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The Marketing Attorney Blog

The Marketing Attorney Blog

Law Firm Business Development Advice and Discussion. By Micah Buchdahl.

http://www.marketingattorney.com/
  • May 5

    LPT: Client Retention--It's All in the Listening

    LPT: Client Retention--It's All in the Listening
    Perhaps it is sad to think that customer or client service has gotten so bad of late that highlighting those that do it well should not be necessary, but it is. So many companies send us off to automated web and voice mail systems, force us…
  • Apr 28

    DLW: 'Established' Delaware Firms Hold Steady Amid Out-of-State Interest

    DLW: 'Established' Delaware Firms Hold Steady Amid Out-of-State Interest
    When I started HTMLawyers in 2001, my first significant client turned out to be a fast-growing law firm in Wilmington, Delaware. A colleague in American Bar Association circles, Heather Jefferson, had asked me what I was up to at an Annual…
  • Apr 22

    Law360: How to Manage the Millennial Lawyer

    Law360: How to Manage the Millennial Lawyer
    In today's Law360, reporter Matthew Bultman writes on How to Manage the Millennial Lawyer. This is certainly one of the years' hottest law firm management topics, and my interview with Matthew came on the heels of my panel participation in…
Rank this Week: 738

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    Soda Pop and Global Health

    Soda Pop and Global Health
    For you, a cold soda might be a refreshing drink or a mild vice (or a little of both). But there's a much bigger picture. Sugar-sweetened beverages are a huge global industry with equally large impacts on global health, as explored in a new…
  • May 3

    Library Closing Early on Friday-- Library Website Also Down

    Library Closing Early on Friday-- Library Website Also Down
    This Friday, May 6th, Gallagher Law Library is closing 1/2 hour early at 5:30 p.m. The Circulation Desk will close at 5:15.All visitors, students, faculty, and staff, must leave the library and Gates Hall at 5:30 p.m. UW Law faculty, staff,…
  • May 1

     You Have the Right to Remain…

     You Have the Right to Remain Silent13 U.S.C. § 113 established May 1 as Law Day, U.S.A., which "is a special day of celebration by the people of the United States--in appreciation of their liberties and the reaffirmation of their…
Rank this Week: 308

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • May 5

    Fitzpatrick on Overlapping Property Regime

    Fitzpatrick on Overlapping Property Regime
    Daniel Fitzpatrick (Australian National University) has posted Fragmented Property Systems (University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: This article considers fragmented property systems – the…
  • May 2

    Wen on Chinese Land Sales and American Property Law

    Wen on Chinese Land Sales and American Property Law
    Wei Wen (University of New England) has posted How American Common Law Doctrines May Inform Mainland China to Achieve Certainty in Land Sale Contracts (Asian-Pacific Law & Policy) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: This paper explores one of…
  • Apr 28

    A Look at the Latest Mortgage Foreclosure Data: On the Rise

    A Look at the Latest Mortgage Foreclosure Data: On the Rise
    (Source: TRACReport) The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), housed at Syracuse University, is a super helpful organization that I've used for a number of years now. The group issues TracReports that provide free monthly…
Rank this Week: 126

Marshall Elder & Estate Planning…

Marshall Elder & Estate Planning Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and national elder law and estate planning issues. By Jeffrey A. Marshall.

http://marshallelder.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    Cost of Care 2016

    Cost of Care 2016
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  • Apr 19

    Pennsylvania Authorizes ABLE Savings Account

    Pennsylvania Authorizes ABLE Savings Account
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  • Apr 18

    CARE Act – New Law to Help Family Caregiver

    CARE Act – New Law to Help Family Caregiver
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Rank this Week: 849

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 5

    Charlotte Five: Charlotte Law Students Are Hands-On in Our Community

    Charlotte Five: Charlotte Law Students Are Hands-On in Our Community
    Congratulations to the faculty, students and staff of the Experiential Learning Clinics for being the focus of a recent article for Charlotte Five news website.   Below you’ll find a reprint of the article with permission from…
  • May 5

    Summer Access to Westlaw

    Summer Access to Westlaw
    Wondering if you can use Westlaw this summer? You can extend your Westlaw password if you participate in one of the following: Summer law school classes and study abroad programs Law review and journal – including write-on competitions…
  • May 3

    #eRACEpreJuDice – “My Brain Racin”

    #eRACEpreJuDice – “My Brain Racin”
    Over the past couple of weeks, students from the Spring 2016 intersession course Life and Liberty: The New Civil Rights Movement have urged others to sign the National Pledge Against Racism and Implicit Bias, a pledge that they created. …
Rank this Week: 726

