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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
  • Sep 19

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 9/19/2014

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 9/19/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Criminal Opinions Body: SC19170 - State v. Revels (The defendant...appeals  from his judgment of conviction, following a jury trial, of murder in violation of General Statutes § 53a-54a.  On appeal,…
  • Sep 18

    Cohabitation Agreements in Connecticut - 2014 edition

    Cohabitation Agreements in Connecticut - 2014 edition
    Category: FYI;Legal Research;Self-Help Body: The 2014 edition of Cohabitation Agreements in Connecticut has been posted to our research guides page. Published: 9/18/2014 4:00 PM
  • Sep 15

    Administrative Appeal Supreme Court Opinion - 9/15/2014

    Administrative Appeal Supreme Court Opinion - 9/15/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Administrative Appeals Opinions Body: SC19090, SC19091 - FairwindCT, Inc. v. Connecticut Siting Council ("This appeal arises from two petitions for declaratory rulings that the defendant BNE Energy, Inc. (BNE),…
Rank this Week: 196

The Attorney Marketing Center

The Attorney Marketing Center

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

http://www.attorneymarketing.com
  • Sep 19

    Networking: how to make a great second impression

    Networking: how to make a great second impression
    You’ve met someone new, through networking in person or online. You’ve done the card exchange, traded links, and said, “let’s keep in touch”. What now? How do you bridge the gap between first contact…
  • Sep 18

    How to use your new client intake sheet to get more referral

    How to use your new client intake sheet to get more referral
    There’s a very simple way to get more referrals from your clients. It will also help you build your newsletter list and meet more referral sources. All you have to do is add two things to your client intake sheet. The first addition is…
  • Sep 17

    Finding time for getting things done

    Finding time for getting things done
    Spinning plates. Putting out fires. Treading water. Does this sum up a good portion of your day? Lawyers are paid to solve problems. Other people’s, not our own. If you’re spending too much time solving your own problems, you…
Rank this Week: 657

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Sep 19

    Jury Verdicts: Guilty, Guilty, and Guilty in PCA Criminal Trial

    Jury Verdicts: Guilty, Guilty, and Guilty in PCA Criminal Trial
    Former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell, his brother and one-time peanut broker, Michael Parnell, and Mary Wilkerson, former quality control manager at the company’s Blakely, GA, plant, were all found guilty today by…
  • Sep 19

    Dried Fish Recalled for Possible Botulism Contamination

    Dried Fish Recalled for Possible Botulism Contamination
    S&S Food Import Corp. is recalling all packages of Uneviscerated Dried Roach (Vobla or Caspian Roach) with the following package code “Best Before 06.05.2015.” The product was distributed nationwide in 5-kg. boxes. The…
  • Sep 19

    FDA Releases Four Revised FSMA Rule

    FDA Releases Four Revised FSMA Rule
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration published its revised provisions to four of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) on Friday morning. Certain aspects of the rules for produce safety, preventive controls for human food, preventive…
Rank this Week: 60

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Covers news and information related to criminal law and life. By Charles M. Rowland II.

http://www.daytondui.com/blog/
  • Sep 19

    Centerville OVI Checkpoint (Sept. 19, 2014)

    Centerville OVI Checkpoint (Sept. 19, 2014)
    There will be a Centerville OVI checkpoint tonight from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. at South Main St. and Dale Ridge Dr.  The sobriety checkpoint will be accompanied by aggressive saturation patrols in and around the area.  Be safe and…
  • Sep 19

    When Stopped On Suspicion of DUI – Should I Blow?

    When Stopped On Suspicion of DUI – Should I Blow?
    When you are stopped on suspicion of DUI the question becomes – “Should I Blow?”  Unfortunately, the answer is “maybe” and involves a very complicated investigation of the facts of your case and your…
  • Sep 17

    Drunk And Disorderly, A Definition

    Drunk And Disorderly, A Definition
    Drunk and Disorderly! The crime of disorderly conduct while intoxicated is a violation of O.R.C. 2917.11.  The crime of disorderly conduct is also know, and often charged, as public intoxication.  This…
Rank this Week: 910

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Al-Nashiri: USG Appeals Dismissal of French Oil Tanker Charge

    Al-Nashiri: USG Appeals Dismissal of French Oil Tanker Charge
    The United States today appealed an adverse ruling in the capital military commission case against Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri. The Guantanamo detainee stands accused, among other things, of orchestrating the 2000 attack on the U.S.S.…
  • Sep 19

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    Last night, Scotland rejected rupturing its 307-year old bond with the United Kingdom, with 54-55% of registered voters voting against independence. According to the Washington Post, the tally for the “no” camp was higher than…
  • Sep 19

