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ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • May 26

    We interrupt for a personal rant about Hollywood road closure

    We interrupt for a personal rant about Hollywood road closure
    I live in the Hollywood Hills West area of Los Angeles. As such, road closure in Hollywood affect my commute quite severely. So I was appalled and distressed when the list of June closures came out.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • May 25

    Remembering my dad on Memorial Day

    Remembering my dad on Memorial Day
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  • May 21

    Obama, Iran, Rational Actor Theory, Anti-Semitism: A Toxic Mix

    Obama, Iran, Rational Actor Theory, Anti-Semitism: A Toxic Mix
    Critical race theorists and left-leaning behavioral economists (is there any other kind?) have been telling us for years that you cannot use rational actor theory to analyze discrimination. Examples:... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 110

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 16

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Covers legal issues related to corporate malfeasance and protection of whistleblowers. Published by the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund.

http://www.whistleblowersblog.org/
  • May 26

    FCA Whistleblowers Celebrate Partial Victory at Supreme Court

    FCA Whistleblowers Celebrate Partial Victory at Supreme Court
    The Supreme Court handed down a ruling today in Kellogg Brown & Root v. United States ex rel. Carter, holding that whistleblowers don’t get extra time to file civil false-claims lawsuits when the United States is at…
  • May 20

    FCA Settlements Bring In Millions From Medicare Fraud

    FCA Settlements Bring In Millions From Medicare Fraud
    The Department of Justice recently announced the settlements, listed below, in False Claims Act cases. The False Claims Act permits private parties to sue on behalf of the government those who falsely claim federal funds or avoid paying funds…
  • May 19

    Breakthrough in Protecting International Whistleblowers who Report Bribery and Corruption

    Breakthrough in Protecting International Whistleblowers who Report Bribery and Corruption
    PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT LIVE INTERNATIONAL WHISTLEBLOWER SEMINAR  26 MAY 2015 The Luna-Centre for Responsible Democracy is co-sponsoring an important international seminar on how whistleblowers from around the world can use U.S. laws…
Rank this Week: 283

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • May 26

    EEOC Oversight Hearing

    EEOC Oversight Hearing
    image from eeoc.gov The Senate HELP Committee recently conducted oversight hearings on the EEOC's enforcement process (May 19, 2015). The hearings are now available online. The focus of these hearings is primarily on the EEOC's enforcement…
  • May 26

    Novel 4th Circuit Case Applies Nassar

    Novel 4th Circuit Case Applies Nassar
    Jon Harkavy (Patterson Harkavy) sends us word of Foster v. UMES. Here's Jon's description: [Foster v. UMES] is a Fourth Circuit case from late last week that deepens a circuit split about application on summary judgment of UT Southwestern…
  • May 26

    Yearbook of Comparative Labour Law Scholarship 2014

    Yearbook of Comparative Labour Law Scholarship 2014
    Steve Willborn asked me to post. CAS Just published: Yearbook of Comparative Labour Law Scholarship 2014. This is a collection of important articles that were published previously in one of the 25 journals of the International Association of…
Rank this Week: 20

Global Regulatory Enforcement Law…

Global Regulatory Enforcement Law Blog

Covers antitrust, privacy, international trade, and white color criminal defense. By Reed Smith.

http://www.globalregulatoryenforcementlawblog.com
Rank this Week: 287

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    Cisco loses at Supreme Court in case involving Commil USA LLC

    Cisco loses at Supreme Court in case involving Commil USA LLC
    The US Supreme Court reversed the CAFC in a case involving Cisco and Commil.Note the text of a prior IPBiz post:The Bloomberg post Patent Suit Defense Gets U.S. High Court Review in Cisco Case put the questionThe question is whether an…
  • May 23

    Apple's US patent application 20150141083 titled HOTSPOT DEVICE

    Apple's US patent application 20150141083 titled HOTSPOT DEVICE
    The first published claim of Apple's application titled --HOTSPOT DEVICE -- isA wireless device for communicating with a portable computing device comprising: a first portion including: a main logic board; an antenna electromagnetically…
  • May 23

    Garfum drops case against BytePhoto

    Garfum drops case against BytePhoto
    Infozine reported of the dropped patent infringement case:But after all the briefing had been completed and just one day after the court scheduled a hearing on the motion to dismiss, Garfum capitulated: it dropped its case with a promise not…
Rank this Week: 47

