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Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Apr 28

    Signing an “As Is” Agreement Negates Reliance on Alleged Misrepresentation

    Signing an “As Is” Agreement Negates Reliance on Alleged Misrepresentation
    Justifiable reliance is one of four elements a plaintiff must prove in a negligent misrepresentation case. In the recent case of Pritchett v. Comas Montgomery Realty & Auction Co., Inc., No. M2014-00583-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. April 15,…
  • Apr 23

    Is Plaintiff’s Fault Percentage Applied Before or After Tort Reform Damage Cap?

    Is Plaintiff’s Fault Percentage Applied Before or After Tort Reform Damage Cap?
    The Court of Appeals recently released an extensive opinion in a Tennessee car accident case, full of issues regarding evidence and trial questions. Three of the findings in this opinion are critical for tort lawyers to familiarize themselves…
  • Apr 21

    Tort Cases Pending Before the Tennessee Supreme Court

    Tort Cases Pending Before the Tennessee Supreme Court
    The Tennessee Supreme Court is currently reviewing the twelve cases of interest to Tennessee personal injury and wrongful death lawyers.  Click on the “continue reading”link to see the full list. 1.  Action Chiropractic…
Rank this Week: 475

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

Features developments in labor and employment law. By Daniel A. Schwartz.

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

    Retaliation Claims Still Remind Us: Scrutinize Your Employment Decision

    Retaliation Claims Still Remind Us: Scrutinize Your Employment Decision
    I know. We’re a bit of a broken record here. Another post on the perils on retaliation claims. (I’m resisting adding the “so sue me” joke here.) But new decisions from the courts keep coming out which give us an…
  • Apr 27

    Hiring Without Employment Law Headaches: Five Tips for Employer

    Hiring Without Employment Law Headaches: Five Tips for Employer
    On Friday, I had the opportunity to speak to the Human Resource Association of Greater New Haven. My sincere thanks to them for the invitation. The group asked me to talk about various legal traps employers face in the hiring process and…
  • Apr 24

    I’ve Got a Secret: Recordings in the Workplace

    I’ve Got a Secret: Recordings in the Workplace
    I’ve talked before about the use of recordings in the workplace. But this week, my colleague Jarad Lucan revisits the subject in light of some new decisions and the increasing presence of smartphones in the workplace. It is a safe…
Rank this Week: 164

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

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

    Ipsa loses court of appeal challenge over MPs’ expenses – The Guardian

    Ipsa loses court of appeal challenge over MPs’ expenses – The Guardian
    ‘The regulatory body set up after the MPs’ expenses scandal has lost a test case challenge in the court of appeal against an order that it must release copies of receipts and invoices submitted by politicians.’ Full story…
  • Apr 28

    Bradford fire: Sir Oliver Popplewell defends 1985 inquiry – interview in full – The Guardian

    Bradford fire: Sir Oliver Popplewell defends 1985 inquiry – interview in full – The Guardian
    ‘Sir Oliver Popplewell, who presided over the Bradford fire inquiry, speaks at length to the Guardian’s chief football correspondent about revelations in survivor Martin Fletcher’s book and why he sees no need for a fresh…
  • Apr 28

    HMO corner – Nearly Legal

    HMO corner – Nearly Legal
    ‘A couple of recent Upper Tribunal (Land Chamber) decisions on HMOs under licensing schemes.’ Full story Nearly Legal, 27th April 2015 Source: www.nearlylegal.co.uk
Rank this Week: 5

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    Kentucky Court Says Businesss May Refuse To Print Gay Pride T-Shirt

    Kentucky Court Says Businesss May Refuse To Print Gay Pride T-Shirt
    In Hands On Originals, Inc. v. Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission, (KY Cir. Ct., April 27, 2015), a Kentucky state trial court, reversing an order of a county human rights commission, held that a small business that…
  • Apr 28

    Jewish Sheriff's Office Employee Sues Alleging Religious Discrimination and Harassment

    Jewish Sheriff's Office Employee Sues Alleging Religious Discrimination and Harassment
    The Florida ACLU announced yesterday that it has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of a Jewish employee of the Collier County, Florida Sheriff's Office alleging religious discrimination and harassment.  The ACLU summarized the…
  • Apr 28

    Suit Challenges Library's Rules For Use of Conference Room

    Suit Challenges Library's Rules For Use of Conference Room
    Yesterday, Liberty Counsel announced that it has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Conference Room Policy of the Wake County, North Carolina Public Library.  The Policy permits non-profit groups to use the library's conference…
Rank this Week: 84

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

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

    Aducanumab–Miracle Drug?

