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Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Sui Generis--a New York law blog

Offers commentary on civil rights issues, recent decisions and other areas of interest to New York civil litigators and criminal practitioners. By Nicole L. Black.

http://nylawblog.typepad.com/suigeneris/
  • Oct 20

    Criminal and privacy implications of drone

    Criminal and privacy implications of drone
    This week's Daily Record column is entitled "Criminal and privacy implications of drones." My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Criminal, privacy implications of drones Every summer I work on the annual update for the…
  • Oct 9

    Two U.S. judges allow service using Facebook

    Two U.S. judges allow service using Facebook
    This week's Daily Record column is entitled "Two U.S. judges allow service using Facebook." My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Two U.S. judges allow service using Facebook I think by now we can all agree that social…
  • Oct 7

    Pennsylvania bar on lawyers, social media, ethic

    Pennsylvania bar on lawyers, social media, ethic
    This week's Daily Record column is entitled "Pennsylvania bar on lawyers, social media, ethics." My past Daily Record articles can be accessed here. ***** Pennsylvania bar on lawyers, social media, ethics As social media permeates our…
Rank this Week: 361

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    US v. Fowlkes (9th Cir. - Aug. 25, 2014)

    US v. Fowlkes (9th Cir. - Aug. 25, 2014)
    I'll merely recite the relevant facts of this case without (much) commentary.  With the caveat that they are a little gross, so the squeamish might want to skip to the next post:The defendant (Mark Fowlkes) is a big guy, and the DEA…
  • Oct 17

    Johnson v. Appellate Division (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 17, 2014)

    Johnson v. Appellate Division (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 17, 2014)
    The Court of Appeal confirms today that when CCP says that you have to have "three judges" on the panels that hears appeals, it really means "three".  Not two.  Three.  Even if two judges are enough to issue a judgment.You…
  • Oct 17

    Nixon Peabody v. Superior Court (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 17, 2014)

    Nixon Peabody v. Superior Court (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 17, 2014)
    Here are two hypotheticals.  Tell me how you think each one should come out.Hypothetical One.  Plaintiff files a state court lawsuit through counsel, plaintiff and his attorney decide to dismiss the lawsuit and refile it, and…
Rank this Week: 162

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 155

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: 130

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Oct 20

    Australia parliament lifts ban on facial covering

    Australia parliament lifts ban on facial covering
    [JURIST] Australia's Parliament House [official website] on Monday lifted a ban on face veils including burqas and niqabs. The short-lived ban was announced earlier this month, prohibiting persons with facial coverings from being in open…
  • Oct 20

    UN urges Iraq to place moratorium on death penalty

    UN urges Iraq to place moratorium on death penalty
    [JURIST] UN officials called on the government of Iraq Sunday to impose a moratorium on the death penalty [press release] in response to a significant rise in executions since the country restored capital punishment in 2005. The UN Assistance…
  • Oct 20

    Supreme Court to rule on hotel guest registrie

    Supreme Court to rule on hotel guest registrie
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] granted certiorari [order list, PDF] in three cases Monday. In City of Los Angeles v. Patel [cert. petition, PDF] the court has been asked to resolve a circuit split between the US Courts of…
Rank this Week: 8

Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation

Analyzes of trends and developments in workers' compensation law. By Jon L. Gelman.

http://workers-compensation.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Mediterranean Diet and Workplace Health Promotion

    Mediterranean Diet and Workplace Health Promotion
    A recent report indicates that promoting healthier dietary habits at work significantly pays off by reducing: diabetes, cancer and heart related disease. The findings were published shortly after a recent Harvard School of Public Health…
  • Oct 20

    Protecting Workers from being Destroyed by the Work Schedule

    Protecting Workers from being Destroyed by the Work Schedule
    Senator Tom Harkin Today's post comes from guest author Paul J. McAndrew, Jr., from Paul McAndrew Law Firm.I wrote the post below as an editorial in the Iowa City Press-Citizen. Because The Scheudles That Work Act is of national…
  • Oct 19

    Walmart Workers Demand $15 Wage in Several Protest

    Walmart Workers Demand $15 Wage in Several Protest
    Today's post was shared by Steven Greenhouse and comes from www.nytimes.com As retail workers step up demands for higher wages and more stable working hours, a trade organization has warned that many retailers cannot afford to pay more,…
Rank this Week: 346

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Oct 20

    The April 2014 911 Outage

    The April 2014 911 Outage
    The FCC has released a report and recommendations on the April 911 outage. The outage began April 9 and hit seven states, including North Carolina, Minnesota, and Washington. At the time, CenturyLink, a company located in Louisiana, explained…
  • Oct 17

    Leakers, Leakees, and the First Amendment

    Leakers, Leakees, and the First Amendment
    John D. Moore, Brooklyn Law School, has published In the Same Boat: Leaks, the Press, and the First Amendment at 18 Holy Cross journal of Law and Public Policy 137 (2014). Here is the abstract. In the Same Boat offers...
  • Oct 16

