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Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida violent crimes, drug offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses and federal crimes. By Blake & Dorsten, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Super Bowl Champion Investigated by the Police

    Super Bowl Champion Investigated by the Police
    A police department in the state of Washington is investigating Seattle Seahawk running back Marshawn Lynch for assault and criminal mischief allegations. The local police were quick not to jump to conclusions. Per the police spokesman: "At…
  • Aug 14

    Father and two sons all arrested for DUI for same accident

    Father and two sons all arrested for DUI for same accident
    Keeping it all in the family? Per a CBS website, a Vermont father and two sons were arrested for a DUI at the same accident scene. What started out as a day of fishing for a Vermont family ended up with three family members facing drinking…
  • Aug 7

    Pinellas Park drug sting nets seven arrest

    Pinellas Park drug sting nets seven arrest
    From BayNews9, a local mobile home park was the scene of several arrests involving drugs. After months of complaints about drug sales from local park residences, the Pinellas Park police department finally struck back. A monthlong police…
Rank this Week: 790

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    Viterbo: Seeing Torture Anew: A Transnational Reconceptualization of State Torture and Visual Evidence

    Viterbo: Seeing Torture Anew: A Transnational Reconceptualization of State Torture and Visual Evidence
    Hedi Viterbo (SOAS, University of London) has posted Seeing Torture Anew: A Transnational Reconceptualization of State Torture and Visual Evidence (Stanford Journal of International Law, Vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 281-317, 2014). Here's the…
  • Aug 21

    New Issue: Journal of Private International Law

    New Issue: Journal of Private International Law
    The latest issue of the Journal of Private International Law (Vol. 10, no. 2, August 2014) is out. Contents include:Ben Chen, Historical Foundations of Choice of Law in Fiduciary Obligations Monika Pauknerová & Magdalena…
  • Aug 21

    Call for Submissions: Australian International Law Journal

    Call for Submissions: Australian International Law Journal
    A call for submissions has been issued by the Australian International Law Journal for its forthcoming volume. Here's the call:The Australian International Law Journal, published by the International Law Association (Australian Branch), calls…
Rank this Week: 46

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/
  • Aug 21

    BC Supreme Court Awards Damages for Cost of Medical Marijuana Program

    BC Supreme Court Awards Damages for Cost of Medical Marijuana Program
    With medical marijuana gaining more acceptance as a prescribed treatment for a variety of health conditions, costs associated with such treatments are receiving judicial consideration in personal injury litigation. In what is at least the…
  • Aug 21

    Adverse Inference Drawn Following Defendant’s Failure To Testify in Liability Trial

    Adverse Inference Drawn Following Defendant’s Failure To Testify in Liability Trial
    Where fault for a collision is disputed it is very unusual for one of the parties to fail to testify.  Absent a good explanation the Court is free to draw an ‘adverse inference’ meaning an assumption that the party would not…
  • Aug 20

    History of Violence Not Necessary For Dog Injury Claim To Succeed

    History of Violence Not Necessary For Dog Injury Claim To Succeed
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Chilliwack Registry, addressing liability when a dog leaves its owners property and causes harm to others. In today’s case (Gallant v. Slootweg) “the…
Rank this Week: 306

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/
  • Aug 21

    Outsourcing the Board: A Good Idea?

    Outsourcing the Board: A Good Idea?
    This week’s Economist has a column praising my UCLAW colleague Stephen Bainbridge’s and University of Chicago law professor Todd Henderson’s...
  • Aug 20

    Trying To Understand New York State's Regulation Of Busine

    Trying To Understand New York State's Regulation Of Busine
    You'd think that the state that's home to the center of American business would take a Delaware-style light touch approach...
  • Aug 19

    In Praise of Maritza Munich

    In Praise of Maritza Munich
    The blogosphere is filled with chatter about the recent decision Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Indiana Electrical Workers Pension Trust Fund...
Rank this Week: 98

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    People v. Lucas (Cal. Supreme Ct. - Aug. 21, 2014)

    People v. Lucas (Cal. Supreme Ct. - Aug. 21, 2014)
    This opinion is difficult to get through.  Not merely because of its length.  It recounts a brutal -- truly brutal -- series of crimes.  Profoundly disturbing.I'll skip over the overwhelming majority of the stuff.  Though…
  • Aug 21

    Martinez v. Aero Carribean (9th Cir. - Aug. 21, 2014)

    Martinez v. Aero Carribean (9th Cir. - Aug. 21, 2014)
    It's fitting that two of the three members of this panel -- including the author of the opinion -- are former law professors.  Because the issue is straight out of a first-year civil procedure exam:Does personal jurisdiction based upon…
  • Aug 20