    Breaking News: Government Agency Bulk Collecting Twitter Data

    Breaking News: Government Agency Bulk Collecting Twitter Data
    I was at the National Security Agency yesterday giving a Constitution Day speech and I learned details of a shocking collection program: The government is bulk collecting all traffic on Twitter. Under a program menacingly called…
Rank this Week: 70

Pepper Podcasts

Pepper Podcasts

Features Interviews with senior attorneys on emerging legal issues. By Pepper Hamilton.

http://www.pepperpodcasts.com/pepper_podcasts/
  • Sep 19

    Lawsuit Contests Ban on Wall Street Cash for State Pol

    Lawsuit Contests Ban on Wall Street Cash for State Pol
    Pepper partner Gregory J. Nowak recently appeared on Newsmax TV to discuss a lawsuit filed by one that seeks to end a Securities and Exchange Commission ban on political contributions from Wall Street firms to governors and other state…
  • Sep 12

    Thomson Reuters Session - SEC Approves New Rules to Addre

    Thomson Reuters Session - SEC Approves New Rules to Addre
    On September 9, 2014, Pepper Hamilton attorneys Gregory J. Nowak and John P. Falco spoke on a webinar for West LegalEdcenter, part of Thomson Reuters. This podcast is a recording of this webinar. On July 23 the Securities and Exchange...
  • Jun 2

    Hot Topics Roundtable for Fund Managers - Cybersecurity, Valuation, and More

    Hot Topics Roundtable for Fund Managers - Cybersecurity, Valuation, and More
    Representatives from Pepper Hamilton, Duff & Phelps and Freeh Group International Solutions (FGIS) led a fast-paced, interactive discussion of some of the hottest topics in the fund managing world. This podcast is a recording of this…
Rank this Week: 433

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 19

    Yvonne Keshick Awarded NEA National Heritage Fellowship for Quillwork

    Yvonne Keshick Awarded NEA National Heritage Fellowship for Quillwork
    Here. A basket maker and porcupine quillwork, Yvonne Walker Keshick creates birchbark masterpieces realistically decorated with quills that depict natural images as well as cultural symbols of the Odawa tribe. Also a devoted teacher, she has…
  • Sep 19

    Big Lagoon En Banc Oral Argument Material

    Big Lagoon En Banc Oral Argument Material
    Here is “Small Native American Tribe and U.S. Duke It Out at the 9th Circuit.” This seems like a misleading headline since the tribe and Feds were on the same side. In short, argument seemed to go well for tribal … Continue…
  • Sep 19

    Public Land and Resources Law Review Call for Paper

    Public Land and Resources Law Review Call for Paper
    The Public Land and Resource Law Review is interested in receiving articles for possible submission in the law review. They have expressed a particular interest in articles dealing with Indian law issues. Please consider submitting articles!…
Rank this Week: 73

Southern California Injury Law…

Southern California Injury Law Blog

Covers car accidents, dog bites, injuries, insurance disputes, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents and wills and trusts. By Allen Flatt Ballidis & Leslie.

http://www.californiainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Ontario: Two Killed in Teen Driver Car Crash

    Ontario: Two Killed in Teen Driver Car Crash
    At about 10:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 18, 2014, two female passengers were killed in a car crash involving an unlicensed teen driver in Ontario, reported the Los Angeles Times. While traveling at a high rate of speed near South Grove…
  • Sep 11

    Should Student Injured in Newport Beach Accident Get Education Re-Do?

    Should Student Injured in Newport Beach Accident Get Education Re-Do?
    Newport Harbor High School logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)In 2011, a Newport Beach accident involving a drunk driver left Crystal Morales, then a senior at Newport Harbor High School, in a coma with a traumatic brain injury. When she returned…
  • Sep 5

    Six Get Food Poisoning at Newport Beach Restaurant

    Six Get Food Poisoning at Newport Beach Restaurant
    Shigella boydii (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Six people experienced the symptoms of food poisoning after eating at Newport Beach restaurant True Food Kitchen, reported the Orange County Register. After eating at the Fashion Island restaurant,…
Rank this Week: 455

Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

Covers adoptions, business valuation, collaborative family law, debt division, grandparent visitation, maintenance, relocation and same sex issues. By Diana L. Skaggs.

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
Rank this Week: 236

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 248

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Sep 19

    Full time secretary/legal assistant needed for small law firm!

    Full time secretary/legal assistant needed for small law firm!
    Full time secretary/legal assistant needed for small law firm, some legal experience is preferred, but not required. Hours will be Mon-Fri 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required. Please email resume and references,…
  • Sep 19

    Full time secretary/legal assistant needed for small law firm!