    Limiting Copyrightability of Illegal Work

    Limiting Copyrightability of Illegal Work
    Eldar Haber, Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law, has published Copyrighted Crimes: The Copyrightability of Illegal Works at 16 Yale Journal of Law & Technology 454 (2014). Here is the abstract. Copyright law does not explicitly…
Rank this Week: 36

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Oct 20

    Weird case of the week

    Weird case of the week
    Schuller v. Parlee, Human Rights Tribunal of OntarioA landlord is on the hook for $1,000 in damages after a finding his comments about a tenant’s daughter’s “really big boobs” had created a “poisoned home…
  • Oct 20

    Lights, camera, legal ethic

    Lights, camera, legal ethic
    Legal ethics have gone under the lights – camera lights. The Canadian Association of Legal Ethics has created a series of seven videos that will make it easier for law school faculty, bar admissions and continuing professional…
  • Oct 20

    News Roundup - October 20, 2014

    News Roundup - October 20, 2014
    CanadaB.C. Court of Appeal overturns aggravated assault conviction and orders new trial in violent beating case, The Vancouver SunAlberta court overturns murder conviction of woman claiming self-defence in death of man paying for sex, Calgary…
Rank this Week: 534

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

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

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Oct 20

    Fujitsu’s Patents: Processing, Virtual Machines & Biometric

    Fujitsu’s Patents: Processing, Virtual Machines & Biometric
    In viewing Fujitsu’s recently filed patent applications, we saw a multitude of inventions in the field of information processing, whether for the analysis of computing processes or virtualization of computing resources on physical…
  • Oct 20

    The Ebola Outbreak and Current State of Vaccine Development

    The Ebola Outbreak and Current State of Vaccine Development
    It is tough to overstate the connection between the development of vaccines and public health, however. Since the use of vaccinations was first introduced by English physician Edward Jenner in 1798, many devastating diseases have either been…
  • Oct 19

    The High Cost of Making Pharmaceutical

    The High Cost of Making Pharmaceutical
    It is nearly universally accepted (and for a reason) that the process from discovery to market is long and costly. Drugs to not invent themselves and there are significant costs associated with nearly 13 to 14 years awaiting approvals. But…
Rank this Week: 147

Business Blog

Business Blog

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

http://www.businesslawnews.com/
  • Oct 20

    U.S. Supreme Court Adds to Growing Business Docket

    U.S. Supreme Court Adds to Growing Business Docket
    The U.S. Supreme Court may not consider same-sex marriage this term, but it will address a number of important cases impacting the business community. Reuters reports that, at last tally, more than half the 48 cases on the Court’s…
  • Oct 17

    Does the Accredited Investor Definition Need a Makeover?

    Does the Accredited Investor Definition Need a Makeover?
    Does the Accredited Investor Definition Need a Makeover? The definition of “accredited investor” may be headed for some significant changes. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Investor Advisory Committee is the…
  • Oct 16

    The Key to a Successful Start-Up? Practice Makes Perfect

    The Key to a Successful Start-Up? Practice Makes Perfect
    While it may seem that some entrepreneurs are destined to succeed, a new study confirms that hard work and experience play a key role. In fact, researchers found that the most successful entrepreneurs had done it all before. As detailed by…
Rank this Week: 774

Copyfight

Copyfight

Covers the politics of IP.

http://copyfight.corante.com/
  • Oct 20

    Art & Law in Chicago

    Art & Law in Chicago
    Our friends at the John Marshall Law School in Chicago sent me an announcement for their 6th Annual Symposium that is taking place in a couple weeks. The theme this time is "Art Meets Law: The Intersection of Art and Intellectual Property"…
  • Oct 18

    Compare and Contrast Approaches to the DMCA

    Compare and Contrast Approaches to the DMCA
    Mike Masnick at Techdirt published two stories this past week that give an interesting comparison in approaches to handling DMCA takedown notices. First, Google came out with its "how we fighr piracy" report. As Masnick notes, there's not…
  • Oct 17

    CBS to HBO: Wait for Us!

    CBS to HBO: Wait for Us!
    Well, this is a surprise: broadcast network CBS has announced it too will offer a subscription service. This is good news and bad news. First, it's good that CBS is figuring out the same logic that finally hit HBO: significant (if not all)…
Rank this Week: 167

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Oct 20

    Law’s Love of Adverb

    Law’s Love of Adverb
    Ah—the maligned adverb. Many writers eschew them. Stephen King, for example, seems to hate them. In his book, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, he writes, “I believe the road to hell is paved with adverbs[.]” He likens them…
  • Oct 18

    Justice Ginsburg on Empowering Oral Argument

    Justice Ginsburg on Empowering Oral Argument
    An interview with Justice Ginsburg appears in the October issue of Elle magazine.  In the article, Justice Ginsburg describes her first oral argument before the United States Supreme Court.  Any advocate could relate to her story: I…
  • Oct 16

