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The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Sep 24

    U.S. Moving Toward War with Russia

    U.S. Moving Toward War with Russia
    When historians record the U.S. war with Russia, the events of this past week may look like a road sign that went unheeded. The bombing of Syrian forces, which Washington has called “accidental,” indicates a new level of…
  • Sep 23

    Are Online Seller Arbitration Agreements Legal?

    Are Online Seller Arbitration Agreements Legal?
    Most online retailers, including Amazon and eBay, force both buyers to agree to arbitration in lieu of filing a lawsuit against them. Arbitration is an alternate dispute resolution process where a third party arbitrator will review the…
  • Sep 23

    Feel Good Friday: Texas Attorney Helping Veterans through Martial Art

    Feel Good Friday: Texas Attorney Helping Veterans through Martial Art
    This week’s Feel Good Friday (actually on Friday this week!) is about a Texas attorney helping Veterans through martial arts. Amber Pang Parra, Pharmaceutical Attorney at Justinian PLLC, not only works hard on behalf of her clients,…
Rank this Week: 973

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Sep 24

    Economic Policy and the Presidential Campaign

    Economic Policy and the Presidential Campaign
    by Neil H. BuchananLike Professors Colb and Dorf, I write a biweekly column for Justia's Verdict legal commentary website.  Our standard practice is to write an associated Dorf on Law post the same day that a Verdict column is published,…
  • Sep 23

    How the US Looks From Afar These Day

    How the US Looks From Afar These Day
    By William HausdorffWhat image does the US have abroad these crazy days? And do we care? In national elections, people are naturally inwardly focused on what the election may mean for them, their families, and their communities. But as viewed…
  • Sep 22

    Questions for Judge Katzmann

    Questions for Judge Katzmann
    by Michael DorfYesterday, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit--Chief Judge Katzmann, Judge Hall, and Judge Wesley--heard oral arguments here at Cornell Law School rather than in their usual courthouse at Foley Square…
Rank this Week: 238

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/
  • Sep 24

    Don't gloat that Texas is ahead on forensic-science reform

    Don't gloat that Texas is ahead on forensic-science reform
    Meagan Flynn at the Houston Press is right that Texas is ahead of the feds and the rest of the country right now on forensic science reform, but that fact provides cold comfort. As Grits noted in an earlier roundup, this week the president's…
  • Sep 22

    DPS on de-escalation training: We already do that

    DPS on de-escalation training: We already do that
    Among the settlement terms leaked to the press in the Sandra Bland case this week was a statement that the Texas Department of Public Safety would provide de-escalation training for current and future troopers.The Houston Chronicle reported…
  • Sep 20

    Cash-register justice, against drug-free zones, and other storie

    Cash-register justice, against drug-free zones, and other storie
    Here are a few odds and ends which merit Grits readers' attention while I'm focused elsewhere today:Williamson County to allow citations for pot, DWLIGreat news: Williamson County has decided to let Round Rock police officers issue citations…
Rank this Week: 47

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
  • Sep 24

    Privacy of a doctor under GMC investigation clashes with that of his patient

    Privacy of a doctor under GMC investigation clashes with that of his patient
    Dr DB v. General Medical Council [2016] EWHC 2331 (QB), 23 September 2016, Soole J – read judgment An interesting three-way privacy fight between a GP, a patient who had complained about his treatment by the GP, and the…
  • Sep 22

    Xenakis the fisherman and the tangle of EU law

    Xenakis the fisherman and the tangle of EU law
    Understanding Standing: Post 1 of 3 Recently, we posted on a proposed action against the European Commission, or, more precisely, the action of its president. The applicants’ greatest challenge in those proceedings will be to persuade…
  • Sep 21

    High Court calls for change in bereavement law to benefit cohabitee

    High Court calls for change in bereavement law to benefit cohabitee
    Smith v Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and another [2016] EWHC 2208 (QB) – read judgment Under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 those who live together but are not married are not entitled to damages for bereavement. The High…
Rank this Week: 130

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 58

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 219

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

Covers legal and ethical issues for Canadian charities. By Mark Blumberg.