    Full time secretary/legal assistant needed for small law firm!
    Full time secretary/legal assistant needed for small law firm, some legal experience is preferred, but not required. Hours will be Mon-Fri 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required. Please email resume and references,…
  • Sep 17

    Illinois Farm Bureau, parent company of COUNTRY Financial, is seeking a Paralegal in our Bloomington, Ill. home offices.

    Illinois Farm Bureau, parent company of COUNTRY Financial, is seeking a Paralegal in our Bloomington, Ill. home offices.
    Illinois Farm Bureau, parent company of COUNTRY Financial, is seeking a Paralegal in our Bloomington, Ill. home offices.  Our Paralegal performs varied legal support assignments for attorneys in all practice areas of the Office of…
Rank this Week: 309

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 22

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

Covers legal research and Internet news & information with an emphasis on Wisconsin. From the University of Wisconsin Law Library and librarian Bonnie Shucha.

http://www.law.wisc.edu/blogs/wisblawg/
  • Sep 19

    WI Voters to Consider Constitutional Amendment relating to Transportation Fund

    WI Voters to Consider Constitutional Amendment relating to Transportation Fund
    On November 4th, Wisconsin voters will decide whether to adopt a constitutional amendment relating to a transportation fund and a department of transportation. From the Brief prepared by the Legislative Reference Bureau: Currently, the…
  • Sep 3

    The US Code gets a slight reorganization

    The US Code gets a slight reorganization
    Starting on September 1st, the US Code added a new Title. Sections concerning the voting and elections that were previously found in titles 2 and 42 are now being moved to a new Title 52. The idea behind the addition is to both simplify the…
  • Jun 26

    New features on Congress.Gov

    New features on Congress.Gov
    As Thomas.gov continues to evolve into Congress.Gov, more features are being added. Recently, In Custodia Legis, the Law Library of Congress Blog, announced some of most recent bells and whistles that were added: *You can now search for…
Rank this Week: 320

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 403

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: 991

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 19

    This just in: Careers in Health Law

    This just in: Careers in Health Law
    Are you interested in a career in health law?  Check out Careers in Health Law by Lawrence Singer, Megan Bess, and Kristin Finn.  Health law is a rapidly changing field; health lawyers today do not practice the same way that they…
  • Sep 19

    Fingerprints for Ohio Character and Fitness Application

    Fingerprints for Ohio Character and Fitness Application
    The CSU Police will be at the Law School to take your fingerprints for your Character and Fitness Application on Friday October 10, 2014 from 10 am to 2 pm in the back of the Student Services Center. The cost…
  • Sep 18

    Cyberlaw Research Guide

    Cyberlaw Research Guide
    Interested in computers, cybercrime, internet law, privacy? Then check out our updated Cyberlaw Research Guide. Cyber Law is “the area of law dealing with the use of computers and the Internet and the exchange of communications and…
Rank this Week: 422

Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Baltimore Wrongful Death Lawyer | Fatality Compensation Claim

    Baltimore Wrongful Death Lawyer | Fatality Compensation Claim
    In Maryland, a wrongful death lawsuit can be brought by a family member of someone who was negligently killed.  The law firm of Miller & Zois, LLC has over 100 years of combined experience handling wrongful death claims in Baltimore…
  • Sep 12

    Ray Rice Quotes and Jury Trials in Maryland

    Ray Rice Quotes and Jury Trials in Maryland
    “There’s two sides to every story. I saw the video. That’s their personal business, and it shouldn’t have affected his career. I don’t agree with domestic violence, but she’s still with him, so obviously it…
  • Sep 9

    Challenges in Scheduling Depositions | Pennsylvania Case

    Challenges in Scheduling Depositions | Pennsylvania Case
    Scheduling depositions in car accident lawsuits usually is not a complex thing. You call the other side, you agree on dates, and you have your depositions. The key is cooperation. Rather than unilaterally serving a deposition notice, you just…
Rank this Week: 39

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Sep 19

    Argentina approves law allowing government to intervene in controlling price

    Argentina approves law allowing government to intervene in controlling price
    [JURIST] Argentina's congress on Thursday passed a new law that would allow the government to intervene in setting prices and profits in order to ease high inflation rates. Economy Minister Axel Kicillof [NYT profile] said the measure would…
  • Sep 19

    Missouri court upholds teacher ballot initiative

    Missouri court upholds teacher ballot initiative
    [JURIST] A Missouri appeals court on Thursday rejected a challenge to a ballot proposal requiring teachers to be evaluated based on student performance [opinion, PDF]. A panel of judges for the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western…
  • Sep 19

    AI condemns Nigeria military and police for routine use of torture

    AI condemns Nigeria military and police for routine use of torture
    [JURIST] Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy websiite] condemned Nigeria's police and military in a report released Thursday for the systematic and routine use of torture on detainees [report, PDF]. Although Nigeria's Constitution [text]…
Rank this Week: 7

