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Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Aug 25

    Here We Go Again

    Here We Go Again
    It’s supposed to be a busy hurricane season this year. This particular storm is not organized (yet?), and the National Weather Service is being cagey as to whether and when it might become a serious(ish) storm: Interests in the…
  • Aug 24

    Easy Choices on the Ballot for Aug. 30, 2016

    Easy Choices on the Ballot for Aug. 30, 2016
    There are several easy choices on my ballot (not counting the Circuit Court and County Court judicial elections that I already blogged about). Summary US Congress FL-27: Scott Fuhrman (line 33) State Rep., Dist. 114: Daisy Baez (line 66)…
  • Aug 22

    Yike

    Yike
    New Clinton ad doesn’t mince (Trump’s) words:
Rank this Week: 35

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 474

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Aug 25

    The Subtleties of Raging Paranoia

    The Subtleties of Raging Paranoia
    by Neil H. BuchananIt is hardly news that the Trump campaign traffics in conspiracy theories and paranoid fantasies.  Trump, however, is not actually more extreme in this regard than many people on the American right in the 21st…
  • Aug 24

    The Long-Term Prospects for the Libertarian and Green Partie

    The Long-Term Prospects for the Libertarian and Green Partie
    by Michael DorfMy latest Verdict column pitches Instant Runoff Voting (IRV) as an idea that both small parties and the two major parties should support. Don't know what IRV is? Read the column. The basic idea is that IRV makes it possible to…
  • Aug 23

    How to Make a Dead IRS Conspiracy Theory Look Not Completely Dead

    How to Make a Dead IRS Conspiracy Theory Look Not Completely Dead
    by Neil H. BuchananHow does a right-wing conspiracy theory work?  Why do Republicans insist on pursuing even obvious dead ends?  One answer to those questions is that they have a virtual army of people who are willing to push these…
Rank this Week: 238

Idaho Estate Planning

Idaho Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, elder law, veterans benefits and special needs trusts. By Mark E. Wight.

http://idahoestateplanning.typepad.com/idaho_estate_planning/
Rank this Week: 713

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Aug 25

    International Building Code

    International Building Code
    Trying to find a particular International Building Code?  Jenkins Law Library owns all the current editions (2015) of the International Building Code, Fire Code and Plumbing Code, etc., as well as previous editions back to at least 2000…
  • Aug 19

    CCH Pennsylvania Employment Law - A Loislaw Library on Fastcase

    CCH Pennsylvania Employment Law - A Loislaw Library on Fastcase
    CCH Pennsylvania Employment Law Library is accessible to Jenkins' members on their desktops through Fastcase.* This handy resource provides case law, summaries, statutes and regulations. Once you have signed into jenkinslaw.org, access Member…
  • Aug 16

    New Pennsylvania Orphans' Court Rule

    New Pennsylvania Orphans' Court Rule
    The new Pennsylvania Orphans' Court Rules go into effect on Thursday, September 1. The new rules, as well as the Order and the Committee Report, are available online from the Orphans' Court Procedural Rules Committee. The new rules were…
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Disputing Blog

Disputing Blog

Discusses arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. By Karl Bayer.

http://www.disputingblog.com/
Rank this Week: 241

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 903

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: 105

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Legal Tech Media Panel Monday at ILTACON

    Legal Tech Media Panel Monday at ILTACON
    Vendors attending next week’s annual conference of the International Legal Technology Association are invited to join me and other legal technology writers and editors for a legal media panel discussion Monday afternoon. The panel is…
  • Aug 25

    Your Legal Blog Could Win You a MacBook Air

    Your Legal Blog Could Win You a MacBook Air
    Think your legal blog is award-worthy? The Expert Institute is running its second annual Best Legal Blog Contest, with prizes awarded to the top three blogs in each category. Here’s the catch: You can’t nominate yourself. A…
  • Aug 24

    Duke Law Acquires Electronic Discovery Reference Model

    Duke Law Acquires Electronic Discovery Reference Model
    Eleven years ago, two respected e-discovery consultants, George J. Socha Jr. and Tom Gelbmann, founded the Electronic Discovery Reference Model as a project to address the lack of standards and guidelines in the e-discovery field. In the…
Rank this Week: 309