    Aducanumab–Miracle Drug?
    The New York Times had an interesting article on a new study regarding an experimental drug for Alzheimer’s disease which sharply slowed the decline in mental function in a small clinical trial, researchers reported, reviving hopes…
  • Apr 27

    Importance of Bed Rail

    Importance of Bed Rail
    The Louisiana Record reported that Ronald Eugene Rudolph filed suit against Maison De’Ville Nursing Home of Harvey LLC because the facility did not provide adequate safety interventions to prevent him from falling from his bed…
  • Apr 26

    Healthy Lungs for Life

    Healthy Lungs for Life
    Lung Disease News had an interesting article on the quality of air in institutional settings.  Elderly Europeans living in nursing homes with poor air quality are at a greater risk for poor lung health. Five indoor air pollutants that…
Rank this Week: 342

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 257

New York Appellate Law Blog

New York Appellate Law Blog

Covers significant tort and insurance coverage decisions in New York's Appellate Courts, cases which have been granted leave to appeal to the New York Court of Appeals, and other practice tips or information regarding appeals to New York's Appellate Courts. By Mauro Lilling Naparty LLP.

http://mlnappeals.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 899

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Apr 28

    Then Lobbying Happened

    Then Lobbying Happened
    by Neil H. BuchananA famous New Yorker cartoon shows two men standing in front of a chalkboard.  On the left side of the board are some mathematical symbols.  Another group of symbols has been written on the right side.  In the…
  • Apr 27

    Does Anti-Commandeering Compensate For Broad Commerce Clause?

    Does Anti-Commandeering Compensate For Broad Commerce Clause?
    by Michael DorfLast Thursday I posted on the oddity that the Idaho legislature appears to have the power to prevent the United States from entering into a multilateral treaty governing transnational enforcement of child support obligations.…
  • Apr 24

    Pummeling the IRS Instead of Actually Simplifying the Tax System

    Pummeling the IRS Instead of Actually Simplifying the Tax System
    by Neil H. BuchananIn my new Verdict column, published yesterday, I describe the political strategy that Republicans have been using for the last generation or so, wherein they set the IRS up for failure, watch it fail, and then use that…
Rank this Week: 143

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

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

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Apr 28

    Defending Tax Fraud Cases – Expert Financial Analysis Required

    Defending Tax Fraud Cases – Expert Financial Analysis Required
    Written by Tracy L. Coenen, CPA, CFF White collar government investigations almost always have one thing in common: They rely heavily on an analysis of financial information. This often includes going through banking documents with a fine…
  • Apr 22

    Nevada Anti-SLAPP Law Threatened

    Nevada Anti-SLAPP Law Threatened
    In 2013, Nevada enacted an anti-SLAPP law… something all states should have, but only 28 do (and those laws vary in quality). SLAPP stands for “strategic lawsuit against public participation.” It’s basically the type…
  • Apr 21

    Medifast is Ordered to Pay Fees…. Five Years After Filing a SLAPP Suit

    Medifast is Ordered to Pay Fees…. Five Years After Filing a SLAPP Suit
    It’s taken more than five years and hundreds of thousands of dollars to dispose of the frivolous and unethical lawsuit Medifast Inc. (aka Take Shape For Life) and their dishonest attorneys filed against Tracy Coenen and Sequence Inc.…
Rank this Week: 61

Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

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

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 230

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

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

    5 FMLA facts that may surprise even the most-seasoned HR pro

    5 FMLA facts that may surprise even the most-seasoned HR pro
    How do I top yesterday’s FMLA cluster? That’d be like asking a pitcher who just threw a no-hitter to get back out there and pitch another one. Well, gimmee a second to limber up, grab my rosin bag, and, Imma start dealing a few…
  • Apr 27

    Booby scars, or don’t return from FMLA!

    Booby scars, or don’t return from FMLA!
    With four years of blogging under my belt, I have a pretty good sense of what may audience comes to expect from this labor and employment law blog: typos grammar errors snark “where does Eric find this stuff” posts For…
  • Apr 24

    Protected conduct “can be as simple as telling a supervisor to stop.”