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • May 26

    The School of Don Walker

    The School of Don Walker
    Several people have used the phrase “old school” when talking about Don Walker. I know what they mean and it is certainly intended as a compliment. But I want to make sure no one thinks that what Don did as a news reporter and…
  • May 24

    The Rule of Law in the United State

    The Rule of Law in the United State
    The highly regarded World Justice Project, an independent organization in Washington, D.C. that promotes the rule of law, has used 47 indicators organized around nine themes to generate a so-called “Rule of Law Index.” Using this…
  • May 13

    Sampling the Strong Stew of Thoughts at Eckstein Hall Education Conference

    Sampling the Strong Stew of Thoughts at Eckstein Hall Education Conference
    Given the long list of controversial and major decisions to be made soon as the process of setting Wisconsin’s state budget for the next two years comes to a head, it was remarkable how much agreement there was among speakers at the…
Rank this Week: 894

Lobby Comply Blog

Lobby Comply Blog

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

http://stateandfed.com/lobbycomply/
Rank this Week: 871

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • May 26

    C|M|LAW and Lake Erie College to Offer Joint Bachelor’s/Law Degree

    C|M|LAW and Lake Erie College to Offer Joint Bachelor’s/Law Degree
    C|M|LAW and Lake Erie College in Painesville, Ohio have teamed up to offer a 3+3 Joint Bachelors/Law Accelerated Degree Program. Students will have the opportunity to complete both a bachelor’s and law degree in six years, instead of…
  • May 26

    Summer Library Hour

    Summer Library Hour
    The law library will have the following hours during the first part of the summer (May 26th through July 19th): Monday – Thursday             7am – 10pm…
  • May 22

    Memorial Day Weekend Law Library Closed

    Memorial Day Weekend Law Library Closed
    The Cleveland-Marshall Law Library will be closed from 5pm on Friday May 22nd through Memorial Day Monday May 25th. We will reopen on Tuesday May 26th at 7am. Enjoy your weekend!
Rank this Week: 422

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • May 26

    Baking at the Capitol

    Baking at the Capitol
    No, this is not a post about summer temperatures in Washington, D.C.  Rather, this is a post that a number of us have been dreaming about for several years.  For some curious reason, baking and law librarianship seem to be…
  • May 22

    The Palace of Justice in Paris – Pic of the Week

    The Palace of Justice in Paris – Pic of the Week
    This is a guest post by Nicholas Boring, French foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress.  Nicholas has previously blogged FALQs: Freedom of Speech in France and co-collaborated on the post, Does the Haitian Criminal Code…
  • May 21

    Finalists Announced for 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

    Finalists Announced for 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
    The University of Alabama and the ABA Journal announced the finalists for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction late last week. This year’s finalists are: Terminal City by Linda Fairstein, My Sister’s Grave by Robert Dugoni,…
Rank this Week: 595

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 25

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • May 26

    Fiscal Sponsorship: What You Should Know and Why You Should Know It

    Fiscal Sponsorship: What You Should Know and Why You Should Know It
    Erin Bradrick‘s article on fiscal sponsorship published by the American Bar Association’s Business Law Today was made available online last week. Read it here. For lawyers who work with nonprofits and exempt organizations or…
  • May 21

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/22/15

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/22/15
    This week was marked by David Letterman‘s final Late Show, Red Nose Day, and the Center for Effective Philanthropy Annual Conference: Leading Effective Foundations. Have a listen to the Late Show Theme Song while perusing our…
  • May 19

    Nonprofit Radio: Crowdfunding

    Nonprofit Radio: Crowdfunding
    I’ll be on Nonprofit Radio speaking with host Tony Martignetti this Friday at 10:30 am PT / 1:30 pm ET about charitable crowdfunding. You can tune in to the live feed on Talking Alternative or catch up…
Rank this Week: 428

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • May 26

    Supreme Court to Review Batson Challenge in Georgia Death Penalty Case

    Supreme Court to Review Batson Challenge in Georgia Death Penalty Case
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The United States Supreme Court granted certiorari today in Foster v. Humphrey to the Georgia Supreme Court denying post-conviction relief. According to the petition,…
  • May 23

    Contraception Mandate Accommodation Opponents Rebuffed--Again

    Contraception Mandate Accommodation Opponents Rebuffed--Again
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Federal appeals courts this week dealt two (more) blows to opponents of Obamacare's religious accommodation to the contraception mandate. A Seventh Circuit panel ruled that the accommodation did not…
  • May 21

