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Strategic Legal Technology

Strategic Legal Technology

Covers the application of technology to law practice and law business. By Prism Legal Consulting.

http://prismlegal.com/blog/
  • May 2

    IBM Watson – Crowdsourcing Questions for World of Watson (May 5-6)

    IBM Watson – Crowdsourcing Questions for World of Watson (May 5-6)
    I am attending the IBM World of Watson conference on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 5 and 6, in NYC. Many in the legal market have speculated about the role Watson can and will play. I hope to advance understanding what is possible with Watson,…
  • Apr 12

    Litigation Funding for the Masse

    Litigation Funding for the Masse
    This post reports on a recent conversation with Dylan Beynon, a co-founder of Legal Funding Central, a recent legal tech start-up. LFC provides an online marketplace for litigation funding for plaintiffs with a focus on personal…
  • Apr 6

    Allen & Overy Legal Tech Initiative – R&D at Last but a Question

    Allen & Overy Legal Tech Initiative – R&D at Last but a Question
    I have long suggested that law firms invest in research and development to deliver more value to clients. Now one has. The Lawyer (UK, April 7) writes in Allen & Overy invests seed corn funding into…
Rank this Week: 824

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

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

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

http://www.pissd.com/
  • May 2

    Unable to Work After a Car Accident? Four Steps to Consider

    Unable to Work After a Car Accident? Four Steps to Consider
    Being in a car accident is not fun for any of the parties involved. There are always high emotions and sometimes there are injuries that leave you without any options. If the accident wasn’t your fault, then there are likely more ways…
  • May 1

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    I’m not clever enough to think of these things, and probably not brave enough to actually try them. Take a look at Fun With Public Statues. The post Friday Fun appeared first on P.I.S.S.D. -- Personal Injury, Social Security Disability.…
  • Apr 30

    Six Signs You Should Pursue A Career In Law

    Six Signs You Should Pursue A Career In Law
    Some people are naturally inclined towards one career path or another. A career in law is no different. While many are innately good at this type of work, with the right amount of patience and effort, almost anyone can pursue a career in law…
Rank this Week: 864

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • May 2

    BETTER BREAKFAST WITH CROWLEY

    BETTER BREAKFAST WITH CROWLEY
    ABNY Breakfast with U.S. Congressman Joe Crowley Dear ABNY Friends: The Association for a Better New York cordially invites you to a breakfast meeting on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, featuring U.S. Congressman Joe…
  • May 1

    BURNIE @ BBT

    BURNIE @ BBT
    @ BB&T No Heat here.
  • May 1

    MATADOR'S TARTARE

    MATADOR'S TARTARE
    Spicy tuna tartare, black olive, cucumber and avocado $16 @ Jean-Georges's MATADOR ROOM (@ South Beach)
Rank this Week: 12

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    Novelist Ruth Rendell Die

    Novelist Ruth Rendell Die
    Crime novelist Ruth Rendell has died, her publisher Hutchinson has announced. Ms. Rendell suffered a stroke in January and was admitted to the hospital. Her most popular literary character is Inspector Wexford, who made his debut in the 1964…
  • May 1

    Law and Books: Some New Collection

    Law and Books: Some New Collection
    From Pleasure Boat Studio, two new collections of poetry:James Clarke's The Juried Heart ($17 U.S.; $20 Can.). Judge Clarke is retired from the bench of the Superior Court of Ontario. Lawyer Poets and That World We Call Law (James R.…
  • May 1

    Scandal In Fourteenth-Century England!

    Scandal In Fourteenth-Century England!
    Paul Strohm, J.R.R. Tolkien Professor at Oxford University and the Garbedian Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University, introduces us to "whistleblower" poet and satirist John Gower (1330-1408) who wrote about fraud in the late…
Rank this Week: 393

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    Savannah Law Review Symposium: The Walking Dead

    Savannah Law Review Symposium: The Walking Dead
    The Savannah Law Review is looking for papers for their September The Walking Dead, on September 18-19, 2015 symposium, The symposium will survey academic topics about how death, and fear of death, affects the law of the living.  The…
  • May 1

    Making the Most of Terminal Illness (humor)

    Making the Most of Terminal Illness (humor)
    A doctor told her patient that his test results indicated that he had a rare disease and had only six months to live.“Isn’t there anything I can do?”, pleaded the patient.“Marry a lawyer,” the doctor…
  • May 1

    Health Law at AALS 2016 in NYC

    Health Law at AALS 2016 in NYC
    Like this January in Washington, DC, the 2016 AALS annual meeting in NYC is shaping up to include quite a bit of programming related to health law.  From the preliminary schedule: Thursday, January 7, 2016 3:30 - 4:45:…
Rank this Week: 306