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 317

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
  • Sep 24

    Non-Apology Apologies, Ethics, and Lawyer

    Non-Apology Apologies, Ethics, and Lawyer
    In my post, Non-Apology Apologies, Part 2, I briefly described Wells Fargo’s acceptance of responsibility but refusal to apologize for its fraudulent practices in creating accounts without customers’ authorization. This post…
  • Sep 21

    Schedule for the Tower of Babel Symposium

    Schedule for the Tower of Babel Symposium
    The University of Missouri’s symposium, Moving Negotiation Theory from the Tower of Babel Toward a World of Mutual Understanding, will take place on Friday, October 7, from 9 am to noon Central Time. We recently set the schedule for the…
  • Sep 18

    Bad Decisions to Go to Trial

    Bad Decisions to Go to Trial
    You may be familiar with the Randall Kiser et al. study, Let’s Not Make a Deal: An Empirical Study of Decision Making in Unsuccessful Settlement Negotiations, 5 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 551 (2008), which replicated amazing…
Rank this Week: 380

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

Covers family law the the family justice system in the United Kingdom.

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Sep 24

    Judges – could you take part in this survey?

    Judges – could you take part in this survey?
    Julie Doughty at Cardiff University has been funded by the Nuffield Foundation to do research on responses to the January 2014 practice guidance on sending judgments to Bailii. She has asked me to gently remind any family court judges who may…
  • Sep 19

    Really serious and imminent

    Really serious and imminent
    Newsflash : We’re all flat out and it ain’t getting any better. I hadn’t noticed. The President however, has time for the production of two views in the space of a month. And in this one are some shocking figures. He is…
  • Sep 18

    Gotta licence to eat cake…

    Gotta licence to eat cake…
    OK ok, last running update before the race. I made my 13 miles in my last training run. Just. I am feeling positive again. And also a bit elated it is almost over… Thanks to everyone who has donated. We’ve now raised a smashing…
Rank this Week: 947

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Sep 24

    Sterling Hayden: Our Purest Lover of Being Alive.

    Sterling Hayden: Our Purest Lover of Being Alive.
    Although Hayden (1916-1986) was not in love with Hollywood or acting, he was a highly regarded actor who was cast in westerns, action films and film noir for over forty years, usually as a leading man. He was also a...
  • Sep 21

    Ben Disraeli on Bad Books.

    Ben Disraeli on Bad Books.
    Books are fatal: they are the curse of the human race. Nine-tenths of existing books are nonsense, and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense. --Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) "Dizzy"...
  • Sep 21

    Richard "Racehorse" Haynes: Why I didn't win every trial.

    Richard "Racehorse" Haynes: Why I didn't win every trial.
    I would have won them all if my clients hadn’t kept reloading and firing. --Richard "Racehorse" Haynes, in March 2009 ABA Journal article by Mark Curriden. War hero (he's a decorated ex-Marine who fought in the Battle of Iwo...
Rank this Week: 75

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    The Inapplicability of Money Lending Laws to Regulated NBFC

    The Inapplicability of Money Lending Laws to Regulated NBFC
    [The following guest post is contributed by Munmi Phukon, who is a Senior Manager in the Corporate Law Division at Vinod Kothari & Co.]IntroductionIn 2011, a landmark judgment of the Gujarat High Court in Radhe Estate Developers Vs.…
  • Sep 22

    Exempted inter-se transfer amounts to ‘sale’

    Exempted inter-se transfer amounts to ‘sale’
    [The following post is contributed by Supreme Waskar, who is a corporate lawyer in Mumbai]In an earlier post on February 18, 2012, Mr. Umakanth Varottil had discussedthe informal guidance issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of…
  • Sep 18

    Takeover Regulations and the Banking Sector

    Takeover Regulations and the Banking Sector
    Two separate but recent developments underscore the need to treat the banking sector differently when it comes to compliance with the SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations, 2011 (the “Takeover…
Rank this Week: 304

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

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

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 128

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    Kanetake & Cai: Chinese and Japanese Perspectives on UN Sanction

    Kanetake & Cai: Chinese and Japanese Perspectives on UN Sanction
    Machiko Kanetake (Utrecht Univ. - Law) & Cai Congyan (Xiamen Univ. - Law) have posted Chinese and Japanese Perspectives on UN Sanctions (in Research Handbook on UN Sanctions and International Law, Larissa van den Herik ed., forthcoming).…
  • Sep 23

    Bartels: The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit

    Bartels: The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit
    Lorand Bartels (Univ. of Cambridge - Law) has posted The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit. Here's the abstract:It has become conventional wisdom that once the UK leaves the EU it will have to renegotiate core aspects of its WTO rights and…
  • Sep 23

    Call for Submissions: BYBIL Symposium on "The Iraq Inquiry Report"

    Call for Submissions: BYBIL Symposium on "The Iraq Inquiry Report"
    The British Yearbook of International Law has issued a call for submissions for a symposium on "The Iraq Inquiry Report," which will be featured in its 2016 volume. Here's the call: CALL FOR PAPERS FOR A SYMPOSIUMThe Iraq Inquiry ReportThe…
Rank this Week: 48

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    If you like your plan, Nebraska style

    If you like your plan, Nebraska style
    Cornhusker State insureds (and potential insureds) just lost another opportunity:"Blue Cross drops out of Nebraska's Obamacare marketplace"That leaves just two carriers on the state's Exchange, one of which has a substantial Medicaid presence…
  • Sep 23

    Back to the Future?