AZ Attorney

AZ Attorney

Covers law practice in the desert Southwest. By Tim Eigo, the editor of Arizona Attorney magazine, which is the monthly publication of the State Bar of Arizona.

http://azatty.wordpress.com
  • May 5

    More than 300 consumers helped at @AZStateBar legal aid clinics for #LawDay

    More than 300 consumers helped at @AZStateBar legal aid clinics for #LawDay
    Today, an update about a great Law Day event by my colleague Alberto Rodriguez: (What he does not mention in his recap is the huge amount of important and complicated work he himself put in to have the multi-site event come off flawlessly.…
  • May 4

    Experts assess @abatechshow, identify law practice threats and opportunitie

    Experts assess @abatechshow, identify law practice threats and opportunitie
    Great learning at conferences is one of the best things ever. But if you can’t be there, hearing the takeaways of smart folks may be the next best thing. In fact, because those correspondents have done the hard work of taking notes and…
  • May 3

    Celebrate World Press Freedom Day and #HugAJournalist

    Celebrate World Press Freedom Day and #HugAJournalist
    Maybe it’s because I just came off a whirlwind week of journalism events—conferences hosted by Unity Journalists, the Society of Professional Journos, and the annual E.W. Scripps awards dinner—but there may be no better time…
Rank this Week: 519

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • May 5

    Limitation period a poor defence for legal malpractice

    Limitation period a poor defence for legal malpractice
    Personal-injury lawyers who advise their clients to settle for amounts deemed improvidently low could face malpractice claims many years after the settlement. That’s the key takeaway from this week’s decision in Lauesen v.…
  • May 5

    Legal news roundup - May 5, 2016

    Legal news roundup - May 5, 2016
    Canada Fort McMurray fire forces more evacuations as it spreads south, Reuters Toronto man found guilty of youth prostitution offences, Canadian Press Former Disney child star charged in B.C. bank robbery, Canadian Press United States North…
  • May 4

    Getting judgey with Guys and Doll

    Getting judgey with Guys and Doll
    Ontario Court of Appeal Justice Gloria Epstein will have a cameo role in this year’s Nightwood Theatre’s annual The Lawyer Show. More than 40 lawyers will put on the Guys and Dolls musical next month in Toronto, and Epstein is…
Rank this Week: 338

Patent Law Practice Center

Patent Law Practice Center

Features news, analysis and resources on patent law. From the Practicing Law Institute (PLI).

http://patentlawcenter.pli.edu
  • May 5

    New Post Grant Rules Become Effective, No Changes to Motions to Amend

    New Post Grant Rules Become Effective, No Changes to Motions to Amend
    On April 1, 2016, the United States Patent and Trademark Office published final rules in the Federal Register that relate to post grant proceedings. These new final rules went into effect on May 2, 2016, and amend the existing PTAB trial…
  • May 4

    Congress passes Defend Trade Secrets Act by overwhelming margin

    Congress passes Defend Trade Secrets Act by overwhelming margin
    On April 27, 2016, the United States House of Representatives passed S. 1890, the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA), by a vote of 410-2. Only Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) and Congressman Justin Amash (R-MI) voted against the bill.…
  • May 3

    Rovi sues Comcast for patent infringement of TV guide patent

    Rovi sues Comcast for patent infringement of TV guide patent
    On April 1, 2016, Rovi Corporation filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Comcast in the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division. In the complaint, which is quite detailed and very long (174 pages), Rovi is asking for a preliminary…
Rank this Week: 203

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/
  • May 5

    Annuity Switches Result in $25 Million MetLife Fine

    Annuity Switches Result in $25 Million MetLife Fine
    MetLife Securities Inc will pay $25 million to in a settlement stemming from misconduct related to switching customers' variable annuities. The sanction includes a $20 million fine and $5 million to be paid to customers.MetLife's "annuity…
  • May 4

    SEC Charges Unregistered Brokers with Pocketing Investor Money

    SEC Charges Unregistered Brokers with Pocketing Investor Money
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged two men with pocketing investor money they raised for limited liability companies they owned and controlled that purportedly held warrants to purchase the common stock of a technology…
  • May 3

    SEC Adopts Amendments to Implement JOBS Act and FAST Act Changes for Exchange Act Registration Requirement

    SEC Adopts Amendments to Implement JOBS Act and FAST Act Changes for Exchange Act Registration Requirement
    Washington D.C., May 3, 2016 – The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved amendments to revise the rules related to the thresholds for registration, termination of registration, and suspension of reporting under Section 12(g)…
Rank this Week: 431

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • May 5

    Call for Papers–Come to Paris!