    Pacific Shores Hospital v. United Behavioral Health (9th Cir. - Aug. 20, 2014)

    Pacific Shores Hospital v. United Behavioral Health (9th Cir. - Aug. 20, 2014)
    Want to know why many people hate insurance companies?  Stuff like this.United Behavioral Health kicks a severely anorexic, 88-pound woman who's planning to starve herself to death or overdose on laxatives out of the hospital because…
Rank this Week: 215

IP Law Alert

IP Law Alert

By Gibbons, P.C.

http://www.iplawalert.com
  • Aug 21

    How to Meet the Inequitable Conduct Standard after Therasense

    How to Meet the Inequitable Conduct Standard after Therasense
    The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently clarified the standard necessary for holding a patent unenforceable for inequitable conduct relating to intentionally withheld references and misrepresentations of material information.…
  • Aug 14

    The Section 1447(d) Bar – State of Vermont v. MPHJ Technology Investments, LLC

    The Section 1447(d) Bar – State of Vermont v. MPHJ Technology Investments, LLC
    In a case of procedural jockeying, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in State of Vermont v. MPHJ Technology Investments, LLC, held that a “district court’s remand order dominate[d] any proceedings on th[e]…
  • Aug 12

    Be Careful Identifying Your Licensed Patents and Product

    Be Careful Identifying Your Licensed Patents and Product
    On Friday, the Federal Circuit issued an opinion in Wi-LAN USA, Inc. v. Ericsson, Inc., which highlights the importance of using care when granting rights to or under patents. The interesting facts in this case resulted in two contradictory…
Rank this Week: 524

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

Covers campaign finance, lobbying, procurement and ethics laws. By State and Federal Communications, Inc.

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
  • Aug 21

    Thursday News Roundup

    Thursday News Roundup
    Lobbying Alabama: “Campaign booster for Alabama Gov. Bentley was lobbyist for Corizon, prison health care contractor targeted in lawsuit” by Continued on Next Page
  • Aug 21

    California Passes Pay-to-Play Bill to Include Water Board

    California Passes Pay-to-Play Bill to Include Water Board
    Legislators have approved an expansion of pay-to-play rules in response to a controversy involving suspended Sen. Ronald S. Calderon and Continued on Next Page
  • Aug 21

    North Carolina General Assembly Adjourn

    North Carolina General Assembly Adjourn
    After 163 legislative days, the North Carolina General Assembly has adjourned sine die. The adjournment is several weeks overdue as Continued on Next Page
Rank this Week: 355

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 102

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Aug 21

    Meta Mug Shot

    Meta Mug Shot
    Via the mugshot masters at The Smoking Gun: Yes, that's an earlier mugshot of the same person on the T-shirt he wore for this mugshot. A co-worker made this T-shirt for the young man after he was arrested in…
  • Aug 20

    Meanwhile in Florida, Pants Continue to Vex

    Meanwhile in Florida, Pants Continue to Vex
    As the nation wrestles with difficult issues of race, violence, civil rights, and foreign entanglements, one community has yet another seemingly intractable problem to deal with: saggy pants. Actually, as long-time readers will know, many…
  • Aug 18

    Feds Say Legally Dead Is Slightly Alive

    Feds Say Legally Dead Is Slightly Alive
    Miracle Max: He probably owes you money, huh? I'll ask him. Inigo Montoya: He's dead. He can't talk. Max: Whoo-hoo-hoo, look who knows so much. It just so happens that your friend here is only MOSTLY dead. There's a…
Rank this Week: 326

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Aug 21

    Learning the “Old-Fashioned Way”: Study Says Taking Notes by Hand Better for Recall

    Learning the “Old-Fashioned Way”: Study Says Taking Notes by Hand Better for Recall
    These days, it’s hard to find a law student who doesn’t come to class with a laptop or tablet of some type. Even if the student avoids the temptation to access the Internet during class and simply uses his laptop to take notes,…
  • Aug 20

    Rule 18.2: Comments on Bluebook Citation to Internet Resource

    Rule 18.2: Comments on Bluebook Citation to Internet Resource
    Rule 18.2 in the Bluebook governs citation to sources and information available on the Internet. Although the rules in the Nineteenth Edition provide significantly more guidance on the subject than the general principles articulated in the…
  • Aug 20

    Of Trump Cards and Lawyering

    Of Trump Cards and Lawyering
    Some of the best and the worst of the legal profession can be seen through Socha v. Boughton, No. 12-1598, decided by the Seventh Circuit this past week. The substance of the case involved the court’s applying — for the first time…
Rank this Week: 789