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

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

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • May 2

    Silver Shadow Fails CDC Sanitation Inspection Again

    Silver Shadow Fails CDC Sanitation Inspection Again
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) flunked Silversea's luxury cruise ship, the Silver Shadow, for unsanitary conditions.  The Silversea cruise ship received a failing score of only 82. The inspectors determined the…
  • May 1

    Maasdam Latest HAL Cruise Ship to Get Sick

    Maasdam Latest HAL Cruise Ship to Get Sick
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting that 60 passengers aboard the HAL Maasdam are ill with symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea. That is 5.27% of the 1,138 total passengers aboard the cruise ship. In addition,…
  • Apr 29

    Majesty of the Seas "Bio-Friendly" Oil Leak: Whopper of the Week

    Majesty of the Seas "Bio-Friendly" Oil Leak: Whopper of the Week
    Cruise Critic reports that the Majesty of the Seas, built in 1992, is in dry dock in Freeport because the cruise ship is leaking oil.  The Majesty is the oldest in Royal Caribbean's fleet of cruise ships. The cruise line is sending…
Rank this Week: 130

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 465

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
  • May 2

    Coverage of Berkshire Hathaway Meeting

    Coverage of Berkshire Hathaway Meeting
    Some 40,000 investors are expected to flock to Omaha to listen to Warren E. Buffett. DealBook will have live reports throughout the day.
  • May 1

    A Milestone for Warren Buffett, and Profits for Investor

    A Milestone for Warren Buffett, and Profits for Investor
    Berkshire Hathaway, Mr. Buffett’s holding company reported on Friday that first-quarter profit rose 10 percent and operating results easily beat forecasts, helped by its railroad and insurance businesses and gains from derivatives.
  • May 1

    A.I.G. Considers How to Act With Sifi Tag

    A.I.G. Considers How to Act With Sifi Tag
    Peter Hancock, the chief executive of the American International Group, did not rule out strategic changes to escape heightened regulatory scrutiny.
Rank this Week: 2

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • May 2

    Saturday Long Read

    Saturday Long Read
    The gripping story of how an accountant took on Halliburton and won. It's the story of Tony Menendez, a Halliburton accountant who believed that the company was incorrectly recognizing revenue. When the company wouldn't correct its practices,…
  • May 1

    Legal Studies Professor Hires for Fall 2015

    Legal Studies Professor Hires for Fall 2015
    PrawfsBlawg has compiled an entry-level hiring report for law professors a number of years. Brian Leiter tracks law professor lateral hires with tenure. These lists serve at least two purposes: welcoming new hires into the academy (or to…
  • May 1

    Nat'l Bus. Law Scholars Conf. Line up & Extended Deadline

    Nat'l Bus. Law Scholars Conf. Line up & Extended Deadline
    National Business Law Scholars Conference Thursday & Friday, June 4-5, 2015 (Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ) The organizers have put together a great line up of speakers and this conference is becoming (has already…
Rank this Week: 88

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • May 2

    Alimony Bill Fails to Pass in FL

    Alimony Bill Fails to Pass in FL
    From the Miami Herald: An alimony overhaul that brought together people once bitterly divided on the issue has created an even deeper rift between two powerful Republican lawmakers who blame each other for a failure to get the bill passed...
  • May 1

    Marriage...Not for Everyone

    Marriage...Not for Everyone
    From Law Professors June Carbone (Minnesota) and Naomi Cahn (George Washington), writing for aeon: ’re both happily married law professors who followed the same trajectory. We graduated from college, became established in our professions,…
  • Apr 30

    Owing Child Support

    Owing Child Support
    From the New York Times: By his own telling, the first time Walter L. Scott went to jail for failure to pay child support, it sent his life into a tailspin. He lost what he called “the best job I...
Rank this Week: 132

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • May 2

    Real Estate Statute of Repose Wipes Out Fire Loss Case

    Real Estate Statute of Repose Wipes Out Fire Loss Case
    In Hayes v. Coopertown’s Mastersweep, Inc., No. W2014-00783-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. April 17, 2015), plaintiffs brought a negligence claim based on the alleged negligent inspection of their fireplace. Two issues were addressed on…
  • Apr 28

    Signing an “As Is” Agreement Negates Reliance on Alleged Misrepresentation

    Signing an “As Is” Agreement Negates Reliance on Alleged Misrepresentation
    Justifiable reliance is one of four elements a plaintiff must prove in a negligent misrepresentation case. In the recent case of Pritchett v. Comas Montgomery Realty & Auction Co., Inc., No. M2014-00583-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. April 15,…
  • Apr 23

    Is Plaintiff’s Fault Percentage Applied Before or After Tort Reform Damage Cap?