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP…

Dougherty Leventhal and Price, LLP Personal Injury Blog

Covers personal injury topics like auto accidents, truck accidents, and even gas drilling injuries in Pennsylvania.

http://www.dlplaw.com/category/dlp-law/
Rank this Week: 545

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

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

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 503

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    Regional Focus: Asia Pacific

    Regional Focus: Asia Pacific
    5th Asia Pacific Consultation on Refugee Rights, Bangkok, 2-4 Sept. 2014 [info]- Some of the presentations from this meeting are now available."Can Islam and "Islamization" be a Force for Refugee Rights in Malaysia?," UCLA Pacific Basin Law…
  • Sep 19

    Regional Focus: Australia

    Regional Focus: Australia
    The Demonisation of Immigrants and Asylum Seekers in Popular Politics (Asylum Insight, Sept. 2014) [text]Launch of Refugees: Why Seeking Asylum is Legal and Australia’s Policies are Not, Sydney, 4 Sept. 2014 [info]- Follow link for…
  • Sep 17

    News: New Disaster IDPs Report Published

    News: New Disaster IDPs Report Published
    The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) has just released its annual report, Global Estimates 2014: People Internally Displaced by Disasters.  Here is the description:"IDMC’s latest Global Estimates report shows that 22…
Rank this Week: 331

Domain Name Jurisprudence &…

Domain Name Jurisprudence & Commentaries on UDRP Cases

Review and analysis of cybersquatter cases decided under the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy. By Gerald M. Levine.

http://udrpcommentaries.wordpress.com
  • Sep 19

    Awarding Punitive Damages in Arbitral Dispute

    Awarding Punitive Damages in Arbitral Dispute
    Awarding punitive damages in arbitral disputes may be available as a remedy but the question is, Who gets to decide? There have been a number of cases recently in New York addressing who determines, court or arbitrator, particular issues. The…
  • Sep 14

    Abuse of Process in a UDRP Proceeding

    Abuse of Process in a UDRP Proceeding
    Abuse of process in a UDRP proceeding carries risk for reverse domain name hijacking if respondent appears and proves complainant has falsified the facts. There have undoubtedly been cases in which complainant prevails solely because…
  • Sep 14

    Betting Respondent Will Default

    Betting Respondent Will Default
    Statistically, respondents default approximately 85% of the time. In many of these disputes there can be no defense as indicated by a quick review of the domain names incorporating well known trademarks or if lesser known populating websites…
Rank this Week: 600

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/
  • Sep 19

    Attorney Overtime Lawsuit Dismissed Under FLSA Professional Exemption

    Attorney Overtime Lawsuit Dismissed Under FLSA Professional Exemption
    I told you so! A federal judge dismissed the putative collective action against the huge law firm, Skadden Arps, which was filed by a lawyer claiming he was working as a non-lawyer and was entitled to overtime. Judge Sullivan ruled that the…
  • Sep 17

    Choice of Law Provisions and Class Action

    Choice of Law Provisions and Class Action
    Picture this: you’re enjoying a lovely evening with friends inside a hole-in-the-wall restaurant in Brooklyn.  As the evening is winding down, the clouds open up and give way to a torrential down-pour.  You think to yourself,…
  • Sep 12

    Overtime for New York Employer

    Overtime for New York Employer
    Employees must receive overtime pay at the rate of 1½ times their regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek. A common question we see is that “what is the regular rate of pay?” First of all, the regular…
Rank this Week: 937

FSU College of Law Library Blog

FSU College of Law Library Blog

Covers of legal research topics and legal information. From the Florida State University Law Library Team.

http://fsulawlibraryblog.typepad.com/fsu_college_of_law_librar/
  • Sep 19

    The Hidden Sources of Law School Stress:

    The Hidden Sources of Law School Stress:
    The Hidden Sources of Law School Stress: Avoiding the Mistakes That Create Unhappy and Unprofessional Lawyers by Lawrence Krieger is now available on Kindle. This brief book tells you why law school can be so stressful, and why it…
  • Sep 8

    Technology Brings Disruption to Lawyers But Not Destruction

    Technology Brings Disruption to Lawyers But Not Destruction
    In Law Technology News the article Technology Brings Disruption to Lawyers, But Not Destruction suggests that Technology isn't something to fear but embrace to improve your law practice. Read about it at the link above. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Sep 2

    WordReference

    WordReference
    www.WordReference.com is a very useful multi-language dictionary. Also available for iPhone and Android. Posted by Jon Lutz
Rank this Week: 841

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/
  • Sep 19

    Canada Issues Crime Warning for Nassau, Bahama

    Canada Issues Crime Warning for Nassau, Bahama
    On Wednesday, Canada began advising its citizens to “exercise a high degree of caution, especially in Nassau, due to high rates of crime.” On its government website Canada urged Canadian travelers to be vigilant and raised…
  • Sep 18