Specialty Insurance Blog

Specialty Insurance Blog

Offers news and commentary on specialty insurance, risk management and private equity, with an emphasis on professional liability and entrepreneurship. By Tennant Risk Services.

http://specialtyinsurance.typepad.com/specialty_insurance_blog/
  • Aug 25

    Cyber Risk Insurance Premium Reaches $1.0 Billion

    Cyber Risk Insurance Premium Reaches $1.0 Billion
    According to Fitch Ratings, the Cyber Risk Insurance market in the US reached approximately $1.0 billion in premium in 2015, with 120 insurers writing the coverage.
  • Jul 12

    Cyber-Attacks on Healthcare Organizations Increase – Ransomware

    Cyber-Attacks on Healthcare Organizations Increase – Ransomware
    Cyber-Attacks on healthcare organizations are increasing, driven by ransomware, and is Cyber Risk Insurance which includes coverage for ransomware attacks is a critical component of any IT security plan.
  • Jun 1

    Cyber Risk Insurance & Email Piracy (BEC, Social Engineering Fraud)

    Cyber Risk Insurance & Email Piracy (BEC, Social Engineering Fraud)
    As we have noted (here & here), Email Piracy, also called Business Email Compromise (BEC) and social engineering fraud, is a significant threat, and only a few Cyber Risk Insurance policies provide adequate protection from this type of…
Rank this Week: 612

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    The Litchfield Law School, on Law.com

    The Litchfield Law School, on Law.com
    Karen Sloan, The Most Important Law School You’ve Probably Never Heard Of, on Law.com:The sign out front says it’s America’s first law school, but one could easily mistake the one-room structure on a quiet street in…
  • Aug 24

    Legal history meets the History of Science+

    Legal history meets the History of Science+
    The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 (credit)Are you working on the legal history of disasters, poisoning, animals, inventions, travel, hospitals, or forensic science? If so, your research probably sits at the intersection of legal history and the…
  • Aug 24

    Dissent and the Supreme Court: An ICH Seminar

    Dissent and the Supreme Court: An ICH Seminar
    [We hear that there are still some seats available for this seminar, so we are moving this up.  If you are interested, please sign up right away.]The Institute for Constitutional History is pleased to announce another seminar for…
Rank this Week: 58

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 25

    Are the number of concussions growing or is there just better recognition?

    Are the number of concussions growing or is there just better recognition?
    The number of adolescents diagnosed with concussions is growing, according to researchers at UC San Francisco. They recommend that adolescents be prioritized for ongoing work in concussion education, diagnosis, treatment and prevention. The…
  • Aug 23

    Stem Cell Therapy for Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Trial

    Stem Cell Therapy for Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Trial
    The University of California, San Francisco has posted information about a stem cell therapy clinical trial program for eligible individuals. A registry has been created to identify potential participants and for future clinical research…
  • Aug 22

    TBI College Support Services for Veteran

    TBI College Support Services for Veteran
    Veterans returning to college following a traumatic brain injury may fact special challenges caused by headaches, sleep disturbances, pain, vision and hearing problems, dizziness, and mood changes. You may also feel overwhelmed or have…
Rank this Week: 415

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

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

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Late Diagnosis of Compartment Syndrome Leads to Jury Verdict of $1.58 Million

    Late Diagnosis of Compartment Syndrome Leads to Jury Verdict of $1.58 Million
    John Pluard, 51, fell from an attic and landed on a concrete surface 14 feet below, fracturing his leg and left elbow. Pluard was admitted to Harborview Medical Center where he underwent leg surgery to repair his fractured leg, but not to his…
  • Aug 24

    Cook County Jury Finds for Oncologist Where Chemotherapy Drug was Blamed for Heart Failure

    Cook County Jury Finds for Oncologist Where Chemotherapy Drug was Blamed for Heart Failure
    A Cook County jury signed a verdict after answering a special interrogatory in this medical malpractice case related to the prescription of a drug Adriamycin, which is given to cancer patients for chemotherapy and is known to cause heart…
  • Aug 23