    Call for Papers–Come to Paris!
    As a nice break from grading, think about coming to Paris next November!  The international biennial on negotiation (formerly called Negocia) is going to be held at Novancia Business School in Paris from November 16-18.  The call…
  • May 4

    Photo Album – 2014

    Photo Album – 2014
    I got around a lot in 2014 as you can see in this photo album.  My year started in Israel as I was fortunate that Yael Efron arranged invitations for me to give talks at her school in Zefat.  It so happened that a bunch of FOIs were…
  • May 3

    Negotiation Lessons from Politic

    Negotiation Lessons from Politic
    My friend Mary Latz (Latz Negotiation Institute) recently wrote a column entitled Negotiation Lessons from Politics based on a conversation he had with former senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and current senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) while waiting for a…
Rank this Week: 935

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • May 5

    Page Pate comments on change in venue for hot car death case

    Page Pate comments on change in venue for hot car death case
    Attorney Page Pate discusses possible reasons for Judge Staley’s decision to move the trial for Justin Ross Harris out of Cobb County. The post Page Pate comments on change in venue for hot car death case appeared first on .
  • May 5

    Our firm helps whistleblower win $15 million settlement

    Our firm helps whistleblower win $15 million settlement
    Huntsville online furniture sales merchant Kelly Wells will receive 16% of a $15 million government settlement with Z Gallerie, equalling $2.4 million. The whistleblower award results from a successful federal… read more → The…
  • May 5

    Change of Venue in Hot Car Death Case

    Change of Venue in Hot Car Death Case
    Attorney Page Pate appears on Fox 5 Good Day Atlanta to talk about Judge Staley’s decision, “in an abundance of caution,” to move the trial for Ross Harris in the… read more → The post Change of Venue in Hot Car…
Rank this Week: 178

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 916

eNewsUSA

eNewsUSA

Provides national and international environmental law news. By Waste Information & Management Services, Inc. (WIMS).

http://enewsusa.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 332

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • May 5

    Advice for Law Review Editors and Faculty Advisor

    Advice for Law Review Editors and Faculty Advisor
    Today I hit “submit” on an article I was asked to review for an international law journal. Because the process required blind peer review, I won’t be any more specific other than to say that the article related to a...
  • May 4

    Entities Should Ask About Politics and Religion: Round Two

    Entities Should Ask About Politics and Religion: Round Two
    In follow up to my post yesterday, my trusted and valued co-blogger Joan Heminway asked a good question (as usual) based one of my comments. My response became long enough that I thought it warranted a follow-up post (and it...
  • May 4

    Shared Ownership & Corporate Incentive

    Shared Ownership &amp; Corporate Incentive
    Last week, Hamdi Ulukaya, founder and CEO of Chobani, announced a 10% company stock grant to all company employees. Chobani joined the ranks of high profile stock grants including Whole Foods, Starbucks, Apple and Twitter. Stock grants, while…
Rank this Week: 468

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

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

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
Rank this Week: 115

About Florida Law

About Florida Law

Covers Florida estate planning and condo laws. By Sackrin & Tolchinsky.

http://aboutfloridalaw.com
Rank this Week: 970

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • May 5

    Special interest titles available on General OneFile

    Special interest titles available on General OneFile
    Have an interest in finding information on a specific, but not necessarily law related topic or issue? Are you a member of Jenkins Law Library? General OneFile would be a good place to start. The database boasts more than 8,000 full text…
  • Apr 28

    Environmental Law

    Environmental Law
    As we celebrate Arbor Day on April 29, don't forget that if you need help with an environmental law issue, there are resources available to you at Jenkins! Environmental Law in a Nutshell and Environmental Law offer good starting points for…
  • Apr 26

    ALA Preservation Week at Jenkin

    ALA Preservation Week at Jenkin
    Philadelphia Legal DirectoriesThis week is the American Library Association's Preservation Week. Preservation Week is a way to raise awareness to the abundance of materials in need of care and attention to retain their usability as their…
Rank this Week: 774

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • May 5

    TheFormTool Launches Subject-Specific Suites of ‘Intelligent Forms’

    TheFormTool Launches Subject-Specific Suites of ‘Intelligent Forms’
    When I first reviewed TheFormTool in 2012, I called it smart, simple document assembly. My opinion has not changed. TheFormTool is an add-on to Microsoft Word that makes it easy to create document templates and generate documents using those…
  • May 5