    Protected conduct “can be as simple as telling a supervisor to stop.”
    When I think about retaliation, I think about that time I plastic-wrapped the judicial toilets after losing a motion to compel an employee who gets fired after complaining about discrimination to an HR Manager or the EEOC. These actions…
Rank this Week: 896

IPKat

IPKat

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

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

    Demonstrations at EPO continue: SUEPO organises protest

    Demonstrations at EPO continue: SUEPO organises protest
    The IPKat welcomed the news from the meeting of the Administrative Council of the European Patent Office (EPO), following its meeting in March, that members of the Administrative Council and the President of the EPO were going to meet with…
  • Apr 27

    No cats are skinned, but publisher is "Berned" for Chesterton infringement

    No cats are skinned, but publisher is "Berned" for Chesterton infringement
    "If it be true (as it certainly is) that a man can feel exquisite happiness in skinning a cat, then the religious philosopher can only draw one of two deductions. He must either deny the existence of God, as all atheists do; or he must deny…
  • Apr 27

    No toleration for Novartis - rivastigmine patch patent declared invalid

    No toleration for Novartis - rivastigmine patch patent declared invalid
    It has been all quiet on the pharma patent front since the beginning of March (when the epic series of first instance decisions on Swiss form claims came to and end: see here, here, here and here), and so this moggy was delighted when there…
Rank this Week: 41

The UCL Practitioner

The UCL Practitioner

Covers California's Unfair Competition Law. By Kimberly A. Kralowec.

http://www.uclpractitioner.com/
Rank this Week: 959

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Apr 28

    Survey Results: Currency Fluctuations for Incentive Compensation

    Survey Results: Currency Fluctuations for Incentive Compensation
    Thanks to those that participated in this survey – a hot topic! Below are the results from my recent survey on currency fluctuations for incentive comp: 1. Does your company adjust incentive goals/results for currency rate fluctuations?…
  • Apr 27

    Conflict Minerals: Bogus Predictions of 80% Disclosure Noncompliance?

    Conflict Minerals: Bogus Predictions of 80% Disclosure Noncompliance?
    This blog by Elm Sustainability Partners certainly got my attention. It covers a new report by Global Witness & Amnesty International, which claims there is a noncompliance rate of 80% when it comes to the SEC’s conflict minerals…
  • Apr 24

    The SEC’s Coming Pay-for-Performance Proposal: My Eight Cent

    The SEC’s Coming Pay-for-Performance Proposal: My Eight Cent
    As I blogged yesterday, the SEC has calendared an open Commission meeting for Wednesday, April 29th to finally propose the pay-for-performance rules as required by Dodd-Frank. This rulemaking is important as it could become the new standard…
Rank this Week: 153

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Apr 28

    Do Voluntary Compliance Programs Really Improve Environmental Law?

    Do Voluntary Compliance Programs Really Improve Environmental Law?
    Cary Coglianese & Jennifer Nash, Performance Track’s Postmortem: Lessons from the Rise and Fall of EPA’s ‘Flagship’ Voluntary Program, 38 Harv. Envtl. L. Rev. 1 (2014).Eric BiberCary Coglianese and Jennifer Nash…
  • Apr 27

    The New World Order for Lawyers and the Legal Profession(s)

    The New World Order for Lawyers and the Legal Profession(s)
    Ronit Dinovitzer & Bryant Garth, Lawyers and the Legal Profession, (UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-19), available at SSRN.John FloodOne of the main concerns of the authors is the structure of the legal profession in which…
  • Apr 24

    Bricolage Jurisprudence

    Bricolage Jurisprudence
    Brian BixMost people who use the terms at all treat “jurisprudence” and “legal philosophy” as interchangeable terms. In “Why Jurisprudence is Not Legal Philosophy,” Roger Cotterrell argues for a distinct…
Rank this Week: 39

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Apr 28

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal RECENT TOP PAPERS RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 361 Hello Barbie: First They Will Monitor You, Then They Will Discriminate Against You. Perfectly. Irina D. Manta and David S. Olson…
  • Apr 27

    Fixing Your Car Yourself Maybe a Violation of Contractual Rights in the Future

    Fixing Your Car Yourself Maybe a Violation of Contractual Rights in the Future
    If it were up to General Motors, it may soon be illegal for you to tinker with your own car. That’s because the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), an Act that started as anti-piracy legislation about a decade ago, now...
  • Apr 27

    Weekly News Roundup

    Weekly News Roundup
    In yet another government outsourcing sc...
Rank this Week: 250

DealLawyers.com Blog

DealLawyers.com Blog

Covers mergers & acquisitions. From editor Broc Romanek, who is also editor of TheCorporateCounsel.net.