    Mystery Shrouds Disappearance of 23 Year-Old Macedonian Crew Member from M/S Serenissima

    Mystery Shrouds Disappearance of 23 Year-Old Macedonian Crew Member from M/S Serenissima
    A newspaper in Macedonia, Press 24, published an article "Семејството ја бара веќе 4 дена:…
  • Sep 18

    California Court Dismisses Costa Concordia Lawsuit

    California Court Dismisses Costa Concordia Lawsuit
    Earlier this week, a federal district judge in California dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of two cruise passengers against Carnival arising out of the January 2012 Costa Concordia disaster, ruling that the case must be pursued in Italy…
Rank this Week: 138

Canadian Securities Law Online

Canadian Securities Law Online

Covers Canadian securities law topics, including disclosures, corporate governance, mergers, registration and compliance. By Stikeman Elliott.

http://www.canadiansecuritieslaw.com/
  • Sep 19

    Ontario court interprets proviso in advance notice policy to permit late nomination

    Ontario court interprets proviso in advance notice policy to permit late nomination
    Sean Vanderpol and Ramandeep K. Grewal - While advance notice policies have been utilized by issuers in the U.S. for quite some time, they are still relatively new to the Canadian market. As a result, the Canadian jurisprudence on…
  • Sep 19

    Adoption of new Alberta OTC derivatives order to reflect pending legislative change

    Adoption of new Alberta OTC derivatives order to reflect pending legislative change
    Keith Chatwin - Earlier this week, Alberta Securities Commission staff proposed replacing ASC Blanket Order 91-505 Over-the-Counter Derivatives Transactions, with a new blanket order aimed at conforming the prospectus and dealer…
  • Sep 19

    OSC proposes changes to participation fee calculation

    OSC proposes changes to participation fee calculation
    The OSC yesterday published for comment proposed amendments to its rules that set out the fees to be paid by market participants. The proposed amendments involve changes to the calculation of participation fees, which apply to reporting…
Rank this Week: 456

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
  • Sep 19

    European Commission releases technical standards on Radio Frequency Identification

    European Commission releases technical standards on Radio Frequency Identification
    This post was written by Cynthia O'Donoghue and Kate Brimsted. In July, the EU introduced new technical standards (‘Standards’) to assist users of Radio Frequency Identification (‘RFID’) technology to comply with the…
  • Sep 19

    Article 29 Working Party supports recognition of Processor BCRs in the Data Protection Regulation

    Article 29 Working Party supports recognition of Processor BCRs in the Data Protection Regulation
    This post was written by Cynthia O'Donoghue and Kate Brimsted. In June, the Article 29 Working Party (‘Working Party’) wrote to the President of the European Commission, setting out its case for including a reference to Binding…
  • Sep 19

    Ireland and the UK ban forced subject access request

    Ireland and the UK ban forced subject access request
    This post was written by Cynthia O'Donoghue and Kate Brimsted. The practice of employers forcing employees or applicants to exercise subject access rights has been described by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office…
Rank this Week: 274

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law issues. By the Law Office of Neil Burns.

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Bankruptcy Petition’s In Massachusetts Must Disclose Income

    Bankruptcy Petition’s In Massachusetts Must Disclose Income
    It is axiomatic that any and all information requested by the United States Bankruptcy Court on the Chapter 7 Petition be complete, accurate and up to date.  Folks filing for bankruptcy protection are given a discharge based on that…
  • Sep 15

    Do I Still Need to Pay My Creditors When Filing for Bankruptcy?

    Do I Still Need to Pay My Creditors When Filing for Bankruptcy?
    Once you decide to file for bankruptcy, you can stop paying your creditors.  However, this general rule only applies to debts that you can legitimately discharge in bankruptcy.  Thus, you can stop paying your credit card bills, but…
  • Sep 11

    Bankruptcy, the Homestead, and Trust

    Bankruptcy, the Homestead, and Trust
    The Massachusetts bankruptcy law now allows personal residences held in a trust to be protected under the Massachusetts Homestead statute.  It is important to note that the law gives $125,000 in protection to all residents, with or…
Rank this Week: 838

Health Care Update

Health Care Update

Provides health care regulatory, legislative, enforcement, legal, and management updates. From Solution Law Press.

http://slphealthcareupdate.wordpress.com
  • Sep 19

    OIG Warns Pharma Manufacturers to Prevent Copayment Coupon Use for Part D Drug Purchase

    OIG Warns Pharma Manufacturers to Prevent Copayment Coupon Use for Part D Drug Purchase
    Pharmaceutical manufacturers risk sanctions unless they take appropriate steps to ensure that their copayment coupons intended to reduce patient out of pocket costs for purchase for specific brand name drugs do not induce improperly the…
  • Aug 7