    Maryland Tax Case Displays Court's Dormant Commerce Clause Fault Line

    Maryland Tax Case Displays Court's Dormant Commerce Clause Fault Line
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court this week upheld Maryland's income tax system against a Dormant Commerce Clause challenge. The sharply divided ruling put on full display the Court's fault lines in this area, even…
Rank this Week: 85

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
  • May 26

    Death by Debtors' Prison: Ray Staten's 16-Day Jail Sentence for Unpaid Court Fees Cost Him His Life

    Death by Debtors' Prison: Ray Staten's 16-Day Jail Sentence for Unpaid Court Fees Cost Him His Life
    This piece originally appeared at The Guardian. Ray Charles Staten Sr. should have celebrated his 60th birthday this month. Instead, his family marked the fourth anniversary of his death. It all started, according to a lawsuit that settled in…
  • May 26

    Scaremongering about the Patriot Act Sunset

    Scaremongering about the Patriot Act Sunset
    In a last-ditch effort to scare lawmakers into preserving unpopular and much-abused surveillance authorities, the Senate Republican leadership and some intelligence officials are warning that allowing Section 215 of the Patriot Act to…
  • May 22

    What Congress Needs to Do Now for Real NSA Spying Reform

    What Congress Needs to Do Now for Real NSA Spying Reform
    This was originally posted at The Daily Beast. One section of the Patriot Act has been ritually abused. Americans want it changed. With a few days left to kill, amend, or reauthorize the bill, the ACLU's legislative counsel says the latter is…
Rank this Week: 84

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • May 26

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 5/26/2015

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 5/26/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Habeas Opinions Body: SC19345 - Casiano v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; State v. Riley; State v. Miller; "In Riley, the defendant challenged on direct appeal a total effective sentence of 100 years…
  • May 26

    Insurance Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/26/2015

    Insurance Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/26/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Insurance Law Opinions;Contract Law Opinions Body: AC36623 - McCants v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. ("A fire damaged premises owned by the plaintiff...and insured by the defendant.... The plaintiff did not…
  • May 26

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/26/2015

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/26/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Contract Law Opinions Body: AC36385 - Ribeiro v. Fasano, Ippolito & Lee, P.C. ("The plaintiff...appeals from the judgment of the trial court dismissing his action against the defendants....On appeal, the…
Rank this Week: 206

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    DMCA hearings, phone/tablet unlocking

    DMCA hearings, phone/tablet unlocking
    Copyright Office: Jacqueline CharlesworthMichelle ChoeRegan Smith Cy DonnellySteve RuheJohn RileyStacy Cheney (NTIA) Proposed Class 11-12: Unlocking – wireless telephone handsets and tablets Proposed class 11 would allow the…
  • May 26

    I intervene in SanMedica v. Amazon to disclose clickthrough

    I intervene in SanMedica v. Amazon to disclose clickthrough
    Kind of a busy day.  With the invaluable help of Public Citizen, I filed a motion to intervene and unseal in the SanMedica case, in which the court redacted the number of clickthroughs received by Amazon as a result of its ads using…
  • May 26

    DMCA hearings, security research, opponent

    DMCA hearings, security research, opponent
    Security research continued, opponents Copyright Office: Jacqueline CharlesworthMichelle ChoeRegan Smith Cy DonnellySteve RuheJohn RileyStacy Cheney (NTIA) Opponents:Christian Troncoso, BSA | The Software Alliance: we support good…
Rank this Week: 68

Copyfight

Copyfight

Covers the politics of IP.

http://copyfight.corante.com/
  • May 26

    CAFC Yer Still Doin' It Wrong

    CAFC Yer Still Doin' It Wrong
    SCOTUS has reversed and remanded CAFC yet again. In a 6-2 ruling (Breyer recused) the Supreme Court has held that even if you think a patent is invalid you have to behave as if it is, as regards induced infringement. Specifically, the…
  • May 26

    Hi, I Still Exist

    Hi, I Still Exist
    Due to a series of personal setbacks I've rather let blogging fall off my priority list. Sorry about that. I will try to pick it up more. I've been doing this a long time and I remain dismayed by the trench warfare that the Copyright Wars…
  • Apr 7

    Inventing a Genre

    Inventing a Genre
    Nice piece in the NY Times on the 120th anniversary of the Lumieres' invention of the methods involved in putting visual stories onto 35mm strips of film. Lots of people worked on this idea around the same time - it's really impossible to say…
Rank this Week: 175