http://www.deallawyers.com/Blog/
  • Apr 28

    Get to Know: Delaware Vice Chancellor Travis Laster

    Get to Know: Delaware Vice Chancellor Travis Laster
    Travis Laster is one of the nicest guys on the bench. This podcast with Peter Ladig & Kyle Evans Gay of Morris James bears that out. Morris James has kicked off a new series of podcasts on Delaware law developments by the way…
  • Apr 23

    Proxy Contests Tick Up in 2015

    Proxy Contests Tick Up in 2015
    Here’s news from Chris Cernich and Cristiano Guerra in ISS’s Special Situations Research: Thus far, 2015 is on track to be a record year for the number of U.S. proxy contests going to a vote, according to an analysis by ISS’…
  • Apr 22

    Preserving Net Operating Losses (NOL) Carryforward: Your Action Item

    Preserving Net Operating Losses (NOL) Carryforward: Your Action Item
    Many are getting inquires about NOL pills now that a lot of companies have turned the corner. In 2014, the number of companies adopting NOL Rights Plans hit a three-year high and a tie for the most such adoptions in any year since 1998, the…
Rank this Week: 489

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Apr 28

    Puerto Rico considers bill to monitor, fine parents of obese kid

    Puerto Rico considers bill to monitor, fine parents of obese kid
    “The Puerto Rican government is proposing a new law that would label the parents of obese kids as ‘child abusers.’ …Senator Gilbert Rodriguez Valle introduced the bill that would establish a process of identifying…
  • Apr 27

    April 28 roundup

    April 28 roundup
    “The makers of smokeless tobacco products like to claim that their products are safer than cigarettes.” Hey, New York Times, that’s ’cause it’s true! [Jacob Sullum] New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman…
  • Apr 27

    “Rejecting the assassin’s veto,” PEN to honor Charlie Hebdo

    “Rejecting the assassin’s veto,” PEN to honor Charlie Hebdo
    And very appropriately, too. But at least six literati, including Michael Ondaatje, Francine Prose, and novelist and New Yorker contributor Teju Cole, have withdrawn from next month’s gala to express distaste for the murdered…
Rank this Week: 48

Florida International Law Blog

Florida International Law Blog

Covers fraud, international law, immigration and business formation. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://boyerlawfirmblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    A Florida Trust May Protect Your Heirs from a Large Estate Tax

    A Florida Trust May Protect Your Heirs from a Large Estate Tax
    A Florida trust is an estate planning document that has many benefits, including tax benefits. A Florida trust can own many different types of property, such as a business, a house, a commercial property, bank accounts, brokerage accounts,…
  • Apr 23

    How to Properly Transfer Shares in a Florida Company

    How to Properly Transfer Shares in a Florida Company
    Shares in a corporation can be publicly or privately held. If your company is privately held and you want to transfer shares (for a corporation) or membership units (for a LLC) in a Florida company, then you should have an attorney draft a…
  • Apr 21

    Purchasing a Property from a Foreign Seller? FIRPTA Required!

    Purchasing a Property from a Foreign Seller? FIRPTA Required!
    If you are purchasing a Florida property, then it is important to know if the seller is a foreign seller. It is also important to remember that all sellers are assumed to be foreign until proven otherwise. Be careful with the definition of…
Rank this Week: 911

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

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

    Two (More) Dangerous Outlook Features for Lawyer

    Two (More) Dangerous Outlook Features for Lawyer
    Just because nearly everyone knows how to send email doesn't mean they use it well. In my previous post ("Most Dangerous Outlook Features for Lawyers"), I showed you two frequently used Outlook features that trip up even seasoned users:…
  • Apr 27

    Blog to Establish Your Expertise and Build Referral Network

    Blog to Establish Your Expertise and Build Referral Network
    It’s difficult to see the connection between starting a blog, which is essentially dropping your words into a space on the Internet, and actually increasing the amount of business coming your way. Much hay has been made about search…
  • Apr 24

    Experts Dish Up ABA TECHSHOW Tips & Take-away

    Experts Dish Up ABA TECHSHOW Tips & Take-away
    Not everyone could make it to ABA TECHSHOW 2015 last week. So, for this edition of Friday Five+ Tech Tips, we asked law practice technology experts who were on-site — and at the podium — to share a mix of hot tips and take-ways…
Rank this Week: 338

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Apr 28

    Recommended Reading from the Walkover Collection

    Recommended Reading from the Walkover Collection
    The Walkover collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase. The Buddha in the Attic (Knopf 2011) Julia Otsuka LAW-Walkover Collection (2nd Floor) PS3615.T88B83 2012 “Otsuka, whose first novel (When the…
  • Apr 27

    24 Hour Library Access Exam Period – Spring 2015

    24 Hour Library Access Exam Period – Spring 2015
    The Reading Rooms (excluding the DDC and Reserve) will be open 24 hours on the following days: Friday May 1st through Friday May 15th (Beginning at 7:00am on May 1st and ending at 9:00pm May 15th)  
  • Apr 24

    April is Poetry Month!

