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Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 2

    MLA Presents: Library Freedom Project Workshop

    MLA Presents: Library Freedom Project Workshop
    To register, please visit http://www.mlalibrary.org/. Alison Macrina, The Library Freedom Project (Boston) from Knight Foundation on Vimeo. ~Betty Thomas~
  • Sep 2

    Reminder: Professionalism for New Attorneys, October 9-10

    Reminder: Professionalism for New Attorneys, October 9-10
    The North Carolina State Bar Professionalism for New Attorneys is a MANDATORY CLE program that newly licensed attorneys must complete in their first year to meet CLE requirements. Date:           …
  • Sep 1

    Charlotte School of Law Launches Homelessness Prevention Clinic

    Charlotte School of Law Launches Homelessness Prevention Clinic
    The Charlotte School of Law has created a new practice ready program designed to assist low income individuals facing eviction. The Homeless Prevention Clinic (HPC) would be a joint venture of the Charlotte School of Law (CSL) and Legal Aid…
Rank this Week: 363

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Sep 2

    RN Steals Pain Medication

    RN Steals Pain Medication
    Wisconsin’s Leader-Telegram reported that Angela Dixon, a registered nurse at Ladysmith Nursing Home, is expected to be charged with several felonies for reportedly stealing nursing home medications for her personal use, according to…
  • Sep 1

    End Unfair Arbitration

    End Unfair Arbitration
    It is critical that we reach our goal of 25,000 signatures and we need to make the final push now.   If you have not already done so, please follow the link below and sign on. Arbitration may have its place with businesses of equal…
  • Sep 1

    Illinois Allows Video Monitoring of NH Resident

    Illinois Allows Video Monitoring of NH Resident
    In a big victory for nursing home residents, Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner signed measures into law that would allow nursing home residents to put cameras in their rooms to protect against abuse and neglect, and prevent fraud and…
Rank this Week: 121

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: 186

The Poblete DC Dispatches

The Poblete DC Dispatches

Features updates on regulatory and public policy matters in Washington, DC in national security, trade, and international law.

http://jasonpoblete.com/
  • Sep 2

    e-Mailgate Is a Symptom of a Larger Problem

    e-Mailgate Is a Symptom of a Larger Problem
    The Hillary Clinton e-mail debacle makes for great fodder for the chattering class, political operatives, and, even foreign governments. For an overwhelming majority of Americans, however, the former Secretary of State is, at best, a…
  • Aug 26

    Trump vs. Univision (Trump Will Win)

    Trump vs. Univision (Trump Will Win)
    Whether you like Donald Trump or not, I’ve never seen a political or business figure in recent times that take command of press events like only Trump can’t do. We’re not used to seeing this because our political elite, over…
  • Aug 23

    Has Liberalism Won?

    Has Liberalism Won?
      “Force the other team to play to our style. Do not play to their style.” That is the advice our football coaches gave us when I was playing high school football many years ago. The gist of that point was that if we played…
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IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Wednesday whimsie

    Wednesday whimsie
    Never too late!  On the Monday of every week this weblog publishes a "Never Too Late ..." feature in which it summarises, complete with links, the topics covered in the previous week's Katposts.  This week was no exception.…
  • Sep 2

    Point: The Economist is Infallible - Patents need to be questioned

    Point: The Economist is Infallible - Patents need to be questioned
    In good, old high-school debate style, Neil and I are doing a point-counterpoint.  The dividing line? This Economist article from August 8th. The article kicks off with the fundamental economic question for IP - how does it…
  • Sep 1

    Even regulations have a heart -- Italian court on moral rights in legal text

    Even regulations have a heart -- Italian court on moral rights in legal text
    Giovanni CasucciFrom fellow IPKat contributor Alberto Bellan comes a moving story about EVERYTHING that matters, ie copyright, love, and Italy (of course).Here's what Alberto writes:"Law students are usually told that one…
Rank this Week: 30

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
Rank this Week: 201

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Sep 2

    New in Print: Hastings Law Journal Special Issue for Charles L. Knapp

    New in Print: Hastings Law Journal Special Issue for Charles L. Knapp
    Last year, Hastings Law hosted a conference in honor of Charles L. Knapp. The proceedings of that conference are now in print. Abstracts can be found here on the Hastings Law Journal homepage. Contract Law Present and Future: A Symposium...
  • Sep 1

    Uber’s Safety Check

    Uber’s Safety Check
    Uber. It just seems to always be in the news for one more lawsuit, doesn’t it. In late August, the district attorneys for San Francisco and Los Angeles filed a civil complaint against the company alleging that it is making...
  • Sep 1

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal RECENT TOP PAPERS RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 154 Bitcoin and the Uniform Commercial Code Jeanne L. Schroeder Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law 2 147 The…
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Lawyerist

Lawyerist

Covers law practice management, marketing, technology and legal careers.