    Wolters Kluwer Rolls Out New Tax Library on its Cheetah Platform

    Wolters Kluwer Rolls Out New Tax Library on its Cheetah Platform
    When last I visited Cheetah, the new legal research platform from Wolters Kluwer, it was for a review I wrote for the ABA Journal. At the time, the new platform covered only three practice areas: securities and corporate, antitrust and…
  • May 4

    On ‘Law Technology Now,’ We Look at AI and the Future of Law Practice

    On ‘Law Technology Now,’ We Look at AI and the Future of Law Practice
    I know, I know. We’re all already sick of hearing about robot lawyers and how artificial intelligence is the next new thing that will change the practice of law. Eric Laughlin However, when I learned that no less a bastion of legal…
Rank this Week: 292

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • May 5

    Michigan v. Paul Seewald

    Michigan v. Paul Seewald
    In 2012, Paul Seewald, who at the time was a congressional aide and district director for ex-U.S. Congressman Thaddeus McCotter, was charged with nine counts of falsely signing nominating petitions after he and other members of the…
  • May 3

    Criminal Defense Lawyers Myth

    Criminal Defense Lawyers Myth
    There are countless “myths” regarding criminal defense lawyers that run the gamut.  Many people who’ve never dealt with a criminal attorney view them as somewhat shady (after all, who would represent a criminal?) or as…
  • Apr 29

    Voice Technology Helping Law Firms Become More Efficient

    Voice Technology Helping Law Firms Become More Efficient
    In the “old days” so to speak, law firms relied on their secretaries or administrative assistants to take dictation before typing out memos, letters, and other documents.  Even over the last decade, it’s amazing how…
Rank this Week: 493

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers life insurance, disability insurance, and claims denial. By Mark S. Humphreys, P.C.

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • May 5

    Insurance Company Apology

    Insurance Company Apology
    Insurance attorneys rarely see an insurance company apologize. What might happen if they did? In a society that highly values a genuine apology, it is shocking that most in-house counsel and most trial lawyers never even consider whether an…
  • May 3

    Hail Claim And Communicating With Insurance Company

    Hail Claim And Communicating With Insurance Company
    Lawyers who handle hail claims know that the quicker a claim is made, the better. Communication with the insurance company is also important. Both these points are made in Southern District of Texas, McAllen Division opinion styled, Juan…
  • May 1

    Insurance Companies Will Prosecute Fraud Case

    Insurance Companies Will Prosecute Fraud Case
    Insurance lawyers know that some cases they see involve fraud. The trick for them is to distinguish good cases from bad cases. The Insurance Journal published an article that some would find surprising. The title of the article is, Former...
Rank this Week: 729

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    Moritz Librarians Win National Award for Paper

    Moritz Librarians Win National Award for Paper
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Two of Moritz Law Library's reference librarians, Susan Azyndar and Ingrid Mattson, won an American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)/LexisNexis Call for Papers award for their short paper,…
  • Apr 21

    Need Summer Access to Legal Research Databases?

    Need Summer Access to Legal Research Databases?
    Do your summer plans include legal research? Whether you are on a journal, taking summer classes, or working at a law firm, you must follow certain steps to ensure access to the materials you need. Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and Thomson…
  • Apr 14

    Law Library and IT Benefits for Graduating Law Student

    Law Library and IT Benefits for Graduating Law Student
    As a reminder for those of you who will soon be graduating from the Moritz College of Law: many Law Library and IT resources and services that you currently use as students will still be available to you as alumni. Your access to the secure…
Rank this Week: 593

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/
  • May 5

    Failure To Object To improper Argument Was Ineffective Assistance Of Counsel

    Failure To Object To improper Argument Was Ineffective Assistance Of Counsel
    The South Carolina Supreme Court granted a new trial to a defendant based on the failure of her trial counsel to object to the improper closing arguments of the prosecutor (called a Solicitor) in a criminal sexual conduct case that...
  • May 5

    Wake Up Little Susie

    Wake Up Little Susie
    A criminal defendant was entitled to trial by jury on a charge of unlawful entry at the Library of Congress, according to a decision of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. In pertinent part, the evidence at trial was...
  • May 5

    Misappropriation Draws Six-Month Suspension

    Misappropriation Draws Six-Month Suspension
    An attorney who had misappropriated entrusted funds was suspended for six months by order of the New York Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department. The respondent deposited the settlement funds into his operating account, when he…
Rank this Week: 411

Goldman's Observations

Goldman's Observations

Covers legal education and the legal industry. By Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/personal/
  • May 5