    Daubert Has “Teeth” (and a Pulse)

    Daubert Has “Teeth” (and a Pulse)
    The first published case on Wisconsin’s (relatively) new rule on expert opinion testimony has emerged at long last. In 2011 the legislature replaced Wisconsin’s decade’s-old approach with the federal “Daubert…
Rank this Week: 897

New Jersey Legal Update Podcast

New Jersey Legal Update Podcast

Podcast covering recent developments in New Jersey and Federal law. From Stark & Stark.

http://www.njlawblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    International Council of Shopping Centers 2014 Law Conference

    International Council of Shopping Centers 2014 Law Conference
    Stark & Stark Shareholder Jerry A. Nelson, member of the firm’s Commercial, Retail and Industrial Real Estate group, will be a speaker at the International Council of Shopping Centers 2014 U.S. Shopping Center Law…
  • Oct 16

    Former Los Angeles Clippers Owner’s Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim

    Former Los Angeles Clippers Owner’s Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim
    Stark & Stark Shareholder Scott I. Unger, member of the Litigation and Shareholder & Partner Disputes Groups, authored the article “Former Los Angeles Clippers Owner’s Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims,” which was…
  • Oct 15

    Landlord Wins Insurance Payment Due to Lease

    Landlord Wins Insurance Payment Due to Lease
    Stark & Stark Shareholder Jerry A. Nelson, member of the Commercial, Retail & Industrial Real Estate Group, authored the article “Landlord Wins Insurance Payment Due to Lease,” which was published on October, 9 2014…
Rank this Week: 223

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 20

HR Watchdog

HR Watchdog

Covers California employment laws. By the California Chamber of Commerce.

http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/
  • Oct 20

    San Diego Minimum Wage Increase Will Go to the Voter

    San Diego Minimum Wage Increase Will Go to the Voter
    The proposed January 1, 2015, increase to San Diego’s minimum wage is on hold. Opponents of the ordinance to increase the minimum wage succeeded in getting enough signatures during a petition drive to force the minimum wage proposal to…
  • Oct 16

    San José Minimum Wage to Increase in 2015

    San José Minimum Wage to Increase in 2015
    The minimum wage in San José will increase from $10.15 to $10.30 per hour effective January 1, 2015. Information about the San José minimum wage law, including a frequently asked questions document and how to file a complaint,…
  • Oct 15

    DOL Delays Enforcement of Federal Home Healthcare Rule

    DOL Delays Enforcement of Federal Home Healthcare Rule
    The federal government recently decided to delay enforcement of regulations extending minimum wage and overtime requirements to home healthcare workers for six months. The Department of Labor (DOL) made the following announcement: For the…
Rank this Week: 529

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 415

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Prenups for Same-Sex Couples in Virginia

    Prenups for Same-Sex Couples in Virginia
    The U.S. Supreme Court announced on October 6, 2014 that it was not going to consider appeals from lawmakers in five states, including Virginia, who wished to uphold same-sex marriage bans. The result: same-sex couples now have the right to…
  • Oct 16

    Custody and Visitation Do’s and Don’t

    Custody and Visitation Do’s and Don’t
    Parents going through a divorce or encountering custody or visitation issues can face a very difficult and stressful time. Each custody case is different, and there is no definitive “how-to” guide which will answer every…
  • Oct 16

    Custody and Visitation Do’s and Don’t

    Custody and Visitation Do’s and Don’t
    Parents going through a divorce or encountering custody or visitation issues can face a very difficult and stressful time. Each custody case is different, and there is no definitive “how-to” guide which will answer every…
Rank this Week: 726

New York Law Thoughts

New York Law Thoughts

Covers New York personal injury topics. By Carol L. Schlitt.

http://nylawthoughts.com
  • Oct 20

    The Schlitt Law Firm Names Scott Hancox as a Legal Analyst

    The Schlitt Law Firm Names Scott Hancox as a Legal Analyst
    The Schlitt Law Firm has announced the hiring of Scott Hancox as one of the firm’s Legal Analysts. In this capacity, Mr. Hancox will help the firm develop, analyze, and prosecute personal injury and medical malpractice cases. …
  • Oct 15

    The Schlitt Law Firm Names Nicole T. Peterson as a Legal Analyst

    The Schlitt Law Firm Names Nicole T. Peterson as a Legal Analyst
    The Schlitt Law Firm has announced the hiring of Nicole T. Peterson as one of the firm’s Legal Analysts. In this capacity, Ms. Peterson will help the firm develop, analyze, and prosecute personal injury and medical malpractice…
  • Oct 14

    What to Do if NY No Fault Terminates Your Coverage?

    What to Do if NY No Fault Terminates Your Coverage?
    If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident in New York, you automatically qualify for No Fault insurance coverage. At some point, your No Fault insurer may terminate all or some of your coverage based on a report from a doctor who…
Rank this Week: 927

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

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

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Oct 20

    Love the Earth? Visit Our Environmental Law Research Guide!