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
Rank this Week: 144

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
Rank this Week: 301

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    5th Circuit: Interior's Eagle Feather Rules Violate RFRA

    5th Circuit: Interior's Eagle Feather Rules Violate RFRA
    In McAllen Grace Brethren Church v. Salazar, (5th Cir., Aug. 20, 2014), the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals held that the Department of Interior had not sufficiently shown that its policy of limiting permits for the possession of…
  • Aug 21

    A Note To Religion Clause Reader

    A Note To Religion Clause Reader
    A Note to Religion Clause Reders:The corollary to this famous New Yorker cartoon by Peter Steiner is that on the Internet nobody knows where you are located either.  So I wanted to let readers know that this week I am moving from Atlanta…
  • Aug 21

    Pennsylvania Diocese Gets Permanent Injunction Against ACA Contraceptive Mandate

    Pennsylvania Diocese Gets Permanent Injunction Against ACA Contraceptive Mandate
    In Brandt v. Burwell, (WD PA, Aug. 20, 2014), a Pennsylvania federal district court issued a permanent injunction under RFRA against requiring the Diocese of Greensburg, Pennsylvania and affiliated organizations to comply with the…
Rank this Week: 54

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Aug 21

    Tahmina Mentioned in CNNMoney

    Tahmina Mentioned in CNNMoney
    Thank you to CNN and Reporter Sara O’Brian for reporting on an issue that I care so deeply about and mentioning my work. My regular readers will know how strongly I feel about these issues. The article highlights the…
  • Aug 20

    Unused Visas: To Recapture or Not to Recapture- That Is The Question

    Unused Visas: To Recapture or Not to Recapture- That Is The Question
    The Politico Newspaper broke a story earlier this week (which has since been repeated by many other news outlets including the Wall Street Journal)  that Obama met with various business officials to discuss employment-based immigration…
  • Aug 17

    Immigration reform will help Washington State’s demand for tech worker

    Immigration reform will help Washington State’s demand for tech worker
    Immigration reform will help Washington State’s demand for tech workers.  On August 6th, 2014, the Puget Sound Business Journal reported that the Washington State is the 5th fastest growing state in the US for tech jobs, yet there…
Rank this Week: 223

Cal Biz Lit

Cal Biz Lit

Covers California litigation issues, including product liability, busines litigation, Proposition 65, Unfair Competition Law, and employment litigation. By Bruce Nye.

http://www.calbizlit.com/cal_biz_lit/
  • Aug 21

    Well, That Didn’t Take Long: Cal Supremes To Hear Asbestos Take-Home Case

    Well, That Didn’t Take Long: Cal Supremes To Hear Asbestos Take-Home Case
    Just a few days ago, CBL reviewed the state of the law in California on company liability for asbestos take-home exposure. We framed the question this way: When a worker has been exposed to asbestos fibers and brought those fibers...
  • Aug 5

    Asbestos Take-Home Exposure: Will the Cal Supremes Decide?

    Asbestos Take-Home Exposure: Will the Cal Supremes Decide?
    The last 90 days have seen two Court of Appeal decisions addressing this question: when a worker has been exposed to asbestos fibers and brought those fibers home on his or her clothing, can a relative who contracts mesothelioma sue...
  • Aug 1

    What Are The Most Commonly Noticed Proposition 65 Listed Chemicals?

    What Are The Most Commonly Noticed Proposition 65 Listed Chemicals?
    CBL is sometimes asked what chemicals are most commonly the subjects of Proposition 65 listings and litigation. We've ususally answered the question impressionistically, But we thought it would be worthwhile to do an actual head count. So we…
Rank this Week: 859

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 18

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 231

Texas Injury Lawyer Blog

Texas Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas personal injury and wrongful death law. By Earl Drott, P.C.

http://www.texasinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Safety Lawsuit Focuses On Guardrail Defect

    Safety Lawsuit Focuses On Guardrail Defect
    A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court in Marshall, Texas, alleges that thousands of highway guardrail end caps are defectively designed  with the result that when a vehicle runs off the road and collides with the end of the…
  • Jul 1

    A Seattle Doctor Was Recently Suspended For Sexting During Surgery

    A Seattle Doctor Was Recently Suspended For Sexting During Surgery
    Modern technology has given us the hazards of texting while driving and now sexting during surgery. A Seattle anesthesiologist was recently suspended for sexting and exchanging sexually explicit messages during surgery. The…
  • Jul 1