    April is Poetry Month!
    Ven-Fuel was convicted of fraudulent acts, By the Trial Court’s finding of adequate facts. We think it likely that fraud took place, But Materiality was not shown in this case. So while the Government will no doubt be annoyed, We…
Rank this Week: 657

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Apr 28

    Tekle on Percent-for-Art Ordinance

    Tekle on Percent-for-Art Ordinance
    Asmara Tekle (Texas Southern) has posted Rectifying These Mean Streets: Percent-for-Art Ordinances, Street Furniture, and the New Streetscape (Kentucky Law Journal) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: Percent-for-art ordinances beautify the urban…
  • Apr 27

    George Lucas Strikes Back with Affordable Housing

    George Lucas Strikes Back with Affordable Housing
    The land use dispute between George Lucas and the wealthy residents of Marin County rages on: When George Lucas tried to expand his production company studios in California’s wealthy Marin County, the community pushed back. Then the “Star…
  • Apr 27

    Ramaekers on the Definition of Property Law

    Ramaekers on the Definition of Property Law
    Eveline Ramaekers (Oxford) has posted What is Property Law? on SSRN. Here's the abstract: This article addresses a core question in property theory, namely 'What is property law?'. This question does not yet seem to have received the…
Rank this Week: 171

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Apr 28

    „FCK CPS“ ist keine Kollektivbeleidigung – und A.C.A.B.?

    „FCK CPS“ ist keine Kollektivbeleidigung – und A.C.A.B.?
    Das Tragen eines mit der Buchstabenkombination „FCK CPS“ (abgekürzt wohl für „Fuck Cops“) beschrifteten Ansteckers ist im öffentlichen Raum vor dem Hintergrund des Grundrechts auf Meinungsfreiheit nicht…
  • Apr 28

    Je höher der Bildungsgrad, umso eher wird geklaut

    Je höher der Bildungsgrad, umso eher wird geklaut
    Ob Duschgel, Kugelschreiber oder Handtuch – fast jeder Gast hat im Hotel schon einmal etwas mitgehen lassen. 4,5 Millionen – so viele Deutsche haben in den Jahren 2013/14 etwas im Hotel mitgehen lassen, wenn man den Zahlen der…
  • Apr 26

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 107

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 107
    — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. ©…
Rank this Week: 998

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 28

    State Law School Job Placement Rankings: CA, NY, And DC/MD/VA

    State Law School Job Placement Rankings: CA, NY, And DC/MD/VA
    Derek Muller (Pepperdine) has created state-by-state law school placement rankings by full-time, long-term, bar passage-required and J.D.-advantage positions (with and without school-funded jobs): California (1. Stanford, 2. UC-Berkeley, 3.…
  • Apr 28

    IRS Seeks To Tax $50k Raised From GoFundMe For Cancer Treatment For Car Crash Victim

    IRS Seeks To Tax $50k Raised From GoFundMe For Cancer Treatment For Car Crash Victim
    KETV, IRS: Cancer Survivor Owes $19,000 in Taxes From Donations: Two years after surviving a terrible car crash and battling cancer, Casey Charf never imagined she’d be fighting a new battle with the IRS. KETV first met Casey in March of…
  • Apr 28

    Johnston: What Would Jesus Do About Tax Policy?

    Johnston: What Would Jesus Do About Tax Policy?
    Al Jazeera: What Would Jesus Do About Tax Policy?, by David Cay Johnston (Syracuse): After years of study and debate, the ninth-largest Protestant denomination, the Presbyterian Church USA, has come out with a detailed report that ties the…
Rank this Week: 151

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 374

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Covers estate litigation, ethics, executors & trustees, succession planning and wills. Includes podcasts on estate and succession planning. By Hull & Hull.

http://estatelaw.hullandhull.com/
  • Apr 28

    Governing Jurisdiction for Equalization Claim

    Governing Jurisdiction for Equalization Claim
    The recent decision of Burkhardt v. Burkhardt Estate deals with property rights of spouses and the question of governing jurisdiction.  In this case, the parties were married in Germany, where they lived together until 2003. The testator…
  • Apr 26