    Newly Listed: Well-Located Palm Springs Condo

    Newly Listed: Well-Located Palm Springs Condo
    Our latest listing is a 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo in Palm Springs. This condo has played an especially important role in my life. When I lived in LA from 1985-94, I would frequently visit this condo on weekends and...
  • Feb 25

    Newly Listed: Dreamy Santa Barbara Riviera Home With Views You’ll Never Forget

    Newly Listed: Dreamy Santa Barbara Riviera Home With Views You’ll Never Forget
    My mom owned numerous beautiful homes over her lifetime–homes that many of us would classify as “dream homes.” Among this elite collection of real estate, her Santa Barbara home remains my clear all-time favorite. It…
  • Feb 24

    Newly Listed: Fabulous Los Altos House In Incredible Location

    Newly Listed: Fabulous Los Altos House In Incredible Location
    In 2014, my mom relocated from Sacramento to Los Altos to help our family cope with Lisa’s cancer. (As I’ve mentioned before, the plan unfortunately didn’t work out as we’d hoped). Given her situation, most people…
Rank this Week: 979

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • May 5

    Sentenced to Eight Years in Jail for a Miscarriage

    Sentenced to Eight Years in Jail for a Miscarriage
    A 27-year-old woman, known as Belén to protect her identity, has spent the past two years in pre-trial detention accused of self-inducting a miscarriage. After the accusations, Belén was arrested by authorities because abortion…
  • May 4

    Why Gun Violence is a Human Rights Crisi

    Why Gun Violence is a Human Rights Crisi
    Human rights are protected and upheld by international and national laws and treaties. Yet in America, guns kill more than 30,000 men, women and children every single year.
  • May 4

    What If Eating Caused You Excruciating Pain? This Man’s Impossible Choice

    What If Eating Caused You Excruciating Pain? This Man’s Impossible Choice
    I just ate an apple. Later, I’ll try to resist the temptation to munch on crackers. I keep hearing about the importance of a “clean diet.” I think that means no crackers. Maybe carrots instead? As I make these decisions,…
Rank this Week: 63

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • May 5

    Rolling Stones Tell Trump to Stop Using Their Song

    Rolling Stones Tell Trump to Stop Using Their Song
    The Rolling Stones have sent a cease and desist letter to Donald Trump, telling him to stop using their music. They released a statement to the media saying they never gave him permission. I suggested such a letter two weeks ago when I…
  • May 4

    New Details in Prince Death Investigation

    New Details in Prince Death Investigation
    The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports new details in the investigation into the death of Prince. It sounds like an intervention was in the works. Andrew Kornfeld was one of the three people at Paisley Park the morning Prince was…
  • May 4

    Navy Seals in Gunfight Against ISIS

    Navy Seals in Gunfight Against ISIS
    The Navy Seal who died yesterday in a shootout with ISIS is Charles Keating IV, grandson of the late Congressman who was convicted and served jail time the 1980's savings and loan scandal Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Charles H.…
Rank this Week: 3

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • May 5

    The Clarifying Power of “No”

    The Clarifying Power of “No”
    One thing that new in-house attorneys have drilled into their heads is the importance of the legal department not being seen as a roadblock. This brings with it the avoidance of saying “no” –  and that’s not…
  • May 3

    Suit says Starbucks puts too much ice in cup

    Suit says Starbucks puts too much ice in cup
    Earlier this year, a California customer sued Starbucks, contending that the company routinely underfills its cups when dispensing hot coffee drinks. Now a new lawsuit… The post Suit says Starbucks puts too much ice in cups appeared on…
  • May 2

    Uncle Sam employs more than 25,000 lawyer

    Uncle Sam employs more than 25,000 lawyer
    The federal government employs 25,060 people under the job classification “general attorney,” costing the government $3.3 billion last year. In 12 states, the total number… The post Uncle Sam employs more than 25,000…
Rank this Week: 245

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • May 5

    China Employment Law: The Basics on New Hire

    China Employment Law: The Basics on New Hire
    If you plan to bring on new China employees, there are a number of employment law issues you should consider. This post briefly discusses a few of these issues. If your new hire had a previous job in China, you should require…
  • May 4

    China’s Trademark Laws vs. the Biggest Company in the World, or Apple’s Cruelest Month

    China’s Trademark Laws vs. the Biggest Company in the World, or Apple’s Cruelest Month
    After the month it just had, Apple is probably sick of hearing T.S. Eliot references. First China cut off access to iTunes movies and books. Then Apple reported a 26% drop in quarterly sales in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, after which…
  • May 3