    Is Plaintiff’s Fault Percentage Applied Before or After Tort Reform Damage Cap?
    The Court of Appeals recently released an extensive opinion in a Tennessee car accident case, full of issues regarding evidence and trial questions. Three of the findings in this opinion are critical for tort lawyers to familiarize themselves…
Rank this Week: 275

Mediation Matters

Mediation Matters

Covers mediation and negotiations. By Steve Mehta.

http://stevemehta.com/blog/
  • May 2

    Laughter Can Open Doors to New and Better Relationship

    Laughter Can Open Doors to New and Better Relationship
    A big part of practicing law and negotiation is creating and managing relationships. You need to have a good relationship with your client and ideally be able to at least work with opposing counsel. One way to start a good relationship, or…
  • Apr 24

    You’ve Got Mail. Now What Do You Do?

    You’ve Got Mail. Now What Do You Do?
    Modern office communications are increasing moving away from telephone conversations to emails, text messages and instant messaging. Whether you’re trying to work out an agreement with the opposing counsel or corresponding with…
  • Apr 22

    Help Us Celebrate Earth Day!

    Help Us Celebrate Earth Day!
    Today, we are celebrating the 45th anniversary of Earth Day! Earth Day is an annual event, created by Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin, to celebrate the planet’s environment and raise public awareness about pollution. Earth Day…
Rank this Week: 901

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 27 April

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 27 April
    All the posts from the past week on the Landlord Law Blog with some extra reading for you over the weekened The post Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 27 April appeared first on The Landlord Law Blog.
  • May 1

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround 202

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround 202
    Bens weekly newsround looks at rent increases and the lucky generation The post Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround 202 appeared first on The Landlord Law Blog.
  • Apr 30

    Landlords, there are NO exceptions to the tenancy deposit rules. This means YOU

    Landlords, there are NO exceptions to the tenancy deposit rules. This means YOU
    Why landlords MUST make sure that their tenants deposit is protected with a scheme or suffer the penalties The post Landlords, there are NO exceptions to the tenancy deposit rules. This means YOU appeared first on The Landlord Law Blog.
Rank this Week: 397

Expert Witness Blog

Expert Witness Blog

Covers Daubert, expert witness marketing, and expert witness testimony. By JurisPro Expert Witness Directory.

http://www.expertwitnessblog.com/
  • May 1

    The Value Of Economic Expert Witnesse

    The Value Of Economic Expert Witnesse
    In Getting The Full Value Of Economic Experts In IP Litigation: A Qualified Expert Is Key, attorney Devon Zastrow Newman of Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C., writes:A plaintiff’s claims in intellectual property litigation may take…
  • Apr 28

    Computer Security Expert Witness On Cyberstalking Part 1(b)

    Computer Security Expert Witness On Cyberstalking Part 1(b)
    In Cyberbullying, Trolling, and Cyberstalking: the Dark Side of Free Speech (part 1b), computer security expert witness Steve Burgess answers the question What is Free Speech? Also not protected is harassment, the act of systematic and/or…
  • Apr 26

    Legal Ethics Considerations for Lawyers' Use of Cloud Computing Service

    Legal Ethics Considerations for Lawyers' Use of Cloud Computing Service
    In Legal Ethics Considerations for Lawyers' Use of Cloud Computing Services, Internet For Lawyer’s Mark Rosch writes:We often get questions about the security of "cloud computing" services like Google Apps and whether that security is…
Rank this Week: 310

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Covers developments in privacy law. By David T.S. Fraser.

http://blog.privacylawyer.ca/
Rank this Week: 584

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Investor-State Dispute Settlement In India

    Investor-State Dispute Settlement In India
    [The following guest post is contributed by Aakarsh Narula, who is a lawyer and currently working as a Legislative Assistant to a Member of Parliament from Hyderabad]IntroductionThe 1965 Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes…
  • May 1

    8th Annual NLSIR Symposium on Competition Law

    8th Annual NLSIR Symposium on Competition Law
    [The following announcement is posted on behalf of the National Law School of India Review]The National Law School of India Review (NLSIR) - the flagship journal of the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore is pleased to…
  • May 1

    Integrated Form for Company Incorporation

    Integrated Form for Company Incorporation
    The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has with effect from today prescribed a new Form INC-29 for incorporation of companies, and it integrates several requirements that were earlier required to be filed separately. The integrated form as…
Rank this Week: 312

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    8th Annual NLSIR Symposium on Competition Law

    8th Annual NLSIR Symposium on Competition Law
    [The following announcement is posted on behalf of the National Law School of India Review]The National Law School of India Review (NLSIR) - the flagship journal of the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore is pleased to…
  • Apr 24

    AuthorAID: Resource for early career Academic

    AuthorAID: Resource for early career Academic
    AuthorAID is a free international research community. Key features and benefits of AuthorAID are:a community space for discussion and questions where researchers can benefit from advice and insights from members…
  • Apr 21

    Land Acquisition: The Continuation of a Faulty Legacy?