http://lawyerist.com
  • Sep 2

    How To Survive the Summer Child-Care Void Next Year

    How To Survive the Summer Child-Care Void Next Year
    The summer child care dilemma is not going to be easily solved anytime soon. But with some planning and work, you can make your children’s summers fun and memorable while still building your law practice.How To Survive the Summer…
  • Sep 1

    Solosmall Incubators Are Catching On

    Solosmall Incubators Are Catching On
    Incubators are all the rage in the (non-law) business world. They exist to provide start-ups of all flavors with resources, connections, and sometimes outright cold hard cash so that they can succeed. In the law arena, incubators have been a…
  • Sep 1

    Podcast #32: Sonia Miller Van Oort’s Non-Traditional Law Firm

    Podcast #32: Sonia Miller Van Oort’s Non-Traditional Law Firm
    What does a law firm look like without the traditional hierarchy? Sona Miller Van Oort's firm has a flat governance structure, transparent compensation, and offers alternative-fee arrangements to every client. Plus, why it's silly to let your…
Rank this Week: 117

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Sep 2

    Immigrant Shift: The Changing California Workforce

    Immigrant Shift: The Changing California Workforce
    California has the seventh-largest economy in the world, and immigrants have a long history in building that prosperity. Today, one out of every three working people in California is an immigrant – and their share has grown in recent…
  • Sep 2

    Baseball Icon Fernando Valenzuela Becomes U.S. Citizen

    Baseball Icon Fernando Valenzuela Becomes U.S. Citizen
    Former Immigrant of the Day Fernando Valenzuela, who was born in Mexico, was a star pitcher for six different teams during his Major League Baseball career, most notably the Los Angeles Dodgers, with whom he pitched from 1980 to 1990....
  • Sep 2

    Immigration Article of the Day: Binding the Enforcers: The Administrative Law Struggle Behind Pres. Obama's Immigration Actions by Michael Kagan

    Immigration Article of the Day: Binding the Enforcers: The Administrative Law Struggle Behind Pres. Obama's Immigration Actions by Michael Kagan
    Binding the Enforcers: The Administrative Law Struggle Behind Pres. Obama's Immigration Actions by Michael Kagan, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Richmond Law Review, Vol. 50, 2016, Forthcoming…
Rank this Week: 16

Business Blog

Business Blog

Covers business law, labor & employment, real estate and securities and finance topics. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • Sep 2

    The New Jersey Family-School Partnership Act Would Provide Leave for Parents to Attend School Activitie

    The New Jersey Family-School Partnership Act Would Provide Leave for Parents to Attend School Activitie
    The first few weeks of the new school year can be stressful for children and their parents, as everyone adjusts to new schedules and routines. In New Jersey, lawmakers are currently considering legislation, the New Jersey Family-School…
  • Sep 1

    Are Space Laws The Next Legal Frontier?

    Are Space Laws The Next Legal Frontier?
    As the natural resources on Earth grow scarce, some businesses are looking outside our atmosphere. While sending miners to an asteroid may seem like the plot of a science fiction movie, it could become a reality in the foreseeable future. If…
  • Aug 31

    The FTC’s Cybersecurity Authority Is Affirmed By The Third Circuit

    The FTC’s Cybersecurity Authority Is Affirmed By The Third Circuit
    Decisions have been made regarding the FTC’s cybersecurity authority… In a precedential decision, the Third Circuit Cmorourt of Appeals recently affirmed the cybersecurity authority of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to hold…
Rank this Week: 797

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

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

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Audits for certain governmental entities posted on September 1, 2015

    Audits for certain governmental entities posted on September 1, 2015
    Audits for certain governmental entities posted on September 1, 2015Source: Office of the State ComptrollerOn September 1, 2015 New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced his office completed audits of the governmental entities…
  • Sep 1

    Proper and timely service of an action critical to going forward with the lawsuit

    Proper and timely service of an action critical to going forward with the lawsuit
    Proper and timely service of an action critical to going forward with the lawsuitAngletti v Morreale, 2015 NY Slip Op 06647, Court of AppealsMarcus Morreale initially declined to be designated as a candidate for the County Legislature,…
  • Sep 1

    The five most read NYPPL cases summaries as of August 31, 2015

    The five most read NYPPL cases summaries as of August 31, 2015
    The five most read NYPPL cases summaries as of August 31, 2015[Click on text highlighted in colorto access the post] More than 4,000 case summaries have been posted on NYPPL as of August 31, 2015. Google Statistics reports that of…
Rank this Week: 63

The Employer Handbook

The Employer Handbook

Covers labor and employment law of PA, NJ and DE businesses. By Eric B. Meyer.

http://www.theemployerhandbook.com/
Rank this Week: 923

Cordell Parvin Blog

Cordell Parvin Blog

Covers career development, client development, and lawyer marketing.

http://www.cordellblog.com
  • Sep 2

    16 Things Law Firms Expect of New Lawyer

    16 Things Law Firms Expect of New Lawyer
    Next Tuesday many first year associates started their legal careers in law firms across the US and Canada. For many years I was asked to speak during their orientation. Next month on October 23, I will be the Keynote speaker at a Boston Bar…
  • Sep 1

    Law Firm Leaders and Marketing Directors: Is Your Firm on Twitter?