    Cyberbullying Legislation Applied to Siblings in Estate Dispute

    Cyberbullying Legislation Applied to Siblings in Estate Dispute
    Sibling rivalry coupled with the loss of a parent and an actual or perceived impropriety of one sibling in handling his or her estate can turn even the closest siblings into sparring adversaries. While such emotionally charged disputes often…
  • Apr 23

    The Illegitimate Children of Westero

    The Illegitimate Children of Westero
    In the Game of Thrones universe, being born out of wedlock results in significant negative social and legal consequences. A “bastard” – a term frequently used in the Seven Kingdoms, although no longer considered appropriate…
Rank this Week: 201

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 28

    Slow Down in Jasper County!

    Slow Down in Jasper County!
    The intersection of Iowa 330 and US 65 and Iowa 117 in Jasper County is one of the deadliest intersections in all of Iowa.  Between 2004 and 2013, 101 crashes with 7 fatalities occurred along this 1 mile stretch of rural country road.…
  • Apr 27

    Iowa's Coin-A-Matic Off the Hook for "Gratuitous Promise" to Pay $41 million

    Iowa's Coin-A-Matic Off the Hook for "Gratuitous Promise" to Pay $41 million
    I grew up in a community where the gambling industry was operated by the Mob. This is the way business was done in Rhode Island in the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. In 1975 I moved to Iowa to attend college and…
  • Apr 24

    Oil Tanker Rail Cars and Safety

    Oil Tanker Rail Cars and Safety
    Iowans are beginning to see more news focusing on oil tanker rail car safety. The Business Record picked up a KCCI news item about this subject. (See below.) I picked up on the same issue from an advertisement in the Wall Street Journal. And…
Rank this Week: 369

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 77

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

Features library news and information. From the College of Law of England and Wales.

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 28

    Preparing for exam

    Preparing for exam
    Guildford library has a variety of books specifically about exams skills for law students. You will find them in the SKILLS section at the back of the library. Here is a selection of what we have in stock:          …
  • Apr 27

    May Bank Holiday

    May Bank Holiday
    To support you in your revision studies, the Library and the LRC IT Rooms will be opens as follows: Monday 4th May – 10am – 4pm Monday 25th May – 8.30am – 6pm Please note that all other services/facilities will be…
  • Apr 27

    Feedback wanted!

    Feedback wanted!
          We’re always keen to hear your feedback on the Library service. There are various ways you can let us know what you think:- email Library-Guildford@law.ac.uk come and tell us! last but not least the student surveys…
Rank this Week: 38

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Apr 28

    Weekly News Wrap: Tuesday, April 28, 2015

    Weekly News Wrap: Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Africa Sudan has accused a peacekeeping force in Darfur of killing seven civilians in three separate incidents last week, threatening to exacerbate the government’s strained relations with the…
  • Apr 26

    Events and Announcements: April 26, 2015

    Events and Announcements: April 26, 2015
    by An Hertogen by An Hertogen Events The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva (IHEID), International Law Department will hold a conference entitled “International Law and Time” in Geneva,…
  • Apr 26

    Events and Announcements: April 26, 2015

    Events and Announcements: April 26, 2015
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Events The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva (IHEID), International Law Department will hold a conference entitled “International Law and Time” in Geneva,…
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International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
  • Apr 28

    Why Most Law Firm's Facebook Strategy Fails - Marketing

    Why Most Law Firm's Facebook Strategy Fails - Marketing
    On Lawyerist.com, a blog for lawyers. Sam Glover writes "Somewhere your there a social media consultant must be blogging about how important it is to have a Facebook page for your law firm, because 'Follow my firm's Facebook page!'...
  • Apr 27

    Improve Your Tradeshow Marketing - Marketing

    Improve Your Tradeshow Marketing - Marketing
    Have you ever looked back at your old yearbook from high school? In mine, someone named Dave wrote, "Remember that night at the cabin, and always stay squishy, dude!" And some girl added, "Stay a sweetie! Always! And keep...
  • Apr 27

    What are the 7 Ideals of a Durable & Sustainable Franchise System? - Operation

    What are the 7 Ideals of a Durable & Sustainable Franchise System? - Operation
    Everyone has their own opinion of the "franchise" concept in America. Some argue that franchises are leading to the extinction of mom and pop shops, dissolving the local micro-cultures and communities that make our towns and cities…
Rank this Week: 731

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Apr 28

    A petition to disqualify an attorney.