    Oil And Gas Boom Brings A Wave Of Serious Injuries And Wrongful Deaths To Texa

    Oil And Gas Boom Brings A Wave Of Serious Injuries And Wrongful Deaths To Texa
    The increase in oil and gas exploration and production in Texas is a mixed blessing. Along with an increase in jobs comes a substantial increase in loss of life, limb and property. Commercial auto losses and workers compensation claims are…
Rank this Week: 837

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Aug 21

    Waiver Of Ineffective Assistance Claims As Part Of Plea Bargain Violates Ethics Rule

    Waiver Of Ineffective Assistance Claims As Part Of Plea Bargain Violates Ethics Rule
    The Kentucky Supreme Court has affirmed a Bar Association Ethics Opinion that ...deals[s] with the ethical ramifications of one aspect of..."horse trading between prosecutor and defense counsel." The United States Attorneys for the…
  • Aug 21

    Inherit The Wind

    Inherit The Wind
    An opinion yesterday from the New York Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department It is a well-established equitable principle that a wrongdoer should not benefit from his or her own wrongdoing. On this appeal, this Court is…
  • Aug 20

    New book on reform and challenges in the Irish legal profession after bailout by Troika

    New book on reform and challenges in the Irish legal profession after bailout by Troika
    Maeve Hosier, a recent doctoral graduate of NUI Galway, has published her thesis The Regulation of the Legal Profession in Ireland. After seeing her Law & Society Asssociation conference talk on the Irish financial meltdown and its…
Rank this Week: 262

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 187

BD Law Blog

BD Law Blog

Features news, updates and thoughts regarding broker-dealer and investment adviser regulation and legal and compliance issues. By the Beck Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.bdlawblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    The #ALSIceBucketChallenge

    The #ALSIceBucketChallenge
    I was challenged to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge last night by some family members, who I thought loved me. It's all good - and it's all for a good cause, to raise awareness, and funds, to help fight ALS....
  • Aug 21

    Investor Alert Roundup

    Investor Alert Roundup
    Some investor alerts have been in the news lately, including those recently issued, and those re-issued to warn folks of continuing threats or issues as seen by the regulators. Here's a few: FINRA Investor Alert: Viral Disease Stock Scams.…
  • Aug 8

    The Power of Connections: Finding Good Advisors for your Busine

    The Power of Connections: Finding Good Advisors for your Busine
    I had lunch today with a new friend who has recently left a career in the corporate world and started his own business. Though quite an experienced and knowledgeable guy, he's new to running his own business, and, while looking...
Rank this Week: 971

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 888

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

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

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Aug 21

    Kentucky Supremes strike down pleas with waivers of IAC claim

    Kentucky Supremes strike down pleas with waivers of IAC claim
    Very big news and a "must read" for our field. Do the feds have options left to attack this ruling? I imagine they are deeply disappointed by it. The opinion is below. Our earlier coverage here. I'm told that the...
  • Aug 21

    "Do occupational-licensing laws trump the First Amendment?"

    "Do occupational-licensing laws trump the First Amendment?"
    NYT round-table about doctors. (Lots of people have written on the topic as it applies to lawyers. I've enjoyed Margaret Tarkington's articles.)
  • Aug 20

    Must or Should D.A. Robert McCulloch Step Aside in the Michael Brown case?

    Must or Should D.A. Robert McCulloch Step Aside in the Michael Brown case?
    A NYT editorial tonight says Robert McCulloch should should step aside in the Michael Brown case. Among the reasons: When he was a boy, "his father [a police officer] was killed on the job...by a black suspect while helping another...
Rank this Week: 208

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    Securities Fraud Cases Can Be Criminal Case

    Securities Fraud Cases Can Be Criminal Case
    Defending a SEC securities fraud case is not simply about the civil charges and penalties. Most securities law violations are also criminal violations, and violators can be charged both civilly and criminally.As securities litigators, we…
  • Aug 21

    SEC Announces Charges in Houston-Based Scheme Touting Technology to End Fracking

    SEC Announces Charges in Houston-Based Scheme Touting Technology to End Fracking
    A Houston-based penny stock company and four individuals are being charged after the SEC discovered they were behind a pump-and-dump scheme that misled investors to believe the company was on the brink of developing revolutionary technology…
  • Aug 20

    SEC Continues to Permit Reps to Sell their Company's Stock to Client

    SEC Continues to Permit Reps to Sell their Company's Stock to Client
    Dually registered investment advisory and broker-dealer firms will be able to continue selling stock from their own accounts to some clients, the Securities and Exchange Commission said.The SEC has announced it plans to extend by another two…
Rank this Week: 715

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    An Oklahoma program treats juvenile sex offenders as kids, not criminal

    An Oklahoma program treats juvenile sex offenders as kids, not criminal
    8-21-2014 Oklahoma: Shedding the stigma and reducing recidivism through support, education and therapy – not prison time OKLAHOMA CITY – Sex offender. The phrase conjures pariahs living under bridges. Adults "grooming"…
  • Aug 20

    The Source: Is It Time To Reform Sex Offender Laws?