    Law Firm Leaders and Marketing Directors: Is Your Firm on Twitter?
    Is your law firm on Twitter?  I find that many large firms are on Twitter, but fewer small and medium firms. You likely think that none of the CEOs or GCs of your clients are on Twitter, so why should you be. I also questioned the value…
  • Aug 31

    Success: Can You See an Incredibly Ambitious Goal ?

    Success: Can You See an Incredibly Ambitious Goal ?
    When I coach lawyers, I ask: Do you have an incredibly ambitious goal that energizes you? Why ask that question? As you will see in the video clip below, there is a biological reason. Scientists would tell you it is because of dopamine. Do…
Rank this Week: 576

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Sep 2

    Artificial intelligence to be ‘the norm’ in law firms by 2020

    Artificial intelligence to be ‘the norm’ in law firms by 2020
    Artificial intelligence at law firms and in-house legal departments near you. Don’t worry – before they replace us, the robots will work with us – and then they’ll send us off to the people zoo: “All law…
  • Sep 1

    Fundamentals Of Bad In-House Job

    Fundamentals Of Bad In-House Job
    A few things to look out for if you're considering taking an in-house job, according to Biglaw partner turned senior in-house lawyer Mark Herrmann. The post Fundamentals Of Bad In-House Jobs appeared on InhouseBlog.com.
  • Aug 30

    Former GC found liable for $148M

    Former GC found liable for $148M
    A Delaware judge on Thursday found two Dole officials liable for $148 million for driving down the company’s stock price in a 2013 leveraged buyout.… The post Former GC found liable for $148M appeared on InhouseBlog.com.
Rank this Week: 245

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

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

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Sep 2

    The Case for Rate Regulation of Hospital Price

    The Case for Rate Regulation of Hospital Price
    Erin C. Fuse Brown, Resurrecting Healthcare Rate Regulation, 67 Hastings L. J. (forthcoming, 2015), available at SSRN.Jessica Lind MantelWith health spending in the U.S. outpacing both general inflation and spending by other developed…
  • Sep 1

    How Families Gain Recognition

    How Families Gain Recognition
    Elizabeth S. Scott & Robert E. Scott, From Contract to Status: Collaboration and the Evolution of Novel Family Relationships, 115 Colum. L. Rev. 293 (2015).Douglas NeJaimeFamily law scholarship features a significant amount of normative…
  • Aug 17

    Jotwell 2015 Summer Break

    Jotwell 2015 Summer Break
    Jotwell is taking a short summer break. Posting will resume on Tuesday, September 1. However, even while we’re on break, we’ll be accepting submissions, editing them, updating the site’s theme, and preparing new sections we…
Rank this Week: 266

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

TheCorporateCounsel.net Blog

Covers corporate and securities law. By Broc Romanek.

http://www.thecorporatecounsel.net/Blog/
  • Sep 2

    Proxy Access: Imagine No Holding Periods!

    Proxy Access: Imagine No Holding Periods!
    Proxy access is being debated in Canada ahead of a possible proposal (see this memo) – and this excerpt from this article gives a sense of the possible stakes: Proponents of “proxy access” all agree to these conditions or…
  • Sep 1

    Rule 506(c): Updated Stat

    Rule 506(c): Updated Stat
    Recently, someone posted a query in our “Q&A Forum” wondering if there were any updated states on Rule 506(c) placements (Corp Fin Director Keith Higgins had given some preliminary stats in this speech last year). Here are…
  • Aug 31

    Pay Ratio: Media Tries to Sleuth Out Ratios Based on 3rd-Party Data

    Pay Ratio: Media Tries to Sleuth Out Ratios Based on 3rd-Party Data
    I’m wrapping up a comprehensive “pay ratio” chapter for the 2016 edition of our “Executive Compensation Disclosure Treatise” (order your copy now – 1600 pages!) and came across this article by Quartz.…
Rank this Week: 289

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Sep 2

    Speaking Lessons from the Supreme Court

    Speaking Lessons from the Supreme Court
    Although it isn’t something I freely admit to my friends outside the legal world, I can share with you how much fun I routinely have on Oyez.org, the Supreme Court media site. If you haven’t checked out this site yet, do so…
  • Sep 2

    Speaking Lessons from the Supreme Court

    Speaking Lessons from the Supreme Court
    Although it isn’t something I freely admit to my friends outside the legal world, I can share with you how much fun I routinely have on Oyez.org, the Supreme Court media site. If you haven’t checked out this site yet, do so…
  • Sep 1