    Land Acquisition: The Continuation of a Faulty Legacy?
    We are pleased to bring you a guest post by Dhruva Gandhi, Sarangan Rajeshkumar and Shubham Jain, all of whom are II year BALLB (Hons.) students at NLS, Bangalore. The authors may be contacted at shubhamjain@nls.ac.in.The Right to Fair…
Rank this Week: 230

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • May 1

    Whatcom County E. coli Outbreak Grow

    Whatcom County E. coli Outbreak Grow
    The Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) is investigating an outbreak of shiga toxin – producing E. coli O157 associated with the Milk Makers Fest that was held at the Northwest... Continue Reading
  • Apr 30

    Another E. coli Outbreak in Washington

    Another E. coli Outbreak in Washington
    According to the Bellingham Herald – of the 32 cases traced to the festival: 17 have been confirmed by the state’s public health lab or tested positive at local labs... Continue Reading
  • Apr 27

    E. coli Linked to Hamburger

    E. coli Linked to Hamburger
    Skyline Provisions, Inc., a Harvey, Ill., establishment, is recalling 1,029 pounds of beef products contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 387

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • May 1

    Ninth Circuit Rejects First Amendment Challenge to Disclosure of Significant Donors to NonProfit

    Ninth Circuit Rejects First Amendment Challenge to Disclosure of Significant Donors to NonProfit
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The Ninth Circuit's opinion in Center for Competitive Politics v. Harris rejected a First Amendment challenge to a disclosure of major donors requirement. The…
  • Apr 29

    Just the Latest Challenge to Obamacare

    Just the Latest Challenge to Obamacare
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Florida Governor Rick Scott filed suit yesterday against the federal government arguing that its move to take away the state's Low Income Pool money compels the state to expand Medicaid under the…
  • Apr 29

    Court Takes on Lethal Injection

    Court Takes on Lethal Injection
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in Glossip v. Gross, the case testing the constitutionality of Oklahoma's three-drug lethal injection cocktail. Our preview is here. The case centers…
Rank this Week: 85

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: 128

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
Rank this Week: 48

The 10b-5 Daily

The 10b-5 Daily

Covers securities class action litigation. By Lyle Roberts.

http://www.the10b-5daily.com/
  • May 1

    Not Congress’s Concern

    Not Congress’s Concern
    The Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act (“SLUSA”) is designed to limit the ability of plaintiffs to avoid the heightened pleading standards (and other procedural and substantive protections) applicable to federal…
  • Apr 17

    Creating Your Own Losse

    Creating Your Own Losse
    Under the PSLRA, the presumptive lead plaintiff in a securities class action is the applicant with the “largest financial interest in the relief sought by the class.”  The largest financial interest is measured by assessing…
  • Mar 25

    Omnicare Decided

    Omnicare Decided
    The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a decision in the Omnicare case holding that opinions presented in registration statements can be subject to Section 11 liability if either (a) the opinion was not genuinely held, or (b) the registration…
Rank this Week: 910

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • May 1

    Harvard Law is an intellectual monoculture

    Harvard Law is an intellectual monoculture
    Report: There are almost no Republican donors teaching at Harvard Law School. Ninety-eight percent of the political donations from faculty go to Democrats. So much for diversity. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full…
  • Apr 29

    Joshua Fershee says "Shareholder Activists Can Add Value and Still Be Wrong"

    Joshua Fershee says "Shareholder Activists Can Add Value and Still Be Wrong"
    I have no problem with shareholders seeking to impose their will on the board of the companies in which they hold stock. I don't see activist shareholder as an inherently bad thing. I do, however,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Apr 29

    Law review editors take note: Danny Solove's peeves re you guys are exactly right

    Law review editors take note: Danny Solove's peeves re you guys are exactly right
    From his post: Here are two of the silliest rules and practices of law review editing: 1. Parentheticals One of the most obnoxious rules is the requirement that nearly all cites need to have a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 110

Practical Academic

Practical Academic

Covers the developments in arbitration and contract law in India and elsewhere.

http://www.practicalacademic.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Assortment of SSRN articles on Constitutional Law in the month of April

    Assortment of SSRN articles on Constitutional Law in the month of April
    1. Do Laws Have a Constitutional Shelf Life? By Alli Orr Larsen, Posted on April 20, 2015.http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2596646.An interesting question is posed about the future of law that was relevant and rational when…
  • Apr 29

    Earthquakes and Surrogacy

    Earthquakes and Surrogacy
    Nepal is hurt. The people of Nepal deserve efficient administration, swift as well as responsive relief measures and empathy. Gestures of world reaching out to Nepal are heartening, though geographical, structural and administrative…
  • Apr 28

    Kill intelligence to make slaves : Silencing dissent

    Kill intelligence to make slaves : Silencing dissent
    Fresh incidences to silence dissent and opinions, especially in South Asia are a matter of critical concern. Attempts to silence have acquired multiple faces ranging from antics of sending Dahi Misal to murder. Gruesome firing and death of…
Rank this Week: 646

White Collar Crime News

White Collar Crime News

Covers white collar crime news. By Jef Henninger.

http://whitecollarcrimenews.com
  • May 1

    Will Chris Christie be arrested in Bridgegate scandal?