    The Source: Is It Time To Reform Sex Offender Laws?
    8-20-2014 Texas Public Radio: More than 80,000 Texans are registered sex offenders. The crimes range from the violent and truly heinous to the nonviolent and sometimes absurd. In more than half of U.S. states, including Texas, a teenager…
  • Aug 20

    You Could Get an Email When a Gun Offender Moves Next Door Under New Bill

    You Could Get an Email When a Gun Offender Moves Next Door Under New Bill
    8-20-2014 New York: New Yorkers could receive an alert whenever a new gun offender moves into their neighborhood if a bill being introduced in the City Council Thursday gets approved. The bill would make the NYPD's gun offender registry…
Rank this Week: 39

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    NGHP Alert Clarifying MSP Criteria for Exposure, Ingestion, and Implantation Case

    NGHP Alert Clarifying MSP Criteria for Exposure, Ingestion, and Implantation Case
    CMS on 8/19/14 issues a new Alert "NGHP Alert Clarifying MSP Criteria for Exposure, Ingestion, and Implantation Cases."For incidents after December 5, 1980 this Alert should be reviewed to determine CMS obligations.Click here to review…
  • Aug 21

    Now Google Street View Is Mapping Gas Pipeline Leak

    Now Google Street View Is Mapping Gas Pipeline Leak
    Today's post was shared by Mother Jones and comes from www.motherjones.comThis story first appeared in Grist and is republished here as part of the Climate Change collaboration.Some of those Google cars that drive around photographing…
  • Aug 21

    California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation (CHSWC)

    California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation (CHSWC)
    Today's post is authored by Julius Young of the California Bar and shared from workerscompzone.comThis past Friday the California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation (CHSWC) met in Oakland.If there was little…
Rank this Week: 267

Brain Injury News and Information…

Brain Injury News and Information Blog

Covers brain injury, head injury, concussion, coma, traumatic epilepsy and other brain trauma.

http://braininjury.blogs.com/braininjury/
  • Aug 21

    Michigan Brain Injury Association Annual Conference

    Michigan Brain Injury Association Annual Conference
    The Brain Injury Association of Michigan's Annual Conference will take place this year on September 11- 12 in Lansing, Michigan. The purpose of this two-day conference is to provide state-of-the art information about brain injury treatment…
  • Aug 20

    Concussion Tracking in the NFL-Concussions Mount and the Season Hasn't Even Started

    Concussion Tracking in the NFL-Concussions Mount and the Season Hasn't Even Started
    An interesting article in Forbes, 35 NFL Players Already Had Concussions discusses the continuing crisis of brain injury among NFL Players. Yes, traumatic brain injury because a concussion is a brain injury. The article emphasizes that…
  • Aug 19

    Base line brain image scans?

    Base line brain image scans?
    The University of New Mexico is engaged in a new program designed to scan the brains of all student-athletes engaged in contact sports. The program will perform noninvasive MRI scans of the brains of men’s basketball, football, soccer,…
Rank this Week: 686

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    What's Old is New: The AMA, Medicare and Value

    What's Old is New: The AMA, Medicare and Value
    Almost four years ago, we wrote about a little known committee, nestled deep in the bowels of the American Medical Association (AMA), that exercised outsized power over how much money doctors will receive in Medicare reimbursements:"Three…
  • Aug 20

    Wednesday Potpourri

    Wednesday Potpourri
    ■ Craig Gottwals has the scoop on the latest Golden State efforts to come into line with the new group waiting period requirements:"A year and a half ago, California decided that the 90-day waiting period limit imposed by PPACA ... was…
  • Aug 19

    Facebook for Physician

    Facebook for Physician
    Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal reported that Wellpoint and Blue Shield of California are partnering to create a Health Information Exchange, or HIE. An HIE is a federally-funded network designed to “allow patients’…
Rank this Week: 21

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

The legal blog of theInnocence Project founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Aug 21

    West Virgina Man Granted DNA Testing

    West Virgina Man Granted DNA Testing
    More than a year after a West Virginia man filed petitions for release with help from West Virginia Public Defenders and the West Virginia Innocence Project, a judge ruled in favor of new DNA testing. Joseph Lavigne, Jr. was convicted in 1996…
  • Aug 20