    What You Need to Know About Client Feedback Program

    What You Need to Know About Client Feedback Program
    Question: We’d like to start a client feedback program. What do we need to consider when implementing this type of program? In this edition of "Ask the Experts from the Legal Marketing Association," Jim Jarrell, Stacy Smith and Ian…
Rank this Week: 394

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 2

    ESIL/PluriCourts Women in International Law Happy Hour

    ESIL/PluriCourts Women in International Law Happy Hour
    Friday 11 September 2015, from 17:30 to 19:30 Location: Domus Media, Kjerka (University of Oslo) Professor Cecilia M. Bailliet and Assistant Professor Chiara Giorgetti warmly welcome women interested in studying or practicing International…
  • Aug 22

    Read On! Starvation as a Weapon – Domestic Policies of Deliberate Starvation as a Means to an End under International Law

    Read On! Starvation as a Weapon – Domestic Policies of Deliberate Starvation as a Means to an End under International Law
    Simone Hutter, Starvation as a Weapon – Domestic Policies of Deliberate Starvation as a Means to an End under International Law, Brill / Nijhoff 2015 The media’s fondness for images of cracked earth and withered crops gives…
  • Aug 22

    Introducing Simone Hutter

    Introducing Simone Hutter
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome Simone Hutter as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Simone is a legal analyst who supports ECOFACT’s environmental and social due diligence team with her expertise in human rights. Prior to…
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California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Sep 2

    Officers And The Internal Affairs Doctrine

    Officers And The Internal Affairs Doctrine
    My guess is that most attorneys would say that the duty of an officer to the corporation are governed by the law of the state of incorporation under the “internal affairs doctrine”.  As explained by the U.S. Supreme Court,…
  • Sep 1

    Overcoming A Securities Overissue

    Overcoming A Securities Overissue
    I like to remind my colleagues that California has two securities laws. Neither of these laws applies exclusively to corporations or other entities organized under California law.  The Corporate Securities Law of 1968, Cal. Corp.…
  • Aug 31

    In California, A Snail Is Sometimes A Fish And A Goldfish Isn’t

    In California, A Snail Is Sometimes A Fish And A Goldfish Isn’t
    With statutes, it can be dangerous to rely on plain meaning.  Most people, for example, would not consider an amphibian, such as a frog, or a mollusk, such as a snail, to be fish.  However, the California Fish & Game Code…
Rank this Week: 382

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Sep 2

    Goldberg on Weinstein

    Goldberg on Weinstein
    As part of the Clifford Symposium, John Goldberg has written a piece on Judge Weinstein, for whom he clerked. Entitled Judging Responsibility, Responsible Judging, the abstract provides: This essay, published in the Twentieth Annual Clifford…
  • Sep 1

    CFP: AALS Insurance Law Section

    CFP: AALS Insurance Law Section
    The AALS Section on Insurance Law will hold a program on Insurance and Litigation during the AALS 2016 Annual Meeting in New York. The program is scheduled for Sunday, January 9, 2016, from 10:30 AM to 12:15 PM. The program...
  • Aug 31

    The Innocent Sellers Fairness Act

    The Innocent Sellers Fairness Act
    Twelve U.S. House members are sponsoring the Innocent Sellers Fairness Act (H.R. 1199), designed to remove liability for product injuries from sellers and keep it on manufacturers. The bill would make it so that no seller of any product…
Rank this Week: 127

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Sep 2

    Seniors Who Cannot Make Ends Meet -- UCLA Documents "The Hidden Poor"

    Seniors Who Cannot Make Ends Meet -- UCLA Documents "The Hidden Poor"
    UCLA's Center for Health Policy Research has issued its August 2015 report on "The Hidden Poor," using county-by-county data to demonstrate that "federal" definitions of poverty are not a sufficient measure of true poverty…
  • Sep 2

    Register Now: Webinar on Balancing Protection and Self-Determination

    Register Now: Webinar on Balancing Protection and Self-Determination
    The National Consumer Law Center (NCLC), the ABA and the Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities announce an upcoming webinar on September 22, 2015 from 2-3:30 edt. According to the website, Research shows that empowering individuals…
  • Sep 1

    University Battle Over Alzheimer's Research Dollars Not Resolved by Court Decision

    University Battle Over Alzheimer's Research Dollars Not Resolved by Court Decision
    While visiting in California this summer, I began following the dispute between University of California San Diego (UCSD), a public university, and University of Southern California (USC), a private university, over control of Alzheimer's…
Rank this Week: 184

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 2

    Steroid Injections for Back Pain May Not be Helpful

    Steroid Injections for Back Pain May Not be Helpful
    Many recent studies looked at the efficacy of steroid injections for back pain.  Patients suffering from back pain often receive steroid injections, looking for long-term relief.  But these studies show that the injections do not…
  • Sep 1

    Strip Clubs Are Often the Target of Unfair Labor Lawsuit

    Strip Clubs Are Often the Target of Unfair Labor Lawsuit
    Attorney Justin Swartz in New York City focuses much of his practice on representing female dancers at adult entertainment nightclubs.  These claims involve violations of federal and state labor laws.  Many clubs categorize the…
  • Aug 31

    Are Your Cancer Meds Fake?