    Back to the Future?
    Regular readers will recognize Cornerstone: they've been a great resource for me both professionally and for the blog. Steve Geis, Cornerstone's VP of Employee Benefits, recently penned a really interesting article that was emailed to their…
  • Sep 22

    Health Wonk Review: Mazel Tov to CHII edition

    Health Wonk Review: Mazel Tov to CHII edition
    Our good friend Louise Norris, co-proprietor (along with her husband Jay) of the Colorado Health Insurance Insider blog hosts this week's round-up of health care wonkery. And it's extra special because they're celebrating the blog's 10 year…
Rank this Week: 59

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 23

    Role of “commentaries” key to significance of ICRC project

    Role of “commentaries” key to significance of ICRC project
    The role of “commentaries” in the shaping of contemporary international law proved a recurring question in the just-concluded morning public plenary of today’s conference, “Humanity’s Common Heritage: 2016…
  • Sep 22

    Protecting the Safety of Journalists: the Role of the African Court

    Protecting the Safety of Journalists: the Role of the African Court
    On 10 September, the African Court and UNESCO convened a seminar on “Strengthening judiciary systems and African Courts to protect the safety of journalists and end impunity” in Arusha, Tanzania. Attended by some 100 participants,…
  • Sep 21

    ‘The EU Social Market Economy: Challenges and Opportunities’

    ‘The EU Social Market Economy: Challenges and Opportunities’
    Invitation ‘The EU Social Market Economy: Challenges and Opportunities’ Date: Friday September, 23th 2016 Time: 9.30 am-4 pm (registration at the venue from 8.30) Venue: Renehan Hall, South Campus, Maynooth University The…
Rank this Week: 40

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/
  • Sep 23

    Consent Suspension In Louisiana

    Consent Suspension In Louisiana
    The Louisiana Supreme Court accepted a consent suspension of an attorney whose federal suspension was recently affirmed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Respondent and the Office of Disciplinary Counsel submitted a…
  • Sep 23

    Not To Late To Sue

    Not To Late To Sue
    A legal malpractice suit was not time-barred, according to an opinion of the Alaska Supreme Court. A client personally financed the sale of his business corporation. His attorney drafted documents that secured the buyer’s debt with…
  • Sep 23

    Benefit Of The Doubt

    Benefit Of The Doubt
    The Illinois Review Board has recommended a 60-day suspension for litigation misconduct that mostly took place in the last century. The events that led to this disciplinary matter are part of an epic and Byzantine saga of litigation in…
Rank this Week: 63

National Insurance Law Forum

National Insurance Law Forum

Discussion forum among insurance industry professionals, risk managers, attorneys, policyholders, students, and others with an interest in the development of American insurance law.

http://www.insurancelawforum.com/
  • Sep 23

    FountainCourt

    FountainCourt
    The Oregon Supreme Court held yesterday that an insurer may be liable for a full jury award for property damages against its insured if the insurer fails to refute the insured’s factual position that it was impossible to determine what…
  • Aug 30

    Client Questions About Settlement

    Client Questions About Settlement
    One of the most common mistakes that insurance adjusters, and even some attorney practitioners, make during settlement negotiations is failing to anticipate all of the essential elements of the settlement agreement. Such oversights may result…
  • Aug 15

    Attorney-Client Privilege

    Attorney-Client Privilege
    The Washington Court of Appeals’ recent decision in Steel v. Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Co., 2016 WL 4001431 (2016) should be of interest to those seeking (or seeking to preclude) the production of attorney-client privileged and…
Rank this Week: 654

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Sports; Internal Investigations: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network

    Sports; Internal Investigations: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network
    Well over here in Seattle we’re ready to get our typical Fall weekend started: Clouds, falling leaves, and catching up on what we’ve missed during all that Clio coverage. Speaking of, don’t miss this week’s new to the…
  • Sep 20

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: MasterCard, Galaxy Note 7, and China Employment Laws.