    A petition to disqualify an attorney.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division determined that the motion court properly granted the petition, as petitioner demonstrated that the attorney likely would be a witness on a significant fact-issue, within the meaning of Rules of…
  • Apr 27

    A counterclaim for breach of contract resulting in lost business opportunities.

    A counterclaim for breach of contract resulting in lost business opportunities.
    Practice point:  The Appellate Division ordered dismissal of the counterclaim alleging that plaintiff breached the parties' contract by engaging in certain misconduct at the workplace, resulting in lost business opportunities. In…
  • Apr 24

    A transfer of venue.

    A transfer of venue.
    Practice point:  In this slip and fall action where plaintiff is a Kentucky resident, the Appellate Division determined that venue was properly transferred to Albany County. The designation of venue in New York Count was proper,…
Rank this Week: 409

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

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

    How a White Male Libertarian Views the Baltimore Riot

    How a White Male Libertarian Views the Baltimore Riot
    Since we live in an era of identity politics where all opinions are prefaced with, "As a strong independent woman, I believe," I'll share my views on the Baltimore Riots as a white male libertarian. 1. I've worked on actual police…
  • Apr 25

    Barack Obama is a Holocaust Denier: Part 6

    Barack Obama is a Holocaust Denier: Part 6
    As a candidate for President of the United States, Barack Obama made a promise to the Armenian people. This was not a sort-of-promise. There was no ambiguity. Here is what Candidate Obama promised: I also share with Armenian Americans – so…
  • Apr 23

    If You Care about Free Speech, Stop SB 444!

    If You Care about Free Speech, Stop SB 444!
    Censorship is a growing problem, and in fact the biggest threat to free speech in the U.S. is not from the government, it's from private actors. Imagine you learn that someone has committed a crime or engaged in other harmful conduct. You…
Rank this Week: 114

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 33

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    More Imaginative THANN Other Soap Brand

    More Imaginative THANN Other Soap Brand
    On a recent trip to the Washington, D.C. area, I had the opportunity to stay at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, and I’ll have to say, as a trademark type, it was difficult to avoid being drawn to their unique…
  • Apr 27

    Slanted Perspective?

    Slanted Perspective?
    What’s the first thing that comes to mind when I refer you to “the Slants?”  Is it a non-perpendicular or horizontal line?  Is it the news coverage of MSNBC or Fox News?  Is it a derogatory term for…
  • Apr 24

    Anyone for a Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast Delivery?

    Anyone for a Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast Delivery?
    –Aaron Keller, Managing Principal, Capsule We appreciate brands with personality. From our studies of brands, there are way too many living in a pool of vanilla ice cream and wondering why their customers don’t engage. Brands need…
Rank this Week: 16

Hotel Law Blog

Hotel Law Blog

Covers condo hotels, finance, land use, management agreements, and outlooks and trends. By Jim Butler of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://hotellaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 340

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Microsoft loses to Interdigital at ITC

    Microsoft loses to Interdigital at ITC
    Judge Theodore Essex ruled against Microsoft.
  • Apr 27

    The Dexter Suggs plagiarism affair and the title "Doctor"

    The Dexter Suggs plagiarism affair and the title "Doctor"
    An editorial in Arkansas Business, talking about the Suggs affair, begins:Under Associated Press style rules, most of which we have adopted at Arkansas Business, the honorific Dr. is reserved for medical doctors, dentists, veterinarians and…
  • Apr 27

    Google buying US Patents, for two week

    Google buying US Patents, for two week
    Google will be buying patents in the time window May 8, 2015, through May 22, 2015.See Google Launches A Marketplace To Buy Patents From Interested SellersANDGoogle launches Patent Purchase Promotion program
Rank this Week: 174

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 40

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

A site for lawyers using the iPhone. By Jeff Richardson.

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Apr 27

    Apple 2015 fiscal second quarter -- the iPhone and iPad angle

    Apple 2015 fiscal second quarter -- the iPhone and iPad angle
    Yesterday, Apple released the results for its 2015 fiscal second quarter (which ran from December 28, 2014 to March 28, 2015) and held a call with analysts to discuss the results. Apple always sees a big decrease in revenue from...
  • Apr 26

    Review: Apple Watch

    Review: Apple Watch
    The Apple Watch is the newest product from Apple. It requires an iPhone and thus can be viewed as an iPhone accessory, much like you might have Bluetooth headphones that work with your iPhone. But it has so much computing...
  • Apr 23