    Failure to Timely Detect Compartment Syndrome Results in $2.1 Million Settlement

    Failure to Timely Detect Compartment Syndrome Results in $2.1 Million Settlement
    Deshawn Gray, 25, suffered a left tibial fracture in a motorcycle accident. He was transferred to St. Joseph Hospital where he was admitted by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jacqueline Mlsna. Dr. Mlsna ordered a femoral nerve block with a…
Rank this Week: 471

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Aug 25

    Does a judge have to consider Article 8 in possession proceedings brought by a private landlord? – Millie Polimac

    Does a judge have to consider Article 8 in possession proceedings brought by a private landlord? – Millie Polimac
    No, said the Supreme Court in McDonald v McDonald [2016] UKSC 28 – read judgment. Facts Fiona McDonald was a private sector tenant.  The landlords were her parents who had purchased the property by obtaining a secured loan from a…
  • Aug 23

    No protection for Indy Camp under Articles 10 and 11

    No protection for Indy Camp under Articles 10 and 11
    Petition of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body for an Order under Section 46 of the Court of Session Act 1988 [2016] CSOH 113 – read the judgment here The Court of Session recently ruled in favour of the eviction of the Indy Camp…
  • Aug 22

    Successful compensation appeal by rape victim

    Successful compensation appeal by rape victim
    By Pritesh Rathod RT v (1) The First-Tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber) and (2) Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority [2016] UKUT 0306 (AAC) – read judgment. The Upper Tribunal has ruled that, in deciding whether or not…
Rank this Week: 129

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
  • Aug 25

    Center for Vaccine Shoulder Pain Recovery Launches New PaperStreet Website

    Center for Vaccine Shoulder Pain Recovery Launches New PaperStreet Website
    The Center for Vaccine Shoulder Pain Recovery launched a website in August 2016. The D.C-based firm specializes in obtaining recovery for victims of vaccine shoulder injuries. Categories: Site Launches The post Center for Vaccine Shoulder…
  • Aug 25

    Hains Law, LLC Launches New PaperStreet Website

    Hains Law, LLC Launches New PaperStreet Website
    Hains Law, LLC launched a PaperStreet Essentials website in August 2016. The firm offers a client-driven approach to family law matters. Categories: Site Launches The post Hains Law, LLC Launches New PaperStreet Website appeared first on…
  • Aug 25

    Struck, Weineke & Love Launches New PaperStreet Website

    Struck, Weineke & Love Launches New PaperStreet Website
    Struck, Weineke & Love launched a custom PaperStreet website in August 2016. The firm handles civil litigation matters. Categories: Site Launches The post Struck, Weineke & Love Launches New PaperStreet Website appeared first on…
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New Jersey Senate Republicans

New Jersey Senate Republicans

Provides legislative support to teh Republican senators in the Legislature of the State of New Jersey.

http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=Rr9IF0xl3RGXd835_w6H4A
Rank this Week: 435

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Fines Coming For “No More Than Four” Boston Student Housing Rule Violations?

    Fines Coming For “No More Than Four” Boston Student Housing Rule Violations?
    Rule Prohibits No More Than 4 Undergraduate Students Per Rental Unit With thousands of college students set to invade Boston in the next week, the Chief of Boston’s Inspectional Services Department is letting local landlords know…
  • Aug 2

    Realtors Successfully Lobby Against Mandatory Home Energy Labeling Law

    Realtors Successfully Lobby Against Mandatory Home Energy Labeling Law
    Energy Savings Law Would Have Required Energy Score On Homes for Sale The 22,000-member Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) has successfully lobbied against a controversial provision within proposed energy saving…
  • Jul 18

    Appealing Chapter 40B Affordable Housing Permits Just Got A Lot Harder

    Appealing Chapter 40B Affordable Housing Permits Just Got A Lot Harder
    Eisai, Inc. v. Housing Appeals Committee: Master Plan Conflict Does Not Trump Need For Affordable Housing Chapter 40B — the state’s so-called “anti-snob” affordable housing law — has pitted developers vs.…
Rank this Week: 279

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
  • Aug 25

    7th Circuit Rejects Fee Only Settlement

    7th Circuit Rejects Fee Only Settlement
    Ruling that the value of certain supplemental transaction disclosures in the context of a $15 billion merger was “nil,” the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently overturned an award of attorneys’ fees to…
  • Aug 19

