

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Apr 29

    Do the FASB’s Accounting and Reporting Standards Add Shareholder Value?

    Do the FASB’s Accounting and Reporting Standards Add Shareholder Value?
    For four decades, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has been the designated private sector organization for setting up standards governing financial reporting for corporate America. During this time, over 160 standards have been…
  • Apr 28

    Determining the Likely Standard of Review in Delaware M&A Transaction

    Determining the Likely Standard of Review in Delaware M&A Transaction
    M&A practitioners are well aware of the several standards of review applied by Delaware courts in evaluating whether directors have complied with their fiduciary duties in the context of M&A transactions. Because the standard applied…
  • Apr 28

    Cybersecurity Trends for Boards of Director

    Cybersecurity Trends for Boards of Director
    Cybersecurity has in recent years become an integral component of a board’s role in risk oversight, but directors often find themselves in unfamiliar territory when it comes to formulating policies and oversight processes that address…
Rank this Week: 95

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Apr 28

    Disappearance of Royal Caribbean Crew Member Adriana Morales de Florencio

    Disappearance of Royal Caribbean Crew Member Adriana Morales de Florencio
    There remains no leads, which have been publicly discussed to date, regarding the whereabouts of   Royal Caribbean crew member Adriana Morales de Florencio. We first mentioned this disappearance on April 22, 2017.  Adriana was…
  • Apr 26

    Congress Introduces Legislation to Amend DOSHA

    Congress Introduces Legislation to Amend DOSHA
    Congress introduced legislation on Wednesday which will strengthen the rights of cruise passengers to seek compensation when cruise lines negligently cause the death of their loved ones on the high seas. As matters now stand, the statute…
  • Apr 25

    Carnival Shakes Down U.S. Military Serviceman

    Carnival Shakes Down U.S. Military Serviceman
    A couple of years ago, I wrote a number of articles asking the rhetorical question why cruise lines have an image problem. I discussed a number of rather outrageous cases where the cruise lines refuse to refund or credit cruise fares when…
Rank this Week: 103