    10/10 Kidney Foundation Professional Symposium Offers 7.5 Hours CME/CEU

    10/10 Kidney Foundation Professional Symposium Offers 7.5 Hours CME/CEU
    CKD 2014 Professional 10/10/14 Symposium Early registration ends September 1! The Professional Symposium scheduled for Friday, October 10, 2014 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Magnolia Hotel in Dallas, Texas offers 7.5 CMEs/CEUs. Register…
  • Aug 7

    10/10 Kidney Foundation Professional Symposium Offers 7.5 Hours CME/CEU

    10/10 Kidney Foundation Professional Symposium Offers 7.5 Hours CME/CEU
    CKD 2014 Professional 10/10/14 Symposium Early registration ends September 1! The Professional Symposium scheduled for Friday, October 10, 2014 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Magnolia Hotel in Dallas, Texas offers 7.5 CMEs/CEUs. Register…
Rank this Week: 742

Tax Updates

Tax Updates

By Roth & Co.

http://rothcpa.com/blog-index/
Rank this Week: 201

IRS-Hitman

IRS-Hitman

Covers IRS tax problems. By Richard Close.

http://irs-hitman.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    Report Changes to Avoid Problems with Premium Tax Credit

    Report Changes to Avoid Problems with Premium Tax Credit
    If you got married, moved to a different state, had an income increase or adopted a child, remember to report the change(s) to the health Insurance Marketplace. Some of the other institutes that you need to report any major life changes…
  • Sep 12

    Paying Tax Debt When You Can Pay in Full

    Paying Tax Debt When You Can Pay in Full
    Most taxpayers that have a tax debt can pay it in full. As such, there are generally two options for resolution: taxpayers can pay their entire tax debt at once or they can pay what’s owed in monthly installments. Paying in a single…
  • Sep 5

    Tax Scam Alert: Phishing and Phone Scam

    Tax Scam Alert: Phishing and Phone Scam
    Emails and phone calls are the most common methods scammers use to dupe people. At any time, someone claiming to be from the IRS can reach out to you. The phony IRS agent may try to extract sensitive information from you such as your Social…
Rank this Week: 797

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    The House That Solitude Built

    The House That Solitude Built
    Ever tried to search for directions on your so-called “smart” phone by the name of your intended destination?   What if it directed you to the museum you searched, but unwittingly not the museum you intended to…
  • Sep 18

    Honey Badger Don’t Care, but the Owner of the Trademark Rights Do Care.

    Honey Badger Don’t Care, but the Owner of the Trademark Rights Do Care.
    We truly live in an amazing time, where nearly any person with access to a computer can obtain a nearly infinite amount of knowledge, create and distribute ideas and works of art to the entire world. Also, there are lots of cat videos and…
  • Sep 17

    Silicon Valley x Fashion District = Blurred Line

    Silicon Valley x Fashion District = Blurred Line
    Growing up in the 80s, it’s amazing how both fashion and technology have evolved since Scrunchies and Commodore 64s – although a quite separate evolution. I can’t recall a fashionable pager (really, go try to find one), or a…
Rank this Week: 202

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 892

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 738

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

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

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Sep 19

    Ninth Circuit on perjury for Barry Bonds's wandering answer -- is half the bar at risk?

    Ninth Circuit on perjury for Barry Bonds's wandering answer -- is half the bar at risk?
    Story at WSJ about the en banc hearing on Barry Bonds's conviction for perjury for a wandering and possibly evasive answer. (More at LA Times.) Judge Fletcher noted the prevalence of wandering answers in civil discovery and…
  • Sep 19

    The man who gave $50 million to Drexel law school

    The man who gave $50 million to Drexel law school
    A profile of Tom Kline is at Philly.com. (he donated $50 million to Drexel.) I found it interesting that his firm has gotten ahead of the curve and can be very picky about which cases to take on. The first...
  • Sep 19

    "Who Is Justice Ginsburg Talking To?"