    Firm Client TechSandBox Launches Veterans’ Technology Entrepreneurship Program

    Firm Client TechSandBox Launches Veterans’ Technology Entrepreneurship Program
    Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton sponsored organization and client, TechSandBox, announced its partnership with MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (“MassTech”) in the launch of a new program for…
  • Aug 18

    Harvard Stem Cell Institute Teaming Up to Develop Diabetes Cure

    Harvard Stem Cell Institute Teaming Up to Develop Diabetes Cure
    A group of Boston-area health institutions, known as the Boston Autologous Islet Replacement Program, are teaming up to develop, test and deploy stem cells to cure diabetes. The group includes the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Brigham and…
Rank this Week: 523

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 81

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 25

    “A liberal legal icon condemns the IRS’ abuses”

    “A liberal legal icon condemns the IRS’ abuses”
    Overlawyered gets a mention today in a New York Post editorial today, but the greater credit should go to Prof. Larry Tribe for his willingness to be swayed by the evidence on the Internal Revenue Service targeting controversy (earlier). In a…
  • Aug 25

    “No, You Can’t Sue Starbucks For Putting Too Much Ice In Your Drink, Judge Rules”

    “No, You Can’t Sue Starbucks For Putting Too Much Ice In Your Drink, Judge Rules”
    “In an epic takedown of a ruling issued Friday, a federal judge tossed a fraud lawsuit against Starbucks, dismissing claims that the coffee chain was defrauding customers by using a misleading amount of ice in their cold (i.e. iced)…
  • Aug 24

    Free speech roundup

    Free speech roundup
    Free speech hero Flemming Rose’s acceptance speech on winning the 2016 Cato Institute Friedman Prize; “A Timeline of Attacks on Free Speech” is one of many features of new book Defending Free Speech, edited by Steve Simpson…
Rank this Week: 50

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    This Is Your Attorney General.

    This Is Your Attorney General.
    She's got strange taste in demagogues.Also what happens if you're suddenly thrust out of the protective cover of Donald's umbrella?Investigate this.
  • Aug 24

    3d DCA Watch -- Two Can Be As Bad As One.

    3d DCA Watch -- Two Can Be As Bad As One.
    Yes kids after much anticipation the bunker has readied its shiny new #writtenutterances (see, we can keep up with the youngsters!) but alas there are only two.Two, which we all know can be as bad as one.Indeed, at least wagster wryly…
  • Aug 23

    Roy Black Has a "Wild Reputation"????

    Roy Black Has a "Wild Reputation"????
    Hmm.  Ahh hum.Let me try that again:Roy Black (allegedly) has a "wild reputation"!!????Don't see it.In fact, it's just bizarre.Sure he represented Rush, but that's more degenerate than wild.
Rank this Week: 200

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
Rank this Week: 124

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 36

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Aug 25

    Extremism in the Defense of Criminals' Liberty

    Extremism in the Defense of Criminals' Liberty
    I'm having trouble recalling the exact date, but it was around 1998 when President Dole announced that, in view of the tidal wave of crime against which the country had made decent, but still insufficient, progress, he was proud to...
  • Aug 24

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Chicago: Murders Increase as Detectives Decrease:  The city with up to 90 shootings a week and a murder rate on track to hit the highest level in nineteen years is losing detectives.  Since 2008, the number of detectives in the...
  • Aug 24

    Selling Acce

    Selling Acce
    Stephen Braun and Eileen Sullivan report for AP:More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money - either personally or through companies or groups - to the Clinton...
Rank this Week: 324

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Aug 25

    Explore EPA’s Annual AirTrends Report 2016 Using a New Interactive Web Application

    Explore EPA’s Annual AirTrends Report 2016 Using a New Interactive Web Application
    By Arthur Zuco Imagine standing on the banks of the Hudson River, air so thick with smog you can barely make out the massive pillars of the George Washington Bridge. Cars zoom past you fueled by leaded gasoline. A faint sound of music wafts…
  • Aug 25