    China Due Diligence and China Business License

    China Due Diligence and China Business License
    Our China lawyers are always asking our clients to secure a copy of their Chinese counter-party’s China business license because a quick review of that license so often provides us with valuable information. I was reminded of that today…
Rank this Week: 273

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • May 5

    Michael “Dan” Shaw (VSR Financial) Permanently Barred

    Michael “Dan” Shaw (VSR Financial) Permanently Barred
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 3, 2016 indicate that former Louisiana-based VSR Financial Services broker Michael Shaw, also known as Dan Shaw, has been permanently barred…
  • May 4

    Gary Haindel Involved in Litigation

    Gary Haindel Involved in Litigation
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 2, 2016 indicate that Louisiana-based Sterne Agee Financial Services broker/adviser Gary Haindel is the subject of a pending customer complaint.…
  • May 4

    Michael Norton (David Lerner Associates) Complaint

    Michael Norton (David Lerner Associates) Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 2, 2016 indicate that New York-based David Lerner Associates broker Michael Norton has received several closed or withdrawn customer complaints.…
Rank this Week: 277

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • May 5

    Pendente Lite Orders in Virginia Divorce

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

    Treatment of College Savings Accounts in Virginia Divorce

    Treatment of College Savings Accounts in Virginia Divorce
    With the rising costs of college education, many families are establishing college savings accounts for their children. While this is certainly a good and well-thought out plan for the future, it is unlikely that parents ever consider this…
  • Apr 28

    Virginia Supreme Court Rules in Same-Sex Cohabitation Case

    Virginia Supreme Court Rules in Same-Sex Cohabitation Case
    Livesay & Myers, P.C. family law attorney Anneshia Miller Grant achieved a major victory today, in a case she fought on behalf of her client all the way to the Virginia Supreme Court. In the case, Luttrell v. Cucco, the Supreme Court…
Rank this Week: 119

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

Kaire & Heffernan Blog

By The Law Offices of Mark A. Kaire, P.A.

http://www.kairelaw.com/blog/
  • May 5

    1 in 4 Seniors Bring Superbugs Home from Hospitals… On Their Hands!

    1 in 4 Seniors Bring Superbugs Home from Hospitals… On Their Hands!
    Superbugs are one of the biggest threats to modern medicine, and we’re all at risk. They’re “bugs” because they’re infectious. They’re “super” because they’re largely resistant to most (if…
  • Apr 20

    Should Miami Uber Drivers Submit to Fingerprinting?

    Should Miami Uber Drivers Submit to Fingerprinting?
    The rap on Uber is that it’s “just like a taxi, but better!” That’s probably true in some respects, but is safety one of them? That question came to the forefront last month, when several Uber passengers in Michigan…
  • Apr 14

    Motorcyclist Dies In Yet Another Accident On The I-95 Express Lane

    Motorcyclist Dies In Yet Another Accident On The I-95 Express Lane
    Dear D.O.T., and County Commissioners, How many more accidents need to happen in the express lanes before you acknowledge that this is really dangerous? How many more people need to suffer serious injuries in the express lanes before you…
Rank this Week: 386

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • May 5

    The New Reality of Small Debt Collection

    The New Reality of Small Debt Collection
    About 10 years ago, Rich Hynes wrote an intriguing paper on consumer debt collection, asking "where are all the garnishments?" Today, Pro Publica's Paul Kiel is out with an answer: Nebraska and Missouri ... and in the future. Kiel's…
  • Apr 19

    Thoughts on Nortel (from Bob Rasmussen)

    Thoughts on Nortel (from Bob Rasmussen)
    The following post comes to us from Professor Rasmussen at USC: Nortel Bankruptcy Sets a Dangerous Precedent For the Future of Lending Lenders are no fools. They care deeply about the promises they receive in return for the money they...
  • Apr 18

    Puerto Rico: Legislative Update

    Puerto Rico: Legislative Update
    It appears that the House legislation has bogged down. Two or three issues keep coming up, none of which make a whole lot of sense: First, "bailouts." I'm not sure if people making this argument actually believe it or are...
Rank this Week: 229

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
Rank this Week: 61

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    Today Is National Day of Reason

    Today Is National Day of Reason
    Today is National Day of Reason promoted by the American Humanist Association, and, as explained by them, designed to "affirm our commitment to the Constitutional separation of religion and government, and to celebrate Reason as the guiding…
  • May 5