    Love the Earth? Visit Our Environmental Law Research Guide!
    Our Environmental Law Research Guide should be your first stop when doing environmental law research. Filled with links to cases, statutes, treatises, blogs and other websites, this guide will help to kick start your research.
  • Oct 17

    Snapshot of Ohio via Docket

    Snapshot of Ohio via Docket
    A recent blog in the Columbus Dispatch takes a look at the numbers coming from dockets filed in Ohio in 2013. The blog points out some good news: fewer crimes, foreclosures and trials. An interesting oddity from the article is that in 2013…
  • Oct 16

    Hot Off the Presses: Our Updated Health Law and Bioethics Research Guide

    Hot Off the Presses: Our Updated Health Law and Bioethics Research Guide
    For those students trying to attain a certificate in Health Law (and those students interested in Health Law), we proudly present our newly updated Health Law and Bioethics research guides. You should check ‘em out!
Rank this Week: 421

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Oct 20

    Not Easy, But She's Not Sorry: Elle Magazine's Must-Read Personal Story on Why Guilt Shouldn't Factor Into the Abortion Equation.

    Not Easy, But She's Not Sorry: Elle Magazine's Must-Read Personal Story on Why Guilt Shouldn't Factor Into the Abortion Equation.
    Research shows that nearly one in three women will have an abortion by age 45. So why are we so afraid to talk about it? Elle Magazine certainly isn't. This month's issue, which hits newsstands this week, brings us a lengthy, first-person…
  • Oct 20

    The Torture Secrets Are Coming

    The Torture Secrets Are Coming
    Once you've seen the Abu Ghraib photos, they're not easily forgotten. The hooded man, the electrodes, the naked bodies piled upon each other, and the grinning soldier with a thumbs up. The images are the stuff of nightmares. They're also…
  • Oct 17

    Senate Democrats: Refugee Mothers and Children "Should Not Be Treated Like Criminals."

    Senate Democrats: Refugee Mothers and Children "Should Not Be Treated Like Criminals."
    In a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson yesterday, 10 Democratic senators, including all of the party's leaders, wrote: "Mothers and their children who have fled violence in their home countries should not be treated like…
Rank this Week: 87

Animal Blawg

Animal Blawg

Covers animal law, ethics and policy. By Professor David N. Cassuto, Professor Luis E. Chiesa and law student Suzanne McMillan.

http://animalblawg.wordpress.com
  • Oct 20

    Ebola Scare for Pet

    Ebola Scare for Pet
    Nicole Miraglia Following the death of the first patient diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the United States, the news has been revolving around the outbreak in West Africa and the possible implications for the rest of the world. There are…
  • Oct 20

    Ebola Scare for Pet

    Ebola Scare for Pet
    Nicole Miraglia Following the death of the first patient diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the United States, the news has been revolving around the outbreak in West Africa and the possible implications for the rest of the world. There are…
  • Oct 18

    Cosmetics testing on animals: Do you know as much as an 8th grader?

    Cosmetics testing on animals: Do you know as much as an 8th grader?
    Kathleen Stachowski   Other Nations “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”  ~The Lorax The students were looking forward to my visit, the teacher revealed…
Rank this Week: 317

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Study Guide

    Study Guide
    Sometimes you just need a little help preparing for a law school exam.  The Study Guides LibGuide is a list of resources that you can find in the law library by subject and series.Only the most recent edition of each study guide is…
  • Oct 19

    Legal Forms Libguide

    Legal Forms Libguide
    Are you researching for various subject specific forms and would like to have all the resources in one place?  Try the Legal Forms Guide, this guide provides lists of major sets (like Bender's, American Jurisprudence and more),…
  • Oct 17

    Current State Statutes now online

    Current State Statutes now online
    Most of us look online for state statutes anyway.  Now it is official - to get the current statutes for states*, you should look either on Lexis Advance, Westlaw Next, Bloomberg Law or the web.On the web, you can find links to all of the…
Rank this Week: 357

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers California family law. By Claery & Green.

http://www.claerygreen.com/Family-Law-Blog.aspx
  • Oct 20

    There Is No Need to Be Friends with An Ex

    There Is No Need to Be Friends with An Ex
    Many divorce guidelines have generally supported remaining friendly with an ex-spouse following a divorce, especially when children are involved. While co-parenting is an invaluable tool for those with children, having a working relationship…
  • Oct 17

    Oasis Frontman's Divorce Complicates Child Support Trial

    Oasis Frontman's Divorce Complicates Child Support Trial
    The famed singer of band Oasis is facing issues with a child-support settlement that depends on the finalization of the divorce with his estranged wife in England. Liam Gallagher split from his wife in London after it was revealed that he had…
  • Oct 16