    Healing Old Wound

    Healing Old Wound
    by Tom Damm The day’s light was fading along with our chances of spotting a bull elk when out of the tall grass rose a pair of majestic antlers.  We quietly got out of our small caravan of cars, pointing and speaking in hushed…
  • Aug 24

    Being Prepared for Climate Change: A Workbook for Developing Risk-Based Adaptation Plan

    Being Prepared for Climate Change: A Workbook for Developing Risk-Based Adaptation Plan
    By Nicole Tachiki At a conference on climate change adaptation, I found myself eating lunch next to the Planning Administrator of a Maryland county. She told me that her office does not have budget or staff…
Rank this Week: 213

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 218

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 23

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation

    LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday August 25, 2016. Today we are talking about Civil Litigation.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Aug 25, 2016 at 7:10am PDTOntario’s Small Claims Courts have jurisdiction…
  • Aug 24

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday August 24, 2016. Today we are talking about Employment Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Aug 24, 2016 at 6:39am PDTDid you know that certain terms of an employment…
  • Aug 23

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday August 23, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Aug 23, 2016 at 7:29am PDTWhere all matrimonial issues have been resolved at the…
Rank this Week: 162

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
  • Aug 25

    New Podcast (with linked website): “The Uncertain Hour”

    New Podcast (with linked website): “The Uncertain Hour”
    New Podcast (with linked website): NPR Marketplace, “The Uncertain Hour” — Series about Welfare Reform at 20 with many episodes.  [Could be great for those teaching poverty law and worth checking out.] -Thanks to…
  • Aug 25

    New Article: “Can Poverty in America Be Compared to Conditions in the World’s Poorest Countries?”

    New Article: “Can Poverty in America Be Compared to Conditions in the World’s Poorest Countries?”
    New Article: H. Luke Shaefer, Pinghui Wu & Kathryn Edin, Can Poverty in America Be Compared to Conditions in the World’s Poorest Countries?, July 2016. Abstract below: Some contend that the American poor are affluent by…
  • Aug 24

    New Article: “Equitably Housing (Almost) Half a Nation of Renters”

    New Article: “Equitably Housing (Almost) Half a Nation of Renters”
    New Article: Andrea J. Boyack, Equitably Housing (Almost) Half a Nation of Renters (forthcoming Buffalo L. Rev. 2016).  Abstract below: America’s population of renters is growing faster than the supply of available rental units.…
Rank this Week: 397

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/
  • Aug 25

    Insurance Claims And Emotional Distre

    Insurance Claims And Emotional Distre
    Damages and coverages available under an insurance policy will vary depending on the circumstances and policy language. As it relates to a claim for emotional distress, a 1994, 5th Circuit Court of Appeals case is a good read. The opinion...
  • Aug 23

    Hail Claims And Staying Out Of Federal Court

    Hail Claims And Staying Out Of Federal Court
    Lawyers who handle hail claims know the insurance companies prefer to fight lawsuits in Federal Court. Hail claims lawyers know one way of defeating the insurance company desire to be in Federal Court is by suing the adjuster. The Sherman...
  • Aug 21

    Motion To Remand - Water Damage

    Motion To Remand - Water Damage
    Insurance lawyers would prefer to fight their cases in State Court rather than Federal Court. The opposite is true for insurance companies. Unfortunately, the insurance companies win most these battles for which court the case should be…
Rank this Week: 714

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

Covers environmental law and policy. By Berkeley Law and UCLA Law.

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 25

    The Clinton Foundation and the Environment

    The Clinton Foundation and the Environment
    We hear a lot about the Clinton Foundation these days, but it’s all about where the money comes from.  That’s outside the scope of this blog, but it made me curious about what they do with the money.  In particular, I…
  • Aug 25

    Major Challenges Face the National Park Service in Its Next Century

    Major Challenges Face the National Park Service in Its Next Century
    (This is the third in a series of posts this week commemorating the 100th anniversary of the creation of the National Park Service.) To be sure, the National Park Service has much to celebrate as it observes its 100th birthday.  The Park…
  • Aug 24

    Does AB 197 Mean the End of Cap and Trade in California?