Wage & Hour - Development…

Wage & Hour - Development & Highlights

Highlighting recent and noteworthy developments in cases and regulations on wage and hour laws that affect large and small businesses. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://wagehourlaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • May 26

    “Suffer or Permit” Case Again Shows Danger Of Implicitly Requiring Overtime

    “Suffer or Permit” Case Again Shows Danger Of Implicitly Requiring Overtime
    I have often warned clients that simply having a policy against working unauthorized overtime does not immunize an employer against a successful lawsuit claiming payment for off-the-clock work.  A recent case (yet again) proves this…
  • May 18

    Bigger Rigs Are Better In the Trucking Industry, Says the Third Circuit

    Bigger Rigs Are Better In the Trucking Industry, Says the Third Circuit
    In March, the Third Circuit joined other circuits in its ruling in McMaster v. Eastern Armored Services, Inc.  that trucking companies are not relieved from the payment of overtime wages to their employees whose job “in whole…
  • May 13

    Third Circuit Clarifies Meaning Of “Interstate Commerce” In Motor Carrier Exemption Suit

    Third Circuit Clarifies Meaning Of “Interstate Commerce” In Motor Carrier Exemption Suit
    When analyzing the so-called motor carrier exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 USC 213(b)(1), controversies often arise as to whether the drivers are involved in “interstate commerce.” This is because, as a rule, the…
Rank this Week: 937

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: 9

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

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

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 881

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • May 26

    Airbnb Update

    Airbnb Update
    We have previously blogged about “sharing economy” short-term rental company Airbnb at various times here. Time for an update: The City of Santa Monica, California, just passed an ordinance that prohibits property owners and residents…
  • May 26

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal RECENT TOP PAPERS RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 258 Loyalty Rebates after Intel: Time for the European Court of Justice to Overrule Hoffman-La Roche Damien Geradin George Mason…
  • May 25

    Seventh Circuit Grants Motion to Compel Arbitration Where Underlying Contract Has Been Assigned

    Seventh Circuit Grants Motion to Compel Arbitration Where Underlying Contract Has Been Assigned
    Ronald and Anna Andermann had had cell phone service through US Cellular since 2000. Their service contract provided for arbitration of all claims. The contract also provided that US Cellular could assign the contract without notice to the…
Rank this Week: 127

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 26

    Ethics On The Run

    Ethics On The Run
    My review of Alice Goffman’s On The Run: Fugitive Life in an American City was posted today on The New Rambler Review (an online journal edited by Eric Posner, Adrian Vermeule, and Blakey Vermeule). As you will see, I am...
  • May 26

    Barros Named Dean of University of Toledo Law

    Barros Named Dean of University of Toledo Law
    It's my great pleasure to announce that my friend and fellow property professor Ben Barros has just been named dean of the University of Toledo's law school. Ben is currently associate dean at Widener's Harrisburg campus, where he has…
  • May 26

    Wednesday Martin's Primates of Fifth Avenue

    Wednesday Martin's Primates of Fifth Avenue
    You know what I haven't posted in a very long time? An entry on the early scholarship of the now-famous. Usually I'm in search of theses about socialism (or conservatism) by a politician or jurist. Sometimes, though, I'm looking for...
Rank this Week: 88

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    JPMorgan Fights Off Another Suit Over Its Failure to Control the London Whale

    JPMorgan Fights Off Another Suit Over Its Failure to Control the London Whale
    By Matthew Garza, J.D.A derivative suit filed by a pension fund against officers and directors of JPMorgan Chase for their role in failing to maintain control of the “London Whale” was dismissed by the Delaware Court of Chancery…
  • May 22

    House Committee Approves 13 Capital Formation Bill

    House Committee Approves 13 Capital Formation Bill
    By John M. Jascob, J.D.The House Financial Services Committee voted Wednesday night to approve 13 bills designed to create jobs by stimulating capital formation by Main Street businesses. The Committee approved seven of the bills by unanimous…
  • May 21

    SEC Proposes New Disclosure by Investment Companies and Investment Adviser

    SEC Proposes New Disclosure by Investment Companies and Investment Adviser
    By Jacquelyn LumbThe SEC commissioners yesterday unanimously approved proposals to increase the transparency and modernize the reporting requirements for investment companies and investment advisers. In opening remarks, Chair Mary Jo White…
Rank this Week: 139

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • May 26

    A Normal Weekend in Nassau

    A Normal Weekend in Nassau
    The Bahamas Weekly reports that four Florida residents wre arrested this weekend for possession of pot on a cruise ship moored in Nassau, Bahamas. The newspaper reports that the incident occurred on Sunday, May 24, 2015. The report says that…
  • May 25

    Did Royal Caribbean Dupe USPH Inspectors?