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: MasterCard, Galaxy Note 7, and China Employment Laws.
    Before you dig in to our Top 10, make sure to check out our #ClioCloud9 coverage over on LXBN. Now here’s Tuesdays Top 10 in Law Blogs: Federal Court in D.C. Rules Against FEC in Important Disclosure Case – …
  • Sep 19

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Honesty, Rhode Island, and Tribe

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Honesty, Rhode Island, and Tribe
    Phew—well as you may have noticed, over on LXBN we’re all Clio all the time. We’ve got some comprehensive conference coverage going, and there’ve been some fascinating speakers. Check it out. And then, read…
Rank this Week: 33

Photo Attorney

Photo Attorney

Covers legal issues for photographers. By Carolyn E. Wright.

http://www.photoattorney.com
  • Sep 23

    Sign Copyright Alliance’s Letter to Political Candidate

    Sign Copyright Alliance’s Letter to Political Candidate
    ~From the Copyright Alliance~ Dear Creators, As election season grows closer and important copyright issues take center stage, please sign our letter reminding candidates of the vital role that copyright, free expression, creativity and…
  • Sep 22

    Photography and the Law Courses on LinkedIn Learning

    Photography and the Law Courses on LinkedIn Learning
    LinkedIn announced today the launch of LinkedIn Learning, an online learning platform enabling individuals and organizations to achieve their objectives and aspirations. LinkedIn’s goal is to help people discover and develop the skills…
  • Sep 15

    Do You Want to Remove Your ID Info from Copyright Office Records?

    Do You Want to Remove Your ID Info from Copyright Office Records?
    The U.S. Copyright Office today published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”), seeking public comment on proposed new rules related to personally identifiable information (“PII”) that may be found in the…
Rank this Week: 349

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 127

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 109

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

WKL&B WOrkDay Blog

Covers labor and employment law developments. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/blog
Rank this Week: 416

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Sep 23

    Warm Winter For Chicago Market?

    Warm Winter For Chicago Market?
    As Chicago clings to the last vestiges of summer, its lateral market mirrors its favorable conditions.
  • Sep 23

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.23.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.23.16
    * Kim Kardashian wants to go to law school. Maybe she should worry about a Bachelor's degree first. [Daily Caller] * The U.S. is falling behind the international standard for court transparency. [Fix the Court] * The struggles facing…
  • Sep 23

    The Origin Of The Politicization Of The White House

    The Origin Of The Politicization Of The White House
    It wasn't always like this.
Rank this Week: 4

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Sep 23

    What President Hillary Clinton would do on Day 1

    What President Hillary Clinton would do on Day 1
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: This week, we’re taking a close look at how the presidential candidates might actually govern. Last night, the focus was on what Donald Trump’s early days in office could look…
  • Sep 7

    Ginsburg: ‘Cooler heads will prevail’ on high court nominee

    Ginsburg: ‘Cooler heads will prevail’ on high court nominee
    Photo by Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Wednesday that she thinks “cooler heads will prevail” in the Senate, where Republican…
  • Aug 24

    Where do the presidential candidates stand on Supreme Court nominees?

    Where do the presidential candidates stand on Supreme Court nominees?
    Photo of U.S. Supreme Court by Paul J. Richards/Getty Images WASHINGTON — No one likes an even number on a court that makes decisions by majority vote. Yet that’s just what the Supreme Court has been left with, eight justices,…
Rank this Week: 998

HIPAA Blog

HIPAA Blog

Features a discussion of medical privacy. By Jeffrey P. Drummond.

http://hipaablog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    Magical Incantations of Blockchain: I must…

    Magical Incantations of Blockchain: I must confess: I was a liberal arts major, and I've never written a line of code in my life.  So maybe I'm just an idiot (a real possibility), but I just don't see how Blockchain works, and how it's going…
  • Sep 22

    Want Some Free HIPAA Advice? Are you a…

    Want Some Free HIPAA Advice? Are you a North Texas healthcare provider looking for help and ideas on how to conduct a good risk analysis for your organization?  How would you like the assistance of a dozen Masters of Healthcare Management…
  • Sep 22

    Providers Must Understand [and Practice]…

    Providers Must Understand [and Practice] Cybersecurity: Ft. Worth's own Theresa Meadows serves on HHS' Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force and has some good points to make.  Like understanding your risks.  
Rank this Week: 642

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 14

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Sep 23

    TWiL 361: We're Tracking Snorlax, What's Tracking You?