    "Who Is Justice Ginsburg Talking To?"
    Some thoughts at Prawfsblawg by Richard Re about Justice Ginsburg's recent public comments on the same sex marriage cases that may soon end up before Ginsburg.
Rank this Week: 38

Health Law Attorney Blog

Health Law Attorney Blog

Covers health law and compliance issues. By The Health Law Partners.

http://www.healthlawattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    DOJ to Scrutinize False Claims Act Investigations and Lawsuits for Criminal Conduct

    DOJ to Scrutinize False Claims Act Investigations and Lawsuits for Criminal Conduct
    The Department of Justice's ("DOJ") Criminal Division announced, through its Assistant Attorney General, Leslie R. Caldwell, that the DOJ is closely scrutinizing civil False Claims Act investigations and lawsuits for criminal conduct.…
  • Sep 19

    ICD-10 Compliance Date Officially Set for October 1, 2015

    ICD-10 Compliance Date Officially Set for October 1, 2015
    As expected, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") officially set the ICD-10 compliance date for October 1, 2015. Previously, providers and payors had until October 1, 2014 to transition from the ICD-9 to the ICD-10…
  • Sep 11

    DEA ELEVATES HYDROCODONE-COMBINATION PRODUCTS TO THE MORE RESTRICTIVE CATEGORY OF SCHEDULE II DRUGS

    DEA ELEVATES HYDROCODONE-COMBINATION PRODUCTS TO THE MORE RESTRICTIVE CATEGORY OF SCHEDULE II DRUGS
    In an attempt to combat prescription drug abuse, on August 22, 2014, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration ("DEA") published a final rule (here) elevating Hydrocodone-combination products ("HCPs") to the more restrictive schedule II…
Rank this Week: 987

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Sep 19

    Ontario group to examine aboriginal justice issue

    Ontario group to examine aboriginal justice issue
    A new advisory group set up to examine aboriginal justice issues in Ontario will hold its first meeting today.Representatives from the Law Society of Upper Canada, Legal Aid Ontario, and aboriginal communities are part of the 12-member…
  • Sep 19

    News Roundup - September 19, 2014

    News Roundup - September 19, 2014
    CanadaPilot project aimed at students to prevent crime from a young age, Calgary HeraldMohawk leaders look to enforce law requiring residents to leave land if they marry non-native, The National PostCity of Montreal taking police to court…
  • Sep 18

    Small estates need better access to probate: law commission

    Small estates need better access to probate: law commission
    The Law Commission of Ontario released a consultation paper today  calling for legal reform that would make probate more accessible for small estates, but the options on the table — such as shifting liability to executors —…
Rank this Week: 552

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 19

    Friday Fodder -- Magistrate Judge Goodman and the Meet-and-Confer Requirement.

    Friday Fodder -- Magistrate Judge Goodman and the Meet-and-Confer Requirement.
    It's mind-boggling how much time and energy has been devoted to the intricacies of the meet-and-confer requirement -- something that is supposed to save us some time and energy.Perfect for a Friday, enjoy this nice rant on the topic:Local…
  • Sep 18

    What's Going On Over at Akerman?

    What's Going On Over at Akerman?
    Two recent Akerman items caught my eye:First, there was some kind of altercation over there over something:A man is suing Akerman, alleging he was severely injured when he was restrained by a security guard while at the law firm's Miami…
  • Sep 18

    Achilles Last Stand.

    Achilles Last Stand.
    Ever wake up and just want to rip up everything in your path -- "destroyer of worlds" and all that?That's how I feel this morning.
Rank this Week: 199

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Orange County Divorce Lawyer Blog

Cover California divorce and family law issues. By The Law Office Of David P. Schwarz.

http://www.orangecountydivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Airline Flight diverted due to Child Custody Battle

    Airline Flight diverted due to Child Custody Battle
    An international flight, an apparent kidnapping and an unknowing plane full of passengers made for a bizarre scenario Thursday that unfolded 35,000 feet above the ground. It should have been a routine flight for 180 passengers bound for…
  • Sep 17

    Exhibit to Show World Divorce Capital, Reno

    Exhibit to Show World Divorce Capital, Reno
    For nearly six decades, Reno was known as the divorce capital of the world because of liberal divorce laws that drew hundreds of thousands of estranged spouses from across the country, including Arthur Miller, Jack Dempsey, Clare Boothe Luce…
  • Sep 15

    New York offers Quick Divorce Packs for $5,000

    New York offers Quick Divorce Packs for $5,000
    Gideon Putnam Resort & Spa in Saratoga Springs, New York is known for its high-end weddings, but it now will be offering a package that serves up a quickie divorce in a scenic setting. For $5,000, the divorcing couple gets separate…
Rank this Week: 476

My Social Security Disability SSI…

My Social Security Disability SSI Blog

By Tim Moore.

http://disabilityblogger.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    More links between artificial sweeteners heavily used in diet soda and Diabete

    More links between artificial sweeteners heavily used in diet soda and Diabete
    My ears perked up when I heard this (literally, because I first heard this on an NPR podcast). I vividly remember when diet soft drinks first came out. Diet coke, in particular, tasted like slightly watered down battery acid. But people were…
  • Sep 15

    How to Get Social Security Benefits When You're Disabled

    How to Get Social Security Benefits When You're Disabled
    "How to Get Social Security Benefits When You're Disabled". There's an article on Huffington Post with this title. Like most articles with this type of title (and like most articles on HuffPo period), its not very good.…
  • Jul 29

    Is it a good sign when the vocational expert at a disability hearing says....