    Does AB 197 Mean the End of Cap and Trade in California?
    As Ethan’s post  recounts, the California Assembly today passed AB 197, a bill linked to SB 32, which extends California’s climate goals to 2030 and requires emissions reductions by that year of 40 percent below 1990 levels…
Rank this Week: 248

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    Expert’s Unsupported Use of Windows Mobile as Proxy for Valuing Accused Android OS Justifies New Damages Trial​

    Expert’s Unsupported Use of Windows Mobile as Proxy for Valuing Accused Android OS Justifies New Damages Trial​
    Following a $3.5 million jury verdict, the court granted defendant's motion for a new damages trial because plaintiff's damages expert used an improper proxy for the operating system in the accused products. "[Plaintiff] based its damages…
  • Aug 24

    Defendant’s Knowledge of Notice of Allowance Alone Does Not Support Jury Finding of Willful Infringement

    Defendant’s Knowledge of Notice of Allowance Alone Does Not Support Jury Finding of Willful Infringement
    ​ The court granted defendant's renewed motion for judgment as a matter of law that it did not willfully infringe plaintiff's patent following a jury finding of willful infringement because of insufficient evidence. "[T]he trial record…
  • Aug 23

    Where Do TXED Cases Go?

    Where Do TXED Cases Go?
    Anyone with a knowledge of the current patent infringement lawsuit landscape in the United States has more than likely noticed one court venue which has seen a huge influx of patent cases. The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of…
Rank this Week: 329

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 8

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Starbucks Iced Coffee Suit is (Shocker!) Dismissed

    Starbucks Iced Coffee Suit is (Shocker!) Dismissed
    Bad lawsuits would be bee in my bonnet, if I wore bonnets. And that is because bad lawsuits injure good lawsuits. The bone-headed suit makes news because it is an outlier, but then because it is in the news, helps to form negative…
  • Aug 23

    Should Trump’s Doctor Be Sanctioned for Fraud?

    Should Trump’s Doctor Be Sanctioned for Fraud?
    With the health of the two presidential candidates, aged 68 and 70,  in the news, it’s worth revisiting the statement given out by Donald Trump’s gastroenterologist, Dr. Harold Bornstein. You may remember this from last…
  • Aug 2

    Trump and Lawyers and Privilege, oh my!

    Trump and Lawyers and Privilege, oh my!
    I’ve said before that Donald Trump is a one-man bar exam, as his candidacy seems to touch on roughly six bazillion different issues. One could easily create a law blog devoted solely to the legal issues he is involved with that…
Rank this Week: 384

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Aug 25

    Plagiarism In Pop Culture: Criminal Mind

    Plagiarism In Pop Culture: Criminal Mind
    The team of Criminal Minds may battle a lot of sick and twisted killers, but what happens when they had to catch a serial plagiarist/murder? The post Plagiarism In Pop Culture: Criminal Minds appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Aug 25

    3 Count: Grande Lawsuit

    3 Count: Grande Lawsuit
    Ariana Grande sued over One Last Time, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams appeal Blurred Lines ruling and Denuvo DRM cracked in record time. The post 3 Count: Grande Lawsuit appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Aug 24

    3 Count: Spotty Coverage

    3 Count: Spotty Coverage
    Spotify's been operating without a long-term contract from any major label, CloudFlare sued for copyright infringement and Singapore looks at VPNs. The post 3 Count: Spotty Coverage appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 54

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • Aug 25

    Applying for Social Security Disability Benefit

    Applying for Social Security Disability Benefit
    This article is from the Social Security Administration’s blog at blog.socialsecurity.gov. Many people think that disability is something that happens to someone else. Unfortunately, disability is unpredictable and can happen to…
  • Aug 24

    Immigration Laws: 4 Things You Didn’t Know

    Immigration Laws: 4 Things You Didn’t Know
    Some of the most controversial of all of our laws, immigration laws are a tool of the government to secure the boundaries of the country as well as regulate movement through these boundaries. Many people know a lot of the basics of…
  • Aug 23

    Protect Your Rights: 5 Reasons to Hire an Experienced Lawyer

    Protect Your Rights: 5 Reasons to Hire an Experienced Lawyer
    Not all legal matters require the experience of an attorney or lawyer to rectify the situation. For example, fighting a speeding ticket or appearing in a small claims court will not require an experienced lawyer to handle. Larger situations…
Rank this Week: 821