    Wife of American Idol Host Files for Divorce

    Wife of American Idol Host Files for Divorce
    After 19 years of marriage, the wife of former "American Idol" host has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split. Friendly Divorce for Randy and Erika The couple was married in 1995 and remained…
Rank this Week: 690

eNewsUSA

eNewsUSA

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

http://enewsusa.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    EPA's Rules on Ozone-Depleting Chemicals Miss the Mark on Health and Climate Protection

    EPA's Rules on Ozone-Depleting Chemicals Miss the Mark on Health and Climate Protection
    EPA's Rules on Ozone-Depleting Chemicals Miss the Mark on Health and Climate Protection - (October 17, 2014) – David Doniger, director of the Natural Resources Defense Council's Climate and Clean Air Program, made this comment on…
  • Oct 17

    IPCC releases full Working Group II report

    IPCC releases full Working Group II report
    IPCC releases full Working Group II report - Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released the full version (1820-pages) of its contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Climate Change 2014:…
  • Oct 16

    EPA Approves Dow's Enlist Duo, Herbicide Containing 2, 4-D and Glyphosate

    EPA Approves Dow's Enlist Duo, Herbicide Containing 2, 4-D and Glyphosate
    EPA Announces Final Decision to Register Enlist Duo, Herbicide Containing 2, 4-D and Glyphosate/Risk assessment ensures protection of human health, including infants, children - EPA announced it is registering in six states the…
Rank this Week: 538

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Oct 20

    Advertising Leaders: Come Clean with Industry Fraud

    Advertising Leaders: Come Clean with Industry Fraud
    “Warning: The Internet advertising market is dangerous, unregulated and crawling with bots, scammers and questionable traffic. There’s a serious risk a quarter of your ads will never be seen by a real person. And even the biggest…
  • Oct 17

    ’Tis the Season for Data Breaches, Identity Theft

    ’Tis the Season for Data Breaches, Identity Theft
    As U.S. consumers head into the shopping season – the weather is getting cooler, and the holidays are getting closer – it is a good idea to take extra precautions to protect bank accounts, credit cards and personal identity. Data…
  • Oct 8

    E-Discovery Cases — Herding Cats would be easier

    E-Discovery Cases — Herding Cats would be easier
    Two disturbing cases for different, but similar reasons. When did parties jump from collection and culling of documents to simply turning over all possible evidence blindly and relying on a claw back agreement to protect the producing party?…
Rank this Week: 721

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

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

http://lawyerist.com
  • Oct 20

    John Oliver Finds a Way to Put Cameras in the Supreme Court — Sort Of

    John Oliver Finds a Way to Put Cameras in the Supreme Court — Sort Of
    Don't watch this unless you want to see Scalia depicted as an actual bulldog, Alito as a poodle, and the court reporter as a chicken.
  • Oct 20

    Q: Doesn’t My Password Protect My Computer?

    Q: Doesn’t My Password Protect My Computer?
    A: No. There are basically two “doors” to your computer. Your password only protects one.
  • Oct 17

    It’s Time for Lawyers to Re-Think the Cloud

    It’s Time for Lawyers to Re-Think the Cloud
    If you don’t use appropriate technology, you are doing your clients and your ethical obligations just as much a disservice as if you use inappropriate technology. Sometimes, the cloud is the right tool for the job, and sometimes it…
Rank this Week: 113

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Oct 20

    AALS Newsletter - Request for Information

    AALS Newsletter - Request for Information
    Monique Lillard (Univ. of Idaho) and Natasha Martin (Seattle Univ.) pass along the following request for information for the annual AALS newsletter. Call for information for Joint Newsletter published by the AALS Sections on Labor and…
  • Oct 18

    DOL on Paid Family Leave

    DOL on Paid Family Leave
    image from www.DOL.gov In an interesting post from the official Department of Labor blog, the agency discusses the importance of paid family leave in the workplace. As the only industrialized nation without such paid leave, this country lags…
  • Oct 15

    Judge Rejects EEOC Severance Suit Against CVS

    Judge Rejects EEOC Severance Suit Against CVS
    Many of you have been following the EEOC's high-profile litigation against CVS, where the agency challenged the validity of the severance agreements offered to terminated employees. While workers waived their rights to litigation as part of…
Rank this Week: 18

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment…

Pennsylvania Labor and Employment Blog

Covers employment and labor law issues. By McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC.

http://www.palaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    NLRB Modifies Standard Remedial Notice to Include QR Code and Link to Board's Web Site

    NLRB Modifies Standard Remedial Notice to Include QR Code and Link to Board's Web Site
    This post was contributed by Adam L. Santucci, an Attorney in McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC's Labor & Employment Practice Group in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The National Labor Relations Board recently took the opportunity, in a case…
  • Oct 1

    Workers' Compensation: Advantages of Self-Insurance

    Workers' Compensation: Advantages of Self-Insurance
    This post was contributed by Paul D. Clouser. While Paul has over 25 years of experience representing clients in workers' compensation matters and employment litigation, Paul is new to McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC's Labor &…
  • Sep 26