    Will Chris Christie be arrested in Bridgegate scandal?
    Today in New Jersey, David Wildstein entered a guilty plea and indictments against Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni were unsealed.  This left most people wondering, well what about Chris Christie?  At least some were expecting that he…
  • Apr 1

    Senator Robert Menendez indicted on corruption charges in New Jersey

    Senator Robert Menendez indicted on corruption charges in New Jersey
    Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey has been accused with trading trading political help for assorted benefits from a Florida eye doctor. The opthalmologist, Dr. Salomon Melgen, allegedly bestowed campaign contributions, plane rides and gifts…
  • Dec 13

    Morris County Fraud Lawyer

    Morris County Fraud Lawyer
    Morris County Fraud Lawyers Morris County, New Jersey is a very wealthy area.  In addition, there are a lot of businesses there.  As a result, there is also a lot of fraud and other white collar crimes.  In fact, the Morris…
Rank this Week: 634

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Judge: No breaks for female sex offender

    Judge: No breaks for female sex offender
    5-1-15 Pennsylvania: A former Bath woman who sexually assaulted a 15-year-old boy was sent to state prison Friday by a Northampton County judge who said she should get no breaks because of her gender. Lisa Winarchick, 50, will serve two…
  • Apr 30

    Officials look to state for answers on sex offender residency

    Officials look to state for answers on sex offender residency
    4-30-15 Wisconsin: Richard Rosa’s brother, Raymond, is one of a number of former sex offenders facing an uncertain future because of an ordinance passed by the City of Milwaukee Common Council last fall that severely limits where…
  • Apr 29

    Living with sex offender costs mom 2 years in prison

    Living with sex offender costs mom 2 years in prison
    4-29-15 Iowa: SIOUX CITY, Iowa —A Pierson woman has been given two years in prison for living with a registered sex offender and leaving her 6-year-old sons with him. The Sioux City Journal reports that 36-year-old Jill Black had pleaded…
Rank this Week: 62

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

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

http://twit.tv/twil
  • May 1

    TWiL 301: Holo-Towels $300 Each

    TWiL 301: Holo-Towels $300 Each
    Hosts: Denise Howell and Sarah Pearson Piracy Whack-a-Mole with the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, is Jay-Z's Tidal music service already an epic failure? Google's Patent Purchase Promotion, tips for live-streaming safely and more! Guests:…
  • Apr 24

    TWiL 300: Leonidas, His 300, and a Few Bars of Patent

    TWiL 300: Leonidas, His 300, and a Few Bars of Patent
    Hosts: Denise Howell John Deere wants to destroy the concept of ownership, Barbie gets creepy, marking your work with a Creative Commons license and more! Guests: Diane Peters, Bernard Chao and Rebecca Tushnet Photo credit: xlibber …
  • Apr 17

    TWiL 299: He Said, She Said

    TWiL 299: He Said, She Said
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Sarah Pearson Digital ownership with professor Aaron Perzanowski, modded dolls, Invisible Girlfriends/Boyfriends and more! Guests: Aaron Perzanowski and Matt Homann Photo credit: Rhys A. Download or subscribe to…
Rank this Week: 298

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • May 1

    Jennifer McKinney Fraud Update

    Jennifer McKinney Fraud Update
    It’s been a while since we have looked at the many legal troubles of Jennifer McKinney (aka “MckMama”) and her husband Israel McKinney. In short, Jennifer and her husband have repeatedly stiffed creditors for hundreds…
  • May 1

    Fostering a Culture of Integrity in Your Busine

    Fostering a Culture of Integrity in Your Busine
    The average business loses approximately 5% of revenues to employee fraud. The employees are running off with money, fixed assets, and business opportunities. They are taking kickbacks from suppliers who overcharge for their products and…
  • Apr 28

    Roca Labs Complaint

    Roca Labs Complaint
    Remember Roca Labs? The company that is suing all sorts of meanies who said mean things about the company and its jars of goop? Well, Marc Randazza (counsel for Opinion Corp and a defendant in a separate lawsuit Roca Labs brought against him)…
Rank this Week: 72

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

New York Employment Attorneys Blog

Covers employment discrimination, severance, wage violations, sexual harassment and civil rights. By The Harman Firm, P.C.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneysblog.com/
  • May 1