    Are Your Cancer Meds Fake?
    The short answer is “they might be”; your prescription cancer drugs can be fakes with no medicinal value to them. That is what the United States will set out to prove when it charges a Canadian drug company in federal court in…
Rank this Week: 822

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

Fictional account of a junior barrister practising at the English Bar.

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • Sep 2

    Book recommendation: Law, Liberty and the Constitution: A Brief History of the Common Law by Harry Potter

    Book recommendation: Law, Liberty and the Constitution: A Brief History of the Common Law by Harry Potter
    Throughout English history the rule of law and the preservation of liberty have been inseparable, and both are intrinsic to England’s constitution. This accessible and entertaining history traces the growth of the law from its…
  • Sep 1

    In my dream

    In my dream
    “What would be your dream life, BabyB?” asked OldRuin over coffee this morning. “I’ve no idea,” I replied. “But I guess it’d have to involve having financial security for my mother. Maybe pay off her…
  • Aug 31

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon
    This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for…
Rank this Week: 964

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 472

Music & Copyright's Blog

Music & Copyright's Blog

Covers global copyright and legal issues affecting the music industry.

http://musicandcopyright.wordpress.com
  • Sep 2

    New issue of Music & Copyright

    New issue of Music & Copyright
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. PRS for Music begins legal action against SoundCloud UK authors’ society PRS for Music has begun legal action…
  • Aug 5

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Brazil country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Brazil country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. Music Piracy: No longer headline news, but the problem persists with big brand support The fifth annual survey by Music…
  • Jul 22

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Mexico country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Mexico country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. European Parliament adopts MEP Julia Reda’s copyright report The European Parliament has voted by a large majority…
Rank this Week: 861

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Sep 2

    Today in Legal History: First Labor Day Celebrated

    Today in Legal History: First Labor Day Celebrated
    The first Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882 in New York City.  Two years, later, the holiday was changed to the first Monday in September.  While it is unclear who first suggested Labor Day (some sources say it…
  • Sep 1

    Casebooks in the Law Library

    Casebooks in the Law Library
    The law library owns one copy of each casebook in current use for all first-year classes.  The copies are shelved in the Reserve section of the library and can only be checked out for two hours (or used in the Reserve area without being…
  • Aug 28

    New Walkover collection titles – fiction

    New Walkover collection titles – fiction
    Take time in your busy academic schedule for some non-law, thought provoking reading. Each won coveted literary awards. Enjoy! PR9619.3.F525N37 2015 From the publisher:  “In We Are All Completely beside Ourselves,  author…
Rank this Week: 734

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

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

    What do you do about the inventory when a landlord buys a property with a sitting tenant?

    What do you do about the inventory when a landlord buys a property with a sitting tenant?
    If you buy a property with a sitting tenant - do you need to get a new inventory done? The post What do you do about the inventory when a landlord buys a property with a sitting tenant? appeared first on The Landlord Law Blog.
  • Sep 1

    Landlord Law TV is now live!

    Landlord Law TV is now live!
    The first episode of Landlord Law TV is finally live - Ben and I talking on chairs and an interview with barrister Sam Madge Wyld. The post Landlord Law TV is now live! appeared first on The Landlord Law Blog.
  • Aug 31

    Looking at Housing benefit and Discretionary Housing Payment

    Looking at Housing benefit and Discretionary Housing Payment
    Housing Benefit and Discretionary Housing Payments are difficult topics. Ben Reeve Lewis has some guidance here The post Looking at Housing benefit and Discretionary Housing Payment appeared first on The Landlord Law Blog.
Rank this Week: 399

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Sep 2

    Jackson Office Occupancy Rates Are Stable

    Jackson Office Occupancy Rates Are Stable
    Here is CBRE’s 2015 Report on Jackson Office Occupancy Rates. The overall vacancy rate is 21.5%, roughly the same as a year ago. Downtown continues to have the largest vacancy rate at 32.6%. Highland Colony has a lower vacancy rate…
  • Aug 31

    Maybe Law Students Should Line Up Job Before Law School

    Maybe Law Students Should Line Up Job Before Law School
    In this NY Times Op-ed last week Steven Harper bashed the ABA for not doing enough about “the crisis in legal education.” The problem: too many law students with too much debt and not enough jobs. The author singled out three law…
  • Aug 26