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    NY false advertising law lacks rigid false/misleading distinction

    NY false advertising law lacks rigid false/misleading distinction
    Classic Liquor Importers, Ltd. v. Spirits International B.V., --- F. Supp. 3d ----, 2016 WL 4419457, No. 15 Civ. 6503  (S.D.N.Y. 2016)Classic Liquor is a newcomer to the liquor business that recently launched a line of vodkas under the…
  • Aug 25

    Pictures from Canada

    Pictures from Canada
    Canada, like many other countries, considers "taking unfair advantage" of a trademark to be a distinct problem, making it less favorable to parody and other uses than the U.S. as a matter of formal law.  What difference does that make in…
  • Aug 25

    Inconceivable: allegedly made-up price comparison allows consumer suit

    Inconceivable: allegedly made-up price comparison allows consumer suit
    Chester v. TJX Cos., 2016 WL 4414768, No 5:15-cv-01437 (C.D. Cal. Aug. 18, 2016)When an opinion begins with the quote, “You keep using that word. I don’t think it means what you think it means,” it’s not going to go…
Rank this Week: 70

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Aug 25

    The Smallest Things Make the Biggest Impact In Work Comp Claims Prevention

    The Smallest Things Make the Biggest Impact In Work Comp Claims Prevention
    A majority of work comp claims can be prevented. It would be hard to technically eliminate the total risk of them occurring, but it is possible to decrease the risk.  Oftentimes these are simple safety tasks to implement, not painstaking…
  • Aug 25

    Massachusetts Unveils FY 2017 Workplace Safety Application

    Massachusetts Unveils FY 2017 Workplace Safety Application
    The Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accident’s Office of Safety recently released the FY17 Workplace Safety Training & Education Grant Program Application for submission by July 1, 2016.   The objective of this program…
  • Aug 24

    7 Ways to Prevent Slips, Trips, and Fall

    7 Ways to Prevent Slips, Trips, and Fall
    A common source of accidents in almost any work environment is the slip, trip, and fall. All three types of accidents have the same result where the employee’s feet leave and land on the floor or other surface. Often…
Rank this Week: 175

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    Call for Submissions: Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law

    Call for Submissions: Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law
    The Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law has issued a call for submissions on the theme "Armed Groups" for its forthcoming volume 19 (2016). Here's the call: Call for Papers - Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, Vol. 19…
  • Aug 25

    Conference: Liability, Immunity, and the Benefits of War: New Perspectives on the Moral Status of Civilian

    Conference: Liability, Immunity, and the Benefits of War: New Perspectives on the Moral Status of Civilian
    On September 1-2, 2016, the European University Institute will host the Seventh Annual Conference of the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict. The theme is: "Liability, Immunity, and the Benefits of War: New Perspectives on the…
  • Aug 24

    Call for Papers: Regional Human Rights Systems in Crisi

    Call for Papers: Regional Human Rights Systems in Crisi
    The Wisconsin International Law Journal has issued a call for papers for a symposium on "Regional Human Rights Systems in Crisis." Here's the call: Call for Papers Regional Human Rights Systems in Crisis Wisconsin International Law Journal…
Rank this Week: 49

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

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

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Aug 25

    SEC Amendments to Regulation SBSR

    SEC Amendments to Regulation SBSR
    On July 14, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted amendments to and provided guidance on Regulation SBSR, its rules governing the reporting and public dissemination of security-based swap data. Among other things, the…
  • Aug 25

    Whack-a-Mole: The Evolving Landscape in M&A Litigation Following Trulia

    Whack-a-Mole: The Evolving Landscape in M&A Litigation Following Trulia
    The landmark January 2016 Delaware Chancery Court decision in Trulia has led to dramatic changes in the M&A litigation landscape. On a surface level, the results are straightforward—a sharp reduction in the use of pre-closing…
  • Aug 25

    Defensive Tactics and Optimal Search: A Simulation Approach

    Defensive Tactics and Optimal Search: A Simulation Approach
    The appropriate division of authority between a company’s board and its shareholders has been the central issue in the corporate governance debate for decades. This issue presents starkly for defensive tactics: the extent to which a…
Rank this Week: 109

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    What have I done wrong?