    Is it a good sign when the vocational expert at a disability hearing says....
    Someone recently asked this question and I will paraphase it: "If a vocational expert at a hearing cites the existence of jobs that a person might be suited for but also states that they lack the ability to perform those jobs, is that a…
Rank this Week: 690

Minnesota Workers Compensation…

Minnesota Workers Compensation Secrets from a Former Insurance Company Attorney

Discusses Minnesota workers compensation benefit issues, including wage loss, notice of intent to discontinue, rehabilitation and permanent partial disability. By Thomas Atkinson.

http://mnworkcompsecrets.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 168

eNewsUSA

eNewsUSA

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

http://enewsusa.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    August 2014 was warmest August on record for globe

    August 2014 was warmest August on record for globe
    August 2014 was warmest August on record for globe, driven largely by record warm oceans - The combined average temperature across global land and ocean surfaces for August 2014 was record high for the month, at 0.75°C…
  • Sep 18

    The People's Climate Train Leads to People's Climate March Sep. 21

    The People's Climate Train Leads to People's Climate March Sep. 21
    The People's Climate Train Leads to People's Climate March Sep. 21 - From Sept. 15 to Sept. 18, more than 150 people — including nuns, ministers, tribal leaders and student activists — are boarding the People's Climate…
  • Sep 17

    EPA Extends Comment Period On Clean Power Plan

    EPA Extends Comment Period On Clean Power Plan
    EPA Extends Comment Period On Clean Power Plan - Comments on the June 2, 2014, Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule must be received by December 1, 2014, instead of the original October 16th date. Sierra Club Statement on EPA Clean…
Rank this Week: 536

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

Marketing advice for law firms. From Jennifer Campbell of Integrity Marketing Solutions (IMS).

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Sep 19

    IMS Client Spotlight - Attorney Marty Burbank

    IMS Client Spotlight - Attorney Marty Burbank
    Our Client Spotlight this week is Marty Burbank from Fullerton, CA. Marty’s well-maintained website, e-News, blog, video center and print newsletters all pull their weight and work together to help him dominate the search engines.
  • Sep 17

    Should You Use LinkedIn's Publishing Platform?

    Should You Use LinkedIn's Publishing Platform?
    If you've spent any time on LinkedIn reading updates, you've likely come across some articles published directly on LinkedIn's Publishing Platform. While this platform used to be reserved for "Influencers" only, LinkedIn has now…
  • Sep 16

    I’m a New IMS Client … Now What? (Part 2!)

    I’m a New IMS Client … Now What? (Part 2!)
    After your successful Design Consultation as explained in Part 1 of this series, your account manager will now help you take advantage of opportunities to establish an online presence that will drive traffic to your site, including a Domain,…
Rank this Week: 909

Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Discusses special education law topics. By Jim Gerl.

http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    Bullying of Kids With Disabilities - Part II

    Bullying of Kids With Disabilities - Part II
    Some states of the United States have implemented laws to address school bullying.  (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Bullying remains a hot button issue in special education law. This is the second post in the current series on this topic. …
  • Sep 17

    Breaking: Secretary Duncan Offers Guidance to Educators Concerning Undocumented Student

    Breaking: Secretary Duncan Offers Guidance to Educators Concerning Undocumented Student
    English: Seal of the United States Department of Homeland Security. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Two years ago, the Department of Homeland Security began offering the opportunity for young people to request consideration for Deferred Action…
  • Sep 15

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    Bullying remains the hot button issue in special education law, and many people feel that it reflects a larger and ugly societal problem. Have you had any experiences with kids with disabilities being the victim of bullying?------- Thanks for…
Rank this Week: 425

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Sep 19

    Big Banks Get Software Patents Despite Alice

    Big Banks Get Software Patents Despite Alice
    There are plenty of patents being issued to these giants of the banking industry which protect methods of processing transactions or performing other services through computer technologies. This year’s Supreme Court decision in Alice…
  • Sep 18

    The Past, Present and Future of Post Grant Administrative Trial

    The Past, Present and Future of Post Grant Administrative Trial
    Between September 16, 2012, and August 7, 2014, there were 1793 post grant challenges instituted. See USPTO PTAB Update, slide 5. Of those challenges 1,585 (or just over 88%) were inter partes reviews. There have been 201 covered business…
  • Sep 17

    Department of Energy Pumps Money into Offshore Wind Energy

    Department of Energy Pumps Money into Offshore Wind Energy
    According to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, there is a potential 4.15 gigawatts of energy which can be collected from offshore wind collection around the country’s waters. The total electric generating capacity of the entire…
Rank this Week: 146