    The Good, The Bad and the Ugly From the Bar Economic Survey

    The Good, The Bad and the Ugly From the Bar Economic Survey
    This week the Mississippi Bar released the results from the 2014 Mississippi Bar Economic Survey. Here it is. The last survey was for 2011. The Good: Pay for associates, secretaries and legal assistants is up from 2011 levels. Only 21.8%…
Rank this Week: 481

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Toronto Estate Law Blog

Covers estate litigation, ethics, executors & trustees, succession planning and wills. Includes podcasts on estate and succession planning. By Hull & Hull.

http://estatelaw.hullandhull.com/
  • Sep 1

    Removal of a Co-Trustee of an RESP

    Removal of a Co-Trustee of an RESP
    Families with young children are encouraged to start saving for their education as early as possible. The RESP is one of the most popular methods used to accomplish this; however, it is not uncommon for it to become the subject of disputes if…
  • Sep 1

    Hull on Estates # 431 – Delirium and Dementia

    Hull on Estates # 431 – Delirium and Dementia
    This week on Hull on Estates, Natalia Angelini and Nick Esterbauer discuss a recent paper by Wendy Griesdorf, which highlights the differences between delirium and dementia, and the relevance of this distinction within the context of estate…
  • Sep 1

    Answering Questions During Examination

    Answering Questions During Examination
    The Rules of Civil Procedure are quite clear as to when a lawyer may answer questions on behalf of their client during an examination for discovery.  The Rules though, appear to be less clear with respect to cross-examinations on…
Rank this Week: 93

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Sep 1

    Wednesday’s ILTACON Sessions: eDiscovery Trend

    Wednesday’s ILTACON Sessions: eDiscovery Trend
    As noted yesterday and Monday, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2015 (now known as ILTACON) is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily will be reporting this week about the latest…
  • Aug 31

    Tuesday’s ILTACON Sessions: eDiscovery Trend

    Tuesday’s ILTACON Sessions: eDiscovery Trend
    As noted yesterday, the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2015 (now known as ILTACON) is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily will be reporting this week about the latest eDiscovery trends…
  • Aug 30

    Welcome to ILTACON 2015!: eDiscovery Trend

    Welcome to ILTACON 2015!: eDiscovery Trend
    The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual educational conference of 2015 (now known as ILTACON) kicked off yesterday with several networking events, and begins in earnest today with the first day of sessions. If…
Rank this Week: 946

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 781

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    **Correction** Two Vehicle Crash on SH28 Sends One to Hospital

    **Correction** Two Vehicle Crash on SH28 Sends One to Hospital
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
  • Sep 1

    Two Vehicle Crash on SH28 Sends One to Hospital (Final Update)

    Two Vehicle Crash on SH28 Sends One to Hospital (Final Update)
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
  • Sep 1

    Update: Single vehicle crash NB SH39 at milepost 14, near Aberdeen

    Update: Single vehicle crash NB SH39 at milepost 14, near Aberdeen
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
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FDA Law Blog

FDA Law Blog

Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.

http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/
  • Sep 1

    The Other Shoe Drops on Just Mayo

    The Other Shoe Drops on Just Mayo
    By Ricardo Carvajal – FDA issued a warning letter to Hampton Creek alleging that its Just Mayo products are misbranded, in part because they purport to be a food governed by a standard of identity – namely, mayonnaise – that...
  • Aug 31

    Latest Developments in the Amarin Litigation – Does Settlement Loom? And What Would it Mean?

    Latest Developments in the Amarin Litigation – Does Settlement Loom? And What Would it Mean?
    By David C. Gibbons – An August 28, 2015 letter to Judge Paul Engelmayer, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, from the attorneys representing Amarin, Inc. (“Amarin”) indicated that the parties on both sides of…
  • Aug 30

    Priority Review Voucher Updates: Valuation, Eligibility, Reauthorization

    Priority Review Voucher Updates: Valuation, Eligibility, Reauthorization
    By Alexander J. Varond – Hardly a week goes by without news of FDA’s priority review voucher (“PRV”) programs. The last several weeks are no exception. In this blog post, we focus on five key updates related to FDA’s tropical...
Rank this Week: 270

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Sep 1

    Tip of the month: Develop a formal communications plan

    Tip of the month: Develop a formal communications plan
    To improve the flow of communications within your legal team, develop a simple chart showing who should talk to whom, about what, and when. For example, the firm’s responsible partner could provide a weekly status email to the…
  • Aug 25

    Business development best practices: Don’t stop

    Business development best practices: Don’t stop
    Selling is a numbers game. New life insurance agents are sometimes taught the “100/10/3 formula:” You must approach one hundred people to get 10 appointments and three customers. The exact numbers will be different for lawyers,…
  • Aug 18

    The heart of LPM: Communication, Part 2 of 2

    The heart of LPM: Communication, Part 2 of 2
    A guest post by Ed Burke 5. Communications is a process not an art. Unlike what many people think, communications is more of a process than an art. (The real art in communications is in forming the right questions and...
Rank this Week: 677