    Did Royal Caribbean Dupe USPH Inspectors?
    A former crew member posted photographs saying that the Liberty of the Seas hid equipment, pots, pans and other items from the galley during an USPH inspection last December. You can see photographs of the galley equipment hidden throughout…
  • May 24

    Witnesses to Gem Drowning: "NCL Screwed Up"

    Witnesses to Gem Drowning: "NCL Screwed Up"
    Earlier this week, a 10 year old child drowned in a crowded swimming pool on NCL's Norwegian Gem.  It's the seventh time that a child has drowned, or nearly-downed, on a cruise ship in just two years. The incidents occurred on cruise…
Rank this Week: 129

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: 71

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/
  • May 26

    BC Court of Appeal Clarifies Limits of “Rescuer” Law

    BC Court of Appeal Clarifies Limits of “Rescuer” Law
    The law recognizes that if a person’s negligence puts one in peril, a rescuer injured in the course of rescue can claim damages against the person who created the peril.  Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Court of…
  • May 21

    “Candid” Expert Witness Impresses BC Supreme Court

    “Candid” Expert Witness Impresses BC Supreme Court
    I have spent much time on this blog highlighting expert witnesses who have been criticized by trial judges.  On this note it is refreshing to see when an expert witness is complimented by the Court for being candid in their role.…
  • May 19

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment For Trochanteric Bursitis and Plateaued STI’s.

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment For Trochanteric Bursitis and Plateaued STI’s.
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for chronic soft tissue injuries and bursitis. In today’s case (Diep v. Cunha) the Plaintiff was a pedestrian struck by a vehicle…
Rank this Week: 214

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • May 26

    Post-Holiday Deadly-Sin-of-Pride Open Thread

    Post-Holiday Deadly-Sin-of-Pride Open Thread
    So you wrote a blog post that you thought was really good, but somehow everyone missed it. Or you just got a good column published. Or your kid won the Hunger Games. Or your dog learned to shake hands. Or you got your name in the newspaper…
  • May 23

    The Ken vs Vox Day Slap Fight

    The Ken vs Vox Day Slap Fight
    My wrong prediction The other day my friend Ken asked me (and the other Popehat contributors) for feedback on his idea of blogging about his depression. He specifically wondered if various folks on the net would attack him for it. I'm not a…
  • May 21

    Happy To Be Here

    Happy To Be Here
    The first thing you need to know about secure psychiatric facilities is that their bathrooms smell strongly of pee. That may not seem remarkable to you. Many bathrooms smell of pee. But the facility in which I was a guest this time last year…
Rank this Week: 207

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 150

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

Covers marketing, productivity, personal development, and wealth creation.

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • May 26

    Stop trying to convince people they need a lawyer

    Stop trying to convince people they need a lawyer
    I started walking again. Three days a week, a couple of miles to start. At least I think it’s a couple of miles. I’m not really sure, so yesterday, I went to the app store to see if they had a pedometer. Yes they do. I had no idea…
  • May 22

    When to hire your first (or next) employee

    When to hire your first (or next) employee
    A sole practitioner asks, “How do I know when I can afford to hire my first employee?” That depends. If you think like a lawyer, you’ll wait until you have so much work piled up you can’t keep up with it. Hiring your…
  • May 21

    How to beat procrastination without really trying

    How to beat procrastination without really trying
    There are hundreds of tips and strategies on how to beat procrastination floating around. That’s too many, if you ask me. Instead of giving you a laundry list of ideas I want to share with you just three. (1) DON’T DO IT Not…
Rank this Week: 676

Technology Liberation Front

Technology Liberation Front

Focused on keeping politician's hands off the 'net and everything else related to technology.

http://techliberation.com
  • May 26

    New Filing & Working Paper on the Regulation of the Sharing Economy

    New Filing & Working Paper on the Regulation of the Sharing Economy
    Along with colleagues at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, I am releasing two major new reports today dealing with the regulation of the sharing economy. The first report is a 20-page filing to the Federal Trade Commission…
  • May 12

    What Should the FTC Do about State & Local Barriers to Sharing Economy Innovation?