    EEOC's Attack On Severance Agreements Dealt Blow

    EEOC's Attack On Severance Agreements Dealt Blow
    This post was contributed by Adam R. Long, an Attorney in McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC's Labor & Employment Practice Group in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. As we noted earlier this year, the EEOC has begun filing legal challenges to…
Rank this Week: 777

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • Oct 20

    Ebola is the New Black

    Ebola is the New Black
    Ok, not really, but I figured it was a catchier title than “Ebola is the new paranoia for the stupid genetic refuse that proves that Idiocracy was not just a movie, but a prophecy.” That would just not do as a headline. But, I…
  • Oct 20

    Ebola is the New Black

    Ebola is the New Black
    Ok, not really, but I figured it was a catchier title than “Ebola is the new paranoia for the stupid genetic refuse that proves that Idiocracy was not just a movie, but a prophecy.” That would just not do as a headline. But, I…
  • Oct 16

    Your Kids’ Facebook Activities Can Subject You to Liability (But See 47 U.S.C. § 230?)

    Your Kids’ Facebook Activities Can Subject You to Liability (But See 47 U.S.C. § 230?)
    As a general rule, parents are not liable for their childrens’ actions simply by virtue of the fact that they are the kid’s parents. (I wish it were different, as that might put a leash on our idiocracy devolution, but sigh). That…
Rank this Week: 180

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Oct 20

    Today in Attack Ads: Dan Patrick of Texa

    Today in Attack Ads: Dan Patrick of Texa
    Dan Patrick is running for Liutenant Governor of Texas. And he wants you to know that "ISIS terrorists threaten to cross our border and kill Americans." The only thing standing in their way? "The Texas Rangers and National…
  • Oct 20

    Mike Nichols From Germany | Film and Theater Director

    Mike Nichols From Germany | Film and Theater Director
    Photo courtesy of IMDb Mike Nichols From Germany | Film and Theater Director Born in Berlin in 1931, the renowned film and theater director Mike Nichols began his career as an actor in a comedy troupe before making his Tony...
  • Oct 20

    RIP Elizabeth Pena (1959-2014)

    RIP Elizabeth Pena (1959-2014)
    We recently learned of the loss of Elizabeth Peña, a Cuban-American actress who appeared in such major studio pictures as “Rush Hour” and La Bamba, independent films including John Sayles’ generational drama “Lone Star,” and a host…
Rank this Week: 16

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/
Rank this Week: 458

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 459

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Oct 20

    Electronic Frontier Foundation Responds To FBI Director

    Electronic Frontier Foundation Responds To FBI Director
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Oct 20

    Winning...Why Is It So Important?

    Winning...Why Is It So Important?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Oct 20

    Florida Supreme Court Limits Right To Search Mobile Phones For Location

    Florida Supreme Court Limits Right To Search Mobile Phones For Location
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 156

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Question: Does This Seem Libelous?

    Question: Does This Seem Libelous?
    According to newly-invested Judge Bloom (congratulations!!), it just might:What in Tarnation is a Surrogate Dibble, No way this can be a real human beings name, low class redneck pig excrement, redneck asshole, PATHETIC, LOWCLASS, INBRED…
  • Oct 17

    Plan B

    Plan B
    Should Amendment 1 and other efforts to prevent the end of all life on Earth fail, it's good to have a Plan B!Don’t worry about climate change guys. If we destroy this planet, we’ll just move to another one! Well, not exactly…
  • Oct 17

    How Do You Execute Against a Terrorist Organization? Plus "Bad Judge" Friday!

    How Do You Execute Against a Terrorist Organization? Plus "Bad Judge" Friday!
    It's Friday, so let's keep it light with the 11th Circuit discussing FARC:On February 13, 2003, Keith Stansell, Marc Gonsalves, Thomas Howes, and Thomas Janis were flying over Colombia while performing counter-narcotics reconnaissance.…
Rank this Week: 201

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Oct 20

    WC Cost Reduction Webinar Garners Unprecedented Participation

    WC Cost Reduction Webinar Garners Unprecedented Participation
    Lowering Workers’ Comp Costs – Best Practices webinar attracted over 750 industry professionals, including employers, risk managers, safety directors, brokers, consultants, or producers involved in claims management, specific…
  • Oct 20

    Take The Extra Step When Describing Workers Comp Injury

    Take The Extra Step When Describing Workers Comp Injury
        Adjusters are very particular on wording, especially when it describes an injury or event.  Below I am going to use some real-world examples of injury descriptions from real work comp claims.  Don’t laugh, you…
  • Oct 17

    Washington L&I Cites Olympia Roofing Busine

    Washington L&I Cites Olympia Roofing Busine
    The roofing business can be one of the most dangerous fields out there, especially if safety protocol is not being followed.   Recently, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) cited an Olympia roofing company…
Rank this Week: 172