    Another Wrongful Conviction Settlement in New York

    Another Wrongful Conviction Settlement in New York
    Four years after Brooklyn prosecutors agreed to release a man convicted of a 1994 murder he didn't commit, he has reached a $10 million settlement with the city. The Daily News reported that Jabbar Collins, who spent more than 15 years in…
  • Aug 19

    Illinois' DNA Access Law Expanded

    Illinois' DNA Access Law Expanded
    Legislation to expand Illinois' post-conviction DNA testing access law to inmates that have pleaded guilty was signed by the governor on Friday, acknowledging that innocent defendants sometimes plead guilty to avoid a severe punishment. The…
Rank this Week: 293

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

The Appellate Gourmet (c)

Covers the many flavors of appellate issues and law. By Dorothy Easley.

http://appellategourmetappealsinflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 947

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Tulsa Ex-Police Officer’s Conviction for Armed Robbery Upheld by Oklahoma Appeals Court

    Tulsa Ex-Police Officer’s Conviction for Armed Robbery Upheld by Oklahoma Appeals Court
    Approximately three weeks ago the conviction of Marvin Blades, Jr., a former Tulsa police officer, for armed robbery was affirmed by the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals, according to a news article at Tulsa World. Blades, who is 39 years…
  • Aug 21

    Oregon Man in a Pickle After License Suspended Over 33-year-old Ticket

    Oregon Man in a Pickle After License Suspended Over 33-year-old Ticket
    As strange as it sounds, a Portland man recently found out his driver’s license had been suspended just weeks earlier when he was pulled over by police. Kevin Berry, who though he was being pulled over for speeding, was informed by the…
  • Aug 20

    Woman Arrested in Muskegon for Allegedly Driving Drunk with Four Children in Vehicle

    Woman Arrested in Muskegon for Allegedly Driving Drunk with Four Children in Vehicle
    On Monday, August 18, a 32-year-old woman whose name has not yet been released was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated with her four children in the car with her, according to news reports at Fox 17 and Mlive.com. This is the…
Rank this Week: 146

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/
  • Aug 21

    Wash. SCT Decides Outsource Servs. Mgmt. v. Nooksack Bus. Corp.

    Wash. SCT Decides Outsource Servs. Mgmt. v. Nooksack Bus. Corp.
    Here is the opinion. An excerpt: Washington State courts have jurisdiction over civil cases arising on Indian reservations as long as it does not infringe on the sovereignty of the tribe. At issue in this case is whether Washington State…
  • Aug 21

    Useful Scholarly Materials on RFRA, the Eagle Act, and Hobby Lobby

    Useful Scholarly Materials on RFRA, the Eagle Act, and Hobby Lobby
    I urge readers to check out two papers by Kati Kovacs at Rutgers Law School. She formerly worked in DOJ ENRD. She just published Eagles, Indian Tribes, and the Free Exercise of Religion is available online,…
  • Aug 21

    MSU Law Alum (Erin Oliver) Named to Indiana Native American Indian Affairs Commission

    MSU Law Alum (Erin Oliver) Named to Indiana Native American Indian Affairs Commission
    Congrats to Erin!!!! Here: Native American Indian Affairs Commission John Warren (St. Joseph County), appointed to serve a four-year term through July 31, 2018.  Mr. Warren will also serve as Chairman. John Boyd (Hamilton County),…
Rank this Week: 372

International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
Rank this Week: 649

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 21

    U.S. Failed ISIS Raid Took Place in Ukayrishah, Raqqa

    U.S. Failed ISIS Raid Took Place in Ukayrishah, Raqqa
    The U.S failed attack on July 4 took place at Uribase near Raqqa, at a training facility named the Usama bin Laden camp. ISIS supporters and reporters tweeted it at the time, and a few articles were written about it. Paradoxy13 : …
  • Aug 21

    Thursday Open Thread

    Thursday Open Thread
    I'll be in court the rest of the day. Here's an open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Aug 20

    U.S. Made Rescue Attempt of ISIS Prisoners in Syria

    U.S. Made Rescue Attempt of ISIS Prisoners in Syria
    The Defense Department today announced it made a rescue attempt of Americans held by Syria. It was unsuccessful because there were no hostages at the location. Ground "components" were used. Apparently the attempt was made earlier this…
Rank this Week: 2

Antitrust Law Blog

Antitrust Law Blog

Covers current antitrust news and regulatory developments. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.antitrustlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 563

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Aug 21

    Scotland Yard, The ISIS Video, and Terrorism

    Scotland Yard, The ISIS Video, and Terrorism
    The UK's Metropolitan Police is warning individuals and social media users that sharing or even viewing the video of reporter James Foley's brutal execution could be grounds for prosecution under the UK's terrorism statute. However, while…
  • Aug 21