    What Should the FTC Do about State & Local Barriers to Sharing Economy Innovation?
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is taking a more active interest in state and local barriers to entry and innovation that could threaten the continued growth of the digital economy in general and the sharing economy in particular. The…
  • Apr 24

    Mercatus Filing to FAA on Small Drone

    Mercatus Filing to FAA on Small Drone
    Today, Eli Dourado, Ryan Hagemann and I filed comments with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in its proceeding on the “Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems” (i.e. small private drones). In this…
Rank this Week: 252

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • May 26

    Supreme Court to rule in voter equality case

    Supreme Court to rule in voter equality case
    The US Supreme Court [official website] agreed Tuesday to rule in a major voter equality case, noting jurisdiction [order list, PDF] in Evenwel v. Abbott [docket; jurisdictional statement, PDF]. The question presented is: “whether the…
  • May 26

    ICTY orders Serbia to return Seselj to detention

    ICTY orders Serbia to return Seselj to detention
    [JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] on Tuesday ordered Serbia’s justice ministry to return Vojislav Seselj [JURIST news archive], ailing alleged war criminal, to his detention…
  • May 26

    US journalist's closed trial begins in Iran

    US journalist's closed trial begins in Iran
    [JURIST] Washington Post [official website] correspondent Jason Rezaian’s trial began [IRNA report] on Tuesday in Tehran’s Islamic Revolutionary Court with a hearing that was closed to the public. Rezaian, a US-Iranian dual…
Rank this Week: 11

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: 475

Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

Covers national and international agriculture issues. By Rincker Law PLLC.

http://rinckerlaw.com/blog
  • May 26

    Pace Law School’s Environmental Law Program’s Video

    Pace Law School’s Environmental Law Program’s Video
    I graduated from Pace Law School with a Certificate of Environmental Law.  Here I am part of the recruitment video for the renown Environmental Law Program at Pace University, School of Law speaking about my food and…
  • May 18

    My Article on New York Livestock Animal Cruelty Law

    My Article on New York Livestock Animal Cruelty Law
    My article on “New York Livestock Animal Cruelty Law:  What if a Non-Police Officer Comes Knocking?” was published in the May 2015 issue of Grassroots newspaper published by New York Farm Bureau.  You can find the…
  • May 15

    What Happens to my Digital Life When I Die?

    What Happens to my Digital Life When I Die?
    The procedures for what happens to one’s estate when the person dies are well established. However, what happens to one’s digital lives (emails, Facebook accounts, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterist, blogging, Flickr photos) is not yet…
Rank this Week: 661

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 26

    Choosing the Right Massachusetts Nursing Home For Your Loved One

    Choosing the Right Massachusetts Nursing Home For Your Loved One
    The decision to find a nursing home for your parent or other loved one is often accompanied by a mix of emotions, financial concerns, and an overwhelming fear of making the wrong choice. While the vast majority of nursing home facilities have…
  • May 26

    Half-Dozen Injured in Pedestrian Accidents on the South Shore Over Memorial Day Weekend

    Half-Dozen Injured in Pedestrian Accidents on the South Shore Over Memorial Day Weekend
    Six women were struck by a car on Sunday, making it the second reported pedestrian accident to occur this Memorial Day weekend. According to WCVB.com, the women, in their 20s, were walking along Beach Road in Orleans when they were hit by a…
  • May 23

     New Bedford Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Police for Teenager’s Shooting

     New Bedford Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Police for Teenager’s Shooting
    The family of Malcolm Gracia is suing the city of New Bedford and its police department for Massachusetts wrongful death. The family claims that the 15-year-old was wrongfully detained in 2012 and he was shot without justification. They…
Rank this Week: 495

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • May 26

    Westlaw’s Days Are Numbered

    Westlaw’s Days Are Numbered
    No, Thomson Reuters is not about to go out of business or shut down its Westlaw legal research service. But it is about to shut down Westlaw Classic, as the original version has been called ever since the introduction of WestlawNext. As of…
  • May 22

    A Most Unusual Episode of Lawyer2Lawyer (Hint: It Involves Beer)

    A Most Unusual Episode of Lawyer2Lawyer (Hint: It Involves Beer)
    It is not every day that I get to record a podcast episode in a brewery. For that matter, I don’t usually drink beer while conducting an interview. But for our interview with the hosts of the FOSS+Beer podcast, we set up our mikes in…
  • May 22

    Social Media is Theme of Super Marketing Conference June 4 in Boston

    Social Media is Theme of Super Marketing Conference June 4 in Boston
    Need help with your social media marketing? Hear from over a dozen legal marketing experts at the fifth annual Super Marketing Conference presented by the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program (LOMAP) and the American Bar…
Rank this Week: 310