    Thoughts to Keep in Mind for May Day 2015

    Thoughts to Keep in Mind for May Day 2015
    Owen H. Laird, Esq. Many people are unaware of the significance of May 1. May 1 is May Day, also known as International Workers Day. In many countries across the world, “Labor Day” is celebrated on May 1. These holidays came to be…
  • Apr 29

    EEOC Brings Another Lawsuit Against Ruby Tuesday Alleging Age Discrimination

    EEOC Brings Another Lawsuit Against Ruby Tuesday Alleging Age Discrimination
    Yarelyn Mena and Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. In February 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) filed a lawsuit in the South District of Florida against Ruby Tuesday, a national restaurant chain, alleging age…
  • Apr 24

    “Religious Freedom” Acts Complicate Employer/Employee Relation

    “Religious Freedom” Acts Complicate Employer/Employee Relation
    Ciera Ambrose and Owen H. Laird, Esq. Recently, there has been an uproar surrounding two recent so-called “religious freedom” acts passed in Indiana and Arkansas. These laws, approved by the Republican-dominated legislatures and…
Rank this Week: 969

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

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

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Alternative Legal Research Database

    Alternative Legal Research Database
    When you think of online legal research, LexisAdvance, WestlawNext, or BloombergLaw probably spring to mind. With summer fast approaching, it may be worthwhile to explore some alternative legal research databases. As a general rule, no other…
  • Apr 28

    Oral Arguments in the Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Case

    Oral Arguments in the Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Case
    SCOTUS heard arguments today and you can listen to the recordings on Question 1 and Question 2.
  • Apr 24

    Oral Arguments in Same-Sex Marriage Case

    Oral Arguments in Same-Sex Marriage Case
    On Tuesday April 28th, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in four cases challenging state bans on same-sex marriages and state bans on recognition of existing same-sex marriages. When decided the consolidated cases will have the title…
Rank this Week: 154

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • May 1

    Motorcyclist Injured in Crash on Route 422 in Lower Pottsgrove, PA

    Motorcyclist Injured in Crash on Route 422 in Lower Pottsgrove, PA
    Lower Pottsgrove, PA — A motorcyclist was hospitalized following a single-vehicle crash in Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. The accident took place on Route 422, near the intersection with Armand Hammer Blvd. The…
  • May 1

    Hit-and-Run Accident Hurts 88-Year-Old Cyclist on Rockway in Queens, New York

    Hit-and-Run Accident Hurts 88-Year-Old Cyclist on Rockway in Queens, New York
    QUEENS, NY — One man was taken to the hospital immediately following a hit-and-run accident in broad daylight in Queens, new York on Thursday, April 16th, 2015. Reports said that the man was hit by the car around 3:00 Thursday…
  • May 1

    Car Accident on Main Street Leaves Two People Hurt in Millville, New Jersey

    Car Accident on Main Street Leaves Two People Hurt in Millville, New Jersey
    MILLVILLE, NJ — Two people were rushed to the hospital following a two-car accident that happened in Millville, New Jersey on Tuesday, March 24th, 2015. New Jersey news sources said that the accident happened at about 7:00 Tuesday…
Rank this Week: 395

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 184

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/
Rank this Week: 3

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Blog

Covers Illinois Nursing Home Abuse, news, updates and commentary. Published by Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyer.center/
  • May 1

    A Better Option for Long-Term Care

    A Better Option for Long-Term Care
    Our team of nursing home negligence attorneys receives similar complaints by families with elderly loved ones, concerned over the true quality of care they are receiving. Families rarely see actual instances of abuse or neglect, rather…
  • Apr 21

    Extendicare Pays $38 Million for Poor Care

    Extendicare Pays $38 Million for Poor Care
    One of the country's largest nursing home chains was recently hit with a $38 million negligence and fraud settlement. This type of healthcare fraud is common in poorly-operated nursing homes throughout the country. Any evidence or suspicion…
  • Mar 11

    Ernie Banks Story Shows Lessons in Elder Financial Abuse

    Ernie Banks Story Shows Lessons in Elder Financial Abuse
    Ernest "Ernie" Banks was a professional baseball player who spent his entire career with the Chicago Cubs, earning him the title "Mr. Cubs." He was a national legend but particularly beloved in Chicago, where we consider him one of the…
Rank this Week: 715

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/
  • May 1

    Dennis Hirsch Paper on Big Data and the FTC's Unfairness Authority

    Dennis Hirsch Paper on Big Data and the FTC's Unfairness Authority
    Dennis D. Hirsch of Capital has written That's Unfair! Or Is It? Big Data, Discrimination and the FTC's Unfairness Authority, 103 Kentucky Law Journal (2015). Here is the abstract: Big data and data analytics (“big data”) can…
  • May 1

    North Carolina bill would ease restrictions on debt buyer

    North Carolina bill would ease restrictions on debt buyer
    The state senate is considering a bill that would eliminate requirements that debt buyers have detailed information about the debt they buy before suing to enforce the debt in court. The bill passed out of committee over the objections of...
  • Apr 30