    TWiL 361: We're Tracking Snorlax, What's Tracking You?
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane, J. Michael Keyes Guest: Franziska Roesner Beyonce and Scène à faire, Web tracking over the past 20 years, the new rules for self driving cars, IoT privacy etiquette and more! Download or…
  • Sep 16

    TWiL 360: Miniature UAV, You Complete Me

    TWiL 360: Miniature UAV, You Complete Me
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane, J. Michael Keyes Guest: Scot Refsland, Ph.D. Playboy and copyright over web links to its images, do longer tweets change their copyrightability?  YouTube is fixing Content ID, a girl sues parents over…
  • Sep 9

    TWiL 359: My Fridge Is Playing Tetri

    TWiL 359: My Fridge Is Playing Tetri
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane Guest: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ Star Trek fan films, Fr. Robert Ballecer on the new drone rules from the FAA, security and the Internet of Things, a national park is granted personhood and more! Download…
Rank this Week: 291

Legal Developments In…

Legal Developments In Non-Competition Agreements

Reviews recent cases involving non-competition agreements and related claims. By Kenneth J. Vanko.

http://www.non-competes.com/
  • Sep 23

    Deconstructing the Trump Campaign's Non-Compete Agreement

    Deconstructing the Trump Campaign's Non-Compete Agreement
    The inspiration for this post comes from Donna Ballman's terrific blog and her latest post today, titled "Trump Campaign Noncompete Agreements May Break Multiple Laws."It probably comes as no surprise that Trump's noncompete agreement sucks…
  • Sep 23

    Rhode Island Bars Physician Non-Compete

    Rhode Island Bars Physician Non-Compete
    Only rarely do courts strike non-competes on the final element of the three-part reasonableness test: whether enforcement would be contrary to a public interest.Earlier this year, a Rhode Island court followed Massachusetts' lead and held…
  • Sep 12

    Illinois Appellate Court Announces a "Test" to Evaluate Bad Faith in Trade Secrets Claim

    Illinois Appellate Court Announces a "Test" to Evaluate Bad Faith in Trade Secrets Claim
    In Conxall Corp. v. iCONN Systems, LLC, the First District Appellate Court of Illinois set forth what only loosely can be described as a "test" for determining when a party maintains an action for trade secrets misappropriation in bad…
Rank this Week: 791

InfoBytes Blog

InfoBytes Blog

Monitors and reports on news, legal developments and legislative actions affecting the financial services industry. By Buckley Sandler LLP.

http://www.infobytesblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Congress Seeks Answers from Bank CEO and Federal Bank Regulator

    Congress Seeks Answers from Bank CEO and Federal Bank Regulator
    On September 20, the CEO of a major national bank faced questions from the House Financial Services Committee over consumer account practices uncovered during a recent enforcement action by the CFPB. The CEO will return to Capitol Hill on…
  • Sep 23

    CFPB Sues Title Lenders for Failure to Post APR

    CFPB Sues Title Lenders for Failure to Post APR
    On September 21, the CFPB announced that it had filed five separate administrative actions against online auto title lenders formed in and operating out of Arizona. In the Notice of Charges to each company, the CFPB alleges that the lender…
  • Sep 23

    OCC Lays Out Supervision Plan for 2017

    OCC Lays Out Supervision Plan for 2017
    On September 14, the OCC released its bank supervision operating plan for fiscal year 2017. The plan identifies the OCC’s priority objectives, which include: (i) commercial and retail loan underwriting; (ii) business model…
Rank this Week: 921

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    How to Figure Out What You Need to Spend on Law Firm Marketing

    How to Figure Out What You Need to Spend on Law Firm Marketing
    When it comes to law firm marketing, it takes 7 to 10 meaningful “touches” to move someone through the sales process to get them to the point where they are ready to hire you. (A “touch” is an interaction between…
  • Sep 21

    Learn How to Launch a Mass Tort Practice

    Learn How to Launch a Mass Tort Practice
    I know there are many attorneys who have wondered at one time or another if they should pursue a mass tort practice. After all, mass torts is a highly lucrative area of practice for personal injury attorneys — much more so than if you…
  • Sep 20

    4 Reasons You Don’t Get More Referrals & How to Fix It

    4 Reasons You Don’t Get More Referrals & How to Fix It
    There are four primary reasons attorneys don’t receive more referrals: Your referral sources are not adequately educated about what you do You are too vague about who your perfect client is You…
Rank this Week: 384