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    Realtors to Require Local Ombuds Nationwide Next Year

    Realtors to Require Local Ombuds Nationwide Next Year
    The National Association of REALTORS® will all state and local associations to provide Ombudsman Services by January 1, 2016 pursuant to Professional Standards Policy Statement #59.  According to a press release, "It is the belief of…
  • May 26

    The Citadel Updates Terms of Reference for Ombud

    The Citadel Updates Terms of Reference for Ombud
    The Military College of South Carolina has published a memorandum that, "describes the role of the ombudsperson ... and the methods by which cadets, students, faculty, and staff may utilize the ombudsperson process."  The document…
  • May 26

    Are Students Bypassing Ombuds in Favor of Social Media?

    Are Students Bypassing Ombuds in Favor of Social Media?
    A recent article in Inside Higher Ed looked at students' increasing willingness to take complaints public through social websites or media, even before officials can present their own solutions. The article highlighted recent student…
Rank this Week: 137

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Focuses on complliance, corporate governance, disclosure, mergers and tax issues. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.corporatesecuritieslawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 464

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • May 26

    Should You do Driving School Before Court for Virginia Reckless Driving?

    Should You do Driving School Before Court for Virginia Reckless Driving?
    It really does depend upon your prior record, the facts of your case and importantly the local judge who’s going to be hearing your case. Contact me today to see if this is an option for you in your case. © marketing for Andrew…
  • May 21

    Fighting Virginia Radar Based on Odometer

    Fighting Virginia Radar Based on Odometer
    I’ve had people ask me this question and I don’t know where it’s coming from, but it simply is not relevant in Virginia. Let’s take a look at what defense options you DO have. © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2015.…
  • May 11

    Will You Get Arrested if You Refuse the Roadside Breath Test?

    Will You Get Arrested if You Refuse the Roadside Breath Test?
    It’s possible. But the only way the preliminary breath test can help you is if you blow below a .08. As you’ll recall, the roadside breath test (or “preliminary breath test”) is the test that the officer offers you on…
Rank this Week: 724

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • May 26

    Permanent Kibosh on "Temporary Facilities"?

    Permanent Kibosh on "Temporary Facilities"?
    Audio Division cracks down on permittees who construct non-compliant, less-than-permanent facilities. A broadcast construction permit comes with conventional expectations. The permittee is expected to build the facilities specified in the…
  • May 22

    2015 Regulatory Fees Proposed: Stability Reigns (At Least For Now)

    2015 Regulatory Fees Proposed: Stability Reigns (At Least For Now)
    Just in time for the Memorial Day weekend, the FCC has released its proposed regulatory fees for 2015. Now we all have something to mull over during all those boring parades, fireworks shows, baseball games and cook-outs. Lucky us! As usual,…
  • May 19

    This Should Get Your Attention III: iHeart Whacked for $1 Million for Misuse of EAS Tone

    This Should Get Your Attention III: iHeart Whacked for $1 Million for Misuse of EAS Tone
    A one-time only broadcast leads to a “multi-state cascade” of false alarms … and a big penalty We have previously reported on the FCC’s crackdown on the misuse of EAS tones, a crackdown that has thus far resulted in…
Rank this Week: 876

Patent Arcade

Patent Arcade

Covers video game IP law. By Ross Dannenberg.

http://www.patentarcade.com/
Rank this Week: 445

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    Diverse Trio to 2d DCA

    Diverse Trio to 2d DCA
    Today's DJ has a number of appellate-related articles.Governor Chooses Diverse Trio to 2nd District Court of Appeal: Governor Brown's appellate selections would come to bench from diverse political stripes. The article calls Elwood Lui,…
  • May 22

    2d DCA Appointments!!!

    2d DCA Appointments!!!
    Governor Brown Appoints Three Justices to the Second District Court of AppealSACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Elwood G. Lui to Division One, Lamar W. Baker to Division Five and John L. Segal…
  • May 22

    2/3's Kitching to retire!