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Oct 20

    Impacts of Recent Developments on Use of Adjunct

    Impacts of Recent Developments on Use of Adjunct
    It’s an important time to analyze the impacts on the use of adjuncts of the downturn in law school enrollment and of the Post Macrate Report efforts to change law schools and perhaps reduce the costs. Historically, financial expediency…
  • Oct 20

    Welcome David Lander To The Lounge

    Welcome David Lander To The Lounge
    We're pleased to welcome David Lander for a visit to the Lounge. David is a long-time adjunct professor for Saint Louis University School of Law where he teaches courses in bankruptcy, economic justice, and the history, impacts and regulation…
  • Oct 19

    Journal Legal Education: Call for Essay Review

    Journal Legal Education: Call for Essay Review
    I'm delighted to report that the Journal of Legal Education has issued a call for book reviews and book review proposals. Cribbing now from their proposal: The Journal of Legal Educaiton (JLE) believes that review essays constitute an…
Rank this Week: 92

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations Today

Provides analysis, resources and commentary on developments in traditional labor law. By McKenna Long & Aldridge.

http://www.laborrelationstoday.com/
  • Oct 20

    Basketball Players Union Brings In New GC

    Basketball Players Union Brings In New GC
    The New York Times is reporting that the NBA Players Association has hired a new General Counsel.  As the reader may recall, the NBAPA has had a big year already.  The union fired its last chief after an investigation revealed…
  • Oct 17

    FairPoint Workers Hit The Picket

    FairPoint Workers Hit The Picket
    Union members working for FairPoint Communications across New England hit the pickets this morning after the company refused to come back to the bargaining table.  The employees, represented in negotiations by the International…
  • Oct 16

    IL Teachers’ Strike Enters Second Week

    IL Teachers’ Strike Enters Second Week
    Teachers in Waukegan, Illinois will hit the pickets for the ninth school day in a row.  Negotiations between the school board and teachers’ union officials took place yesterday, but broke down with no signs of a deal nearing. A…
Rank this Week: 779

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    OT2013 opinion announcement

    OT2013 opinion announcement
    At the beginning of every Term, the Court releases the complete recordings of sessions to the National Archives and Records Administration. Oyez has collected these recordings and posted audio of all opinion announcements, including dissents…
  • Oct 20

    Privacy of hotel guest lists at issue

    Privacy of hotel guest lists at issue
    The Supreme Court, taking on an issue that reaches hotels and motels across the nation, agreed on Monday to rule on the power of city governments to require commercial lodgings to open their guest lists to the police.  In agreeing to…
  • Oct 20

    Breaking New

    Breaking New
    The Court has granted three new cases and called for the views of the Solicitor General in one more.Court has granted three new cases and called for the views of the Solicitor General in one more.
Rank this Week: 32

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    No Backing Down by NFL agent Sean Stellato

    No Backing Down by NFL agent Sean Stellato
    Last year at a conference I met Sean Stellato, an NFL agent based in Massachusetts. Sean has over a dozen clients on the Patriots and other NFL teams. Sean has since become an insightful and candid mentor to my UNH Law students who are…
  • Oct 18

    Not So Fast on NJ Sports Betting; Injunction Hearing Loom

    Not So Fast on NJ Sports Betting; Injunction Hearing Loom
    With yesterday's bombshell announcement that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed legislation partially repealing the state-law prohibition against sports wagering and withdrew his federal court motion seeking to clarify and/or…
  • Oct 16

    Jameis Winston, FSU's Student Code and Due Proce

    Jameis Winston, FSU's Student Code and Due Proce
    In a new SI.com article, I look at the many reasons why Jameis Winston should be worried about a university hearing and what legal options he has to stop it. I interviewed several top legal minds for this story, including Daniel Wallach, Erin…
Rank this Week: 445

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Oct 20

    LegalEyes for October 20,2014

    LegalEyes for October 20,2014
    by Caroline CoxDavid Savage of the Los Angeles Times provides analysis of the Supreme Court’s action on the Texas voter ID law and its record on voting rights.In Slate, Richard Hasen praises Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dissent…
  • Oct 20

    LegalEyes for October 20,2014

    LegalEyes for October 20,2014
    by Caroline CoxDavid Savage of the Los Angeles Times provides analysis of the Supreme Court’s action on the Texas voter ID law and its record on voting rights.In Slate, Richard Hasen praises Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dissent…
  • Oct 17

    Judicial Power, Same-Sex Marriage and Political Backlash: Why the High Court Was Right to Wait

    Judicial Power, Same-Sex Marriage and Political Backlash: Why the High Court Was Right to Wait
    by Eric J. Segall, the Kathy and Lawrence Ashe Professor of Law, Georgia State University College of LawPrior to the oral arguments in the 2013 same-sex marriage cases involving the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and…
Rank this Week: 635