    More Writers Object To Amazon Policie

    More Writers Object To Amazon Policie
    A number of German writers have now joined the chorus protesting Amazon's policy promoting e-books, alleging that the online retailing giant delays or fails to promote the products of those authors whose publishers do not agree to Amazon's…
  • Aug 20

    ISIS Kills US Journalist, Threatens Another Reporter

    ISIS Kills US Journalist, Threatens Another Reporter
    The U.S. government has confirmed that ISIS militants have murdered reporter James Foley, who disappeared in Syria nearly two years ago. President Barack Obama addressed the nation, saying that both the U.S. and the world are horrified at…
Rank this Week: 17

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Covers animal cruelty, animal law, pet trusts, factory farming and animal neglect.

http://aldf.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 473

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Aug 21

    Why the Ferguson Grand Jury May Not Indict Officer Darren Wilson

    Why the Ferguson Grand Jury May Not Indict Officer Darren Wilson
    A grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri is hearing evidence relating to the shooting death of Michael Brown. The grand jury will be asked to determine if there is probable cause… read more → The post Why the Ferguson Grand Jury May Not…
  • Aug 19

    Our Firm Defends Doctor Charged with Operating a “Pill Mill”

    Our Firm Defends Doctor Charged with Operating a “Pill Mill”
    Federal law enforcement agents and the Department of Justice have brought another “pill mill” case against an Atlanta area physician, and he has hired us to help him fight these… read more → The post Our Firm Defends…
  • Aug 18

    Doctor Charged in “Pill Mill” Case

    Doctor Charged in “Pill Mill” Case
    Page Pate represents well-established physician in federal criminal case alleging that the physician operated an illegal “pill mill” in Atlanta. The post Doctor Charged in “Pill Mill” Case appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 405

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Aug 21

    Crime at the Minnesota State Fair

    Crime at the Minnesota State Fair
    The state fair opens today, and although the weather isn’t the greatest you can bet thousands of Minnesotans will head off to the Great Minnesota Get-Together after work. A state fair isn’t typically a place for criminal activity,…
  • Aug 20

    Experts Seek Delay in Sex-Offender Program Review

    Experts Seek Delay in Sex-Offender Program Review
    It doesn’t appear that four experts tasked with evaluating the current state of Minnesota’s sex offender program are going to meet the requested deadline to issue their report. The experts originally told the court they would…
  • Aug 19

    Two Former Minnesota Athletes Earn Lawsuit Victorie

    Two Former Minnesota Athletes Earn Lawsuit Victorie
    Two former Minnesota athletes – one a Viking, the other a Timberwolf – got some good news regarding their lawsuits on Monday. One saw assault charges dismissed, while the other won a generous ruling. We’ll explain both cases…
Rank this Week: 466

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers DWIs, prostitution, and drug charges. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Aug 21

    Crime at the Minnesota State Fair

    Crime at the Minnesota State Fair
    The state fair opens today, and although the weather isn’t the greatest you can bet thousands of Minnesotans will head off to the Great Minnesota Get-Together after work. A state fair isn’t typically a place for criminal activity,…
  • Aug 20

    Experts Seek Delay in Sex-Offender Program Review

    Experts Seek Delay in Sex-Offender Program Review
    It doesn’t appear that four experts tasked with evaluating the current state of Minnesota’s sex offender program are going to meet the requested deadline to issue their report. The experts originally told the court they would…
  • Aug 19

    Two Former Minnesota Athletes Earn Lawsuit Victorie

    Two Former Minnesota Athletes Earn Lawsuit Victorie
    Two former Minnesota athletes – one a Viking, the other a Timberwolf – got some good news regarding their lawsuits on Monday. One saw assault charges dismissed, while the other won a generous ruling. We’ll explain both cases…
Rank this Week: 426

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Aug 21

    Armed Guards at Every Home: The View from El Salvador

    Armed Guards at Every Home: The View from El Salvador
    The story always starts the same way: unaccompanied kids, and sometimes whole families, fleeing terrible violence in Central America. It must be terrible indeed, because the journey north is a perilous one. Yet parents and kids continue to…
  • Aug 21

    Journalism is Under Attack, and Not Just in Ferguson

    Journalism is Under Attack, and Not Just in Ferguson
    It is not a great time to be a journalist in America. The assault on the First Amendment by militarized police in Ferguson, Mo., continues unabated, and the press is not spared. Since the start of protests against the August 9 killing of…
  • Aug 21

    There Is No 5-Second Rule for the First Amendment, Ferguson

    There Is No 5-Second Rule for the First Amendment, Ferguson
    This piece originally ran at POLITICO. Tear gas, rubber bullets, and assault weapons; free speech zones, gags, and press pens: This is the arsenal of the police state. Some of these tactics are physical. The other ones—all the more…
Rank this Week: 86

The Health Law Firm Blog

The Health Law Firm Blog

Covers legal issues impacting health care providers and professionals, including Medicare and Medicaid audits and fraud, pain management regulations, professional licensing, and clinical privileges. By George F. Indest III.

http://www.thehealthlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 21

    Has Healthcare Compliance Gone Too Far?