    Yom Hashoah Marked By Obama, Canadian Prime Minister

    Yom Hashoah Marked By Obama, Canadian Prime Minister
    Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) on the Jewish calendar began last night at sundown.  President Obama issued a Statement (full text) marking the day.  In addition to paying tribute to those who perished in the Holocaust, and…
  • May 5

    Transgender Bathroom Bills Trigger Strong Response

    Transgender Bathroom Bills Trigger Strong Response
    Two developments yesterday highlight the reactions to legislative initiatives to ban transgender individuals from using restrooms that match their gender identity.  As reported by the New York Times, the Justice Department yesterday sent…
Rank this Week: 15

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog

By Rabner Baumgart Ben-Asher & Nirenberg, P.C.

http://www.njemploymentlawfirmblog.com/
  • May 5

    Employee Can Be Fired For False Affidavit Supporting Discrimination Claim

    Employee Can Be Fired For False Affidavit Supporting Discrimination Claim
    A recent decision from New Jersey’s Appellate Division recognizes that the anti-retaliation provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) do…
  • Apr 28

    First Amendment Protects Speech Perceived to be Protected Political Activity

    First Amendment Protects Speech Perceived to be Protected Political Activity
    Earlier this week, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the First Amendment prohibits the government from demoting an employee because it incorrectly believed the employee had engaged in Constitutionally-protected political speech. The…
  • Apr 27

    Independent Sales Representatives May Be Entitled to Quadruple Damage

    Independent Sales Representatives May Be Entitled to Quadruple Damage
    A less-known New Jersey statute provides protection to independent commissioned salespeople after their contracts terminate.  That law, the New Jersey Independent Sales Representative Act, entitles independent contractors who work as…
Rank this Week: 486

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 165

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

Florida Construction Lawyer Blog

By Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A.

http://www.floridaconstructionlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 787

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 54

Raising the Bar: An Internet…

Raising the Bar: An Internet Marketing Blog for Lawyers

Covers internet marketing and law firm web designs.

http://www.paperstreet.com/blog
  • May 5

    InspiraLaw Launches New PaperStreet Website

    InspiraLaw Launches New PaperStreet Website
    InspiraLaw launched a new PaperStreet Essentials website in May 2016. Categories: Site Launches The post InspiraLaw Launches New PaperStreet Website appeared first on PaperStreet
  • May 5

    Herskowitz Shapiro Launches New PaperStreet Website

    Herskowitz Shapiro Launches New PaperStreet Website
    Herskowitz Shapiro launched a new PaperStreet website in May 2016. Categories: Site Launches The post Herskowitz Shapiro Launches New PaperStreet Website appeared first on PaperStreet
  • May 5

    Wissing Miller Launches New PaperStreet Website

    Wissing Miller Launches New PaperStreet Website
    Wissing Miller launched a new PaperStreet website in May 2016. Categories: Site Launches The post Wissing Miller Launches New PaperStreet Website appeared first on PaperStreet
Rank this Week: 180

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • May 5

    Jeffrey Olson and Unauthorized Trading Complaint

    Jeffrey Olson and Unauthorized Trading Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 2, 2016 indicate that Florida-based HD Vest Investment Services broker/adviser Jeffrey Olson has been the subject of a customer complaint. The…
  • May 4

    Douglas Flynn (LPL Financial) Had Customer Complaint

    Douglas Flynn (LPL Financial) Had Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 2, 2016 indicate that New York-based LPL Financial broker/adviser Douglas Flynn has been the subject of a customer complaint. The securities and…
  • May 4

    Broker Spotlight: Jeffrey Olson

    Broker Spotlight: Jeffrey Olson
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 2, 2016 indicate that Minnesota-based Northland Securities broker/adviser Jeffrey Olson has received a customer complaint. The securities and…
Rank this Week: 117

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    The (weak) case for waiting 48 hours before questioning cops about shooting

    The (weak) case for waiting 48 hours before questioning cops about shooting
    The website lawofficer.com this week offered this defense of the rule giving police officers who shoot someone 48 hours before they can be questioned by their employer about the incident.The call for the Portland Police Department to remove…
  • May 3

    Nobody trying very hard to distribute crime victim restitution

    Nobody trying very hard to distribute crime victim restitution
    Grits was glad KXAN-TV published their story on unclaimed awards to crime victims, but the "gotcha" journalism approach aimed at the local probation department was misplaced. They reported that "a KXAN Investigation discovered $22 million…
  • May 2

    Shortage of competency restoration beds a sudden, longstanding crisi

    Shortage of competency restoration beds a sudden, longstanding crisi
    Texas' failure to finance mental-health services to sufficiently supply the vast volumes demanded by the justice system - in particular "forensic" beds for competency restoration at state mental hospitals - belatedly is receiving attention.…
Rank this Week: 85