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

San Antonio Employment Law Blog

Discuss labor and employment law issues for the San Antonio, Texas community. By Thomas J. Crane.

http://www.sanantonioemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Racism Alive and Well in East Texa

    Racism Alive and Well in East Texa
    Racism comes in degrees. A wise man once said we are all racist to some degree. Well, one truck driver in East Texas is way off to one degree. On the back of his pick-up truck, he has professionally painted a picture of a a banana and Pres.…
  • Oct 16

    Jimmy John's Requires Non-Compete Agreement

    Jimmy John's Requires Non-Compete Agreement
    Non-competition agreements have been around for a long time. They have usually been used for saelsmen who have access to cloesly guarded customer lists and to doctors. But, now, they have been uased for hourly employees at a sandwich chain.…
  • Oct 8

    Court Finds Factual Issues Regarding Accommodation

    Court Finds Factual Issues Regarding Accommodation
                  The ADA Amendments Act was passed in 2009. Since then, courts have addressed more fundamental questions about disability claims, such as what are the essential functions of a job and how can…
Rank this Week: 420

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

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

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Regional Focus: Australia

    Regional Focus: Australia
    Event: Between Innocence and Deviance: Figuring the Asylum-seeker Child in Australia, London, 10 November 2014 [info]- CMRB seminar. Reserve a space by 7 November 2014.Publications:2015-2016 Refugee and Humanitarian Program: Discussion…
  • Oct 20

    Regional Focus: Europe

    Regional Focus: Europe
    Events & opportunities: *'Undesirable and Unreturnable': The UK’s Response to Excluded Asylum Seekers and Other Migrants Suspected of Serious Criminality, London, 23 October 2014 [info]- Free event, but registration…
  • Oct 20

    News: It's Open Access Week!

    News: It's Open Access Week!
    Open Access Week 2014 begins today.  Its aim is to promote "Open Access as a new norm in scholarship and research."  So what exactly is Open Access (OA)? Literature that is OA is defined as "digital, online, free of charge, and free…
Rank this Week: 334

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Nursing Homes Abuse Blog

Covers common problems encountered by residents and their families aat nursing homes and assisted living facilities. By Jonathan Rosenfeld.

http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Elderly with Hip Fractures in Nursing Homes Face Grim Prognosi

    Elderly with Hip Fractures in Nursing Homes Face Grim Prognosi
    When an elderly person is injured in a nursing home, his or her chances of survival can become slim. If the nursing facility is understaffed or lacks resources, an elderly person may be unable to ever properly heal from his or her injuries.…
  • Oct 13

    Hidden Cameras Allow Families To Track Care In Nursing Home

    Hidden Cameras Allow Families To Track Care In Nursing Home
    When someone we care about is admitted into a nursing home, we expect him or her to be safe. Many of us see these facilities as a safe haven for elderly relatives and aging parents, a place where they have onsite doctors and nurses and…
  • Oct 6

    Court Slashes Nursing Home Negligence Verdict

    Court Slashes Nursing Home Negligence Verdict
    In June 2014, the justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court slashed the $90 million verdict awarded to Dorothy Douglas in her Charleston nursing home abuse case. Even though the justices called the conduct of the nursing home…
Rank this Week: 242

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/
  • Oct 20

    List of ICD-9 Code

    List of ICD-9 Code
    Our law firm, when handling personal injury or Social Security disability cases, has to deal with the International Classification of Diseases codes daily. The codes are abbreviated as ICD codes, and the latest is version nine. So ICD-9…
  • Oct 17

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    You’ve heard of a “New York Minute.” Here it is, literally: New York Minute from The Cleverkids on Vimeo.
  • Oct 16

    Knowing Your Legal Rights After Suffering Injury from Auto Collision

    Knowing Your Legal Rights After Suffering Injury from Auto Collision
    When you are a victim in an auto accident you may be surprised to know that the settlement you receive may vary differently depending on unrelated things. Did you know that the results can be different if you are in a car, truck or motorcycle…
Rank this Week: 879

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

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

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Oct 20

    Foreclosure Supreme Court Opinion - 10/20/2014

    Foreclosure Supreme Court Opinion - 10/20/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Foreclosure Opinions Body: SC19099 - Hartford v. McKeever ("The primary issue that we must resolve in this certified appeal is whether the Appellate Court properly determined as a matter of law that the plaintiff,…
  • Oct 17

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinion -10/17/2014

    Habeas Appellate Court Opinion -10/17/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Habeas Opinions Body: AC34454 - Joseph v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; "The petitioner claims that the habeas court erred in concluding that his trial counsel, Attorney Thomas E. Farver, rendered effective…
  • Oct 16

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinions - 10/16/2014

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinions - 10/16/2014
    Category: Recent Decisions;Juvenile Law Opinions Body: AC36721 - In re Kylik A. (Termination of parental rights; "The respondent mother, Denice S., appeals from the judgments of the trial court rendered in favor of the petitioner, the…
Rank this Week: 197