    Class certified for challenge to D.C. tax-lien scheme

    Class certified for challenge to D.C. tax-lien scheme
    You may recall an excellent and eye-opening series from the Washington Post in the fall of 2013 showing how a combination of relatively small tax underpayments could add up, with fees and penalties, to losing your home in the nation's...
Rank this Week: 71

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • May 1

    Six Officers Charged in the Murder of Freddie Gray

    Six Officers Charged in the Murder of Freddie Gray
    The death of Freddie Gray was officially ruled as a homicide by Baltimore’s attorney, Marilyn Mosby. All six officers involved in the case will face criminal charges. They were quickly taken into custody following the announcement by…
  • May 1

    Bruce Jenner Highlights the Legal Struggles of Transgender People

    Bruce Jenner Highlights the Legal Struggles of Transgender People
    Bruce Jenner has become the most famous American to date to come out as a transgender woman. Last week, the Olympic gold medalist and star of the show Keeping up with the Kardashians appeared for a groundbreaking interview with Diane Sawyer.…
  • Apr 30

    Students Are Jailed for Skipping Class in Texas School District

    Students Are Jailed for Skipping Class in Texas School District
    News recently broke that the Fort Bend Independent School District just outside of Houston has been incarcerating truant students. In Texas, students are forced to pay fines if they miss 10 or more days of school within a six-month period.…
Rank this Week: 560

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

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

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • May 1

    The FCC Raises the Curtain on the Citizens Broadband Radio Service

    The FCC Raises the Curtain on the Citizens Broadband Radio Service
    Shared use of 3.5 GHz band promises greater efficiency, but much work still needs to be done before operations can begin. In a move described by the Commissioners as a “significant step forward” (Chairman Wheeler), history-making…
  • Apr 30

    Hey, Full-Power and Class A TV Licensees: It's Almost May 29. Are You Sure Your Facilities Will Be Protected in the Repack?

    Hey, Full-Power and Class A TV Licensees: It's Almost May 29. Are You Sure Your Facilities Will Be Protected in the Repack?
    Failure to complete construction or to find, and correct, discrepancies in FCC databases could result in less protection than expected. Here’s a heads up reminder to all full-power and Class A TV licensees who expect to be eligible both…
  • Apr 27

    FCC Has More Questions About Designated Entitie

    FCC Has More Questions About Designated Entitie
    Some rules may be tightened, others loosened. The FCC is looking for expedited input about its auction rules governing Designated Entities (DEs). If you have any interest in DE-related matters, heads up: you’ve only got until…
Rank this Week: 873

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys…

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys Blawg

Covers drug recalls, defective products, auto accidents, trucking accidents, settlements, safety tips, new laws and regulations.

http://thomasjhenrylaw.com/blawg/
Rank this Week: 960

HR & Benefits Update

HR & Benefits Update

Covers human resources and other workforce management, compensation and employee benefits laws, policies and practices. By Solutions Law Press.

http://slphrbenefitsupdate.com/
  • May 1

    OSHA Rules Requires New Construction Industry Close Space Safeguards 

    OSHA Rules Requires New Construction Industry Close Space Safeguards 
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today issued a final rule to increase protections for construction workers in confined spaces. Compliance assistance material and additional information is available on…
  • Apr 28

    2016 & 2017 Health Plan Budgets, Workplans Should Anticipate Expected Changes To SBC

    2016 & 2017 Health Plan Budgets, Workplans Should Anticipate Expected Changes To SBC
    Employer and union group health plans and health insurers should plan for the need to update their processes for preparing and distributing the Summary of Benefits & Coverage (SBC) that  Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act…
  • Apr 22

    $1.4M FLSA Back Pay Award Demonstrates Worker Misclassification Risk

    $1.4M FLSA Back Pay Award Demonstrates Worker Misclassification Risk
    Construction industry and other employers should learn from schooling the U.S. Department of Labor (Labor Department) just gave four Long Island City plumbing and heating companies about the consequences of misclassifying workers as…
Rank this Week: 294

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/
  • May 1

    Quebec AMF to revoke derivatives blanket exemption decision effective September 5, 2015

    Quebec AMF to revoke derivatives blanket exemption decision effective September 5, 2015
    Alix d'Anglejan-Chatillon - The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), Quebec's financial services regulator, issued an important decision yesterday which provides for the revocation effective September 5, 2015 of Decision No.…
  • May 1

    Contracting with Corporate Class Funds (or a Sofa)

    Contracting with Corporate Class Funds (or a Sofa)
    Margaret Grottenthaler - Can your sofa enter into a contract? Of course not! Can a class of shares enter into a contract?  Of course not! Both your sofa and the shares are property, not persons. Only an entity with legal personality…
  • Apr 29