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: 24

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/
  • Sep 23

    Employee Health Care Deductibles Continue to Rise

    Employee Health Care Deductibles Continue to Rise
    The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) and Health Research & Educational Trust recently released their 2016 Employer Health Benefits Survey.  The Survey revealed “83% of covered workers have a general annual deductible for single…
  • Sep 21

    HeinOnline: US Congressional Documents Library

    HeinOnline: US Congressional Documents Library
    The US Congressional Documents Library in HeinOnline is a true hidden gem that you have access to at your fingertips!  Contained in this library you will find the Congressional Record, Congressional Budget Office documents, Congressional…
  • Sep 20

    HeinOnline’s CFR and Federal Register Librarie

    HeinOnline’s CFR and Federal Register Librarie
    In yesterday’s blog we talked about HeinOnline’s law journal library.  Today we are going to highlight the Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) libraries on Hein.  As stated yesterday, Hein is a great…
Rank this Week: 419

State Bar of Texas Blog

State Bar of Texas Blog

Features Texas lawyers and legal professionals. By the State Bar of Texas.

http://blog.texasbar.com/
  • Sep 23

    Dallas Bar honors excellence in legal reporting

    Dallas Bar honors excellence in legal reporting
    The Dallas Bar Association honored Dallas-Fort Worth area journalists who exemplify excellence in legal reporting with its 33rd Annual Stephen Philbin Awards on Friday. The grand prize was awarded to Michael Hall of Texas Monthly for…
  • Sep 23

    Scams Continue to Target Texas Attorney

    Scams Continue to Target Texas Attorney
    Update: 9/23/16: A San Antonio lawyer has notified the State Bar of Texas that he received a fraudulent check as part of an attempted scam. View the fraudulent check and scam letter. Update 2/26/16: We received a report about another…
  • Sep 22

    Texas Court of Criminal Appeals celebrates 125 year

    Texas Court of Criminal Appeals celebrates 125 year
    The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals celebrated its 125-year anniversary with a celebration in its courtroom on Thursday. “For a moment, consider what it was like in 1891,” Presiding Judge Sharon Keller said, listing off the…
Rank this Week: 811

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer…

Florida Estate Planning Lawyer Blog

Covers estate planning, probate, taxes, elder law, business law and employment law issues. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.floridaestateplanninglawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Promise To Establish A Trust In The Future

    Promise To Establish A Trust In The Future
    The general rule in estate planning is that if something is not in writing it usually will not be legally valid.  For instance, Florida law requires a Will or trust must be in writing to be effective.  However, one question we often…
  • Sep 12

    Florida Homes Titled A Certain Way Not Qualify As A Homestead.

    Florida Homes Titled A Certain Way Not Qualify As A Homestead.
    Florida offers some of the strongest homestead protection laws in all of the United States.  When a resident of Florida dies, the law protects the surviving spouse and minor children from becoming homeless by preventing the decedent from…
  • Sep 9

    Jurisdiction of Florida Trust Case

    Jurisdiction of Florida Trust Case
    Florida Trust Code & the Florida Long Arm Statute There are many estate planning benefits for creating a revocable or irrevocable trust in Florida. Trusts can help our Jacksonville clients avoid probate, efficiently manage assets, save…
Rank this Week: 225

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/
  • Sep 23

    Kentucky Supreme Court Embraces Dendrite Standard

    Kentucky Supreme Court Embraces Dendrite Standard
    by Paul Alan Levy In Doe v. Coleman, a decision issued yesterday, the Kentucky Supreme Court overruled a decision of the state court of appeals which, considering the validity of a subpoena to identify defendants who had been sued for...
  • Sep 22

    What I Learned From Listening to Wells Fargo's CEO Stumpf Testify (and to Senator Warren's and Brown's Questions)

    What I Learned From Listening to Wells Fargo's CEO Stumpf Testify (and to Senator Warren's and Brown's Questions)
    by Jeff Sovern As we noted yesterday, on Tuesday, Wells Fargo CEO John G. Stumpf testified before the Senate Banking Committee about the Wells Fargo Customer Fraud Fiasco. Video is available here and Senator Elizabeth Warren's two rounds of…
  • Sep 21

    HuffPo: Here’s Why Republicans Are Suddenly Demanding Tougher Bank Regulation

    HuffPo: Here’s Why Republicans Are Suddenly Demanding Tougher Bank Regulation
    Here. Excerpt: Republicans don’t like the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. They opposed the very idea of the watchdog when Elizabeth Warren first proposed its creation, and they have been trying to defang and defund it ever since…
Rank this Week: 72

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Miami Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure and mortgage mediation. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

http://www.miamiforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Wells Fargo Pulled Off a Massive Scam for Five Years. Here’s How.