    2/3's Kitching to retire!
    The MetNews reports:Justice Kitching to Retire From Court of AppealJustice Patti S. Kitching will retire from Div. Three of this district’s Court of Appeal, the MetNews has learned.Kitching could not be reached for comment—a staff…
Rank this Week: 639

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • May 26

    Driver In Fatal Santa Ana Hit-and-Run Gets 15 Years In Prison

    Driver In Fatal Santa Ana Hit-and-Run Gets 15 Years In Prison
    Jaquinn Bell, a 32-year-old Orange County man who was convicted of striking and killing three teenage girls in hit-and-run last Halloween in Santa Ana has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison. According to a news report in the…
  • May 20

    20 Year Old Man Killed In Costa Mesa Motorcycle Accident

    20 Year Old Man Killed In Costa Mesa Motorcycle Accident
    A 20-year-old man was fatally injured in a Costa Mesa motorcycle accident after his cycle collided head-on with another vehicle. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the crash occurred on Fairview Road just north of…
  • May 18

    Female Pedestrian Killed In South Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash

    Female Pedestrian Killed In South Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash
    A female pedestrian was struck and killed by two vehicles in South Los Angeles the night of May 16, 2015. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the incident occurred in the 1600 block of West Florence Avenue east of Western…
Rank this Week: 184

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Law Firm Risk Management Blog

Discusses of compliance, conflicts, intake and other risk issues for law firm risk professionals.

http://www.lawfirmrisk.com/
  • May 26

    "Preposterous" Conflicts (Potentially Important Precedents)

    "Preposterous" Conflicts (Potentially Important Precedents)
    Significant ink spilled in recent days on a conflict accusation facing Kirkland and Ellis. First, Kirkland responds to Mylan's disqualification attempt: "Kirkland Blasts 'Preposterous' Mylan Conflicts Claims Ahead of Hearing" -- "Kirkland…
  • May 20

    Book Review: Conflicts of Interest in the Practice of Law: Causes and Cure

    Book Review: Conflicts of Interest in the Practice of Law: Causes and Cure
    Intapp principal consultant and legal industry veteran Alexa Kokinos writes in with her review of Richard E. Flamm's latest: "Conflicts of Interest in the Practice of Law: Causes and Cures" [direct link to…
  • May 19

    Time On Your Side? (Sometimes, Somtimes Not) – Conflicts, Disqualifications & Billing Record

    Time On Your Side? (Sometimes, Somtimes Not) – Conflicts, Disqualifications & Billing Record
    Several interesting updates to share. First up: "Tensegrity DQ'ed in Suit Against Former Weil Client" -- "It's been nearly 10 years since Matthew Powers and Steven Cherensky handled patent and trade secret cases for Micron Technology Inc.…
Rank this Week: 926

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

Covers the rights of individuals injured in accidents. By the Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txinjuryblog.com/
  • May 26

    Update: Amtrak Will Install Video Cameras After Deadly Crash

    Update: Amtrak Will Install Video Cameras After Deadly Crash
    Pictured above: Emergency personnel at the scene of the accident  After the May 13th Amtrak train accident that left 8 dead and several seriously injured, Amtrak is taking steps to prevent future accidents. Today, Amtrak announced that…
  • May 14

    Amtrak Train Crash in Philadelphia Kills 8, Injures Hundred

    Amtrak Train Crash in Philadelphia Kills 8, Injures Hundred
    Pictured above: A scene from the Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia   On Tuesday night, a devastating Amtrak train derailment killed eight people and injured hundreds more that were on the train that night. The train was traveling to New…
  • May 13

    Toyota and Nissan Recall 6.5 Million Vehicles Over Airbag Concern

    Toyota and Nissan Recall 6.5 Million Vehicles Over Airbag Concern
      Pictured above: Workers at a Toyota factory in Japan.  Today, Toyota and Nissan recalled an additional 6.5 million vehicles to the 25 million that have been deemed to have potentially faulty airbags. So far, six people have died…
Rank this Week: 96

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • May 26

    What Judges Consider in Child Custody Case

    What Judges Consider in Child Custody Case
    If you're a parent who is getting divorced, the simplest, most effective way to decide on child custody is to reach an agreement with your soon to be ex-spouse. However, life and divorce are rarely simple. If you're already concerned that…
  • May 25

    Alimony & Taxes in California: What You Need to Know

    Alimony & Taxes in California: What You Need to Know
    Alimony, otherwise known as "spousal support" is money that one spouse pays to support the spouse with less financial resources. While California's divorce laws allow the courts to award spousal support to a former spouse during a divorce…
  • May 22

    Dividing Property & Debt in a California Divorce

    Dividing Property & Debt in a California Divorce
    If you are getting a divorce, the ideal way to divide your marital property and debts is to work out an agreement that you and your spouse feels is fair. It's important to remember that until the judge signs your agreement and issues the…
Rank this Week: 670