    What have I done wrong?
    According to the latest of the rancid, spittle-encrusted emails that I get multiple times daily from the Trump campaign:"Friend, as an identified Trump supporter from your zip code, your input is missing from our Official Campaign Trump vs,…
  • Aug 24

    An interesting new international tax policy development

    An interesting new international tax policy development
    Earlier today, the U.S. Treasury released a White Paper responding to the EU state aid cases, brought (or possibly to be brought in the future) by the European Commission.  These cases, while generally still pending, would require mainly…
  • Aug 23

    One way to explain to lawyers why income effects don't create deadweight lo

    One way to explain to lawyers why income effects don't create deadweight lo
    All tax law profs who read any economics know, because it says so in any Public Economics (or for that matter Price Theory) textbook, that income effects, unlike substitution effects, don't give rise to deadweight loss.  But sometimes…
Rank this Week: 660

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

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

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    A China Film and TV Toolkit

    A China Film and TV Toolkit
    Protection of IP is an ongoing concern for foreign businesses with projects or investments in the entertainment business in China. Many foreigners mistakenly believe their intellectual property cannot be protected at all in China so they…
  • Aug 24

    When Your China Employee Leaves….

    When Your China Employee Leaves….
    Generally speaking, a China employee must be employed under a written employment contract. Such a contract may be for a fixed or an indefinite term. When it comes to unilaterally terminating the employment contract, China employment law does…
  • Aug 23

    How to Protect Your IP from China: Step One, Recognize the U.S. is NOT the Only Place in the World.

    How to Protect Your IP from China: Step One, Recognize the U.S. is NOT the Only Place in the World.
    One common mistake U.S. companies make is failing to understand that patents and trademarks are territorial.* That is, these forms of intellectual property only provide protection in the country in which they were registered. This means…
Rank this Week: 167

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

Provides analysis, resources and commentary on developments in traditional labor law. By McKenna Long & Aldridge.

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
Rank this Week: 731

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Aug 25

    Rosenbaum on RICO & Class Action

    Rosenbaum on RICO & Class Action
    Briana Rosenbaum has posted on SSRN a draft of her article, The RICO Trend in Class Action Warfare, which will be published in the Iowa Law Review. Here’s the abstract: Aggregate litigation, including class-actions and mass actions, have…
  • Aug 24

    Second Circuit Opinion on the Alien Tort Statute: Licci v. Lebanese Canadian Bank

    Second Circuit Opinion on the Alien Tort Statute: Licci v. Lebanese Canadian Bank
    Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit handed down another post-Kiobel decision on the Alien Tort Statute (ATS). Licci v. Lebanese Canadian Bank involves claims against a Lebanese bank alleging that they provided international…
  • Aug 23

    Call for Papers: New Voices in Conflict of Law

    Call for Papers: New Voices in Conflict of Law
    I recently received a Call for Papers from the AALS Section on Conflict of Laws, which will be holding a program entitled New Voices in Conflict of Laws at the AALS annual meeting in January 2017. Here’s the submission procedure:...
Rank this Week: 215

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Aug 25

    Battling by rattling the opponent’s agenda while keeping both eyes on the prize

    Battling by rattling the opponent’s agenda while keeping both eyes on the prize
    If the prosecutor comes to court with a smirking attitude, the defense lawyer does not need to do anything to wipe the smirk off the prosecutor's face other than doing the criminal defense lawyer's job, keeping his eyes on the prize.
  • Aug 24

    “I knew you would pull it off,” said my client

    “I knew you would pull it off,” said my client
    "I knew you would pull it off," said my client, after I felt like I had pulled a rabbit out of a hat getting his misdemeanor case dismissed. On our third trial date, the prosecutor finally agreed to dismiss my client's marijuana possession…
  • Aug 23

    Defending criminal and DWI cases in Virginia General District Court – Don’t blink

    Defending criminal and DWI cases in Virginia General District Court – Don’t blink
    O.J. Simpson's criminal murder trial dragged on for months before the jury reached a not guilty verdict. That is a big contrast to how quickly matters move on a Northern Virginia General District Court date.
Rank this Week: 227