    Wells Fargo Pulled Off a Massive Scam for Five Years. Here’s How.
    For at least five years, Wells Fargo was engaged in a practice of secretly opening some 2 million phony credit card and deposit accounts in an effort to put multiple banking products in customers’ hands. That kind of growth strategy was…
  • Jul 14

    Feds Give Up Mortgage Fraud Case Against Countrywide’s Mozilo

    Feds Give Up Mortgage Fraud Case Against Countrywide’s Mozilo
    Prosecutors with the U.S. Justice Department are reportedly giving up their quest to take action against the co-founder of Countrywide Financial Corp. for his alleged role in doling out risky subprime mortgages that played a major role the…
  • Jul 14

    Feds Give Up Mortgage Fraud Case Against Countrywide’s Mozilo

    Feds Give Up Mortgage Fraud Case Against Countrywide’s Mozilo
    Prosecutors with the U.S. Justice Department are reportedly giving up their quest to take action against the co-founder of Countrywide Financial Corp. for his alleged role in doling out risky subprime mortgages that played a major role the…
Rank this Week: 832

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 23

    Polls and the Importance of Question Wording

    Polls and the Importance of Question Wording
    In mid-August, Bill and I both noted a poll by the Institute for Government Studies at Berkeley on the competing death penalty propositions.  That poll found the repeal proposition losing by 45-55 and the reform proposition winning by a…
  • Sep 22

    Stop and Frisk

    Stop and Frisk
    The controversy over the practice of "stop and frisk" has entered the presidential campaign.  Let's begin with a trivia question.  Who wrote the Supreme Court decision upholding "stop and frisk" upon reasonable suspicion?(a) …
  • Sep 21

    Justice Scalia, Prof. Amar, the Exclusionary Rule, and Utah v. Strieff

    Justice Scalia, Prof. Amar, the Exclusionary Rule, and Utah v. Strieff
    Akhil Reed Amar of Yale Law is a rarity -- a prominent legal academic who has his head screwed on straight when it comes to the Fourth Amendment exclusionary rule.  He has this post at SCOTUSblog titled The Court after...
Rank this Week: 322

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 23

    Dear Tribal Leader Letter Announcing Consultation Dates Regarding Infrastructure (Pipeline) Decision

    Dear Tribal Leader Letter Announcing Consultation Dates Regarding Infrastructure (Pipeline) Decision
    Here. Additional information here along with dates and locations of the listening sessions. Recent events have highlighted the need for a broader review and consultation as to how, prospectively, Federal decisionmaking on…
  • Sep 23

    Friday Job Announcement

    Friday Job Announcement
    Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Department of the Interior…
  • Sep 23

    MSU Paints the Rock in Support of #NoDAPL for Michigan Indian Day

    MSU Paints the Rock in Support of #NoDAPL for Michigan Indian Day
    Volunteers guarded all day and night so the rock along the Red Cedar River at Michigan State University’s campus could be viewed on the 42nd anniversary of Michigan Indian Day.
Rank this Week: 73

Louisiana Law Blog

Louisiana Law Blog

Insight and information on Louisiana law, litigation and legal culture. By Kean Miller.

http://www.louisianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 756

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Sep 23

    CloudNine Voted as a Leading eDiscovery Provider in Three Categories by New York Law Journal Reader

    CloudNine Voted as a Leading eDiscovery Provider in Three Categories by New York Law Journal Reader
    CloudNine today announced that it has been recognized as a leading eDiscovery platform in three categories according to the Seventh Annual New Your Law Journal Reader Rankings. The post CloudNine Voted as a Leading eDiscovery Provider in…
  • Sep 22

    Drinks with Me, On Me!: eDiscovery Trend

    Drinks with Me, On Me!: eDiscovery Trend
    The ARMA Live! Conference & Expo for Records Management and Information Governance professionals is coming to San Antonio this Sunday for three days and CloudNine will be there. If you plan to attend the show or are in the San Antonio…
  • Sep 21

    Hashing Out the Idea of a Standard Hash Algorithm for Vendors: eDiscovery Best Practice

    Hashing Out the Idea of a Standard Hash Algorithm for Vendors: eDiscovery Best Practice
    In a blog post earlier this month, Craig Ball discussed the question (which was posed at the recent ILTACON conference by Beth Patterson, Chief Legal & Technology Services Officer for Allens) of why eDiscovery service providers…
Rank this Week: 920