    In the new

    In the new
    Today, Apple begins a new chapter in its history, with the Apple Watch going on sale and being delivered to the first customers. Sure, it is just an iPhone accessory, but it is also a new type of device, one...
Rank this Week: 636

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

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

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Apr 27

    Report: FSIS Hazards Analysis Regulation Still Lacking in Key Area

    Report: FSIS Hazards Analysis Regulation Still Lacking in Key Area
    Almost 20 years ago, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) introduced a food safety program called Pathogen Reduction/Hazards Analysis and Critical Control Points (PR/HACCP) aimed…
  • Apr 27

    DOJ: Wilkerson’s Move for Acquittal in PCA Trial Isn’t New and It’s Too Late

    DOJ: Wilkerson’s Move for Acquittal in PCA Trial Isn’t New and It’s Too Late
    Government attorneys have roared back at the former quality control manager for a Blakely, GA, peanut processing plant who claims she was wrongly convicted of obstruction of justice. Mary Wilkerson wants a federal judge to grant her an…
  • Apr 27

    Mom Honors Her Daughter’s Memory With ‘Playroom Project’

    Mom Honors Her Daughter’s Memory With ‘Playroom Project’
    It’s been nearly a year since her daughter, Olivia, 3, passed away from complications relating to an E. coli infection, and Haley Cruz wants something positive to come from the tragedy. Along with a bakery in Van Alstyne, TX, named…
Rank this Week: 182

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

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

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Apr 27

    Procede caso para el reconocimiento del bridge como un deporte

    Procede caso para el reconocimiento del bridge como un deporte
    El lunes de esta semana el juez Mostyn, del Tribunal Superior de Londres, admitió que la organización inglesa English Bridge Union presentara su caso en contra de Sport England, organismo que rechazó reconocer el bridge,…
  • Apr 27

    Proceso en Irlanda por asistir al suicidio por hacer planes de viaje a Suiza

    Proceso en Irlanda por asistir al suicidio por hacer planes de viaje a Suiza
    En Dublín, Irlanda, este martes continúa la deliberación de un jurado para decidir si Gail O’Rorke, una mujer de 43 años, es culpable de haber asistido a cometer suicidio a Bernardette Forde, de 51…
  • Apr 27

    Acusan de calumnia a quien compartió fotografía en Facebook

    Acusan de calumnia a quien compartió fotografía en Facebook
    En la ciudad de San Juan, Argentina una mujer de 39 años fue detenida e interrogada por un juez después de que se presentara una denuncia en su contra por calumnias tras haber publicado en su perfil de Facebook la…
Rank this Week: 249

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Apr 27

    Biosig Instruments, Inc. v. Nautilus, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2015)

    Biosig Instruments, Inc. v. Nautilus, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2015)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- The Federal Circuit considered the question of indefiniteness on remand from the Supreme Court's reversal in Nautilus v. Biosig and, perhaps not surprisingly, found again that the Biosig's claims were not indefinite. To…
  • Apr 26

    Court Report

    Court Report
    By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp. v. Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. et el. 3:15-cv-02841; filed April 22, 2015 in the District…
  • Apr 26

    Conference & CLE Calendar

    Conference & CLE Calendar
    April 21, 2015 - U.S. Biosimilars (American Conference Institute) - Munich, Germany April 27-29, 2015 - M&A and Strategic Alliances in the Life Sciences Industries*** (American Conference Institute) - New York, NY April 27-28, 2015 -…
Rank this Week: 129

RegBlog

RegBlog

A regulation blog, in affiliation with the Penn Program on Regulation. From the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 28

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Apr 27

    You’re Still Here?

    You’re Still Here?
    If you forge a very large check, and you get away with it, leave the country! Why, because at some point, the company will audit its books, and you will get busted. If you’re sitting on the beach in a country that doesn’t…
  • Apr 26

    Dressing This Way, Well, It’s A Crime.

    Dressing This Way, Well, It’s A Crime.
    If you live in a western democracy, you probably take a lot of things for granted, like being able to dress how you want to. In Kuwait, not so much. As reported by The Arab Times: Police have referred three Kuwaiti cross-dressers — 25,…
  • Apr 25

    Safe To Say These Boys Won’t Be Playing “Doorbell Ditch” Again – Ever

    Safe To Say These Boys Won’t Be Playing “Doorbell Ditch” Again – Ever
    There can’t be many boys out there who never played “doorbell ditch.” A few Missouri boys have definitely played this game out. In fact, they may never ring ANY doorbell again. As reported by The News-Leader…
Rank this Week: 404

FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
Rank this Week: 202