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • May 5

    Dissecting the cadaster: Part 7, A special reservation for the viper

    Dissecting the cadaster: Part 7, A special reservation for the viper
     [Continued from yesterday’s Part 6 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5.]   By: David A. Smith   In yesterday’s penultimate installment of this post, using articles from both Reuters (18…
  • May 4

    Dissecting the cadaster: Part 6, No one dares to say ‘simple’

    Dissecting the cadaster: Part 6, No one dares to say ‘simple’
     [Continued from yesterday’s Part 5 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4.]   By: David A. Smith   With five parts done in this punctilious examination of Greece’s anything-but-punctilious land…
  • May 3

    Dissecting the cadaster: Part 5, Make their livings through constant haggling

    Dissecting the cadaster: Part 5, Make their livings through constant haggling
    [Continued from yesterday’s Part 4 and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.]   By: David A. Smith   Four parts into this meticulous exploration of the challenges of establishing land ownership in Greece, using articles…
Rank this Week: 723

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • May 5

    Steps To Prevent Workplace Injurie

    Steps To Prevent Workplace Injurie
    A lot of attention is paid to handling workers compensation injuries. However, the least expensive workers’ comp claim is the workers’ comp claim that ever happens. It is important for organizations to make injury prevention equal…
  • May 5

    British Columbia Hearing About Worker Concerns in Oil and Gas Industry

    British Columbia Hearing About Worker Concerns in Oil and Gas Industry
    Workers in British Columbia’s (Canada) upstream oil and gas, drilling, and pipeline construction industries are more likely to suffer hearing loss than other industries according to 2014 hearing tests results.   More than one-third…
  • May 4

    Use Daily Ladder Inspection Tags For Work Site Safety

    Use Daily Ladder Inspection Tags For Work Site Safety
    In the safety world, you commonly hear the phrase, “if it’s not documented, it never happened,” and holding true to form, it is becoming more prevalent for companies to take these words to heart.   The OSHA regulation…
Rank this Week: 528

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Kansas & Missouri Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, asset protection, charitable giving, and business law. By Kyle E. Krull.

http://blog.kylekrull.com/kansas-missouri-estate-planning/
Rank this Week: 97

Court News Ohio

Court News Ohio

Provides case announcements and decision highlights. From the Supreme Court of Ohio and Ohio Government Telecommunications.

http://www.courtnewsohio.gov/
  • May 5

    Attorney Practicing in Ohio Before Formally Admitted Now Denied Admission

    Attorney Practicing in Ohio Before Formally Admitted Now Denied Admission
    The Ohio Supreme Court ruled today that a Cincinnati attorney who had been previously admitted in three other states engaged in the unauthorized practice of law when he began providing legal services while his application for admission to the…
  • May 5

    Prosecuting Attorneys Represent the State in Community Control Violation Hearing

    Prosecuting Attorneys Represent the State in Community Control Violation Hearing
    In a unanimous opinion authored by Justice Terrence O’Donnell, the Ohio Supreme Court today clarified that the prosecuting attorney has the authority to prosecute all complaints, suits, and controversies in which the state is a party,…
  • May 4

    Local Governments Not Protected by State Constitution’s Prohibition of Retroactive Law

    Local Governments Not Protected by State Constitution’s Prohibition of Retroactive Law
    The Ohio Constitution’s protection against retroactive laws does not apply to local governments, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today. The decision rejected a claim by Toledo, Dayton, and Cleveland public school districts that the state…
Rank this Week: 441

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • May 5

    Exclusive Submission Opportunity at Penn State Law Review

    Exclusive Submission Opportunity at Penn State Law Review
    From the students at the Penn State Law Review: The Penn State Law Review is conducting a direct article review to fill positions in Volume 121: Issue 1 and 2. Any article submitted to this review between now and May...
  • May 4

    Is Strict Scrutiny All It's Cracked Up To Be?

    Is Strict Scrutiny All It's Cracked Up To Be?
    Suppose you were a feminist legal group, and a Genie offered you the chance to elevate gender to the level of a "suspect classification." Gender would receive strict judicial scrutiny, under the same rules and precedents that…
  • May 4

    Prince's Estate

    Prince's Estate
    Prince has given us all so many gifts. Most importantly, his music got me through my college years. He gives law professors a particular set of gifts. Since 2006 I've been teaching a property problem around his landlord-tenant dispute with...
Rank this Week: 43