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 984

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Sep 23

    No infringement; claims invalid in Intel v. HTC case

    No infringement; claims invalid in Intel v. HTC case
    Chalk another one up for the double loss column for plaintiffs. After a pair of plaintiff wins last week in Tyler and Marshall, a patent plaintiff lost on both infringement and invalidity today. A Marshall jury in Judge Gilstrap's court...
  • Sep 21

    Cybersecurity for Law Firms - Presentation at 40th Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation conference

    Cybersecurity for Law Firms - Presentation at 40th Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation conference
    Well, if you're going to miss me talking about the effect of the new federal rules on discovery and pleadings on patent litigation in Plano in November, or moderating a panel on trade secret litigation at the EDTX bench/bar in...
  • Sep 20

    Institute for Law and Technology’s 54th Annual Conference on IP Law - Plano, TX

    Institute for Law and Technology’s 54th Annual Conference on IP Law - Plano, TX
    My cochair Steve Malin (Chen Malin) and I would like to invite you to attend the Institute for Law and Technology’s 54th Annual Conference on Intellectual Property Law. The program will be held November 14-15, 2016 at the Center for...
Rank this Week: 199

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

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

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    Job Posting:University of Colorado Denver

    Job Posting:University of Colorado Denver
    The Ombuds Office for the University of Colorado Denver is hiring a full-time Ombuds for its Anschutz Medical Campus.  The position will work with faculty, staff, and students at AMC's health sciences programs, including schools of…
  • Sep 23

    FCO/ACCUO Seeks Submissions for 2017 Joint Conference

    FCO/ACCUO Seeks Submissions for 2017 Joint Conference
    In anticipation of its next biennial joint conference, the Forum of Canadian Ombudsman and the Association of Canadian College and University Ombudspersons have issued a call for papers.  The theme of the conference, set for May…
  • Sep 21

    Administrative Conference of the United States Publishes First Draft of Federal Ombuds Study

    Administrative Conference of the United States Publishes First Draft of Federal Ombuds Study
    ACUS has released a draft report titled: "A Reappraisal - The Nature and Value of Ombudsmen in Federal Agencies."  Produced by researchers with chiResolutions, the report seeks: 1. to identify federal Ombuds and…
Rank this Week: 144

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/
  • Sep 23

    It's Friday and Now Your Poor Dear Abuela Finally Has Some Limited Procedural Rights!

    It's Friday and Now Your Poor Dear Abuela Finally Has Some Limited Procedural Rights!
    BTW this will all end if Crazy Eyes packs the court with cronies, but let's enjoy right now peoples:This case concerns whether the father is bound by an arbitration clause in a nursing home contract signed by Hampton Court and the son, but…
  • Sep 22

    Something About This Doesn't Seem Quite Right.

    Something About This Doesn't Seem Quite Right.
    Is anyone else really troubled by these leaked emails:“Take Koch’s [sic] money,” Kate Doner, Walker’s fundraising consultant, urged him in September 2011. “Get on a plane to Vegas and sit down with Sheldon…
  • Sep 21

    3d DCA Watch -- International Day of Peace Edition!

    3d DCA Watch -- International Day of Peace Edition!
    Is peace a desirable goal anymore?Was it ever?Hard to say with all the crazies out and about, but there are nice initiatives today that people shouldn't dump on (is that too much to ask?).Ugg I'm getting sick of people.In other news, bunker…
Rank this Week: 200

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile accidents, class actions, products liability, workers compensation and other personal injury topics. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Are Schools in Miami and Florida Responsible for Injuries?

    Are Schools in Miami and Florida Responsible for Injuries?
    If your child is seriously injured at school, you may wonder whether the school is responsible for your child. After all, when you send your child to get an education, you expect them to stay safe. If your child is injured, do you have a…
  • Sep 15

    Getting a Denial for a Workers’ Compensation Claim After a Job Injury in Hollywood?

    Getting a Denial for a Workers’ Compensation Claim After a Job Injury in Hollywood?
    Workers compensation benefits in Florida are meant to protect workers who have suffered an on-the-job injury in Hollywood, Homestead, or any Florida community. The workers’ compensation program is paid for by the employer either through…
  • Sep 8

    Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Can Stay Hidden for Year

    Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Can Stay Hidden for Year
    Nursing home abuse and neglect in Homestead and other communities can go undetected for years. Unfortunately, this can have terrible consequences as those who are affected by neglect and abuse can become ill, can suffer injuries, or can even…
Rank this Week: 993