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Sep 1

    Colloquia/Workshops (Atlanta, GA)

    Colloquia/Workshops (Atlanta, GA)
    Emory University School of Law Liza Vertinsky, Emory University School of Law presents her paper entitled Hidden Costs of Free Patents.
  • Aug 26

    Workshops and Colloquia (Atlanta, GA)

    Workshops and Colloquia (Atlanta, GA)
    Emory University School of Law Johan van der Vyver, Emory University School of Law presented his paper entitled The Isis Crisis and the Development of International Humanitarian Law.
  • Aug 24

    Access Group Legal Education Research Symposium — Savannah, GA

    Access Group Legal Education Research Symposium — Savannah, GA
    Access Group presents its inaugural Legal Education Research Symposium Nov. 8-9, 2015. Access Group’s 2015 Legal Education Research Symposium offers law school deans, administrators, faculty and researchers from across the...
Rank this Week: 26

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Sep 1

    Rey de Suazilandia escoge a otra joven esposa

    Rey de Suazilandia escoge a otra joven esposa
    Todo parece indicar que la tarde de este lunes el rey Mswati de Suazilandia escogió a una nueva novia en el evento planeado para tal fin: Umhlanga, que es una danza tradicional donde jóvenes solteras vírgenes suazis,…
  • Sep 1

    Proponen el odio como agravante de homicidio en El Salvador

    Proponen el odio como agravante de homicidio en El Salvador
    Esta semana en la Asamblea Legislativa del El salvador, a nivel comisiones se aprobó modificar el Código Penal del país para incluir como agravantes de los delitos de coacción, amenazas y homicidio el odio racial,…
  • Sep 1

    Petición judicial para que se prohíba al equipo de rugby de Sudáfrica participar en mundial

    Petición judicial para que se prohíba al equipo de rugby de Sudáfrica participar en mundial
    Ante el Tribunal Superior de Pretoria, Sudáfrica, se verificará el día de hoy la audiencia respecto de la petición urgente que se presentó el pasado 30 de agosto para pedir que un juez prohíba a los…
Rank this Week: 258

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Sep 1

    Eli Lilly and Company v. Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc. (S.D. Ind. 2015)

    Eli Lilly and Company v. Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc. (S.D. Ind. 2015)
    District Court Finds Lilly Patent Infringed Based on Inducement of Infringement by Single Actor By Donald Zuhn -- Last week, in Eli Lilly and Company v. Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc., Judge Tanya Walton Pratt of the U.S. District Court for…
  • Aug 31

    Inline Plastics Corp. v. EasyPak, LLC (Fed. Cir. 2015)

    Inline Plastics Corp. v. EasyPak, LLC (Fed. Cir. 2015)
    Claim Terms Not Limited to Specific Embodiment By Joseph Herndon -- In Inline Plastics Corp. v. EasyPak, LLC, the Federal Circuit offered some bits of wisdom for patent application specification drafting, while applying well-known case law to…
  • Aug 30

    Court Report

    Court Report
    By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. et al. v. Merck & Co., Inc. et al. 1:15-cv-00572; filed July 7, 2015 in the District Court of…
Rank this Week: 66

RegBlog

RegBlog

A regulation blog, in affiliation with the Penn Program on Regulation. From the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 514

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Paris, 30 juin 2015 : substitution

    Paris, 30 juin 2015 : substitution
    La Cour d'Appel de Paris se pose la question de savoir si le brevet européen s'est substitué au brevet français prioritaire (NDLR : en fait il n'y a jamais eu de délivrance du brevet français). L'Art…
  • Aug 30

    T1273/11 : répartition des frai

    T1273/11 : répartition des frai
    L'Intimée (Opposante) demandait une répartition des frais en sa faveur au motif que la Titulaire avait pour des raisons tactiques décidé de ne pas assister à la procédure orale devant la division…
  • Aug 27

    L'invention de la semaine

    L'invention de la semaine
    L'invention a pour objet un dispositif pour stopper le hoquet. A device for curing hiccups, comprising: - a metallic cup-like vessel being a first electrode for producing electricity adapted to be applied to the lip of the user; and - a…
Rank this Week: 630

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

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

    Ninth Circuit OKs Jesus Statute on Public Land

    Ninth Circuit OKs Jesus Statute on Public Land
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School A divided panel of the Ninth Circuit today upheld a U.S. Forest Service decision to renew a permit for the Knights of Columbus's Jesus statute on public land. The ruling means that Jesus...
  • Sep 1

    District Judge Finds "Obamacare" Contraception Mandate Unconstitutional as applied to "March for Life"

    District Judge Finds "Obamacare" Contraception Mandate Unconstitutional as applied to "March for Life"
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In an opinion that essentially extends religious protections to a nonreligious organization, Judge Richard Leon has ruled in March for Life v. Burwell that the…
  • Aug 28