    Has Healthcare Compliance Gone Too Far?
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm From large hospital systems to solo practitioners, there is no escaping healthcare compliance in the industry. The concept of compliance can spark different thoughts in different people. For…
  • Aug 19

    Warning: Texting Patients' Sensitive Information Could Have Serious Consequence

    Warning: Texting Patients' Sensitive Information Could Have Serious Consequence
    By Lance O. Leider, J.D., The Health Law Firm I regularly lecture to residents and interns of local hospital residency programs. I like to discuss life skills for health care professionals that they may not learn in a classroom. At the…
  • Aug 12

    As a Health Care Professional in Florida, You Need to Stay In the Know on Medical Marijuana

    As a Health Care Professional in Florida, You Need to Stay In the Know on Medical Marijuana
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law During the 2014 session, the Florida legislature passed Senate Bill 1030 or the Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014. The bill was signed…
Rank this Week: 601

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Aug 21

    Accelerating ex parte PTAB Appeals: For a Fee

    Accelerating ex parte PTAB Appeals: For a Fee
    By Dennis Crouch The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) is burdened with a statutory mandate to quickly reach final determination in its post-issuance review trials. To meet that requirement, the PTAB has put tremendous resources into its…
  • Aug 20

    Court Finds Patent Invalid; Then Orders Defendant to Stop Infringing

    Court Finds Patent Invalid; Then Orders Defendant to Stop Infringing
    By Dennis Crouch Following the Supreme Court’s equitable relief decision in eBay, many patentees have found it difficult to obtain injunctive relief to stop ongoing infringement – even after final judgment that the patent is both…
  • Aug 19

    Myriad Patents Now Challenged at the PTO

    Myriad Patents Now Challenged at the PTO
    Myriad v. Gene Dx, Inc. In 2013, the US Supreme Court invalidated Myriad’s patent claims covering isolated DNA coding for the cancer causing BRCA1/BRCA2 by ruling that those isolated genes were unpatentable products of nature. However,…
Rank this Week: 109

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    America’s Great Outdoor

    America’s Great Outdoor
    According to its Web site, “America's Great Outdoors (AGO) is an initiative to develop a 21st century approach to conservation and outdoor recreation. AGO brings together many federal agencies to work together with state and local…
  • Aug 20

    New on HeinOnline: State Statutes: A Historical Archive

    New on HeinOnline: State Statutes: A Historical Archive
    One of HeinOnline's newer collections is State Statues: A Historical Archive. This collection includes more than 2,000 volumes and more than 2,000,000 pages of historical superseded state statutes.  The collection does not provide access…
  • Aug 19

    Congratulations to the 1L Library Raffle Winners!

    Congratulations to the 1L Library Raffle Winners!
    Thank you to all the 1Ls who stopped by the Hofstra Law Library table at the Law School and University Resources Welcome Fair and Lunch yesterday at Adams Quad.Congratulations to our library raffle prize winners!Richard CatalanoKatelyn…
Rank this Week: 430

Oregon Law Practice Management

Oregon Law Practice Management

Provides practice management tips for Oregon lawyers. By Beverly Michaelis.

http://oregonlawpracticemanagement.com/
  • Aug 21

    More Business Plan Magic: Part Two

    More Business Plan Magic: Part Two
    Originally posted on NWSidebar:Form a plan of action to continually address new challenges so your practice can grow and thrive! Form a plan of action to continually address new challenges so your practice can grow and thrive! No…
  • Aug 19

    eCourt Mandatory in Oregon Effective December 1

    eCourt Mandatory in Oregon Effective December 1
    The following announcement was posted yesterday on the Oregon Judicial Department Web site: Chief Justice Thomas A. Balmer, Oregon Supreme Court, has approved a plan for the move to a mandatory eFiling requirement for attorneys filing cases…
  • Aug 18

    Taming AutoCorrect in Microsoft Office

    Taming AutoCorrect in Microsoft Office
    Is AutoCorrect in Microsoft Office driving you batty?  Don’t despair.  Like most features in Office, the settings are completely within your control. By choosing File > Options in Microsoft Office, you can:…
Rank this Week: 880