    Federal Budget 2015: cooperative regulator and board diversity among Government of Canada's prioritie

    Federal Budget 2015: cooperative regulator and board diversity among Government of Canada's prioritie
    Presented on April 21 by Finance Minister Joe Oliver, Canada’s 2015 Federal Budget includes two commitments of special interest to public companies. These relate, respectively, to the proposed Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory…
Rank this Week: 476

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • May 1

    Summary of April 29, 2015 conference report for civil case

    Summary of April 29, 2015 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been…
  • May 1

    FEHA costs opinion filing Monday

    FEHA costs opinion filing Monday
    On Monday morning, the Supreme Court will file its opinion in Williams v. Chino Valley Independent Fire District, which raises the issue whether a prevailing defendant in an action under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (Gov. Code, §…
  • Apr 30

    Save the Date – National appellate summit to be held in Washington, D.C., this November

    Save the Date – National appellate summit to be held in Washington, D.C., this November
    The Appellate Judges Education Institute (AJEI) is holding its twelfth annual nationwide appellate Summit at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., on November 12 through 15, 2015. The summit is co-sponsored by the Appellate Judges…
Rank this Week: 896

CFPB Monitor

CFPB Monitor

Covers the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Ballard Spahr.

http://www.cfpbmonitor.com
  • May 1

    Proposed MLA expansion cleared to move forward

    Proposed MLA expansion cleared to move forward
    Joseph J. Schuster Yesterday, the House Armed Services Committee removed language from the draft Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act that would have delayed the finalization of rules proposed by the Department of Defense that…
  • Apr 30

    Report from SBREFA Panel on Payday, Title and Installment Loan

    Report from SBREFA Panel on Payday, Title and Installment Loan
    Mark J. Furletti Yesterday, I had the opportunity to participate as an advisor to a small entity representative (“SER”) at the small business review panel on payday, title and installment loans.  (Jeremy Rosenblum…
  • Apr 29

    CFPB settles first overdraft opt-in rule enforcement action

    CFPB settles first overdraft opt-in rule enforcement action
    Barbara S. Mishkin The CFPB announced yesterday that it had reached a settlement with Regions Bank regarding claims that the bank unlawfully charged overdraft fees to customers who had not opted-in for overdraft coverage.  The matter is…
Rank this Week: 691

Delaware Business Litigation…

Delaware Business Litigation Report

Offers case summaries of Delaware court decisions in business-related litigation. By Morris James.

http://www.delawarebusinesslitigation.com/
  • May 1

    Court Of Chancery Explains Limits Of Ratification Defense

    Court Of Chancery Explains Limits Of Ratification Defense
    Calma v. Templeton, C.A. 9579-CB (April 30, 2015) This decision reviews the history of the effect of stockholder ratification on director compensation. Briefly, stockholder ratification will cause the compensation to be subject to the…
  • May 1

    Court Of Chancery Applies Garner In 220 Case

    Court Of Chancery Applies Garner In 220 Case
    In re Lululemon Athletica Inc. 220 Litigation, Consol. C.A. 9039-VCP (April 30, 2015) This is an important Section 220 decision for at least two reasons. First, it holds that the personal records of non-employee directors do not need to be…
  • May 1

    Court Of Chancery Again Accepts Merger Price In An Appraisal

    Court Of Chancery Again Accepts Merger Price In An Appraisal
    Merlin Partners LLP v. Autoinfo Inc., C.A. 8509-VCN (April 30, 2015) This decision is another in a line of recent appraisal cases where the Court of Chancery has relied on the merger price to set the “fair value” of the stock…
Rank this Week: 497

California Nursing Home Abuse…

California Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers various nursing home abuse and elder neglect issues such as signs and symptoms of neglect, and California Elder Abuse and Neglect Law. By Walton Law Firm LLP.

http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • May 1

    Senate Committee Approves Unscrupulous Elder Care Referral Agencies Bill

    Senate Committee Approves Unscrupulous Elder Care Referral Agencies Bill
    Did you search for a nursing home or assisted-living facility in California through an elder care referral agency? In some cases, unfortunately, older adults end up in facilities that have financial arrangements with these referral agencies,…
  • Apr 22

    Rising Costs of Elder Care in California Prompt Additional Scrutiny

    Rising Costs of Elder Care in California Prompt Additional Scrutiny
    Given that reports concerning nursing home abuse and neglect have made clear that such crimes simply don’t discriminate based on the cost of a facility, should Californians be concerned about the link between the rising costs of…
  • Apr 17

    California Begins Clearing Nursing Home Complaint Backlog

    California Begins Clearing Nursing Home Complaint Backlog
    Over the past year, elderly California residents and their family members have been made all too aware that, if they file elder abuse complaints, the Department of Public Health isn’t likely to respond in a timely manner. However,…
Rank this Week: 927

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 83