    DC Circuit Finds No First Amendment Violation in Statute Limiting Expression at Supreme Court

    DC Circuit Finds No First Amendment Violation in Statute Limiting Expression at Supreme Court
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its substantial opinion in Hodge v. Talkin, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit upheld the constitutionality of statutory prohibitions…
Rank this Week: 85

Brain Injury News and Information…

Brain Injury News and Information Blog

Covers brain injury, head injury, concussion, coma, traumatic epilepsy and other brain trauma.

http://braininjury.blogs.com/braininjury/
  • Sep 1

    NFL influences Sony in Production of Concussion Movie

    NFL influences Sony in Production of Concussion Movie
    The NY Times reports this evening that they have discovered Wiki leaks showing how the NFL pressured Sony to alter their upcoming film, Concussion which documents the discovery of the link between professional football and the development of…
  • Aug 20

    NFL Concussion Litigation: Brain Injury Association of America Files Amicus Brief With Third Circuit Court of Appeal

    NFL Concussion Litigation: Brain Injury Association of America Files Amicus Brief With Third Circuit Court of Appeal
    My partner, Shana De Caro and I are honored to have submitted an amicus brief on behalf of the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) to the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals in the NFL concussion litigation explaining the…
  • Aug 13

    Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act – Capital Hill Briefing

    Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act – Capital Hill Briefing
    On September 16th from 11:30 to 12:30 in the Senate Russell Building, room 485, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) will be co-sponsoring a Senate briefing to discuss S. 849, Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act. The…
Rank this Week: 419

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Thoughts on American Hysteria: What Promoting My Book on Political Extremism Has Taught Me About… Political Extremism

    Thoughts on American Hysteria: What Promoting My Book on Political Extremism Has Taught Me About… Political Extremism
    Andrew BurtMy first book, American Hysteria: The Untold Story of Mass Political Extremism in the United States, was published this last May. To my surprise, the process of promoting the book – giving talks and hosting discussions on…
  • Sep 1

    Current Culture War Cases and the Constitution

    Current Culture War Cases and the Constitution
    1. I'm deeply puzzled about the constitutional basis for the Rowan County clerk's claim that she cannot be forced to have her name attached to marriage certificates for couples who, her religious beliefs tell her, simply cannot be…
  • Aug 31

    The Construction of Original Public Meaning

    The Construction of Original Public Meaning
    I've posted a draft of my latest article, The Construction of Original Public Meaning, on SSRN. It's a response to a really wonderful recent work of scholarship, Founding-Era Translations of the Constitution, by Christina Mulligan, Michael…
Rank this Week: 82

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Sep 1

    Guest Post: Coverage for Future Injuries: Is Your Cyber Policy Up To The Neiman Marcus Challenge?

    Guest Post: Coverage for Future Injuries: Is Your Cyber Policy Up To The Neiman Marcus Challenge?
    As I discussed in a recent post, on July 20, 2015, the Seventh Circuit issued its opinion in the Neiman Marcus consumer data breach class action lawsuit. In its opinion (a copy of which can be found here), the appellate court ruled that the…
  • Aug 31

    When Data Hacks Lead to D&O Lawsuits, Actual and Threatened

    When Data Hacks Lead to D&O Lawsuits, Actual and Threatened
    Many observers, including even this blog, have speculated whether the rising wave of data breaches and cyber security attacks will result in litigation against the directors and officers of the affected companies. Indeed, in 2014, there were…
  • Aug 30

    A Closer Look at the Massive $148 Million Damages Award Against Dole’ s CEO and General Counsel

    A Closer Look at the Massive $148 Million Damages Award Against Dole’ s CEO and General Counsel
    A frequent theme these days in the world of corporate and securities litigation is the complaint about merger objection litigation – how virtually every deal announced attracts at least one lawsuit, and how all too often the cases are…
Rank this Week: 145

Photo Attorney

Photo Attorney

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

http://www.photoattorney.com
  • Sep 1

    eCO Registration System Down

    eCO Registration System Down
    Over the weekend, as part of routine maintenance, the Library of Congress shut down a data center that hosts a number of U.S. Copyright Office systems, including the online copyright registration system, eCO. The Library of Congress attempted…
  • Aug 22

    Copyright Office Posts Responses to Visual Arts Notice of Inquiry

    Copyright Office Posts Responses to Visual Arts Notice of Inquiry
    From the Illustrators Partnership (posted with permission): The Copyright Office has posted the responses to its Visual Arts Notice of Inquiry: http://copyright.gov/policy/visualworks/comments/ They say they “received a large…
  • Aug 18

    Limited Time Offer: 30% off of Lynda.com Membership

    Limited Time Offer: 30% off of Lynda.com Membership
    All lynda.com memberships are 30% off starting today, August 18th, through August 24th. Lynda.com has long been a great resource for photographers. Get access to this great content, including the Photo Attorney…
Rank this Week: 341